Pa, Ma & the Twins

At the junction of two country roads near Rockford, Ill. stands one of the queerest of all U.S. war plants. It is a white clapboard farmhouse with old-fashioned gambrel roof, dormer windows, neat flower boxes at the window sills. It is also the home office, sales branch and factory of the Harrington Bros. Machine Tool & Fixture Co., manufacturers of $1,000-a-month worth of machine tools for making shells and tank turrets.

In the big living room last week, grey-haired Pa John Harrington, 68, worked long hours at a grinder, grinned when the sparks flew, sometimes muttered: "I have more fun...

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