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, :ii ,,  i , / ii, , i 7 SIX THE MT. PULASKI IMES. MT. PULASKL ILLINOIS Mr. Pulaski Times MT. PULASKI, ILLINOIS i i, i i al J tere& as second class matter in the post-office at _ Pulaski, illinois, November 17, 1903, under the of ConfeNs uf March 9, 1879. --HARRY J. WIBLE, Editor and Publisher -------- I -------- ! 00-The Family Doctor] I ptNC 8, PONC i "'. BY THE SKIPPER | Terms of Subrilation The family doctor should be a good, honest I $1.o0 Year .................................... .5o judge, with absolutely nothing up his : Menths ................................. Months ................................. ZS sleeve in the way of political crookednest I Thursday June 30, 1932 H should be the capable, honest adwsert of his patrons who look to him in all I AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY By John Joseph Gaines, M. D. Alcohol, Pro and Con PONG--aeUo, Ping. i PING--Hello, Pong. The propa, g.andists are at work--somei PONG--I understand your father condemning, some pleading for alcohol, died yesterday. PING--Yes. He died at 102. PONG---You don't say? PING--Yeah. 102 Main Street. PONG--Know any more funny ones ? PINCr--Yeah. Didn't you put in a Frigidaire ? PONG--Yeah. But what's funny a- bout that ? t PING--Then why don't that ice- things medical, t Alcohol compounds are extremely .. o i useful and convenient as medicine, h I man quit calling at your house every . . day? honest, capable physmmn will deny that. 1 PONC,--The' nothing funny a- But ALL true physicians are against al-lut that. coholics as beverages. Whiskey is a good I PIN C,--WeU, he must be having servant--a bad master. No true physicianl s)Nn--What are you inferring? with the welfare of his people at heart will, PINCr--He must like something recommend intemperance in anytmng. I am against propagandists wno stoop to falsehood in order to carry out their desi'gns. For instance, the fellow who de- ciares that alcohol is not a stimulant, Out a depressant; that it will stop a heart of respiratory apparatus rather than re'ive it" i've had 38 years of experience and 1 , PINCr--Do you think you'd be an Know better, iceman long if you acted that way? Many hundred times I have rewired PONG--What way? PING--Leave as soon as you de- my aged pauent when near collapse with livced your ice. wmsKey, combined witn milk anct eggs. Ill PONG--What would I hang around was most convenient and usually acced)t-I `%:..: a.c to tle invalio. I nlight have used i PING---Oh. just to have a little Ll'ychnm, but I liked te effect of the al-, [UoNG--Dcing what? I coholic better. Why not us0 the one most mG--Pla h and seek with[ the lady's husband. simple, convenient and yet reliable? i PONG--Why should I play hide[ All stimulants paralyze and depress in -nd seek with him ? i PING---You poor sap. You would-" overdose, and tha alcoholic stimulant iS n't want him to catch you would you? no exception; but why use an overdose? Itt PONG--Why not? I don't owe him rill i anything. is the overdose after all that does ha "t PlSG--Who said you d? But when any one tells me that whiskey i PONG--Then why should I be a- in normal dose is never a stimulant but at fraid of him ? PING--He might shoot you. depressant then susp! of _b_oth I PONe--What fort his scientific knowledge ann ms smcery PING---for--for--say do you mean to tell" me you don't know what of purpose---he had an ax to grind. Our] I mean? blessings should and must De uses as SUCh.. PONG--Yeah.  woun't do noth- THE WAY OF LIFE THURSDAY, JUNE PINCr--Yeah. Then you leave, tell- h:s vaca*.ion during the first ing her you will be back tomorrow, weeks of August. PONG--No I don't. The sermon subjects this week PING--What do you do? two bible characters: Timothy in PONG--I ask the lady if she has' morning and Thomas in the an empty closet I can meditate in un- : Epworth League will have til her husband goes back to work. ti:n of officers. PING--Say! I thought you said you'd never been an icemam PONG--I haven't. But, I was your wife's first husband and I caught an iceman in her closet. Ping ..... Pong. I French's Chapel Ernie Haak is spending this week near Burtonview with Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Hank. A1 O'Connor and Arthur Woodrttm of Mt. Pulaski were callers in our neighborhood Thursday afternon. Mrs. Asa French, Mrs. Lloyd Pame and Mrs. E. E. French were Wednes- fi-:gers and we had a fine day callers with Mrs. D. C. Hum- service. Several folks of Mr. pberTs, were there. The afternoon Mr. and Mrs. Jim Douglas of New was delivered by Rev. Brubeck you have around the house.  Holland spent Sunday with her par- Elkhart. I PONG--Vhat would I have around I cns, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Haak. Are you going to entertain the house that he'd like? ! Mr. and Mrs. E. E. French were re- children from the fresh air PING--Ycu poor sap. What do cent callers with Mr. and Mrs. Frank . Chicago ? If ycu will care for you imgh-e ? Sellers. t.ys or girls from six to PONG--I don't know. You do all Mr. and Mrs. John Oglesby and of age, for a period of to the imagining.  two daughters, Miss Elsa May and your pastor know as soon as PING--If you were the ice man at[ Miss Reva of near Cornland, Mr. and " Ccton Blossom Singers, my house what would you do? [ Mrs. E. E. French and Mr. and Mrs. Christian Church, 8 o'clock, PONG--I'd deliver the ice and[ Shelby French were Sunday visitors day evening July 7. No. leave. ] with Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Gardner Free will offering taken for the wrong. PING--The move 1 talk to you the more certain I am that you couldn't do any wrong. PONG--Do you mean I'm perfect? PING--Yeah. A perfect ass. PONG---What do you mean? CHRISTIAN CHURCH NOT1 It is recrted that last Lard's was a nice warm day. It has coLde and we fear that it may hotter. The attendance was good but as with his eternal the eye of the pastor swept over the audience, some of the were very conspicious by their sence. We fear they were among lost sheep. We look forward to things next Lord's Day. A little thing like stolen cannot stcp the fervor of the Copeland Church. We had a ner, we did not have to eat with near Beason. Woods School. You will enjoY Mrs. Chas Wood called on friends colored boys and their in Lincoln Saturday evening. Thursday of next week. Mr. and Mrs. Edward Howard and These are strenuous days. Ms. Allen Witt were calling on re- are days when men have to be iatives in Lincoln Saturday. i and women have to be Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Payne spent ,Ann needs his Church and in ! the week end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. French. Chas. French spent Sunday in Lin- coln with friends. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. French, Mr. and Mrs. Eli Brughton were Mon- day evening callers with Mr. and Mrs. Asa French. By Bruce Barton FASTER THAN RADIO An unpleasant rumor began to ircu- late about a certain man. Such stories are an unsolved mystery. How do they start? What is the magic which spreads them, magic more deadly than lightning, faster than radio. You hear the tale in New York; you I climb into an airplane and as you climb t down in San Francisco you hear a rome exclaim: "What do you know about So and Perhaps the most tragic figure in the rld today is not the exilefl King of " or the dethroned Kaiser mourning :f, the lost glories of the Hohenzollerns,  the man who only a few weeks ago as the head of the greatest liwht and industry in the world and who is ay penniless except for a small pen- ion. Stripped of his power and his pro- with aii of his private means and se of his family gone in the effort to e his great power combine from col- se, Samuel Insull, at seventy-four, is ng to return to his native England, to d his few remaining years on a pen- n of $18,000 a year, $6,000 from each thre of the corporations which he erly dominated. There have been violent differences of ion about Mr. Insull's business me- and ethics. There never has been diffm:erce of opinion about his enor- us energy and ls business genius. in England o oewisn parents, he his first employment as a steowraph- *iRthe London office of Mr. Edison's young cqectric light company. His rts to Mr. Edison were so intelligent- :phrased that the inventor sent for him raceme to America as his personal secre-  That was more than fifty years ago. e collapse of the Insull Empire is of ht consequence. The power companies ch he established and amalgamated Xl.continue to do business and doubtless re, develop along the lines of his vision, at seventy-four it probably is not a ous matter to have only $18,000 a to live on. It has ben a terrible blow, ever, to the man's pride, and entitles to everybody's sympathy. At the e time, we fl that he is entitled to a d of praise for his honorable conduct sacrificing his personal fortune rather remain himself enriched at the e- se of the investors in his securities :i JMAN NATURE DOESN"r CHANGE We hear a good many people remark- that the younger generation has no ners, that the boys and girls of today are rapidly sliding down to perdition and t things were so much better when ese complaining individuals thenselves e young. We seem to remember having' heard old lks talk in a similar strain when we re: young. We are strongly inclined to eve that the bad manners and worse morals of youth have always been a sub- t of complaint by their parents and grandparents from King Solomon's time*, d perhaps farther back than that. Our belief is strengthened by recently ing a letter writt in 1795 by an Eng- h woman who said among other things" "Our manners become more licentious, r men are indifferent, our women bold assuming. The pertness of fifteen is wed to give her opinion on all subjects. awe into silence her superiors and derstanding, for who can wish to hold ? arwament with a flippant tongue. But more serious consideration is the hid- ] the same letter elderlywomen were ,i:cfsed for restoring to cosmetics in the vO to make, themselves look younger. Tu have heard people at times talk a- t how disgusting it is for a woman old mgh to be a grandmother to try to look a flapper. Regardless of whether it is ire sting or not, our point is that it is [ng new. A hundred and thirty seven ears ago people were sa the same Dn thing is certain. That is, that each gener-ation has to learn its own way about find its own way of living. In other ds, codes of manners and behavior enerally are good only for the generation at subscribe to them. And when we con- haft of the people of the United are under twenty ix years old, it METHODIST CHURCH NOTES Junior Choir will meet for practice at the church at 2:00 Friday after- noon of this week. The Ladies' Aid of French's Cha- pel will hold its next regular meet- ing at the parsonage July 5th. The Mr. Pulaski Ladies Aid will meet with Mrs. Tom Snyder on July the 7th. Both are afternoon meetings, i these days, more than ever, the c3ys, more than ever, the needs "'every member at ever vice." A.F. LIPP INSURANCE m, EmN ; to decide OF AI KIND On Monday mormng at Grace Me- thcdist Church, Decatur we assisted N A BaldLg M" at the funeral of Mrs. Bowman, wife . of the late Re,'. W. P. Bowman of this Lincoln, Illinois c nference. At Board meeting last Monday ev- y HOSe and ening there was expressed a will-I e I t ne.s to cooperate in union Sunday ev- Glasses Fitted. PINCr--Now follow me closely, ening services on the Public Square Broken Lens PONG--Where you goin'? tol during the hot weeks of the summer. PINCr--No place, you sap. Listen Also it was voted to grant the pastor Offive Over Landuaer's Clotbt me carefully. Serve I - PONG--AII right, Ping. your second ball. PING--Suppose you deliver ice to my house. Got it? PONG--Yeah. But burry up I'm gettin' chilly. PINCr--You knock at the back door. PONG---Yeah. PING--Then a lady calls and asks who's there. PONG---Yeah. PING--And you reply, "L2ae ice- man, lady." PeN(N--That's simple. PING--Sure. That's you. PONG---Huh ? PING--She opens the door and So ?" If the victim is famous and of enviable t reputation, the broadcasting" is twice as I rapid. In the instance referred to this was you enter. PONG--Yeah. the case. Here are the comments of the I pNC,--Yo put your  m her refrigerator. PONG -I thought you said it was your refrigerator ? PIN(V--It is. you sap. But it's hers, tOO. PONG---Hers, to what? PING--After the ice is in the box you start to leave. PONGYeah. I got another 10 pounds to deliver before noon. PING--But as you start to leave my wife calls you back. PONG--CalIs me what? PIN(N--Asks you to tarry with her. PONG--Tarry with her, what for? PING--She probably ikes your manly appearance and figure. PONG---Then what do I do? PING---The same thing all good icemen do. PONGWhat's that ? PINCr--You put your ice tongs o the floor and your feet on the table. PONCr--But dont I sit down ? PINe--Of course you do, you sap. the damage had been done. PONG---Then what do I do? PING---You cautiously ask the la- There was a wise preaeh in my boY-I dy if her husband is at hoxne. hood who would say to the Sunday School  PONG---Would she ask me to stay class" "Never believe what you hear and l if be was: ,, PING--Of course not. That's jttst a only half of what you see. . /stall to get conversation started. "..- - what our eves tell us is untrue. I PONG---Then shouldn't I ask her LOANS For Any Worthy Purpose first three men who hastened to tell me i the story: Number One: "It just shows that you naver can tell. Who'd think that old X would be up to such tricks?" Number Two: "I was terribly shocked. What in the world could he have been thinking about?" Both these broadcasters, you see, as- sumed at once that the man was guilty. Number Three spoke with honest indig- nation. "I've known X for years. I ou can't make me believe that he ever did anything crooked. I don't care what the story is. I simply will not believe it." The full facts came out a few weeks la- ter and proved X an innocent victim. But I see the sun move evQry day around the l ut. it does not move. 1 see that my t earthb , - r is ] cane, when I thrust ]t Into the wate , crooked. But it is not crooked. Eyes are notorious deceivers. And as for the ears, they need to be poli every minute by tolerance and sympathy and common sense. Mr. X, of whom I have spoken, had liv- ' l ed an upright life for forty year Sure Y, this should have counted in his favor. Surely, the answer of all his acquaint- ances should have been: "He's all right. He cannot have" done it. We deny this li- when she exlmts him. ! PING--That's right. You're com- ing to at last. PONG---And then I tell her how l neglected she must be. PINO--F'me. Fine. PONG--And after telling her how ! bea she , I put my feet on the  floor. [ PINCr--That's right. Now what's! the next move ? ! PONG--It's her next mo, and she's in my lap. PING--Great- Go on. PONGThat was about 8:30. Well it began to get pretty warm in there so I went out and got another cake of ice. PING---Then what happened? PONG-'Well, I hung around or ra- ther both of us did, until 11:30. Then tWO to husba at ! LZ be $25 to $300 On Household Goods, Automobiles, Etc.--Repay in Easy Payments Special Terms to Farmers Write or phone us and w,. will be glad to call at your home and explain our plans, terms, etc. NATIONAL LOAN CO. 511 Pulaski LINCOLN, H PHONE 600 00/00mbulance The Birthday of a Nation On July Fourth we celebrate the birth of this great on of ours. For it was upon tis date that the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the United States of America began an existence apart from the mother country. Let us celebrate this glorious holi- day in our hearts, as well a with noise-makers and picnics and long drives in the ear. The word- "patriot" is going into disuse; we should give it thought on the birthday of our nation. JoHn T. HERSHEY "nemLirector to.ogan .,County .forover fgety years' MOUNT PULASKI. ILL. PHONE gO eDEC E 83