The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1951 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 18, 1951
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PAGE TWO Bi>rnnmi,LE (ARK.) COURIER ChurcHill or Attl««? Conurvotivt or Socialist? Third of a S«rl»»— British May Elect Churchill by Casting Ballots Against Labor Instead of For Conservatives LEO.V DE.VNFN NEA SUM Correspondent LONDON (NEA) — A majority at Britons will vole on Oct 25 AGAIN8T austerity and the welfare state — and not FOR Winston Churchill's Conservatives — should the Labor government suffer rieteal in the general election. On the surface Labor's (roubles seem mainly economic. Britain is spending much mnre than she earns. Her trading deficit with the rtst ot the world Is now running at the rate of about $1,700.000,000 a year. The British exist largely on Imported foods and earnings from overseas trade. Britain must export to live. Bui British exports are dwindling while the costs of essential raw materials are rising. Because of an unfavorable trade balance Britain Is facing another serious dollar shortage-. This Is in part rtue to the tense international situation and Britain's Heavy rearmament burden amounting to about »13.«».<X»,000 annually, But there are other — perhajvs weightier—reasons why the Labor government has lost, the confidence of many "little people." Reckless spending easily "social experiments." mismanagement, in the nationalized industries are major contributing'factors in Britain's economic plight. British socialism has many traditional virtues, such as Integrity and idealism. But It has little Imagination, energy or Initiative. The myriad of Labor bureaucrats sitting on the management boards of the various nationalized industries have few skills and less executive ability. As Industrial managers they are little more than' parasites gnawing at the vitals of the producers. Few new Labor leaders are emerging to take the place of such old- timers as Clement Attlee, Herbert Morrison and the late Ernest Bevin. This Is also true of the Conservatives who would be lost without Winston Churchill, still one of the greatest orators ever heard and a widely-respected leader. The electoral campaign, In fact, fs less a battle of political Issues than of personalities as symbolized by the two chief protagonists — Churchill and Attlee. At 18, Churchill Is slill ths "great man," "the legend." the "courageous war leader"—the orator who Bets his audience on fire. • Attlee, on the other hand, Is the typical "little man." the school teacher who lectures the disturbed Britons, explains, simplifies and WINSTON CIIIIKCIIIM.: Sllll the "(real man," the orator who Mil hl« »udfenc« on fire. seeks to soothe frayed nerves. By a peculiar twist of history It Is the thundering Churchill who represents the Conservative view while the scholarly Attlee speaks for social reform. Their roles should have been reversed, Churchill's colorful personality rather than the Conservatives' program may sway many marginal votes in favor of his party. The Tory aupporls of "Iree enterprise 11 claim (with some Jus- tice) that Britain is living In » false paradise. Labor's "planned economy" Is unworkable, they say- But so far they have failed to show how they would solve Britain's chronic economic ills. Their election platform li extremely vague oil this paint. Actually the Tory "Election Manifesto" would Impress Sen. Robert A. Tall and his U. S. Republican colleagues as a radical document. Almost the only concrete pro- posals put by th« Tories to the voters are the return to private ownership ot the recently-nationalized steel industry and trucking. But all other industries nationalized by Labor—coal mining, railroads, aviation. and even the Bank of England — would stay in the handi of me siate. 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Boys' Suede Flannel uHIK I O Worth Much More Blyfhcville, Ark 'Sain* Evita' Day Honors Peron's Wife BUENOS AinES. Oct. 1«. I AP) — 5va Peron, wife ot Ari?entlna'« pres- rient, *•»« hailed if "Saint Evita" 'oday »nd her husband declared a i»tlon»l holiday lo mark Ihe eve/il. President Juan D. r'cron annotmc- id the honor ye«t«rday at Arff*n- -lni'« annual celebntlon of "I^s 1 - lty Day," which developed Into » maw eulogy ot Ms. ailing wife. At the colse of the ceremonies Peron declared today would be 'Saint EvIU" day. For the past four ears, he ha« given the extra holiday it "Saint Peron" flay. Rcnora Peron, III with anemia Ince Sept. 21. left her sickbed to lake part In the festivity. It was the -nbject of Argtntlna'i first tele- 'l«lon broadcant, THtTMOAT, O Rib Tickler CRE6TON ,Neb., Wt—Mrs. J. W. Larson of Creslon «at In her rocli- '« chair darning locks. She reached over to pickup « ball of yarn from the Iloor. The result: a trip to the doctor 'or treatment of two broken ribs. 'rnment snending. But In the same breath they promhe to build 300,000 new houcei ant) retain 'the more cxlravagant trimmings of the welfare stale, Including food subsidies. Labor's cost' social service* — free dentures, wctacles and all. With Britain on the brink o! bankruptcy, who will pay for these costly social and economic schemes? Labor "will disarm the capitalist tiger claw by claw." says Aneurln Bevan. Another squeeie on the "capitalists" who have been get- tlnB "fatter and latter" will pay the bill. Bevan does not speak 'or Ihe majority of the Labor Party. But he tm strong support In the lower ranks. At the Labor Party's recent convention he scored a spectacular victory getting four out of seven contested seat. 1 ; In the executive council. Meanwhile the Tories say little oeyonrl Indulging In plmis generalities about the "abundant life" and the advantages of "free enterprise" over "planned economy." The chief distinction between the two major parties Is that Labor does not admit the existence ot an unsolved economic problem tor Britain while the Tories, recognize lt« existence but do not say what Conservative, government would do about it. the Economist recent- y commented. Yet so disgruntled are the British voters, especially the "little people." that they may give the Conservative party another try. ADAMS gives you PRICES on I g -inch Am w r ^., ,.^** «; RCAVICTOR MILLION PROOF , TELEVISION ttetd WAS $314.50 NOW Plus Installation teteuiiuw. luxury. at a. tatte.->/wdel Here U • 17-inch television set yoirll he proud (o own} Yon get tlip besl possible reception anywhere, with th« new RCA VirKir picture |.irk-ii]>. As yon ran gee th« rAhinet Is ainiple and lovely. The ronsnlette Imsc ii irinlmled Hi nn exlra cost. Spend • few Minutea with th'e Kent Ensemble today, and you'll want ft* npcad hours with it ... In your own home! 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