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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 4

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Thursday, bctober 26, 1941. tllE ftAILT CLINVONIX1 'ifage four THE DAILY CLINTOMAN o THIRD HAVEN o 1U i MaMUked as The Weekly CMatonlaa MM ' Ik Cbaton PtalndeaJer absorbed In IMS Pnblillled Dally Eicapt Saturday .and Bulla? sorge L. Carey - - Editor and Publisher pawns mi uie munun vuuuw m a Second Olaa Matta Issaasr bdlauw Republican Editorial Aiwlarti Phone 82 PhonsM Kit McuBilmtmt Kifubucam cimtt Association m9i stir UflMF.X ONLY! mountains and slept out one night under the stars. He had held her close and kissed her throat and begged her to keep on wandering with him. Tonight while dancing they had both laughed about It. She had told him the holiday was over and now they had to work. He had kissed her and then Russell had come in. There had been consternation In Russell's eyes. She smiled. She wondered If Dan would tell Russell, but somehow she felt he wouldn't. They had decided nobody was to know, when she made up her mind to come back. He had said he'd follow in a day or two, but she had had no belief in his appearing. It wasr't that she didn't ant to see him again, but merely that she did.t't expect to see him. He knew it. They had both needed each other that day in Washington. She liked to feel it was not all one-sided. She had told Dan so tonight. The moon went behind a cloud and a faint chill seemed to come into the room. She got up and opened her door. The house was very quiet. For a moment she hesitated, then she went downstairs and out into the street The lock was on the door, but she didn't intend going far, Morris street was very quiet. The moon was bright in the sky again and the big trees cast shadows on the rough brick sidewalks. Most of the houses were dark. The fixed wooden awning at Jane Dorset's Town Shoppe cast a heavy shadow. A dog lying there got up and brushed against her, thrusting his cold wet nose against her hand. She wasn't frightened. She felt him as a kindred spirit as he walked alongside her. Every moment he would look up at her as if asking where everyone was and why they weren't out walking when it was so beautiful outside under the moon. - . . . A fat man came along, singing softly, "Ah, moon of my delight." He smiled as he came up to her and stopped. "Isn't it a glorious night? I felt I couldn't sleep." The dog pawed him happily and he patted the silky head. He went on, "I'm sure yo'i must be Anne Wilson. I just go here tonight. Eleanor Bancroft told me about you." Anne was polite but Indifferent. All fat men, tall or short, were clumsy to her. He seemed to block the road. She agreed it was a beautiful night but was glad when he went off humming his song again. tion, went along with him. She decided the man must be the writer who came to the inn. His choice of song Indicated he was a sentimentalist. She was quite sure she didn't want to read any of his books. The end of Morris street ran down to a wharf where small yachts tied up to refuel and children swam during the day. It was deserted now, or rather, she thought it was until she was actually there. Then she saw a tall figure leaning against a clump of piles. He came toward her and spoke softly. , "I thought It was you. I was hoping it would be." She was not surprised. As with the dog outside the Town Shoppe, it was almost as if she had expect-ed Russell to be there. She spoke very calmly. "Mrs. Reynolds was all right. It was nothing much. She's asleep now." Russell drew a deep breath. "I'm glad you came. I want to talk to you." She turned her face to look up at the moon. She could almost feel the silver glow on her cheeks, as one feels sunshine. The idea made her smile. She was glad, too, that she had yielded to an impulse and come out for a few minutes. She hadn't wanted to talk to the fat man who sang sentimental songs, though she was sure he had wanted conversation. She had been in no mood. But this was different Russell Smith had leanness and dignity as Dwight Raynor .had. She could look at him and feel glad Dwight had been swept out of her life. She felt very cool, very sure of herself. ,, "You might offer me a clgaret before you start scolding," she said lighUy. . . "I'm not going to scold. But I must talk to you." He was very serious. His voice had rich mellow quality. As he gave her a cigarct and held a match she imagined him in court She had always liked to imagine people doing their work. He fitted well into the picture, as he was interesting to talk to ibout books and general topics. She could picture him as she had Dwight Raynor in the operating room. Only there she had known him and worked with him. . Only Dan couldn't be pictured doing anything in particular. Except sailing the boat and dumping her. (To Be Continued) CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR ANNE WAS glad It was the Imperturbable surgeon who had been flustered when they met in Washington. Dr. Baynor, and not she. He had begged to talk to her. She had pricked the bubble of his complaisant conceit She had ahown him that his importance, his telephone messages, his telegrams, his conferences, meant nothing to her now. She could see he couldn't grasp how she was marrying Dan Dun In his ill-fitting suit, hia outdoor look and long dark hair. Dan who looked in that place as If he had worked two weeks for a man who'd given him an old suit. She wunled Dwight Raynor to see all of it and how completely r'.ie had forgotten him and his world of success. And once she felt he had seen and she had walked out of the hotel with Dan, the rest hadn't mattered. She had felt drained of strength and purpose as the taxi crossed the long bridge over the Potomac to Alexandria. If Dan really wanted to marry her, it was all right. At least he hadn't let her down during those precious minutes with Dr. Raynor. He had stood by her as she got back her self-respect. Her love for Dwight had been the biggest thing in her life. It had dominated her even before he told her he loved her. He had destroyed that love when he thrust her aside to marry money. It hurt more because money was so easy for him to earn. She had tried to run away from his memory, but it had always been at the back of her mind like a cloud shutting away the sun. As sha rode across the long bridge over the Potomac she felt glad of Dan Smith who held her hand. She would marry Dan and be happy with him for a few days and get Dwight Raynor out of her mind forever. She needed someone to love her, to hold her tight, to say he was crazy about her. Dan would wander off, of course, but that didn't matter. She would only need a few days to be sure of herself again, to be sure the love for Dwight was deader than dead. Those had been her thoughts going to Alexandria to get married. Now, aitting at her window, she could smile up at the moon. Dan had done his part. He -iad made her laugh while he made her forget. For a few days they had been happy. They had wandered off to the The Women's Army Corps is a component part of the Army of the United States. Its personnel enjoy all the rights and privileges of soldiers, including free mailing privileges, dependency allotments, Government insurance rates, overseas pay increases and all of the benefits provided for veterans when the war ends. The women who volunteer for service with the Army have the same grades and receive the same pay of men in the Army. Generally, they are employed in administrative and technical work and, in 1943, filled 239 specified jobs in the Army. The authorized strength of the Corps is 200,-000 but less than half this number has volunteered despite the vigorous efforts of recruiting officers. .fi,et J . 2y I ; i Taking a Backward Glance Washed Fastest Wool fabrics wash the fastest of all and can be harmed by too long washing. They stretch when wet and should be handled with care. Water for washing wool should be about 100 degrees Fahrenheit Some of the parties have no crim inal intention, yet they make the opportunities for the professional sneak theives good, and in order to protect the property. It will be At the present time, the Army is mailing a special effort to persuade women to volunteer in order to serve as medical technicians and thus assist in the care, nursing and rehabilitation of wounded veterans. In addition to all the advantages mentioned above, qualified women will be given technical training courses to fit them for their work in Army hospitals and, what is just as important, for good jobs when the war emergency ends and they go back to private life. We have always believed that the women of Vermillion County are as patriotic as the women of any county in the world. For some reason, they have not as yet appreciated the importance of promptly filling the ranks of the Women's Army rvrnR Rvpn the stream of wounded men, The dog, after a moment's hesita Forest Lands In the United States, roughly a third of the continental area is clas sified as forest lands. necessary to drive them away. Personals Mrs. A. M. Nichols made a business trip to Terre Haute, Mon day. The Hope circle will hold a quilting party at, the Christian church, Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Delbert Kehoe. of near best folks s say me the Sanford was a Clinton visitor Monday. Mrs. R. H. Sulton and babe have returned from a visit of sev arriving from overseas daily for treat eral weeks with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. lirubeck. at Rockville. Mr. Sutton and family are now at their home, Third and Walnut streets. i - sr am a. v arv mr- Mr. and Mrs. Howard Hope of South Seventh street entertained ' - A " 'J TWENTY YK.4.1W AGO TODAY Big Attendance As Revival here t'oines To Close The union revival wound up its three weeks session last night at the Coliseum, with a capacity crowd in attendance. The service started at G o'clock, and the Methodist orchestra played for a-bout thirty minutes prior to the opening of the service. Rev. Cle-tis K. Brown preached the final sermon, on the text "What Will Ye Do With Jesus." Forty-live additional decisions were recorded, bringing the total for the series to 17(1.- - - - '. H. S. Still a leading Contender In Race fur Valley Tille l' Win Over Marshall; Robinson Next Decisive victories Saturday by Clinton and Hrazil over Marshall. III., and Sullivan, respectively have placed the two Indiana teams among the strongest contenders for the Wabash Valley title this year. The two teams play each other Thanksgiving day. Robinson. 111., and Westville, III., were among Saturday's winners. Gerstmeyer. another or the teams on Clinton's schedule this year pulled the biggest surprise Saturday in holding the strong Ja-sonville eleven to a 7 to 7 tie. Personals Mrs. Ella Jackson, of Dana, was in Clinton, today visiting with relatives and friends. Louis Jones, of Terre Haute, spent the week end visiting his sister. Miss Britania Jones, of South Main street. Mrs. John Haughe and daughter. Imogene of South Fifth street. left today for Chicago for a days visit with friends and relatives. Mrs. C. G. Hanna and daughters. Thelnia and Marguerite, of at dinner, Sunday, the following: Will Patton of Terre Haute. Mrs. Kate Cosnell and daughters. Hazel and Effie; Christieana liutler. Arabelle Harrison and Ella Holmes. At the Movie J COI.lMltIA Thursday "Duke of West Point" featuring Tom Brown, Louis Hayward Joan Fonlaine and R. Carbon n ens at the Columbia Theatre t' -night. "Groovie Movie" a Pen Smith Specialty is also shown. ors. We prefer llic genuine article ment at Army hospitals, nas not awaKenea eligible women to the call of duty. Naturally, we cannot assert that any particular woman has the duty of serving her country and her wounded fighting men. This is a question that individuals, between the ages of twenty to forty-nine years, must decide for themselves. Certainly, however, we can agree that in a country as large as the United States, it is a reflection upon the patriotism of women generally that less than 100,000 American women have volunteered for service under such favorable conditions. ENORMOUS CONSUMER DEMAND. An idea of the possible demand for consumer goods, when the war is over, is given by an estimate made by the OPA. The agency," basing its estimate on 1941 output, says that civilian production, choked off by the war, equals 10,980,000 automobiles, 10,500,000 refrigerators, 6,-042,000 washing machines, 6,351,000 vacuum cleaners, 16,755,000 electric irons, 7,923,000 toasters, 41,100,000 radios, 82,-380,000 clocks and watches, 10,400,000 furnaces and heaters and 14,010,000 stoves and ranges. If this estimate is anything like the probable demand for these products, it is easy to understand what will happen when limited production begins. Civilians, anxious to obtain the articles, will create a demand far above available supply. Unless properly controlled by price levels, this demand will inevitably lead to considerable advances in prices as buyers attempt to out-bid each other for items. The inevitable consequence of higher prices will be diminished buying. This will certainly check production, cause unem WABASH Wednesday and Thursday Dances from jive to siniior: Spanish art are featured i;i "Minstrel Man." starring Uiin Fields and Clad) a George, lloy gi illicit Haw aiian pineapple, choice ripe red ln-rrii, frcsli-Mpicczcd juices of plump oranges and lemons . . . extra-good fruit anil plenty of it. COMPARE OUR SHERBETS WITH OTHERS. He do that regularly. And wc lean over backward Iwinji self critical, 'l itis gives OS a iloiililc i lieik on Scaliest quality our own and that of the Scaliest Laboratory. denish Judy Clark leads the rrg visited In Ter- cutters in an exciting ensi ;nb! South Third street re Haute. Saturday with Mr. and and the Knestos. famous I.;irit American danio team arc showe Mrs. Kbbie McFate and son. Bernard, who formerly lived In Clin ton. Mr. and Mrs. Clen Boxwell and little daughter Virginia of South WHEN THE YOUNGSTERS DROP IN fur "hand-outs", give 'etn some Scaliest sln-r-liel. Ami vtc'll lcl on don't gel a single window soaped on Hallowe'en! Main street spent the week-end in Ears In Ice Cream Eggs are sometimes a dc-iral!' ingredient for ice cream. Who!i eggs are a part of custard lo cream, just at the yolks aje r part of French vanilla ice cre;irn. hardlv ever Iricd sherbet now are asking for Seallest again and again. WE SEE NO REASON WHY SHERBETS sIhmiiii ever taslc "waliTv"or feci "grainv"on the tongue. Vi e never tkimp on good rich milk, and we take plenty of pains in mixing and freezing. That seems to be the answer becaiiM' lots of people say thai Scaliest' omoollitiess alone would w in I hem over lo sherbet. Brazil. Ind.. visiting Mrs. Hox-well's parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. J. Plott. Ronald Smith who Is unending De Pauw university at Green-castle, Ind.. spent the week end here visiting willi his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Clark Smilh of Klin Move Old Hens Tm make room fur carly-ha't pullets in the laying hmipe . 'he t hens can be moved to a rnugh sum mer barracks lute m May or carl) in June. rev. AND DON'T YOU AGREE that slierlx-t hhiiuld la-teU ployment and dislocate the national econ-! like real fruit? That's why ' EVEN SMALL FRY call m-iim.- thai Smallest is an extra, e.vfra siecial Hherhcl. In fact, our dealers sav both young and old who Improving Meat Chopped or grated emon, fincb chopped parsley, diced celery or celery leaves, herbs and spices adc much to the flavor of meat ex tenders. we'll have nothing lo do w ith artificial fruit AFTER A HEARTY MEAL serve a Scaliest Sherbet. You'll lind it's nol only a big work-saver, but its frefh fruil flavor seems to be just what folks erae for dessert. While its smooth eoolnes sati-fies, it isn't a gpeck. too hea v. Scaliest Sherbets come in differ-enl fruit flavor.-., and in combination with Seallext lee Creams. Ak for ihciu today! CLOVKULEAF CREAMERIES, INC omy. The more the civilian can buy for his money, the greater the volume of street. THIRTY VKARH A(iO TODAY Vine Ktreet Paving In About 'omletid In order to get Vine strei't completed ahead of bad weather, the employes of the Foulkes Contracting company worked Sunday, putting the finishing touches on the street. The brick setting was completed Saturday night, and the work of flushing the north side of the stretch from Third to .Vinlh street was begun Sunday morning and finished by evening. The street is now completed except fhe putting down of the expansion bands, from Third street to Xintli. School House Hroken Into; Chief's Comments Compost Decay Decay of compost will be hastened if a tumblerful of balanced plant food is scattered over each layf of compost a feot thick and 10 feet square. The pile should be kepi moist by occasional wetting down New York Sumner Welles, former Undersecretary of State defends Dumbarton Oaks Conference: "The plans laid down at Dumbarton Oaks are far from perfect, but on the whole they constitute a project through which the peoples of the world can attain peace and security through which our own nation can procure safety." Paris General Charles DeGaulle: "French troops will occupy the German territory that they capture ... it would be inconceivable that the conditions of occupation should In- sHtli-d without Fiance." Wear Faster Tests show that at 90 degrees tires wear out twice as fast as at 00 degrees, and that at 100 degrees the wear out five times as last us at 41' degrees. SEAinST VANILLA MARSHMALL0W WITH STRAWBERRY SHERBET It's half Vanilla Mar-limall.i Ii-cOeam Iliaile our special way with the nijr-li-lllallou liipieil llinMiilli and tlmiiili - vim "let it in ci-ry bile. Ami lull Slrau-hrrr Micrlict. rich ilh the fruiliueNt of bie riic licrries, titller Seallel-l fljvolb In I.Mik for: Clim .ilali- MarJiniallow. Hiilter-euli ll llmale ttliatV miM'!b i aiiilla iee i ri am with a rililmu id buttcrncntcb), and I'llieapjile Stlerlict. Chief of Police Deck Vnuness j said this morning th:tt much cinn-j plaint has come to him about wo- men and boys loilcriim nboiil the churches, school houses and remote places of the city, and that, unless it is stopped, he will he forced to make snme arrests. DON 7 MISS JOAN DAVIS IN THE SEALTEST VM.LAGE STORE PROGRAM, THURSDAYS, 8. JO P. M, WIW Sandwich Filling For picnic sandwich lilJmgs cm-bine cream cheese and honey or peanut butter and hi -tey. Use t.ne-h-ih cup bunt-y to one uitji :er cup by.tr,

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