The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 24, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 24, 1947
Page 7
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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1947 Europe's Needs Examined by U.S. Common Deficit Set From $19,330,000,000 To $22,440,000,000 BY DONALD J. GONZALES (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Sept. 24. (UP) — The United Stfttes, armed at last with an estimate of Europe's aid requirements for tltc next, four years, put the huge totals under the ;ni- cro-scope yesterday to determine whether they are "reasonable ami realistic." A summury of the !*Tarshall Plan report signed Monday by la nations at Paris placed the common deficit through 1951 at a minimum of 319,330.000 000 and a top of S22.440.000,- CCO. The lower figure lock into account a jXKssible world bank loan of «,iio,coa 1 oco . •While the summary did not make a specific request for American aid it pointed out that the trade deficit between the participating countries and the U. S aicne would total about $15.810,000. Available members of Congress were gc'neraUy reserved in commenting on the European estimates. Many agreed that Europe would need American aid. -But they said the amount would have to await the rc- !>ort of Congressional committees now making on-the-spot surveys abroad. State Department officials said there was no way of determining what specific aihount of the total European deficit might finally be requested of Congress. They sale these factors would be taken into consideration: Factors to Be Considered 1. Results of an inter-governmental "screening" of the plan, project- by-project, Country-by-couutry. TCI committees began work on the review today and undoubtedly wil come' up later with suggestions for trimming the deficit. 2. When the special 10-commi'.- tee review is completed, liioir reo ommendations will he taken up b; special government and Congres sional committees working on var ious facets of the Marshall Plan. These include surveys of the Kuro- penn situation, impact of the program on this nation's economy, and U. S ability to help. 3. The part other Wcslern hemisphere nations and dependent territories of the 10 participating nations •//story of Navy Cruiser JSS Little Rock to Be Made Available Soon LITTLE HOCK. Ark., Sept. 24. UP) — A hls;o;y or the U. S. «»vy cruiser Little Rock will soon >e available, according to Litile Rock's Mayor Sum Wassell. Wasscll says he was notified of he lorthcoming work In a letter 'lorn Chaplain C. J. Covert, who cquested at statement and a plio- ograpi) from the mayor, to be Included in lie book. According to chaplain Covert. 'The Little Rock has probably visited more foreign ports In its two years of existence limn any other ship In the Navy." BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Railway Tie Association Holds National Meeting HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Sept. 24. (UP)—The 23th nnniml Railway Tie Association's three-day convention opened here ycstorilny with Pnul J. Neff. president of Die Missouri Pacific Rt'.ilway Uines, as the principal speaker. Others on the program included C. E. 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