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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COtmTEIt NEWS FRIDAY,'MAY.23, 1047 Economic Policy Change Planned ' Revisions Necessary Because 'Russia Won't Cooperate in Europe BY R. H. SHACKFORD UnitM -.Press' Staff- Correspondent WASHINGTON, May 23, (UP) — High State • Department officials plan to present Congress next January with 'a revised foreign economic policy designed to counteract ".Russia's failure to cooperate as expected in the rehabilitation ot Europe, it was '.earned authoritatively yesterday. Unless there is a drastic improvc- .'. nient in East-West relations before January, the new policy, as now envisaged would offer Congress .these : choices: 1. Expenditure of billions in 1848 and 1049, and mayae as late as lt'50. In"' the Term of loans and grunts to pift ihe rest of the world . —especially Western Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and Latin America — on its economic feet. • 2. Economic isolation which these officials claim, will plunge ' :not only the war damaged nations but the United States into probablj unprecedented depression. These officials udmit lhat recen * Congressional approval of tlic iGrcek - Turkish "aid bill, the t350- :010.ono foreign re'.icf measure, am the expected approval of money to occupation of Germany. Ausliia Japan and Korea pVus the IT £ • in- a pretty good posllibn for Ih "_fcst of. 1947. Critical arehs will 1) ": taken 'Cmv of. i But the future—next year aim the year after—lr a different matter. The U. S. government 'this year - - - is financing through 'loans and grants some SS.OOO.ORO.COD of the goods and services other countries ".- .os.e .buying! from America. And '- .there is no -prospect that there will be any improvement in thai picture for several years. Alternatives 'Listed Thus, the alternative is for the U. S.'to (1) cut Its exports— now Slfl,OM,0!O.OCO a year — to a level .' other -countries can pay for them —-•with goods .or <2) continue government fh-.ancing of foreign purchases. The first method, fcffictals say. witt lead to world chaos nnd degression at home. '-Higir'State Department officials .claim Vhat" conliiumtion -of the Soviet Union's inti-anslgeant peace making policies will force the ad 1 • . ministration to nsk Congress for a complete rooricntulion ol" U.'S- eco Rude Awakening Communists Advancing in China War .WASHINGTON. May 23. (UP) — The conviction of Cnrl AUlo 'Miir- y.nni was -hailed by Uw Justice Department today as the first victory in its cam[>:i)Kn to prosecute -il- •>gcd Communists in the "Uruto.i This is no link nliotoguphy f tier lulling UILSC telephone poles in Milwaukee; Wis.,•'lliis c;ir cnme to n slop at tins unusual angle. Driver, uninjured in the collision, "had iallcn asleep at the wheel. Brooks Trio Tours Athens En Route to Hunt in Africa {In this, another of a scrips of reports on Uic traveler; of the .Brooks Trio. . Mr. and Mrs. Berry 'B. Brooks -aiul 'their dnugMev, Virginia, of Memphis, the writer tells of their visit to Athens. Mrs. Brooks is a former resident of Blylheville. They :arc en rotlle to Africa n bit? same hunting expedition.1* Better Aid to Housekeeping Rent Our New FLOOR POLISHER Mississippi Go. Lumber Co. Phone 4445 Y VIRGINIA WAI.TON UUOOKS ATHENS. Clreecc — Flying here om Rome, we spent four days in iis ancient city before Journeying !o Cfiiro In Egypt and Lhc Py- aniids. ! The trip from 'ilome look but ver tlic once belligerent volcano, hrce liours and the plane pissed 'osuvhis. Five nsilurallxcd Amcrl- ans were aboard returning to their lativc Greece. i\Vc found Greece arid find hot vlth Athens sltiinted in a semicircle of dcniHTcd white murble- jeariui; mountains find tlic Greeks ooklng forward/to assistance from the United Slates. We saw tlic bombed house where n'omlo.-rorclRii policy ,ncxt year. TJn"''until now -the -U. S. ; poltn.v developed since the closing days of the war, was based on the assumption that there would be a maximum of cooperation among the major allies after Ihe war. Sun] ooonerntion was envisaged ii UNRRA the-Bretton Woods agreements, Ameril'iin loans through the Kxport-Tinpor't D:ink. early pence treaties which would not hinder former productive countries fi'ott maximum peaceful rchamlUalion mul such special loans as the one to Britain. | These officials claim now that Russia )\i not cooperated — that instead she has blocked economic unity and rehabilitation of Gevma- Tiy. sought economic dmnin.itIon of Austria, kept her occupation troops In Ihe Balkans at ureat expense to tho.'.e countries, and through local Communist narlies has kept the French and Tialmn covt'rnuibiit.s in almost continuous political and economic, ferment. Unless Russia ch.iiiKcs her tune considerably by next year—:U the London ii; Four nirciinR and elsewhere—these officials see "o alternative but to rcdesisn Americai economic policy abroad so that i can operate in spite of Soviet non- cooperation. Churchill stayed on his memorable the Greek Youths who went to, visit to Athens. The Greek flag ' was flylns "t lialf-inast in mourn- imr for KinB George If. We became very column conscious wlillc hero, and in the -Clt- idr>] we admired the Temple of •rhesus, built In 'Doric, style In '425 B. C. None of the museums were open because the treasures had been buried to )irevcnt the Germans rom destroying and pillaging them. Recalls HlRli Slilmnl Days -Here In Athens the. ancient, antl nedevial history taught to me In Blythevllle High School by Mlss Ilosa Hardy came back with fond recollections. It \yns there that the illaiuc was fired'-for -my love ol things long 'pnst--for'Miss Hardj knows how to make history interesting. During our stay in Athens we engaged from the American Ex press a Packard Limousine will driver, and a guide who was a ctil lured linguist. One day we drov to Corinth to view tlic ruins of oiv of the important commercial cent crs of the ancient world. Th drive was a beautiful one for w followed the Sacred way taken hv Elnusls each September to 'celebrate the Great. Mysteries. An undent and gl?anllc gnarlod olive .tree still grows which . w:is near the Academy of Plato in the 5th Century Ii. C. Through SncrjMl Way we passed olive groves from the time of D> mosthenes near ihc Convent of Daphni. The Gulf of Elcusis and | the'Sti'iiit of S'.ilamis were lo il\ | cascapes for Greece is famous foi ts clear blue skies nnd brilliant sunshine. As we drove aloni; the, steeply eroded curves ovcrlianiJiii ( :he water's edtfc we were remind cd of the -San Simeon Highway in California. The salubrious sea air bracing :us we admired Dip i lands, mountains, and surroim 1 ini; countryside. All along iho \ i wore slopes cluttered with .'ikele ons of burned railway cars destio i I iw the Germans when they were forced to get out of Greece in ISM They blew up the bridfie and caivil which connects tlv B'ly of Calami, with the Gulf of Corinth. This en- cincerln" feat had taken 11 11 Greeks ?5 years in time and moiU'V lo cut the' one mile canal throiii!li SO feet of sheer rock now clogged and useless. Corinth is cm tile Island of 1'e- lops in Peloponnesus Sacing the brautiful ancient Gulf of Corinth. The. American School of Classical Studies at-Athens Is excayatiiKT 'the ruins of Old •Corinth. The Fountain of Pirene. an old spring in the Agora, show-.the water worki of the host Greek period as well as the wonders of Nature for water hns flowed from this spring since •prehistoric times. The Aero-Corinth rises to grp:it heights above the mine, as formidable fortress of the past. Peasants hrvested wheat bv hand sycle. We saw a mule drawn pumi> in <«>- eration. Irrigation is essential in his arid climate. Upon our return to Athens cm Eiiidc showed us llathari Concen- rtvlion Catnp run by the Germans mcl where he USil been interned The Germans tried in vain to cx- ract Information from him. It ss \ miracle tlial he survived the .in- niman tortures inflictnd upon him He shoved us the scars on 'hi? lands, wrist.s. shoulders and fare vhich the Oennans had plac there. Stales. Attorney General Tom C. ClavK said lie was "very much pleased" with the verdict. Marzanl, ousted State Department aide, was found guilty in Federal Court late yes- (ci'day ol concealing his Commun- | is affiliations to retain his $7,100-11- -yt-ar government jcb. ' I' "When the Justice Department lia.s evidence suflicicnt to prosecute sucli subversives as Marzani," said Clark, "It will do :.o as expeditlous- lv and as vigorously as was done in this matter." 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