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November 23, 1951

The News from Frederick, Maryland · Page 3

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SECOND (SECTION PAGE N1NK H-ecieriek, Md., Friday, November 23, 1951 Yugoslav Arms Aid Program Weeds Close U.S. Supervision i · . . · ·,., ' · . |By PETER EDSON . I NBA Washington Correspondent I BELGRADE, Yugoslavia, Nov. 23 I--(NBA)--The military!: ,afd · .pact I just signed by the United; States land Yugoslavia, under -which Mar- I shall Tito's anti-Soviet forces, will I get modern -American weapons, I points up a puzzle. It-is:-just-how I much security are the U.S., Britain land France buying in Yugoslavia? · Military planners" at fefeneral [Eisenhower's headquarters feel.that (Marshal Tito's:forces are worth ail 1 investment. They were good guerrilla fighters in World War II. How I good a modern fermy they may be is | something else again. Arid the Yugoslav economy supporting them may be pretty much; of a hollow I shell. . ' Before the new pact was signed in Belgrade. Marshal Tito had said that she could take care of his forces tpri small arms from the United f States. He wanted these arms with- 1 out any strings tied to them and I said he would make no concessions to, the Western powers to gain their assistance , But the aid he will get will have strings on it, because the pact provides for an American mission at Belgrade that will check on the use made of whatever materiel we give him.. Also Tito : made conces- . sions-r-at least to the extent of Lmaking available to the U. S. raw Vind semi-processed materials Yugoslavia has for export. There is another side to this question, however, from the U. S- viewpoint. There is a parallel of American experience in giving aid to Turkey. At the start of the Truman doctrine, the U- S- planned merely to turn over to Turkey tanks and heavy artillery, without supervision Roads For Turks But it was soon found that Turkey had no road system capable apf carrying gasoline and ammuni- "tion to the northern Turkish borders, to support mechanized forces. So the first requirement was to help the Turks build a modern road system. Then it was found that the Turks had no mechanics capable of repairing motorized equipment. So a I' training system arid military schools had to be established, with American instructors in Turkey and Turkish instructors sent to the U. S for specialized training. ^ Yugoslavia today has no roac system capable of carrying heavy artillery, tanks or supply trucks And while American-made auto- nobiles dash madly about the streets of drab, Slav Belgrade, mechanics capable of repairing motorized military-equipment are few. It is now three years since Tito jrp;ke with the Russians. Last year Yugoslavia suffered from a severe drouth.'It may have cost the county as much'as $100 million in loss of food export sales, as well as internal suffering which U, S. food loans helped to relieve. This year's crops were good," . N : . ; All prices and all wages are paid in a complex system of coupons, bonds, and discounts.,Tags on clothing and shoes-in the store windows bear three prices--the full price in dinars, 85 per cent discount and 60 per cent discount. · Value of the dinar is from an official rate of 50 to the dollar to an easily obtained black market rate of 400 to the dollar. Living" Costs Are High Tourists have .a supplementary currency in putniks. worth SO to the dollar. They pay half the price in dinars and half in putniks. Americans stationed in Belgrade who abide by the official exchange rates find that eggs are worth 40 cents apiece, breaft the equivalent of $1 a pound. There is inflation all over the place. What all this seems to add up to is that the Yugoslav government and economy are in 'need of a thorough overhaul before they can be/considered a good investment: The Tito government had planned some wage and price reforms to be effective in November, but they have been delayed till January. How successful the Tito government has been in its efforts to collectivize the farms is another great mystery. There has unquestionably been much local opposition And Tito himself admits that there have been failures due to lack of machinery, bad planning, bad management and sabotage. In spite of all these drawbacks the resources of the country are admittedly enormous. There are rich farm areas like Iowa, copper lead, bauxite, timber and other resources.! The top men of government are all young partisans, devoted to the idea of making their country.a rich and powerful Communist state. But without plenty of outside technical assistance and know-how they face an almost impossible task It would be no surprise to many or the spot observers in Belgrade i: the economy collapsed, any day. Vets'And Draftees' Guide By MAJOR THOMAS M. NIAIi WASHINGTON, Nov. 23--From O. |T. of Denver, Colo.: "I was married in 1950 and reclassified 3-A at the time. I turned 26 last August arid was classified 5-A, the overage exemption. Now I've just received a Notice of Classification saying I'm 1-A. I have no children but since I was classified 5-A before new draft regulations were put into effect, shouldn't I remain exempt?" Selective Service legal experts say you should be 5-A Here's what happened in your case: t 1. When you turned 26 in August the old draft regulations were in effect, so your board classified you 5-A, the over-age exemptoin. 2. When your board got new regulations it reopened your classification. Why? Because the UMTS law said those who were deferred on or after June 19, 1951, ivould be draft liable until age 35. Your board had you Classified 3-A on June 19 because you had a,wife. But the new regulations say you must have a (i«wife- and children to-get a defer| TMment. S.o your board put you in 1-A, not 3-A. ! 3. Now Selective Service says the reason for your 3-A deferment disappeared on June 19. Technically you were no longer deferred after that date even though you were still tagged 3-A. Therefore when you turned 26 you became exempt. Write you board and request that you be reclassified back to 5-A. , * * . * From L. D. D. of Selling, Okla.: P'We have a boy due to get out of the Navy next year. He wants to resume his education. · Will there be some sort of GI aid to these boys?" It seems probable there will be, but it's likely that any future educational benefits may not be so great as for World War II vets. Rep. Olin Teague (D-Tex.), chairman, of a committee which has been investigating the GI Bill educational program, says he believes new benefits should provide an "educational assistance program" rather than a "subsidized educational program" His aim is to give the vet an in- you nrnavint« xrum senooi, reach »R« 20 or leave school, whichever happens first. · · · From Mrs C. A. H. of Kingman, Kas,: "I'm a World, War 1 widow and draw $42 a month pension. 1 understand my income as a widow with no dependents muy not exceed $1,000 a year or [ lose my pension. Is the amount of the pension itself included in the $1,000?" No. * · » From 3. B. T. of Yonkers. N. Y.: "What's the quarters (allowance for * 2nd lieutenant?" If he's not government, housed, he jscts $75 a month with dependents or $60 a month without dependents (You may write Major Nlal care of this newspaper about your own service-connected question. En- cloge'Ji self-addressed stamped envelop*,) Farm by-products from woods, fields, flocks and herds are Important -in making plastics. NEW YORK DOCK STRIKE ENDS--Longshoremen are shown loading the Queen of Bermuda at a New York pier after sinking dockworkeri decided unanimously to end the city's longest and costliest port strike. _____ "I'm 18 and a junior in high school. What are my chances of finishing school before being dratted?" Good. Your board will classify you 1-S, a new classification for students who rate a "statutory" deferment. This is different from the 2-S deferment college students qualify for through class standing or test scores. You'll be. in 1-S until St.Joseph ASPIRIN WORLD'S LARGEST SELLER AT 10 S'x'ATIONEU us ENGLAND--fie. Hubert- M. Lutz, son of C. Jacob Lutz of Route 2, Middletown, who is with the Army in England, recently returned from a trip to Munich, Germany, according to a letter received Monday from the soldier. Pfc. Lutz was drafted into service on August 29, 1950 and was stationed in South Carolina and Fort Bliss, Texas, before being sent overseas" last January. His address.is Pfc. Hubert M. Lutz, U. S. 52010485, 34th A. A. A, Operations Detachment, A. P. O. 179, C/o Postmaster, New York, N. Y. centive to study rather than fully subsidize his education and open the way for abuses. I suggest your son save as much of his Navy pay as he can and also study as much as he can in service through USAFI courses. k · * * From J F. of Middletown, Ky.: Never before have you seen sterling so intricately pierced, in a pattern" of such fine and lac^ openwork. S T E R L I N G REED § BARTON JOIN OUR CHINA-SILVER- CRYSTAL CLUBS COLONIAL JEWELRY 1*9 North Market St. 6-piece place setting, tax included BICYCLES "Buy The Best" SCHWINN--All Models INDIAN LIGHTWEIGHT Gear Shift Models SMALL DEPOSIT WILL HOLD 'XIL XMAS Blick's Cycle Shop 413 N. 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H E N D R I C K S O N ' S se(f/iff/flff«ffffrfmaumarrrm{{f"""""""£-"""""^ BIGGEST--- Elwood Groseclose at Wanchese proudly exhibits the largest channel bass taken .with rod and reel from North arolina's Oregon Inlet , this umn. The lyanlwe, Va., fisR- ·erman fended th« .40-pounder [with tackle more suitable for, a. 1 three-pound biuefish, -NEA) G/ve a Jacket He'll Enjoy Smart lines, "warm fur collar -- t h i s jacket has everything he looks to for all-around Winter comfort. '15.95 Other Jackets ,· from $5.95 ervrve from Bennett's Just Received - · - A shipment of lovely musical powder boxes-with finest Swiss musical movements--at new low prices! We think you'll agree that they're the most attractive gift items for the money that you've ever seen. Prices are $2.98, $3.98 and $4.98 Hosiery's High On Her Gift List But low on your price list when you choose Jane Lee stockings, knit exclusively for us by America's largest branded-hosiery mill--at about half the price you'd pay for these same stockings under the branded name! Newest Christmas colors, of course . . . . Your choice of 51/15, 51/30 or 60/15 constructions. $1.09 per pair Boxes of three pairs $3.00 UMBRELLAS to delight her heart, and protect her new outfit! Bennett's selection of fine acetate covered 16 rib umbrellas tops any other store in the city. Our "Marvel, Junior" folding umbrellas : is a marvel of efficiency, at a marvelbus low price of $5.49. She's Going to Love You · for Choosing L U G G A G E from Bennett's -- cause she knows that Bennett's Monarch Luggage is' tops in value, appearance, and gives much longer service. We carry both canvas covered flight luggage, and vinyl-covered "Topper Taper" cases, which, are carbon copies of Samsonlte, at about 30% lower prices. See our display this weekend. King-sized SILK SCARFS for the queen of your life . . . . We've waited a long, long time to hit .the market at the lowest prices in history for pure silk scarfs--and look what we've found--Full 36" printed scarfs at $1:00! Only the finest-designs and craftsmanship have gone into the scarfs in our new group--You'll 'find a huge selection from which to choose- all styles and all colors priced proportionately low! Want a real gift for all the family - one they'll enjoy and remember for years to come? Want a gift that gives comfort, cleanliness, convenience and trouble-free service year-in and year- out? Want a gift that you can have for as little as 1J9 a week? And you can take upto 36 months to pay for? SEE US TODAY ABOUT INSTALLING A NEW PIONEER'OIL SAVER' OIL BURNER IN YOUR HOME BEFORE CHRISTMAS. * . . ' . Installation can be made in a few hours at no inconvenience to you. . V » V Don't delay-get facts and figures on the amazing economy performance of the new PIONEER'Oil Saver'- and you'll enjoy Christmas Day free from furnace i · ' . . drudgery. 331 N. Market St. Phone 1900 F w 1 .i-J f Y - IV S X 0 In«1ilttt1intt. JFt*tl anil Serviem lEWSPAPERl

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