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With the Crochetef xMi \\ Hssfi db3r~2s&\l fimt MmC iluifW&li 532 'T'HE Pinwheel, all-time favorite •*■ makes this large lovely square a must for every crocheter. Used ■ingly or joined they’re exquisite. • • • This crochet glorifies all rooms. No. 30 cotton makes 12 inch square, use heavier for 16 inch. Pattern 532 has directions; stitches. i Send your order to: Sewing Circle Needlecraft Dept. 82 Eighth Ave. New York Enclose 20 cents (or Pattern. No Name Address Wm 'Get O'Sullivan SOUS as well as Heels next time you Owe year shoes repaired. x* ftSgjr Bib lijßß eOAD UP RED UOOO TO GET MORE STRENGTH H your blood LACKS IRON! You girls and women who suffer so from simple anemia that you're pale, weak, "dragged out”—this may be due to lack of blood-iron. So try Lydia E. Plnkham’a TABLETS—one of the best home ways to build up red blood—ln such cases. Plnkham’s Tablets are one of the great est blood-iron tonics you can buyl At all drugstores. Worth trying! Jj Etwr notice how small a troubles Uxflc big to you B and greater troubles seem crushing when ■ nervous tension keeps ft y°u awake at night? You can't be at your ■ best mentally or phys- H£jT s 1 ically unless you get sufficient sleep. j Mile* Nervi ne has I helped thousands to Opl more restful nights and more peaceful days. Aslc y°ur druggist for HpKygH Miles Nervine. CAU- I TlON—use only as di- I rected. Effervescent 1 tablets, 35c and 75c I -Liquid. 25c and SI.OO. I Miles Laboratories. ■ Inc., Elkhart. _ ■ Indiana. |B B AT AU ■ DRUG £ STORK ■ I “B MOPSY fy GLADYS PARKER / xv -A \ w \ l G^oY s<^* (ReleftMd by Til* AvoelsUd Newspapers) >N '^f Home-Town Echoes By C. Kessler V WUtmm* 9 MUliiil Ihts S—| MEMQICT OF A PERFECT LADY. r | SUgITOO6H! lAp kHIBiB - '/EH! I'LL MISS I SD/S MV WIFE! SHEW , H &f Ti \SAYSIFIDONTQUnrX ourMt! l A LIKELY YARN Veteran—We had one fellow in our outfit who was so big that it took his girl two years to knit him a sweater. Ditto—Some yarn I Over the Top When Sam was asked how he budgeted his income, he replied: “Oh, about 40 per cent for food, 30 per cent for shelter, 30 per cent for clothing, and 20 per cent for amusement and incidentals.” "But that makes 120 per cent!” “Lord, don’t I know it!” Not Particular “So you have a new dog," said Harry to Tommy. “What’s he like?” “Oh, he’ll eat almost anything,” answered Tommy. MIDLAND JOURNAL, RISING SUN, MD. SHARPSHOOTER “How did you get that bump on your head?” “My wile threw a vase at me.” “Why on earth didn’t you duck?” “I did, but she allowed for it.” What’s the Difference A well-dressed man was shopping for a shirtwaist for his wife. “What size and color, please?" the salesgirl asked. "It doesn’t matter,” he answered. “Whatever size or color I get, I’ll have to come back tomorrow and change it.” Awake Anyhow Oscar—l can’t sleep nights be cause of this danged toothache. Michael—Then why don’t you get a job as a night watchman? THE PSYCHIATRIST AND THE WORLD ("Psychiatry may play an important part in world peace. United Nations World Health Organization is told.”—News Item) Doctor (looking at the battered world) Now just relax and be perfectly candid with me. I want to find out what’s the matter with you. World Can you find anything that ain’t? Doctor lt’s all a matter of psy chiatry, I think; just a matter of reviewing your past life. World Reviewing my past will be no help, doc. It only makes me feel worse. Doctor Just leave that to me. Now we’ve got to find out what has made you act the way you do. Did anything ever happen to you as a child? Did you ever fall out of your high chair? World I couldn’t say for cer tain. But I’ve been falling out of it ever since! Doctor I ask that because I ob serve many bruises on your head. World You should see the ones in some other places 1 * Doctor Was your home life marked by violence at any period? World Sometimes I don’t feel that I had any home life; it seems that I was always on horseback or on an army truck. Doctor Did you as a child feel frustrated, unable to express your self, balked in attaining your de sires? World One time when I showed up with gun powder, which was really a lovely plaything, they bawled me out sumpin’ awful. I got licked for that, too. Doctor Clear as a belli They filled your young mind with the feeling of frustrations. Your natural development was thwarted. I’ll bet they even objected when you played with poison gas. World Yep. What a row they made. I remember they said I would come to no good end and might even wind up as the kind of boy who would throw atom bombs. O Doctor Just as I thought! You were never allowed to express your self fully! You became an intro vert, a duplexvert and possibly a nincomvert. World Yeah! Ain’t parents awful? (This settles everything. The psychia trist promises to fix him up in no time. All he has to do is to let himself go, shake of) all inhibitions, regard himself as mas ter of his fate, take some new vitamins, and come in every Tuesday between wars). • * * Four Years Later (“Guadalcanal invaded four years ago this month.”—News item.) From the dead of Tanembogo, From Tulagi’s sandy graves And through Lunga’s battered palm trees And from shallow, fetid caves Come the voices of our heroes Like a challenge tensely hurl’d, “What about them lofty speeches? “How’s about that better world?” Gaunt, gray ghosts of valiant young sters— Kids who made the sacrifice— Stir beneath the palm fronds ask ing “Cancha make it worth the price? What of goods for which we battled? What of dreams that made us glad? And the world can merely whisper, “Would we had the answer, lad!” • • • QUITE A GIRL! “SITUATION WANTED Young woman, eager to be world citizen, seeks work abroad, preferably on continent. Secretary, script writer, 1 radio actress, charm lecturer, fash ion model. Attractive, educated, alert to unusual. Box 425 Q.”—Sat urday Review. 0 If she could only do the laundry and give bird calls! • • • /■' W est Haven, Conn., man, John Spah enb. rg, has developed the winner of a chicken-of-tomorrow nation-wide elimina tion contest. It weighs almost four pounds j at the age of 14 weeks. Now if something will be done toward smaller potatoes we may get a good chicken pie. • • • Voice of Old Time Bali Fans This makes us feel old, wizened wrecks: Those views of Tyrus Cobb in specs. • • • “OPA Raises Price of Bread”— headline. What goes? We thought OPA was for keeping down the costs of liv ing. First it authorizes the smaller loaf; now it ups the charge. We have an idea for a profitable busi ness : A detective agency protect ing bread boxes in any home. • * John R. Steelman has refused to approve another wage raise for 1 lumber workers. His reply in effect is “Knots to you!” Kathleen Norris Says: Does Your Family Go to Church? Bell Syndicate.—WNU Features. “/ don’t know why God is so good to us,” certain obscure mothers say, their faces radiant as they contemplate the safe arrival of Tom’s son, the happy marriage of lonely 30-year-old Sister Annie. By KATHLEEN NORRIS THE beauty of the old days when everyone went to church was that religion gives people a code—a rule by which to live and by which to judge their own actions and those of others. Without religion it is hard to hold young persons to moral law. Their natural question “Why”? has no answer. Some years ago, the 17-year-old daughter of a friend of mine secret ly rented a small Park avenue apartment and entertained her friends there while her mother thought she was merely dining and visiting with perfectly nice school fellows. Her expenses and the apartment were shared by a boy of 18. To all of her heart-broken par ents subsequent reproaches she only pertly answered why “why?” Why shouldn’t she spend Gran ny’s legacy that way? Why shouldn’t girls and boys live togeth er if they wanted to? Why should she tell her father and mother anything? What was there to be ashamed of? She really did not know the answers. At first glance youngsters do not see the connection between decency and religion. Religion itself as demonstrated by many of its ex ponents has done little to connect the two. Rituals, long sermons, incomprehensible formulas, greedy concern for interest, capital, be quests, collections, money-making schemes have clouded the light. Our children see only these, and they decline to believe the great mystical and unproven truths upon which all real religion is based. If the lives of the teachers were differ ent, then their effect upon our chil dren’s lives would be different. Greed, Stupidity Hide Glory. As it is, they are too often cheat ed out of their birthright of belief, partly because the blinding glory of faith is dimmed by so much human stupidity, partly because their par ents have gone that same road be fore them and have decided that re ligion is merely a profitable busi ness into which certain men enter; a “good thing,” if you happen to be that unthinking, hypocritical sort of man, willing to fool along mur muring things you don’t believe or practice to women who don’t believe or practice them either. But, thank God, under this heavy crust of age-old accumulated human stupidity, there works con tinually the yeast of saintliness. The world is full of unseen, unrec ognized saints, who have probed further than this mere outer seem ' ing, who have discovered the magic of the word, and who are quietly spreading it with every word they speak and every contact they make. Such persons may be the hum blest of mothers and fathers, work ing all their lives for food and shel ter for those they love, but their boys and girls will grow up strong in true morality, believing that they must keep their hearts i and their lips clean, that they must pay what they owe, that they must keep their word, and give to those in need, comfort the sorrowing, for get self in service. There is no more to it than that. Only—somehow we don’t find that unless we find God. It is belief in God, in our service to God, in the I ' “Why HMf- iht ,irl iukeJ prrily. FORCE OF RELIGION Religion used to be a much stronger force in American life than it is today. Too many peo ple, particularly the young, see no reason why they can’t do what they please. They see older peo ple getting away with all sorts of crooked business deals, with deceit, with infidelity. IF hat is the use of clinging to outmoded dogmas and restrictive moral codes, they ask. As Miss Norris says in today s article, the young people are de ceived by the surface of things, where they see so much of greed, stupidity and sin. Much of it is alluring and apparently satisfy ing. What they don’t see, Miss Norris points out, is the thou sands and millions of humble people who obey the laws of God and find their greatest happiness in following His Word. These humble people knoiv that faith and the Holy Law will save young lives from ruin. They realize that doing the generous, forgiving thing is worthwhile, that it brings peace and quiet happiness. It is the only power that can save the modern world from self-destruction. shortness of our term here and the necessity of making every moment of it valuable, that inspires this sort of teaching and this sort of con duct. American children have not been deprived of moral teaching; it floods over them all during their home and school years. They have been deprived of the one thing that makes that teaching valuable. Will be a Settlement. They are like busy workers who have no employer. The humble true believer learns of God through the life of his expiating son, believes that it matters whether he is hon est or not, truthful or lying, cruel or kind. There is a great em ployer, and eventually there will be a settlement. And acting blindly on this belief for a few years he begins to see that it works. Problems in his out er life smooth out; the generous thing, the forgiving thing, the self immolating thing is suddenly and surprisingly the happiest possible thing. “I don’t know why God is so good to us,” certain obscure mothers say, their faces radiant as they con template the safe arrival of Tom’s son, the happy marriage of lone ly, 30-year-old sister Annie. You never hear that phrase ex cept from believers. They see the surface-scum of human frailty in their leaders; they know of the wars, the slums, the selfishness and dishonesty of the so-called "Chris tian civilization.” Everyone sees that. But they see further, too. They see that faith and the rule save young lives. The very leaders them selves may be lost. But the children to whom they taught love of God, and love of neighbor, are the only safe children in the world. Rob your children of everything else for which you are working and strain ing, but give them faith. Potatoes for Breakfast From a caloric standpoint, pota toes make an excellent substitute for bread. In addition, they contain many valuable vitamins and min erals. Fresh from the garden as they are at this time of year, they have a high vitamin C content and they are a good source of vitamins B and G. Farm families have served potatoes boiled or fried for breakfast for a long time, but few urban homes have adopted the practice. Potato pancakes make a good breakfast dish.