The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania on January 3, 1930 · Page 12
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version
January 3, 1930

The Daily Courier from Connellsville, Pennsylvania · Page 12

Publication:
Location:
Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Issue Date:
Friday, January 3, 1930
Page:
Page 12
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 12 article text (OCR)

PACE TWELVE. THE DA1L.Y COURIER, CONNBLLSVILLB, PA. FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, laav. BY HELEN SCHER^ERHORN YOUNG CHAPTER XXX W TCWMESDAY". . . Waiting afl day tor Dfck *» telephone. Slve could not call hiia «.p~-- mmethfog haW her back. No wwi that evening. She refrained from mentioning hi» name again . Finally sho asked: "When i* D4ek leaving?" "Tomorrow on (±MS Ceatury. Trtod t» get M» lor dinner tonight affsin, Wt he was busy." TJmrwiay . . : feattng sick and miserable! The telephone rang all morning. Each time the bell gave tha first tinkle, Enid took the re- eei-ver att the hook and waited breathieealy to beaw Dick's deep "Hollo I" Why hadn't he ealledt There waa Anna telling: her lunch was ready. Several timea the telephone rang dtfting lunch. Once Ned was on the wire jtist fc» »ee how she WfW. The Century left at two-forty. Two o'clock now. Two-thirty. "Oh, Dick. Why don't you coll?" Two-thirty-five. Only five more minutes. He'd have to take that train and he had left for it, be- cimso she had callod up the hotel bi desperation and been "-told by the head porter that Mr. Grant waa on his way to the Grand Central. Yeu, Mr. Grant had checkrd out -- was leaving on the Century. The first tinkle of the bell. "Enid. I've been trying to get j/xm "I couldn't eosae to «ee yon, Enid." "I understand, Dick." *Tn be thinking of you, Enid, and waiting to hear from you,, 111 be thinking . . . " She glanced at tha clock. "Dick!" she held her lips close to th'e telephone and covered her mouth and tha mouthpiece with her hand. She glanced at the door. "Dick," (the whispered, "I haven't told Ned anything -- because -- Dick, I'm going to hnvt. a baby . . . It's our baby, Dick." How much can bo expressed Sn one wordt Al! the love and pride and f ear and guilt and giory which Dick felt, in his aonl were in that word. A clicking sound and then. "What number please? No, I eannot traco the number." One minute before train-time. Two-forty. The Century wns pullinp out, carrying Enid's heart with it. Yes, she would write to Ned nbout the baby's coming after he ·was gone. That was it. And she had told Dick the reason she was putting it off. She couldn't spend Ned's money to live on now -- she couldn't do it -- and for tha expenses of having the baby -- that ho simply could not and would not do. Oh, Dick -- if you were only here! Then she happened to hear some one say that money could be borrowed in advance from the bank whore nn estate was left as ft trust fund. That was how Mummy had left her money -- a trust fund for Dave and herself -but they said it would take a year to tettlo it. v hom-f.he' Borrow--make k loan. *!» aha gv bo eea about this 7 She could nt ask Ned abotat it. Sho ooctWa't write too Dam What woold she dot Nod would lea-re her money do- posited in the bank. Sho vncxiWnt touch a ««nt of it, no, nofc on« coat. It would be awkward to 70 tx the bank, but everything was to bo awkward and complicated. She would go right away to Mr. White, Mummy's lawyer. Do lawyers aak questions} · Wouid " he".'· want to know why J . .She could .itay it, waa' for a friend--another lie. How distasteful to her they were---lios, deceptions. She had nevar Icnown; anything about even an evasion of! the troth. She was not bred la that way. "Why certainly, Mrs. drier," iv White fiaid when site tremblingly askod him. "That is vewy common, !(t nmy take several! weeks, bat I£ can arrange t?.iat for you without any difficulty with the trust company. I'll advise you when it has gone through." Ned might stee the lottor--and it would no; be natural i!or her not to bav'O mentioned It, She thought quichJy. "May I call yon up and inquire, Mr. V/hiteT I would prefer to come down and get it from you direct. If yon xvill ask the bank to send it to yon instead of me I should b* jfrateful." Mr. White rubbed his chin aa she went ont of the office. "Strange lot this new generation. Suppose younsf Grier Ja ciose with hejf. She might be in debt. They pl*ty fcridga for high stakes these dam' 11 Tho weeks which prece-rled Ned's d«ivartnre were a terrific strain on Bnl'd. Ho was so kind and thoughtful in ever;/ arrangement for her comfort during his absence and so gentle anil affectionate. The night before ho left w»s one of torture. How could she have done this great injustice to the man who loved her so truly :md unselfishly? She couldn't keep this thing a secrot much longer now. As soon as she had written the letter to tell Ned it would be nil right, bat she didn't want to talk about it nt home---not until Ned was on tho ship way out there on the Pacific, because if ahe told it before to her friends some oni) might mention it to him. And there was her mother-in-law, Mrs. Grier. Sha would be wild with joy. And what a blov to Mother Grier the divorce wouM be! Oh, how much sorrow .that one night out there at Serana was causing! She'd close the an irtment for good, say she was going to Atlantic City for a few days and go west from there. That would save a lot of explaining. , When she took the train for the We ;f. she would cut loose from everything--because she would writ': that letter. Then she nnd Dick would live in the West. She would never come home again J Y*s--she wns goinfj out to spend Christmas with her brother and Pauline. She waa packing; Anna was ...... her. How she hated to leave Anna J She might never see her again. For the present she ·would keep Anna on fall salary, T« part suddenly with Anna, who had lived with her sinoe she ftrst started housekeeping., would be too awful. She couldn't do it now, That night in Atlantic City Enid slept like a woman drugged. The dull roar of the ocean soothed her, and ahe ftrft the relief of a first step taken on a difficult and hnrd journey--ot least she was ia action now and felt a certain rc- leasa 'from surroundings '· and friends which' brought Jjor trying situation to her mind continually. It was good to rit comfortably wrapped up in hcary rugs in n rollingychair and move slowly along tha boardxralk. Several times she saw friends from New York whom sho knew, but «ha pulled her hat down and her collar np. Sho didn't want to talk .to them. They would think it strar^ro that she was, in Atlantic City by herself. The day she iy;nt back to New York and crossed from the Pennsylvania Station to th*a Grand Central ahe felt like a fugitive. How strange J There she waa in tha New York that sho 'loved as only a born New Yorker loves the city --and she was running away from it. Bat there was nothing for her in her home--it waa her home no longer and Mummy--oh-Dick! She wanted to get oat into hi* country. That was where p v e belonged now. The mountain* would bolp her to think more clearly, and sho -would be with David and Pauline. Sho had writ- ton them that she would come direct to the ranch by train and would telegraph them just as soon aa she arrived m San Francisco, Chicago. Shu lunched and then went to her room and prepared to r«8t until dinner. Her train fo-r the West left about eight. She took off her dress and, as she stood in front of the mirror, brushing back her sloek hair, sho suddenly felt a gentle flutter under her heart--hke that of a fettered bird. Her baby! Tears came to her eyes, and she knelt by the bed and thanked God for the littla life which had just made ifscU 1 known to her and begged Him t«t watch over her. "Dear God--forgive me. I ioved him so." Then she wrote a letter to Ned, very short nnd swe«t, telling him that sho was poing to have a baby; ·that she had known it for soititt time, bat didn't want to worry him by speaking of it as ho had to make the trip; that she'd be 1! right with Piuiline and Dave; and ending with 'Take care oi' yourself: don't worry about mo!" The little life which she had felt had given her strength and direction to write that letter. Now Enid was proud--and not lonely. She held her head very erectly aa she sat at dinner tha'l night, and n sweet expression of dignity and tenderness was in her eyes which had never b^cn th?r? before. She? did .not bend her shoulders forward now. be t on tinned '_ I9rt. hr Krtoi Srh.rawrhOTT^V J ta Km. "-"-in THE OLD HOME TOWN Stanley MY GOOD MANx HERES A NEW DiME FOR vou . You DONT 81= JUST TROT THOSE "TRUNKS UP To MY ROOM '.'. A SIX "TRUNK IS ST'OpPtMQ AT THE CENTRAL. HOTEL. A FEW PAYS Rclurning Scientist Telia of Life on Hottentot Reservation. TiVnshlngton.-- For three yenra hnrrm was a corrngutorl Iron bousa on top of a suu-bUslered, nolltary mouiitnln !n nn ndd country for W. A. ITbovcr and Mr«. Hoover, their four-year-old dnughtcr and BVcd A. Oreclj, a fellow sutciUlst, wlio huvo Just returned to Wnalilngton from South West Africa. K i l l i n g » charging leopard w i t h a 22-cnllbor Hflo, snys Mr. Hoover, was the most exciting-., adventuro of their lonol.v post. X h u ringhiils cobrii incl- d c i n t ' w a s n oloso second. .Tho cobra spit poison In Mr, Hoovur'b fnce, Mr. Hoover was field leader 'of tho National Ooogrnpblc society expedition In co-npcrnllou with tho Smithsonian institution to estnhllsb n solar rndlntion observatory on top of Mt. BrtikUnroB, n doud voicani* if South Went Africa. Hetty, Mr. nnd Mrs, Hoovor's diufffh- ter, wn« one and one-hnlf ycnrs old when they went out to entobllBli tho ohaervntory. Now Blie is four. A (Jock of chickens nnd u cow woro hor only pliiyraatea for three yeurs. The HooTora and Mr. Orcely ivoro relieved by fxiuts O. Sonlahl nnd Mrs, Sordnhl »nd A. G. Frollnnd, «'ho arrived nt Mt. nruklcaron to carry ore the work of "ubootlng tlic sun" six times a day, Reports From Threa Contlnonts. Tho work of, th« expedition wim to Bet up an observatory whlcb would rnnke reports /drullar to tliose ninde by Smithsonian I n s t i t u t i o n xolnr olmor- vntortos In Chile and at Table mountain, California. The threa obeorva- torles on three continents lire report- Inc dnily variations In the hoot of tho aim that reaches the cwrth. Rvery activity oa the fuce of tbo c-arth Is dependent on the sua's nidlutlon, the variation of ' which Is tle subject of this study. While Individuals z.re only con- scions of Bueti vnrlntloti In r a d t a l i o r as e n r t h itself brings tibout througl the procession of the Keusuns, evldenci of the vnrlntlon in tlie strcnf^th o tho sun Itself is not far to seek Smithsonian n u l h o r l t i e i j t h i n k there I ; a definite connection between Seeking the Pasqtiftlo Amato, celebrated baritone, who charmed Metropolitan Opera.audiences for sixteen years, haa turned his attention to cultivating voices in others who show promise of be- coming. grCf.t singers. Ho IB here shown with onc^of his utar pupils, Miss Manya Poa, of St. Louis, for T.-hose lesson the accompaniments are being played by Miguel Sandoval at the piano. Inturuatloi:ul XownreeU RECORDER'S OFFICE WILL SHOW CREDIT, WAS DEFICIT IN 1928 PXtONTOWN, Jan. 3..--Th« counity BtutlaUcal report will te 'inac® at tlio clo»a of the busiiuesa y«ar, in«;ft Batur- who.i Una I tlgures will be ob~ Rftcordor of U»eds Larry H. however, is already filaiut- tu.g an exct!U»nt sliowlug toa- his office. Jit 192S -tlio (loflcH tor tii« pecoi-clor's otnoo, a» bet\v£Mn RH«S rood red iuxl the office exj^nsea, InciiwUug salaries, v?«3 I1.8V7.41. This year them waa a irrodlt cvi! apiiroxiniittoly ?4,632, ^"ttls |.\vo Jfiyji yvt to be acoonntfrti for. TJtio ttv fll?d w«r« SCO (ewer than a year ago -but, larger ones in 5i?.o hare hoeit tni.ii.sforr«l to the record »ntl t h o fcos liti .'0 Iw-cn corrospoiidiivg- !y l a r g e r . In A d d i t i o n the ni-/!« -of t.lio fees was iu-cr-e-ji lod by Mve 1U29 Logiala- tuvo. During tho year 6.0S4 instru- were- r-»-or(]-eil. Bridgeport BR1DGEI ; '0 i IT, J a n . :;- .\li\ :HK[ Mrs. Perry Vr lilteJia.lr and .iuui;Ulw, Laid, of Aml)ridg-e, and Mrs. Georpo Cicero b£ Washington, Va,,, iiuvt- returned to the ; .r homed a f t u r viriiiing tliolv parents. Mr. and Mrs. r. H. HebenthaL Mr. and. Mr ;. Charles Sanerwtno anil dcuighter, Jo tn, of Scottdala Tis'ere Mr. ,-inl Mrs. ,7. S. McOJaltuoa Wudnestiay. Mrs. Mamlo Bliss and daughter, Edna Mae of Fitusbnrg, spent eovcra! liays hero wit.li Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rhome, Jr. Mr. and MM. Frank Mitchell and fn roily were visiting Mr. and -Mrfl. Wll!him Daniels of Trauger on 'Wednesday. Mrs. ChurlcH Sllgcr of \Veei V l r g l u i f t inui Mr. and Mi'!!. Kilwunl Hell of neuc I,loonier, wi.'.ix- v i s i t l i i K ul lli^ !ioin« oE tht'tr m o t h e r , Mrs. i M i n o r v u Bull. 0. \V. Musvc.ll Council, Order of lu- !-openiI«ui Amp-ri-oans, h«-ld Its r-ostiln-t- inootlug on Mondoy erenliiR when election ot officMV, wns h e l d . Mlc-n Albertii. S h u m a k f i r nt r i r c e n o burg, spent Tuesday w i t h h*r . p s r r n l s , Mr- and.Mr«. O. S. H e b e n r h n l , t t o n nnd solur rndhulow und of weather, The obs^ryntcr:f M . Hoover estnbl!»hel on Ml. BrtiMsarc , Souiih West Africa, mny pome di / help warn Chicago uf a corning dn p In I'emperature, At ttruMcnros Mu IIoo\»r pnr y Hvinl y.WXI feet ti[ n u j o i i n t n i n s W e u - d 01 tntlea from a tjrocery store. T 10 nearest white nuio, a f J e r m u n inlHsIr .1- nrj'. lived eight miles away. Tb !r nearest neighbors were HoUCDU -j), whose be«ilvfi. houses dotted the pip n. Hecdu.ie the observatory s t a n d s w i t !n a HoltentaC reservntlon Mr. lion er had to ^'H pennies! on 10 h u n t Hpri ig- iiok from the loon! chief -f the 1 ot,- tentols, who Is k n o w n ns C-Hptnlis Isohitcd ci'i) H 'try tnn;nt.-»i;i, · ur- rounilf.-d i.v Afrlt'siu natives, the or- pedltion was nevertiieleas In cons snt touch whh civlllr.!iilQn. The guv irn- naent of South W'?st A f r i c a , w iicb b u i l t the three-room corrupted ron home on the rocliy m o u n t a i n top, run n telephone lints cor.-ncctln^ with I eel- mnnsboop, the nenro.it town. A r ,d!o, H Christ roas (rift from I he Knt nnnl Geographic society. l/roii!:!it iher cn- lile news of the U n i t e d Pint;;, 1 ! .·»!· tbft, rest of the w o r l d v i n thy H l n t i ' n nt C'upetown. n l t h o n p h s t a t i c Inter ered In wiirm weather. "A nuiti set.tliig up n S"l;\r rftd ilkm ohsirvtitory hfts to he :i .Inrk- -f-nH- trades," snys ^fl·. M o r - v p r . " reely and 1 were carpenters, ) l u m b e r , me- chHulca. electr!cion». nn-1 fjrmi -^ al- ternnleiy. "On« »!f;ht we heard nolne: that soundiKl like a lion." he said, .oiling about the leopard, "and wxl if irnlnfi three of our chickens were n IsKlnR. Then wo suspected our vlMtor ' h«v« been u leopard, ind tho fo lowing night inet a bis trap. The leop rd got Into the trap, but went off, t r i p and nil. Greely's Lucky Shot "Next morning «'e trailed 1 «n aud flniilly located him lit a en vice. I fired, wounding tho lep«rd, v liich nt once leaped tov^ard u*. We vere on a ledge. The n n l m u l Just barely inlsHcd tho ledse. and, ns It tumbled down, G reely flred and killed It." The rlnfe'hals cobra, a sn: ke that prows to six feel: in I'-npth, w is n frequent. visitor ii(: the lit. Bri.ik' nros ob- sorvutory. More t h a n h a l f a dozen were killed n e n r tho house Snakebite serum ts kept In the I' o. box nt nil times. Oiv:e n cobra co : ed Itself on ibe f r o n t porch. Anotlies time, as Mr. Hoover entered the store house, he felt moisture on his check n id looked up to see a rlngliali* cobru I\ ing above thn door. Tlu: snako had sj it nt him. lie eot Ills B'"n and killed t. Tbo r l n g h a l s cobrn shoots Its venom as well ns injecting It with the fangs. The poison shot thrwifrh t)u nlr is not dangerous to t i u i n n n a link is it gets Into the eyes. The expedition kept an i*';o truck in a "garage" h a l f way up the mountain. Every ten days sonu one would drive to Kectinan-shoop f -r. supplies nnd mall. On lhc.se trips t h e driver always took a "black bo ·" to walk back in case of iiwident The Hottentots have nfi use for wf -k, but they. do not consider w u l K l n s '-'ork. F i f t y miles In a dny thny con. klor n nice j n u n t . Bonr« I hi- umerg ;ney "bluck boy" ou the t r u c k . DEPUTY KILL £D DURING HOLDUP ISAAC FERNER DIES AT WILKflfSBURG; WAS / NATIVE OF SOMERSET STOVKSTOWN, Jan. 3.--l^iueral services, for Isaac Fcrner, who died Tuosday at his homo at W.ilkiTmbnrg, w i l l ! held in th« Reformed Church 'c ai 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon, w i t h b u r i a l in UuvCMil Fcilows Cemetery. Isaac Fcrner wtis bora n«:ir Somerset, but SJWIH practically all of his fl at Sloycstown, moving to Wil- kinsbtirg 12 or IB years ago because of the tact that Severn! of his daughters woro professional nitrsus In 1'itts- burj; and vtc'nity. His UeaUh had bw-en 1mpairtHl for several years, alt h o u g h ho was able to be up and around u n t i l recently. Walter, t h e only son of Mr. and Mrs. Keriiur, diet) r e c e n t l y and was buried at StoyostmvD. Isaac Ferner was a sou of tho la.it: Joseph and Susan Miller Ff-nicjr of Somerset. Me- vvas married in M a r y lioriKT, a daughter of Lowifl auci N n n c y f l o r u c i 1 of Stoyestown,- who Hiirvive-s him \vitli thu f o l l o w i n g cIUI- d v o u : A rifle, w i f e of Ur, A r t h u r Groan, of IJollevuo, PlllsbHrg; Cora, wife of Quentin riclxirt, of Uttiostown; Belle, \vifo of Lawrence Rlgiion, of Wilklns- burK, and Mia Elizaboth Femer and MlsK Mna F«rner,' b(,)th at home. One sister, Mrs. Moliie Henry, resides in C'lillt'orisia. Mr. Ferrior is reifttwl to tl)t f o l l o w i n g f a m i l i e s in J o b i i B t o w i i : Frank. Krnti'r, Rftu!x»» H. Ferner, Mrs. Abrah a m I'Vjrnei', the lato S. A. Hc-lfloy's i.-!i(!drf-u, R h i n e 1!, Ilorner, Cah-in. B, H o m e r , Mrs. Mtvrttia 'Horner and Mrs. Li a a it; As lieu. Alverton gone in epeiullng A I A ' K R T O N . .Ian. 3 -- Miee Ircna Bei.stei Icfi VVodmwd.-iy for Wilklna- linrt', wliero eho \ v i l l vltjit. ralntlvo«s. j ·Mrti. Hva Fprrfinand of I m i i u n a j i o l i s , ! I m L , !,s v i f i i t l i i g relatives here t'hi-j; \veok. Mi«a li« l l i c k e r n c l l has P h l l f i i l e l p h i i t wliure B!IU is the weok. Harold Q u n r t z lias returned to Akron, Ohio, aftc-r gpemllug u \v«ok visil- i n g relalivee here. ' A Wiitoh n i g h t meeting \vuts held in (tie Methodist Church on Tueecluy n i g h t . Rev. IVige of Smithton, pastor of ihe church was in charge. CieorgC' Beistol A'l«!(.wl relatives !n W i l k i n s h u r g ovor the wock-cntl. Mit3« No'lltt Stonor of. T-I linker spent w i t h t'rloiil« 1n A l v o r l o n , G r i m m vteltcrt relativefl hero "Wednesday. Putroulze tlioso who advertta«. START THE Free From E R 0 r-OVlN'd'l'fiN, ioday mlniRU'i.lly -wi/re li i!Y!el an U i u y souii'ht a n i n l l v i - f o r ( I f i t i u i ' d e r f J ) e - t ) U l y Hiiei'ilT I t l r b a r d M u l l i i n e y , ·!, win) wax shot, l.o d i - u t h i u r i u n :i road- houso l i ( i l l - i i [ i near lioi New A'oar. The robbers, several men and .·» w o m a n , t.onk M n l l a n e y ' i a rear v.vini ' M i n i ?hot. h i m , a f t e r l o r i n n t h e r o a ' l ho!i?o c a s h r e g i s t p r im ! ; i l « l n « fi f'n' c.oai v a l u e d at. ? l . » t o . Bc»olve BOW to hare no msJiioy worries* during 1030. Pay nil your o u t s t a n d i n g obligations w i t h n u onsy-to-giit, uonfldGntinl loan oht.ilneil here. You ran borrow up to §.100,00 or) your own personal rospon- siWi'ii}' without outside signers. 7'ny ns hack In sniitll ^isy-tn- inoot; payments' fitted to your income. Start the. New Year right. I/et: us U'li you alwmt our tlipnUied loaning p l n u w i t h o u t obligation niui our sorvloe which oztwulK oven' .H) years In ("Sroc'iisljinx. I m j u l r o about our lloiius Plan. Call, Wri(- or I'HONK 1 H - M i l.i..-1-liSi'il l i y !)li- S H v t f Oj.H'li S Id .V.:i»- Sid. X l.ii (1. UNION-LOAN CO. First National Itanlt Kids. Uooiii "0-1---So.ciind l'"l«nnr, GREENSBURG, PA. IF you have read any oi the South Seas stories by Beatrice Grimshaw you know how wonderfully thrilling and thoroughly worth while they are. And you can also appreciate the fact that-her novels have practically "cornered" the literature o! that fascinating district. You will End "Black Sheep's Gold" quite up to die Grimshaw high standard in romance, color, and adventurous incidents. TL* C« t 1- 1 T I- ?ir*tl A f * * · IMS dplcnoHd lale Will Appear as a Serial m The Daily Courier, Beginning Tomorrow. SI 'fc'f 1 i i U ' U v l,:u\i- ^u' riid-ibun; arc v t e l t l u r Hanna Named \^--^ ^- -^^ ^^^ an Mi 1 , am! !!-. K. It. H r u w n hort;. M u j . .1. H, O.nigtuMiour loft t^ U i u ' h t t . « - - - t , M l n u . , \vtuix shrt will _^ _ ,, -itU-i- s!u .l!';;. M u y o Uors))!tal for Board of Education"";;:;;";; 1 ,; ,,,,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,., ,,,. : ( ' i l l - f i l l . - . . Mr. M i n i Mrs. l.ri-oy 1'uniui.r, ' i l . V K t . l ' l C M ' I O , I , i n :: H u s r y ' lt l ' u l - 1 t ^ U ' i ' d i i y , n u n \\.\n I K - C M ! t - ' . - . - i t - l ,i i i i i - n i i t . . , - i.\\ ^' ·"'· l'".!iViin iii,| f n i i i H y a r o n i o / i n n v u t i i ishu u i i i i i i ( i l i l t i ) e '"*· "'out t h e i r \Vau?r Uieel. svsidwi' o, - - u ! r \ i M i i : /i 1 , ( ' . - i ! i . de.'. ii hi \'u \ \ h e i - r t h e y i u v v r n l » ' V m \V I I ' i \ . . . y r ; n . i n !h,-» M. I!. t.lu»

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page