The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 5, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 5, 1947
Page 6
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8U BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWB SATURDAY, .1UI,Y 3, 'flew*/' Negro Slain After Rampage A Year Since OPA, and Prices Still Going UP. ''KASHVJLLE, Tenn., July 5. (UP> -t-Pollc*, caught up with Robert Waddy, 'the Negro who "tried to tfcak a ''hex" with violence and killed him on Independence Day. %Waddy was at liberty awaiting trial for the slaying of his corn-* oion law wife. He dynamited the , home of Frank Tctreaull, a for- t£ne teller who' supposedly was giving him lieatmcnls to remove "nn OTil spell." :Tetreault, h|s wife ana two chll- d£en we're injured In the blast on Monday. The next day Waddy, elud- Ipg police, critically wounded two of his wife's relations. '•Several other Negroes had nskccl pplicc for protection ns long ns Waddy remained at large. •Early yesterday n posse clo.;ed In on him in a Negro settlement but . Waddy escaped, slightly wounding Assistant Police Chief Marlin Stephens. ;' Police found him two hours Inter in a front-porch swing of a' Negro i residence in another part of town. •- ; !U. John Millirons and Patrolman Herman Cobb both fired and died instantly. $1 Embarrassment '•INDIANAPOLIS IUP) — O. M. Hall. 62, was booked on disorderly conduct charges by police who ur- rjjsted him in a restaurant. A waitress said Hall ale $T worth ol fried chicken and then told her he was "financially embarrassed " SKIRTS up 45 ccnls down 60c PORK 1.01 N up ^Oc It. WASHING MACHIMtS jp 520 ELECTRIC STOVES up 540 CHILDREN'S SHOES lip *l WHIT{ SHIRTS (fo»f) *l Jvr>) NYLONS down I5c POCK LOIN up 15c Ib. PORK LOIN up JOc Ib. CHILPREN'S SHOES up WHITE SHIRTS up 70c BUTTER UP !c Ib. WASHING MACHINES up $47.55 ELECTRIC STOVES up $19.50 ] BUTTfR up 7c Ib. WASHING MACHINES up $40 BREAD up 2c. MILK up 2c qt. CHILDREN'S SHOIS up 50c Club 61 Blythcvllle, Arkansas — - Highway gl North Dine and Dance Couples and Parties Only Open 6 Nights Weekly ~ Owned By W. A. (Red) Blckersliiff and George For Reservations Telephone 014 Fir A GATEWOOD GROCERY ( Ark - Mn - Slatc *"'«/, Phone 975f • on Hie left at the Ar> Vi Pt Price rises of nicro 50 per cent in many consumer items in the year since OPA's death seem to prove wrong the m-yuincnl of price restriction Iocs that freedom would bring lower prices. Rises in New York include ncnrly 100 ycr cent for pork loin, 25 per cent (or vvr,shmg^,ac[une^ Birtm some cities items shows be shoe ms such a« nylon hose and mills edged clown or remained at the OPA level. San. Francisco •st record of stability among the six representative cities shown on the picto-map, with «;s nvlons lho «omp. and washing machines and electric stoves uu only 8 per ecru. XXXVI F was a warm evening. In the •) near distance we could see the lights o£ the. fair and the Ferris wheel going round and round. Music from the band m the big tent and from the merry-go-round came to us pleasantly. We talked of'this and that. .' finally Amy said slyly: "I don't want you to burst. You can ask me anything you like." - I said: "Amy, why did you do it?" '' VYou moan why did I run away from my handsome, home and my rich husband and my beautiful children to this'!" She waved to- yaVd the midway. . • 1'Well, it's '' hard to explain so that you can understand. "But do yoy .remember that long ago yoi • onie ^told me 'about n drive yoi .took with< Nelson Forbes? Yoi said, you drove for two hours nnc cqultinit think o£ n.single thing I sa'y^:jnm. I spent years and year witlfeium, and at the beginnin.L, andljft the end !• hadn't n thing ti say"iQ ? him either. Docs that slrild yoti-Ss a''good reason?" .• "Yes and no. I don't see. . . Nelson is so'good and kind." ~~^He is. One of the best nni kindest men in the wo' id ... am probably the dullest." ' '^You knew he was dull when you married him." ' '-'I did, but hot how dull. Yoi have to. live with a man 24 hour £ day, watching him wake up i the morning and brush his leell year in and year out, to rcaliz ^. . but that isn't why 1 left. I was because the twins neve laughed." "But, Amy, that's incrcdibl They're charming boys, a litt serious, perhaps, but so well mai nered and very popular. The were adorable babies." * * * *'T USED to try to make the 1 - laugh," Amy said almo fiercely. "I used to romp v»i em, tickle them, make faces, en stand on my head. 1 can .ml on my head; I learned how hen I was a child. The twins oiilcl smile at me gravely. I bc- evc they were even mildly entcv- incd at ray antics. But neither ic ever laughed." That doesn't sound like a very ood reason for abandoning them." "Not lo you. Neither would it ound very well in court. But to ic it was rcasun enough, Without nughlcr, without gaiety, life just t possible, especially to a Tolver. The twins were dear, good ttle boys. 1 loved them. But vhcn I thought oC what they vould be when they grew up, vhat they would do to their wives, felt n sort of horror at myself or bringing them into the world. 1 when Nelson wanted more hildren and I couldn't put It olt longer, I It new it was time to cave." A little latcr'I asked her it she lad -never hait.'nny regrets 'for caving home. i "On the contrary. I was never 0 happy in my life. After all. this s in my blood. I was horn under 1 circus tent. So were Hubert and Annabelle and Flora. We Tollivcrs and used lo ride around the ring, ,vilh little Arny, dressed in a minute tulle skill, perched on her shoulder and throwing kisses. '"And then what happened?" I asked. "Oh, the twins happened, and a year Inter Hubert and Papa got fed up with domesticity and began slaying A tick has six legs when it's young, but eight legs after it bc- :omes an adult. "This used to be a nice neighborhood until those new people moved in—they've had that clothesline up all week!" FRECKLES & HIS FRIENDS By MERRILL BLOPSER It Works! MlMO IF 1 WATCH? WH ire show people . . always have icon show people, always wnl be it heart. That's the terrible Tot- iver secret. 1 have to laugh some- imes when I think how hard we worked to keep Otsego from fmd- .ng out." A MY told me without urging that when her mother, the clergyman's daughter, first saw her fa ther, lie wns a trnpex.e artist with a Uirgo circus, lie must have been extremely beautiful in his llcsh- colored spangled tights. At any rate, the clergyman's daughter contrived to meet him and a week later they ran away and got married. For a number of years young Mrs. Tolliver was a bareback rider, not a very good one, but at any rate she learned to stick on a horse out nights. All in all it as too much for Mama, mid she had :i sudden change of heart and reverted once more to the clergyman's daughter." Amy explained that her mother packed up her brood and too!t (hem back to the parsonage in New Jersey. There she brought them up as conventionally as was possible for a brood with the blood of their father and their father's people coursing through their veins. For Mr. Tolliver came from a long line of circus people. Back in the parsonage, only Amy •cmembercd the glamorous circus lays. Only Amy kept in touch vilh her father. For a long time \my could not bear to leave her nolhcr and her enchanting twin sisters. She tiled to lead the respectable life, tried to be a good wife ond mother. But always underneath was the call of the circus, the longing for the smell ol sawdust. The time inevitably came when Amy told herself that her mother mid sisters no longer needed her. Nelson and the twins were Forbcses; they nevej- really needed her. She could resist the call no longer. That, 1 believe, is the real reason why Amy left .home, not because Nelson was. dull, not because she could not induce her sons to laugh, not because Olsego -vas a stodgy provincial town. "Tell you about the Tollivcrs?" It's a long story, but I might sum it up in a few words. The Tollivcrs are show folks, brought up in a manse and slrug- ling to break free from an cn- 'ironmcnt in which they were forever ill at ease. No wonder Ihey set Olsego by Free Del/Very Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2043 1044 Chickasawba SiUTTy FROM HIS HOUSP — . *»« FRO.VI HILDA'S ---- THEN cfS>/ L*RO ; 7 Crown ! 1.35 Calverf 1.35 Schenley 1.35 Cream of Kentucky 1.35 Three Feathers 1.35 Hill&Hiii 1.40 Old Taylor Four Roses 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.75 4.35 2.85 5th 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.40 6.90 4.50 5% Beer per Case $3.35 • GAS, reg 17.9c; Etnyl 19.9c •" AH Brands j CIGARETTES - - $135 On. I • • Buy'em Here! : the ears for 30 years. No wonder they rode the whirlwind. And if there was no whirlwind they huffed and they puffed and blew down the house of Forbes. TUB END Be Sure! INSURE With the FIRST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108 North Second DIAL 2311 For Complete Protection CHAS. RITTNER HILL WILSON HALFWAY , ACROSS TOWM '. 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GO T TO EUM NOVS. >.MD CftTCH HEE MOW SHOW WE \ SEAH. ftMO T«'^ WHEtJE IV TO \ WIGHT BEFOP-t MET WSS.ROMW. ZACHINMl VJftS BS THE WM. I WuNULEP V HEiNRd A BW-E - / ONE OF HIS BftCK RIDC- / CMS 1 . CIRCUS WftS IM3U2ED / j>CC\DE>ViTS CC.WE IU THREES...Oti r |&E TO GO! «^* N C-^ -r^f^ ( • f PESIFOR.NSER& ARE WNDA TEV&E TILL \_ V= TH E.^ OK.C n i^\.£P -H"-*-! fl 1 Pur Boarding House with Ma j. Hoople | Out Our Way VJE'RE MOT A8O131 FALLIMG HEIR. M.f*M iSM'T SEMTE^CED BEFORE TRieo — AMD r HA DEVISED A Hft«-f?^ SURPRISES FOR tv^e By J. R. Williams RED UYDRR •Caiisjht. HY ftD GAR MARTIN OUR PAL IS HARP TO GET UP MORM1M AM' WE THOOSHT THIS MIGHT DO IT- WE PIPW'T WAMT TO EcrrnEC? i VOU D1DMT-- SHE TtJRMEP IT OVER TO USJ MURDER CN TH LAWS), HEV ? A RED RA& FOR BLOOD, AMD AVJEATON-- WHAT'S TM' MOTIVE ? 'THE RUDE AWAKEMING" TRY-UC\ TO DOPt D RACER'S HOR-SE-' \T,I,EY OOP Nol So Tiisly By V. T. HAJIUN Spct'ial Delivery YES FELIX WAS BEEN DEAD IE$$ THAH AH HOUR WHEN THE 1AVI OKIVER C-AVE THE IMAM'. YOU. MR. CHUT KO FINGERPRIiJI!. ASSAILANT k WORE &IOVS =/ A VERY CUVER MURDER . . . V6RY Ill£ KiUEK M4D A MiCABRt SCtJSE Of HUMOR. DCXl't YOU 1Mltm--8UKDUN& I«S VICTIM IIIIO ft CAB HIM OEtlVEHED TO HIS GIRL FRIEND ? BY MICHAEL O'MALLEY and RAT.PH LANK, [8 said goodnight lo (he D.A.) I and headed tor i YOU D THINK THAI A BIG MAN WNO LISPED WOULD BE CAiV ENOUGH TO PICK UP. ft GUY LIKE THAT IS HARD 4te~. TO FORGET. CONE...YEP, \ TEMCE5 A5 \ A MA.IDEN'5 I l BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES Dreams By FRED HARM AN

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