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The qnermims voice wok on «a note or detlunce. whovhenr Intended to remalli In than 3‘ rude ttrontler. -ctossroud ‘stares, stuffed with ‘the «necessities of! ti-ontlér life and the vluxurlesvlot ‘sudden wealth all jumbled ‘together ‘In a sort of men- cantlle mlscegenutlon. ’1‘llje, thump and clank 01‘ the pump and drill; curses. shouts; the clutter of thick qllshe§. the cllnk of glasses. the shrill laughter ot women; lly_-infested slmntles. ml. smearing Itself over the prulx-lea -like a plague. killing the grass. blluhtlnx the ‘trees. apreatllng over the surface of the creeks and -rivers. Signs tacked to tree stumps or posts: ‘For Am- bulance Cull 187. Sim Neeley. Under- taker. Call 549. Cull Doctor ‘Keogh T35. Trains ion '1_'w9-Thirds of Na_‘!:iqn\s. «Railroads '=Dispa.tc'hed by Telephone ‘tlifroiii now on ‘I’-nu -'goin' to have ‘the washin' done‘ -oat.\_ ‘in those first few -frenzied weeks‘ there was no time for se‘ie‘n,tilic =ineth- ods. That -came later. -Now. in thei rush of it. they all but burrowed in th_e red clay with their anger nulls, lien prowled the plains with divining rods. with absurd things called witch sticks. hoping thus to detect theore- ‘cious stuff beneath the earth's surface. For years the meandering red‘ clay roads that were -little more. than trails had seen only occasional buggies. farm wagons. «horsemen. an Indian family -creeping. along in a miserable cart or -'—r'arely-—.sn automobile ‘making peril- we progress through -the thick dust in the dry season or the slippery dough in the wet. Now those same made were choked. impassable. The trail wooden one-way ‘bridges over creeks and draws sagged sud splintered with :the stream. of .traiil_c. but no one took the time to repair them. A torrent of vehicles of every description without ceasing. night and day. Fre- quently the torrent choked itself with its own volume. and then the thou-- eands were piled there. locked. curs- ing. writhing. battling. on their way to the oil tields. From the Crook -Nose held to\ Wnhoo was a scant four miles; it sometimes took -half-a day to cover it in a motor car. Trucks. drays. wagons. rigs. llivvers. bucltbonrds. Every day was like the day of the Opening hack in '89. Millionaire pro- moters from the East. ‘engineers. prou- pet-tors. drillers. tool dressers. shoot- ers. pumpers. roustahouts. Indians. Men in London-tailored suits and shirts from Uharvet‘s. Only the ruthless and desperate survived. in the days of the covered wagon scarcely twenty yours earlier those roads had been trails over the hot. dry plaxfhs marked by the bleaching skull of s steer or the carcass of a horse. picked clean by’ the desert scavengers and turned .. white and desolate-to the blazing sky. A wagon wheel. a rusted rim. a split wagon tongue lay at the side of the trail. mute evidence of a traveler la- boriously crawllng his way across the prairie. Now the ditches by the side oi‘ these same roads were strewn with the bodies of wrecked and abandoned automobiles. their skeletons stripped and rotting. their lamps staring up at the sky ‘like slghtless eyes. testimony to the passing of the modern ravisher of that tortured region. Up and down the dust—choked roads. fenders ripped off like flies‘ wings. wheels in- terlocking. truclzs overturned. loath sunk in the mud. plank bridges split- ting beneath the strain. Devil take the hladmost. It was like an army push. but without an army's morale or discipline. Bear Creek boasted a kill- ing a day and not a jail nor a court- house for miles around. Men and women. manacled to s common chain. were marched like slave convicts down the road to the nearest temple of Jus- tlce. a rough pine shack in a town that had sprung ovornight on the prairie. There were no railroads where there had been no towns. Boilers loaded on two wagons were hauled by twenty-mule-team outtits. Stuck in the mad as they lnevitahly were. only mules could have pulled the load out. Long lines of them choked the already impassable road. Wagons were heaped with the pipes through which the oil must be led: with lum- her. hardware. rigs. tools. portable houses——all the vast paraphernalia of sudden wealth and growth in I frontier community. Tough careless young boys drove the nltro-glycerin cars. a deadly job on those rough and crowded roads. It was this precious and dreadful stuff that shot the oil up out of the earth. iiurd lads in corduroys took their chances and pocketed their high pay. driving the death-dealing wagons. sing- in: as they drove. 3 red shirt tail tied to a pole tlaunting its warning at the back of the load. Often an expected wagon would fall to appear. The workers on the field never took the trouble to trace it or the time to wait for it. They knew that somewhere along the road was a great gaping hole. with never a sizable fragment of wood or steel or bone or flesh say- where for yards around to tell the tale they already know. Acres that had been carefully tended so that they might yield their scanty crop of cabbages. onions. potatoes were ‘abandoned to oil. the garden truck rot- ting in the ground. itnwboned farm‘- ers and their scrawny wives and pindiing brats. grown spectacularly rich overnight. walked out of their houses without taking the trouble to nove the furniture or lock the door. it was 'not worth while. They left the sleazy curtain: on the windows. the pots on the stove. The oil crew. clanking in. did not bother to wreck the house unless they found it neces- sary. In the midst of an inferno oi‘ oil rigs. drills. smoke. steam. and scep- lng oil itself the passer-by would often see a weather-beaten farmhouse. its windows broken. its front askew. like a beldame gone mad, gray hair stream- ing about her crazed face asshe stared out at the pandemoniann of oil hell about her. Main. Roads in_ State Transmit Neatly All ‘Order’: + Governing Train Movement: by Voice- ‘ :ln:‘ur‘es ‘Speed and Safety .. 1Shea's Kensington. EDNA FERBER The Charles Russia comedy. The Gll'l_Kab1e is ahtiwmg at Skim’: Kan\ iamgton Thursday evening with Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy comndy our wnre. Friday and sawuxuay. August ‘21 an (122, The smut Call. great polmcru 1-axnu. co-stgarmxg Rrchiard Arlen and Sylvzn Sidney will head the program. An our Ozmg Bargain Day is included in the program and the arms (autumn 10: Saturday crmmmee seven nsya Leawf with Gary Oooper and Beryl Mercer and amew episode of Heroes or the Flames. One or the greatest mystery stories ‘to ranch the tgllrlng screen will -be pre- s-entecl s.un_nay and’ Moxjacy. August; as‘ and 24 ‘In The Murddr liy 'thc Clock. mu Boyd. Lily-an '-rnshman. Victor Plato! and sous of stage and semen portray who principal roles in this tense d1_-ama. 'Womon -Love once. a drama. of men. wonqm and nlarrlage. with Paul Lukas,. Go:-[trey Kerr and Eleanor Boardman. ls‘ 3 “v-psaunam Du! Awvmu. -Io: voxooq evenings. August. 25 and ‘Au (ouowed on Thursday and Friday evenuu by son 01 ‘India. based on Marlon Cra.wnord's nctvell Mn 183363. starring Ramon Novurro will head the program. Trains on -nearly two-thirds of the total‘ rail mileage or this cmintry ere. now ‘being ‘handled by ‘telephone, ac-3 cordins to a recent announcement ol- -the ‘American Railway 'Associa'tion.= These latest available show that telephones are used for -the trans mission at the order: our 154.0001 miles of road compared with 101.000‘ miles which use other types ‘or, com- munication facilities. I\ Progress gmeasuret‘ in‘ terms 6! speed. e and safety attained in the'opera‘tion7‘o’! the railroads oi the 'ne.-/ tion*durinI:' recent years has’ nndoubt- edly been due in large measure to con- slant improvements i‘ the rapid com-. munioation facilities of the ‘roads, rail- way experts snv. These ‘facilities ior_ -centralized‘ eentroi aeetion which Ini- niiy include: (tom hit: to more than I hundred miles of rjilrold. ‘Thinsiine is not only connected with the in’!-ion‘ stations. but also with point; than there are awitchea and Iixneii non this section. to train crewi; uni .30! Qnto communication with the din- patcher it the aignliu are against them. or it the uritchea or welxnnin for ‘any reason fail to function. in this development, of railroad tele- phone equiprnent tor vapeoglini the handling of tra and ufejuardiu against accidents. the ‘loud jnohhinx type‘ oi.’ telephone has been unite ex- tonsiieiy used durln: ‘recent yenn. In uietropoiltan sections pujticnlnriy these [lend -np,e'ak_l'n’g instruments no ix,-equentiy used. They are ugnnily ioi copyright ‘by Ian; Pggbugj Oklahoma--the Red People's conng try-lay heaving under. the nut sum- mer sun. n scarred and dreadtul thing with the oil drooling down ‘Its face a vlscm stream. EE Tracy Wyatt. who used to drive the bus and dray line between Wahoo and ‘Danae. standing up to the reins like I- -cood-uatiired rad-int-ed eluu'!c,.-tear‘ as. the wagon ‘-bumped over the rough roads, was one -of the -riches; men in Oklahoma-in the whole of. the United States. for that matter. \Vyatt, The Wyatt Oil company. in another five years the Wyatt Oil companies, You were to see then‘ sign all over the world. The “Big Boys\ from the East wen,-eto come to him. mi: in hand, to ask his advice about this: to-seek his favor for that. The sum of his daily income was fantastic. The mind simply did not grasp ll. Tracy him- uelf was. by now. 1 portly and not lin- dlgni looking man of a little more than fifty. -His good-natured. rubl- eund face wore the grave slightly as- tonished look of a commonplace ‘man who suddenly himself I per- sonage. ‘ :3 THE ‘STORY . VCHAPTER !.—!t was 1889. Yancey ‘cmvat. just returned from the newly °'°a°*.‘ ‘:“‘é‘:‘ ‘swan’ *.::*:'°..':: 63:\ '33:’-. fnp ‘to a ‘largo ramlly gathering of the Venables. -§\3V1°:‘:\i&:- '.*\.\°% W :.“°.S::.‘W- e a as an e n W.ichit&. Kan..Flvgp_vogrs -before l'an—- :'r. :2“ ..“~\’s°“r°'. :2‘ ;X':':',:3 n Wonns . esxun- u~ Sabra \'am1ble..G<:Is1p said of Yancey Crswnt that that-e was Indmn blood In him. He Is a, clever criminal lawyer and editor of the \‘«'i_chltn. Wigwam. A mrn graltotr. he cox;1bx;xetahaontfthlllgdot e c ar 11 :u1.vIn\1e| o - e no or all u. dash of the fanatic. When the Run mtarted. Yancey ‘had raced ms uony _II(llnElt the thoroushbrqd mount 0! a girl!‘ lvvneln her‘ ho‘rse tdellt 8:1‘(ll°I:I‘(3{8 , o ore egs, e suppe o , o_ w crippled animal. The girl leaned on M: mustanw. gnlloped 1,0 the‘ quarter sec- -tlon and got the land by right of I §‘.{‘J»'l\zo’¢'¥.'L°°.s”m?.':‘.'3? nu newspnjpér xn one of the new gowns. ‘Sabra. defying her mother. says she will go too. §CONV|CTS BUY WAY . T0 EASIER TASKS ~. 8451 W.” “.\|\. IX!!! Charges of Bribery Are Be‘- |‘ ing Investigated. Mrs. Wyatt. plxllner. more horse- faced than ever ln her expensive _New York clothes. tried to patronize Snhra Cravut. but the Whlpple blood was no match for the l\luroy. The new money affected Mrs. Wyatt qneerly. She he.- mme nervous. full of spleen. and the eastern doctors spoke to her of high blood pressure. Sabra fl-nnkly envied these luoky ones. A letter from the adder-tongued Felice Vennble to her daughter wns characterlstlc of that awesome old matriarch. Sabra stlll dreaded to open her mother‘: letters. They always contained a sting. [E CHAPTER I‘I—'I‘hey make tho jour- ney in two covered wagons. Ismluh. I little negro servant of the Vennblea. In tound when they make camp the turn: night. hidden in n roll of carpet. The tmvelers the darky youngster almost invaluable in his care and pro- tection of Cimarmn. the Your-vomwold non of the Cravuts. § New Ym-k.—An in.\'estig11t1on into a system of bl‘i|H*i‘)' \\ll(‘l‘(‘ily well-to-do convicts sentencmi to federal peniten- tiaries at Atlanta and Loa\'en\\'ottlr. especially for liquor i_ violations-and stock -frauds, have been able to get theniseivos t!'IlllSf(‘l‘l'(‘\l to less oner- ous confinement in army detention camps. such as those at Fort Wads- worth hove. and Camp 1\I(~ndo. l\Id.. has been 1lii(l(‘l_‘ way by the Department of Justice for several weeks. CHAPTER III—At Ounge Yancey Im- mediately begins trying to learn who ‘had murdered a man named Pesler. ;wi_\o had been shot after (ha first edi- .tIon of his paper. called the New Day. ,apnearod in Osage. He had been too .2:-uthful in calling attention to condi- {tlons In the territory. Preparations for the publication: ox‘ Yancey'a paper. tho ,0klahqma Wigwunx, are about com- pleted. Isxunh becomes a member of .00 Cravnt household. The first intimation of the ccxistenco of such :1 systenl was obtained by federal mxthnrities ‘here some months ago with the discovery of in letter in the pocket at Paul Rubkin, a convict- ed watch smuggler. in ‘the Manhattan # - building. Rnhkin. with Solo- mon iluhmnn. secretary of the com- pany, and xiost-ph Y. Penrimnn. was llentenc-ed to the .-‘itiautn penitentiary In July. 1930. i. 9' Rubkin Gnu Twa Yoarn. “All thls talk of oil and mllllonn and every one in Oklahoma rolllng ln It. I'll be bound that you and that hushnnd of yum.-9 haven’! so much as enough to ml a lamp. Trust Yancey Cram! to get hold of the wrong piece of land. Well. at least you can‘: he dlsappolnted. It has been’ llke that from the day you mum-led him. though you can‘! any your mother didn't warn you. I hope Donna will show more sense.\ 50:: CHAPTER IV—Yancey is naked m conduct church services on Sunday and Arkansas Grat Gotvh \loans\ his gum- bllnx tent. whlvh is packed. the nav- elty of a. church survive and a sermon by Yancey crawu. being Impossible to unis}. v N. Y. Central Railroad A modern leviathan of the rails. Upper left: The telephone box is now a‘ familiar object along the right ef way. Upper right: Dlepatchlng train: by telephone. ‘Id-1;» due Al CHAPTER \“—Beforo he utzxrtn hla narmon. Yam-oy announces he has learned who kmed Jack Pegler. He atnous just In tune to escape a bnllet Ilred by Lon Yountis. Still ntooplng. Yancey shoots nnd km: Yountln. then announces that Yountis had shot‘ Pog- lm in the bank. Among the late ar- ,rlva.Is at the (on! servlcen In an hand- Jomo young woman. known as Dlxlo Lea. whom Yum-ey recognizes a; (ho girl who Il‘l(‘k'.\d him out of his quar- tar section. with her ate nix highly rouged glx-ls, whom ah: ha: brought with her to Osage. coordinating the operations or the vast network or rail llnes spread over the country include the telephone and the telegraph and special adaptations or these great inventions. Not only because of the speed but also the completeness of conversation by telephone. thin inshument has been used for the dispatching or an increas- ing number of orders a train inovementa and also to an ever greater extent in general railway communica- lions. cated in the dispntcher's omce with connections to similar apparatus in- stalled at stations and important switching points within his territory. With this sort of hook-up the railroad men along the line may he easily not!-. tied at the progress 0! 1 train. Thus when one man speaks. all the rent along the line simultaneously bene from the information he given or blo- talns. and thus many unnecessary calls are eliminated. This 'l:yp'e or apparntne is especially effective whenever it is necessary for the railroad men to issue is warning of danger at I particnlnr point along the mall. One or the most important yet lent known services of the telephone in in connection with railroad yard opera- tions, where trnln‘s are made up. Not many years 1130 man known as “rlders\ personally had to bear orders from . Ex ‘I . The trio iuui pleaded guilty to charges of sunugziing watch movc- meuts \'1lhl,¢‘(l at $950000 into this port from Switzerland and tlefrngtilttg the government out of $300,000 in duties. Itubkin and Penrinmu got two yours each and Rulumm was sentem'ed for 18 months. Inc Sela. Donna. home after two years at Miss i_)ignum’s on the Hudson. seemed In- .§leed to he in granddaughter after Felice Vennble‘s own heart. She was. in coloring. contour. manner. and out- look. so unlike the other Oklahoma girls-Cznrins McKee. Gazelle Slaugh- ter. Jewel Riggs. Maurine 'l‘urket-—-as to make thnt tortured. wind-deviled day of her birth on the Oklahoma prairie almost nineteen years age seem im- possible. Even during her homecom- ing: in the summer vacations she had about her nu air of cool disdain to- gether with a kind of disillusioned calculation very disconcerting: to her former intimates. not to speak of her own family. The other girls living in Osage and Oklahoma City and Guthrie and Wa- hoo were true products of the new raw‘ Southwest country. They liked to dress in crude high coiors—i:larlng pinks. cerise. yellow. red. vivid nrnnge. magenta. They made up naively with white powder and big dauhs of car- mine on either check. The. dnughtere of more wealthy parent: drove their own cars In A day when this was con- sidered rather daring for a woman. Dome ‘came home tail, thin to the - Goo J00 0128 CHAPTER VI—Snbm'a second child. mod Donna. is about three year: 3:: when she returns to Wichita for her nr.-It visit. She she has grown Iuwny from funny and relgllvan And In glad to (at back to Once. Some time later. however. when the federal authorities wanted Itnhkin to confront a new suspect and they sent to Atianta for him. it wag found that he was at Fort \V'a(lsworth. He was ‘brought to the courthouse here. Aft~ erwnrds when he was taken back to Fort Wadsworth and searched it was discovered that some one had given him a letter while in New York. The letter was from a convict at Atlanta. It disclosed that the writer had obtained the neeessat-y funds and wanted to follow Ituhkhvs example In ohtainlm: a transfer to Fort Wads- worth. Questtoned by federal authori- tles. Rnbkin admitted that he had bought a transfer for himself for 31.000 and that his two associates had also hought transfers. the price: be- ing $1,000 and $500 each. “ in New York Statoand in other ‘parts of the East. where there are numerous railway centers closely knit by com- munication lines. the telephone is used most extensively. Approximate- ly nine-tenths, of the orders affecting train movements on the largest roads operating through the state are han- dled by telephone. in fact. a good share or the vast telephone plant devoted to the railways of the nation is located in this state. where the terminals and stations are linked by nearly 9.000 tel- ephones. served by more than 250 Iwitchboards. CHAPTER VII—Ya.ncey frustrate: I lmnk robbery In Osage. killing the ~“l{|d\ nnd another despemdo. and be- ‘oming a hero In the terruory. Sabra’: norgy and lntultlon wln women read- ers for the paper. Yancey, always eager lor adventure. urges Sabra to Join him In the mining \Run\ at the opening of the Phornkec strlp. She refusus. Ho lemma her. and Is gone two years. VII‘. No. odd o'olo1 DESI: one and o! the railroad ynrd the other. But today railroad yer men direct this work by telephone. Their equipmont is frequently connected with loud speaking apparatus located at various switching points in the yard. Thus an order can be understood im- mediately by all concerned in it: exe- cution and train are assembled in 1 traetionpt the time formerly required. Even the charging of batteries for lighting a train is directed by tele- phone from the distant source or power supply to the yards. 1. M ; (‘H.-\P'i‘ER \'iii—Dixio Lee become» a town institution. The wives and nlmhexs of Usage are indignant. Yan- cey is heard or only through rumor-I. Snhru comluvling the paper Iucce8s- !uiLy. An Usage Indian girl. Arltn. be- ‘comes the moiher of a son. Ininh in the father. Among the Osage Indian! mixcondm-t. or marriaze. with a negro. is n Qilpllill offense. Isaiah and Arita. with ma child. are kidmwed and tor- tured to death. Within the past few years. in the Itate and elsewhere. great progress has been made In the development and Installation of centralized train con- trol systems ut the telephone. In such a nystem It P the practice to have a telephone llne tram the dis- patcher’s o extend over the entire CIIAPTER I.\'—\I‘he Wif with Spain begins. Ysnwoy returns lo Osage In a Rough Ruler unllnrm. Sabra. despite do.-Iaruon. welcome: him. He hu _ can in Alaska. he says. Thu good woman of Osage. led by Sabra. com- )lna to rid thn town of Dixie Leo. Her ‘mg! as I \-lea manger. come: up on _Ihn day Yancny come: back. Ho defends -her and she ls ncqulttell. Yancey leaves to join hln regiment. ~ CI-IAPTEP. X—-Yancey returns from ‘he war broken In health. but ulll I opulnr Idol. Tho nexvsnnper prosper: III the town “settles down.\ An Osapzo Indian girl. Ruby Bl: Elk. In Sabra‘: iouao ser\’zu\l. Unnnrron. tho (‘I‘nv|t'I Inst born. n~nNm-.n years Md. appears. :1 Sabra‘: horror. to be interested in ur. Loarn of Trannhrl E! D.-purunoat of Justice agents. nn- dcr John E(igar I-Ionvor, chief investi- gator at \\'hsh|n;;ton. began an inves- tjgation. The-.v learned that other trans- tcrs. iuui boon ‘made under similar conr)itions1. l-lo_\\'o\’er. it was not ai- ways (‘i\R_V' to n<ce1-tain‘ whether the transfers hnd horn paid for. Because of the ovcrcrowtiod condition of the penltontiaries at Atlanta and Leaven- worth. ft‘(i(‘l‘I\‘ prison authorities have maria: it :1 practice recently to trans- fer as many prisoners as possible to army li€'lHIl|m\ comps. 1\'cari_v 1,500 priennm-.~: imvo ht-on sunttcrod through thew cmnps. I Among: other notorious prisoners who nro Siilii to have ohtainmi tron}- loraz lrnul .\ti.'uIta to army (lotonilun earn]-ex is iiurry (‘inidiuu'st. operator of :1 Manimtian huckct shop and financial xuivlsor of Bishop Cannon and friemi\of Sumnci Radiow, once an intimate or the inte Vivian Gordon. Goidhurr was sentenced to live your: in Atlanta for his bucket shop opera- tions. IHHII/II/Him . ab &‘1 < d I . 1\ «$ -M.-;=.#.l *‘ ‘Wt cmd ta‘ 1 CHAPTER X!—'I‘he mrl. Donnn. at lfteon. is sent to A New York \nu- iuhing\ achool. Sabra becomes the town: society lander. Clmnrron ac- comxmnlcs R1111)’ Bu: Elk to an hmlnn ceremony. despite Ma mother-'3 roman- alrnnccs. Yanm-y, tho Wanderlust uvon Mm. ngnln leaves O.-Inge. That nhzht Inbrn. alarmed at CImnrron‘n absence. nook: nnd and.-4 hlm at the Indun core- nonlnl. having actuany taken part In It. She bring: him home. J-. ‘E: {i ‘> CHAPTER .\’i1—'1‘he “oil boom\ con- vunn Oklnhomn. Donny, ultra~.sophiI- nomad. comes home. determined. lho Celia her astonished mother. to marry -ma richest man in the auto.\ Yuncor uturnn, aroused by the new: that 01 jun been struck on tho Indian nur- vation. and determined to defend their rights. in the newammer. though ha nntagonizcs nubile sentiment, inur- :ron‘| omm Iriendlinc-as with the In- linna stirs Donn: -to indiznntion. Jon J61 Ant Jan W-II Joe. Jam CHAPTER x_III—BIg Elk. Oann In- llux chief. and his wife. formally nou- ly tho Crnvntn or the marrlan mu morning of tholr daughter. Ruby. to Ci. mnrron. Tho monltrous announcemont cantor: Sabra. though Yancey in un- moved. With her husband. Snbn at-. tondn tho wedding fenuvltln. thouth no tuln true. (or bar. mo in ovor. ‘buy Wynn. former truck driver. in «any tho richest man In Oldnhorun. Dlvorclnl his win. he man-In Donut. not ambition is tul I-‘or yun. unin. Snbrn nears nothing from Yun- ooy. who had disappeared noon attu- cimarranw marriage. Sabra II «looted eonfrasnwoman. and Donn: and her lu: and. and Clmarron's Indian wlto. doctrlfy Washington with their diu- plsy of wuuh, The farmers moved into Osage. or Oklahoma Clty. or Wuhoo. They bought nutomoblles and silk shlrts.and geswgaws. like children. 'l‘he men an! on the front porch lu shlrt sleeves and slocklng feet and spat tobacco julce Into the fresh young grass. Mlle on mlle. us far as the eye could see. were the skeleton frames of on rlgs outllhed ugalnst the sky llke glnnt Mzlrtlzlu llgures stalking across the luudscape. Horrible new towns—Bret Harte wooden-front. to\vns-—spmng up overnight on the heels of an oil strlke: towns inhabited by people who never meant to stay lu them; stark and hid- eous hou:scs- thrown up by tlwellerl point oi‘ lcrawnlness in their opinion; nallow. unrouged. druwllng. mysterious. She talked with an eastern accent. iz~ nored the letter 1', said eyether and nyether and rllfally and altogether made herself poiuonously unpopular with the girls and undeniably stirring to the boys. She paid very little need to the clumsy attentions of the 0ki‘n~ homa home-town lads, adopting toward them a serpent-of-the-Nile attitude very lmming to these frank and open~ ‘faced prairie pro.du¢ts, (Con ! Next Week) Hi ,3: 3% M. I ,,-)1 wz CHAPTER xrv——wun n congrog. inn! party. and some lending o op. cntorl. Sabra in making a tour of In. Ycitlgntlon Imp condluonsln thc Okla. ion: on dlutrictu. M. the town of lowlodu «ho Yancey‘. outcan cu in-. ylng. I hero. with thermal mtg- aj geatux-,e of an emflro bulxdor. h the mud or the on no dl. but III H In amp to be recoxnlnd by him III Jlou mu gyoo h htllvono and __ _. ..~ :SU.BSCRlBI-'. 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