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SIX THE BEE, DANVILLE, VA., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1931 Published Every Week Day Afternoon KOIU:U A. .I.VMTS .IK. Owner and PubUf-her TELEPHONES: Business or Circulation Dcpt. No. 21 Editor or ru-porters Na ??; Society Editor No. J34 SVBSCK1PT10X K A 1 E C : Election Law Reforms Governor Pollard's proposed election reforms do not strike ' u s with particular force. To legislate against voting apathy, which is the obvious implication in the first sujrtreslion of t h e governor is practically impossible. You cannot drive the voters to the polls. Requiring the candidate to put up a forfeiture bond, t h a t is to say a sum of money to be returned to him only if he gets as much as ten per cent of the vote in his constituency i n j e c t s a now material note into the election system which is THE"BEE 111 the city and"suDuros; neither dipuified nor in conformity to freedom of aspiration, is served by carriers 'on their ° wn i ' r j i e "ovcrnor says that it would result in the ' f r e a k ' candidate ^/vAn.tnf- ar 1 f.r a ^1'ppk. Alld SOlu DY _ - , . ., ,, . , ., . .. , ,, . , -,« T account at 15c a week, and newsboys at 3c a copy. THE'BEE by mall, S6 00 a year' from announcing himself, but it strikes at one of the cardinal principles of free government. The oscculive complains in one S oavaofo re SSwy I breath t h a t only a rich man can be a candidate for governor a month, payaole invariably I in advance. NOTE: The above rates apply orJj , 3. Rates be- I Notice Is mailed befor* explra'lon. Subscribers should gUe prompt attention to renewals. Member of The Associated i't*ss The Associated Press is exclusive 1 ? entitled to the use for repuolicntion of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in rios paper, and also the local news pub- hereln. All rights of publlca- of cpeclal dispatches herein are reserved. Representative: COMPANY Item York--Chicago--St. Louis--Atlanta--Dallas--Sar Francisco-Los Angeles--Portland. Entered at Danville, Va.. posioiiico as sscond-class mail matter. A Thought Ye are cursed with a curse: for ye hare robbed me, even this ivhole nation.--.Malachi 3:9. What is dishonestly got ishes in profligacy. -- Cicero. THURSDAY, NOV. 19, 1931. with any chance of success. Jn the next he is seeking to lay a _, uc _ . on the poor candidate by requiring that he put up on'request, 1 " 1 | money for the privilige of running. The third recommendation, again, seems to us unwise in that it would require a candidate to approach his friends and secure a w r i t t e n endorsement of his candidacy "by a fair number of voters" as a prerequisite to running. We ajrree with t h e executive, however, in his general enunci- a t i o n that under the present system elections are cobting too much mony and that some tighter law is needed to control campaign expenditures. It is dangerous to our prevailing system for men of capacity but lacking in material resources to be eliminated from the field of public office and continuation of this policy will do a lot towards lowering the character of our government. One thing Governor Pollard seems to have overlooked and that is putting on the statute books some clause which would make it possible for the people of Virginia to know Avho they elected the day before. We are still laboring under the archaic system and until it is discarded we shall continue to be without final authentic returns until two days after the election. There is no excuse why in a day of rapid transit, road improvement and rural telephones why every vote shall not be accounted for at the seat of every county on the night of the election. That is something for which we have long contended and if the election laws are to be gone into we hope that the practical side of our elections will be given the same treatment as the more idealistic side of running for office. o van- Scoop's Colyum DRAKES BRANCH, November 19. -(Grapevine Wireless) -- Things we see and hear as the dizzy world spins 'round : There would be many more thin humans In this fair land of ours if it were half as much? fun taking it off as it is putting It on. . . Half the vorld would like to know how to persuade the other half to let loose of Its money. . . . A man used to go to the golf club a great fieal. coming home rather late. His wife became suspicious nnd went through his pockets one night, and found nothing but -- a hole in one. . . . The world is made up really of three classes. Those who really try, those who half try and those who don't try at all. Neighbor ladles prob- D a i l y Washington Letter Bv RODNEY DUTCHER WASHINGTON. -- The long history of the debts - reparations nroblem has been described both as tragic and ss comic. The -.rorld's great statesmen and financiers of the last decade^ have all had their fingers in it. and now they are going to figure 5t out all over again. Ouce there seemed to be an Allied theory that a hundred billion lected then from Germany, a reparations But since commission. the Dawes Plan, the Young Plan, the debt funding commissions and the Hoover moratorium have all taken their hacks at the huge gums involved sn payment of reparations and debts. And now it is a common theory that the whole account will have to be wiped off the slate If that Is true it would appear that so many great statesmen end financiers were never before eo unanimous!" wrong on a single Issue. Several facts which might be classed as absurdities have become increasingly clear since Premier Laval visited President Hoover and the two men worked out some sort of an understanding about a debis-reparatton cut. Take for example combination the phrase. Militarism In the Schools The General Baptist Association of Virginia debated with some heat yesterday at Norfolk the question of militarism in denominational schools but without arriving at any conclusions on the subject. The two schools within immediate focus of discussion were Hargrove Military Institute and Fork Union Military Academy. That a division of opinion would be registered had been apparent ever since it became known that Dr. Kolvix: Harlan ; s committee would strike a negative note on the continuing military auspices of these schools. The complaint made is that which has been heard before-whether or not it is wise to impregnate the youthful mind with the spirit of militarism and to surround youth in the real character forming years with military panoply at a time when the whole world moves toward peace. Somehow one is not impressed with the thought that students are committed to militarism and aggression during the years they wear the tunic of a military school or that they emerge steeped in the philosophy of Prussianism. The military set-up of these institutions is primarily to promote discipline and a spartan regime useful to the physical side of education. The only danger in it lies in overemphasis through which may develop the regimentation of thought and ideas which are harmful to growth of individuality. The whole subject is not worth getting seriously worked up over because there is no grave fear of the impingement of the youthful mind by an obsession for militarism by a soldier-system which is simply disciplinary in purpose. o : ably saw little that they considered fascinating about Cleopatra. . . . People with clean records often are targets for dirty remarks. . , . There is only one more thing to be feared. Warner Brothers and the Sunshine Biscuit Company might combine to make talking animal pictures. . . . Some men take their troubles to bed with them, but wise men sleep alone. . . . The girl who shops aroulid for a husband never knows what is in store lor her. . . . Cobwebs are useful in advertising a store that doesn't advertise. . . . Blue Monday 15 the logical result of Silly Saturday night and Sunday. You can't tell how hard It Is to do a thing while watching it done by one who really knows how. . . . Outside of the fact that we are bossed by tradition, restrained by conventionalities, and ruled by habit, we are a free and glorious people. . . . A poor oarsman should stay HAZEL i ROSS HAILEY CHAPTER XXXH The tall young man atood shyl; turning his huge Panama ha In his big sunburned hands, line looking down at Mary with Ill-concealed Interest, He spoke In a soft, southern voice that was somehow reassuring "Mist' Jupiter sent me to fetch you," he said. "He's waiting out at the Hilltop Inn and he oert'ny is mighty anxious to see youl" His half-embarrassed grin was boyish and ingratiating, and Mary found herself smiling back and ready to go with him, before she thought to ask, "Which Mr. Jupiter?" "I don't known that, ma'am," the young man' responded regretfully "He never said. Just Mist' Jupiter ma'am, was all he told me." "Young or old?" Mary asked. "Describe him." "Well, he's gettln' on, but he's mighty peart for an old man, yea suh!" Mary laughed. "I guess it's all "capacity to pay." It has been used Jn fixing reparations schedules and it tras the keynote or our own debt funding- negotiations which in effect canceled 30 per cent of the British tifbt. 50 per cent of the French debt T. 50 per cent of the debt. The theory appeared to be that "ca- pac:;- to pay" -would remain static. Instead, it is estimated that -while French "capacity to pay" has greatly increased. Br.talr.'s ^j" dropped to the point where. :f it -a-ere fair to cr.arse 70 per cent o' her actual debt then, she could be assessed no more than 25 Tstr cent now. The i Effects of New Discoveries The way in which science can upset long-established industries by means of new inventions is strikingly illustrated in two little news dispatches which appeared in the papers recently. One told how the Du Fonts have invented a means of making synthetic rubber; the other revealed that German engineers believe they have found a way of making synthetic gasoline cheaply. Whether either of these processes can successfully compete with the natural product is not yet clear. But a moment's thought shows how far'reaching the effects of such inventions could easily be. Suppose, just for the sake of argument, that cheap artificial rubber and gasoline should suddenly become available: would there not he a perplexing time ahead for the vast rubber pantations of Brazil and 3Ialaya--and for the owners of the world's leading oil fields? Current Comment of the Press out of deep water. Look out for hunt you up to make. The old idea of being suspicious of one you didn't know was founded on much common sense. . . . In spite of the fact that hoseless legs are a fashion, it seems that silk stockings are necessary--up to a certain point. |S ^^ Just a week to wait for Thanksgiving; then Christmas cannot be far behind. But with this nice, spring-like weather it is difficult to focus attention on an j thing associated with snowballs and roaring fireplaces. Maybe some of our frozen assets will thaw out and we'll have a Merry Christmas after all. TWENTY- THINGS TO BE1EMBEB 1. Remember that work is only a means; character Is the end. 2. That sincerity Is the foundation of all honest work. '3. 4. That you label your own work. That only cowards are afraid connec- I THE PROBLEM OF INDIA'S I'NTOrCHABLES (Norfolk Virginian-Pilot.) Some of the difficulties of normal l h J1? ' orrlatlc b" :r.t;uc«i "rapacity." ·-xam:7!n'.on ·a- 1 :', b- v.r«- v -- CVrrranv applied to ·tit ""par- ' Mahatma Gandhi are revealed in his .^^vcjj ' impassioned refusal to agree to lorm- J ailzlng the status of India's Uni touchab:es by establishing their min. ,._ ! ority rights The status of the Un- 1, ; touchablcs. symbolic of the status of LOYAL TO HIM TO THE LAST (Richmond News Leader.) to venture 6. That no one can hold you down if you are determined to succeed. 6. That every man is destined to do something worth while. 7. That most people judge you by first impression. 8- That the only way to sell insurance is to gee prospects. 9. That few men succeed until they try. 10. That hard work Is no small part of genius. 11. That it takes no longer to say kind words than those that cut. 12. That the only way to keep your credit good is by paying your debts. 13. That it is easier to do good work than poor, if you once learn how. 14. That the more difficult things are to accomplish, the more worth while. 15. That a more anxious to push, you ahead than to hold you down. 16. That you are one link in a j great chain. 17. That ambition develops, while j selfishness thwarts body and mind. | 18. That rules are necessary to a I business as laws are for right gov- sensible employer is It has been with the stirring of eminent. ancestral pride that Virginia has wit- j 19- That you can't learn every- nessed the formal dedication of the i thing in one day. busts of the presidents in the rotunda of the capi'ol. There could be no greater tribute to Virginia or the- Washington whom ihose fine heads 20. That times progress and meth- right," she said. "You see. he has a. son. Was there anybody with him? Did he give you any Idea what he wanted to see me about?" On second thought, it did seem rather odd that Mr. Jupiter shoulc set out from the hotel without having made any effort to see her, ind then suddenly decide that an interview was necessary. Something must have happened-"He's all by hlsself," the stranger said. "Seems like he left his party and went off like that so's he coulc have a private conversation with you, ma'am. And if you don't mine hurrying--he was In a powerfu hurry, ma'am--if you don't mind.' "Just one second," Mary bade him wait, and hurried back to the dining-room to tell Bowen. "Hey-hey, I'm going with you!' Bowen announced. They argued over it, Mary holding that they must not be seen together--on the general theory that to The Fly a newspaperman's presence m the group would be like a signpost pointing to trouble, and in particular because of Bowen's stories on the Jupiter murder and his presence at Shay's the night an attempt was made to arrest The Fly. "You can't go off with a man you never saw before it's not a trap?" Mary considered. "Any way, what good would you be against two of them? My one- man army!" She tapped him on the shoulder with mock dignity. "No, you stay here. Ill call you and let you know everything's all right." "All right. Call me here." He gave her a telephone number. "That's my club." He winked. "Ask 'em to call me to the phone- It's a drugstore. I'd rather fill up on sodas than weak tea while I'm waiting. And listen, woman, I'm going to get gray around the temples waiting t hear from you. So don't forget!" "I won't. And remember, if yon don't hear from me--the Hilltop Inn. Bring the tT. S. Marines and hurry to the rescue!" Unconsciously she had begun to adopt Bowen's kidding attitude -somehow it made things easier. Bolstered up her courage, in fact, to be facetious in the face of almost certain danger. For she had made up her mind that if the man -who had sent for her did in fact turn out to be De Loma she would not run. but bluff it through somehow. It would really be a relief if things came to a climax at once. She got into the front seat of a dusty, nondescript little car beside the tall young man, and thought of nothing but keeping her seat and holding to her floppy sunhat while they tore at a breakneck speed out the coast road, and along the shore. The Hilltop Inn was not imposing . . . in fact, it was nothing more than a glorified qulck-luncb. stand, surrounded on all sides by a broad screened verandan on which, were bare wooden tables and chairs. At one of these, before she climbed out of the car, Mary caught eight of the stout, white-clad but slightly- wilted figure of old Mr. Jupiter, im- ofis chance patiently mopping his brow. What __ 00 __ i joyful relief that it was he! "i think you might let me pet you | The J°ung man tooled Ills car .-round. Her soil and her socletv'a little, when I want to pet you so J ?to the side-yard and helped her teased J tinius. "That's the i ; (.·:rs"ri.i , T ' r TV r '.'.:· arv M3?.-.: to irsa.-:" : r-.-. .- ..." Wr-os. Iherclorp. B proposal -aras made j ° r admlilstcrlr-.s: t h .,,".."' and was strongly supported, to plve|*riat -Wsshlric'ir;. T^.on separate "and distinct po',:t;.-a'. e'-*e. hr'pcc to crcav 4 other minorities. Is at the vcrv heart j produced men who -aerc attracted by; much.' C °^'o: the Indian delegates''diffIcult'.es. | the public service ar.1 were capable ; answer!" piped Gladys " " the covemment | oo-- i u _ _^ ,,.-.., rr-.ore than anyone' Thirteen football players have ?lven , T^^-i,* them separate "and distinct po'.:t;.-a'. else, hr'pcc to crcav ! their lives to the sport so far this! - . - . . . . . . . . That's a n unlucky number, it worth the price? ;n Henry i .tew. It is al- not. too often. 1 as he greeted her. Mr. Jupiter rapped on the screen and called out. "Don't go "way th«re. son! I got another errand lor you in a little while!" The young man nodded, got out and went over to tn« soda stand, and climbed Indolently upon a otool, prepared to wait. He was well out of hearing. "It's all-fired hot to bring you all the way out here, Mary," the old man apologized, "but I got some thing* on my mlni that I've Jvst naturally got to talk over with you Don't seem as if we get much chance lately." This was putting it mildly. Mary thought. "Where are the others?" "I told 'em to let me out and go on." He mopped his damp brow. "I've had about enough of this Florida climate for one day. But that wasn't it. I wanted to get back to town and have a word with you. We stopped this here feller going in the opposite direction, and he said he'd take me back to the hotel, so they went on--Bruce and Bates, and--her. "However, I changed my mind soon as I got out of their hearing, and made him stop here, instead. Be Just like Bruce to turn around and go back to the hotel to make certain nobody was taking the gold filling out of my teeth while be wasn't looking. I didn't want to be interrupted. "Now, here's the first thing; you know anything about that De Loma chap that we met last night?" "Plenty,"' Mary said grimly. "Why?" "You don't have to tell me he's a bad one," the old man growled. "I ain't lived to be nearly 70 without knowing a rotten egg when I smell one. You know what I think? It wouldn't surprise me none if De Loma wasn't the guy we're looking for!" A cold chill crept down the girl's spine at this uncanny perception. It wast almost supernatural! Her eyes smarted with quick tears for a second. They thought he was a back number, did they? Well, either it was a miraculous sort of prescience that .had warned the old man of the presence of his enemy of a simple canniness that was more awesome stil. Andwith this suspicion In his mind, he had still acted the senile innocent, and fooled everybody! She -srarrted^ to hug him for very admiration. "He is The Fly." she said. "We're as sure of it as we can possibly be, I've been wanting to tell you--and afraid to. It's awful, when you think about it--thaf there he sits --he has the audacity to eat--and drink--and--and breathe--oh!" She must not think of It--that was perilous! And to go on_ in that strain might undermine the old man's self-control, too. · · · Jupiter cleared his throat. "Now, here's another thing," he ** said, leaning his elbows on the table and laying the indexftnger of his right hand in the palm of his left. He was making a hard and very successful effort to be practical and not give way to emotion at this time, though the girl could not guess that. She marveled at his calmness. "You know," he began, "or-rather, you don't know, because they don't anybody know but Just me and one or two others, that there's a lorlmor car belongs to me." Mary's eyes widened at this revelation. It was the very thing she wanted most to know about, but she had choked on the question whenever opportunity _arose to ask It. "I had Tom buy It for me. I kept it secret. Bound to be talk If I bought any car not put out by the Jupiter Motor Company, and I thought it was just as well not to let the Ijorhrior people be able to say I had to buy one of their cars to get any place. "But the fact Is." he hesitated, and Mary fairly twitched with. Impatience, "the fact is--now. you keep this to yourself. Mary--but the Lorlmor car is a darn good car and if* been cutting in$o our sales to th« point where it's not funny any more. Now. I know all about the torimor car. They haven't got so much as a washer on it that we haven't got. or cant put. on. a Jupiter. But I'm damned if a lot of people don't prefer it to the Jupiter, Now why? "I ssys to myself. I'm going to find out. So I gave Tom 850OO cash to buy a brand-new Lorlmor. You've heard me say Tom's the best mechanic alive, and he Is. That's ,',,'- ~^-,.,r^"~~ a d representational rights. It would, The last of the bv.s. -,invei:od to-.season. T2 ..... fc^ . ._, .,_....-_ --,, «._· +\.--,^--*.4 »v-.+ _ .^. nn . ' riav A^nV*n«L ^-nrvtl/inc *f rilffrront MIT** PT"ol3ir docs riot -arork In even yrt be heard. It Is Vsra'nia's that --.i-r,fT. la g. R;OT:HS: speech Se | high r.ailrfaction that the Shcaan- srsri'v! tl:t* 5;z:n^ lie rr.'-norlty' 5oah Valley -B-BS bis cradle, thoush ngh"* cf the Vr.vuchsb'.** was by' that -s-ai th? nccMrr.t or a -i TEC a as th- TT?:TJ obVct'-Tc, TJsej tra-rcd ISfe. but It 1« VJrj^.nlV* ti".c f^ial sad I that ; . is at cribs arid corn j Why should w« ' .r.-.'mat.oriBl r-oi:d vr." " "tr'^i: r a Is ?-?n~.clii:^g r.T ir.V-'.'.rcnt authority here · ·'· tzsw. .r ihoutht trhich ha-s -.-):;r.g :TI "or j^erfc. be ftcoomji^shcd the ?3.r.£Tr;a tolls to Ihc lfi«t -rot" pn They ·s-'-T/d rcTr.nlri forever a grotip the treaty of Vtcsaillcs. fO:? stood apart. brycnS the pa -or Indian so-'loya'jy to Wooflrow Wilvr;. bcV.c-.'wJ I.fc "5«p»rEt "rtoTatrs t n i ' l n h:-r t-UFted him. J^!O-R«! h:tn. «*rscat^ rtwnatkiss ire not the ·*-· arsd -a-h^it all the -*:r:l ^111 ·td r'^r.cve this tar f.lclst'f. . . . \W *orr;o r"~.v rfp.".:~r--that he n p?.]l- fio ^ot "R'nttt. cr: our rtclflc* a^d oajt!cid; prophet. ..- *. ...i. ««^ .- -. .- . jrTUSKa J315, ut?On 3OC JCC3 Oi CCO- jhroi:sh B:I the Etrucc'.e. ?"«« ' aosn j ?-ng i, r reducing the number of *.. f n*,..H-..on .07 *...r .,j. ^ mctnbcr.? of the diet, or parliament. By WI. E. McKE-TET Secretary. American Bridge Leajrae Failure to unblock partner's suit 5n No Trump -srtH only too often allow the declarer to go game as today's hand sho*?s. The Bidding At contract bridge South -would pass. West, Saving trte required amount of tricks but so biddable suit. xQuj^t opexi ^rttjn one 25o ^^^isip- In the Erst place. I ^ortb would pass. East »ou3d tSen jrrfinbcrs -srould xaeaa * ld yvo y Tramp, South would pws and West would go to tare* No ECONOMY IDEA Prussia hit ut?on the idea of ceo- PST] There** an Idca- oar« a third of We our droppmc 3 ·the savlr.c pi a«arjy S2.oro.DDO a rear In wil art's nloric. Then, by dropping - F.r.t;r.i IT. c^Itc .,«,. r r- K S -o h»ve t*- Vato-jchKb'.".-1 Arrjcr.^sr. pr.iE-u r-aj." ^ M B sepa- t-r, a-^ -.-;., ;:,, ;·;,- ^ Kotxl - The-- THE Bu"ct'.n) ho devote lao.r whole energies and interest* to g'-ttiag appropriations Tor certain grou Tnirap tract. traj xm- The Play lias the opening Iwul »nd longest ^S the -*r.ts to been xs :-.*-'- i.rr . r.r 7 oc - -,- * I-c-.s, arxS they Tr.-is-; ** ·'"i thr b^iy of IiMJlsci iw tj;, they rauj.t not bs t^lsl rf-.r-r ff' apart, ever; *f that were slcJi: r fl, picas- rere tlVJde 5= Congress *;P»L-* ", be thst the wsr fieit* z.r« z. ts~ ~- ·':.'. Arr.»r- Jca people asd Ih6*. tr.» V- 5'-;V'x5 .o^t to ocTar.t«r an nrs-jmer;* wt. I^p'.cc^icy '.i, a prooess o* Tr.pTo~.:!ie tr.; f«»tv-h:r.g On-fih. hrovJSj v the hetrt Wh«ci h? rf th-c lixZ-uitrj. i~ orse of the Ycsteriay nur.^ I ar. irdcr f-r . rcth f t f t orc ar.d ol Tt* ' te «Bw!fle«d tic acre · from ££X1 aad :·»«« BOW cureless the rAlls »n3 JrTn tc Ka.'.r -ad '- attractive It -The turn a Knall icpade which Xortli ad a er;t*-CTi years ola. frarifc rt^CTi-^lon Ah' Tr.'i yo-j :cam YORK. tbc ftq-a :«; ::tt vyr.Qr: t^.-.t HAm- *-.*-.'. «~.'- -.-.-^r-.-; the »7»flc- -,-;-- '' wtums tie t«n ol hearts, the declarer ^^^ ^^ t , e ^7^ f rorn dummy and South would be Jn ·with the q;**n of heart*. Begardloss of what hf l«w5s the declarer U ga- jr.c :o tf able to kaoc3c out Korti's rT2:y entry card--the ac« of «pades-- (-*or* the h«art suit is estsblish- roar*, nrra^e* ar.d vreech«s ;r. 55-.-.- n-.^t cfr.ip:.«t*-; a svr-wt. Chjca^o. *zd Tlrr.r- -,v it j v g , t r . cr ,, "rw York, sad report that :;!« " No doubt it ;*. and or.e r«**or. Cfcieago h»! aa 80 cr Cftt h:g,1r: | ror :t » :.-:st Ga".:-.: ;-.i,. £ t* -.-«: .: of noU«. *bs snsweici ia r-ur-Sa 4A-K-8 VJ-1O-9-6-5 ·J-8-2 · +7-5 AQ-J-7- - 4 VA-8-2 ·Q-7-4 *A-K-9 NORTH H ni (0 j» UJ (0 * H Dealer SOUTH 410-5-3 VK-7-4 4A-9-3 AQ-10- 8-3 - 49-6-2 VQ-3 · K-10-6.5 +J-6-4-2 *?o {r,.nacii. rr.*r.. t o her Hov f^y .. wou ]d ^e for South - · to defeat the declarer's contract j -· \ n "jp- , T «.;jTjply playing the queen ol | ' f ".. hearts on his partner's jecS. W«?t.J "'-« the declarer, would refuse to · win { i tie trick, playing ihe deuce. SoutJj ·would le«d th« three of hearts which «M decUreo- would win with the acck Declarer would then lead lls four of spades -which North would -wto Tfltli the king and immediately igtui'it the six of hearts which dummy would be forced to ·wia w«2j the king. South discarding the six of diamonds. Now. when the declarer leads tie ten of spades from dummy. North will win the trtck with the ace of spades and cash, his ten and nine of hearts. By playing the hand in this manner. North and South -would win five tncSs and thereby defeat the declarer's contract one trick. (Copyright. 1931, NBA Service. Joe,) why 1 keep him. He/ain't so trustworthy In all ways--I've found that out. But I'd rather have him on my cars than some honest lunkhead. And If ho wasn't lacking some- wheres he'd be down at the plant, g-ettlng S20.000 a year, instead or wearing my livery and Bleeping over a garage. Breathle-ss as she waa with eagerness for him to get on to the point of the story, Mary could not help recognizing that the faults of Tom were a real heartache to the old man, so highly did he esteem the man's mechanical genius. "Well, I says to Tom," Jupiter went on, "this here's to be your car to fool with. Take it whenever you've got the ,time, and do tricks with it. Give it every test you can think of, just as if you was buying a car for yourself. I want to know Just what you think of that car when you're done with. It. Take it apart, if you want to, though I know what's inside, and so do you. Eat with it, sleep with it, get to know that Lorlmor car as well as you know the Jupiter car. And when you've got an Idea about the two makes of car, come and tell me where the difference is. "Well, Tom was Just like a kid with, a clock to take apart. You never saw a happier man. Only here's what I didn't know till Just now--today, in fact--what Tom went and did was buy a secondhand car and pocket the difference! "Yeah, that's Tom. He's a little on the sly order. Instead of paying the full price for a new Lorimor. Tom began watching for a bargains. A few days ago he found what he wanted--a car that looked brand new -- turned back to the dealer after it hadn't been driven more than a couple thousand miles --and not a scratch. Yes. there was a dent In the left front fender, hut Tom took it down to the factory and got It Ironed out and painted over. Nobody would notice--and It gave Tom a $1000 cut In price. He says not, "out I fcnow--I know the price of cars. Well-"Anyhow, I sent for Tom to drive down. here. Don't know as I mentioned it. Don't like riding around in rented cars with these wild drivers. Feel better with Tom at the wheel. Well, he got here last night and this morning when he brought the car around to take us out. what was it but the Lorimor! I gave him the devil for it. I said. 'Torn, you know I don't want to be seen in that car!' But it seems he nex'er thought. When I said, 'Drive down,' he thought what a chance it would be to try out his new plaything on a long drive, and the change in climate, and all, BO off he runs In it. "Well. I rode out in it this morning. Nobody likely to see me down here, nobody that knows me. that is. Sitting back there with nobody to talk to but this Louise T got to looking around at the finish and poking the upholstery and so on, and--look what I found!" · « · He held out a folded sheet of paper, his hand trembling until it was hard for her to seize it. Mary unfolded it, read in Eddie's familiar handwriting: "I. O. TJ. 815,000. Edward Harkness, Junior." ., "Take it easy, now. Dont get upset," Jupiter warned her. as »ae whiteness of her face began to frighten him. She pulled herself together. "How did--this--get in the car. I wonder?" she asked, levelly--holding the sheet of paper which was like a message from Eddie hirn=.elf- "Well--it was a second-hand car. Looks like it raigiit be the car that The Ply used coming and going, and maybe later on the one that ran your brother down," Jupiter offered. Marys dazed eyes sought the paper again. "Tom swears there's been nobody in this back seat till this morning." went on Jupiter. "Tom's no hand for Joyridlng. Ill say that for him." When they got back to town, driven by the obliging young man in whose pocket now imposed the first S50 bill he had ever seen, none of the motoring party had returned. Not until she entered the lobby did it enter Mary's mind that she had not telephoned Bowen! Hastily she called the number he had given her. but he was not there. No one knew whether he had been there or how long ago he had gone. Well, she had been gone nearly three hours. No wonder he had grown Impatient. No sooner had she gained her room, however, than" the telephone began to trill madly. It was Bowen. Hc was almost Incoherent with relief at finding her In. "I/sten." he said. 'Tm at Hilltop Inn. Nobody here but me. now. But they've been here. Bruce and the Countess. And what a fight! I hid behind '» catsup bottle aad got an earful, listen, did Mr*. Jupiter ha~e a diamond bracelet?" "Yes." Mary said, "she did." "Would you fcnow it?" "I think so. "Well, look on the countess' arm when she comes la. And shell come la--alone J" (To Be Continued) o Today By Arthur Brisbane (Cop/right by Ktaf F ·yn«icat% tec.) WHEN PLANKS ROAR WHY DO WE WOKRY? MAGIC WORM A MIND DISEASED Not much news from the war. gaining momentum la the East. Bombing airplanes evidently reverse old war methods. Formerly when enemy armies came marching populations retired -within city walls f defend themselves. Now Japanese bombing plane* come roaring, drop their bombs on the city, and the population pours Into the country like rats from a sink- Ing ship. One brief bombing, a sort of "air demonstration," Is »aid to have emptied Tsitslhar, capital of Northern Manchuria. Washington predicts "a vast Japanese invasion" in Manchuria, and la "deeply worried." Why? What difference does it make which, particular Asiatic tribe occupies the fertile lands of Manchuria? We are not the mother or lather of the Chinese or Manchu race, and not mentors of the Japanese. Sam is OUH uncle, not THEIRS. Assorted Mongolians and others have been moving over that Far Eastern territory for thousands of years. Why get excited becaut they continue moving? Why not attend to things at home that need attention and keep on friendly terms with distant peoples by saydng to them, "Arrange matters to suit yourselves." There is magic in words, much, in a name, despite Shakespsare's eay- Ing about the rose. Edgar Cayce, his wife, Gertrude, and their secretary, arrested as fortune tellers, were told: "You must not pretend to tell fortunes, because you can't." Things looked dark, but Mr. Edgar Cayce, who knows language, told the court: "I ana no fortune teller; I'm ·a. psychic-diagnostician." Instantly he, his wife, Gertrude, and their secretary were set free to diagnose psychically to their hearts' content. When a lady had. asked "Is this the right time to make certain investments?" the psychic gave her a psychic answer. The law couldn't object to that. "Canst thou minister to a mind diseased?" ··yes," replies Cornell university. Mental trouble is due partly to certain elements in the brain, the "colloids" becoming too watery or too "thick." Drugs have been discovered that remedy both these conditions, an important step In the treatment of insanity. In one case, 2. man who had lain la. a stupor for eight months was brought to Ms senses in foul minutes. Not cure-all has been discovered, but everything may be hoped lor, since It Is possible to cure paresis by allowing the victim to be bitten by mosquitoes bearing the malaria germs. Germany seems to be following England on. the road labelled: "This way out of the gold standard." Germans that ship goods abroad are said to collect for them in gold, leaving the gold abroad, instead, o* bringing it to Germany. In the last week the Beichsbanfc lost eighteen millions in gold. Germany's export business Is flourishing remarkably, out the Dawes plan, that expected to get hundreds of millions a. "year in gold from Germany, and private lenders, here and in England, that lent other hundreds of millions, will probably have to do -without gold. We have had no mor« interesting or welcome visitor In a long time than Grandl, Mussolini's foreign minister, who represents the power of modem Italy'and the energy of ancient Rome. This country owes much to Italji ·beginning with Christopher Columbus, who discovered us. and including Marconi, who taught us to tails through the air- Whatever Grand! wants, within reason, the American people would like him and his people to have. Long ago. when he was at St. Helena, reviewing his past, Nspoleoa said: "I intended to make the Mediterranean a French lake."" Would Mussolini, perhaps, like to make the Mediterranean an Italian, lake, as it was once, when Carthago had been eliminated? Wltii the help of Bussla the Italians might do this. H O W ' S your HEALTH? »y Dr. l»go for th» New Tork Atmmoj MeAlcta* THE GROWING CHTtD There arc style periods Ja clae as la other fields, and U is only now that we ar« beginning to recover Irom tic disconcerting influences o' tie "height-weight"' period. By accmaulatiag data on tie h«3ght and -weight ol many thousands j of apparently healthy children ol va- i rlous ages, it was possible to fcsta.'b- ' ll»i a. ao-called table oT nonasl d*As a measure ol large groups the j table is uadc-ubtedly correct. The difficulty arose when individual children were coaipared with the so-called normal height and weight » for a glrca age. Too many tadirldual chUdrea failed to conform and were «et down as undcro-eight. or underdeveloped. Frantic clforts were made to push, their development. HovrcTcr. no matter how much one may Iced a mouse. It will never grow to tie sJ~« of an elephant. At the present tune we are fully aware that we cannot evaluate tie growth of an individual by a. comparison of his status with that of the so-called average. Each Individual Is a law unto hlra- seli. A child may be fievcral laches shorter, and weigh a aumber of pounds Jess than is the average lur his age and still ha?c achieved ttc lull measure ol development wh:ch nature set for him. Race and parentage, or heredity, exercise an even deeper influence upon the rate of growth than do the environmental influences. However, when aU has been said on this score, and the reassurance therein has been appreciated, there is still this swjci to be added. The seemingly underdo- sloped child should not be dealed i J the advantages or gocxl medicaJ ca-e, nor should its seeming retardat on be charged to nature. 17 might be due to something else. Tomorrow--Tb« tion. Child's Conrtltu- SPAPFRf

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