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PAGE EIGHT HOPE STAR, HOPE, ARKANSAS Wednesday, Bruce Catton Says: President's Neutrality Plan Tightens Isolation, Except .... By BHUCE CATTON NEA Wnshington Correspondent WASHINGTON — The startling fact emerging from u comparison of the two measures is that the administration's proposed revision of the neutrality hi wis a far more .striug-mt '•isolationist" measure than the present law—with the single exception of the arms em bar go clause. Under the existing law, for instance!*) trade in munitions to belligerent nations is prohibited; but trade in other commodities—steel, oil, wheat, raw materials, and manufactured goods of ail kinds—can go on freely, and WORKING WIVES may be carried in American f Under (he administration's proposal no American vessel may cany any materials whatever tu any warring nation, and no American business firm may export any materials whatever to any warring nation unless title to the goods is transferred to the purchaser before thc shipment is made. Restrictions cu Tourists Under the present law, Americans may ttavel to belligerent nations on American ships. Under the administration's proposal, they could not travel to belligerent nation.? at all on American ships, nor could they ride on anybody else's ships if those ships have to pass through a "combat area." The present neutrality law is not called into operation unless the President so decides. The administration's priposed revision would empower Congress to put the law into effect. The cash-and-carry section of the administration proposal would restore a feature which the administration permitted to die last spring. Strictly speaking, it is not precisely a cash- and-carry section, since it provides for 90-day credits In this it is similar to the present ban in loans to warring nations which exccpts ordinary commercial credits and short-term obligations "customarily used in normal peacetime commercial transactions." Almost the only point in which thc administration's proposal would represent a relaxation of the present law. then, is in-its clause which would lying wheat or cotton, tinder the present law; we couldn't under out plan." '-the isolationists, however, have their answer ready for that one: "Okay. Why not keep thc arms embargo, and then take the other features of your plan, and be doubly sure that we're safe?" What all of this boils down to. of course, is thc fact that the arms embargo is the single important issue at tsake. To get it lifeted the daminis- tratton seems prepared to yield on practically everything else —and the is- oltionists will give up practically everything else lo keep it. Pensioners OuFto Beat Sen. Johnson Classic Battle Pending Over Seat of California Senator WASHINGTON — California "Hain- and-Eggers" have set out to make this thc lust fight over foreign policy in which Senator Hiram Johnson will 1 articipnte. They arc out to beat him. "Ham-and-Eggcrs" are not concerned, of course, with the current battle over the Nutrality act. Foreign shahs havo. nothing to do with their campaign. They ruive a plan to put jack in the jeans of every man and woman over 50 • The idea has caught oti ;o widely that within the past year permit tho export of arms and numi- they have elected a governor, a Unit- tions. But Embargo is Key k'su? As a tactical raove, this may be ot considerable importance in the fight in the Senate. ed States setr.itor, and now hope to fasten their scheme solidly on California at a November election. It might be added at this point i that the proposed defeat of Senator Administration leaders are now in j Johnson is largely a position to say to the isolationists, in effect: "If you're so anxious to keep the country out of war, why not take cur plan? It would keep American ships and American cargoes out of thc by-product of major enterprise 1 . He is against so they are against him-or at least the leaders indicate they are. When h^ comes up for reelection next fall they will have a candidate acain.st him—if thev can— the war zone completely; the pre-J and shake him loose from the posit- sent law only keeps munitions out. j ion he has held since 1916. We could be dragged into war through , "harn-and-Eggs" is. of course, simply the torpedoing of American ships car- the povular title fcr the scheme un- Get Hoi Summer Leaves System Weakened by .Malaria and Biliousness. Help Energy Return with Nash's. Are you tired, achy, listless, can't sleep, appeute poor, have pains in brick and legr. feel cross, tired, worried, irritable, don't rest well, due to Malaria Fever? Do as thousand5 of Southerners have done to get joyous relief. Take Nash's C. & L. Tonic. SOUTH'S GREAT REMEDY Nash's C. & L. Tonic made in the South particularly for Southern people who havo traces of Malaria in thc bleod and arc b'.Uous and sluggish. quickly ends Malaria, causes your energy to return, by aiding thc elimination and by it's wonderful Tonic , efiects. You get real vitalit:, from your mod when you use Na.sh's C. & L. Tonic. j ABSOLUTELY GUARANTEED I Mr. Naih. maker of. Na.UVs C. & L. Tonic is a Scuthcrner, who knows Southern ailments. So sure is he that you will really feel like a million dollars after taking C. & L. Tonic that he gives this guarantee, "Take Nash's C. & L. Tonic for one week, if you do not feel much better take the bottle back j to your druggist and he will give you your ~0c back." Get Nash's C. & L. Ionic today, you risk nothing. For .sale in Hope by John S. Gibson Drug Co. And all olhcr good drug store.:. Ypiti-riln.v: .\tlrr Dnlly's ninr- *t»n;i>, v.nrlnn movc« to n nmnll nii:irnm>nl. Her arrnry Thnnk*- KivltiKT IH lirlehlrnrd liy a visit •with tin- Sninl.1 fnnillr. Hcmrm- hcrhiK tlii> flr«t, hnmiy ilny« of licr nittrrlnKP, Mnrlnn rrnllrfx thnt *hi» linii n I'liuncc for hnppl<* nr.i.v—mid nnv^I It. CHAPTER XXV tTOLD/'NG thc doll in her arms, Marian dreamed on. Tilings had gone from bad to worse in the Harkness apartment. And no one had been to blame but herself. Quite frantic over the unpaid bills, resentful because of the necessary penny pinching, she had taken a temporary, and very foolish, way out. Listening to the radio while she turned the cuffs on Dan's worn shirts, she had been inspired by the plausible chatter of a loan shark—he called himself a broker. Your furniture or your car, no cosigners, easy monthly payments. Marian had been in an office, she was smart enough to look behind the 3 per cent monthly interest rate. She could multiply and knew well what 36 per cent a year meant. But she wanted money, she wanted to rid herself of the hard- faced collectors. More than anything else, she wanted a new dress and hat and shoes. She had paid, the creditors and, with the re-established credit, had charged two dresses, three hats and a pair of blue kid shoes. For one month she had enjoyed a precarious peace. After that—well, after that. Thc same men who had suavely urged her to borrow more than she actually needed, became wolves who crouched on her doorstep, hounds who trailed her, judges who londemned her. She managed for a few months, cutting here, charging there, at last finding herself in a tangled web of debt. Then, one day, not speaking of it to Dan, she went to see Grant Fellows. He had been delighted to see her. When in his office before her marriage, she had shown great promise and he needed girls like her. Angle Doran had not been delighted to see her. She told Grant Fellows the facts and, together, they worked out a little scheme. He was to call the custodian .of the building where Marian lived, the Harkness telephone had been disconnected, and ask for Dan. He was to ask Dan, as a personal favor to himself, to let his wife work for a few weeks. Illness in the office and so forth. Mr. Fellows had called, Dan had sprinted down to the custodian's office and returned, dragging his feet. Marian, reading a magazine upside down, had not looked up when he came in, "Darling," he had said, and Marian could remember how he looked, grim and "miserable, "I've sold you down the river." Later, when they quarreled, she had reminded him of the statement, reminded him (hat her going back to work had been his idea. Recalling the time, Marian felt that no punishment was now too great for her. * * * CITTING there in the quiet room. ^ the snowflakos drifting against the window pane, she wanted to dodge the memories. In another way, she was eager to face them. In some vague way, by so doing, she was purging her conscience. She had looked tip brightly. "Sown the river? May I have a boat or must I swim?" Dan had not smiled. "There's an epidemic of colds at the Grant Fellows office. He called to ask if you could help out for a week or JO days." "Of course I can. It'll only be for a little while—I'll make a few dollars." Dan had frowned. "I don't mind if you help Mr. Fellows in an emergency—" Marian hadn't been ashamed even then. Knowing that there was no emergency except her own folly, she should have been ashamed. "But don't take any money, Glad. Give him a few days of your time, but don't accept pay." Marian had said, "Well —I'll see," knowing that she was going back to Grant Fellows' office to stay. Knowing that, once she got there, she could prolong thc time and at last bring Dan to her way of thinking. He had taken her in his arms. His eyes had been somber. "I don't like it. You've been all mine. I have the strangest feeling that you are drawing away from me, that we are losing something." She had kissed him rapturously. She was very happy, The tinder- handed scheme had worked, j Money to pay the loan men, money for pretty clothes, a new suit for Dan, a pleasanter apartment. "You can't lose me, old fella," she had said. "Just try it and see how far you get." Eagerly Dan had waited for the week to pass. The apartment was different when Marian was gone during the day. When they went in together there was a feeling as if no one lived there. The laundry had to be sent out and Dan's collars chafed his neck. The meals were queer, thrown together at the last minute, Sometimes the bed was down when they came home, sometimes the breakfast dishes were unwashed. To all Dan's pleading and insistence that she return to the home nest, she gave thc same answer, "I can't let Mr. Fellows down, Dan," Soon she got to add- comc to « had called ing, "It may be a month or more, so don'l get excited. Mr, Fellows has asked mo to train the new girls." * * * PINALLY, it had showdown. Dan Grant Fellows. He had asked good-naturedly, "Say. when do I get my wife back?" Mr. Fellows had been frank. He'd played thc little game witei Marian because of pity for her dilemma. He liked her, he wanted her-lo stay. Sho was filling into his office, replacing Angle Dorrm's precise and somewhat possessive capabilities with charm and youthful inspiration. That night Dan and Marian had taken their first reluctant stcpa down separate paths. The two paths seemed to run close together, and Marian had not noticed when thc distance widened between them. Dan saw the danger. Gently and kindly, he tried to reason witlx her. Ho tried to explain what c\ family meant, how the interests must be thc same, how they must pull together. She would not listen. "You're unreasonable, Dan," she had sahl. "You want me to be a drudge so that you can have the fun of throwing back your shoulders and pretending that you are a good provider." At the hurt look in his eyes she had run to him, throwing her arms around his neck. "You can't help the old depression, darling, and I can't help it. Isn't it smarter to admit that it's bigger than we are, and do the next best thing?" "You won't look ahead, Glad," ho had said sorrowfully. "You won't even try to see wluX, it may mean to us." \ r*tvrtln) i 'uuu-icn. Mn lio .\lt\ne \\itlt .•<rlf n<n ili-.'p hid. <l<-ln. Dun Into li-nln'x licr m> ! 1i> mirk. Hi- -;mv I'it- iH'im'r. ^vjirnrd lier. They lintl %v,.ino-il n n nil Dan IYUM gone. CHAPTKi; XXVI nPHB years had r.lipivd by. A more expen.sive anavlninit. still tl better our, fui'tv.tuv;', clothe:;. Dun's path goini; stolidly oiuvarcl, Marian's swooping up and away. lie had tried to show int'.-rest in her progress, but ho had instinctively recoiled from it. After the t'cpTes.skm li'.> had gradually worked b;u.v. to his salary of .$:!,"i i \voek, and there he had ie- t.wined. After n while he hadn't called her Glad anymore. After a while i \vp\ili\ U pvovul. Maybe tiis \m'^ , \va> not. dt'.'d Maybe, " up in.Mrul of tc irinff might love her again. rum waUin,:. the- first Uiiim -I ., : wv .., :.la'.uoV baUvnM doll :.i -he smiled. She went tn the "la v ,-i;|i a Ir.hl'icss, tn IHT step. . n'.'tni'-. ill h 1 -".' >">'»'- ll V " IS \V< that si'-' h'.l H'M't Thank?Ki'. m:.; day with Hi.' Sands, it \v;is well tlijt sin- '•'.'.-s fortiikcl. For Mi'. Fellows ashed her to come In hides!;. "Marian," he "V<Hl'\v ,U'Ht<! t') i;iv.)W it'.'" l,nu, d. l.iUmi: a l"HK .« I Hi. Thil tin- tirst linn 1 slit- 1 li.ul mi, 1 th« v.o reason:; into wni'd:. "Mf nl has left :)U', ('.. F. -'' i li'ft you'.'" Ki'llow -* Y(ii<:9 • mfi'i tine. "1 didn't V.nv.v—. MII i y. Marian." •t 1 .nn fi'>ini{ to !i T'-ar-i lilhrd lu.'i' cvi.-.-. d, tiyuif! to si.'ih-. , as it liad brt'ii i .unc to work ft. [emulous and S.WY-. his eh.ii 1 can't t what to v>- a .she Her v.'hm Mr. CIIK looked ;,l ^ fainlly. Clone !. had foiinil herself. Vnu'vi ., I'm :<•• .1! "A:-. •,-;i,;,hy" T. aibiiiiV.fd, 11I mouth v.'. ' she lust Fellow.--. ( Juiupin-. i;oill ,t — l don't I. now you i OMI' i.',iil." "Oh, no —not poor—I've never lieen MI rieh in my lite. I've ~p<ut yi-ai i living to stamp out wry him, HniUm;'. naUual iivtincl. I'm through i |)ircos? She j ...t.impun,' (nit-- I'm fli'f to te j ))«)[.p", to I'mht for happiness in- ehr.-V; in i'.ni'Uvul !•( ••Un.v.-s. 1 eaU't fail this , o U"va ay_ -he had not been particularly i;lad i shape. They are u.;able ,ir.d valu- j tun,'. It'.; v.i i:tcn in the stars tli.U ibotit aiiyihiiiK. She was \\w best- ! able. Now I'm siu^tms tl'.at I I shall w.n Idealist- I am a woman •h-essed wom;m in the l,ovp. tier you I,-,!;..-a ie.-l, say siMiwnths 01-! ami 1>, ...u." 1 am i;oini; to have a friends were anionu the other, pay—" ; buby." Her burst of j-loquonce ivr;ll-rli'('<i<pi-l wnmon in ihr. I .nnn ! II was llv.' thin" i'lic li.id ended <'ii a ':iu--h<-d, thrilled note. friends were amoni; (he other, pay well-dressed women in thc Loop.' H was th c .' thin .She and Dan never quarreled , dreaded, Init IV.T s'.vulo ( .my more. It look loo much effort. ' elianye. She raised her he.vl. j /"'F.NTLY, lie I'ui an arm around Nothing mattered CMOUS'H lo start j "Before you finish. Ci. F.. I waiv. i ^ Ivr ^ioti'.dn- and she leaned a disagreement. Dan had ap- i to tell you .something and a ' her head a".ain-t him. j "And tie- r.iv..; i ashed huskily. "A —anything." wan' "It'll mean that wo will be happier, Dan. We can have nice things, take a vacation now and then—" He had sighed. "I suppose there's no harm in you earning a little spending money. God knows I haven't been able to give you much. But where will it lead?" She had pressed close to him. "It will always lead mo straight into your arms, Danny." He had rubbed his cheek against her hair. "But we wanted a baby, a little girl like you. What will she think if we neglect her, if we tell her that' we have no time for her?" ' Marian's dreaming eyes opened. The little, baby was coming now. Sho didn't know that her father had waited for 10 long years and then gone away. The baby's mother must make up to her for what she had done. peared to accept their life, he was '. favor,' 1 iigreeable Jind'plca.s;int. And then, "All ri«lil—shoot." He had imperceptibly, a change, had come | relieved expression, as if he h: over him. In his own words, he j been prepared for anything. I had finally arrived at the place! "f have K<>ne to pieces in lh<\ where lie could lake no more. I la.st few month:; and I want to. Marian marveled, in her new j Rive you the rea-oiis, Ihreo of perception, that he had taken so'lhrm. I think you'll admit that much. She had been no wife to [ I've had cause." him. Far belter, in that lirsl year, j "Yes?" to have told him of her extrava- j "In the first plaee it hasn't been gancc- and d: v bt';. Together they pleasant lo see Sally Blake fitting v.'oyld Ivvo H"t. out somehow, j herself into my slices. H hasn't V7a.<; if. too late to turn back'.' ; been pleasant to lose your cunfi- ' throut;!i le, Wa.i it too late to try'.' Sittim; ! donee and regard." i "Aiyl vs! there in tl\e mi.-.orablo rooui which j lie started to speak and the a bouu {• .'he had not take!! the trouble to j raised her hand in a silencing JiaK't? livable, she faced about. II ' fiesltire, a R-'sturc which a.-kcd would be hard Koin.'!, but \vell j him to bear her out. worth the effort whether she ar- ''I have it ecming to me and I rived or not. can lake il," she went on quietly. A vague promise bcrkoncd her , "You and I did the same thine to . on. Her back seemed lo straighten. I Angle Doran years ago. Do you Marian"" he .1; me anything as your MCI el. of February. 'i! never come totno She raised her chin. Afraid? There j remember?" was nothing to fear. Through her j ''Ye-. It's the way of ih< M nc'-i im;, "W! what then"" "IVm will t sends a elici-'r. is run- and Ii'it world, I own weakiiess the worst had hap- • Marian." pencd. She would fighl her way! "The man's world," rhe n>r- ' back, one step at a time. i reeled him. "Women do not be- j There was a larger apartment | long in 'this world. Nature has I sends." ' in the building. It had south win- made n better place for them, in I "What div dows, sunny and nice for a baby.) the home, keeping their husband:; ; The young She'd see about it in the movnin Her heart sent out tiny tendrils of gladness, she could almost fee! them unfolding. She had found a job worth doing, a job which no one could take from her. No more sniveling and crying out at fate. . g, j happy, rearing children to be n»od , he send lor y,,,i _,,r She'd do the right, so that' Dan would be proud of her. There was much to be done, she citizens. A woman can't be supplanted in that job." "You're right, Marian." "I know, and you know, that if I accept this leave of absence, I'll never come back to the oflice. afely into little fcl- laughed. Then, hen Marian— l ,!;e i ire of IN. H«t '•-. i'i-y month. Dan '.•'-abie. It will Rive to live on what hu lie think about this? nip. V.'bv doesn't back?" "He doi'-n't kiiov,-—-1 don't want him to l-.nov..." She looked down, her lips trcmblint'.. "1 nni.t mak^ myself woitliy of Dan. Then—i' he's fieiierott--- uviui;ii to give mO another chauee—." «. < !Ur. Fellows palled her :,houl- d';r. "(,'oor| yirl," !„_• Xl j { j. "J£ J . , can help- '' . could not change her faulty self , my dear. The business world is a j She .--hook her head "You over night. She'd learn to be ) jungle—survival of the fittest." | helped me ruin mv life ' m d D.in'a. Dan's wife, thc mother of his| "There arc two other reasons i to bits. I'll build'i! tri'•done.'" baby. Someday, when she had \ why I have cracked up," she con- 1 (To He Conlin'ue'd) Sally Blake knows it, too." She spoke without rancor. He dropped his eyes. ''I'm sTny. DRUG COM?ANY Phcne 63 — Free Delivery South Elm Street II«i>e, Arkansas SOAP SALE Cashmere Bouquet bars TOILET"SOAPS by Colgate 49c and Up Puretest ASPIRIN* Box-lfl- Bot. 12's SH£ IOC 1 pt. Bottle Mi 31 and Klenzo Tooth Brush 75c Value RexalJ Corn Colvent A sjieii.il pr<-p?ralion for removing corns. 25c SANI-PED Corn Solvent Improved Mineral Oil LAXATIVES Which One do you Need'.' Agarex $ Plain .... . Agarex $ With Cascara Agarex $ Compound . Agarex $ with vitamin B FLOOR - BRIGHT Liquid WAX Il'.s hard fmisli protects and preserves floors. Pint hls in (l<-\c|(,|,ini; strung /iincs iuitl sound Icetli. TRUSSES AH .-.t./k-i j«id ij/e, VVt- ( ;in f,' you t<i:-i <-•'.•' ly in lli' jjil'.^l'.: t. I.;;-- < \r-ya rl Intnl. /ii" ;,nri Auvicj.j F R E £ dor which a flood of money would be distributed in California by pouring it first into thc hands of people over 50 years of age. How it Works Thc idea is this: Every Thursday all thc "senior citi zens of California will be given paper slips of a face total of $30— not cash, but a circulating medium good only in California. The persons who get it will send it. On one day each week the holder of the slip mi 1 "! biiv a strirrn (using rr:al m'nieyi an'! rdck it on iho bark of the' ir.cnry. two cents for cnch S! of face j nmrUiit. j Thc stamps will be i.«ue<i by the state of California and the real money paid for the stamps will go to the treasury. At the end o fa year each dollar r.f scrip supposidely will bear on its back SI.01 in stamps. The idea lost out List year by a margin .so narrow il fjfivc- many solid citizens the shivers. At the ;:ame lime, supporters oj the idea were encouraged. Conrtol Democrats How docs Senator Johnson come into it'.' Thai is not hard to explain. "Hmn-and-Eggs" is a California political organization. Il appeal to the s-ame voters who in 1934 ;dmi>st installed Upton Sinclair and EPK i as part of the life in California. It I nr.i-;eals to the voters who follow Doctor i Townsend, Last year they took over control of the Democratic party, defeated S-cnfttnr McAdoo in the primaries and \ s'.vL'pl on lo victory in November, j Jicpublicans and old-line Democrats I c-'.uld not put up anything half so ' Now Kllis Patterson, lieutenant governor, and one of thc kingpins of thc movement, has said he will seek the Democratic nominalioh for United ' lutes senntoj- lo oppose Johnson in l!l!0. If 'Hrim-and-Eggc" stocks to him in the primaries he undoubtedly will get tlie nomination. •John :t,n Alylh' Beating Johnson the following November is another matter. Johnson has become a tradition. In 1834 he wa.- . die candidate of every party. When he first ran in 1916, after a session in governor. Charles Evans Hughes. H'.'publican presidential candidate, .-lighted him. Patriol.it Californian.s l m tied on Hughes and it cost him thc slute and the presidency. Johnson was elected. Johnson . upporters already have accepted thc prospect that he will not be the Uemoci-'itic nominee in 194(1. lie will run only as a Republican. He i.r.Li- .-.upi/M-tcd President Uoosevr'lt and It.jusevoll supported him. Now :iiii, !li;cii-eveliibns arc iigainst him and •.'.-ill hci|, "Ham-arid-E»gs" try ' to break what they call the 'myth of Hinm John-on." It won't be ca.sv. l.'<.a.'--fnd trouble in an automobile iil'ten eiin be traced directly lo a grab- , i.i'ifc el-itch allowed to go unrepaired l-'i.J I'JI'!". J A COMBINATION TUNE IN WITH PAUL WHITEMAN { v tf •' edncldoy nijht, stalionj. 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