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PAGE EIGHT. DAILY dOUHIHH, ILLS, PA. MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 1030. II FASTER of BY ROY V i C K E R S WHAT HAS GONE BEFORE. A LAN BRENNAWAY, 35, has made a fortune. He asks Shirley Dane, beautiful, young, society girl to marry him. She r e fuses, bexwg secretly engaged to Roger Kelton, young lawyer, in whose care she has placed her inheritance, U n k n o w n to Shirley, Alan l«nds Roger half a million dollars to save him from bankruptcy, after he learns that Roger is the man Shirley loves. Alan takes as collateral worthless shares in a Macedonia development which Roger agrees to Investigate. After Roger and Shirley are ·married, Roger tells her Alan is a client of his and, therefor*, he cannot refuse to go to Macedonia. Alan, longing to -;ee Shirley, re turns to New Yor): from a rest in Vermont, Rogei, trying to ge out of his Macedonia bargain, uses Shirley's health as an alibi. (NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY.) I CHAPTER XV. KNOW what's wrong with these curtains now," she said. "When thi^ light is thrown upwards--" "It's a funny thing, dearest, that yoa didn't seem to realize 1 wanted Cynaz to myself for a minute or two," he interrupted. "1 know you did--and 1 was afraid you'd succeed," said Shirley, still manoeuvering with lights. "He told me to put $25,000 in Corto Bellas and sull when they went to fifty-eight." "Did he, by jove!" exclaimed Roger. "Half a second!" lie went to the paper-rack and picked up an evening paper. He found the financial page and then: "Good heavens, they're at forty-eight!" he exploded. "I'm afraid that's lost on me," said Shirley. "I can only repeat what hf said. Corto Bellas--fifty- eight. I've been repeating it to myself." Koltr.n felt his pulses beating. It was well-known that Cynaz did not give dud tips. Forty-eight-- fitfy-eisr,ht. He dropped the paper and turned to Shirley. "You clever little darling! 1 had no idea that that lovely head could hold slock market jargon, but of course 1 watched you once or twice and could see thnt you had absolutely knocked him. . . . What were .vou saying about those curtains?" "It tliom't matter." Shirley drifted about the room still occupied, apparently, with the lights. Some of them shone up into her face aa she bent over them, others sprang up at her touch behind tcreens of silk or porcelain and poured their shaft of radiance down upo_n her. Never had her beauty cried out to him as it did now, to night. . . . "Is she a cross little girl tonight'"' "Don't be silly, Roger- When i am tired it doesn't necessarily mean that I'm bad tempered, 'l haver't had enough exercise lately, I shall start riding again tomorrow." So matter-of-fact was her tone that his face tingled, as though · 'said by i'rennaway and what by himself a ti o u t that impossible Macedonian project, flfc could remember only isolated fragments of the scene. At one point he had shown Biennawny the list of clients whose securities the firm had hold. "By Jove! When he saw that list, Brennaway must have spotted Shirley's name. Must have! So that in helping me, Brennaway ·o · jmay reallj only have been con- Roge,, trying to get ce| £ ad to help Shirley. . . . No, wait a bit!" Kojrer had the sensation of being on the verge of nn important ·· He pictured himself handing Brennaway a check on account for, say, fifty thousand dollars. There would bo no brusquerie; he would, in fact, impart just a little touch of the grand seigneur. The whole incident would serve as a lesson in delicacy to Brennaway. Ho-- would convey that the mere handing over of part of the i loney in no way diminished his sense of gratitude for Brennawuy's signa! service. His mind went off at a tangent. For a me ment hn emotional boinp caught tre echo -if that ecstasy of gratitude he had felt the day Bren- naway hf.d come to his rescue. Lookeo at o ^ e r a stretch of twelve crowded weeks, the incident took on a queer hue of unreality. discovery. "Let's work it out.. , , Brenna- way is keen on Shirley. He finds that she is going to lose $200,000. To previjnt her doing that he paid up a half million. Rather an expensive and roundabout way of setting to work! But he is enormously nch. It's as if 1 had dropped a hundred or two to save her from a crushing disappointment!" Ho whistled softly. "Brennaway then found that we were engaged. That must have been a bitter pill to swallow. No vronder he is so sore and wants to make himself as objectionable as possible-. No wonder he wants me to go out there and mop up one of tho»« tropical diseases. That she 'iad slapped it. fie felt his tempor rising. . . . H e checked it. Absurd to quarrel just after such a markedly successful venture. A queer bird. Cynaz. Five thousand bought at forty-eight HiH pursuit of Shirley forgotten, Roger became engrossed with n pencil and pad When she left the room he did not follow her Hid calculations were- of the simplest nature. They did not really require a pencil. Twenty - five thousand dollars in Corto Bellas if he bought at forty-eight and sold at fifty-eight would yield a profit. of five thousand two hundred odd "We told mt to put $25,000 in Cortn Bellas and sell when they went (o fifty-eight." puts Machiaveili amongst the dollars. ful for would be no -kind of use for the purpose of reducing Alart Brenna- That would be very use- current expenses, but it way's impudence. It followed that $250,000 in Corto Bellas similarly bought s\ould yield a profit of fifty-two thousand dollars. That would be a very reasonable instalment off Brennaway's loan. He cou'd not quite remember the sequence of events He could remember only i mad moment when Alan Brennu vay wa. giving him, as he though i, a half-million dollars. He hu iself had been in a highly emotional itata. There liad been something dramatic about Brennaway's action which had seemed convii cing then, But now-"I wonder why he did it?" "Out of friendship for himself? But friendship couid not explain all the hectoring atout Macedonia and his personal expenditure. "1 beli«ve he was carried away ^ff the ciram v cu the moment. He telt that h« must rise to the occasion. He has had his little hour of glory and now he wants his money back. He intends to make himself a thorough nuisance if he doesn't get it." His mind atili dwelt on that twelve - weeks - old interview with Alan Brenn.'-way. Odd how memory became blurred by intense emotion! V hat exactly had been amateurs. Suddenly he was angry, with at primitive emotional anger that made his breath come in gasps. Brennaway ( had hi eye on Shirley when he v?as going through that sickening pantomime of friendship. And as for the Macedonian business, "Brennaway hud merely mentioned it in the first instance to cover his real motive. He pretended that he was making more or less of an investment when really he was making Shirley at present of the money. "He made a half-hearted attempt to get me to go out thera before' we were married. Macedonian Developments was a bit of luck for him. It turned out to be useful to him after all. Lord, how he must have laughed vhen i told him that I was grateful. He's had all the laugh he's going to get out of this particular trick, '· C To Bo Continued Tomorrow.) Coujrttlt, 1920 01 ttaj Vlrkeii DUUitmtnl 1T Kin. I,'.,n,i,. ,B.I(r,.n IK, . . . BY LUU1 HUNT PCTg«S,MD,AUT«Oa OF^PItT AHD HCALTH'AHD DIET rnj Warning. H KtlK la a letter wlilch speaks for itself. Instead oC being sent to n , it was sent to tho editor of the newspaper, who requested rae to run It. Aa it IB a very striking example of neglect It will no doubt serve a*, a warning. "Sometlma a i n 'D l » t a n d Health,' I read a ·ihort artlflo by Dr. Peters de- scribins u lump wlilch fiaiJ formed In one of tho HUNT b r e a s t s o f a PI.TERS, M, D. correspondent 1 would like to tell the Inly not to put oft havlnjr a competent physician examiwj r,iiJ advlns her as to tho best course to pursue If you will pnnlon me. 1 will g've mv o vn experience In otder to help soin one olao. ."About throo yeats ago J discovered a lump In my left breast and win very much shocked. I went to n hc.spitat, "viu'ie they examined trie *uvl ailvlecl me to have t h e l u m p ft n o v ( ) before It attacked the glanrl.i Iimt-jKJ of t a k i n g their advice, I went to ii so-culled doctor who advised me 'o d i r t nnd rub t h p l u m p w i t h olive oil. inJ it «ouid %a nway. So I put P( ^!l oppi.itIon. ns 1 did not like t ' - - ItioiiKlil of t h e k n i f e O i u d u n l l y i t i i ^ l u m p began to onlarfro and pnin im. boi oming q u i t e a l a r m l n f ; I n c n t to t . Htjr«'o». « t i o told !!IK I h,i.1 no tliiiu lo \\*f, a n i l t v \ o days a f t e r I j t \ i t to I lio hiispitiii I tun! to h n v p i a - - t .soiioiii opiTatton. ami rntne MM .' mnir (tvins; biv-fm^p I n p R l n c t e d '« % u \ « :lu l u m p it'DiO'.ef! h c f o i n tt )· · imi» f . u u - o i n i i s ;.Jv l o f t a r m nml «.! t. nrt- c ( i n u ti l'i|p sirui h i n t (ill Hit- I H I U - , in i l v i n t ; it *UTn t i l t t o w o t h facts: Prolonged chronic trrltatioa may produce the external cancera. This external Irritation Is probably accompanied by a chronic Internal Irritation caused by wrong chemistry ot tho Wood and tlnauo fluid*), which In tuin are caused by wrong nnd deficient diets. jiolaonM of various aorta; plus Ltasis of the body fluldH, from lack of physical Activities--aa It Is In Internal cancers. Jaclison. of Florida, has discovered that his Ciincor patients aro mostly recruited from the o v e r w e i g h t class, nnd these »ho.v an abnotma! amount of sugar In tho blood. Insurance company statistics show that their cancer fatalities arc higher among tho overweight. Juck«on concludt-.i that tlu pn ventlon of overweight mcanj the prevent.on ot cancer In many cases. But after tho cancer- em* or pre-caucoroua conditions liavo arrived, the cells will not .stop m u l t i plying, even if oorrer-t h-'hils nrf resumed, so tlicso aiuht bo removed, either surjrh ally ot by r a d i u m or X-iaya, or n combination ^nd t l ) 3 soonp" tho better are the r-hancea of recovery. Those who aro Interested In literature on t'iiivcr should c o m m u n i c a t e with tlio Ai i c t l r t i i t Bo( lety Tor the Control of Oanc-er, 2b '.Vast 43d strei-t. New Vork C'ity. Wo havo an artlcJo on Balanced Diet and one on th Tummy Ten oxerclsp.i, and a pamphlet on Rci'ucing ami Gaining w i r h f , all or which can be obtained :y f o l l o w , U K column rules. * * * Mrs K - ' our quratlons nre an- i w e i o d In T U T p a m p h l e t on tho KUU , ley mid lUa Uter Disoiders. Boe colmir: rulei. MEYERSDALE WOMAN COOKIE PRIZE WINNER Frances Lint, of Meyersdalo, Somerset county, was among the -winners in tlio home economics class at tho Stato farm Products show's wool «x- liibft at HarrisburR which is under She took honors in oatmeal cookies. Meyersdale B1KVEHSBAI/K, Jan. 27--Thursday evening the directors, officers a n d cmi- ploye« of tho Second National Hank drove to Hollywood w h e r j they partook of a delicious turkey dinner, After the d'innor several h o n i s wau spent in a social manner. Mr. and Mm. W, 11. Hanoi, Air and Mrs. J-ctsenh F. Itekl a'xi M. J Iavt»n- gool loft Friday evening OJ1 13. O. train No. IB on a lour to Texas. They will be gono 10 days, and on tho return trip stops will be made at inter- BLACK SHEEP'S GOLD $ Beatrice Grimshaw *.* V Illujtrorionj by Irwin Myers I i Copyright by Ma.isle Co. VfNV Oervlc* 1 I V I 8 S" ! I «£ o. n r . t r ! !'»· U i i i r t ^ pi f « l o for mo J tH'i. o" t l i n ' i i w lu) !,ive nboormal I n ! M not to pu' olf s i i - l n c n «ooi! dodor. /m t l i c v in.iv r r f r c t I I n i l t)ir«'r l l \ ; s , a«i I do [ ,ni v o r y SHIP If I lvi( K»i'f « | K I I ! Ill-it w a s io|i) to. nin| h t) r!tp l u i i p ! 'uiov'i1. i woiil'l dot no« IIP so handicapped nnd suffer so much. !HS. V." \Va Jo 1101 ct knon tho cause of Jjut wa j u n sura at Uiose Krli!o''i .·· nte: Dr PC tors oannot s ' ru r g i v e iieisonal mJvli o. Your qupsti 111. It of K i n i c i a l mt crest, «i 1 ha iint, i t'iwl In Ihe column in t h - i r t u r n Hnim sis lor -irtii-U-t. or l a n i | i h l p i K e n lianil mii.si l)p ttccom- I'anioil In- n f u l l y scir^nlilirssL-i), stamped tji i-io|ii. plus ilv t o l l o u l n f r Mtnull c h a i , c lo h ' l p COMM fo-,1 ot 1» l u t i n g ». n j hiunllini;: for eai h a i t i c U waived, f.io cc-nts In coin, for c^u-h pa m |il lot Ion r e n t s In coin The pan.i hlciM -o !t;lurha and (lastninj. Ifi/rjtetKs o ' U'onien, Kidncu nnd Itladiler J\sotitt'j * AddrehS Hr. IVlprs, in i ,irp of t h i s paper. Write Icjrtbly, and not o v e r 200 words. Mrs. WJlllant Shirjross o! Oakland, Md., hpotit t h e iWKt wock lie-re w i t h her *»i6ter, Mlbs Lulu l I o u k l f i R , Meyers evenno ' Eugene M a n g l e and Moyd A'ough' npp,n! Thuisday Iramsacltnfi business in Alloona. Mr. ;itul Mrs, K'igar Klingcnmaii spout the week-omi !u Johnstown. Miss L u l u llofkiiifi- left today for Boavev, F« , w h e r e Uie will spend a week with her staler, Mrs. J. Covell Paivjorw, after w h i c h .she w i l l go to j Houston, Texas, to sp^ntl several' tiionlhs with (inolhcr- later, Mr 0 .| Pi a iik tieibort. K l m f - r Uia wont to C u m b e r l a n d , T h u i M l a y r e t a i n i n g In HIP even nig at*1 umijujnieil by Mis. Uia who had been | there for several days, Mr*. A n t h o n y Kln« of Coiinoltevillo *pent a lew days last \voelc v i s i t i n g I he iv. Koi and Mr". K. D Bright of Suite- bury wore c u l l i n g on trie-mis lipje o n ' Thursday. S D. Oi-iirncf has returned Ironi a business t r i p to Pittisburs Loohin-j for JJiir^alns 7 If so, jrea.d the aih-ortlslng columns Conrjar, Thfs went tlifoneh ray mind In ft second, while Jinny was going o t-- "I hadn't anywlwro to stay at Jam. Mrs. Maldstone, she give me a bed. Spicer, he was there. I know Sj leer; he used to ho on the halls, year: ago, but he wasn't any (food at that, 30 he got a job ns gentleman's gent eman to Sir Richard. Well. Kplccr, 1 « said to me--'Why don't you up and after him, when he s'tarts? He'll be back here to get l)is boys -which Is waiting for him,' snys IIP, 'and then h ·'!! b« oft by the Romllly river, nnd f you take a canoe along the roast,' si ys he, 'I'll put you up to nil the ricks,' he says, 'and you'll catch him jp before he can get out of the bus! conn- try, where he'll hnve to cut hi 1 way,' he sayi, 'anil you'll show hi n,' he says--'what you can do after al . And who knows,' he says--Now I" e told you everything, Phil Araory, nn 1 more than you want to know, so I you'll kindly leave my little wooden hut to me, I'll go bye-bye." "Xou'll leave ray Httlc woo- en hut for in?," who parodied, shrill; . The Mack forest about us sounded to her high singing. * * * * * * * I had thanked hor, and left 'ier, and «I was alone--alone with mys 'If, and the knowledge oC my wrecfce 1 ambitions. Things, on the whole looked worne than I had supposed the n to be. Jinny did not know everyth og, So far iia she w«n iiwnre, Splccr ! ad been the moving spirit In tht plot to stof rae and bring me tmck; but 1 guessed tin/ hand of Sir Richard Km shnw la the matter. If the plan wci e his, It was n good plan, f u l l y organ icd, and one might expect developrne its from It yet. It was ns certain a,i anything could reasonably be, that a rival expedition was even now on Ita way. One hope only I had. My ond was not the road of the dead mint r, Grace; I hid used my knowledge of he country to bent out a new trn -k. If I were right--and I WHS nil bi t sure of that --the new way would ut down risk, time, expense, atov* r 1, enable me to get to Tattitflti faster than any one else could. Funler, It night be, than tiny rival trip that hi d atarterl already; I wouldn't gire 111 all hope of that, oven now. Under the hanging ^ b u r r l - a n lamp I (Irt-w forth m copy of G ace's last notes, written on the dny w' en furnlne und skknosM drove him to turn back u i t h Ms task still undone. "Jrace was lending an Pxp!orhi}T\trtp, fnanced by the moneyed partner who wiuhed to solve one of (lie many tins' Ived problems of the New Oulnoo ba k country, and, Incidentally, place his somewhat undistinguished name upor the map. To crotis from the Romilly to the P"!y had been hiH ambition. T icre was-arid still ls-«n big unknovn area In ttiose ports, und Jackson had been bitten by tlia desire, most natural, as I saw H--of finding out what, and who, might be in the uotraveled spare, I sut on the pud of the s'eeplng platform, under the lamp, nnd pored upon ray copy of tfio words he had written In the bitterest hour of hi life-"January 5--No sago In sight Stores very low. JacUsot anxious to. turn back at once. Aicer dispute, agreed one dny more, Bt ys weak, rebellious. Dysentery threi tenlng, "January 0. Today it four we turned back. Urj{ecl Jac' son attempt further travel, but he dec area himself unfit. Insists Immediate 4 eturn. One currier died today. Three In very poor condition. Native? nppe ired on distant rlOge, war-danced. No attack. Deeply regret necessity n turn." . . . Then the passage that ga"i significance to llrfe whole--adc «d hastily In pencil, as If some resei ve, some Itn- pulse of prudence had su Idenly broken down -- "Wli'Jle format on suggests gold. If so, have strucl biggest jeweler's shop over known " "Jeweler's shop," a phr.ise c u - r a n t among Papuan miners, means a pocket, or series of pockets, of en -erne richness, ". . . J n n u t i r y i). Jovered about five miles, Imrd going. Carriers rery weak, feet badly cut. lackaon some- w h a t tK'tter. "10th--Much regret 1 ) say Jackson k i l l e d by natives today evidentlj belonging »o same Tatauta tribe that had threatened us. Wl en stopping la stream bod for lunch, s .ower of spears suddenly thrown fron dense bush. One went through Ja -kson. I flred into bush and ordered carriers to do same. .Heard one or i wo shouts, but on entering bush latt'i nothing to be Keen. Attrndfd to . nrkson best I could, he did,not live three minutes, seems to have been hit In heart. Burled him eight tut deep, piled boulders on top, r sumed march. Beached creek I had named Jackson, about five. (Jumped. More dysentery among carriers, two u bad way." The record contln icd, brief and hard, relating deaths jf carriers, further attacks by n a t i v e , , terrible straits for lack of food and 1/ick of water; the finding at last of i small patch of sngo t h n t onnbled hem to secure pnonsh food l o r a 1; st rush back to Hie K o i t i i l l y river. 0 -are had written little a l t r r t i n t , the 'ever t h a t ended Ills llf'p sinif weeks I ier was b u r n i n g out his s t r i ' i i u t h dny by day, nnd he wiis bitt'ply able to rcnch the const nllve. There, at a 1 ttte trading station he riled; leaving ils gear with the trailer; nnd I, coring along some w h i l e after, had bout nt the stuff for a song. Ornce's dinr didn't interest the Trader, who had lative blood, anil could barely read a id write. I was aa suns, na coy one * juhj_b. tiiaL MX THE OLD HOME TOWN Stanley J E D - M R S FUZ.7,E.t_L PHONED ME - THAT SOMEBODY MADE OFF "WITH,' CUD f50o«iTe?R., DAD EJUST MY BUTTONS AND SIX HENS .-. '-isissz,. JED THRRELU TWOUSHT HIS DUCKS WEJE. FROZEN ST)f=F THIS MORNING SUT ON CLOSEFi E:XAMIN/VTION, FOUND THEY ONLY WOODBN DECOYS SOME 'LOW HAD SUBSTITUTED FOR HIS PRIZE PROPOSED YOUGH IMPROVEMENT IS . VERY PROMISING L'. S. StocI ('orporation May Acquire I'urt Vltteburg Con! (\i. Acreiige. The proposed improvement of tho Yoiiffhioffheny Itlvcr lias arou.se4 more interest In PHlsburR than any previous attempt to Hai o slaukwaler ex- lended to this stream. Writing to his j o u r n a l the Plttsburg correbpondent ol' the American Metal Market, Na-w York, makes ihe f o l l o w i n g observations anent the proposition and Its present HLitu.s "In well informed quarters it is thought altos"tln»r probable that Cou- grcff \\ill soon a u t h o r i « slaclnvater- Ing of the Youghioghony river from Its mouth nt AIKeesport Ifi mileh baok lo West Newton. The, engineering work Korms to he far from completed as bowk's the two dams required it may lie n-oceiseary la impound water farther up since the river has a very small flow in summer. Interests in- ftnoiilial in Congress are 'behind th-e project, this being one of the main points in the current gossip. "A hearing waa heki in PHtburg last week before Ijleut-cnant Colonel ,1. Bain, United Stales til.strict engineer, located at I'ittsburg. There wa« much testimony btrorigly favorable to Ihe improvement Among Wie Impoit- a n t points brought out. weie: "That the Pittsburg Coal Company has S,000 a-cr"5 of uuniiuod coal in the territory, averaging at least 10,000 tons per acre. "That tho MoKe-Kport Coal Coko Company lias 3,000 acres opened, ready*to put coal on the river, "That there are 1,400 acicn of land on th-o stroteli ot river, available lor m a n u f a c t u r i n g sites if wator transportation is furnished. "That while the present project would not benefit the II. C F"ick Coke Company oC the Steel Corporation, continuance of islackwater to Con- nellsvillo would be a great advantage. "Off and on for years there have been rumors t h a t the Steed Corporation would purchase a largo coal acreage from the Pittsbnrg Coal Company and no doi«bt there have been varioius negotiations, pT-emrmably 1loekoil by diffp-rcnco in view as to the price. The Plttwburg Coal Company has altogether too much coal acreage for profitable operation. It lias in the Pittslirg- coal district a total of about 145,000 acres of untwinod coal and [; hardly mining at more Um.ii about one one-luni'drwdl as much POT annum, which in a general and rough way indicates a century. The Steel Corporation has a very large acreage of coal, all told, in Western Pouneylrania, but the cqal available for economical production ami transport lias been very considerably dirniinished. The common opinion on Lho outside is that, Pittsburg Coal Company has lop /nnirj] coal irinii the Steel Corporation too little. The proposed Yonghlogheny Maek- watcriu.g would greatly facilitate sale of a large a Inca Capital The chief town of the Incas was Cuwo. The descendants of the Incus still represent over fill |ier cent of the I n h a b i t a n t s nf 1'prn eyes" were the first to rpst upon St. 1 lint) been absolutely cure--tilt the day I met J i n n y Trencher on Thursday Island--that the very word "Tatatata" was unknown to a n y save myself; thnt tlic suggestion, ( n o possibility ot Immense treasure, contained between the lines of Ornce's dinry, was my secret alone, Now thnt 1 had passed the trading station again, ascended the rirer, no Sherlock Holmes wns npecled to tell me how the secret had got out. That story was contained In one sentence--· Grace had written to his girl. He had no doubt hoped to get better, get back to her.,. .Jlejiad Co-ed Kidnaping ALMOST A BILLION TO BE SPENT ON NEW ROAD BUILDING, 1930 Departments of Stales Prepare Heavy Programs. Two former Smith college male employes are being- sought in Western Massachusf tts as the kid- napera of Miss Susan Albright, 20, above, a junior at the Poughkeepsie institution and daughter of a millionaire Uuffalo gallery donor. Miss Albright told police a woman aided in the abduction. She wa,«i held J r several hours. Ruffsdale RUFFSDALE, Jan. 27--Mr. and Mrs. Harry IHx^on announce the birth of a daughter Sunday morning. The Women's Missionary Soiety of Christ's Reformed Church held a quilting at the home ot Hev. and Mrs. C. Faust Thursday afli moon. A number of people from Ruttsdale attended the play " M a r r y i n g Marian" at the High School 'udJtorium. Hay Mull o£ this place, Albert Ora- dorf ami Martin Telley of Connellsvillo attended the Auto Show in Fitteburg Wednesday. Hev. W. JR. Arnh lit, was calling on friends in Jeatinott«« Wednesday. Mrs. George McMolly ot Pltcairn wae calling on Mre. W. W. Taylor recently. A number ot per; ons from Ruffsdale attended a dance al the Tate dance hall near Hunker Thursday evening. Mrs. G. ,F. Hockey spent Thursday atlornoon in ScottUile. C, L. Reese wae a business caller in Greeneburg Tliurfeilay. Mr. and Mrs. li; rry Seefee and children spent S u n d a / w i l h the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs S. Seeso of Summit. Mrs. J, J. Bowser spenl a few days ^riUi her son-in-I.iw and daughter. Mr. and Mr«. Voro M u r p h y of Ligonler, Mie. C. A. Benford ami daughter, Phylsls of Detroit, is visiUn;; her inothor, Mrs. Jetuno N u l l · Miss Sara Fry 6pent Tuesday in Greensburg. Use t'ht'slfied Ads. They bring results. Sava mf-ucy--r^oJ th» ads. today* done with PKi, as Sir Ulcfinrd Fnn- shnw had done with Jinny. Told hts girl Ills socrc'ts. . . . And Ornc'i-'s clrl had gone out, In nn I n l l u p n x a epi U'tulc, not long ;tCtr. Hut before t h n t , .she had, In her turn, told some one w ho was, probably, her lovor ; might hi've been her lover all Fanshiv. 1 . TO I;E CONTINUED. Uy J A M E S W. BUOOKH J j l i t ' t l o r , American H i g h w a y .Educational Bureau, Washington, D. C.' WASHINGTON, Jan. 27--Highway- departments in -11 elates havo com-p IP ted their estimates of expenditures for road eonsfruckm and maintenance In 1S30. In the four statso- not yet reporting fully, estimates have been based upon funds available for 1928. The tola) estimated amount to be expended in all states during 19?,J slightly exceeds $900,000,000. Even at this rale, as Samuel Eckels, state highway engineer of Pennsylvania anrl president of Die American Areociatlon ot State Highway Officials, pointed out at tecent hearings before (he Houae Committee on Roads, load building is not keeping pace w i t h the jncreasect uso of the automobile. Cpnsidering the fact that 1930 highway construction and maiiucimnca will involve nearly one billion dollars, all of which will be spent under etato supervision, the speed with which the estimates have been prepared ami submitted betoro the House Committee on Roads indicates that practically all state highway departments -are ready 1'or vigorous and efficient action, and in hearty response to President Hoover's call for full speed ahead in public work. Viewed in the light of results so far assured in placing a check upon excessive road repairs and motor vehicle operating costs through tho construction of eubetantial highways, this vafct sum of nearly onp- billion dollars will become an investinen: rather than expense. Tho degree oC retuni-s, however that will accrue (,, the public in this Investment will ho in direct ratio to the degree of durability built into the road. Upon the pasflap;e of tho present! Federal Aid measure before Consre.s i, elates w i l l be able to carry out enlarged road construction programs ; a toilets ·?: Pennsylvania has projects ready ard is in a position to absorb $9,500,000 oE additional Federal aid. Estimated expenditures in that state arc given it approximately $70,000,000, With the paosago of the measure now pending, New Jerk-y will he aMo to add 132 miles to the 1330 construction program. Expenditures for the present year will approximate $3S,- 000.000. New York is in a position to absorb double tho amount of FVdera) Aid n w being received. For 19,'iii, expenditn-es tor road w o r k will approximate, ic- cordlnij t o estimate, $1015,000,000. Kholo Ifllutul i,s in Ki'i'itt need of in- croaswl li'edcral Aid to enlarge. lhr-lr construction program. It is c i f i - nmted that $5,500,000 w i l l be pcn( ia road work d u r i n g 1930. Results J Sure! When y-pu use Classified Ads. in The Daily Courier. The cos* is wnaJl, results are b!g. Aiverton lf.very.Jay yoi will find homes and Uome .slice ad\ertleed lu our classified coSunnie -- read them over. AJ.VKHTOX. Jau . 27 -_a, ltt . Shlrrer visited her a | ht er. Mrs, Welsh, at Hcolklalo Wednesday. Aliis Florence Grimm was a Scott. dale shopper Thursday. Mrs,. Ho,e F i u y wa, a recent {· cott- dale shopper. Mrs. George S.IROI ot ICverbon ailed on rclatlveh here Thurhilay. Air. aiil Mr.s. A l b e r t Swaugoi and children of Sc-otld.ilc \ \ e r o calk i s m Aiverton XVpdne-sday Walter Rashioum and Nevin Obor were Greemsburg caller Tltursdav,

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