Decatur Evening Herald from Decatur, Illinois on October 22, 1930 · Page 16
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16 '- '"""··' 'T'"""·"'''·'· 1 " i: ··':*·'···'· \v^ DECATUR HERALD «EuftE^AyJfo^ :aimi's · T I **. . / M} y ' ' ,' / *« V it Every time tht tkipftcf wat aft cr fonad he'd go tip ai\' give the lion a kick. B y JAMES J. MONTAGUE "it'* tough enough," mid the mate, "when nailer* get* to bringin' pets Aboard (or a long voyage. But when « jjoat ' R bnby crocodile or ft wnllaby that belongs to « messmate gets mean, you can slip him over the side *ome night, on' thoro won't be no row to apoftk ot, for ft aallormnn ain't In A position to mftke trouble ·with a officer, on' you oim ftlwayi *ay that hi* little friend hnd got unpopular with thti old limn, "With a oftlaer lt'« different, espo- clully (t he'* master. As long ui »'* n cat or a dog, or aomethln' flint cnn't bite you hunt, mascot* of tlint ncirt don't do no much hatm, but lion i:ubi l« different, nn' It WM one of thorn thnt our aklppor btoiitfht on hoard on oitr last voyniffi out ot Capo Town. I Ton't know how ho happened to ftot hol d cf th * 'cvllter, II tiin't the way of altlppera to UUo ft «rew Into hl» confidence obout what he'd boon doln' In port. All I know la that when lie coma off to the ahlp ho was Hllfthtly bllcd, which lu ou»- tomary with him. an' hnd n bn*kot between hl» kneos. "We didn't know what was in Ihe hnsk«t for ft low dtiyii, and niwholly wn didn't o*k no fiuowtlonn. But tho third day out «p comas-the old man ·with * lino In hlit hand and Tont onto the end of It wns thin here lion cub, about a* bljf tw threo torn cfttti. He wi» n cute ilttlo Mlor, with Kort ot bleary dots Ih his fur. An' ho (ot« lorn alone; after tho captain Juat like a dog, never pullln' bock on hi» col- tnv, nor whlnlti' nor Anything. C.-.o of tlio fldllore belnyod him to a pin mil with plenty of line ito hn cmild cruise nround the doelt, nn' thn alttppor del AH' wnleHurt him for ft whIK cnllln tho mate's nn' attention to his eutenesa, good . "After that therw wad nothln' bu 1 trouble on board. Kvory doy Ihn tlll.lft, llan wax up on tho after flnok Inand on the Jlno. an' ho wna Klways Hrclln' around an' ft«tt!n' hlwel: snarled up wllh the gear, nn' hn hnd n nwty little wny "f nlppln' nnyh who would try to ftlt hl«* t t f t . Now nn' then, whon he *ol too moan, in tho old mun wn*n't nround n tlttl pnt with a mftrlln* ttplko on thn ont of hl* nose would mnko him hohnvi UlfntTI. but hn hnd n Rowl moniory n.n' nnybotly that hftd hdon rowh t him that wnv ws lllre'v to itnt. Ijlt In ;he oa* of the leg some time when .he skipper waa on deck, an' ot course couldn't any anything for fear of get tin' a tongue laahln'. "It wan a»tonlshln' the w*y that ub jtrowed. At first *i I told you ic wan n't much bigger than n few but In a month he was bl|{- (er than a middle alxed do?, an' them «oth of hi* had got *o big till It wtui no fun fed In' them dlggln' Into nnt hide. But there wasn't anything a be done about It. Me'd wound ilsself around tho old man's heart trlngu by that time, and wusn't nshod no more but was allowed to wiinilot 1 around the ship, soekln' who ho might devour, os the soy In' goes, lartiuularly member* «f the crow hnt he'd took n (trudge against on account of their imvtn' kinked him when ho wa* a cub, "It wa* about three months out hat ho took to goln' alott. Mo'J (inly KO up whun wo httd ft fair irdern, for he'd tried It one day whon »ho wui Hated over, an' ft look down it tho iv a tor right under him made htm soaatck, nn' ho let go nn' :lunk«d down Into the BOH about fifty -fo«t away from the side. Ot io some lad to yoll: "Lion overboard!" an' the holmaman brought the ship to un' a boat was lowered an' somebody dragged him out ot a wave, "But he got his tea leg* gradual nn' would go up In any wefither. . oft the captain wna afraid he'd have another aplll, an' when he tee tho critter aloft ho'd send a hand up to bring him lown, which wasn't so ensy, for he'd hang hliwelf over ft spar an 'olaw the hand that was atrctchod out to jtot him. But by an' by, when he showed how smart he wna the old man didn't pay any attention to him. After that he'ti go as far up as the cross truce an 1 set there lookln' out as natural ae you plena*, but let anybody come up near him, no matter what waa .... fob, he'd get It Into his head that ho wnn to be captured again, an' strike out with thorn claws some thin' ter- rlbla, "Mostly he watt , below deck* by night, but the moon tieemcd to gli him like It doe« cats an' dogs, on whenever there was moonlight he'c would have made a lot of trouble for tome honest seaman If the captain nad witnessed them. But whon the ub would show up the next mornln with a brulae on him somebody,wou! 9oy Toor llttlo feller, he fell out of he rlggln' last night/ nn' all the cap- aln eould do would be to give a ton rue lash In' to the quarter mast or fot «ttln' the cub get out of the cabin. 'One day wo run Into a school o porpoise*, an' that lion fairly wen crazy watch in* them.. He'd foils thorn from one end of (he ship to tb other as they rolled post, lea pin' an bound!n' In his excitement, an' takln a quick bite out of anybody tha tried to stop him. Whon tho captal: was told about it, ho came on dec! an' 'watched him for a while, then h says: It's because no's crazy for fish like all cats ID. Put a harpoon on lanyard an' git him on' to them por poises for his dinner.' "Well, the end come when the ou got looso ono night un' bogan stand In' watch on tho port side, looltln' to more porpoises, I suppose, for ther was plenty of them play In' uroun thu ship, an' thoy showod white i the water with that phosphorus stul that was Into It. The skipper had toothache an' couldn't sleep un 1 h come on deck an' began t wai kin around the ship. He passed the llo two or three times an' It paid no at watch his chanoe an' then when there was go aloft, an a change ol wind or course nn' anybody waa sent up to do any work he was likely to get hlH hair snatched off by a stroke of the little tollor'it claws. Thero was some blown dealt overhead tha 1 c.iosai f^a» ' 16 vfo V. ii not 6*** /* RNUY -- *f.B , ·* -ff UKfc If Get, 32 I* your birthday the bt»i hours for you on this date ar» from 11 a, m. to noon, from 4:30 p. m. to I p. m. and 10: JO p. m. to 11:00 p. lu, The danger pfrtoda are from 8:30 ·, m, to 8:18 ft, m. and itoih 3 p, m. ti 4 p. m, Guard your physical -welfare on this date, u accident* are shown 1 3larupt!ve Influence* within the lome, which mty be offaat by tftflt and unspoken thought*, Money mud* on one. hand, end lout on; the other. Prepare. for gam* distant news or grlet! · · ' · The child born on thl* Oct. 32 will have great strength of will, determination, and power of concentration, and may be bant, but not brok* on. It wtll liave quick mental and comprehend Irene**, and will be an A--student. It will enjoy much popularity and have mnny friend*. You are ft self-important person ago, and If- you arc not actually domineering and arrogant, you art from the othei 1 person's point ol view, the embodiment of ell that cold and hard and unsympathetic You Huem to, be Imbued with the un ahakablc conviction that you uotttr at every turn that y u j nave been imposed upon. You adopt an ultra-critical attitude, and refuse to be impressed' by unythine and nr« capable of travelling from toast to coast and finding all barren, You ore fuaay, fastidious, unadaptable and unappreclatlve,' Your superiority complex, however, doea not make you a civtature of all faults and no virtues. Your "nerve," will carry you far, «nd you do not know the meaning of fear. You have * fertile mind, but prejudice makea you somewhat narrow In your views. You are a generous epender, and among your tiitndi, you display -a good disposition, and are a good ·port. You would make » splendid family man, or a good wife and mother, M th* cam. may be. You stick by your gun* through and thin, and your convictions are not wiehy-waahy. You have spiritual desires, but suppressed ones, and you seek a practical religion. SuoeeMful People Bom: October ittut 1--Janteg Manning--first president of Brown university. 2--Leopold Dams-OBch--muslcian. 3--Annie Loulec Cary---singer. youra are the pic It of creation, and I 4--Martin Luther--reformer. that the rest of the world is comprised of the "protanum yulgus." You are Inclined to carry a chip on your shoulder and aa you travel through life, you are on the lookout for grievances, and are ready to dlfl- 5--James A, Gary--postmaster gen eral under McKlnley. B--Theodore S, Wool My--professor at Yale. (Copyright, 103d, The Bell Syndicate, 'inc.) tent Ion to him, an' finally the bOB'un got an Idee. Evei-y tima the skipper was aft or forward he'd go up an' give the lion a kick, until the little cuso wont off hi a head with fuvy, an' began to plan revenge. So the next time the skipper comos strollin' paut, hangln' to bin jaw, the lion crouched on' sprung at him an' took quite a ttlgcable chunk out of one of his arms. "From that time forward we had no trouble, the little pat beln' kept In ft cage below decks. When we got Into port the captain, who was «oro on tho mate give the lion to him, an* thi) mate give him to inc. He's In n, zoo now. I sold him for u hundred dollars, but It wasn't half enough to pay me for the trouble I'd had with him." (Copyright, 1930, by The Bell Syndicate. Inc.) Girl Friend Tells How Escort Acted At Baseball Game By NINA W1LCOX PUTNAM Hello, hello! Say Central If you twuce mo back any more I'm gonner complain to the empire! Yeh, I mean the one that empires the tolo phone nine, and believe mo, girl, you'll be out and not on throe Btiikoo, either! Hello I Oh say, hello darling! Yeh, it's mo all right, and I'm alive and kicking with tho accent on the kick! Well that's what I'm calling you up to tell you about! Diet that feller // Ibaft acting normal Santa Clout it a Scotchman take m* out yesterday? And how! had any idita he wait that kind, I'd never Soy dear, If I an addict of have gone anywheres with him. Such a rolld-Eeemlner feller, too. Was IT I'll «ay I wo* Introduced to him properly, he'* been eating At ume one-arm lunch a* me the for weeku, and when a girl lion had brcakfoitt with a man for over a month and a half, she really feeln aa If It's all right to speak. No, no darling, nothing of the ktnd. I moan to say, ho hangw himself onto hi* coffee and ilnkent at the «Ame time when I'm wrapping myself around my early mocha, and the girl at the cosh register known hi* coualn real well. Yeh, she's stenographer down to tho same buttonhole factory where Mable works. Oh (jure, she said ha was perfectly all right, If she hadn't, Td never gone out with hlml Was one speaking from experience? Welt I couldn't nay, dear, but she knew how much salary ho gets, and when he had hit) last tooth filled and when he changed Into hi* hea- vlas, and that's more than I know right now! Diet he act bud! something awful. My dear, It was Hc'o u dope un the subject, that's all! Such a mild- looking gink, sort of hiding out behind hla mustache, If you know the- type, dear. Teh, writes home regular to his mother, Saves a third ol his salary, and goes to church rainy Sundays, And to think he could go off his nut that way, like he did! Well, he pulled my hair, und yelled and busted a man's straw hut all to bits, and throw away his good new ·umbrella. If that's acting normal Santn Clans Is a Scotchman! And hta lanfuofat My 4«art Ko, no, I couldn't np*at It on Uw 'pbon*, tha operator would rtport m* to Ui« sup*rvl*or rlfbt away. But Dl f)»* you an Idea, It WM «*rtalnly full of to. our, rt«*r, munltr, Midden death, tuul DM thnaU ha model Nn Indeed, It wot nut alcohol that dJd It, not «VMI tha worat f\f3,\*- 0oui going could product a fit Ilk* that! It wo* a feller nam«d Babe Ruth don* It to him, No, thi* Ruth didn't hit my friend, h* merely hit · ball a wallop with his bat and then wax *o *cared b* throw tn« bat awa» tnd commenced to run, and It WM then that my friend threw thl* fit. Well, I Mid he'd taken m«'to a tall gun* yeeterday, didn't IT Why, certainly I did! Y*h, and he c*r- ttilrtly did! No, I won't ever It No, I never went la on* biffr*, and I'm telling you, dear, f Id known where I wai gnlng, I wwild htvve nugg^sted the picture* Ins'.wl. Well, yes. to be ciact, he asked me If I'd euro to go up to the polo frj'oundi, and J eald *urc, twaus* you fee, dear, rve always wen'.ed tn see a (tame of polo, ever since I h.'jl that iwlo-cont you know, dear th« one with the big pockeU. Well, of all thin en, don't you know what P*kt Bay, polo match at part fh* pnyi«,, if th*N WM mr .»*» they'd hiv. to |lv« back th* »t»* e*lptat No, daar, It wo* bottbt)), Why, ym, f think t un4*nta»l h Th*r«'* nln* f*tlow* on «a«h *Mt ant"*and, well, on* ot '*m w*mn t muielt to k**i him from WMni tht tmplrc, Vch the ttnntr* I* tb* m who ha* had th* ruth of mittrn* to th* che»t. You know, on* of Otm Uttt* pad* llk« you put Wdw » baby, w*ll, h*'* got It ptnned wur fcl* chest. That and trained seal are th* vote* lilt* t principal polo la T between Well, It'* a nort of crora cnMuet and a rod no. 1 wanted to see the swolln full off | Trl«nd their horiicu while trytm; to hll a yetrttn golf but! from here to there. And also I wanted to see what style of knot* the women of th* four hundred are wearing this neanon, Yeh, they si way i show 'em ai polo qutr*m«nt* for a tmnlr*, Somebody throw* a ball »t the man In th* Iron ntMk, and the f«H*r that'* Httndlng In front to protect him, with * hut, moke* a *wat at It and th* empire yelt* out "st-r-r-ft*h-ii'm.p!" Ko, I gu*ai If* a for*fgn langu- nf*, dear, but th* player* all i«m to tpenk It. 80 did my frt«nd whe took me there. Every tlm* tho empire «nld that, why my ftitnd would y«l| kill him, trite him wji. murder the Uitet! No, nobody u)t ed u* to l«»v«, dear, they w«rt all loo hujty themstlvts, thinking up it- tnnrh* nf th* same Itlnd, funny thin IT, dear, but you kneut lioMbell In a tttrribly mlilwdlm Mow? Well H H ten, when my eitkcd mi in go up thir« yesterdny, he told me there WM * tauuilful diamond up ther* and h* .iu»t knew I'd love It, Cm you Im- nslno? And wh«n I got there, H w(i» tha markings on tht ground n* we.* t nils I HIT nbout! Whit » matches, I'v« seen 'em m the Sunday nut ihnt'« llf«, alnt It, darting? papers. It may nay MM. Asterbullij oopyrl([ht, 1MO, By Tto B«)l fiyndl- at the SqUfiffenhdm match, but all 1 cale, fne,) POP What Tonic Does He Uae By J. MtlW Watt COULD 5CAT YOUNG STRIBLINO AGAIN, cot.oivte.i-! /** Vfe3 ,o /* ,^i ^a% IVE FELT LIKE IT 6EFORE I 10 - (Capyrtthl, IMt.fcyTU , Inc. TAILSPIN TOMMY Cupid'a Little Helper By Glenn Chaffin and Hal Forrest (THAT IWEKWOW JEFiNire TMAF BETTY HAS stvew UP HER MOTION PICTURE CAREER FOR FLYING- LETS PICK UP TOWlY STUDIO WHERE HE hfflS GONE TO TRY AND GET HER HOME , ADDRESS* LOTOFSATI5FACTION YOU GETOUT OF THIS PLACfe! THAf GIRL IN THE STUWO ACfEAS IF SHE THOUGHF t WAS TRYING TO SELL HEP. VACUUM LEMME TAKE A WHIRL AT IT' I GOT A WAY WITH TH'. CLEANER! II5TEH,QUE6NIE. YOU WOULDN'f ] PUT CUPID ON TH 1 ORCASE WOULD YOU? I TEUYOU' THIS HERE LAD HAS CUM ALL TH' WAY F«OM TEKAS TO SEEBeiTYl HIS ^TjnofcfC .' THOUSANDS .OF CHILDREN ARET _MOMELESS»- 5*s^ S"" t..v.r;, STOW YOUU ' MAVET AlEf ^CRYING! I'LL 3ET HER PHONET NUMBER .FORVOU? i.Vi WHATlD I TELL YOU? THAT AINY A BAD SAU SAY.VLL BHT I COULD'VE GOT HER PHO NUMBER IF I'D WANTED IT! VOUGOTBETTYTS NUMBS9T HOT IMRNI SKEETS, YOU'RE A , MAGICIAN/ , Sherlock Holmes Holmes On the Scene By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Upt en nuidng *laud ' M io th* pelh* Mwery' ttut iMnwd t» Mint M ' ·tongly t« Rhray SbnMon 4 thfmiirdwer ef Stttlwr. "A bfUU h milling iron tb* ttibl* Wibcn," h* M «l, "w Simttie mutt htv* put H on Silv*r Situ.', Tn«n, h4vtag t*ft Hi* rt*bl* do« ·pen, h* w» Itidng Ht* Ivert* *w»y «v*f th* moor when h* w«i »[(fitf m»tor«vtriBl*nbS(r«Ur. A raw "·l»t*ly eraiwd. tngtaiWildM, Slmpien h**vy tHck, wiHwut r*. 'e*Msj my injury ffem tretaer wt*Utd to 4*tf4*fwiM,. Thwi th* *j*f j^j +),, h»r« on to MUM i*«r*f MdlM p|*c*, · Sl*r Men bd(«d 1 "TW U tk» *pp*«rt to Mw p«fa». Holmai ten- dud*dL at ft* train *pp«M**J TwhUel Md w* f»t f*s«V to (MW*. . 'H»W»K*», I ihtl vtty a/ikUy Hif MwLimmr A*n I *m ·M* «fo»- *» ip*t. lMt'Hhro* thil MM ^ I thnL F hat^t tnfttttt Bufjry. iRDl " 1 mMr HOWABi vmuwiaoiL Itow, Sunmit, hUBMUtX" MM Ul UttU~ ^- tMlhKH ·MM *ey (··vn OM*J|1lttowMdl JUt MW »MM «*«M.» TPtM,* fctgu Bi kM kto Wttlt pi (, ^"«d I w. WMda, MutlUDC t AfM tovaf, wh* ·Wl* jwltod; 'A. ut tb» nn tell i U a box that · 'trtffn wu h It* box t*tt «v*r iMtf tt now, wUI "And quite rlfl tttt, BuomU." * ·But wbU did tta "Ok, oh* nn ft tat Molbw, 1 (i |M wfll va.t my ·Jfi oftd kMfj h« , . WU* Urt a. I do, T*AI' ·ilftmml*, "A»dw««thf*. «· drted IMVW HP* T/inaiftn fti atdfttMC,«U ·« !,'S NEWSPAPER!

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