The Bakersfield Californian from Bakersfield, California on January 31, 1933 · Page 14
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Bakersfield, California
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Tuesday, January 31, 1933
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." •,:--'/-"^ - ~n. '- r '"- ^••v-v:/- • i**v^tfN*rfV..rp^>.A/=32v*'<. ••. ••*•<•• •''?•&•.-h?••';:.>?:;&:*$&*£$$•&• ', '• ' " l ' ' - J '\- '"•-,*'-• • ;-• .r --- -~- Vl ' ''•'*'? -, '*''- ; \ '• - v*A • v ' • ' *- -V • * • M - >: • -• , '. i ' . : '. T , - n . . . • - . . * , \ 4 t V , . - X , , * - i ' - i - v i \ t* '.''.>'-" i j. ; i - .* , . - - • .- _ • - . • i 's L > ._* • * TUESDAY, JANUARY 31, 1933 •v ;-%*-, ,, rt -'^ '+•. i - '' *• ' * .*»• if . • . > ,> "^ffc frr \ • * 'L* ' ' '^ ' ' h ^^."^ 4 *' . .j . r J • . - , v>i •' Californium Issued Kvery IQvcnlnK Except Sunday In Bakerfefleld, Kern County, California recipient of a loan of some millions of dollars, and lhe .money was Utilized to pay its loans to certain New York batiks. Now the Rntorocl in prmt office at Bakersfleld, California, as second I snilio rnrnnnilinrt Itiiu nnrtlinrl f«« nn A*M: nmirmtti-ter under tho AOL of Congress March 3, 1871U . R ' ^°JpOlUUO11 H8& .appllCU .IOV On aUUl- MTMBEV^F~THE™^^ lionnl 'o fln wliicli has causccj> Sena lor The Aewooliited .Press IK exclusively entitled to tho line CoilZfrlS of Mirhirmii In ntt' 'for publication of all news dlspntches credited t.o it GP | *•'"«*<-»» «* ivilUUgun IO On not otherwlftn-credited In this paper, and tilno tho local news published therein. i^^n^ri^.soT^S or'the umt 0 <i pre M lsl nulhorij!cd b >' Congress. MIO Pulled .VPWB nnd receives tho complete leased wire fccrvlee of both. * f- forbid further Joans lo railroads unless -a resolution to. TEN YEARS AGO (Tho CaUforaJflfi.. thl* rtito, 1P23) Joseph Kudllck Is credited with hav- TJ -it • T . i lns: mado fiiany fine innovations here H will he agreed I ha I lhe business of <*'"''"«• '»'« ss years as a leading tightening the purse strings, insofar as lhe|° we«dani«s° °T\' F. Burko, w oy d •,'." ^11 < i ; f • i silvered by -*^ onci two, | Reconstruction Finance Corporation is con-|g|^ By mall In postal sones four to eight, per month. 85c cei'licd, Otlgllt to have ' had attention ago. It is conceded now that a I best I lie government will |ni1 rt. I arrangements oldurea dnnue. eson have charge of lhe Los Balla- Bounty Is rubbing a frost-bitten ffcr a very considerabler°The°^Sd ship "Bakersfteid," of Mie NOBODY AT HOME I loss based upon the loans already made, an dl« dmIrfl Jh Orle?ltnl 1!ne W|U ^n between « ... i .,, . n .11 t, , U'uget Sound and the orient. ™< «n«ro »h An ri r«« 41, i IM lt J ° SS AVlM f£l11 U P° n tlle 'Htrdly Used taX-l P°^or C. W. Kellogg, local Veal es- A\IT news ahead for the people oi| payers of the nation. ' r~- to - ma "- plans ta «sM<vwe Mount thc stale of California, or rather cheer- More and more people arc reaching Breckertrtdge. !-.„ MII * .*. , f IMV/JH.; uiiii niu/i u i^ijui^ic lire rpiimiiiD' 11101* -%^ '"•» r a suit of clothes from less news. TllC treasury AV 11 -be emntv bv l" • 11 . ,i , , , CIIJ "« .1*- , Ar - Jameson a homo on first street iho nnr! nf Ilin fUnnl v«o^ ™A ' l .• Conclusion that UlC open handed method Of * nd ty° « ult » of dothlng from P, J. . thc end of thc fiscal year, and in addition to rclicving prlvale bufl|nc8g flt , hc o f SS5S". home M wel1 " tt fHVorite being empty, the state will owe the tidy sum of $9,500,000. A corporation or a mcrcan- pc thc public treasury may not in the end be as lile firm facing a like situation, would file u as its sponsors hoped. Credit is TWENTY YEARS AQO (Tfic Cut (Corn tun, (Ufk.'tfafo. join) Irtilfe. in i,,voh,n ln ry, bul .tel^'"' "* '" C ln ' nS " Cli °" " •"-""".I^A^mWPSKt'Sra 1 : slate cannot do that. h Those who nave claims against California, with nil of its billions of wealth, instead of receiving cash I always there must be repayment, and many beneficiaries of (he loans of the past six months may not Jind their situation s:^™—'- ?-«> ™p-i*:!Xiz;z;:' w " cn 1 " cy - co " ie lo raeel plies, will register their warrants. In other words, the state time in thc future. promise to pay some anc j Railroads have borrowed $272,000,000, so far the repayments are but $11,- t there is something disconcerting even in that promise because the keeping of it makes necessary some new method of financing, and thc owners of real property, who are so hardly pressed now by the demands of local government, will feel some concern over lhe expression of the head of the Assembly Ways and Means committee, when he said: "Every property owner in the state might as well get ready for ad valorem Inxes. because the sad news will be conveyed to them in their December tax bills." It is not that the owing of $9,500,000 offers an insuperable obstacle lo financing the slate, but thc expenses of government have reached such an alarming figure that we shall owe $60,000,000 more in (he two-year period unless plans are formulated for the raising of additional revenue, or the cost of government is correspondingly reduced. The Legislature, which took a recess the other day, did not do anything about all this. Members introduced 3476 bills and then adjourned without taking a single step in behalf of a financial program looking to the wiping out of the deficit and balancing thc budge L And of such is government in this Or is this a year of 700,000. It is significant that of the more than a quarter of a billion dollars borrowed by (he railroads, $150,000,000 went to redeem bonds and pay the interest thereon, and 38 millions were turned into the banks lo pay obligations there. In other words, money owing to holders of bonds and to banks is now owed lo Uncle Sam, and but little of the money loaned to thc railways went to supply needed employment. Altogether, we are reaching the conclusion that there is a good deal amiss with the plans formulated for thc conduct of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation, particularly when we recall that despite the millions loaned nearly 1500 banks failed during the past year. day in PorlervIHe'. next Proponents of plun.vfor a :local Y. M. C. A. \vQl nie^t here to consider Plans this coming; Sunday. Mr. nnd Mrs. n, ,A. IHemlnr jvlll attend the golden wedding anniversary of Mr. Fleming's parents. Mr. and Mrs.-C. U Taylor, of Truxtun avenue'are entertaining, friends from Columbus, Ohio.' THIRTY YEARS (The California)!. he butchers feel defeating the retail • a ball game Sunday. The '.b'^Ji<rs recently took a "trlmmlnc-" nt tit'*- IninHct ^t *v»«, took a teamsters. mming" at Irands of the — —~ 1 AV. E. Dowllng has gone to the Sunset fields for a fjew days. The Bakersfleld Club will honor Truxtun Beale with a banquet, which will also be official for the city. J. R. BrlgKs from Fresno Is here on a business trip. M. C. Jones has resigned his position with the Associated Oil Company and will move to San Gabriel. Mr*, nnd Mrs. L. E. Nelson entertained frlonds nt cards last night. BEGIN HERE TODAY Shayne, re, whoie parent! Wers well known vaudeville enUrtalnert, U • dftneer. After weeks out of R Job the U hind to substitute for Daliy Glea»n, another tftnoer. who h« iprafned her ankle. While reheanlni at Jo« Paris' tono shop she meets Dlek Stanley and Trevor Lane, both rich. Dltk Is much Attracted by 8he)f a and urnei Lan» to Include her In the program of entertainment at a party he Is ilvlni. Sheila decline* to come but later accept*. At the party she meets Our don Mandrake. well known producer. She eees Dick frequently after that. Daisy returns to the show and Sheila aialn hunts a Job. Then Mandrake offers her a part In a new pUy. Rehearsals beain at tnc«. Sheila beesmts friendly with JlmBlaina, one of the principals In the play. They to to Atlantic City fer Ihs tryout week. The newspapers uncover the fact that* Jim Is the son of a wealthy family and has tone on the staie in opposition to his'father's wishes. Crltloi ffvo sheila more praise than Marlon Randolph, the star. Sheila reaches the theater Just In time to hear Mlts Randolph demanding that Sheila be discharged. NOW GO ON WITH THE STORY L CHAPTER. XV Jim and Sheila stood motionless. Then for tho first time Jim showed that his feellngr for the girl was more than casual interest. His hand closed over hers protectively. She nodded? smiling gratefully. "I tell you," Marlon Randolph was insisting, "either Shayne leaves this show or T do! Why she used every trick in the trade to steal my scenes. You think «he can dance/ do you? Do you call that danclnff? ' All right—T meant what I said!- Either she goes or I go!" Mike broke in then, "Now listen, Miss Randolph, you're excited. Just because a small town critic shows how little he knows you don't want to'let It bother you. Walt until we get to Broadway! What do they know about a real performance here anyway? They—" Miss Randolph was jiot to bo mollified. "The trouble Is," she went on as though Mike had not spoken, "her part Is too good. Now I'll tell you what you can do. Put Shayne out nnd cut tho pnrt for whoever takes It. Then I'll stny!" "We'll talk It over later, Miss Randolph," interrupted the production manager smoothly. "It's Just as Mike said, though. Shayne Is all right but you're so much better! Tou want a .j- company, , don't you? Why, you're the beat Uttle leading lady on the boards right how. Shayne nor anyone else can't t&uch you—'i "You won't find-halt a dozen singers who can reach that top note In 'Happy Days,' either!" Mls»? Randolph stild warofngly. , "We don't need half a dozen." "N6? I mean thero aren't half a dozen—and those thero are, are all signed. You don't need Shayne" in this show and that's flat Or. If you do need her then you don't need me! I don't care whether'.or-not I have this Job. Half a dbzen producers are waiting to sign *ne up and you know It! 1 ' Mike's tone changed. "But listen, Randolph, this Shnyne Is a good kid. She can dunce. She hns the looks. The old man—" "What's that about the old man?" demanded the leading lady viciously. Then without waiting for an answer went on. "That's a good one! That's great! Well, you tell the old man for me," her eyes flashed, "that he can let one of us go. And I don't care which!" • » • r Mike considered. "Maybe he won't either, Miss Randolph. Who knows?" "I know!" The actress' voice broke hysterically and the flood loosened In deep, wrenching sobs. . "Better not let her .get exclttfd," Mike whispered nervously, Ignoring the obvious fact that It had been ho who had caused the outbreak. He stepped toward her and placed a pudgy hand on her heaving shoulder.. "Now see here," he said uncertainly. "You're being foolish to think even for a moment that Shayne can overshadow you. What would the folks on Broadway say If they could hear you?" He laughed—but tho sound was feeble. Over ( Miss Randolph's curly, blondlned hea& his eyes sought those of the production manager's In mute appeal. "Imagine you being jealous of Shayne! That's a hot one! at the leading man we found for you—straight from the four hundred, I suppose you read that In the morning paper? Not many girls can play love scenes with one of those boys every night!" Outside in the wings Sheila's eyes sought-Jim's and flickered In humor- obs sympathy. ** , ' "Can you Imagine that!" Jim whispered, pressing 'her hand encourag- NEWS BEHIND THE NEWS v r of grace, 1933,, grace? RANDOM NOTES All of us are subject to periods of discouragement over the economic situation, and all of us devote some lime to speculation as to when we shall again enjoy better times. But in the midst of the discouragement, and between periods of speculation as to thc future, it happens that every now and then figures are given publicity which ought to create some hopefulness, if they do not. WASHINGTON By PAUL MALLON UTLOOK—President Hoover's personal business chart shows we are about holding our own in the fight against depression. Fault-proof figures furnished him by his experts suggest a generally stable level has been followed the past flvo " -^ _ -r > - n —. »n — • ^» m^ M • • X-4 fl W VV V ^J B-^ ^ cember was about the same as No- months. Final figures Indicate Dew vember. Estimates for January Indicate the December level has been maintained to date. These figures contain no hint of a decisive trend one way or another In the Immediate future. Outside the chart commodity prices have shown some recent decline, U will amount to about one point tn December and two In January. An increase In bank nnd business failures also in suggested. That Is due 1 DON'T GO, BUT HERE'S YOUR HAT F IS a good thing for some of our communistic friends, who find it desirable to wage continuous warfare on the government of thc United States, that they do not live within the Moscow sphere of influence. In a long distance way the Soviet regime appeals to them as one calculated to meet the needs of the common man. ut late developments disclose that the common man is just out of luck in Russia unless he is willing supinely to accept the'policies of the Soviet leaders. In the great agricultural regions there is opposition to the decree of Dictator Stalin in connection with Spring planting. Opposition in this country to government policies calls for no reprisal, but in Russia, the death penalty has been decreed for those who stand in the way of the consummation of the plqns of the Soviet heads. Not only does death face opponents of the governmental regime, but expulsion for lazy and apathetic peasants is the order of the day. Which rule, it is submitted, would be lough on some of our communistic friends here in the United States. A special commission of six has been appointed with all authoritative rights "to conduct lhe campaign against the peasants, and enjoining the severest repression of all hostile forces." Already many thousands of families have been removed from their jialive villages lo other parts of the Soviet Union, nnd the stronger measures now being formulated are designed to "smash thc class ted Press *• -| 'IT *~^ ***^" *« «v«t*feC4JipCU. 1 UtLL 10 UUU UH £Ui V instance, mere is Kern Counlv's guso- to certain *>&& spots in certain locaii- 1 * 1^*110 ••% * ** i tlCS» me bill. Surprisingly enough during the past year the stupendous sum of $5,259,034.58 was expended, very largely to keep thfe population's fleet of automobiles motion. It is an unbelievable figure, and more unbelievable still when we consider m Automobile production is still up. Steel is see-sawing. Oil and electrical power consumption are up. Balanced with offsets that means industrial production will be shown to have been about the same for January as December. That Is the key figure. V—This inflation business is ng- around Inside now to a of whether the en thus' that there are around 80,000 people in Kerni^in"Ko'heid down long enough to let , *u. Conservatives work out a compro- Is the purpose behind the - • • — — ^^ *** * nnty, and that (he expenditure, reduced ._ . . n nor r>miifn Kiicie mn»r^ il,«4 u i n speed being applied to the Harrison a pel Caplia DUSKS, means mat the COSt Of hearings In the Senate. gasoline for each man, woman and child in the county was around $65.60. Reduced lo volume for transportation and industry, the county -burned up 36,269,204 gallons of gasoline, and beside thai, 403,000 gallons of distillate, 760,000 gallons of kerosene, 702,000 gallons of motor oil, 463,000 gallons of industrial oil and over 1,000,000 pounds of grease. Aside from the five and a quarter million invested in gasoline, the aggregate bill for distillate, oil, etc., was $600,000 more. Which means, again reduced to a per capita basis, about $7.50 per person, for Kern County, making a, total bill per capita for gas, oil, grease, etc., of about $73.10. We have lo have the official figures presented to us to convince us that Kern County, in a period of depression such as it is now experiencing, could have a fuel bill amounting (o practically $6,000,000 and representing u per capita cost oiV $73.10. Poor? Of course we are poor. Bul ad- milting il, how do we reconcile thc fact with thc above figures? enemies without pity.'* An A dispatch from Moscow suggests lhat "Ihei The technocrats may be interested in the fuel that the horse and the mule are coming into their own again, thousands of them now finding a ready market throughout the AVest and South. And perhaps from an economic viewpoint that would not be so bad. The. House crowd is hot on the path for easy money. That does not apply to tho leaders. They are being held in check by Mr. Roosevelt. Tt does apply to tho boys who have been conducting- the House bunking and currency committee hearings. They will so for nearly anything that lookH green. Unchecked they could swing a majority of the House. You can bank on It that they will be checked. Phc Senate conservatives have but less ferociously . . . One thing about Long is that he does not care what he says about anyone or what anyone says about him. slightly overplayed their hand. The Harrison hearing's were entrusted to a nub-committee of three — David Reed, Hiram Blngham and Pat Harrison. There are no two more conservative men anywhere than Reed and Biner- hain. Their appointment naturally created a suspicion that all was not right with tho setup. Tt suggested no consideration would be given tho inflation subject. If that Is the purpose It will not be successful. The pressure for action is too strong. Something must be done to meet it.. The Roosevelt view has been out- Unpd on the n, t. to Congressional authorities by those able to speak for him. He Is not satisfied with any of the Inflationary moves yet proposer! In Congress. He would not mind In- flatinn particularly if some satisfactory scheme could be devised. Tho way to get Inflation, of course, Is to pass some innocuous amendment giving: thw treasury broad powers. Denials should bo made that inflation Is even remotely In contemplation. Then let tho secretary of treasury control the levers on currency without lotting anyone know more about it than NEW YORK By JAMES McMULLIN R AIbS—The government's Intervention In the Seaboard Air Line receivership Is taken hero as a significant step toward direct government ownership of railroads. The Seaboard's debt to the treasury dates back more than ten years. The government—by exercising ita rights as a creditor—is setting a big precedent with respect to R. F. C. maturities In the next three years. There are no less than 24 railroads in hook to the R. F. C. for more than a million dollars apiece. At lea«t half of them are likely to default unless the R. F. C. continues its generosity— which now seems unlikely. The word has been passed that the government intends to enforce its rights to the limit. t It in an open secret that incoming federal powers are out of sympathy with tho management policies of several important debtor railroads. This menns that some striking shifts In executive personnel are In order. Also government intervention will put a curb on the expensive protective committee racket. The 1. C. C. Is trying to hedge out of a decision on lower passenger fares by passing the buck to the roads themselves. Last year's freight rate decree failed to work nut ns expected and the commission wishes to duck further criticism. This means that the 3Vi cents a mile rate Is apt to stick. The hope that changes lu tho bankruptcy laws will be pushed* through Congress soon Is happy news to the financial district. Tou -will see some snappy reorganization jobs on a two- thirds consent basis. Great Northern —which is not in debt to the R. F. C. —will probably be early in line. Prospects for passage of the bankruptcy law Induced quiet buying of certain rail securities; Some roads will be juicy plums In the hands of skillful reorganizers. TNFLATION—Opponents of inflation X are working on plans for a publicity campaign directed at savings bank depositors and insurance policy holders. The Idea Is to put It strong to these creditor classes that It is their dollars which will be devalued. They hope to arouse enough public sentiment to kill off anything drastic. G OLD—Wall Street bondholders are checking up the gold clauses In their holdings carefully. All federal bonds, about half the outstanding state and municipal Issues, and most of the later Industrial and rail Issues are payable "In dollars at the present standard of weight and fineness." Bonds without this clause will likely suffer a sinking spell before long. There is little evidence of gold hoarding. The United States could easily follow Colombia's example. In that country It Is now a criminal offence to accept payment In gold coins. C ANADA—Important leaders of the Democratic party In New York believe that the policies of the past four years have been such as to alienate Canada. Friends of the President- elect think he will seek to correct this situation, as Canada with proper tariff adjustments might readily become again one of our best customers as It was In the past. (Ctpyrdht MeClure Newspaper Syndlcttrf) By DR. FRANK McCOY EVEN DOCTORS ARE HUMAN You will get It that way, if In no other. II lesson Ihql will now he taught will suffice* for llio res I of the country, and thai there will he an end of confusion brought ubout hy opposition lo the governmental plan," l n hus Iho "cause of rural social relations will liuve been won in the coining year." What we wonder would our communist agitators say lo lhal method of dealing with those who seek to hamstring this, government? And if they approve of it, why not make Russia the place of their abode. * ARMONY—Fnderal authorities in- i-filfit that everything about tho ]*ong tax PIIHR has been transferred to New Or)e:iMB. At about thn saina time Tx>ng and his MiiMiifpH kilned and made up In the Senate*. Believe It or not Senator Carter LJUiss was soon with hi.s nrm around l»pg's neck laughing- at a Long joke. It may have been hard to do but he clld It. i IK nothing to Indicate that Mr. drought them together for the HukH of party harmony, hut tho reronclllat Ion came UuoHovelt left. after Mr. Kern provided, through taxation, for a relief fund of some $125,000 to care for the unemployed during (his fiscal year. It develops now that the amount will not be sufficient and that additional money must be secured from some source. Just how TIGHTENING THE PURSE STRINGS ! much more has not been estimated, byt obviously the total amount will be small indeed compared with thc gasoline bill of 80,000 people who make up the population : TN THE earlier days of (he life of the Re; A construction Finance Corporation the ' « • —*- -— i — •— •— • — -—• ^™- •» » ^»_j* 'Missouri Pacific Railway Company was the of thc county. N OTKS is on Mr. CurtlB. Vice-president, ne lame duck who him not loqt his x.eal Kince election. fie maken the Senate toe the mark for orde more Mrietly than before ... split your ears io henr him pound It. would gavel Tho eogerneBB of French speculator** to uae any possible attacks on thj6 dollar was shown when they used the Borah statement as nn excuse for a drive Over there they think Borah is President The split amonff inflationists was clearly shown behind the Senate de- bat$ on the stiver Amendment .-. . Xn two could agree on exactly what Hind of Inflation they wanted . . . Vewn photoarapliei-B hung around the Senate elevators for days trying to get 11 shot ^B 4^4 t 4 ^A* ^ M A 1 _L _ •• P ATIENTS come into my office day after day with long stories about the wrongs they have suffered at the hands of doctors and hospitals. After a year or so they have probably told the same story over and over and the v mind tends to increase and magnify any grievance they may have had. They forget that most doctors are really sincerely trying to help them to the best of their knowledge. Doctors are often so busy taking care of Immediate emergencies that they may neglect to tell the patient what to do in order to prevent a return of their trouble. Sometimes quick eafi Uip 0 natle d n l t fl . C h«t hi'-Tllh^' 1 'f^™ l M we " «" ' tests ° f " the heart and We a H»C' ^na .ho«.d" be LuarcfeTthl j I""" 5 * 1 "! ™ny «tha» that the doc- doctor., who let the most lastlne ro! ! tOr W ' U k "° W sh ° Uld be 1 "' lde - A suits are those who take tho time to his treatment until you have given It a fair trial. One of the reasons that the old fashioned family doctor was BO highly regarded was that he knew his patients over a period of years and became familiar enough with their symptoms and troubles that he could Judge from their past history what was likely to be wrong. ^ Still another reason that some doctors seem to fall to get the best results Is that the patient refuses to have a thorough examination. He feels that If he comes into the office and has the doctor look at his tongue and take his temperature that he has been examined enough and refuses to pay tho necessary money to have a worth while examination which should Include fluoroHcoplc X-rays of the stom- Intestlnes; blood test; Ifcal cur T not a*"™*" "^ ™ a «"«;.?: bfiTod* tirtfS^a, ^iVn,,™ 1 »l£V"^?,.""! examinations; blood pre W un readfm?; teach thc patient the ways to stay . good Job of examining Is going to take two days or more and as the laboratory tests are expensive, it will require some money. Such an exnm- A ^ & ^ ^ ^ mu^»* i*, _ i i » i* .1 Actiuuu BUUIH inunwy, ouuu ttn CAIMU- ,T^° U IS ., f" . old "Sr'r* ' h " _' 00 "".' Inatlon IH the cheape«t In .ha Ion, run patients make foolish doctors nnd ^ ™» n« it enables tho dorter to form a dell*1*1~ *<• »t 1 . . m . "-ClllV-HHIJl^OtllV \|Ui: LU» +\J IVflJII IV U*^*l^ thin Haying bus some truth In It. Tf nlte oplnlon afl to tho roal caUHft of VI f» I I n »1 I C -\t* *\9*f\ 1* 4-1 fr «4i-. lnt.I,-J.^_A_ _.. ' * of GlHBH and Long talkng and Ing together . . . They' would n'ot pose . . . They still acrup, In debute, patients worn not BO Insistent on quick ivllef doctors as a class would not bo so anxious to please the patient by giving pain-killing drugs for relieving symptoms temporarily. Very'often a sick person is impatient about the time required for permanent improvement and will not start In on a course of treatments that will romove the real cause of his trouble. Of rouruo, ono should foel grateful far relief of an immediate pain but one should not blame (he doctor If tho trouble returns when the patient was not willing to spend tho time to lonrn how to get well and stay well. 1 have seen many, cases when tUo patient worked up a prejudice against u doctor who really tried to help. This is twice- a* Hkely to happen if the patient still owes the doctor for services rendered. Another reason that doctors may not do much for the patient Is that a certain type of sick person never stays long enough with one physician but goes from one doctor to another. A better plan Is to find a doctor In whom you havo a reasonable amount of confidence and the^i to atlck with any disorder, A doctor who examines a patient for live minutes must rely more or lefts on guesswork. Do not expect your doctor to tell you what IH wrong with you unless you are willing to give him time enough to find out. Many people are surprised at me for what they call my broadmlnded- ness Avhen I say Unit there Is some prood In all forms of healing, but I make this statement because I have found It Is true. For example, when r believe that surgery js really needed, I recommend that putlent to see u surgeon. If my eye examination Indicates that ho needs glasses I yend him to an optometrist and HO on. Occasionally, I find foot trouble that can best be oorrectedfby a foot specialist I do not condemn any kind of doqtor because according ii t'o my experience he U likely £o be .an earnest, sincere worker who Is tryfng his best to help the-patient. "Wh^n the patient realizes this and,works with the doctor, then success Is much more likely. Questions written by readers of The Cat (for. nlin, addreued t» Dr. f ran k McCoy. 989 Stutd Ardmoro avenue, Los Angeles, will bo an. ivered. Invleu *elf*addresied ata*ptd envelope. But Sheila's face was grave-again. There was no doubt about the fact that Marlon Randolph's position In the show was vastly more Important than her own. Miss Randolph was" tho star.' People would come to see tho BhpW because she was In* "It. Her dressing room was sound proof, furnished with restful, attractive r : furniture. Her private car and chauffeur.' took her back and forth .from the .hotel. Her own eook prepared her -meals. She had two maids, only one of whom she paid herself. Oh, yes, Marlon Randolph's place In the show was secure. She was a star In her own right and moreover.she had "influence." ' That wan the reason Mike had tried to cajole her into forgetting her grievance. Mike knew that If Miss Randolph persisted she would have her way and Sheila would bo out. "She can't do anythlng/VJlm whispered uncertainly as he and Sheila moved along. The girl smiled ruefully. "She can do enough," "Maybe she won't though." "Maybe. We'll see what happens," * * * And for a time nothing did happen. Reviews of the. show In the evening newspapers praised Miss Randolph extravagantly. There was reason for this because the actress really was skillful. It was also true that an nd- mlrer of Miss Randolph's was the "angel" backing the production financially. Things hadn't gone'any too well with Mandrake recently for all his fame. Like others, he had to secure capital where he could get It. The play returned to Broadway and there acclaim for Miss Randolph was abundant, superlative and gratifying. There was only one unfortunate drawback. Reckoned Inch by Inch Miss Randolph's notices slightly under- spaced those given Sheila. So Sheila left the show. Mandrake said he was sorry. He spread his hands .In dismay as he told her. A little later he might have something for her. And again Sheila was out of a job. "But they can't do such a thing!" Jim Blaine stormed. "It isn't fair and anyhow they need you. You're half the show!*' "I could be three-fourths of It it wouldn't make any difference." smiled gallantly. "Anyhow there other jobs." "And perhaps other Marion Ran- dolphs," Jim said slowly. Then two things happened with startling rapidity. First Dick Stanley returned to New York, dropping upon Sheila's horizon like a bolt from the blue. He telephoned one morning and told her he had taken nn apartment— yes, a penthouse. He was working In earnest now, he said, ife had written a play and wanted Sheila to read it. "I'l like to," she agreed. "Just so you don't read It to me. I'm not a good listener." "How about coming up for tea?" and She ore There Was a, pause and then a hardly perceptible sigh traveled over the wire, "You aren't busy are you?'" -Dick asked. "Come up for tea today." "You're sure it's tea?" Sheila countered. She wasn't sure that she wanted to accept Dick's first invitation so soon. It might be better to keep him waiting, let him call once or twice before he found her free. But, after all, Dick was a friend. She was out of luck and she longed to talk things over with him. "Of course It's tea—or rather It will be. Jasmine tea straight from Chinatown. And if you're worried about the proprieties, we won't be alone. Mandrake's going to drop In." "But Mandrake just put me out of his show, Dick!" • There was a silence. Then In a changed voice Dick said, "That's too bad! Didn't you have a contract?" •"I had one* to look over. It wasn't important people like, myself until the break-In week is finished." Briefly she told him what had happened in Atlantic City, tn New York the show was becoming a big success. Dick seemed sympathetic. "It's a shame, Sheila! Too bad that jealous cat—" "Did you ever, try to scrape up spilled milk?" asked * Sheila steadily, interrupting him. "She may be jealous, Dick, but the fact remains that she Is Important to the show and I wasn't." "Oh, sure!" grunted Dick wisely. "Listen, you come to tea. Try to dress like a sweet Uttle girl graduate and open your eyes wide! Spring that hlt-me-on-the-other-cheek attitude on Mrfndrake. Maybe It will give him a bad conscience." * "I'll do my best," Sheila agreed. As she left the telephone and went upstairs she wondered just what Dick was going to try to do abou t the situation. (Continued tomorrow) H Politicians are not our best minds.— Doctor Charles Clayton Morrison, editor of tjio Christian Century. ' • • * What teachers do out of school Is their own business. I never heard that matrimony ends a woman's ability, nor that celibacy insures It.—P. H, Bajr, superintendent of schools, Shaker Heights, Ohio. * * * Tho lack of possible escape over the frontier and the hick of present Indus* trial opportunity Is now beginning to rt l*^/ W I U 1 11^ Ah 111! ft i^ I 'A LJ *.* d^r~t *^ A- •» t *-* A *» •-. -*. but it hns hardly yet passed the stage of discontent.—|Sfonnan Thomas, So- clallst nominee for president In 1932. * * * Always i sny; "Pleabe, God, help Tetrazalnl sing." And 1 receive help always in the tragic and comic parts.— Louisa Tetraiszlni, famous opera singer. * * • The civilization of the western world expresses itself in bombs, guns, cruisers, mlljtary . power, and the greatest nations seemjngly are those that kill people moat Bombay, India, and adviser to Ma- hutnm Gandhi. * ; • By FREDERIC J.HA8KIN - _1^__ ' * . i - ***4I^^^^^W^^^ B ^H * This IB H special department devoted aolet the h trull Ing of queries. Thin tfftpef pu your dlaposil tlie lervlcei of *n eiibnalvr jrinUBtlon In Washington 16 iw?e >ou ta cftpfteltyvthtt relate* to' Irtft*m»ti 0 h. ' service IB free. >VHlluro to m«kd tii«.6f li prl?oi you of- benefit* to which you are tttifld. Your/,oblf*aifon.ii only 8 centi in or i tamos enclosed, wth, your Inquiry for ui rehly. P6 not uie • pMteirdi.-. Addren BMwnfetd CtflforttUn,; Information Bur, Frederic, J, II a skin, Director, Wiihffif ton. u 1 Q. What Is an it«iro veto? Some states and hiunlclpai give ihetrfgovernor>6r .mayors, power 'to strike out Item a fa ap iirlatlon 'bills without Vetoing whole bill or ordinance, Thero i such leeway given to the Pren with respect; to nets of Congress citizens persons in the of in " •' i Q. May a Filipino be natural in the United States?—P. N, A. There are no provisions for naturalization as United States of Philippine Inlands. Hldonltsu "Toyota va, United si 2US fJntted States 402,410, the Un: States Supreme Court held that plnos other than those rende service in the United States Ni Marine Corps,, or Naval Auxil Service (this service Is specified! section 7 of the naturalization lal are Ineligible to naturalisation s they are not white persons or of A? can nativity or descent. Q. What Is the fastest time corded In Ice skating? A. The Amateur S the United States says that th"e"f" est time recorded ,foi* Ice skating 220 yards in 18 2-6 seconds. This " ord was made by Paul E. Forsma New Rochelle, N, T., February 1924. \ j 4 Q. Can a person with only ono or one arm get a permit to drivel automobile?—M. C. l A. Usually this U possible, tests are very strict. The nutom to oe driven Is usually equipped special parts to make up for thc di er's handicap. Q. How many orchestras there in the United States two T ago?—J. J. V. . A. The Metronome magazine t that there were 65,000 set arches In 1930, ranging from 3 to 10 piece! Q. When was the kingdom of Arabia created?—R. N. A. Abdul Aziz ibn Abdul-Huhi!3 al Faisal al Saud changed thc of the country over which, he rule? Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Sept. ber 22, 1932. As sultan of Nejd, conquered the £lejaz and procltiltj himself king of Hejaz and sultan] Nejd ort January 11; 1926. Ha conquered other small territories, combined them under the name, Ki| dom of Saudi Arabia. Q. Who was the first convert the English Church In Virginia?—A A. Pocahontas. After she wen London, she was entertained by bishop of London In recognition 01 * ^ . . Q, Who was Anson Burl in gam P. E. J. A. He was a member of the soil and Know-Nothlng partien t was one of the founders of the p ent Republican, party.' tie served i member of Congress from Massat setts nnd was sent as minister China in 1861. Later-he was In , employ of the Chinese governing It wa* at this time that a'treaty commerce and amity -was signed tween the United States and Ch 1868. i Q. Jn which states have there two capitals at one time?—S. H. A. Connecticut and Rhode Isli Hartford and New Haven were j. capitals of Connecticut from 1701 u 3873. Providence and NwVnprt v joint .capitals of Rhode Island u 1900. Q. What-are the penalties for inglng a copyright?—H. Q. A. Any .person who wilfully and profit shall infringe any copyright who shall knowingly aid such fringement shall, upon conviction, punished by imprisonment not to ceed one year or by n fine or not 1 than $100 nor more than 11000, both t In the discretion,of the coi Imprinting or affixing a false no of copyright subjects that person t fine of $1000. Innocent Infringe™ ^__^^^_^^_^____^______ r ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ffl^f^^f L subjects that Infringer to the a render and destruction of thb authorized copies and to the paym of r .damanfea In sums ranging from up to $5000. Wilful Infringement Jects the Infringer to,damages In cess of |5000 in the discretion of court and In accordance with the tent of the wllfuj Infringement, r ^^•-^^^^^*"*^^^^^^^^^^ t Q. Did General von.Steuben ret to Kurope to live after the close the Revolutionary War?—J, c. C. A. After the war Von Steuben tired to a tract of land now known Steubenville, N. T., which was p Kented to him by the state of N York In recognition of his servlc- He died at his h.ome in Steubenvi November 28, 1704. T HM far-famed pure food law of United States IB so full of lo. holes an-to bo disturbingly inoff* tlve. Furthermore, It Is adminlHtei Jn such a way that the profits manufacturers are protected am better than the health of the, c< Burner. These are the amazing charges c* talned in "100,000,000 Guinea PigH,' startling, outspoken book by ArU Kallet and F. J. Schllnk. Bailing tli HftHertlons on government records I he* files of Consumers* Reaear these authors assert: That tho scandalous patent me cine trade Is flooding $he market v worthless, and frequently polsono nostrums. That the consumer has otib poorest protection against ac foods, and that foodstuffs contain highly deleterious matters are tremely common. That all manner of popular irie clnal preparations supposedly above the patent medicine clues practically worthless, and Jn BO oases are actually dangerous. drug.administration and urge a tic revision of .tho basic law, 'Published'by tho Vanguard dr, i •T • .t o n '

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