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Naugatuck, Connecticut
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NAUCfATUCK gf^jSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 1941 I Published Every Evening (Except Sunday) By THE] NALJOATUCK NEWS COMPANY, INC, at li North Main Street, NAUOATUGK, CONNECTICUT Entorod ,as , Booond-olaas rnal- r nt tho PoaY Oflloo, at Nauga- Conneotlout, HALPK S. PASJIO President OLAYTON i;, KLBIN . Vclo-Proaldont : EDWARD C. LTNOENHELD •Treasurer KDWAHD J, AIIERN Scirotary " . * r-r - i i ' ' ' S, CARU FISCHER' Managing Editor- VOREION nKPhKSENTATlVKS . DuUflBor-Boyd, ;lno. 30 RookofnUor Plaza, Now York City 1421 Chestnut Stroot, Philadelphia, Pa, 312 North Michigan Avonuo, Ghlo&go, III, Tho Jolin'M, Swuonuy Co,, Abbott Road, WelloHloy Hills, MUSH. ITEMS TAKEN FROM THE 'NEWS' 20 YEARS AGO "LAND OF NGE> ft: : ' ' '.,£*'• V'J'VfttfV'., '.,. V-" :#$£*• —:'•$&. •.. : v : 3pr TELEPHONES fidltpr.lal Popai'tmonfc 2228 Aclvoi'tlHlng Department ,,,.2228 onioo ,, '..2228 SUBSCRIPTION RATES 1 month ,,,. I -75 BmonthB »2,2fl C months .«-, 14.50 I your ,,,19,00 — Payable In^Advance — Uy Oi'rlor 1 wook—18c i yoar-^19.00 The United J'i'OflB na« the ox- olualvo rltfhl to uao foi' ropubli- «atlon in tiny form, nil nawa clls- atohoa ot'OdUed to th)a paper, It /H ftlao oxoliiHivoJy entitled to uao for ropubllaatlon all tho looul or tinclated novva published -heroin, AL the first meeting of Hie newly-i ekuslrjil factory council connected svllh (i.. M. K. Shou Co. and 0. 1. R. CMovu Company, onicers were elected foe Lhe ensuing year, William I'Mt/.goraid was ro-cloclod chairman of the council, Mrs. Martha Bueanan was n.Lclu'uteil vico-cliainimn and 10. 10, 'lIolchklHs was olnulud Kocre- tary. The following wore eieete tjhulrmtsn of Hie various • commit t(H!s: Mra, Marguret Klymi; uduca Lioiiiil, rourcmlloii and general aorv joo; Jurnus Cuddy, production an training and 1'autory economy; Mrs Buchanan, working conditions; urn William Kelly, health, safety and .sanitation. That the local post olllce Is doing a nourishing parcel post business Is uvidunt from a', perusal of llg- givon out by Postmaster Hugl Hoarns this morning. The reuori fur the parcel post business for tho first 1,'J svorking days of. Octobe .shows that during that pisriod fi,772 wore handled, an average ol a day. The total weight of tiicse packages was I.'{,781 pounds, oi 1 more than half u ton u day. TU1CSDAY, OCTOIIKH Welcome To Odd Fellows . today Is extending a hoarty ;\voloorno to thu morn- born ;of the; Ch-and lOnoumpmorit of; tho Oelcl Follows of OonnocLlpu.t. That, tho convention ddogates aiul Uio\dliioiV vlHiUng friombors -of the order k ruay M.XQ. -a, Mno.^t.. enjoyable 'visit Is thb-filnooro wlsli of all our pooplb.. ^uugatutik . Is honored; ln- havlrig tlio'io with us. • • Tl | p 6 ('dor . -o i' Qticf. Pel 1 o WH 1 is ',.n n; did ari{l h Ighj, y '] oBl(Joinod fratei:nal 'Hooloty, Althougli 'it IH old in yoacs H- Is young; In 'spirit .and* I,H always' lip to • '(Irtlo ' a.nd . prpgr.qHHlvo. Jl HlandH (or (Ino prlnclploH and dooH rnuoh, not- only for 'Us momhbra, but also for many who are not rnumborn. It , has always boon kind uri'il 'gunorous ,'t'o, ' the wldow^ and orphanH of mornbors, and has boon dHpoolally helpful In rolloVlng llio dlstroHs of porHons upon whom llio lieavy hand of'" mlH'forUln'i; ' rested. It KM an organlxatlon that dosorvos oonunondatlon '• foK-' Mo- -thahy acts of charity It has purformod and also for tho part It hua played in making uvury oominunlly In which Its rnornboi'H t'o.sklo a butler place In to live. , uro some of the many roa- why our people-, are glad to havo tho Odd KollawH of tho Grand I'Jmuunpmont vlHlt UH'and why wo liopo they will onjoy every inlnuto Mrs. Martin Ward of Rubber avo- nuo, who Is a patient at tho Wtitw- Imry hospital, IH resting more com- I'ortabiy today. Tho condition of Richard Burke of Johnson street, who Is seriously at the Water bury hospital, ro- iialns about thu same today. Miss Kate (iallughcr of this bor- is a patient at St. Mary's lospllal In Walerbury. Her condl- lun is more comfortable today. About 40 young people from hero vlll go to Torrlngton this evening o attend a dunce In Agard's hall for which Hurley's orchestra of this borough will furnish the music. They will make the trip in touring vice across Ihc AUanlic and Africa, a direct line, between.'" the : United Stales and Fres . Krone)] will' soon be opened. territory GAY SEASON (New ' Orleans.-.''Times-Picayune) : We don't know .whether it is because of-; or iri spite'of- the big tax bills nut:''the populace is bent on finding this autumn'-.more -than their u-uslomary round of diversion. '!%>. Theater Guild-American Theater Society reports tile largest number of advance subscriptions in its history. Advance- sales- of fopt- i>u)J .tickets are also larger than liver. And I lie travel agencies say Huil though the summer vacation season is over that more 'than' the A DUl'LISX'-. FOHT :TIH£ ; usual number of out, on a holiday/ people are still (Tb\vand!v{Mo.)> Times) -\ V city- almosphcro has been af- fordcM the Hogs of Pelc"PoorbAUgh since he recently , built, a , clupl«x iiogiioiise... This duplex Is u por - abla affair to* accommodate < ijxo. families;' he has 38 such, portable- hohouses/on his hog ranch. ,P eie says he is figuring on an apartmenl house for them if business is good. MM STENOGRAPHER MAXWELL THAYER (leorge Grofut has returned from I ho Wulorbury hospital where ho has boon a patient for tho past i7. Wuoks. -116 underwent'.operuti .pn.s- which were very s'uccessfu.l and tils health IH greatly Iniproved, At a mooting of the board oi' .directors of Iho Ybung Men's Christian Association.. hgld this /after.noon a conimlt|,ec opiislsUng .of Charles L, Uurge'c, Cleoi-gu T. Wigmoro and b'rank ' W. -'-'Eaton \vus Appointed to mak.o all nuousHur'iy appolntinents hi oonneollpn with the rufihing 1 of .the V. i\f. -Ci. A, building, and -a' to transact ui.iy,. other business, per. talnlng ( to the- opening .6i/ the' new building and. Ui'o .I'lmulng . .of tho same. Sfewart Says: ' •' '._••' '. " /' !": -i When Government 1 Agencies'Overlap .-. They Often Clash of thole borough. visit to this hospitable Successful Baseball Season That major league baseball had a Huooosst'ul season Is apparent from a report released by tho oflloo of MuHutMill GominlHHloner Kimoshuw M, Land Is. « Aooordlng to tho .official figures on tho playd'rV-shard of tho liMl world sorloH talco, $109, $7.51 gooa to tho winning Now York Yankees of tho Arnoi'lua league and $132,771.08 to tho losing Brooklyn Dodgers of tho National league. Twenty.-six'members of' the Yankoo team will got top shares of $f>,9''i3,iU aplooo and others will re- oolvo srnallqr shaves, The distribution of Individual Dodger'shares will not be announced until ,(ho. qnil-of this wook. . . ' • . Tho Yankees' and Uho Dodgers, as flprlcH participants, ro.oolvo GO and 40 porocnt, respectively, of tho total players' share of $474,184154.' Other •Amorloan and'Na'tlpm^.league teams who "flnlshod" boiilnti';' th^ pennant winner's wilt .receive lip jvoVj, 0ont*oC tho players' r sfiaro or -a total of $.142,255,36, " Tlio * Individual ahnros which, of course Is In addition to tho salaries the playors got, ought to koup thorn woll supplied^ with The following boys applied Cor uuHiiberslilp' In Troop 7 at the last meeting of the; troop, hold WcdnoH- day , evunlng; I'Yed Krausc, •.IpdNva/.'cl L. Hotchklss, Clarence .Taft, :> Harold StaulTer, Kranklyn SchieLhe, and llunry, Sllnson. ...Henry Hlumcnauor oC Worcester, Mass., who has 'been visiting relatives here, has rcturnod to his 'homo. ' Mi 1 , and Mrs. Tester AVIggleswoi'th of Oak street have gone to Florida, where they will spend several weeks. Attorney Clayton L. -Klein has purchased a new Hudson limousine;' Men In Iho employ of Contractor George Wlgglosworth are laying 1,100 foot of walor main hi St. James 1 cemetery, and some grading Is being done In tho comotory by the tVaugatuck Construction"" Gompnny. Lieutenant Clus Parsons of Water- Iniry, who .Is well known hero, has By ; CHARLES P. STE>VAKT . .. Central-'Press- Columnist '••'- . GO.VERNMENTAL-functionaries have been increased in number sc fast of late' that's "no wonder that'.they fall over one another. That's 'what 'they -,do, ' anyway; 1 ". Wash' ington's' ' fairly : ; jUmbled w i t h 'em: '.-• - : - '••' •.'. /'• ''Greatibri of federal'agencies dates back a lo'ng-,'.long time, •but i tv didn't, as"'Sume epidemic form until President Roosevelt took; office. He , had .the, depre's- > Warren of the General Accpunr^ji{, ' ' : office, which', checks up' on : govern jriient spending, remarks 1 triat.Vth'r s'NY'A was a depression-born ;.cbh' ^cern, that now the 'depression'} ; o'ver, and that, consequently, .Au- . •brey not.' only, doe'sn't need,, mor< .jponey, : but' is . spepding, top/.mucb ; already. Warr.en's 'trying to' smear- him, charges Aubrey, demanain'g--a congressional irivestigatipn. ; . •'•• •-. •'•.-' ^ 'In.-'his 'capaci'ty'Ja's federal loan •administrator,. -Cbnimerce :. Secretary Jesse H. ;Jo"ne's" is" : on the pan' of :the -Office.' of ''Production' Mahr : agement,.' • Director ' ^\illiam ' SI ; knudsen's; '/bureau';'" for •• 'delay," it's ; asserted; •' iri financing; j>ig : iron, i stored his aeroplane at Highland lake, Wlnstod, for the winter. The aeroplane was damaged, some time ago when It landed In a poach orchard when L km tenant .Parsons at- torn p ted 'to land in tho dark. American Ccmetcrlos in Europe There are eight American nation- ol cemeteries in Europe of six arc located in France; The Mouso-Argonne American cemetery nenr . Romngne, the, St.,< Mihiel American cemetery nenr Thtncourt, the Oise-Alsno American, cemetery nonr Fere-on-Tnrdcnois, the Alsno- Mnrne American cemetery, near BcUotuii the Somme American com- otory nonr Bony and the Suresncs American cemetery nenr Pnris. The remaining two' are the Flanders Field American cemetery near Waoroghom,, Belgium,' and the •BrooKwood American .cemetery at 'Brookwoocl. England. M pin"- money months. dui'lng tho '-'winter Tho total soribs Lakp,,aooortllng to tho ofllolal /Igurofl, was $1,107,702— $1,007.702 InJreoolipla t\»om '11 vb gainos rt^ri Hi'A* *infi finn •'nrrihr^fth'aMhflr v .fftflL and tho' ftsting v feo. The plnyors' slmro, ls ; 60 per oori't of $845,841' lii ro(jol0ta '*T«jnv tho^ Orst four games : Yes's'••.'ji2C'i87b;i5 % '*5 > pf." tax and a proportionate share of the Shares to teams other . than tho '•.Champions in oaoh -longuo-.inoliiclc:' Poir soooncl place, 50 -per oont 'of 35,30 or $35,563.84- apiece to Boston In tho Amorloan league and •St. Louis in the National- league. For third place, .33" i-3 por cent of .or $23,700,23 a'ploco to''ChIoago r ,in'the • Amorloan nn'd Cinoinnixti 1n the Nn- y'onal loaguc... For fourth place, 10 :2-3 por oont or a total ; Of $23,709.23;$1^85101 to Plttsburgli; $5,927.31 apiece to Cleveland and Detroit. .. Tho reason that baseball '-Is''-'so well patronized is that'It-Is a clean, hoalth'l'ul sport and , tlie ;gain'6s" tho inajor leagues -arc so \yo|l played and aro so exciting, that the national, ' 'pastime .' is - exceedingly. 1 popular." Baseball affords niuolt- >Vholpsoin6 rooroatlon to'millions 'of;; pooplo, ''It Is 'to" bo hoped ; that J.I/ will always bo kqpi'at'ils present Washing-ton •' ' ; •'" ,s ion ' o n h.'i s hands to deal .with, and promptly began setting, up..lots and ;lots of bureaus to'attend to various'details of; the ; job ,in,',general. Economic conditions /imprbyed/ul.tiniately,, but a\ groverhment'.'-.brganizfvtion,.. once established, heyer- is abolished., As the depression more oiv less faded ou.t of the picture,; fresh ba.tchcs of commissions;-, and . administrations had to be'Invented to develop Nevv Deal .policies Into permanency.. The capital •already literally wais" cluttered-.with these' outfit's when the present emergency-hit the 'country! Since then boards-arid'things have •boon evolved at a rate ".to stagger the imagination.''. / • : At a matter of fact,- they overlap, and' when -they' overlap they, clash. • - . \ : • . . •;• Illustratively, Federal .Works Administrator John M/Carmody' and D e f e n s e Housing- 'Co-ordinator Charles 'F. Palmer were described before 'a congressional committee the other clay as having ''disagreed' to the point of' irritation" over'the construction of living', quarters for workers-in defense'industries.' Carmody's account was: that Palmer had .built accommodations at such a ridiculous,rate.that about half of 'em are,,,unoccupied. And, the reason for, that,; rejoins Palmer, 1 is that when he gets one /of : his buildings finished, it's Carmody r s business to furnish'-it, and he's ; .so slovv about it .that something like half of his structures are-uninhabitable and their would-be occup.anta are sleeping on park benches. •'-»••' NYA Has Problem Director Aubrey Williams of ihe' National: Youth 4 . Administration wants more money for his. aggre-. gation. It's chronic with .all of /eni. Comptroller General Lhidsay 'C. ' vyi'th'Steel',-tpo^holdi'ng;:up warsjiip>;, ipnstruction'.; 1 ' »•;".'••'••"•.•••• '•/-.'•J:-."':--!.' ; -^ •'' Knudsen and^ National'. Prjce.A'd- ^ ministrator Leon Hendersbnv-dicln't "' exactly quarrel; but,they did, differ ; quite a -while -back over LVph's : 'r : ,e~ ; > Btr-icti'oris, 'on ...the ^autov industry, which -Knu'dseni/a, specialist oh."the subject, said were likely 'to .limit civilian car production to. an;extent' that would; result in) a:,deal : of ^Uh-f employment—-more,of it than ; could.; be apsor.bed : ey.en; ;by•:• 'the • em'err ;1 ' h'.b'ud tj.u ai : ,je r ; nati.onal EUROPE &R AGO, 1 21,1940 ul 'Press . AVinston.. Gliurchill, predicted'- that- command of ip erni'any n.cxI,.' your. V bomber squadrons jtfl centers in • nortli- do\y.n ,,on ', clis- iiiifmiiitary.," news be'"'"-"' G A..>M:.:-"..-. . ' L-lVc'.--" SeiiN'icc .11 no u need • that; ..the \vould; begin l'iV^ .[apaji^c/.jincr . Durban .Maru s'? ( :jJd\t{rijf(]pi;init Bermuda ;. while , 'GOO 'tons q^epntraband cargo was :'i;ei[ilo : vecj b"y,-it))G British, v . • _ !.-JV' '!•'.• '-•' '•'_•••••'"•' ' \HV«-;'L • _ __ ' _ r, Director : F,lpyd; • M.'> Odium of DPM's division- for/ the 'spreading •put of government contracts among; aniall manufacturing; companies'f and. Donald.Ne.lsonV.-executiye.-manr • ager of the i Supply,'.;Priorities and ! Allocations board, are another pair; who evidently as to allow-. ances of raw, materials--among;-in-i •lustries, '.'''•'•"•'^' '••. , ....-"-,"•. '.-'.V-"•'•••• ••( Confliciing' Views .'..;.) SPA1B, and some OPM reasoning^ favors 'a.;complete "cutting-- 1 .off .of 1 , supplies; from, all-plants/that'.aren't• .engaged- in .and.-can^t be ;-cbriyert'ed|'. Into, .-.defense,, productionj •.; leaving .'em ".to-fold.up..-if- necessary;-^ ; , As SPAB's- chie'f executiye,;. it's;, taken f or.. granted 'that .this Is;, Don; Nelson's, reasoning. Director Odium, ...however,;'^'hksj; eppken.. for as much; ^iberan't^as' : possible'...'tqward ',noh^defehse^'cori-^ cerns,which; furnish a, maximum; of employment. .-. : 'i< '•,:'':y';;';. ":l^ / Our older government agencies have been, in; pperatipri' long, enough to understand 1 what, their-: respec? tiye missions are;,but ; the niew ones pull in a different direction ertch. Some of .'em.aJso,pul^in.,opp'psition to the old ones, which'puil;opposite r ly ""'" Other papers : NEWS ' ..- d;: ; GQurant)- f. a .newspaper that )/iws it must print despairing -pickod up a paper that I. .shall ..find' in pravi ties'and baisc- and cruel. civilixation, arid the Test, of the '.'the damnation of SYNOPSIS Senator Jeffrey Murray, secretly discussing urider-cover plans to put o.ver. a.' monopoly bill in. the Legislature," is- overheard by Gale Holoway, pretty ; small-town girl, looking for; a position. Her accidental eavesdropping brings her a $250 monthly job as Murray's secretary. Visiting Nan; Parkson, political hostess/Gale is bumped into a swimming pool by Marie Gibbins, deprived of her job by Gale. Joe Nash/ Governor McKurth's handsome secretary, rescues her. Later, Murray is furious when he finds Gale going through his: secret files, but his ire vanishes and he insists she accept an apartment, adjoining his, rent. tree, as he sometimes works at night and wants her within call. Playing bridge at the Parkson home, Gale wins $40 as partner to Cedric Golburn, powerful lobbyist who has gain if Murray's bill is passed. Opposing them are the men who were discussing the bill with Murray, Assemblyman Tom Olmstead. and Jim Drake, corporation representative. In the privacy of Nan's boudoir, when Gale tells her hostess she likes to play bridge with Colburn, Nan. retorts: "I'm afraid there isn't much you could do about it if you didn't. He's a stubborn man. Perhaps that's, why he's gone so far." Returning to the living room, Gale overhears Colburn marveling over her and saying "... a smart girl like this one could turn the trick . . ." Next night, Gale dines with Senator Murray. Suddenly, an intoxicated Colburn appears and asks her tq dance. "Why certainly," says Murray, as though it were a special privilege he alone could bestow. CHAPTER NINE To Gale, it was a now Colburn, a man 'so different from the silent .one she had'forc, that if she had closed her eyes she wouldn't have recognized him. He was talkative of all things. He_ told her*.how he admired her beauty, "her; card .playing, h'er smartness and then he \vent farther thiari'h'e would over have gone had ', he been-sober. Of this she was.cer- -tain: '''•• ''•-"' : '•; '•"' Colburn,• the 'lobbyist,, told her that she could go a/long way—with him,, that.the monopoly, .bill was.his, baby, and that-he would win. lie always won.. He, Colburn, was the. greatest man in the Legislature,even though.he was not "in" it • He said.more, too, about;his background, how he had risen from a nothing to a somebody, but that he was -still despised by even the men he made and that, some day, h would show them. Gain tried to, quiet him, but th music played ' on and Colbun at a crazy angle. She seemed to be dashing through a nightmare. As she became aware of it, she realized suddenly that she was shivering, that she was chilled through. She hailed a passing cab and directed the driver to hei^apartment. Hot coffee was what she-wanted most. She tossed a dressing^ cape over her shoulders and went into her kitchen to brew the coffee while her mind brewed on that one question: "What shall I do?" The buzzer sounded and iri a minute, Senator Murray, carrying her wrap, gloves and purse, stood before her door. "Oh," she said, "thank you!" And took the things from him. "Why run out. on mo?" There was part of-it, no. matter how part might be. I remembered hear- • ing the first day I came to your, office— " - •'-••-"•. '•'" "Then you did hear?" Murray interrupted. "Yes, I heard, but it didn't mean x anything to mo then. I didn't re»li*e. that you were-violating: your oath of office for money." There was a silence, while/ he rubbed his... palms together and looked at the floor. % . • • ; Vlt-is a difficult thing: to explain to you."- Jeff rose to his^feet and paced tho floor... ^'Please understand that my bill does not hurt any of my -, constituents, or I wouldn't have introduced, it. I couldn't afford, to, "Perhaps this will hejp you under- Gale was walking unescorted—her wide-brimmed, straw flying:^ ~' ' at a crazy angle. . - '"- ''"•'.' ';-'-.' v ;•''" V.':'.-•':' no anger in his voice as she .might i .stand:-The pay of senator^'n .- Some! of : it's temperate' argu;- merit;, but ia good deal; of it is..ugly) like the : Carmody-Palnieii. j; and Warrea-Williania cohtroverkifiUi- '•' St. Pierre and Miquelbn -vi . .St. 'Pierre '• and; .Miquelon,;.'islands 1 ofT • th e. s ou th er n; coast;' of,: Ne wf o^t'.ni- French, again, Jh; 1783} French, in-1802; ;Sr;itislTi :in : : W03;j^nii^ JTreiichf. again, :u: "* D1 -* N -''-••~- ; "-"'---- | ^' i - w .' time ....••>;••" , . . Central THE, SUBSTANCE', of • .Adpif"'-' HiUerls .latest Speech 1 might; be translated and. ;bpiled;.down into ,four familiar American 'Words.:,-,' "I'll molder dat bum!^ • ';'•.• '. : . , BynWItLlAM UITT ake grim news; the Record. 1 ..what is hap- 3n ; v , Mark. Train's imi.snv; would have e'may guess,;at the were privileged to ihior'nlrig- that. Pam- Uie 1 ; liye-yeai'-old for .'eight; days ^'.;the"'deep. woods of had ;been i'ound' which millions of and- children live .lu^i^iii^aiiLi.KM^iJj, the rescue of one ;sriia!|'l^oj][l.l'cl^ flrfj|h'.t. see - m to. be a it n pape e'f.uily read- than tha ,.- the flnding o • matter; ••'•6 f ^ n o r . i m p o r- ta n c e . ^t>\v.a gucs« that knows man : •'b'reaiftf as ts •"{ t'yBrigh tened; ''How;, b'c^utiful upon the -,moun .tains (U'e':Uiefffect-.of him thaLbring eth; good tidings' 1 ; and -a newspape ' ' ' n co u n ts : I ts'o ,b,ring such/b'ews "to-its. readers. yt.•'-.'• '*'. .. •':.• • ' '••'•••'('.I, '" '• « » ,. 'GAULLE. . have aided under the _.. /Vto;. carry on ..the ig'Axis one., is cOnspic- Tliat country sure, .we continue •with theVViohy ju; : ^s. dominated; by ele- \: aiid : more;act. like Leif 'Ericson -Day brateciiOct. P. ; ; -The it seems, r -continues'*tosget ahead of old 'Chris Columbus: This time by three* da ys.v'.; : '''•'''•'"' ; -, " . ";>,, -I rtf-:'^'- ,'.' ']'.--.•-.' it's'; tho captain's job, suggests Zaclok DunVbkppf, to ;^e« ^to It that: "'vtW' :; rookie; 'soldiers•'• nave '''good- cpmpany;" niaiiner»,y r; " : : : ^^-''.' :. : Today;s a famed- educator, ^study muchf r s^eratlqhpagp^v;Maybe];^he ^ung^; •!•'-• the! r; ni inds \b ff.; th e •; kind r'o f& wo Cld^i 1 7 innm mon/>f>f»iiafi>^"HQ \r~ »«^Jli'.>rti?oh'i»»v£vA Hhe ; ,ax5s; by s'-f ergot-: j. comes^ to;A>Wcetv^,lw»«l«s stumbled along with it by step anc by, word. Finally he described Seriatoi Murray as a ."numbskull" going to become a wealthy man because he Colburn, had arranged it. He said the. monopoly bill would make Murray -this, attorney in charge of one of the world's -largest companies with' ah enormous annual retainer . And then the music ended anc he . took her back to her table, •thanked her, hiccoughed and went away. • . Murray could think of nothing to say, under the circumstances, and •when, the music started again, he .asked dance. . She accepted. But she was sick at. heart—sick that' she had .ever come in contact with such people. She followed Murray's steps auto. matically and then—suddenly—she left a bewildered senator standing in the midst of'the dance floor as she. fled-toward.the cool-, clean night nir. Gale's mind was in top much'of a turmoil to heed the fact that she was walking unescorted along the sidewalks, in a most incongruous man- oAi-—her wide-brimmed straw flying have expect.ed; only a question. "I couldn't stand it," she answered simply, still not conscious that she was keeping him.standing in the hall. "May I come in ?" he asked. . 'Certainly," she said, and stood aside for him to enter, He tossed his hat and coat, upon the chesterfield and seated himself in an upholstered chair, ^ "Tell me about it," he asked. "There isn't much to. tell. Per haps I was silly, but, Colburn toll me tliat you had introduced 1 the monopoly bill because it would ge you a position as an attorney for phi of tho largest companies in" the world." She looked at him for verification and he nodded Ins .head.' "My idea," she continued, "had always been that legislators vvcre elected to represent the people in ;heir districts and not simply- to 'eather their own nests. -Perhaps '. had the wrong idea." She .waited for him to answer. "Go on," was all he said. somehow or other, I-.sud- Icnly became sorry that I. was any assemblymen is small — too.;J5mall 3 to attract men who iii'e; cap Although the background for this story is authentic, the story itself is entirely fictional and, the characters are imaginary." Any similarity of names or c/rdr~- ;f acters to real persons, living • of dead, is purely accidental. : ' r .able': of "legislating. • So : practically every man- jack of them has what :the public. might term a racket, : " "You take Senator Daws. He's an attorney i too, and he handles practically, all of the agricultural; legislation, irrigation . district -stuff;; qnd :hc's counsel 1 for some' of th(i largest ^agricultural;, firms, and for- several irrigation districts. ^ ' /*'''>. .,. ['TJiat is- just one case Jn many' f n the Senate, But . tho . Assem.l*lj£ it -'- no .exception;;.Take Tommy,; < stead.; He^'s-in the insurance business 1 , trubi, and so; he -handle* .thfl' insurance, legislation and, inejd'en* ' :«*Jly>,. gets a; nice cut; out of tH« ^state's! business, ..>;•' • 1 "Then therms Assemblyman Pick- ' les. lie's, a teucher and he, ; hi" "" O^»M/\y^1- 1 j-i^U>i ^1 M i.i-.^_' /"vi • 'school, legislation. Oh, you'cah't sec anything wrong in that?. Wel2;.per-'" haps there isn't,; but he was >j»wt « teacher when he came here arid'-npw he i s ; princiiD a lof a'school/The schoo'l > '' '' ' lobby, saw to that. ,way or another, wo all have our axes. to. grind if !wo aro smart;,enough, to be legislators. -Do'. you'see ? ;< ; .-.. ••'/•,-, :' •-.'.. . "••••-. V so 1,nv.jangiiaffc ;: ' that' : burned. ;Shov even, thrjeat^ned' to leave the apart- j^ J,>t h ^ ^ J ^t/move back to i *l'ftnd to quit Her job. -rl«ht.V1ie40.-i(lii*rBt Publlcitioni. 1m*. ^ '•' ' '' Slain for Car f~* ^*j np 1 '" '"".'.; ^x/" * • i^'-- •-• • - c* ••'•' Cupid 1 ags ¥ankee Star «. ^ '-i-,'. r , Z'^^u-.v.*. ••-. • ;• Grainger G. Browning Grainger" G. v Browning, 40-year-old North. Carolina carpenter, was slain, for his; car; accordingltb; atbry/(told Portland^Me^.authoritiies) by •>. Her-, rt' Cox,;,16j, and his, two,;female companions/;; Ida May Price ^ and, I>e6na Cunhirigham. ; Brownmgr.waa slain,Vnea'r.-;,-S9.u]b|l'?Gono.yiin^^v'l£d^- > ifter picking .tujpV th&^threey 1 ;hitcbi-;

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