Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 30, 1931 · Page 3
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Ithif&ay, December 30,1931 JOgg.gy.AR ANDJDAILY PRESS, HOPE, ARMMSAS lira. Sid Henry NEWS Telephone 321 tt must be great to feel at the close of the year, That you've done your duty in the way of cheer, The Year's close brings a well-earned rest, You reposl serenely with conscience blest. Was the world made belter by your deeds thin year? Did you heal any wounds—did you stop to cheep? ' Have you planted a rose where a thistle grow? How many hearts were gladdened by you? Did tht children smile us you passed , by? Wore they glnd to see your sun-lit eye? It Is better to serve, though it. bring not famu, Thiiii to act the quitter in life's'great game.—Selected. Scolds Prince Misfe Virginia .Berry, bus u,s ;gucst this week, Miss Chnrlcen Trimble of El Dorado. , iPnrks Fisher, jmariager of Scotts Store',iri this city is making n'busi- ness trip to Hugo this week. Mr. and Mrs. Steve Cnrrigan and daughter, Mary Delia spent the week end visiting with friends and relatives in Conway.nn.d Little Rock'l MV M. McCloughan, who has spent the past ten days visiting with 1 Mrs. McCloughan nnd little son will leave tomorrow for Muskogee, Okla., where he is a patient in the Veteran's hos- pijal, , .Misses Mary Billingsly, Helen'McRac and Frances Meek of Bradley spent Monday visiting.in Shrevcport, ; Lr. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Wingtield have returned from a holiday visit with Mrs. Wingfield's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wiylliam Sjmpson in Little Rock. .Mr.'.and Mrs. L. W. Young are entertaining at a dinner-bridge Wediics- day evening at their home on South Hervey street. ' R. T. Briant, Mrs. Charles Briant, Mrs. Guy Linakcr and Miss Kjlthoryn Briant spent Tuesday visiting in Tcx- arkana. Tho Cemetery Association will not hold their regular monthly meeting on Friday afternoon, January 1, but will meet in regular session on riclay afternoon January 8, at 3 o'clock at the city hall. When the Prince of Wales' Harmony We have boon having some prety weather of which we are indeed grateful. We were very sorry to hear of the death of Shade Humpheries, Jr., formerly of this community. He passec nway Decemher 24 and was laid to rest in New Hope Cemetery. The bereaved ones have our deepest sympathy. The Misses Elinc and Ruby Hodnott and brother, of Bodcaw, spent Christmas with Mrs. Elln Hodnct and Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dnugherty and children spent Christmas at the' home of her parents Mr. nml Mrs. G. H. McMillen. Thad Vines will soon be ready to move into his new home. Mrs. Nellie Lcnch called on Mrs. H. B. Snnford a while Monday morning. J. W. McWilliams and Ray McWil- I liams attended church at Shover Sunday night. Monroe nnd Amons Dnughcrty were visitors to Stamps Sunday. Joe Dnughcrty has returned to Stamps after spending Christmas with home folks here. Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Jordan spent Christmas with their parents of this vicinity. We wish each and everyone a Prosperous and Happy New Year. "Edward- R," to her program in re sponse to hc'r 'request for his auto graph at. a ".recent public meeting, lit tic Daphne Digby-Joncs, above, ad mpnishcd him with, "You know tha is|nol .your.^iame."^ She expe.cted hin to- sign "Dnvid," .his usual autograpl signature.- .Sho is.showji ubuvcJiolding, the program. Elm street. The rooms were dccoral- cc| in,"Christmas .greeris and •tirrnngcc for three tables of progressive ganv?s Altractivb prizes went to Charles Briant'and Mary Noll-Curler, a dc- Hqious ( salad, plate was served will hot chocolate'. The Woman's Missionary Society of the First Baptist church held their regular meeting on Monday afternoon at- the church with Mrs. A. M. Key conducting a most intcersting mission study. Mrs. J.' Patrick Duffie and children and her sister, Mrs. Gladys N. Weaver of Canadian, Tex., spent Monday vis- Mrs. Ulmcr J. Hester, who has been the guest of her mother, Mrs. Chas. Briant for the past two weeks has returned to her home in Jackson, Miss. .One of Hope's quietest fastest growing instiltitibffe. in the City Library located in the northwest wing of the city hall. During the holidays a number of new members have been secur- el, renewals have been made and new books by the most popular authors have been received. On Tuesday afternoon, between the hours of 3 and 5r30, the librarian let out 115 books. If you are not a member, join now, and have a part in building up this splendid institution. i Mr .and Mrs. P. D. Smith' . and daughter, Margaret, who have been guests of Capt. and Mrs. R. A. Boyett. during the holidays left Wcdnes- djjjijjfpr their home in Dallas, Tex. Miss Anna Ayres of Alexandria, La., is the guest of Miss Marian Brum- niQtt. Miss Julia Maher entertained at a linen shower on Tuesday evening at her home on South Pine street as special compliment to Mrs. R. E. Burnett, a recent bride. The bridal motif was observed in the decorations, and the honoroe received many beautiful and useful gifts. The hostess served a most tempting salad plate. Miss Kathryn Bfiant underwent a tonsil operation at the Josephine hospital on Wednesday morning. Miss Evelyn Briant entertained a group of her young friends on Tuesday afternoon at her home on South iting with friends Nashville. and relatives in Miss Lura Reeder of Ashdown arrived Tuesday night for a few days visit with friends and relatives in the city. HE LIVES! HE BREATHES! HE WALKS! HE SEES! What Is He, Man or Monster? "FRANKENSTEIN" The Man Who Made a Monster A FRIENDLY WARNING If you have a weak heart and cannot stand' excitement or gruesomeness, we advise you NOT to see this production. If, on the contrary, you like an unusual thrill, you will find it in "FRANKENSTEIN" WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY Manager Schuster Explains'"Frankenstein" Nov.'that "Frankenstein," the picture which has piqued the curiosity of so many people, is coming and will be seen at the Saenger Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday, it may be well to clear up some mooted points in this Frankenstein legend. At the risk of telling the render things that he already knows. Manager Schuster of the Saenger Theatre sets forth a , few facts about "Frankenstein." In the first place', Frankenstein was the man who made the monster, and not the monster that somebody made. The idea of creating human life is centuries old. But tho Frankenstein legend in literature i.s only one hundred years old. "Frankenstein" was written by Mrs. Mary Wollstonccroft Shelley, wife of the well-known British poet. It was written in a cottage on the shore of Lake Como in a competition with two of his friends. The competition was to produce the most unusual story. The others all gave Mrs. Shelley the palm, and for one hundred years there has been no story us unusual as "Frankenstein." . In book form, "Frankenstein" has been published in every language and is issued in a tremendous number of editions. Coming down to more pertinent facts to the I heater-goer, Colin Clivc plays Frankenstein, who created the monster; Boris Karloff plays the monster, Mae Clark plays the fiancee of Dr. Frankenstein, and John Boles plays the other man in Mac Clark's life. Fulton Girl of Today Mrs. Nina Goode and Miss Mignon Gunter arc spending the holidays in Comvay. Miss Alma Atkins is the guest- of her parents in, Hope for tho holidays Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Wilson and 'son J. B. Jr., are visiting relatives here. Mi-, and Mrs. W. E. Cox, Jr, and son Edward, have returned from a visit in Cabot T. H. Seymour was a Lcwisville visitor Tuesdayl Mrs. T. J. Logan, Miss Ina Logan and Miss Lenora Wilson attended a show in Hope Sunday night. Miss Pauline Weaver is visiting her mother in Prescott. Mrs. R. P. Hamby and daughter, Irene and Mary Isobel, have returned to Prescott after a visit with relatives here. Miss Mattic Royston of Little Rock las returned home after spending a few days here. Mrs. Ernest Cox and children are spending the holidays with her parents in Stephens. Mr. and Mrs. Brooks Shults spent •hristmas in Hope. Miss Audrey Cox, Miss Mary Roberts and Lewis Roberts have returned to Magnolia A. & M. college after spending Christmas vacation here. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Roberts enler- ained with a dinner Christmas day. Covers were laid for ten. C. H. Wilson was a business visitor o Tcxarkana Tuesday. Robt. Munduy has returned from a /isit with his family in Tcxarkana. Mr. and Mrs, Walter Wilson and on, spent Christmas day here. Mr. and Mrs. William Armstrong of Oklahoma City have returned home ifter a visit with her mother here. Mr. and Mrs. Perry Owen and chil- Iren of Texarkana visited here Tues!ay. Mrs. Elizabeth Moss and Gould Moss isited relatives here recently. She's,a Atypical "Glfl of"-Tb'dayi ! Tha.ls'what judges.-.of:a cpntest he(< n Sweden deciaed after viewing" he; ^holograph" upd-t'ho'se of 150"rival cot) tcst$nts. -Yes, her name - is - CJreta— Greta Carlson. Birds Are First INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.—Mrs. Esther Shipp, 18, was arrested after investigation by welfare workers of a report that she was wasting bread given her by the city soup kitchen. It was found that she was using the bread to feed a flock of birds which were quartered near her house. ts* PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM RcrnuvcsDjnJiufl'-Su'ps Hair lulling Imparls Color and Beauty to Gray and Faded Hair 6oc.ntid$i.coatDrug|.ist3. *~ HlmixClicm. Wlii.Paiclioguf.N.y. New Years Eve Frolic 11:15 p. m. Feature Picture MURDER at MIDNIGHT Thrills that will leave you spell bound STAGE DANCE Good Music, Fun, Pep, Whoopee. Popular Prices SAENGER Vlail Is Accumulating for College Students MAGNOLIA, Ark.—Students at Magnolia A. and M. college who were continually complaining that they never "got any mail" will very likely get many pleasant surprises on returning to school. Practically every mail box in the college post office is packed with Christmas letters and packages. In their rush to leave for home at the beginning of the holidays approximately 90 per cent of the students forgot to leave their home addresses and Postmistress Brown just had to jam mail into the boxes. Christmas passed "away, very quietly, but -everyone seemed to enjoy themselves." as" the" stiti vtas 1 shining after so much rainy jy,qather, ,.' " ', Hc51lh' spems te be good at this-,writing. ~^ ....„•;. .,,:".r.v.r Mrs. Hosia :• Buie ...j-oturncd home Tuesday from Illinois,; where she-was called ^ to the bedside "of her'niothet. Mr. and Mrs.-Ghas.Waynes-.pf-Hope were the 6 o'clock dinner, guests ' cjf Mr. and Mrs, W. L. .Britt, of thjs Miss Dorothy' Sparks reiurrifld ijo her home at Melrose, and was .accom- paincd home by Mr! and Mrs/ Johii Sparks. _ _ - . t _/ \ Mr. and'MrsV Jess Parks of neqr Gurdon ,,wcre thc^Sjuriday guests of her sister, Mrs. W. Baker and Mr. Baker. Miss Opal Gardner~spcnt Friday night With Misses Ruby and Ida Ma'e Harden. \. ' Miss Lizzie Mack Beavert spent the week end with Miss Dorothy Payne. Misses Lawrence and Elizabeth Britt visited in Little Rock Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Buie, Mr. and Mrs. Randolph Buie returned, to their home in Louisiana Sunday, after spending Christmas with friends and relatives of this place. Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Calhoun and children called on Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Harden and family of this place. Battle Field We are glad to see the sunshine again after so many days of rain. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Sinyard of Red Springs returned to their home Saturday night after spending the holidays with their daughter, Mrs. ; Beckie Murry of El Dorado. ,', People of this community were sorry to hear of the death of Lide Casen. He was laid to rest in the Sullavin cemetery, Monday afternoon. Miss Mabel Beard and Miss Stella Tomlin were guests of Miss Jeanette Roberts Sunday. Delbcrt Taylor called to see Miss Willie Stevenson, Sunday night. William Foster and Eddie Byron were visitors of Mclroe Friday night of last week. Dclbert and Autry Taylor attenedd the singing given by Misses Beulah and Willie Stevenson Saturday night. Little John Lay spent Sunday night with Obie Smith. Woodmen of the World of Idabel Elect Officers IDAB6L, Okla.—The following new officers have been elected by the Woodmen of the World lodge of Idabel: C. H. Bonner consul commander; W. W. Hendrix, advisor lieutenant; C. E. Bellinger, financial secretary; Edgar Dooley, banker; R, C. Bonndr, escort; W. L. Niedermier, watchman; M. L. Smith, sentry; T. J. Bookout, Harry Nickels and 1 W. T. Harrison, audtiors. Thieves Rob Window of Magnolia Store MAGNOLIA, Ark,—Thieves Monday night took several.articles of clothing from the display -window of the Keith and Blackwell clothing store by breaking a large plate glass. The opening made by the marauders was described as being small, and only shoes and hos6 within reach of the hole in the window were taken. Loss was estimated at from $15 to ?20. New Aviation Club BERLIN.—A new aeronautics club', the National German Air Traffic'AsV sociation', has been formed in Germany. The organization will act to 'urther German aeronautics and as a central group for, all nationalistic flyers and groups interested in'aviation. Numerous applications' for membership have been received from all over .he country. ' ,. -.'..'' When California Downed Georgi %•&'«'< '. . A . >• California's Golden Bears snatched a hurtling Yellow Jacket-out of the air when this action picture *w/atf5t during/the intersecllonal game played with Georgia Tech, at Atlanta.. Barren, Tech's right halfback, isslto" 1 * tackled; after making a seven yard gain. -California smashcd.'tha-'Yellow. Jackets' offense end won, 19-6,* crowd of'12,000. i • ' \ .- .,:,•.'•' ,•'•-.', . : "•-•,••: . . / •'- V. "••<-,... "i . . ' ,. Plan Airway Maps , WASHINGTON. r-+The .Coast and Geodetic Survey of ;the Uv S.' Department.^ Commerce is planning a new erieflpf 92.airwpy maps .which is exited to be the most 'complete ever made. -Strip .maps, found unsatisfac- ory in' the past, will be replaced by .cctional" airway maps" to cover "the 'ntire country.;'No estimate has been olaced on the £ime required' to coth- lete.this series. ' . .' Cleaning Up Slums LONDON.—England is fast cleaning ap its sltlfns as a'' result of two acts of ; arliament which provide that the lums be cleared and the districts be ebuilt with modern dwellings. Since he war more than 1,687,000 new homes lave been erected, many of them in ne slums districts, and have succeed- d" in eliminating the, congested qualid living conditions of England's ioor sections. •Dr. Friedrich C. R. Bergius, research /orker in the by-products of coal, and 5r. Carl Bosch, who has specialized n nitrogen, received the 1931 Nobel hemistry award. No Wonder! i CLEVELAND.—A r t h u r Donnelly was due in -court to be tried with Fred Silverbaek" on a charge of shooting James S. Delaney fn the leg. But Was discharged for lack -. of ovi'dence. The reasdn he hadn't- appealed in court was that "he was lod'gcd in jail on a charge of'intoxication. ' • /-•• Too Realistic '. , LONDON.—Rosa'Loade'r; actress,' was to perform at a benefit show given, for a London 'mental institution. She Was making a telephone eall' iri full makeup in'.a'.hall of Ihe: asylum when a keeper laid ,a heavy j hand ori -her shoulder. She explained that she was an actress in make-up, but to no avail. "That's" what, they're all- saying tonight." He put her in a"cell until she could be identified. LONDON.—The correct host in the near future will offer his guests their favorite colored beer. 'Chemists have been working on coloring beer, and now Claim they can produce it in any desired color. A green beer has been placed on the market and is finding favor. The coloring does not change the taste. Crossword Sticker i LONDON.—Patrons of .the. London Zoo can see the only "ser6w";in djp- tivity in Europe. This animal, a goat- antelope, is only three feet h\gh:~De- spite this stature,,, however, the animal is known for its jumping ability, being able to clear*'an -eight-foot obV srtuction with ease. The .serow is ria-. tive to eastern-Asia. '',»'•' < . i Grandpa Lobster : DIGBY, Nova Scotia—The lobster ever caught out of- western Nova Scotia waters was recently pulled' in -by a Digby fisherman a few. miles out of the harbor;: 1 The lobster, was,.three feet in length, -and had claws 10 inches long and.7 and one- half • inches wide. It : weighed 25 pounds, 6 ounces. Try Special Delivery Stamps From a New York broker's letter: the pall of depression is slowly lifting; a concerted action is being indulged in to stamp out its dregs." A bit of a stunt, stamping out the dregs of a pall when it is lifting.— New Haven Register. , Towel Cost Hi EVANSVlbLE, -Ind —W Crite will think a long* » u . he'steals another note] tow%& recently brought b^fqre fclt Wilbur Dasscl pn a charge,'' towels from, the Clarendon'' Hotel He admitted the Dassel ruled 'that Cr; a day in jail, for each Snored ALTOONA, Pa -A lu •tKe reason Frank Honzo/ 'the open,roael Picked jiff street Jiert, he explained that mother has ordered 1 him^ t downstairs in an effort to- l tendency to arouse other me'm the family on the second floot%i snoring y./ Count the Dents A Ryan (Okla) woman has ing-pm that is over 250 years ol| it would be interesting to kno\ how many husbands have betiri c ed by it —Cincinnati Enqiurer.Vl KN BY KAY CLEAVER STRAHAN © 1931; DoiibU Doran aruf ( ' UEQIN IIHHE TODAY ANNE. CECILY nnd MAUY- FHANCES PENWICK live with their grandparent*, once wealthy, now no Impoverished that Annc'i nnd Cecily'* earning* support the household. The «lsters hnve been arphnncd since childhood. The tcrniiiliiiirent* nre known reupcc- llvclj- us "U O S A L, I 12" and "GRAND." Anne, !!8, nnd Cecily, 22, do «ec- retnrlnl work nnd Mary-France*, 35, U "fill In nchool. When the • lory opens Anne him been cn- e-necd to PHILIP ECHOYIl, younc lawyer, for clchl yean. They ran not marry bromine Anne know* her NlNtcn nnd Rrnndpnrenl* depend on her to manage <helr home. Cecily haw n new ndinlrcr, II.\KIIY DIcKEBI,, with whom nlic IN (allliiK In love though (the hns known htm only n whort time. Mnry-Frniifm nnd her friend, 1411MIIVTRUUIi: IIII,I,, Hlrlke up an ncqualntanvc with IDAHI, UIC All- AIOUN'1', iitoek company actor, r l'o Mary-Franc-cN he IK lln InteiiNrly romantle tlK'iirp. She Bicetii him •ccrctly nnd promlNc* to nee him Newcomer to Bridge Tourney That bridge battle of the century," in New York, is an all-male affair now. Here Ely Culbertson (right) is shown with his new partner, Theodore A. Lightner of Detroit, who replaced Mrs. Culbertson when the latter retired from the 150-rubber tournament to her Christmas shopping. Note the studious frown on Culbertson's face; it bodes no good for their opponents, Sidney S. LIMIZ and Oswald Jacoby. The Banks of Hope Will Observe The National Holiday Friday and Will Not Be Open for Business. NEW YEARS DAY Citizens National Bank First National Bank Next niomliifr Phil conies to take. Anne to the olltec In hlN car. lie bpjfH her to net their wedding date. \Vhen Mho polntM out the ohNtaclcn (Jicy come near to quarreling. Ccelly'N friend, MAHTA, tell* her Harry llclverl IN n hcart- lirrnkcr and not to be trusted. NOW CiO O\ WITH THE STOIIY CHAPTER XIX 44W7ERB they engaged?" Cecily **. gave it a not-that-it-matters inflection. "No, they weren't engaged," said Maria. "Hut, honestly, Cissy, when a mail has been madly rushing a girl for months, if he's decent he'll fore her to lot him down, won't he? I don't expect a man to marry every girl ho goes with. Like mamma says, they have to go together for quite a while to fiud out whether they want to marry. Hut I do say that when a man will do that twice in two years—just throw two dandy girls down flat, and for no reason at all—any girl who knows about it, it she hus any sense, will leave him utterly alone." "Well," said Cecily, essaying logic, "he did have a reason, of course, If it was only that he suddenly got tired of them. Maybe the girls didn't know the reason; but maybe they did and didn't like to tell." "No, sir. 1 don't tljiuk so. Bea told Lutio everyth'ng. Of course, L!>i di 1 sa- that when she began to go with Barry he told her that he coul'In't Quarrel. That l<e had a. complex or something about quarrel: I forget whether she said complex or repression—but you know what I -.neau. He said a quarrel blew him out like a candle, aud he couldn't. But Bea said they hadn't actually quarreled. She did say that they d had an argument, but that as lar as she was concerned It was ju-t foolishness, aud she never dreamed that he was really angry. She said he just i.dn'i talk. So theu she came right in aud didn't offer to kiss him good night—but '.\a said she thought he would have. it sha'J waile-1. A tsuii ran't gel r.iatl and quit every time a. girl i dor--" offer to kiHa him good ulghtj can he?" "I shouid hope not. Just the same—that sounds like a quarrel to mi." "Well, what if it was? Lutie said she thr.ught, i ayt:>, Bea had been flirting a little, trying to get him to the point of talking marriage. But, anyway, Cissy, what can a girl do with a man who says he can't quarrel? It's swell for him, of course. But H simply means that he'd have to have his own way utterly about everything—you know. I told Lutie that if the girls had had their share of gray matter they'd have let him out for air when he first pulled that 'can't quarrel' line. What can you do with a man like that? Honestly! Just, 'Yes, dear' and 'No, dear 1 around him all the time. Silliest thing I over heard of!" Cecily forced herself to stop thinking that it might ho tolerable to "Yea, dear" aud "No, dear" around Barry all tho time and said, "Marta, promise me that you won't make a fuss at G rotation's party. Grctchen has loads of friends, and 1 owe her over BO many parties and—" "Oh, yoali? Put that in tho Ugh Huh department. Tho more I think of it the madder I gut. I won't make a fuss. I'm not going. Her bort can't bear Grelchen, anyway He'll bo glad to get out of It. Makes me sick when 1 think how I've stooc up for her." "When la It to bo?" "A week from tomorrow night Gretch didn't ask me until yester day evening, but she said I iuislied tho list; I'll bet I'm a lill-in. She said she'd tried to get mo before, but I've been hoi.ic except for the Aliens' luncheon and the bridge club. Proh: .) she i'.i" I'l inear. 'o ask me either. Jean's having sinus trouble again. Here's my street. I'll fix Gretch Steigerwald sooner or later. Call me up, Cissy. He- member"—Marta look a step backward and stooped to murmur in Cecily's ear—"what I told you ahout that Barry McKeel. Hemember." She was swaying down the aisle, and everyone was staring at her tweeds, her trim little hat, and the {loves, with their extravagant wrinkles. • • * pECILY remembered. All clay ^-* long she remembered, variously. She remembered it as an unforgivable falsehood and an insupportable truth; she remembered it as egregious nonsense, as none of lier affair, as a cardinal component of her life. She remembered, couscieutionsly, to forget all about it and sound happy when she telephoned lo Ann, at noon, to tell her that she had given up the idea of a birthday par- ly. Oh—different reasons, for one lliii!';. Marta and Herbi-i't liad :in- other engagement. She remembered ihat Harry was cruel aud fickle, and that he was kind end honorable, and that people slandered him. . Throughout the day she did think of a few other things. She thought that her piilk dress tind Ann's yellow were too short; and that all their clothes were dowdy.and out of fashion. She thought that Barry was an entire stranger to her, and that she had been an idiot to hope to touch the far edges o£ his life. She never, of course, had really hoped to enter Into his life. She must have known that his life was full before she had ever met him. Full? Crammed with girls, glamorous girls who lived In New York and who had wads of money and clothes and chauffeurs and trips to Europe, and who cried about him. Her pink dress was too short. She had not dared take even a sip from Billy's flask tho ther evening for fear—since she had never taken sips—it might go to her head and make her act silly, two couldn't smoke; she had never got Into the habit of using all this smart new slang, because Grand and Kosalie frowned so darkly at slang. Any man who was as sophisticated as Barry and who was not positively brutal would have to feel at least a stirring of pity for a stupid, dowdy, provinc'-l person who had shown so plainly her—well, at least her absurd admiration for him. Hut for Marta she too migbt soon have been crying about that Barry Harry would hate to have Harry would hate to have McKeel. her cry, anyone cry. Barry was gentle. liar- r;' was reasonable. Everyone should bo reasonable. She had played with i boys, hadn't she? Why shouldn't he have played with girls? Was it his fault that he hud grown tired? She had done things o£ the sort. The waltrefia came and brought j the ash tray Barry had asked, ttfft and blushed at some crumbs, and moved the catsup bottle two iuchei, and departed. ; ><(M<M ^:::-'^1' :: #i# Barry said, "Cecily, do you are the first real-...—,^,...™ feminine—that I have ever'..hacjjj| Frail Constance and her chauffeur,^ walked in-and sat beside him-qiil the right, and Bea, beautiful tSouiJif weeping, sat beside him on the left? Barry opened his clgaret :•'•"•'* "Sure you won't have asked. , ><t ^^^ Cecily, tired of Tooklng at'c55Sj| stance and her chauffeur r^ J1 "' J -*' a looked again out of the e •wnt "No, thank you," she said. V'^j*^ Ho lighted his own. 4 "If 'i^pl smoked," he said. "I'd thlnk-;jt';jplli and frienl s Nearly everyone had. answer the telephone? Refused to Refused to from the buildiug this Barry were not there — answer notes? Well, the silly things should not have pursued him with telephone calls a'ld notes. Even Ann (poor Ann, her yellow was away too short), as sure as slia was o£ Phil, did not run after him. Men hated pursuit — or so Cecily had been informed. Slie was very glad that she had too much prids. Now if, when she went into the street evening, But he would be there, lie had said that he'd be right there by the door. But if ho weren't? If slio should uever sea him again? If he refused to answer her telephone calls? t « • yllEY dined in a quoer, empty -*- little place that smdled of new umber auil was stncl; ou the side of u hill. The food \vaa poor, but ho viow out across the wide valley was a shifting Imrmouy of misty ilues and grays mersin.i; inin i:.\vn and friendly; BO, tremendously glad that you Constance and Bea were smoking like real comrades and be« conilngly by now, so the best Cecil;; could do was to make fun of them. > "It seems so old-fashioned for WQ*'< men to smoke, nowadays," she said, *'fl It didn't ring right, and she knew. it aud couiu only hope desperately, that it had not sounded as II shs were foraging for praise. "But you are old-fashioned," he said. "You are as old-fashioned as dignity, and good manners, and Joy» ally, and—" the hesitation was perceptible—"love." She continued gazing out "of Th« window. "Or as BHllkena, op cruets, or chaperons?" she said, B t fpr Bea, and two C's, one for Con,* * stance and one for her chauffeur t He laughed appreciatively, * ( V9!H £• are as Impersonal," he said, "|| a< t' librarian or a lily—the two mosjf, impersonal things on earth, I "I thought," she answered, f>l Q, well—one hypoorisy doesn't make f| hypocrite, nor one fib a fibber,'"^ { lie laughed again, less apprecla* ti jly. "Yes, but actually," bo im sicted. "I'm not saying t s at { I'-ven't •• wit'a girls. I'm pot saying that I haven't thought I ., , a bad case, once or twice and for ftj short time. I am saying that J'vid 5 never before liked a girl, thoroughly aud unreservedly. Liking is 1 Diore important than love, know," "No," Cecily disputed brazenly^ "That's like saying that the alpha* bet is more important than poetry? One has to be learned before tbq other can be approached—that's aJlj People have to be friends before they can be lovers. Love is —intensified, perfected." '•Wrong as wrong!" he declared. "But I'm glad you think go, QJi, boy, but I'm glad you think; afll" Aud with tbat, and nothing further except, "Shall we go?" he was VP» . Jcr aud deepening to violet nnr- ; a »d holding her coat, and in a jius in froi.t ut' u sunset ."inouij i Uuny to fce out of the placa, ike a Japanese fan. ' | . (T« Up CoHlluuc(|)

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