The Paducah Sun from Paducah, Kentucky on December 11, 1964 · 21
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The Paducah Sun from Paducah, Kentucky · 21

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Friday, December 11, 1964
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER II, 1964 SUN-DEMOCRAT AGE SEVEN I Mrs. Bandaranaike's Defeat Traced To Plan To Nationalize Newspapers AP Special Report By DEN2IL PEIRIS Sirimavo Bandaranaike was a weeping widow with three children when she became the world's only woman to head a government ' COLOMBO, Ceykra (AP) I She was elected prime minis-' ter of Ceylon in July 1960, on a sympathy vote after her hus- Bandaranaike, was assassinated by a Buddhist monk. Now, five months before her five-year term is due to end. Mrs. Bandaranaike has suffered her worst setback a defeat by t2 band, Prime Minister Solomon ione vote In Parliament last Fri day. She announced afterward she would dissolve Parliament and call elections. I The defeat stemmed from a campaign by Buddhist monks who interpreted her moves to take over the country's biggest newspaper group Lake House as part of a drive toward dic tatorship. The monks assailed her coali tion with the Trotskyite Sama Samaj party, declaring it anti- Buddhist and antidemocratic I The monks found another tar get in Trotskyite Finance Minis-, ter Dr. N. M. Perera's budget proposal to ease restrictions on tapping coconut trees for toddy, 'a fermented alcoholic juice. i-1. . . in ii mowing in Miami Buck? If in hii mmmA g5 expert repairmea to check year Set. You. are not receiving the bett picture possible. Coll Today For Prompt Attention MUlVUAlN 303 S. 3rd Ph. 442-3919 A TIME TO RELAX, AH EVENING TO ENJOY . iThev charped this was a delib- j w erate Marxist plan to destroy Buddhism, which forbids al coholic drinks. Mrs. Bandaranaike scrapped the toddv clan. But she did not yield in the press nationalization issue. Defections from her Freedom party last week reflected back benchers fears of antagonizing rtiB monks. Manv rural mem bers of Parliament were put into tower with the monks' In her four years oi power, the politically inexperienced housewife became headstrong resolute and Intolerant of criti rism in contrast to her politt callv exnerienced husband. Backbenchers bowed to ner will because of the lack of any other nationally acceptable fitmro In their nartv, The dauEhter of a lioerai- minded rural chief, Mrs. Ban daranaike pushed through radn cal socialist measures: The takeover of Shell, Esso For Reservations Dial 442-8177 Ample Parking Space ; SATURDAY, DEC. 12th 8:00 P.M. ri a JV f PARK AVENUE jr 2714 Park Avenue Two Bandits Hit Bank At Same Time WEST COVINA, Calif. (AP) i Two gunmen, apparently working Independently, entered the same bank at almost tne same moment Thursday, police said. Witnesses in the West Covina branch of the United California Bank said one gunman demanded money of teller Grace Lund, 30. The other similarly ad dressed teller Yvonne Christopher, 26, at another window. Both men had paper sacics. Between them tney collected about $4,000, the bank said. Upon leaving the bank one got into an automobile and drove away. The other departed on foot and Caltez oil installations, in defiance of a U.S. aid clamp-down and vigorous British protests. Nationalization of British, Indian. Canadian and Austra lian insurance firms. Nationalization of the Cevlo- nese Dans and a tnreat to taice control of British. Indian and Pakistani banks. She also took over schools run by religious organizations, ig- nonne a civil disobedience movement by nearly 800,000 Ro man uauoucs. In foreign policy Mrs. Bandaranaike followed a course of nonalignment, worked closely with President Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt, tried to me diate Indian-Chinese border dis putes and described herself as anti-imperialist. Her wealth denended on lands given to her ancestors for serv ice to Britain, but her policies hurt British tea and rubber planting concerns and the im port-export trade they con trolled. IF Mrs. Bandaranaike paid horn age to a portrait of her late husband night and morning. Also in spite of her quarrel with monks over the press takeover she was deeply religious, spending half an hour each moraine and ... evening sitting crosslegged before an image of Buddha in her home. Taking the Trotskvites into her government, she explained she wanted to shore up her par-lliamentary majority and at the same tune break up an ominously promising unity movement of three previously quar- ireling Marxftt parties. She achieved the second aim. She also secured industrial peace after a fierce outbreak of strikes that for three months crippled the export trade Ceylon depends on for its clothing, rice 'and sugar on sales of tearub-, ber and coconut Mrs. Bandaranaike was de-i !feated by her unswerving deter mination to go ahead witn tne nationalization of the press 'groep. She "felt she had been venomously and unfairly at-! jtacked in newspapers during the 1960 elections. - j j In addition, her government' was chronically assailed by, mounting inflation and falling, foreign assets, which forced drastic import curbs affecting the production of consumer goods. Development did not match,, Increases in the labor force, and critics said this failure was a fundamental reason for what they called her-drift toward dictatorship. For your dancing pleasure The Rebel Rousers Friday and Saturday, Dec. llrh tr 12th Members and their guests MOOSE LODGE 3020 Park Ave. HOTEL IRVLN COBB Broadway at Sixth Enjoy The Popular COBB BUFFET A A r! 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