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PAGE SIX BLTTHKVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! DECEMBER IS, 10W U.S Policy: Colonialism in Reverse Automaker Says We Exploit Our Resources for Otkers 87 CHARLES E. WILSON (FrMMent of GMC) (EDITOR'S NOTE: A new way •( Uofclni at America's current aid program for other nations Is tipreMtd la the accompany ing 4]*Mtch by GM President Cliarles E. Wilson, who, like Defense Ma- fclllaer Charles E. Wilson, Is one »f th* .nation's best-known Industrial production chiefs. OM's WiU •on calta our new pollry "colonialism In reverse." and explains what It means In this nrllrlf, b&oed on a recent speech a I Uie IntrrnatSonal Conference of Manufacturers.) NEW YORK, Dec. 13. (NEA> — The peoples of all nations nnd their political leaders, no mailer how they have achieved tlipir positions of authority, power nnd resonsibil- Ity. face lluee major problems today; 1. How lo avoid war and help maintain world peace ami al the Mine time protect the territories of (heir nations and (heir letflfmafe International Interests. I. How io establish ami preserve economic stability In their nations •lid at the same time maintain or Improve the standard of living "of the people. J. How .0 fake care of Ihe aged, alcfc and destitute whose resources are Inadequate £o provide for their neceMltles and who are no* unable to emrn a lUInj* and take care of thenuelve.i. The peoples of the free world face k fourth problem—how to achieve the first three without losing the freedoms on which their nations have been built. The peoples of the world want peace, not war. The history of the world through the centuries Js that dictators, not the people, make the Wars, If our nations In the effort to meet aggression develop into military and political dictatorships. they will Inevitably become involved In a war us dictator-dominated nn- ttona always have in the past. Th« western world lias demonstrated beyond a question of a doilM that the greatest productivity and htgnMt Atandard of living can only be achieved by atlmulatlnr the Jiilt- fattre of the millions In a frwt ,so- etety. Likewise, to maintain jHilltl- e*l fttabilllr In such free nations, It te nee*i*ary to maintain and 1m- PTOT* tb« atandard of living of the people, Frr« societies based on the recog- nifton of the essential dignity and Inherent importance of the individual naturally hnve the greatest consideration for the nged, sick and deatUute. In such societies it la not a queetton of should they be taken car* of, but how beat to do It. A mhrimiun military wrtahlUh- •MM, Including the minimum de- fflMA production neeesMrj to pro- *e#t » nation, I* an economic ban. dteap thai aerlcm*)? reduces ihe vtaadard of min? of the-people. Likewise, a welfare program, ea- paclnlly when underwritten by ecu- State Crime Group Lifts Ways To Tighten Criminal Statutes "AM. OF US." myt 'OM*» Uilsnn, "must )te willing to make a greater effort , , ," triiilzed government, find abused by those K-lio could work and support themselves but don't, rilso handicaps tile producers nud tends to reduce their standard of living. Socialistic schemes nre no solution for tlwisc problems since by their very nature they tend to eliminate incentives, destroy persnnnl initiative, weaken responsibility and curtail production. At the present time It Is exceedingly important to increase productivity to tile maximum in the free world. All of us must he willing to make a greater et/ort, and we must organise our work so that we accomplish more with each hour of work. Our nations must have military programs sufficient to protect themselves against aggression. With mn Increased birth rate Kncl an increased life expectancy, the productive portion of the population Is reduced, throKlmr an added load on each of the producers. Since to achieve political stability In our countries these producers must have a hope for Increasing their standard of living us n reward for their greater effort, there Is a triple necessity for Increased productivity. Beginning In th« 15lh and through the 10th Century, the nations of Europe In varying degree depended on a policy of colonialism to support ttie people In the home countries. This system of colonlal- tsm WM designed to develop the resources of mote primitive or pagan countries by more civilized peonies. Frequently the »y»tem w»ji mnlii- talned by military power. Admittedly the system was designed to help the people of the mother country, but It yaa defended on tha ground that It.plffo raised the economic, social and religious slumlords of the native population. Tile colonies provided > market "OUR FIJTURK progress deprmfc "rNCKKASIN'G productivity." Wll- on the progress other countries s<m concludes, "Is the key to pros- make, Wilson declares. [Krlly and peace." for tile goods from the mother country In return for the food and| raw materials produced t>y the oo- ]oulcs. Colonialism wu.s always mote popular In the mother countries than In the colonies. The colonies insisted on growing up. I'erliaps the American Revolution and the founding of a new nillnn was the beginning of the end of colonialism. While colonialism was an accepted poTfr.v In Kurorie for many decades thereafter, and continued to . expand in some areas UirmijEhoul the 10th Century, the territories of Ihe Americas achieved their Independence during tbl.i period. The people of the United States have always had sympathy for other colonial peoples >vho were attempting to establish their Independence. As a result of tills and perhaps of our American Monroe Doctrine, the territories of the Americas achieved Independence during the same period that colonialism v,'as still advancing on some other continents. With the rising econnmlo status of colonial populations after World War I. colonialism n.i a p.ojicy declined rapidly. Following World War II colonialism as it was understood 100 years ago has largely disappeared. Our country now ha* mt m policy what mlffM bfl called colonialism In ;rer«TM. We are prpiolllnj our own people and our own reflourees hi benefit people In other countries. This Is certainly a new development in the history of the world. Even wild America's great Idealism and productivity, this policy cannot safely be counted on for long by any nation. Tills i« another reason why it la so Important for other countries In the western world to understand the basis of American productivity and rap- Idly Improve the pronctlvlty In their own lands. Americans have no desire to expand their area of influence in the pattern of the nld colonial empires nor to take advantage of the peoples of other lands to gain foi themselves by holding down the living standards of otlicr peoples On the contrary we Americans consider that our future progress to a large degree will depend upon the progress which other countries make at the same time. We believe that the greatest progress for each nation can be made only when all nations make progress in freely developing their own and thus the world's resources. We are sure that Increasing productivity is the. key to prosperitj and peace for the western world. ROCK, Dec. 1J. 'I/ft ~ Rep. William I. Purlfoy of Camden, chairman bl the Arkansas 'Legislative Council's Crime and Ethics committee, yesterday listed nuggei- tlons for lightening criminal statutes, He said the suggestions were made by law enforcement officers and will be considered by the committee at a meeting early next- year. Some may be drafted Into proposed legislation for the 1953 General Assembly. „ ! The suggestions Included: A re-definition of the Arkansas gaming device law so as to control ctjvlties of news wire services, Authorization for lar officers to ise wiretapping as a means to determine if communication facilities are being used for gambling purposes. "Private' 1 Gujnbilny Eyed Knaclment of law to regulate gambling and other , activities In "so-called" private clubs. Enactment of a law defining MX crimes against minors. Authorization for law enforcement officers to padlock places where there Is no drinking, but where gambling is known to take place. Amend Non-Support Act A provision to amend the uniform Mathematicians say that a machine could be built to play perfect che.w or to orchestrate a melody. OtfWi O«jfJ: Come to the RAZORBACK For Delicious Barbecue RIBS Served Every Day non-iupport «et, »dopt«! In JM1. to provide lor the filing of child tbandonment cases In municipal court r»lh«r, th«n circuit court, •ince i mUdemwuior I. Involved. (Tlil» would .expedite the enforcement of child «bandonment c»s«s.) Set up * *p«l»l camp for fathers who have abandoned their families so that thejr might defray some of the public expense Involved when such fathera are committed to Jail. Enactment of a habitual criminal law. with particular emphasis to be placed upon sex- criminals. Other IiMUtutiani Commitment of sexual and criminal psychopath* to some other slat* institution rather than the penitentiary. : Definition o! parental delinquency and beek to prosecute delinquent parents as a possible solution (o the child delinquency problem Enactment of a statute similar to the Missouri statute which prohibits the transportation of racing news and beta by Western Union. Illiteracy Declines In Indonesian Sector JAKARTA, Indonesia (/PI—Indonesia Is uoinj ahead full-speed LID OF LEARNING—University students at Milan, Italy through final exams, too, but they pin their Jaith on loot-urn sludy hats." School tradition calls for the greatest niimbcr IUCKJT charms possible to be attached to the hat brim. Here student admires the well-filled hat of n fellow student! r with her "Battle Against Illiteracy" and education officials are satisfied with the rcsviits shown so far. Illiteracy has decreased by lO'.i to 85% since the Dutch period, th» government says. Literacy campaigns are organized on a district- basis, often with material assist- :nce of UNESCO. & 406 W. Main Save As You Give SEE HOW WARDS LOW PRICES STRETCH YOUR GIFT DOLLARS Save $5 fo $7 on a Hawfhom* bik«—that'« what you'd pay for •qual quality •Itewhere. And that's typical of Wards many fin* value). No "middleman" meani lowv prices to you. 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