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" -a -*- •;• , 194* j Texas' Most Consistent Newspaper LS?"?Lf* clSt)t Saturday by The Pnnnia New*. 322 W. Foster Avc.. t>ompft, , «L~ A ." WWirtHiertii. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS (Full .) Th6 AMocintpd TfroBH Is exclusively entitled to the use for publication 4iSJifttfhe& tredited to It or other wise credited fo this paper nnd nlno the tmWtaKed herein. Entered n« second class mutter at the post office at fc*», tmder the act of March 3rd, 1879. SimSCIUPTTON RATES &S3fcjji'rt31l fa-dnnm 25c fcf weefc, $1.00 per month. Taid In nilvnnco, $3.00 p'Jt™' $8.00 Cer six rncmthn. $12.00 per yenr. T'rict- per sinRle copy 5 cents. oraert accepted in localities served by cim-ior delivery ifdr CAUSE FOR SURPRISE .'KfifHoval oMhe Russo-Iranian dispute from the UNO Se- "rlfy Council's agenda offers an easy excuse for wholesale ir-teaHng and general dismay. But there is really no reason ' it. T With the veto power in the hands of the Big Five represen- on the Council, it has always'been clear that any con/ involving one of the big powers would almost certain- I be Stopped by that power's veto befor action could be taken. e Only question in this case was what face-saving maneuver the Council might take. The precedent established by Ihe ineffectual settlement of 'n's appeal was interesting, though it may well be tempo- y. Certainly the referral back to the two countries involved less a triumph for Russia than an out for Britain in the Greek and Indonesian controversies, if the British government ••Should want to take advantage of it. Thus it might seem that what the United Nations Charter f defines as "any dispute, the continuance of which is likely to •-endanger the maintenance of international peace and secur- Mty," could not be touched by the Security Council unless it Were a case of positive aggression and a shooting war—and not even then, if one of the Big Five were involved. But the three situations in Iran Greece, and Java have 1 been unusual. The presence of the foreign troops in all three places was legitimate, even thouugh their subsequent actions A may not have been. There is a good case for calling any one of the three incident's aggression. But the circuumstances > f are an outgrowth of the war, and might not be encountered 'in the same setting short of the end of another conflict. * So the referral of the Russo-lranian dispute back to the ^governments concerned for further "negotiation, enquiry, me< diation, conciliation, arbitration, judicial settlement, resort to ^regional arrangements, or other peaceful means of their choice"—to quote the United Nations rule book again—may not be so important after all. It is most likely that Russia will win out without any dra- atic international showdown. And many other disputes in- 'olving the Big Five may be disposed of in a similar ineffec- ual .fashion. Yet one day there is going to have to be a 1 showdown. ' Sometime, unless the nations mend their ways, there will •be a case in which one of the great powers is clearly in the t Wrong, and in which that power will have to exercise the veto power in order to avoid penalties or punitive action. That 'Will be the signal for the showdown, with preponderant world sfopinioh marshaled behind the effort to correct the inequities r<of the present veto system which otherwise must eventually - r jdefeat the very purpose for which the United Nations organ- 'ized. It will be a bitter fight, for unquestionably Russia, at least nder her present leaders, will vigorously oppose any change. ,et us hope that this showdown will not have to come as a t-minute measure when the world is already on the brink jf another war. ;'b Btttfefc&o \T PRETTV QUICK OR.THE56 OTHEft. STRIKE* WON'T LEAVE ANVTWN6 we CAM REFUSE [BY GEORGE 5. BENSON Presiifent^fatifiiiff fo/ftye I Searcy. ^Arkansas J CUSTOMER Catering to the customer has , _,ien America's most profitable and Ijfiighly diversified craft for several j&eh'eratSons, and it must never " if this country is to stay _, t and free. Catering to the Ijpastpmer is an honorable and in'"*' ;sttng activity, and there is noth- •to stop it but man-made laws. y they never be enacted! Cer- ily 1946 is no time to experi- erit with silly ideas. £Take the automotive industry n example. It is probably the •example. Automobile men j'aye gone to great lengths to lease the American buyer. Hia for speed has been served, ieaspned wlth safety. His need as lo^seating capacity, his taste in lifeslgn, bis whim, in color, and inost important) his buying pow'"'y have been taken into account "t: A car for a king. itive Notions the first time a car decided suddenly to $P'the insides out of his plant and s "»t'in new machinery to give King 'istomer a better dollar's worth, stockholders winced. Maybe, jSthat long-gone day, stockholders POSidered such expenses wasteful, ''' " ey learned better. Catering (• customer is exactly what ces dividends grow bigger each jnay imagine also that, back jj, the early days of the horseless jriage, some factory workers about their jobs for a jiije. after lower prices were an- Probably some good rkmen asked, "How long can ."'"„. boss keep paying us after ^starts giving his profits lo Ihe iimor?" These doubters are e£ now too, same as the old- Btockholders. Nobody better machines, more Isome and less ' costly, have t Wg indublries and created ousands of good jobs. Wage w ._ [lers and stockholders prospered jpgether wh'le shrewd matiage- ~'—\t Studied King Customer's [ nnd met thorn. When the gipg struck at Pearl Harbor the ' it-eij ptates had one automobile every four people — one for ' 13fl people in the rest of the manufacturers know s that leads to national Tty. Ju&r vile same, the-» urged to iurn aside and completely strange to Industry. It's an old .iun- ihat hat. lost many great ipveriy. It means busi- 3le to power-.' It means ftu'ivale records to be **•• will by partisan facl- ittees. Nation's Press (l''or( SVo.:,nr i-'!'V."i Kr.vCm-l) ]-)i.'-ci.is-,ifjn i.f Ihe IT: •:;•,! AIo -f-nvv parly arc! :;(ill belli!; kieke I art. mid by ihc lirviYy Ihinl.ors wli.j.vc m;':i- *:\1 DercRi'inalions :m> anionjiV IMC nios! Ira^io-ctunic: lhin;;>; .11 ;i |ra- gic ;ij/,:. The heavy thinker:-; have examiner! llio MOKCCW nsrcc;ii.jnl fore and at'!, high and low, liieralry going over it with a !ia:-,d-;-,l".KS r.nll a fine tooth comb, hunting something good abfut.it. After a while (hey straighten up and give voice to the ren mrkab'.e conclusion Hint, "After all, collabo- boraUon among the Big Three has started again." It is as if the victim of a stick-up w^re to Ije consoli-l by the cop on the beal with the remark that, "After nil, look at the cooperation you got out of the thief!" Certainly, collaboration lu:s started again among the Big Three. It will- last until Russia gets set to make the next grab. Every tins Rn'- ; « writ's .<•• ------ •• thing, .she stops collaborating until she gels it. Then, having given it lo her, we claim it as a moral victory because, "after all, ihe Big Three are collaborating onee more." For us, and for the rest of the world, these are the most expensive diniomalic triumphs in the his- torv or the world. We might well say, with jPyrr- hus. (hat "One more such victory, pnrl I am lost!' 1 tjltlee will be epj> — only with small interest the user; less, irs. Us job will an employe? wages a.re man' ab- So They Say In common with every sailor and soldier who fought in the Pacific, I am in debt to American journalism for the competent and courageous manner in which it covered the war. — Adml. Chester W. Nimitd, chief of naval operations. * # « Nations that joined together to defeat ruthless enemies have even greater reason lo remain united for the peaceful settlement of their differences lest new Hitlers rise to throw the world into chaos. — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, army chief of staff, I am convinced there are certain advantages to regimentation. . . . Moat of us lead cluttered lives and rome o£ the 'l be decide us more individuals. Mildred Helen McAfee Horton, president, Wellesley College. it seems to me that unimportant. tilings eo i ed for us, it would g" freedom to develop tu levels. Such a scheme would ear-mark for wages all but such a paltry ghave of a firm's earnings that investors would turn away. ' Down would come cash reserves, plant equipment and output. Quality would suffer, prices would advance and sales drop off. : Paying men, not by what they produce |»u|, according to the employer's ability io pay, ii the surest' (if not - latest) way to low ne/wst, By RAV TUCKER WORRIES — The few remaining liberals within 'he Truman administration have begun to suspect that National Chairman Robert E. Han- ,'ieaan will turn out to be the un- forl'.inalfl and destructive genius of his old friend's regime in Washington. The President's political aide, in their opinion, is applying to the national show And scene the same -small-town technique that he used v hen he operated around the courthouse b'.'ck home. They maintain that his advice on policies and personalities, whi:h Mr. Truman seems willing to accept in so many instances, has led the chief executive into one difficulty after another. They have not carried their worries to the White Hoiise because they figure that it would be a waste of time. They know of and admire H. S. T.'s loyalty to friends. They recall that, even after he took office as vi;o 'president, he attended the liineral -jf ''Old Tom" Pcmlergast, although his original political benefactor in Missouri hud wound up his career in a federal prison. DISAPPOINTMENT— Mr. Hanne- tjtin has kepi his hands off foreign afl'nirs because U> they do not interest him and (2) because lie does not believe that they will affect the ba'ioiiiv; in next inll's ronp.rossion- ;d contc.-jts or in the !!)'!'! prcsuk'H- V.isil I'lfTl.iun. But hi- 1ms pokwi his linger into many domestic pi'-'.s in his a.spratinn to out-Farley .lames Aloysms us a Washington. Warwi-'k. Tin: national choirman wfis partially responsible lor President Truman's .decision to adopt the Uoose- vell formula for polilicul success. That, consisted Jf keeping on friendly terms with labor, the racial and radical blocs, the c-ity machine politicians and the straight-voting South. Prom this advice flowed H. S. T.'s; fitouptanee of the full C. I. O. legislative nnd political program — a deep disapopintment to groups which had expected that he would line up "slightly right of center." It also meirnt White House advocacy of establishment of a permanent PEPC. COG — These two moves, in turn, account for bitterness which has di-stroyiid harmonious relations between the executive and the legislative branches of the government. It lies behind the stalemates, the filibusters and the do-nothing record on Capitol Hill ever since Mr. Truman entered the White House almost ten months ago. Miv Hannegan is also associated with the vicious attack on veteran's administer Omar N. Bradley by John Sti'Ilo, national commander of the American Legion. The national chairman may not have inspired the blast bv the fonner lieutenant governor of Illinois, but there is little doubt that he could have prevented it. Mr. Stools has been a cog in the Kelly machine in Chicago, and Mr. Honnegan sleeps in. the same political bed as the mayor of the Windy City. CENTERS — The politicians have been seeking General Bradley's .scalp ever since he supplanted the casygoini?, politically susceptible Frank T. Hines six months ago. Democratic congressmen have run to Mr. Ttannegan's office with their complaints, and Kenneth McKeller, president pro torn of the senate, Yif£-nt so i'ar as to bombard Uae White HOUSE. General Bradley has committed many cardinal sins, in the eyes of the Hannegan politicos. He has located veterans' hospitals near the comity's finest medical centers, where the ex-aoldievs could have expert care and treatment, instead of at remote, unhealthy and unsightly spots proposed by. the partisan patriots. He has dared to place school and industrial counseling centers where it, would be convenient for the former G. I.'s to tiiXc advantage of the postwar advice they received. They have been located in educational and indsutrial areas, making it possible for the veteran to investigate immediately his chance for going to school or to an apprentice shop. FIRED—The hierarchy of the A- msrican Legion, as represented by National Commander Stelle and John Thomas Taylor, legislative agent at Washington, gripes because the legionnaires' poo-bahs ran the veterans administration when it was header! bv Major General Hines. He took their orders and gave the moiu- brrs of congress whatever they wanted--jobs, hospital sites, other favors. But, his achievements were KO futile and ineffective that he was l;i:kecl upstairs .is ministers to Panama. General Bradley promptly fired certain prominent legionnaires from V.' A. jobs, and appointed medical and administrative officers who had served with him overseas. AK this column pointed out 011 February 2, the commander of our European ground forces was given this difficult and responsible post because the White House felt that he would oppose the politijians. It was also thought that he would clean up the mess left behind by General Hines. That is the background of the Stolle-Hannegan - McKellar feud with General Bradley. Milk Producers Defer Action AUSTIN, Feb. 9—(/P)—Indefinite deferment of any strike action has been voted by the Austin Wholesale Milk Producers association pending office of price administration action on a statewide request that the OPA allow a price of $5 per 100 pounds of milk. Joe C. Carrington, acting president of the association, said representatives from producer organizations over the state would meet with OPA officials in Washington Feb. 18 to present their request. If a person learned the names of 25 new insects each day, it would take him more than 60 years to memorize all those which scientists have described and catalogued. /MACKENZIE'S AP World Traveler LUXEMBOURG, Feb. 9—Here in the medieval setting of this little grand duchy we find one* of the finest — perhaps the finest—exemplifications of the brotherhood of man which our war-torn world boasts. The some 300,000 folk living in Luxembourg's tight 1,000 square miles are just one big family, in which its all for one and one for all. You really have to visit this story-book principality to get the feel of it, and even at that I don't l-.elieve I should have got; the full significance of the situation but for a remark dropped by F,rime Minister Dupong while chatting in his private office. The prime minister said that all L u x e m bourg- crs arc related by blood, nnd it's probably true that there aren't many people in his liny stale who aren't ,related if you trace their lineage back a bit. So there you have your Luxembourg family. And DEVWI MKKENIIf impartial observers Who know the duchy well will tell you that if misfortune befalls one member of the family the other help him out. You need only .one illustration to 'show the spirit of brotherhood here. Not only is there absolute freedom of worship but the state contributors to the maintenance of all religious represented in the country. It happens that Luxembourg is preponderantly Catholic, but that doesn't enter into the calculations. Every taxpayer in the grand duchy, Catholic, Protestant. Jewish or otherwise, contributes to the freedom of worship of his fellows. There's utter fascination in the fairy tale capital which hundreds of years ago was built as a military stronghold atop the towering rock that rises sheer from the gorge cut about it by the River Alzette. It strikes me that there's nothing more beautiful than this exemplification of the brotherhood of man. I£ looks like democracy in its best sense. One finds it easy to accept the statement by a well-informed foreign observer that there has been no illiteracy since 1847. There never has been an unbalanced budget. There is no unemployment, and wages are 30 per cent higher than 'in neighboring Belgium. Luxembourg is seventh in world production of steel and pays the highest steel wages in Europe. There is no black market, for none could live in a country where brotherhood ils practiced. Luxembourg is a member of the United Nations organization, and is mighty proud of it. if we had more Luxembourg, 1 ?, wo should have greater peace. Mrs. Mack and 1 visited the 1-lamm cemetery, just outside the capital, where Gen. George S. Patton and 1,000 of our American boys who fell in the bitter fight of the Ardennes arc buried. ' It is a moving sight — that great field of white crosses — and it is a lovely thought that they should be here among the folk who believe in brotherhood and the peace for which our soldiers died. Club Plans Activities CANADIAN, Feb. 9.— (Special) — Thirty members attended the regular meeting of the Big Brothers club in the study hall Monday night. Chas. R. Douglass, president of the club, stated that a tentative order had been given for football suits for next season's "pee- weeks." The order is subject to confirmation by the membership of the club, and was tabled while means of financing the project ' are decided on. The consensus of opinion was that the outfitting and training of the boys in junior high is an important factor in building a winning team for the years ahead. The March meeting of the Big Brothers' will be held on the date that the movie of the Cotton Bowl game can be shown. Douglass has secured the film for the club but the exact date was not yet known. 61 Peter Edson's Column- THAT'S WHERE THE MONEY WILL BE GOING I5y J'ETKK KI>SON NEA Washing-ton Correspondent. WASHINGTON.—(NBA) — Economy - minded people in Washington are expressing considerable concern over a vague item in the President's budget message. It is an estimate of $1,500,000,000 for "Expenditures based on proposed legislation." While the bureau of budget lias given no breakdown, ti number of items calling for increased expenditures are outlined in. the President's message. They include the increased health und medical care -programs, increased unemployment compensation, social security coverage for veterans, extension of crop insurance, scientific; research and atomic energy development, and Columbia, Missouri and St. Lawrence river valley projects. The President luis also asked for -.authority to continue subsidy payments on food products beyond June 30. And floating around loosely is a new cloud of an idea for housing subsidies to help relieve the present shelter shortage. All such items as these are' increases in what might be called the "non-operating" expenses of the federal government. They have nothing to do with running any department of government, though bureaus wcaflcl have to be set up or to appropriations. NON-OPERATING COSTS HIGH What most people don't realize is that these non-operating expenses of government now amount to one- fourth of all government expenses. That is, for the fiscal year ending next June 30, non-operating expenses of government are approximately IS billions a year. If outstanding government loans and loan guarantees of 12 billions are added ilo this, the total becoujes 28 billions. But it's safe to assume the Joans will be largely repaid. These figures come from a report prepared by the budget bureau at the request of Sen, J.ames M. Murray of Montana. What Senator 'Murray was trying to get ab was isome indication of how big a contribution to full employment the federal government was already making. Figures for the current fiscal year aren't really representative. They- include a number of big items connected with the war effort and the setting up of new international organizations, such items won't.be repeated in the budget for 1947. FIGURES TEfcL MURRAY'S S'I'OHY As an indication of where the money is now going tor these non- operating expenses, lywever, ~ lifurray's report; :' 1. Federal grants to. state and local governments, $971,000,000 for the year. 2. Payments to needy individuals — veteran arid social security benefits — five and a half billion, 3. Subsidy payments to business and farmers, two and a quarter billion. 4. Payments to foreign governments and individuals -— the windup of the lend -lease program and contributions to United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation administration •— four and a third billion. 5. Subscriptions to international organizations — the capital stock of the Bretton Woods plan, International bank • and monetary f und— three billion. Total, 16 billion, or 10 per cent of the national income on a $160 bil- Jion a year basis. Payments to individuals in connection with the war effort, including mustering out pay, death gratuities and readjustment allowances will hit a peak this year, Federal grants to stale and. local governments will increase jnext year. Included here are payments on public rpa.d programs, he'atyh and 'education Assists, old age seemly shared, wjth, »ir« *f|pV§ wtHty pi? oWj Frustration Now Grips Our Nation; Writer Declares The task of the time Is to replace the cloud of frustration which darkens this land with the sunlight of opportunity which made it free and great. You know what I mean by frustration. It has become an experience of every day, in every life, in every pursuit in this country. Going abroad from this land where I and the young fellows of my generation could do what they wanted to and develop their talents so long as they did not hurt their fellow men, I sensed the frustration under which people in other lands lived in the verbotens of Germany, the olficial restrictions of other European countries, the tyranny of landlord and official classes in England, the restrictive poverty of China, and tho despotism of Russia. Now I .see nil these frustrations in my own country, piled up here by the very government which was established, and which still exists constitutionally, as a police power to prevent frustration. The examples I am going to mention are merely to stimulate your own sense of indignation. They will start you on to the cases you know, many of which are undobtedly more flayrant than the ones I name. I think the most outrageous general situation in the United States today is that in this land of the world's hugest industries, which until a few months ago was turning out mountains of vehicles and implements to fling all over the world, It is now next to impossible in any state in this union to procure a caterpillar or wheel tractor or spring tooth harrow or grader to put in farm crops- It is impossible in Irrigated areas to get ditching done or to procure common concrete pipe. There is no scarcity of cement in the mines! or ;ja nd to mix It with! On a certain supply depot in one vicinity there sit several thousand catapillar tractors. Months ago veterans who have had use for them in farming or business were told to put in their requests. I have just talked with a man -,vho has lost an entire month from his business and driven in vain 3,000 miles in the process of getting a grand run-around, following the red tape from offt:e to office, city to city, in the hope of taking possession of his tractor. Meanwhile thousands of acres which he and his crew should have been preparing for crops remain arid and alfalfa hay is being black-marketed through the valley at $37 per ton to Keep dairy cows alive while the government in paying a subsidy to dairymen so that they '3an pay out for alfalfa at such outrageous prices. Our children must have milk, but do you call a political outfit that so snarls up the business of getting milk to babies by the dignified name of government? Here's another: a veteran who knew the trade of lathing was hired by a contractor who couldn't build badly-needed shelters as fast as the owners wanted them because of lack of skilled workmen, even more in this ijasc than because of lack of material. The young lather worked the number of clays permitted by Uw union with out joining. Then at the advice of his boss, he went to the union office and was told to put up $100 initiation fee. He complained to the veteran's bureau, which said it couldn't do anything about the right of veterans to go to work without paying initiation fees, but did do the favor (1) of persuading the union to let the young veteran pay in two installments. But the union officials asked him if he was taking up lathing as a permanent occupation.. He told them honestly that he intended to go to school on his G. I. loan as soon as the university which 'Could accommodate him, but that this would be several months from now, and he had to work until then. He was told that * In Hollywood NBA Staff l^Mim O*«**A ^s+r* » v-*f* ,™,~ HOLLYWOOD. (NBA) -• There's a storm in the Hollywoo'ds. The film trade papers have, been covering it with black headlines: Theaters War on 16-mm Pic- mres. I'', Fears Majors Will Cut Off 16 Rights. RKO Tosses Hat Into 16-mm Bus- the union would give membership to no veterans who were going to school. He asked how he was expected to live in the interim, and was told to go down and draw his unemployment dole. The veteran's bureau agreed that this was the only way. Do you call an administration that will let cases like this become the general rule a government? Here's a third case. The city and county of Los Angeles have just been allocated a little over 300 housing units against a shortage of at least a hundred thousand. But the head of a lumber company writes under a dnte iiot, too long sincn: "Last, week the sawmills on the west const sold GG,000,(IOO feet ol American lumber to foreign countries. This lumber would builu 6,600 average sivffid homes here in the United States. There is no OPA celling on foreign-sold lumber, and sawmills need higher prices to pay the increase in wages won by the lumbermen. But where do foreign countries get the money to pay these over-ceiling prices? The answer—you tax payers! The bureaucrats have had tied up in red tape at one west coast base 80,000,000 feet of lumber -enough for 8,000 homes!" Instead of releasing that, this administration is spending millions of man hours rationing scarcity—cutting down the rentals of landlords, until they, too, sink beneath the tide of inflation. Time arid aagin in foreign countries people have been frustrated in everything they tried to do until they burst out in violent revolution. That isn't necessary here. Harry Hopkins, one of the authors of the rationing of scarcity, is gone. As for the rest of the crew—someone has G've.n me a good slogan to take care of thorn: Turn The Rasials Out and Put The Veterans In. (Copyright, 1946) in plainer tet£8&$6, , recognizing competition," IS cfflKB- ttne on the bandMgon, Sefllftg 16- mm version of Its films in %tfttM communities, irf foreign cOffritries, and in summer resorts where th<effc are no theaters. Theater owners ftre yelling "UHffiir competition." The threat was brought Home to exhibitors in Burbank, Calif., the other day when a 16-thm. vefsitjn of "Laura" was being shown in ah industrial plant in competition with theaters in that district. It is something else Hollywood can blame on the war, although 16-mm pictures have been growing in popularity for the last 10 years. During the war, all of Hollywood's films were released to the armed forces in 16-mm size. ARMY PROVED, VALUE All of the armed fdfce's' documentary pictures, like "The Memphis Belle," "With the Marines at Tarawa." and "Fighting Lady" Were filmed in 16-mm, proving that the small-size film, had outgrown its viso only by amateur'movie fans shooting' the family at play. Theater owners want to scrap all 16-mm films made for the benefit of the armed forces. The studios', finding added income, are going into the 16 business. Where it Will end, no one seems to know. So we looked up a fellow named Joe Thomas, president of the Tele- film corporation, who pioneered the production of 16-mm movies, for industrial use, 10 years ago. Joe has a big plant in Hollywood now. Joe is convinced that the time will come when all motion pictures will be released in 16-mm form. They're easier to handle — a six- reel picture can be rolled on one film spool. They're non-inflammable, while 35-mm is. The equipment is mobile, with minimum re- quircents for housing apparatus. VAN ON VACATION ' <• MIAMI, Fla., Feb. 9—(#)—Movie Actor Van Johnson will leave Miami next Friday by Pan-American Clipper for Nassau, Bahamas, for a five-day vacation. | U. S. Army Group | Anntvrr <o Prrrlonn Pn««le HORIZONTAL 48 Either 1,5 Pictured, is 49 Rough insignc of U. 5° S. Army lava Cavalry Division 9 Man's name 10 Whirlwind 12 Palm lily 13 Yeomanry (ab.) 14 Unit of weight 15 New York county 18 Health resort 19 Grafted (her.) 21 Wolfhound 22 Brain passage 23 Counterfeit 25 On the shelt- ' ered side 26 Mineral rock 27 Morocco (ab.) 28 Symbol for sodium 29 Peck (ab.) 30 Writing tool 31 Column 33 Go by 34 Son of Seth j (Bib.) 36 Native of Latvia 37 Kind of dagger 41 Verbal 43 Attorney (ab.) ' 44 Nook 46 Cereal grain " Golf device 51 Mistake 52 Concealer VERTICAL form) 2 Presses 3 Yellow (comb, 4 Thee 5 Courtesy title 6 Instrument fof scraping bc/nes 7 Conical tent 8 Venerable 11 Note in Guide's scale. 1 2 Number 16Suo loco 3 7 Symbol for tantalpm 20 Zealous 22 Malayan language 24 Intends 25 Sufficient 30 Talk glibly 32 Hot 33 Man's name 35 Pennsylvania (ab.) city 36 Tardy 37 Drone bee 38 Symbol for iridium 39 Registered nurse (ab.) 40 Parrot 42 Look askance 44.Heart 45 College chc«r By DOROTHY STALEY They Cried '««. NEA &»*«, i«c. •I'll 10 STORY: AVIn-ii Iletny in- MtNlH lilllt I'VII DO\VIII!H In ill lOVC with lirr, IValiu (i-Ils licr a limit ]<'lulvli und Uru, Hut lid (In Hint Fleluh lovew Uru NO much he re- fUHCti <o touch Iier until he in free of I'lvlllipit. Later, Nairn over- lieiirw IlctHy plead ivith Philliim to divorce Fletuk, Nuylne that her 1'alln-r tvill take care ol PIUHlim limtiu'inlly. « * * IX HPHERE was a break in the conversation as though Phillipa had 'Stopped to light a cigaret. "What are you?" she went on, "An emissary from Papa?" I could see Phillipa's eyes narrowing and her mouth straightening into a thin line as plainly as though I had been in tho'room. "That's it, isn't it? You people want the boys. They're Willsons, aren't they! Well, let me tell you. You won't get them. Do you understand? You won't get them. They're mine, too, and they're one thing tlie Wilisons • won't be able to get just because they want them. Everything's always been pretty easy for you people, hasn't it? Anything and everything you ever Wanted you got, just like that, didn't you? The world was made for the Willsons, wasn't it? People were made for them too, weren't they? To work for them. Wait on them. Hire a man, work him, for all he's' worth; when you're done with him, kick him put. Marry a girl and decide she isn't good enough; kick her out, tpo." •'• • Betsy broke the tirade, "Oh, PhiJ. It isn't that way at a]*.* But Phil was started now. "If you don't like a thing> get out a check bpok. Push other people around, then expect them to bq grateful. Well, I ma4e w mjn4 when j got i)j tbj,g that thqr " ing Willson orders. And I'm one thing you can't dispose of, just because you want to. You've always been able to reach out and take what you want . . ." Phillipa interrupted her own tirade, "Say!" her voice trailed off and her laughter tinkled through the room, a cool laughter like' the tinkle of ice in glass. "Say!" she said. "What is this? A rehearsal? Are you planning to ask Pen Downes' wife to divorce him?" TJ •*-* ETSY in a forbidding tone said, "Stop that, Phillipa!" But nothing was stopping Phillipa. "You little fool!" she laughed. "Pen Downes doesn't want you. What would he want with a bread and milk poultice?" Betsy said again, "Stop it, Pail." Phil was enjoying herself now. I could tell by her laughter when she said, "You think he is in love with you. That's good. Ask him where he is when he isn't with you. Go on, I dare you, You're afraid to, aren't you? I could tell you it I wanted to. You silly little idiot, thinking Pen Downes is in love with vou." I could tell Betsy's answer was coming through clenched teeth. "Phil, I tell you to stop it." "Can't take it, huh?" Phil answered, ,"You know he doesn't want you. He could get a divorce if he wanted it. He doesn't want it, That wife in Connecticut has saved him several times frgm girls like you, who think they only have to reach rout* and take what they want." Betsy sai'd, "I won't listen to such tall?. How would you know such things!" §omehp.w I cowldn'j; help but believe ttiet phiiupa's Answer an Jwest pne ing terribly unpleasant, she was telling Betsy the things her mother and I would like to have told her. Phillipa was saying now, You're not his kind of woman. Ask him and see wnat he says. He doesn't want you; he doesn't even want your money." I could hear her smack one hand smartly against the other. "He doesn't want your money, but I'll bet that wife of his would like a slice of it. What do you think she would do, Betsy, if she knew a few of the things that have been happening at 'Long Meadow'? Those days and evenings in Pen's Studio, So innocent! I wonder what she would think? Of course, for a little of the Willson money, she might be willing to think only the right things. I wonder what it; would be worth to her to know . . . A divorce where there is a co-respondent is apt to be a bit nasty. The newspapers eat it up." Betsy's answer with its implication made me ill. "Phillipa, you wouldn't dare." Phillipa taunted, "Oh, wouldn't I! I think I'll go to Connecticut tomorrow. It might be interesting. In fact, I'm "sure it would. It would be fun to see this family squirm for a change instead, of lording it over every one." said, "You better go now, '.'Why?" Phillipa asked. "I'm enjoying myself. And you asked me to come in." That was when Betsy Jost control. "Get out," she fairly screamed. I heard her cross the room and fling the door so it struck the wail, "Get out!' 1 \ ' Then I heard the voice of Sarah, the upstairs girl. twy» S3 SffW£r* S: 1 S •»*' definite Jist to the old tug, which I » t

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