The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on November 27, 1924 · Page 12
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 12

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Thursday, November 27, 1924
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PACK TWT-T.VE. THE HUTCHINSON •NEW*?. C-w ^ t/L* vrawu: urn III—EMANCIPATION OF MISS SUON-HENG It WIIH llio iiurBst ncciilctif lli .il Sine Donahl Whil« Oil' opportunity 10 hurt hern loolditp for ever BIUCB .he vovano b<:j:;tn. Ho van down In Unit Holy »( Hollos ID which am-sa Is only jlvisn nt. utivii.'d times, the Htiirc- atmso of all IiiKKUtjo lahclivl "Wanted on tlio Voyiipe." Ho wasn't at ill clear how il humioncrt, hut a heavy, Irnn -liniiml iriink, disturbed hy the feverish activities of ti him- Siieo sleniinl, dcfociHlnrt suddenly iron the imi>rnliu:tcd bond nl a Ii\t Chinese petitlonnm wtin was pen- tively Borting out a hunch of small hrass Implements that looked more ilku fishhooks Ihan lieye. There tro limits even to tin- reshttlnK nowerfi of Chinese skulls, and Mr. Ooi-KunnR-YIn tutored a pernllsr little grunt nnd fell to the floor In « Btale of uneonscloiiBtn-Ps. The two male |,:is»eneer» who were nearest lifled the offending *)ox from Urn leita of the prostrate Drlental; the ImBKng'! "toward sent 'or the doctor; a woman screamed, snd White made, for the upper deelt :o break the news to Miss Suon- llmiR. lie adjusted his rimless Klassen. •'What is it';" asjtad Mb* Hews. fiWW her sweeping Ittuhrs. While looVed hard at a Ions chair where a hook had hecn turned 'ace-downward to mark the pane. "Oh!" said White with an effort. 'The—er—Chlner-e gentleman who iccomnanleti you has met with an nccldent. f thought I'd better tell you." The tilrl did not display the illghtefct Hiiin of dismay or surprise. She inclined her lnwd nightly to one side and honored him with a smile he did not quite understand. She removed the hook from Mr. Kilting Yin's chair. "1 believe you nre rather Kind," • he Raid. White K«»\tetl and collapsed in the place she had made for him tit iter side. "Really, Miss HenR!" "01ml of this opportunity, 1 mean," she told hint sweetly. "You 've done nolbltiK but stare at me since, we left Southampton. You've no- idea how much your passed magnify. It has been most embarrassing!" "I'm awfully sorry!" "Please don't, apolent/.e. I'm lioit- .ired, " She allowed Iter beautiful lonK hand with their wonderfully polished nails lo rest on his sleeve for the fraction of a second. "I, say. That 's fright fully good of you!" stammered White. "Not at all." said Miss Ileng. •Now please tell me what has happened to my fat but honorable gaoler." "A. trunk fell ,,n him nnd laid htm out. He looked pretty bad vvheu [ left. They've sent for the luctor. I'm afraid he'll be laid up 'or the whole trip." She uttered a sigh of relief. "Isn't It providental!" exclaimed ntn.'izltig 311ns Hfinc. "You she continued before White cuuld break In. "Im just a poor. Tulle, flutti'i-lne bird iu a cane, a prisoner bound by the conventions ;if my own country, and h.'itinp to 'eav« the dellelitftil unconventions .if yours.' She passed her hand, with an eloquent gesture, down the glistening surface of her coat. 'Heboid my prJson-dress;" "But I like It." pretested White, warmltiK up. "It suits von amazingly." She looked along the deck nervously. "You are sure you were not ml iahen? It Is not possible It recover—soon'.'" Ho shook his head. "You can stake that." "Usten," she began, reassured. "Mr. Kunng-Yttt is my uncle, svin- bolica! of dear old China as It used lo bo, under whose customs 1 am condemned to marry a mnn I have not seen since 1 was a child. J am daughter of the new era. You :annot realize the thickness of the wall 1 bad to break down before : made them send me to Kurope lo Bttidy. Now it is all finished." iho concluded sadly. "I have irown so Kngllsh- and 1 hate to go back. Isn't It rotten luck?" '•n>- Jove. It Is!" said White fervently. Her perfect command lis own language amazed 'Who are you going to marry "You wouldn't he any wiser if I .old yuu," she laughed merrily, "l! rtllll! he Mrs. Lttl-Ho very soon i low and my prison will be In the'; vilderness. He is what y ou call a I -uuber king. He Is rich and It limitations are everywhere: .favu .i Sumatra, Malacca—" ; "And Borneo'." •tit suddenly. The girl started. "You have heard of him, then'.'" "I should think so! He's Just ac quired /in estnto near Kinarut, bought II from Jacolwnn'n execti- tors. Miss lleiiR," he cried excitedly, "ll'you know we shall he neighbors!" She regarded him sadly. "11 will he so suburban." she said. "Chinese women never know their neighbors, especially when they nre English!" White's face dropped. He clasp, eil his bunds between hi.-) knees nnd looked down at (he deck. Suddenly he felt a pentie tug at. his sleeve. "Won't you toll me about my future husband," she said softly. "(lood Lord!" exclaimed the Englishman. "Of course yon don't know what he's like!" I " • * llonalrt \Vhlte leaned on the white rail of the boat deck nnd looked gloomily out over the dark water**. He stood alone, for It was after eleven and the stars blinked down at him from a sky of Infinite blackness. The fl.teen days Rltue his first meeting with .Miss Suon-Heng had slipped hy like the Heeling moments of a wonderful dream. Soon they would be only ti happy memory. lie would be back on the Orang-Putch Knhitn, urging his sweating coolies to supreme efforts, planning new buildings, planting fresh rubber, lolling under the ever-watchful eye of the great Corrlgan. Miss Heng had broken down a wdll that cotmtleps centuries had built, nnd was Kotug hack through the gap she had made, to see the great, stones piled in their place again, held fast tty over-enduring mortar; every Instinct In White's beins wanted to scale that grim harrier, the Cireat Divide of east, and west, and pluck the forbidden fruit that grew therein. Tho dragon that guarded ire tree, had many heads and the stout heart in his small frame quailed, not for himself, but for Miss Suon- Heng. Suddenly a slim form crept to his side from the shad"w of a boat. His arm stole round her and she fell sobbing on his < i no sweet OUR BOARDING HOUSE VIE V*AX>!- EGAT^-tVUs DAV ALVOA.VS BRlkiGG-fo MlkVD A "T ERRIBLE -TV U I J K <5< SIV/I U G MEARS AGO 0 *o IME l&LMto OF V J AWZAKA \M -rue 90LTu4 SSA'&.'^TvteSAVArjE.S WERE.-lb IAOLX> A rewerr; AVSTJ I VjASTb BE "TAe GA9l'R0^OM\C SUSPECT/' THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27. 1924 Ho, to hi* knowladgo. Ha assumed nn oppression of Intense Interest. (To Be Continued. Thorn's no doubt about it—the Shop-o-Scopo Is he time and monov saver of this busy season. tt tn answering advertisements, please mention Tho Nows-Htrald. MR. CLIFF MISKA Saksnum For Skin Cream Hi .'ill'. LOt/IIvliD UP AT THROUGH HBK TEARS. HUM spices of* the mysterious orient rose to his nostrils. Intoxicating him; the rich silk of her jacket was pleasant to the touch. She looked up at him througn her tears. "I bad to come to you, Donald," h a if Lshe murmured. "My uncle is almost well- Tomorrow he will get up, and my prison doors will close will j on mo forever." He fell her trembling in his arms like a frightened bird. "Is there no way out?" he asked •softly. She shook her head. "To disobey—Is death'.", she whispered. "I'm not afraid of death, Susie," be told her, using the. pet name ho had Invented in his dreams. She smiled proudly. "It can never be," Bhe snid. "1 must go to my cage on the one side of the way. I shall know you are there—on the other side, but I uhall never see you. Will you mind— very much. Donald?" "It'll be hell," he cried hoarsely nnd kissed her lips. A man with a bandaged head, i w-ho had just come up from the 1 deck below, saw the two figures I by the fall. His yellow face, as jhe lurned to retrace his footsteps, ' was utterly devoid of expression. * • w I "Come in, Mr. Lni-Ho!" | The stout Chinese rubber king handed his red umbrella to a per! vant and came slowly up the steps I to where Corri(ran was "Waiting, i Corrlgan, huge, clean-shaven and ' genial, held out a welcoming hand. | Tho oriental, clasping his sun helmet to his chest, sat down in the chair the Englishman had placed for him. "Thanhs," he murmured, with a j peculiarly gutters! Intonation. { Corrigan pushed forward an open | tin of elgarets. i "I am not blind," he- said presently, tapping his temple with a forefinger. Corrigan raised his brows. "No," he agreed politely. "I should scarcely have thought *o." The oriental flicked the 'ash from his clgaret and sat back In the long krosi, his dark eyes regarding Corrigan through diagonal slits. "When I have a fllend." pursued Lni-Ho, "I do evelything that I can for him; but"—a malevolent light flashed suddenly from his eyes—"it l have an enemy, Mr. Colllgan. It would be better for him if he had never lived at all!" 'A very admirable code," said Corrigan, his hands in his pockets; "but 1 fall to understand—" "You are my fllend and that is why I come to you this afternoon. You will leruember, Mr. Colllgan, the circumstances of my nialliage. Following the customs of my coun- Hy, It was allanged for me by my palents in my Infancy. Thloe weeks "ago f blought my wife to her new home." He shook his head slowly Pimply ComplenoD Mr. CVifl Mislra, of 59S Ninth Avenue, Astoria. L. t., writes: "I was t salesman of creams >or Jicaling pirn- ? !«, Mem shes. etc., but when- mjl ace broke out with blotches, pimples, and blackheads I tried one sil« a ftcr another with no permanent results. I found it as impossible to sell skin cream as * bald headed man finds selling hair tonic Finally I decided 1 would have to get at the cause—the Mood. I was amazed to find that within a few days after taking Carter's little Liver Pills, my skin took on a new healthful look, blemishes started to disappear, and I felt like a new person all around, Now I know what to do when 1 have a pimply skin, you bet" This old reliable COAL BUTLER A SONS 615 So. Main Phone 280 PALMER DENTAL CO. Popular Priced Dentist 28| N. Main Phone 2659 GAS FOR EXTRACTION Hutchinson your "The world" we live in Is too small """Cdy" treats such complaints in a mv nienii!" *ay. It has been used all over my menai I , d { 7 ^ 4 „ Corrlgan fidgeted with a stray . „ end of bamboo that had somehow « 00 ° orug *'""' worked up from the arm of his I " . chair. From the little be knew of this oriental magnate, he felt convinced he had not come there without a purpose. He knew, too that his nolghbor was not prone it wasting wqrds; but he couldn't foi the llfo of him discover to what en, the conversation was leading. Hi had nov^r set eyes on Mrs. Lai- ButterKmsT [Do«sNot Crumble/ J Try it /J aiiHuunuiuiiiHunNiiHuniiuuiiuuuMuuuuuiiuuuuiiuutiiiuiinuuiiuir Now You Can Buy It! The real whole wheat cracker — not made of coarse, uncooked flour, but made of the whole wheat grain, cooked in steam, drawn into filmy shreds and baked in electric ovens. It is more easily digested than ordinary crackers. The crisp, tasty shreds of flavory, baked whole wheat encourages thorough chewing, and that means healthy gums, sound teeth and good digestion. Delicious with butter or soft cheese. Tastes better when toasted in the oven. Triscuit l Y10P£ •WE Onniihl im Hart ScaaltMt ft Uua Winter Overcoats Every authentic style hat been gathered in our Overcoat Section—Single breasted, plain back models—double breasted plain back models—great ulsters with half belts—all with a tendency to wider shoulders and long? er length this season. u $35 $40 $45 1 Others at $22.50 Upward. NUSSBAUM'S Established 1887 Thanksgiving At this Thanksgiving time ,\ve find that' au impossibility for tis to begin 1 to enumerate our many blessing, but NVC particularly desire to make known our gratitude for the hearty co-operation and encouragement in general given to tis by the business concerns of Hutchinson and the great Southwest territory. We are especially grateful to the business men of this city, wlio have provided places in their institutions for so many of ottr young men; also grateful to the many people in Hutchinson who have opened, their homes to our young people; and indeed always thankful to the various churches of Hutchinson, who have helped our young people to find a church home. This spirit of friendliness and helpfulness has made possible the greatest school in the history of our institution. Again we want to thank each and every one for the many courtesies extended to our young people and to our institution. 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The unfailing high quality of Ash Grove Cement is especially desirable in concrete fence * posts. Its easy workability, super-strength and even color assure durability, attractiveness and economy in your concrete work. Consult your Ash Grove Dealer now! Also asfc Mm, or writ* us, for "Permanent Repair* on the Farm'' and our other helpful booklets. I ASH GROVE PORTLAND CEMENT ASH GROVE L IME & P ORTLAND CEMENT Cd KANSAS CITY MISSOURI

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