National Affairs: The Publisher

Folks in Worthington, Mass. (pop. 515) are as tradition-prim and Yankee-proper as any other New Englanders, and they usually have a cold and suspicious eye for strangers. But right from the start they accepted George Humphrey, a nice fellow who last year bought a big, 15-room colonial house on 130 acres, and moved in with his wife and children.

Jean Humphrey, 34, a slender, lively woman who once danced with the corps de ballet at Manhattan's famed Radio City Music Hall, opened up dancing classes at Worthington's Town Hall. George, 39, was a publisher, ran a little printing firm that turned out...

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