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PAGE rotm BI,YTHBV1U,B,' (ARK.) CGUTU13H' NEWS THE BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THK COURIER MEWS CO, PUIJUSHE118 0. R. BABCOCK. Editor H. W. HAINES, Advertising Munaijer Bok Mitloual AQYertulu* UeprescmiiWiv. TUe 'minus f. Olwk Oo. Inc., Mew VorK, AtlauU, Dalia*, Bau Aulomo, Sau uU'cago, tit. Louus. Published Every Afternoon Except Sunday. . Entered as ttcouo cl»ss uiuier at the |>ost "oDlce 81 Blylheville, Arkansas, under act of October B, 1817. Btimi 6y me unlttd Press SIIBSCKIFT10N BATES By carrier lu tlie city of HlyllicvUlu, 15c ii?r week or $6.60 per year in advance. By mall within a radius oi 60 miles, »J.OC per jear, 11.50 lor six months, U5c tor three niuiuns; by mall lii postal zones two to kix, inclusive, lti.60 per year, in zones f.even and ekjlil, J1U.UU per year, payable In advance. Hoover at Valley Forge Herbert Hoover at Valley Forge to<Jay attacked the "specious claim that everybody collectively owe* oacli ol us iiulividually a living rather than an o|>- liortunily to cam n living." May we suggest that it would l>e unnecessary for the president of the United States lo attack that, claim if every American citizen today had the opportunity to earn a living. We must either remedy liiuse tie- reels in am- economic structure which deny to men the opportunity to support themselves and Iheir 1'ainilies, or we musi recognize ami accept Ihe social obligation which that "siwcious claim" would-impose. ; Jlr. Hoover's plea for fortitude like' that of Washington's army at Valley Forge is no doubt flattering to those tufVering from such hardships as re- (ucqd; dividends. II) is not likely lu i inke a very strong npiieal to those vho,'-for 'reasons beyond their con- l rol, are hungry in the midst of plenty, jj Jlr. Hoover, is again thai- e'\vill 6hly be brave and patient as were -Washington's soldiers lie v;ill lead us through the winter of adversity to tlie warm sunshine of renewed prosperity. There is no doubt this twentieth century continental army of Mr. Hoover's will survive its hardships and in the end gain its oft repealed victory over the forces of depression. Bui we (iuestiou..llial the general who only a lillle over fwo years ago promised IIUICK and easy cuniiuesl over economic difficulties will get much credit from the rank and lile for whatever successes may ultimately be at- tuinc'fl. high, but either they will !>c higher or insurance companies will ijiiil OIX.T- aling in this, stale unless something is done lo keep lire losses within reasonable limits. Fire lighting fauilities are inadequate in many communities, carelessness in prevention of lires is general, and llu.ru have been loo many cases of selling out to the insurance companies. We need a hard-boiled fire inspection service, and we need prison sentences for a few incendiaries as a warning lo others who nniy be tempted by difficult business conditions to imperil Ihc property of others. SATURDAY, MAY 30J931 1 oo Many Fires A good many complaints are heard concerning the high rates which Arkansas property owners and business men are required to pay for lire insurance protection. Yet figures sub- millcd at a meeting of insurance agents at Hot Springs show 11ml in 1930 insurance companies paid $1.30 in losses for every $1 they collected in premiums in this state. Arkansas lire insurance rates are 1 he Governor and the Highway Audit Governor Harvey I'urnell seems lo have an unlimited supply of excuses, liillculous as Ihey are, why Ihe highway deranmcnl 'should not be Investigated. First and perhuiu a bit hasty he declared that Ihe highway auillt act pasMd by the last leulslaluro .provided lor a thorough, comprehensive audit and Dial he wuukl insist that the commission proceed uiukT Ihi: muke-sliifl bill. That was so silly, In the lace of the opinion of five competent lawyeis uneinbcrs of the convulsion) Ihal Hie bill p:ovldcd lor nolh- in^ bill a uonlinnatlim ui [hi 1 records thuL ihu liovcrnor apparently has deeiJcd to Ijl that malter drop. + * * Next he comes forlh with a nob'e. uesUire, ollcrln^ tjencroiisly lo lend Ihe "whole jxr.vcr of his ollko lo Ihe cml that a thorough audit of the highway dcpai-lmrul may be made." Governor, you can well allcrd to do lhat, because you have no i»»'cr to lend. II you don'L know, it, you should, because most, any liljjh school boy knows that you cannot bestow nny power on Hie highway iiiulit commission, not iiiovlilcd lor in thu act. The commission Is liniited lo the iiuthorlly provided for in 'the bill, and nothing you can do . or bay will change 11. Your |io\y:r rcsls In, callhii; a siwclal session of the legislature, a gesture that Is np- parenlly very distasteful lo you.for some reason. Governor, you' didn't tool nnyonq with your oiler to lend the "whole i>o\\cr of your olficc towards i\ thorough iiudll." It Is' obvious that you have grossly misjudged Hie Intelligence of the psoplc oi Arkansas. They are iiol the same ImuruuVnl people who vot«V lor you last Atujusl- * * * I'll tell you what Ihe people lliink, Governor. They Ihlnk you can't cull a special session, even if .von wanted to. 'I'hoy think Ihal your advisors won't. Jet you. They think that you must do as you urc told lo do, am! sp:ak when you are.told to speak. Tim's what Ihey tnlnl:, Governor. —AVallcr Sorrclls, Jr., In Pino Dlull Ucmmci'cial. Now Hint slrl caddies are belli;; employed on Euiopcan links, perhaps tollers will conaiiler their own form, n secondary mallor. A movement is under way in Canada lo Leach rnrinlng fret; lo boys. II to lit; n growing niovoinent. is SIDE GLANCES By George Clark TODAY IS U1HN17S SENATE Sl'lvKCll On May 30, 1917, the Prince of Udlnc, cousin of llic King of Hilly, made nn address in lh= United Stales Senate on behalf ot the lialliiu Diplomatic Com- jnlision whldi he led lo this country. He said In part: "Italy tillered the war with aims cciiial tc those wnicli you puisne.- Her territory had not teen Invaded, her insecure boundaries had not been violated, Our people line!crstoDi that the sacri- ilce of free nations was die prelude lo our own tacrifiic. and that -we- could no:, remain indifferent without denying the very Ktisons of our existence. "Italy has not been anil will nc\er ijc an element of discord in and as she wille.l her ov:n free national cxbu-nce at tlie cost of any sacrifice, .so she will contribute \vilh all her slrcniUh lo the free exfctencs and nient of oilier nations. 'iliu mission of which I have Even Normal Human Eye Has Defects Fishbem Declares BY 1)1!. MOltltls FisiuiKIN i ted lived so many years In a black Kdifcr, Journal of (la- American duii;;ecn tha'4 his eyes had chanced Medical Avsorlatlun, anil of llysila, the ilcallh Mupuiue the him'in c ¥ vo finest hirtHimcnts Although one of the which mankind has any knowledge, c-ven a normal, eye lias sointi defective qualities. An eye that Is abnormal may be nearsighted, farslshled, have a severe degree of astigmatism, bo color blind, or in oilier ways fail lo function perfectly. However, even a normal eye may have diflicuily in adjusting itself Co various colors and hi focusing according to changes in color, It an object Is in focus when vic-v.ed in their vbual ability. '1 he retina nas the power to lUrlil U u:ib in correspond «iih thu inieusily 01 the honor lo be Ihe head and iii'ieUim or sensitive nerve tiss'.ic which Ihcre are representatives or llr_- Semite uf Ihe kingdom, ot the Cliamb:r uf Uopuues, and mi j ir,beis ol llie govejiinii'iil, desires lo express lhroi:.$h me the liveliest sympathy lo me rcpiv- 01 the American peo- "This oni: was it bit stubborn at first, but i finally overcome that." WYORK untK Gilbert Swan Xcxas Gulnail's Invasion of 1'aris the past'few years were supplied Brings lo Mind How She Con- with their early material from this iiueral New Y»rk With Superb spot. Newspapers considered it as Whoopee Showmanship Important, a "heal" as Ihe police station or the courthouse. Tables Soaic of our forefathers twinned forUmcs by .selling glass beads to Ihc Indians. The uio.lcrii {jct-ilch-mnck method Is sell something that beads In Ihe ylass. A naluralKcd American citizen has been executed in Home tor alleged plotting against Mussolini's life. When in Koine, gel done us the Uotnans arc done. Untiling suit cquipuiunl includes a pair ol car-. L ,lci!i>crs, which also makes a nice accessory for Hie .".prctnlor s|iorts costume when fol- lowlns ccrlnin golfers nronnd. OUT OUR WAY i; By Williams (S A\ SoriTA BuFMU— TH PAST- ' QOl-F o STPtOMtt A GAMS.- AM' AvOMC-i: AM BEATS 'EM AT iT . Iv-vEV ALL GO it-i POV-O . SO Ti^l 1 CHJJ^AB CAMf AFFORD iT VNEU-. CA^V AFFORD POLO SO ^00 -SEE. WOT A COME OO>.Vsl NEW VOKK — The most recent chapters from the current Odyssey of Broadway's own Texas Oilman arc- amusing 1 instances o! iow legends arc built. Texas is. and has b:cn, n showman; a sort of feminine J3ar-j Hum of Broadway, 'who learned- Ihal the lircd business man waul- | cd lo bo noisy and Ihal Hie playboys and visiting firemen liked lu believe they were being wicked Her "hello slicker" creeling, coupled wilh other hard-boiled anlicb. uecame knuwn across ihe naticn nnd lu tinman played right up lo her remilaiiim ol "Healing Via rough." Tnal, In thi! cnci, sue overworked llu: notion sonioivh.it is anolhc-i story. hni li'.r ba:,ic. idea was sound enough, il iv.ii, uriL'lly, tliat llie niylit club-^ucr, wjial'-vtr the social status, IIKCS lo hold Ihe i!lu:; : ;on Lhat hii is p.uii ol a lawum aggregation of whcopec iii.il.iTs; that me average visil-jr soughi tin: ilnill uf uchig associated wi.lv .1 night-life c\i>ciiciice that appeared lo oe wildtv lh.ni il actually was and that the .spcnaing ge.its ul til-.- big town liked lo snow uil "in company." Aiid Texas was a suIficiCMlly gouii showman lo aid ::nd ubcl any nu- lions existing about late lito in ine big town, rrom the lop of her chair bhu would shout he": wisuciaiKo at all and sundry. No one was too im [XNlanl t-.i u=ci!ps hei 1 cpiips; ntj uiii loo socially or politically pjwcriul lo silence her comments. Any tMforl al c-uiiuback m.t mill the uiinous irply: "All right kid, thai 31 be charged a^.iinsl you u:i yum- cl-.cck. You'll \..\y lu- privilege." Sa h wrnl. Bui i!, liidn'l always work- I.a (.;un-..iu winl bu>ki- qiiit'j as ollni as .she mad- mon.'y. "1 L;J-.CO 1 and Ihcre were IIIUSL- .^iio gri 111 . iiiniu.U'.l with Hi-- nion Ijuy ul hi.' ruclhcfls. Oil the (-liu-l- i.anu, llii'.j w»':e liuiulrcrts who '...iv li!;,.ii to lii-r _uul hc-r p!.i\ 4iV.n;d. piu.'e uv.lMicil hall ul llu: lug j "whu's who." Yd l\:\as tnlletcd all uvu 1 Hi- uty; UIL' loc.ilion lo .uiiiilii-r. .si:mclimes Ihe slurul .itid u'liHHim-.s both. Anil the ninny part oi i' .1;; is liiat 'lexab, licrc-C'Sf. is pr..uu-...:y u IcciutakT. ArrcsUd ti:r MI ...::, nn llu- p:oliibiilc.n low. ami t ,;.-v- rE-Liirts where I'.ip li.:.--i- , : p. from huiiurciii .( \: .:..i-;, sho was rarely, if cvir. M.-. ,1 it. ukc a drink. But she h.r.l l:-uim, .-. :ii.:., ,r; .1 character-^ ho^ ii.iuu j;.,;i -i.,-,- ckd o'.er (he worlil. And v.ith legiv.tl:'. 1!'.'.' Y, . uu shoMn:aiishlp, il hn* b . n ..,. .n-j llu read thai Enghir.1 i ':.,;.n-l ! l-.:r an unwelcome M. ::-.- .; M \ \ cc!Tci:;jmUm.. i. .. ; u iwtncici'. In llulr arlirl.--. ..;..- - ;!l -;- iof paprika she wcaid .,1.;.'... ,., c i- llic famous-I-'roi'.:h ::: ;; My own guess Is tli.il J.lu- v..;; .. ,,,, ; ij noi'dly Jcr a Unu. . v, ;i-,it Amcilcan visitors wii: ....-.,.; u . Jl her place. As Iir inyse'l, I h.-.u :. : ; ... • -.<.- mor.ulDr.au., lor :,c;:-... :..; ,- Ycl. it was only r. :,•.. ;...;.. • ;0 when she was c.= t:ib:>.'.::-. .: ;:; : : .ue rcccrrt amo'.'.rj New Yi.r.... ...„••§. antes place. *ru. lii.c i. ....:. u i., town has f.cen t:Iir.- i: 'ihe swankiest of .... ..,.^'j crcwd could be s:'.r. '.::.-,... ,.o.'.vs j with tl-.c new £iil;-;.... .... , lu 0 | lumr.o- w.ucli hiv; ^;...:. .. , i n occupied each night by re- [OTtcis from the tabloids, lookini for the latest morsel of scandal, at'.d generally coming a«ay with it. No wedding, uivoiee or orcwing love balm suit was considered olli- Five-Year-Old Traveler Reiuscd Beer on Train MAONA, Ulali. IUPJ—Mvc-yonr- old Terczle Uracova, late of Pocl- kylava, Cuccbo-Slovakia, is slowly but surely adjusting herself (o the great new country she traveled thousands of miles alone lo reach. The lillle girl was met by her mother, Mrs. Terczie Hnycta, whom she didn't recognize at the station. The child was a favorite with passengers on Ihe trans-contincn- (al train. Everybody was Interested and she didn't buy one meal. She was quite amazed when she learned there was no beer — at leasl, legal beer — In the United States. Back in Czecho-Slovakia she had been accustomed to sipping beer now anil Ihen and, en route on the irain, suggested that it be served wilh her dinner. o!d Giilnan's. All that has gunc, and Texas l-.as sought out new- lands. iCopyrighl.lim, NEA Service, Inc.) iti;:!iiinaiiu:i. Various parts oi tliu iii'.::ia vary in llieir anility. It la sojnolimcs possible lo tec a very i.mil unr in Hie iwiligat wnen .toxed m from one poini of view •uiti lo iaii 1C. s.e it vnlirdly wneu kv-jiiii^ ul I.- licm auut!iLT i.ngu 1 iu mat me miaie lalls on a tlnu-r- enl p.irt 01 the reuna iieccuise : a!l of thtsc process^ of auapuuion ci UJSUK to uuiigiiiti cor.uilibiis lend lo piodnc; wi-u. 1 unu tiar, uiucn Ls mutit; oi hav.ii^ ii-.|.er iiiilliimallun lor .ill worklllj conuitious. Coiiiiant sii'am and 1.1- tigue usc-s up liie Holies ul th'j kLiiy and or.ngs aijoul loss ul clicc- s:; i-ntss. 'llu-ie are all soils of visual dis- uub.uieis which do jiol reiaesL-il i\Lluai uelci:ts of llic eye, uut .ire me res nit oi Us comir.tciiui. n en. 1 -lou/;-! u]) al [no bine iky li^ 1 \\ili liuiice a uumoer oi iniiiu^ >pocks tijit move in front, of llu L-JC in demiitL 1 j.-ails. 'I'liL-se i^TecK used by experts n\ diseases of llu are ti! - Wco <' cur|«uelcs moving 1 by red light, <is may be changed if the same object a viewed by violet light; hence in scien- liiic work it is some-times ncccs- .sary lo wcur lenses to laki- care cf Uio wavelengths- of larloits colors or lights. The visual field cf the human be- in;' Is not nearly so treat as that ul many oilier specks in proportion to the size of ihe body, Tiu visual image- Is inverted on the the back of the eye. A machine is ye for mcaMiring (lie Held o! uioii ar.d ehavtiiif; u. The distinctness fji vision varies with ditferent parts of. the- ralna. Ihe condition of the retina changes ailer one has bec-n .1 long lime in light and Is Ihen cxpos'-'d suddenly lo darkness. As on-.' p;ia>Ci from daylight intc |a dars room, vision at lirst la very bad but after tome minutes rapidly improves. ll- very liny blcc-d vessels ol i..".itiB. If tiit heart beat is ia- ciL'ai.d EO Uut, ihe cor^us'jles iiiov- laiifc,-, ihe specks wiJI be nolcd lo moi'L- faster. £om:tinics brltilil lighto seen al niglu, as for example s'.reel lamps, ayr/:!!! 1 io be surr:uiided by colored rih^-s, blue insi-e and rcti cu Iho ouuiae. These colors are due lu liteis of the lens ami lo the culls The famous prisoner. Caspar i oi Ihe coniej, rcuresenting visuali- Eauscr, was supposed, lo be able tjjialion o[ .slructure which would sc? slais in Ihe daylime bjcausj he I not crdinavily be seen. CHURCH EXCUSES ! \ . By ficurgc W. K:irh-im "Jesus sailii unto him, I am the way, (he irulli, and the life: no man ccmeih unlo Ihe Father, but by me. 1 am tho door: by me if .any man cuter in,, he Elip.il be saved, and shall go in and out, and find paslure." rrom John's Gospel. ATTEND CHURCH SUNDAY Committee. MEMPHIS. Tumi., (UP)— From Lake Ihibca, Minn., lo New Orleans In a car;u t - along the Mississippi KivtT, will comprise thu vacation of three Southwestern College siiKinits here, it was learned recently. They arc Jimmy Hughes, | :-.lE3A, Arizona, (UP) — Cham- Claude Capci-3 and Uiiciiie Xior- j tor of Commerce officials snarled Sjan. 'Ihcy will leave here Juno: action fcr the reinovu! of four U for-Laku Itasca by automobile | black buzzards ol the card boari?<f, ami immedialely on arrival Ihere vaiicty, placed on lamppests here '• will begin Ihe lc:r: journey frcm the source lo the mouth of the "Father of Waters." adveilising mailer, when it w^.s- sug^eslpd Ihcy w;rc symbolic ot a dead lov:n. I1KUK TOIIAY UCIt \I. IHHtl>];\, .rrrcdx nvi- n lib TflllM Y WILS'lN, Univ in UIMXI: iltuT \\niii fails nnil llfryl niirrrc li:ir :i fiiiilrnct. llcri I' IliilillHI^,. nin] t:nv frit guess to who ui Beryl would cLose to express herself. \Vliilo Irene tUscussofl with her n:otiicr the glory ot her now estate Heryl dressed herself auJ slipped out ot tho house. SUo Lad to yc liy way ot the front porch roof, but she was adept at athletic stunts, so slie found sliding down a porcb P III-:.\TI.SS Sh° liaslcncd as fast as sbe could sliaight to the Hoffman house. l ll>- hi-r u. Irrnc lilnt In :1J- ^llllUll. n iy Irll-i Irene o.iks (heir cnfi rupnxcii. mill ! i In Htnrr) ItFnl. ' :il T.immj- I nhrn 111 llrr>l cr.inc fire Irrn Tliero slio slood a moment, sur- vcyol Us darkened windows and considcrhiK .1 course of action. Tonimy'd had plenty of tluie to Kl home. But had ho lima to gel to bed? No, he coitl.ln't have gone lo bed, Itcryl decided. lie wouldn't IK) wanting sleep. Was he In the house? Most likely lio was not. i Should she sit down somewhere and wait for him? Then Flic re fleeted that If ho were inside she might sit there all night and not] sec hiiu. Getting back to her room was not quite so easy a3 getting a\vay from it had been but she managed, wilh a goodly tear lu 1 her pajamas and a skinned kuco. Quietly she changed to sweater ami skirt, anil left the houso OUCH more. Tins timo she went out through the kitchen and sat.on the back porch. She could not bear to Lo under a roof closed in by [our walls. H was better out here. The early morning hour belonged to people v.'ho wanted to be alone. H belonged to a boy with tears In his uolhintj of Iho chiseled fineness lhat beloagcd lo it at other times. The wood-brown cyca wero swollen and red. Tho good lips hung loose, and the clear skin was mottled. Tho reddish-brown hair fell over It in lanky sttamls which dripped sand as JBcryl lifted tho bead to her lap. Slie cried: "Tommy, Tommy, what's the matter witH you?" IJut she knew. It was the first time sho bad seeu him like tbat, but she knew. There was nothing much lliat she could ito. Tommy was too Etapilicd o walk and slio bail nolhlng lo heart and a girl wilh tears in her; B jvc him. So she just sat there, and eyes. Tho tears ran unchecked; hold bis head Icarlcrly in bcr lap down Beryl's cheeks as s!:e litlcd | while she scolded him severely. her faco to tho brightening sky. U was a blessed relief not to have to hi.le her feelings ns sho would when tlie family were up and about. They would not think it strange to Hud her away. She would leave of having breakfasted. In ihe Slio wauled to see Iilm, She was! kiichen, .ind lhat would allay Ihcir l:i I !n- t\ir mull T.,,m,ij lr;,.ri :nul irirn zn?.t h. nn.l u-ira Ilcryl sin- Is riicaKnl tn rrrnli**. M>w co o.\ WITH THI: SKIIIY CIIAI'TKII XXVIII CO Hint was Irene's send! llciyl: Fnnll slonea anil tossed llicin al •J ivas $iiccrlilcFs for a inmaent. I his wln.low. Thcro was no re-j be abroad Beryl went Inside anil Irouu- ni»ascd lo marry Prcnliw! sunnsc except tho sound of Uio Inislcd herself for a few minutes llayliird! The yoiiiiKrr g!rl walled' slmics as they struck liglilly In (lie kitchen. Tkcn she left, vllb- ^sme (hat Tomuiy needed her. j Presently she gathered sorr.e suspicions. She frequently went -ilono on early mornlTiE walks. When it scorned not too early lo for lior shier to sjienk but Heryl, against tlie s'-T=3 anil then fell back oiiiy Iroki'il nl her. Irene wanted lo the ground. out bavins eaten. Her I^cryl lo say j-ninelblng. lo show by sniuo sign lhat slie was Ini pn.-red. i there. She flh-r.d restlessly, liul Ucryl | Suddenly she shivered. Frenie:! ti<H to notice. As a matter' were wcl from tlie il of fact *lio l.r.1 foigullcu Ironc.: grus?, out slic did not think oil siiiuiiins ila-ro in llio dourway. Slic i 1'3-sible cuusequences to licrsclf. w;:.- liiluUliig of Tommy. | Toininy was somewhere- near. It Toinmy W;H free now. And : Vi ' il s awfully lalo for him to bo out. Ti-.iintiy wns Innlicn-littirtoil! Maybe she could get lulo llio house Heryl sank back on her pillows-""d search for him. ai.f! rlo-Fcil lier i-ycs. j * ' * "Well," Irene sahl ami her voice, clii: would not admit II, but sbc brtrayc.l her .liKipiiyhiliiu-ut. "I' O |. a .j n vsguc , f c . ir lu; i t Tnmmy \viintiil to loll you in n siilcrly | niiilH bavo como to barm. Or be way. but ynii wouldn't liavc It. Soj might have Bone away. She scircd 1 guess you don't care lo bear nny '. » r . m i]i( 3 ihoiisbt hulisrlly. It was "'• n: ' c '" i.'.o iH'.u-h Iwtlcr than tliinklns tba I ISeiyl did nnt answer, .\rter wall-, he uilglit have . . . mlflit have . . . Ins a iltile latter Irene stdu.i out, Heryl tried nil Ihc outside doors o( i-ic mom anil went to r.iiise lirr iui:tli;r r.nd tell her the pnm! news. They v.liisiic-ro.l tuRcib»r. raylns ! steps and llionght about life w no .-. ' -iiinii ic Mr. Kvcr.-tt when be : mil IVniiny. Ilo might never coaie E.'.i. : «is!ie;l llicy'd shut up and bark again. Thcro was nollilng to Tommy did not bear her. Her words made no Impression upon his deadened brain, hut when she shook him roagbly, as she did now nnd agaiu, lie grunted feebly in protest. She was with Mm like a mother.^ wliosu child has endangered its own 1 life and escaped. Tommy's life bad been endangered. lie had dropped by Iho rock at low tide. I'cryl looked at the water creep- ; Ing nearer. "Von need a goml wet- j tin?." rlie said In Insincere linrsh- i ni-^.i. "I should just let you Ho here and . . ." His clothes were a mess anyway. It couldn't do any barm, this new Beryl walked around the house QUE returned to Uio Hoffman lo the kilclieu windows. No liglil I O |]imc ,,„,. sllo , r , A ,, ot „„,.„ there. Slio was coiivinccrl Tin iy I ' l ' r 'a °' liers, if she carried il out. lui.l not srient llio night at homo. Mlie di.l not slop to think about Tlicrewnsaplucc.atiliR-r.whcrc.it, but rot up and lugged nnd some of the lioys ot Tummy's n&o | ilrasgcil al Tommy's Inert Ixxly 1111- InniS "'.it. sbe rKiicinlicrcd. Sins Uil s-'iic bad it In the water. They went there, walking by as slowly', belli go; pvolty wet, but slio saw slio couhl without ;Htr;.cling at- to it that Tummy got plenty o[ tba teiilic-n. but R.ie did no; s>.c Tommy within the briglilly llglneil rr.r. yhe started toward tlie Ibo.-itor. No. ho would not be tlicrc now. S!io did net know where r-:.o to look fur him. Tommy liaiin't brcn In the habit cf frciiuoiiii-; gang \Vcli, she'd have Is ;;:ve it nji salt water in liis face. Il licltf-d. and when the walcr licramo (latincronsly deep around I hem and Iloryl starlcil to drag Toinmy out of It ho was ntilo to slar.d ii[i and stagger—propelled by Ilcryl —in higher ground. There, f ha tormenled him with' jerkins lilni .-.I.out and finally—when he seemed aad found tlsciii locked. Then ia rtcsi-.ilr Flic F.it down on the from to to , vllt until she could see his timlc. Ei-.il;r.bout to fall asleep in Fpilo of her r.!io didn't feel like Kdu^ l-.oino. ea'uiis lo l;rcp liim a'.v.ike^ribu tier mother and Ir.-iu: wnnlil he [put both hands In his tangled hair pr.illling and brassing of Irene's • and slionl; him roughly, confine:-:. I lie, blinkoil .it her then with a li.'ryl turned her slc]-.i lov.-ar'l llio 1 ckam ot inlclUgeucc In his cyc^. bc.icli, as almost alw.-iys i her ... . . IL-r mother's escil.-mcut i:i.-.(to up ITcscnllya nnger of pink pointed lo Irene lor licriTs calm r.i-c.-plancei npnard in Iho eastern sky and c( her Imjortr.at liitorm.-iil.n:. Hcri Ilcryl realized that day was dawn- rclf-a;i|iriivsl was restored, her rut-! Ing. Hero slio was out on ihe 1-cd fo3thcir.F:i:cotbcd, nnd Ei;o !e:;- streets, clothed In bcsch pal.inias. once more like a princess In a fairy; and all alone. Sho mlclit even meet talc. One of llic Good princesses, i the milkman. He knew her, and ad senso enough to nndcr- at ho was likely to put a up hor no;c at tlie Ihouglil of car-! ilamisin; construcllon upon the Ins about w-i.u Beryl ratjht tavei Incident. Shu arose and hurried , I.=t B.vs 1 la!;,; the news anj way Ilcryl had ehc liken! Mentally Irene turned I slaml tha lo say. Tbat heart was heavy ami she, wanted complete eelitnde. And Ibcrp. by l!ic rnck wiiore flic bad seen Tommy silling witii Irene on that night so long ago—;t;crc slio found Tommy. lie was lying on llic raml In a heap. Meryl's heart conlv.icUd with sharp fenr when sue saw him, and she rushed forward wilh a cry. Tommy did uot answer. She kr.clt by him and turned his faco toward I aw ay, keeping to the shadows of | the morning llglit. was becauce she dldu'tjthe trf« ; i}$iiA gl.reea J It was an u?Jy fats, ^b "Tommy, please, come out of It!" Beryl pleaded. "What's thn mailer wilh you?'' Tommy mumbled. Beryl shook him again, harder. "I'll Eliow you, you young idiot!" sho cried, the tears ot a momeut |! beforo gone from her voice. And now llio understanding In ^ his eyos had increased. He sat -.Jv by himself. f "Listen, Tommy, listen," Berjv I entreated him. "I have sometblsj i to tell you." ii ." " CTQ Be .Contlnucfl).. -~"

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