The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 6, 1952 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

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THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 19» OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major HoopU Howe / SPEAK: UP, DID >Oo FINJD THAT CROOK ? HOvJ A>JD WMEEE ? AND MONEY 14E TOOK BOARDERS, SET IT AMD HOW MUCH ? OUR AsJt) OrvlE CIGAR/ t THOOSWT IT WOULD BOOT, BUT THAT COM MAN fOLDED AS EASY AS A CARPENTER'S Political Announcements Subject to Preferential Election July 29, 1952 For Co'unly Ju:l«o GENE BRADLEY PHILIP J. DEER For Circuit Clerk GERALDINE LISTOX For Stale Senator SEN. LEE BBARDBN CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Sizes up to 36 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes up to 84 In. A. H. WEBB Automatic Flood Gate* Concrete & Metal Septic Tank» Sewer Tile Best Pricei We llellver Highway 61 at State Line Phone 714 FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Se// That Stuff" Phone 2089 Of f ice & Bulk Plant—Promised Land t, KH U. « *.l o*. V>. I9JJ Bj *E* 5*rril« "W«'r« on th« way home, Mom — make Dad put his shost on!" The United States average yield ' of lint cotton per acre for 1951 is estimated at 274.a pounds. 55* SPECIAL PLATE LUNCH Choice of Meat & 3 Vegetables DELICIOUS BARBECUED RIBS GENUINE PIT BARBECUE SANDWICH The NIGKEL STAND 103 W. Main Phone 9666 ARE YOU A SAFE DRIVER? To he a safe driver, you have to know how fast you're going. That means an accurate speedometer* Let us check yours. We give 1- Ilay service on speedometer repair for all makes cars and trucks. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler-Plymolth Dealer 121 E. Main Prune Z12Z .Guaranteed Watch Repair Only J.jU Yonr watch is disassembled, cleaned, pivots polished and | hair ftprlngB adjusted. 3 Day Service Thompson Credit Jeweler Next door to Wade Furniture I Dr. Logan's Wife MP^* XXXVT. LOGAN drove herself home in her car, Peter Snrinov following in his. She pulled into the garage and walked to the front as he pulled up to her curb. The clear cris.) air had the bite of smelling sails. The sky was netted with stars. At her front door, she handed him her key, less out of social form than because her hands were trembling. But if slie had expected Peter to master the situation, she was mistaken. He dropped the key, had to light a match to find it in the dirt, tried both sides of it in the lock, tugged angrily at the knob. "Maybe you better," he said, enraged. "I don't seem to hive the combination." His confusion . had a perverse effect upon her. She opened the door with one haH turn of the key. She threw her wrap on the ^settee, snapped on the living room flights. "I'll get the fixings." she said. Her voice was high and shaky. "Make yourself comfortable. Light the fire if you like." lie cleared his throat. "I don't want anything more to eat and drink," he growled. She felt his hands on her waist. She turned slowly, sickened by the pounding of her heart. "I don't want a drink. I want you. Jennet, don't make me wait any more." "I'll meet you downstairs." she id. He heard her coming down the stairs. She was very p.ile. but she had pinned up her hair and she was wearing a sweater and skirt and the saddle shoos. In the car, she tell asleep on h said. Sunset to SepuiTt-a, She slept against him like a hibernating animal all the way to 7'ia Jnana. r r*HEY stopper? in f.aguna for cocktails and dinner, and they entered the tavern merrily, lighthearted, noisy, superior, as Jennet hail somehow always known she could be. They took a table that looked out on the ocean whose lip had been kissed by '.he sim to a rosy burn. Trie waiter laughed with them as they ordered their drinks, made them a present of his stiff-necked, continental laughter that carried the inference that ho who bad been around knew the real thing when he saw it When he brought their cocktails, he called their attention to the little twists of lemon they had requested, he had not forgotten, who could forget Ihe requests of newlyweds? But as they sal over their drinks, touching hands and ankles, their voices low, vibrantly personal, the light in the sky all but died, the water lost its shine of warmth. The waiter came over, silently put a match to the candle on the table. Instantly, nature backed of!, withdrawing its largess, leaving mortals to fond for themselves through the night. The. suntanned faces at the tables around them flared in the sudden light 01 their own candles, look on the patina of old pine and their eager absorption had a' look of haste. Almost, Jennet thought, as if they wore carven puppets, briefly animated, hurrying to be human before their time ran out. Jennet smiled at Peter brightly. "Let's call your mother and father and the Pclleticrs. Let's phone them right now!' As she had b d, the congratu- *h™,:,i 1,1V .IMUUII i>n in* AS sni- naa nopea, the congratu shoulder before they turned ofl I latory excitement that thrumme along the telephone wires was an affidavit attesting the reality 0 [ the new marriage. ". . . and the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, gave proof through the night" . . . Sh« could barely resist humming it aloud as she held to her ear the wild jubilation of. Peter's father's voice. But her mother-in-law's sobbing was even better, more reassuring. "Is the happiest moment of my life, Jennet — daughter! So long our Peter has beor loving you, so much he was talking to us about you — that you are lovely . . ." Yes, that was proof. Children imagined, mothers never. Children cried over nothing, but mothers never cried, even with joy, unless something real had happened. Tliere was another kind of reassurance in the gentle teasing of Stella and Walter— their words. their voices gave social blessing, the approval of lhe extra-familial world. with celebrity, Jennet cried, "It's such fun, Peter such fun to tell! Could we call Chicago from here? I can't wait. This cozy little phone booth, like a house around us." Tliere was no answer ui the long-distance caii to her parents in Chicago, but they reached Fred Chancy, the man who had been the speaker at the belter housinc (onirn. Ear to ear at the receiver, they sobered to trie urlcncv of Fred's voice. "I've got to see you right away, Peter, it's important. Shame to interrupt your first night home, but man, I've ' ecn trying to get hold of you since Wednesday, and I have to go on a field trip tomorrow. . . . Well, I'm afraid 1 can't, not over thp phone, but it concerns your future most vitally. And now. Jennet's too. Funny to think of yon marriH Peter It'j great though, [ sure wish you lack. How long do you figure it'll take you from Laguna? Oh. you haven't hart dinner. Right. I'll be there. around 10. W'hileoaks. two blocks north of Sunset. Yes, Brcnuvood, I know, past Scpulvcda. 1 got it. Sec you at 10. And my best wishes to your bride." C" Kf ConUimtJ) FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 12 Inch lo 48 Inch, plain or reenforced. Also C'oncrele Building Blocks cheaper tlian lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump houses, tenant houses, tool iheds. We deliver. Call us for free estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Phone 601 SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Oats, Alfalfa, Lespedeza, Clovers, Soybeans and Seed Corn. See us before you buy. Blythevill* Soybean Corp. Phone 6856 - 1SW West Main K (ARK.) COURIER TfKWS OUT OUR WAY FRECKLIS AND HIS FRIINDS THAT'A PART Of WHY _ *)TDWN LOX&. acre So i SHUPDER w»ew i see CEMENT MEM WASTE A SPOCH Fiji., OK THE WAV PEOPLE LET WATER. <t FAUCETS RUM OVER TIME. 1 WELL.THATS \\MreETrEw ANOTHER. A~fc& UP SCORE WWOYKE- FOR TREK B4CK l Ex>rr KMCW WHAT , ] YOUI.L ""-'" DO WITHOUT YOU.'./ FIMDOUT Benefit by Reading and Using Courier New« Classified Adi MOfte CLO7HES? DON'T BUT, DEAR! VOU WANT ME TO LOOK NICE WHEN WE WALK DOWN THE STREET TOGETHER, DON'T YOU? j YES, I GUESS THAT'S RIGHT WHAT DID YOU BUY? A DRESS? A COAT« OH, NO! JUST A MEW SLIP AND -5OME STEP-IN^! • YOU SPEND A LOT OK! CLOTHES, HA'ZEL? BESIDES AVXklNS WA.X J./SHE USED) MSURE* FOR CROOKED ~^x TO Bfi / UEWELEKS. JUST WHAT COEfr). A ^~ VOU MEED V KJAVi' TO 8E EM- J PXNJC- iN& RAIL1 LET ME 1 BORES A BAL BALLET" DA.WCE-K. ALL WASHED UP MOW. tOOK, JAWE-.MAYBE ALKEDCMD 6WEVOU A RAW DEAL, BUT TH' I THINK: SO, EASY? AFRICAU FIGURE ISN'T JlWWJT IT SO.fOR ^l M TT^Si SKrAAvc ° UEcr)OW! BUT i cwn O FACE 7HW PROVOKIH WWB6 RETURN IT / BUT JT I&H'T TXWT \ AL. JHefli FOR. VOU! I ( SIMPLE! AND I STOP FOR EVEW \ WOULDN'T SFEMU TH' NIGHT POKE THAT V TO HIM IF I /SOON, ftU "MOSE rol^ WEReYO[]! /WEueeTTH FRA^IHG VOU J^taft A HRFTA CKOX BEFORE! CERTAINLV OO...WHEWWE REACH MOBILE-! THEM YOUR CON f YOU WOt/T "\NN'LIVEONA COME BACK TO) DIETOFCOKN: JAMESTOWN J NO.THAMKS V^ITHUS? r CAP'N WEL.L. THERE YOU HAVE 7 MISHT A6 WEl^L IT, DOCTOR SSONMUG,... BRING IT'S NO USE. KIP... V/X CAN'T BE^CT TVf OO.TOOlTHKT WRT, VX>R Mtl CAMERAS REPAIRED Havlnf trouble with yoor camera? Then brinjp it to Barnes's Drug. We're equipped to ft* all kinds of cameras . . , from Brownies to i.«Ic»5. Prompt service. BARNEYS \ DRUG STORE 200fi West Main Phone 3647 SHOE REPAIR H-flLT€RS ^fl^ TV SMO€ SHO 121 W. MAIN ST. PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE REAM KASTLE DRIVE-IN Corner Division & Wafnut

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