Foreign News: Eden for Unity

Anthony Eden, after staying with his sister on the French Riviera since his resignation as Foreign Secretary, quietly returned to London, last week made a little speech. "I am a convinced believer in democracy, yet it would be foolish, perhaps fatal, to the very survival of democracy to ignore the stupendous achievements realized under other forms of government!" cried Orator Eden, addressing the annual dinner of the Royal Society of St. George.

"Once let it [democracy] deviate from the narrow path too far, either to the Left or to the Right, and democracy degenerates,"...

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