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tY zs, 1944 PAGE Horning In it BY JEAN CAMERON ClUre ttY'adicate--Wlvu Features. the car came abreast of girl in the trench sounded raucously She hesitated a too- her hat over her loose grUrnped in. "So chemi- afting--thank you," she man behind the at her gloomily. was unfamiliar, he had been em- weeks now. "How highway intersection, Farnham. I'll be qui- after another glance chin. "I know you're for the Gov- committee to- stiffened perceptibly. So mt committee was drive was a silent Donald crawled the door for his tween" ru~ ar~oyer'sle'gs and He Ieli headlong. He was up in an instant, furious, his fists lifted, but Donald's look lowered them. "Can't you take a joke, McAllister?" he asked feebly, realizing that his long domination of the office was crashing and that the story would soon sweep the whole plant. "No," snapped Donald. He tramped across the room and slammed the sales manager's door behind him. "No, Mr. Bentley, you're not too busy to listen to me," he said, and poured out every de- mand he had formulated during his drive--better instruments, addi- tional quarters, storage space, alad full hearing before the committee. "I came here to work," he con- cluded. "If I can't do that here I'll go where I can. Pay Wilson what you want for making a general nui- sance of himself. Give him any title you like--but let me do a good job!" "Of course," gasped the sales man- ager. "Naturally. We thought you were quite satisfied, Mr. McAllister. We'll have a new contract for you in the morning. We . . ." Donald turned and left. In the outer office a stenographer came up to him. "A lady has been calling," she reported. "Miss Cor- nelia Adkins, she said." Smiled. "You're the Donald did not pause. "Tell her that in two months, I haven't come in." And--and I am In the lab he pulled on his rubber that you took me gloves. He was quite calm now. He realize that the standing in the street vanished from sight. him in the halls and SOme time. angry, with a cold, rage that had for many weeks. run the chemical depart- ran and bullied every- iust so long as ster's way; let would get right at that new solvent. But first--he pulled off the gloves, made a notation on his calendar-- "Take girl in drafting room to lunch after committee report tomorrow." Nice girl, he thought, arranging bottles carefully on the sink. He'd tell her--no, women were funny. Better not tell her he hadn't meant to pick her up, that when he bent over to rescue his fountain pen from the floor of the car he had acci- Complete Selection of Y CA Is|and Pharmacy A service and work that will be appreciated by the customer and also be a recommendation to your friends 115 Marilla SINGE 1907 laboratory, dentally pressed the horn. ~ ~ W right. He o ; PHONE AVA'ON 242 PHONt RICHMOND arT'| Work overtime, be tin- THIS AND THAT: I AVALON, CALIF. 1719 So. Ft.owK, S . se better offers--all HERE AND THERE: I " t.os ANaZt~s J RAY C. WALL, REPRESENTATIVE OF ' experiment succeeded york it out and it.was. Not only does the bull attack its foe 'i IVY OVERHOLTZER '. Would be worth all of with its crooked horns, but the injured 9 In :rs. He'd have done his sheep will fight its assailant. ( FUNERAL DIRECTOR " ,--Propertius .- ~ ,C~.vernment inspectors* * * If all the rail road tunnels in the " ' tOmorrow and not to United States were placed end to end, S P O B T L A N D " el or his method! Well they would reach from Los Angeles to,~ '::, lPer at a fine edge, ha San Francisco. : BOWLING ti It ended back to the fac-. . , Fiftv Indians of northern Wisconsin his pugnaei6us look, have spent the winter making rustic i s,3 c c t & OTHER AMUSEMENTS Ph d his square shoulders, direction signs to replace advertising, ~ildness about Donald bv arrangement with the Indian Set:- .~ F~ ha the color of his hair, vice and WPA. .~,t~&~ . ~ . . : ~. . .""at is eyes, his general ab- " * * KODAK FINISHING,IS ess--?which led people Out of 50,000 men attending "refresh- i L, AND VIEWS er" and pre-emplovment courses to Our Motto---'Quality and Service " i urnid. He had nevertrain for defense inclustrial jobs, 30,000 believed in attending ~ Island Photo Service own business. And are from VqPA relief rolls. .~ was Cornelia's treat- A deaf Scotsman in ~lasgow salvages . helped to produce used batteries from hearing aids to pro duce copper for shells, carbon for bay- F.A. JOHNSON :---:A. M. PERKINS,Ira: "~" l ed in Cornelia first, onet steel and other war goods. ~ Successors to e was soft, blonde, * * " PETE V. REYES, PHOTOGRAPHER tl g to big men. She British fliers say that snow falhng and got them. And on fighter planes may add nearly ~00 il Portraits, Identification, Passports, Commercial, Press ' men were gone pounds to the load, and on a large ~ 702 CRESCENT AVENUE TELEPHONE 454 [ entratir on Don- bomber 1,000 pounds may be added. . . . results. Badgers and *ot~er*wildlife may be Some people have a fear of bein~ A big ship is propelled through the a quick hush as he en- needed as food in British defense plants afraid, which is a condition psychia- water by some of the largest and most a bending of heads He glanced toward lips tightened. "I You to stay out of he said slowly, his private corner. man swung a pencil," ignoring Projected from his Donald controlled COnscious effort and top. He felt rather foot moving the a tripping position kicked backward h~,=lr~t ehnt but there is no reason whatever for the United States to weaken its con- servation of wildlife in order to provide food as a defense emergency idea. U. S. A. war expenditures abroad to- talled $30,362,687,362 as of April I, last, the Senate was told last week. Of that anmunt, $19,700,29Z674 went to Great Britian, $15,640,479,250 in Lend-Lease; Russia got $4,214,921,439, and Latin America $2,327,378,789. Lo~ns, military outl&ys, and investments made up the balance. Army inductees, it is estimated, re- quire a minimum of one and one half dental fillings. trists sometimes call phobophobia. On May 13, 1607, the London Com- pany Colonists, with Capt. Christopher Newport, arrived in the James river, Virginia. 4w * ~l The Long Wails of Athens are the two parallel walls connecting Athens and Piraeus.They were constructed 460-4~ B. C. Ohio leads the states in the product- ion of alsike clover seed. It ranks eith- er first or second in the production of red clover seed, and is high in the list in the production of alfalfa seed. expensive machinery that men have learned to make. kin the Dark A~e: Mter the fall of ome, the rose was cultivated by .Ma- homet's followers in Spain. Chroniclat=rs of the time wrote that in the gardens of Cordova and S~ille, there was grown a sky blue rose. i ROLAND THOMPSON Attorney at Law . FIRST THURSDA~/ OF JVERY MONTH J C~y AvaIoa T