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JhZZ WILL U.S. TO RUIN ----.....___ ew York Dancing Masters of Work to Stop Bad Music to the cadence of a rhythm, went jazzing Purple path to rnin. are now under- original American vir- our jazz palaces, where of terrible music accom- routs." the dancing teachers say is they and not the so- of reforln, who have indictment of the trap and his contortion-impelling of the jazz orchestra. Sought. a hotel the Ociety of Teachers of Toes twinkled and bodies steps were invented the syncopated Main Street dur- year. But the main Whether the left or be given the honor the tango; it was the rythm in dance automatically corn pel to moye in lithe and determines the danc- H. Chalif, dean of dancing masters and for the society. As long syncopate like barba- on human skulls in a', Orgy, shoulders and arms 1 nd writhe. Given a dig- or Waltz rhythm and the strongly oposed to strangle-holds and de- of limbs, to which rhythm incites. It into his Roman his- out that Nero's corn- tunes on his famous subtle corrosives that Ll City to the scrap and the hordes of said, "were but the in- ts in Rome's destruction. and enervating, that hardened by the Won Rome's glory; the memo' $500 -Prize. Offered a $500 prize Who will invent the SUpplant the present and tngo rhythms stand, it was ex- as the popular fox- refining. for the fox-trot can will alter the ac- exhilaratio]a of the retained and the oh: Will go. The march instance, are in ] and the waltz and ma-] three-fotlr time; it is them their pecu- cs, and the fo-trot the same manner." i changing the music by the dance to any expedient to improve danc- for getting close exist on the ballroom COnvention allows the rto encircle the lady's tUCtantly admitted. as a Russian. In the mUsket-volley motif macabre 'general, if he was ballet Government score of years he has advocating higher American popu- Rising. of "those execrable he found comfort sense in the of esthetic the blare of the sax-I believes in popular .. convinced that its I aSlag to a new high I itself clearly indi- Standards will be at- season by slower move- and the tango will of tire Argentine ,merican feet," will d in it to transition from the easier for unedu- can be done to ira- all interested teacher, the com- taneer forming a trlum each is essential. Of COmposer is admitted at present. of dance music are mellifluous the movement. can never be silenced," Mr Calif concluded. "We expect tile oid lady to grumble a lit- tle, but we are trying to set up ideals that will be followed sufficiently to make her confine her remarks to the tea table,and not to bromlcast them to the legislatures." WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS? (Editorial, CCatholic Chronicle.) You are where your thoughts are. Your mind may take you over land and sea. You may live upon the heights, or sink to the depths. You fashion your soul to the situa- tions and surroundings where your mind dwells. You get the motives, you cherish the ideals, you live the morals of the world your heart treas- ures. So we may say of everyone: Is he good?? And the answer is: Where are his thoughts? Is he growing bet-] ter? Where are his thoughts? Is he i true, is he honest, is he devout, is he I manly? And the answer is: Where, i and in what direction, is his thoughts ? I If the answer is favorable, our will must direct our thoughts. We must make conscious effort to think well] and sanely and kindly. We must de- I termine to be unselfish and courteous I and high-minded. We must shun gos- I sip, the plays, the environments, the reading and the associations that will interfere with high and worthy aims anti thoughts and suggestions. ] The mind can thus carve its king- dom, irrespective of worldly conditons[ and surroundings. The dweller in the I lowest city slums may find heaven be- fore the dim light of the altar, while the prince of the palace cannot call to his soul a single glimmer of spiritual solace. And out of the better thoughts that possess him, the man Whose lot has cast him in the slums, will inevitably 'improve, and even recreate his en- vironment; while the son of wealth, whose thoughts run habitually to in- dulgence and crime, will surely drift to the actual sordid and seamy world, where he has placed his corrupt heart. , .,. TEST OF A HERO. Oh, it's easy to fight in the cause of the right When it's surely, steadily winning, To nobly stand with a gallant band While plaudits loud are dinning, For nothing inspires and fans the fires Of our noblest, best endeavor, Like knowing success will crown our best And glory be ours forever. But to stand with a few and yet be true To a seemingly losing cuse; To fight for the riglit with all out might, With never a note of apllaude; To stand like a brave in the face of a THE GUARDIAN Page Thirty-niam MEMORIAL TO LEE QUESTIONS MY BOOK OF ETl-'sign of the cross and say your own Realization of the south's long QUETTE DOESN'T ANSWER grace, with bowed head, after you are dream of memorial to General Rob- With which hand shouhi tlae napkin seated. err E. Lee, in which will repose for lie tucked under the collar? Take what is offered you, and even all time the remains of the outstand- Is it correct to remove small pieces if you are not fJnd of it, eat a little, ing figure m Southern history, is at of yeast from home brew be't'ore if possible; leave what you cannot eat, last in sight. The memorial, in the sampling it? but make no remarks about it. form of a chapel, the very design of What side of the napkin should be Do not forget to say "lf you which is reminiscent of Lee, will used for wiping the silverware? please" and "I thank you." stand as the commanding structure What kind oT nuts should be Always take bread from tile plate in the Washington and Lee University cracked with the teeth? Is it proper with your fingers and break it into group of buildings at Lexington, Va., to drop the shells on the floor? small pieces before buttering. the university of which Lee in his Where should one place his spoon Chew your food thoroughly and last years was the president. The plans for the chapel have been ap- proved and construction soon will be- begun. BREATHE DEEPLY. Comtt ten as you i{fllale; count ten while you hoht your breath; and count ten while you exhale. Do this a dozen times -Ls a'egularly as you go to bed and get up, and you will increase your chest expansiou and lengthen )'our years. NOT VERY Pretty young thing, to the folbtbal] hero: She--Are you very strong? He (modestly)--Well, what can I do for you, little girl? She--Oh, I was just wondering if you could break this twenty-dollar bill !--Punch Bowl. A VILLAGE BY THE SEA By Rose Cecil Fanning From the little Chapel above the an- gry sea, The Angelus-bell calls out to all tran- quietly; Falling as a blessing upon the watCh- ers there, Where the writhing waters cast their cruel despair. QI sweet Mother hearken, kneeling we beg of thee, For heavy do the clouds hang o'er tile face of night. Thou art the seaman's friend O Lady of Delight. Ne'er from thy battlements have faithful souls been hurled, Shield now from tempest with its deadly arms unfurled, Keep them from the wolfish and mad reach of the sea, Lady of Light guide them to the lit- tle ones, and me. A RULE OF ACTION "Thrice blessed," writes Ralph Waldo Trine, "are they who are pleas- ant to live with; they are a blessing to themselves, to those with whom l they live, and to the worhl at large," Along this line, another writer has truly said: "There is a beautiful and an ugly way in which to say ahnost everything, and happiness depends on the way we adopt. You can upset a person for the whole day by the harsh way in which you call him in the morning, or you may give him a beau- tiful start by the cheeriness of your greeting. So not only in words, but in all the little common courtesies and duties of life--think of the beau- tiful way of doing things. A man hurried into a quick lm:ch restaurant and called to the waiter: "Give me a ham sandwich." "Yes, sir," said the waiter, reaching for the sandwich; "will you eat it or take it with you ?" "Both," was the unexpected but ob- vious reply. La Five minutes)spent in the compan- ionship of Chrigt every morning--aye, two minutes, if it is face to face and heart to heart---will change the whole day, will make every thought and feeling different, will enable you to do things for His sake that you would not have done for your own sake or for any one's sake.--The Perfect sire. $50 om.b,te wtth ca For your ofliceI VERY office needs at least one Corona For your phone girl, your file clerk, ot os an "extra" machine, Corona is ideal. It wvigh only 6,, Ibs., and can be easily carried about the office. Star, ds harder use than a hea y machine. Fib, OS PHILLIPS Tynewriters 102 Louisiana St'. CORONA ACKER & RYAN Style All the While GENT'S FURNISHINGS AND SHOES 219 Main St. North Little Rock, ArL Phone 4-1787 Select Your New Furniture Here and pay for it our easy-payment Way! --I)on't envy your neighbors--you can also have a well furnished home, whether you have the immediate cash or not. Come in today and let us explain our plan. _ LARGE AND COMPLETE STOCKS best, A hero we seldom meet. EXCELLENT ADVICE One can always find excellent ad- vice to govern our daily lives in Car- dinal Newman's writings as this little paragraphs plainly indicates: ."Let us go forth to filI our various offices; and in a subdued, peaceful and happy temper to encounter our trials. So shall largeness of mind, abhorrence of strife, clemency of criticism ab- sence of suspicion, tenderness of com- passion and love of the brotherhood be to us a tower of strength and a fount of consolation now, in dekth and COOK FURNITURE COMPANY in the days of eternity." ] 406-408 Louisiana Street Little Rock, Ark. MAKE FAKE DOCTORS An exposure of a king that sold $$$$$$$$ii$i"$$$$$$$t$$$t$$$$lll$$"$1li$$$$$$$l$$$[$$$$ut[l$$$$$$H$m$l$$$i$$$ill$$l medical diplomas for the cash has B. HALEY J.T. HORNIBROOK HALEY & HORNIBROOK Phone 4-1786 Skylights and Ventilators, Cornice and Blowpipe Work, Combination Gas and Coal Burning Furnaces ROOFS--Metal, Slate,, Tile, Composition, Asbestos Products STANDARD--Fire Doors, Fire Shutters, Metal Windows 115 E. Second St., Little Rock, Ark. been made and the business has been carried on in St. Louis and Kansas City. One professor connected with the diploma mill has confessed and some of the doctors working with him have skipped out. The Kansas City Journal-Post, which was instrumental in exposing the fraud, said: "Prof. William P. Sachs, former superintendent of schools of Washing- ton County and state examiner of pub- lic schools, has confessed to the St. Louis prosecutor that he was one of the leaders in the crooked medical diploma "mill" conspiracy. In his confession the professor said that 15,000 men and women in this country are practicing medicine fraudulently. What more brazen and desecrating violation ,of home sanctity could be imagined than the attendance of a fake doctor listening with dull ears and counseling with unlearned tongue in the hour of travail and stress ? What greater menace to the well- being of humanity than that the sick should lean for recovery upon a "doc- tor" whose sole qualifications is tlmt he substituted money, fake and forg- ery for the honest study and toil through which sincere men qualify for the medical profession. Ill$111111UllllllltllllllllllllillllIIll$1111111111111iitll$1111 All contracts subject to delays occasioned by strikes, railroad accidents or other causes beyond our control Electrical Grinding of Razors, Clippers, Shears, Surgical and Other Instruments. Expert Grinders LITTLE ROCK BARBER SUPPLY CO. Barber and Beauty Parlor Supplies. Complete Line of Imported Cutlery of All Kinds. Tonics, Facial Creams, Shampoo and High Grade Soaps. Blue Steel Razors, $3.00 Each. Phone 4-1432 108-110 North Main St., Little Rock, Ark. in the grapefruit when trying to avoid quietly with closed lips, and never at- hitting the hostess? To whom should complaint be made tempt to speak while food is in youl when your neighbor spills soup on mouth. your trousers ? Junior went into tile house crying Good Manners aml said ahoy had been fighting him. Stand by your chair quietly until His mother said. "But what did you after grace has been said and the hostess sits down. do when the boy knocked you down ?" If grace has not been said and oth- "I didn't do nothing," Junior sob- ers seat themselves, quietly make the!bed. "I was getting up all the time." FALK'S MILLINERY Little Rock, Ark. HENRY LEIGH & CO. Little Rock, Ark. SEE BRICKFIOUSE FOR WELDING AND SPRINGS 312 Louisiana KEMPNER'S ......... 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