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MOft it At, HOft, ARKANSAS Wednesday, January 1$, 1$S4 *J,BO a.oo ISO 8.00 8.50 4.00 4:50 1.00 SSIFIIB fcHlfte'pa* fc&ore Publication 4.S0 e.oo 100 B.OO 10.30 12.00 13.60 18.00 uT,WiT~\ •«•••__ apv« -— - - • »«.«.., 600 per Inch : Btfd pet IflCh __/• orator con- ^frtoulor •« skip- j.^ihfi OfMMJdV ro™, tffled ooVertlslrtfl copy id Ufntjl S p.m. for tjdllowlng day. v« '«h* rljjht «o ' * menti of..... _..-/« reject ,odvertl»lna tub- fT)Or6 latter^, .1 as hdiuoi count d^' om> if 'Will' not b» ftiporw "In Vyofit Adi imtcst IB, our attention Ion of ad and Hit ONE Incorrect FIVE rooiti house, Mrs. Howard Byers or Byers Drug Store. 13-Gt ProM 1927 1st. CO/ t' Prt«we«t 4 « , ; irn, S«ey-\r*», V i^Stat 'vBuUdlna'! ,', Wih iWolnut ,SfK«t,, ' utniiEdikof & Pub|Uh«r jonM,,A\ono9ln B Editor Hotnttr,' Moeh. Supt. 1 Monog«» it cluis jnotler or §bf ' Hie- Bufiau of ^payable lr> od- nd nelohbor-, stead, Nevada, ft.**** •*«.«.««,. <B5 ^.t^/.,?^ v « 1.'60 Inc.; J602 Sterlek 505 Texas ""*' for Rent iive f6<tfft House, tfne-ftalf block ' from business t. No chfldVefti Phone ^-SSSZ decorated apartment, Fdtor rooms and bath. Near town. 218 South Hervey. No Cfilldrah, T» S. McDavltt. Phone 17-tl Court, all new "safer" people $3.00 Four people $5.00. Paaelray heat, innersprlns, and foam pillows. Jan. 1-lMo. UNFURNISHED 2 roomed apartment. Close-in, With bath. Phone 7-2205. private 9-tf FURNISHED and 1 unfurnished house. Apply Mlddlebrooks Grocery Phone 7-3791. ll-3t ROOM house, Bath hot and fiold water, FUrnlslied 3 room house. Unfurnished 4 room house tear SchOoley's Store. 12-3t 'URNISHED 4 room house. $25.00 month. located in Hope. Write Box 66, Murfrcesboro, Arkansas. 12-3t <fE\VLY decorated 6 room house. Garage. Connection for automatic washer. Phone 7-2894. Miss Lillie Mlddlebrooks. 13-3t Wanted fro Buy Forked Leaf White. Oak Logs fO. 1 grade. 18 inches and up in diameter. 12-14-ft. lengths. See Ralph Saunders, Phone 7-3174 or William Duckett Yard. North Alain Street. Phone 7-4683. Pec. 19-1 mo. HENS., We-, pay market price •JfOfcLY' GROCERY MARKET B02'W. 3rd. Phone 7-9903 " r 8-01 Political Announcements The Staf IS atiih6fliM<d id fln- nounee that the following are candidates for public! office subject to the action of the Democratic primary elections. F6r HARRY HAWTHORNE •CLIFFORD BYERS For County Clerk ARNOLD J. MIDDLESROOttS JOLLY (AMONETTE) BYERS ARTHUR ANDERSON Lost 1 MAN'S new brown glove. Lost Thursday in downtown Hope. Finder leave at Green's Clean* ers. 11-St SMALL, black clutch bag near Jack's News Stand Sunday Morn ing. Phone 7-3661 or 7-2806. Reward, ll-3t Aggies in Bid to Move Up in Ratings By BEN PHLEGAR NEW ORK W) — The Oklahoma Texarkana WMisttf a Baseball Team TEXARKANA CP — An attempt to- organize a protessional •baseball club here has tidefi abandoned for the jiresent. Ernest PV Reajfan,. spbkesrtiah for the .Would-be sponsors, said a playing jjield couldn't be obtained. He cldri't explain why'his group couldn't get the park which formerly Was the home .of the TeX- arkana Club of the Class B Big State League, but reports wei-e that an agreement could not be reachsd on a rental price. Reagan said he and his aisso- ciates probably Would trp again next year. The proposed' club 'Would have beeh a member of the Oil States League, a Class C circuit, organ' ii.c.A at Dallas last Sunday. The Texarkana Big State franchise was dropped at the end of last season. NfiW YORK I/V. — The society j for the prevention of voting Bill Terry into baseball's Hall of.Fame most likely Will diiband forever aft er tha latest batch of ballots is counted next week. For many it will be a sad occasion. The several hundred members of the Baseball Writers Association Who participate in the balloting have, not all belonged to the soc- letj?. Its membership has, in fact, seen limited to those who had the apportuhity of knowing the New York Ginnts first baseman and manager personally up to the time of his retirement a dozen years thcre is a Ion 2 pause. Texas Hanging Onto 3-Way Tie A&M Cowboys today put in strong bid to rplit the trio of For Sole 1947 JEEP, four wheel drive. Metal top. Priced for quick sale. Phone 7-4568. 31-tf FIREWOOD for sale. ,Green mixed hardwood,. Mostly 1 oak. Phone team,? which have dominated the top spots in the Associated Press weekly basketball polls. Hank Iba's terors of the prairies have been running a weak fourth .behind Kentucky, Duquesne and Indians. But in their suport now they can offer a season's record of 14 victories in 15 games with the one Joss coming by a single point against Minnesota. The Cowboys lassoed the llth- rnnking Jayhawks, last year's NCAA Western titlisls, last night S4-50 for , their 11th straight triumph and their 27th in a row on their home court. After a poor start Kansas had won six straight, including the Big Seven's preseason tournament at Kansas City. The . Jayhawks ",7-2345, 9-6t WELL cured Bermuda-Dallas grass hay. 'Heavy bales 60 cents, No qhecks, L. L. ( Gordon's. Farm at Sandy BOisd' , Arc- Creek, ^op? On Columbus ROad. - 12-6t , j: ,» *T -.in '< r. JUST? received car load stock salt. i,$l'.15, per 100 Ibs. Phone '7-2547 Hope Feed Company, " 12-01 SPORTS .By tALBOT. Baltimore Hurling Staff Brings Pause By JOE ReiCHLER NEW YORK Ml '— Whenever baseball folks discuss the Baltimore Orioles' pitching staff th-;y Usually begin with Dor. Larsen and end With Bob Turley. In between ago. Unless Bill Dewitt, holdover vice 'Up to now this number has been]President from the Browns is fr.ll sufficiently large to prevent Terry'si wet. the Oriole? will have a kid getting the requisite number of pitclwr inspring training camp as votes to have his bust poured at'good os either Larson or Turley. Cooperstown. Finally, though, a The » rookie's name is Rinold point has been reached where lho|<Rhiy> Duron, who toiled in the Solid vote of the society promises Texas League last year with San to prove only a final lighting ges- Antonio. Ho also formerly played *^ .. . . ^ •. . _ . .. *il- *1 Tli T51..OJ, T..J^ nn r*t 4\*n ture, and the odds are about 3-1 that Terry will crash through this time. with the Pine Bluff Judges of the Cotton States League. 'Duren is probably our best Basketball By the Associated Press Lafayette 57; Lehigh 50 La Salle 69; Manhattan 61 George Washington 66; Virginia Military 50 North Carolina State 68; South Carolina 62 Wa!o Forest 9C' Duke 89 Oklahoma AIM 34: Kansas 50 Culver - Stockton 91; Carthage (111.) V9 Kansas Wcsleyan 81; Bethel (Kan) 61 Southwestern (Kan) 71; Pittsburg (Kan) 59 Missouri Mines P5; Principle 56 Ouincp 79 Illinois College 68 SterMng 84 : Tabor (Kan) 48 Ottawa (Kan) 78; Friends (Kan) 47 Missouri Vallay S9; William Jewell 79 Rico 69: Texas Christian 52 -Texas 49; Texas A 1 M 46 .Arkansas State Tchrs 68; Ouach- itn 67 Waylnnd 97; Panhandle (Okla) Aggies 71 Arkansas Collegfi 82; Pendrix 137 Wyoming 72: Colgrado State G3 North Little Rock 61: Hot Springs 0 HAVE buyers for all size farms. Need replacements for 15 recent sales. Fast Action. United Farm Agency. 101 JEast Front Street. Phone 7-3766. Jan. 1-lmo. Real .Estate for Sale BEAUTIFUL 4% room house. Hardwood floors. Venetian blinds nice chicken house and yard, Small orchard. Located east on Highway 4. Owner leavnig, town, possession at once 12-3t GREJBNJNG REALTY CO. Real Estate Insurance, Phone 7-4681. •Loans stayed even through the first 20 minutes but A&M spurted" into a 41-32 load in the third period and stayed well in front. '. 'Boo Mattick, the ; Oklahomans 1 1 center, held B. H. Born, the •Kansas big boy, to six points and scored 14 himself. 'Frank Bigham led the third-period surge and ended high man with 15. •• Nrnth-i'nnking Duke was upset by ,Wake Forest 06-89 but^ two, other Aoft 10 members won: easilyJ Holy Crags, No. 6,, outscored Boston Col" ege 33-12 in' the final quarter in winning 83-57. George Washington, No. 7. "overoowered Virginia Mili- ;ary 66-50. The Crusaders and Co- onials each have won 11 without a defeat, Dickie Hemric, playing his first full game since injuring his ankle Jan. 2, scored 34 points for Wake forest as the Dacons handed Duke its first loss in Atlantic Conference play. Niagara, No. 13, coasted over the University of Mexico 77-41. and Rice, No. 15, whipped Texas Christian 'tfS-52 in me Southwest Con- DALLAS W) —Texas held onto a first-place tie with Southern Methodist end n ationally-ranked Rice had narrowed the gap a bit today in the Southwest Conference basketball race. Texas A&M and Texas Christia.n were the'victims last' night. The Aggies lost 49-40 to Texas whild Rice has having an easy time in Houston with TCU 69-52. But' tht Longhorns had no easy time in College Station where .the fighting Aggies just didn't want to lose. : The lead changed 13 times and, the scoro was tied 10 times in one: of the season's most hectic defensive battles. '"•' Aggie Guard Pat McCrory, , his team',3 high scorer for the niglit with '1.5 points, hit thre e straight jump shots midway of the final quarter. This offset Bob Waggeri- | er's deft tip-ins and gave the Cadets n'.. 3E-37 lend with little more than.7 minutes playing time left. It was a different story at Houston where Rice wan never in doubt ns tha polished Owles took their 12th game in 13 starts. The. Owls took the lead going into the ond quarter and never lost Stated succinctly, the reason is Dittoing prospect in the minors." that there suddenly is a shortage jDcwUt said last June, "He's a Of real, authentic baseball groats strong armed righthander who is to vote for — that is, beside Terry, j averaging a strikeout an inning. To be strictly honest about it, there, He should be ready for the big never has been any real doubt that [leagues next year." Bill's batting and fielding and managing records entitled him to shelf space. Only the personality of Terry, the pilot, was over at issue. : ,Up to a year ago, it always was possible to vote for at least a .couple of players you thought were greater than Tcivy, and to leave his name off the list with a. perfectly clear conscience. Bui when Dizzy Doan and Al Simmons made the grade on the '53 ballot, .that about took care of the last of the group. 'sj Now, as the boys wet .their pencils and look over the list of candidates, they discover that the only dnes in position to challenge Terry Notice TURE GO* 1 Hope, ew-. arid " Blind* " lsture SUBSCRIBE Texarkana Gazette. 30c weekly dally Sunday complete sports. KCMC-TV programs. Dale Hartsfield. Phone 7-4610. Dec. 11-1 Mo, INCOME Tax Service. Nearly ' every farmer and many other,s are required to file tax returns in January. Maybe we can help you. Phone 7-3731 J. W, Strickland. „ ' Jan. 4-3 wks. BECOME Tax Service. No wait• tog. Two accountants. Farm Bureau Office 101 East Front street, Phone 7-3760. 5-lmo, WOULp the party who picked up WWte folding truck ingatc pn road between Bqley's Court and Long's Store about 3 weeks ago please notify Toletex Oil Co. ll-3t Services Offered MATTRESS renovation and innerspring work. Cobb Mattress Co. 810 South Washington Phone 7*2622, Dec. 30-lmo, CALL Payne Brothers. House movers, insured, contractors. Public service commission numbei m-1425, 813 Central Avenuo Stamps, Arkansas, Phone 3-44^1 fef Stamps, Arkansas. Jpn. i-lmo FOB cabinet making, bookcase^, re finishing, upholstyy, baby and dol furniture. Prices reasonable. Cal Dursn finished the season as the Texas League strikeout king with 212. He won 12 and lost 12 but hurled a no-hitter and two one- hitter;;. Another San Antonio graduate worth watching is Bobby Balceno, called the hustlingest player in the Texas League. The 5-0, 150-pound ballhawk batted only .270 but waV loped 20 homers. Third baseman Bob Caffrey comes up from San Antonio rated a fair chance to stick despite a .207 hailing mark. First basemen Ed Mickelson cojnes up . from San Antonio with a .294 batting mark. The prize of the entire lot, how- i~ based on the strength they ever, may be a little Mexican sec- Showtci a year ago — are the two ond baseman named Vmicio Garcia. Onlp 23, a flashy fielder and a .305 hitter, Garcia' was rated the 'ex-Yankee, catcher Bill Dickey and 'outfielder: Joe DiMaggio. Some still think'. DiMnggio .would have been voted in a year ago if there had not ben a premature report of his election, which created resentment. While many experts consider second baseman in the minor leagues by many still qualified baseball observers. Chuck Diering, a $15,000 drafted had a fine season with Minneapo Dickey to have been the greatest Us where he batted .322, slammed catcher ever/ and no few are ready' ™ homers and drove m 74 runs right up with I The iormer Cardinal and Giant .. . , ... -?!...»V.n r.n*. If Q1 ' V, ml»r»\7O V .Tim H Flfl m,. .WITj.91 to ra riK jjuviaggu ngnt up witni- 11 " 1 ii«"«-' „«.„...„. —._ ----; the sec- 1 Tris speaker in center- field, it isiflychaser is 31,'however. Jim Frid it Genel extl . emely doubtful thst the bulk of ley batted 201 at.San^Antonio and Schwinger scored 17 points for the the voter? w jn nour their names in Owls'. i n sufficient volume to up both of Leading Southern Methodist, con- them in the hall ahead of . Terl . y terors of nationally 15th-ranked t hi<! (imp querors Rice .n their season opener, play what -'s due to be a fired-up Ar- kanspts five Saturday, night._ ; > Not Hard to See Why Miss Kelly Is Star By BB 'THOMAS HOLLYWD W) .'— ' It's not hard o see why Grace Kelly is one of he fastest rising young stars In ecent Hollywood times. 1. She is btonde and beautiful. ference. Texas remained unbeaten in Southwest Conference play by edging Texas A&M 49-46. The Longhorns have, won thre. Frank Selvy, the nation's highest ncorer, hit for 40'points, well under his season's best, as his Furman v eam beat Clemson 87-69. North Carolina State found South Carolina surprisingly tough before winning an Atlantic Conference game 68-62. Madison Square Garden, where college basketball first went Dig time drew its smallest regular season night double-header crowd in 20 years. Only 5,206 cash customers rhowed up to see LaSalle defeat'Manhattan 6R-C1 and "George' town win from N.ew York Univei s'ith 75-67. Arizona won its first . Border Conference game in two • starts edging New Mexico A&M 67-65. Charles Is Favored Over Scatterfield By CHARLES CHAMBB.Ri.AIN CHICAGO W) — E.z?ard Charles fights Bob Satterfield In Chicago Stadium tonight as a 3-1 favorite And the whole thing is summed -up bluntly by Jake Mlntz. Charles' enthusiastic little manager said today: "The last 12-6t ft- Night Py Tho Evide Jiaptl 209, East Orange, N. <>, H, 1. BiUy or's ee E. Uveyett Phone '-36B8 ;t||ne J Men Sat t er field, Rex Layne was standing over prone body Don't lell me that bum got off 'the floor again. . .AH we \vant to kngw is wnat's par on Satterfield's china. Sattarf-eld isn't that bad. He's probably one of the hardesj punch ers in the business today. Like Rocky Marciaho, be, can knock ou a guy with one shot. However, in, return, 1he Chicag Negro, hus been 'an InconsUten winner at pest. He was 42 vie tor.}es, ?s by kayoes. but be Ifta beenchllled 9 times himself in' 14 defeats. The experts <Jon't Jook fpy t& night's ^pheduleS JtO-roundej? to g r Wright, THB-OAK9 fl«r Nw Managemelnt SPECIAL IUNCHES " 67 Reading^ FH>I ,10• - < f ? 2. She can .act. This unusual combination has of MOP wought her a series of choice pies, generally as a wife. She.was jary Cooper's spouse in "High SToon," Ray Milland's in "Dial M or Murder" and will shortly be William Holden's in "The Bridges at Tokp-ri." She was also the wavering wife in "IVtogambo." Her present ro'.e in "Rear Win low" is her .only departure. 'She lays Jimmy Stewart's sweetheart. I hope r don't get typed," says 3rac2, who is unmarried. She has >een a pretty cool character in her ilm roles so far. But things are warming up for,her in "Rear Win dow,' 1 She has some smooching scenes with Stewart which Alfrec •litchcock says are the hottest he IBS'" directed since'the famous love match of Ingrid Bergman and Cary (rant in "Notorious." "They certainly ought to be the closest love scenes of all time," observed Grace. "The camera has been inches^ away from our faces. The other day I ai>ked if my hair ne'eded fixing. Hitch tole me my lair wasn't in the picture; just my ace. Can you imagine how it will ook on the wide screen? Immense-" Grace seems to talk in the tones of an English lady, but she actually s a Philadplphian. .She was born here 25 years ago, her lather being John Kelly, a well-known building contractor. JShpw busjness was In he family,' however. Her uncles were playwright George Kejly and ST. LOUIS (/H — Guy A. Thompson, truste for the bankrupt Missouri Pacific Lines, said today he olans an active effort to bri ng about reorganization of the rail- rond. '-..•• Federal Judge George H. Moore, in whose court bankruptcy proceedings began i:i 1933, granted Thompson permission to intervene. Thompson, in his petition to the court,' noted that continued failure to settle reorganization hurt nil creditors and security holders and that several interested parties told him h'e might be able to compose difference beUyeen security holding groups and speed up proceedings. He said he has under consideration a. general meeting of all interested parties, but has set no date. ..Reorganization plans were filed in 1940 1944 and 1949 but all met' opposition .from froups who said their holdings .would be wiped out in the process. • • Opponents have argued that the proposals, so far failed to consider increased earnings of the railroad during and since World War II. A pos.sible fourth plan is under study by the interstate commerce commission, Frank Kellert hit the same at Ok lahomn City. Rocco Ippolito hi .229 with the same club and Bob Masser had a, .281 average will Wichita. At Brooklyn, the Dodgers' grea shortstop, •••P.eewee. Reese, .... isn' ready to;.:r^tir.Q ; ;;'B.ut. when ; he? is the Dodijers have a replacemen waiting. He is Don Zimmer fron St. Paul. Zimmer, 12 years younger than the 34-year-old Reese is a reall; Three Hurlers Are Holdouts By ED SREN PHILADELPHIA Iff) —Three ma- or league hurlers who viewed the prowess of opposing hitters with a certain amount of contempt last year are eyeing 1954 contracts in ,he same fashion. The Philadelphia Phillies had double-barreled contract problems today with both 23-gsme winner Robin Roberts and outfielder Richie Ashburn picking up where Bobcats Trounce Arkadelphia by a 60*35 Score The Hope Bobcats won their ninth straight game, as they-trounced the Arkadelphia Badgers 6035 in a district game at Arkadelphia last night. The Cats took an early 13-8 lead in the first quarter and added 20 points in the second period to go out front 33 to 14 at halftime. Both teams tallied 14 points in the third quarter. All of Hope players saw action in 'the final naif The Cats committed only 8 fouls in the entire game two of them came in the first half. Garnie Hatch's 15 points lead all scorers. Sonny Griffin with 14 followed. In the game preceding the senior boys, the Hipe Bobkittens overcome a 18-8 lead by the Beavers, at halftime to go on and defeat them 34-28 in a hectic finish. Larry Bruce was high point for Hope tally ng 12 points, 8 of them came in ,he final period. fine hitter with extraordinary Hope FG Hatch 0 Griffin 5 Halbert 4 Mitchell 1 Stanley u Mangrum 2 Hollis 3 Russell 0 • FT TP 3 15 ' 14 10 Huddleston 1 Bruce 0 Totals : 22 Arkadelphia FG Baker ......-• • 3 Eiratton ...:...... •/.•. 1 Thomas : 3 4 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 3 0 4 9 1 3 1 16 60 FT TP power to all fields for such a comparatively small chap. He's 5 foo' 9 and weighs 165. As a rookie he has an addec obstacle His skull was fractured by a picth last July and Zimmer was in a coma for five days. Although the operation was com-' plete success, there is the questin whether he will face pitchers with his previous fearlessness he was a .300 hitter at the time of the accident. Zimmer will receive plenty of competition for the leading rookie candidate from the 18 other newcomers at the Dodgers Vero Beach, Fla., spring training camp. One who may provide plenty of competition is Edmundo Sandy Amoros, the flet little Cuban outfielder who led the International League in hitting with .353. Nine new pitchers will vie for a spot on the varsity. Four are graduates of Montreal, three from St. ! Paul, and two'from Fort Worth. The best record is owned by Tom Lasordi, a crafty little southpaw who had a 17-8 mark and a 2.81 erned run average at Montreal. Ross Nowlin . Hardage Gladden 0 2 . 1 3 1 0 0 6 4 7 11 1 2 : 4 35 Totals '..... 14 The Senior and Junior girls came out victorious over Blevins sextets last night while the B boys were los. ing. The lady Cats scored a 41 to 36 win and the Junior misses were winning 42-24. The "B" Boy's took a 66-47 loss at the hands of the Blevins senior boys. they left off as defensive standouts last season. Both fielded their 1954 contracts on one bop yesterday and whipped them back into the Phillies' front office before owner Bob Carpenter could say "Sign on the dotted line." "I have no intention of signing that contract," &aid Roberts. ./"I'm asking quite a bit more," said Ashburn. Carpenter sadid: "I don't antici- opate trouble in adjusting the difference." jeypnel six rounds. There is little jetting despite the odds. Satter- ieW, at >J82 pound* — about eight ighter than Charles -r is expected 0 etArt flailing ay/ay at the open- ng bell and continue- the 'pace with the hqpe of 8 connection. Charles i£ figured to have too much experience to get hit on the target. i Only twice >n his pro career, dating fronj 1940 hag the ^2-year- old former heavyweight champion been knocked put, The first kayo was by \ Marshall in 1943, when he was fresh out of the Army and the other' "In July J95l when he lost the heavyweight crown to rsey Joe W^lcott. Charles, ranjted th ( e ^o. I heavyweight contender pfter Ms lOtti- When a modern military leader is called "great captain," the figurative use of the -title reflects fio great early-day importance of the rank. Walter C. Kelly, "The Virginia Judge" of vaudeville. An independent pal, Grace marie tier''way U P on her own. She studied two years a 1 the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, then won • a role in a New York show, "The Father," with Raymond Massey. Twentieth Century-Fox picked nor for a role in "14 Hours." "Yos, I played a wife in that one too," she recalled. "I was supposed to be getting a divorce, but my husband was caught in the traffic jam of people watching the man who was g9ing to jump off a building. -The experience got us back together. The critics, couldn't see how ihis had anything to do with the majp plot Tho picture lost a lA- in Frswisep last- 4non&> I* sJM §t Jarjano/s, title "Twenieth offered me a contract, hut I didn't think I was ready' for it. thought I needed more 'training in the theaer." So she. turned her back on the Hollywood gold ,and returned to New York. After some stage and TV work, she did "High Noon." That brought forth the offer for "Mo^ambo," which was accompanied with a, Jerm contract. Did she tWnfc sh f e was ready for it them? ,sbe ••' admitted. "But the part wa? good, and I was eager to ftp Afcj$$i SP J signed." fine® then hes ''.-. ha,ve been, loan/ CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE "DO THEY both want to marry you ?" Andrea . asked interestedly, as the screen door banged behind her brother. Dale disclaimed that possibility with an easy smile. "Can you honestly Imagine Don wanting lo marry anyone?- As for Phil— surely you • know he hands that line to all his girls!" "A lot of them have wanted to marry nlm," 'Andrea said, her flnger absently tracing the outline ot a garish petunia on the chair arm's chintz upholstery. "I happen not to be one of them." Dale lifted her hand to smooth bacU her hair, and Andrea, looking up in that instant, caught the flash of Kelly's diamond, and the wedding ring. . . . "Oh," Andrea said .in a changed tone, "you're married." Dale lowered her hand slowly and spread it flat on her Unce, palm down thing now, "It doesn't mean any- She raised her eyes. Mrs. Kelland Fraser has been just a name, and nothing more, since Kelly died over two years ago." Andrea edged forward in her chair, her hands clasping its arms in a pose of delighted discovery. "So you're the girl Kelly Fraser married!" Dale recoiled, as if a careless hand had touched a sensitive antenna. She said in a low voice, "You Unew him?" "No— but 1 Knew his father," Andrea said. "We met in Italy, while t was studying there. J was a nomesick young girl, and Mr. Frsser was a homesick father. We had dinner together, ana 1 alJ ne talked about wa.s 'My son Kelly'! Naturally, when I came back to New York and heard about Mr. Fraser's death, 1 thought about that 'dinner, and his son. ^ would like to have met Kelly. His father waa a darling. It's odd we never did meet, moving in the same so- ciaJ circles whenever i was in New, Xork. I'd hear scraps ot talk, here and there. Thftt Kelly Fraser had and gone sprae- left New where to write a book. That ne was Jiving oo a farm, and nag 1 married, a farroer'8 daughter." She stopped, unabashed, and smiled. MU was the current phrase, and obviously U doesn't fit! Coined with malice aforethought, Undoubtedly. Quite a, -few disappointed wept into pWJoyvs I'm what's known as a catch. I'd have been yobblccl up! Andrea leaned back and studied Dale thoughtfully. "A young and beautiful widow. And. rich. .You shouldn't have any trouble competing on the marriage market." "What makes you think I want to compete?" Dale asked, keeping her voice steady. "Almost every woman does, doesn't she? .And statistics say a widow's chances are fairly high." Dale felt a blind rage at the girl. Apparently it was not only the men she had to fight. The rebuffs and stings could come from the women, too, who regarded her as once-married, eager for a chance to try again, and stiff competition on the "marriage market." She met Andrea's eyes levelly. "Almost every woman. Are you eliminating yourself?" Andrea walked over to the piano and tapped a key absently. Then, running her hand over the keyboard In a perfect arpeggio, she turned. Her face was serious. "Yes," she said. "I eliminated myself the day 1 gave my first concert." She sank Into the chair again. Marriage involves the sacrifice of self, either by the man or the woman, or both. Music is my self, and 1 could never sacrifice What. And I couldn't ask a man to give up something I'm not willing .' to give up myself, coqld l-"i It wouldn't be fair. 1 couldn't make a man nappy, and I'd only make myself miserable trying. Don and 1 are a pair. We're not the marrying kind.* So don't fall In love with Don! Phil's a much better bet — If you can catch him." Dale £elt the blur of her anger clearing. To her amazement, she even began to be amused. "Our talking like this would be almost funny, Andrea, if you were not so terribly In earnest." "I'm being impertinent, you mean?" "Something like that." 'Andrea's apology was offhand, but genuine. '• "I'm sorry, Ypu're right, ot course. It's none of my affair." Several mornings later Dale awoke alone in the big canopiecj bed. Evidences of Ajidrea's occu^ pancy were in. the thrown -off sheets of her h,alf of the bfd, the depression of her pillow, and e faint, tantalising fragrance, On the . tie's 9rystaJ hobnails gjinted. to ' of •Thought it;at a little shop near my hotel in Mexico City," Andrea had said last evening. "Help yourself!" . How alike she and Phil were, Dale thought. The wide pendulum-swing of temperament, the attractive impudence, the disconcerting blend of selfishness and generosity. Why did Agatha Galbraith disregard the obvious similarities between those two; and Invariably bracket Andrea with her older brother, Don, the solid, the dedicated, the dependable 7 And yet— -Agatha was right. Don and Andrea were alike In that they were entirely self -sufficient. It was the reason for Dale's naturalness, the lowering ot her guard, whenever she was with Don. He gave her nothing, asked for nothing. Any relationship with Aridrea would be on a similar no- give, no-take basis, "And that," Dale said aloud, "suits me fine!" She kicked the covers off, Last night, Dale hail talked with Aggie about the job Phil had merir tioned so breezily in Swanscombe. Apparently, everything was arranged for Dale to start right in, Aggie must have been certain I'd come back! Dale thought ruefully. But she knew grateful moments, as she showered -and dressed, that the hurdle of a preliminary Interview had been eliminated. All she had : to do was go to the address Aggie had given her, walk into the new office, and talie over another set of books. She sprayed on some of Andrea's perfume and stared at herself in the mirror. Why was Dale Fraser here at all, in this strange room, thjs pig, thrusting, driving city? Why, when she could be at hpme, sniffing Grandmother's breakfast popovers instead of this ajien scent from an atomiaer ? She swung restlessly away from the mirror. Mary Cassatt's "Moth" er arid Child" was framed over the table by the window. To pale, the salient point, caught and held with true Impressionistic permanence, was the love revealed in the mother's hand, A wave of loneliness surged over Dale, Why was she driving herself like this? The answer was in a Piego Rivera print —nudging the Cassatt with Agatha's usual irreverence of conformity—and another pair of hands. Kind, but atrpng and, hs,ndj t. Ji53. to fil^e Macfc. Pl w

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