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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday 102 WEATHER Decreasing cloudiness and colder Details on 12 SALTLAKE MONDAY JANUARY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Record Snow Depth Blankets Red Stooges Declare Soviet Wants Peace French Party Leaders Accuse of War Goals i 23 Communist chief Palmiro Togliatti and French Communist leader Marcel Cachin declared Suaday Soviet Russia wants and needs Addressing a Communist rally they accused the United States of preparing for a new war and calledxupon the peoples of the world to save the imperiled The Surging Reds Drive Near Vital Yangtze speeches amplified earlier remarks made by both men which were interpreted in some quarters as signaling the launching of a peace offensive by Russia or at least a new propaganda line de signed to convince the rest of the globe that it can get along with Prime Minister Josef Great Demonstration Sundays demonstration was the greatest in Italy thus far in cur rent Communist drive which has expressions of hope for peace with sweeping attacks on the western 23 troops drove almost to the banks of the Yangtze river Sunday and It appeared the Communists soon might be able to enforce their total I Both men objected to describing demands at that drive as a peace High Nationalist military quar ters admitted the Communists might reach the north bank of the Yangtze at any time and begin the capital Informed sources said four red columns hurrying southward along the TientsinPukow railway had passed only 15 miles north east and 30 miles to the Acting President Acting Li TsungJen insti tuted a series of sweeping political and economic reforms hoping to make peace negotiations easier and to soften the Commu nists harsh surrender How he still appeared willing to bargain on the reds The occupation of Peiping was proceeding the Communists put up large posters reassuring the residents that order be The embassy here said it had no word from but as sumed Americans there were The embassy said there was no in dication radio with the consulate had been broken but Ambassador Leighton Stuard tent a query asking a report on the Reports From Nlngpo Reports from 200 miles Bouth of said Generalis simo Chiang Kaishek was spend ing a peaceful Sunday with his relatives in his ancestral home at Chikow and might remain there until Chinese new Peace efforts were at a virtual standstil as the government awaited a reply from the Commu a position to dic tate when and where peace talks will be Newly captured Peiping was reported to be the Communists choice though there Was no Press dispatches and reliable private information reported pan icky Nationalist evacuation of a string of towns along a stretch of the Yangtze from north of Nan king to the mouth of the river be low The Communists were not ex pected attempt to cross the river in force and attack but were expected instead to bom bard the capital into submission With Togiiatti declared Our adver saries must always speak of peace in terms of Togliatti and the 80yearold head of the Communists in the French parliament attacked United States foreign the European reconstruction Harry S Trumans inaugural ad dress and American If the two men actually are giv ing voice to a Russian attempt to ease the cold war and get on better terms with the the reaction in Washington and London thus far has not been American and British officials have taken the view that actions speak louder than They have pointed butthat there has been no change on Soviet policy in Greece or the At his Inauguration last Thurs day Truman called com munism a false philosophy and predicted its followers in due time would recognize democracys abandon their delusions and join with the rest of the world in an international Bid For Peace Friday Pravdas in the presence of declared that Soviet Russia has an un shakable will for international co The Pos addressed Soviet leaders in Moscow the 25th anniversary of the death of He recalled Stalins assertion that peace is pos sible between differing systems but bitterly attacked what he de scribed as AngloAmerican war Togliatti and Cachin spoke in a similar vein Togliatti was cheered when he declared The people do not want and Comrade Stalin does not want The Marshall plan is politics provoking a new The policy of the American industrialists is for but they cannot go to war be cause they know they would be beaten by the will for peace of the Cachin asserted that the great industry of the United States with its press and is trying to in cite the whole world against Rus He added For those who suggest war with Russia we say we have not forgotten the Russian soldiers who were Intense Airing Of Asian Parley Accuses Dutch Of Charter Breach NEW 23 UP Asian conference on Indo nesia asserted Sunday the Dutch committeda flagrant breach1 of the United Nations charter by recent military moves on Java and The conference of 19 representing more than half of the worlds population and one third of the United Nations mem recommended follow ing to the security council Immediate withdrawal of Dutch troops from In donesian native Republican and withdrawal of troops remaining Republican territory by March To Release Officials Immediate release of Republi can government officials and all politics prisoners in Restoration to the republicby March 15 of all areas of Sumatra and Madoera held by the republic before the Dutchtermed police action began last Election of an interim gov ernment composed of Republican leaders and representatives of other Indonesian territories by March with transfer of com JleU iovereignty by nfct 1 the interim government to con trol its own armed The resolution said it was adopted in the name of 15 nations Observers were pres ent from four other Cites Dutch Defiance The resolution referred to Dutch defiance of United Nations at tempts to bring about a peaceful settlement saidthere a danger to peace through con tinuance of hostilities in Indo Commenting on the action of the a Republican spokesman said his government would continue guerilla efforts against the Dutch unless a solu tion satisfactory to the Republi cans is Prime Minister Pandit Jawa harlal Nehru of who called the said ina letter to the United Nations accompanying the resolution that effective ac tion by the council to end the is overdue and should not be further de Addressing the final session of the Nehru said he hoped close cooperation has come to stay among the nations repre Deep Piled Snow Augments Sunday Drivers Problems Sunday drivers on downtown Salt Lake City streets had more than the other fellow to watch out This long pile of snow on State between 1st and 2nd South forms one of three lanes open on that main Other downtown streets were deep with Policy Starts 23 WP of State Dean Acheson Is reported to have undertaken an intensive review of the whole range of American foreign policy as his first major task in the state This project is expected to lead him possibly this week into con ferences with top officials on the next major move in diplo His talks may include for eign Paul Hoff Defense James For congressional leaders and Hottest Trouble Spot At the some of Ache sons advisers concede that prob ably the hottest trouble spot is Because of the American aid problem this likely will shape up as a major subject in Ache sons investigation both in and outside the state The problem is complicated by the fact that the apparent disin tegration of the Nationalist gov ernment may mean such a rapid development of Communist China as to raise the danger of commu nisms spread even beyond Chinas Leads Into Bed Problem Authorities said Sunday that this leads directly into the prob lem of action by the western powers to oppose the growth of Communist influence in southeast Asia A major part of this project ap parently is Harry S Tru mans new program for develop ing backward areas of the world in order to raise their living stand The basic argument the United States is now making through its diplomatic and propa ganda agencies in all those regions is that western democracy can do a better job for the native peoples than China Situation Vague Oil China itself authorities here declared the situation is very con fused and probably will be for some They predicted that during this period of uncertainty American policy will continue to be one of If and when China emerges from transition under either a coalition or Communist regime the United States will then determine pre cisely what it will Authorities here include the pos sibility that this government will leave the way open to trade and even recognition for some kind of workable political relationship with a Chinese Communist admin istration if it comes to be the actual government of In the broader picture of Asiatic American policies in Indo nesia favoring the native Repub lican movement against the Dutch appeared generally in line with those adopted at the conference of Asiatic leaders in Sunny California Boasts Rain LOS 23 the word for south ern California weather Moisture in the form of hail or rain peppered many points while others reported gusts and bright A snow flurry hit Pasadena and nearby communities shortly after noon but the flakes melted as they Wilmington resi dents awakened to the patter of marblesized hailstones and Glendale had a dash of the same about A warning that temperatures in citrus areas were expected to drop to 25 degrees Sunday necessitating general light or chard was issued by the weather bureaus fruit frost warning service at AFL Prepares Blow at Strike Method 23 UP F L opposition is threatening the governmentsponsored system for settling jurisdictional strikes in the building informed sources said The 19AFL building trades unions have demanded changes in the plan and will advance them at Miami Wednesday in talking with representatives of the na tions contractors about functions of the national joint board for set tlement of jurisdictional Depends on Congress Failure to agree would open the way for the AFL to end the plan on 30 days Whether that notice is given depends largely on what congress does about the tHartley labor management sources The strike settlement which went into effect last May was set up by the AFL unions representing workers and contractors to keep disputes over work jurisdiction away from the National Labor Relations Under the TaftHartley the board is authorized to inter vene in such disputes within 10 days and decide which union shall perform the It can obtain injunctions to keep the battling unions on the Lost Time Decreases To avoid this procedure the unions and contracts set UDthe board with final and binding authority on all Robert general counsel of the labor report ed that mandays lost from juris dictional strikes have decreased sharply since last May 1 and that on one day last week there wasnt a strike of this sort anywhere in building and construction in Haylift Fleet Warms Up To Fly Feed for Sheep By WELL L1NDLEY Planes of the haylift fleet of the Utah national guard are ex pected to go winging southwest Monday from Salt Lake City to drop feed on snowcovered range lands where some sheep have been imperiled by An emergency coordinating com mittee Sunday completed plans to start the aerial relief A similiar undertaking was being planned in Conditions were critical in but not serious in snowplows and bull dozers churndd through drifting snows in the fivecounty catastro phe the problems of opera tors of the machines multiplied by eight inches of new snow which fell over the week Winds continued to fling snow back on the roadways almost as soon as they had been But the work went State highway 21 west from Milfordto Wah Wah Springs again was cleared Sunday and was expected to be opened into Pine valley by highway 6 from Delta an important was and men and equipment were fighting to reopen Four pieces of snowclearing equipment arrived in Delta day and two more were scheduled to arrive within 24 Three pieces equipment reached Mil ford Sunday System James executive sec Utah Woolgrowers reported that the road clearing system was being revised in the interest of In the fu equipment and operators will be assigned to patrol predeter mined segiftents of The haylift carrying approximately tons of hay were scheduled to begin op erations from Salt Lake City air port 1 or sooner if was said Gen 2 1 Injured In Navy Plane Crash at Toledo Two men were killed and a third seriously injured Sunday night when a twinengined navy plane crashed and burned com pletely in a one mile east of the Toledo police Police said pilot was dragged tr o m the burning He was taken to Vincent hospital prevented rescue of two L other men who perished in the they Only the men were aboard the according to airport The hospital identified the pilot as Louis Rob of They said hiB injuries were Wallace Utah national guard Three C47s were expected to be used in the and an additional plane is West said he believed that num ber would be though would request additional craft from the Air Corps if Scrape Airports Milford and Delta airports will be utilized when snow can be re moved from runways may be as early as noon if weather conditions remain fa West outlined the follow ing procedure which sheepmen will follow Arrangements for flown into distress areas will be He will See Page Column 1 Second Baby Gets Help Of Paramedic Tribune Special Beaver second seriously ill baby in a snowbound community Sunday received medical aid from Mil fords Herbert after flying in a skiequipped plane to his first patient at Desert periment station 50 miles west of here with badly needed milk arid continued his flight to in Millard county near the Nevada There he found a critically ill of a Garrison ranch He said on in the ski plane that he would return Mon day and fly the to The ailing a 7monthold was suffering from malnu effect of having been snow and from a severe lung con The parents names could not be learned here Sunday after landing at Garrison in the ski had to travel several miles on horseback to the isolated ranch home of the sick Fowler had been prepared for twodays to parachute to the show blocked desert range station to the sixmonthold daughter of and The little girl was reported improving Sunday by the who landed at the station Sunday to treat Because skis for a plane1 were lacking until Sunday the a military pilot with jumping ex planned to jump on the remote station if the babys con dition became Fowlerspilot on the mercy missions is Ben operator of Milford Flying Area Staggers Under Fall Of Inches By ROBERT BLAIR Salt Lake City snow depth records for the full the Weather bureau toppled Sunday after a spirited storm its fury intermountain west and moved into the great plains t During the early morning hours the storm dropped inches of snow on Utahs capital Total snowfall for the which officially began early Satur was Snow of varying depths be sieged other intermountain com At Utah there was 33 on the Ogden reported 29 13 16 13 18 20 Rock 9 Idaho 17 and Utah highway which re ported most main roads open Sun FUTILE MISSION Four Men Lost At Milford Tribune Special Beaver plane with four men aboard was missing in the snowswept wastes west of here Sunday The men aboard were Wendell Miltord Flying service instructor and pilot of the Parley about retired sheepman of Manti and father of six Arthur about Manti garageman and sheep father of two about 1973 Tale Salt Lake wool formerly of The craft took off about The sheepmen were en route to check from the air the condi tion of their snowbound herds in valley and Wah Wah Rescue Units Alerted The craft had fuel enough to last until 7 When it failed to return by that Civil Aero nautics administration search and rescue units at Salt Lake City were but no search at tempt was possible Sunday At Salt Lake considerable hope for the1 safety of those miss ing was expressed by Joseph Utah State Aero nautics The plane flown by Despain has a land ing speed of only 45 A pancake landing in the snow quite possibly could be effected without serious damage to occu he Fourpassenger Craft Air route traffic office at Salt Lake City described the plane as a four one motor It radio The plane was not equipped with though flying over country where snow is It carried no flares or emergency Ben operator of the flying said ne saw the plane after it had been in the air about 30 The plane was flying he and was headed in the direction of the about six miles to the Location and direction of flight ofthe craft when seen by Hill man could not be fully Hillinan said there was some cloudiness but no storms or wind at the time the plane took Nell and Madsen have sheep in the Pine valley and Wah Wah regions about 35 miles west of and Nell has flocks in the region known as Nigger Mag a few miles northwest of See map and picture of wool man on page day joined the state road commission in urging motorists to stay off highways until storm con ditions Breaks Depth Record At Salt Lake Municipal airport a snow depth reading of 23 broke a record which has stood since snow measurement began at Salt Lake City in the At the where measurements have been made since the previous top measurement was recorded And the which fell in the 24hour period ending at noon Sunday topped all previous 24 hour January falls at the The former figure was noted in The downtown weather Clearing skies and lower tem peratures were forecast for most of Utah but mow flurries will continue to persist over mountains In the eastern portion ol the High temperatures Monday and Tuesday ore not expected to exceed 25 while the low temperature Tuesday morn Ing will range from 0 to 10 be low In most station at the federal re corded for 24 hours during the Due for Drop to Zero But even as the weather bu reau announced records it held out hope that clear skies might once again return to How they will be accompanied by falling A low of from 5 to was fore cast for Salt Lake City John city streets said the citys 16 serviceable plow equipped trucks had concentrated on the hilly re gion in tile eastern part of the city early Crews ceased work late Sunday afternoon but reported for duty again at They then tackled the downtown cleaning job in Towing Service Busy Despite the departments downtown streets were glutted with packed At points on State traffic moved in three separated by high banks of Lesser traveled streets and avehues were virtually to oneway Hundreds of motorists were Salt Lake garages offering tow ing service were busy all Streater Chevrolet three big wreckers answered more than 60 calls Cars were stalled both on hills and on their wheels mired in See Page Column 4 SHOVELS FOR HOSE Fire Workers Dig Out Plugs From Snowbanked Parking Shovels replaced hoses Sunday for Salt Lake City fire department crews who made tour of the city to dig for some 2500 fire hydrants covered by the seasons heaviest The clearing crews discovered one citizen who solved the problem in an unusual Protruding from a snowdrift in the 1100 block on 2nd firemen dis covered a sign reading Fire Hy the placard was a fa miliar red As two snow records fell Sun day officials at Salt Lake airport weather bureau station were ex pecting another to be passed be fore winter is Total snow for the winter sea son so far is Observers are aiming for the total winter snow fall mark which it iiu And with normal falls for the rest of winter they expect to beat Elbert 25 heard Salt Lake weather bureau warning Sunday that heavy snows might crumple Kirkham stepped out of the house a few minutes later and heard a terrific Looking into the lot next door he saw a corrugated iron garage its roof caved in by the The garage was Christmas trees still were on duty at Salt Lake Municipal air port Sunday but they had been cut down a peg or Placed along runways to aid in coming pilots in lining up run the trees were halfburied by Sundays heavy snow along with the 72 new high intensity all weather field   

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