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• ,.-., ,/.;> \» , v . . .• ........ , HOP! S T At, M 0 P t, A * ft A Hi AS Friday, March 46, 1§54 fie In Office bay B«fdfe ttiWelUdtt For Rent 6 RQOM house. Gd6d location. Can be tised as duplex. 812 West 4th, Dial 7-3162. 16-TF S ROOM house. Unfurnished. Hard- Wood floors, Two pdrchGti. nice 1 l.vard. See owner at 1804 South • Elm. 22-Ot tocfc »*»'«'**e,<i Inch «..i..i.«.; SOo #er inch .obo'vs'ora for eon" olly aaa«lfl<K»l6tlvsrtf*frt0 copy until 5 p.m.. for unl«M t«ntlon Ion of ad and •'ONE-fneorWet; urn/Edl*orif;Af,Publlih« Editor .' Supf. Mqruofltr. second class jmottor at Sot ; Hope, ; Arkansai,, ; of ' tho ''Audit Bureau •§ •ll'v ' - iflptlon Rptei (payabl* In ad-,.: «rri«r in" 'ftopi'5w(al'n«lor»bor- \ " UNFURNTSMED a or 3 room apart. ment. Garden available. 1108 South Main. Phone 7-3«91. 26-61 MRS. W, G. Allison's furnished or unfurnished, 6 room house with garage, at 210 West ave. B, Con* venient location and block from town, Phone 7-2582 or 7-3732. 26-3t Nolle* SUBSCRIBE Texarkana Gazette. Complete sports. Other Inte news. KCMG'TV programs. Eearly delivery. Dale Hartsfield. Phone 7,4010. Mar. 12-1 Mp. SALESMAN $2.30, Weekly $17.00, 2 people $3.00. 'Discount to trucks, all new innersprings, foam pillows, refrigerated, "Safer" Tile. Boley's "quieter" Court. • - March 17*1 Mo. NEW Trailer Park, nighPlToo", • Weekly $5.00, monthly $19.00. Two , new tile showers, two new stools,^'laboratories, shadier, quieter, "•Boley's Court. Reference Citizen's and National Bank. > '" ;• , ' March 10-1 Mo. WE 'give' the best Trades for your Mat'. 23-1 Mo. HOUSTON CITY FURNITURE CO. PHONJ3 7-226Z BEFORE buying fertilizer see ma Jfor price's. We deliver anywhere. ,, W.TJDANNIE HAMILTON Mar. 25-J.jMo. COX'S Cafe at Fulton will serve turkey Dinner Sunday March 20th $1.00 per plate, Drinks extra. 25-31 For Sale fiABY 'Gh'cks. Large assortment See these chicks before buying Several varieties. Dannie Hamilton. Feb, 27-lMo. MAgEY'S , Farm. 80 acres and , newly 1 decorated , house. One ' mile from Wn ,$20.0QO. Will sell house and 13 acres, $14,000. Trade for,*, pine timber land, Phone ^7r5535. - Mar. 10-1 Mo. Hay, Johnson grass & lespedeza "'" pute lesped ,T, 'S.', MCDavitt; ' Phone 73-TF 1940 •'Chevrolet .business coupe. i- heater, practically new tires, P/rfce $295. Buy on install, merit". V. H. Puryear, Margaret •street,. Phone 7-4385. 20-Ot Announcements The Star it authorized to *a- tsouflce that the following at* candidates for public Office subject to the action of the Democratic ferlrnflry elections, FOP Triaiurer BARRY ttAWTHORWB CLtETORD BYttftS DW1GMT RIOGDlLL Pop County Clerk . ARNOLD jr. MlDDLEBROOKS JOLLY (AMONETTE) BYEftS ARTHUR ANDERSON Fop Sheriff and Collector W. B. (Bill) RtJGSLES JIMMY COOK R; D. (SON) PHILLIPS TOM MlDDLEBROOKS CLAUD H. BUTTON Alderman Ward 8 ,B. L. RETTIG •par. Prosecuting Attorney ROYCE WEISENBERGER Services Offered SEPTIC .Tanks Cleaned. Phone 7-9980. ' March 1-lMo. CALL Payne Brothers. House movers; insured contractors. Public Service •'Commission Number ,'M- 1423. 313 Central Avenue, Stamps Arkansas. Phone 3-448T in Stamps, Arkansas. March 2-lMo. MATTRESS ; renovation and innerspring .work. Cobb Mattress Co. 316 South' Washington. Phone 7-2622. 4-tf Real Estate for Sale 5 ROOMS and screened Iri back PRESCOTT NEW! Friday March 26 E. S. A. sorority is sponsoring a spaghetti supper to be held on Friday evening from 6 until 8 o'clock In the Legion Hut, Members of the sorority are giving the supper to assist in raising funds for the Swimming Pool Fund Plates will be $1.00 each. Sunday March 28 The High School Girl's Chorus, under the direction'.of Clive Me- Clellend, will .sing at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday moring at 11 o'clock. Victory H. D. Club Meets The March meeting of the Vic< Harrell Hines and Mrs. GaiJrett. Mrs. Hines presented the; study on "Home Missions Among The Indians" and was assisted by Mrs. Loyce Anderson, Mrs. Liorretta Rains, Mrs. Warren JPayirie and Mrs. Hody Butler. Mrs. Hines voiced the closing prayer. ^ next meeting will 'be in the Home of Mrs. Rains. Refreshments were, served during the social hour. , t Suzanne Lee Honored Mr. and Mrs. Gene Leo entertained with a supper and bunking party at their home on Monday evening for the pleasure of their dau- 'Goaf<6dHs Branca By flflP WAf.SON Associated Press Sports Writs? The dreaded • home - run ball, which added Ralph Branca's name to the list of baseball's greatest "goats" in 1951, still is» dogging the handsome right-hander. Moreno to Ride in State Derby HOT SPRINGS, W) — Jockey Hank Moreno, who won the 1953 Kentucky Derby aboard Dark Star, will ride John H.C lark's Winning Count in the 18th running of the Arkansas Derby at Qaklavvn Park tomorrow. Winning count, a new starter at Oaklawn, was shipped here recently from the New Orleans Eair Grounds where he finished sixth to Gigantic in the Louisiana Derby. He is the son of Count Fleet, 1943 tory Home Demonstration Club was B hter ' Suzanne, on her twelveth icld on Friday afternoon in the birthday. lome of Mrs. D. S. Jordon with I The supper was served from the Mrs. Johnny Hooks and Mrs. Doug! dinin 6 table overlaid with a lace — • -• i ... cloth and centered with a crystal bowl filled with white iris. The white birthday cake topped with pink candles added to the decorations. A theatre party and a television program were also enjoyed. Guests included Connie Bell Harvey, Polly Ann Sherman, Jeanie Rose Jones, Judy Fore, Linda Vandiver, Jane Harris', Sally Cot- tingharn, Norma Jean Grifforcj and Mary Louise Shope. Easterling associate hostesses. The rooms were lovely with arrangements of spring flowers. . Mrs. Roy Loomis, president, presided and gave the devotional on •Faith." Mrs. Hooks, secretary pro-tern, read the minutes and gave a financial report. Plans were formulated for the Annual Mother's Day luncheon and :he following were appointed td serve on the menu committee. Mrs. N ,N. Daniel, Mrs. Arthur Turner, Mrs. Jean Bolton and Mrs. Hooks. • Mrs. Turner thanked the club for the flowers and cards went to her while she was ill. A thank you card was also read from Mrs. Curtis Kirkham. Mrs. Madge Burgess gave helpful lints on buying a ready made dress and how to make a wise choice and also on how to buy a pattern that size and di- Elenty biiilt-insJ 'Needs 'some repair but with a small amount of cash cart'be made a lovely'home. Large shady lot streets. 'Will sell "Dainty refreshments cheap. 212 N. McRae Street: , ^ajnty leiieshments IF you wgnt a nice 4 room modern types. Mrs. Burgess was presented a beautiful nicture as a "Going Away Gift.' were served to nine members and.Mrs. .Burgess. BENTA-Treated fence post at plant ,'% mile out on Rosstprt Hi way. We - deliver. Phone' 7-2045. 22-6t -.,.. me aboUt <i»our-fertilizer re. quiremenis.' We can lielp you with "your analysis and price. J: W, Strickland. .Mar, 22-1 Mo, NATIONAL Cash register. Good condition. Mary-Edna Beauty Shop, Phone 7-2615, 24-3t ONE Servi-cycle with windshield and carrier. 521 peach street. John. Amos. 24-3t FRAME Building 12' x 20'. Composition shingle -roof. Ceiled with pjaswood. Wired for electricity. 2 doors, 4 windows. Fine for fishing cabin, Also 48 mercury 4 door sedan. 46 tftfrd 2 door sedan, 47 Chevrolet 2 Door Sedan, 51, 4 door super' Buick, 52 Plymoutn coupe. ( .Close out prices. Contact Frank Horton at B, R. Hamm Motor Co. or call 7-3812. 25-6t BARGAIN in small screen television, radio, phonograph console. Ideal for children's room. Ph.one 7-3223. 26-3<; WORLP'S finest mldseason blcolor daffodils including Mrs, Back- houSe, the famous pink daffodil. Arthur Gray, Ozan. 26-Ot mAJTKIMMkv-t i ,' «f Mads Into Innersprlng ;gf _{ ^ RUMMAGE .sflle used tires, lawn mowers, miscellaneous, Friday, Saturday. West Third St. opposite 'Chance Minnow House. 2Q-2t with garage attached on. 50 x 150 lot streets paved, back yard; all fenced, with some growing fruit trees in it, you should see this one, .Shown only by,appointment. WE have a mpderh 7 room house within 2 blocks of down town. Built within the last 5 years and is an excellent repair. Looks like brand new. Modern throughout, large rooms, plenty closets. Nice size lot with shrubbery. Paved streets. See this one GI loan itvihilable. 114-NKWalnut. Yp have a beautiful country home, -liocatnd Near McCaskill: Three bedroom, brick veneer,';hardwood floors, large rooms, iplanty builtins: Butane gas, youngstown .kitchen. Pastel bathroom complete, carpet, copper water pipes, i termite proof. Lifetime screens. E. S. A. Has Business Meeting E. S. A: sorority met on Friday afternoon in the home, of Mrs. J. T. Worthington, president, for the monthly meeting. Plans were completed for the spaghetti supper to be given oh Fri day evening March 26th >at ithe Le- Kiwanis; spoke to the club. This was ming Pool Fund.. It was reported that .the sorority had contributed $50. to the polio fund. _- ''•„•• :. j : . :....• V Jced 'drinks/were used• o" the 12 members present. •, On acres of ground. Worth $16000.00 but will sell for just $8000100 with terms. , AT 321 East 13th Street we have .a nice 3 bedroom., modern home. Hardwood floors, attic fan, floor furnace, Venetian blinds. Large shady corner lot. Paved streets. FHA or GI loan available. Immediate possession. AT 511 N. Elm we have a small tile building and a large resident- al lot 75 x 150. Streets paved. We offer the works for $1000.00 Art excellent buy. 25-3t GREENING INSURANCE & RE1ALTY COMPANY ,„ Real Estate, Loans FHAv • GI Conventional Insurance ' " PHONE 7-4661 Bo Rowland Klv/anis Club Speaker Tonight ' Bo Rowland, former football coach and who is now a public relations man for the Reynolds Metals company, will be the speaker at this week's meeting of the Prescott Kiwanis Club. He 'will be , introduced by Floyd Hubbard, program chairman. , At last week's meeting Lt. Gov. Jim Nunn of the 14th district of Miss Butcher Hostess To W. M. U. Circle 4 Miss Lillie Butcher was hostess to Circle 4 of the W. M. U. of the First Baptist Church at her tome on Monday afternoon. The chairman, Mrs. Rucker Murry, presided and the minutes of the previous meeting were read during the business meeting. Mrs. Clifton Yancey gave the devotional and led in prayer. The Bible :Study on "Promises" was presented by Mrs. Roy Loomis. Cake and coffee were served to six members and a visitor during the social hour. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Loe and Miss Glenda Loe had as their guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Brock and children of Camden. Miss Kay King has returned from a visit with 'Mr. and Mrs. Henry Lane in Dallas. C. D. Dickinson of Little Rock was the, weekend, guest of his mother, Mrs. Sarri Dickinson. , Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Teeter spent Sunday in Little Rock; with Mr. and Mrs. Jim Slpam and were accompanied home by .their granddaughter, Kitty .Clay Sloan. Mr. and Mrs. George Scott of Little Rock spent the weekend with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Wren Scott. Mr. and Mrs. Atlon Reeves of Texarkana were Sunday visitors here. Miss Hazel Matlock had as her guest, Miss Opal Daniel of Hope and as her Sunday guests, Mr. and Kiwanis spoke o the club. This was! Mrs - c - c - Lewis, Mrs. R. V. Her- his annual official visit to the club Following the dinner meeting, he met with • the -Board of Directors Visitors at last week's meeting inqluded Mrs, Nunn and Mrs. Vue •Chamberlain. V/anted EXPERIENCED^ Waitress, Apply in person only. Mack's Restaur- , Hostess To 'W. M, U. Circle 1 Mrs. Thomas Buchanan was hos ^ss to 'Circle 1 of the W. M. U. of the First Baptist Church at her home on Monday afternoon nine' members present. with . Mrs. Clifford Ferguson, chairman, presided and conducted the business. • ' ;The inspiring devotional was given by ' Mrs. 'Wesley Lindsey'. ..-JVIr.s. Roy Stainton conducted the mission study in the absence of Mrs " x ' '" ' •ant. 400 East 3rd, fojynerly, The" * ve ? WwH^.^I , ? * ! Jji > Snack Shop.' , i' 18-TF' "The .meeting' closed with prayer 3 MEN and women of Christian character who are interested in a \yell paying position No exper- •jence necessary. Willing to,, work 'JS bqurs. a day. Average incohie $90 a week'. "Write 'Box 'A, Hope Star. , ''25-3t ONE 1Q40 Ford. New tires, new motor, good buy. Phone 7-4446. Salary pf the 'U. S, attorney general was $1500 a year in 1789, Graduation Gifts; TJ? > easy way, Uqy«A- J\? > easy way, Uqy«A-Way. ^WATCHES of g(| mokes. , Mhoan's Jewelry 1T9 South Main CUSTOM LOOK I!!' Real Estate Wanted HAVE buyers for all'size farms. List today. United Farm Agency. 101 East Front Street. ' Phone '7-3706. Mar, 10-1 MO. 11 HEREFORD Qalyes 6, to ,8 months old, Disappeared Wednesday afternoon at" ToWo headed toward Proving Qrownd, Reward for putting them up until. 1 can get them. Call Barney Smith, 314 Nashville, colject, .26,-3t Cob, from the Middle English 'coppe," once meant "spider" hence "cobwebs" for a spider's web, • " * • • / Citronella js a giant grass grown H Ceylon and southeastern Asia. offered by Mrs. Lindsey. Cold drinks and cookies were enjoyed, during the social hour. W, M, U. Circle 2 Meets In • •,; \ PhlJIips Home Cii-cle 8 of the W. M. U. of the First Baptist Church met on Monday afternoon in the home of Mrs. Leroy Phillips for the regular meeting. rs. J, T. McRae presided in the absence of the chairman, Mrs. Buddy Sarrett and opened the meeting: win prayer, .The stucjy on "Prayer" was presented by -Mrs, Phillips. The.meeting adjourned with pra> yer by Mrs. Harold Lewis after which frosted drinks were served by the hostess. Legal Notice 7574 Jn the Chancery Covij't '9l' Hempstead County, Ark. Stewart ................ Plaintiff yg, Stew- 111 m LWJWK Martin—Westmoreland Nuptlsis The marriage of Miss Carolyn 'Mrirtin and Phillip Westmoreland ' was ' solemnized March 20 at the home of Rev. Albert Lambert who officiated. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. jNeal Martin of Rosston. Phillip's parents are Mr .and Mrs. U. G. Westmoreland. For her wedding, the bride wore ,a dusty-rose suit with pink and accessories. Her corsage was carnations. s Margaret Dlllard was maid of honor and Billy Bob Rhodes was best man. W. M. U, Circle ? Entertained By "~ 9- R< ndon, Sr. Mrs. E. O. Wingfield of of Hope and Mrs. Arthur Johnson of Clanton, Ala. Miss Dorothy Bradford and her guests, Mr. and Mrs. Lere'Harrell and Bill of Hampton, spent, the weekend in Blevins with Mr. and Mrs. W, E. Bradford. . Dr. and Mrs. James Guthrie and children of • Camden were the guests Sunday of Mr. Martin Guthrie and Mr. and Mrs. B. A. De Lamar. • Mr. and Mrs. Ivery Westmoreland of Little Rock have been the guests of Mrs. H. D. Bullock. Mrs. Harold Lewis and Nancy Were the.4 weeken^ guests of Mr, and Mrs. "W? -Ei.portion ^n -f exarkl- ana. Mr., and .Mrs. Horace Getting- ham of Little Rock spent the weekend with their ; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Tippett -and Mr. and Mrs. Watson Cottingham. Mrs. J. E,; Cagle and daughter of Little Rock were .weekend guests of her father, S. P, Cantley and Mrs. Cantley. Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Hambright iad as .their weekend guest, Mr Ruth Cantley of Little Rock. Miss Berva Hitt of Little Rock las been the guests of her mother Mrs. Bob Hitt. ' Dudley Gee:of Greenville, Miss., visjod Mr. and Mrs. Imon Gee Sunday. Miss Loyce Stewart has returned to Little Roqk after a visit with ler mother, Mrs. Bob Stewart. Mr.and Mrs. AUen Gee, Jr. Bill and Gail of Hope spent Sunday with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Allen /-•„„ o.. _..., .. ^ and ' Mrs> good for a total cf six runs — in five innings yesterday against Cincinnati. The Redlegs went on to beat the Detroit Tigers 13-11. Waily Post, a .242 hitter with Cincinnati last year hit the first with the bases empty, and pitcher Hnr ry Perkowski ridded to Branca's embarrassment with a similar homer. Then Hobie Landrith (.240 lar.t year) slugged one out of the park with the bases loaded. • It was Bobby Thomson, then with the New York Giants, who victimized Branca withm a home run in the final g-amc of the 19:51 National League playoff agains Brooklyn. The' historic blow cos l!ie Dodgers a pennant and jus about wrecked what had started out as a promising career fo Brnnca with the Brooklyn cl'.ib • .At the age of 21, Branca Won '21. and lost 12 in leading th Brooks to a . pennant. '"He ncvc .reached" • that figure again, a! though he was -one of Brooklyn' .better: pitchers until Thomson uri loaded against him. He pitched i: Only 1C grimes in 1952, winninj. four and losing two, an d was sole to the Detroit Tigers last year aft er yielding 12 runs in 11 inning of .pitching. Ironically. Brooklyn asked waivers on Branca shortlj after he had been shelled agaii by the Giants. No National Leagu club • wanted him. , Brar-ca wasn't the only pitche to get his lumps yesterday, how tver. The. Philadelphia Phillies an Milwaukee wound up with a "foot ball" score, 16-13 for the PhiV nfter a wild ninth inning in which the winners scored nine times ani losera six. D,el Ennis belted .tw •home runs and Stan Lopata one for the Phils, and Sibby Sisti, Jim Pendleton and .Hank Aaron horn ered,for the Braves. ;Ru.dy Regalado, Cleveland 1 rookie sensation, slugged his sixth .and seventh home runs. of the train ijjg season as ; the Indians whippe the Chicago Cubs 6-3. The 23-year old phenom also singled twice am now hps a .447 batting avera# and 17 runs batted in. Pittsburgh', took over first placi —that': s\ right, first place— in the National League spring standings by choking off a desperate Phi adelphia Athletics rdlly to ..squeezi out an 8-7 victory. The A's ha' scored -twice an.cl had two men on .base when Ed McGhee flied out to end the game. The Washington Senators sluggei Billy Pierce, the Chicago Whit Sox' top lefty, for six runs in th'. second and .chased him in the fourth while running up a 9-2 score against the Sox. Connie Mar rero and Al Sima teamed up to hold the Sox to six hits, all singles Oh, yes, there was/ some gooc pitching elsewhere 'too. Bob Wie's ler became the first New York Yankee .pitcher to go seven games and Tom Morgan .added two more scoreless innings as the work champions blanked the Boston ,Rec Sox 2-0. .Outfieldar Hank Bauei batted home both runs in the third inning. Stan Musjal made three hits anc scored both runs in the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 victory over Brook iyn, which shoved .the Dodgers back irit o second place. Gerry Staley went seven innings for "the lards, allowing the only Dodger run, and Tom Poholsky finished up. Bait t three York tiroo Vwni errors' Giants 3 : 1*'. ? thereby giving Birds the best record of the four clubs training in Arizona, Fights last Night By The Assoclatsd Press FALL RIVER, Andrews, 141, Lowell, outpointed Georgie Edmonds, 140 Hartford 10. Newark N. J. Coffee Joe Wilkinson, 123, Washington, outpointed Baby Beau J.ack, 124, New York Johnstown Pa, —Danny Giova- nelii-Vinnie D'Andrea fight cancelled. ' Spain and Portugal produce host of the .wprld's corK- , Ballet jjgncing is based on five positions of the feet, Brid e Cake. . Moreno and Clark are expected today. At least 11 three-year-olds are eligible to compete in the mile and a furlong feature of the 31-day meet's closing day. Others regarded as certain start ers are: A. L. Birch's Timely Tip, the Monarch Stable's Talmen Rebel Steable's Super Daveil, Leo J. Cal- louetle's Joe's Crest, J. Kel Hou.«- sel's Second Request, L. A- Slavin's Spur Baby, A, .M. Peavy's Spartan Jett, Pollard and Harkin's Close Out, H. H. Rendlcman's King Bebe, and Russo, Rehlirtg and Dobson's Jett Fire. 7-Year-Olds Out Today at Oaklawn HOT SPRINGS, .Uti — Seven three-year-olds including three nominees for the Arkansas Derby, are to compete in the featured "Forty and Eight" purse. at Oak lawn Park today. Derby nominees entered in the miles and 70-yard allowance test are J. K. Houssels' Flashy Ways, Mrs. T. M. Pruett's Val Vez and J. J. Arp's Darrol Beau. By competing in today's race, they are eliminated as possible starters in the closing day classic. Others entered today are Lawrence H. Thompson's Rapa, J. G. .Smith's Paris Fleet, L. J. Call- louette's Tippy Joe and Pollard and Harkins Bright Charge. Although ' Val Vez and Tippy Joe will carry top impost of 113 pounds, the favorite's role is expected to go either to Bright Charge or Flashy Ways. Bright Barber Leads ' Porks Over Tulsa Golfers :1 TULSA, Okla., W Razorbaek Miller Barber sank five birdies over the 18-hole Indian Hills Country Club golf course here yesterday as University of Arkansas golf crs downed Tulsa i5'/ 2 to 2'/ 2 . It wasi the Golden Hurricanell Opening match of the season. Bar her turned in a par 12 for the course. Roger Berg scored the only Tulsa victory, when he defeated Joe Boone 2V 2 to Vz- Other results: Barber, Arkansas, def. Barry Caruthers, 3-0. Phil Rogers, Arkansas def. Jim Pfeifer, 3-0. Ray Barnes, Arkansas, def. son Martin, 3-Oi Barber-Rogers def. Caruthers- Pfeifer, 3-0. BooneBarnes def. Berg-Marthi, 3-0. German Hope Fights Tonight NEW YORK UP! ~ The middleweight bout tonight between Geijj many's Gttstv (Bubi) -Scholz aim Al Andrews of Superior, Wis., will be {He first sports event over telecast -in color over a network. But' that won't affect reception as Usual on your black-and-white set..-The Madison Square Garden bout will be carried nationally by NBC. It will also be broadcast by ABC. It starts at 10 p. m.; EST. The unbeaten, 23-year-old Gorman middleweight, making rft U.S. Debut, is a 3'/ 2 l favorite, The odds are surprisingly big on a fighter who is making his first appearance, even though his record shows 49 wins, no Kisses, 2 draws and 28 knockouts. He has won 9 in a row, 8 by kayos. Charge has finished second in four honors. consecutive sprints at Oaklawn and Flashy Ways recently finished third in a mile and 70-yard race. W. M. Wiggins' Daiquari spurt 1 from third .place in a stretch dri to win yesterday's featured For Dealers' Purse. He ran the mile and a sixteenth In 1:49 and paid $10.20. Qlen -Sledge's Tin Twist edged pacesetter Chance Snow for place WITH CAR THE STORY: An extortion plot I merits of the boards beneath his led to the murder of Police-Chief Otto Drover In Colorado City. Police Lieut. Mark Richards and Private Detective Jim -Dunn, Investigating the. crime, found ,the body 'of Edward Stone, jr., .son of Mayor Stone, at the spot where extortion money was paid. :Reconstructing the crime,-the officers decided the young man, a mental defective, had been persuaded to do \i\s part In the crime, the actual stabbing of the chief. Going tp Mayor Stone's residence, they found Mrs. Hughes there. She is the wife of the acting chief of police. XII Mrs. . Hughes was a woman of slightly, above average height, slim, well-groomed from her carefully waved ^hite hair to her expensively shod tiny feet. Her voice was 'low-pitched pleasant. Her.-face was curiously' youpg appearing beneath the bluish white hair. "Glad you're here, at that," Richards said, ''Have you told Mayor Stone his boy is dead" Suddenly there were lines in he C* ' and «ncey, Mr .and Mrs. Archie Johnson had as their weekend jguests, Mrs. W,' H. Cobb gnd BiU j^ittie Rock. .„ • -. —v,' yi *•?*!" T^t VT row J 1 * 8 jPfW^'t Mr ' C. ,H. Tompking pyer the Mr?, CUnic. Mrs, Gil Buchanan is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Buchanan in Magnolia, E. Bf h^as returned , , ^ ftonj little Bock where she has been the guest of Mr .and Mrs. T. H. Puke. ¥ Mrs , Jim Bush returned! to her h.om« ia ter a v^s Jr. Sock on Monday af- Mr. and Mrs. Karl rt caught ' me at home. I Cgjrne a I was. I'd just come -in, you know He — Mr. Hughes, I mean, will b soon. To help." "Fair enough," Richards saic with more than a trace of reliel 'The mayor jsn't here then" "No. I found the downstairs doo unlocked and came on up to wait 3d — Mr. Stone— often goes for lonj, ,yalks and leaves the door open You know my husband' and I are old friends of his" "Yes. Do you think Stone coulc e out looking for his son.' 1 She closed her eyes for a fev seconds, then snapped them open again as if she did not car,e for he mental picture she had seen "That is probable. Eddje-Eddie ometimes wandered off , Particu arly when the weather is nice. 'ell me, is there anything fur< her" "Not much," Richard? S^Jd. "A uicide, apparently. An4<a note in vhich Eddie admits ;kt}ling Otto, Drover. You say'Chjef fl«Kbes will ae along soon" "So he promised. I'm expecting him any moment. I do hope he up at— at pojice head. quarters." "Mark Richards hesitated. "Mrs. Hughes," he said at last, "I know this is an imposition but we're rushed for time. And your husband will soon be here. I won* der. A faint smile touched her lips. "Yes, You go on with your duties, In some ways, many ways, jl would be better if I brok e the terrible news to E4 stone, It might fee easjer tor hlrn." gaid, ^Thanks," feet. "Mark " The boards of the steps were moving, bending and creaking slightly as if under some unseen weight. Faintly audible steps came toward Jim. Dunn held his breath The unseen stair climber walk<jd past—ror was it through him -.• The sound of Mark Richards' chuckle was a welcome relief, "Don't let it get you, Jim. It's simple when you know." "You'd better tell, me then,' Jim suggested. He had felt the motion of boards under his feet again, and turned now to watch the bending and slight creaking which, marked a slow, steady progress upstairs. fc , "Its this old. house," Mark saw quickly, and with just a touch of impav'ence. "Old Mansfield, who owns it, made three flats out of his place. He has the. bottom floor; Stone the second, and I guess, this fellow Nash has the .•.third. The top. one. You saw the three separate doors 1 . In the reconstruction work, a partition was built in the middle of what used to be a broadi old-fashioned stairway. Stone used steps on this side, the it;Aapt't;b:e 'steps; on, the .other side :fif : -tne |artitf6|,. They're old steps, 'iim, artd they" give a little. What you heard or felt was probably the upstairsl tenant coming home." Jim waited until the upward movement of the boards had progressed beyond sight. "If you say so. And I suppose it could be," When they were in the car again Jim put' a question. .. A "Mark, are you sure Mrs, Hughes knew the Stone ' boy is dead" "Huh Did Mrs. Hujghes knpw Of course she did." Richards relaxed a little from the first shock. "What makes you think so Wa were still shaking hands when you told her, remember Hev hand really jumped in mine." "Why shouldn't her hand jump Look, Jim, let's' not complicate ti ;hlng any more than necefsa Of course she knew. Why else would she be in Stone's place at his time of night" "I wpuldn't know about that." Dpnn said. "Im not a local boy,^ "Theres nothing like that," Mark said sharply, "No gossip, I mean- Those stairsteps must have given you, 3 real jojt ' "Then humor me a littls, more,'' rim suggested. .' "You're serious Look, I cWi irov? absolutely that Mrs. Hughes mew the Stone boy is dead. Re<i What happened wh,en she leard Qf Chief Drover's Hughes himself told us t. She keeled over in a jJeadj fainl; at th? news, Right at the ion. I| sh,e {ajntec( dead away don't yqji ' " ' ' hsy«i

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