The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 7, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 7, 1947
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PAGE TEN BI,YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1047 Teen-Agers vs. Veterans on the Campus: Is Ex-GI Competition Too Tough? Concentration ot veterans In college classrooms like, this one almost crowds out younger students, and raises tlie question M to whether teen-agers slioulrt delay college for » whil«. NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J., Oct. j He hns spent )0 summers as di- 1. (NBA)."— For their own sakes. reclor of « Maine boys' camp, boys graduating from high school between now and 1950 should spend a couple of years working before they enter college — or, even better, get into uniform for an 18-month the considered opinion hitch. That i my work has ccntcve.1 round boys," he says. "I Ihlnl: I know them. And I contend that It Is not lair, lor the next three years while GI college attendance is expected to be al il.i peak, to ask the average high school graduate of Dr. Enrl Reed Silvers, dean of j lo compete with the mature, capa- men at Rutgers university, after ble men who now dominate our watching "what happened on a Ol- dominated campus last year. Trying to compete with the more ampus and many others." Dr. slivers has written "Son of Tomorrow." In fiction form, to 11- up. Bo they became lost In thi classroom. "But, that was only part of It, They lost the opportunity of as Miming leadership and Icnralng it obligations, which a college shouli give them. "The result, as ! have seen it Is a feeling of inferiority, The try, nnd lose out. Then they wander like lost souls, shuffling around Iho campus. feelinB that the Job for them, the competition loo stiff." In rebuttal, here is what six edu- NOTICE Of F1LING W AJ-rUCATION FOR LIQUOK PERMIT Notice is hereby given that the indcrsigned has filed with Hie Corii- ulssloner of Revenues of the State af Arkansas for permit to sell and ispcnse vinous or spirituous liquors or beverage at retail on the prcm- ws described as W3 W. Ash, Dly- hcvlllc. Application Is for permit to Iw ssued for ojwratlon beginning on he 1 day of Oct., 1947 and to ex)ire on the aO-day of Junp, 1048. Harold T. Lewis Turtles have R shell o» tHelr Under side. The upper shell Is known as the carapace, and the .offer one as the plastron. cators, representing regional mature more experienced, more j UistrAlc and make his point. In aggressive men who fought and U he follows the campus fortunes i cross-section of the nations uni- won World War II, the typical | o f two brothers-one a Navy vet- i versifies, have to say against Dr. high school graduate loses a great e ran of 25. the other a star high j Silvers' proposal: part of what he ought to get out of four years of college, Dr Silvers ts convinced. He may even suiter positive damage to his morale. But while president* and de'ans of other major universities and colleges agree with Dr. Stivers that the veteran Ls a competitor, they disagree with his conclusions. These other educators believe the competition inspires the younger school quarterback of 17—starting I ",\i ohlo State," says President cojlege together. , j Howard L, Devls. "every educator unlors and seniors, who we're too t'oung to don uniforms, have proven able to compete both scliolastl- cally and In athletics with veterans. Scholaslically," says Dean Newhouse, director of Student Affairs at the University of Washington "the mote serious, harder-working veterans set bath hoys and girls a wholesome example." Dean K. G. Williamson of tin that veterans there tend to with University of Minnesota believe, draw Irom extra'-currlcular ac tlvlttcs, and concentrate on stud les, almost too much for their own good. President Edmund E. Day of Cor ncll. conceding that non-veteran of normal college age find cx-G competition very keen, points on that, In any event, the situatloi will not last long." All agree that It might be l>a for high .school graduates to brcc up their schooling before' enter Ing college. And Dean Newhou; adds: . "Postponement of college may create problems grealcr than the ones It would r*t~~i<& com. mi«Y'.[«.«« :. T. M, BCG.'U. S. PAT, OFF. 10-7 FRECKLES & HIS FIUBNDS By MERRILL BLOSSER "I've only got enough money for one more hot dog—it's z good thing your folks have got that cold chicken in the icebox!" TERMS SlMPLfT—- UNCONDITIONAL UQVJ Aecur SloNIWG YOU PAY REPARATIONS WE'RE JUST BElliGeRENTS! I'RISCILLA'S POP The Spoiler Uv AL VERMEER The ex-service men, he says,! has found that the veterans want are very honest, very earnest In | to set their money's worth, that their desire lo Bet everything . they demand lop performance from j possible out of college. And both i their teachers, that they Indulge In . added years and the experience < less juvenile horse-piny find that Ihey have gained In uniform make ; they study harder, them too Rood lor the younger "To my mind tin students to meet, the new high by classroom standards created hard-workirig ex-OIs. DEIAY JIIGIIT BE HAD ' And all agree that it might be. bad for high school graduates to break ,up their schooling before entering college, as Dr. Silvers _ proposes. •-Dr. Silvers has been connected with Rutgers for 34 yoars. He boys to match. "Last year we had 2300 vet- 600 ot them marrted — and 800 non-veterans in Rutgers. "Tho 10-n-lS year olrters, fresh hcsc Influences i are all to" (he good. I believe that the veterans stimulate the other students — both men nnd women .- to approach their university studies with a more serious intent." out of high school, very young | At Columbia University, Dean and Inexperienced, found Ihcm- ; Harry J. Carman says, veterans selves competing with mature men , have not taken over extra-cur of vast experience. I rlcular ixisls "In tact, they have "Tlie veterans Insisted on good failed lo participate enough, More- stiff assignments In class. They, over, our civilian students seem were making real sacrifices to' at- better able to keep up with the tend college, and Ihey could—nnd veteran intellectually than do Ihe never mind the mark's so long as • Rutgers civilians." Ihey passed. The whole academic . WHOLESOME EXAMPLE" President Blake R. Vnn Leer of taiisrht English for n years. He i lempo quickened. Youngsters dls- taug 8 27 books for boys. 1 covered Ihey hist couldn't keep 1 Georgia Tech reports thatjnany has written By PEGGY DERN floppy THE STOKVi • »i> JuM Kotli-ii i to Sieve l.nnilcrj <. linrd-tilltfn • , rurrcKiiondc-nl nnd prophrt ' dnom. St«T« vrvtecw vrorklnic hi* '' lHc own p'n'rly, llnppy At *• n cocklnll fnTKf llnr- M nnri gvn- Meeini* Jenl- George agreed, but with a reluctance that once more brought warm color to Happy's cheeks. She and Joyce tallowed Madelain« up lhe beautifully curving staircase and along a white-walled corridor where curtains of American Beauty red hung al wide windows n either 'end, diflusing the sunligh lo a pleasant dimness. Madelaine opened a door ant stood back, and itappy stopped over the threshold into a roon lhat was like something straigh lout of the movies. Long drapcric at the windows were in delft blu and rose; the deep-piled carpc I was rose color; and a bed, canopic fJAPPY'S voice was low and in the same rose and blue of th -shaken, and George, cupped draperies, stood on a raised dai - rrll, wjMthen lltman farmer. Stc< ' AHA when llnrrrll Inkcu llnrpf *«> dinner. Hill llnrrcll'B Inlrrml In IJnjipy npncnrK cnxUMl until tlie dnr he hrlnK* hi* ninlker nnd nU- ter to call fin her. Thej Inrlle ker : <• Bnentl r«« month of Fchninrjr . Mi' Iheir ejilnfe In Gnnle. Iln|tp7 | Meceptn. Slevr •ny* hr'll iro <in n ' leclure tour »hr mnnlh Hnppr !• «^ny. Ilni'py'* flrM view nf "Sundown." the Ilarrell rotate, !• VreJtk-tnklnjr. * • • XII his hand beneath her elbow with 1 Crystal bowls of spring .flower touch that was a caress. were everywhere, and the scent o He turned to Madelaine and them was sweet in the room. Joyce and his voice was almost Happy was wide-eyed and a bit •stern. limp willi excitement, and Made- "Remembcr, now, no one is to lainc took pity on her. show her the garden until the moon "I'll run along now," stic said, 5s up. It will be full tonight, and Umiliug. "You have lime for n want her to see everything half-hour nap if you like before le of fli* carpel. «nd sh« wan anding in the open dooiway be- orc Ihosc in lhe room saw her. he caught a glimpse of a sort of ableau: George, looking a bit an- oyed but very good-looking in inner clothes, a white Tuxedo mphasizing his deep tan, a dai 1 .? ed carnation in his buttonhole; a irl standing tensely before him, small girl, exquisite as a doll, with frothy blue-black curls that umbled to her white shoulders, icr pown a flame-colored chiffon. You know perfectly well," she vas saying hotly, her voice tense, svhen George looked up and saw Happy hesitating in the doorway, t-le came swiftly toward her, his eyes alight with pleasure -and, perhaps, relief? She couldn't be sure. "Come in, Happy. Aren't you Jovcly? White is very becoming to you." He lucked her hand through his arm and brought her back to face the dark-haired girl. "Drusilla. this i« Happy Brandon— Happy, this is Drusilla Prentice, who lives near here at Rose- llcdRc." How do you do?" Drusilla stiid curlly. Happy said politely, "I'm so glad to meet you." "Why?" Drusilla lently. •then," he reminded them. I time to dress for dinner. Lcssic "Yessuh, Cap'n, yessuhi" said will guide you downstairs when Joyce with mock humility, and ran you're ready. ahead of them up the curving steps Happy turned, surprised, to di.s- and to tlie door that swung open cover thai one of the white-tur- •now to reveal exactly the one per- baned Negro maids was moving feet note £or the place', a white- soft-footed about the room, un- Tiaired, elderly Negro butler in an packing her. bags and putting immaculate housecoat, bowing things away, •them into the house. "A nap?" Happy said doubUully. y, this is Miss Brandon," "I am-much loo excilcd to sleep. George when the dignified Madelaine laughed nod went told butler had expressed his dc-1 away, (light at seeing the master home * * * jagain. WISELY Happy accepted Les ! The bags were being brought In sie's suggestion as to the dress (irorn tht station wagon by a]she should wear to dinner, and younger, more stalwart Negro, j the simple white pique with it while in th*> background two maids louch of eyelet embroidery wa in crisp printed cotton dresses be- [vastly becoming. neath snowy aprons, and with At the foot ot ttw stairs she hes white handkerchiefs bound around I itated just a moment, hearing th their heads, hovered expectantly, sound of voices from the livin "I'll show Happy to her room, room—she supposed * was th George," said Madelaine pleasant- living room—and then followe ly. "She'll want to rest a little be-| the sound. Her high-heeled slip pcrs made no sound on the thick lore dinner." Our Boarding House with Maj. Hoople HE&TIULUHeMOSi PEEP \( DPFORTU& EMPLOYED.' LETS SAY ROCK-SOTTON PRlCE, TUixT MEANS A SR05S Orie VJlMVi OF SL£EP AMD L05c THEIR ANNOUNCE- M HE P^P£RS U To 8DV iTOCK. ,600.0QO SURE R MV *215.OOO,OOO/ That's a man for you! just can't depend on them! But this time I'//sco& him good! It's time he learns appreciate all the work / _<jfc> here! i wouldn't mind wsshing curtains, Priscil/a. But your father never notices them! financial, biological." PEERLESS CLEANERS MICHAEL O'iMALLEY and RALPH LANE Now Heacl([imrters For Guaranteed Rug Gleaning Curtain Cleaning At 1313 HesterStreet the bell wa; tolling for Janus Wadham. HOT OMIY CAN I TELL YOU « WHERE ANITA WADHAW 15, /MR. £ TAKE YOU TO HER.' IW WITH VOIl/HISS ARGUS. SO LONG, DRAPER.OID BOY. YOUiATEK. AND FOUR HOURS TO CURTAIN TIME. SHALL WE HAVE THIS WORM TO HIS GRABBING; I'D PREFER THAT TUPS WERE LATER— AND DARKER,BUT— Dial 2433 '116 S. Franklin St. LESSL1E TURNER WASH TUBES CARLO, HE Wilt. FIND THW 6RIXZEW LOTHW10, AN' 1HE EXRWPLE OF HlhA THW ,. WILL ROCK THE CAPITAL 1 . fTHW R05UE ELUDE US fOK. THE MOWENT BUT HE CWNOT ESCAPE! HAVE ML EXITS SUfcKDED VMHILE SVSTEMMIC SEARCH FEOW THE FUES TO THE CELLAR! PICKARD'S GROCERY Nl JUST TWINS TO FIHO MM W Oltr OF TW Phone 20-13 IO-M Chickasawba FARM LOANS At Lowest Rate of Interest, Quick Service A. F. Dietrich United Insurance Agency 160 S. 1st St. Ingram Bldg. Bv FRED HARMAN Ignorance Is liliss RUSU1S55 CA1TLE •' A, LOT OF CATOE •' FOR SALE 4-in. Concrete Sewer Tile Concrete Culvert. Tile Size 10 in., 36 in. A. H. WEBB Hwy. 81 at Stale Line Phone BljUicvi Stone Age bleak dercurrent ot feeling, and Happy BUN AKAV, INDEED: H,V I CAN IMASINe MYSELF IN LOTS THAN SY A MAN P AKCUSt? FINSEC: the middle o( it, and couldn't quit* By J. R. Williams OUT OUR WAY lERE'S WO \ 1F1DU 1 VC.NOW HOW TO / AWP \ HAM PLEA SKUMK- HG'D BEEM HIT / BY A CAR.' _-j WE &OT HIM OUT OF ABUSrV- WE MAY TAKE HIM TO A VETlMARV 'DOCTOR! By EDGAR MARTIN BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES j^m^'m . Happy's face burned, but she said quietly, "Because - you are ob- iously 11 friend of George's and ecanse be wanted me to on." Drusilla lifted exquisite showl- crs in a little shrug. "The clinging-vine lype, arcnt ou? M Her tone was deliberately npleasant. George was white with angnr jcncalh his sunburn, but he kept his voice steady, trying to sound tmuscd. Pay her no mind, Hnppy. She hinks bad manners are a mark ot sophislicntion. She is determined to be known as the most outrageous brat on Gunle — and I might acid that she it succeeding beautUully," There wm an unpleasant

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