The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1948 · Page 13
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 1048 OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoopli BlIlJl/ ti '/ j»MJ -TLIlj^. •? V / . . ._„ ..... _. i "~~ ~- L * "™ — '" .^ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS OH,IMS IWOIA^S IS OKNV ~ CHOMPF —I'D KlkJDA. Lt lie TO Se»i we eoosTeRoP OTHER. TeAK4 SO t COULD 8AT A.GAlr4ST SU6R ~r D SEMD UltA. THAT VOO'VE RACKED DO»»J STXJ H(DIWG PA.irrOF.tf FELLER — 'EM UNDER THft f^i AsID MOLES TrXBLS To TAtf e y/CWi THSOV.J HOME. tO A ST. BERNARD ?/ i -rvOO AT A i///^r!mB 'L PAGE THIRTEEN 'Leak' in Export Plans Blamed For Big Marker Jump o , c JL ' ri_ -L © BY IONE SAND8ERG SHRIBEK By lone band berg Sruiber DISTRIBUTED BY NEA SERVICC. INC thai, there T'J' was Quite impossible (or Her icpai'lmciH's i J lo makc lnc , m bclieve hDr . WASHINGTON, Mar. 24 (UP) — An Agriculture Department offi-1 ciiil testified yesterday was a "leak" 'in the ctep plan to boost export quotas of tats ' and oils last September. | " nc - v were Kind to her and they The market jumped sharply as listened to her with a tolerance a result. Ula , was infuriating but wllich George A. Parks, chief of the i , ... , . analysis and statistics section of she was un:lble lo combat the department's fats and oils ' branch, confirmed the "leak" In testimony before a special House' Speculation Committee. Chairman August H. Andresen, j R.. Minn., said some speculators j made "tremendous amounts" of money as a result of the "leak." Andresen rtld not Identify the. speculators. Earlier, he said "some | They were beginning to ex- chanpe commiserating glances over her nead. glances thnt said only too plainly that she was ill, lhat the shock of Tommy's death had been too much for her. that she had cracked under the strain. When Sam Dlanding got to his ars. arer, e sa some government people," including Ed- i feet and said, rather uncomfort- win W. pauley, bought lard several a bly. that he guessed he'd better n days before the export announce- ^JParks said that in his opinion an Investigation by the department's compliance division established that the fourth quarter export alloca- tions—wliich he began preparing 10 days before the public announcement on Sept. 10—were "leaked. 1 the source of the leak. He said every precaution had been taken to keep the plan under wraps. The committee is Investigating whether any government officials profited by "Inside Information" In their transactions on community markets. Becatise it was popular a. 1 ; an altar decoration for the Virgin Mary, the marigold orginally was named "Mary's Oold." Fried Chicken... Crappie Dinner -BEER- 7 Days a Week! Blanc hard's Cafe I'orlageville, Mo. Owned By Stanley Keller be running along, she knew (or- lornly that she had failed. "1 won't say a word about this," the sheriff said unhappily, looking at neither her nor Rush directly. "No use lo get the town on its ear. Tell you what, Mrs. Bancroft, when you get to feeling come out and talk to you -„, He gave her his full direct gaze and as she looked into the Intelligent eyes she felt a wild hope stir inside her breast. Was he trying to tell her something? Trying to reassure her but m such a way that the others would not understand? She felt pulses quicken al over her body. i Rush laughed then, a bit too heartily. "After Ann's had a good res she'll realize how mistaken she's been." He put his arm about her shoulders; it was all she could do not to draw away. "I'm not say ing, you understand, that ther isn't some truth in what she says. His voice was smooth as velvet "It's her interpretation 1 don' agree with." "Of course," Enos said, alst smoothly, "and under strain facts have a way of looking differen Believe me, I know." VOU know . . ." Hush said and then he hcsitaicd. ?lnnccd own at Ann's drawn face, then ookcd at Snm Blanding again. "1 on't know what you'd Hunk oE his. Sam. but we've 501 a cabin ver on the take. 1 was thinking t might not be « bad Idea to Ukc Ann up there for • few days until he's entirely rested." His deference to the sheriff was both flat- ering and disarming. And any wild hope Atm rnay have had in Sam Blanding died m abrupt death when the sheriff iaid, "Why, I can't see where It would hurt any." And then he said gently. "Provided, of course, ran take good care of tile little ady. Wouldn't want any accidents to happen to her." His voice underlined the word accident, oh. very light.y, and Ann realized the sheriff had put no credence In her story. None at all. Sherill Blanding looked acutely uncomfortable for a minute after iiis remark and so he added, iocu- larly, "Not that I think—" But that was no good either, so he bega.i again, his face red—"They say these things have a way of coming in threes, you know." Help catne then from an unexpected source. Gay said, her voice low and sweet, "I don't mean to sound silly but wouldn't it be easy to get in this man in Chey- BOB MALONE Plaster and , Stucco Phone 2029 nonienl, was app lied. She stm g- ilccl lor sanity Nol tUisti find Gayl )nni God. surely aotl II Ihorc'ci )ccn any reeling between them, my love for enrh other, she'd have Pod it. She knew she would invc. Ycl ftuph'f single speaking ol Gay's name hnd said volumes. "It would t>* so easy to check.** lay said doggedly and she wouldn't look at Hush.. "A long diptnnre telephone rail—** "Hut. my Jear. wliul would it accomplish?" Enps- asltnd softly. Sam Blanding turned his pipe sack and forlL in his hands. "I ?uess it probably won't hurt none to call him it it'll make Mrs. Bancroft [col any beller." "Of course." Etios said rapidly 'Of course." He turned to Ann. 'Do you want to tnlk to him yourself, Ann? Or do you trust Sheriff Blanding"" to uch enne? Everyone looked al her in such astonishment that the bright color leaped to her face and she said defensively, "Well, wouldn't It sort of clear the air?' If you put yourself in Ann's place it's easy to see why she's upset; I would be, I know, if the same things had happened to me. It seems to me . She paused, looked frightfully emharrassed — "well, almost too much ol a coincidence." "Gayl" Rush said. r PHAT one word contained so many things that Ann, for Her mouth was parched, her voice was ha rah. know." 'Well, look." Rush said and there was an edge lo his voite that she recognized as a \ „_. signal: Rush's temper was growing short "You must know! I mean—doggonit Ann, if you don't know, who docs? Or don't know what you want?" watched her and his probing eyes made her shiver. Rush's eyes made her shiver! "The thint is. there's )O point In getting everyone all up in iho air over nothing. Go ihcad and call Cheyenne if you want to but it seems to me—" And Enos cut in so easily it was almost as though he had visibly smoothed ruffled feathers. Enoa said, "But we want lo case Ann's mind. Rush. She'll rest better and recover more quickly if—" From a far distance she heard herself distinctly. "There's nothing the matter with my ... and then the blackness am. terror descended upon her catne down like a dark angry cloud out of the strong June .sunshine, and overwhelmed her. It was a little like drowning and, although she struggled, she knew full well she was quite lost. I accomplished nothing at all. she thought. I gave away nil my knowledge and I didn't finin a thing. And so it will go on ... and on ... and . . . (To Be Continued) Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size T. 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