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Ptf i Twt H6P t §f AR» H6PI, ARKANSAS 29, 1958 iboltd by NE * Strtlts, IK, SfdRV: kafheriiie Hal f6Uhd a fed leather book * in a drawer IH the room of h«f »Mf)htth«r Paul, th* book Hited what he aid ench day, but tht fsaje deaimg with the dale Whirl Kdlberlhfc'S moth' tr aefcldertUlly drowned while IWlWmlfifl was tom from the - b6ok» Chapter Vfl ftrtthertne looked nf hrr watch. ll'Wtis it quarter past 11. She \taht evrr toward the door uiul opened It. Rex was sitting just • olitsldc, his tongue- hanging out of hfs mouth, waiting for her. She fhotight': It nhyorte had comt> tiloiig afifl scch him sitting tliero, lie would -haVe knosvn that 1 war ih there, Shp war still vciy e\l-i{ed, Rex Wagged his. tail and stood Up. She closed the door to Paul's fbOHi; atltl theh remembered that It had beefi open earlier, and thought that she must be careful to leave everything just us It had • been- 'before. She looed back into the room. The closet door was siaridlng,,w|de open now, and it had- only been open n few Indies before".., She'\v«nt In and closed it most' ol| the way. Everything else senior! to be in plnee. She still had. the'»pa'KO hidden in her hand Rex'was following her around. panting at her heels. She went down the hull to her own room, and closed the door. She though!. Wha,t qould he have written on th,e pag$ that could make him tear • it' put And what did he do with, it on,cc he'd gotten it torn out?. Is it still in that room? No, if-he tore U out and went to that much' trouble, he wouldn't leave JC,Jying around now. Maybe lie's torn,It up, or burned it. If he hns, then I'll never know what was on ItJ^'It must have been something bad, though, something dangerous, something that committed him ^She sat down in a chair by thr> window?." She thought: If he kept that page —. U — svliore would be (ho likeliest p'Uice for him to hide it ,Ifj.l, could only find it, 1 might h!\ve some way to defend myself. He might not dare to do anything to,me as Jong as I had the paper. £h,Q looked about her own room, trying' to imagine w h a r c she woul^ 'Ixidp a piece of paper. Sho could toke the backing off a pic- ture'and put tho paper in, and thei> put the 'backing on again. Or I'll jii.il hnve In fn!<r t!ir risk And n? to awing swfnim.-g with him. i! f find thp pnpi I I can think of some roflStm to tome bnck up to the- hnust: and if I don't find ^t. maybe I'm wrong. WHAT THE STATES WILL 86 VOTING FOR ACROSS THE,NATION she rmild put it insido another bonk whore nn one would be likely to l"«k f»r il. She thought: Will 1 have hi gn through every book in thr lumso in ?cc if he's hidden it in one of the in And then she thought: tint it wouldn't Ir.ke me sis months \( J just happened In hit on the right book. lln'il linve thought of Ihnl in advnnn' Me'rt know thfil J might senreli his room, or even search Ihr whole- house. If he hnsn't rlrstroyi/l it. he's keeping it soln<'pl;irr close to him all the time, lie's ciinying It around ill his psicket She looked down tit the bench ftid Ihe wj'trr ngtiln. nnd saw Paul swimming in Ihr I r o t h y j waves She thought: He w c n I down to Ihe little bathhouse to undress so he could keep an eye on his clothes while he's swimming. Usii-illy he undresses up here nnrl ' just walk-* down in his bnlhing ; suit. It's in his pocket ' She started paring uark and, forth, while Rex laid his Ivod i down on hi." paws for an instant. ' closed his eyes, and then yot uu and bey.in sniffint! n round the room behind her. After a second i he disappeared Into tho closet, end she railed In him absently "Come nut of there ' He cnme. carrying n shoe In his mouth as if it \\ere a puppy. He shoes were his most favorite toys, and at limes were to be found strewn by him conveniently from end to end of the house. She said, "Give il here," jinci bent down and took it out of his mouth. He looked nt her reproachfully as she tossed il back onto the floor of the closet nnd shut the door She hardly noticed what she was doing. She thought: I really might go swmimin;!. He's expecting me. Bui wluii ;ibout going into the water with him She'd be doing just what he wanted her lo do, placing herself squarely in his hands. If I RO down in my clothes, the way he did, and undress there — of course, I'd have to do it in the other dressing room —'but still, if he's in the water 1 might be able to sneak over into his dressing room without being 1 seen. It w.'is the only possible \plan which suggested itself to her. She thought: If he does see me, if he ] catches mo while I'm searching, it will be all up with me. There won't be anything I can do then. Down Iho hnll she hoard Amy straightening up one of Ihe oilier bedrooms. Shp wen! out mlo !",,• hnll and along lo Ihr dooi\v;iy of Paul's room. She thought that she should take ol least such preen i, lions as ?h" was easily able lo. jfiiul she said loudly, trying lo hide I n shake In her voice, lo rr.ask the importance' til what she \\»f nay- ing. "I'm golne swlmrnintt ti"# j Atliy came toward her. her I arms outstretched, saying "Oh. my poor baby My little lambkin . . ." Sho was almost in tears. 1 "It's all riR'il " said Kalherino. 'still in that loud, clear, unnatural Voice. "Don! worry about me Paul's clown (here. He told me U> come down." SlH wanled to add. ! "So if anything happens !o me ' you'll know it war because of him." but Hie didn't fay It Knlhorfne Went to her <i«"i' room, ,-jot her bathing suit, and went lo the windows and pressed the bullon. Chapter VIII She went down the slope of the lawn, peering out against tin- glare of the water to find Paul' he was a little way out from the-j land, still floating and diving. He j square, white box, six feet in saw her as she eol to the beach ] c-ach direction. The door was on When she was within wu-shnt. he! the front facing Ihe water, and called to her, "Are you coming; Ihe walls, instead of being solid, in" i were louvered all around to let HOUSE HOUSE, SENATE. HOUSE, GOVERNOR HOUSE, SENATE, GOVERNOR Jury Alps of North Little ftock LITTLE ROK (A£> — Pulaski County Grend Jury yesterday heard 14 witnesses in art apparent investigation of t'Arf North Little Rock cases one n 512,000 robbery and the other a fatal shooting. The first case involved Hid I lobbety of William fiailey Per 1 guson at his frorlh Little Rock ' home last Dec. 19, Two mcrt at-resled ih othpt 1 states previously were charged in unexpectedly phd found 8ann Itt his hattse as £ guest of his wife. Method ills Open a Two-Day Meet LK-BLfc MOOK (AP) About &00 Ai'kdhSaE Methodists opefi a 2= daj s hibcfihg here yestcrdg^ trt discuss what they Kii^ht do W help fill Ihe "spiritual hunger" of America's 70 fniilioh ntm-ehtifch' goafs. £>n Geol-ge Gallon ol Cfoveldfitli Ohio, addt-essing the Arkahsa3 ConVoCatioh oh Elvahgeltsftl, said "ho ohe" tcchhicJUe is adequate. \V«< must dtteintDl It) find relative the Ferguson holdup. ,, -. . , Extradition has beeh granted | patterns and techhjcjtles tiife bast by Illinois for Charles Jeffefsoh A BIG OFF-YEAR ELECTION—Newsmap above shows what type of election each state ih the United Slates will hold in November. Citizens- of every state will be called on to Tote for members to the House Of Representatives; 33 'stales will elect senators; and 33 will also choose governors. Alaska's election of two senators and one representative is a necessary prelude to its becoming officially the 49lh state. Maine has already elected a senator and governor. "Yes. In just n minute." He dived again, and she came around In front of (ho bni.hhousos. looked at them both appraisinjily, and then wont into thr empty one. But finally, when she had gotten into her bnlhing suit, she could no longer wait. She rupporl the blotted pngo for Monday in her hand, went over to the door, and began very slowly and carefully to open it out. only a millimeter at 11 time, her aim shaking with the tenseness of not jerking the door; and when she had gotten it two or three inches open she looked cautiously oui through the crnck. Paul hud gone much farther nut. and was still swimming | the air blow through. The louver slats slanted down from the in- fide, so that no one could see in, but that from' inside looking down the slant she could sec three or four feel of the sand around th/> building. She straightened up and went over toward the clothes hanging on the door. Something outside the louvers caught her eye, and she stopped and looked out. Rex was standing just outside, watching the building, panting, wagging his tail,, and mailing for her to como out. She hissed at him, "Go away.' Get away from here!" She glanced out through the slanting louvers and did not set? away from her. She could see the i Rex. He must have gone away; back of his dark head i ising and j that was lucky, in any case. She was holding the trousers. She dug her hand into the pockets. She thought: But it's got to be here someplace. It's got to be! But she had looked every place, She turned around, making suro falling in the water with each stroke he took. She darted outside, forcing herself along just as she would have forced herself into a cold shower, pushed the door closed behind her with one hand, raced across the stretch of beach to the other bathhouse, and pulled at the door handle. The dressing room was just like the one she had left, a simple V If ' 11 You, the Merchant... You advertise. Why? To talk with people about your merchandise? To keep your store name before people as a reminder . of your services? To create • store traffic? Whatever your objective, your advertising message must be exposed to a responsive -audience ,to be productive, Our circulation audience? Well, people in our audience pay to get a copy of the paper— that's an indication of voluntary response,, Just how resppnsive are the readers of our paper? Our A,B,G,-audited circulation figure will tell you hew many copies are gold, where they are sold, how much readers pay, and a host of other information* Ask to see a copy of our latest report* that she had searched every conceivable spot and caught sight of her own woebegone, .pulled face in the • little square mrror that hung on the rear wall. Her expression in the reflection was so (bi^tfiod that she c/ould almost smile at it. She did smile experimentally; then she stuck out her tongue at herself; and at that second she though incoherently. The mirror the blot She held it up to the mirror, In Ihe icflection the blot began to corigeal into one word. It was on the line for two o'clock. Then it must hnve been a two-o'clock appointment. That was about the time when her mother had gono swimming. She couldn't q u i t c make out the letters, though. It looked like a capital S. Yes, S., . . . or was it a W? Then there was a smudge; she couldn't make anything out of that, And then another w? Or was it m? And then there was a long smudge, nnd at the end it looked like . . .ng. She looked thoughtfully away from the mirror, and then back to it. What could that spell? 2:00 answer oven before she understood it or admitted it to herself Sw-m-ng. Swimming. Paul had gone swimming at two o'clock on the afternoon her mother Was drowned! But he hadn't gone swimming. He'd been out in the car . most of the afternoon. He'd said so to everyone. But then why had he renlsy been , swimming? Had he been there when her mother Wns drowning? But if he had ... if ho had . . . then . . . Her eyes drifted down to thi louvers. Just outside, not six inches awny on the other side.- stood two long, brown, muscular legs, with black hair twining on thp.m, immobile as the legs of. n statue, the toes dug into the sand, waiting. Waiting and listening to her breathing, to the beating of her heart. He was close enough to her that she could almost ,Ceel his breath on her face. The legs did not move. They just stood there, waiting, waiting. She had walked into a trap. Then, distantly in the back of her. ears, she heard 'something. — Sw-m-ng , , . She knew the'| Her mind had .been wallowing in Hollis, 33, and iby Missouri or John Francis Rifney, 47, but neither has yet beeh relumed to Arkansas, The second case was reffored { lo the Grand Jury by North Little j i Rock Municipal Court, whore Capt. Duane Rosenkjar. 33, of the Little Rock Air Force Base was charged with murder in the death of Leslie B. Qann,34. Gann was killed last May 28 at| the Rosenkjar home. The captain told police that he returned ho:«fe the horrible silence, and something had come through to her. She straightened up a little, let go of the doorknob, and listened intently, trying to isolate what the { sound was. It was very far .away, though the rushing of the waves! it was a very faint hum in the distance. Someone had pushed a button in the house and the long glass panels were sliding open. Someone was coming out onto the terrace. Maybe, it was AunJ Millicent. Maybe she had returned -from town. Maybe she would como down to the.beach. Paul wouldn't dare do anything with someone else around. (To Be Continued) (Copyright 1957 by Rinehart & Company, Inc.) Laymen, he said, hold ythe tb evangelical success. low-fnici TV WITH MOTOROLA OOtDEN OUARANTII Full year guarantee on all tubes and parts, 6 years on Golden Tube Sentry Unit. Use aa stereo speaker. 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