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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 17, 1930
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.) r JOSlffRlBR ..NEWS. SHE BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS •not oocpjst NKWB eg, J>UBU«HERS Q, B. *A«pCK. Editor a W. Bolt KejrweaUtW; Co inc., New York, 6»n Ahjoalo, 8*u St. touts. rery Alternooa pucept ^ Entered ms stjonoV class ''matter »t the, pop t offlct it WyHieylpfv Arkansas, under act of . Con«T«» .Octvber g, 1917. • . . • . *• ;. . • • Served by.tttt United Press .'.-•'. SUBSCBIPTJON BATES . BX. carrier In the city of Plyltjevllle, 15o pm week or IS.50 per yt*r In advance. .By mall within * radlui of 60 mllu, $3.00 per .Tear, $1*3 for &U months, 8S« for three month!; by m»U tn postal zone; two to six, Inclusive, l»50 per year, In touts seven »ri eight, I10.0C .per year, payable In The Government of Arkansas The proposed plan of '•of the state government of Arkansas, submitted to Governor Harvey I'ar- nell by the National 'Institute of Public : Administration and the liiirouu of Municipal Research, is altogether too far!' reaching to be made the subject of offhand comment, one way or the other. It deserves, and should have, the most thorough study, both by members of the general jftssembly, who will be called .upon to accept or reject it, and Uy citizens; ... No government can be better than . the foundation' upon which it... rests. • In -Arkansas, in 1 all the governmental "Units of the United States of America, that foundation is the citizenship. No matter what the form or system of government we adopt, so .long as the source' *of power remains in the people, acting through their elected officers ; and representatives, the quality of government will be just about as good or as bad as the people insist or permit -. that it be. But while changes such as are proposed; in the governor's survey will hot guarantee, if they are adopted, good government, or even better government, for 4 f kansas, they are designed to make 5 it easier for the people of this state to obtain good government if that is the kind they want. They provide a simplification of the ballot, .so that electors will choose a few very important officers instead of many relatively, inconsequential ones. They provide for centralization of responsibility; and they provide for a reorganization of the governmental setup along lines designed to bring order, simplicity and efficiency out of our present heterogeneous mass of independent or semi-independent boards and bureaus. The chief opposition to adoption of the survey^ recommendations, aside from that which will come' from politicians and political hangers-on whom it would relegate to the ranks of the unemployed, is that it concentrates too much power in the hands of, a governor elected for four years. As a balance to this, however, is the limiting of the governor to one. term, thus reducing his incentive to use his power for the building up of a political machine, and the setting up of an. audit bureau, responsible only to the legislature; to keep tab on the expenditure of 'public money by the governor and officers responsible to hinv. , The Courier News docs not .wish ,'to give the survey recommendations endorsement without further study. We thjnk :that Governor Parnell 'deserves praise for having the survey rnado, . however, and 1 trust that the people of the state will receive the proposals with an opqi mind, ready to accept them if careful- analysis indicates I hey will help achieve the admittedly badly needed reformation of our state government. Lessons fov the Drouth I believe If I were a landlord I would not have a man on my place [hat would not plant a gnrdcn nnJ plant it for spring and fall. 1 don't believe I'd have anybody on my pluce that would not grovf feed enough to take care of n cow, a hog, ami the team worked by the tenant. Of course that is the last thing in Hie world some landlords want, and likewise It Is the last thing in the world some tenants want lo (to, but it is about llfty-flfty,' I think. On the other hand, I believe every tenant and share cropper has n. rlglil to clcjtmnd that the ovaier -of the land allow him the privilege of a t home garden, and a little feed for .livestock. Above all, grit your teeth and swear to all thali Is high and holy that you'll' not be a share cropjicr always. Don't misunderstand me. There are thousands and thousands of the finest people In this state, good farmers, who are renters and share •croppers, tut let's not be renters and share croppers always unless it pays us. You can't depend on-the other fellow looking after you. You must look after yourself. Not long agq we were on n man's farm of some six hundred, acres of good'-'land. Ho owned Hint land and ;the buildings were In line condition. That ' man for', twenty years was a slmrc cropper ant! then one day he woke up and decided that he'was going to'cat out of the hand of .some benevolent landlord no longer, His story U a heroic struggle to achieve his goal but ho won against the odds. I know there arc thousands In the state this year who have tried their-best and through the severity of the drouth haye' seemingly failed, but there is always a bright-day after the darkest night. Tim coming year should- be the time for some resolutions and real' effort, let's start In righi/ now to. make, the next crop cheaply and save enough out of It to get even a few acres of ground we .fan call our own. The. big fellows usually look out for themselves ant! get through in; pretty good shape. ?t Is you liltlo fellows'(hat I am talking to. But all the distress In our stntc and nation is not' on the farms. Hardly a day passes but what we donate a few ceijts lo some poor .fellow out of work and walking the streets begging tor something to eat. ;-.A~Ia£mei that will' use his head need not?jo. hungry.' He need" not spend out-money for feed. That Is unnecessary and the production of essential food and feed on the farm Is the first prime requisite of good farming. This drouth is a shining example of what, the lack of that sort of farming means. No amcunl of farm relief, farm boards, legislation or anything else in the world can make a farm profitable if it neglects the prime essentials of every farm operation, fcccl and food. We may as well get that In our heads and get busy putting into practice sound principles that time and cxpcrletico r have proven. If this drouth will only convince the majority of us of tliat necessity, the suffering from it will not Ciavc been In vain. - . •• • • I —Stanley Andrews in Arkansas Farmer. By George Clark 53? THE SUEZ CANAL Pn Nov. 17, 1099, the Suez Canal, the first great IntorcceKiiic canal, was officially opened after a French ship at 'I i MONDAY, NOVEMBER'17/ 1930 Essential Body . By DR. MORRIS FIHHBEIN I for proper activity of tiie' thvioid Kdltor, Journal of the Amerlcjn'eland.. 5 Medical AKeeUtioa, and d lly- {eU, Ibt Healtb,Ma(aiine , .• • U " dC tlle ° ader - As has the Y n* of in, all of in these Sometimes the cells O f t | lc are modified In various ways, so 1C years.. 1= celebrated F,;rdinand. columns, the .protein,, carbohydrate . had wcrked on It for and fat furnish the necessary sour- inn , „ ° ngl the ces of for the body and tlic' protein particularly supplies the connwr. ii, . l pes nert £, „, M « d "f «anean.v.«nd material for bulldine new tissues. Red Sea. Until the. Introduction of i , • u , ,, , , , , , . fiteamshlpr, traffic of Ihp citi'al- 1 In nls discussion of Infant nulrl- cfevflloped ', lowly? But {he.S «' 0 »- Dr ' W.M. Marriott mph.- tl'.s toll receipts rose annually' • 1 5lzes "P 60 ' 3 '^ lhe necessity of When the Egyptian government ptopcr '""'"il 5 - Evef y t'"" 0 ol ran Into financial difflSSuS ! over the **» a ^ a » ° f lhe fluids which are In . It- contain mineral .sales. . salts ensblc the and a!d the canal, England, under the W,-- _, crsiiip of : Disraeli, purchased ines e , enough shares in It to become the cells to-func ion heaviest owner- England, incident- ^ tne digestion of food. ally, was firLt to propose the Suez' In the! activities of the human Canal. ' A vwy short, time sufficed to show that the canal was of the utmost amount is supplied hi the dlett, value as tb.j passageway between wasting of the body occurs. For e'v- 'I body, mineral salts are constantly used up, and unless an equivalent that the balance of relationship 'be- ' tllC ill' England and her Oriental, posses- si- n •. .Under the cr.ntrol of : Brll- i;li and Frpnch capitalists the commercial development of the ca- )ul followed unclwcked until the World War. "It certainly makes our lunch hour have to (ravel so far." Lack of Appreciation Hasn't Affected Her GLOUCESTER, Eng., IUP) — .Mrs. Etru»l ^l! Smith lias given , first, aid. tq 300 Injured motorists Jin.eight years^ .Only eleM returned after recovering lo thank her. The Smith home is near a dangerous "S" curv.2 on a main lu'gh- ery part Of protein that is.depos- ited in the body, about one-third as much mineral matter Is also stored. Furthermore, there is a definite relationship betwen the amount of mineral material and the amount of water. When there is a great loss of-the is disturbed. If. there k tt 5UdllC)1 deficit of calcium salts In the blood spasmodic . conditions develop, .if there is a decrease In the blcarbon- ates In the body, acldosli follows. Stray Buffalo Bullies Peaceful Herd of Bovine* ALTUH, Okla., (UP)— N. D. Coker, farnier of near here, was startled by frantic moolngs from his herd of prize cattle. Going to the pasture he found them huddled in a corner ol the field cowering from the menace of a huge buffalo bull. The buffalo apparently was taking a keen delight, from the fear of the bovines. Snorting, he j would dash at them. 1 Just before •he reached: one of the timid creatures he suddenly would halt and back away; - Fearing harm might come to hts peaceful herd, Coker chased the ' mineral matter occurring .as a re- animal away. Brass rings at the suit of diet deficient in-salt, or as [tip of Ita horns indicated it was f. a result ot starvation or prolonged 'stray from some private herd, diarrhea, the body Is unable to maintain the proper amount of water content. When a great amount of mineral matter is taken into the body, only sufficient for the uses of the body Is retained, and the rest is then way. Although there occur an-av- [passed out. Sometimes it is neces- WASHINGTON LETTER erage of three accidents a month, MM. Smih still helps to bring the jMrs. Smith still 'helps to bring the jbandages and otherwise aids until • medical assistance arrives. pasrcil the amendment--almost uri- '•• •""" ••'••• FRENCH TO TAX ItAUIOS PARIS, (UP)--Thc French government has decided, according to M. Mullaimc, French Minister ot Post Offices jlax wireless • vide a fund and EC to for Telephones, in 1931 to to BV RODNEY DUTCIIER • - NKA.Service Writer pnimously. In 1028 it got to a , WASHINGTON,. Nov. 17.—Mil-; in the House but, failed : td lions of voters east their ballots for cch ; Hie required congressional candidates with the although it had p.: majority Last Idea that there ought to be :i|: t fslon, as in-.other years, - the change- No OIK can guess liow. Lr,ngwcrth-Ti!son-j3hett House oli-1 many realized that the collective garcliy burled it for-many months yctc of tlicse millions may have no and didn't let it come to a - vote., thirds vote in both House and Sen- two-hirds vote', , br0!ldcastin B slat on.' to. 30 francs ? year ^ " ysU1 i* ts " anc5 ( * z ' w °" v "" c and 7 ° But with the lame duck out and -e ji^wly' elected 'Congress seated there is every liklibood. that.-the IIEIIK It Is hard, says Margin Max, to think highly of a stock which is constantly making new lews. . ' OUT OUR WAY Williams COME QUICK" GET OUT a ME o ME. FlMDS \T . COME. effect on the lineup in Congress until 13 months after election day. One consolat ion the casters of thu "protest vote" gel is that they amendment -•will- receive elected quite a. few more of the typo of legislators likely to essem- ble behind the Norils lame-duck aijiehdment which would get each pewly elected Congress into Us seats within a .couple of months. Meanwhile <tlie House and Senate will have two .of the choicest cul- ioctlons of lanvj ducka you ever saw .in the short session ol the Seventy-first Congress which begins Dec. 5 and ends on March 4. Except for those chosen to fill vac- aiiclc:i for uivjxperied terms, the new 'senators-elect and representatives-elect won't get Into action te- .fore'.Doo. 5,. 1031, unlcES the Senato coalition happens to force a special session before that. Down : But Not Out The Feasoii'tj champion latnc duck .appears to bo Senator Charts' S. Dcnccn of Illinois, Early last April, in the primary which nominated Rush Hanna McCornilck, .Republl can voters of Illinois decided that they had -had enough of Doncen. But the time.elapsing between the repudiation ol Senator Denecn and Ih;.' time his successor, . Ja;nes Hamilton Lewis, takes office, is' just 20 months, not so far from two years. A dozen senators who have cither retired or been defeated will be on the job in thu short session. And lour or live times as many members of the House- Four Republican senator. 1 ; who refused to run for renominatlon and re-election will be with us. Three \\CK succeeded by Democrats- Their retirement unquestionably i.uert them just so mnclf expense. They're lame ducks, too— Gillclt of Massachusetts, Oolf-bf West-Virginia, nud Philips of Col- 01 ado. Oculd of Maine, who tilso retired, probably couldn't have been rcnomimliu 1 . Those who were voted into duck- two- thcrcaCler be submitted to the states: No opposition !t foreseen In the various state legislatures. sary for the body to give up a great deal of water in order to get rid of an excess ol salt taken Into the system. This is thf basis of action of various kinds of salts taken as cathartics. Tn order to find out the kinds of mineral matter that are necessary for the human body, analyses have been made of the various tissues which the,body contains. Tims the .bones consist -chiefly of calcium, magnesium and phosphates. Tho cells of the. body .generally havq potassium salts and phosphates. The various fluids in the body, such as ^he blood and the bile and the Imph, contain sodium salts, chlorides and bicatbonates. Oxygen Is, the important essential constituent of the red coloring matter of the blood, and iodine is necessary PERU PLANS CHANGES LIMA, P.;ru, (UP)—Change from an all-military government to a combination of military and civilian administration within the next few monthj in order to handle "the serious economic problems facing this country, is predicted in political circles. LL Col. :Luis M. Sanchez Cerro, head of the Military Junta which has governed Peru since the overthrow of President Augusto B. Leguta. is understood to be planning to place civilians] (it the beads of UK departments of interior, promotion, Justice and treasury with the remaining cabinet portfolios held by military officers. New French Grammar Ready PARIS, (UP) — Academy of France after 297 years of effort has . finally completed the first official (grammar of the French language which will hereafter be kept con-. stantly up to date by corrections. The grammar will be published within a year. LAURA LOU BROOKMAN AUTHOP OP "BASH .ROMANCE* 195O 'SERVICE/ INC, hcca during the primary season arc Dcnccn, and Griindy of Pennsylvania, nepubiicam 1 , and B!ca?c of S-mih Carolina, Simmons of Worth Carolina and Ransdcll of Louisiana, Ucn:ocra[s. .... The election losers were rinc ot Oklahoma and McMaster of South Dakota, Republicans, and Sleek of Iowa. Democrat. • The new blood which will be hcic for the.short session includes Senator Morrow -of New Jersey, Davis of Pennsylvania, and Curvy of Wyoming, Republicans, and throe Democrats—Bnrkley of Ohio, Mctiill of Kansas ami Williams ol Kentucky. . They will all succeed KUkcnialor|al,appointces and finish unexpircd terms, h?nce their early arrival • There are two principal reasons why prcgrc. iivcs and others squawk because so.many s6r.ators-cl.x-: and leprescntatives-elcct wcn't. be able Ic legislate for another year. 1. 'ihc long delay in making the will of the electorate efloctnc. 'I The fact that voles o! lame dnrk members are obtained for measures fRvqr:d'by these \vlio are nt)lc to be;tow Volillcal or other rc- « ards. What I'lan Means vJnder the Morris amendment to Ihc Constitution, each new Ccn- 5 and each new president \\ould | take clflce early in Jamuiy. The pncrt thrcc-inoiHhs fcssions \\hlch often end in flllbnui'rj would be abolished and members Mir --3 defeated couldn't \u'.c for | cr against any moie laws. ri:JilA.. MITCU^LI'* 17, .IWTefl IlHIllmiirc v-t^tre .xhf 1(&N. Uvrd \tilli 'her • cenmiilrciM nio4brr» >1 llUi.lltlvr HOOERS, t« J.ln>fr iimllhT rr.lbrr, JOHN SHTCHEM.. In Xr\r Vurk. -The pnrentn art illvorord nnd Mrn. ItoFrra l» n ^vlda\r following a vcconil «inr« ilnKf. - -.'.".' . . ItAKNKT SIIIF.I.DS, J...BC >r\y«- pniirr phnlnKTZiplicr, !• In low ivltk Ike Klrl. Mitchell n.k.i F.\K- l.YN TAIISONS, licaullful \Tla6iT,' tn IntrnilDC'r hlx dnimhler lo ofhrr ^nunji people. Mr*. P^ir- nctnx n^r^eii, L'n'n.tlilerlnjr • Crlln n rtcitnN {« \i In >IHrhell'» ntrellonit. Kite jt 'krnirM in fc*»( rid of lhe elrt lijr riii'iinrnKlns n roiunnce lw- Inrrii Cclln lunl Toll JOltn.VN, f:].1rhuttln{r liut lit (lulilonn rkne- nclrr. .llltekell h.i« furhldilen kl» dntichler (o noe Jortlnn. SMcId* eonien fo Ne%T Voek lo ivork nn<l meetii Celln. She fella him ulir e^re» for' .Tnrrinn hat l^ler reallzcn ft 1. SkleliU nkom «hc lovm. Mrv. Pnrxnnn arouKeii SII(chpll> nnlopntiSm In'wnTd Shlelil.ii nnil lhe fnfker nnil Onugh- ler quarrel. Celln. JrynrlB for llnlllninre onlr lo finil ttint her ninllirr hn» tllnnppcnred, leavlnv no rh<\t^ lo her -wkerenboulN. .llllrlirll nrrlve«. nfTerli* n reeon-' ellTnlliui .int] Inkea C'clin li.lrk 1o Nriv York. .-Hr.nnvMIr >lrK. Tnrionn hn. In- f.iriur.l Skleliln Innt Celln l< *« Minrrr Jnnlnn. When Celln Hirefn llie jonup ninn eneh mUnnder- ntnnils ihc other nnd <ke 1nfer- \lr\v eruls «Uh Hie nnnlr helvreen film, Itrokrn off. -3fr*. rnmonii trlls Crlln site* IK going 1n mnrrT HlfrWll. No ironl rnme« or (YlTu'M uuilhrr. Tkc f:lrl l» niUrr- nlilp nnil lonelv nnil tvhen Jordnn f»euK her lo cl^jio Rite ROCB n«aF YfUh him. II U inlHniEltl tvlien Urn. Turnout tiolltlr^ ^Illrhell the Flrl 1^ n^Nhlnc. '|->tr< Lllfllrmmhf fnlker nii|ienN In Shield* and together fhrv i-all nn Jordan. \»ko deoles kiionlu? \\lirre 4'rltn Ii. ^r«( niori]li:FT ^Tllrhrll ami SMeldft ore of Mn. Pjir»nn»' n|inTt«ient when Sl.l.-l.l. mention* H.r fnrt 1knt M:».<nn» l,,l,l him Cclln "n« In innrrj .lonlon. NOW CD OX WITH TI1F. STOIIY CHAPTER J.VII O NLY Kvelyn Parsons' nervous hands hclraycil her. Sh( clutched P.I her handkerchief hu not a muscle of her face niovct npr did l!io pitch ot her vole r.Laii£c as she faced Mitchell ani icpllcd: "I cliiln't say It! Of course If not true!" "Dnt Mrs. Parsons," Ilarnc Shir-hls cut In, "we wore right her In tills re 1111. The night I came t dinner aiifi Celia was away. Why- you must remember. Yon told m slowly. "So you didn't even mention Jordan's name! Shields.must hayo misunderstood! "Why didn't you tejl'me he'd been here to dinner? You assured me last night you'd never seen this.y.ouug man." : He turned toward Barney.-"When .did you .first meef Mrs,.Parsons?" "It was the day after I broke my arm. I-,came here to,aeo Celia." "And when was that?" Liko sparks from fHr\t .pvelyn's eyes, flashed dangerously. "They're all lies!" she screamed before the youth could answer. "Lies! I won't be talked to this way!" Sho grabbed up a tiny green glass figurine and sent it smashing across tho room. -.- "Will you .get out o£ here!" she screamed, stamping . one foot and glaring at Shields. "Will you?" . The young man drew hack, horrified. He glanced toward Mitchell. *' * • both go!" Mitchell said. an hour's work." "I can wait." Mitchell, nodded. When tho door the she was goins; lo marry Jordan. You were sitting in that very chair ami I was here.". - "You certainly must lia\* mis. understood me. I couldn't possibly have said such a thins." John Mitchell Interrupted. "I'd llkn to hear more about this." he Kild. "Suppose you Icll mo the whole story.'- 1'or the first time Evelyn Parsons looked startled. She flung her head hack. "But John— dear esl! Surely you wouldn't doubt my word: 1 tell yon it's not true. Why. I didn't even mention Jordan's name!" The man tinrt woman eycrt each other. For tlie moment Shields (vas torgnttetl. "There are several things I am "Come!" Tho two men tarlcd toward the door. They had cached it before Evelyn Parsons ad sufficient conlrol of herself to ealizc what was happening. . Sho asped and sprang after them. "•John!" she moaned, "don't leave ic! John, I beg ot you Her words were lost as Jolin' litchcll nulled tho door to behind im. He drew out a handkerchief, wiping his brow aa they walked own the corridor. "I want to talk to you, Shields. Come down to my home, will yon?" "I ought to drop in at thV'Apox iffico for a few minutes. After that .'11 ho glarl to come. I haven't been ivorking since my arm was crocked ip but I promised to seo Wagner :hls morning." "Suppose we stop on tho way? Is that all right? 1 ' Shields agreed. \Yhcn they were settled In Mitchell's car tho lawyer loaned back and shaded his eyes with one hand. Barney respected his companion's silence and did not'speak. Ho was surprised when Mitchell stepped out of the car bc- foro the Apex office. . ••' "Don't mind If I come along with you, do you?" Mitchell asked. "Xot at' all." They entered the suite of rooms occupied by the photographic service and after a wait were adpiittcd to the general .manager's office. young man John Mitchell leaned forward.- 1 " you think of him?" he asked, nodding in the direction in which Shields had disappeared. "What do I-think of Shields?'' Wagner repeated in his crisp-Yolce. "Well, sir, I'll tell you. I've been cluing at this desk for 20 years and not once In flvo of them has a young fellow with the ability, keenness and general usefulness of Barney Shields v. «lk2il into" this room." "You find him—trustworthy?". Tlio general manager oC the Apex I'ictnro Service Eurveyet John Mitchell through narrowec eyelids. He chewed on his cigar before answering. "May I ask just why you're seek ing this information?" "Certainly. My own acqualutanci with the young man Is brief but understand that my daughter— "Then congratulate the girl 0! her goad taste!" Wagner interrupt cd heartily. "She's a smart girl. Wagner was still talking fiv minutes later when Barney &' pearcd. Both of the two older me looked embarrassed but Barnc saiil: .emberlng dates but I know it as tho ilay. before Cclla aud I met ou in tho Bark." "You say beforej;',, i( _. Barney nodded. "Yts, and' It ivaa couple- days later that I. tele- honed Celia and Mrs;. Tarsons told me sho was out of town. S.bc said lie was lonely and asked me to omc to dinner. Say—the way sho ooked that night I never dreamed lie could raise the root as she did! 'hat was the time she told me Cclia ras engaged to marry Jordan. "Cella telephoned next day and —T T *ell, you see I thought every- hing was over and It would be letter if we didn't sco each other. We hail an argument and when wo • happened to meet in the hotel that afternoon we argued again.' 1 A SUE 11 look SUDDEN slop made Mitchell led . . . Fair or ttve times tho Seiui; has, beginning lo doubt," Slitciell sai.d . Mr. Wagner rose and shook .hands cordially when Barney Introduced Mitchell. Then for several moments tho young man and his superior discussed a photographic assignment. "How's tho arm coming along!" they had after eacted a v Seclsion. "0. K. Doc sayi he'll taka the "I found him! Shall we go no Mr. Mitchell? I've finished." M ITCHELL shook hands with Wagner. "I want to thank you," he said. "I'll remember what you've told me." "Glad to have seen you. Hope you'll drop in again!" As they stepped into tho elevator Mitchell remarked to Shields: "I suppose I've never really appreciated tho opportunities In thl3 bust ness ot-yours." "Few p»op!o do. They see pictures In the newspapers and never bother to think how they got there If you'd liear somo of the things Wagner can tell you'd know pic luring the news is getting to bo a bigger thing all the time." When they reached the eai Mitchell told the driver to taki them to tho Gramercy Squan house. On tho way.ho asked Bai ney about his acquaintance will Mrs..Parsons. The young man flushed. "I fl.iihi' mean to start a row liko that!" h said. '.'What .was It all about Say—that .woman's a terror!" "I can te]l you about that later, Mitchell said quietly, "but I d want to know-when you and Mr Parsons first met. It may hav considerable bearing on .the pro' lem of locating Cclla." . splint oft Saturday. Ml be on the, job Monday;., all right. Say— do you think Tfacy's around?" : "I saw him half »n hour ago."Shields turned apologetically toward Mitchell. "I hope you don't mind waging just a ialnut« lon«r," he said. "If I cau get fcold ot "Do you remember the date?" x "Really? Well— tie. first time ever savr her' was the day after broke my . arm. Celia telephone and . asked me -to come aroun When I got to the apartment Mr Parsons was' there and after we talked a while she drove mo to th 'lector's In her car." Tracy right now I'll w« "P' £el . ( j "Oh, I'm not much good at I reached tho house. Mitchell the way to tho library. lie sat down at his desk, eyeing tho young man. "Look here," ho demanded, "have you had anything to eat this morning?" "1 really didn't think xalwut it but I'm not huugry—" Barney began. Mitchell rang a bell. The butler answered tho summons. "Bring a tray with coffee and nst and eggs." Mitchell ordered. s soon as you can have It ready." "Yes, sir. I'll bring it at once." 10 butler departed. » • * ' four o'clock the following afternoon slanting rays ct sun* lino were making patterns of Bht and shallow oo tho lawn stir- oimdlng Lisi Duncan's Iy>ng sland home.. No one was flaying ennis but a girl in a brief, bhia ock sat on a bench at the side of 10 courts. The girl did not move. She sat with one foot tucked under her, nth hands clasped on oie knee. From Ilia distance came a low- whistle. The girl jumped up .and mrricd to meet the young man .pproaching from the house. "I didn't expect you so soon, Tod," she said. Jordan slipped an arm around icr. "Th?L'ght you might Ilkq a tttle drive. How about It?" Tho girl nodded. "I would." They turned and walked to Ilia drive at the side ot tho house. Jordan's black roadslir was parked there. The girl was stepping into tho car when sho paused. •T ought to tell LUI." she began but Jordan stopped her. 'No need. We'll be back In no time." The girl sat down. Jordan took the wheel and they left the drive for tho main highway. The car's speed increased. Suddenly Jordan spoke: "This time, Cella," he said, "you're going to marry me *h«'her you want to or not!" (To Be Continued <- x

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