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rjtwvr". inv.r,Ki»u UAI.IMI Vim* l.'l)\V\MI> ' Score wluui , dlHouwHod nil ovuv llio oad what Maino, an lho I in V(»HU )IUI- t o -' Herald - 'Trimmo struck a royjponsivo in Iho heart of I'Vod daiu pnhliwhi Daily iVoWM, w hi « -l>. torial waM as lo «Tho idea of Cllrl Hooutrt how to doors in ordor to llow* out porl'ootly ahlo, I'o Mound, HI;.( tho clnyH thoy oau ' what aro to ooold ' ho I coo 1)0 us;.'t'ul H 1,10 tlolll* 'IMlCHO C'l'P patriotic ... y noon and niKhl-M v lio oxtrouioly uao- follow citl'/ons and air vakl victims, thoy lu'inK If tho ilioy. M cook ITEMS TAKEN FROM THE NEWS' 20 YEARS AGO the sunlit uuKN'H llhu t H(1I1 : lnl J < ,;'),;,,,!!: win iioi«i an "I'vii l ' u "; lln f ll , ';, f !"l o'olnc.k In Int! I'On- M!I hoiiHC, MlMH Mai 1 - di<imrl.nuMit ol 1 'AuuM-lc-unl'/uLlon pf 1 Htalu board of ''j^lJ 5 !!' ^j '"llaiTlM 'whlltfiiioH', Sr,; will (i |IUJMM , on "IK-thM- KilidM," All •ffl arc in-ivllcgod ^n have (I... Kan HUlW nr |I,.(,M| ,, 0 n(| l.ilu and Snvni-al In tliu far nffoi-LM of Ih 'Vi.'M linn juutn oi"- 1 '" 'Idlnlly of WuUirhtii'y Jtuvo Ixxui IHiMl. I'cw inontliH aiul lo HMiMM'laln Iho Idwi- havo pruvon milK., some wcokrt HHO 17 lions ami u ,.ouMt«i\ owned by lli'iiry N»»I lil- ilon Si-., svniM. Hlolmi aiul on lunl TiiMHday ulKlil. «v Ni«r«udnr paid a Vl.Mll. |0 M IKUI I'nO.Ml. OWJJOfl MX (loiihl Tho and oa.T meriting nf Mnnnr n Ihn . led off a mi.nhn , y<.'Hlei'day ul- «ourl room wl.leh welve MooulH ,, (UII( , ,",,! mu'rl and nuulllled fo had*'*, Donald VniuiK, and-Mi'M avenue, (Kilrnd MH'i'll mot In ^I tmuio bolor llllM'l him 1 Alvlii IH llu.« ScKllllH I'danlird IlKH'lt o! 1 Mr. r»l' Uunn fled I'oi' IH" l»Hl i'n- uiilKo to muk" him nn Tin- ralliiK ol 1 Kaglo lilKhcMl Snout award, In Nawniluok I lie KaKlo Sootil, , Seymour Sf|u (i'd'oiinor anil Miu-wlii P MiM'lt Mfirmi'rt iwMMfKl Uai'orn vcHlni'day wen* lo Ihe rollow- \mt SnnulM! ' Carlton Saundni-H, (leorwe Palmei 1 llency KannonlHU'K, lionahl Yniiiix, fi»wl« nolllnson, Hamilton llrlMtul, Adam Donald VVftfifl, Walter llol'l'nian, llookhlll, TlinmaH I Stewart Uncle Sam's Fund For "Non-Eflaential*" U Now $382,456,288 By C1IARLKS I* . STEWART Central Press Columnist MBRB mB tur oMoe A doesn't sound like ckiy.i of reckonings 1,000 times that W In .sums about sl'/e. Still, looked at independently of such com- pn'T I son s,• • I t seems a. sizable a m o u n t o f money for the g o v crnment to chuck away for "n on - c ss e n- tials." .' " It's the little item which, according to Director Harold D. Smith's budget bureau, P re's i- ctont Ftooscvelt's bu.sincas pmcc, is Ullll ivw.'" . 1 n t n r>T-n-\|./S. Included I" congress; •I942.npp.io- prlatlony to date,., to our federal agencloH- and services that the perfectly well budget th Smith thn cash Is to pr n mn of NiuiKfiUiok IH ii (lommlllno of tu 1 - I'or Llni lo lie Klvcn I»V M»" SVIlllunm hiviinnllc oliih In U'livmiwoi'lh In sVuMM'Imry loinori'pw nvmilug H!lf», Aruniiw llm pnti-onnHH^i iii-r^' I'olloWlnK (''('('(Icu'l^k f/. AdiunM, AllWMM, Ml'M. htill Hi, .Irntli **" -"I IVl'O I)0- aud callod inn. to to i<nowu, lang'ht, to M 'lo '(onmmod nalmon POHH) nnd HomothluM' iiluMlilng l>ti»»y •unip niul Atnoric.nu , both oi' whioh diMlb OH aro' waid to l»o I'avonioM rtt (Hrl Hcout oamp», Mny- ho HO, but \V(» Hiiliinit ( tliat tli'iM in not a Haluum wi,y;K' ( ' and bliiHhinK hu\inj country, "No, 'tlilfl IH 'H o'outitry,'^n Kosvard Tul'-lo hull Ml'M, Harold S, . MiiNlHy, Mi'H. llnrrlH MI-H, Tim M f (l! . If.uin MUlTi'iM'fl u nivufHO lit llm Ol' till' Wt'Ht l''n(lM (II llll> tl(MM lifiiifto ycului'day ul'Uu'uonn Xnino wii» OKI to HIP llnlHli. H 1 kl of tin- r.Kppnrn «o,l- i'l of Ihn KHIIIC, l-linn in Saloin Mohonl'M snai'l'V riiMimrl III a lmnl«'{. I'nr llio W«>H(, H(|M K W(l«l SllMMOM UlUl .I. HUI'IIH ',.,„! c,n- HIM wlnnoi-M whllo ,l, pltiycil 'i Hi 1 ' 1 !*'- K'uno aL, lur'tln and IlonoylHkl aari'ncl I'or UM'.loHNU Th(; ^l.wo I'roin g Itonoyt- a lU'Ht haM- olny NVurt t, slar WUH all oviM 1 m-dlk l>f floo and be spent by for. supplies country can do without. ;. The uufc bureau acids that it isn't .unon-cflHcnUtHs'totall'lobosurc. The bureau's still going ahead with U.H analysis of congressional appropriation* ngurcs.iind c^cts to ncld rreatly to the trifling $382,-156,288 already listed, but that's all It has to repprt Just yet. ' U isn't tho plan to have the government refrain from spending this at all, The scheme, however, event It from going' for •non- turning it Into essential directions instead; meaning wartime essentials^almo.st exclusively. U'.M accomplished through the creation of a reserve fund. , How Unnerve Operates Assume, for example, that the agriculture department .gets a larger allowance than the budget bureau thinks It needs; the estl- mated surplus Ms Allocated to the reserve fund, Ditto awards to other departments and agencies. Then, some essential situation, 'hasn't been provided for, itself, the reserve fund is tanned to take care of it. January 1 the fund was around S.187,000.000. It's a bit more than 20 per cent smaller now due to essential demands since then. , Far from being adversely citi- cl/ocl for this .management, .the executive end of the government generally Is complimented for ing as thrifty as it can. congressmen, however, plenty of fault with their own legislative organization for overrap- nMBrlatlnff non-cssentlaily. With preprinting AbsoU i te necessaries ^Trnnflfcr as far as possible, of • Jl rUlloiv* i "*• -,»in r\f*nr>(*- xvorkers In tho government 8 peace S-Ei^rs^rws isw^i«» u r Tho switches arc from non-essential to essential jobs, 'Put*-— The currently non-essential . when which presents be- There a,re who flhd flap addition li'nldi'K tain (\P( fti'd ol' tain flnnnul Ham l« o hi« rwo o t-y, try, try, ohlli : ccni pprk-aud .(^n»o hortitH coun- coun- y, a a hot coun- In T hy HdWllnK iiuvluK Hhattot'dd Clap- l''ollnl.'H MlKh MhiKlu rno- l»y roUInK IVO in on« Hlrlnx l«Hl nlHht at lUo M' ol 1 Coimnoroo allo.VM. f.ap- |(u m 'M t.'ain won two mil o >cainn>t In llmlr inatoli svlth SValtiM' c:, (Ulimuk'H l'^ v|( ''' M thn match liotwnon f.!aplaln imvlH 1 l"ain and II 10 tuuin daptaln flanw Wlfcma Uuun look tss'o loil Mr. 1 out of try n t oK" 'oountry, boot' Hivndwicli antl Hovoi'al otlvoi of country, All tlioso dinhoH, ^o daro'jHay/i'an bo prof)«nul for HorvltiM' outdoorn, or temporary Hliolloi'H, an ly UH tho nainhy-p cilwhoM which aro liooatoil in Iho now OOUVHOH iftoroovor, thoy will ntlok to tho rll>H and thoy tn«to llko HornothliiM'. -VVo havo plenty of food In th'ui oountvy,,,and it« nanin in not, humiy and mitmcjir Wo aro not, wo tniKl, pro- paring for ii.taffy p"U or a hot-l'ndM'O.HOc/ial. Pooplo aro KoinK- to'want HOinothitig lo oat.V ", ; ''' , . At the annual Uo»n ll fl »k ovonlnw all an ooinpany lant tuu'M were re-nlnoled Koriuan, Peter ,1. Koloy luul, .laiuus II, Qnlni tunl, Albert (SlilHWoll ffii-iuuan of hnoU and laddoi llurry l^awer; Heiuunl uHHlMlaiir., ol 1 Iho Uuldnr he olTI- I'OllOWM! set- they w sup- they be essential a^aln, when the ^r; g wm y wunfbeas^ple ilunt to re-establish them? Their personnel, will be scattered in direction, They'll and put is trying but it's a IruoU, t , !n l(i uwyur vlHlon: foin-L dlvlMton, (leoi'KO lui.v, Huyinoiul SVlillam Wnnil; flranl, John .1, nllOSVH, or Iho UnKm U y Ij. Union C,lt,N. ClhlHSVOIl; HOOI-O-- 0(1 tho ahovo .. odUovlal and ', 1 .to ,tho t Uko it, wtfialk of a. IIUIHH uii<' Tlto,'>fo>v^ hut ooolor houclA pvovailod whon H wan Thoi'o inaroh Orio (lay, toySi tho ; 'Hom1d- \\\\ atU'Hoiivo iivmlmi'ldo oditorial IIH fine ii boo I' flow Horvcul !« Mujno, pl. with rc)ariilH(iuil.H,.o(>l^«r?' llKl oliooolalo oiiko, .(iml tho om-pplBod.wLl^X tholr u'Oi'ctst; A f fio Fow«, . U <lx. wookH lie |m f<p(Mied Clriuil and Wllllatn mini- today ho u • Mn, ( MaroM ',. J —( ] ahead ol 1 H»}liudnl« I'aelorleM horn wliul. iH-oxpi'iUod lo H'eakliiK neuHon. U.miaiiJt, diiijn not. Metfln until April in, Mut Meeu'UMe (laiHullun llHliliiK au- (lioclliuH III'lwT IMo Man nn MorrliiK e^porla'tlon, plantM have Moon given un early ntart, ^^ U stated, ,d'id the M'lowing 1 trlhuLo ri^-ht . with a :(lvo- colutnn cut and a two-and-a- hnlf column story on tho Cllrl Scouts and thoir favorite rocipofl,, All of which shows how ono oditorial published- in tho llorald-Trihuno in Now York gavo pirl Scouts Hangor, Mati\o, an tunity to (lotiioiuitrn mantory of tho onlinavy art aind, incidentally, Vn prove that they can make honl ntow just as well as they oai "nninhy • paiuby* every cJirccn 011 m«» »• Mave to ) multiplicity of their old civil service commission to keep track of them, torrinc hodge-podge, That our wartime system Washington will disintegrate tho return of peace anyway, They Usually Stick A" goycrn'mant b u re a u, once ostabllshed', Is-piv We have them yet, dating the last war. The theory. . in with safe bet, •^^^^^w^mm^^ii^f^^ 1942 government :atWasliing- or tl? e ion. . . •'•' For the patriot •is who not : nth in kingly e •' may he with his we can Washington demand. ' in, violent disagreement government. All(>!Ul . . (hq , fo - the patriot is jnni. ,- m the war effort rove that this is so. muml London in an earner thintfs \vcrii • going •o" the 13i'Jt!sli and a mniT 'mimed .Lloyd pi/pfl tho government, challenged thr ? . war «^' , Pause he was unpnti lotto n u IP for mo contrary reason. 1 porumately. oilier-, members pRt'llament hegan to wiiv and the. whole tha rlft- •his and .disastrously ilcry Welch- George . or 1 tine reel y nnd not foo- Br Ubli of his gov- rcorganiwiUon took ,j ,,cre 'is more, than 11Y that/we might, he. faced a'similar situation In our country and all.hough the dent is elected for a me.mhers of his and the president i,ho ' with :o\vn prfisl- llxed term onhinci. are In response »uisi| uponl &D- ouil miMlio opinion might be n to mako- sweeping changes good of the nation. suggesting tha.t now hut point- ssibilSty and thai, the congressmen who wm |J quarrel ,\v>lh the, piesi* the cabinet may be sup-Iho government," in the sense, meaning the \ycl- nll'of .us. __ •»• » SOUTH PACIFIC for the We arc no! t.lmi, is necessary In irmil, that it .)« a tit til necessary dent and porting largest, Hire of jngton and California, he snj<j >V ),.,| every American ,by this lime'' surely, 'appreciate. The. President was only i (OOV) abreast of'his own pcoph\ j? 0 ,. t , since, the',lapaiicse. closed i n General M<icArthur and his men for. the siege of ttalaun sula, the people in this have been burning to got hu 0 Far ISasl. and light the .laps. . The only criticism raised ;ig a j, )st | the administration was for n s ' parent slowness, in following thjs policy: Perhaps tho misunderstood, but their | lcar( sank- when the secretary O f ,j navy announced that l)u> .lapa^ war was only a sideshow aiul u lt j| oiir'real interost lay on 1)u> side of the map. The people never thought So i Their instinct was truo. n j s confirmed by te Prosi.lont hj nu | self who says that so fur as \v 0 | are concerned, th<! south Pacillc Is of P 7sBibri- portancc. • Of course it is. hvorv every 'factory who is to making a bomber is nghtlng ,,,| lhat battle, and helping ( MucArtliur and the galUnl. nutpU and American defenders of Jn Y ;i.| Only by bombers now can tho ground' foe regained. And wo kno\v| thti kind-pf enemy wo arc lighting) 'and the necessity of hilling where ho; lives. From Other Newspapers forces in • that' 1 may the Held even, .though -require sharp" criticism WAN IN Bridgeport. Telegram) - President Roosevelt we bo eve, wiV./lnd no important •dissent n nils country from'- the policy .he nnoimced in his last radio speech Si.!,, of carrying the war to , the WnU is the American, way. kind of strategy the people' understand and Moreover it is the only of strategy which has ever wars for us iiv the past. . • When President Roosevelt this nation must fight a the far south Pacific or .Japanese invasion troops war in paramount n lan enemy, H is the art can prove. Am- ap- kincl won. in light said war, 'else, on' Wash-' SOFETIINIG TO MVKl.L 0\ (lie- .Moines Register) The newspapers ns well as t Congressional' Record ivprinied. ii| when Senator Gillette of ) 0 \v;i road the pledge, -found. wriMon on \\v diaVy flyleaf of Martin Treplion, of rherokee,'la., after hisdoaih in r battle of Chateau Th lorry; "America, must win Iho, war, Therefoi'O. 1 will work, 1 will MVP, 1 will sacrifice, I will endure.; 1 will light cheerfully and do my utmost, as if Ihe'-IsSue'of the. whole simple (Ifipended oh me alone." • Senator Gillette suggested DIM members of congress might do \vd| 1,6 recite it doily after the opening prayer. ' . , So might we ah. ^ That odd 1>iccc or rurnKure might use the CltisslJ Dennltlon of Democracy., by ,lpca). man: "Where, you .o.an .walk .'out of u-party ,'wlLliput , walking.v.Jnto-u aonceniration .camp..' 1 - .'.,,. ' . If 'hugbalKls 'were r taken 'out;,on approval/ doubtless.,lYiany; 'OlV Lliem would -lie sent back.'.. ,' :-'• •-. " Ireland;, return- nlglit,;losl; ilicli 1 . T-\vo travelers. ;in ing ; " homo lato o'nc' way.'- : .- . •' ''•••• ; '"' ; .''.v'.' -v '"• i ; : ; ': Raid one, "We/ are. In a v comel ; ary •;; Mils' Is a grfwosf.pne." •;.'.. •< '. •'.; : '" ; "\Vli6so 'is it?" asked thn Molhpr.'- The more soher-.of 'theUvvo, ;hav-' Ing •si.t'iick.'a mal-oh, sajrV/l'I/rlonM. 'icnow, -but he .seems to. have lived In u good- old .age— 175."^ : -• . ; "Son, win you. 'read '.the:- name?'. Insisted his companion. . -." AnoJ-her mal-cli haying.. ..ho "I don't know him, Sorne called Miles from Dublin. . The other day T wont:. into A fortune telling' 'place; •\ pi'otty girl she r'aad my, . " And then slapped'; my n^ Jit--. J'e.llow , faco. Salesman—Doso ls".-a fine 'spot;' all wool but d' buttons.; D'ya want-belt In d' back? '•:".' . :':' . Customer—No ; do; you,;: want -/a kick' In d 1 pants.? ;'. ; '•;:..:....- : ;.;.. . Jus I as wo arc getting 'sur.o'.'/ot 1 the spoiling 1 of 'names with the war,, the.-.confli.cl Homowhoro clses.- '• '"''••"'£"'' ; '; P o ncl m o the r—W Ivor e,:' ci i tl .y p.ii go'-. hat black eye, Harold? •D!d-i i rt': : I ell you thnt-eo.o'd' 1 MtUq.bpy.fvimver; to was but .they their old in (jroparo when 1 occasion do- inanely, that they wore temporary aro still doing., buslnc-ss -at * a'ho best gamble .'is that our riew- ly-ctovcloplng, aggregation, will be •ociuftHy permanent, Jf they prove to bo' so,' we'll have .to start in on tho creation of an entirely new network of post-war, civilian o^ccs, multiplying oui". .capital's official population by- about 1 two, at least, And already It Is so thick that It having to move out Into the .sticks, or the District of Columbia will burst. ... The fact Is .that this isn't an emergency, It's a new era, and 'It promises; to be something fierce. At present war's becoming normal,' but I'll wager that the next peace won't Gosh pity the 1 next national administration! — assuming, that, the war Isn't mercifully still raging whon it comns In, . I WAR IN EUROPE A YEAR AGO, MARCH 2, 1941 By Unllod-ProsH Turkey -clo'soa -Dardanelles -to al without 'special iiermlls. Vloliy ylo-UlH to Jauan In Thftllcinr F-roiu'-h announce capture o KtU'ra. 1 Soorutai'y of U. S. military at laiihe .In Buonarels arrested an( p'ul In ooneontratl'on oamp. -Thftl- odd plceo of furniture llnd n .Imyur if. you uso .the .. jled nioilluin, .. ,, •• Harold — Yos, mother; levod you. I. thought: he "• was ,::n !odd 11 ttle • boy and h it ; hjiiv,:.; and then I round out he wasiv ( t.; i ' ;'...., ;'. : .. '"-... ,;•; "CONTRAST i.. ,.'. i / (Norwalk Sentinel) . .With tlic 1 Japanese hattering.'a.l. the •ffnl.cs? of ".the -city,' .cars' dVc\'v ( UP ; tQ Slffrtiwre's 1 .famous. Raffled ! hotel; to.;'HliJcharge : toa-dance guests.,re- pbriers say. ' ; ••''•' ' . i With the. ,'Japanese -thousands of. ml'les awny/ and the scars 'of' Iho • Pearl Harboi- .attack largely healed, UuM'amous Roy nl. Hawaii an hotel at, Honolulu has' been lilrncc! • over to- the navy, as'a'reoVeation center for sailors, ''marines' and "soldiers; ' '.riiis'ls not said.cri.tlc'all.y, Britain has paid nnd-will pay-sore.ly f or, her' ••Monff.'fWcek-end' 1 " mind. An end is being- made L'o- all that, in the Umpire, as- it hJis been ended in Die British-Isles themselves.: \Vo must end it, here, and there, are yigns'that, wo-arc ending it, be- foi-e the price 'grows oven higher t.nan the.high price;we have already paid. '••. • • : :: ; ^ •• ^••••'_ • • DUTY OF A .CONGRESSMAN ''', ^'(Bridgeport Telegram) •" President' "Roosevelt's, .statement that the, nation needs ' congressmen who 'will wholeheartedly bnok "their •ifgQvcrnmeiitV,"--in ..America's war effort, •• regard I ess of. political party',-' is : ' good enough on the surface bill- it' is •bouri.cKt'.o be'.'narrow-.• ly, intercopt'ed .by some -partisans. They/- will" interpret , "the g.ov r drhmen'fe-ndt-l-b mean the war eC- forb 'p'f -tho, whole American peo: plc Init--only the edibts -of ; -a hand- .ful ; of Delected-olTic'ials who happen ito belong, to one .political party. ^Ahd'^li'fit-.'ip^nq't the. : ;Ci'ux of the "'• '•"'• i- 'n-f.' f hTi;,-" : '.' v,. ' -• ' ;.men who, .party, will day -and success of • of battle, ".the gov-' that the whole .- .people war ; effort. It VER/V BROWN f HURSDAY'S CHILD HAS FAK TO 00 FROM .THE OLD RHYME: . '. .; CHAPTER. .TWENTY Thursday morning, Alex .began teaching, Sonny ;to' ride. She ,waa a fetching pictvire:in'white.hiien rid'•' "breechesv andv open-throated If he, only could,- -Ann .but she knew tfytt Richardson would have little, standing.in,.court. How, ever, he could make-trouble. "You'lV probably have to buy him SlmlTlb tlio letters of, ,A; around, mid you get' a true descnp,.- llon or him, "Tho Llar, n ". ;; ; ir ..; .... '\wprleeci ou - ' \Ve-'iieed;.. in' congress regardless '"or political iwlioleheartedly :. labor night '-to promote the America iiV.'i-Iie . Held That means/'backing. ,up ernment" In" -the sense government is / t-he or', the' "-people's Mistress—You say you I'm- the Van, Twiners. , Gun prove that? ..'•:-..' • ••. NOW Mnid—Well, -.mum.; show you some spoons and with their initla.ls or , means backing- ' up . our • hrmerl •"'• Cadd -io—Sc.von Leon find one 'upoplocLlo! .ordinat'y, sir Co'lTec only -keeps, nights. ' . : IF you you want a .woman-'itp- |,ell her she i; Toaohor— Is punts singular. • oi 1 pi urn I? Pupil— If pliirnl. ' ' , •Tc.uchor— Well, if- lie docs nol- Pupil 1 — Tchn, lt's :: alivgultjr, ; ^ ; , ; . . a man. '\vonrs : .' I om'._.,lls': l.oki: 'Lite . a A bin collccii.or hnr luisbnncl. .Xvns 'Lite .fittrdj^t nian l,o ' gol. money out '.of .-Ihat/^hii, ...IVacl evor mot. Tho' .lady "'said -.:. "TiraS.'K. what VITI always to llln' him."-.— /v--. your 1-ioro ' is a letter-' .from wife snylngO'ou ar.c .lite i'atir- ol 1 a i,en : pound boy,-" ,. - . TjotjiU Man—Doe s she say .anything else?. •".;. '•••' '.'''•.. '', ^ Ki'lnnd-^-Thal.'s nil,/ cxc'opt., nl,v the onrl ol 1 l.hc letter she' s(\ys;_ " ' A ^proniihor \v.li sermon very l.ypowi'itten 'It arrived at the ni'iul' that home. He people- av.'iikc •TOo.untry. Boy—Say', vMistor, can ^OLI toll' inc what--'an orator 'Is? . • •^ Pr.ival.f!—Sure.' It's' a 'fellow who's always' ready ; ',tb; -lay down-: your life for his cpuntiyy,' •' " A blotter nbsorbs every thing nnd •gives out ; nolhing-. Don't be a blot-' tor. " : ' '-• •' •••:/' " ." •• shirt, her. red'hair piled high -on.her head. 'Such a :n'gure, on .the. bridle path' could not; go, unnoticed long. Within a. Week,/she' gained newspaper-column .notoriety. Kirk rend it it'b"reakfast:'and.,Va8 furious."He telephoned-Ann immediately,. Can t 'yoti.;iQpk^afteir.'.jieu?!V. he demanded; . • When he hear^ Ann's distraught voice, he felt suddenly sorry'for her. •>:•'?What am I going to do, Kirk/ she' asked. . A " i ; "She. really isn't interested' in Alex; is she?" '". ' ' ., • . '"I. don't.know. But I think we ought to get away." ' .'/Go wherever you like, but make It soon,-" Kirk directed, "And next fall I'll send Sonny to school." • With hope in her heart, Ann talked to, Sonny .that night about going north-for a month. It was hot in town but, in the high air-con- ditioned'apartment, it was cool. . Alex was; there.,as usual. -He glowered ;a.t Ann when she brought up the subject. "You know I .can't afford 1 .to go out of town, Ann," he said-'petulantly.- • • ., "Why not? YOU can. go with us. It won't cost you anything," Sonny said.-Quickly. • "We'd be horribly bored without you." "I couldn't Jet you do that," Alex 1 protested. ^ • Before .Sonny could object, Ann s ',ivoice 'broite in: "Leslie and I are leaving town without''; . '. escort!" Sonny,-standing at. the window, turnedV"Whateyer you say, Ann." Alex stood "up. stifny and said, "I'll go along and dress for .dinner." Shortly after, the maid announced a visitor to see Sonny, It was her fosterrfather. ';•..;••. , . "What-are you;,doing here?" she demanded. : ! : "I' have, come to take you home wher.e. ,y.ou belong." . He Ipoked around:; the. luxurious...apartment with.frowning eyes. "Who is p ; ay-, ing fcnt-xhis?" . •'. .. . . Sonny- knew he had been drinking. She was suddenly a£rai,d. '. vHe grabbed her wrist : "I'm your guardian; remember." , V ••''.'• Sonny- called frantically for Ann • who'- ..'came''. '-running. . Richardson, bending back' Sonny's arm, glared at Ann. "Look at', this woman you're living- with! She's—not . respect' off,"' He for "*»ril never dp it!. 1 hate-him. maoVmy Hfe'miserable 1" . : "But you may,, have to pay p eac e_when you have money,:.- Ann retorted.. "I. know what Kirk Will, say.''It's a' shake-down, • • Reporters a'nd phot.ographe.rs were'soon bes^ieiging the apartment. . ••.; i Sonny slept fitfully. that night- At breakfast she looked, tired and wan. We've got, to get away, she remarked: as she tried to drink her coffee. "We'll go. the end of the week " Later Sonny left the hotel by freight elevator to meet Attorney Dick Rockford who was waiting for her in his car.' They went straight to Kirk's office, but Kirk was not there when they arrived. They waited 1 for what seemed hours. At noon, Janice came in, radiant in cool navy. "I've a luncheon date; with Kirk. May.Iwait? Nice to see you, Leslie." • . She had seen the papers that morning and had shuddered. That awful girl! If they were ever rid of her— _ , . , J.anico talked with Dick about their mutual friends, a conversation which excluded Sonny for the most part. , . • . "Kirk 'tells- me that you're going north shortly," she said at long last, turning to'Sonny 1 . ' " "We hope so, Ann and I." "The Hoilisters are going to.Sias- conset. I'm going with them ' this year." Janice • blushed prettily. "Has Kirk told you?" she added.'; "What?"'asked Sonny; • I!: : "It's 'a great secret but I know'I can trust-you both. Kirk and Tare to be married late next winter." ; Dick jumped, up, offered his con- Mrs.' Nowsorn^-T".-understand thj«'. medicine'is- r advertised as good Tor 'nuin : or'-beast;-'' , : : •-:':• Local , Druggls.t—Yes,-' .rnadam, that's; ric?)iM---:: : :' • " ; '..." •-.•Mrs.--'. :: NqSMS!o.mr-pive... 1 me a large .bottlc-'-pleasp^l^bolieye its the very to • huild a much "Hot town.' koS'; real \ .work Tlioro •..iS-'Vto.O;.• Alr":]'a i itd5np.{;:^nodgli..'wbrk .in every ''" '' ' '" on.-, many "pages,; church and, discov- ho had loll his- notps: ill. began Ills sermon- some- thliig like Ihls: .As 1 havo.r.r.org.ot- l,OFi -my. /notes for '-m morning, 1 will rely on-: the for guidance. Tpnight L will •.C.oi».\q r s better .prepared," ' :( - . ,-' : Goirer—HI;\ Poppoi'. .\6\itr ••< How "many strokes ,lias ; .-<»• with •doesn't o; : i f}vc : i^|^iicn;|:J5;i;ipMStis; '^i t'^-. i f a gront she? ••'-. awful that's bandits , *.>V;£E"y-Y W;."'^.-"): '?^49ri^-r' : ?: -'i^libcWKi'.Ma'nr^-Nope, my wi ^wi^C^'v^. ; "^ : ^ vV<IiK?;.(;^?;^vv'ii-.^v' ! ji f; r f ~.'••••• r\- •f :: -" : '- • : ' r. iXl'fii.'l.i rt »v'..-.'rt vn.l rri'A'' • iilirv'ii f ~'l i I f ]/: wife .was : .. . . 1 Ann's face crimsoned as she reached' for the telephone. . • '., /Richardson vyas too quick for her, But Sonny slipped from his : grasp and ran to.her own 'room,. where she ''phoned'. 'for' help. Then she hurried back to Ann's aid. , . 'Shortly, two house detectives and some bell boys .charged .into the apartment.. •'-..-• . i .... Richardson .fought like a maniac, . Sonny. 's dressing gown was. torn from her shoulders. Ann's face was scratched. Someone, telephoned the police and Richardson was finally .subdued. , - . ': . ; ..: "I've got -to get hold of . Kirk," Sonny , cried.. When she heard his voice on the 'phone, she quickly told him:. "My foster-father, was just •h;ere.' He /made a terrible, scene." ^H'l^was 1 afraid: of that," Kirk said. ."I had. a letter from him today. Stay .there in the apartment tonight. Tomorrow- we'll try to.£-Bt the matter settled quietly." . - •. • .Then Kirk added,- "Don't talk to anybody;. Cut off your .'phone , immediately." . , '•'•.'• : .". <•' So : ;the two girls barricaded themselves hv the apartment and refused .all calls.-.-.' ; - . ; ' • •-..-.' ;•..'.-' • ,- •. "He>can ? t make me go with him, can he?" demanded Sonny. ; gratulatipns, and declared: "This is news. ; Kirk is\a sphinx—didn't say a''-lyo'fd about it'to me!" Sonny managed: "I- hope you'l) be very happy." ''-..':•' "We shall. We've known-each other all our lives, and we've been more or less engaged ever since I can remember. ' Dick knows that." , Kirk came in at 12:30,'looking tired and warm. "I'm sorry, Janice. We'll be tied up with this.business most of the day. You better run along." ' ; Janice's manner was perfect. "I've some shopping to do so I'll keep busy and ride home with you. What time dp you leave.?'.' . "At five. Til, meet you at- the Plaza, if that's.all right." ; . . ; . . . After Janice left, Kirk sat do\vr»; in his -chair and- began abruptly^ "There's nothing to do but pay your foster-father. We don't want J -.o go to court. He's signed an agreement to stop molesting you for $50 a week for life." "I-won't pay it. Not one cent does he.get from me!": Kirk tried to calm her: "Sonny, we'can't drag this into court. We'll pay for awhile.' Maybe later we can go to bat on it. This is the best' way." £onny's clenched hands beat on his huge' mahogany desk: "I won't, I tell'you! I won't!" - Kirk tried to argue; It was no use/. Her naming temper'was up. Finally he broke in: "I'm your guardian. You'll do as I say until you're 21. You will pay hinv.'the money until that" time.- Then ifvyoii want 1 to fight, that's another story." They stood-glaring at each other over; the desk., ... "You can't do this, Caivhc, Dick??' Sonny appealed to the ,"I think it.ls.best, Sonny." ^ gooul and get- Kirk-stbod up: "Just R rmmiU, Sonny. -If you think all this 19 anj' pleasure ,tp, me, .you're quito. mu> taken. I'm not used to.spending^ time with such matters.. Its, v d]» ; - gusting..'rtn .simply, trying to.sfcTt" trouble—at a price.and a che»ponj Tpu'll do as : Isay. Otherwise you'll K et' another biardian. Dick talked me into this in the beginning!" ' The- moment he had spoken,, he .war* sorry, 11 for- Sonn'y's stricken face made him,ashamed. "J'njsor. ry,' Sonny," Kirk pleaded. "Ididn< mean it.", .., . • • . • . . . He 'came' .over and putting Mm arm around her, bent to kiss her; "There, now, we've made up. • -The kiss brought tears to Sonnyi eyes, but.not a word did sho utter, For some inexplicable reason sw was so lo'nely, TJ "Come, dear. No more tears, inr, going to take you to lunch/' All dimng-the meal, Sonny wpf seeing Janice's dark face, Shchftd known that s^ome day Kirk marry Janice, but she did notlt to think about it. • • " ,..-, ,' .;>v;.:':» .... * ., * •' ' ' ' '•' -' '''• • • " " rr« i ~-!« I Sonny did not see Kirk again i fb're he leffwith the familytorM Cape.: When he telephoned to w)»| gbpdbye, «he and . Ann 'were out they 11 were bxisy > getting ready w leave themselves. Alex had not called for threedayi and Sonny had said nothing mon about"his.going north with tnerM< Ann felt. there still might be hopi for her. . • v The' apartment was full of nci luggage! Sonny's room was strew with boxes,. tissue paper, _ hiu gloves, ;bathing suits, beach »n riding clothes. She was having w time of her life. She hftd ered that if she bought hard fast enough, it seemed to her restlessness, her vague pincsa, '• • • •' • '•,, ...Thursday night Ann hud » <»" ner date. Sonny decided to BtftV" and have a supper tray sent up seven o'clock Alex telephone*. £ insisted that ho must sec her DC BO she nn>«! fore 'she left town, agreed that he might come up. ••; Reluctantly Sonny dressed. arrived with an armful of for 'her. He looked very "I tried toi get along and I couldn't," he said abrupt His tenseness astonished the i pri. "But Alex, we're just trie^ You belong to Ann." . . "That's ridiculous 1 I've been monicnv about you from the saw youl ; 'Ann and I arc just friends." . . . ;• He paced the. floor restlessly. can't let you go. If Anns m i with me,- I'm. sorry. There i oli me,- . anybody.but you,. Sonny. "But I don't love you, postulated., "I like you "You can learn to love terrupted Alex. Sonny «* D smile flashed b* Janice's, smug fore Sonny's unhappy she became engaged to maybe Kirk might be sorry! .. • Something 1 told Alex thn ^ was his moment and he P er ' SIAnn "I'D go north with you ana A Just give me a chanco. Call i^ „ engagement if you wish, Sonn. -^ 1 On the impulse, Sonny w, A.lex took her in his arms, OM drew away quickly. , i a nd P places," he said, ignoring her *> w* ., .., . n "But I'm not supposed lo -••"We'll -.pick quiet spots, Get your hat." ' ;-.-' (To be continued) ' Cppyrlchl by Ver« Brown ; • . DUtrJbuUd uy Kim re»iur«» Syn<»« • .•• r 1 ;.^!;-:,--:^''".:^!-^^^^ : ' •'-'• 'v'•--feW'^'.^:"i'\':»^S^M^i 1{ . : H'f i/; - v *-'•'!•. -.'••'-.•; •' • •'

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