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,ff< ? - $f*y ' "*'"• JT" **''• i- ' °' *.«,'"' 1 , ' T^'i" * *'• * '^ Ihe March U. S. Health Officials Warns Population *y ALEXANDER R. GEORGE Service 1 Writer « *1u is on the heafeh c^cftls, .. the savage onslaughter of ^-\«v Wsterum malady during the j*WOrM War, are keeping a wary eye **• the situation. [tie number of cases being reported , , ™ United States Public Health w. Service is running almost three times V 6S hjgh as a year ago when the wfn- "*•* —-> developed into the most epidemic since 1928. There 2,308 new cases reported for the 'ding November 8 compared for the similar period last f- ft * e influenza curve should rise at the rate it did last winter when .* peak of 383,000 new cases for the <four weeks ended January 25. was T J* a fi? ,' the outbre ak probably would j' t be the largest since 1920. "Earlier this year a few doctors and K ofctenologists warned of the possi- '<«" j m e P idemic similar in scope !' rtmo ! ^!; rity ,T, to the ffreat Pandemic of J^pqi8-1919. They said last winter's LADY BY REQUEST fc. WOODWARD "AM SyAKvHeM, ARKANSAS British Sailor. Sees Maneuvers Copyright, 1941. NEA Service Inc. — nlthtmsh it I* 4 get eakened a foothold among war, Ewopean peoples and re- jK turn in more virulent form to this K»t U. rfc* country. ^ So far, however, there is no indica- f toon of anything hitting us compar- %t ^ the ex Pl°sive World War outburst of the disease when between .August, 1918, and June, 1919 there were an estimated 25,000,000 to 27,000,- t . * lt>l * . * |T fttr '* - -- .... he funnel- ttither, >ld Kllcn Curt, *<P|>mii«her, n fc hoping ,. llrnce, Hint nnd <he Evnlyn !!*£ *'L A "<«"•»** *o her dow,'," l£ V.HH°,T,! e i'" d to Bl " J«e»««"«. Her childhood tin-cethenrt, InMrnd of marrying Stephen when "h" Illchnrd return from luncheon with Kvn- lyn. nnil find Adeln and Thorpe In ench otherr Arm*. -»riw in * * * MOMENT OF TENDERNESS CHAPTER XIV AT the sound of her startled movement they sprang apart. Guilt -was written large on their faces. Richard, clasping a cocktail glass in one hand, laughed unpleasantly. "Why, it's the lady of the manor, herself!" he cried mockingly, and Diana, with a sick lurch of heart, ; thought of Eva- i™'* i OV i n g w ords concerning ly himi ^Adela's face was livid with rage. Lady, my eye!" she shouted, regardless of listening servants. Her strange, dark eyes flashed with fury. "I suppose you'll think it your noble duty to tell my brother __ -"• —-' fvvV)UWW fcl y *5()UUU.~ l_ A -—-•-. -ftfj Mt- l/biJt^i. 000 cases and more than 500,000 deaths I what you took P ains to spy upon! •> frnm ,-r.fi,,™, j . ... And I'll tell him that ypu're a lying, cheating, eavesdropping I" Her voice rose high and shrill and Richard clasped a hand over her mouth roughly. He was flushed .with embarrassment and Diana felt that he would have given a great deal if she had not witnessed that embrace. Without a word, Diana turned and walked out of the room and ,up the stairs. She felt that only by keeping silent could she maintain her dignity. But her heart was sick within her as she thought of Evalyn Thorpe and her childish faith in her husband. Even she herself, had been led to think well of him because of Evalyn's praise But her .original estimate had • ^^ . f . "•"•*»• «*wv,uwv UcctvIlS ; from influenza and pneumonia in this ' af , country. t No widespread outbreak has as yet ']^ Unit ^ d J! tates **» fal^halTbeen .'mild and the wave quite localized - More than 1,300 of the 2,308 new cases reported for the week ending Nov. 8 f ~ er< Ii_ lr l T f xas> which for several months has been accounting for some ; '40 per cent of the .-ases. ' f. 'Since the year 1500, worldwide in:«> ttuenza of great virulence has occur- t *? d about fol >r times in each fr The 1918-1919 sweep was the lu « 01 i ; 0iis century so another may be about j ,due. The concentration of masses of wen in training camps and the heavy • ..travel of civilians and soldiers tend to complicate flu control. , •, Army medical officers, however r'see. several favorable factors now as ; compared with 1918. Trainee housing ,- facilities are better; a much lower '' C ea S.. rate from UIness indicates a healthier Army and the Medical Corps t is prepared for quick hospitalization • ana segregation of flu sufferers The Army has now become seasoned to camp life while recruits are not being £l918 d " ^^ gr ° UPS as ^ were ^..outbreak of severe cases, medical men believe the various sutfonamide remedies for paeumonia and strep- tacoccic infections would curb the . death toll. Oldtimers still shudder when .they recall the speed and ferocity of the assault. Thousancfs died within Too Lore to Classify For Rent APARTMENT, AD- Joining bath. 8 miles East on Uigh- ' Sanford or 3-3tp . been the true one after .all. __ She lay down on the bed, her hands ^over her eyes, her heart lull of misery. The feeling of exaltation with which she -had come into the house was gone She felt spent, utterly tired. She lavished fervently that she might have been spared that scene 1 the drawing room. At dinner Adela was sullen bu apprehensive. Diana caught he surreptitious glance more tha once and knew that whether sh Wished It or not she- held weapon over Adela's head whicr might be used to advantage. Als that Adela's hatred of her hac Increased n hundred fold. * * » • A FTER dinner Stephen asked Dl ana to help him correct manu script nnd she agreed gladly Adela watched them go jealously out dared say nothing. Tonigh c he could not invent an excuse to eep them from spending hours alone together. A short time later Diana heard voices, then the outer door slammed and she supposed ;hat Adela had gone out with some member of the reckless crowd she called her "kindrec spirits." Joey Long, the pianist and a woman named Jane Burt Stephen worked until late, at imes almost seeming to forgei 3iana, so absorbed was he in ransferring his thoughts to paper He wrote of the South American republics and the necessity of cementing friendly relations with hem in order to present a solid ront of defiance to the totali- arian. governments of Europe. Diana was absorbed, too,, en- hralled almost, at this unfolding f his brilliant mind. She felt she carcely dared breathe for fear of nterrupting the smooth flow of us thoughts. And it was only vhen he caught her slyly flexing ler stiff fingers that he stopped hort in amazement to glance at is wrist watch. "Great heavens—how time has own! And you must be dead! didn't you stop me?" 48 hours after being stricken. There was a critical shortage of coffins in many cities and headlines in New York newspapers told of "the unburied dead in .Queens cemeteries." Throughout the country schools, churches and movies were closed; football games called off. . The wearing of flu masks was compulsory in some communities and the mayor of St. Louis closed all nonessential business for a week. In Chicago health authorities ordered the arrest of persons not using handkerchiefs when sneezing. In 1918-J919 epidemic swept into every continent, bowling over Eskimos in northern Greenland as well as natives in tropical Tahiti. Surveys indicated half the population of "It was all so interesting," she miled tiredly. "Well, the rest of it can wait, m starved. Let's see what we an find in the icebox." 'Diana followed him to the itchen; helped him drag out cold am, beer, an array of cheese and ickles. They ate ravenously, jok- ng like a pair of high school kids, "his was a new Stephen Curt. Afferent from the man who commanded the respect of everyone, ic terse commentator whose iews were important in high ircles. Different even from the man who had been at home in er father's house and at whose eet she had sat and called him riend. He was gay now, amus- ng, fun. 1 lovely tonight, Diana,' he said softly, and- placing is hands on her shoulders drew ^T_cjggejaeside_hi.m._Wide-eved. San Antonio, Texas, were attacked by the disease. There were two odd angles to the 1918 outbreak in this country. The epidemic peak which usually comes in midwinter or later was reached in Ottober. It attacked a larger propor lion of young people than the middle aged or the old, the heaviest mortality rate being among persons in the 25 to 29 age bracket. What to Do For the Flu WASHINGTON-The Public Health Service suggests these precautions for home treatment of influenza: 1. Call a doctor. 2. Go to bed immediately, Stay there for several days after fever goes. Relapse is frequent and dangerous. 3, Liquid diet first few clays, soft she lifted her gaze to his nnd saw that his eyes were warm .with a look that exceeded friendliness. Her lips trembled and suddenly he drew her closer against his heart nnd kissed her, softly at first, then with unexpected fierceness and passion. And to her surprise her lips responded with all the ardor of her being. Then he released her, pushed her from him, drew himself un sharply. 'I'm sor ry ( Diana—that Wasn't in the bargain, was it? Forgive me, my dear, and I promise it won't happen again!" And then Diana, chilled by this sudden expulsion from his arms remembered, too! Stephen loved Evnlyn Thorpe and had only been earned away for the moment by ler nearness nnd willingness to be taken in his arms. The brief embrace meant nothing more than that. She would not embarrass urn by thinking that it did. But almost—for a moment—it had seemed very real. Final Reduction LADIES Fall Shoes Sote Starts THURSDAY 8:30 a. m. . Ladies don't miss this opportunity. We are offering Ladies Fall Shoes in Suede and Leather both High and Medium Heels. Brown, Black, Tan. Complete range of sizes. Values to 3,00 $ Values to 5,00 $ No Exchanges No Refunds * All Sales Final Sec. W. Robison 6- We Give Eagle Stamps NASHVIUi "It's quite all right, Stephen," she tried to make her voice sound Say, but in spite of herself it '.rembled. "Something chemical in he air, I guess. Good night." "Good night, my dear." But in her room she found her* »elf sleepless, staring into black pace long after Adela had come n, long after the house had set- led into quietness. A cold rain vas falling. It slashed dismally it the windows and a wild wind lowled around the house. She remembered her conversation with "Stephen the night she had re- urned from her walk with' Bill Fackson. He had said that it vould not be impossible to fall n love -with her. But he had not denied his love for Evalyn. Yet ould it be that proximity might lave its way, and that when the ime came to let Diana go, Stehen would find that he needed ler? Diana knew that having ieir marriage a success was the ne thing Ellen Curt wanted most, 'erhaps— She shook herself, shivered and urrowed farther under the cov- rs. "Don't build up any hopes, piana," she admonished herself. It'll make things too hard when arting comes." For if Richard Thorpe were eally untrue to Evalyn, wouldn't le fact come to light beforelong? hen if Evalyn should divorce ichard and Stephen should be •ee to declare his love for her, fhere would Diana come in? "I wouldn't," she whispered nto the darkness. "I wouldn't ome in at all. In fact, I'm al- eady on my way out!" /To_Be^Contiiiuedl_ food about the fourth day! ""brink plenty of water. 4. Avoid cathartics; enemas are better than laxatives. 5. Use disposable tissues for nasal and bronchial secretions. . C. Excessive sweating is dangerous A warm bath permissable at onset to relieve back, head and limb pain, but a warm drink and warm bed are essential immediately afterward. Good nursing and rest in bed''help stave off complications. Patients generally should be isolated; old people especially need protection against all possible , sources of infection. Prejudiced "How do you like your new boss, Mayme?" "Oh, he ain't so bad, Lil, only he's kinda bigoted. "Whnddya mean, bigoted?" "Well, he thinks you cnn only spell words one way." British sailor gets first-hand demonstration of democracy at work by watching isolationist "We the Mothers Mobilized for America" and "United Mothers" picket White House to protest aid to Britain. ' STORIES IN STAMPS To Be Many Pilots in U. .5 Experts Believe That Soon Million in U. S. Will Fly By JACK STINNETT WASHINGON - Although much has been written about the training of Army and Navy pilots, few persons realize the enormity of the growth in civilian flying. The other day, I beard n reasonably conservative aviation association, official estimate that within the next few years one out of every 100 persons certainly—possibly one out of every 50—in the United States would hold a pilot's license of'some kind. Thai would mean a considerable acceleration in the rate at which the country now is turning out civilian pilots (about 100,000 a year), but when everything is considered, it is not an impossibility. For instance: .1. Under the inspiration nnd guic ance of the National Aeronautic As sociation, the number of model nir Plane builders in tile U. S. has crei up to 2,000,000. These youngsters lear the elements of aerodynamics an plane • construction, Although youth Cut hbobics can't always be taken i an indication that a youngster wi. choose a profession in that direction aviation is different n that the re wards which it holds out as a profes sion are likely to appeal to the youn : much as mode juvenile. 2. The Civilian Pilot Training Pro gram has come of age. Thousands o youngsters every month are rollin out of the cock-pils in hundreds o college and contract schools to ear wings for their solos nnd start th long trek through the airways townr becoming aces of private, commercia or wartime aviation. The Army an Navy has recognized the value of thi program nnd now is giving credit fo flying time when graduates enroll i the armed services. As an example of what this pro grnm is accomplishing, I wnnt to pas oh a report from little Doane College at Crete, Neb., which I saw the othei day. Out of 40 graduates of the elo mentnry CPTP course there i n the last year and a half, six are in the Army aviation corps; another six in the' Navy; three more are awaiting call';'two are taking advanced training- to become flight instructors; six others have completed secondary flight training in the CPTP course Out of 20 CPTP students there now, have applied for the advanced , December 3, 1941 Harrison in Hollywood I, PAUL MAMIWH, NEA Sefvle. CortmpoMint His Job Just One Fit After Another By EnniK STEVENSON «KO Costume Designer, Todny's Ciiiosl Columnist for Vncnllnniitff I'mil Hiirrisoii HOLLYWOOD - Women often write to the studios, vvnnting to buy clothes the slurs wear in pictures And I thought thnt this would be n good chnncc to explain wlinl happens to dresses from the first time they ore thought of, and whnt happens to mom Inter. When I design costumes for n .stnr, 1 nm given first a script. It. carries an online of all the costume changes. Inking every situation under consideration, also thinking of the slur's own tastes, I then mnke n number of rough sketches. These are sent to the producer's office, and when the bud- got meeting on the picture comes up, am told how much I can spend. 1 lien have sketches made up by my \rlist, get together groups of fab- ics, and ask the stnr to come to my 'mee. Its important that an actress 50 pleased with her dresses, so 1 give icr first choice on materials. The irector, produce rand cameraman hen ook at the fabrics and sketches ml then we start the dress in work, VVnistllnc Trouble Upstairs in the RKO wardrobe uilclmg are the sewing, cutting nnd itlmg rooms. We take the most cx- ctmg measurements and as a player Mexico's Students Are Active in Politics STUDENTS in many nations of the world take an intense view of their national elections and politics. Nowhere is it more true than in Mexico. Mexico is proud to have one of the oldest universities in, the Western Hemisphere. It is the National College of San Nicholas cte Hidalgo, founded in 1540, long before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock. Mexico issued the 1940 stamp above, which pictures Melchol 1 Ocampo, a former president of the school, as one of three values commemorating the 400th anniversary of the founding of the National College. Higher education has always been a force to promote goodwill among nations. Recently a large number of students from Amen* :an colleges and universities have ione to Mexican schools on an ex* .•hange basis. Goodwill arising from such vis- ts and the "Good Neighbor" pol- ey instigated by the United States -ecently has done much to improve relations between the two 12 course which opens in January .'"Multiply Doane by thousands and you have a picture of what is going on all over young America today. 3 Tlje Civil Air Patrol, although nelcl up for months in the Office of Civilian Defense, will get the "takeoff sign any minute now and add a patriotic stimulus to civilian flying but men who are unfitted for actual (not will give not only women flyers military service an opportunity to spread their wings for national defense, 4. Parachute jumping and stunt nymg-both formerly frowned upon for civilians and in some sections even i outlawcd-are having a big revival. 5. The discovery by the Army and Navy that the air flivver, or "putt- putt," is of vital importance in organization of a modern war machine, borne experts on war maneuvers this summer are predicting that the part these little air "jeeps" played in messenger, taxi and observation service will result eventually in all the field services having their own "grasshopper squadrons." That means the nir flivver," at one time .believed threatened with ex Unction by priorities, will bave just as much opportunity as the fighter, bomber and scout plane to develop under the existing program. Back of it all, say the aviation experts, is the certainty that come peace nnd quieter times, civilian America will be the most air conscious country in the world. As Gill Robb Wilson, president of NAA, put it recently: "Combat aircraft moving at 400 miles per hour 35,000 feet above the earth are the couriers of tomorrow's commerce. Bombers carrying a load of 20 tons a third of the way around the earth without refueling are the forerunners of cargo and passenger ships of post- I Cable-Laying Crews in Utah They Are Heading for a Wedding of Wires AP Feature Service OMAHA, Nek-Just as the mil- oad had their driving of the golden pike, the communication systems in notlier yenr will have a wedding of he wires to symbolize tho historic mion of the nation's first coast-to- oast underground cables. Moving at a quickened pace be- uuse of the press of defense needs able laying crews are expected to tnish the job three years ahend of riginnl plans. In December of 13-12 ossibly sooner, crews facing the west nd crews facing the east will meet at Wenclover, Utah.. When they do, the country will have a buried communications system protected against sleet, lightning, fire and easily effected wartime sabotage or destruction. And there will be greater insurance that there will be no disruption in the flow of long distance telephone calls, telegraph and ilit'Ietype messages, fy'ansmi!.s.sion' 'of pictures and radio programs. Hard work and lots of it is this $21000,000 project of the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. and affiliates, who are burying twin cables from Omaha to Sacramento—1630 miles almost as the crow flies. With exception of a few short gaps, soon to be eliminated, underground cables now extend from New York li Missouri Nearly fiOO miles of cable already have been plowed in from Omnhn westward, and the linos to Denver will go into service early in December, the A. r, & &T. announces. One crew is working westward in the near vicinity of Larnmie, Wyo One is scheduled to begin work westward out of Rawlins, Wyo., about Dec. 1. In late October, another crev began working eastward out of Emi grant Gap, in the High Sierras. Wendovcr, projected meeting p] aC { was thn scene in 1914 of the finishin splice in the first telephone line t span tho country. The new cables supplement "open ire transcontinental lines, nnt eventually will carry about GOO tele phone and miscellaneous channels about triple tho present number o such circuits. One of the twin cabin s for west-bound channels, the olhei for oast. Each is about as thick rs n child s wrist, arid is protected agains corrosive soils by a plastic cover from rodents by steel tape. The cable-laying trains consist „, our tractors, two plows and three rollers. The forward plow thrusts gams or loses n tow pounds, he: workroom figure is adjusted. We hnvo women who sew on the machines, who out materials, who embroider, do fine handwork, nnd some who do fittings. After the dross is cut nnd draped on the figure nnd basted together, 1 mnke whntever changes 1 wnnt, nnd It is* roughly pu t together for the first fitting. Mario, my fnvorito fitter, nnd I meet the stnr in the dressing room and between the three ot us the dress begins to tnko shape. It then goes back to the sewing room nnd on the figure, nnd M.-irie explains to the women just what is necessary to be done. We are lucky if we can have only two fittings. Usually there nre more Screen Tested After the finnl fittings, costumes nre given n screen test while worn by tho stnr or her stand-in to bo sure' that on film they will show the contrast or richness or whatever efocts we want. Actresses nre kept pretty busy, but their clothes work hnrd, too. They're cleimcd after every wearing, and are ready ngnin the next morning. Although n dress ijmy be used only in i few sequences, it suffers ns much ivcnr ns nil ordinary dross in private ifo would get in n year. When tho picture is finished, the dress does not get a chance to rest. U Is taken back to the wardrobe and perhaps a collar or fur trimming is Ifikon off or added, and it is then, placed on n secondary player in another picture. We have dresses in tho RKO wardrobe that 1 designed six years ago for Irene Dunne nnd are still used in pictures. Tlie average wo- man would not want to buy thesis clolhos if she could sec them, af The cost on piciurb costumes is ex* tremely high. Wo think nothing of ap-> proving n budget of $400 for n simple suit mnde of the best fnbric, cut and fitted by exports. But it's worth, it, considering tho service wn get Sfem m Orhik Discovery African natives discovered tho coin ilririk when they noticed that'n puddle of water WHS converted into a sjalfi- rying beverage nfter koln mils'find dropped Into it after n rain. Saying thnt it is no longer n sign of friendship, the southwestern Indians have banned Ihe swnstikri ini their 'designs. ^ Beware Coughs ' from common colds r That Hang On Creomulslon relieves promptly be- p a "se It goes right to the scat of the trouble to help loosen find, expel form laden phlegm, nnd nld nature ,o soothe and heal raw, tender, to- lamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you i Bottle of Crcomulsion with the un- lerstandlng you must like the way it Illicitly allays the cough or you are to nave your money back. CREOMULSICm or Couehs, Chest Colds, Bronchitis IRON WORKERS LOCAL' UNION 591 $ of Shrevcport, La., holds its official meeting nl 7:30 o'clock every Thursday night in bnncuicl room of Hotel Barlow, Hopp, Ark. H. H. PHILLIPS, B.A. & F.S.T. PRINTZESS COAT SALE am , . , The cables, in foot lengths, are pulled along on '-•ailers nad fed into the trench hrough an eye in the second plow JJiggmg, cable-lnying and back-filing is a continuous operation, and arming may go on as before Usually, the trench is HO to 3G inches Jeep. When swamps must be crossed janual labor takes over. The route foseiy follows pioneers' trails through mountain passes. Because of need for amplification, bout 100 repeater stations are pro- ected along the route. Most will be f one-story, concrete and brick con- 'ruction, 20x40 feet. ar transportation," And he might have added that the grasshopper squadrons" now being formed are the flivvers that will clutter peacetime skyways. completely at ease ... 3 yet ever so smart... PRINTZESS CASUALS * OF FINE BIARRITZ CLOTH Fashion smorfness and utility join up in these plck-of. tWspprts-crop Prinhess coqts! Rich warmth of fpbric, sturdy expert tqiloring that will be your pride ond joy. Smppth fitted or jqunty swagger styles. $ 25 LADIES SPECIALTY SHOP * NOTICE Every ex-service" man in Hempstead County and especially all Legionnaires are earnestly requested to be present at the regular meeting of the American Legion Post No. 12. At the New Legion Hall at 2011/ 2 East 2nd street, or upstairs over the Employment Office. Thursday Night, December 4 at 7:45 p. m, Important Business BE THIRE

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