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THE BISMARCK TR IBU N E Entered at the Postoffice, Bismarck, N. D., as Second Class Matter. BISMARCK TRIBUNE CO - I I Publishers Foreign Representatives G. LOGAN PAYNE COMPANY CHICAGO DETROIT Marquette Bldg. Kresge Bldg PAYNE, BURNS AND SMITH NEW 'V ORK - Fifth Ave. Bldg. MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS~ The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use or republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news pub lished herein. All rights of republication of special dispatches herein are ;ilso reserved. MEMBER AUDIT BUREAU 01 < REFLATION SUBSCRIPTION RATES PAYABLE IN ADVANCE DaiL by carrier, per year $7.20 Daily by mail, per year (in Bismarck) 7.20 Daily by mail, per year (in state outside Bismarck).... 5.00 Daily by mail, outside of North Dakota 6.00 THE STATE’S OLDEST NEWSPAPER (Established 1873) MORE COOLIDGE VICTORIES Michigan and Illinois should be a good barometer of the so-called progressive West. Both states have endorsed Calvin Coolidge emphatically despite the cumbersome machinery of the presidential primary which operates often in a mysterious way its wonders to perform. Ihe sober second thought of the American people not always reflected through popular primaries seems to have been sounded at least in Illinois and Michigan where the Coolidge endorsement is large enough to reflect Republican Party sentiment toward presidential candidates. Senator Hiram Johnson is the victim of his own captious style of campaigning. His attitude in California when Charles E. Hughes was a presidential candidate has been fittingly rebuked. The rule or ruin policy seldom wins. Destructive criticism builds no foundations of political permanency. A nation is becoming surfeited with the kind of activity congress is now engaged in. Endorsement of Coolidge in these states of well known progressive tendencies should be a rebuke to the senate continuing much longer as a grand jury. ' President Coolidge has been attending to his knitting and the voters are seeing through the ugly smoke screen with which a lew designing politicians seek to besmirch men ot well known and tried integrity. The partisanship of the probers has become so apparent that the disclosures are largely discounted. It is high time Tor the Republicans in the senate to real ize that their attacks on Coolidge and the thwarting of the people’s business for scandal forays are not popular with the voting public. The department of justice and the courts can perform the function of prosecutor much better than can a senate facing the elections. , . Nebraska failed also to see any great demand for Hiram Johnson. Like North Dakota it reversed its 1920 prefer ence. It looks like la Coolidge nomination on the first ballot. CHECKING UP PUBLIC OFFICIALS Some very interesting- instances of how inefficiency of 1 ne various officials of the political subdivisions costs the taxpayers dearly each year were brought home keenly re cently m the addresses delivered before Rotary, Kiwanis and Lion clubs over the state by private tax experts. Thousands ot dollars have been saved annually by these agents in cor recting mistakes committed by elective officials.. The authority of the state examiners should be extended 4 and t “ eir d H tles made more explicit and the investigations more intensive. More frequent examinations and the careful checking up of contracts and bids for public work in even' department of government would save the tax payers of North Dakota great sums yearly. Expense of these examinations can be borne by the poli tic;d subdivisions involved and the saving honest efficient examiners would effect would far outweigh any cost. An entirely new system of purchas ng supplies for public offi es should be devised. Until recently, for instance, county auditors were supreme in the purchase of most printing sup plies. Bids were seldom asked. In some counties election supplies were furnished by certain publishing plants at fabu lous prices. The last session of the legislature passed a law requiring bids for certain classes of public printing. Some counties advertised tor bids and others have ignored the law and through skill!ul tactics evade its spirit. B j ds recently opened compared to prices charged under the old scheme indict some county officials of either ineffici . ency or down-right dishonesty. t county the prices paid by County Auditor Johnson to certain Fargo concerns for work which could be done in Bismarck as well and as cheaply bv the four or five local printing establishments are shown to be excessive in comparison to the prices given recently under the compe titive bidding process. It is incumbent upon the County Commissioners to fol low more closely this matter of purchase of all supplies and see to it that these bids are not mere subterfuge and that :: ' vork n , ot strictly within the content of these bids but of the same character is not let at a figure other than is named in the strict letter of the contract. Here is a most fertile field for the tax students who are seeking to cut down expenditures. Eliminate the loose sys tern of purchasing supplies. T\\e legislature should impose a, uniform system and see that it is made efficient by a care lul audit by stat 6 officials to see that supplies are furnished at contract prices and no excess supplies are allowed at , higher figures to pad up the great difference over, prices for merly charged. An incident in Burleigh county that should arouse local taxpayers illustrates the case very well. County Auditor Johnson under the old system of letting work without bids to concerns at Fargo paid $6lO for assessment supplies. The other day under competitive bidding which The Tribune has advocated, he secured the'same supplies for S6O. It behooves the county commissioners to see that the county auditor purchase all supplies at the lowest figure so that the tax payers may find their burdens lighter. The Tribune hopes that another legislative session will :: not go by without provision being made for a more careful checking up of tax levies, and especially of contracts for public work and the purchase of supplies. It is a sad com mentary that this work must be left to volunteer agents. • f •- . IMITATIONS Uncle Sam has 20,000 genuine. seal-skins and Jias :i,; trouble selling them. A committee of experts recommends to Secretary Hoover that educational campaigns be conduct ed to teach women the “merits” of real seal fur. The gov ernment idea seems to be that women don't want genuine ig EDITORIAL REVIEW rep7odrifc&f fa tala column may w may QO t asprm the opinion of The Tribune. They are presented here In order that our reader* may have both tides of important Issues which ar* being discussed In the press of the day. EVES ON A CANADIAN TAX LAW Rofier W. Babson, whose reviews of economic conditions are pub lished Monday morning in The Minneapolis Tribune, calls the at tention of American business men to the sales tax that has been in effect in Canada since the first of the year, with flu* crmvment that a scientific tax of this kind is wide ly regarded as a logical solution of the revenue question in ttho United SUites. Of the Canadian act, Mr. Babson says: The new sales tax in Canada calls for n payment on sales by importers, large producers, manufacturers, and, in some circumstances, large whole salers. When the manufactur er pays the tax, however, the wholesaler is exempt, and when the wholesaler pays the tax the manufacturer is exempt. This will avoid the pyramiding of taxes which, un der the blundering system in the United States, has hurt business. Moreover, the Ca nadian sales tax does less to penalize efficiency and threat en enterprise than the suicidal income surtax To me this intelligent procedure in the raising of necessary is one more reason for being optimistic on the basic out look for Canada. The United States takes great pride in its progress industrially, but when it comes to economic policies we have much to learn from tlie Dominion. For some reason not’easy to ex plain there ds such strong group prejudice against a sales 1 tax in this country that the proposal, meritorious as it appears in many ways, has made small headway. Farmers as a ruie are against it. and organized labor does not take kindly to it. There i 9 widespread fear that such a. tax would pyra mid prices of 'commodities as they are passed along on their several stages from the manufacturer or importer to the consumer, and would thereby increase living costs out of all proportion to the economic necessities. In vain have students of a sales tax argued against this idea. If the pyramiding contention rests on a fallacy, possibly a prac tical working of the Canadian act will establish the fact and give the sales tax proposal better standing in the United States than it lias had hitherto. In this country there is an un fortunate delusion that a compara tively few assume the tax burden and that the rest escape a share ill j it. No idea could be more erron jeoua. The government may gather its revenues directly from the few, but it does not and cannot prevent the few from tapping the pocket books of the many to help pay the bill, excessive taxing of the rich defeats in large measure its own end for reasons that ought to need no restatement here. It drives capital from productive investment into tax-free securities and in flicts the double ill of curtailing the government’s revenue and of contracting industrial activities, to say nothing of increasing the cost of money' for expansion purposes in the public utility field. As one writer puts it: “The progress of civilization and the growth of wealth depend upon the spirit of enterprise and the readi ness of the forceful and the able to take risks. Anything which seriously checks this spirit of hopefulness or hampers the incen tive to save (for productive rein vestment purposes) has a very definite reaction on the whole body economic.” , The sooner we all learn in the United States that taxation makes its draft on all incomes, big and little, the sooner shall wp approxi mate the ideal system of obtaining public revenues. Minneapolis Tribune. ADVENTURE OF f The twins BY OLIVE HOBEKTS BARTON “Oh, dear!” croaked th« green frog, pufTing*out his cotton side.; un til his tissue-paper skin nearly burst. “I do wish something would happen! i hey call this Doofunny Land, but nobody ever does anything and it’s never funny.’’ “What do you want to do, Mister Discontent?” asked Hinky Dinky be tween nods, for his head'never stop ped its bobbing up and down night or day. “Humph!” croaked the green frog. “It’s all right for you to call me Mister Discontent, for. you can be happy anywhere. You weren’t made to swim and sit in the sun on a wet log, and catch flies, and watch the moon and fireflies on summer nights.’’ “Well, neither were you, dear sir,” nodded Hinky Dinky. “Your first swim would be your last. Your fine green tissue-paper skin would peel off you like the outside of a boiled beet, and your white cotton flesh would get as water-soaked as a sponge. And your wire toes would get rusty and you*—” “Oh, stop, stop!” croaked the frog. “They call me a croaker, but what are you. Mister Hinky Dinky? I never heard such dismal words in all my life,” “There! There!” cried the little man. “I only meant it kindly. I just wanted to show you that you are better off a a you are.” “I do try,” croaked the frog, “but one day I fell out of the window and I saw how real frogs lived. Happy was no name! They dived and splashed and blinked apd croak ed and swam races and, played leap frog, and all I could do was to sit there and watch, that wag when I THE BISMARCK TRIBUNE decided to run away, and so i came to Doofunny Land.’’ ! “The real frogs have their trou- j Lies, too,” nodded Hinky Dinky.' “You'd never guess how much trou-j hie they have.” ! "I don't believe it,” declared the paper frog. “I don’t believe it.” | Nancy and Nick and Mister Fuzz W uzz heard this conversation and poor dear Mister Fuzz Wuzz was worried. “I do hate to have folk unhappy,” he said. “I do wish I could do something.’’ Suddenly Silver Wings appeared on a flower. “I am going to give the froggic his wish,’’ she said. “The Fairy Queen heard him and sent me to weave a charm: “I’ollywogs, froggies and lizards and eels, Turn a somersault backward and sec how it feels.” With that the frog gave a back ward spring and sat grinning and blinking his googily eyes, too happy for anything. “Why, now I am a real frog,” he boomed in a new deep voice. “And I feel gorgeous. Good by, people.” With that he hopped off down the road and disappeared in a hole in a hill. “We shall see what happens now,” said Silver Wings, “Aii his life, Mister Frog has lived in a safe place and been taken care of. Now he must look ouj, for himself in the world where he has gone.” "Well, he has gone now,” said Mister Fuzz Wuzz, “and I should like to know what happens to him. Nancy and Nick, you can go any where in your magic shoes. Follow the paper frog out into the world and keep an eye on him.” (To Be Continued) (Copyright, 1924, NEA Service, Inc.) T A THOUGHT- T • ~ - .% T , » Wherefore putting lying, speak every man truth with-,, his neighbor; for we are members one of another.—Eph. 4:23. Lies can destroy, but not create.— —Tuppcr. * Tom Sims Says * ♦ Lo Blessed arc the oil men for they have inherited the earth. Wasn't it spring when Rip Van Winkle went to sleep and slept 20 years? Bad news from Canada today. Ontario cow attacked a train, so now her owner has steak daily. It is getting sp about the only drivers who will give pdßestrians a lift are street car motormen. The differences which cause most divorces are indifferences. Some of the new spring hats look almost good enough to put a little cream and sugar on and cat. Spring is housecleaning time. In Los Angeles, one woman clcanbd out an entire theater by yelling “Fire." They are having a hard time in Washington. No politician can make a good race if the wind is ugainst him. The Germans are exporting syn thetic camphor now, but should save a little to smell when they receive French demands. CUT THIS OUt—IT IS WORTH MONEY Send this ad and ten cents to Foley & Co., 2835 Sheffield Ave., Chicago, 111., writing your name and address clearly. You will receive a ten cent bottle of FOLEYS HONEY AND TAR COMPOUND for coughs, colds and hoarseness, also free sample packages of* FOLEY PILLS, a diuretic stimu lant for the kidneys, and FOLEY CATHARTIC TABLETS for Constipa tion and Billiousness. These won derful remedies have helped millions of people. Try them I Die Lorelei TOAVf|\S IMS NEW S'®PAPER USING HEADS TO WIN FIGHT HAIR IS LONG AND SHORT OF ELECTION Will Bryan run for president? Ihe question is a mos*t momentous one. He would be a dangerous can didate, chiefly because of the bob bed-hair vote. “To bob or not to bob is the cry heard in practically every household throughout this grand, and one might suy glorious, nation of ours. And William wears his hair bobbed. If he runs it may create two new parties, the “Bobs” and the f, Anti-Bobs.” CLEAN NEWS After scalding and sunning your ice box, drive a nail inside to hung the thermometer on this summer. HOW TO MARRY Never take the cigars out of his vest pocket- before you hug him. It shows too much experience. TO STAY SINGLE Get sent to jail for three months. Then you will escape marrying dur ing the dangerous June days. SOCIETY “Nothing succeeds like success,” says Miss Livewirc. So when she has no date she makes the' people think she has one by pulling the parlor shades down and turning the lights low just the same. ADVERTISING New soft soap preparation! Poli ticians, here 'it is. Soft-soap the voters. Made by mixing palmgrcasc, cigars and business with pleasure. LATE NEWS The rising generation is awful. Even at the age of one they often stay up all night raising cain. DIVORCE To get a divorce quickly say it is foolish for her to remember the wed ding anniversary. A little brown purp, just a scrag gly scroot, was wending his weary way. He'd scamper here and then back he d scoot, for he longed for a bit of play. Ah! There is a home with a warm bright light, says this purp as his tail wags fast. I'll park myself on that porch tonight—a real place to sleep at last. The place he picked was a man sion great; just the finest plucc to stay. But the dog was wrong for, at any rate, he was shortly chased away. MINOT ROTARY COMING STRONG Minot, N. D., April 10—Forty-three Minot Rotarian.s have signified their intention of attending the Ninth Dis trict conference of Rotury clubs to be held at Bismarck on April 24 and 25, it was announced yesterday. Sev eral Rotariuns arc in heed of “Why-. not-Minot” coats and caps, including several new members who have not as yet had an opportunity to secure this wearing apparel, it is stated and anyone having these coats or' caps and who docs not expect to use them are requested to notify the Association of Commerce. It is plunned to make a get-ac quainted tour out of the trip to and from Bismarck, leaving Minot at 10 a. m. on April 23 and going by way of Velva und Turtle Lake and leaving Bismarck at 0 a. m. on Saturday,, April 26, returning by the way of Underwood and Max und reaching Minot at 5 p. m. ' T -v MOVE OLD WINDMILL * Aldeburgh. Eng., April 9.—A cen tury-old windmill hat been moved in sections from its old site near Al deburgh to another three miles in- EDITORIALS A Los Angeles woman offered to sell her husband for SIOOO. We don’t know the man, but it probably made him feel cheap. And we don't know the neighborhood, but some neigh bor probably said the wife was prof iteering. SPORTS In training for a baseball game no fan should neglect his ears: The ears should be washed, starched and ironed daily so they stick out straight and enable him to hear the announce ments. GARDEN HINTS Marry a good strong woman so she can take care of the garden after you are tired of fooling with it. FASHIONS Bright jade or carmine shoes are the fad with women who l ! kc to be seen six blocks away. BEAUTY SECRETS Since crying makes the eyes red it certainly itf a pity a girl can’t cry with her cheeks instead. ETIQUETTE Never slam the door when going away to work mad. Kicking a win dow out is much more expensive. WEATHER The man who could remember when it was colder will soon be re membering when it was hotter. BROTHER TOM'S KITCHEN Egg stains may be 1 removed by scraping the back of the hand .across the chin. FARM NEWS Fishing bait reporflhey will be as scarce as ever this year. HEALTH HINTS Tying your shoe in the middle of the street is considered unhealthy. So, on he went, with his tail hung low, till he came to a lowly shack. An old oil lamp gave a dimish glow with a welcome at its back. The lowly purp dragged his shiv’r ing frame to this house that was tumbling down. The sound of 'chil dren's voices came and' the mongrel turned around. A youngster’s face attthe window pressed, and a smile was spreading wide. And then, of course, as you might have guessed—the purp was let inside. (Copyright, 1924, NEA Service, Inc.) land, where it is being rcrercctcd. It will be used to pump water into a storage tank, with a capacity of 20,- 000 gallons, which is in course of construction. Copper Circuit Being Strung The Northwestern Bell Telephone Company this week completed the stringing of a copper circuit from McKenzie to Moffit and it is the in tention as conditions warrant to con tinue this line to Napoleon. section just completed hqs been connected with an existing copper circuit at McKenzie und thus Provides a cop/per circuit from Bis-, marck to Moffit, which is there connected to an existing circuit ex tending to Napoleon. The poles.and wire replaced have heen taken over by the Morton Rural Telephone Company of the Brittin vicinity which will uso the material to reconstruct its line which furnish es its shareholders service into Bis-- marcV,; .; * -V• -/.'.-M 8M OPERA GLASSES Paris, April 9.—The late M. Ar thur Meyer, editor and owner of the bed book by Americas bed kbman'Wrilef _ *^R nturliACiC mxmiJd Published arrangement with Associated First National Pictures, Inc. Watch for the screen version produced by Frank Lloyd with Griffith as Countess Zattlany. LVII (Continued) "Do you mean to aay you believe ■he’ll throw me over?" demanded Clavering fiercely. “I think you’re in danger, and if I were you I’d throw Mr. Dinwid dle’s advice to the winds and take the morning train for New York.” “Don't you believe that she loves me?” “Oh, yes. As love goes.” •'What d’you mean by that?" “I mean that Madame Zattiany has long since reached the age when power means more than love —in a woman of that calibre. But you, in turn, have tremendous pow er over her. Sweep her off her feet again and make her marry you.” “You don’t believe she’s gone to Washington?" “I do not If that was all he wanted of her, why didn’t he tele phone? lam sure he could be am biguous enough to defeat the curl , oslty of any llsteners-ln. But a man of that sort does not ask a woman to marry him over the tele phone——” “But Din thinks " “How long do you think you can stand inaction?" , “Not another hour, by God. I’m nearly mad as it Is." “I thought so. You are about the last man on earth equipped to play the waiting game." “You don’t think she means to return here?” “Never. She’s too much of an artist for one thing. She might be willing to begin a new chapter, but she knows that asterisks In the wrong place are fatal. This inter ruption has done for your Idyl!" "I had thought the same thing." He sighed heavily. “Oh, yes, Clavey dear, you are •n artist yourself. No matter what happens never forget that It is your destiny to be a great one." "Artist be damned. If —if—God! If I lose her—l’ll never write an other line." *v' “I don’t doubt you think so. But you’re only Just beginning to know yourself. You got a few glimpses, I should think, while you were writ ing that play." “Don’t mention that play to me. I bate it. If I hadn't let my self go with the damned thing I’d have had my wits about me and would have married her off-hand." "I wonder. Was she so very anxious to marry?" t He turned cold. Fear flared up again. "What do you mean by W” “Well, T don’t know that I mean anything. - Except that like all women she probably wanted to en joy the thrilling hopes and fears and uncertainties of that never to he repeated prelude, to the limit. Now, better wake up Larsing and order the car if you mean to catch that morning train. If you don’t want to go back to bed I’ll sit up with you. You can sleep on the train." He left the next morning In a dense fog. As Larslng rowed him him across the lake he could not see Its surface nor the wall of trees on the opposite bank, and in a moment the camp was obliterated. Only Gors and Larslng knew of his departure. _ Evqn Dinwiddle was still asleep, Larslng had made him a cup of ooffee, and Gora had packed his bag, moving like a mouse In his room. She kissed him good-bye and patted him on the back. “I’ll go out myself In a day or two,” she said. "You may need me down there.” The fog thinndd gradually and the Ford made Its usual comfort less speed down the . mountain. When they reached Huntersville the ▼alley was bathed in early morning sunlight, and v Hunters ville, asleep, shared the evanescent charm of the dawn. It was a beau* tiful and a peaceful scene and Clav ering, whose spirits had descended Into utter gloom while enwrapped In that sinister fog, accepted It as a happier portent; and wfcen he was so fortunate as to find an emp ty drawing-room on the express, he went to bed and slept until the porter awoke him at Tarrytqwn. It was his first impulse to rush direct to Murray Hill, but he knew the folly of doing anything of the sort. He needed a bath and a •have and a fortifying dinner. He concluded that It would be unwise to telephone, and at nine o’clock ha approached her house, reasonably calm and quite deter mined to have his own way. But the house was dark from cellar to roof. Every window was closed al though it was a warm night He •prang up the steps and rang the bell, fie rang again, and then kept his finger on the button for nearly five minutes. He descended into the area, but the iron bars were new, and Im movable. Moreover, a policeman was sauntering opposite He ap proached'the man Jn a moment and asked him If he knew whethen the house had been open earlier in the evening. Yes, the officer told him, he had seen one of the serv ants go in about half sn hour ago Glavering walked- away alowly. Gaulois, who wasv.ffciftous for the . - - collection of books, also owned a eol- ***Tt may be had for lection of opera glasses pf whieh he ■ >: ' / '*■ was extremely proud. In the collec- "Ming in IOT hfMkUng jfiway. tion are 800 pairs of glasses, some of * themi of beautiful workmanship, Inquire 711 6th fit nr Phnnp which belonged to distinguished I*o- 0l " Sl - 0r “ hone *!*• - 288 R. . . . - ■ ••• - THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1924 Copyright 1923 by Gertrude Atherton LVIlt It Mbltj had gone to Washlngtoii v why had the servants not answered his ring? It was too early for them to be In bed. Then hla spir its, which had descended to zero, rose jubilantly. Hohenhauer! It was against him she was barricad ing herselt. No doubt she would (eel herselt In a state of siege as long as thd man remained in the country. He went to the nearest. hotel and telephoned. He was prepared to be told, after an interminable wait, that there was "no answer": but In a moment he heard the voice of the butler. Obeying a sudden impulse he disguised his own. "I should like to speak to Ifo name Zattiany.” "Madame has retired." He hung up. He had ascertain ed that she was at home and his spiritual barometer ascended an other notch. He'd see her tomor row if he spent the day on her doorstep. He bought an evening paper, picked out a new play, and spent a very agreeable evening at the theatre. His nervous exclten\ent returned next morning, but he forced him self to eat a good breakfast and read his newspapers. He was de termined to show her that he was completely master of himself. She should be able to draw no unfavor able comparisons with Hohen hauer, whose composure bad prob ably not been ruffled in forty years. His comparative youth might be against him, but after all a man of thirty-four was no Infant, and In Wamf ik // ffISKLr '" I "The room's benignant atmoa* phere seemed to enfold him, calm ed his fears." some respects he was as old aqj»% would ever be. He knew the value of dignity and whatever might come he would sac rifice neither. But he sighed henv ily. “Whatever might come.” But he refused to dwell on alternatives. It wag ten o’clock when he pre sented himself at Madame Zat tlany s door. As he had hoped, his ring answered. Hohenhauer k wag not the man to call on a worn- * an at ten In the morning. The footman permitted himself to stare, and said deprecatlngly; ”1 am sorry, Mr. Clavering, but Madame told me to admit no vis itors ” ‘Did she?” He entered.and toss ed his hat on a high Italian chair. “Kindly tell her that I am in the * library and shall remain there un til she is ready to come down.” The man hesitated, but after all Clavering had had the run of the house, and It was possible that Ma dame believed him still to be in the mountains. At all events he knew determination when he saw It, and marched reluctantly up the stairs. Claverlhg went into the library. He was filled with an almost un bearable excitement, but at least t the man’s assertion that she was at home to no one cemented his belipf that she meant to sea noth ing further of Hohenhauer. He glanced round the beautiful mellow room so full of memories. After all he had been happier here than he had ever been in his life— uptil they had gone up to the woods! The room’s benignant a& mosphere seemed to enfold him, calmed his fears, subdued that In- W ner quiver. Surely she would sur* render to his Influence and to his —whatever had happened. Ha knew she had always liked him the better because he did not maka lov© to her the moment they met, but today he would take her by surprise, give her no time to think. But, as Mrs. Oglethorpe had once told him, a clever man is no match \ for a still cleverer woman. At the end of fifteen minutes the footman opened the door and an- 1 nounced: “Madame is In the car, air, and begs you will Join her.? Clavering repressed a violent start and an Imprecation. But there was nothing to do but follow the man; fortunately, he did not have what was known as an “open counte nance.” Let her have her own way for the moment He could—and would—return with her. For a moment he felt primitive enough tn beat her. (To Be Continued!