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OCALA EVENING STAB, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15. 1922
PALATKA-OCALA
BUS LINE
Leave Palalka 8:00 A U.
Arrive Ocala 12:00 M.
Leave Ocala 2:15 P. M.
Arrive Palalka 6:00 P. M.
Ocala Leaving Point, Ocala House
Palatka leaving point, James hotel
Roule via Anthony, Sparr,
CHra, Orange Springs, Ken
wood and Kodman.
C. P. PILLANS, Prop.
Ocala. Fhone 527
Needham Motor Co
PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL
CONTRACTING
General Auto
Repairing
PHONE 252
Sewing Machines Repaired
C. V. Roberts & Co.
FUNERAL DIRECTORS
AND EMBALMERS
Motor Equipment
Residence Phone 305
Office Phone 350, Ocala, Fla.
217 W T'.ro-4f1wav
tt
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L. ALEXANDER
PRACTICAL CONTRACTOR
ANm BUILDER
Careful estimates ?r,aue on all con
tract work. Give? more and better
work for the m;ir,r-y than any other
Dollar Days Sept. 19 and 20.
To help promote good
health see that the articles
you use in your bakings
give you
Food containing gluten
which is vital to your vitality.
Gluten is the soul of flour
the real nutritive element
It is gluten that builds health,
strength, and makes robust children
and Healthy men and women.
Why take a chance on
losing the full value of this
gluten? Good, wholesome bak
ings can be made only from good
materiak no other way so use only
good baking powder and plain flour
for best results.
Don't use substitutes such as
self -rising flour, Cake Mixes,
and Egg Savers (so-called).
The safe course which is
pointed out to the family physi
cian is to recommend pure plain flour
and a baking powder of standard
cjuality, and to be especially watchful
in all cases of malnutrition tobe sure the
diet carries strength giving properties.
For best results use
Calumet Baking
good plain flour.
CLEAN
PAINT
TUNE
IF
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service on your ear. We get it
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OIL GREASE J
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GARAGE
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Phone 258 Night Phone 533
121 West Broadway
Ocala, Florida.
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INSURANCE
Ocala, Florida
ACCIDENT
AUTOMOBILE
UNU) SCHEDULES
Arrival and departure of passenger
ains at OCALA UNION STATION.
The following, schedule figures pub
ished &3 information and not guar
anteed. (Eastern Standard Time)
ATLANTIC COAST LINE R. R.
Leave for Station Arrive from
2:15 am St. Petersburg 2:27 ;.m
2:27 am Jacksonville 2:15 am
1:45 pm Jacksonville 3:24 pm
3:21pm St. Petersburg 1:25 pm
6:15 am Jacksonville 9:00 pm
3:30 pm Homosassa 1:16 pm
7:10 am (p) Wilcox 6:45pm
7:25 am (j) Lakeland 11:03pm
(p) Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
j) Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.
SEABOARD AIR LINE RAILWAY
Leave for Station Arrive from
2:34 am Jacksonville-N'York 1:55 am
1:50 pm Jacksonville 1:15 pm
4:0Gpm Jacksonville 4:06 pm
Tampa-Manatee-1:55
am St. Petersburg 2:34 am
2:55 am N'York-St. Petrsburg 1:35 am
1:55 am Tampa 2:34 am
1:35 pm Tampa-Manatee 1:30 pm
4:05 pm Tampa-St. Petrsburg 4:05 pm
Powder and a
ross-Cut
By
Courtney Ryley
Cooper
Eltutration byR.B.Van Niem
OopTJln toj Uttla, Blows Oo.
CHAPTER XVII.
So this explained, after a fashion,
Harry's disappearance. This re
vealed why the search through the
mountains had failed. This
But Falrchlld suddenly realized that
now was not a time for conjecturing
upon the past. The man on the bed
was unconscious, incapable of helping
himself. Far below, ,a white-haired
woman, her toothless jaws uttering
one weird chant after another, was
digging for him a quicklime grave, in
the insane belief that she was aiding
In accomplishing some miracle of Im
mortality. In time and Fairchlld did
not know how long an ill-visaged,
scar-faced man would return to help
her carry the Inert frame of the un
conscious man below and bury it. Nor
could Fairchlld tell from the conver
sation whether he even intended to
perform the merciful act of killing the
poor, broken being before he covered
It with adds and quick-eating lime in
a grave that soon would remove all
vestige of human Identity forever.
Certainly now was not a time for
thought; it was one for action!
And for caution. Instinct told Fair
child that for the present, at least,
Rodalne must believe that Harry had
escaped unaided. There were too
many other things lh which Robert
felt sure Rodaine had played a part,
too many other mysterious happenings
which must be met and coped with,
before the man of the blue-white scar
could know that finally the underling
was beginning to show fight, that at
last the crushed had begun to rise.
Fairchlld bent and unlaced his shoes,
taking off also the heavy woolen
socks which protected his feet from
the biting cold. Steeling himself to
the ordeal which he must undergo, he
tied the laces together and slung the
footgear over a shoulder. Then he
went to the bed.
As carefully as possible, he wrapped
Harry in the blankets, seeking to pro
tect him in every way against the
cold. With a great effort, he lifted
him, the sick man's frame huddled In
his arms like some gigantic baby, and
started out of the eerie, darkened
house.
The stairs the landing the hall!
Then a query from below :
"Is that you, Roady?"
The breath pulled sharp into Fair
child's lungs. He answered in the
best imitation he could give of the
voice of Squint Rodalne:
"Yes. Go on with your digging,
Honey. I'll be there soon."
"And you'll kiss me?"
"Yes. Just like I kissed you the
night our boy was born."
It was sufficient. The chanting be
gan again, accompanied by the swish
of the spade as it sank into the earth
and the cludding roll of the clods as
they were thrown to one side. Fair
child gained the door. A moment more
and he staggered with his burden into
the protecting darkness of the night.
The snow crept about his ankles,
seeming to freeze them at every
touch, but Falrchlld did not desist. His
original purpose must be carried out
If Rodalne were not to know the ap
pearance that Harry had aroused him
self sufficiently to wrap the blankets
about him and wander off by himself.
And this could be accomplished only
by the pain and cold and torture of a
barefoot trip.
Some way, by shifting the bit; frame
of his unconscious partner now and
then. Fairchild made the trip to the
main road and veered toward the
pumphouse of the Diamond J. mine,
running as It often did without at
tendance while the engineer made a
trip with the electric motor into the
hill. Cautiously he peered through
the windows. No one was there. Be
yond lay warmth and comfort and a
telephone. Fairchlld went within and
placed Harry on the floor. Then he
reached for the phone and called the
hospital.
"Hello!" he announced in a husky,
disguised voice. "This is Jeb Oresharn
of Georgevllle. I've just found a mar
lying by the side of the Diamond J
pumphouse, unconscious, with a big
cut in his head. I've brought him In
side. You'll find him there; I've got
to go on. Looks like he's liable to die
unless you can send the ambulance for
him."
"We'll make it a rush trip." came
the answer, and Fairchild hung up the
phone, to rub his half-frozen, aching
feet a moment, then to reclothe them
in the socks and shoes, watching the
entrance of the Diamond J. tunnel a?
he did so. A long minute then he left
the pumphouse. made a few tracks ir
the snow around the entrance, nnc
walked swiftly down the road. Fiftees
minutes later, from a hiding place at
the side of the Clear creek bridge, he
saw the lights of the ambulance as it
swerved to the pumphouse. Out came
the stretcher. The attendants went in
search of the injured man. When they
j came forth again, they bore the form
of Harry Harkins. and the heart of
Fairchlld began to beat once more
with something resembling regularity.
His partner at least such was his
hope and his prayer was on the way
to aid and to recovery, while Squint
Rodaine would know nothing other
than that he had wandered away!
Grateful, lighter in heart than he had
been for days, Falrchlld plodded along
the road in the tracks of the ambu
lance, as it headed back for town.
The news already had spread by the
time he reached there; news travels
fast in a small mining camp. Fair
Child seSi to (fee hossitaL and to the
iae of tne cot where Harry bad been
tafcen, to find the doctor there before
him, already bandaging the wound on
Harry's head and looking with con
cern now and then at the pupils of
the unconscious man's eyes.
"Are you going to stay here with
Mm? the physician asked.
Tea," Falrchlld said, la spite of
aching fatigue and heavy eyes. The
doctor nodded.
"Good. I don't know whether he's
going to poll through or not Of
"I Don't Know Whether He's Going to
Pull Through or Net."
course, I can't say but it looks to me
from his breathing and his heart ac
tion that he's not suffering as much
from this wound as he is from some
sort of poisoning.
"We've given him apomorphlne and
it should begin to take effect soon.
We're using the batteries too. You
say that you're going to be here?
That's a help. They're shy a nurse on
this floor tonight, and I'm having a
pretty busy time of it. I'm very much
afraid that poor old Judge Richmond's
going to lay down his cross before
morning."
"He's dying?" Fairchild said It with
a clutching sensation at bis throat.
The physician nodded.
"There's hardly a chance for him.'
The physician went, and Fairchild
took his place beside the bed of the
unconscious Harry, his mind divided
between concern for his faithful part
ner and the girl who, some time In
the night, must say good-by forever to
the father she loved.
Judge Richmond was dying. What
would that mean? What effect would
it have upon the engagement of Anita
and the man Fairchlld hoped that she
detested? What then he turned at
the entrance of the interne with the
batteries.
"If you're going to be here all
night," said the white-coated lndi
vldual, "it'll help me out a lot If you'll
use these batteries for me. Put them
on at their full force and apply them
to his cheeks, his hands, his wrists and
the soles of his feet alternately. From
the way he acts, there's some sort of
morphinic poisoning. We cant tell
what it 19 except that it acts like a
narcotic. And about the only way we
can pull him out is with these appli
cations." The Interne turned over the bat
teries and went on about his work,
while Fairchild, hoping with his heart
that he had not placed an Impediment
in the way of Harry's recovery by not
telling what he knew of Crazy Laura
and her concoctions, began his task.
Midnight came and early morning.
With dawn, the figure on the bed
stirred slightly and groaned. Fair
child looked up, to see the doctor Just
entering.
"I think he's regaining conscious
ness." "Goog." The physician brought forth
his hypodermic "That means a bit ol
rest for me. A little shot In the arm,
and he ought to be out of danger in a
few hours."
Falrchlld watched him as he boiled
the needle over the little gas jet at
the head of the cot, then dissolved a
white pellet preparatory to sending a
resuscitory fluid Into Harry's arm.
"You've been to Judge Richmond's?"
he asked at last.
"Yes." Then the doctor stepped
close to the bed. Tve Just closed hia
eyes forever."
Ten minutes later, after another ex
aminatlon of Harry's pupils, he was
gone, a weary, tired figure, stumbling
home to his rest rest that might be
disturbed at any moment the reward
of the physician. As for Falrchlld. h
sat a long time In thought, striving to
find some way to send consolation to
the girl who was grieving now, strug
gling to figure a means of telling ha
that he cared, that he was sorry, and
that his heart hurt too. But there
was none.
Again a moan from the man on the
bed, and at last a slight resistance to
the sting of the batteries. An hour
passed, two; gradually Harry came to
himself, to stare about him In a won
dering, vacant manner and then to
fasten his eyes upon Falrchlld. He
seemed to be struggling for speech, for
co-ordination of idea Finally, after
many minutes
"That's you, Boy?"
"Yes, Harry."
"But where are we?"
"We're in a hospital, and you're
knocked out. Don't you know where
you've been?"
"I don't know anything since I slid
down the wall."
"Since vou what?"
But Harry had lapsed Into semi
consciousness again. Ana it was noi
until late in the night after the rescue,
following a few hours of rest forced
upon him by the interne, that Fair
child once more could converse with
his stricken partner.
"It's something Til "ave to show you
to explain." said Harry. "I can't tell
vou about it. You know where that
little fissure is In the 'anging wall,
away back in the stope?"
"Yes."
"Well, that's it. That's where I got
out."
"But what happened before thatr
(Continued Tomorrow)
If "--0 j)
TUESDAY mi WE
COME IN AND SEE WHAT YOUR DOLLAR WILL BUY
THE VELVET
Is kicking against being raised m a
retail house so to please the chap who
is so rapidly growing we are notify
ing you, our patrons, that after Sep
tember 16th, pints and quarts of ice
cream will be handled only by our
dealers,
Phillips Drug Company,
Harrington Hall Retreat,
T. W. Troxler,
Bitting's Drug Store,
S. W. Sawaya,
N. F. Beshere,
S. G. Beshere.
Butter will be handled only at the
following:
U-Serve Stores,
Farmer's Exchange Store,
Main Street Market,
Cook's Grocery,
Crescent Grocery,
W. E. Roe Grocery',
O. K. Teapot Grocery.
H. W. HELMAN,
Sales Manager
W. R. DALLY,
Manager
NOTICE
We now have CERTO at the U
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