The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1955 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18,195B BLYTirEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE What Effect Does Nepotism Have on Most Businesses? OSCEOLA NEWS By Betty* NtH* SUrr By SA.M IMWSON NEW YORK (API — Many a businessman has looked forward to the day when he conltl add "& son" to the firm's name And many a corporation executive has looked around in his organization for a job with sufficient prestige for his son-in-law. Is that as good lor the business! emerp ... it is (or the relative? This very h'-man practice of placing relatives in responsible jobs with first regard for their kinship rather than lor their merit or qualification goes by the name o! nepotism. It's been around a long time, n politics and business, and the name originated in church practicies of an earlier day. In a family-owned business it's and Miss Vivian Fairley of Memphis spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Fglrley. Mrs. Seymore Lockhart of Crystal Spriins, Miss., was a weekend guest of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Skurlock. Mrs. Maude Hudson attended the initiation of new members Saturday ot the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority in.Memphis' King Cotton Hotel. . Miss Grace Thomason, director of Christian education for Indian Presbytery in Oklahoma, will be guest ises and companies,' stunted| speaker at the Wednesday night Fellowship supper at Presbyterian Church. Beginning Wednesday night, the j the growth of many others, delayed hampered still others." Defeats Program Trouble can arise within the cor- be lor poration. the institute holds, cause (he choice of relatives top positions more or less defeats | any program of executive develop- j Lo , lisvnle Ky . meetings will commence at 6:30. Mrs. Ed Shippen will leave Wednesday tor Cincinnati, O.. to spend with relatives there and the family's own affair how nepo-| leads to struggles for control tism works oul. The "fr son" can! There _ is the steep federal be a family indulgence. Quite often the son does a Rood job, some-1 keeps the chief owner times better than Dad did. Stockholders Concern In a publicly owned corporation, nepotism is the concern of many stockholders as well other.; in the management. Curious as lo how much nepo-l O r the stock holdings. tism there is in business in this; . country, the American Institute of' .. . Management, a nonprofit founda-i tol/Opses Again tion. studied the directorates and] executives rosters of 23.000 com-! HOLLYWOOD I if —For the'sec- panies. It found nepotism in about > ond time in recent weeks actress 12.000. ! Joan Crawford has collapsed at Stressing that many such cor-] work. She went home yesterday with porations" are excellently inan-U bronchial infection and high fev- ased. the institute nevertheless i er. A few weeks ago it was back points out that "chronic'nepotism has caused the failure of many 1 until she recovers. mcnt. Also it breeds jealousy. Other executives see little chance] Mrs j H Lm , ewell inv ii e d her sjslel . Mrs chlirlle Hille , Mrs . c . E . Dean. Mrs. John W. Bdrington aaid i Mrs W. C. Mason to be her guests hen entertained her Friday Bridge for advancement. Sometimes ™ , inheritance lax. Tins o"™ of a IHI Se . company from passing control to his children, or .eavmp them ™ Upon arrival of the guests, Mrs. , Lovcll served a dessert course. Pall much of an estate in other forms fluKNS ven used to decora:e betas be would like. j ,.„...„ the] so he tries to see that they in-, .; (hf , after . as.iherit top positions, even if the tax b . b collector sets most of the proceeds | no °" * is '««. utan. Mrs. Edward Driver was hostess Thursday to her bridge club. A dessert course preceded the games. Guests playing with the club were Mrs. Bob Chiles. Mrs. Bill Childress and Mrs. Joe Van Cleve. Winning high and second were Mrs. Chris Tompklns and Mrs. Freddie Bannister. been stationed in Korea foe the. past year, returned toOweola Sunday to lotn his wife. After his leave he will go to Japan for further duty, taking his wife, Hihaska, back to her native country, where they will live for two years while he is on duty in Japan. Mrs. Dhoriiy received her American citizenship in Memphis during the past summer. Upon Sgt. Dho- rily's discharge from the Army, he and his wife will come back to America to make their home. Will you make the phone call that saves a city trouble. Her movie has been halted i Dr. Geor B e Cone left, over the weekend for San Francisco. Calif., where he will join his wife who preceded him there lor a visit. Dr. Cone will attend a dental convention while there. Mrs. P. D. Johnson, president ol the Presbyterian Women of the Church, and Mrs. Bob Cromer, delegate from the church, were in Little Rock this week to attend the installation of new officers at the synodical. Due to limitations, radar is not enough lo detect sneak air attacks. For complete vigilance, civilian volunteer plane spotters are urgently needed in theGround Observer Corps. Won't you join these thousands of patriotic Americans, who now watch and wait to make the phone call that may save a city? WA*« UTI...MCN Uf 1...1OOH UPI JOIN THI GROUND OBSERVER CORPS CAU 0* WHItt C1VK HHNM Blylheville' SKywalch chairman is Roy .Moore. This ait run as public service hy Till- lll.vllierill* Courier News Mrs. Faber White, who was hostess to her bridge cl.ub Friday, invited the members of Five Lakes Outing Club for a fried chicken dinner followed by an afternoon ot bridge. Winners in the bridge games were Mrs. A. W. Young and Mrs. Brace Ivy. All members were present. Mrs. \. W. Bowen. Mrs. Fflber White. Mrs. Alec Crosthwait and Mrs. Don Page were Memphis visitors the past week. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ramey and children Nancy and Jimmy of Chicago spent the weekend in Lttxora with Mrs. Ramey's parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Howard. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Steed announce the birth of a son born Friday at the Oscpola Memorial Hospital. Set. Thomas Dhority, who has "We visit our out-of-town freshman every week end by Long Distance' Tike most parents, we had visions of loneliness when Sally went away to college. But we could have saved ourselves the worry. AVe re still a warm, personal part of Sallys new life through regular Loug Distance visits. \\ e : ll always he grateful that she can be so near while she's so lar away." YOU'lL SAVI MONEY by making slnlion-lo-slalioti calls. You simply tell the operator you'll talk with anyone who answers. The call will then be charged at low stalion-to-stalion rates. Why not arrange regular dates lor Long Distance visits with onl-nf-town friends and relatives? That way, you can call italifin-lo-stalion and be sure ol reaching them at a substantial saving. YOU'LL SAVE TIME when \ou place your call by number. When you can give the operator the number yon re calling, your call goes through /nice as jasl. An up-to-date list of out-of-town numbers is the key to placing calls by number. Ask at the telephone business office for a free Blue Book . . . handiest place to keep your list. TYPKAL LONG DISTArK! RATES NOW BlYTHtVULE* To FAYETTEVIUI . . . $.90 To ARKADELPHIA . . .85 To JONESBORO ... .30 To UTTll ROCK ... .70 To MONTICEUO ... .80 TALK IT OVER . . . BY LONG DISTANCE Three of North Carolina's seven principal mountain ranges bear Indian names: Unakas, Nantaha- las, and Cowees. Dean's Name To Remain On Awards Ballot HOLLYWOOD <&)— The name of the late actor James Dean will remain on the ballot, for the first annual audience awards poll. He had been nominated for "the outstanding nerlormance by a male star" and "most promising new male star of the year," both based on his performance as the broddinn Caleb in John Steinbeck's "East of Eden." After he was killed in an automobile accident Sept. 30, directors of the Council of Motion Picture Organizations were polled to determine if his name should remain on the ballot and they voted yes unanimously. The English first used cotton to make candlewicks. ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL! ir NU/MM DHEIFUS moi iron soft lites comes in BLACK-TAN 4 95 pick up this elfin bit ol comfortable flattery ..... examine the delicate lines that win your heart . . , note the Foam-airs con- struction, then resist ii i| you can! fxc/us/ve/y at Kelley's. rout rtifNDir SHOE Mercury offers 10 new safety features. More proof of THE BIG tifis leadership! 1. NEW IMPACT-AISORIING STEERING WHEtt 2. NEW SAFETY-BEAM HEAD IAMPS, product u-ilh deeplv recessed hub and o-spoke nl ,1 vears of research, let vou see both conical dc-ign bends, under impact or farlher ahead (up tn 80 lect morel and pro-sure. The driver is better protected better (in I'ns. rain. «no»). There's less in case of accident. clarc, too, tor (incoming drivers. 3. HEW SAFETY SEAT IftTS* are securely «. NEW PADDED INSTRUMENT PANE!* has a bolted to floor suppnrN and help prolei-l llii.-k plastic cushioning filler with excel- wearers in cmeriwncic?. Available I'm- lent prnl-rtivr qualities. Helps preven' driver and pa^cngcrs. with one hand. r,i-e of impact against the in-lrunH-'nt panel. s. NEW SAFETY DOOK LOCKS are derisine?) to hold door; closed under three times as much impact as former locks. Satiny research show; there is milch less likelihood of injiir) in aividenls il passengers are not llirown from the cars. 4. REAR DOOR SAFETY tOCKING DEVICE' i' .nail.ilile ill l-iloor models. 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