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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1934.
blonder goddess A Wew Serlel Herbert Jensen BTSOPBISt Prank Qrahame. Bil i Lana ton. Janie* Kent, and their war** enemu tfc* high priest of the savaa* Yucatan iungle tribe that has tried to kill oil of them, or* trapped in o iungle valley- The hiah priest is badly injured and helpless. But the rainv season is beginning, and soon th* valley Will be tilled with water Frank plans to float in a balsa-wood iaektt doion an under ground river to the sea. and bring f<* it ha is not drowned. Cbapter 42 THE START “lirlTH lack." repeated Langton. can be back here and get yon oat. With a ship I could fly from tbe coast to bere In twenty SHnotea.** Frank smiled remotely. Turning on bia heel be walked back to tbe aback. His movements thereafter Were methodical. He brought out tbe balsa-wood Jacket, and for the time being, eet It aside. He brought out two coco nut shells, split and pat together again and sealed with pitch. Wltbln them was a quantity of dried meat, matches, and— he entiled at tbe apparent Incongruity of it—tbe matted pad of bis book of traveler's checks. They could be used at the coast—lf ever be got tbere. Tbe two coconut shells be slipped Into a bit of liber netting be bad made for them. Tbls arrangement eould be tied to tbe Jacket float. He pat on tbe crude device that was to keep him afloat—with luck— for tbe eight or ten boars be would be swept through tbe unknown cav ern. Although tbe morning was not warm baads of perspiration gatb ered upon bis taco. It was with a straining effort of Will that ha banished thoughts of the accidents that might happen to him la the darkness. Would the river be like the sur face ones? Would there be water falls. rapids, or Jagged submerged rocks to 'car at him as be paasedf Might not eddies aweep him Into blind pockets where he would thrash his way about until exhaus tion claimed him? He walked down the trail to tha stream’s edge. Langton. straining at tba tying of tha last timbers of the raft, looked up startled. Janice, eoils of fiber tn her bands, ap proached from upstream. Puzzled, ■be looked at tbe crude girth of tbe hales-wood Jacket. Bhe said Jn a curious voice, •Trank, what Is that? What do yon Intend?.. .** “Nothing doing, Frink that’s mg Job,” said Langton quietly. Frank’* voice as be replied was level and brittle. M *** J *‘ ' ' ' “Nothing yon can My—or do. tor that matter—will alter the plan, Billy. This 1* just a job 1 can do better than you can under the clr cumstances. We’ll My no more about It!” Janice made a gesture ot appeal to Langton. Her face was pale be neath its tanned allklness. “What la It Billy? What la be going to dor “He’s going to float down the cav ern to the sea and get help. If a pop bottle made It. so can he, he thinks.” The girl put the palm of her hand to her mouth. Her eye* widened. The coils of fiber over her slim •boulder fell to the ground. “No!” she whispered. “Oh, n0... please!" Frank stepped Into tbe water. His face wm set “Billy,” be began, turn ing to hie friend, “before 1 start, 1 have a few suggestions—” J A NICK splashed Into ths water beside him. Her hands caught him by tbe shoulders and she pulled at him until he faced her. "You’re not ig oI n g!” she ex claimed brMthlessly. “You can’t! Ton shouldn’t!” She tugged at him with little desperate Jerks. “Bither EMIy or 1 must. Please, . Janice. Billy will explain. We haven’t much Ume now, since the rain. I’ve-” “Yon mustn’t . . . tit her 70a or BUI?. What do 70a think 1 amt What do yon think l*d ba It 1 let 7©uT .. Her voice broke on a little note of hysteria. “The raft la nearly ready. Well all go together. Why should one et ua take rtaka tor the others T The raft will support as all—* Gently Freak pat np hit anas and disengaged the girl's hands treat his shoulders. He turned his tace toward Langion. "Bill, it would be n good Mea, 1 think, to make more et these Jack ets to wear on the raft when the water rises. Provide yourself with n stoat rope and n rash for an an chor. And a long rope with n atone to threw to the hank. Toe might get done enough and high enough to roach the ell* tope, ru he hack, rn be all right—* D O r\ STEAMSHIP Cos. m W UNITED states fast JL MAIL ROUTES FOR PORT T AMP A—HAVANA—WEST INDIES Effativ April 27, 1833 L*av Key West for Havana Tuesdays and Fridays 12:16 P. M. Leave Havana for Key West Wedutsday. and Saturdays HI A. M. Leave Key Weat for Pert Tampa Wednesdays and Satur days BJO P. M. Tickets, Kseereatleai aad lafermaHaa at Tkket Offiea aw Oka Daah, These Tt J. H. COSTAR, Agent. The girl waa sobbing against him. She lifted a tear-wet face. "Frank,” ahe cried with choked voice, "FraoW, dear. You said once you love me! As you love me. please don’t go! Billy, stop him!" ‘You don’t know wbat you're say ing.” said Frank gently. "Billy will explain why I’m going—'" T do! 1 do know wbat I’m saying. 1 love you Frank! 1 love you so mucb that I'd—Frank. I’d die if any thing happened. Take me with you! We’ll go together—" Hia heart ached. He blinked bia eyes to clear away tbe mistiness. He was pained that her distress bad brought her to confess a love be believed she did not—could not— feel. He pressed ber gently from him. He backed Into tbe water. Sbe ■trove to follow. Step by step she waded deeper, still facing blm. Over hit shoulder be sent a glance to Langton—a glance both belplesa and full of appeal. Langton hobbled Into tbe water beside them. Gently but with firm ness he took ber by tbe arm. Trance-liko she stared at Frank who backed away toward midstream. Tbe water swirled above bis waist. Janice’s face was dazed; pain showed In ber eyes, but with Lang toq’a band upod ber arm sbe made no move to follow Frank. The water eddied nnder bis crude life-belt. He was floating. Swiftly tbe current caught him. He saw tbe bank and tbe figures of tbe man and girl recede. As tbe darkening shadow of tbe cavern's month fell upon him, be saw Janice turn her bead suddenly and bury her face against the shoulder of ber companion, as If she could not sup port the sight of his disappearance Langton lifted his hand ant dropped it. It was like a salute. BLACKNESS. Impenetrable black ness. The water, gurgling about him, seemed to Frank like a living in visible substance. He waa conscious of a variety of sensations. At one moment he felt that he was sus pended immovable in a void, at an other it seemed that be was being impelled forward in a vacuum—a swift, silent projectile—and must sooner or later crash Into extinc tion. He strove to unclench his aching teeth, to allow tbe nervous rigidity of bis muscles to relax. He won dered it be could bear for several hours tbls vivid expectation of an nihilating Impact. Then suddenly he was curiously aware of a glow about him; It waa at tho level of his shoulders, below him. surrounding blm; but it was ndf above' his head. It came from the water; It was minutes before hie reason Informed him that these were phosphorescent glimmerings tn tbe water. By counting be tried to estimate the time he bad been within the cav ern. Already It seemed hours, but he realized that It was probably ! much less than that He spiMbed his way to tbe right or left until his outstretched band would touch the aids wait He hoped to estimate the speed ot bis drifting by finger-tip contact with the atone. But It -was slimy and chill, foal with a slippery growth that brought to mind the wormy life that lived within the Jungle swamp-bogs. Thereafter he tried to keep In mid stream. The gurgling grew louder, the phosphorescence brightened. Dim ly be cpuld see the tufts and plumes of glowing light as the cur rent splashed and whirled against the dank walls. Suddenly he struck something that gave. Long, fingerlike tendrils raked his face. He cursed his re pugnance and strove to claw away the obstruction. He was held tightly. The current seethed end swirled about him, tugging at him. Automatically he looked upward. A faint gray slit parallel with the current was above him, so close that It seemed he could reach it. Instantly ha raallsed his situa tion. Hare wm a break In the caw era root—the beginning of a cenote —aad the obatrucUon that held him j was a netting of vine# growing over the Up of ths opening down to the water. He thrashed himself loose. The teadrils were gone from about ble taco; the gray silt above disap pearod. Ha wm bagtanlag to fe el chiliad. Long weeks *n the sun had thinned hi* blood. The water la this under ground stream wm touched by the sun only at the Intervals that It ap peared from the caverns. I*l4, h trial Immm) Prank Waste throufb eaeeaw aerit*. tomorrow. Baseball's Little Napoleon —By Pap —— '■ ■■■i ■ —i npiH i, mmmm ———i " —■■■—h Central figure of rpany, of baseball’s most dramatic and exciting episodes dur ing the last four decades. John J. McGraw served the national pastime in many capa cities. Asa player he compiled a lifetime batting average of .334 over 16 active years and stole 443 bases. He starred at third base for the famous Baltimore Orioles before the turn of the century with such immortals as Hughey Jennings, Wilbert Robinson and Willie Keeler. It was as a manager, of course, that he wrote his name most boldly on baseball’s book of all time greats. He managed the New York Giants continuously from 1902 to 1932. winning 10 league pennants and three world championships. Only two of his teams, those of 1915 and 1926, failed to land in the first division. It was McGraw who made “master-minding” virtually a household phrase by his constant and thorough ap plication of psychology and “inside baseball.” KEY WEST TEAM DOWNS PLAYERS FROM WYOMING HARD-FOUGHT GAME OF BASEBALL STAGED YES TERDAY AFTERNOON RE SULTS IN SCOkE OF 8 TO 4* By O. L. MILIAN Bucking up against a strong team selected by Roy Hamlin of the best city baseball players, the mighty Wyoming nine went down to defeat the hands of the Key West Stars by a 4 to 8 score yes terday afternoon at the Navy Field. , With the master of catchers, Cyril Griffin, behind the bat, Joe House, the mighty speed ball tow er, hurled a wonderful game for the locals, letting the Wyoming; club down with five safe- blows, two of which were gotten by frap. poly who hit a double and a triple for the d*y. Casa fanned 11 fdbiV from the’ U. S. battleship. <, The content was ee exciting one with the score being tied up in three different occasions. * The Key Weft team btt>l*e the tie in the eighth round when the ‘‘Couchs” got together and hit the pill freely around the lot to put over four tallies which were three more than needed to sew up the game. i Little Gopher GonMies sprung [ a surprise in the seventh round when he connected with one of Rumblaugh’s fast ones and crack j ed it out to deep center for a hom | er with the score standing four ; three in favor of the visitors. The I local outfielder got a good hand 1 from the big crowd who jammed . the grandstands. There were two ; men down and no one on base at i the time of the four-bagger, j The box scorn*. WYOMING AB R. H. PO A. E. Goan, 3b SI 10 3 1 Mays, 2b 4 0 0 2 3 1 Heitxman, If .. 6 1 0 0 8 0 Frappoly, 2b . 4 1 2 6 4 1 Seheunk, ss.. 311181 Zinnermon, cf 3 0 0 0 0 8 Evans, lb-rf . 4 0 1 9 0 1 Pierson, rf-lb 4 0 0 8 0 0 Rumblaugh, p 3 0 0 1 3 1 Totals— 35 4 5 24 15 6 KEY WEST AB R. H. PO A. E. Acevedo, ss.. 422223 Fruto, If 3 1 0 4 0 0 Cates, Sb 4 110 12 Upe*. rf 4 8 8 1 8 0 Griffin, c 3 8 1 18 1 0 1 Pena. Ib 4 1 8 0 8 1 1 Carboneli, 2b 4 1 1 1 3 1 THE KEY WEST CITIZEn MAN CRAWLS FOUR MILES LEXINGTON, Ky. Joseph Kenning of this city crawled four miles with a broken leg after be ing struck by an auto that failed to stop after hitting him. Gonzalez, cf.. 3 ,2 1 1 0 0 Casa, p 3 0 0 0 4 0 Totals— 32 8 6 27 11 J Score by innings: R. Wyoming 100 002 100— 4 Key West 001 020 14x— 8 Summary: Runs batted in: Seheunk, Evans 2, Frappoly, Acevedo, Gonzalez. Carboneli; two base hits: Frappoly, Gates; three base hits: Evans, Frappoly, Carboneli; home run: Gonzales; stolen bases: Acevedo 2, Gonzalez; double play: Acevedo to Carboneli to Pena; bases on balls: off Rumb laugh 1, off Casa 4; struck out: by Rumhlaugh 7, by Casa 11; hit by pitched ball: by Rumblaugh (Gonzalez); left on bases: Wyom ing 6, Key West 3. CLASSIFIED COLUMN RADIO REPAIRING RADIO REPAIRING. W repair all makes. Guaranteed service, J. L. Stowers Music Cos. febl '• ;• for piifcr* Hfl FOR RENT—Furnished house, all conveniences, |l7 month. Ap ply 1116 Grinneli street. •-* , febß-tf FURNISHED APARTMENT with all modern conveniences. Ap ply at 827 Duval street. febl3-tf ! j REPAIRING ! sewing Machines—We re- ! pair all makes. Guaranteed' service. Singer Machine Agency, j J. L. Stowers Music Company. ; febl! FOR SALE OLD PAPERS FOR SALE. One handle sc. containing 25 old papers. The Citizen Offiee novl 800 SHEETS typewriting paper. Only 50c. Get them at The Artman Press. Phone 51. novl WANTED WANTED— You to know that wei have the right prices on letter-1 beads, envelopes, business cards.: statements and any form of printing. Satisfaction guaran teed. Call 61. The Artman Press. jan7 MISCELLANEOUS 1 AN AUTO STROP RAZOR outfit : given free with each classified 1 advertisement. ASK FOR IT. > mat • McGraw’s belief in thp university of baseball’s appeal was so strong that he, along with the late Charles A. Comiskey of the Chicago White Sox. spent much money taking all-star teams on barnstorming tours of the Orient. Tbe popularity of baseball in Japan today is attributable to the missionary work, of these men, who persisted though the touxs were never financially successful. McGraw also pioneered in intro, during Cuban players to the big leagues and several of his finds made great successes in the majors. Always an aggressive, iron-handed leader and full of administrative ideas, Mc- Graw became part owner in 1919 when he joined with Charles A. Stoneham and Fran cis X. McQuade to purchase the club from Harry N. Hempstead. He served as mana ger under himself, —he was vice-president—up to the spring of 1932, when ill health caused him to turn over the managership to Bill Terry, who by the following fall had made as brilliant a start as his famous predecessor by capturing the league and world titles with a surprising combination of baseball resourcefulness. UNUSED LICENSE DAVENPORT, lowa. Miss Cora Patch of this city, who, with Sirvetus Wilson, applied for a marriage license recently, return ed the license to the office unused, saying she had made a mistake and there would be no wedding. LOOK AT THESE VALUES .IN AA QUALITY TIRES. • 1 -Wy "/ Tire Manufacturer • •V, 4 OTHER SIZES: 1121 < Lfl> W V 4.50x20 *6°° 4.75x19 *6™ LTI K* M 4.50x21 *65 00x19 *722 • L .rW not,"o*d IOQ n, ////£■ * 0 ■LdHHHM Gortrnmtntml (ax or IJKJKmmULUAMBamUmmMIHAiUAiIUMMaiiMMMaHmWmi w a WHY RISK MONEY ON CHEAP, UNSAFE,# ?<.a. . . 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