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(Tuesday, September 19, 1941 Page Fouf ffHE DAILY CUNVOXlAft I THE DAILYCLEN10NIAN fiiiil MM j Behind the Icen mm MaUUied aa The Weekly OHatoalaa MM n OHaton PUlndealer absorbed' In IMS Pnbllshed Dally Except Saturday nd Sunday HOLLYWOOD f At thm Movies PAI.ACK Tuesday ami Wednesday A full bouse or hilarious fun. "Three or a Kind," featuring Hilly Gilbert, June Lang and Max-li Hosenhloom opens at the l'al-ace theatre tonight. The second feature. "Mullets and Saddles" with the linage Musters. May Corrlgan, Dennis Moore and Max Terhune opens at the Palace tonight. fitorge L. Carey - Editor and Publisher a tared at the Poatofflce at Clinton, Indlaaa a Second Olaaa Matte Indian RepnbUcaa Editorial By HARRISON CARROU Kind Feature! byndti-ute Writer HOLLYWOOD William Trince, getting his first big break playing opposite Ida Luplno, collapsed with on appendix attack on the set of "Pillar to Post." jt Prion S3 Phona 32 He's packed in aT? M in hmiat Webb, who was In "I Wanted Wings" and other Paramount films? He's back In town, and he's now an Army lieutenant, and a married man with one baby and another expected. Has been in the service since January, 1942. . Gail Patrick will be broken-hearted unless she finishes the Eddie Small picture in time to go east on the 15th with her husband, Lt. Arnold Dean White. He'll be stationed In Roanoke. . . . Arthur Murray's swell crack about a certain Hollywood biggie: "Some men owe all their success to their wives: he owes all his wives to his success." Ice and they are prnm,. a waiting the doc kV'V iWUBUCAM 0ITtm. tor s verdict. AcctriATim Last week, Cora Sue Collins, former child star, announced her separation from Ivan Stauffer, operator of Hollywood's swank Clover club. Sat-urday night WAHASII Sunday, .Monday and Tuesday If you think Abbott and Cob-lello have indulged in slapstick before, wait until you see them In (heir first rilni In over a year "In Society," the Universal pic-tr.re which is due at the Wabash Sunday with Arthur Treacher, Marion lhitlon, Klrby Grant and Will Osborne and his orchestra. The boys, who haven't been before the cameras In so long due lo Lou Costello's HlnesB, are said to expend, ill their first picture since their return to the studio, more pent-up energy than it would seem possible to have ac Vickl Lane's makeup as the ape-woman in Universal's "Jungle Captive" is so weird they won't let her eat in the commissary, Harrison Carroll George Raft sings a hymn Im church in "Nob Hill" and, approposi of that, did you know he used to be an altar boy at the St. Rosa of Lima church at 165th and Audobon in New York? He was 9 at the time cumulated. Though there'll be 191 pages hi! COLl'MBIA Tuesday and Wednesday the script of M-G-M's "Weed-Endi at the Waldorf," Lana Turner and' Ginger Rogers, the two principal feminine characters, won't have a UJ At? ENDS' ' ; ft BETTtRWAVTO CElEBgATtyf c&:Mm& For those who read and enjoy ed the interesting and unusual single scene together. . book. "Fasy Pickings," published HOLLYWOOD HI JINKS: The' HEAVY FLEET LOSSES. The British Information Service announces that from the beginning of the war until August 13th, the British Empire lost 561 fighting ships, including three battleships, two battle-cruisers, five aircraft carriers, twenty-eight cruisers, fourteen armed merchant cruisers, 124 destroyers, 64 submarines, seven frigates, twenty-three corvettes and 289 miscellaneous smaller craft. .The United States, despite far-flung naval warfare against Japan, has lost only 173 warships, including one battleship, six carriers, nine cruisers, and twenty-seven destroyers. While losses do not necessarily reveal the relative contribution made by the two navies, the heavy losses suffered by the British fleet indicates the dangerous task a short time ago by Brentano's Cora Sue's ma, Mrs. Clyde Collins, gave the family Its second surprise by eloping to Las Vegas with Edgar Mason, New York actor, who was in the same "Junior Miss" road company as Cora Sue. Playing one of the elder parts, of course. Mason's now on the coast to make a picture for Columbia. The newly-weds are planning to buy a ne here. Olivia De Havilland and Kevin Wallace, former San Francisco newspaperman and now with Pan-American Airways, couldn't have been more surprised over the radio reports that they are to be married. According to Olivia, she's had three dates with Wallace, who is an old friend of the family. No truth at all to the rumor, she says, and both she and Wallace are quite embarrassed by it. Incidentally, Warners' appeal on Olivia's contract judgment soon will be heard in court. She still has one unreleased picture, "Devotion," the story of the Bronte sisters, which Olivia made with Ida Lupino almost two years ago. there is an additional pleasure in store in the cast of the far-famed, sensational picture, "The Last are taking out a J250.000 policy on Zachary Scott's voice during the! filming of "Hold Autumn in Your Hand." This in addition to the blanket policy on the picture. Scott: lost his voice in "Strangers in Our Midst" and had to be taken out of the films. . . . Warners are adding 15 more minutes of Jimmy Dorsey's' music to "Hollywood Canteen." Mile." coming to the Columbia Theatre tonight. Howard Phillips. Preston S. Foster, George E. Stone, and Noel Madison nre some of the featured players. Cohina Wright, Sr., mother of he famous Coblna Wright of the , . If Wally Vernon will get in films, has followed her daughter into the Hollywood studios. She brings to motion pictures one of America's most interesting and Taking a Backward Glance colorful personalities. She makes her screen debut in the PRC picture, "Danger! Women at Work," opening at the Columbia. touch with Red Barry at Republic, Uiftre's a good part waiting for him In one of Red's pictures. . . . Carlos Ramirez and Mercedes Marlowe a nw twosome. . . Sonny Dunham ges into the Sherman hotel in Chicago for the third time in a year. . . . Honeymooners Elyse -Knox and Tommy Harmon looking very happy at Charley Foy's. . . . Anne Shirley and R-K-0 Producer Adrian Scott at Ciro's. Anne's first time out since her illness. . . . The pretty girl with Harry R1U t Lyman's was Betty Kellow. . .- -Helen Walker off for New York to see her husband, Lt. Bob Blumoff, up at the Jackson yards. The railroad men say they have been trying to keep the little fellows off the right of way, but there are too many of them and they nre too cunning, in spite of the zeal and vigilance of the railroaders, the little fellows almost take possession of the cars, and the railroad men say It is only through luck that some of the "dare-devil" kids ha've not met with accidents that will cost them life or a limb. If this falls to bring the desired result, they will be handled as incorrigible and brought be Amsterdam Amsterdam, Holland, consists ol a scries of small islands built on piles and connected by bridges. It was formerly the center of the banking transactions of the whole world. Mickey Rooney wound up his leave with an all-night poker session with 12 of his pals. Mickey walked into the Beverly Tropics the other night just as Ava Gardner and Artie Shaw were leavjng. He told a friend: "That's the first time I ever looked at Ava when my heart didn't come up in my throat." . . . The property owned by Linda Darnell's family in Dallas is being Laken over by the government for n camp and, oddly enough, it will j- called "Camp Fox." . . . The only Brazilian P-38 squadron in France has asked Xavier Cugat for a caricature of him to use on their planes. . . . Remember Richard Wabash Motor .company, in the Vietti building at 447 Nortk Ninth street. The rink opens tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock and Mr. Vietti slates it will be run in the same orderly manner that Happyland was. Personals Mrs. A. J. Johnson of Daytona, Fla., is visiting here with her daugbter Mrs. Alfrcda Raynes, of 343 South Fifth Btreet. She will probably be here for a month. right after the finish of her picture. Their first reunion in a year. . . . A guy trying to pick up Ramsay Ames outside of Schwabs, drew up to the curb and pleaded: "Be patri English Lottery The last state lottery in England took place October 18, 1826, in Copper's Hall, Basinghall street; otic, share the car." ' ' - fore the juvenile court. Those lover fourteen years of age will TWK.NTV VKAKS AiO TODAY Celebration is Held Here lly Orange Dodge A crowd estimated at about 400 comprised of members ol' the Orange. Lodge and their families and friends, attended the big celebration held at the Coliseum last night by the local Orange lodge. The occasion was the first anniversary of the institution of the lodge in Clinton. A large number of the ministers attending the Northwest Indiana conference of the Methodist church also attended the celebration after the conclusion of the concert and lecture at the Methodist church. Vieltl To ieii Skating1 Kink In North Ninth St. Joseph M. Vieltl. owner of the famous Ilappyland pool, Is opening another amusement place for the city and community tomorrow. This is an up-to-date skating rink in the large room previously used as a garage by the Carl Iirown has returned to Clinton from the slate of Washington, where he spent several months. Nathan Kosenblatt lias gone to French Lick llld., to attend the annual I'niled Slates Professional tiolf Tournament. THE Rest of My Life With You .Faith Baldwin iy her within the next two weeks, IH write and ask: 1J0 you wisn me n , see a lawyer? T..j:.i. l.n.1 maiA mnfMnir- shout' divorce. Yet what else could it THIRTY VKAKS A(iO TOI1.W Hoys Must Keep Off Of Trains and Kails During the past few days there has been much complaint of boys climbing on moving cars mean, the delay and silencer Early in January, Matthew met an attractive young divorcee, a Mrs. He ...V, mam a 1 OVPT fjlCf'k. and trains, both In the city and career woman. He encountered her first at the home of a patient when he droppea in one mm 1 f.,A klmaolf tnkin her home. She lived on Sutton Place, CROSSWORD - - - By Eugene Shejjer alone. She asked, driving mere wivu him, "You're married, aren't you? "Vos " nid Matthew, "does that make any difference?" it performed in the days when the Empire stood alone against Germany and Italy. The United States, at that time, was busily preparing for possible warfare and our stupendous success has been due, in part, to the time enjoyed while the British Navy stood between us and potential foes. The British reveal that today their fleet is more powerful than when war began and everybody in this country knows that the United States navy has become the greatest fleet in the history of the world. If the two nations are wise enough to maintain their overwhelming naval superiority it will be a powerful force for future peace. $400,000,000 FIRE LOSS. The week of October 8th has been proclaimed Fire Prevention Week by the President who calls attention to the large waste every year from preventable fires. In the midst of the war exertion it is more important than even to use every precaution against the destruction of needed materials and plants by fires that can be prevented. Nevertheless, the same need is apparent almost every year and we should not get the idea that this is a wartime campaign. Fire losses, according to the U. S. Chamber of Commerce, have increased steadily since Pearl Harbor. In the seven months of 1944 they were nearly fifteen per ..cent above the 1943 period. This means, , if the trend continues throughout the ;year, that 1944 losses will be over $400,000,000, higher than any year since 1932. ;T.hej business organization says that farm fires have increased substantially ancjadds that "there never was a time wheti fire prevention was more necessary on ml types of buildings, stocks and furnishings." Seattle Thomas E. Dewey, Republican nominee for President: "A change in the national administration next January will involve no change in the military leadership of the war." Chicago Gen. Henry H. Arnold, Chief of the Air Services: "If we accept as our guiding principle to keep America first in the air we shall not have fought this global war in vain . . . that nation which commands the air commands its own destiny." Washington Rep. Hugh D. Scott, Pennsylvania Republican : "The Pearl Harbor disaster has reached the proportions of a national scandal." She laughed, "it migni, :.l "T4- tn mt that I've met your wife somewhere. Why wasn't be taken direct to jail and will be prosecuted under the state statute. 'Twill He Street Carnival t'nless Protects Come Placards have been posted announcing the beginning of a carnival Monday, September 28. The attractions are to be furnished by thA Clobe Amusement and Carnival company. The arrangements for the pitching of the tents in Clinton were made by a committee of the Owls and the representative of the carnival company, last Wednesday. The committee has held conferences with the mayor and the streets and alley committee, and while the officials claim they have not conceded the privilege of the streets for the week of gaiety, the tacit understanding is that neither the council nor the officials will make any objection. Another lodge besides the Owls is negotiating to bring a carnival here after this one leaves. Personals Mr. and Mrs. Court I.. Meyer, with Miss Louise Ogdon. Martha Blight. Mrs. Vira James and Miss Isabell Moore motored to Terre Hanle. Friday, to attend the fair, Mrs. Jacob Slough and daughter or llrazil were guests of their daughter and sister. Mrs. I'nii Paumonk. of North Fourth street. Friday.' Mrs. Clara HhoadB lind daughters Delores and Helen, of Dana, are visiting her Hisler, Mrs. Cecil Davis, of South Seventh hi reel. Mil-" Ka HrooMiallli and guest. Miss llarel Mutton, both of Telle Haul are spending n few dav with Ml HnmUinnl,' piumm. Mr. and Mrs. Charles llronkbiiiiks. of South Main street. They lire swnding H e day In l.yfurd. Mi'" 1 H ll.ikhallks will enter school 'I Terre Hallle ntaln. Monday. m H W II r5 -JZW !l 19 20 21 22 "" " I -fi-id 55 " - M" 'W 'L'fj 54" 7 TS - 3& "Top. 37 38 39 " I ' . Ws. 12 3 40 41 3i 43 T" 45 I m ; I ST" """"" 55 5o 37"" S"9 oO j IlfllliilIIII WC 1 1 I fw7 111" invitations. His mother and her husband were in Bermuda. She had said, "Lynn . . . about Christmas . . . I can't bear' to leave Matthew alone," and Lynn had answered, "Then you mustn't, of course. But dare I exercise a husband's prerogative that of advice only and suggest that it might be good discipline?" They had been married very quietly, with only Matthew and Lynn's daughter and her husband present. Judith had wired: "You know how happy I am for you and how much I want to be with you." On the night before the wedding she had talked to Mary by telephone. Mary had asked, "Have you heard from Matthew ?" and there was a silence; then Judith answered, "No." So on Christmas night, Matthew dined at his club alone. He thought, She can't let Christmas go by like this, she'll write, she'll wire, she'll phone . . . But there was nothing. He reached home late that night. Olga and Nils had done their best with holly and a small trimmed tree. They had, that morning, displayed their gifts from Judith and Matthew had admired them. His own gifts were under the tree, those from his mother and Lynn, from his associates, from patients. Twice during the evening he went to the telephone and asked for long distance, only to tell the operator that he had changed his mind. When, shortly before midnight, the phone rang sharply, he moved to answer it with his heart hammering. But it was the hospital calling, and he put on his coat and went out. The New Year came, and still no word from Judith. Matthew told himself: Well, she's made up her mind. I'll have to make up mine. But his was already made up. She did not love him or she would not have left him . . . Yet, although his mind said, that's it, she doesn't love me, he knew how wrong a man's mind can be. Matthew's heart spoke too strongly, drowning the voice of his mind. Matthew went out whenever he could. He put the best face possible on the situation, so far as outsiders were concerned, saying: "Judith was well, but her mother was ill and she felt that she must be with her." That was the invariable answer to any question, asked out of friendship, concern, or curiosity. No more, no less. Sam and Bill looked at him and listened patiently to their wives' inevitable discussions. To each other the men said, "It looks bad . . . but" Elizabeth told her husband definitely, "I know she's left him," and her eyes were wet Peter kissed her and said soothingly, "You know nothing of the kind, dear." Matthew wondered (since he himself had said, "If you leave me you needn't come back!") why he could not face it, even to admit it to his friends? Why not say bluntly: Sure she's left me. No, she's not coming back . . . But his pride would not permit it . . . He thought: If I don't hear from CHAPTER FORTY-ONE "You married Irene without telling me beforehand. I refused to let myself be hurt ... if that was what you wanted, well and good. I grew fond of her. I applauded her efforts to follow in my footsteps. When she died, I was stricken, chiefly for your Bake." Matthew said, "You look at me as if it was my fault." "I haven't even thought it Then, when Judith returned ... I was glad, I thought she was right for you. I still do." After a pause, Matthew frowned, "I suppose I'm to be tickled to death about you and Lynn 1" "No," said his mother, "I don't expect anything of the kind." Suddenly he exclaimed, "I've been a fool!" Mary held her breath. Presently he went on, "Judith wanted a child. I didn't I didn't want to share her ... I thought, we could wait If she had had a baby this wouldn't have happened." His mother said steadily, "Don't be too sure of that What Judith wanted was that your need for a child would be as deep and compelling as her own, a living symbol of your love for each other." "I thought we were sufficient to each other." "You weren't," hi mother said, after a moment The doorbell rang. She said, "That's Lynn. He's coming for dinner." She looked at her son. "I'm not going to ask you to be civil to him," she said firmly, "I'm going to tell you to be civil." Lynn came in, and looked from one to the other. He said, "I see that you told him." He crossed over to the young doctor and held out his hand. "And I see thst you don't like the idea, Matthew. But perhaps you'll get used to it I hope so, very sincerely." Matthew took the older man hand, saying, "It's all right with me, Lynn. I was a little startled, at first." He tried to smile; succeeded. 11a added, "I hope you'll be very happy." . ., "Good!" exclaimed Lynn heartily. "We expect to be. If your mother isn't I shall beat her on alternate Tuesdays." He looked younger than Matthew had ever seen him, more confident gay. He saw his mother look from him to Lynn, saw her face light up, her eyes shine. He crossed over and kissed his mother on the cheek. He said, "Okay and I'll give you away," snd patted her on the shoulder. Tears stood in her eyes. She thought. It's hard for him, but he's trying. . Lynn asked, "Aren't you staying to dinner?" Matthew shook his head. "I have to make a call," he said. "So fcng, you two." Driving out to Westchester in the thick darkness, heavy with wet snow, he thought, Well, that's that. He had lost them both, his mother and his wife. . . Matthew celebrated Christmas by , dining alone at his club. Little Place was closed, and be refused a dozen she with you toaay t "She's in California," he told her, "with her mother who is ill." "I see," said Mrs. Mason who had , heard all about Judith, ten minutes after meeting Matthew, after she had succeeded in detaching herself long enough to make a few inquiries of her hostess. Now and then they went to tho theater or dined together. Gwen Mason was very attractive. She liked him. Toward the end of January, Gwen came to dine with Matthew at tha apartment Nils served, disapprovingly, and Olga shed tears in the kitchen. They had been given the evening off, after dinner. Olga said, "I knew she wasn't coming back." They looked at each other in horror. Gwen had red hair and dark eyes and she wore black alluringly. "I hope," said Matthew smiling, "that I'm not called out tonight" "I hope so too," said Gwen. Funny how little they had to say to each other. The silence was not that of lovers or potential lovers but of awkwardness. Some time after dinner, Gwen murmured, "Perhaps I made a mistake ... or did you?" And when Matthew asked, "What do you mean ?" she shook her red head and regarded Judith's picture on the mantel. "If I were a man," she commented, "and had a wife who looked like that I wouldn't let her stay away." The telephone rang. It was a patient It was rescue, it was respite. "My dear," apologized Matthew, "I'm so terribly sorry." "Nonsense," said Gwen, "you're relieved." She rose and went to get her wraps. She said, standing there, "I'll take a taxi. No, don't bother. It was fun while it lasted and it might have been more fun." She gave him her cool, firm hand. "Good night Matthew," she said, "thanks for everything. Tonight was by way of an experiment wasn't it? You see, you can't forget that you're still in love with your wife." The door closed and Matthew took out his handkerchief and mopped his forehead. Be- took a deep breath. (To be concluded) CepmrM. I4S. DT rtlih Btclln CutliftJII uuutbuutt far aK fMum sr&oictu, la Million Gallons Gas Wtrd Of the 22,000.000.000 galluin of nasolinc consumed in 1040 by America's motor vehicles, 3,240,000,000 gallons, or 14 7 per cei t, represented sheer v.ate from one major cause alone, namely, failure to maintain the vehicle properly adjusted tor fuel economy. VERTICAL 1. equality of vjlue 2. twilight 3. fish cygs 4. turns upsido down 5. analyze , 6. upon 7. jewel 8. is indebted 9. commission 10. regretted extremely 4s relates 50. morning song 53. root vegetable 54. salutation 55. printer's measure 57 gone aloft 61. sailor 62. acrid 64. short letter 65. S-shaped worm 66 military bugle call 67 insect Answer to yesterday's puzzle. Gloves on Your Pets Dogs and cats are the cause of almost one-fourth of the runs in stockings. Puppies are the worst. They can ruin a pair of silk or nylon just by brushing their paws against them. Hosts who have this in mind could put small gloves on their pet's paws. 11. poker stnkj 16. artuts standi 20. prefix: three 22. exclamation to attract attention 23. crack, as the skin 24. cereal grasses 25. personal pronoun 16. distress call 30. closer 32. military assistant 33. female deer 36. Japanese coin 3S. diminishing 41. buries 43. snatch 45. neuter pronoun 47. three-toed sloth ' 49 backs 50 match 51. topaz hum. mir.g-birda 52. cozy home 56 extinct large bird 53. mile offspring 59. Greek letter 60. gain tw. aiwve HOHIZONTAL 1 Persian fairy 6 jumping- stick 9 geological age ;2. river in England 13 again 14. hurry 15 one who weaves rope 17 personal pronoun 18 steep, as flax 19 the Orient 21. shadow 23. fleet horses 27 upon 28. speed 29 electrified atom 31. father 34. near 35. cunning ' 37 ocean Z9. bombycid moth 40 Greek letter 42. Japanese . coin 44 dwell 46. symbol for . .SO'ilUJl) mmil P0STrg5CARnALA OlS. T A P El L I P RETE, E ROsllT R I TWEADi N GncTolftTT j5HA M ePreUIp I NG P A R EPPM sn I PEA aimIe NpklDps t ow!s k ''it pkQplE AF 1 TTjE TlskfP L AIT T ANN RIE Esrtj D O L TON ONES So G L E E s 5Uess!eU"neie:p Montreal Herbert H. Lehman, Director General of UNRRA: "The enemy has been even more ruthless in his treatment of occupied countries and their peoples that had been known or anticipated." Washington Sir Owen Dixon, Aus-trailin Minister announces his return to the Australian Supreme Court: "When anxiety has given place to complete confidence in victory, it is better that I should sisijuaios oi gmpiooOB 'sjesi OOO'OOO'I jsoat ! x .iqejJojuio3 jt jiqequi ol aiqe aq ppioqs ueui 'que am uo gtngueqa aje suotiipuoa oigopua pue ' Dtirnmp uSnoqiiV oo of auiix Saoi Famous Temblor Lisbon shook with one of the worst earthquakes of history on November 1, 1705. v-20 Average time of Swlution: 21 minutes. return to my ordinary judicial duties." j

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