Work your ass off, or die.
in he e r a l a the be tn tho it Retirement Often Speeds Death N Qf Average Successful Person i By DR. MOBBIS FISHBEHf healthy preludeito crossing the Editor, Journal of the American i, ar ." Thus one may point out that Medical Association, Â«h4 of Hya, Uie Health Magazine dignitaries of. the church, chief justices en supreme court benches, to the conduct of their their economic condition] tirnated by Dublin, statistician of a famous life insurance company, that cne and one-quarter million persons in. the'United Statea w h o h a v e r e a c h e d t h e ge of 65 arc in want. and a r e u p p o r t e d b y . charity, p u b l i c and private. This meats that 23 pei ent OP more than jtis out of every our are dependent. It has,long be Irement not inf ened the death of the-aged. A suc- casful business man, when relieved t the usual life and caused to re- ort to idle luxury, tends to degcn- rate . rapidly. - Every trifling ail- nent begins to receive his undivided attention. The mental atti- nde is important. Sir Humphrey Rolleaton says" that "a well-occu- ied mind, a happy disposition that hinksth no evil, naturally smiles nstead of-frowning on a stranger r A. new idea, free from .anger, latred' or jealousy, the vice, that ,;Ives no pleasure to any one;, and n attitude of charity in its origi- fal and best ssnee to all, tend Â· to Tolong life and make, it a happy, been known that re,frequently has baa- prolonged tend to live longer than (j there. Apparently the most important advice for attaining and prolonging old age has to do with the diet. half-dozen proverbs attest the man- i ner In which nipn have accepted .this fact ''You dig your grave 'your teeth"; "Man does not die, Â·kills himself," and best of all the} .double-edged statement of the Hoo-r jsier'farmer: "Pigs would live a lot jlonger if they didn't make hogs !themselves." An investigation made ;by one life insurance company re~ 'vealed that 13 per cent of some thousands of policy holders beyond the aga of -10 were more than per cent overweight Persons at this age have-usually stopped taking even the physical exercise of walking. Since it is impossible for us to choose our .parents, all that we do towards the prolongation of ia to avoid preventable diaeaso by the usual sanitary and hygienic precautions and by having physical examinations at least once a year io detect the presence of the diseases of middle life that come insidiously. Avoid worry since it is of the greatest importance in using up the inherent vitality. Moderation in'all things, a certain amount of mental and physical exercise, some time in the open and a reasonable amount of happiness--these constitute the prescription for a long life and a useful