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THE GUARDIAN Fifty-five OUTIJNE OF MEDICAL HISTORY the days of Hammurabi and of Babylonia the medi- Profession has been in constant Along the Tigris and the rivers the first physicians, as they were generally Practiced their faith. Strictly there are five very impor- Periods in the history of medi- naraely, the prehistoric, the Oman, the mediaeval, the the Pasteur, and the Period which includes the The numerous epidemics Europe and Asia dur- raiddle ages to some extent the development of the med- During the nine- th'e Black Plague, one deadly diseases known to SWept through Russia and upon thousands of Wake. This frightful Proved to the horror-stricken of skilled physicians. Early Practice or other medicine has since the earliest times. herbs and roots of were used to cure the and the native In- untry still employ the eir forefathers. But no longer any use for methods unless their can be proved from a The organized most eminent physi- the most important Progress and betterment ion. The Ameri- of Medicine, founded in annually to discuss the that ari during the rules governing the of the country; and examinations held by boards for those to practice medicine. Physician and surgeon before attaining his years in prepara- school of medi- to this he must have Years of study in a culture, for as in the doctor cannot y the medical for a stated period in some hospital before he re- of Doctor of Medi- Physician and surgeon well as profession- next to the priest a doe's more good for any other professional without a good suffers a distinct in Civil War COmparatively recent it has already throughout the civil- a doubt surgery the appalling our ancestors. Sur- in this coun- War, but it was part of the nine- any considerable in the new sei- of the appendix step forward, for many people died Were unknown to the of Nurse plays an import- ent of the Like soldiers, ly to the tend the sick with and constant cheerful- organization of the Nightingale, have devoted to the allevia- During the recent number sacrificed in the hosfiitals of Europe. In cause many so for heroism Were proud to be- nedals and honors Vavell died rather entrusted to On Quacks. 'now being waged OUntry to oust the eans of publicity in magazines, de- of the profes-  Physician does not h, nor does he guar- :or incurable dis- ed quacks are a ty. Fortunately, of the Will soon free Such false practi- of high moral ability will be to the sick V..,hL can be given inf USe POPE SAVES PRINCE'S LIFE Prince Andrew of Greece made a journey to Rome to thank the Popa for intervention which saved his life. The Prince was on trial by the revolutionists, who shot his cabinet minister8 mmd generals. (Fotograms.) o..----o..o.**.,.; * LISTENING IN * * By Autolycus * * o * * * a =*- Greetings* * * * * * * A Happy New Year to you. Cut out the foolish resolutions which you have broken year after year and which make no difference whether you keep them or not. The world will be no richer if you succeed in giving up smoking, or in keeping a diary, or in getting up at six o'clock in the morn- ing. These things will make very lit- tle difference to your own happiness and no difference at all to the happi- ness of the world. Resolve to be un- selfish in all your dealings, and the world will be as much better as one man can make it. Selfishness is the breeding ground of a multitude of sins. Ladder of Peace On their golden wedding day a man and wife declared that they had not quarreled during the whole of their married life. People who do not quar- rel among themselves do not quarrel among their neighbors. Neighbors whe do not quarrel among themselves pro- duce a harmonious city. If cities did not quarrel internally and externally, there would be no national quarrels. If nations did not ,quarrel there would be no wars. The man who quarrels with his wife, and the wife who quarrels with her man, are at the root of most of the trouble in the world today. You must have peace in your heart before you can have peace in the world. Metered Marriage You may not be married by radio. That is the decision of an attorney- general, given in response to a petition by a couple who wanted to stay in New York and be married by a clergy- man who would remain in San Fran- cisco. From the point of view of the contracting parties a freak wedding of this sort would have two advantages. It would produce the desired publicity, and it would afford the opportunity of inviting thousands to the ceremony without the inconvenience of having to provide them with the conventional marital meal. If you could be mar- ried by radio you would merely have to inform your friends that you in- tended to be wedded on a 350 meter wave length, broadcasted by station ZYX, and invite them to stand by. And I suppose that when, a few months later, you got tired of your novelty wedding, you would merely have to in- form the world that you were "signing off." The world is certainly moving. But unfortunately it is moving back-- wards. Go Whistlel The ignorance of the schoolboy who admitted that he had never heard of the Lord's Prayer is equalled by that of the Scottish highlander who prided himself upon his ability to play any tune on the bagpipes, and one Sunday morni,g went out and disturbed the Sabbath with his wail. Presently the minister came along, and going up to MacDougall with the intention of reprimanding him, asked in a severe voice: "MacDougall, do you know the Ten Commandments ?" Sandy scratch- ed his chin in some perplexity and said: "D'ye think you've beat me? Just whistle the first three or four bars, and I'll have a try at it." Futile Folly "Hoarding for grandchildren has been proven a futile folly." said Car- dinal O'Connell in a striking address at Boston. You have but to look around you to see the truth of this. In a sense it is not very complimentary to your offspring to think that they need a vast fortune to give them a start in life. You probably blazed your own trail, and you know you are a better man for having done it. There have been few really great men m families which have been wealthy for .two generations. There is no effort where there is no ambition, and no am- bition where there is no incentive. When God has given you enough for your own life, and enough to give your children a good start, He h I been generou to them. And if your children merit His generosity He will be generous to them. If you devoted something from your surplus to the furtherance of His work (by aiding The Catholic Extension Society, for instance}, you would be rendering to Caesar the things that are Caesar's, and to God the things that are God's. LIBRARY OF BALTIMORE ARCHDIOCESE WILL BE HOUSED AT CATHOLIC U. (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Washington, D. C., Dec. : .--The library of the archdiocese of Balti- ! more, which has been housed in the archiepiscopal residence in Charles street for many decades, is to be transferred to the Catholic University 'for the purpose of facilitating the work of the members of the faculty and the students of that institution who are interested in studying and writing on various phases of church history. The library is to be replaced in the archiepiscopal residence by a Cardinal Gibbons' room in which will be kept books and treasures that were owned by America's greatest churchman. The treasures include gifts from several Popes and from other dignitaries. Among the books that will be trans- ferred to the Catholic University are included many rare volumes. One of them, which is printed from wood type, is of a date prior to the discov- ery of America. MAY FORM NATIONAL BODY FOR SPREAD OF SOCIAL TEACHING (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Chicago, Dec. 2 More than fifty prominent Cathogcs, representative of labor, capital and various schools of thought in the field of social service, will meet at the Loyola University School of Sociology On Friday for the purpose of discussing the organiza- tion of Catholics interested in indus- trial relations. The meeting promises to be the most important gathering of Catho- lics of the United States yet held for the discussion of the social problem and of effective means that may be taken to meet it. Notable among those who, during the past week, sent in acceptance of invitation to attend are President Style Headquarters The Newest and Best in Men's and Boys Clothing and Furnishings at NEW CARDINAL  Cardinal Franz Ehrle, S. J., formerly Vati. can Librarian, begged the Pope not to make him a Cardinal, but his humble request was overruled eration of Labor; the Rev. Joseph Husslein, S. J., associate editor of "America;" Professor J. E. Haggerty, dean of the department of Commerce and Journalism of the University of Iowa; the Rev. Dr. Francis J. Haas of St. Francis' Seminary, Milwaukee; F. P. Kenkel, director of the Central Bu- reau of the Central Verein; the Rev. Joseph Reiner, S. J., of Marquette University, and the Rev. Dr. J.C. Harrington of St. Paul Seminary, St. John Fitzpatrick of the Chicago Fed- Paul. Emotions should be servants, not masters---or at least not tyrants. Schedule MESSINA BUS LINE Helena and Elaine Lv. HELENA Ar. ELAINE 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. i:00 p.m. 2:30 v.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p. m. Lv. ELAINE Ar. HELENA 7:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m. 10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Extra Trips Saturdays aad Sundays For further information Phone MAIN 767 SANITARY CASH MARKET Home-killed Meats Good Pork Satsage Phone Main 640 311 Elm St. Helena, Ark. The Young Men's Shop 403 Cherry St. HELENA, ARK. W. R. Pope INTERSTATE GROCER CO. WHOLESALE GROCERS HELENA SHEET METAL WORKS Skylights, Blow Piping and Composition Roofing Hot Air Furnaces Phone M. 1245 515 Ohio Street Helena, Arkansas PROCEEDS OF THE GAME IN WORLD SERIES ARE GIVEN TO CHARITIES (By N. C. W. C. News Service) New York, Dec. 22.The proceeds of the tie game in the World's Series here on October 15 have been given to charity and to three national veterans' organizations; the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Disabled American Veterans of the World War. These three organizations receivedhalf of he total and the oth- er half, $121,.d was apportioned as follows among twelve New York char- itable organizations. Federation of Jewish Philanthropic Charities, $12,500; United Hospital WATSON & AVEN Manufacturers ICE CREAM AND ICES Phone Main 811 Helena, Ark. New York Tuberculosis Association, $6,500; Catholic Guardian Society, $5,- 000; Mrs. Hearst's Milk Fund, $5,000; Visiting Nurses' Society, Henry Street, $4,000; Manhattan Day Nurse- ry, $1,500; Association for Improve- ment of the Poor, $1,000; Newsboys' Club, Evening Globe, $1,000; Institute Fund, $7,500; Bronx Charities, $7,500; for Crippled and Disabled Men, $1,000. SOLOMON00 SHOE STORE HELENA, ARK. i Agents for Patton-Pitcairn un-proo( Products F. J BURKE Plumbing, Heating and Sheet Metal Work HELENA, ARK. Phone Main 984 525-527 Ohio St. | ST. MARY'S CHURCH, HELENA, ARK. ' -m SUPERIOR BRAND OAK FLOORING AMERICA'S FINEST Manufactured by SUPERIOR OAK FLOORING COMPANY Helena, Arkansas HART SHOE STORE Helena, Ark. Want your Shoe trade. Mail us your orders. Edwin Clapp Shoes for men. J. & T. Cousins Shoes for women. W. N. & S. Straub Helena, Arkansas CITIZENS ICE COMPANY D. T. Hargravee, Manager Manufacturers HYGIENIC ICE Helena, Arkansas @ Farm Lands and Cotton Factors I