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si THE HELPER JOURNAL, HELPER, UTAH The by OCTAVUS ROY COHEN CHAPTER V town of Marlnnd spread from the foot of the hill pn which stand the buildings of the university. Oak street, some three miles from the University, Is the chief shopping center of Marland. Archer street carries the traffic load. It runs east and west. At the four corners which mark the intersection of Oak and Archer there are two gas filling stations and two drug stores. The latter, however, open on Oak street, and next to one of them, one door from the corner, facing Archer street and west of Oak, Is the snug little gray stone home of the Marland .National bank. The Marland National bears an enviable reputation. It Is small but staunch, and on Its roster of directors one will find names which carry great weight even in the city of a quarter million which exists twenty miles away. It Is spoken of boastfully by natives of Marland, and Randolph Fiske, its president, is a real power in the community. This morning the morning of May third Randolph Fiske sat at hi? desk In the ollice which was maiked "President Private." He was a tall, man, fifty-eigyears of age, whose hair matched the gray of bis bank building. He had a fine, broad forehead and iron-grabrows from beneath which a pair of keen eyes peered In a manner which gave an y impression of unimpeachable effi- ciency. He was gazing attentively at a tiny bit of pasteboard. There was printing on Its surface printing, not embossing. It said simply: r- - James H. Hanvey Bankers' Protective Ass'n. Mr.. Fiske s eye roved to a yellow telegram which had arrived two days previously from New York. It was from headquarters of the Bankers' F'rotective association and was very explicit. "Our best operative arrives Marland morning May Third." Mr. Fiske heaved a sign of relief as he prepared to shift a very great burden to the shoulders of another man one professionally equipped to bear such burdens. He looked up at Miss Seward. "Show Mr. Hanvey in, please." Miss Seward put out a bony hand which trembled In protest "Surely, Mr. Fiske not that man The the terrible person who gave me that card." Fiske frowned. "I don't understand. Miss Seward. This man is a great detective." "There's a mistake, Mr. Fiske. This person couldn't detect anything: I'm very sure of that Just wait until you see him." She vanished in triumph, and Randolph Fiske stared after her. "What In the world. . . ?" Then At least she bad prehe smiled. pared him for a somewhat uncouth person. Probably a squat gentleman with a brown derby, square-toeshoes, a checkered vest and a dime's worth of chewing tobacco. Queer how these detective chaps al ways dressed so that there was no Ranmistaking their profession. dolph Fiske saw the door swing open. Then It closed and Mr. Fiske was rendered Inarticulate. Jim Hanvey was everything In the world which one Is quite sure a detective should not be. nis two hundred and sixty pounds of avoir-dupois was distributed with heavily inartistic effect; It wabbled when he moved . . . and he seemed to move with vast reluctance. But it was the head which rose above triple chins that filled RanThe face dolph Fiske with awe. was huge and round and utterly expressionless. Randoph Fiske was quite sure that never before In his life had he seen a human countenance so utterly devoid of Intelligence. It was yes, by George! it was the eyesl Round little eyes which were as vacant and coior- less as the orbs of a fish. The mass of flesh stood In the Fiske knew he was doorway. breathing; he could tell that by the fact that a rather remarkable contraption which appeared In the neighborhood of Jim llanvey's prodigious tummy kept moving rhythRandolph Fiske kept his mically eyes fascinatedly on that particular It hung from a haw apparatus serlike watch chain and was similar to nothing which the banker had ever before set eyes upon. It was long and slim and seemed to be made of gold. Then, without warning, the silence was punctured by a sleepy, drawly voice. "It's a toothpick, Mr. Fiske." "Huh?" The banker Jerked him self together. "Wh whnt's a tooth 1 . -- alley through which you can pass Into Oak street Day before yesterAntoinette Peyton, senior at the University of Marland, resents the bank was free of customd seventeen-year-olto and there day coed, Thayer's attentions Ivy Welch, Is a stormy scene, the tension being Increased by Max Vernon, another ers at two o'clock. We drew the curtains and shut the front doors." student, reproaching Ivy for "breaking a date" with him. Thayer and Vernon threaten each other. Larry Welch, Ivy's brother, professor at the uni"Were they locked" is s to by Tony to end his sister friendship with Thayer. versity, appealed "No. They never are. We have Welch and Tony Peyton are In love. Tony tells him she Is married to Thayer, but is his wife only In name. Larry determines to end Thayer's safety vaults In the basement and association with Ivy. Tony persuades him to wait until she has appealed they are open until five o'clock. to her husband. She does so, visiting him at a fraternity house. Tony ends There has to be some way for her visit to Thayer and departs. Vernon leaves the house almost Immediately afterwards. Welch's appeal to Ivy to end ber affair with Thayer Is clients to get into the building. We fruitless. He determines to see Thayer. He does so, and after he leaves, merely shut the doors and draw the Carmicino. frat house Janitor, finds Thayer dead, stabbed In the throat. curtains to keep our banking clients THE STORY FROM THE BEGINNING TOH r Hard to Account for the Likes and Dislikes Common to All Mankind THE UTAH LEGISLATURE d p Mk?" "This," Hanvey touched the trinket affectionately and detached It from his ctiain. "Swellest piece of Joolry I've got. A crook friend gave it to me. It's solid gold eighteen Pater-so- n out" karat Great Invention; feller Fiske turned away, but Hanvey "I guess not But can't you see always have to be running around how much easier It makes tilings?" examined the door. He saw that it was equipped on the Inside with a "You say they don't He to you?" hunting toothpicks when he's got one of these. Look !" He touched a "Well, the high class crooks don't. heavy spring lock. He turned and followed the banker. spring and a wicked little blade Only the bums.' Fiske. "Good Lord!" Fiske leaned back leaped out at Randolph Back In Fiske's office, the bankThat gentleman gave a perceptible In his chair and regarded Hanvey er resumed his story. Hanvey lolled with wide-eyewonder, "You are In a chair, apparently asleep. But Jump. "It It's very very remarkable," quite the most remarkable man I've occasionally bis eyes uncurtained ever met." for a moment and be regarded the he murmured. "And the fattest?" banker gravely before closing them Hanvey reattached the toothpick For the first time Fiske smiled. to the chain. The banker was staragain. "And the fattest" ing and wondering . . . and then "May first was a perfect day," Hanvey's eyes twinkled for a mo- said Fiske. "Warm and sunshiny the opaque eyes of Jim Hanvey He fumbled In the breast and almost like summer. As I said, were raised slowly until they met ment the gaze of the banker. Hanvey pocket of his coat and produced two we shut the door and drew the curthin and projectiles. spoke. tains at two o'clock sharp, so that He extended these toward his com- the Interior of the bank was effec"I am kind of panion. ain't I, Mr. Fiske?" tually concealed from anyone on "Have a cigar?" Mr. Randolph Fiske was comthe street At the same time everyFiske thanked him and accepted body went out to lunch except Miss pletely stripped of the poise upon He did one. Hanvey bit the end from the Seward and myself. Miss Seward which he prided himself. not answer, but picked up the other, held a match to it and In- is my secretary. She was the one slightly soiled card which lay on haled with vast relish. He blew a who brought you In here." cloud of smoke across the room and his desk. ' "Oh !" said Hanvey. And then Fiske turned startled eyes In his di- "Nice young lady." "You are James H. Hanvey?" "Uh-huIn person. Largely, I rection. There was no hint of humor In "They are kind of strong," said his heavy face, but Fiske chuckled might say." A. the P. man the B. detective genially. "Some folks "You're the delightedly. sent down here to investigate the like 'em." he ex"Efficient and sour," Fiske struggled heroically against robbery?" "But mighty loyal." plained. the asphyxiating effect of the vio"Yes." "I knew she must be something." lent fumes. Then they got the betMr. Fiske was getting himself "She was behind ber desk and I under control. He sought refuge In ter of him. had Just gone out to speak with frankness. "May I open another window?" he her. At about ten minutes after "I Imagine my actions have been Inquired weakly. two o'clock the front door opened. "Sure. That'll be fine." Hanvey I didn't think exceedingly discourteous, Mr. Hananything of it a box vey. I apologize and only wish to eyed the second cigar which lay holder, most likely. The man" on the desk. "Ain't you goexplain that you somewhat startled "Remember what he looked like?" me. You see, you are not not ex- ing to smoke yours?" "Only vaguely. He was slim and "I'll try one of my own, if yon actly the sort of detective about He didn't look quietly dressed. don't mind." which I've read." like a crook." "I wish I was," breathed . HanAs the banker moved toward the "Crooks never do." vey ecstatically. "Gosh I I love mys- window, Jim sighed relievedly. He "He walked straight up to the tery stories. Them fellers slire are rescued the unused cigar and tucked cage where I was talking to Miss It back In his breast pocket with Seward. First thing 1 knew about real affection. Jim's cigars wer.- a anything being wrong was when source of perpetual worry he was Miss Seward uttered a little shriek always afraid that some day some I turned around and saw the man one would smoke one of them. was pointing a gun at us. Fiske seated himself again. "You'd "The robber was polite, but very like to hear about the robbery?" he positive. He told us to back into asked. the vault which we have on this "Yeah if you want." floor. Then he saw me looking to "Isn't that what you came for?" ward the electric buttons which we "Reckon so." have all over the place they are "Then why don't you ask me some police signals and he warned me questions?" that if I made a move to touch one. "Gosh ! Mr. Fiske how do I know he'd kill me. I believed him." what to ask? I'm waiting for yon "Wise man," murmured Jim. to tell me, and you're waiting until "He herded us Into the safe and you're sure I didn't escape from followed us. 1 noticed then for the some zoo." first time that he carried a little Randolph Fiske threw back his black satchel. He stuffed it with head and laughed. "You win, Hanall the currency we had In the safe Now shoot !" about one hundred thousand dolvey. lars and then started back Into Jim's face did not change. "When?" the tank. Of course, I knew he In"Day before yesterday May first tended locking Miss Seward and at ten minutes after two o'clock." myself In. "How much?" "This happened quickly but It "The robber got away with ap- didn't seem quick to us. Miss Se "I Am Kind of Alnt proximately one hundred thousand ward was crying, but he had dollars In currency." warned her not to scream, and she I, Mr. Fiske?' Hanvey blinked. "Lot of cash didn't The robber moved Into the slick. I never could figure out how for a little bank like this." main pnrt of the batik. And then '' He paused and Hanvey promptthey do their tricks." "Plenty. We were making up the Another shock for the banker. pay roll for the Mnrland mills. ed. "Then what?" He blinked. "Harmon Burke came back from They pay on the third." "And you don't work like the de"Stick-up?- " lunch. He's the cashier and teller. queried the detective. tectives in books?" "Yes." He came In the back way." I ain't slick, Mr. "Tell me all about it" "Golly, no. "What happened when he came Fiske. don't hardly know any Fiske rose and Invited Hanvey to in?" dicks who are. Lemme tell you follow him. They passed from his said Fiske grimly, "Plenty," something." Hanvey leaned confi private office Into the bank proper. "First thing I knew of Burke's redentially across the desk and his Under the amazed eyes of Miss turn was when he and the robber Fiske conducted started shooting at each other." Seward, sleepy eyes held the attention of Helen the banker. "My kind of work ain't Hanvey to the front door and gesHanvey made a chuckling noise so hard. And why? Suppose I go tured to the broad thoroughfare with his lips. I start off wrong. on a case. Al) passing east and west "This Burke must be a real fight-iright, nobody's the wiser, and when "That is Archer street," said piece of furniture." I find out I'm on the wrong track "He Is. Though I never suspectFiske. "The north and south street I start again. Same thing always. is Oak. Oak Is a shopping street ed It before." A detective can make all the mis "Is he here?" but Archer is the main traffic artakes In the world, Mr. Fiske but tery. Lots of cars going by here all "Yes. They had him at the hosIf he happens to do one thing right the time. You will notice that this pital until yesterday evening. He he lands the man he's after ; see?" bank Is the only commercial estabwas hit In the fleshy part of the leg. "Yes I see." lishment on Archer street Do you He came back this morning." "But the crook, gosh I the poor follow me?" Fiske touched the buzzer on his If he feller hasn't got a chance. "Easy," grunted Jim. "You sure desk and Miss Seward answered the summons. slips Just one time, he's caught He do talk explicit" has to do everything right The deFiske stepped back Into the bank. "Ask Mr. Burke if he'd mind steptective only has to do one thing "Our banking business starts at ping In here." nine In the morning and stops at right And there yon are." A few seconds later the door Fiske had been studying his vis two. At two o'clock dally and on opened and a figure entered. liar find to now amazed He was Itor. Saturday at twelve we get rid of mon Burke, having seen Hanvey en himself warming to the ungainly our last customer. Then we contor the bunk, exhibited no surprise There was an almost ceal the Interior of the bank by at the person. grotesque appearance of the childish simplicity aboilt Hanvey pulling the shades so." detective. Gargantuan alwhich gave Fiske confidence He stepped behind the open door But Hanvey blinked several times. though he told hmself that the man and pulled a simile which rose up So this was the man who leaped was a caricature. from the bottom of the door. The into battle, with a bank robber! "The B. P. t wired me," he said heavy green shade rose along the He Inspected the cashier with keen slowly, "that you are their best op- glass surface until it was higher Interest than a man's head. erative." Harmon Burke was a little bit of "There are similar curtains on a man, "Hooey!" grinned Hanvey. "I've scarcely more than five feet Just been lucky that's all. You spe both windows," he went on. "As in and of a weight which It's tills way: Most all the crooks soon as we get the last customer couldheight not have been greater than are my friends, and they don't He out we pull the curtains up. and hundred lie had roving pounds. to tiic so that makes things pretty then all of the employees except eyes which seemed rather bright two or three go out for a bite ot wrists of easy." amazing thinness and The banker gasped. "Crooks are lunch. They Invariably go out the hands which seemed too large fin Is your friends? I never heard of back door. That door, which his body. my office, opens onto a little such a thing." BE don't vicious-lookin- funny-lookin- Funny-Lookin- 1 (TO CONTl.NL'KDJ A sales tax law introduced in the senate of the Utah legislature Is planned as a major effort in securing funds to aid the unemployed of Utah. The bill provides that ; "From and after May 31, 1933, there Is hereby levied a tax on every retail sale made within the state equivalent to 2 per cent of the purchase price paid ; or, in case of retail sales involving the exchange of property, equivalent to 2 per cent of the consideration, including the fair market value of the property exchange at the time and place of the exchange." Boxing, wrestling, and theatrical performances would be taxed ; the malt syrup, telephones, electricity and gas are favored with a mention In this bill. The measure provides that the term "sale" includes instalment and credit sales, and the exchange of properties as well as their sale for money ; every closed transaction to constitute a sale. Also, "every purchase of tangible personal property cr service, or product, made by a person for his personal use, consumption or profit shall be deemed a retail sale." The title of the bill Is "The Unemployment and Tangible Property Relief Act of 1933." The bill requires retailer and proprietors of places of amusement and entertainment to take out an annual license. The price of the license is $2 per calendar year. If the state tax commission, which has the administration of the tax features of the act, so determines, it may revoke the license of any person violating any provision of the act, and in such case no license can be issued to the violator for two years thereafter. Persons who engage in business without a license are subject to a fine of $20 to $299, and to imprisonment up to six months for each offense. Persons selling only commodities exempt from taxation tinder the act are not required to take out any license. The vendor of taxable commodities or service must collect the tax from the consumer and make returns to the Btate tax commission by the fifteenth of the "Taste is not the only thing for which there is no accounting," said Mr. Cato Ninetails. "Likes and dislikes are quite as unaccountable. Most of us would be pretty hard rut to it to explain some of our own; and as for those of other people well, they are beyond reason. We, all of us, undoubtedly dislike some people that, considering everything that is known about them, we should like; and we all of us like some people that we know, from what we know about them, we should not like. I doubt whether this state of affairs is distinctively human. The action of dogs often indicate that they feel the same way about it, and I am inclined to suspect that it extends to all animate nature. "Likes and dislikes that concern food, drink and amusements are quite as divergent and quite as This has long been noted and entered in the records, which show, for Instance, that one man's fish is another man's poison, and that what is whitebait to one man is bete noir to another all of which would tend to indicate that we are gastrically as erratically discriminating as mentally, or temperamentally. "Perhaps temperament has more to do with it than either physical or mental digestion. There are some most worthy persons who are most attractive; but perhaps when It Is considered that there are also worthy persons, food, drink and amusements that are unattractive, the situation, with all its risks and temptations, averages up in the way w.orldly affairs usually do. "Many persons have declared that life Is complicated, and in a detached and contemplative mood most of us will agree to this; but comparatively few people suspect It except on special occasions and , In embarrassing emergencies. The rest of the time it seems to be pretty humdrum as It is; with a daily routine that is more often a bore than a problem. This Is Just as well, as In the long run It seems certain that nerves and blood pressure will following month. The tax commission has the option of using the stamp tax method of collecting the tax, such as is now used in connection with the cigaret sales tax law. It is made unlawful like. " 'I'll say there are, he exclaimed ; 'plenty of them! "And others that you like?" "'Uni-m-m- , well, yes a few.' " 'I feel the same way, and I suppose that everybody does. Why do you suppose it is so?" " 'It's merely a wise provision of nature to make the world more interesting. " Indianapolis News. Makes Point Against One Evolution Theory The fact that both human btlngs and the great apes of 2,000,000 to 3,000,000 years ago belonged to the giant class of creatures, says Gerrlt S. Miller, noted mammalogist, practically invalidates any presumption that one is derived from the other. Such a derivation was the original Darwinian thesis which still is maintained by many anthropologists. No case Is known, Miller declares In the Journal of the American Society of Mammaloglsts, in which a race of "giants" hns given rise to a new line of development equivalent to the development of man from the great apes. If this actually hap- pened, he says, it was In violation evoof apparently lutionary trends. However, he does not deny the descent of man from simian ancestors, which Is well demonstrated by other lines of evidence. Pathfinder Magazine. HOW TO STOP A COLD QUICK AS YOU CAUGHT IT for any dealer to advertise that he will absorb the tax, or any part of A New It Returns to the tax commission are to be kept Becret, except in case of court actions involving the facts shown in the report Money collected by the sate from this tax Is to be retained by the state treasurer In an emergency relief fund. The house voted down a resolution for submitting prohibition repeal to the voters of Utah. Budget control and the code revision have been accomplished. endure being bored with more fortitude than being mentally racked. "The skill with which nature callouses us to our condition simplifies the complications of our likes and dislikes. For the most part, we don't take them very seriously. There they are and what of it? Those whom we don't like, we avoid; those whom we do like, we seek. To be sure, the relationship becomes a little involved when those whom we seek don't like us; but they have the usual protective mechanism, and it all works out with a fairly satisfactory degree of tranquility. " 'Buck, I said, 'I suppose that there are some people that you don't Method Doctors Everywhere Are Advising FOLLOW DIRECTIONS PICTURED BELOW 1 A law allowing the governor to order bank holidays and also moratorium on auto license fees was dashed through the legislature. , A move to alter the Utah Income tax law is believed to be a dead issue and the idea of changing the banking laws of the state is making little progress. The house has voted in favor of an law, sought by organized labor ; it has considered the state's incursion into the power business, as represented by the plant in Logan canyon, and it has decided to add the Dixie college to the institutions of Utah as a Junior college. The lower house has decided to reduce interest rates on delinquent taxes and has made a s!ai h at loan sharks. Both the house and senate approved a measure to confer on Gov. Blood the highest powers ever conferred on a Utah state executive. Through the adoption of House Bills 197 and 200, the governor is virtually dictator of the state finances with authority to suspend appropriations made by the legislature, or to close any state department or Institution for 00 days or more should an emergency arise. The plan is to permit the governor to provide emergency relief for residents of the state. He may adopt and enforce such regulations as he shall deem expedient or necessary for the administration of emergency relief and is empowered to do all things reasonable and necessary to carry out the purposes of the act for the prevention of suffering and sickness nmong destitute residents of the state. Bills introduced in the house are to provide for greater safety in motor traffic. 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