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Po[m«r, Pre.ld.nt . . • ' , Star Building South : Walnut Strait, ^ ' , Editor «• PubllihM , Mfchoglng Editor ;;W. Httpiir. Mtth. Supf. : ;.^ov!«; Advertising Managtr J/« iseond clou matter at M'Ottlci at H0pe. Arkoruoi, Act of MortH 3, 1897. " •r th« Audit •urnM *f •Ion . RatM' (payable In od- rj«r m Hop*'and rwlflhbor- i'-'.i-. ' , , . tfir ' a ' ' ' .23 'V«.i.' '^."™'.'..'~.".T 13.00 l-ln t H«mp»t*ad, N«VQdo, Howard, and Millar coCln- i*--V fi i. y v , M ' ,*' * an „ , ,, .,, nn ....,.„ .13 4.50 1 ' 1.10 3.29' ..j..,..;......,,-..,,/.,13,00, 11109 " R«pr*MntatlvM; Mk, Inc.; J602 St»rlck 2, Tenn., 505 Texas lla» 2,' Texas; 3«0, N.' Chjcaap I, (11.; 60 E. Sfildg,/' p*trolf '2, "Mich.; ?BJda.;«, J OJMahoma"Clty 3, ;0»j-tna Associated Pr«««; 1 Preii it entitled «x,.. ,. 9 usa (or republlcation i:,'.(ocal,new» printed In thli II gs all A^new )R SALE OR TRADE ACPE TRUCK FARM y 67 East •— Close 'In de-s,for ? Cutover Land 'tr,8l«ep Through This Mjiln.Street Tailor Shop .wrapped for deep /^BJood for fish bait.' See. omery !&!& «?f*r* te*A«y «r?> - EDNA SHOP Phone 7-3616 jIlFARM MUTUAL '' INSURANCE HORACE HUBBARD jflhts and Week-Endf r f hone 7-2436 16th Street oiVS rjlfled Jncomo Fwnrt j ( * UN Palla.8 available -S.JATB5/ Agent Phone 7^154 Hlphyvay 67 W»lt U$iP W.»t INS ««r:i?ict«ri ?io«r Put foil! 2 ROOM unfurnished apartment with private bath. Close-to. £hone 7-2205. 11-ti TWO room 'famished apartment. Private bath. All convenience, JPerfer couple. 712 East Dlision. 19-31 ONE 6 room house. $25.00 per month. Near brick yard. Phone 7-2361. 19-61 ItiAtt Dtt Dtr* D.y* Ho** ** >iS ^99 1*0 tit FIED DISPLAY S'f- I" Iff* NICE 3 room house. 710 West 4th Street. Mrs. Paul Cobb. Phone 7-2847. 20-3t For Sale PEA Gravel, washed, • and road gravel. Soil and masonary sand available Phone 7-2559, Jesse Sinclair,' Feb. 11-lMo. DAIRY- Feed, Hog feed, meal hulls, mixed. C. S. Meal. Salt $1:15 per sack. DANNIE HAMILTON 21-lmo. 1AY,, Johnson grass & lespcdejza mixed, i T. S. McDavltt. Phone 7-2116. 3-tf MIXED Johnson grass. 45c Soy, bean Hay 70c-at barn. T. V. Me» ser, Washington. Phone 49. 16-61 !HOICE country eggs. 50c per dozen. • Also good mixed grass lay,' Arthur 'Gray, Ozan. 17-6t ..There, .will/.be. a '.'Talent" /program at BeeBee Memorial CME Dhurch Sunday; night, February .21, The following people will participate : Charlie English) •, Clifford Carmichael, Kings 'of jHarrhbny, Spspel Trumpets and Mrs. Mattie Sanders. Sponsored . by/ Group tJo. 3 John Muldrow, 'Captalrf and Mrs. D. Branfley, Co-captain. The pub- lib is invited. \ : • CHOICE lespedeza hay. Also alfal fa mixed Bermuda-Johnson grass mixed.' Priced right. Phone 72243. 17-et BABGATN. 1952 Mercury family car. 14,000 miles. Will sell at wholesale. Norman R. Margin. 1408 South Pine. Phone 7-3389. B^BY Chicks. AAAA Grade. All kinds. Any amount. 13-6t HOLLY GROCERY & MKT. 902 West 3rd St. Phone 7-9903 MIXED Lespedeza and Johnson Grass Hay. Reasanable. See Noel Nash, Lcwisville, Arkansas. 20-6t Strvicet Offered MATTRESS'renovation- and innerspring work. Cobb Mattress Co, 316 South 'Washington. --Fhon* 7-2622. ' ' tfeb. 1-lMo. CALL Payna . Brothers. Movers,; Insure^ qoi RrR . Public §eryjce Commission number M-1425. 313' central Avenue Stamps, Arkansas.' Phone 3?«81 in'Stamps, Arkansas, Fcb.Z-lMo. Income Taxes TWO Accountants #o 'help you. 101 East Front Street Farm Bureau Office. Phone 7-8766. Feb. Notice SUBSCRIBE Texarkana Gazette, Complete Sports. Other late 'news. KCMC-TV Programs. Phorie Dale Hartsfield. Prospect 7-4810, 'Feb. 5-lMo, VOTE, "Boley's all new. Courts when guests arrive or tourists in quire. ' 2 people $3.00, 4 people $5.00. Feb. 17-1 Mo. COX'S Cafe at Fulton will serve Turkey dinner, Sunday February 21st. $1.00 per plate-plus drinks. 18-3t Real Esfate Wanted HAVE buyers for all size farms. List today. United Farm Agency. 101 East Front. Phone 7-3766. Feb. 9-JMo. 6usin«» Opportunity NTERESTED in making $500.00 net per month with small capital investment. Cash Business — No Credit — Then call us for details on this going Wholesale Drug and Sundry business, no local competition. Can be bought at actual cost price of equipment and inventory. Present owner will assist buyer to establish trade tpr- ritory. FOSTER-ELLIS REALTY CO. 108 EAST SECOND STREET HOPE, ARKANSAS 19-3t HOM IfAft, HOM, ARKANSAS Saturday, February 26, f 9S4 Political Announcements the Btftf b *ttthtfte*4 to *ft* nounee ttwt titawldwttl it* candidate* lor pubDe J»ttc« »ub- Jett w tt« fiction of thu Berao- ofatio primary felectlotu. for Tr*t»ur«r HARRY HAWTHOmnt CLIFFORD BYKftS RlDdDILL Per Count ARHOLU J, Clerk ARTHim ANDERSOM For Sheriff and Collector W. a. (EtinJ ftvdoLfis JIMMY COOK IRA T. BROO?S Alderman Ward I B; L. HETTIG The Negro Community Or brlno Iterne to M Its Turner •t rflcke Puneral Horn* Nelson-Hill Post No. 427 will Church Sunday night,; February 21. at the regular meeting placel All members are urged to be present.- ' '•"••' -• ' '.' •••'•• • ;: The .Harmony Five .Gospel Singers of Hot Springs will gfve: a'muS- ical program, at the Harmony CME Church at Saratoga Sunday, February 28, at 3 p. m. sponsored by Miss Dartha Fao Walker. Choir No. 2 of Bethel AME Church will rehearse Tuesday night. February 23', at 7; 30 p. m. All members arc urged to be'present. Senior choir of Lonoke Baptist Church will rehearse Tuesday night, February 23, at 7r30 p. 'm. ' Junior and senior "choirs' of Gar- rctt CbapeJ Baptist Church will rehearse Tuesday night. February 23, at 7:30 p. m. The -Junior choir of nising Star Baptist Church will rehearse Mon dijy night. February 22, ajt 7;;80 f Lodge Meet' Sunset Lodge Jfo. H27 will meet at the rejjuarl -place Tuesday night, at 8 o'clock February 23. All mem- ijers are asked to please b? present. The Master Decree, y«U be given to L. B. Henry. Refreshments will be served. E. L. Wilson, W-M; John Muldrow Sec. Texorkano, Longview CS Loop TEXARKANA, Tex.Ark. W)-The jossible addition of Texarkana and , Tex., to the Cotton States League but must find an- team baseball league into an eight-team circuit. Horance Milan, chairman of a committee chosen by Texarkana fans to lead a drive to keep pr- ganized baseball in this border }ty, says the finaj decision will come Saturday, Milan said J. C. Stroud, owner of the Longview club, which is a fovroer member of the Class B Bl£ States League, promised to make his decislpn by Saturday, arkana, which also fieJUfed a in the Big States League last year, is veady to enter the Cotton States League bu must find another (earn, tp make-up the eight tearo pirwJt.- nveet|ng pj representatives cities w»s ^ hjjye Clow N. F. A. CHaptir Confers Farm Hand Degr*« Thursday, February 12 at 3 p". m. there were 13 ,bo>s received ;helr Farm Hand D0greel Johnny Joe, Hill, Le&n Gamble Willie Bay Rodger, He*nry' Stewart, Wallace Brown, 0111$ Pighe>, L. D, Kearpn, Perry Heard, Azell Adams Fredick Walker, Ollie Whltmore. Earl B. Gamble. There are a number of candidates yet to receive thefr Farm Hand Degree. The names are:' . , demon McFadderi, Alfonzia Me- Fadden, Jerry Wiley, William B Hearon, William Souders, Astrpfionief Higher Life Elsewherfe BY AUON L., BUMBLE: NEW YORK!*) _ We are not lone in the universe, for there are probably 100- million other planets suitable for higfi forms of life, says a famous' Harvard astronomer, Dr. Hai-low Shapley. The life on some o T1 fthem may surpass pur own, with beings superior to humans, he'writes in a new book, "Climatic CJJangeV published today Harvard University Press. Dr. Shapley is cautious when it comes to estimating just how many planets may support life. He figures It this way: Suppose only one star or sun in a million has any planets at all. And suppose onl yone in a thousand of those families of planets has the conditions "suitable for the life experiment," That means a near.circular orbit, proper distance from a warmth-giving star, proper mass, atmosphere, ." and -rotation period for night and day. That would mean only one life- bearing planet for every billion stars. Still being skeptical, suppose that life went on to higher forms on only one of every thousand of these planets. On the, others, something could have happened to'end lite. That still leaves 100 mJWon planets as life-theaters because there are so many thouaauds of billions of Btajrs in.the universe, 0ur |WJUiy Way alone,' to which we belong, has joo billions oj Mifty Way? or Basketball •*• United Prett 79; Brown 6 (overtime) Massachusetts 58; Colby 57 Colgate 75; PCnn State 63 CorftMl *8: Yale 56 SeWn «all 90; John Carroll 59 Sl«na 62 St. Bonaventure 56 Ndr*ieh 87; St. Lawrence 73 Hunter 70; Queens (NY< Col. 63 Pratt tnst. 79; Cooper Union 84 Kings College 80 Scrariton 57 Hillyer «2;New Hav*n Tehrs 50 Stevens Tech 82; Union (NY) 56 Jofstts 80; Kings Point 71 Ohio Northcfnn 74; Alfred (NY) 70 Lycoming 82; Wilkcs 81 Fairlcigh Dickinson 78; Ithaca 60 Albany Tchrs 92; Oswego Tchrs 80 SOUTH American University 62; Jloan- okc 61 William and Mary 68; Washington and Lee 54 Tampa (Fla.) CD; Stetson 59 GCorge Washington 86; Wake Forest 74 Glenville Tchrs 84; David Elklns 75 North Carolina Col. 62; Virginia Union 58 Fairrriount 73; Concord 68 Alabama St. Tchrs. 88; Fisk 62 • Towson Tchrs. 71; Lynchburg 64 Virginia St. 68; Hampton Inst. <34 V Kentucky St; Col. 73; Grambling Col.i 66 . Lincoln 59; Houston-Tilloston 57 East'Tennessee St. 67; Union 53 St. Augustine 60; John C. Smith 51 ••'.•'•• Lambuth Col. 96; Sewanee 71 MIDWEST Rpckhurt 77; Omaha 69 Northern (Mich.) St. Col. 87; Northland Col. 65 Bethany Col. 69; Friends U. 55 Goe 91; Carthage 69 Carleton 88;Bipon 53 St.' Olaf 85; Lawrence Col. 66. North Dakota 76; NorthDakota State 70 Toledo 71;. Ohio University 66 Cape Girardeau 65; Maryville Col. 1 63 Chicago U. 68; Elmhurst 55 Calvin 82; Alma 56 AQuirias (Mich.) 69; Adrian 59 Lor as 77 Buenavista 64 Lem'Oyne 86 FSirfield 74 SOUTHWEST Oklahoma City 52 Wyoming 40 .Texas Weslcyan 76; Sul Ross State "64 : . .: Texas. Tech, 97; Arizona (Tempo) State 67 . McMurry Col. 82; Abilene Christian 74 Lamar Tech 85; Sam Houston 77 ' Corpus Christi 79; Lackland AFB 62 ;. .. .•.-'•. •;.':. :;.•'' Howard Payne 68; Texas A&I 03 Amarillo Col. 75; Frank Phillips . ,Bri;;ham Young 85; Utah 76 Southern. California 56; California '36 Oregon 63 ; Washington 54 , Montana State 79; Idaho State 72 Oregon Tech 72; Humboldt St. 71 Oregon State 51 Washington State 49 . . San. Francisco 62; St. Mary's (Calif.) 56 ., Williametto 79; Linfield Col. 61 Loyola (Calif.) 80; Nevada 57 Harniltpn ,AF^ 88; San Francisco State 80 (overtime) U.C.L.A. 92; Stanford 77 Colorado , Mines 65; Colorado Weste'rn State 62 KM2 .FRIDAY'S FIGHTS By The Associated Press New York Madison Square Garden ' Rocky Castellani, 160, Cleveland, outpointed Ernie Durando, .160, Bqyonne, N. J., 10. West Palm Beach, Fla. (/T) —r- win Schultz. 165, New York, knocked out Eddie Springer, 163, Coral Gables, 6. Melbourne — Marshall Clayton, New Orleans, outpointed Ivor Gcr- maine, Australia, 10 welterweights. Springs, a'»4 pine. Blu#. Ark.; •'? \«*:H gallaxies. These millions of planets "indi-, cate that the life phenomenon is widespread and of cosmic significance. We are not alone. And we should admit, of course, that the animal, vegetable or other organisms on other happier planets.may have far surpassed the terrestrial forms. There is no reason whatever to presume that Homo- sapiens (man). Apis Mejlifera (honeybees) and Corvus Americanus (ravens or crows) are the best hat biochemistry and star shine can do." No earth-sized planets have yet seen detected around other stars, because the stars are too bright, and the planets are too bright, and the planets too srnal in gray.-, tational mass to affect the motions of their stars by present measuring methods. But there's evidence of a huge ?lanet for a nearby star, named 31 Cygni, a star which can be seen with the naked eye. Dr. Shapley says 'Mars is the only other planet in our sun's family which might have life of some kind. Dr. Shapley is editor.of, and writes the introduction for, the book giving views of more than 20 different scientific specialists on the causes of great climatic phanges on earth, and the effects upon life. Slight variations in the sun's heat and radiations are one main possibility of changes which produced ice ages and warm periods. Others are dust from volcanoes and the rising of continents and mountains re-directing air currents. Bluck bears usually art born a jtew weeks before the end of Uw SEEING-EYE FOR FEATHERED FRIEND-"Baby,' ( a blind , parakeet, has a seeing-eye dog in "Brownie." He hitches a ride : • on the dog whenever he wants to travel around the home of his : owner, Mr. and Mrs. M. C. Holmes, in Jackson, Tenn. i SPORTS ROUNDUP .By QAYLE TALBOT. NEW YORK. (/B— Harrison (Bones) Dillard, one of the world's more remarkable athletes, goes after his 38th straight'indoor hurdles victory in the National AAU championships tomorrow night at Madison Square Garden. The small-size Negro who once starred for Baldwin-Wallace College, has for the past eight years been about as unbeateable at his specialty, both indoor and out, as any track man who ever lived. In that lengthy span he has been beaten twice on the boards, and never in a championship event It is not, however, of Dillar's superlative record over the sticks that we would sing. Rather, our mind goes back more than five years to what we will always con sider the crowning achievement of an amazing career. No matter what he has done since, or will do, he can never match his tremendous feat in the 1948 Olympics at London. ; At ,that time the little marvel was without question'the world's greatest high hurdler. He was considered a moral cinch to win himself a gold medal at'London. But then, in the official trials, the un- thinkajjle happened. He got mixed up with the crossbars and did not even i-finish in the final heat. He was but pf the Olympics! • But was he? Nope. He decided hurriedly that he was a 100-meter tent that when the U. S. team tent that, when th eU. S. team sailed, he had a berth as a sprinter. He was not, of course, considered quite in the same class with pur., other two, Mel Patton and Barney Ewell, but he was aboard. j. It, was while the American team was in training at Uxbridge Air Base that we made the long trip out, and, after considerable wandering around, .came to a running track. Not many . athletes were about at the hour, but over- near the little wooden-grandstand this fellow wearing a familiar shield was practicing starts — over and over again. It was Dillard; the man who was along for the ride. We asked him, perhaps not too diplomatically, if he thought he had a chance. He grinned wide. "Sure," he said, agreeably, "everybody's got a chance. What I've got to do is learn to get out of those holes in a hurry. If I do, maybe I can make it close." Nothing he said gave any indication of the bitter disappointment he must have felt over his failure in the hurdle trials From as far as we could see him, he still was starts, all by himself. We often have studied a graphic photo of the start of the 100-meter final, It was snapped a fraction of a second after the gun fired, and it shows six straining printers in their first frantic lunge. The heads of five are in nearly perfect align merit, a beautiful start. The sixth head, Dillard's, is fully a foot in front, and several inches lower than any other. It was a lead he never relinquished, though Ewell closed with such a rush that he appeared to iiave won. Ewell thought he had, too, ! but the official photo proved differently. Dillard, the hurdler, d equaled the Olympic records of 10.3 seconds, and his margin of victory probably was less than the advantage he had gained by his remendous start. Fishing Good in These Areas LITTLE ROCK IM— The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission said today that weekend fishing is good in these areas: Bradley County, Moro Bay, Raymond Lake, Green's Lake, Para- geese Lake, carppie. Fulton Count, Spring River. Lake, bream and perch. Garland County, Upper Lake Ouachita. Jefferson County, Swan Lake, crappie. Lincoln County, Douglas Opd River, crappie. Two Games In Tournament Final In gatttes played at Guernsey In the Herhpstead County 'tourney last night Guernsey Jr. Soys defeated Blevins 33 to 28. In the Sr. Boys division Spring Hill downed Saratoga 47 to 44. dairies scheduled for tonight will pair Blevins Sr. Boys and Spring Hill and Saratoga Jr. Boys and Guernsey. First game at 7:30. In the Nevada Tourney, Laneburg Jr. 40; Emrnet 24; Laneburg Sf. 48, Emmet Sr. 57. Tonight will be the final playoff between the winning teams. Boyle Continued from P. age One duced the tickets while her husband apologetically directed ' the stewards With the baggage. "Moat of this is' trinkets to trade with the natives," he explained. Finally in their stateroom, Frances set about making the 3aby comfortable while the stewards unloaded bags. "Who brought this along?" Boyle asked, scowling at his portable typewriter. CAB Denies Four Applications WASHINGTON LD — The Civil Aeronautics Board today tentatively denied applications by Fort Worth, Tex., Fort Smith and Fay- ctteville, Ark., and Kansas City, 1 Mo., for a new service by Central Arilines. The four cities proposed that Central serve them on a route between Fort Worth and Kansas City, by way of Dallas and Paris, Tex., Fort Worth and Fayetteville, and Joplin, Mo. The applications also were supported by Dallas and by Central. Ozark Airlines objected that the proposal,' if authorized, would prejudice its own renewal case. The board agreed with Ozark that the applications raised con troversial issues which should be decided only after formal proceedings. Consumption of vodka in France increased about 50 per cent in 1953. About 500,000 elementary and hingh school children in the United States have some form of 'heart or blood vessel disease. Bird bog Training Every dog needs training in fundamental manners but if there is one class of dogs that needs it more than any ether it is the bird dogs from working with a dog in the fieM can be either the greatest pleasure or ttw most exasperating experience in the world. A well-mannered dog that doesn't find too many birds can still give you a good day's hunting. But a dog that runs off. gets out of range, fails to heel, drop or come on command can ruin a day completely. The time to si art such training is just as soon a& the pup begins to show some intelligence — perhaps about his fifth or sixth month. Tha plnce can be in the living room U necessary since the fewer outside dislractions the better, and it will be easier to work him, inside during the early stages of. off leash work. You will want to gut him outside eventually, however, and the lawn o,- yard is perfectly satisfactory. Teaching the pup tu come w hen called is probably the most,.important of all training. A long least is usu ally used at first and lavish praise ^nd consti.nt practice will eventually get h im to the point where it is safe to work him outside without a leash. Thd second command will' be "down," "drop" or "charge"^different trainers prefer different names. Stick to whichever name you start with of course, and always accompany the order with a motion of the hana so that the dog will learn to follow hand signals in the -field. " Ad d"heel'' to this course of lessons and you will start field training with half the battle won, arid can almost certainly look forward to many hours of happy hunting. it. *'' Electrical Tree The electricity tree of central India is one of the oddest growths in nature. Its leaves are so full of electricity that you receive a shock if you touch them, and the , tree influences magnetic needles 70'| feet away. ieM, USf. Sy ElfalxeUi SHfwt Dhtribottd ty King Fealm-M Syndlc«ta. Top Radio Programs NEW YORK «T-^ Listening tonight: NBC — 6:30 Big Beview; 5:30 Grand Ole Opry; 9:30 Dude Ranch. . . CBS — 6 Johnny Mercer; 7:3.0 Gang Busters.; 8:30 Country Sytle . . . ABC — 7; 05 Dancing Party. ; -8 Prison Program. . .MBS i:30" Farm Quiz; 8 Barn Dance; 9 Chicago Theater. SUNDAY: NBC—5:30 NBC Sym- jhone; 7:30 Sunday at Home; 9 Last Man Out. . . CBS — 1:30 . Y. Philharmonic; 4 State Struck 7 Bins Ciosby , . . ABC ~ 4:05 Syemng Comes; ft, Week Around World; 8:3Q Brotherhqod Week. . . MBS — 4:30 Wck Parterj 6:30 Knights of Pythias, Birthday Mojpa CJly ~ CHAPTER EIGHTEEN ! . IN THE big living room, Everett .Carr took the hand Shelly extended,,and patted it in-a. fatherly way. Then he led her to a chair, • and seated her, taking his own seat on the couch, close by. "You don't come to. see us as often as we'd like, Shelly," he said warmly. She looked up, smiling faintly. "Oh, Father Cair ..." "I: thought surely you'd come to see me today, or call me." Now the .violet eyes darkened with a question. "About Talboy," he said quickly. "Oh," she said. "Oh, yes. They don't seem to know how badly he's hurt. There's some concussion— he's unconscious." "Yes, yes,-I- know all that! He's not on the critical list, however." "Oh, no!" said Shelly quickly. "But it must be bad enough, if he's unconscious." "Bad part is the way it, happened. That it happened at all," said Everett heavily. "I know what .is being said, but gossip—sometinies—" "One of the doctors at the hospital told me about it,",said Everett crisply, and she knew that she had affronted him. "You mean, they made tests that showed he >Md been drinking?" "I don't know what they did, Shelly. I just—'' "I wouldn't have said he was a drinking man, Father Carr." "Woman's no ) u d g e of such things. Man was as queer as Aunt Hester's hat. Would get up an argument on any subject. Always took the wrong side, too." Wrong, or unpopular? thought Shelly. She had sense enough not to say it. "I rather like, him," she murmured. "A lot of the ladles do!" Shelly's head lifted. "Even heard Eleanor declare he was exciting. Bait,! Of courge, J; know you don't ,mean it that way—you're-' Stevie's wife. And Eleanor—oh, t'don't know why a silk and velvet girl wiU so ofteii take a yen toward a tough man!" Eleanor! Shelly's h e a r t, was beating faster than she would care to admit as she put some concentrated thought tp f that suggestion. So concentrated that it required an effort to bring her attention back to Everett's talk. He had evl-: dently said again that he had expected her to. call him—he was going on to assure her that he stood ready to do anything— anything! —for her in Steyje's absence. , "I think," said Everett Carr impressively, "tijat now the only thing for you tp do, Shelly, will be to close Stevie's office until he gets back. 1 ' "But, Father Carr ..." "We can get a doctor for the plant. There are men who dp Industrial doctoring on a fixed salary; we get inquiries all the time. And'the other doctors here in town caji take care of hi? other patients." Suddenly, SheJJy was angry, "t supppse pp. Lewis would be one of then)!" she sa.13 coldly. self into a mess, too. But, there are plenty of other doctors—you'll see. When you close the office, the patients will go elsewhere. They'll have to." Spoken like a healthy man! said Shelly's seething brain. •- Everett ; Carr stayed for another fifteen minutes. Shelly smiled woodenly, hearing nothing that he said.-' ' ~-rX•';'„.• . '-' ' ;••'•'••.. At last -he rpse. "Well—must get home, Shelly.', Now, you go tp ,bed and get your sleep. My little stig- gestion will care fdr any worry you've had, I think." He departed, and Shelly went upstairs. Oh, yes, his little suggestion. ... She was to close the office. She was to write that to Stephen." She was to tell Miss Browne, and Dr. Talboy, and the patients . . . And she was to live the rest of the year with her hands empty, and her thoughts free to go over and over what she had done, and what she might have done instead. Today she had considered a possible need to close the office, and had discarded it quickly for a half- dozen other plans. The Carrs—Everett—had only one plan. It was as if they had found her sunk in quicksand, and had put one thin stick within her reach—and then had walked away. The family wanted the office closed, wanted the practice dissipated. They had-never wanted Stephen to be a doctor in the first place and now they might have found a way to— She sat down before the mirror, sick with the .realization of human selfishness, of 16 v e's possessive power and cruelty. Everett nad not come to help her; he'd thought she would blindly obey him, and thus he would gain what he had always been determined to gain— Stephen, the son he loved, the son of whom he was proud, would come back from Korea, go into the business and carry on the dynasty. But Stephen had planned against just that event. He had put Talboy into his office, selecting him as a man who would fight, and he expected to c,owe home a, doctor, to remain a doctor. Perhaps Shelly would have 'said she did'not sleep that night, but there was &trs, Jaryia to prove otherwise, The phone wakened her. Mrs. J|rvls;hid been trying to get the doctor; she said. No one answered, so— ' "I'm afraid Dr. Talboy c a n't come, Mrs, Jarvis," said Shelly wearily. "You see, he-*- 1 ' But be must come!" cried Mrs. Jarvis. "And don't pass off the excuse that he's tired, i know doctors get tired, but I'm flck. I often have to call a doctor at night, i take turns; J call one doctor till I've worn him out, then I turn to another one. Dr. Talboy will come, 1 think, if you'll just get in touch with him." ''Mrs. Jarvis! Dr. Talboy is In the hospital with his own headache. He was in a car wreck last and has 9 concussion &? wall §s'sQ«i9 pracked. nbs," irpy. toa,tM Ijpo bad (M mourn- Jary$, "fcepa.u.se, I do him. What do you suggest 1 do. Shelly.?" "I'd suggest," said Shelly crisply, "that after this, when you are sick all day, you call a doctor then, or go to see him. Not wait until the middle of the'night. If you have the slightest idea of the sort of life a doctor leads ... "My goodness," said Mrs. Jarvis, "I never got this kind of lecture from Stevie. He'd sometimes say he wouldn't come, but he always did it in a nice way." Shelly was close to tears when she replaced the receiver. People expected so much from doctors, and treated them with so little consideration. In the darkness of the night's last hours, her heart ached for Stephen, alone out there in Korea, and for Craig, fighting for his principles, and now the victim of malicious gossip. She could not fail either man. She must notl The next morning, at ten, Everett Carp's secretary said that Mrs. Stephen Carr would like to see him—on business. Midstream, Everett stopped his expansive, "Yes, yes, yes. Any time— On business f" he asked in astonishment. "That's what she said, Mr. Carr." "All right Send her in. We'll see what she considers business." The beaming smile was reinstated. Probably money, he thought. Now, with the closing of Stevie's office, there'd naturally be money, worries—he leaned back in his chair, smiling. Shelly certainly knew how to dress, thought Everett, watching the girl come through the door and across the carpe.t^-sl!m black suit, with a yellow hanky, or something, perking out from a pocket below the belt, a little hat tilted forward on her head, spotless gloves. "Shelly, my dear," he said expansively as he rose. "What can I do for you ? And may I say in advance that the sky's the limit?" ; She smiled warmly at him. "You don't need to say it I came because I knew how big-hearted you are." Buttering me up, he thought, as he gallantly seated her, then resumed his chair. "How big a bite?," he asked, beaming. Shelly's blue eyes regarded hirn, "Oh," she breathed, "J don't want money," "That's what most of the Carr women want," he assured her. "I've a lot to learn!" she said! flirtatiously. This morning she was determined not' to offend Everett, He was the one member of Stephen's family who might be occasionally on her side, She'd done a iot of thinking during the night; she'd planned her campaign. NOW she leaned forward, one gloved hand on the dealc . top. * "Father Carr," she s>id earnes> Jy, "I came to you with just pne request, and i hope you'll find yourself able to grant it" N9W Everett C&rr too wa? ait* ting w this office "90 a matter cjf business." "What request |i :> \'^KM^£MM^:'<

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