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. Fuelless Indians Face Btiz/ard ubleday, Dofan antf lTAf lii ifatf* *** «f* mmm •*« MM** **•**<*« ^s^^-^^^^'Tn'^^xXe ^•^^^TT*T )<i ^A :? ^ ^4-< ~-*^-^£^t^'' * X.3s i^sffi^^ .t*»x titior kttftfrn >•• »K AHMCItlST. Tkey 4H*«I ifce •**«*« *«*t 4*7 itoM «* 6iv tffctthfcfte ftttoftY XI hot amusement linstant across. Mt '»fikte> "Well," he-mid, . How about some ished the rvords through the cramp in her throat. A banana special." Mary'Frdnces .pu "Ctlpefl! '.Do you have to ask took hold of 'her small, sharp ydir folks ;eVer' .time you .turn ;gutd* ! hei« across the- street; iround — er— Say, 1 don't believe trotted -along slightly L- know your name." » ,» » RANKIE," said Mary-Frances.' "Frankie Fenwick." It was her The trio paused mW- 'the .Intersection to.aHb» a dling furniture van to pass. opinion that Mary-Frances was a 'igasped Ermlntrude, unheard, dumbbell name,', but that Frankie, like Billie ad, Teddy, for girls, was Mary-Frances, steered by Mr. De proceeded across had reached the rest!- ot Btendsen's Drug Store oe- : 'ior» Bnnintrude was missed, and l^ffin'lf was Mr. DeArmOunt who In^Say—where's the other >W8rat's became"—Mr. Deever felt but slight obli- trf gallons toward his verbs—"of your .said Mary-Frances., and [space bewilderingly empty ulntruiffe. "I'll'bet." said Mary, her woman's wits instantly ened by. necessity, "that she ijtn»pp--ed to think of another imenf some place else." •y" went,-into- tBe drag store,, itftl. counter, and back to one <*•?*#*"<-•••- s UL the coot SB of the room. ^ at looked< again-, at ra, ; recTOstrncted"hairily subtle; daring; original, and charm- He asked, "How'd you. spell it?" • Mary-France's 'spelled it. "Oh,. Fenwick," he said, as' ;if Mary-Frances had mispronounced t thi first, time. "There's a street of the same name back there, isn't there?" "Yes," said Mary-Frances simply. She had her prides, but this was not one ^them. "Fenwick avenue. :t was named lor Grand— my grandr father, you, know. His estate was the first one • on the avenue, so that's why they named.it for him, ! suppose." •/Estate?" he. questioned, with op«n awe. ••:... IVs only a- block," said MrfryV Frances. "We still' live there in ithe F.efl-wick Mansion— it is awfully iolS "Aw." he said. "Go on. I'll .'bet yon're-stringing me." .'.•% fier "Honestly and truly rm not"; lpr«rfBnsly formed; opinions; ' ordered a small coke lemon ifdrlng. *'"" "A"'' banana special." Mary- Frances pushed the words- thuougb cramp DeArmount, .Hair-Frances. , ""Hour latent Agoing to the dance :;tontcht.«tf0E the-show at the F. O. ;" O.' r IV HWtr': he suggested. • "bh, H eottMtftt" ' a«fd 'Mary'-,'• Frances, aaaatt the shock, of it was ?*W the; sayfljf. the',m»tteat You dance, fdqn'tyou?' " '"Spma. Wa-have classical danc- . 1 did the solo dance 'Ing, at ' fin parent* cawmWy last month." "What'9 fl» matter, then? •won't you. go- to the dance with ."My ilgtera— n«na of my family ' skefffc thai; ~h'e wasT of her truthfulness. "Well, I'll be," he said, and looked again at Mary- 'Fsattces, aiwt-did some more recon- structinir, and finished, "shot. Well, Pit be »nof." repeated Mr. DeAr- . mount. Ther-parted, but not forever, out- 'sfdfr the drug store at five o'clock. She had agreed to meet him that ,night, as close to 10:30 as he could ,make it, under the big walnut tree in the yard—the one eater-corners from the Carmichaels' house, where Eenwick avenue Joined Chestnut 'street. There could be no harm, he had urged, in getting better acquainted. , * * * A S Ann put on her coat in the washroom'at the rear of the office ' the day behind her was a long tired disappointment, and the iempty evening stretched ahead paralleled with a frightened won- 'dering as'to whether or iiot she might hear from Phil. And yet, when the telephone bell rang, jiist as. aha -was opening the front door to start for home, /and she was greeted; by ; Phil's voice, .pleasant and sure, she^was aware only of irritation and. :• a dismaying petulance. - .....••.-. .•""Ann, dear," he 'said, "it is spring.". . ' "She" answered stupidly, ."It H?" and thought 'that it also was after iflve o'clock, ..and that iC the bill collector had , not come in she wouldn't be in the office to receive this news. ' • Phil had a .plan. The car was in running order again; he thought he might stop in town and get two of those box lunches, and then:conre for Ann, and he and she would drive out someAVhere into the country, , and find some woods and a stream, and eat their suppers together out there all alone unCer the trees. "You know I can't, P'hll," Ann said. "This is my week, to get dinner and. -do the evening: work, and I have to go home and do it." •'"I thought," he explained, "that Cecily might be a good sport this once and let you .off. It is a grand day. I'm wild to -get out of the city and, into the woods." v ''Cecily is always a good sport," Ann returned. "But it -happens that she, Just called me and told me that she is going out somewhere into the .-country for dinner'^ with ' ..... _ ri _... He is giving he'r a'rnsh.'isn't he?" "I shouldn't call him 'wild. 1 exactly," said Ann. "Cissy has every right to go— it is her week." He said, "Surely. Of' course." "Last week," Ann suggested, "was my week." "But last week," Phil reminded her, "it rained all week." Ann said, "That wasn't my fault." Phil said nothing, and one of those taut silences that como occasionally into telephone conversations began and extended absurdly until Phil snapped it with a "Well, then" that was frightening with finality. "He can't," Ann thought wildly, "say goodby and hang up,, -when nothing else-^has been- sald.d can't say, 'I'll see you after dinner^' won't I?' Why can't I? I often:!, do. I don't know. .Today I can't..",But she did say it; and, "Well, that's the trouble," Phil began, as she had known intuitively, without either precedent or reason, that he would begin. NO safe, satisfactory, "Yes, of course." No happy, thrill- What New U. S. Tax will Cost ing, "Well, indeed you will." -No, "May I?" precious because of Its humility and eagerness. It had been years since Phil had produced a "May I?" entirely satisfactorily. Ho had a client to see at eight o'clock. He had thought that he and Ann might havo their picnic supper in the woods, and that ha would have time to take her homo before he went on to keep his engagement, "I see," said Ann. "What's the matter?" said Phil. "Nothing," said Ann. "I suppose you think I shouldn't keep iny engagement with - my client?" "No, I don't," Ann said, tho hint of anger almost hidden under the weariness. "When did I ever think you should break a professional engagement?" "Well, then," he 'said, and It was coming now and sue could liotstop" It, "gobtlby." If only lie wouldn't top it off with one of those silly, outworn cliches of his. "Meet you at the merry-go-round," said Phil. It was his thesis that humor and love could not be divorced. * • • pHILIP hung up the telephone re-*• ceiver, and pounded the thing down on his desk, and said, "Damn!" He hated to lie — he wa^j certain of that— and ho felt bitter and ugly toward Ann because she had forced him , to do so. SomC- wliei l e,"ho thought, there must be ^vomen in the world whom men could not "hiirt." Women'to whom a man could say honestly, "I'd like to have you go with me out into the country this evening; but, since you can't (or won't), I am going alone. I happen, just now, to prefer the woods to your company." It was, he further reflected, his fault, possibly, that Ann was incapable of receiving his candors. He had pampered her too often, catered too long to those tender fee>> ings of hers; had been too ready, always, with excuses, explanations', apologies. She was angry this evening because he had waited until late to telephone to her. Why ; couldn't she gently know, as she had used to know — or had she, ever?— that he had always excellent reason for everything, that ha was never unjust nor careless? Today he had been very busy, and then he had waited to find whether. or not the car would be available before he made plans. ••«w»^ (To Be Continued), ~>'* Woman Is Injured in Auto Accident at Mena MELLON RECOMMENDS the fyUowing new miscellaneous taxes: TOPACCO MlpPUCTS iUCCKF? frfaje of 16 2-3 per cent over present tfcjj, , q?hf *nt government tax on a pack of eiuwetes is 6 cents. .A n»» who smokes a pack a day now pay* the gov- *njment 121.90 a year. He will pay |3.65. »««>. AMUSEMENTS— Ten per cent tax on all tickets for more than 10 cents. (At present, no tax on selling for less Iran *3>CHECKS— A stamp, tax of 2 cents on each 4pMt (No s«cb ta* :-aav>. * 94 5 cents on each message costing froja 14 to » cejjte; tax of 10 cents o» each menage costing $0 cents or mpre. (No tax at present). CALLS-Sanie as telegram- per cent tax p» ow cars. (No such tax now.) TRUCKS—Three per cent tax on aew onto, such tax now.) TIRES AND ACCJESSOBIiiS—Tax of 2'£ per cent. (No such tax now). RADIOS AND PHONOGRAPHS—A sales tax of 5 per cent, which also applies to phonograph records. (No such tax now.) REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS-A stamp tax of 51 cents for each $500 of value in excess of $100. (Nc such tax now.) STOCK TRAMSJTfiBS—An increase of 1 per cent in the existing stamps tax on sales or transfers of e;-r<>- tal stock. POSTAL Rates—Increased rates designed to overcome ?150,000,000 anaual deficit. (Postmaster Gene:--'l Brown recently recwraaienpjed 3-cent letter postage and higher rates on otfcer mailj MENA, Ark— Mrs. W. M. Draughon of Hot Springs, was injured, but her daughtel, Mrs. Catherine Harris, escaped hurts, when their car struck the steel railing of a narrow bridge north of Mena in avoiding a collision with a school bus, Mrs. Draufjhon's rifefit arm was fractured at the wrist, and she sufered cuts on the head' in addition to possible internal injuries. The injured woman was brought to Mena for medical attention before being moved to her home at Hot Springs. One of the steel guard rails of the bridge, failing to crack under the impact of the colision, kept the car containing the women from going off the highway into a stream of water. -- m t ^ Shover Springs The weather is looking some better for which we are proud. We are glad health is fairly good in these parts, Mrs. Ruggles is still on the mend. Joe England and wife of Hope was vsiiting in those parts last Sunday. There was not many out at Sunday school Sunday but every body come next Sunday. Mr. Wray and family visited in Patmos Saturday night. J. S. Reed of this place is back at work at hi.s old job of night watching at the compress, going on last Saturday night. Charlie Garner' and family of near Spring Hill. visited at the Aaron home here Sunday. W. A. Walker and J. M. Reece was killing hogs Monday. L. E. Darwin and family visited relatives near Fulton Sunday and Mrs. Darwin's sister, Mrs. Bub Ames returned home with them. Singing as an exercise is a great benefit to anyone suffering from chest or throat weakness. More than 300 Indians, many of them ill, faced exposure to the bitter cold of the blizzard wfhich gripped northwestern New Mexico and northwest, ern Arizona when the coal supply at the Gnnado. Ariz., Presbyterian Navajo mission gave out. The upper picture shows a street in Gnllup, N. M., where relief parties were organized, only to be blocked by the heavy snow drifts in th mountains. The lower view shows Indians huddled about the little mission after they had escaped death in the blizzard only to find themselves almost isolated and without fuel at Ganado. They'are holding mission sheep, which they had to butcher for food when supplies ran low. , • Letters to Santa Claus Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl four years old. I have ben a very good little girl this year and I want you to bring me a sleepy doll, a doll buggy, a broom, and a electric stove and .set of .dishes. I also want lots of nuts, fruit and candy. Gene Gray. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little boy seven years ; . old. Mother says I have been a good" little boy and that Santa Claus will not forget me. Please bring me a gun, little red wagon, football; pair of skates, gloves, cowboy suit, and a dump truck, all kinds of fruits, nuts, and candy. Paul Buie. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little boy five years old. I don't go to school. I want you to bring me a little red wagon, a bicycle, a toy pistol and some caps to go with it. I want you to bring me a over coat to wear this winter, candy, apples, oranges and all kinds of ruit. Chub Sherman. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I want you to bring me a ring, a pair of gloves and two new dresses, bring me a pencil and tablet, fruit of all kind, nuts and candy, some fireworks, of al kinds and don't forget my mother, bring her a something nice. Allie May Collier. Hope, Arkansas, Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little-boy two years old. I have been a good little boy and help mama about the house. Bring me a rubber ball, a negro doll, and a little gun and some shells. Bring me some fireworks of all kinds, some fruit, nuts and candy. Buck Foster. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl 9 years of age. I go to school at Centerville. Please bring me a ring! and a pair of beads, some paint, pencil, a doll, some fruit, nuts and candy and all kinds of fireworks and don't forget my sister and brother, mother and daddy. Flora Lee Collier, Hope. Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl three years old. Santy,' please bring me a sleepy doll and a 'pair of sissors to cut paper and a little broom to sweep with. Don't forget mother and dad and Gracie. Bring them something nice. Joyce Skinner. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a'little biy five years old and go to school some. Mr. Mitchell' is my' teacher., Please bring me a Irairi and a steam shovel, and fruits and nuts. Virgil Skinner. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl nine'years old. I'go to school at Oak Grovo and I am in the 1 thfrd grade I want yo uto please faring^ me p doll buggy 5 and a set of dishes an'd a;p'air ol gloves, fruits and nuts of all kinds. Iva Lee Collier. Hope, Arkansas. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a good little boy nearly four years old. I want you to please bring me n tricycle, a big choo choo train, a steam' shovel, a wheelborrow and a gun. And bring me lots of fruit, candy and nuts and please Santa don't forget mamma and daddy and grir.g grandma something nice. Franklin Ford Middlebrooks Hope, Arkansas. DearlSanta Claus:—I am a little boy six years old. I am mamma's pet. 1 want you to bring me a domp truck, a bicycle, a airplane, pistol and plenty of caps to go with it. A little red wagon, pair of skates, candy and all kinds of fruit. J. T. Wright. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a littie girl 7 years old. I go to school at Centerville. I am in the second grade, my teacher is Miss Avis Jones. I sure do like her. I want you to bring me a sleepy doll with curls and a pair of beads. Santa bring me two new dresses, some paint, some fireworks of all kinds, nuts, fruit and candy. Bring my mother and daddy something nice and don't forget my teacher. Mytris Lee Collier. Hope, Ark. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a good little goy three years old. * Please bring me a choo choo train, a little airplane, a ball, a gun and a money and bring me lots of candy, fruit and nuts and please Santa don't fprget grnnddnddy and grandma and mamma. Van McMunn. " Hope, Ark~nsasT Dear Santa:—Will you please sir bring me n pop airgun, fire crackers rocky horse. M;ima says I am to large t'or that, but I told her you didn't know how large I was. Candy, apples and nuts. Plcn.se remember my teacher, Mrs. Emma Turner. Wayne Jack Huckabee, 222 N. Hervey St., Hope, Ark. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl four years old. I want you to please bring me an electric stove, a doll bed, a doll trunk and some new clothes for my baby doll, also some oranges and apples and plenty of peanuts. I will try to be good until you get here. Peggy McNeill. Fulton, Ark., Route 1 Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl two years old. Please bring me a doll, little wagon, candy, fruits, nuts of all kinds. Betty Lue Rosenbaum. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl 11 years old and I go to school at Oak Grove. Please bring me a little trunk and a manicure 1 set and fruits and nuts. Geraldean Collier. Hope, Arkansas. Dearest Santa:—I want you to please bring me something for Christmas. Just anything will be O. K. Don't forget my teacher, Mrs. Mary Wilson. I would like to huve candy, oranges and apples. Warner Huckabee, Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a very small girl and for Christmas I want you to please bring mo a story book about dogs, a set of aluminum dishes, a baby doll, little tub and rub board and u little broow. Please don't forget Hicky, bring him a new cane to walk with, for he has been crippled a long lime. Also don't forget baby sister, she hasn't becri with us very long, but I'm sure she would like something nice too. I will go to bed early and sing Jingle Bells for you beiore I go to sloop. Marion Frances Taylor Patmos, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—Please bring me a bicycle for my Christmas present. I want one that is the right size for a girl nine years old. You may paint it blue and if it is too large to come down the chimney you may put it in the room where u Christmas tree is. Santa will you bring me a doll that will open and shut her eyes and cry, and please bring me some fire crackers and briny mo some sparklers, and some oranges and apples. Bt-rtha Owens. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Sant Claus:—Please bring me a pair o fskates, a pair of house ?hies and some fi-uit and nuts. Please bring Dale a pair of gloves, a gun, a harp, and some fruits and nuts. Opal and Dale Smith. t>ttaf Santa GhausM can hftfdly *alHl»you>eortte. Plea* bring'me tf bleyile, Mo. 24, a football, s,to*y book* and all kinds of fire' works. Ophelia Wants, a bicycle, a violin, and asaefc full of marbles. I hope you , miss any one and make everyone happy. John H, and Ophelia Hamilton, • ' Hope, •Arkansas. Dear Santa'Clausi—I am a 111" girl eight years old. f go to PsUI school; PlfeUiiG-*r!ng me H bo';k satchal some nuta imcl. fruits. Sante, dft not forget tha Mhef little girls antl boys that do no have anything Hehttmber my swisftt teacher; Mrs. Tiyloiv Velifta Ann O'St«n. Dear Santar Clatlfli—I'm a little boy eight years bid. I live on Wast Third street. My house number is 718. want a Wcycle, an a airplane, a pair cf skates and a-football.' Horsey Keith. Hope, Arkansas Dear Santa Slaus.—I am a little girl 7 years Old nnd 1 go to school, want you to bring me a doll, a dbl bed, a table, a pair of shoes, a rain coat, a dress and all kinds of fruit Mrytle Allene Crosby. Dear Santa Claus:—You are one of my best friends, and I don't want you to forget my other friends Christmas night.. I would like to have a _ doll, bath robe, house slippers, Bible, skates and lots of fruit. Remember my teacher too, I am a little girl seven years old. Mary Jo Moncoe.. Dear Santa Claus:—I want a doll, a get of dishes, a pair of stockings. I have a little sister, Johnnie. She wants a doll and a doll • buggy. 1 go to school and am in the second grade. I like my teacher fine. Bring her something too. Eloise Reese. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santo Claus:—I «m a little girl seven years old. I am .in the second grade. My teacher's name is Mrs. Hicks and I love her. I .want you to' bring me a doll and apple, candy, and some beads and don't forget my little sisters Hazel: and. Roily. Kathleen Rowe. •• Fulton, Ark., Route 1. Dear Santa:—! am a little girl 9 years old. I go to school .at Guernsey. Mrs. Hick is my teacher and I like her vei-y much. Please' bring me a ring and a ball, lots of candy, oranges apple sand all kinds of nuts. Arle'ne Terrell. Fulton, Ark., Route 1. Dear Santa:—I ani -a little girl 6 years old. Please bring me a ring, some jacks and : a pair 6f gloves; Don't forget my little brither, Don, he wants Santa to find him a little wagon. He is three years old and stays at.home with mother while I go to school. So bring us both candy apples and oranges, lots of nuts. Bellie and Don Terrell. -. .-* Patmos, Ark, ' Dear Santa Glaus:—I'.'am a litle boy 10 years old. Please bring me a pair of rubber boots and some 1 oranges and apples and don't forget my teaeh- •er, Mrs. Homer Reeves and mother and, grandmother and grandfather. Teldord Huckabee. Hope, Arkansas. anta Glaus:—Dear Santa Glaus shrd Dear Santa CJaus:—I am a little boy seven years old. I go to school, Miss Taylor is my teacher. I like her fine. I have been' sick fith the flu and. take my medicine well. So please bring me a base ball bat and glove, also wrist watch, candy, nuts, apples oranges and fire works. Don't forget my Sunday school teacher, Miss Maggie Hoher. V. E. Smith, Jr. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Slaus:—I am a big- girl ten years old, I am in the fifth grade at school. My teacher is Mrs. Harmon. Please bring me a world globe, a magnifying glass and a toy French tele-* phone, some fireworks, fruit and candy. Please remember the other girls and boys. Sara Ann Holland. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa:—I am a little girl nine years old. I want you to bring me a pair of skates, a pair of gloves, a set of water colors, a book to color and a story book. Bring me some nuts, fruit and candy. Please don't forget my mother, father sister and brother, they want something nice. Please don't forget my teacher, Mrs. Davis. Mary Dell Taylor. Senator J. Hamilton Lewis of /Illinois, shown here leaving the White House, 1 is now considered ,the; best- dressed man in the Senate. His' im- irfaeulate. spats, with gloves to -match, and his neatly-trimmed whiskers turned the ballot in his favor. • Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—T am a" little boy five years old 1 . Please /remember me this'.Christmas, also my" little.^brother, Rogers Wesley, wants,sonietning too. Don't forget mother, andiffather. Carroll Lee Huddleston. Hope,' Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am. a little boy eight years and in the 2A grade. I go to Oglesby school. Please remember all the little boys and girls this .Christmas. Also father, mother and teachers, and don't forget me. William Fielding Huddleston. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little boy nine years old and go to-the Paisley school, Mrs. Witt is my teacher. T have .been a good little boy and do not want much this Christmas. I want you , to bring me a pool table. I would like for you to bring me some fire works, fruits and candy. Don't forget''the little orphan children. Jack Greenlee. Hope, Arkansas. Dear Santa Claus:—I am a little girl 10 years old. Will you'please bring me something that is nice for a girl 10 years old. I would like apair of gloves for my Christmas present. Please don't forget my little sister, she is 7 months old, she has been a good little baby and bring her a rubber doll that will squeal when you rnash it and don't forget to bring us some fruits of all kinds and some candy of allkndis and don't forget my teacher, mother father and brother. Magdolene Ridling. Hope, Arkansas. Dean Santa Claus:—I am a little girl six years old. I am in the second grade. My teacher's name is Mrs. Hick, and I Ive her too. I want you to bring me a big doll, an apply, candy and lots of nuts and a-little purse, and some beads and don't for! et my little sisters. Hazel Rowe. Hope, Arkansas. It Dear Santa:—I am a little girl three W years old. Please bring me a ring with baby on it and a doll. Helen Somlrs. "Saved Mother," Says Boy Slayer Thomas Michael, right, 13, was held in Danville, 111., in the fatal shooting of Dr. Austin N. Lakin, 69, who, the boy says, struck his mother, Mrs. Estelle Michael, left. Thomas said his mother called to him to help her, and that in the grappling with the doctor the gun went off three times, jlrs, Michael was Dr. Lakin's housekeeper.^ . •' _ :

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