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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 19, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KAIX Monday Throneb Friday fib WEATHER Increasing cloudiness Wednes day Details on Page 28 97 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY JANUARY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Solons Asked To Okeh River Treaty Joint Utah Session Hears Appeal For Colorado Pact By RICHARD SQUIRES Approval of the upper Colo rado river basin measure that will decide for all time the allocation of water for Utahs future development asked of the 28th legisla ture Tuesday by the states leading water The request was made at a joint senatehouse feature of a legislative day which saw little formal action and less floor de bate in either Approves Memorial The did approve concurrent memorial already passed by the senate urging the appointment of a fact finding board in the current dispute be tween the Kennecott Copper Utah and the Brotherhood Locomotive Firemen and En The bill was passed unanimously by both houses and probably will be sent to Bracken Lee Wednesday for his Maintaining that the economy of Utah is substantially stifled by the the resolution will be forwarded to Utahs congres sional delegation with the request that a resolution be introduced in congress directing the president to appoint a factfinding Sees Bright Future State Engineer Ed Utah representative on the com envisioned a bright industrial future for Utah with the approval of the contract and subsequent development of the Colorado He said large storage reservoirs will make a chain of lakes along the rivers course in with the recreation possibilities of Lake Power from the river he would permit develop ment of industry more than suf flcient to replace present mining activitywhen ore deposits run He said there is an attempt being made to do away with exist ing utilities in future power de Power will be sold to distribution agencies now he Guarantee Ample Water Utah Water and Power said that the would guaran tee Utah encugh water for de velopment of the central Utah Water for the he is assured by agreements with Wyoming and Colorado covering rights in Green and Yampa vice said the compact permits the development of the upper Colorado river irrespective of the outcome of disputes which have held up lower basin develop Grover who served as secretary to the fivestate compact talked on the importance of ap proving the compact and said it would decide for all time the water rights of future genera livestock Crisis After the joint the house unanimously approved under suspension of the rules a con current memorial urging congress to make deficiency appropriations where necessary to government agencies now aiding in Utahs livestock The measure was introduced by a special house committee ap pointed to study the Members are Henry Roberts Lawrence Johnson LeRoy White Box Homer Jensen Emery and Barlo Luke Legislative calendar and addi tional legislature page Mans Puny Weapons Scratch Winters Formidable Armor followed by other are being used to reach sheep snowbound in Photo by Van TribuneTelegram Ordinary snow removal equipment was helpless in these mountainous snowdrifts west of Millard Bulldozers and rotary Pilot Rescued After Week On Icy Mesa By IRENE WHITAKER Tribune Special lone vigil of almost a week without food in 40 below weather on an isolated plateau northeast of here ended Tuesday for William Bill Harrison He had been missing on a flight from Rock Springs to Grand since last Tues Rescued by pilots Jim Eskaridge and LeBeoutillier Tuesday about Harrison received medi cal attention here and then was flown to Grand Junction Tuesday At Uintah county hospital here where he was treated for frost exposure and fatigue Harrison could give only a sketchy account of his One of Those Last Tuesday he flew a Moore of Granby to attend a funeral in Rock She told Deputy Sheriff Art Pentila that the pilot said he planned some flights of his but would re turn Friday to fly back to When he failed to a search was started by national guard and Civil Air Patrol groups from Wyoming and Harrison had inquired about weather near Grand Junction be fore leaving Rock and search was concentrated along air routes between the two 50Mile Blizzard Blizzards reaching 50 to 60 mile intensity over the Red desert east of Rock Sprngs hampered oper ations Late Saturday the hunt was shifted to the Vernal The Craig pilots located Harrison at Ridge gulch on Dia mond mountain about 15 miles northeast of here about 20 miles off They dropped him a jacket and flight suit before returning to Vernal for a skiequipped Resting at the Vernal hospital about an hour Harrison could not recall exact circum stances that forced his plane but said it was not a crash land See Page Column 2 DualJob Legislators Face Possible Loss of Salaries Utah legislators holding ap pointive positions with the state or its subdivisions were placed in the uneasy seat Tuesday by a request to the attorney general for an opinion as to their eligibility to receive pay for their nonlegis lative The request for an re portedly made by the finance com was predicated on chapter 100 of the 1943 session laws which No person who is a member of the legislature of the state of and who or is appointed by the governor to any appointive state position during the period time for which he was elected to serve as a member of such shall receive from the state of for such nny compensation other than actual and necessary ex Clinton Vernon said the question was being studied and that opinion would be given within a few The when was aimed at the then Herbert Maw and was designed to pre vent him from appointing mem bers of the legislature to salaried state One of the legal questions raised by the request for ah opin ion is whether state position means only employment by the state government as such or whether it includes positions with such sis school dis counties and There are several members of the pres ent legislature who hold positions with these The same issue has been raised on numerous occasions in the past but on constitutional grounds rather than upon the 1943 Herders Still Lost With Flocks Planes Scan Juab Tribune Special Juab 18 Two herders and their flock of some 2300 sheep missing for about two weeks in the west Tintic area had not been lo cated by Missing are Ronney and Rass both of They had been em ployed by the Fitzgerald broth ers sheep concern of Bonner Fitzgerald said crews attempting to locate the men Tuesday had found a camp site used by Miller and About 18 head of sheep were left dead An air search Tuesday failed to reveal a trace of the but another plane is to be sent out 100 Sheep Die As 18 Cars Leap Rail Tribune Speclnl passengers were injured and more than 100 sheep killed when a Union Pacific mixed train derailed Tuesday at about five miles north of Injured were and James and William Cause Undetermined Cause of the accident had not been determined by late The train was to have arrived here Tuesday morning but was stranded by a snowdrift about 20 miles north of A helper en gine was sent out to bring in the Soon after starting the de railment with one en gine and 18 cars leaving the Hayes was treated at a hospital here for a deep scalp laceration and was transfered to Crews Reach Nevada Line in Snow Fight By ROBERT BLAIR Tribune Staff Writer Millard 19 road commission working around the reached the Nevada state line early completing a narrow path along Highway 6 and opening the way for relief trucks to reach isolated sheep Roy state road commission was in formed shortly after midnight Tuesday of the road progress and the situation there now with feed followed snow removal equipment along the chan nel that was cut through moun tainous drifts and drivers were preparing to begin feed distribu tion at Some Drive On Some snow after reach ing the Nevada drove on to Garrison and Robinsons which are served by branch roads off the national Other equipment began returning to Del widening the snow path as they At daybreak trac tors will begin cutting paths toward the numerous herds off the highway in order to allow sheep owners to get feed in to their starving For the second consecutive there was no wind to drift the killing Skies were clear all greatly aiding snow which sank to at Delta airport Tuesday hindered res cue Weather Helps Operation commission main tenance said if weather continues good the far as roads are have passed the critical district bureau of land manage district said most of the sheep in west central Utah still are in grave by snow and cold in other parts of the Trucks loaded with hay began moving over the Joy road late Monday and continued Some side roads also had been On huge rotary plows were biting into sevenfoot drifts near Chalk some 35 miles west of The drifts extend some seven Beyond the road is Stockmen reaching their herds Tuesday said the animals seemed to be in fair Few sheep reported Real See Page Column 2 Elko where it was found j wouldbe severaTdlys that she was suffering from a before this condition While this area is conceded to be the hardest from the sheep mens more than animals also are periled fractured ankle and broken and Hayes had been working at Summer north of Suffer Injuries Hayes suffered minor cuts and bruises and Harnden suf fered a scalp injury and minor back Tuesday men were sent out to break open cars in which sheep were yet trapped and to survey extent of the Only one train a day operates over the It was not expect ed here Tuesday that the track would be cleared until Wednes Inch Lines Burst Into Giant Torch AP The Big Inch and Little Inch pipelines burst into a giant torch Tuesday destroying two pumping stations one and one half miles east of State police at Connersville reported three persons were none The pumping station on one line burst into flames and the other followed it less than an hour Air Force Urges Million For Missile Range 18 air force asked congress Tuesday for a appropriation to build a guided missile testing The request was made in a let ter from Air Stuart Symington to the chairmen the senate and house armed serv ices An air force spokesman said the request stipulated that the which would be used jointly by the air army and would be 150 miles long to permit the firing of mis siles with a trajectory of that The spokesman said that the air force has been studying sev eral sites for the presum ably in the western but he refused to reveal the location of the under Swindler Of Millions Dies a Pauper RIODE 18 Get rich quick Charles the little man who swindled the Amer ican public out of big money in has died in poverty of a blood clot on the Partly blind and paralyzed on his left he was The end came at a hospital char ity ward here He was flanked in the ward by an old man with a hacking cough and an aged Negro who spent most of his time staring quietly at the t TBoII at Death body was claimed by a legal agent at the public morgue The agent will pay for burial with Ponzi managed to save from a small Brazilian gov ernment This was the man who attracted more than in sucker money to his Boston office in a few months of 1920 with the cry double your money in 90 This was the man who stuffed currency into his desks at 29 School when the cash boxes were filled and who stuffed it into waste baskets when the desks over Laborer to Financier was a slim little Italian only slightly more than five feet He was a former la fruit peddler and He was born in immigrated to Canada as a youth and entered the United States at the age of He finally set himself up in the importing business in Boston and began his bogus financial Fifty cent in 415 he He lived People cheered him in the He said his business was based upon the purchase of International Postal Union coupons throughout the advantage of fa vorable exchange Many peo ple believed though federal in vestigators were The money bearing mail flooded in from youths and businessmen for a Ponzi paid Fresh money paid both principal and interest on the But news papers got The bookkeep ing system Ponzi was charged with using the mails to a federal Senate Votes 836 To Okeh Acheson Truman Asks Full Unity Of Democrats Harry S Truman Tuesday night appealed to Democrats to stick together during the next four years to fulfill the partys campaign pledges and get the peace in this world that we are going to He also urged Democratic party organizations to remain intact to make sure that the Democrats re tain control of congress in the 1950 The president was the principal speaker at a TrumanBarkley club dinner the first of many offi cial receptions and balls marking inauguration He will take the office as president for the next four years Thursday Mink and Orchids It was a gala mink and filet mignon and champagne af fair Tuesday and Demo cratic bigwigs from all over the nation heard Truman firmly peat his strongly held view that peace is Urging the TrumanBarkley club to stay on the he Dont let your organization pass Keep it alive for We dont want to elect another 80th The less than 48 hours away from his said the next four years in the White House probably would be the greatest burden any president or vice president ever faced in the history of this We cant do the job unless you get behind he told the select group of about 2000 He called for unified from all factions in the cratic party to get things to get the peace in this world that we are going to Guests of Honor Truman and his vice presi Alben were guests of honor at the It kicked off aseries of no less than 113 luncheons and affairs for the president in the next three after a few gentle wise cracks said that with we can win this cold war and the support battle of the He said the next four years should be a period of transcen dental accomplishment for our peo ple and the people of the Truman picked up the theme from He said that when the Kentuckian was Democratic leader in the senate he followed the policies down by the Democratic high Truman then paused in his offthecuff speech to turn and grasp Berkleys He predict ed they would agree on most policies in the next four Carry Out Plans He said no president in history was more fortunate in having a vice president who would help him carry out the Democratic plat Truman repeated his forecast that the new congress will cooper ate with He contrasted that with what he termed the lack of cooperation from the old Republi cansteered The room in which the president spoke was the same one where a year ago he told guests at a Jeffer sonJackson day dinner they were looking at the next He recalled this prediction Tuesday As the president the orchestra played Hail to the See Page Column a Vandenberg Praises But Qualifies Confirmation 18 55yearold won senate confirmation as the new secretary of state by an overwhelming 83 to 6 vote Before the vote Arthur Vandenberg served notice that confirmation does not necessarily mean approval of future developments in administration foreign Dean Acheson Wins senate confirmation by US to 6 Session Urged To Continue AntiSpiral Act 18 The administration asked congress Tuesday for a sevenmonth stop gap extension of the volun tary antiinflation act pending further action on S Trumans for mandatory Capitol hill leaders moved quickly to carry out the proposal under tably their own ra tioning program through freewill agreements which are exempt from antitrust 27Month Extension At the same time they sought a 27month extension of the export control law which the administra tion considers of vital importance to the foreign aid Both measures are due to expire The chairmen of the senate and house banking committees sched uled hearings next week on the two proposals after introducing the extension Brent Spence the house committee said the idea is to keep present pro grams going pending congres sional consideration of more com prehensive stabilization Urges Speedy Action Senator Burnet Maybank who sponsored the move on the other side of the said he had discussed Trumans economic plan with of Com merce Charles Sawyer and of Agriculture Charles Brannan who called for the antiinflation Maybank added that after he voiced opposition to packaging the governments control proposals in single Sawyer then urged speedy action on the volun tary agreements plan and export The SpenceMaybank bills would continue the industrys selfration ing program through and export controls through June Amusement Tax on Inaugural Won in Senate by GOP Bloc 18 UP senates Republican minor with the help of six Demo sized control long enough Tuesday to defeat an administra tion bill to exempt inaugural tickets from amusement The coalition first rejected the bill on a 4745 roll call vote and victory with a a moment later then sealed its second roll call of 47 to As a the inaugural com mittee now must pay the federal government taxes on the thou sands of tickets already sold for the giant dances and other official functions connected with Thursdays The tick ets range from to in price and were sold The GOP drive started with an amendment by Raymond Baldwin of Connecticut to ex empt state fair Bourke Hickenlpoper of Iowa supported saying state fairs usually are more educational than The amendment lost by a vote of 54 to Joseph McCarthy of a then of fered the amendment to repeal the luxury tax on oils for cooking stoves and in caring for McCarthys proposal was beaten 63 to Despite these the Re publicans scented victory and de manded a roll call vote on final passage of the taxexemption Only one Eu gene Millikin of voted with the But the Republicans won over six Harry Byrd and Willis Robertson of Vir John McClellan of Ar Richard Russell ofj Virgil Chapman of Ken tucky andEdwin of He praised but said Harry S Trumans foreign policies may be impromptu and unpre But Chairman Tom Connally chairman of the sen ate foreign relations hailed the vote as a ratification of our foreign policy firmness and He called Acheson eminently qualified to handle the gigantic duties of the nations 1 diplomatic Acheson is expected to be sworn in Thursday or Friday as the fifth secretary of state the nation has had in five He succeeds ailing George who resigned following a serious Six Six Republicans cast the only votes against They were Styles Bridges Homer William Jenner William Knowland William Langer and Kenneth Wherry Wherry told his colleagues he was going to vote against con firmation he it is common knowledge that Acheson has been an appeaser of Other Republicans who had been lukewarm toward Harry S Trumans choice for the all important diplomatic role had ap parently changed their in the light of own testimony last Denies Appeascr View Ir public and secret of the senate foreign Achcson vigorously denied that he was an appeaserV and had blasted communism as fatal to a free society and to human Arthur Vandenberg generally regarded as the Republican foreign policy spokes spoke out for Acheson but took occasion to nake clear that he was giving no blanket indorse ment to future handling of foreign Vandenberg said he is convinced that Acheson will pursue what ever policies are directed by the president of the United Then he told the senate that it action on anap foreign pol he it should be made wholly obvious that we do not underwrite results in terms of foreign policy which will flow from our confirmation of this or any other Quotes Nominee In dealing with contentions that Acheson might be a softie toward Vandenberg quoted Achesons own testimony given to senators last At that time Acheson declared The things I read about myself as an appeaser are so incredible that it is difficult for me to be lieve that even disinterested male volence could think them Vandenberg went on to praise Achesons long and distinguished career in public service and said he has always foundTiim cooperative and trust he Acheson entitled to be iffirmatively rec After stressing his belief that Acheson will follow the Truman line on foreign Vandenberg commented that Acheson has demonstrated he has a rugged and the Michigan legis lator added succinctly When he fundamentally dis he knows how to Kenneth Repub lican floor told the senate he still has a grave doubt in my mind as to Achesons views toward And Homer Capehart an nounced he was voting against Acheson he he re called that during the election campaign last fall Truman repeatedly attacked Wall street BULLETIN Wednes 19 Chinese nationalist government ban de cided In principle to propone to the an Immediate unconditional cease a gov ernment official Bald At the same authori tative sources said that the gov ernment Informed all for eign diplomatic missions here that It has decided to move the capital Immediately to and requested them to evacuate Nanking   

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