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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 12, 1930
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PAGE SIX NEWS Coaches of f\EA Service Board Watch the Gt i me Vole^of 33 Members of Board to Re Announced in Courier News, By L. S. "Larry" MuTIIAlL Chaff nun, NEA Service 1'carJ fo: the Sclrclion of All-America For the first, time in history, th Mi-America foatball elevens are U :c selected this year by ?. rcpr." 1 ontative All- America beard, composed of. sports writers, coaches .nd officials in every section of th- Country. Through NBA Service, organize 1 ;f the All-A,menca board, Caiir'.c 1 . lews tomorrow will IK able to givt i s readers the most representative . U-Aincrica team chosen in the l:ist -.1 years of such selection—sine: '/alter Camp sat down with i .. 'ncil and chose his first All-Amer-a eleven. 'cairt'Consists of'Thirty-Three . {embers, Each IVllh Voting I'owe 1 The board has a inembrishlp o! '. allotted according to the eight ;ographical divisions ol the Na ..onal Football Rules. Committee 'itli six membprs-nt-large. Th'es ivisions arc the East, South outhwest. Pacific, Rocky Maun- ail). Missouri Valley, Big Ten nut' : !iddlc-Western districts. In eacl' •ction a sports writer, ccach anr) Iicinl have been named to rcpon —id vote on All-America selections. ' More than 500 recommendation. 'r the All-America teams wen abmitted for the final vote of tlir ':oard membership. In this final " piloting, a first choice earned five oims; second choice three points, -"he points are added and the vote; 'ciermino the positions, just as in .n election. • Thus,- the concensus of opinion f a group of 33 football men in :1! parts ot the country is express- a in the final All-America selec- UI-Amerlra Elevens of Past .!i-«5 on Limited Obstrvalian I: ii obviously iuipossible for any zi-v:d'ja! to observe all the lead- n; players all over the country ir, 0:^.1! cc-npetition and to form ac- -:cr,i:e opinions as to their capa- -•ci:Us and comparative worth. It t- -•^7 nitoia! that in the past, manj Ali-A— srica choices have bear =-i£i iran hearsay. Tne All-Amor- :c-o '.e^rjis have not been representative and some sections of the c6ur<:ry have been discriminatcc Th-i- Ail-America eleve'ns are sup? posed to represent the ultimate ir football achievement. Members!:!} on these teams, rich in tradition? is the goal of every footcall player. For that reason the'NEA Servic- All-America Board has aimed tc provide unbiased and Impartial selections, made with the greatest care and judgment and untinged by any taint of sectionalism. If the elevens are to be really representative of.the whole country, ever} section should have voice in determining the awards. Yost's Greatest Team Ifnor:d By Eastern Team Selectors It'is doubtful whether or no! many of the All-America elevens chosen since 1300 have deserved tho title. Back in 1902, seven players from Yale were selected for the team. The other four were fro-.r. Harvard, Princeton and (he Army. And that same year, "Hurry Up" Yost's greatest Michigan team scored 644 points against all opposition and was not even accorded passing mention. Until the World \Vnr only if players from districts outside the east were selected in 28 years ol All-America picking. Since 1920 the experts have broadened n trifle but even In the last decade, approximately 90 per cent ol the selections have gone to the east o: the Big Ten. Those in close touch with football's development have been convinced for many years that a grea amount of fine materifl was being produced on .the Z'acific coast anc 1 that the leading teams in tha section rank with the best clover, in the country. Yet one caster: inslitutlon has been given thrc times as many places in the las 10 years .as the combined cc schools. National Board .Meets Need for Unbiased Selection of Teams There has been a tremendous d; velopment also in the caliber o football played in the south an southwest. A dozen or more teanu from thete sections each year ar capable of holding their" own i any sort of inter-sectxrjal compe tition. However, one Big Ten unl versity has been honored wit nearly as many All-America ss lections as the entire south wit the Pacific coast thrown in fo good measure. It is only natural, therefore, thi opinion is held that the AH-Amei lea teams have not been truly re) rescnlative. There has b3en som demand for a change in the metric, of selecting the teams, and su; gestions made that each part r. the country should have a voic not only in the recommendation outstanding players but in actual determination of the final awards That Is why the NEA Service National All-America Board has been -t formed. The members of this board during Ihn course of the snscn have seen In action the stars of every section, and compared their merits. The final vote, In which every one oi the 33 members of the board TIUSTLKTHWAlTEjl HUGHES ' Wisconsin llColo. Aggies Beach municipal course, Jan. 2. A Prize list totals cnly $3503, 'out iff the winner happens to have nit himself a slic.: from the Cilc-iidale " melon, he will be assured of taiia- home, at. lea:,l. * * * Some, may even prefer to pass up Gleridale nnd Long lisach, Init a concentrated drive is anticipated on the Los Angeles Open event Jan 9-11, \vhere $10,000 awalis the 1 .-•/ sorers. Riviera Country Club will ' Stars With Hopes of Grab- 6luge lhe evcnt - ™ 5 ""»•'«* « 1 i . , . f _ j • year ago hoisted young Denny I btng Vacant Golf Throne s!lule to a p' ace among the goif- ! VY/ 1 r T in8 Break, the youthful Ohloan WOrK lor lourneys. , • slushing his way to vlct-ry through • ' \ one of southern California's "nn- BY CLAIRE ittJRCKY ' usual" rain storms whil? the rest NEA Sen-ice Sports Writer ' of the field shipped water mvl Some of the fellows who shew a' preference for unall bels wisely FACE-BIG TESTS phced at the cdds afforded in ' a winter book, hav? been ss'en' of late digesting the »olf dispatches bearing California datelines. A i?nile mind could figure this one out. The next • winner of a Hobby sank. And then comes the major prize, the rich Agua Callente Open, beckoning the gold digging horde acr-ss the border to boo Diesel's hciiie pasture. The winner will receive S10.0CO—and not in Mexican i«.«os— while the rest, of the low scorers divide 515,000, tho remainder f .Ion«.=-less National Open tourna- llle P ur se. j ment may te s-mcwherc In Caiif- | Stocky Gene Sara2en. Fresh j ornia, griiidinr; an edqe to his game Meadow's blustering little Eyetnlian am!d hills and valleya wli.sre some- pro, stormed his way in ahead of a Ihtng like 550,000 lies cached nnd .fast field in the 1530 event, which waiting for division among the sue- I was the inaugural tournament stag- cewiful searchers. | cd by Raja, California's Atonic Five open tournaments, whose Carl °- Gene ha.t his guns irfiiiiL'd that prize again, but the way iii NEA's All-America Football Board KASTKKN SECTION J(ir Williams Oil Diililc . N r . Y. Tr-lcgi'iim Cornell T.ce Skiddy jack Ciinncll Syracuse Herald Dartmouth. SOUTIUUIX SUCTION Morgan Klakc Clmrlcy llnclimau Atlanta (Oa) Florida SOUTHWEST SECTION I'eke Handler, Ft. nay Morrlsrin Worth iTc-x.) Press Southern MctlnxiUt >ir. K. J. O'lirlen (Tufls) Doston, Miass. Kit Thurpc lUe Ij Salic) N. Y. City Win. Slreit, Jr., (Auburn) Birmingham Harry I!orb:l San Francisco News Hcrli Dana (Nebrns- kn) San Francisco la?. lllay (Texas A. & M.) Dallas, Texas PACIFIC SECTION Nilis I'rice California UOCKY MOUNTAIN SECTION Curley' Gricvr, Rocky H. W. llu-lifs John 7.. Jordan Mouulaln News Colorado Aggies (Dartmouth) Denver, colo. MISSOURI VAI.I.EY SECTION Siil Keener St. Louis Star- Chester Smith Cleveland Press Hank Caiseily, Madison Capital Times Kenneth I). Fry Chicago, Post .Tnck Sullirrland Pittsburgh Bi) McMillan Kansas State BIG TEN Glenn Tlilslletltn'aHc Wisconsin MIDDLE-WEiiT SECTION Jack Grover (Wash.) Kansas City Fred Wes.) Bloominglon. Gus Dorais Detroit AT LARGE. A. R. llulcheiis (1'ur- due) Lake/Wales. Fla. Cliff Harrison Seattle Sinr F. A. Lambert (Ohio Columbus. O. Dec Spears Oregon L. S. MacVhall (Mic- hlgun) Columbus, O East and West Ends to Clash Again Saturday articipates, represents n trcmcn- ous amount of observation and junil football judgment. The results of that vote will be mounceci tomorrow in th2 Caur- News. ardwell Cagers Beat Arbyrd Tossers Twice CARDWELL, Mo—On Wc<lnes- ay evening tlw basketball terras of ardwell .High school, met and tle- lated the teams of Arbyrd High chocl. .The games were played hi ic Cardwell High school gym. cores: Boys, Cardwell, 40. Arbyrd j 8. Girls, Cardwell «. Arbyrd 16. | eleree, Floyd Pierce, prlnclin!; cclirum school: The games, due to fact that they were sa one- Idcd, ceased to be Interesting; and evclopc<t into a monotonous scor- ag orgy for Cardwell. However, lu he boys same, ths game turned ome. iis all of Arbyrd's 18 points were made In the last halt. The Ineiios were: Girls: Cardwell '. Htg S s '. Hinesley ,. Hicklin !. Blakeney 3. North 3. Bishop M. Arnold "?. Oorham A. Bishop 2. L,. Collins S. Bishop L-. Pryor •ardwell W. Whitscn O. Mize J. Richey M. Burcliam O. North H. Hardin P. Killian Pos. F. F. C. C. G. G. G. P. F. C. C. C. Roys Pos F. F. F. F. C. G. G. Arbyrd | L. Sv.-ihari j A. Thompson I R. Svdhnrt i O.McAdams j A. Proffer BID YOU KNOW THAT— John MKcalusD, father cf the Colgate star who led (he country in piling up touchdowns, is a track walker for the Pennsy at East Aurora, N. Y When young Leonard told his dad he would like to p!ay football, pop was against it ... Mother finally persuaded htm to let the young man play . . . John went to see the Colijate- New York U. gamj and it was the first game of college foDt- bill he ever saw . . . He nsvor learned to read or write Enj- lish. but his friends on the railroad read the papers to him. Leonard swung a slcdije hammer 10 hours per diem last summer with a road construction ganif . . . Kid Chocolate was so sure of beating 1UI Battalino that a wcei; before the fight was scheduled th; Keed had Ills Cuban boxing belt cn- eravcd with the date December 19. followed by the words. "Won the featherweight championship." Sold Like Hot Cakes Cy Never Had a Chance Six years ago Cy Perkins was regarded as one of the best catchers in the major leagues. He was 29 years old and took his regular turn behind the bat us the Athletics' first-string catcher. The years just ahead looked bi-ight for him. Now Cy Perkins Is cut, off by flic champions, nlong with the veterans Schang, (juiim nnd others. And instead of sharing the glory of the championship battles of the last two years, Cy Perkins has sat back in the shadows. The boy from Gloucester, who came to the Athletics in 1913 a the age of 22, -was at the height | of his career when the team went | south In 1925 to train for the season. Thai spring a young calchr er from the Portland club namet Mickey Cochrane went with the A's. Cochrane was expected to prove a good substitute for Cy, filling the bill occasionally to give Perkins r rest. When the day should coin? that Perkins no longer would b;- able to stand the rigors of catching a full season, Cochrane wtis expected to take his place. : •;'. The Rise of Cochranc , • Right from the start it was the other way aroand. Cjchra:iE> amazing speed behind-the bnt nnd hitting ability gave lijin 1 first call. Ju the year that he W'ti expected to fill In occasionally • for Cy, the Mick caught 134 games 'and gave promise of becoming one of tha greatest catchers that baseball ev?r had knov.n. - - • Cochtane came on to fulfill th3 promise of that first year. Perkins, still under 30, took a back j scat. Day after day he sat on the ! tench or went to the bullpen to warm up the pitchers when the j going grew tough. Helps Make Mickey ( Such a break at the hands of i fate might make many men bitter. I But the boy from the fishing banks was made of stouter stuff. Not on- I ly did he refuse to complnin, but j he helped the Mick In every way ' he could, teaching him some of the tricks ol the game he had picked ; up in his seven years In the bi; j leagues before Cochrane arrived. I Thr two men became friend 1 ;. Ocld- j ly. both are from Massachusetts, Mickey's home being at Bridgewater. Recently the two went on a With strengthened lineups the East End Scrappers and the West End Bearcats will, renew hostilities tomorrow morning lef - - - - school fullback, has been signed to play with the Scrappers tomorrow. On the other hand, the West End boys have added considerable to their offensive threat with the addition of Tom Short, broken field runner de luxe, and a varsity mate of Craig. Lineups are as follows: West End Godwin Wallace es tomorrow morning where they I IT, ft off last Saturday at the Haley ft s . Field gridiron. Both leams are composed of high school boys, many members of the first and second school squads, who are continuing their football activity after the close of the high school season. BearcuU las', wees to their credit the East End Scrappers will rate as favorites to cop the contest tomor- C. EUls Pride Short Reid Webb Blanchard T-os. LE LT LG C no RT RE QB nn LH FB .East End Cartetr Wlllinghahi Usrey Pur tie Holland . Harris Riley Fisher Brooks Alexander Craig The tiger, is an exclusively Asia- row Prtf rr a \ a «n , i," "' i tlc anlmal and-is not found wild rott. fete Craig, all-Arkansas high in 'Africa. prlzef total exactly $45,000, remain on tl:,; California schedule, and on appears rougher now as lhe < when the last dard ha:: been pisted | fis - EkBels. Armours and some ctii- at Ajua Caliente, the wise ones- crs continue to show sub-par golf- ought to iiave formed fairly slrongr — opinions with regard to .the" identi-: HE PUEFERUED JAH, - ty of the Atlantan's succesj:r. j PLATTSBURGH, N. Y. (Up; — The Jones niche at this time ap- When Wilfred Bouyea was fined Si!) pears open t~. a field that includes and given a six month's suspended Armour, Dlegel, Cooper,- Mac and Jail sentence on a charge of in- Horton Smith, Von. Elm, Parrell, 'toxication, he preferred the jjil Eiipinosa, Sarazen, Shute, Wood 'and sentence to paying the fine. "I some half dozen qthers. want the jail torn," Bouyea siul '. . •'••'•. after denying'the right of his s:n- Flrst. off on the 1 California .cal- ployer to pay the fine. ''You've ipt ndar Is the Pasadena .Open, sched- it,'! the judge replied uled for Dec. 19-21 on that city's . _ municipal course. There will be re-1 STATE GETS HUGE BASS numeration to the- extent of SWOO . NEW ORiEANS, La., (UP)--The for the winners in this event. Craig ' largest rock bass ever caught in Wood.will be tbe defending champ-: Louisiana waters has been pre- .•'• loI V ''' ''.'''•' tented "to tlie state department of ':•' . One week' after the Pasadena af- i conservation by J. E. McClunj. ;V fair; the Glendale Open-swings un- Slhlell, La. It meauires 29^ inches 4 der way on the Glendnie' Golf and in length, 20 inches In circumfer- •' Country Club COUTM.'. Only $25,000 'ence and weighs 12 pounds and one Is i<v-for distribution here, - but, 'ounce. It was caught on a hand even two and a half G's should line. not be sneezed' away in;these days,' of breadlines, and vacant apartment 1 Honey bees die within a day or i I i :'t\ 1 I suites. «i • it. • ' > • • lwo ' a nd. sometimes sooner, fitter While the- boys are in their cups, stinging a person. This is because if any, en the eve of a new year, when they sting the "stinger" r»- there is nice to be much toasting mains in the body of lhe p"-.., a and resolution-making with regard slung and is torn from the- b-° to an open tournament which has with suc h injury that it ci-icTl its first call to the tee on the Long live. 1 " ANNE AUSTIN THE AVENGI MURDEE BACi<STAJGS r N. Watson ' football - had to obtain his copy ol the maj- • azinc from a relative on the maga- ; zine's publishing staff because his on the road, the two catcher, bunked together. What promised to to his beil years Cy spent in the background" local newsdealer's supply was ex--1 a substitute on the team hausled on the first day. 1>:;lv hc e!cpecUxl to b( , a f The Grei Others Uke Cy te A i ^,, ' valchcd J™ i?' n"unl « Notr- ' P J. Cunningham G B. Mize E. Fleenian n. Tucker J. Ferrel L. Stewart D. ladd W. Branuum F. F. C. G. G. G. G. Arbyrd Center Leads ,Agpes B. Jones: captaining the Texas Aggies, S. Buck i basketball quintet this senson Is C. C. DsVaultJT. Hoke, pivot man who won till- O. Craig conference honors last season nnd i m : vx>rt,s F. Hr.llacc was voted the most valuable player n,V npn-h M. Jsckson ! to the squad. Although only a six- ! <<{ r ;,, aU(! D. Moore: footer Hoke was not out jumped by furunck—i C. Parker. a single foot all last season. ; { \ M ' j ' ! Eiveu his chance to star. I Drowned in Crimson Tide j ." :5 a te5t 0[ sportsmanship to Kentucky's sensational halfback ! p "' y tllD Bamc without a whine : John Sims (Shipwreck! Kelly, mad-! ! md f sucn r "lraint. Perhaps it ; at least one 50-yard run for a * , e Greatest, test a player can • touchdown in each of the firs', five "'"^ A fairly good crowd o' rpcclnlDrs! E^mes of the season. In the sixth j was present and much interest and | e""ie, against'Alabama's great for- i excitement were shown in both i ™ r d wall, Kelly made seven yards ~ " .In 11 attempts—and " RF.GIN HKHE TODAY JUAMTA SKI.IM' I. HarK'N* <il lirldsi'. lUiilarlaz tbc -domlt hnnii" <'nKln aaipk'ftm on nrqrlV oil or brr xurftla and hpr matd^ IHMIDK. »<cl«l Ininiiiaror. Ic Ic-'fc JH tbe 'hanit irllli' L]rdl«« lhe iunld, uCIrr hi* czamliuilfaB at (hi* t urjflsl la Alln'a.d«»k l^e Had* Jicr L'bcpLtHJuk imnt Ike paid " Lrr " Jl'nGI£ kfr will, (ken r^u .'cr thr i'n«ir. Udlcallot; lt;. ».a tkal .k> -p.14 u i irtek, Afifr mdini Id »D ta»cUl»c •ralrd (Hi , be ' lke" ' «U tli(l Mln IT IjA korol^htr fni-e •• lii.rHiiljr. l.rdln ndoilii tknl Nil. Wn^ Ir'j-tilc'/ (i rriiaxali tutcldc %vllii rurbulfc nrld,' om t'tli. D, olcr a mnn. n'lil irkti I.rdl.V (Hcd t<i Bit,,, li rr . ibrrir Ibe nctd l> kfr farr. l.rdln .irr«r« .tf Sid no! bold • urii'lsc.. Hfa« 1rl|M io pror* >bp luvcd MC3. •Tt.o nidt »TfrT cnorl Io BiDlir 0,1 for tb« .nccldeDI, bjr kla^lnir Dandrc iireleou *be mmim Mm. Onr ur ikr>< If B fctn<- ffrtmxr Inmp. Tbr blilb !• brokpn, «nd lluailrr Iblnt. )•»( thr murderer buiuprd Inlii l|. dccllff lo- nord ll.r Ijnck hull. •»• l»- (rrruiilril tjr chp «oand of • ear • ud Ihr rlnxlni: of Ike bell. .VOW (;il ll\ WITH THE STOIJV CIIAITKK XXf "LIKM.b, Uuu ng to become of JterF Aid aom» body else said that U wu harder on her— Nlta'a death, I mean- ban on anybody else, because Nits vaa all Bbe had In the. world, and hen Lois— Lois is always practical, you kijow— ran away to tel.eDbone lolice headquarters to ae« whit had leen done with' Lydla, and to cea If t would .ba alT right: for -Flora ud me to take ner bprne with ua-^ 1 ."Just a mln'nte. Miles! Wb'om'dld Wrs. Dunlaij ; talk, to at headqusir- ters?" . : . • . :' ' ' ' "LIKM. •1 c uilce! Awfully slad aught you hcforo you left." a hlillic. [amtliar voice called us Hie iletcnlvc opened the front dour. "Is ponr Lyilla still here?" '"JoniQ in. Mr. Miles." Dundee invited. searching with a puzzled frown the rourJ, blond faco of Trncey MIlM. "Yes, l.ydla li BUI) here. Why?" "Tlien I'm In luck, nnd I think l.ydla Is. too—poor old girl! . . . Vou ace, Dundee." Miles Iwguu to explain, us lie took off his new 3tr,-iw hat to mop Ills pcraplrlng forehead, "llic crowd all gonecd up wbeii our various cars reached Sheridan Road, and by unanimous vote we elected to drivo over to the Country Club for a rocal In one ot the smill private dining rooms Threw First Spltler Klckin E That I s Klrhinf FIREMEN TURN SANTA CI.ACS The most brillian'. punting Ee ;n j LYNN, Mass. (UP)—Local nrc In the Southwest Conferenci •e this headquarters has been transtorm- season lias bocn done by Paul Me- £ d ' n '° * Santa Claus workshop. Faddcn, Texas Aggies'end, who Ins FLrellien . ln Ulelr s P 3re tlm °. al- fallen below tha -to-yard mark in ' ready have completed 55 toy cribs only one kick. Several times he, an<3 expect toi build at least 50 nnre has booted more than GO yards before Christmas. Scrap wosd from Athletics and rarly eighties, was the first .... " to deliver the spltcall. Today v 'it!i a ban against the delivery in Jin 1 major leagues, only three nre • f f! of a once bountiful crop. 1 Connie' 1 " " punt surc-d 00 yards. Read courier News wani ads : Read Courier News Want" Ad?. nhnl is used as material lor the lltt^ b^bairtrUe" Stox't toj ' s ' 0(T "rly in October this past sea- It will be at a Fort Myers I training camp. --to escape tlie questions of the morbidly curloui, you know—" "Yes. . . . Wlial about It?" Dun| dec Interrupted Impatiently. "Welt, I admit we were all pretty hungry. In spllo of—well, of courso we wcro all fond of Niln, bat—" Tiacey .Miles blundered OD, hla bllllie voice laklns on tho hush suitable to a house in which death had eo recently occurred. "What i\liout l.ydla?" Dundee cut him short. "I'm Betting to It, old boy," Miles protested, wltb tho injured air of an unappreciated small boy. "While wo were, walling for our food, some b«ay wld, T» t Lydlaj, Wbal'a jo- D« foand-Ljilii, wW» b» bad Uft .er— in her dead njlrtreaj' bedrpoin, Ph4 tall, gaunt/wfjttiaa •fagicio.oeb- ng bt3(ilo tie ., diaUe tongue,'- ber irms . putstretclied to • endrqffl lit 1 B , pile . of - 1 he git U - ti» daj o harp: giTeo Hit^ S«|ptove - « . tajury . btr V ' --- .. ,-^~ --bid donV-her.- •'Af_Dun<ti8'« T 6Dtrabia-eie flun:g'up'beTj"iH!ad. '.*; ;>'••'• ' • Takhn,'-lili seat 'ok -ti»'i ch*UH iongiie, - - ' - - •- ••bat aiiee . .».*' Captain.'. Strawn, of course.. Ho toti Lois that yon were still out bore, questioning Lydia again, and that It nat'all right wltb him, .whatever Jon de- So as soon as I had finished eating, I drove over—" "Is Mrs. MIlea wllb, you!" Dundee interrupted again. Well, no," Miles admitted uncomfortably. "You Bee, tbe girls ftlt a little, squeamish About coming back, even on an errand ot mercy—** : Dundee grinned. He had no doubt that Flora Miles bad emphatically refused Uie possibility o£ another gruelling intervelw. "Wby flo you and Mrs. Mile* want to take Lydla homo wltb you?" he asked. , "To glvo her a home nnd a Job," Mlfes answered promptly. "Sbe knows us, wo're used to her poor old scarred face, and tb« youngsters. Taru nnd Deity, ar« not a bit afraid of her. In fact. Betty pats that scarred cbeek and aaya, OTBT nnd over, Too Lyddy! Poo Lvddjr! Betly 'ovcs Lyddy!' and Tarn—he's T. A. Mlics, junior, you know, and wo call blm Tam, from the Initials, because he bates being called Jun lor and two Traccys are 4 nuis an co—" "I gather that yon want to biro Lydla as a nurse for tb> children?' Dundee Interrupted the tond father's verbose explanations. "flight, old man! Yon set, our mires left us yesterday—" "Walt here, Miles. I'll speak to Lydla. She's In Mrs. Sellm's bedroom. . . . ijy the way, Milea, aioce you and your wife sra kind enough to want to take Lydla In and give her a home, and a Job, I think it only fair to tell you tbat It Is highly Improbable that Lydia Carr will tako nny job at all." "You mean—7" Miles gasped, his cuddy f«co turning pale. "I say Dundee, It's absurd to think for a minute that good old faithful Lydla had a thing to do with NlU'i mur der—" "I rather thlnh you're rlgbt about that. Miles,'.' Dnndw Inter "Now will r»« Mil** M *-t faltarid cheek';"! dian'f-tli!iai:.«i>Wij» mjri poor-: 3lrl'^wXJiild-.:'b*rt • m4 around-^ .-_•-:.,••:• . r . ! i "it Is-.trtu th«y wsnt fou,^ Di$n» de« asaurei'her.--"Bat yoa : iWt bare to taka », Job no*'onl4*» joi wish, Lydla.* - - ' '• •TVnat- do -y«i -tteiii'r: Ufcrmald demanded hatinlf, ttr toot V* bardeala* with who It '. ejplaujea !,i«otly ffer. »3iel> JTracey *'; offer. - . . - , brokenly, .146rddulotalyj- and her fln.- ''- ll«>a 7011 know!" 1 -lie woman abraak from ^li 1m. For-a lone minute she did not at- teo)ct to answer. 'r 1 *li--don' i t—know," she said dully. TWn/wltii rehement epmliasls: "I aA't know!, -If I 'did. I'd kill him with'my: 6wn-hands!" i.'Ihindee hjid no ciipka but to take heriwordJ /I'iiere was no use.'etther, fi'toHttrttu;. ihis.Voman now with War,earlier' coi&Tlction: tnat Xita S4Ilm;ha4;!Ite<riii terror of Lydia. f>fr;«-;smaldering hatred for the 'ia bad dona.her. ahe feared. For 1 be ' YDIA." the yonn« detecthe be• J g«n. slcnrly, and .almost praying that ha was doing th* rlgM thine, "when t wok* joq tip tonlfht to question 700, t aald that N1U hersolt had jnst'told me that It Waa she who had burned your faca.... And yon tuked me it sb« bad &Uo given you a message—" "Yes, sir I" tha maid Interrupted rlth pitiful t&ftnttfL "And you'll tell me now? TIM don't still UiiltV I killed her, do your "No, I don't think yon kiUol your mistress, Lydla. but I thick. It you would, you could help ma find out who did," Dundee assured ber grafely. "No, walti" and b« drew from his pocket th« envelop* Inscribed: -To Be-Opened in Cas* ol My Death — Juanlta. Leigh Sellm." "Do yon rtcognlie thll handwriting, Lydla?" "It was wrote by her own band," tbe matd answered, ber TOlee bulky with team. 'In that the measace, »lrr "You never mw'lt beforer Dundee askad ebarply. "No, DO! I didn't knoA my poor girl was thlaUnc about drtUj," Lydla moaned. "I tloufU the wai happy here. 8h» wa» tickled to pieces orer being taken up by all them society people, ftad cm the go day and nlght- UJyOb aiid there.was a mcssase -j ji-v • 'or ine,!' Lydia reminded.iilm. \s - *TlJls-lB,lhe "message, 1 " Dundae «aM 'qol.etly, -lifting the shccsa ualni .'T am herewith .Getting 4ot7_a my last will and testament. In my own handwriting. I do hera Ud now solemnly win am ] ce . 4o«ath faithful and beloved -" Lydia-Carr, all property. ln- g all moneya, stocks and personal belongings of which I die possessed.'" "To—««f" Lydla whispered. "To met" 'To you, Lydls," Dundee nssurcd her gravely, watching her lnte::tly. 'Then I oan have all her i-ruty clothes to keep always!" "And her money, to do as you' like with. If tho court accept j iiiia 3»Hl for probate—as I tblnk it v.:i| regardless of Uie fact that It l:i v.-ry Intormal and was not wltnri,i.||." *^at—she didn't hare ai , y money," Lydla protested. " but what Mrs. Dunlap patil li r . r | D advance for the work slit was »o- ing to do—" "Lydla, your mistress died po ?of nearly J10.000! Ten MI,,,,. sand dollars! All of which sh<. K ,i t rlgbt here In Hamilton! f.n,\ i t'v ' ^ ! ;?t m 1 ^il fel I . thU t> Mrs. Stlim's la»t and teetamtnt.'' DuadM loter- ruptcd, withdrawing tb« Bb«4ts slowly and untotdbi tbetn. "It was written y«rterd»y, and it b«g<D9: "Knowing that aor of u» may die any time, and tbat I, Juaslta Leigh Scllm, hare good eauM to fear that my own life tangs by a thread that may break any minute-;-' ". "What did my peor girl meant" Lrdla carr cried cut Tehemently. "Bh« wasn't elck, erer—" "I'thlnk, Lydla. that ah* feared what happened, today— want you to tell me how sta- rat II!" "But—I don't know! T dou'i believe uho had it!" Dundee shrugged. Either woman would perjure her si '!ll3 S .1 10 '" protect her ralstresa' name ri,, m scandal, or she really kn c , v „ Ih !»»• ',. . "That H all of lhe will i;.^ Lydla," he went on finally. '•<•••• C nt ber command that her bo:;> t e -" • cremated without funeral eoi' ': 1 of any kind, and that nut,,.-; y i ia ;-'allowed to accompany t'it> n-m uns ; '•'' to tha crematory eicept y c ,-i oif • '•' and Mrs. Peter Dunlap, | Q C: , M . ncr :',., '< death takes place In Ilamlii, n -" '."-! "Sh» did love Mrs. l):r-n n » :t> i Lydtft sobbed. "Oh, my poor li'ti. '' ' flrl—" ' : "And thera Is also a note f, ;r • '; ~ which I took tho liberty of te -di-i ' : v In which Mrs. Scllm mlmnm scribes the clothcg | n win,!," ^ llu wishes to be cremated, as vc'l as, the fashion In wbich her hair \* '10 bo dressed—" "Let me sea It!" Lydla i,,n=cd forward on lier fcnoes and sn.iu-ii-d at the papers he held. "For Cwl'i let me see!" c ,it'

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