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ne » II " ' ' is like paying B-BUT YD' BOXIDALL D'fcESt OP D'ROUNS. I KNOW. IT WAS TORCHiR TOO" BUT 1 DINT DARE TLBTON --ALL THE SPORT WRITERS WAS THERE. BUT MAN GOODNISS WE GOTTA TELL MISTAH KNOBBY AN'RAV. D6Y COMIN' IN RIGHT AWAY. HOf NOT A WORD/VOUSE PROMISED/ THEY WUNT LET ME PIQjHT.THEY'D CALL IT OPF-- CO'S DEY WOULD. AN © Mi-Nfliight Syndicate. Inc. By Ham Either W CANT DISAPPOINT THE FAIR AN' THE FANS. HOT A WORD/ *mrH AH NEVAH J KNOWEO 1 NOBUOOY ^ LIKfi YO' NOSSUH Tfce Daily Messenger Kt m*^mft*lHm CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING EtfXS AND REGULATIONS TXfttePHONE 887 - Classified are accepted over the tele' and the cash rate la _,,,,. providing bill Is paid wttHn 10 days to date of bill. GLOBING HOUR-- Copy received m to 10:00 A. M, will be pub- Awd the same day. ERRORS muCtte corrected by fJKt day M the Publishers will not be responsible for more tlgui one Incorrect insertion. HASES--PerJine per day: IjSay 12* cash, 24* charge. mays, 10* cash, 20* charge. Oajv, 8* cash, 10* charge. 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The oath rate applies It p*tt within fen days from date CLASSIFICATION INDEX ^dividual classified advertise- are -arranged under the ·ar-feeadings and clas- " ANNOUNCEMENTS-2 1-- Special Notice £ 8-- Lost and Found Si 3-- Personal . ,, ac 4-- Pratessional Service * 5-- Wwifcd't* Buy - · = 6-- Foods C SA-- Swaps 5 7-- Female JWp - 7A-- Help Wanted £ I-- Male Help £ 9-- Agents Wanted c 19-- Situations Wanted AUTOMOTIVE-- ll-T^Utomo^Ues For Sale ~ 12X4techuifcal Repair 5 13~A«e«orto$ and Tina r USINESS SERVICE-- 14--BeaBty Shops ·5 IS -- Contractors S 16-- Miscellaneous Service £ 17-- Repair Service = 17A-- Painters - Carpenters ABM SERVICE- SI 18-- Farm Machinery - 19-- Livestock = 20-- Pet Animals 5 M-- Eggs and Poultry T 22-- Plants and Seeds fc 23-- Farm .SnppH" - 23A-- Farm Prodocis ^MERCHANDISE-- 24-- Articles For Sate r 24A-- Typewriters " 24B-- Boats and Supplies - 2f-Coal and Wood - MA--F«\ Oils £ KT--Machinery For Safe 2 a--Mwkal Merchandtoe ^ I»--Radio Sales * Service TIENTALS- ~ K-ApartmenU Par Rent - SI--Bomrtinj HovMf - W--Famished Rooms - 33--Hotels and Restaurants ,, 34--Housekeeping BMMI - 35-H*aset For Rent - M--MhccHaacavs Far Rent - 37--Resorts and Cottages £ 39-Wanted U Rent - 3SA--Auction Sate* w »--Stores Fw Rent JKEAL ESTATE-- 4f--Bvsteesa Opportunities *" 41--Easiness Property I 4*--Farms and Land a 43--Bonsos-Far sate - 44--tats Far-Sale ~ 45--Money to Loan - 46--Wanted, Real Estate - 47--Real Estate Exchange - 4S--Lt«al Naticea ANNOUNCEMENTS Lost and Found LOST-Three new rugs from truck- two wool and one congoleum--Sat- urday afternoon between Rochester and Canandaigua. Reward. Telephone Genesee 1080-J Rochester. 47 Midvale Terrace. Wanted to Buy WILL PAY cash for all kinds of used furniture. Tel 77-W, 687 or 620. «8-3ltf ATTENTION MR. FARMER ! WANTED - 5 cars of good alfalfa or clover, also 2-cars wheat straw. Phone 137 or 538. W. S. Buck, 18 Niagara St. 3i-61tf Daily Messenger UP-TO-DATF Summer Patterns, 15c WANTED - Leather collapsible carriage in excellent condition. Phone 103^R. 48-74 WANTED - Pigs and shoats. Tel. 134. X24-73 BUYING wheat, rye, beads. J. W. Walker, Phone 292. · 23-60tf Antiques Wonted-Carriage, lamps, brie-brae, till old antiques D--3. 1 t Am fft^M EMPLOYMENT Female Help WANTED'- .General liouseworker, with knowledge of cooking 2 in family. Call 1052-W, Cdga. xl8-72 CAPABLE Protestant woman to care for semi-invalid, woman. Phone 105-B for particulars. 23-72 8 Male Help WANTED - Experienced solderer. Apply Lisk Mfg. Co., Ltd. 46-76 Agents Wanted 9 WANTED - Man with car for profitable Rawleigh route. Must be satisfied with good living at start. Sales way up this year. Write Rawleigh's, "Dept. NyG-lOO-lOl, Albany, N. Y. x41-74 Situations Wanted 10 WANTED - Threshing, prices rea- jsonaWe. EarlJHack^heshire. 95-72 : AUTOMOTIVE ~ TAKES 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 Ad»! · Phone 897! Ask for an Ad-Taker! AUTOMOTIVE Automobiles For Sale 11 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 PLYMOUTH deluxe sedan 1935 FORD 1-2 ton pick-up 1935 GRAHAM sedan 1934 DODGE coupe 40 OTHER USED CARS TO CHOOSE FROM AT 125 and up. A. w. mm 25 Ontario Phone 138 1933 NASH 2 door RIGNEY fc NETHAWAY 327 So. Main St. Phone 148. 50-72 BUSINESS SERVICE Repair Service 17 ANNOUNCEMENTS Automobiles For Sale 11 1937 CHRYSLER 4-dr. trg. sedan 1936 CHRYSLER 4-dr, trg. sedan 1936 CHEVROLET town sedan 1935 CHEVROLET sedan 1935 OLDSMOBILE sedan 1937 PLYMOUTH deluxe sedan 1935 PLYMOUTH deluxe coupe 1934 PLYMOUTH coach 1936 TERRAPLANE coach 1936 FORD 4-dr. trg. sedan 1936 FORD tudor trg. sedan 1935 PONTIAC sedan 1934 PONTIAC 8 cyl. sedan 1932 DODGE 1 1-2 ton trfc, stake 1932 CHEVROLET 1 1-2 ton truck GEOROfi D. McGTJRK, Shortsville ROOF INSPECTION FREE-Let us cheik up now before serious damage results. Slate, asphalt, etc. Pontius. Phone 505-W or 195-M. 49-72 FARM SERVICE FARM SERVICE Livestock 19 SOW with litter of 9 pigs. Lewis Gillett, 1 mi. east Chapin. X18-72 HAMPSHIRE RAM LAMBS- Reg. pure bred; singly or in lots. T. J. riargrave. Phone 1097-M. 21-72 FOR SALE - Good family Guernsey cow, 5 yrs. Hardy Rossier, Bristol Roa'd. X24-72 MERCHANDISE" MERCHANDISE Articles For Sale 24 BALED HAY TEES - Binder twine. J W. Walker. Q3-54U' LEHIGH CEMENT - Beacon feeds. J. W. Walker. 63-54t. Typewriters 24A TYPKWRITERS FOR RENT Ribbons and carbons for all machines. HUTTON-S BOOK STORE. 42-72 Household Goods 25 CHINA CABINETS, davenport tables, stands, kitchen ware, glassware. Carter, 24 Coy St. 47-72tf iBREAKPAST SETS, davenport suites, wicker chairs, gasoline stove, radios. Klingman, 29 Bristol St. Phone 687. 45-72tf RADIO PROGRAMS DRESSERS, beds, stoves, etc. EMERSON, 16 Coy St. Phone 438- R. 36-71tf Radio Sales Service 29 FOR SALE - Cabinet radio in perfect condition. Cheap. Mather Seed Store. 35-73 EMERSON RADIOS in walnut, ivory, green or red, $7.95 up. 50c a week. HUTTON'S BOOK STORE. 42-72 RENTALS Articles For Sale FOR SALE - 9x12, 17 02. filled, wall tent, $15. Fish and Brewer, Inc. Phone 104. 15 Bristol St. 17-72 BICYCLES, $23.95 up. Bradburn's. 38-75 FOR SALE - Small size, two wheel girl's bicycle. Call at 63 Granger Apartments For Rent 30 St. 20-72 ATTRACTIVE 5 rm. heated apt. Unfur. 28 Greig Texrace. 42-75 3 RM., heated, fur. apt., reasonable rent, near P. O. Phone 27. 9-69U 3 RM., apt., fur, pri. bath, pri. en- i trance, heat, hot water, newly decorated. 64 Bristol St. 27-95 35 SINGLE and extension ladders, a few odd extensions at bargain prices. Davidson's. Phone 69. 30-71tf EASY. ABC and MAYTAG washers, $49.95 up. Terms. Bradburn's. 39-71 os ELECTRIC FENCE. 110 or 6 volt, $8.50, guaranteed. Stanley Wooden X24-75 COMBINING, reasonable, oats, barley, alfalfa, beans, timothy. Wes Collins, .Cheshire. · X24-76 FARMERS ATTENTION - The David A. Platt Co.. buyers of hay and straw, will open a new office in Canandaigua soon. We are in the market for a large quantity of first cutting alfalfa and clover, second cutting out of the field. Temporary address, Canandaigua Hotel- Phone 970. . 40-73 LAUNDRY OUTFIT - Complete, $49.50; Speed Queen Electric Washer, 1 years' supply of soap, ironing board, electric iron and twin metal tubs. Be sure to come in and see this exceptional buy. PECK HARDWARE CO., 120 SO. MAIN ST. 37-73 PHONE 818 for auto or home radio service. Bradburn Bros. 38-75 BINDER TWINE, $3.20 a bale. We sell hay rope. Get our price. The Mather Seed Store. 80-56tf BUY OUR clear cedar screen stock I when you want to make screens. i Priced low. Davidson's, 64 W*est I Ave. 30-71tf WINDOW GLASS - Putty and ex- I pert Glazing. Coy St. Hdwe. Oo^r* evenings. 34-72 NEIGHBORLY by Oscar Hitt Sptcial Notice EXfCRT repairing on to coats; ·ttf dressmaking. 25 Gotham St eooer of Court St. GLAD BLOOMS, Sweet com, home taMog. Mrs. Sttachan, Oorham. T*t 15-Y-ll. X4-70 WAITED - Amateur Jitterbugs to compete at Playhouse dance con- »«*r Apily .*wt. Manager, Play- holfce. before Friday. Ju3v 28. * 43-74 , J^ fOtt S . $330: washing, TSc. Bulger, Sinclair Station. 22-93 SALE - Sand, gravel, cinders; Aone 468. James Vitatone. BANTAM SWEET CORN 453 N. Main. Phone 806-J. 44-72 Lfft and Found PBR9ON is known who took Twl*r-B*bf from house at wl St, Sat. If returned no * win be asked. X41-72 \NMYTHAT BURGLAR! $29.38 TER TWIN' THIS THING.'/ -THAT AIN*T A REPAIR BlUL -- HE HELD IT PER RANSOM \\\ -- STILL ABOUT THE GARAGE BILL * WFi r !'l"';! I ' If'": Houses For Rent 1-2 DOUBLE, modern. John Schoen, 94 Adelaide Ave. Tel. 896-M. 5859-64tf 1-2 DBLE., cor. Pearl and Telyea Inq. W. Kisor, 560 E. Lake Rd. X18-72 REAL ESTATE 169 ACRE dairy and stock farm, fine cow stable and milk house, selling Grade A milk. Extra good house, recently remodeled, electricity, two mifes out on hard road. Price just reduced to $3,200 or $19 per acre for a quick sale. See it now with its splendid crops. NEW BUNGALOW, main highway, bath, electricity, furnace, fruit, chicken houses for 1500 hens. FLORENCE TRICKEY Canandaigua X41-72 Wanted, Real Estate 46 WANTED - Cottage lot. either side. Reasonable price. A-5. Messenger. X41-72 Radio Schedule TODAY WHAM--ROCHES TEH (Timr 1 Daylight Saving) :00--Club Matinee. NBC -45--"Midstream." NBC ·00--Rhvthm Romance, NBC :30--Let's Waltz :45--Social Chronicle :00--Nrws : 15--Your Family Mine :30--Bill Rogers--Sports :45--LowclJ TJioma-s. NBC :(W--Easy Aces. NBC :K--Mr. Keen. NBC :30--Tomorrow's Headlines :45--Ray Kinnrv Orch. ·no_"Tbe Inutile JWorv." N^r 30--Inforajalion Picas*-. NBC nn--Mrtodv and MadJM*= NBC 30-Tnae Story Tain?. NBC «»--"Mr Dislnci Attonwv" ·w-ObaTjf j, BarocU Orch . NBC · :00--News -13 -Nobri Sif.op3 Orch . NBC :30-- Rjelwd Harnber Oix-h. NBC 00 -.Ian Savin Orrh NBC 30 Oorrr OlM-51 Orrh . NBC (Time Is Eastern Standard) NEW YORK (#·)--A Sunday after- J noon series of farm programs, as, lun by Charlie Stookey, have their beginning on the CBS network this weekend. They'll be known as the! "Country Journal." | Generally, the half-hour broadcasts at 4 c'cloek are to consist o f ' interviews, farm conditions and oth-' er agricultural data. They will originate from various sections of the country, with Stookey providing also a survey of the particular territory from which the program comes. The opener is to be put on at Cleveland, where the World's Poultry Congress will be under way. Stookey, who has been handling a similar series of KMOX, St. Louis, is a farm broadcaster of ten years at the microphone. I Jessica Dragonette, long - timei singer of the kilocycles but whose I vocals for the last year or so have! been confined more to the concert stage, makes a radio return on August 18 as guest girl for Raymond Paige's 99 men and a girl on CBS. . . . Mrs. Paul McNutt and her 18- year-old daughter Louise are interview guests announced for Let's Talk ! It Over via WEAF-NBC at 12:15 P. M Friday. i Tuning tonight : WEAF-NBC--NEW YORK 7:00--Johnny Presents 3.00--Battle of Sexes j 7:30--Frank Gannett on "Spend-j Lend CiisU" i 8:30--Alec Templeton, pianc { 9:00--District Attorney 9;30--Uncle Walter's Doghouse WABC-CBS--NEW YORK 7:00--New U. of Chicago series,! Human Adventures | 8:00--We The People , 8:30--Bob Crosby Swing I 9:00--Hal Kemp Music | 9:45--Armchair Adventures I WJZ-NBC--NEW YOUR 7:00--Inside Story (west repeat 9:30) 7:30--Information Please I 8:00--Artie Shaw O/chectra | 8:30--Story Time i 9:00--If I Had A Chance Interview: What to cxpecO Wednesday: WEAF-XBC--NEW YORK 12:45--Words and Mu^ie 2:45--Guiding Light 5:00--Arts In the News CBS-Chain 2:00--U. S. Navy Band 4:15--Rep. T. V. Smith on Books 5:30--Enoch Light Orchestra WJZ-XBC--NEW YORK 11:30--Farm and Hone Hour 1 -.00--Roy Shield Revue 4:00--Dance Music 8CEN SO FA* AWAY FftOM HOME THE OpOs ARE HE NEVER WOULD HAVE UN0RIDLED HIS WAU.ET TO THAT EXTENT. PETER* GRUMBLING ALL BUT DROWNED OUT THAT tMCTTLWa FENDER/ v- | . |, , ,,, ·^ t-- n^i IB»I. I,,,,, ··PP^»»^»»l^M^P^«j»^»»»Mp_^_____^_^^^^^^^^^^^^j^__j|^^^ML.MM^^»^M»MM^^^***MMM»^P^*MP^dWg*TMHn^ Jal "^^ srxnAv C.VESTS CMFTON SPRINGS - Mr and I Mrs IJTU-JS Dirndl. ST.. of l ^ r l l ; Mr and Mrs Carnifl I and daughter. Margaret, of Rffd Comers: Mr and Mrs Thnina«. and uranddaughlfT June of Phelps, Mr and Mr Prank Shoemaker, of Oliilnn 1V-- Mr and Mr^ Lmn. Van and rhildrrn. Paul ant3 ,7vm of N'nai1i ,pcm Si)nris"v ' Dif I home of Mr and Mrs Prtrr Van De Voorde. on ll:e Port Gibson rond i On account of Ihr lar^r rnimbr r f^ 1o«nsl; fnt^rinc the Umlf'fl Slat'4, f^om Mrxiro thi? year, addili^nal (u.Mom*; inspectors wp^e ompioven, it intemationaJ boundarj' bridges. Sc:ne Wednesday short waves: GSF GSD GSB London 6:25 "Pygmalion" Part 1: HAT4 Budapest 7 Hungarian Songs; DJD Berlin 9 Festival Play=: TPA4 Paris 1C:20 Message from Paris. WEDNESDAY WHAM--ROCHESTER (Time Is Kajiight Savins) 630--Morning After 7.00--News Reporter 7.15--Tonic Tunes 7.30--Farm Bulletin 7.45--Kindly Thoughts 8.00--Pete and Joe 8.15--Vocal Vogues 830--Swing Serenade 8.45--Tower Clock Program 9.00--Hoosier Hot Shots 9.15--Women Only 9.30--Young Dr. Malone 9.45--1 Love a Mystery 1000--The Man I Married 1015^Josh HUtgins of Finchville 1030-Jack Berrh and His Boys 1045--Houseboat Hannah 1100--Mary Mwlin J 1.15--Vic and Sade 1130--Pepwr Young's Family 1145--Meet Miss Julia 32.00--Hal of «ie Day 12 05--News Reporter 1215--Kidoodlcrj, 32,30--Nat. Farm and Home Hour 1,30--Al Sipl 1 45--Phil Brilo, Songs 200--Betty and Bob 215--Arnold Grimm's Daughter 230--Valiant Ladv 245--Bfltv Crocker 300-Safely Rally S15--To be announced 345--Amanda Snow, songs 4 TO--Cluh Matinee -4 4S- -"Midstream" 5 00--Charles Barnett and On-h. 53f»-l«-rs Waltz S4S -Buck Rogers 6 W) Nra? 1 ; Reporter 615--Your Pamilv and Mane 63fl Bill Rowrs, Sports 4S-7jowe.il Thomas 700 Ea«v Aces 715 -Mr. Keen 730--The Good Will Hour ft 00 -One Man's Family 8.30--HoWby Lobby FOUR BLIND DATES By Edwin Rutt Chapter 35 The Chiader'i Chance T HE Chiieier had *n irupiration. It was a fascinating pouibility and one which might, by not too great a stretch of the imagination, lead to peace and security for his declining years. And though his stay at Saltair Acres had been* both brief and fraught with tribulation, he had formed an attachment for the place. Therefore he decided to gamble splendidly. He got to his Feet and moved majestically to an obscure corner-of the room. He was just in time. A knock sounded on the door. "Dipsang!" cracked an imperious voice from without. "Are you here?" The next instant the door was flung open. The Chiseler, standing grave and silent in his out-of-the-way corner, perceived four individuals in backfield formation blocking the doorway. In the quarterback position stood a slight, testy-looking man whose lips were torturing an urilighted cigar. At left halfback was a tall, rangy young gentleman who seemed amused by something or other. The position of right half was filled by one of the prettiest girls that the Chiseler had ever seen. And in the fullback's place rested a bulbous individual. The quarterback spoke first, as is customary. "Dipsang," demanded the quarterback, chewing furiously on the eigai, "what has been going on here?" By now Mrs. Dipsang had hoist ed the Dipsang bulk to the Dipsang feet. "M-M-Mr. A d a m s ! " she exclaimed, unnerved. "I--I thought you were in Europe." Richard Craftonbury advanced into,the room. The rest of the backfield, getting the signal correctly, moved with him. "Europe be hanged!" said Richard Craftonbury. "I came home looking for peace and quiet. I walk into my house to find it all lit up like a gambling hall and some kind of infernal corroboree going on". And I haven't been home ten minutes -- not ten minutes, mark you--before some confounded blackguard sneaks up behind me. hits me over the head and ties me up in my own smokehouse. And what I want to know is who did it? WHO DID IT?" "I--I really couldn't say," said Mrs. Dipsang, in great distress. The Chiseler, in his corner, nodded. So this was what had happened. He wondered how on earth Coletti or Dorothy, or both, had come to get their signals crossed. "What's that?" exploded Richard Craftonbury. "You can't say? What in heaven's name is wrong with people around here tonight? Doesn't anybody know anything about anything? I'm going to . who in the dickens is that?" He had suddenly perceived the Chiseler, standing nobly aloof in his corner. He stared at him, eyes bulging, cigar bobbing up and down. Then he thrust out a terrible forefinger. "Who's that, I say?" It was then that the Chiseler comported himself in such manner as to indicate that when he turned crook the stage had lost a great Thespian. He strode forward with dignity, arms folded, head-bowed on his breast, mustachios flowing silkily in the breeze from the window. For a moment he confronted them. And even the red- and-white underpants failed signally to detract from the solemnity of his aspect Then the Chiseler spoke. "My name," he said, slowly and impressively, "is Dipsang. Austin Sebastian Dipsang, able-bodied seaman. I am at your service." Astounded, Mrs. Dipsang gasped and jumped, but no one noticed her. The Chiseler had commanded the undivided attention of everyone. A silence greeted his pronouncement Then Richard Craft- onbury, eyes bulging even more, cave tongue. "Huh?" he said. "Dipsang," repeated the Chiseler sonorously. "My name is Dip- sang." Sag* Of The Sea R ICHARD CRAFTONBURY regained his poise. "But I thought you were lost off--off..." "Hatteras," supplied Mrs. Dip- sang mechanically. The Chiseler turned to her. 1 see that your memory is as faulty as ever, my dear," he said easily. "I was not lost off Cape Hatteras. On the contrary, our ship foundered off the Florida keys. Never, if I live to be a thousand, ·hall I forget that bitter night The teas were mountainous, gentlemen, mountainous. The wind had teeth. We were, however, able to launch our boats. I and a few companions were alone on the--the waste of the ocean." He paused, to permit the minds of the audience to take in that graphic picture. "Well, «o on, go on," urged Richard Craftonbury, who liked tales of adventure. "What happened next?" "The storm," proceeded the Chiseler smoothly, "tossed pur little boat about as though it were an eggshell "To make a long story short, my companions and myself were washed ashore on a lonely island in the West Indian group. On this island were natives, practically barbarians, who informed us in the sign language that the place was out of the course of ships and seldom visited by them. This proved to be the case. When I tell you that we existed there for nearly nine years -- virtual Robinson Crusocs--without sighting a sin- 1 ft 00--Hor^c and Bijzgv 930-Idra Mart 10.00--Kay Kyser 13 00--New* Reiwr1r 11.15 -Lawrence Well: and Orrh. 1130--Richard Hjmber and OrdJ. gie vessel, you will have some k... of the isolation ot the spot to wliidi Providence -- ahem -- relegated us." "Doesn't sound reasonable In this day and age." objected Richard Craftonbury. "The sea," said the Chiseler, "is vast and mysterious. We were off the beaten track, stranded, without means of communication. To conclude, we were rescued three months ago by a fishing smack which had been blown off her course. This vessel brought us to Jacksonville. Florida. Eventually I made my way to New York where, through relatives who had believed me dead, 1 was able to trace my wife. And tonight'we are reunited, after these long ana--er --wasted years. Gentlemen, 1 am s man of sentiment. This--this occasion is too much for me." He produced an handkerchief and blew his nose violently. After which, ostentatiously, he wiped the corners of his eyes. Richard Craftonbury, having nothing better to do, lighted his cigar. "It's a saga." he said. "So it is," agreed the Chiseler, mastering his emotions. "Funny I didn't read about it in the papers," said Richard Crafton- bury. The Chiseler smiled tolerantly. "I presume that the press wa not interested," he said. "You musl remember that we were forgotten men from a forgotten ship." "Well, since you're here, man, put your pants on." "I had been on the point of retiring," said the Chiseler, with extreme delicacy. "Retiring? Ha! Anybody who thinks he can sleep in this house is crazy." And then, all at once, Richard Craftonbury paused, assailed by a terrible thought which drove all others out of his head. 'Coming Home' N 'OW that he considered Dip- sang's fantastic tale, he told himself that he didn't believe a word of it. It was far more likely that the fellow had merely deserted his wife for a few years. Mr. Adams knew his sailors. They had girls in every port. Doubtless Dip- sang had been amusing himself around the world and had only come back to his wife because he was down on his luck at present. But that didn't alter the fact thai he was back. And in all probability, he would waat to remove hii wife from Saltair Acres. And that, Richard Craftonbury vowed silently, must not be. He paled at the very thought of it. Mrs. Dipsang was the best housekeeper Mr. Adams had ever had. He must handle this matter with care, however. He must conciliate Dipsang, treat with him. "Well -- er -- Dipsang," he said, "now you're back in civilization, what are you going to do?" "My plans for the future," said the Chiseler, adhering rigidly tc the truth for the first time since entering the preserves of Saltair Acres, "are vague and indefinite." "You speak as if you'd had some education," said Richard Crafton- bury. "I assure-you," the Chiseler said, "that I had an excellent education. I was being groomed for the clergy. But, a headstrong boy, I went counter to the wishes of my parents and ran away to sea. I regret it now, of course. But too late. Still, I will pick up the broken threads. I will find work of some kind." "I'll tell you what you ought to do, Dipsang," said Richard Craf- tonbury enthusiastically. "You ought to ally yourself with some good, sound company. With a going concern." "Precisely," agreed the Chiseler. "I had something of the sort in mind." "I have it," said Richard Craf- tonbury. "I'll find you a berth on one of our tankers. Second mate or bo'sun's mate or something." Behind his magnificent mustachios, the Chiseler paled. He was distinctly not a lover of the sea, except in fancy. As a matter of fact he had once been violently ill on the Staten Island ferry. However. he declined the offer of the job on the oil tanker in nautical manner. "Avast there!" he said now to Rirhard Craftonbury. "I'm done witb. the sea. You will appreciate, I am sure, that after my harrowing experiences the sight and sound of the ocean sickens me" Richard Craftonbury snorted. He was not accustomed to having jobs he offered turned down. "Well," he said grudgingly, "what suggestions have you tc make? Some provision for youi future has to be made." The Chiseler smiled inwardly. It was extremely good of this irritated gentleman to be concerned for his future. Now, if the gentleman were prepared to lend a sympathetic ear to a little proposal that he would put forward presently all would be beer and skittles. It is strange," he said, "how. every so often, a place or a--«r-- location seems to twine itseli around one's heart Tonight as 1 approached your estate and gazed at your broad acres and stately trees, I experienced an unaccountable feeling of belonging to them. My limited vocabulary docs not permit an accurate description of the sensation. But I stood for a moment by those magnificent iron gates at ihe head of your driveway and I said to myself: 'Dipsang,' I said, "you're coming home.'" H« stopped, rememebring that he WM a seafaring man. "Douse my to'gal- iantc, if I didn't" 1200--Duke EJlinglon and Orch. 0--Larrv Clinton and Or:h. Off Mfssenrc-r UP-TO-DATE Dimmer Patterns, 35c.

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