RUSSIA: Balkhazhstrov Conserved

Not to be confused with Clara Zetkin, the withered, tottering "Mother of German Communism." is Zara Witkin of Los Angeles, the smooth, upstanding designer of the Hollywood Bowl.

In Moscow last week Civil Engineer Witkin achieved even greater eminence, was appointed "Chief Rationalizer of Soviet Construction."

That "rationalization" (sternly applied coordination) is a crying need in Russia. every Russian knows. Horrible-example-of-last-week was an official announcement in the Government organ Za Industri-alizatsia! ("For Industrialization!") that the "World's Largest Copper Plant" on the shores of Lake Balkhazh (2,000 mi....

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