The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1950 · Page 17
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 17

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 16, 1950
Page 17
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^THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1«, 1990 Our Boording House with Moj. Hoople OUT OUR WAY By J R. Williams 1'LLTAKe HALP YOUR STOCK, MA-joc.' MV OLD MAM -s USED To SAY SOME OA,Y T'D BUY A OH, WE'RE HELPtN <3RAMPA HURRY THRU HIS DML.Y FOONOA FACTORY TO e rue vtoopue HOT POT. A»JO ORDER et) 5Q AT Nceo eo-POUNDS'OP COFFEE AMD A HUGE KETTLE MAK-KAFF//-J-LMUST INCORPORATE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 12 Inch to 48 inch, plain or reenforcrd. Also Concrete Balldini Blocks cheaper than lumber for barns, chicken ho<u*t, pomp houses, tenant noun, loot sheds. We deliver. Call at far tret estimate. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. WE BUY D SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 what did YOU do with your Von can ret »n extra pair of shoes for winter »t home just by leUtiif your ihoc terrier m»n "do oTtr" yonr vacation shoe*. Get an Extra 1 Pair treofh Shoe Repair. I'HK 4TOHY1 A. l»2«*trr .q«.-, w.lird *mt !• ihf facia* war, tmdm ItMfll \m A t-MHmyt;.,. whrrr MO-I •f lh«- B.It Mvrd brforr fhr war. Al Ihe brack • K ( r 1. Marclr i)rn«lniv. almntr rirotvux, bal s*>r- *»d hit * 4oe'> r"»*lnjt H-RLTCRS OLITY SHOE SHOP! II W M B I N ST. I smiled any more. At the moment her expression wa» one of serious determination like lhat of someon- who was going lo keep an important appointment, say with a dentist. Carl's emotion on seeing her was a torturing mixture of the old adoration which he had always 'elt toward his wife and outraged masculine pride for which he could think ol no satisfactory assuagi mcnt save pressing her lovely throat wilh his fingers until she could brealhe no more. That she could have been false to her own cod» seemed unthinkable. Carl, who had no very great conceit about his own ability or attractiveness, could understand that she might have found someone whom she liked better than himself. But that she should have broken_the promise which they had made to each other was unthinkable. Kirsten was not that kind of a person. She had a faith like a marble shaft reaching up toward the sky. You either kept a faith like lhat or you died. AS »h,e passed him at the gat*, he could have struck her, a* least he thought he could. And yet, as she came near, his will to hurt her turned to water. Then was that much of the old magic left. He followed her to 'the/door which she opened with a latchkey. It startled him a little when she closed the door after she had entered and locked it again in his face. He had forgotten that she hadn't been able to see him wait- there. It had all seemed so natural otherwise. After a moment of indecision he disregarded the locked door and went in anyway. Yes, it was the house of their dreams, furnished just the way they had planned It together so long ago, the gay dandelion yellow wallpaper on the living room I 1 Because of the large amount^ f generally ~Rr™more persistent and Hi" anu soot >n IHe Mr. cTly fojs | dense than country fogs. ( v» ho ran met hl« Haxlc rrlrnriM) ta «•«-« her, " harking nllr»rt« • mni !• • c:ir. who irlrft nrll plr»tl,,n. Annihcr »f rfcr •^v.irf, •i"r."jifV.'"*"' "•• •••• " "•" ... v VII r^ARL PETERSON had no trouble finding his wife. Without knowing why he dirt it he went automatically lo the little house on Poplar Street which he and Kirsten had wanted to buy since long before they were married. There was a vacant lot on the north side of the house. Three kids about 12 were playing One Old Cat there wilh -an indoor baseball. While Carl was watching one o( them hit a liner that bounced off the side of the house. It missed a large window by inches, a fact which caused the players considerable concern mingled with congratulatory satisfaction. They cautioned one another to be more careful but went on with the game. As Carl stood on the sidewalk looking over the white picket fence at the front door Kirsfen got off the bus at- the corner and came immediately toward him. She was wearing dark blue coveralls with a worker's photographic identification disc over the left breast. Kirsten was tall and big m a sleek, lithe sort of a way, "equipped with long,"strong muscles like a man. She carried herself as queens probably used to walk, high and confidently, as if she knew that all obstacles would be cleared from her path. Her taffy- colored hair was stuffed under « bandana leaving her fair complexion and fine features to fend for themselves without benefit of a frame. She hadn't changed much unless you counted the fact that -inw =ho "inkrcl 'as if she seldom walls and the blue and red overstuffed three-piece suite plu.« a mahogany (able big enough lo hold their small radio. There was a fireolace. one of the reasons tliey hau wanted thai particular house when they were only window shopping for a home. Opposite to the fireplace «'as the big window outside of .which the kids were playing One Old Cat. Kirsten went into the bedroom and jo. after a moment, did Carl. Their very own old familiar thing! were there, the curly rnapl* dresser wilh the squeaky drawer lhat stuck, the prim little straight- back chair that Kirsten always sat on when she put on her stockings. Carl was amazed at how little she had changed in any particular whatever. As the son of a minister he had been reared in the tradition that sinning set its indelible stamp on the sinner. It would have be«n more in keeping with Carl's preconceived ideas if Kirsten wen haggard and bedraggled looking. The absolute opposite of that wai true. Kirsten was lovelier than he remembered. He had to readjust emotions to fit th« facts. did not follow her into th« adjoining bath. He could hear the water from the shower spray running in icy needles, Kirsteo was a seal in her preference for cold water, as he sat down on her own private jfJR-backed dressing chair to try to decide what to do. Providentially h« got it when Kirsten, wearing a ragged old bathrobe of his own lhat he had left behind, came out from her shower all glowing and more beautiful than ever. Carl failed to get the significance of the bathrobe until later. Scandinavian minds do not leap to conclusions so readily as those of the Latin and Gallic races. The men of the north, however, when they do get a good grip on an idea usually die with it still between their teeth. What did attract and hold Carl's Immediate attention was that Kirsten went to the dresser where she had laid her purse, took a key from an inner flap of the imalJ b»« »nd opened the top drawer <T« Be Continued) A Inva flow 40 milts In length parallels O.S. 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S14AA heller hurry l£Uv '46 MERCURY 2-door Sedan $7QC equipped with radio & heater 133 MO DE SOTO...if you want to fix it up, it's a red-hot buy.. '42 LINCOLN Sedan. . .choose It and you're making a $ mighty fin, buy STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. WQlnut at Fir,t - Coll 4333 FRECKLES AND HIS rRIENDg BY MERRILL BLOWS! Taking It for Granted YOU HAVENY Ev/EM SEOXI A PICTURE OF HER.' Did Alexander Graham Bell waste his time trying to get rich by playing football pools? No! He sat down and invented the telephone!" I'RISCLLA'S POP Mother Knows licst BY AL VERMEER LITTLE LADIES SHOULDN'T PLAY WITH A FOOTBALL' YOU CAN HAVE JUST AS MUCH FUN WITH A DOLL .' JEEPERS' MOM WAS R'GHT {J^T-:f?F3 No lirushoff for Faslbuck! BY MICHAEL O'MALLEY and RALPH LANE THE CHAP U'HCteE LITTLE SON I 5. ABE N'T YOU? BY LESLIE TURNER mi. ni*rs "To«,t>e&R! MMM roRaer MBS OLD EVEEVTHIUG O* \TEUHK AT ZE THEMERi KT H«i you Rfec ^ DARLECNS! HERE EES ZE COPE; AW «. KNIFE EEF YOU NEED TO CUT 6ET! WAIT FEEL RUT OUT OW ^TW= STKIET, »MI SUDWNLV PACTS Ur AM W.IEV T0l»f«D A COt *l 7H6 Score a Point for Hugs aET THAT BALL DOWN SO I CAN KICK IT.' 'OS ^ BY V. T. HAMLIN PRETTV \ HE NEECWr THINK/ «OW UOOK OOOLA Y HAH' I'D ROUGH ON \ HE'SSOINGTO f YOU GET TOUGH WITH /JUST LIKE oiiCAR, IKEEPMEOFP / ME LIKE YOU DID WITH I TOHAVE Wf RKM'T / THAT TRIP 1O I OSC&ft AN' I'LL TURN 1 YOU TRY YOOV / VENUS...NOR V YOU OVER MV -ATUUIKY YOU fl-CHER.' \ KNEE/ BOOTS AND HKK BUDDIES BY EDGAR MARTIN

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