The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 21, 1950 · Page 7
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,. OCTOBER.21, Our Boordin g House with Moj. Hoopl OUT OUR WAY By J. R. Williams 90UT THAT*- DR. MOLE PEGGED HlU Like A. BARB E COe COOH VOITH A OX TO ROAST FiriALLV iue DOC OOT WITH A WILD 60WBTHING <501MG OOT To (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PA<JB Political Announcements The Courier News is authorized to •nnounce the following candidates tor the general election, November 1: For Alderman Ind Ward J. L. (Jodie) Natacrs Alderman |41h .Ward) Charles Llpford WE BUY iiND SELL lUSED&NEW FURNITURE PHONE i 2112 FARM LOANS . £j r- PMoqrt \'-Cates fl RKALTORS Phone J7J1 1 Bljtherille *•*»«««« Co. what did YOU do with your can get kn extra pair of >lm* for winfer mt home ]««t *f kfUtlf jMir >he« serTice IUB •*• •»«•" yrar T.c.tlon <|VM.. G«i an Extra' Pair Thr»»th Shoe Repilr. i-flLT€RS rtUITY SHO€ SHOPI •1 i W M 0, | M ST. I XV PETER THORNF. was pacing'the veranda, smoking. He turned his face, n pale blur In the darkness as Leeana approached. "Does the boy friend forgive me?" j "He isnt my boy friend and I wouldn't blame if if he'd shoot you on sight," Lesana retorted. "Why did you go off on a tangent like that, Peter?" He shook his head. 1 don't know. All at one* 1 had to gel out of (hat room." "By punching a deputy sheriff?" "You don't believe me, do you?" When she shook her head, he said, "I don't blame you. But I did not kill Aunt Maggie,, Leeana. You must believe thai. ,Do you?" "I don't know." Peter smoothed the tiny Holly- woodish mustache. "But you are forming an opinion, aren't you?" Don't let on! common sense shouted in Leeana's mind. Don't say yes! "Am I?" Peter nodded. "I think you are, cousin dear. And 1 don't think you like the way it's pointing. You favored me, didn't you?" "Why, Peter Thome!" "Hitting below the belt gels re- sulls, Leeana," he said soberly. "Lawyers learn that. You're an extrovert, Leeana. Your every feeling is reflected in your (ace your actions. You wouldn't have come out here ijyou hadn't trusted rne. Would you?" "No, I suppose not." "Then arhy are you afraid of me?" Lying vould not save her now. Peter was too close, he wai too cunning . She said, "J was looking at your hands, Peter. But if Sondra was with you—" She left the accusation hanging there, gnawing ,it his alibi. "I didn't say that, Leeana. Remember?" Peter wns smiling Pleasantly, not at all as a killer should smile. He said then, soflly, "Have yon ever looked at Sondra's hands, Leeana?" iy wns a widening band ot gray in the epst when Leeana tumbled into her bed tor a few hours' sleep from which she awoke as unrefreshcd and tired as she had been throughout the night at terror. The terror was still there, only seen in the grim light of morning it was worse. The tiny tear-lines that had been obliterated by the kind light of shaded lamps were visible now, and the mannerisms of fear were more pronounced. Or perhaps, Leenna thought as she sealed herself across the breakfast table from Jasper Thorne and his wife, her senses, her suspicions, were more acute this morning. There was little conversation, none of it about the murder or would-be murder, but Leeana was sure she had interrupted something ol the sort. She felt unwanted, as though either Jasper or Sondra, or both of them, resented her. She looked up from the plate of bacon and eggs Mrs. Carstairu had Just placed in front of her. "I'm not that hungry." self smile. "Eat anyhow." Sondra suggested. "You'll need all the support you can get today—physical and moral. So will we all. Food won't hurt yon any." Ominous ,is her words were, they were no match for Ihe flinl that struck sparks in her cold gray eyes—eyes that, L*eana knew, could sparkle wiih warmth for i man. For Mart Preston. Biting Ihe jealous twinge In two, she said, "Is Deputy Preston around this morning?" "Mart to you, darling," Sondra said cattily, and chuckled. "Don't think I haven't caught the way the wind blows between you two!" Leeana Bushed, much to her disgust. It jjnve Sondra another pin to stick into her poise at the proper time. "Why not?" said Jasper unexpectedly. "Why shouldn't Cousin Leeana get herself a man? Thorne Hill must have been pretty dull with no one but us Thomes around." "Never dull, Jasper. Not exactly pleasant, but—" Leeane stopped. • • • J)ULL red had spread upward from Jasper's open shirt collar. He lurched to his feet, swaying unsteadily. "Don't touch me!" he snarled K Sondra put out a remon«tr»u'ng hand. "But Jasper—" She started forward again M Jasper drew back. "Don't, I say!" He slapped her hand much as he might have swatted a mosquito, and Sondra shrank from him. "Won't you ever learn, Sondra? I won't be taken in again! I hale you. r never want jo see you again after this thing is over and the police will let you leave. I—I'm sorry I ever gave you the name of Thorn*." "You're sorry?" Throwing bnck her hend until the pulse in her lovely throat beat lantalizingly near his long lean fingers, Sondra laughed. Shrilly. And kept laughing, edging nearer and nearer hysteria bred of murder and fed on continued (ear, suspicion—terror. (To Be Cmtinurd) Blythevilie Glass & Paint Co. 136 E. Main Phone 6716 ^i»ncret« Culvert Tile BlKi ip u> it in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sim up to 84 In. Automatic Flood GalM Concrete Septic Tanks M«t«] Septic Tanks Sewer Tile •«i Prtcn We Deliver A. H WEBB Hilhwj.r »I »t State Mne Phone 714 HAIRY VETCH Balboa Rye, Barley «rtd Seed Wheat. r> Fall Planting Blyth.villt Soybean Corp !•»• We«t Main IHTlh«Tlll« Phen( FOR SALE Concrete culverts, IZ Inch U 4« inch, plain or r«nfnrc«l. Also Concrete Bnilrllnif Blocks cheaper lhan lumber tor barns, chicken honses, pump houses, tenant houses, tool sheds. We delirer. Call us tor free estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. 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