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SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 1949 BnrTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams WHATS THAT ARMLOAD VCU'RE 6O1KJS TO PILfc HAMEfi'T S££W VfcXJ -^BAH.'TEYiriG WOCK SO HARD SiriCfA^POMP Me •yo STARTED TO DlS { 1S FOTH.e/~ THA.T SECBCT TUHHEL) &o SUP irtra SO -ytHJ CPOLD ^<SOUC ROt^PfCa CEJAMJL IKl LA vJlTHOOT TAW LOKAPS oi r^r-Vop JACKS',' THE n«AD.' ' ^ WAIT; GIVE METH 1 NUMBERS ON THAT JOB FIRST. SOM6 OF TH'DENTS IS SO DEEP rr JOLTS HIM WHEN TH 1 PENCIL DENTS IM Tt-W DESK, HE'LL SOON BEUSl TH' SIDES TO WRITE OKJ-- HIS MOTES LOOk LIKE USEP-UP PUNCH BOARPS SJOVV.' ACHlMG BACK? ARS VOU L*i)«CH:,JG A -CKRE5PowoeNJcescuoot_ OM -MS ACT OF , fWOO WDME'LU Ov/eRA,LLS to STAMP tut Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople Richest of All Gold Strikes Reported in Africa by Big Operator JOHANNESBURG. South Africa, June 4. itPi—A sold strike described as the richest and most sensational in South Africa's history \vus announced here today by the Free State Gold Areas, Limited. The discovery was made on Farm Erfdecl, 12 miles southeast of Oren- daals-Rust in the Orange Free State where a borehole reportedly has produced an assay exceeding 400 ounces •Jf gold to a toil. Tiiis is more than double the value of the big strike on Farm Geduld In 1916 which sent gold stocks soaring. b The Free State Gold Areas, Liin- "itert owns Farm Erfdccl. Specula- tore said the strike might start another gold boom In the Orange Free State. There were more than eis;ht million volumes and pamphlets in the Library of Congress at the close ol 1947. Till: STOIIVi lira < ,,-ir,,,. „,. M'c'rrtly aclHitla •!«« r«Mie t* Spettrr ("land lutl i« brcniar Ihe wlrr •! llrni-y CouKb IlKrdlii);, hut ait •• -•eiiti-r. 1. iiuc >:ui,(l,d !.„, ,., *r,,lk ,,t l,i:i r W.r,,,, .„„,.,, c "' '»" <" "•••! IfnrilliiK. nra. kiiiri.ir. llr.i iiiiiko naiuarr irla di.w. to ihr bca.k via iKr fuaU- ul», ™n.v.n.v In ,, k |,i Mil,.., body .»» round. Tbfr, Af «nd. evl- d«oc» ihai aaorlala.; bad r..i.« "IUMB ike rui-«- i»t iar t-llff. 1'aca eni-n*; KHea lh. ,*!,„ »,.,Td, nlall. i rip . . r thul oi>en> one rnd of ihe Hra aavea Mu» Klrlh frnai "",',""' Straaitely ,r.on»h. Har- did Mot wara her about ih* r a. he hnd n.-irned Be.. FM and AM 7 Tubes Plus Rectifier Listen to (he Ball Game In Noise-Free Comfort $5 DOWN $5 A MONTH IIHH FI S XIX JJENRY HARDING was saving generator fuel ag.-iin and the two women worked by candlelight. Nona McGuire held Ihe cardboard carton while Bea stacked in the boltles and jars of cosmetics from Mrs. Warren's side of Ihe dresser lo[X "Don'l you want any of Ihnse?" Bra asked. Nona slammed the box down on Ihe door. "No, 1 don't want any of them! You know 1 couldn't use them now. And why'cl you stop mo at the graveside' I'd have told him a Ihmg or two! I've given better funerals to pels of mine." "What good would it do?" Miss Cosgrove asked. "It'd just be decent to have some sort of service." "I don't mean that. I mean telling Harding oft." "Well. I'd have felt better anyway. That man! Honest he may be Ihe kind you can feel sorry for when you don't have" to be around him. Bui does he make you hon- !»ng mad. 1 " "Feel sorry for?" Bea asked in surprise. "Why should you feel " Maybe be- sorry for him?' "Oh I don'l know. .,, a y ut: „;cause he Ihinks he's so smarl Pre- ^cncls lo, I mean, while he plays 1 ^"!?i!?. t K s -.. I i c .'™ ta "P»«<»«l i behind it. And right, an -au.se he's jelly ins j t l c ; ?",V. l °?:, Mol! ' e '5 got him.' 2»d," Bea pojnled to prelend you're . OIIL -v™ o"U You dumb. A dumb blonde But you were mad enough at Harding to let Sillwell's lie aboul your marriage pass. Or are you married to George?" Nona (auglied. "Fat cliance." "You like him though." "I don't like him," Nona insisted. "Not while he's learned up with Fred Sillwell." Sbe opened Ule closet tioor. handed out the few garments Lilly Warren liad lefL * * * '•'J^HAT'S not much (or a person to leave." Nona said. She picket! up (he sweater. "Lilly Warren. Good time Lilly! Blow your head oft Lilly, a won't hurt as much as going on." "You knew her well?" "I knew her. She asked me not lo tell anyone here, but that doesn't malter much now. does it? She used to come in the beauty shop where I worked. Gay. full of life. Smart Knew all the angles. She was willing lo give me a hand. 'I'll get you out of the beauty parlor, honey, show you how to live. I'll show you how to get what you want out of life.' " Nona McGuire folded the green sweater carefully. Her hands shook as she put it gently back into the carton. "Well, you showed me Lilly. Goodby for now." Bea Cosgrove kept her voice harsh when she snapped, "Stop acting like the wayward daughter in a Z picture. Be yourself. She's just as dead as if she'd had a fine funeral and led 10 mink coats." The younger woman's body relaxed, and her eyes shone with anger. "You're hardhearted, aren't you? Smirking and smiling and sympathetic on lop!" "I know," Bea said wpririly, "and underneath I'm jusl flint." "All right. Go ahead and laugh. I suppose it is funny to you to think someone would have any feelings. Kow'd you gel thai hard? Forty-year-old school teacher! Why do you lie about your age?" "You think I'm oider?" "No. And it's an easy way to fool most people. When a woman says she's 40. people believe she's that at least. But you can't (ool me. Where are (he little lines around your eyes? Where's thai sag in the chin? Where's lhat coarsening of Ihe skin you need make-up lo hide? If you've been using make-up, if you've tried to hide 10 years, it always shows lo people who know. You're nearer 30 lhan 40." "Have ii your w;iy. Shall we get to bed? At least I'm old enough so 1 apprechue a qood night's sleep. Don't you want to leave your col and lake the other bed?" McGUIRE glared at her, did not answer. She walked stilTly to Ihe cot. climbed in and pulled Ihe cover so viciously it came up from the bottom. Miss Cosgrove blew out the candle. made a more leisurely entrance to her own bed. She said, "Good night." She was certain the low multer from the girl's cot was noi an echo of thai wish. She knew she would not sleep, yet she forced herself to relax, tried to make her breathing more even. A long hour passed. A silent hour. Nona's cot creaked. There was a little snuffle. Bea waited. The cot creaked again. The snufTle was clearer. Bare feel pattered on the floor. "Miss Cosgrovei Miss Cosgrove! Oh please wake up!" Bea sat up, reached oul and took Nona's arm. "I'm awake, ll's all right. I'm awake," "T-t-lomorrow I won't act like this. 1 — 1 promise. T-lonight 1 can't stand it." Miss Cosgrove pulled the sobbing girl inlo the narrow bed beside her. She held her unlil the shuddering subsided gradually. "It'll work oul, Nona." she said softly. "Go to sleep now. It'll work out." Long after the girl was asleep Bea still held her. Bui it was to herself, she tried lo give some com- forl now when she whispered, "ItU work- out all right." (To Be Continued) "Pretend we don't know him—your father will be there ten minutes giving that driver his lecture on the rights _ of pedestrians!" PRISCILLA'S POP FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOSSER Yes? I CAMT GET O/ER HMD IMG THE WRITER OF MAHAWA NCVCK. CMC SMAovsioe / Ktr Yen/at MAKIN& GO*S I urnt Of DOUGH, AOCe.' WW.T* I KMOW. CINCH WAY TO Gtl •—~ n ' «*«••»*• /*•—'—T s, 8ur 1 SIMG rr— 1 Bur • r s OM THE RADIO, / ir STIU- NEEDS MORE , PlUiOtfJG/ Pigeon Flies to Class LAWTON. Okhi. _«>,_ Junior AKin, Law ton student who lives 10 miles northeast of here has a pigeon which follows him faithfully When junior gets on his motor scooter to go to school, the bird flutters behind him. Turkey Is now working on m 18.000 mile road-building program aided b.v Aincmiui capital, knoa-- how and machinery. British coal production in 1948 totaled 208 million tons—11 million ions more than 1947 production, but still below the prewar level. SHEET METAL WORK- OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil n\ills. Custom Sheering up lo 1/4 int-li thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway ~ "My creditors were stretching me just like that until I got a loan from GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASf CORPORA T /ON and paid th* m oH.' 4% HOME LOANS Klbert S. Johnson The Kqmtable Liie Assurance Society Phont- ri-"8 Evenings PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Kenl a Camera for Color Pictures I'hc ideal waj to remcmbei ipecUi occasiuns. Also other types of cameras for rent BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 20f)fi W. Main Phone 3K47 .STUDEBAKER I'hone 888 REVOLUTIONARY NEW STUDEBAKER TRUCKS! C O New Styling New Comfort New Ruggcdness New Performance y our rcfiu.rtnKnts, from Chamblin Sales Co. STUDEBAKER BY AL VERMEER LOOK AT HIM, PLAVING CATCH WITH HIS DAD AGAIN , WE. NEVER DO THINGS TOGETHER/ VOLTRE ALWAYS ' BY M1CHAKL O'tMALLEY and RALPH LANE AN EX-COPPER LIKE YOU CAN TEU 1K1S AIN'T NO WATiR PISTOL IN MY POCKET, FLINT. 1 WANT THAT PAPER.STUCK UP THERE. 1 WANT IT BAD THERE'S HANDMOtDS FOOTHOLDS. MAKE A HUMAN H.Y- Bur FAS WASH TUBIIS BY LESLIE TURNER WHEN THEY RUN OUTA AMMUNITION AW TH 1 POSSE BEGIN AM 1 COMBED EVER' IWCH CT THEIR/ HMM ROUTE FRO* TH' RANK TOT«'* RIVER. TIME A*)' A01N'»WITHOUT EVER FINDKJ- ft DO^g op TH . »5AOOO.Q g .TH' BOX IT >V^ It!! THROWEDlTINIM'Klveft... W'irsUNKWGWCKS ANVWW, FOLKS DUG BUGS BUNN Buck lo Ihe (iur}>;( K e Can OH, THM SUCH A THINS SHOULD HAPPEN TO 1, SVLVESTER PUSSYCAT.' 1 \M BUT A HOMELESS PEBBLE, ON THE SANDS XwHW TIME .' LIFE IS AN EMPTY SHELL, NX) PLACE TO LAV THIS / WtARV / PER TH' HEAD '/LAST TIME... WHAT < HAPPENED.' 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