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December 18, 1931

The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 12

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DAILY OTEWS, FB1DY, BECEMtiER 18,1931* e fc NDSd BY KAY CLEAVER STRAHAN Derail tad Co. BEGVt HERE TODAY ) A*XE. CECILY aa* XAJtY- rXAXCES FEJtWlCK B»» with , tacfe gx**aai*BI*. oar* wealthy. I a*w aa tataarorfahe*' that Aaa+'i aa* Ceeliya earalac* «aaa»rt fhr kaearhjaM. Ta* alatrra hare fcora «r»kaar4 afac* eaiMaa**. The fraxffmrfmlm at* ka«wa re*a*r- tfwly aa " R O S A L I E - aa« "CRASSD- aad they laate: oa krr»- tac KB preteaaea of tkelr tenter wealth. Aaar. ±8. aa C«Uy. 3S. 40 a**- martal work aa Mary-Praam. IS. la still la *rho«L Wara the atory aaeaa Aaav ha» heea ea- ·cjcr* to PHILIP ECmOlO. roue lawyer, for elcki »r»r», Crelly brtao BARRY MeKEEL aaa«e to «laaer. It la evUeai that ake U tmtM^f la love with kta- Mary-Fraaeea kaa a leleakaae eall Ma krr frlraa. ERMINTRrDE. vrko b exrltrd ah«a( the arrival ·f aa aetar kmawa aa EARL rE ARXOrXT. Tke two ftrl* aiake alaaa to aie* kUa. SOW CO OX WITH THE STORY ' CHAPTER VI - · 4TTM going orer to stay «H night '· with EraJntrnde." Mary: Ttaaeea announced. -«· TVho said that yon might?" '· '. -Rosalie." j ·After Cecily had said you might aot, I suppose?" i -I asked Rosalie first" \ "Did Cecily say you might take; her overnight bag with yon?" | "Pooh." said Mary-Frances. "What I makes you so Quarrelsome here; lately. Ann? Cissy practically gave : me this old thing the first time I asked her to borrow it." i "It isn't an old thing at all." said I Ann. "It Is a very handsome piece' of luggage, and It was a gift to; Cecily. If yon use It. you must take ' e*re of It." ! "Quarrelsomeness." aaid Mary-1 Trances, "1» Just awfuL 1're no-) ticed it a lot la you lately. Ann. i I'll bet Phil notices it too, and I'll · bet--" ; "Mary-Frances, you must atop saying TU bet' all the time. 1', ·woa't hare It" "Quarreling again." deprecated ! Mary-Frances, and opeaed the front door. i "Wait." smld Ann. "It Is nearly nine o'clock. Yon can't go running around alone after dark, and you know it Phil will be here any minute now, and well take you orer In the car." " 'Scaly fire blocks." said Mary- Frances, and edged through the door. "i!ary-Frances. come back In here and wait for PhlL You are not to BO alone." "Stop pinching my arm. Ann Fen ' wick. Rosalie said I could go- I'm j not going to stick around here a l l ' night waiting for your old Phil.! and like as not he won't be here' for hours, and Ermintrude and I.' hare to get our studying done, don't' we. and--" | Ann heard a step outside. Phil ·was coining. She always told him that she never quarreled with her Bisters. "Mary-Prances, honey, here's Phil BOW What makes you act like this to me when you know I had a big company dinner to get and that I'm tired?" "Angel Ann." Mary-Frances, as vusceptible as a puppy, snuggled close to her. and so Philip saw them, through the open door. In loving sisterly embrace: but his. "Hello, there." suggested no par tlcular enthusiasm for the tableau. He did not kiss Ann (she had de- elded that It was wiser for them aot to kiss SB front of Mary-Fran- "Quarrelsomeness." sa:d Mary-Frances, "is jusl cifful. I've ticed it a lol in you la!;!}:. Ann." j stalking along beside her In tb*t i stupid tllence, when he knew be ; had hurt her feelings? How could , she? Perhaps she didn't. It would ' be easy for her to say. "Isn't It j pleasant after the ralnT" No. abe : would not. She might ear. "Hat* i you heard from TOOT mother Ute I lyr' No, she would cot. j "Mary-Frances." he said, "spends ' «Ter co many nights with that girl ! friend of cers. doesn't she?" i "Yea." Ann admitted reluctantly. I "She does go rather often. But "It seems most unwise to me. Mother nerer allowed Eii*e to spend ' a night away from home until ah* went to Eugene, to the university. , During the romancing, daydream- J Ing age It is better for them to do It alone. If they hare- to, than It to for them to huve someone to talk it alforer with--make it more real, you know." "But Mary-Frances Is only IK years old." "My point, exactly. It Is a dangerous age. Not a woman--not * little girl. Also, unless I'm mistaken, she is badly boy-struck and * at the silliest stage of 1L" ccs). but he took her hand a n d ' squeezed it be-fore he turned to the hall rack. [ A XN said. "Phi!. Mary-Frances Is ^*- going to spend the night with her little friend I thought «e might take her over there In your car." "Sorry." he hung up his hat and took off his raincoat. "It's in HIP jtarafzo again I'm convinced lh.:t the pistcn rods are clogged." "Oh. my word! Aga'n?" ACD frowned and shook her head. -Should I have said 'yet'?" Phil often was clever: but when he couldn t be ck-v.-r he tried to be.' anyway. Thai ur.s a ^itiy old Joke ' He kicked off his mershoes H e ' stood there. sl'cKms I1« bair ba-k j when It didn't need slirlvinK. and when he should have been interest , ed in bow Mary Frances was going! to get to Ermintrude'3 house. i "Well." Ann decreed, "we'll have to walk over with her. then. It Is just across to the new addition. She i can't go alone after dark. You'll , Mary-Frances and me. w i l l jou?" I "Not at all." said Phil, and nepan ' to put on his overshoes "Deliehted I of course." He stamped his feet' into tbem. (Oh. well, if he wanted i to be silly and stiff and formal like that, let h i m ' ) "Better take your umbrella. I duln t brtag mine. 1 ' wore my raimoat." The rain had stopped, so Phil carried the umbrella under his arm. and they had cono a block before he said. "I walked over here this evening." "Walked!" Ann protested "All; the way across the river? It's miles j from our place. What possessed you?" "I felt like a walk. Needed the otercise." "But. Phil--I shouldn't hare lirinmed of dragging you right out ..i;a!n. if I'd known. You must be \ery tired. Why didn't you tell Ann. in the darkness, could not ·-oo his shrug; but she could hear it plainly la his voice as he answered. "Oh. well, what's the difference? We had to briug her. didn't ne?" * * * T% T.\RY-FRANCES delivered safely - U into the Hills' bright front hall. Ann said again. "But. dear. I wouldn't have asked you to come over here, not for anything If I'd Known you'd walked so f a r " "Not even to escort Mary-Frances?" "Phil." she questioned, "what Is tho matter with you lately?" "Nothing whatever. But what is tho matter with you. Ann?" "I don't know." "You admit that something Is?" "\Veii." she hesitated, "it is only. 1 think, that you have been acting so sort of funny lately." "I haven't felt sorra funny," be saUL She would not answer. She had not said "sorta" like that. He was always criticizing her lately. He ?aid that she was stubborn. She was not: but s'.nee he thought so shed give him a reason for think ins; it. She would aot speak again u n t i l he spoke. He was the stubborn one, if It came to it. How could she love a man like Phil-- said. "Don't misunderstand * me, dear. I do like Mary-Frances a lot That Is why--" "No." she Interrupted, "you don't like Mary-Frances, and yon don't like Cecily. You don't like either one of my sisters. Yoa never cave. You don't like them a bit Yon don't like any of us. You don't like me--" He patted her on the shoulder. "Behave." be said. "You Beautiful." It was one of the old lore names. He had not called her "Ton Beautiful" for months, and she thought that he had forgotten it "Sweetheart?" she said. He put bis arms around her and kissed her. The trees there In the yard were still shaking the gathered rain from their leaves, and drops fell like big cold tears on Ann's upturned face, but she did not notice tbem. "Dear, dear." she said. "I !OT« you so. I love you so." He kissed her again. He hni* not said that be loved her. and she wished to hear it so she said for him. "And you love me. I don't see bow we can quarrel when we love each other so much. Do yon?" His answer was the old complaint and apology of lovers: "Our quarrels are never with each other, dearest They are always with externals. If we could be away alone together, all alone, you and 1. we'd have such a paradise that we'd forget even, that other -people ever quarreled." "Only." said Ann. "people so seldom are--all alone, away from everything. 1 mean." He brought a handkerchief from his pocket and dried the back of bis neck where the raindrops had fait en. and said as he put his arm around her and began to walk with her toward the house. "I didn't mean out of this world 1 meant that we could be happy here, anywhere, if we were ever allowed to make our own world alone together." "But" Ann questioned, "are people ever allowed to make their own worlds anywhere, Phil dear?" "We aren't" be answered, and stopped on the porch. Ann hoped that he would kiss her again, but he did not He repeated. "We certainly aren't" and opened the front door. (To Be Continued) Tootierville Folks By Fontaine Fox CatonsvSIe Wins Title o BY KAY CLEAVER STRAHAN BECIX HEBE TODAY j AXXB. CECILY ··« XAMY- I FRANCES rexWICK H»e wick tkcte *i**4pan*u. oar* wealthy. »»w M tjBp«T«rtifcc4 thai ABBF~ »vp»orl Ibr The ateirra have br» *l«ce rklldhootf. Tke rc kaowa fl«rlT aa " R O S A L I E " «-CH»ni»~ u« tfcey Iul»f o *"* »p frftrmmr* ot tfcelr wraith. A.***. »,, ..4 Creflr. «. «· ·**- n-carial worfc aad M*i7-FrM«va. 13. U «tl)l la arBoal. n'hra the ·lory oa*-aa Aaae hu brra eo- K*Kr4 l« PHILJP ECKOl'U. TOMC lawyrr. for right year*. Ortly bHacs BARKY MrKREL ··air fa dJaarr. it U vvl««i tkai ak* to ·«lil- - | B IOTC with ·lai. Mary-Knar** hu a tele- S \»mr rail froat her frlead. EH- t-NTRl'DE. wha la rxrltnt aboai tae arrival Jt aa actor kaowa mm EARL. UK ABMOl .M-. The two Kirl* autke plau la meet him FhU vmmrm to *tr A BBC. He l» late aad rathrr Irritable. HOW CO OX WITH TBE STOHY CHAPTER VII TN the hall, where Ana could see his frown, he went on. "Xo. It ·ecru to me that you and I are pushed about, constantly and* regardless of onr own inclinations, to the tone of other people's whims." "Xot-- not whims." said Ann. Philip shrugged. She hated to ·ee him shrug that way. pretending or. perhaps, actually signifying that nothing was of Importance any longer. She began to talk rapidly "Dear, dearest." she said. "1 don'i know, but I think most people's troubles are their own faults. un less we switch to the deterciinlsts and say that nothing Is anyone's fault. I mean-- If there is fault it mast belong to each person's owe self. I was thinking tonight, as 1 peeked the carrots, you are like the ·an to my moon. And when you shine I can, shine -- reflected light. you know. And when things are all wrong, as they have been lately I "He was a 'steentb cousin of ' somebody's, and we cone of us ' understood how he got Into our group at alL But there he was. and he liked as less than we liked i him. and he complained about the | coffee and wouldn't help with aay of the work. On Sunday evening , I happened to be alone on the porch, and there was a glonuas sunset doing marvelous purple things- to the ocean. 1 called the ' others. 'Come and sea the ocean 1* and they all came except this Mr. ' Whatever-hls-naiae-waa. 1 thought ' he hadn't beard me. be was in the , dining room, BO 1 ran la there and said again, mad with enthusiasm, ·Oh. Mr. So-and-so, come and see tn* ; ocean!' He sat stolid in bis chair : and pnt back his chin and said, 1 · have sate the ocean.'" j Barry's laugh leaped out satis- ' factorily. But Phi: looked bored. i bored, bored. I "Did anyone ask h:in." ferry isaid. -about York Cathedral?" i Ana did not understand, but Phi! i opened bis eyes wider and leaned j forward. "Ah! Yon care for the I Brontes?" j "Do I! Emily in particular. I've j just been rereading . . . ! » · · i A XN soon stoppeJ listening. She ; ^* sat with a small smile fixed oa I her Jips. and was glad that Phil j was no longer bored, and that C*- j cily seemed to hare read all the ' Bronte books, and that Rosalie bad ' been lulled and was nodding in her ; heliotrope perfume. She had put on a lot of it tonight. Phil said j that Rosalie was always ruthlessly i perfumed. Poor Rosalie--she wore For once compliments failed to mollify him. "I do fry." Phil said, "but nothing ever marks oat jor either o'f us. does it?" \ those heavy nnderarm dress shields. no-ed. j ca! persons she held hard to a. few , He hung up h;s hat agc!a. and i^rge reasonless faiths, and one of I and yon are sort of hidden from me I too!j ° s "is raincoat asaia and , ners was lhat marriage in itself; In the clouds, then 1 can't shine j kicked nis overs Joes again-Phi!, v -'2s the eternal panacea. For a mo- eitber. Only-it Is more than my! ^Tu^as^'sUcked downl^s ha*r l-«d fear tlmmped wgether^Ann's shining. Then I'm Just not 1 at ail | again, "that I'm in no moo-3 for z ' m!nd - " was an intolerable fusion. and they got sort of smelly, and that probably, was whv she used- Prtulne - U couldn ' t Business was so slack, right now. She must insist, tomorrow, that he write again to that man in Seattle. Phil's voice wsi " family party I friends -" Nor anything--much. I'm gone." "'Which, resolved." said Philip I Scroyd. dignified young lawyer [ " * ·pats all the blame at my door, all | T HE musle r ° 0tn the time for not--how is it?--shin Ing." "Xo." said Ann desperately. "No Phil dear, you are so clever and so nor for C e C !uVand she rejected it. and tried to \ | oins ° n and on - fcW "?« Pb . 11 - per ' - listen to Rosalie, who was telling "aps. fo'ng more than his share of ' . , . -. , . , ,. .. the talking? She tiKtpnprt ; the old May-day story, with Cecily lighted only , substituted for the r'ano lamn. and off In i the talking? She listened. "Rot! This stream of consciousness stuff--simpering at sin. whimsical | a sbadcn-y corner Grand mereifuliy J " Our dear son John was working was dozing. Rosalie, with her back toward his doctor's degree, and h e j * to the iis'it to^ed PhiHo act! 4nn na ^ accepted an assistant professor i ~. . . . , a contralto paVenthesis and wen° ' "hip-uia-sometWns of the son. I tlons - «l«»TM"n 8 *«r words about. n0t : _. oulda '. 1 try i rl£ ffct on being the allurins blond ' ia Harvard that year Cecily was' and coy about wickedness! young moderns, these wor- of sophomoric sopbistica- slmiles--metaphors. They don't arrive. But. dear. If you'd try you could understand." For once compliments failed to and behe of South Carolina, not quite Sva years old. but she SS! 1 . 11 * *i£. :i^°_ try .'" "* ^ "red Cecily was Ann glanced at Cecily and savr ' ^°te me a letter. I treasure U yet. 1 ^ ' that Rosalie and her allure did not 1 s ? Uear Rosa!ie: Tn ey made wei martpr--r 1 !!!? nrwh;-,., TM...u . me Queen of the May at my school _. ] portrayals--rot! You say they'll lire? I say that they have never matter--that noihi^? much not mat"But nothing ever works out for either of ns. does it? We never-arrive,- He sighed and added. "I lore you. Ann." bur to Ann it sound ed absent-minded. like "I bes your pardon" and Its ilk · . ; today - They did not make Father .owia- w - a blurred radiance that Ann under ! Q::een of the May al his scho °' " when They'r stillborn st!U ~ orn - Etocd. nrst. ard It came a!o-g with tore it ' Y ° Ur l ° Vin§ Ann -" d it came berate sH out Pancy my ^ying * - , CCi!y ' * mean ! * Annr' here." Barry Intermpt- side thinss~were blurred and soft I ened and mace beautifol--for the FT VERYOXE laughed but Phil, who!. "Shakespeare." Phil seized it. as for the stylists--though speare -- " She ^avoided | t ,me being. *-· could not be Cecily, now. could not see that sinc * he had beard ,.. . . . , . . ; - JI1 with fcis sii feet and two ,. he reached for her hands ; !nc h es towered above the shortish expected to laugh.! i£ Barry had stolen it, and shook rd the story many' j £ at him - "Shakespeare . . ." h * raUa .. Dlng al ° Dg ' then ' Good cear. , f tory many · times before. Barry exclaimed pleasantly about That was too silly of Cecily. It she wanted anything stopped, why e round of anecdotes concerning the: didn't she stop it? Stop her Barry. Underneath words Cecily "Can't you stop him?" Phil's low rolling murmured to Ann, McKee! She could not see tha= ' little girls who went to school at , Phil. w;th his smooth hair and his "Good night?" she echoed, with 'deep, dark-iiron e d blue eyes, and a ^d Rosalie besan her interminable out the "dear." "But why in the i his tcaturity and man'iness n world are you going so early? Ce-: Barry McKee! lock biyish and three prodigies, the sisters Fenwick. j whos- face was red andI who looked cily will think it's queer 11 you don't t fragile and inadequate In time, o f , and Phil sat. and was handsome. : almost angry. Phil was not angry come In and meet her friend " j course, things necessarily emerged ' and looked bored, bored, bored. j at all. Phil was merely intense. What did he mean those shrug j fro!B the haze a "- d crystallized j For Phil's sake, and for Cecily's j He always grew Intense'wben th« ging shoulders to iiapiy? Patience' i clearly oiMiir.ed duties, and practl , too. Ann snatched the opportunity : snbjects of sin and wickedness acd (Cep 51 ?. in_ a teasing huraor. had'Cities, hahrs ard certainties ' iffcred at the end of Rosalie's story j sex czme n P- Phil, thanks to his " | mother's excellent training, was 1 something of a Puritan, he said. Ann was glad of it_ It made him clean minded, made him honor and _^ respect women--except that--well, 1 tell about the fanny man who had j t n a t other sort And he pitied them when he shr swered nerlsm. he supposed, and that he was sorry It annoyed her hinting. however, that Ann was easily an- ped Mary e shrugged, and he had an j troubles, into a sum Sine and ncbie. · Frances, as she turned away '"that that If was merely a man I instead of confusing th^a into lt wa s much bigger than that") to "' ' - - - --ob'.ems petty and quarrelsome ' tell about the funny man who had . Why this should be true. Ann 'lid sons with them for the Labor Day; sincerely. He said that be did- st know. Like many other practi-' party to Agate Beach. j (To Be Continued) Easton. Md.. Dec. 17.--Catonsvffle ban titie, deTsating Chesieriora. j high schoo!. Baltimore county, today Kent county here 8 to 2. 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