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Kir M J |ppAi‘ v fit aB Mm 1 WtmSaai : <i i '' 5 JH* * .. „mU& f ’> . »* '*/*’' r s ; r. INGKRORG OK SRAVSACQ Find the key word by Margaret Blair Johnstone RH I lininter of the in ion Con fre national Church * x&r Croton and Went Croton , Mans. 'jHH Qif( us courage and gaiety and the quiet mind”... BOSKST LOUIS STEVENSON MEMORIAL IN ST. GILSS’S CATHEDRAL. KUINSI RGH We were in no mood for games when we walked into the classroom. But here we found Stevenson's prayer copied on the black board and over it written: Find the key word! As student ministers in charge of churches, most of us had been burning the candle at both ends, cramming for comprehensive exams which would determine whether our seven years’ professional training was total waste. “What a time to preach even about cour age!" one man said. “Quiet mind," muttered another. “Mine’s 2 Copyright, IMS, United Newspapers Magazine Corporation quiet all right the trouble is, it’s paralyzed." The door opened and in came the professor. "Good morning!” said he and surveyed our gloomy ranks. Evidently spotting the glummest, he said, “And how are you this fine morning. Miss Blair?” “Who me?” I suddenly came to. “Why why I’m fine.” “You are! Well. then, why don’t you notify your face?” When we alt stopped laughing, we knew the key word. Generated by gaiety we found both courage and calm to take us through the hours we had dreaded. Ever since in moments of crisis, I’ve found it helps to find the key word. FIRST nones rarr. From a Washing ton, D. C., reader we learn of a doctor who emerged from the room of a sick woman and asked her anxious husband: “Got a screw driver?” The husband promptly got the tool, but a few minutes later the doctor opened the door again. “A chisel and a hammer, please.” The husband gulped but soon returned with the items. A moment later the doctor was at the door once more. “And now a pair of pliers and a knife.” he said. The frantic husband couldn't stand it any more. "For heaven’s sake.” he cried out, “what’s wrong with my wife?” “Don't know yet,” replied the doctor. “Can’t get my bag open.” COWARD! A Maryland friend of ours is con cerned over the effect of television cowboy movies on her youngsters. She writes: "The other day I drove through a red light at a busy intersection and was handed my first traffic ticket. My three-year-old boy watched the officer in growing excitement, and finally inquired. 'Mommy, why don't you shoot it out with him?’ ” SFEAKIR6 or KIDS, we like the story about little Joey. In class his teacher became suspicious of a lump in Joey’s cheek. “Joey,” she said, “do you have some gum in your mouth?” “No. ma’am." burbled Joey. “I'm soaking a prune to eat at recess." COMIM6 UP. Next week, in another article in our “I’ve Got A Question" series, famed psychiatrist William C. Menninger replies to a This Week reader's query, "What is the psychological key to success?" His answer will surprise you. The Editors THIS WEEK THE SUNDAY MAGAZINE WILLIAM I. NICHOLS. E Uttar tditonot offices: 420 Lexington Amwc, New York 17, New York THE CERFBOARD 4 > HOW TO RE AN OPTIMIST 7 fee Priscilla Jaavith WILL AIRFIELDS BE OBSOLETE? t by Hell t. Hibbard BACK-YARD WINDFALL 10 by Jb on Bobbin, “WHAT’S MY CRIME?” U by Pork. Cmamiags QUIZ ’EM 14 KINDERGARTEN CLASS IS by Mint Bridgman ONE-SHOT JULIET 16 A DOCTOR LOOKS AT DRINKING^.^T!*.f*!? It by W. W. Beyer, M.D. A TRIPLE CROSS FOR THE COUNTESS tO Fiction by William Brandon . A WIFE TALKS BACK..' it STOPPER ; f 4 by Joan Rattnmr “I WANT MORE MONEY!" f 5 by Itaymmnd ScbvuUr HOW AMERICA EATS *7 by Clnmmmtinm PaddMotd EVERYBODY'S ETIQUETTE.. .. ft Cdvdt by Cwwl i«aw Hrrnßb Ml descriptions of All chttiderf km fettm stones and fceau-ftrtMMi articles, in this m*gartae in wholly iMagiasry. Any name which Happens to be the same as that of any person, living or dead, is enitrtly cetnci«i-ma! The title ••This Wee*” is registered in the U.S. Patent Office. FOR A BETTER AMERICA This ierlf Weyaaine March 20. IOSS