Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on March 11, 1945 · Page 39
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Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland · Page 39

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Sunday, March 11, 1945
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'£3 u "-• & »— • « «- .i tt cs ~ . , u ,,uJ5i$: -THE NOMADS ARL STILL SQUABBLING OVER DIVISION OF THE- SPOILS WHEN PRINCE VALIANT REES HIMSEIF AND QUIETLY PICKS'IIPHLS SWORD. THEY ARE A SO ASTONISHED AT HIS PROFICIENCY WITH THE.GLEAM- IHG B'UD I DURING THE SHORT TIME THEY STAY ALIVE. . '• '• THE VIOLENCE OVER.VAL LEANS WEAKLY AGAINST A TREE; HIS THROBBING HEAD • SEEMS TO SWIM IN A PAINFUL FOG. i SLOWLY HE RECOVERS AND LOOKS TOWARD ALETA, •WHEDE EVEK YOU GO, DEATH FOLLOWS!'. HE SAYS, ACCUSINGLY, THE WET SWOSD GRIPPED MENACINGLY IN HIS HAND. •••• lpiiiSr »' *$£ ,: S8:- :: -.-^" : "'' • •' t&AIN VAL ELUNDEnS OUT (HfO T«£ DESEOT. THERE IS A NEW EXPRESSION IN ALETA'S GQEY EYES, BUT WHETHER IT IS FEAR, ANXIETY, LOVTOH HATE HO OWE WAV TELL.FOR ALETA SAYS NOTHING. , •™.w •-* FOB WHAT SEEMS AN ENDLESS TIME, THEY WANDER ACROSS THE BURNIMGWIIDERNE5S. THEN. ' ON THE DAY AFTEn THEIR WATER GIVES OUT THEY REACH A WADI IN WHICH THERE IS.AH OASIS! ' ' 'VAL'S INJURED HEAD READERS HIM MORE '•'• CARELESS THAN USUAL. THE HORSES, ANXIOUS •"JO REACH THE WATEO.CROWD HIM OFF THE PATH. '• WHEN AT LAST ALETA .FINOS HIM, HE IS LYING LIMP AMONG THE BOULDERS AT THE FOOT OF THE CLIFF. AND STILL, ALL 100 STILL! WEE*—SUeta'* <Ta*K. WITHIN TKE CASTLE ARE MANY PEOPLE WHO MUST 5E FED. NO SOUBCE OF SUPPLY IS OVERLOOKcD. WHEN THE SPRING FLIGHT COMES THROUGH. THE OUCK TRAP IS SET.UP OVEfi A DITCH THAT CURVES AWAY FPOM THE MOAT. . ' TAME DUCKS IN WE MOAT ATTRACT THEIR WILD FELLOWS. THEM THE HUNTSMEN, HIDDEN BtHIND • SCREENS PUT THE TOLING-DOG THROUGH HIS ANTICS FIRST NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE TDAP. THEN FARTHER AND FARTHER BACK. ;:.," : fiS IOWG AS TKE TOLING-DOG. KEe55 FRISKING AWAV FROM THEM.THE DUCKS FOLLOW, AS IF FASCINATED. THE TAME DUCKS LEAD THE WAY, FOR THEY HAVE.BEEN FED IN HERE DAILY. > &e COItrtMtD, >IR GAWHN V ! H. 1M

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