The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 22, 1949 · Page 7
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October 22, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OUT OUR WAY By J. R._WilHoms Our Boarding House with Ma|. Hoople PAGE 'SEVEN ONLY REASON I DIPN'T <3Q IM THE WPQPS WITH •>DU WAS- CUZ. I S6EME TP BE SUPDENV-V GLU'EP TO TrV SPOT, SPELLeoLl BY THE SHEER BEAUT V OR THE AUTUMN COLOR/ IT WAS iNvmNQ TO we 70Q--BUT, WELL, OPN'T LEAVE YET- ITS SO LOVELY FBOM HEREJ E6AD/ WO TADPOLES IP execute .. SANE VOL) OFP L.&PT TACKLE/' ATVAie.X 6E?AT BOTH PU IrJ AH' PASS NEXT HPLF,' AL VOL) Bpvs "_ GOT THE oi,P FISHT 4 FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL JBLOSSEH Kiisy. Way Out FOR SALE Concrete culverts I'd inch to 48 inch, plajn o* reenforced Also ConrreK 1 Building Hlot-ks cheaper than lumber foi barns cliicken houws (jump houses, tenant houses! too) sheds W* drUver Call u? TOT free estimate rhpne 60t OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. You Can Tell the -.'"•' • .•. •' ».. -> Difference in Good .Shoe Repair H-flLTCRS QUflLlfY SHOe-SHOF I Zl W. M P I N 'ST. WOODS Drug Store Experienced Prescription Service WOODS Drug Store Someone to By IRENE LONHEN ERNHART I9J9. N£X SERVICE, IKC. T1IR STDHV; Toil III,,,.-.,„ ,ui,r- rlr,l Jrni, r ,,ti, r l, e „„» IlltcfJ l»y I.I/. C«n,i>^-(.r. Toil'ji hiliiiHiilliihle nnniLCl:il dlul,.|tLili!h rlv die othe >IitfrlM ii[iiit>nrei] nc honir In lime lo Kfl 'ifKI>«:il. Aflcr Tuir iJif hutishiK un«! l>riM!\, III,,U luvll.n, Toil nili« "till J'nii, "Hick".-* in love xvrn TENNY stared at Tod for a Ions •' moment. "RicK in love wilh me?" she said incredulously "You ought lo be nsbaincd to say that. Just Iwcause he had the kindness to want to get the babies out of (his heat— "•• "It's not the babies he's thinking about!" Tod's voice shook. "Don't think 1 haven't noticed all • winter the \vny he looks at you with those big cow eyes of his, You've had him here for so many meals we ought to charge him board." "You asked him here. And he'f been a roal friend to both of us." "Yeah, he's quite a boy." Anger {lashed through Jenni'. "He was here when I needed him and you weren't' No telling what 'might have happened if he hadn't come around that night I went to the hospital!" l "I've explained about thai night a dozen times, and apologized, Tod went on. "Ma needed me. and I didn't know you'd have to go to the hospital. I've said 1 was sorry. What do yow want me to d< crawl on my hands and knees the rest of my life?" "You don't have to shout everyone can hear you!" He lowered his voice, but it remained savage in lone. He stood up, his hands on the desk, his lace still white with anger, his broad shoulders hunched. "Don't think FOR SALE COXCKETE CULVERT TILE Costs you less yet I as is tunjjci lhan any other bridge material. Sizes .8-10-I2-lS-18-21-;M-27-30-:i6 inches. CONCRETE SEWER TILE Sizes 4-6.8 Inrhcj CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS • flest prices •<*> HelKer A. H.WEBB Highway GI at Slate t.inc Phone 114 'or one minute t(ie whole trailer ramp doesn't know about Rick and you!" He turned and wqiU out of the .raiier, slamming the screen be- 'lind him. He could 5eo Ruib IJ.in- scn staring out of her trailer ivindow. Sickening shame washed through him. News of their tiunrrei, what lie had said, and what Jenny had said would be repeated through the camp. Jenny was right about it i>eing a horrible place to live. T-T -TIS p.nger was gone when he got hack to the trailer. He and Jenny, both ashamed by now, made it up \villi kisses. Ruth Elansen kept the twins while Jenny went to the graduation ceremony a week later. Tod looking down at her silting in the second row was struck by the pasty whiteness ol Jenny's skin and the dark circles under her eyes. Remorse washed through him. Now that he was through school he'd find a good job and settle down and be like other husbands. He must try harder to make her happy, because sjie was still In love with him. Ho had invited Ma to the graduation ceremony, too, but she hadn't come. She had never seen the twins either. Her dislike o! Jenny was as intense as over. Now that Harriet was living a life of her own and Joe was gone. Ma stayed in two dismal rooms the third story up on the south side not far from Madison Avenue, She had always kept herself neat, her gray hair curled, her clothes clean, But now she" had let herself go Her hair was screwed into an- untidy knot and short wisps hung straight around her fat face. She went around the apartment tn faded dingy wrapper and run-ov shoes. And she wasn't always haranguing him the way she usec to. She'd sit for 15 minutes at a time, hall listening to him talk and not saying a word unless he asked her a direct question, [ Ihe graduation ceremony ond Rich's invitation to eomed unnaUtra) that the diijnt n-en want Lo see her grpnd- Ilildren, He wished Ma could, at least lave come to the graduation II jt ladn't been for her, in spite of he football scholarship those first .hree years, he wouldn't have gol- un Jo go to college, Trie way she'd ikimped and saved to send him noney yv|ien he was in the Slats Jniversity! Shg'd done without liersel/ qnd robbed Harriet and Joe lo send him those checks. And when the fraternity had week-end party for u/ieir mothers one year he'd "been ashamed to ask Ma (p pome. Kick's mother came around alter to scc- - - - Centerville, She was a small woman, marl looking with, an upswept :iairdo, silver grey and expensiv ly attractive clothes. • * « EV all rode down to Cenler- ville in Rich's car later that day. loaded down with all the incredible paraphernalia needed for two babies—bottles, diapen. suitcases of clothes, bassinets and the folding carriage. The Morris home was a beautiful old remodeled colonial house Uiat had been (n Rick's family for two generations. Across the way, what had once been Morris homestead acres was how a public park. They had a picnic supper there that evening. Mamie, the Morrjs housekeeper, looked after the twins. It was delightful for Jenny. The two week! at Centervllle passed in no time. Mamie and Mrs. Morris had practically taken over cure of the twins, so thai Jenny could go swimming wilh Rick and Tod and even dancing one evening. Jenny dreaded to go back to the trailer camp. And when Rick's mother found out that that was what they intended to do she wouldn't listen to it.' "You'll be be Her oft* in our little guest collagel" she cried. "It's just two rooms, but we can fix it upj and you can live in it until Tod finds an apartment or house in Capitol City." Jenny accepted with happiness only partially dimmed when Tod acted sullen about it. (To Rt Continued) Accidents cause 42 times as many deaths among US. children as does infantile paralysis Soybean Socks new 10 oz. FALL SEEDS Alfalfa, Rye, Wheat, Oats & Vetch BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. 1SOO W. Main St. Phone S5(> - S57 RENT A CAR Drive ftrty«l«T* You Plrase Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 BAGS BAGS BAGS BAGS We offer new bags, never used, at about Hie price of used bags, heavy 10 ounce burlap, no patches, no bad seams and no rotten bags. Also N'u 1 used bags as low as 20c each. The bags are stored at Gay & Hillings warehouse across the street from the Frisco depot. See the samples there and buy bags that will last you thru the season. Phone 3478-3152 PAUL D. FOSTER DISTRIBUTOR Blythcville, Ark. Phone 2723-2700 FOR ALL THAT IS GOOD IN INSURANCE Call 3361 Automobile tall forms) Burglary Business interruptions Djers t Cleaners Extended Coverage Fire General l.labllitj Maiinr lall forms) Personal I'rnjicrtj I'lalc Glass Residence Liability Tornado Truck Cargo Wlndsturm Workmen's CnmrrMi W. M. BURNS INSURANCE AGENCY BRA-NN TILE & FLOOR CO. • Asphalt Tile Floors • liardw/iod Flunri » Rubber Tile Unqrs • Hoch VVtioJ Insulation • Weather Stripping • Ornamcnta> Iron Work • Flasltc Tile Walls AH Work Guaranteed A. L. (Al) Sullivan, Jr. Harold C. Brann II I N. 2nd. 2.1fi2 l>| IO nes 43GO Pointing Interior & Exterior Expert Paper Hanging Estimates Gladly Given Russell Price Phone 6360 We Follow Your Docfor's Prescription Nichols Drug PHONV. «t«l LU CO JTUDEBAKER. 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A S6WZCH Or 1 HIS ROOM MIGHT G1U6 * CLU6 TC I'M SOMV.SENOR POLICE WILL AUTHDRIIE TO GO THRU HIS LUGGRbE U.KWENOTONEEVIDEIICE OF FOUL PLW, SEMOR! AMD EEF A MAW WEESH TO PISdPPEAK- THAT is HEES EEF SENOK.TD68S DO UOT RBTUR.W BVTHE TMB HBE& KESERVMIOH EXPIRE AT THE HOT EL, PER.- HAPS WE LOOK INTO BUT 8V THEU IT MAV BE TOO LATE! INTERESTED IN GKIMGOS WHO-OEIFT TO SAN MOKIM60 AND DROPOUT OF SIGHT. BUGS BUNNY GIMME A SOTTUE, DOC., AN' PON'T WRAP FORK OVER ANOTHER; BUCK, vac... I DON'T LIKE Don't Talk to Us Like That BY V. T. HAML1N SHERIFF OF SA5E RUBE. HE WELL A LEAVE ME TREED I BECLARE.'V ' BY THIS C'MON.DINNXl CRITTBI?: BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES EDGAR MARTIN "Wtt-iG NtoC) ? HOW COUL.O T.'OJi.'

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