The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1952 · Page 7
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T, JANTJAKT H, BLS IH&VlLliB (AUK.) COUHHTR OUR .WARDING HOUSE — with Major H*«pU DO VOO WAm TO SO COT OP H6REOJAU. FOO«*.LlKe A MlPPO ? JUST TRY TO B«lM<i ANY MOB* AlJlMAL* HOOSe, ZOO (5 COMPLETI AS IT IS/ MARTHAf MY FRi«ND SAOUL *. SMALL WALL*,BY AUSTRALIA?—(?AOOt MOST ATTE*» A COCJCLAVt OP ICtV FH^HEKMEKt AslD ASKS IF WE'D CAR6 FOR THE VOUD DOTS CK> THE LITTLE F6LLOVJ TflM6 AND A BOTTOM/ DOri'T BRING, IM AMV MORE Read Courier News Classified Ads. Political Announcements to Preferential Election July M, 1853 Jfod(t» OEKK BRADLEY CONCRETE CULVERT TILE MM* •» to M to. Metal Culver Is •* to M ta. A. H. WEBB twBSiMo FlMd Gate* * MeU! Septie Tanks •ctnr me •••* Prtee* W« DeUrer Wfhwmy «1 >t CUt* Lliu Ph«M 714 Good Service FOR YOUR CAR la Yours for the Asking »t T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 121 E. M.ta Phv FOR RENT Typewriters & Adding Machines N«w & Uit« Model Machines—Low Rates W« tar ucd »(«<» rnxhlBM * himlt»r», Johnson Office Equipment Co. SALES—SERVICE 112 S. Broadway—Phon* 4410 BeuUtal Britk Coontry Home on two aert lot. 1H milci North •( BlrU»TlX« on Hlfhwajr fil. Ijin« Urlnj mom with wood tmralnt nreplace. 2 roomy bedroomi with ccdir lined el*»U. All ill«4 b«Ui, colored flxt«r*«. AttraedTe »nd oonrenient kitcben. dlnlnff room. LjirKe recreation and utility room in bmac- nt. Up*t«ln U floored and partially 'finished. Two ear ffarase itatmf*. Sammer homM with barbera* pit S roam (arrant Tw win find «pon InspecUon «f thlt hoiM that th« ma- t«rlal and eenttruetfon la the best rnd would e«*t far nMre to It today 1 ! emts. Price »35.MK).««. For appointment, s«e or eaTJ JOHNNY MARK, Realtor 112 South Second St. 4111 RM. Phone 25M By Nina Wikox Putnam 1H1 % MIA xxrv 1 ALMA CONROY couldn't under**• itand the queer tone in her husband'i vole*. Bright wis there, with T o m m j, apparently — but wasnt Bright Muncie one of the thieves? "What does he say?" Alma asked •ver the phont. "How did he explain ..." This time Tommy interrupted her. "Bright is dead." he said. "Shot in the back. Brown shot him when he was dying." It was almost impossible to (rasp the horror of what Tommy w«i telling her. But it was more than a mere recital of facts. There was an urgent something, yet hidden quality in Tommy Conroy's voice, as though he were trying to convey something to her without being forced to say it. Suddenly it occurred to her that the wire thsy were talking over might not be private. It might be In a police station, where officers ^ might listen, unseen by Tommy. It • was a creepy, unreal feeling that Alms had—this was the kind of thing she'd read about in newspapers and detective stories, bu which she'd never thought ot as being anything she would ever experience herself. Still, that was in all likelihood the reason for Tommy's strained voice and cautious answers. She was supposed to jiy something and Tommy wai trying to make her say it. But what was she supposed to say? Had Tommy given her a cue and had she missed it? Then she remembered. "Yes Bright and I caught them." Bu jTcmmT hid gone after Bright jWell. then, did Tommy (or som ireason want it supposed that h and Brighton Muncie had left to gether? She had to chance It. "Oh, Tommy, how terrible!" sh Mid. "Poor Brightl How ghastl ; your having to take his body i all alone. Are you in trouble ove darling? Did you tell them I aw you leavt her* together?" "Well, I'm not in seriouj trouble, ut there has been some question- .g." The relief in his voice wai nmistakable. "1 think perhaps it -ould make mailers easier if you oppcd on down here and—well, ust tell what you know." Now she was sure she was ic right track. Tommy was using le fact lhat Bright was dead as a cans of exonerating tlie name oi The Head of Trumbull'i. You mean what I know about ou and Bright suspecting Mrs lenton and trying toVatch her be- ore she and that man got away?' "Well, poor Bright can't say »ny- hing one way or another," he saic ignificantly, "so I'm afraid you'l lave to. Jewels. Get hold of Joe )enton and have him bring you [own. They want to talk to him oo, of course. And, Incidentally he cops here think I may hav itolen his car." * * • [T was a long and hectic 48 hour later before the three of them— Tommy, Joe and herself—fount hemselvM back In Alma's apart ment. Because the day wai Sunday they could take their leisure ove .he beautiful luncheon Almi ha prepared from some of Gran* Bl iOU's best French recipes. The win ;ry sunshine poured Into th Breakfast nook as Impersonally a if there were no such thing In th! world as vi»l«nc*. thievery an sudden death. Alma, serving the two men found it hard to believe that sh had not dreamed the hectic scene the courthouse at that lilt Pennsylvania town — the blurrc faces of the spectators, cruel, ci rious, or sympathetic; th« crowd ing reporters, the flash of bulb- the clicking of cameras, with her self, Tommy, and Joe Denton th center at attention. OUT OUR WAY iy R. William. FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS WELL,THATocATAT rue, POOIt> WAS A WASHOUT • 1 CAN'T JUMP THA I TELL 10U.' MOVE NOT We--XXI NEVER BGLIEVKP WOMEN S**XH-D DRIVE AMP VWXtLP Nev ^J TEACH Me / NOW--WO' I ECWT VWWJTTO WLL ANY FV3*-- Vos.l OWE RATHER ODD OSE RECENTLY-.. MOTH IMG pur THIS GOAT WOULDWT EAT • SHADYSIDE- KINGSTON BASKETBALL GAME? WOULD OUir EAT— /«& JUST BECAUSE SIWYSIDS LOST/ ' ' '•'. / ...J SOON "c'Viff Benefit by Reading and Using Courier News Classified Ads "We're saving lik« mad to pay'our taxes—so we're just visiting friends instead of stepping- out and enjoying ourselves!" you A E MZNTALEXIt- OULV f HONT WA K D HOPE VOU FIND our PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed lies! Prices Kirby Drug Stpres AND WHILE MY WIFE IS AT THE HOSPITAL, HOLLYHOCK WILL BE STAYING WITH HER AUNT DON'T GO TO HOLLYHOCK'S HOUSE, DEAR. SHE WON'T BE THERE! WELL, HER MOTHER'S^! GONE TO THE HOSPITAL/ FOR A NEW BABY YIPES! MEAN .._. .,_ TRADING HOLLYHOCK JUST RENT A CAMERA TOW, THIS IS VTC-PLIWT. t PKOMI56C7 VOU A 5FOKT CUVAP! HE WA& TMB MUKPEK OP A AVAKJ WWO WAS SUPPOSE!? HAVE COVWITT6C7 SUTCfPE - HAMILTON I'M F-EELIW6 LUXURIOUS. WE'LL TAKE THE HEAKSf. 1T3 SYMPHONY IS _<JST T6P LET'S so HffHirM/ WHICH CAP PO WE USE TONICWT HAIL? Starters & Generators Repaired & Exchanged J. Raymond Smith Iflfl E. Kentncky Ave. rhone zees JAIL? OH, DEMZ.1 COULDU'T VDU JUST LOCK UP EASV AS A.-Pv HOSTAGE, WvlD LET ME WMT Ik) HERE 1 CAN'T IMAGINE! BUT IF VOU'lL WIRE FLORIDA,VOU'LL FIND irs REGISTERED W THAT'LL TftKE A LITTLE TIME. LOCK'EM URJIW TILL WE \KOU THIS OUT! MAKCOTICS BULL... S HOLDING ME SO LOMG AT ( CUSTOMS I CObLtWT TftIL > rH\T C^R WHEN T CROSSED C THE BORDEE 1 . BUT I'll CATCH <, IT NOW,.. I'VE GOT OVER TWO \ HUMORED GRANP OF DOPE IW MID WHY WO WO A6R.HILL IT STOLEW IF IT BELWJSS TO 10U SHE CLAIMS THE CAR HERS SHERIFF. BUT SHE HAS NO FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 1Z Inch to 48 Inch, plain or reenforced. Also Concrete Building Blocks cheap- fir than lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump hoases, tenant houses, tool sheds. We deliver. Call us for free estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO •J Come to the RAZORBACK For Delicious Barbecue RIBS Served Every Day BELIEVE ME,I WASf I'LL NEVER KNOW WHY THEY \OH WELL IT'S TIME 3UKE RELIEVED 1 DIDN'T GET CURIOUS ABOUT/THINGS QUIETED WHEN TH'SHERIFF\ OINNY'S TRACKS. __..X|X)WN AROUND ...I.FORONE.WILL BE GLAD TO SLIP BACK INTO THE OLD ROUTINE EH? WHAT5THAT?.J... , WASHINGTONy-" ^ V CALLING? /YES... AN 1 HIS DEPUTY DROVE OFF/ V Speedometer REPAIR is part of our extra IM Wt OHVV ON«i R VOWt-ISViO Wt t-VO ONit W\S One Day Service — All Cars & Trucks Take the Pictures Yourself ... With a box, flash, or Movie Camera. BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 200* West Main Phono 3647 The entire fantastic pageant of ime and heroism which had ought th« obicure little village Longtown to th« front pages of •ery newspaper in the country ow seemed remote and unreal, ut the story in th* newspapers ore evidence at its actuality, the etdlines shoutinc triumphantly. "Police Say Brighton Muncie tiled Saving British Royal Jews. . . . Sacrifices life to return roperly stolen from Trumbull . . Loyal assistance brings ody and recovered loot into cus-. ody of police." TIEN followed the story, ns told - by police reports quoting Tom- ly and corroborated by herself nd Joe Denton, of how Bright and ommy had long suspected Mrs enlon of noticing crippled, and el a trap for her: how Apollo rown had stolen Bhght's car. een followed by Bright and Tom- ijr untjl the stolen car cracked up n a lonely road, kilting the wom- n and fatally injuring Brown /ho in a dying gesture had shot oung Muncie while the latter was emoving the stolen jewels from he wreckage. And lastly the re- x>rts told of Tommy's rushing his rlend's body to the nearest help n the vain hope of caving young 3righl's life. Joe Denton was reading the ac- ount carefully, gripping the news- )aper in one hand and attacking i dish of civet de rognon with the >ther The authorities at Longtown had separated him from the Conroyi after the court formalities were over, in order for him to attend to he last services rrnrtprable to his mad old stepmother. This was the first time he had been able to talk to Tommy and Alma in private. When he had finished reading what Tommy had told the police, and what the police had said, he put aside the paper and looked challengingly at his host, "Well now. my dear Lone Ranger," he said, "or" shall 1 call you Mr. ScaUergood? Will you pfease for the love of tripe tell me what actually happened before you cooked up this horse opera and made Alma and me your corroborating witnesses? 1 * (T. ste C«Ua«4) T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO Chrysler- Plymouth Dealer !2I E. Main Phone 212Z

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