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June 25, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 25, 1952
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE as. 1953 INSIDE THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY: BLYTHEVILLB (ART'.) COURIER What's Inside Democratic Party? Heritage Of FDR, Influence of HST, Hope Despite Ike Bv JOHN GUXTHKR Written (or NEA Service What's inside the Democratic Party? First, (ho heritage of Roosevelt. Second, the paternal influence, whatever it mav be worth, of .Mr. Truman. S Third, rival candidates, none of whom hate each other quite as much as do the. lending Republican candidates. Fourth, baffling uncertainty who the candidate will be. ^ Fifth, important .sectional differences. Sixlh, confusion. Seventh, in .spite of Ike and everything, some modicum of hope. The greatest single, overriding advantage ihe Democrats have in 'he campaign about to be fought. '*;th no holds barred, is the ''act 1 the balance of power between "IP p,"riies his ihar.ped drastically, » ith the i esnli that the Democrats arc now apparently the maiority f'rly in this cojntr, not the Republican?. Recent Oalltm polls are ilimni- natme. 'rhe Democrats can expect <o poll 39 per cent r>f the total vote In IS52, and the Republicans 3-1 per cent. nnependents — people who say *e have no party choice—make up the remaining 27 per cent and will obviously decide, the issue. In 1918. the independent vote tvent .17 per cent Democratic, 43 per •ent Republican. But a poll taken n March, 1952, lipped the Scpubli- 'ans <among -independents! to 45 per cent, whiel ihe Democrats'drop- TjV 0 36 P pr cc nt, with 19 per cent 81 undecided. Even so, to win the Democrats will need to take only six million ndependent votes on the basis of in estimated total electorate of 55 Tiillion. The Republicans must take Tine million. Figures, like delegates, are not •ery fixed objects. They may Change radically between now and November. The impact of a fresh, ilowing personality like Eisenhower ni?ht make millions of voters move ibont. The Democrats don't know >'ho their own Candida!,? \\ill be md quite possibly he will be some-' i^dy very weak. So imorecedenlly fluid Is th» vliole political picture and so un•"-!.»in is the Ions-run future that ' heard one esteemed specialist say •Xo matter who trets in. he will be i one-tena president." The srrnnd itreat advantage Ihe iwn special view, Is that the°coun- ry is prosperous, most people are "ttlnsr alonp fine, and the average oter is belter off than he has ever —n before. Hence, he is going to : for the status qua. So reason .Democrats. he Democrats—with substantial from events—have kept employment, fnll. and both farm prices and vases dizzying]? high. They have lot only given a new measure of *cnrity to people, at large; they are n a position to promise more and ' omimdnR security. j It. is mostly the rich who how] ' bout taxes, say the. Democrats \ electorate outmnnbers (he right wins, and the Democrats—«o they say—have Ihe left wing sewed up." Another presumptive advantage to the Dcmocrais is that a whole senenHion of voters has fsrown up knowine noihiiiR but Democratic rule. Many slightly older remember as a living, glaring fact the crash and rienression that preceded Roosevelt. That crash can stil be whooped up into a fluorescent topic Next, look at issues. The chief Democratic issue will be the substance of what I have jnsi mentioned—security [or the under-possessed, good limes for all. the welfare state. The Democrats will alt.iks the Republicans as "the parly of the rich and the privileged few. who will forset about the working people and bring on another Hoover denression with bread lines and millions of unemployed." , Rebutting the Republican charge that they are going to "socialize" America, the Democrats will say that, on the contrary, their reform's will benefit the free enterprise system, and that the net result of the New and Fair Deals lias been to prodtlc the most prodigious national income any country has evr known. On budget, and taxes, the Democratic vicwnoint is defensive. Just let a Republican administration try to run this country without high taxes, they say. Third, communism and foieien policy. The. Democrats will attempt lo repudiate Ihe Republican accusation that they have been soft, to communism, and will say that contrariwise, they have done a' tremendous job In combatin? world communism. They will clip the Truman Plan tor aid lo Greece nnd Turkey Ihp Marshall Plan, the European Recovery Program which undoubtedly made it h?.rder for communism ro function in western Kurope. am the attempt to stop predatory com munlsm dead In Its tracks In Korea • • • The Democrats assert that thi Republicans, particularly If Taft i : the nominee, would try to pull on of Europe, cut foreign aid. and en danger world peace. They say Taff. isolationism would be welcomed b' the Kremlin. As to financial aid to Europe, the Democrats will point, out that a large proportion of the money has been actually spent within thi United States, and has helped u INSIDK THE DEMOCRATIC I-ARTV: Tl,e heritage nf mil deft! the influence ,,f IfS f (cenlen, »nrt despite Ike irishd. How mucK do you know ahmit whal's happening Inside Hit Inn major parties as convention time approaches? Here's Ihc penetrating story on the strmtle for political power, detailed hy John Ounther. one of Ibis generation's brsl-kmnvn reporters. This is the /Irst of his frmr arllilrs on the Democratic Tarty, wrillen exclusively for NBA Service and The Courier \eiis. They will he followed hy five more "inside" reports on the Republican Party. produce full employment and pro«- policy and in domestic issues. cople in this imply look at igures. (?re are more M ° r country than rich comparative: ncorne . The American l St. Joseph A ^m m^ m H. kM • ™ ASPIRIN WORLD'S URSKT StlUR AT 101 DANCING NIGHTLY! 24 HOUR SERVICf! FOR RESERVATIONS PHONt HOLLAND 3241 or 9411 COMPLETELY AIR CONDITIONED ALL BRAND CIGARETTES $1.60 CARTON All popular brands of liquors, wines, gins and cordials al popular prices. HUBERTSCLUB Hubert Utley ond Wert Akin» HIGHWAY 61 HOLLAND, MO. finally, in ihe light of all this. : what will Democratic strategy be? lo hope thai Tuft will lie nominated, because he will be the Democratic leaders think, far'and] awa ythe easiest candidate to beat. 1 I heard one Democratic luminary FO luminous that I hesitate to mention his name say, "1 pray on my knee= every night that Tad will b-^ it."" ! Any Democrat, the Democrats feel, can beat Taft, because if Taft is running, the Democratic Parly is almost certain to carry the pivotal ; states with large labor votes, like New York. Illinois, Pennsylvania New Jersey. Michigan, and California. (Understand that I am' merely reporting a Democratic view and that Taft Republicans will cif course, dispute this theory hotly i Second, to try to force the Republican candidate, no matter who he is. into the flurries! possible le- actionary position, bolh on foreign Ex-Boy Scout Is How Full-Time Taxidermist MEMPHIS (,P. Ira Griste. 23. is a taxidenni^;, who pot his intrre'.r in animals from his days as a Bov Scout. ' Now many of the animals that die at the MO as well as hinilpr's trophies end up in his shop for stuffing. Some of them go eventually into Fortune's .Imrfjle Garden. ' First he skins ihe animal, pickles and tans Ihe hide and finally mounts them. The skin goes over a paper-mache form. New Polio Drugs Prove Their Value l.OS ANC1EIER </i>,...-An article In the current issue of the Annals nf Western Afedlicne says B new polio treatment. consisting of two chem- 1 teals taken by mouth, has helped Zfi of 31 polio victims who took the drugs Muscle weakness following infantile paralysis has been alleviated In 26 of the rases but in five others no evidence of muscle Improvement was nole.d alter three to 11 months of treatment, said the article published yesterday. A Ixis Anpeles practicing phvsic-' lan. Or. M. F, Borsook, dirt mail of Ihe research. He was aided bv Dr Jumes 0. Ciolseth. Pasadena, and Dr. ar •«•>• E. f,iHig Jr , Ln!i An _ geels. The two chemicals u.sed be- lame nlld glycocyamine. both related to amino arids. Murh of thi- ! highly technical article Iclls the intricate chain of chemical events m'' the, treatment. Investigation i Costs Are High i WASHINGTON <*. - ft ,-osts the , government SI 19.CD | o S1BS tn jn . .liRaic each atomic pk-iil work- with access to re.sinaeri mfor- j malion or ureas. ! This testimony was cvien before' ! a Appropriations subcom- ,mmce whose hen ring., were , n|b . i h.shed ye.sterdav. i Fletcher C. Waller, director of the 1 Atomic Energy Commission <ii- j vision of the oreaniz.iimn sml por . Isormol. testified the pni will han. die some of the investigation'; iit i SMS.fiS each. The Civil service Commission will make thc other* al $135. The supplemonlal appropriations ARC now is scekuv; rn a ';•, expansion program calls Tor 79,107 investigations, nf which ;!0.8S'i nir lo he handled hy the FBI and 34.310 by the. Civil Service Commission. BISCUITS THAT MELT' IN YOUR MOUTH the price of he unpriceabl Water I* hoyonrl price, yel at interval, yon Re ( a wat er bill ,,„„. liy what riijhl? 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When you want to get into-or mil of-a tight spot at the curb, Power Steering takes over ihe extra effort of tiirning the wheels, and you can forget the two-Ions- plus of automobile you're handling. When you want to turn around in a narrow space-Power Steering lets you get the last inch of benefit from Huick's short turning radius, because it makes the maneuver so easy. When one front wheel hits a hump, a *»t «UIIT iUlCK Witt KUttO THEM chuckholc, loose sand or dirt at (he eclga of a road-Power Steering takes up (he jerk-makes control of the wheel easier and therefore safer. IVlany folks who have tried it tell us that Power Steering has added almost as much to the pleasure of owning a Buick as Dynnliow Drive. When would you like to trv it? ilhfj!,! r.'illiC. I .- , . Custom Built RQADM ASTER byBUI£K

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