The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 13, 1952 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 13, 1952
Page 11
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FEBRUARY U, ;OUt JOAKPtMa HOUSI — wit* Major Hoop (ARK.) COURIER WEWS tISTED AT *400-~eOT 16 "THE S7RAMSCST IT ? MAYBC WE'LL IT AS A SLALOM, j COBRA fDrSON MURDERS WGT.OOHM'S WOOO.' WHAT TX> WITH SUCH AfRecioos Rene •? >«5 " K« cookie CRUMBS.', NE KIM AIR, MEW, TILL RECOVERS Political Announcements Subject to Preferential July 32, 1951 Tor County Judge GENE BRADLEY Election For Circuit Clerk GEHALD1NE LISTCW For State Senator SEN. LEE BEARDEN f In the Andes ranges of South •America live' the lamoids, a branch .of the camel family. America's first underwater telegraph line was laid beneath New York Harbor in 1842 by Samuel P. B. Morse. CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Sim op to 36 In. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sim up to (4 In. A. H. WEBB Automatic Flood Gates Concrete * Metal Septic Tank. Sewer Til* Bwt Prices We Delirer Hlfhway 61 at State Lin* Phone JH FARMERS B« sure to have your COTTONSEED and SOYBEANS teal for GERMINATION S«nd Samples to Woodson-Tenent Laboratories «lt Wert A»h St. Blyth«vill«, Arkansas FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell That Staff" Phone 2089 Off ke& Bulk Plant—Promised Land FOOD CHOOSE THI Dr. Logan's Wife * By DIMM Game* • fl ~ . - <•• fcmi.* I-«l<-r »• . Ommn.Ut " «»* PUM t« fHKMK^d 1m rrwmT«h '• in •timtle mr4l«ii*«. Ur. !.*«•• «»rf ^ nr. M'Kltcr r«ll«tl«r fcnr« crtntc I* I P«t*r> jopport K«( tkc ««Kt » ~ a»4 »Ver. Jrxnet iror* *» • m«e<- - !•*; wlik Ftf»r »*A nk« CcrU Iknl II If «kc cum cnMlrlHnle M>M«t>injK '" ** Pe*rr*« Mnr«M««Bt »ke will c!«nr * fc*r <«~*rte*,t *t tke »«««y <kl»c> «••< fc«»« Wni fcotkrrta* fc»r. • * • xvn ,T TGHT and dark stripes on the lawn bespoke the morning's " mowing. Above the spiky mass of snapdragons, colorful as Joseph's coat, the leaves o{ the mock orang* bushes piled each other iike hills of slick green pebbles. Along the opposite hedge of eu- ''. genia, crisp white daisies vi, brated to the thin silver light, and dark as dried blood on the Jtncc splashed the early roses. A "manicured garden." Peter's words. She could shut them out no long- n «r. Th«y returned to accuse her, • • to despoil the front view as evilly as rats running on the plushy green. "If a single person among you fails to act, then by all the laws of cringe and punishment, - you deserve to lose your happy 'home.* Everything had gone '. wrong 90 far today. She ground her fists inlo her cheeks. Peter, Peter, Peter. WeH, she wouM get rid of him. He had asked lor money. She ^ would give money and that would . be the end of the voodoo. She givt money ud target the ***M t, NfA SC««C£. ht *hoJ« experience. But five or ten dollars was nothing, Gus said. It would have to be a dramatic amount, « beau geste so that there should be expiation in the giving and dazzled fratitude !n the receiving. But she would never be able to explain this need to Gus. How could she, when she was not even able fo explain it to herself? If only she had some money of her own, a savings account, or a lump sum cached away. She thought of the possessions which she could turn into cash. Her mink stole — but Gus had given her .that as a birthday present last year. Her jewelry—pins, earrings, watch, necklace, rings— all were his presents and she wore them frequently; he took pride in her wearing them and would notice if one were missing. She thought of selling the star sapphire pin he had given her, which she supposed was her most valuable single piece. She could s«y that she had lost it. But then Gus would report the loss to the insurance company and she could never stand up under the grilling of investigators, A ND then she remembered that she did have something of her own. A diamond lavaliere that had belonged to » great-aunt on her father's side. Her parents had presented it to her with embarrassing pomp on her list birthday. It was out of fashion »nd she had kept it in the vault, thinking that one day she would have the jewels reset. That was something Gus would never miss, if he remembered that she had it at all, and if he should ever question her about it, she would feel justified in admitting that she had sold it tor reasons of her own, since it was not something he had given her •or even a thing sh« bad OUT OUR WA By J. *. WWi«iM FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS LCOK--HC PROMISGP TO JUST IWTrlSM MEARl_V KMOCKft My HEADOFfV THEM MVOV^KI MOTHE* DeFENPSHlM HIDES HIM— CHARSCP RIGHT BV IF 1OUHAPNT Of SAVE IT AWAY WITH A LOOK ER SUMPW-A FINE MA TAK1KJ iM6joe= ANO ruone T^e Pise WW MOTHERS GET GftKl Benefit by Reading and Using Courier Newt Classified Ads After rt took'me almost a year to learn thi» piece, now Dad lays he doasn't ever want to hear it again!" TSV TO COMB ^TKAtbur 1*6 THE PtANFIXUBS In 1951 Carroll County. Ky., had ts first outdoor fair in 30 years. CAMERAS REPAIRED Guaranteed Watch Repair ISN'T IT CUTE: PRISCILLA'S BUSY MAKING A Your watch ts disassembled, cleaned, pivots polished and hair sprints adjusted. I'VE TOLD MDU A HUNDRED JMES,.NO BOY FRIENDS TILL YOU'R \, rt-jf. . SWEETHEART-.}/ THAT'S f~^fl. YOU! Havinr trouble with your camera? Then bring it to Barney'* Drug. We're equlp- ped to fix all kind* at cameras . . . from Brownies to Leicu. Prompt service. 3 Day Service Thomson rLL SOON STOP Credit Jeweler Nex* door to Wide Furniture BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 West Main Phone 3647 How About You? ISAW THEM ^ ALL VOUB PROW THE i.TA!RS\ dewEL* THEY WEWT INTO \ AKH Sj LIBRARY AVJDj THEBg! D THE 4AFFJ fU. CALL THE FOUCE AT ONCB. TH£ PATROL CAR WILL NEVER SET HERH IN TWE TO THEIK <S6TAWAV >CtJ MU*T*TT <50 SOWN THERE! RSMEMB6K X3UK CONDITION—>OU CANT If You Want the Best Car Service, Come to TH05t SCREW BAH.S riL GET MV PAl NICK TO HELP ' T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. . . BOTH LEME THEIR CAR lion - &Hs^i^fUWKC ll1 - "=' m FA! - m< - K T O WrSSSfW l «*E 'E« WAV FRO* ir SURE. tit HELP, At. BUT T WX/86 WHEM THer-RC N JAIL- 5.?"'^ W^WPW W KEM ./ CAM FIMO fiSSg/M I CWJ RKSVER W DOPE WH- . THEY GET OUTA JAIL ftllO I OUT. NOW. OUT TIPPIHS Off- MV EEACH MEW ORlEAMs?! NICK-HEU^ GIWUE IONC DISNUICE Chrysler-Plymouth Dealer 121 E. Main Phone 2122 PRESCRIPTIONS MH.E5EA.6TON *.9O._. PAST SUGAR CMtE MK> RICE FIEIPS.TXRU BAYOU C0UNTR/. ..THEN Af D/WUM, NEW ORIEAUS. Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores .. . ^FRAiDI W INDIANS'LL \. DON'T GET ARE WHATKIND\WHAT YOU 5F WHISKERS TH' IAMEB1OWN MIL! LEADERS SOT I'LL MEET WITH OC TOWHATAW MYSELF AS CAP'N SMITH.... IN CAP<N SMITH'S CLOTHING A. SAVAGE MY- BUT,SIR.\SELF,6H?WELl YOU'RE iTHAT'S RK3HT ONLY A.,. / BUT U3OX. ... AM... I'VE SERVED IN MORE WARS THAN YOU'LL EVER HEAR OF AN' AT RANKS HIGHER THAKl' YOU'LL EVER ATTAIN... NOW SHUCK YOURSELF OUTA. THOSE DUDS {(REAM CASTLE Drivc-ln Complete Selection of GIFT ITEMS! Vickie & Barbara's GIFT SHOP . I WHM lj jj < L TORO ft. 1 ft "I' ['.TPS-W R pv\or»v> y Vr.n'll Mm! a wonderful (election nt Maderta Linens, Colored Sheets and Pillow Can, C»«lllac Horferr, Hindmade Apron*, c«- t.rt* Jewelry, Lamp*, PUnten Handkerchiefs »mt many other Hems. Come In *oonl during their marriage. The pendant was on a platinum chain, as she recalled, and the center diamond was large and pear-shaped, though the tiny emeralds around it were mere chips. She wondered how much it would bring. Fortunately, Gus had left the car for her because he had expected her to shop for his. shorts. This she considered a stroke of luck; more than that, an omen auguring the success of her scheme. In fact, the motif of the day had changed from frustrating accident to purposeful integration. At the bank, in the bottom of a safety deposit box was the tiny manila envelope she sought. She unclasped it and slid the pendant to her palm. The fine-linked chain curled limply around the beveled edge inside of which the emeralds were muddy and chipped. The diamond itself was clear and many- faceted but smaller than she had pictured it, and somehow sad, a businesslike piece bought perhaps more as an investment or a testament of improved position than to enhance the throat of the beloved. • • * rVF her great-aunt Mary, Hs orig- ^ inal owner, she had only the dimmest recollection. A little old lady who wore black dresses and always looked as though «ne needed a g^ood dusting. Th« jewel winked up .at her with no more appeal than > piece of rock-candy, cutting short her reminiscence. She slipped the necklace back into its envelope, shoved rt'fnto her purse, dumped the papers pell-mell into the box, waved the curtain aside, and made bold sounds with her heels. In Beverly Hills, she parked in front of the stationery store which she regularly patronized, and walked the two blocks to Chagiantz, the jeweler. The store front of Chagiantz's was a solid slab of black marble. Two little oblongs at window displayed > few wares hung on arthritic knuckles of driftwood. After the sunlight, the interior was at first totally dark except for tmall illuminated oblong I showcases along the left wall in which Jennet found herself absently looking for tropical' fish. <.T« Be

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