DAILY «—« FEBRUARY 28. 1942 f ot» KvonlnK Sunday) )>y NAUfiATUC'.K NKW9 COHPOHA'IMON fit 11 North Main NAUOATIK1K, JUJDOhPU M, Ml'JNNU'!K I'UbllHhoi 1 HUUSCIUI'TION 1 nionlh J^j 0 fnonlliH • J/J'JJQ 1 your ,,«•..•••<•'"' ''""'*" .-. piiyablo In Advance -• Uv Uurrldi 1 I y<mi'-40.00_ I HIM for \\( now* United I'H-HM rlKbt U. UMO outlon In any I'orm, . I onHtli-d to UH r ropublkudlon all the local or undnlod ne-wn Final Word About Blackout So much iwH boon Haiti and writlou nhout U»o IOM|, In I'O oiuluolod in our poctod lo rosidontH nro ox- know jllHt WllMt LO (lo vvhoii tho .signal nnnonnu- ho blackout is Houndod, Thoir prinoipnl duty is to " to it Hint tlioir homos nro HO darkouod that no light in thorn oan ho noon ouUido tiny ol 1 tho rosi- donoo.s, Air raid wardonw and borough police-won will pHh'ol tho Hlt'OOtH t(> HOC tO it that tho .hlaokout rulua aro Ht.riol.ly 1 ont'orcod, Should tho timo ovor oomo whon N f aiigatuok is on- dtuiKorod by an air raid it wiU ho ol 1 tho utmoHt Ini- portanoo that' bomborH shall liot ho gLiidud toward, thoii target by UghtH in liomos or oLlior buildings, Only by pracH:iomg ror suo-h an ornor- tfonoy oan our pooplo bo- oomo proficient in making a blackout of tho borough :!()(.) poi 1 cont porfoot, As wo havo rornarkod bol'oro, tlio blaokout tont is nothing 1 to joko about and wo should rogard its obHorvano.o as an obligation which wo owo to this community, , 'Wo should, thorol'oro, do our utmost to mako this first blackout tost a oomploto success, Tho rpport of tho ol'doials in ohm-go of it will bo awaitod with ititorotft. Bill May Bo Revised According to a United Pross dispatch, mombors of. a Sonato judiciary Hiih-com- rnlttoo cousidoring tho drastic "Ol'flt'.ial HoorolH" bill havo iudicatod that thoy will roviso tho ruuasuro com- plololy. Bub-committoo Ohalrmun Warrou U, Austin lias stutod that tho oomrnittoo is dotor- Tuinocl to stop loaks ol 1 gov- orntnont soorots but that it will tako no atops to plnoo ^unroasouablo" limitations on tho rights of a I'roe pross, ' That is as it should bo, As Senator Auslin has said, "ItV junt as important to • havo ti\o public inl'onnod HS it is to prevent divulgonco ol' what should bo kopfc confidential" Tho numsuro can bo so drawn that tho loakago of int'ormation ol 1 valuo to tho onomy oan bo proven tod mid tho vightH of tho press preserved, Doing Fine Job ITEMS TAKEN FROM THE NEWS' 20 YEARS AGO AllinrL KnKiM- or'Now Mi-llaln Mpiuifllug Ut" tlay wllli horn, Muiwr Old' PHi'Hlnsoij of llio lUihlici' r-lly HIM 1 l'lv« bUHlu'll.m I Luiim wild this iifUTMuon lliul. at- ucmuiflutlnim luw iH.M-n umdu o llu. liaiidllnK "f '< I(X) f""» | lln ,i V KnocyM-lUililinr City Kami- lonlK»|t IM Urn Wului'bury V, M, 1.1, A, JIHlu wll hit only !«:» MiwlH iTHurvud, llm ,,. f ,r tho MWils will IH. rush 'ho HultlH'i' City lilayi'i'Hi "Art" hiinn, Kddln Loury, "HUlp" Snhollcld and ihuroli'lll, will mui't at Aunn- boi'K'N Hiuoku Hho[; at H o'olock sharp thin nvonliiK. 'Pu'n'olubH III roiiiU'Ollon wllli III" dun-Ionium work ol 1 Hi" imvn I'ooiMilly huoii or- tuul havn glvon ovldunon ol' 1MUO li hiU'iMiHl on llu' piu'L of ho MM , HIUHH pupllH. Oim H Ui> -illlmon oh.t» undo.- |.|,n .Ili'milion I M(H» MllHIHI, llC'HCl Or Ml" H«I('IKW ( ',, rlninnl, Llu. r.llinr IH ft «lvlo« o Uli, | |M(jm , ( , u , CURIUM, «r MIHH (,iirll,ss, liitdd of Llic I'llglil in — lory olaMM inadn Hu- .-..,- - lluv.Mt MuntP HUH. HXO in vlsl UK (miiiily oonrl hniiMM and l-« "\^ (I MMMSloll Of HlO SUpl'DllHl (10 . Tlii'oiiKli llm onurlMHy »l .MHS Krully HnphlH Mi-own, onn ol in roiinlv c.oinrnlMslonorM, limy ^t>n Klviui'<'voi'y,.all(m(.lon and onjoynd t|.|p Tlir ofl'llMU'M Of 1-lM' CIS urn as follow*: IM-nMldnnl, liullMi-Mnii; vIc.n-pi'f'Hldnnl, (! 'Palhol; sridrulary and f.inilH Hilary, ill' olub, hlKli olll > lias Around The By <( Jerry" Doheny. • • How, to win o °SS°o John , Puwio cessful a UB and ".'Review, is plan- W hich Mr, an* Mrs; suggestions ;.:fe Wic-; _, h flj-st forum will be 'will consist of ideas, fron, York We offer one idea Herewith-Dpn'^wait iintn March 15 to file your income tax return. Nolo. . . . KraibmbTi- MaDova. (Dory) 'Morin; in tho U. S. B. central offloot . . , Dory .became n PHX-. jv,' «t-« -p^s^ 7lli at All Saints' Episcopul Chiwo.. . . Her now home is at Pittsburgh; . ,. NORMANDIE- Beayerbropk To JBe a'•'Power- In .Production . |)of( Mrs. Anna. Grant-DombrU, is. rocfeiyingVvisitors at SI MUIT'B hospital. . . • Happy to h Q ar..6he's Deling bet, tor nl'toV nn uppondootomy.. . . . Happy landmgs to^Mis. I T-iHti-hos who ia i-ecoveriiig from parnlul 4 .1 .1 I t ^*j I I V/ ^ i'*!"!" 1 '_.!_ I ])v a recent accident, . , . Add Uioir bit a-t, the Southbuvy Training • Julia vStoert// and JSliKabotli Gibbons. ( i IH a John .rLnrty)ui Hniri, who 1( , fU llMK Hid cluoWn loin-nan' jo t II,,, uuhhor Cilty ulli'VH In svhlnl ,ro,,Kh rhaiuploiiHlilp l« it HmiuMl lilH ho**, Sol ,!.« |o tl.n woll-Uuown fi'dMl* last, night. svlniiliiK all Hvn *wriiOH In IhH,. mntnli, Van rmlft wan In >H - llant. trim and wiml ovur I n . < J - lui'v mark In uvury «uwo. HIM UNO Hlrliw total wan fiM. Kd nonovn. won,tliro« ««•««« l " l ! l - l -llPlni,.'- 'Morton and Joe won llu-co KarnoH In tils Hol-lo with ,l,-,lm (in-osvulp) .JuoUson, Many Niuwiluult r^oplo had to uo without Ihoh' Ni'W York nosvs- this moniliiK hcuiuuHO of u. .sMim'n'« HlrlUo,' Nnno' ot Ihn piipoi-H arrlml hoi-o ii-om Yoi'U, Loam will KO to play Petite Peg Onrtin hits the deck early; these frosty morns en route to her new tasks at the Waterbury Clock Co . Dick Neary says a plumber has to: be. something of an auditor and investigator in these ^s ofjn-pnUej etc Our belated congrats to Mr. and Mrs. Louie Triano and a special good wish to their new-born daughter. Lang, U, S. A,, formerly Wo lionr tliat Liout. Ijoster . _. (,!' NHiu,'utuc.k, lias boon joined by his pretty wite. sttitioiioVl at l^orl- Monmonth, New Jersey. ' . .: ; He's ' Tho KlmM ImHknUiull Ki Ni-w Milled. Friday „,„ t ,, iui i or that. l«wn, lnA; plnym'H aro i-nquoMlcd a!.. 0 o'Jinck to S.UmllHd, Can-oil, A. Snluuldt and VV, Schinldlx. on IIIIM , of Sh'oulM llonry a xanK ol' -ft \\w\\ at work HlKhland avontio Howcr Iv all u r llmin uru marrhul innn, Mr. s'ohlldHoM rnporU. Tli^y aro nni- ploviul In i-iM»ys, svorklnK ono wook I!,,.',, hhlnw laid olT for a wonlc HO ((IU I. r ,||, (M . iiiKunploycd inun may hn glvon a Job, Work on thu HOW- ri- IM lu-d^i'L'HHUtK favorably. Jim Sullivan of Barnum court plans to ^ Haven hospital. . . .Jim, Madeline and Winifred. Moore accompanied by Jackie Healy, visited New Condon and vicinity recently. . . , Dw. Walter Reilly and Sam Atkms will forget bandages and anasthetics for two weeks, starting Wednesday, when t^ey make tracks for. Florida, We're waiting for the appointment of a-deputy federal licensing agent for ;Naugatu<>k. . . . The,a?en.t,a P pqgte4 will have control over; the investigation of applications for licenses for' distribution of •"all explosiy es, ; ;,,.;.. ' Private Eddie Lin-geuheid-is a member 'ofi. the i'ecrea- tion committee- lit- Damp IMwavcls,,^,^.-. I^at-.>veek.he a'^istecl in the arrangements-for a-mammoth .baskctbal rallv Those who. attended.paad as admission.;•euch'-its.etiil :.irti'clo8 a tobacco, soap, towels, rawr blades;, etc. JM- ; ore ; "vnmoR will be played with other,'camp teams-.and with i.iivilian teams.in -tioarby'towns.. , , -... -, . , MtMM Kll/nlmlh Wi'ffo or Androw avcnin 1 , who has IHMUI a iiullunl, at. SI, Mary'M lioHpllal, NVaU-rhviry, ro- liii'ncil home loday. ddfU'Xf NV« Hniild, a ondnl at Wont Point, who han lnmn vlHlllOK M|MM niadyH hyan ol' Walor Hlw»I, has pnlunuul lo I ho mllllary aoad- i. m y al WnHl I'olnl, Tlu» (Inunnn svnro calldd oul hy u Hllll alarm alwul T:\JO lasl nlKhl- lo oxllnKUlMli a nhhnnoy Ili'n In lm». old nU'i't.l, utTind und honu.Hlcad on r,nvvlH deals wf-ro appllod with tho hlu'/n wan pul oul. much OFFICE li'olurnr had upokon Tor Iwo •M shall nol. l\i l !M> > lf) n inuolt " liu said, "I am afraid I Hpokun at vory groat lonKlh- 'niciN! \» no olock In lln> I'ooin and I must a|ioloKlv.n for not havInK a waloh with me." A volon from tho rf.ar Inlot 1 - rnpU'd, '"rimru'H a (Milnndar on Ini? wall hrhlnd you, Leonard T, Gonlin takes over his ..new. position at ���Woonsooket Monday, He'll be missed by the^Tirty Olub Daniel Doolittle has completed fifty years as a member of Beacon Valley Orange.- , . . Local first aid classes are proving so populair that it will be necessary to hold extra sessions to accommodate all the students, , . , Ann McCarthy enjoys commuting from Waterbury. to the central office of U, S, R. each day, .P,laokout Bviot's, . - . This area has been prepared:-for cue ol. 1 the most complete blackout tests coiiductecl.in. this seulion and with the complete cooperation of every resident, officials Jiopo to realize a complete success. . . Hollow the instructions which-have been given by the ai.il \vardens When tho 'warning'sirens sound tomorrow ido-ht/every'vosident should react as though-Axis' bombers actually were in range and ready to strike, , . . Above im, don't scoff: at these, preparations with -the coniment it can't happen here." . . . . Bemember-it is better to have the blaokout plan and not need it, than need the blackout plan and .not have it. Among' the borough4tes seen at the Washington Day dinner in New Haven early this week-Democratic Town Committee Chairman Matthew Scully and Postmaster Frank G-reen, * • - - - ' • . - -'•..'- s - ' Bill Fernandez, Jr., of Church street, will be toasted and cheorio-ed this afternoon at a testimonial dinner, at Maxie's Rostauvai.it, He leaves soon for. Army;service. !\alon you I'm- wiiuiu y«>u. havo saiul favors unlit conlluun Ilium, MtMl— lirtikor, you my HO had aw ho ilono u Ihou- o» l ' ould ni)l - MlHH r, Slook pawn. or mo Oongrntiila Lions to .the 'Ohaao UWHS and Copper Company -al 1 , Walorbury, svhioh ha« boon awarded .U,o ' n .K" -For 'oxoo Sonalor—Mill MHM-O aro no Jobs OI Voim'~AVol1, you said you'd give; ' Hoimtor—Toll you what I'll do: I'll appoint a nomndsslon to In- VKMllKalo why thiu'o aro'.-no Join, and you oan work on Ihal, . . lonco and proHontod with tho Burofui of Ordnance (lag for prodoionoy in dofonso pro- du doing a lino job and it pleaHing to note that its of- t'orty in behalf oi 1 the national defense have beei given the official rooognltioi deserve, Did you know , , , . Uncle Harry DeVorken, who won his spurs reading' the funny sheets to the kiddies, has put on weight since taking up residence in the, borough, . , The girls of the sales accounting department, U.S'.R,, had EI very enjoyable evening at Hall's recently at aparty : in honor of Arlene Watts, Mrs, B; Evans, Rose fteale an^ Lois Brown/, , , Today's the deadline for paying that,Old Ajre Assistance Tax, It'll cost you an extra greenback if you wait until Monday. , , , P. S.-1941. auto registrations 3Xpire at midnight, ; . "i ; • / , ^Ve may be wrong, but we understand that three 'louses are to be erected on the Powers property yvhen Mie current demolition program has been completed. ... Max White, former Y resident who has lived in Waterbury since taking matrimonial vows, will be keeping Ybaoh" quarters for the next few weeks, . ., Howard Hackett keeps plenty busy in the hours he's away from the U.S.R, ... It was a pleasure to renew our acquaintance with Howard recently, , , , Our sincere best wishes to Leonard Fitzgerald and his bride, the former Helen Clark Henry Titley doesn't look the grandfather part a» he wheels his young grandson about the town these days.-. He's a proud granddaddy. By CHARLES P. STEWART : Central Press Columnist s WASHINGTON gets Lord Beav,k as a result of Prime ,Mm- Winston Churchill's recent -' itish cabinet. On account of . his title, it might be surmised th a t he's an awe-inspiring ol djno- bleman, but; he isn't. He usctl to run a pool room in Calgary, Canada. .Late r he. opened up a Detail clothing store and per___ s o n a 11 y sold Lord Beaverbroak suits and haber- : ,. r - i dashery in i t, ; waiting on his customers, just like any other Main Street merchant. ; He .certainly is a live wire,! l When the British prime minister; Was in the United. States a. few weeks ago, conferring w.i^h President Roosevelt, Beaverbrook was a member of his party,, and our; Yankee capital had a chance to see him perform. The pep he put into, It-was' a -ight-tb behold. Now he's coming back to do it some more. At the time of his last visit he was British minister of state in charge of wartime production. Winnie'.didn't reappoint, him, however in the reshuffle of his governmental advisory group. This-was a good deal oi' a surprise over here, for it ...had been.'assumed that he was about the last man the London cabinet could spare. It was quickly explained, though, that he wasn't dropped but .quit, on^ account of the state of his health. Washington's verdict, upon receipt, of the news, was that, if his health really had failed,- it had done it darned suddenly/because, .while here with Winnie, he simply effervesced virility and energy and what everybody took to be enough stamina to supply. any half dozen ordinary folk. He'll Co-Ordlnate But then came the further tidings • that, out' of. \he cabinet, he was returning to our,,side, of the Atiantic to represent John. Bull .at the'job of coordinating ,pur wartime,- '.productive .'activities -with. •John'-Bull's .own. and those of .the otherrUri'itecl'.N.atibns,. against:-the ••'.Here was k Jain ,'explanation that actually^ explained;. It seemed fully obyious that -Winnie Churchill- had rated the Washington co-orclinatipn auction-promotion--.!.!!,Britain itseir. •' And it's-a mission for which .''the Beaver,"'as.he's- kmy-vn, 'manifestly literally -was made t6 order. : . ^ •: Lord: Halifax,- London's official ambassador in Qur midst, isn't,, ex- kctiy\ '.He's' a nice old chap and b/ k.; •diplomatically, speaking.' He s no •industrialist,.: though, ;and,.a dyed-in' : the-^yool-Englishman^of the old school, hasn't much comprehension -of PUT .. rough-and-ready American ways and talk and mannerisms. -,'...' •Now,-.the Beaver's a Canadian— pra- tically one of us. He likewise is a business man. ' [ As previously remarked, he's an ex-pool room operator-arid an ex- clothier. -From the clothing-store trade he developed- into a broker. As a brblcer he .effected a consolidation • ofl'Canada's cement interests, and, in'.doing-'so,' boosted himself into the multimillionaire classification. •Th'those clays he.was plain Max Aitken. . .'.'..,„ • That's didn't suit him. He wanted recognition/not v only on a Canadian but' also oh an imperial scale, So lie repaired to England—headquarter's..There he broke .into parliament, A Newspaper Success ,He likewise'bought a newspaper -—the London Daily Express. Versatile as they rriake them,' he proved to be a journalistic success.'Before long he got. himself knighted. Next he scored a peerage, as a baron— Lord. ; Beaverbrook.. The title he chose for himself was'the name of some little spot 'on Canada. Canadians know where" and what it is, I guess, but I can't find anybody else who 1 : does. .They say he doesn't enjoy being referred to as the Beaver. He prefers to be addressed as "your lordship." It's a preference that may make it;appear that he's toplofty.-That isn't true of him, however.. It's a kind of amiable child^ ' ishness that occasionally characterizes such' individuals'as ex-pool room proprietors who've graduated into membership among, .peers of the realm. .Call, him your lordship and the Beaver's as affable a per- goriality" as you'll find anyvvhere. Approach him as Mr.''Beaver and you're apt to offend him, though he won't be uppish even then. Nevertheless; he won't consider; it polite. Well, his lordship, will. be. with us foi 1 the duration, and, whatever his health,, he's due to, keep co-ordination/ .of -the .United Nations' iwar- time ; indiistVfel productivity stirred up a ,.t- pur.-end/of the line, while the war 'lasts. . :'•'''•' " '•• '•• *'» WARINEUROPE :' ' • -'"ii 1 ••;"• By ;Uni : ted 'Press - : .> ; -Alfonso -'.XII!,''- former- .king 'of Spain, died -"fin' 'Rome;' A 'l •"•.' '';••'• : ; . '. :Ahicrican .i cohsulnLes in Naples ami Palermo closed. •'•"• ''. • ... • : iTolvyp: 'time limit ;foi' Thail'and- Jndq '-• Oh ina •'.' ii'ucp :; riegotiati ons '• expires a8 i - 1 ; i .-Frcnch.'-*'send ' Uni'c.vealed ire ply -'on ^posi'tl'dn..' 1 '.- . *.•..-';••' ••-• •• • " ' •' , PEARL " THURSDAY'S CHILD FROM THE OLD RHYME: "THURSDAY'S CHILD HAS FAR TO OO , . CHAPTER NINETEEN . They ' wfent off = to ' a quiet dining- rpp.m high. 'UR^ over" the city. While awaiting .se«y(c;e,' Kirk said-:--*'tet s get this, pai^t' of the guardianship det'air.sqttlfjd.;'- 1 .think you should be on an allowance." ' , : ••'.-.. '. : ' ''•' ' -. :' "flpw ,, .. . ., "Terrific! '.Move, to spend money It : makes :m^ feel' wonderful.",. . ; •Kirk; being a wise man,. -.said nothing^ -Let her spend.; She''d get tiVed of it:' >'•: v , '- ' -. : ' . - " - Later back at Ann's apartment, Sonny saw' the evening papers.' Together she and, Ann read, the illustrated accounts -of.: tha^guardian- . - . . ,• ••: , ., „ •''You .look like, such a 'nice .child ! "f ami" Sonny realized then how right Kirk had" been. ' . . . • "Where'did you get the clothes?' "We thought I should be simply dressed," she said carelessly. "Now we're going to celebrate. I'm going to take you/and Alex out for a grand dinner." -. Ann was always to remember that dinner party. Before her eyes she saw 'it Happen, the thing she most dreaded/ She watched Alex's growing infatuation for her charge, unable to BtJb.P- it. Ann had known from the beginning, she would lose Alex to Sonny. ';••'•' : While Ann sat helpless, watching -Alex aa he leaned eagerly toward. S,orihy across, the 1 restaurant table,' -Janice ,\yas. dining, with' the HolHstei^s down, on Long. Island. '"'•^t' 1; -was' : .- a, qiiiet --dinner F the first time..Mrs.. : .|H6nister had been downstairs sjnce, .Tom'.,"djed. K-irk. was unusually' silent; Hollister, Sr., and Janice : did their.ibest to keep, up cpn- vers'ationi' . .'.'-" .' After dinner,- Kjrk and 'Janice went for a walk to Look Out Point. "You're worried about something, Kirk,'?. Janice said quietly as they looked''down at the moonlit Sound. Kirk did' not answer her question. Instead, he began : "There's some-. thing I want to talk to you 'about, Janice." "Yes." . : Some .inward force drove Kirk oh. .He could 'not understand his feelings, his loneliness. Janice seemed ' to ; be the only answer to his problem. . . "Don't you think it is time we got things 1 , settled 'between us?" he asked. : : . : ' ' v : ' Janice, her heart pounding, could not believe, her ears.. She had .almost given' ..up. hopeY Then, .suddenly, this.; 'the one. thing she; wanted more than anything else in the world. Her voice was unsteady as she answered: "You. know ho'w I've always 'felt 'about you, Kirk." He turned from the view, looked d9wii . at her,' 'and said matter-qf- factlyi' "I. think we: can find happiness .together." "I'll, do my best to make you a good wife. Kirk." She put out her hand and toucHed his. arm. There could be no 1 question of her love for him,"' ' He kissed her on the cheek. "Our i marriage will please Mother." Then .after a brief pause^ Kirk continued: "I've only one thing to i ask. Let's keep it quiet for a time We'll tell Mother, and, later this ; fall, wo can' announce our engage; ment.V ••• • ' -..., :• /'That would.be best. My mother and dad will be pleased also,", Kirk became alarmed. , He knew that Mrs. Ward would tell every• body about her daughter's engagement.' But he couldn't^ ask Janico r.ot to tell her. .,"1, hate :big weddings," .Kirk re marked. ;'.".- .-.:' ' Janice/smilingly commented: 'Mother will .be..h.ard- to handle on that subject. ; However, • I'll vsee what I- can'do.'" ThatVis.the way they left''k. / :".''•'.'.. • ' ; Janice was-'sure that-her wedding would" be one of the biggest events of'the'winter season. She. would et'her 'mother -battle-and achieve 1 that. And * she; • Janice,- could sit Duck and explain-to Kirk how much she hated the whole idea,'"but mother, you ; kho\y . . ." • ,' v ; •'. Later when, they went back to, the house, . Mrs. Hollister . had retired. HolHster, Sr.," .was on the terrace. Kirk-told him the hews. .. . "I'm delighted. And it will make your'mother'so'happy I" He kissed iis prospective- daughter-in-law with;a thankful heart. 'Janice sat with folded hands in the darkness, smiling, planning . . . planning. She scarcely paid any attention to her future'father-in-law saying: "The newspaper accounts were not bad, Kirk. You handled the situation well." ' Janice's thoughts came back from a long way as. she heard Kirk remark, "Sonny's a nice child, father. She isn't going to be difficult to manage." "I'm glad of that. It is a big responsibility. For your mother's sake, I'm glad you were appointed guardian." .'-,-• "I'm going to try to talk her into going' away to school," Kirk was saying.'- Janice leaned forward suddenly. : That girl again! But it didn't'matter. She would be well out of,their lives . . . • ' Kirk continued talking: "I don't want her staying on with Ann. That's no place for her. I made a mistake. .So school seems .the best way out.", ; . '...-•. He turned to Janice: "I wish things were different here at the house so she could come here. I'd feel easier. But I know that's impossible.' I'd like it if she could go south with you and your mother this winter," ... Janice sat in silence. This winter? Kirk, noting her silence, understood, then said: "I'd rather wait until next, summer to be. married, Janice. It = would be better for Mother that way. You understand?" "Of course." She tried to make her voice warm. "Sonny is a responsibility. At luncheon, today . . ." his voice went on. So he had lunched with that girl! Shortly the senior Mr. Hollister left them, and Janice was unusually silent. 11 "Happy?"'asked Kirk affectionately. • " "Terribly!" Kirk wanted her to understand about the wedding plans. He sensed her acute disappointment. "I. want, to get Sonny on some kind of:working basis before we go away, I'd like to take you to Honolulu. But we couldn't leave Mother now. And by next summer Sonny will have found herself." Later, Kirk walked Janice home. "You're angry with me," he protested mildly. "No, but to think j'ou'll have-to spend weeks on that girl!" "You'll help me, Janice?" "How can I? The mere mention of her name brings it all back— Your poor mother!" !> "It wasn't Sonny's fault, Janice." "How can you, say that? If she hadn't married Tom, he'd be alive today. He was so young to die. 11 was so 'unnecessary — except for her!" ' "You mustn't say that. It isn't .fair." . . . "But it?s true.:She.icnow« ii,tool 1 ' ," She; blame*;,, herself .v- That's M aa'rdest,thing, for her,»; ......; ' . f'Nbngensel She's^hayjng the ti«l of hec Hffe/.I.Iiear.^ A;nn;stoia.-n)OJ}l about.i£'yesterdayv• .You.-sjec, there'i goi;ig. t to '-bo: troubl^.'- '.She's at Alex."' ';"•-•; . .... . ' "That's .ridiculous; "-He's a foolP rr«_.1_ "_'_._ 1 ^. i *^+ A j4 - *-»T» 4-Vi to^»^T ti n Afl f ' ,"She;;Cou.ld> do worse. I know.i bi of,,nice.people:'* ;'. y ; "SheV\vvbuhd;'you' 'around ,h.ti fin^»r' from .the : first I saw it thil irst..riight! SHe> 'a'.schemer, Shell 8top' ; at nothing;"^•'.' .'-'•'• '; Kirk'.laughed; "She|s justubab); You don't understand her." Janice tried-.to control' hersoff, but she .was furious, ahd suddenly afraid:. "Kirk, ! beg: you. Give up ;his guardianship.' No good will come of it." Kirk put his arm around her shoulders,' and they stopped in Urt path, facing each other. "I can't desert her, Janice, It would be letting Tom do^Ti," •• "You don't realize 1 I know women. • Sh'e's a trouble-maker." Kirk -shook his head: "She's soundfor trouble, I agree. That is, f-I don't prevent it. She's lovely, naive.; and scared.- 1 Arid suddenly, she's rich." "She's selfish and 'scheming and dangerous! . '•Kirk-shook 1 -Janice' gently: "Dnr- ing, don't be prejudiced. Sonny if none of those things. Men arc going to be crazy about her—" "About her money 1" Janice retorted. . "She's lovely. Give her a couple of years and she'll take your breath away." "She does now!" Janice cried out"And not because she's a knockout, either. Kirk, she has you hypnotized!" . "Let's not discuss it any more. We mustn't argue the very nignt we're engaged, Janice." , With terrific self-control, Jnni« forced herself to say: "I'm sorry, darling. It was my fault. But i think so much of your family— "I know-—forget it!" He'bent, to kiss her gently. •At the time, Janice and Kirk vert quarreling over Sonny, the lat |*M was in Ann's apartment with A" and Ann. A breeze came from river.-'Sonny, in a swirl of encer black, stood at the windows, AJ» watched her slim figure. In t» half light her mahogany hair almost black.' "Do you ride?" asked "You'd be charming in ndin8 clothes," "I'd like to learn." "I'll teach you." Ann, at the piano, forced fingers to find the melody she started. : ^ "Get some riding: togs tomorrow? We'll ride Thursday morning m", park," ",.:." Ann's head bents over the * Alex knew she loathed horses, "I'd love it," Sonny saic eagew "I want to learn things. I w«ni . ride and I >5vant to dive and 1 *"' | to dance—oh, everything t» ere .. to do." • ...,' .. Alex took Sonny's hand, sa« I'll teach you to ride—to dance- all the 'things you want to do. Ann's hands fell on the keys« considerable force but couple at the window did no "I can't bear-it!' I'won't" as Ann made the protest, s she would. ; (To be continued) ;•••;. .-' Copyright by Vcr» Brown; Dlitrlbut«d bp tnoi fRY A CLASSIFIED AD IN THE t)AILl NEWS .... RESULTS ARE CERTAIN!
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 15,000+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month