It's a little late now, but if Connors' father had given both Gloria and James a good stiff kick now and then, it might have helped. (Don't knock it. I've raised seven kids and it works.)
JAMES A. WILDE
WORD TO THE WISE
Rodney Dangerfield's comment "I went to a fight the other night and a hockey game broke out" (SCORECARD, Sept. 4) has to be one of the world's funniest lines. Beneath its comedy, though, there is a telling message about hockey's unnecessary violence. The National Hockey League should take note.
CLYDE PARTIN JR.