The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 19, 1948 · Page 2
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PACK TWO BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW? MONDAY, JANUARY 19, 1941 Super-Secret Brain Trusfers, Working Under Marshall, Plan U.S. Foreign Policy for Future By DONAM) )• GONV.ALKS Untied Frm Stuff Corr«pond«nt WASHINGTON, J»n. 1«, (U.P.J— The Stste Department's »up«r- tttrtt "bntn trust" for eight months has been carefully plannli.f American move* to counter Russia's tactics and to atd In settling world problems. Hve men arc In the "brain trust," tlic secret policy planning stari Mt up by Secretary of Stale George C. Marshall. He wonted to place American foreign policy on a long range basis for the first time since 17». "" * —These live men. although their ! affalr.5. am! Bernard Cutler of Se- • lo provide men, average age Is only 44, have t\ tola of 85 year* experience In world attain. Marshall conceived the Idea of j entering private business two years creating a top board on foreign • «BO. policy planning last. Fcbruiiry about the time of the Greek-Turkish "crisis." -When the Moscow Foreign Ministers Conference failed In April, Marshall ordered the froup to start work Immediately. Since that time the group hns formulated, developed, coordinated, and anticipated foreign policy In attic, Wash., tile newest addition who served 18 years ill European and Stale Department posts before Princes Anne, Ex-King Michael To Be Married ...» „ „ „ ., ..., ST. MORTIZ, Switzerland, Jan. 120'meetings. All have been held In I 19 'UP> — Prince Rene of Bour• trictest secrecy. The only publicly- bou-I»nrinR_ said today disclosed problem on which It worked la the Marshal] plan. But the initial work on that was finished weets ago. Building Police bon-Pnrnm said today thai his daughter. Princess Anne, and former King Michael of Romania are engaged and thnl the (ormal announcement will be made by Michael within one week. The prince, who arrived in St. Mori IK by ••train from Copeiihagei' Get-Rich-Quick Builders Flayed Housing Official Askc Fund* to Financ* Broad Investigation WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. fUP) — Congress will be asked U> finance a criminal prosecution drive against get-rlch-nuick operators who have cheated on the veterans' housing program. It was learned today. Deputy housing expediter, Morris Vcrncr. said he would ask Congress lo provide funds for a six-month campaign against builders and money leaders who. he said, have cheated veterans "from one end of the the country to the other." Congress last year cut Verner's rompllance staff from about (500 down lo -10 because there were only a few complaints at that time. "Now the situation It snowball- Ing." Verncr said In an interview. "If we had about 350 men for slit mouths I think we'd be able lo clean 11 tip." He estimated that about 1,000.000 homes were built under the pro- cram which provided federal priorities on .scarce materials for houses which the builder Prlncit* Clixab»th's Allowance Draws Fin Of British Laboritet LONDON, Jan. It (UP)—Reb«l- lous Laborltcs will renew their attack on the proposed 60,000-pound $200.000) annual allowance for Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip at the re-openlnf of parliament tomorrow. The first Item on th« agenda i« the second reading of the bill to increase Kll'/.ubeth's allowance from 15,000 pounds to 40,000 pounds aiul create » 10.000-pound allowance for Philip. Economy-minded Laborltes tried vainly to reduce the sums when the bill was debated before the Christmas-New Year recess. They were voted down. Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevln will open a two-day foreign affairs debate Thursday, reviewing Britain's foreign policy In the light of the breakdown of the B[g Four conference on Germany. Laney to Poll Southern I Governors on ffPC Issue \ L1TTLJB ROOK, Ark., J«n. Yt.\ (UP)—Oev. B*n L»ney igrnd Saturday to poll the governors of M other Southern ttttei on their sentiments to fight passage of a Fair Employment • Practice* Committee BUI. Laney promised to xsk the governor* If they would like to send epresentatlve* to » Little Rock netting to discuss lUc issue. The governor's decision came af- ,er a meeting with members of the Arkansas Free Enterprise Association who had a-sked him two weeks ago to cal'. a meeting of the other governors. Laney refused last Thursday. He said Saturday, however, that "I'll cooperate with the Arkansas boys by seeing If the other governors want to send a representative he-re. If they do, I may call the meeting.' Lftney long has been an outspoken opponent of the FEPC. Dies of Heart Attack for Future Foreign policy of the future Is being formulated in an onk-pnncll- «d, map-covered room In one oi i yesterday, said he would yo to the fifth floor wings of'the State Lausanne tomorrow to see Michael Department building. One of its!' l » rt discuss the engagement plnns. three doors opens Into Marshall's! 1If snld lu 1 would propose that office. ' ' ^' le wedding ceremony be held in Only Marshall and underscore-1 tary of State Robert A. Lovett give ! problems lo the board. But when, business U slack, the staff goes to work on It* own initiative. Board members doiv't use crystal balls for guidance although tangled world affairs sometimes would seem to require them. The "Big Five" draft their recommendations on the basis of their long experience In diplomacy, conferences with diplomats, officials of other government agencies, and leaders in private industrial, educational, and other fields. Only two of an original half- dozen "thinkers" still arc members. They are George p. Kennan. staff chief, a veteran of 22 years in the diplomatic service, and Carlton Sa- Yage, staff executive secretary, who hu served 51 years In State Department posts. * "Top Thinker" Kennan. 43. is iMogntzed as the "Mr. X." author of American policy to contain Rus- aian expansionism within its present Eastern European borders. He hu aexred In Russia and speaks Russian fluently. Have Few Callcrj Offices of the other four members are Just across the hall from Kennan's. By Marshall's order, ' members are completely removed from the day-to-day problems of diplomacy. They have few callers other than those giving them Information, and they have no permanently asslcn- *d experts of any kind. Six care- tully-stlected women handle secretarial work and documentation. In addition to Kennan and Savage. Marshall's staff Is composed jf three men who are experts on the Far East, Near East and African, and Europe. An unfilled chair Is being reserved for an expert on Latin-American affairs. The other "thinkers," are John t. Davies, Jr., who has spent most i of his life in the Far Enst, speaks j Chinese fluently, and has served! for 16 years. Including a tour in ' Moscow; Henry a Vlllard. whose 20 years of service have been spent mainly on Near East and African Copenhagen, where he mnkes his home, but that he could not set a tentative wedding date until he talked to Michael. Princess Anne and her mother, \ Princess Mar^relhc, now are visit- j IIIK the Grand Duchess charlotte in Luxembourg. The prince said he did not know when they \vould come to Switzerland but that he presumed It would be within a week. Anne ami her mother set out from Copenhagen by train two weeks ago with the announced intention o[ joining Michael In Switzerland but changed plans at Hamburg and went to Luxembourg instead. A member of Michael's cntour- nge said the meeting and marriage to .sell or rent only to veterans. To Bet the priorities, contractors had lo submit plnn.s and specifications and cost diila to the housing expediter. Maximum penalty for anyone convicted of violating the housing laws is a $5,000 fine and one year In jiii!. Vcrner said approximately 200,000 of the houses were not up to I specifications In one way or another. H c did not Indicate, how- i ever. Hint there would be 200,000 I criminal ca-ses. j At the pre.seut time, he said, he has » backlog of approximately 13.000 complaints. Due lo the activity of veterans organizations throughout the country, more complaints are jwurliif; in daily. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 19 (UP) — Joseph F. Freeman, 50, acqultec for lack of evidence In last year's M.iy-Garsson munitions combine trial, died of a heart attack at his home yesterday The onetime. Los Angeles political promised ( :i gu ie was indicted with Henry M. and Murray Gnrsson ;md fyrnn Itep. Andrew J. May on bribery charges In connection with war contracts, freeman alone was acquitted. 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