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f^i itAftf HOPE, ARKANSAS , March 6, fJ»"f4Hf 6«tw«*rt S A, M, fcntf 4 P. M. ->•• i r fendor te of the First Will hold a o'clock, Satur* South Wal- sett SisH towels, . -- . pot plants, ..do^s apft C6.d drinks. *tr. Troy . Iftstruetof of Class in Hope, i SrJesSgr fof tho Jett fttdfcjr «fchool Class. „ „.. 'llumatf Relations" Irs' or the class aie urg- % prescht, 01 the Wofn- of Christian Service Ethodist Church will iMpaday^ fylarch 8, at two iMh.tS^eh^fclu Circle Four it^ the' program, i will use as her aei.i'iiWo.n^n's ,'Cir,cle of afTusl/ChurcK .will' have "*qr* Monday rtltlht, March '.,ipme, of, .Mrs. Miles "-" Circle of -- |j Church' will meet \ A, .Gi.q,.YOi'NG Monday night March 8, at leven o'clock in the home of Mrs A. D. Branoon Mrs. Hiigh Jones will tpach the study on Home Missions All members are urged to be pre^ sent, and bring their Lottie Moon offering. Monday March 8 The Wesleyan Service Guild of the Methodist Churrh will meet Monday, March 8, at the home of Mrs Leon Bundy on South Fulton street. MSss Claiice Cannon will be program leader. Plans will be made at this meeting foi the first session of the Mission Study to be held March IS. Orrle One of thfe Presbyterian "hurch will meet Monday, March 3, at 10 a. in., at the home of Mrs. C. C. Lewis. The Rebecca Sunday School Class of the First Baotist Chur rh will have a meeting nt the home of Mrs. .Tack Hogs. 412 East 14th stieet. on Monday, Maich 8, at 7:30 P. m. Co-hostesses will be Mrs, Herbert R. H. Ringo. L, R. Youth Gets Appointment WASHINGTON i#) — ftep-. Brooks Hays Cb-Akr) has named Torh Stein Murphree, 601 Holly, LitlJc ttOCK for appointment to th(* U S. Ndval Academy at Annapolis. As alternates he picked octhcy D. Neal, H. M. Mentis ahd James Edward Grise all of Little' Rock in. that order. Dodson and Mrs. ' Mrs. Carter Johnson will be hostess to Circle Two of thp Presbyterian Church nt 2:30 on Monday March 8. The Junior Girls' Auxiliary of the Kirst' Baptist Church will meet at lour o'rlock on Monday afternoon. The Jeanette iHUnker G. A.'s will observe Home Mission Program and, offering. The Lou, Demie G A,- will have a business meeting and forward steps. Prt'sbytorlah Circle Three will meet at the home of the chairman. Mrs. Frantdln McLarty, at .en o'Mock on Monday morning.' March 8. At 7:15 on Monday night, March S. the Y. W- A. of the First Bap- tist'Church will meet at the Chur- ch'to observe th<> Annie" Armstrong Home Mission Program and offering. Mrs, Hamiltori Hanegan will be. hostess to Circle Four of the Presbyterian Church at 7:30 p. m. on Mpnday, March 8. , < Tuesday March 9 Chapter AE of the P. E. O. will, moe.t March 9, at the home of Mrs. fLJ:'B. -Tooley, 1215 South Main, at three p/tiloelc' laiJCh 10 John Cain-Chapter of the D. A. Blonde Note Corinne Has Joined Up BY BB HOMAS HOOLYWOOD I/P — Note, to the blondes of America: Although Lana Turnar has left yotir ranks Corinne Calyet has joined up. The talkative French pastry is a ravishing blonde these days, and that !s not the only thing new in her life. "I .have also got myself a new agent, a new car, a new wardrobe and I am eating meat for the first lime in my life," she says "And I have a new attitude toward men. When I see one who looks attractive, I can look now," Corinne is also entering a new phase of her career. She is making her first television film, a Screen Gems production for the Ford .Theater,- when I found her On the Columbia studio set, her reddish locks were gone. She was combing her long blond hair. She explained' that all the changes in her life have come about since the end of her alliance to actor John Bromfield. "I would have gone blond sooner," she said, "but he wouldn't let mo. You know how men are —they like to keep their Women down. They, don't want their wives to be too appealing to other men. "I like the new look. Before now, I have always been very natural. I had my own shade of hair, I never Used false eyelashes and my makeup was very simple. Nothing was artificial. Now I do .think differntly. I Uke artifice; I think it is exciting." About the meat business— she has not been a 1 strict vegetarian. Following her mother's custom, she ate no red meat, only fish and (pwl. Now she's a beef-eater, and she likes that too. She regress the end of her union to Bromfield. "We had five wonderful years,' she explained. "Then we got to the point where we could no longer get along together. . . ! '"There is no bitterness between us. John'is a fine fellow. ''"" ; Saturday & Sunday at Rialto -yvill ,' -Wednesday, March TOM CON WAY questions EVi BARTOK in a scene from the Lippert Pictures release, "NORMAN CONQUEST." Starts Sunday at the Saenger JANET LEIGH and DONALD O'CONNOR in a dance routine from Universal-International's "WALKING MY BABY BACK HOME." PRESCOTTNEWS ... POPPY GAL — Hollywood starlet Joan Weldoti has been chosen "Buddy Poppy Girl" by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She will head the sale of.pop- pies to aid the^eterans. JPr -afynopn,,," at the Barlow. Hog- t'essesVyi be Mis? Momia Twitchel}. Mrs- ( B. L/.^Fearson /end Mrs.. Barnes Z-aGrossn. r, Good Neighbor Club Meets The. March meeting of the Evening Shade Good Neighbor Club was held- at 'the Geoi\ge Anderson home of Mrs. on Hope route. one, Thursday night, March 4. The president, Mrs. Paris Anderson, opened the meeting. The hostess gave the devotional. Mrs. Verner McMuvtry read the minutes which were approved, Each mem- W. S.- C. sijeircle 3 VMeets ih ; Klriney Home Eight members of Circle " She Indicated she will be. wary: of- a ; future alliance. Right now she's enjoying her fling. And shd does'nH , think 3 movie career and home -routine can mix ."Believe 'me. I .know" she sighed. "I tried it for five years. Perhpas a 'dramatic actress can do it, although they are temper, amental and must be pretty hard to live with. "I think it's hard' for a glamorous actress to combine her work program on The. topic '''"' with being a housewife. To be glamorous-, you 'have to have a certain aura about you. You can't just throw it off once you are home; it becomes phony that way. You have to have a bit of glamour her .answered roll call with a hint j a11 the tirnc - ancl it doesn't look favorable to the .growth of. a flow- convincing in the kitchen.'" er or plant. ' Old business consisted of a discussion and making of final plans for the rural mailbox improvement project. -The club treasury is to meet half of the expenses, and, each member to share the remaining half. A platyt exchange followed the re creation neriod. Mrs. J. L, Beckham was 'the 'recipient of the d,oor prize. r Hefreshmenls were served to 10 mem.bprs and three chilrren. The April meeting will be held in the home of Mrs, Lem Porterfield, Lena Faye SoPter Honoree At B ; i<|dal Shower Mrs, Lena JPorterfield, assisted byf-Mrs. Rinaldo Sooler, entertained with fl bridal shower on Thursday night, i'pr .._...• pleasure of 'Mrs. Scoter's daughter, Miss Lena Faye Sooter of Texarkana. Mrs- Pari.s Anderson supervised the playing 'of games, with prizes being won by Mrs. Joe Foley and Mrs. Scott Key, The honoree was presented with WASHINGTON ( ( P) — Central Airlines, Fort Worth, has asked the Mvil Aeronautics Board for per- missing to operate between Fort Smith, Ark., and Dallas and Fort Worth, Central said Fort Smith lacks direct air service with the Dallas- F'ort Worth area and has an im- digte and substantial need (for ijplfi of RgP ifflMG * RITAMORIN0 HTVENGEANCr Jf iTMW"|S!S_ BARTOK Nc>vs Briefs WASHINGTON Wl — The Air Force announced today the ijaiB* of 144 officers and airmen, pre viously listed as rnigsing in action in Korea, who are now determined or presumed to be dead. This reduces to 109 the number of Air Force men still classified as missing in action. The new list includes 1st Lt. Robert E, Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. fJugb. J. Anderson, Csbot Ark, Mrs. Dan Pittman Sr. Hosteso to W. S. C. Circle 2 Mrs. Dan Pittman Sr. was hostess to Circle Two of the W. S. '.C. S. of the First Methodist Church at her home on Monday afternoonv with 18 members present. The business was . conducted by the chairman, Mrs. J. B. Hesterly. Mrs, George Green directed the program and presented Mrs. A. E. Pearson, Mrs. Burke Sheltoit', Mrs. S. V. Scott and Mrs. Gene ft-jjale in a, panel discussion on "Our Spanish Speaking Neighbors." , .Th,e /devotional talk on |Sowing Seeds of Love" was given p^ Mrs. Blain Hays. :"••'-.•• A^salad and desert course With Russian tea v<aS'-served. - > . The Bible Study on "Boldness and Opposition" was given by Mrs. John Hubbard. The conversation period on "Lets Talk About Our No. 1 Task" was presented bv Mrs. Floyd Hubbard. A sandwich course was served to nine members. SETTLER - Sen, Walter George, of Georgia, has introduced a .compromise proposal that might settle the debate concerning the Bricker Amendment. It's legality is now being studied by Justice. Department fof the W. S.;C.- S. of. the First Methodist Chucch met on Monday afternoon in the home of the Chairman. .Mrs. L. D. Kinney, ; \ • .' " After ihe business meeting Mrs. Glen Hairston gave the devotional on "Sowing Seeds of Love" and led in prayer. She also presented the v\vrtm*at^-i r\n i\\n +nr*io "Otlr ^nnnicVl Speaking Neighbors.''- ' A dessert course was served, at the close of the meeting. V , NEW ORLEANS <#...— Mark Tpwnsend of Suttgavt, Ark., is the new president of Southern Hardwood Producers Inq, ; Townsend was elected yesterday at the 'JOth annual convention here. a box of gifts. Mrs, Vance Marcum, Mrs. Hazel Alexander and Mrs. Elva Kay assisted the hostesses in serving refreshments. NEW ArkqnjQS B, L. RITTI6 6 A. M. Delivery Phone 7-3381 or 7-3864 HEW NON^CANCELLABLE HOSPITAL POLICY Issued by HOME SECURITY UFl IN$. CO. * Aflfl* w. JBlrth Call f write Presbyterian Circle No. One Meeto Circle One of the Women of the Presbyterian Churc:i meet on Monday afternoon in the home of Mrs. D. L. McRae Sr. with Mrs. Mary Montgomery aty4 Miss Jennie Lewis assisting hostess. Mrs. McRae, chairman, voiced the opening prayer ahd conducted the business. The roll was called and the minutes were read by the secretary, Mrs, D. L. McRae Jr. Mrs. Bob Robertson gave the Bible study on "Boldness and Opposition." ; Mrs. Jim Nelson, World Mission Chairma'n, asked that members pray each day at 10 o'clock for United Missions. She also presented the program on "Our Nn. 1 Task." The meeting ended with prayers, " A salad course was served at the close of the meeting. Presbyterian Circle 3 Meets Monday Night Circle Three of the Women of the Presbyterian Church met on Monday, evening in the home of Mrs. Max Bryant, chairman. Mrs, Bryant presided and opened the meeting with prayer. During the business session it was voted to meet at 7:30 each month, W. M. U. Meets The W. M. U; of the First Baptist Church met on Monday after npon at the annex. for a combined, business meeting and program for home missions. Mrs. Roy Stainton, president, conducted a brief business meeting Mrs. Harrell Hines, program chairman, ': ^presented the program topic on "freedom,Holy Light." After the song; "America", was sungj^ Mrs. Hines, stated pur heri. tage'-'.d'nd purpose; of "the, meeting. Mrs. Thomas Buchanan and Mrs. Roy Slaintori gave the devotional that was closed with the song "Send the Light." , • ' "• Discussions on the program topic were given by Mrs. Wesley Lindsey; Mrs. Glover, Mrs. Roy Loomic^ and Mrs. Clifford Ferguson. • Prayer was offered by Miss Butcher, Mrs. J. M. Ingram,, Mrs. Wilburn Willis, Rev. Lindsey, Mrs. Watson White Jr., Mrs. Fred White and Mrs. Clifford Ferguson. A special offering was received while Mrs. Watson White Jr., played "Take My Life and Let It Be." the meeting adjourned with prayer by Mrs. Hines. Among those from out of town who attended the funeral services for Lt. Charles Peachey On Tuesday were: Jack Barnes, Grady Cathey, Mrs. Jim Peace, Mrs. Lucius Smith, Mrs. Marvin Beasley, Bill Beasley, Mr. and Mrs.''Roy Meador of Magnolia; J. L. Franklin, Jack Roberts, Sid Cooper, Mrs, John Wade, Mrs. Harry Daniel, Miss Joyce Stewart, Mrs. Jim Ed Duke of Little Rock; of Paris, Texas, Texarkana O. R. Stolen Auto Is Found Burned BLYTHEVILE Wl — Sheriff Wil liam Berryman said today that the burned out hulk of a car. stolen in Memphis Mopday was : found yesterday. The car was supposed to have contained $5,000 worth of jewels. ' . Berry .said the auto wets found about a half mile from the Arkan sas Misouri border north of here and it had been stripped of every thing removable t then burn,ed. Hq said there was no trace of -the jewels. H. E. Allen, a salesman for a wholesale jewelry firm told Meni phis police Monday night that his car containing $5,000 worth of jewelry samples had been stolen. Residents in the area reported 9 fire Monday night, but it wasn't until yesterday that police found Russell Cantley John Purifoy, Peachey, El Dorado; Jack C. Stev ins, Fayetteville, Tommy Cox Waco Texas, Mrs. Walter Lofton, Camden Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Nelson Houston, Texas, Miss Sue Peachey, Mrs. Gene Schulzorhaf, Houston Texas, Mrs. Harold Denton,, Lovington, M. Mexico, Mr. and Mrs, Jeff Castulk, Portalis, N. Dakota, 1st Lt. Ralph Pratt, Lawson Air Force Base, Go., Edna Faye Walls Seward Air Force Base, Tenn. At 40 miles an hour a car travels 58 feet a second. .. Italy Agog Over Glamor Set Slaying ,0ME, Italy (UP) — A glamor- conversation came after the girl's body found. The magazine story directlj implicated the Marchese Ugo Mop tagna in allegations of narcotics* h-affic and sex .orgies. . at the St. } Hubert Hunting . Club, which is frequented by Italy's nobility. Newspapers pointed out t Piero Piccioni, son of foieign bus daughter of a aprominent ister Attlio Picclorii and a score lawyer testified today she suspect- or more of other promnent person- cd her blue-blooded former lover and the son of the Italian foreign minister were "somehow mixed up" in the sensational death of a 21-year-oJd Roman a beauty. Anna Maria Moneta Gagllo, 23- year-old star witness, testified in .he opening day of the resumed Irial of journalist Sllvano Muto in Rome's penal court. The case dub- Jed Italy's "scandal of the century^" involves alleged narcotics :raffic, sex, good-time girls and ,op-leVel politicians. Miss Monets. Gaglio, whom the jress has labeled "The Black 3wan," • said her suspiclbns about Piero Piccioni, son of Foreign Minister Attilio Pipcioni, and about .he wealthy Marchese Ugo Mon- :agna, her onc4ime lover, arose Jrom an overheard telephone coil' versation between the two "good 'riends." All Italy has been agog over the case stirred up by Muto, 26-year- alities were on the exclusive club's membership l^st. The case has been in the headlines in Italy ever since a preliminary hearing in January when Muto said he got his information from an existentialist artist's model and the daughter of a Milan lawyer who said it had been her; aim to "live life to the full." 1 The lawyer's daughter, 23-year- old Anna Maria Moneta Caglio is the, star attraction of the trial. A descendant of a prominent family, she told reporters she was for a long time the mistress of the middle-aged Marchese Mon- t tagona and that the gave her an al- ! lowance o.f 500,000 lire ($8QO) a I month. The circumstances of Wilma Montosi's death, are not directly||> at issue in the case against Muto. But every newspaper in Italy has expressed, doubts of the correctness of the police statement that she drowned while treating , . .,.,.. her foot for eczema by wading in sensational magazine Attuaht. the gpa Qn the wet and s , Ql . my He charged that; beautmt! Wilma day she died —.April 12, 1953, Montesi, who was found dead and] Her body was found sprawled.on half-disrobed on a lonely beach outside Rome last April 12, died of an overdose of narcotics. Police said she drowned. Muto was charged by the state ilous information liable to disturb with spreading false and tcnden- public order. Miss Moneta Caglio, daughter of a Milan lawyer of a prominent :amily, said she contacted Muto after reading his article because it "confirmed my suspicions" about the. death. She said she wanted to get names from him because "I had my suspicions about Ugo Montani." In the month of April'or May (1953) .1' overheard a strange telephone conversation," she told the court. "I had good reason to suspect that Piccioni and Montagnn were somehow mixed up in that affair." She implied that the telephone the desolate beach minus dress shoes stockings. A loose jacket was buttoned around her shoulderaj^ ders. Attorney Seeks Post ofJudge LITTLE ROCK Wl — Floyd Terrall, a Little Rock atorney today filed for nomination in the Democratic primaries for judge of the 1st Division, Sixth Judicial Circuit^ The circuit is composed of Pulas" ki and Penry counties. Incumbent Judge Harry Robinson has announced his candidacy for attorney. The eagle was used as a national emblem 5;000 years ago, by the Mesopotamin city of Lagash. Lt. Harley Cox has arrived to join Mrs. Cox for a visit with their par- c-nts, Mr. and Mrs; Charlie Thomas and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cox. Mrs. T. E. Logan has returned from Fort Smith where she accompanied Mrs. W. C. Reeves who is the guest of Miss Ethelle Reeves, the vehicle road. on a secluded side There is a species of flea which only on field mice. Scientists think that whales have relatively high intelligence. About 10 Jllion Reople in the United spates have some farm o* h,eart or blood vessel disease. Jack C. Stivers returned Tuesday to Fayetteville after a visit with hisl mother. Mrs, B. C. Stivers, and attending funeral services for Lt, Charlie Peachey. Miss Edna White of Huntsville, Ala, has also been o guest in the Stivers home, My. and Mrs. S. O. Logan have had as their guests, Mr. and Mrs. Warren Potter of 'Morrison, 111. Mrs. Tom Bemjs and J. R. Bemis spent Monday and Tuesday in Pallas. Mrs. B,enii§ wa,s the guest of her daughter, Miss Ethel Bemls, Mr. Bemis attended a National Lumbermens. Association. Miss LiUie Butcher and Mrs. S, Q. Logan are the guests of relatives arid -friends in Dallas. Eppler of Malvem »p««t Tuesday with Mrs. Bpplep, Mr. and Mrs. Rwn Sailed, Tommy and Miriam of Bossier City, : CHAPTER THIRTY THREE "S^I3I*>LY—rpy advice would b to ayojld' anything that .could .prp duce such & letter to Steyle." ^You. mean., rip h^ore picnic^?" "Yes. 6r-T-even ; give' up you work at the office." Shelly stifrene'd, angrily, bu before she could speak, Everet Carr came Into the house, hi approach heralded by the arom of tu^s fine, cigar, He spok S h e 11 y ' g name affectionately kissed his wife, and then her, an asked what his girls were doing Under cover of : nis lord-ot.-the maripreffusiveness,.Shelly decide to appeal to him, and smiled re wardlngly at his eavy numo about, tier quilted skirt. "M Grandma used to have a bed cpti fort just like that!" he declared. Shelly stood up and cwirld about so that the skirt stood ou stiffly above, tiei pretty ankles. Everett chuckled. "Very nice, murmured May anna, Sh.elly sat down jLgain. "My mother always controlled my van ity," she said sweetly, "by usini that old phrase, 'pretty is as prett; does..'" She lifted her blue eyes "I'm afraid in chat light I'm no as. pretty as 1 had hoped 1 was. She caught the sharp look which Everett darted ;at his wife, "Now Shelly—-" murmured May Anna uncomfortably, • Well, what if a man did prefer to stay out ot such matters J The Carrs—especially these two Carrs —had shown themselves ready to direct her life down to the house in which she lived, and the servants In tnat house. If they were going to ask her to Chang- hei whole way of life, let them at leasi face the real reasons behind their demand! "We stirred up a little problem here tonight^ Father Carr," she said blandly to the firm-fleshed pink'faceo; ;, rn'an who looked, so much like Stephen. "Thai ia Mother Carr thinks it's 9 problem. She's heard some gossip about my working in the office and she thinks 1 should stop, that work because of the talk." ' "Stevle would want me to advise you, dear, In his absence," said his mother, uneasily.. "And really we got. (hats all straightened out be fore Papa qame in .,," Shelly looked at her. "But, op, we, didn't." she protested, "You'd given me that advicer-but i i think 1 should be the one to such a Decision, Father Carr—•' She 'eaned forward, nqr ftands, clasped upon the llttje yeijpw black figures ot the quilted, skirt, "Do you rememberr-when Or, Fal* boy wag hurt, aj)d * came to you, asking for your help—you rather dumped the thing on roe? I Knew, and you knew, that one word from you at that time would nave stopped all (he gossip there w$$ building up about the accident. But you Just told me to do the "Why, Shelly I" protested May Anna, "But he did, Mother Carr! Didn't you?" ' Everett blew »clsmd of frggrgn* smok.e about his face, arid gsm^r ' that; pMght b e considers thought; so, too. But, as it hap petied, 1. managed that problem cleared Craig's,, name, among th other' doctors;' he stayed on .plant; doctor, where he does a goo job. Doesn't he, Father Carr?" "He knows the work/' Everei admitted^: "Yea/* Cheered by this concession Sh.ejly went on. "Well, don't yo think, since 1 was: able to solv that big a problem, thai It is lus a little—rwell, unfair—to treat m now as a child, or as a silly gir not ab(e, tp Judge how to. behav or what to do.?'' . • "No, dear," protested May Anna •'That isn't IW tye feel responsibi for you, naturally, arid, of course we don't like gossip about a mem ber of tjje family . . ." Oh. thought Shelly,, there's sore spot! One •. didn't tell lip licking stories about a Carrl "There is some talk aroun town." Eyerett conceded, his ton unhappy. "1 don't Know how it go started. Tm sure.ypu've done nqth ing out :<?t the way, my dear,:bu 1 do regret that; we didn't malt you close S.tevie's house and oHic and come out here-to stay whli he was gone. That's what w wanted you to do.'* - • ?. Shelly tried to think—she coul remember 'ho Invitation to rhov out to Carr Clrclp, Rlose the ofjice yes—that they had wanted. Bu ;hey had thought she should go stay with ner mother, glear away from Norfolk, 1 — . Everett was still talking, "Keep ng Talboy iri the offlce was no the whole job, Shelly. Nor.was it enough for m e to say—tlargely to please you, I'm afraid—that could, continue as plant doctor! Because, you" see, dear, the men in the plant have turned against him." "But he ..." "•yes, he knows the job. jerhaps because of his being conr nected. with, various bits oi gossip —both professional and personal he has lately lost t,he confidence of a certsUn group of workers. And it,, my de&r child, Is 4 handicap so, tremendous that I'm afraid u may mean a change. You can see yourself, that if a "majority pf the nen refuse to subscribe to program—" "Wasn't It Stephen's program?" the asked in B troubled tone. "Yes, but—i Oh, Shelly, I'm sure abor relationship la a subject be- ond you. Clever as I know you She smiled contritely. "I'm sure t is, too. Father Carp. Except that you to mean that the men can find an excuse when tf they want pne," Everett's Wue eye* were blea,H. Yes," he agreed dryly, "Tft^y an." turned to her mother-to- ft w. "Then I'm going to Off as you ," she said vvarmiy, t'j'n} t( ? t?s very, very QarefcM of | say, where I g0— And, just as. Craig, ^as vmaipatfd P.* being I'm sure pepRie wilj QPoie p §ee that I am really being a they ood wWe 59 ?r, Ta,iboy is rust,* Except tqr a meaningful them, t«s phen's being in a hospital In Japan,; He phoned to Shelly, and the cph- nection was bad. About all that came through clearly was that'he had not been wounded, or hurt.'» He'd get better, or he'd be corning 'home—he'd 'write.' '• And a whole set of new gremlihs swarmed under the canopy of her wide, lonely bed. ' Everett Carr.. began to talk, as he had a, year ago, of his connections in Washington, in the Defense 'Department^—and Shelly said not a word.. Stephen Had been away long enough; If he was sick and unable to do the work he had gone into service to do, even he would _j be ready to agree to his- being ~ brought home. So far as she - ; was concerned, the sooner the better! She just managed to get : througj) the ten days it took for Stephen's promised letter to. reach her. And then—he wrote in detail of the hospital, hardly at all of himself. "Don't worry, be a good girl,; I love you. S/' Shelly read the letter over the phone to Everett. "Dldn.'t say 6, much, did he?" ' "It's two 'pages—but no, It didn't say much. I think I'm more worried than ever—-" "Well, at least we know he had the strength to write two pages." "Yes, ,." •-•' The letter made Myra angry, ''If that isn't purely like a man!", she cried, "Here you wantin' to knpw where does he ache, does he .miss/ you, and what does he tell you? . About a hospital lab! Shelly, • toney, you and me are a-goln' to the'movies tonight," "Oh—" ' "Yes, you do. And I want to, too. Ike'll handle any phone calls, "tomes he makes a mistake, I'll have the reason I hone for- to git ~ood and mad!" They chose to go to the drive-In, and it was 3 good choice, because, watching a love scene on the P*g screen. Shelly burst uncontrollably D* nto tear s. That pe.rf ormancje would Certainly have been bad In «» theater. As it was, she was thoroughly ashamed of herself. And lad, she had Myra with her. •>l k|n drive us hpme." sajd the dark-eyed girl. "Be better to sit quiet till you get a holt on Ana Myra saw to it that she ook warm milk before She went, to bed, The next day she was, a little ^ pale, but seemed a» right. She showed Stephen's letter to Craig, and he top gai<j that Stephen m.u«t w able to sit up to write sc much' n a arm Ipng.uand- "So much about the hospital/*; aid Shelly dryly, I "But that's n good sign, my ear," Craig told her. Tm always ncouraged when a patient shows nterest In his nprpial way of life ather than In the 4etai& oi his a-i llness," *r So Shelly tried {p be encouraged, oo, though she felt her own loneness more And more every 0$y Kate urged her to go out more, to onjw out IP the Circle just for if tfcsre wew no parties; ijy to ge with them ts $h« Jwte on |am<fey ateM, tow^^yingto

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