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Orasiohal Wife CHAWEK 1« AVIS WAS In her element. Um fig ure 9t attention In the malt' room filled with gueata. eager to eee Peter's entry for the exhibit • Peter stood beside her, handsome and debonair, happy that his work was finished ftno well done. Camilla was a speo- V- 'or; In fast, she stood the farthest (rum the center of Interest, which was the veiled statue. Avis spoke brilliantly, Impressive ly: of her pride In Peter and his work, her hopes for his success, and vouchsafed for the good wishes of these friends of his who were hon ored to be present at the christening of hts first great work. Camillas e>es traveled from her Il lumined face to the modeled group in the window alcove which had been Peter s first gift to her. Nothing he ever might produce could be more precious to her. and spe doubted If anything coulJ bo much better. She actually btlieved that It was a better Piece of w ork than the uew •■lnspira tion.'' but conceded that the latter Would probably qualify better as an exhib.t entry. Peter had caught the spirit of the tiling so admirably tn that group, perhaps because It had bewo Inspired by his new love for We and her staunch defense of his ancestry. Avis concluded. “And It has been my great privilege and honor to give the name to this marvelous piece of art, which l have called ’lnspira tion.' " With a dramatic gesture she drew the veil from the figure and stood asiuc. Followed exclamations and compliments. Peter surrounded by the ebullient guests Even the title was praised, pronounced perfect by fluttering critics who gave little thought »it her to Its significance ..r ci iginalitv. Avis sought and drew approbation like a magnet. It might not be sin- Ceie. tut it served her purpose of the moment. Platitudes and trite phrases pattered about like hailstones t-uu melted a« inconsequentially. No cue cared particularly about the merits of the sculptured figure, the pertinence of its title or Hie success of Its creator. They were much more latent ti|von the hilarity which this otiasion afforded th< in and thg liquid refreshments which awaited them across the hall. There w _,s no time lost when they , Arrived here. Cocktails were tiasse 1 immediately. Toasts were drunk to j the sculptor and to his work, to his I success. ;o the one who had named i the suitue. to every possible subject ~wxcept Camilla. She was as useless os the *fd which had shrouded the j Ofvitf and was cast aside. She had Inspire < p« tor. loved him, urged him | to cu the work, shielded him from) ofi gati. ns to her. humored l.is j moods, forgiven him harsh and un- ' just iiorils, sacrificed her persona* ! happiness—and this was her reward.' Avis had intruded where she had no rigid. I.ad insidiously command ed Petrr's favor usurped the priv ileges of another—and now shared Pcttr's momentary triumph as if she belonged to him. It was Avis with whom he danced first, out of duty and gratitude; Avis wlo ciunf to his arm possess!velv PROTECT YOUR HEALTH BY DRINKING IBUCKHORN WATER Is Sterilized Bottles. A Mineral Product of Nature A Light Pleasant Tasting Water ■ Has Given Satisfaction for Over 25 Year* ■ Delivered anywhere lu IleiHj.reon, Fresh every Saturday 20c per gallon in half gallon bottles and 5 gallon demijohns Analysed Every Thirty Days. B Order lviivct or from Pege-Hocutl Drug Company B, T HICKS, Manager—THOMAS ROYSTER, Salesman Bollock, N. C. WMil— . ~*'V _ Li ' f ' “yfyyEjjL Labor Day Excursions Richmond . . $1.50 Washington . $5.00 Six Schedules Daily East Coast Stages Union Bus Station 1 Phone 18 Hendenon, H. 0. Dispatch Advertising Bajrs and discovered any number or rea son* to prevent his dancing tlth the ethar girls. Though the rooms were compara tively small. Camilla was not near enough even to apeoit to hjm for an hour. She observed, wistfully, that hia obsequious attentions to Avia did not appear to be at all re luctant. But she chided herself for her jealousy and tried to be gay. When abe finally did apeak to Peter, desirous of one dance with him, he exclaimed. “It's too warm and crowded In here to danca. I’ve had enough of IL Gosh! I'm tired, anyway. Here. Terry, take my wife, she wants to dance." Terry was most obliging, while he made a few calculations of his own. Give the Ansons another year, and he would have another chance to win Camilla. But he said casually. "Peter looks done out. Guess he's been close at the grind all summer. It would have been more considerate of Avis to let him rest instead of giving this party. 1 should think It would have been better to wait to celebrate when the prize is awarded." "But Peter may not win. then she couldn't give a party," Camilla de fended her. for effect "That’s r<ght. Well, any party that gives me a chance to dance with you is okay, anyway. And do we miss you In our crowd! I'm not the only one who does, but I'm at the top of the list." She laughed with indifference. “It is nice to be missed, but 1 am much itappier now than 1 ever was. much as 1 like you all." "Sure about that?" quizzically. "Why, of course." "And what will you do If Peter goes to Paris?" "I'll wait to decide that when he goes." *he laughed, “but I shan’t have n%.'h time for gayety. I'm sure. I shall be very busy with my own work." Just then Peter danced by with Avis, ostensibly enjoying himself. His head was inclined close to Avis' lips, intent upon what she was say ing. He laughed, and their eyes met with an intimate air of understand ing. Camilla's heart stood still for a mo ment, and she felt like a wax figure moving about the room propelled by Terry's arms. He said something that she did sot hear. “I’m sorry." she apologized. “I said, how Is your work going?" “Oh. splendidly." "What do you do. anyway? I know you work for an advertising agency, but what do you do?" "Just ad copy.” evasively. “I*ike It"" “Immensely.** She was beside Peter again for a moment, but his eyes watched some one across the room It was Avis, who wore doth of silver molded to her figure as If she were a model cast In metal. Camilla ventured. "Avis looks lovely, doesn't she?" He nodded quickly, then brought hie gaze back to her as if he were seeing her for the first time. “Why didn't you get a new dress for the party T’ His tons criticized her black lace of last season “Whv 1— didn't think it wnr -nt. HENDERSON, (N. C.J DAILY DISPATCH, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER, 1,1982 po riant. Besides. 1 haven't had much time for shopping." **Bo you don't think the celebration of the finish of my first real work la very Important?*' he repeated, coolly. “Oh. of course —I didn't mean it that way. dear. It’s the party that Isn't Important" she smiled Into his eyes, but there was no response. He seemed to be preoccupied, lighting a cigoret Avis hurried up to him. “Qlve It to me." she requested. “I haven't time to light one. And come In the other room with me a minute. I have something to tell you that 1 just heard from Uncle John about the exhibit Excuse us. please." she smiled, with saccharin sweetness, at Camilla, and took hia arm posses sively. as be transferred the lighted cigaret from his lips to her heavily rouged ones. The room blurred for Camilla, whirled dizzily. It must be the heat or the portion of a coctail she had drunk—she must get outside. With out notice, she slipped along the wall to the door and Into the hall outside, glanced about her and quietly opened the door Into Peter's studio. She would not be missed If she went In there for a while, where It was cool and dark and—she might cry a little to dissolve that horrible aching lump In her throat which threatened to choke her. She could uot imagine what was the matter with Peter tonight. He was not him self and she wouldn't let herself be angry with him. She only wanted to be alone for a while to adjust her self and somehow let the evening pass. After that, everything would be all right again. Peter was only tired and anxious and b&ffied with an exaggerated sense of obligation to Avis, who had made him believe she had done a great deal for him. He would see every thing straight again after this ex citement was over and they had hod a little time together. She closed the door and crossed the room to the armchair beside the window, where the immigrant group made a sharp silhouette against the dim light outside. She would not turn on the lights and attract at tention from across the hall. With her aching head pressed on her hand, she began to plan for the week ahead, all the time she could give to Peter. She would take care of him and let him rest and relax. Thare were sounds at the door and it opened presently. Camilla looked up quickly. Avis was whispering to Peter, who stood behind her in the square of light from the hall. Camilla rose from her chulr instantly, not trying to overhear what Avis was saying, and just as Peter reached over and turned on the lamp near the door. As the each of them exclaimed Incoherently when they saw Camilla—and instant ly. all three cried out at what the lamplight revealed to them The bronzed figure. “Inspiration,” lay in shattered fragments on the floor around the pedestal where they had left it standing so proudly an hour before iTO BE COXTiXUED) The Piedmont - Parade j Pats Down Caps. Frank Mellana lead the Greensboro Patriots to a 13-5 victory over the Ra leigh Caps last night in Greensboro ao Ted Kleinhans was holding the Cap. l at bay. scottering their nine hits. Walker led the Caps with four hits ->ut of five trips. Pointers Slug Win. The High Point Pointers slammed .>ut 26 hits last night in Wilmington luting their fifteen inning deadlock with the Pirates and finally won on Lieber’s homer with Malay on base ir. he 15th. Fourteen doubles and a tri ple bounced off the fence last night. Hornets Sting Hulls. The Charlotte Hornets tightened heir hold on the top rung of the -hedmont League ladder last night by handing jjhe Durhani Bulls a 6 to 4 tji Queen City. Army And Navy.; Renew Old Tussle On December 3 New York, Sept. 1 <AP) —Army and Navy healed a five-year break yester day in one so the oldest and finest ol all Inter-collegiate athletic rivalries, and two great service football elev ens will battle again December 3 O’ Franklin Field. Philadelphia. The weakening hostility of the two training academies for Uncle Sam’s Army and Navy, all but swept away in two post season contests between their football teems for charity in 1930 and 1981, was dissipated entirely as the superintendents of the two schools met In Philadelphia and sign ed a treaty of peace. The disputed ground upon which they broke in December of 2927—the three year eligibility rule for gridiron warriors -was left as It always had been up to the time Navy made it an issue. For three years, at least, each academy will make its own eligibility rules, the principle for which Army held out at the time of the break. The agreement signed today runs through 1933 and 1934. SEVEN MAY NOT~BE BACK FOR WOLFPACX Raleigh, Sept. I.—lt was reported hero today by Head Coach , Johh P “Clipper”' Smith of State College that seven of the 56 men asked to report for early fall work at State would pro bably ba unable to report at all this reason. It has been known for sometime that Charlie Cobb, all-Stata tackle In 1930 and 1981 would not report, but Smith’s announcement today cams as a surprise. LEWIS KOPLON HELD IN FATAL ACCIDENT Verdict Os Involuntary Man slaughter Returned And Bond Fixed At SSOO THIRD CAR MYSTERY Defendant, Asserts That Unknown Automobile Figured But Is Not Able To Describe It Lewis Koplon, 25, of Opelike, Ala bama, was placed under a SSOO bond late yesterday Afternoon fol *'ving a coroner's Inquest which wai calkd to Investigate the death of Mrs. Wesley Allen, of V.-te. Thu accident. v-lnch occurred early Wednesday morning and in which the J?'et>sei sustained fatal injuries, took nlaee about five miles north of the city on Federal highway 1, with no identified wit nesses present except the occupants of the two cars. Koplon is be'ng held for the October term of Vance Su perior Court. Koplon, driving a Ford coupe, was en route to his home from Newport News, Va., and was approaching Hen derson from the nprth. The Allen car, an old T model Ford touring, was heading northward, coming from Franklinton, where the occupants had been visiting Mrs. Allen's mother. Koplon testified that the trio had left Newport News at midnight and were attempting to drive in to Charlotte and were expecting to remain there last night. There is some question as to exact ly how the accident occurred, and also as to how well the drivers could see without th? use of headlights. The presence of a mysterious third car, which was also headed northward, af forded the jury a reason for their ac tion in declaring Koplon guilty of in voluntary manslaughter. The defend ant asserted that the whole incident happened so quickly that he hardly knew what happened and could not state whether he had passed the un lntarestered party or not. His brother, Manuel, testified that he had passed "the larger car” and had apparently been blinded by the brightness of its lights and while attempting to choose his bearing had struck the touring car. 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The ob jective was never carried out, for the doctor never arrived, nor did the third car return to the scene. It could not be identified. When the accident occurred, the Al len car was turned over on the side and the force of the impact threw Mrs. Allen through the windshield And she fell on the concrete. The child, of twelve months, which she held In her arms at the time, was thrown on the dirt and was not severely injured. The husband was a victim of only minor lacerations and bruises. None of the occupants of the coupe, which contained Lewis Koplon, the driver; Manuel, his brother; and their father, were injured. In returning a verdict Fred B. Hight, coroner, stated that it was the opinion of the jury that the whole af fair was purely accidental In nature, but the attitude was taken that since a death had resulted and the entire af fair was not clear to the members of the jury that it felt justified in hold ing Koplon. Men who served on the corner's jury were J. G. Gardner. M. L. Finch, J. S. Aluright, R. M. Hester, W. E. Hight and W. M. Coffin. TWO DUKE RECITALS BY APCAR AND BREES Durham, Sept. I.—Continuing the re citals which have proved a State-wide attarctio-.i to music lovers this sum mer. j- rton Brees, noted be dm Aster of the Pok Singing Tower in Florida, nrd lawrence Clarke Apger, well known o’-ganist, will render program:- at Duke university tonight beginning at b lr. o'clock. Mr. Apgar, recently engaged a.j per manent organist and carillonoeur to the university, arrived here early .his week. It wiP be the firat time he has been at the console of the chapel ;vpe organ since commencement when he served as guest organist. PITT FARMERS SELL HOGS FOR 5 CENTS Greenville, Sept. I.—(AP)—Farmers of Pitt county sold a carload of live hogs last week through the Pitt Caur.- t.v Mutual Exchange and received SBOO, or five cents a pound, for the shipment, County Agent E. F. Arnold reports. Two cars were to be shipped this week from the Bethel community, he added. 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