The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1949 · Page 11
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1949 BIATHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoop! (Me PROF LIT we POSE ~WATCH tU OT iss MIT DER ARK, M A3OR ? OH.THEM'STM' ONES THAT WORE rroureerTiM AHEA.C> INTHf WORLP, AN'THE ' OTHERS ARE Trf OJESIT WORE J OUT. TRVIKT TO \ KEEP UP WITH I THE WORLD.' / PBOPESSOR MUSCATEL— I'M PORTRAY! MG COES THAT OLP IDEA EXPLODE,' I'LL 66T THIS ENDS A PAIR OF STOP-LIGHT NOSES OUT THE DOOR. OF A MILK WAGOr-1.' WORNOUT LATHE TO TH to DER VOTCES fOAST WIT A SCUKJAPPS — ei.eOHOH SPS6CW. 1 •^~ UM / A TOAST, £M? IP THS FAREWELL .PACTY FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BL08SEB Grim Gutsl Wanted to Rent 3 Of 4 room furnished or unfurnished apl Ph. 6197. HP pH H|5 Uuslnesj; cenlple need smftll nmusll- e<i or unfurnished apartment or house Call al 1919 W. .Main. Mr. Bennlek. 10,31 pk H|16 While forests are cooler than plains, they tend to be warmer at nipht because trees retard the escape oJ heal. FOR SALE Concrete culvert*. 1 -U inch lo ** inch, plain or reenJor^d Also Concrete ttuiltlinfc tMof.ks cheaper than lumbei tor barns chicken houses. pump houses, tenant houses, tool slieds \V* deliver Call ds for free estimate Phone 691 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Someone By IRENE LONNEN ERNHART c wi , k ,. i*,. NCA SEHVICC, me. riiK STOill'i Jvmnj'm Mnrrl Tinl tliiiK'NH had Hfvvr ti in>) bectiutf at l,ii Con o / MCI* Tod * lob wllb . lher'k flrxn and .thrrt '• co» nnj nitkb Tnd for • divorce njcrer-k. Jrnn; Bwdc • fco lluiir anil • wan llsh/t hail In Soybean Sacks . new 10 oz. FALL SEEDS Alfalfa, Rye, Wheat, Oats & Vetch BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. 1800 W. Main St. Phone 856 - 857 Painting Interior & Bxterior • Expert Paper Hanging • Eatimatea Gladly Given Russell Price , Phone 6560 women 1 ), rlolhi ni. tfruntvhilc. TnJ i» co- mnrry !Jz. ttul crrowo anjcry Mi ridlculr* Jenny Ku( Nhlr lo vrr*n Tod nriund nner. To<l Kkrink* frnrn lk« p Irifil, when hi. mnrrTa«rc idT will be mulled over hr XXIX TVIIE day of the divorce hearing dawned at last; one of those drizzly September days. When it was over, Jenny had gain* 1 -* custody of the twins, but \*> r decree would not become fma» Cor six months. The judge's words resounded in Jenny's mind as Rick drove her away from the courthouse in his car. "For the sake of your two children, it nothing else, you two people should have tried in every .way possible to niake a success o- your marriage.' But if you have left nothing undone, and still cannot Hve together in any semblanc of peace and happiness, there is nothing else to do but to cross you: marriage oft the books as a fail ure." She had tried. She had lovec Tod. VRick put his hand over hers. ."•could tell-you were miserable. Ku there had to be unpleasantness at tached to H, you know. I wonde what Tod thought about the si months' wait for the final decree. "1 imagine he didn't like it, Jenny said. s * * • r POD*, in fact, had been stunnec . by the verdict. He ought tc feel happy that the divorce ha been granted. He was free. Only you were never quite free of some one with whom you had lived an shared things as he and Jenny ha< Besides there were the boys. H ms. When they had been in- <nts, he'd not paid too much at- nlion to them. They were more ^e animals then than anything se, fiercely demanding little annals lo be constantly diapered nd fed and' rocked and bathed ui now they were becoming little eople. The past few times lie had een them, he hadn't wanted to say oodby. He started for the ollice. Liz r as waiting for him, "Six months more!" she- cried vhen he told her about the trial ThaVs not fair! Why should a oddcring old judge have the *>wer to arrange people's lives ike that?" Tod stood looking out at the raflic moving by in the wet stree Jow, "That's the way itis." "Surely yon cpn do something f you've any backbone!" Liz cried He hated that note of petulance hat was always creeping into he oice. What he needed now wa warmth and comfort. He -turnec away from the'windows and trie 0 lake her into his arms, "I woulc _,iz," he whispered, "if I> kne\ what to do." "If you knew v/hal to.do!" sh ;aid fiercely. She shrugged away picking things up on her desk an slamming them down again. *'Yo could have gone lo Reno or Mexico and got a divorce right away] 1,17, crushed out her cigaret an whirled, about. "If you \yere a much in love with mo ns you claim you'd have insisted that that judg make the decree final]" "But if I had made a fuss abou it—not that it would have dor any good—think how hurl Jcnn would have been." "Jenny! What about me?" M I wouldn't have gotten the d vorce to begin with if I hadn thought I was in love with you "Thought!" "You know I was never able quit thinking of you, all the tim 1 was married to Jenny," he b« gan uncertainly, "But I was •c with her too In a way. She is good to me and sweet—" There was a short shocked si- ice. Liz's face had turned whttt' d her hand trembled as she ached (or a fresh eifiaret. "I sun- sc," she said coldly, "that you ink it was your native talent at got you this good job with ther." "Your father was always inter- sted in me." He didn't mean to >und on the defensive. "He was interested in you be- ause 1 begged him. to be," Liz ried shrilly. "My father always ot rne what i wanted. And I 'anted you. That was why he irccl you. For me! Not because ou have any advertising talont!" !er face twisted with contempt. You don't have talent for an.v- riiiK. I wonder why 1 tried so arti to get you!" * * • "yon began to feel cold all the way through. He picked up his opcoat and hat and went oul o/ he office. He went' tSirectly~to see r. Conover. Mr. Conover was uneasy but quite trank. He didn't know they had quarreled. "L.!z is a tunny cjirl," he said thoughtfully. "She cabled n\c two years ago while, she \vas on her honeymoon with Jim Courtney, telling m'e to insist hat you take the job we'd planned 'or you here. I tried to rope you in, not knowing why. , When she got back I found out. - She svas sorry she'd married Courtney. She's a spoiled brat, I know. BuX I always thought you had a weakness for her, too, so I offered you this job again last spring, so she could have another chance at you. AnchI guess everything's going to work out, my boy." He patted Tod's shoulder. "It's all in the family. I'd take my son, if I had one, into the firm whether he had any ability or not. A.nd people do like you, you know." Tod put on his topcoat. He felt as though the floor had given way beneath him. But before he could leave the office, Liz burst in. She came up to him and slid her arms around his neck, contrition •writ- teh all over her lovely face. "I'm sorry, Tod. I'm a perfect beast sometimes," she whispered. • (To ISc Continued) THOSE , I SWITCH A. , M-IIFFS,' /UTTU: APpmztR/ THAT 5 WMA FOOTftiLL ItMft ABSoturav NO MEN x/T ALLOWED IN kITtWfrW '.I PRETTY COACH TO POT US OJ A DIET! E*T- w&\vn»rwF uxe TONIGHT? WAVE A FELLOWS / COW. IM* »! «» SIBV1CE. ,,„. ,. con. tMt BY NU lured IK, j. »L »ia. •- «. MT. yr "But we Had to have a car to take him home from the hospital—and I figure on saving enough for the first few payments by washing: his dianers rrws*W!" I'KLS.CIU.A'S POP Nothing luil (he Truth BY AL VEKMEFR f AND I WANT N. YOU TO TELL V YOUR FATHER THW I VIC FLINT •Aboard llie "Viking" BY MICHAEL O'MALLEY and RALPH LANE I HEARD 1» IT SOUNDS V W "^» YOU WERE SEEM ASHORE WITH 1 ^V 5O THE NOTHING, HANS, BUT DIVING HAS DULLED MY HEARING. CAPTAIN EASY BY KESMB TURNER' I'M SOEE-Y TO BE THB/TUM'& OKRV. I WAS CMISE'OF WU HJWINGIGOWG TO SAW Dlft&VO TO IEAVE TOWN IN ft X TONIGHT, V, OLD SHEET METAL WORK. -OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop South Broadway Hhone 285 In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's tht Apothecary Shop In Blytheville It's BARNEY'S DRUG STORE For Expert Prescription Service BAGS BAGS BAGS BAGS We offer new bags, never used, at about the price of used bags, heavy 10 ounce burlap, no patches no bad seams and no rotten bags. Also No 1 used bags as low as '<JOc each. The bags are stored at Ga.y & Billings warehouse across the street from the Frisco depot. See the samples tliere-and buy bags that will last you thru the season. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. k Phone 3418-3)52 PAUL D. FOSTER DISTRIBUTOR Blylheville, Ark. Phone 2723-2700 Ul -Master Plumber- JORDAN PLUMBING COMPANY, Inc. Alt Work For 12 Monlhs " 531 North Ifllh Phone 6U01 -STUD E B A K E R- Some Good-Some Not So Good, But Bargains at the Price 'f SAM DIABLO! -AH-IMTEEESTIMG. FftCT. I WAV GO UP V WTO VOU v THERE MSSELF SOP*)'. HUGS-BUNNY No Good Results I PONT I AT A GOOP GET IT/A BIRTHPAY PARTY I GET SICK FROM TOO MUCH CAKE AN' CANPV/ YA 5HOULPA HAP A SUPER TIME./ WHAT'S EATIN' VA? ' THE PAKTY1 WAS A FLIPPIP'S BIRTH PAY PARTY/ / FReoPY'5 /'AN HOUR AGO...AN' V. I 5TILL FEEL. FINC/ , 11-4 A 1.1. ICY OOP Who, Us? KY V. T. HAM L Ml J«'ord Coupe MO Koixi 2-door '•10 Slud. Co mm.' '«!) Chcv. (Two) M'J 1'lvm. 2-door '37 Ford 2-tloor '37 Chcv, Coupe '3fi Clicv. Cmipc '35 DodRO 2-rioor '21 Uuick 'l-door VI H C D m C9 •Sec These and Many More Today Ctiamblin Sales Co. Railroad and Ash Phone 888 -S T U D E BAKER. AHA: r FISSERED THW BIRD RUN TO TH' RiOHT PLACE.' TH.iJOW 10X. DUKES. TH' HULL ' LINtJEE ABK KIDNAPING.' 6OCO THINS VOU.TCO. 'CiMIse. BY CL'REP YOU.' EZ.7je.05R WHEN TOLD US HU2T V.E JU5T AN' GOTCHA.' BOOTS AND HER HUDDIKS Poor Pug BY EDGAR MARTIN

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