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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 3, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am am pm intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Fridar WEATHER Cloudy Thursday with occa sional showers Details on Page 18 VOL 158 NO 140 SALT LAKE CITY LIT AH THURSDAY MORNING MARCH 3 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Nonstop Bomber Encircles Globe B50 Climaxes Historic Flight At Ft Worth After 94 Hours FORT WORTH Tex March 2 first nonstop roundtheworld flight ever made ended here Wednesday when the proud B50 bomber Lucky Lady II touched the same run Way from which it took off 94 hours before A perfectly kept secret and a milestone in air force history the feat was achieved by refueling the big Boeing ship in the air at four points on Us approximately 23452mile course At the Controls Capt James Gallagher of Mel rose Minn 28yearold plane com rrfander was at the controls when the silver bomber flashed over the Carswell air force base control tower at am CST and land ed eight minutes later He and 13 other crew members had crossed seven bodies of water and four continents since am CST Feb 26 They averaged 249 miles per hour over a route which lacked only about 1500 miles of equalling the distance around the earth at the equator If they were tired they con cealed it Cleanshaven and smil ing they stood oy their fouren gine ship and received the plaudits SENATE NEXT House Okefas Bill to Shift Levy on Fuel mington Gen Hoyt S Vanden berg chief of Gen Curtis E Lemay strategic air command By RICHARD A SQUIRES The house Wednesday approved bills which if okehed by the sen ate and governor will exempt mo tor fuel purchased for nonhigh way uses and vehicles from state taxes increase monthly retire Stuart benefits of state employes remove the per month maxi mum on policemens pensions and permit the state board of educa VfVf v f i 7 Heres Digest eaclion a Credit Shift Businesses Approve Easing of Curbs See Sales Stimulus Durable Goods WASHINGTON March 2 government Wednesday night relaxed its credit controls to make it easier for the public to buy things on the installment plan The Federal Reserve board took this action effective Mon day after Pres Harrv S Trumans economic advisers had assured Spokesmen of state and businesses or organizations di rectly affected by the relaxation iu i iu of credit controls Wednesdav i hlm earller ln lhe dav tilat the business outlook is still very Federal gooc1 brlht and promising voiced approval of the Reserve boards action casing curbs on installment buying Among comments were these James M Armstrong chairman Salt Lake City Chamber of Com merce retail trades bureau 1 think the federal reserve boards action is a step in the right di for the average con sumer and the small businessman Consumers will be able to get more of the things they have wanted and small businesses will get a sales stimulus which will be safe Darrell Welling exooiitive vice i The board itself did not comment on the state of the nations economic health in its order ex tending time payments to 21 months and cutting the amount of down payment from 20 to j 15r of the purchase price on all goods except automobiles One Third in Cash Hinted For Forrestal Within Day or So WASHINGTON March 2 Harry S Truman may accept the resignation of Defense Secy James Forrestal within a day or so and name Louis A Johnson of West Vir ginia to succeed him it was re sates People buying cars still must put up onethird of the cost in cash but they now will have a longer time in which to pay off the reducing those monthly installments which auto dealers claim have slowed their ported Wednesday There was no immediate con firmation of the report which n and Maj Gen Roger M Ramey i tion to issue revenue bonds to fi Eighth air force commander Could Carry Bomb Air Secy Stuart Symington left greets Capt James Gallagher right after Gallagher brought his B50 down in Fort AVorth Wednesday from first roundtheworld nonstop airplane flight in history With them is Grn Hoyt Vandenbrrff Capt Gallagher flew the 23452 miles in 94 hours nance revenue producing projects at junior colleges The house also passed a bill to j Symington described the bring present state highway engi1 achievement as evidence that all neers under a civil service corn air force medium bombers now had mission intercontinental range Lemay Despite the farreaching effect put it more bluntly He said that of the measures only the fuel E50s flying from American bases I exemption bill and the civil senice could deliver the atom bomb to j measure provoked any opposition any part of the world where it may Exemption Bill be required For diplomatic reasons route followed a zigzag course officers said The B50 modeled after the famed wartime B29 Su perfort was refueled over the Azores Dhahran in Saudi Arabia the Philippines and Hawaii The legs were 3884 miles 5305 miles 4989 miles 5464 miles and 3810 miles respectively There was al ways an ample fuel reserve The refueling was done from B29s converted into tankers Having vastly increased per formance over that of its ante cedent the B50 is rated a 6000 mile bomber with a fiveton bomb load Over shorter ranges it will carrv 10 tons Its top speed is about 400 miles per hour From Arizona The Lucky Lady II Although the fuel exemption bill applies to gasoline purchased for dry cleaning and industrial engines as well as farm machinery the battle on the bill was fought oil an urbanrural basis The civil service bill was a political Democrats for Republicans against Under the tax exemption meas ure the 4c per gallon state tax on gasoline and diesel fuel pur chased for non highway uses would be refunded annually by the state tax commission to purchas ers who file affidavits showing that the fuel was not used in ve hicles operating on highways or roads Debated for two hours before a gallery packed with farm repre sentatives the measure finally was was passed 33 votes for 19 Lucky t drawn from the Eighth air forces j votes more than re 43rd bomb group at Tucson Ariz j quired for approval At a news conference Gallagher cite Discrimination and his crew mates faced 54 cor respondents who had been spirited Proponents of the measure ar here Tuesday night without foregued that farmers were being dis The Captain and His Lucky Lady II A B29 tanker plane above refuels B50 bomber Lucky Lady II in the air on practice flight over Texas prior to the bombers nonstop flight around the world which ended Wednesday On its globegirdling hop the Lucky Lady II refueled In the air four times from similar tanker craft SAVINGS Houston Fi president Salt Lake Ren Estate circulated in usually wcllin boardThe action of the Federal j office had no com Reserve board should stimulate j rnent sales There is a sagging market j Johnson was chairman of the right now and easing credit con Democratic finance committee trols might prove to be a good 19i8 cam thing I have just this moment heard of the reserve boards ac tion and would rather reserve further comment until after I have given it some study Harry P Karl executive vice president and secretary Credit Bureau of Salt Lake a move in the right direction I personally have never felt that controls were needed in the retail trade No doubt there will be fur1 ther liberalization of controls if the government feels it is needed to stimulate sales Ames K Bngley executive sec retary Utah Manufacturers Assn do not believe the order applies directly to anyone in our group in Utah We have no one manufac turing automobiles radios or washing machines here and I think it would concern more directly the people who deal in these articles I could not say what its effect will be on installment buying1 Acliesoii Says Major Pact Issues Settled WASHINGTON March 2 Secy of State Dean Acheson Wednesday indicated all major is sues involved in writing the North Atlantic security treaty have been settled The seven countries drafting the pact however have not yet deter mined what other nations should be brought in as original signers he disclosed The question of in viting Italy is receiving especially careful study Cheered by Move Late Wednesday of Chnrlps C Freed vice president were cheered by a news dis National Automobile Dealers Assn patch from Copenhagen saying and president Freed Motor diplomatic informants predicted here Tuesday night knowledge of their destination The plane commander assured the questioners that there now isnt anv limit to the time we can stay aloft other than mechanical diffi culties criminated against in that gas I taxes were intended tobe levied against highway users for mainte nance and construction of roads Farmers they said already are overtaxed and should not be re You can go anywhere you quired to assume the burden that want he said the law intended should be carried described the flight at by useTs of highway vehicles Senate Repasses Trimmed S F Official Bill on Appropriations Feared Dead By O X MALMQUIST Hern vetoes by the gover After carving a little less thannor HOUSTON Tex March 2 UP bespectacled Chris J There is no question in my mind but that the move will stimulate buying especially in the new car field People of middleincome groups unable heretofore to buy a car will now find themselves able liClS ito rto so unccr provisions of the order Wesioti E Hamilton secretary Ttah Council of a fine thing Easing controls will give more people an opportunity to own things they have wanted The move will be a stimulator and we need it right now We are uie f 0 ine jjeinucrtiLa tutm UIK uubu altitudes of 10000 to 20000 feet Opponents maintained that all a million dollars out ox the 5o2that thg Iegislature should act as quite normal There was no I taxes are to some degree discnmj 256278 appropriations bill the the bijl and get jt to the governor serious trouble Refueling worked j inatory and that the state could utah senate Wednesday repassed in time so it would have to come very well afford th e loss of some j controversial measure and j back for legislative action after He and his companions allowed tanners estimated bOO000 ani vetoes if any at given a little rest they would nually in road revenue which passent it oacic 10 ine nouse lor ac After i j i mrrn nf t Vi D hill hrinfT nnnnr ppntanpp nr rpipftion of that be ready to do it again They said they worked in four to sixhour shifts getting ample sleep Served In Pacific The crew comprised three pilots two navigators two radar officers three flight engineers two radio ceptance or rejection of amendments The Lomocrats took the position Christensen 46yearold former San Francisco city supervisor was found here Wednesday more than a year after he presumably jumped to his death from the Golden Gate i JJAHI v bridge tne I the measure into a conference i committee the Republicans The machlne Denmark may decide Thursday to join in the talks Acheson tolda news conference that he did not know of any out standing differences on the text of the treaty He expects to meet with the ambassadors of Britain France Canada Belgium the Netherlands and Luxembourg Thursday and possibly again early next week to try to wind up de tails of drafting The treaty would commit the Uniteed States and all other mern For example if you buy a car for you still have to pay S600 down but your monthly pay ments would be Sllll less than under the old regulations which required the balance to be cleaned up in 18 months if the amount was over 51000 and in 15 months if the balance was less than S1000 This is how it works after that initial S600 payment You sign a note for SHOO which includes the Si 200 balance plus S20Q for inter est and insurance charges The 5200 is an approximate figure which mav vary in different lo calities That makes your month ly payments S6666 as compared with required under the 18 month pay plan Other Time Buying This holds true for other time purchases of such things as re frigerators stoves radios and household furnishings The federal reserve boards or der followed shortly after its re port that the amount of install ment credit outstanding dropped in January marking the first decline in three years It said total consumer credit includ ing charge accounts which are not controlled amounted to 000000 in January The board has been under in creasing pressure for a relaxation of the credit controls which were mposed last September and are due to expire June 30 Chairman WrightPatman D of the house small business committee who has been the chief congressional critic of the way the reserve board controls said administered the he was disap pointed in the changes He told a reporter he thinks the time pay ments should have been put at 24 months especially on automo biles Against Reserve Board Patman said When the bill her nations to resist an attack comes up for extension Im for against any one of them but each sage of the bill would bring abouj Rep Ernest H Dean D said the bill is particularly timely now as the farmer has had a bad year Rep illiam Is Brotherson ULau uian oiiiu nginunuin im Oi senate lea him on a weird trail through lasc ining i oo i R Duchesne argued that the ieg6 Utah Water and Power Democrats caucussed during the the southwest that ended with his With these words John Watson If the reductions which fell switched tactics and undertook to i and a lapse of memory he said principally upon the University of j make the revisions on the floor had caused his disappearance and Utah Utah State Agricultural the senate led him on a weird trail through in a deflationary trend and the j country would decide what steps boards action will be encouraging jit would take in fulfilling the both to the consumer and the recommitment taller Would Reveal Text Acheson said he hopes to make the text public before it is signed Chairman Tom Connally D Tex of the senate foreign rela tions committee had declared jeirlier that it should not be made Prophetic Words End With Death the president having the power but against giving it again to the federal reserve board Chairman Burnet R Maybank D S C of the senate banking committee however praised the reserve boards action which he said he had talked over previously with board officials Maybank said in a statement he is very happy that the board followed his committees recom farmer is overtaxed at present and should be freed from paying a PENG AM Wales March 2 fT j public until after signing lest j mendations light this cigarette if its the some unforeseen question arise It was disclosed meanwhile that last thing I do and cause trouble Mr board state prison and vocational noon recess and word seeped out j role of Bible salesman on Houston schools are accepted by the house that three or four would go along i streets operators and two gunners All I highway tax on fuel not used the bill sent to the governor j with the Republicans to make the were war veterans most having j highway vehicles served under Lemay and Ramey in Rep Frank Bonacci D Cai the Pacific said passage of the bill would by Friday the legislature will be changes assured of another look at it in But the first amendment pro Weather was excellent create gasoline bootleggers and items See Page 5 Column 1 i See Page 4 Column case the governor vetoes any line See Page 4 Column 4 THE GREATEST STORY Joseph Goes to Jerusalem With Marv Her Parents In thr from thn hook rnn Evrr Told which The Tribunr Injt In form during season By FULTON OTJRSLER For this nights negotiations Joseph hnd made great prepara tions Thoroughly he cleansed him self and trimmed his beard and washed the sawdust out of the stiff tangles of his curls Carrying a gift of Damascus sweets he set off through the crowded street of the coppersmith Joseph was greeted at the door by Joachim Inside were Anna Marys mother and a strange woman he had never seen before This was Elizabeth kinswoman of the family Once sometimes twice a year they had a visit from Cousin Elizabeth daughter of Annas much older sister Between Mary and Elizabeth there was a dif ference of more than forty years j it was like being cousin to yourj own grandmother Most of these 40 years the older cousin had been May Take Choice But if the legislative wrangle over the amounts holds it up past Friday the governor will be in a position to act and return the bill to the legislature or operate on it after the session adjourns The major argument advanced in the senate for the reductions however was that the governor had assured Republican senators j he would items make certain cuts Straight Parly Line The trimmmg process WeBackRuss Say U S Reds V NEW YORK March 2 U S Communist leaders served Remembers Kvents 19 fell off a moving truck as it turned a cornT and was killed His partner the story at an it would have to be agreed to by inquest Wednesday He said the j all the countries involved He Christensen awaiting word wind had blown out Watsons therebv appeared to rule out the matches four tines before his last probability of some unforeseen is Truman has been meeting on While not commenting directly his own with various industrial on Connnallys view Acheson said i and financial leaders to get their that before the text was released ideas on the state of the nations into war American Communists would not veto any s if the legislators would i with a demo I cratic forces to defeat the aims of American imperialism The statement was issued at w a s New York Communist party head Cousin Zachary was even older than his wife his back was so started after the senate had re quarters over the signatures of National Chairman William Z Foster and Eugene Dennis party secretary from relatives in the office of Dist Atty A C Winborn could remember most of the events that prompted him to walk to the gigantic span Jan 14 1948 and write a suicide note He believes j he actually made the jump I Elected to a supervisory job by j a big majority on what he thought was an independent ticket Chris tensen said it soon proved other wise I couldnt escape lhe machine politics and just didnt know what to do They began demanding things1 Took Odd Jobs From Los Angeles he remem j bered being in Douglas an j Tucson Ariz where he took odd jobs in cluding a job afi soda jerk and then as cook on the Toda La Vista and fatal try foA a smoke sue coming up economic health The White House maintained a strict silence on what was aired at these informal closedrdoor sea It said that the recent state1 dude ranch near Tucson f 3 L41 1 ttu fl 1 LCI 11 tV Dti Itl Li I JflU 1C married to a country priest m a d df an amcndment giving village far from Jerusalem j Ulfi governor mlthority to rfteducbe I any or all items in the bill up to The motion lo recede offered stiff that he found it hard oiby Sen Lynn Orser D Roosemcnts of French Communist Christensen arrived in Houston stoop over and trim his toenails velt was carried by the first Leader Maurice Thorez Italian eight days ago and this ap They were very poor and the vil straight party line vote of the Communist Chiff Palmiro Tog plied for work at an employment lage of Ain Karim where Zachary j Democrats against 11 i liatti urging Frenchmen and j agency using his right name Ref labored in the synagogue was Republicans j Italians to aid Russia in the event j erences he gave were in San Fran small and obscure There he served The Republicans wanted to re of war serve the cause of peace oisco and agency manager Mrs the townspeople married and cirfuse to recede and thereby throw Wednesdays statement from Geneva Kerlin checked them by cumcised them advised and burifd the bill into conference commiti American Communist party headtelegram since sho considered busy and peaceful life tec for changes quarters seemed to follow the gen1 hiring him in the agency itself Elizabeth had arrived with news They argued that this would i ernl pattern of thoso made by Thus Christ ensens true identity Seepages Column 5 permit adjustments which would Communist leaders abroad jwas established BUT STILL GOING STRONG Truman Asks Filibuster Gag WASHINGTON March 2 Pres Harry S Truman called Wednesday for a quick decision in the threedayold filibuster in the senate but there was no sign of the talkfe running out Administration cries only spurred southern orators in their fight sgainst a Trumanj backed proposal under which sen ate debate could be cut short any time twothirds of these present so vote The southerners assailed this rs a preliminary move to the south with civil bills The Dixie bloc originally 22 strong actually gained strength as i the debate went on Sen Langer North Dakota Re publican announced that he will vote against the proposed debate curb Langer explained that he fears amall states and Minorities would be damaged by limiting dej blowing strong when the senate bate Late in the day Chairman Rob ert A Taft R O announced that the senate Republican policy committee had agreed to keep hands off on the voting of individ ual G O P senators in the filibuster controversy We decided it is not matter for party policy Taft told news recessed at pm until noon Thursday Sen Elbert D Thomas D Utah informed newsmen after a White House conference that Mr Truman is anxious for a prompt decision on the filibuster issue I told the president Thomas r said that any country that can after a 90minute committee I send its people to war on a bare session behind closed doors I see no reason why people should not vote their own opin ions he added Previously Sen Kenneth S Wherry of Nebraska GOP floor leader had predicted that quite majority vote ought to be ashamed of itself when it takes a nearly unanimous vote to change a rule of procedure in the senate The president said I was right Carrying on the southern fight 30yearold Sen Russell Long D a few Republicans would vote La attacked the proposed rules against any ruling to choke off j change as a wedge to wipe out debate until the issue has been one of srpat balances in our thoroughly aired republican government one of Dixie 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