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r-'Y-v';•'< """ " HOPE STAR, HOCE, ARKANSAS Matt J»§ to ttf&ete pa jr Before Publication ti jSiVV. «W- feS'' *•& iViJsM', 1.20 "USD'' 2.10 *,« 170 „-1,00 |.00 & DISPLAY 4,« 8.M B.'ot 10.80 13.00 U.SO 16,00 » We pet hick 4. OOe per inch . „ , 80ft per Inch quote!,obov« if* for eon* ll;tok« l the onlWtay rdt«. n6u bdV0i*ij&iriO COpy hill S p.m. for «ftofi in; Want Ad» imln* co,ll*d to »ifr attention II-AI'iftrtftlofi' of od ona ,. '7-3431'J'T STAR }, Prcw 1>27 y ,18 f 192» BjritvWy* weekday 'afternoon by M R, PUBUSHINS ;CO. JAPalmir,vpro'i1<l«nr rfrWothbUrn; Sbcy-Trw, «f*» Stol" BuildlllB "' Bi* Jouthf Wdliw:- Strm, •• pe, Arkamoi < Wpihburn,'Editor & Publlih.r &Jefiei, . Mflhafllna • Editor 'Hoimoiv. Moch. Supt. l«, Aclvcrtltlna' Manager Kl'^t'jteeond, class matter at *J9W«»V °*' Hope, Arkansas, Act of March 3, 1897. ifof, the .Audit Bur«au of itlbn-Ratej (payable In od- ritr.ijn Hopt and rulohbor- ".'".7'13.00 • f ., r ,,--<d t Nevada, ay and Mlll»r coun- ..'»'.".„}. .' 85 ,....|.....«»«^.«.^M 1,60 ......1... «."...«'*.... *. 2.60 1 ' .u.i« Vi 4 50 I Y *"v.*[i '" : i jVj .'.'".',.,.;..""."'.'.'.'" 3.25 itM<M.M.>., 6,so ,.„.-,. ,.......'........,..„.. 13.00 fcXdyertlilna, Represent at ivc«; r|p<sHH«s, v l/ic.; '1602 Sterfck '*—•-•- *' Tenn., 505 Texot , \ 2, Texo»;'360 N. ,'-CMcatjo I. Ill,; 60 E, '-fJe 17,'N. Y,; 1763 • Detroit ,2, Mich.; plclohoma City 2, t'the Associated Pres»; 5)5 f rest' is- entitled ex- Uie -for republlcatlon news printed In, thli i.». — i g || ^p nm - f v 3 or 4 room, fur, r'tnien£ • Close to town .QaU, Charles Benson ., , i.at lon'of Sweden is about SprlrigiUn^fpr-1954, e? $ US1P UTUR1C0, , Ark, an Fa- 'aV.^.-'-'J'V^/^fWSI For Rent UNFURNISHED live f eott house. One-half blodk from business district. No children, Phone 7-3C 1-U SOLEY'S C6UM, all new "8flier u Two people $3.00 Four people $5.00. Panelray heat, InnarsprinB, and foam pillows, Jan. 1-lMo. MODERN 6 room house. Furnished water, Patmos School. Phone 2007; . 1-Ot 2 BEDROOM unfurnished house 1118 Park Drive. $46.00 per month Phone > MM4i, 1-tl UNFURNISHED 4 room house. Availbale now. Space for garden. $20.00 monthly. C. E. Weaver. Phone 7-3143. 4-3t NICE -unfurnished 2 or 3 roomed apartment. Private entrance. Phone 7-3091. » 4-3t NICE 4 ROOM unfurnished house. Hnrdwood floors. Venetian blinds. 7-5850 after 5:30 call 7-4366. 5-3t Near Brookwood School. "Phone UNFURNISHED Apartment. Suitable i'pr single person or couple. Close' uptown. Utilities paid. See or call B. R. Hamm. 5-3t 3 ROOM furnished apartment. Bills paid. 4 roohi unfurnished house. 102 South, W&shington. Phone 7-2103? -' 5-3t For Sale DAIRY Feed. Hog feed, meal hulls, mixed. C. S. Moal. Salt $1:15 per sack. DANNIE HAMILTON 2Mmo. 8 COLUMNS, heart Cypress tongue and groove, 18 feet high,, diameter at bottom 24 inches and top 20 ^inches. See D. D. Ellis,* Nashville, Arkansas. l-0t 40 ACRE farm near Emmet, Arkansas. Nice modern five room house, E. M. Broswell Prescott. Phoni. 683AV. Feb. I-lMo. REGISTERED Angus bulls, 4 to choose from, your credit is good. See A. J. Israel. 1 mile west on old 67, Phone 7-2856. . 2-6t TWO good mares. Suitable for farm or logging work. Weight 2200 Ibs. P. H. Stephens, Blevlns. 3-3t HAY, Johnson grass & lespedeza mixed. T, S. McDavitt. Phone 7-2116. 3-tf Services Offered MATTRESS renovation - and innerspring work. Cobb* Mattress Co 310 South Washington, Phono 7-2622. ' Feb. 1-lMo. CALL Payne Brothers. House Movers, insured contractors. Public Service Commission number M-1425. 313 central Avenue Stambs, Arkansas. Phone 3-4481 in Stamps, Arkansas, Feb.2-lMo. Female Help Wanted STENOGRAPHER with one or more years' stenographer experience. Five day's 40 week, air- conditioned offices. Apply only b:v letter, giving full details. Lion Oil Company, Personnel Director, El Dorado, Arkansas J.flt Warted to Buy ONE row tractor and equipment. W. B. Ray, Rt, 2, Hope. 3-3t Notice INCOMK Tax Service. No waiting. Two accountants. Farm Bureau Office 101 East Front street, Phone 7-37d6. 5-lmo. I am back in my shop for saw filing South Main Street. M. C. Bruce 4-3t COX'S Cafe at Fulton will serve Turkey dinner, Sunday February 7, $1.00 per plate-plue drinks. 4-3t SUBSCRIBE Texarkana Gazette. Complete Sports. Other late news. KCMC-TV Programs. Phone Dale Hartsfield, Prospect 7-4610, Feb. 5-lMo. tost BROWN and white dog, part collie, 1952 hunting license tag and 1953 ravjes vaccination tag on collar, Answer to "Tex". Reward. Call 7-2670. Hope. 4-3t Political Announcements the Star Is authorized to announce that the following are candidates for public offide subject to the action of the Democratic primary elections. Five Arkansans Survive in Fof Treaiufef MARRY HAWTHORNfi CLIFFORD BYEftS DWIGMT R1DGOILL For County Clerk ARNOLD J, MtDDLEBROOKS JOLLY (AMONETTE) BYERS ARTI-IUR ANDERSON For Sheriff and Collector W. B. (Bill) RUGGLES .TIMMY COOK IRA T. BROOKS Alderman Ward 3 B. L. RRTTIG ARKANSAS MfiMPHt (R — Five Arkaftsans still p.re in the running for titles at the Mi-J-Sonth Golden . Gloves Tournament, which winds-Up, here tonigh:. ..,..'• The boys won semi-final- .bouts last night Five amateurs from Arkansas were eliminated, Arkansas winners in the.'Open Division were: Jos Reed of Osoeola,. ed out Merchant Konney lenrii! in 1:38 of the third" Irptmd of a light-heavyweight bout;?} Henry Harrison of Osceoli^ a llghlwuight. who decisionedviBiliy (The Kid Williams of Jackson, Tenn. ' Jim BagJey of Osceola, winner on a decision over Sz'mfhy'Austin of Jackson, Miss., in the featherweight class. ' •'."•;' In the Novice Division, Arkan sans James Honeysuckle of North Little Rock and Joe Stewart of Oseola won their fights Honey suckla, a lightweight, knocked out Dean Harvey of Senath, Mo., in 24 seconds of the first round. t Wel- ;erwcight Stewart decisioned Max Johnson of Jackson, Miss. ".'; Salesman Wan fed WHAT are your plans for 1054? A good Rawleigh Business is hard to bpat, Openings in Heinpstead County, For detail^ write to Raw- lejgh's, pep$. AKA-041-25-1 Memphis. Tenn. Also other localities ayaifable, . g.jt Fights Last Night By The Associate?" pr cg3 pkland, Calif, Irish Bobby Wood?, 43, Spokane, stopped Stann- ley gequeira, 134, Oakland 4. Newark N. J—Harold Carter, i89 Wtiden. stopped Dick Hiddick, 3186, Philadelphia, 5. phUadelphia -. Bolden Abrams, , PhiJadelpHla, outpointed Cor- sj Jackson, 135Vi, Philadelphia Tb ypir ip C i? the Year o| BY CARL BELL Associated Press Sports Writer The Arkansas Athletic Associ- tion prides itself on the guard it <eeps against commercialization of high school sports by member schools . or outsiders. Yet, the AAA's own Executive Committee does a commercializing job that would be a credit to the best professional promoter. In selecting sites for state bas- tetball tournaments, the Execu iive Committee considers carefully the cash bids of would-be hosts; which areas have teams most likely to go far in the meets arid thus keep the turnstiles clicking It certainly was no surprise, then; .that Jonesboro was awarded the Class A senior boys tournament this year. That city has the clearrcut championship favorite; a gymnasium which seats about 3,00 persons and agreed to /fork over to the AAA all the profits — plus helping visiting teams' financially. The AAA Executive Committee doesn't deny that it is •puttngi' dol- larsran'd-cents t emphasis O/'Toh the school boy sport and no eifffiEt s made to. hide it. . : .' "It's unfortunate," says Executive Secretary Johnie Burnett, 'but we have to have money to operate." The association gets nearly half of its operating funds from the basketball tclurneys. "We shouldn't even have to consider money and the strength of .ocal teams when we pick a tour- lament site," Burnett added. 'They don't in other states." . Burnett says high school: assoc- ations in jnost other states havo .alien the- pressure Off 'the state* ;ournaments by getting, their reve me from regular season' tourneys. The take cuts, from all the little nvitatibrial meets. Then, the only thing to consider n -pickling a state tournament site s whether a gym will seat all thu folks who'll vyant to see it, and If enough suitable gyms are available, the meet can be given to a different section of the state each year, Both oi' those conditions however, will be met .at Jonesboro. The class A tourney has been played atFayetteviUe .the past two years. Now it goes .to';a' far cor ner of Arkansas, where, no one will deny, basketball interest is aerennially the highest in the state. Put that'together with the facts that the Arkansas State College ;ym at Jonesboro seats more than any arena in the state except the Coliseum at Little Rock and that ;he home team is likely to see why the AAA expects record breaking attendance and receipts this year. The crowds also will be swelled ay the addition of a fifth day to the tournament • program. This eliminates morning games which many working people can't make. -The Hope Bobcats .will take on >erhaps their toughest district foe lere today when the DcQueen Leopards come to the local court. A doubleheader will pair the funior teams of the two schools .at 7 o'clock, followed by the senior game. Hope B boys, Senior and Junior ;irls will journey to Bleyins for .hree games' tonight. • ' In tournament play at Cale last night the local Independent boys earn was defeated 85 to 78 by Chidester. .-'.-..'-;• • Basketball By The Assoc'ated Press 'F'ui-rnan 92, Manhattan 80. St. Bonaventure 63, Seton Hall GO Kentucky 106, Georgia 55. Marjlnnd • 51, Washington and Lee- "5i--- - - "'-a- • : .'••'.'• Western Kentucky, 81, Stetson 03 Duk'-' 63, North Carolina 47. Oklahoma A «j N 5p .Wichita 51 OklJihdma City (39, CreJghton 54 KANSAS City University 74, Grnrtdvlew M Air Force Base 57 Arkansas Eech 92, Ozarks 82 Southern State Ark. 80, Hendrix Southern St(<te AvU. 80, Hendrix 6. ' Denver 65, Utah State 60. Giardello FpYored to Take Cqrtier By MQK HAND NEW YORK W — The light in the Gurcjen toaight suggests that Pj4 bromWe shout ''the ki^ with 9 and «'tnp vet at, we Bobcats Take HAPPY BIRTHDAY-A. "birthday card," commemorating the 44th ahhiversal-y of the Boy Scouts of America, Is Inspected by TV star Loretta Young With two Scout friends, Ken Grobman, , arid Bob Schwarz. National Boy Scout Week opens Feb. 7. Aggies Won't Be on NCAA Sidelines By BEN PHLEPAR NEW YORK i.?)—The Oklahoma A&M Cowboys are making 'certain ;hey won't be left on the sidelines, when the Western Regional' -NCAA Basketball Tournament opens on heir home court in Stillwater next month. They took their biggest strides so 'a r towards the Missouri Valley Conference title—and Jts automatic NCAA invitation—.last night by clipping Wichita 59-51 in-a 1 fierce struggle The victory was the Ag- ;ies'' fourth without a loss in leagiia play Jind put the second jlack. mark ogams; the Wheat- shockers' conffirence hopes. Wich- ta has -lost only three times in 22 starts but two of the defeats Dave come against Missouri Valley foes. "• ' ' ' : Wichita made it tough all 'thb way for the Oklahoraans and led twice in. the final, three minutes. Layups by C'.a>ton Carter and V. R. Darnpuse.'helped decide the issue in favor of the Aggies. Cldo Littleton of the losers was high man with 24 r'oints against 21 by Bob Mattick of A&M. BrennanHas Tough Record to Aneot SOUTH BEND, Idn. W The immjrtr.l Knitte Rutkne was 30 when he became Noire Dame's football coach in -19U'. Frank Lenny took over the Fighting Irish helm in 1941 when ho was 32. Now comes Terrence Patrick 3rennon at 25, inexperiences as ;i lead college coach to direct a [ridiron dynasty founded by Rookie and last bulwarked by Leahy, whose health wilted under the white-hot pressure of the Irish job Despite his brilliant record of hree straight Chicago High School championsips (1950-51-52), it ap- )ears n monumental assignment 'or the kid with the jutting jaw to major domo in the tradition of tockne and Leahy at Notre Dame. Yet I?ockne had no earlier coach- ng experience than helping Jess 91 3 r.nd l?li'l while serving as a chemistry teacher, And Leahy itarte-i as a sviRpfissfu) head coach at Boston College, ir. 1939 at the age of 30. However, Leahy had seven r.easons of college level con- ditionJni; as an pssi. c -(ant coach at leorgetown, 'ordham. Michigan State and Brennan has ,a surprisingly old head on his young shoulders. This aiher of two youngsters has met he first todal wave of public it on hi s new job wilh amazing poise and quiet 5,eU-a.?iurance. ' among the top ,10 of his division. Both »ad|Q (ABC) and television NRC) will carry the 10-round. nationally at .'0 p. m.. EST, Is a 2 to 1 favorite. GJardt.Ho shewed unexpected , pQwec ta W» last start, he^ hp gtpppeq, wbo neyer. Had IN THE PLATE—With a searing flame from an acetylene 'torch only about one inch from his face, Italian inventor Angelo 'Seconiti, left, displays real confidence in his new material. Called "Se'conditc," the new'material is claimed to be entirely resistant; (to fire and aeids. He says it is an excellent insulating material.) 1 It was recently demonstrated at a London. England, show. | SPORTS ROUNDUP .By QAYLE TALBOT. YORK: UP) — There h.is bcen^r. suspic:on for quite some time that'.the modern wrestling gams was not entirely on the level, here. haveV been dark rumors that the lardy brotherhood 1 works from a script, ard that the eventual \yiriner of any given "match' is knovvn before the .participants begin pulling iuiivss or. one another. . . ,, "Thole is no ..great.,shock,, the re fore,:in coming suddenly upon Her man Hickman's essay- in, the current Saturday Evening Post entitled ' Rasslin 1 Was My Racket", providing the ra'.'er has not lived any unusually scheduled life. The round man tells of his. hilarious experiences when he was /hitting the liusitihgs some 20 years ago as an ;.ll America footballer fresh out of Tennesse. In breaking this most sacred of air sporting trusts Herman doesn't cut any corners. He names names many of them nationzilly famous in their way, and he tells how the a'c.ts'--.bJ'C' arranged..-It is doubtful thajt. t>,e wi'estUnj., fraternity will think -Herman i« very funny, but he.- evidently is 'prepared to accept his ;burfieji,bein p : built-for it. Not. v.ntil, he gets .well'down into has narrative does the former Yale coach' throw one which this corner finds -a trifle' hot to handle. This is when he says that contratry to widespread belief, there is nothing anywhere near new about the praa tice 4E putting on a vaudeville skit for thi:.customerj. Herman asserts it was goine on ii\ gianddad'sday, i f >iot before Now, if ther on in e !r?, is a anything we have accepted rs gospel it is the legend that up to about a generation ago wi'Rsljing was so doggone honest that a real fan was in danger of yawning himself to death. Every match in the good old days when such giants as Gotch and Hficltenschniidt and Stretcher and 1 Lewis roamed the land was a gpnuine "shooting match" thai, ': 'not finish before dawn. Thai's what we've always been ;old< .Hickman says it simply isn't so, How he knows he doesn't say for ih,ei'e : was a lot of wrestling be- iore : hi.) gladitorial d<;but in ; 1932, Herman sounds mighty ; . sure of himself; He says that no mat- ;er how long a^o you experiences your ttvst; \vrestJing thrill, the adds are that you are being kid- desk The ° n ly diiference between ar»d now, he maintains, w.is method in Unknown Lead at Phoenix \ w Arw. tesser known lights in tournament golf by Australian Peter Thorn- JVlelbourne and Jack Har- Bl Pesg 40o(iinated the picas play po,ntimied into rouad of the $10,000 HjsPpeR. .. „_ . .._ who ylnys a fsw tournaments each winter rapped . out 64' s, seven strokes under par for the 36-35-71, G,ti90 yard covuve. I3o .Wininger of Oklahoma City Bear Bryant Takes A&M Coaching Job By HAROLD V. RAfLIFF COLLEGE STATION; Tex, Iff) Paul (Bear) Bry&nt, noted rebiiiid- er of football fortunes, comes here next week to star doing a job on the sagging Texas Aggies at the highest salary evpr paid a coach in Aggieland — $15,000 a, year. A handsome, personable coauh of Kentucky yesterday accepted a six-yeai contract and Will succeed Ray George as head man of football and also will tbke over the job of athletic director. Texas A&M obtained Bryant after a month's search during whicn it raised Its sights from' a three-year contract, at $12,000 a year to the proposition that could lure h-3 big feJlov fiom a top job at Kentucky. He had nine years to go on his contract there and Kentucky was paying him as salary variously placed at 8)2,000 to $17,000 a year. George, . ,\yho if. three years as , head coach' at. $10;500 a .-yedr won 12 gatr.es whi'.e losing. •14-" ; arid ; :" tying 4, resigned'. Jan.' 4 : ann,id.' rumblings of discontent from -the "'.alum? hi.'-.. : '":•• : •-'."•', ' ' ; >V''''V; ; "? ; A'..& M hasn't won ;'a_ SQUthw£S,t Conference • champion . sh'ip '•••: since 1941. .' ' ' '' Bryant pulled Maryland '•'{ from. -the doldrums In 1945 witlv; a ',6-^1,; record, iheen moved .to / "vK'e'ntucky ord., in eight yearsi/hef 'Won flO games, lost 23 and jtiodc.S.rand 1 had his team in foun b o\Vlrgame;s.-Hts first year at Kentucky-, saw him compile a 7-3 record.— the ;best' 1 at the ichool in 34 years. ,He v won the southeastern Conlederate championship in 1950. .'•'.'.',•' • . '-• "'•..•' ! All loM some 45 men 'were coh- sidertvi for tho job here but "most of them . eliminated, , ( th'e'rnseiyes from consideration. .When', -it . : was offered; to Bryant yesterday,, there was oniy one applicant on the list — Mike Michalske, "line ) coach- .of the Aggies. ' _- . Bryant was given a free. rein In nammj; his assistants and he also will say whether Barlow IrVin, the present athletic director,' stays in the- athletic department. was down with 72. Eden's Kin Joins Parliament LONDON, FcL-. 4 Ml — A .cousin of Foreign Secretary /Antho'ny Ede-i, Conservative Thomas Las- celle3 Iremonger. is the new member, of Parliament from the-London suburb of Ilford. '.Tramonger defeated .Laborite Tom Richardson, a 'schoolmaster, almost 2-1 in a special election yerterday to fill the House of Commons seat vacated'by Conservative Sir Geoff ry Hutchinson friJoy, yebfuory S, Jonesboro Gets Top Cage Billing By I^Rfe DCHISENHALL Of The Jfthftsbcro Sun JOWESBORO (ifi — The Jonesboro Golden t-turriciine, always a contender for the Class A state basketball title but not the champion ' since 1942., is going to be hard to stop before it is denied the crown this year. Right now, Coach Troy Bledsoe's athletes are rolling right along as the only major unbeaten schoolboy team "in the 3tale. The northeast Arkansas powerhouse has piled up. 18 victories, the iatcs a 45-41 conquest of Hoxii Tuesday night. Four of the wins included in the Undefeated string came during Johesboro's drive to the charnpion- frtiip.of the Arkansas State College holiday invitational tournament. . The state tourney, of course, Is tobe played In the Arkansas' State College gym at Joneshoro the third week in March Thus, if the Hurri- came survivors the District play offs, it will have the added advantage of playing on familiar hardwood. Two other District 3 powers, Blytheville and Loachville, are the Hurricane's victims. Bledsoe-led crew has licked Lions three times and the The the Chicks, . last year's District champs, once, Porkers Join Marines ' . ROCK (/P) — , Three .-'^nl- ve.rsity:' of Arkansas football player's;' Including one 1953 starter, have joined the -Marines in the past two days, '.;•'''-.'•• ... •• '-. ''Jim Gauthron of Little Rock, regular .center for the Razorbacks l.ast : ;fall; and due one more year of ..eligibility, explained, "We're just 1 ;kind of tired of school. "Signing, up with Cauthron at the Marine recruiting office here. this .mprning was Charlie Lutes of.Bly- theyille, .a reserve back. •Johnson Gunn, pint-sized reserve fullback : from Van Buren joined yesterday, .and was flown to San Diego; Calif, A recruiting sergeant said,' -"He's in training out there today." » Cauthron told a newsman: . '; 'I -wanted to get it over with. By.;' going in service now I serve tvyo years. If I had waited until I was' out- of school, I would have gone into the Air Force for four years." • He: was .a member of the .university!s RTC committed to service .upon graduation. Another athlete who entered the Marine . Corps today is Charles Bqggess'. of Little Rock Junior College. All said they would .return thool Upon con Marine services. to upon his appointment as chairman df ?-the National Assistance Board. •The count in the traditionally district was 18,354 to a,927. > it, 1953. by Kllzabtth Seltert d br Kiuf Featurn - SYNOPSIS Dr. Stephen Carr and h 1 s wife Shelly, are on their way to a dinner party honoring his venerufil' mother's birthday. Though polite to her always, Shelly well knew that th< very social Carrs had never really ao cepted her.- She was a stranger to them and to the little mldrwest cltv of NorfolU, where the Carrs resided a night club singer of uncertain back ground whom the whole Carr family believed Stephen had : married tnipul slvely. Aware oi their subtle snubs Shelly determines .to prove her inetal As she and Stephen drive to the fashionable home of the senior Carrs Shelly pities the Itinerant workers who have come here on new projects, many of them- living In pathetically squalid quarters. During the gay birthday party. Stephen astounds his folk, by announcing that he has joined wit) the armed forces and will soSn be off to the Pacific for- a rear. Outraged his doting father demands to know: "What will become of Shelly? What of the mcrtinal practice which Stephen had so arduously built?" CHAPTER FIVE MAY ANNA . CARR was a simple woman, a mother by nature and she would have'been no more had fate been iJindcr. She was not, and perhaps never had been; pretty. Her face was long, almost sheep- like. Her eyes were china-blue, and her abundant hair was now a, somewhat faded blonde. She wore it in a smooth pompadour, just as she had worn it as a young woman. Her expensive clothes looked bunchy and dowdy upon her. She was exactly as she would have been had Everett operated a grocery store. She'd been all over the World: she'd visited the rich and the great, and had entertained them in her own home, but she had acquired no gloss of sophistication. " ' . ' Her first reaction to Stephen's announcement had been shock at her realization that her son—her "baby"—would soon be in physical danger, but she had recovered enough to consider other results, •'What about your practice, Stevle?" she asked him anxiously, "You're, so well liked here In town. And, of course, there is the plant, but 1 mean your other practice. You say you'll be gone a year, but that's a long time for the people Who lean on you as their doctor. Laura Jarvls-—-and then tt.ere's Loretta Ransome's tjaby—it's next month," She paused iessjy, Stephen spoHe gently, smiles? •J Know, Mother, •, there are other- doctors ID town." Mrs. Carr's red,-pa|r$ed Ups, - '- (Jlsdain, Ang Stephen Jstug^j. ' " «. Excited comment popped up Ilk' small explosions all around -the room, "Is he a ffooci man?" aske< Everett sharply. "Yes, Dad, he's a very good man I've known him for years. He Was as a matter of fact,' the' one vh,< put me on to the aluminum-dus therapy at the plant." ; "Canadian?" •.';,>•/' ''. ( • "Oh, no. He. comes, from'i the southwest, originally, 'He's d o n i some work In the Pennsylvania mining districts. It was the plant's being here in' the clay area which sold him on coming to Nor* folk; 1 had the plant in mind when 1 asked him. ,But he's a t flne all around doctor—surgeon, too, .Perhaps the town will be sorry when 1 come back—though my dream ts to keep Craig here. He's very good." Through all the talk, Shelly had not been permitted to sit' sljenj, but she had offered no' definite opinions; her contrlbutippe had largely consisted of a smiling, murmured, "Yes, I Hnov," to the opinions of others, But now Mrs. Walsh turned purposefully t6 her and asked, directly, what she thought of this radical move of Stevie's, "1 am quite convinced," »h« paid, 'that good doctors are n«ed«d lit Korea. And. since I fljrmly ^ Jieve—" she looked dOWP Rt b hands folded in her lap,' looked up again, "—that Stephen is the best of, all doctors—^well—* Sh« lifted her pretty shoulders In an press»ve shrug. Every man in th« room laughed warmly, $ut the women regarded her coolly, Even her m o t h e r-ln-law wish you had talked Mm out of It, Shelly," she compJalnfld. "Oh, I could no^ hJiVf . . ? "Yes, you could, If I can man* age Everett, you can manage Stevie. They're exaqdy alike," -Yes, gifts," s»ld Shelly bav# This pleased Mw. gar*, »n4 K d been • worth Baying 1 , • though Shq»y had spoHen ously", "a girl wants to show up well .before a man." Everett chuckled. "Good girl!" he 'approved. "Though it'a going tp be tough on you, Shelly. You'll miss the boy." The 'Violet eyes lifted, dark and large. "Oh, yes," she said softly, "I shall miss him!" •Again the family group took over the discussion, Ruth's voice and -her strong face now the most prpntfnent. • "Maybe Shelly and her mother cat) live together, 1 ' Ruth said briskly. "You know— get an apartment—" Oh, Ruth, don't be silly!" cried Stephen, v sharply. "I've explained many times that Shelly's mother needs trained care, and that Shelly has neither the strength nor the trailing to give to an Invalid. She provides her mother with eve r y comfort,- goes to see her every si* weeks — Don't talk about her, duty! She does it, and will continue? to do- it. Besides, Shelly has other duties, She's going to stay right in our home, and take care of things. Aren't you, darling?" She looked up, smiled and' nodded. "What sort of things?" asked Everett suspiciously, "Why, she'll pay the light bilj,-^ thlngs like that Keep the moths out ot my civvies." This was rewarded by iaugbter f and people then moved about; Kate said something about having to go ipme, one of the children had been little croupy the night before, Bach one wanted a personal word \jrtth Stephen; his mother stayed elo«.e at his side, as if to place her body as a shield between him and danger. Shelly talked to the Reverend ?rewett, and confirmed her original iking of him, He was- a friendly and understanding young i; an, hpm boJug pppresslvely clerical. aggres&iyely, "brpad-mmded." j % process gf me next hour's shifting about, Bverett Carr came o alt; beside Sb?yy on the couch, rage had subsided Into a bit* . If tocfc h«r hand in his and patted t» "H,9W 4<> y«W feeJ, really, abput my dear?" he «sked

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