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Friday, September 15, 1941. THE DAILY CLIN VO N 1 5 N Page Four OPENING GUNS! THE DAILY OTTOMAN THE Rest of My Life With You ma Wraith Baldwin Mlstmfl m The Weekly (Matoniaa 1M Tha CHMoa Plalnfcaler absorbed ta 10S rtMUtti Dally Except Saturday 8uda7 He declared blankly, "I've given times when you feel it expedient to give in, that's alL But Christmas you everything!" wouldnt be much tun, Knowing "Everything you wanted to give, perhaps," she said slowly, "all you have to give. There's a blind spot that you felt you had made a trre L. Carey - - Editor and Publisher t-i-td at the Poctofflce at Clinton, Indiana i as Secona Clem Matter aaafcar lafttana Republican EditorUl Aoctaflon somew-here, an emptiness. He said hotly, "I don t understand you ! " He protested, "If I d tfene anything ... if I had been unkind to you, if I drank, if I ran around after "Perhaps that s it, she said, "we Phonal sm PhomM don't understand each other, Mat other women." MMt(!MM i tePUBUCAH DIT0UM. CHAPTEE THIRTY-NINE "What's the matter with yon?"! he demanded. "Lately you've been pretty brusque with me." "Matthew, don't be utterly stupid. , If Lynn and your mother are in love 1 with each other, if they decide as I hope they will to marry, it is certainly not your affair." He said, half amused, half angry, "Judy, you're the most incurably romantic woman!" "Matthew." "What?" "Let's talk about something else. Christmas, for choice. I thought we had planned to spend the day, and Christmas Eve if you could manage it, at Little Place by ourselves, except for your mother." "I know, but I think an eggnog party would be amusing. We could take Olga and Nils up." He stopped the car in front of their apartment, and let her out. "I'll leave the car out," he said, "in case I'm called." The chauffeur had the day off, rather to Matthew's annoyance. Judith waited for him in the lobby while he found a parking space and they went upstairs together. When she had taken off her things she rnme into the living room to find thew." He pulled her toward him so suddenly that she almost lost her balance. He was, she noticed, laughing a little, as he kissed her. When he released her, Judith was very pale, under the rouge. He said, "You can't get away from me, darling, not ever." "I can try," she said, her breathing quickened and her eyes enormous, fixed upon him. "That's why I want to go, Matthew." He asked, "Are you trying to say that you no longer love me?" "No, it wouldn't be true. I do love you," Judith said, "but not enough to remain your wife." Matthew said swiftly, "You're ill, darling; let me put you to bed. As a doctor " "You can spare me the clinical details. 1 know. I don't discount the attraction between us. It is as nearly perfect as anything can be. But it isn't everything, Matthew. PUNISHMENT REQUIRED. That's why I want to leave you, for a while to think things through, away from you, and to make up my mind whether or not I can return to you." Matthew said, after a moment, "If you leave me, Judy, you needn't come back." Bhe said, "All right, Matthew," and, turning, left the room. An hour or so later Judith heard him smoking, by the radio, and dance music playing. She asked, "Would you turn that off a moment, Matthew, 1 want to talk to you." He clicked the dial and said contritely, "I forgot your headache. Wait a moment, I'll get something for it." "Never mind. It's better. "Good! Come here and ait beside me, darling." "No, if you don't mind." "I do mind. What's come over tout" the telephone ring, and a little after She said, "Perhaps any or all or those would be easier to combat than your complete lack of understanding of marriage, the sharing, the give-and-take. There's been no compromise in our marriage, Matthew. Every time we have differed I have been the one to give in." He demurred with, "A man's the head of his house." "No, a man and woman together . . . their house, Matthew, tfctirt." "We never quarrel." "Not in that sense," she agreed; "you never let it come to that. Yon take me in your arms and kiss me." He asked, "What have we differes about?" "A thousand things . . . our way of living, my mother, yours, my friends " her voice was very quiet "children." He leaned down and gathered her close, declaring, "You belong to me." "I don't want to," she whispered. "Please, let me go now." For the first time, her deliberate resistance, her complete lack of response, was a barrier he could not break. He released her and stood up, saying slowly, "If that's the way you want it . . ." "It's not the wsy I want it," she said, "it's the way it has to be." At the door, he turned, then said, "Judy, I still don't believe this. I don't believe that you would delitt-erately wreck our marriage for a a whim. Perhaps by tomorrow youH talk reasonably. I'll notify service that I'll be at the club this evening." When the door closed Judith felt that be had left her before she left him. She was too tired to cry. If she went away and never saw him again . . . Three days later Judith started for the Coast. Before she left she went to see Mary and she said, "I'll stay out there until after Christmas, perhaps longer. If 1 return to Matthew it won't be a -question of terms, either his or mine. It will be because somehow 1 will know that he needs me ... in the way I want to be needed." Mary told her, "Thanksgiving night Matthew called me from the club and said that he was coming to see me. Ten minutes later he phoned again and said he couldn't make H." Judith said, slowly, "It was his instinct to turn to you, of course. But he couldn't bear to, Mary." "Why?" "He couldn't admit failure tc you." "No," agreed Matthew's mother, "he couldn't, 1 suppose. Not ever when he was little." (To be continued) Cotrrtthi. 1 IS. ft, raiUi tUffcrb, CBihnU; liuutud 10 Kiaf iMlwa SjBAifsu. lat. "Nothing, suddenly. Are you At the Moviet that the slam of the front door. He had gone out on a call. She lay perfectly still in the empty apartment, with her head and heart hammering, painful blows. You needn't come back, he had said. She found herself crying, slow, aching tears. I just wanted" to give us a chance, she told herself ... I thought, if he finds that he really needs me Judith was ill, she was frightened. She thought, If he comes back and takes me in his arms . . When Matthew did return it was a little while before he came into the bedroom. He did so finally, sitting down on the bed, beside her. It was dark in the room. He said, "You don't mean it, Judy, do you?" "Yes," she answered, "I mean H." Taking a Backward Clance TIVKSTY VKAKS AGO TODAY K-luitM I'oMlKHie I'erhOlutlfe Pearl Bears, Wesley Reedvr, j W. V. Wells and L. O. Bishop lno-' tored to New ort this afternoon, j Herman Brown, Carl Zenor and Meeting ill Order Kntertain .Minister Clinton Exchange clubs regular George Sturgeon went to Terre is your heart set on this Christmas party?" "It isn't that Important," he told her, frowning, "bat " "I won't be there," she declared. "You won't be there? What do sou mean?" "I think I'll go to the Coast and ipend the holiday with my mother." "Your mother! But you can't," he said; "that's absurd. Yon belong here, with me." He shook his head angrily. "Matthew" Judith stood by the mantel and looked at him as he sat in the big chair, his pipe in his hand, his long legs outstretched "listen to me: I am going west I thought about it last night and made up my mind today, at your mother's. I don't know how long I'll stay." The quick blood rose to his forehead and receded. "Are you trying to say that you propose to leave me?" "That's what I want to decide." He got to his feet, went over to the fireplace, and took her unresisting hands in his. "Because I suggested a Christmas party at Little Place? Well, it's off, if that's the way you feel about it." "That doesn't help matters." she j aid gently. "This is one of the I COLI'MIsM Sunday and Monday Heralded by critics from coast to coast as the most thrilling human picture to come blazing out of the smoke of victory, Richard Tregaskis' "Guadalcanal Diary." filmed by 2th Century-Fox. comes to the Columbia Theatre Sunday. Featured players in a great cast are Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan, William Bendix. Richard Coute and Anthony Quinn. "But why " he was no longer It is inadvisable, during me cuuidc u. -war, to believe everything that is alleged by belligerents. During the last war, there were many stories of atrocities and some of them did not stand up when the truth became known after the Armistice. For this reason, we have not devoted much space to the repetition of charges against the Germans and the Japanese, although both have been quilty of brutal atrocities. The facts will come out in due course of time and, even now, the Russian-Polish Atrocities Commission is gathering details as to the operations of the Nazis in Russia and Poland. The Germans seem to have had in operation at Majdanek a system of execution that almost staggers the imagination. Correspondents have visited the place, with six concrete vaults for execution by gas and an open-air crematorium, to handle 1,900 corpse a day. Until their visit, the newspaper men could not imagine the proportion of frightfulness involved. Several German officers have told their story to the nivestigators. On November 3rd, 1943, according to one of the Germans, 18,400 prisoners received "special treatment," which reduced the number of inmates by that number. While the prison held about 30,000 prisoners, investigators estimate that its turnover in three years probably exceeded 600.000. The Germans who told the story allege that their orders came from above. This seems to put the responsibility for these, and similar, atrocities upon the Nazi High Command and it is hard to disbelieve that the brutality of the Germans was not deliberately designed to kill off enemy peoples. The preponderance of the evidence thus far submitted seems to establish it. Certainly if the full truth substantiates the horrible stories of suffering and death, the civilized people of the world can do little less than demand the punishment of those who perpetrated the crimes. JAPS PLAN FOR WAR. The war leaders of Japan have no mistaken idea as to the course of the conflict, regardless of what kind of dope they inject into publicity scattered around their Island. The Government of Japan has recently ordered all women, from twelve to forty weekly luncheon meeting, usual-j Haute, v. euuesuay aiiernoo.i. Iv held on Tuesdav, has been post-! 31im Mary Khyan of Brazil is 'nei mil tomorrow in order to : here for a visit with Mr. and Mrs. of Sycamore entertain those ministers of tne.rrana un, Methodist conference now meeting here, who belong to Ex angry, but as baffled as a small boy "why? What have I done?" "You've done nothing, except forget to admit me to a partnership. Matthew, love, the sort of love that endures, is a trinity . . . heart and mind and body. 1 haven't any place in your mind." "I don't know what you're talking about." "That's just it," said Judith faint-lv. "I can't make you understand. street. Mrs. A. M. Nichols spent Wed-Atlorney Edbert P. Zell is nesday in Newport, transacting business at Indianapolis today. I thought if I went away, if we both had time to think, that you might realize . . Accident Rate Accidental home death rate for children under five jumped 13 per cent last year and the death rate lor children in the 5 to 14 age group rose 6 per cent. PA LACK Thursday, Friday and Hattiitlay With Hedy Lamarr and William Powell teamed for the second time as co-stars, Metro-Gold-wyn-Mayer's comedy. "The Heavenly Body." opens at the Palace tonight. Though Powell is, of course, a well established favorite 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." SAturday Midnight. Sunday and Monday Laid in a colorful setting of the Marines in California training with and Elmer Clifton as writer, j "Iu Society," the Universal pic- Ruth Hussey are co-starred change, Rotary, Kiwanis or other dinner clubs in other cities. Instead or holding the meeting at the Odd Fellows Hall, the regular meeting place, tomorrow's luncheon is to be at tiie Marshall hotel, in Kouth Main street. Home of the ministers vho will be the guests of the club, are to be the speakers for the day, with "Americanization" as the principal subject. M. E. Minister Arriving Here Vnr Conference Clinton Methodists were busy today, getting final plans completed for entertaining the visiting ministers and their wives and others who come in for the meetings of the Northwest Indiana conference. Rev. A. 8. Warriner said, today, he believes about ninety per cent of the ministers and their Brand of the Devil," the in the studio's series of the men as officers in the fam-' PRC's ous Corps and Miss Hussey as an newest Australian girl iu the WAAF Poor Investments Wartime prices have always tempted persons either to buy or make permanent improvements on land that cannot be profitably farmed in normal times. tcre which is due at the Wabash Sunday with Arthur Treacher, Marion Hutlon. Kirby Grant and Will Osborne and his orchestra. The boys, who haven't been before the cameras in so long due to Lou Costello's Illness, are said to expend, in their first picture westerns coming to file Wabash theatre tonight, boasts a combination hard to excel. Both Fraser and Clifton are men of long experience in the motion picture art. Sunday, Monday WAIIAHH Friday uud Saturday "They Live in Fear." Columbia melodrama featuring Otto battlA- Kruger. Clifford Severn, Pat I'ar- eauips and South Pacific and Tuesday Bolivia Bolivia fcrmerly was known i Upper Peru, Insect Life Toe maximum hie of insects considered to be 17 years. rish. Jimmy Carpenter and tr-win Kaiser and directed by Josef Berne will open tonight at the Wabash Theatre. With Harry Fraser as director fronts. RKO Radio's "Marine Raiders" weaves also an engrossing story around a niemorabule war time romance. Pat O'Brien. Robert Ryan and If you think Abbott and Cos- since their return to the studio, tello have 'indulged in slapstick more pent-up energy than it before, wait until you see them would seem possible to have ac-iu their first film in over a year cumulated. wives will be in the city by this TILLIE the TOILER I NOW, THAT'S WHAT I CALL T1LUE - GOLLY- THERE ISN'T U l BEG YOUB RevEDON evening. Others will follow tomorrow, about 275 of these are expected. Personal Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Wright, of 414 South Third street are the parents of a baby girl born Sep CHIC ILL TAKE OFF THAT ANYONE I'D RATHER SEE THAN to! BLACK GOWN AND SLIP INTO go i n yOCJ -AND BEFORE VDCJ you SAy voure mrsjo;:es' nursed WANT YOU TO SEE My NEW I IT MhJM : -I'M CERTAINLY GLAD TO HEAR I I I v,l r"i I ' COLLECTION OF EVENING that youe patient is oong whjJ tember 10. It is their third child : and has been named Betty Jane. Miss Clementine Boetto of j South Main street was off duly ; WHATS THAT? TILLIEiS ON (THE WAY DOWN YZr today in the office of Dr. f. E. HERE TO PAY Kagan on account of illns. ME A VTSIT- (THATS GREAT. 'ff Mrs. Mollie Phillips, of Shet-burn, Ind.. is visiting with Mr.) and Mrs. Kred Payer and chiM dren. of North Mailt street. ; I lAiJ j Fred Frazier. who entered In-! diana university at Kluoniingtun. find., last week, lias been taken ; into the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fra-j ternity, it was reuoneu umiaj. j DAN DUNN Hj DAM M'tl IW,J LEAVE tuX TWO 0Ai, OU: f 7HAT3 THE FA1M. KWiN 0ic 3M BUT I STILL OOlfT su how vou KNEW JUST WHAT to look ro TfcU. Hf WIU 1 GOT A TEAM wiis nc t ccu-j THIRTY YEARS Al.O TODAY Davion Nominated Without Opposition At 1 o'clock p. m.. today, word from Montezuma was to the effect that the delegates to the joint convention had just gone into session with only llavisson del- EYEXvroaiG cuecxv-TOrlORRCW WEU COME SACK ITH THE POLICE AUO 00 0VE8 THE PlACT-THATf WMUct THC MUtDCftEB ntN :al- Ijfyw AOSlCULTiliE eu2. WE MANT TO Ki.'OY VOU?? I t-jtiOKO PLYMOUTH : OX H6"Ar itt 50BT Of LIVtVOCK hi: CHCilEMS VCU I'AV;.' t i RED HOGS-- FROM J I - ?2 . j egates from both counties. It was u,uv oi... fAMD WHAT KIMD 1 y- " (DO VOU 00 NV " DttH 6LASTHI6 Of DVKAMm 00 (AJAZ-IGETIT bLASTtMG" USE .STUMPS OH TM V00 USE ?? I j DOWN TO TH' IDMtAMlTE?? I jtA(X FORTY MAUDWAUF S-7- FHOSMEOWJ06 V I MORE ) - . 1 (learned, last night, that the dele-j I gates up and down the w hole of years of age, into compulsory laoor service. Apparently, the enemy is making a desperate effort to increase the production of the tools of warfare. While the course of- the conflict in the Pacific is not as apparent as in Europe, the facts of the military situation carry little comfort for the war lords of Tokyo. They have observed the U. S. fleet projecting bases across the Pacific and, despite - our secrecy, they probably have a pretty .good idea as to the size of the American fleet. CHECK AND DOUBLE CHECK. In Brussels a check for a hotel dinner comes to $5 for those Americans who have moved in with the allied armies, meaning mostly newspapermen. In Paris perfume that should cost SI brings S10. The allies have fixed the rate of exchange at 50 French francs to SI. Valued at normal purchasing power, the dollar would equal 250 French francs. So Americans over there are poor. Before the war, during all the money troubles on the continent, the dollar stood very, very favorably on the counters and Americans lived well. Charles A. Lindbergh has had many confused ideas about this war, but in long ago 27 he did better. If you're planning on going to Paris, do as he did take your own sandwiches. Indianapolis Star. Washington J. A. Krug. acting chairman of the War Production Board: "We are not assuming the war in Europe will be over on any particular date." Lyon, France Gen. Charles De Gaulle: "This time at least, all the struggling, and the final victory must bear fruit." ; this county had been chosen fa-j vorable to Davissou. , Store Change Hands j The Sand 10 cent store which i has been operated by George W. ; Davis, in the Campbell block on i Main street, for several years. I changed hands Wednesday, when iit was purchased by Carl 5C'-nor. HAIR - BREADTH HARRY I muster harry! heck! GET ) VOUBS JOST THE MEM WE NEED l MOST SEARCH FOR THAT RASH Vj DOMT WORRY , LAID TOWN 0UC QKU tears, make -we ranch house ) ' none.r&hdner! I lives kr khxs I V AS SECURE A5 POSSIBLE J US OLD IrUUN VtlME AM' TIME J VlJj2rCl SCOUTS MAS--f' 'NAGiNi -y r MISSEE GLO LOOKEE ( QeC BOV6 .V-NJ m INDIAN SCOOTSl Tl4E PiOOX lAl AND DR1WASH5 ARE ONWt, bTT- "J "-Y-.7 owner of the shoe store next door, and his clerk. A. Tombaugli. Tiie new proprietors at once took possession of the place. ew Keal Estate Finn in ilv (rtlling Busy Fred Haney. the young man who lias been conducting a drug store on North Ninth street, has embarked in the real estate business as a sid- issue. :!iid has tak W6KWU-1 en a partner in this line. The' partner is a young man named '( J. W. Wilkey. of Mr Haney s. home town, Terre Haute, and will j be a cterk in the drug store, j where the real entate firm will ; have its office, No. 513 North' .Niulli sire-el. i

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