The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 28, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 28, 1950
Page 11
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER .28, 1950 BLXTMEVILLR (ARK.)' COURIER KTEWI PAGE ELCTCH Our Boording House with Moj. Hoople OUT OUR WAY By J.R.Will Jams I HAVE MY OWN OPINION OF PEOPLE WHO WILL PRACTICALLY EAT OVER. A TROUGH "ID S»>/e WASHING WBLL.THe PEOPLE WHO MAKE A RITUAL. OF EATING A COMKAON DOOGHMUT ARETH' ONESTHEy HAVE TO BLOW WHVSTLFS FOR,' WAS OJLV t\-l COPS OP COPfee ifJ.IUw -HOT POT" tfXJ BROUGHT ME TMIS MORhJ- -ytoO UEO to ME V *X) SAID tueee'D •**<• X WftVJT VOU TO DEDUCT. THACV HALF COP FROk\ tHe- *l.1SYoU<e6 CHARSIKiS VEH, TH 1 RIDE'S OVER BEFORE SHE GETS THE MERRY-GO EOLMsIP HORSE PUSTEP OFF. CAESAR, MADAM/ CofOTROL YOUR BEFORE You RUPruee A BLOOD VMW6K1 TUB COLLECTOR COMES, REMIKlD TO TAKE OFF A FEVJ PALTRY PEWWlES GOOt> -DAY ELL MRO& AtERRlBLE MS- TAKE FOR SALE FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS BY MERRILL BLOMI Lady Wolf? Concrete culverts, 1't Inch l Inch, plain or reenlorneil. A!sn Concrete Building Blocks cheaper lh»n lumber (or barm, ctiicken h«nsc«, pump houses, teimnl hvmses, tool siieits. We deliver. Call u for free estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Phone 691 WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 FARM LOANS Cates Wiggs Co. KEALTURS Phone 2751 BljthtTlll. . * Morriagm L**m S-M.ttar tor KEROSENE & FUEL OIL Dial 4091 or 740 •I'll)-; STOUVi SKI, HdJI*- Atrutn's v.ju.-iil U %r IIXM! nut lit' * 11 n in ri :ind i lie nif jk rciillrr tttry u re <ii'Jt J when I li ry fl n J ihrm • vlvr- l>;ick In \VeslMujKO. M ht-jr* nil (nil .lor tlicil. S>i tni only ' vi»lt ulil bnuiiU ihcv be Hr jimm*. * » * XVI iCOMF of the pool players heard the drums, too. "Here comes the parade to meet that Navy big shot from Washington)" "More flag waving baloney, huh?" "Washington figures we'll work ourselves to death at the boat- works if somebody comes around every so often and tells us we're the second front and everything depends on us. They got the idea a little applesauce takes the place of raisin' our pay. Your shot, Mike." The soldiers looked at one another with dawning distaste. "Let's get outside where the air's better," suggested Eddie. "They been usin' this place to store fish or cheese or something." The American Legion Fife & Drum Corps headed the line of march. Behind them, patriotically [ on loot, was the mayor, the chiel I of police and eight uniformed pa- strolmen, all thai could be spared Ifor the moment. Then came s ismall detachment from the Coasi 'Guard, followed by the definitely ;co-educational Wcstwaygo High 'School Band. Between each uni -was considerable vacant space doubtless in order to stretch the column to a respectable length. In the not too brilliant illumina- Uion o£ the town's street-lifihtin 'system the procession looked a lit- 'Uc forlorn. No great crowd Itnet • the curbs. Maybe there had been •too many parades. The high school band took ove: ;lrom the fife and drum corps ant burst forth raucously with "Thi Is the Army, Mr. .Tones." "There's my youngest sister, 1 Shirley Hipp 'tOUR FRIENDLY MAGNOLIA DEALER Dr. Lindquist CHIROPRACTOR fcj l*hone .3170 615 ChickasEiwba xclaimed Jake. "That's her layhi' the big horn. When I left oine she wasn't big enough to any H." Bight behind the band marched platoon of Marines, strangely nough in green battle dress. "What (he heck are those ftght- n* men doin 1 here?" queried Jake. "There's been a big scrap some- here," said Joe. Jake didn't get t. He hadn't met the second lieu- enant who was in command. Joe nd Eddie had. Nine young men in flying clothes otlowed the Marines. One of hem wus the American-born Jap Eddie recognized him. To Joe le said, "The sou of a gun was ellin' us the truth. He must be all right or that gang wouldn't let him march with 'em." Joe looked at Eddie with approval. "I lo)d you we learn faster since we got transferred to the inactive list. Looks to me like this is our parade, too." "I was thinkin 1 ' something like ;hat myself," Eddie agreed. To his men he said, "What are we waitin !or? Squad, fall inl Right face! Forward march!" As they joined the column r* e began crossing the street breaking right through their formation. It didn't make any difference. The parade was over for the living but not /or the dead. HE representative of the Unilet States Navy whom the mayoi ot Westwaygo and his cohorts visible and otherwise, met at the railway station was pint-sizi Rear-Adml. Ralph H. Pearson He had probably been a large man during World War I but tv had dried up some since his quar ter-deck days and now he ratllec around a little under his gol braid. In the disrespectful scut lie-butt of his more juvenile sub ordinates in the salt-water servic he was known as "Eiarnacle Bill. lis duties were chiefly political nd had to' do with making clear. o the uninformed public what the y was up to. He was ideal (or ie purpose. The keys of the city were duly resented by the mayor and gra- iously accepted >y the admiral. 'hen he was escorted to the New .'estwaygo Hotel for dinner. When (he escort was dismissed ddie abandoned his squad to whatever mischief its personnel light devise. He had another .fisb a fry. • » • TfHEN he arrived at the bus ter** minal in the Arcade downtown "ddie found that it had "changed •ery little since he had last seen t' Everything was slightly older .nd grimier but that was scarcely lot ic cable in a place which had een accumulating soft-coal soot or 20 years. One comparatively new thing attracted his attention. U was a vooden upright pai>- l l fastened to he wall inside the waiting room. On it was a column of name* which a heading proudly classl- ied as "Employes of Westwaygo Jus Lines in the Service of the Nation." Eddie found his own name at the very top. The letter- ng was badly laded because h« lad been one of the flrst to go. .X)wer down a few names had recently been relettercd in gold. Eddie thought absently that they would have to do his name over soon. The gold lettering looked better anyway, Eddie did not openly admit to limself that he was looking for Margie Lou. She had said thai she worked for the bus company and this would b« about the thzie when (here would be a change of shifts but Eddie pretended that he did not remember that All i he was there (or, he told himself, was to look over the place where he had once worked, like the captain going back to the hospital where he'd been on the staff. Maybe he would see some of the buses he had driven. There was one in particular, he had called it Old Ironsides, which had been his assignment for almoit a year. (To Re Continued) IT'S SMART . . . ITS THRIFTY . . . IT'S PATRIOTIC , , . to krcp your shoo In good repair . • • • Wcause SHOE REPAIR GIVES EXTRA WEAR H,iulVsMO€ SHOP] J it W. M « I M ST. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. for dependable Repair Service 121 East Main Phon. 2122 FRIEND FARMER Owning ami npcrAtittft an automobile affords A tol nl pleasure. but there Is much danger un the niiid Thr hii/aVil is loo ftrcal » risk—ivilh vinn Eire. csUttc. and savings at slake. Why run Uic rfsk when we can protect you for S-"i.OOO/lO t OOQ Liability, S3.QOO Properly I>j.majje for only S2.1.3S per year. Just Call W.M. BURNS INSURANCE Phone 3361 ARGUS CAMERAS We're Just been appointed T«nr Rxcfmln ftjencj in Bljlbcvllle for Argvs Camerxk See oar compttle selection including the famed Arja% C3 and ArgnNei. Co me ID -today- BARNEY'S DRUG West Main Phoi»« 3fi4? 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 117 South Broadway Phone 2651 "I Sell That Stuff" FUEL OIL! G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. Office and Bulk riant — Promised Land PHON E—2089—PHON E NOTICE ALL CAR OWNERS! If TO* don't think TOOT speedometer I* working exact I j rljht at ill speeds, drlre fn and let MS check U. We offer •ne-day •errfcc ra repatri for all can and tmcks, T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO- 121 East Main Phone 2122 NU-WA Laundry & Dry Cleaning Gall 4474 So you MET LARDfe \ OH, ATTRACTIVE COUSIN SAUY - - - E MOUGH, I GUESS, WHAT'S SHE IKS: JUN6-? IN HER WAY-WEARS HER. Clowes FAIRLY WELL, AND-'— AND sue COLLECTS COINS, STAMPS, ETCefERA. BUT HER CHIEF HOBBY IS- ---OOLLECTlMO FELLOWS/ COI-H. I MO 01 KEA StRYKt. INC, T. h RfG. U. t FAT.Cff. 'Be firm with me today, Miss Jorgenson—1 took two . helpings of dessert at lunch!" PRISCLLA'S POP very Uushiiiul Knows BY AL VERMEER YOU'RE SO SWEET AND UNDERSTANDING! I'LL JUST HAVE TO K(<3 YOU • / —i' •*..< r <-v_- i ^ J— j —'• _L 3H DEAR! I'M ALL OUT OF ,. HOUSEHOLD MONEY! DO Si VOL! HAVE *IO. DEAR? ALL I'VE GOT 1 \<5 $>7, HAZEL.,, ) BUT YOU'RE J WELCOME_ ~tar^ ...AND DON'T FORGET. YOU STILL OWE ME IIY MICHAEI, O'MAI.LEY and RALPH LANE AKJOTHEC Fwrr OP TV* erry... THE F4ST9OC< IVINJfl OF ME RCV HOSPTTAL.' 6OSH. CONTROL YOURSELF, CRUISED WEtl SPLIT THE MONEY AS SOON A6 WE'RE AWKT.KEMT. CAT'TA'N EASY RY LESLIE TURNER ONS DEESTA.NCE? WEESH TO PIACE ft 3ALL TO NEW YORK.... OK THEOBALP TATTLE it BEES HEWS PAPER :OUIMUISr. PLEftSE.. THANKS.MC.McKEE, I~TI> • STAMD WEH.R THI« DOOR WHILE I BREAK THE I MY BCVl MUM NEWS ftBDUT THE PICTUEE- 1 BROUGHT IT NHZt KEE SAID HOT TO BACK WITHOUT THAT PAIUTIMGi BUT UECWT DO ANYMORE THAU THROW ME OUT! BUGS BUNNY It's a Mean liusincss f U5TEN, IF THIS IS TM' WAV VOO TREA.T YOUR CUSTOiV-EflS... BY V. T. HAMLIN ^ IT'S SOMEBODY WHKT \ TELLING US YEH..THEV MUST BE SOME- THE \ V/HERE SAlJCER I AROUND MEN? I'VE CHECKfcD tVERY VIOICON AMD T CAN'T SEE /• HEV. A THING.' BY EDGAR MARTIN BOOTS AND HKR BUDD1KS Vi'VO . itt? f \ iOW \'O C^V\ VOO DtsNCt '. W ^00

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