The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1950 · Page 5
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British Say 300,000 /Slaves' of Soviets Mine Uranium Ore BHUJN, Aug. J4. C*>)—The British charged today that 300,000 German "slave" laborer* under t "communist whiplash ire mining uranium or »—««enc* of itomk bomb*—night «nd day in East Germany "for *h« icle benefit ot the Russian war machine.' ,4 ' "Millions of tons of German ura-4> l^itum ore" for the Soviet if being • Produced in "Uttle Siberia" prison . camp conditions, said a report by British Control Commission authorities. Unskilled, Impressed labor is paid less than |2 weekly, it was said. Detailing the "frantic" 24-hour»-day operations' inside barbed-wire enclosed shafts, the British statement observed: "The only beneficiaries of this extravagant drive are the Russians. The East German economy gets nothing out of It, but is even disrupted by the inexhaustible demands. "It can only be concluded that the Russians are in urgent need of. uranium for purposes other than peaceful reconstruction." The British report commented that this compaign "supplies Soviet Russia with the essence of the atom bomb which they so vociferously condemn." The report noted: Five thousand NKVD (secret police) agents are on the staff of the Russian-controlled Wlsmuth A. G. monopoly which operates the uranium mines- In East Germany. Extreme security is maintained, to the extent that East Germans having relatives in the Western Zone no longer lire permitted Into the mines. The all-powerful Wismuth has Immunity from all German courts, with i^ite and death power over' miners. Authority over all public and private property, and all the East German funds it needs. Labor Conscripted The "slave" labor is conscripted In various ways, according to the British report. German Red party leaders fill the corporation's manpower demands. The miners are culled from criminals and political opponents, or simply shanghaied. In other fields workers are laid oft, then tapped for the uranium work- Ings. Their food ration cards are taken away if they refuse, the British analysis said. Males 17 to 50 years old are draft-, ed. Women workers range from 18 to.&5. Included in the uranium labor force ire a few "volunteer" blue- shirt .German Communists under > 17 years of age. The British report said mothers "also have been put to work In the pita, barred from visiting their, children except under special permission. "Squalid living conditions and meager pay are said to be the rule. The average wage of the unskilled uranium laborer i* reported to be less than 18 a month. So-called jjtllte" workers .get up to »56 ^Fonthly. Many miners suffer from the occupational disease of lung cancer. Russian doctors rule laborers able to continue to work if they are only half-disabled, said the British report, adding: "Hospitals are full of miners who have either sustained injuries or fallen ill." The fish that th* Indians showed the pilgrims how to use i as fertilizer was menhaden. Senate Likely To Add New Profits Levy Locomotive Blast Kills Crewmen BATAVIA, O., Aug. 24. <Jf}— Two tnen died, windows In nearby homes were shattered and railroad tracks were ripped up by the explosion of » Norfolk & Western Railroad freight locomotive near ,here last night. Dead are Cirl D. Clark of Portsmouth, O., the engineer of the train and R. D. Aldred, also of Portsmouth, O., the fireman. Their mangled bodies were blown several hundred feet. It toolc approximately an hour for rescuers to find the bodies. Piul Keyes of South Shore, Ky.. the brakeman, was blown from a cupola atop the coal tender but escaped with only a sprained ankle ELYTHEVTLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ;—• __ German Chancellor Asks For Immediate Arms Aid WASHINGTON, Aug. 24. WJ-A top administration leader said yesterday the Senate Is likely to add a W.500.000,000-plus corporation excess profits tax to the $5,000,000.000 tax- boosting bill. But Chairman George <D-Oa) of the Senate Finance Committee told newsmen he does not think so. Senate tax defeat is set to begin tomorrow. It may be a slam-bang affair. In a late move that may attract some new support Senator o'Ma- hor.ey (D-Wyo) softened his excess profits proposal to make the top tax 85 per cent, instead of 100. on highest corporation earnings that exceed "normal" profits. If the excess proms levy cnrries. the bil! Is expected to yield $8.500.000,000 or more 'a year, instead of the $5.000,000.000 President Truman osked as a "first installment" on paying for the Korean war and America's surging defense program. A -bill substantially in line with Mr.- Truman's : recommendations was approved unanimously .yesterday by the Senate Finance Commit ee, and goes to the senate floor with bipartisan backing. It would put about $3,000,000,000 of new taxes on Individual Incomes, another $1,500.000,000 on would gather plugging tax law loopholes. Spying Suspect To Be Arraigned NEW YORK. Aug. 24. W— Morton ' Sobell, 33-year-old radar expert accused of spying for Russia, will be arraigned today on a charge of violating the espionage »ct: S6be;l was brought here by plane last night from Houston, Tex. He spent the night at Manhattan's federal house of detention. Arrested last week by Mexican authorities In Mexico City, he was turned over to FBI agents in Laredo. Tex.. Friday. BONN. Germany, Aug. 24. (/pj— Chancellor Konrad Adenauer yesterday repeated his demands thul West Germany immediately be allowed an armed police force and that the western allies send more; troops to Germany. 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P r° e ( ° rc1e -' d °"'M»°(. give any specific figure or his Mil it a defense force," he urged proposed force Diplomatic sources newsmen-strong enough to gllnr . in London yesterday °a « he sought Bo-m rcuubno Sm "'' ty * ""' 65 - 00( > ™en.and r>.sLd That OnUed _u^rcpm)iic. s ,a tes forces ^ WMtei . n Germany Nof« to Hoarders — PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 24. VTt- Hercs a brief story that should discourage potential sugar hoard- Four ships arrived at the port of Philadelphia yesterday carrying 32,000.000 pounds of sugar. Hainan Island, o(f China, is about twice the size ol New Jersey. be Increased to a total of 10 armored divisions.. Adenauer answered questions by saying the force should be big enough to match the heavily armed "people's police" in East Germany, lately reported to number more than 80.000 men armed with artillery and tanks, other estimates of the east zone force range to 200,000, If patrolmen and administrators are counted. Mo-Pac Denied Court Order MALVERN. Ark., Aug. 24. <?}- Chanccllor Sam Garrett has denied the Missouri-Pacific railroad a permenant injunction which sought removal of pickets from its tracks leading into (he strikebound Acme Brick Company's Perla plant- here. The railroad sought the Injunction after union train crews refused to cross picket lines of the United Brick and Clay workers local 602 APL which struck the big Acme plant last May. Supervisor and non-union em- ployes of Acme brick have been unloading trains moving Into the plant. Some 250 employes of the company walked out in a wage-working conditions dispute May 4. .The plant has been operate* with the non-union employes sine* that data. Earlier this month, circuit Judge Roy Danuser had refused to grint the railroad a temporary Injunction forbidding picketing of the trick- entrance to the plant. FARM LOANS LMCT.TW Cales Wiggs Co. REALTORS Phone 2751 A.tal%orHt4 Martgttft t ntm Solicitor tar THS PRUDENTIAL INSUIANCf COWAN? 01 AMtdlCA Saturday Only! 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