The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 24, 1951 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 24, 1951
Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HAL BOYLI'S COLUMN American Mothers Ponder Problem of Teaching Their Offspring to Be Honest NEW YORK WJ—Every American mother today has a terrible problem. It is this: "Shall I raise .my boy to be honest? or shall I just raise him honestly—and let htm scratch out of H/o what lie can?" If she rears him to be honest she tenches him life as It ought to be. If she raises him honestly, she gives him a rough-and-ready Approach to the world as it actually is. This puts mama in a straitjackct choice. Does she want her lad duel in the armor of puri ty < a!ways shabby at the cuffsj, or does she prefer him In the latest snazzy, custom-made, tomato-proof three button racetrack special suit? Would she have her boy poor but honest and making out as best hc can, or have him honestly trying to make all he can? In the old dnys mothers didn't have this choice. They were as rigorously sure of the triumph of virtue as Horatio Alger ever dared to dream. New Standard But there is a new and cynical standard in the marketplace today. Put crisply it is this; The better you are the more you can make by selling yourself short. Picture, for example, the black despair of a mother who finds her young boy has an unexpected talent at bouncing a basketball. In whose tender hands can she more safely intrust him—the nearest college president, or the nearest bookie? Or both? Or should she at her mother's knee tell him to go fifty-fifty, play- Ing one game for the college and throwing the next game for the bookie? A boy's loyalties are so divided these days. A Policeman Suppose her boy Just wants to grow up and be a policeman and pound a beat and protect n bookie joint? How can such a mother know when to tell her son to kill himself for shamo—or Innocence—nnd when it is better to wait for the bookie cave in lo top level common sense? And how can this dear old mother say whether he .should retire, and escape the possibility o f police departmental charges, or stay on and sweat out the fact the big boys have to find a way out for the small boys In order to save themselves? These questions put the modern conscientious American mother on the spot. Thoy demand a lot of moral timing that motherhood lu the otd days never had to decide. Mothers Going- to Rebel I think a Jot of mothers are going to rebel against having to assume this unnatural responsibility. Sonic are going (o meet it by drowning any of their offspring who snow athletic ability. Others are going to pay them a bonus out of their household budget if they'll promise not to play college football—or Join the police force. And a few thoughtful, fur-seeing mothers are going to raise their sons to be politicians, who can make a name for themselves by denouncing crime In off-election years, and forgetting it thereafter, After all. in a civilization which pays doctors to identify canc'eni they cannot cure, why shouldn't a mama raise her boy to be a iwlitl- cian who makes a living pointing out social evils he can't or won't do anything about either? That way he wont have to bounce a dirty old basketball around, be ft nation's houscguest by playing football, or wear out his arches plodding from one bookie Joint to another, collecting an honest pat- rolmnns due for defending the law. It must be a worry to be a mother with a fine young boy today. 'Blind Man' Discords Cone, Loses Foot Race to Police CHICAGO, Sept. 24. (£>)—An «ld- ttly man, limping, suddenly threw away his white can, ripped off his dark glasses and dashed down thi* street. He was followed apace by anoth- *r elderly man who had been lead- Ing him. Passere-by In Erie Street on the near north side were startled as the "blind" man took off. Then they saw two younger men Hearing Begins In Fatal 3-Way Truck Accident Hearing for James H. Phillips, Mineola, Tex., truck driver, on n charge of involuntnry manslaughter was to b« continued In Municipal Court this afternoon. ' Phillips' hearing began this mom- Ing with the defense beginning Its questioning of witnesses when the court recessed at noon. Phillips Is charged with the deal) of Cnlums Davis, Earle Negro, in a three-truck crash on Highway 61 near Burdett* Wednesday night. A charge of Involuntary man- llaughter against Charlie Marble Enrle Negro, driver of the pickup truck Involved In the same accident, was dismissed on motion of the prosecuting attorney. In other action this morning, charge of involuntary manslaughter against Willie Buckner, Negro, was dismissed and he was assessed fines totaling $110 ami costs and sentenced to a day In Jail on charges of driving while under the Influence of liquor and operating a motor vehicle without a driver's license. Buckner was charged with the death of a Negro woman. Bobb.\ Roseborough, in a traffic iicciden on State Highway 137 near Armorel Sept. 16.. PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE 860 On Your tlial Tuesday. Sept. 25, 1051 MOK.VING 5:4i—Sign On 5:45—Musical Roundup 5:00—News 6:0>—Farm Fair 6:15—Musical Round Up 6:45—Southern Gospel Singers 7:00--News 7:05—Yawntn' in Mawnin' 8:00—News 8:15—Bing Sings 8:30--KOSE Kapers 9:00—Woman's viewpoint 9:30—Tin Pan Alley 9:45--Dcarest Mother 10:00- -News 10:05 Modern Concert Half 10:30—Meet the Band 11:00 News 11:05—Farm Frolics AFTERNOON 12:00—News 12:15—Noon Serenade 12:30-Cotton Area Forecast 1:00—Behind the World News 1:05—Matinee Melodies 1:30—Guest : 1:4.5—Navy Band 2:00—News 2:05—Hillbilly Round Up 3:00—News 3:05—Heptime 4:00--News 4:05—Murray's Mndhoust 5:00—News v- Record Rack S:30--Buchanan Scoreboard 5:45—Stars on Parado 6:00—News 6:05—Evening Retcnada 6:15-Sign Off — police detectives — lake up the chase. The detectives, Cornellum Grancy and Earl Gorman, started after the elderly men after they overheard the "blind" man say to his leader: "There's two coppers. Ix>t's got" It was a very short chase for the fast-moving detectives. They said the man posing as being blind was James McGoIrick, 61, and his companion was Leo Hogan. 61. They said they had been putting on the blind man act In Clark Street taverns and reaping a harvest of coins from patrons. Both men, whom iwlice said had long records of arrests for confidence game violations nnd narcotics, were held tor Investigation. N'o charges were filed Immediately. Batesvilie'Adopts' Korean Orphan As Foster Son BATESVIM.E, Ark., Sept. 24. tjp, — Pood and shelter furnLshed a South Korean lad named Kim has gained Cnl. Ray O. Martin of Bates- vllle a "foster son." Mrs. Inez Byler, Martin's mother, said her son requested clothes for Kim, who's about nine. Martin wrote his mother that Kirn's parents were killed about a year ago and lhat he iMartin) found the youngster wandering around Pusan alone. When Mrs. fiyler told store em- ployes nnd malingers that Kim needed clothing for the winter, an arrangement was made to send the lad slioes, socks, blue Jeans, shirks, heavy underwear and a Mrs. Byler said all this was bought ul a 10 per cent discount through a ''Clothes for Kirn" movement made possible chants of lintcsviHe. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1951. Henry Ford Was Often Ruthless Bast, Biography by Ex-Jmploye Declares DETROIT, Sept. 24. MP)—Harry Bennett, In a IJOOK on his onetime boss, the late Henry Ford, gives number of private recollections. Bennett says that Ford was times ruthless, tricking subordinates into acts for which tney were fired, and that there was intrigue anio Ford's executives for his favor. Ford watched his employes sc closely that, even their family live, were checked and informers were kept In company offices and plants Bennett served Ford as a loj aide for 30 years. He left the com | pany in 1945 when Ford became In nctive In Its affairs. Ford died 1947. The famed automobile manufai winn cw ' turer Wlls superstitious, according warm c,.|.. ncil , Ictt Tf hc m]t R £o( , k Q|] out in the morning he'd his hiring of ex-convicts In the expressed hope of rehabilitating them. Bennett's book Is titled "We Never Called Him Henry." It contains no explanation of the title. However, the title is presumed to refer to the popular understanding that the elder Ford v.'as never addressed otherwise than "Mr. Ford." Fawcett Publications has published (he book. It Is in digest form |n the October Issue of True Magazine. At the Ford Motor Co. offices it was said there would be no family comment on the book. Hull Out of Hospital WASHINGTON, Sept. 22, fAP) — Cordell Hull, former secretary nf slate, who will be 80 on Oct. 2. has been released from Bethesda Naval Hospital after undergoing a five-i month treatment for a respiratory infection and a heart ailment. Bennett remarks also about F interest in crime and criminals ai Old-fashioned Straight Kentucky Bourbon with the smooth mellowness of age... Nature's great gift to your enjoyment. For real old-time Bourbon—always ask for Cascade. None finer at any price. $ CEO. A. D1CKEL DISTILLING COMPANY, LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY . 66 PSOOf" . THIS WHISKY IS 4 YEARS OLD Northeast Arkansas DISTRICT FAIR SEPTEMBER 25 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30 Starts Tomorrow AT WALKER PARK IN BLYTHEYILLE Now, more than ever, trie price tags sum it up- lre paying £r a RickanL... why not own one ? 1 Packard is holding the line on pricesl VC'c't tell, of course, what may Happen in later months. Bu,f in the' of iiulustry-wiile price boosts, Packard II.K nude today's decision: Art pi.Ye? /;;cre,ijej HOW/ An.f why is it possible for Packard to continue holding the line on prices? Atis-.rcr: Because Packard "got in under the wire" on its Litest' (and jrc.itcst) new-model changeover. Th.n was a wise move for Pack .ml to make — and it points to a wise move for you to nuke . .. You're paying for a Pickird . . . why not on H otic? l *"~»PACKARD ASK THE MAN WHO OVVNS ONE One easy slep never look you so far! Just compare the slight difference in your monthly payments (after 1/3 down payment), between one PI the ]i>;h;ly built " low-pi iced" cars anJ a new 1951 Packard . . . ,h c r.evcii new car of them ill: llvtj-vetm ...Ke,i!.i nor.lhly »>r-<n1i lot el».ii'i!itiir.i: i pjcUrd unKtilioii... 52103 12200 123(30 (2400 HI* MOTOR SALES COMPANY 217 West Walnut Street, Blytheville, A?k. Gigantic Carnival 16 RIDES 10 SHOWS Gate Admission: Tax Included TOMORROW STARTS .THE BIG SHOW: Northeast Arkansas DISTRICT FAIR

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