No. 145 (October 5, 1948)
Occupational activities, pp. 22-24 PDF (1.9 MB)
Pre-Cooked Food-Preparation for supplying Berlin with pre-cooked food, to save vital fuel in the blockaded city, is being made in accordance with an extensive study of the possi- bilities by Mr. Mathew H. Highlands of the University of Maine Experi- mental Station. The survey of existing dehydration facilities in the northern states of the Bizonal Area has been completed. Plant capacity to produce dried strip potatoes is considered sufficient to meet the 180-ton daily requirements of this food for Berlin. Details involving prices, prior con- tracts, size and types of packages are being worked out. Prussian Crown Returned-The Prussian crown and 14 snuff boxes, recovered from a hiding place in a North Rhine-Westphalia church, were turned over by CCG(BE) property control officials to Count von Harden- berg, representing Prince Oskar in behalf of the House of Hohenzollern. The valuable items were unearthed Jan. 5, 1946, under a staircase below the vestry of the Kleinen Bremen church near Minden. The snuff boxes had, belonged in Frederick the Great. Prince Oskar claimed the crown was that of the kings of Prussia and had been retained by the Hohenzollern line. Hessian Glass Industry-The world- famous Sudeten German glass Indus- try, uprooted through the expulsion from Czechoslovakia of its artisan workmen after the war, is being rebuilt anew In Hesse. Sudeten experts com- prise 95 percent of the state's glass- worker population, creating one of Hesse's most important businesses. A professional training school will be opened at Bad Homburg in mid-Octo- ber under the direction of Prof. Max Tischer, noted glass authority and vocational teacher, himself a Sudeten expellee. INFORMATION BULLETIN GI Study In Germany-The GI Bill of Rights for veterans of the US armed forces has been extended to provide attendance at approved German uni- versities in the US Zone. These uni- versities are at Marburg, Frankfurt, Wuerzburg, Erlangen and Heidelberg; the technical universities at Darmstadt, Stuttgart and Karlsruhe, and the Stutt- gart Academy of Music. International Sports-Two all-star European football teams will play German teams in Karlsruhe and Stutt- gart on Oct. 10 in the first major international sports events to be held in Germany since the war. Upon invi- tation by the OMGWB Youth and Sports Activities Section, an all-star team from Zurich will meet Stuttgart's best players, while a similar team from Basel will meet Karlsruhe's best. Return matches in Switzerland are slated for sometime before January. Proceeds from the two matches will be donated to the Ruit Youth and Sports Leadership School and will form the foundation of a long-range endow- ment fund. French-Youth Train-A French- sponsored "Youth Train," containing exhibits designed to promote better understanding among the youth of European nations, is touring the US Zone this month. The train of about 15 cars is to visit Stuttgart, Augsburg, Munich, Regensburg, Nuremberg, 22 Wuerzburg, Heidelberg and Fn stopping two or three days place. Exhibits illustrate the tunities offered to French covering the fields of agri electric power, industry, transpi and reconstruction. One car c a small movie theater, in which of France are shown. French are in charge of the exhibits. Political Information-Foui phlets were issued early in Sel in editions ranging from 30 100,000 copies under an MG I for providing political informi the German people. "Der Fall kina" (The Kosenkina Case) I the text of a radio dramatize RIAS, US-controlled radio ste Berlin, and news pictures desperate escape of the school teacher from the Sovi sulate in New York. "Anima' contained a satire by George on life under an authoritarian "Sowjet-Mythos und Wirk] (Soviet Myth and Reality) ci of excerpts from "The Yogi Commissar" by Arthur Koestl wahTe Weltbuehne" (The Rea Stage) exposed the Commun paganda organ "Die Weltt which exploited the name of Carl von Ossietzky, German leader and 1936 winner of thi Peace Prize. "The Real World through excerpts from Ossietzk Communist writings in the original "Die Weltbuehne" w edited, revealed the di attempted upon the German by the present-day purvey totalitarian ideology. JEIA Transactions-More 2,800,000,000 cubic feet of fue year will be sold by two Rud to the- Netherlands under a le contract... Three Hamburg fi to produce $388,000 worth of OCTOBI The section on Occupational Activities is compiled from the Semimonthly Report- of Military Government 98, official announce- ments by MG and affiliated organizations, and public infor- mation offices throughout the US Zone, to give a summary of developments throughout the occupied area of Germany.
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