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^'f^'e-if-^' •* ., g^A? • SfA*i Hbrt, ARKANSAS Moftday, f^ebruafy 8, 19S4 1.89 ISO JWO '"JL40 a.to t.oo ._j per inch _.„. We p6r Inch „..„.,«»„• tiOe per inch ' abovii or* for ebn- «. Irreflular Of skip' fhe one-day rat*. b»f»j v*M»f >iJd'OoVertrain0 copy |o«»pted until 5 p.m. for «-"•»•— 'following day. „,* fe*«rv0 th» rlphf h» t.oll 6dvert!som«nti of- blltailor) oftU to reject «blt odverHilna iub- •oft* of fnoffc tettors, flute* wen 01 hotnu count o» one BEDROOM untuhilshed hbuse 1118 Park Drive. $45.00 per fntffitb Pnofte 7-2441, MI NICE 4 ROOM unfurnished house. Hardwood floors, Venetian bllhdg, 7;58SO after 5:3d call 7-4366. S*3t Near Brbokwood School. Phone Apartment. Suitable i'or Single person or couple, Close Uptown, Utilities paid. See t>i? call B. R. Hamm. 5-3t 3 ROOM furnished paid. 4 room house. 102 South Phone 7-2103. • apartment, unfurnished Washington. p» Star'Will not ba retpon. ,»rror* In Want Ad* tmtai r MSfllWd to" our attention " InM/ton of ad end LYHrW ONE, Incorr.ct *) $" r J 7-34&1 5 ROOM house. 408 South Banner, Call 7-3724. • 6-3t HOUSE. 4 rooms and bath. Close Iti. S30.00 per month. Call Howard Houston. 7-2261 or 7-2257. G-3t For Sale DAIRY Feed. Hog feed, meal hulls, mixed. C. S. Meal. Salt $1:15 per sack. DANNIE HAMILTON 21-lmo. Announcements The Star 18 authorized to announce that the following ate candidates fdi- public office subject to the action of the Democratic primary 'elections, POP Treasurer 1 HARRY HAWTHORNE CLIFFORD BYERS DWIGHT RlDGDlLL Pol- County Clerk ARNOLD J. MIDDLEBROOKS JOLLY (AMONETTB) BY ARTHUR ANDERSON For Sheriff artd Collector w. B. (Biii) RUCKJLES JIMMY COOK IRA T. BROOKS Alderman Ward 3 B. L. RETT1G 40 ACRE farm near Emmet, Arkansas. Nice.,modern five room house. E. M. Broswell Prescott. Phone 683-W. Feb. 1-lMo. REGISTERED Angus bulls, 4 tb choose from, your credit is good. See A. J. Israel, 1 mile west on old G7. Phone 7-2850. 2-Bt HAY, Johnson grass Sc lespedeza •mixed. T. S. McDavitt. Phone '7-2116. 3-tf I 'i every Weekday afternoon by <• *k *,.ni*K* t+tlt^rtJ* f*fl I IM <.JH. * Wajhburn, ,Sscy-Tr«». R«tTTh» Star Building aU'-' South Walnut 'Strwt. -lfourn, Edltof'S, Publisher ti,' lonil, Mor.ooing Editor ' ' «ontl«r, Mich. SUpt. , -Advcrfhlng Managor 1 second e\ais matter <H at ,»o?<s. ArkanrW, ',of*h« Audit bureau «f PARAKEETS. Young birds ready to leach to talk. Cages and feed. Billy Wray, Phone 7-3622. 0-3t Services Offered MATTRESS renovation and innerspring work. Cobb Mattress Co. 316 South Washington. Phono 7-2622. Feb. 1-lMo. Old Faces to Be Around in NCAA Meet By ftIP WASON NEW YORK W — College basketball's world series, the : anual NCAA ournament, gets under way exactly one mon^.h from today and it looks like a. reply of last year's .inept. \ n |Ratet .(payable :*ln od- - r.^n'-'Hop* and rulghbor- M* >,!'" ' -' r , " .w(»,.,l7^Hempirtead. Nevada, », Howord, and Mjller courv jtj»»;if7,"£i5:£. ""^' CALL Payne Brothers. House Movers, insured contractors. Public Service Commission number M-1426. 313 central Avenue ' Stambs, Arkansas. Phone 3-4481 in Stamps, Arkansas. Feb.2-lMo, Notice SUBSCRIBE Texarkana Gazette. Complete Sports. Other late news. 1 KCMC-TV Programs. Phone Dale Hartsfield. -Prospect ,-7-4610., < ; Feb. 5-'lMo. „_ SterfcK _, .- , -SOS Texat •„„.—,.,..—.<w,2, Texas; 3(50 N. loan'AVe,, CWcooo-1, III.'; 60 E., '"•V* Nw YorJt 17, N. Y.; 1763 • "jBldg., Detroit 2, Ml?r«; Bldg,, Oklahoma City'' 2, , Press: I* Entitled «x-, f republfcatiort j prmted^in th!» JM well o* all'Xp oows expert beauty care, long - lasting per*^ ', \i ARM MUTUAL OMo|ll.g INSURANCE E HUBBARD ESTERN SHARES • F--I^T n. * i — —1» -m ^rfTff '^ i (ajnffirpEt Tailor Shop Highway $7 Wfl,|rt IMlTURfCO, of City Limit? West arid_ Sell Veed Furniture How, Ark. -! f)J1<l|l> Al typ of FIQOP Supply "ill Salesman Wanted 'are your plans for 1954? A good'Rawleigh Business is hard to beat. Openings in City of Hope. For details write to Rawlehjh's Dept. AKA-041^254 Memphis, Tenn.< Also other localities available. * - 8-lt Morn than half a dozen of the teams that 'began the scramble last year .ni-e almost certain bets to quality again next month, with Indiana's defending champions leading tho way. . ' The Hoociers, heading toward their second straight Big Ten ^title with'a 7-0 confe/oncc mark, play host tonight to Minnestao, a team they whipped last month in Minneapolis. It's the lasr chance for Minnesota (6-i) although Indiana must also whip Iowa (6-1) on Feb 22. •; „••.. ;•,',;• •"•''' • . - . '.;, ; Bob Leonard and Don Schluiidt, the Hoosier on two punch sparked Indiana to a 79-74 victory over Michigan State Saturday, night.. The team was ranked third in thi Associated Press poll last Quails Unlimited Is Organized ULK ROCK «PI — Representatives from 14 counties yesterday organised Arkansas Quails Unlimited and elected Ben Hogan of Litle Rock president. Five vice presidents named were Dr. Lewis Hyatt Monticelio, Dr. R. W. Pickstt, Tcxarkana; Her' bert Moody, BaW Knob; Carl Par- tec, Magnolia; and Harold Nickles, Hot Springs. Jefferson, G;-rland Prairie, Logan, Bradley, Loncke, Columbia; Drew Perry, Hot Spring, Miller, Whila, Desha and Pulaski sent representatives to the organizational meeting. week. ..j • Notre' J3ame which* bowed to •• Indiana .in the NCAA • qu'arter-f ina,ls last J'?ar, . wnn its • 12th game against only .'two setbacks Jby turning bucl;, De- Paul 59,53; Saturday. The. irish, -ranged seventh. nationally, appear certain to be named ,one of Y the :''at'. large'' teams 'east -of " 8 to Carry State Into Golden Gloves FORT SMIT HM1 — Eight of Arkansas top amp.teur boxers will carry the state's colors in the re- giona' Golden Gloves tournament openiig at Kansas City today. The boys won state championships in the annual tournament lere Saturday night Only winers n tha state Op*n Division —those boys who have hadiprevious Golden Gloves experience — won the trip U> Kansas City. '. Mors than 150. talented amatuer sluggers from Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas and Texas are entered in the regional mnei. . In Saturday night'c state finals, flot Springs won the Open Division team championship, and Huntsville tok the Novice Division team title. Jack Postlewa'.te of Hot Springs v/on the- Barney Sugarman. Memor- al award as che boxer who con- ributeci most fo the tournament's success. Although he was eliminated in the preliminaries. Postle- vaile stayed throughout the three lays of fights tr serve his fellow earn members from Hot Springs as a second. Hero are the siftte winner: • OPEN DIVISION 12 pounds —, Billy Quick, Lit- Ic Rock, stopped Jimmy Killian, Hot Springs, TKO, 30 seconds, 3rd CREAM QUEEN - Lana Ba- shama holds the crown, she wore as the reigning "Miss Dairy/Queen," In Miami, Fla. The. pert; miss was. chosen by the National Dairy, Queen Trade Association's 2000 members. round. 118 pounds Doyle McKinney Y the River. The Negro Community By Helen Turner Phono 7-5830 Or bring Items to Mian Turner at Hicks Funeral Homo Mrs. Emily Langston died at her -home in Prescott Saturday February 6. Funeral arrangements are Incomplete, The Melody Five of Magnolia will give a musical program at Mt. Pleasant CME Church Sunday February 14, at 2:30 p, m. Sponsored by Mrs. Ruth Turner. Nelson-Will Post No. 427 will meet Tueisday night, February 0, at 7:30 p. m. All members are urged to be present. Busines of importance. Bryant May Leave for A&M Today LEXINGTON, Ky. W) — Coach Paul 3ryan*, x-eleasecl by the University of Kentucky, may leave lor Toxos A&M today but without tine customary thuiiks or good Wishes from the school he raised to a national grid powerhouse. At a special session yesterday, director of Kcmucky's Athletics Association issued a court formal announcement: "A mption was made that Coach •'» motion wag made that Coach Bryant's resignation be accepted. motion wa* passed." The absence of any seconded and expression of thanks apparently reflected the resentment felt ny Dr. H.L. Donovan, school president and other members of the athletic family over Bryant's desire to qujt, legc! Notice No. 7580A Jn the Chancery Court of Hempstead County, Ark. War<| NlcDowell ... Plaintiff vs, Douglas p, McDowell ... Defendant WARNING ORDER 4e*en4aiit, Douglas Mc- is \wn_ed to appear in this court wiVhfei thirty days and answer the complaint of the Plaintiff, , band ancj the seal i && el -Feb, §e;atle just as certain.,;, 'a choice for; on j; of, the W^stewrl'sat large" bertha' for,; tho secoticl!.. successive yqar',, jVow ,boasts the longest winning •streak "among the major .colleges, No. 22"whs a 71-49'romp over Gonzaga., Seatte is ranked sixth. Bantams *o Battle for ion By JACK HAND NEW YORK iff) — The lon^-dead' bantaniv/eight clais ifets a shot in the f.rm tonight . v.-jfh a North American championship bout at Bropklyon'-i ..'Eastern Parkway ,between champ Billy. Peacpck of Los Angeles : and Nate Brooks of Cleveland. . ' , The real world champ is Jimn^y Carruthers .,o : f Australia so -they are trying to, stir up American* interest with .a North . American crown Peacock won this title last Aug. 17 by whipping Pappy Gault at Eastern Parkway. This is his first defense. He is a 12-5 favorite. Brooks 20, is a former Olyhpic champion.- He iwljl. be . npaking his first fight over > six '^i dunds in the 12-round match, to be seen on television (Du Mont; in Rome sections of th> country. . Harry (Kid) Mathews of Seattle rnakes his firsts! f.rt since his defeat by Don Cockell when he boxes Jack Nelson of Salt Lake City, tomorrow at Spokane, Wash. Matthews si expected to kick out Nelson. Hot Springs, dt-.cisioned Ernie Miller, Wne Bluff. 126 pounds — Jimmy Lassiter, Fort Smith, decis;oned Subby Valenti, Fort Smith. ' 135 pounds —- Joe Perry, Hot Springs, decision-id Terry Forrest, Pine Bluff. : l47 pounds,— Billy Bock Subiaco decisioned Eail/Walker, Clarksville. . '.-:- ,;, ; ; 160 pounds — -Warren Adams, •Oark, decisioned Don Moore, Camp Chaffee. 75 pounds — Ron Conover, Camp Chaffee. riecisioned Aubrey McKnight, Pine Bluft. , Heavyweight — Billy Ray Smith, Little Rock, Knocked out John Wright ' Fort Smith, 1:20, 2nd round. NOVICE DIVISION 112 pounds — Karl Hudson, Hot Springs, decisioned Billy Burden, (Dzark. 113 pounds — Rodney Bieker, Fort Smith, decisioned John Mahan, Fayetevllle. 120 po unds — A, D. Jones, Little Rock, decisioned A. J. Greenword Spiro, Okla. /135 • ppunds — Lelam Moore HuntsvJlle', dec'sipnec! ,Ray Rogers, Conway. . 147 pounds — Don Vaught, Oark, decistoned Billy Noble, Conway. 160 pounds — Troy Clark, Huntsville, stopped ' Tom.' McDaniel, Spiro, Okla., TKO 1:20 2nd round. 1 75 punods — Bob Fowler, Pine Bluff, knocked out Grady Martin, Conway 50 seconds, 2nd round. Heavyweight — Jim Stewart, Conway, decisionod Henry Tabor, Huntsville. * . .. , - •!•! '"'iiJ- n • .i.>>.w • ... •> i ; : Jeil Black, another Michigan State hoy who is following the path broken by etablemate Chuck Davey, comes up to his most important test Wednesday in a bout with Chico Velar at Chicago Stadium. (DBS-TV;, They are thumping the drums for Black, who 1'as lost only one of 23 starts. Vejar, still in the Army, bgat Pat Manzl at Miami in his latest start. Madison Square Garden features midcUe.weigh.ts for the 'second week In succession with a .Friday pairing of Joey Giambn: of Buffolo, N. y,. «,nd Italo Scwtic.hinl of Italy, (ABC radb and NBC-TV). Gianjbra. Is ranked No. 8 chul- lenger to chiimr • Bobo ols °n in the latest ling rantings. Scortichi- nl, a rugged import a fought Curmen Basilio to « draw at Miami Jan, 1C in his most recent effort. Salt Laku City hits the network TV fipht schedule for the first time Saturday (ABC-TV) with, a Garth. Pantc-i. Jesse Tut ner middleweight match. Middlecoff, Fwrgoi in Phoenix Finals Pery p{ Death Kayoes Baffling Nelson By OM BRANAGAN CHICAGO (ifl — The courageous tragic life of Oscar (Batting) Nel son, one of,boxing's finest, endec yesterday in a charity ward. The former brilliant, and once wealthy" lightweight champion sue cumtied to lung cancer at the age of 71 — a wasted incoherent little man without a penny. It was the end of a slide from the heights of prestige and fortune <— a slide that began nearly 25 years ago for the storied Durable Dane, whose fists earned him the World's title In the early 1900s. He lost a half million-dollar fortune in the financial crash of 1929 and .spent his lust years subsisting on the public dole and handouts of friends. "KNUFF" SAID: - Singer Rosalind Courtright is all set for the cold weather as she ar. rives in Chicago from Hollywood. Kosalind is wearing, her ""n original mink fur knee She calls them "knuffs." the Chicago Bears to Play in State LITTLE ROCK (Ifi —The Chicago Boars, who boast several former Arkansas football stars on their roster, will meet the Philadelphia EagJes in an exhibition game here next Aug. 28. It will be the first appearance for the Pears in Arkansas The are a regulars In the an- the PJP.OQO fhyenix open-. Middlepoff, 3?-yeartold former aUoiii\l open champion from «mi^is, WOP the solid favorite to defeat the 39-year-old St. Louis P- Th.ey wojyin^ \\$ \n a 272 #9 at . end of the relation 78 holes of yesterday and both not pley |QT AFTER THE TITLE-James A. Martin is out 10 cop the champion llagpole-siliijig title. -Perched on a tiny platform atop a 40-foot pole in Miami, Fla., Martin alms to stay one year. The fia,gpple-siUmg record, set by a woman, is 152 days. professional football feature at, Wt>r Memoriul Stadium. Arkansans who now play for Chi- pago are tnd John Hoffman o£ jittle Rock, fullback Leon (Muns- cles) Campbell of Bauxite, tackle Tred Williams c£ Litle ,Rock, and ullback Kayo Dotley of McGehee. ;Iof|nic.n, Campbell and Williams , college ball at the Univ jrsity of Arkansas while Dottley 6tfr-"e4 at the University of Mississippi- In 1954, the population of Franco wa$ estimated at 42,995,000, an increase of 2,84.5.000 since 1943. About 1% million people live in Russian-controlled East Berlin 75 . The average American uses about ir.es)) B<?a,8 then, Tech Not Likely to Lose Title By he Associated Press There's little doubt- barring mirael.; or another automobile ac Ciclnnt —that Arkansas Tech \vi Wnlk away with its sixth consecit live Arkansas Intercollegiate Con ferenco ba=kethoj'i championship. The big one fr.r Tech is by th boards, an 82-7? decision ove- Ar kansas State Teachers at Coiway Saturday night. Coach Satn Hindsman's Won der Dr.ys now bor.st a 9-0 record in AIC play, against seeond-plac< Teachers' 8-2 mark. Billerl as the pamt- of the year wheii both Tech and Teachers were riding high and undefeatec earlier. this season, Saturdtij night's contest actually was anti- climai-'c. Much-beate;i Henderson rose up to knock Stote Teacher? oil their unbeaten perch two weeks ago. Hustling Porks Bounce TCU; Texas Loses By HAROL UV. RALIFF DALLAS UP) The pressure oh Texas and its hopes of a Southwest Conference basketball championship has built up terrifically on the heels of on upset by the unpredictable Baylor Bears and the ough schedule faced by the Longhorns down (he hectic stretch. Texas leads the race going into the fin;.-] monto but the position fo the Orange is as precarious as final exams. Three o.l Texas' most dangsvous foes must be played on tho road. The Longhorns meet Rice st Houston, Southcin Methodist at Dallas and Arkansas, at Fayetteville — and there couldn't be a rougher grind ahead for any team with title aspirations. Rice, resting ir second place, one game back of Texas is in better shape than anybody. The Owls play Texas, Arkansas find Southern Methodist at Houston. Tha first big showdown game comns Saturday night when Texas tackles Rice ,'it Houston. Texas beat the Owls 74-60 when they playa cl at Austin BayJn:- shockefi everybody last week by trimming Texas at Waco 67-63 to throw the race into quite a jumble. Now everybody is in the championship picture except Texas A&M, which hasr.'l won a conference game in six.tries. "Te.xris had ytar'ed the week off with a 75-69' triumph over Southern Methodist and appeared on the way to an unbeaten record for the first half of the race. It would have put iho Longhorns in a most ad- va'ntaguos position. But the Baylor thing changed the drawing with a master stroke. Texas has a 5-1 record, Hire 4-2 and SMU, Texas SPORTS ROUNDUP OAYLt tALSof- NKTvV YORK (.71 — Heavyweigh champion Jlocity Maruiano will ho be sjcsi in serious act on again be fore thb fights Ezzard Charles here next June mainly because hif anagfei', Al Weill, does not fee physicsily up to running a training camp at this time. Al underwent quite s serious op eration less than a month ago and still forced to take things easy. Otherwise, he rays, he probably would have permitted Rocky ;o take a few swipes at Danny Cucceroni next month, as the IBC wished him to do Rocky himself "s spoiling for a fight right now. "Income tax positively had noth- ng to do with it, 1 ' Well said 'Even if it woiOd have given us only 20 cents on.the dollar, it would lave been that much. Everybody las to pay income tsix. But right now just don't feel like trying to ;et Rocky ready 'for a fight in six veekrt. "Anjhow, what would a win over Buccaroni mer.n they ould just ay that Rocky as picking soft ouches. We'll fight Charles, the man who really deserves the nance, and th°r. nobody can point i fingerat us. I think that will'be i really big o'ie, m^ybe a million Ibllars. I also think it will be a losu beting fiflht, anci it could be regular world war the way both Christ'.an, Baylor and Arkansas 3-3. Arkansas hurt Texas Christian's hanje^i with nn unexpected 66-59 lecisiwj. Most everybody romped m A&M. Arkansas laced the Ag- ies 8-55 and Southern Methodist walloped them 92-48. Rica might have been thinking oo much of the high conference rin^ :'.heacl byt .anyway the Owls ook a trimming from Stephen F. Uistin of. the Lonn Star Conference 7-75. There arc six conference games n the week's schedule. Arkansas nd Southern Methodist start the all rolling toii?ht at Dallas. T°' morrow night Texas Christian and aylor play at Waco while Rice nd A&M clasb at College station, aturday night TCXPS A&M and outhern Methodist get together at oilege Station. Arkansas and Tex- Drouth Adds to Woes of Flooded Areas KANSAS CITY Ml— Many communities in Missouri and Kansas, the states wracked only three . years ago by devastating floods are faced with a very different crisis today; lhe>- re drying up. A merciless drought that lasted through th« summer still shows no sign of abating. It's no longer just the preoccupation of worried farmers, but has moved, quietly, quietly into the cities and towns. The water stortage varies in acutness depending on locality mt there are communities which lave little over a month's supply eft. At least omj, in fact, has run dry — Olathe. Kan., 20 miles southwest Of Kansas City. The city's supply is due 1.0 be depleted oday, with the IrveJ of the reservoir dropping bi'low the intake jipe. Trucks will haul water from i nearby lake while this source lolds out, then arrangements arc o be made for hauling it from Kansas City. Fr. Warren A. Kramer, chief of ivater supplies for the Missouri Health-Division. .»aid many towns already have reached the crisis gs, and there's no immediate •elief in si^ht. Toppled by an earthquake in 222 B. C., the Colosus of Rhodes lay on the ground for 000 yea'rs before t was broken up for scrap in the Seventh Century. s Christian at Fayetteville Rice and Texns at Houston. and Texas and Texas Tech of the Border conference play a practice game at Austin tonight. The Standings: Conference W 5 4 3 3 3 Texas Rice SMU TCU Arkansas Baylor 3 Texas A&M 0 All Games Texas 11 Rice 14 SMU 10 TCU 8 ^Arkansas 10 Baylor 9 Texas A&M 1 1 2 3 3 3 3 .6 5 3 6 10 7 8 14 Pet. .833 .667 .500 .500 .500 .500 .000 .688 .824 ,625 .444 .588 .529 .067 if the uunch." The Charles finght as Al puts it s "practically" made. He expects o meet with President Jim Norris if tho IBC here this week and iron lit the details. "There might be a little difficul- y cibout terms," he concedes. "Those people think Charles is quite an attraction and they might think he's wort'i moro money htan I do, but we'll work it out. I want Charles to have the fight, because you might say we ducked him for Roland LaStar'.a last summer. Hs deserved it as much as LaStaj;za did. "Rocky wants him too. We were in Tokyo the night Charles knocked out Coley'Wallace When I told Rotcky how it came cut I could see ne was happy. He dkln' tsay anything, but just slummed his fist into his other hand and went 'huhn' like he was hiting somebody. Except for boxing a few exhibitions here and then; and possibly making an appearance in Italy Rocky intends to remain at Gros- sihge'r's, the Catskili resort where he does his training from now right through to June. He has his wife and baby with him. Copyrisht, 1683. by Elizabeth Scifert. Pillribuicil by Kin? Fcnturi'i Syndlcatt. SYNOPSIS Dr. Stephen Carr Is about to leave his native Norfolk In the mid-west, for Army duty In the Pacific. He has arranged with nls old friend, Dr. Craig Talboy, a skilled physician, to come to Norfolk from a distant city for. the purpose of taking over the Carr medical practice. Talboy arrives and Is warmly greeted by Carr and his gracious wife. Shelly, at dinner In their home. CHAPTER SEVEN THE men laughed. Dr. Talboy cleared his salad plate, and then leaned toward Shelly again. "It'a the reason I can't hold a place .on any clinic or hospital staff," he told'her. 'You must say awful things." She tried to sound forbidding, but tho man's dark eyes hypnotized her. "From their point of view, they are-'awful. The whip of truth stings against a raw surface. But their position is understandable," he added, largely. "It I'm going to say such things aa i do say—no hospital wants to appear to endorse me as a member of its staff." "1 see," said Shelly, and waited, aware that both men were watching her. "As tor building up my own private p r a c 11 c e," Dr. Talboy continued thoughtfully, "whether or not you were going to suggest my doing that, it requires a t a 1 e n t which I frankly do not possess." 'I've been a doctor's wife for only eighteen months," said Shelly sweetly, "but I imagine It does need talent." 'Sure does! Our boy, Stephen, here, has loads of it. Granted his family's money plucked breast feathers out of this town to make his place here gushy and'soft," Shelly's head snapped up. "It did help a lot, darling," Stephen quigfcjy tolcj her. "And don't mind Tglboy's needling. He's 8 conversational sadist," "If," said ghelly thoughtfully, 'you Know you're not good at private practice, and you know why you're not successful in staff work, can't you ., ," "Correct my faults?" he asked )n genuine horror. "Knuckle tp the Big Boys of medicine? Or try to make myself tiiink (hat Mrs. Clones wonderful? And affree that Mrs. lth suffers more thaa any living womajj?" Stephen laughed ajpud., but was "Yes, ma'am," he said firmly, "1 tell Mrs. Jones that she enjoys being a martyr, and I tell Mrs. Smith that she is a neurotic escapist, In the same spirit in which 1 announce to all Interested that the American Medical association was conceived in claptrap, nourished on opportunism and no\V exists for the protection and propagation of the pompous few I" ; Shelly turned pale. "Don't worry about it," Stephen advised her. But ner face remained in blank shock at the unexpectedness and; the violence of Dr. Talboy's pronouncement. , "That," Craig told her solemnly,) "is why 1 am here. You might as well know the worst." : Shelly smiled uncertainly. "But I; thought," she said anxiously, "that doctors—reputable doctors—w ere ail behind the Medical association, and approved." "You see, Carr?" demanded Dr. Talboy sharply. "You see how far the littl' propaganda, has spread its beams?" "Oh, eat your ice cream before it melts," Stephen told him, firmly, and, to Shelly's surprise, Craig obeyed. After an hour of talk In the drawing room, Dr. Talboy departed; he was going to live In a small apartment near the hospital. Ves, it seemed comfortable, he replied to Shelly's interested inquiry. And Donald would be well accommodated. He would, he agreed, bring Donald to see Shelly, Stephen took bis guest to tho door, talked there for five minutes anci came back to his wife with his eyes questioning, "Why did you get btoj?" she asked softly. Dr, Talboy's presence was still actively telt in the room. He was a man one remembered, "I was trying to get the best doctor 1 could," Stephen explained. "But U ne'e not a member of the Medical association , , ," "Nobody has ever suggested that he was not. Of course he's properly licensed." "la that the same *W»gr Stephen laughed shortly. "More nearly tn.an Craig approves of. He, may not now belong to any specific branch pt the association; he's apt i o cat eel for the past few tics. He's a little older than I am, ; of course—" "Ten years?" "A little less, probably. I have an idea he was a boy prodigy. He has that brash, contemptuous manner—though I could be wrong, because 1 also have the Impression that he had to work for his education. Not that his age makes any difference. But he is brilliant, and—" "Carries » chip on his shoulder." Stephen looked thoughtful. "He thinks It's vital to state one's beliefs, no.t just to hava them." "I see." 'T hope you do see, all about Craig. Because you may have to explain my choice to the town." "Oh, no!" ''Of course you may. Someone Is sure to ask, as you did, why I chose him." iAS if her position as Stephen's wite were not difficult enough! She looked blankly into the dark year ahead of her, "'Did you like him 7" she asked, her manner troubled. "When you ' first knew him, in medical school:— ; you don't seem the same type, somehow." . * ; "We're not. I don't know, either, how much 1 lilted him. I do know that ne helped me immeasurably. He was, and ts, a big brain. I was always running to him for help and advjce. He—was generous." '"And now you feel obligated W help him." "No, Shelly. No, that Isn't my motive. Vou see—Craig is a man who literally does fight the good fight. He does get into trouble—" there is one experience which he has had repeatedly, and perhaps, purposefully«- whenever he hap* pens to rnske a successful diagnosis that points up the error of a high.ranking staff doctor, he'll put trie Story into print for the public to read. And loses himself another job. Just recently, he went through all that again." -Oh, dear . , ," "He (s so often right where other men are wrong, Of course, he could b? mo,re .diplomatic in the way he says eo, But don't get the idea he's a-" i do' want you to like him, P M hep voice was Wte cool water. fle tQpbed at her intently. "Sfe wm teasing jyp.u abgmt $&\tyB you

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