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ant .) OOUTUKR HAL iOYH'S COLUMN It's Hard to Be Hopeful For Future of Europeans, Army of Many Nations NEW YORK Uv~lt is hard to fcfi \ hopeful about (he future of Ku-1 rope's veniuresome six — naljon : army. I The dipluiuuls hail this a* a. great striped-pants victory, foul )L is not in the bflK as yet, and U remains to be seen whether the nil — European army ever will march up a Mil mui down. Even Hfter the diplomats okay the creation at UiU strange hydro- headed military crccituro the (ifir- JfBinonLs back home have lo vote the men and money to make it a reality. Until ihey tto .so this effort 10 restore sinl>itity in Europe must be catalogued only In the realm of verbal good will, F.irIs for Uouhl There are some basic fact* ihwl make it doubtful it will ever he a successful army. Gen. FJisenljuwtv has thrown thf: iromciulous weight of his personality behind the project ullcr flr.st deciding it wouldn't work. Most Americans can't even name the six nations who will contribute lo this nil!tton-man force, ne Fnmec, WOMV Ooi many, Luxembourg, Belgium, "ml j men They Itnly the J Fr I'll f h A re S ca ri 1 it Significantly, itie p'ruticli iirc .scared to ileiUli of tho We .si Germans, who nre supposed lo contribute 400,000 men, and the West Germans nro reluctant"ns the drvi! to be cominUli'd to this effort because they really wmil to HCU-SHW between (he U. 8. and Russia until they CUD HRflia un'ite nil Guniiutrs under one flag atirt one government. For political reasons ut home no major stiUcsmun in either Hritam or the II. S. has come out boldly in favor of miiklnir British ami American troops constituent parts ol the European army. But, looking nl the cold fucl-s of history, it is ha I'd to see how a rcttl E:uro]K!iin nrmy n:ni be welded without making both British empire and American troops tin in- (cgnil part of that nrmy. j They are In it, of course, os separate entitles, by virtue of their membership hi NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. But this half-pnrtner.shlp by two ! world powers, Britain and America | | makes the ."muiller -six nations of I I Europe fee] n bit like calspjiws j j before the v«st power of Soviet I Russia. I 'Iwit Fears Present I They have two (ears —four nf a I resurgent Germany, fear of the Russian bent. Even with Britain I and America saying, "Don't worry, we'll bnck you," they would rnthcr both counllre.s came hi i\s full partners, committed to mutual security lo their last man, pound, and j dollar, Many prnfpssionnl military men will view the proposed united European nrmy with misgiving, until ' both Britain and the U. S. come It nil the way. John Bull Runs into Troubles Again on 'Coin' GGrmany, Japan Begin Taking Her Customers Away By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK tfV-John Bull's In trouble ngntn. Added to hLs all but chronic shortages of gold nnri dollars, is a shortage of customers. And, ns usual. Uncle Sam is likely to get Involved. Germany i.s taking some of England's customers nwny. So i Japan. And the United* Stales i buying fewer British goods; tlilr, year, America cut off .some of it.s financial nid to England hist year, and the Congress is engngcd right now In snipping off portions of Uie new foreign aid bill. Sterling Improves The pound sterling showed some improvement cariy (his year when the Churchill government put a new austerity program into effect. But Britain's foreign trade took n turn for the worse. And now there arc new rumors of a fresh devaluation of the pound. Some even suggc&t it might be set loose to seek its own level. The British government denies any devaluation plans—as governments always do. The New York sterling market Is skittish. The British are also rumored to be considering waiving this year's] 1 into Interest payment of 8G mUllon dol-j so fnr"tiiey "have'' pledged 'troops lars on the sv, billion dollar loan. 10 it—but they really haven't Joined' the United Stales made her In 1EMG. i u, e army , A nd nny nrmy must bo Aid /or Britain f (l um t to be n real iniHInrv force. But, nbove all. Britain would' — • like to be able to use for economic support moie <jf whatever U. S. aid is'to be allotted this year. She wants a srhaller portion of the to- tnl earmarked HS military aid. W EliK RftJjAT, MAT M, HrJ'b G01 "RO'I AVION SLUES' -b^' John Schreiuer.' o: Nnliirielphia P.-j.. (5 very much unimpressed by "Johnsons Kola- tion Plan" Die "nlan." named (01 company commander 1st Lt » tl Jotmson. ol Shnwnce, Okla.. stnndF in tronT of o lank com panj nem/tiunrior* m Korea. Sergeant Sciiieibcr says it just doesn't "rotate" occauso the wheel is nailed down. Public Like Man Watching Ball **j Game in Knothole on U.S. Aid There i.s only one real International nrmy in existence now—it is lighting under the U. N. tlag m Korea. The U. S. Military Security j Butterfly Flights «ST do,^ r^e^"! ^«eed by Scientist, aid (as contrasting to military nld). But she wants more so she Nt - w YORK <® ~ Butterflies as could bny cotton and grains— | wcl . 1 as ^rd* " rc - f lyi»S llor ' h this whick American Innners would °"^'"" "' " ' ' like to sell her—and gasoline, conl, nnd steel. Hanginc; fire in Congress right now is some 600 which the U. S. million dollars administration . . thinks Britain should have in the spring ns usimt, arid scientists are olnu to do something about 11. The big orange and black but- terflics known as Monarchs make regular north find south migrations. Natural History Magar.ine reports that many attempts have coming fiscal ye4r. No wonder the bce11 Inntle l ° H'»ce their inove- airt-slashing mood of Congress has ments - Now experts at the Koyal - -•- - Ontario Museum in Toronto have figured out how to mark them by punching t wings and the British jittery. British Exports Drop Britain reports that in April her exports dropped by (H million dol- )ars from Mnreh, white she was Bole to cut her imports by only 22 million dollars. Her reserve of gold and dollars uvhich was four billion dollars in miri-lDSCn was down hole in one of their affixing a tiny white label carrying nn identification number and rending: "Return to the Museum of Toronto, Canada." Fly noting the times and places where the labels are n(fixed, and to 13., billion dollars this Apiil and! lho timre " Iul " 1 " <;c -' 1 fr °'» which only slightly nbove the low point ' rcturns nr » made, the .scientists |K>1 ' C to WASHINGTON f.-T—Once attain. , now that Conn rows Is ilisi-.u.ssiw: how imu-1) we should spend on lor- j clRii aid, the- public !s like a man watching a ball game through u knothole. He'.s out.sidc looking hi. Most people have prjsltive opinions and .some reasons for their opinions when a problem, hko -social 'security, directly affects their lives, or when, tike labor laws, H outs across some present or pnsi experience, Although everyone is paying for foreign »id with hLs taxe.s. this is » field re-mote from ilm expnrjetice of most people and they therefore have to leave it up to government officials and Congress to decide how much we spend. While most people reading about (lie debate In Congress now have a more or less detached View, it is still possible to get to the basic question in the whole dispute: Mini Knmvs llrttrr? Who knows better how much we should spend on foreign aid, the government officials handling It or Congress. The officials claim they know belter, Congress claims It does. Briefly, this I.s the story'lo date: The foreign aid being given now is different from the foreign nid given under the old Marshall TMan. That was strictly economic aid, intended to get Europe buck on its feel, But now the-l.f>-S.-»s engaged on such a world-vvirte scale with communism that all tho aid i.s, in a sense, military aid since its pur IKI.-.C: i.s to help allies ubitnid stand firm ttg»inst, the Communists. To carry out this foreign aid pro- grmn President Truman wiili the help of his experts a.sked Congress I for $7,9(10,000,000 for the year be- | ginning July 1. | "Cut a Hi)lion 1 * j But the House Foreign Affairs 1 Committee and the Semite foreign 1 Relations Committee each decided j this could be cut a billion and they ! .so advised the House and Senate. 1 Gen. Eisenhower, who's been the i on-the-seenc commander of Onj : military part of the program, told Cani^n.'ss; [ A cut of n billion tniuht not i wrec:k Uie program l)iil more ihun \ that wnuld he asking for trouble. * Not so, said his riviil for the Uc- publican presidential nomination. Sen. Tnft, who suggested a two- billion-dollnr cut would be just about right, j A combination of House Demo- ' crnl.s and Republicans :sitled with; Taft apparently aK^mst Eisenhower and their own foreign affairs cotnmitlce for lu.sl week they voted ' to cut the program almost two billion. i Then it .shifted over [o the Senate ; yesterday. Worried Uiat his fellow-: .senators might follow the lead of ' the house. Sen. Connally asked '. that the program not. be cut below \ the one-billion-dollrir reduction ap- ! proved by his foreign relations | committee. Now Uie fi^ht is on. ' Connnlly pinpointed the basic iL'Mion by a.sking who .should ; know better how much money is i needed: the man nn the scene, like '• Eisenhower, or the member ol , Congress back home, like Taft? ' IN T1IK CHA.VCEHY COURT ! KOR TIIK CHICKASAWIIA I DISTRICT OF iMISSlSSH'I'J I COUNTY, AELKAXSAS i George O. Yates, et. al. Ptfs, j vs j Mrs. Ethel Wilhelm Snecd.. et ; al, DfLs. WAKNIN'G ORDKII j The defendant, Mrs. Ethel Wll- \ helm Snecd is warned to appear in This Court within thirty (30* clays to answer complaint of the plain- ' t tiff George O. Yales. This '20 day of May. 1952, Hat'\ey Morris, Clerk of the a wove capuoncd Court 5.^1-28-04-11 For Sale • Soybean Seed • Kunk's Hybrid Corn • Soybean inouuliUion • Ferlili^er Farmers Soybean Corp. No. Droadwuv, lilylhcville I'lionc Slill 'eiirn much iibout HU "'S'" s . Tllc "''' » f timatcur entorn- ologisls i« being sought . Students Find Jobs CARnONIJALE. Ol] if- — Four hundrrc] of Honll^ern Illiiinis Um- ! vrrsily's ^.000 shidnUs toiind cam- ! of ScptcniliL'r. 1S^!), wlion she slashed her pound from $4 03 lo S2.80. Her trade with the U. S. Is fall- Ing o(I. In Hie flisi two iiioinlis of this year fbe Ijousht 154 million dollars worth tnmi the 1,'nitrd Ktntos and sold m 70 million dollars woilh of goods and raw mate- n;ilKi i l»is jobs tliis year. The: nvernuo i Brmsh Icxtilf moii are rrpbrted j worked 71 hours n month for $10. expecting a dio|> of nrallv B Ihird 1 Tlip 400 formed their own student in ihcir sales in tins country this i wane stuck- comiiiiticc recently. ' ycnr. 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