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; Resolve to Win Health I Dr. Copeland’s New Year’s Message W t'filf/t, Achievement, Success—ff hat Does a Man Cain *ho Win* These and Has Not Health?—Determine "o'Jay to Strive for a Sound Body. Liy ilOYAL S. COPELAND, M. D. United States Senator from New York. Former Commissioner of Health. Kew York City. #jj^HREE hundred years ago tomorrow, young children, the first id born of Plymouth, were celebrating New Year’s Day. With all its sacrifices, life to them was just as sweet as it is to our chil dren. born three centuries later. After all, it is not the year or the generation in which we live that determines our happiness. It is the spirit with which we face life that de termines our contentment of mind. On this New Year’s Day every newspaper in North America Wrill record the achievements of the year just ended. Every paper will record prophecies of the year to come. They will talk about money, about invention, about discovery, about politics. The acta of Congress, Wall Street, the World Court, Dis armament, the Eighteenth Amendment, and a thousand other things will engage the serious attention of able editors. Columns will be writ ten to illuminate our minds regarding each and all of these matters. But, in the last analysis, these are not the no COPELAND final things. Today, tomorrow, next year, and from the beginning of time there are end have been but two things of vital importance: The state of your body and the state of your soul—what else really matters? What is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? What is a man profited if he gain wealth and educa tion. lends and degrees, if he has< not health? 1 have nothing but praise for all the wonderful achievements of the past. I am eager for those things that make for progress and the wel fare of the race. But. O! my coun trymen. why are we so neglectful of the individual and public health? What Is better for you and for the nation than to be rich in health and vigor? To a remarkable extent the physi cal health has to do with the mind. That old saying from Junius Juve nalis is worthy of serious thought. He speaks of the sound mind in the sound body. There is no doubt that the sound body is likely to be gov erned by a sound mind. In many in stances. evil thoughts and wicked deeds may be traced to physical dis ease. To determine to cultivate health Is one of the best resolutions. Let us join in that resolve today. ►---— Will It be necessary to diet for all time If this condition exists? A.—Yes. but the extent of the trouble determines the degree of danger — proper treatment should bring about improvement. Whether or not the trouble can be definitely cleared up depends upon the serious ness of the Individual .rase. It is necessary to restrict the diet as long as there is a trace of sugar. Your doctor will advise you. • • • M. R. Q.—What should a girl of 18. 5 feet 3 Inches tall weigh? 2— What will remove superfluous hair on face, neck and chest? 3— Will proper diet reduce the weight? 4— What would cause dizziness, pains around the heart, and over weight. A.—She should weigh about 122 pounds. 2— The electric needle handled by an expert. 3— Yes, a properly balanced diet and systematic exercise will reduce the weight. 4— Indigestion and biliousness would be apt to cause the former dis turbances. Overweight is often n matter of overeating. • • • I. M. Q.—What should a girl Love’s Reawakening ££'ol ... By Adele Garrison. —-— Ilodge Runs into More Grief W hen She Beards the Lioness in Her Den in an Attempt to Rescue the Boys from Her MotherAn-Law. AS I WAITED for an answer tol my tap upon my mother-in law’s door, I was conscious that It was not her probable—almost certain—attitude of captious critic cism which I was dreading. It was concerned only with what Dicky's attitude would be toward this little domestic Imbroglio in which he found himself Involved because my enforced Interview with his young nephew.William Harrison, had left him with Roderick and Junior—and, his mother—upon his hands. Behind me I heard soft rustlings • nd the almost noiseless closing of doors, and knew that Mary and Katherine had gone into their rooms. So there was no one save myself to aee the frown upon Dicky’* face as be opened the door to me. "Oh.” he said. ~nd the expletive was heavy with disapproval, although he managed to give it a courteous in flection. "I trust you have finished your Interview and can turn your attention to this rather difficult problem.” He was holding his temper in with an effort. I saw that plainly. Never a patient man. 1 guessed that he had been much irritated by his , mother In the time that 1 had been ! absent, and not being able to vent, any of his choler upon her—for Picky 1* scrupulously deferential to his mother-1 presented a fair target for his wrath—if he let it slip I found myself less concerned with i the problem presented by the alterca tion of the two small boys than with ] this question: Would Dicky be able , to master his temper and preserve the delightful atmosphere of our] "second honeymoon" which had j spelled such happiness for me since our reconciliation? On one thing I waa determined. I would give him no provocation to wrath which I could avoid, ...... “I came up the second I finished talking to William.’* I said, carefully omitting ar.y mention of my colloquy with Catherine and Mary. "Was It necessary to deliver so ’ong a lecture Just at this Juncture?” , Dicky queried next, his voice Icily A inauisltlve. ___ __ . ■ Dicky at HI* Ola Trfck*. m |t is an old gibe, this of his. one Bfehich he has thrown at me many ISICmes. One which In the past has T„ever failed to goad me to explosive anger. But I put an iron hand upon my leaping temper and forced my voice to casual calmness. -I am afraid It was.” 1 said. •‘Will iam was very much upset and I had to explain things to him." ••Margaret*" My mother-in-law’s voice cut through our colloquy as if U w*re a pistol shot. "May I re mind you that thia is my room and that I am extremely busy. If you have nothing else to do but squab ft ble with Richard, I suggest that you go away again.” I knew better than to take her at her word, much as I longed to go out the door and clam it after me. In stead I left Dicky—I wondered if he were as grateful for the interruption as I was—and advanced toward my mother-in-law who was towering over Junior and Roderick. The two small boys. flushed and tearful, were seated opposite each other, their stormy eyes and averted faces show ing that the anger which had led to their fight was still unabated. • Please. Mother." I coaxed, "isn’t there something I can do about this? I’m so sorry you were troubled with it.” (•randma Trie* Again. "What else was there to do?" she demanded. "You were gone on some fool's errand. Richard took the whole affair as a huge Joke.” her eyes went scathingly to her hapless son, "and your father caref illy kept his skirts clear of the whole affair. Somebody had to preserve discipline, and that's why 1 brought both thw boys up here. 1 haven't inquired as to the reason for their altercation. Boys will be boys, you know. I'm only insisting that they shake bands as all decent people do when a game or a fight is ended. Now. Roderick, now Richard Second." she turned back to the two small boys. "You've had time to think this over. Aren't you ready to shake hands with each other?" With amusement and relief I noted that she had not given them a direct command. If she bad done so I would have had to enforce Junior's obedience, at least, for we never have permitted him to disobey » command of his grandmother's. 1 knew her doting love for her favorite grand son—I may truthfully call Junior that—and guessed that sha would not risk punitive measures for him by giving him a direct command in his present rebellious mood. Her appeal, however, fell upon ears purposely deaf to any softening entreaty. The frown upon each ab surd little face deepened and they shook thetr heads decidedly. My mother-in-law turned to me with outspread hands. "You see." she said, "the results of your absence from home. How can you expect a child deprived of his mother to be as obedient as one who Is under her care all the timer' I made no attempt to answer her amarirtg attack which I knew to be born of unreasoning temper in stead of conviction. All my facul ties were fused- in one question. Would Dicky, by silence, acquiesce In her dictum, or would he In old fashioned parlance "stand up'* for me? (Continued Tomorrow) Gvrrictit. 1129, Notgee Fmium lac. welch who Is thirteen years old and five feet four inches tall? 2—llow can I reducer A.—For her age and height ahe should weigh about 115 pounds. 2—Weight reduction is merely a matter of self-control as regards the diet Exercise la. of course, essen tia!. For particulars send a self addressed. stamped envelops and re peat your question. • • • J. P. Q.—I have very large ton sils. Do you think they should come out? A.—Follow your doctor’s advice after a personal examination. • • • O. A. A. A.—What causes a fistula and. what treatment Is advised? Wornd an operation prevent further trouble? A.—The trouble Is due to Injury to the tissue of the involved parts. Operation la usually successful in clearing up disturbances of this na ture. OWTltM. 19U, Nt»tp»p« Ft»:ur* S«r»lc«, lac Three-Minute Journeys By TEMPLE MANNING The Beautiet of South Africa. TO THE north and east of Cape Town, about which i wrote re cently. are some of the most beautiful valley spots to be found in the world. These are known as the Drakensteln. Paarl and Hex River Valleys, and they combine ex ceptional beauty of scenery with a richness of agriculture which has made them exceedingly attractive to colonists. Fleeing from intolerable conditions in France, large numbers of Hugue nots migrated to South Africa and It was in these fruitful valleys that they settled. Their influence is seen in the orchards and vineyards. The French brought these agricultural developments from the homeland and found In South Africa Just the com bination of climate and soil needed for the cultivation of the fruit and wine grapes. The principal cities of this Valley country are Paarl. Worcester and Wellington. Each has a gorgeous setting. Paarl is a Dutch commu nity. the name meaning • ..earl." The main beauty of these valleys lies In the majesty of the mountains. The tall granite peaks seem to rise up from one's very feet. They are over powering. but not depressing—there Is nothing sinister about them. Back of this valley country lies the Great Karoo, a central table-land which has been largely given over to sheep grazing. To the casual traveler1 this flat plain with its odd little hill-1 ocks every now and again, seems in capable of providing nourishing fod Surfboard Riding Is One of the Main Sports. der for live stock. But the grass Is better than It seems and annually feeds millions of sheep. Just about due East of Cape Town, where the tip of Arira swings around to be washed by the waters of the Indian Ocean, lies Port Elizabeth. This is another important commer cial and industrial center, but it Is more also, It Is a popular holiday re sort. The bathing facilities are par ticularly good at Port Elizabeth. The city boasts another point of unusual interest. It is the Snake Park. Here hundreds of snakes are kept in their little houses inside the concrete walled inclosurea. It is. of course, strictly for scientific pur poses. but It serves nevertheless to draw curious visitors. Every day large numbers of people may be seen leaning over the concrete walla of the inclosures watching the attend ants fearlessly handing the venom ous snakes. Still further up the coast. In a northeasterly direction, are Port Alfred and East London, both sea ports and recreation centers. At East London is the popular Orient Beach whose long-rolling waves have made surf-board riding one of the characteristics of the place. In my next article I shall tell you something about the diamond towns and other parts of South Africa. Some Odd Facts Ex-King Manuel, of Portugal. Is an expert in gardening, and author of an important book on rortuguese literature. • • • Tha crate to achieve feats of en durance has spread to piano-playing, a record having just been set up by a professional pianist. Herr Hugo Muller, who succeeded in playing for eighty-five houra without a break. The previous record was eighty houra. • • • Kissing has now been banned in Russia by the Soviet authorities, even postal packages containing a warning against this habit, J Happy New Year! By Fanny Darrell. A t ■ W#T _ / ^ j THE last day of the Old Year! A day of sadness, yet a day of rejoicing. Sadness for those whose past year has been but a usetess striving; a year of vain regrets and re pinings. Rejoicing for those who have forged ahead and placed themselves firmly on the road to victory. Y'ou see. the years are what you make of them. Those who fail blame everything and everybody else but themselves and bemoan the fate that has made them miserable. New Y’ear’s Eve is one of sad remembrance to them. Rut why pot meditate a bit! See where you have failed and determine that the New Year will brine you a realization of your dreams. Take Love into your confidence, for Love is the eternal conqueror. Where Ix>ve is, there can be no failure. So when the clock hands point to the midnight hour, then and there determine that you’ll make good—and watch the glad hap piness of Love’s face as he smiles from the clock and promises you his help! Mav the coming year bring you all the hap piness for which you hope! May Love ever abide with you all and bring you the realization of your dearest dreams! And may it be the very happiest year of all, this New Year of 1930! MLyre”—and (tine New Long Skirts! By WINIFRED BLACK MARY GARDEN is all for the long skirt. She doesn’t iike it for its comfort; she doesn’t like it for its practical use, but she just loves it for its “lure.” And if anybody in this or any other country knows just pre cisely what “lure” means, Mary Garden is that one particular person. Miss Garden was never a great beauty, and all the musical critics agree that her voice is not exactly the voice of a great diva —but “lure,” charm, fascination?—hush! Every man who ever went to the opera in this country, after he was old enough to fall in love, has been in love with Mary Garden. And as for Europe—what with soldiers, and admirals, and prime ministers and princes, both merchant and royal varieties—Miss Gar den’s existence has been fairly littered with them. Miss Garden has red hair, and lure—no one will ever think of denying these two at tributes. And here Bhe is now, the great siren of her generation, telling us that short skirts and WWIFRED BLACK short hair, and plain talk have killed woman’s lure for man—well I don't know but she is right. Sarah Bernhardt didn’t have a feature in that amazing face of hers—but she had “lure” by the pound. Imagine Bernhardt in « i i • • a a snort sKirt. She would have committed suicide before she would have worn one. And as for Cleopatra, that Serpent of Old Nile who drove most of the prominent princes ► —— —'——— — — .. and well-known kings of her time mad with love for her, can you even dream of her in a sport dress and a pull-on hat? Where is the great beauty of today—I ask you? The one Helpful Advice to Girls By ANNIE LAURIE Dear annib lauriej < 1 have never come to you for advice. But I need It very much. W» ar* two sisters, fourteen and fiften years old, and love two fel lows very dearly. But our mother does not approve of us going out with boy*. One of the fellows has asked me to marry him. I am fourteen years old. but I think I am too young. My mother wants me to marry about seventeen or eighteen years old. Would you tbtnk It right for him to ask my mother if he can go out with me? My mother does not want my sin ter and me to go out nights. We only can go on Saturday after noons. and the rest of the week stay home. Do you think mother is doing right? HEARTBROKEN AND LONE SOME. Heartbroken and lone some: What are you so sad about? Is It because you have a mother who has her daughters' in terests at heart and knows they are but children needing her care and tovlng protection? If all the girls had such sensible parents there would be far less unhsppfness In the world. Put all such thoughts out of your mind. Enjoy the healthy, happy activities of girlhood, for before you realize It you will be grown up. with the responsibilities squarely before you, For Ufa is not all roses, and ►so In the meantime make the most of your girlhood, and thgt means do not make yourself unhappy with imag inary love troubles. Dear axnie laurie: Please tell me how to win back a boy’s friendship. I am a girl in my late teens and am deep* ly in love with a boy two years my senior. We have been going together for about two months. Lately when he has taken me out he acted as though he did not want me with him. We had a lit tle quarrel lately and he won't talk very much, although he tips his hat and says “Hello” to me when he eeee me. but he is not the same boy—what 1 mean is, he never takes me out any more. Can you tell me a way to win him back? Should 1 apologize to him if I think the quarrel was my fault? DOWNHEARTED. DOWNHEARTED: Your own state of mind seems to hint that you may have been the first to offend If you have been at fault speak to your friend and see if that Is the reason for his Indifference. If there is no other reason than lust his de sire to discontinue the friendship, then there te nothing that you can or should do. :or a young lady never forces her attentions to regain affec tion that is definitely withdrawn. Omu&t. ttt>. futon Btrrttt, 1at ' woman who turns the head of every man that looks at her. I can’t remember her name, can you? The girls are all pretty, all charming, all superlatively groomed and amazingly chic, but where is the maddening charm we used to hear so much about, back in the days of Floradora, the Gibson Girl? with their pompadour hair and Lillian Rus sell trains a-trailing behind them every step. Yes, I am afraid Mary Gar den is right—even when she says: "The mcdem woman has ceased to be what every woman craves to be to man—his eternal charmer.” But I don’t know—perhaps men don’t care to be charmed any more. Maybe they want to be pulled and chummed, and well, >r— bossed when you come right down to it Who could be infatuated with a bossy woman? Not a man on earth. Women in long skirts very often got their way—but they coaxed it out of a man, they didn’t demand it Perhaps the modem woman does not care enough about men to want to charm them. Perhaps men are to her mere ly comrades—or husbands. Perhaps she wouldn’t know what to do with a real lover if she had one. It’s all very interesting isn't it—particularly on the eve of a brand-new year!! C°PJrl*hJ. 1939. Nt*«>tp« I'm:ur* S«rt’r«. |ne The Stars Say— For Wednesday, January 1. By GENEVIEVE KEMBLE. J E n Y interesting and intrigu V ins is the forecast from the T the planetary configurations, which accent the unusual and sin gular. There may be some surpris ing change or Journey, and also the romantic concerns of life may give piquancy or excited interest to events. But, also, all matters should thrive and bring muc.. gratification, with growth, promotion, expansion and prosperity in employment, in dustry and labor. AJI afTalrs should flourish and bring happiness. Those whose birthday.lt Is are on the eve of great advancement as well os pleasant adventure. Employment, industry, business, finance are under benignant sway, and affections! or personal affairs may be romantic and intriguing. Changes of business and environment are possible, with pro motion. preferment and happiness at tending conditions generally. It Isa time for pushing to all goals and ambitions, business as well as per sonal. A child bom on this day will be assured of place and positions in life, with all opportunities of busi ness and social advantages sustained by its own ambition and versatility. Tidbits for New Year’s Day Hie 11 time-Kile lie n By Alice Lynn Barry A REPERTOIRE or little delica cies equips the hostess for New Tear's Day entertain ing. Thla may be In the form of' a special tea, a dinner or—what Is more likely — an uninterrupted! succession of callers all day. to! most people the most delightful of all forms of entertaining. Pleasantly informal hospitality means keeping a sideboard graced, with a few plates of attractive Utile cookies, and n pitcher of homey egg nog. A sufficient quantity can be trade up early in the day. and tfce pitcher refilled from time to time. Here Is a recipe for about one gallon. Flavoring is a matter of taste or dis cretion—it may be one quart of non alcoholic sherry, brand/, cognac or what-have-you. Egg-Nog. 12 fresh eggs. 2 quarts milk. 1 quart cream. S cupfuls of sugar. 1 quart beverage flavoring. 1 tablespoonful of vanilla. 1 tablespoonful of powdered nut meg. Separate the yolks from egg whites. Beat the yolks, add the sugar, milk, cream and other in gredients. and last th • beaten egg whites. (•rape and Cider Punch. 2 quarts white gratia Juice. 2 quarts sweet cider. 4 lemons. 4 oranges. 1 cupful cf sugar. 1 quart of ginger ale. Mix the strained lemon and orange Juice with the sugar, then add grape Juice, cider and ginger ale. Pour - —— 4 .. in m ■ V.n **,0 . ( n «rt 11 #*% V* fcw. t A large tray of tiny sandwiches, either little triangles or the open faced dry canape variety. Is very at tractive. Also it is preferred by many to the sweet accompaniments. The more variety on the tray, the pleasanter arrangement It makes, and fillings should be selected for color effect as well as variety In flavor. A few dainties like caviar, crabmeat. chicken-livers, anchovy paste, various kinds of cheese, tuna fish, each make very tasty tidbits. For garnish, slices of hard-boiled egg. or slice® of stuffed olives, strips of pimiento provide color and flavor. Cut bread thin, then trim off crusts and cut in several different shapes. Hither in small triangles, or In rounds with a biscuit cutter, or In fancy shapes as desired. Lobster, crabmeat or tuna fish must he flaked very fine, mixed with a little lemon juice and some mayonnaise so as to spread easily. Caviar needs but a sprinkling of lemon juice and either a slice of hard-boiled egg for gar nish., or powdered eggyolk sprinkled over the top. Thin slivers of sausage placed on bread, then cut Into fancy shapes fitting the slice of bread per fectly — introduce variety into the sandwich tray. Also there may be two or three small glass dishes containing relishes —email pickles, olives, pickled wal nuts—only those things which are easy to handle without requiring extra service. If several kinds of bread are used, they will add color and variety to the sandwich tray. Brown bread, either the plain or raisin and nut variety, is especially good with cheese, the rye bread goes well with hard cheese and with caviar, white bread with other fish. All san Iwiches should be quite small, very evenly cut and at tractively placed on the lace or pa per-lace covered tray. A Cunning Coat for the Small Ctrl. Designers have used an their | ingenuity this season in great* i lng clothes for little slater, j They have fashioned them on lines as distinctive as the new grown up cothes. In (act. the tiny coats and dresses are replicas of older sisters'; and of mothers'. Consider the clever little coat llius- i trated today. It Is made of striped tweed, the background tan and the horizontal stripes of dark brown. A modernistic effect is achieved by the contrasting vertical stripes placed at the collar, cuffs and pockets. , *' Jf , I " GOOD NIGHT ’ STORIES | . By Mag Trell ..J Yam Should Never Have Cone It* Sleep In the Clock—Espe cially on New Year’s Eve! OF COURSE. Utile Tam shoulc’ have known better than te have gone to sleep early on such a night. Above all. she should not have chosen the place to sleep In that she did. It was silly all the way round as you shall ere. M1J. Flor, Han id. Knarf and Tam —the shadow • children with the turned-about name*—were In the ?»Mr lor on this particular evening. They looked around them In surprise, for the walls were hung with streamer*, colored ribbons and banners, and In place of the usual light* were Jap anese lanterns. On the tables were ' horns, clackers, poppers and other things for making noise. "There's going to l* a party," Hanid announced. The others nodded wisely. •‘Tes. there's going to he a party.” they agreed. And they fell very happy about it. for they liked parties—all except little Yam, who yawned sleepily. "Oh. dear. I’m so tired. I'm going to sleep. I can't keep my eye* open.” She was quite a yoump shadow-girl and not at all used t<» staying up late even for parties. Drawing herself together until she was no bigger than a thumb, «h« curled up In the fringe of one of the ribbons and shut her eyes. Mil, however, drew her out. "You mustn't go to sleep yet. It'o not polite to sleep at a party.” "But I’m sleepy,” she protested, rubbing her eyes. "It doesn’t matter. You must stay up. Look, your mistress is up.” Sure enough. Tam’s little mistress. May. was up. * She entered the par* lor at that moment with all the other little real-children and a crowd of grown-ups. They were all laughing Yam Hid Behind the Hour-Hand* and talking. The children JnetantlT found the horns and other noise makers and filled the parlor will noise. The shadows had to shout Into each others ears to lx* heard. * "Isn't It fun?” shouted nor. All the others clapped their hands. Tarn looked about wearily. Where could she find a place to sleep' Wherever she turned, she found pecs pie. She crept upon the pianoi, Knarf's master, Frank, who didn’t know she was there, started to bang, and she sprang down In haste. Sh» crawled into a cop. but someone poured lemonade Into it and she was almost drenched. Her own mkM tress kept following her around (at least It seemed so, although to every one else It looked just the other way about) and blowing a horn right tnW her ear. "Please, don't . . . pl-e-ense. don't,* Tam begged. In vain. Her mistreau paid no attention to her whatever. Then she climbed to the top of the clock and hid herself behind tht hour hand, which was already mid way between eleven and twelve. II was a little more peaceful there, Karen the tick-tock. which sounded tremendously loud because she wae so near, was better than the other noises. To her relief the room suddenly became still as a church. It was the most extraordinary thing. She stuck her head out a little way from be hind the minute hand and gazed down. Amazing! Everyone was sitting stock-still and staring at her! Tea. there could be no doubt about It. They were watching her behind the hour hand. In dismay she tried to pull henself even closer together. It was impossible. Home little par* of her managed to stick out enough to be noticed. Why couldn't they let her alone? She wanted so tc steep. Even their nose was better than this staring which frightened her. What was wrong with them? What made them do it? What—? At this instant the clock suddenly struck. You can t imagine what a fearful clang It made. And the same instant the horns, darker*, poppers and what-not went off. Poor Tam leaped down from the clock In ter ror and fled up the fireplace. And everyone shoo led: “It** twelve o'clock’ Happy Kcir Tear! Happy New Year!** Cet'gu. i'»st. Ksnhm }«*<<>• 8«rn<r*, til*. Worrls of ihr Wine For the whole world, without a natire home. Is nothing fcrt a prison of larger room. —Coxley. We triumph without glory when we conquer without dan ger. —Corneille. The greet thinker it seldoit n disputant. He answers other men's arguments by stating the truth at he sees it. —jfarck. - -.,. 4 It is good discretion not to make too much of any man at the first, because ore cannot hold out that proportion. —Brcon The greatest men have been those teho have mt thei* tec, to success through 4Hfn:cities. —Robertson.