Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on September 15, 1938 · Page 2
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Hope, Arkansas
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Star Star oi Hm.* 1339; Press. 1927. uuwolidated -Unuaty ML 192f, p Just^ffelwerThy SeraldFrom Fals« R&porU ' Sta* Publishing Co., tot" ., __ _ fcE PALMER, President AIJKX tt WASHBURN, Editor and Publisher JtAP) —Means Associated Press (NEA)—Means Newspaper Enterprise Ass'n. B«b«ttJptkm Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier Automatic Income: Symptom of Desperation TO AN ordinary man who always supposed that it was everv •'""•«L« Clt M en ' a d * U u y * t0 mak f th ° beat P rovisio » lie could for hi* . own old-age, the tremendous vote rolled up in California foi . jrWO-a-month pension plan must look like an evidence of mn Yet we have lived lonjr enough with this frantic, tm- .reasomnrdemanct for complete, Rovernment-furnished security to realize that the thing can't be explained that simply Fhe scheme to put everybody on the payroll once a certain oirthday- is passed, and to finance the whole business by an involved set of rolHnrstone taxes, may not seem very smart- but 'you: carft dusmlss it by simply calling- it. crazy. There-is more-to-it than an ignoble desire to live on somebody else. Underneath it runs a very real and widespread teelmgr of desperation—a panicky, unreasoning- fear that Il Un P r * t nd wan r* are likely to overtake a person in spite of the best he can dt>. * * * •MOW the mere fact that an emotion of this kind should take ,, hold ot great numbers of people in the United States—of all countries on earth—is one of the most startling- things that conla happen; vno, T °* b i e 4. aur w T have been throu & h so ^e desperately bad yeajs of late We have learned that even an unbelievably rich !* ndAf °rtunate nation can get into a depression and can have a mortally hard time- finding its way out. Yet even that ought not to be enough to make millions of Americans conclude that every citizen is entitled to free support by his.government once he passes a certain birthday * * * J ' DERHAPS we have just naturally talked ourselves into a i blue funk. On the one hand, we have politicians declaring that our o tf business system has collapsed for good and can w Ve u- W ^ rk &saln ™ less ft is controlled and directed from Washington;; on the other, we have certain business leaders asserting that business can never possibly recover unless the government goes fishing or takes a long nap or something. It all of that has persuaded some citizens that all is lost and that a, wise man, will fasten; himself permanently to a federal payroll;, who can wonder at it? Perhaps if we talked less spent lesa time in recrimination, and devoted ourselves, more earnestly to an unemotional search for recovery, the panic which lies back of these pension plans would disappear. ' . Ice Cream and Windfalls ANCE. there was a man who ran an ice cream parlor He ••y bought a ticket on the Irish Sweepstakes one day The horse came home in the money, and the man found himself _a captiahst overnight. The man bethought himself of the dream he had from time to time about the proper mode of passing the closing years of one's life, and entered his chosen field That was sitting around being a retired capitalist. He did that for seven years-. Of course his money brought him a lawsuit, and the man acquired a few worries about protecting his fortune, and there were more hawkers of gold bricks and stocks and bonds and notions on his front doorstep than there were blades of Brass on his lawn, but he sat around when he could. Then his ™££ on »caTne-to-him one day and confessed they were getting a httle-borerf. The man save a start. He knew there had been something the matter with his life, and that was it. He was bored So he got himself an ice cream parlor. He's having- the time of his lite now, back packing cones and selling wafers over the counter to school kids and waiting on table. He has given most of his money away. That's not a fairy tale; it's a true story. The man's name is hmilio Seak, and he lives in London. The only sad thing about the tale is that the moral it sug- yests has bean pointed so many times that people are tired of •* »nd refuse to. believe it anv more. It's a shame that everybody co.nt.be forced for a brief period of his life into a kind oJ motionless retirement just so that he wouldn't waste any more time after that dreaming about—say—not running an ice cream, parlor. T. M. Bee. U. 3. p»L Of. By DR. MORKIS F1SWBEIN tiltar, JranuJ of the American Medical Assodttfoa. u4 «* ayfefe, the Health Magazine. Factor of Heredity Is the Only One Established as a Cause of Allergy There's Something Familiar About This Nightmare v I Thursday, September 15, 103J 1 M6£T VOU OMC6 ion, but because the change has rought about n some way an im- rovement in his digestion and in his eneral condition. 'he one thing that is quite certain is ie fact that a history of allergic man- festations or symptoms can be found i 50 per cent of the people who are ensitized and who come to the doctor. In other words, the one certainly stablished factor is the hereditary ictor. The number of children who are snsitized is larger if both parents ave a history of sensitization than if nly one of them has such a history, he more certain the inheritance of llergy, the more likely are the symp- oms to appeaer early in the child. In the frozen areas of Grant Land icing the Polar ser, scientists have iscovered 75 kinds of plants, five pecies of butterflies_ and two species : bumblebees. Grant Land has an verage summer temperature of 34 egrees above zero and an average •inter tempertature of 36 degrees be- C A "A By Olive Robert* Barton Psychiatrist in School a Boon to Misfit Child In every sizeable town today, the school employs one psychiatrist, or several depending on the enrolment. To me ilt is the finest gesture ever made toward estabishing the misfit child. I do not mean by this that every child is either a fit or misfit child, for most problem-children go by stages., A. boy can be a problem for a year or more and" then settle doivn. quite normally to work. Again, a child who has been a paragon of industry, and has contentedly accepted school life, may suddenly turn right around : 'and begin to puzzle his superiors. The psychiatrist takes either the chronic misfit or the temporary one, and seeks out the trouble. This is what our schools have been needing for years, and now we have it. Strange as it may seem, the trouble is often with the child's relationships .at home. Not that his home is wronfi iir parents hard. Often quite the contrary. Sometimes a boy or girl may be jealous of another child, and decide not to do anything right anywhere. Or it may be that a child feels overly- guilty about a habit and loses self respect to an astonishing degree. It may be a fear unknown to parents, or a sudden discouragement born of nerve-exhaustion from trying to reach very high standards. Even love and over-coddling may have found their way into tho fixation depths of his mJnd and weakened his will. AH sorts of things, a hundred more than I have mentioned, will cause be- hnvior delinquency and a slackening of powers. It takes someone versed in the things that trouble children's SERIAL STORY. HIT-RUN LOVE BY MARGUERITE GAHAGAN COPYRIGHT. 1938 NEA SERVICE. INC. Not long ago someone asked just how many cases there were in the United States at this time of people who had asthma, or hay fever, or who were sensitive in acme manner to foods, pollens, or other substances. It would be difficult if not impossible to hazard even a guess. Guesses vary anywhere from 2 to 10 per cent of the population. It is safe, under such circumstances, to take the middle road and agree with the conservative that actually about 4 per cent of the people in the United States today are either sensitive or allergic to some substances now or are likely to become x aHergic. Most exp&rts are agreed that there is something in the constitution of the person concerned which makes him likely to become sensitized or allergic. In other words, he is the allergic type. It is simpJe to- believe that he is probably the allergic type because somewhere in his ancestry were parents or grandparents who were allergic. It has- beea suggested also that possibly the glands of ths person may be concerned, or perhaps his nervous sys- [ tern. Unfortunately, it cannot be prov- ed that any one or all of these factors are primarily concerned. The theory has also been advanced that the chemistry of the body is primarily responsible. The mere fact that the person who is allergic sometimes seems to get better if he goes along with less food, or has a secondary infection, or changes his place of residence, or in some other manner brings about a complete change in his environment and habits of living, is not necessarily poof of the fact that the difficulty is primarily chem- ! ical. I Perhaps the allergic person is im- j proved under starvation simply be-1 cause he is no longer receiving the j food to which he is sensitive. Perhaps he becomes improved by changing to a high altitude or by taking a sea voyage simply because the high altitude or the sea voyage prevent him from coming into contact with dust, or pollens, or the other materials to which he may be sensitive. I Perhaps if he takes acid substances I or alkaline substances his symptoms I become less, not primarily because of I the chemical change in his constitu vail over Judge Michael Kelly's bench the hand's of the old clock moved slowly. Sergt. Herman Lewoski switched on the lights, chasing the shadows. Desk Officer Timothy O'Shea sought frantically over the desk for a mislaid file. Pat sighed and looked at the clock again. * * * was a heavy docket *or Saturday. A drunken driving case s on with a woman as the defendant. It was being held up until the reporters got there. Drunken drivers were no rarity, but this was a blond—pretty despite her tear-reddened eyes, and disheveled hair. Photographers and reporters from the Journal, Bee and Gazette went into a huddle with court attendants. Cameras were focused over Pat's shoulder on the blond. Bulbs flashed as the woman raised her hand to swear the truth, the whole truth, and nothing else, so help me. The arresting officer, with his eyes heavy with need for sleep after a night's patrol duty, told in terse sentences the facts of the case. Speeding on a main thoroughfare, cutting in and out of traffic, a man's car hit, the odor of intoxicants on the woman's breath, admission of drinking, and a none-too-steady walking of the line at the precinct station. Familiar routine, yet fascinating as the pulse of a big city. "Only two bottles of beer, your honor," the woman declared "The lights at night bother me. I didn't see the car." Worn alibis, weak excuses, objections by the defense attorney, and catch questions by young Tom Sweeney, the assistant prosecutor newly assigned to the court in an effort to check reckless and dangerous driving. The woman waived a jury trial to be tried by the judge. Pat smiled a little. The judge vvas having a hard time trying to give the case his undivided attention. She watched his gaze waver over the court and then focus on the scene outside. Thinking of a possible golf game that afternoon, she knew. Her own eyes followed the line of the river while the case was held up for a moment. Not so many months ago it had been locked in ice, the ferries, blunt nosed and puffing heavy black breaking a path between (Continued trom Page One) tho shores. So, too, had her heart been locked in ice, she thought. And then Larry had come. Life had been so empty before that, she told herself again. Not that it hac! seemed so at the time. There had been the happy, carefree years p* -high school with life at home a casual, comfortable affair. With Bill. and Joe filling the house with their young friends, their balls, and bats, bicycles, books, marbles. With her mother, easygoing, busy keeping the house running smoothly and pleasantly for big Dennis McGraw, an officer in the police department. Things had changed swiftly then; had assumed a kaleidoscopic aspect. Her father's death in the line of duty, a rearranged life to fit a widow's pension, her own plans for college changed to a business course. * » * gOMEHOW, though, as time went on, a new pattern was formed. She took a job in a lawyer's office. The boys went into high school. In two more years they would be finished. Last year she herself, aided by her father's old friends, had secured the position as court stenographer with an opportunity to make a little money on the side typing testimony for attorneys. Her days had not been drab or unpleasant. Only she had drifted along too settled for her years, too serious, too conscious of responsibilities. Now the burdens were lightened, and Larry had come. There was nothing about Larry that she had forgotten. She could close her eyes now and remember their first meeting. It had been just after Christmas on a day filled with huge, feathery snow Hakes that slipped gently past her cheeks and clung on her thick lashes. Judge Kelly had asked her to deliver a paper over to the Paramount Auto Sales during the afternoon. Larry was in charge when she entered, handsome, his blue eyes lighting up at her approach. "I would like to see Mr. Abbot," she had said with as much composure as she could gather, "I'm from Judge Kelly's office." ' But not even that dignified name could erase the smile from his lips. "Mr. Abbot's out," he said, bi» eyes still on hers. "Can't you give me the message? I might fill the bill," * * * CHE had hesitated a second and ^ then ht'i- own lips broke into a smile. He had that infectious quality of making others at «ase. "It was just to deliver this paper," .she said. "If you'll see that he gets it, please." That should have been all, but the warmth, the luxury of the big room, Larry's smile, his nearness, his poise and sophistication held her. His voice went on uttering the trite nonsense of a young man wanting to continue a meeting with a pretty girl, and she hadn't tried to break the spell. "Better stay and thaw out a bit. Too cold to go out in Uiat snow at once." He maneuvered her over to the big cars. "Let's pretend you're Mrs. Ipswitch from New York and I'm selling you a car. Must the color scheme be orchid, madam? Wouldn't this hyacinth do just as well? What you should have js a coach and four- white and gold for a princess: a snow princess with diamond flakes melting on her eyelashes and roses in her cheeks." Her breath caught in her throat, and she clasped her hands tighter in her muff to stop a little trembla of happiness that went over her, "Silly," she said. "A coach and four, imagine. If I stay much longer I'll miss my coach; the green and yellow one that collects people over on that corner. And then I'll have to wait for the next one and stand up. all the way home. The crowds will be on the street in another five minutes." But the look in her eyes belied her words. She didn't want to hurry, and yet she couldn't stand there indulging in a passing flirtation with a strange man. The presence of others had broken the magic of the moment. She tucked her hair in place and turned to the door. He was beside h-er. "There goes the bus and I'm to blame. That means I'm in luck. I'll put the paper in Mr. Abbot'3 office, and turn Boy Scout. Never let it be .said Larry Kent wasn't a gentleman. The first rule of salesmanship around here is service. And so I'll drive you home." (X* B« A Book a Day By BrucM Catton their firing You lown's Slory The state guidebooks which nro coming out in the WPA's American Guide series nre interesting books. The newest ono is "lown: n Guicle to the Haw- Iteye Stnte," compiled and written by the Federal Writers' Project of the WPA for Town jind published currently by Viking Proas at $2.50. There is none of the customary come- nnd see-our-grent-.itn.tc hooey in this book. The writers maintain; here is Iowa, here nre just about all the facts concerning it which anyone might want to know; there is no drum-beating or boosting, nor ia (hero any top-lofty criticsinu Instead, there is simply what the name implies—a guidebook, relieved from the dry dullness of most guidebooks by intolllgent editing good writing, and n wealth of inte'resliim illustrations. The book includes a detailed da- hcart'i to get at the truth. In grading, some schools ask tho psychiatrist to sit in on meetings where a pupil's fate is in the balance. Knowing children's problems and the possibility of a quick and' healthy recovery, he may suggest that they have the chance to go .-ihoud. He knows the resiliency of children. With his help in overcoming their worries, they will do better, he may say. Murks alone are no longer the critcrian of worth. In cases of real inability to study or conform to school life, he is helpful- in bettor placement and special subjects to study. Let us co-operate with the psychiatrist. He is not an enemy but a friend. As much a friend as your doctor. He is a doctor, a doctor of troubled and sick minds. scripMon of the states soil nm! geography, nn account of its crops and Its nnimal life, an examitionof its pre- Columbian history, and a recounting of its career since the time of Mnr- quetle and Jolict, first whites to see Iowa. It discusses town's agriculture, sti industries, its blending- of radical elements, nnd the queer fact that although it sent a third of its sons and daughters beyond its own borders between 1920 mid 1930. The cities and important towns of the state are described, one by ono with n listing of each one'.s "points of interest." A large-scale road map is enclosed in a pocket, nnd some 10 motor tours in the stnte are outlined. AH in all, it's a first-rate job. McCaskill Mrs. Charlie Clingan, Jr.. and Mrs. Billio Harris were guests of Mrs. Claude Bnidluy Tuesda. Mrs. Bert and Marshall Scott, Mrs. John Gnines, Mrs. n. G. Shuffield nnd Mrs, Argie Hnery were Proscolt visitors Wednesday. Mr. nnd Mrs. Chester McCiiskill were business visitors to Little Hock Thurs- 'duy. Mrs. Kim Rooso of Niishvlllo spent Tuesda ywith her sister Mrs. B. L Smith. Miss A-lenn Wilson is visit ing friends in Gurdn nthis week. Miss Nlllndinc Collins left Saturday for Little Rock where she will ntlunrl school this fall. Ernest Smith of Houston, Trtxns, is visiting relatives here this week. Miss Wenonn Gentry and Sarah Darwin of Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs. Chns. Thomas nnd children of Prescott visited (heir parents Dr. and Mrs. J. I?. Gentry this week-end. Mrs. J. D. Eley is visiting relatives in Texas this week-end. Mrs. Graydon Anthony and daughter Bonnie Marie, nnd Mrs. Dora Worthnm nnd daughters Lola ml Grace wi Murfreoshorn visitors Sunday. Miss Irene Picked of Prescott s' K tho week-end with her parents ) and Mrs. J. A. Pickctt. | Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Martin ( daughter Johnnie wc-rj IIopo visit Saturday. • A bunch of germs were hitting it : Tn the bronchial salocn; ! Two bugs in the edge of tho Inryni Wore jn//.ing a rag-time tune. : Back in the teeth, in n solo game. Sat dangerous Ack-Kerchoo; And watching his ptdse was his li of love— ; The lady that's known as Flu. | SinnII Boy: I'm not nfrnid of Ro to the hospital, mother, I'll be to', nnd tuko my medicine, but I n fioinK lo let them piilrn off a b; on lily liko they did on you. I w; n , pup. HELP 15 MILES OF KIDNEY TUBE To Flu.h out Aeidi and Other Poiionoui Watte Doolnrt eny your Milnoya ranfuln Iff Mll(- liny tulles or tiltfra which help to purify,' Wow ni,,l k,.,.p vmi honltliy. Mut i>e,,»J« / Htiout J puil.1 n ilny or nlinuta |iuuuil» ut wi Iruiuimt ur fliuinty piisanum with i.irmr ttlul burning nliuwii thiTu muy ho guinuti, n-rnt i. it I). _Ll.l .,',, """""'I K «ilh your liiliiuys lir liUililnr. 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