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Silver Slippers by Temple Bailey PIT \PTFR » ■ IT W\S VKl:\ St hi in the house ■Joan roM* inn went to :he window It .uii> sn«i'» mia nenvily The d rfi t lichts -shovM-. the whirling rtaKw An parly wtnw-i '■ l?p at Penelope'* thp wood* would he heavy with >'hite the orettkers would rise ano crash Tnn run onck Into a ip;hl' h j n - the “ea whic h had heen sllvet -aruy mrt suinmei *undet the tot; Ann with fhai memoi v npi Thoughts returned io Drew She had tried to tnit him nut of nn minrt nut =ihe hao known .“hi' mi net coiiie tf> it All day ion« hi,* Hsu re hn.i del a- her iTeelt Iron) the hr.rksrotind ot ancient relatives p.nd other guest* at the Mineral. And in that one moment when she had heen alone with him he had let h?r know how his'mind • ended. 'Yon haven i torsiven me. -loan ’ Are you hs hard as that, my sweet 9 " She was very honest with herself She knew that she wanted more thnn any thins else In the world to no with him at this moment, to be sheltered by his arms, sooth 'd by his rnresse* Yet there was bitterness bark ot her need ot h'm He had neen willing to let her suffer he had not dared to rome out in the open asainsi Adelaide, tie had tried to hrins her to terms hy his silenre and all th)“ he had done bemuse he had wanted an old woman s money. ynd now the money no longer he kinjjed to the n:d woman, tout to the girl he hoped to marry loan flung up her nead Why should she accept a tardy devotion? Surely she had pride enough to hold her own as-nlnst him? To surrender now would be to court humiliation. She returned to her bedroom and sat down In rhe chair in Tront of her dressing table In the mirror she saw herself, all in black with >her white pearls and her white face. She had a feeling that the reflection was not her own. not the Joan Dudley who had tnught school and faced hardships, heen broken-hearted. This was. rather, a changeling heiress, owner of this great house, mistress of millions, a woman whose hand would he sought in marriage not be cause of what she was but because of her possessions. She began m take off her pearls, but stopped suddenly, her hand still » wound in the milky beads. Had someone (ailed? She went to the door. Listened Heard nothing Not with physical ears Yet through the air .. in sistent .... compelling . . came the echo of Drew's voice: “Joan. Jban." With all the strength that was in hor she fought against the insistence of that ghostly summons. How silly to go down and find nothing. Drew was, undoubtedly, in bed. Everybody was In bed. Her sense of being railed was simply a hallucination. Yet she found herself presently in the hall, descending the stairs. Lights were burning below. The stairway was an imposing one. curv ing from the second floor, with statues in niches along the way. and b marble Mercury on the newel post. It was heavily carpeted with velvet and Joan's steps were noiseless The pearls which still hung about her neck made a gentle clicking as they swung against s small jet buckle which fastened her dress. The SECURITY for Your Funds When you deposit your money in a bank, you want to know that it will be absolute ly safe and that you can get it when you wish. Back of every dollaTonlleposit with us there is more than a dollar of sound se curity, consisting of good loans, conserva tive investments, real estate, cash on hand or on call, plus our bank’s capital an 4 surplus. We know that you desire absolute safety, and that with it you want service which will be of real help. Our bank provides both. . In addition to the above qualifica tions our depositors are further pro tested to the extent of for each depositor, through our mem bership in the temporary fund of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corpora tion. First National Bank In Henderson Henderson, N. C. mw n m iiir.nn mmmmmm Advertise In The Dispatch ™■ *, -* 't*. tm* t'u raMrr ■"* sound was the oMf jm ip thf vast silence. When she reached, finally, the Hrst floor, she stood very still. then moved on like a person In a dream to the dim drawing room. Tjte glow ot the Chinese lamp made a great moon on the well behind It. Joan found her seli walking towards that moon And then, suddenly. 8 voice said. “My sweet.” and she saw Drew standing beside th.e lamp She looked of> at ntm. “1 didn’t know yon were here.” ",Vei you came . . r •1 thonghi some one —called.'’ ’I called you. Joan." •■No.” It was almosi a cry. "Yes'” His laugh was triumphant My dent. I couldn't sleep without seeing yon again You are mine. 1 brought you here that you might say it..” "How can I say It?" "Why not"” "After everything that has hap pened." •'What has happened? Only that 1 was n fool. Pm willing to admit it 1 know what you are thinking of me that I railed wh<?n you needed me and that I am trying to crawl hack B« It isn't true Heaven knows Ptfoo anything to set myself straight with you. but my conscience is clear Pve loved you ano I tried to work things out so that we might be happy. If I made mistakes, j made thenv And now all that I ask is that ycu’ll give me a chance to serve yo». I won’t' hurry you. dearest. I simply want you to let me prove myself. To tie your friend. To help you over the hard places." ' ‘ • She had listened with her face turned away from him. “Row >an we he—friends?" Re put a finger under her chin, in the old familiar gesture, and made her took al him. “Wl.jr not. Joan?" Her voice was cold and self-con trolled. "Do you know what Drown ing says of friendship after love?” “What should I care whal Brown ing says." roughly. "It Is what I say. Joan.-' A ‘Bluest outbreak—blankest heav en; lovers —friends!*" She had drawn away from him But he would not let her go. He dropped a hand on her shoulder and held her. "Do you mean that you don i care?" She tried to meet his eyes and could not to "“ay. boldly. “It's all over . . But she knew it was not all ov*r. She was fighting with all the strength that was in her not to let him know the sped his presence wove about her. And then it came . . . the thing she dreaded . . . “My sweet . . ." “No . . . Drew . . . no . . ." For he had lifted her in his strong arms. Mine .. .* The old question! The old enchantment ... Far back in the hall the telephone rang, with Jason’s controlled voice answering presently: “Miss Dudley? Just a moment, please." “Drew . . It’s for me . . He released her, and she went into the hall: “I’m here. Jason." Drew, listening, heard her say: l “Yes . . where are you?’’ . . . A long silence while some one spoke at the other end . . . “Yes . . . great changes." and then, after a time. “1— I am glad you said it . . ." He heard'the tain click of the re- fCopjjriaht 1934. bv Central Press). HENDERSON, "(N. CJ DAILY DISPATCH, FRIDAY, JULY 20, 1934 ' ceiver as she hung It up. In a mo ment she would Hy back to him. He woulo not keep her long. He knew now what he had wanted to know. That he could ■“till play upon her emotions, and that she cared It was not Joan, however, who ap peared presently between the velvet curtains, but Jason: “Miss Joan to|d me to say she had gone upstairs. She will see yon in the morning." Joan, running swiftly and silently up rhe stairs had a wild sense of escapes. If Giles Armiger had not been moved in some miraculous way to telephone her at thai moment, she might have promised Drew —any- thing. And she had am wanted to proiti ise She had been like a bird ivonM by the fowler's pine. 'My sweet, riiy sweet." Safe in her room, she .shut her door and stood with her hand on her heart. Giles Artnfaer had saved her' She had found It incredible to believe when she hart heard rue voire He hart spoken to her rrom his island across all rhe miles of storm He had read ot Adelaide* death in the paper anrt that loan was at net bedside He had »x --pressed his sympathy, and then, quite simply and naturally, ne had asked her to look up a little vers# which he had round for her stuc'h things helped sometimes And would she believe that lie was always, her f riend ? There had been no more than that. Yet as she had listened, some, thing of her old faith in him had re viyed—there had returned to her rhe sense ot peace which his presence had always brought For a moment she bad forgotten rhe things which had separated them in the days since she had sought his advice in rhe dim hooks'roj And when rhe brief con versntion was over, she ha/1 given Jason rhe message, and bad fled from Drew. When she reached her room, she found herself trembling Where was Drew? What was he thinking 0 Had he come upstairs? She listened at rhe door unril she heard the muffled sound ot his footsteps on the thick carpet After that she undressed, and putting on a padded dressing gown, eqrled up in the window seat. She searched in her shabby old Bible for the verse Giles had chosen for her . for in the time of trouhle he shall hide me . in the secret of bis tabernacle shall he hide me he shall set me' upon a rock . . and as she read, it seemed to her thru Giles spoke—as if she had come through him to some island of serenity in rhe midst ol ihe s:orate Ivhioh shook her With the tittle book on her tail, she looked out of the-window. The snow was falling heavily She thought ot Adelaide asleep under that white blanket. Yet only the frail old body lay beneath that pall, some where Adelaide's thwarted soul waa finding rest and fulfillment. Adelaide hart lived and loved, and now it was all over. Some day it would be all over for herself and Giles and Drew. As she crept into bed. Joan felt very young, very help less. very unequal to all that was before her. Yet she fell asleep c-orh forted hy the words she had rend . . in the secret of his tabernacle be shall hide me. (TO EE CONTINUED) 122111 CITY LEAGUE M, E. Baracas 6; M. P. Baracas 5. PIEDMONT LEAGUE Charlotte 6; Richmond 2. Norfolk-Greensboro, rain. Wilmington 4; Asheville 3. AMERICAN LEAGUE New York 4; Chicago 3. Cleveland 6; Boston 5. St. Louis 8; Washington 7. Detrciit-Philadelphia-rain. ‘ National league New York 4; Cincinnati 0, Chicago 2; Philadelphia 1. St. Louis 4 Boston 2. Brooklyn 4; Pittsburgh 2. Tbdflwffimes CITY LEAGUE Lions, vs. Legions. PIEDMONT I.EAGUE \yilmington at Asheville. . Charlotte at Richmond. Greensboro at Norfolk. AMERICAN LEAGUE Washington at St. Louis. Philadelphia at Detroit. Boston at Cleveland. New York at Chicago. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati at New York. Pittsburgh at Brooklyn. Chicago at Philadelphia. Sjt. Louis at Boston. Iterribleil 10y»$^ HeS I H Bee Brand.l "** •- Buy Your Lot, Build Your “Home” We’ll Help You Finance It Louis P. Dunn Co* Office In Adams Building ’Phones 720-W-889-.I i.E.’S BUMP M.P.’S Id m LOOP, 6-5 Winners Chase Polly Hight From Mound lini Sixth With Big Rally The M. E. Baracas bumped the M. P. Baracas yesterday at League Park in the City League 6 to 5, rallying in the sixth for two runs, sending Pollv Hight from the mound. Clyde Finch took oyer the hurling duties for the losers after one was oi* and not a man reached base *he lemainder of the contest. Bill Payne pitched the win for the M. E.’s, bringing them closer to the second place M. P.’s and tightening the race in. the league. The winners yesterday are “won ders’. They barely ekgd a victory from the Legion cellarites and then came back for a startling upset against the M! P.’s. It keeps one won- The box f mvo dering just wha; they will do next. M. E. Baracas Ab. R. H. E. Bell," 3b. ?4 0 2 0 Rogers, 2b 4 0 2 1 H Finch, cf 4 0 0 0 Coghill, If 3 1 0 0 Woodlief, ss 4 2 2 0 Williams, lb 4 Q 0 1 M. Kearney, c 3 11 0 Robinson, rs 3 0 0 0 Payne, p. .... .ti.. 3' 2 2 0 Totals: 32 6 9 0 B. P. Baracas Ab. R. H. E. Terrell, cc 3 1 2 0 A. Finch, lb . 3 11 1 C. Finch, 2b., p. 4 0 0 0 Branch, If 4 1 0 1 Baity, 3b • 3 0 1 0 Turner, cf 3 11 0 Green, 3 1 2 0 Boyd, rs 3 P 0 0 Hight, p., 2b 3 0 Q 0 Totals: 29 5 7 2 Score by innings: M. E Baracas 020 112 o—6 M. p. Baracas 300 101 o—s CITY I.KAUUE Team W L Pet Lions 11 .786 M. P. Baracas 8 5 .615 M. E. Baracas 77 .500 Legions ... : 2 13 .133 PIEDMQNT LEAGUE Team: W. L. Pet. Wilmington 15 4 .786 Charlotte 12 6. .667 Norfolk 10 8 .556 Richmond . . 9 10 ,474 Greensboro 6 11 .353 Asheville 3 16 .158 AMERICAN LEAGUE Team: W. L. Pet Detroit 53 31 .631 New York 50 32 .610 Boston 47 39 .547 Cleveland 45 38 .542 Washington 41 45 .477 St. Louis 37 41 .474 Philadelphia 32 50 .390 Chicago 28 57 .329 NATIONAL LEAGUE Team W. L Pet. New York 55 31 ,640 Chicago 51 34 .600 St. Louis 48 34 .585 Pittsburgh 41 40 .506 Boston 43 43 .500 Philadelphia 36 50 .419 Brooklyn 36 50 .419 Cincinnati 27 55 .329 MSS mmnffsl PIRATES TAKE OPENER* . Wilmington took the opening game of their series with Asheville yester day 4 to 3, two-of the Bucs runs be ing unearned. Wolf hurled well for the Tourist. HORNETS WIN Luckey’s two homers accounted for four runs asc the Charlotte Hornets were stinging the Richmond Colts yes terday in Richmond, 6 to 2. A five run rally in the sixth gave the Bees the win. .RAINER OUT The Norfolk-Greensboro g'puie was rained out. j Fourth Annual Sunjmer Ses sion Sets Record for School In Section > Durham, July 20 —After setting a new attendance high for coaching schools in htis section of the country, Duke unibersity’s fourth annual sum mer session for mentors entered its third day today. The institute will close at noon tomorrow. College, preparatory aod high school mentors who have flocked here from all parts of the country have express ed much pleasure with the fine way in which Coach Wallace Wade is con ducting his course on football and are sure that the session result in better football being played by their teams. Coach Cam Henderrson, -veteran mentor at Davis and Elkins college, was also the subject of much comment Richthofen Killer? kt- ■ m Though reports from Quebec indi cated Captain Brown had been located there, a man who con vinced police at Indianapolis, Ind., that he is Capt. Royal L. Brown, Canadian who shot down the famous German super-flyer Baron von Richthofen, was being held on a charge of vagrancy. The man arrested, pictured above, has clippings and citations tending to show that he is Captain Brown. incident at Jackson Train* ing School Has Been Fully Investigated Dully Dispute'll fiurpns, in the Sir Waiter Hotel, nr ,i •* nAsuicitviM. Raleigh, July 20.—Governor J. C. B. Ehringhaus has so far made no state ment with regard to the alleged brutal whipping of one of the boy inmates of the Stonewall Jackson Training School the State’s reform school for boys near Concord. It was learned today, however, that the governor has receiv ed a complete report on the incident from Superintendent Charles E. Boger. He has also received photographs of He is dealing particularly with spin plans and hidden ball formations which made his Davis and Elkins team of 1933 the highest scoring eleven in the country. . i Track, training, boxing, and basket ball courses are also being heavily at tended. The in basketball un der Coach Eddie Cameron of Duke with Coach Henderson aiding, offers two entirely different systems of bas ketball. usmx | , i.'!, u. M \ J l ' Xjj|> ,’j ? «*>, % *‘\l^ r Only a few dollars more than the average six! SMOOTH AND AMAZINGLY ECONOMICAL! 1 '"*-*"**—*.. I J..,UJ Owners Report 1 * Liat price at Pontiac, Michigan. With standard extra 16 to 18 MILES equipment, the list price is $32 additional. Pontiac is ■ jl ■ a|■f\ AJ a General Motors Value with Fisher Bodies and Fisher XO ine VIALLUN No Draft Ventilation. Motor Sales Co. Henderson, N. C. the boy, George White Goodman, son of E. C. Goodman, of Winston-Salem, showing the injuries alleged to have been inflicted by one of the school em ployees when he whipped the ooy. It was also learned here, today that the State Board of Charities and Pub lic Welfare has already made an in dependent investigtion of the whip ping and that its report is now in process of being prepared. The inves tigation was made by; R. Eugene Brown, director of institutions for the board, who visited the scnool several days ago and collected all the data he could in connection with the whip ping incident. It is expected that a copy of his report will be submitted to both Governor Ehringhaus and Mrs. W. T. Bost, commissioner of public welfare, although the governor did not ask foi the investigation or for a copy of the report. It could not be learned today what ONE GALLON IR# 1 ® could lift the llf Eiffel Tower k Jiff feet/ JB SSjfr *’ • JUmw I ■ H | Ask the Sinclair Dealer \ J for a folder which ex plains this and try H-C n Y ° ur Pot. Copyrighted 1934 by Sinclair Refining Company (Inc.) any of the findings of this invostiga tion revealed, other than that whin’ is regarded as a part of the g e !T eral disciplinary system, that no rec ord is kept at the school of the num ber of whippings administered or by who and that apparently any school employee has the authority to Whi any bev at any time he thinks nec essary. While it is agreed that the handling of 500 beys ranging from eight to 15 years ox age is a difficult ¥ask, espe cially when all of these boys are re garded as being “bad” ana were com mitted to the school bjj the courts there is a feeling in many quarters here that since the State has banned the use of the lash in all convict camps and has not found it necessary in handling prisoners, that it should not be necessary to whip these younger boys, even if they are in a re form school.