Lenox Time Table from Lenox, Iowa on December 26, 1935 · Page 6
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LENOX TIME TAIJLE. LENOX. IOWA Will Efficiency in Killing Bring About Peace on Earth? Famed Publicists, Thinkers Answer Much-Mooted Question. Will nations ever abandon war? Will efficiency In killing hasten Its •ndl I» peace on earth possible? These questions were put to famous publicists and thinkers by Cosmopolitan Magazine. Among those who give their opinions are: Oswald Spengler, Arthur Brisbane, Havelock Ellis, Mrs. F. D. Roosevelt, and Amelia Barhart Putnam. Preparedness was advocated by some, a better understanding between nations, and taking of profits out of war by others. Havelock Bills says: "1 have no doubt whatever that a permanent world peace Is possible and will be achieved when the will to It exists. There is no war among the animals nearest to man and no evidence of Its existence In early man's history. It Is a phase of human development •which may once have been beneficial In aiding social discipline and cooperation but today, In the opinion of the majority of people, It has become useless and mischievous. Even when successful, It falls to achieve the security for which It Is chiefly waged." Arthur Brisbane says: "World peace will come when some nation or group of nations becomes powerful and civilized enough to put on end to war, If necessary, as Cardinal Richelieu put an end to dueling by executing a few that fought duels. . . . Efficiency In killing will hasten Its e.Md. 'Elimination of inferior races' may continue for a while after 'civilized' nations cease killing their 'equals' with the consent and approval of the 'equals.'" Oswald Spengler says: "If there were to take place In Asia today a great uprising against the white race, countless white people would join In It because they are tired of the peaceful life. Pacifism will remain an Ideal, war a fact, and If the white peoples are determined to lead no more, the colored races will, and they will become the rulers of the world." Amelia Earlmrt Putnam says: "1 believe war can be outlawed, but not until mere living offers a substitute for the beguiling pageantry of the military; nor until mental attitudes change through such basic economic Recordi of Achievements More names, dates and records of achievements are carved In the rocky ellffs of the Dog river near Beirut, Syria, than In any other spot on earth. For the past 3,000 years this gorge has been a favorite pass for armies marching between Africa and the East and few conquerors, from the pharaohs of Egypt to the marshals of France, have failed to leave inscriptions on its rocks. adjustments as rational control of population and of the production and distribution of life necessities." Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt: "Permanent world peace Is a possibility; a probability only It tne world as a whole determines that self-preservation demands organization for peace Instead of war. We cannot expect to make any treaties which will not need change. We must find a basis on which representatives of the people may meet and calmly consider changes occurring throughout the world, and the needs arising therefrom. It Is obvious that populations will change and economic conditions vary. If we realize that the ultimate good of all Is more advantageous than the temporary good that may accrue to one nation or to one Individual, we will be able to meet questions that arise and adjust them In a sane and reasonable manner." A Dressy Frock Fitting Budget PATTERN 9545 MURDOCH was a thief. i For a year and a half he had lived well, mingled In good so- :lety, and occasionally baffled the police with a "little job." He wasn't greedy. He took just enough to keep himself In comfort and to permit the privilege of certain charities. To Tom Murdock the appeal of his profession was not profit but the ever-present danger. He reveled in that Until the Morrison's New Year's eve ball. He had gone, not to welcome In the New Year, but because of the opportunity the revelry would afford for a rich haul. It was by merest chance he met the girl. He might have gone on all evening, dancing with fat old dowagers who gratefully called him "a dear boy," and sizing up their jewels at his convenience. But one of these "prospects" Introduced him to her niece. "She's been wanting to meet you, dear boy I I've told her all about you, and she says you are the man she's looking for." He knew, the moment they met, that he belonged to her. "I'm full of good resolutions tonight," he told her, "all because I've met you." "I don't take much stock In New Year's resolutions myself," she answered, "but I did moke one—not to wear many jewels tonight. There BRISBANE THIS WEEK Alas, One Rich Man Only! Gasoline Is King All the Ships She Wants Senator Borah's View Only one solitary American citizen had a net Income of above $5,000,000 last year, and they were 59-cent dollars. The man did not realize It, perhaps, but he will realize It later as Infla- « Uniform International \ SCH( •'•LESSO Lesson for Decemb REVIEW: EXILE AND TION THE tlon, now which a fact, Is be- to Arthur Brisbane lar-a-year-man Is comes known all. Who the last, lonesome, remote, unfriendly, melancholy, flve-mlillon-dol- may not be told. The law forbids publish!UK Income tax names, but the government tells you there Is one and only one. That "last rose" of depression's summer must look arouiitl him, sad- eyed, mourning over his old companions, withered and strewn. GOLDEN TEXT—Thh m« Lord U from everlasting lasting upon them thai' ana his righteousness : « dren s children.—p ga im in, PRIMARY TOVIC-Hol stored Hia People. JUNIOR TOPIC—How rl stored His people " INTERMEDIATE AND ^NGTEo^^rf TOPIG-God's Providence in j The method of review L termined by the teacher, '.„ of the class, the aptitude"] scholars, nnd the genius He Knew Pat Mike—1 haven't seen my Uncle Pat for ten years. I wonder what he's b«en doing all that time. Ike—I can guess: ten years. Nothing Gained Math Teacher—Now we find that x. la equal to zero. Student—Gee! All that work for nothing.—American Boy. Loit at Se« Pilot—Wbnt Is It? Observer—An SOS. They want to know If we have seen anything of a pink and gray parrot. A Good Reader Mistress—Mary, how could you sit ther« reading while baby Is crying so hard? Nurss—It doesn't disturb me a bit, na'am.—Answers Magazine. "As easy as pie" to fit between two graceful raglan sleeves, a wedge- shaped yoke Is a distinguishing feature of this rather dressy, yet Inexpensive afternoon frock. You'll find It hard to decide which sleeve treatment Is the more charming, the one that tapers to a snugly buttoned cuff, or the one which stops Just short of the wrist. Don't forget to note the very new, gored skirt with Its subtle flare. If it's a dressy dress you want, black satin is;ideal; but if you're out for color, choose a richly hued novelty synthetic. Pattern 9545 may be ordered only In sizes 14, 16, 18. 20. 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 and 42. Size 16 requires 3% yards 39 Inch fabric and % yard contrast- Ing. Complete diagrammed sew chart Included. Send FIFTEEN CENTS in coins or stamps (coins preferred) for this pattern. Be sure to write plainly your as well come quietly." "I Am Full of Good Resolutions Tonight," He Told Her. have been too many robberies lately." "I don't think you need worry. I'm sure no more will happen." The hour of midnight found them In the conservatory. "Walt," he pleaded as she started up. "But shouldn't we join In 'Auld Lang Syne' to see the New Year in?" "Not this time. This year we're seeing in a whole new life." He held her hand and looked deep Into her eyes. "I'm not much of a bargain, but I want you to know that I'm going to make you proud of me. So proud I hope, that you'll marry me. Because I'm In love with you." "This is so sudden!" she cried, and they both laughed at the trite answer. "Nonsense!" he Insisted. "Why, I met you away back last year." He kissed her and she 'did not resist But later when they returned to the bnll room a man stepped up NEW YEAR BELLS I N EVERT town nnd village The bells do ring, O'er wood* nnd grass and tillage, Her ding a ding, Ringing for Joy to start the week again. And call all Christian men To pray and praise and sing. Then pnll your ropes with vigor, And wntch your -nays To thread with strictest rigor The noisy mnzei Keep In your heart the flre of youth alight. That lie who rings aright May ring In happy days. And we who hear the bells ring With all their might, As they do sny the angels sing Both day and night. Praise we the men who built our belfries high That music from the sky Might sound for our delight. —Sfeunrt Wilson In "The Queen." THE NEWSBOY'S GREETING By FRANCES GRINSTEAD I T WAS a frosty morning in the days of Franklin stoves. The paper carrier, a small boy wrapped In a red and black striped muffler, his nose and eyes showing beneath a cast-off plush cap of his father's and wearing a nondescript coat once big brother's, slipped in the door of the hardware store with an armful of newspapers. He blew his cold breath in the chill air and held his hands to the rapidly heating stove. Only then did he muster nerve to fish in the coat pocket hanging near his knees, and to proffer, with the morning paper, a New Year's card elaborately printed In two or What Is Important today may be nothing tomorrow; what was nothing yesterday may become all Important now. Once man was helpless without his horse, camel, ox, yak, ass, mule, reindeer, dog sled or tame elephant. Now, in civilization, they mean little, while Lloyd George tells you, "Oil is the decisive factor In the Abyssinian campaign." Of all the great powers whose attitude Is being canvassed, that of King Gasoline Is most Important. Without oil, Mussolini cannot win his war; with oil, victory Is certain. Japan at the naval conference will consider nothing less than a battle fleet as big as any the United States may build; no 5-5-3 ratio. No American should object to that, If Japan can afford It. It Is not the size of the fleet that counts. Unfortunate Spanish grandees in charge of the great Armada could testify to that, after they met Elizabeth's small fleet and big sea captains. BEGINNINGS AGAIN By Maria Lsonaid, Dean oi Women, Unlvmity oi IllinoU "I NAME, ADDRESS, HER and SIZE. Send your order Circle Pattern Dept., STYLE Parllamentary "Do you think you'll be able to set the speaker's eye?" The speaker hasn't done anything to n» yet," said the athletic young member. "If he does, I won't for bis «y«. HI aim for his 232 West Elght eentb St., New York, N. Y. GENERAL ALARM Worm—Doggonlt, that fool nearsighted firebug thinks I'm a piece of hose. Nothing Gratis "You can't get something nothing in this life." "That's right," replied the gloomy citizen. "If I want even a few kind words about my disposition and some hope of future success, I've got to go to a fortune teller and pay for them." WRIGLEY PERFECT and touched his arm. "Jig's up," the man said quietly. "You're under arrest." "I? Isn't there some mistake?" "Not a chance. We've got you with the goods this time. Might "Of course. Mind If I say good- by to the lady? I promise I'll come right back. I won't be out of your sight, you know, and you can shoot if I try to get away." "Here she comes now. Tell her anything you like." She Joined them. "Oh, here you are. I thought you were right behind me. Why, Captain Barry! What's the matter?" "You know him?" asked Tom In surprise. "Yes, we're oM friends. But why—?" "My dear, It's going to take longer, maybe a lot longer than I thought. I can't ask you to wait- but may I at least write you now and then?" "You're going away?" He nodded. "Of course, write to me. Here's my address." She wrote nervously, crumpled the first card, and gave him the second. "I'll write to you, too," she promised. "I— I think I love you, Tom." She turned and fled. "Well, let's get going." The two men crossed the 'dance floor, got their wraps, and went out together Into the cold night. "I'd like to ask one favor, captain," Tom said. "Please don't tell her. I couldn't stand for her to know." "Me tell?" He thought of a, crumpled calling card, slipped into his hand, that he had read while putting on his coat "Don't tell him I was the detective who tipped you off he'd be here tonight." "Not me," the captain promised. That's my New Tear's resolution." 6 Vf^storn NnrPPtPV Union. WOULD love to live my life again," said my dear little old lady frlerid of ninety- four years, during the last of my regular visits to her, as she died within the month. "Live almost a century again," said I, almost catch- Ing my breath at the thought. "Yes," said she, "for I love life, I love it dearly." Living our lives again—we cannot do, but we can make a brave new start at the beginning o f each year. New Year's day is inventory day, when with mental reserve we should take physical, mental and spiritual stock of ourselves. At this time of cataloguing we must not let d 1 scouragement nor conceit look over our shoulders and overshadow us, for either brings our balance wrong. Life's purposes are measured eternally, cot by our goal. Our Improvement, not our result, marks our progress. Our Cheerful Cherub knew the secret when he said: One gave his only coat away, And his heart was like warm gold, Another drew his fur coat close But his heart grew still more cold. "One true measure of success," one modern philosopher said, "Is the ratio between what we might have been and what we might have done, on the one han'd, and what we are and what we are doing on the other." Let us watch ourselves throughout the (new) year at our dally work, whatever it be, to see that our initiative does not lose Its creative apark, and degenerate into mere routine, for this is the reason why the world. Is mediocre and gray. Benjamin Franklin advises— ''If you have two loaves of bread, one under each arm, sell one and buy a hyacinth for your soul." In a word, this coming New Year la a chance to begin again. "Expect everything, an'd aome of it will happen." Also, there Is the fact that If real war started, above the clouds and under water, every fighting nation would hide Its battleship targets out of airplane sight, In safe harbors; many battleships or few would make no difference. •55? Senator Borah tells over the ?• microphone what the country needs: Support of the Constitution; a fight against those who would undermine It. The destruction of monopoly without necessarily enacting new legislation. An end of crop restriction. Senator Borah says restriction has always failed In depression ever since the days of Roman emperors. The scientific news, gruesome teacher are features to bel ered. For senior nnd adult j the following suggestions arJ I. Study the Lessons of «| ter as Illustrating the PhiloJ History in God's Dealings \ People in Their Captivity ; toration. Assignment of topics slid made at least one week In i Only adult classes could be| ed to use this method. Ing subjects might be assigj Why God permitted Israq Into exile. What cure the exile eltej Israel. What changed views of lllj ed from the exile. The bearing of the prophecy. The relationship of $ tenliig to divine love. II. Character Study, Assign the outstanding hj the quarter's lessons to mei the class to have them re] assignment should be i one week In advance, SOB outstanding characters eration are Isaiah, Jeremla] klel, Daniel, Nehemiah, Ezra babel, and Malachl. III. Summary of Contents This is a method readily] at all times, and it can be I to most of the grades, The! ing suggestions are made carrying out of this methoj Lesson 1. The prophecy t Is the grand center of (lied lament. It pictures the Ser Jehovah, with great wisdoi ously executing the divlnej of redemption, at the cost i| suffering. Lesson 2. Before he Jeremiah was ordained a prophet to the nations.] really took to heart thf which awaited his people] wept sorely. Lesson 3. Jeremiah sto gate of the temple in order j multitudes might hear him, the people that God requln to amend their ways, warning them of ments. Lesson 4. While Belstmz] He Glanced Over His Spectacle* as If In Surprise. three colors of Ink,.and decorated with a variety of borders,' rules an'd sizes and styles of type. This he offered shyly, with a retreating motion toward the door. The hardware dealer glanced over his spectacles, looked at the greeting as If surprised, and exclaimed: "Well, well, ttenry, but this is nice. Thank you—and here's a.dime." Henry left the stove's Increasing warmth with more haste than usual, In order to make his New Year's call upon Miss Mattle, milliner and dealer In thread, needles and buttons. With her and with others on his route—from the mayor to the grocer and blacksmith—he left the dally paper and a copy of the an- ual work of art from his editor's prlntshop, conveying In lines that rippled with eloquence the paper carrier's hope that his patrons would wax prosperous and maintain a state of general good health "throughout the glad New Tear." Each of his customers would express an agreeable surprise and a gratifying knowledge of what was expected, responding with gifts that ranged from the hardware man's dime to the mayor's <Qfty cents. Among the samples of work done which printing offices so seldom throw away, there must rest many examples of the carrier boy's card of thirty to fifty years ago. It was a widespread custom. Under the dusty eaves of one prlntshop has lain a carrier's card that will soon round out its century of aging yellowness. The 120 lines of the "poem" it bears deal with the fleeting character of Time, present the merits of Henry Clay over William Henry Harrison, and end with this verse: The Ladles Fair! God bl««s them all, Will raise the •welling' lay And help us onward roll the balW The ball for Henry Clay. Thus when you revel in your haJL Midst mirth and laugh and joy, At how you nobly "rolled the ball," Think of th« Carrier Boy. C Western N»w»Dftp«r Union. but important, tells you that the eyes of the dead can supply transparent tissue from the cornea useful in curing blindness In the living. Tissue from dead eyes has been successfully transplanted to living eyes, and there is hope of thus car- Ing certain types of blindness. England has always acted like one "walking on eggs" in dealing with Japan, but she does say that Japan's proposed seizure of Chinese territory "harms the prestige of Japan and hampers the development of friendly future relations between Japan and her friends." Walter C. Teagle, head of Standard OH of New Jersey, did not make a deal to supply Mussolini with all his oil for thirty years, casually arranging to finance the Italian oil market up to $300,000,000. Mr. Teagle says so, and It Is so. But when the wise John D. Rockefeller once said, "I want to see my managers, their desks cleared and their feet on the desks studying how to make money for Standard Oil," he had men like Walter Teagle in mind. In Georgetown, British Guiana, a kindly clergyman sprinkled a tiny negro baby Just born, naming him "Roosevelt Selassie Caleb." The boy's parents, descendants of slaves, say the aame was chosen to honor "the greatest man in the world, President Roosevelt." The little baby may wonder later why his parents dragged in Halle Selassie, in whose empire slavery still exists as a major Industry. An official representative of Rus- his lords were engaged In revelry, the mysterious handj ed the divine judgment. T coming day of judgment Lesson 5. Because ol : apostasy, God permitted lonlans to destroy JeruM'l take the Jews Into captM ff Lesson 6. Ezeklel sets fo aonal responsibility. On M it was to hear God's word! sound forth the warning. r pie's responsibility was to I obey. Lesson 7. Though Into captivity as a due time the Lord due time God will naM covenant agreement vvi n Lesson 8. God used t ets to stir up the people I God's house, Lesson 9. . to lead the people to f sins and return to God. Lesson 10. On heart 5 sia said to this writer not long since: "We have nothing to fear from Japan. They waited three years too long," While Japan was waiting, Russia established a great submarine and air base at Vladivostok, within short striking distance of everything Japanese. Since then Japan and Russia have got along peacefully. This country may suddenly wake up to nnd problems more important than any theory on how to make everybody nappy on short notice. • Kin* Veatwee SnxMcftU, la*. ' the them. Because the plain to the people. when righteous be meted out to the t wards given to the™ 1 now la the crisis of time, every «"• eaCh nS nV^-j and all combine ana ^

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