Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas on June 4, 1936 · Page 4
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Pampa Daily News from Pampa, Texas · Page 4

Pampa, Texas
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Thursday, June 4, 1936
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£ AGE FOUR THE PAMPA DAILY NEWS, PaihpS, Tg*IS THURSDAY EVENING, JUNE 4, 1936. EYE-WITNESS DESCRIBES ORANGE KILLING FROM STAND HOUSTON, June 4 W)—The Rev. Edgar Eskridge, Baptist minister, went to trial for his life today for the shotgun slaying May 29, 1935, ot Police Chief Ed O'Rielly of Orange, Texas. The question of again arraigning the defendant called for a slight delay In the taking of testimony. The defense objected to the arraignment on the grounds that Eskridge was arraigned and entered a plea of innocence after he was granted a change of venue at Orange last June. District Attorney Hollis Klnurd of Orange demanded another arraignment, saying he thought the jury should hear the plea. Klnard, a member of Eskrldge's church at Orange, called as his first witnesses persons he said saw the shooting and witnessed events lead- Ing up to it. O'Reilly, also a member of Esk- rldge's church, was shot to death on the streets of Orange two days after he had asked the pastor, who had launched a campaign against what he called a vice element in Orange, to quit carrying two pistols. Eskridge was arrested a short tune later at Derldder, La. He told officers at the time he was en route to Lake Charles, Ln,., to surrender. After the opening day of the trial the minister had shown little interest in proceedings. Three days were required in obtaining a Jury and the defendant paid little attention as attorneys questioned ve- nlremen concerning their religious belief and their attitude toward the death penalty. The state qualified jurors on the death penalty. A plea of temporary Unsanity was announced as the basis of the defense case. 'Nude' Pictures Of Aimee Land Cripple in Jail SAN DIEGO, Gal., June 4. (#•)— Valentine Philip McAuliffe remained in jail today as investigators checked deeper into his story of mailing extortion notes to Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson at Los Angeles. • The 42-year old toothless cripple voluntarily told County Investigator "Harry Baugh he sent five notes to Sister Aimee demanding $10,000 on a threat of "making public" photographs he said he had of the evangelist in the nude. ••In Los Angeles Mrs. McPherson, flanked by a pair of husky bodyguards, declared: "Unquestionably, the man must be a crank. Certainly no pictures of me exist that I wouldn't be perfectly willing'to have published." McAuliffe, who said he was an ex-convict and until a few days ago a member of Sister Aimee's four square gospel flock, told varying ve*ions of the series of notes. ZioncheckMay Be Released by End of This Week •• WASHINGTON, June 4. «P)—Dr. Edgar A. Bocoek. superintendent of .Qallinger Municipal hospital Indicated today that Rep. Marion Zion- check of Washington may be released from the institution by the end of the week. . Reporting- that the congressman is. reacting satisfactorily to rest and sleep in the Institution—where he was committed for mental observation—Dr. Bocoek intimated that an examination by pyschlatrists today may conclude the ease. ..Zioncheek talked briefly with newsmen yesterday, expressing confidence that he would win renomi- nfttiqn and re-election this fall. '.Dispatches from Seattle indicated that the ranks of his rivals, were multiplying. Latest tabulations showed four republicans and five democrats might enter the race for his seat. The last to bob up as a possible Contender was former Mayor Charges L. Smith of Seattle. CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS /The United States Civil Service commission has announced open competitive examinations as follows: Assistant petroleum engineer, $2,600 a year, geological survey. Teacher in community school (primary, intermediate, special or opportunity, or one-teacher day), $1,620 a year, Indian Field Service (including Alaska). Statistical analysts (transportation), various grades, $3,200 to $5,600 ft year Bureau of Statistics, and Bureau of Motor carriers, Interstate Commerce commission. Assistant superintendent of brush factory, $3,200 a year, foreman of brush factory, $2,600 a year, United State? penitentiary annex, Fore Leavenworth, Kans. Full information may be obtained from O .K. Gaylor, secretary of Ihe'TJ. B. Civil Service board of examiners, at the post office. *i • : — FAMJLY PRIDES QREGORY, S. D. (/P)—Members of the 1936 Gregory high school graduating class: Mrs. Hannah Jtfyes Psgeler, 43, an all "A" and isg" $titdeht, and her daughter, Vera lise, fourth ranking scholar of the-class.' ice By MARGARET BELL HOUSTON Chapter 24 "COME AT ONCE—" Hope went on: "I wanted to win him, to make him happy. But I couldn't. He was kind to me. He did things for me. gave me things. But it meant nothing. I was like a doll that he dressed up. . .for her to see. He thought she might relent. He hoped for this. And if she hnd. . . " "But he was married to you,'' Dirk reminded her. "I know. Certain words were spoken over us. if you mean that. But how long would they have held if she hnd come to him?" Dirk repressed a smile. The diagnosis was so entirely feminine. "Anyhow," she said, "I could have told Rupert that Elinor would never come. I think maybe he came to know this. But he went on getting pleasure out of showing her he didn't care, out of thinking he hurt her. with me. I was a sort of weapon. Maybe he found he hadn't even hurt her, for she went serenely on and got got married. And that day. . .the day of her wedding. . . he came in my room for the first time, and kissed me. He was drinking, and angry, and I pushed him away." Dirk said, "I don't blame you for that. 1 think any woman would have done the same," "But lie left," she said. "He rode out of town. He felt that no one cared. And aren't there ways and ways of winning a man? Shouldn't u wife take any way she can?" The discussion had become painful to Dirk. He replied. "I thought you had won him. I thought It when I saw your ring." She smiled down ruefully at the chased platinum band. "I'm glad you noticed it," she said "Rupert never has. I bought it myself." Dirk went out on the kitchen- porch to get more wood. The snow had drifted onto the porch, and the wood had almost to be dug out. When he came back into the room Hope had slipped sideways in the chair, her face pressed against the rough hickory arm. She was asleep. He lifted her, limp as a child, and carried her over to' the bunk, spreading as army blanket over her, and her raccoon coat. Then lie mended the fire and lay down on the bunk opposite. Dirk fell asleep and was awakened by a knock on the door. Hope, too, sat upright. It was Sandy, standing in the dawn, beside his sleigh. "We've found him," reported Sandy. "Down at Old Forge, at Steve Clapp's house. He's in bed, sick." Sandy told them more as he drove them toward Old Forge. It had happened the night of the big snow. Rupert had got lost while driving up. In the obscurities of the storm he had turned off the road and had stalled. Then he had got out, searching for help, afoot. "I guess he saw Steve Clapp's light. Anyhow, they found him next morning where he'd stumbled at the gate. The dogs found him. He's still unconscious. Doctor says he's got pneumonia. Clapp heard there was somebody lost around Big Moose, and he phoned over." Clapp's house was a cottage of four rooms. They had given Rupert the best bed, and Mrs. Clapp was taking care of him. Dirk telephoned to New York for two nurses and for Rupert's physician. He said to Hope, "I want you to go home. We've found him now, and we'll take him to Lowrie soon as we can." Dirk saw her to the train, a grave, silent figure bundled in a raccoon coat, a brown antelope beret pulled over her hair. He felt strangely at ease regarding Hope — Hope and her childish secrets. When she had gone, he telephoned Martin to meet her train, telephoned also to Sanford Joris. During the next few days Rupert remained in a coma, his physician and nurses came on from New York, the Clapp home was requisitioned as a hospital, and the Clapps went to stay with neighbors. On Monday Dirk received a telegram. He was in close touch with Sanford and the office, but this was from neither of those sources. It was signed David Logan, and it said, "Come at once." David Logan was one of the watchers at the gate.' The morning train had already gone, so Dirk left Big Moose in his car. Rupert was better that morning, had emerged into consciousness, and the attendants were hopeful. Dirk reached home shortly before dusk. Logan and his companion had not come on. Martin, meeting him in the porte cochere, hailed him as a miracle. "Did they wire you?" asked Martin. "They did. Do you know what it is?" Martin knew. "Will you come up to my room, Mister Dirk? I daren't talk out here." They went up the back-stair to Martin's room. On the way Dirk said, "Mrs. Joris all right?" "No, sir. She's not. She can't leave her room." "Have you called a doctor?'' asked Dirk. She's not as ill as that, sir. But Mary says she looks. . . She won't let anybody in but Mary. Mister Dirk, you may blame me for all this. But you told me to watch. You told me to guard her. I can't help it if she saw me. . if she knows it was me. 1 They were facing each other in Martin's little room on the third floor. Dirk, a thousand apprehension? moving through his mind, could not help observing that Martin himself looked ill. "You'll probably fire me," Mar.- tin said now. "Specially as Logan says. . . But I don't mind being fired if I'm no more use to you. It was like this. With you gone, and Mister Rupert gone, and me, and the rest of the help away up here, I got to thinking. "I thought if anybody was after her it would be a cinch to come then, while you and Mister Rupert were gone. Up here on this floor nobody can hear a thing. "Logan and the other feller. . . I went out and spoke to them about it, told them yovi were away. I wanted one of them to keep the watch inside the house. But they wouldn't do it. Said it was their business to watch the gates; they hadn't received any other instructions. So it seemed my busl- feeling like I did. to stay close to Mrs. Joris, though I hadn't received any such instructions either." "It was your business. We'll take that for granted. What happened?" "Well, I made up my mind to go downstairs and stay in Mister Rupert's room. just be there in case anybody tried anything. I never knew where Mister Rupert kept his gun. . his revolver. Nora told me." Dirk was silent. So far as he knew, Rupert had no revolver, but he did not wish to check Martin's rather halting narrative. "All right," he said. "I went in Mister Rupert's room, and looked In the desk-drawer where Nora said he kept the gun. The giui wasn't In the desk, and I began to look in the other drawers. And then, all at once, I heard a man's voice. It was low now. It had been loud for a minute. 1/oud und kind of mad. 'It was in Mrs. Joris' room. I didn't think a thing but that she was in danger. But the door was locked." 'You tried the door?" asked Dirk, for Martin had stopped. "Yes, sir, I tried it with all my might, pushing against it. I could feel it was a flimsy thing, not ike the other doors. Everything was still while I tried it, and I worried worse than ever. I ran out into the hall, and tried that door. It was locked, too, and felt like the wall itself, and I was Just turning around to go back and smash in the other door, when the one I was trying opened, and Mrs. Joris stood ther. "She had oil a kimono, and the light was on in her room. If there'd been a light before it was very dim, or I'd have seen it under the door. She said, 'What is it, Martin.' I told her I'd heard some body in her room. She said, 'But there is no one here'." Nora pours out her story, tomorrow. RE-PAY DIRT POTSDAM, N. Y. (ff>)—A year ago Leslie Wright of Crary Mills was plowing on the farm of Arthur Martin. When he finished, his billfold and $65 was missing. But now he has it back. The lost money, none the worse for being buried a year, was found by Nelson Pearl while cultivating the same field. ARRIVES IN THE NICV» OF TIMS/I Gulfspray kills flics, mosquitoes, moths, roaches, and other insects. Stainless. 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