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and TOMORROW ftere is this most critical difference between President Monroe's message of Dec. 2, 1823, and Presi.l.nt Truman’s of March 12, 1947: Monroe made his decla rath i only when he knew beyond a reasonable doubt how the com mitment was to be met, indeed that there was virtually no chance whatever that he would be unable to meet it. The Monroe Doctrine, unlike the Truman, was preceded by negotiations abroad and by coo] and studied consultation at home in which Jefferson, Madi aon, and John Quincy Adams p.ay ed the leading parts. They approved the declaration when they had before them the definite assurance, given in Au gust to the American Minister Rush by Canning, that Great Bri tain, then in undisputed command of the sea. had decided to prevent the reconquest of the Spanish col onies in the Western Hemisphere. It was then, when Jefferson had read the dispatches from Rush about the British decision, that he approved what became the Mon roe Doctrine- saying that "ail Europe conabined would not un dertake such a war, for how comd they propose to get at either en eir.y (Britain cr the United States) without superior fleets." Madison was equally definite and practical Jn realizing that it was the assur ance of overwhelming power which justified the commitment: "It is particularly fortunate.” he wrote to President Monroe, "that the policy of Great Britain, though guided by calculations different from ours, has presented a co operation for an object the same with ours. With that co-operation we have nothing to fear from tne rest of Europe, and with it the best assurance of success to our , laudable views." * • * The Truman Doctrine expresses our laudable views. But unlike the Monroe Doctrine it has been de clared to the world without the kind of careful calculation of the assurances of success, which were made by Jefferson, Madison, Adams and Monroe before they announced their laudable views. The difference is a big one—be tween making a promise which you know you can carry out, ana making a promise first, and then wondering how you are going to carry it out. It is the difference between bold out astute states manship and reckless rhetoric. As a result Senator Byrd has asked the Administration a ques tion which is quite proper but. un der the so-called Truman Doctrine as it now stands, is quite unan-■ awerable. Senator Byrd v;ants to; know whether “we have the re-, aources alone to pay the bill ” % » * What bill? The immediate bill j tor Greece alone is nearly $300, 000,000. But under the Adminis tration policy this can be only the first installment. The money is to be used to balance the Greek budget this year on behalf of a government which collected al most no taxes and is, with our approval, conducting a civil war. Conceivably this installment would the Greek bill if there were set up promptly in Athens a government which can collect tax es and can unite the bulk of the Greek people. But the deficits of this government, which protects the profiteers and is trying to crush the republicans as well as the Communists, will continue as long as the government, as now constituted and conducted, exists. Yet Greece is only a pin point in the Truman global policy. There can be no end to the financial costs of that policy because ade quate precaut'ons have not been taken to see to it that the money will accomplish the purposes for which it is given. Unless the Greek government is reformed, Greece will not be stabilized by our meeting the deficits of that government. * * * The case of Greece illustrates concretely the basic fallacy of the Truman Doctrine in its present uncorrected, unqualified and un Sugar’n’ Spice P 9386 11 TO S YRS. MARIAN MARTIN Sweet as sugar, this dainty little yoked frock, spiced with heading end bows. Pattern 9386 is actually a whole outfit, including panties, •lip and sunsuit for toddlers! This pattern gives perfect fit, is •asy to use. Complete, illustrated Sew Chart shows you every step. Pattern 9386 comes in sizes 1, 2, I, 4, and 5. Size 2, frock takes 1 3-8 yards 35-inch material. Send TWENTY-FIVE cents in •oins for this pattern to Wilming ton Morning Star 173 Pattern Dept. 232 West 18th St.. New York II, N. Y. Print plainly SIZF NAME, ADDRESS, STYLE, NUM BE‘R. TOMORROW: MISSES' FROCK. f balanced form. It is that the ex jansion of the Soviet Union and he spread of Communism can be :hecked by subsidizing all the fovernments, parties. factions vhich are most undeniably anti communist. A policy of this kind s bound to fail because it com mits us to an alliance with the most reactionary forces in the vorld and alienates the moderate and democratic forces. It assumes that mankind is di vided into totalitarian Commu nists and Jeffersonian Democrats. It is not. There are also Nazis, Fascists, feudal lords, war lords. There are also republicans, en lightened conservatives, liberals, progressives, social democrats, socialists, Christian democrats, co-operators, labor parties, demo cratic planners- and what not. If we conduct the Truman pol icy on the principle that whoever is most vehemently against the Soviets is our friend and ally— and in his heart j Jeffersonian Democrat—we shall separate our selves from the masses of the people almost everywhere. We shall have embraced the extrem ists of the right as against the extremists of the left, when it is our interest and our duty to align ourselves with the middle and the moderate parties. They are our real friends in the struggle for freedom, and they will decide the issue. * * * Rich as we are, and powerful as we are capable of being, we are not rich enough to subsidize reaction all over the world or strong enough to maintain it in power. The American people and the Truman administration do not wan: to do that, oi course, nor do they think they are doing it. But that is what we shall be doing. First of its kind in Eastern North Carolina is O'Crowley’s huge fur and-garment storage vault, lo cated at the company’s main plant, 1710 Dawson street. Photo above shows spotlessly clean steel - and - concrete interior of vault space. Temperature and humidity controls insure safe keeping of furs and garments stored in the vault. O’Crowley’s offers fur owners nationally famous “Polarized” processing of furs. Below, left, a skilled O’Crowlev employee blocks a man’s hat in another depart ment of the firm’s plant. “PROSPERITY^ HAS ARRIVED Attention: Men! Completely new and modem “Prosperity” shirt finishing units are now in operation at O’Crow ley’s new dry-cleaning plant and specialized shirt laundry. No effort has been spared to in sure customers the very best in shirt laundering and finishing. This service is located in a sep arate department of the plant, and includes mending and replacement of buttons. O’Crowley’s is able to give such specialized shirt finishing service because of its new up - to - date machinery and expert workers. This careful laundering of trea sured shirts will give them new beauty and preserve them far longer. nevertheless, if we entrust the formulation and execution of the new policy to men whose zeal has gotten the better of their judg ment. Ideal Plumbing Co. 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Lynch, 63 and Arthur Guy Walton, Jr., 27. Second Ward: Dr. G. E. Gur ganus, 82; James A. Odum, 37. Third Ward: W. A. S. Aman, unopposed. Fourth Ward: Adrian Aman, 50; R. B. Tallman, 42. At the present time the town has only two aldermen serving, Leslie Cowell and Hedrick Aman, both of whom will be replaced July 1. Jim C. Collin of the second ward, resigned to accept a place on the Onslow County Board of Education and B. J. Holleman, third ward, resigned when he moved into the first ward several months ago. Although bituminous coal is popularly called “soft” coal, some types of it are very hard. ff=z= T» O'Crowley's On Their New Plant NATIONAL il Co. MODERN CLEANING EQUIPMENT Latest and most modern equipment keynotes the O’Crowley plant. Above, one of the plant’s new dry-cleaning drums (right) and two of the new quick-drying units, use of which enables O’Crowiey's to quickly and properly give customers unparalleled service. VETS LIKE WAR HISTORY CHICAGO.— (U.B—Patients at the Veterans Administration hospital at Hines, 111., read more eye-wit ness accounts of the war than any other kind of book, according to Mrs. Catherine Eller, chief librari an. War novels and short stories rank low in popularity, she says. The Grand Harbor of Malta can hold the entire British Fleet. POLICE INVESTIGATE SERIES OF ROBBERIES Wilmington police were today ; vestigating a continued ws' k U1' petty robberies in the corr ~ Laundry valued at S40 wtV ' ! ported taken from the car of | Scoggins, 115 N. Fourth ' i parked in front of the O -- 6 j apartments. Also reported — was a can of white paint. V. K. Fay. 519 Nunn stree' ed the theft of a grey sir at $40 and §6.50 in cash take jhis residence. FBI SAYS DESERTERS ■ AVERAGE TWO A DAI ! CHARLOTTE. April 9._ John C. Bills, North Caroline W Chief, said today his buret * n averaging two arrests a dav ’■ leged military deserters. 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