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K K it / Board meeting 1/13/51 — RELATING THE BUDGE!' TO THE ECONOMIC REPORT I. NATURE OF THE TASK A. Large and rapid increase in armed strength 1. The big item in the budget is Military Services but this is simply a number with no supporting evidence for security reasons Fiscal actual 1950 1951 20,000 11,839 1952 ¿0,000 Rounded off to nearest $10 billion I? C. E. Wilson said last night- $87 billion President said authority for 151 and 152 $1^0 billion Rates fiscal ’50 Dec. *50 13 billion Increase Dec. '51 20 billion / 2 ” ¿5-55 billion / 25-35 ” Illustration of planning - p. 7 Also Agriculture Dept, eggs illustrate plannii^ 2. In terms of manpower Armed forces Defense workers / 1 to 3-5 million / U to 6 ? " 3. Foreign aid 1950 1951 1952 ¿.3 J+*'7 7*4. Expansion of oapftcitar. for prtMtoe.iag silitaxy supplies The aobLLisation nhimpn in inveataenb WSL (P t) A Government’* DriedEgg» Found Lucking by Army Br ib e United r m . WASHINGTON, Ja n . 17—The A griculture Department ex plained today tlhft the A im y had beat buying dried eggs In the open m arket tor $1.39 a pound because the 67,000,000 pounds of dried eggs already owned by the Government did not meet mitt* tarv The Gkwerttment-owned eggs w et« bought and stored by the A griculture Departm ent under a farm price support program which w as abandoned la st Dec. 31. On the recommendation' of the Agriculture ’ Department, Mr. Teifibhlen said, the Army refueed to accept any dried eggs nnleis they had been prepared bya process.