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The OREGON STATESMAN, Salem, Oregon, Saturday Montis. NorewW 14, 1931
"No Favor Sways Us; No Fear Shall Awe"
V From First Statesman, March 28, 1851
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To the "Editor Oregon Statesman:
The Gospel Mission
Nov. 13, If SI
Dear Sir: -
Mr attention has been directed
to an Issue of recent date con
taining a contribution from Rev.
J. R. Buck veiling a criminal
libel under cover of "our Pen
dleton. Ore., paper.4 la it to
escape criminal prosecution Rev,
Buck "passes the buck" to Pen
dleton T Pendleton - passes to
Portland. Portland td Seattle, Se
attle to Indiana, and Indian to
While the statements submit
ted are falsehoods, on I trust is
true "he probably had no voca
tion at all." The fact that I
had been duly ordained is then
prima-facie evidence that I must
hare 'landed one. "Landing a
vocation" is, needless to say, a
lone, delicate and difficult pro-
4ir-uMiCQirixrwD CP A TTT TYINfi'S nlan for reduction 01 cess. It Is a work requiring more
- v.... " r . art than the landing of-a six-
Entered at the Pottoffic at Salem, Oregon. Second-cias
Hotter. Published every morning except Monday. Bueines$
office, tl5 S. Commercial Street.
Un fluhnrrlntlon Rates. In Advance. Within Oregon :
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By City Carrier: S cents a month: $5.00 a year to advance. Per
Copy I cents. On trains and News Stand I cents-
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PROPEtlED BY ROCKETS AND k
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JNGS UNTIL IT HITS ANO DE. ?
Cuts in Highway Salaries
1 .oi.n-Da ,' Viiahwav dftDartment strikes us as a .a
ocmwv- a At . j ... i i. i uvuuu uwai.
'"forced levy . lie proposes mai me sain uc wt v Thft lowing comment on
duration of the emersrencv and the savings go to provide em- "ciippine" published is to
TteTneTit for other men. This may sound well on the surface, found in the Oregon state li-
,nmt it wiU hardly stand the test of examination, lfsucn a tev ;uirathoVP Boyd
leveling is to start why stop with the highway department? Vtf pagelSo.
A CilMAM rttt
SHOOTS A fOW.'
TWII WHICH t
NEW HJCH SKEO
NAL5 FOI LATER
Monday: The Devil's Namesake.
I think I knew 'Father Joe
when he was a fine athletic boy j
in a famous Irish college. I j
wonder what his mother would
think if she read this"! Dr. Bar
rett continues: "By Imitating
BITS for BREAKFAST
By R. J. HENDRICKS-
.Why not go through ail the public offices' and make similar
forced drafts? . -
We think the commissioner confuses -issues. Salary
schedules should be fixed as a separate and distinct problem
of th commission. Thev should be determined by the char-
Bcter of service required, comparison with similar salaries the methods of true bigots such
4pw here, and with the abilitv of the state to pay. It is folly (clippings) give the utmost en-
Jo compare Oregon's salary schedule with that of California courapement possibles for the pro
as has been done; for the whole salary scale for teachers and JJon "g"
Oiner puOllC servants is iar mguer men; um uwc. to say the least unchristian to
is wealthier and a much better "spender' Salaries here republish unproven charges with
eV.! Ina nrt tViA merits of our own situation. end in view of defamation.
. It fa tntbrir proper for the commfasion to overhaul the SISZWSS
'entire hichwav denartment as to personnel and salaries, it tt Bftftm(, Ta tt. .. w.w
fehould put every division under the test and retain only tne lighten non-Catholics as to the hom!" Reading from the Hub-
men who are maKing troou tneir jous ana nx luen. sawucs 1 ucoui 01 vimuucum! oara dooi
Bavings can De maue propei iy aim uuuuiauiji men Master had a kindly glance for
be made, by all means and the savings go into tne general peter the first ex-priest, for had
iund or accrue to the benefit of the motorists who are foot- not Peter denied and deserted
ing the highway bills. The salary schedule of the engineering Himr More than a down of
tetaff should not be determined with respect to how much ffer'. day! b? cS
can be extracted to prive to some one else. Moreover the sal- hcs make lisrht of their misdeeds.
ary scale should be fixed for an indefinite term,' and not for what hypocrisy lies behind this
the "duration of the emergency". "Vf"6?1'', rodv' , ,
The new commission ought to make one of its first tasks uieopliemLne dL"
, a study of the highway department organization. It should fenge C( poisoning wells" as
niva YinaA si 4-Via orifiKigms fio4- h n va hMn VftlPPn hV SPTI I Nvmtn rails it th kaat
Spaulding and others and bore into the situation far enough o, making Romat i cath- jeaej. TSSJ
10 una oui u ine criticisms arc jusmieu u uuu Appiuatucu i peT
from that angle it should have the nearty co-operation 01
Commissioner Klein and we believe it would have. The old
commission wanted no interference, and wanted to rule as a
self-contained unit without much responsibility to the gov
ernor or any one else.
There is one other danger that we note in the present
trend. That is to make the highway commission ;he pack-
horse for charity. The commission can do something along
. the line of employment relief but it ha a limit to its capacity.
: Its primary duty is to build roads and build them as well
i and as cheaply as possible. It has deviated under the neces
sity of things last winter and this to spend money with the
first object of giving employment. The people of the various
counties can't expect this to continue indefinitely ; they have
" By FAITH
Brown's son in Salem:
(Continuing from yesterday:)
The colored orderly of Governor
Shannon was sent with the mes
sage to "General" Jones. Great
rejoicing followed, among the
mob of 2,000. A shout went up:
"The damn Tanks have accepted
our terms and wo are off for
"But Shannon was still a pris
oner. He signed, an agreement to
recognize all abolition army com
panies as Kansas militia, and he
further commissioned 'J. Brown'
as captain." (He also issued an
order to Sheriff Jones to not in
terfere with Branson, Holcomb.
the "seditious" editor, or any
other free-state man on account
of any offense that they were
supposed to have committed.
From the book: "And so
articulate in Oregon,
Buck might with some suc
cess unmuffle some of his own
ameceaenis. "Be carerui," says
Saint Ambrose, "he in truth Is
Impugned in vain who is accused
of impiety by the impious.
If outsiders were certain that
some propagandists were other
than manlkln-Jehovahs they
would begin to be Interested in i
the light on the bushel.
J. FRANK MATHEWS.
Editor, The Statesman:
The Paris Peace Pact
As the Kellogg-Briand Pact
"The high contracting narties
a responsibility of their own which they can't saddle off onto jagree tnat tae Women t or soiu-
the highway commission.
All for a Dollar
TT is heartening to learn there is a good response to the an-
tion of all disputes or conflicts, of
whatever nature or of whatever
origin mey may be, wnlch may
arise among them, shall never be
sought except by peaceful means."
Tne above treatr has hpn alrn.
nual roll call of the Red Cross. People have not forgotten ed by all the nations except two or
the service of the Red Cross in wartime, and they have a L,ne0 south American countries,
kindly feeling toward it still. The Red Cross is not just a In,' ."l11
wartime agency. It is a peacetime organization a3 well. It is wond today win be inclined to
-ja-nauon-wiae organization equippea 10 renaer immediate re- as, are tnese same nations still
aonnel, the experience in handling situations that arise in
case of fire or flood or earthquake, and above all the confi
dence of the people.
Its method of financing its activities is unique yet mer
itorious. It seeks to be pre-eminently a humanitarian organ
ization, controlled by the people, supported by the people, said a man who oug to
vuriuii lur uie peopie. 00 it seera small contriDUtions irom tnow wnat the facts are, "that
in case of great disaster. It possesses the trained per- pIlln jp expenditures for arma-
1 ii . ; 1 ji! u j.. 1 1- 1 . I men is: But few of ihMA name
Americans seem to realize that the
United States is spending more for
military purposes than any other
nation on earth! You don't have
to take my word for that. The
American people should under-
covered the prairies. The settlers
busied themselves getting in
wood from the groves that lined
the raTlnes; they bullied houses
and barns, and made ready for
the next year's planting."
Largo covered wagon trains
came in the spring of IS 56 from
the anti-slavery states. There was
to be another election in isovem
ber, that would go a long way in
making Kansas a free territory
and state. U. S. army force came
to "keep the peace", which meant
that they would back up the bo
gus territorial government, and
carry out the wishes of Governor
Shannon. He was playing a wait
ing game he would get his re
A grand Jury at Lecompton
met and indicted Branson, Hol
comb, the "Free State hotel", and
Holcomb's newspaper office. The
next night the hotel and news
paper office were "captured" by
the sheriff and burned, and hous
es and stores of abolitionists
looted, their goods being confis
cated on the ground that they
were the property of law break
ers. Quoting the Hubbard book:
"Meantime Captain (John)
Brown was at work In an out of
the way spot 15 miles from home,
with Oliver, helping to build a
house for a newly arrived (sick)
settler. . . Fred. Owen and Sal
mon were earning $1 a day and
board, bridge building near Hick
.millions of people that it may keep that intimate connection "front expenditures on strictly AnJJnt'J' Jasou
...tii. at iT j i 1 ii - . Imllitarv aorlvUtoa rr rmv uid were at home iarmmg.
. wii n 1 1 1.. iiBfiiuta u 1 111 r 1 ( 1 f iwnnma I iiu nira nnp m a taht mtaat i v. j
navy constitute the largest mili
tary hnilrnt nf Q n tt nstlnn In tli.
Some may ask, why doesn't the government support the world today." The man that said
that is Herbert Hoover, two years
ago. Our government is spending
more today, to prepare for war
which we have promised we will
never engage in, at a time when
our national treasury shows a de
ficit of a billion dollars. In cir
culating a petition yesterday, out
of almost 100 signatures for dis
armament only two men refused
to sign. That surely expresses the
sentiment of our citizenship to
do away with war. Why should
not the United States take the lead
in trusting the pledges of the Pact
of Paris and reducing the weight
of taxation for armaments which
now lie so heavily on the world?
B. P. TAYLOR
I Red Cross? One very good reason is that politics should have
! nothing to do with relief work. A fund raised bv taxation
j is the prey of every congressman. It is well that the Red Cross
1 can function independent of any political affiliation, support
: ed by the masses. It can then minister where the need i3
A person does well who takes a membership for a dollar
kimply as an investment in good citizenship, as well as be
coming affiliated with the greatest agency for human relief
the world has ever known.
The rector of the University of Mexico fired the university treas
urer because he drove around in a ten thousand dollar auto'mohn
In this country when the head of some finance company does that
am puduc trusts nim wun more or their money to squander.
Correct this sentence: "Representative Gamer, Texas democrat,
is tuoted: 'For my part if we organize the house, nolltlcs will fca a
secondary consideration and I think every member of my partv feels
. the same wit"!
Publishers in a meeting in Los Angeles decided they wouldn't
Use the word "depression" any more. It will take more than nollvans
editorials and Wall street boomlets to get seven million back on the
The world's meanest man lives in Jefferson. He rut th ritv rir-
bell rope and drained the gas out of the tire truck. The right pun-
isnmeni ior mm wouia nave been ror his house to catch fire.
This is a big week for the radio morons of Portland., The Seth
jraraers are in town.
Turkeys of the valley may well grow suspicious of the extra fesd
ing mey are getting tnese days.
... Of Old Salem
Tewa Talks from The State
mM of Earlier Days
November 14, 1906
Objection is being voiced in San
Francisco to the mingling of Jap
anese ana enmese children with
Caucasian children in the public
scnoois. A treaty with Japan
however, guarantees Japanese
cniiaren equal rights with others
The game at Eugene today may decide which coach remains.
Home Ho Fight
SEATTLE, Nov. 1 S (AP) la
' dlgnant at "Japanese invasion of
Chinese territory" and predicting
a serious war between the two
countries. 20 Chinese students,
ent to -the University of Wash-
ington here by the Chinese gov
ernment, today were preparing to
return to their native land "to
fight" when needed.
King Yonng. secretary of the
Chinese. Students' club, and How
ard Sun. former club president,
eaid feeling was Intense against
Japanese among the Chinese stu
dents here as they held them
selves ready to go home at any
time. Both leaders said war was
inree hundred and twentv-six
certificates based on terged appli
cations tor school lands covering
over 3.00Q ; acres yesterday were
ordered canceled, by the state
They heard of the arrest of
Branson and Holcomb and ths
burning and sacking at Lawrence.
They also heard that warrants
were out for the arrest 01 jonn.
Jr.. and Jason and their father.
for rescuing Branson from the
sheriff. John, Jr., and Jason saw
the posse of Sheriff Jones com
ing. They got the women and
children away and barricaded
themselves in the house, and
held off the 50 nossemen until
after dark, and surrendered when
the force of Sheriff Jones set tiro
to the home, which was burned
to the groand.
Salmon, Fred and Owea heard
the news the next day. All the
four houses, and the barns and
other buildings of the Browns
had been burned. Salmon tried
to raise a posse to attempt a res
cuewithout success; the free
TllJJllViolin Box Has
chicken was left, to find their
father. They passed the camp of
the raiding Mlssourians; found
old John Brown placing the raft
ers on the house of the new neigh
bor. Reading from the book:
" 'Is it possible yon have not
heard the news? called Salmon. .
" 'Yes, such news travels fast
it was passed on from cabin to
cabin and reached me yesterday.'
" 'And did you know that John
and Jason are dead?'
'"They are not dead.'
"'How do you know?'"
Then thgjold man read to his
son3 a letter from Jason, in the
Lecompton Jail, dated the day be
fore, May 9. 185. But John
Brown Insisted that all hands
turn to and finish the new sett
ler's house said they had lived
under a wagon long enough.
Quoting th book:
" 'And if w finish this job we
will be finished ourselves.' spoke
" 'Becaus there ar at least
40 Missourians hiding ia Header
" 'Well, then, w must find
out what they are about. Th sec
tion line runs near here, don't it,
" 'I believe so.' . . . And so,
starting with Salmon and Oliver
in a one-horse wagon, . . . the
old man drove witnin a mile of
the gully where the Missourians
(They pretended to be a sur
veying party. Old John Brown
was really a surveyor. They
sighted th line straight through
the camp; John Brown talked
with members of the mob. Among
many things, wai informed that
their chief mission .was to hang
old John Brown if they could
catch him alive.
Deadly deeds followed. Five
pro-slavery men wer on ths
night of May 24. 1856. called to
the doors of their homes and
killed with swords and axes. They
were the men who had helped
the mob find free-state settlers'
homes and murder their occu
pants, or cans them to fie th
country. One of th slaughtered
pros was Colemaa, the man who
shot Dow. John Browa was not a
member of th party who killed
the pro-slavery spies. But. acting
against his orders, and without
his previous knowledge, hU son
Oliver and a mulatto friend,
called Jim Slivers, performed th
slaughter on that bloody night,
the issues of which stirred Kan
sas anew, and aroused th whole
John Brown at once rallied a
fore of 60 men; did not wait
for them to attack, but marched
upou the camp of the Missouri
mob. There was sharp fighting
for a few minutes, but, through a
ruse, th gang that came to hang
him became panic-stricken, and
fled in frantic terror. Taking
advantage of th state of mind of
the pros, John Brown rode out
with five men and captured two
prominent slave-holders, and sent
a letter to Governor Shannon of
fering to exchange them for John,
Jr., and Jason. Each of the slave
holders wrote a letter to Gov
ernor Shannon making a personal
appeal that he comply and he
complied; the exchange was made
the next day old John Brown's
word of honor being taken; it
John, Jr., and Jason were given
6a fe passage home.
John Brown was accused of
th midnight murder of the five
pro-slavery spies; the territorial
government offered a reward of
$1,000 for his capture. His forces
now numbered about 40 in all,
including himself and his seven
sons and a son-in-law, Henry
Thompson, who had come on
from th east with Watson
Brown. They were fugitives from
justice. houseless, homeless,
hunted, yet not unhappy.
Leaving Hawaii shortly after
her father's death, youag and
beautiful Fanchon Meredith goes
to San Francisco, where she meets
and loves a handsome man named
Tony. Fanchon is shocked to
learn that Tony Is a racketeer,
implicated In a recent murder.
Sh. too, Is now wanted. Fan
chon escapes in an alrr' tne under
th nam of "Smith." Evelyn
Howard, whom she had met on
th boat coming from Hawaii. Is
aboard. Evelyn is enrouto to New
York to live with her aunt, the
wealthy Mrs. Carstairs, whoash
has never met. After Fanchon
confides In Evelyn, th latter
treats her cooly. The plans crash
es and Fanchon is th only sur
vivor. Sh decides to escap Tony
and- th past and start life anew
by masquerading as Evelyn. She
requests a doctor to wire Mrs.
Carstairs that "Evelyn" Is safe.
Halt a dozen times before she
reached New York, Fanchon was
seized with a frantic desire, born
of sheer, blind panic, to get out
at th first best station, to run
away, to hide, t find a ship that
sailed for far countries and alien
seas, to run away from th old
life of Fanchon Meredith, the
hunted life of "Miss Smith," the
self chosen, stolen life of Evelyn
Howard, who was going toward
safety, toward people who cared,
toward freedom ....
Once she rose and took down
the borrowed hat from the rack.
Once she picked up the straw
suit case the farmer's wife had
loaned her, with a few bare neces
sities In it; .ce she walked, suit
case in hand, to the door of the
drawing room and laid her hand
upon th k But returned at
once to her seat by the window
and her bewildered, frantic think
ing. Sh co -Id not go back. She
must go on. Her mind felt hurt
and bruised with th effort at
thought, her bandaged aitu ached,
her wrenched muscles. cried out.
"You have a very bad shock
and shaking up," Doctor Warren
had said, "and I wish you would
stay on with Mrs. Lawson for a
few days. But, if you won't, you
won't. Only my orders profes
sional orders, are that when you
reach your destination, you per
mit yourself to be put to bed and
you stay there. . ."
She had promised.
At the first big city they reach
ed, reporters boarded the train
and invaded her drawing room.
eager, snoca-naired boys, one
lean, sallow man and a couple of
pretty "sob sisters." They apol
ogized for their Intrusion, but told
ner that in the intc est of the
Br now they all knew that Evelyn was a niece of Mrs. Carstairs THE
news and public they must have
her first hand story of the acci
dent. She knew that it was safer not
to antagonize them. They perch
ed on the seats, on the arms of
things, even squatted n-t the floor,
listening avidly. The train stooped
over there for half an hour. Dur
ing that time Fanchon told them
what she recalled of the accident
itself . . . cf the first part of the
the wire that reached her at th
same station at which the report
ers got on.
"Waiting anxiously. Collin
would have come out and brought
you the rest of tLe way, but he is
in Canada and cannot be reached
in time," wired "Aunt Jennie."
Collin? thought Fanchon. But
during their rapid fire conversa
tion, th reporters enlightened
her. Collin was Mrs. Carstairs'
flight. Earn s. one of the report- U0nly son. A big gam hunter. A
ers said, had been an important
man in his town. This was being
played up in th press. The pilot,
too. McKInon, for h had had a
war record and had also been pi
lot on a successful flight from
England to Australia. H- xlso was
news, said the reporters, not cal
lous, not unkind, simply seeking
tw feed their master, th Insati
And Fanchon herself was news.
By now they all knew thai Eve
lyn Howard was a niece of Mrs.
Carstairs the Mrs. Carstairs.
That was news. And news, too.
"Do you agree- with Senator
Spaulding that highway engin
AifOtrsiaasJaries should be cut and
worrffa th road staggered?"
was th question asked by States
man reporters yesterday.
C. DF C.
Artlisr It. Bate, assistant bank
cashier: "I don't think his plan
should be carried down aa far in
salary reductions a he urges.
However, I feel th staggering of
work would be a good thing."
W. P. Watklns, service station
proprietor: "I don't know any
thing about it."
S. H. Van Trump, county horti
cultural inspector: "I don't know
what they'll do about th Spauld
ing proposal. I know his Ideas
have a lot of backing."
Sam Smith, laborer: "Salaries
are noa too good as they ar.
Why cut them and cause more dis
content? As for the "staggering"
idea I don't know anything about
Myrtle Baeas, bottsekerper:
n't know anything about It."
WOODBURN, Nov. 13 Elec
tion of officers of th Wood burn
chamber of commerce, will taks
place Wednesday night of next
week, November 12. As a dance is
to b given in the 8t. Luke's com
munity hall, the regular meeting
place, this month's meeting will
ba held in the Wood burn hotel.
Doctor Gerald B. Smith, present
head of th chamber of commerce,
has asked that ill members of th
organization be present at the
meeting, as it Is one of the most
important of the year.
This year's officers of the group
are, president Dr. G. B. Smith,
vice president, Carlton Hande;
secretary, Paul Mills.
J. G. Harrington has left for
Laplne, Oregon, where he will
spend th vinter months with his
nephew and niece, Mr. and Mrs.
J. L. Howard. Mrs. Howard had
been visiting here at th Harring
t. . horn, but returned tw.. weeks
Mr. and Mrs. Arista Nendel,
both of whom became quit ill
after their trip to California re
cently, are reported improving.
Mr. Nendel's Illness was consid
ered Quite serious for a while, but
h Is now abl to sit up. He bad
congestion of the lungs, which
threatened to turn into pneumo
nia. Mrs. Nendel Is also Improved.
Pot Brassal and Frank Wolf
of Woodbura were in a minor ac-
s . vr f 1 J cueni weanesaay night when
At Home On lSlana BrasseTs car sideslipped into th
ditch on th dirt road going north
from Woodbura. which parallels
the railroad track. Th two men.
la BrassePs car cam down th
hill near th second wooden
bridge on the road at too great a
speed. There is a queer rise In
the road that can giT on quit a
un." Th Brassel car hit the
rise and slipped into th ditch on
the right hend side. Both men
vrer scratched un a bit. thourh
not seriously. Th car was not
"They shall beat their swords
into ploughshares and make war
no more." Bible.
Mrs. . A. Lefley
Hostess to Circle
Th stat land board today will
go to Turner to examine land of
fered as the site for the institute
for th feeble minded.
November 14, 1021
Latest to challenge State Treas
urer O. P. Hoffs method handling
slat funds is the industrial ac
cident commission, which vester-
Ljay., sent ta.the treasurer a letter
demanding to kntfvr by what au
thority he had transferred th
sum of 276.000 from th segre
gated accident fund to th Indus
trial accident fund.
CHICAGO, Nov. 13. (AP)
Fifty policemen armed with high
powered weapons. Thursday sur
rounded, th service State bank at
Central and North avenues. They
had received a tip that a robbery
wss to bo committed there.
Tension was t its peak.
Suddenly a man darted across
the street.' "Under his arm h
clutched a violin box favorite
gang container for a machine gun.
Clerks ducked In anticipation of
that deadly rat-atat-tat. Folic
guns swung to cover the man. II
was seized. His box was opened
It contained a violin.
GRAND ISLAND. Nov. 13 The
Mother's Clrcl held its regular
meeting Wednesday afternoon at
the homo of Mrs. E. A. Lefley.
Thirteen members of th 12 en
rolled answered to th roll calL
Two visitors, Mrs. Jo Rockhlll
and Mrs. Lee Sanders were also
present. A short business was con
ducted by the president, Mrs.
Grace Wiley. The afternoon was
spent in quilting on a quilt and
binding a comforter for the host
ess. Popcorn and punch wer en
joyed doring th afternoon.
Mrs. Lee Sanders and baby Ver
non of Tillamook ar spending
fie week visiting in th horn of
old time acquaintances, Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. Rockhlll and family.
Tuesday evening Mr. snd Mrs,
Guy Earl and children of Hope
well called to visit them.
The population of the city was
increased by 57 during last month,
according to the report of births
filed with th city health officer.
EX-FILM STAR DIES
- NEW YORK, Nov. 12. (AP)
SILVERTON. Th drive for picture star and member of th
funds for the Silverton hospital cast of Broadway stage hits, died
will be opened next Saturdsy with Thursday after a three weeks ill
a tag sale. . . ness. Sh was 38.
Edith Workman Has
Position at Indian
School at Chemawa
CHEMAWA. Nov, 13 Miss
Edith Workman has entered upon
duty at the main office as assist
ant to Mr. Larten, who is still
confined in th hospital at Corval
11s because of th amputation re
cently of his left arm.
Miss Workman was for a num
ber of years employed as reporter
tor th examiner of inheritaac
In this district, and la therefor
familiar with loeal reservation
conditions. 'Sb has now trans
ferred from Toman, Wise, mak
ing the trip by automobile. The
trip freal Wisconsin was made In
a week, which is making good
itintor ihl9 season of the year.
DALLAS. Nov. 12 MIstleto
Circle, No. 23, Neighbors of
Woodcraft held its regular meet
ing Wednesday night at the W.
O. W. hall In Dallas. New offi
cers wer eleeted and th initia
tion for th new members wss
performed. A banquet was served than a
fftllAwlll. K ...I ... ... I .
iouowing th meeting with si
members In attendance.
in newiy eiectea officer j are:
Guardian Neighbor, Jenny Plas
ter; clerk, Sarah 8taats; advisor,
Lola Dornhecker; magician, Alda
uurns; banker. Lily Plummer:
managers. Dr. S. R. Smith. Mr.
Harriet Sibley, and Mrs. Jo Rem
ington; loner sentinel, Ciara Bird;
outer sentinel, Mrs. Georg Kest-
Mr; captain of ths guard. Maris
nayes; Hag bearer. T. A. Patter.
son; correspondent. Hazel But
ler; musician. Mrs. V. O. Bolston:
attendant, Mrs. Anna Stoller; and
Bor .guardian,, Amjfc,McCann,..
polo player. An eligible bachelor.
One of the most eligible. He was
in the north woods at present, she
learned, simply by listening when
one of the reporters asked her:
"We understand that Mr. Collin
Carstairs is np north?" and by
Evelyn hadn't spoken of Collin.
Why? wondered Fanchon.
Had sh r picture of herself?
they wanted to know.
Sh had not. But a camera man
was there. Fanchon raised her
hands protestingly. No pictures!
She hadn't thought of that.
Tony might see th picture ....
Tony might recognize her ....
The picture was. however, tak
en. She thought courageously that
after all. some hope was left.
Newspaper pictures were notori
ously unrecognizable; th borrow
ed hat had shadowed her face;
and her face itself was pale and
almost gaunt with the shock of
what she had been through. He
might not Eee it; or, seeing, rec
They asked her about "Miss
Smith." To all their questions she
replied as there was now no one
left of all the party to bear wit
ness against her that she had
never seen the other girl until
they boarded the plane together.
That she understood she had
made her horn la San Francisco
and was leaving it to take up
work library work. F a n e h on
thought In New York. And that
sh had heard "Miss Smith" say
that she had no living relative.
No, she did not know her given
name; had never heard it.
One reporter mentioned care
lessly, that the girl had died . . .
an hour or so before they had
boarded Fanchon' train, n
Fanchon's eyes tilled with ner
vous tears. Dead, Evelyn Howard
constituted no danger for her.
Living, she would have been a
perpetual menace. Dead, Fanchon
could remember that she had
been young, that she had loved
life, that she had looked forward
with eagerness to what lite was to
hold for her. Dead. Fanchon could
iorgei tnat in Fanchon's own
trouble Evelyn Howard had been
cold, unkind and condemnatory.
Dead, Fanchon could forget that
Evelyn had refused to help her
and had branded her without
words a gangster's girl ... a
girl that on "didn't know."
whom one couldn't "afford" to
Dead. Mvelya Howard was free,
and her death mad Fanchon free.
Th reorters left, apologizing
pleasant, hurrying back with
their news, "Sol Survivor's Story
of Plane Crash Which Killed
Seven," they would tick out on
their keys. It would presently b
flashed over th wires of the As
The train moved on. Fanchon
leaned her head against th dus
ty plush cushions and closed her
eyes. She couldn't go back now.
Sh had Irrevocably 'committed
herself. There was nothing to do
bat to permit herself to be carried
on and on . . . and eventually t
Up off th train Into whatever
She fonnd herself speculating
upon Mrs. Carstairs' son, Collin.
Upon the reason -why Evelyn had
not mentioned him to her. It
would have been more natural
had Evelyn mentioned him, more
In keeping with Evelyn's charac
ter. Evelyn had been more than a
llttl east conscious when it cam
ti Jennie Carstairs, she had been
more than a llttl nrond. mora
llttl anxious to impress
upon Fanchon th glories and
bruited wonders of Mrs. Car
stairs' social position and money.
Of th woman herself sh had hsd
llttl to say, which was also nat
oraL as sh had never known her.
But sh had not spoken ot her
son at all. This seemed extraor
dinarily Strang to Fanchon,
thinking It over as it would hav
beea th most comprehensible
thing la th world for Evelyn to
hav mentioned this "ellglM"
cousin, this big gam hunter, this
Why. then, hadth been silent?.
.(TP be continuedj