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«0J>t StA.Il, HOME, ARKANSAS Monday, fftbriirtfy tS/t*54 For Rent 2 BEDROOM UnfUfttfShed haUsS 1U8 fark^five. $48.00 per month £hdfl<! 7-2441, 1-t 6 ROOM house -and bath. Nea ,Sch«Joley Store, Mrs. 3. E. Srhoo ]ey Phone 7-3577. 12-ft 3 ROOM apartment. gpi-uce. Phone 7-3577 Sehooley. 312 South Mrs. J. J3 12*3 75c per inek „*.»..-.>-»«-. 00c pet Inch . Mo »er men obovo or*, for eoft* tortttlflftt. IrredWdt^ikto- tb6 ohtMoay l fo», Htia ,topy - until s jMm for • v '«* !li»»rVs.fh4 flflht to l bdvertl«*ment» of* ittottort and to h«i«ct advarttetrHj' »ut>- , !!*.'• ft on»*w motV ttttkrt, Such 0» hoUw» numberi count at ofl« . ; fti, Wartt Ad« un(«u _. *di>tt ^wr attention FIRST* InMrtlon jtf od and ONLY th» ONE incorrwt 7-3431 RE.-STAR UNFURNISHED apartment. rooms and bath. 507 Edgewood See Mrs, G. G. Jordan. 12-3 NEWLY Decorated 3 room fur nished house with bath. Electric refrigerator and washing machine Phone 7-3193. ' 12-3t 2 EXTRA largo rooms, Private bath and entrance. 801 South Main Phone 7-5837. 12-31 2 ROOM furnished apartment. Pri- >ate, bath. All convenience. Per- -Idr couple. 7.12-East Division. 15-3t 4 ROOM unfurnished apartment in duplex. Walking distance of town. Phone 7-3183. 15-3t For Sole PEA Gravel, washed, and road gravel. Soil and masonary sand available Phone 7-2559, Jesse Sinclair. Feb. 11-lMo. H6pi I899r Pre« 1927 ; January i; ; : J8/ ,192* , V ..\Voaltday tifterrioon .bv „„ PUBLISHINO'/CO. ^ ' i;£..-Polnur,' President ,'• .Woshburn, Seey-Trtt. The Star Building '-'. 1 South' Walnut'.'Street, jftfrfrfrftfrr ' - DAIRY,Feed. Hog feed, meal hulls, mixed. C. S. Meal. Salt $1:15 per sack. .DANNIE .HAMILTON 21-lmo. 40 ACRE farm near Emmet, Arkansas. Nice modern five room house.' E. M. Broswell Prescott, 'Phone 683-W. Feb. 1-lMo. hbum, Editor & Publlihtr Mar.ofllna - Editor rgv £• fy«, nu»n)Kr/ r mv^nfi "9Vfff» w.^povls.'-ftAtlvertWriB Monoget ttredias second, tlajt matter at Si»It<Crtffce.- ot Hope, Arkansas/ «feth«*Act of, March 3, 1897. of ,>tnV/Alidlt But.ou »f ' { itldn Rates' (payable;" In ad- • fin'Hope and nelahbor- ~, 13.00' Nevada/ ' u.,88 • 1.60 1,10, ?'-2, Tenn,, 505:Texo» pllg* 2,. TeXos; ,369 'N. ^Cblcgpo. 1/411.; 60 6. "7/"N.'-Y.j 1763 .-__.„_ Utrplt, 2, ,,Mlch.;' ^..^OWdhonjo »Clty 2, ,,Associated Pros*: [fess l» entitled'e^ R^R*»VfSd '".>*$» for deep bait. See, Iph Montgomery f ';$hone .7.3361 \, , .. ..... : expert tfeai(ty Sdi-e. oft, gloria -luting per" , , ' 'Phorje 7-?615 L.E INSURANCE .,„. ..,5 HJUBPARO',' V^WtiPti Fund Available frp SHARES Fu'nd UlJUEolii «i**r* ££lt£ ^inilt* HAY, Johnson grass & lespedeza mixed. T. S. McDavitt. t- Phone 7-2116. ' 3-tf 80 ACRES and newly decorated 'house. One mile from town. $20,, OOQ. Will sell house and /13 acres, $14,000. Trade for pine timber land. Call 7-5535. Feb. 10-lMo. PEN.TA-Tre.ated fence post at plant One mile out on Rosston High' ' way. Phone 7-2048. ll-6t ANOTHER car of salt. Fine, medium or course. $1.15 per 100. Ton lots $1.10. Hope Feed Company. ll-6t QUALITY Chicks' from laying stocks. Get yours now or place- o'rder for later delivery. Hope Feed Company, Phone 7-2547.11-61 KENMORE Washing,Machine Used six months.' Price' $95 ( Original, p^ice $170, Phone, 7-4JJ4U 12-3t •*'• frtf PHMI.-»... |-« -^-..—.1— .i..ii 'jtHBI'i ii i| m*i'I i • ML ' if . I'P^ECjfe bedroom"sulfg^ght oak. Like'''new. PhoneT'f-"293 A or 7-5563. 12-31 PARAKEETS. Young birds ready to teach to talk. Cages and feed'. Billy .Wray. Phone 7-3622, 12-3t A really clean 1051 Custom 4 door V8 Ford. 33100 actual miles. Ford Heater. Good tires. Guaranteed Sound. Priced to sell, Donald Moore, Phone 7-3488. 12-3t Services Offered MATTRESS renovation and Innerspring work. Cobb Mattress Co. 316 South Washington. Phono 4-2622. Feb. 1-lMo. CALL Payne Brothers. House Movers, insured . contractors. Public Service Commission number M-1425. 313 central Avenue Stamps. Arkansas. Phone 3-4481 in Stamps, Arkansas. Feb.2-lMo. PAINTING and Paper Hanging, See Homer Whitfc-n. Phone 7-4380 13-3t Wanted to Buy 1 YELLQW Canary. Singer. Urgent, 904 West 4th. Phone 7-3672. 12-3t Help Wanted WANTED two salesmen between 25 and 55 with cars for permanent port-time pr full-time work, larg^ est and oldest company of its kind offers protected territories. This opportunity has the advant* ages of a business of your own without investment, plus Social Security company .retirement' information without obligation. Write to Box "C", Hope Star, Hope, Arkansas 15-lt Political Announcements The Star is autho-Msedl ta aa< Bounce that the following are candidates for public o&lce subject td the action of the Democratic primary elections. For TreaiUfec HARRY HAWTHORNE CLtFFORD SYERS DWIGHT RIDGDILL For County Cleric ARNOLD J. M1DDLEBROOKS JOLLY (AMONETTE) BYERS ARTHUR ANDERSON For Sheriff and Collector W. B. (Bill) RUGGLES JIMMY COOK IRA T. BROOKS Alderman Ward 3 B. L/RETT1G Income Taxes rWO Accountants to help you; 101 East Front Street. Farm Bureau Office. Phone 7-37CO. Feb.O-lMo, Notice DESCRIBE Texarkana Gazette. Complete Sports. Other late news. KCMC-TV Programs. Phone Dale Hartsfield. Prospect 7-4010. Feb. 5-lMo. WILL Turn to responsible party, Spinec Piano, Famous make, excellent condition $^0.00 will handle deal, then assume small monthly payments. Contact CREDIT MANAGER, JOPLIN PIANO COMPANY, 312 MAIN. JOPLIN, MISSOURI. 12-4t Real Estate for Sale really beautiful .; home on a spacious lot. Only two year^ old — 2 car garage with lots of storage space. 3 bedrooms, sliding closet doors. Wair to wall carpet. Dishwasher, disposal, and automatic clothes washer and; dryer in 'the : U-Shaped kitchen you always wanted.Priced to sell. N an excellent residential district one block from Grade School this small 2 bedroom home. .Living room, dining room, and bath,-is situated on large 100' x 142' shady lot. Priced for quick sale at only $3,000.00. 13-3t FOSTER-ELLIS REALTY CO. 108 East 2nd St. Phone 7-4691 • HOPE, ARKANSAS Real Estate Wanted HAVE buyers for all - size farms. List today. United Farm Agency. 101 E,ast Frpnt^hbrtevT-STfiS. '• '*"• , " '" ' -' f Feb. r 9-lMo. Wanted LADIES (White) work four hours a day, five days a week. $50 average. No parties, no canvassing. Car necessary; Call Mrs. Green at 7-2754, Tuesday only. From 9 till 4. 15-lt Arkansas Fighters iit Semifinals KANSAS CITY Ml — three amateur fighters carried Arkansas' colors into the semi-finals of the regional Golden Gloves boxing tournament here Saturday night, but couldn't get past that obstacle Eliminated in the next to the final round of boxing were Doyle McKinney 122-pounder from Hot Springs; Jimmy Lnssiter, 118 By ftAVLt TALBOT. pounds of Fort Smith and heavyweight Billy Ray Smith of Little Rock All of the boys represented Fort Smith in the tournament They won state championships at Fort Smith Defore coming to Kansas City McKinney was k nocked out in the first round by Jesse Herrara of Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Tex Lnssiter dropped a decision to Dor, SKousley of Kansas City Smith host in ponils to Joe Davis of Topeka Kan. NEW YORK 1*1 — Tt is a good less than fair to criticize John Landy. the superb Australian dis tance runner, because some sort of alibi always comes winging across the Pacific every time he fails to run a mile in four min utes Out Guernsey for County -title With Berlie Allen bucketing 25 points the Hope Senior girls took a 5 to 43 win over Guernsey in the finals of the county tournament held t Spring Hill Saturday night Hbpe took a 11-9 lead in the inital quarter but the Guernsey girls tied t up for an 18-all halftime score. The Lady Cats really poured it on n the third period to build up their argest lead 33-25 at the end of hree. The final period was quite, hectic with Guernsey putting on a fine ally to overtake Hope and go into a one point lead with two minutes eft. But a 'field goal by Patsy Rogers gave Hope the lead only a min- ite to go and a free toss by Berlie Allen was insurance. In the Junior tilt Hope w.as edged iy a hustling Blevins five after led- ng for three quarters. The score vas 20 to 18. Judy Rateliff led Hope corers with 12 points while Louise Clark dropped in 10 for the winners An independent team from Sara- oga tasted defeat at the hands of tie local Independents by 87 to 64 aturday night. Lineups in Senior girls title game: The alibis seldom come from Landy himself .-The'trouble is that the Australian people, especially the David track fans are so terribly anxious that one of their own should win the distinction of cracking the histories four<minute barrier that their disappointment shows through each lime Landy misses In his latest try Sydney the Aussie star was locked in 4:056 He was running on grass, which is conceded by track authorities to be somewhat slower than special- ity prepared surf bees Only a few 'years ago the time he set would have been a new world record It was, in other words, an outstanding effort in every.respect Yet it was marred for American enthusiasts by the dispatches Which moaned from the start that Landy had been forced to make his run against a "head" wind, and which quoted the opinion of an Australian track official that this unusual wind added "six to seven Hope G F Allen .'....„.; ...9 9 ogers ; 4 .2 VTcBay : 2 .-4' Rateliff .1 0 tVillett ...; '. .; o: 0 ! afferty . •:,..;;.-;;..v.-.D^.x-'O Burroughs ..,.0 0 TP 25 10 8 2 - 0 0 0* The Negro Community . By Helen Turner Phone 7-6830 Or brlno Items'to Mlis Turnar at Hlcki Funeral Horn* Funeral service' for William Thomas of Saratoga were held Sunday, ebruary 14, at Bethel Chapel hurch. With Hicks Funeral Home charge. Keystone Lodge No. 43 will meet uesday night, February 10, at leir regular meeting place. All lernbers are urged to be present, Time 7:30 p. m. Choir No. 2: of Bethel AME Chui h will rehearse Tuesday night "'ebruary 16, at 7:30 p. m, All Mem ers are urged to be, present. Totals 18 13 45 Guernsey G F TP 'hompson -. 9 5 23 'erguson 7 1 15 Jristow 2 1 5 Jaugherty ..: 0 0 0 McRoy :....- 0 0 0 Tullis ....0 0 0 Erwin 0 0 0 Totals -. 18 7 43 DOGS 1 Salesman Wanted WHAT are your plans for 1854? A good Rawloigh Business is hard to beat Openings in City of Hope. For details write to Rawleigh's Dent. AKA-641-254 Memphis, Tejp. Alsp qther localities available. }5-lt Lost 590 Lb. bay mare, Smeoth mouth. ' NOtily Loys Hampton or Phone '7-4832,' 15-3t "JIM BO" J ^WWWWM^TJjIfc *« »wt ^%. >^.\ W»lw» at flMuflt-wpipfiMi ratono* "W m&Qm&&*»& The senior choir of Beebee Me lorial CME Church will rehea'rs hursday night, February 18, a :30 p. m. The senior choir of Lonoke Bap tist Church will rehearse Tuesday night, February 16, at 7:30 p. m The senior and junior choir wil rehearse Tuesday night, February 16, at Garrett Chapel Church. Tim- 7:30 p. m. Heavy Water A one-inch rainfall on an apre o ground .would amount to 8630 cubii feet of water and, since each cubl foot of pure water weighs approxi mately 62,4 pounds, the amount o this water would be 113 tons.' .The year 1953 was the Yegr of the SnaHe in China. Legal Notice No. 7586A In the Chancery Couri of Hempstead Co«nty. Ark Loretta Ward McDowell .... Plaintiff vs. Douglas D, McDowell .... Defendant The defend,a.Pt. Douglas Me Do\,vell is warped to appear in this court within thirty days and an- b\ver the complaint of the Plaintiff, Loretta Ward JVJcDowell. Witness my hand and the seal pf said court fiMs } day gt Feb. WilUs, Plerjf * -i . •0r»ln For' a Canine Audience Or does he slip away for a quiet snoo?. > behind the couch when you turn on your set In either case, any alert dog ''should sit up and take notice on Sunday afternoons when Oliver 3. Dragon, better knowr. as Ollie, of the Kukla, Fran and Ollie show, starts giving com- mercitOs' directed to dogs. Usually the canine audience is ignore:! when products of interest to them are mentioned. Granted that the owner pays : the bills, but a true and faithful friend should at least be allowed to hear the facts ;>nd form an opinion. That seems to nave been Ollie's feeling in the vnattei since it was first announced hack in December that Swift and Company's Pard and P»rd Meal would take over sponsorship of the Kuklapolitans' show. "It only seems Jogical," said Ollie. "Mosthuman actors and actresses are now giving their o'.vn commercials. There you have human beings talking to human beings., In our jasc, jou will have an animal talking to animals. Of coursi), I'm svilling tc admit that a dragon isn't exactly a dog, but then there is some question as to whether actors are rcitlly human." Which, all joking aside, brings up the interesting question of ho-,v many dogs pay any attention to television. While we have known dogs that did pay some attention when other dogs appeared on the screen, we have known many more that took no notice whatsoever. Which seems u surprising thing. Since a dog is supposed to see outlines strongly but details hazily, it is possible that his eye brings him much less of an inch than is ha.i throvgh the human eye and Corkers Knock TCUOutof the Running By HAROLD V RATLIFK DALLAS «P) — High-riding Rice Which has pushed back into fwirst place in the frenzied Southward Conference basketball race has the easiest road this week of all the title contenders Rice will play, a nonconference game against Lamar Tech at Houston tomorrow n ight while Baylor, resting in third place, a game and a half back of the Owls, meets Arkansas the Porkers have Little hope of figuring in the championship bill a re a most foridabe opponent on their homo court in- Fayetteville Texas, knocked out of first place by Rice in a 61-51 game Saturday night, will be playing its arch enemy, Texas A&M, the team that pulled the major upset of the season in licking p oint-happy Southern Methodist, 73-71 Texas gets A&M at home Saturday night Texas and Baylor play at Austin' and Rice plays Tech Continues March to Title By The Associated Press Arkansas Tech, marching with hary a stumble toward a sixth consecutive basketball championship, can nail down the title Tuesday night The Wonder Boys, unbeaten in 11 Arkansas Intercollegiate Confer ence games, meet the second place club, Arkansas State Teachers, at Russellville All of the odds will be with Tech. one of the highest scoring quintets in small college basket ball Tech has beatfen Teachers once before this season,' and will have the additional advantage of playing at home Teachers' Bears saw their title hopes go spinning last Thursday night when upstart Arkansas College knocked them off 75-73 on twod final second gree throws by Bubba Burks In fairness to the Bears, who now have three losses against nine triumphs in league competition, it must be mentioned that Teachers is playing without their ace pointmaker, Larry Crandall Crandall, one of the toop's leading scorers, was knocked off the team for breaking training rules seconds to the runner's time Arkansas But the Owls are get- Let s face it, this was ridiculous tjng the Razorbacks at horne There Is no questioning that such something Texas doesn't have to a dry, hot wind as blows in Aus-j] ook forward to. tralia at this time of the year is T he Aggie victory over SMU after a handicap to a miler We watched hosing seven saraight confer- Landy run under such conditions enc e games virtually ruined at Melbourne last year, and it was even sharing the championship obvious that the necessity of bucking the wind in the final sprint for the tape, when lie was tired, cost him some yards But as it also was obvious that the track was oval shaped, and that Landy must have had the same dust-laden breeze at his back a good part of the time, no one Rice with a 6-2 record has four frames to play Texas, with 5-2, has five theset Including Arkansas at Fayetteville and Southern Methodist at Dallas Baylor has a 4-3 record and SMU and Arkansas 4-4 . Arkansas put the skids on Texas Christians faint hopes with a suggested that he had been robbed 170-55 victory TCU now has a 3-5 by a headwind It was only noted (record and no hope of getting any- that conditions were poor and that.where Landy's time undoubredly suffered That, we, believ e, is what the public would have preferred to read this time It is no disgrace not to have run. a four-minute: mile — not yet, anyway — and those who insist upon providing alibis for such a great athlete as Landy are only doing him a disservice We were pained to see him described is e e "th man who always seems to have an alibi" , . There are six conference games on the week's schedule In addi- iton to those already listed, Southern Methodist and Texas Christian clash at Fort Worth Wednesday and Saturday Texas A&M and Texas Christian meet at Fort Worth Gene Schwinger, the smooth Rice center is far out front in Pqtterson Gets Nod Over Durelle By MURRAY ROSE NEW YORK Wl — Undefeated Floyd Patterson is a 4-1 favorite to rack up his. 10th straight victory tonight when he faces Yvon Durelle, former Canadian light heavyweight champion, at Brook lyn's Eastern Parkway Arena This is the first outing for the Olympic champion since he was chosen as Boring's Rookie of the Year by the Boxing Writers Association last month The award tem- pororily jinxed two previous win ners, Rocky Castellani and Vince Martinez The 19-year-old • Brooklyn Negro shouldn't have too much trouble, however, with the Canadian invader Pat has fought better opponents despite his youth and stopped Dick Wagner in his last start, Dec 14 Durelle, making his New York d ebut, has won 59 of 65 fights Du Mont will telecast the 10 p m, EST, eight-rounder to some parts of-the cuntry Remember the wild finish to the Rocky Cistellani-Ernie'-, Durando scrap in Madison Square Garden two years ago That was the one in which the hopelessly trailing Durando conked the dancing Castellani with a right that knocked the x-Marine cold Casty got up at nine but Referee Ray Miller stopped the bout Then Castellani's manager, Tommy Ryan, assaulted the referee In the ring and lost his license for his hot-headed actions Two years before that one, Castellani easily outpointed the Bayonne, N J socker They meet for the third time in the garden Friday night with Cas tellani, now the No 1 contender, a 9-5 choice The 10 p m, EST, tussle will be broadcast (ABC) and telecast (NBC) coast to coast the scoring race He has looped in 446 points -Second is injured Henry Ohlen of Texas Christian with 368 *• Selvy Needs 17 Points to Crack Record i By ED CORRIGAN NEW YORK Wl — Furman's fabulous ' Frank Selvy isn't through yet The terror of the Carolinas — and the darling of the professional scouts — steps "on the court against Wofford on his' home grounds tomorrow night and if he scores 17 points, the last of the major records within his grasp will be his Right now, Johnny O'Brien, holds the single-season scoring high of 884 points for major colleges Frank, who poured 100 points through the hoop against Newberry Saturday, now has 868 points With his 100-point orgy, Selvy accomplished the following: 1 Broke the single-game record of 73 points for a major college player set by Bill Mlkvy of Temple of 1951 2 Established an all-time career record for a college player with 2,197 points in less than three years, breaking the standard of 2,, 154' made by Jim Lacy of Loy- Santee Will Try to New Record By ROBERT E VOCES EAST LANSING. Mich Ml — Three seconds is less time than it takes the average person to read just one paragraph in his newspaper Three seconds is aboiit all that jeparates r elay runner Wes Santeo the fabulous Kansas milor, from the equally fabulous dream of the four-minute mile This explains the intense interest of track fans in a triangular meet between Kansas Illonios and East Lansing tonight ••• Santee ran the mile achor leg of the distance medley relay . in 4:02-16 at the Michigan State relays Saturday night His time was faster than the indoor mile record 4:053 by Gil Doclds, former Weaton, 111, runner in 1947 Santee's time won't go into the record books however since he covered the mile in a relay race and got off to a running start "If he had started from the regulation crouch," said Kansas track coach Bill Easton, "I figure could have covered the mile in at least 4:030" Santee runs a regulation mile tonight as the star attraction of the triangular meet Is there a chance he might run hat exclusive four minute mile "I know he'll do it some day just as surely as I know the sun will rise in the morning" said Easton earnestly , "But it's a matter of just when it will happen." Easton gave the impression, however, that he'd like to have Santee amke his all-out effort in the mile in home territory—at the Big Seven indoor meet ,at Kansas City Feb 26-27 'Ofw course, we won't hold him back tonight.!' said Easton" If he's right, he might get down to that four-minute mark." Michigan State official would like nothing better than to see the tour-minute mile becime a realty under an East Lansing dateline they're going to run a half-miler against Sanlee tonight in an efw- fort to pull the Kansan out early ola of Baltimore (in four years) 3 Broke the major college record of 1,540 for two seasons set by Dick Groat of Duke 4 Enabled Furman to score "149 points, seven higher than tfie previous one-game record set by Baltimore against Lynchburg earlier this season Copyright, lOSS, by Elizabeth Seifert . Dlifrlbuted by King Features Syndicate. that he really sees very little of what happens on the TV screen. Clarence Henry, returned to the first 10 rankings in the No. 8 spot, takes on Jimmy Slade, No 3 lighi ic.avy contender, in the Wednes day rjiglit national TV show com ing out of Washington's Capitul Arena Starting time for the CBS telecast is 10 p m, EST Henry beat Bob Baker in the most recent fight while Slade dropped a close, split decision to Harold Johnson In 1953. the V. S. death rate was 9.6 per 1,000 population, about the sam,e MS in 1952, but because of the aging population, Metropolitan yife insurance Cp. statisticians ' ihpt figure»represent a 1 a_ ' - Jow. Two solid punchers, top-ranking lightweight Bud Smith of Cincinnati and welterweight Joe Miceli collide in the headline shpw at [Cincinnati Saturday night ABC will (telecast the 10-rounder, starting at 9pm EST This figures to be a pick "em fight Smith, in copping his last five fights, stiffened four of his <Jiv§h3 within, efr «—«•*= 'MI«»» JltJteaej wes ~ CHAPTER THIRTEEN DR. TALBOY'S smile was toothy in his dark -face as he answered Shelly's question' about the A.M. A. '-'Lust for power. There are good doctors in the ; thing. Lots of 'em. But the researchers, the men imbued with the spirit of service to mankind, are not the leaders In the association. It t a k e s a cer tain ? type for that leader job, and they are the ones who care least for the value of human life, who play the game without conscience for the highest profits — and rarely are those men scientists or heal ers. Yet they exert a tremendous influence OH medicine, and medical education. The thing has become & monstrous monopoly!" "Is that..." The blue eyes lifted to his (ace. "Is that neces sarily bad, Dr. Talboy?" "It's dangerous," he said gravely. "Any monopoly is dangerous. happen to believe In God .and the teachings ot Christ, but 1 am certain that If the Christian religion had a monopoly on this earth, It would be a bad thing." "But is there a real danger here in. Norfolk? Or even a real monopoly?" He smiled. "The only hospital in town says I must 'be a member ot the local society in order to work there." "Well, if that's their, rule, of course you must join." He shut one eye and 'peered at her with the other. His eyes were jet-black—no color at all In the iris. "Why do I— must I— Join?" "Because/' she said briskly, "Stephen's practice is tied up to the plant, and the workers. If you can't take your patients to the hospital, and care forthem "It's a vicious circle, isn't it?" he. asked, almost with pleasure, "I don't know if it's vicious, or not,/ 1 suppose the plant would want , the hospital A. M. A. approved." "Why?" "Well — don't you think there should, ue certain standards— oh, as to doctors who attend patients in a given hospital, the type of men they are?" "Standards?" He leaned toward her, almost menacingly, "Whose standards ? Ones set up by competent people? impartial people? Dp you; frankly, know if the plant ru^s this hospital, and sets its standards?" His tone was so nasty as to ehpcH her. Shelly was a gentle person and had no experience witl) diaapprovni to the point of rejecr tjoh/ She needed to struggle tp keep her manner serene, and her voice, "Np'O," she saW apfyy, «-j acn't believe the plant ^aw ryn the tipsprtal^at iea.st, not in any. want to bet en |i»a.' spmejhjn.|jb|] She lifted her face, and her smile was sweet, her voice was cool "I suggest that you should look into those matters." He laughed a little. "Yes," he agreed. "I'm sure'l should." "And," she continued softly "you should join the local medica society in.order to do it. Joining can't hurt you, and it might hel{ them. You keep saying that things need stirring up and examining— can't you do that better from the inside?" He looked at her for a long moment, his expression a mixture of dismay and reluctant admiration. Then he groaned, and reachei for the record book. "It hasn't worked in the past. But I'll try It, Of course—" He glared at her "1 know you're .-managing rne' And 1 know I'll hate myself for knuckling under!" "To me?" she asked sweetly. He did not reply. It waa that same evening that Shelly's doorbell rang. It was only eight o'clock, and Agnes was stil in the kitchen, but Shelly called that she'd answer—and she did forgetting to leave the door or the chain when opening it. But this time It was all right, for the person on her doorstep was only a thin young woman with dark hair slicked back from her face, the fingers of one hand pressed upon her cheek. She wore a boxy plaid coat. Shelly recognized her at once as the young wife from across the street, the one who lived in the Ppller apartment. What was their name? The caller moistened her lipa. "I'm Myra Vandable," she said, In a single burst of breath. "I live across the street. I'm respectable,' Shelly laughed and stepped back. "1 know you are, Come In, wpn't you? It's «o cold. I was sitting In the small ropm; 1 have a 'fire there." When they were seated by the fire Shelly said, "It was kind pf you to call. I get lonely sometimes." •'You?" asked the big-eyed girl, "you get lonely?" "My husband's in Korea, Did you know?" Yes. Miss Poller toW roe. I live over there," He? vplce was soft, and the wide-open vowels an npunced her origin. She said almost; sh<j slurred thti .ftiiBj sonants. So what she said put, "Ye,us. Miss pojlah tphj Ah Hve pv»h thar." She threw her coat back her shPUWsra, and anjijesl «* tee little bellows vyWeb hung beside %t flre, "It isn't j>rj>ny ovej- there,** 8JV9 s^ig 9lOWljr, ^ truth, jwful, fp? iiqojns, .,.$¥£ « -' JTfli IV ™r** &Tld *HV ulfi :'-X Vgy^Jf^ "^ft™ .'JBBf-Tf ' • 39|*'»•=••< '--*•&% WJ9 ft^^ jfetl?M«l iwj^<:.|i9jy^;Mj!l-v«)»mmi^t-' jm^^mmmmsimmm^ iyswsw about my agg,'and you know so many folks, and — well, tonight, I decided 1 Just had to come up and ring your doorbell. If it hare» lipped me and. all my folks, I had to do it! Ike would kill me but he's gone to the main office in Omaha, and — and, well, seems' i had at least to ask you it maybe you'd let me sleep Just one night In the sort .of bed 1 know you have here in this house! It's not that I'm used to such fine things — but I am customed to warmth and being liked. 1 thought if for just one. night I could stay in this pretty house I could go back and stand 'the place where- L I have to live." Shelly's eyes were dark with pity. Mrs.. Vandable made baskets of her fingers, and blinked her thick black eyelashes. "I just found out I'm a-goih* to have a baby," she said breathlessly. "That's why I didn't go with Ike, this trip. I've lost two babies, and I mean tk> have this one!" "Can't you find a better place to live?" "I don't know. Ike cusses that bed, too, but he works so Hard he just falls into sleep and doesn't know one thing till mawnin'." Remembering the huge blond man, 'Shelly smiled. "It's thin, the mattress is," said Myra Vandable thoughtfully, "and. the springs push up Into your arms -rrand your sides*—and it smells." The whole place smells, one way and another. Those two old women, and that awful Idiot boy,.." "Burton . . ." "They say he won't hurt me, and I've put bolts on our doors, but just the same..." • Oh, 1 know!" said Shelly quick-' ly, "It's not right for you -to be there. I said as much to my husband." The dark head lifted. "You..." "Yes. You moved in over there Just before Stephen left, last fallj Eind I'd seen the furniture Misa Pearl had brought in—and I asked Stephen what It must be: like for you people to live in that way— and I mentioned Burton." y dpn't they put him some place?" "He's supposed to be harmless. He's their nephew, and the Polierg feel he is their obligation.'' "I still don't mind him as much as that bed," laughed Myra Van- dable. "I—that's why I bothered ypu, m^'am, I Just got a sudden yeairnjng," -looked up with an ex. pressjph that was {rajr-smile. half, frown. "My Rftme'la Shelly," she said grmly,"» f sj}elly Carr. I don't, thinkI'njl^y^dsr than ypu are-, *••

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