The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 7, 1949
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'PAGE SIX BI.YTIIEVILT.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1949 ' THE NATION TODAY East-West Pressure Business Is Two-Way Route and the U.S. Getting Plenty From Russians By James Marlow : WASHINGTON, April 7. WV-We're putting pressure on Russia But It'i not a one-way street, Russia is pulling plenty on us. It would be a bold propliel who could say where this pressure on \a will end, or how;. i To stop Russia and Communism, \ve'v> built 'ip nur mined forces »et up the Marshall plan on a big scale, niul Joined l!ie Atliintic pact. All those things arc tied in with our wcll-bciiiK unit survivul. Uul . they're putting big pressure on us because tney cost t»B money. And spending the money is link-* ed in with our prosperity, present; Rll! ._ s|(li thprp'd bo no need for ai «nd future, for better or worse. | Atlanlic ,,.„.,_ Uu , M : ,,. s |mll „]„, • resident Truman figures we must, woul(j cost f . lr |( , ss Ulc ex])OI1H ' spend around $43 billion m the , for our H1 . 11U , (1 f()r[ . ( , s w(n| , (| ,. c year beginning July 1. A „,,,.,„„ of lho $I5 wm<)1 , w That's about $2 Wilton more lli:in the (axes he thinks the government will take in to pay tlic bill. So lie wonts Congress to rnlsc (axes to cover the deficit. • But almost half that total cost tend to spend next year, and Mr Truman could ask for a big ta cut Instead of tax raise. To avoid the need of a lux boost, somr senators want to cut down the Marshall nlcl nnrt spend Hide [^? or nolhlllR on the Allan!Ic pact, mil Hie niKinncnt against them Eors like tills: J15 billion for the armed forces; «5 billion for the Marshall I'lan; si billion for the Atlantic Pact to In the end It %v,ll cost far more help arm our allies. » ">' Western Kuro[icnn Muttons Cost Could He Greater collapse under communst pressure If we were not worried about I for want of the nlcl we can Rive hem now. Why? So long as they .stand us a wall jctween us and lUissia, we don't lave to spend mare than $15 Ml- lon on our own armed forces. But If Western Kurope is overrun >y Russia, then we'll have to spend nnny. many tlmrs $15 bllllou on our armed forces By keepinc us jittery and so forclnc us Into Hie present liune spenriini!, (he Russians probably feel they are nushme us slowly but Mirelv n'lmiK the tciatl to an American rcontimlr bust which their own economlsls predict mi>'-l come s'/in- er or later. llr-lp to Allies Imperative The huce expense we're bearing now, on ncrmml of Russia, cer- tiilnly isn't sometliinp that fits into a sound economy. Prices huve started Inlllns here. Uncmploymenl hiis : p rn'.vn Yet. a lot of tiir> S21 l)illl"n '.vf plan In ' s])einl lies! year on ncrounl of Russia is tlrd in wlili present ; Americnn pn>c1ilrti"M, anil \\itll Jobs. too. j What. then, would happen to the American economy If worry about Russia .suddenly ended and tomorrow the government could cancel out most of Us plans lor .speiidliiB the SIS billion? In addition to all this, many i Americans who treasure the tree | enterprise .-.ystcm ""'I loathe WK-|- alistn, are wati'limr, American money pourlm: into Britain and France and helping the progress of socialism Uu^e. •Hut it's Impossible not to help them. They're our strongest allies. And It's impossible to wave goodbye to the rest of the world. t\>t anyone can see what that would mean: With Communists overrunning Asia now. If Russia took over Europe, uc'd be practically alone i in the world. It's doubtful we could survive. Ho we are forced to spend billions lo .save our skills. Chickasawba District of Mississippi JounLy. Arkansas on the 23rd day f March. 1949. An appeai from such irobate can be aflecled only by illiig a petition staling the grounds or such appeal within six months lorn the date o! this notice. WITNESS my hand and seal as clerk of this court this the 23rd day of March. 1949. ELIZABETH BLYTHE, Probate Court Clerk. 324-31-4,1 In the. 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