The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1952 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1952
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FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 19S2 BLYTHEVTU.B (AMt.) COUKTBR NEWS OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major Hoopl. PAGE 'i' I HEARD &USTGR TSLL VOL) MOTTO FORSETTO 6RIHG HOME A BILL £HARP EN'DUGH TO FISH? A 8ACHELOE AT NIAGARA FALLS HOW DID YOU 5 DEDUCE HID THAT <? C-rJOT6 IN y " PlCKfcD UP IOO CLAMS AS AS A PIS FIHDIMG AS) ACOKsl IM AN OAK . FOREST/ // NOT TO CHANGE TH£ . SUBJECT, BUT W YOU KfJCM / THE BOCK ' 6EER SEASON) I6> AT KASSD W'OULDM'T "111 TrtlNKVOU Political Announcements Subject to Pre/eiL'imal Election July 29, 1952 For County Judge OENE BRADLEY PHILIP J DEER I. D. SHEDD For Circuit Clerk GERALDINK LISTON' For St:Uc Senator SEN. LEE BEARDEN CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Sizes up io 36 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes up to Si in. A. H. WEBB Automatic Flood Gates Concrete ,t Metal Septic Tanks Sewer Tile lies! Pricn We Deliver Highway Gl al Slate Line I'hnne 114 CERTIFIED COTTONSEED FOR SALE .Mississippi Certified Deltapine 15 Cottonseed ® $200.00 ton. ' .Mississippi Certified Coker 100 Wilt Ollo.isecd ® S18S 00 «JU "' Th ' 5 C °""" iS C ' vccllen ' for bII S !lt la "'l =>s it resists These seed arc cloayu-,1, ilcli.ilc,:, treated anil sarked 100 Hounds to the bag. and arc priced I-.O.H. Bljlheville, Arkansas. Telephone 17-J, Brlzonl. Mississippi. J. IX LUNDY RECLEANED SOYBEANS MEAN GREATER YIELDS! - Let Us Clean Your Seed Soybeans. We Have Two Modern Cleaners. Increase (he Purily of Your Seed, Have Them Rccleaned. ' '•'i 1 r Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1SOO W. !\Tain Phone 6856 or .6857 INSURANCE £ to fit your needs OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Witliomi FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS THAT'S A NEW /TH HAMP HE'S \FOfJr3ETSSOME BREAKIN'IM TO \ PAPERS AT USE HIS CAC I HOME VJHEtJ FOR A COUPLA / HE'S LOW OW BLOCKS -OU' < GAS--H1S CAR. ECN1C ALWAYS-A Ift ONETHlMib PUT IM TCM SHOP) i CCWT MIND GALLOWS/ ,— -\ BSIU'OVERPAID: r YOUR CAK. \J IS OUT OF <f GA&.SO l'LL\ PUT IM A I GAULOM OF / SHOP GAS \ TO GO UP AM' GET THOSE PAPERS-yDLJ y i LEFTHO^^er LOOK AT AU... MOOLA- MOGULS WHO JUST LW AROUND CUPPW IM NOT CAREFUL I M16HT t'NO UP WOSK1W6 FOR A Bur TWO* euys PROBABLY "\SovWAT? HAD A PIUE Or- SUCitR TO 1 ON SET RICH QUICK..' Benefit by Reading and Using Courier New* Classified Adi We cjuarreled and she broke her engagement and marched out—I get an extra soda out of it!" LOOK, DR. BHDD I THESE POISON MEN AGE CLIMBING UP ON TOP OP TH& FLYIN6 TKIANHLE... TOP OF THE F dVSLe.'T OTIIHELA rot.LOW HIM I FOR SALE Soybean Seed FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 1U Inch to 48 inch, plain or recn/orccd. AJso Concrete Building Blocks cheaper than lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump houses, tenant houses, tool sheds, U'e deliver. Call us for free estimate. Dortch No, 2 and Ojfilen soybean seed, cleaned and sacked. Book these before price increases. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT GO RED TOP GIN I JUST FIGURED MY INCOME TAX! THEY'VE \V<30T ME FOR LUCKY NU7CHEI L! I WISH I COULD GET BY WITH PAYING LITTLE. LUCKY BOTTS! 1 WISH I MADE ENOUGH TO PAY THAT MUCH! r-r^L SPECIAL PLATE LUNCH SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Choice of Meat 3 Ve«e(at)les Genuine Pit liarbccue NICKEL STAND THE TROUBLE, RAIL? THOU&HT I &AW A &TOP IM FRONT OF THE HOU&E. IT'5- SCSJE ' MOW, THOUSH THE MAN TO KNOW LirTIN8 THE RIBfc. HE O:its, Alfalfa, Lespedeza, Clovers, Soyheans and Seed Corn. See us before you buy. filythevifle Soybean Corp. I'hone 085S - 1800 \Vcst Main SAVINGS SERVICE RAYMOND ZACHRY Mutual Insurance Agency Guaranteed Watch Repair Your watch ia disassembled, cleaned, pivuts polished and hair spring? adjusted. 3 Day Service Thompson Credit SATISFACTION of Marn broker, .Tim tire, w«- I fc»wi« IP po,«r * r (;rjivnth, wmlt Orlh, prlrnr llrd |o tke plnrh Cr»VHlh>« e*l« n( the " ' lrc [rlrnd ire arc Jnrk Itn- WnrT,nrT«>n Crush XI. nn<] Kre Wheeler, n wtnllhj- 'T'HERE was codec and brandy after dinner in a living room fit to house the United Nations and then the men went oil to discuss Ihe securities business. Dave Sladen, being a secretary, appeared to be needed. He tmiicd along rcluclantly. 1 thought. This left pie wilh three women, two of whom I deemed expendable. Dolly Dumont and Eve Wheeler had a running game of serious Russian Bank going. Sally .and I watched for a few minutes 'and, jingled or no, Mrs. Dumont had a sharp eye for the cards. But presently Sally drew me away. "Like to see over the place," 'he said, and life for me became " autiful. We strolled out into mauve and gold twilight. I took a look at the garage. "Well, now that you know =11 we know, Jim," S.illy s.i; ( 1. ss we turned away, "whal do you think?" "I don't like it." There was no use kidding her. She waited a moment, tlien burst out. "Oh, it's simply incredible. Uncle Marney is She swollcst giiy that ever lived. He's always doing tilings for people, putting himself otit to do them. He shouldn't have an enemy in the woild. 1 ' "He certainty looks like n swell g«y to mo," I said. "But the fact remains, riSmcbnrly rcrms to kc J=ni[)ing at him with-flowcrpols and station wagons," "I just can't unrlf r.^f.ind it " i.ovuly even teeth denied her low- er Hp. "Why, these people are our best friends." "Well, suppose it isn't one of these people? Someone from the outside?" "Who else could sneak in here in broad daylight, past all the men that work on the place and six servants in the house, go upstairs, out on the balcony and throw a jardiniere at him?" I had been silly, I guess. I said, "The only one who looks in the clear is this Warburton fellow. If he just arrived today." "Ames?" She laughed. Under palmier conditions I could imagine that lau<>ri Well, if 1 silvery tinkle, weren't so suspicious of everybody, I'd agree with you. Up to date, Ames has never been known to slap a mosquito." "Look," I said, "I suppose we can rule the servants out? Chauffeur, gardener and so on?" » » • gllE tilted a firm beautifully rounded chin. "1 rule nobody out. Although I don't believe it was the servants. They all adore Uncle Marney." "Speaking of uncles." I said, "you seem lo have a couple of them. Don't you call Mr. Dumont •Uncle Jack'?" "Yes, because I've known him all my life. But he isn't a relation." "Mr. Cravalh IF. of course?" "Deftnilcly. My father's only brother. A bachelor. My parents died when I was litlle. Uncle Marney adopted me." T ai!:^:rcvl Uncle Marncy's laste, bl:t forbore to say so. I was looking down a kind of preen vista to the edge of the cVffs. Two rov,-s of evergreens, spaced clorety together, bordered n path about six feet wide. Here the ground, in contrast to ils formation al Ihc lav.'n just of! the house, sloped down instead of up. At the end of it, some 200 feet away, were while posts, one at ^ facli end of the evergreen rows, j These weic part of a fence built along the cliff-top. Strung between (he posts, one above the other, were three loose-hanging chains. "This," Sally informed me, "is known in the family as the 'Peacock Path'." "So! I see no peacocks." "Well, there were some once. Uncle Marney remembers that his grandfather had a couple. I suppose they wandered around here ami that's how (he path got its name." The grass was flipped short, and smooth, as a golf green. Beyond the protective chains there was still a good 10 feet of solid ground. But after that, nothing. Sally pointed. "Any time it all gels too much for you, just stagger over that. It's a long drop onto solid rock." "Wot (onight, (hanks," I said. "Look, Sally, has your uncle thought of notifying the police about all this?" Her gray-gold eyes gave me a troubled look. "Suppose we did call the police? The chances are that anyone they sent would look and act just like a bodyguard. And whoevcr's doing this woulu spot him in a second and simply suspend operations." VTell, that made certain sense. We turned away from the fence, because il was nta.-'y dark now. and started back along the Peacock Path. And met, to my chagrin. Eve Wheeler. "I've been looking for you," she said. "Dolly walked out on me." * * » ^/E went into the hnure and played canasta until the securities conference broke up. Thai happened around 11:30. There follower! a drink and general conversation which look another hour. Then somebody yawned and the parly ended. Upstairs I got into a dressing- gown and lay down on the bed. Possible motivation? Backgrounds of these people?- His own history, if I could gel that without becoming too personal? These and a lot more. If cnly ... I had a sensation of every drop of my blood freezing suddenly, it was the most dreadful sound, human or inhuman, that I have ever heard. (To Be Continued) The m\\n to know Is (he mechanic who knows how to c-ire for your car ... and does hijf »H-st to repair It rlRht! You'll find the best service for your car al T. I. Scay Motor Co. Try us. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler-Pljmn»th Dealer 121 E. Main Phont Z122 SHOE REPAIR HflLTCRS JL. rv SHOC SHOI ll W. M M I N ST. PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE PIT BARBECUE KREAM KASTLE DRIVE-IN Corner Division & Walnut t;7>HEM. U OUT. 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