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' pAY. DECEMBER H, 1941
THE WAYNESVTLLE MOUNTAINEER
n who hears things in
.fiLtv, the thought
rt half hour. It seemed
.. .f fViia was ner
eis mv -- " -latest
crisis in two hves
U Leonard's. Leonard in
pjon, was iu.".
,, ready for bed.
Id was taKHiR qu" -
Jped moving arouna, in
I Le0nard." He started to
t L.j.nnm rtrwir. then
the Demv" - - -
the ope" door na come a
report. In a single bound
,) the QOOr ;..W WUIU
n, door frame and star
ve debonair figure of Leon
fc which rested half over the
desk. On tne ligm gray rug
, Leonard'8 patent leather
.hoes lay an ugly, blunt-
Itomatic and from its muz-
t,n uncertain . learner oi
oke that rather resembled
ion mark. '
Lute dragged by while Ian
mained in that irozen posi-
he doorway, then ne aartea
, picked up the inert form
ried it swiltiy across w wie
ith fingers made expert by
berience, ne strippea oacn
shirt front witn tnar, ugiy
lie in its gleaming expanse,
(era were red as he ripped
Ik God it's high there's a
worked his mind whirred
engine of a storm tossed
.... . ,j i .1
taer. W nac coum De aone i
tiding a compress as tightly
ieht about that crater-like
Leonard's side, he dashed to
phone and sent a message
rane, doctor to the Amen-
inister, that brought that
in a rush. Lucky he lived
Sew doors away.
t's happened?" snapped the
his gray eyes very sharp,
accident," Ian informed him
I "Leonard was fooling with
1 it went off."
Jhalf dressed doctor's face
Jd. "Um, just missed the
Ve met accidents like that
I presume you want this
not only important it is
vital." The big figure in the black
silk dressing gown was very seri
ous. He pointed to the bed with a
reddened hand from which the cuff
had been rolled to the elbow. "We've
got to work to save two things for
"His life, said Dr. Crane quietly,
"and what else?"
"His honor. I'll tell you about
it sometime. Do you think you can
handle the matter all right?"
"YeS, I have a competent male
nurse 1 U get him here directly."
open the small black satchel he had
appeared with. "Now I've got to
get busy. Call this number," he
scratched down a' message on a
page torn from a little note book,
"and tell Thompson to come run
ning. And from now on I don't want
to be bothered, I'll be very busy
do you understand?"
"Yes. I'll be in the next room. If
you want anything you have only
to call through the door."
Yet half stunned with the horror
of the thing that had befallen, Ian
Ian's pale features took on an dropped heavily into the chair 'be-
Fines Creek News
Mrs. D. N. Rathbone
The ceiling has been partly put
up at Laurel Hill church, among
the giving of Jheir time, were, Roy
Green, Charles McCraryy Raymond
McCracken, Bob Greene and Dave
Rathbone. We hope that the work
will soon get under way again.
The Young Women's' League has
recently been organized, and in
these meeting the girls meet every
two weeks in their homes for ser
vices, and will continue to hold
home meetings through the winter
Several of the farmers of this
section have their tobacco all
classed, and some have already
taken it to market, while there are
quite a number have the bigger
part of the crop yet to class. ,
:ef At Last.
pulsion relieves promptly be
t joes right to the seat of the
i to neip loosen and expel
Iden phlegm, and aid nature
e ana heal raw, tender, ln
bronchial mucous mem-
Tell your druggist to sell you
Of Creomulsion with the tin-
I'iing you must like the way It
allays the cough or you arc
our monev bank.
iehs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis
expression of gravity.
The doctor's bent shoulders rose
in a little shrug.
"The fact that he's still living
proves that the bullet missed the
arteries, but he has torn his left
side pretty badly. I'll give him a
shade more than ah even chance if,"
(he dwelt upon the word, "if there
are no. complications. You Bee "r"
ing through several layers of fab
ric as he did, any quantity of germs
may have been carried into the
wound." Doctor Crane commenced
to peel, off the coat ha had pulled
over his pajama jacket. "Later I'll
need an assistant to relieve Thompr
son he's the nurse. Can you get
someone who can be completely
"If you can , get someone who
means a lot to him, it will help. The
will to live is very important in a
borderline case, like this."
"I'll get his fiancee," said Ian
quietly. "She is devoted to him and
she's uncommon, level-headed."
"Get her here around noon,"
snapped the doctor as he threw
fore the fireplace.-- Twice his eyes
mechanically read a sheet of paper
that had lain on the desk, but not
one word of the scrawled message
registered in his brain. He couldn't
seem to tbink. Leonard Leonard
Holt lay nearly dead there in the
next room. He could recall Leon
ard's dirty face grinning beneath a
mud-spattered tin hat . . . at an
other time, his face warm with the
exertion of the polo field . . . his
face his face
"Here, this wont do," he aroused
himself. "It s getting nowhere." Ho
Yates Bailey, supervisor for the
Farm Security Administration, and
Katherine Winston, H. M. super
visor, were down on Fines Creek
last week on business. Mr. Bailey
urges farmers to grow more farm
. i i .i i .
crops. He minus mere win oe
good prices for all surplus larm
Herman Duckett, who holds a
nosition - at Newport News, has
been visiting his children and oth
er relatives on Fines Creek.
let her cousin make a copy of Trea
ty X-2. Found your keys in the
conservatory; she saw me pick them
up. You surprised me at the office,
so I only got the first part thank
God! I'm an utter bounder, Soldat,
and I'm afraid I've ruined your
career as well as mine. I am taking
the only way out. Please try to un
derstand and forgive whatever
you do Avoid Lolital She's irre
Having deliberately forced his
nerves into obedience, Ian put the
letter away and prepared his cam
paign with the all-forseeing delib
eration of a retreating general who
plans one final battle in which he
risks everything a battle which
will end in triumph or in an utter
Ian spent a sleepless night of
pondering and listening to the low
murmur of voices in the bedroom
Leonard was very low, Doctor
Crane said towards dawn.
Ian, with convincing carelessness
informed the man who usually car
ed for the apartment that Mr. Holt
was sleeping. Also that he could
have the next two days off as he and
Mr. Holt would both away. Then
Ian stalked out and ate a substan
tial breakfast at a nearby restau-
saying, he hunched forward, elbows I then outwardly normal he set
A-'wr-L. f nMnt;.t h Toff for the Ministry. Once there he
Dneny explained mat ueonara nou
on knees to concentrate
"Dear Soldat," (it read). "Don't
know what happened to me must
have been insane for the last two
weeks. I just came to my senses.
Your look from beside the fireplace
did it. I was a swine to do what I
did but you don't know how in
farnally beautiful and appealing
Lolita is I'd do it again probably.
Blew your thousand on a ring I was
going to give her. Hope this con
fession saves you from disgrace.
She promised me everything, if I'd
had been taken sick and would be
out that day. Luckily it was Sat
His whole delicately adjusted plan
of campaign hinged on one lines
capable element. Would Mr. King
ask to see the treaty? If he did
there was nothing for it but to come
out with the whole sordid story.
(To be Continued)
HAAAKnln Vulrt TW every detail, trimmed with minia- white lights and tinseled branches
UeCOldie I Uie liee turn wooden churns, loe cabins, and ia decorated all over with
To Fit Your Taste
Before trimming your Christmas
tree this December, study the fol
lowing ideas and decide which
yours will be. The six Christmas
trees described below are trimmed
in amazingly new and different
candle sticks, Indians, turkeys and unique ornaments of every shape,
colonial dolls. Green colored lights size and color. f
and silver tinsel complete the color , The "Canine" ia an amusing
interest. idea to please the canine member
The "Student" does everything 0f the family. Decorated with
but say "Ran, rah. Various col- bones, dog toys, fire plugs, do
ored lights shine on gaudy trim- biscuits and rari -colored lights . .
mings and erasures, crayons, pen- a real un" tree.
cua and slates for classroom touch.
The "Maritime" is nautically
Government has asked manufac-
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southwestern. A tree trimmed to'Xo TnAXZmSu-"" to eUaunate Beei cover .u
k. ...j fn. t?.-J. chors, sloops and buoys. Blue lights f .fovea. A few mors
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The hats this winter seem to be
woman's clowning glory.
fnnuie oncuPf to
She's a wise, thrifty shopper every day so, of course
she knows all the angles. That's the reason she
planned far ahead of this Christmas to make her
gilts electrical, and, confidentially, you 11 find elec
trical things on her personal "want" list, too.
Unfortunately, because of the National Defense
program, plans made several months ago may have
to be qhanged Electrical Dealers may not have
enough electrical appliances to go around, bo.
here's a suggestion instead of that Electrica .
you wantea to aive um
invest the funds in United States
Savings Bonds and Stamps and
when you put them in the Christmas
stockings add a little note saying
that this investment is intended tor
an electrical appliance when pro
duction returns to normal.
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