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Page 13 text:
THE QUILL 11
Tabloid Booic Reviews
Charlie Chan Carries On
liv ld.un. Dunn liiooi-:ns
Another of the lilggers' mystery
stories. hut. as usual, more than a mys-
tery story, Who killed llugh Morris
Drake, Mr. Ilonycomb, his wife, the
young Scotland Yard detective, and
wounded Dutf, forms the plot, a mighty
good one. Through the murders we
glimpse rainy, foggy
the beautiful scenic
Riviera and the fishy atmosphere of the
doeks in Uhina. The reader sees almost
beauty along the
eveiything, because the suspects are on
a round-the-world tour.
A Man From Maine
BY EDWARD Box
XVhat do you think of a man who
started life witl1 3 cents and in the end
heeame a millionaire? Vilho? Fyrus
l'urtis. Because of his efforts and strug-
gles he became the publisher of 4'The
Ladies Home Journal, The Saturday
Evening Post. and The Uountrv
Qlentleman. IVA IIEADLEI-1 '32.
TZY Dkvnm EMERSON
A novel of the Regent period of Eng-
ish history-told in a modern manner.
l'ln'oughout the hook there is intimacy
vith the English court via Lady Maul-
leth, ambitious peeress, who seeks to
IlHl'l'y off her family into their own
tation--and above. She is the back-
one of Belgravia House, an elite class
f VVhigs interested in politics. The
'lllllfl0l' of the French Revolution is
udible in the background of the stir-
ng events of England. The book does
at lack illicit love affairs and lax morals.
ipposed characteristics of that time.
In the Days of Poor Richard
TTY IRvINo BAl'llEl.l.ER
NVould you leave it to a spidrr to save
you? Jack Irons did and was saved.
Ile was a fictitious boy living in Colonial
days, fighting Indians, and the British.
He knew the great man Franklin, fought
with Washington, and saw the result of
their work in the union of the colonies.
fil'IRAl,DINI4I Snrrn '32,
Glass Windows, the story of four
girls from the Blue Grass Country of
Kentucky who go into the mountains to
try to educate the people, shows the queer
ideas of the ignorant mountaineers.
The hook is called HGlass VVindows he-
eaitse these Uquare women, gave glass
windows to the people to light their rude
Amer: -Ionxsox 732.
My Book and Hearti'
BY VORRA HARRIS
A circuit rider's wife! XVhat dc es
that mean to you? To f'orra Ilarris it
meant that she must have the power to
endure hardships. Read of her as a mis-
chievous child, as a woman with great
will to achieve, and as an author. CThis
is told in a. most interesting way in My
Book and Heart, D
- i'A'I'Ill-IRINE Nvoi-:NT '32,
My good friend wrote a poem one day.
And he wrote in an interesting way.
Yes, the rhythm was fine
Xhrltil three feet in each line
But oh, what queer things he did say.
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10 THII QUILL
Bits C' Verse
Br NVILDA FARMER
The coming of dawn is a wonderful thing,
The morn 's on the doorstep and night's
on the wing,
The day lies ahead to do with as we will,
As does a blank page that is for us to fill,
And when day is going and light starts
Then will we be pleased with the record
we 've made?
The sky is so blue and the sun shines so
Each day is so lovely, and lovely is night,
So I shall be happy and glad while I
Far ahead mav be manv a sad gloom
v Q 7 P'
I would I were blessed with the wings
of a bird, '
Then o'er this whole world I would fly,
I would leave all the sorrows of earth
And would never come down from the
ISY YVONNE SCIIEFFER
All beauty is serene.
I wonder who has seen
The purple shadowed trees
Sway slightly in the breeze,
Or heard the wood-thrush sing?
And through the wood-land ring
The silver tinkling stream?
Like a tiny eliin's dream.
And have you seen the blue
And silver moon? The dew
llpon the grasses green?
Indeed a placid scene.
Or marveled at the pine,
The pretty columbine?
Just which of us will be
Lovely as these joys we see?
B Y ROBERTA BARIDQN
Look at the wondrous sunset!
lt is a beautiful sight!
It fills the mind with fancies-
lt fills the heart with delight.
I see in that sky of red,
A city embedded there.
It 's streets and homes are gold, like
New Jerusalem. So fair!
Gazing again at the sky,
I'm surprised to find now there,
Instead of the glorious light
A sort of lonely glare.
The homes and the streets are gone.
No more the city I see.
The lights of an hour before,
Have faded into the sea.
By MARJORY IIFGGINS
Down at the edge of a wandering lane
That runs by the cares of day,
A misty air-castle stands there in thf
VVhere fairies and hobgoblins dwell,
And that is the home of a crooked old
Who's making up dream-things to sell
The lovliest dreams to sell!
He makes pretty dreams of little boy
He weaves with a thread of love,
The airiest fancies of lover's blind eye
And fashions it all from above-
IIe wraps in a smile-every once in
And calls it an unborn kiss, my dear-
The dream of an unborn kiss.
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12 THE QUILL
An Electric Jolt for Fun
BY FRANCIS SHAW
OTHING to do, nothing to do.
Such thoughts were running
through my mind as I idly
watched' an airplane Hoating lazily
through the blue vault above. I was
being paid for watching it too, but be-
tween times I had to wait on our cus-
tomers for I was working in a station.
VVorking with me was another young
fellow named Carol. Now this said
Carol is chuck full of ideas of fun, and
his ideas furnished a great deal of
amusement for us two.
Know anything new we can do for
fun today?', I asked Carol.
Yeah, I was just thinking of some-
thing, he replied, just listen to this.
And he unfolded a plan which made me
chuckle to think of it.
VVe took an old automobile cushion
which we had been sitting on and placed
a three-foot piece of pipe in it, just under
the upholstering and resting on the
springs. Vtfe ran a wire from this pipe
through the station window and hooked
it to an apparatus which we had made.
This apparatus consisted of a six-volt
storage battery, a Ford coil, contact
points and a switch. The switch we
placed on the door casing so that We
could see the fun while operating it.
Well, one of us had to sit on the seat
to make sure that everything was all
right and that there wasn't too much
i'You try it, Francis, and I 'll just give
you a little jolt, came from Carol.
t'Yeah, you're sure funny, I shot
back, you get on there and let me give
you the little jolt.
No, that'll never do, replied Carol,
let's draw straws, the short one sits on
As you might expect, 1 got the short
one. I gingerly took the required posi-
tion not knowing when to expect the
jolt. I sat very, very lightly on that
cushion with my hands on the edge and
ready to jump off. Wham! I caught
that jolt right where I sit down, and
boy, did it tingle!
Owooooooooooo, came from me as I
lit on the ground about ten feet from
the cushion. Say, Carol, I've taken
100 volts in the hand many a time, but
that was nothing compared to what I
just took from that cushion, and I
wasnyt kidding him either, l carried a
red spot on my leg for several days where
I sat on that pipe.
Oh, yes, to be sure, I hung one on Carol
before an hour was up when he absent-
mindedly sat down after waiting on a
VVe had a great deal of fun out of this
idea until a friend got mad and tore the
wires lose after we had shocked him.
BY CORRINE AIAEXANDER
There is the garden at dawn
The flowers awaking,
Each is glorious with dew,
Joy in the making.
There are the trees in the wind
Their swaying is free.
A bird is giving his song
His gay trill calls me.
There are the far misty hills
That remain unmoved.
A green valley in between
By a stream is grooved.
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