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P# Kahth Commancimem'(®) |V\%Va. <5 Bv~ EKCPP&DOA MENtM&OCIftS \sbs READ THIS FIRST: Donald Reeves, young instructor, it found shot to death in his office un the campus of Center dtp uni versity. Inspector Lee, working on the case with his friend, Timothy liladc, neuspaper reporter, discovers the gun that was beside the body, found bit the janitor, has disap peared. Police find an attic room showing signs of inhabitanee on the third floor of the English House, scene ol the crime. After interview ing Mrs. Reeves, the dead man’s widow ict.o insists her husband com mitted suicide, l.ce examines other memb r 'rs ot the English staff in ch-ding Dr. Wilson, department head; Dr. Henderson. Jamieson, Walker, Miss Turner and Afiss Eduards Lee and Blade find the gun that killed Reeves, hearing Jamieson's initials, in the nead of n mop belong ing to Dan, the janitor. Back in the strange attic room Lee comes upon Dr. Henderson and Windsor Halt who claims he is an insurance investigator, represen ling a company in which Reeves held a policy. Lee contends Jamieson is the murderei hnt Blade isn't convinced. Ruth Turner goes to Mrs Reeves in search ot help front the iridoic to prevent the imminent arrest ot Jamieson with whom the Turner <rirl is in love. (SOW CO OX WITH THE STORYJ CHAPTER *0 THE GIRL looked her gratitude. “Then tne> won't arrest him?" "I'm not sure we can set any thin*; done fast enough to prevent that, but you mustn’t worry. If they do arrest him. they won’t keep him long It only this reporter Blade will help! ’’ Ruth powdere.d her nose illogically and brushed back her hair from her race “Then I'll go " she said. At the door she turned, reached up and klssea Mrs. Reeves softly and was gone. Mrs. Reeves was very tired. A little kindness, she thought, would be enough to make her weep, some thing that all the horror of the night and day had not been able to do. But she turned with assurance to the phone. Tonight she would have to foiget she was tired. The cah stand which she called was at a near bv corner By the time she had put on her hat. collected her bag and tossed a thin, summer coat over heg arm. the apartment buzzer rang. She hurried into the cab and gave the driver the Sun address. Then she settled hack. Neither she nor the driver noticed a dark, rather bulky man. leaning against a lamp post near the apartment or saw him start forward as she entered the enb. or watched him scribhle down the cab number as the car drove away. • • • The city room of the Sun was re laxed. In that comfortable mood a city room takes on when the last edition of the day has gone to press. Reporters in their shirt sleeves lounged about lazily, talking or read ing newspapers, their chairs tilted ALFORD'S PRINT SHOP Telephone 62 QUALITY WITH SERVICE Ijposit Your )p Proceeds fety, Credit and Convenience he Bank That ks the Farmer lid in keeping with sound banking we rend s—in loans for crops, livestock, buildings int. with check service, safekeeping for any other accommodations. But it’s a poor isn’t work both ways and now that our far have a chance to reciprocate w T e confident ir harvest deposits. ] t your crop checks and cash with us is best provision for your credit needs. DEPOSITS INSURED j 3ral Deposit Insurance Corporation WASHINGTON, D. C. )o $.5000 | t National Bank In Henderson Duck and their feet upon desks in front of them. Copy readers at their long tab|c behind the city desk argued in lan guid iones. In half an hour the night staff would arrive nr.d the room would come to life agnln. But until then, there would be peace. Mnwsop. the city editor, was a wise man. So he listened attentively while for the twentieth time Tim Blade re viewed again the case the police had against Jamieson. He knew that Tim was only thinking out loud— the boy had used him like tJiat be fore on a difficult case. But some times when the reporter shifted the order of happenings, changed the emphasis on words, either he or tile boy found a new clew. Suddenly Tim broke off his story. “Well. I'll be damned." lie muttered, fervently, and abruptly left the city desk. Mawson watched him walk toward the railing, outside which vis itors and publicity agents waited. A woman in a creamy-white dress came inside the gate which the reporter held open and followed him across the room to a secluded desk in the corner. Mawson started as he caught sight of her face, grabbed tlie last edition of the Sun and studied the picture on the front ppge. Then he. too. murmured softly. “Well. I’ll be damned." They had found tlie pic ture in their tiles. She had been a hostess once at a faculty women’s club lea. Tim had raised Cain be cause they use It. but Tim. thought Mawson, philosophically, would get over his Idealistic scruples in another rive years. He watched Them as they talked, the woman telling a story of some sort. Tim nodding his head with a faint smile. She was recounting something, Mawson guessed, that Tim had already figured out. Now she said something slowly. Impressively Whatever It was, Tim hadn’t known about it. because he leaned forward and questioned her. But it must have fallen flat because Tim was shaking his head negatively and the woman looked discouraged. She began talking again. Slowly she drew her forefinger from her left temple along her cheek almost to the tip of her chin. Mawson stared curiously while Tim sat there buried in thought, after that last cabalistic sign, sketching circles with interlocking triangles on the copy paper In front of him. The city ed itor knew what they were, even if he couldn’t see them. That meant that Blade was puzzled, something wouldn’t click. Then a light of inspiration broke over his face. In his glee, he jabbed the point of his pencil so deeply Into his copy paper that the lead snapped. This time it was he who leaned for ward and made that mysterious sweep from temple to chin. Mawson grinned. It began to look like two lodge brothers getting together. Then his grin faded. Tim was on his feet hurrying toward the railing with the woman after him. Now where the devil was the kid going? He watched them out of the office. HENDERSON, (N. C.) DAILY DISPATCH, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1984 shrugged hie shoulder*, and picked up the still-datpp tinal an office boy. had just laid on his desk. Outsldp ip, the hall. Tim led the; way swiftly toward the morgue. "It might be.” he muttered. “It just might be' right. But," he demanded of the woman who followed him. "what the devil does it mean. If It is?" Mrs. Reeves shook her head. In the morgue. Tim’s fingers were nerv ously excited as from one of the file, cases he drew out a fat manila en velope stuffed with photographs. He ran through them, hastily: a banker who had absconded: a member of a royal house; a queen of bathing beauties. At the next one! he halted, l.ifting the picture under the desk light, he beckoned to Mrs. Reeves. It was a small Bertillon picture, not as clear as prints may be. but Mrs. Reeves nodded her head vigorously. ‘Yes." she said. “Tliatls the man.” “O. K." replied Tim. briefly, put* ting them all back in the envelop and pushing it into the tile. “Now 1 want you to trust me and do just what 1 tell you to. Will you?” “Tell me first. I can’t promise without knowing." “Go on down to the police station and give“y«furself up. Tell Lee you heard he was looking for you. He is. you know.” he added, as her eyes widened'in fright and disbelief. c "No." she whispered, “not me. It was Ralph he said' he was going to arrest.” "I’m sorry. Mrs. Reeves." The re porter’s voice was less brusque. “I thought you knew. Ruth Turner hurried away too quickly or she would have heard us. I thought she had. and had told you. But you needn't be frightened. It will only be for tonight. If I can find this man. both you and Jamieson will be free by morning." “Ve,ry. well," said the woman at last. Her voice was calmer. “I’ll go to the Inspector, but I won’t talk. They, cgn’t make me talk about tt. Goodnight.” She held out a firs*, white hand to him. Tim watched her walk with swing ing grace down the hall toward tne elevator. Compassion poured Into him as he thought of her moving so firmly to a ceil at the police station. Well, he’d find the guy If It was the last thing he did. It might be the last thing, at that. He’d better get away, without Mawson seeing, him. Mawson Would want to know where he was going, and there’d be the devil to pay if- he told him. He almost ran by the city room door, dodged into the locker room for his hat, and caught the back ele vator downstairs. Across: the street; he picked up a cab and gave the driver a direction. I The cab swung out Main street In the direction of the university. Twenty 'minutes later they had .reached University Row and ' had driven past it. Six blocks to the east, the driver turned to the right. Be fore the cab had reached the next corner, there came the beginning of a long, steady incline. Tim’s desti nation was at the top of that hill. 4TO BE CONTINUEDJ LIBERTY LEAGUE IS NOT VERY POPULAR Not Getting Support Ex pected; Must Master Ma chine to End Strikes By LESLIE EICHEL (Central Press Staff Writer) New York, Sept. 11.—Alfred E. Smith and the American Liebrty League are not meetin gwith the em phatic response that apparently they believed they would have. . # Both the oldrline conservative Re publicans and conservative Democrats VOLCANO ERUPTS; PACIFIC LETS GO W~~ ” fjpj . / V - • . w- , ’>:• •• . «- ,•••;* . ..y. : :• : 1; > Kv, \ ? > v.Vv \ v * &>..£ .. s l ' ttffl fe V • ..I|:':-i' V t... \ p.:?: IM&LXA?; • .. W I % MMkii m Hk ~ ' Jm|H r ' Possibility of a connection be tween the sudden eruption of Kilauea, Hawaii’s *‘ol* man mountain’* volcano and the huge destructive wav eg pounding the shores of southern California, is fviced by some scientists. Here Find Insurance Crime Doesn’t Pay foo****'* V *'^ V **** j^| Mrs. Eva Coo (left) will follow Mr*. Ruth Snyder (right) and Mr*. Anna Antonio (below) into New York’s electric chair because of the vigilance of secret agents of insurance companies. Like the other two, Mrs. Coo was found guilty of murdering a man to collect insurance. (Central Press J are shying—and even doing a bit of denouncing. Concerted opposition to the New Deal is likely to arise in mid-west Republican strongholds rather than from the heart of financial New York, the genesis of the American Liberty League. * 4f. Mastering the Machine More vividly than ever it is being brought cut in the textile nidusrty that the great industrial production problem is for man to master the machine. Machines not only cut costs (de priving woikers of jobs) but increase production (causing overproduction— under the present scheme of things). Thus the textile industry is meet ing with an evolution which has brought on a disastrous stalemate. *' Tlie best solution, of course, would be to enlarge the use of labor-saving machinery, with the consequent fall in production costs and sale prices, thus increasing consumption to such a degree that employment and wages would increase rather than decrease. But all that is promised on the as sumption that there will be co-ordi-' nated control of production, collective agreement with organized workers nad a genera! shortening of hours and a broader spread of employment in all industries. Even then, there can be no success if a business is o\ ercapitalized and eats up all its earnings in interest or dividends Such basic and broad-seate move ments can be brought to a successful conclusion only by use of the full powers of the government. And there is resistance to that. Bachelorhood Is Embarrassing Two For Speakership Diijly Diaimtclt tlnrtim, In tlie Sir Walter Hotel, Raleigh, Sept. (11. —Representatives Laurie McEachern, of Hoke, and Robert Grady Johnson, of Pender, candidates for the speakership of the are shown, top, one of the many Pacific coast piers at Long Beach, Cal., collapsing before the force of the battering surf; below, 100 - ing down into Kilauea’s nei> crater that suddenly “went to town”, . - 1935 House, find themselves embar rassed by bachelorhood. It is the custom of the House and the Senate to give their presiding of ficers a silver service at the close of the session. All the speakers for many legislatures and all the lieuten ant governors have been married men. In buyin gthese silver services the members often have been moti vated very largely by the desire to please the speaker’s wif. But Messrs Johnson and McEachern never had any wives. Mr. McEachern hears that Mr. John son is making a prodigious effort to rectify his situation. Representative W. L. Lumpkin, of Franklin, a third candidate for speaker, is married and has children. Messrs. Johnson and McEachern are not so certain that this will not be a help to him in the race for honors. It is a rather unusual situation. There has been no bachelor candidate for the speakership or the lieutenant governor in many years. But nobody can recall when there were wto. The visits of Mr. Johnson to Raleigh often appear to have more relationship to love than to the speakership, ,and there are a lot of hotel people here who do not believe that bachelorhood is goin gto be a bar very long. Mr. McEachern does not depose on that subject. Both the Hoke and the Pender rep resentatives think the race lies be tween them, a conclusion with which Mr. Lumpkin does not in the least agree. If Mr. McEachern should win that honor, three is an understanding liree that he may rt yfr othe com missionership of agriculture now held by William A. Graham. 3rd. DENY STRIKE-BREAKERS ARE IMPORTED TO STATE l>nilDispatch Wureau, In the Sir Walter Hotel, Rleigh, Sept. 11. -All state officials whose duties connect them with the strike declare that there is no truth in the statement that there have been imported into North Carolina profes sional strike-breakers, and among them men entirely too handy with the guns. The South Carolina slaughter with its suspiciously, straight shooting add ed color to the story that the inter ested manufacturers in the North had played both ends of the strike game. ! Investing these manufacturers with I Yankee smartness it was declared ; about Raleigh that the northern mill I men had stirred up the employees and We Are Headquarters | —FOR— Hickory and Thornhill Wagons, John Deere Mowers, Stalk Cutters, Rakes, etc. Field Seed of All Kinds, Crimson Clover, Abruzzi Rye, Beardless Barley, Wheat, Vetch, Fulghum and Va. Grey Oats. —.ALSO— -5-V Crimp Galvanized Roofing and Roll Rubber Roofing ~LEGG-PARHAM CO. sent them out on a strike in the hope of getting the trade that otherwise would have been created by opera tions at home. This was the retort of strike sympathizers when one ob jected to the foreign incursion known as the Flying Squadron. The pres ence of that organization was resent ed, but it works more like amateurs than professionals. Contrariwise, the workers who turned guns on the strikers in South Carolina shot like professionals. The State officials however put no cred ence whatsoever in these stoiies that have lacked anything savoring oi' dependable origin. The state offi cials neither credit the outside manu facturers with inspiring the strike, nor imported gunmen with the expert marksmanship shown in the first em ployment of arms. All unionists in and about Raleigh have heard that the strike had an ulterior origin, something that they do not believe since they had the backing of the whole national organi zation of labor in this form of protest against certain working conditions. FORECLOSURE SALE By virtue of power executed in two certain deeds of trust by George W Finch and Mary F. Finch, his wife, as follows: • Deed of Trust dated March 21, 1921, executed by George W. Finch and Mary F. Finch, his wife, to B. FI Ferry, Trustee, recorded in Book 162 at Page 378 of the Register of Deeds office in Vance County. Deed of Trust dated March 21. i£3l, executed by George W. Finch ar.d wife, Mary F. Finch, to B. H. Perry, Trustee, recorded in Book 172 at Page 382, of the Register of Deeds olflce of Vance County. Default having been made in the payment of the debts secured therein, on request of the holder of the same I will sell by Public Auction to the highest bidder for cash at the Court House Door in Henderson at 12 o’clock, Noon, on the 12TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 1931, the following described property. Description Begin at a stake in a branch. Omega Jackson line, corner of the Fester land and run thence South 64 1-2 E. 1,860 ft. to a -tone,' thenc* North G 3-4 E. 1,792 ft. to a stone East of a Red Oak: thence North 36 1-4 West 1 917 ft to a stone on the East euge of a branch: thence along ar.d up said branch, its various courses, 1,138 ft tc the place of beginning. Con taining 61 1-4 acres more nr less, be ing the Eastern portion of the Simu* 1 L. Tract, Being the same tract of land conveyed to George W. Finch by John D. Cooper and wife, bv deed as recorded in Book 79 at Page 364, Vance County Registry, to which deed reference is hereby made. This 10th day of September, 1934. B. H. PERRY. Trustee. PERRY & KITTRELL, Attys., Henderson, N. C. I NOTICE! I We are now operating the repair shop at the City Service Station I On William Street I We are equipped to do repair work for all makes of cars. BRING UP YOUR NEXT WORK I WE WILL SATISFY YOU I Jones-Floyd Motor Co. I NATHAN JONES and WILLIAM FLOYD I I HHB NOTICE OF TRUSTEE S SALE Default having been made in the payment of the indebtedness secured by that certain deed of trust to me as Trustee for Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company by John W Smith and wife, Emma B. Smith, on the Ist day of July, 1930, and record ed in the office of Register of Deeds of Vance County in Book 155, at Pago 350, I will, under and by virtue of the power of sale contained in said deed of trust, and at the request of the cestui que trust, and for the purpose of discharging the debt secured by said deed of trust, proceed to sell to the highest bidder ,for cash, at the courthouse door in Henderson, Vance County, North Carolina, at 12 o’clock, Noon, on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER, 10, 1934, the following described property, to wit: BEGIN at ’a point formed by the intersection of Chestnut Street with the Southern side of Burwell Ave., in the City of Henderson, N. C., and run westerly along the South side of B'ui well Ave., 61 8-10 ft. to the line of W. H. Goodrich, then South parallel with Chestnut St. 130 feet., more or less to Mrs. J. Y. Landis’ line; then Easterly parallel to Burwell Ave ~61 8-10 ft. to Chestnut Street, then along Chest nut St. 133 2-3 ft. to the beginning point. Being a part of the same lot con veyed to J. W. Smith and Entma B Smith by Mrs. C. L. Macon by deed dated Oct. 20, 1927. as recorded in Book 133 at Page 123, Vance County Registry. This the 4th day of September, 1934. JULIAN PRICE, Trustee SMITH, WHARTON & HUDGINS. Attys., Greensboro, N C. NOTICE OF SALE By virtue of the authority contain ed in that certain Deed of Trust exe cuted by J L. Twisdale to the under signed as Trustee, duly recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds of Vance County, in Book 162, at Page 244, default having been made in the payment of the debt thereby secured at the request of the holder of the note, I shall sell by public auction to the highest bidder, for CASH, at the Courthouse door in Henderson. N. C.. on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1934, at 12 o’clock, Noon, thet following described real estate: ‘ Being lot on the road in Towns ville, N. C„ listed by Charlie Warren, Agent, said land adjoining A. W. Tuck er and others, and being near the Freight Depot in Townsville, N. C. See Deed from Tax Foreclosure Mrs Josie Tunstall by T. S. Kittrell, Com, missioner, to C. L. Overby, on record in Book, 154, Page 505, in the office of Register ot Deeds of Vance County". This the 11th day of September, 1934. T. P. GHOLSON, Trustee.