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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through FrldaT WEATHER Partly cloudy Tuesday continued Details on 10 82 SALT LAKE TUESDAY JANUARY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS 45 Killed in Arkansas Tornado Lee Assumes Utah Helm Before 4000 Other Stale Officers Take Oaths at Solemn Capitol Rites Before one of the largest erowds ever to attend an inaugural in Bracken Lee of Price took the oath of office Monday noon as Utahs ninth governor since He promised that for the next four years I shall dedicate my life to service of the people of and asked for nonpartisan support in giving a efficient ad May I remind you he that although I am your gover this is your 4000 Witness Kites It is estimated that nearly 4000 persons crowded the rotunda of the capitol to witness administra tion of oaths of office to the new and to other state of ficials Justice Eugene as chief justice of the supreme court Roger re elected justice of the court Heber Bennion secretary of state Reese state auditor Ferrell state treasurer Clinton attorney gen and Allen state superintendent of public in The ceremonies took place ac cording to custom in front of supreme court room at the east of the and were in charge of Wallace ad jutant general the Utah na tional The building was decorated appropriately with flags and and national guards men stood at attention holding the colora of the various Lee Leads Parade Promptly at the pro headed by Lee and his marched from the west end of the building through the long aisle to the marble stairway leading to the as the National guard band played Hail to the Also on the dais were the wives of the new and a number of church and civic West opened the cere monies and the invocation was of fered by Very Robert rector of the Catholic Cathedral of the Lee then stepped forward and in clear tones repeated the oath of office after Justice Mc who ended his term as chief justice of the high National Anthem Flayed The band played the Star Spangled after which every one stood silently while a 19gun salute to the new gover nor was fired by the 653rd Field Artillery observation stationed back of the building and commanded by Harry Ho At the same planes of the 191st Fighter com manded by Alma flew over the Justice McDonough then ad ministered the oath of chief just tice to Justice and he in turn administered the oaths to all other newlyelected After each one received the See Page Column 3 SIDELIGHTS Mabey Maw Absent Only living exgovernor to at tend Mondays inauguration cere mony was Charles of Salt Lake Mabey also Is the last Republican governor to His administration ran from Court Upholds PROJECT Herbert Maw was re ported in Ogdcn Monday on busi Bracken his wife a spent their first night in the governors 603 South Monday Lee and Jon will return to their home in Price Tuesday to finish packing and then return to Salt Lake Jon will enroll in the eighth grade at Bryant junior high school in Salt Lake manager of the lunch room at the state cap said Monday was the biggest day weve had in the six years I have been Cardall it would be quite all right with her if inaugurations were Mia Takes Over as States Ninth Chief Executive office office dmv Bracken takes oath i Stans ninth Oailfadministered by Roger as chief justice ofsupreme Lee is upper Closed Shop Ban by States 3 The supreme courtruled that states can outlaw the closed labor attorneys interpreted the decision as uphold state on types of union security The court upheld rulings by three states which ban discrimina tion in employment against any worker because he is not a mem ber of a Thirteen other states have adopted somewhat similar some by stitutional amendment and others by act of the Arguments in the case were de voted primarily to the closed shop under which a man can not be hired unless he belongs to a Union Spokesmen Attorneys for the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization they believe the state en actments which were upheld also prohibit the so called union shop and maintenance of Directly at issue were an act passed by the North Carolina leg islature in 1947 and amendments to the constitutions of Nebraska and Arizona adopted in The North Carolina act makes illegal any agreement under which union membership is made a con dition of employment or continua tion of Union attorneys said this phrase in addition to the closed these forms of union se curity Xew Workers The union under which new workers agree to join the union within a fixed The fed eral TaftHartley act permits the union shop where a majority of workers vote for Maintenance of under which workers designate at the start of a new contract period whether they wish to belong to the If they elect to do they must continue as members throughout the life of the acid of the Garfield intosulphuric Utah Plant Maps Expansion By WOX LINDLEY Tribune Business Editor A T a ter tnen will be introduced to industrial imnortanop nf increase greatly sulphuric transform the sulphur trioxide Mr OConnor no Chemical was an The present plant already is sugar factories and fertilizer man expected to be powerful on that nounced Monday by J OCon 200 tonsof acid ufacturing plants are heavy users committee and in coalition with president Production schedules for the new of the The former Kalunite stood a good chance A plant havenot been nlnnt af T of blocking Dart of the Truman The undertakingwill have as second objective elimination of further trouble from smelter he said The construction ex pected to be completed in two will involve an addition to the present acid installa tion of a cottrell treater and a Fumes from the smelting plant will pass through the cottrell an electric precipitator which re moves The remaining gas will contain about 5 sulphur di In the treating su me jus m ule mwaiu Winston The anticlosed shop section of Churchill coined the phrase sulky the TaftHartley law was not dihnvmht inw WttH UUL boycott when he demanded on rectly The courts 10 that Britain accord recog is expected to be nition to the young Jewish state widely quoted in the impending deThe British ambassador in bates in congress on repeal of that Sir Oliver made and then canceled an ap The closed shop ban has been poihtment with Harry S Tru generally regarded as likely to be man There was no ex dropped or substantially modified planation from the White House when congress considers Pres for the envoys No new See Page Columns appointment was phur dioxide will be heated ground level sufficient to cause with the aid of a catalytic any changed to sulphur Wa Turning to a discussion of the sulphur trioxide Mr OConnor pointed out plant have not been Study Acid Market Studv Acid Market uy laano f i j y MarKM is expected to be an 0 leaders had announced Marketing of the a basic important consumer of acid nro Sundav they would fight any rub ern in many industrial duced by the new unit Der stamp legislative demands by exected to be arran MrTruman and had invite Threatens Israel Source Claims 3 respon sible source said Monday the Unit ed States has told Israel she faces the loss of American diplomatic recognition if Jewish troops invade neighboring Arab The who declined to be said the surprise American move came after British officials warned that Britain might be drawn into the middle east rareiy wui mere be conflict as an active military ally concentration of smoke at of the Arab A embassy spokesman said he could not comment officially on the The State department in Washington declined to give either confirmation An Israeli foreign office spokes man in Tel Aviv said the British government appears to be maneu vering its sulky boycott of Israel toward actual Winston is expected to be arranged with out in addition to holding the presidency of Garfield is general manager of the Utah American Smelting and Refining The smelting firm and Kennecott Cop per are equal owners of Gar field The smelter is lo cated onefourth mile west of Gar field of the facili ties will start as soon as engineer ingdetails have been OConnor When the project is any sulphur gases which cannot be converted into acid will charged at high temperatures from the taller stacks in the can yon behind the smelter and thereby assure the most favorable he Will Abandon Stack The old converter which has been a principal cause of will be It has been he that if smelter smoke is charged at high temperatures from high such a favorable dispersion of the gases will re sult that only rarely will there be It is estimated that 60 of the J I ine test developed in the first needed in a well integrated Indus hour as the Democratic controlled aevfilnnmpnr Told Victory By Jews Would Aid Communism 3 UP diplomats have warned the United States in recent se cret conferences that Israeli victories in Palestine threatened to open up the entire middle east to informed sources said Responsible diplomatic quar ters said British Ambassador Sir Oliver Franks expressed the gravest concern in a meeting Friday with acting State Robert that steel oil plant at Salt Lake now owned by Idaho JUU1U JIUL Sulphuric is one of the most essential material trial House Ballots To Curb Rules Group Assures Green Light For Presidents Legislative Program 3 Harry S Truman won a big victory on the first day of the 81st congress when the house smashed Monday the power of its rules committee to block the Truman A 275 to 142 vote curbed the authority of this traffic cop which historically has determined which bills shall go to the house for a vote and which shall languish in The effect of the vote was to remove a big potential obstacle to the Tru man program of social and labor In the Republican leaders sought in vain to build a Republi canDemocrat coalition big enough to block the change in the rules committees Some Demo notably from the did line up against the change but some Republicans voted for 225 Democrats The net result was that 225 49 Republicans and one AmericanLaborite favored the Against it were 111 Re publicans and 31 Up to the rules committee could sit on a bill and the only way to pry it loose was a cumbersome procedure involving the signatures of 218 members of the a majority of the whole The new rule provides that if the committee fails to act on a meas ure within 21 calendar a sim plified method of getting the bill out can be put Speaker Sam Rayburn who went down the line for the Roosevelt new can recognize the chairman of the leg islative committee which handled Hundreds Hurt In Twisters Wild Rampage 3 tremendous tornado whirled out of northwest Louisiana into southeast Arkansas killing 45 most of them in this bustling lumber Warrens chief of said there were 37 known dead in this wrecked The death toll may be Frazer of Pine a partner in a Warren funeral said 40 bodies had been Elsewhere in its damaging 100mile rush across the rugged the tornado killed eight The brunt of the housecrushing twister was centered in che southwestern a main residential A strip of the town a mile long and a halfmile wide was wiped In the eerie darkness of this horrible only splinters were piled up where a few hours before had stood rows of neat little Lyon said he but did not the tornados The early evening was aa dark as the blackest Lyon and it sounded like a bunch of freight armarecvlve to bring the bill to for a Then the by a simple majority of those would decide to approve the motion or White House Ideas The chairman of most legislative committees are expected to be pretty much in tune with the ideas of the White But the ad ministration was not so sure about the membership of the rules com Due to southerners are program egislative demands by i and had invited Dixie A number of dead could not override the Truman The test developed in the first See Page Column 7 MURRAY IN HIGH Thomas Advises Low Gear In Repeal of Labor Act 3 Senate labor committee Democrats differed Monday over whether to speed hearings on repeal of the TaftHartley law or wait a month or Elbert Thomas who will head the commit tee in the new told a re porter he still believes the group should go slow on labor But Ames Murray said in a separate inter view that hearings on repeal and a substitute for the TaftHartley measure ought to get started right The people made it clear in the election that they want the law Murray There is no excuse for The matter rates a 1 priority over all other committee Murray said the law has caused enough damage and should be taken off the books as soon aa pos He was one of the leaders of the fight against it in the 80th con It was passed over Harry S Trumans Thomas opposed the and he wants it repealed in favor of a substitute based onthe old Wagner But the Utah senator said it would be a mistake to act It should be a studied procedure with rather extensive Thomas But even before the committee starts TaftHartley Thomas wants to tackle a batch of other He noted that the senate passed an education bill last session which died in the Envoy Truman Split On Red Discord 3 Harry S Tru man and his ambassador to Rus Walter Bedell apparently do not agree on whether there has been a split in Stalins inner Smith said Monday a cleavage in the Soviet politburo is a little be yond my Truman said recently that certain Russian leaders would like closer understanding with Violent Storm Leaves 90 Europe Dead 3 least 90 persons died and several hundred were injured as a direct result of the violent storms which plagued western Europe over the New Year week torrential rains and gales caused land slides and property damage esti mated in millions of France and Italy were the worst The freak weather sent the Thames over its raised a waterspout in the Eng lish blew hundredmile anhour winds through the Eiffel and dumped cloudbursts in northern 3 Scores Hurt Thames burst Oxford and Wirtdsprjr valley resi dents inthe lowlying regions pre pared to move their furniture and household belongings to high er ground as melting snow and continuing rain raised a serious threat that the disastrous floods of the winter of 194647 would be Three were reported dead in Britain and scores injured in auto mobile accidents caused by the icy roads and In 30 persons died and there was more than worth of damage by unofficial estimates as the storm Seventeen football players drowned Sunday when a speeding bus careened off a slippery road rear Rennes in west France and plunged into a All hope was abandoned for 11 seamen of a French trawler which was lost off the west coast near Laurent Saturday Only one crew member was 17 Drown Off Spain Seventeen Norwegians were drowned off the northwest coast of Spain when the yacht Thalassa foundered near Bayona New Years In wind and floods caused damage estimated at over and took a toll of 25 At least 100 persons were injured in weather Nine persons were killed and 24 injured when their bus jolted down a 930 foot ravine near Trento in northern Fifteen other persons were killed in auto acci dents on the treacherous In 16 persons died in shipping accidents along the gale whipped Danish Fourteen drowned in the Kattegat gulf off the east coast when the motor vessel Fame sank New Years and two drowned in a small boat off northern Belgium and the Netherlands reported strong winds and vary ing but no and the coun tries to the east were not Nine Persons Drown At Buenos Aires BUENOS 3 least nine per sons were drowned and hundreds more narrowly escaped death Sun day when a sudden shift in the wind caused a strong offshore cur rent to sweep Buenos Aires crowded Plate river The beaches were packed with refugees from the intense hu midity and 95degree heat which baked the city The drown estimated as high as 12 by some occurred at the municipal beach in suburban The Red Cross gave first aid treatment to more than 250 per sons rescued after swept away by the sudden trains rollin and there was black smoke ahead of it I didnt know what to When the fury had Lyon sat down to his evening1 A block his neigh bors homes were ruined and peo ple were screaming for help and Minutes the Impact of the tragedy struck him when someone half of the town has been blown Twister Levels Poles and trees were Moving in national armed and battle took Road blocks were set up at all approaches to keep out thousands of Dazed townspeople said there were several small fires tornados but no major out Jess field director of the Red reported at 10 GST that 34 persons were dead in Warren and 275 or more were Reports from El 40 miles to the said four were killed Only two were and Near Haynesville A 18monthsold Bobby was killed by a tornado which dipped down near An unidentified Negro was a vic tim the storm at La not far from Almost on a straight linefrom on the Louisiana Arkansas the twister roared northeastward for approxi mately 100 leveling timber and residences and ripping down communication A late Red Cross report said it extended as far northeast into Arkansas as 45 miles above The Red Cross said two persons were injured fatally Lewis a Red Cross worker in said special icue teams were scouring through the wreckage of this city See Page Column 6 Truman Calls On Rayburn 3 Harry S Truman slipped out of the White House Monday aft ernoon and went to the capitol for a talk with Sam Rayburn of Democratic speaker of the new Rayburns forces had justwon a smashing victory for the admin istration by revising the house rules to ease the way for the presidents legislative The White House called the pres idents visit a social call on Speaker Eben assistant White House Thats all there to Truman went to an out of the way private office of Speaker Rayburn on the first floor of the A bevy of secret service men ac companied him and stood guard outside the A few minutes after the presi dent Tom Clark and Stuart Syming ton of the air forces joined the Asked by reporters If It was a cabinet Clark laid a meeting of the board of   

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