The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1949 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 1, 1949
Page 13
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TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 194fl <ARK.) COURIER NBW8 PAGE T lUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Moj. Hoople Ts»4't 7Uf ACCURSED COI^S T- S ^ sP^ues ^o^o^^^rV? ^ «o^V AS A ^o^w^oIV «^m m^cufe Irt SOMB FAR *W«°./•.«$£&- ^ 1 ^VoWfiLT* At-lOTHER FORSO-nert 5 /X&^p-Hk ^;J V H6 DOMT fetT QRBTCW «o*PRrt& -^^pgVf -^ N "' s F «« 16 BrtTERr-O-j^ V_-*^>-- " CUP.' KKIiCKLES A HIS FRIENDS By MERRILL BL088ER First Victim I The llrfit weight-driven clock was liveiued dill-Ins; the Middle Ages. I Lafayette named his son Oeow 1 ashnigton Lafayette In honor of I e American general. I under of the Jesuit Older. Political [Announcements "Subject to Municipal Election Anril 5, 1949 For Mnyui DOYLE HENDERSON E. R- JACKSON For Alderman First Ward RALEIGH SYLVESTER JIMMIE SANDERS Second Ward WALTER C GATES J. W. ADAMS Third Ward JENNINGS BAILEY LOUIS G. NASH By Bob Wade and Bid Miller drift. The exposed stomach thered John Henry some; it al- ays did In « street length dress. What bothered him more was c card. He could see the while ge of Us slid cardboard pro- hr'll >i«-»i Hilda hrrnflf In t'onli>5ny • nicnum Itdltndniii, »n •rrhv- l, who c»ll» hrr "Mr», " II )• lh« HH'imri tlmr nfc« - rcnniY, ll.ilmlmm tHI* Sin hnvv "n" IntTffTenrr." rehllr Knfr >""• nlffrptl lo Jukniir tw *» linercallliB Ulc," he suggested tentatively. "Don'l you like Boinfi last?" "What's the big hurry?" "What's life? What's death? nyc asked rhetorically, her eyes nmcnse. Fourth 'V;ird (Two to lie Elected) J. WILSON HENRY LESLIE _;IOORE At DRE1FUS AM E 61C A'S >G Rf AT«St i^BULOVA \**ti/Hl7§. XV '-pHE road was bumpy even In her convertible Mercury. John Henry conned the girl's profil against the Deeding desert. Al riost classic, if you liked a no4 that regally turned up a little rhen he reached tne conclusio that ner chin curved toward th delicate throat too soon. It didn balancn the forehead which archc up to her ebony braids. Fa> ruined his analysis with » bou doir smile. "We're almost there now Johnny." "Good. Where?" She lowere her lashes enigmatically. Jol Henry couldn't get an answer f that particular question. Back the pool, Faye had suddenly lo him he would he interested seeing a fascinating place—a secret place. Curious, but inwardly hesitant, he had allowed himself to be carried away from the Las Dunas, through Azure and out across the rolling plains to the south. A mile or so back, Kaye had wheeled the Mercury otl on a dirt rond, still holding to a speed that made the conservative John Henry shudder. She had changed her bathing suit for a play dress, pink with a faint horizontal white slripe, full skirl, low-hacked and with a bare deliberately used In spots by Mowing the odoba bricks lo peep Ihrou^h. 'I'he pseudo-western air liod been carried through with heavy-beams which supported the roof and with wooden shulturs on the windows. Rut behind these shutters. John Henry could see shiny metal Venetian blinds. "ISN'T It d a r 11 n R I" Fuyc * breathed ns she forced lha ge of Its stilt carauoaro pro- Mercury to a jarring slop. "Oh, ucilng from the skirt pocket on 11 guess I'm supposed to park over r left thigh. Why did she carry there." The cnr lunxcd (orwni-d in everything she wore? :i;>.ain, pin suing the circular gravel The car lurched gaily around a driveway to a small pnrkinK lot. ail pin curve. The lot was already occupied by a "Why don't you slow down a .silent herd of automobiles. J '- '••"'" When they made their last vibrating halt. John Henry clomped a decisive hand on the girl's wrist. ["Now. before we go any farther—" "Now you're talking!" purred . . , I Fnye. She got up on her hands . . , . . nnd knees on the scat cushions |>Hb Mercury leaped ahead faster | . |n(j (hrust ou( her (ace lowllrd than ever nnd Faye laughed xullingly. John Henry hunched own in the red-lealher sent. Sin I ^."jnVn'pd'shmild'er'andVBid, "None ad been right, lie should have I f ( , 1;U Jusl whi)l ,,. , h(s p | ac<! aken her advice. It would ho , . . nre we doin _ , 11!rc7 aken her advice. 11 would ho I ^ W J T(J1 nre we doing , 11!rc7 ou«h on her when she heard how what . s so sccr( ,t aboul a rtude ic had been killed. ranch?" "There It is." Faye announced "You're so pent-up," she sighed lappily and John Henry realized n nd reached across him to open ic had his eyes shut He opened t,j s door. Then she crawled over them now. his lap and slid to the ground. "It's The Mercury liad topped a slight no dude ranch." she added, rise In the desert and was rolling Dubiously. Conover followed headlong down the. incline on the J her. Faye Jordan had the mys- olher side toward a bnrbcd-wire lerious card palmed in one hand fence which vaulted the road in now. the form of a log archway. The | As they crunched through the swinging sign spelled out Bar C gravel lo the big front door, John Ranch in twiKs. Beyond the fence, Henry noticed that bridles and man's dissatisfied hand showed. 1 branding irons hung from the The mesiinile, sagebrush and huge supporting timbers ot the greasewnod had been banished, porch. A weathered broken wa- in their place sprouted feathery gon wheel leaned theatrically green tamarisk trees, rows of pink against Ihc low cement and tile and white oleanders and, of porch. Faye banged at the door course, Ihc omnipresenl palms. wilh the heavy brass knocker. A hundred yards back from the "Are they expecting you?" Con- archway rested the bulk ot the over asked. large house. It was low and ram- "MM's no fun" The latch ral- bling, devoted more to length and tied and the door swung ope, breadth thun to height. Wings smoothly reveal,,,)! dim coo sprang forth haphazardly lo the relies heycmcl. A bat crcd fac right and the left P^ 1 at them <'°'"..«>'« ? °° m The ranch house was evidently Crushed lips grated. Vv on I yo constructed ol adobe, plastered come in. with a beige stucco. It had been | (To Be Continued) bpen An Account HEIFIS Onupie or Catfish 24 HOURS DAILY Special Sunday Dinner 75c Simpson Cafe Ark-Jlo State Line Czechoslovakia,! cltlrs and towns] It Is said that end liver oil Is good own their own forests. for puppies and old dogs. 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