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' iThursday, Soplpmbor i, 1941. IHE DAILY CLINVONIAN iBj;e Six f At th Movie$ "SADDEST DAYS OF ALL THE YEAR THE DAILY O TTOMAN Behind Ml JtaMUhed mm TbM Wcekl? (MmUmimm MM ' Tm OUatoo Plaintealer abmriMd In 1IMW Publish d Sail Except Saturday jkDi BluuUr fewrre L. Carey - Editor and Publisher HOLLYWOOD . at the Foatotnce at uiinion, inaiaaa mm lUml CUmmm Matte. Indiana Republican Editorial Phone 32 phoM sa If lEl? ftiPUBUCAM EOITOXUL L-dt tlMf TAKE A i 2 Icen ming pool. They used civilian Ore-fighting equipment bought during the air raid scares. ... In slit months, Jimmy Doraey and his orchestra will play 128 ballrooms. . . . Talking about a certain glamor girl, Arthur Murray asked: "Are all those lies they tell about her tru t " Wedding bells will ring for Clair James' sister, Lois, and William Tracy whenever they can find a place to live. They've been looking now for weeks. Lois is working In "Nob Hill" and Tracy is in the air corps stationed at Santa Ana. The parents of Warner Star Eleanor Parker will come to live with her in Hollywood. Eleanor's dad, Lester D. Parker, has been a mathematics teacher at Glenville high school in Cleveland for many years. He's due for retirement. Incidentally, that was a nasty wound Eleanor got trying to stop a dog fight. Another peacemaker accidentally hit her in the head with a rake. Took four stitches to close the cut. She can't return to "Of Human Bondage" until Monday. Ray Milland telling the gang on the "Kitty ' set that he'll sail his own boat around the world after the war. Ray bought George. Brent's 56-foot schooner, the San-tana, which was In the Hawaii race in 1939. He's studying navigation to get his master's papers. The wind blew so hard on the "Can't Help Singing" location at Cedar City that 3eanna Durbln'a hoopskirts kept going over her , head. They finally solved the prob- ; lem by sewing 30 silver dollars into the seams of the skirt. HOLLYWOOD HI JINKS: Xav. ier Cugat and Isabelita are seeing the town together. . . . It's a seven-pound baby girl for the Muzzy Mar- celinos (he's the singer and orches tra leader). . . . Judy Canova's husband, Pvt. Chet England, here on leave to see the baby. . , . Jimmy Durante squiring Roberta Callahan at the Clover club. . . . John Strong, maitre dee at the Hollywood Trop ics, is a double for Sonny Tufu. Is even asked for autographs. . . . Producer Harry Sherman has one of the most valuable saddle collections in the world. . . . Marjorie Reynolds sending 100 pictures of herself to her husband in London. Twice his quarters have been bombed out. With You By HARRISON CARROU Rlnff Feilurr fiyndicat Writer HOLLYWOOD Nice news for Victor Krancen, the French actor. After he and his wife fled Paris two days before the German occupation, a Nazi general t$ moved into their j apartment, f f." I i Before the re- I 4 oapture of the I i, I c 1 1 y, Francen nears, uie general shipped all of the actor's belongings to Germany. Included were Francen's personal wardrobe, his wife's fur coats and a 3,000 - v o 1 u me Harrison Carroll library. Francen is now under contract to Warner Brothers, where he appeared in "The Conspirators." He is becoming an American citizen. Betty Compson and her Navy man never used the marriage license. The romance is off and Betty has become a traveling promotion representative for a cosmetic company. She may be away from Hollywood for a year. Latest on Bob Sterling Is that he is being transferred from Sacramento to Mather Field in Douglas, Ariz. He and Ann Sothern are expecting their baby in November. From playing Mickey Rooney's mother in the Hardy pictures, Fay Holden switches to being Spencer Tracy's mother tn the Canadian war loan film M-G-M is making. Fay IS a Canadian, you know. She and her husband used to own a chain of theaters in Vancouver. Bonita Granville just bought the house she's been renting to keep it from being sold out from under her. Paid $6,000 more than she could have had it for three years ago. . . . One of the Sonja Henie costumes for "It's a Pleasure" required only one yard of cloth but cost the studio $800. It is solidly beaded in an intricate design. . . . John Wayne lias applied for another over-seas tour after he finishes "Duel in the Sun." . . . Universal Producer Ernie Paeano saved Malcolm McGregor's house from burning down in the big Encino-Tarzana fire by pump-ti:g all the water out of bis swim of My Life Taking a Backward Glance COMPROMISE NECESSARY. The people of the United States, in considering the settlement that must follow victory in Europe, should never lose sight of the fact that the war is being fought, not alone by the United States, but by our valiant allies, the British and the Russian people. Naturally, when the time comes to write the terms of the settlement, the British' nd the Russians will expect to have a voice in the arrangements made. It is not intelligent for the people of this country tb expect that both allied nations will auto-emanates from Congress, the White House matically agree with every suggestion that of the pressure groups that promote foreign interests in the United States. If we view the situation from a coldblooded angle, the United States will be lucky to establish one-third of its viewpoint, insofar as contested items are concerned. This leaves one- third to conform to British opinion and one-third to take care of the Russian viewpoint. It may be that the people of this country may not like some of the ideas advanced by our Allies. The same can be said with certainty of the reaction that British and Russian citizens will have to our thoughts. Consequently, if the three nations are to get along in peace, as well as in war, there must be compromise. It is essential for us, in the United States, to be willing to make reasonable concessions in the interest of unanimity. ifo WORRY CALLED FOR. There are some people worrying about the inability of the German people to surrender and how the Allied armies will handle the situation inside Germany if the armies in the field are broken into fragments and surrender piecemeal. We see nothing to be concerned about. If the Nazi armies are cut to bits, with the hopeless stragglers captured, the way will be open for the Allies to march into Germany. Naturally, they will have some problems in relation to the civilian population but what about them? When German armies marched into conquered lands they did not concern themselves with the welfare of the civilian populations. If, in turn, the German people have to suffer from the disordered state that follows defeat there is no occasion for crocodile tears. TWKNTV VKAKS AUO TODAY Tli1 Dates For Farmers' I'lciiics Ait' Announced The Highland Township Farmer's picnic will he held Saturday September 20 in the glove at the Frank Walter's farm. It will he an all day affair with the Pig dub show and judging a special feature. Everybody is to take his own lunch. The Vermillion township picnic will be held .Saturday September r.f ........ ..1...... tl.n u.imn urn- Wraith Baldwin WAHASH UeilucMUty ami Tliursduy "Louisiana Hayride," Columbia Pictures' zany streamlined comedy starring Judy Canova. queen or the country's hey, hey fields, will sliirt nt the Wabash Theatre tonight. This picture Is mild to be Jlid's zanlesl. nuldcap role to dale. Also Included 111 the cast lire ItoHH Hunter. Itichurd Lane. Lloyd Hrldges. Mutt Willi" mid Hobart Cavanaugli. I-ALACK 'I liurMlay. Fi iday utid Saturday With Hedy Lainnrr and William Powell teamed for the second time as co-stars, Metro-Cold-wyn-Mnyer's comedy, "The Heavenly Body." opens at the Paluce tonight. Though Powell is. of course, a well established favor- te in the comedy field, it marks their first appearance together in a screenplay of light vein. Their Initial co-starring venture was last year in "Crossroads." COLI'.MItIA Tliuisduy The di.y pace set by Para mount "Standing Hooin Only" will keep audiences howling from start to finish, if advance reports of the picture are borne out. Starring Fred MacMurray and Paulette Coddard, it bows in to night at the Columbia Theatre. Paulette's performance in "Standing Jloom Only" is said to be an appropriate follow-up to the ster ling enactment of her wisecracking nurse role in "So Proud ly We Hail." Invisible Chameleon Combining a leaflike look and ability to pose for a long time without the slightest motion, the African chameleon named Rhampho-leon boulengeri, makes himself invisible on any tree branch whenever danger is near. lligU rower Kane Many airplane engines are designed to deliver one horsepower for every pound and a quarter of their weight, the greatest industrial power ratio yet developed. Waterless Some gazelles of the Far East and South American llamas are so constituted that they seldom need water and seldom feel the pangs of thirst. Hons Rest CHAPTER THIRTY-EIGHT Judith continued'Matthew wants to build a guest house, I suppose you know that?'' "Yes, he spoke to me about it. I thought it an excellent idea." Judith asked, "He's sold you on it, has he ? He did Mother too, when she was here this spring and summer. She thought it a wonderful idea. I don't." "But there's room," Mary eaid, "Bince you acquired the extra acreage." "Room and to spare," conceded Judith. "I wanted to take a couple of refugee children . . but there wasn't joom for them." "I remember something of the discussion last winter. It was sweet of you, dear. But possibly Matthew war richt." "Oh, he had all the arguments," said Judith; "he pointed out the practical side of it: If anything happened to their parents and other relatives we would be under obligation to keep them with ua until they were of age, no matter how they had turned out, now aismu-irinnpd we minht become about them On the other hand, he argued that we might become deeply attached to them, and then it would be difficult to give them up." "Well," remarked Mary mildly. "that's sensible enough." "Matthew." said Judith, "can be very sensible." She set down her cup and leaned back in the big chair. She added, after a moment, "Mary, I asked you to come up with me ahead of whatever gang seems to be on the schedule because I wanted to tell you that for some weeks I have been considering leaving Matthew." Mary went perfectly whit. She could not sppak for a moment. When he did her lips felt stiff. Sua mur mured, "You can t mean mat, u dith." "I do mean It." "But vou love him!- "Oh, I love him," Judith agreed, "I suppose I shall love him all my life. I hope not. I hope Ml get over it, but I doubt it. You see, 1 wanted a lot more from marriage than " She stopped. There were thing you could not discuss. She began again. "I won't be able to make you see. J haven't been able to make him aee." "You mean you've actually told him that you would leave him 7" ''No. I warned him first, a year ago. Recently, again. He doesn't believe it. tie laugns at me. "I don't understand," Mary said helplessly. "No. But I thought somehow that marriage was a working partnership, give-and-take. Matthew take$," stressed Judith firmly, "as he's taken all his life. First from you. then from Irene, and now from me." There was a silence until Mary said, "I still can't believe that you mean this." "I do." Judith's grave blue eyes looked directly into her mother-in-law's as she rose and put her hand on Mary's shoulder. "I've troubled you and I'm sorry. I won't say anything more. Let's put on our topcoats and walk in the garden. It Will be dark soon." Mary walked, o tfie terrace doors Z(, W1L11 timui ......... ... prjm out lined. The place where. it iB to be held has not ycl ueen decided upon. Ked Cioks Has Many ( alls For flollihiK For (iiliool l liililri'ii Willi school starting and the: winter months about to set in.1 the local Hud Cross headquarters is having many calls for clothing, especially for children. Mrs. I Blanche Strauss, in charge of lhis work, asks people who have cast-j off clothing, if wearable, to turn . CROSSWORD it in to Red Cross headquarters. All kinds of clothing and shoes will be greatly appreciated but the biggest demand is for wearing apparel for the youngsters. Personals Mrs. A. J. Waldon, Miss Mer-nice Cullen, Oil Davis, and Misses Ansell, Margaret and Kuth Davis of North Main street drove to Torre Haute where they visited wilh Mrs. Davis who is in the I'ninn hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Johnson and Miss Mayme Campbell spent yesterday in Dana. Illd., where they visited wilh Mrs. Margaret McRohi'i-ls. Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Curtis and Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Harper and son Lowell of Oakland. 111., wore the guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Taller of Hlarkman street yesterday. Mrs. Curtis is a sister of Mr. Talier and Mrs. Harper is a neph- I'ilmer Wilkerson, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Wilkerson spent the weekend at home visiting with his parents. He is attending Northwestern university at By Eugene Shcffer VERTICAL 1. owns 2. exclamation of disgust 3. warlike 4. past f 5. rampart 6 civil 7 heroic 8. jewel 9. well done! 10 consumed 11. an abrasive 17. washer 19 civetlike animal 21. sprite 22 a food "Ql'JTE CALMH1S". Commenting on President Roosevelt's statement that the Japanese homeland Kvanston. Ill-Miss Kuth liriggs is reported to be improving very well ut her home in Hlackmau street after an operation recently. THIKTV VKAKS AOO TODAV Convention To Xniiie Delegate To Ilr Lively that the convention, called for There are some indications u,o nliv ball at 7:30 o'clock, this evening, to elect delegates for .the judicial convention, will be a lively one. Republicans, interested In the Success of the party, will do well lo he on hand lo help choose delegates who will j name a pood man for prosecutor for Parke ana verniiiiiun counties. HcKin J-ayinR New-Tracks for Traction Sheds A track crew of the traction company has just begun laying a new switch from Klin street down to the east entrance, for the freight department, of the new terminal station The spur leaves the main track at about the same place as the old one, but runs farther east to the end of the new structure and down the alley a short switch for shift ing cars. Pcrsonali Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wagener. of South Third street, have as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. I.oe Roberts, of Kansas Clly. Mo. Mrs. Roberts is a niece of Mr. Wagener and he hud not seen her since she was five years old. but from pictures sent here last year, Mr. and Mrs. Wagener recognized their visitors when they got off the ear. Mrs. Phil IVnna, of Term Haute is also up to spend the day with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Wagener and their euesls. Mr. and Mrs. K. C. Nelson and .laughter, Dorothy, nnd son, Bu-lolph. spent from Sunday until Tuesday w'th Mr. Nelson's sister, at Torre Kaute. Mrs. Anna Honwell, of Chris-ma:!. 11! . Is the guesl of her son, 'Mialli Honwell. and family, west il the ciiy. Mrs. Honwell and her on. ( hat les Honwell. lire spend-ng n day or two with Mr. ami .Mis. churl Minefield and lani-'ly at Terr Haute. Nr.linrd of New Allures! A our,( man, niinuful of selective sen ire act requirements, wrote Ihe f .a.tlc draft board: ". . . My former address was the county jail nt 6:ileni. Ore.; present address Ihe state penitentiary. I will get in touch with you when I get out if you're still there." Eavcdropper An old Saxon law forbade a man to build a house closer than two feet from another's property, so that water from the eaves would not drop on his neighbor's land. Thus a person who approaches close to another to overhear what he says came to be known as an eavesdropper. Heavy Pressure Some whales are able to dive to depths of three-filths of a mile. W-ter pressure at that depth amounts to 1,500 pounds on each square inch of Uieir bodies. The Brpublk-SB Party The Republican party was founded in 1W4- John C. Fremont was their first candidate for President; and Abraham Lincoln its first successful ca.idate tw President must be occupied, er Japanese Ambassador to Italy, terms the remark 'quite callous," and says that "nothing can ever undermine the Japanese from believing that they will never be in I Z 5 5 Vk 1 6 VXAi 10 1" m m 1 L WJ1Z. ll 1 , n n IT" "" 2b rr "" z 5 " 10 li ' iz J it mmm n 1 41 4 VW. 4 50 II m Si" 53 S4 m II M I I I Toshio Shiratori, form of the unquenchable in view of the number minute call, but when he arrived he was in high spirits. He leaned acrosa the table to tell Judith that he had a marvelous idea for a Christmas celebration ... up at Little Place, he added, with a good crowd. Mary glanced at Judith. She looked exceptionally pretty in ft sleek little black velvet frock with a demure lace collar and cuffs. But her eyes were shadowed and her cheeks flushed with delicate rouga as if concealing an unusual pallor. After dinner when in the living room, Lynn spoke to Mary, aside. "What's wrong with Matthew?" he asked. "Why, nothing," she replied instantly. "I've never seen him look better." Lynn hesitated. He said, "Sounds pretty ah.surd, hut it seemed to ma that ho wasn't as cordiiil as usual--toward me, that is. J've been racking my memory to try to recall something I may have rine or said. But I can't." He smiicd hk engaging, rather melancholy smile. "If it's because I'm here a good deal . . ." - She said a little sharply, "Haven't i you always been?" I:- "Yes, of course. That's what pus-zles me." V. "You imagine " she began, bujt V he interrupted her. ' "No, I don't, and you know it, y Mary ... I know, no one better, , how much Matthew means to ynu. The worst thing I could do would be to come between you " Matthew strolled toward them and inquired, smiling, "Am I inter? rupting a conference?" "Of course not," Lynn said, and went over to talk with Judith. Matthew looked after him. -He commented, sitting down on the arm of his mother's chair, "I thought that Lynn would spend the day with Rita." "He's going there prosently' "I see," lie hesitated as if he was going to sny more and then appeared to change his mind. " A very swell dinner!" he declared. Judith came over and looked ap-pealingly at Mary as she said, "If you don't mind too much? I've a headache ... I thought I'd go home and lie down for a time." "Dear, of course not, and I'm so sorry. Take her home, Matthew1 He hesitated again. He said, after a moment, "All right, get your things, Judy." On the way home he asked, "How bad is the head ? I'll give you something for it." "Not too bad. I didn't sleep very well last night." He said, "I suppose Lynn wiH stay on at Mother's. J heard that girl what's her name ? Mildred Smith say she had to get back to her hotel as she expected a longdistance call ... I wish Mother wouldn't put herself in an equivocal position." Judith observed wearily, "Your mother's old enough to take care of herself." "That's where you're wrong vaded by the enemy . The Japanese Ambassador speaks of the "embodiment with Judith. She said, a little hesitantly, "If you and Matthew . . ." To her great humiliation her voice was unsteady, tears stood in her eyes. "If you Oh," she said mis-serably, "I did so want him to be happy." "He is happy," asserted Judith. "I didn't mean just Matthew," said Mary, distressed. "I meant you too." "That's something else again," Judith told her. She put her arm through Mary's as they went out on the brick terrace and down the steps to the garden. 'I do love you," she said sweetly and sincerely; "you have been wonderful to me. I won't say, like a mother, because you aren't in the least like mine. But like a friend, the best friend I have. And I've hurt you. You'll dislike me," she ended wistfully. "No," said Mary, "I won't. Because I love you too ... as yourself, Judith, however mistaken I might think you, not just because you are my son's wife. And because I do feel this way about you I implore you not to do anything hasty or unconsidered. You've been married such a short time, a little over two years. And the first years aren't easy, they take a great deal of adjusting." "I know," said Judith. She stopped to pick a little chrysanthemum that looked like a pink daisy and put it in her lapel. "If you would only give this time," Mary urged. "I simply cannot believo . . ." "Sometimes I can't either," said Judith. "I've known Matthew since I was a kid. I was in love with him even then, I suppose. Then I Faw him again; but he was married to Irene, and they were happy. I knew him," she said firmly, "as well as anyone cun, as well as he'll let me. You you gave him so much," she went on slowly, "integrity and decency and his profession. And he's sweet, but " "But what?" Mary asked low. "Ho can't give, he won't give, not an inch, not an iota. He takes everything and gives nothing." After a pause, Judith declared, "I can't promise you anything, Mary." "Would you mind if I talked to him, Judith?" "I wish you wouldn't. There's no use, really. He'd hate it, it would antagonize him, and you'd be the one to suffer." She moved closer, and adiied, "Shall we go back to the house?" Mary had never seen her daughter-in-law look so forlorn . . . nor, in a way, so old; and surely never so unhappy. And standing here in the autumnal dusk of the dying garden with a chill wind rising, she could have wept bitterly for them both, for Judith and for Matthew. That year Judith and Matthew went to Mary's for Thanksgiving dinner. Lynn Mortimer was there 'I have to eat two dinners, he explained, "one here at midday and one tonight, at Rita's. Heavea help j my blood pressure" and an asso ciate of Mary's in the shop, a young woman from the West Coast. Alatthew was late, ne naa a last- spirit of the Japanese people of Saipan, but from this angle, of Japanese killed on the island, he should have discussed the dis-embodiment of the spirits on the island. It is perfectly natural for Japanese, especially those in public positions, to speak boastfully in order to boost public morale. The chances are that they will be speaking bombastically until the final disaster destroys every vestige of hope for victory. London General Dwight D. Eisenhower advises foreign workers in Germany: "Leave all German factories at once. Go underground. Go into hiding, either in the towns or on the land . . . the Nazis have not the men to spare to search for you. . ." Valentine, Neb. Thomas E. Dewey, Republican nominee for President: "Now that General MacArthur no longer is a political threat to Mr. Roosevelt, it would seem appropriate that his many talents be given greater scope and recognition." Chungking WPB Chairman Donald M. Nelson, in summing up America's war nima in the Pacific: "Our nrimarv purpose Saturday's puzzle. HORIZONTAL 1. wit t. wooden pin &. a gathering 12. American aloe 23. unclose, poetic 14. stuff ,25. fragment I'i. bordered 15. calamitous 20. afflrm 21. silkworm 2J. mesh 21. lack of stress I in syllable) 25. loiter 27. whmny 29 catlike 31. leaf of pine e5 water planl 37. to fume S3, food-fish 4 1 . model n 41. torn i rent 45 painter 47. regular 49. the choice 51'. historic symbol of quick death 53. by way of 54. he who fails to keep 55. caress 56. total 57. restrain Answer to MlAlLil E VET In EpLl N EPsjA Dp i r kHswi a s i faEPE lie NIEHAIS'F 3 oTElrT OIR F8Te P E sf II E tItiaPi ATNjCjHlOlByj sTlElEipslALD;E!s w 24. oldness " 26. little band 28. an insertion 30. negative 32 dental surgeon 33. opposed .tO StOS9 54. piece out 36 fanciful 38. narrow flexible strip 59 N. American deer 40 burst forth 42. use oi emplo) 45 indigo-plant 46 blackthorn 48 European mint 50 gulf mound 61. mismJue ICErBERATE A R I 5 S L E DOC S dIIsKm e ns TIbJeIn aUTTdTe jEfs1UEJDt3 ELSnvl LE YtfrEjN O R NmoflG'AlR rTa'n IG ie!b said Matthew, "no woman is, ever. "She wouidn t appreciate your sudden desire to chaperon her after all these years," Judith told him. (To be continued) CopTTIfM. f 41. br rilth BaMvtn rvUtrrt! BlIUiLttltd bf iMtuttt jjB4Icau, laf, ; S MiuUltt. coui se of Airr;ii;e time ul koluttin Piil. by Kin frutuics SinJivftte. inc. ia to lick Japan quickly." i 0

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