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· ' ' " · ' ' " ' ' ' · ' . ' ' · ' , \ " ' M . ' ' . - ' · · FOUR THE BEE, DANVILLE, VA., MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1927. Ererj W««lr-D»y Afternoon * 0KER "A. JAMES, JR., Owner and Publisher. T J J TELEPHONES: , Business or Ciroulation Dept...No. ; 1 Editor or Reporters No. 33o Kocietv Editor No. 23oJ SEBSCIUPTION. BATES: THE BEE in the City nnd Suburbs 1.' served bv carriers on their own account at 12e a"we«k: or id combination witt Sunday Register. 17c a week, and sow by newsboys at 2 cents a copy, three cento on Saturdays. THE BEE by mail, 53.00 a year; $2 5Q eii months; $1-25 three months, or 50c a month, payable invariably in advance. VOTE: The above rates apply only to pottal zones 1, 2, and 3. Kates beyond third lone given on request. Notice is malted before expiration Subscriber? should give promi-t attention to renewals. -- Member of The Associated PrcM. The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republicaaon CJ all news dispatches credited to it. or nc. otherwise credited in this paper, and also the local news published herelB- All rights of publication of gptcial herein are also reserved. Entered at Danville, Va... Postofflc* ec second-class mall matter. A Thought My punishment is greater than I can bear.--Gen. 4:13. That is the bitterest of all--to wear the yoke of our own wrong doing.--George Eliot. SAlCRDAT. SIJPT. 10., 192? 0 DEMOCRATIC NOMINEES FOR STATE SENATE: H_nn. W. A. Garrett, of Henry, i Jjon. E. S. Reid, of Pittsylvania,. FOE STATE HOUSE: H. D. Shepherd, Chatham L. A. Brvant, Spring Garden. H. C. Flcklen. Danville. FOR CLERK OF COURT: Stanhope S. Hurt, Chatham. FOR. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY: Posie J. Hundley, Chatham. ·FOR TREASURER: W. E. Ramsey, Chatham. FOR COMMISSIONER OF REVENUE: Lonnie D. Bennett, Chatham. FOR SHERIFF: C. R. Murphr, Gretna. : FOR SUPERVISOR L. C. \Vomack. Banister District: - T. C. Adams. Pigg Hirer District: }L C. Huffman. Tunstall District: C. J. Ashworth. Dan River District: F. T. Bradley. Callands District: A. J. Fuller. Staunton River District: VT. A. West. AINT o--o By ANNE AUSTIN (Copyright 1327, N. E. A.) When Cherry, free forever from Chris Vv'iley, walked out of the court- Fxoom with her lawyer. Stephen Churchill, she asked rather nervously ·what his bill for legal services in connection with the divorce would be. "You said it would be two hundred dollars, because Chris WES contesting the case, and you would have to represent me in his counter-suit if it came to trial." she reminded him. "I've been saving toward ir ' "My charges are--exactly this," and Churchill formed a large circle by Joining his forefinger and thumb. "The divorce is a. present to you 'from .Judge Grtmshaw and myself. Cherry. I'm. glad it was made easy for you. Put your savings in the bank for - Hope." And so it was a jubilant, lighthearted Cherry who rushed home to her sister and her child. She found them together in her own room. Faith | bending over the crib, holding the j ·warm, filled boitle- of niili: so that * Hope's little hungry mouth could draw upon It contentedly. "I'm free, Pait'n, I'm f:ee"' chanted rapturously, a« she ft' firms about her sister. "Oil. J sorrv!" she crooned coriiritelv baby wailed a shrill rroTe?t sharp joggling of the bottle. These Changing Times. Many tears are being shed and many lamentations are heard for the passing of ancient landmarks, cherished traditions and national institutions. The tears and lamentations increase as the '''departures" increase, and in this progressive era the departures" are many. Kansas misses her horse rails and,- posts. Several states have bidden fond farewells to canals and canal inns, which have been abandoned because of the inability of the waterways to compete with the railroads. Mountainous states regret the fore-, ing of the old watering trough off the roads by the axitomo- bile and improved highways. And virtually everywhere the barber pole is passing into oblivion. Traffic conditions, city planning commissions and different business conditions are combining to persuade more and more barbers to "take in" the sign of their trade. In some towns and cities none surivive the onslaughts of progress and modernity. Barbering flourished as a business in Biblical times. Eze- liiel mentions this craftsman in the Old Testament. A barber was one of the central"figures in an Italian novel written by Alessaudro Manzoni in the first half of the nineteenth century, the'plot of which was suggested by an historical incident which occurred in 1630 and which involved a Milan barber. The barber pole with its stick-candy effect once advertised the fact that the barber within not only shaved beards and trimmed hair but "let blood" for the ill and extracted teeth on occasion. The ball, -which has long surmounted the barber pole superseded several decades back a copper basin with a gap on one side which represented a similar instrument that was placed around the customer's neck^o protect his clothing from the lather and clipped hair. o T It's Yours. You are worth $27,350,000 in your own right. The millions are in gold,' the hundred thousands in silver. It is in the safest place in the world--so safe, alas that not even you can probably ever obtain it. But it is yours, nevertheless, your heritage from all tirne z and a part of your immutable birthright. Yet do not boast. You are still no better off than your neighbors. Each one of them, man, woman and child, has a like amount in keeping. The treasure house is in the sea, that old mother jof mystery. The gold and silver held in suspension in its waters would provide $27,000,000 in gold for every human inhabitant of the earth., and $350,000 in silver. This estimate is made by a man of science, Prof. A. Berget of France. He has some other interesting things to disclose, as well. The salt in the sea, for instance, if spread out evenly over the entire surface of the globe, would cover it 150 feet deep. Thus all buildings under 15 stories high would be buried. The continent of Europe could be made three times over out of salt, with its Balkan, Pyrenees and Alps mountain ranges. Most of us will fear that salt would have lost" its savor in. such a deluge. The gold and silver, too, wouldn't be" of much avail if everyone were equally supplied. But if the thought of your share of the riches wnich time has stored in the high seas, the aquatic No Man's region, gives you joy, then indulge it to the full. But don't let the wealth go to your head. And remember that, although the riches of the sea may never be yours, the fertile, smiling land may still be forced to yield its faithful bounty to your industry. o- -Tears. Men may talk of many things in this crowded and turbulent twentieth century, but when they sing they choose one ancient topic. It is love. This was demonstrated -when the great majority of songs submitted to the Associated Glee clubs of America in a recent contest chose love as their motif. ' Even the songs of borne and mother were outnumbered two to one. In accordance with oldest tradition, the songs of love were sorrowful. They told of broken hearts, of affection xuirequit- ed. Thus they raise anew an ancient question. In romantic story and in the imagination of the average man love is a beautiful and an inspiring thing, promising the ultimate of happiness and joy. But to the poet it is always tragic. Which, one wonders, is right; the man who loves and finds happiness therein or the poet who regards love from a distance and sees only its ansruisli ? Logic would seem to favor the lover who is too frankly happy to find time to analyze his emotions. Poets should stop weeping. All things are distorted when viewed through eyes suffused with tears. o Today By Authur Bribane , A YOUNG MAN IN ROME ONE PIECE MISSING. FARMER. SHOCK ABSORBERS HAPPY YOUNG OCTOPUSES When young Mr. Walker WM presented to him In Rome, yesterday, the Pope told the mayor, "You »re very young for mayor of New Yoric.'' Mayor Walker, who saw many beautiful and interesting things in hia visit to the ancient palace ot tha Popes, ' was amazed »t the brilliant uniforms of the Papal Guard*, do- signed by Michael Angelo four hundred years ago. The young mayor was overwhelmed by the magnificent grandeur and beauty of Michael Angelo's greates- work, the Church of St. Peter. Ji he had time it would Interest him to examine to the Vatican library a letter from Michael Angelo to the Pipe under whose orders he worked, coni- Dlalnins that contractors were cneai.- fng with inferior ^ erla . 1 . 5 ' ou i he " C f 1 '. wrote Michael Angelo, 'Your Holl- WHAT OTHERS SAY. Cherri BRIGHT STREET-OAR DAYS (From the Boston Herald.) It seems a little like reaching the millennium at one bound to learn that street cars within a year are to be "infected -with Art and the Beautiful," so that strap-hanging will have as much cultural value as a tour of the uvvi«'» i ?- sz - £rt galleries of Europe. Yes. street cars, if we can trust the enthusiasms me · ::c announcement of the projectors of the coming convention of the Amer^ \f^ ' lean Electric Railway association of Cleveland, are soon to emulate ill rjTy" daughter." she criecf softly, bsnd-! gorgeousness Joseph's coat of divers hues. There will be cars painted like ing over the crib and touching the · the ratnboK, like the kaleidoscope: painted in college colors--the crimson erent^lncerj. "vou're^U ^Tne^ now. i °' Harvard, the blue of Yale, the tiger stripes of Princeton. We'read that Meet your combination mother and t linoleum Is to cover the car floors, and, rubbing our eyes to make sure that iather^Miss Cherry Lane! Sounds | confronted with the. still more amazing promise thai lunnv and e little scandalous. aoesnT: i b it. Faith?" she laughed up at her ! "the finest velvets are to be used for upholstery." Nothing Is said about 6lst«r. her eyes wet with sudden rears. , th c -raD= but to be In keeping with the rest of the furnishing of the cars When she h a d f i n i s h e d h e r excited. : " " - " ' exclamatory account. Faith sat auite ~ lil ey should be of Russia leather at least, perhaps with rhlnestone bosses. still in the corner o' the big couch ! n to which Cherry had drsg^ed her. "Aren't ou plcasc-d. darling''" Cherry demanded impatiently. "Are you glad I'm happy 'or a moment? , I've had such an awful. i-.wful time, ! Faith! This las; year! W h a t a' ; Do you realize :t'f. not t.uuc a year , elnce we first met Bob' \ow leroern- ' ber Dad brought him in ci,r.i:.-r. We had chicken and waffle? ana I marie ·; it appear to Bob that I had cooked them, and your feelings were t-o hurt! "Kemprnber^ 1 Ar.d Bob and I wtnt out toget'r.e t h a t night a f t e r dinner. a 01 all kinds, from gold' nuggets to riding horses, from niga-heeied cowboy boots to eight-galion hats. One piece of luggage is missing that He- look West with .him, the prospect of a second Presidential nomination m 1928. Many express the opinion that President Coolidge will change bis mind They do not know him. When he says "I do not choose to run, that's definite. And millions of Americans regret It. When the farmer has plenty of cotton he cen'tr get any price for it. When he hasn't much, cotton he gets a good price. This year's crop is estimated at 12,692,000 bales. A year ago, the crop was "17,977,000 bales, and tfie cotton growers will get more for this vear's 12,000,000 bales than they got 'last year for their 17,000,000 bales. Mr. Garrett says truly, that the ability of American industry to ad- Just itself, to vident changes Jn .co^ton production and prices "stands as a memorial to the splendid resllien-Y of our business system." So it does. But the poor cottoa farmer has to play the part of snocfc absorber in that resiliency. For the thlra~quarter of 1927 the "Standard Oil group" will pay out $47943,061 in cash dividends. In ttv. first nine months of the year tne group" will have paid 8158,000.000 cash. That "group" consists of a nourishing little family of octopuses, which, appeared on the scene when the big Standard -Oil octopus was chopped into little bits by an infuriated comic opera government, The little octopuses are -worth at least live times as much as their Mamma was ever W9rth. Chopping up ability doesn't seem to hurt it, Grover Whalen, of New York, receives through Monsieur Bokanowski, member of the French Cabinet, the Cross of the Legion of Honor. Mr. Whalen deserves an hour of which any man might be proud, and the ·whole country will be glad with him. He has done as much as any man to create in the minds of distinguished foreigners the best possible Impression of American character and American hospitality. Mr. Rodman Wanamaker, who took Mr. Grover Whalen" away from the city administration and into his own organization, possesses a quality of greatest value to men of large affairs. He recognizes ability, and knows how to ENCOURAGE it. Good news from Brock and Schlee, flying around the world in The Pride of Detroit. Instead of making their landing as planned in Siam. where landings are difficult, they simply skipped that country and flew on to the coast of China. Another monsoon had bothered them a little. Their next "hop" will be from Hong Kong to Tokio, a little more than 1 800 miles. , Germany has signed the World Court arbitration pact, binding Germans to accept compulsory arbitration in case of trouble. In accepting a drastic agreement that no other great Power has yet signed. Herr Stresemann cays tli»j German people are "deflmtaiy committed to a policy of entente and peace." The Germans mean it, they have had enough war. If the other nations of Europe mean it thoy could easlljv end their trouble and their fears, and without their Wond Court telling the United States what it ought to do. and late that nicht. v.-hr-n I'd got , back, Chris tried to abdu?t me and make me marry him then. A year. l Faith! And in that year I've beet; engaged TO four men. tr'.ecl to ·-·iop- with that awful Albert Etlleson: have ' been married to one man on the day i I was to marry another; have been ' imprisoned and tried :cr murder-- i Mother has died, and you havr married the anest man in th- v, arid Mid I have become the mother of tne · arlingest. most b e a u t i f u l fcabv In the ' world. And to round oIT i.h» year. I'm free again! I never thv.s.-it the · .word 'divorce' could be so beilutiful! ! But. oh. Faith, now I want TO bt | good! I have changed, haven't 7? , You've noticed it?" the periisie-l anx- i iously, tears making her voice trern- ble. j "Yes," Faith tald softly, -IrawlnK a . ^fleep breath, as if to dispel the Tragedies which Cherry's swift vammins ' u p of the year had recalled «o vHldly. "You've changed, darling. You're , growing up. Bob and J were talking ] last night of how wonderful you are with little Hope. I believe you're gi- ' Ing to make a good mother, Chf-iry LYNCHEES ARE MERE MURDERERS ·(Roanoke Times.) Raymond Bird's slayers must be laughing In their sleeves. The negro was lynched at Wytheville months ago and those who took part In the affair continue to jjdeJy the commonwealth to Identify and fasten the crime upon them. Floyd Willard. Wythe county farmer, was Indicted by the special grand jury, but has been acquitted, the jury but has been acquitted, the jury returning a verdict In his favor ten minutes after the case was given to It. The speed with which the verdict waa returned would Indicate that there was no doubt a; all In the minds of the Jurors that the commonwealth had falted to make out its case. That is not to the discredit of those who conducted the prosecution. They simply did not have the evidence on which to secure a conviction. Apparently the lynching Investigation Is ended. Apparently there Is nothing more that can be done. Apparently the law has been thwarted Us processes defied. The Times, for one, is unwilling to accept this construction. I: Is unwilling to admit that this stigma shall remain on the name Of Wythe county Th« hunt for Raymond jBird's lynchcrs must go on: It need not be pursued openly. It n ( ;ed not be resumed right away. But it must not be abandoned until the lyr.chers are behind the bars, living witnesses to the fact that "truth is mighty and shall prevail." "S" hearts, and now t h a t you're free tw ; ..marry again--" ,' "No!" Cherry cried out vehement"," j "t^don't want to bt- married I'rn . ; ? through with all that,!" 't k But Rer very vehemence raufr-o · J JPaith to smile wisely, knowingly ;. Cherry would be dead beJore she v.-a-i J · "throu|ti with all that." , , 1 ' \ NBXT: Jim f.,ane hrcomes surtden- .Jy Important. VIRGINIA GASOLINE PRICES No agrft«m«it having been reached at the conference between Governor Harry nooa Byrd and representatives or gasoline Importers, held at Hlch- .T.on'J, Friday, the governor will seek further information and renew his ef- Jortwa to curb what hi: regards as discrimination on the part of the com- pan!«j agalribt eawiine prices in Virginia. In the meantime, the governor has writiea Prrf.ldcr.i Cooiirige reminding him that BO far as known there ht.s beer, no report on the fcuppoccd investigation of gasoline price dlscrlml- by the Federal Trade commission. The governor la*using all his In- I'.'.fr.r.- ar.a a!! his powcra to obtato !«Jr prices for Vlrglnlm uaerg of gaso- ;.r.«- "t.-r.i :r,'- price. 1 , are not fair, he ir. convinced. Certainly they have long bt-Ti r',n!rt'.T:d higher in V i r g i n i a than In many other States. If they are htv:.'.r thar. ir. uriy (A.'r.:t States or :'M (seaboard, the reasons uhould be glv- ir four.d inadequate the rw.edy should be applied. Governor Byrd en U i3-i;jn« with a situation v;:;j vhlch he JA familiar up:»n Vj do fciis pan. it ui to b* hcpeJ ths same cn be Fulcra.! Ooverrm-.c.nt, and can be counted eventually of the Scoop's Colyum DRAKES BRANCH, Sept. 12.-( Grapevine Wlreles* ) -- Combiner Wisdom: These suggestions represent the combined wisdom o: 13 Detroit Judges who granted 7.000 divorce.-, last year: Girls, marry t h e man, not the automobile. Men. rn»rry the woman, n o t the makeup. Meet In the homes your parents when possible. Marry one you hsve ;nbwn from childhood. Talk over financial plan* carefully before marriage. . _ . , . . . * . Start modestly In a home that fitv the husband's pocketbook. After marriage, slow down. A married man's salary must be split three, ways--support for two, support for the future, for a family. Fathers, do not question the authority of the mother and mothers, don't question the authority of fathers In governing children. All pretty sound doctrine, First day of the first half cf the week, and the rocks of Patton street hill are still rough enough to churn butter. It was reported recently that an old lady had her false teeth shaken out trying to pass this -way in a flivver. Something auto be done about it so we can get to the ne» Court street which is a« smooth as Grimes' cellar door. Gee Whiz! Ned--"My wife has run away In my car!" Ted--"Good heavens! Not youi new car " · j Gladys thinks they have built a fence around the new courthouse yard to hide the-dlrt pile. Mebbe sol Bless the Old Lady! A young girl who has passed her examinations brilliantly said to her mother? "Mother, I've made great progress in my studies. However, I should like to complete them by taking up psychology, philosophy, physiology, paleography--" "Just a minute, my daughter, I've arranged for you to take a course in soupology, saladology. roastology, and bakeology, and to begin, put on your apron., roll up your sleeves and peel these sweet potatoes." Albert Hall says kisses seem, to be taken for granted nowadays. At least they are taken--and usuaUy granted. The post office clock has a fine set of new - batteries and Is running again. Nothing like having good batteries to keep going!! as Uncle Plll- doozer will testify. John Wells, who still has his foov in a sling, muses : "At man never knows when he is well off." TOM SIMS SAYS-We are interested in the fellow who chewed 112 sticks of gum only enough to wonder if he did it in an ice cream parlor and where he stuck it afterward. Speaking of Juries, some of then could be hung and you'd never miss 'em. New York has been having a milk graft investigation. It seems some of the politicans were getting the cream. Blaming modern Jazz on the Jellyfish tendencies of men may be O. K , but some of the credit for'the holcis you see on a modern dance must go to the monkey.. A man eluded thirty policemen in a department store. An argument there for women police. Women always were the only ones who could Tind anything lli a uepiftiVieut btOi'c. O Big Blueberry Crop Is Money For Indians TOWER, Minn., Sept. 9.--One of the best blueberry crops In many years Is enabling Indians in this region to cope with n n-.rcatened hardship because of a light TPtld rice crop Over 1,000 miles of shore line of Lake Vermllllon harbors choice patches of berries which arc «iccea- slble to the Indians and after caring for their own need* the Indians ure selling the berries to tourists and resorters, finding ouch a ready market that they usually are able to dispose of a day's pick while en route home by c»no«. The Toonervllle Trolley ha? put up a new sign, reading: "I do not choost to run." How Lindbergh Did It (James W. Foley) Vile udder folks talkln' An' vunderln* how. An' ban gettln' ready Purty soon but now now, By ylmminy, Lindbergh, He yumped up an' vaded Bight out in the air An' by ylngo, he made It. Vile all of dem fallers Vas vaitln' on shore. By ylmminy, Lindbergh, He valted no ,more. He lift up his nose An' he lift up a ving. An' he yumped In the air An' he made it, by ylng. He come from the Vest An' he come purty darn kvick. An' he yumped in the cockpit An' pull on a stick. An' before all dem fallers Could say any vord, He vas up In the air An* he vent off like a bird. He said dls here valtin 1 Vas purty darn dull. So ·"he yump in his ship An' he vave an' say: "SkolP An' he fly to the North An' the East an' don't drop, An' he made it to Paris By ying, in one hop! - . Ay lak dls man Lindbergh, A dandy fine kid, Ay lak him, by yingo, Ay lak what he did. Vile dem fallere talkln' Yust vaited and valted, Dls Lindbergh, he yumped up, By ylngo, an' made it. Lawyer: "Why do you want a separation from your wife? Aren't youi relations pleasant?" Tired Business Man: "Mine are, but hers are perfectly horrid." oc New Song Hit "She Was Only a Poor Telephone Girl, but She Kept Plugging Along.' Good business Judgment: Marrying a girl with curly hair to avoid the permanent cost of the wave. Lawyer: "You want a divorce on the grounds of insanity. Are you sure your husband Is Insane?" Woman: "Well, If he isn't now, 111 live with him until he is, so get the papers ready." Among the strange things In thl world are bald barbers, skinny cook's and lazy married men. Coleman Dalton says you are not wholly bad If little children and dogs like you. Girls look short in knickers bu Gladys says men look longer. Ab» Rosenberg, the deceased pawn broker, insisted upon having his testing acid and his magnifying glass burled with him. Evidently hu wants to be sure that his golden harp ana his crown of Jewels are genuine. That's That Maude: "The boy I'm going- with now thinks cf nothing but nocking." Claire: "What can you do' wltn a fellow like that " Maude; "Neck."--Life. Hyman: "At least once In my life I was glad to be down and out." · Lowe: "And when was that?" Hyman: "After my first trip in ·» airplane." --_oo Sounds Fishy Two men went fishtnn;. One wns quite new to tho game and when he hooked a small trout he wound It lu until It-was very near the end of the rod "What do I do now?" he askcij excitedly. _ .. "Climb your rod and etao the beast."--Tlt-Blto. COPYRIGHT NEA 3ervice dnm austm BEGIN HEUE TODAY VEHA CAMERON, plain secretary Is transformed Into a beauty b j J l i R R V MACKLYN, advertising manager ifor Peach Bloom Cosmetics Co., who is to use her photographs In advertising booklets. Sne agrees to the transformation only because she is in love with a man who ignores her, 8CHUYLEII SMYTI1E. 5 Vera spends her vacation at Lake Minnutonku where Smythe is vacationing. H* iuirt other aueste mistake her, In-spite of her denials, for VIVIAN CRANDALL, ix-priu- cess, who after a Paris divorce is in hiding. Vera knows Smythe Is lu love with the girl he thinks she is and she finds further insistence upon her Identity difficult. Learning of the supposed Vivian's whereabouts, Crandall detectives arrive one night. Vera and nniythe flee In a car. Smythe begs her to marry him at once, but when she tells him the truth about her identity, he Is furious. Vera is kidnaped from the car by- two masked men who take her by airplane to a shacU in the hills where PRINCE IVAN awaits them. In New York, Jerry, acting on a mysterious phone cail. finds Vivian Crandall hiding in the Bronx. Agreeing to help find Vera, she guides Jerry to the shuck which bhe remembers the prince was Interested in. They arrive as Vera is liee- ing after repulsing the advances of the prince. She tells them how she was left alone with ivan alter one kidnaper was killed in sin airplane crash and the other deported in fear. Vivian bribes the prince 10 go back to Paris. She and Vera become instant friends and Vivian proposes that Vera play the Princess Vivian a little longer, giving Vivian a chance to finish her three months probation period necessary to convince PAUL ALLISON, a poor man she loves, she can live on » modest must be very-eager so hear fvom you. Use my telephone there. It is a direct line out, not connected wlch the House phones." Vee-Vee called, the familiar number, her heart poundlry with a curious joy that she was to hear his voice _agaln. But it was Rosamaty Fitch, of course, wiio answered eJrry's phone. And of course, she recognized Vee- Vee's voice Instantly.. "Vee-Vee!" she ejaculated, and vera. agrees and armed with a letter from Vivian to her parents goes to the Crandalls. After a stormy Interview, they agree to \lv- ian's written request and tell reporters their daughter lias returned home. NOW GO ON WITH 1MB STORY Chapte_r XLVI Vee-Vee felt that her life as Vivian Crandall had definitely begun when she was served with the daintiest of breakfasts la the daintiest of beds a ; as9 sswsrfcs s^oTo^rthfp^rBicr Setics company's offices, worrying over the fact that she had to make some last minute purcnasesDefore she could leave that ni t nt on her wonderful vacation. Just, one week! °^ife" said Vee-Vee Cameron to herself' as she sniffed 'he crisp gold- enTellow rose that had lam beside her'fced honey-dew melon. "Is very terrible and very wonderful. Tt 10 o'clock Mrs- Crandall sent for her. receiving her m Her own boudoir. Because h£ own *ald v," ter pro win into her arms arid her with every show of cfcvot'.Gn. But when the maid had been dismissed, Vwian's mother abruptly dropped her fond and indulgent a.titude. Hei voice became crisp and cool, as if he were speaking to a paid secretary. "Mr Crandall and 1 believe mat lu will be best to go directly to. our Sng Island estate on Manhasset Bav' 'she said briskly. "You will of course be in rather strict retirement for the summer, a fact which is easi- :plainable on the ground that ,,o,, «rp on the verge ot a nervous teeakdW due to your unfortunate experiences--the divorce aud the ».id- naping I am sorry Lo say that it will be Impossible for us to entcrtem Tny of oSr most mtlma-.e friends, or. If we do, for youjo be^at all in evidence. iou Uwd=-.o~--. ^mainly," Vee-Vee said stiffly. ··I should not enjoy having to treao. on egg-shells all summer and ,he chances of discovery would he too great. But I have one request to make, Mrs. Crandall--" "By the way. remember to address me as 'Mother' before the servant* and Mr. Crandall as 'Father or Dad. Mrs Crandall interrupted. "Portun ately none of the servants has been with us longer than .1 year. Vivian does not even know their names, except Soames', of course. Now, whau is your request? I hope It is a' reason- ab Vee°-Vee flushed brightly but her eyes did not waver and her voice was as crisp and cool as Vivian's moth- ·M. must have your permission for my aunt, .Mrs. Cartwrlght. and. my best friend, Mr. Macklyn, to CAll as often as I like." she said steadily. "Your aunt?" Mrh. Crandall frowned slightly. "That rather complicates matters, doesn't It? Does she have to under her excitement. "Where in the world are you? I'm sorry we had only a minute the other morning! When are you coming back?" "I'm not coming back. Rosemary." Vee-Vee answered, with a sidelong glance at Mrs. Crandall, who was pretending, like the lady she was, not to listen. "I'm resigning my place at Peach Bloom. My new position takes me out of town, Rosemary. I'm leaving today, so I shan't have time to come in to see you all before I go. I'm sorry. Is Mr. Macklyn there now?" "Yes, lie's in. Just a minute," Rosemary replied, a note of gladness in her voice, which did not escape Vee-Vee's Jealous ears. When Jerry's voice came booming over the wire, color flooded Vee-Vee's face and her voice was low and rich as she spoke to him. / "I wanted you to know that everything is all right, Jerry. I'm going out of town today to begin work on my new Job," she explained cautiously, for fear the switchboard operator was listening in. "I'll write you--at your apartment--today. And will ycu tell our mutual friend that I believe I am going to like trie job very much?" "That's finer" Jerry's voice rang in her ears. "But well he mighty sorry to lose you .here. Miss Cameron." "Jerry," she begged, "will you tell Aunt Flora where I am going--and why? And tell her that she v.-lll hear from me tomorrow." Vee-Vee hung up the receiver with reluctance, her heart curiously hungry for an Intimate word--one of Jerry's fondly uttered ."darlings." Of course he could say nothing, with Rosemary listening, her keen little ears pricked eagerly--. And how darned glad Rosemary was that she--Vee- Vee--was not coming back! She thought It left her a clear field, did she? It was positively disgusting the way Rosemary had flung herself at Jerry's head. "The house is besieged by reporters, my dear," Mrs. Crandall Informed her, breaking In on her revery "I think we'd better flee to the country as quickly as possible.", At luncheon, served with pomp and state in the dining room, two loot- men and the butler In attendance, Rufus Worrell Crandall ^as almost genial, though the light of battle still glittered in his eyes. "If New York newspaper reporters turned their persistence, ingenuity and nerve to business the;.* wculd become the millionaires for whom they now make life miserable, he commented cryptically, arid that was his only reference to the 1 morning- long tournament of wits against money and Influence. Vee-Vee learned from conversation between her "parents" that . housekeeper, half a dozen molds, two footmen, the chef and two under cooks had left before noon for the Manhasset Bay estate of the Crau- dalls, and that the big house would be at least habitable when the family reached it late that afternoon. Other servants were being sent on from »m- !ng servants In the Pars- Avenue house would journey to Long Island as soon'as the town house could be put in order for closing. Soames, the butler, would of course be in the countcy house by the time dinner was served. When she returned to her room she found that her maid had packed her clothes and was ready for the trip to Long Island. And at 3 o'clock she was seated in a long, luxurious, foreign-made limousine, between Mr. and Mrs. Bufus Worrell Crandall. Newspaper photographers, llnea up on either side of the doorway of the Park Avenue house, succeeded" in snapping the Crandalls. father, mother and "daughter," as they stepped out to enter the limousine drawn up to the curb. When, two and a half h^u*.* Irier. they reached the summer hom« Vee- Vee felt that the gafes of the Crandall estate Were the gates of a prison and that not even by good, behavior could she succeed in winning a commutation of sentence. There was one consolation, however. There would be "visitors' days" as in every prison. Aunt Flora and Jerry would come. They sho.uld receive her special delivery letters that night; they might even be able to come the next day-Sunday. Dear Jerry! How he would beam and chuckle at the success of Vivian's plan! How boyishly Impressed he would be with this lovely ccun- try place. Dear Jerry! But her very' first caller was not Jerry Macklyn. Her first "visitors' day" brought the last person In the world she wanted to see, the person she had hoped never to see again. But--she might have known that he would not be forced out of the picture so easily. The Schuyler Srr.ythes of this world are not sensitive--else they would not be Schuyler Smyth's. (To Be Continued.) An interview that Vee-Vee % has been dreading takes place in the next chapter. o Mayor Thompson of Chicago has undertaken to find the Republican party a nominee for the presidency- Won't there be trembling In Buckingham palace now! Mussolini has been on the job several years now, and that old tower at Pisa hasn't been straightened ye-;! "She does," Vee-Vee retorted firmly "She knows already--a- least she knows that I have been mistaken for your daughter and that' I have been kidnaped. She is of course as anxious for my safety as you were lor Vivian's. I assure you that she is a well-bred woman." "I suppose thac is not an unreasonable request." Mrs. Crandall smiled and shrugged- "Now as to the young man--for he Is young, I sop- P °"Yes" Vee-Vee answered, flushing more brightly than ever. "He is a very successful young business man --the advertising manager of a very- large concern. In fact, he is my employer, or was, until I went away on "my vacation.'' . "You're going 10 marry him, 01 course?" Mrs. Crandall asked casually, her eyes inr.erestedly regard- i n g - h e r just-made-up face In the mirror of her dressing table. Vee-Vee drew lii her breath sharply. "Am I?" she asked, and the words -were a question, not an evasive retort, a question asked won- derlngly of herself But there was no answer _ y et. It was hard to think of being romantically\and worshipfully In love with Jerry, and yet *t was impossible to imagine life -without him-"Of course .you are!" Mrs. Crandall laughed, and somehow-- the constraint arid suspicion betvsen t-h*"* was sud- de"nly gone, and they were friends. "Will you let Jerry Macklyn come to see me?" Vee-Vee asked confidently. "What a very rice name he has!" Mrs. Crandall smiled. "I suppose he Is in the plot, knows all about it?" "Yes, Vivian llke« him enormously," she added cunningly. "They_ are sworn friends." "Then, since the man lovos you and is my daughter's fr ends, I suppose there Is no reason why hj^should not come to see you as often as he likes. I think you'd better telephone him, my dear, -and relieve his anxiety. Of course, he has seen the morning papers and knows that you have been accepted as Vivian .Cnvndnll, both here and by police nd press. But he THE Worsted-tex S U I T Successful Men Of Today Know one important fact. No longer is it necessary to pay $60 to $70 for a fine suit of clothes. Worsted-Tex meets the requirements for the smart, conservative. It possesses fineness, a dignity. Truly a gentleman's suit. 340.00 J. J. Kaufman "It Pays to Buy Our Kind." EWSPAPERl Vi EWSPAPERl

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