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Laredo Times (Newspaper) - March 17, 1940, Laredo, Texas A a i i a v e h f i \ a la m. J Ujj j a. J a l l j 1 v r 1 democratic government weaknesses Athens stood for the Ideal of o Stote based on oversees Commerce. Twelve Pericles did not overstate his 1 Cash when he renounced his funeral oration summed up the Filori is of t a t a the c r. 1 a n democracy which could indeed stand is an example to a1 the Ether a n or of Greece. For no other City had Ever reached such a Pinnacle of glory. But by a hat rame was Athens known to the rest of Greece it was decried As the " tyrant i\5 government was. Denounced a in ambitious Imperial organization which existed Only to plunder its so called allies for the purpose of erecting those magnificent Public buildings in the town of Athens which were of no Benefit to any one except the athenians themselves and to maintain those universities u or every famous philosopher was really a one Man Academy of learning which Only upset the simple Faith of the ancestors and filled the minds of the youngsters with those dangerous Radical and modern ideas which in the end must destroy the ideals of greek civilization As they had been handed Down from the ancestors. There had been two conflicting theories of life and they had dominated the whole of greek history. Sparta had always represented the interests of the landed Gentry of the junkers As we used to Call them in Germany whereas Athens had stood for the Ideal of a state based upon Oversea Commerce. Once More we see How Little our world changes in its True e sent als. For always we seem to have had these two conflicting philosophies of life with us the Man of the soil against the Man of the Aea the conservative Farmer unwilling to accept any sudden changes since nature with whom he deals All his lifelong Days is the great conservative and the merchant and trader who must make Quick and unexpected decisions. Next How the athenian democracy perished because of bad leadership. Copyright 1940, for the Laredo times by Nea service inc. Were these accusation True or were they false partly they were True. Athens had dealt in a very High handed Maner with her less capable neighbors towards whom Pericles undoubtedly Felt As Hitler Felt towards his easy going and incompetent fellow citizens of Austria. But on the other Side of the picture there were the positive achievements of this Brilliant democracy i which almost overnight had opened i up new visions of Progress of which the world until then had never dared to dream. Why could not the jealous neighbors Overlook e few shortcomings for the Sake of their common goal Why m our own Day and age could England and Germany not live in peace and Harmony when could so easily have come to terms about their respective spheres of influence Germany being allowed to dominate the european continent while England took care of her maritime Empire i do not know the answer. I can Only state the facts and observe the results and those were exactly the seme in the fifth Century a c. As a they seem to be in the twentieth Century a. D. Ever since the beginning of time oscillating t. A. Ashely s car did t want to work Friday night. It wanted to stand in the Middle of the Street. Maurice Buford and Jean Coe were certainly glad when they heard they got parts in the play Little women. I Juaquin Benavides had the Bright idea of standing on the Steps and Selling tickets ten minutes before the plays. Betty Jean Reuthinger ran a whole Block to catch her bus and then found out it was t her bus. Carl Devere could t decide whether to sit upstairs or Down stairs. Now Stirling Silva it is lovelier than Iviria by Watson Here s that net pattern you be been waiting for. A pattern 10 dieting Lively Sterling that everyone knows it s Sterling at first glance for Only the finest Sterling Silver could embody All the Beauty of texture and tone All the deep Cut full sculptured Relief of Watson s new a Windsor eos i we 6� glad to How in Imp Tiew lovelier staling Why no a drop i Itono Milton Brewer jewellers ,11 the suspense of writing for decision of the play judges was most to much for Arietta aisle. The al group meets troop no. 6 of Laredo girl scouts met at Central school last tuesday a i afternoon under the direction of miss Hinojosa. The following girls passed the Tenderfoot test Lila Garcia Puig Del Fina Cej indo b. Mendiola and Hilda Sepulveda. 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