The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1952 · Page 11
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TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 19M OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with Major HoopU EGAD, 6UST6Rf rVHY rlOT A rjECKTlB TO OPERATE LIKE A WlMOOW 6HAD6,C>N A. SPRIKSS ROLLER?"*-IT COULD SIMPLY es UP DOR1NS A MEAU AMD WOULD CATCH A FARDOM ME, CHUM ! r JUST gOOKEO FOR A TAFF-/- PDLL AT THE MOMTIJLY MEETIMe OF THE Tf?UCK WHEN! GETS 1HOSG FRIED ess eves, ITS TO CHECK OUT.' IM "DKEPM- AGAIM = Political Announcements Subject to Preferential Election July 23. 1052 for County Judge GENE BRADLEY PHILIP .1. DEER I. D. SHEDD For Circuit Clerk GERALDINB HSTON For Slate Senator SEN. LEE BEARDEN CONCRETE CULVERT TILE Sixes up to 36 In. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes up to 84 In. A. H. WEBB Automatic Flood Gates Concrete & Metal Septic. Tanki Sewer Tile Best Prlcei W Highway 61 at State Line Phone 714 INSURANCE to fit your needs SAVINGS SERVICE SATISFACTION RAYMOND ZACHRY Isaacs Bids. Mutual Insurance Agency Phone S4»fl Delinting&TreatingService We «re now operating our NEW Caryer Delint- Ing and Treating Plant. All new equipment in eluding latest model Slurry (liquid) treater. All sacks electrically sewed ... we guarantee yo» quick, eficient and satisfactory service. Seed accepted in truck or carload lota.. .discount on all lots of 5 tons or more. Insure a better stand and less r»sl damage by treating your seed. Bring your se«d EARLY and «Yuid the rush. WARD GIN COMPANY No. Highway 61 — BMherille — Pho»« 3756 COAL Phone 3186 •• Prompt Delivery NOW/ • Courteous Service HESTER'S Coal Yard TIIK STOHV HI Ihc- fo at , Amc. WiiTli.rto.. nej- Urnvntk. »tnck- il rfcmt In the nl«fc< llrr. l.clovr I'tncock . Orlh, nrlvnle tlrlc hrrn fnTllrri ro Crn lnvr*,! k -,,,t atli-iiin life. Ir.irnx frnrn rri.cr. ISnl tty j| thnl -Iirri A hnd wnlchrd fr .ilrl ih> enisle I t.. nn Crnrxlb' Mrs. ntT. K . Ih ,nmc "Ihtni; r the rllrr him (nil „. l>cilrr.u m anil ot tr rfcr »!• nlccc Sully Rncl «h<. * rrv nn Enmt« nl Ilie plnce Include ,Tn Tlnn»r>nt, •norhrr pnrlnrr. nnd I TTlrr nnlty. n*vr Sl.-nlfn. CrnvnTI Mr». Krr' \V n< .<-l"r."n"<.|l'™l." 1 '" 1 * • • VI WfK threw a lew more questions at Mrs. Ring. She could swear that there was no one in the space where the trees stop and the cliffs began besides Ames Warburton— no one within at least 20 feet of him. She left, nose tilted at an angle, suggesting that she accused us of placing little credence in her story, and the more fools we. After she hud gnne Cravath sat silent a moment, lips pushed out, ^ong strong fingers drumming the Drills of his chnir. "Well." be sairl, "at last, "what do you think of that?" "f think," I said, "lhat Mrs. Ring la sincere, at least. She honestly believes that Warburton didn't (;o over that cli/I accidentally or voluntarily." He shot me an apprehensive look from under tufted iron-grey brows. "Murder, then?"' "That's what she seems to think." He got up, paced the floor. "Look. Orlh! I was fond of that hoy. If there's been monkey bus- mess here, as Ring suggests, I'M P.T>' real money to clear things up. DQ you"—his 1 i g h t - b 1 u e eyes seemwi to pop at me—"understand?" I understood. The agreed fee for bringing in whoever was gunning for Cravalh, and a bonus for the murderer of Ames Warburton (AKK.) COURIER PAGE TSIXTB* OUT OUR WA\ FRECKLES AND HIS FRIENDS ONE FOURTH COWBOY. OK QUARTER K-IDE, ONE FOURTH YES, AW A L6AMW SAPDLE MAXES A SORE SAC40ED> HG*» THAT'S WHY SO MA.MY C.IT THEIR. WALK*) FXPERS/ COME ON UP To wy ROOM AMD WEU SIVE nr A CLOSF WOTTA YA. KNOW-THE LOOTS R« HERE ClOSE TO SQU/CTTY THIS MAkES ME LOOK? THAT'S WHY I LEAN TO NARROW 8RIMMEP HAT*.' YOU BOY A SECOND- H*ND BOOK fOR-A PLAIN &JOU&M ACRfBC . FIND A MXP OF 8UR.IEP TREASURE .' •x\ LEAN TOO MAXJY WAYS. wesj REF.T' AN' WWTIM& Risttr THERE is I A RftRB- Tt?EASUR6' MIGHT Be A MOOSETOAP THE COOKIE j*R/ Benefit by Reading and Using Courier N«w« Classifigd Ads "Now will you thow m« one about your size—for my huiband?" THE Loctc* BOLT THE DOOR I FOR SALE Soybean Seed FOR SALE Concrete calrerU, 12 Inch to «! inch, plain «r reenforced. Also Concrete Biildlng Blocki cheaper than lumber for barns, chicken houses, pamp houses, tenant tool ihedi. We deliTer. Call « r«r free estimate. [>orlch No. 2 and Ogden soybean seed, cleaned and sacked Book these before price In- OSCEOLA & CULVERT CO. RED TOP GIN CHILDREN: NEVER Bljthevllle — Phone 3156 LET ME HOLD HIM: HE'S HALF MINE! HE'S VERY YOUNG! IF PEOPLE SHOUT IT WILL BREAK HIS SPIRIT! THAT'S FUNNY! IT NEVER SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Oats, Alfalfa, Lespedeza, Clorers, Soybeans and Seed Corn. See us before you buy. Blytheville Soybean Corp. THE MAN TO KNOW CAREFUL WITH THOSt ITyUAu STICKS—THEY CAN! SO OFI" IF M3U LOOK AT -B«.\ THE WROM6 WAV' Phone 6«56 - ISM H'e»l Main CKA.Y, LEAVE . SOU KUOVV WHAT TO DO \VHEW THE TIMS The man to know Js the mechanic who knows how to care for your car . . . and floes his best to repair It rljthl! you'll find the best service for your car at T. Seaj Motor Co. Try m. Guaranteed Watch Repair T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO THEN PILL IN THE HOLE. Chrysler-riyinilllh Dealer 121 I. Main Phone 21Z2 lomr watch !• disassembled, cleaned, pfrols polished and hair >prini> adjl'ted. FEEDS Wholesale or Retail EASY FORGOT T CtC».V, W5& TULLIS 111 fifl I^raSS \ ir Mr * Tl * c ** f ™ CASE .' j-D eer VlYSELF BUT I'M IN THE SHOWER 3 Day Service HELP.'! BUR6LARS,' POLICE? A.* 5H6 FUWBLE5 WITH (r * THE LOCK.AL DROPS THE TIRE-.TRIE5 DE5PER- TO SUP THRU THE Thompson Credit Next door to Wade Mrnltwre STAF-O-LIFE Moore Bros Store Phone 6866 Hiwny 18 West WHAT YOU'RE IWEI.L.VES OOP JUST TKYIN' TO SAYy ABOUT! "JUNNING ft IS YOU'EE /LftBORKTORV WITH THIS BROKE? f KJNDOf EQUIPMENT . ,-^1 COSTS MOMEV WHAT HAPPENED TO TH' MILLIONS VOU SOT FROM KING GLJZZLE'S BEADS? r oTH WS p^ r /o^^rT 'VO^ L I PUI SHIP YOU AND / T11AT WAS \ CEMETERY OSCAR 600M GONNA PUT 1 CtMbTEkY FLEW AROUND IN\ US OSJ EASY STREET. VOU SOT ANYTHING / THtfj ONE GOGS WITH VSK iteS. alii ci'.j'iin mi \fvni H^. k^ 'si J-'^^'^^ —if Indeed there was a murderer. I nodded. "Yes," I said. "Could bi that we've got to deal with just on. ah, operator." He stopped pacing, took Scotch and glasses from a cellarctte There wasn't any ice but the water was good and cold. J SIPPED whisky and said: -I've got a theory about why Warburton was out there. He was looking for his watch." Cravath si a red al me. "So! Practically on Ihc edge of the cliffs? No, that's no goo d. He couldn't have thought he'd dropped it in a place like that." "Well," I said, not too confidently, it's jusl a guess. But it could have been carried there by lhat little dachshund of yours. Isn't he a bit of a kleptomaniac?" "Yes," Cravath said slowly. "I hadn't thought o( Fritzie. And the little devil does steal things all the lime. But look here! You're suggesting that Ames gels up in the dead of night and starts roaming -ironnd the grounds, looking for his watch. To my mind, lhal's pretty farfetched." 'It's farfetched, all right," I agreed. "But it's the only explanation I can Oder as to why he might have bi>en out there at all." Cravath shook his head unbelievingly. "Well," I continued stubbornly, "the fact remains that Warburton :iidn't have his watch before dinner. But il turned up when he's ound on those rocks. Okay. V.'ar- jurlon was seen to climb Ihe fence and then slonp down. He'd sc«n he watch and was getting it. Then ic cither stumbled or slipped He wrestled visibly with this dea. It was plain Lhat he didn'! want to accept it. "Pushed or struck, Ring thinks. Well, what vilh. The police went over the [round thoroughly and found noth- ing out of the way. There wasn't anything to find. Except that the grass was sculled up quite a lot. Ames' feet when he tried lo save himself, I suppose." I shrugged. "I don't know. But listen, Mr. Cravath! Presumably only you and I and Mrs. Ring know thai she saw anything at all tonight. The murderer, If there it one, doesn't. So ..." He got it at once, and interrupted. "So if he were to flnd out. Ring might possibly be in danecr Well, I don't think he will Ring's very close-mouthed. However, I'll put a flea in her ear." "Yes," I said. "And keep your own door locked tonight," • • • J WAS glad that he called the discussion off. Vaguely, as we talked, the desire to look over the end of the Peacock Path for myself had come, and grown. Now It was translating itself in terms of a irmjt. And I knew, too, lhat r h'ad to do it immediately. To wait for daylight would be unwise. In Uie first place, if the police had missed anything, the presumed murderer would have more time to find and remove it. Secondly, as a guest here and supposedly a fairly fcather-hendc-d one, I wouldn't want it thought that 1 evinced inordinate interest in this affair. Of )ust what I hoped to gain I hadn't the foggiest idea. But while I've got plenty of respect for the police I thought their examination could stand a check-up in this case. Marslon Cravath, I'd understood from Sally, was highly allergic lo publicity. At the time when he talked with the authorilics. Mrs Ring had nol told her full story. It seemed to me that, possessed only of Its bare outline and probably believing Ring either mislak- en or hysterical. Cravath would almost certainly have aided and abetted »ny official tendency lo regard Ames Warburton's death as 5 mere mishap. In short, I thought It possible that, quite unwillingly, he might have influenced the thinking of Ihc police. Which wasn't good enough for me—If there were a murderer loose at Windover. (T« Be Continued) A SAFE DRIVER? To be a safe driirr, you haie to know hnw fast you're (roini;. That mrans an accurate speedometer. Let u» check yours. We five 1- Day service on sprrdomclVr repair for all mikes cars and trucks. T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrjsler-Fljmo»lh Dealer 121 E. Main Phone 2UJ

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