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Canandaigua, New York
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Wednesday, July 19, 1939
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THE DA1LT MESSENGER, CANANDAIGUA, N. IT, WEDNESDAY, JULY"19,198ft · Consider good vacant property for investment. Read Real Estate Ads. ffv fcSLOOKA NO THAN' KYOUSEl»OTTA| AT CAMP THIS MORNiNi T THAT'LL DO.TOT1 SURE WAS A WORK OUT/ BUT 1 N6VER INJOYEDx- AH DON ZACKLY RECCOMEN 1 DAT,MISTAH oroe. ANYTHING AS MUCH. By Ham FUher The Ifcfly Messenger KA1* ADVERTISING REGULATIONS M7 -- Classified over the tele- pbc*e ** the etth rete is alJoHW providing MJ1 is paid wlttilCW Wilto date of bill. neetred ap ttttffll A. It, will be pub- Ihrfro'itN*' iff int d*y. CtBOIIS ami be corrected by ttfcf arose Publishers will f«ponBible for more Insertion. charge. charge. lOjf charge. 90 fl*f tontract «#, copy may Line* average words to the tat; words, containing more than-* -"Mitt* oount as two wwdtr Ttof«ash rate appUe* If paid Joan Jen. days from date of bOttaw*^,.,,. . CtaiSferlTCATION INDEX Intofcta.1 classified advertise- menfe-"***- *rnnted under the ilb-headitirs and clas- " ANHOUNCEMENTS- 1-^SpeeUi Notice »-- Lost and Found 3-- Personal {^-Professional Service 5-- panted to Buy GA-- Swaps EMPLOYMENT-7-- Female Help 7A-- Help Wanted 8-- Male Help »-- Agents Wanted 10-- Situations wanted AUTOMOTIVE-11-- Automobiles For Sale It-- Mechanical Repair 13-- Accessories and Tires BUSINESS SERVICE-14-- Beauty Shops 15-- Contractors 16-- MbiJKlianeoiB Service 17-- Repair Service 17A-- Itinten - carpenters FARMSERVICE- 18-- Farm Machinery 19-- LhMUoek 20-- Pet Animals 21-- Ecp and Poultry tt-- Plants and Seeds 23-- Farm Supplies 23A-- farm Products MERCHANDISE-24-- Articles For Sate «4A-- Typewriters MB-- Boats and Supplies 4S- Household Goods 2C-CM1 and Wood MA--Fael Oils 27-- Machinery For Sale 28-- Musical Merchandise 29-- Radio Sales 4k Service RENTALS- 3»-- Apartments For Rent U-- Boarding Howes iV^ftomfebed Rooms n-- Hotels and Restaurants 34-- fiMsekeepin; Rooms M.^Pumt For Rest M-- MfaceHaaeoas For Rent 37-- Resorts and Cottages 31-- Wanted to Rent - »A-- Awtio* Sales 3t- Stores For Rent REAL ESTATE-- 4t-- Bwiness Opportunities 41-- Bvsfness Property 42-- Farms and Land 13 Boasts For Sate 44-- Lots For Sale 45-- Money to Leu 4*-- Wanted, Real Estate 47-- Real Estate Exchange 4S-- Lt*al ANNOUNCEMENTS Lost and Found LOST - Collie. Buff and White. "Mack." Perhaps near Cheshire or Bristol Center. Notify Dr. Webster or C. L. Morey. Wanted to Buy WANTED - Horses, cattle, dead or alive. Philip Cuddebaek. Waterloo. Phone 225-J, reverse call. 84-87os WILL PAY cash for all kinds of used furniture. Tel 77-W, 687 or 620. 46-3ltf 25 WHHITE Leghorn laying pullets. Phone 186-R. 67-68 ATTENTION MB. FARMER! WANTED - 5 cars of good alfalfa or clover, also 2 cars wheat straw. Phone 137 or 538. W. S. Buck, 18 Niagara St. 31-61tf BUYING wheat, rye, beans. J. W. Walker, Phone 292. 23-60tf Antiques Wanted-Carriage, lamps, bnc-brac, all old antiques L J 23-50tf TAXES The government depends on taxes for revenue. The people of Ontario County depend on the Daily Messenger Want Ads when they want results--fast! Put them to work for you. We'll be glad to help you write your Want Ads! · Phone 897! Ask for an Ad-Taker! Household Goods Orleans MRS. SIDNEY 1 WHEAT Staff Correspondent MERCHANDISE FOR SALE - 2 used combination ranges, excellent condition, cheap for cash. Wadsworth Purchasing Co. Phone 716. 69-70 AUTOMOTIVE Automobiles For Sale 11 MERCHANDISE Articles For Sale 24 10S1 CHEVROLET coupe in perfect | LEHIGH CEMENT - Beacon feeds. Foods condition, recently overhauled. Will sell reasonable for cash. Call j CHERRIES, 3c Ib. picked, currants, j red rasp berries. Ray Maloney, E. i Bloomfield. 71-70! at 29 Perry Place. X50-67 W. Walker. 63-54t. FOR SALE - Montmorency cherries thoroughly sprayed. Bring baskets. Smart. F. Kinde, White St. x65-fc7 VINEGAR - Best for pickles. Hecker's Cider Mill. Phone 1195-R. 86-68 BED RASPBERRIES. 190 Granger St. Phone 794-J. 25-60tf EMPLOYMENT Female Help 7 CHRISTMAS CARDS - Nationally , famous line, PAY MORE MONEY. i Personal cards, stationery, unusual box assortments. Profits up to 100%. Experience unnecessary. Samples FREE. Wallace Brown. 225 Fifth Ave., Dept. 2435, New York. X96-67 1937 DODGE sedan 1936 DODGE coupe 1938 DODGE coupe 1938 HUDSON 6 sedan 1938 PLYMOUTH sedan 1937 PLYMOUTH sedan 1937 DODGE coupe 1937 FORD deluxe sedan 1937 CHEVROLET 2 dr. tr. sdn. 1936 HUDSON coupe 1935 FORD 1-2 ton pick-up 1935 GRAHAM sedan 1934 DODGE coupe 1933 PLYMOUTH deluxe coupe 40 OTHER USED CARS TO CHOOSE FROM AT $25 and op. A. w. wmn 25 Ontario Phone 138 BICYCLES, $23.95 up. Bradburn's. 79-650S WE SELL - Pratt and Lambert "61" varnish. Coy St. Hdwe. 98-68 UPHOLSTERED chairs, settees, dressers, wash stands, lounges, etc. Carter, 24 Coy St. 85-66tf OIL STOVE, kitchen cabinets, Con- goleum rugs, twin beds. Klingman, 29 Bristol St. Phone 687. 39-62tf ANNOUNCING BIG REFRIGERATOR SALE - At your Montgomery Ward Order Office. Here's a sample of the savings -- an extra big 6-cubic foot refrigerator now costs less than $100. A real $139.50 value. With every refrigerator, you get an extra security of Ward's 5-Year Protection Plan. The 10-day home trial offer and time payment plan make it easy to prove -- right an your own home -- how grand these refrigerators really are. Sale ends August 31st. 72-70 BUFFET, dining room chairs, oil stove, 5 burners; built-in oven, Emerson, 16 Coy St Phone 438-R. j 84-66tf Radio Sales Service 29 PHONE 818 for auto or home ra- ,~,,TM-. ,_ , dio service. Bradburn Bros. 78-69 USED washers, cleaners, coal ranges, coal and gas combination, ice I RADIOS, $6.95 up. Bradburn Bros, boxes, radios, bicycles. Bradburn's. I 78-69 79-650S o f . BUY TEXOLITE - The modern interior wall paint. Dries in one hour. One coat covers ordinary surfaces completely. Many colors. Economical. Davidson's, 64 West COMPLETE line new 1940 table model radios, $6.95, $7.95, $9.95, $11.95, $12.95 and $15 Pay 50c a week. HUTTON'S BOOK STORE. 94-67 ss-63tf i Auction Sales 38A GENERAL ELECTRIC refrigerators $69.50. Bradburn Bros. 79-65os [FOR SALE - Gen. Elec. air conditioning plant or will exchange j St., a full line of household AUCTION - Sat., July 22 at 1 o'clock, Bertha Woerner, exect. of the estate John Trembly will sell at the late residence at 50 Bristol i Situations Wanted 10 UNDERGRADUATE NURSE, night' duty, semi-invalid, reasonable fee. 1 BOX A-5. ^J 17 " 68 WANTED - Threshing, prices reasonable. Earl Hack. Cheshire. 95-72 for lighting plant. Reginald Brow- ' nell, Chapin. 75-70, ABC, EASY and MAYTAG washers, $49.95 up. Terms. Bradburn's. 79-650S BUSINESS SERVICE Repair Service 17 FREE ROOF INSPECTION-Let us check up now before serious damage results. Slate, asphalt, etc. Pontius. Phone 505-W or 195-M. 99-67 1937 CHRYSLER sedan 1936 CHRYSLER 4-dr, trg. sedan 1936 CHEVROLET town sedan 1935 CHEVROLET sedan 1935 OLDSMOBILE sedan 1935 PLYMOUTH deluxe coupe 1934 PLYMOUTH coach 1936 TERRAPLANE coach 1936 FORD 4-dr. trg. sedan 1936 FORD tudor trg. sedan 1933 FORD coupe 1935 PONTIAC sedan 1934 PONTIAC 8 cyl. sedan 1932 DODGE 1 1-2 ton trk, stake i WA«?HFRS ~^r7rf ri EANFRS~~ re^ 1932 CHEVROLET 1 1-2 ton truck I WASH f R .* 1 and , C ^^i^T ««. TMv-iT»/-r. T-. it^f-tro-a- cv^vfc-i-iiioI paired. All makes. Bradburn Bros. GEORGE D. McQURK, Shortsville v 79-65os niture, consisting of hall racks, book cases, elec. radio, small stands, rocking chairs. dining chairs, sideboard, dressers, beds, 2--9x12 rugs, ice box, antiques, hair cloth sofa, bruite carve chairs, cherry tables. 1 draw- stand, gilt frame mirror, corner cupboard, garden tools, carpenter tcois Many other a tides t^ J. Emerson, Auctioneer. 92-69 I USE a cement paint that will last, i Buy Flor-Dye. Great for gas sta- j tion floors. Davidson's. Phone 69. I 35-51tf i BINDER TWINE," $3.20 a bale. We i sell hay rope. Get our price. The, Mather Seed Store. 80-56tf | BALEDlFAY~TrEs - Binder twine. J Farm Machinery J W. Walker. G3-54U FARM SERVICE 18 MERCHANDISE Articles For Sale AUTOMOTIVE GRAND GAS RANGES, $59.95 in--;i stalled. Easy terms. Bradburn's. 24 j " 80-650S _ ANNOUNCEMENTS Automobiles For Sale 11 1937 CHEVROLET deluxe sedan, carefully driven, tow mileage, will j sacrifice for quick sale. Samuel R.' Levy. Atty. Phone 263. 97-69 BINDER TWINE - Plymouth. The ( Typewriters new paper cased bail. , -- -PECK HARDWARE CO I NEW portable typewriters, 43 a 120 SO. MAIN ST. 76-67 ALLIS-CHALMERS All-Crop harvesters, guaranteed to thresh your grain, feeds and beans. Only $385 delivered. Cylinder bars and shelling plates are rubber faced to give the best in performance. Insist on an Allis-Chalmers to do your combining. Phone 1077-W if you have combining you wish done. Don Howard, Tractor Parts. 63-69 COTTAGE LUMBER, Celotex, i-innples. roofinc. pam Sheetrooi: AH at Davidson's, 64 West Ave. 55-63tf month. HUTTON'S BOOK STORE. FARM SERVICE 94-67 , COMBINING - 50 acres or more. ----- j $2; 10 acres, more. $2.50; less than GOOD BUYING and selling hints 10 $3 Collins. Cheshire. X38-67 will be found daily throughout the classified columns. NEIGHBORLY by Oscar Hitt Special Notice 1UTCHEK SETS, new. $18 up. Cdga Used Furniture Market, 136 Mill 81-4605 EXPERT repairing on fu^ coats: also tfobsstnaking. 25 Gorhara St corner at Court St. EXPERT HAlRCUTTrNO - Wade * YOttButMT Shop, 4 Niagara SI. 16-69 PfKJTO FINISHING - Our cus- tomet* tell us we do the nicest wort in Canandaigua HUTTOWB BOOK STORE 94-67 KNt SALE - Crocheted bed .spread, colonial rase degn Mrs. Howard. R D. 4, Bnckvard Rd. 010 XXJ FIND EVERYTHING ?? "'··'·!/*"'«Vi s .*' «H' -It ··,., ·*-. £ *-v ( F I N D EVERYTHING ?!? I DON'T SEE / HOW FOUR MILES O'THIS STUFF CAME I OUT O' ONE SUITCASE i! -tf\ SURE YA PUT ANYTHING IN THE OTHERS? -7 VABHUfOe WANTED - Call l r »n«» delivered. Phone JW'.-A. M*Banten, Hofeomb. 88-71 $136; washing, 75c. Sinclair Station. 22-83 frmfti, cinders; James Vitalone. RENTALS Apartments For Rent 30 ATTRACTIVE 5 rm. her ted apt Unfur. 28 Greig Terrace. 42-75 i · DESIRABLE 7 room home, modern conveniences. Inquire A, W. Gilbert. 71 So. Main St. 89-68 7 RM. aj1.. also 3 rm. heated, fur, near P. O. Phone 27. 93-67U Furnished Rooms 32 1ARGE well fur lion! room, vn tral. Phone 492-M. 44-85 i Houses For Rent 33 ' 1-2 DOUBLE, modern. John Schoen. 94 Adelaide Ave. Tel 896-M. 5859-6411 1-2 D3LE. modrrn. 6 rms. 118 Hubbrll Tri 174-R 82-« ORLEANS -- Ross McCarthy. Ji.. has returned from Syracuse wh-ne he spent ten days at Boys' State m tht State Fair grounds. David E Bill of Buffalo. Is spsi.d- in;; a few weeks' vacation with his father, Ernest J. Bill. Mrs. Elman R. Cowell sunn Turs- c : ay at the home of Mrs. Carl Huir- e»- in Clifton Springs. Mrs Fanny B. Forgham. of Lyons, has been a guest of her jjsler, Mis. Jchn H. Runyon. Mr. and Mrs. Mahlon Lape, of the Clilton Springs-Orleans Roue have been in Newark, recently. Mrs. Olive Bavis was a recoil \isitor of her parents. Mi. and Mit Jchn Orbaker, of Willia;; son Miss Marjorie Williams of Rochester, is spending a three-weeks' vacation with her father. Onarles R Vvilliams and family. j Jack Kennedy recently accompcm-1 led Mr. and Mrs. Ross DccKe\ of I Geneva, to Auburn. j Mrs William P. Wayr.c Las turned alter spending a week \v he- sister, Mrs. J. L. Rr:nclds. Shortsville Mr. and Mrs. Frank ^l. Myers, of Shorisvilie, motoi^cl hc~e v ith Mrs. Wayne, Friday. Mrs. Rollin L. Wheat, Mrs. Wil-j lard E Warner, Mr. and Mrs.] George H. Cramer, have been in) Geneva recently. Mr. and M~s. Harold Benge a.iO famity, of Phelps, ha-, e been visilms their parents Mr. and Mr.s. Fred D Kear. Mr. and Mrs. Waller K. Kennedy recently entertained the:, j children, Mr. and Mis. Hoss DecKw, end Miss Marion Kennedy, ail of; Geneva; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth F Kennedy daughter, Baibara «.nd ion, Duane. of Seneca C..stlc. Mr. and Mrs. John VundeVocrp'e ar.d daughter, of th.- Ciifton Springs-Orleans Road, were recent guests of their parents. Mr ana Mrs. Charles Becker, of Clifton Springs. James Baker is spcntiirg a \vetl:| vith his grandparents. Mi and Mis j J?mes H. Feeley. of Caledonia j Mrs. Jules M. Burgdor." ar.d M-= Lsurence P. Conley. "f Clifton j Sprines. were Satuiday callers ol Mrs. William P. Wayne Mr. and M"s Frederick Douii-r sons, Norman and Frederick. Jr.. of Newark; Mrs. Thcmas Weic-h and children, Gladys. Jack rnd Mauln. and Miss Ruth Sergent. ail of Fhelps. were recent visitcrs of tl.ur parents. Mr, and Mr: William Sergent. They also called on Mr. r*:d airs. Franklin A. Sergent. Miss Marcia DeVall. accompanied bj her classmate Miss Brown, ol the General Hospital training ci.i:" in Rochester. .«pent the weekend \vilh Miss DeVall's parent. Mr. i.nci Mrs. Oliie J. DeVall. Miss Virginia Lamson and Kcn- i.eth Gaylord. of Rochester, have leen guests of Mr. and Mrs. Elbm lmson. Mr. ar.d Mrs. Walter VandeMcr- a"i. of Newark, were recent caile.-- ] r-f their parents. Mr. and Mi.«. Toll j J. Treesr. | Elbcrt D. Dcane. of Bi:ighaniM»i. j-a- 1 - t^cn ordered by h» physician to lake twc months of coi.jple'.c rc.'.l. Mi. and Mrs. Dcane wi:e form.r residents of Orleans. Mr and Mr.s. Ashley Macombcr) jr.d daughter. Shiricy snu Mis 1 ; Molly Hartmann. all rf CM«,or Sj-rings were Monday evening caller-, here, returning alter .spending a w«*k at the CnUfiidcn collate on Csnandaigua Lake. wiUi Sidiy V heat Ji.. of this place. Howard E Wcyneth has been a Ctrald M Weynclh wa,s «i rmnl f-alirr in Newark. Mr oral Mrs. Wilbur SUraan/ M3d daughter. Dorolh}. o» Poi1 Gib- ,m, 3wve been i Mr and Mrs George FOR RENT - Half double, modern, 6 rooms, sarage. 35 Granper St Applv 31 Granger St. X90-68 i Resorts and Cottages 37 FOR RENT - Small COttagp, nr«*t I ?ide. last week July, last tiro weeks FVank Kennedy, Brook St \6S-67 West Bloomfield MRS. GEORGE DUFFY Staff Corrapondextt REAL ESTATE Houses For Sale 43 BEAUTIFUL, modem home ' looking Cdga lake; hoi water heal. oak floors fine lawn, shrubs Rav W. Johnson Real Estate Co 81-67 UP-TO-DATE ite. OUTSIDE OP A FEW TIRE TREADS ACROSS HlSFAVORfTE SEERSUCKER THE CLOTHES WERE LITTLE THE WORSE FOR THEIR ABSENCE-BUT NOT SO WITH fETERS ME SPUTTERED HIS VtfV THROUGH THE NEXT 3 COUNTIES,' Cvn] Boiler, public curator M ! Oxford UnnersiU, England hen*-, ilip custom ol wing l^tiij u-l;:. iiiUodutmt; gradiiand e /or '101 j r - r.jy degree'; mH TIP"** die cut English is u^d only wnen roya.* itceives a degree. Mr and Mrs. Edwin North have been j^wM* at a family picnic at Mm* Vallev. CanandaJgua Lake. MI-.S Maud Heath ,]rained 3ier ankV r/n Monda ^lien «.he Hell from lad dor Hanry arid Harold Cor- n-h n'mbfiA of the Cavalry at Gr^-"o ni ramp at Conesus "La ):'· the wfckf-rid Man? Palmer, ol Mendon Center uAt a ircfnt guc-t of Mrs. Bertha Horton Quick action by several men saved the Shell Gas Station, managed I bv Konnrth Wilber, from serious 1 damages by fire, on Sund»y, be- fd caused by a bonfire ne*rby. Palls Tire (jeptrtment called but the blaze WAS out on their arrival. FOUR BLIND DATES By Edwin Rott YESTEllDAY While Mrs Dtp- tang mends hi* trlwsoTj. the OUselst e.Tpfuntt i/iat /ic f* u loud pareiit who (in* come to protect hij daiiphtcr from Ihe itilil p a r t y downstairs. Chapter 33 Mad Moments "I CAME here tonight," I the Chiseler. "will- stated a heavy heart. Arriving, 1 had no very clear notion as to how to proceed. A self · effacing man, I shrank from essaying to gain admittance to the house in the orthodox manner. And I was afraid, too, that a knowledge of my presence would cause my dear Lydia embarrassment. But, being desperate, 1 determined upon a bold stroke. I ascended the rainspout outside. It was my intention to slip quietly downstairs, conceal myself behind some door or portiere and watch over the welfare of my loved one. And that, Mrs. Dipsang, was the innocent and, if I may say so, laudable motive that led to my presence on your balcony." He ceased and, taking out a handkerchief, blew his nose. Then, with a delicate movement, he wiped the corner of one eye. "You'll forgive me my weakness," he added. "I am most distressed." Mrs. Dipsang was visibly affected. She forgot to sew on the pants. "Well, my dear man," she said, in a kindly voice, "you're making a mountain out of a molehill, I'm sure. You mustn't take on so, Mr. --Mr you haven't told me your name." "I have purposely evaded doing so," said the Chiseler. "Inasmuch as my daughter's reputation is at stake tonight, I am terrified at the very thought of publicity." "Why, of course," said Mrs. Dip- sang solicitously. "I understand." At this point the Chiseler exhibited a marked ability for switching from the sentimental to the practical. "How are you getting along with those trousers?" ho asked. Mrs. Dipsang estimated the repair work. "I'm about half done." Behind the screen the Chiseler fidgeted. "Without wishing to presume on your kindness," he said, "I'd be obliged if you could shake it--er --make a little more haste." "You want a good job, 1 suppose," said Mrs. Dipsang. "I can't do it if I hurry." "I'm not over-fastidious," said the Chiseler. "Just pull them together somehow and let me have them." For several minutes there was silence while Mrs. Dipsang's needle carried on the rescue work. "You know," she said presently, "when I first saw you tonight, I thought you were--well, a burglar." A pained expression appeared on the Chiseler's face. "To think of it," he said, in a hushed voice. "Oh. the mortification!" "I only said that 1 thought you were a burglar." Mrs. Dipsang said hastily. "Of course, I can see now that you're not." The Chiseler relaxed. If she were willing to grant that he wasn't a burglar, some progress had been made. But he was not out of the woods yet Why didn't she hurry with his pants? As if this thought had communicated itself to her by some subtle telepathy Mrs. Dipsang spoke. "Nearly finished," she said. Behind the screen the Chiseler sighed gratefully. Now to arrange to silence this credulous woman and depart to begin profitable work. "Splendid," he said, rubbing his hands. "But there is one further favor that I must beg of you, Mrs. Dipsang." "What is it?" asked Mrs. Dip sang. Man With Delusions fERELY this," said the Chiseler. with impressive earnestness. "You will understand, of course, that I feel a certain delicacy in having entered these premises unbeknownst to the majority of the occupants. In order to aid me in accomplishing the purpose for which I have come may I request you to tell no one here of my presence? In fact, it would facilitate matters if you were to remain in this tastefully- furnished apartment while I go downstairs and ascertain that nothing untoward has befallen my poor Lydia." Mrs. Dipsang did not reply at once. Mrs. Dipping was doing some heavy thinking. "Well," urged the Chiseler "what do you say?" All of a sudden Mrs. Dipsang': mind went back to a distant day when they had brought Ihe nor/ defunct Dipsang home in an am bu]ance. At the time Mr. Dipsang had been employed in the dock yards and some other workman busied aloft, had inadvertently dropped a hammer. The unfortu nale Dipsang had been dircctlj beneath Ihe hammer. How clearly Mrs. Dipsang could rcmcwiber the details, even after all these years Well, they had brought Dspsang home in the ambulance and Dip sang was raving. It seemed iha the crack on the head had un Bellied his reason temporarily. I had given hain those what-did you-call-ums. hallucinations? An Dipsang's had taken the form o delusions o« grandeur. For a weel he had gone about the house bab Lling of his estate in England witl its noble parks and vast cellars The doctor had snapped him ou of it, all right But she'd had terrible week, what with nstructmg an irruginjiy buL'n o servo him banquets and order- ng his groom to bring hi? h u n t e r jefore the door. And now it \vi\f scorning more and moi-e apparenl hat she was confronted by anther gentleman who labored u n - ler delusions. It stood to reason. Obviously anyone who would buspeet that lice Van ol L-VI! design. 1 upon flowering womanhood was not in his right mind. No, it was nly too manifest. The gods had ent her a man of regal aspect Jut he was a little tout-lied in the ead. And, thought M.rr,. Dipsang, t behooved her to keep him in er care for two reasons-- {1) that he had completely succumbrd to iis charming manners and digni- led deportment tven while real- zing that he was distinctly potty and (2) that she owed it to her employer to prevent a man with lelusions and, possibily. homicidal endencies from wandering at arge about the house. Therefore, she would detain him by gentle means. Then she would mrse him back to normalcy, feed- ng him carefully and seeing to it hat he got plenty of broth. "What you noed now," she said, beginning her campaign, "is a good hot cup of broth." The Chiseler could not agree with this prescription. "What I need," he said fervent- y, "are my trousers." The way to handle this, decided /trs. Dipsang, was firmly. "You cannot have'your trousers again tonight," she said, as one peaks to the clamoring child. Behind his screen the Chiseler umped and swore. Mrs. Dipsang smiled. It was only the second time that this gentleman had sworn. His delusions doubtless took a milder form han Dipsang's. When in the throes of hallucination Dipsang had frequently been wont to curse the ntire personnel of his estate up lill and down dale. "Now don't take on," she said loothingly. "In a little while you :an lie down and get a good rest, "ve a nice room for you. And see! Your pants are finished. They're all ready for you tomorrow." "Woman," said the Chiseler, 'give me my trousers." "I have told you," said Mrs. Dip- sang, with some severity, "that rou cannot have your trousers again tonight." Mental Case IN HEAVEN'S name ..." began * the Chiseler and stopped suddenly. There was no question about it. The woman was a mental case. He should have perceived it ,ong since. In all probability she was an indigent relation of the icad of the house, suffering from some mild form of imbecility. To cater to her, Mr. Adams had doubtless given her this post of housekeeper which she held in name only. Because she was nuts, [ncontrovertibly nuts. Bitterly the Chiseler cursed the cupidity which had led him to ascend the rainspout. But no use trying to undo the past The only thing for it now was to come out from behind this'screen, watch iis chance and grab her throat. Then he would have to gag her and lock her in the closet He disliked these measures intensely. But there was no help for it now. He was confronted by an inferior mentality against which subtlety would be unavailing. Conscious of the loud note struck by his under pants he stepped from behind the screen somewhat sheepishly. "I want my trousers." he said in a pettish voice. "Now, now," said Mrs. Dipsang. "What did I tell you?" The Chiseler, in a casual manner, inched nearer. "Tell me, Mrs. Dipsang," he said, with apparent irrelevance, "about how many servants would a house like this have?" "Well now, let's see," Mrs. Dip- sang computed on her fingers. "There's Mr. Matherton, he's the butler. And Marcel, the chef. Then there's Higginson. ..." She broke off abruptly, emitting subdued cry. The Chiseler, hands stretching for her throat was bearing down upon her like a ferocious species of whiskered grampus in red-and-white underwear. But the outstretched h a n d s didn't quite make it With unsuspected agility Mrs. Dipsang was out of her chair. Still clutching In* trousers, she ducked under the Chueler's arms and slid around behind the chair. "See here." she panted breathlessly. "You go straight back and sit down. Or Til scream. I really will You oughtn't lo be running around in your underpants, anyhow. Tisn't decent" But the Chisekr had made up his mind. He glowered at Mrs. Dipsang over the back of the chair. Then he made a sweeping lunge around it It was the wrong move. It had the effect of driving Mrs. Dip- sang to desperate measures. She clancrd wildly at his grasping fingers and backed against the wall. She was somewhat terrified. The gentleman's mania had suddenly taken a violent form but, for all that she didn't intend to lose him. He was a gift from the gods and it was her job to take charge of h3ni and nurse him back to sanity. But »hc cmidn't do it if he were lo repossess himself of his trousers and depart And, at this point, there was but one way of preventing him from doing precisely that With a quick movement of hei right hand, she flung the trouser* out of the window. I Study Daily Menenger Patterns

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