The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 7, 1950 · Page 11
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JJTJESPAY, NOVEMBER. T, 19W )ur Boarding House with Maj. Hoople OUT OUR WAY _ By J. R. William, GLAD Vail /SfeWlTOUUNCM • *W SECRET IS .J^A DOOCST6 BUILDING UPJI HOT^ 'HERE TH' PROMT DOORBELL AGAIW.' WE DON'T N6EE> MORE THAW THESE, A TU6KMOS FbT crp -~ulh UHIS WILL MAke THe WORLD FORG&T ABOUT ROBERT HEROES A"<= MADE - WOT 6ORM • • ~ . . M..* RV " lU -"** Political nnouncements The Courier News Is authorized to Announce the following candidates ihe general election. November Fur Alderman Firsl \Vani Harry Taylor 2nd \Vari! J. L. (Jodie) Nabers Aldfrman (llh Ward) Charles Lipford J. Wilson Henry fEBUY ID SELL ! USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 FARM LOANS Gates Wiggs Co. REALTORS Phone 27f,i Bljlheville what did YOU do with your 1'ou can gel an exlra pair of shots for winter at home just by letting your shoo service man "do over" jonr vacation shoes. Get »n Extra' Pair Through Shoe Repair. flLITY SHO€ SHOP! »' W. MAIN ST. Concrete Culyert Tile Siics np to 36 In. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes op to 8 t In. Automatic Flood Oalcs Concrete Septic Tanks Metal Septic Tanks Scwnr Tile Prices \\ c Drlivcr A. H, WEBB Highway 61 at State Line Phone 714 HAIRY VETCH Balboa Rye, Barley and Seed Wheat. For Fall Planting Sco - - - Blylheville Soybean Corp. 1800 West Main Bl}-thevi\l<! Phone 6856 XXIX g HER IFF CLEM PURDY watched her wilh eyes that were weary and unbelieving even as he admitted her theory had possibilities." "But," the sricrid asked, whore's Peter's body?" Mart shrugged. Lceana felt he was laughing at her. "But look, honey," Mart pointed out, don't let personalities turn your head. Jnst because you don't like the gal doesn't mean she's a k'llcr. After all, Sondra didn't run away after Peter." • "And she did ask to be found," Leeanci said, her voice sharp with ariger. "Smoke coming from the chimney of a house locked up light She knew someone would notice it. You said yourself, Sheriff, everybody knows Lick Williams goes to Miami for the winter. She wonted to be found " "All right, all right," Purdy said petulantly. "Why?" "So she could come back here to—" "To what!" demanded the shcrifl*. ' Lecana ran her, tongue around hoi dry lips. "Peter," she said, must be here—somewhere " "Oh, fine! Where?" If onljr she could convince them—I "How long docs R take to go to town? By car?" "About five minutes," Purdy said. "Why?" ti "Because," Lceana »aid slowly when I regained consciousness that night Miss Maggie was mur- deredPeter and Sondra told me that they had found me, and Miss Maggie, half an hour before " "Well?" The sheriff waited "II was another five minutes or so before Jasper came with you and Mart. How long did it take J -ou?'° get hCre atler Jasper found "Six-seven minutes," P u r d j ™" 11 '" : had *° piclc up ' Understanding dawned brifihtly m Ins tired r n ce. n e leaped U p made for the door. . " S ,?, nd J aspcr Thorne down here!" he bawled stairs. • • X HEY woitcd in silence for Jas- P«r, whose appearance seemed lo take hours even though he came at once. Purdy motioned toward the cha.r he had abandoned and Jasper sat in it, gingerly. "How long wns it between the time Miss Maggie's body was , " . i Jas P er ' and the time you started for town?" . Jasper looked up, startled. "Why --ah—right away. I mean, only a few seconds." "How long did K take you to reach Thorne City? To lind me?" Oh, five minutes. Maybe less; I drove fast. Now will you tell me what this is about?" Purdy looked at Leeana. She said, "Where was I when you left, Jasper?" "On the couch in the hall. They said you'd killed Aunt Maggie and then fainted." He paused a long moment; then, when no one moved to speak, asked plaintively: "You do know—now, don't you?" "I think so, Jasper." Leiana felt uneasy as the man's brown-marble eyes bored into hers. "Were you actually in your room?" er Purdy r, ow , whitening the lie he had told regarding his whereabouts. "I had be e n wilh Sondra In the uvmg room. We fought . . _ " "-• " c lUUKill and she flounced off upstairs. I sat there awhile, brooding, I guess, an, then went outside. Alter TA'lule^ I went to my room. 1 was — he fumbled about for a * iJ" ?" edge ' Afr a'd Sondra Peter did"" • Th ° r "* Hi " when ^m Ui ', "^* *u e did - °" y " e *« "ems to have had other ideac." [>ean« winced. Did Jasper «- UiaUy believe Peter u-a, the guilty "Lecana doesn't Ihink Peter is having any more ideas, Jasper," Mi rt Preston told him bluntly That leaves you, Jasper, and Son- There was no change In Jasper Thorne s sallow, pinched face He just sat there, arms folded on the table in (rent of, him. T a nod from the sheriff Leeana . began talking slowly, repealing for Jasper's benefit the things •ihe already had told Purdy «nd Mart. "There was too much time," •ihe snir! then. "Peter and Sondra used lhat time to perfect their <tory, to pack my tog and put it n your car to cut the telephone wires, to call you. Can't you «e how it was, Jasper?" He just sat there, head down '<« half closed, face impassive. Peter told me Miss Maggie was dead when he went to kill her" Leeana went on. "What he didn't say was that he half-choked me so wouldn't know he had gone upsla,rs-or that he found Sondra « his aunt's room and they saw a chance of getting away with it. Their story was good. Each pro- ected the other-becaus* they had lo Neither could involve the other without involving himself. But Peter knew Sondra would kill again, so he gave me the lavaliere, ""ting at the same time that he cnew who [he killer was I think he'd have told me if he had"* heard Sondr. at the door. He ran away. I went to m T room, where faondra pretended to wake up She asked me if I'd seen Peter. I told H "- no—but she' found him, and ed him. The note on my bed"— she looked at Mart—"was by Son- Ira to throw us off the track ust as she told Jasper j hsd ^ avahere. Didn't she, Jap?" Jasper nodded and for the flnrt ime Lecana saw in him resem- ilance lo his brother. Knowledge pread with deadly • • • 'is face. "The car," h« said hoarsely. -She '•nted to get it away from ' one even told me to Uke it "~ J get away while I could ' (Ter - - Dr. Lindquist CHIROPRACTOR Phone 3170 615 Chickasawba GIRLS! WANT TO EARN $125-$175 MONTH? Become a Beauty Operator Enroll Now in NcwClasi Tnilion Reasonable G. I. Approved Eagle Beauty School 12 'I N. Second niytheville, Ark. NU-WA Laundry & Dry Cleaning Call 4474 KEROSENE & FUEL OIL Dial 4091 or 740 Shirley Hipp rCXJR FRIENDLY' lAGNOLIA DEALER RED ©SPOT PAINTS—GLASS—WALLPAPER MIRRORS—GLASS FOR FURNITURE Awnings—Venetian Blinds—Auto Glass AUSTIN & WICKER T - 112 S. 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