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Arlington News (Newspaper) - December 24, 1942, Arlington, Iowa THE ARLINGTON NEWS OFTHE NORMS RELEASE THE STORY BO FAR Charlotte Cherry an hai been at Saint Dorothea convent school since she was seven years She al most nothing about her early but has gradually realised that like other Clrls at the school she bas no family anil questions whether she has a right to her fathers Judge Judson Marsh banks and Emma Haskell are her co When she Ik twenty Marsh banks tells her that Emma has gotten her a secretarial position In Ban Fran cisco with wealthy old Porteons She toes flrst to the Marsh banks mansion and dines alone with the judge as his yonng and his are dining out Kelly an drops and Fran and Amy stop on their way As they Cherry hears laughing reference to her convent clothes anil she Is Life with Porter Is and she Is thrilled when horseback riding In the park with stops to talk with her while she Is motoring with her em Later he sends her a box of candy and she Is Jealous when she sees him with Fran at a party given by Emma tells Cherry that her was Cherrys Kelly takes Cherry along so Fran will visit his Sansallto and it Is evident that he Is very much In love with but later he tells Cherry despondently that Fran has promised the judge she will not see him any Porter leaving Cherry Now continue with the CHAPTER DC Im In trtronble and Ive been and I wondered If youd and take me for a drive stam mered Im allall alone Marchioness Kelly instantly Hold ev and Ill be there in twenty and you come on over here and have supper with Hey Good girl I was just feeling very low and blue and well fix each oth er Im on my way I Kelly would not let her begin on the story of her troubles until she had Then he piled things on a carried them came back to sit in the chair opposite stuffing his pipe and looking expectantly toward whos been mean to you She gave him a flicker of a but immediately her face was se rious I feel so ashamed of having both ered you with itl But felt that I was going and you were the only friend I could think I just thought that if you were coming to town you might take me for a I didnt mean all this I tell you my ne re minded drawing on his You we girls at Saint Doro theas never know much about our It isnt a regular you There arent any vaca and no relatives coming to see Thats the school you came from I was there thirteen from the time I was But I remembered my mother before Im In trtrouble and Ive Deen and f wondered if youd come and take me for a drive stammered went on talk call or two to make in Atherton and and that I had a nurse named Fran told me something about At least 1 thought she was my and I used to imagine that my mother had I because someone had left money to take care of Judge Marshbanks was my guard I Gp then when I came down and theyd found me a position with Emma told me one daythat she was my mothers sis ter She wasnt a nurse at she is my aunt I A huh I dont think it was a jolt be cause she was a housekeeper and because Id always thought of her as a Cherry Close to tears again she looked blandly into the darting daggers and of the and tried to steady My dear Kelly Coates taking his pipe from his loads of people are going to love dont you worry Cherry laughed stealth ily wiped her and went you Porter left me some bully for her I Kelly com Have a good cry over that read the will The house is going to be a and lets of the furniture will be left and Amy gets a and we all get Cherry paused as if undecided how to then rushed But after theyd read the Amy and the judge and I were having tea in the and we were talking about what Amyd do and what Id do and all and I happened to call Emma Aunt But hes Hed know that she was your that wasnt And when Amy seemed surprised 1 just said that I called her that and Amy didnt pay any at ing about and that Aunt Emma was so fine even if she was rather andthen he said that his broth er Fred was really a good person but impulsive and always getting into trouble His brother Fred Kelly had kneeled to straighten a slipped log in the He shot her a look over his Fred was Amys father Amys namtf is Amy Marsh Thats right There was an other brother Only Amys Kelly stopped his pipe halfway to his mouth and stared at he in a brief sound like a And it killed Cherry not crying but pale and beginning to be agitated killed me Shes always had every have more its not that Its that they all loved her and wanted her and theyve made so much of her and shes al ways I dont want anything she they love her She steadied suddenly at the sight of his attentive but not too sympa thetic face and for a moment looked at him in I she went on gaining selfcontrol with every I mean that sickened me to think that Amy and I are half sis and that my could treat my mother so mother was so and she was ill so long And she got and I spent all those years at Saint Dorotheas while Amy was travel ing Her voice trailed off into an ashamed silence the look she turned to Kelly became aggrieved and then For a full min ute neither and then Cherry said something Dont you think thats terrible You rather 1 Kelly that things in your background had been somewhat ir regular I 1 did They dont tell you anything at Saint you but of course the girls And we read Why is it so much worse to that your father came of a good and that he really tried to do what could for you I suppose it was he who supported your Em mas and left money to take care of you Yes the judge said so Youre better off than I said Youre Im Youve got all the world before and Im so damned in love with a married woman that I dont know what to do with my He glanced at his Its Im going to run you They went out into the darkness to the He stopped at the gloomy Porter mansion and got out and went up to the door with Youll never know what youve done for me Cherry said in the dark columns of the You did something for me Ive been seeing blue devils all he went on in a brighter heres a If you get too you telephone and if Im going crazy any time Ill tele phonf and well walk it off There are swell walks up over the hills over my How about it I would think it the nicest thing that ever happened to she said in a low Its a Theres only pne If we do thatthen I mightnt ever have any Cherry her hand in You know what you ought to get for that His arm held her his lips brushed her forehead and he was Emma had gone with her kitten to the country and Cherry was to Menlo and who would pick Cherry up for the return trip after Cherry had introduced herself to her new landlady and inspected her When she and Fran were in the Fran said Run the window will Cherry Its Wouldnt you rather have the side windows down s I want to speak to go the old will please Fran when she could speak to the For I promised Id stop at the antique The young Frenchman did not turn his But he nodded slight wait a I think well do that after we leave Miss Rawl ings hi Palo Fran changed it Now whats she about Cherry Shes meeting someone Ive not seen Kelly Coates for Fran presently said as if reading Cherrys He but I havent happened to be I like He likes Cherry said dar You see Kelly now and dont you Fran Now and Lately The day we closed up Por ters was day before saw him Cher ry omitting any mention of the Sausalito We walked a little while in the You like him a dont you the hoarse voice with its hid den notes of laughter and of tears asked Cherry felt the blood in her she swal Too Fran said Im sorry about Kelly I was very unhappy when I married she presently went and I told him that although I didnt love him as I might love some man some day hes twentytwo years older than I you know But thats all the more Fran began after a why I should play fair with She I wonder if you will do something for Id be so Marsh Portrait of m Man Colyuming Blindfolded Styles in war books foreign correspondents came back and authored tomes on how things looked in the Old Ameri cas chances for staying Some said the war wouldnt touch some argued that wed better get something over our but Next came the books on those whod smelled Now theres a third Frederick Louis and describe their expe riences in the Axis clinks they were jammed into when the blowoff The way to go nuts is to read one of the and then re read one of the earlier ones which counseled us not to that Hit ler wanted nothing from A good example of a take it easy book is The It will take a lot of Yankee Doodle victories to make many American dopes realize weve got a pretty scrappy army and lamebrains keep on resisting good When the flash came from the South Pacific that our forces had slapped the kimpnas off the they grumbled its Then theyd How can you tell until you get the Tokyo re port Meaning theyjprefer to trust the enemy rather than Washington On the other they swal low rumors like Give them anything that looks bad for us and they polish it up and peddle it ea But that can be Whenever you hear a jackass sell ing a ask How do you know Its a quicker smother er than Doodlings You can leave money in most hotel rooms and come back with a reasonable chance of finding it But leave a razor and its a gone Are cham bermaids growing beards that theyve got to go south with the blades theyre gonna be hard to get The weeks prize patsy was the songwriter who went to see his doc on what was giving him the The medico stung him for advice to cut down on coffee One theater man ager said his house is equipped with earphones for the hard of hearing and with smoked glasses for the Pulitzer Prize them from knowing too much about the who is notoriously ratted for a smaller price than Be nito was The way it looks now neither will get a but when the Duce peddled himself Christmas Rush Raises Problem For Big Stores Preparations for Handling Shoppers Begun in Christmas is a headache for man agers of big department Not only must the demand for presents be anticipated months in but more help must be and the entire store A big store faces a monumental task when it prepares for Christ It is a task that begins right after New Years and ends on Christmas eve the following Every department store has sim ilar problems to but the larg er stores have to make plans on a scale that will accommodate an enormous expansion of One large New York department for has as much floor space as a fair sized 45 During the Christmas rush it has sold almost a million dollars worth of Actual planning gets under way immediately after Christmas when executives study errors that were made and draw up plans to avoid the same mistakes next Sales volumes of various departments are and bottlenecks are re moved as far as possible by enlarg ing some departments and ing Spring finds the store placing or ders for the following Christ mas cards are bought in Con tracts for Christmas boxes which are let in July are followed shortly by orders for many tons of holiday Extremely important is the job of forecasting sales of Certain staple lines can be predicted with considerable but novelty goods have to wait almost until the following August finds employment begin ning upward The store is normally staffed with peo but more are needed to handle the holiday Thou sands of applicants must be inter viewed for jobs that range from the man who cleans gum off the floor to redcheeked Santa Each employee must first pass a rigid physical examination before he is finally accepted and given instruction in his special The greatest problem of all is presented by the toy which expands from a staff of about 50 people to more than work Display cases and tables hold ing different toys must be arranged and to permit customers to buy their gifts with a minimum of confusion and The additional workers not only have to be but they also have to be Cafeteria sched IMPROVED UNIFORM INTERNATIONAL SUNDAY I CHOOL Lesson By HAROLD Of The Moody Bible Institute of Released by Western Newspaper i Lesson for December 27 as a slave to Der Fuehrer it looked are rearranged and set with as though he would pick up a few The were riding They had smacked down the Low and Norway and Den When France succumbed Be nito figured he could share the spoils without risking his So he de clared himself Look at him Laval didnt even have a He went over to the Heel from Berlin when the frantic Fueh rer didnt have a thing to offer Maybe he betrayed the French peo I pie for the sheer pleasure of being a I His whole record stamps I him as a guy who really enjoys do ing somebody a dirty so banks I To begin Fran said with I a direct smite from under her silky I There are a lot of things you can black and ultramodern say about of them bad dont call me Marshbanks until now nobody ever ac It sounds as if I were an elderly i cused him of being a And vVhat can I do Im trying to think it exact Fran I think I mean that Id like you to be a friend his declaration for a Nazi victory leaves him all the way out on a Maybe the habit of double crossing people has become so strong that hes doublecrossing of and help him see hes on the record as Her my If I were Fran tins official bootlicker and Mil wuyuujr auu j leave tor Palo Alto in a few to take possession of a room in the house of one and to summerschool work and to do certain amount of coaching so as to ta able to enter otfut jiffi But afterward Amy want out and then the judge asked me if Emma had told me about and I said because I thought that was ail he all he meant That Aunt Emma wan I iar student in the On par1 and took her up to I Ocular day the was going down in whicfl was moM did ha I fiTO QB CONTINUUM ft went on Id marry But Im not You two years than two years when wed been mar perhaps eighteen months or told Jud that I wanted to live my own I didnt want to be his wife any I went restless and and it was I didnt want to be his wife Fran continued Perhaps Im a little less scrupulous than I might be wont say I hate the wordj But about friendships with liking I cant help Ive made And to Cherrys astonishment the dark eyes so near her own were suddenly Ive made such a mess of my life so Fran that Im going to play the game So if ypu Fran as Cherry continued to watch her in silent put that to Kel He likes He thinks youre And you nowadays I dont see him at I promised Jud Id not see him unless it was and it is This is your place it looks com fortable Fran said as the car Ask Rousseau to go to the gas station in will and well find out there where the Rasmussen place And well be back for you at delightfully de scended at a green hedge not too well large He speaks the wordage Joe Goeb bels authors for For two years he had to fake his sentiments and pretend to be working for his own When he cut loose last week his words didnt surprise unless hes for gotten how to can have one at the expense of the When the invincible Fascist legions got their schnozzolas rubbed in the Af rican Berlin hustled Rommel in there to show Rome how to hum ble the That was the third sneer Berlin had for the oth er two having been sneered in Al bania and But now that Rommel has turned tail and tint ed for cover a stunt believed lo be patented by the Fascist Be nito must feel It gives him and the master a lot in common next time they stage a huddle at the Brenner Maybe that laugh is all Musso will get out of the The Magazines Harpers offers a bangup adventure yarn in A Long Way from Its Jacqueline Clarkes report on how the neutral ship carrying her to her bridegroom in England was torpedoed by the Nazi water The author is the gal who was so comic as the male in Blithe Her eight days in an open with the Atlantic Sile juggling are a readymade Herbert Hoover makes Colliers with an outline of how well have to feed Europes hungry whan the aavages have been tamed clockwork precision to provide for the heavy seasonal Ordinarily 14 18 nurses and four dentists are sufficient to take care of any accidents occur ring in the This staff is as sisted by eight additional doctors during the holiday Wheel chairs strategically placed through out the store are ready to give in stant service for any customer or clerk who is overcome by the work or crush of the No detail can be overlooked to make the entire store function smoothly as a For every clerk there are two other workers handling wrapping taking or ders and doing some of the multi tudinous tasks that are needed to run a big For can you speak only or or Italian The store has 700 interpreters capable gf speaking at least one foreign lan guage who stand ready to accom modate Of course the planning is not per Problems will arise and in convenient situations will But you can be sure that every effort will be made to straighten them out before a single showcase is moved into position for next years Christmas shopping Select Childrens Books Teacher Urges Books given to children at Christ mas are a valuable element in the development of the according to Mary Venable of the Uni versity of Tennessee Nursery Factors to be considered in the selection of childrens says are suitability to the childs age and development choice of words contained in the story amount of action number of illus trations and degree of She also says that there should be some humorous stories in a childs Lesson subjects and Scripture texts L lected and copyrighted by International Council of Religious Education used by DYNAMIC CHRISTIAN LIVING LESSON GOLDEN not overcome of but overcome evil with is a word witK an attraction for both young and It speaks of but not just brute There is personal ity with its all around attrac tiveness and usefulness as the essen tial element of this kind of It may surprise some of us to hear that this is the kind of life every Christian and to by the grace of Not that each one will have the gifts of lead or the personal qualifications which mark some for places of pub lic but that each may have divine power working in and through his Such a life can be lived only as Gods power is able to flow through a surrendered This must begin in the and in the depth of his own Then it will ap pear in his relationship to his breth ren in the and ultimately in his life in the In the Heart It is only the believer who is ready to serve The unregen erate man needs not con Having he is ready for the transforming work of God which will bring him out into a place of freedom and spiritual Notice that this is brought about by an act of the We are to present ourselves as a living That is pur God will respond in Conformity to this world 2 is the blight on the church and on the individual believer which so hampers the work of Christ in the world The worldly Christian is an The call then is for nonconformity to the world and surrender to the transforming grace of Then there will be both true humility 3 and full confidence in Gods In the Church The dynamic living of the Chris1 tian is not something to be paraded before the a thing of which we may be It as we have in the and then gives itself in earnest living within other Here we note that being dynamic does not mean only being a live It may express itself hi quiet ness which is graciously powerful in goodness which overcomes evil in love which weeps with the sor rowing or in humility which is will ing to touch the These verses are full to overflow ing with the kind of instruction if would make the fellowship of the church well nigh For hi honor preferring one another would put an end to church thought If all were fervent in serving the Lord there would be no problem about getting the work of the church and Sunday school and done If Christians were patient in trib would continue instant in and rejoice in we would at once be free from com and weak or unhappy church We could go but the teaching of the Word is so plain that what we need to do is to practice In the World Take that plan to have things honest in the sight of all Bishop Moules comment is particularly He says the Christian is to be nobly indifferent to the worlds thought and word when he is sure that God and the world But he is to be seriously attentive to the worlds ob were the world more or less acquainted with the Christian precept or and more or less conscious of its truth and Early Christmas Tree Christmas tree decorations in 1604 are reported in an early note At Christmas they set up fir trees in the parlors of and hang thereon roses cut out of manycol ored gold sweets and so Christmas Cakes Christmas iced cookies and other goodies are survivals of the old custom of giving confectionery gifts to the senators of is or it may be to see if it governs the Christian How then does the Christian be have toward the world He does not return evil for How often Christians have failed at that becoming involved in a blow for blow conflict with some worldly man or How much bet ter to live peaceably with all men as far as it is possible to do The Christian is not to seek re The injustice suffered may be confidently left in the hand of He will make it right in due season and in His own He will judge where we might be We might be too severe He will be The way to deal with such situations is by the coals of fire method It really We ought to use it more Verse 21 sums up the whole mat Instead of letting the evil of this world get the best of the Christian will overcome evil with It seems just now that such a plan does not that evil has taken the upper but let us wait a The final accounting haa not yet been ;