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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1930. THE DAILY COURIER, CONNELLSV1 L.LE, PA. PAGE ELEVEN. N MASTER of ONE I B\ ROY V I C K E R S / B CHAPTER XL11. EPORE two hours had passed, the dazzlinf: white of the road gave her a violent headache and the joining of the car ever the ruts made every muscle in her body ache. She dared not »top and rest, from fear of mo- li'Htation from the native travelers. Approaching a party of three or four in the car she was safe enough, because they assumed that the car contained armed men. Bj the time they discovered their mis take the car had passed them. Sh had more than once seen disappointment in their faces. She had still some twenty mile to cover when, a. line of motor lor ries came round the bend. "Alan's gang I" she told herself She stopped the car and held up h«r hand, wishing to inquire if he "her headache and her fatipue,tthi»K3 have been got up from t;ho glanced up at the huge shoulders --"·' and felt unreasoning fear. were with them, took no notice. but the drivers As the twenty of them tame one by one, round the bend, sh waited breathlessly to see if Alan' car would come, too. If Alan were there he Would come and drive her car »nd she could rest and sh would hare made Her journey for lothing and he would laugh at her The lorries had passed her bu '.here was no sign of Alan. Per haps he was a mile or so in th r»r. She started forward again She remembered that the lorries could only take half the gang. H. wouldn't leave the others behind she told herself. She drove on for another hour and, turning a bend, had ju«t time to apply her brakf 3 to avoid running into the head of the column of the returning troops. The roac WM narrow and the column perforce halted and then, at a wore of command, fell out and restec by the roadside. Shirley got oui of the cur and approached the officer in command. From him she learned that Alan was k.-eping half his gang indefinitely and refused to move. The officer was an intelligent man who evidently had a considerable liking for Alan. He urgf d her to do all in h«r power to m.ike him return to the city and, profoundly regretting that he could not provide her with a personal escort, gave her directions for reaching her destination. But his tone was gloomy he seemed t.o taku it for granted that she would fail. It waa aix o'clock by the time branched off the main hit) lorries. For three she reached the village of Caresne and, following; the officer's directions, passed through it and took tho track r.inde by Alan, which mad, for miles the track wound tliroug'a a gorge, then suddenly gave on to a wide valley. Immediately in fiont of her was tho camp and, less than a quarter of a mile away the remnant of the gang at work. To che side of the camp was a workshop whore two mechanics were engaged in mending a motor-lorry. She drew the car up near them, made them understand that the cor and its contents were the property of Alan, anl then went in search of him. Ho was on horseback, riding from party to party, directing thorn, and she saw him at once though he did not sf e her. He had ridden obliquely to within a few yard 1 ; of her atid wheeled around fn that his back wan towards her. Thr- strength of the sun had gone and he was hatlesa. He wore only riding breeches and a shirt that was open at the neck and seemed to have no sleeves. "Hello, Alan!" He flung hia horse round and gaped at her. "Shirleyl What on earth are you doing here?" He stare 1 at her, at first incredulously, then angrily. "Why have you come? Why the devil have you come, Shirley?" "I heard last night t h a t the troops were going to be withdrawn I" she answered breathlessly. "I heard you were staying on. And so--I--I came." "But, my dear girl, what for?" It was a difficult question to answer, standing by his horse. It would be impossible to sta rt a dis cuasion there and then. So sh said nothing. "You can't stay, Shirley," h was saying. "It's no place st all fo a woman. You'll tie my Hands i there's any trouble. We'll have t meal presently, and then you mus go back tonight." She felt him glaring down at he. as though she were a st hoolgir who had played a silly prni.k. "I am not going away, Alan. . shall stay here as long as you do,' she said. She tried t spcr.k firmly but knew that h r voice sounded merely stubborn. "But--" He checked an angry retort. "You look tired tut," he said more gently, get here?" "Drove myself I' "How lid you she answered She hurried forward, forgetting fortable than mine "You go on with what you're doing, Alan. We can talk la er." He glanced at his watch. "In less than an hour we shal be through for the day," he answered. "Do you see that shack over there with tho iron roofing? Those are my quarters. Yon go up there and rest--and ve can have a talk when I'm through." She skirted the gangr ani made her way (a the shack. By he side of it was a smaller shack where Alan's Greek servant was peeling potatoes. He took no m tice o] her and she passed inside. It was no more than a shed but tl ere was plenty of space. Its furniture consisted of a table, a desk wi th rude office fitments and a plank bee with a mattreso and blankets. She sank onto the bed, t ok off her hat and then her shoes "I've nearly an hour to rest In- thank heaven I" .the mutten d, then stretched herself on the bel. She had meant merely to lie do vn am] think, but almost before h-r heat touched the pillow, she was aalecp. She awoke with a start ind sal up on the bed. The daylight had Cone and from behind her ci me the ight from a lamp. She looked about her in alarm. She could just romernbar coming into a roomy shed, and this one was small. "Feeling well enough to sjet up and have something to cut?--or would you rath-sr go straight to bed?" Alan's voice came from behind er. He was sitting at th j desk with his papers before him. "Pood!" said Shirley ins'antly, or she had discovered a ra 'enous ppetite. "My headache ha? gone, hank goodness. How long have I een asleep? I didn't mean to go o sleep at all." "It's not quite ten--you'- e had bout three hours of it--ai d you ooked as if you jolly well needed i," answered Alan. "Something has happened 'o this lace--it looks different from rhen I came into it." '·'Petros and I rigged up quarters or you--behind there--while you ere ^asleep. We managed a camp more com-and your ed for you, which car. "Thanks! I'll go and r;,ruce up," said Shirley. The partition \ made of sacking roughly fixed together. In tbe next fe\v minutes Shirley taught herself that one can get as clean with a gasoline tin and a sufficiency of water as in the most luxurious bath. While she waa finishing her toilet she could hear the Greek servant bringing in th« meal. "Ready when you ;ire, Shirley !** called Akin. "Just coming'" she answered, and came. They sat down together to a meal of roast mutton and potatoes. "There's nothing to follow except tinned peaches," said Alan grimly, "so eat all you can." While they were dining he asked questions about the house in Kal- amaria and she gave him small gossip of her doings since he had left. "The moon is getting ap," he said as they finished. "We can sit outside, if you like. We can run to a couple of dock chairs." "I'd love to!" she answered. "Aren't you going to smoke?" "I've run short of tobacco." ' She disappeared into her half of the shack while Alan got the deck chairs ready. She waa inordinately pleased that she had brought the tobacco on the chance of hia needing it. There were two large Una and she dropped them onto tho open deck chair. He sat on them and swore under his breath. Then they both laughed. · L a fl « eUn E instant, in that wild hinterland, they had recaptured that spirit of fun that had so often taken them by surprise when Shirley had first como to hve in his flat near Grarnercy Park. "Now you may as well own up that you're glad 1 came," she saifi, as she took the chair beside him. 1 ain not," he answered gravely. "What is the game, Shirley?" Shirley did not immediately answer. Her thoughts were on the scene before her -- the tents of the laborers' camp glraming white and ghostly m the moonlight against the dark overhanging crag of the mountain. Some of the laborers wore singing a qu.-er, tuneless, un- rhythmical song like a Gregorian chant. Shu shivered a little. It was unnatural like that. that men should sing There was wildness in the song and soire other element that frightened tie imagination-history, perhaps. Sht had the fuoling that men had begun to sin?; like that thousands and thousands of years ago. These men could handle electric drills and mend "notor cars, but ;heir spiritual pdmitiveneas remained. These men were Alan's servants, willing to ob£y him. . . . She wondered if the comitadji sang like that "1 came because I've failed you, Alan, she answered presently, btavros and a whole lot of others say that it isn't safe here without he troops. I couldn't hire a car-had to buy that one." "It isn't your fault," h fi pro- ested. "You couldn't prevent he troops being withdrawn." "Yes I couid. Maurois gave m« he chance to prevent them being withdrawn -- l a s t n i g h t . " She topped, then added: "There was n easy way of keeping the troops ere." She saw him wince and herself grow stronger. (To ba continntd Coerrtxht 19». (,, n^ Vldrwi; MitH»ut*d kr Klai r»itm Brudlciiii, Joe. Helpful Advice to Girls By ANNIE LAURIE For Cool Evening D iiAn ANNIE: L A U R I E : My husband la considerably older than t. He hucl tout boys. Brown up now. and w hav* three girls. The oldest io sUmost four- t**»n vearw old ixnci in h i g h srhool, Th« i.ost few wcek.i several of the boyF in her class hav 5 been coming to thp house. Sh? always Introduces them and they act aa nice an can be; play on th^ piano, listen to the radio, etc., not a t nil sUly. Sometime* aocn« of the elder Blrls here too. I bellevft In having my houJw ep«n so the grfrls can bring their frlenJ;; here and not bo meeting them outside. My husoand I h l n k o any girl in *iRh school la too young to have any boys com* to tne VJOTOO. He thinks tt U wrens; If th*y jret up once in awhile and 4anc) to tho radio music. He waa very lenient with hia boys, loft them entirely to mo. but ahvuya B«emi »u»plcloua of hin pirln. Don' 1 , you think It la ».tl right for f , gtrl to have nice frlnnda- among tho (Ky« aa well UH irlrls If «ho baa them come to her own home and *cta lllt« a lady? The boys ·ever ntay l»te, I'm afraid if my · · husband forbids h*r to t itro friends at the house, ahe vrlll meet them on the sly outside. A. I. A I.: Tour letter shows a he-.Jthy and HensJbJe attitude, aad I only wish that all moth era sJ ax«d your views. Tbero would befewp.- unhappy and unfortunate sir Is and Infinitely k;sa tragedy In tie wrrld. Try to make your hanband realize that you tin rnuut be nerved, and 'hat, ns you rlirtitly say, the girl will ultimately meet her friends away 'rom hom« and the doUcfttful atmosphere that obviously exists there. Tell /our husband he should bn proud o! hi* ffirl« and of thalr choice of Companions. Perhaps, your daughter could Invite a couple of girls one e In a while, so that H would not look a* If she were Juot anxloua to hav tho company of boys. Payeholofrlst» often make mention of the bone! between fathers and their daughters, and mothers and sons. It is aome- thinR that has always eilstod. Of ecurue, y o u r husband wanta the beat for his grlrln, but it seems to m* 'hat in you. h«i has a wlfo quite cap'ibla of managing the upbringing of hia plrls. Soviet Anti-Religious War The Pope's appeal to i he Christian world against tho alleged Bo · shcvis: persecution of J h r i s t i a n s and J«ws ha? once more foeu.-tse 1 thi- aitenuon of the w o r l d upon the anti-religious campaign ncr» being carried on in Russia. Picture shows children playing on th ; bell f ung down from the tower of one *f the famous Russia i r*ML ny MME. W 1 I K N v e n t u r i i ' K o u t into the ?ool of a soLilhnrn e v e n l n j f , thia modish w r a p or ai| phiro velvet may be t h r o w n over tho evening: grown. Tho s h o u l d e r capo i; reminiscent of a oavallrr'a cloaU, while the skirt o,' t i n ; w r a p swathes the h l p l i n e and «!lp!i to a p o i n t at t h e -ide In sophisticated manner. ·j.'1-e f u l l slteves urc gathered Into · c.vff. Finds Throw Light on Tribe of Philistines Reality and even Individuality has been given to the PbllUttnes, who for BO many generations hare been no mora than * name, by some of Sir Flinders Petrie's observations on dis- cov-M-Ies In Palestine. It was while searching In the trenches made by Lord Alleaby'a troops In Palestine that the most curious revelations were made aboT;t mlss- IHK epochs In Biblical history. First the diggers found jknlves, hand grenndes, spoons, nnd "sqaHou-'t Egyptian antiquities" bought 'and brought there by Knglish and Aiitstrallan soldiers. Next (.he Roman occupation of Vespasian was unearthed,, then * city of the Greeks, and then pilgrim bottles carried when Solomon was king. Last, came the periods of the FlRyp- tinn conquests and weapons of the almost legendary PhilUtinwt, together with objects, scarab* and jewels, which trace the Journey of the Israelites to the Promised land. Strangest of all, I* that the coldters wno fought la che Annagrddon of the Twentieth century, should by their work have enabled the archeologist tit trace records of the people whose prophets spoke of the Armageddon to como. 3h~e's"MiM Oregon": Great College Honor Nothing to Hotel M»n Where in tho htjh-school Ktndent who has not at eotnetlma thought of making Phi B«ta Kappu at college? Where «r« the parents who have not hoped tlvefr son In college would make the national honorary scholarship fraternity? How--In the mind of tht scholastic world--conld creator honor be achieved? So iiraeli for that The other day in a large hotel a gnest stepped np to the manager's desk and announced ho de»lred to Identify himself so tbat h« might get ' B ct«ck cashed. "Have you anything to Identify yon?" the manager asked. "Why, yes," «Ud the guest after ' some hesitation, "uer«'s a Phi U«ta j Kappa key with my name on It." j After looking at the key long and earnestly the manager looked tip and eiclalmed: "Sorry, air, I'm afraid this won't do. Haven't you got a good Bilks' curd or something?"--New York Sun. Miss Marjorie Dana, TJnlverrity of Oregon student, really ha« a right to the title "Miss Oregon," since she is the daughter of a pioneer Oregon family. The title was awarded her at the state's oev- enty-firnt birthday party, at Portland. America's Youngest j. _, District Attorney Gol Something From Nothinp The resourcefulness of the fircheo- loglcal explorer enables him to do norne wonderful things in the field that anvor almost of the ronglciil, Mr. \Voolley, working at Ur of tho Choi- dees, for Instance had his attention called to the presence of two small and clennly cut hole* In the j;ronnd which were so very much nliks that he thousht they might mean something. So th« work cf excavation In i that particular spot was hatted wtill« j a thin mliture of plaster of parls was made and this was poured into the holes and allowed to set. When the cast was finally uncovered It «'as found that they had stcuretl tht- lines of a Sumcrlan harp which had bftea nhaped of wood which had long since decayed and disappeared. The rast was perfect In all lt» details ancJ comprised a Tftluable specimen. Twenty-one-year-old Edwin O. Hicks, who graduated from tho University of Oregon last year and la now the youngest district attorney in the United States. As prosecutor, he frequently finds himself ·pitted against hia own father, ·leading lawyer of Grant County, Oregon, but he refuses tp let thu interfere with his vehement prosecution of the State's cases- Spotter for Dry Agents Former Bootlegger Proud Bo»t !* Old The germ of the Idea of th -inn never setting on tbe dominions of a particular ruler Is found in Herodotus, Book VII, Chapter 8. The boast -;ras a common one with th« Spaniard!! In the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries and Is frei«ently alluded to In the literature ot other countries. It'do«« not seem to be recorded who first twt-d the expression the sun nerer »et« upon the British empire. John Wilson, who wrote under the pen name «f Christopher North (1788-1854), In his Noctea Ambroslanne, No. 20, April, 1829, say», "His majesty's dominions on which the sun never sets." This appears to be the first use of the «rprM»lon In English literature. On th» The portly gentleman wlio bad been engaged to ting In to* musical program following M. dinner at · large restaurant was taking very enraged. He w»a scanning the list of musical items, and, to his consternation, Ms name had been omitted I Approaching one of the organizers he brandished the program furiously, find demanded the reason of the omission. The young fellow whom ho approached glanced down at the card, then laughed nerroualy. "A,r«n't you Signer Jelly, the singer?" lie asked. "Tea," was the reply. "Well--er--your name being 'Jelly,' * aald the young chap, "It appears to har* been put on the menu by mistake."--Montreal Star. French Superttitlon* To a considerable extent, th» French peasants still attach credence to the evil eye, to witches, to were-wolTee mid. to other weird medieval superstitions, In spite of years of persistent effort to eradicate tliese primitive beliefs. In many remote villages of Normandy and Brittany belief In heathen deltlos also survives. Sacred trees are the object of midnight worship, when young girls Anther to dance in the moonlight, as In Hie days oi Drnltllcal heathenism. Healers and medlciuo men abound In the rural districts and certain' animals stilt are treated with reverential awe. Cases Involving superstition are constantly coming to the atteritiori of the French courts. Diet and Health. H l l l l H U N T DfTFQC M r» AiiTHn:! V*rnfT 4.KD HtALTl AND OltT FOR CHIUJRtB CfV LULU HUNT PCTtRS,H.a, AUTHO I Or'OftT AND HtMJ Sickness "TPVEAR DOCTOR: Will you please A-/ write something abou! diet after sfekjnws? Six yeara asro, by following: your advice, I reduced from 232 poundte to 150, a loss of 82 pounds. This is still somewhat overweight for my height, but I feel and look better so. 1 find I mus have an o p e r B 11 on, which, whi e it Is not serious, Involves u n a o d o m Inal inclsio i, and so will greatly curtail my activity for Bom'! time. How can ] keep -- from B a ! a ! n K, v Lulu H u n t after I lea'e»tbe Peters. M P. hospital? E!ow few calorie i is It safe for me to take, during thu time I am practically 'at rest'? I wish to retrain my strength as soon as posalble, but it does seem that It shouldn't ba necessary to put on a lot nf fat. In order to do so. "Your little book. Diet and Health, with Key to the, Calories, Is 'mother's Bible' in our hdme, and if you could B«« my Before and After pictures, you wouW understand what I mean when I oay that I lovo you octter than life. MRS. B." Tou are very wise In your plsn not to gain after an operation, M -s. B. It la absolutely unnecessary to do this. The foods that cause gr In In weight are largely the BtarcheT and sugars and fats, or energy producing foods, and when you are using very little physical enersrjr, as during convalescence, you don't need BO much of these; and furthermore, the/ are not the foods which build u ; j the strength. Getting fat doesn't bu Id up the strength, by any means; It Iceeps you waaKor, that 1«, unless you need the fat to be normal. You must have some f r a n k l j carbohydrate food (starches and sujrars), otherwise fat Is not burned prooerly. But take them In moderation. You will probably need an extra amount of protein, which yot can pot in extra cheese, milk and milk dishes, and flesh foods (although It Is never wise to eat too much c-f the latter). And you will need extra vitamins and mineral elements which, you will set in ( h o milk and fruit* and vegetables. You might also tak» some cod liver oil for extra vitamins A and D, and some vltavose for extra vitamin B. Ask your physician aboxtt this. As your food needs aro lessened, you will probably have to cut down markedly on your bread, cereals and sweets and oils, In order to keep your weight down, for you need th» other foods I have mentioned. You should watch your scales, and determine the number of calories you need by them. If you find you are (raining too rapidly, cut out more of tho unnecessary foods. Physicians are now advising certain exercises very noon aftar an operation, the exercises, of courae, depending upon the case. There Is a new book, "Relax and Grow," by Mrs. Zella Van Ornurn Gllmm, printed by th» Hollywood Press, Hollywood, Cal., which slves very valuabl» series of exercises, for all occasion*. suggest you pet this and call your doctor's attention to It- The exercises will help you, get Into better condition and will make your food needs jrreator no you can havn * more varied and larger diet. _____ " '' For those who need them, onr pamphlet on Reducing and Gziininjf contains instructions similar to thosa in my book, only In condensed form. Wo have also an article outlining some splendid trunk exercises. See column rules for obtaining these. · * * Mrs. G.: We havo an article on Colds, Catarrh, etc., which will help you. See column rules for obtaining this. Editor's Note: Dr. Peters cannot diagnose nor g1v« personal advioa. Your questions, if of general Interest, will be answered In tho column In their turn. Requests for articles or pamphlets on hand must be accompanied by a fully self-addressed, stamped envelope, plus the following amall charge to help cover cost of printing: and handling-: for each, article wanted, two cents in coin; for each pamphlet ten cents hi coin. Th« pamphlets are Reducing and Gaining, Jll/fficne of Women, Kidney and Bladder Disorder*. Addnss Dr. Petera, !n can» of this paper. Writ* legibly, -and not over 200 words. Snake Man Carries Death 1 Ab'red Lizotte, alleeed "spotter" for Maine Federal prohibition agents, who i« said to have braeffed of his former position as "tins bootlegger" of Aroeatook County. He said hia salary was $200 weekly and admitted that hia expense account "ran into money." While train from Detroit was betting James Bskerien eastward with Detectives , Fitxpatrick \ *nd Horey ,. the weapons ,, were discovered beneath his clothing. The cyanide killer planned to add two notches to his \gun by slaying the officials en route to New York. THE OLD HOME TOWN Stanley Fearsome Creaturu Maud )Rcx Allen says: "As known In Japan, the conception of the dragon Is undoubtedly derived from the products of the Imagination of the early Chinese, who wero especially fond of evolving supernatural forma ly combining pnrts of various animals. It is essentially a serpent, with horns of a deer, the head of a horse, eyes like that of a red worm, scales like those of n cnrp, ears lii;t» n cow, paws like a ligpr niu! claws l i k e nn ongle. It has j (InnieliUe appendages on .shoulders and hips. On either foot aro three, tour or five claws--the Imperial drugon of bas five; that of Japan three." xwe JUST MAVE TO SAY MEN STAY \ OUT OK THIS KITCHEN 4 ITS THAT OLD COFFEE POT' BETAKES ON HIS CAMPIH3 COFFEE, ITS . TOO UATE NOW. MAKE A 4 BATCH'*. ) WHEN AUNT.SARAH PEABODy MADE* THE AT THS L.OD5E R.COM J-AST NKJrVT SMC FOUND TWO STEEIU Tr?APs AND A KNIFE IM THE BKi COFFSS PoX- THB L.AOIES AID SOOtsTY» OLD OEF»* v;ii_L.ETTS W. ITAI^-OY

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