The Ozona Stockman (Ozona, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 26, 1927 Page: 5 of 8
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TIC OBONA 990CVMAN
have dyed your akin. If I did aot
know you with the eye* of love, I'd
have eome difficulty in recognis-
ing you. Please pardon my asking
you a question: your arms and
"I have not neglected them. You
saw that last night. Hut if you
think this is a good opportunity to
make love to me, you are mistaken,
in this game of espionage we are
partners; but beyond that, nothing
^"Who ran say'' Do you think I
flwli ever give you up?”
"Here is your recruiting station.
1 had best drop you What is that
soldier tacking up? ‘Dead or A-
live!’ Head it then come buck and
He came back, smiling with his
lips but covertly warning her with
"It is a dodger for the apprehen-
sion of Jeanne Beaufort, dead or
alive medium height, slender,
handsome, dark eyes, very pale,
dull copper-colored hair; wears
boy’s clothes successfully.”
“A woman spy? How interesting!
"Before God, you are a gal la at
woman I” he whispered. Aloud he
said: ’Thanks for the lift. Miss
She smiled back at him as she
Dead or alive But she went shop-
ping Jeanne Beaufort, dead or a-
live! How small she waa, how help-
less- and how long that arm sud-
denly reaching out for her! So af-
ter all these months, they had
found <uit who she was" Slender,
handsome, very pale Immediately
everything became eyes.
Dead or alive! She was a coward
She wanted to run away and hide;
she wanted the strong, comforting
arms of her Aunt Delia ; she want-
ed her room at home
Dead or alive! The wheels clut-
tered it; the hoofs of the horses
heat, time to it.
But her indomitable spirit did not
long remain crushed.
She traced this catastrophe to the
man who had entered her room.
She knew now that he had been
hunting for her photograph. Well.
he hadn’t found it. She imaaeasod
but one, and that was at home. Af-
ter all she had been expecting this
She had known that she could not
go cm forever, indefinitely, with-
out leaviug some positive trace of
her individuality. lu*t them catch
her if they could; forewarned fore
She reached home at noon at the
precise moment Parson John Ken-
nedy entered the private office of
the chief of the Secret Service bu-
"Kennedy, we’ve found the name
of your scorpion, as you call her.
I We’ve sent out dodgers, ‘dead or
! alive’ stuff. The description is
meager because (J-RD-A is u bump
kin where women are concerned.
A paper found on a dead man and
signed opened up the way for (i-
RD-A. He has seen her but once,
and this description is from mem-
"Wait a moment You told me a
remarkable tale the other night,
or part of one l have every reason
to believe that that young woman
und your scurfMou are one and the
sarnH. Her uame is Jeanne Beau-
fort ; and she is particularly good
in assuming boy and young men
“He has set out to find a photo-
graph of her, and if there is one,
he’ll get it.”
‘Jeanne Beaufort if we find her
it will be in Washington, mark rn>
"The man you suspe. t goes no-
“Smells a rat. likely."
"They have hanged poor Fogarty
Kennedy bent Ins head. "He was
a brave young man. 1 came to ask
for Armitage I want him to fol-
low me for the next twelve hours
and never let me slip out of his
sight I’ve Inen threatened again."
‘ You shall have Armitage. I’m
glad you spoke as you did. He was
abouJ to rejoin his regiment.”
There were several arms to th*
Se. rei Service in those days, and
the most important was of course
Your Food Purchased Here
Now Protected By Electric
You are cordially invited to visit and inspect our
new sanitary Sherer Freezer Display Case which has
just been received.
We have purchased this new equipment to more ful-
ly protect and to more efficiently serve you.
For use exclusively with mechanical refrigeration,
particularly Frigidaire, the Sherer Freezer Display
Case insures a perfect circulation of dry cold air, which
is the only kind of air that can and does perfectly re-
frigerate, thus maintaining your food stuffs in the best
of condition at all times.
, The War Office and the Secret
(Service bureau had authority to
draw a man from hin regiment in
.all im.vm except when he was an -
* der fire. A good spy had to be a
ready thinker, of flash-impulses of
swifi invention—and above all.
young It wasthe middle aged who
.uretullv weighed everything and
then started forward junta little
.too lute I’a (son Kennedy was the
VN hen li.- left the Summer place
that night, he dismissed his hired
carriage 1 lie bribed coachman
drove off mutter tig m his beard,
while the two men cowering inside
j swore softly in chagrin.
Hu' they in turn had for once
looked farther ahead than Parem
Kennedy; and before he had walk
ed two blocks .three men fell afoul
of him. Strong a« he wu->, he was
not superhuman They forced1
some pungent liquid through his
teeth and a cloth was held over
When be , utile out of his stupor
he found himself securely bound
to a chair Near by was a common
table, ami on in. - a single candle
A cabin* but , re * How ,* ,,
was he from the city" Where was’
When the last phase of dizziness!
left his eyes he dimly saw two'
shadowy forms by the cabin door !
The smaller spok - in a half who
"Send the men away, ami you!
guard the door from the outside
‘‘He is a dangerous man ’’
"Not at inis moment Do fi, i ,av
The taller man went, out re|y(
tuntly t < ob,-v orders A boyish .
tigure appn • I Parson Kenne
dy amt stool with folded arms j
Kennedy could ;■<>( the : a. e, f ..
*r.e hat was drawn down too far.'
but he wuwfered when* he had
»«en that figure before, that atti-
"Parson Kennedy, Look at this
carefully." The speaker drew out
a folded sheet of paper, opened it
and held it out for inspecttion.
“You remember that, then?" ask
ed the boyish one
“Aye!” m a half roar.
"Tel I me the names of each of
these men, und you shall go free.
Refuse, und you shall he < arried to
Richmond, where they will hang
y ou by t be neck "
"Hanged by tbe meet; !" Kennedy
laughed laughter that gad the in
(lection o,f a hailed tiger snarling
at his irons “Yes l know you, you
little viper! Carry me away and
hang me. but never a word will
you get out of rme. That’s final.
You’ll -Hitler, wotui r always who
the mao wi.-r I know Bui chink
you to dig it out of inv ops?"
(CO MINTED NEXT WEEK)
CHURCH OK CHRIST
W- had a good service Sunday
morning as well as Sunday night,
f he Ladies Bible class will not
me,-' during the summer months,
as so many have moved to ranch,
s 1 his work will be resumed om
>eptember l Our prayer mewt-
lugiit as heretofore. Preaching
ngs will la* held each Wednesday
h Sunday night by Bro. Cook.
You are always welcome at the
• 'bur h of Christ.
Walter Cook. Pastor
I will receive bids between now
• ri i June 1 on tbe building recent-
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' t' ■ > .e-rots the street trom the
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' any or ull bids Mail bids to
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We sincerely request the pleasure of an early visit
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White, W. Evart. The Ozona Stockman (Ozona, Tex.), Vol. 14, No. 7, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 26, 1927, newspaper, May 26, 1927; Ozona, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1098193/m1/5/: accessed July 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .