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HOM STAR, HOM, ARKANSAS CLASSIFIED S*for6 Publication mm But A(h Will 9« h6ftN) Aftfl . v« AtldwwJ WHfi ,Tt* Krtfl ,Th* Atcount I* ray- i SwifhWvr U Rtnettrtd da* ttttt* lit Oft* Dfcf Da** Dky» Konth .45 TM l.BO 410 .60 L20 1.00 M 1.50 3.60 1.80 1(00 7.60 0.00 1.08 3.10 1.50 10.60 1.20 2.40 4.00 19.00 1.86 170 4.60 li.60 1,50 1.00 1.00 11.00 DISPLAY i triai* .^.MM. ?5c per Indk *t TllfliSa ...i~,—>~ We per Inch •'* Times 60c per inch ftotet quoted 6bov« far« for con- |>««eutlv« Insertions. Ureeular or skip- fcsf daft'oaX will tok* the one-day rat*. fFr All ddlly classified advertising copy K-Vfrllrtb* accepted until S p.m. f« ortori «l« following day. publisher* reserve th» right te of edit an advertltementi of, ...urn for publication and to reject i brty- objectionable advertltlng *ub> j«., milted. Initial! of one or more letter*, rapi or figure* such al home* >r telephone numb«r« count at one si- .The ftope Star Will not be rctpon. a¥ilbl« for errors In Want Ads unless l$Wrors are , called to our attention BAfto , fyRSt Insertion of ad and $Sm ^for ONLY the ONE Incorrect PHONE 7-3431 STAR Keviv* KM*IV ••*•»•* i 18y9j PMM >J*7 |Cfln«olldoted January 1», 193? , every weekday afternoon by . STAR '/UBLISHIHS CO, /'e!. t.; Palmer, .President ?,'AleVH. Woshburn, Secy-Tree. The Star Biiildlna South Walnut Street, 'Hope, Arkoruui ... H'Wo«hbutn, Editor & Publisher Paul H. Jonoi, Mar.oglng Editor icroe ' W. Hoimer, Mech. Supt. »Vr>r Davis, Advertising Manager kiMltnrered as second class matter ot *•«••*••-'- otflco at Hopo, Arkansas, i Act or March 3, 1897. of the Audit Bureau ef ,-~ ' Circulation* rlptlpn Rates, (payable In od- In Hope and ne'lohbor- p»&r -.....:::;:::::::::::::;::::: 13.00 & 'taatt' In Hempsteod, Nevada, tie,: Howard," and Miller court? K'j " i * t .J««, '.88.—, 1.60 —„, 2.60 ...,.„ 4.50 1.10 . 6.50. 13.00 IWfllAclvertli/no Representatives: !Kah?oV?OaHlles, inc.; 1602 Sterlck yj'Meniphfo-Z, Terjn., 505 Texa» -Bids.,,Dollas 1i Texas; 360 N'.> ™b«iWe., Chicago-1. III.; 60 E. id'WtNe^Yprk \7> N. Y,; 1763 U>**r«'RMn.. Detroit 2, Mich.; Oklahoma City 2, T/A/f jt ^ • * i , IfntHM-'TiOf \he Associated Press! ^Associated. Press Is entitled ex'" 'ily$t 0 the use for republlcatlon 'jthe-lotalnews p/|hted In this iop^r/as well a?'all AP oew» 9tC HAY, Johnson grass & lespedoz'a mixed. T. S. McDavitt. Phone ¥-2116.- 3-« BABV Chicks. Largo assortment. See these chicks before buying Several varieties. Dannie Hamilton. Feb. 27-JMo. Political Announcements the Star Is authorized to aft* nounce that the following are candidates for public office subject to the action of the Democratic primary elections. Potatoes Seed. AUgold certified, at $3.50 per bushel. O. B. Hodnelt. IU, 3. Hope. Phone 7-4983. 4-U BIG started pullets for early layers, also nice lender fryers. 7,000 to pick from. Se-c Mrs. Lester lluck- abeo, Country Club road or cnl! Midsouth Cotton & Supply. 9-Ot of mules. 7 to 8-years old. J. E. Jones, 3 miles east on highway 67. • 0-Ot • NOW AVAILABLE PRIVATE PARKING-CLOSE IN PRIVATE Parking space, by the Jnonlh, now available at parking lot, rear of St. Mark's Episcopal Churcl), 3rd and Elm. Con-, tack Joe Mason at Frisco Depot daily, after 2 p. in. 10-12t MASEY'S Farm. CO acres and newly decoi",led house. One mile from town .$20.000. Will sell house and 13 acres, $14,000. Trade for pind Umber land. Phone .7-5535. Mar. 10-1 Mo. FRESH country eggs now -10 cents More flowers daily. See them blooming. Arthur Gray, Ozan. 10-Gl BARGAIN. Dutch- house paint $2.75 gal. Plttsburg $3.93. Byers Brothers Swap Shop. 105 South Main- .12-61 Plenty of baby chicks. Your Full O-Pep Dealer, Hope Feed Co Phone 7-2547. 32-Gt For Rent 5 ROOM furnished house. 400 South Bonner. See Mrs. Era Jones at Scott Store. After 5:30 at 400 South Bonner. U-Gt 3 ROOM furnished apartment. Private bath. 203 High street. Phone 7-3174. 5-U 80 ACRES. Good sandy land. 3 miles Southeast, Hope Cush 01 crop. Phone 7-2901, night. 11-Ct 3 BEDROOM house. 815 West East St. Phone 7-2063. 12-3t Notice VOTE "Boley's all new Courts' when guests arrive or tourists inquire. 2 people $3.00, 4 poopl $5.00. Feb. 17-1 Mo For Treasure? HARRY HAWTHORNE CLIFFORD BYERS DWIGHT RIDGDILL For County Clerk ARNOLD J. MIDDLEBROOKS JOLLY (AMONETTE) BYERS ARTHUR ANDERSON For Sheriff and Collector W. B. (Bill) RUGGLES JIMMY COOK IRA T. BROOKS R. D. (SON) PHILLIPS TOM MIDDLEBROOKS Alderman Ward 3 B. L. RETTIG Real Estate for Sale ONE of the nicest 2 bedroom homes in Cnrncllus Heights Addition, Atlic 1'nn, floor furnace, attached garage. All in excellent condition. Will finance FHA or GI. Shown by appointmenl only. FOR only $3,000.00 this 2 bedroom home at 314 North Hamilton is a good buy for a home or investment Rented for $30.00 per month. Terms ! /2 cash. Balance on monthly terms 5 per cent interest. AT 821 South Walnut on a 135' x 1DO' lot Ihis 3 bedroom home is priced for quick sale. Possession on closing sale. Will go GI loan. FOSTER REALTY COMPANY 217 SOUTH MAIN STREET .HOPE, ARKANSAS PHONE 7-4691 . 8-6t Income Taxes TWO Accountants to help you. 101 East Front Street. Farm Bureau Office Phone 7-37GG. 10-Gt Help Wanted HARDWOOD flooring grader. lim mediate work available. See D. C, Pierce, Superintendent, Dierks Lumber £ Coal Co., Broken Bow. Oklahoma. • 12-3t Real Estate Wanted HAVE buyers for all size farms List'-today.- United Farm Agency. 101 East Front Street. Phone 7-3766. Mar. 10-1 Mo. Bobcats Need Overtime to Lick DeQueen for District Championship A last minute roily and a overtime period gave the Hope Bobcats a C7-61 victory over the De- Queen Leopards lo win the 1954 Districl 7W-A cage championship. Thus the highly favored Bobcats, repeated as district champions for .he second straight year and will jnler in the slalc tournament next week at Jonosboro. Garnie Hatch led the Cats to a 20-15 lead at the. end of one as he lossed in 12 points. The Bobcats increased it by one in the second quarter as they lead 33-20 at halftime. The Bobcats were cold in their shooting in Ihe Ihird period, but managed to lake a 43-41 lead at the end of the period. The Leopards managed to take the lead in the final minutes, and at one time held a G point lead over Ihe Cats with 5 minutes left in the game. Sonny Griffin of Hope pulled'the Bobcats back in the game as he sunk one field goal and three free shots in the last 35 seconds of the game. He tied the count at 57 all. Don Parks, DcQueen's star guard made good on two free shots to give the Leopards a 59-57 lead wilh 15 seconds left. Garnie Hatch got the Cats back in the game as he sunk a grip shot to tie Ihe game again. Parks, who kepi the Leopards in the game, missed a chance lo upset the Bobcats when he missed two free shots in the last 4 seconds of the game, Ihis made the game go into overtime. In the overtime period, Griffin hit for four points, while Hatch and Mitchell each got two to pace the Cats to the win. Downs scored a field goal for DeQueen. The All Districl team as selecled by the conches and officials follows: First learn: Halch and Griffin- Hope; Elliotl and Parks—DeQueen; and Shuffield '—Nashville. Second . Team: Halbert and Mitchell — Hope; Turner of De Queen; Johnson of Prescolt; and Baker of Arkadelphia. Hope G F TP Hatch 7 6 20 Griffin 6 12 24 Halbert 24 8 Mitchell '..... 135 Stanley 4 2 10 Mangum 00 0 Russell 00 0 Totals 20 27 67 ORLANDO, Fla. Iff) — When Uucky Harris, who manages Ihe Washington ball club, says that 'there could easily be some sur irises" in the approaching Amerian League race, it might pay to isten to him thai is whal Bucky ays, and he is a man who knows rom personal experience lhat hanges in baseball fortunes can :ome quickly andwit h liltle warn ng. As the then famous "boy man ,gcr" back in 1D24, Bucky took a Washington club thai had finished ourlh it to two straight pennants. We giVe the best Priees and best Trades lor your old Furniture. HOUSTON CITY FURNITURE C.O. Phone 7-2261 • .Feb. 22-lMo. M. PURTELL rgsejits' a complete line of ,BpXUTY COUNSELOR v-,,, COSMETICS Beauty Shop, Phone 8.. .Come- In for free con, Home Phone 7-2156. COX'S, Cafe at Fulton will serve serve chicken dinner Sunday March 14th, $1.00 per plate. Drinks extra. " ll-3t trioa) Contractlng-lndustrlal 'irn'rnercl?! • Residential son's Electrical Service V' r 'At New Location ' l}10 South Elm, Hope QMPLETE REWIND & REPAIR SERVICE tr Phone 7-2155 CALL Payne Brothers. House movers, insured contractors, Public Service Commission Number. M- '1425. 313 Cenlral Avenue, Stamps Arkansas. Phone 3-448.1 in Stamps, Arkansas. March 2-lMo. UPHOLSTERY ,. Covers. Also custom iqe>praperles, cornices boards aib'ecj spreads. Work Guaran- J. W, GODWIN 7-4414 416 West Division MATTRESSES uilt or Made I nip Ihnersprlng 'Wprtt Guaranteed One Day Service —,' PAVIS , f .|?jurniture & Mattress Co. " g. Elm Street Phone 7-3213 , r ,. , Secyrlty Life Ins. Co, tPSSl Reserve-Non-Cancellable Life r HQSRltallzation - Health I*- ' & Accident y^An Arkansas Company for B. ' ' Arkansas People" §»!.. , . VEkMA GOS9, Hsmburser Place. . SUBSCRIBE,Texarkana "Gazelle-. Complele snorlb. Olher late news. KCMC Programs. Iflaily delivery. Dale Harlsfield. Phone 7-1610'. Mar. 1!M Mo. Services Offered SEPTIC 7-9989. Tanks Cleaned. Phone March 1-lJYlo. MATTRESS renovation and innerspring work. Cobb Mattress Co. 316 South Washington. Phone 7-2022. _4-H I Will Baby Sit iri'Tny homo. Nights only. For information call Phone 7-3723, 10-41 MAN and tractor for plowing patches & gardens. Write Onleu Dou glas, Rt. 4 Box 119, Houe. 12-3t TOY SAUCER SYRACUSE, N. Y. WV-Mrs. Florence Cohen won $200 damages 1:1 Municipal Court ytsttrdiiy after alleging that a toy "flying saui-Ci-" struck her in the head whiK; she was shopping in j t 1'. W. Woolworth store. Top Radio Programs .NEW, YORK' '(/PI—Listening to-' night: NBC —0:30 Big Review; 8:30 Grand Qle Opry; 9:30 Pee Wc:e King Music. CBS ~- 6 Johnny Mercer hour 7:30 Gang Busters; 8:30.. Country .Style, hour. ABC — C:00 Dinner Music; 7:05 Dancing Party. MBS —- 6:30 Farm Quiz; !i Biirn Dance 9 Chicago Theater. SUNDTY: NBC— 5:30-pan. Tos- cnnini and NBC Symphony 7 Six Shooter Western; 8 ' Star Playhouse, "Julius Caesar." CBS — 4 Stage Struck; 7 Bing Corsby 8:30 Edgar Gergen and Charlie. ABC— 11:30 World Tomorrow; 4:30 Greatest Story 7 American Music Hall, MBS — 3 Conterspy; C Rod and Gun Club 8 Oklahoma City Symphony. HAUL FOR NOTHING LIBERAL, Kan. (/Il— For almost a month ranchers and officers in southwestern Kansas have been r.wn y from home fields during a February, storm. 'This-week Sheriff Paul Packer received a call from Paul Meyer, who Jives 25 miles northeast of Liberal: Meyer said he found a stray steer on his place. The sheriff told him lo bring It to a collection poinl here. When the steer arrived, officials sheare the shaggy animal . .The shearing job brought out an outline of an, obscure brand, .The brand showed it was Meyer's own steer. He hauled it back home - 25 miles. By The Associated Press Cincinnati (N) 11 Chicago (A) Philadelphia (N) 2, New YorJ A) 1 •Pittsburgh (N) 25, MilwaukC' N) 11 Now York (N) 13, Cleveland (A Baltimore (A) 14, Chicago (N) 9 Philadelphia (N) "B" 6, Cincin- iati (N) "B" 1 Brooklyn (N) 4, Boston (A) 3 night) ARRIVED n" In ... ns, all i .ini.. i Fabrics "From sy»n, Nylon, Dac« „ „. Blended with 8IIH prior- Spring and Sum" TS-80*>aefer Tslloret)" WARDUW ShoR WESTERN SHARES income Fun4 available Graduation The easy way, Lay-A-Way, WATCHES of all makes, Mhoon's Jewelry 119 South Main The table on which Abraham Lincoln signed Ihe Emancipation Proclamation is in tho Connecticut Slate Library at Hartford. Makes Suspect talk CUSTOM SLAUGHTERING Beet cut and wrapped for deep freese. Blood fop fish bait. See Ralph Montgomery Phone 7-3361 S.f LOOK!!! Your old furniture in most eases will make a DOWN PAYMENT "• A NEW Bedroom .suite, g Room suite, Dinette svt, Gas Range, Etc. LET'S THAJDE TOJ?AY. Please call us for particulars. , HOUSTON City Furniture Co, Phone 7-2261 Hone, Arkansas *** Police couldn't force a statement from a reticent witness, but Nancy Drover, daughter of (lie murdered man, succeeds In drawing the full story from the silent witness with a scream. Don't mis? the excitipir n»Wder mystery in which a pretty girl assists the investigators in solving two well-planned crimes. KIU WITH CARI By Hugh Lawrence Nelson Starts Monday in HOPE STAR DeQueen Elliott Staggs Turner ". '. Parks Matlison Downs Pearson Lambert •. Totals '. 2 3 2 8 0 2 3 2 5 8 4 20 1 8 10 5 17 61 Baseball SPORTS ROUNDUP .By QAYUE TALBOT. This lime he is not pickinj? against the Yankees lo win their sixth straight, but you gather that he is looking at them and doing ARKANSAS CARL BELL BY CARL BELL Associat e d Press Sports Writer Financial difficulties uf Arkansas War Memorial Stadium in Litllo Rock have; prompted a lot of citizens to say a lot of things The stadium i twill bf recalled recently pleaded for holders of the $1.250,000 worth of bonds with canUvhich it was built to warive inter he says roiesl. Stadium officials cx|)lai:iect a I that they were short of money a:-; 3.la result of an altendance slump a lot of thinkig. "A lot of funny things happen in this game,' fleclivcly. "H is made up of let of breaks Take Joe Page's re-ja result of an alter lief pitching lhat won for me in: last football- season.. '47. I never did claim to have fore seen that, but T still had a hunch I would win it somehow." This time Bucky obviously is not even hopeful that his own team. W Sohirtfoy, March 13, 1954 Good Fishing in Parts of State LITTLE- ROCK '.?) - The Arkanl sas Game and Fish Commissioil today reported that fishing pros! peels for' tho weekend arc good iij five areas. « These areas arc: Bull Sin Lake, Roono County: Lake Hamill ton and Ltiko Ouachila, Garlancjj County; Bear Crook, Lee Counts Lake Brinhley. Monroe County| ;ind Lake Ouaehita niid the Ouachi| la River in Montgomery County. The shock from an electric ccj can fell a horse. I —rj| enco by enabling Arkansas to it visiting learns greater g-ite re jl A woman patient in -tho Tcxav or is This statement drew frank cdi torial comment from the North west. Arkansas Times at Fayettc ville. Times Kdilor Ted R. v.-role in part: "Who are we to doubt the clirec- tor's word thai money .spells the ciiif'-ro'.ice whether Arkansas stays 1947 he took the Yankees, who had stumbled into has hird place the year before, and pushed them to Iho lop. Nexl year New Yorkfcan vault clear to the lop. He finished third and was fired, ,o he is a man of: experience. Basketball that will make a lot of trouble for the leaders and pos sibly upset the balance of Ihe race. 'We should win or lose a great Sanatorium sent in donation Barnhiil can thai wilh one know to the madium not only her inter-j tence: 'How much do you csl coupons but her $300 bond itj.Mboi.it tins ihin:;' self. She wrote an apology for I "Put . . . w<'- ai" having collected interesl in past|tk-d lo know the situation has ;<ot somewhat star! '.>ears. "Since one of my brothel's te- director point where the alhj i.-i f'-'cmk in saying? among the list ' of Arkansas men for whom the stadium was dedi- many close low score games." he cattd," she wrolc, "I gladly u- NCAA (Second Round) Noire Dame' 65, Indiana 64 LaSalle 88, N. C. Slale 81 Navy 69, Cornell 67 Pcnn State 78, Louisiana Stale 0 Bradley 76, Colorado 64 Oklahoma AvM 51, Rice 45 Southern California 73, Idaho State 59 Santa Clara 73, Colorado AvM iO NAIA (Semi-finals) Western Illinois 78, Springfield (Mo) 75 St. Benedicl's (Kan) 63, Arkansas Tech 59 NATIONAL JUCO Winners' Bracket ;Siiow (Ulan) 69, Hannibal-La Grange (Mo) 59 (semi-final) Moberly(Mo ) 75, Lon Morris (Tex) 73 (semi-final) Losers' Bracket Benton Harbor (Mich) 78, Campbell (NO 61 • Eastern Arizona A&M 79, Cen- Iralia (111) 72 • Brewlon Parker (Ga) 75, Connors (Okla) Aggies 70 said. "I figure to have fine pitch ing. a tisht defense and a park to go with my club. I might have one of the fastest outfields any body ever saw if this boy from Cuba, Angel Scull, can hit enough for me to keep him in the lineup." Scull, il should be explained, is a camparativcly little fellow who is said to fly. General Manager Frank Lane of the Chicago White Sox says he is remindful of his own Minnie Minoso, which should be reference enough. If Scull makes it. Harris says, he'll play him in right field. Jim Vusby in center and Tom Umphlott in left. He figures thai few carchable balls wil escape Ihis tr:o. The learn's star pitcher, Bob Porterfielrl, has recovered well from being cracked on the head by a fly ball during balling prac lice early in training. This is 1 the second time in his career that Fights Last Night By The Associat e d Press New York — Nino Valdcs, 211', Cuba, outpointed James J. Parker, 210, Paterson, N. J. 10. Philadelphia — Emmy Tucci, 146, Philadelphia, outpointed Johnny Coolc', 15UV-!. Philadelphia, 7. By he Associated Press District 1 Class A Senior Boys Green Forest 60 Harrison 41 _Van Buren 55; Alma 40 . ' District 2N Senior Girls Strawberry 53; Hardy 48 Calico Rock 40; Walnut Ridge 29 District 2S Senior Girls Tuckerman 61 Augusta 45 McRae 76; Grubbs 71 District 4 Class A Senior Boys Greenwood 61; Paris GO Mansfield 71; Russellville 70 (overtime) District 6 Class A Senior Boys Forrest City 60 DeWilt 53 Des Are 46; Central of Helena 39 District 6E Senior Girls Marianna 63; Cherry Valley 38 Parkin 51; Hickory Ridge 30 District 7E Class A Senior Boys. Stephens 54; Camden 51 Magnolia 59; Emerson 51 District 7E Senior Boyls Stephens 54 Camden 51 Magnolia 59; Emerson 51 District 7E S B nior Gllrs Stephens 54; Norphlet 43 Crathage 52; Waldo 50 District 8 Class A Senior Boys Drew Central 73 Eudora 40 Monticello 56r McGehee 33 Dumas 79; Warren 57 District 88 Senior Gilrs Star City 63 Arkansas City 48 WaWon 43; Dermolt 30 Hermitage 49; Tillar 42 Walmot 50 Portland 49 Fountain Hill 47 Star Cily 39 Watson 45; McGehee 43 turn the bond to be canceled Another bondholder wrote Sty/.i um Manager Allan Berry that he had bought his bond ;.is an invest ment and still expects to collect on it. The business manager of an El- Dorado firm answered the inter est waivering plea with: "We see no reason why we shouldb e interested in doing, this. We were glad I otakc some of the bonds'to help in the establishment of thu stadium as a civic maltc-r, but Little Piock had to have the stadium located there and if it isn't paying off and -donations morio-y i" keeping the university in| the conference. . . "While wo have been most hivir ly supporters of Arkansas remain in;; in the Soutluve.U Conference^. \ve now read 1 , the place where v-c wonder if 'keeping up with Iho JonesoK 1 is worth it all. Tho Texas schools are wealthy schools and rat of them are- in cities of population' enough to draw extra large crowds. . .and they can out draw Arkansas two to one and unwa'rds . . . '•IT our staying in or gelling out of the conference is to be decided on how much we guarantee the Texas- schools we play in fotbfl, Texas The Board of Trustees had best consider the subject with a required, we think the donations jnew Porterfield has been badly beaned arena had kept Ihe University should come from the citizens ot'[ the city which receives practical ly al! of the benefits." Athletic Director John Barnhili declared that,, while the stadium itself may not have been nble te make ends meet the 35,000 seat of eye. this and come out of it. Arkansas in the Southwest Confer games. In this connection, it might bo| observed that tho Southwest -hasp made no. move to follow some olhi er conferences in outlawing off.| campu.- games. And we might add the Razor backs would draw well anywhere if they'd just win a few more About Bird; Answer to Previous Puzzle ACROSS 1 Small songbird 5 Bird food 9 How birds travel 12 Demigod 13 Gaelic 14 Soap ingredient 15 Travel 17 Brazilian macaw 18, Belief 19 More staid 21 Certain 23 Placed 24 Evil 27 Venture 29 Suture 32 Lives 34 Holder for candles 36 Change 37 Heavy drinkers 38 Stalk 39 Let fall 41 —- Moines, Iowa 42 The cardinal is a —— bird 44 Heroic poem 4.6 Submissive 49 Noblemen 53 High priest (Bib.) 54 Roman amphitheater 56 Past 57 French summers 58 Hireling 59 Operated fiO Counsel ei Meat dish DOWN 1 Iota 2 Network 3 Ireland 4 Roman date 5 Indian weight 6 Rubber 7 Italian city 8 Acts 9 Knocked down 10 Musical instrument 11 Time measure J6 Musical exercises 20 Fable teller 22 Destroyed 24 Excludes 1 R M A L E E S F A K M E K E S € E N E A P O P T S A N T U m K 1 O N '•/'/. e 0 t» i N S //•'•U e i T R E gg Vy/, N A R E *'-''/. ,V< B & B H m R o N H?: \j A € T U R fci S A 1 R fy/" T O N F E A R 1_ E & & '%// R 1 P S N 1 U l_ 'M 'Ct U b£ A, R •Zfr W A U A N U T '/A. K. A N T E O •^;. k A W e P E M 1 C p A U A T B R E R. A C H S K O P E S & P E D 1_ B N E 25 Encourage 43 Chopper 26 Entertainment.45 Containers 28 Prevent 4 6 Fruit legally 47 Seaweed 30 Land measure ,48 Cast a ballot 31 Disorder 50 Repose 33 Silver coins 51 Moon 35 Imitates 52 Small duck 40 Staggered 55 Full (sutnx) pitals, but how?" Craig' nodded. v' CHAPTER FORTY TWO THE magazine was passed from hand to hand; the doctors seemed inclined to pause and read the whole of it. The women snatched it away from them, their chief interest being in the fact that the author actually sat among them. Each glanced up from the shining page, across to Craig and back again, their brows puzzled. When he got this treatment for the third time, Craig laughed. "Why didn't you tell us?" asked Eleanor, her tone sharp. "1 didn't know you'd be interested." "But— Why, you're the first live author I've ever known!" Craig chuckled. "Big list of dead ones?" no drawled. Her face stiffened. 'You must have told Shelly!" "Didn't. She found it out." "I've always known that Craig was a writer," said' Shelly softly. "Stephen told me." "What's it about?" asked Bowser. "The title—ARE YOU SAFE IN A HOSPITAL?" "Yes, 1 saw that! What conclusion does Talboy ..." "1 don't believe he reaches a conclusion. Unless it is that A.M.A. approval does not guarantee safety." "Wiiecel" said Bowser. "Let me have ;hat! Did you stick your neck out to that- extent, Doctor?" "1 have a long and calloused neck." "And you don't give a hoot for doctor-patient relationship '!" \ Stephen and Shelly watched Craig alertly. "I give a quietly, "for the relationship there should be between doctor and pa, tient. One of mutual respect and trust." * "You happen to be one of those doctors yourself!" snapped Ward. "1 do. There are a few other i doctors who are not happy svith •' the setup as it exists today. As for ' the patients—my intention uas not to make anyone happy, Ward, in that article ' stated a few facts in- the hope that i might awaken some patients enough to demand what is theirs by right—and I hope, too, that a few doctors may read it and get to thinking about the situation for their own sakes." "This article seems to be," said Bowser, "an argument for the better licensing and grading of hos- 'Take it asvay from the A.M.A. monopoly it now is, away from A.C.S. control—" "But should it be done? i moan, you'd get back the old, dirty hospitals, the Daby mills — your death rate would go up—" "That's not necessary," said Stephen. "No, because I had no thought of hospitals going unlicensed. My term was bettor licensing," Craig declared. "The ftna,! licensing pf each hospital should lie with a local bgara, asvd that board should he made up simply of a few people with plain common sense, and good eyesight. That's all it would take. "You're such a fine stugeon, ' Waul, don't content yourself with that, instead of cutting your throat this way. You obey the spirit, as well as the letter—"• "That isn't enough for Craig," said Shelly. "He's out to save the world." Stephen had asked Dr. Talboy to remain in Norfolk, to share the medical practice with him. So the next morning lie and Shelly went to the office, hopeful of Craig's favorable decision. Talboy awaited them there and as they entered he called to Miss Browne, instruc- ing her to take any telephone calls which might come in. "You're out of a job, Mrs. Carr," Stephen said to her smiling. "1 expect to be, but I think Craig wants to say something, Stephen." "Yes, I do," Craig admitted crisply. "First, thanks for wanting me to remain here and share your practice. But—•!' believe I have a better offer." He got up, went to his suit coat hanging behind the door, took out his wallet, and from it extracted an envelope. Ho spread the letter out before Stephen. It offered Dr. Talboy a position in the main offices of the American'Medical Association! Mention was made of tho magazine article which the party guests had discussed the night before. "Well!" said Stephen, leaning nack and squinting' Jiis eyes at his friend. "Looks like they'd rather have jou with 'em than against em." "Yeah," said Craig. "That was my first thought, too. But 1 talked to this chap—" He pointed his blunt, brown finger to the signature on the letter. "I went up to Chicago the first of last week ...." "Oh, is that why you went?" asked Stephen, with 'such obvious relief that Shelly knew someone had gossiped to him. "I mean, . he explained, "Father was a little hot that you should just disappear when lie thought you were needed to attend a man injured at the plant. What did the man say they wanted of you?" "Well, their idea seemed to be to employ me as something of a trouble-shooter." "As how?" "It seemed a decision has been reached to establish their .own police force within-the organization. 'Police' in the strictly military sense of cleaning up trouble spots, dirty places— They seem to think 1 was pretty good at finding weal; spots in the setup. . . ." Stephen laughed. "They've got bruise^ to prove that!" Craig nodded. "My job," ho said, "if 1 take it, would, be to go on spotting those thin places --with the notable difference that 1 would point them out first to the organization itself." ''Did you accept their offer?" Shelly asked. "Not definitely. I hud to come back here before anything was settled." "Oh, yes, I remember. The plant called' you back over the Evans thing" She glanced at Stephen. "He'll explain that to you, dm ling. better vh in I eoi.Ul, pos&iblv. IJut I do want to ask now, Craig—if you lake this job, would it mean that you'd not doctor?" iv^ "She means practice, I think, . said Stephen indulgently. "Of course she means that!" said Craig sharply, then coughed again in apology. "I think, Shelly, the chances are good that 1 would 'doctor.' There's a Sot of it to be done in Chicago. Surely some hospital there would take me on its staff. If only—" he flashed one of his rare smiles at her, "on night emergency duty." She made little gestures of difiji; cision and satisfaction; she noddea her head, clasped her hands and .smiled, "Then," she said firmly,"I think tho oiler is wonderful, and that you should accept it." Stephen stood up, his handsome face sqbcr. "i too will say that you should take tho job, whatever motive there might be within their, offer. I'll guarantee you'd be busy! You're what our Myra calls a pure wonder, and I'll count on you to slicker out of any attemiJ.jjjf to gag you. Though 1 will point out, Talboy, that it won't be enough to criticise the A.M.A., what it is doing. People who claim your articles .serve to destroy the public's faith in doctors have a good talking' point. You're going to have to g.et yourself some constructive plane, now." "Oh, but, Stephen, I'm sure Craig already has such plans!" Stephen smiled at her indulgent' ly, and held out his hand. 'Trw going to drop you at homo when I go out to see Cobb," he said parenthetically. Craig rose as Shelly did. "I do have some plans that I consider constructive, Carr," he said. "I'm cure that medicine must bo organized—and tho present setup will suffice. But I also, maintain that medicine as such should ho free." "You mean without government interference . . ." .<« "Yes, and without the need tor cater too much to public. opinion which is apt to be emotional and snnUnicnlul, rather than reasonable." lie went on to explain at some longih his plan for improving the standarda of medical schools, for belter licensing- practices. Finally, Stephen, clapped his hand on Craig's shoulder. "Myra's right'." he said warmly. "You're a wonder! I'm all tor "you. When do you leave?" || "Right away. Tomorrow, if pos' sible." S t e p h e n swung about. "Oh, but—" "Why not?" asked Dr. Talboy. "1 can go. over case records with! you in a four-hour session," ' "Yes, but—well, I had hoped j, you'd stay on here long' enough for | > me to take a little trip with Shelly..' A second Honeymoon, as it were." • The color drained from face, leaving it almost gray. The) red flamed hotly into his cheeks, and light sparked from his blac!t eyes.. "Have your honeymoon in your own house, Stephen Carr! 1 ' he cried roughly. "Tha,t would be change enough—for both of'.ypu- Good-by now arid god bless you/' lie added as ho extended his to them. (The end) MsUllmleel b> KJug 4fV*lM>«s 1853, by JjSltolietU SeUeit

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