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The Daily Clintonian from Clinton, Indiana · Page 4

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TIIE DXitV CLINTONIAN Pafce Poor THE DAILY CLINTONIA W IN MS CLOTHING MIGNdNC. EBEBIIARI atoaMlahed aa The Weekly CUnteuiIaa 1M Ik Obatoa PUtndeader absorbed In J BOB Plbllahed Dolly Except Saturday u Sunday ) 1945 BY AUTHOR - DISTRlBlirEO BY KIN6 FEATURES SYNDICATE, INC. EMPTY STOCKING eorre L. Crey - Editor and Publisher 1 nrohihitive about it tthoae intelligent, !iM-Mue eyc P Drue was Idling over the bed ' and led me to a door with carved, a-i ', '"!-. Her voice was low. , lark wood pane s which looked cx-a. .it .i. - ,.7u. ,i ,,. w Oii.-k. Just as we reached - BateM at toe Poatofflce at Clinton, Indiana a Second CUM Matter SYNOPSiS WVn Dn: Cjble. ttn'v .- :& r'lr'-:. l:arivj tier forme; Indiana Republican EdU..iaI hit dear n.i u,Se. ","-'' ""V, " . . , out. hmi-.iori K-ni Brent, vsi '.be -.c-tin of :o-eal::il ?:..:c'.-rr:it byil:.-t. fbe r.rs;;?;!pu her Inertd ani :;!- Phone 83 Phone 32 r 7 Alter It, 11 optnni uhu Who!" She was very small and dark with rleadblack hair, done in a high pom-" I repeat- padotir after the fashion of thirty mean? ttiiat murm iene" jti.use, she said, ' Tiv re was no answer. "Hi- v.ok in delirium, I lt.w hum?. !! Kerne, to answer j !! iter 'he efll made hy Claud iioi'.:v:lv. It tr.ire ms 'ypursagt,; sot . l,e a murder. I don't think l blouse (the kind that Ufel t ue Mum fntut Republican Eonom. Ch-.r-wy tram a sro.ill t.cw i-.r,:;-land ow-n. Sureli was rnavv.irc of Dr '.e's previous cornet ;ion with l.e ttienl fn.iily w'.iirh iicludcd Cri' fa'her, Cctirad; Alciia. Cor;r;..:"3 g!?3r;rom young wife AssoaxTitm JJr:-' -a- : catlet! a HiinwatM ' - starchetl stock collar) and a very full black skirt which all but touched the floor. She 1iad a tiny waist witn a big belt a'i'l extravagantly cuiTed hips. On one shoulder a watch was pinned and she smelled of violet sachet. She wore pince-nez, rimless, with a gold chain fastened to a gold button on her other shoulder. She must have been fifty or more ; it was difficult to tell. Altogether h was The niai'Jr-rer would take anybody into his cfi-'.'eicilce beforehand. It isn't done." She ii.rnct! that over in her mind and lock" ! at me. "No. You're right, 01 tourse. it was silly of me to think of anything else. There isn't anv i !.r: tc. is there?" I sl.oek niv head and just then the door opvued again. A man, the butler. I thought, stood there, ilc was big, enormous- BONDS INSURE NATION'S WEALTH. Calling for unabated war bond purchases, Admiral Ernest J. King, Commander-in-Chief of the United States Fleet, declares that the speed of our advances in the European and Pacific war theaters has imposed a heavy strain upon reserves of certain vital supplies. He warns that unless some production deficiencies are wiped out, the tempo of our Pacific operations Will be slowed down. The Admiral was speaking on the occasion of the inauguration of a national drive to sell $14,000,000,000 worth of war bonds. He admitted that the war is "well ahead" of last year's expectations, but pointed out w.vo, at one time, h:a hoped to rc-.rry Craig: Nicliv Scnour, Alex-la's t-vt'n broth--! ; and Peter Hu-ber. friend ot Craiir. Anna Haub, luei 1 ai the 3-ent mansion, told tovf Craiff w?.s found in the garden the previews night, adding, "Beev-e-ia, .bs butler, said it was an acci-de.tt-Mr. Craig was cleaning a SJii." Alexia ordered Drue to leav- before Conrad Brent discovered her rirfsence. Drue told Sarah the 5trr:i(t? story of her romance wit"i CraiK. They had married mcr ' n a year ago and Conrad Bre " nade no etfort to conceal his disapproval. Craig's work in i':e diplomatic service summoned hint to Washington, and Drue re-tu-ne:l to New York. Shortly after, he rc-r.;ved a letter from Conrad ' irh tie claimed Craig had asked fci.v to vrrit, stating his sop had re-'V-ied to enter training a an aviator, only to discover married .ien were ineligible. Conrad said Craie wi-KH Drue to divorce him, oat promised they conld remarry, "jh ratcrnal blessing, when the t: ainins period was over. Drue got the divorce but never received any r:'y to the letters ahe wrote Cratf;. How, she is determined not to leave ontil Craig regains con-sc.orsnes and can talk with her. Dr. t'rivsry tells the state trooper inves;itms the shooting, that the btJlet he removed from Craig's snouldev was accidentally thrown t-.vtv; the ffun, too, is missing. He wai n Sarah not to repeat anything lbs patient might say in delirium. Later, Craig mumbles aomething about "yellow gloves." From the v indow, Sarah sees Drue disappear behind a hedge in the garden and emerge later with something hid-d:n Seneath her cape. A few min-ut later she enters the sick room, re-rJv for duty. Sarah is telling the story. CHAPTER NINE 7Jtng Brent moved a little and rpoke again. He said, "But that's murder. Tell Claud. There'll be murder done." He said it clearly, imperatively, - .h complete, forceful conviction, f c was drugged and did not know hat lie was saying ... at least, I ;..cerely hoped he didn't know. Eut Drue cried, "Craig!" in a sharp whisper. "Craiir aWia'f. do you mean" She waited and I waited, but he didn't move, or speak. . "Delirium," I said finally. "Delirium?" She seemed to weigh f At the Movie j Taking a Backward Glance TKN VK.AI'.S In appearance, Maud Chivery was a page out of the past. PALACE TueMlay ami Wednesday With a star-studded cast, hoasl-inK such names as Gene Tierney, Bruce Cabot. George Sanders. Reginald Gardiner and Cedric Hardwicke, Waller Wanger's first big production for the new season, "Sundown" wil! open at the Palace Theatre Tuesday evening. "The Battle of Marianna Islands" opens as the second !y dignified in his black coat, With intelligent, light-blue eyes. He didn't come into the room but made a kind of gesture toward me, which was a nice blend of respect and - a page out of the past. . ' But the thing I noticed mainly was the bright, inquisitive way her dark eyes peered out ot hat easels, sallow face. She gave a short kind of nod and went on and petticoats rustled as the crossed the marble floor. Otherwise, however, Maud Chivery moved with an utter and complete silence which never ceased to astonish me. You Would b sit ting in the room with faer and, if yon turned to speak to het she would be gone, vanished altogether ''from the room without a sound, tznlesa there was that faint taffeta rustle and you couldn't alwavs hear that. An unnerving woman, really . . . Naturally, I didn't then know that it was Dr. Chivery's "wife and an intimate, indeed almost a member thority. Drue said, "He wants yon. Ill stay." When I crossed to him the butler (William Fanshawe Beevens, age fifty-four, in the Brent employ for twenty-one years; so the record ran) beckoned me into the hall. "Mr. Brent," said he, "wishes to speak to you. It will be only a moment." Well, of course I could leave. Drue could stay with our pa Outlook For Poultry Ami Dog show is oo4l Entries coming in for the Clinton poultry and dog show, to be held at the foliseum December 17th to 22nd. are encouraging, according to Secretary James E. Johnson. The stale show for Black Langshan is to be held fn connection with the Clinton show, this year, and this promises many fine birds of this breed. It is customary for the organizations devoted to special breads to hold their state show, annually, with some outstanding local show. Another fact Mr. Johnson points to is the fact that some Black Langshans are coining directly from the Chicago coliseum show, one of the finest and greatest to compete in Clinton. Leon ;uinn of near Paris, is reported to be improving after an at tact of t he grippe. WAIiANH ttuitay. Monday al TiiewlBy If advance reports are true, there are laughs galore due Sunday at the Wabash Theatre when Paramount's "And the Angels Sing" hows in with a cast of foul-heavenly honeys and Fred Mac- that accelerated operations have created Hew production problems for the Navy. He expressed confidence that the progress that has been made will not sap the nation's determination to carry on with every means that can be mustered. No American, who is able to understand what is taking place in Europe- and in the Pacific, can fail to appreciate the magnitude of the war effort in which this nation is engaged. Only the military and naval experts, cognizant of the demands of modern warfare, can estimate the enormous amount of material required to conduct successful offensive operations. Ordinary Americans, however, ought to be able to understand and appreciate the policy of our war leaders, who seek, without equivocation, to save lives by the lavish use of material and ammunition. We would not attempt to convince our readers that a failure to buy a war bond will mean the lack of guns, planes, tanks or ammunition. On the contrary, we are firmly convinced that the Government will make it certain that our fighting men have what they need to do their job. We would say, however, without fear of contradiction, that a nation at war must have unlimited financial support from its people if it is to continue to make a supreme belligerent effort. A Government of a country, like a private citizen, must pay for what it buys. Obviously, there is a possibility that a modern government, facing a tremendous war, might run out of cash. This would be true of the United States, like other nations, if it were not for the loyal support tient. The butler added, "W ill you come this way, please 2" and started off down the hall. of the household for she had been We went downstairs, making al .iO TOIl.tV Stu) Sale OjH'ns Tickets for "II Never Rains" the junior clasR play to be presented at -the rapitol Theater Dec. 1. may he reserved by mail until Dec. 8. nceordinK to an announcement made today by the class sponsor, Miss Alice Meyer. Communications should be addressed to the high school. Those who do not secure tickets at the school may reserve them at the Capitol Theatre Monday afternoon. Dec. 10. at 4 o'clock. The junior thespians, directed by Mrs. Cecil McWethy are rehearsing daliy tor the profluction. (terovery Show At Hillrrest Tonight One of the most ' interesting features of the last summer's Indiana State Fair will be brought to Clinton tonight lor free exhibition to the public at the Hill Crest Community Center. The proRram is scheduled to begin at 8 o'clock. Visitors to the fair will remember the Recovery HuiUling. the modernistic structure jtifit west of the Administration Building, popularly known as the "Alphabet House." It was the first presentation in the l'nited states of the attempt begin made by t lie government to effect economic recovery, aid employment and distress. So great was the popularity of the exhibits, recovery officials decided not to tear down the dis most no sound on the padded steps. all but its mistress (ordering the household, hiring and training servants, getting Craig off to . school The great hall with its black and I Murray. Co-starring with Y red I are Betty Hutton and Dorothy I Lamour , while featured players Dir.na Lytin and Minii Chandler j comprise the sister quartette of i the Angel family, presided over and seeing that he went to the dentist, acting, even, as a hostess for Conrad Brent on occasion) duritur white marble floor was empty, except for the butler and me. 1 thought fleetingly of the state trooper; if he had been about I would have told him of my patient's words, delirious though I thought at least, I pre by Raymond Walburn as Papa Ange). the long years of Conrad's widower-hood. I checked her down then aa another member of the Brent house it, still watching him fixedly, and to arrive at some secret rejection. "Why would he say that? If it's delirium." "Why wouldn't he?" My voice was still a little hijrh. "They say anything in delirium. Who's Claud?" "That's Dr. Chivery. The Chiv-erys are very close friends." it didn't help much; if there was any remote and fantastic grain of Oninn Plant6 For best results. -onions require a well drained, fertile soil. Many com-nierruil growers use a ton of commercial fertilizer per acre with a liberal amount of stable manure. Farm gardeners should use at least 7 quarts of fertilizer per 100 feet ot ferred to think they were. When I inquired very casually, the butler said that the trooper had concluded his inquiry and gone. "It was merely a matter of rou hold and, candidly, one not likely te raise its level in point of general attractiveness. Then Beevens had opened the door and was ushering me into the presence. (To be continued)" 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 tine; customary when there is an accident with a gun," asserted the but agamst truth in Craig Brent s woras, wnicn Heaven forbid, Dr. Chivery wasn't the man to do anything decisive and the man to do anything decisive and ler. He gave me a fleeting look from , . row. well mixed with the soil, side dress with 3 to 4 quarts 10-IM0 lertilizer, agronomists ge?t. 10-II-10 lertilizer, agronomists ge?t. them. Hosts who have this in mind could put small gloves on their pet's paws. them. Hosts who have this in mind I Fug I HAIR - BREADTH HARRY , f WELL ME P8ETTV CL,CKr-.e SALUTE ... ""' . OU.TJ BB SlRE! ID rORG0TTN MDU I cOi.OXX . JAlIVTUEQ THAN N ifllrr JtSS f uu MARRV ME NOW OR :VC tS ( C00LWr ANSHEB ! VJEUL.HER6 ARE J whiCH SuALL rRV UCLK - W 1 frl TCFF r I 74AT LAST MEFTV CHECK OF v. JiS J quite ALONE V fr 0E 11 IOOLD 6IGN1 A , ftOURSELF UNDER TEN PEET Of aiA.1 of the people who, with the Government, have determined that our fighting men plays completely, but to trans shall not suffer because of a lack of weapons and supplies. It is worth noting that the nation doe? not attempt to make people at home pay for the protection that fighting men give to their property. No general levy upor wealth is under consideration, although, obviously, the greater the individual's wealth, the greater is the protection enjoy form them into a traveling: "show" which could be brought to those who could not attend the ' fair. ' Besides the exhibits, motion ; pictures of work-relief projects ! throughout the state will be J shown. ; Personals Miss Duane Short of Nor'h j Main Street spent yesterday in i Terre Haute visiting her mother, ; Mrs. Nema Short. Mr. and Mrs. Max Haskell. Mr. j and Mrs. Henrv Heaton and lit- ; tie son, Lewis Wright, Mcs. Wil- i liam Duck and Mrs. Kdna Fil7- I sininion:- spent last evening a' 1 -KVr . , m2rr fel Pr' .fofla y & 1 1 locks ukselimpa was VQjgjrJj ed and the greater the benefits that will I CAN'T- MR VMELL. POSE TfLLIE the TOILER YOU'RE THE II HEARD i HE DOESN'T HE TO b- ' SIVE UP ywuR JOB? LlNDELL'S MY FOR ME ANY MODEL I WAWTl YOU WOULDN'T v i . i BOSS Qnt;ri HOW? FOR MY MASTERS PAi WHAT HE PIECE accrue from a successful war. Certainly, if either Germany or Japan conquers the United States, the wealth of the nation will be confiscated and, in plain language, this means the wealth of individuals. The United States asks its people to lend their money at a fair rate of interest. Under the Selective Service Law, men are drafted from peace-time lives, trained in the art of warfare and compelled to risk their lives in defense of the nation and its people. To finance the war, however, the ' Government does not draft capital. It only asks that those who are able, lend some of their money, to be repaid with interest. Compared to lives lost, the capital loaned to the Government is nothing. We urge all readers to make a prompt response to the Sixth War Loan appeal. The word must go out to the world that ' this nation is in earnest in its wars, that its people are supporting their fighting men and that every American who risks his life in battle has been given all that money can buy to strengthen him in the home of Mr and Mrs. Carroll Short of Vermillion. III. Dr. and Mrs. W. .V. Kelly of Itlarlcnrin Street have gone to Mnuntoursville. Pa., v here they will visit Mrs. Kellv's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Mcllenrv, Doctor Kelly is to go on a hunting trip, ilso. Mr. and Mrs. Homer .tames ami family, who have heen living on the Clinton-Terre Haute Hoad for about a year, have moved back to their home on Cronipton Hill. Mrs. Guy Hriggs has returned to her home on Rlackinan Street after visiting nt the home nf her son and daughter-in-law and family. Mr. and Mrs. Kay Hrigrs of Indianapolis. Tor a few days. Miss I.enore Merrimah has returned to hT home on Hkn'knian Street after visiting with relatives of near Danville. 111. POPEYE . ZTl riOHERE ARE 1 I I S- " I I GENIUUOINE GALVANIC PAINT ) ! . Jf)t) VEP? OUVE?) (r)(IJUST) C 5?EMOVR &8 ABOTTLE- ) , Tget this paint oFFMEp ' - -vc ( ) (Vp- -JjnEIjr l- f?V), dJi -xovo-S J-'lfA Ttt'KVTV Vt-:li4 Ht TOKAV ltfHrt ll.allli ;hiK Setiinc club reports the first health The Current Events and Arts honds sold in the cause of sup Chicago President Roosevelt in a message to the CIO convention: "There must be no let-down in production to support those who are proving that united free men can defeat any enemy." porting the county nurse's work, as follows: Clinlon Kxehanee riuh tin. J V Hnhh. tr, bond; M.irEan FiitlMiriutn. I:i in seals; Mi Marie Ferctsnn. $3 in seals: J. 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