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A YEAR'S RETROSPECT During the year that is passing intc history the world has lived what might be called a hand-to-mouth existence The goals of international peace , political stability , and economic prosperity seem , to be no nearer ; it is difficult to regard the future with confidence , and people are becoming inured to living in a state of perpetual crisis . The energies of statesmen ¦ are directed towards staving off threats to peace and towards preventing , the creaking machinery of international tr

A YEAR'S RETROSPECT During the year that is passing intc history the world has lived what might be called a hand-to-mouth existence The goals of international peace , political stability , and economic prosperity seem , to be no nearer ; it is difficult to regard the future with confidence , and people are becoming inured to living in a state of perpetual crisis . The energies of statesmen ¦ are directed towards staving off threats to peace and towards preventing , the creaking machinery of international tr

ade from breaking down . If 1949 has not brought any appreciable relief . to a harassed , unsettled world , it has , at least , not aggravated our besetting problems . At one moment in the previous year , when the Berlin blockade was imposed , the menace of war came uncomfortably
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
A Scotsman ' s Log Musicologist

A Scotsman ' s Log Musicologist

The inaugural lecture- by Mr Stewart Deas , formerly music critic of this paper , as Professor of Music in the University of Sheffield , has recently been published . It is called " Music and Perspective" and ranges with characteristic verve from a consideration of pronounced pe
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
NAZIS' £ 12 , 500 , 000 FOR BONTN GOVERNMENT

NAZIS' £ 12 , 500 , 000 FOR BONTN GOVERNMENT

Fraxkfurt . Friday . — Control of former Nazi Party members' propertyvalued at about £ 12 . " 500 . 000 . has been turned over to the German Government , the U . S . High Commission announced to-day . The action does not apply to looted property subject to restitution , the anno
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
NEW MONETARY AGREEiMEN

NEW MONETARY AGREEiMEN

WITH SWEDEN A new British-Swedish monetary agreement was signed in London , ai the Foreign Office , yesterdayit was officially announced , last night . The agreement replaces the existing monetary agreement which expires to-day . The main provisions of the new agreement are the
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
A POSSIBLE INVASION OF YUGOSLAVIA IN SPRING Belgrade ' s Latest Prediction GROU P S OF SA B OTEUR S S EN BY COMINFORM

A POSSIBLE INVASION OF YUGOSLAVIA IN SPRING Belgrade ' s Latest Prediction GROU P S OF SA B OTEUR S S EN BY COMINFORM

From PHILIP DEANE , "The Athens , Friday . —The events of 1949 provec that the Balkans were the weakest point ir the satellite belt Russia built after the wai for her protection andias a stepping Stone foi further expansion . Tito ' s apostasy and the defeat of the Greek Communi
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN FRENCH GOVERNMENT M . Bidault ' s Budget Proposals Carried By Assembly

VOTE OF CONFIDENCE IN FRENCH GOVERNMENT M . Bidault ' s Budget Proposals Carried By Assembly

Paris , Friday . —France ' s two months old Coalition Government weathered c 40-day Budget crisis to-night by winning two votes of confidence in the National Assembly . , Had Premier Bidault , the Popular Republican Movement ( M . RJ ? . ) leader , lost either of the votes—which
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
U . K . MAY RECOGNISE CHINA REGIME SOON U . S . Policy Swerving In Opposite Direction SAFEGUARDING BRITAIN'S MATERIAL INTERESTS

U . K . MAY RECOGNISE CHINA REGIME SOON U . S . Policy Swerving In Opposite Direction SAFEGUARDING BRITAIN'S MATERIAL INTERESTS

Great Britain is expected to fo Communist " Government shortly—January ( writes an agency diplomati all the British Dominions on this c progress since November . There between the Atlantic Treaty Powers , The United States , though unli shown sympathetic understanding of ] that
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
MANCHESTER TRANSPORT MEN ON STRIKE

MANCHESTER TRANSPORT MEN ON STRIKE

After separate meetings yesterday with both sidesa Ministry of Labour industrial relations official said that the talks had brought no solution to the dispute involving Manchester Corporation transport maintenance fitters and electricians , 450 of whom were on strike last night
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
MIDDLE EAST AIR EXERCISE 2000-Mile Flight for Scottish Cadets NON-STOP TO EGYPT WATER DIVINER IN SEARCH FOR LOST BOY

MIDDLE EAST AIR EXERCISE 2000-Mile Flight for Scottish Cadets NON-STOP TO EGYPT WATER DIVINER IN SEARCH FOR LOST BOY

Twelve Lincolns from H . A . F . Bomber Command squadrons at R . A . F . StationMildenhall Suffolk , will leave in the early hours of New Year ' s Day on a 2000 mile flight to Shallufa . Egypt , where they will spend a month operating in conjunction with aircraft of the Middle E
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland
 
A YEAR OF RECOVERY I 1 V FRANCE

A YEAR OF RECOVERY I 1 V FRANCE

The Franc-Now Steadier Than Sterling From PETER WHITNEV , "The Scotsman" Special Correspondent Paris , Friday . —The end of 1949 find-France in the grip of its third major political crisis of the year . Yet the crisis inappropriately marks the end of the year of th « most startl
31 December 1949 - The Scotsman - Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland