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IT WAS at the and of chat sama
4UM that Uarcta aaid to Han me.
T*a why dance, i d Mire to knowr
"Wak. may. baby, you don’t aeem
t» mill •* da anythin* that's aactt
io«. Want to look at the tnooor
“What could be arorsaT" ahe d<-
pi* red.
“Daacta* with me. I suppoaa Say.
1 must h* a Sat lira to you. the army
y*u act Come, let’s **t sociable
Mow about a little drinks
“Tou know my sentiments. TJje.v
havens changed since I danced with
you. Even tbat couldn’t chance
them. Oet yourself one If you need
It. and bring me tomato Juice. Why
dea l yoa Introduce me to some of
your friends?”
“They're not my friends.* he
Shrugged. They Just come here be
cauee I have a swanky place and
ahrve free drink*.”
"Why da men ret cynical when
they ret money?” Marcia Inquired.
“Can't help It. the world betnr what
It la.” Bennie replied caustically. ,
Marcta did meet some of the guests. |
and danced with several of the men. ‘
but there was no one who Interested
her particularly. As she confided to
Connie when they were back In her
room, dtarusslng the evenlnr. “It war ;
a complete flop for me. I wouldn’t i
have a man Ilka that Bennie Col
man. If ha bad two pent-houses on |
dHTerant roofs and not even tele
phone connections between them. DM
you have a rood time, honey ?”
Connie's expression betrayed her
words before ahe apoka “I never.,
was so happy In my llfa But hn '.
sorry. Marcta—about Mr Du Mott.'
abe apologised.
“Why. yon dear child. As If I cared I
a whoop about DuMottl He lost In
terests me because he la the preelder i
mt the Ann aad aIL I like being wit “ ,
him. es course, but if you wsnt h!"
—go to It. Did he a«k vow for ip ;
other date?”
Connie flushed and laughed. “Yea
bp wanted to take me to dinner to
morrow sight. But ( told him that
ws were going to meet your sister:
aa be said to mnke it the next eve
ning and make It a party for Vivian,
and 1 told him I’d ask you."
“Sura that’ll be grand for VL But.
child, that means you will have to get
some more togs. If you are going to
step out with Percy DuMott. Thnt
man Is a Santa Claus when It comes
to new clothes. It takes more than
one dress to make a romance with a
man like that, just as It takes more
thaa car vwaßow to make a sum
mer. Remember how our copy books
impressed that upon ua when we were
kids? Anyway, yon had batter hold
a conference with your mother, and
decide If the family resources will
stand the strain of another run. And.
Connie. I know just the thing Re
member that pink satin thing—suave
and sttnky* Not so striking as the
rod yon wore tonight, but you know
that *o mnke a man propose you
should wear pink. If *t is becoming
to you '
“But I don’t want him —to proonr**
At W-uet. not yet.” Connie objected.
“Hm! Well, if I know Percy Du-
Mott, he won’t stall around long He «
been stalling with girl? for qurte t
saw years, but that’s because no one
could And the way to his heart. I
th nk perhaps you have If m» right,
and you are agreeable. I think yen
will he Mrs Percy DuMott before I
Ivuve this city "
Connie protested. “But how shout I
) know that soon. If I want to mint
51m ■*“
“Cant tell you. honey. That
something no one caa tell you
might know the symptoms If Td ev
felt ’hat way myselt But I haven’’
•he sighed “What do you say v
pet m the feathers now far whs l -
left of the night, and leave this al -
Importanl question on the table until
the dawn of another day?”
Connie was contrite "I’m sorrv.
'I d' la I’m sc excited I could talk
nieht.“
’’ut »hee t u v• *r» vork llwv 1
BIG SISTER— Oh, Donnie! How Could You? By LES FORGRAVE
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V »*>l« l« hum *i»e»- warning of tha approaching ******* train.
lumviriviw, iun.j wainvu. "Not mul
you’d care If you lost your pin-money
Job, sow that you are about to marry
tha president of the company,” she
idded Slyly
• • •
Ted uad driven Vivian to Spring
:‘. -ld that night to board her train,
« Inch did not paas through Mltchel
’ id. Returning home, he was mus
es upon the fact tbat be had given
uoth Marcta and Vivian their send
off Into the world—and b« was still In
Mitchelfleld plodding away. Ha was
lonely—even more lonely since Viv
ian’s departure; To him. Vivian wax
Just a nice kid sister, but she had
been a comfort, when he hadn’t Mar
cia. Sharing her tragedy had made
them closer, too. in sympathy But
he waa glad that VI was getting away
for a change. She needed to escape
from everything, even herself; and
she might da that. too. by going
away.
Ted waa planning to buy an In
terest in the business, which wonld
afford him an added incentive to keep
going. He needed some stimulus,
and Miller needed extra cash, with so
many acccuntx standing out. If Mar
cia were still at home, be would be
tempted to Invest some money la a
new dosed car for the winter, but
this little trap was good enough for
him to run around In alone—as long
as it would go
As If the mechanism mocked his
decision, the car slowed to a stop al
most instantly. Ted moved levers
and turned connections, but there
wa* no response He glanced around
to see where he was. for he had been
engrossed in his thoughts ax he drove
along. Just before him wax the
raised approach of the railroad cross
ing which the highway crossed
diarenally shout two miles out of
Mitchelfleld. He was grateful to be
so near home. And also for having
-topoed when he had.
“Good thing I didn't get np on that
crossing and stall." he told himself.
“That eastbound flyer Is about due.
loo—same train Gilmore was on
when—” Ted always stopped sorrow
fully when be reached that point.
How a fellow like that could meet
such a fate and he be spared, wax a
mystery to him. In away, he had
b*»en more implicated In the affair
than Gilmore waa Os course, he was
Innocent enough—but Gilmore had
been serving humanity—queer, they
never had found the evidence to con
vict the murderer—
Ted had raised the hood and was
'•spectlnc various r»nrts -if »he *«r as
HENDERSON, (N. C H f ®AILY DISPATCH' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1882 1
ne aoliloquisea Tnen. no discovered
tha source of tb* trouble—a broken
gasoline lino just where It connected
with tha vacuum tank. Ha rummaged
through his tool kit and pockets for
a piece of packing. He reflected that
at most any other time be would
have It with him. but bla search pro
duced nothing. Ted looked around,
speculatively. A railroad right-of
way promised to yield moat anything
of that nature, and he would also
need a can or some kind of-receptacle
to drain off enough gasoline to refill
the vacuum tank when be had
mended the feed line: so be walked
up the road and turned In along the
tracks, searching the cindered spare
with the aid of a flashlight.
He had walked some distance, when
the rails began to hum faintly their
wajrnlng of an approaching train that
traveled with great speed. Presently,
the powerful headlight of the locomo
tive flung Us glaring light Into his
fac*. and grew swiftly brighter,
blinding. Ted moved over Into the
grass at the side of the tracks, stand
ing by to watch the train paaa It
fascinated him. like a dragon mon
ster that waa emerging from another
world, and bore down upon him re
lentlessly.
There were three long shrill
whistles of warning for the crossing.
They were repeated. The signal bell
at the crossing began to clang In
cessantly. and two horizontal red
lights at the side of the highway
blinked ominously. With a crash
and grind and roar, the locomotive
dashed past Ted and the lorg train
of cars followed with hissing, click
ing wheels and blurring fleshes of
light that ran across the vision Ilk*
the lights flashing across an adver
tising signboard. In a moment, only
the red tall light on the last car waa
receding Into the distance, and Ted
turned away to resume his search.
He thought, wistfully, that It waa
no wonder Marcia had wanted to dash
away like that Into adventure. Just
to watch a train like that go by gave
you a queei feeling of restlessness
and longing sot something you did
not have—
Hla foot struck something In the
tangle of dried grass and vines. and
he would have passed by without
looking to see what it was. but the
train or his thoughts waa Interrupted
hy the realization that the object felt
flat under his foot. Pushing the graaa
aside, be focused the flash on the
spot—and uttered a sharp exclama
tion at what he aw there
•TO p** mvTi\Tpn
JOSEPH S. ROYSTER
DIES AT ABE OF 69
Former Sheriff of Vance
County Pane* After
Illness of Week
HAD A HEART ATTACK
No Arrangements for Funeral Mad*
Tha Afternoon; Was Prominent
In Baptist Church, Deacon
Fur Many Yean
Joseph S. Royster. 69, four times
sheriff of Vance county, died at 2:19
o'clock this afternoon at his home on
East Montgomery street after an IIP
ness of less than a week from a heart
ailment. He had been critically ill
for several days.
Funeral services had not been ar
ranged this afternoon, but it was
thought the final rites would be held
on Saturday.
Sheriff Royster is survived by his
wife and the following children: Miss
Esther Royster, of Asbury Park, N.
J.; Willard S. Royster and T. Benton
Royster, both of Durham; Mrs. L. H.
Burnett, of Danville. Va.; J'»hn L.
Royster. Henderson; George Durward
Royster. Tarrytown. N. Y„ and Miss
Annie Laurie Royster, a student at
North Carolina College for Women in
Greensboro. One sister, Mrs. Lex Nor
wood, of near this city also survives.
Sheriff Royster, as he was familiar
ly known to the community, was bon
in Granville county, near Stovall, I
TtF. 0 . ..'..1 L
/KO.SIREE —' DIDNtV ' S\
F / THAT FRESH AUTOMOBU.E SALESMAN
‘ ITW mW HOOTSTOWN HAD "THE PAPEffc^
_ ALREADY “TO WHELM ""KIDDER*
, > XI \J i J!s' Benson showed htm the
\'s '**** HE ~ To TfSADE JN- ,
i93a leg w. stami-b/ csfi-rdM- os - i 8 ■ 3 z.'
March 8. 1868, but for many years
had lived in Henderson. He was
prominently identified with the First
Baptist cfeuroh, where he had been
a member of the board of deaeoas for
many years. He was greatly beloved
by all who knew him, aad was known
to most citizens of Henderson and
Vance county.
The deeeaeed was four times elected
sheriff of Vance county for two years
each, making a total of eight years he
held the office, retiring voluntarily
some 12 or 13 years ego. He had not
held political office since that time,
though. taking a keen Interest in po
litical affairs.
Sheriff Royster suffered c heart
attack last Friday, and * - • : me
diately ordered to 1 by HI; ’:y
sician. His condi*k'n haO ’icon xc.tous
since the first attack, and for the
past few day.; hu J been critical. V’ ~c
the nature of his illness was more or
less generally known, his death came
as a distinct shock to the community,
where the news spread rapidly and
Wife Ptewrvers
Every dress has Its belt nowadays
Sometimes the belt for the par
ticular drees Is missing. To remedy
this an extra tie rack placed In tha
clothes closet and need anly tor
belts is belpfuL
was met with universal expression of
regret.
The death of Sheriff Royster follow
ed ctoeeH that of the late Judge
Thomas M Pt« man. who died Mon
day of last *eek and jas buried two
days later Sheriff Royster was an
honorary prilbe re. ,t that funeral,
and iPht '*o d j- afterwards was
stricken with t is last illness. The two
men were deacons of the First Baptist
church and intimate friends over a
long period of years.
NOTICE OF SALE OF REAL
ESTATE
UnJ.r and by virtue of authority
I . erteU in a certain deed of trust exe
-1 t. tod and delivered to me on the Ist
1 day of T uly, 1926 by W. S. Hunt and
wifi, inaggie D. Hunt, duly recorded
in book 140, page 122, Register’s Office
of Vance County, N. C., default hav
ing been made in the payment there
in secured and at the request of the
holders of same. I shall sell, to the
highest bidder for cash, at the Court
House Door in Henderson, N. C., on
Monday, Marcn 7, 1932, at twelve
o’clock. M., ihe following deecribebd
real estate:
Beginning at a stone, WilUs Rogers
corner In C. J. Bobbitt's line; run
thence along said line S. 1-2 W 4.44
chains to a large poplar marked F. &
A. thence S. 1 1-4 W 27.9 chains to a
stone, corner of lot No 3 in Willis
Rogers line; thence along the line of
Jot No. 3 W. 27-25 chains to a stone;
thence along the line of lot No. 3.
Wm. Breedlove and J. H. Davis, N.
2 1-2 E. 33 KK chains to a stone and
dogwood pointers; thence along J. H
Davie and C. J. Bobbttt line S. 86 1-4
E. 26.75 chains to the beginning con
taining 89 acres, more or b-ss.
This February 4, 1932.
AL. B. WESTER, Triirteo.
D**patch "
WANT ADS
6®R Results
wm
apartment. M
A**• ue. For partlcui»~
»«"■ Goode *»*,.
COME TO US FOR ~
bad cloth 1 3-4 and 2 t b PU * N ‘ 7
W. D. Massee. p ' r >' ar «
FOR rW eu
menl, steam heated. ( RT
floors, five closets,
frlgidaire, steam hea’ed •, r"
phone 868-W. " ( ±u
LADIES-ASK to SEE THE
Jasmine face powder. wlh
creams free. Low prices on h
hold drugs, toiletries, slavery Tj'
ing our b:rthday sale the
February. Pnrker’s Dr Uf r So
Th« R„xall Su.rp, VS.';
VISIT “THS PLACE OF VALL’P '
for ceiling, flooring, s jd. n * ‘
windows, asphalt or pine
roll roofing. VV era,,
roofing, br.ck. lime, ami
Alex S. Watkins. T.
DON’T FO RG R
birthday sale the montili of Fibruarv
Big savings for you. 25c D r WV• •
tookh parte 14c. 50c Phillip*
34c. Profits sacrificed
200 items. Parker’s Dru K Tor?
The Rcxall Store. IC-is-^
WASH DRESSES FOR~~FPJDAY
and Saturday 31.00 values r., r 6*
W D. Maasce. unj/
WHEN YOUWANT COAL
consider quality, service
and price. We have all
kinds. Hight’s Coal ami
Wood Yard. Phone 158.
eod-tf.
FOR KENT FOUR ROOM COTTACK
with bath on half acre lot <i n Ox
ford Road. 515.00 per month. Aj.
ply to Palterson-Carter, Inc. &ts
FOR RENT-BUILDING ON COURT
street, 7 room house on winder
street, second floor and rear d
bu KUng corner of Gamm and
Orange etreeta. 6 room duple*
apartment Burwell Avenue. 6 room
Duplex apartment Walnut sireei. r.
room house Mitchell stree*. 7 roam
house Charles street, 5 room fur
nished apartment modern conven
iences Charles ftrert, 5 room house
Chavasse avenue. Apply Ti-ust De
parUneot Citizens Bank and Tru*
Co. 18 20 23 25 27
FOR RENT TWO OR THREE
nicely furnished connectine room
adjoining bath first floor. Every
thing furnished, kltrhfiie te has ‘ink
and gna mnge Installed. Garape
free. Phone 642-J 566 Rowland
Street. 18-211.
A LITTLE PEPSO-GINGER WIU.
end your indigestion, or your drug
gist will refund your money. 16-Sto
tADIO TROUBLES DIAONOSED AND
quickly corrected. We give faciat
service using newest end n»n mod
*n equipment. Pert* W all radio*.
Mixon Jewelry Co. 14-ts.
PHONE 29 FOR COAL
and Wood. We have the
following grades an d
sizes: Pocahontas or New
River Egg Stove and nut,
Pocahontas or New River
R 0 M. 50 per cent Jump,
splint lump. and egg.
Prompt Service a id Satis
faction guaranteed. S. H.
Watkins Coal and Wood.
Tues-Thurs.-Sat ts.
O AND H PRODUCE CO. WYCHK
Otreet going wild on price. Now i*
the time to buy fruit. Just receive 1
truck load fancy apples 1n barr*!-
and baskets. Ladies and gi-ntl*wr
keep coming Mr. Powell and 1 lik*
to see your smiling faces each day
We are the first fruit dealer.- of th
- that ever did business in V ,m
town. Let uu do business wi:h •>
smile. Keep the old dealer mov.nu
so they can't go down. As the new
truck hums the fresh fruit com*-'
i We ride and ride ’til we think w*
I are d»mh but the good old oianr 1,
• and grape fruit must come. Mi
[ Roger J. Powell went to Florida
IkU trip. ProraMeed me before h<*
I*ll that he wouldnY take a nip
O—ktieii, we are not trying to ■''W
fruit atanda all up and down th
street. We are doing business *
the same old stand. Re!ad an-
Wholesale. E. L. Breedlove 18-I*'
FOR SALE WHITE "SECOND
abasia, letterhead size, cut from good
Mm stock. 60c per thouaand. latf*
quantities at lower prices.
son Dally Dispatch. *
NOTICE OF SALE OF At To*°
BILE SEIZED IN THE ACT <>*
TRANSPORTING Will***'
Notice is hereby given that rJIP u "
deretgned sheriff of Vance County. .
authority of law. will on the "th da,
of March l»i2. at the courthouse d" 1 "
In Henderson. N. C. at 12 o ci«ck <>■
said day. offer for sale by pubiic -
Uon for cash, one Chevrolei ro
automohile. Mol or number -2f»-
model 192*.
This car was taken from the F*
seasioh of C. C. Bowden while :n
ant of transporting whiskey, and
judgment the recorders court of \
County, said car has been ordered
(Masted And sold.
This 18th day of February. !»»•
J. E. HAMLETT
Sheriff of Vance Cou»*-

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