The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 17, 1949
Page 11
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JTJNT5 IT, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople I KNEW IT.' I SAIt> SO WHEM THEY PUT we aw HE Bern ASKW TO BE TAKEM RIGHT OFF OF rr.< OL 1 TANSte MADE "EM COUWTALLTM" HOLES BERORE MET? 6O OW THAT OLD / IF HE HA15WT SA1DATHM6 NO6OWD HXiE THOUGHT OF TO iow.'to SOBS TO feu. *u« AV/ DOBS HS WEED A, MAfi TO U.S. Gets Ruhr Metal ANTWERP— lA'i— Five thousand Ions of scrap metal from the Ruhr left Antwerp recently for Baltimore, The metal conies mainly from Ger- Iman locomotives which have been |broken up. According to AntweT) officials more cargoes of .scrap follow at regular Intervals. The first locomotive built in Am- I erica for actual common-carrier I service *as "The Best Pi-lend of • Charleston," which made Its first Hugh Low fence Nelson FM and AM 17 Tubes Pius Rectifier I Listen to the Ball Game In Noise-Free Comfort $5 DOWN $5 A MONTH n R E i F i s ITMO i. »i.r«n. KTi.r.itu in THK STORYi Pint • M* Couch Harding •« Sp*»r« IjilaB* ••ylfclnv but • p»raril*«. Klgbf Ul»»4»r» ait »aw wtthaat aBcller • nd Vf-rj llttlr food wlih • Mvr« drrer !• Ihclr mld»t. Thra ••olher ftnilj !• r»HMd. (••( *f IW Mate on tfc« Simpailva, a •«•!•« ••«« TChlrh krouchc HCH Cuhcravt aBd other* !o Ik* ulAMd. HMrdJBB- fc«- ll«v« Ik* • *»»•*•»•» »1«rt*» tbr flrr b'rcnntr af • KrNdjte. 1'h#H f.rnrKe HHftramb* plrka HP 1h« HH« r»und h? ib«- body ••* pi»inl« H »c 1 red Mllwrll. XXX TTENRY HARDING snapped, "We haven't time for this non- sons*. There is much to do." The rifle covered him and he stopped abruptly af £&scombe'» eyes beld his. George tapped the rifle with his left hand. "You're not headman any snort, Harding. We've just had a plebiscite, and I've been elected king. This rifle's my vote and assurance oi the best will oj the people. You're all the people and you'U all decide to works for me, do what I say. As long as I'm duly elected and hold the rod oi authority.* Henry Harding*! big body tensed. "What do you want? Wha' do you expect to gain?" Bea waited for his leap, for the rifle blast. MoLlie Stark spoke suddenly "Mollie wants U> be queen! Mol lie's tired of that old nasty man She's tired of talk and an old man Can Mollie be queen? George Bascombe laughed bu the .rifle did no* waver. "Wh. not? Why not?" He darted glance at Nona McGuire. He said "You can be queen, Mollie." Bea watched the strength leav Harding'* legs, saw purpose drai from his set face. He looked oj. at he sat down in the 'red'll hunt around until he finds ome lood to bring to us." "I'll see you in hell first," Sill- well said, but the yards lacked ny conviction. 'Have it jour way. But you're he one with the thirst and I'm lie one with the whiskey." Fred licked his cracked lips. "Ill uy it. I'll pay you for it." "With food." Bascombe insisted. And from the looks of things ou'd better start hunting. Who- ver blew things up did a first- US job." Th« stone steps and a small por- ion of th« western foundation wall o< the house remained. It marked now the edge of a cliff which dropped abruptly to the water. On the southern side where the funicular had been, the blast and ensuing slides had laid bare blank: rock. Sliding atone, mixed with debris from the house had piled up in the treacherous currents oi the cove. There was no sign of either dock or lower storeroom ust • formless, smothering mass of rubber. All outbuildings had been knocked flat by the explosions and partially burned before (he deluge. Bea Cosgrove said, "What can you gain by this? Some ship must have seen the ftrcs. Or a Ashing boat will come. You won't be kini very long, George." Maybe noL I doubt if anyom could have seen the fires any dis tance at all through that storm At any rale, I'll be king for a day." He looked at Nona again "Come on, Mollie. let's get a fi going where it's dry." You bav« matches?" Mabel Jones asked. "Yes. Dry matches. Strange isn't it? Last night too much fire •*J'M hungry," Mollie whined "Cold and wet and hungry. "Come OB then," George said Today, BO fire but the one I'm going to yghc So U the rest c. you want fire, you'd better help Fred collect luxuries for me." "You're horrid," Agnes Firth said. "I always thought peop stuck together in times like this, George laughed again. Tn. emergency i* over. This Is recon. ersion. Come on, Mollie." • • • GNKS. Mabel, Bea, Nona and 1 Fred Sillwell walched them go. Nona McGuire said. "I'm cold id wet. Shall we move around least? And I guess I'm the one ho ought to do most of the (nod unting for George. He's acting us way because he's mad at me." he added softly, "I hope." She ointed suddenly and laughed, rtollie and George had slopped eside the collapsed and splintered ut. The girl obeyed his obvious rder, gathered up a full armload t the splintered wood, then fol- owed him down the trail a few ?aces behind. Squaw work," Nona said. 1 ould almost feel sorry for Mollie. Almost, but not quite." "We've wasted too much rime," Mabel said briskly. "Too much me on his foolishness. W« need shelter, a flre and food. We won't et them standing around feeling .orry for ourselves." Henry Harding looked up then. They've gone. They've gone." le got slowly to his feet. "We lust work." The words gave nim strength. "We must work o live. Miss Firth, you and Mr. illwell will go to the lower storeroom. There may be some food eft uncovered. Mrs. Jones, you will help me make a shelter of ome sort. There will be plenty of ools left at least. Miss McGuire and Miss Cosgrove can hunt for anything of value. And perhaps some of the sheep are still alive. There may be others we can use Iso." "Is there a chance the fires were seen?" Agnes asked. A small chance. And it wouldn't lelp now if they had been. Not for days at least- Nothing can get close lo the island and live, until the surf goes down." 'Nona McGuire's teeth were chattering again. -What about t-the d-tieyd man?" Henry Harding picked up the body. He walked slowly the distance to the stone steps, to the edge above the sheer drop. H« stood on the top step for a long moment. His arms straightened and their burden slid from sight. (To Re OnUnpcJ) "I'll hav« it fixed up next week »o th« family can move in' for the summer, but I'm staying in the city—too noisy out here with all those frogi and crickets!" 'HECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOSSER In t Tianc« IT IS? wny DlONT 1O« SAY so WHO'S THE SINGER? WHOT 1'RISCH.LA'S POP The Wilding Horn! BY Al, VKRMEER trip in 1831. On the first run. the , engine fell into a ditch but held the rails on later attempts. THE (iR\\FS COMPANY I^FVL PvCcll L-tfit- - MorlUu'ji 'l Phone 521 Bn i HI \n PhoiM 30751 MINNOWS WHITE RIVER SHINERS and GOLD FISH • G. C. Hawks • 328 E. Main Phone 3292 4% HOME LOANS Klherl S. 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THATS THE ROCKET P80M OOK AT TfWTl TKf MOON.TACKY. ] OONV CRAMP IUR CW5T\ n i IWi&EIWUS // W GUY15 STYLE, :.'CAKI1SO V. _lX L1BBY. SWE, ON IT, VIC? ^Wmif CAN RIOt IT AFTIH Wt DO THt RfST Of THE PARK. WASH TUBES Lew Was Upset HY LESLIE TURNER THEM VOU STIU 'T LEW ftLW&YS SAID THftT... BUT I TH1MK THE PHCHEES\NOTICED HE SPENT MORE WE SEUR PASSED THEIR. LOOT \ INC5 ON THE SLY THM< KNVBOtW Else TO A CONFEDEKME BEFORE THEY T»E OAUOHT.MK.WSW? WftSSO A 15,000 REWARD,/ UkJSTRUMG &Y THE W!D EVERV MftM, I R08BECY, AMD SO WOMAW AMD CHILD I TEUSE DUeiMG TH6 TURKED THIS TOWM \ SEARCH, HE WHS UPSIDE DOWW...DJS \3IITEW FOR WEEKS ANVWHER* IHEVCOUtD HMD BAKE GKOUPJD ONCE A NEIGHBOR RUSHED IU WITH THAT TUE BOX H^D BEEN FOUNt>. AND 1 THOUGHT LEW WA* TO FAIUT! He— AKAH! WILL VOU STOP VOUK COMFOUWDE \ Complaining Complaint L00< AT THIS) 50RRY, THERfi TIE , oo&.' I ONLY CAN OO XftO-JT WORE IT/IT...NSHT/ 0«CE.' YOU AOAIN? 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