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GIRL OF 1i FORSAKES KID JOYS
TO BECOME PRIMA DONNA Helen Bishop. Los Angeles, ' Cal.j Some of j the things that little; Helen Bishop must do and must hot do in order to be come a rival of Tetrazzini: She must not 'eat pickles -or tarts or cream puffs or anything sweetthat little girls,like.: ' Shemust stahd on her toes, and ndo a lot of 'breathing exercises eyery morning at 7:3b., She must dd lots of gymnastics. And she muitlive in' a musical at-mosphere-that'will pervade and per-, meate her whole heing. In order to develop not only the voice, but the body, soul, character, temperament and mentality of little Helen Bishop,, the 11-year-old. musical prodigy, Thor Raje, musician and vocal instructor, is "to be given full legal control over the child, if the court grants the request filed by the parents. - With the crown of the famous prima donnas of the past and present already hovering over her youthful brow, the child is to give up; her en-. tire life and childhood to training to become the future queen of song. Thor Raje tielieves this is the only way to make a singer perfect. She will live in the atmosphere of music and musicians and will be taught to forget that there is anything in the world but music. o o KITCHEN CONVERSATION "The secret of success," the stamp says, "is sticking to it." "To succeed," said the knife, "be bright and sharp." "Keep up to date," said the calen dar. "Aspire to greater things," said the nutmeg. "Don't knock it's old-fashioned," said the electric bell. "Do a driving business," said the hammer, and the barrel adde.d, '"Never lose your head." "Make light of everything," ob served the fire. . "But always keep cool," said the ice. -o o- She In writing the invitations to' my birthway party should I say, "Your presence is requested?"-' He No. "Your presents are re quested" would be more like it.