Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on November 12, 1931 · Page 4
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nifitre uw n(mKtf hi|h School 11£S6b*rt fcsrtefc Tayft* fclL* l^lJd* ****** Chapter of ft* findla Alex* —,- Mary Gelid tasiHer Hollarrtbn Self Carter, Chtr- Defe 3$^ Wtajto-Wtllf 1 _ ArTOKLKS.-W. 3. Obltffne tjfj£f]fi%t&' ^:> r ^litliy4 jbL' < |£|UiWU' K^iA »Jk^4t «l irun « gfli in. irare* DUI ftrutr L., . ,^_j. x^, |JbWJ(i MM. iift^J^ J^.A. AM into Jits flnvp rf one or he c*n*ftit{S« in ftttfe- efltoIfcMBSr tt**» Mich may , uuiunreo;w;«"v» worw frorfi a valve .prtjetiting througri the floor board di-' ""•Uy-under tfif foot brake pfedaL ct valve confifois a tube system link- .with,the mdhifold &M a pistotlf 5 t^llnder that works the emergency, brake levef. • When the braking system la work- Ihg svtisfsetorily, Ui« safety device is inoperative. But when the regular system is faulty, the safety system swtfigs automatically (mo operation. In> sueK'iristajftce, the brake pedal goes all the way to the floor, pushing down the valve of the safety device, releasing fate vacuum set up through the flitien of the escaping gases through the manifold and,working the ,*«... HAZEL ^ m^^f, IAILEY , t v * *urfd*n, violent stop, the device hafsft adjustment that reg- - % Mildred. MJUer; ^.^ k.Hob'ffisoh,,.<tnd' llore*he Willisville ., We are glad to report most'every- one irrtptoved, that- have been on the rtck list. - Miss Lois Hamilton of Hope spent (i»h« w«k ehd with' her sister, Mrs. ^Pascal Sitnpfion and Mr.* Pascal Simp.***£+ <- < \ Certainty "WeU*l Thea . This Wa8 ft new State , Somebody elee oh the Fly'j trail? Who could It bo? "Bowed naturally sttppoied It Was you," she faltered apologetically. "You'd just been saying the thing to do was nrrest The my and ttffaen the police cattto down oft the- place Bowen jumped to the conclusion—" "He does a good deal ot that, I'm thinking," Dirk commented drily, ^ ,* ivy' sniith and •Hoi- ^™lJ"»"*« f «•** »• n-^Bu j^| ,-uuu v*. JWC* 4"Arl:Moody, Mary.Lemley, ?5Julla Lerniey, George Ktfk. " eJH', Geneva- Rogers, Lord ^•v^or; Mary Lou Collier, Josei! MorrisKiiJltii LoulBowden, Paul '"*-^—\ Iner Allen. H Grade Students —Carl ~ k Cohb, Wilma Huddle- 'Bearden, Dale Camp, l^sori,- Helen King Can- /J^ard, .Norma Turner, on, Kathleen Rhodes, , .^-jjy-.HappyPrtlchard, Mine- ^fiami. RUby Owen. Mozelle BtXr^ajse Lewis, La ne Taylor, |\and Robert Porter. * n ^Students-i-T a y 1 o r, a'- Van Sickle, Allena : McCabe, Marianna tiKinser, Iris Bailey,, _^, Otis Graves, Effie , Alberta .Robertson, Avi^ „, ..-Jte^MSe. Waddle, Katherine it' and Francis Eason. t,.f ^7- v '-> ^l *ir it Prairie e^h«alth in this communSy ii *-^, at this time. " — ' Jlm-R^itellff. spent of Buzzard , h«i fMrs. Nelce Collom' spent ith t her parents, Mr. and /T/W'ormington.' mid Rdy>Wormington spent "• with, their sister, Mrs, ot near Dooley'i • r given by Mr. .'"Sunday night was>en- r large crowd. . ''" / , , M«rd«ll .Ware wh« underwent an operation at the Cota'DOnnell hospital * fri getHrig along nicely. J[6hh Pi Corf of Hdpc will speak at Holly Springs church the fourth Sun- rfteWddn. He Will also bring ' 'qutMeir6!. The fourth Sunday afternoon Is *ur regular singing ftfteMbon. We< Invite 1 everydne to .'come 1 thSt dan. SCyerat frbhi this place were vlsi- ttrsi at 'Pwslcoit Monday arid attended 'cottfi. M?. arid Mrft I'rarftlih Gay and son of Hdpe'; spent {he week end with their parents. Mrs. Blanche Bailey visited Mrs. Pascal Simpson .Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Leward Silvey and little sort Jinunie ( Jde, motored to Hop*, Sattirdiyt' \^ ' Prayer, meet ing-was Well attended Sunday night EVery one' of the farmers are almost ready* for a vacation^ as crop gathering is almost done. i , | ^^ A ^^ -f Corinth • is not Health in this community very good at .this writing. ^ Mrs.-OHett William Is in the hospital, she it doing very will. Bob Martin'* «on, Troy, is in the wpiUl with pneumonia, he is better. George - Harrison, J. O. Brown, and Earnest Hodnett made a business trip to Rope Saturday. , Qicar- TaylOK has .moved down, near Magnolia. " •• £i,'L<<- - ', Mr. and'Mrs. Porter ^jf^ke,' spent* Sunday afternoon-with Mr^ and;JVJ(ft. Robert Shipp of Bodcaw. * >-• , Mrs. Ester Scroggin has been' on the sick list but is improving. - Mr. and Mrs; Porter Duke Spent the •week end with Mr, arid Mrs. Clayton Easterling. ,"Mr. and Mrs. Dock Hamilton and ihiidren spent the day Sunday With her^rtiother, Mrs. D. S. Easterling. - An All-Expeiise>Week-End « Vatcation in Little Rock Just $8.00 for Two, or $4,50 for. One Including All Expenses f •., 1, The Albert Pike' Hotel offers you an ideal week-end; vacation in the capitol city. On arrival you may purchase the special week-end card entitling you to— 2, Room (twin bedajf preferred) and private bath. ' 3. Car storage in Albert Pike Garage, 4. 5-course dinner in main dining room Saturday night. 5. Dance tickets, Silver Slipper, 609 Main Street, Uttle Rock's newest ball room—or-rr • 6. Theatre tickets to the leading theatres. T, Breakfast in Coffee Shop Sunday morning, or Continental breakfast served in room, 8, fable d'hote luncheon in main dining room Sunday. The above accommodations and entertauinient for two jg.OO. For one, just fiSQ. * ' ' » Please do us this favor- ?« *v«M delay on arrival, writ* or wire for advance reser- yaUous «n<j mention, "Special ^e«^^n4 Vacation." Ad- drew comnMwicaUofl, Attention the Manager. ^ Seventh and ' Scott Streets Little Rock Arkansas W. T. (Bttly) BBJ0GS, Manager nin •him back, NOW GO ON Wltfll THB STORY CHAPTER XXVI "Gyp'sy" -was made ready to sail on Tuesday. Monday night Mary had a telephone call from Dirk, He hud" just -received her letter, he said. "Did you want to see me?" he asked formally. - "Why, yes," Mary replied. "Don't • you—want to see me?" There was a sho,rt wait before he answered, "Of course. Shalt'I come over?" He was setting a distance between them but then It was he whose feelings had bSen Injured. They/would talk It oVer and It .Would be all right. Mary dressed without any particular enthusiasm. Dirk was doming now but tomorrow she Would be gone. It wad a rather hollow sort of happiness she" felt, but it was better, than not seeing'Dirk at all. When he came, he sat down be- sldei her casually, but made no move to touch her. Mary felt the-ldast bit rebuffed., He- looked worried and strained, - and her heart went out - to-, him. "I'm sorry, I left you like th'at," she said gently. "I know," he said. "That's all right." >Anotheir slfence fell. "I had to know about those ringer- prints. Whether they were Tfi* Fly's, she explained. ''I couldn't wait. Haven't you ever felt that way?" ' , .•'.--. He' shrugged. "I 'suppose you were anxious, of course," h« said. "What did you find out?" "They were his. The Bertlllon men at police headquarters checked them." -Dirk" cleared his throat. "You' understand, don't you, that 1 the gun'S being his doesn't prove conclusively that it waj The Ply who fired it? It was the murder gun, of course; I've had It in the hands of ballistic experts, and there's no doubt about that part But—I don't mean to hurt your feelings again— but how can you prove to a jury that 16 was The Fly, who was' the murderer, rather than—than someone else?" ./ "We can't. We're not even try- Ing to. The Fly himself will do that for uS." "If you're lucky." "If we're lucky. And If we play our cards just right. But fho least Blip, the least Word—and it's all spoiled. It's possible that's happened already. You aren't very popular with George Bowen just now. The Fly's left town, you know;" Dirk looked at her In bewilderment. "I'm not popular? What've I to do with It?" • ' "Didn't you go back to Shay's with a warrant for him?" was la 1 no mood to anything tfirk might gay against the alftent'BOWen. she Wns too mystified— too busy speculating. "Who do you think it could haV6 been?" she asked. "He's probably got a doaen rackets," Dirk replied. "The cops might be after him for any one^ot them. Or it might bo for some fool thing like parking overtime. He ran, like they. all do. They don't-liM.A pinch; even for a minor offense— It's bad for their rackets." Considerable wind had been taken out of Mary's sails by this discovery but she was none the less regretful that it had taken. place. The : Fly was gone and what assurance had she that she could find him again? Nothing but Bbwen's guess— and Bowen could, ba wrong, as this slip-up showed. For a moment she felt panicky — she was committed to so much, just on the strength Of that chance; that The Fly would show up at the track when his horse ran her big race. If he were really frightened he might stay away. Although he would probably feel himself safe enough. Unless the offense were a serious one, extradition from Florida would be more than the New York police would trouble with. The idea that the Fly's arrest had been sought by Inspector Kane occurred to her but was instantly dismissed. In her last interview with him he had been so emphatically disinterested in following up the case, that such a decided change in his point of tlew seemed unlikely. Kane had been "bought off," and he would stay that way, she was sure. He was the sort of bootlicker to do just, that. Well, slie Was sailing in the morri> ing, probably on a Wild-gooso titias^r but she couldn't back out now. How- would she feel, though, once she had spread, this elaborate "Web she was spinning, and seated herself In the center of it with the gleaming. Jupiter rubies as bait, it The Fly failed to appear? She almost wished she had not embarked on such an insane adventute.- Much- better to remain safely. at honle' where wonfen belonged aBd hate ri0, thoughts of one's own— tlion one could 'riot .bo mistaken, and deservedly laughed at. Dirk put his hand oft Mers, r looked earnestly dnto her face. "WliX'iio't forget " W* he fogged, "I wish I could," she murmured unhappily:. "But— we've - made- so many plans— you've no idea what' preparations havo 1 been .made. There's even a dictagraph in his, cabin^-the cabin We're keeping f6r him—" • . Dirk jerked his hand away. •; "My God, you're not going t(f take that— that — animal on board? Associate with him? Why, he's—' scum! If he's no ; more .than a gigolo, he's not the sort you ought to be seen with! I'd trust him no more than ( I'd trust a snake. For all you know he may be a bank robber— a thief— an impostor of the worst order—" "A ' murderer," Mary supplied gently. "Even a murderer," Dirk agreed " " ,. , ^-, _—--rw» ,» MtuuBUfc Olu Jupiter had torn* |«ai«, but— 11 "Yon t»lfc,J» «n<| interrttfried, "as oh th« boat. There'll M Bruce, nhd th« CountMi, ftMldOft Mf, Jupiter and the eft*-*." "The CotinteMf Who's dtp you don't ,thtok that's" funny" 'you should Knew he*, she's A frledd ot Bruce'BV 1 mustn't tell you all I surmise nbottt her tit froU'll think I'm as bud «g that <T«wn Tattle chap . . . gossiping ««*t without, anything, to'pfova It, But I do think she's the reh»6n Brtic* ha* stayed la Btirope^OM*'of the reasons. Shft.fttttft -NeW York ftrid American*,, She only cftmo oVefr to protect hfir"pr6tfei;t#-^td sco that no smart young, debtrtUhi* grabbed up her BrttcejMw? And rtn off with him to the altar 1 . So far he's had sense enough Met to marrj 1 her. But how she hates met" Mary made A wry face. "Good Lord," snld BCiice, In distaste, "why shotlld the'hate you?""She thlnkn I'm .After the Jufclter money. Worse—she thinks I've already bagged it. 3. J.Vbrked himself Into such a fury, at Bruce that, out of spite as much -as anything else, he made A new will ..." flamed op whenetef the sritt th« two together or Heard Dirk speak Connie's flame Wits like ft pftlnful sickness. She wanted (o be inocu« Ifltcd flgftlnst It It possible^ And perhaps it was trno,. . .ft cnprt- clous house-guest like Ethel . . , ft mftnless eftiOi'soncy . . . tttid Connie always had depended on Dirk like a brother . . . perhaps there was no guile there. "Sho should Imvo risked "me, too* though," she was thinking rebel' llottsly. "Oh, he's out of little flthel's life 1 for good." Dirk explained. "Called homo td Argentina to settle his" estftte of something. She'll neVei? see him tfg'nln, and a darn good thin*. CoH's mother was worried sick for feat- Ethel would elope with him." t ' ' ' • • • : - , « t t ^111 WlhWat su^Wlijft and t eJm't a*wolate with those whom 1 prefer without accusations. — Mayor walker of the world's it 25 pftT TJIRK stared. 'JSo that's What the " old boy was doing lit-the office bright and early Saturday morn- Ing!" "Yes. Didn't your father tell you?" "No." He deemed strangely discomfited. "But then—I haven't Seen him alone since. I left while Jupiter was there." '!Yes, I know." Your father said you'd gone away-r-for the weekend," She; felt again- the stab of Jealousy .that had gone through her straight "of arilce on Cornelia Ta- t)lrk IdoMed at her cautiously but laid nottiltig. Mary tried to keep her manner casual, her tone light "Did you bare A good time? I'm terribly Jealous, of. course. You know that," she said banterlngly. Dirk fished for> clgtret, leaned back. "Toti needn't beV he returned Indifferetitl#." f "It • Wasn't a pleasure trip. It was stem duty." "Duty?" Indignation got the better of her. "It was your duty to play tennis with Cornelia Tabor?". Apparently It did not surprise him much that she knew where he had been. ,. t* "Hot ttfat, wactly. A But the rest of It was,, Politeness^ sentenced me to'two days at hard labor, nothing less. Con, called, me—she was des- p'Ordte and 1 pVeity well had to go. Some.flame of Ethel's had disappointed her at: the last minute and she had to have another man." Mary was coldly furious. "That's a likely story of Con's—I don't be- UeVe a word of It," she exclaimed angrily. "Sho just wanted to get you there." "You're crazy," Dirk rejoined mildly. "No, It was true enough. It was that count chap Ethel met in the speakeftsy. She's been chasing him ragged. Finally she got him to say he'd come for the weekend. He made Connie tell him who the guests were to be. She had to read the list to him before he'd say he'd come* Rotten little snob. Can you beat it?" "Well, why didn't he come, then? Did the Vanderbllts steal him or what?" She wasn't really interested, but she -wanted to ' believe well of both Dirk and Connie if ahe could. This crazy_JealQuav^ that A red rose is the rent paid for tenure of a' manor in Somerset, England. The custom is more than 700 years old. tl'E wftS- holding her hand and *••' stroking It gently with the other, Just as he always did. Wa< it nbsent-mlndediiess, or had hi* Stiffness melted for good? Mary relaxed happily against tlie pillows and llsten'ed',' with only half her mind attentive to what Dirk was saying. • • He looked, down at her,-smiling-. "Too bad," he said. 1 . "He was so anxious to meet you, too." "Meet me?" Mary sat up, "Sure, you. Kthel took mo aside and told-me. Connie never would have peeped. It made her furious, naturally. Ethel • said when she came to your name On the guest- list, Count What'S'Hls-Name wanted to know it you were the/MiSs Mary Harkness whoso picture he had seen in .the .paper. She said you were, and what about it, and he began to kiss his fingers to the celling and exclaim 'A'h, ravishing! Oharmantl' and all that. And right away he said, he'd*cohie. Burned Ethel up but she.Was glad to get him on any terms." He grinned down at her teWlh'gly, "You've got quite a rep, kid!'' r Humanly, Mary smiled. It was rather...delicioiis; revenge to have had that happen to. Connie. But then, Connie had had her revenge by asking Dirk. Thff score Wai even; - ; .., •. .. ... /•«' "She didn't ask me," Marr mur- ; mured, puzzled. "Was that why ?"• "Well—no," 'DirkffJusb<sd. '•";• then hd burst out "What- could I aaV* That we'd had a fight? I told' her y^on'd gone 16 Hot Springs for'a few days,to rest That .was .When she asked me to fill in." He looked at her apologetically, , "Takes' somebody with a strong constitution to get along with Ethel, v $h'e has to be slugged, every So often to,keep her In,her place." :'•"..'. 1 : Mary laughed, ' "And you're the- brute to do it," she agreed. "But Who was this other chap?" Somehow the episode did not'ring entirely true . . . something about it had set her to wondering. She looked at him with earnestly puckered brow. "It couldn't have gotten out about the'new will leaving the Jupiter money to me, could It?" Dirk's scornful gesture didn't entirely reassure her. "When was this Invitation given, Friday?" Mary pursued thoughtfully. De Loma. De Loma. Where had she heard the name? <f the Miss Harknoss whose picture he had seen In the papers." That must have been those awful Friday stories about her and the Jupiter necklace. Suddenly she knew . . . De Loma was the name given in the racing papers as the owner of The Fly's horse, La Mosca! Could it be the same man? 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Nor is life without an automo* ifcil0 liability and property damage insurance policy, Roy Anderson & Co, Phone 810 Hope, Arkansas fftffiKtt OR/\\DMOTHER Grandmother remembers when fuel for the winter had to be laid in at great expense; when that fuel hid to be carried into the house from the cellar or back yard: when kindling a fire on cold mornings was a shivery nuisance: when cooking was drudrery and there was always « mess. Grandmother knows that NATURAL GAS is one of the modern miracles. REMEMBERS t • • The house is now easily kept clean. Cooking is almost entirely automatic. Fuel is not paid for until used and the cost is negligible. The children take it all very much for granted and even • grumble now and then/ but Grandmother remembers and smiles! Our city is the envy of thousands of others which are not fortunate enough to possess the advantages of NATURAL GAS, NATURAL c o a P o — 4 Cities A T I O N Service Unit

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