The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1949 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 16, 1949
Page 15
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THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 194t OUT OUR WAY BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS R. Williams ..DOM Me HAMeW UOWD YOU •**&( ESAO OF TM« If A LIW OKI ALL? CWPMUNKS Llkjfif MARTHI uoP C ^Ui eaj ', ^k TWE CAkES ? ^ 'K** OATMEAL 4 ^W ^ MRS. HoopLe, WILL © wt'ce STILL 4? eABiOfSMeo wrri! coeiics „ , « --- -« «CX*K>a.A6Sf4IIsHE CITY Ik! A*l OPesJ M PClxklPfienP " r-c-w-^Ht THERE'S ANOTHER APPeD ADVANTAGE ST«=LY ib fue MllLltkS -(060146$ A 8IG SHOT HIS OWM KOM.E Our Boarding House with Mo j. Hoople PAGE FIFTEEN lA/bino Muttonbird [Captured Off Tasmania SIDNEY —liPi— A rure albino [muttonbird a-as captured during the 1 recent open .season off the north- I western tip ol Tasmania. Australia, I by Jack Elmer. Young muttonbirds. species of sooty petrels, are can- Ined for food. Tasmanian canners I have found n method of taking I a»-»y the fishy oily smell and the I birds now taste like squad. FM and AM 7 Tubes Plus Rectifier Listen to the Ball Game In Noise-Free Comfort $5 DOWN $5 A MONTH nil E i r i |U«i> Dreifm ... Wear niam^.4 . •trnrmru «n Lawrence Nehon tTOR»: «r.,. tk, _.,«„ XXIX r fHE Bres were out and with the rain had come a ctulL The soft weave ot the women', clothing sopped up moisture, clung to their bodiej with a water layer which brought a purple feeJing to then- skin. The ihin cotton ot the men's clothing was no more protection, There was the imeil ot wet bodies th« Tdor of scorched cloth and Besh. and the all-prevailing smell at water on ashes. They were bunched together in the lee ot the rock rid«e. Huddled together for warmth, joined by their aha red misery. Bea Cosgrove felt Mabel Jonej on her right, Mollie Stark oo her lafX Her back was warmed by a portion ot Harding'. Moulder and a portion ot Fred Sillwell's- She could hear or sens* the small individual movements which identified the others. George Bascorobe'. re.tlessness. the playing with his heavy-rimmed (laues. Nona McGuire who sighed, and whoae teeth chattered. Agnes Pirth who spent her time doubling up and strafrht- enirtg her legs. Toward morning the wind . dropped from gale force. The rain was no longer driven in horizontal itrMks. It searched out their hiding place. The Silvering of the group became a community «m- viiUion. They waited out the long Gradually the ground beneath them turned lo mud. The light which ^owed gray skip, to them at first reached down. They could see each other. ^^ They were moke imudg*d Their wet clothes were scorched and torn. Their hair au eyebrow* were singed. Yet w ,lh the light Uiey all made the effort to pull their clothes and themselves together. Movement broke up the unit. Slowly, eath motion a new pain they got to their feet They stared at desolation. "It's light,- Mabel Jones said. It's time to see what is left." "It conies to this.- George Bascombe said harshly. "It always comes back to this!" Nona put her hand on his arm 'George. Please." He flung her hand away viciously. She staggered, slipped in the mud and would heve fallen if Bea had not caught her. AgnM rirth said nervously "I wish^I could gel the grime oB my "I'll join you," said Bea "The rain should have left plenty ot water." Fred Slllwell croaked. "Ladies to the right. Gents to the lefL" Bea Cosgrove followed AgnM Firth. She shuddered as »n accumulation ol rain slid down the sides of her neck and traced cold patterns on her shoulders and breast. The group dissolved• • « JJEFORE many minute, had passed, they gathered again to the scant shelter of the rock. Wil out words, they iUrted walking toward the place which bad meant shelter. They were 400 yards from the promonujry where the house had stood when they found the body. It was me body of a man. n lay race downward in a ihsllow, sau- ,cerhke depression covered with charred stump, of brush and grass The once gaily colored shirt was burned. The flesh beneath wai crinkled by flame*. A whiskey bottle Jay near by. Sillweil picked it up, saw it was empty, threw it away with a curse. Harding and George Bascombe turned the body over. So the matted formlessness of the back of bead did not ahow. Th« tmc* was recognizable even though the 30-30 bull*< bad entered the mouth. It was the mate of the Sun- patlco. George Baacombe picked up Uie rifle which had been hidden and protected by the body. He jacked the lever A shell flicked out Bea watched its Bight, saw the pale light glint from lead and brass. "A fl»herman." Henry Harding said. -They did it They swore they'd gel even." Bea Cosgrove thought of the drill holes in the rock of the tunnel, the sawdu« George had found, ivot termite*, but dynamite packing. She remembertd Miguel Oak's words. "A hindrance. A hindrance." • • • CJHE had not realized she spoke aloud unti) Harding said with a new assurance, "That's iL Thai's all it is, A hindrance. 1 must look on it in that light Mis. Cosgrove, I have you to thank for showing me the way. A hindrance must be overcome. We must work! Come! We muat work and rebuild!" George Bascombe laughed. He stood alon* on the right side of the depr«s*ioc. He held the rifle. «toc* against hip. It appeared a part of him. a familiar part "And this dead man?" "It's obvious." Harding said. "H* blew up the lower and upper houses. There were over three hundred case, of dynamite stored away in both places. He was caught by the fire when it got away from us. He'd been drink£ gl j?.1 t couldn ' 1 fa « ^E burning. He killed himself. "That's fine." Bascombe said Sillweil a mistake. "Oh shut up, George, and get me some whUkey." George moved a uifle and the muzzle of the rifle centered on Fred's belt buckle. "Run at me Fred." It was a different cold Ben felt now. There waa death in Bascombe'. voice. There was an expectancy and a joy that was worse and more holding than the thought of death. Fred Sillweil did not move. "It's your play, George." He wcl his lips. "There are witnesses." (To Bf Continue*) 3 Ytl*Z*c- *-/< «"«• <*• »» «* Mnviei. me. T. K MO • i HT. »•,. "After all these year* I've got a job where I can raise my salary—and today 1 had to give mytelf a cut!" FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOSSE* Maybe- Even Weird IMA6ME done STAG TO THE «A**e i CAWT EVEN r-tHO »*Lt. LIVEBWKDpe,OLD 8W. tOOKS LIKE WOWEVTC AM ALCEA fon THE rEsnviTiES L I BEUCVf Sue PEDAGOGICAL , SIR . BUT TOMI&HT sue AHO L ARE U6.i PRLSCILLA'S POP BY AL VEIIMEER MOM SAYS SHE DUG UP SOME URANIUM IN THE I BftCK YARD.' WE'RE WE'LL BUY A NEW ,.„„ OUTBOARD MOTOR HOME IN COUNT RV [CARLVLE . WONDERFUL NEWS... 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