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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1949 THE NATION TODAY— Hoffman of EC A Wants Europe To Use Basic American Policy To Spur Trade Between Nations By James Marlow WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. (;Pj—Europe must "unify its economy." That Is what Paul Hoffman, head of the Marshall plan, has Just told Europe. Tins Is a rough explanation of his meaning. Ttie problem is not simple. The Marshal Plan, due to end In I95a, has helped Europe recover. What may happen after the plan-s ncip ends? Will Europe stumble, stagger and collapse? * . ' Unless it's convinced Europe Is f*i D i A • making a strong effort to help it- '••nance rurchase Brings self after 1952. Congress may start Old Army Field Jafkft eultinB down the plan before then. R , JL ,~' a . ° So Hoffman tells Europe to "mil- °°CK to Ungmal Owner fy It-s economy." To understand what lie has In mind, first look at the United Stales of America. Adam E. Rider, 39, a carpenter, The 48 states all use the same bought a field lacket at an Army irplus store yesterday. Inside the collar was money. None limits what another Aican send into ie. Trade moves IWicross state lines as if they didn't exist. Since the 48 states have about 150.000.000 people, that's a terrific market for sales in any line. To win that market, the various manufacturers have to compete against one another by selling as cheaply as they can. That means learning how to make their products as cheaply as possible. The efficient ones prosper, the inefficient go out of business. ,L..,^ t ..v BU u>,v U i UUSUII-M. Judge Upholds Averages The thinking behind the Amerl- In Dealina With Imbiber m svstem is this: Rv Kplline at ' y " " '<"*" D « can system is this: By selling at the lowest possible price, through efficient production, you sell to more people The more you can sell, the more Torbert. 50 , you want to turn out since it means more profit for you. But the more more profit for you. But the more drunkenn7« I '«•""""* « * you can turn out, the greater the cipa" " dg T Harr? P Kell7r mU °'' nppd fnr wnrfcprR fft turn i( niif. <nrjL B n ' l iry r. seller. need for workers to turn it out. Market la Limited That Increases employment — which means more people with money to spend—and, in turn, creaks more customers. And ihe mou: things people can buy lhat they want, the higher their standard of living. Although America has 150,000,000 people, all potential customers for American goods moving freely, Hoffman says Europe has 270,000,000 rjeople, potential customers for European goods. But— In Europe goods don't move free• ly. There the set-up is different. To see how different, Imagine an ^America like this: P^ The 48 states sre separate and ' independent. Each has Its own money: New York with the dollar, New Jersey with the franc, and so state has Its own army, on. Each language and national traditions going back hundreds of years. Over those years ach state has tried to be self-sufficient, more or less. To protect the producers from outside competition, each state has set up barriers to make It hard for goads from another state to gel in. How? By such devices as tariffs New Jersey and . and quotas. For example: New York manufacturers turn out hats worth $5. To protect its hat- makers. New..York has a tariff of S10 on New Jersey hats sold In New York. So in New York a hat sells for $5 but the same $5 New Jersey hat sells In New York for $15. Or, as an example of the quota system: New York won't let in more than 100 New Jersey hats a year Such a quota, plus the tariff, makes It pretty tough for New Jersey hat- makers to sell in New York. So, with all these obstacles to Interstate trade, the manufacturers In each state turn out their goods mainly for the people of their own state. That limits the market and ^the Incentive to produce. ^" If New York, say, has 10,000,000 people while all 48 have 160,000,000 the New York hatmaker is missing a potential market of $140.000,000. Mass Production Discouraged Since his market is comparatively small and competition from outside manufacturers Is cut off. the New York manufacturer doesn'l produce on a mass basis. So his production costs are higher. . He'd have to be more efficient producing more cheaply, if he were competing against hntmakers in all 43 slates. But—doesn't he have to compete against other Ncw York hntmnkers to capture the New York trade? Not if the Ncw York halmakero make deals, dividing up the New York market among themselves so all of them can stay In business This helps the Inefficient hatmaker. _ He stays in business, his prices stay •UP- W This picture of the 48 slates Is crudely, the picture of modern Europe, So when Hoffman tells Europe to "unify its economy," he's urging a European economic set-up like lhat of the United States: elimination of trade barriers, competitive production for 270.000.000 Europeans instead of the people of jitst one nation and the Jobs and efficiency he thinks that would mean, plus a straightening out of the tangled European rroncy system. Hoffm.n is talking of on economic Europe like the United States. He's hot suggesting they all form one government. That might come later or have to follow. IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY ARKANSAS* (Chickasawba Dislrict) Millie Washam Wilson, Pltf. vs - No, 11,097 . Louis C. Wilson, Dft I WARNING ORDER The defendant, Louis C. Wilson. FOR SALE. COXrpF.TE CUI.VER7 TILE >:»st¥ T'Mi tps<> vet lasts loncei than inj othn brtdje material > I t. r s a-10-]2-IS-18-21-J<.2I.3».j» inrhc* CONCRKTE SEWER TII.E Sl*« 1-6-a Inches CONCRETE SRl'TIC TANKS T Prices • IVr Dellrci A. H. WEBB Highway 61 al Slate Line Phone 714 KANSAS CITY, Nov. • -.-v. ^vniin wc-o hlS 113 lllC nd army serial mi'-iber. He hail ;ft Ihe Jacket at Ihe Sedalia, Mo.. Army Air Field when his outfit was sent to the South Pacific In March, 1944. "Thai's one coat I'm not going lo work in," rjicier remarked. "H rants to slay l n Ihe family that bad I'll just ha ng [t U p in the closet." LONG BEACH, Calif., Nov. 1— A I— Twenty-five bottles of beer Is lust "average drinking" to Rex . . He pleaded guilty yesterday to a you "How many" drinks did iave," asked Ihe Judge. "Twenty-five bottles of beer," •eplied Torbert., "but your honor, was over a 12 hour period— mat .....j v . ct a t _r 11UU Just average drlnklnr." "Then I'll give you an average dollar a bottle." fine of . Torbert, unable to pay the fine went to jail tor five davs— an average stay. Hiss Trial Date Set BENTON, Arlc., Nov. 1. (AP)' — Trial of C. H. Britt and others, indicted for the one night operation of the Colonial Club, was to open In Saline Circuit Court here yester- J iy. The club, located in Saline County near the Garland County line, was padlocked after operating one night, others Indicted with Britt, Hot Springs businessman, on charges of operating a gambling house are Frankie Regan, B. Murphy and Ben Gravina and Jimmy Doe. A new kind o[ radioactive measuring device is so tiny It can be inserted inside a beating heart to detect abnonnalitie in Ihe functioning of that organ. U warned to appear in this fcourt within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Millie Washam Wilson. This 31 day of October, 1M9. John _ Arkansas. HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Beity Ball, D.C S. Mosby, atty,, Lepanto BLYTmBVTU.R (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Truman's Plan Aimed Against Communism VENSION COMING DOWN-When Mike Magnified (above), old- time Aspen, Colo., resident went hunting on the upper slopes of Aspen Mountain .he ran Into a buck deer which was completely accomodatmg The 230-pound animal came into Magnifies gun sights only a short distance from the Aspen ski course chair lift. So all Mike had to do was haul his vensfon a short way. Then lake »n easy ride down to town (AP Wireplioto). Ford Reports 1948 Total Assets at $1,499,240,000 DETROIT, Nov. ' 1--<ff)—The Ford Motor Co. had total assets of 51.143,240,000 at the end of 1S48. The figure, disclosed yesterday, with the filing of the company's annual report with the Massachusetts State Tax Commissioner in Boston, compares with assets of 51,025,133,000 at the end of 1947. Under current liabilities Ford reported $209,162,000 at the end of last year compared Tilth $236,202,000; reserves $23,054,000 unchanged from the previous year, and the surplus at »S09,759,000 compared with $732,019,000 at the end of 1947. The slatement covers the parent company only; it does not concern operations of any of the foreign companies. All the stock .of the Ford Motor Co. is owned by members of the Ford family or the Pord Foundation, organized in 1936. The statement filed each year with the Massachusetts Tax Commissioner is the only public disclosure of the company's financial affairs. Forrest City Man Dies In Automobile Accident FORREST crnr, Ark.; NOV. i. (AP)—C. E. Turley, Forrest City insurance man .was Injured fatally In an automobile accident here Sunday. Thrown from his car, which figured In a collision with a truck at a street intersection, he suffered head Injuries and died Sunday night MoPac Seeks to Close Tracks Ne'ar Nashville WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. (AP) The Missouri Pacific llai I road asked the Interstate Commerce Commission yesterday for permission to abandon six and a half miles oi track extending northward from Nashville, Ark. The line was buue to bring peaches out of the orchards in that are and the trend to truck transportation of peaches has caused profits to decline to a point where the peach orchard extension is not worth maintenance costs, the company said. in a local hospital. held CLEVELAND, O., Nov. 1. (AP) — Secretary of state Acheson declir- ed yesterday that President Truman's Point Four program offers the "have not" peoples of the world a sound alternative to the "spurious promises" of communism. The United Stales, he said, can help these peoples—in Asia, Africa and Latin America—"take a short cut to progress that will enable them to bypass centuries of laborious effort" by making available to them its know-how In modern production methods for both factory and farm. Acheson urged the Importance of the Point Four program In a speech before a meeting of the Congress of Industrial Organizations . (CIO) iiere. The plan gels its name from the fact that il appeared as the fourth point ot foreign policy hi President Truman's message to Congress last January. The admlnistra- ,ion wants Congress to pass the necesary leglslalion for it next session. Ache.son said lhat any idea "lhat steel mills will spring up in the wilderness or that billions of dollars will 3e handed out is' sheer nonsense" out Hint under the program "comparatively small sums applied through sound projects can produce ;reat returns." He described how, In fact, American technicians are already helping many nations, particularly in Latin America to better their production ii agriculture and industry, to conquer disease ,lo build roads and schools and to apply modern techniques In government. Strikes Reversing Late Climb in Employment WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. (/p> _ Secrelary of Commerce Sawyer said yesterday that strikes have reversed the late summer climb in employment. He predicted that once they are settled the number of people at work will start rising again. Bawyer called at the White House to discuss with President Truman an employment report to be issued by the Commerce Department later in the day. He indicated this report would show a net drop of about 400,000 In non-farm employment during the month ended Oct. 8. Club Operators Face Charges of Gambling NEW YORK, Noy. I. (AP)-Fed eral Judge William Bondy yesterday set Nov. 17 for the start of the Band Director Sued For Breach of Promise MEMPHIS. Nov. 1. (/P> — Red- haired Tina Fay Spain has filed a $10,000 breach of promise suit against Merle Evans, veteran director of the Ringling Bros. and ; Barn- urn & Bailey Circus band. Just before the band wound up for the afternoon show yesterday, a deputy sheriff stepped dp and served papers on Evans. The suit was fikd in circuit court- on the only day the circus played Memphis. Her pelllion said Evans "led her lo believe he was a single person and was tree to marry until liter she had gone with hime a long period of time and he promised to marry her and pleaded 'with ncr to marry him on numerous occasions." Later, she said, Evans said he was married but told her he Intended to get a divorce and marry her. But, she said, they broke off relations in 1948. Evans, whose home is In Sarasota, Fia., was reported in St. Louis with the circus. A friend said he had no comment. Miss Spain, a 35-year-old divorcee, charged she had spent many thousands of dollars from a savings account because Evans did not want her to work and Insisted upon her noj, oct, r*uv. n ior me start of the ., 11 -~~v. U j,u,, ,, c( second perjury Irial of A*ger Hlsf ma . kin s "'™«rous trips to various one-time high state denartm^n,^: E?. r Jf, <* tne countr y '° *>e Mth one-time high state department of- I nnn ficial. Hiss' first trial ended in Jury last July. I At one time, the petition said K > he sent her checks for *••• — -' and other small expenses. Lets you drive without ihiftinel has changed the minds of thousands ... it may well change yours i dialc reaction is "There is a wbnderdil- lookuig car." It's distinguished and njodern in the best sense of the word. It isn't unlil you've examined il more closely however, and compared it wilh other cars, that you realize how much more comfort and value it gives you for your money. Every detail has hecn thought of. You don't have lo crouch to gel in, and you won't knock your hat off. The scat springs can t* adjusted to your individual weigh I. And Tip- Toe Hydraulic Shift with gyrol Fluid Drive kls^you drive without shining. Yes, this car has changed thousinds of mu:ds. Sec it. Compare it. Then decide. Tit D. S«. Culm Out Cmf, MOTOR SALES CO., INC. HOW. Walnut St.-^ Associated Press Managing Editors Open Convention PORT WORTH, Tex., Nov. !-(/?•( —How can Ihe bewildering news of the atomic age be m»de easier to understand? Three hundred members of the Associated Press Managing Editors Association will open a live-day meeting here today and hope ncw answers to the question will result from the! deliberations. Simplifying the news has been a prime objective for 16 years In the- Association, composed of editors of American newspapers served by lha Associated Press. Beginning this morning at Holel Texas, committees of managing ed- Itors will rejwrt to Die APME membership on efforts being macte to simplify the AP report. L. R. Blanchard, executive editor of Gannett, Newspapers, an eastern group, and Norman Isnacg, managing editor of Ihe St. Louis Star-Times, will report on the "continuing study." Editors will begin registering at 3 a.m. (CST). Robert McLean., Philadelphia Bulletin publisher and ! AP President, will speak at 2:30 l>m. Thursday. Another speaker will bo liert Aiirtr<ws, New York Herald-Tribune's Washington bureau chief and PuliUer Prize winner. court for permission to change it. Asanonan. 24. said lie once suffered a broken nose in a fight which stalled when Jokes were made about his name. That was when he was In tlic Army. Judge Philip Conley gave him permission to change his name to Jack Dorian. Gamblers Grlore One investigation showed that a gambling house could be found within 30 miles of virtually any spot In the united States, accord- lug to the Encyclopedia Brltan- nica. PAGE SEVBN .^•••••i Cigar Store Owners Turn Detectives and Quickly Get Results ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 1. (AP) — Frank Darnell and Albert Domino, owners of a cigar store, proved jood detectives .although tender heuttd ones. Cash totaling $965 wag stolen from the store Saturday night. They jot on the trail of a suspect »nd found him at a rural night chlb 8und4y. They found mast of the money In the man's socks. The suspect was turned over to police, but release when Dtrnell and Domino said they didn't wart to prosecute. Solon Declines Appointment by Truman WASHINTON, Nov. 1—(/P)-Rcp Mike Mansfield (D-fjIont) yesterday turned down President Truman's offer to appoint him as an assistant secretary of state In charge of the department's Information service. Mansfield was asked to succeed George V. Allen as head of the "Voice of America" and other de- parlment cultural and informational programs. Allen has been named ambassador to Yugoslavia. Mansfield announced at the White House that he h.id decided "with deep regret" that he could not take the Job. He said he felt his first duty was to remain In Con-' gress. His Name was Slurred So Court Changes It FRESNO. Nov. t. (AP)—People slurred the pronunciation of his name, running his surname and given name together. 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