The Fifth-Dimension Tube
"Jacaro's gotten through too!" snapped Denham. "He's gotten in a pack of trouble. And he's loosed the devil on Earth. Here--look!" He jabbed his finger at one headline. "And here--and here!" He thrust at others. "Here's proof."
The first headline read: "KING JACARO FORFEITS BOND." Smaller headings beneath it read: "Racketeer Missing for Income Tax Trial. $200,000 Bail Forfeited." The second headline was in smaller type: "Monster Lizard Killed! Giant Meat Eater Brought Down by Rifleman. Akin to Ancient Dinosaurs, Say Scientists."
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"Jacaro's missing," said Denham harshly. "This article says he's vanished, and with him a dozen of his most prominent gunmen. You know he had a model catapult to duplicate--the one he got from you. Von Holtz could arrange the construction of a big Tube for him. And he knew about the Golden City. Look!"
His finger, trembling, tapped on the flashlight picture of the giant lizard of whi