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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 7, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am am pm Intcrinountain Network Station KALL Otnndiv Throush Fridiv WEATHER Fair Monday warmer ivtst portion Details on Page 14 VOL 158 NO 11i SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MONDAY MORNING MARCH 7 1019 PRICE FIVE CENTS use Light Home Damages Reported Patrons FJcc City Theaters By TRIBrNK STAFF Two earthquake tnmors described as of minor intensity rnekccl the Salt Lake Cily area Sunday at about pm iaus ing a water main to hurst minor damage to at least one residence but apparently no injuries The tremor appeared to be centered somewhere west of Salt Lake City and apparently was confined almost entirely to the Salt Lake valley TWO A MINUTE uenes Except for south Davis county no reports were received from areas outside Salt Lake county of the quake having been felt Og den Logan Provo and Price ported they felt nothing of the tremor i TwoMinute Duration i The seismograph at the Xniverj sity of Utah recorded the shock at and 34 seconds pm lasting two minutes A minor after shock occurred at and 12 sec onds pm j Prof C Edward Jacob head of the University of Utah geophysics r It was just like Deo 7 1911 sighed Eva Grover TribuneTele gram night telephone operator several hours after the quake as department who deyeloped the the flood of calls eased seismograph record termed the I was working that day when minor intensity people heard that war had been in an earthquake area like declared For hours 1 answered southern California they would calls as fast as I could Thats the hardly be noticed way it was tonight she said Intensity of earthquakes are People first wanted to know if determined by the Mcreali scale there had been a quake Some he said Shocks of six to seven in j hadnt felt anything others had intensity would destroy or damage had windows broken didnt buildings Apparently this one have much to tell them at would be of intensity one Negro Outwits Lynch Mob In River Dive Escapes Gnu Death While Kidnapers Vie for Killer Role With pad and pencil in hand Fris Harry S Tru iust that it was local and no one The last major quake in Utah nia Krtts thc White House press group in Kcy was hurt as far as we knew occurred March 12 1935 Sunday wrth A he re have you been 1 ve A lot of them were worried erable damage resulted and schools i about friends anil relatives I triedwere dismissed That quake cen to reassure them as much as I lered near Lucin Box Elder could i county 1 I answered a call maybe every The chief operator on duty at 30 second After an hour of this the Mountain States Telephone I could hardly make myself heard and Telegraph Co said numor over the phone j ous calls wore received at switch Everybody wanted to know if i boards asking information there was going to be another j Fplt at quake Some asked if they should move out of the house A few of Room clerks at Hotel Utah and them said they already had matI Newhouse hotel said several guests tresses out on the lawn i reported they felt the tremor but j i no panic resulted Some devastated By PHILADELPHIA March 6 OPELOUSAS La March 6 25yearold Negro kidnaped from the St Landry parish prison and on the verge of being lynched jumped into the Atchafalaya river Sunday and temporarily escaped while the leaders of a mob matched coins to see who would be his executioner The Negro is Edward Honeycutt who has confessed that he raped a while woman in front of her two babies three months ago A fish erman dragged Honeycutt from the river and he was rcarrcsted by Marshal Kenneth DevilHer of Krotz Springs La Mob Proof Prison Authorities took him to the mob proof prison at Eaton Rouge the state capital They said Honeycutt was not harmed but they refused to let anyone talk to him Sheriff Martin Guilbeau said there were two and maybe three automobiles filled with men in the mob that abducted Honeycutt Guilbeau and a posse were so close on their heels that the kidnapers had to flee without looking fo Honeycutt when he escaped from them Bv ANTHONY LEVIERO list season since the war gave its En elderly jailer was tricked at March i usual warm welcome to the man midnight Saturday into letting Iwn waiting for you Tnmmns plane landed four minutes ahead of press plane PITS Triiiniin interviewed Robert Nixon correspondents leader DELIGHTS NEWSMEN KEY WEST Fla Pros Ha v about the removal of V M Molo tov as Russian foreign minister dovastaled Adele Parks 1275ord ave was came down to investigate but bursting atomic bomb may be en silting alone on the sofa at the none in such a hurry as to come teled bv rescue parties as quick time of the tremor she reported not fully dressed clerks said She felt a very sharp jar and Guests of the upper floors reported as thcv can be moblllzed and heard the grandfather clock creak the quake as very distinct j dispatched without undue fear of she said Then a crystal dropped Mrs Samuel G Spencer 230harmful exposure to deadly radi out of the chandelier Canyon rd said the broken waler i alion an Abomb expert says main was in front of the Veterans T tered into the air and set up abreak nf ttnR University of I inewed they credit with putting this j three men snatch t Honcycutt from r nresidentof the southernmost town on thc map j the steelandstone St Landrv Vitc House Correspondents This is the presidents sixth visit I Parish prison which was supposed Isn ere Simdav to his winter White House a cot to be mob proof The jail is on Assn here bundaj atrernoon endosed naval station the top floor of the threeanda While he came for a vacation I half story courthouse building Reversing the usual roles Mr Mr Truman will also conduct nor Truman was having fun He came mal House business A cour for a vacation and he began j plane will bring reports and Smashes With Pistol Three men came up in an ele documents from Washington He j vator Two of them complained The former North Carolina gov was accompanied by Matthew J i to Jailer Henry Landry that their 11 i it V T r4 n i m n m rt ri tttl t fl FMTTlIr 51 1Y1 H If 1T1 P alogv of the University of j When the chartered press plane huge outcry At the Salt Lake county jail Swamp Switchboards Switchboards at the Salt Lake Pennsylvania school of medicine arrived there was the countrys Connelly and William D Hasset secretaries Dr John R Steelman his assistant Stanley Woodward companion was drunk and making a nuisance of himself They said they wanted him locked up ghosts walked the corridors and stations and The tiing iron gates and cell doors Sat Lake Tribune and Salt Lake officers on duty said Telegram were swamped A late caller asked Police Disi immediately followin patchcr Sgt M L Christensen How serious was the air raid at the airport and hospital as saying Doomed Area Concept Thcearly concept of a doomed i arca two square chiefof protocol of the state Landry opened the steel door be new No 1 reporter waiting His j partment and his aides Maj Gen j tween the elevator entrance and envelope were ready Leads Own Interview Teton Sealers Ski Down After Victory Harry II Vaughan Rear Adm I the prison As he did so one of the Robert L Dennison and Robert B i men smashed him across the arm Landry and William Bray an Wjth a pjgtol Another grabbed mi j assistant to Dr Steelman i Landrvs kevs thei miles directly under the point n j U here have you beeni x y gnh Lakf Re earthquake air wheie lhe bomb manded Mr Truman as the first Few of the callers reported dami whose Population would have to be lof the reporters started down the age although Mrs Julia Cabrera ileft to die because of the deadly ramp icilhv rt nn Qt i radiation existing now Come on down VVheres the policc her big chimney was de thoroughly disproved president of the While House Cor stroved Downtown no damage Where the attack is made over respondents Assn wasapparent a rnetropolilan area it is prob I Parley Looms Heres the president now ills rlUpciruriL JIIULI nivi ii 11 Rudolph Orlob 1511 Arlington able that many persons will suri voices said as Nixon correspond r who was at Salt Lake municii vive the bombs deadly of the International si airport when the tremor was ous radiations Their survival will Service came down The chief dr just jumped executive had seen him inaugu up and down i effect from reinforced concrete rated Saturday night as the as brick and tile floors and walks sociations new president at a dm Darndest Boom T More Rational Focus I heard the darndcst boom with JTi JH JACKSON Wyo March I tie thing he said It However the physical ricstruc deputies the men had laken Honeycutt away There were some blood spots in the elevator Iosse Hits Trail Guilbeau quickly organized a States Britain and posse They soon struck the trail expected to hold a and chased the mob to a bridge Truman Ready voices hummed highly important conference soon i across the Atchafalaya river near WASHINGTON March 6 ner in Washington iThe United Wheres the band asked Mr France are ex And now get the hell out of here one of the men snarled at Landry Landry across the street and telephoned Sheriff Guilbeau By the time Guilbeau had mustered out his Hail to the Chief What About Molotov Three tired mountain climbers an explosion but I didnt get tion in the area would be very skied down Grand Teton mounlhc fcciing of concussion after the extensive Dr Pendergrass said tain Sunday afternoon afler sueblast I looked out loward Bacchus Dr Pendergrass was quoted by ccssfully making the secondin but didnt see anything there the Inquirer as saying his opinions history winter climb up the At thc Utah theater 118 S do not relate to underwater atomic 13766ft peak Main patrons jumped to their feet explosions with its towering Paul Petzoldt 41 international and began to rugh ollt A feu mushroom Of poisonously radio y known mountain climber and screamed but panic was averted active water brothers Ted and Jack Lewis 21 as scveral patrons leaned on the The effpct of thcsc ncivcon and 21 respectively returned from stae ordt1ecl audience to is not all to debunk the hgh lhe L M Pre to occupying nations when the new than torn ski pants and swollen Capitol theater 46 W 2nd South j to a lewtot See Page 2 Column t clearer and more rational focus Arrest of Woman Russian Rouses Congress Probe WASHINGTON March 6 justice department announced Sunday night that it will present to a New York grand jury at 11 am Monday the governments case against Judith Coplon 27yearold justice department employe and Valentine Gubitchev Russian employe of the United Nations The department said both Miss Coplon and Gjbitchev 32 may he called before the grand jury Atty Gen Tom C Clark said legal action against them is mov ing swiftly forward Miss Coplon a comely linguist and Russian expert in the justice departments foreign agents regis tration section was seized in New York Saturday with planted se cret documents which she intended to deliver to Gubitchev Suspect Clams Up It was disclosed Sunday that the sultryeyed Miss Coplon now held in a New York jail has clammed up refusing to talk about the charges against her There was some speculation that the justics department might have used Miss Coplon as a decoy to trap Gubitchev The FBI would neither confirm nor deny it The justice department said that representatives of the Russian em bassy and the Soviet delegation to the United Nations conferred with Gubitchev Saturday night in the presence of state and justice de partment officials The department said the Russian representatives advised the pris oner that he was fully protected by diplomatic immunity Dispute Russian Claim Department officials dispute this claim The documents found on Miss Coplon have been forwarded to the FBI laboratory here where they are being fully examined the de partment said Justice officials said that Rus sian representatives present at the meeting with Gubitchev Saturday night told him they were making1 immediate and strong protesta tions to the state department for his release The two arrests touched off vigorous new demands in congress for a crackdown on U S Reds and on aliens entering the country through the U N Backs Spy Probe Sen Karl E Mundt R S said they show unquestionably hat the house unAmerican activi ties committee was right last year n charging that spy rings still exist inside the government He added that it was unquestion ably true that Miss Coplon is part of a fuller organization It is inconceivable that this young lady on her own estab lished contact with this Russian in New York he said Miss Coplon is held in 20000 bail Gubitchevs was fixed at 5100000 on grounds he was the more serious offender Departments Silent The justice department kept si Sen T Melville Brouglitnn Succumbs to heart ailment Newly Named Senator 60 Of N C Dies WASHINGTON March 6 Sen J Melville Broughton 60 of North Carolina died of a heart at tack Sunday just two months after taking office ernor suffered an acute seizure and entered the naval hospital at Eethesda Md early Sunday morning He died at am ThreeWeek nines Eroughtons friends said that for three weeks his physical con dition has been poor He had been suffering from heart trouble for some time fled to a restaurant i Broughton sworn in Dec 31 1948 presided over the upper chamber two and a half hours last Friday He was scheduled to make his maiden speech Monday against a proposed rules change against the filibuster Broughtons family said funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3 pm EST in the Tabernacle Baptist church at Raleigh N C the senators home Former Reporter Born in North Carolina Brongh lent on the case Sunday while the stale department dug into law to see whether diplomatic immu nity covers illicit activities such as spying or conspiring to steal Many congressmen were ion their joint policies for western KroLz Springs Germany j Honeycutt was dumped on the Top officials here and in low levee and three members of ton was graduated from Wake j alarmed and aroused Here are the What about Molotov Mr Presdoi and in Paris were reported the mob started matching coins I Forest college in 1910 and studied top developments asked Pros Truman Sunday to believe that the time is to see which one would shoot him nt Harvard law school He 1 The house unAmerican activi As they matched and argued merly taught school and was a j ties committee may meet Monday Yes yes indeed yes replied near for high level government Mr Xixon decisions All right said Mr Truman apropos of nobody knew what One Major Aim I agree Nixon commented ex1 They are up against such ques Ipansively lions as 1 powers to be reserved j Ci0se behind to occupying nations when the new j Honeycutt clung to some willows western German government ajong thc bank for four Ploneycutt dived into the river 120 j reporter on the WinstonSalcm to consider an investigation Corn yards wide at that point The mob i Journal made a quick search for him suid then fled with Guilbeaus posse Clay Rejects Russian Protest n Slow Delivery of Loot Ice Near Top Pelzoldt compared conditions near the top of the peak with those the Himalayan mountains in Tibet and on K2 in India sec end highest mountain in the world which he has sealed Winter conditions on tho Grand as it is called were much more difficult There was an ice formation near the top I never knew existed which made climbing tough he said Their sighs of relief ru being off Ihe mountain did not malch their enthusiasm for the climb Tho trio emphasized however that though everything went along a letter to Clay from Soviet mili And No too added Mr Nix comes into force 2 the common jwas 2 am when he escaped on warming up On the otherattitude of the west toward Rus mittee sources indicated a desire In 19U he was admitted to the to call Miss Coplon and Gubitchev North Carolina bar He practiced to Washington to testify But it considered unlikely the com mittee would agree to investigate the justice department as de See Page 6 Column 6 law in Raleigh until elected to the state senate in 192728 He won a four year term as governor in 1941 hand perhaps I shouldnt commentsia on Qerrnan problems and 3 TrvT TTT on that It is rather difficult to ways of integrating western Ger 1U YUKlV assay at the moment We have many more firmly into lhe eco the matter under considerable gnomic and political structure of study i western Europe All through the interview Mr Moreover one major aim will be Truman made mouse tracks with j to strengthen western unity for BERLIN March 6 getting their property back he i Wih wtlltcver spring j n T i Drown eriACJope it was an intershoves Russia rnuv bo planning IClUS JLJ Y ll 111 lllSUiU r view that shed light only on thr Odom Tries for New Record HONOLULU March 6 San Francisco He will fly at presidents mood Threw Other Queries It is a foregone conclusion here Recordmaker William P Odom 5000 ft over Ihe Pacific climb to that significant Soviet maneuvers took off from Hickham field at 11000 on the west coast and hit are bound to come in the next two pm HST Sunday night and by the nazis The charges were contained in office shakeup in which Andrei dusk in a new attempt to fly from j Honolulu to New York without stop I smoothly the climb was as tary governor Marshal Vassily D Petzoldt put it rather Sokolovsky who demanded that la nineman Russian restitution team be admitted to the U S Ropes Between Men tary commander Sunday rejected For almost 18 months the Rus as without foundation Russian siins have watched the ships go charges that the United Stales is by as other nations carried home delaying delivery and deliberately the machinery and art objects damaging Soviet property looted looted by the Nazis in World War ncw Qn II he said rim Smith of the United Press Iln view of Clays statement t d Erncst B vaccaro of the certain he will turn down Associated Prcsa whcn hc pot s Soviet demand for admission no commcnts he remarked Ive aresttuton never bcn so tough on you He Wcstern d s wcro stm maTdne thV iner i Sundav to OUt its into his trim scarlet and silver because I m making this inter meaning Officials hope this week view for Heaist will bring real clues to the next twist in Moscows diplomacy On the western side of lhe cold thvm or tllrpe montlis That was lhe be pointed his tiny Beechcraft rnono i Molotov mieslimis atMer licf oven Ulc Sovit eastward into the gathering 1 questions at Aler nffirf in Anrivoi 1t I JL Ul l Assured B5 Of Hop Success First Hand Review The lanky 29yearold flier said j it looks like a good deal to rae j this time just before climbing i j zone to recover the property in o OOVlfif ill tefllt rrri T 7 i llYGQ tO for Hearst Mr Truman left Washington at 7 am in his plane The Inde i pondcnce He reached the Boca Odom is using the same plane in Chica naval air station 8 miles this loomed as a very busy which he set a new international j i from here 9t pm LONDON March 6 UP ccived the usual honors with Hail arp scheduled or in prospect j Honolulu to Oakland Cal 1 George F Kennan the stale months ago He saicl they had had a couple eluding arl treasures of slides down steep slopes while Clays comment was succinct descending on skis but were able This is a typical Soviet letter to recover in the runouts below without foundation and will be Another major danger was from answered in due course avalanches and Petzoldt said the Eariicri 0 R McJunkins United trio sometimes was forced to skirt Statcs reparations and restitutions The sensational changes in the to the Chief played by the navy 1 George F Kennan the stf areas where Ihere was indication crijcf said any tardiness in return Russian hierarchy make il in i band i departments top policy planning of them i ing Russian property was the 1 r He said the group used 120 j fault of thc RUssians feet of rope between each man McJunkiM said niufih longer than usual Jack Lewis declared that as i There are approximately 40 far as climbing conditions are confrfiKnt cars of Soviet properties ants said Sunday cerncd this was about the tough siUinfi at Bremen now waiting ThPy suggesl that Stalins est climb Ive ever made the Russians to get around lo sKCessors will be Viacheslav M Never before he said have sending a ship for them Molotov replaced as foreign minister Georgi M Malenkov Bureau Sees Overcast DAYTON p March 6 UP feasibility of the nonstop roundtheworld flight of a BSO bomber last week was proved in part at a Tom Thumbsized airport at WrightPatterson air He reiwceli These developments record on a 2400mi flight from force base here it was revealed A final weather bureau forecast Sunday night The miniature airport com plete with runways control sta tion and almost all facilities Ted and 1 been in such positions Until this minute lhe Russians creasingly likely lhat when i The correspondents in a chari officer will begin in Germany a predicted a 300mi stretch of over Premier Josef Stalin leaves of tered Constellation aircraft left two lo three weeks first hand re cast and light turbulence at found on fullsized flying fields fice his place will be taken by a the capital a few minutes behind view of Americas occupation pol the halfway mark of the trans is the brain child of the air ma c 1 n nrl IT fmvr iirl rif lrf ic trtl tftflf1 POflimfl Tins flVTIfl TY11 rt TTlfiflfil ocean leg is expected es an operaons ocen e His recommendations to Secy buck 1012 mph headwinds for unit Air force officials said two State Dean G Acheson will help the first 1250 miles and then have tests using two similar model of danger as in this climb have not appeared interested in and Marshal N A Bulganin threeman learn inslead of a lhc president and arrived only four iicies and operations single mnn diplomatic inform minutes behind him His recommendati The doubletalk interview may of State Dean G Acheson will help have been Mr Trumans way of lay the groundwork for American 10I8mph tailwinds to the coast evading the Molotov enigma No discussions wilh thc British and According to his flight plan he body asked him what ho Ihoughl I French This may mean a meet will follow thc regular airline aboiit Molntovs removal in Washington before the end rouln lo lhe mainland homing Key West enjoying its best tourjof the month i on the signal of radio station KOG leriel commands dynamic model airplanes were made over the 100foot circular runway The planes dwarf 317s with four real engines were used for sta bility tests 13000 by the time he reaches New York He is expected to hit the coast in about 17 Vhrs or about pm PST Monday Wears Lucky Suit Wearing his lucky graycheck suit red tie and batterd gray Hom burg hat Odom said he was feel ing slightly calmer than last lime although he had butter flics in his stomachHe said he expected them to settle down when he crosses the coastline His plane weighed 3779 pounds including Odoms weight and car ried 288 gallons of more gallons than on the last at tempt How Can You An air force B17 will trail the tiny craft for approximately 1100 miles out of Honolulu Odom expects to land at Teter boro N J airport after a 34 hr flight averaging 140 rnph How can you smile when you are scared he jokingly told a photographer who asked for a smile when he climbed into his plane   

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