The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1930 · Page 4
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-V -.< • &MW!NJfi KiA?£&gt>M MONDAY,' NOVEMBER 24,','lOi IKVILLE COl'HIEB NEWS _18 Nlflfre OO, PUBL * I*****.; «*)?:' p, curb Co. lie.,- New Vork, „, ..^ant», ptiiu, 1 B»n Antonio/BM Chicago, St.'. Loijla. ,: s - : '..•;. . /UtttopoB Except auhdty. ; no a? MCODJ clus natter at .the pott it BljtJjevUle, :Arj£»nsi«, wider act. ot October « HIT... ; by tfre jrjnited Presa stwcwi-iioN BATES By p»rrt«r lij Uie city of Blytheville, 15c p« Wtt* or W.50 .per year ID advance, . By mail within t radius W W mile*, |3.t» per !tv |UW for ill months, 8So for three months! or niaif In ooctal 'roses two to »ix,. Inclusive, J850 p*t jean In zones seven Ki tight, $10.00 per >e»f, payable In edTicce. - The County Farm ;. ;/ When thd voters'of.'Siissiftsippl 1 county Chose Z^l B. IlarristH}: to succeed G-orge »W Barhhm/as-fcouniy'v/judg they g^e Mi HarrisQii an•'unmistakable mandate to do nwa'y with the leasing of count} prisoners'. » The so-called iCounty-farm. was. thn . majpr Tfsue m the campaign, ijiid most people aie agieed that Mr. Harrison's d'flhlte promise to find a new and bet- ter'way of handling..county prisoners was respons ble for his sweeping victory ovei a man who had given the county a good administration and was seeking |he seconfTterm usually accord-, cd officers wh,o reiidi-r satisfactory service To fulfill his promise to end the leasing of prisoneis Mr. Harrison is faced with the alternatives of keeping them m jail at county expanse or of providing a place \vhore!<thcy'may work and earn then keep. . To keep them in jail would be bad for the' taxpayers and bad for : the-prisoners. Mr. Harrison has uis'ly decided to work them orVu county owned; .and.-'operated farm. That will involve a'very substantial initial investment; but it is the best way of fulfilling the'ifta'iulato which the'.voter^ pave when tliey, named Mr. Harrison jt|dge .-••;;•';.-"---' : \va.s generally understood at the _.. pf the election that any".change in ttyc method of: handling eounty prjs- ~' ~ \youid irivplVfi: an increase in cx- oY at leiiatian' investment of ^monej. .TJiJre shoul^ ,[je, no jrotest nqw at tho ^pend5£yfe'<$!the mqnej noces ary to'the fulfilimeiit of the piomis s made last summer. bcpnr the. ibuckbonej- o'f % ;industrial! progress To!- a decade/with 4,000,000 men on its -payrolls and scores of collateral industries largely dependent upon It; But'now: . "As I write, the New York Times hide* of motor wtf production 'ata'mfs at 50,- just onq-halj, of normal. A ye^r ago i.L measured 120, a fifth above the vjornial curve, /Jin-, index lias ruslitd . clown a.very isteep,. place in the last, twelve, months',, ^nd there are those who 'doubt, myself included, if Hurnpty l)uri{j)ly can..pver be Sct.on his wall again.' A .market fpr new customers has given w«y to a'market for replrtce- mohl/ciislonicrs, nnd fuilirig some dras'- 4 . tic engineering revision, and betterment of trfe' automobile,, it is improbable that the good old iMys of;6,000,000 cars a year will come 'again.-' . The" automatic" is "'not the wholo story,'< and t.hero is not room here .to. go into all, the reasons why Mr. Chase believes, there, will be no early resumption of the industrial expansion of the past decade. , The. significant thing, if-Mr,'Chase is right, is'that the .'.next few years are likely to ; see the farmer, long'the under dog of thg American economic rieap, , in h, distinctly- cnvinble position, He will .at idasti'bc nbie to take care of himself and his fanilly, which is something , a; good many city people, ;,who not. lonjt : .^6g<\ wsro -/drawing big -pay cliccka,'are unable to do right no\?.Of 'coiirsj^ the farmer who riins' his fqrm'.as av,wh';h.t-or a cotton factory 'will suffeiyas; h,e is suffering now,- from prolongation .of the industrial depression. But tho self-sustiiining, food;and feed producing farmer, will come into his own, He will, be on top of the heap. ..---.'..' • LETTER .Foods to'Furnish Iro By HODNEV NEA ' TJie Winciiiiill Cuba M. Higdoti, .Sy :; '- * , // Industrial Stagnation Continues , Stuart. Chase, writer and student of economics, advances' the vjpw that the . : present'industrial depression is considerably more than ii'mere temporary sag in'the: onward march of American prosperity. '.-'.. In a recent article, "T*he End of an Epoch," he raises the question of whether the long disctissscl and long postponed "Saturation point" -in the -automotive industry has riot at last arrived. , The motor car, as he points out, has •, I know ''a man/ who' never '''errs, ': ' '• '• Nor even makes "'.'a , ^bobblo. .'.'•'.He's nevei 1 guilty of. liivlhg. a squabble," Ami Is/free from -all'^eniurs. ' .:. ' . : ' V * .*. *;/•':.;'.- . ' '.Thai .man is 'dead.'' ' ' t <)'-- "c . ' a cafe ln.:.N r OTr..Ypr^jrhcru knlyCs and spoons nre not used. By deorge, this might not' be such a bad world tiller all. • : -. : •' •'•' .^^-.Jj.'-.'jji •-.-'' :•• ... , •I s?e' where ''"ortlflclar, cotton" has been clb- 1 covered over InlBritlsh "pulann. I wonder what they Bol-for it? .'.The genuine article around*hcre isn't .bringing ; very much.' > , :- ; * -^ if. ' "..A certain railroad is! outlining a new':; policy of • competing wlth s the"busscs and trucks. Well, so'. fnr-as I nm - concerned, it doesn't -, nmke any difference Vho.W ; 'l<jw tho lares so. I am so .broke I- couldn't '.'r^V:frce of charge. I can't even do a ~ 'decent Jo!) of walking. .'-. I - ./ •.•tP-'j;,- ••>;-.>: • '.- ' "Ax me . another,'' Isaidrthe witty : Thanksgiving shfippei 1 nd he ofjleml his second turkey. -';.•'"••• -•- " _ ' . .. .'. •••• • .:. .-•-. --:-:i.'...-.-.,. "The Grand Cimyon ."/-^i said the witty tourist. "Is ail that It ls.cra^ked;up-lo be." Some f«nb"ws.-'whp . planned to bag big gninc this seasbrT: friay v ffnd'they tire occupied keeping the wolf.avay from the door. OUT OUR WAY — f By Williams WASHINGTOH.-..VA B rowing, concentrated -InterM^-llx the problems of unemployment and child labor may gjve ney Bljmuhu to Ite once w)despr«a4 .-jiflt^tlpn for effective child labor' Iftwi/ The report and recommendations of a committee- on vocational guidance and. child labor to the Whit; House Conference, on.' Child Health end Protection have come at a time when {(je.- country is paying more att'nilo!} to -\injmploymsnt than ever 'before..»ncl experts are beginning', to point' out the effects of child labor both on children and i:pon worklcss adult* who might otherwise have the jobs 'now occupied by children'.:- •'';-' More than a mlllloB-Wogc earners nre between th« "agfes 'of 10 and 18, according 16' -t tie J 920 c'cnsus, and 1,700,000 are .aged 1C and 17. The fact that there are between 3,500.000 land 6,000,000 .unemployed persons proves,' according to the anil-child labor. '.group,-' that c'nild labor Is ' nof ' neciseary.' f o Industry. Time was in this country when children 'of eight, nine and 10 years were corhrnomy employed In factories, and 'mines. Glass factory mo|ds. were built so low that only small children could crouch between the handles to open. and, close them for the '. blowers': Twenty years ago, children of II, 13 and 13 toiled In ltot T i^deii. air 'of ..cotton inills',10 hours a day or through'tlw night. •Those -.days are over,- bnt thousands .of children only slightly older '.'ribwi.. perform ' similar disagreeable', tasks-fnor olhe'rs, \whlch prevent thfrn'/'froni cornlrig to health and -'maturity with health and vigor, .unimpaired, ; according to the Hoover ''child : labor comrnlttee. , Mooslly . Unikillcd Outside. .of agrlcuituife, ' children are "erhplojred chiefly . "In factories^ but a^o'iii stores, laundries, ofllces or restaurants: and as salesbsys aud Girls, delivery boys, shipping clerk*, garage workers, porters, telephone operatorsV'l'nd in, almost every conceivable other type of employment. ' Nearly alhiriesVjobs arc unskilled, mechanics! "and monotonous, offering Utte chance .to acquire experience or skill -likely to be valuable later on. From children's jobs most such workers enter- work requiring only greater physical' Strength or maturity;" '-.--... Many'children work in badly ven- tiiated, poorly lighted, unsanitary places. Fifty hours.a-week cr more is common for boys arid girls of 14 and 15 in factories,' stores, laundries and restaurants." Hours la.do- mcstic and personal service are still longer. Many must 1 face dusty or lint-laden air, fumes and p:isni'.ous substance's^ which create conditions favorable 'To tuberculosis and industrial poisoning to 'which the young are especially Susceptible. Children under 16 silll work in glass factory furnace rooms. Boys 16 and 17 sometimes work 80 and 00 hours n^week in canneries nnd younger children 10 or more honrs a day. Unetnplo.vinent. for working "children is r.n especially demoralizing influence, th'e committee:' flnds. .. Weekly wages for children. under 10 "almost, invariably •; average under $15 and generally under $10." State child labor laws vary greatly both in adenuncy and stringency of -enforcement. Fifteen states apply a minimum age provision. on all Jobs arid 28 for selected jdbs..Slx- teeu demand an educational' standard of i completion ot the. eighth grade. . •'':"• Farm Help .Big I'roMHh . Agriculture, In several 'respects. offers the most serious- of child labor problems, -'Involving mote, child workers than all otrer occupations including. . many especially Jyo'ung workers than" "all -other cdcup.at;lons migratory. Hours often exceed 10 and 12 'a dny. -The work is Sflen too heavy or othorwiw dnng?rous. Child labor laws seldom attempt to. regu • late it. This kind ot child labor interferes with education; .the 15 states with the highest percentage of non-attendance are the 15 with the highest percentage of child agricultural workers. ' Many thousands of boys and girls arc injured in industry each year, plus "far larger numbers" whose lie.ilth is otherwise affected by Improper conditions. Legislation designed to protect children from hazardous tasks is found generally Inadequate. , --.-.;. Legal 'provisions for compensation of children and young persons injured in Industry arc often unsatisfactory. Usually ihe amount payable Is "pitifully small" because ol. low turnings. Eichteen .slates have special provisions for tola!!? disabled minors by computing what his, wage would have been upon reaching majority. ,' ; Ambng various recommendations the committeo urges extension ot state aid to widows nnd children so children may rcmnin p.t school at least up to the age of IS, an age mfnimmu of 16 for employment ex ' DK. MOJtjtlg FISHBE1N ! ferable In tlie majority ol ctJ jMrail »; tbe American This cpliiici} Is based on recent! iAuoeiaUan, and • of Uy- the Health Matazlne that' to . fed on ' its 'WijllapivKaB'; protoj^ed me another gold one for';right hart, .thj».;ffiri4jrta8:fr: ,:.;.,:j;>•/• -., : '..-_::•:', .">;:x,vv;; tratlon' area; of; the , whlbh'includes?, about ; Bitter ceht . .i....-.- -.:,.- pop5l4tion,;;>9s7 in; 1'9U; £liite'"t ti a. 'fs.tabluuinien.t; of jthe•>.registration^ ari!a'''.I|(V-lB'l8!>, : . • mother's milk receives most of (he minerals that it ne>:ds in sufficient amount, with the p-«sible exception* of iron. Since Iron is necessary for tlie buildin? of red coloring matter of the blcoi, it may b3 necessary in rmc. instances to give iron In the form of a prescription • Among the mo:t Important con- ,ssd pi tear dies. - '. v ' The Infant who ttuffere rickets Ci" who stems to havl flderattcns is tlw requiument of (he Infant for water. Tlie child that Is boing fed by the breast usually gets enough water In tlio milk, but in view of the r.v.irheat- Etl apartments and the conditions modern life, it is usually beet ' tee tl*at the infant takes water regularly. ' The' liifan,', that is being fed artificially- ;hcu]<8 also receive water, between feedings, and this is of special Importance in warm weather. After the axtli mcn'.li r-f life, Dr Manirtl recommends thai one tableipoonful of puree of spinao'.i ts given" to the infant once each day In ord;r tc< supply the and tlie iron for tho hemoglobin cr coloring'of the bleed. '. : IV ki npv generally well kncwn that vitamins are psscntinl to prco- er .growth and far resistanro "to di»easc..' ; Practibally all infants HV- !h| ; .j!n--tlie temperate zone-should receive vitamins A and E regularly. ; Ttifc tniy be supplied in the form offcne-half; to one and one-half tea«p'i3nful3 cf cod ilver oil'thres Ufntes' ~«5cC\ day. Vitamin. D may .be given.In t'he, fowl of vicsterol, HuticqoY UvCT.oii, as such, is pre- in jaiL" tendency in that dlrettioh may I celve special quantities of viost" K- tha physician may, prescribe'• Milk is ons of. the most per- : of foods, but it lacts particiil iii vitamin C. Hen:?, all babies artificially shculd bo glveh^f;] ".ie to two lablespoonfuls cf or'a juice or tomato juice each day Eiovlde t'.'.is vitamin. Apparently both human miifc cow's milk contain suffic I nmcunls of vitamin 13 to prc\ | any shorlage of this .vitamin, iiifanU crdimrlly are fed. ' child that is undernourished, lacks appetite, may require vita j B feeding as tte physician will term inc. Prisoner Tells Judge About 4 Years Dru DETROIT, (OP)r-rAntliony-'d eiuky, 40, was bicKght bsfcre Jn Edward J. Moimt on'a chifej liquor. > r "Have yen anything to ..., y.-urse!f?" Judge Molnet asked! "Your honor," re'plii'rf the f fei-:dant,."i did it because i; dnmk. I didn't know what I dolhj." . • "But," said the^ court, "you this liquor for scnie time, accoh] to the testimony." "I did, ycur hcnpr, .biil I've t drunk for-, four years. I'm '-dr right now. I ain't retporisSte-.' "Well, you're golnl to 1 chance to sober up. -Pour ANNE' AUSTIN-. . 'THE DLKK PiGEQN* .'. "THE AVENGING PA'BCOr^" "MURDERBACKST&IBS* .. . . r.uw Ui- duiflfl n<lara>7V wrc- tarr lire.-itnr'at-hcr.tatfcfr'ii fall-' Hire. ! lflr[ifc,>« 0 « (i -HONMK" In ; ) t» : p »«'.ii'ri-p frrn .'In kr •:••'. ' -. •'•- >• -. In I.01S . '"' Ijnmr;' . f»rad th DrpniliTiiy.niiil nllr RAI.l'H • -- Sjlni In 10 ti M -put- nic. '; Iratnj tbnj \vrrr »)flyl«ir ^tlir l.iil ;. ksjii T«ACEY. r JHL«j, n.f of <*f «f well tn'nrtlvr, cnri* 1 ' In. nt nTjnuf rn;T. Mm [m«.nJlntr!j .pfnoi lt!t, HIIrk tfnmnr. nn«<l lAn M.1 . l,n(» .Dunlnu. .1H.SIIAI.I,. the Jnil»i»'« • rqoitg liTlt!i», fount! thi- hotly iTfteii iihe ran In nl '1hr «nil cf thp Il9B< <• tc!i .Kiln 'fhp ncnre. ond' ItVr. icreoni lirqu^lit th" xTbnlr P?if|f lei tlip lizd^Dnm- ,Ho oni* nn« iirrii fti iliV rtjpitt.nr In Ilir fti>rr rj'tilKldr lliu riium. '.niihilrr "n*0:» fpiinjr to U'H (he nlory of tlic nttcfnria'n.- •- >.'ow «o OK. .WITH •riiE : s.fohr ' CHAPTER V \"' \ a..minute, betoro you. be- .Sin, Miss Grain," Dundee "re- r.ucstcrl. "I'd like tn nicte' nolea on your story." and he drew from n coat'-DOCket a shorthand Wok. i.astily . filched from Penny's -.oyrn riilj- ilcak. "Yes," lie answered the girl's.i'rank' siare of atn'nzameht, "1 c.in write shpi'tluml-^ot i sort, anjj pretty fast' at that, though no other human lieihg. I am* afraid, coiild read it but myself. :;.'. '; As for you" folks." lie atltlresned -.the uneasy, silclit' group til mon and r.-omen in dead Nita's Hying room, '1 Hliall ask-yon not to interrupt Miss Grain Sinless you'- are very tnre Iliat her memory is at fault." Penelope Grain was about to be- pin for l]ic. second time, when ngain Dundee' iiiterrn'rted. "An- oilier linH second, please," On thn (irot sheet ot -the neW slioilliand book Dundee, scribbled: "Suggest you iry to locate Halph Hnnimond Immediately. Very much in love 'wllli Mrs. SeHm. Invited lo cocktail imrty; did not show np," and, tearing Hie sheet from the notebook, passed tt to Captain Strawn', wlio road it, frowning, aud then nodded. "Dric Price lias done all he can liorc," Strnwn whlsjcrcd huskily. "Wants to' know If you'd like to arrangement of the table, and whii< Blie. was away tho rest 1 ot the girls arrived." "Except—" 'a . woman's .v broke in. ' . . .-.' "I was going lo Bay all eight o us were ready for lunch/-excep Polly Beale. S'ue hadn't'come,' Penny went on, her husky voice.;* iiltle sharp with annoyance. "Wher N'ila came to ask us into, tlio p'r vatc dining room, one of the luti'* employes came and told her then was a call for her, and-allowed he! | to the private booth i.n'ta'a loun*« In a minute Nita returned, to and told us that Foliy wasn't cci» iiig to the luncheon, but jwould-joii us later for bridge here." .... ' '"Why don't you"-'toll-."*Tiird how funny Nila ncted?" Janet naynlohc prompted, a strong suggestion- b malice In her voice. : • . ' Penny flushed, but she accent flic prompting. "I think any of TIE might havo been a little^annoyed,' she said steadily, as it slriTidg t( be utterly ' truthful. "Nita ' toi< us"—alie turned to Dundee, wfaosf pencil was flying—"Ihat Polly K#( made no excuse at all; In'fact^Bhi quoted Tolly exactly: ''Sofry.'Nifa Can't make it for lunch. I'll show up at your flaco at 2:30. tpi bridge.'" - -"N'ita couldn't tear the least him of being slighted," Janet Haymonc" explained, with a malicious gleanj in her palo blue eyes. "I£ it hadn't been tor Lois and Hugo—Judge Marshall, 1 mean—Xita Selin would never have been included' ir any n£ our affairs'—and Bhe kiieu it! The Dunlaps cnn do nnythlnj they please, hec.iusa they're—'?.' "Nothing ' (cller out, of -the ordinary — no, vaii! A'ila received uept for oulside school attd'yaca- llbn work In a carefully restricts:! line of occupation;, compulsory full-time school attendance, for all up to IB and up l» 18 except whs.l KduaHy and lesaliy employed. compulsory physical examinations . for all workers ur.rtrr IS, eight- hour day nnd 44-hour week for all minors .vrider If), prohibition ct night work for thnsc under IS ex- o'epl perhaps to 10 p. m. for thos? over 10 and cm;i:nymcnt ceftifl- catcs for all wtfrXt-rs under IB. . niG PINOClll.K HAND ST. 1,'OUIS, Mo. iljpi-in a toiu> lianrkd' pinochle g.inie, Livlt Ssvnntner, Sappinjicu, Mo, had a 1"00 trumt) liar.a. O:i IM-O previous occasions he has lisa novel hsnib. oiie ot 1500. ancif.er of 1800 in spades. to him before ho takes the body to the, morgue." "Certainly," Dundee answered as he grinned apologetically to the gUl who was waiting, while-faced bnt pr.tlently.-to tell the story of 'the attennxm. . ' •Quickly suppressed shudders and low exclamations of horror followed him and the chief of the homicide squad from the room. "Well; Bonnie boy, wp meel again, for Iho usual reason," old Dr.'Price greeted .the district attorney's new "special investigator.' "Another Etiockjng affair—this. .. . .nA nice, clean wound, oms ot thfe hfalest Jobs I ever saw. Shot -entered the tack and penetrated the. hcirtt. . . . Very. niccV calculated.- If lite, bullet had struck a higher of an inch higher, It would have'been deflected by the—" •. nlously. "Aa for the path of the bullet, I hare 'filed It, judging from the'- position vOf.-; the,' '.bo.dy, whleU I am a^siircil had- ngt "been touohod before my arHvsl, -as coming from a rolnl somV#h*ri'''iiion^ a straight line drawn. •-from" S.tlio' ' woman's wound, 'with 't]ie':b«dy-uorlElit; of course, -to— iiere^-'.^;;.'^' Dundee and Slr^wii. ;ollov:ed tbe brisk little ,w]iit,^haired : 6ld doctor across the bsdr^bni 'to' the .window openlns nppn;.t!ie 'Qrlve— tho one nearest tbe floor Ui'dini! onl upon the porcn.' '-'^-'^5v' : ^ ? .7^ ."I've marked jf6kVnS.'pf the line here," Dr. Pri« j^efat 6tt, pointing to-a faint '' the frame ^tlio pale- strip ' 'Ofl-f b^dwftirk nearer the chalso',!o^|f».A*hjch 'was 'set be lw ee n'-: the'^ typi'-lt)ii^p*s . " ' "I.Wld- yob/stifl:Tvi's sh % ot from the vindoj^Vt.?|fltfiwn'. remhidec Dundee trju Di>ndei:;4l<p.*»titrpnblc to remind ' "previously ex theory for p'r. PVlcc.\?is.pO!nUng oat: ' 1 "}\6t ^neccsiwiHfj:,' iCaptaln, no h e{« »M rlj'y.f , 1 «»til f.'eay . tlia t ih I ! pe'ncil ,n»rk ' ' bullet.' the cml ot tl. not she- ot tbc bullnt, doclor!" - Dundee broke In. "Have yon calculations 33; to' the distance at •fflifch • the made at;y place and shot was fired?" „ "Roughly speaking— yes," . the coroner answered. "Tlio gun" was fired at a distance, probably, ot 10 or 16 feet— perhaps closer, ' doa't Uiiiili so." to amtadti'. but she. m!ght'ii<te^eh shot h fBir^u'sOlii front- of ft .'aHjrig^tbe.llne, .un t ' the "woman anyone or anywhcr say, withlti- . . . iXjSw. I'll l« gel^ morgu6 for i«ii':W . *' corpse' into'.th ' ' Eei',ii.you<bpth'.*i?co^y'.ot my find inp?." i v ~ '. -,•.-/•'»'-- ' ^ • • . "Just a mitfu.ley Dr. Price.': Dun dte <lelaincd'hinf/""Ho\v old vt ' ' you say Mrs.'- _ ' Th= in tie ' Acctat tuned i ti rinTiled lins and. considcre'd for a omeut, eyeing liie borly. "We-eil, between 30 and 34 years d," he answered finally. "VUN'DEB stared down at the up•^ turned face et the dead woman ith startled Incredulity. Between 30 I 31 years old! That liny, lovely —lint she 'was not tuiito so lovely i death, in spite ot the serenity it ad brought to those once-vivacious enlures. Peering rnoro closely, lie ould.see—without those luminous, -'Ide eyes to center his" aitcntion-- umeroiis fUio lines in the waxen ace, the slackness of a little pouch f soft flesh hencath tho round chin, n occasional while-hair upon the ihoiilder-length dark curls. . . . Dundee sighed. How easy it was or a beautiful woman lo deceive men with a pair of wide, velvety ilpck eyes! ' Hack in the living room, whose occiipnnts stopped whispering and grew taut with suspense, Dundee sealed himself at- a little red- acqiier table, Ills notchrxik spread, a-liile gtravtn settled himself heavily In the nearest overstuffed nrm- chair. "Kow, Miss Grain, I am quite ready, It yon will .forgive me for having kcpl you waiting." 1 In' a"- very quid voice—sllglilly husky, as always—Penny, from her r.eat on a nearby sofa, along - with . Dunlnp aud Jiiuut iiaymond, rather a r.a-.t. when wo wcvu ab< began her slory: ' halt lliro;i^h hmrliecn—" Janet!" I.ois Dunlai • A cut in, her usualljr placlt voice becoming quite sharp. "Yoi must know by this time, that ' make friends wherever I please and that I liked—yes, I was ex trcmcly fond ot poor litlla Nita In fact, I am forced to believe that ot all Iho women Fho met in till town, f was'her only real friend. There was a flush of anger pi her lovably plain face ,IR her'eye challenged first one and then at other ot the "Forsyte girls." Oli or two looked a little ashamed, there was not a single voice to ' tradict I/jis Dun)np r s flat assertioi "Will you please go on, Mis Grain?" Dundee urged, but bo lia missed nothing of the liltle,. b; piny. "I wish you would call me Pcnn so I'd feel more like a person tha a witness." Penny retorted thon ily. "Whero was I? ... oh, ye Nita cooled right off when Lo 1 reminded her Hint I'olly was"a ways abrupt like that"--nnd hei Penny paused to grin ariDlogetlca'll at the givl wiih ih c masculine-loo! lug liatrca!--"aml then we all wci into lh» private dining ropr where Xi(a had piovided a l» fcctly gorgco-js liincli, with a hca en y cemrjficce ot grccn-atripi yellow oro'niils- " '" | '^ss tl:i-ia a:ij"(hing "unusual qaar.ei: ])., : ,0fe luicrriuttedr h •grccii-_striiiiil yellow orchids" * underlined hand.nous. "Oh. no!" In his' shq lVr.:iy pro! ,tesl( ;'Xolhln B lia;ip.-i, ri ! 0 ;it of- thn of " nary at all- ccivcrl n l Xlla ; I think it lacked two or three minutes ot one o'clock when you drove. juvay.Xita, I.ois and 1 \venl immediately into the lounge of ' Tnci-e v.-as a low, strangled lliMhvo.il i-ry from someone— •* had uttei-ci! it. Dundee could not foirc, Kinco hit. eyes had heon Brcak'away - Inn, where we fov.r-.rt j his nolcl-niik. But what hnd rer Penny Craia W4S Janet Raymond. Carolyn Drake ir,t<!i-rurlo!l tnrt Flora Miles wailins for us.! crash. Nlt» soon left us to sse about tbe I .. do Ue CoiulnueiU

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