Democratic watchman. (Bellefonte, Pa.) 1855-1940, August 22, 1930, Image 3

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    Beworvai atc,
Bellefonte, Pa., August 22, 1930.
Your Health
—Dr. E. O. Houba, of Tacoma,
Wash., recently told the International
Congress for the study of microbes
that goiter is caused by bacteria
and not by a deficiency in iodine,
the generally accepted theory. He
said he had isolated and cultivated
goiter bacteria.
Dr. Houba also said he had devel-
oped a method by which germs
could be cultivated from every
goitre tissue.
—_ When your doctor tells you
some member of your family has
“nephritis” you are greatly dis-
tressed. Of course, the disease is
serious, but I beg of you not to class
nephritis with the incurable dis-
eases. On the other hand, you can.
not be careless. The greatest care
in diet and habits should be exer-
General inflamation of the kidneys
is called “Bright's disease.” It is
named from Dr. Richard Bright,
an English physician, who first de-
scribed the association of symptoms
in 1827.
High blood pressure, the presence
of albumen in the urine, and fre-
quently dropsy, may indicate the
existence of nephritis, This is not
always true, however. Many per-
sons have high blood pressure with-
out a kidney condition. Albumen in
the urine may indicate wrong diet-
ing, nervousness or some other tem-
porary disturbance.
An acute attack of Bright's dis-
ease may be brought on by expos-
ure to a cold or by taking certain
poisons. It may be a complication
of some acute disease, such as ery-
sipelas, diphtheria, and especially,
scarlet fever.
The onset of the disease is us-
ually severe in character. There is
pain in the back, paleness and puffi-
ness of the face, swelling of the
ankles, fever, sometimes nausea and
The urine is scanty and abnormal
in color. There are chemical
changes which can be determined
only by an analysis.
The utmost care must be exer-
cised in the treatment of a person
showing symptoms of Bright's dis-
The patient must remain in bed,
usually between blankets, to stimu-
late the action of the skin, The
diet is mild—often confined to ‘milk.
Large quantities of water and ‘alka-
line drinks are given to help flush
the kidney action to carry off the
poisons. Your doctor will prescribe
the proper medication and will over-
see the general cave.
Living at a high speed and over-
eating must be avoided if we want
to keep well. But late hours and
overindulgence in food or drink,
strenuous mental exercise and ex-
cessive fatigue are all factors in the
development of Bright's disease.
__A revolutionary medical discov-
ery was claimed when authori-
ties at St. Elizabeth's hospital an-
nounced an electrical treatment for
lobar and bronchial pneumonia, $0
overwhelmingly positive in 200 tests
that it is “virtually a specific,”
Medical authorities expressed the
opinion that the discovery ranks
with that of smallpox vaccination,
and pointed out that thousands of
lives can be saved annually by its
In lobar pneumonia cases dGiscov-
ered within twelve hours after in-
fection a cure was effected in vir-
tually every case. In cases discov-
ered after twelve hours the percen-
e was slightly lower, but still
very high due to the fact that bron-
chial pneumonia comes on much
more gradually than the lobar type.
It was difficult to detect these cases
early and the percentage ran about
the same as the later diagnosed
lobar cases,
The treatment worked out by
scientists at the famous Government
hospital for the insane con-
sists in passing through the chest a
very high frequency current of about
1,500,000 alternations a second, using
as electrodes two tin foil plates, one
on the chest and the other on the
The human body can take this ex-
tremely high voltage, it is explained
because the amperage is infinitesi-
mally small.
The passage of the current through
the body heats the interior or-
gans as current heats a resistance
wire, and that effects the cure.
It has heretofore been impossible
to heat the inner organs, exterior
. heat applications having no effect
on them.
The venom of toads, for cen.
turies used in Europe asa source of
poison and in China as a medicine,
contains potent principles that re-
semble drugs in therapeutic use to-
day, and may provide medicine with
new weapons against disease.
Four kinds of chemical substan-
ces were isolated in crystalline form
from Ckjjan Su, dried toad venom,
Drs. H. Jensen and K, K. Chen of
Johns Hopkins have reported to the
Federation of American Societies
for experimental biology.
Dr. Chen is a chinese biochemist
whose research on an old Chinese
drug plant gave modern medicine
the drug ephedrine, which has come
into wide use in the treatment of
hay fever and colds.
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—_Are you reading your own paper
or that of some other person?
Grumble? No, what's the good?
If it availed, I would;
But it doesn’t a bit—
Not it.
Laugh? Yes, why not?
Tis better than crying a lot;
We were made to be glad,
Not sad.
Sing? Why, yes, to be sure;
We shall better endure
If the heart’s full of song
All day long.
Live, Yes; unceasingly
Ever unceasingly.
Friends burdens bearing,
Their sorrow sharing,
Their happiness making;
For pattern taking
The One above
Who is love.—
—Tt is perplexing for the traveller
to know how much to tip the wvar-
jous bell boys, porters and waitress-
es who serve him. It is rather ex-
pensive business if you do the tipping
job “according to Hoyle.” You tip
him a dime or a quarter according to
the amount of your baggage and the
distance he carries it,
Sometimes taxi drivers expect tips,
pesides the taxi fare, but that isnot
necessary. At the hotel, a door man
helps you from your car and carries
your baggage to the hotel desk—an-
other dime or fifteen cents, or a
quarter if you are extravag ant or try
to show off. A bell-boy carries
your baggage to your room which
means a similar tip. The process is
reversed when you leave the hotel.
At mealtime, you are supposed to
tip the waitress about ten per cent
of your bill, or, if you are staying
for a week and will have the same
waitress, tip her one dollar when
you leave.
A tip is expected by the bell boy
or chambermaid who does you any
personal service, such as bringing
you ice water or extra towels. On
the train the porter of the sleeper
or parlor car expects you to hand
him half a dollar as you leave. The
tipping system adds greatly to the
expense of travel and is often much
abused, as when attentions, which
you do not wish, are forced upon
you in the hope of exacting a tip.
Hotels and railways should pay em-
ployees enough that it would not be
necessary for them to bleed the
traveller for every little courtesy.
But if you really use this service,
and it isnot included in the regular
travel bill, you are a cheap-skate if
you are not willing to pay a small,
reasonable sum for it.
— Jt is a nice courtesy to take
your hostess some little gift, candy
or a book. Conform to her plans
for entertaining you. Be prompt
for your meals and in keeping ap-
pointments. When you arrive, an-
nounce the date of your departure
and hold to that date even if she
politely urges you to stay longer.
Act as though you are having a
good time and be cordial with the
friends to whom she introduces you.
Make as little work as possible and
adapt yourself to the customs of the
family. Entertain yourself a part of
the time to relieve your hostess of
a feeling of strain.
Respect the property of the house.
hold and do not set medicine or a
wet tumbler on a polished dresser,
put your feet on the counterpane
nor use towels for cleaning shoes.
If your hostess has no household
help, assist her with the housework
unless you are sure that she prefers
to do it alone. Pay scrupulously all
telephone or laundry bills you have
incurred. When you have- left, write
within twenty-four hours, thanking
your hostess for her hospitality.
—If you're planning a party for
the children—you’ll do it at least
once every year, and then solemnly
vow to go to Europe for a rest
when it’s over!—you decide first of
all what the children are going to
Having children of your own, or
having children of a near relative
to guide you, you know that the
most important thing at any party
is the quantity and quality of the
food served. By your food will your
party be judged!
If your young guests are tenderly
aged, from five to seven. I'd sug-
gest you hold the party around
four o'clock, and it most decidedly
is possible, for I do it.
Don’t have any precious break-
ables around the room; little chil-
dren can be most unkind to your
fragile and prized possessions. Sup-
ply the children with small chairs,
throw a few pillows around the
floor, and let them be comfortable,
The matter of decoration is simple;
gay animals, posters and toys will
delight them all.
The refreshment menus should be
wholesome, attractive, dainty and
healthful. Serve the food at 4:30 so
that it may take the place of sup-
per, and thus avoid spoiled appetites
and overloaded stomachs.
There must be a gift for each
child, of course. After food, the
gift is the next in importance. A
paper cap, a jingle with tiny bells
(which you'll find very easy to at.
tach to appropriate corners) is a
present which always finds favor
with the young idea.
An hour and a half is quite long
enough for any children’s party to
last. Send the little ones safely
home to their mothers at a reason-
able hour, so that they may be put
to bed early and happily; and then,
with the consciousness of a good
deed well done, you can read the de-
scriptions of the European tours
at your leisure.
Reports of albino
pheasants being prevalent in the
southeastern counties of the State
are being investigated by officers of
the Game Commission.
Such a condition, officials said, is
gimiliar to that which developed
among the deer herds of the State
as a result of too much inbreeding.
The possibility of allowing hunters
to kill hen ring-necks as well as the
males is being considered.
ring-necked | i
The next war will be just a lot
of fireworks.
That's what military engineers
are finding here.
The armaments of the past wars
have become obsolete. The mnew
weapons will be skyrockets.
In their experiment here, these
engineers have evolved a new meth-
od of fighting. This consists of
highly explosive rockets which can
be pointed and touched off carrying
death and destruction as far and as
accurately as a cannon, but without
the use of that cumbersome piece of
These rockets will be loaded with
different forms of devastation, such
as gases, shrapnel, liquid fire, and
when needed, smoke, to form a
smoke screen.
Those at work perfecting (these
rockets are developing a mechanism
whereby very accurate aim can be
taken, the missile landing in a stated
area one mile away.
One advantage to be gained from
ithe use of these rockets in the place
of the traditional cannon wil be the
elimination of the artillery so that
the advancing infantrymen, firing
their own barrage, would never run
the danger of walking into the fall-
ing shells.
The exact mechanism of these
rockets is a matter of the greatest
secrecy, although it is said to be of
comparative simplicity.
; Origin of Handclasp
“How do you do?” you say when
gou meet a friend, and instinctively
you shake hands with him or her. But
why do you do it? Shaking hands is
such a common form of greeting that
we rarely take the trouble to consid-
er why it is so. In the warlike times
of centuries ago, when it was the cus-
tom to be armed, men took the sim-
ple precaution of grasping each oth-
er's right hand when they met, so that
if one of them should prove hostile he
could not seize his sword or dagger.
From the ancient habit of grasping
the weapon hand grew up our mod-
ern custom by offering our right hands
to be clasped by friends or acquant-
Real Cause of Breakdown
A Swedish psychologist says that
aM nervous breakdowns, all the neu-
roses, in fact, are caused by laziness.
Men work hard at their businesses,
undergo much strain and anxiety, and
finally break down. “Overwork” is
the verdict af the neighbors, and of
the old-fashioned doctor. But this
psychologist denies that. He says
that if a man thoroughly enjoys his
work, he never has a nervous break-
down. It's working when you want
to be doing something else that makes
the mischief. There is a conflict of
desires there, and a sustained con-
flict inevitably results in a neurosis,
i A i id
Seventeen organizations and indi-
viduals took advantage of the road-
side beautification policy of the state
department of highways, during the
spring planting season which has
just ended, and furnished plants that
were planted and will be maintained
by the state department of high-
ways. Plants thus donated are val-
ued at more than $6,000.
The largest planting was carried
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Grange Encampment
and Centre County Fa
$7 Years Old and Growing Bigger and Better Every Year
70 Acres of Beautiful Grounds, All Devoted to Camping and Exhibition
August, 23 to 29, 1930
Oh, Yes!
Lumber, Sash, Doors, Millwork and Roofing
Call Bellefonte 432
At a recent meeting of the
commission the revocation of
licenses was authorized.
out in co-operation with the West-
moreland County Garden Club along
the Lincoln Highway on the western
entrance to the city of Greensburg.
This planting included shade and
ornamental trees, shrubs, and vines
valued at $1332. These plants were
set out to prevent erosion and
cover roadside bare areas for
screens to shut off the view of un-
sightly junk yards and dilapidated
buildings and for ornamentation.
advice from the back seat.”
game |
“Listen,” remarked the exasper-
to | ated driver over his shoulder,“ Lind-
bergh got to Paris without any
—We will do your job work right.
Clearfield County
Law, Bellefonte, Pa. Practices in
all courts. Office, room 18 Crider’s
Exchange. bl-ly
\ KENNEDY JOHNSTON.—Attorney-at-
Law, Bellefonte, Pa. Prompt at-
tention given all legal business
entrusted to his care. Offices—No.
East High street. 57:
M. KEICHLINE. — Attorney-at-Law
and Justice. of the Peace. All
professional business will receive
prompt attention. Offices on second floor
of Temple Court. 49-5-1y
G. RUNKLE. — Attorney-at-Law,
Consultation in English and Ger-
man. Office in Cri
Bellefonte, Pa.
er’s Exchange
S. Glenn, M. D., Physician and
Surgeon, State College, irs coun-
ty, Pa. Office at his Tesidome.. u
Crider’'s Ex. State Colle
66-11 Holmes BI
D. CASEBEER, Optometrist.—Regis-
tered and licensed by the State.
Eyes examined, glasses fitted. Sat-
isfaction guaranteed. Frames replaced
and lenses matched, Casebeer 1dg.,
High St., Bellefonte, Pa. 71-22-tf
E by the State Board. State College,
every day except Saturday, Belle-
fonte, in the Garbrick building opposite
the Court House, Wednesday afternoons
from 2 to 8 p. m. and Saturdays 9 %
VA B. ROAN, Optometrist, Licensed
‘to 4:00 p. m. Bell Phone.
Big Free Acts Every Day and Night
Horse Show ... Dog Show
Dairy and Beef Cattle Show
Flower Show ... Poultry Show
Swine Show . .. Horse Racing
Horse Shoe Pitching . . . Base Ball
Midway . . . Hicksville Band
Penna. Department Agriculture Show
Bigger and Better Farm Show
County School Day—Pupils and
Thursday ig this ar — Acts.
Attractions for young and old.
Horse Races, Stock Judging, Free Acts, Base Ball—plenty to do
every minute. Midway—the place for fun and frolic for all ages.
Saturda Baseball, Free Acts, Horse Racing, County Grange Reunion,
y Fraternal Day, Famous Hicksville Band, Other Bands.
Labor Da Harness and Running Races, Baseball, Political Booster
y Day, James J. Davis, Nominee for U. S. Senator, Hicks-
ville Band, Baseball.
Teachers will be guests of
Midway will have Special
Park, Centre Hall, Pa.
450 Famili
Thousands Attending Daily to View Splendid Attrac-
tions and Enjoy Varied Amusements
es Spending the Week in Tents
Past Master Pa. State
Hear the Famous
BIG IMPLEMENT DISPLAY—Something Really New !
Horticultural and Agricultural Exhibit...Immense Stock and Poultry Display
Dr. F. P. Weaver,
County Courts, on Wednesday; Hon. James J. Davis, Sec’y of Labor;
Grange ; Hon. E. B. Dorsett, Master Pa. State Grange, on Thursday—and many others.
Render Daily Concerts During the Week.
on “Rural Taxation Problems,” Hon. M. Ward Fleming, Judge of Centre
Hon. Philip H. Dewey,
All Trains Stop at Grange Park.
Admission (Entire Week) 50 Cents
50 Cents Charged for Parking Automobiles.
John S. Dale,
Calg CLE
We have taken on the line of
Purina Feeds
We also carry the line of
Wayne Feeds
per 100lb.
Wagner's 169% Dairy 5 $2.10
Wagner's 20% Dairy - 2.30
Wagner's 329% Dairy - 2.60
Wagner's Egg mash - 2.80
Wagner's Pig meal 2.70
Wagner's Scratch feed - 2.40
Wagner's horse feed - 2.25
Wagner's winter bran - 1.70
Wagner's winter Middlings - 1.80
Wayne 249 Dairy - = 2.55
Wayne 329% Dairy - - 2.80
Wayne Egg mash - 3.10
Wayne calf meal - - 4.25
Wayne all mash grower - 3.00
Purina cow Chow 24% - 2.65
Purina Cow chow 34% - 2.90
Oil meal 34% - - - 2.80
Cotton seed meal 34% - 2.60
Gluten feed - - - 2.40
Hominy feed - - - 2.50
Fine ground Alfalfa meal - 2.25
Meat Scrap 45% - - 4.00
Tankage 60% - - 4.00
Fish meal - = 4.00
Fine stock salt - - -1.20
Oyster shell - - - 1.00
Grit - - - - 1.00
Feeding Molasses - Li5perH
Cow Spray - im 1.50 per G
Let us grind your corn and oats
Feeds with
When You Want Good Bread or
Pastry Flour
C.Y. Wagner & Co. in
Caldwell & Son
Bellefonte, Pa.
and Heatin
By Hot Water
Pipeless Furnaces
Full Line of Pipe and Fit- -
tings and Mill Supplies
All Sizes of Terra Cotta
Pipe and Fittings
Cheerfully ana Promptly Furnished