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Thursday, September 28, 194i. THE DAILY CL1NV0NIAR Page Sji" rANOTHER "CHILD DELINQUENCY" PROBLEM THE DAILY CLENTONIAN Behind the i . in MU u m -turn i mi i ' Tfc OUaton Plaindealar absorbed in 1WM HOLLYWOOD I II . MM ill I . N ST AJ--r PuBllshed Dallj Except Saturday .ana Buaaay feMice L. Oarey - - Editor and PabUsher faltnl at the FiMtotflce at Clinton, Indiana o. riui Matter Republican Editorial Phon. 33 Phone S3 Mam mom BtPUUICAM EBirouM. H & LV -V w- Li T9 AStrWIATIOM . 0 V ivar AH r tern kt RHOIU nrcPRESSION. It might be a good idea to survey the prospective post-war cycie oi uui.. f. : t Ho nrpnared to avert tne LIVltV 111 UlUCi " X J , major depression that will occur unless At th Movies 1 P.UiAt'K Tliiirwluy, Friday auxl Saturday Tho efforts of two teen-aged Individual to lead tlielr own lives result In the dramatic complications seen In "Youth Runs Wild." Asalnst a background of crowded living conditions and parental neglect and Indifference. Frank and Sarah struggle desperately to achieve the happiness which should bo theirs by right. These roles are ployed by tilenn Vernon and Tessa Drind. One of the principal parts in Hepubllc's "Silver Spurs" which will be seen at the Palace Theatre tonight will be played by Jerome Cowan, a veteran of stage and screen, with a long list of successes to his credit. Roy Rogers is the featured player. W A HASH Wednesday and Thursday That Aldrich boy Is in town again and he's head over heels in love troubles in Paraniount's "Henry Aldrich 1'lays Cupid" which arrives at the Wabash Theatre tonight. Diana Lynn, the young actress proclaimed by the Film Daily poll as the top juvenile performer of 1942 is Henry's high school sweetheart, but his love troubles do not concern Diana. They are the result of trying to find a wife for Mr. Bradley, Henry's botany Instructor at Centerville High. COLUMBIA Thursday Life In a teeming shipyard with the accent on music and comedy is the subject of the new M-O-M musical, "Meet the Peo-ple.V at the Columbia Theatre starring Lucille Ball and Dick Powell. The movie, which is based on the successful stage revue of the same name, deals with the gay side of things in a busy war industry. Market Hints The number of livestock on farms January 1 of any year, combined with a forecast of probable feed for the year, are fairly good indices of what may be expected in production and marketing. Improvise Jelly-Bag When you have no jelly bag but you should have one a clean square of. cloth may be easily and securely anchored to the rim of a kettle or colander with snap-on clothespins. ' Cheap rralcln Eggs are a mighty cheap source of protein. proper preventive measmco rr Upon the end of the war, during the period of reconversion, there may be something like a recession but it is certain to be followed by a Doom as peujjic av....!- to make up for postponed penum5. Financial experts estimate that men-the end of the war "anSto Tud. as $50,000,000,000 Taking a Backward Glance TWF.XTY YEARS AtiO TODAY H4tll Division Headiiartei'N To Send Col. Miller Word received near noon today from 84th division headquarters, of the fifth area, indicated that Lieutenant Col. John J. Miller: would be present to represent the ( headquarters at the fifth district reserve ofricers' association meeting, tomorrow night. Major I. M. Casebeer lias an interesting program arranged. The men are to meet at the chamber of commerce at 6:30 o'clock and will eat at the Clinton hotel at 7. After that, the program will be continued at the chamber of commerce. Independent IMan -Football Team For City "Skinny" Risher, one of the former linemen for C. H. S., who ripped big holes in tiie opposing line and was a hard tackier, announces today a plan for an Independent football team in Clinton. All who want to play on the team are asked to meet at the CROSSWORD - - Icen girl, In her ape-woman makeup foi Universal "jungie (japiive. .iuck Pearce, creator of some of the screen's most famous monsters, spends four hours every morning fixing up Vlckl tor me camera. She wear an unruly tangle of hair, bushy eyebrow, an ape-like Dlastlc nose, stained skin, a set or artificial teeth and a thick beard down her chin and neck. The beard is made of split kelp ainged with curling iron. To make it weirder, when I come onto the set, she's wearing a white sweater and a pair of blue slacks. "What doe the makeup leei like?" I ask. "Not so painful," she say. "It just feels like somebody had taken a big custard pie, gone boom with it on your face and left it then" dripping." fa-G-M, which doesn't do thing halfway, has turned one whole sound stage into the exterior of a mountain resort hotel for "Thrill of a Romance." Vommy Dorsey and his orchestra are playing on the edge of a big swimming pool. Esther Williams isn't working today, but I watch Director Dick Thorpe shoot a scene where Frances Gifford pushes Actor Don Curtis into the swimming pool with his clothes on She does a beautiful Job of it. A Curtis crawls out dripping, I ask Frances if this is the first man she ever pushed into a pool. "Yes," says Frances. "But not the first one I've wanted to." Don't know how Zachary Scott'a home town of Austin, Tex., is going to take it whert they see him as the hero of a drab story of southern tenant farmers "Hold Autumn in Your Hand." In the picture, Zachary and Betty Field have two children and, for the most part, they go through nothing but misery. While Director Renoir is lining ur a shot, I ask Zachary his opinion of the story. "Well," he says, "We hope it will be a 'Grapes of Wrath' with a sense of humor." Iio aA!I W saB' ans BJtiua jsao qtij uain Madsdpuei asjeoo uv psjeinuinDoe aieu. tjul jeqj jsnj 3A0UI3J 'uotupuoo poog OJ aguea sef e jo apisui sip, doaJl oj ysnn U!AOUH Lack Children Divorces and separations occur in families that have fewer children than those which remain intact. It appears that about 60 per cent of separated couples have no children. only one with whom P.ussell dropped his norma' scr'ou3nesf r.pd dignity. He actually grinned i: her until he looked something like in wild brother, Dan, whe hd run away and never came back, the one her mother bad almost made a pet of. Laura was smiling graciously at she came into the living room. "An you two having jokes apnn? Ru sell, vou certainly seem in gooc spirits tonight. What's happened ?' "It's a secret. "Just from me?" She couldn't help letting the bitterness ihow in her voice. He shook his head. "How could it be a secret from you? That's a pretty dress." She always flushed a little when he complimented her clothes. Unlike most men, especially down on the eastern shore, he noticed what girls wore. "I want to go for a little walk with you if mother'll excuse us. Where's Miss Withers ? ' The old lady chuckled. "She' gone to spread the news of my getting a new nurse." "Why should anyone but ua be . interested in our private rffairs?" "Why should people buy paper and magazines to find out about Hollywood stars?" ' Laura's smile was superior but tolerant Her confidence had re-turned. "You're not a Hollywood star, mother, unless that also happened today." The old eyes twinkled. "Well, I'm not sure I couldn't be if I made up my mind. One man is a atar in a wheel chair. But never mind that. I'm new in Talbot. A very mall puddle, but I make a (plash anyway." The lawyer spoke quietly. 1 think you'd make a splash anywhere." "Thank you, Russell. Laura, see the pin he gave me! He makes me feel like a young girl. I really think if he gave me one smacking kiss I might get right up out of this wheel chair and walk." The girl managed a smile. "Mother, you mustn't excite yourself too much. You know you'll only feel the effect of It tomorrow, and while you have only one birthday a year " "Good Lord, do you want me to have more than one? I refuse. From now on I'm not going to have any. Anne and I will manage it. I'm going to shed my old years just like a tree sheds its old leaves. All the trees and flower get young again for spring, so why can't I? And no remarks needed, young; lady, about calling Dr. Banning. He's so old himself he doesn't understand my case at alL I'm going to ask Anne to recommend a doctor from New York, a nice young one with bright eyes. I like bright eye. The only one who ever had them around here, Russell, was your young brother, Dan." (To Be Continued) o THIRD HAVEN o Bv HARRISON CARROLL King Fulim 8)'Bdleta Writer HOLLYWOOD Twentieth Century-Fox' big new technicolor musical, "Where Do We Go From Here," ia under way thla week and nobodv aeema worried about the fact that it flouta one of Hollywood's moat cher-iahed superstitions that screen audiences won't go for satire and fantasy. This new movie is both, and with a ven- Horrison Corroll geance. ' Director Gregory Ratoft is shooting a scene today where Fred Mac-Murray, a spy for General Washington, crashes a party in a sort of Hessian U. S. O. near Valley Forge. Fred has lots of amazing adventures in the film. He starts out as a World War II 4-F who finds an old lamp, rubs it and, Aladdin-like, gets himself a genii. He asks the genii to help him into the army, but doesn't say which army. So, the first thing he knows, he's back in the Revolutionary days with General Washington. Before he's through, he aids Columbus to discover America, buys Manhattan island from the Indians for S24, and continues to hop about in time and space until he figures in a sort of satirical cavalcade of American history. Producer Bill Perlberg is elated with the idea. He and I watch the scene where MacMurray wanders i through a roomful of Hessian soldiers and girls, all wearing citron- colored wigs a subtle rib at the later Nazi boasts about a super race. i "You know," says Perlberg, "if we are successful, this may be the death-knell of all those cliche musicals. Anyway, we deserve an A for effort." Sight of the wegk is 18-year-0iu Vicki Lane, normally a beautiful Cheap Brushes Pieces of synthetic cellulose sponges, cut to size and fastened tc wood or wire handles, make excellent and cheap brushes for cleaning glassware. Enormous Eyes Some creaturis have enormous eyes in proportion to the size of their bodies. Human eyes, in the same ratio to the body, would weigh as much as five pounds. er was she up in her room after slamming her door angrily than she realized she had not exercised proper control over herself. She had really let her mother trick her into making an exhibition of herself and in front of Miss Withers, too, who was the town gossip. She remembered Miss Withers hadn't said a word, just drank it all in so she could spread the news later with proper embellishments. And Russell had not come up after her to offer sympathy. It meant he had none to offer, and that was annoying. He undoubtedly did not approve of the way she'd spoken to her mother and stamped her foot angrily. Russell was never angry himself at least, his control was always perfect. And he liked poise. She knew it was something he liked in her. And she wanted his liking. She was not sure he loved her as much as she loved him, but she was certain his love would ultimately be built on respect and admiration. She wanted that love. They had been engaged for several yeara now, but while she was the one who gav? out that she couldn't marry because her mother needed her so much, she still wanted Russell to catch her in his arms and beg her passionately to marry him at once. He hadn't done that. Their engagement had been quite prosaic. It was understood that when things were right they would marry. It was one reason she had wanted her little library in Weston. Russell office was in Weston. He really only came home to sleep. When they were married, they'd undoubtedly live In Weston, where their interests lav. Talbot was asleep, if not dead. It suited her mother, who would rather look at a ship under sail than read a good book. But she and Russell were both educated. Their Interests were in the future, not the past. They were going ahead. So she must not fail him by a petty display of temper which could serve no purpose If he was not impressed. That was logic, and she obeyed it. She bathed her face in cold water to bring a bit of color to her cheeks. She brushed her hair and arranged it more carefully. She slipped into another dress, so she could say that was why she had come upstairs. Then, after a final glance in the mirror, she went .,own. She could hear Russell's smooth voice and her mother's laugh. It didn't sound like an old lady's mirth at all. Laura closed her eyes to steady herself. It was one of the things that always hurt a little. She wanted Russell to like her mother, of course, but she didn't want them to hsve a little corner of life to which they withdrew and left her outside. And she didn'- want him to have Beth Anderson hanging around him, either. Beth was a ridiculous flirt who ran after every man who appeared in town, but she was the IS. A i and that unused business savings, tc form of corporation reserves, will be around $25,000,000,000. As everybody knows, many individuals and corporations have put off buying because of necessity during the war period. They will be in the market, as soon as the war ends, and the combined demand will create a tremendous market. During the period of years in which these savings and reserves are expended, the nation will experience something of a boom. When the postponed demands have been fulfilled, and the savings-reserves expended, a slump is inevitable unless proper planning provides buying power to keep the wheels of commerce moving. It is naturally impossible to estimate the length of the recission during the conversion period or the length of the boom which will depend upon the speed with which individuals and business spend their accumulated surpluses. Nevertheless, the basic facts of our economic situation do not forecast any great depression immediately at the end of the war, but, certainly, after a delay of some years, the nation will be in danger of a grave economic crisis. AN IDEA! An American private, somewhere in France, suggests a treatment for over-optimistic Americans who have been "sitting up two nights in a row waiting for the war to be over". The soldier, Ronald Moshki, explains how he heard a radio program from back home explaining the prevalent idea that the war with Germany was about over and the next day, thinking about his home folks, he was "nearly killed by a Nazi machine-gunner". So what? Well, Private Moshki suggests that the "folks back home might come over here and sit in this damn apple orchard". The treatment ought to work. WAR SOUVENIRS DANGEROUS. It seems that a word of warning is necessary to guard simple-minded Americans against the perils of certain types of war souvenirs. The other day, in another state, a bazooka rocket exploded, seriously injuring three of six youngsters. The rocket had been given to one of the boys by an uncle who brought it from Africa. Those who are old enough to remember the last World War undoubtedly recall numerous instances where similar souvenirs exploded with disastrous results. Consequently, if we are to avoid similar accidents from such mementoes in the immediate future, it is necessary for every one to exercise extreme caution in regard to these dangerous items. Chicago Warren Randolph Burgess, newly elected President of the American Bankers Association: "There is no more virtue in making bad international loans than bad domestic loans. Both make trouble." Philadelphia Vice-President Henry A Wallace: "There is but one issue in this campaign. One party thinks man should serve the dollar: The other thinks the dollar should serve the man." Washington James F. Byrnes, War Mobilization Director: "We must view our task after the war not simply as a task of demobilization from war but mobilization for peace." " ' THIKTV YKAKS AiO TODAY Street Carnival Mix Still Open Question There arc no new developments In the controversy pertaining to the proposed carnival of next week. The committee of the Owis are going ahead with the arrangements, Baying the event will come off as arranged, in spite of the people who have protested in a petition to the city council, and threaten injunction proceedings if any attempt is made to occupy the streets. Mayor Tucker makes no denial of the claim that he promised the business men there would be no more carnivals to monopolize the Btreets, but says he could not have stood by this promise without getting himself in bad with his council, with which he has to deal during the remainder of his term. He states that the promoters first went to the street committee and that they gave them conditional privileges, with the understanding that no concession was to be placed in front- of a business place where the proprietor objected. Deritig ii KhutA Down Account of Slack Demand "It is not good news, hut we are forced to announce we are going to shut down one of our six mines, right away." was the statement coming from the J. K. Deri n g Coal company's office, this morning. No. 3 will be turned over to the care of engine mpn and pumpmen, and the machines and tools all will be withdrawn, until the demand for coal gets better, is the announcement. Personals Miss Jessie Short has taken a nlace us waitress at -Clinton hotel. Miss Orphea Snow is taking the place of Miss Hnrl ha Hess, who Is on the sick list this week. John Paine. M. B. Scott, Mrs. John Shew, Miss Martha Bright, Mis. Ann Scott and Mrs. Vlra Jones will go to Danville. 111., In the morning to atiend the funeral of a nephew, Thomas West. Miss Kathyl Curtis, of Mattoon, III., eonien this evening to make her home with her uncle. Shell Curlis. and family, of North Fourth street. Misn Dorothy and Thelma Davis of Itlacktmin street, returned Monday frnm a vlnlt with their uncle at Terre Haute. Mrs. William Triplet In. of Brazil, came over Tuedny to at-t- v the f.ineral of Mrs. SaMerh-e. ; North Main Street, and will tMiiiiiu until Thursday, for a vinit with her daughter, Mrs. Kirhurd Tailerlee, of Blackmail street. Crowd Qulikly Turnips quickly begin to crowd, so must be thinned out as soon a they are large enough lo handle, and because they develop so fast they should be spaced 3 to 4 inchc apart in the first thinning. The leaves of the varieties which are grown for roots are good for greens when young and the U. innings may be so used. But like all cabbage relatives, this crop is much subject to aphids, which injure the leaves as the plants gre w older. Rayon Price The price of rayon declined from $1 85 a pound in 1913 to 52 cents in 1939. During this same period the average price of raw wool increased from approximately 57 cents a pound to 82 cents. Attractive Betty The family may get tired of bread pudding but not if you vary the recipe. Make a betty. perhaps with rosy stalks of spring rhubarb or an ordinary bread pudding with chocolate or orange or spice. football field at the west edge of the city, between 4:30 and 5 p. m., Wednesday. Others talked of as prospective players include Murl and Virgil Jenkins, Charles Murdoch, Ralph Anderson, Raz Foltz. Leland Reid, Earl Brown, Sam Brooks. Bill and Charles Cooper and Chris Pesavento. Most of these warriors were outstanding members of C. H. S. teams in recent years. Pergonals Mr. and Mrs. William Higgins of Indianapolis spent Sunday evening with Mr. Higgins' father and sister, J. J. Higgins and Miss Alice Higgins, of South Main Btreet. (ieorge Oswalt of Chicago was in Clinton yesterday visiting with relatives and friends. Miss Margaret Davis, of North Main street, entered Indiana State Normal in Terre Haute today for the fall term. MiSB Davis was graduated from Clinton high school last. year. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Darby and daughter, Margie, of Hymera, Ind., spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Sam Darby and family of South Fifth street. - By Eugene Shcjjer ' 50 former Rub-Man rulers 01 footless animal VERTICAL 1. founded 2. papal veils 3. direction (abbr.) 4 finish 5 glide through 6. sweet sop 7. street Arab 8. correlative of either 9 sewing implement 10. Icelandic literatures 12. splits 13 boil slowly 16 presently 19 tiabituatmg 21. straightening 23- Roman magistrate 25 gnaw away 27. restrain 28. eternity 30. sudden thrusts 31- supporting structures 32. flat-bottomer square-ende boat 33. blew horn 34. make into law 35. temple 37. glacier direction 39. flying mammals 40 bristle 43 vehicle 44. short sleep 47. sun god 49 river in Ita . T3! 75 izx.1T iiim i ii iiiiiiiiiiiii ii i" i dSd1 1 1 1 T". SYNOPSIS A leading and popular resident of Talbot, sleepy little Chesapeake Bay village. Is MRS. EUNICE REYNOLDS, elderly and unable to walk, but the possessor of young ideas. She has been dominated by her strong -willed erand- aaugnier. , LAURA, who lives with ber. Mrs. ' Reynolds hires ANNE WILSON, personable young New Yorker, to be her nurse. Longtime fiance of Laura Is JRURSELL SMITH, conservative young attorney. The placidity of Russell's life Is shattered by the arrival, after a long absence, of his outspoken. 11b-j eral brother, DAN. . . . ' ! YESTERDAY: After Russe.i arrival at the Reynolds houce. he witnesses a dispute between Laur and Mrs. Revnolds over the letter's hiring of Anne Wilson to be her nurse. Laura flounces angrily out of the room. CHAPTER SIX LAURA REVNOLDS was 30 years old, and usually very restrained and sure of herself. Really Mrs. Reynolds' granddaughter, she had started calling herself the old lady's real daughter as a child and now it was sometimes hard for her to remember that she was cne generation removed especially since she had taken her mother s name of Reynolds. It never occurred to her that people might think she was much older than rhe was if she had an 80-year-old mother. Dr. Banning on one of his visits, when he usually stayed for dinner, had I mentioned that. Her reply had been jthat it didn't matter in the least - how old people thought her to be. Thoughts weren't important, only fact were. Indeed, that was the policy under which she had run her life. She had never cared much what people thought about what she did. and that alone made her rather a figure in uch a little place a Talbot. After graduating from Jie university with honors, ahe had taught in a girls' school lor a while. Then she had come home and written some short stories which, to her amazement, hadn't sold, so she gave up writing. Later she had opened a gift shop in Weston and lost the money inherited from her father, who had died somewhere in South America. She hadn't seen him since her mother died when she was a child and she'd gone to live with her grandmother in Talbot. Now she had opened a circulating library and was full of enthusiasm as, in truth, she had been for her other ventures. She was sure she could rouse an eager reading public in Weston. As for Talbot itself, she knew people never read anything but newspapers. Laura was good looking in a dark, rather somber way, but he tended to scom her appearance, since she believed that intelligence was the dominating factor in life. And she did intend dominating. She believed in control. Nature was only important when her forces were harnessed to men' use. Control was all-important. So no soon yesterday's puzzle. 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