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THE PAGE TWO TIMES-NEW- Thursday, December 19, 1933 NEPIIt UTAH S, BRISBANE i fr f Alat, One Rich Mao Only I Casoline Is King All the Ships She Wants Senator Borah's View ttot a creature ttfas stirring, Tlot eocn a mouse; 1 11 .... f Ljwjf o,000,UOO t n 4 Arthur llrlsbnae j they were dollars. The man did not realize It, perhaps, but he will realize It later as Inflation, which Is now a fact, becomes known to V ,. r i 1 s Who the last, (Qimtma Dinner ZA Earle IIooLer Baton I Louise shoved the kettlt'S Into oven. Looking down the driveway as she had done for almost two inuirs, she ex- IMI'ATIKNTLY and claimed : "Of course Horton called that he mlRht he late. Hut whLt Is keei-liisister and Ilul. and Aunt Jen. Six L'ncle Jim, Hetty and Clyde? people Invited to a Christmas dinner and all of them lute! Accident? Surely not all of them In a heap along the roadside unless each bumped Into the other hurrying they are late to our dinner!" Louise was smiling even before a honk sent her outside. "Morton, please drive me to crossroads. Maybe we'll meet l.a-rio- n up the I'ole und telephone Withoul m mamenl'i paust. by the uime.is make it known To deut old Sunla Crilu, Thut I'apa't Hoy und Mama Joy, And Sinter't I'recitius Mile, K lule glad belli cui& will gaily hang Hit tlttcking up tonight! lly Or IMG "Ting ling! Ting ling! Hellc, hello! Is that you Santa, 'ear? Be ture your reindeer hear your Whoa'! If hen you are passing here, if hut's that? You'll come end bring a drum, A jumping-jacam bull. And other toys for Utile boys? Dear Saint, you're best ol all!" Christmas morn, and to his shop Old Santa homewnru flies; 'Tis five Sclock. bill oen f.op 7he baby's roitiifh eyes. We're deud lot sleep, but out we creep. And dress at once to gel W hat Santa kind, has left behind t or Tmldlekins. our . Jen arrived with Betty and Clyde, at exactly son and Jaughter-ln-law- . six o'clock ! We were determined to be on time for dinner," Aunt Jen called Innocently. Yes, yon are In time to help nurse these Injured strangers," Louise announced, trying not to look dlscomllted. Jim had too had a cold to go to the program at Halter. So Clyde Sd id he would dilve our car and we would all come together. Clyde could not get away from the store until noon. We thought you would probably go to the program If we wore not here to hinder durAnd we'd get ing the afternoon. here In time for yonr six o'clock dinner. Let us help make these Injured ones comfortable. Or, we'll get the dinner on the table while you attend them." Aunt Jen rattled on. The date of the dinner's cold ness seemed not to matter. One thing I've lenrned. that a cold din- - am Tis From I'ole to I'ole there's surely not A babe more pleased ihtm he. And him he eroivs. the hippy tot, ..I..- j.. i liliriiies in m. kht, ,in(l thednck that quack, The jumping-jackTh drum, the horns, the bull, . . i .i noise, me the chicks mat peep, tne sheep. He tries to eat them all! 9 mm ,Ki.iii-44ll l, " )i -- - . i. On this his first glad Christmas lark. The toys uith blocks he pelts. He makes old ISouh wish the Ark Hud landed someuhere else! A soldier blue he breaks in two, A puncture gives the drum. He fills the mir with legs and hair. And then he sucks his thumb! The surely rome to town And soft is muvver't lap; Clear up the wreck and snuggle down Tis time to take a nap. Then rock-- bye. close each blue eye. Rest, my darling, rest! (He's last asleep, with baby sheep Hugged tight against his breast!) A Wentern Nmnpswr Union. Sand-Mtin'- s "Drive Me to Larlon Crossroads. Maybe We Will Meet Sister." Bister and HaL Maybe they will know why the others aie delayed. Sort of a news center at the cross- roads, anyway." Don't worry. 'I'shaw! Tbey probably think you will not have " 1 dinner promptly at o'clock "Hut 1 told each one that we would have dinner promptly because I thought you boys might wish to hear the program at I Salter. lo you suppose they have all gone to the festival before coming here?" 'That's It, exactly! Let's go, too! Then we can all come home together to a grand Christmas reunion dinner," Morton Interrupted. "Come home to cold turkey, dress ing, and potatoes reunion dinner, you mean," iconise snapped. Hurrying home and eating lunch. Ilorton, with louise a bit reluctant, started for ISaxter, where a special festival of Christmas music and drama, an annual community affair, for many year?, between rival towns, would be presented at the Community Center playhouse. I'rles were awarded to best productions from the two towns. "The gr.ests must have inlsumler Stood my letter. Whatever It Is. they have all 'tn.sunderstood together.'" Louise whined. lie Keemed unsympathetic to Louts 'h further peevish questions: I not ..no of our guests are ri" e thai I ran see. Do you glimpse re- a Uncle's bald head, or sister's fur?" ATter the program Ilorton and Louise watched every menus of exit for their guests, then hurried home, arriving at live o'clock. At dinner, Lou sight of the left-ove- Ise sobbed r : "Never saw such a frost. What on Adam's earth conl.l have hap What have we have pened? done to deserve such snubs?" She was almost suspicious that Ilorton bad something to do with the ab sence of their guests. She leapei to the Jangling of the telephone Anything was better than silence or was It? "Ye yes yes we'll tie thereat once!" The receiver clicked. "Morton, hurry. Someone need Ma yon at Herald's Corners. called No. Hal ami sis.er are not hurt, but some one else. Von run on and I'll stay to prepare beds. Ilorton. Hal. and Louise's slstet soon arrived with a ittfi.l, womai and smnll child who had beei buried Junior an automobile nftei ilrlv being struck by a er. When Hal found them, hours before, they were unconscious. While administering li the In Jured one In the aMitlcss beds I .oil ise provided, Uncle Jim and Aunt to Help Nurse These Injured Strangers.' "Yes, You Are In Time ner Is no less palatable after eight hours, than for two hours' wait. I'ts all because of two times two dates for dinner 12 o'clock and six o'clock! Two thing3 learned today!" Louise recited to herself the text of the letter sent to her guests, and as nearly as she could remember It was worded: "Can you come for Chrlatmaf dinner? Come early If the men wish to ko with Hnrton to the We women program at Baxter. will Roaaip the afternoon away until the men return. Dinner promptly then!" 'Pinner at six foi six late guests. Hut It all turned out right. The poor people were rescued by Hal's coming In the afternoon. Hal said that since he hail the afternoon fordriving he would leisurely drive hy way of Herald's Corners to see the new. viaduct Just completed You and I. dear, attended the proUncle Jim needed gram together. Next time I'll make It a driver. plain which dinner hour to exect my guests at one o'c ck or at six Louise on Christmas!" o'clock smiled the next da after the Injured strangers were on their way, and the guests had returned to the!'' homes. (2 who mote, unfriendly, melancholy, What is Important today may be nothing tomorrow; what was nothing yesterday may become all Important now. Once man was helpless without his horse, camel, ox. yak, ass, mule, reindeer, dog sled or tame elephant. Now, In civilization, they mean little, while Lloyd George tells you, "011 Is the decisive factor In the Abyssinian campaign." Of all the great powers whose attitude Is being canvassed, that of King Gasoline Is most Important Without oil, Mussolini cannot win his war; with oil, victory Is certain. His First Christmas d Irvln sad-eye- a k aliens they let In? Apparently most any known radical from overseas can drop In without being regor naturalistered or finger-printeized or anything and make himself at home even to the extent of trying openly to undermine our government Whereas, if all these violent reds foreign born all Is may not b told. The law forbids publishing Income tax names, but the government tells you there Is one and only one. That "hist rose" of depression's summer must look around bltn. mourning over his old companions, withered and strewn. I; 1 JT" CALIF. Via it to you this a be happier, or, anyhow. might a safer land for the rest ot us to live in if those in high places were just a bit fussier about the criminals they let out and the al- OXNARD, last lonesome, 'i Parole Boards at Large. Only one solitary American net Income of above bad year, and Werttorn Newspaper Union. Miatletoe, a Tree Parasite Despite its popularity as a Christmas green, there Is little worry about conserving the coontiy's supply of mlsiletoe. Kor this attractive plant, with Its shiny, dark leaves and waxy white berries grows as a parasite high on the brunches or trees and does consid erable damage to Its host trees. Science has rexealed tlttt the mistletoe needs are carried from Ires to tree by birds. fo Cabout: THIS WEEK Whim all through the house C what Japan at the naval conference will consider nothing less than a battle fleet as big as any the United States may build; no ratio. No American should object to that. If Japan can afford It It Is not the size of the fleet that counts Unfortunate Spanish grandees In charge of the great Armada could testify to that, after they met Elizabeth's small fleet and big sea captains. Also, there is the fact that If real war started, above the clouds and under water, every fighting nation would hide Its battleship targets out of airplane sight. In safe harbors; many battleships or few would make no difference. Senator Borah tells over the microphone what the country needs: Support of the Constitution; a fight against those who would undermine It The destruction of monopoly without necessarily enacting new legislation. An end of crop restrlctfon. Senator Borah says restriction has always failed in depression ever since the days of Itoman emperors. The scientific news, gruesome but important, tejls you that the eyes of the dead can supply transparent tissue from the cornea useful in curing blindness In the living Tissue from dead eyes has been successfully transplanted to living eyes, and there Is hope of thus curing certain types of blindness. England hns always acted like one "walking on eggs" In dealing with Japan, but she does say that Japan's proposed seizure of Chinese territory "harms the prestige of Japan and hampers the development of friendly future relations between Japan and her friends." Walter C. Teagle, head of Standard Oil of New Jersey, did not make a deal to supply Mussolini with all his oil for thirty years, casually arranging to finance the Italian oil Mr. market np to JLTOO.OOO.OOO. Teagle says so, and It Is so. But when the wise John D. Rockefeller once said, "I want to see my managers, their desks cleared and their feet on the desks studying how to make money for Standard Oil." he" had men like Walter Teagle In mind. In Georgetown. British Gulnnn, a kindly clergyman sprinkled a tiny negro baby Just born, naming him "Koosevelt Selassie Caleb." The boy's parents, descendants of slaves, say the name was chosen to honor "the greatest man In the world. President Roosevelt." The little bahy may wonder Inter why his parents dragged in Halle Selassie. In whose empire slavery still exists as a major Industry. An official representative of Russia said to this writer not long since: "We .have nothing to fear from Japan. They waited three years too long." While Japan was waiting. Russia established a great submarine and air bne at Vladivostok, within short striking distune of everything Japanese. Since then Japan and Russia have got along peacefully. Tills country may suddenly wake up to And probthan any lems more Important theory on bow to make everybody happv on short notice. tj Kine FmrM Svniilrate. loo. WNU Sarvlr. AChuiTCQ simas (MVS "by -- 2 L?-US- 'r prances p buJ Grinstead OCR family bad attended services at the church on brow of the hill. It Is Just a "little brown church," but of recent years It baa been modernized with a furnace, a basement for church dinners, and work table and sand piles In the Sunday like school rooms. The grown-up- s It better since there are more and bigger oil lamps. "What else are yon doing at your ;hurch this week?" asked Uncle Joe as he spread hit, napkin and looked toward the turkey. Uncle Joe Is a New England minister, with his eyes usually set on heaven; but be does like turkey. "Why, nothing else,' tiother answered. "What would we have at the church besides Sunday services and the Christmas sermon, since we've left off Wednesday night prayer meetings?" 'Tell you what I'd do If It were my church," replied uncle, watch "I'd keep the ing father carve. place warm from morning till late night all this week, with somebody serving tea to any who might drop in, and something going on through I heard Dave out the holidays, say last night there's nowhere to go but the movies.' Brother Jumped. "Yon wouldn't expect me to go to church every day. sir?' "I'd fix It so you couldn't stay Would you turn down away. chance at an taffy yaiv JjWn art shyers t UELLA," said her mother wltb a warning look, "take your hand out of those raisins and finish paring the apples for my plea." But I've done most a bushel al ready," giggled the guilty young ster. How many S pose yon navel pies do you figure you children eat? Besides, Christmas time we have to have extras for folks coming In.' "Mercy me," she continued, "It's time for Joel to be home from the church bazaar! Look at that snow!" Mrs. Dodge opened the cold closet and peered with secret de light at the fast filling shelves. Cof fee cans filled with steamed plum puddings, a fine baked ham, frosted chocolate cakes, a whole row of pies pumpkin and mince; and big bowl of cranberry sauce, skins and alL "Sally, you better help Luella with the apples, we're almost fin ished with the baking; and now If average chronic offender against the laws well, on his way Into the penitentiary, he's likely to meet himself coming out,, with release and hope la papers In bis heart For him a sentence Is back Just a pleasant week-enamong the boys at the old manse. Here today and gone tomorrow that's the grand Idea. Might I make so bold as to suggest there would be more habitual criminals staying In prison If we had fewer purole boards going at large? t e Ideas STATE HULL SECRETARY OF on the heels of a similar statement by the British foreign secretary, and. If yon dig down through the diplomatic spinach under which utterances are always burled, you'll find that neither nation Is deeply tickled over the plan of Japan to gobble up north China by what Is called politely an "autonomy movement" But If that wasn't Its fashionable name It could pass anywhere for an armed Invasion. Unless you're a statesman, you wouldn't be able to notice the difference. For some days the Impression has been getting around that the Chinese weren't so hot over the Idea, either. Well, the rabbit that's about to be absorbed by the python rarely does show any real enthusiasm. Here's the curious thing, though apparently both our Mr. Hull and his English brother still labor under the whimsical belief that a treaty by a stronger nation guaranteeing the Integrity of a weaker nation is meant to be kept How quaintly Friion Petulance. Then, since your mother doesn't hwe to get you ofT to school this week, why shouldn't she go her- "&otherl Motherl" Shouted Joel, Into the House. Bounding your father would bring the turkey. I could stuff It tonight" She glanced toward the kltcbeD window "My stars! Here comes old Emll I'll Just give biin a Jug of that new cider and a mince pie, when he's going home." Mrs. Dodge had a bonntlful nature. She anticipated Emll Cooper and the many other hangers-on- , who always showed up around Christmas; while the supply of pies and puddings grew less and less as tbe visitors departed. "Father's coming!" cried the children and they ran to the door excitedly to meet him, followed by Bu a look of perMrs. Dodge. plexity, almost distress, spread over her face. "Where's the turkey?" she gasped. hesitated Mr. Dodge. "Fact "I I gave It to Ned Blake on the way home for his poor family. Mother I couldn't couldn't help It." "Well," sighed Mrs. Dodge, with s "I guess they crestfallen face. What Else Are You Dolnj at Your need It all right and we still have the hnm." Church?" Asked Uncle Joe. A light quick step sounded on the our old phonograph to show tbe snowy porch. "Mother! Mother!" shonted Joel, We got some good recfellows? bounding Into the house with s ords." "See! "Yes, but hurry, so you con wash bundle larger than himself. the dishes while I use the phone. See what I have! I won the big turkey at the bazaar!" There's going to he so much going exclaimed Mr. "Why, son!" on In that church, we'll be falling Dodge, "that turkey Is twice tbe over each other to get Into It" 19 WeMam N0wpaper Union. size of the one we gave sway." Cooper! Is" C Uncle Eben'a Advice "Santa Clans will soon be here," said Uncle Eben. "and taln't Do time to tell yoh financial worries. If yon writes him a letter, doo't write It In red Ink." S. Cobb the same day three should occur at places as widely separated as Boston In Masschusetts, Nashville in Tennessee and Muskogee in Oklahoma Is only to he accounted for as proof of a growing wave of dissatisfaction with prison life on the part of the boys. How much better we manage in some states I might name where it would seem a boarder lias merely to mention to the parole .board that he's getting bored with the accommodations and craves tojo and sin no more. "Weil, so long warden," says the departing one. "Hold any mail that comes and try to keep my old room for me the one with the southern exposure nnd the radio set It's not good-by- . Just atl revolr." But no, those chaps who blasted their way out got so Irritable they Just couldn't wait It all goes to show that petulance never pays la this world. Kindly be patient, fellows, and, sooner or later, the sentimentalist will perfect a plan to turn practically everybody loose Immediately niter conviction, tint curing the present unavoidable annoyance of a round trip to tho THAT pull? self?" "Are you leaving me out, Joe?" asked father, laying down the earring tools. "Not by any means! This would be a mighty good time to get your county agent to tell you what to raise next year Instead of corn and hogs. Or to get your hand in at chess. By the way. I'l have all those big low tables covered with games. Ill bet there are sets of nnagrams and crlhhnge Just going to waste In your attic There are!" cried Dave, "and wouldn't it be fun, mom, to get out lack citizen- ship papers were laid end to end, It would Indeed be a lovely sight, especially If each one bad a lily in bis hand. As for the Want em Nawnpapar Union. Holiday Carniih for Salada Cranlierry Jelly sliced and rut Into fancy shapes with a cookie cutter or a knife makes an attractive and unusual garnish for salads and desserts during the holiday season. on hoosegow. e e Joint Debate on Religion. A CONTROVERSIAL gentleman., who thinks he read hetweert the lires of one of thew sipilbs a hidden meaning which I certainly never, meant to put there, writes In, challenging me to a j i'nt debate on whatgrounds, ever they are. Much obliged, but the answer, briefly and In a word, Is no. So far as I've observed, the only person who ever wins a Joint debate Is the one who takes no part In ' socio-religlo- it e A Laugh on Berlin. to sort of WOULDN'T It seem on- somebody If we sent a lot of Jewish athletes and there are many splendid ones scattered around to Berlin on our Olympic team, and our team " mopped up? Everybody In Hollywood turned out for a party to 11. O. Wells. "I think they thought lie was a visiting producer. - Sure sign of returning prosperity women hnve started In again, marrying the Mdivanl boys IRVIN S. COBS. C North AiYirtrnn Vrw.pnprr Alliance, Inc. WNU Scrvica.