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The OREGON STATESMAN. SsJesa Oregon, Scnday Morning. May 4, 1930
jFhe Monday Blues
Says Dr. Copeland
Saturday and Sunday Bring a Marked Change in Our
Mode of Lsvmg and There Is a Natural Physical
and Mental Reaction on That "Worst of Days9
By ROYAL S. COPELAND, M. D.
Umt4 States legator from New York
. g: Fmrmtr Cmtttaioar Health, Veto York City.
I we sptvk of the first week day as "Blue Monday."
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' w w we say t tnc contrary, most or as really like
sw work. We pretend to hate work and mutter hnnt It W pn
really we are miserable without. Even a glori
ously happy bridegroom longs for the office.
Sunday is a "day of rest." Theoretically ft
is a day of rest. In reality it is anything bat
that For many it ia day of riotous living, of
overeating, of exercise generally. No wonder
Monday ia inch an off day!
But there are plenty of persons' who practice
on Sunday exactly what are supposed to be the
rales for the Sabbath. Yet lots of them suffer
the discomforts of "Blue Monday." Why is it?
I want you to think it over and write me
how you usually feel on Monday and the ex
cuses you have for your weekly symptoms. It
is say intention to analyze these letters and see
what the popular explanation really ia for "Blue
The trouble with many of us is that we take
no exercise during the week, leaving to Sunday
Consequently we overdo and are
THB MAINSPRING OP MORAL
"TUt thy (mUmi tkoeli as W mm
f nsetssiry, bet ! fr wUL" PHt
emon t. 14.
What ia th maiasprlns; of
man's conduct? Is there some
moral monitor seated within him
to caution or command? Ia there
a conscience or ia our control tho
resultant of Inherited or at quired
forces and inhibitions?
The old teaching of religtoa,
finds a competitor in tho new
psychology in the complex prob
lem of analysing the sources of
moral restraint. And the newer
science passes off into many grad
uations of pseudo-science whose
rational basis is denied by those
who cleave-to older opinions. Be
havloristie psychology challenges
the old notions of morality.
The ease of a fifteen-year old
boy now confessed guilty of hom
icide projects these questions into
our thinking. Above the average
in intelligence, not a bad boy, but
well-mannered, obedient, not In
trouble before, respected by teach
ers and schoolmates, of a sudden
with no provocation, with no emo
tional storm to unleash his moral
terdons.-he becomes a nnrderer.
His problem becomes first of all
one of psychology. It presents ! a
case- stndy which may bo ot real
valu m tb solution ot the baf
fling questions ot the control of
The ponderous machinery ot
police and courts and penal insti
tutions: th elaborate- structure of
creeds and prohibitions and com
mandments; they prompt the
goodness "of necessity." Paul
with characteristic insight into
man's well-being, prayed for that
goodness which might be "of free
With all oar new information
brought to ns by psychological re
search, we yet do not know the
secret of "goodness." We may an
alyze the elements of character,
bnt we eannot analyze the play
and movement of those elements
which give specific results in spe
cific incidents. Religion has
sought "to bind," to restrain, and
to hold down the tendencies to
wrong-doing. In its better teach
ing It seeks also to stimulate tho
goodness that is spontaneous and
voluntary. It must to farther,
along with the other agencies for
Instruction in character-building,
it must teach moral control that
is continuous and abiding, that
cam resist both passing impulse
and deep emotional strain.
Educators, psychologists, relig
ious leaders, peace officers, pris
on wardens have a common task
in studying the problems of hu
man conduct, particularly to build
up both the individual eontrol and
the social customs which make
goodness not "as of necesity, but
of free wIlL"
ROBERTS, . May 8. George
Veall, while doing carpenter work
with W. Cv Pettyjohn on Brown's
island Wednesday fell on a brok
en lath and cut a gash in his left
arm below tho elbow. Six s tidi
es had to be taken.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Burns of
Rogue River; Oregon, who have
been visiting at Kelso, Washing
ton, spent Thursday and Friday
with Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Carpenter.
NORTH SANTIAM, May S.
L. H. Davis has sold his farm
here to Arden Hammer ef Salem.
Davis, with his family, have mov
ed to Staytoa.
Mr. Friesen and family have
moved to their new home here,
known as the Keasli place, recent
ly purchased from Mrs. Emma
Pupils of North Santlam school
who went to the Marlon county
spelling contest were Marine Hart
man, grade 3. Mary Tyler, grade
5, Marian Heltzel. grade S, Ray
mond Morgan, grade 7, and Basil
Tucker, grade I.
Mrs. Maude Kendell and daugh
ter. Neva, were weekend visiters
at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. L. H. Davis.
Mr. and Mrs. Leland Kelthley
are spending the week at Bay
City at the home of Mrs. Keith
ley's brother. B. F. Mills.
Charles Hinkle has been 111 with
neuralgia this past week.
Buster Scofield who has been
taking a course in electrical engi
neering in Chicago, 141., arrived-!
home Tuseday noon.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Devlin have
moved to Mehama.
Mrs. A. Sturdevant of Harsh
field was a recent guest ot Mrs.
L M. James. The ladies were
girlhood friends in California and
had not met tor St years.
RICKEY, May S. Mr. and Mrs.
S. Raymond spent Saturday in
About a dozan members of the
community club visited the Bethel
community dab and report a nice
time. Mrs. J. Tekenburg, a mem
ber ot this community club, gave
a number on the program.
Allen Wallace spent the week
end in Portland.
County School Superintendent
Mary Fulkerson and the county
nurse, Grace Taylor, visited the
Mrs. A. L. Baker ot Mill City
spent Sunday with her father, D.
Orvil Beardley, who represented
the community club in the coun
ty talent contest at AumsviUe on
Wednesday, though not winning
either first nor second, made a
showing with his two vocal num
bers that any community could be
Orchard Heights j
ORCHARD HEIGHTS. May S
A. B. Starbuck of Dallas drove
down Sunday to inspect bis f rune
acreage here. He thinks prospects
for a crop are not nearly as gaol
as they were last year. This seesa
to be the general opinion ot
prune growers in this locality.
The cherry outlook is also doubt
ful but loganberries on the up
lands look remarkably well.
Mrs. Sarah Ptarick is again la
Portland at the home of her
sister. Mrs. T. H. Starbuck who
has been ill for several months.
Mrs. Stsrbnck's condition is not
at all improved.
Misa Mildred Simmons went to
Monmouth Friday afternoon
where she will be the guest of
Miss Ethel McDowell over the
week-end. Miss McDowell is a stu
dent at Monmouth normal and
the two girls will enjoy the May
day exercises at the school to
gether. Dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs.
J. R. Chapman. Tuesday evening,
were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lynch of
Kingwood. The occasion celebrat
ed the wedding anniversary of
Mr. and Mrs. Lynch. Mr. Lynch
is a brother of Mrs. Chapman.
the only , activity of the seven days,
tired out on Mondav.
uuring tn week-end we should not treat our bodies as if they
have unlimited powers of resistance. Swimming, horseback riding.
fvubw, waujimg. Mil playing all-f
ines are KOOO. Bat to Indulm a lot
tn one ot these pleasures on Satur
day auernoon and Sunday, and to
take no exerclaa whatsoever durinz
.the week, ia sure to have unpleasant
meets. MOHraum sbould be the
You ret on later on Bundav
Surely you eat much more than on
the other days. A marked change
from your asual habits ia certain to
tn-ing a reaction by Monday morning.
These are some of the thoughts I
have ,about the reasons for "Blue
Monday. " But I want to know what
your reason are.
Perhaps you and I together can
Work 1 out same new theories about'
t thing. Aayhewy let's try.
There can be no doubt that to
many persons Monday ia a long,
hard day the worst of the week. I
Wish we might Cad a way to make
I shall look for your letter.
n Answers to Health Queries
MRS. B. M. Q. Would chronic
kronen Hie cause a nain m the mlddl
of the cheat and shortness ot breath T
I A. Tea. Tau ShonM TVMrtli- to
j breath in bjkJ exercise daily in the
per. air. Take cod liver oil as a
MRS. N. B. JL Q. IVhat causes
Itching of tho body?
f A- Itching of tho body may bo
due to constipation, auto-intoxication.
Intestinal disturbances, poor nu
trition, overeating or to some food
poisoning. Fear, embarrassment and
certain diseases of the nervous sys
tem may also cause this condition.
MARIE K. Q. What can be done
for bow legs?
A. Consult an orthopedist for his
opinion and advice.
MRS. E. C Q. What do you ad
vise for diabetes?
A. Anyone suffering with dia
betes should be under the care of a
doctor, as each case requires specific
A. B. C Q. Could you suggest
something to make my legs stouter
and my waistline thinner?
A. It Is difficult to Increase or
decrease any part ot the body with
out increasing or decreasing it gen
ARTHUR C. C. Q. What do you
advise for nasal catarrh?
A. Nasal spray used in the nose
and throat night and morning will
prove very helpful. For further par
ticulars send self-addressed, stamped
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