Dr. C.H. Toepfer of Pittsburgh has taken over the practice of
the late Dr. Dewitte C. McDonald and is located in the former offices of
McDonald in the Witt building on Main St.
Toepfer attained his degree at Des Moines Still College, after
doing premedical work at Washington-Jefferson College. He completed his
internship at Des Moines General Hospital a short time ago. He is a pleasant
gentleman with every indication of ability.
Practically every person in Calhoun, whether man or woman, boy
or girl, regardless of age and circumstances, hopes and intends to make a
success of life.
It is only when we attempt to define the meaning of “success”
that differences of opinion develop. Subsequently, it might be a good idea for
the individual to stop long enough to ponder the question and answer it.
The individual, in his or her zeal to be successful, often
accepts a popular definition of the term and thereby loses sight of the real
goal. One’s success is not to be measured by the worldly honors received, or the
fickle acclamation of so-called public opinion.
When there are so many ideas about success, we suggest that the
individual reader analyze his or her conception. It should be obvious that one
can be successful only when our life is in harmony with our inner convictions.
If our principles are wrong, life will be imperfect.
To those who read this article and, particularly to the young
people, we suggest the effort to outline definite principles which are
considered acceptable guides. As a start, one might try to discover a definite
principle upon which to base one’s daily activity and to which one is willing to
be loyal under all circumstances. This might sound easy, but test it for