The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1949 · Page 13
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May 25, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

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WEDNESDAY, MAT », 1949 BI.YTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THIRTEEN OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams CUW-V, TMCRES AN OUP SAYWG THATACOWKT/ VJORTH A C*RW OFF A Our Boarding House with Moj. Hoople YEAH, Bumf's, _ _ SOOSE-PlMPlV A CArt Wlrt rS MlD&tfc Of A. CCACKL POT COMM6RaA.L "Mfe MAJOR'S VOICE I'D CWfHER 1*1,A -fiS GALLOP ACROSS) FArt MAIL PVE^MlDl A RAILROAD* "VOfiEM)» CLUSTO4.TR6STLC ON) Jk 3AIL.' HEAR Ik A POGO IT.' -<£S STICK.' THOSE MILS ARfc IWftFTY Identity of Famous Indian Guide Argued FORT WASHAKIE, Wyo! M'l—A dead whnle seen on the Pacific coast by the I^ewis and Clark expedition 145 years ago Is claiming at- Itot'on In Wyoming these days, vsacajawea. the Indian woman who wa.s with the expedition, wns impressed by the whnle, historians agree. Wyoming people believe she was burled here In 1884. They want Consrcss to build n big memorial for her. But other historians say she died in South Dakota in 1812. Wyoming people say that the woman buried here in IBM often -spoke of the whale and other Incidents of tlie Lewis and Clark expedition. They are usini: these reixirts to back their claim for a memorial. Sacajiuvea \vns the wife of Char- hnnnean. a Rlllde for Lewis and Clark. But Wyoming people say Charhonneau had several Indian wives. The woman who died in South Dakota in 1812 was another of these wives, they say. Sacajawca was the one who went along on the expedition and she died and was buried in Wyoming in 188' when she was 100 years old. they Insist. According to the Twentieth Cnrv tury Fund, large corporations us- ^lly make'profits at a lower rati \lwan small : ones but thev also los' money at R lower rate. Read Courier News Want Ads. Treat Your Watch To A New Check-Up • Prompt Service • Reasonable Prices THE STORYi K««r \»mrt f «»••«••, am* •! wkoM mmj >*<•»••* Ih* hr!4«- »l Hr.rj C*-cfc H-rdi» C . KdFB" •• 3ft . rluri* iw* wo•»«•*, KDHA HrCair*. Molllr Sfark. Kre« Sill well a»4 Ccnrftc B »»«•«>••**. HnUlr U +mt- f trine from •• l»J«ry i* her Iff. • • • TTARDING put in, "You were coming to Speare Island, Mr. Sillwell?" "Speare Island? Isn't this Cliirl- on Island? "No. Is thai where you were heading?" "Sure. To photograph the bird life." "You missed it well over 500 miles." Nona McGuire laughed. "You and that other woman take bird pictures too?" Mabel Jones asked. "Heavens no," Nona said sweetly. "Mis« Stark and I are atmosphere and background. The motion picture industry requires such things you know," "You're in the movies?" Lil!y Warren asked. "We were able to squeeze in time to make the trip when Mr Sillwell insisted," Nona said. Fred Sillwell groaned. "Fifteen thousand dollars worth •( equipment gone. To say nothing of the yacht. The insurance won't hal cover the loss." "What happened?" Hardini asked. "We were going along, under scrap of sail when all at once w were in breakers. 1 thought J sai an opening and tried to make i 1 Without the auxiliary we couldn' 1 We struck, lost the mast, and then were in calmer water. The Gull wing must have been cut wid open forward. She sailed rigd from under IM, just as we mad out a cliff against the sky. We'i all good swimmers, but 1 doo Factory-Trained Experts to Serve You! n H E i F i s ITMB I, HIIIMII, KltlKlt All Work Guaranteed now bow we all made it ashore. y the way, 1 want to thank who- ver it was who pulled me out hose last (ew (eet." 'Somebody gave me a hand oo," George admitted. "Somebody must have helped ie," Nona shuddered. "1 know le last thing i remembered was bolting on sandy water, and then wag on the beach." They looked at each other. "Maybe," George said unwill- ngly, "Mollie was busy. Maybe hat's how she got hurt." Harding'! face relaxed a trifle What happened then?" 5 took it up. "We lieard •* Mollie groaning. We found her nd bandaged the cut as best we could. By the touch system. The water was getting higher. We were,backed up almost to the base if the clia. I thought— I thought he water was going to get us aftei all. We started looking for i break in the clifl." He shivered Agnes Firth cleared her throa oudly. She blushed when every one looked at her, "I—I'm sorry." she murmured. "It must have been dreadful.- Nona McGuire said, "1 couldnt jelieve il at first when I saw th* light But it was a break in the clifl, and there was a trail. Some how we managed to grope ou way along it until we could thi; bouse." Harding frowned suspiciously "You saw a light from the beach That's strange. You must nav been on the Fishermen's Beach It's the only possible place on th west side of the island where yoi might have struck and survivei You were fortunate indeed. But don't understand the light" "What difference don it makeT Sillwell asked. "Look, we've been told we can't smoke. How abou another drink?" "The supply Ja limited." Har ding said stiffly. "We don't en courage booze fighting on Speare Island." -Who-l lighting it?" Slllwe ked amiably "! welcome It with )cn nrms." lie took the uoltle hy Warren handed him. "We had luck," Hnscombc put , "What is this Island, a resort? any people here?" "You've soon them all," Hunting lid. "It Is my island." • • • M1ERE was a silence broken by a gurgle as George poured msell a drink Harding glared t him, but the younger man was oo nearsighted to notice. "Happy mdlngs." Bascombe said. "Are you in communication with ie mainland?" Fred asked. Harding hesitated, then spoke uickly. "Ordinarily. But the :orm put the radio out of action. Otherwise 1 would have asked be- ore if there was anyone you wnnted notified." George Basoombe laughed. "No- ody'll miss us for weeks. Nobody ares—" lie stopped abruptly, jent down to rub the ankle Sill- well had kicked under the table. "When the radio's working guin." Fred said. "I'd like to get n touch with my attorney in Lo« Angeles. He'll send for us, unless you have a boat here?" 'No. I'll send the message aa soon as possible. In the meantime '11 make you all as comfortable as possible." "If J only had a-pair of glasses,* eorge mourned. "In return," Harding went on, 'while you are guests, I'll ask you be governed by Speare Island rules of conduct." "Oh certainly," Sillwell prom- sed. "Private lawsf" Bascombe chuckled. "What are they?" Henry Harding did not smile. "Tonight you should rest. There'a a cot for Miss McGuire in the room with Miss Cosgrove and Mrs. Warren, and coU for the two at you here in the main room. Tomorrow we'll see about other quarters and go into detail*." Sillwell stood up. "Compared to where we might have been sleeping tonight, anything will be luxurious." "I hope you'll remember that,* Harding said, "if at any time in the future our ways do not meet with your approval." 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