The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 27, 1952
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SATURDAY, SEPT. 27, 1952 OUR BOARDING HOUSE — with M«j«r H M BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS I HEARO YOU AMD JAKE 6TAS6D AM IT WA6 AOtJE- PDKCH EMS/ . , JAKE HORS TJ>& COMBAT WITH A ... \T HURT ME AAOR6 1HAM 3AKe (JOT ONLY ARE (v\y BUCKLES MAIMED, BUT A\V SPIRIT DROOPS UMDER TH6 MARK^- r,,,,, II V TOOR^AMESST//^ DID He TIE A gov SCOOT KMOT INI yOUR ARM? A1ODRMFUU GLADIATOfU PA«E IEVXN OUT OUR WAY •y J. R. WHItamt FRECKLES AND HIS FIUW4M FUEL OIL G.O. POETZ OIL CO. "/ Sell Tkat Staff" Phone 2089 Office & Bulk Plant—Promised Land "Yes, sir, It's true I'm learning a lot here—but my wif» keeps saying the money is better than the experience!" COMPLITI IHIIT MITAL IHOf . mm. • •«• AM* IUOIIK WILWKM • em MFAMI • M.ACKMHTH. HA»WAII • MACHWW UTAHU BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS PHONES: Day 3142; Night 6153 ALFALFA SEED New Crop OKLAHOMA APPROVED RETAIL 46c PER LB. NO WEED SEED BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP 1800 West Main St. Phone 856 Blytheville, Ark ; L.T£RS L!TY SKO€ SHOP 121 W. MAIN ST. FLASH Cameras for Rent Take wonderful Indoor pictures with a flash camera from Barney's Drug. Low rates. All kinds of camera supplies are available here. EJarney's Drug CAMERA HEADQUARTERS 2006 W Main Phone 3617 Project Pygmalion , By Grey MacMiHan nt 'T X HIS ominous statement from * David Carlson made me realize he was in serious trouble, and to give him lime to calm down, I said, "I'll unpack your cloUscs and hang them up then. They're probably damp too. w I knelt and untied the rope. Inside, oo top of his clothes, was a camera, broken into several pieces. Inc. wert both cockeyed drunk, and the people downstairs threatened to call the police. Christmas Eve too! And me there with this turkey and waiting for her to come home. So I've Icfl her. Tor good. And she just laughed, and went out with that guy £or more beer 1 could— 1 could kill her!" And he broke down again, sobbing incoherent words into the towel. your Scotch," I re- You haven't touched it' Amazed. 1 lifted it out of the box.| "Drink "Did you know this was broken?" minded. ''Yes, 1 know." he said. He rose agitatedly then, and • 1-TE drank it hastily, and the wa- ; though •*— ter too. Then a reaction sei In, and he began to shiver vio- tnslead he lently, his teeth chattering. -I paced back and forth, as though gathering himself to tell me what had happened. But stopped in front ol the Renoir Little Girl, and stared at it for a long time. Presently [ realized he had begun to cry. silently, his heavy shoulders shaking, the tears spreading over his woalher-rough- . cned cheeks. K 1 stood up and touched him on "the olbow. -uo sil down," I said. "I'll get you something." He stumbled over ;_ the couch and sat down and buried his [ace in the towel. 1 poured two fingers of Scotch into water in anothe glass, glass. put and them on the co(Te« table in front made him put on my baggy tweet smoking jacket. "I'll build a fire," I ottered. •'And you can tell me about it if you wish. Go back to the beginning." "Well, you sec," he began, "I won the raffle down at work. This big turkey, like 1 told you. 1 didn't find out until this morning that 1 had the lucky number, and I got all steamed tip, because me and Ida has never had Christmas at home We always went over to her folks' house. And 1 thought this lime we'd have our own turkey. So on !da*s been goinvarouno wua mis juy named Bobo. He tends bar at :his place where she hangs out- She's been with him every night ;or months, practically, and gels in ate. and sometimes she'll be so tight she goes to bed with ncr clothes on. When i raise Cain about it, she rights right back, and tells me he treats her like a worn- wants to be treated. That makes me mad. He must be 40 il lie's a day, been divorced twice over, and he used to be a fighter —middleweighu His face is all scarred, and he's got a big beer belly, and whiskers so thick hig jaws look blue. You know what 1 mean." "How long has all this been going on?" I asked. "Oh, eight or nine months. She began fooling around at that joint way last winter, and she stays every nighl till the place cloFes Couple limes I got so mad I *: and rented a room at the Y. and stayed a night or two. thinking maybe'she'd come to her senses." "Isn't all this pretty expensive? I put in. "That's just it! She keeps me broke. Once I give her money to pay the gas bill she spent it on beer, and the company turned oil the gas. I never know what she'll do." 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Then I too!« his clothes I the way home—I got of! work into the bedroom to hang them up. | early, 2 o'clock it was—1 stopped taking as much time as I could i at Pinay's and had it stuffed. Got doing it. When I came back into the living room, Dave had quieted somewhat, and I handed him a cigarev. His hands trembler so that he could not iight it, so 1 lit one (or him and put it in his mouth. His breath came in sobs and gulps, like a child who has held In tor a long lime. Finally, out of an unendurable curiosity, I asked cautiously, "What has happened?" ' "She broke my cameral" he burst out. "She smashed it all to bits on the Boor, right in front ol my eyes, and she laughed And. her pal Bobo was there, and ihejl some vegetables and stuff, and a pumpkin pie at the bakery. And I phoned her folks we weren't coming over tomorrow. When I got home, she wasn't there. So 1 figured I'd surprise her. I put all the stuff away and cleaned UD the apartment some. And there Civilized man scorns Insects ; food but Hottentots consider a 1> cust, plague as manna from heave PUT more wood on the flrc. "I should think," I remarked "that you'd probably be driven to drink too, with all that going on.' lie slapped at the air fiercely. Not me. N'ot after I seen what it done—what -t did—to my pop. 1 swore I'd never let drink get me like it did him. You oughta Tec him now. He's—well, he can't hardly talk any more." "Let's get hack U> tonight," 1 interposed hastily. "Oh. Well, it seems Marty'j closed for the day and so Ida and was Christmas carols on the ra-j Bobo been together all afternoon. dio, and it wns snowin', and I fell | When they come in I was just finishing cleaning the sink, and they was—they were—both pretty high. This Bobo lays down on the like—aw, you know how a guy feels on Christmas." He paused, then said, "I guess I better go ahead and tell you everything. You wouldn't tell any- oody about this, would you?" "No H's nobo '\ pl£?" : on- ne.= s.' "Well, Uic worst part If thalj couch and says, 'Let's all have a beer.' And I guess it was the sight of him laying there tike it was his own houre thai got me." (T> Be Continued} PRESCRIPTIONS Stock Guaranteed Best prices Kirby Drug Stores FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 12 Inch to 48 inch, plain or rccnforceil. Also Concrete KuildinK Rlork* cheaper than lumber for barns, chicken houses, pump houses, tenant houses, tool shed». We deliver. Call u* (or free estimate, OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Phone 601 THIKkSS HORRIFY HAvr IMVITEO IVHlCHUf ' Btntfit by Reading and Using Courier Newt Classified Ads f^ ^w^^^^^^i. i -"" t ' "" °*" 1 ". I"* T. M. HI, u.,. r.i. ori WE'RE NOT 6Q/JS 7D VJUBUB AUKS I* NOW., PUT WHERE IT TUB FZ&6HTEK POWAICW THE CHK& HA* BLASTED Off- THE F16LKZE&AEE OKAy,CHElS... THIS ISN'T THE COME ALON6 WITH u*. we WON'T &E HE(ZS DID YOU SEE 1 NATIONAL DEfcyr H J3 ISN'T FAIR TO OUR CHILDREN 1 . 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