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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 6

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' Fagi Si* HOM ITAIi MOM, AltAMIAI , Sgplemher 24, j»SI by ED LA VANWAY 6 W rt,M l«* to H U V6»»J». faUiW M NtA iwfei U* THE STORY! Lane finds rJ Slierifl ScMarf, an ola i ct-eefiiha up oh hlirt th« corral in Twenty Lans asks Sciislrr: ''Trying lo shoot ms in lh» * bS6k again?" Chaplef XV , SchniT pushed his hands \vcil hWny from the iwm guns on his thighs. ''1 cainu filter n horse. I Hklli I cvc-n know .vim wcru here " "Some day," Lane snid, "I'M KoiHt; to cntcli you withoul that Ulv badge nnd KIVC jou w;».ii i'cm'fu nsktiiM lor." ' Thick lower up surging Iruin Ihd Weight of his imperial board, iacharr slared muiuvoicuiiy. ' Bou- :caiilt and Yimiuso will take car« of yoii, Lnnu " ''When 1 leave (Ills rniiue, you'll be six /eel under " * : ''On second Ihimuht," the deputy sttld, "you won t e\ur k-avt> ftlils range. It's lo Jntc now." He kept sUinng, ntvcl ucjjtm backing nwuy Pulling scvuial JiiUstniigs belween himself ,uia Lane, he tin nt d around nnd "stnlkcd toward tlie wale. . AVell, the bud blood between himself and Schnrr was an old filling. Regardless of the ranijc 'they rode, they would be enemies, but neither had a desire to liasieu the showdown that wo'ilcl Ictive "one or perhaps both of them dead. 'Lane round the Four - Arrow work polling as the weeks passed. fMbstly it was becuusu he couldn't understand Inna. (tDuring the weeks of catching ; mustangs and biealunt; them to '- saddle, there'd heen no further raids by the squatters: yet Lane personally wat> now more wui-.v u£ the hocnum (him uvur. Nclu "jSorcnscn had died of Ins \\ouncl, /and he had died without telling 'his father the tiutli When Doc 'tor Brewer attempted to o.xpJiiui, *lhe Cider Sorensen sjicl snvojjo; ly, "Don't talk to me about thai isunman!" ant ' stalked off Su how Lane knew lie laced a show- v .clown with two men on this, rang" who wanted his life—Louis. Scharr " -and Thrus Sorcnsen. Day by day the sra»s. Ljrew • taller, the wind dnei and thu sunshine hotter, and each day > Dial pasted brought Irnu's wed• jdinR one day closer, adding lo "Lane's discontent, K v e r y day found him with Die luuiidup wag"on, -3'hbre were kits 1 of mavericks. Lane was surprised at this; yet ' at the same time it w.is evidence that Irma was right about Murdo ' Mitchell. The Quarler - Circle M ' owner wasn't in on the schcmo •", to t beat down the price of the i'neighboring r.men, because it took / cowhand work to cripple a ranen V-by rustling its stock. Murdo wasn't guilty and neither woiv. '' Jess 1 Doucault and the Quarter \ Circle M crew, as for as rustling was concerned. .<•/ Lane decided that Ellis Oriippi was playing 4 lone hand - with the moral support of Mm do Mitchell's wife. ruling end man on a Lune was circle out mornrig, hflifi/.fi sninll 'bunch of longhoriis ahead of him to Ihe culling grounds, when n rider topped out on a hogback south of him, signaling With uplifted somer-cro. The rider was Joa<|uin Verdugo. Vei'dugii waf riding •' pin'--" 1 - Angling down the slope, lie c.mtercd toward Lane. He bi ought the horse to » trot and then to a walk saying, "Buenos diau, S c tl 'J r Lane " Ltine said. "Howdy, Verdugo, and watched the Me.xiea.1 With narrowed eyes. JU'ining in, the vaqueru said, "You 'ave seen the Suliorii Mitchell, no" Lane .shook his liea'l. Vi'i-fhigu sciuiiinod in the saddle, looking away. He seemed to be interested in » IHUVK skimming the timbered foothills of Lame Steer Muiinlnm. Finally he faced around and .said. "I am i.ot one to carry a grudge, senor." "I'm not either." "Then, senor — Verdugn put his gaze on the haft of the weapon that showed against .Lanes spotted vest — "do me the favor of returning my knife." Without hesitation,' L a n c uu- buckJed his belt and removed the sheathed blade. He tossed both seabbard and knife to the van- quero. "D c |' u t y Sehurr almost got you hurt that night. You shouldn't have listened to him, Joat|iiin." Verdugo's white teeth showed. •»Ks verclad. senor." Lifting his hand in salute, still showing his teeth, he reined his pinto around and raced back up the slope. Verdugo had got his knife iback and held onto his pride, Lane thought. At least no one had seen him begging Lane for the weapon. Lane rode on down the draw, pushing ahead of him the longhorns that had stopped to tongue bunches of grass. 'Reaching the level ground presently, he choused the critters toward the cutting grounds near the .center of the ll'at, adding more dust l.o tluil raised toy the bunches ahead of him. When hod thrown his galhci in with the others, he headed' for the wagon. It was right at noon, a blistering hot noon, with a pall of dust hanging over everything. Verdugo had asked U Lane Vuu .seen Mrs. M'Uehell. Well, Karen, Lane assumed, was at the Four- Arrow ranch house, helping Irma get ready for her wedding, and as sister of the groom, helping serve as hostess to the guests Wtsfrtrn lltefrie Strika Authdfiiri NEW VOftP (AP)->Mtftfe€H 6f tho Communication's WoHMHi t>{ America (AFLCJO) Were atithof" ized loday to strike 'in a SohlratH dispute involving 16,400 Wcslerii Electric Co. installed in 44 Stales. Joseph E. D"uhho, the Union's chief negotiator, said the union's Executive Board authored Uic strike, the union's president, i seph A Beirhe, .is empowered Id l a lime fof' Ihe start, of a slrike. Dunne said he did hot know when a date would be set. Negotiations belweeh, the union and the company bfokc off" lail Friday at the end of. a 30-day bar» gaining period; The tulks were held under a reopening claU.V ih a two-year contract that runs lo Sept. 15, 1950. Discussed wci-o wogcs, transfer allowances ajid vocations, Current wage scales rangt from $1.45 lo $2,02 hourly. Before negotiations collapsed, the union demands were an uvcrag* increase ot 13 cents an lioul-. The company said its final proposal was an Increase of five lo eight cents hourly fo rlnslallers and $1 50 to $2 weekly for job clerks. The workers involved arc cm- ployed in every state cxccpl Maine, New Hampshire, Vcrmotil and Montana. Telephone Firm Asks Rote Increose LITTLE ROCK (API—The Gen oral Telephone Co. today asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission for authority to Increase its rates $-122,000 annually. The firm, wllh headquarters In San Angola, Tex,, operates exchanges in 11 Arkansas cities — Augusta, Blevins, ; Cotton Plant, iMarvell, McCrory, PrescoU, Taylor, Tcxarkana, Waldo, Waterloo and Wheatlcy In its application, General sai< it earned less last year than the fc per cent return traditionally al lowed utilities in Arkansas. It listed revenues on its Arkansas, prop crties last year* as 61,780,870 and net operating income as $238,000 The new rates would be from $8.50 to $15 a month for city busi ness service and from $4.50 to $6,50 for one - party residence phones. Rural bu sin e s s rates would range jrom $8 lo • $9, anc rural residence from $3.50 lo $5.50. from Twenty Springs, The ceremony was set for tomorrow noon, but the celebration would start to day. This afternoon Pedro .Rodriguez was overseeing the barbecuing of a steer, while G e or g e Fincwalt was rounding up, the music fpr tonight's dance,' L a rfc gliwmily reflected that t h i n g s would 'be different ,'on-the'Fo ur Arrow after Irma was marreid. (To Be Continued) (Distributed' by NEA Service, Inc.) ?v HERBERT BURNS I here's no , substitute for clothing know-how -» t * when planning wardrobe, Ypur own the experience of sales jtiff you et gin your planning with tHf • Russian Form Is Actually a Huge Factory By BtVfiRLV WMtteH f6f The AS46cUt«d They call il a farm. But It Isn't. il is really a gigantic factory in Which workers afo cottljhually houndod lo mdcl American proditclioh slandards. More lhan 18,000 people work on A huge, 32,000-acfe /aclory- farrn easl of Stalingrad lhat 1 vis- lcd as a member of the U.S.- tf.S.SR student exchange pro- grain Their big objective, Ihe director said, Is to have each Russian produce more lhan the average individual American farmer "We have lo look al the United States in this field and we have lo take Ihcm on," he said, "By means of peaceful competition, we want to achieve the level of American agricultural production and Ihcn ovcrlako Ihis level." "But," 1 asked, "whal will you do with the surpluses afler ovcr> lakjng the U.S. farmer?" The director laughed, "Ask Ihe minister of agriculture," he replied. Workers live in five haphazard litllc commUnllies on the farm, moslly in four - room homes of wood or peeling stucco owned by the government. About 10 per cent live in state-owned apartment houses. Kaskalcn is one of the communi-jj ties — a listless lown where a whiten slucco Palace of Culture for night-j ly movies and dances is still un-| dor .construction. There are noj churches, < An Aqua Volga, resembling a 1955 Ford, rolled down the asphalt main street.' But just outside 'Jie village, small donkey carts carried dusty men over dusty roads. Women with smiling Oriental faces brought quart tins to the shops for their daily supply of milk. The state owns the farm and pays the workers' wages. The farm mcts the production quotas set by the stale and sells any surplus to the state. (Each farmer' has three quarters of an acre which the stale lets him . culttbatc as ht pleases. Each farmer also has permission tt raise, a few cattle, Otherwise, they are the humai tools Who opcrnlc the state's trae tors,, combines and other machin cry for the benefit of the state, There are 3,500 unskilled workers who cultivate . the corn, hai- vest the grain, hoc t % he 3,000 acre; of garden crops ond'plant the sugar bets on this one farm. The),' also tend the dairy cows, goat},horses, pigs — and 300 camels. ••The farm has more than 6,000 children who atlend various schools and Ihe agricultural insti- tulc, Before leaving,, the-dircctor took us to the four-room, crumbling stucco homo of a farm mechanic —described as "one of the professional people" — and his wife and three daughters, We entered a reception room where a rubber plant filled about S fourth of the space. There was also a settee covered with white muslin, a chiffonier, a short-wave radio and a vase of artificial flow ors, A rubber doll sat on the cardboard bed in the corner, The svalls were decorated by a clock, u barometer and a painting of a watyi 1 ' mejon done by the housewife, Tho kitchen was about 9 'by 15 feel, An aluminum pot was boj|- ing on the single»burner, cjpetrlc hotplate, There was a whitewashed iron slove ^aboul four feet high and an enamel sink two foot' wide with a single cold water lap, There was also a low cupboard with peeling wine-golored paint and a worn wine ojlclolh, There were no windows, The parenls slept in a single« sized iron bed covered with a laoo bedspread and neecjlepoinl pb> lows, A foojroperated traad.!e4ypo' sewing machine stood near tbt> window, 4Smbroidcre4 samplers; decorated the walls. 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