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RAISE BABIES W. C. Fields sticks his bulbous nose into a new subject. He assumes the role of adviser to young mothers on how to bring up their offspring. He proposes a new and startling method of carrying on the daily bath, although he raises some doubt as to the advisability of subjecting any human, child or otherwise, to that much water. Perhaps his proposals are on the unortho dox side. You may not care to follow all of his suggestions. But in any case, you will find many a chuckle, in his article in the Sunday Feature Sec tion. Subscribe for the Combined Daily and L Sunday Delivery and Economize ... 1 Phone NAtional 5000—Ask for Circulation Dept. I MONTHLY RATES—CITY ft SUBURBS I The Evening and Sunday Star_75c per month ffj Night Final and Sunday Star__ 85c per month ■ MONTHLY RATES—RURAL TUBE DELIVERY I Evening and Sunday Star__ 85c per month 1 | Welles Explores I Europe I The Nation was startled a few days ago by the announcement that Sumner Welles, Undersecre tary of State, was undertaking a confidential mission to Europe at the request of the President. The man of highly polished ice, shrewd, silent and observ ing, goes to a field where words and actions seldom have the same meaning in these days. What manner of man is this who may be destined to play a powerful role in bringing peace back to the world? What is there about him which has caused both Democratic and Republican Presidents to entrust vital missions to him? Marquis Childs, in the Editorial Section, will give you a word picture of one of the world’s most highly respected diplomats. SURVEYS AND SURVEYS! 1 Mrs. Roosevelt told a House Committee too much is spent in finding out what is wrong and too little in cor recting the conditions. A survey has been proposed for Blue Plains. The Civic section of The Sunday Star will bring you details of surveys of the past which eventually wound up in pigeonholes gathering dust with the passing of time. The article will give you food for reflection. * * * * Joseph S. Edgerton, in another of his series of arti cles, will outline what is proposed for development of the Potomac Valley and the valleys of the streams flow ing into it The projected 200-mile parkway from Cum berland to Mt Vernon will be included. * * * * Baseball clamors for headlines again. Francis Stan is at the training camp of the Nats in Florida. You will want to read his accounts of the progress of the rookies and how the regulars appear as they start another season. ♦ * * * A 10-page Rotogravure section and a 12-page Comic section will give you added features which will appeal to the whole family. T SETTLED safely behind a strong navy with three thousand miles of ocean between our Atlantic Coast and the warring nations of Europe, we may be in clined to doubt that any enemy aircraft could make a Polish shambles of our cities. Is that feeling of security justified? Will the short-ranged bombers now in service over seas prove the ultimate or, some day not too far distant, will there be hundreds and thousands of bombers capable of flying the Atlantic with a full load of deadly bombs and returning to the home base? Must we look forward to a time when ninety per cent of our industry will lie within the effective range of a preda tory nation’s birdmen? You will want to read Frazier Hunt’s startling article in THIS WEEK, The Star’s outstanding weekly maga zine, in which he goes exhaustively and unpleasantly con vincingly into this whole subject. It is the second in his series of articles on the National Defense. fa There will be also an article in the news section by Oliver McKee, jr., the first of a series, in which the weak nesses of our defenses are discussed from another angle. 1% • -V--.V vSJK' *X. : 'v.-v': *i v ' WESTERN HIGH SCHOOL’S BIRTHDAY This week Western will celebrate its anniversary. During the five decades since its establishment thousands of pupils have passed along its corridors, old and new. Many of the graduates have assumed leadership in various phases of hfe in Washington. . I . Clagett Proctor, in an article in the Feature Section of Sun day s Star, will give you the history of the school. Included will be a I Photograph of the original graduating class, hardly a corporal’s guard in comparison with those of present days. Washingtonians will find great interest in this article which re calls familiar names, scenes and events.