The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 6, 1950 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 6, 1950
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PAGE SIX (ARK.Y COtTRTKH HEWS HAL lOYLE'S COLUMN Heroes Still Are Born, Made; Hot Disappearing as Some Persons Believe, Boyle Says NEW YORK (AP) — The other* <lay » friend jald to me: "There are ' jio more heroes/' He seemed sad about It. Thinking It over later, I decided he was »Tong. He Just had run out of personal heroes hiniseH, and hadn't yet found a new one. But I am sure tie will. For heroes are as necessary to the development of the mind as food U to the growth of the body. Nations need them as much as individuals. And the quality of the nation Is shown by the type of men It picks to hero wor- «hip. Catalog of Heroes Every man's memory holds a catalog of personal heroes, some of which rather lose their luster as he throws from childhood into youth, maturity and old age. But this is all right, because you need dUferent types of heroes at different ages, and there Is nothing wrong lii changing them to suit your own needs. My first hero was a dog. He was named Dewey, after tnc famous admiral of the Spanish American War, and it rather went to his head. Dewey WAS a bulldog, and lie hart an Idea that every day he had to fight the battle 'of Manila Bay all over again, sinking all the neighborhood dogs he could find. But he had the one quality all heroes must have: courage. "I Was Lucky" ; I was a lucky kid In my next hero ' —my father. He was big and strong and kind. He had his weaknesses, but he never did a petty thing, or sulked in his tent like Achilles. He died a dozen years ago, and he Is Mill the big hero of my lifetime. . Others in my index of heroes were ' Buffalo Bill, Stonewall Jackson, Man-O-War, Jack Dempscy, and ' Babe Ruth. They all belonged to that period of boyhood when you worship the cult of the champion— the prime man in his field, no matter how specialized. Somehow—just ••'lucky. I guess—I escaped going ', overboard for Sir Galahad or Tom Mix, the Hopalong Cassldy of his ' time. Galahad. I always thought, was the stuffiest knight of King V Arthur's round table, and a terrible prig. Just a schoolboy in tin armor. Short in Collese In college 1 ran short of heroes, : ind the pick of the lot was probably "• H.-L. Mencken—or perhaps George Bernard Shaw. In those cynical ' days rour hero's main qualification , .iru a high 1.8. . During the second World War •: my idea of heroism changed a great •• deal—heroes didn't have to stand ; tlone upon a peak in history. He• roes, as the infantry proved, could :: be anonymous and multitudinous..^ '{ "I Grew Up a Bit" And I think I grew up » peat .'"• deal when I realized that the main ;'T work of the world is done by quiet > »nd earnest heroes, who live and J die In obscurity. They don't know '-• they are heroes, and there Is no • one to tell them what they are. '. But it U a Joy to discover them, . to appreciate them, and to learn '-' from them. They give you a feeling '•' ot shame, but that Isn't a bad leel- ! Ing to get from a hero—the right '.' kind of hero. ; ]And they are all around you ev: erywhere. "Look in your own neigh':. borhood. Can't you find one? He's •' there—if you have the heart to , know l hero when you see him. Family Learns Child to Live Only 3 Months SHAWNEE, Okla., June 6. (IP)— [ Mr. and Mrs. Walker Thompson, who lost two children 12 years ago in an Amarillo, Tex,, hotel fire, \ have Just learned their 3-year old I son Timothy Joe, has only three i months to live. Doctors say the boy Is sufferlne from leukemia, the deadly blood disease. The Thompsons are going all out to make every minute of the boy's life happy. "We're spoiling him every mlnuto we can," the mother said. His birthday Is Aug. 16 and it's going to be the biggest we can give. "We're trying to give him every thing he wants If It does spoil him " "We're not giving up hope. Both of us are praying that everythhij; will be all right." The Thompsons have two olher children, Danny, 10, and Kny Marie. 12. Two others. Dannie Bay and W. I, Jr., died in tne Amarillo Flotel fire when U'e family lived briefly in that city. The Jerboa, a small rodent built | somewhat like a rat, can Jump fifteen feet. To make an equivalent Jump, considering body size, a man would have to Jump two hundred feet. TUESDAY, JUNE 6, 1950 PIMPLES Disappear Fast i their pimple a and bU>.«., t JU . „* claim tbcy »n no longer embarraiv. »nii »tw now hajiyy whh Iht-fr ckir fompleafoni. UM Kl+ttti. It one at>- plicatlon doc*__not. ejiiriy. j'on ret : today, lute. "At All Drur Stores" ONLY Bank Bandit Gets 25 Years OKLAHOMA CITY, Jutic 5. James Robtson, 29. Enid's "flying hank bandit," received & 25-year prison sentence yesterday for the April 4 robbery of $3,186 from the first state bank at OKarchc. Federal Judge Edgar S. vanghl also gave five year suspended sentences to Orville M. Butts, 25. and William E. Nash, 18. both of Enid, who were charged with aiding Hob- iso n plan the bank robbery. Rotoison pleaded no defense to the charge. Butts and Nash both pteatEed guilty as accomplices. Robison held up the Okarchc Bank atone and escaped In a rented airplane which crashed a short time later near Crescent. Judge Vaught in sentencing Robison announced two doctors had found the defendant perfectly sane, FOR SALE Bargain! Bargain! Bargain! TRUCK $275 Hauling Cotton Choppers 503 EAST MAIN For Improved KIDNEY FUNCTION In a majority of cases invesli gated in several hoipiials arc clinics, subnormal Kidney functior was improved. Bladder pain anc discomfort reduced after the use ol Mountain Valley Water. If your doctor has diagnosed your condition ai Functional Kidney impairment this natural, untreated mineral waler moy be very beneficial. Try it for a few weeks. It is delicious, pure-lasting, and may be consumed freely. Crosstown Whiskey Shop Main & Division MountainValley J Water ~ Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. 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