The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1950 · Page 22
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 22

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 14, 1950
Page 22
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'.THURSDAY, DECEMBER U, t9W Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople By J. R. Williams MA, GOME HERE QUICK IF >CXJ WANT jo see THE D6PTH OF DUMKINC./ x THE DREPSE ,} S A\V GREATEST / WISH HA-S NEVER eeew FOR FAME, / FOR RICHES, FOR. TOWER. OR GLORV \ BUT JUST TO BE \ LETAt.C*JE PER. \ ONE MEAL IM \ THIS HOME/ / DIMMER, ife SWALLOWED A GRANDFATHER HATS ONE OF rtis BtATTTnVTT.LB, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE TWENTY-TWO FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLO*«U ; Offices of more than 1,100 companies and their subsidiaries nre '' located In Rockefeller Center In ' New York City. FARM LOANS fates Wigifs Co. REALTORS {•hone i75I FOR SALE Concrete culTerti, 12 Inch to 48 Inch, plain or reenforced. Also Concrete Biildlnr Block* cheaper lh«n limber for turns, chicken hoim, ' hoBsei. tenant hones, too) sheds. We Call « for free mtlmate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. rhtne 691 IT'S SMART ... IT'S THRIFTY ... IT'S PATRIOTIC f • •> to koep yomr «no»§ i •» I*** repair .... ^bK*M* . SHOE REPAIR GIVES EXTRA WEAR '•HLTCRS ITY SHOC SHOP W. M « I W S T. FRANK R.ADAMS had used "the slight . pause to moisten tier lips and to breathe deeply B couple of times. Now she held up her hand for attention. ' • "I did not have to tell you this and this man—Max l.engcl is his name—would not have told you if I had agreed to do as he ordered me. Therefore you crcn see it is very important to me to urge you to pay no attention to those who tell you to slow down. I am making it impossible for me to continue to live among you in this town that I love. That's how important it is. "Because it is so important thai (his talk about doing less should cease I am going to tell you even more than this man, Max Lengel would have told you. What 1 am going to tell you is that the reason 1 shall some clay have a baby which is not my husband's is because the man with whom 1 was assigned to ride to'work did not take me home one night but instead drove me out into the country and, when I struggled against rum, he knocked me unconscious. I do not know how an enemy soldier acts with an American nurse K'hoin he has captured but I think it ii probably much the same." • ' There was a low, 1 menacing growl from the old hands down front. Kirsten had her audience back. "We can't stop working for anything or anybody. Don't listen to those who try to persuade you. We mustn't even have such people around. So I am going to tell you who is the father of my baby. Guard your wives and daughters from him. Never let them be alone on the streets at night while he is in your town. Anrt don't (orget his name. Il's Max Lengel!" Wcslwaygo was not a lynching town. That was one of the reasons why Max finally escaped with only a severe community, beating not a bone broken, just some of them bent a liltle. Two other factors contributed to his luck if you could call it that. The men who would have been the roughest wilh him had fists that he couldn't feel and boots that did not bruise. The final thing that .saved Max's life was the fact that the whistle blew. Th« swing shift went to work. • • • IVI AX I.ENGEL'S convertible was narked inside the wire stockade which enclosed (he boalworks property. The guard at the gate looked at him curiously as Max wont in, located his car and drove it out, but he made no effort to slop him. lie, the guard, had seen what had happened lo Max but from a considerable distance and he hadn't had a chance to take a poke at him personally, a matter of some slight regret. Max had one eye swollen shut but it seemed as if that were not quite enough. Max had a couple of passengers —Eddie and Joe. They didn't have much else to do. Duke elected to run along beside the car. "1 want to know where the louse Is going," Eddie explained. He might bother Margie Lou." "Not likely," snid Joe. ^There's nothing like a good beating up to calm a man down." Max drove Ihe convertible to a filling station. "Fifteen gallons," he told the attendant, "and .put it on the curt, George, until pay day." George, who had Ihe gasoline in his hand, hung it up again "No cuff, Max. Thc're ain't goin' to be any next pay day for you— not in Weslwaygo," Max scowled. "Vl'otta y'" "I've got a telephone," George nodded toward the tittle office. IT 1 ', 6 u i' re ' l;TS certainly been siz- zliil'. I've heard how you got that shiner." George laughed, not very pleasantly. Max told George what he was us he started his motor and left the driveway, ''This guy has got lo do some thinking," said Joe after looking at (lie fuel gauge. "Not much gas, no friends, broke and very littlis credit." Max slopped at the first tavern and sat down In a dimly lighted booth. Eddie and Joe occupied the bench across from Max. The waiter, an elderly man who had obviously been unearthed to fill in during Ihe labor shortage, wiped off the table wilh the tail of his apron and asked, "Whal'll it be?" "An old fashioned," replied. Jot promptly. "Not too sweet." "Mine's beet," said Eddie. "Bourbon, straight," ordered Max. "One slug o' whisky," shouted the waiter to Ihe barlemler. "Bidn't hear our orders," observed Joe glumly. Time passed. Max drank more whisky and got just-quarrelsome enough so thai when the elderly wailfcr suggested that lie settle for what he had already had Max made a row which wns compromised in his favor as a measure of ^safety for the bar fixtures. "Things are .looking up," Joe decided. "This reminds me of (hat western movie we saw in camn last week." . • • • A BOY brought in the West- waygo News. Max found a nickel and bought one, but left it lying on the wet table without reading it. "Just about a lot more suckers gelling ^killed." he raid contemptuously to the waiter. "Another shot and make it snappy. I gotta go someplace as soon as 1 can remember where." Eddie and Joei read the headlines. The ceremony nl the boal- works rated second place. The big slory was about a battle in the Pacific. "WKSTWAYGO MEN LAND" The war correspondent, himself wounded, had filed an eye witness account of .the beachhead bailie and, by a miracle of relaxed censorship, had named some of the (mils engaged. There had been heavy casuallies. "Gee, that's us," said Eddie. (To Be Continued) Nice to look at;;. >es, and nice (o drive for years lo come. . .that's what you'll gel in Ihe fine) used car or truck you choose from Still & ioung Motor Co. Prices are lower now than fhev'll be for years lo come. Why wail? ' 1950 MERCURY fi - passenger coupe, black finish, radio, heater and overdrive. lilin MERCURY -l-door sedan, maroon color, radio, healer and overdrive. lilt!) MERCURY l-rloor Sedan, n beautiful green, equipped wilh heater. 1!MO UNCOf.N sedan, has Hydra- malic drive, radio and heater. ISMS'GMC 3/.l-Ton I'ickup. ' Jfl-19 CHEVROLET 3/M-Ton I'ici- up. HII7 KORU 'A-'l\>n I'ickun. 1 !H7 LINCOLN 6-|>assen#er coupe, hlack, has overdrive, radii) and heater. 1933 Buick Sedan... 2 to choose from. CHEVROLET Flee! line Aero- sedan with radio and healer. iS FORD Sedan (hat's like new, hlack, radio, healer and overdrive. I. 1.1!) FORD Sedan, maroon color, radio, heater & overdrive. ISIS NASH J-door sedan, Ijolli radio & heater. l!m PLYMOUTH 2-door Sedan !9 1!) PLYMOUTH club coupe, a clean car with radio and heater 1011 Ford 2-rtoor Sedan 1J1I2 OLDS.MOBILE with Hydra- malic drive. JfllO CHEVROLET .J-door Sedan 1937 OLDSM01MLE 4-dtwr Sedan PREPARE FOR THI YEARS TO COME WITH A GOOD USED CAR FROM STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. Walnut at First Phone 4433 ALREADY, T ir WASN'T WASTED, M*. 'CAMEOONj I Swept up SVEKY 9JT Of . 2. LESS THAN YE — ir ADDS OOP TO #4-2T/ BASKETS ANONYMOUS ex. NAE — OF* ir GOM6S/ "I know exactly how you feel—I'll be-glad when Christ i« over too!" I'Rl&CLLA'S POP Thinking of Others REMEMBER, YOU SHOULD BE MORE CONCERNED WITH <5/l///V<S THAN RECEIVING MOM. BY MICHAEL O'MALLEY and RALPH LANE THERE'LL SELL LIKE HOTCAK6S; I HATE TO TALK ABOUT &, OUT TH6 KATES A C»Y. CAPTAIN EASY BY LESLIE TURNER THE SAME MAE.BLE USEP IN THE IOUK1B WHERE", \VA DON'T TH' -STOOL? I NEED T I WftNT TO .1 SIT DOWN. R-R-REST// KID.' VER IN GREAT 6KO.PE ' What Was Thai? .r>= ' TOO » \ FAST TO LAND.' I'VE ' SOT TO TURN * J-* x>'l i -') •£ VV'« -vi^.v^^B^ -' 'Q&^StM^&f???!- JfrV 1 '*' "' <f "* '"» •" •" "—• ? '— t V Hc'n'.' ..I — ^ UOOTS ANT) HER BY EDGAR MARTIN

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