Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on December 12, 1938 · Page 2
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HOW STAR, SOWS, ARKANSAS Consolidated January 18,1929 OJusttee, Deliver Ttyy Herald From False Report! Mjimmm ^»--...-. ... -- . - - ...__...._ J; .. , ...y; ....- .. ... ^ _._ iit|| _. _ __ ^ j _ _ Published every week-day afternoon by Star Publishing Co., Inc. G. R Palmer & Alex, tt. Washburn, at The Star building, 212-214 South Walnut street Hope, Ark. C. B. PALMER, President ALEX M. WASHED RN, Editor and Publisher <AP) —Means Associated Press, (NEA)—Means Newspaper Eneterprise Ass"n. -^ -t < i . • • . Subscription Rate (Always Payable in Advance): By city carrier, per week ISc: per month 65c; one year $6.50. By mail, in Hetnpstead. Nevada, Howard, Miller and LaFayette counties, 53.50 per year; elsewhere 56.50. Member of The Associated Press: The Associated Press is exclusively entitled to the use for republication of all news dispatches credited to it or not otherwise credited in this paper and also the local news published herein. Charges on Tributes, Etc.: Charge will be made for all tributes, cards ol thanks, resolutions, or memorials, concerning the departed. Commercial newspapers hold to this policy in the news columns to protect their readers from a deluge of space-taking memorials. The Star disclaims responsibility Or the safe-keeping or return of any unsolicited manuscripts. Democracy Not Inefficient As Its Critics Maintain The commonest excuse for a dictalorshio is that it gets things done. Democracy is fine in theory, say the totalitarians, but it is inefficient. It substitutes talk for action, and it just can't function p-nperly in a complex and problem-laden world like the present. 'So it is a pretty good idea to look at the record now and then and see how things do get done in a democracy. It just happens that democracy's actual record of achievement is nothing to be ashamed of; it also happens that this habit of talking everything over ai great length is an essential part of the machinery by which things get done. A recent bulletin from the Maternity Center Association of New York points out.that our American democracy has been quietly but steadily solving one of its most difficult and pressing problems—the needless waste of life of mothers and children in childbirth. For two decades or more the maternity death rate in America remained at ft shockingly high level. The science of obstetrics- was making rapid strides, Nit America's material death rate was the highest in the civilized world. For one reason and another, mothers simply weren't getting the care they needed. People began calling attention to this. Newspaper and magazine articles were written, public herJth authorities made speeches—the democracy, in other words, began to talk. But there is one thing the critics of democracy forget .to. mention when they denounce this habit of talking: sooner or later, the talk has an effect. People listen to it and are storred to action. And so it was in this case. The medical, profession studied the problem. It found that a part of the blame was its own. Poor medical training was responsible for some of these deaths; poorly managed and poorly equipped hospitals were responsible for others; shortcomings on the part of individual doctors and nurses were responsible for still others. So the profession went to work to remedy matters. County medical societies offered special training for doctors doing obstetrics. Steps to improve the teaching of this science in the medical schools were taken. New maternity .clinics were opened. The care given mothers in hospitals was improved. ' What has been the result The bulletin from the Maternity Center Association gives the answer: _ "The maternity death rate is no longer stagnant. It is falling steadily and in many states is falling rapidly. In New Jersey and Rhode Island, where this co-operation and self-criticism has reached its peak, the material death rate is far below the national rate." This problem was extremely complex and involved; the last sort of problem, one would say, that a democracy could hope to handle successfully. Yet 1 *| s bei f g solved, and the job is being done in the typical democratic manner— .through- self-criticism and cooperation. For democracy is not, after all quite as inefficient and slipshod as its critics like to maintain M. ri«*. tt. 9, Pat otf. t,.,,i . By DB - MOR WS WSHBEIN Editor, Joumnl of the American Medical Association, And of Ifygein, the Health Magazine Death Rate From Diabetes Has Declined at Most Ages The death rates from diabetes seem to be increasing in most countries The reasons are many. Mast important is the fact that more people are living longer lhaan people used to live When cognizance is taken of this factor, the increase in the death rates from diabetes disappears entirely Thus the rates of death from diabetes •mve declined at most ages and are found to be increasing among men only after 65 years of age and among women only after 55 years of age. Strict attention to the'ailment will add many useful years to the average Wanted WANTED—Ex-Service men to be at Fair Ground night of December 15 for feed. 10-3tp FOR RENT • FOR RENT—6 room furnished house, 4<KI So. Spruce. Phone 38F11, Mrs. J. E. Schooley. 6t8 ch FOR SALE—Boys full sized Latonia bicycle with light and large basket. Mrs. RsJph Routon. 12^3tp FOR SALE—80 acres improved, on highway, three miles out. Ten'dollars, acre. C.B.Tyler. 12-3tp FOR SALE—Two lots, one block from pavement, real bargain. J. L. Powell, East Second Street. 12-3tp Notice NOTICE—Specials. Guaranteed Oil Pennanents ?150 and up; Shampoo, Set and Dry 50c; Lash and Brow Dye 40c. 'White Way Beauty Shop, 119 Front Street. IM-Dec-30c ife. Whenever sugar is found in the urin one must be suspicious that the con- lition is diabetes. The modern treat- nent of diabetes involves the use of liet and insulin ,-. not only the old rvsulin but also the new type of in- ulin which is called protamine zinc nsulm. The chief advantage of prot- mine zinc insulin is its usefulness n mild cases, and the fact that it bring he patient closer to normal living, ecause usually it needs to be taken nly once a day. Diet is still an integul part of the treatment of diabetes. Control of the diet need not be a highly complicated or complex matter. The diabetic diet is simple. As pointed out by J>. E.P. Joslin. the doctor merely needs to elarn the patient's usual diet, and then make the simple adjustment that arenecessary to meet the special needs of rjis condition. Patients with diabetes frequently do not die of diabetes itself, but rather of the serious complications. The most serious complication of diabetes is diabetic coma in which the patient becomes unconsious and dies unless immediate treatment is gjven. The patient must learn first of all to prevent the onset of coma by learning exactly what to do if he feels suddenly weak. The first step is the giving of insulin, and the second step is the giving of enough fluids and salt, but obviously any patient who has ggne into a coma should be taken immediately to a hospital. In the hospital everything for determining the extent and character of his condition is available. Once there were two classes of people rartciullarly who died of diabetes- namely, children and prospective mot-' hers. Girls with diabetes seldom liv- •PIED \&*W^L • •§ m^ OPPORTUNITIES • "The More You Tell the Quicker You Sell" • • You 'Can Talk to Only One Man • Want Ads Talk to Thousands SELL-RENT BUY OR SWAP All Want Ads cash in advance Not taken over the Phone ±5= s Rates are for continuous insertions only. Services Offered SPECIALS — Permanente $1.50 up, Shampoo set, Manicure 85c; Shampoo set, Eyebrow-lash dye $1.00. Vanity Beauty Shop. Phone 39, 117 Front Street. 21-26-c CHAMPION MISER HORIZONTAL I., 5 Fictitiou.s ruler who hoarded wealth. 3 Whatever he touched changed into Answer to Previous Puzzle 13 Imbecile. 15 Mug, 16 Pertaining to the cheek. 17 Recipient. 18 Kimono sash. 19 Public disgrace. 20 Severe lecture. 22 To withdraw from a political body. f4 Musical note. LQ To rescin/j. tOThin cakf, B4 Assam silkworm |5 Egyptian river. 86 Freedom </! access. 38 Female water taken away, sprite. 58 Sand dune. 39 Mountain. 40 Opposed to youngest. 44 Imprisonment. 48 Liquid part of fat. 49 English coin. 51, Hops. 53 Mulcted. 54 Conducted. 55 Weird. 56 Even his became gold. 57 As a , this gift was VERTICAL 1 Young goat. 2 Heathen god. „., 3 Baseball team. 41 Cotton 4 Departs, 6 Portrait statue. 7 To name. 8 Sacred bull. 9 Fence door. 50 Fetid. 11 Crippled. 32 Arid. 14 Coating of a seed. 16 Parrot. 21 Eyelets. 23 His story is in the Myths. 25 His outstanding characteristic, 27 Sea eagle. 28 Hole. 29 Organ of hearing. 31 Cuckoo. 32 To repair. 33 Biblical prophet. 3 7 To correct. 38 Scandinavian. 40 Hodgepodgfti " ~ ' fabric, 42 Perished 43 Weight. 44 Part of pedestal base. 45 Pieced out. 46 Male ancestor 47 Revolved. 48 Opposite of on. 50 Reverend. 52 To observe. For Sale Just received large assortment Fir Christmas trees. Make your choice FOR SALE—White Cotton Mattresses Investigate ou? work and material first. Hempstead Mattress Shop. Call Paul Cobb G58J. l-26tc FOR SALE—Fat Turkeys for Christmas. Inspection of flock invited. Place orders now. Lee H. Garland, Phone 9 - F-3 - 7-12tpd Male Help Wanted Good Watkins route open now in Hope for the right party; no car or experience necessary; a chance to make some real money. Write the J R WAT-KIN'S COMPANY, 70-08 W. Iowa, Memphis, Tenn. 12-ltp To d a y's A n s w e r s to Question on Page One 1. True. An olla is a Spanish jar. 2, True. Football players may lose as much as 10 pounds in a hard game. 5. False. Al Smith's birthday comes on December 30. 4. False. The World Court meets at The Hague. 5. False. The Bessemer process is a method of making steel. When He Warits to Relax He Hops a Car By the AP Feature Service SALT LAKE CITY.— Retired, elderly Frank P. Gorman travels a distance equal at once around the world every eight months yet never leaves Salt Lake City. Total cost of the "voyage" is $41.66. The "world traveler" sees the same scenery all the time because his trips are made around Utah's capital in street cars and busses. He rides sim- py because he enjoys it and because the cost is so low. Gorman's transportation costs $1.25 a week— the price of a weekly ticket. Often, he says, he makes several trips in a single day over the sa/nja route. Whenthe Salt Lake Citytrips get monotonous, he goes to Los Angles and rides the street cars and bussses there. Gorman, so familiar to street car operators by now th«it they call him "Frank," believes he's the world's "number one street car passenger." India end China cambined produce two-thordds of the world's rice. ed long enough to get married and have children. If they did they were unable to Carry the child to the time of birth. Today the treatment of children makes it possible for young woolen with diabetes to grow older. Moreover, ' women who develop diabetes later in life can now have children if they are under suitable care io thata their condition is constantly under control. The chief dangers from diabetes are of course, surgical complications, as represented by gangcene and infec- tions of the skin, The importance of care of the skin, and particularly of the feet, has beenstressed so often thata every person with diabetes ought to be aware of the dangers. The feet should be Washed .daily. Dry skin nnd nails must be softened and the're should be periods of rest for the feet. When new shoes are worn they should be broken in slowly. The feet of the diabetic person should be examined at Icsnt once each week so as to catch ,tl)e slightest difficulties at the earliest possible moment. The circulation of the blood in the feet must be given attention.. «• Every injury or nbrosion of the skin must be suitably treated at the earliest possible moment. Here it may be necessary to avoid the use of severe antiseptics, becuse they may do as much damage us good. •Monday, t)ecfemHor12,1938 The system of sergcatlng all prisoner in sererctc cells was first tried out In acotnpi'chensive way in Philndelplni about 1830. The Monday morning quarterbacks may now break training until January 3 when Congress meets ngnin. The hero of this flcnerntion will not he Hitler or Chamberlain hut the fellow who figures out some wny to dance cheek to chock with n college gal in a hoop skirt. If Roosevelt wins the Nobel Peace Prize it will bo only ordinary courtesy if he shares it with Ferdinand the Bull. A science note which may be helpful to recent college graduates is thiil most leather gloves arc made or sheepskin. Public improve'm!ents being completed throughout the country cause hope the Indians may reconsider and take the country back when it is in shape again. ESCAPE Are you lotting business escape? Why not do what other alert buyers, sellers do—catch more of it with Hope Star Want Ads! It's a simple way to get more costuniers at little cost. You'll be more than satisfied with the results you get. Why not prove it for yourself! • Scud Your Classified Ad by Mail or Briny to. Hopi>. Star OUR BOARDINGHOUSE ... with. ..MAJOR HOPPLE OUT QUR WAY HAUNTED PER THIRTY YEA.RS-- AN 1 WE FIMP \TS NOTHIM 1 BUT BATS A-H1TTIM 1 THEIR WINGS AGIN J6RK.Y WIRES STRETCHED IN THE ATTIC? i NfeVER BELIEVED I WAS SUPERSTITIOUS--! CAN'T YET--BUT TH' GUN PROVES IT' COPB. 1918 Bt NCA SERVICE. INC. T. M. BtC. U. t. PAT. Of F THE UNBELIEVERS BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES OH, HO! NOW I KNOW VOU! VOU'RE- TH'CHAP I COLLIDED WITH WHEN I WAS IN MOO.' GLA.D T'SEE VUHJ C'MON UP AN 1 HAVE A BITE WITH US! SUPPOSIM AM-WHAT'S T'VOU? DETERMINED TO INVESTIGATE OOOLA'S NEW BOY FRIEND,, ALLEY OOP TAKES UP THE STRAN6ER'S TRAIL... By J. R. WILLIAMS ^O, w^^^ 'lr~ "\ 11 -."v"'^'"- \t\\s^~ HEROES ARE MADE -NIPT BORN Sympathetic Dudley By EDGAR MARTIN . ,. YOO •bW,C.»'P\K!><b YOO To ? Complications By V. T. HAMLIN WASH TUBES A Clew to Carioca's Fate -THAT IS,"AU."OF 'EM EXCEPT ON£ GUY TH ALLEY OOP/ MOOVIAN MYSELF? I THINK THEY'RE PRETTY GOOD \WE HAVE LOW6 SUSPECTED EET, \ FBAWS, 80T THEES PROVES it A nnei i •*•/•* ^«i tc^ * *%^» » •• ^* J JHE WATCH BEARS THt/ AH POOR VJMAE OF EMA.NUEI / FELLOW! CAP10CA. THE WAUS OF 1A 6UARDA, WHERE POLITICAL. EWEKMES OF THE P8ESIPEWT AEE TAKEW, A CROWD GATHER?. TO LOOK. AT A WATCH FOUMO THE BELLY OF A SHABK. HAPPEM TO THE EV»EIA\ES OF THE TVRANTi HE WAS ARRESTED TWO WIGHTS AGO.' SI,S\! THEV ARE FED TO THE FRECKLES ANPTirSFRIEN What's the Use? A FINE THINS / J HAVE TQ PACKAGES it> JUNE «- PRESENTS THAT HEEL, DUD WAN3LE / THAT IS ADDING INSULT Tb INSULT' WAYMAN HOUSE, BUT YOU CAN LEAVE THE PACKAGES HERE' WHERES JUNE COPB. 1936 BY NEA SERVICE, INC. T. M. DEC. U. S. PAT. OFF By ROY CRANE CTO you, SENoenA ^-r THE WATCH, r- C3r-7 ){ By MERRILL BLOSSER MYRA NORTH, SPECIAL NURSE SHE HAS A JOB SOMEWHERE, BUT I DONY KNOW WHAT KIND OF WORK IT IS ' Premeditated <%?\ OU3KT Tb BUY "^ , JUNE A NICE HEAVY IROW ANCHOR' — SOME PAY PONY 1fc SHOP IN KlNQSfT&N MAK.IN9 MB CV OVER FROM fUi VIPEBO, W ACE VILLAM FOR. GILDEta. . HAS VOLUKJ- TEERED TO AID MVEA Ik) HE&. IUVESTIGATIOM OF THE MYSTERIOUS ATTACKS OM THE GLAMOUE STUDIOS TODAY 7HEM -j THE: CA 'B/MGO'j He Quns> AH-HA! OUR OLD BEDWM BUS TUBWS OFF THE BOULE"I VAR.D.' WOT TOD CLOSE, PLEASE - HE MIGHT RECO6UI1E YOUR. CAB TELL ME, MISS MORTH' WHAT HAS THIS CHAP DOME TO WABRAWT YOUR SUSPICIOUS? irsr IT r i) PAEOOKl W/ FEAWKkJESS, ME. VIPEBO- BUT THERE ARE MAKIY PEOPLE IM THE STUDIO UMDEE. SUS- Piciou- INCLUDING By Ray Thompson and Charles Coll [ SAY/ WHAT'S BECOME OF V I THE BEOWU CAR.?.' YOU .—J I MUST HAVE MADE THE. I ^— tuOrhLIA. *ri(Btlf . ' BUT THAT'S MOT FAIE.J I ASSURE SOU BAD-MAU ROLES ARE COMFINEp .STRICTLY TO THE SCREE*' " jtfttttm ve, Ghicggo, HL W- lips brushed his. Theresas mois-1 have the patience to stick it out. \ 'THE END} | of "$6,999,361. 1 lorget 10 noies. out I nevci "I

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