Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon on March 21, 1936 · Page 10
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March 21, 1936

Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon · Page 10

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1 o Q O O y " ' 0 o . J v'. O::'- r O O o o oo o . 0 a "-ws - -- ::,;1:': x, I;." ' W'.' OLLKGE hoys and girl get along all right, but if etch could read the secret and critical Fireworks popped at Stanford University when the Stanford Dally printed at list of "pet peeves" Its men and women etudefits held against each other. Bob Jones of Oakland, Cal., left, edits the paper, and with Jane Dodge of Los Anfejles,' extreme right, conceived the notion of the survey to help students get along more amicably on dates. Second from left Is Virginia Parker of Pasadena, who has no dating problems heraklf (naturally), but contributed soma suggestions, anyway. Center is Wallace Brook of Helena, Mont., student body president, another sentrlbutor. Next Is e)ue Clarke, prominent soolally and a women's leaeatr, who thinks the survey may help out the critical situation. 3$rvay Md at Stanford Univeraify Lirt Soma of tfo Raaon Why Collaga Man Got "Griped" at Co-mds, and Vic-Vra. Difcuuion of Intimate and Critical Tnougnto of Both So Rvl Many Common Fault Because they can't take a hint not to call any mors. Because they expect ue to stay at home while they go out with other girle. Because they pay more attention to the other girl on a double date (eoliegiate for & party of two couple) . Because they ineiet upon calling us "babes," "kirti," etc. Because they have such a trite line of chatter. Because they delight in being deliberately tactless. Because they think they've rented us for the' evening when they take us out. Because they take too much for granted. Because their gasoline supply, unlike their "line," is insufficient to get home on. , Because they call up for dates on a half-hour notice and are disgruntled when we're unable to go out. Because they're always talking about their ex-girla or about that time they REALLY got drunk. And the crowning insult made by the co-eds, in view of the rivalry between Stanford and the University of California, waa: Because they don't dance as well as the boys from U. C. thoughts of the other, their date would be much hfppier. If Sally ftnew ho it lot on John's nervea when lite tang off-ey while they danced, the would Stop tola prtctice. And if John realise that it set Silly's-teeth on (Site hen he cgfll her "Bats?," he would Cffeipt another pet name. Unfortunately, tuch critieigms are seldom aired. Co-adggit up hglf the night telling ech other aRgt i ajrong with the boy friend's techniqut and mgn-nr, while in fraternity houwg aimllgr m:uline "bull M'Miona" re rglnf the fult of the girl ovr the coals. It remined for a smrt staff memlgr of the Stnford Daily to realize that there wS a definite 8'ial need for both scxc to come out in the ojftn with their "gripes." So he asked for contributiong) of criticisftis from the students. The result was iQitftzing! Almost every student had his or her oQrn idea of what was wrong ith the social conduct of the opposite sex. fcJERE are the leading reafj)n college men get "griped" at the co-eds: Because they daub lipstick in the middle of their ligk and leave the corners unpainted. Becaug! they invar&bly yell, "O-o-oh, I can't ride in the rumble W-at. I'll get my hair all mussed." Because they sing off-key while dancih Becautfe they giggle when they're not supposed to and remain blank-faced when we tell a good joke. Becautft they're always fishing for compliments. Because they gush. Becautje tbygy never have definite answer. Becauw they try to affect an Eastern accent or a Southern drawl, and consequently sound like a backwoodsman. Because they always manage to get immovable lipstick on our Palm Betch suit. Because they pretend to be ao helpless when everyone knows they're hollering for equal right. Because straight "A" themaclves, they muat salt us about our grades. Because they delight in running with other fellows. THE co-eds were none the lea frank in telling what they thought of the boys. Here's Why they're "griped": Because they can't hold their liquor. ' "Consider the Philosophy of Prospsrtor," Is Famous Reno Preacher's Advice Happy Because He Looks For "Big Strike" Instead of Worry ing About Things He Hasn't o o ! i. o o o o o o o oi o i i it n JJrewster Adams, for 25 years the spiritual leader of Reno. Nevada, knows people their faults, good points, weaknesses and strength. Out of the storehouse of his m0riory, he wrlSi these human, Interesting stories, re-f)lete with aneoriotes, for roatWrt of this m,i-izlne. Make reading grewster Adams' artlolfn In Five Star Weekly a regular habit. Editor. G By BESTb ADfcMS Kor 29 YcHiCRo'a Hptti Proaehcr imbibe for a parson so he solved it by calling them up and saying, "Boys! I'm buying the drinks, hoping you'll remember my friend the Reverend. I'm taking root beer. What's'yours?" It became a joke in the old camp. I got a good vote for the word went around: "The Reverend must be a hell of a good preacher when he can get old Bill to take a soft drink." Bill, however, hoped I would never run again. forty years ago. That's the way I like 'em plenty of filling between the foot and the hanging walls." FRIENDSHIP? Can you find a purer proof than old Bill Webster trying to "do politics" for me down in southern Nevada. He was terribly handicapped, as I was a preacher running for th? U. S. Senate. The only influence in that camp was to buy drinks. Bill realized that it did not look just right to a man needs two things a a cheerful way of looking at T) LIVE happily, good friend und life. This West ync the Camera Caught It! One of a Series of the World's Most Unusual Nw Photograph of ours developed a man who is unique the likes of ( i P : "Doc! I ain't got the water out of my system yet." Greater friendship hath no man ! BUT it is his philosophy which intrigues me. He O has a way of looking at things which gives him the most unruffled, unworried and unanxious disposition I have ever met. Shecpherdere go crsiy. Our asylum is filled with them. They live alone is the explanation given. Then why not the prospectors? His life is even more solitary. No camp-tender visits him. No dogs surround him. His only accompaniment is the bray of the burro, which ought to drive him crasy. The trouble with the sheepherder is that he is all the time counting his sheep. I think that is the affliction a lot of other folks suffer which makes life s constant distraction. The hospitals are filled with cases of "nerves." I haven't a good name like psychopathist, so I can't charge a fee, but I do call on a lot of them. Down deep I am sure that most of their troubles are "due to just counting sheep. They worry about what they have and what they have not; about what they have kwt and what is scattered, what has wandered away, and how many they will have tomorrow, what might happen to what remains and where art the strayed, the lost and the stolen. All of which meana worry, anxiety and fearp Trie prospector never 'worries about losst He is too intent on kvkpinc possibilities. Those little veins and stringers are so filled with promise that h st are minds the iard tock. Actus) nfcuiowiohv fo lif-has! ' W hats on pnmwcxe who V MM a yet ,, still succwafuJy works hsr sImm. A blow of his pick set off an unexpired stick of dynamite and blasted his sight He would not quit. So his friends rflfcfwinp frtr him ftvttm Via jnu: . , . . - whom, for friendship and homely philosophy, the world has never seen. It is the Prospector the old fellow who goes wandering over tho hill looking for treasure. It will cost you something to know him, for he will lure you with his drean& but you -would be poor indeed if you had not tjhnred them. He is different fin other borrowers. He doesn't "take you in"; Brew Ate Adams ht "lets you in." That's different. One is creating un obligation, the other is sharing an opportunity His risks haven't even the element of chance that a good risk ought to have. It's like one of our gamblers who objected tai-the licensing of his machine as a game of chance. "There ain't no chance to it." ts -ndship goes down to bedrock. Whenever hetocaies a claimhe writes your name on a little piece of papijuitfl into tobacco can and pluQs it in the litYrf cairn of rocks which marks his monument of discovery. Fifty-fifty, it Is. A million iigalnst a few beans. Only he gets the beans. UJ As o f ' a i V it i fill i , V vs sPU r i 1 jV' ) i lUU - ;L' , "v- L j i .... .. . , ry(rfr fS3 Os'4N OeseOinquishiO-oiii'iataiit in a duel foaio.ht several years agoin FranceC) 2$&g$"C$P&C230f&' M""b.(25rty shovjnf 6 O . o O "" "o muni io nis worKingkV His fingers follow the outcrop with uncanny "touch. And he is happier, thoueh blind, than mml of us who have eyes.Jbut cannot find the treasures C of life. Vnn iimt can't turn IrHi awav. The other dav n " it- r'r""" uvuow mat me IB a EariVJt wife took him into theSnchen and trave him IfWf iu uicraw, oonieuung mat nevejjjoses its fae pie which I thought to salvage fourO3 ""O "Ladv! That's a goopie c.lHm,:$ o Joe. "That's the Ut0TjJ',(f! siQJKSS PAGE TWO o o

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