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The MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
2—THE MILL CITY ENTERPRISE
June 5, 1952
— GET YOUR QUALITY JOB PRINTING AT THE ENTERPRISE —
both in Germany and in France. But
Political science is all very well, but it does mean that Western Europe
Entered an «econd-clans matter November 10. 1944 at the post office at
political scientists are seldom elected has a blueprint for defense which
Mill City, Oregon, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
to office. Their ideas may be fine, their cannot well be rejected without valid
ideals and IQ high, but what about reasons.
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slap cronies’ backs, twist opponents' European Defense Community is
tails, pat constituent babies' heads, formed, no nation should
Will be at his Mill City office in the Jenkins Building
straddle and duck and come up smil- ! to secede from it. The French fear
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These musings are called forth by purposes.
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The American view is that the
the news that the CBS Television
•APER THAT HAS NO ENEMIES HAS NO FRIENDS.
network has inaugurated a television North Atlantic Treaty assures France
—George Put am.
school for presidential and senatorial of assistance in event of actual attack.
candidates to provide instruction on And American policy would have no
the art of appearing to one’s best ad slight stake in keeping West Germany
vantage before the TV audience. Here in the European army framework
the aspiring candidate will be taught after an investment of American arms
The Supreme Court of the United States took the ball to wipe that foolish smirk off his face, in its building. Because the Unitea
away from President Truman and tossed it to Congress. to eschew the aimless gesture and TV States wants that investment to be
We hope Congress takes heed of what Senator Morse from twitch, to be folksy yet (lignified, successful it insists on terms attrac
tive enough to enlist German co-op
Oregon has said. To-wit: “I repeat, as I shall continue lively
Only the captious will grudge the eration.
to repeat to the American people, because we have got to political artists their school of charm
to EDC clings
drive the point home: In some way, somehow, we must to prepare them to meet the cruel mainly to the thesis that
arouse the American people into a greater consciousness ordeal of the television screen. For of Germany ought to be put
of the fact that America is headed for a tremendous eco
all else. Critics of the pacts say in
in political science, must be
nomic collapse if we in this country do not put the brakes schooled
an artist, too, if he would ride visibly clusion of West Germany in the west
on greed and excess profits. Our economy cannot con on the air waves into the hearts of ern bloc precludes all hope of merg
Soviet-held East Germany with
tinue to stand the upward inflationary movement that men. — From the Christian Science ing
a final peace treaty. Possibly
greedy forces in this country, trying to make their eco Monitor.
many of them would like to see a re
nomic killing, are forcing upon the American people while
united Germany with its own national
THEY MARRY YOUNG
boys are being killed in Korea.
Grandmother was married at age army as a neutral buffer between East
“If anyone wants to know what I mean about the 17, but that was in the days of long
United States has made a point
need for taking the profits out of war, let him look at the ago. Now girls wait till they grow of The
demanding that Germany have the i
profits of the steel industry of the United States after So we thought; but the census bu freedom, an attribute of sovereignty,
taxes today. Moreover, I look at the steel mills, the reau
sets us right. It pulls out fig- to choose its own international asso
plants which the American taxpayers are building for ures to show that the median age of ciates, as in the EDC. A corollary of
the steel industry free of charge—plants which will not girls getting married is lower than 'hat argument would be that Germany 5
and should have also the freedom to choose I
cost the industry a single dollar. They will be given to ever before. It is 20.4 years; was
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neutrality. For it to do this would be
for men 22.6 years. In 1890 is
the industry, when we are through, by means of the little 22.0 for women and 26.1 for men.
secession, which the French fear. But
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legislative device on the books for amortizing out of taxes One can’t help speculating on this
deny that a reunited Germany I Phone 3215
the cost of the plants.
trend, though we’ll have to leave to should have freedom of choice is to B_____________________
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that the treaties freeze a division
American people—and that is who they are asking, in ject. Perhaps the reason young peo which
19 million Germans be
pie are marrying at an earlier age is ,
the last analysis—for a $12 per ton increase in price, to because urban residence and schooling hind the leave
take care of what the record shows; based on their own throw boys and girls together more. Yet Germans cannot very reason-'
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figures, would be a maximum cost of $6 a ton if all the In year when a larger proportion of ably wish to be neutrals and at the
benefits given to the steel workers by the Wage Stabiliza the population lived in rural environ same time wish the protection against I
of having American and Brit-1
tion Board were finally included in the decision in this ment and when schooling was short Russia
2 to 16 Years
the occasions for social contact were
It just took longer for a American or French arms for their I
“Mr. President, the economic facts on the steel case young man to get courage to pop the division. The logical corollary of I
are coming out day by day to the American people, in question, Nowadays it doesn’t take German neutralism would be a re-1
spite of the misleading and misrepresenting full-page ad so much courage — he gets so much vision of western defense plans to
GENUINE IRONAI.L BRAND
from the girl.
contemplate withdrawal to the Rhine
vertisements which the steel companies are spreading encouragement
LONGS WITH SUSPENDERS
Getting married is an old custom; or the Belgian-French border in event
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across the country in the newspapers. Incidentally, they and in these loose, modern days some of Soviet attack instead of attempt
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are advertisements which we are paying for, because when folk go through the ceremony several ing to stand along the Elbe.
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the final accounting of the government seizure is made times. Whether there is any connec
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Practically speaking, the essential
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the steel companies will deduct the cost of the advertise tion between early marriage and “fre question
in the minds of nearly all
ments as a part of the cost of government operation of What we do know is that here it is j Germans must be, “What are the pos
the mills. Therefore the steel mills are able to advertise June
again and weddings are busting sibilities and what is the likelihood
of obtaining from Moscow conces-
with financial immunity at the taxpayers expense. That out
' all over,—Oregon Statesman.
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which would really make it pos
is what they appear to be doing.
“I would much prefer to see us proceed directly on Dr. Hewlett Johnson, the “Red Dean ern zones of Germany in one free
Canterbury", has been hobnobbing
this matter with legislation seeking to return the steel of
with the Reds in China. The Peking and independent country?”
mills to the steel companies, under whatever terms and radio reports he says he has found The best index of this lies in one
conditions the Congress wishes to impose. That will raise ■ “damning evidence” to prove the Red set of facts: The first step toward
against UN forces in Korea establishment of an independent, uni
the question for the courts, as to whether or not we have charge
warfare. Just how fied German government would have
the power to exercise such authority, and whether the 1 an Anglican germ
clergyman can qualify as to be free election of representatives
President has the power to ignore our exercise of that a ‘ bacteriologist isn’t clear; but long from all parts of Germany to form
ago he qualified as a Communist apol ■ such a government. But the Krem
“. . . I agree with the Senator from Minnesota (M 1*. I 1 ogist, which is all it takes to be gul lin’s latest note, delivered on the eve
of the treaty signing at Bonn, makes .
Humphrey) in his comment that the Taft-Hartley law is lible.
no mention of such elections; it avoids
not an effective vehicle for the handling of a dispute EUROPE BEGINS TO FIND ITSELF i . the
entire section on that subject in
such as this.
History has been written yester- : the last Allied note.
The gist of the Russian appeal is.
’ ilay and today at Bonn and in Paris.
Against a pressure of veiled Commu "Let’s sit down and talk.” The ruse
nist threats, the governments of two is as old as the effort of Tobiah and
interlocking groups of nations num ( Sanballat to persuade Nehemiah to
bering eight in all — have set their leave rebuilding the walls of Jeru
names to documents which make salem. But the western powers are
F IDRIS T «rí
Western Europe a defensive unit in in a strong position now. It is pos
sible they can both build and talk if
of an invitation to conquest.
One is the German “peace contract” necessary.
There is nothing to prevent the
between Britain, France, and the U.S.
on one side and the F ederal Republic holding of negotiations or a confer
of (West) Germany on the other. ence during the period while the agree
The second is the European Defense ments are up for ratification.
Pact, to establish a European army Soviet Russia has genuine concessions
composed jointly of French, German, to offer, this is the time to hear them.
Italian, Dutch, Belgian, and Luxem- If not, the evidence of that fact should
We make Friends with Flowers
5 increase the willingness to ratify.
The signing does not assure that Meanwhile, the surest course is to
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either of these agreements will come press for parliamentary approval of
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into force, for there is strong and seri the treaties now signed.- From Chris
opposition to their ratification tian Science Monitor.
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