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geitingan «lira pair of stockings I DOZENS of stocking* were washed repeatedly the Lux way— the same number with a strong soap. Then all the stockings were given strain tests to we how soon they'd run. The Luxed stockings lasted anil lasted — more than twice as long as the others! That's just like getting an extra pair of stockings everv time you buy one. Nylon, raynu, silk, cotton stock ings all showed similar results. Be wise—Lux stockings nightly. LUXE· iK«ckiBgs las* twice m low* ... xlrai· tMlN aliow ! A product of lever Brothers Company MCs not so new! ■ ι UNBREAKABLE GLASS INVENTED FLASH ! ROME, 34 a.d. — Among the visitors to the court of Emperor Tiberius today was a glass blower who presented His Majesty with an un breakable, flameproof glass cup. In demon strating its unusual qualities, the glass blower dashed the cup to the floor with such vigor that he created a large dent in the transparent vessel. Before the Emperor's astonished eyes he there upon picked it up and, with a small hammer, tapped it back into its original shape. Tiberius, while pleased with the gift, has or dered the glass blower beheaded lest the new materia), because of its extraordinary durability, render gold and silver valueless. — Source: Pliny the Elder. ARE YOU TOO FAT? Continued from page eleven uals. Cousin Charles, my victuals." Most fat people feel the same way as Miss Norton about victuals. A doctor who hands out printed diet lists and depends on the will power of the patients often gets no resul· s, or merely temporary loss of weight. The unhappy patient knows it is had for hie health to over eat; he feele ungainly and in ferior. He can't get clothes to fit him; he doesn't feel well and can't move about freely. Yet he can't resist eating. Why? Understanding the fat person's motives for eating, not only the motives he gives but some of the symbolic meanings of his explana tions, is important, says Dr. Cutting. "The successful reduction of weight depends on the degree to which the psychological factors are understood by tht patient and utilized in the treatment by the doctor." ChooM the Right Dodos Perhaps most overweight persons are in need of psychological rather than medical help. They should choose a doctor who understands psychology, who believes in the new principles of psychosomatic medi cine, the theory that "a very fair proportion of bodily disturbances is due to the moods, the emotions of the individual, to the ideas he builds up about himself regarding his body." The combination of mental distress and its influences upon the body is what psychosomatic medi cine uses as a basis for treatment. Such a doctor will not give the patient a diet slip, after he makes certain that no organic reason for the overweight exists. He will try to find out what subconscious meaning food has for the patient. One doctor treating an overweight woman learned that her married life was rendered miserable by a hus band who constantly made jibes in public about her weight. The doctor found that she was getting pleasure from food to take the place of the satisfactions she should be finding in marriage. She felt great hostility toward her husband and her over weight was "in part, a sort of back handed way" of punishing him, of "getting even." The doctor called in the husband and discussed the motives for his constant sadistic derision. The marriage was estab lished on better grounds; the wife got rid of her hostile feeling toward her husband, and lost weight. To solve problems of this type, many physicians are using the Rorschach test, a psychiatric de vice consisting of looking at ink blots and deciding what they resem ble. This is a means of digging out the secret reasons behind a fat person's overeating. Overeating has many deep, un known meanings. Due* it mean that the person subeon&Hously wants everything for himself? That he will give others nothing? Does a man overeat because his mother made him overeat in an excess of love when he was a child? Does a poor woman who can afford no pleasures of any other kind use food as her only source of well-being? If a bored, frustrated housewife got out of her home and into interesting work or cultural hobbies would she cease her aimless nibbling? Psychologists tell us that very few of our habits (and overeating is a habit) can be changed merely by "setting one's teeth and assuming a masterful posture." In many cases they say "the situation is made worse by such tactics." But making a sensible effort, setting up a check list of sane reducing methods, can be helpful. Set Up a Check List Here are the things most to be remembered : Be compliant to the reducing situation; not aggressive. Take a drink of water instead of a snack; eat tiny frequent meals of non fattening food when you are tired; take vitamins. Reduce only under the care of a physician ; eat mostly protein fo'-'ds — lean meats, fish, eggs, cheese and others; for dessert eat fruit low in sugar, or gelatin. Never take thyroid or benzedrine except under the instructions of a physician; re-educate your appetite instead of counting cntories; try to find out what meaning food has for you; if food means extraordinary pleasure, find some other means of enjoyment in your life; broaden your interests; cultivate hobbies; get a new mental picture of yourself. That's the sort of program doctors and psychologists tell us will slough off those unwanted, unhealthful and unbeautil'ul pounds. The End "Well, next Wednesday morning, same time?"