A very similar sentence to one I read in a book recently:
"He sat against the arm of the chair, smoking and talking so low to Mary Ellen heard only his murmur."
When I first read this sentence, I did a double take because when I got to "heard," the sentence didn't seem to make sense. At first glance this sentence might be about one woman named Mary Ellen, but really it's about two: Mary and Ellen. A "that" would clear things right up and not confuse the reader:
"He sat against the arm of the chair, smoking and talking so low to Mary that Ellen heard only his murmur."
Be careful of potentially ambiguous sentences. I'll have another one for you tomorrow.
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