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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 8

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Friday, November 3, 1944. THE DAILY CLIN VON I AN Page Eight o THIRD HAVE No FOOL THERE WAS. AND HE MADE HIS PRAYER!" THF DAILY CI JNT0N1AN E I ft 1 6 T,r'ia- .re. f I.: MMlhl M TIM Weekir (tllaUwUn IBM ITvj UfluUJi. I'Ulorii tJw liorlxl 111 JtHM fnblUhed Ua ilj tx-rpl balurduy ud Sud7 feorge L. Carey - - Editor and Publisher stared M (tiePKl(lfrH t ('Union, Indiana 4 Kttilld I'lfi Mailer Member Indium l(i-publli-.ii fcllril AuorJatitM Phone 32 ''i Phone S3 fPT7?T Arum hrbUM E;J, fcV ftifUSUCAH CCIWVM. "' helpless than he had been then. He must have dozed off, but he woke at the sound of Russell coming up the stairs. He Jumped up, crying, "Rus, I want to talk to you." Russell went past to put his coat in his room. Dan followed and leaned against the open door, "Where did you and Anne run off to?" Russell pulled off his tie without turning. "I took Miss Wilson home." Dan laughed. "You must have gone by way of Baltimore, Philadelphia and points north. Anne didn't even say goodby." "There was no reason for doing so." "That's funny. I had an Idea guests usually said goodby and sometimes even thanked you. Maybe that's all out of style now." Russell turned and his eyes were angry. "It's not a Joking matter. You don't seem to realize what you have done." "But I do." Dan looked down at his bare feet. "How much did she tell you?" "How much about what?" "That's what I want to know." "J don't need to be told what I saw. The whole street could look in and see. You had beer bottles on the table, too, like a a barroom." Dan burst out laughing. "You sound like a preacher. One night I'm wrong because I pull down the shades, and the next because I don't. Anne and I weren't doing anything the whole world couldn't watch." He stopped smiling. "Anyway, in the last analysis, it's nobody's business what Anne and I do." "It's mine!" Dan felt his brain snap. "I said nobody and that means you, too. If I want to bring Anne in to spend the night with me, that's my affair. I kind of Uiink I will . . ." "Take that back!" Russell caught him by the shoulder roughly. "You dare say " Dan's eyes flashed. "I dare say anything I want. Let go of me. You're so proper about shades being up or down. What about you mushing with Anne down on the town wharf? Don't look at me so high and mighty. I'm doing the f lie, WB? 4 " ' i r : . r. : 1 another word or you'll be sorry." "As far as Anne goes I'U say plenty," Dan shouted. "You tay away from her." "Go to your room! IU settle with you in the morning!" "Like heck you will." Dan faced him truculently. "We'll settle things right now. Anne's mine. I can hug her, kiss her, any tiling I want. Z " Russell's fist shot out and caught Dan on the point of the jaw. For an Instant he wobbled, then tell back through the open door and out Into the hall, where he lay in a heap. Only his bare feet stuck into the room. Russell thrust them aside with his shoe and stood over him glowering. "Get up, you little skunk, and take that back!" There was no sign from the crumpled figure. There was no sound but a dog barking somewhere far off. SSiowly Russell's hands unclenched and. he knelt down and pressed his head against Dan's chest. For an instant it seemed he was dead, then he caught the reassuring heart throb. His knees shook a little as he picked up the unconscious figure and put him on his bed. Then he stood looking down on him. Dan had never seemed so slim, so helpless. A wave of emotion swept over him. It was Dan he had struck down as one strikes down an animal. It was Dan he had wanted to beat and batter. It was such a few days since his heart leaped up at sight of Dan standing in the doorway looking at him. . He choked down the lump In his throat and went out, closing the door softly. Once back in his own room he put on his tie and coat again. It took some time, because his fingers were trembling. Then he went downstairs and out to his car. Looking back at the house, he saw he'd left his own light burning as well as Dan's, but he didn't go back. He couldn't. He couldn't face Dan again until he'd thought things through. Tomorrow or next day they would be able to talk quietly and arrange something. If Dan loved Anne He didn't let his thoughts run on. He drove hard along the road out of town. He felt sick at heart. He must think of something. .(To He Continued) CHAPTER THIKTY-ONB DAN WAS actually grinning in hia most devil-may-care way when he went to the porch, but Hie grin faded. Anne and Russell were not there. The porch had a more than empty look. Going Into the living room, lie paw Anne'a purse was gone. After a monient'a hesitation he picked up the telephone and called the Inn. No, Miss Wilson was not there. It occurred j lilm lie wasn't angry, but he waa hurt. Russell had done nothing more than map at him. Anne, after spending several hours anj eating with him, had gone off without so much as a word. It was only a short stroll to Johnson's store, where people were eating ice cream on a warm night like this, but Russell and Anne, were not there. He drank a soda he didn't want and wandered down the street past Mrs. Reynolds' house. The living room was lighted and he could see Mrs. Reynolds and Laura anil several other people. It was almost like a party. Farther along, Jane Dorset's Town Shoppe was still open and he looked in. Jane greeted him cheerily. "It's quite a surprise to see you," she said. "Your brother was in a while ago with Miss Wilson." He made a Joke and bought some razor blades. He wandered on to the corner of the Strand. Two shadowy figures were visible on the town wharf. He knew instinctively they were Russell and Anne, and he turned back. For the first time it seemed a long way from the Strand to his front porch, where he sank into a chair. All at once he felt tired, drained of strength.' He knew he would have to talk to Russell when he came home. After a while on the porch he went inside and -p to his room, where he undressed and lay on top of his bed in pajamas. The door was open and Russell would have to pass to get to his own room. He fixed the light so it wouldn't shine in his eyes. He wanted to think clearly, but he couldn't think at all. It was crazy, but all he could do was remember where he had been in jail in California, arrested on a charge of vagrancy. He had lain on a rough bed night after night trying to think, and with absolutely no success. All he knew cow was that in a way he was more I U-iiiS FOB JAPAN. The day will come in the Pacific War when B-293 are as numerous over Japan as B-17 Flying Fortresses are over Germany, declares General Henry II. Arnold, Commanding General of the Army Air Force. The Gener-' says that a tremendous super-bomber program is being developed and that the new plane is complicated to handle, so that Fortress pilots with 2,000 hours in the air are given five to six weeks of intensive training before being permitted to fly the Superfortress. The B-20 is well able to take care of itself in the air, being equipped with a new fire-control system, involving the principle of remote control. General Arnold says ihnt nulv three K-29h have been lost J! At the Moviet J Taking a Backward Glance questioning. I've got a right to know. Maybe it Isn't the first time, and that's why Laura put her out." i. ll.AI Russell's jaw squared, "Don't say 'I'lnti-siluy, l-'riilay uml Sulutiluy Acclaimed as Hie w ildest, funniest Kast. Side Kids riot ever milled, "Block liustpfs" opens at the l'alacp Tlieatre tonight. Leo Gor-cpy, Huntz. Oabriel Dell and Bil press agent, the cast inciuues such favorites as Dennis O'Keefe, W. C. Fields, C. Aubrey .Smith and many others. Beret for Good Luck Superstitious newly married couples of Tahiti present a native beret to each other on every wedding anniversary as a symbol of good luck. They believe thi custom insures a happy life. ly Benedict are starred as the Eastsiders, while supporting roles COIA'MIHX and Jack Teagarden and his orchestra. Who are responsible for modern juvenile waywardness parents or children? That is the question posed in PRC's Delinquent Daughters" which opens at the Wabash as the second feature. One of Hollywood's most beautiful feminine casts has been selected to portray the featured roles in the picture. IVi'HoiihIs Mr. anil Mrs. I. II. Harden and daughters and Miss Virginia lionk niolored lo l.afayeUe Sunday and visili'd Frank llarien. a student at Purdue rniversity. He is recuperating from an appendectoniy and is reported to bo in a satisfactory condition. Frank Sweet of Tern; . Haute and Miss Lucille Strain of Clinton were dinner guests yesterday of Mr. and Mrs. W. 10. Dederl of South Fiflli street. C. W. Standtoril of South Fourth street lias gone to Washington, inil., to spejjd . jscveral days visiting relative. are played by Koberia smnn, uar-ry Langdon. Noah Berry, Sr., Minerva I'recal anil many others. Sunday and Monday With James Stewart and Paul-ette Cloddard in the top stellar roles dishing out a million dollars worth of fun, laughter and romance, "Jimmy Steps Out" fea Island Courthouses Only two courthouses in the United States are built on islands at Manteo, N. C, and Key West, Fla. turing the Horace Heidt band and , gmuiay Monday anil Tuesday PA LACK Sutulilay Midnight. Sunday and Moniluy A brand new idea in showmanship lias been launched in Andrew .Stone's "Sensations of 1945." a new musical arriving at its famous radio music, will have its first showing at Ihe Columbia In "Kansas City Kitty," Columbia Pictures' newest hit at the Wabash Theatre. Joan Davis dish- Theatre Sunday. Soap in Dishpan Right way to use soap in the dish-pan is the way a chef adds seasoning just enough for perfect results. Not a speck mote or less. the Palace Theatre Saturday through United Artist release. A j WAHASlf eoinedv which merges the color-, Tiiday anil Saturday 'es out the fun In a screenful of I screaming comedy. She's nutty Itunoy witty. She's "-Kitty" all in 'a picture full of joy. TWKXTV VK.tHS (.( Toll A V lil 'liil llaruuin Day ItiijiKf Out. Many tlnM'rs TIio P'uular iiioul lily bui'Kain l:iy m((:c(I ill 'Union today by Hip Ail club nii'rrlntlits aUvarlcd a very larK'1 crowd l'ronl the city ami surrouiiiliiiK cominunily. Tlic bargain si-ckcia wc-re on tlic streets early ttiis lnorninK and more kuI lu red around 10 o'clock when tin; prize drawing look place at Main and Vine streets. Mrs. M. K. .Morris won 1 0 0 . ?Irs. Hoy Jones ?7.rj and A. Slover Ine prize." in couiKin tieke'ei. J fi .Slicl'il'l' liaie Hiinli-r Volf Is I'ai'tly l'i'ole.1 According to a tabulation of the vote lor Hunter, candidate lor slierifr on the I.aFoilette ticket, parly lliis afternoon, he received 2220 votes in till' 30 precincts of Vermillion county. Thus, according to complete, unofficial totals, he ran 702 behind Frank Shelby, republican, and J 320 behind William Kein, democrat. PersoliaU Mrs. Sarah Iioley who has beet visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Frank Boling of West ;,laclo;'!r. s' -p. I t.jr m veral day left ye..':-:da" lo returr. to her home :;i p.ris. la 11. C. Myron of Medora. Intl.. is visiting with Dr. anil .Mrs. I. M. rasebeer of South Sixth street. Mrs. .Max Rosenblatt It'll toilav In drive Misses Klizabplh and Onice .McCrindie to their home in High Railroad Crossing the Andes mountains at such a height that t!ie air is rare, the Cenlrai railway of Peru must carry tanks of oxyj :a for passengers with weak liua ts. the Prairie,"- a tin entertainment of the circus "Twilight and valiileUlle stage with the hu-: singing, swinging western iiom, Besides this rollicking screw-mor of smart musical comedy, j 1 he Universal Studio, is the next ))au , (jlere is Jane Frazee and her Statue of Liberty Sixty-six per cent more persons have visited the Statue of Liberty this year than last. swing songs and Bob Crosby and "Sensations of 1945" brings to attraction at the Wabash Theatre. some of the greatest The picture leaiures Leon r.uui, the screen his pleasing baritone in an assortment of melodic interludes. . to Get In the Scrap! Tire Heat Higher inflation combats Internal heat in tires as it reduces the Ilex in the tire carcass and consequent weakening of cords. Johnny Downs, Vivian Austin, r.a-die Quillan, Jinnnie Dodd and Connie Haines, plus Foy Willing and the Riders of the Purple Sage through enemy action and that, on one occasion, seventy-live Japanese fighters jumped a single formation but not a Superfortress was lost. The fact that the leaders of the national war effort have underwritten a stupendous production program for the B-29s and sisterships, indicates that., despite the discussion about the effectiveness of aerial bombing, the men who know are anxious to adopt the same tactics in the war against Japan. NAZI LP'ADKKS CONI'TSKD. Two revelations have come to light regarding our invasion of France and they show the amazing scope of. Allied war plans which completely confused and befuddled the enemy cenmanders. 'It is now reported that, about 300,000 tons of old, stone-laden shipping was deliberately sunk along the beachheads to crente. artificial "ports" through which men and supplies were literally poured into Normandy. It is known that the Nazis did not believe a major operation could be supplied without possession of a great seaport. When the Anglo-Americans were pressing the German Seventh Army, which was assigned to "annihilate the invaders," its commander frequently demanded reinforcements, only to be told that the Nazi high command expected a big landing higher up the coast. Consequently, the battered Seventh Army was not strengthened, thus paving the way for the decisive break-through which resulted in a German disaster. RANK PKOFITS IVCKKASK. Leo T. Crowley, chairman of the Federal Deposit Jnsuranee Corporation, reports that the new profits of hanks have risen to record levels. He says that in 1043 the net profits of national banks amounted to 8.9 per cent of total capital accounts and that for the first six months of 1944. net profits were at a rate of ten per cent per annum. This is interesting information in view of the fact that hanks in V.VA. 19:12, 19:53 and IP.'M actually lost money, to the amount, of 1.5 per cent. 5 per cent. 9.9 per cent, and !").!")'' per r-ent, respectively. Only in one year, since 1921, the year J!),'!'!. have national bank prol'Hs, based on total eaoilal. equalled III per eeid. In the period from 1921 to I ''29, inclusive, bank L'ndei inflated Tire A tire six pounds underinflated cuts lire life 38 per cent. acts in the whole realm of entertainment. With lap-dancing Eleanor Powell starring as a quick-thinking HAIR - BREADTH HARRY AAAIkll UlCAU 13 TUtS HAMLET WEME . .... in Til ? CCOSSSD TAE SEA5 0 AU-LOii-i - UmLINGSWORTUi DOES HE AW -lAULt INSULT 05 BY NOT A.I itnutio - TTirrrTT'-iTmnTmmTi,ii V W- x.M..t. ' -4 ; m J I ' 1 . I ITU1. i W '-''-!- "7 ' V V,m U i Tl'- ' II : Jy l- MS. f. ?JTJ .IU J W JFiB M Ml l.aS.ille. III.. Mrs. I). H. Medill w2wy mMW-A yanmh rsa, !p wenl to LaSalle win i: il hi r brol hers for .Mr. and Mrs. Walle Moore o e! are Hip born. Kri-het ii nani- 1 I I II South Sevenlh si r parelils of a bahv girl day. October :il . It has eil Virginia Louise. DAN DUNN n T7 i 'lHAT'S A PRETTY CLASSY J IflHEBOAl ; ISS IMJ H ZSVoT S W'SS CRUISER. MRS. BRAUN ! (f NL1 i WE9RE DOOMED TO SPEND , SPEEDBOATS FOR THEIR H WE'D PAY THE OWNER ) 7 r&gt Aa OUR VACATION OVER A f if I HUSBANDS, IRWIN I VE WELL IF HE CARES 1Q I . ( fM9 , IV TUB OR IN ONE1 J- GOT A HUNCH WE'RE V - RENT IT! j ,t. i (fif't&k, 'iVJl6 ijf V HOT ON THE TRAIL OF n: vi:.us iO 'I'OIHV llelief liaililUH''l''.s ''' l olleil Old lolhillg (Million I'psiiipnls having discarded ilolliing lo conl riliule to the dy are reiiuesled by the local II M i ' 111 , I il v III e II I relief lleail-iliialieis to idace lle in in bundles on Me jr tionl pon'lles i iini sday -fi liny I' ll' I II III w I hy tli I nirl v m,m-A msJkmiJ&i hi r x pi .vm s will Im ed in sew in t Im m H i -t r 1 1 u i ion. The uii I'll I f1 It t Il V W I lll' II I'll) l pnijrr! , !! inr I' (iters H tii'iM'l 'I'm ll. uair Of profits, based on lulal capital, did not ex- ceed .8.2 per cent and were ;is low a'l 0 5' per cert in 1921. I CHICAGO A. !..!' A. Uerle. Jr., Assist-J ant Secretary of .''tale: "The United V Mon' MirWs With r 'H is! r;i i inti 1 iur mi- fT"-fcrV J- 1 I'y-rrtBiArtSa --T5-r l. irJ. U:m.-1-- LxAr.i irf II rmm - tiiiL' line nl the iintsl ilit n) ' --' "tjidi rJil ' i-- - - - - ! POPEYE , . . Lfl I - , I U-J T JR2M5PJ? I T-PV. Ci FIRE TtUOj, X: ;: " 1 " LSrNQ J i I, .seifRHlW W piDC six TORPEDO TUBES) g? 1 ' , ---- ' Ap ) Vfe J ( -""VIltN' 0ASEZ?) -7h i AM A MAM CUHO ) THAK Hfc I f::-- V (C 'llgELlEVEg'NTRVINGj S BLOCUS j yfar political -aniiait;iis in ri-r-fiit years. Venn ill ion County jv-.i-ilents tomorrow will txu to the pulls to ptopI their rhoiee he-lui'i'ii the New Deal's Democrats ;iinl Republican ra miniate.-. While the state ami nullity cam p;i n ha a mused m uch in-iij-.'St bfill limn important to the minds of Clinton residents is the iiiitcom1 of -ho Pity eler-tinn in which the ovferienced KencHiYan incumbent. Henry (jvveiis. m-.-K to retain liis post against the Demur rat iP candidate. Dr. Clyde Slates believes in and asserts tile rule that each country has a rihl to maintain sovereignty of the air v Inch is over its '.'iinis and its leriiloiii l walcrs." NEW YOKK -- In-. INbert Hutehins, president of the Uiiivi-rsity if Chicago: ''The task of the educational system is not lo train hands for inrl'Hfry but to prepare enlightened ciiier.s for onr rlemnei'nev in 1.. ( ) we ns has used as cam- j ... I WA?HTVnTO: Pivsi.Vrt Roosevelt: "This e - ct -;i will r.-it bt iHvided on a ha si? c.t' i .Jv-r:1 PM-'-'ii'-Tlr' or pait:n material ins administration's record of economical and efficient management of the city's .-fiairs. while Dr. ZinlCs fmpp.-ti- -)' , ,.. t'.e e.l I li. il pte.i il poll i 1 r-p.'.j pi. U in ( ban: 1 tie ;. le,.. t. ( al.d U"U, J.C l.cisuual I'-.i-uirtli.

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