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PAGE FOUR THE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN THURSDAY, OCT. 19. 1939. THE LUDINGTON DAILY NEWS Trademark Registered V. S. Patent Office with which is consolidated the Mason Connty Enterprise of Scottvillc, Mich. Pnbllihed every evening, gave Sunday, at The Daily News Building, Rath Ave. ft Court St., Lndlngton, Mich. Entered as second class matter at post office, Lttdlncton, Mich., under act of March 3, 1897. The Associated Press Is exclusively entitled to the use for repnbUcatlon of all Betttt tfitpttche* credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published therein. AH right for republlcatlon of special dispatches and local news Items herein are also resetted. MEMBER OF Associated Press Audit Bureau of Circulation Inland Daily Press Association If paper is not received by 6:30 p. m., telephone 4321 and prompt delivery will be made by messenger TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION -, _. °". Ludington: By carrier ISc per week. Paid in advance: $7.50 per year, P . M« . months. By Mall: In trading territory, paid in advance, $3.00 per year: fZ.OO for six months; fl.oo for three months; J5c for one month. Outside trading territory paid in advance: $4.00 per year; $2.50 for six months; $1.25 for three months; 50c for one month. Canada and foreign, $6.00 per year. 'IT DOESN'T DO ANY GOOD' Finally, after a strange scramble among nearly 100 applicants, a successor lias been appointed for Kobert G. Elliott, the man who made a living out of executions. Mr. Elliott, it may be recalled, died a week or so ago. As official executioner for six eastern states, he had thrown the switch on 300 condemned persons. Although his home was bombed once or twice and he was the object of bitterness, he often denied any personal guilt for the odd vocation he followed. In fact, he was opposed to capital punishment, so earnestly opjwsed that he constantly gave out interviews against it. Explaining his stand, he once wrote, "I have not killed these people. You who read this and are voters of these six states have done that. You have done it through the laws you passed. You have done it through due process of the courts. 1 have carried out. your orders.'' This man who had seen so many murderers pay the penalty for their acts meditated much on life and death and the way lawmakers have contrived to restrain the impulse to kill. "It doesn't do any good,'' was Elliott's final summary of capital punishment. "There is a certain satisfaction the state gets—a sort of revenge. After all. something has to be done. "Rut we kcpp on getting these terrible criminals just the same." That is the thesis of the executioner. And in it he receives support from a multitude of criminologists, judges, teachers and other persons who struggle to remove the sources of crime. However, no one from the ranks of penal experts, lawyers, executioners or others has yet been able to find an answer to the riddle of effective restraint against homicide, which is the supreme anti-social act. Michigan without the death penalty and Xew York with it are no nearer the solution than any other states. So 41 states and the federal government itself continue to take vengeance against malefactors while waiting for an answer to the race-old question of how to take the beast out of the hninon being. Oapital punishment, they agree, is certainly an effective and understandable means of "getting even." If a person kills, plainly some equally severe penalty must be handed, out, either as life imprisonment or death. But few there are, experts or amateurs, who will seriously claim that it serves to prevent further crime. As Elliott said before he died, and as his successor will undoubtedly say before he has been at his new job long, "Capital punishment is all right as a revenge. As a curb for crime, it doesn't do any good.'' It is said that before Elliott died he completed his autobiography. It could be an interesting book. Anything he says about his clients in their last scene will be old stuff, gruesome and beside the point except to maudlin curiosity, seekers. .Hut if he wrote about his house and garden, the electric | lights for the Christmas tree and the other thing's he liked to do when he got home from his work, then he will be talking about (lie kind of stuff that really prevents crime. Assuring Yourself Hearing Efficiency WRITTEN FOR AND RELEASED BY CENTRAL PRESS ASSOCIATION SYNOPSIS . at Hill House, a New England summer resort, are amazed when Dr. Paul Rutherford tells them that hi* mother has been poisoned by a •mall drink of whiskey he thinks was intended for him. Among them are Sally Gordon, spending her first vacation there; her cloie friends. Rhoda and her fiance. Duncan; Dr. Paul's sister, Pauline; Coral Easton, Bruce Orton, Joseph Barry and Dr. Neal Peake and Josie Peake, children of Mrs. Peake, the proprietor. There has been some talk about "the spite fence," erected by Mrs. Peake's estranged sister. Miss Ivy Newcomb. near Hill House, and a recent prowler heard by some of the guests. Dr. Paul and Dr. Neal try to discover who poisoned the whiskey. Meanwhile, just as she retires, Sally hears furtive footsteps overhead. Sally wins Neal's admiration by making friends with his huge dog. Tinker. Later Josie is amazed to find that someone has ransacked her room. Still baffled over the prowler, the poisoned whiskey and the ransacked room, most of the guests start for the beach. Then Josie has an altercation with her brother. Neal, over her friendship with Alan Murray, whose mother is Miss Ivy's best friend. Josie has a run-in with Coral Easton, who is determined to marry her brother, then confides in Sally that she need* • friend. I By. LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D. HYGIENE of the ear deals mostly with the external auditory canal and infections of the nose and throat. The external auditory canal should not be cleaned or scratched by the introduction of hairpins, matches, toothpicks or other instruments for fear of an injury to the skin and the subsequent formation of small boils—one of the commonest causes of earache, fungus infections, etc. I have known the eardrum to be ruptured in this way. In Dr. Clendening will answer questions of general interest only, and then only through his column. 'two Instances I know of, chronic in- leclion of the drum has occurred as the* Yesult of the activities of ' Chronic match scratchers, ; ,. The formation of excessive ceru- , or ear wax, requires for its re- patient and gentle douching hot water. When it becomes , it must be softened before re. Call a Doctor > JUfnckiHed attempts at the re- jeJgH bodies in the ca- «t^ them deeper, even the drum. Always call a rh*» 1*ab,y gets « pea in the <1.T,' -'. .t- .: iritti «hronlc perforation and discharge should 1 water in both- _"og the rwoorand'wearing The fitst hearing aid was the human palm cupped behind the ear. Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone to help his deaf wife to hear, and a primitive transmitter of electrical nature to help his deaf mother. This was a transmitter, not an amplifier. The amplifying feature was developed by Miller Reese Hutchinson while working in the laboratory of an eminent deaf man, Thomas Edison, and characteristically—characteristically of chronic invalids—Edison could never be induced to wear one. Bons Conduct ion Only about 17 years have gone by since the introduction of a feasible, convenient and efficient electric hearing aid. This depends on bone conduction. It is intended only for those (always adults) who are victims of chronic, progressive deafness that is due to bony deposits in the inner ear. What is bone conduction? The normal person gets sound waves through the vibrations of the eardrum. In the form of deafness mentioned, the fixation of the vibratory apparatus, prevents this. But the organ of hearing is intact, and sound can pass through the bony part of the skull and reach the organ of hearing. CHAPTER TWELVE "JOSIE BARELY waited for me to say I was her friend before she began: "It's a long story and I'll have to go back years ago so that you will understand. Do you mind ?" | "Not at all. I'm interested." Twenty years ago Captain Newcomb owned this house. It had been in the Newcomb family for over a hundred years, and Captain Bill, his son, Young Captain Bill as he was called, and his two daughters, mother and Miss Ivy, lived here. Captain Bill owned the land next door where Miss Ivy's cottage is, and several other lots on top of this hill. He *iade no secret of what he intended to do with his property. This house was to go to young Captain Bill, who ran a freighter to South American ports. Mother and Miss Ivy each were to receive a large plot of land and money enough to build them each a house, for Captain Bill's favorite saying was that no one house was big enough to hold two women with equal authority unless there was a man to rule them. "His plans didn't go through. A letter came from Young Captain Bill that he had married Dolores Estes, a Brazilian. And before Captain Bill had time to become reconciled to that, a letter came from Young Captain Bill's widow that he had died very suddenly of fever. Mother has told me that Captain Bill never smiled after the news of his son's death was received. He didn't live very long after that and when his will was read this house was left to mother while the lot next door was left to Miss Ivy. A sum of money to build a house exactly like this one had already been paid to a builder, and Miss Ivy was to move from this house to- the cottage as soon as it was completed. "That is what started all the trouble. Miss Ivy was furious that her father should have left this house to her sister, even if she was older, instead of to her. She based her claim on the fact that she looked like all the Newcombs, tall and thin, while mother, short and fat, was an exact duplicate of their own mother. But there wasn't anything she could do about it, so move she did. "Mother told me she even considered offering to swap houses, but the executor told her that was prohibited by the terms of the will. Things dragged along until my father brought Neal and me here one summer. Dad met mother, fell in love with her and she with him. "When Miss Ivy learned they were going to_ be married, she would have nothing more to do with mother. Miss Ivy has always been a real old maid, and that her sister should get married almost drove her crazy. "Well, motlfer and dad got married and in less than a year he died. He had lost almost all his money. We think that was what really killed him. Mother was a perfect brick. She loved us and wasn't willing for us to go to a crabby old uncle, the only relative we had. She took every cent she owed, remodeled this house into what it is now, and started taking summer boarders. "That's when Miss Ivy built the aplte fence. If possible, she was more furious when mother started Down went the brown head into her hands and her slender shoulders shook. Menus of the Day remodeling this house than she was when mother married t'ad. She's never spoken to mother since, and she simply detests Neal and me. I don't hate her, I can't. Mother's told me so much about her that I'm sorry for her, but Neal hates her as much as she hates us. "Miss Ivy has one friend she* is very fond of. Even this friend's marriage didn't break their friendship. When Mrs. Murray, that's her name, lost her husband atyjut a year ago, she and her son came to live with Miss Ivy. They seem to get along all right, though I don't think Alan enjoys being there." Alan Murray—I thought as Josie paused. So that's how he comes into the story. Love versus the spite fence. Not a pleasant position to be in if your love is sincere. But I mustn't think of that any more, Josie was going on: "When I first met Alan Murray I didn't know who he was. We—we fell for each other at first sight," defiantly. "When I found out who he was and where he lived, I told mother all about it. She didn't say a word except: 'I'm sorry, Josie, it won't be an easy situation to handle.' But Neal was wild. He said I was insulting mother to even look at Alan after all Miss Ivy had said and done. He won't even meet him, to find out if he would lilce him or not. Oh, Sally, it's an awful mess." Down went the brown head into her hands and her slender shoulders shook with sobs she could not control. "I can't go against Neal," she cried wildly. "He's always been the grandest brother until lately, but I can't give up Alan either. You saw how he acted this morning just because I walked up the beach with Alan. Though he did tell Coral to mind her own business," she finished triumphantly. "Is Alan in a position to take care of you if you should get married?" I asked. "Yes." The brown head came proudly erect. "He owns all those cranberry bogs down there, or rather he and his mother together. He's connected, too, with a publisher's firm in Boston." "So that explains the urge to write stories," I said to myself. "Well, we all do it. I tried it once myself. And maybe she'll win out." But of my thoughts I didn't say one word. "Go on," I said aloud. "1 don't see that you've told me anything so terrible yet. With your mother back of you, why worry about what Neal says or does? He'll come around in time." "Oh, you haven't heard half of it yet," she flung at me. "Well, there's the last paper straightened out. So I'll sit down while you go on with your story." "Neal met Paul Rutherford while h* was away at schooL They've JAdd the yolks, juice, rind, salt iand butter. Fold in the whites and add the milk. Carefully pour into the pie crust. Bake in moderate oven. EDITOR'S NOTE: Dr. Clendenlnr h». seven pamphlets which cmn be obtained by reader*. Each pamphlet »e!U for 10 cenU. For any one pamphlet dnircd. .end 10 nenU in coin, and a aelf-addreued envelope (tamped with a three-cent itamp. to Dr Logan Clendenln«, in care of this paper. y^.Wrtfr^,* 1 '* "Three Week.' Reduc- inc Diet". "Indication and Constipation" "Radueiac and Galnfn*". "Infant Feed- te'il/l'J'^S 8 "?"! fq l/ h " Treatment ot pj*bei*»". "Feminine Hy«iene" and "Th* C«r* of the Hair and Skin". j By MRS. ALEXANDER GEORGE i (Associated Press Staff Writer) ; Fruit Coffee Cake I l'/z cups flour '/ 4 teaspoon salt ! 3 teaspoons 1 egg ! baking powder >/ 2 cup milk i ','4 cup granu- 3 tablespoons I lated sugar fat, melted ! Mix the ingredients and pour j into a shallow buttered baking ! pan. Press down the dough until I it is about one and one-half ! inches thick. Spread with top- i ping. Topping 4 tablespoons (blueberries, soft butter caspberrlns) la cup light >i teaspoon brown sugar cinnamon 1 cup berries Mix the ingredients and lightly spread on the dough. Bake 20 minutes in a moderate oven. Serve warm with butter. IN THE NEWS 20 YEARS AGO Lemon Cake-Pie 1 cup granu- rind lated sugar ','4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon 2 tablespoons Hour butter, melted 3 egR yolks 3 egg whites, '/'a cup lemon beaten Juice 1 cup milk ','4 teaspoon 1 unbaked pie Brated lemon crust Blend the sugar with the flour. Fred Nelson icft for Ann Arbor to visit his former high I school classmate, Hovey Hagerman, a student at the University of Michigan. 15 Years Ago The Civic committee of the Woman's Literary club, presided over by Mrs. A. M. Johnston, met at Hotel Stearns to discuss ] the year's program. 10 Years Ago Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Price and daughter, Virginia, left for Sidney, O., to spend a few days in visiting relatives. 5 Years Ago Ludington's famed "sea ser- been great pals. Last summer when they were here, I really thought Neal and Pauline were going to make a match. But last winter he met Coraf Easton. Ever since then everything has gone wrong. He's grown cranky and cross, he's always telling me to do this or not to do that because Coral does or does not do it. And I don't think she's any example to follow, do you?" "No, I don't," I replied firmly. "I don't care for her type at all. And I can't believe that she really cares for Neal, either, or she wouldn't have Joseph Barry hanging around her as she does." "Mother and I have told him the same thing, but he won't listen. Jie declares that Coral is so attractive that she would naturally have a great many admirers and that until lie can marry her he won't tie her down to just him alone." : "If she cared for Neal, she wouldn't want any other admirers, regardless of how attractive she is," I snapped indignantly. "We've made a lot of money with this place. More than you would think possible, and two years after father died we got a very good price for some land he owned. That is how Neal and I have been able to go away to school. "Last month Neal asked mother to advance him some money on a long-term note so that he and Coral could be married immediately. Mother refused. She told him that she didn't approve of Coral. That no young man should borrow money to get married on, for it puts him in a hole to start with. I'm sure the idea was • Coral's rather than his, but he won't listen to reason. He's as mulish as—" "As a mule," I suggested when she paused for a comparison. "As a mule is right," she agreed, with a wry grimace. "Now, this is the thing I'm so worried over. Almost always when mother or I get a letter we let the other read it. We're more like sisters than mother and daughter, you know. Early this spring mother received a letter. She wouldn't let me read it, wouldn't even tell me from whom it was received. From that time she has been worried and anxious. As I told you, I've even caught her crying, and she looks at that fence every time she goes by it, with the queerest expression on her face. "Right after she got that letter, Neal came home and they had a long talk alone. They wouldn't let me stay with them, and when they came back to me Neal had th& same anxious expression on his face that mother did. It's not fair to me, Sally. If their conversation was about Alan—I'd told mother about him before that—they should tell me, too. And if it's anything else, I'm old enough to bear worry as well as Neal is." (To Be Continued) Announces Clinic to Be Held Friday DARR DISTRICT.—Mrs. Albert Surrarrer, Freesoil township health chairman, announces a health clinic which includes rural residents to be held in the basement of Freesoil high school on Friday afternoon. Mothers should accompany pre-school children. Dr. L. Switzer and Miss Olive Conely will be present to check pre-school children and re-check .school children. pent" was washed ashore Big Point Sable. near Marchido School The Parent-Teacher association of Marchido school will ! hold a monthly meeting Friday : evening of this week. Mrs. Bert VanLoon and Mrs. Harry Apple! dorn will have charge of the I entertainment and Mrs. John Butz and Mrs. Robert Hesslund will form a committee in charge of refreshments, serving pumpkin pie, doughnuts and coffee. Robert Hesslund went to Chicago Monday to enjoy a few days' vacation. Friends of Mrs. C. J. Peterson, who underwent an operation in The population of Africa is i Detroit last Friday are hoping estimated at 139,000,000. for a speedy recovery. IKROGER KROGER S CARLOAD SALE CITRUS FRUITS Buy Note ! At These Low Prices .' 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