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I' I II I I THE SAGUACHE CRESCENT I I i I t t t Many Have While in Records of World's Nota- bles Are Encouragement to Today's Youth. Ambitious youth seeking to fiud their places early in life h~ a malad- justed world wilt find encouragement if they will take a look into tiw pages of history. E.B. DeGroot, Cal- ifornia Boy Scout executive, in the Rotarian Magazine tells ,,f a few of the young men and women who imve "done big things." William Pitt, Mr. I)eGroot cites as his first example, filled tile responsi- ble post of chancelh)r of the exche quer at twenty-three and served as prime minister of Great Britain at twenty-four. George Washington was only twenty-three when he led the Virginia troops against tim Indians and Prenct~. Abraham Lincoln cam- paigned for public office at twenty- four. Robert Louis Stevenson wrote , m,,,, Crocheted Potholders in a Lantern Design By GRANDMOTHER CLARK ~otholders are ne~ssary in every kitchen so why not mal~ them at- tractive when you do make them? These potholders are crocheted with heavy string crochet cotton forming Jap lanterns and in colors veil. green, yellow. The design is the same on all three but the colors are reversed. giving a very attractive and pleasing affect. The finished holders measure 6 Inches 'each. No padding is re- quired if made with heavy cottou. The instructions -for making this set, No. 732, will be mailed to you for 10 cents. Instructions with material will be mailed for 40 cents. Address Home Craft Co.. Dept. B. Nineteenth and St. Louis Ave., St. Louis, Me. Inclose a stamped ad- dressed envelope for reply when writing for any information. Truth at Last Film Star--Yes, I said I wanted a home with at least tea children. Friend--My dear, what makes you aay such foolish things? Film Star--The publicity depart- ment.~Film Fun. Longitude Defined "Tommy, my son, what Is longi- tude?" "A clothes llne, daddy." "How do you make that out?" "Because it stretches from pole o pole." 3citer Choi~ Judge--You can take your choice $10 or ten days. Prisoner--I'll ,take the money, your honor. The Real Test Little Horace was wearing hls first pair of real pants. He felt that at last he was a man among men. He strutted up and down and finally he went up to his mother and asked : "Muvver, can 1 call pa Bill now T'--Pa thflnd~r. Guilty, Without a Doubt "I had the right of way, yet you say I was to blame for this smashup." "You certainly were." "Why, officer?" "Because his father is mayor, his brother Is chief of police, and I'm to marry his sister."--Stray Stories. Achieved Fame Their Twenties "Treasure Island" at twenty-three. Galois at nineteen proved tlmt eqna- tions liiglmr titan tim fifth order eouhl not be solved algebraically, and there- by advanced the tlmory of groups for tile solution of higher equations. Westinghouse invented the air b:'ake at twenty-three. ,~lexander the Great conquer~ and ruled the world before lie was tbirty. Sir Isaac Newton at twenty-foul" formu- lated tile law of gravitation. Whit- ney was not more than twenty-nine when he invented the c,tton gin. Charles I)lckens wrote "Oliver Twist" el- twenty-five. Napoleon at twenty- seven was in command of the Italian army. Patrick Henry was but twen- ty-seven when he made his conquer- lng and ldstoric speech against the Stamp act. Thonms Edison was not far above the Youth Service age lev- el designated by Rotary (twenty-four years), when he astounded and bene- fited mankind with many of his in- ventions. l'aul Slple, at] Eagle Scout, was only twenty when lm qualified for au important post on the first expe- dition of Admiral Byrd to the Ant- arctic regions, and tm was chief bi- ologist on the second Byrd expedi- tion. Tile average age of the mem- bers of Amerlc't's Continental con- gress was thirty-five. Two of Its members, at least, were under thirty --Fxiward Rutledge, twenty-five, and John Jay, twenty-nine. Lindbergh immortalized t,lmself at twenty-five; moreover the best out of 500 poems on the Llndbergl] flight across tim Atlantic in ]927 was writ- ten by Natlmlla Crane, a fourteen- year-old girl of Brooklyn, N.Y. And so on, ahnost witbout end could we record tile achievements and services of youth in the fields of statesman- ship, literature, science, education, invention and courage.--Kansas City Times. mmmmu~mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm The Mind ., LOWELL Meter HENDERSON Bell Synd4eate.--WNU Service. t ................ 4~U ~mnnnnmunmnnmnluauunm~ The Similarities Test Iu each problem of the following test there are three words. The first two words bear a cer- tain relationship to one anotl~er. "Write in a fourth word whlci~ bears the same relationship to the third word that the second does to the lirst. ]. Fish--swimming; blrd~ , 2. Ball--baseball; puck~ 3. ~,;all Street--New York; The City--: 4. Wright brothers -- airplane ; John Fitch-- 5. Horace Greeley--Journalism ; J. P. Morgan~ 6. Arrow--be@; bullet~ . 7. Baseball--bat ; polo--- . 8. Ferry boat--river ; liner~ 9. Mendeissolm--music ; Longfel- low- Use only these words: flying, Lon- don, mallet, poetry, banking, ocean, steamboat, gun, ilockey. Answer=, 1. Flying. 6. Gun. 2. Hockey. 7. Mallet. 3 London. ~ 8. Ocean. 4. Steamboat. 9. Poetry. 5. Banking. Balboa, Pacific Discoverer, Was BeheaCded at Age of 42 Balboa, the man who discovered the Pacific, was beheaded In Darien, In the southern part of Panama, when he was only forty.two years old. tie had been accused of trying to make off with several ships in an effort to reach the riches of Peru. Pizarro, a soldier at the tlme, made the arrest and later accom- plished what Balboa had barely started. QUITE PROPER "You allowed that young man to kiss you. That was very indiscreet" "Not at all. I had looked up his financial standing." No Regrets "I'm sorry~I quite forgot your par- ty the other eveningI" "Oh, weren't you there?"--Stray Stories Magazine. WRIGLEYS .... CCC Boys Are Contirmed in BEDTIME STORY FOR CHILDREN By THORNTON , THE HUNTER LIES IN WAIT FOR LIGHTFOOT I F EVER tl~ere was an angry hunter it was the one who had followed Llghtfoot, tim Deer, across tile Big River. When he was ordered to get off the land wilere Lightfoot had climbed out, he got back into his boat, but lie didn't row back to the other side. Instead, he rowed down the Big River, finally landing on the '~l'hat's Where That Deer ~ill Head For," He Muttered. same side, but on land which Light- feet's friend did not own. "When that deer has become rested he'll get uneasy," thought the hunter. "He won't stay on that man's land He'll s'mrt for the ~earest woods. I'll go liP there and wait for him. I'll get that deer if only to spite that fellow back there who drove me off Had it not been for him I'd have thai deer right now. He was too tired to have gone far. He's got the hand- somest pair of antlers I've,seen for years. I can sell that head of his for a good price." So the hunter tied his boat to a tree and once more got out. He climbed up the bank and studied the land, Across a wide meadow he could see a brushy old pasture, and back of that, some thick woods. He grinned. "That's where that deer will head for," he muttered. "There isn't any other place for him to go. All I've got to do is to be patient and wait." So the bunter shouldered his terri- ble gun and tramped across the mead- ow to the brush-grown pasture. There he hid among the bushes where he could peep out and watch the land of Llghtfoot's friend. He was still angry because he had not been allowed to Gives Two Million Lucius Nathan Littauer, glove manu- facturer and former representative in congress, is establishing a graduate school of public administration at Har- vard through a gift of $2,000,000. Th~ manufacturer cites as his aim the training of educated men for public service, and to "raise the level of Amer:can life." W. BURGESS shoot Lightfoot. But at the same time he chuckled, because he thought him- self very smart. Ligi]tfoot couldn't possibly reach the shelter of the woods without giving him a simt, and he hadn't tim least doubt that Lightfoot would start for the woods just as soon as he felt able to travel. So he maae himself comfortable and prepared to wait the rest of that day if necessary. Now Ligl~tfoot's friend wilo had drlv- en tl]e hunter off had seen him row down the Big River, and he had guessed Just what was in that hunt- er's mind. "We'll fool him," said lle. chuckling to himself as he walked back toward the shed where poor Lightfoot was resting. Iie did not go too near Lightfoot, paying no attention to him, but going about his work. You see, this man loved and understood the little peoplq of the Green Forest and the Green Meadows. and he knew that there was no surer way of winning Llghtfoot'~ confidence and trust than by appear- ing to take no notice of him. Light. foot, watching him, understood. He knew that this man was a friend and would do him no harm. Little by lit- tle, the wonderful blessed feeling of safety crept ever Lightfoot. No hunt- er could harm hlm there. He knew It. T. W. Burgess.--WNU Service. Pasadena Church WHILE two thousand of their fel- low corpsmen looked on, 250 boys of the CCC at Pasadena, Calif., received the sacrament and were confirmed in St. Andrew's Catholic church. Bishop Cantweil was assisted in tim rites by Mgr. John McCarthy, and fimre than a dozen priests clad In cassocks, sur- plices and birettas knelt in the sanctu- ary during the services. ANNABELLE'S ANSWERS By RAY THOMPSON DEAR ANNABELLE~ WHAT, IN YOUR OPINION IS THE MOST ENJOYABLE MOMENT OF ANY SHOW? HAM-LET. Dear Ham-Let: IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE CURTAIN GOES UP AND RIGHT BEFORE EV- ERYBODY STARTS COUGH- INGI Annabelle. Venice Has Many Canals Venice has 175 canals connecting .with the Grand canal -" MOTHER'S + COOK BOOK WAFFLE TIME WAFFLE time Is any time with most folks, but during the cold weather waffles, hot cakes, muffins and gems are more especially enjoyed. The following recipe for th~ hurried house- wife will be nmst x~ ,: Quick Waff,es. Take two and three-fourths cups of pastry flour or one and one-half cups of bread flour and one-half cup of corn starch, ~dd four teaspoons of baking powder, one teaspoon of salt, mix well, add three well beaten eggs and one-half cup of vegetable oil. Mix well and add one and one-half cups of milk. Beat thoroughly and bake on a hot waffle Iron, Serve with maple or canned sirup. Jiffy Griddle Cake=, Take two and one-half cups of bread flour and one-fourth of a cup of corn starch, five and one-half tea- spoons of baking powder, one and one- half teaspoons of salt, one-half cup of sugar, One beaten egg. one-half cup of vegetable oil and tWO cups of milk. Mix and slit tim dry ingredients, add the oil to the beaten egg and mix gradually with the milk, giving a good beating. Serve with butter and sirup. Less sugar may be used if desired. Health Muffins. Sift one cup of flour, one-half teaspoon,of salt, four teaspoons of bak- ing powder, one cup of bran, one cup of milk, two tablespoons each of brown sugar and vegetable oil, mix well and stir in a half package of I Eve's EpL rat s ! ~t~t ~ithou~ sood, bvzsk ~o s~op ~ith ou~ o~p., ,, 3-8 finely cut dates. Thls may be all pre- pared except adding the liquid, the night before. Bake in well oiled muf- fin pans 30 minutes. Serve canned grapefruit and see how easy it is to prepare a wholesome breakfast in a short time. Oyster Potato Balls. Take seasoned mashed potatoes, make into flat cakes, roll into each two oysters and dip into beaten egg and crumbs. Place in a baking dish and bake and baste until the potato is well browned. Serve with a sprig of parsley in each. Western Newstm!~er Union. Huge Frog The Goliath frog of the forest coun- try of the French Cameroons is as big as a small terrier. RESPONSIBLE By DOUGLAS MALLOCH IDO not think tlmt I could drink a p a r t Instead of play it, making drink my art, Nor think that I, my very soul un- dressed, Could make a woman's virtue but a jest. I do not thihk that I could do these things, No nmtter what the recompense it brings, And not look farther than my weekly pay, A little farther than my ease today. A thousand theaters I would behold. Would see tl~em now, and see them when I'm old, Where youths and maidens sit in semi- dark, On wimm each word and gesture leave a mark. If I were showing little children's eyes To drink is clever and to sin is wise, Then I would wish to seek some secret place, Ashamed to look all children in the face. I do not think that I could speak a line To sonie one's child I would not speak to mine, Nor speak to age, however gray and sere, A llne not fit for anyone to hear. For they who play with hearts upon the stage, Or mold the mind upon the printed page, Cannot, whatever their excuse-may be, Escape their great responsibility D0ugla~ MaUoch --WNU Service. In Tufted Taffeta This new evening gown Is an em- erald green taffeta creation, with rib- bon sash in the same tone, tufted bodice, bustle-back and winged shoul- ders. It was modeled by Miss Bea- trice Kunhart at a charity fashion show In New York. I NcWS--I "Pop, what is a polar bear~" "White rug." Belt Syndlonte.--WNU Service. Comes Nearest to Being a Bird-Man CLEM SOHN, the nearest thing to a man-bird this earth yet has seen, leaped from a plane at 10,000 feet during the annual air maneuvers in Miami, and soared like a bird for 10 minutes, describing his flight with a trail of flour re- leased from a bag In his uniform. At 1,000 feet above ground he released a parachute to complete his descent.