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HERE’S DINNER FOR WHITE HOUSE Unsuspecting of the honor be- j towed upon him, Tom, 48 pound | turkey, who is to be presented to ; President Roosevelt for the i Thanksgiving Day dinner at the 1 White House. Doses with Miss I As Roosevelts Visited Premier Biwy : mSm &- '>> - y%l j||| V;< ; ' IHi * Mr. and Mrs, James Roosevelt, son arid daughter-in-law of the President, pictured as they arrived at 10 Downing Street, London, official residence of British Premiers, to be guests of honor at a reception given by members of the British Cabinet. Their host was Premier Ramsay MacDonald, close friend of the Roosevelt family. ■Central Press] Diabetes Diet Treatment Dictated by Individual By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D . i jogical ia the treat- | menj of diabetes, as described from the Datgre of the disease as dis cussed In this column yesterday. To summarize what was there said: Essentially di abetes is an in ability of the body to use car bohydrate food (starches and sugars) as It docs normally. Actually every person with dia betes can use some *• c'afb'ft hy drate, rbut.hifit as much as the nor mal body, and not enough. Logically, then. Dr. pendenlng the treatment by diet would be to give the patient just as much carbohydrate food as he can use and no more. And to make up the deficiency between his power to utilize carbohydrate and his needs In other ways. The first problem for the patient with diabetes, then. Is to discover how much carbohydrate he can use -—the glucose tolerance, as it is called. If Mr. Smith (aged 55) can use 150 grams of carbohydrate a day and little Johnny Jones (aged 8) can utilize only 40 grams, while Miss Grace, the Rchool teacher (aged 81). who recently found she had diabetes, can utilize 80 grams, and old Grand ma X has Just a touch of diabetes in her 72nd year, hut can utilize 200 grams of carbohydrate a day, you can’t plan the same diet for all of them. How are you going to find out? By going to a doctor. People seem to think that this advice Is for the bene fit of the medical profession, but I can’t see why. The fact Is the doc tors educate themselves for the benefit of the people. Certainly when you’re sick that is the time you need them. Os all diseases the treatment of diabetes can best be handled by the patients themselves, and most of the treatment of the diabetic Is Mlf-treatment, but each patient has Margaret Bowles, of New York at a Chicago poultry show wher* he is being exhibited. He is the product of the Michigan State Agricultural college at East I.an* sing. to be started off by a doctor. 1q order find out wfjat the glucose; toler ihce is, because each patient '.is.-.dif ferent. After that, a patient with diabetes should visit a doctor every three months. All the rest of the treat ment can be carried out at home by the patient himself. It is impossible to set down hard and fast rules for the diet of a dia betic because each case is different. The list given above is a very aver age one; the tolerance for carbohy ■ kate ranges from 40 to 200 grams, and the list is in accord with facta in that the younger the patient, the more severe the disease is likely to be:t lower the tolerance. The dietetic treatment, then, la quite simple; the patient finds out what his tolerance is. and then plans his diet so that it shall contain no more carbohydrate than he can tol erate. To do this he must have, at least at first, a table of food values and a scale for weighing food. The food table may be found in any of the many diabetic manuals published (the nearest book store Is sure ’-fo have one; they keep them in stock just as they do dictionaries), or send 10 cents td this column. The food scales can be purchased at the hard ware store. There are only three little addi tional hints in planning the diet: 1. The amount of fat must not be too high. Especially In young dia betics this may brtpg on coma. How high must be learned by study. 2. Vegetables ,containing a small amount (5 per cent) carbohydrate are better than concentrated starches and sugars, because they get into the blood slower. 3. When you can’t get enough to eat. there’s always Insulin. EDITOR’S NOTE: Six pamphlets by Dr. Clendening can now be ob tained by sending 10 cents in coin, fpr each, and a self-addressed envelope stamped with a three-cent stamp, to Dr. Logan Clendening. in care iOt this paper. The pamphlets are: “Indigestion and Constipation,” "Re ducing and Gaining," “infant Feed ing,” "Instructions for the Treatment ■ of Diabetes,” "Feminine Hygiene'' 1 an d "The Care of the Hair and Skin. - 1 * • T •**(•*• SBNS3BBON, (N.CJ DAILY DESPATCH FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 19SS Physicians , Patients Differ In Regard to “ Biliousness ,f 3y LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D. YOUR DOCTOR will probably smile contemptuously if you tell him that you are bilious. Perhaps even more •o if you say you are subject to bil i o u s n es s. Bui Dr. Clendening that. Or if he is a learned man he may explain that the term “bilious” Is a survival from the medieval idea of the disease—the idea that disease was due to disturbance of the humors of the body. The humors were four— blood, bile, . phlegm and choler. If one of these predominated in a per sonality. or if someone were subject to one of them, he was a sanguine, a bilious, a phlegmatic or a choleric man. as the case might be. The idea has persisted In a subconscious way until quite recent times, as witness Disraeli's classic simile: “As bilious as a Bengal general.” But your learned doctor will explain the Idea was not sound as an explanation of disease, and there is no such thing as biliousness. Well, what Is the matter with you, then, you may well ask? You have certain sensations every once in a while that you have learned to call bilious, and that is where you are Dn solid ground. That is where you are tighter than the doctor. You have a right to know what they are. The difficulty is simply a question of terms. First, what are these sensations of NEW AUTO OFFICIAL TAKES OFFICE / IHr ~ K M % & *WSPI? \ t# -0'; La, Jmm * ■ ■l iipp mlsm M. E. Coyle This photo shows William S. Knudsen, newly-appointed execu tive vice president of the General Motors corporation in charge of manufacturing, as he is congratu lated by M. E. Coyle, who suc- 'Old-fash ioned ’' ' Is Applied io St omach Actih By LOGAN CLENDENING, M. D f$)W THAT phrase, old-fashioned rame to be applied to stomach nches wptald be hard to discover, but it is quite appropriate. Stomach aches V - must have been Clendening and happiness ever since. One of the newer systems of psychology, indeed, is based on the idea that all human behavior can be accounted for by the operation of two driving forces: the appetitive-hunger-seeking -drive and the love-drive, or procreative-drive • • • We do not need to embrace this system ot psychology to realize that a large part of life has been con cerned with digestion. Primitive an imals and young animals are prac tically all stomach, When anything untoward—physical or mental —hap- pens to the organism, this oldest and most fundamental of all the systems Is likely to be the first to be upset. You saw something that made you sick at your stomach. A wrench of your arm did the same thing. You were too worried to eat. Why should such things be? What connection has a wrench of the arm and the stomach? With the vomiting center in the brain? We say “reflex” in explanation, but it doesn’t explain biliousness? Isn't it that there is .a feeling of sluggishness, a little heavi ness or throbbing in the head, a sen sation as if everything be.'ow the waist had stopped dead, and wasn’t going to start again until it was weli prodded. Then just a bit of nausea, spots before the eyes, and a most de cided disinclination to do any labor of any kind, as well as for food. Certainly people have this group of sensations, and they are likely to have them recurrently in spells. That is why they say they are subject to biliousness. And that, I think, Is the clue to their real nature. For a long time l. too, laughed at the idea of bilious ness, and then I began to inquire , what my patients meant by it, and i am certain now that what people mean when they say they are bilious is that they have minor attacks of migraine, or sick headache. It is the form which should be called abdom inal migraine. Sometimes abdominal migraine may take the form of actual pain so severe that, as certain physicians have pointed out, futile abdominal operations have been resorted to. in the expectation of finding gallstones or other organic disease. Most of the cases of abdominal migraine, however, take the milder form 1 have described, without actual pain. There is a final valuable hint that has made many people believe alUthe more strongly in the “bilious” nature of their complaint—it will disappear under the tender ministrations of a little calomel. EDITOR’S NOTE: Six pamphlets by Dr. Clendening can now be ob tained by sending 10 cents in coin, for each, and a self-addressed envelope stamped with a three-cent stamp, to Dr. Logan Clendening, in care ol this paper. The pamphlets are: “Indigestion and Constipation." “Re ducing and Gaining,’’ “Infant Feed ing.” “Instructions for the Treatment of Diabetes,” "Feminine Hygiene" and “The Care of the Hai> and Skin." really, in an un ethical aside, let me say you are Tighter than he is. if he feels like e x p I a I ning his smile, he will probably tell you that “biliousness” means the pro duction of an ex cess of bile, and that there Is no such thing. And for ail 1 know to the contrary, he may be right in William S. Knudsen ceeds him as general manager of the Chevrolet Motor company, on Knudsen’s first day in his new post. As a result Knudsen be comes one of the most prominent figures in the auto industry. much. All we know Is that when the nervous system is flooded with impulses, the first thing to respond is this oldest and most sensitive prftirt of our life. Through the long vistas of the ages we can see our sad-eyed ancestors, in tree top, by seaside, in caves, in the shallow slime, apprehensively holding their hands over their aching bellies. No wonder stomach ache is called old-fashioned. • • • No wonder, also, that the emotions play a large part in chronic or re current abdominal distress. The more emotional the individual, the more the tenesmus. There are few writers, actors, senarlo creators, painters or musicians of my ac quaintance who, when the tires of genius are burning low, do not har bor a dark apprehension that there is something radically wrong with their large intestine. “Belly aching” is the expressive phrase we apply to these manifesta tions In the less exalted members of the race. These things are very likely to be forgotten when we are trying to ex plain chronic abdominal disease. We are so accustomed to dealing with pain in terms of germs and ulcers, and acids, and calcium, and spasms, and conduction times, that we forget that old man self sitting there in the center of things, endlessly day and night spinning his shining threads* for good or evil. EDITOR’S NOTE: Six pamphlets by Dr. Clendening can now be ob tained by sending 10 cents in coin, for each, and a self-addressed envelops stamped with a three-cent stamp, to Dr. Logan Clendening, in care of this paper. The pamphlets are: “Indigestion and Constipation.” “Re ducing and Gaining." “Infant Feed ing.” “Instructions for the Treatment of Diabetes.” “Feminine Hygiene” and “The Care of the Hair and Skin." among the out standing features of life ever 1 since our sluggish an cestors crawled over the slime of the Silurian seas. All that a primitive animal needs to be suc cessful is s good digestive appara tus and a good method of repro duction. An«J the i m p o r tance of those two sys tems has affect ed human life OfaICVE WAGER read trir first: Seeking t}ie heart of Stuart Logan, the "‘catch'-' of the social season at Trogtca Beach, Lizetta Boyd, plain looking hut possessed of a certain charm ' boldly predicts to her four attract —•? girt friends that she can •iriti Stuart s lore irithin six months. Lizetta inal.es rapid headway and the wealthy young Logan becomes much interested When Pedro, an old Spaniard and confidante ot Lizetta is arrested lor receiving stolen jewels, she enlists Stuart's aid in signing Pedros bona. Then the old Spaniard mysteriously disappears. Mari o n, one ot Lizetta s friends, does her utmost to win Stuart for herself when Terrance Witliington, a titled Englishman and old family friend, arrives at the beach to see Lizetta. She even tells Stuart that Lizetta is engaged to marry Lord Witliington. Stuart s attitude then changes to ward the heroine. Lizetta learns of HI arion's falsehood from Patricia, another friend. As soon as Patricia tells Stuas-t that Lizetta is not en gaged to Lord Witliington, young Logan deserts Marion at a dinner party and goes in search ot Lizetta. He finds her down the beach. Stuart and Lizetta avoid the party and walk by themselves along the pier, then slight misunderstanding com fl etety erased (NOW CO ON WITH THE STORYj CHAPTER 22 THEIR CONVERSATION drifted Into divers subjects, as it had be come their habit to do before this long day of separation, and they’ yvere oblivious of the passing of time. Faintly, the melody from a distant orchestra floated out to them. “How deep is the ocean, how high is the Eky?” it sighed plaintively. "Those are big questions to an swer. aren’t they?” Stuart observed. “They represent aii the unanswerable questions of the universe." “There is so much that we don’t fcnow.” Lizetta agreed. “Yes. we little humans take credit to ourselves for knowing a lot. and we haven’t started to learn. And perhaps half of what we think we know is wrong. Every generation or so. a few great thinkers prove that some of the discoveries of the last generation were all wrong, and we have just as many puzzles to solve ys we had before.” “Tlifcii we don’t progress very fast. llifiiii | jjfi: jdMfcP •• ipasajM' NfeW SPAPERS are an in-par- Itfjsik on a tant factor in the progress of weekly credit fiisicus the world, supplying all of the tomers. His profits for the service 1 news, from at home and abroad to that he renders are small, yet many every interested person at a neg- of these boys, by thrifty manage ligible cost. The service which ment, are paying their way through •?. they render has come to be taken school with their earnings and at more or less for granted, but there the same time putting something is one factor that is deserving of away for the future, your attention and consideration. , / A r ,, your carrier boy in the The carrier boy he is forming newspaper daily, regardless of by paying regularly, for the weather or other interfering’ service that he is rendering you. forces, is the principal link be tween the publisher and the read er. It is through his enterprise and industry that you are able to JfPfl enjoy the convenient service that • i[ ll characterizes newspaper delivery. This young man in most cases is v not a newspaper employee. He is. h/f an independent young merchant, buying and paying for his papers < Dispatch Advertising Pays even in tola century or progr**s. musingly. “Not as compared with the distance we have to go. Sometimes, it takes a whale of a long time to correct an error that science has established so solidly that we don't* want to break loose from the Idea. Take for. instance, the theory that the earth is a huge body of matter cast off into space from a larger body and re volving rapidly with its reserve of momentum, while it cools gradually from the outside. And that the cen ter of it is still a raging fire. That idea doesn’t conform with the per fection of law and order which is evident in the rest of the scheme.” “What do you think about it?” Lizetta waited eagerly for his reply. It was ecstasy to have him again in this mood of his which she loved “Why. I think the universe is as perfectly and marvelously planned as the order of life and death. Its law carries through into the most impor tant mechanical principles we know. Tt is only that man has just recently discovered those laws, and even yet understands very little about them “1 believe the universe is tike a huge dynamo, with theNsun a mag net in the center which attracts the planets that are spaced at- regular intervals around it. The electrical attraction is balanced so that they cannot fly into the sun as they re volve. for they are repelled at the same time they are attracted, because magnetism generates electricity and electricity generates magnetism. The two are so perfectly balanced that they maintain their relative positions through aeons of time. Else why are the planets spaced as they are in relation to the sun? One of the best proofs of this theory is that the recent discovery of a new planet completed the perfect arrangement of the planets in relation to the sun.” Awed by the immensity of that universe of which he talked, by the vastness of the heaving sea which stretched into the void of darkness before them, and by the more tangi ble reality of his presence. Lizetta listened to his resonant voice in a kind of rapture. Being with him again was like finding a treasure which had been lost. She must guard against losing it again, surely, for she knew now that it was indescribably precious to her. She neececl to study this mar* c. >, fully to understand him. 8 )n u- ll i n wore won by flattery. Others were best attracted by opposition and in difference. But Stuart needed tery. All his life he had been * tU .. custGmed to adoration and com ,fi ance with his wishes Bui she, would not give him the kind ot flatten which other women had She would not betray her attraction to hj m the method of surrender which many girls used. She would not cater m his physical vanities. Bat she had .found something new in him to ad mire and humor, which others had ignored—his opinions and judgment He possessed another weakness mn vanity — and to its appreciation s.,e discovered that he was even m.,iv> responsive Nothing seemed please him more than for her t«, i,&. ten with respect and rapture to profound theories of physics and , 1 >. nomena. Ana because these discussions pro moted an intimacy of understanding, it followed naturally that their per sonal relations were affected hv the mood. If her sympathetic attitude gratified him. he realized that she was a comfortable companion And there is nothing more gratifying to a man’s happiness, than a woman with whom he is always comfo -table. He may delude himself at times and believe that be is fascinated hv a woman who keeps him guessing, or that he admires the strong minded woman who opposes him: but if he marries one of them, nine times out of ten he regrets it until the day he knows exactly how much alimony is required of him for the rest of bis life. But the woman who provides h ; m utter and constant comfort, both mental and physical, is the wonv.n who insures his life-long happiness. And wise is the man who allows no other false promise to entice him. Os course. Stuart was not aw: —e that he was making these mental de ductions. He only knew that Lizetta was the most comfortable companion he ever had known, that ft was like another quaff of cool water In the desert to be with her again, and that he was tremendously grateful that she was not already engaged to mar ry Lord Witliington. That fact seemed to relieve the tension of the hostile attitude which he had held that day toward all England. (TO PE CONTINUED!