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We Spend
Thousands of
Dollars a
. Year te Insure
MANY of us think of
milk in terms of
bottles en our doorstep
or merely "something te
But seldom de we real
ize the constant watchful
ness that is necessary te
insure that the milk we
drink is absolutely pure
and healthful.
Abbotts Laboratory
Control starts right at the
farm where the milk is
produced and ends when
reaches your doorstep in
the morning.
We carefully scrutinize
the milk at its source.
Each supply is given a
laboratory test at the re
ceiving station.
Then it is rushed into
our large city plant,
where every act. of clari
fying, pasteurizing and
bottling is under the
strict supervision of our
main laboratory.
This laboratory is under the
personal direction of our own
bacteriologist, who daily su
per vises examinations of
member of his staff even in
spects each piece of equip
ment every day after its regu
lar sterilization, just te make
Te exercise and maintain
this "laboratory control" costs
us many thousands of dollars
each year. And this is done
te protect you.
We would like te leave a
bottle of ABBOTTS "A"
MTXK en your doorstep to
morrow. A phone call te
Baring 0205 will bring it.
"Milk suppliers
te critical buyers"
i--sV 1.
i . Philadelphia
r4VMtvtut; a
' A Full Morning
DOT only fop nn instant. A faint
"" color dribbled back Inte her yellow
checks. He could almost see ceurage
lien Ins again Inte her reins.
"That's n He," she said flatly.
"I don't expect you te take my word.
HulHs in front of the house here under
guard. Come nn' sce if you doubt it."
She took him promptly at his sugges
tion. One leek nt hqr husband's fat,
huddled figure and stricken face wni
"Yeu chicken-hearted louse," she
spat at him scornfully.
"They had evidence. A man saw
us," he pleaded.
"This man." His trembling hand
Indicated Olsen. "He was standln en
the lirc-c.cnpe ncrest the alley."
She had nothing te say. The wind
had died out of the sails of her anger.
"We're net geln' te arrest Hull yet yet
net technically," Klrby explained te
(.her. "I'm nrranein' te hire n nrirntn
detective te be with him all the time.
He'll keep him lu sight from mernln'
till night. Is that satisfactory. Hull?
Or de you prefer te be arrested?"
The wretched man murmured that he J
would leave It te Lane.
"(feed. Then that's the wav it'll
be." Klrby turned te the woman.
".Mrs. Hull. I want te.uk ou a few
nueftlens. If you'll kindly walk into
the heii'-e. please."
She moved beside him. Tlii shnck of
the surprise still paWed her will. .
In the main her story corroborated
that of Hull. She uas net quite sure!
vlien i-Iip had heard the shetTii its relu-
tien te the trips of the elevator up and
J down. The deer was cloyed at the time.
They had heard it while standing nt.
j the window. Her impre sien was that '
I the sound had come aftw .Tames Cun
1 nlngham hud ascended te the lloeri
above. ,
Klrby put one question le the woman
. innocently that sent the color washing
out of iicr ciiecKs.
"Which of you went back upstairs te i t"? ,eIi"d five minutes later, he was
untie my uncle after you had run awayRln evtr tlie papers in the desk and
in a fright?" Inn automatic pistol was there right by
"X-nelthcr of us." she answered. ! hN hand."
' teeth chattering from shtcr funk. I ' He was nlenc?"
I "I understood .Mr. Hull te say " I "At first he was. In about a minute
"He never mid that. Y-you must''U brother nn' Misq Harrltnan came
be mistaken." Unto the room. She screamed when she
"Mebbu se. Yeu didn't go back, I saw ere uncle nn' imut fainted. The
I then?" .ether brother, the young one. klnda
The monosyllable "Ne' came qua-
verinu from lier vellew threat. '
"I don't want "you te feel that I'm
here te take an advantage of you, Mrs.
Hull." Kirbv said. "A ceed many
have been suspected or tue'c murders,
Your husband is one of thesii suspects.
I'm another. I mean te find out who
ktlled Cunningham nn' Horikawa. 1 1
i.ini. t !,. niw.e.if Tn mv imimrnt
venr husb.ind didn't de it.
Itlt.ilh i.i. .......,, . -.. ,. ...............
It he did,
Ne inne-
se much the worse for him.
cent person has anything te fear from te t
me. Hut this is the point I'm makin'ibnek
i new. It ou nice in leave n siaie- ;
ment here btgncd by me te the enect
that neither you nor your husband has
confessed killing James Cunningham.
It might make your mind a little easier
te have it." ..
She hesitated. "Well, If you like."
He stepped te a desk nnd found paper
and pen. ''I'll dictate it if jeu'll write
it, Mrs. Hull." , t A.
woman Bat down and took the pen he
et quite easy in ner miuu,, w";
offered. .,..,.
"Tliis is te certify Klrby began,
nnd dictated a few sentences slowly.
She wrote the statement, word for
word as he gave it. using her left hand.
The cattleman signed it. He left the
paper with her.
After the arrangement for the pri
vate detective te watch Hull had been
made, Olsen and Lane walked together
te the hotel of the latter.
"Come up te my room a minute and
let's talk things ever," Kirby sug
ccstcd As seen as the deer was closed, the
man from Twin Buttes turned en the
farmer and flung a BWift demand at
'V, Olsen, I'll hear the rest of
your story. -..-. . w,i ,r,,i
I The ejes or me b ..,
I "What's bltln
I've told veu
my story. , . ,,
"Seme of It. Net all of It.
"Whadja mean.'
v !.! mi what veu saw from the
firc-cscape of the Wyndham. but you
! didn't tell what you saw; from the fire
escape of the Paradox. ' ,
, "Who says I saw anything from
lucre: ,,
"I say se
"Yeu trvln' te hang this killln' en
me?" demanded Olsen angrily.
"Net if you didn't de it." Klrby
i.i..i nr lilm nuietl.v. speculatively.
undisturbed by the heaviness of his
frown. "liui you coiue i" "- u""
.i, .,..,. nt wlmt veu saw. he en
bav. Yet all the time you re iiemin
LilU Ol"J . - . - , -, ,
back Why? hat s your reason :
. "0.w.U0..""1..t"u"'
Kirbv knew that in his mind sus
picion, "dread, fear, hatred, and the de
sire for revenge were once mere at
open war ,,,.,..
"I'll tell veu what you old that
night," answered Klrby. wltheu' the
lca-t trace of doubt in voice or manner.
'VVt.en Mrs. J1UII PU1ICU nenii xur
----- -- ., a
abutment n """ s te the fire -
!eSef tK;&
1 se.s into the room where Cunningham
was tied te the chulr.
1 "Hew ceuki i u i"" """' "ae
I .lnwTlV"
"The blind doesn't fit close te the
roedworlt of tlie window. Loekln' In.
woodwork el liic wiuuuw. uuiiniii
from the rlRht. you can see inc ieit
v t-nr..v k. tn.iPli T repltnn T'll let
,. tll tlm rest." the Scandinavian!
said with uneasy sarcasm.
'Afraid you'll have te talk, Olsen.
.,. .. .. . .
Elther te me or te the Chief nt head-
.iiinrters. You've become u live mis -
pect. Flpure it nut yourself,
threaten Cunningham bv mall.
! i. H.ri.nf hpf,.r nnnnin nrnllv Ynn
! cn. " ,t?..?emCI...S" t?'01?,.L00l"n'" 11'!
I IlPAl iiuusc i ."-'- "- ........ wi. i.n
blind, you ran up te tne roex an cui,salll
down the clothes-line. ou went bii.'K y , ,,, , b
te the lire-escape. fixed u some kind dWl.t ',.-, 10(. ,, fe ,mve
of a lariat. n' llunu the loop eicr an , u,st(,(, Q, b t T want t()
. i ij ..r i,A Hnin r vnn i fin it in irimi ncrnnar viiircn t nctniti nn i 1 1 n i n r !itt'ni
the ether side, you see the e her, part I new, after I tjd jeu that my eye is en PXrnmn theTnlvcrsity of l"!
of it. Tints juht what you did. the one that Tlul it.' nulu ... wi,i0i, ,ilu ..Cnlus of the two
Fer the moment Olsen was struck The Swede Parted. "Yeu mean- pendentH is 'ppraiw? wl h ""
dumb. Hew could thU man knew ex- new? ,..,-, v. lumlnntlng cemmenta en the Miperleiltv
Uctly what he hud done unless some one -.Net thW very minule Wrby, of yg.snnj IIS n hlllliail ,.',,
Hnd KCUIl U11U i . l.UUn( iltVe-HI w faVV, .mv irv.JVM ,
ff S S lyZ SCis. f;o,,he uin ,e .he' ;,;
I r... .f nunv nn' rnUn nn nlmtn urhlln """ ,,"CK "Bain. il "nun m lill'-.V
fa!ffii B,ionen,n,mwWIe,iIlsuiliiB. niialjalng. rlanslfyiiig. Seino
I you see nim biuR,m. 0n m(1 enC(J remarked that he hiul a
"Later, you hear the f-het that kills Liib1-track mind. In ene nense he hail. I
, him and' still you den t call Uip eflicers. T, mbt nf It wan te fellow a train,
'Yet you're se interested In the crime nf theiicht te Its leclcul cencluhinn. llii
that you run upstairs, cut down tlm
! clothe line, an' at some danger swing
ever te t tie rnrnuex. i nc uuepiien tne
'police will want te knew Is whether the
man who does this un' then keeps it
secret may net have the best reason lu
' the world for net wantln? it known."
i "Wlint veu mean tlm bc.r. reason In
the world?"
"They'll ask what's te have prevented
yea from enenin' the window an' step
plait whlla rny.uMl waa tied up, fro.
jifcetln bin aa' anpla' down tha lira
cvane, an' from welkin back upstair
te your own room nt the Wyndham."
"Are you clalmln that I killed him?"
Olsen wanted te knew.
'-'I'm tellin' you that the police will
surely rnlst the question."
"Jf they de I'll tell 'cm 'who did,"
the rancher blurted out wildly.
"I'd tell 'cm first, if I were in your
place, it 11 lmvn n let mere weight than
I" you keep .till until your back's
UKIIIIlst IU Willi, i
"When I de you'll sit up nn' take
notice. 'Die man who shot Cunningham
Is yore own cousin," the Dry Valley
man Hung out' vindictively.
"Which one?"
"The smug one Jnmrs,"
"Yeu saw him de It?"
"I heard the shot while I was en the
reef. When I looked round the edge of
U'lini I looked around tlte edge of
the blind Ave minutes later he wa
geln err the papers in the ilftk
caught her un' bteadied her. lie was
struck all of a hean himsplf. Yeu
see that. He looked nt James, nn' he '
said, 'My Ged, you didn't ' That was I
an. .e nceii te iinisii. ir course James
dented it. He d jumped up te help sup-
I pert Miss Hnrrimntt enta the room.
'. Maybe a ceupln minutes later he came I
back alone. He went right straight back '
te th ilpsi: fniin.i i.miiin ni tin- ......nii.iu .
- .... - ". - v.. ...,.v .vv .
tne legal tiectimvnt I told ou Id seen I
his uncle rcadln'. clanceil it eipp. turned 1
te the back page, jammed the paper
llcllP(l en tne usnt. a minute later
the light wns switched off In the lug
j room, tee. Then I reckoned It was time
te bent it down the fire ecnpi. I did.
1 1 went back into the Wyndham carryln'
'the clothes, line under my cent, walked
upstairs without mectln' anybody, left
the rope en the reef, an' get euta the
.house without being seen."
the whole
story?" Klrby
"The whole story
I'd swear it en a
staci: et Jiihies. '
"Did jeu fix the rope for a lariat up
en the reef or wait till you came back
te the tirc-escape?"
"I fixed it en the reef made the
loop an' all there. Figured I might be
spen if I steed around tee long en the
"Se that you must 'a' been awav
quite n little while."
'I ntkeu se. I'reb'lv a nunrter of
an hour or mere "
"Can you locate mere definite the,
exam time you heard the shot?" "
"Xe. I don't reckon I can."
Kirby n-ked only one mere question
ieu lett next inernln' ler 'Dry
Vrilp l-V"
business If they
stuck Hull for it. He was guilty ns
,, anjhew. If he didn't kill the old
! fa. t wnsn t becnuM- he didn t wnnt
te. Ma.ibe he did. The testnnenv at
the inquest, as I read the papers." left
it that maybe the blew en the head had
aued Cunningham. Anjhew, I wasn t
genna mix myself in it.
Kirby .said nothing. He looked out
nf the window of his room without see
ing an; thing. His thoughts wen
focused en the problem before him.
The ether man stirred uneasily.
"Think I did it?" he asked.
The cattleman brought his saze back
te the Dry Valley settler. "Yeu? Oh,
no! Yeu didn't de it."
There was such quiet certainty in his
mnnn,.P thnt Qlsen drew a deep breath '
.of relief. "Uy Jupiter, I'm glad te hear
you siiy se.
Whnt made you change
"Haven't changed It. Knew that nil
, the till.
well, net ail the time. I was'
millin you eer iu mv mind ctuite a
i illilllll met
i lilHllilliMllI
HSHMl 111 I
bit while you were heldln' out en me. """ l 'm,u """ T""." ,, '
Couldn't be dead Mire whether y.m , available te these who read only l.ng l.ng
weic hldln' what ,ieu knew just te lish. The literary interest of the cor cer
hurt Hull or because of j"ur own respnndence will be accepted as a mat-
SU"Stlll. I don't sre hew yeu'.c sure lcr e course' The letters are filled with
n. I misht V sene in bv the win- discussions of the meaning nnd purpose
1 M ill UliJlllltl . UJlillIl.UUl 11 llll UU
...... inf. 1 (.,., ,,l.n... li .A ..,.
1 !n 1)envi'r ,fe.r a ll:iy or, two ll,,nl ,llU
W- ;
Oi)en,ci arn l)ai(1 wh0 ye.,.e ilcrP...
..j.,n jre0 t0 com,. nn' K0 i
i please. ' " '
Knli,fn1i M Tvtiir lnntn.l nf lilm ,
with level eyes,
ninttc-r of com-
He spoke quite ns a
in,inni.r et collide. iimre no leni,
uiii. ou weuicln t .tlr up suspicion
spotted, nt least I till:
least I think I have.
:! a let of mistake..
"I've made a let of mistake- slnee
T ..... .l . . ll .... ,1.1
i stnrieiiieujiuin upuiis leiiew wun ine
, brand of Caiii. Maybe Iin mnkln' an-
",' ',Pr,-, t I've n nuncn tnat I'm
' ''Iilin' herd en the risht one this time"
"e f"sc "Jison te'iic tne Hint, lie
would have liked te ask soiue questions.
' ter-iiii Ullnil was II IC( Will a Uurnliu:
1Ult 1,lH et'H manner di.l
net invite them. The rancher left.
i .. , ,,,,,.. t,i ,,., Klrl... .,n..,l
i did net hop from ene thing te an.
ether incenscnuently
ncr llicenscqurntiy.
Jurt new his brnin wan werklnc en
hls cousin .lames. He went back te
tlm lir'.t dai of his arrival in Ueiiver
iiihI bhlfted the evidence ferfnud ngainit
liiiu. A strcatn of details, fugitive im
pressions, and mental reactions flooded
Fer one et se cold a temperament
James had been distinctly friafcdly te
lm. ue naa gene out' or ma mats te
d bend for blra jrhen kt
Auther of "A Mnn Four-Square"
"Gutulght Pass," etc.
Cemright. 1031, lu William MacLeed Ralttt
arrested. He had tried te smooth ever
dlfiiculties between him and Jack. Hut
Klrby, ngalnst his desire, found prac
tical rcaseni of policy te explain thcwi
overtures. .Tames had known he 'would
seen be released through the efforts of
ether cattlemen. He had stepped in te
win the Wyoming cousin's confidence
In order that he might preve nn nssct
rather thnn n liability te his cause.
The oil broker had readily agreed te
protect Esther McLean from publicity,
but the reason for his forbearance wns
quite plain new. Hn had been protect
ing himself, net her.
The man's relation te Esther proved
him selfish and without principle. He
had .been willing te let hW dead uncle
bear the odium of his misdeed. Yet be
neath the surface of his cold mnnner
James was probably swept by heady
passions. His leve for Phyllis Harrltnan
had carrlM him beyond prudence, be
yond honor. He had duped the uncle
whose geed-will he had carefully fos fes
tered for many years, and nt the hour of
his uncle's death he had been due te
reap the whirlwind.
The problem sifted down te two fac
tors. One wns the time clement. The
ether was the tempcrnment of James.
A man may be unprincipled nnd yet
draw the line at murder. He may be
a seducer nnd still lack the courage and
the cowardice for a cold-blooded killing.
Klrby had studied Iris cousin, but the
man 'was mere or less of a sphinx te
him. Ilchind these cold, calculating
OK" what was he thinking?
Only once had he seen him thrown
off his poise. That was when Kirby
nnd Ile.e hnd met him coming out of
the Paradox white and shaken, his
arm wrenched nnd strained. He had
been nonplussed nt Sight of them.
for n moment he hnd let IiIh eyes
mirror the dismay of his soul. The
explanation he had given wns quite in.-
ntlequute ns n cause.
Twenty-four hours later Klrby had
discovered the dead body of the Japan
' ese valet Hcrikawa. The man had been
1 dead uerhaps n day. Mere bourn than
one had been spent by Kirby pondering
en the possible connection of his cou ceu
sin'w momentary breakdown nnd thu
servant's death. Hud James come fresh
lrem the inurdr -of Herlk.iwa?
It was josslble "that the Oriental
might have held evidence against him
and tlirc.f enett te divulge it. James,
with the fear of death In his heart,
might have gene each day Inte the
apartment wheic the mnn was lurking,
taking te him feed nnd newspapers.
They might have quarreled. The
strained tendons of Cunningham's arm
could be accounted for a geed deal mere
readily en the hypothesis of n bit of ex
pert jujutsu than en that of i fall
downstairs. There wcie pieces in the
puzilc hlrby could net lit into place,
I One of them was te find a sufficient
,... tn ,i,.iri,-i,,ribnw ..nnrnni
ijims-elf when there wns no evidence
isi i.i,,, nf H.e rrlme.
against him of the crime.
, 'lite time element was trcmenueusiy
mpertant tn the solution of the mys-
('r-y pt Miiiningiiam s cienin. ivirey
bad studied this n hundred times. On
. lrtrt, ,n .. . !.,. ,A i,,l ,l,
""- "'"" '" "" --i'.- -- j"" "
once mere such memoranda ns he knew
or could rafely cues s at Seme of these he
hid te change Mightly ns te time te
make them dovetail into each ether.
8 :45. Uncle J. leaves City Club.
: rude J. reaches rooms. .
c :e.
0:10. (lets slippers, etc.
S:33 9:20. Olsen watching from W.
0:10 0:30. Hulls lu apt. fc
0 :!!" 0 :12. Approximately time 01
son heard shot.
0:20 0:42. Olsen busy en reef, with
rope, itc. Then t win
dow till 9 :."3.
0:40 0:r..1. James in npt.
0:44 !t:."iO. Jack and Phyllis in apt.
!):.." 1(:03. Wild Itose in rooms.
10:(M1. 1 reach roeiu.-.
J:,-- ,I",;t L"N-
I Wp- ,- :elice.
Ti,:it "n.s the ,',"11( bchl
cdule as well
1 as he had been able te work it ,mt. It
as Incemp etc. 1 or instance, lie had
net uccn able t0 account for llenknwa
'" il nt n11 "nlcs3 h'' represented X In
lhal ten minutes of time unaccounted
ler. it was inaccurate. uisen wns
entirely rnguc as te time, but. lie could
Ik- cheejird up pretty well by the ethers,
Hull wns net quite sure of his clod;,
and Hese could only say that she had
reached the Paradox "quite a little
after a quarter te 10." Ferlunntel,
his own arrival checked up here prettj
closely, since sue count net nave ucen in
tl.e room much mere than live minutes
before him. Probably she had been
cvrn less than that. James could net
have left the apartment mere than n
minute or se before Rese arrived. It
wns quite possible that her coining had
frightened him out.
Te be continued tomorrow
Students of b'.th history nnd litcrn-
, tnre w' welcome uie translation ei tne
Geerge Sand-(Justnvc r'laufccrt letter
which Renl & I.ivcright have pub-
lulied In their new- series of intimate
, i.. i.r. i,..
of literature between two practitioners
of it whose btandnrds were radically
dlfTeient. Rut as they cover the period
nf the l-'rntice-l'nisilan War, they in
cvltubly deal with the German Invasion
et France. Flaubert says thln.s whiel,
read like much that wns said and writ-
ten in France between 1914 nnd I01S.
There is the same comment en I'rus
sian biutallty and the same resent
ment of n civilized man nt the conduct
of barbarians.
'J lie letters are introduced by a d-
An Infant Prodigy!
Maiv Iteberts Itir.ehart has a ch .
lightftil aid lu the wnall ncrbii .f her
mmiesake and srnndchild. This person
of almost two years was wnlkinc with
hir nurw in I'inehurst when a passeiby
Miirieu iu imu u utr nun uiu IIUIIUI,
"Whet a ilenr little baby. What is
your nan"
"Mnrv lln.r.itu lllnelmif " .virnn .!,
' , -
.vi rvmiy, muu me Ionian.
"Why, I sat up all night last night
reaillng ene of jour boeksl"
MIl,, rIr, prf
Missing Girl Found
Iteperted missing by her father last
iiigni auur miu iiiiii iuii uoine in mmk
I work yesterday morning, .Tcntiie (!erm-
i ley, nineteen, of 817 Kast Ilussell btrrct.
wus located bv her narcnts earlv tedav
in the home of a private family near
Adler. 1'a., where she had been miu
cessful in her quest for employment.
The girl informed her father ever the
phone that her new employer bad asked
her te start work Immediately, and that
he accepted, getting la .touch with her
family at her 1irt opportunity.
Heroine of Hareld MacGrath'a
New Nevel Is Perplexing
lluth Knschede, the heroine of Hnreld
MncGrath'H new novel, "The Iteaged
Edge," (Doubleday, Page & Ce.) is
intriguing ana en
chanting. The na
tives of the Seuth
Sea Island where
her father is a
missionary, call her
"the down pearl."
A man sophisti
cated in the sub
tleties of women
and the ways of
the Orient says she
is a fire-opal.
The d e c t e r in
Canten, who aids
her te save the
haheld atacanATii fcvcr-strlcken life
, ,, of fugltlve "nod
dy Spurlock, with the line percep
tions of a finely humnne physician
finds in lluth the purity of the pearl.
Spurlock, conscience ridden, escaped
from the States with a detective en his
heels even te the Malay Archipelago,
desirous of literary fame, feels that she
has the opalescent fires which he wishes
te flame out in his fiction.
They meet in Canten. He Is fleeing
from justice, yet always with him is n
New England conscience. She Is striking
for America, te cscnpe the loveless life
and dreary environment which go with
her cold, hard father en his mission
Isle. Strange romance brings them to
gether, en the ragged edge of things
and places, where men go te forget or
te be forgotten. Strange is their mar
riage, tee, for its responsibilities mean
nothing te her unsophisticated mind,
and she craves only cpmpanlesblp, while
he,, net loving her, yet wishes te show
his gratitude for her nursing and her
'Hew love comes is told very vividly
by Mr. MnsOrath in this singularly
engrossing story. lluth is literally n
"pearl." lleddy's "crime" hns been
exaggerated, but the New England con
science has done him no harm, A
spinster aunt forgives nnd aids in a new
life. Bagged edges of life arc knit to
gether. While primarily a romance, a tole of
adventure, "The Ragged Edge" has
plausible psychology and considerable
literary distinction. It's exciting and it's
Beeks of Many Sorts
Ip "Simen Called Peter' ,(E. P.
Dutten & Ce.), the Rev. Rebert Kcnblc
hns written what is well called nn out
spoken love ttery. The
theme of this powerfully
conceived nnd artisti
cally presented novel is
that of an Knglish war
padre who gees among
Leve Story
publicans nnd sinners te
find Ged nnd Ids own soul. The ma
terial is slinplu enough the experiences,
reactions nnd mutual relations of Peter,
nn Anslican chaplain, from a fashion
able Londen church, and Julie, a nurse
from Seuth Africa, beautiful, piquant,
irresistibly human, but with a per per
viislve sense of the divine. His motto
is service, hers sacrifice, and tn the
long run, after anxious futilities, he
sees the way te crvlce, while she, eager
for enjoyment of love nnd net satinted
by what of it has come tn her. none
the less makes the sacrifice of nil that
is precious te her. Julie sacrifices vir
ginity for the bake of leve and then for
the sake of greater love forgoes love
itself. She outlaws herself from tlis
moral cede, casting aside the conven
tions for which the cares little, te make
Peter the mnn happier, and then te
make Peter the mystic and religious
spiritually happy and mere fitted te his
work of srace and rervlec, she lelin
quishes him te his mUslen. much as she
loves him ami because she loves him
much. , ,
Peter's growth from the conventional
le th? truly spiritual, through the en
vironment of the wnr and the inllucnee
of love, is movingly described nnd the
cVorlptlen carries n searching inqui
sition into human psychology. It is
.MnCVmnil nml It Is ncnetratins.
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Peter and June auu muir uuuii
are all that matter in the novel, which
is singularly ene of two characters and
ene theme. The fabric is unified in
feeling and in movement, yet it is
like life in its loose threads and un
kempt edges. Kverj thing .is net
settled ns iu the "well-made novel.
Ner. indeed, is everything or an thing
altogether settled in life. This qual
ity of questing, of partial achievement
with ether achievement always poten
tial, gives the book a marvelous llfe-likcne-s.
Yet it is net a work of real
ism, in the technical, or even sordid,
sense. In tone nnd temper ".Simen
Called-Peter" is romantic.
The author will be remembered ns a
Church of Kngliind chaplain who had
charge of n Seuth African labor bat
talion in France. Part of his ministry
has been spent nmeng the Rasute nnd
ether African tribes. His book of war
experience?. "Carrying On," was one
,.f tim nntniile tiieccs of observation and
interpretation of the religious phates
of the war.
Tlnlnli f'nnnnr IthftHcv. Dr. fJouleill
Is well known as n novelist. His new
book, "Te Ilim That Hath" (Geerge
II. Ueran t-e.i, into
his earlier, popular
works. "Ulack lteek"
and "The Sky Pilet,"
deuls with the Canadian
West. The period is
the Beys
7ame Heme
the time immediately
following the return of the troops, and
lie catches within his chapters the verj
real sense of maladjustment and dis
inntcnt which marked reconstruction.
In a larger way, "Te Him That
lintli" deals with the ble contemporary
problems, particularly the relations of
capital and labor, net en the vast
American Industrial scale, but en a
scale Mifllclent te be symptomatic of
the great class conscious btruggle. Com
plicated with the industrial struggle
Is u social conflict.
A heroine who Is richly and provoca
tively interesting und a here who cm
bodies the largenessa the vision, and,
jes, the restlessness of his time nnd
place, tlm Northwest of today, arc
enmeshed In the labor troubles of the
lumber regions. Out et it all thej
reach the haven of love, nnd are better
for the understanding that comes te
them through trial nud tell and dlfli
culty. Mr. Cenner writes with sympathy
and understanding of the viewpoints nt
both sides and sets forth, Implicitly at
least, a program of equity and justice,
which would mean betterment for ill
who fullew It. Fer his is a serious
novel, but net a preachy one, although
written by a preacher.
"Pictorial Landscape Puotegiaphy"
(American Photographic Publishing
Company, Bosten) Is n handbook of
value te the photog phetog photeg
rapher, amateur or
Pictorial professional. It
Landscape defines pictorial land
sea p e photography,
tells the anearatus
needed, hew te work in the field, hew
te develop and enlarge, negative, bow
te prepare for eiMWUea,
inn detaHa ;are tfXi" lac ft
itwa,, .rra.Wff?!
TebenkinV "The Read" Has
Lessens for Parler Bolshevists
Ellas Tebcnkln is avowedly nn apostle
of the "new social order." Frem his
earliest writings as a newspaperman in
Chicago when he was delving into things
sociological end trying te master the
English language, later as a corre
spondent in Russia nnd still later as n
novelist, Tebcnkln has his "message
te deliver.
But his patently propagandist statu
of mind need net net as a deterrent te
these who may pick up ' 'The Kead
(Harcourt, Bruce & -Ce.). The story
breathes propaganda, surely; It recks
of covert attacks at the capitalistic
class but withal Its manifest "message
is cloaked in nn intriguing story In
which argument Is made te run close
behind fact possibly only fictional
"The Read" Is the life story of
Hilda Thorsen, n girl of a little Mtauie
Western town who gees te Chicago
nnd Is betrayed by n childhood days
playmate who Is studying nt the uni
versity there, facing the heroic strug
gle of a girl In her situation, Hilda
takes up. the battle, net bravely but
rather despairingly.
She becomes a factory girl, a wait
ress, u union organizer .and later a labor
power of a sort. She never Is the rant
ing, short-haired, flamboyant radical,
rather a temperamental but calculating
woman. In her, Mr. Tebcnkln seems
te mirror his own state of mental un
certainty. That things nre net ns they
should be, Hilda realizes, but she seems
unable te mnke up her mind just what
should be done, except te indulge in
dot bespattered dreams of the "new
eclnl order." She doesn't believe in
Ecrvnnts but she has one when she can
afford it. She doesn't believe in war
but she helps out when war comes
she learns of chaos economically nt
home, but prefers te stay in Russia.
Fer the fictional part Mr. Tebcnkln
ends with a dnsh into the new "no
ending" style by merely giving u hint of
a future romance for his heroine. Shu
is left about te join her labor leader
admirer in Russia whither he has g6tiu
after recognizing his talk and organiza
tion here had done little geed and is
trying te help Russia by inculcating a
doctrine of "work net talk" into the
Maybe Mr. Tebcnkln thinks that his
panacea for unrcit and the evils of
belsbcvism would net work in America
modification of the carbon, gum-bromide
or ether print. The book is profusely
illustrated with samples of artistic
Cal Harris was something of nn in
truder when he came te the Three Rar
ranch. Hal G. Evarts tells hew he
overcame the prejudices
of the cow punchers
Story of and mere especially the
the Open e n r 1 y resentment of
Ranem game and geed-looking
Kan" "Ulllie" Warren in
' "The Settling of the
Sage" (Little, Drewn & Ce.)
Though Cal were his guu swung iu
front from his belt and this Is "the
quickest draw In the world for them
that can use it" the men didn't like
his ways, especially as he "centlp.
broke" his horses, and fenced iu the
range. Itllllc's repugnnnce was due te
the fact that her father had divided his
property in hilf in his will, leaving half
property in hnlf lu his will, leaving half
old pal, Bill Harris, in order te cement
ft family friendship. The conditions
were that the two should run the ranch
.together for three years, nnd if ene of
them left It before the time the ether
should take nil.
Of course it's easy le see what would
happen. And it did! Rut It's net se
easy te fersee all the action nnd ex
citement that intervened before Cal wen
Ulllte. And there is n geed background
of t.he open rnngc country which the
author knows like n book. He knows
its customs and its people, tee, and his
pages are varied with the comedy, ro
mance nnd thrills of the brisk nnd breezy
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