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THE HELPER JOURNAL, HELPER, UTAH JHrtfR tective did not seem particularly Interested. "Vernon," be remarked. "Maxwell Vernon, eh?" "Yes. They call him Max." "Friend of yours?" "I like him If that's what you vey. When I remembered after the excitement died down that the car had looked like Vernon's I paid mighty little attention. Then I recalled the man at the wheel and It seemed to me that even In the brief glimpse. It was Vernon." 'You couldn't swear It though?" mean. ISP Jhe MAY DAY MYSTERY 1 v Octavas Roq Coherv. I W y CHAPTER V M u. 5 RVPCPj said he was frightened and so be ducked for cover." J "Harmon." said the bank presi 'Then no one saw the robber acdent, "this Is Mr. Hanvey. He's tually drive away?" down here for the B. P. A. to look "Yes. I did." Continued Into our little robbery." Burke hobbled forward and tended his hand. The detective hlra In amazement. garded Id "You and the robber fought out?" he questioned. "Yes, sir." "You don't .look like a "How?" "I was still In the safe. The front door was opea I saw him Jump Into the car." "Tbere was another man at the It ex- re- wheel?" "Yes." The little man looked up In surprise. "I'm not" "Hmph! Tell me what happened, Hanvey's bulbous head moved "Same old routine. It's a more- of these little banks slowly. wonder t stuck up." He rose and waddled to the door, which he opened. He stood for sevIf you please." eral seconds staring Into the bank, "Well" Burke was speaking then be moved down' the passagemeticulously. "1 went out to lunch way and Inspected the rear door 1 route to Oak street He returned Immediately after two o'clock. went out the back way and used to FIske's office, lighted another of the same route back : I suppose Mr. bis terrible cigars and turned kindFiske has explained that we always ly eyes on the banker. do that I returned exactly at "This ain't exactly going to be because we were to be very easy, Mr. Fiske. Except for the man gettln' bit there busy that afternoon putting op the stick-upay roll for the Marland mills. wouldn't hardly be a chance for us, "I came In the back door and saw a man putting currency Into a satchel. He was holding a revolver In his right hand. I couldn't see Mr. Fiske or Miss Seward. I Immediately suspected thnt something was . don't-ge- two-thirt- y p wrong." "A rather natural supposition," "And what agreed Hanvey. then?" "He v 'lied something at me." "What?" I didn't pay any "1 don't know. attention to him. I Jun ped behind the counter and grabbed my revolver. He tired at me but the bill let struck the marble counter. He didn't hit me until I came out Into the open again." The wizened cashier spoke as though gun battles were matters of everyday occurrence. "You came out?" "Oh. yes. sir I I couldn't shoot at him from where was. I ran around the corner of the counter lust as vhe Started for the front door. 1 fired at him and he shot at me. That was when he hit me. I was very sorry about that because I fell down and that kept me from following." "And' after you fell down?" prompted Tim. "1 fired again." - "Good Lord! After he had hit you?" "Yes. sir. I was very lucky, too. I hit him." "You are sure about that?" hap-pen- d 1 , " 'Qu!te positive, sir. You see, we found blond on the floor where he had been standing. And there was a trail of blood to the front door and across the sidewalk to the curb." "The robber ran away?" "Yes. sir. I regretted very much that I had not struck him In a more vulnerable spot" "You did a plenty. Now. Mr. Burke, what happened after that?" The little man flushed with em barrassment "1 fainted." "Golly 1" breathed Jim. "It was about time." Fiske faced Hanvey Randolph proudly. "Quite a hero. Isn't he. Hanvey?" "Man! You said it! Mr. Burke. Is that all you know about the rob- bery ?' "Yes, sir." "Had you ever seen the robber I Regretted Very Much Had Not Struck Him in a More Vulnerable Spot." "Yes, Sir. That I cause their program went off elegant Now what want to ask you Is this: Leavin' the robbery itself out of the conversation for a mln ute has there been anything funny goln' on around here recently? Anything that was unusual like strange folks snooping around, or anything like that?" "No Fiske hesitated briefly. strangers that I've heard of." "But there has been something peculiar," Hanvey asserted. "1 didn't say so." "No-o- , but you kind of acted It" 1 Randolph Fiske was genuinely Impressed. "To tell you the truth," he said, "1 am sure I recognized the car In which the robber drove away." "So-o- l That sounds awful good. Whose was it?" Fiske toyed with a blotter for a moment "1 hate to sny, Hanvey. My suspicions are probably grossly " unjust" "We ain't goin' to bother no Innocent folks, Mr. Fiske." "I hope not Especially this one. I You see. In all the excitement, couldn't be sure It was his car." "But you're pretty positive?" "Exactly." Certainly no.. But I Investigated and now, Hanvey, comes he rotten part of my chain of evidence. Thai night Max Vernon did not return to his room In the Psl Tao Theta house. He did cot come back until late yesterday afternoon,'' "Yes. . . .?" Fiske frowned, then looked op at Hanvey's expressionless face. "I'm trying to be fair to the boy and to you. He went to his room at the fraternity house. But Hanvey, there was something else that I didn't hear until this morning." "What?" "He didn't come back In the car he was using day before yester' "What sort of kid Is he?" Fiske hesitated, then leaned forward with a sudden burst of confidence. "If I give you my honest opinion of that boy, Hanvey will It prejudice you against him?" "Golly, no." "He has faults" "Who hasn't? Only men Fro afraid of are these goody-goody- , aln't-I-hones- t ones. They're the cute babies! Now about Vernon?" "It Isn't a long story. Yon know we have a college here. Vernon en tered as a freshman three years ago he's finishing his Junior year now I met him when he came Into the bank and opened a dollar checking account It was rather unusual " "I should guess yes." "And naturally 1 bad a chat with him. This money was the re mainder of an inheritance from his mother, she having been his surviv ing parent" ninety-thousan- d day come In?" "A new car," said Fiske "A brand new and very expensive one." "Orphan?" In the past three years "Exactly. "Hmm. . . ." Hanvey puffed Max and 1 have been quite friendly thoughtfully, but said nothing. To so friendly that at times I'm the banker It seemed that be was not afraid he has rather resented what even bothering to think. Just a must have seemed like interference great human bulk occupying space on my part" Fiske was considerably Irritated. "What were you interfering about?' "1 don't want to be misunder"Vernon has been running through stood, Hanvey." he said, with a hint his money pretty fast He start- of acid In his tones. "I'm fond of ed slowly In his freshman year, that boy. I don't believe there's but the word got out that he was anything radically wrong with him. very rich and he gathered around I've told you everything, hoping that himself a group of friends rather I've overlooked some point which more mercenary than genuine. Max may prove to be In bis favor." Vernon Is weak; about as weak as "Maybe," suggested Hanvey softa young man who Is not vicious can ly, "maybe yon have." be. 1 really believa though, that "I hope so. I don't want to see there Isn't a vicious bone In his body His first year at college he spent Max Vernon get Into trouble," "Gosh!" Hanvey uncrossed his money lavishly. Last year he spent It faster. This year he has run legs with considerable difficulty. "It through every cent of what little seems like what youve told me indicates he's In trouble enough was left "Gosh! He must be a birdl" Everything Haks him with a bank Too many friends for his own robbery." "1 realize that." Randolph Fiske good. One Ib particular " "Who?" spoke In a low, strained voice. "And "I'll tell you about him directly perhaps I'm doing him a favor." "How?" To stick to Vernon; when I saw his "Because," explained the banker money dwindling I started having sensible, fatherly talks with him "I'd rather see Vernon convicted of He always confessed his weakness complicity In a hojdup than electro and always promised to draw In his cuted for murder." horns. Then the next thing I knew Hanvey scratched his head. "I'm there'd be a walloping big check all up In the air. Mr. Fiske. You're come through the bank." talking about murder, and I don't Luri tie nave all his money know anything about any murder Who got bumped off, and what has here?" "Every cent That's why I'm In Vernon got to do with It?" "It happened at the college Mar a position to know so much about him. About a month ago he had land university Just before this run through his money. Didn't have bank was robbed day before yesfer two hundred dollars left About a day. Max Vernon was arrested foi week ago he came to me and asked the killing the minute he returned for a loan. He admitted that he was to the campus yesterday evening." "I see. . . Who arrested hlra?' broke, tie said he was In a rotten "The local police." fix owed a big gambling debt and l felt that his honor was at stake." They sure are h I on makin' arrests. Guess they feei "Does he gamble much?" "A good deal. But that I'll touch they've got to keep In practice. on later. He wanted to borrow Whose murder was Vernon arrested for?" money. Of course, I explained that "A man named Thayer Pa terson I couldn't lend it at least that the They call him Pat" Thayer. I bank couldn't did offer to lend "College student?" him a trifling sura personally, but "Yes. I guess you'd call him that be said that the hundred dollars I He came to Marlnnd two years ago offered wouldn't help a bit He needand entered the Junior class. He ed five thousand." would have graduated next month "No piker, at any rate." "It Isn't that Hanvey. He Just Ugly rumors followed hlra here doesn't know anything about money They said he had been Invited to . or If he does, he's learned It leave the two northern colleges He was a In the last month, which Isn't very which he had attended. handsome, tall, picturesque figure: likely. He always had thought that ninety thousand dollars was Inex suave, worldly nothing collegiate haustible. Then suddenly, it was about him." "How old?" gone. It took him a long time to "About twenty three or four." understand that there was no more. "And his connection with Vernon? He confessed to me that he had "Thnt's what worries ma They He wanted to know been a foot what to do, and I suggested that became friendly from the start I Max looked up to Thayer, and he leave the college, get a Job and think Thayer had a supreme con to life His take begin seriously. for Vernon. But that didn't gambling debt 'the debt of honor' tempt prevent the older man from bleed he rather grandiosely called It seemd to be preying on his mind. ing Max." "How?" Once or twice he even talked about And If any believe. "Cards. killing himself. I spoke to him like credence is to be given the rumor a Dutch uncle-- " which followed Thayer to Marland "Yon thought he meant It?" In manlpulat "He meant it; yes. But I knew he was quite expert In the past two years them. ing I was he'd never do It merely tryHanvey. about forty thousand doling to snap him out of bis despon lars' worth of checks drawn by Ver All and bis bright lightness dency. non In favor of Pat Thayer have ness were disappearing. But there passed through this hank." was nothing I could do about It" "And It was because of this that "And he?" Vernon has been arreted for Thay "No one In the world could have "Mm-hmm- .. 1 "Who was it?" "A young friend of mine who Is "Not that I can remember." a student at the college here. Mar I "No suspicion, eh?" could almost land university. "No. sir." swear that It was his car which nanvey rose. "That'll be all, Mr. waited at the curb for the robber." Burke. And I'm really proud to Hanvey spoke softly, and kindly. "Hadn't you oetter tell me the have met you." Harmon Burke bowed stiffly and lad's name, Mr. Fiske?" needed or warned money more than hobbled away. When the door closed "He's a nice boy, Hanvey. I've Max Vernon thought he did. Rebehind him Hanvey turned to the known him for three years. And member that! The Inst time I saw I'm not positive he was driving the him was April twenty-eigh- t banker. when he "Think of a little runt like him car. His name" And the banker me for a loan nnd 1 again begged 81 pullin a unt like that. His story drew a long breath: "Uis name Is refused. of the gun fight Is accurate?" Maxwell Vernon!" "On May first, a little after two as far as I could "Absolutely o'clock, this bank was robbed of see from the safe." more than one hundred thousand CHAPTER VI "What did you do while this was dollars. I am terribly afraid Max on?" going face of the banker Vernon was Implicated In that hold kindly I was "Nothing. frankly fright THE marked by lines of worry up." ened, and, at the time didn't even "Because you recognized his car? as though he feared he had talked know It was Burke who wus shoot"That Is only the beginning, Han too much. But the ponderous de I I was couldn't From where ing. see anyone but the robber." THE STORY FROM THE BEGINNING "Burke was correct In stating that the man was hit?" Antoinette Peyton, senior at the University of Marland, resents Pater-so"There's no question about that coed, and there Thayer's attentions to Ivy Welch, seventeen-year-olThere was a good deal of blood on Is a stormy scene, the tension being Increased by Max Vernon, another the floor, lie must have been bleed- student, repronchlng Ivy tor "breaking a date" with him. Thayer and Ver non threaten each other. Larry Welch Ivy's brother, professor at the uniing rather profusely, too, because Is appealed to by Tony to end hl sister's friendship with Thnyer (he trail seemed to get heavier as versity. Welch and Tony Peyton are In love. Tony tella him she la married to It approached the curb. A car was Thayer, but Is his wife only in name, Larry determines to end Thayer's association with Ivy Tony persuades him to wait until she has appealed waiting there for him." to her husband. She does so, vlsltlnij him at n fraternity house. Tony enclf "Anybody else see the robbery?" her visit to Thayer and departs. Vernon leaves the house almost Immedi"No." to Ivy to end her affair with Thayer If ately afterwards. Welch a appeal see the esecnpe?" fruitless. He determines to see Thayer He does so. and after he leave "Anyone frat house Janitor, flmls Thayer dead, stabbed In the throat "No one. A negro boy who works Carmiclno, The Marlnnd bank Is robbed o( il00,0"0, the robber esiapInK with the at the gus station across the street money after belnR shot and apparently oadly wounded. Jim Hanvey. fluid he heard the shooting. But he famous detective, comes to Investigate the robbery. fore?" be- 1" Jim blinked slowly, lighted a fresh cigar and blew a cloud of the rancid smoke across the table. "No?" he asked with depressing lack of Interest "What did he 1 n d er's murder?" "No-o- . You see. no one but my how deeply Involved Max Vernon was. Financially, that Is He was arrested largely on circum self knows stanttal evidence, and because It de veloped that they had a bitter quar rel before Thayer was killed." "About what?" "The Idea seems to be that Thay er stole Vernon's girl." "Mmral Nasty business. Thayer must have been an awful carelesa young man." "It doesn't look good for the boy Hanvey. Thayer gets all his mnnej and a note that he can't posslblj pay. Then Thayer steals the one thing left to Vernon his glrL O! course we can smile, but I fancy that even to a youngstet like Ver non, the loss of a lady's affection? could cut pretty deeply But we'l go a step farther: We'll say that I' not only makes hi in furious bu1 also open his eyes. It makes hln understand that Cat Thayer Is. on Suppose he ccts tin scrupulous. Idea that Thayer has been cheating him at cards? (TO BE CONTINUED.) How I Broke Into Extras That Add The Movies Copyright by Variety to Menu HalC. Herman Tempting Ways of Prepar ing Dainties Rich in Vitamins. By WALLACE BEERY DIDN'T break into the movies. I was drafted Into them. I can't think of anything worse than play ing the part of a Swedish housemaid. And that Is the first part I ever had In moving pictures. I can't tell about the hardships I endured as an extra because I never played as one. Sometimes I think that is an awful drawback to my career, not being able to give one of those successful yarns of how labored through weary years as an extra before getting my nrst part But anyhow, I can tell of hardships I went through in struggling about before the camera In skirts before I graduated from the housemaid role, and I don't know but that has an extra's tribulations outclassed any way you take It It didn't take me long to realize that I wanted to get into the show business. I decided that when I saw my first circus. Consequently I left home and Joined the Rlngllng Brothers' circus when I was sixteen years old. You see, I got Into mov ing pictures through a process of elimination. I tried out other branches of the show business be fore I found the one I wanted to stick with. The novelty of being guardian to a herd of circus elephants at a sal- I wonder If you use In your meal plans many of what are known as "meat extras." Almost every one, of course, uses liver, especially since It has become so well known as a source of vitamins and of Iron. Opinion has certainly turned over In a generation In regard to this meat as a constituent to a child's diet. It used to be considered no food for children, and consequently many people never learned to like It One point about Its Increased popularity is deplored by Its older devotees, and that Is the fact that Increased demand for It has made It Increase In price. Kidneys, although they deserve at least part of the consideration given to liver, from the food value angle, have not become as popular and they can still be obtained at a comparatively low price. If you like kid- ney you usually like It very much Indeed, and consequently kidney en brochette and kidney stew are among the real delicacies. Just writing about them makes me want to go to the telephone to order some Immediately, a household expert writes. We find sweetbreads are more pop- ular generally than the other meats of this type. They are, of course, more delicate In flavor and are usually among the most expensive meats. Brains, either of calves or of lambs, may be used In any recipe which calls for sweetbreads, and also sweetbreads can be used In any recipe that calls for calves' or lambs' brains. You will find any number of persons who have never tasted brains who would like them very much If they were Introduced to them under the guise of sweetbreads. Trine, especially honeycomb tripe, has Its devotees, but It Is not as well known In general as some of the other "meat extrns." While calves' hearts are consid ered the choicest, the hearts of beef and Iamb are also used. They need comparatively long cooking and Stuffed should be well seasoned. hearts are particularly popular. It Is hardly necessary to mention tongue in connection with this group of meats, because It Is more gener- - ally used and more popular than any of the others. Fresh, corned, smoked and pickled tongues are all available and you can take your choice. Tongue Is usually served with some sort of a sour sauce. KIDNEYS EN BROCHETTE Kidneys Water Bacon Mushroom caps Trim kidneys, cook ten minutes In water to cover; drain, and cut In slices. Arrange alternate slices of kidney and thinly sliced bacon on skewers with mushroom cap at each end of skewer. Broil under a hot flame until bacon Is crisp and arrange on pieces of toast Serve with sauce made from stock In which kidwith neys are cooked, seasoned salted sherry flavoring. Qt'ICK MEAL Baked hamburg steak Baked potatoes Scalloped tomatoes Hot rolls Cheese dressingLettuce salad Grapefruit For the quick meal 1 am suggest ing an oven meal. If you have time enough to allow for baking potatoes you can get all the other things Of ready In the time you have. course, the oven must be lighted as soon as you get Into the hou se. As soon as It Is very hot (about fifteen minutes) put the potatoes, which have been scrubbed, Into It Then prepare your scalloped tomatoes, seasoning them with onion, sugar and a few cloves. If you like, besides salt and pepper. If you brown cubes of bread in butter before adding, you will have an especially good flavor. Scalloped tomatoes will bake in thirty minutes. The hamburg steak should be well seasoned with salt, pepper and onion, if you like, or with crumbled bread rubbed with garlic It Is then made Into a flat cake and sprinkled with salt pepper and mustard. It will bake In twenty minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit. After the potatoes have baked fifteen to twenty minutes the temperature should be lowered to 375 or The toma400 degrees Fahrenheit. toes will bake equally well In a moderate or a hot oven, as will the meat If it Is put under the broiling flame for a moment to sear It The rolls may be heated In a paper bag five minutes before serving. With a salad and fruit for dessert we have an easily prepared and appetizing meal. 1933. Boll Syndicate. WNTJ Service. Wallace Beery. ary of $3 a week wore off, but 1 stuck with the Job for two years. Then I did a little serious think No, that is not one of my coming. I really do think seedy gags. riously now and then. I remember how entranced all of the people In my home county In Missouri had been by my voice in hog calling contests. There must have been some cause for that, I reasoned. So I went to New York to try out my voice on a new audience. There I was told I had a good sing ing voice and was given a place in Henry Savage's musical comedy or I stuck to this phase of ganization: the show business for several years and became Savage's star comedian. Then came my Introduction Into I was playing with a the movies. musical company in Chicago when director Henry McRae Webster, general of the Essanay Film com pany, saw me. I don't know what he thought and I am perfectly will ing not to know. It might be vanity. ' Anyway, he cornered me after the show, and by the time he got through talking I was a moving picture player. I started to say actor but that wouldn't be correct. For what did Webster do but deck me out in skirts and make a housemaid I haven't liked them out of me. since skirts, I mean. Still, wearing skirts and a long blond wig had Its compensations. For one thing, I could live In one place and I could have my evenings free. I played most every sort of com edy role with Essanay and then came a real break for me. I was There I sent to the West Coast. joined the Keystone organization and played for a year lu Sennett comedies. Again I missed the extra player grind but I was given most every sort of part You might say that by this time I had "broken into" the movies, but it was not until after I had re turned from a trip to Japan, where I took a company to make a series of pictures, that I feel I actually did that I was given the dramatic role of the villain In Marshall Neilan's "Unpardonable Sin," and the critics and public were kind enough to say that I made a real good bad man. It seemed for a while then that I was doomed to be a villain for the rest of my days. I played all sorts of Itiuvy parts and hud Just about decided that I couldn't be anything but a rogue on the screen no matter how bad I wanted to be good. 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