Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Country Editor]
"That didn't keep him from facing me for a job the next year. It was a cold winter day when he appeared in the office.
" 'Keep right on going,' I told him,' we want no more of you. Keep going.'
" 'But you'll let me stay long enough to soak up some heat, won't you', he begged, ' enough to last me a while, anyway?'
"I couldn't refuse him that. But he hadn't entirely got his fill of staying by the stove when I took him by the arm and [gently?]
"Yet once again he came[md]the next year. That time I met him at the door.
" 'Keep going' I admonished him, 'just keep right on going.'
"That was sometime ago; I have never seen him since.
"The world around the country editor improved and carried him along with it. The country is coming into its own. People are coming to look on the country as a good place to live in. Time after time prominent and successful people come in to tell me of their desire to get back into the country to live, sometime. The automobile, the radio, the extension of electric service have given
"Country life is becoming attractive, also, to the younger set who think seriously[,?] the drift toward the city is slowing down.
"And with the coming of the country toward the front the country editor and his newspaper is becoming better known; with the improvement of country life the country newspaper office