Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on October 17, 1928 · Page 4
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r,, FJil _ £ pf) , , " Boyhood Dnys of Ooolfd e X"j^i«ir!5 f.«ni!:',r t rr^^f^rf r»o:-!r- fh r>n B>rH BSVT A'-ftfi e<- s. jviv. An iin^TT durinc the v,<v,?. j n t h'T ?!«r riropr^r) in Hji.'ch he Htfrnri^j picture VSR tnkrn vvf-rt i^o wore or »:or# rhifajirn, sit tin*; rm«,t- lfCE*d on ijia ground or standing with folded arm's frying desperate]? *o maintain the f-rnou? looks that thr 5-SUiaUon tmOoubtnHy r-quirrri. Ko-s- the intr-rfsUnar p/m of that picture ~ ti'irfp from thr* fart thst «ny photoprnph of children is intrrrtiing j n itself !<- B j n t;- )f: fact ShFit Cahin Cool (dee himself, a matter ot Jorty years ncr>, was a quits' undlMincui.shcd m/rnbc-r of ju?t ruch » KTOUP of boys and Kirls. No pnr. lookins: ovrr a group pireuro of Black River Acftdrmy pupils In those day;;, would have picked the silent CoolidKC boy'.13 ft future occupant of the White House. Like* hr. in today's picture there may 1*5 roncr.-ilcd r-omr youngster who will rvrnhinliy ri.-e to n place of honor, fame and power, And there is no way on earth of telling Just tvliich one it may br. Wr'rp very proud, and rightly io. that any American boy. no mutter how l-.umblc his birth, may n.-'pire to tho highest office in the nation. But that Isn't, the point. The point Is that we never can Ull in advance where the light of greatness is going to burst forth. At this moment there is. jomewhere In tho country, a chubby lad in romjver suit who will, feme day, live in the Wlut- House and rulo the nation. For all you know he may be thq noisy little nuisance who lives next door. Or —now don't blush—he may be your own son. Only one thing is certain about him; nobody has the least suspicion of his lofty destiny. That is the way it is all through life. A child, and a grown man likewise, has infinite possibilities. You never know what lies under tho surface. You may know a man for years, and think him quite undistinguished and ordinary. Then some unexpected crisis comes to test him; and you discover, to your surprise, that he is a man of rare nobility and courage. HOT - you • never can tell about people, any more than you can tell about children. They are often a great deal finer, wiser and braver than you suspected. The War and Tropical Disease As the World war recedes farther Into history, it is interesting to note that In some ways this great tragedy had what we might c«TI by-products ol inestimable value to humanity. The impetus which the war gave aviation is well known. The art of building and flying planes made_Jar greater -advance* than u would have in an equal period of l>eace. Now comes a health magazine to remark that the development of tropical medicine was aided more by the war than by any other event in world history. Dysentery in Egypt and Gaiiipoli. malaria in Salonika, beri-beri in Mesopotamia and-scurvy and sleeping sickness in East Africa demanded the attention of army medical authorities—and got it. Research work was done that might otherwise have had to wail many yours A S a retu'.t, doctors know much more about fighting the.-,o diseases than they gyer knew bfitoi^ Sleeping During Sermons Why do people go to sleep In churches? The problem probably is as oUJ ac Christianity itself. In Colonial days it was solved by leaving deacons prowl up and down ihe able* with long, knobbed sticks, with which they tapped, aharply, the heads of all who doz*d. Dr. Edmund Jacobton of tlie University pf Chicago has studied the question and thinks he knows the answer. Complete wu*» polar relaxation, he says, brings with it relaxation of the thinking puwere. 'Die own Who slumps down in his seat, inert and motionless as possible, cannot £e«n his senses jalert. Consequently lie l»Us to > pn the sermon, and goes to deep. We don't know jtja what tli« remedy should b*. Apparently, however, the moral is that the body, & well »* Up mind, | BUte |, IK kept alert and responsive while in chun-li. Pthexwise some of the pasUir'a genui of fcU- dom are apt to go unheard. Mrs. BosejjthaJ Passes Mrs. Lillian EUuenUial died in a Ktw Yoi fc il the otlier day. Atisi if thai name 4oe«n't recall ^anything lo your meuiury. we'll add that she w&* (lie widow of Herman aosenthal. for whose murdt-r Police Lieutenant diaries Becker and lour gsngtteii, di«d in the electric chair. }la:.cnihal was a gambler, District Attorney Whitui*U, iat*r fcovv «r.nor. was investigating police department •• night before tie w«s to testily four gang•hot Mm dead. They vu-«e anei,t«d. -fc«H4t«naiJt Becktr wa$ iouud tfj b* I all were. Womea Voters Hot- ttlwijs, hau- now.- Useo it swinge aw dect^ou m«&t unwii- A k't* ni^n rrid^tn grp ?>-i<:n hnrit-nble in rhUi 1 : U^' Fsnmpi? if heincr hism Ve a rriiiinT)'? rfr: ? -«, *T! !ci f-ii! P fruard or two. -.'"', a sir! Krookinc f»M hflj-vrs <oni!l prt hrr t;nt dof-n't rare to. Doubt If:.-, i! is inir ih;;» rod j] V r r 0 :1 will pre\rut mow blindn r r.:-. We- ncvrr Vaw hlmd The brown drrby nri'l frrlora have their go«l points, but nothing rfjunls the old black fujuch for talking thrnutJi. Mr. Mpilon drnlrs a rumnr that he ones controlled the liquor bur-usr;*. He dof&n't d'o 11 even now. iKm: Keeping ,>si car O|«?n for slander alhoiit the oilier c^nrtidato; wondering how anybody ran he fo^j enough Uj tellcvo the talcs about you. The prrsent campaign has more whir-- psrlng than us-ual, Jutt iu, the picsent tooUi- sclic is tlic wont you tvcr had. Those wlio wouldn't work In fctrlckcn Florida aiuldn't rat. Mnkln« tiie rule universal would cripple tin- manufacturere of reducing machines. "The cj.lt I: f>u I;-- tunic jiupuJuir men Umn women." >'ou can't change yaw tnin4 fn a cafeteria. Smith gets his Literary Digest votes from tms who were Republicans in 1934, bus where else could lw get them? A man's great thrills are the first time he kisses a girl and the first time he hears his office girl say he is in conference. Hemember the happy school days when you carried n elate? How they come back to you »B you w&tch the man unload your Winter cos)! They say hotel rates must be high to pay for tlie towels guests steal. But how can a guest get away with Stf towels? Correct this eetjtettee: "I iiks the fells w," said the reserved metropolitan: "lie putted me on the back the first time I met him." SIDE TALKS THE ASK-BDTJI-CAllEBON DAY (Ruth Cameron i Question: Will you tell u* what you think is the best way to find happiness in human life? You have said over and over again that you don't think mmity brings happiness. Well, that's negative. Now tell us something what you thing does make people happy. How to Build for Happiness Answer: One mhht well write u book in anr.wc-r to your 17 word question and Mien not half answer it. 13ut I am going to let a very skillful writer give you Hie lK\,t summary of the subject i Unmv. In u charming little lK?ok. -Ql- etsayi. V-iiujuut Orcy t«lls of four thing*, that make ior happiness. "The lirst is some moral standard by which to guide our act ions. The second tome satisfactory home lilt in the form of good relations with family or friends. The thud is some form of work which justifies our existence to our own country and makes us good citizens. The fourth is some degree of leisure and the use of u in some way that makes us happy. To succeed in making a good use ol leisure will not tompei'iwtf lor failure til any of the oilier tliree thing,,, but a reasonably amount of leisure mid (. U0 d use of \\ is en important contribution la * happy life.* Wants To Know Abou$ Tipping Question: Would tike to. IWQW" just how much and when one tips while travelling on trains and also at hotels? Answer: On u tram >ou Up the porter, Fifty cents to n dollar a person, for an all night trip is plenty. You abo tip the waiter Who serves your njeals. A tenth of the bill is supposed tq be a proper amount.but if the Wll is small you sjeiierujly overrun that wnoiwt a liltte. In a iioua you tip the waiter and leave a little something for Hie chaui- kw«§W. It you si-is ijtaynig any length of time you m&y tip the head waiter. The amount of a ti» jtepeiuts on the cliu»s of hotel. In a small inn the waitress will be pleased With $1.00 a perfQn a.wt-ek,.in & large place ttaer« prices are |60.QO or to a week American plan, |2.0p would be 'j-jo»e tow niuch. If yau pay by tljfi ujdividual meal you lij) according to the check. Of cuurss you tip a mat roopi attendant when siie gives you your coat fai-uih, or 8 tell boy ror any iwrinal bt'ivice. I am told that u quarter is the smulltit tip iK)3£ibk> in New York but a dime. a «Uu t'cii His Wile What Me Earns? . $U<Mi: Dyij't yoi} ijunlt a utati ihoulcj UH his wife liow much money he ttarnj.? J liuve never known haw uiueh my huslunic} s. He givei me to understand tluit it w d |3.tKW a year but- I iiavc an kk-a n i^j iim.4'ii, if: .x xcprttach Ixitn ior not ttlliiia j«$e he tayd that that is a niitn's hyiiUiew and that- I tsiiould not coiuplaiu if he gives uie gi) If) riai the houie on. But J think 1 « r%ht to know &o|p{]m^ about it • you tt^uk boV St ""' "** ts> ins it stiould , tjje wife f th§ to tit- i J^i the wUy a *«* MI lor awney tluiftlly. aie iiteu, and in th£t caac it to lytve tiisi^c- ol tii Ol , Thf entry's full of candldaJ.«. who Urn wrlktn ring; nnd somr nre mental wrlRjits. nini w>m? nrn t'other thl.n(t i.iul down (he land th£y go, Intent "upon WMI. ior offica high and offiec tow with tireless ssal. Upon ten t forms tall they nrpse by the d flfctrd tn the fall jhey'll shoo our Jhry havr forsRkcn u.vfui chores like coin nnd lxtins, to tril the whole wkJe^- dttors what their election rnrans. Ths c»n- <«ld;i<r:,, u briiiinnt band, who rustle Aow'fcr vote:, might till a mighty stretch of ten rPiM b.g crops of oat*: they 0,10* Client across the BT«.S. If they would Plow.--, or furnish tons of wholesome it tliry would milk pome rows. The welkin R futile thing tliat cuts no !c« or grass- boots it. thfii, to make it ring like unto sounding brass? Who is the better for R speech tiiscusslng chc&tnuts hoar? But no who grows a pear or peach is blest forevermore. It'K &etUr far lo i-«i.s*» n plum, a nutmeg or a prune, than 'tis to mate the. welkin hum with some old tawdry tune. The country's lull of candidate, ihty're chasiriR up end down; and DOEW: of tliem are shipping cint.cs of wjoaUjee into town. And nono of ..lu-m me HI wing wood or spading up th» ground, or doing anything that's good to make (lie wheels go round. I long have watched tliem as they cluu*d, end listened us they chinned, and sadly murmured, "What a waste of energy and wind!" 'Copyright, JS28, George Matttew Adams) RO in phrmw prior to tbe ar, and disunion rather th«a bed In ra*oF » u by r«f ? *sp S p citterns. In the campaign of tm, m»vy ef church £L «*««y' opposed . <yt»« iDdk-pundent, thtn a |p*«pBte«nt « „,- Paj>e) Ms and Skinny Martin was put in the fctrcct having » catch with a baseball, being . Bgcnst t|j£ law if your cawt, and SWnny threw a wild one way over my hed and it rolled down the street, me raying, Hay, wats you tnink | am, a Btepladtler? Now you got to chase it, I serf. Whoever waits for me to chaee It Is go- Ing ia have a lot of practise waiting, Skinny ££u. And lie sat down on the cerbstone and so did I, and the baseball rolled all a ways down to the corner and hopped up on tho payment and bumped into the telegraff polo and stayed there, and just then who came and stood alongside of it but ^atfoot the cop, jne saying, O. good nit*, and Skinny baying, Holey wnokjes. Pteftoot just keeping on PlAi^ling there, apd I ced. Maybe he ajpnt sven fee iL. lets Dour go and wawjt pa^s && it we wai just w«wki»>g pus anfl Just kind of pick it up as If we was Just flndjnff it and never !>aw It before. Like fun, why eho«]d i take a chance like Mist, you go and do It, it« your Jjpwbaii, Skln- I'y secfi and I sed. Well you aaijia with me and 111 give you equal shares to it from now on. Thats a go. Skinny sed. And we started to wawk... do.wn_siQw_and...careless like 2 fellows wawking down without any special ideer, and just wen we was starting to pass the tetegraff pole I niade my voic? sound ^er^ prised, sayiijg, o, Skinny, fook, aiid gkinnw made his serpriscd. saying, O, look at wat somebody lost. Meenlng the baseball, and just then Flatfoot looked at us with u ixpresslon as if he would of locked us both rite up if either of us had of stooped down and picked it up, so neither of us did, and we kepp on wawking pass, me baying, I thawt I saw something but 1 dident, and Skinny saying. So did I but I must of been mistaken. And we kepi) on going, me wispering, He knows Us there ull rite, and Skinny wisper- iug, And he knows wha wa* playing.-^Uh-«, too. Meenlng us. and we wawked about < blocks Just to prove we was taking a wawk, and wen v/e came back PJatfect wa* gon« and so was the baseball. " SMILE AWHILE vot«. Rwnember It is au f or Chrtet for the nation and for the world " Yet Buchanan wns elected and U WM s«!d of him that 'he sat in «he pn^toiUal chsir like a bread and mil* pmiiuce droving the rebsJltan to a head," One of tho ptwijltfcr Pi , *^L?' tjic 385B campnign was t'mt Prccmont's religious faith wa« un«fcr fire and the churches were -supporting him. cratlc leaders arc wasting th'ctr^e fmhting the "political barsons" I Hr.?c gentlemen have com? to etav and will not be shooed away by mrtropolitc,"; who have declared war on the eighteenth amendment. WHEN IT COMES TO DIGNITY. (Illinois State Journal.* When it comes to dignity that bCr lit.'; n presidential candidate, Herbert Hoover just about fulfills requirement,", one hundred per cent The two addresses that he has delivered so far during this campaign have been couched In words and inspired with a spirit that reflect credit upon him and give him undeniable en T dorsement for the high office to which he aspires. The primal characteristics of both speeches gre the dignity of their expression nnd contents, the dispassionate tone in which every subject Is treated, and the conviction running through year. few nHMWcaMons for viol*. of ihe«« laws, whm «nrier- «a**n In (Kx>d fgth, with • vMenoe to h«m, IfiH »»f«r« « n twnestty jwry, vh«tfi*r It to in the rare! w Uw urbsn dtotrtcts. The a«c*|*5«tinn of th« fnUllty that they c«n not to <?eforcf-d Is not t®*S jby the re«fwds ?n cmr The JAWB have not b«n ef- reetlva, b«cRUf« the effort* to enforce them have l>ecn Jeebie or nil The assumption that popular fwnti- te 8«ftinft ttwm Is blaMed Wme en tioseet proseeutton la WO§Wf S VIgWPOfMT fOJJve poosrt* Barton) phy children cannot toe hjwss fey fordnf only m*ka tlwm worse. To fjjaka fim of u diffident child or to scold him or punish him for being un^ej%bje ta fus useless as ur» MW to) make a century pj sn t bloom before it is ready. , .,,. ^lielr parenU ire about their failure ta m|x with other r . They fcno* jtfoey are and long cruelly to bq ftto {0 over COfne ifceir terrffeje eiplnfelpf ®Gfl it be MM othtf chiWrcn, • Thene never llv^ » ghi ^UM didn't gaze frith envy at alj m»rry groups aromvf him—noisy, happy, normal youngsters—and wi*h that he could bo like them. Ue is greatly to be pltle4 isnd needs all the help he can get. Sometimes children are not shy, but become so by wrong handling. One of the chief sources of this ac- Hte part in things r$mao, fe« B«L Talk to him, bti| too much c^tj to he does, no naatteF hsw ciowl? y ' Ctmiterhom Tin *tfl ft! W* t-tte' He will take while he will fBt thst he 1§ different. mjwif more for When this sfcs« is fee lite 1* h«Jf wr?n, A another child to to play, »ncS two or three. But It, taksa lime to work a eWM out of this social inhibition, and i** must, jfe patient. Never let a backward child riser you say ho }s ghy. The more W* «yes are turned sw8j» from the better. Bub- tii« keynote of entire matter must be kindness, , Del. If) 6: SO p. m.— flsnator Eorah, t C'hsrlottfl, K. O., over WOM. 7:30-8:00 |i. m.—RepubUetn Uonal committee program, by John L. Lewis, president of United Mln^ Workers. WMAQ. 8:oo-8:3Q— sujitli Brothers, 4 N. B. O. 8:00-8:30 ~ WWB. vl» N, Trotjb$4oi}rs t Chicg,go Vop |>orat vs. A THOUGHT TO Thf tr«f |s known by his 13:33. A bad ending follows a bad beginning.—-Euripides, CJo asd s«d dpir Tiwf'rt right, But they pi«fe IJttie X).iinking Fellow Callg & Yellow" TELEPHONE MAIN (Tom Sime) Enusrspn waa rfgjit. 'y$i« fewer hooks a woman puts on her dress the more eyes it seems to attract. matt of the western poeais fur - 4ay Hart, "strong is gciug to i-e the phonograph. We're now to hear at Jack g]'Wi4 onera. Electricity is now offered as a cure for tjl»e|£ eyes. Great help to tha fejfews wba go tome late to the "little woman" and run a door of gojaethJng ifl Nicaragua's president has t#|t*n up golf. 1 i»« iieejjljr dou't know WtlBft U^y iiava • tmough punishment. . ". • Dry officials might say that straw votes which shew Al Smith 8ii|»4 ol Hoaver are rye, vot««, ' " " *^ IA ttia lady uext d&or who was • surprised at Smith's water power speech because she tliought lie was wet. The NattoujM Safety (De^teij ffpertg thst housework is one of the most hazardous of icminiiw ajjcupatijam. Quite a very U|»i4 Your efube of Hoe frame' to from Berlin is the world's leader in the reptile trade, ' y 1 **"* KRyPTOKS (pronounced Crip-toeks) enable you to see near objects— your paper, for instance—and far objects—it may be the church steeple in the distance-with clearness and digtwctness. Ifoey put an end to the jKrtner of removing your reading glasses whenever you look at distant objects—or of fussing with two"pair& : Tfiere isnothing "old-lookinir" or old-fashioned ebout .KBYPTOKS, beoguse they are free from lines, . seams or hqmps," which blur your vision and make you look freakish. Have Your Eyes Examined Without Charge or Obligation '••*-- the money, and many nieu are d*e«i»i to recogniae Uieir incapacity m»d dp t are svune womea so keea iibout SDend- Im every cent of the iaa»u> laawae that ia <»^r to get & chance to «u* to i>^« a ill oouqe^ his tas«iae..«Hm.HiMtt. i » two or three such cases. . . over wlut * umn speuds em himself U»i tli*y foster deceit. But it seems to me timt the average -mo&uat haa » rigiat to kaow Ik-bat tlis iamUy • Goulding, Optician ^*"^ • • <*&>,

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