The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1937 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 18, 1937
Page 6
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PAGE SIX It's Surprising How Much Ifliey Can Do ""~' - • (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Although Albert Giordano, above. Is only three and Louis Grace, left,' but four, tin's- already exhibit miming, ability at self-help. Pupils 1,1 Ford hum University's child study control uroup, they are laussiit to liang lip their clothes, put on shoes and coat.s oy themselves,, spread blankcls lor their imps and so on. T Children Can Help Themselves j II:-"Pavenl.s x Give Them Chance do things for themselves than we think. We have a tendency, we Americans, to hinder rallier ttan help them to make the effort. Our weakness Is pity for the little child. And although lie needs our sympathy and understanding, we carry our protection to R really disastrous point, usually. . A child of three or four can dress WmseU. No. not if he has been made a baby doll and had his rlothes 'hung- on him dally without the slightest effort on Ills part. But if mother begins early (o encourage the boy and the little girl In pulling on their own slocks nnrl Betting into dresses and coats, It is not Jong until they are doing nil their dressing 'except, perhaps, tying shoestrings and buttoning shirts or sweaters. It takes a certain dexterity to do the latter. Achievement Before Four Iii one nursery school I visited, the children ranged from two to four. Every one of them took off their shoes at nap time, and put them on a half hour later. Overshoes, always a task, were included In this self help. One little tyke, of perhaps three, had trouble, so I watched another child play the heavy father and tug the contrary rubbers on his small friend's feet. The motlier who trains her children to spread their beds as early as four may be regarded as heartless, yet this Is exactly what progressive schools are trying to train for today. It may not be bed making, but I saw some 'cot. making, much the. same thing. The children get their own covers out of the closet, carry them over to their assigned couches, and spread them out as evenly as possible. Then, with their-shoes off, theq slip under the blanket for their naps. Afterwards! of couse, It is harder to fold- the cover than to open it.'yct every The modern school, you see. Is floing what almost any mother could do if she thought It wortli while. The trouble Is that mothers tatt too much for granted and presuppose tlmt little folk have no ability. Too bad that we have so little faith In our children. We carry them around on our hands, often until they are adult, when thcv have lost the habit of hustle and are completely dependent on others for their personal comfort. Neiireslhciiics Coddtcil Nothing sets up a child hi his own estimation like accomplishment of dlnicult Insks, When he. or she. Is very little the most trivial things lake on a magic glow, It be does them himself. Wiping n spoon becomes a mutter of prUlc and excitement; brushing one's own teeth is something to talk about all day. i Tills Is Hie time, in fisherman's | parlance, to catch them, when (hey are enjoying their own victories. Many adult neuresthenles, faced with effort and making a menial hazard of work,, arc drawn from the ranks of over-coddled children. j The mother who wishes to plant the seeds of Industry and a liking for the MUSTS of life, will find her own future, and her children's future,' happier and belter coordinated, if she' starts quite early to encourage her little ones to help themselves. Read Courier News Want Ads Harvey Stewart Dr. P. A. Robinson STEWART-ROBINSON Succeeds City Drug Store We Specialize -In PRESCRIPTIONS Medicinal Wine & Liquors 20H W. Main Phone 20 Jiornersville Society — Personal Gponccrett !i program liy (lie 'fjwit Jewell Cowboys, of Memphis, Wed ncsday night. A large audience heard thtlr program. • * * Itfil Cross Organized. Miss Cora Bryant was nnmed chairman of the local Red Cross I when it w:ts organized Thursday. viJio irere named ns work-' ers ore Misses Bryant. Irene Mc-j Caleb and Wllnm Smith, Mrs, Ri- : jey Knlghl and Mrs. Nelson Tin-; nln. I .ill her L. Hone, John Been' and Hie Rev. irarvey Ciray wore' named helper*. e * * IV. SI. S. iUMis. The Woman's Missionary Society of the Methodist church o»- •:eiTtd (i week of prayer at the home of Mrs. Sloan Davis. Mis- slcnary .study was iio;d Thursday nltrrunoii nl Die home of Mrs. E. G. Cope. Mrs. B. P. Scabaugh tave the second chapter from the .study book, "What Is This Moslem World?" Mrs. T. W. Glass do-i'il the meeting with a pray?r. H. P. Bollingcr, Mr. anfj MI:S. A. P. Boltlngtr of Greenville. Mo., spent Wednesday with Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Tinnin. Mrs. J. K. Williams, of Memphis, vras here Tuesday visiting her mother, Mrs. w. E. Smith. A daughter was born Sunday to MJ*. and Mrs. Unvr*?nce Wynn in Miiimi, Okln.. at Hie home of Mrs. Wynn's parfnts. Miss Paulint Mixell, who Is at- tending Central Colltgi- ai Con- wiiy, Ark., spent the week end wllh her parents, Mr, and W. H. MlM-ll. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brewer the week end at Colllcrvlllc, with Mrs, lirewcr's pnrenis Mr and Mrs. M. II. Sloan. Miss Ju.sie Green, who lias spent the past two months at Fiini Mich., returned homo Thursday. "Hungry Hill" Asks New Name AUSTIN. Tex. (UP)—The mum of pro.s»?rlty prompted residents along "Hungry Hill," a depression- rounded street, to petition their city councilman for a better inn When times were hard, "Hun,,., Hill" seemed iin appropriate title Now that business is heller the street's occupants decided thcj needed something more fitting. Pecans Wanted WK WI1.I. PAV YOU Highest Market Prices ANV QUANTITY Goldstein Hide* Fin-Co. lli'ar Joe Isaacs' stoic Phone 2r;s Blylhcvfllc, Ark. del Our 1'ricos Before S( Ilins THURSDAY, NOVKMBKK 18, 1937 Huplist Women Have I'ai-ty. The Piddis Matrons entertained the Y. W. A. and tl>e W. M. U. of the Baptist Church Monday evening ill the home of Airs. Milford Sunders In honor of Mrs. Harvjy Gray, the pastor's wlto, who Is moving to Dyes, vvltli licr hits-' band. They played' games and Mrs. Gray svos presented with a gift, from the societies. Mrs. Sanders served refreshments to the 35 present. ''. K. A. Sponsors Program. _Ttie Future Farmers of America All Motorists - Prepare for Winter We Install Prestone & Ford Anti-Freeze Winter is coming — Prepare your tar for cold weather now. Free testing of Brakes, llosc Connections, Hattery, Klc. OPKN DAY, NIGHT & SUNDAY COMK IN NOW— DON'T DELAY. PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Phone 810 CINCE 1M4, men of »ff»i:t h»vc cilkd for "T. W." whca diKussing no exciting evenc. T.W.. Samuels' sraoocb tisce, rich body itid mcmoty-iwikening iromi have given it it plice ol honor Tvhca GDC whiskies are dtsouscd. That's why it ii the whiikcy on jpecigl o«a»ioni. Ercrf drop of T. W. Simacls It distilled and bottled at tbc T. W. Simucls Distillery. Foe 9} s, x Sawucls His Arkansas Distributor Moon Dislrihulinj Company—Little Rock Thank You- for Your Fine Response to Our ANNIVERSARY SALE Due to the bad weather which prohibited mam/ of our friends from attending we have decided to continue this BIG ANNIVERSARY SALE Through Saturday, Nov. 27 In addition to the dozens and dozens of fine bargains in groceries, ftour> feed, clothing, shoes, yard goods and hardware we offer 6 EXTRA SPECIAL VALUES WHILE THEY LAST. 200 Pr. Pumps, Straps, Oxfords All good stylos in Suetle, Kids and Calfskin, n o o d range of si/cs, all (o i>t> ;if Men's Shirts & Shorts each Lest We Forget Remington Shur-Shot 12 Gauge Shot-Gun Shells I'cr Hox 65c *•)*» • tofmtntfHrt,, CHARLES f, MILLER. INC., Cincinnati Red and Blue BUILDING PAPER 500 Square Feet to the Roll Wheat Grey SHORTS Cotton Bag Flower Design BUSLDING PAPER 500 Square Feet to € »l 10 Main and Franklin Celebrate in a RAMBLER A Winner for Style - Quality - Value ,50 Tailored by Hart Schaffner & Marx Rambler scores touchdowns on every count! It's a real triple-threat in full-back and half back styles, the center of all eyes, guards your style-reputation, ends your clothing problem, dresses you right to tackle any job, helps you make your goal. It's the signal of success! Shift to a Rambler today. Hep! , ':' And here's why ... Rambler is an exclusive blend of three hair fibres . . . that's the reason Rambler is America's smartest all-purpose coat and a favorite in Blytheville. Mohair makes Rambler sturdy and durable, amazingly wear resistant. Alpaca gives Rambler its luxurious feel, adds remarkable insulating qualities. Wool makes Rambler warm, gives you snug protection even in the coldest weather, Take along a Rambler when the Chickasaws play Jonesboro. ^s usua the besi is always at 315 WEST MAIN STREET ' 1

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