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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 7, 1929, Mason City, Iowa                                SIXTEEN Passed lip FULKERSON JbvG THE A GIRL WHO MADE MEN LIKE HER 19ES bv Central Press Assot READ Tins FIRST In the hone ol mulling herself mon attractive lo moji Betty liriiwn times up dauuhiK She finds fin imiiicilialo response from many men who sec her ilauce publicly at amateur entertain ments Andy Adah Harry Ford nml Doc Alfjer become her steady admirers She neglects her faithful but slow Iricnil George Harris next iloor Allan becomes ioo familiar iviiile slio is out in his car Her father dies suddenly leaving tier mother willi lilllo more than fivo thousand dolliirs Mr lirain ard who says ho was a friend of her fathers appears on the scene He fiivcs indications of prosperity and begins lo take her mother out Mrs ISrown is impressed and Betty frightened at the prospect of Mr Brniuunl us it father VOW GO ON WITH THE STOIS1 CHAPTER XVII During the next two months Brain ards vleits to Bettys mother became more frequent They made no pre tense asking her on drives or to ioln them OB they chatted In the ait ling room They seemed quite able to each other At Bralnarda suggestion hertnolh nr had abandoned her garb of mourn ing and bought an outfit of riov clothea much too girlish In Bettys estimation She felt her mother was making a bit of a fool of herself will short skirtsslvowlnea toowcttroundei ankle and gay colors In too sharp a contrast to the recently discards sombre garments of mourning One night after Mr Bralnard hac gone Betty eat down beside her motile on the divan and nailed Mother are you going to marry Mr Brain ardV Dearie I think I shall Caleb is so insistent and so anxious that wo two lonely souls should end our days to gether You have no Idea how beau tlfully he makes love to me ahe sim Iered Then you must let mo find a po sltlon of some fiart answered Betty You wont want me to live with you and I would not care to Mow honey dont act that way begged her mother I am entitled to llvo my life I am a young woman yet Mr Brafnard says and he wants to make me happy He says ho will make us both Independentand we can have a nice little car and everything Tie wants us to move from this glooiny house to more pleasant surroundings I suppose there Is nothing I could say to stop you sighed Butty t dont want you to think me unkind but I cannot Bee why he should want to marry you Well I like that cried Mrs Brown Let me tell you Miss that I am not the ugly old woman you sug gest At least Caleb does not think ao You should be mighty proud that your mother Is wooed by so fine arrt prosperous a man He says I shal have SL servant and never have to turn my hand to housework I hope It all turns out for tlie best answered Betty She sat on the veranda tho next evening as George Harris came from tho restau rant He stoned a moment to chat I see your mother has tnken off her mourning he satd tentatively res and I fear for a foolish rea son Is she solns to marry the old chap who is around here so much Im afraid SO George Who and what Is he osked George suspiciously I wish I knew He Is Caleb Brn Inw ard In Investment banker in tho Fi nance building reply wns a low whistle Do you know him1 asked Belly Of quickly Xo I dont but when I sco an in vestment banker hanging around a v i rtovv with life insurance money H makes mo suspicious Is tliero anything we can do about It asked Betty I will have the Retail Credit Men REsoclation of which our restmiraut Is n member look him up They toll us about his finances But dont worry Betty Mnybo ho IK all right Tho next twentyfour lioura wrro luxlons ones for Betty When CIcui homo tho next night she asked ho had found out Belly I IIODO your mother has not trusted that niaa with any oE jier money1 answered Jeroge lie 1ms only desk room in uu olTico in the Fi nance building llo owes cveryono in town lie is a crook iC Ihero ever wns one TalEc to your muther at once luid tell her whafl say Hetty went Into thehouse at once and found her mother placidly rock Ing in the window wailing or Braiuard Mother I have some had news for you I hope you will hot bo angry but I asked Cieorgo Harris to look up il Braiward I will tluitilt you to attend to your own affairs snapped licr mother Our Interests are this same moth er protested Betty Mr Brainard Is not a rich maiK He owes everyone in tlm city Ho has no office in the Finance building He only has desk room in another mans office Caleb will be here In a few mo ments Ho will make Geerge Harris retract that nasty hit of gossip That mother of his always has been Jealous of me and they are Just trying to make mft feel bad ITavo you trusted any of your mon ey to Mr Bratnarcl asked Betty It is nono of your affairs what I have done with my money Please tell me Well Mr Brainord 1ms my five thousand dollars buthe he would never touch a penny of It himself He knows of a new oil well being bored next to another which paid every one hundreds of thousands of dollars Ho put twenty thousand dorllnrs of his own money in It ror he knows we will make at least ten times what wo put in When I prct my fitly thousand dollars I gnpns you wilt feel differen about it Oh mother how could you be so foolish I seo no reason why I should not trust my money to the man I am go ing to trust my llfo to Just you wait till ho comes ii ivill jnafco you ami George Harris both sorry for what you have said Betty went to hotroom to Me down on her bed mid cry Mho belieiil this man had swindled her out of her money and sho wondered what ivoulrt become of them now Her nother was hefpless of course as she uul never earned a dollar in her life Jetty felt equally so She lay for an hour and then went IOWH and stepped over on the Harris nnd rang the bell When George came to tho door sho told him shat hapepned Oh Goth I wonder If he delivered he rtoetc to her If she didnt get tlo slock wo might have him arrested on L criminal chatgo If ho did deliveu t there Isnt a chance In the world Ill gn In and talk to your mother They went back to tho Brown sit ting room When fhero who cried George Harris get out of my hixiHC Tho very Idea of vmir Irvine to poison Bettys mind gainst hiL future father I jdsl wtnled to ask you ono qtits ion Mrs Bruwn Betty tells mo you nvcstvl five Ihousand dollars In an ill Ttid von stock certificates or your monoyV Yes I did she snapped I vanted Mr Brainard to keep them in is sato 1ur me but he Insisted on ly taking liioni I arn very much afraid that you lavo bcn victimize said George Ill look jntn tho matter further in the morning You your snoopy nose nut oC my nlSiiiiF icnigu Harris and stay U1PC When Mr Brninnrd t will ttll Ulm what you have Jii ho coining tonirlit Tts nietlur now1 rrmurked Bolty Ha sTid ho was coming and ho al ways wlicn ho Kays Uo will Ill invo you he is a busin iiiannml hns luiportatu tiiinirs to do If he rlors oinio will 1rainnrd lid not cnmn that or rvrr NiLllliM did lin to1 plioiio llo did nnt 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