The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 29, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, October 29, 1949
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' SATURDAY, .OCTOBER 29, 1949 OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams SOME BCr/S OU1 . THERE S6EM-TOBE STUP/lfJG THE WAGOW BY THE BARK)-SOU THINKTH6V ..., CCXJLP BE PLOTTIM6 llllV. A HM-LOWEEN STUNT f NO.TH' KIPS NOW A J3! T0 ° SMART OR TOO LAZV TO PUT A WAGOM OJ THE ROOF Of A HIS NI8S'MAST6CPieC6 IS TAKlUG SHAPE r4lCELV ~- IT'S BESlrvrtlsSGT&HftMe •W& MEAT tides OF A OF CONCRETE: KhSOCKED OPP A A TRAlNi He's (?6Autv PCR- SPIR1SSG OfvJ IT, ,,.TAKe MirJe HE BARELV y^> IM THE _- , - FOR ^4 SHAPE OF TWO BReAkFASTS/<> AWIMAU AMD "FOUR. _>Sl CRACKERS/ - l, BUT I'M GLAD TH6V DOM'T: Our Boording House with Moj. Hoople ^^a^ ^^^^__ BLYTHEVILLBJARK.)' COURrEIt NEWS FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOSSEH Sinister Suggestion ATTENTION EX-G.!.'s To Maintain Vuur Benefits. I'AY YOUK I.KfilON DUES NOW! DUD CASON POST 24 Painting Interior & Kxtcrior • Expert Paper Hanging • Estimates Gladly Given Russell Price Phone 65(iO Someone to _. By IRENE LONNEN ERNHART c wis i,.,»,. NEA SCHVICE. INC Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawba We Specialize in .SWIFTS PREMIUM ; BRANDED BEEr We Deliver Plenty of Parking Space Fancy Meats and Groceries FOR SALE Concrete culvert*, la inch to «8 inch, plain or reenforceti Also Concrete Building Blocks cbeap- er than lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump bouses, tenant bnuses, tool slieds We deliver Call us for free estimate . . . Phone 691 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. WOODS Drug Store Experienced Prescripfion Service WOODS Drug Store PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slock ' Guaranteed Besl Prices K_ifby._9rug Stores , ™ , S , TOHV ' J'" . To* n un ,. a , fc ., k( brcaaiu- ToJ r...«r . rK M pu1 lor Jcnnr 1* '1'oJ 1 * olri rrjrnri Itlrk MorrU. l,uc r od jiu»|i«rl> Kl.-k I, >» <>VF nlih Jrnmr. l,l> »<-n.. . .. ItnK her nfl (or 'I'rtd ncalH. Shr Invilc-. Tn<l 10 > c.«-kl>ll psrlr o. Ihe ««mf day Jejinj Mct-IJi Rlrk on Ilir .ircri >nd Invilrn kin <« K^r hnHrnirBI NtinrtMiFni f«ir dln- »cr. T<M| cnrar» kume lale. »crr XXIV r pOD had been drinking quite a lot. He was very gay and effusive, especially when he saw Rick. He kept saying, "1 had to work late. That's my story and I'm going to stick to it. And if Jenny doesn't like • it, you can cheer her up." Between the two of them they got him to bed, and as he drowsed oft he was still muttering about Rick being the one to 'love her and take care of her." w l don't know what to say, ftick," Jenny whispered as they cleared off the table later. Rick looked at her gravely. "You don't have to say anything." "I don't think Tod's happy!" The words tumbled over one another in her eagerness to make excuses. "He doesn't care too much for his job, and we're in debt, nls mother's sick, and — well, things keep piling up. But I'm sure everything will be straightened out." "Of course, Jenny." Jenny's eyes feU away from his. She twisted a paper napkin into a oall in her palm. "I'm especially ashamed of Tod (or saying the things he did. He'll be ashamed too, tomorrow." There was a queer look on Rick's (ace as he stared at- her for an instant, as though he were about to say something. He didn't speak, but Jenny knew all at once that Tod was right. and Nina hEd been right Jenny hcrsejf had been Incredibly stupid and blind. Kick was in love with her! Tod wnkcnccl the next morninj; bewildered and conlrilc. She was pouring his collee when he came out all shaved and ready lo go lo Ihe oflice. "1 hope I wasn't loo obnoxious last night, Jenny." "You weren't." She tried to smile. "I remember saying something about—" i ^'Forget it," Jenny said. "All of it." She poured her o^vn cofTee and set the pot back on the stove. "1 can't remember much what happened after 1 lefl the party " "Party?" She dropped her spoon m the saucer It made a loud clatter in the stillness. He gulped his coffee down and then looked at her "You'll prob'- ably find out sooner or later anyway, so 1 might as well tell you. 1 went to a cocktail party al the Conover Agency. It was a special shindig tor a client. A big shot." JENNY felt a little numb. Or maybe she hadn't wakened up enough yet to grasp what he was saying. He stood up and reached for his hat. from the top of the icebox where someone had put it the nicht before. "We had quite a time. There were even reporters there and photographers. That's why I thought I might as well tell you. 'nicy might sort of play me up a little on account of my football career." He flushed as he gave her a quick goodby pnck on the cheek. "You mean you wouldn't have told me, except that I'd probably see the pictures and read about it in the paper?" "Why of—ot course I'd have told you." He turned his hat over m his hands. "Why should 1 try to hide anything. Alter all, Liz inviled you too." "Oh—Liz.? There was a long frigid pause. "1 knew you t:uumirt go on account of the kids, and—" '~Jo on You knew I didn'l have Ihe propei clothes either, thai u 1 vvenl you'd be ashamed of me." "Jenny, for Heaven's sake, don't be so dramatic. If I'd have thought you cared about going we could have gol a siller and managed a new dress.'\ She stood unmoving listening [ O the slam of the from door afler him. and then his footsteps going UP the stairs One of the babies wakened and began lo cry. She moved toward the sound automatically. So Liz had asked Tod to the Party, and he had gone, without telling her anything about it at Tod phoned at 2 o'clock his voice strained. "Jenny. I'm darned sorry about last night, and about the things I said this morning too " E been on my mind all day." "hen she didn't say anything because she couldn't, he went on Jenny, are you there? Did yoii near what I said?" "Yes." "And listen, I'll be home early because I've got grenl news." * • • CHE was still apathetic after Tod had told her his "great news." But Jcuny. you don't seem at all excited. Think what it will incnn." "I am thinking." He took hold of her shoulders ind gave her a little shake. "If you're worried about me getting mixed up with Liz, lust because I in going into the Conover firm you're being silly. Why, this is th_e chanre of a lifetime!" "We'll look for a house to buy, a suburban, where the kids can have plenty of fresh air arid sun And well buy a car. Gosh, won't it be swell lo have a car again! Gee whiz. Jenny, you know when Conover called me over there this afternoon and made me Ihis proposition, the first thing I thought was. "Now Jenny and I and the kids can really begin to live—like other people! No more basements and skimping I can pay up that nursing home and gel Ma back irito a decent place." (To lie Continued) Accidents cause 42 times as many deaths among U.S. children as does infantile paralysis. Soybean Sacks new 10 oz. FALL SEEDS Alfalfa, Rye, Wheat, Oats & Velch BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. ISnO \V Main St. Phone 856 - 857 RENT A CAR Drire Anywlicrc Vim Please Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 FOR SALE CONTRKTE CULVERT TILE coat you its, j,., ,„,, i OI , ec i I nan anj other bridge material Sizes 8-10-12-IS-18-2l-2l-?I-30-J(. tnchej. CONCRETE SKIVER THE Slics 1-6-8 Inchcj CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS »l![Jt PttCCl «U> DCllTCI A. H. WEBB Highway 61 at Slalc Line Thone 714 \ff In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's tht Apothecary Shop In BlytheviMe It's BARNEY'S DRUG STORE For Expert Prescription Service FOR ALL THAT IS GOOD IN INSURANCE Call 3361 Automobile 'a' 1 forms) Burglar} Business interruptions Dyers * Cltaneis Kxtrmlert Covciaec Fire General Liability Marine (all forms) I'crsnnal Prurrcrlj FloMe.-s I'lalc Ulass Residence Liability Tornadn Truck (,'nrfco Windstorm Wurkmen'F Compensation W M. BURNS INSURANCE AGENCY BAGS BAGS BAGS BAGS \\e uffcr new bags, nevei used, at about Uie price o] used bags, heavy 10 ounce bui'lap, no patches no bad • seams and no rotten bags. Also No 1 used 'bags as low as <20c each The bags are stored at Gay & Billings warehouse acmss the street from the Frisco riopot !u s4a , m P |es tllere a»d buy bags that will last you thru the season. Phone 3418-3152 PAUL D. FOSTER DISTRIBUTOR Bli'lheville, Ark. Phono 2723-2700 Ctf tu •S T U D E B A K E R Some Good-Some Not So Good, But bargains af the Price CO u a '•11 Fortl Coupe '•10 Kuril 2-donr '•10 SI ml. Co mm. '3i> Chev. (Two) '•19 Ply m. 2-tlonr '37 Ford 2-<loor '37 Chcv. Coupe '3fi Chev. Coupe '35 Dodge 2-door '27 liuick .i-door Sec These and Many More Today Chamblin Sales Co. Railroad and Ash Phone 888 -S T U D E BAKER IF WE oooto T RATION WE ATHLETES. E Ml&lr HAV€ ENOUGH SKUB , ^- . FOR OUR TWIRf /RANGED ARTICLE WILL INTEREST VOO. COACH .' "I don't see why you have to take shells when you go hunting—you never hit anything!" PRISCIU.A'S I'OP C'iin'l Do Without BY AL VERMEEH WELL ...DID VOU WALLOP THEM GOOD-" ...THE OTHER "TEAM NEVER LET US HAVE THE BALL! POP... IT WASN'T OUR FAULT KY A1ICH A EL O'MALLEY and RALPH LANE r: DOES ERIK .KNOW WltAT,WE'P£ LOOKING FOR INTPIE SUNKEN U-BOAT. CLEEK YtAH, X«, HOW ABOUT HOWDY, BOCK. HEARD TOO LOST YWR WINDJAMMER. CAPTAIN EASY Oh, Sure You Can BY LESLIE TURNER I MUST 'ftvE WAKE THE MISTftKE, I,,,I<3ETIM THE WROHG ROOM 1 DON'T H&UD ME TIIKT PHOW V WU HEW LIMB 1 . I WfVMTA KNOW WHV JOIHERS WESO MMW LOCALCITI2EMS *.EE/1WM,.8JT I INTERESTED IW ME! /DO MOT KWOW SET IF i CAM TRUST SO U! TRUST ME? LOOK,S1STEB_DO»)'T) SLIQHTLV ,_ I HWC Ml HONEST «CE ? 'PEB i MUST IE SURE! TELL ME-.WIW LOOK. rote. SEUCK. W*,SH TUBSS? HUGS BUNNY The (Jrcjil Drain AIN'T THAT A \ BUT WAT DO SNAZZY HUNK 1Y°U WANT WITH ' 5TUPF, VOC? A VACULWA YOU PON'T EVEN OWN ANYBODY C'N USE A ONE WLIG, YOU BALMY VAOJUM CLEANER OKI RUGS. ..BUT IT TAKES A GUY LIKE ME. Tins .Must Be II! BY V. T. HAMLIN HOOTS AND HER HY KIKJAR MARTIN to\.o GtV f. OIWE. VOO POOR

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