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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 29, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intcrmountain Network Station KAUL Monday Tbromh Friday 107 WEATHER Clearand continued cold Details on 18 SALT LAKE SATURDAY JANUARY 29 1949 Expects 15 In Storm Wake Plunging Mercury May Record New Low for Utah Areas Subzero temperatures followed clear skies into Utah and most of intermountain west Friday and forecasters at Salt Lake airport said new record cold was In Salt Lake where below zero readings have become a low of to was forecast for early Saturday And while cold gripped the j JTJWp jjf1 ffKfV PRICE FIVE CENTS liorthern portion of the Iron and Washington counties in south ern Utah were batting Tie email community of New Harmony still was snowbound by drifted Forecasters at the Salt Lake weather bureau were that abnormally cold climes were here At 8 the mercury stood at 6V The same reading was noted at 9 but at it had I dropped ta Elsewhere over the state Friday lows were 2 Ogden 0 George and Eureka skies were predicted for and Wyoming with Increasing high cloudiness ex pected to move into the intermoun tain area Maximum temperatures over the region Friday generally ranged from 10 to At Cedar City late winds were rapidly drifting in roads State road commission crews were fighting drifts on 91 on bothsides of the IronWash ington county Didnt Make It An army tank with plow attach ment attempted to reach the ma rooned town of New Washington but got only approximately twothirds of the The road from Lund to Cedar City also was Five trucks loaded with stock and destined for feed lots at Cedar City were held up at In remote northwestern Ari Eona one man was feared dead while 10 others previously unre ported in the area were accounted for late All were believed In four Utah counties of school children returned to classes after a twoday forced holiday brought about by shortage of natural chief Mountain Fuel Supply said the company would be able to replenish itssupply over the week Crews Push Work Hard hitting state road commis sion and county crews were still biting at roads throughout the Except in parts of southern Utah no snow fell In Cedar a light fall was re ported and winds up to 38 were blowing through Washington Elsewhere these were the major Jtorni developments In Vice Al ben Berkley signed a pill providing for relief in the snow bound And Bracken Lee ap pointed Reed Salt Lake livestock coordinator to di rect stock rescue aid in Fund Distribution Philip Federal Works announced that the appropriation would be distributed to five west ern states as follows South Da kota and each Nevada and 000 The funds are in addition to the Fleming allocated at the rate of each to the five states two days The governors of South Dakota and Nebraska asked Harry S Truman to order the Fifth army into their states to take over rescue Ignores Weather In threatening big cargoplanes of Operation Hay lift again took off Friday to drop hay and other feed to starv ing Hay was being dropped throughout the storm In South Dakota some 7i private planes equipped with skis were pressed xinto The Iowa legislature moved to help its neighbor state Nebraska by authorizing the lending of snow removal equipment and In lawmakers started work on a appropriation which would supplement the 000 provided for The measure must wait until Monday for Dies SOUTH 28 UPl Buttice of married in a hospital Wednesday to Chester Kist ler us he lay suffering from in Kistler A Log ansport he was crushed between two freight cars a few hours after he obtained a license to marry Truman Adds Half Million Livestock Aid 28 UP Harry S Truman Friday signed a bill adding to his disaster relief fund and im mediately ordered the Federal Works Agency to spend all of it in the blizzardstricken Federal Works Administrator Phillip Fleming promptly al located for use in South Utah and rancis proposed meantime that the pres ident declare a state of emergency in the west so the army can take over relief and rescue Rejects Proposal Truman turned down a sim ilar proposal by Eugene D on grounds that a switch in themidst of the job would only complicate the gov ernments The appropriation was rushed through congress Thurs day under the sponsorship of Walter He said westerners appreciated the speedy action and that their only complaint was that the fund may be far too little and perhaps a lit tle too More Funds Sought Truman shares their too little He has indicated he ask congress to provide more money for the saying his dis aster fundis almost depleted by previous allocations of to the blizzard He also has ordered Fleming to draft a generaJ disas ter relief act to provide immediate funds to meet any future emer Fleming said the allo cated Friday had been split up among the five states so that South Dakota and Nebraska will get each and Utah and Wyoming The funds will be used to rent snow removal equipment to clear country stocktrails and live stock feeding areas and to pay for transporting supplies and equipment into isolated Case said hs suggested that the army take over the relief job in conferences with officials of the federal works agency ajid the budget They agreed to submit his proposal to the presi TREND OF MERCURY The official thermometer at Salt Lake municipal airport went up and down Friday but in the end the result was as The hourly record was 14 7 5 7 10 9 7 Truman Averts Rail Walkout On West Roads Names EactFindiiig Board To Study Union Demands 28 Harry S Truman Friday In tervened in a dispute between the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and the nations averting a scheduled strike on 15 western roads The president set up emergency board to seek out tbe facts in which the union demands employment of a second engi on big Diesel Direct negotiations broke down here last week and the Brotherhood announced that members had ap proved a walkout on 15 western Labor Slate To Congress WIREPHOTO 115 Hurt by Glass Here From Blast 100 Away An explosion in a gas generating plant of the Peoples Light and Coke on southwest side of Chicago Friday shattered windows for a radius of four including more than 1000 in the service Search Party Maps Hunt For Rancher 28 After air reconnaissance had accounted for all other ranchers lost in the desolate Arizona strip area southwest of plans were in tensified Friday for a search Saturday for Wayne George livestockman still unaccounted The search for who has been missing in the desolate Grand Wash elevation 6500 since record snow storms be gan in the area two weeks will continue from the air Satur while a posse headed by Washington county authorities moves into the area with four large trailbreaking Sheriff Antone Prince said he and 12 men will start from here Saturday and at Wolf they will split into two groups in an effort to scour the entire area for Air including a transport from Hill air force Friday sighted 11 other men for merly feared snowbound and in need of and received signals indicating that the men were not in need of Among these were eight Pan guitch sheep including former his Carl and Howard Hatch Callis brother to the former legislator Jess Miller his Vern and Joseph The men were in two camps in the Hiddeft Camp at a lower elevation than the Grand Wash area where Gardner is feared The men in one of the two out a huge in the snow and the men in the other camp waved ib the pilots who sighted them Maurice Miles and Rudger Atkin of The searchers also located a camp identified as belonging to Donald and Thomas Kane and got an all from this camp COLD WAR WindDriven Snow Perils Utah Livestock Lifelines building of Commonwealth Edison west of the gas Fifteen plant employes one critically and some 100 In the Commonwealth Edison buildingwere cut by flying Gas Flying Glass Injure 115 in Chicago o 28 teen workers were injured and another 100 persons were cut by sibn at a gas generating plant on the southwest The blast at a plant of the Peoples Light and Coke blew out the north wall of the shattered windows for a radius of four and broke windows on the east side of a nearby Commonwealth Edi son service The 100 persons cut by glass were Commonwealth Edison em The blast the glass 50 feet inside the Edison building and piled it up two feet deep be side the Fire Commissioner Michael Corrigan estimated damage at By ROBERT WILLIAMS Strong winds drifted snow across lifelines to Utahs winter starved sheep on grazing lands in the southwest part of the state Friday as stockmen temporarily lost control of the battle with the elements in the cold war to save the states livestock We will know the losses only when we count the stock next there is any Ches ley range bureau or land declared Fri day as reports from district gra ziers and stockmen funneled into his Were losing sheep every he Seely pointed out that short supplies of princi pally would remain a critical factor in pulling stock through the district said very favorable re ports were coming from north and south Dugway and other district 2 grazing All roads were open arid every stock operator reached his stock early Strongwinds could cause the situation to he The is very hue to lack of feed during the past 20 days and the terrible he as He plans to maintain five camns with equipment scattered through his district to maintain roads through the he To estimated See Page Column 3 Debate Flares In House Over Policies By RICHARD SQUIRES Touched off by an oversight in referring a an argument over policies of the joint senatehouse appropriations committee featured action on the floor of the house the house spent a routine day which saw the intro duction of several important but very little progress toward clearing the now crowded final reading The bill which started the argu ment was HE 5 asking an appro priation of for buildings at Carbon The bill came before the house for final passage before being sent to the joint ap propriations committee as pro vided in Object to Policies When Clifton Kerr Box Elder rose t5 move the bill be referred to committee rather than placed before the several representatives rose to object to the policies of the Salt said the action prevented the house from deciding institutions should appropriations and in what You the committee take these bills and decide what should be then ram the final through without giving us a chance amend Jack Its Your Kerr countered with the statement that it is esfty bills in carrying an but you dont attach any bill to raise revenues with your You dont mind spending but you leave the job of raising taxes up to he Its your job to see that the appropriations are Jack Kerr reminded her that house has a revenue and taxation Speaker Ed Sea Page Column 6 Senate Vote Weber College Hurdles One more roll call in the state senate and the signature of the tween Ogden and fouryear lege when the legislature ad journed Friday night for the week The after a advanced to third reading a bill to authorize Weber college to grant degrees in three The vote was 14 to with three ab The measure has already been approved by the and it probably will come up for final senate action shortly after the body reconvenes Monday at 2 Favorable Vote Reaction One reaction to the vote on the Weber college bill was to revive talk drives to estab lish more field and the Ulntah basin being specifically mentioned as pros pective Coincident with the debate on the Weber college measure was introduction into the senate of a resolution proposing a constitu tional amendment to permit crea tion of one governing board for all of the states institutions of higher The sponsors were Senate Alzono Hop kin Woodruff and Elias Day Salt Other Senate Actions Other developments in the sen ate during the day The oleomargarine tax reduc tion billwas amended to correct technical errors but Hyrum Gibbons one of the succeeded in getting it held up in the senate until Mon He announced that he want ed to offer some more amend A series of five bills was intro duced to increase the 2 sales and use tax 3 and to allocate the increase to cities and 600 Feared Dead As Ships Crash East of Shanghai Jan 28 More than 600 Chinese were missing and believed deadin a collision which sank two ships about 100 miles southeast of Shanghai near Thursday mid1 Thirtyfivs picked up six hours later by the Aus tralian destroyer Warramunga were landed late Friday night at The en route from Japan a standby as signment at wasthe only vessel known to have been in the vicinity The sunken ships werethe 4000ton freightand passenger liner to Fbrmosa with war and the 2700 ton Kienyuah en route from For mosa with The Chunglien operators of the said it carried ho more than 500 passengers and a crew of about 75 The company d en led Shanghai guesses thatit had as many as 1500 counties capital One of the measures would per to 4he Jpcal tai V up1 others woufd maKe the increase The sponsor was Knight Salt Another bill would direct the appoint a com mittee of three engineers to inves tigate the tEasibility of construct ing a super highway between Provo and This proposal was sponsored by Marthakis Salt Jenkins Francis Fowles Ogden ajid The debate on the Weber col lege expansion bill was sprinkled with tributes to Henry Aldous the presi See Page Column 5 Utah Uranium Plant to Hit Teak by 50 LOS Five uranium producing plants in Utah and Colorado will be operation by an engineer for the atomic energy commission said Friday Uranium is the basic ingredient of the atomic Philip manager of the A ECs branch Grand predicted that the governments buying schedule for uranium will be extended within two He was a speaker at the annualmeeting of the Mining Association of Contracts Extended Contracts for the purchase of uranium production from the two private plants now operating in the plateau region nave been he are about com pleted for contracts covering the operation of a plant at another at The mill the AE C owns at is being readied All five will be operating to capacity this Answering a question from the Leahy said instance in which anyone has yet won the bonus offered for the discovery of a new uranium Time Most The AEC now pays approxi mately per poundfor uranium in average grade and low grade7ore for which there had been no previous said it extremely importantfor the AJEC toap praise potenjialities as C Itwould dangerous for us to rely too much upori ore re serves still the ground us in any war The commission has engaged the Geological survey to map and diamonddrill the ColoradoUtah the schedule1 calling for sev eral hundred thousand of drilling a 28 The administration delivered its new labor legislation to congress Friday one day behind sched Some officials said they under stood the delay was occasioned by Harry S Trumans desiio to change the language dealing with ways of averting national emer ency The legislation calls for repeal of the TaftHartey act and improv ing amendments to the old Wag ner act which unions call their magna The latter among other things outlaws un fair labor practices by Passed After Strikes The TaftHartley passed by the after a series of big contains provisions restrictingcertain activities of The bill delivered Friday night was reported to lend itself to one package is si multaneous repeal of the Tatt Hartley act and amendments to the Wagner But it viias that bebrbkehnip into two with repeal in the first and Wagner act amendments in the Labor unions want the twopack age treatment they want tire Taft Hartley law wiped out Text Kept Secret The text of the new bill was kept secret Friday but some offi cials who cannot be named said they believed1 that when it is made probably Saturday it will be found to contain the following Wagner act among others somewhat similar to the railway labor to avert national emergency strikes for at least1 60 Provision would probably be these officials for use of court injunctions to prevent walkouts during the cool ing off Bans on jurisdictional strikes commonly result from rows between two unions desiring to do the same Boycott Bans Prohibitions on certain sec ondary In a secondary a union striking against one company tries to stop other companies from doing business with The senate labor committee had intended to open hearings on the legislation but of Labor Maurice Tobin sent word to Chairman Elbert Thomas Utah thathe could not deliver it in So the committee cancelled its opening session on the This 1 lopped a full day off the two weeks period allotted for the hear ings and 2 prompted new jibes from Republicans who have angri ly protested action of the commit tee majority in restricting the scope of the Director Cyrus Ching of the conciliation service is represented as ready to qutt if his agency loses its for 6 local times railroads Involves 69 Roads the dispute actually embraces 69 major Jnion concentrated its demand in the west because multipleunit Diesels are used more extensively Appointment of the board could delay a strike for a maximum of 50 The emergency board has 30 daya in which to report back to the although it may re port and the union must wait 30 days after the report is made before it legally can Names of members of the board will be announced The president issued an execu ve order declaring that the dis pute threatens substantially to nterrupt interstate commerce to i degree such as to deprive the country of essential transportation Cites Capital Move assistant grand en of the said he received notice of the move from He said no date was mentioned for the board to begin hearings and that he was not furnished names ofthe board per Representatives of thexmion railroads negotiated here before sessions and machin ery of the national railway media tion board was The mediation board attempted to arrange The union but tlieY railroads re jected contending that the brotherhood demand Is pure Urge Greater Safety The union claimed that an extra engineer was needed on the multipleunit Diesels to insure safe The con tended that a factfinding board in 1943 decided that an extra engi neer was not They said the demand was purely a make work The railroads involved in the strike call were the Chicago and North Frisco Union Pacific central Southern Rock International Great Milwaukee road east Illinois Great Nortliern Bur lington Santa Fe cast Missouri Western Pacific and Texas and Will Lay Off 2520 on 31 SAN 28 Southern Pacific Friday announced that 2520 employes in its shop forces would be laid off The company said thepersonnel reduction was caused by a decline in primarily due to the ex tremely cold The reduction in the total em ployment of persons will apply to the Pacific west of and El and south of vice president 5n charge of operations who made the said it was primarily due to the loss of traf SERIES Heres Verse Data On Communist Rise in Is secret government in formation still being stolen from official files What percentage of stolen documents have been recovered How many active Communist agents are now In the Only one man knows the full answer to this count less more concerning the Red con spiracy against the people of the United 1 He is Robert chief investigator of the house un American activities Stripling hag torn the veil of secrecy from the official files and has material in his startling expose of red intrigue in his story Con spiracy in the with the assist ance of Bob one of Americas ace doesnt write in generalities or vague language in this sensational He names Ee tells you not only what the Communists have but he tells you who these Communists the im portant government and semigov ernmcnt positions theyve held and still hold The first of 28 chapters of this exciting story begins Sunday in The Salt Lake It con tinues daily in the Salt Lalte Tele and in The Tribune each Every true American will want to read this story to prove to hun self just how the Reds infiltrated into American business and gov   

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