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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 21, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Ihroueh Friday t b WEATHER Increasing cloudiness Friday continued Details on Page 18 SALT LAKE FRIDAY JANUARY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Truman Takes Assails Reds Lee Attack Stirs Heated Debate Utah Senate GOP Defends Chief Democrat Solon Stands Ground By MAJLMQTJIST The controversy over Bracken Lees liquor law en forcement policies was revived briefly in the Utah senate Thurs day when Ray Lund Manti took the floor to reply to an attack made the previous day by Lorenzo E Elesren Salt Lund said he regarded the Democratic senators charges that a liquor machine is being set up as the most vicious attack ever made on a chief exec utive of this Elg grens retort was that he had no intention of being that he was simply stating the and that his statements still Other developments of the day on the senate side included Introduction of a resolution pro posing a constitutional amend RATIFIES PACT House Votes Four Eyes Others By RICHARD SQUIRES The heuse of representatives Thursday came to grips with its first bonafide pieces of legislation and passed four including SB 1 to ratify the upper Colo rado river The ratification measure was passed under suspension of the rules prior to adjournment until Monday at 2 Representatives will join senators Friday in a junket to where they will inspect Weber the indus trial school for the deaf and blind and tuberculosis sana Pact Passed Unanimously The which allocates the water of the river among New Mexico and was passed unanimously by the house after representatives received as surance that it does not bind the state in division of power which may come from the rivers de Under the terms of the also must be ratified by the legislatures of the other four states and the Utah is allotted 23 of the avail able amount according tostate water to satisfy any feasible reclama tion development including the Central Utah The house passed HB 9 which requires the state to reimburse counties for half of the expense of primary and general Harry Walker Salt Lake said that the elections last year cost counties approximately The bill passed unani mously although Barlo Luke Piute questioned the ability of the state to Place Bill A bill to permit county clerks rather than county commissioners to designate polling places passed by a 542 the measures said county clerks do all the work and Lloyd Culll more Utah expressed the mcnt to reapportion representa tion in the state senate on a basis of one senator for each of the 29 13 Bills Introduced Introduction of 13 includ ing one to permit creation of low cost housing and redevelopment in cities and Passage of a house memorial Both branches of the Utah state legislature will participate in a junket to Weber county and not meet in formal sessions again until urging Utahs congressional dele gation to seek deficiency appro priations for federal agencies now expending their funds to save Utahs stormmarooned Introduction of a bill to amend the 1943 law prohibiting legisla tors from receiving pay for other positions held with the The proposal to allot one sena tor to each regardless of was sponsored by 14 only two short of the twothirds majority required to present a constitutional amend ment to the The only senators whose names were not on the measure were the seven from Salt Lake Manning Jolley Utah and Rulon Jenkins D Plain Dual Job Measure The bill to clarify the status of legislatures holding city and county positions would exempt from the 1943 act persons holding municipal or school This would take care of all but those holding po sitions with the state government provided such an exemption would meet constitutional But some of the senators are doubtful that a law to exempt an employe of a state educational in stitution from a law but leaving employes of a state department covered would be Seek Legal Opinion An opinion from the attorney general is still being awaited and the bill was introduced to yieet the situation if that opinion holds Hope of the Nation Ride With Them hope that the clerks would choose j that employes of the state and poor homes where the money for Tenting home for balloting would Joe HB which limits hunters to one special deer hunt permit per was passed with one dissenting vote after sponsor Frank Aldous Salt Lake assured stockmen representatives that the measure would not cut down number of deer only give more hunters a chance to par ticipate in special Seven new measures were In troduced into the house Thursday bringing total bills to 108 for the first two weeks of the 60daj ses Constitution Amendments Amon the more important measures were two resolutions proposing to amend the constitu tion to have the state superintend ent of public instruction appointed by the state board of education rather than elected with other State Another would expand the powers of water conservation districts to enable them to construct drainage as well as irrigation Afte several other measures were submitted to clerks for formal Monday introduction They included a bill authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for slum clearance and pub lic housing construction and a portal to portal bill providing that the working day in open pit mining operations shall be com puted from the time the employe enters until he leaves company its subdivisions fall under the The act is written so that a school teacher if covered could not resign from the legislature and return to his job unless he wanted to work without For it states that a legislator coming under the provisions of the act cannot re See Page Column 1 Harry S Truman and Vice Alben Barkley ride at head of colorful inauguration pa rade wearing top wing Triumphal march took them from capitol to White INAUGURAL SIDELIGHTS Survives for 29 Minutes Without a Chief Executive 20 For 29 minutes Thursday the United States had no The technical gap was at with no At that time Harry S Truman took the oath of office as the nations 32nd chief His previous term had expired at under the con but no rival contender filed a protest with the assembled supreme court Tnirnan ran through his inaugural address in just 21 min He interrupted by ap plause 12 As he talked a small boy stood at the base of the platform nonchalantly munching on a The first person to at the capitol stands was Miss Florence 53yearold employe of the naval gun She got there at carrying an American A handful of Washington police Thursday got a taste of actress Tallulah Bankheads explo sive Miss one of Harry S Trumans most ardent ad wanted to get into the presidential reviewing stand in front of the White but apparently didnt have a She tried a short the IN HIS LAST DAYS Chiang Sets Farewell Prepares Formosa Exile 21 Friday Kaishek resigned as president of China Friday and It was officially announced that lie had left Redxperiled Nanking for 21 high official source said Thursday th a t Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek will leave Nan king Sunday and that he is now drafting his farewell The source said some of Chiangs bodyguards left Wednes day for Foochow the first stage of what may be a journey into to make preparations for his Unimpeachable sources said earlier that Chiang will go to Foo public as he leaves is expected to make it clear that after 21 years of leadership he is stepping down to make peace nego tiations with the Communists It was still not clear whether he planned to resign for The source said the stop in Foo chow would be for the political effect on the Chinese the generalissimo does not want to appear to be fleeing in the Communist military Official evacuation of Nanking ifnderway for many expected to be greatly stepped up with the ex ecutive yuan and foreign office sending out their official person Navy and air force headquar iicauuitcLI chow and then to both on ters already have been transferred the southeast where he will j to Formosa and army headquarters await the most suitable time to go to S to the Communistfree island of Bis farewell to be made embassies here have set no date for evacuation and it was inaugural some po liceman barred her daughter Miss of a late house told them off in no uncertain Someone finally recognized her and escorted her to the reviewing If Truman hadnt shown up for his inauguration it would have cost Lloyds of London That was the amount of insurance taken out by local merchants who contributed to under write costs of the inaugural cele An official disclosed the premium was more than The weather was the first topic Asia Uranium May Provide Russ ABomb 20 Russian discoveries of uranium in central Asia in the last 10 years might be sufficient for developing atomic power a Harvard re searcher said Shimkin of Harvards Rus sian research center also declared1 that possibilities exist for discov ery of significant uranium depos its associated with a certain kind of granite in an of and also in the Contrary to popular impres Shimkin said in weekly journal of the American Association for the Advancement of a fair amount of au thentic information has been pub lished on the uranium resources of the Soviet Because of widespread interest in this sub ject I believe it worthwhile to sum marize pertinent In he Soviet dis coveries of in central Asia within the last while in no sense approaching the great significance of the African and Ca nadian provide a possible basis for the develop ment of atomic power in that It mustbe stressed that all of the central Asiatic deposits found within a radius of 250 miles from the important hydroelectric plants of the Tashkent which produced kilowatt hours of energy in transportation and climatic con ditions are also favorable Possibilities forthe discovery of uranium deposits associated with pegmatites gran ite in the region between Lake Baikal and the Aldan gold fields in and in the also of conversation Truman had with reporters when he stepped briskly out of the Blair house at It looks like old man weather is going to be with us he said as he headed for a breakfast date with World War I buddies of his old field artillery outfit at the Mayflower South which did go for Truman last gave him a bird 28 pound turkey which was served at the capitol hill luncheon given by his old friend Leslie secretary of the K was a buffet affair so the president had his choice of the white meat or a slice of Smithfield ham from down Virginia For 12 hours and 23 minutes Alben Barkley was without public office for the first time in over 44 His resignation as Kentuckys senior senator went into effect at midnight Wednes day night and he was not sworn in as vice president Periscope vendors did a rush business along the parade route as thousands on found themselves over those in the sidewalks unable to see The cardboard and mirror de vices sold like hot cakes at each Million Flank Parade Path ToHailChief Barkley Ride in Glory As Multitude Cheers 20 UP Patriotic pomp and solemnity gave way to circus like hoopla Thursday as Harry S Truman was inaugurated president and paraded in tri umph past an estimated 000 persons and children cheer ing lustily for theonetime po litical It was democracys big military air high officials and just plain Americans came from every part of the country to help install the freely elected leader of the world3 greatest Chilly Day The weather was zippily per fect blue sunshine and just enough breeze to unfurl the thou sands of flags bedecking the The biggest inaugural crowd in United States history surrounded the great Capitol plaza and lined historic Pennsylvania Many of the spectators stood for more than six hours to watch and to choke up with patriotic emo to laugh gaily at the spec to point out famous people to the and to shout Atta showed em Like the formal swearing in the inaugural procession was late getting Truman Leads March Smiling his broadest victory the fighting man from Mis souri led the way in a sleek black convertible with its top Beside him sat his campaign Vice Alben Barkley of They waved their silk hats and the crowd Truman andMargaret and Barkleys Max followed in a second open They all looked so happy they could hardly stand Many in the crowds were gov ernment workers who got a four day But up to half a mil were Noise Drowns Music The noise almost drowned out the drumruffling and bugleblar ing of the 38 bands that provided cadence for marchers and 50 dazzling And the cheers were drowned out by the thundering roar of a mighty aerial parade Escorting the president were his old buddies of World War the surviving artillerymen of Bat tery Omar army chief of was grand He was accompanied by Louis chief of naval oper and Hoyt Vanden air force Above was the biggest forma tion of warplanes ever seen over aircraft from the air the the ma rines and the air national Giant sixengined E36 super bombers led the way at 2000 Behind them came two groups of Dozen C82 Flying Box and scores of whooshing jet fighters and droning navy Bear marine Hellcats and national guard There were plenty of sights on the ground to bring a catch to the throat the precision marching See Page Column 2 Truman Repeats Solemn Oath In Purposeful Tones 20 S swprn in Thursday the president of the United re peated the traditional wordsof the inaugural ad ministered by ChiefJustice Fred in firm and confident tones Harry do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the officeof the president of the United and will to the best of my protect ahci defend the constitution of the United It was the same oath taken by the nations first presi George when the father of his country stoodon a balcony at Federal hall at the foot of New Yorks Wall April and took over the guidance of the 13 colonies from British rule while a Spanish manowar boomed a 15gun salute the It was the that Thomas Jefferson took for the first inauguration in the new national capital city of March when he walked across muddy fields from his boarding house to the then unfinished Truman stood with his left hand resting on two his right hand as he V Watch As President Is Inaugurated 20 S Truman came into his own as 32nd president of the United States solemnly called for a great crusade to save the world from com munism by easing the suffering of povertyridden his inaugural he urged the United States and other nations with technical knowhow to join in raising the standards of living of the worlds free presumably private investors who will do their part were a salient point in the vast program he Weathermen Join Vote Pollsters On Dunce Bench CTPS Forecasting on any subject vjust isnt safe when Harry S Truman is The public opinion pollsters moved over on the mourners bench Thursday to make room for the newest recruit the He had said Wed nesday that Inauguration day would be partly cloudy with some sun in the But the Truman luck held up with the weather as with the The blue sky was almost The sun was The air was It looks like old man weather is going to be with us was the first comment of the president to reporters as he emerged from Blair house at to start his busy STILL FRESH Fete Climaxes Presidents Greatest Day 20 Harry S Truman Thursday night capped the greatest day of his life with a brief but very busy visit to the glittering 41st inaugu ral ball The ball was already well under way when Truman arrived at EST accompanied by their daughter Mar garet and several relatives who are staying with the first family during inauguration Still Had Bounce The presidents wound up what probably has for one of the hardestdriving inauguration days in the nations But he apparently had lost none of his He looked fresh and rested as he stepped briskly into the sprawling District of Columbia armory to a steady patter of applause and the traditional strains of Hail to the played by the marine The dance music had stopped several minutes earlier in anticipa tion of the As he entered his official ho looked down on a sea of upturned Burst of Laughter There was a burst of laughter as he entered the wrong row of then got straightened After a few Xavier Cugats band resumed but only a few of the 5000 guests returned immediately to their Most turned their backs on the band and stood gazing up at the first family as they got set tled in their Then one couple at a the celebrants gradually resumed The president did not stay seated He was up and around his chatting briskly with other guests and shaking hands with various dignitaries over the steel rail at the rear of the royalblue trimmed Joined by Ike He was joined later by former Chief of Staff Dwight Eisen hower who talked with Truman for some They also were joined by Jonathan executive editor of the Raleigh News and A wheel of multicolored lights played over the oval dance making beautiful and unusual pat terns against the gorgeous gowns and white shoulders of the Although billed as strictly white tie and tails for the many individualists showed up in plain There was even an occasional afternoonlength gown among the In blunt and scornful the president lashed out against com munism as a false philosophy and a breeder of The he is entering a period that will be perhaps for us and for all the Standing under sunny Truman took the oath for a fouryear term at E S T before an estimated crowd of massed the capitol Born in Log Cabin A few minutes Al ben 71yearold Ken tuckian who was born in a log had been sworn in as vice Promptly at while batteries of radio microphones carried his words out across the country and to foreign the onetime Missouri farm boy who became president launched into a fighting speech commu nism and for plenty and The great throng volleyed ap plause as pitting the blessings of democracy against the evils of red declared with outthrust jaw The American people firm in the faith which has In spired this nation from the begin From this faith we will not be Television cameras caught the dramatic spectacle for the first time in Networks beamed the scene to video listeners throughout the east and as far west as the Mississippi Wears Cutaway Coat Wearing a cutaway grey striped trousers and grey fourin hand the 64yearold president took the brief oath under a glis tening white eightcolumned por tico on the east side of the capi directly under the great dome and the greenbronzed statue of freedom at its He took off his overcoat and white silk scarf a moment before the and stood bareheaded in the cold facing southeast toward the Crackling bursts of applause greeted the presidents indictment of his strongest pronouncement on for eign policy since he took over the White House upon the death of Franklin April Each spoke the word his voice was load ed with angry he holds that the world is so widely di vided into opposing classes that war is Then he went on to propose a fourpoint program of action pledging Unfaltering support to the United Continued aid for world eco nomic Support including military bolster freedomloving na tions against A bold new program to help the worlds needy This last point was the ele ment in his More than See Page Trumans Still Chief 32 20 Harry s who took the oath of office again Thursday for the is still the nations 32nd chief He was the 32hd Individual to fill that although some of them filled it more than one The other presidents were George John Thomas James James John Quincy Andrew Martin Van William Henry Harri John James Zachary Millard Franklin James Abraham Andrew John Ulysses Rutherford James Ches ter Grover Benjamin William Mc Theodore Wil liam Woodrow Warren Herbert Franklin   

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