Lenox Time Table from Lenox, Iowa on January 9, 1936 · Page 6
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LENOX TIME TABLE. LENOX. IOWA You Must Govern Self Before You Can Guide Your Offspring Young Follow Example Set by Parents, Psychologist Shows. "He's a chip off the old block," yon •ay, little realizing, perhaps, how squarely you are hitting the nnll on the head. According to an article In the Parents' Magazine, "Not only In matters of temperament can the origin of a child's problem be traced to the parent but in the realm of attitudes there Is very often a definite relationship." "The major problems of divorce, discordant homes, widowhood, Illness and other serious situations are reflected in the maladjustments of the children," in the opinion of Helen Sargent, supervisor of the psychological clinic, Northwestern university. Admitting that the roots and branches of such problems are so far reaching that cnch requires extensive study and individual solution, Miss Sargent declares: "There arc many loss apparent connections between the ways in which adult members of the household choose for meeting their lives and certain trends which appear in youngsters." Hlgh-Tensioned Mother. The psychologist calls our attention to the "little terror" in the home, whose mother lias boon warned he lias a nervous temperament and must not be ovcrstlmulated. She follows expert ndvice to the letter—makes him rest before going to bed, forbids him exciting radio programs, etc. But Sonny continues to grind his tseth, toss In bod, to "raise caln" in general during the day hours. Miss Sargent asks us to watch his mother In action: "With studied quiet she asks him to stop banging on the table while she Is telephoning, then in a voice tense with annoyance tells the grocer what she thinks of the peas he sent yesterday. She arranges a simple routine for her son but herself rushes from one task to the next, creating an atmosphere of crackling electricity wherever she moves." Mother, Daughter Egocentric. Dorothy's another example. Miss Sargent points out the poor child simply can'? or won't make friends and it worries mother. Yet mother confesses: "I nevar have liked mauy people . . . When I'm with a group, I always wish to get back home . . . I. don't miss people ... I have my family." Miss Sargent's theory Is that if mother Is to find out what's wrong with Dorothy, she must search her own character. "Mother must deter- mine why her life has become so egocentric that she Is content to do without friendly contacts that are a vital part of the life of the average human being." The article clears up n number of points which must puzzle plenty of parents. Its theme song is, before you try to guide your child, you must be able to govern yourself. You must meet your own problems and find a solution or you simply can't map out the program that will benefit your offspring. BEDTIME STORY By THORNTON W. f I Glittery Buttons Add Luxury Touch L1GHTFOOT FINDS A FRIEND A S LIGIITFOOT the Deer stood resting and trying to recover his breath out there on the little sandbar In the Big River, his great, soft, beautiful eyes watched first one bank and then the other. On the bank he had left ho could see two black-and-white specks moving about, and across the water came the barking of dogs. Those two specks were the hounds who had It Is Doubtful Which Was the More Surprised, Uightfoot or the Man. driven him Into the Big Illver. They were barking now Instead of buying. Presently a brown form joined the black-and-white specks. It was a hunter drawn there by the bark- Ing of the dogs. He was too far away to be dangerous, but the mere sight of him filled Lightfoot with terror again. He watched the hunter walk along the bank and disappear in the bushes. Presently out of the bushes came a boat, and In it was the hunter. He headed straight toward Lightfoot, and then Lightfoot knew that his brief rest was at an end. He must once more swim or be shot by the hunter in the boat. So Lightfoot again struck out for the shore. His rest had given him new strength, but still he was very, very tired, and swimming was hard work. Slowly, oh, so slowly, he drew nearer to the bank. What new dan- GREATLY GOOD By DOUGLAS MALLOCH His Prayer Teacher—Now, then, Tommy, what Is grace? Tommy—I don't know, madam. Teacher—What fiid your father say before breakfast this morning? Tommy—Go careful with the bacon —It's 45 cents a pound. Daily Dialogue Dlerdre—Women do not cry at weddings any more. Aspasia—That makes the bridegroom feel better. Those tears always seemed to accuse him. A Modern Maid A little girl was asked by her father •what she intended to be when she grew up. ' "Well, daddy," she replied. "I think I would like best to be a frightfully rich young widow."—Exchange. Do you need a young, soft-line frock for happy social hours? Here's one that's extremely easy to make. Note the casual spacing of glittery metal, or sparkling crystal buttons at the deep yoke, where n shirred sleeve- top cuts in unexpectedly; buttons again trim cuffs and back closing. Definitely "new-season" from Us snug, rolled colhir to smartly gored skirt, it's best in sleek satin, or soft crope. Pattern 2-199 is available in sixes H, 10, IS, 20, 32, H-l, SO, !JS, 40 and 42, Size 30 takes 3% yards 39-inch fab ric. Illustrated step-by-step sewing Instructions included. SEND FIFTEEN CENTS (15c) In coins or stamps (coins preferred) for this pattern. Write plainly name, ad dross and style number. BE SURE TO STATE SIZE. Address orders to the Sewing Circle Pattern Dept, 243 W. Seventeenth St., New York City. The Grocery Line "Where's your head clerk?" "He has gone away to a school to learn something about vitamins and calorics. Women keep asking about •em 1"—Philadelphia Bulletin. Water Helps The nice old gentleman stopped to talk to the wee girl who was making mud pies on the sidewalk. "My goodness," he exclaimed, "you're pretty dirty, aren't your' "Tea," she replied, "but I'm prettier clean."' No Speed Law and but Few Paris Motor Cops; Result: Tarls has more automobile accidents than any other city in the world, owing undoubtedly to the fact that It has no recognized speed law and only a handful of motorcyle po lice. Another record never approached by any other metropolis is that some one commits the unpardonable crime of running over a tratlic officer on an average of every 11 hours.—Collier's. •"pHIS Is the greatness of great A deeds, By which the humble man succeeds Where oftentimes th- mighty falls; That greatness Is not measured In The name we wear or wealth we win, Where often littleness prevails: For any can be great who would, Since all men can be greatly good. This Is tho greatness of this earth, That grcntnness counts not wealth as worth Nor title the Important thing. For men, what task they may pursue, Are measured by the good they do, Not by the profit It may bring, Tho measure of man's brotherhood Is merely being greatly good. Tills is the greatness of the great, Whether they nobly lead the state Or nobly teach a village school; That they more happiness have brought By noble principles they taught Than those who poorly teach or rule. Both shall be judged, as heaven would, By whether they are greatly good. © Douglas Malloch.—WNU Service. gers there might he there he did not know. He had never been on that side of the Big River. He knew nothing of the country on that side. But the uncertainty was better than the certainty behind him. He could hear the sound of the oars as the hunter In the boat did his best to get to him before he should reach the shore. On Lightfoot struggled. At last tie felt bottom beneath his feet. He staggered up through some bushes along the bank, and then for an instant it seemed to him his heart stopped beating. Right In front of lira stood a man. He had come out into the back yard of the home of that man. It is doubtful which vas the more surprised, Llghtfoot or that man. Right then and there ightfoot gave up in despair. He couldn't run. It was all he could do to walk. The long chase by the lounds on the other side of the Big River had taken all his strength. Not a spjirk of hope remained tp .ightfo'of. He simply'stood still and rembled, partly with fear and lartly with weariness. Then a surprising thing happened. The man spoke softly. He advanced, not hreatenlngly, but slowly and In a 'rlendy way. He walked around back of Lightfoot, and then straight oward him. Lightfoot walked on a 'ew steps, the man followed, still alking softly. Little by little he urged Lightfoot on, driving him to- vard an open shed In which was a pile of hay. Without understanding ust how, Lightfoot knew that he had found a friend. So he entered he open shed, and with a long sigh ay down in the soft hay. © T. W. Burgess.—WNU Service. Winners of Roosevelt Trophy N ATIONAL achievement champion boy and girl in 4-H club work for 1935, selected at the International Livestock exposition in Chicago, are William B. Hamilton, twenty, of Good Hope, 111., and Romayne Tate, eighteen, of Paragould, Ark. They are shown above with the beautiful trophies presented them in the name of Franklin D. Roosevelt, honorary chairman of the national committee for boy's and girls' work. * MOTHER'S * COOK BOOK CANDY TIME OANDY time Is any time, for every ' one loves candy or there is something wrong with the department of interior. With the time and materials for making candy, there Is no sport that can be more entertaining. For those who have no taste for the making of it, candy can be supplied in countless varieties even in small cities, at prices which are not unreasonable. English Toffee. Put two cupfuls of sugar, one and one-half cupfuls of sirup, one and one-half cupfuls of cream, one- fourth teaspoonful of salt, two tablespoonfuls of vegetable oil on to cook until firm ball Is made when dropped into cold water, or 250 degrees F. Stir often, as it scorches easily. Do not add the oil until the very last of the cooking. When a hard ball is formed add one teaspoonful of vanilla and pour in a thin layer on an oiled slab or baking sheet. When cold break Into Eve's COhen tr-yino- to disco vet ft CJocnen. cet . s nost they as OWES ALL TO HER YOU'LL FALL HAJID "Is your man?" "No. I taught him to dance, to golf and all he knows about bridge." Most Popular Book School Visitor—So you like your geography, do you? Boy—Yes, It's the only book that'* big enough to hide a detective story WRIGLEY PERFECT Japan's Homage to T. A. Edison ileces. This makes two pounds. To avoid the sugaring which polls so many amateurs' candy, use a few tablespoonfuls of any corn imp—this will keep fudge smooth without graining. Peanut Brittle. Take a pound of peanuts, shell, remove the brown husks and roll with a rolling pin until the nuts are ike coarse crumbs. Take one pound of sugar, place in a thick iron or leavy aluminum pan over heat and stir until the sugar is well melted, stirring well from the sides of the pan. Add the nut meats with one- 'ourth of a teaspoonful of salt, mis ll and pour onto a buttered baking sheet. <p> Western Newspaper Union. m THIS TRICK By PONJAY HARRAH Copyright by Public Ledger. Inc. MYSTERIOUS KNOT T HIS Is a very deceptive trick that can be performed with an ordinary handkerchief. The magi clan holds the handkerchief by one corner. He raises the lower cor ner; then shakes it loose. The movement Is repeated, the free hand always bringing up the loose end. Finally, on the third shake, a knot appears In the lower corner of the handkerchief. You must prepare for this trick by tying a knot in the upper corner of the handkerchief. That corner Is held hidden by the thumb and fingers of the right hand. After twice raising the lower cor ner and shaking It down again, simply change the ends. You retain the original lower corner, while the knotted corner falls. Done smoothly, this completely deceives the onlookers. They will think that you actually shook a knot Into a corner of the handkerchief. WNU Service, R ENZO SAW ADA, consul general of Japan, Is pictured with the two huge stone lanterns of oriental design which he presented, as a memorial from Japan to Thomas Alva Edison, America's greatest electrical wizard, at the Edison library and laboratory la West Orange, N. J., where the famous Inventor spent the major part of his life. More than 50 years ago Edison utilized Japanese bamboo for filaments IB hla early experiments with the Incandescent lamp. The lanterns, each more than el* feet high and weighing more than 4.300 pounds, express the Japanese equlva lent of the western conception of an "eternal light." "Pop, what Is a salaam?" "Curvature of tht spine." O Bell Syndicate.—WNu Servlcu. "The trouble with most of those hort lived marriages," says Reno Ritzi, "is that the only suit that he or she worries about scraping up he cash first for is the divorce suit." © Boll Syndicate.—WNU Service. Brown Crepe Frock Dairymen Not to Have More Cows! Milk Production Expected! to Increase Due to Bet. ter Feed Conditions. Supplied by the United States Dewm™.. of Agriculture.—WNU Scrvic,, "'.. There will be no marked increase! in number of milk cows on f arm l : j over the next two years, b«t ml] L ,?"f production is expected to in« % "' in response to better feed. ^ tions, according to the annual j^ I look report of the bureau ol cultural economics. Stocks of dairy products are R, ported larger than a year ago, an) with .prospects for increased p to . duction during the late winter, tht total supplies of dairy product! will be larger than a year ngo, Farm prices of butterfitt are re. ported higher now In relation ti feed grains than a year ngo, atij further increase Is In prospect Farm prices of butterfat nre low It relation to meat animals and art likely to continue relatively lot, during 1930, says the report. This price relationship will tend to check dairy production in areaj where shifts are most easily mato from dairy to meat production. Receipts of milk and cream l& dlcate the decline in city consump. tion of fresh milk and cream |j probably past, and with further 1m. provement in business and In coa. suuier Incomes, city consumption ||f ! |tt probably will Increase. With to ffi'fy ther business Improvement, the » • 'ijf'i port adds, butter prices will prob-";.;.^ ably rise In relation to other com. : v;v>, modifies. ':$$ The number 'of milk cows In. ;';||f creased steadily from early 192S:;:i-|[| until the spring of 1934 when fi;ij!f| drouth and the general shortage ol : '|pS feed caused a decline. On January I ; !fsj|j 1, 1928, there were 22,129,000 milk 4f|t cows, and a year later there vf«a*&;pf^ 26,185,000. On January 1, 1935,:';Jf: there were 25,100,000, and in JanA;^; uary, 193G, there will be about 24,. ;i^| 500,000. ;':;;$! The bureau's dairy correspond.-:,;|t;|i ents all over the country reporl^M farmers are planning to lncreas('.'.'" ; vp their dairy herds, but actual ltt^:'jt creases during the next year or tw,C; : ,j seem likely to be small. ,;yo; The growth of population the next year or two, it is ed, will be proportionately greate|ij!J^' than the increase in number of nilltM;;.;:: cows. This will tend to make coi|jfU ditions slightly more favorable tsjjj^.. dairying. (;'.;.•'. Wood brown crepe, which makes this frock modeled by Margaret Lindsay, screen star, Is trimmed effectively with a tiny neck yoke and dropped scarf to the hemline of shrimp-colored fabric, and a coat of mall collar and belt buckle. The blouse has slight fullness and flaring balloon sleeves with stiffened pancake cuffs. See Soy Bean Progress Y| in Various Industrie'!! Moving about these days, it lr!'4,! impossible to avoid the soy beai,; ;; !|i even if one wanted to. lu Dear.,?;;^ born, we saw car parts bein: 1 ^'^ stamped out of soy bean meal; al&^KJ;!; we were served soy bean muflini:5g: Last summer we attended a pit -^ nic where baked soy beans werQjj; served. Good, too, notes a wriie^eJ in Country Home. ,'"':e^ The vegetable soys we grew fc;.^ our own garden were a decided siiOS::'.),.; cess from the standpoint of etj^f:|i, billty and resistance to the Mexlcaij^ bean beetle. They came along latei^g.': than ordinary string beans, m*:v;|fi have to be shelled like Hums, bnl:#;$ the family liked the flavor. Un•';'!'::$ doubtedly they can be improved lij'•;$; breeding to make them earlier and ; .;||; heavier-yielding. ;fjj; Nearly 5,500,000 acres of soy ,pi; beans were planted in the United;i| States in 1035 for harvesting, al.gif most a third more than in lOM.^: The consumption of soy hean oil'^ for paints, soaps, vegetable short ;|| enlng, linoleum and oilcloth, glue,;;,$ and printing inks, to name but a fc« ; :.;g uses, Is increasing. In all, morf.^v* than 300 widely assorted uses for:^ the soy bean have been found. Sup...;)| ply may temporarily run ahead « ; .|i demand, but the future of this l»:';:|,i cratlve legume, the acreage of whlc^i^ In 30 years has Increased a Imi'i'fy;; dredfold, seems boundless. ;•'•<!} ANNABELLE'S ANSWERS By RAT THOMPSON DEAR ANNABELLE: 1 HAVE JUST RETURNED FROM ENGLAND AND THEY SAY THE AMERICANS ARE MUCH BETTER BRIDGE PLAYERS-DO YOU AGREE? UAE. Dear Mae: HM—POSSIBLY LONDON BRIDGE IS i'ALLING DOWN I Annabellt. Proper Cream Test 1 The dairy division of the slty of Minnesota advises that tt«' • most desirable test of cream pr»'^: ; duced by farmers for sale to cream ••£•% cries is between 35 and 40 per cc»t;,||ji of butterfat. Cream containing tlil!;;!^ amount of butterfat possesses hlgtS|| er keeping qualities, requires lciij|l space or fewer cans in transport*';^ tlon, results In a Inrger proportion^ of skim-milk remaining on the furm!|| and can he handled much more «o£$f nomiciilly In tho manufiicturln!>^ plant. Low testing cream cont!i!iii;:;;GS a relatively large amount of sklB'j|| milk. So when a farmer sells tli«V;"j cream, testing a/bund 25 per fat, he practically gives away valuable food constituents. Wrapping Butter Farmers who market their butter will find cellulose wrappln8||| entirely satisfactory, according toi recent tests at the University o| Wisconsin. The cellulose wrapping does not Impair surface flavor wlttj foreign odors.; It Is alr-tlght no additional covering is nece»l sary. Because It Is transparent, U| adds to the appearance of tli| package and may serve as a i chandlsing aid. Butter wrapp* 1 ! in cellulose in the Wisconsin shrank only 88 one-thousandthl {|| cent '•

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