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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29 - , 1947 Austria-Germany Affairs Muddled Commitments at Yalta, Potsdam Blamed for Giving Reds Best Area AUBURN. N. Y., Oct. 29. (UP) — Chairman John Taber of the House Appropriations Committee ycslcrdaj charged that the situation in Austria and Germany "is terribly muddled becau.se of tile very embarrassing commitme'nts made by President Roosevelt at Yalta and by President Truman at Polsctam." Tuber, who recently returned from Europe, said agreements reached at, tiie.se historic conferences permitted the Russians to move "into the most productive part of Germany aiul Austria." "The Russians," he asserted, '-have la a very large extent stripped the productive capacity of the factories and with inefficient management, have reduced the production of others." "They have taken the tood iway from the people in the territories and shipped it to Russia and th' Balkan states," Taber said. Tabtr said thai unless Germans "can be put to work and made lo produce, they are going to be a drum upon the economy of the United States." "One of the mast disiressnu; pic- tuifs that j sav,' was the sale of a Inrge quantity O f trucks, automobiles and other supplies out of Army surplus, at a low price, lo a Communist-controlled company in Italy.'' Taber raid that lie did not "believe the Communists will start a war if we are on the alert but America must bend its every effort in this situation." BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIICH NKWS Cotton Trade Journal Publishes Global Edition MEMPHIS, Oct. 29. — Publi- .pation of the 1947 International edition of The col .on Trade Journal — hailed as th e most comprehensive of the annual global editions which have mas cotton trade publishing hist-n for the past 21 years was announced today by Francis G. Hickmtn, editor and 1 publisher. This year's issue is called the "Freedom Number," dedicated to the reservation and extension of democracy and private initiative. The domestic section, preccdi ' by a "Challenge to America." features articles by Secreiiry of commerce Harriman. Secretary of the Treasurer Snyder and Willianj McChesney Martin, jr., chairman of the Export- Ira port Bank. Among other contributors to this section are'Clarence streit, tireless advocate or a world federation of democracies; Arkansas' Sen. J. W. Fulbright; Oscar Johnston president of the National Cotton Council; Dr. Claudius T. Murchinson, president of the C itton Textile Institute, and others Detectives Interrupt Elopement by Airplane CLEVELAND. Oct. r>9. (UP) — The path to romance is a rocky one and no one knows it belter than Betty Jean Baker of Charlotte. N. C., whose elopement by airplane to Seattle, Wnsh., was interupied to<la; by dcctectives. Officers nere sot a win i mil, from Miss. Baker's sister. Mrs- CliiM Host, 29, in Norill Carolina charging the girl with stealing baggage and forging checks. _ Miss Baker, who was o>, Iier way to the coast to marry Navy Seaman Fir.st class Robert \V. Smith. 23. said it wasn't so. "1 didn't forge anv checks to buy my ticket." Betty Jean insisted. "And as for the ba^ag^ sue said I stole, that's my sii!l;ase, not her'.s." i Nevertheless. Betty Jean spent last night in jail here without her trousseau, and she'll probably waive I extradition and return to Charlotte ! to face the l;uv. governments for ii.s "propaganda" methods of recruiting soldiers. He urged tl:e United State* lo halt Its disarmament war with Russia, "restore government to ct- vitinus ami establish n sensible plan for defense." Russell said In K prepared speech here ihat everyone seems to be talking of the possibility of war between Hie United Stales nnd Russia bus thnl actually such a possibility Is "leu remote to influence immediate plans lor the U. H. aimed forces." lie pointed out that Russia has reduced its army from n wartime •slreiiHth of 20,000.000 to less than 4.000.000 and thai she has no navy. "A nation planning to conquer Atom Bombs Outmoded by New Weapons NEW YOHK. Oct. 29. (UP)— Hear, Adin. Ellis M. Zaclin'rlas IRct.l. wiit- h'B In a current Issue of the United Nations World Magazine, Jald today that the United States now has an atomic bomb 50 times more |HW- erful than those dropped In Jupan. Zacliarlns added that other \ve:>- pons also exist which could wipe mil the last vestige ol human, atilmul and vegptnhje life from the earth. "These weapons are belnn manufactured rljhi now." he said. "Tlioy are not an American monoply. Severn! nations are known lo have them'." Zacharla* explained the now terror wcaiwns were of a biological, bacteriological nnd cllnialcoloijkal nature "bearing only slight similarity to conventional urmaincnts of the past and pcrmltllng the wnginu of intercontinental war from Ions distances." Zachaiias said Russia was working on cosmic rays as a military weapon and proceeding with rocket, development; thai Great Britain is proKi-cssiiiR in guided missiles and that the United Slates hn.s a se.-re; bioloeical n-riiumi which he culli'd a "germ proposition which could be sprayed Iroin aim-all or by rockets." Kiirtlicnnurr, lie added."the Icilinl quality of llicsc germ attacks wonlrt remain long after actual use, perhaps lor 1.000 years. the world by force docs not reduce armed forces," lie snld. ^fc A • c^\ rolasl " Totclicvemlsi-r- rub throat, t and with com roa, . ^.,,^ d hack WICKS forting YVAI.OR?: Marriage License* The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday in the office of Miss Elizabeth' Blytho, county clerk; Claud E. Barnett and Miss Freddie Glendecn Honell, both of Leachville. Rohert Lewis and Miss, Savada Garner, both of Leachville. National Guard Officer \ Raps Recruiting Methods CORDELE. Ga,,' Oct. 2fl. (UP)— • Maj. Gen. Henry D. 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