Boys Town

governed by boys.
It's worth a shot, isn't it?
Your sincerity is worth a shot.
Father, I'm not going to fight a plan
as unselfish as yours.

But understand, when you fail...
I'll use you for a lesson in horse sense
to the world at large.

Fair enough.
There we are, Dave.
We've got three fine new buildings.
A grand beginning.

Yes, sir. And three fine mortgages
might make a grand finish.

- We've had mortgages before.
- Yes, little ones.

Look at the sweating you've done
to raise nickels, dimes, quarters...

penny contributions.
Now you've got to get dollars,
hundreds, thousands.

Wait a minute, Dave, wait a minute.
This doesn't have to be paid today.

- No, but the day will come.
- Dave.

Now, Eddie, I know.
I know you've always been in debt.

Debts up to your knees.
This time it's up to here.

It might not be as bad as that.
You've got to stop thinking from here,
and think from here a little bit.

Now, Eddie, come on.
Let's look at the figures, averages...