PAGE EIGHT BI/YTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS MONDAY, 'APRIL "4, 1<M9 THE NATION TODAY 20-Y ear-Old Lesson Still Vital To Democracies Waging Battle Against Spread of Red Doctrines B.r Jamf* Marlow WASHtNGTON, April 4. W"i—In the midst of a Senate debate a question arose about ft book, "Lessons of UK- Last Dcc-arlc," written 20 years »go by Paul H.-Douglas, now Democratic Senator I ram Illinois, To be sure it was quoted the way he wanted a quoted, Douglas, serving Jits first year in the Senate, got up and read some of the book himself. What Douglas read was his pl>ll-+ •for these reasons, the democratic way of life Is ultimately the government while, as Jolin Stunrt Mill long ago pointed out, it is also the most effective means ol raising the level of civic Intelligence." osophy on the difference between tllelr colU |, lu .i ncc )„ office depends, the long-run benefits o( democracy and the long-run dangers of communism. . Douglas. 51, and a well-known economist, believes (hat a good society is best reached by peaceful means and that communism, H- chieved by conspiracy and violence, ends in tyranny and degeneracy of government. He stated his position—which Is the position of democratic thinkers of the West—so clearly, that some of what he said is given here: Most Use Tower to Hold It "Even If the Communists were to seize power, their work of government would inevitably be poisoned by the methods used in al- "'•Their opponents would naturally be driven to resort to that same method of violence revolution which the CmmtinisUs had embraced. "The Communists would, therefore need constantly to be on their guard against an armed uprising led by those who had enjoyed greater economic and social under former regime. "They would, moreover, suspect such revolts even when not planned and the inevitable result would he , the permeation of society by slate svstem ol espionage and the ruthless use of terror as a means of Intimidation. "Such an atmosphere of suspicion and suppression would go far to vitiate the very spirit of cooperative fellowship which the Communists hope to engender by running the industries and government of a coutry for the benefit of the common man. "The disdain which the Commun- Cause for Congestion Of Traffic Removed on WashingtanThoroughfare WASHINGTON'. April 4. lift— President Truman has stoppct walking lo and from work. '1'h crowds were congesting traffic, til While House explained. Sightseers thronged to watch Mr Truman's dally progress from Blai House, his temporary residence across Pennsylvania Avenue to th White House, now under repair Larger crowds assembled each even- Ing for the return stroll. With the tourist season only beginning, White House officials decided it would cteate less distur- prlvelegcs j bance if Mr. Truman used an official limousine, There were reports, not confirmed officially, that .some sightseeing gulde.s were charging SI a head to .steer their clients to the presidential crossing. Photo Clue Tliis picture of a blonde teenage girl and a pnwn ticket from a Cincinnati, 0., loan company are the only clues to the identity o( a tall blond youth, thought lo b« an mnnesia victim, who said he "woke up" in Pittsburgh, Pa. ort Smith Publisher luys Las Vegas Paper LAS VEGAS, HCV.. April 4. <lfl — ,'he Las Vegas Evening Review- 'nurnal ha-s a new owner today— Donald W. Reynolds of Ft. Smith, Ark. Sak of the paper was announced | by Publisher Frank Garslde and naalns Director A. E. Cahlan. The puri'luisc price Is estimated at .bou i $500.000. Reynolds owns five radio .stations and live newspapers in the soulh- we.st. He .s:iid he plans a $500,000 expansion program and will nialco his home in Las Vcga.s. Cai'.lai! and Garslde have operated the six-day-a-wcck paper since 1926. Cahlan will remain as managing director. NOTICE OF PROBATE OF WILL Notice is hereby given that the last will and testament ol Linda Henderson wa» probated In common form by the probate court for the Chlckasawba District fo Mississippi County. Arkansas on the 19th day of March, 1949. An appeal from such probate can be alfccled only by filing a petition 5u ling the grounds of such 'appeal within six months from the date of this notice. WITNESS my hand and seal this llth day of March, 1949. Elizabeth lilj'the, Clerk. By Stella Cain, D. C. H. G. Matthews, Executor, Box 483, Blythevllle, Arkansas. O. W. Barham, Atty. for Executor, Guard Building, Blythevllle, Arkansas, 3i21-23-4;4 Father Has Son Jailed For Stealing His Car TORONTO. April 4. i/l'j—George 1 Robn had his .son, Kenneth, 24, ar- e.slcd on a charge of stealing the annly car. He said he Ihought the miK man needed a ic.sson. "Soiry son," Hie falher^srud when court .sentenced Kenneth lo Ilircc nonlhs in jal! on the charge. ists have for the llltclllgnce and Prolific Mauser Gives Birth to 33rd Litter PITTSBURGH, April 4. (.Ti Timmy, the prolific cat of the Oakland Police Station, has anothci family but even the police haven't seen the kittens. Thnmy hid her 33rd litter undei the door of the police station Safety courage of the majority leads them, j guessed moreover, to keep power In the added: hands of their aggressive minority., "Their venture seems to them the lupreme value and they are naturally unwilling to entrust it to that amorphous mass of people who'-did nothing lo bring It into being. Only those who have sacrificed themselves (or the new society arc adjudged worthy of directing It. Popular Support Essential "Thev will govern and work for the benefit of the people but not allow the latter to participate in the ultimate decisions of policy. In short, they will hold on to power for themselves. . . "The truth of the matter Is that whenever men are removed from the bracing necessity of submitting their acts and policies to the ap- | proval of the great mass In whose ; behalf they are supposed to be laboring, they tend to degenerate. . ." Then, shifting to the problem of leadership in a democracy, Douglas said: "The knowledge that they must secure popular support makes leaders more solicitous than they otherwise would be to further the real Interests of those whose approval Director George Falrle, she had sextupleU. He "She would have to have nt leas 20 to fill all the requests we've re ceived from all over the country." 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