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W'pjl'ii1' -lu., imimiww"min
me that I was sriaU and cute. One
day he told me his wife had left him
and asked me if I wouldn't come and
take care of his children under a sal
ary as housekeeper. I needed the
money to discharge pressing debts, so
"I never loved Meeks, I feared him.
to kill you here. I could hide your
body in that cave and no one would
ever know.' He was watching me
closely all the time.
"That terrified me so that I de
cided to leave him. During the night
I tried to steal from the house with
my 6-year-old daughter, but he
Mrs. Rosie Whitlock, After Her Rescue.
ut during the first month Meeks was
&eidom home and I enjoyed my work.
"Then one day we went horseback
riding in the hills. I did not want him
to know that I was afraid of him, but
he could see that I was. In a lonely
s ot he stopped-his horse, and, point
. to a cave said: 'It would be easy
caught us and brought us back.
"He handcuffed me for the first
time that night, threatening to kill
me if I ever tried to run away again.
At first he would allow me to remain
free during the daytime, only shack
ling me at night.
"When he saw that I was thorough-