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Saturday, November 25, 1914. THE DAILY jCLipJJ IPaRp Poo COFFEE AND CIGARET FOR "IKE". NEW FUEHRER THE DAILY QJINTONIAN 3 4 J At th MovU ) 1IU MdUlabed a The Weekly CHatonlan IBM A CHaton PUlndeUer absorbed In 1IKM FttMlahad DJ!t Except Saturday ud Buaaaj eorge L. Carey - - Editor and Publisher I a the PoatoMoe at Clinton, WUau M Second Claw Hatter Indiana Republican Editorial Phone 83 Phone 32 KtfUBUCAH tDIWKM. tit 1L I J AttnrtATitm W ABASH Friday and Saturday "Swing in The Saddle," Columbia Pictures' new cowboy musical of musical gals, guys and guns with ten song numbers and a glittering cast of specialty acts, opens at the Wabash Theatre tonight. Featured in the. cast are stars of radio, stage, screen, recordings and action, including Jane Fra-zee, the Huosier Hotshot s, Big Boy Williams, Slim Summerville, King Cole Trio, Jimmy Wakely and His Oklahoma Cowboys, Cousin Emmy, Bally Hliss, Mary Treen und Red River Dave, "The Mummy's Ghost," opens at the Wabash Theatre tonight ad the second feu t lire. Starring Lon Canny in the role of Kharls, Tho Mummy, the film has in It sucii excellent players as John Curradine, Robert Lowery, Ramsay Ames, Barton MacLane and George Zucco, PALACE Sal uit lay .Midnight, Suixla- tul .Monday Tin ..oisonous pranks o f two lovable but distinctly pixiliaied old maids are laughinly recounted in Warner Bros, lethal farce, "Arsenic and Old Lace," starring Cary Grant opening at the Palace Theatre Saturday. With a brilliant supporting cast including Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Priscilla Lane and Peter Lorre, the film is based on the stage success of the same name by Joseph Kesselring, which ran for more than four years on Broadway. ' . . Jr -t ft" c ,i. ft r.V G:tl. LWIGHT D. EISENHOWER enjoys a cup of coffee n after a hat meat somewhere in Genua ny. ct'S Iho tioal uf flip yi'ar wlii-n lliis Bth'i'iliK Technicolor drama, produced by Cecil I!. I)i-.Mille. ur-rives Sunday at 1 lie Wabash Theatre. Cary ifi cast aa CoimiKiuder Corydou .M. Wass.'ll, Xavy hero who rescued nine bounded sailors front Java while I.araiue plays the nurse in China who luspirod juao Jad s ;noqs UIU EOIAJOS pOLLUO am JO suou oafoH suuiTjatuv 9)!tl J0' WW oi'oaoi its si inq iei) ut na uasq smi ohm it"P P'nuuB am 'SdnoJ uont:ndnd pa joj 3.0 aqt ueq( JoqJlM SI Saisu SI 3B1 MMIQ ?MX !.io'A jn.tt ui 000'OE 'saaiAJDS paurJB aql "I 0(:n ?.Z aqi ui ip.iips aiv OOD'tS mr'e.V 'OOO'ODB oq )B ps mur.sa s uo;iL'iidod unipuj ibjox uoprndod ueipuf COLFMIflA Sunday and Monday ' Acclaimed the year's fastest and funniest screen frolic, "Four Jills In A Jeep." the new 20th Century-Fox hit opens at the Columbia Theatre Sunday. The film features Kay Francis. Carole Lun-dls, Martha Raye and Mitzi May-fair, with Jimmy Dorsey and his Orchestra, John Harvey, Phil Silvers and introduces Dick Hay-mes, radio's mellow-voiced singing star.. him to Kreat deeds. Also ia the cast are Sisne Hasso. Carl Ks- mond. Dennis O'Keife, Carol Thurston and hundreds of oth WHAT'LL WE DO WITH OUR NAVY? It was something of a coincidence that a smashing victory over the Japanese should have been won almost at the time we were celebrating Navy Day in the United States. Pride in the achievements of our Pacific naval forces is at its peak, so the time is opportune to consider what we are going to do with our navy, now the world's greatest when peace arrives. If we follow custom we will pare it down to inconsequential size. We have done just that after every war in which we have engaged. But the greatest blow of all was dealt to the navy at the Washington disarmament conference during the administration of Mr. Harding. This president is associated with a lot of unpleasant memories. He may not have been to blame personally for all of them but it is pertinent to recall that, like Mr. Dewey, he talked favorably about an association of nations but did nothing to take us into the league, although the nation had been assured by GOP bigwigs that the best way to get us into the league was by electing Mr. Harding. Then, after taking no steps to insure peace, he acceded to a treaty under which, from foremost naval power, we dropped to second place. Theoretically we could have had parity with Britain, but with customary negligence we failed to build up treaty strength. Under the treaty we scrapped 28 warships. It was a worse blow than the sneak attack at Pearl Harbor. Japan agreed to scrap eight paper ships, still in the blueprint stage. Meanwhile the Japanese feverishly constructed vessels under 10,000 tons which were allowed by the treaty: . Worse still we agreed not to fortify Guam and to refrain from strengthening fortifications in the Philippines. Our nearest naval base to the Philippines was Taking a Backward Glance ers. services at the Christian church tomorrow. The girls class or the Methodist Church held a hake sale at the Itnynes-Frazier store today. They report having been unusually successful in their sales. Mrs. Sallie Cook of Elm street. Is visiting in Indianapolis until after Thanksgiving with " her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Raymond (Inns Timberland The larc.est single owner of American forest land is the federal government. Of 462.000,000 acres of commercial forest land, 341,000,000 are owned by millions of private citizens, or groups of private citizens, and about 121,000.000 acres by federal, state, or local governments. Uccupational Accidents Occupational accident deaths in 1943 totaled 18,000. a 3 per cent decrease from the 1042 total. Total nonagricdtural empioyn-.enl rose 4 per cent and manufacturing employment alone went un tl per cent. have been obtained over the country. "Howling Host" Asks Some Help The Howling Host of the Clinton high school is asking co-operation of all the merchants In Clinton, in helping decorate the W A RASH Sunday, Monday and Tucbday Hear-Warmlng romance between Laraine Day and Gary Coo per in Paramount's "The Story of Dr. Wassell" promises audien- iiinir ill llltl'o niDTHUIP k, MIGNONG UUir ll IHftU bLU Ql 1EJ EBERHART 1943 By AUTHOR. - DISTRIBUrEO BY KINS FEATURES SWOCATE, INC. TWENTY YE.YK8 Ai) TODAY Mignatiircs For Legalizing Heer Art Sought Hero C. K. French an organizer for t lie National American league of Washington, D. C, who shows newspaper clippings from various parts of the country is in Clinton, this week, with petitions seeking to get signatures of those willing to ask congress to authorize light wines and beer. The sponsor of this cause says the plan of the league is organizing sentiment in favor of amending the Volstead art. The effort to repeal the constitutional amendment Is regarded as too Herculean a task, bill the act which defines as intoxicating everything containing more than one half of one percent of alcohol is regarded by the league as "frek" l''gslation. Those who sign these petitions ask for "restoring 2-ni per cent beer" especially. .Mr. French says. He claims that over :i.uun signatures Cook. Mr. and Mrs. Leo Merritt and children. Leo, Jr. and Roy Richard of Terre Haute, spent Sunday with Mrs. Merritt'a mother, Mrs. Neal Conners of South Eighth street. Mr. and Mrs. Guy I fauna and children. Thelma, Marguerite, and Glen, spent Sunday in Sullivan visiting with friends. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Sanders of North Fourth Street spent the week-end . with their daughter, Mrs. C. J. Clingerman and family of Brazil. Miss llritania Jones spent the week end in Terre Haute with Mrs. Charles Schmdit. Miss Anna Davitt, of Universal, visited yesterday With Miss Clementine Roetto, of South Main Street. city next week, before the Thanksgiving game with nrazil high school. Ilrazil colors are red and white. Pep sessions are to bo held each day next week at the school and posters are being placed all thrpugh the buildings and in the siorn windows; in preparation for the big game Thursday. IVrsoimls Mrs. 11. V. Nixon was in Torre Haute yesterday. Miss Kuvilla Harper was in Terre Haute yesterday, visiting with her aunt. Iiev. St. John Halstead left today for Knox County, Indiana, where he plans to visit for a time with his mother. He announced that there will be no church coming after me, her footsteps soft on the thickly carpeted stairway, round face lifted anxiously and faintly purple as she passed below a band of purple light from the stained glass window above the landing. When I reached the top of the stairway, Drue was already halfway down a long wide corridor which seemed to run the length of the house and was intersected once by a narrow corridor which seemed to go toward a servants' wing. Along the main corridor toward the north end of the house a man the workman who had met us at the train seemed to be sorting my bags from Drue's by examining the of thickness and padded quality In the place that made me feel no one was likely to hear our voices. She went quickly to the stairway and stopped and seemed to listen, looking upward. Her soft, green tweed suit was sleekly tailored to her slender, erect figure; her profile against the dark wood paneling wus clear and white, and her crimson mouth was rather set, yet obviously it was held so only by the strongest effort of will. Just then something happened that threatened it. For there was a tiny scamper of sound somewhere near, a pause and a silence which had a quality of the most intent observation. Hawaii, 5,000 miles away. j Since no navy can operate effectively! CROSSWORD By Eugene Shejjer TEX YEARS AtiO TODAY' RanUet, EnteHaiiHiieii't, Ends Allium! Poultry Exhibit Here In climaxing the Poultry Association's annual show, members of the organization entertainment the owners of the 320 birds exhibited with n banquet Saturday evening at the Royal Neighbor Hall on Elm Street. Many county poultrymeii also attended the banquet. Immediately following the, han- (jut-t. Y. li. Hrown, sponsor of the poultry 4-H club in the county, awarded a prize to lllaine Randolph of R. 1 for raising the T? YTYW " r n ' M f W k4'r? " ritx by; I YA I I 1 xff& I I 1 CHAPTER ONE ANNA HAUB opened the door L and at the same time, for X A. mei opened the door upon murder. Naturally, I didn't know that and take to my heels. Her solid figure was a sharp black end white against the baroque richness and coior of the hall behind her. She wore a white cap, as crisp and fresh as her apron. Her face was round and shone; her light straight hair was drawn tightly backward. But what I really saw was the look of frightened recognition in her china-blue eyes. She was not looking at me; she had given me the barest glance. She was looking at Drue, who came with me. I said, "We are expected," intending to explain that we, Drue Cable and I, were the nurses Dr. Chivery had sent for, but I didn't, for I had to follow the maid's look and I turned to Drue who stood beside me. As I turned, Drue took her hand from her mouth and said on a queer shaken breath, "Annal Oh, Anna, how is he ?" That and the look in Anna s eyes were my first indication that Drue Cable had ever seen or heard of the Brent family in her life. She had been extraordinarily silent and a little pale in the train that February morning; she had been extraordinarily determined that the second nurse (for they had sent for two) should be me, Sarah Keate; but she had not, that morning or ever, so much as mentioned the name of the Brents or the town of Balifold in the Berkshires and I knew her extremely well. Neither Drue nor the maid looked at me. Drue's words seemed to give Anna a kind of confirmation that she had, bewilderedly, needed. She dropped' an old-fashioned curl -y which billowed her full black sk.,t around her solid ankles. The look of fright, however, sharpened in her eyes, and she looked over her shoulder, backward into the depths of the house, and said in a low and distressed voice, "Oh, Miss! Oh, Madam, you oughtn't to have come here." ' know. Anna . . ." Drue put out both her sturdy little hands in her pi.-kin irloves and caught the maid's hands. "Anna, tell me quickly. Will he live?" He he I don't know, Ma'am. It only happened last night. Miss you'd really better go. Before they know." Drue took a long breath and said, "I hoped you would come to the door, you or Beevens. Anna, I'm coming in. What room is he in?" "His own room. He, oh, but. Madam" said Anna, on the verge of tears. Drue stepped inside the hall. I followed and closed the door behind me. for Anna was too stricken to move. There was a quick impression of a massive hall and stairway that was all dark wood paneling, and a floor made of squares of black and white marble; of high-backed chairs and long Italian tobies; of rich but subdued color in the tapestries and rues. Anna wrung her clean pink hands together, and Drue Faid. "It's all right. Anna. I'm a nurse, you remember: they sent me here to take cai-e of him." She too gave a quick look along cm depths of the great hall; there u-r iloors. solid ?labs of dark Tl more than 2,000 miles beyond its nearest base, we presented the Philippines to Japan with a stroke of the pen. However, it would be unjust to blame Mr. Harding for this treaty. The nation was yearning for Mr. Harding's "normalcy," as part of its emotional post-war debauch. After adoption of the Washington treaty and the Kellogg pact to outlaw war we seemed to think we had settled the peace of the world definitely and our naval strength reached its lowest ebb. Not until Mr. Roosevelt, a strong navy man, assumed office did we do anything about our precarious situation. In 1933 our building program was stepped up materially, and after the president's declaration of a limited emergency Sept. 8, 1939, we. began, under Mr. Roosevelt's stimulation, to build up the navy with some slight regard for reality. The entire point of this little sketch of recent history is this: Are we going to profit by the lesson it bears, or are we going wacky again and sink most of our fleet as a grand emotional gesture of peace? Prudence would seem to dictate that we hold on to the essentials of this gigantic force until we have helped to establish an effective United Nations, efective enough to establish a durable peace that will not require fantastic expensive moves to enforce world law and order. Sullivan Times. Pearl Harbor Admiral William F. Halseyr "We give grateful thanks for the turn of the tide of events which now is carrying the banners of decency forward overrunning the enemy's defenses pressing on the sources of hatred and oppression." London Prime Minister Winston Churchill: "We are moving forward surely, steadily, irrestibly and perhaps with God's aid swiftly towards victorious peace." If they can't agree on a place for that Army-Navy football game, it might be well to remember that the Sutler bowl is still available. Nurse Sarah Keate explains her mission to Anna Haub, Brent'i maid 2 prefix in favor of 3. things added 4 antleied ruminant 5. printer's measure 6 obstruct 7. observes 8. wander 9. New England state (abbr ) 10. lank 11. chances 14 at that time 45 Anglo-Saxon money of a count 46 land, measures 47-. poker slake 50 wanders f)2 rose essence 53 Roman coin M incite Tft. worsts (colloq.) VKRTICAL 1 fleshy pouch best flock of huff rock chikens. H row n had donated the eggs to the 4-H club members and IUaine'3 flock was considered the best. Mrs. O. P. Davis of South Main street was the guest of her parent ! Mr. and Mrs. Cloyd Hepburn in' Cayuga Friday. .M r. 11 ud M rs. Raymond Evans of ( 'r:i wfordsvillo are to drive here tonight to spend the weekend with Mr. Evans' parents. Dr. and Mr. E. A. Evans, of South Fifth street. :irs. Everett Warren of Walnut street hail as her guest J'herfday her sister-in-law. Mrs. Chest, r Warren of Kockville. .Mrj. George T. Gillir-on of Paris was the piient Saturday of her 'Mother, William Sevton. and Mrs. Sevtun of North Eleventh Street. Lew id J on eg of Terre Haute Hpen t Saturday with his sister. Miss Hrittania Jones of South Main Street. Mrs- Charles Schmdit and children. John. Sophia Jane and Marilyn, of Terre Haute were dinner guests yesterday of Mrs. Schmidt's brother, Walter Jones, and family of North Street. Mr. and Mrs. Morris Champion and baby daughter of Terre Haute and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Cundiff and baby daughter of North Third Street spent yesterday at Casey. 111., guests of Mr. and Mrs. Man-lord Daniels. Mrs. Jess Daniels, who has been spending the past week t here, accompanied them home and is now visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Champion. Mr. and Mrs. Will Rerry and d.umhter. Miss Juanita, of South Third Street had as their Sunday (nests Mr. and Mrs. Frank Huffman and son. John, and Merit Huffman of Uracil, Answer to yesterday s puzzle. 16. stage whUpcid 19. gotten up 20. clenched hand 21 military bugle call 22 Ireland 24 emitted an unsteady strong light 27. Mohammedan princes 28. coarse rot-ton clntM 29. entr: 31. Rom r 33. spec . 36. mo. t authti. 38- visible of juiu-tti 41. America 1 42. geological ages 43. Algonkian Indian 44. recent 46 linen vestment 48. make an edging 49. bitter vetch 51. symbol for Imrium 52 Hebrew (iionUi HORIZONTAL 1, implement for digging 6 river in Bohemia tO behold' 12. English fur. est tract 13 deserved 15. system of signals 16 imitator 17- was possessed of 18 rubs out 20 bogs 21. decimal unit 23. free 24 membranous body exten. sion of fish 25. assist 26. archetypes 2$. note in the scale 30 commend 32. tangled 34. symbol for selenium 35 bed canopy 37 cuckoo 38. Japanese coin 39. female ruff 0. parcel of land ; l pn-phet J co$ulat initials and tags. Our rooms then were to be where he left our bags, I made a mental note of the door ha opened and went along -the hall southward, in Drue's wake. Anna followed me. . Halfway along it Drue stopped. The hall was gloomy, for it was ft dark day with a tine, cold rain falling. But I could see her pause for an instant with her hand on a doorknob; then she opened the door and disappeared. The maid, Anna, who by that time was just behind me, said, "Holy Mother of God! But I could do nothing . . ." And wrung her hands again. Probably I had some idea of clariv fying the situation and my own confused state of mind at the aam time. For I stated my position then, in a loud clear voice. "You don't understand. I am a nurse. My name is Sarah Keate. Miss Cable is a nurse, too. Your local doctor, Dr.-Chivery, sent for us last night. I was sen$ here to nurse a Mr. Craig Brent. . . I stopped, for the maid didn't hear a word I said. She, too, opened the door and went into the room beyond and naturally, again, 1 followed. (To be continued) CoprUM h Utionri O Ffcrl,rt; plitiiw: v h.uf tuituu fi.bdtista, 1st, We all looked at the back of the hall; at the entrance to some passage stood a small creature in a veritable agony of watchfulness. Stood there for only a second or two, then Drue said with a break in her voice, "Sir Francis," and with a tiny rush of feet, a throbbing sound in its throat, the littie thing hurled itself across the great hall and toward us. . Toward u ? Toward Drue. It leaped into her arms and strove frantically, almost sobbing, to lick her face and her hands. It was a Yorkshire terrier, a tiny thing, his long forelock hanging down over his glistening eyes. Anna said, "He's never forgotten, Miss." Drue held the little terrier tight and put her face down against its little frenzied body for a long moment. Then she looked up the stairway and put her hand to her mouth again. It was no longer the firm resolute line it had been. She took a quick breath, and, still holding the little dog. started up the stairs. The maid made a futile, prohibitive move forward and stopped. Drue did not look back. So again I followed. And Anna finally followed me. As I turned at the wide landing and looked back, I eaw her UAIGTICICIDIAIRJO aTrJIa ro sIHIh JE pl e a o s Ha p p a l l " N plSn 1 N E CAE R Sltal EC TCLEL. A dMpIaTr TWa m fin d. s AxrtAge time f kulutiun. 53 otiUlfi. t.-l ly Kw Fturs SnJKate, Inc. tiej wood, but there w kind

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