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NORTH ANSON, Me. April 5, 1951 (INS) Thirty-five-year-old Mrs. William C. Goodwin, mother of four children, today was hailed as a heroine. She swam 75 yards through fast-running and freezing flood waters of a tributary of the Kennebec river to rescue Carl Luce, Jr., 5, who toppled into the stream while at play.
Here is a column I found in The Bridgeport Post1 (April 5th, 1951, Page 35) which I thought gave not only sound advice, but to some extent contrasts sharply with today's practices, and is, at the very least, food for thought!
by Angelo Patri
A child's birthday is the most important day in the year to him. That day must be marked in some way so that he feels himself recognized as an important person. What way must depend on conditions at home. The simplest way is best. Big parties, expensive gifts collected from the guests, sound wonderful but do not come up to expectations in actuality. A bouquet at his place, a cake cut at the evening meal when father is at home to share in the ceremony, and a gift are all any child can want. But he does want that. ContinuedBoys' Double Knee Slack Sets - 1951
COLOR-GAY COMBED POLOS
Reg. 79¢! Pick a batch of savings on stripes and fancies. Combed cotton, some 2 button shoulders. 1 to 3, 3 to 8.
RUGGED DENIM SUSPENDER JEANS
Reg. 1.39! You save plenty on tubbable toughies designed for service! Double knee patches. Blue. Sizes 3 to 8.
Negro and White pupils sat side by side for the first time here today as 98,000 youngsters registered for the fall school term. Racial integration, ordered by the Board of Education, didn't become complete today but officials say it will be in a year. President Eisenhauer has urged Washington to be a model for the rest of the nation. All new pupils are being enrolled for the new term without regard to race and 3,000 Negro children are being transferred from crowded former Negro schools to formerly white schools. Children who recently moved from one neighborhood to another also are being allowed to enter schools regardless of race. Tuesday, September 14, 1954 - Logansport Pharos-Tribune; Logansport, Indiana - page Twenty-five
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|1 The Bridgeport Post was an evening paper that was consolidated with the morning Bridgeport Telegram and is now The Connecticut Post.|