THE Cn..PUS hERaLD
I a_‘i ohe year round, nake a beauti-
Tu' jj ■,'aati:)r, few days af_.o I
eau;'.'-: .aiu'tuon different shades of.
co],orL :.n a smll patch of trees on the
c'lripus The trees are not only colorful
but r.ar;' are laden with fruits of all
kinds til t ripen in fall. Tt is >ry
int^rese^n^, vjhexi f„ll coiti-'
the sqni:irels and other anindls busy at
woi k^ f-etting in their supplies of winter
nuts and food. Eh^n fall begins, both
fun and work begin. When one gocs into
tP.e rural district, one is impressed
by the ungathercU grains, fruits and
food of harvest time. IJovi is the time
lor crop shuckin^, ano quilting paities.
b’lring nut gathering time, children have
much fun gathering nuts ;uiq taking ^ong
vvalks through the forest. In fall it is
usually not too warm nor too cold hut
pleasant wea.thor \>‘ith Qeep blue skies.
Probably the laost noted da^ of fall is
■thanksgiving day v.heii you se^ thv pumpkin
nies ready for Thanksgiving diriner. It
it; in fall when everyem. seejis to join
with nature in iaakin£_, the best of the
last days before the long, cold \;inter.
Keep your eyes open and do not ,aiss any
of the ch.arm that f ill gives us.
"Vflien autum leaves turn pink,
Vflny don't you stop uc think.
Of all the manjr things to see
That Ood has provided for you
"30 PERISH T:-
ivSE3‘ By A.
This is a very interesting book which
rel.ites the life of Charles L'n^ib
from his birth to his death ana it
is well v/ritten. It is not in very
small print and is written in simijle
English which should be easily under
stood. This story should be an in
spiration to everyone, for it shows
how Charles Lamb, in the face of
difficulties which seemed impossible
to overcome, became great. This book
V'ould give one in;iny pleasant hours
of reading and memories of Charles
-Uamb, whose life was crowded with so
many interesting events.
By Eva Mae Greene
Students who spend their spare tLme
reading would be missing a treat if they
failed to read, "So Perish the Roses"
by Bell. It centers around the life of
Charles Lamb, the famous English v;riter.
The time of the story is 1775-1834.
Setting London, England. The story
tells of Charles Lajab's birth in Crown
Office Rov^ in the Temple and of his
life there until the death of his father's
employer, ifr. Salt. It gives his
experiences at Christ Hospital where he
received most of his schooling and also
met many life long friends such as Samuel
T. Coleridge. He had to stop school at
fourteen because of financial difficulties
and was disqualified for a Christ
Hospital Scholarship, which was given
only to those who wanted to take the
Holy Order, because of his stammering
The book gives an interesting
account of Charles' and his sister's
visits to his grandmother's and of his
love affair. One of th>. sad events in
the story is tho murder of his mother
by his sister who vjas insane.
The grc>. t kindness of Lajab is shown
by his gentle Ccare of his sister who
never wholly recovered from her
Charles bogan writing inl796 and
continu;d throughout his life.
THE COXiON GOLD
The common cold is the most
frequent of all acute diseases. It is
important for us to know that colds are
contagious; thiit is, they can be
transferred from one 'person to another.
Colds are caused by germs. No one
germ is responsible for producing them,
however, th;;y are caused by any one
of a great number of ^erras, or by
several aiffereiit kinds or combinations.
Colds of themselves are not fatal,
but they pave the way by lowering body
resistance for th. entry such as,
those causing influenza, pneumonia, and
tuberculosis. It is estimated that
the average person has from three tef
five colds a yea.r.
Colds nay be classified under two
1. Chest colds, those in
which the bronchi and lungs are
2. The head colds, in which
the raucous memvrane of the mouth
ncao.and throat are affected. Both
types need careful treatment.
Some ways by which colds may be
prevented are the following:
1. Get plenty of sleep. 2. Sleep in
a well ventilated room, 3. Eat well
balanced meals. 4. Wear sufficient
clothing, 5. Get plenty of fresh air,
sunshine, anu exercise, 6. If you
get wet or damp, change your clothing
as soon as possible, 7, Don't put
on half dry clothing.
The best defense against colds
is the building up and maintaining
of body resistance. Cold germs do not
orainarily thrive in healthy bodies.
Most people knovj how to keep
physically fit, but do not practice it.
Carelessness causes us so much
suffering, time, ana money. If we use
our handkerchief over our mouth when
we cough or sneeze, we will do our part
in protecting others against the disease.