Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 21, 1936 · Page 14
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 14

Pampa, Texas
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Sunday, June 21, 1936
Page 14
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COME OM,WE BETTER GO TO MV ROOM?. WITH ALL THE COPS, TROOPS AND SECRET POLICE LOOKING FOR YOU, YOUR LIFE AIN'T WORTH A NICKL HERE. UP THE BACK WAV, AMD IF ANYBOPy SPOTS YOU, YOU'RE MV PRJSONER,5AWV? NOW, YOUlBANDIT, WE GOT TO FIGURE \THEN I'D A WAY TO SAVE YOUR.JWORTHLES5 NECK j BETTER HIDE VOU CAM'T GET OUT OF TOWN BECAUSE /OUT, TILL IT THEY'RE GUARPIN6 ALL THE l?OAP5.v{ PLOWS OVER. IMPOSSIBLE? YOU DON'T KNOW THESE COPS.' y,BUPDIE, THEY'LL- HEY.' I GOT IT/ ~. GOT IT.' YOU WAIT HERE. SURE. ALL I WANTS A CERTIFICATE SHOWINi WAT A PAL.OF MINE, CAPTAIN EASY, HAS BIN IN JAIL. HE'S THE FISHTIN'IST FOOL THAT EVER LIVED. MAJOR/MEDALS BY THE TRUNKFUL.AND TALK ABOUT WARS-HOLY SMOKE; WHV>HE'S FOUGHT IN VENEZUELA/CHlNAjMEXICO/ COSTA GRANDE-. KANDELABRA, PANASUELA, NlKKATEENA.. , WOORAY; i GOT IT.' A CERTIFICATE,^—^ LPKOVING vou CANY BE THE HOOKEP-NOSEP^ BANDIT; BECAUSE you've BEEN IN JAIL THE LAST -_x ' CoUPLAWEEKS.y^ 'AND,LOOK.! HERE'S THE MASTERPIECE CAPTAIN'S COMMISSION IN THE ROVAL I GET IT. I'M TO } YOU ARE AN OFFICER^OU NIT- WALTZ OUT O 1 THE WITTED GRASSHOPPER, AND OON7 COUNTRY, PIS - / TRY ANY WALTZING OUTA THE GUISED AS AN yV COUNTRY, OR. YOU'LL BE SHOT OFFICER,EH.?/ N <--, FOR DESERTION' WHV, VOU CRACK-BteWNEP IDIOT.' DO YOU MEAN I'M, IN THE VEfiTV ARMY THAT'S LOOKING FOR ME? T'S THE LAST PLACE ON EARTH WHERE THEY'D DREAM OF FINDING YOU. IT'LL BE A-CIRCUS.' WHY, VOU'LL' EVEN &E LOOKING FOR YOURSELF. ~ PVENTURE STAMPS S. BESIDES, WE NEED YOU ON OUR POLO TEAM. SHAKE A LEG, SLEWPOOT, AND 6E1 THATUN1FOR.M. HERS COME ALOTW OFFICERS ,TO MEET' ~ EVOLUTION gripped South America in the 1820's. Simon Bolivar was marching on Lima, capi- ,^. of Peru. The Spanish nobles and priests were fran* tic. The treasures that they had wrested from the native Indians were threatened. Gold and silver from the Andes. Lima Cathedral m veritable vault of wealth. Solid gold chalices studded with rare ornaments. Cold chasubles lined with diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds. The Spaniards sought a hiding place for their riches The British ship, Mary Dear, was anchored in the harbor rtear> by. To the strange Captain Thompson the Spaniards entrusted, their loot. In the dark of night, $60,000,000 worth of wealth was transferred to the ship »nd the Mary Dear set sail with its precious cargo and its fleeing dignitaries. Out l «t sea. Thompson and his crew massacred the Spaniards and hurled them overboard. Then Thompson sailed for Cocos Island, 4 lonely, rugged point 500 miles off Costa Rica. He buried the treasure there, but scarcely escaped with his life when other; buccaneers attacked and killed all but him and one of Ms men. Little more is knqwXof Thompson. exqept that'.ch'arts'purported to be his havered many ad* venturers to dig\up the island —in vain! Cosfft Rica recently .issued a map stamp ol Cvco&.

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