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" ' J The Daily Clintonlan, Clinton, Indiana Tuesday, December 15, 1936 Page Four THE DAILY CLINTONIAN Found d IBIS Behind Hie Scenes Bstalillsl.ed us The Weekly Clluloiilun The. Cllnion l'laliidciilcr absorbed lu lHUS. FHOLLYUJOOD inr around the block this wayl ...V . . t .f- - king!' It went through my Blind that way, so that I couldn't be too bereftfor losing him was bringing nie back to you " "Christie, I didn't know you thought that much of mel" C,ge I- Carry . Kdiu,, a.JVUIi.lvrt otered at tUVt Ck a I '"l"1 "H,UJ "!"-""'! --1 ' Mem her 1 udlanuli.pii il nun Editorial Association w tiers au you wain u kui h-s little too early to eat ' "I don't care. Anywhere. Just to be with you. . . . Oh, Gene. . . . It's soCHAZYl You and 1, walking up Powell Street" not tall, 1 don't have a wonderful physique, I'm not handsome What the hell have I got? So I wear those slitrta." Hj MAKKISON CAKKOI.L opt right, IHSS. King tVfttun-b fenilU'ftlc. lue. HOLLY WOOD Universal Is iiankly dated over Deaniut Durum a reception by press and public, and lluuucer Charles Kogcrs i bestowing n I s nis eyes were dim, loo. But she laughed the first reel Isua-h in weeks. "You DIDN'T? "We could go to a movie. 1 here s good show up the street here " sVVe can't talk in a movie!" "Huh? Well. let's go into the St. Oh, Gene you blessed darling I" N.i;..n.i! Advertising? Representative: i;PO I' nWlli CO. 1(1(111 Wrlet' L.lde,., I'lil.avo. i 111 General Motor. Bldg.. Deiioil "."J1"1 4','nd St., New York "Well of course couple of kids Francis lobby here. Anybody can go in and sit, you know. 1 mean together, and all . . . Christie, I've got to talk to you eeriously. I don't know if you'll understand or nut, but you see a man's up against a lot You Asked Me and I'm Telling You! Madeline Walling, Newark: Marguerite Churchill has not retired from the screen. She makes pictures from time to time and. besides that, has gone Into the business of manufacturing suede ties and belts. Is doing very well at it, too, I'm told. welll u s a place to sm I'lione 117 "All right anything to gei on Phone 4 I that a gin like you aon i realize. Now you're here now. and pretty soon you'll be back In school. THE DAILY CUN IONIAN'S PLATFORM: "Mo litt not going usck. "Listen. Christie I've irot to ex most benevolent smiles upon the 14 yea r - old actress - singer. Mure limn that, when Deanna's .lad revealed plans to build a house, the head of Universal said the studio would like to contribute Deanna's p e r-sonal suite and suttested build the street. Gene, while I was waiting, I had the craziest ideas. I even wondered if I'd know you when I saw you I kept trying to think what you looked like, and " "Couldn't remember what I look likel That's a good one. Going to be ritzy, now you're going to a swell school and 1 To further every interest of Parke and Vermillion counties " . . . r .1 I..J; 1 . nlnn industry. plain. This is serious I Maybe you don't think I've been working sines I got this jobl I want to make goud. Why. I even gave up my art cor Since her walkout from Warners, Belts Davis has taken off It pounds and from the right spots. When asked by an Interviewer what did it, she replied tersely: "Worry." respondence courses, just so's I 2. To assist the revival or ine inu 3. To cooperate in solving Vermillion Comity , uiwn.ploy-ment problem. .. 4. To beautify Clinton and make it the most attractive city of iti site in the state. 'Gene! Well. I don't see how you can could" "Oh. Gene not But you musn tl lleannu Diirhin SYNOPSIS Christine Cooper. 17 and lovely. Is the daughter of the rich and eccentric Adolphus Cooper, who made his money io the Klondike, never speaks of the past and hates cities. While he dreams of the great things he will do for Christie by and by, she becomes secretl engaged to a childhood sweetheart, Gene Dubois, who Sromptly breaks her heart by lor-idding her to speak oi their love to anyone. He goes to the city without bidding Christie goodbye. Crushed at first by Gene's seeming desertion of her, Christie feels better when she receives a letter end sentimental poem from him. Aunt Nettie, Adolphus' second wife and Christie's lste mother's sister, returns from a trip with her daughters, Isabella and Adele. Christie does not care for Aunt Nettie but tries to hide her feelings. As to the girls, she does not pretend to like them nor they her. The summer passes with Gene's letters growing further and further apart. Gene told her he was studying nights and Christie tried to convince herself that she was glad he didn't write, for it meant he was working for their future. In Honolulu, Adele met young Dr. Latham. Shortly after their return. Aunt Nettie suddenly developed a sinus condition. At her suggestion, Adolphus decides to close the old house and move to Piedmont. Christie becomes listless and her father, not knowing about Gene, worries about her. Thinking she needs a change, he send her to a fashionable school in the east. Christie goes without a word, but her small world crumbles. Shortly after, Adolphus is stricken with pneumonia. Dr. Latham sends for Christie. The young doctor's and her own concern for her father form a strong bond of understanding and friendship. Adolphus dies without making a will. Christie, 1 1. L . . . . m rAa fnr ftin- Really, you'll have to start again. It's' "Oh. ratal Id never get any forget what I look like in three weeks. I knew you all right!" "Oh, Gene, darling I lilDNTI I was just trying to think, and I got those crazy ideas. Of course I'd know you. Only you're even better looking than ever " "Not so bad for the hick from the ing tt out of the new glass brick. Thus, the youthful actress becomes Hollywood's first star to live in a Ljlass house. where with that stuff. I guess my father had more sense than i did. No. let me tell it. then you can talk Here and There In Hollywood. . . . Maureen O'Sulllvan's wedding present from her dad was a check for J5.000. . . . The Bessie Love-Conrad Nagel twosome Is getting to be a regular thing. They were at the Cover country t Well, Sacramento a some if you'll still talk to me. I don't want you to get me wrong. I sure think the world of you, Christie, but say! we're both out in the world now. We'll both be getting mar The background of young Miss Durbin is interesting. As a boy, her father, James Durbin, had a tine soprano voice and sang in the Congregational choir at Newton IJMM III I town, when you know it. vv ny, i ve seen more in Sacramento than fou'd see in New York in a lifetime. -" "It seemed like a lifetime, Gene. It was more than three weeks, too. ried, and foreettinir that kind of puppy love we used to have for each other. Why did you say some Why. I was at school that long;. I've been aone over a month. It s thing, Christie?" "No, I didn't say anything. I don't feel verv well. I've been feeling been a month and four daya since I've seen you!" quite badly. I wish the man would Hub together the other evening. ... At the same spot were Ginger Rogers, Florence Lake and Lee Tracy. Ginger very disappointed because she can't see any signs of the G-men who are supposed to be guarding her. The threaten "That so I wen, I guess you 11 db going back now. Gee, you look swell. bring some water "Oh, you're all right! You're all RIGHT I Shall I go on?" Christie. Wonder you condescend to Hatli, Kngland. When ne attained the age of 34. however, his people decided he should go to vork and apprenticed him in an iron works. Later, he became a blacksmith and worked in this capacity for the Canadian Pacific railroad. Upon the birth of his first daughter, Deanna's elder sister, he waited eagerly to see if the child had an unusual voice, but she .lid not. A number of years later, Jeanna came along and, at last, his ambition was realized. He became the child's singing teacher and saw to It that she got a chance to develop her talent. be seen with mel That suit cosi "Yes. I'm all right now. uu on. "Well. I'm a-oilie- to be the first one of us to get married, I guess, unless you beat me to it. 1 m get-tine' married next Friday. Please dinger itogera ing-letter was strictly on the level, . . . Eddie Horton Is adding don't look at me like that now. I couldn't help it! I didn't know you'd ever come back I How'd I know your old mon'J diol I didn't think there was a chance, Christie. Not Iisten! much? , "I don't know yes, probably. Gene, aren't you glad to see me? You keep talking making conversation as if I were someone you hardly knewl" She put her thin, gloved hands on his wrists, forgets ting the people, the place. "Gene, aomething'a wrongl I can feel it. Tell me. I can't bear for us to be talking this way. Truly I can't-;-" He moved, ever so slightly, disentangling her hands. Aunt Nettie acts the grief -stricken several rooms to his home and is dedicating each one to a producer or director. The first is LeRoy widow to perfection. Lnniiu goca to meet Gene the day after the funeral. CHAPTER XII She looked at the clock in the drug "Of course. 1 m aiaa to see juui store. He was only ten minutes late .... n tnrt vninntoa 1 U I J. I came all the way from Sacramento to do it, didn't ? Gee, it's hot in In jerking Errol Flynn back to Hollywood to play in "The Prince and the Pauper ", Warners spoiled another spectacular exploit planned by the Irish actor. For, lie had it all lined up with one of the wire syndicates to become a special war correspondent in Spain. While the bride, Lill Damita, waited for him in France or England, he was to have visited both the Loyalist and Rebel here. That s one thing aDout me, i hate a hot room. Too many people. ear driving in from Sacramento can t J . lt miva iV.Ml1 111 t- annex. . . . Virginia and Warren Hymer, whom all Hollywood believed to be at odds, seemed very happy the other night at Kerwln's Merry-Go-Round. . . . And the craziest bet on the Notre Darnell. S. C. game was between Mae Clarke and her nance, Dr. Frank Nolan. He wagered the score would be exactly to 0 in favor of the Irish. If his guess had been correct, Mae would have had to pay him 1,000. At is turned out, lie paid her $5. When he said 11:30 he meant l want wj miK uj J"", -- ously. About different things. FREEDOM OF THOUGHT Thoughtful men and women would oppose any tendency in this country to create limitations upon the individual's right to thinl. and express his thoughts, regardless of the topic considered. Any effort to curb intellectual freedom in an attempt to perpetuate the present status is an obstacle to progress and freedom. Even in educational circles, sometimes, the course of inquiry and conclusion is restricted, usually to placate financial, economic or religious groups whose patrons the intellirre nce-dictalors would either have continue or begin. The future welfa.e of humanity is sacrificed for such current favors. In many countries of the world mental freedom is fast dlsao-pearing. Russia enthusiastically prefers communism, Italy and Germany similarly regard it treasonable to suspect the beneficence of the particular authoritarian rule in each nation, and in such countries thinking 'must be 'in mass proportions, organized and regimented as definitely and as i.revocibly as military maneuvers. No intellectual freedom or progress can be permanently expected in such nations. Tolerance of discussion, based upon sincerity of belief, is the foundation alike of both democratic government and the maintenance of human liberty. Without freedom for criticism of both doc trines and deeds, no error can be corrected, and jio improvement may be looked for when human beings have been totally subjected to mental control and censorship. A particularly disagreeable fact in every case where some dictatorship decrees beliefs and opinions for everybody is the savagery with which opposition is attacked and physically obliterated. Those who proclaim the unquestionable certainty and superiority of their own viewpoint fear to let it mix in free competition with other ideas and examples, a terror which entirely refutes the confidently ex pressed conviction of certainly. Liberals everywhere should oppose restrictions upon human thinking and experimenting, unless we prefer to route the human race back to the Middle Ages with controlled dogmas and interdictions upon further questioning by the intelligence of mankind. If so unhappy a state should arise the world will sleep again for a couple of centuries, during which brave and fearless thinkers will die as in ages past. ABOUT 11:80. ... The relief was almost unbearable, Ijet s get out ox nere ana go get something to eat." , Kh ot.raicl.tened her hat. touched wnen ne came, at isst. "Hello, Christie, how are youT UT' ' U ., ? " I 1 1 1C. Ill W JVtA (Words, empty words, with your heart hungry and your eyes searching, looking.) "Gene, I was in a perfect panic, thtnlrino- vnn weren't comiiur!" mi fj J w! Ill her lips with her handkerchief. Her eyes lingered on him, on the olive of his freshly-shaven cheek, his dark brow, the smooth black hair and the strength and suppleness of his restless, lithe body. Oh, it couldn't be happening! She and Gene, like strangersi It was because they had been apart, because of meeting this way. When they were alone, and he had taken her in his arms again "There'a a grill around the corner from here where they have private hnnthn. We'll am there. They have One of the funnier stories of the week is told about Boris Morros, head of the music department at Paramount. He affects the most violent shirts in Hollywood, a fact that subjects him to much kidding. This week, a tormenter asked: "Boris, why on earth do you wear those loud shirts?" The musician tired back: "I'm t bd.u x u tuuic, uiuu Yeal But when you didn't came, . . it. i Today's Puzzle: What masculine star simply can't remember about the secretary recently Installed in the outer office of his dressing room suite, with the result that he is apt to wander out in his b. v. d's, making both their their faces turn olentv red T 1 Denn u ihick MT L-.A nkl tt ! sn'f. that! Oh. Gene, it's bo GOOD to see you! But l n&a vne craziesv biiwk ucu yo came up to me, and I saw you. You : ; i;ir iK.f mn I really didn't, and so I got to go-ing with this girl" ... The waiter brought bread and butter, stood with pencil and pad to take their order. Gene said something, asked Christie something. She answered but she never could remember what she said, or what they ate. Gene's upper lip was beaded with little drops of moisture, he took his handkerchief out, and wiped his forehead. The waiter went away, closing the door carefully behind him. "Stuffy," Gene said. "Must be going to rain. I can't stand a hot room." Christie's large, stricken eyes had never left his face. "But you loved mel" she said, not realising how long it had been since he told her he was going to marry someone else. "Yes, I did. But it was like the art work. I knew nothing woulc ever coma of it. Your family wouldn't have stood for it, and why should they? I'm not like some fellows, after a rich girl. Besides, Ruby's a good kid, and she needs me. I'm not the kind to let a girl down." Not the kind to let a girl down. It was funny. She wondered if she could laugh, if she could ever laugh again. She wanted to speak, to say something, something crushing and cruel that would hurt him as he had hurt her. A lump rose in her throat. He was saying something. She didn't trust herself to speak, but she nodded her head, smiled a little. "Yes, youll forget me all right I knew that from the start. That's why I never really expected anything to come of it. You can thank ma for keeping my mouth shut. I saw how it would be. Pass the salt, will you, Christie? No the salt! Say, you can sure thank mel Why, you'd have had it all over the country If I hadn't had the sense to CHRISTIE I What's the matter?" (To Be Continued) Know, wenriiiK m bui. w.--, DRESSED UPI I don't know what good food, but they rob you. However, this is a party. We have to celebrate meeting again." He laughed, and ahe echoed his laugh I thought i certainly aian c expese. you w wear a u;u-k;u"uu U., H ter, nervously. , . . . The waiter shut a door behind flian. Thfv were in a white painted THE HOMETOWNER To Love and Live and Let Live "Pretty neat? Friend of mine put me on to a way of icetting the cloth wholesale, and then I got on i.Lte. tiln ncaul fy. k.Val A. Ill RCA cubicle, like a cell. He sat beside her, and for the first time they were Inne. ha-n t much to do, will doze off In his tuvorile chair stmieday and awaken with the solution that may put an end to crime. A timid niind that's ever seeking way to expression, keep on seeking because the opinion of a timid .siiud is worth Its -weight in gold. A troubled mind is like unto an menu boiling with turmoil. Smile. Let the sunshine ill. Some one will rniiw to your aid. right here in San Francisco. You meet ail Unas ox peopie arvunu drugstore. Why, sine I'v been They kissed, and tears came Into her eyes. She saw him through her tears, the old Gene, the Gens she hadn't been able to find on the 'Gene, you're not working In ft M street. . wnrta Mmi now. Words, and dm igstore? Why, I thought (S T Wall Trr In tVlP little broken gusts of laughter, and a Kindness is a .seed that when piumi'd reaps a hundred fuld. For yearn now the "brains" of the v. odd hae been worked hard trying In find the solution to the problem Mutt erinte presents. .Mind you, some lawyer who -a. U..4. .iUe -anev T'm atf thm KCUilk few silly tears that kept aropping. BIAFXV, Uia - fountain. Anyhow, it's better than though she was nappy now . happy . . . happy eha fnlH h.m Ahout her father. I the service station, ray a uen. ' That's why I didn't gt your wire if I could, but I just landed this new "Bronchitis, so they thought It wasn't seriouB at first But after if turned to nneuinonia. ... He only JOD, BO 1 "Oh, that was all right. ' I sort of lost my head, sending for you, that way. I got so desperate with dad spoke to me once, just once. I can t tell you how I feel without him. Gene. But losing him, I kept think On the Same Old Trail ayiitg iiu in" .l i. .f., tA1. all ing of you. I thought of the funny thinw we used to read in history leil, w r; r, -- right. Sorry to hear he passed kdlau. 111 'The king is dead long live the YESTERDAYS The Modern Woodmen lodge of Newport, had their election of olfi-cei-s for the ensuing year. They elected the following officers: O, L. llrown, V. C; J. B. Groves. P. C; H L. Calloway, "W. A.; J- A. Hughes, hanker; Frank Turner, sentry; Henry Watson, clerk; Claude Foose, assistant clerk; Ja-mes Keeley, watchman. They expect to hold a public installation of officers ill January after which they will have a ban-it net. away, oay, wo cu i. wwr v Whither Ireland? I Letters tn Y l! ! SANTA V' -SVj Mrs. Mary Brown. Mrs. Chas. Uoehiuer were at Mrs. Wurren Rankin's for Wednesday dinner. ' i iii Mrs. Itatikin. Mrs. Chas l.ler, Mrs. t'lell All were Mrs. Cli- Boehiner's J ffv M jri y u'ifs Milb I .- wJsW.-itv-e-'--.--fcJi,,., Sf f afft Kiiests for Monday dinner. Miss Mary Crtffllhs. north Seventh St. received' a liaiidmiine mull and fur ns u hillllday )iesent floin her mini in Wales. IlLCFMIlKU l. t--2 Mr. mid Mrs. S. ('. Stiiltz anil Hon llDwnrd. of Hluekniiill street left vi sterday on a motor trip to I'allfor are Mrs. .Mallie Morris, vice-president; Mrs. Jeanie Scullion, secretary; Mrs. Eva Vales. treuBiirer: ami Mrs. Morris reporter. Iotto was played and prizes awarded to Mrs. David Llewellyn. Mrs. Tony Vereo-lio. Mrs. Angus Stevenson and Mrs. Ed. Ruby. The annual (laniniii Gumma SiK-nia Sorority's 'Illiniums party was held 1 Imrsilay evening at the homo of Mm. Itullill lOiuiis In ulli Sevv-euth street The asKistunt hostesses were: Mrs Waller Dick and Mrs. J.iIiii r.iniell. Prizes In contests ,.ie awarded to Miss Sarah Shew ami Miss Clara Got. nth. Mrs Vera Hash, a new member, was present. THE STARS SAY ii) .;m.; II-: l K hKMitl-K Kr WwliM-mliiy, Ih-ccmbcr Ml A day of splendid promise Is presided by the predominant lunar mid mutual configurations. There is In-dlratiim of great enterprise and ain-iiitiun in lariie and Important iinder-takings. eitlu r in einplo ment or in connection with mergers, combines, secret bodies or political or diplomatic clrrles. Those whose birthday it is should he prepared for a very uilive. enterprising and prosperous year, will' "big business" flourishing. and those ill power ready to give friendly Indorsement to meritorious projects. Hut indulgence in reckless, hasty, impulsive and tempestuous conduct nuiy prove detrimental. A child horn on this ilav miy he capable, productive, practical and ambitious, hut its acj'-'ssive and impetuous nature should l.e iiiil"! early in life. nia. They expect to remain In Iji Angeles and Huntington Park until stnint'. a iiriiini.il S'I . Mi fiiTr-r-'- - iear Santa 1'laus, 1 am a little sir 8 years old. I don't want much for Xmas. All I want is some palms a hook to paint In. a pair of leggings and a nice great bin dull. And thats all I want hit-ails 1 i nuiiia to lMrnit to see in y in.nl Itul.y my l'n.le Wayne and my brother Hiiyinond. Yours truly, Itl'llY PECK. COURT NEWS NEWPOItT. Ii"! . llec. 14 NKWI'OIIT. lice. H Hearing was had in Vennilliou Circuit Court Monday on the application for suit money and maintenance in the divorce case of Anna E: :n nidi vs. Neno Esmoiuli of Clinton. Tiie defendant was ordered to pay the sun of tr. on the lmh nod 2'.Hi of each month pen. lill!; the ilivor'e f r lie support of .Mary Louise, ane.! ?. T e cause was colli lulled as to tie' niiioiinl of attorney fees. Ilef.mlaut tiled answer of general denial and cross-, oinnlaint. The cross-complaint alleges licit plaiutif'. was puilty of cruel and inhuman iretilnient and lli.it she was not the proper person I" '.ave the c::re. .'on trol and custody of the child. Tin Mrs. rtiiymond Kolt enterinined the members of the Theta Kappa Phi sorority last evening at a . ..'clock dinner at the home of Mrs. 10. J. Hayes in Walnut street. After Kamon De Valera As a result of the abdication of Edward VIII. the Irish Free Slate may sever its last connection with the British empire. It waa reported that the Irish government, headed by President Eamon De Valera. may reuse to approve the new King George VI. Suae it la , required by law that each dominion approve the successor to the throne, refusal by Ireland would ever age-old connections.. a delicious dinner the guests were entertained at the Foltz home In Vine street. Bunco was played and Mrs. Mallie Marshall was swarded Hie prize. Mrs. John Guerrl was a viiest. The next meetine is to he a Christmas party at the home of Mrs. Charles Vogel. U 4 V .V- cross-complaint alleges thai the child is now making Its home with defendant's father and mother and they are willing lo provide a home for the child. Mr. Kate Jelshelirer of South Fitlh street was elected president of the Pvthian Circle yesterday at a m. . tin? of the members at her home yesterday. Other officers elected . A- "4. , . si 't m. , &

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