Cumberland Sunday Times from Cumberland, Maryland on September 24, 1944 · Page 14
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FOURTEEN jCNDAY TIMES,- CUMBERLAND,r MIX, SUNDAY," SEPTEMBER 24, 1S4* The Lost Weekend •f , k*«t-Mllift4 novel •L CHARLES JACKSON If, *. Gn*OT Gloria kikf, "My, w« or**'! chummy today." "The barometer of his emotional, wa< oet for a spoil of riot." once, Don BIrnam put the book ^jslde; dropped his arm over the ~"jdge of the chair and let It hang. Already, he knew the sentence by .-i'-jeort. ,1". He dropped the boolc and said ^jloud, "That's me, all right." The looked up from'Its basket, heard m«, Mac," he called out, his fear and his delight: v^'^t'a me they're talking about. Me!" ...-H He had been alone for nearly an -;our, When Wick left, they had '.""ad one of their familiar and p'atn- ~}il scenes.' His brother had wanted ; '1m to come to the opera that .. )hursday afternoon. That night he •Pould take Don away for a long : -eekend In the country, Helen -. 'ould be at the opera with them. \ "Wick, I could never sit through - '-," Don had said. "I've only Just ^covered—it's only been three days, ^nd besides, there's Helen. I can't ave even her see me." •Wick finally had been afraid of resslng him too far. "AD right,' •e had said,. "Mrs. Foley wDl be In bout three o'clock to clean up. I've • if t a. dollar on the radio in case .••"•CHI want her to get you anything." . »•.;"! dcot want anything; I'm not r ^btng out." : .';'His brother had trted to be en• •• y-juslastle about th* trip 'then. It ."\ould be cold at the farm In. Octo- ^"•r but the long weekend from "^Jhuraday to Monday would do them *pth good. As Wick went out, Don •\ romlsed again to wait. . . ' .'But with five hours staring him • :V the face, he began to sense the • "'rst pricks of panic. He played a .Jcord, the Waldsteln, but halfway ••.irpugh reached for the arm of the ; - ,Uckup. The trembling of his hanrJ -"•• Rinsed the needle to scrap* across ".':«» record. He began reading a • '^ypy ol James Joyce's Dubliners: ..' ^ije barometer of his emotional na,-•" --ire was set for a spell of riot. V. ''•:', Suddenly he felt positively'llght- 'eaded, joyous. This was .what he v id been waiting for. He addressed . . ic dog. "Why am I such a fool? 'hy resist or wait?" He went to the radio and picked p the dollar bill. He buttoned his )at and went into the kitchen to .--ilwe if water had been put down for dog. On. the table was an en- addressed to Mrs. Fotey. He ;V".)re it open and fingered through > '.- tur five-dollar bills. He put the . •; ai» in hU pocket and went down -• ••'. us stairs. • East 55th Street wa» cool but his "/ aven. wa* Just around the comer '•",- /hen tbe drink, was set before him • '•»<»• felt better „ . . '•: nfNow that he had the whisky, Dot} •'•••-= d not drink It Immediately. He ' jrmitted himself the luxury of Ig- aring It for awhile; he lit a clgar- ' te. took out and glaaceti through t old letter and began to hum fuietly. He glanced at a couple of trangers farther down the bar, ,loof, and, as he thought, aristo- :ratjc. When he finally did get around to aislng the glass to his lips, it was with an air of boredom that said, Oh well, I suppose I might as well drink It, now that I've ordered It." He thought of Wick and Helen. If hey could see him now. Or per- >aps they knew only too well what was doing. Hell, why wouldn't they? It had. happened to often. Gloria sidled up and put a hand on his shoulder. Why in thunder should a 2nd Avenue bar-and-grill attempt » "hostess?" She always asked for a cigarette, so he put his Jaclc on the bar but he didn't an-. awer'her questions. "My, we aren't chummy today. What's the matter?" "As a matter of fact," he said, "I was thinking." "Okay, I'll have a drink with you later." She left. His drink was finished and he had not felt It at aU. He nodded to Sam and another rye was set before him. He was sudd«nly very low. He downed the drink and asked for another. While Sam opened a new bottle, he looked at his face in the mirror over the bar. The face showed all of it* thirty-three years, no more. The forehead was good, the eyes dark »nd deep-set. The nostrils of the longish, acquillne nose were good, too; gave the - face a keen look, like a thoroughbred. He liked the two deep .lines that ran down either side of the mouth and the mustache was just big and black enough. He picked up the glass and began to drink. Mirrors seemed to have taken a hell of a lot of time in his life. He thought of the bathroom mirror at home, how he had looked Into It for signs of maturity the night he had written the poem. He signalled to Sam to pour him another. The afternoon slipped swiftly by. He Uiought of the brilliant story he would write—the title: "In s. Glass." It would have everything In It—the wrench (the tost lonely abandonment) when his father lefl home, the Village, the pawnshops the drinking, the foolish psychiatrist. . . Gloria was there. He turned startled. "What's the tune?" It was a quarter past six. In a moment, he was in a panic to -get home before Wick. He stopped in a liquor store to buy a pint, pretending to deliberate. . . D«n BIrnam scanned the'shelves self-conscious ax always in a, Hquoi store—h* could never overcome the idea that the clerks were nodding to each other ("Sure, look who's here, wouldn't you. know.") He bought the cheapest. The car wws in front of the house The garage was to send it over bu While Sam op*n4«l a n*w borrW, Don look«d in th« mirror ... wondered if .his brother was home. He walked through the hall ,o the back garden. The; lights were on'in the apartment'and he sat down on & bench. He would wait a few minutes, cooling ojf. Wick would be alone with Mac. e saw his shadow on the pane. e trembled with excitement, but Jiere was no need for fright! Wick was not looking out. He wanted to go in, to say, "See, here I am, I'm lot out. Don't worry"—but h« jouldnt if his life depended He began to cry. He bent down and put his head on the bench and cried. With an effort, at last, he quieted himself, shifted the bottle n his pocket' and lay over on the wnch with closed eyes and began to wait. When he looked -up again, :he windows were dark. At onoe, instinctively, he -was wary. Was it a trick? He tiptoed out. The car was gone. In high spirits, he went upstairs. On the Able, there was a note: "I'm so sorry. Please be careful. About Mrs. Foley's money, it should be enough to take care of you till I come back." Not a syllable of reproach. He wouldn't think about it. He had other" problems, chielly money. There was fifteen dollars but. he would set "more.. He went Into, the kitchen, for a glass, opened the pint and poured a drink. . The problem of money. He knew that if he suddenly was left a lot of monoy he would kill himself in a month. Well, why not? It made him wild to think of living this way on driblets of his rightful allowance. After the second drink he was ready. Before he left, he went Into the bathroom to see how he looked He smiled in the glass. He looked all right. "But don't forget," he said ifioud, "you're skirting danger.' He nodded in agreement with, his reflection, .smiler', winked and switched out the light. He tapped on the window of Mrs Wertheiin's laundry. . She openet the door. She was puzzled anc frowned but she loaned him the twenty dollars he asked. When he got in the cab, he told the driver "Jack's, in Charles Street." He smiled in triumph, yet felt a presentiment of danger. . . . At Jack's, Don. Birnam went to the upstairs bar. He sat at a smal table and ordered a gln-and-ver- mouth, suddenly sentimental abou his favorite bar in Zurich. He looked about the room, feeling apart, remote, above it all. There were couples at some o the other tables. He ordered another drink and was enjoying himself now. If anybody was watching him, they must- have decided tha here was that rarity, an American who knew how to drink. A couple come in and sat down a the next table, on the bench beside him. He took them in subtly , h« pf»j«nd»djg d«llb«rot«. "ot starting, watching his chance 0 observe them unobserved, 1 »s If t were some delightful game of kill. The girl put her fur piece and urse oh the bench beside herself nd Con. There was a monogram: VI. Me. , . . .. He drank and again eyed the 1 and bag. What was in it? In time, ic felt remote and apart'from everyone in the room that he might lave been unseen. If he should melt into air, no one would even notice. Or if .he should lift this handbag, iull it toward him, cover it with he skirt of his coat, who should see? What could be in it, how much money? '^Vhat would It be like to teal a pwse? A dozen excitements xwsessed him.. He could use the money, he wanted to see If he could •et. away with ifc^-commit the per- ect crime. ,Absurd! He would eturn the bag afterward, having used the cash. He would mall It, *lth a. witty, charming anonymous note, signed, perhaps, "Mr. X." .He reached the'bag with the tip if his fingers and pulled it a few nches away. Nobody saw, of course. He signalled the waiter for another drink. He twirled the stem slowly and with the other hand lifted the ikirt of his coat and covered the bag. How cairiess people were, and unobservlng—how crafty, subtle, all- seeing hunselt. He was filled with admiration for his own shrewd performance. He pulled the bag against his hip and sipped the drink. He paid his bill, tipped well. Casually, he lit a cigarette and moved slowly from the room, the bag .tip under his arm, inside his ;opcoat. The bar belqw was crowded; he walked slowly toward the street, detached and aloof. He saw the big doorman holding open the door for him. Someone .ouched him on the shoulder. He lurned. There was the bartender and waiter, the young man and the •few and Women In War Service •I»fc. Edward P. Logsdon, 18, son ! Mr. and*Mrs, Marshall Logsdon, -it. Savage, was recently graduated : -''om the flexible gunnery school at 'Ingman, Ariz. He is expected to be ome on furlough soon. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison Kyle, Barin, received word that their son, • pi.- Clarence F. Kyle, arrived In ranee. His brother, Pvt. Richard » Kyle, is also in France. Mr. and Mrs. John Foreman, 905 irginla avenue, received word that lelr son, Pvt. John Foreman, is atloned in England. Mr. and Mrs. . Milton Simpson, edford Valley, Pa., received word iat,their son, Pvt. Quenton Slmp- m, 'arrived in the South Pacific. Joseph Walter Kennedy, 21, son : Mr. and Mrs. C. M, Kennedy, !2 Shriver avenue, was graduated i a second lieutenant in the Corps '. Engineers at Fort Bclvotr, Va., ist week. Lieut, Kennedy Is a radunte of LaSalle High School ad attended St. Francis College, oretto, Pa. He entered the Army torch 2, 1943, at Fort Meade. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rotruck, Key- ir, W. Va., received word that iclr son, Cpl. Allan Rotruck, land- 1 somewhere in England. Sgt. Angelo T. Barbarlto, Plcd- iont, W. Va., crew chief of a P-47 hunderbolt fighter at the Dover el.. Army Air Field, has received iccial commendation for the per- >rmance of his craft during a re- :nt flight training period. The son ' Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Barbarito, ) West Hampshire street, Picd- lont, Sgt. Barbarilo entered the rmy in August, 1942. He was salu- itorian of the clnss of 1940 at Icdmont High School and captain '. the basketball team. Before en- ring the Army, he was employed j n laboratory technician for the 'cst Virginia Pulp and Paper Com- iny plant at Luke. . According to an announcement om headquarters of the Fifteenth Ir Force Service Command in .aly, John M. Dela Grange, hus- ind of Mrs. Louise E. Deln Grange. )2 Trost avenue, nndi son of Mrs. rssie Dela Grange. Independence MISSING tt. waiUni F. KuykeniJaU, Keyser, W. V*., in Southern France since August Z9. Staff Set. Donald B. Sturdi- vanl, Rowlesburt, W. Va., brother of Miss Dorothy Sturdl- vant. Fort Hill htjh school teacher. Pfc. Jame« L. Stotler, Berkeley Springs, W. Vi^, in France. Sgt. Sheldon Cramer, Rockwood, Fa, in France. Petty officer 2-0 Jack l«ary, Keyser, W. Va., In the Atlantic. Prt. DonaJd F. Moon, Keyser, W. Va., in Southern France. Pvt. Clarence I. Mosbey, Brondtop, Pa,, in France. William Edward Shuck, Jr., of Rldgeiey, W. Va., an employe of the Times and Alleganian. Company, found himself the center of attraction last night in the B. and O. Camden station In Baltimore, while he was waiting with 149 other Navy recrulta to board training stations. the train for Shuck was the rcet, ,oted extended, has been to captain. Cnpt. range is a test pilot nt the base t well nfl chief aircraft inspector, graduate of Allegany High school, apt. Dela Grange was one of the •Ranlzers of the Cumberland Fly- .g Service and was also connecled Ith the Pioneer Flying Service, torgantown, W. Vn., before going to the service. Mrs. Clarence Phillips, Shallmar, celvcd word that her husband, it. Clarence Phillips, Is stationed •mewhere In England with glider oops. Mrs. Phillips was also not!' id that her son, Emerson Keith urpliy, seaman second class, step- n ot Pvt. Phillips, to serving >onrd a landing ship tank some ncrt In the South Pacific, Seaman urpliy entered the Nixvy March 21, 4.1, and his step-father was Sri- ictcd Into thi Army April 17, 1043. X girl. "Give us that bag," one of them snld forty thousandth serviceman to receive a midnight lunch box at sendoff ceremonies sponsored by Baltimore religious and civic organizations who have conducted the programs ever since the attack upon Pearl Harbor. • Mr. nnd Mrs. E. J. White, 405 Bcall street, received word that their son, Lieut. Donald L. White, arrived In Italy. He is a bombardier on a B-24 Liberator serving with the Fifteenth Air Force. He has three brothers in service, Lieut Allan V. White, a bombardier on a B-17 Flying Fortress, who has been on three missions over enemy territory in Europe; Pvt. Ernest White Jr., stationed at Drew Field, Tampa (Fia.. with the Air Forces, and Pvt Marshall E. White, serving with a tank destroyer unit at Camp Gru- bcr, Okla. Mrs. Ouy B. Gross, Sr., 11 West View Terrace, received two letters yesterday from her son, Pvt. Guy B. Gross, the first she has heafd from him since he was seriously injured in France August 2. Pvt. Gross writes he is still hospitalized aa a rcs)Ut of Injuries to his right leg caused by the explosion of a land mine. The local soldier assured his parents that he Is getting along well although still unable to walk. Pvt. Robert L. Nichols, 145 Nortl' Mechanic street; Pvt. Evan L. Smith, 426 Louisiana avenue; Pfc. Charles B. Whitacre. 725 North Mechanic street; Pvt. Herman L. Miller, Crciinptown, and Petty Officer Second class, Eugene C. Campbell, U. S. Navy, recently met In Newton D. Baker General Hospital, MortiuBburg, W. Va., where they arc patients. C. F. Neus, seaman second class, husband of Mrs. Angela Neus, 112 North Allegany street, has - been transferred from Balnbrldge to nrmed guard school at Norfolk, Va. Mr. nnd Mm. Matthew Dowllng, Williams Road, received »»cable gram from their son, Matthew W Dowllng, senmnn first class, a gunner on a merchant vessel, that he £RS arrived overseas. KILLED Staff Sglf lames C. Millar, Cresaptown, reported dead after betnt mlsslnr » year following a bombing mission over France. Sft. Robert Jurca, of Quecreek, near Somerset, Pa., in France July 31. Staff Sgt. O. D. Womer, Saxton, Pa., R. D., an Guam August 6. Staff Sft. Milton C. HendWck- son. Confluence, Pa., in France during first week of invasion. Lieut. Wallace J. Bishop, Somerset, Pa., In combat mission over Germany. Pvt. James L. Stolier, Berkeley Springs, W. Va., in France. Pvt. Henry E. Weisenborne, of Eckhart, In France September 3. WOUNDED Pfc. Harry E. Baldwin, Fat- tenon Creek, W. Va., In France, August 19. Pvt. Dorsey C. Mangus, 319 Laing avenue, in France August 12. Staff Set. Albert T. Davis, 635 Baltimore avenue, in France August 25. Sgt. William F. Johnson, of Defiance, Pa., in France Au- iftist 17. Pvt. Jay I. Oster, Bedford, Pa., in France August 28. Pfc. Paul I^eo Moreland, 27, of 631 Bedford street, for third time in France. Pfc. Clarence H. McCarthy, 29, of 323 Emily .street, In Italy. Staff Sgt. Anthony Corvaci, Meyersdale, Pa., In France. Seaman E«rl Deal, Salisbury, Pa., undisclosed area at sea. Pvt. Robert N. Larimer, Somerset, Pa., in France. Pvt. Clifford Tewell, Everett, Pa., in France. Cpl. Ribt. L. Rice, 112 Decatur street, In France early this month. Pfc. James F. Baker, 516 North Mechanic street, on Italian front. Cpl. William R. Mongold, of near Petersburg-, W. Va., in France. ' Pvt. Merle Wil»on, MoorefWd. W. Va., wonnrted July W at an umliMlojtcd battlefront. Pfc. Lewis Hedrick, Fwrsons, W. Va., In New Guinea recently. Pvt. Robert Shugars, West- ernporl, in France, Pvt. Leonard R. Jlaller, Parsons, W. Va., in Southern France 'August 25, Pfc. Thom«i P. Moore, Cash Y«Hey, In France Aur»l 27. Pvt. Gmrrett T. Meutck. Springfield, W. V*., In B«rma. Pfc. Robert Rofers, Westerrf- port, in France. Pfc. J«me« H. Williams, Par- MFIX, W. Va., hi France AogMt 26. CAPTURED Sft. Charles H. Brown, of Kltzmitler, by the German*. Pvti Ch*rlrs Minna, Meyeri- dxle, Pa., by German; In France. Every face at the bar turned toward Don as they asked for the handbag. "Why certainly," he said pleasantly, "here it is," and he produced the .bag from under his coa! and handed it directly to the girl with. » faint bow. The waiter said, "Call- a cop,' the.girl said, "Never mind, let him go." He. stood there puzzled, his polite, patient half-smile trying to say, It's only «. Joke, I was only having a-little—The doorman put his big hands on his shoulders turned him around, gave him a shove that made his neck snap and he was in tl»c street. He -walked slowly, trying not to see the cabbies who stared In silent contempt. By the tune he got to the corner and out of sight, his legs were shaking violently. He wantec to collapse. He stumbled into a cab gave his address and fell into the dark backseat, barely able to respond with gratitude for the nearly- fuli • pint at home. Was this wha he had been seeking? He hac reachcd'the point where there was only one thing: drink till amnesty came; and tomorrow, drink again. The windows were blue-white Was it early morning or evening? He lay watching the panes anc wondered If they would whiten into daylight or thicken into dusk. He wondered what time it was, wha day. The clock said 6:10 but tha told him nothing. He had awakened fully dressed on the couch In the Jiving room. Hi >et burned. He reached down am unlaced his shoes and kicked them off. He took off his coat and ves and .untied his tie. Automatically, Us' ,hand groped beside the couch or the pint on the.floor. His heart sank as he found it and found it mpty. -,.-.. : Had he been sleeping all night or all night and all the next day? There was no.way of telling until the light changed for better or for worse. "If It were evening, he could go out and buy another, a dozen nore; But If morning—he feared to find out; for If it were dawn he would be cut off until the bars opened.' Once again, he had nol >een clever enough to provide a upply against this very thing. Las! night it had been merely drink. It was medicine now. Hr lifted the empty pint to his mouth; One warm drop crawled like slow syrup through the neck o; the. bottle. It lay on his tongue useless, all but Impossible to swal- ow. He knew he was in for another cycle of harrowing mornings The ^windows were lighter now ie blue was white, it was morn- ng. With a sinking heart he real zed .that he as in for at leas wo hours .of this waiting for the )ar or the liquor store to open. Remorse or no, he meant to go on with It Wick was away for the ong weekend,' he'd be gone til Tuesday, he'd have his long week end here. A golden opportunity to go on, his tear with interference provided Helen didn't catch u with him. Waiting, knowing that remorse would pass and high spirits return with the first drink of the day, h deliberately reviewed and explore ihat remorse as If self-abasemen were a kind of expiation. Life offered none of those prizes you'd been looking forward to since adolescence. The foolish trickin lancies of yesterday afternoon, fo nslance. "In a Glass"—who wouli ever want to read a novel about a punk and a drunk! Everybody knew a couple or a dozen. All that he remembered of yes ;erday waa the afternoon or at most! the early evening, but that was' enough. He had never intended going to the farm and he'd got out it . . . borrowing from Mrs. Wertheim—there was one more avenue of escape closed, one more person to shun. He thought of the foolish psychiatrist. After a very few weeks, he found he knew more about the subject, certainly more about himself than the doctor did. He took to cheating on the doctor, drinking and keeping the secret to himself. One day the doctor had presented him .with a little agreement to sign saying each time 'he drank ht would stay in his house a longer time. He knew he couldn't keep it so he had refused to sign and had ended the sessions. Apart from his refusal to use the key to the applejack closet, the refusal to sign was about the only thing he could cite to his credit in the past half-dozen years. It was the closet on the farm which the Hansens kept carefully locked while h« was there. He had found the key in his Jacket, which Mrs. Hansen had worn and for three months had kept it, never using It, he would rather have broken the door dovm. When he was ready to leave, he handed it to them. "I've never used it," he said. Mr. Hansen hit the celling in a rage but Mrs. Hansen hid a smile. This kind of honor had baffled the foolish psychiatrist. Why did they never get to the roSt of the matter Over One Hundred Oil Birthday List Jroup with Anniversaries Week of October ,1' Re-.' leased Ky Jaycees One hundred and elf ht in* th« armed forces have birthday anniver- the week of October 1, accord- o the 109th release .of Uie Junior' Association of Commerce The li«t follows: •••••, • .':. . Oclobec 1 .. ••.-.';.:• -..-. Vito J. Dormio.' 488 Central ave- uue; Eugene T. Gurtler, 72J, Bhaw- nee avenue; OHver^E. Heakiri, .14 N. ,Lee street; Paul H. Kemp, BJ|.D. • No..' 3, Keyser; Carl F. Kohler,.l809 Bedford street; Danidl R. May, 711 Shawnee avenue; .Paul A. Nicholson, U N, "Lee street; George H: Pough, 118 S. Lee street; William'F. Schaidt, 316 Williams street; Donald Snyder, 408 Maerud- er street; Sidney H. Storer. W. Main.-street,- Lonaconlng; Edward J. Thomas, 302 N. Mechanic street; Walter P. Welsh, H-FIX No. 3; Guy Horner, .71 Main street, Western- »rt; Carl T. Stangle, Ridgeley; and Donald P. Slough, paw Paw. October I Joseph A. Blake, Mt. Savage; Edward J, Bochi 317 Cumbertanc street; John A. Boldcn,, Y.M.C.A.; Gustavis O. Bonner. R F.T>. No. 3, Bowman's addition; . William R, Brake, RPJ5. No. 4; John W. Cannan, 42 Bedford street; Russell D Dawson, 106 Paca street; John R Pogle, 705 N. Mechanic street; Raphael F. King, 115 Race street Philip E. Lindner, Shade's Lane Robert E. McMlllen, 213 Centra avenue; Lewis V. May, Boulevarc Hotel; Elmer P. Metz, 450 Waverly Terrace; Milton R. Moon, 148 Bedford street; Julian P. Schonter, 5-50 N. Centre street; Clarence,E. Wiland, Jr., 207 Beall street; -Fern E. Wilson, 312 Caroline street; Lloyd A Lehman, Cresaptown; John F Gordon, Mt. Savage; Oscar Williams, 26 Hill street, Frostburg John' J. Smith, 20 Douglas avenue Lonaconlng; Alexander Morton, Jr. Midland; and Ronald Slough, Paw Paw. October 3 Roy M.'sell. Jr., Ellerslie; Car E. Billmyre, 14 .Wineow street Robert W. Burns, 134 Paca street John C. Carleton, 516 Maryland avenue; Charles J. Hardesty, 60 Virginia avenue; Arch McFarlane 219 Davidson street; Gerard J Malloy, 300 Magruder street; Harold Marx, 831 Mt. Royal avenue; Ar thur F. Reed, 220 Beall street; John W. Sloan, 609 Sedgwlck street Lawrence Strickland, Cresaptown Dennis P. Wolford, 30T Union street; George A. Coleman, 12 Jackson street, Lonaconing; Lewis D. Hacker, 12 Carpenter street Ridgeley. October 4 Paul R. Bowman, R. F. D. No. Flintstone; Joseph D. Brandenburg R. F. D. No. I, LaVale; George C DeHaven, Corriganville; Roy B. Do man. Locust' Grove; Charles J Eirlch, 210 Cecilia street; Paul C Frost, 225 Cole street; Charles S Jordan, 409 Furnace street; Ter rence F. Karns, 130 Frederick street Donald !>.. Lester, 429 Broadway George Loncarevlch, 126 Hanove street; Carl P. Ryan, 104 Pac street; Edward Sausman, Jr., R. F D. No. 1, Box 242; Curl S. Vande grift, The Dingle; Vernon J. Wil lard, 409 Grand avenue, and Georg P. Tennant, Midlothian; October 5 Kenneth E. Crabtree, 346 Centra avenue; Luke E. Davis, R. F. D. " 4; Mark M. Davis, R. F. D. No. 4 Donovan E. Dentiriger, 109 DficatUJ street; Arthur F. Gellner, 717 Nortf Mechanic street; John L. Helke 65 Greene street; Carl D. Hollls, 11 Greene street; Wendell C. Hott, R F. D. No. 3; Lawrence S. Hymes 319 Pulaski street; James T. Kenny 7 Market street; Coye L. Moreland Rawlings; Leslie E. Oster, 81 Shawnee avenue; Robert F. Seefeld 411 Franklin street; Harry P. Smith Cresaptown; Robert-W. Winebren ner, Corriganville; Edward B. Eagar (Continued Next Sunday) AUNT HET =3y ROBERT Q0ELLEN = 'When I hear a woman say she likes to cook, I always know what is comin' next. She likes to cook, but she hates to wash the.dishes. I don't blame her. either. The romance o' marriage wears pretty thin when .a woman faces dried egg yolk on a mess of plates on a rainy moi-nin' when she's got a headache. The only State without a divorce law is the one where a dollar a week would hire a dishwasher before W. P. A, changed things. What the institution o' matrimony needs is less morajizin' and more electric dishwashers." 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County »:»q 'World Hewi Beund-TJp IHBC). •|:l«- Commando' Mary (VBC). »>.M NBC Btrlot QUinell-(NBC). J«:0» HlthlljhU of UM Bible (H»C). l»:30 Wordt »ni .Muile .(NBC). H :00 Church : Berrlee from B «pU«op»l Church, •'•--'. •-••• 1:!5 Yom «nppMr tiotnm (NBC). 1:J« UplmMfi of Chieafo Round . -X T»«« IHSC). • A>« Ifarte Hour. , • - -•• 3:»«. Vup*i Sirrtce. ' : ' 3:30 '.The Army Hour , NBC). . . 4:3« Muife America Lores B«t (NBC), . 5:0* Gtntra) Motor* Symphony (NBC), •:«•' Tb« Catholic Hour (NBC). ' • •Waiter Hampden as Leonldas 1:15—Basin Street and Its Music -mbs -blu i:30—Album of Familiar Music—nbc 'James Melton Sons Half Hour—cbs Cedrlc Foster's War Comment—mbs • :«—Jimmle Fidler's Hollywood—blu The . Columbus Boys' Choir — mbs tO:oo—Phil Spitalny & Girl Orch.—nbc PhlJ Baker Take It or Leave It—cbs Life of Rlley and Wm. Bendix—blu Anthony's Good Will Advice—mbs 10:30—Les Tremayne. J. Gleason—nbc We the People,-n Guest Show — cbs Freling Foster News Dramas — hlu 10:45—To Be Announced (15 m.)—mbs 11:00—Variety and News to 2a.m.—-nbc News, Variety, Dance 2 hr.—iil>s-b'.u Calif. Melodies; Orch. (3 h.)—mb« Midland, and James IK Loar, Eckhart Mines. . October t Harry L. Campbell, 613 Hill Top drive; Reid D. Moser, 487 • Goethe street; William J. Mulligan, Corriganville; Lawrence A. Rizer, R. F D. No. 5; John H. Robey, Jr., 240 Massachusetts, avenue; William R Sangstou, 212 Harrison street; William J. Sell, 523 Greene street; Harold A. TJnderdonk, Woodlawn; Russell D. Zembower, 725 Bedforc street, and Thomas L. Bsightol Midland. October 7 . ,. ,. . I:W Totnmy Tucker'» Orcheitrm. 7:00 Your All-Time Hit Ptrtde (NBC). . l:M Boldleri of the fctu. I:U N«w». . . - - .- .• 1:30 W»ki' Up Amerlct, ' 8:8* -Minh»U»n Merry-Qo-Round ' (NBC). .'.'• t:38 Amerlon Album of P»m!ll»r Music (NBCI. 10:00 The Hour of Charm fHBC). 10:30 The Old Fashioned Revivil 11:38 The Pacific Story (NBC). (TOMORROW) 7:94 Musical Reveille. 1:10 Nevs. 0:00 Mirth and Mtdneu (NBC), 9:30 Morning Meditations. S:«5 Pei Coulehan. 10:J5 News. 10:30 Hnden Keepers (NFC). 11:00 Road-of Life (NBC). 11:30 Newi. 19:00 Words ana Music (NBC). 13:3fl News. 13:U United SUU.l Navy Bind (NBC). 1:00 Slcetchej In Melody'(NBC): 1:30 Echoes ol the Tropics (NBC). 1:45 Morgan Beatty (NB6).•'. 2:00 Tho Guiding LijhflNBC). 'J:1S Today's Children INBC). S:J3 Woman In White (NBC). S:4i Know Your America. 3:15 Ms Perkins (NBC). • 3:30 News. 3:45 Right to Happincu (NBC). Paul L. Alklre, 113 W. Elder street Vincent C. Bambrlck, 60 Greene street; William P. Brady. .407 Linden street; 'Kenneth L. Fletcher, 717 Baltimore avenue; Brethard N. HJ11, Spring Gap; Ernest M. Holt, R. F. D. No. 1, Hyndman; James B. Horn, Homewood addition; William L. Logsdon, R. F. D. No. 1, Box 313; Stanley C. Morris, 508 Eastern avenue; Robert J. Nicholas, 6 Harrison street; Harry F. Rl?or, 710 Bedford street; Everett W. Shrout, 93* Maryland avenue, and Berlin D. Towler, R. F. D. No. 1, Box 319. German Soldiers Quietly Deserting Don Civilian Clothes, Throw Away Weapons and Join Refuged Lines .By HAL BOYLE In American-Occupied Germany, Sept. 21 (Delayed) (ff) — German iroops—chiefly m«h Just called up— nave begun quietly to desert from their hodgepodge but still fighting army facing the American-front in the Reich. They dp not usually walk over, to give up. They just grab the first chance they get to change to civilian clothes, throw away their uniforms, and join columns of refugees. "We pick up eight or ten of these army deserters in every little town we take," said Capt. John B. Jackson of New Canaan, Conn,, who said it was something of a police problem to detect them from legitimate refugees. The officers said that to spur enlistments Hitler recently gave "volunteers" their choice of which German frontier they wished to defend. They generally chose the area nearest their own homes. "Some new troops.sent^in to man the Siegfried line brought their civilian clothing along in their baggage," Jackson said If the word of thousands of refugees escaping to American lines from Aachen and other besieged cities can be accepted, a schism already has developed over the peace desires of the civilian population and the intent of their Nazi masters to flght on with the Reich a battlefield. . * Most refugees say a great majority of the people in'the Rhineland now want "to be. liberated" from the Nazis. Robot Bombs Frighten Butter Fat F t rcm Milk Folkstone, England, Sept. 23 UPf— Robot bombs ,frighten the butter fat from milk, a court solemnly decided today. . Philip Driver, a dairyman, was'acquiltted. Potatoes are native to South America, but were introduced to North America by way of Europe. tried on a charge of selling milk defici*nt in fat. He testified and proved that the milk was just as It came from the cows, which had been -frightened by Hitler's terror weapon. Witnesses .for the prosecution and defense acknowledged that the cows' appetite had been poor after three flying bombs fell within half a rnile of their barns. Driver was TTie Peoples Bank Salutes "The Yank of the Week Private Melvin A. Snyder* Engineer* THIS WEEK IS "MELVIN SNYDER WEEK" BUY WAR BONDS IN HIS HONOR Dear Melvin: This week of September • Ziih to 30th has be«n set iside by the Peoples Bank of Cumberland »s "Melvin Snyder Week" for the folks here »t home to buy War Bonds in your honor to speed your re- p ,urn. Dear Friends: i Melvin haa been In thft South Pacific battle zone over a year with the Amphibious Engineer* and recently served with a boat regiroent that was officially cited for landing troop* and supplies over great distances,' Only the grim determination of our gallant boys can recover the Philippine* on the March to Tokyo. Their determination would be empty without our War'Bond purchases. Buy More and Hold Those You Now Own. BUY WAR BONDS •fct fxyjtr <i th* ion ol Mr. and Mn. Hath 'i « »i >|t-'

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