Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon on April 18, 1936 · Page 15
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April 18, 1936

Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon · Page 15

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Chapter 2 of the New Serial for Young Readers, "Eyes For The Dark" Dwarf Carpeting Plants Aid Decorative Effect of Paths bumped his head a good wallop. He didn't punish me, of course, so I wasn't afraid of him. I understood about the differences in our heights pretty soon, and we didn't get Frank bruised very often after that. Next I learned the words "Forward," "Right," "Left," and what ; they meant These commands came in very handy when we were out on the street, and Frank wanted to go to some certain part, of the city. I'd lead him to the edge of the curb and then wait. Frank would feel for the step down, and then he'd say "Forward," and away we would go. We studied hard all day, and then, when "school" was out, I'd join the other dogs In the big yard and we'd have a romp. If I'd done pretty well, I always got some special little treat for a reward. Naturally, I worked for that, too. But most of all, as the other kids in my class used to say, It was Interesting and not exactly work after all. We wanted a master or a mistress who would reward us for our care of them with the greatest reward any dog can have . . . affection and trust. Sometimes Frank would give me very hard problems to solve. I'd be leading him along the walk, and we'd come to a driveway where a car was left across the sidewalk. When we got to the car, I'd stop, naturally, and wait for orders. Frank would say "Forward." Well, I knew well enough I couldn't hop over the car and take Frank with me. At first, I didn't know what to do. Then I thought of the sensible thing to do (all we Shepherds try to be sensible). I'd go right, then left, then left, THEN forward. Thus I learned another lesson . . . how to use my natural "dog sense." After three months of school, I passed the final test and was ready to meet my new charge. Was I excited? It's a pretty important thing in a dog's life when he is given over to the person with whom he is to spend the rest of his life. I thought about that a good deal. What kind of a master would he be ? Or would it be a woman ? Would we travel on the train . . . or possibly a ship like the one that brought my mother to America? Then, finally, the big day came! (Continued next week.) led him about. At first I made a low porch. We studied all day. By Cecil Solly PAVED paths have a charm of their own, but the decorative effect is considerably improved if plants are grown in the crevices. The stone should be embedded in a three-quarter-inch layer of sandy loam, in order that the roots have a good medium in which to spread. The stock may be raised from seed or a supply of plants obtained from a nurseryman. When planting Is done, do not disturb the fine roots unduly; they should be pressed firmly into position and given a good watering. For small stretches of paving the dwarf carpeting plants are most suitable, and of these Are-naria Balaorica is one of the best. It grows well In the shade, spreads rapidly in a suitable situation, and boars tiny white, star-like flowers freely from April until June. Acaena Buchananl is a vigor ' .,- name covered his eyes, and I led him about. At first, I made all kinds of mistakes, like walking under a low porch that was plenty high enough for me, but not for Frank, who, poor fellow, r. as feintf . frEfi OUTER Cellophane jpaig hhots x: c&GZfk i ; f 0 P . C .--;. jCMA INNER Cellophane JACKET fj A "1 ?jt P t from h op JACKET ; . f yfaSil,S"c- 7 I This ia the atory of a Seeiug-Bi'e dog, one of the noblest uni-mala of att the world, whoae intelligence and kindlineas wina for them the responsible position of being the eyea of the blind. In the firat chapter, the little Shepherd fella about her puppy days. She teams from her mother that there ia a chance she will someday play a great role in the life of a human being. What dog would want moret Copter 2 SINCE I yas lucky enough to be chosen for a Seeing -Eye dog, my education started when I was about 15 months old. I tried my best to make the right impression on my trainer. You see, there were traditions in our family that I wanted to live up to. Mother told me we had an uncle who made a great name for himself as a state police patrol dog on the Swiss national border. He was in the service of the Customs. THERE was an uncle to be proud ofl ' The young man who was my trainer had studied long and hard to be able to undertake this work, so I wanted to work hard, too. I went to "school" every day and though my teacher was not FROM down the San Joaquin comes a letter. "I have just road 'Wheels'," it says, "and I am seeing , . . the terraced walls of Old Taos with long ladder poles against the blue sky like lances behind battlcmented ancient forts, and wisps of smoke trailing lazily against coral clouds ... I hear the throb of drums at the evening hour as the sun glints for a last brief moment against the rampart of mountains and slips into the bosom of night. CENTURIES OLD rock stairways lead to the bare cap of Walpi, where stands the ancient Hopi village apart from our world of noise and strife, within a world of silence and age nnd peace, a place where miles are meaningless and time unknown, where an eternal 'now' becomes embraced in one changeless enfoldment with the past and present and ages yet to come . . . and all this within a few hours of trans-Pacific ships, within echo range of the roaring of railway wheels, beneath the shadow of t'-ans-contincntal planes. . I, TOO, HEAR the hum of wheels . . . and then silence . . . and vastness . . . and timelessness. I hear the soft tread of moccasined feet along timeless trails into a timeless life . . . and I wonder about the meaning of our cluttered life!" DAVID C. PETERS wrote those words. He's a silvery-haired gentleman with 30 - odd years of experience in the pulpit behind him. I like to tell him he's "reformed," for now he's in the lumber business. He's rambled to most places that are worth the rambling in this world of ours; he's done more things than most of us have done. He knew well Kidney! rs must Clean Out Acids I he oniy way your body can clean out Acid am i9odou watr from your Moral is through u million iny, delicate Kidney tut or filtrra. but beware o( -heap, drastic, irntalins drujza. If functional Kidney or Hiadder disorders make you suffer from CjetUnK I'p Nubia. .Nenrouaneas. Lex rains. Backache. Circle t nder Eyes. Ousinesa, llheumatie Pains. Aridity. Burma. Smarting or ItchinjL don't take chances Get the Doctor's guaranteed preemption called Oysaei Mas-Tea). Works fail, safe and sore. In 48 hours it must brum new vitality, and ia guaranteed to do the work in one week or money back on return of empty package Cystex costs only 3e a dose fit drucaata and the tisarantee protects yon Ada. ECZEMA A I no called Tetter, Salt Rheum, Pruritus, MilkCruat, Water Poison, Weepinf Skin, etc. 17 DCC TDI At Dwt twileet it! Don't invent. rftLL lIlALTrytrek0rnTtMtofitnil1. Mottiinc. xuaranterH treatment. a! dr., for 30 yeart )t. .--en rmm Isena uierem their "Fir Real Niaht'i Rt " Wni trta sr-l iniMn Aiidmw DR. CANNADAV. Edema Spwialitt 245 Park Square. SEDAUA, MO. Rons START BACKYARD Big profit poMibi li ne ! Breeder lays 10.- 000 ecus yearly. Frogs sell up to 5 dozen. An climate uit- tbt. Costs little to bee.tr). Market waitinc 1. all itj ran. Write for FRKE frog book today. AMERICAN FROG CANNING CO. (Dept. 104-D) New Orleans, La. OldLegTrouble HEALE0 WHILE WORKING arastna from VARK ifcE VEINS. SWrXUNG. MILE UXi r Injuries cavw tlrhiral. aw rash aM waw t oH a- t, ataartoarowuouuaforsFRCEBOOK. I 3tr.y ous plant, producing; a carpet of pretty fern-like foliage. The creeping Thymes are beautiful. Thymus Lanugtnosua, with Its gray foliage, and Thymus Coed-neus, with crimson flowers, ars two of the best The tiny Mentha Requlenl should be buriaded oa account of its fragrant foliage and delicate blue ftowors. Cala-mintha Alplna is usoful for the profusion of violet flowers it produces in late summer. CLASSIFIED FILMS DEVELOPED Ralls DssvsslArMaH T Heaulilul Dott sional Knlanrementa ami 8 ruaranleed Newr Fad. Perfect Tana Crints. 2Ae coin. BAYS PHOTO SERVICE, La Croat. Wisconsin MANUSCRIPTS WANTED WANTED: ORIGINAL POEMS, SONQS. MMM rubliahers. DeiiL AK, Sluiilo Hide. 1'oclland, Ura, r a p. Lariiiua rja Ik. My teacher covered his eyes and I many mistakes, like walking under a blind man himself, he pretended to be so I would learn the things I would need most to know about taking care of a person who was really blind. My teacher Frank was his the last queen of Hawaii before those isles became part of Amer ica; he has letters from notables from the far ends of the earth. He's really a very swell guy despite the fact I happen to be his son which is one of the reasons I transcribe his letter. Another is it was worth transcribing. He pictures one of those spots of the West that lure the Rolling Wheels. MANY YEARS BACK it was he who took me into Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains, and along the calm waters of the Puget Sound. We've wandered through the pines of Oregon, where stillness reigns, andwatched the sunrises over the Sierras and Colorado's Rockies sometimes felt the friendly winter warmth of Western deserts on winter days. It was from him I caught tho wanderlust, and from his wife my mother that I learned how to look for the beauty in nature. IT'S WORTH LOOKING for, incidentally. In this age of business we scurry along without even seeing the sunsets and sunrises. That mildly insane man who stops to take a picture draws curious glances. And an artist . . .! Did you ever see the surprised crowd that looks over his or her shoulder and wonders "how one gets that way?" THERE'S ONE WAY to be certain of catching this brand of insanity. It's to forget business for a time, put the humming wheels beneath one, and hie off to the far places where telephones and alarm clocks are unfamiliar. I envy Claudia Cranston, wan dering authoress. She dropped in the other day to get some tips on tropical photography. "I'm going," she said, "to the Orient, and maybe Sumatra, Bali. Java and wherever else the mood strikes me. I'll . :. . be seeing you!" No phones will bother her for awhile, not while the wheels turn on. PANAMA TARPON ONE of the finest fishing spots In the world is at the Gatun spillway upon the Chagres River in Panama. A club-house is provided for anglers, with modern accommodations. The tarpon are drawn to the place by the fish food which comes because of the damming of the river and the creation of the great freshwater lake. Fishermen find live bait the best, and occasionally use a dark-colored fly with good results. An angler's rod should be of steel, for the task is not to hook one of the great Silver King tarpons, but to land them. They leap about in abundance, and bite readily many of them weighing up to 100 pounds. ALASKA'S SITKA SITKA ia one of the cities of the far northland attracting visitors this season. Located on an island, surrounded by myriads of other islands, this old city goes back to the rule of Russia in Alaska before the United States bought the vast territory for $7,- - 000 - Old Russian blocWjiouses still stJUadVaj does Its cathedral, immmmtm w . v rs n . a mm mttxm&im 2 Jackets of Cellophane seal-in the FRESHNESS of the Prize Crop Tobaccos in "Double-Mellon Old Golds offer as made to smokers since Oct. 6, 1935 TAKE a (porting chance on a pack of Double-Mellow Old Golds. Smoke 10 oi the cigarettes. If you don't say they're the finest you've ever tasted . . . mail the package wrapper and the remaining 10 cigarettes to us, at any time before May 1st, 1936, and we'll send you double the price you paid for the full package, plus pottage. factory and grabbing off a pocket-ful of "smokes"! Look at the package! That double jacket of Colophons dew the trick. Seals -ia that double mellow goodness! Regardless of heat,humidity,dampness,dryness, oT)any other climatic condition. Man! You can't know the full enjoyment of fine tobacco until you've smoked it factory-fresh! fas LhOU-MeUm) Old Golds yen get aoot only prize atop to-bacc . . . Kt you get it in thct "pink.' like walking right up to the cigarette maches at the Established 1760 US W..t 40th StrMt, Nw York City o o 0 o i PACE SSVEN-B

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