The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1951 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 18, 1951
Page 6
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1951 HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS People Living Alone On Island Usually Talk to Themselves f ' NEW YORK UPt-Peopte who live This is particularly true of Manhattan Island, one of the most crowded and lonely islands tn the world. More people talk to themselves here than anywhere. The human trait of self-address is a fascinating thing, it has always Interested me. Every time I see people talking to themselves I mutter under my breath "why • is he talking to himself?" And then my brain asks me, "why are you? You're doing the same thing your- seh" right now, you dope." *t Is oHen appealing to watch the very young and the very old talking out loud only for (heir own ears. They do It for different reasons, however. The old folks do it because (hey have passed the focus of the present; children do it be- c»u«« they haven't yet entered that focus. Whit Do They Sayt What do they say to themselves? My observation has been that most oldtimers are quarreling with themselves In ihelr monologues. I used to know a nice old lady back in Missouri who would march about . t her small chores saying crossly, |y "now you know better than that. •Why did you have to go and do a silly thing like that?" I never could find out what shu thought she had done wrong. But she sure did give herself hell all day long. With children the whole thing Is » game, a feat of the imagination to create an ideal world more understandable than the dismal grownup world that surrounds them. But when they talk to & doorknob and call it by i nickname, the doorknob Is a very real person ' to them. Did you ever watch a small girl walk along and pet a row of (lowers Individually? They no longer are Just flowers to her: they are pretty playmates. And she Isn't Just talking to herself. She hears what the flower-folk Bay back to her. Mfddle-agen In New York What startles m e about New York, however, Is the number of middle-aged people who talk, to themselves. You see their lips moving on the subways, on buses, in the streets. What are they saying? Sometime* they are belatedly rehearsing withering remarks they Bhould have made to the taxldriver A^vho almost ran them down on the ~ *-a.v to worlc.- Or they are talking back to their wives—safely. Or else they are talking out their worries to themselves, usually money worries. The most boring type, however, is found at cocktail parlies. These people talk out loud to themselves because of a secret conviction that is the only way to be sure of an intelligent audience, if you reply, they don't even hear you. Your role is to bounce back the echoes from their vocal chords ir^to their own'smug ears. The most frightening self-conversationalists sre those who are mentally disturbed — drunken bums, senile refugees from reality, younger people whose minds have erupted in chaos. They Walk In Crowds You see them walking along In the crowds here, gibbering »nd gesturing to themselves. And no one bothers them here In the big city where nobody wants to get loo involved In anybody else. Even the police pay no attention to them | unless they become vioknt. What j does happen to them? I I remember onqe seeing a trouble-haunted man mumbling to himself as he pushed through a throng near Rockefeller Center. Suddenly he 'wheeled, lifted, his arms a-s if to sweep everyone In sight into the cutter and shouted: "Get ready, sheep, get ready. You won't be here long." Everyone who heard him turned eyes to the ground »nd walked on faster, feeling perhaps that, the man who talked to himself had something true of them all. WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chleka- savha District, Mississippi County Arkansas. FYankie I. Reed, Ptf. vs. No. 11,832 Earl Reed, Dft. The defendant, Earl Reed, i* hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named tn the cap- j tlon hereof and answer the com-1 plaint of the plaintiff, rrankie E. i Reed. j Dated thli 37 day of September ' 1651. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Anita Sykes, D.C. Percy A. Wright, Attorney for Ptf. | H. a. Partlow, Attorney Ad Litem. 10,'4-ll-18-25 in yff J* Tow MM mere fam make-up !• lock ytur normal sell CM ev»tyone HW you we suffering eHange of life" misefy hem that feod all-in, Jittery look in your eyes? Sur«, malc«-«p may help •OHM, hot it «m't take the pain wd. ftram out of your eye*. A little Cardui each rfay has helped thon- sands of women build new resistance »nd vitality - changed dark month* and years to brighter, happier times. Let Cardui help you look and feel better. 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