Salt Lake Tribune, January 12, 1949

Salt Lake Tribune

January 12, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Throalh Friday 90 Partly cloudy to cloudy occasional light Details OB 88 SALT IAKE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1949 Claims Hell Keep Post Indicates Accord on Status Quo After Conferring With Truman 11 James Forrestai said Tuesday after talking with Harry S Truman that he wants to remain in the cabinet and expects to do The defense center of many heated disputes over military and foreign made the statement to reporters on leaving the White He did not say whether he discussed the matter with But his emphasis on his desire to stay around seemed to rule out any immediate possibility that he will follow of State George Marshall into There have been persistent re ports that the former Wall Street investment banker would The reports sometimes were linked with predictions of a softened ad ministration policy toward PRICE FIVE CENTS LOVETT SAYS Keep Firm Policy in appointing Dean Aeheson to succeed made it clear that the shift did not indicate any change in this countrys attitude toward the So viet Forrestai has oeen one of the fading exponents within thecab inet of a stay tough with Rus sia He told reporters that ether cabinet ambassa dors and top government expects to submit a routine res ignation before the day Truman is inaugurated for his first full He said he did expect the president to accept Expects to Continue Then you want and expect to continue as secretary of defense a reporter thats Forrestai Then he elaborated in some what humorous saying he ex pects to remain a victim of the Washington He pointed out that it is cus tomary for top government offi cials to submit resignations at the beginning of a new presidential That gives the chief ex ecutive an if he to reshuffle his official Forrestai said he thought his resignation was on the presidents desk right but that it prob ably needs some He said he called on the presi dent to discuss proposed changes in the national security act aimed at increasing the effectiveness of unification of the armed Picture of Forrestai and reporters on page 20 More Hurt In Second Rail Accident least 20 persons were hurt when the Seaboard Airline rail roads New YorktoMiami Orange Blossom special derailed Tuesday night at the isolated community of Bay Lake about 14 miles south west of One person at the scene re ported a Negro waiter named Mil ler was It was the second Orange Blos som special derailment in two Another section of the same train derailed Monday at injuring more than 20 Those hurt in Tuesday nights wreck were taken to two hospitals in Officials there said they couldnt say yet how serious injuries Highway Patrol Florida highway patrol Thomas of the Ocala sta tion was the first state patrolman on the He said ss nearly ns he could see all cars of the 15car train were off the rails and most of them At Seaboard general said his office was informed that the locomotive and 12 of the trains 16 cars left the He said the four rear cars were not de Ambulances and rescue squads had difficulty getting to the wreck They had to travel a little used clay road leading off state highway 33 here and going 14 miles through desolate country to Bay Sent to Scene Patrolmen were sent to the scene from Marion and Polk counties after Leesburg police phoned the state patrol its first news of the wreck a few minutes after 7 A railroad spokesman at Jack sonville said the first Diesel unit of the 15car train remained on the Groveland is about miles northeast of The baggage car caught fire and was partly Four jumped a ditch alongside the track and plunged into a partly submerging in Soviet Would Risk War In Ambition 11 of State Robert Lovett was quoted as saying Tues day that Soviet leaders would go to war whenever they deemed it necessary to attain their commu nistic whenever they felt they could who has resigned ef fective January reported on the general world situation to the senate foreign relations commit Members quoted him as stres sing that Premier Joseph Stalin dominates the 14man Politburo which determines Russian actions at home and Trace Any they said Lovett ex pressed the belief that the Polit buro will take any steps they be Hve necessary to retain their pres ent political including He said that this contrasts with this countrys policy of doing all possible to avoid a resort to arms as a means of settling interna tional The committee had called in Lovett for an uptodate estimate of world conditions on which to base legislative plans looking toward settlement of problems barring the way to universal Lovett is to be succeeded as un dersecretary by James Webb in the State department shift which will bring Dean Acheson in as replacement for ailing George Seen Reputable Witness Chairman Tom Connally said the committee is will ing to hear any reputable witness who asks to testify on the Ache sonWebb While there appears little opposition to Webbs shift from his present budget bureau some Repub licans have been critical of the Acheson Arthur Vandenberg the chief GOP foreign policy however is re ported to have cautioned his col leagues against stirring up a fight which might lessen Achesons use fulness in future international ne One of the chief tasks which will confront provided he is confirmed by the will be completion of negotiations for a north Atlantic defense Lovett has been supervising the monthslong talks with represen tatives of Canada and the five nation western European FlllIn on Pact Lovett was expected to give the foreign relations committee a fillin on the proposed pact since that group must pass on any such Latest word is that the agreement may be ready for sen ate action by In his global summary Tues day committee members said Lovett saw small chance of an early agreement with Russia on the Berlin He toldthem that the airlift will en able occupation forces t remain in the capital in to Lee Firmly Opposes Higher Expansion of State Activities Judging by the Governor Made an Impression Bracken concludes his opening address to the 38th state legislature to outburst of applause led by House Speaker Thomas Asks OneParcel Labor Statute 11 UP Chairman Elbert Thomas of the senate labor committee swung into line Tues day behind the one package approach to writing a new labor He thus just about organ ized labors proposal calling for repeal of the TaftHartley labor management law anda tempo rary returnto the Wagner act before congress considers changes in the Wagner Denying that had been any change in his Thomas clarified his stand at a news He held it after he had met with Clark Clif counsel toPres Harry S of Labor Maurice Conciliation Director Chairman Paul Herzog of the National Labor Re ations and NLRU mem ber Abe At that Thomas asked he administration spokesmen to appoint their best informed labor attorneys to draft an tion He saia the bill he introduced ast week would repeal the Taft Hartley as pledged by the and restore the Wag Butthepro visions of the Wagner act can be amended be fore final action on the bill by Aaked if his position had i changed since a week Thomas o saidit had At that i stand to call for See Page Column 4 WORST IN HISTORY Southern California Buried Under Six Inches of Snow By ASSOCIATED PRESS Winter draped a 1000mile long blanket of ice across the nations midriff Tuesday and buried south ern California under probably the worst snow cover in its And to round out its screwy it kept much of the south east sizzling a heat The ice sheath extended from western Oklahoma to eastern Illi In some areas it blacked out snapped communica tions lines and forced school clos Highway travel was hazard ous throughout the entire As a winter the Los Angeles area looked more like Snow up to six inches deep covered several suburban More than two inches carpeted Pasadenas Colorado where the tournament of roses floral parade staged 4ess than two weeks ago It was snowing again Tuesday with several inches addi tional coming down in foothill sec tions of Los Angeles and Along Foothill Al tadena and Tujunga automobiles were stalled by nearly six inches of Freezing temperatures m the citrus belt brought new damage to the frostbitten fruit and vege table at Sacra state fruit and nut said onthe spot experts believe loss to the citrus crop may be less than The eastbound Union Pacific City of Los Angeles was derailed Monday night when it struck a bull dozer clearing snow drtf ts near Pine Ed McPolin and Senate President Hopkin The address was given to a joint Will Provide S Umbrella For Inauguration 11 air force will provide a sky umbrella of 425 planes for the inauguration parade The inaugural committee said the aerial salute will include a flight of worlds largest bombers Consolidated Vultee The long range bombers have a wing spread of 230 There also will be about 50 jetpro pelled Lockheed Shooting Stars other advanced The committee said that be tween and people will take part in the It will be miles long and will for 2 hours Jet Contracts To Swell Flow of B36V Writes Off Tientsin Lost By HAROLD MILKS 12 government quarters Wednesday Tientsin as lost to the Chinese but a military spokesman said some fighting continued at the great China The spokesman denied knowledge that a ceasefire had other of ficialsources said Tuesday Tientsin is The military spokesman denied also that remnants of Tu Limings trapped in a shrinking pocket southwest of Suchow for had been wiped claimed by the He insisted that Tus troops had broken encirclement were at tempting tofight their way south In the the military spokes man has Com munist successes long after they are verified elsewhere in the gov ernment The words of other government sources indicated Tuesday that Tientsin either has been occupied by the Reds or that surrender termshave 12 reports reaching Shanghai Wednesday insisted that a ceasefire agreement was reached at Tientsin and that the big north China city will be surrendered to the These reports not otherwise identified m the dispatch did not say how but hinted that the surrender would take place al most This could not be confirmed from official The unofficial reports said the surrender agreement provided that government troops at Tientsin be return to their 11 CUP The air force canceled in jet and transport plane contracts Tuesday and announced the money will be used to buy a substantial additional number of B36 Some also will be spent on im provements in B50 The in line with Harry S Trumans fiscal 1950 budget proposals cutting back the air force means that the reduced air force will hereafter put the accent on strategic Air force spokesmen said they now want to build an effective striking force as rapidly as pos sible by bringing the new strategic bombers into operation with min imum Expense of Some The money shift was at the ex of some highly publicized Fiftyone North American B45 jetpropelled light bombers were leaving 139 on order Light bombers are primarily for support of ground Also wiped out were orders for Northrops eightjet B49 flying wingmedium Thirty were to have been built by Consolidated Vultee under subcontract at Fort on a production line already set up adjacent to the B36 t This bomber has dem onstrated a range of 4000 thelongest of any jet Also Canceled Alsocanceled was an order for 118 North American F93 jet improved the sweptback wing jet which the worlds speed Officials of Israel Claim Bevin Offers to Resign o TEL 11 close to the Israeli reportersTues day night they had learned that British Foreign Ernest Bevihhad offered to resignover his policy toward Israel was available immediately from the British These sources said Prime Minister Clement Attlee refused toaccept the which was tendered The who could not be more specifically identi if report iscor rectthenit must be assumed that Bevins hand is consider and hispolicy could be expected to be devel oped Israeli officials charge Bevin with conducting an antiIsrael ho The other aircraft canceled vere 30 Northrop C125 threeen gine assault leaving 23 n and 10 H10 transport leaving that without The air force did not specify many additional sixengine 136 superbombers it could buy ith the funds thus But the number could be con tingent upon how much is spent on the announced intention also to improve B50s and earlv model The air force has two B36 groups operating with probably 40 planes between Britain Says Israel In Plea By ASSOCIATED PRESS Israel appealed to the United Nations Tuesday from what she called Britains menacing atti The Jewish state accused British of fomenting an artificial crisis on the eve of the Rhodes discussions between Egypt and Israel to explore possibilities of restoring peace in the Holy Political developments stem ming from the Palestine conflict boiled on many although the fighting areas alongthe Pales borderremained quiet under A sks Plane Explanation In London critics of British policy in the middle east to demand that Foreign Ernest Bevin how it hap pened that five RAF planes were shotdown by the Israelis the Palestine The British government in an statement said the Pales tine situation gravely threatened the peace of the but it still gave indicationof intention to appeal to the She had indi cated previously her strategy be to pour naval and mili tarystrength into areas within easy reach of Disagree on Location Britains air ministry asserted all five planes were attacked while flying over The Israeli foreign office said formally the air engagements undeniably oc curred above Israeli that the blame for the plane must rest those who them on the in its appeal to the alleged Britain has intervened in the IsraeliEgyptian fighting al though neither British territories nor interests are jn any way Reiterates Vote Pledges At Legislative Session By MALMqiTIST Bracken Lee advocated a firm stand against expan sion of state activities and increased expenditures in first message to the 28th legislature The general objective of his message could be summed up byjnwxrf his own phrases The legislature and the governor must FIRST HOT ISSUE Drink Option Bill Goes To Senators The first batch of bills to hit bhe senate hopper in Utahs 1949 legislative session included one to legalize sale of liquor by the drink on a local option It was accompanied by a com panion measure designed specifi cally to outlaw the socalled locker system of providing drinks in private The bills did not get in early enough to receive a number but will be introduced offi cially when the senate reconvenes Wednesday at 2 One Formal Bill The only bill formally introduced was one to ratify the upper Colo rado river basin It was sponsored by Senate Alonzo Hopkin Woodruff and Mitchell Melich Sponsor of the liquor bills was Rue Clegg Salt whose name was on several of the hot ones in the 1947 Coincident with the presentation of the Clegg asked two of theattorney general 1 Is the socalled and bar system now practiced by non profit corporations in violation of the present law and 2 If the practice is not in violation of the is there any provision in the statute which permits the secre tary of state or the liquor com mission to exercise any discretion in clubs may or may not set up such systems Seeks Court Test As a means of posing the second question in a way that will permit a court Clegg also filed with the secretary of state articles of incorporation for a nonprofit corporation to be known as the Skol It would hardly be his letter to the secretary of state for me to mention the fact that it is our intention to set up a locker and bar save for the fact that your at the direction of the former gover has followed a policy of re questing investigation of appli cant clubs by enforcement division of the liquor commission and obtaining their clearance be f J issuinga Issue Charter I think it is unnecessary for to call your attention to the fact that if the articles for a non profit corporation are properly drawn and under the law you have no alternative but to issue the charter It is my contention that every club in the state with a locker system and bar is breaking the liquor In view of this it is not the intention of our club to take action toward establishing a locker and bar system until the attorney general gives an opinion on the present or until the legislature acts on certain clarifi cation amendments In the meantime I trust that a charter will be issued to our club have the courage and ability to say Much of the address was a re statement of proposals he ad vanced during his campaign for Guam Slaying Suspect Cracks Under Grueling Lie Tests Complete text of Governor Lees Page the such as reorganization of the state road elim ination of the department of pub licity and industrial removal of welfare and liquor politics and avoidance of new or increased Few Surprises But he threw in a few surprises which immediately began stirring up pro and con These included A recommendation that basic budget formula for higher education institutions be repealed and that it be replaced sec tion calling for appropriations based on efficient need and limited by the ability of the state to fi nance That dedicated credits of these institutions be brought un der legislative and executive con trol and that the same financial and budgetary control be exer cised over these institutions as ia exercised over every other func tion of the That serious study be given to advisability of abolishing the juvenile court system and turning its functions over to the regular district Retain Two Boards That the state water and power board be retained but that its proposed projects be submitted for legislative and gubernatorial approval before funds can be com That state welfare institu tions such as the state industrial school and tuberculosis sanatorium be removed from the control of state welfare commission and be placed under nonpartisan boards of capable as they were before former Herbert Maws reorganization program was That the statutes of limita tions for offenses by public offi cials be doubled or The governor reported on what he already had done with the liquor control system but with held recommendations for perma nent changes until his nonoartiaan which held Its first meeting Didnt Mention Labor He made no mention of labor which is expected to be a controversial issue during the Virtually all of his recommen dations were related in some ner to the states fiscal which he held up the 1 problem of this He came out flatly against ear marking state revenues for par ticular stating that this practice encouraged an air of proprietorship and wasteful expendituresto demon strate the need of the earmarked He was brief and to the point on taxes The present tax burden being as it he is my recom mendation that no new or addi tional taxes be imposed upon our did propose that the income Page 1L 11 In the belief they were near a break in the brutal rapemurder of redhaired Ruth government police questioned three Negro enlisted men almost without letup Rear Charles governor of announced that one of the suspects had cracked under lie detector tests and implicated two Pow nall did not but he indicated the other two were denying any part in the First man to wilt under the intense questioning told this police said With two others on the night of 11 he approached the iso lated Agana jade shop where Miss civilian employe of the worked part One of the three drew her from be hind the counter with questions on A second man outside signaled to a third who cut the wires to the shops In the the girlwas knocked carried into the nearby raped and left for Police said the three men were attached to the air force I2th ammunition They withheld their When Miss who was to marry a marine staff ser geant was reported missing an islandwide search was found still breathing in a clump of jungle about 100 yards from the She died 13 without regaining Since authorities questioned literally hundreds of possible Inspector Al bert lie detector expert of the police depart flew here He nar rowed the list from 15 to ;

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