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Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas · Page 4

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MdM STAR, MOM* A1RANSA8 Atsftt -ruoet: VA/WPPI PD THREE-VVHEELED FORT One way to eliminate cold rain clown (he necks of its IhUK - ||iinu (ljvis|nn Low opC raUn« cost t' -r" ".„«, 'MS«,» why V- ,„-,.„,„,,„ mny rep.,u:o their motor-. cycles wilh j-cootrrs of this type -* COLLISION! — Looks as if the USS Hassayampa is about to net rammed by a INS in of hct- '• self But it' 1 -' l IM. .in accidental trick photo. A Navy photographer was taking aerial views ''of the J'.uilic Fleet Sei\ice Koicc oiler off Pearl Harbor. When he developed his negatives, * he found he had this unusual double exposure, showing two views of the same ship. ; , "And .votive enver soon It' I | "No. bill I know what was on I jit. It blotted on the page next to! \ it. And thats Ihe one he has now. il know he has it. He hasn't had) I time to net rid of it. 1 only found j i it this morning." I i "Where did you find it?" i "In his engagement book." , ; i Aunt Milieent simled a hard | superior adult smile down the ' table at Paul. She said to Kath- onne, her voice evener than it had been, "Did you tear Ihis page out of Paul's book'.'" "Yes, bul— "And you've never seen it?" (5) l?57 by Rmchorl 6, Company, Int. '' "THE STORY: KnUicilne has 'started to hint at the dinner table to Aunt Millicent thnl her stepfa^ier Paul murdered her mother. Puul is at th-' table, listenmo ominously. Distributed by NEA Service, Inc. think killed her' Katernine hesitated for a seei.iul: and then, without looking 11.round over her shoulder, she said in a choked voice, "Paul." i "But that's perfectly ridiculous. I Chapter XI 'von'l let you like thai." ;o on sayms'j,., 'r-|, oso are terrible accusations. "I don't care,' said Katherine J J She turned back to Aunt RIilli stubbornly, "1 kr.ow." Icent and said, "How do joy know j "Darling, listen to me. Paul 'that Mothei just happened t"|] 0 ved your mother. She loved •drown She was, a good swim- . j,j nli \\ c Wlls i,cr husband. Hod . was de.spei uiely ujgen 1 |, t , ^ 10 i;, s ( person on earth to should make hei undei-, w;ilU lu 'h U) -t her" ' ptand that it waf at leas,l posMnle Kalherinc didn't an.-.wi r She Hh'nt'-iher mother had been imu-- ...hook hoi- head "Why. it's simply fantastic: You're a very naughty little girl, and it I wurc Paul I'd certaifily , you mustn't think tilings. She must hnvo got- tpn *-an "atteck of cramps, and- " s£The -muscles m Kathu-ine's be waiting for an apolosy now right SC «*C£(orim?h were ten.se. constricted j «'He was at homo I" """*> ;h,ad'an instant of thinking' ..\ Vo a vi \ mQW that he went uui t'.' she coulrln't breathe, that - m (i 10 ua r—-he drove clear uu the eart would *top beating, and i c . aa;;l •• she blurted out Helplessly, j «<j-j 4t ) 1e didn't He was at 'it .wasn't just rm accident! "home, lie was swimming Oh, .honestly, darling!" l?i'"*i'Jt's 'true. 1 know its true " Hv^'-'All right,' s.aid Aunt Millicent f'\''fJFh.p" harder look had eome back !?'»#round her mouth. "Who do yea; Taylor & Jordon , . 'USED CARS PODY SHOP 215 S, Hazel Phone 7-4022 Taylor - Jphn Pill Jordan Mother was di owned, t uul ho You can't say things like this unless you can prove them." "1 can prove it. But I havont got, the paper." "Then where is it?' "Pnul has it, J left il clown in the boachhouse this morning, and he got it then.' Paul said "Why dont you ask her what she was doing in my beachhouse, anyway?" "1 was looking Tor the other page—the one he m u si have burned. 1 thought it might be in his clothes somewhere. But it wasnl." She fell, hideously, that the hvo of them were closing in on her. None of. this was going the way she had expected it to, Sin; made a valiant effort, and said quickly, dragging the train of thought back where it was sup- fn 1 f fc I . |«« §he figafil Aiiftt Miliiceht SS.^ iftM, "60 oft and eat your iuheri how, darling." •F"aUl was still silent, bfoodlfig, fafflWfly; his dark eyes were Half Closed in thought. The only sotihds i in Ihe room were the noises they j ttindc as they chewed their sand* . wichcS, Ihe crunchhiK of lettuce and Ipnsl, the ihtormitent rtis'.le of Hapklfts. tho clatter ot a khite a plate. came In from the kitchen. She satl. "Well. I've got peach Ide cream and cnke il anybody w.'irils dessert." Aunt iVlitlicent said, "I dori't think I'll have any. fatll shook his hend. Kathcrihc said, "I'll have some ice cream." "Please" "YeS. Plc-nse . . . Amy began gathering up the dishes. Autit JVlillcent said, "Well there's no sign of tho ralil yotl keep predicting, Paul." "No." "Well" — she pushed back her chair — "t guess I'll get undfdscsd and go down for n swim." She stood up. "Arc you coming down, darling" "t might. I don't know." "t just svish that Bunks ami I Piggy were here for you to play i with. They'd be so good for you." I She said to Paul, "Arc you com! ing down" "After a while " Paul got up and followed Aunt Millicent out of the dining room, leaving (Catherine alone at the table to eat her dessert and wonder. When she finished. Kalhcrine slipped back her chair quietly, and crept across to Ihe edge of Ihe Irving room arch, careful to keep Paul from knowing thai she had goltcn cp if he were still in the living room. There was a tall wing chn'.r standing on the opposite side of the fireplace with its back to the dining room — one of. the faw upholstered chairs in the roorn-^- and she ran quickly around behind it. -md got down on her knees there, out of sifht. She. knew thai she was nol really bidden, that she could easily 'be seen from out on the terrace through the windows on each side of the fireplace. But she did not think he would come from cither of Uioso directions. He was, himself. in too great a hurry lo get rid ot the paper. He would take the first opoortunity which seemed at all safe, and would certainly not arrive Iherc by any sort.' of devious route. The rough cords of the caruot cut into her skin, and her glasses had a tendency lo Blidc, clown, hnv nose so that rhc had lo grab them lo keep them from falling off. What would she do now if she lost her glasses : ...And then she heard a sound, She held herself very stiff and still to listen. It was a sound she herself had made in the night, a dim sound, not al all close to her, the sound of a doorknob being slowly turned, and the click of the 'bolt slipping back from the clasp. He had .been waiting after all, and now he was coning out of his room, doesn t want anybody to know I" j (H)SCcl lo bO| ..R Ut ) 1Q ' S . gol the Aunt Millicent straishlcnM ,,.,,,„,. Anr i ,, m -ovns that he was CAFE BREAKFA&T — — 50c — 65c Style Hof Biscuits 3 A, M, t9 & P, M. herself up. and .said in her strictest way, "Puul, is this true' 1 " "Ceitainly not," He spoke indifferently, His expression was almost bored • — almost, but nor quite --it was trying to seem bori>d, but it was .not quite su<.'- ceeclint;. "But he wrote il down in tn>i j engagement book It b.iys it — 2 'o'clock — swimming." "W here is, this engngemen; book" ''In his dresser.' "Well, then, 11 will be perfcctU- easy lo see if—' 1 "Bui thai page is loin out. He paper. And it proves that he was there when 'Mother was drowned." Aunt Millienl gave Paul that halt - sympathetic, half-apologetic smile. "Thats something that's perfectly easy lo cheek, J should think Paul?" He pel his hand in his pocket and began unloading Uic contents on Ihe table. He brought out his billfold, Aunt M'iUtcenl picked it up. opened it, and started going through it. Katherino could see at a glance that tho paper was not \n it. She said, "Maybe its in one of his other pockets," (tore it out so no one could i-oart | • Q t ' he j Kld aU . eady begun to 41. He was afraid that ,f anyone pt)Jl , J1S pockets inside out, All saw u HIB!,. cmiimits still lav on the If BAN'S BAU.ET-BALLROOM cusses lor Tiny Tots! "PR 7,4335 ^ Paul said 't\\-\t em their contents still lay pn the table. There was nothing in i voice, "I didn't touch that page- j If anybody tore it out, it wasn't me. [ think Kathcrine tore it out just so she. could up this whole story." "No, 1 didn't, t didn't! He-' "Tell tho truth!" "I am tolling the truth! Honestly: lie tore it out' himself so that no onp could see It," "And J suppose he burned It then So nobody ever \vill be able to see il. These arc wicked things you're sayiojj jibout Pjuil, I hopo you know th,a.t." "But he did burn H" lrouser tobacco. Unt, except grains of n broken match, nothing in the hip po,eket; nothing in the pocket ot his shirt. Aunt Millicent was saying, "I think we've heard enough about thU." It seemed to her that tho, waiting was interminable; and now, changing mood s, she thought abruptly that any shadow of the ridiculous — of a child's game of hide - and - sek — which might have hung about the affair had been brushed roughly away by the reality of the moment. She hoard her watch ticking on her wrist, and she thought: Maybe ho can hear it, to! And at that very instant, as her 'thoughts had wandered briefly, she heard what she had been 1 waiting foi — the ptriking of a match by the fireplace. It took her completely by surprise. She had had no idea that ho could have gotten there yet; he most not have been moving as cautiously as she had imagined. He must have believed himself quite safe, and have been in a hurry to finish his business before she could get in his way again, She jumped up, landing on her feet, and ran ground the chair. Paul held a lighted match hi one hand; in the other was the paper, unfolded, waiting to be touched to the flame. But he had, not touched it .vet. - >.4H|1 I He looked around as he saw her, holding the burning match steadily so that it svould, not go out. As he sow her, he showed his teeth. j She made a quick lunge for the j paper, but he gayp his short Jaiigh j and held it up' over h,is head, out of her reach. She jumped and caught his arm, trying to drag it down, stretching wildly to reach the paper, but it was still too high. (Tp ge Continued) (Cppyrg'ht 1937 py Rinphart £ Qpmpany, In?.) JH It was inexplainaWp, grown t up behavior again. An4 this UmP >' was tamteci — drawn out ot oven (he curious -phop<?s grovH-up behavior did, sometimes, by the secret imdersUndng be Pepyties Seize Rive r Towbgaf Jrom the United fltgtes marfha|'| offjpe here yesterday tpgk, el^rgp of the towboat Carl p an,d ej|l)l empty bgrges whai] tlie fle'et cd ?( H9iena. Atlantic iflutuaj Co. asked thgt the ]» A tf in conneetipn witU § S^OQO^ GOV. FAUBUS Says ... Full Crew Law Doesn't Hurt Arkansas Vote AGAINST Initiated Act No. 7 •Arkansas Gatttta. Julf 13, 1951 Governor Faubiw signs a full crew petition for S. J, Smith a* fo§4fe* Aik. The Arkansas Committee for Railroad Safety appreciates Governor FautHis* stand against the attempt of outsiders to>*'iise" th« state of Arkansas, The Eastern railroad interests arc trying to btee'd Arkansas of $3,000,000 a year more profits at the expense of safety and service, They will eliminate thousands of jo#s and foree more of owr people to leave the state. They will cause death and injury to Arkansas citizens* These outside interests have callously engaged in a ''brainwashing" campaign, They want to repeal pyr safety |aw^» cause wnem« payment, any ..farce more people to Ifjve Arkansas, , , » And ' will rVdwss the cost of living Vrfrjeishtrates, ' .„ * "~ »•* , ^, -j^ s '. *4i*i?>st* tw-pen • thohg two. That was it! They did ha^ve" o, secrgt under. standing! That was ih? tiling gayo people th.pt ^ort*p( i air wKpn they' Pacl 3114 stood, eaeji v c married people, Per Siisnsg — W§ Install brnationa! Parti MwJf!«» suit district 'Mutual I? raent for &,p<}Q,QvQ s>ays sank h; thp in a towbflnt you're Vj| '}_ wei-p £ isr t-ife oi Car ' «teJ<iibJ;8S

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