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PAGZFOTTK ' THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD STOTOAT, DECEMBER «,- ISST inminsrtlk Berald !i LETTERS* Established July 4, 1892 Published every afternoon (except Saturday) and Sunday morning. Entered as second-class matter in the Poetolfice, Brownsville, Texas THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD PUBLISHING COMPANY 1263 Adams St., Brownsville, Texas MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The'Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use of for publication of all'news dispatches credited or not otherwise credited in this paper, and also the local news published herein. Subscription Kates--Daily and Sunday: One Year -- $9.00 Six Months $4.50 Three Months J2.25 One Month , ...;. .75 TEXAS DML7 PRESS LEAGUE National Advertising Representative Dallas, Texas, 512 Mercantile Bank Building. Kansas City, Mo., 306 Coca-Cola Building. Chicago, HI., 180 North Michigan Avenue. Los Angeles, Cal., Boom 1015 New Orpheum Bldg., 846 S. Broadway. New York, 370 Lexington Avenue. St. Louis, 502 Star Building. San Francisco, Cal., 318 Kohl Building. Embarrassing Question ' - Jim Reed, the form_er senator from Missouri, seems prepared once more to display his penchant for disagreeing with Democratic presidents. Interviewed at Memphis the other day, Mr..Keed expressed grave doubts about the wisdom of the present monetary policy. ; "We are heading for trouble," he : said. -"What is to become of the millions who invested their honest earnings in* bonds and notes? It will be well, before people .talk theEWTOR Editor/Herald": ' : · In your issue of the ; 16th. of this month, you brought out pictures and an article about mistreatment of political prisoners under the Hitler regime. Among other things, the article stated. that the prisoners have to be several feet apart. 1 ·The picture · shows the. rtrisoners marching close together. In the December 26th issue you have a picture of Hitler with a whin in his left hand, and his hair parted on the left side.-Hitler alway* parts his hair on the right side. The newspapers, in general, always bring stories about Hitler misrepresenting the facts. Hitler's profession was not house-painter or paper.-hanger. He was a small artist who earned his living honestly. He is not the only one who has worked himself up to be a leader in Europe. There ar e Mussolini and Stalin; and ihow about out beloved- Lincoln? Those men must have had ability to be leaders. "His Charlie Chaplin moustache and his soap-box oratory" are not the reason for his success. President Von Hindenburg's words are "I love this man Hitler just like my own grandchild." There is very good understanding between Pres. Hmdenburg and Hitler. The so-called "private army" of Hitler was not made by him, but developed out of the battle between communists and nationalists. Many of those nationalists lost their lives under the deadly weapons of the Iixlive Churches of repudiation, that they know the results which will'be communists. The mysterious fire of visited nn wirinws. old men. and everv class of rjeorjle." H?! P.l'fM?? T as Proved to be visited on widows, old men, and every class of people. This is a perfectly sound warning, and it is just as well that the dangers of inflation be emphasized while there is time to avoid them. Unfortunately, however, some irreverent soul may feel called on to inquire what became of some of the millions who invested their honest earnings in bonds and notes--South American bonds; and Insull notes, for instance--back in the eminently sound days of 1929. Nazi Sterilization Hitler's Nazis, who stress the need f o r - a - v i r i l e and healthy body of citizens in Germany, seem at least to have the courage of their convictions. It is announced in Berlin that more than 400,000 German men and women presently will be subjected to sterilization under- the Nazi law for the prevention of diseased progeny. Here is action of a kind which eugenists and other scientifically minded folk frequency have urged, but which is so drastic arid which 'involves so many factors about which our knowledge is not yet complete that most nations have shrunk from it. But not the Nazis. They are determined to establish a sound and active race in Germany; therefore, no one who has physical or mental defects which he might transmit to his descendants will be permitted to have children. The law is severe and inflexible--but it is -at logical and courageous. least Showdown Wanted It might be a good thing for everybody concerned if .the courts finally should have to pass on the argument between the National Recovery Administration and the Weirton Steel Co. over election of the steel company's employe representatives. As General Johnson said, when steel company officials; refused to let NRA men supervise the election, "If we haven't authority, \ie sooner we find it out, the better." This is perfectly true. Sooner or later, in the working out of the recovery program, the exact extent of the NRA'S powers must be settled by the courts, once and for all. The settleemnt /night just as well come now. Then, whichever way it is decided, the NRA authorities at least will know just where they stand legally. And so will the rest of us. The 22nd Amendment It. is worth -noticing that the proposed child labor amendment/to the federal constitution now has been ratified by more.'than half of the required number of states, to insure.Jts adoption: When the Maine legislature approved the amendment and sent it to Gov. Louis J. Brann for his signature, 19 states had put their approval on it. Here is a nissue which the press of more immediate considerations should, not cause us to forget. The NRA codes, io be sure, pretty largely have abolished child labor; but the job is only temporary, and it is incidental to the accomplishment of other ends. By putting the amendment in the constitution, the exploitation of child labor with all the costly abuses that accompany it, would be outlawed for good. the beginning of a communist revolution. About the terror acts against Jews: The fact is that not one Jew was killed. Jews who flocked to Germany in large numbers from Russia and Russia-Poland by the declaration of war in 1914 had to leave Germany and man war profiteers tried to leave the country- Jews or no Jews--and many committed suicide from fear of prosecution. This revolution in Germany is known as the most peaceful revolution the world has ever seen. Mussolini certainly -doesn't like to see Germany and Austria" united because of his fear of a strengthened neighbor, on account of the injustice done to South Tyrol. Europe should be thankful to Hitler, who stopped the dangerous power of communism in Germany. If Germany were in the hands of the communistic party, all Europe would, In a short time, be communistic. The above is a brief, comment on the article in your issue of the 26th, by Milton Bo-oner, NBA sen-ice staff correspondent. I could and would be glad to give you further details regarding Mr. Hitler and his activities, as I am personally acquainted with him. Yours very truly. Dr. H. Drucker. president. Deuteoher Vereln of Rio Grande -Valley. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 9:40--Sunday school, W. E. Col lins, Supt, 10:35--Morning worship: Organ, prelude. Doxology. · . Invocation. Gloria Patri. Hymn No. 102. Superintendent's report. Hymn No. 120. " ^S Offertory. : Anthem. . · - ' Sermon theme; by pastor: "Speaking in Tongues"--Acts 2:4. Hymn No. 169. Benediction. : Organ postlude. 6:30--Baptist training service. 7:30--Evening worship: I Organ prelude. B. T. S. assembly anthem No. 471 (director in charge). ' Prayer. Hymn No. 242: " . . · IS,''Miscellaneous. '·'·.'?·' "E-~ Hymn. No. 158. . ''' Offertory. Special No. 462. - : ' Sermon theme by pastor: God's Help for Hindered Souls"--Gen. 5:7 with Heb. 12:1-3. Hymn No. 309. Benediction. Organ postlude. The morning theme will be a reverent but faithful exposition of what we are warranted in believing on the subject according to the New Testament Scriptures. There will be no derisive or cynical attitude on the part of the preacher but a faithful setting forth of the Word. The evening theme is^designed to help all those who have been hindered in their Christian pilgrimage, that they may get a fine start again into the New Year. The accustomed welcome awaits all who come. Oscar Lee Smith, pastor. Baria The Lindberghs are back from their flying tour of 21 nations and now will have to face their most gruelling of all experiences -- telling the women's clubs and other groups about it. Samuel Insull have picked his is reported to own receivers in bankruptcy. Uncle Sam would be glad to -let him pick a whole reception committee, if he only would come back. - · · » The only sound money that interests all of us is the kind that rings true when you plunk it down on the counter. If the pure food and drug bill is passed as drawn up originally, maybe we'll find out what there is in the baloney dollar. Dancing masters of the country call for a "champagne waltz," in honor of the new freedom. It should be. something like the old- time "Hesitation." SACRED HEART CHURCH Sunday Masses at 7 and 10 a. m. Sunday school at 9 o'clock. Evening services at 7:30 with benediction ol the Most Blessed Sacrament. ' Society Communion days: Firs! Sunday of the month, Children ol Mary; second Sunday, Holy,N«ne society; third Sunday, Alta society; fourth Sunday, Christ Cadets. Be faithful and regular.. First Friday of the month communion mass at 7 a. m. Evening services at 7:30. Confessions are heard Saturday afternoon and evening from 4:30 to 8 and from 7:30 to 9, also every morning before mass. A cordial welcome is extended by pastor and congregation to all visitors and newcomers to the city, both Catholic and non-Catholic. You will not be embarrassed by an effusive reception committee, but we will will make you feel at home in your Father's House. Gustave M. Cartier. O.M.I. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Elizabeth at Palm Blvd. 9:45 a. m., Sunday school, S. W. McKenzie, Siipt. 11:00 a. m., morning worship. Sermon theme, "Life's Greatest Opportunity." Special music by J. a Russell, musical director; Mrs. Edward Seabury, organist. Senior-Intermedia.te league at 6:30 p. m., Mrs. 3. H. Batsell, advisor. Evening worship at 7:30 o'clock. The pastor will deliver the fourth lecture in the series on "Jews and Christianity." Among the topics for tonight's-lecture will be: "The Jews and the World War"; "Zionism" and "Are the Jews Still God's ChOKsn People?" A cordial welcome awaits you at the services of this church. Emmet P. Day, pastor. pastor who will be'away until next week. The program follow*: ..Organpreludes-Mrs. B. F. Hardin, Call to worship, by the choir. Hymn, "O For a Thousand Ton gues." Pastoral prayer, Rev. B. P. Jact Anthem, "Choose Ye This Day (Roberts) with bass solo by Cap Keane. . Responsr/s Beading, Psalm Ni 51 i The Gloria Patri. New Testament Lesion. Announcements--Offering. Offertory--selected--Mrs. Hardi Hymn, "Come Thou Fount o Every Blessing." Sermon, by Rev. B.' P. Jaco. Hymn, "The Rock that is Highe than I." Benediction. Postlude--Mrs, Hardin. 6:30 Group meetings ot t'n church, viz., The Epworth High, tn World Friendship Club and th Young People. 7:30 Evening services. Prof. F _ McConnell, superintendent of th Dublic schools of Port Isabel, wil speak. A happy song service, direct ed by F. H. Trimble, will occup' the first fifteen minutes. Specia Anthem by our Choir--"Like as th Heart" (Heaton). Announcements Wednesday, 7:30 p, m. firs quarterly conference session. Rev E. A. Hunter, presiding elder, wil preach. Following the sermon, h will hold the business session o the conference. O. C. Crow, Pastor. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH 10:00 Sunday School, E, C. Dodd : superintendent. Business Men's Bible Class meets at the Queen Theater. Visitors always cordially welcomed. 10:45 Morning worship. 6:30 young people, Intermediates and Junors meet for special programs. · 7:30 Evening worship service. Bible study and prayer service on each Wednesday evening at 7:30 O. C. Crowe, Pastor. 'I SEE THE LINDBERGHS GOT BACK ALL RIGHT- ALL SAINTS CHURCH (Episcopal) Rectory--477 N. Reagan Ave. San Bcnito. As the church building was de- nolished in the storm, services are Deing held in Thompson's Mortuary chapel on South Blvd., San Benito, for the present. There will be one service each Sunday at 9 a. m. with Sunday school at 10 a. m. Rev. Everett Johnson.. LUTHERAN CHURCH Services in the junior high school auditorium at 3 p. m. Sunday school at 4 p. m. Rev. W,r.H. Stratman, pastor. CHURCH OF THE ADVENT Holy communion at 7:30 a. m. Sunday school and Bible class at :30 a. m. Morning prayer at 11 a. m. On Saints Day, Holy Communion at 7:30 a. m. First Suaday in the Month, Holy Communion at 11 a. m. Rev. R. O. Mackintosh, rector. MEXICAN BAPTIST Between 1st and 2nd Adams 9:45 a. m.--Sunday School. 7:30 p. m.--Evening service Monday, 7:30 p. m.--Women's Missionary Society.. Wednesday, 7:30 p. m.--Evening srvice. Friday, 7:30 p. m.--Young men's society. Out Our Way Williams VEH, THERE'S GOMMA BE SOME CHANGES tM TH' SHOP, BUT, YOU KNOW, I DASSErJ'T TE.U- THINGS OUTSIDE TH'OFFICE ·S-S-S-T- WATCH THIS-- THEY GOT IT FIXED UP WITH TH' OFPKE BOY TO GIVE OU NOSEY A LESSOM-- IT SEX ON THAT PAPER HE'S TO BE FIRED IN TWO WEEKS--WATCH TH 1 CHAMGE. OF EXPRESSION-WATCH THAT NOSE BRING HtM TWO WEEKS OF MiSERY. TH£ NEWS HOUMD. tasty ex xE*-soBflet mfc IMMACULATE CONCEPTION CHURCH ' ' 1218 Jefferson St. Sunday Masses, at 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 0 and 10 a. m. The last Mass is for the Sunday Sunday School children followed by a short instruction and benediction. Thursday evening at 7:30 Holy Hour. Mondays and Wednesdays at 4 p. m. doctrine class for children of second and third communion. Tuesdays and Fridays at 4 p. m. doctrine class lor first communion. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4 p. m. doctrine class for children in the Ramireno. Confessions heard daily before masses, Thursday evening after the Holy Hour; Saturdays from 3 to 6:30 p. m. and from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m.i also on the even and in the morn- tag of the First Friday of the month. Weekday masses at 6:30, 7 and 7:30; on ffrst Friday at 6, 7, and 7:30 o'clock. Rev. Jose Rose, O. M. I., Pastor. BKOWNSVELLE GOSPEL TABERNACLE 232 Eliabeth A Watch Night Service will be held at the Tabernacle Sunday night from 8 to 12 o'clock. "New Year's eve ought to find us in the house of prayer. With things growing continually worse, this coming Sunday will be the worst New Year's eve our nation has ever seen--worst in immorality and sin. It behooves those who have a. vision of the present trend of the disintegration of our churches and Christiandom to be found worshipping God or in prayer instead of in gala attire", declares Pastor-Evangelist Franklin. Sunday morning Sunday School ENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH Comer 4t3i and Levee Bible school at 9:45 a. m., Sherwood Bishop, supt., Jack Mohle, assistant. , Morning worship and communion it 11 a. m. Subject of minister's sermon-Pressing on Toward the Mark". At 7:30 p. m. the senior Christian Society will give a new year's pageant entitled "Father Time Watching the'Old Year'Out".'At the close the minister will give a fifteen minute sermonette the subject of which will be "Time the Tomb Builder vs. Time, the Life Builder." The Endeavor societies will meet at 6:30 in their respective rooms. As this will be the closing service of the year all members are urged to be present. The annual business meeting of the church and election of all officers will be held the first Sunday in January. A cordial invitation to all not- having other church affiliation to worship with us. S. K. Hallam, minister. CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE Fifteenth and Grant 9:45 a. m. Sunday school. 11:00 a. m. Worship. 6:30 p. m. Senior and Junior N, ?. P. S. 7:30 p. m. .Preaching. Midweek prayer meetings Wednesdays at eight p. m. A hearty welcome awaits all. Rev. and Mrs. R. D. Farmer, pastors. CETORCH OF THE NAZAHENE San Benito .Sunday School, 9:45 a. m. Preaching 11:00 a. m. N. Y. P. S. 6:30, p. m. Preaching 7:30 p. m," Midweek prayer service Wednesday evening's. FIRST CHURCH OF CHRIST SCIENTIST Corner Elizabeth and West Second Streets First Church of Christ, Scientist of Brownsville, Texas, ? branch of the Mother Church. The First Church of Christ, Scientist, In Boston, Massachusetts. Sunday school at 9:45 a. m. Sunday morning services at 11:00 Subject: Christ Jesus. A Wednesday evening testimonial meeting at S:nn o'clock. Reading room in the Maltby building on Levee and 12th streets the sermon will be "What Will Come to Brownsville if Men and Women Will Believe God." There will be a prayer service at 3 p. m. At the evening service at 8 o'clock the sermon will be "What Bearing has the Present Trend Toward the Coming of Christ? or Will Christ Tome Again in 1934?" A surviy will be given of the work done during the revival for the last three months. There will be testimocies of those who have been saved, or healed or have received any benefit from the meeting. John L. Franklin, pastor. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH 10:00 Sunday School: 75. A. Monsees, assistant superintendent in charge. The Business Men's Bible class meets at the Queen theater. W. R. Bowles will teach the lesson 10:45 Morning worship service. Rev. B. P. Jaco, of Raymondville, -- . . . . . . . ^ _ ^ except Sunday and CENTRAL CHURCH OF CHRIST 14th and Grant Streets Sunday morning Bible Study at 10 a, m. Preaching second and fourth Sundays. Lord's supper at 11:45 a, m. Evening service, 8 p. m. Tuesday afternoon the Ladies Bible -class meets at 3 o'clock. Wednesday evening the Bible Study and. prayer service at 8. OUR LADY OF GUADALUPB CHURCH Mass on Sundays at 6:30 and 8:30; on week-days at 6:30; on holidays of obligation at 7:30 and 8. Catechism Class, on Sundays after the second mai-S- Rosary and Benediction- every Sunday and Thursday at 7:30 p. m. mass; on Saturdays and on the eve of feast-days: from. 4 to 6 and from «:* ttt »». ' i Christian Science Lesson Subject "Christ Jesus 1 ' is .the subject of the lesson-sermon which will be read in all Churches of Christ, Scientist, on Sunday, December 31. Among the citations which com- jrise the lesson-sermon is the fol- owing from, the Bible: "Jasus »aith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man Cometh unto the Father, but by me." (Jolm 14:6.) " The lesson-sermon also includes the following passage from, the C h r i s t i a n Science textbook, "Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures" by Mary Baker Eddy: "Hear these imperative commands: 'Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which Js in heaven is perfect.' 'Go yet into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature' 'Heal the sick*" (Page 37.) MEXICAN METHODIST CHURCH I* Sunday school at 9:30 a, m, '-..'. Young people program at "10:45 a. m. Miss Eva Escobar, president. Sunday evening service at 8:15 p. m. Prayer meeting, Thursday at-8-:l! p. m. ' · Rev. F. Ramos, pastor. 13th and Tyler You doii't pay much attention to the report of a communist attack on a Ukraniau parade until.sou discover that this was in Chicago. , 11NKNDWN RIOMD By Laura L.6» BROOKMAN MCA BEGIN HERE TODAY DAVID BANNISTER undertake* to flnd oat -who killed TRACY KING, orchcutrn leader found dead in hi* hotel apartment. Biuntatcr, an author and former newspaper man, work* on the murder cane irttlr GA1NEY. ·tar reporter 2oT tlie Poat. A_mon2T those suspected of the crime are JUU3ET FRANCE, blond and pretty, Icnovrn to have visited Kins shortly before him death; HERMAN SCURLACH who wrote King a threatening letter: and JOE PARROTT, down-and- out vaudeville nctor. It 1? also known that MEI/VINA HOMES- TER, middle-agea spinster, had Quarreled with King recently. King -was engaged to wealthy HENISE LANG. MATTHEW HOI/- J/1STER, Mclvina's hrother. tells Bannister he believes his sister knows KomclHInc she i« keeping: from tile police. AI, DRV CAN, friend of King's, is found dead in a -wrecked an- - tomouilc. Bannister convinces POLICE CHIEF HENLEY that the best Tray to get information about Juliet France, in to release her and then watch licr closely. He takes her to his aunt's home, ostensibly as a guest. I/ater he learns -tthat Joe Parrott has been found. NOW GO OI? WITH THE STORV CHAPTER XXIX ^pHE news o£ Joe Parrott's ar- -*· rest had reached the Evening Post office by telegraph. Parrott had been picked up' by St. Louis police and was being held there. Already Captain McNeal had announced he would send a man to bring Parrott back to Tremont. The detective was leaving oa a night train. Parrott was wanted, McNeal said, for questioning concerning the Tracy King murder and "another serious offense." Banniste^ talked it over with Austin, Hie assistant city editor. The report that had come on the teletype machine was nothing more than a few lines saying Parrott was being held until instructions were received from officials in Tremont. "So he went back to his old stamping ground!" Bannister exclaimed. "McNeal told me Parrott was in some kind of a mix- up in St. Louis last winter. Arrested or indicted--I've forgotten. I believe it had something to do with, dope--" "I'll have Gainey check up on that," A-nstin said quickly. Austin had read Bannister's novels and admired them. He couldn't Quite bring himself to assign chores to this celebrated writer as he would have to a reporter. After all, 1 Austin was only an assistant elty editor, and a young one. "What's McNeal mean by this other 'serious offense'?" he asked. "The boys couldn't get him to say anything more about it." Bannister shook his head. "Don't know," he said. "McNeal's .got something up his sleeve. I've been sure of that for a long while. Bnt he won't show his hand. You know McNeal wasn't sure Al Drugan's death was just an accident. He told me so. Maybe ho thinks Parrott had something to do with it--" They talked for hall an hour longer, moiling over the case. Then Bannister left the office, took a street car and rode home. As he stood before the mirror in his bedroom, tying his necktie and then, retying it, Bannister reflected this was the first «ve-, niog in many that he had bothered to dress for dinner. It was, as a matter of fact, the first evening in the week lie had spent j at home. Days and evenings, too, had become very much alike. He spent them at the newspaper office, at police headquarters, now and then launching out on some wild and frnltless expedition. · * « TJANNJSTBR studied himself in *-* the mirror, frowned and grasped the ends of the offending necktie. He pulled them loose and for the third time knotted them again. He turned away from the mirror, walked to the window. It was dark outside. Time to go down stairs. Still Bannister lingered. He picked up a paper knife, toyed with it and put it aside. He sat down on the edge of the desk. It wasn't, he assured himself once more, that he had intended doing Juliet France a favor by bringing her to his auat's home. It was pleasanter for her here, of course, but that wasn't why he had done it. She was here because Bannister believed Captain Henley was right. The girl was the key to the mystery of the murder. She knew more than she had admitted and finding out her secret was the task Bannister had set for himself. Living here, unaware that anyone was watching her, she could be sure to give herself away. Bannister was pleased with the way he had handled matters. The girl evidently had accepted his story. Aunt 'Kate, likewise, had shown no signs of doubt. He had told her that Miss France was an old friend, a girl he nad known in New York. He had happened to meet her, had discovered that she was remaining in Tremont for a few days until she had news about a job she had applied for, and felt it was no more than courteous to ask her to stay with them. To all this Aunt Kate had agreed. The rest of the task was going to be more difficu". Bannister straightened his shoulders, stood up. He'd bettor go down and have a talk' with Miss Juliet France.. And he was aware, of all her trickery now! She wouldn't fool him as she had before. But there was no time then to talk. Bannister went down stairs and met his aunt in the hallway. "Oh, there you are, David!" she exclaimed. "I was just going to call you. Everything's ready to put on the table." "Has Miss France come down?" "Yes, she's in the living room. Yon go tell her that dinner's ready." » * * TTB went into the living room. ·*-*· The girl looked up from the magazine in her lap and smiled. "Good evening" she said. Bannister didn't speak for an instant. He stood looking at this s t r a n g e l y transformed Juliet France. She had put on a blouse of shimmering ivory silk, low at the throat. Always before he had seen her in green. He hadn't j imagined her wearing anything | else. The glow of the lamp light fell on her hair and he saw that it was really golden. She was still pale, but she seemed refreshed and rested. "Good evening," he said. "My aunt sent me to tell you that dinner is ready." ! A lew minutes latnr they -were at the table. Kate Hewlett had, as usual when it came to cooking, done herself proud. The roast was beautifully browned, juicy and tender. The vegetables were well seasoned, the salad crisp and delicious. But it was the dessert that was the masterpiece. A pudding so light and delicately flavored that Bannister had no idea of what it was made. There were tiny.cakes that Kate had herself baked .to go -vrith the pudding. Juliet France murmured, "I don't know -when I've seen such food! And every mouthful is just as good as it looks, too." "Let me get you another helping," Mrs. Hewlett urged. "It'll do you good to eat." "Oh, no!" the girl protested. "I couldn't eat another bite. Really I couldn't." They had their coffee and then Kate Hewlett sent the young people back to the living room. "Bnt I want to help with Hie dishes," -Juliet said. "Frederick will do them," Bannister spoke ap. "He's the house man." JTATE HEWLETT'S tone flared. xv "Frederick will do nothing of the sort!" she said. "Do you think I'd trnst my china to his clumsy fingers? I'll do them myself!" "'But please!" the girl urged.-*? "Let me help." The older woman was ' firm. "Some other time," she said "but 1 not tonight. You and David go in by the fire. 1'Jl. come as soon as I've finished in the kitchen. It won't take me any time at all." The flames in the fireplace had died away and there was little more than an edge of crimson en the charred wood. Bannister busied himself at the hearth for several minutes. When he turned he saw that the. girl was standing beside the piano, glancing at some music. "Do you play?" he asked. "A little." "I'd like very much to hear you." Her eyes raised' to his but he could not read their glance. Then, without replying, she sat down, touched the keyboard.' "I'm rather out of practice," she said. The notes were vaguely familiar. Bannister had heard them before »ome where, probably at a concert, but he bad never heard them like this--leaning back in a comfortable chair before a fire place. The girl played surely, sweetly. Bannister, listening, thought of the monotonous lapping of ocean waves against a sandy beach. The music was like that, with the melody coming in. clear and strong above tie waves. No--not waves, of course! But It sounded the way waves do. How pleasant all this was -- a warm, attractive rdom/ the firelight and the music. .Bannister drew ba bis cigaret deeply and let the. twisted, wreath of smoke escape :rom his lips. Pleasant indeed! He bad forgotten how agreeable an 1 evening such, as this could be. The music came to an end then. Bannister arose and moT«ei to the piano. "This is a real .treat," h,e" said. "Please don't stop yet!" ' The girl looked up, · smiled. There was a. mischievous, light in aer eyes as she said, "I think, Mr. Bannister, I should tell you that you are't deceiving me for a ment!" (To Be Con tinned)

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