Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on December 12, 1964 · Page 16
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Buddh AP Special Report By DENZIL PEIRIS COLOMBO, Ceylon (A\) - Sirimavo Bandaranaikc was a weeping widow with three children when she. became (he world's only woman to head a government. She was elected prime minister of Ceylon in July l%0, on a sympathy vote after her hu.s- band, Prime Minister Solomon Bandaranaike, was assassinated by a Buddhist monk. Now, five months before her five-year term is due to end, Mrs. Bandaranaikc has suffered her worst setback—a recent de feat by one vote in Parliament She announced afterward she would dissolve Parliament anc call elections. Th« defeat stemmed from a campaign by Buddhist monks who interpreted her moves to take over the country's biggest [newspaper group — Lake House I Sunday Specials! 12 Oz. Can Hi-Temp Gas Line Anti-Freeze 3 for 39c 65c Bottle LAVORIS Mouth Wash 43c $1.49 Box CONTAC for colds . . 99c Reg. 79c Delicious. Fresh MIXED NUTS 13Oz. Can 49' Chocolate Covered SANTAS . . LIFE SIZE 8 for 19c 12 for 45c Reg. $9.95 5 Tube Deluxe INVICTA TABLE RADIO $£95 6 3.50 Guaranteed ALARM CLOCKS Choice Round or Square $198 1 Regular $1.00-S1.25-$1.50 Boxed Christmas CARDS 2 Boxes$1 Choice of oxqulsiro newest styles and colors. All deluxe cards. Timex Wrist Watches .... from 6.95 G. E. Electric Alarm Clock .. . . 3.95 Reg. $18 Real Looking 7 Foot Artificial Scotch Pine CHRISTMAS TREE $1444 4 Looks Ilka a ronl greort free. 100% flameproof. Easy to assemble and t.iko down. Complete with stand. 7.95 6-ft. Green Vinyl Tree 2-ft. Green or White Tree . . . . 99c 4.00 Holly-Tlmo COLOR WHEEL $2.29 10c-C-7V'j INDOOR TREE-LITE BULBS 4 For 19c 15c-C-9Vi Outdoor 4 For 29c Lnrgo 10 Oi. Can XMAS SPRAY SNOW 29c 4.00 TREE LITE Indoor 2S-L!to-Sot Special $2.79 TRANSISTOR POCKET SIZE RADIO 15.00 10 Transistor Radio . . . $9.77 6.00 All Transistor Radio . . . $2.99 An Ideal Christmas Gift 3 PC. LUGGAGE SET Vanity or Traincnae 1\" or 24" Overnight Case Regular $29,95 S1Q95 COMPLETE SET 19 FREE FREE 20 IB. TURKEY REGISTER EVERY DAY No Purchase Necessary Drawing Every Monday BRACK'S CHOCOLATES 3 Ib. box $1.98 5 Ib. box $2.98 SUNDAY DINNER ROAST TOM TURKEY Baked Iowa Ham — Fried Spring Chicken — Served Complete — Soup to Dessert — ALL FOR 1 00 — as part of a drive toward dictatorship. The monks assailed her coalition with the Trotskyite Sama Samaj party, declaring it anti- Buddhist and antidemocratic. The monks found another target in Trotskyilc Finance Minister J)r. N. M. Pcrera's budget proposal to ease restrictions on tapping coconut trees for toddy, fermented alcoholic juice. They charged this was a deliberate Marxist plan to destroy Buddhism, which forbids alcoholic drinks. Mrs. Bindaranilke scrapped the toddy plan. But she did not yield in the press nationalization ssuc. Defections from her J-'reedom party recently reflects back- >enchers' fears of antagonizing he monks. Many rural mem- >ers of Parliament were put nto power with thn monks' ielp. In her four years of power, he politically inexperienced housewife became headstrong, resolute and intolerant of criticism — in contrast, to her politically experienced husband. Backbenchers bowed to her will because of the lack of any other nationally acceptable figure in their parly. The daughter of a liberal- minded rural chief, Mrs. Ban- daranaike pushed through radical socialist measures: • The takeover of Shell, Esso arid Callex oil installations, in defiance of a U.S. aid clamp- lown and vigorous British protests. • Nationalization of British Indian, Canadian and Austra-j ian insurance firms, I • Nationalization of the Ceylonese bank and a threat lo take control of British, Indian and akislani banks. She also took over schools run >y religions organizations, ignoring a civil disobedience movement !>y nearly 800,000 Roman Catholics. ] In foreign policy Mrs. Ban- laranaikc followed a course of lonalignment, worked closely] vitli President Clarnal Abdel' Nasser of Egypt, Iried to me- liate Indian-Chinese border dis-1 niles and described herself as! mti imperialist. Her wealth depended on lands' given lo her ancestors for scrv-i ice- to Britain, hut her policies luirl British tea and rubber planting concerns and Ihe import-export trade (hey eon- 1 trolled. Mrs. Bandaranaike paid horn- to a portrait of her late husband night and morning. Also — in ;ipite of her ffiiarrel with monks over the press takeover — she was deeply religious, spending half an hour each morning and evening sitting crossleggcd before an image of Buddha in her home. Taking the Trotskyltes into her government, she explained she wanted to shore up her parliamentary majority and at the same time break up an ominously promising unity movement of three previously quarreling Marxist 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 lea, rub her and coconut. Mrs. Bandaranaike was de- fealed by her unswerving determination to go ahead with the nationalization of the press group. She felt she had been venomously and unfairly attacked in newspapers during the 1960 elections. In addition, her government was chronically assailed mounting inflation and 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 fail- 16 O«c. 12, H| 1H4 GI»b«-G«*«H*, Ma ton CHy, la. ure- was a fundamental reason for what they called her drift (toward dictatorship. Garner Rotary Christmas party set Dec. 14 GARNER — The Garner Rotary Club will hold it's annual Christmas party and 25th anniversary program at the Holiday Lounge, Clear Lake, at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, accord. ing to Jack Dethmers, president ... y iof the club. falling} At the regular luncheon meeting this week, Gus Folkmann, Clear Lake, presented the program and pictures of his 10-day sheep hunting trip to Alberta, Canada. Mrs. Folkmann and visiting Rotarian the Rev. Max Goldman of Forest City were guests of the ;club. Candlelight concert set by Britl- choirs BRITT— A canrllelifjhf concerti •>f sacred Christmas music will he presented by the cherub junior and senior choirs of the First Lutheran Church of ttritt, .Sunday, at 7:l!f) p.m. The. prof'rnm includes traditional Christmas carols. The junior choir will feature a Gcr man carol and cherub choir a NorwelRiui carol. The choirs nre under (lie direction of Mrs. Arlhur Reenken. Mrs. Paul Adix is the accompanist. The GLOBE-GAZETTE Has An Ideal CHRISTMAS GIFT SUGGESTION FOR YOU ARRANGE FOR A GIFT CERTIFICATE THROUGH THE GLOBE-GAZETTE THE WORLD IN 1964 Globe-Gazette, P.O. Box 271, Mason City, Iowa Enclosed is $ Please send a copy of THE WORLD in 1964 as a gift to: NAME ADDRESS CITY AND STATE (Write in Your Name as Donor of Gift Below) DONOR: (Reserved books will be mailed in February) If Santa Had Your Christmas List... He'd Join the United Home Christmas Club And no wonder! 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