BLEEDING UNWISE IN
TREA TING BLA CK E YE
(nfection >1a\ follow Breaking of the Skin, Warns
l)r. Copeland, Telling How Best to Reduce the
Swelling and Remove Discoloration.
JJy KOYAI S. < Ol’KLAM). M. I).
I'niUi) States Senator from New Vnj ie
Fort nrr ('iurtnuni/Ni.t ■f'f lit alt h, V »••/ hmt, C it
Dtn you ever have a black eye? If :-o, yen know what a In
‘'kidding" your friend pave you.
The ti •sue.? of the eyebd.< and ch'-fk are soft and '
•ensitive. They overlie n rnlyr of hard hone. Tin j* the i due of
orbit, the cavity within which is .contained the
eyeball. The parts in this region an richly miji
plied with blond vessels.
All the conditions are favorable for trouble.
A blow with the fid, running againi-t a door or
other hard object, stooping over and striking the
corner of a chair—any one of the e Accidents
will pinch tile skin and damage lie- d< iieat.o blood
The tissues are caught between the external
object and the sharp ridge of bone. - The blood
vessel is crushed as it would hi with pinchers.
There is no wonder the thin wall is broken
When this happens the blood oor.es into the soft
tissues surrounding it.
An Occident of this sort produce the same
rr.suIts wo find in the skin anywhere else follow
rng a bruise. There is a “black and blue” spot.
When this happens in the neighborhood of the
eye we have what is commonly (ailed a ‘ black eye.”
Doctors give this condition a big name “ccchymoM* of the lids.'*
At! this means is that there is a collection of blood in the connective
tissue*—the soft portions of the eyelids.
TO* mngui or um* in# aiscotorn •
tkm will teat depends on the amount
ef blood which has escaped from the
itunand weasel, Ordinarily it re
quires from on* to two week# fo
•hoorptioo to tako place. The Mack
and htn* stain may continue longer,
perhaps for a month.
If yon ret a blow In the region of
th* eye Jt i» well to apply cold water
almost continuously for an hour or
i so. This retards the bleeding and
reduce* the quantity oozing Into the
nasties Diluted witch hazel may lie
used Instead of plain water. Lead
water and laudanum la a favorite
household remedy for black eye.
When all danger of further Mced
Inc has passed massage Is helpful.
Tou east see that this should not be
applied at once, because It would
break the dot end bring on renewed
bleeding. But after a rouple of days
St may be begun. Apply a little
coco* hotter or cold cream and gen
tly manipulate the discolored part.
For cosmetic reasons, or to spore
yourself ridicule, you may paint the
surface with some form of cosmetic.
!A stick of the grease paint used by
actors may be employed to smear
the surface and hid# th* discolor
It ts untwtse to cut the skin or to
apply a leach. If the surface Is
broken .In this way It ..may r become
Infected and cause a;lot of trouble.
l~Answers to Efealth Queries |
WRS. B. G. Q.—IVhst can yon
advise for constipation?,1 I .hare just
recovered from gastric ulcers, dvt > s
A —-Correct your diet by oaf Inn
only simple foods riot unduly rich in
fats and starches. Add stowed fruits
to your dirt, graham and wholf,
whole wheat broad. Take n f.diir
spoonful of a refined mineral ml
daily. Fresh green vegetables nre
n. A, M. Q What should a gfrV
weigh who Vs rlghtrt n years old and
five fort one in* h tail?
2 —What • c.iusM gan on ths
A—For her nge and height she
should weigh about 114 pounds.
2 — Indigestion and < onstipaUon
will cause “gases." When you cor
rect your diet this trouble will dis
appear. For full information send a
self addressed, stamped envelope and
repeat your question.
K. N Q—What causes me to
have j>ains in both my knees?
A.—You may lx* troubled with
rheumatism duo to some sort of in
fection present In your system. Try
to locate the cause, such as teeth,
purnn, tonsils, nasal sinuses, consti
pation or a kidney condition.
J C„ Q—What do you advise for
A.—Kat stmple food and avoid con
stipation. Kend self addressed,
stamped envelope for further jiartio
ulars and repeat your question.
tctovtflfbt, 1029, Nfw*p»i*«r FwUut# S er ▼ !m.
iiimninio i mnrn
BY B. S. TRUSTEES
>l.m Who Was Cornifdod With In
-million For 21 Years Is
Praised For llis Work.
At a recent ill cell Mg of Mir rxr
| i ltt l. p committer of ihe 3inlii'.,2
| .Springs junior college, to nri upon
ilio ir agnation ol Prof. -I 1» Hug
; hi- . fitting and. deserving rrsolu
lions wore unanimously iidoptn
commending him lor In:, faithful
!. work hi Boiling Springs with which
lie was connected for 2) years and
lor lulling put his life inh 111"
Cairo of Christian education M
.J II Quinn is chairman of Ms
board of trustees- was pa. rd tin
The following preamble1, and r< -
ofuiion were iinanmnn.-lv .-dop;-d
by ilif executive committee n! ihr
boanl (if ii;i.* ee ol Boiling Sprue
college at a recent meeting, a copy
• >I ame, being sent Prof and Mr
Whereas. we have ju I is reived
willi inexpressible regie! . My
resignations of Pro) -I I> Hoggin
a.s dean, professor of mat hemal lr
and high school principal, and of
Mrs Huggins' as professor of lain:
in Bolting Springs college.; and.
Whereas, upon hearing I he ruin’ot
to Hie effect that Prof. Huggin
was considering siieh a chair •
President Davis immediately com
mumcaled with linn relative Iliei
to. advising and urging him not i>
■ Consider such a course, at the verv
lime when his influence arid serv
ice. were so much needed to guar
antee the greatest success oi (lie
junior college program; and
Whereas. both the reply thereto
and the personal resignation sent
In the chairman of (he board of
trustees, indicate that Pro!. Hug
gins Is convinced that hr. health
will not permit him to continue un
der I he responsibilities and anxieties
contingent upon the builduti: of a
great junior college. although he
was; assured that the administra
tion and trustees desired that he
serve wherever. and according a.,
Ins strength would permit:
first,. That we do herewith rx
press, personally and officially, our
profoundest regrets that Prof. Hug
gins. with Ins very capable wile,
feels that Ins strength forbids In.
continuance under the added re
sponsibilities and anxieties of the
expanding program of building a*
Boiling Springs a. great junior col
lege. which is the child of the high
school to which he has given his
Second: That we, witli profound
reluct,atke mid regret, accede to Ins
urgent request for their release front
such responsibilities next year.
Third That we would lake til's
opportunity and means of express
ing to him and his capable com
panion, personally and officially,
our warmest and most permanent
appreciations for the loyal and
sacrificial service.", they have, ren
dered to the cause of ‘Christian
education through Hie institution
I which lie has led lor more than 2u
| Tamili 'I lint we do herewith
j vouch Vo both of them our best
wi.shr and continued pravers for
their gii'ving . ikti s in the new
field .chosen cl l heir own iniative
and again, i the will and advice of
belli the administration and the
board of trustees, that under the
lesser •-tiain and fewei rcspnn.sibili
tie he may find rest, relaxation
j and recuperation of health tlia*
dial! lengthen Hie span of use
lulrit. to yet many other year ,
, . Tilth That a copy of these res
I olutiojis be sent to Prof Huggipa
i and his family, a copy be spreao
; Upon the .minutes oi the meeting of
j I,he executive committee of the
board trustees, now m session, ami
a ropy filed w ith I he institut ion.
| .'-jig n< ri
.) H QUINN. i'!i:un..
c mATHBNEV. j-.ec.rer
i at • board trustee...
a P IMVIS president eolle r
Sim spiwjng Down.
The Sim i' as I icklc m most of i!
1 characteristics ns well, supply your
linile It, has been found however,
i ilia', tins inconstancy is probably a
periodic function, so that :lie* suit
will vary from maximum to mini
mum in its behavior over a fixed
period of years.
I'or example Or Charles S'.
John of the Count Wilson Obsrrv
a tore in California tins dtscoyered
that, the iieriod of rotation of the
sun has been increasing The sun
m oilier words, is slowing down. In
187.6 (lie equatorial speed of the
sub’s rotation was 2.23 kilometer;
per second. In 19ir> it was 1.96 anti
by 1998 the sun had slowed down
to 1 89 kilometres per second. It
is believed, however, that this de
| crease will not be constant, and
that beginning in 1929 the sun will
gradually pick up speed again un
til t! reaches a maximum period
of rotation within the next few
Scotland county farmers are hnv
|ing a hard time finding seed with
iwhich to plant their stubble lane’s.
H I, Seagrove has been secured
os county agent of Caswell county.
A supporting board oi agriculture
lias been organized.
MARK, ", ' \KS OKI),
I ,S NEVER SEEN’ SIN
Kirin, Mont.— Born deep In a
| coal mine here. a two-year-old mart
which liar; never had an ultra-violet
ray, in fact has never even seen
the sun, offers a problem lor health
The mare is in vigorous health
high-spirited. her coat, glossy and j
she stands a head taller than othet j
horses in the mine that have been :
up’ for periods, according to her]
owner, Charles Fletcher.
Fletcher plaits to bring the ani
mal to the surface soon. Argil -
I merits as to whether she will ad
just herself to new conditions with
a few blinks, or stumble about,
dazed and blinded by the light, wall j
be settled then.
"The Effects of Synthetic Nit.ro- I
gen and Concentrated Fertilizers on I
Cotton and Sweet Potatoes," is the
title of experiment station bulletin
2W5 recently published at the Star-*
college. of agriculture. Copies will be
cut, free to citizens, of the .state
making request to the agricultural
Try Star Wants Ads.
A void it! £:r;d
membranes against tha
poisonous attacks of plant
pollen with SI-NOK.
A noted physician's
For The Best Shoe
Rebuilt And New
Shoes For Sale.
For Singer Sewing
Machines & Parts.
West Marion St. 3rd
Door From Western
Shelby, N. C.
WHAT YOU GET
Is Even More Important
Than What You Paij
Motorcar value isn't detei mined hv wit.at
vou pay for your car . . .it s what you gct
t n return for your money that's
That'* why thousand* of motorists are
turning to Oldsmobtlo from all pine
group*—both above and below Oldstno-r
bile'# price range.
Thoae who have owned lower -priced cat a
gain, in Oldsmobile, performance, lyx ui v ,
and riding qualities which far outweigh
t he slight additional cost.
Those who have been accustomed to more
expensive cars find that Oldsmohtle gives
them all the tine, car advantages they
demand—and at decided savings in both
original cost and operating expense.
Those who have heen driving cats in
Oldsmobilc's price field discover that the
same amount of money invested in Olds
mobile buys a far more, satisfactory auto
mobile—from tbe standpoint of day-m
and-day-out dependability as well as in
—the new <XVdegree V-type Fight at medium
price—is built in tne Olds fac tones, bv Oldsmobile
craftsmen, and sold through Oldsmobile dealers.
At $1595 for all models, f o h. factory, Lansing,
Michigan, it is as outstanding in value in its field
as the popular Oldsmobile Si*, the fine car of low
beauty, comfort, and performance.
Oldstnobile is powered by a big 62-horsc
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Investigate Oldstnobile yourself—remem
bering that what sou get is even more
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point, with cars of all prices. Judged bv
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TWO DOOR SEDAN
f. o. T factory, Lansing,
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bumpei t.cx tra.
Consider the delivered
price. as well as the Iwt
pi ice. u hm comparing
prices include only rea
sonahle charge* tor de
livery and financing
SHELBY, N. C.
STOP HERE FELLOWS
BLANTON-WRIGHT CLO. CO.
Half Price Sale
At % Price
200 suits included fn this group. All sum
mer suits and a beautiful assortment of
pretty spring patterns to select from.
SALE BEGINS FRIDAY JULY 26TH.
25.00 Suits 3*
1 his group of 30 suits are off style some
but will make a good everyday suit. Get
one of these sure.
JOIN THE CROWD HERE.
At y2 Price
This group includes a big assortment of
pretty shirts. Broken lots, and slightly
soiled. Your choice at HALF PRICE.
BUY AND SAVE NOW.
5 Pair 1.00
These hose are our regular 35c per pair,
the quantity is limited, so come early for
SALE BEGINS FRIDAY JULY 26TH.
At 1/3 Off
The entire remainder of our stock of fine
suits offered at this price. Come, get yours
SALE BEGINS FRIDAY JULY 26TH.
29 m Suits
In this group of 35 suit* will be found a real
bargain. All sizes included. You should
buy 2 of these.
A SALE OF ALL SALES