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nightly. th«ft she wants tft through the yeaft, j How can you , J>*%f!r f%» 8*tald From afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. . Atex. «. WasnbutnV at The Star building, 21S-SM South street, Hope, Arkansas. C. fi. PALMER, President ALEX, tt. WASHBUBN, Editor and Published Entered ns second-class matter at the postof fice at Hope, Arkansas Undef the Act of March 3, , you r8 get . ting adequate and prot*? "«st? Vfell just by the wny you «ssl Immediate- &- R. Stilled ly after you've dressed and eater breakfast A.nd by the Way you fee' again about four in ftve afternoon. You may be .sleepy when you wake xip to turn off the alarm, but yoxi shouldn't be just plain tired, weary in every muscle. By the time you (have bathed, dressed nnd had breakfast, even the sleepy feeling should disappear. If it doesn't, and yoi stumble around dully and half-heartedly until about eleven o'clock, you'd __ TOV< 411X . UJ>V , , better try to get a little more sleep _ circulated advertisements, and to furnish that check'"upon r:leh n '8ht. If this doesn't help, see ,t which no constitution hns ever been able to provide."—Col. R I • vom ' rtoctor - Also, Cheek tip on your •'- 1 - • • • i bed nnd the ventilation in your room Perhaps your mattress is too soft Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, por ! or too hard. Maybe you need n smatl- I.W.M. c*~. ^^ *.^~ $ 65 o By mail j n Hempstead, Nevada, j "" or a larger pillow or none in all i It's possible that you don't get enough fresh air in your room. Perhaps yov should drink a glass of milk before you go to bed. Mnybe you never y Oeflnitlon: "The newspaper is an institution developed by modern civil- V. 't'« I? 8 * 10 ** to P«sent the news of the day, to foster commerce and industry, tnonth ' ' 4 wees lac; per monm tsc; one year $6.50. By mail, in Hempstead, Nevi , , Httwto-d, Miner and LaFayette counties, $3.SO per year; elsewhere $6.50. -*fa ^ .-P~>^1 — -.1 - B il i i> -.----... , _._ T Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclsuivelv to the use .for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or iSdt otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. National Advertising Representatives: Arkansas Dailies, Inc., Memphis, Term.. Sterick Bldg.; New York City, 369 Lexington; Chicago, 111., 75 E. Wack< ^ Qrtvie; Detroit. Mich., 338 Woodward Ave.; St. Louis, Mo., Star Bids. Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charges will be made for all tributes, cards Cf thanks, resolution, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial •newspapers hold to this policy In the news columns to protect their readers from n deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibiliety lor the safe-keeping of return of any unsolicited manuscripts. j withdraw from one another, and grope for some escape from life's cruelties. This is especially true of the surviving child, who grows painfully to should eat or drink immediately before retiring. Anyway, whatever you do. don't so en sleeping restlessly or too little It is important to your health, ch'arn and beauty that you humor and pamper yourself to the extent of gottin» proper rest. J George 5th Dies (Continued from page one) general reserve and serious aspect and By DR. MORRIS FISHBEIN Editor, Journal of the American Mod° teal-Association, and of Hygela, • the Health Magazine ij *Phare is no short cut to dietary "knowledge. '' Food fakers and charliitans will try to convince you there is. Some, for , instance, argue that raw foods in the natural state will promote health. A raw food diet, however, is not the best diet for man. True, a certain amount of uncooked fruits and vegetables is essential t " in any well-balanced diet. And food {,. l may lose vitamin content and certain „ ~ Valuable salts if it is heated for any "•> length of lime. " l On the other hand, heating kills harmful germs—a process essential in *' thfc case of meats. It also develops v odors and flavors which sharpen the appetite and favor digestion'by softening fillers and by coagulating protein. Since raw food does not appeal to the appetite as does properly cooked food, and may contain germs that could not have survived heating, this manhood feeling himself an alien soul j his father's winning personality and lost in a world filled with meaning- i gay removal of the isolation of the !:ss harshness and stpdidity. i throne which had grown up in Queen And in following the fortunes of this Victoria's reign. George V neverthe- lad. Mr. Friesen contrives a moving ' and poetic protest against those blind human forces which keep life from being the vibrant, satisfying thing it might be. He not only presents a fine picture of a bewildered immigrant family trying fruitlessly to adjust itself to American life; he goes beyond that to discuss the heartaches which any sensitive human beging must suffer in coming to terms with life anywhere. Published by the Paxton Printers, the book .sells for $3.50. less was popular and had stamped himself as capable of independent thought. The nation had had a sharp example of that in 1901 when he returned from his colonial tour and made a dramatic "Wake up, England" exhortation at the Guildhall. from the beginning. King George contrived by democratic participation in many public events and by other means to strengthen the crown as an unifying influence, divorced from domestic party strife, in the country and empire. His stress on the principle of imperial sovereignty came to the fore in 1911 when, with Queen Mary, he made a notable visit to India. Sets Personal Example In War When the war cast its shadows over "I'm in for it now," said Miss Blunt ] ^ llr °Pe. King George made every ef- By Olive Roberts Barton to Mr. Blank, the'principal. j fort to prevent the outbreak, address"What have you done?" he asked.''"8 Personal appeals to the emperors "Well, I simply couldn't stand that room so I decided to clean up. If of Russia and Germany. When these failed and his own coun- some of the clothes and bodies antt I \ r y was plunged into the conflict, he heads of those poor little kids aren't issued a proclamation mobilizing the *>;' V*' If looked after soon, it won't be my fault." Mr. Blank, who admired the cour- *_ f *• , i tt «_ i ' »*•«**•**» tv n\J Civil II1*. tW VI HJ Will ~ type of diet may actually be danger- • agc and brisk ^termination of. this •i* v»i f •' --i.'- v. i. experienced teacher, looked a bit selves-to lending the royal influence r -«.£? • • , gOC l i P ™ VG • shocked. "Yes, I think you may be in and encouragement to every form of British army and announced an un- wovering determination to fight until victorious. The ruler and his family set themselves to lending the royal influence (4 -there is no one-track rule in science. ' r *^A good diet will contain some foods , ,* i cooked because cooking helps them, I' isnd -other foods raw because cooking C? harms thetti. fa foregoing articles, you have learn- 'j'-ed the essentials that go into health- f^ful diet. il ! Hemember that your diet may be ^'insufficient in quantity or in qualify. |plt may yield td*o little itssue-building ?'f materials, such as protein; too little for it—right. I'd .like to see some of the letters that come in. How did you •work it? Write notes?" "Yes, I did. I even suggested to Johnny^s mother that she put every dud that child wears in the stove. She goes out looking like a million national activity in aid of the fighting forces. Strict economy measures were put in force in the royal household. The king paid repeated visits to his troops in Belgium and France; in 1917 he stripped German titles and names dollars and they have a car, too. But trom the royal family and changed the thqir boys are a disgrace to the town, (name of the ruling houseoprom that of I know they sleep in their clothes. Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor. That sweater hasn't had a bath since Post-war years brought home rule to Today's Health Question Q.—Is the amount of gray hair likely to be increased as a result of having one permanent wave a vear by an experienced operator? Is there any scientific basis for the belief that gray hair is the result Sf insufficient iron in the system? If so, could the condition be improved by the use of foods recommended for their iron content? Can the increase of the number of gray hairs be prevented by use of cod liver oil as a means of improving the vitality? A.—One permanent wave a year would probably have no effect on the- color of the hair. It does, however, cause the hair shafts to break. There is no proved connection between the amount of iron in the •system and the color of the hair, and it is probable that cod liver oil would be of no service in preventing grayness, though it mi»ht serve a useful purpose if the general nutrition is below par. Even "then it would probably have no effect on the color. it was new in September, and neither Ireland, a larger share in self-govern- has Johnny. He sits right under my i mcnt to India as well as steps towards nose and I don't need any affidavit on j her independence, and the significant that." (development of the British commonwealth of nations with the crown as the chief link of the empire. . They also brought difficulties in the domestic situation, culminating in the Tlie indignant Strange to say, however, Miss Blunt received only two _ indignant notes from, parents. There" was an instant response to her utimatum. She even (general strike of 1926 which paralyzed received a few apologies. But Johnny's mother came herself to speak her i mind. She had much to say about I "old maids" not knowing anything [ about children and how hard it was to keep them clean. She would have her know, too. that the sweater in j question had cost five dollars and she ' wasn't going to have it ruined in the I wash. His suit also had cost plenty ! and she wasn't intending to run up cleaners' bills for five children. j A little boy crossed the hall just : then, and Miss Blunt spoke. ! "Do you see that little fellow? He j is always that way—as neat as a scrubbed stone. He has several sisters and brothers all around his age. The family lives in three rooms and an aunt cares for them because the industry and even threatened a social revolution. Illness Endangers Life But the country as a whole held firm to the respect it had always shown to the king and the political crisis passed to be succeeded by a greater crisis, his serious illness. This started in November, 1928, when a chill believed to have been caught on Armistice Sunday, when he stood baroheadct l in ™in during the ceremony at the Cenotaph, developed into fever and some congestion of one lung. In December counsellors of state wore appointed; an operation was performed to drain the right side of the king's chest. Back on his feet again, ho suffered two relapses, an abscess fuel material, such as fats, carbohydrates, and excess protein; too little iu the way of such excess mineral salts as iron, iodine, and calcium. Finally, .it may contain insufficient amounts of the necessary vitamins. However, you do not buy your food as protein, carbohydrate, fat mineral salt, or vitamin. You buy it in the form of eggs, meat, milk, bread potatoes, and similar foods. In previous discussions, you have learned which food substances provide building materials in greatest quantities. " In buying foods, remember that the ^wrong kind of diet may lower your resistance to disease or that an insufficient amount of certain minerals or 'of vitamins may lead to disease by consequent damage to your tissues. mother is dead. Poor Boy Kept Clean having formed under the site of the "I don't suppose his whole outfit operation scar. costs more than a couple of dollars. Faded? Yes, from soap and water. A second operation was subsequently performed and portions of two ribs But to me those little togs are fari were removed to drain the abscess, more magnificent than if they had '• Recovery was rapid but it was not cost a hundred, and were dirty. The | until January, 1930, that he fulfilled children help, of course. I've been his first public engagement by opening there and I know. I went to take them food and to see that Tommy had i cod liver oil because I saw him run- the London naval conference. Gradually he extended the range of his activities and his health remained satisfactory except for attacks of time work and yet they manage to' rheumatism which kept him from at- buy soap." "Well, all right," declared Johnny's j mother. "But I still think it is none | of your business." tending royal courts in 1930 and 1933. Marries Brother's Fiancee King George, whose full name was ; George Frederick Ernest Albert, sec- of tfder ths mie Dalton then raraW of, „ ham and ft brilliant Cambridge scholar, Spott and study were intermingled In their early training but, that aver 'heir father had further plans. Winning Queen Victoria to his way of hlnhlng, he had thorn entered In 1877 as naval cadets on the Britnrmin nt £pithend. Welcomes Life nt Sen The zest with which George entered into the training is typified by his words to the instructors: "Don't bother with my bvithef; hp'.s jfoing to be king, Tench me; I'm going to be a sailor." Two years later they joined the "Bacchante" and made a cruise to the West Indies, in which the princes were rated midshipmen. George made many friends. Full of fun, he gained one nickname as "The Right 'Royal Pickle" nnd as a midshipman he be- cnme known ns "Sprats." He sought no favors nnd if his work wns not distinguished by brilliance it eW incognlk '' In April, 1910, King Edward contracted n cold at Sandringhatrt. His condition grew steadily worses on May 6 he Hied and George V succeeded to the throne Because his eldest son was not yet 16, a regency act wns passed in which his consort, Queen Mary, wfts nominated to become regent In event of the king's denth while his heir was under ase. A- King Up to the World War When the sailor prince ascended the throne to become "George V, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, Ireland and the British dominions beyond the seas. King; Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India." The immediate heritage from hi father's reign was a constitutional crisis, precipitated by the rejection ol Lloyd George's 1909 budget by the house of lords. It had simmered fitfully until after the new monarch'; coronation. With that ceremony over, Herbert It. Then Mr. Blank stepped up. He ond son of King Edward VII and spread some oil on the waters, but cas- Queen Alexandra, then Prince and ually mentioned the Board of Health, j Princess of Wales, was born June 3, The lady left quietly. "I hate to meddle with people's affairs this way," sighed Miss Blunt. "But I ju.st had to." 11865, in Marlborough House, London. On July 6, 1893, he married Princess Victoria Mary, who had been betrothed to his elder brother. She was the A Book a Day By Bruce Catton And it was then that Mr. Blank pat- 'daughter of Frederick, Duke of Teck, "Flamethrowers," by Gordon Frit-' sen, is a first novel which is well worth reading. It is ovcrlong arid confused, but it is passionate and i-tal. ! and it has some passages of genuine ' beauty; and that, after all, is a good i deal more than you can say for most 1 novels those days. | Mr. Friesen tells about a Gernu.ii j family from the Russian Ukraine, i which fled from the capricious di:.*- i potism of the czar, back around 1SOO, I to find happiness in America. , Tragedy dogs the family's footsteps ted her arm and said. "I've given or- J and Princess Mary Adelaide, Douchess decs to all the teachers to do the same of Teck. thing. We have all been martyrs to j They had six children, the youngest our noses long enough." | o £ Whom, Prince John, died at the ! age of 14 in 1919. The others are: The "' ! Prince of Wales, born June 23, 1894; ' the Duke of Yprk, born December 14, ' ! 1895; the Princess Royal, born April i 25. 189T; the Duke of Glouchester, born I March 31. 1900; and Prince George, i born December 20, 1902. i The Princess Royal was married to j Viscount Lascclles, now Earl of Hare- J wood, in 1922 and a year later the | Duke of York married Lady Elizabeth B jwes-Lyon. j Four grandchildren of King George No one but yourself can make a v -'crc born ta these unions. The prin- By Alicia Hart from the start. A child is killed a:; i flat rule about the number of hours'toss became the mother of two sons they flee across the Russian border, j you need to sleep each night. Some I while the Duke and Duchess of York Then, settling in the great American i can get along happily on six, or even •' were- parents of Princess Elizabeth, wheat belt, they make the dishearten- | five. Others—and this applies to the j horn April 21, 1926, and Princess Maring but natural discovery that Kansas j majority of adults—need about eight, garet Rose, born August 21, 1930. i:5 not Russia. The homely amenities of the village life they had known are gone; in their place is the rawness and crudity The problem is indeed an individual | Childhood and Youth one and only by the time-old trial and '• The prince who was to become King error method can you find out. However, one general rule we can (George V had no "petticoat" education. His father, then Prince of Walts, ,';,"i-.V lo thai. natural to a frontier community. | make, and this is that each person They feel isolated and alone; they should figure out what rest .she needs 1 George wa.s only four when he was fit least was typified by 'wlnninR ways Asquith. then prime minister, fin- nnunccd that he had obtained from (lie king a definite assent to use the royal prerogative for creating enough pei-s to insure passage of a parliament i bill shearing from the lords their pow| or on money bills and. under certain ' conditions, other public legislation. ! Assumes SoverehiRty at Home. Abroad Threat of the royal prerogative proved sufficient for enactment of the bill and the politial significance of the incident on the constitutional position of the crown as a force above domestic party strife was marked The groal coronation ceremony, held June 22. 1911. in Westminister Abbey, contained a notable departure from precedent. George V took an amended oath, clipping from the centuries- old words the statement that offended Roman Catholic subjects: "The invo- calion or adoration of the Virgin Mary and the sacrifice of the mass as they are now used in the churches of Rome are superstitious nnd idolatrous." The public assumption of royal authority throughout the United Kingdom was completed by state visils to Ireland. Wales and Scotland and late in 19)1 the king and queen marked their imperial sovereignty by n visit to India. They sailed November 11. 1911 from Portsmouth; their ship cast anchor December 2 off Bombay; and ten days later a spectacular coronation durbar was held outside Delhi amidst thou- sans of natives and troops. Then from his throne the king-emperor read an announcement of great political moment—the capital of India wns to be transferred from Calucutta to Delhi. Esatcrn Bengal i-eunited to Bongal and the enlarged province given a governor in council. War Halts Irish Deadlock Home again in February, 1912, the main problem facing the government was Irish home rule and for months u conflict that raged in parliament was echoed by conflict in Ireland. The deadlock continued well into 1914 whon the king again brought into relief the conccuption of the crown uk an influence above party strife by calling a conference in Buckingham Palace. He urged "a spirit of generous compromise" but the conference failed to produce results and the World war pushed the question into the back- round momentarily. In the meantime, the king and queen had strengthened their hold on the loyalty of their subjects. If the court was marked by less of the grandiose pagcntry that King Edward had brought to it, nevertheless by simplicity and kindliness it created a great appeal among all classes. King George was a frequent attendant at the theater and .football, cricket and p°'o matches; he swung a pick in n coal mine; and there were visits to many parts of England and Scotland. Visits Germany and France In 1913. the king and queen went to Germany on tho occasion of the marriage of Prince Ernest Augustus of Cumberland to the Kaiser's daughter. Later there was the politiaclly significant visit to London of President Poincare of France as the king's guest and the return call in 1914 when King George and Queen Mary went to Paris. The World War Years In tho fevered days that followed the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Fran/. Ferdinand and his consort in Sarajevo, King George made every effort to avert war. On August 1, 1914, he dispatched a letter to the president of France in which he said in part; "I am, personally, using my best endeavors with the emperors of Russia and of Germany towards finding some solution." Helps England's Will to Win Within three days the breach was beyond healing and the kins immediately let it be known that no effort would be spared to carry England's cause to victory. The king and queen led the royal family in patriotic work. There was a succession of messages initiating or supporting movements at home; cheering words went to the front. Meanwhile, the royal household set a pattern of rigid economy. It was placed on ''war rations" and the king announced in 1915 that he had suspended the use of alcoholic beverages for himself, his family and the household. He ordered the names of German and Austrian rulers stricken from the Order of the Garter and two years later changed the name of the British royal family from the house of Saxe- Coburg-Gotha to that of Windsor and relinquished all his German titles. There were frequent inspections of industrial works, repeated visits to his troops in Belgium an France, tours of hospitals and institutions doing war work and trips to the Grand Fleet. It was setimated that King George attended more than 1,500 ceremonies during the conflict. Hurt en Visit to Front An accident occurred during a visit to the front in 1915 when the horse he was riding became startled by the sudden cheering of soldiers, reared, and fell back upon the king. His injuries were not serious, however, (hough he returned to England under medical supervision and was confined to his bed for some time. While still on a stretcher in France, he personally conferred two Victoria Crosses. On April 20, 1917, he attended a cathedral ceremony in London celebrating the entrance of the United States into thq war and a year later and n work-with-a-will spirit whether the duty at hnnd wns sail drill or the dirty job of coaling. In 1880 the princes started on n second cruise which took them to South America and the ship was at the Falkland Islands when orders were received to proceed to South Africa under service conditions. Boers of the Transvaal had rebelled, demanding an autonomous government but the frenty of Majubn quickly ended (he- trouble and the ship continued on to Australia, Japan, China. Ceylon, and home by was of the Suez canal. The brothers parted and George appointed to the "Canada" on the- North American and West Indian station and promoted to sub-lieutenant. Dn his return home he passed through the Royal Naval college at Greenwich find the gunnery and torpedo schools. He was promoted to lieutenant in 1885. Grows Beard. Commands Ships It was poout this time, when he had iust turned 20, that he began grow- ng the beard which in after years wns always to call forth remarks of lis resemblance to Nicholas II. the last czar of Russia. Subsequent service was spent on various ships. His first independent command in 1889 was Torpedo Boat 79 on which the sailor-prince shewed his stripes by towing into port sistcrship which had broken down ind anchored not far from rocks. In 1890 he was put in command of he gunboat "Thrush" on the North American and Indian station and in 891, after his promotion to comman- Icr, he commissioned the "Melampus." Then came two illnesses. He was >ack home when he was forced to bed vith enteric fever from which recov- 3i'y was slow. He was still recuperat- ng when he heard of the betrothal of lis brother and Princess Victoria Mary, of Teck. Quits -Navy When Brother Dies The second illness was that of his rother, who had caught a cold, while Utending a funeral. It developed into nfluenza. In January, 1892, the brother died. Hie whole course of George's life was hanged. His naval career went overboard to job up only for a brief period in 1893 when he hadj^mmand of the cru'mpr Crescent" so as to qualify for ad- 'ancement to rear admiral. In 1901 he ichieved that rank and two years later jecame a vice admiral. As Piince of Wales 1892-1910 Cast into a new role by the death of is brother, Prince George reflected he change by a growing seriousness. He was 26 years old and a whole new iDttern of life had to bo woven. In May, 1892. Queen Victiria made ier grandson Duke of York, Earl of nverness, and Lord Rothesay. and a •ear later it was announced that he iad affianced himself to Prince Vicoria Mary. The marriage took place July 6, 893, and the couple took up residence n St. James's palace, though for many •s they divided their time between iondon and Norfolk. Their first child, 'rince Edward Albert, was born in 894 in White Lodge, Richmond. Tours His Future Empire Less than two months after Queen Victoria's death and the accession of <ing Edward VII, George, who had low become also Duke of Cornwall, mbarked with his wife on a great olonial journey. Leaving England in March, 1901, hey sailed on the "Ophir" for Aus- ralia to open the first commonwealth tarliament in Melbourne. Among hose on board was the duke's early utor, now Canon Dalton. They toured Australia and New Zea- and, next visited South Africa and hen sailed to Canada. By land they ;overed the dominion from -Atlantic to :"acific. Cheering crowds awaited the royal •ouple on their return in the fall and Cing Edward made his own birthday on November 9 the occasion for prri- laiming the duke Prince of Wales. Tells IMother Country To Awake It was in the official welcome to the prince and princess at the Guildhall that George stamped himself as an independent and courageous sneaker. Sketching the experiences of his memorable tour, he presented the lesson he had learned: that the Old Country must wake up if she intends to maintain her old position of pre-eminence in her colonial trade against foreign competitors." England, for what she had seen of the heir apparent, found him popular but it was no secret that he was decidedly bored when asked to dedicate public buildings, lay cornerstones, or meet foreign personages. Coached in Statecraft To the advantages that foreign Irav- el gave him for his ultimate tasks as ruler, the prince added a first-hand knowledge of the country's general problems for his father, unlike Queen Victoria's treatment of her heir, in- isisted that his son be informed of secret dispatches and other background bearing on the shifts on Europe's checkerboard. The prince and princess undertook another great journey in I'JOS, this time to India, and for four monlhs they tasted the hospitality of native potentates, not the Jeasl of which for George was frequent shooting. After their return in the spring of 1906, there were a number of trips, including one to Madrid for the mar- •iage of Princess Ena and 1he King of Spain and to France where they triw- he became the 1 -first British to participate In tfjft eelabrirtloft America's Independence fifty. When the armistice was ^Um^ No varnbcr ll, 1918, King tJeofge spokb (o great crowds from the portico of Buckingham Palaefe and received great ovations thin, on the way to « speeW Thanksgiving service the next day "> St .Paul's, nnd on succeeding days' drives through London. Calls Americans 'Brothers In Peace' To President 'Woodrow Wilson he had sent a message which concluded: "Mr. President, it is on this day of our happiest thoughts that the American and British people, brothers-in- nrms, will continue forever brothers- in-pence. United before by language, traditions, kinship, and Itteals, there hns been sol up our fellowship the sacred seal of common sacrifice," In the next month the American president was the fvlest of the king and queen on his way to the peace conference in Paris. Troubles In Post-War Yours The post-war reign of Georpie V was marked by a welter of troubles. Immediately pressing was the Irish problem which had moved from crisis to crisis during the war. culminating In a new government of Ireland bill in 1920. Ireland nnd India Pvnlilcms The king and queen journeyed to Belfast to open tlio new Ulster parliament on June 22, ,1921, nn occasion on which the monarch sought to apply the crown's influence in healing the sores of controversy. "I appeal to all Irishmen," he said in part. "tO' pause, stretch out the hand of forbearance and conciliation, to forgive and forget, nnd to join in making for the land they love a new era of peace, contentment, and good will." Southern Ireland remained a problem, however, and at length u treaty wns siened crealing the Irish Free State. India, to. came forth with demands for independence and freedom and in December, 1919, King George issued n-royal proclamation putting into effect ti new measure which gave it a larger share in .self-government'. In 1930 a further step wa.s inaugurated with the assembling of the first India round table conference and the king, who opened it, gave voice to remarkable changes taking place within his reign. Sees Changes; Asks Loyalty "Ten years is but a brief span in the life of any nation," he said in part, "but this decade has witnessed not only in India but throughout all the nations forming the British commonwealth a quickening and growth in ideals and aspirations of nationhood which defy customary measurement of time." Two other conferences were to follow and in 1933 a bill giving form to the intended reforms was being drafted. Home troubles culminated in 1926 in the general strike and when the difficulties were finally surmounted, King George paid tribute in an appeal addressed "To My People" on May 12, 1926. saying: "Let us forget whatever elements of bitterness the events of the past few days have created and only remcm- aer how steady and orderly the country remained, though severely tested. Let us forthwith address ourselves to the ,^igk of bringing into being a peace which shall be lasting because, forgetting the past, it looks only to tho future with the hopefulness of an united people." World Watches Ills Sick Bed Two and one-half years later the eyes of the world were turned to Buckingham Palace where King jeor'ge lay seriously ill. In Decem- oer, 1928. counselors of state were appointed; the Prince of Wales made a record journey from Africa; and an operation was performed. He recovered slowly but by May, 1929. plans were well advanced for u Thanksgiving service June 16 in Westminister Abbey. Then, on May ,'iO, he was confined to his bed again. An abscess had formed under the site of the old scar. He progressed rapidly, however, and the postponed Thanksgiving was held July 7. Simultaneously similar serv- ces were hold throughout the country and the empire. His people saw him emaciated and with whitened hair, feeble in body, but with the simple cheer of his quiet smile still in evidence. The next day came the sudden announcement that a further X-ray examination had been decided upon. A second operation followed and portions of two ribs were removed to drain the abscess. It wa.s not until January, 1930, that lie fulfilled his first public engagement and opened the London naval conference. Crown Links Whole Empire On December 11, 1931, the -assent of the king was given to the statute of Westminister. This gave formal ratification to certain resolutions of the imperial conferences of 1926 and 1930 whereby the autonomous dominions shared with (he mother country in responsibility for changes in the law of succession to the throne. It was the seal on a great development within the empire, one which had bben progressing for a quarter of a century. It brought into being under George V a commonwealth of nations with the crown as the symbol of the free assocaition of the members. Royal Sportsman and Collector In King George V, the sporting world had one of its most enthusiastic principals'. Not only was he an interested spectator of events ranging from American baseball to championship cricket but he took a keen and whole-hearted part himself in many pastices. Two branches of sport drew his fullest satisfaction—yachting and shooting, both heritages from his early life. Hr- raced horses and was skilled as a golfer. As a king who had been a sailor- prince, he had a definite ta'^te for the salt air and he invariably was aboard his yacht "Britannia" for racing until the later years of his reign. He neither expected nor received any advantage because of his royal position. Once, in the Bristol Channel Royal Regatta, the owner of the yacht "Westward" protested against the "Britannia," claiming that the king's boat did not give the "Westward" a free course around one of the buoys. The committee disqualified the king's entry. The yacht up until 1933 had taken fertfVklnjf, when t* *!, <WM fcot content with n passive jftftW. There were rrtany In* Stance* where he pulled lustily on a fope and h6 always was able to give a needed ifinswer If the captain WOB Jn a tight ipot, As one ef the best shots In the coun- tfy as a youth, King George drew great enjoymoni in after years from hunting expeditions and no trip was Complete without a break in the official routine for this sport. Merely Tolerant of Racing As a duke on his colonial tour, duck* shooting in Manitoba was a highlight, while as klng-omperor on his India trip he slipped away several times for hunting recreation. His all- weather shqots at Sandrlngham became famous. As a shot he took his chances with the rest and nothing was calucluatcd' to draw the royal displeasure more than any suggestion or intimation that game be specially rounded up for him. The king was a golfer of more thfln moderate ability ami ns a follower of horse racing he maintained n largo stable and was a regular spectator at the major track fixtures. Compared with his father, however, King George had a tolerant rather than an nil-consuming Interest in horse racing. When the hard limes his country | experienced in the later days of his reign prompted him to give leadership in economy, his stable was one of the first "luxuries" (o be marked by rc- trenclunenls. He was u good horseman himself and he was frequently seen riding on Rotten Row in Hyde Park early of a morning when the court was n Buckingham Palace. Leads World Stamp Collectors One of his chief indoor hobbies for which he baccmn noted was stamp collecting. From his early sailor days on the "Bacchante" he was keenly in- J terested in philately and experts ! denied his collection the finest in ex- | istence. He line) n special time set i aside each week in which to inspect it. j In 1924 the king wa.s u delighted spectator at a baseball game betwrcn the New York Giants and the Chicago White Sox who were traveling in Europe. A foul ball sped directly for the royal head in one instance nnd although King George was well protected by the wire screening behind the homo plate, he dodged instinctively. His Private Life and Quiet Humor As an individual, King George V was characterized by n quiet dignity which, in contrast to tho fleeting spur to popular imagination that ostentatious monnrchs created, lodged him more firmly, if more slowly, in British hearts. He pursued a Conservative, even tenor in his home and official life and tho feeling which his subjects held for him became one of constantly growing depth. Simplicity in Family Circle Unlike his father, who had a flair for wide friendships, King George had a gift for making friends slowly but for keeping them a long time. Noth- ng was more typical of this than the deep friendships he kept through his reign with those very few real comrades he made in his naval career. His own home life set nn example of simplicity and moderation that caught the hearts of his suKjei?(s. He wns a family man nnd nothing was more chaacteristic than the cheerful fireside Chi-istmascs at Snndringham nnd the modest family parties in celebration of birthdays and other anniversaries. Many human little stories sprang up about him. One of the favorites has to do with his inspection of White City, a London stadium, on a Wet day., King George stepped into a puddle' of water and splashed his uniform. "Damn!" he ejaculated. "Hush, George," admonished Queen Mary. "Wait until we get home." It WHS traditional that circumspect though the king was he had learned as a sailor-prince a few expressions not found in dictionaries. Shoots Jibe at Ancestors Once when a scluplor submitted designs for some new coins, the king said: "Make a big V behind my name. I should hate to be taken for any of the other Georges. 1 ' After he became king, a story wns told that some one ventured to rein- j onstrate with him because, as many | thought, an undue proportion of invi- j tations to royal functions wenl to the 1 army and navy. His significant reply, which ended further criticism, was: "They are the supporters of my j throne. I cannot recogni/.c it too ful- j Religion WHS marked by the same ' simplicity which ho brought to other i phases of his life. He read the Bible i daily, keeping a promise that he made early in his youth to his mother, j Queen Alexandria. His preference for the conservative extended to art, literature, nnd entertainment. Once he poked good-humored fun at some futuristic paintings j and other time, on visiting a picture gallery, he said: "I do not like jaw. art." Preferred Public Theaters Where the reigns of Queen Victoria and King Edward VII were notable i for the number of private command entertainments staged for their amusement in various castles and palaces, King George had a different feeling. He showed his favor, instead, by attending "gala" performances open to the public and from which proceeds went for a pension fund in his name ; for actors and actresses. The royal ] favor was also extended to the variety ! stage, the proceeds from these special ', performances again going to the aid [ of the stage needy. ! (Continued husband. Senator TMiJ Republican, ftf Minn "I know Tom' won explains. "And *ong life for 20 yonrs. I with it." She flfmres she'll about the wny her husB vidcd she gets tho nomlfj Minnesota Republican will slny in Washington, '. Ihe primaries ore over. Then—"If they want If they don't no hftrd feftfl She accompanied Schalf| campaign since his first She did the driving and pl3 in country store- windows^ saw n crowd she would say In her soft voice: spcnkiiiR down the street, along nnd honr him." come. They're "I<nnd Poo» Now, if nominated, she'll" it: drive, put up cards and "I'm land poor," she snys.| rother have the memory years wilh Tom Schnll thnifj money he could have left,, went places, knew people, part In public life. "At night we'd come home round Tom—the three childr nnd argue out public issuos. tnlk nt mice, nil of trying tq| the others, nnd, of course, eeeding." Her eyes shine ns she reed" dents about her husband, til sen".tor who wa.s a bitter crltli present administration. 'She 'U with soft «ray hair fluffing nb face. Her features show the strain sinco her husband the weepint/ is over, and gliicl to have set her hand toj lilicnl plow. "I Wen( With Tom" "If I am elected I'll go on issues he championed. I wa fashioned American patriot!, don't think we need an nmendJj Ihe constitution, for instanc document seems sacred to mfl time may come when tho • pub want it. and when they do I'll' Tom did—as a representative people. I'll vote for it. "1 will probably muke a wide pnign among women's groups, a great faith in women as voters*! don't set-in so easily swayed by ; i.sc.s. Mrs. Schall feels that if she the senate there will be times! she'll want to speak her mind only woman members at pres Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, for her silence. "After all," she says, "I camp in the early cluys when- pl< meetings were held in saloon you know, no 'nice lady' went' saloon in those days. But I wenl. with Tom. And 1 never t unpleasant experience. Politico isn't half bad." NASAL IRRITATION, ctuetocold^L /Relieve the dryne** «n4V irritation by applying 1 ; Montholalum night and morning. 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