The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1953 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 4, 1953
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE (AitKQ (JUUK1EK MtiWS MONDAY, MAY 4, 1963 t €•* Hlttory Reds Prove Communism Can't Work Abandoned Buildings Symbols 1 Of Failure in Yugoslavia's Capital IB an historic shift, Tito, Rfd dictator of Yugoslavia, now tacitly admitf the failure of basic Communist economic practices. The case history of that failure might well be the pattern for other Red Satel- Illec, uneasy under the Moscow yoke. Here's the first of three dispatches detailing the human reasons behind communism's flop In Tito-land, told by NBA roving correspondent Fred Sparks. He first visited Yugaslavla m-hen Tito was divorcing Stalin, and now has spent three weeks study- Ing Tito's latest shift of policy. " By FRED SPARKS NBA Staff Correspondent BELGRADE — (NBA) — Across the Danube from the heart o< Tito's capita] isa string of huge, unfinished and abandoned buildings, sun peeps through glassless windows like the blank eyes of dead men. This was to be the "New Belgrade—the finest Government center In tha Balkans." If » sign were erected on this Staggering monument to failure it would read: "HERE COMMUNISTS PBOVED COMMUNISM CAN'T WORK." When I visited Tito-land in 1949. boasting officials hastened me to the bustling site of "New Belgrade." Prom an observation platform I watched "volunteer" teen-agers' i absolute rags, mixing cement an hauling bricks—and singing abou Big Brother Tito's five-year plan. I saw "New Belgrade" again th other day. Sheep grazed on \vha was to have been the front lawn n Tito's fancy parliament and i youngster was swiping loose brick: The skeletons still carry white PEASANT — Tito peasant \vith ancient pipe is impassive In the midst of newest Yugo upheaval. by Felix Carney Despite the popularity oi the long variety shows, this year may see the end of the 60 and 90 minute programs, or at least a drastic reduction in their numbers. The reason ? Money! One of the few that will remain, the Sunday night "Comedy Hour" may get Red Skelton as one of its rotating stars, since Red's own show is being dropped by the sponsor. Things we hear about television: that today's TV station transmitter contains as many as 20,000 r, c p a r a t e parts, including about six miles of Wire and some -100 or so tubes . . . that Fred Allen has been signed for a new TV show starting in the fall, built around a quiz formula . . . that four video networks are bidding in an attempt to land former President Truman as a news commentator! Miami, Florida, is making progress in its bid to become a TV center, with Arthur Godfrey and his troupe turning the swank Kenilworth Hottl into what amounted to a complete indoor-outdoor video station recently. Godfrey was so anxious to prove that telecasts could originate from this area that he put a reported ?40,000 of his own money into the venture. That's an expensive experiment! You're not gambling when you call on pur TV technicians for service. They have the right parts, the right equipment and the right training ... to put your set right! BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO., 109 E. Main St. washed Isogans that link Tito and Stalin and scream: "TOGETHER FOR A NEW WORKINQ VICTORY." So was wasted millions in cash and energy to satisfy a dictator's vanity at a time when locals had holes In their shoes and empty stores didn't even carry razor blades or combs. Surely Tito must cringe every time he motors past "New Belgrade" to his lush suburban gentleman's farm—a "gift" from the people. I am told "New Belgrade," on the sandy river bank, is sinking into the mush. Communists say "poor original plans" made them junk their dreams of plush offices. This confession is one of many about almost every phase of Tito's Government, the oldest Red state In the world outside Russia. They have abandoned: collective farms, price fixing, most industrial programs, forced production and active anti-capitalism. In other words, they say they are giving up the very basis of the perfect Communist heaven, where everything Is planned from cradle to a concentration camp. • • » After coming to poiver after the war, Communists destroyed Yugoslavia's poor hut operating capitalistic society Now. seven years Inter, they agree they have not succeeded i in raisins the standard of living. They have stood still while free Western Europe recovered. This "Confession Hour" is certainly the most startling twist .In the history of communism since Tito detached his captured country from the Russian Empire. It is surely too early to tell what kind of a place Yugoslavia will now become. The favorite trick line tossed around here Is: "We want capitalism without capitalists." Moving somewhat in that direction, (he government's mimeograph machines turn out flowery directives introducing: a form of competition, free sale of food, taxtaion on profits only, and private foreign Investments. Needing an alibi, they blame everything on Stalin and say they were forced to copy Russia, which does not have 14 karat communism. How can this administration say stay In pow«? •Answer.' The politic*! policeman, who stares Into every parlor aftd has thoroughly rubbed out possible opponents. Yugoslavs who warned Tito against errors he now admits wero jailed as "reactionaries" and still draw short rations In grim barbed-wire political camps. One obvious reason for toying will) some trappings of private enterprise (and calling It a. new kind of communism) Is to Impress tre U. S., which currently forwards shipments of dollars. * * • An old Belgrade friend said: "Tito has abandoned the live-year plan for a five-year handout." But where can Tito go with the same High Command, the source of most of his trouble? The bosses of ;he Yugoslav Communist Party are intellectuals, nourished on conversation in the coffee houses of Vienna and Paris and years of revo- utionary violence, Most of them never held a legitimate job in their lives. But when they seized control they dared to blueprint everyman's job. and life. At this writing it looks as if Yugoslav communism is shedding its skin. But nobody knows yet what It's wearing underneath. Tomorrow: The land of "never mind." Eden's Condition Is Improved LONDON UP)— The Foreign Office said today that Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden's "general condition has Improved." Ha had a more restful night last night. Eden. 55, was operated on April 12 for gallstones. He underwent a second operation last week for the that It has firmly flopped and still' removal of fluids causing jaundice. EO SING HERE — Shown above is the Vesper Choir of Mississippi Southern College at Hattiesburg, Miss., which will sing here at 8 p.m. tomorrow at the Blytheville Senior High School auditorium. Mellow as Moonlight SMOOTHED BY NATURE TO THE PEAK OF OLD-FASH'N GOODNESS I , CASCADE.. .and.only CASCADE, gives you Ihe light, sraoolh richness of Ins George A. Dickcl 1870 formula I KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON . . ' ' , • -.' ' : ..jl' ". ::'•.-••;.'i. * . CEO. i. BKKEl DISMU1HG COMPI.HV. lOUISVItlt. KIKIUCIf • ?6 PfOOF • fri!< w.til IS t >EAK$ War Shells SHU Kill Filipinos MANILA (/P)— World War II explosives are still killing Filipinos. There are two or three incidents weekly as peasants and fishermen j try to pry open shells and extract powder for home-made explosives for underwater blast .fishing. Recently a grenade explosion killed three youths in mountain province of Abra. Man Smrir* SAO PAULO, Brazil (/R-PoHoe In Itapecerlc« da Serra lays t man here, after drinking heavily, picked up a deadly coral snake and allowed It to bit* Mm. Then, ttwy quoted wltneMti a* saying, Pedro himself took a bit* of the snake. He died almost kntn*- dlalely afterwards. . The wltnesse* said that Pedro gave no explanation for hU aot,' FOR SALE Corrugated Metal Culvert Pipe Automatic Flood Gates Concrete Culvert Tile Septic Tanks WEBB CULVERT TILE CO. Ark-Mo St Line Ph. 8414 .' 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You People who have let the most of this stock get away while you were waiting for prices to come down can come in now and buy with immunity knowing there will be no further reduction on individual items. This week the more you buy the less you pay. Come in, select two or more items, have the sales slip made out, present it to the manager in charge and see how mweh Jess vow pe»v. $25.50 TARPAULINS These tarpaulins are made of the best materials. Dark colors. Treated to turn rain and water. Sizes 12 x 14. Dormets included. $128.95 NORGE WASHER Wringer control operated. One full year guarantee. Wringe rrelease bars on both sides. Will do a washing In 5 to 7 minutes. Your clothes will be whiter and cleaner. Equipped with pump. $228.95 NORGE REFRIGERATOR 14 cu. ft. Apartment size refrigerator. Decorated interior in blue. Self defroster. Outside vitrified porcelain. Fiber glass insulation for even refrigeration. 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