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Homerville, Georgia
August 4, 1950     The Clinch County News
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August 4, 1950

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THE CLINCH COUNTY NEWS FRIDAY. AUGUST 4, lgs0. Established in 1894. THE CLINCH COUNTY NEWS HOMERVILLE, GEORGIA Official Organ of Clinch Coun- ty, the Cou~nty Commissioners. and the City of Homerville. Go. Published Every Friday ~t The News' Office, in Homervtlle, IVERSON H. HUXFORD Editor & Publisher Re-Admitted Nov. 18, 1933, as Second-Class Mail Matter Un- der Act of Congress, 1879. J , ,, ! "Le 's Turn Back From Disaster,' J. B. Copela nd Tells Georgia Senators (County Commissioner G. B. Lee of DuPont has submitted the fol- lowing letter to the News for publi- cation, and says he was so ~avorably ir~pressed with it that he would like for Clinch County citizens to read it. The letter appeared in Tuesday's Valdosta Daily Times and written by J. B. Co~eland, Valdosta attar- 5-; :_ : ........ ' 2! ............ ' ................ pears to me, like National prohibi- tion, was a noble experiment that failed. No more certain than that two amt two make t~our is the fact that this country cannot continue to send bill,ions abroad and fight foreign wars in far flung places all over the world. If we have pursued a policy in whi,c.h we are still en- gaged and to which, unfortunately, we are c~mmitted, and if it new see~s certain, as most surely it does that a continuation of tha, t policy will presen.tly lead us into disks'~er, then surely it is tim~ to abandon ~hat policy a,nd seek a way off promise to the preservation of national existence. Our National debt is staggering and growing by leaps and bounds. The nation is fast becoming impoverished and the tax burden on the [~eople is fast reaching the un:bearable stage. Our plight, I venture to say, is the result of years of disregard of the most primary and fundamen- tal principles of economics and the science of government. Those prin- ciples and that science should, as ex- peditiously as possible, be reesta- blished and. observed. To continue a cou.rse of action which means the doom of a great nation is nothint~ short of madness. What shall we do? Turn back? Yes, as quickly as it can be accom- plished, turn back. We must, of course, finish this Korean war. We should n0t be led into another war ,at some other trouble spot in Eh- nay, to Ga U S Senators George .... . ; ", ...... rope or Asia. We should keep out. ~tn