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noiy afraid. 1 nave never wanted
him to race. It is not the thought of speed that unnerves me. I have often driven with Mr. Resta at an 80 and 90-mile clip. But if I should be on the course and something should happen " "- - A shudder punctuated her confes sion. "I suppose it is becauae we have been married but a short time. Per haps in time I shall take a more sen sible view of racing. But now well, it is something I can hardly bring my self to think about. Dario, you know, has told me about two times he has already gone into the ditch at a rate of 80 miles an hour." Resta, patting his wife's hand re assuringly admitted that her pleas would probably take him out of the speed game within the year. The forthcoming Venice, Cal., and Indi anapolis races, he allowed it to be in ferred, might terminate his brilliant speedway career. And that Inference brought a quick, flashing smile to the eyes of his bride. A hidden romance in her recent marriage to Resta in New York, hint ed at as she told of what her hero's track battles meant to her, cropped close to the surface. "I was on the point of telling you who I am, and that would be a good story for you, undoubtedly," she chal lenged. "I will say this, that I'm a New York girl and that we've only been married a short time. You'll have to guess the rest." ' Sharply she veered back to her fear again. "I'll be gray-haired in a short time," she resumed, "unless Dario gives up' "B r jjf. .KHf H Mrs. Mary Resta and Her Husband, Dario Resta, Photographed One Hour After Winning the Vanderbilt Cup Race.