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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intennonntain Network Station KALL Monday Through b WEATHER Mostly cloudy Tuesday few snow Details on Page 14 96 SALT LAKE TUESDAY JANUARY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Bill Urges Mandatory Biennial Grand Jury Measure Would Affect Only Other Action Asks Pay Boosts By MALMQUIST Calling of a grand jury in Salt Lake county every two years would be made mandatory by enactment of a bill introduced into the Utah senate Mitchell Melich The designed to the constitutional amendment approved by the electorate in was one of 15 received during the day by the Other new legislative proposals would Require the liquor control commission to remove stores or agencies from municipalities or designated areas upon petition of more than 50 of the Hike Worker Increase workmens compensa tion benefits by almost 60 and extend coverage to employers of one or more Increase salaries of state elec tive supreme court and district court judges and members or state The grand jury bill would re quire the summoningof a grand jury in the odd numbered by a precedentshattering 67 and I beginning in in counties with measure to greatly liberalize a population of more than Welfare Grant Hike of 67 Asked in Bill By RICHARD SQUIRES A bill to increase welfare grants Utahs occupational disease com pensation act were submitted to house aids Monday preparatory to formal introduction Tuesday when lawmakers reconvene at The house also received 34 bills including a measure to outlaw discrimination in employment be cause of race or religious belief a series of bills setting up qualifi cations and defining illegal prac tices of optometrists and another handful of measures amending Utahs fish and game After Adjournment Both the welfare and occupa tional disease law were tossed into the house hopper after adjourn The welfare tentative ly numbered HE was signed by Sidney Elswood Jack and Wil liam Salt Lake Demo All are members of the house public welfare would raise maximum grants from to for one person cases from to for twoperson cases from to for threeperson and permit the welfare board to add instead of for each addi tional It would increase the overall maximum grant from to per Added Appropriation In addition to increasing the the bill carries an appro priation of to be added to welfare funds already appropri ated for the current fiscal years assistance The welfare commission had not computed the effect of the in creased maximums on budget esti mates but it was believed that their would increase assistance expenditures by about per The occupational disease HB is a labor sponsored meas ure introduced by Frank Bonacci Phyl Justin Stewart and Harry Salt Lake Dem It seeks to boost disease dis ability payments from their pres ent maximum per week to per week with an extra 5 allowance for each dependent up to In cases of total the benefits would be for life of Extensive Amendments In addition to upping monetary makes extensive amendments to the body of the present law including one to ex pand its provisions to include em ployers of one At pres ent the law applies only to em ployers of three or more Another major amendment would change the definition of dis ablement from unable to perform any work as at present to un able to perform the work required in the pursuit of ones regular It also would delete resident re quirements for compensation for See Page Column 5 Light Acheson Block Seen 17 UP GOP Leader Kenneth Wherry said Monday night he ex pects very little if any GOP op position to confirmation of Dean Acheson as secretary of state His statement came after the senate foreign relations committee pronounced Acheson exceptional ly well qualified to direct strategy in the cold war against I dont know of anyone at present who is going to oppose him on our the Nebraska senator told a reporter on return ing here from making a New York Inasmuch as Salt Lake is the only county exceeding that population figure it would be the only one directly 90Day Time Limit In other grand juries could be summoned when public interest demanded The biennial mandatory festure was limited to Sait Lake because it is the seat of state The bill also would limit the time a grand jury could sit to 90 I Prior to adoption of the con stitutional amendment in the last a grand jury could be called anywhere in the state only in the opinioft of the district public interest demanded such The workmens one of organized labors Icj islative objectives for this would increase the maximum weekly benefit from to plus 5 for each dependent up to extend the coverage to em ployers one workman pres ent it covers those with three or more employes and require pay ment of benefits to permanently disabled beneficiaries for life the payments now are limited to six Salary Increases The salary introduced by would make the fol lowing increases from to 000 per year secretary of state from to treasurer and from to at torney general and state superin tendent of public from to supreme court from to district from to See Page Column 5 Bloc in Senate Would Limit Representation On the theory that the best de fense is an Utah senators representing s m a 11 population counties have prepared some legis lative reapportionment proposals of their A joint which prob ably will be introduced proposes a constitutional amend ment to give each county one sen and only regardless of Its sponsors will in clude Senate Alonzo Hop kin Woodruff and Or rice McShane Answer to Clamor The proposal is apparently the answer of smallcounty legislators to the clamor for reapportionment from Salt Weber and other counties whose influence in the legislative body would be en hanced by reapportionment on a population The backers of the onesenator percounty idea will argue that it is strictly in line with the pat tern of which gives each state two senators in the na tional congress regardless of popu lation or Seek Defensive Position From the practical they would be willing to let the large counties control the house if they could control the For that would place them in a strong defensive The constitution now provides that legislative representation be apportioned in accordance with a which means The present statutory ratios are one representative for each population or major fraction there with each county to have at least and one senator for each or major fraction Herders Help Woolies Huddled in Gully Get Food Huddled in a these Millard county sheep look like ants from j Allen and his son Lavon provide only food for the Nearby cedar whose limbs are being stripped by Rex starving Photo by Van TribuneTelegram BLIZZARD TOLL Sheep Lying Down to Die By ROBERT BLAIR Millard 17 red ants in sidewalk the more than Millard 17 hungry sheep isolated west of hA rotary Plows be iT Efti are cringing in gullies and standing dumbly in long lines or quietly lying down to The worst winter in west cen tral Utahs history is beginning to exact its And the toll will be From the the vast expanse of the west desert is a picture of utter Sheep appear on the gray horizon as thin On closer they become dirty animals caught in a situation with which they cannot So they just stand and The sheep do not wait Their herders also keep the In little wheeled camps they are sitting out the big In many instances the trucks which two weeks ago brought them to the remote camp site are snowed in over the But the herders remain with their determined they stoically guard the val uable Up and down highways and side roads in the region are stalled trucks and road clearing equip Loss of Million Threaten Sevier Storm Area Stockmen thousands of starving sheep on snowladen Sevier livestock men of the area predicted their losses In the i7dayold blizzard would exceed Elsewhere in where near ly animals are periled by snowblocked heavy losses also were With good fortune and no fur ther drifting or new offi cials expected to reach the first sheep camp sometime the situation will re main critical for at least 10 explained district ATTLEES PAT Laborites Ask Bevin Ouster 17 grow ing movement within the Labor party to force Ernest Bevins res ignation as foreign secretary was Monday as the British Some contain drivers who cabinet debated his controversial know what it is like tospend a night on the desert with the mer cury at minus Such a night was At least three road commission employes sat it out iri their trucks near Chalk about 25 miles west of forlorn trailer many loaded with hay which never reached its stand bed deep along the thin impres sion in the The impression is highway It is difficult torealize the ab There were conflicting accounts as to the amount of cabinet back ing Bevin It seems that Prime Minister Clement Attlee personally will back him to the Sources within the party said at least three cabinet ministers Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir Stafford Air Minister Arthur Henderson and Health Minister Aneurin have ex pressed opposition to various as pect bleakness of this snow pects of the foreign secretarys trusted views on the Middle bureau of land manage district Sundays minus 20 temperatures and continued cold Monday plicated rescue operations and in creased danger to But for the first time in 10 days winds died down and drifting And as and local agencies battled to get hay to the price of the fastdimin ishing feed continued to soar in Delta and nearby In the past week hay has jumped from per ton to and Jumping Off Place This busy community on the deserts eastern edge was the jumping off place Monday for an allout joint effort to reach some sheep isolated west and north of For more than a huge topheavy with baled hay and concentrates have been parked on the towns snowcrusted They are scheduled to move west on highway 6 and north to Joy early 37 trucks were rotary plows cut through some 40 miles of drifted highways north and directing the rescue said he expected to give the signal that would start trucks rolling about 10 who are anticipating a 20 admitted this figure was conserva gray skies move into the valley Monday and there was fear that another heavy snow was on its It generally was conceded another storm would be Others Face Losses Stockmen in district 10 esti mated some head would die before spring as a direct result Rita Unveil Marriage Plans 17 UP Aly and Rita Hayworth directed their road show romance toward the altar Monday by an nouncing they would marry as soon as he divorces his current The redheaded Hollywood ac tress then will become an authentic the daughter inlaw of the worlds riches the Aga and her person will assume a semisacred aura in the eyes of the millions of devout Ascent Into Royalty Her ascent into Indian royalty will be with the full approval of the his eldest son and heir The Khan saw her twice last week and The announcement was made in typewritten state ments in English and French which the prince personally handed out to the press in the living room of his palatial Ritas statement was confirma tory of the princes which bristled with indignation because of the in terest which had been shown in the romance that has extended for months from France to California to Mexico to Cuba to Ireland to Moslem Divorces Hinge on Three Easiest Phrases 17 UP LeadingMoslems in Britain de clared Monday that Prince Aly as a Moslem can remarry under Islamic law with or without a divorce from his present Moslems have the worlds easiest divorce All a Mos lem husband has to do is say that he doesnt love his wife any If at the end of three months reconciliation proves impossible the husband merely says I divorce I divorce I divorce After he says it the third time the di vorce has taken place and is registered with Moslem England to France to Switzerland and back to France Criticizes Press Gossip Despite his how the prince had drinks served to his reportorial guests and affably answered I have hitherto refrained from making any comment upon the un informed and often scurrilous and vicious reports which recently ap peared in some sections of the press in connection with my do mestic I should now like it to be made known that by mutual consent my wife and I have lived apart for over three years that appropriate proceedings have been in progress for nearly a year and that imme diately these proceedings termi nate steps will be taken to remedy the position which appears to have provided material for these press comments complained I am going to marry Miss Hay worth as soon as I am free to do In these circumstances I hope that my private affairs will be treated with the consideration which is usually extended to the See Page Column 3 of the At present market value loss would be out loss cauSfsT easily would equal this He said that as a result of the storm there would be considerable shrinking in wool lambing and an increase in injuries from natu Sheepmen were not the only ones facing losses in this Russel Millard coun said his 200 head of cattle in the Ibex 70 miles south west of would suffer great loss unless they received food im Styler flew over his cattle More than 100 truck drivers and helpers have been marking time in Delta for from tvvo to 10 Hotels are jammed to capacity See Page Columns B29 Rams Hill In Kills 20 Fliers 17 American B29 Superfortress crashed in this des olate section of Argyllshire Mon day and police said all 20 air force men aboard were Eleven bodies had been removed from the wreckage in isolated Succoth Glen by nightfall when search crews stopped work until They said they found no In a spokesman for the headquarters said until all bodies have been re covered we continue to hold a faint hope that there may be survivors who parachuted and be came lost in the difficult country Bomber Going Home The which had been attached to the 301st bomb group stationed at Scampton Lin was en route home to the states via The groups home base is Smoky Hill The superfort was carrying 11 crewman and nine ground force men and their Two ships took off together for on the first leg of the journey but one turned back because of bad Hugh who accom panied a rescue said mu tilated bodies were strewn among the wreckage on the and we searched about to see if there were any but found Hulk Still Burning Campbell told the British Press that the wreckage was still burning when he and two others reached the It took rescue workers two hours to reach the wrecked The crash was near Strachur in wild hunting country northwest of Rain and low hanging mists blanketed the whole Red Indictees Hit Police Guard As Intimidation Harangue at Trial GetNew JudgeRefusal NEW 17 nations 12 top Communists went on trial Monday and spent all of the first day charging they were being subjected to a police trial in an atmosphere of martial They are accused of working for the forcible overthrow of the For six hours from the time the T A 1 Iranian Asks For Power To Reshuffle case was called in federal court at EST until adjourn defense counsel hurled ac cusation after accusation at the way the case was being Their characterizations included j a Hitler trial and another Scottsboro Hits Police Detail The Communists heaviest guns were levelled at the police detail of 400 men assigned to the court house at Foley square and the sur rounding It was the largest such detail ever called to a court case Presence of the the de fense constitutd an armed They said the pur pose was to poison the minds of the prospective jurors and intimi date them and their To the latter Judge Harold declared Thats the most absurd thing Ive ever heard You gentlemen dont act as though youre in Defense counsel entered motion after motion to have the detail Medina denied each They vainly sought to have the court postpone the proceedings for 90 grant a bill of par ticulars and that Medina disqual ify himself on grounds of prej While the legal battle was being fought in the many persons who had been lolling on park benches in the warm sun the building got up and began marching up and Soon the line had about 300 all parading None carried placards or They marched for about an hour and then broke up into little Assistant Chief Inspector Frank Fristensky said the reason for the large police detail was that the Daily Worker Communist party paper has been building this thing up for Protecting Property We are in charge of protecting life and keeping the streets clear for unobstructed use of pedestrians and to keep vehic ular traffic he The first such proceeding against Communist party mem bers in the history of the United got under way at The defense moved for a 90day postponement of the oftdelayed Judge Medina denied the Then the bat tle over the police In defense counsel presented three motions to the the last that Medina disqualify himself on the grounds of Medina refused to The who compose the national board of the Ameri can Communist are specif ically charged with conspiracy to organize a party advocating over thrown of the government by force and They were indicted by a federal grand jury last July 20 during a lengthy investigation of alleged subversive activities and Commu nist The all free in bail face a possible maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and 17 Harry S Truman asked Mon day for the right to shake up the executive branch of Quickly a bipartisan move started to let him have but Robert Taft urge2 Truman asked the law makers To restore the power to over haul the government that was held by the president tmporarily under 1939 and 1945 He wants it made To make no The previous law barred the president from touching a number of To keep the veto power in This means that Trman would lay any reorgani zation plan before the If they didnt approve they would have 60 days to kill Truman Proposal Trumans proposal followed similar recommendations by Chair man Herbert Hoover of the com mission on government reorgani The former president wrote congress last week that a reshuffling of the most gigantic business on earth is badly He also said that to get results there should be no exempted Trumans message prompted immediate introduction of a bill by Chairman John McClellan of the senate executive expenditures committee to give him broad It was sponsored by three other Democrats as well as Joseph McCarthy of Re publican spokesman on that com George Aiken former told a re porter he agrees with the Hoover In the Speaker Sam Ray burn told reporters he expects the presidents plan to have no trouble But Taft said the reorganization request will be studied Friday by the senate Republican policy com which Taft It ought to be very carefully examined by congress because of the tremendous powers Taft told a We dont want to give the president author ity to to change the powers of bureaus set up by con Bills Provisions McClellan said in a statement that under the bill Truman may submit to congress plans to or coordi nate any agencies or functions of the executive branch and may also abolish In such plans may authorize any officer to delegate any of hie Some of the provisions may be said whose committee is expected to handle the Air Officer Admits Gets 25 Fine NEW 17 handsome former air force lieutenant admitted nonchalantly Monday in federal court that he Luxury Liier Lost With 29 Aboard Flying Caribbean NEW 17 UP A British South American Air lines plane with 13 passengers and a crew of seven aboard is missing on a flight over the the coast guard re ported In an airline official said the fourengined bound from London to might have carried 22 passengers and seven crew The luxury the Star took off from Bermuda at Monday for a five hour and 12minute flight to was guilty of In the an nals of American few if any citizens have ever before pleaded guilty to Martin of Floris confessed with an arro gant knowing that he faced a possible death He was sentenced to 25 years in prison and fined calmly told how he de serted his post in India in the fall of hitchhiked by air to stole a P38 fighter plane and flew it behind German lines north of He said he later broad cast for the Germans from Berlin on a program beamed to allied troops and joined the nazi SS elite Were you asked to make broad casts Monti was I was and I he Were you released from cus tody to work for the German given ration allotments and spending money All except the spending Monti