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PAGE FOUR THE DAILY MESSENGER, CANANDAIGUA, N. Y., FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 104S The Daily Messenger Published cvety n f l - s n o c i i p\i-cpt Sunday, Messenger Building. 20 Phoenix Street, by Canandaisua Messenger, Inc. Floyd W. Emerson. editor and publisher: A. C. \Yateibury, vice-president and treasurer; William H. Hawlcy. advei living manager. Phone, Business Office £ ,' . News Room · · · · tSJh sn?S KITTION KATES By tho Carrier in City Delivered af your dour.' 21 coals p»r u o o k : iiij;lc '"py 5 con Is. Entered as seYond class malh-r at t h e I'"-t Office in Canandai^ua. N. Y., under the Art of M a i d i .",, 1S97. Hates delivered by office carrier by the year, $12; single copies, . t-.-nls. Mail rates, paablo s t i i e l l y in ad\anre. me: In O n t a r i o and \ a t o s Counties, one year, fr; r, months. S3: 3 months. SI.30; 1 month. 5oc: 1o New York state aiidio^s outride O n t a i i o and Yate-, Counties, one year, $7; 6 months ?.''. rH; :! months, 5175; 1 month, " conts; othei ac!dr."~:-;c"; in the n.mt.-vi ^ i n t c ^ cno voar. ?S; G months-. ,?1; ,'i month-;. $2:"l' montli. $]; to Canadian addiesso*. one \ c - a i , Js'J; ij inonius. i.5o, 3 montlis, $2.25; 1 month, SJ. National Advertising Uepresontalivo.s: Burke. K u i p e r s Mahoney, Inc.,-420 Lexington A v e n u e . New York City: L'O" North Wabash. Chicago; Atlanta, Dallas and Oklahoma. Member of tlir Associated Press The Associated Press is entitled exclusively to the use for republication of all the local news printed in t h i s news-paper, as well as all AP news dispatches. DER FODDERLAND Fine Family Doctors -A general practitioner in a Colorado mountain town of less than 600 population has become the American doctor of the year. Dr. Archer C. Sudan, 56, native of South Dakota, was given the American Medical Association's first annual medal for exceptional community service. In 1926 he stopped in the drug store of the village of Kremmling on a trout-fishing vacation from his Chicago University research job. A villager ran in to teii the druggist about four acutely ill children. Dr. Sudan answered the call. He discovered he vyas the only physician within a radius of 80 miles, applied for a year's leave of absence from his university post, and eventually resigned to stay in Colorado where snow closed roads four months of the year. lie has traveled from farm to farm by bobsled, and never refused a call. The runners up for the honor, Dr. W. L. Pressly of Due East, S. C., and Dr. Jacob Oliphant of Farmersburg, Ind., both have records of service to humanity comparable with that of the winner. Such recognition is splendid. Too often heroes go unsung. Doubtless the Colorado doctor feels his labors have provided their own reward, 'for he must have a sense of quiet inward satisfaction, knowing his life has been given to helping those who, without him, would have had no physician in time of sickness. He has had hard work, but he must have had more fun, too, than he would have had at his Chicago post. Personal Health Service BT William flrndy. M. IX Re*den« desiring to correspond wllh Dr. Brady *hou14 their mall to him us follows: Dr. William Brady. Dally M»wn?«»r B-irpnti. Beverly Hills. CMlf HYGIENE FOR THE YANKEE SAHARA Hygiene: Tho science of the pres-orvation of hcaltli. Yankee: Any inhabitant of North America. Sahara: Arid region. Thoso are dofinilion.s of the words as used in this column. . In earlier talks 1 have described ifying the indoor atmosphere will the Great Indoor Sahara where n . sive greater satisfaction than you hundred and t h i r t y - o d d million I may imagine possible u n t i l /on Americans v. bo can afford 't spend j have triod it, there arc two '»thor the winter. j nrnctic?! ·niggr'sHon" « hioli. I belt is not so much in the daytime lieve. will improve the hygiene of bindings, musical instruments and plants growing in the house-. Aside from .special installations or gadgets which evaporate - \ot loss than a jrallon of water a day for each room artificially healed. ! oiilier of which methods of humid- Improving Congress The National Committeejfor the Strengthening of Congress is at it again, ihis orgamzauim,. heaueJ by Robert Heller, supplied much of the pressure that put over the La Follette-Monroney reorganization bill two years ago. Now they want Congress to go further. Congress should improve its control of the government's finances, and check more carefully on requests of the executive department. It should get more help for its standing committees, not by putting congressmen's sons and daughters on the payroll, but by hiring trained people who know government and economies. There is one omission. Nothing is said about abolishing or modifying the seniority rule, which makes a man chairman of an important committee merely because he has a hold on his home district and gets re-elected longer than his fellow-members. This system made Congressman And rev.- J. May, of Kentucky. since convicted for bribe-taking, chairman of the Military Affairs Committee during World War II. Each committee should elect its own chairman, and thereby enhance its chance of getting an able man. But this change seems too drastic for Congress t.'» adopt without more pressure From the home folks. That was probably why the Heller committee dropped this recommendation out. t h a t t h e 130,000.000 suffer from the extremely arid atmosphere, because most of them do get out of any home, office, school or stor" f put into practice for the duration of ;ho season of artificial heating. it for brief intervals two or t h r e e ) The first suggestion is this: Fix times in the day. It is through the | the ceiling temperature four ieei night t h a t the exce^hely dried out atmo.-pliere docs most of ;he damage to mucous membranes, skin, hair, temper, vite and gener- abovc floor level ni 70 'leg' - pes P. for the winter and under no circumstances permit the temperature io soar higher. In a, place al health or well being, ("or d u r i n g , wlieie there is as much physical the nigh! there are no brief iv- ] activity as in a schoolroom or a | freshing intervals, as a rule. I No matter what method -jf healing be used, an outdoor atmosphere having a lempciaturc below frce/.ing and a fairly high humidity or amount of water vapor be- stoie, the temperature ceiling four ! and 40 to 30% relative hUmiu\ Few artificially heated hoi\. offices or wJiwJrwMm npprtoa; the ideal, especially in humidity most of them have only 30# _· less humidity. , ^ The other suggcsi'.on to Imptov" winter hygiene in home, school- office and store is the UPC ol cloth' window screens, as concehed by the late Dr. J. B. Todd of Syracuse. N. Y., and used.with satisfaction in schools Iheio and i lse%yhe,r these many years. In a schoolroom r.l least two of the windows 'mjh' be fitted with full sash or.half sas"h size screens made of · unblcaclied muslin. For an office one. swob screen half sash size may be sufficient. For a bedroom ditto. .Thr* screen admits some fresh air and desirable moisture, excludes .wind, I snow. rain. dust. It admits '-on| siderablc light but prevents' «vny j one from outside looking into Iho loom. It keeps the temperature of the room nearer the ideal autuiAit day temperature -- t h e ' comfort ·/.one--and so saves fuel. If you can't have such cloth screen, .an ordinary wire screen of fine niosh j may serve the purpose at leas'. r n I a bedroom at night. feet above floor level may be set at Go (o 68 degrees F. In a sickroom or a bedroom or a hospital ward, t h e temperature ceiling "our feet above floor level should be comes drier t h a n the Great Sahara · not over 72 degrees F. The more or the driest air of the California desert when heated up io i U Ji higher, as in most houses, offices, stores. . The extreme dryness of artificially warmed air is as hard -JIT. nose, throat, sinus, bronchial mucous membranes as it is on skins co:"p!cM'.o:is, f u r n i t u r e , book nearly t h e indoor temperature is kept, at these moderate levels the less the heated air will be dried out. The ideal temperature and h u m i d i t y in a home or anywhere else--ideal, I mean, for general health--would be that of a perfect a u t u m n day--65 to 70 degrees F ! QUESTIONS A ANSWBRS j Knt and Slrcp Should a child 3 year., oid-hav his hearty meal at night and go to bed right after eating? · (Mrs. T,. R. M. Answer--It' is natural and normal and healthful for any one .o sleep soon after a good meal or a ' satisfying lunch. Only certain 'invalids should not eat late at'night. , Don't, ask me who--ask your physician. (Copyright 19-18, J.ohn F. Dille Co, President. Congress Agree Taxes Should Exceed Federal Budget Cost By Cameron Dockery Awakening (Oswego Palladium-Times) Awakening, finally, to the threat ^ J i i c h the -Si- Lawrence Iliver seaway presents to the future of the Port of New York, Mayor William O'Dwyer will spearhead opposition in the metropolitan area to any plan which Congress may advance for the scheme in the present session, and will have support of the port authorities of Boston, Philadelphia and Baltimore, likewise rising again to view the plan with alarm. The Port of New York, once was energetic in furthering its export business, now has lost much of its bulk grain business, which has been divided between Montreal and St. Lawrence River ports, the Gulf ports, via the Mississippi, and Philadelphia and Baltimore, the decadence unquestionably being due to centering attention on other features of the great- city's water-front activity. The Port of Albany has been handling, through Oswcgo and the Barge Canal, the only all-water shipments of export grain, west of'the Mississippi and while these cargoes reached the sea through New York, via the Hudson, New York derived no more benefit from them than Montreal and Quebec will have in the future if the seaway is developed. Mayor O'Dwyer says development of the 2,200,000 horsepower in the international rapids section may be undertaken by the state of New York, under present laws, without becoming a part of the navigational scheme, which has been maintained in other quarters. recognizing the value of developed energy, but questioning seriously utility of the navigational project, which again makes the proposition purely sectional. Western state adherents of the project care nothing about the electric energy; eastern states are little interested in the navigation features, except so far as they are likely to prove detrimental. By James Marlow i WASHINGTON. /P -- Here's an ABC on that big load--the i budget--which President Truman '; dumped on Congress Monday. | It involves you: How much tax you'll have to pay and how the i government spends your money. ! Also it will cause so much work ] and argument jn Congress you'll · be hearing about it from now till .tune. The budget is Mr. Truman's idea about taxes, government spending anu pa.\Hi^ uu me ^ul/I.i. debt in the 1949 fiscal year. j That's the year beginning J u l v 1. 194?. and ending June 30. 1949. ' The government can pa\ its way only so long as it collects mor- money in taxes t h a n it has to pay out for expense^ When expenses are greater than taxes, the government must borrow money from banks and other , lOurces. It r u n s in debt then. ; Din ing the war the government's expenses were s-o much greater t h a n the taxes collected, ·! had io nor--ou- m a n y billions of d o l l a r ' That'- w h \ the public deb; now ,s about K2V7.non,onn.OOO ( b i l l i o n ) . · Expanses Lower The president and Congress no\\ v,ant to keep expenses lower than t a \ e ~ . so . f i n i " of :he debt can b 1 " 1 paid o f f . · i i d ; M I ^ '.s . \ . i r S '?'' i J r i i i ' s ! « O " - shut!'', t i ; - i n t ' H - I')! 1 ") ; ' - l . l ' ( ; : . T;-:\OS Tim gnviTiTioni s h o u l d cn'lo'-' P l 1 rin'i Olifi.onfl. M I - - S in v"'id 's"''.Ti)ii.(irpi'i DOM l i - . r ins a d i f i e r o i i ' - " of .Sl.HOO.nnti niiu ,n t h e i r c a s n : Public- dob' -That SI.S(i(i.O'io.f.o ! · f t - ( , ; i =hmi!ri bo used t o pa off part of ; b a t lu;g" pul)lic dohi and bring it down to 5216.000.000.! 000 on J u n e 30. 1949. j From now till next June Con; giess will try to cut government expenses even lower than t h e president figured. It tries this ! e\ cry year. j Bu* this year--the election year ; of 1948--something else is mixed ', up in this whole business. | The Republicans are bent on | c u t t i n g income taxes. Some of j them talk of cutting taxes as much as_S5.600,OOp,000. go\ernment would collect a total of S14 500 000.000 in taxes. A tax cut of 55.690.000,000 would bring t h a t down to S3S.900.000.000. B u t -- t h a t total tax of S3S.900.- 000.000 would be SSOO.OOD.OOO ( m i l - j l i o n ) less t h a n the -S39.700.000.000 Mr. Truman figured the government would spend. So--if the Republican.- .succeed in c u t t i n g taxes they'll still have to cut g o \ e r n m e n t expenses. By doing t h a t , they'd have some lax money left over to pay off so"ic c-f t h e public deb;. Note t h i s , i h o u g h : When they apeak of c u t t i n g taxes b 55.600.- nOO.OOO. the Republicans mean income tares only The don't plan til f-ui (;. l a i ' . e ' l i i e t a x on coi PO.-- .itinns. M i . T "ii ma 11 a!';o ,sa\s la.xcs can '.w c'-t . - . s h o u t ' h e go\ei nment's ' ] · ' ' · , ' a p'-nr-;.. {I".-' (}·· it i ! i- ''.;··- : t ,! t - \ o ^ ir.'-ii-i-io t . - ^ ;-:-. « M c .1! ,,i.d aiv:hc'i S i O for --;;rh of h i s He'd m r k " i t Up liy r a i s i n ; ; !li- I.-IV -..-I c i - r - i i i i a l l ' i l i s . T l ) i - Ropili.- i i ' - i i i - , sa'il ' s ' K i r ' .r.'..-,; linn- wci f . i ; ; , i i n ' i . i i - . n g t i n - t i i \ o n corpor- Wcl! ' A h a ! '··.'[mr-iT." Will t h o r o b" a tax c u t . or n o t " Xobod can t ' - l l ai t h i s p o i n t . fill oi Mew York's Congressmen Expected io Seek Re-election ~i\\ .I:iiii-s C. M i i n n C i . ! \ -- i n on': of in f i i s t o f f i c r , * ! ,\I' Sp.-rial Wa~.liiii!;i(ii Scr\ n-c . i r i - , i . !'·,(·(! an .:i.:n''('.:a l ' n n c s t i W A S J ' I N ' C T O X '.T' ft api'"'!!-' ,:··''!(;·: o! VA in ,ii;;ir!c" s'-llip 1,1.e!; t h a t f \ o i :.icnili( i of N«-w Y n ' ' l \. t^ -, · n ' . I h . n g l i r a ! Koarn\\ Y o s i . s C'o'r.;; cs.-.ional Hoiis; of [ * · - i "..n'i' i. ;i:'··vi'n!:it!. os d e l ' ^ a t i o n v.ill .stand | K'-.'un''.. - a \ s r ,;;\ 'ias told h i m '.01 11.-Heel .on nil-. I M , . ! I" 1 · a i; , !'· ,-idi .11 . !c. VA'-. a f f a i l : Xf.v V o i k Ji"!isc dclfgal.od ,n ;: " · n i i n a i i ' 1 " '-·'".. ' U K ' l / i a ! h 'i ' c ' - ' l i b »··· Voi K o i l \ i - o n i i ;-;).-:l "ill of ''·!. ,.1,1 if .1. K a b u l , a i no. . :r. - . "i i i - - .i.i.c a M a t e - i i - ···.!·· . .. ., : p , : " ''·ir, r: ar. I j . - - c \ I - ; - - , call'-'! .1 j " ,011 ·· ; i ' U " ' s . " i n pi-'-ial r ' l - c l i i i i i ' «-h 1 7 ',· f i l l t h e I t ! i . n i i ^ l : o l l i o " f f l t a p e ' -,' i n - \ ']·'·· ' i j . ' j j ' l i i u i i i a l n i-, I ' i ; , j i , ' ' t i n - i - f f " ! r . · ! ) - . s of t h e S'-nal'- is f l i v i r i o f l 'I h o t o i i ; i o l I l n - | i - - f i n i n ! i - ' - ( P u t , t o i n t r o a - , ' '. '( - »' r \ ; , i , ' l i n i l l I! 1 .")!. K";;t::i- | !o .'-·J)))t f-»'o,j;n C ' H i n J l l C 1 - , no.'. ;_1 «i:i i: . ..-: M 1\" n---m ;. cai ··; m ia-.! c a i I p.rny t h o m a i l i i i g of a package Looking Backward Intcrc-.ting i t e m s t a k e n f r o m t h e files W" Hiu U a i l \ .Messenger 111, 'Z~i and 30 \cars agu ' Ten Yea"- Afro ! -Ja:uiar\ 10, 1938 There w e r e :'l b i r t h s . 21 deaths, | and 7 marriages reported for De- i cvmbor b\ Guy M. Raines, registrar of v i t a l statistics. Among: the h i r ' I i - ; 'v..--e' l ' h ' - l l s E l a i n e H a i g h t . R o n a l d Gordon Van H o u t . Carol G i c c n . S . i K i t e r o Buononno, Noble Dern Madison. Roberta Evelyn Gloria 3iae Wheeler. H e n n e i l a Kr-lv.. I-'iancia Xorbert Kline. Brad- Icy S'-iiavt French and Roger Douglass Morrison. The Red Jackets f i n a l l y hit their .stride by \ \ ' l i n i n g a game from Er- \vay's Specials 21 10 17. Xate Fail- 'T -..o^ liigli w i t h n i n e points, and R. A : d e l l -ecorci w i t h six points. T-.rcnty-fivo Years f a n t s a r y Hi, 1.023 O'.n.'ndaigua'.s w i n t e r colony in ?t. P e t e r s b u r g , Fla. v\-as increased by t h r 'uri'T.1 of 11. lesidcnl.s. A m o n g t h e arrivals arc: E. L. Beebe. Clinton Beebe, M i n a Bccbe. I. D. Ehvcll. Frances Fake. Mr. and '':·-. C'laiio-i I ' e r h a m u s Mr. a,nd Mi.s .\ K Pi'i'.'or. M i . and Mrs. E. } ^'. i c ) r l j i " d . and Miss Mildred \v r ,,,r!ford. l:illcd in clash w i t h at Bochum. R u i i r ·mds of French The oubl" b",;an . \ I t ! i a dash hetv. oon '.''. ,·.! , l i - ' s a n d C ' ^ n i P i u n i s t t. T h e ' i p n - ! i r (imr.i.mdor said it was nccC;?ary for the French troops to i p o n ' f i r e t o disperse- t h e c-iouds. I'"ifty Y'"~rs Ago i \Yci-l'. «l .Jiin-.iJir.v !'^. I K J f f | If C'inai"iai"u.i .'.ants to hold I ; t s li.-'f'e fri'tr- t ; , i , '-alley, her bi'si- -o , n-.en v. i l l -i.-- t h a t t h e r e I-. a "·"cr " n i l i o r - d c o n i v c t i o n a t S t a n ley. C a p t a i n George Ilickox who ro- ·"p'k [,-.-- cd (MS 11.11(1 b i r t h d n j - was 'n t h r - \ i l l a g r - Tuesda\ I r a n s a r t i n g i i i i ' - i i i f - s a n d g r c e t i i u r a c q u a i n l a n - 'l'!n- · ' · ! - . t a l c . I f a s l t i o r r : li.ipf 1.1-. m '.n linj/iii .'·(( i i o u i i 1 i.incc. .illti Hi'- now g i i l has d'-' ided to adopt i t . The new g i r l . 7i"\v as to sly]'- - i n d f i g u r o v. ill be a sad hlov. Io ' h e drc-ss reformer, but a d e l i g h t 'n l i i o F i e n i l i couluri'.-to. Piic w i l l !.a\'- a ,rnal] i a p o r i n g waist, great'.\ ox ; igg r 'i af'd hi[)^ and a bust a ' r i f l e h i g h n r t h a n it was. Her i . i i i . . i f t o : it Ins sv.-olled out from ' i ' % in;)-,. . l i ) cling t o the figure ':ii!l it i caches the kn^cs, and ! i'- 4 i f l a i o m an a s t o n i s h i n g man- r c r u n t i l tho hom is i cached. Chapter 18 A STUNNED silence filled the little drugstore. Conversation died as though a switch had been turned cutting it off. All eyes were centered on the small barefooted boy who stood in front o." Pam Carter. Sensing the effect of his startling announcement he began to swagger a bit. He tucked nis grubby thumbs in his overall suspenders and scratched the back of one leg with the foot of the other. "I said Constable Binny wants you . . ." he repeated. Pam nodded and slid off her stool. "I heard you. son." Brent, who had been buying adhesive plaster, crossed to take her elbow and together they left the store, the small boy strutting im- . \ - j v . o i..n,; ! · ; eh ,. in; t ion of m a n y t l i a l p i c s r - n l i musi accom- Uep. A b i a l i a m .1 M u i t c r ' D ' . H i O ' k l y n .siirce-^H in C'uigic.s.s !o 1 .00 A. P.ayfiel. no'.i f c d e i a ! j u d g e foi i!ie eastern d i s t i i r i of New Vo;k", has one o! the longest hio- iion an "Tiio i t - q u i i o m c n t tr.a: poi-ons n.u-,1 f i l l ;ut a ! )t of foi ms, s.mph !o m a i l a package t o n foreign ( ) U i - . ! : \ is l i t t l e .shot; of i l f l i c i i - lou ." I\c-a;in,; says f'ne German French Jroop-. rrapleU-'v :n i Grange Holds Card Parties "Binny is not exactly the soul of discretion, is he?" Pam observed. "Hardly. Unless for some reason he wanted it made public. 1 suppose in a village like Cove Point there's no such thing as a secret." "Well, it looks like the whole town is in on this." Pam gestured toward the end of the dock. Most of the workers had come out of the sardine factory and were gathered in a knot. Two men were working s winch used for hoisting cargoes from dories. The wheel, badly in need of oiling, turned now with a rasping shriek that vied with the pene- t r a t i n g cries of seagulls overhead. It was a grav day. The ocean rolled in in sullen leaden swells, slapping against the DiJings and not breaking until they were^almost on the beach As Pam looked toward the end of the pier and saw the winch l i f t a sodden inert bundle onio thr- warped n i a n k i n g she knew this wa~ ?. scenr she would always remember Brent's fingers tightened on hn arm. His fac" was grim 'Think vou can gn through with f hi?, Pam?" She shot him n quick rueful lit- fle smil". "T sort of have to. don't I, pet? Don't worry, can do." Chapter 19 DAM wab not as surprised by Constable Binny's words as he Evidently had expected. She had reached the conclusion in the tower that the strange man in manner's clothing had been murdered so what difference did it make if it was done with a bullet :r a bludgeon? But Brent's jaws set rigidly and when Binny asked him if he. owned a gun, he sworo softly and announced he'd never used it. Binny examined it at the cottage, muttered something noncommittal and warned Brent that he'd better obtain a permit. When he had gone Pam settled herself before the firepiacc and leaned back against Brent's knees. "Darling, there's something pe- tuliar going on around here and we're mixed up in it" "Nonsense, Pam! Our only con- But when the group parted for her and she gazed down at the dead man lying in a widening pool of sea water, she wasn't so sure. The pier lurched sickeningly; she shut her eyes and swallowed hard. "He's not a pretty sight, ma'am, but if you'll just take a quick look." Constable Binny kneeling by the man's head peered up at her. The onlookers held their breaths. So still was it that except for the seagull's cries, the strain and creak of the pier in the tide and the water from the dead man's clothes seeping through the cracks and dripping into the ocean below, there was no sound. Pam bent lower and opened her eyes.... Three days of being battered by relentless seas had done their work. Pain's glance crept from the shoes UD the wet twisted serge trousers, over me iorn uiut.- shirt and pea jacket to the pasty bruised face with the blurred sightless eyes. Even in prolonged death there was a cruel uplifted sneer to the rigid mouth. She nodded quickly. "It's the same man." Then she crossed to the side of the pier and gave up t v « so recently enjoyed chocolate s_ .a. W HEN Pam emerged'from the wave of nausea that had swept over her she realized that a jacket had been put across her shoulders and that a worn cool hand was holding her forehead. The jacket was Brent's but the hand belonged to one of the women cannery workers. Her calm gray eyes met Pam's- sympathetically. "That was an ugly sight for ye to look upon, Miz Carter." Pam managed a feebJe smile. "1 d i d n ' t know I had such a queasy tummy, thank vou for helping me." "One of the ladies is bringing ye ?ome hot coffee . . - that will strrngthin yer stomach." Pam stared at her curiously. . "Didn't it bother you?--seeing that--that dead man?" that there'll oe the dead to doughnuts something connecting man with Clearview " Brent ran ms ringers through her nair. "Look Pam. let's not borrow trouble. We came up here for a change and to write a book, remernbT? Let's talk about something else." "Okay, we'll talk about the dance."' "What dance?" "The one we're going to tomorrow night." Brent groaned. "Now listen Pam, Cove Point social life doesn't interest me _one iota. I don't want any ot it." "Don't be sUiffy, Brent This is a harvest dance to raise money for a new church organ. Mr. Crabtree asked us especially; we can t offend nim." j Cfn;rres.:n;)l d . i t d o M . j I .Vul'er. ;'. fo: met !ru. pa s i n e 1 · ! | Holcomb .aiC' , ' i e i n i p o . l a n ; o \ i : n - , in hi j !'i K , date. . . . ! M R S K l W A U i M K ' A K T H Y ,! i.- M a i o! fie;) An- ' f ' i ^ i D I)!(;ok!\ n. ! SO:IH-I.S KAI.-S only his name, p o l i t i ' Mi.ss .laac A l l e n . Rochester, was cai i i f f ' i i a i i o n and noinc ( i t . \ a weekend Blips' of Uiss S t o p h a n y Wonder if the Russian diplomats are ever frivolous enough to do crossword puzzles? H t p . Kcinoid W. Kea.'nc.-- ' } ; . . (;!·'.eisMlle. (;iie of the top-iankm;: :;v;ni)"r- of the H o u - o Vote-ran*- j · .ni!ii",e(. says he is l a v o i a h h :n-,p:ev.ed by C a i l R. dray, the new head o) Die V'cteian.- adnnnis- t r a ' i o n . Kparnc-y say.s ho liko, t h e "rut Peters, Lima, is in New York ' h i s of Gray's jib" and t h a t ho "talks (week where Mr. Peters is spnakini; s U a i g h t from t h e shoulder." al a convention. Mi-s H l d i t h M. Parker is spotvling :ho week w i t h Mr. and Mi.s. Waller I.ood in Ponn Van. Mi.s- boiotin Boylan. IinfhoM."i. spent ' h e weekend w i t h Mr.s. Zadie H. Boylan. Nick LakU aoc-ompaniod by Sam KA.ST BKOOMKIKLD - The | ·f"ond in a -.erie.s of card parties · ponsorcd by t h e East Bloomfield Grange was hold Friday pveninjj with Mr. and Mr.s. Stanley O. Stcele. Honors were awarded a.s follows: Porlro. George Proctor. IJcrbcn Dixon, Mr.s. Joiin Mahar. ! A r t h u r Morclcrai. and Mrs. Ray Thomas; oOO. Mrs. Leon Thomas, and Mr. and Mr.s. Ward Sucher. Plans wore made for the t h i r d in tho series to be held .Tan. 21 in j C'-iciii^o Iliill. A ;jai)La!;i: yjppcr I v'. i l l pr.'Ti'cic c a r f U and dancing, i K:iho-ri L. Taf w i l l art as chairman cf t h e supper assisted by Mrs. OPOIRO Saxby. Miss Helon Mahar, M i s . Hay Thoma.s. and Mrs. Ward -Suchor are in charge ol cards. Gorham to Collect Taxes Jan. 20 and 27 GORHAM - K a t h e r i n e Wood, lax collector for the town of Gorham, will he at Mnrtin's store Jan. 20 and 27 to receivo taxes. Taxes arc received w i t h o u t foe.s during the month of January. nection with it is covered the body. that you dis- . and the man was a stranger to us. His death was probably the result of some local grudge that's been building up for years." "But he's a Pointers too." stranger to Cove "Well, maybe someone in Machias will recognize him. The people around here arc pretty isolated you know." "Just the same I have a feeling . . .'' Brenl blew smoke rings that drifted into halos above Pam's head. "You and your feelings!' he snorted. "You're simply determined to involve us in a mystery." "This isn't wishful thinking, Brent,--it all adds up." She stroked Zarathustra's sleek whiskers and for a moment her i rises seemed to reflect the green lights m the cat's eyes "I slil) think that car followed us to the Connecticut line. When we gnl here, what did we find? --that Luisa Marcl nad explored Clearview from top to bottom. J don't think just plain feminine curiosity would make'a girl pry tip boards and file through a window lock. And I'll bet you dollars Pam and Brent it was in- congruour to see light stream- T° J Cl... 0 ,. ,, ng from the basement windows of the s e d a t e meeting-house church whose nanes had seemed to eye them disapprovingly the day oi their arrival. Holding a dance in its lower floor seemed to be taking an unfair advantage of the puritan structure--it was almost sacrilegious. But it was the only si-able room in town and Cove Pointers were not fazed by moral issues when they acted : good cause. ' Trucks, wagons and buggic! were parked beneath the still lush trees and laughter mingling with a strident fiddle emerged from the basrmcnt. With a sigh Brenl handed a dollar to the ticket taker and they passed m- side. The room was crowded am warm. Chairs, arranged agains the walls were augmented by a few pews Al one end refresh ments were being sold and at the other nandmadc local product, were oacked by an elaborate harvest display of pumpkins, cdrn in the shock and scarlet apples. The room smellcd of pine. Brent took Pam in his arms and they nerged with the dancers. Pam saw Luisa Marel jog by ;n the rigid grip of Mr. Crabtrec. She appeared hot and annoyed; her fce had lost its Mona Lisa The older woman sighec. "Most of us have seen the sea cast up its dead many times over. We never grow used to it but we're always grateful when it's someone we don't know." -, The cool gray eyes looked seaward and Pam knew she was staring at the descendant of-generations of women who had,paced the widow's walks of 'New England houses waiting for a glimpse of sail--women who had watched;« fishing fleet depart for the Grand Banks with a prayer knowing'-in their hearts that some one among those men would not return. Another woman arrived with a pot of steaming coffee and Pam gulped the scalding liquid gratefully. Brent came' up a moment later, his expression was aiMomif. "How are you feeling now. pet?" "Better, thanks to these Jcirid women," she said a bit snoruy. He -grinned. "Biny wa»- determined to talk to me and he wantd to s,peak to you some more." -Pam's stomach seemed to iurn over. "Oh Brent I couldn't face that sight again. It's just toomuch." "Don't worry, he's under canvas now." Clinging to his arm, Pam .approached the tarpaulin-covered mound Constable Binny; ,-n'uV brown ^yes turned up lo-her-almost sheepishly. , , "Sorry to have upset^vou ma'am, but you were the only petson'that could-identify him. Tell'-me now, where did you fay ' the wound was?" - ' " - · ' Pam shut her eyes, seemg-again the corpse in the. tower room; "1 don't think L said definitely^ Constable, but the man was lying face up and there was a 'pool oi blood under his head. I supposed some-one had struck him from behind." "1 see." Binny's lids came together speculatively. "Wai, that's right. But he was shot,'not struck --there's a bullet hole in the'back of his skull big enough to run a marlin spike into!" (To be continued) Dasstvity and taken on the pained ook of one who is having her pet orn stepped upon. Brent swung her in a half circle ind Marv Norbrooke and Adam Warston came into view. They were staring into each others eyes oblivious of the irritated dancers effected by Marston s careless guidance. °air chuckled and tarted to comment to Brent when a hand tapped her shoulder and she found herself staring into the dark laughing eyes of Anthony Rossi. He maneuvered her expertly nto a less crowded corner and grinned down at her. He -a.as very landsome in a heavy-featured sensuous manner. His profile reminded Pam of a repititiuus figure she had noted in one of the fa- nous Bacchanalian friezes in -a Roman temple. "I was hoping you'd show up. Mrs. Carter. I have such 3 weakness for --cd-heads. especially natural ones." Sh.: smiled impishly. "What a« I supposed to say; Mr. Rossi?" "Make it Tony." Pam's brows lifted a fraction "I don't usually call men of mys tery by their first names." "Men of mystery?" "Ummm. Who are you? Why arc you in Cove Point?" His obsidian eyes seemed to grow inscrutable then suddenly they twinkled with humor. "Have you tried very hard to find out? . "Not very.'" she confessed, "But I did ask Constable Binny when we passed you on the road that day. He said you wre a sporis- man and that you drove too fast. Naturallv 1 agreed witn him." He laughed and held nor nlmost too close as he bent to whisper-"I represent a sportsman's sy;n~ dicate. I'ir. scouting this section of the country looking for.a suitable property for a hunting lodge ; "Then why be so secretive? ( . "Because I don't, want to oc pestered by every farmer with some valueless land to sell--Does that satisfy you?" Pam nodded. But it sounded too glib. She was certain Anthony Rossi had planned his lie well in advance. (T» be tr I

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