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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 9, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Inlcrmountain Network Station KALI MonfisT TltrMih WEATHER Iarlly cloudy Wednesday somewhat warmer Details on Page 28 VOL 15S NO 146 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH WEDNESDAY MORNING MARCH PRICE FIVE CENTS Session Okehs Bill to Allow City Housing Public Aid Measure Cain Lashes at W ren Fresh After TransOcean U S Flight Showing little sign of fatigue a freshly shaven nnd sharply drcssod Bill Odoni shakes hands an admirer after cm of his rpcoril 5000mile HonoluliiTplprboro nonstop flight Odom Cracks Hop Mark Feels ASSAILS COUNTERFEITS TETERBORO N J March 8 Bill Odom made good Tuesday on a 5000 mile nonstop flight across half an ocean and all of a continent in a plane smaller than the one Charles Lindbergh flew to Paris 22 years ago The balding gumchewing young veteran buzzed the airport here at pm EST 36 hours after he lifted his silver Beechcraft singleengine monoplane from Hickam Field Hawaii and pointed Us nose for New Jersey Glad Its Over Odom used only worth of gasoline and he had enough left to fly about 300 miles farther But he was glad to call it quits after fighting icing conditions over the Rockies and battling fatigue on thc last lap of his flight from Chicago His flight more than doubled the distance record for light planes which Odom set himself last Jan uary when he flew the same type plane from Hawaii to Oakland Cal where he was forced down by severe weather over the Sierra Nevada mountains Great Personal Feat It was not a sensational feat measured against the nonstop roundtheworld flight of an air force B50 or speeds above 1000 President Berates Foes Of Democracy Ideal Passes Despite Hot COP Protests By KtniAKU A SQUKKS The Democratic majority in the house Tuesday flung its weight around and despite pro tests of Republican members reconsidered and passed HB 112 platformpromised bill to permit cities and counties to finance public housing projects Tempers were short on both sides of the lower house as it ad journed in an uproar at pm l after taking action on only five i of 2 senatibills brought out for final passage Tuesday morning by the house sifting committee Acid Remarks The deadlock between the house and senate over the appropria tions bill showed no signs of break ing and several house members directed acid remarks at the sen I ate during the day The house was considering a mo tion to stay in session Tuesday r night whenreports that the sen Km George I Mill undergo ate had adjourned reached the I floor I If the senators dont want to act on our bills why should we wear ourselves put The senate has refused to talk to us on the only important bill we propriations Rep John A Murch D Cache complained A mo tion to adjourn until Wednesday at 10 am carried by an angry voice vote Fought by OOP Recall of the housing measure i which failed by two votes Monday night was fought by Republican j members Rep Clifton G M i Kerr fR Box Elder and Rep 1 Dilworth S Woolley f R Salt i restore circulation it was iLskot challenged Speaker Ed J j nounced Tuesday night I McPolin D Summit when he i evenHour Diatribe Atlantic Draft Wins Senate Group Favor WASHINGTON March S UP of State Dean G Acheson won tentative approval of the senate foreign relations commit Itee Tuesday for what may be the final draft of the North Atlantic security pact He met behind closed doors i with committee members nearly three hours and showed i them copies of a draft treaty which lias been agreed on by rep resentatives of the United States jand seven other antiCommunist western nations in negotiations here I Iuct Draft Submitted i The draft which has been trans I mitted to other western capitals i for possible lastminute revisions Sets Session Time Mark For Solo Filibustering WASHINGTON March s s sixandthreequarter hour speech that set a talking record for this congress Sen Harry P Cain R Wash Tuesday night lambasted Mon C S Trumans nomiPee to a high defense post operation for leg impairment WITHIN British Ki o Ills Force Leg Surgery LONDON March S George VI will undergo an opera considered an attack against all i Signatories are pledged to take I whatever action including the use of armed force they individually i consider necessary to meet the at tack i That leaves it up to each country to decide for itself about declaring war i Diplomats familiar with the wording of the tentative draft said I the treaty would remain in force for 10 yenrs with provision for a 10year renewal It would cover the Atlantic area north of the tropics in both North America and western Europe tion on his right leg shortly to Expects Early Signing Court circles said that an Committee Chairman Tom Con Inally D Tex told reporters the after the meeting that he expects WINTER PARK Fla Marrh S lins president Dr Hamilton Holt j ruled the bilfcould be reconsidered probablvVouldbc the treaty lo and made formed at Buckingham palace i Puhlic in abollt Uvo wccks j Satisfactory results may be ex Harry S Truman at Mr Truman stressed the impor fiwna nf UTI AivimMpun tacked counterfeit exponents of democracy Tuesday in an apparent slap at opponents of his civil rights program tance of bringing up American young people in the realm of true democracy to improve the qual ity of national leadership You know the president told his listeners in Rollins chapel The president flew here from his there isn t a word in the English West vacation headquarters that nas bcen so severely to receive an honorary Doctor of abused during the last 10 years Humanities degree at Rollins col lege In his acceptance speech he was highly critical of some people who he said have made a travesty of the word democ racy Mr Truman praised the consti tution for giving all Americans as that word democracy Deplores Verbal Travesty Some people make a travesty of that word he said That is one of the greatest words in the history of the English language and it should ctand for just ex within one week The and acted upon by a simple major ity vote Republicans maintained that a twothirds vote was a number that would have pre vented the bill from being recon sidered Under the twothirds rule Republicans and several op posing Democrats could have vented thebill from reaching the leS has been improved operation called lumbar j Pected and fed are assured he said sympathectomy s described as j fairly rare but not dangerous The He said he believed he was kings general health is for nearly all members lent a medical bulletin said committee the impaired circulation in his I general Connally said so floor Without Debate After Speaker McPolin over ruled the minority partys protest the bill passed without debate 33 for 24 against Few of its sup porters however felt they had the ability to see that justice actly what we say democracy j gained more than a moral victory See Page 4 Column 5 Utahs Solons Spur Action THE SENATE Introduced and passed a bill to set up a state building program for the next biennium if surplus revenues accrue to the reserve buildingfund Advanced to third reading a bill to increase the nonresident fee at milesperhoiir by whistling jets I the University of Utah and Utah But it was a striking feat of perj State Agricultural college from sonal courage and ability and per year to 550 per quarter convincing demonstration of the usefulness of light planes The 29yearold Odom who holds the aroundtheworld flight speed record and who has logged more than 8500 hours in the air was in comes to every man be he big or and not for a counterfeit small be he rich or poor Mr Truman urged Europeans I Accepting the degree from Rol living outside the iron curtain to j stand firm as the best bulwark j against communism and j worlds best hope for peace today i Rollins president Dr Holt arj ranged three years ago to get a j stone from the old Truman farm in TVITW Sofia Prelates Lonof Grandview Mo for the president 1DSC to place in the Rollins college 3L L loOll Walk of Fame Walk of Fame iyvia IJJb SOFIA Bulgaria March 8 UP THE HOUSE Reconsidered and passed of Bulgarias leading Prot The Walk of Fame is a tree estant clcrgymen werc senWccd the college fe imprisonmcnt Tuesday on charges of espionage treason and black market currency dealings Nine others received prison terms of from five to 15 years Two sentenced to one year each were put on three years parole and freed at once In addition the 15 defendants marked with stones and memen toes of each of the presidents When Mr Truman was invited to Rollins in 1946 Holt arranged with the presidents mother then still living to ship a stone from the Truman farm Air Truman was forced by offi RoIIins college until this year But the stone has been kept here bill waiting for his visit Picture on dined to discount his part in the Passed a senateapproved to authorize cities and counties page 4 to issue revenue bonds to finance Immediately after his speech public housing projects y could fly this plane school graduates to the state bar I pm EST ocean after a few Jes until July 1953 without requiring An esti HawaiiNew Jersey hop Anybody across an sons he said Disclosed Anxiety But Odom disclosed his anxiety by radio during the hop across the continent when he wasnt yet sure whether his gas would last when weather forred him to 16000 feet above the Rockies and when i one of his tanks ran dry and icing conditions developed while he was talking to another plane by radio over Indiana I His lucky gray suit hardly wrinkled and a Homburg hat perched jauntily on his head Odom was grinning from ear to ear as he stepped from the Waikiki Beech at this airport 15 miles west of New York City to the cheers cf a crowd of some 000 persons including about 300 news men and photographers Felt Pretty Good Pretty good pretty good1 he replied to a question about how he felt He said he had shaved with an olectric razor in the last few hours and munched on one of the chicken sandwiches which along with tea and candy bars made up his food on ihe flight Odom had even injected romance into this muchpublicized venture by radioing as he passed Chicago See Page 2 Column S Mr Truman flew back to Key bill West arriving at the Boca Chica cial burdens to defer his visit to were deprived of civil rights for Ailment Halts Trip It was announced last Novem her 22 that the king suffered a far as we are concerned pretty much all the work has been done 1 feel that satisfactory progress is being made from the U S stand point and the results will answer circulatory ailmentin ilis ieffs the complaints being made against which necessitated the postponei the treaty ment of a long planned visit to The major complaint has re Australia and New Zealand he had j scheduled for midJanuary He was practically incapaci tated so fas as physical activi ties were concerned for some weeks Then he went to his country estate at Sandringham in eastern England He apparently showed good progress and now is back in London The kings six physicians said in a bulletin issued at Buckingham palace kings general health con tinued to be excellent Blood Flow Reslored j commit the United States to war in violation of congress exclusive right to declare war He charged that Wallgren was unqualified for the chairmanship of the National Security Resources board and that he had been soft toward Communists when he was governor of Washington Cain also demanded an inquiry nto a report which he attributed 0 columnist Drew Pearson that Wallgren once won in a dice game with Johnny Meyer con act man for Howard Hughes mul timillionaire plane builder and movie producer Wallgren Denies Claim Wallgren who previously had denied Cains other charges told a the report of a dice game vas entirely false I dont believe Drew Pearson even said that Wallgren said Ive never played a dice game with Johnny Meyer for even a nickel The whole thing is ridicu ous It looks like a man like myself ought to have some protection against this sort of thing What a senator says is clothed in immu nity of course but I suppose a few people believe at least a part of what one says Cain had billed his speech to last 16 hours Asked why he had knocked off far short of thathe said he reached a logical stopping place He started at pm EST and ended at 9 pm Aid Changes Shoes Frequently during his long blast he sipped milk aad coffee Twice an aid changed his shoes to ease his aching feet An inteersted spectator In the gallery was Mrs Cain who re cently started a divorce action against the senator Cain demanded that the senate armed services committee summon columnist Pearson to testify under oath about the alleged dice game The senator said Pearson called him on the telephone and told him that Wallgren had won the 550000 from Meyer six or seven years ago Sen Harry P Cain Speech holds up senate luljonrnment Lucas Attacks GOP Assist To Filibuster Hearings Soon On Harsher Red Controls WASHINGTON March 8 UP The house unAmerican activi senate WASHINGTON March 8 Sen Scott Lucas of Illinois the Democratic leader charged Tues day night that Republicans have joined with southern Democrats in a filibuster Lucas made the assertion to newsmen after Sen Harry P Cain R Wash completed a nearly sevenhour attack on Pros Harry S Trumans appointment of Mon C Wallgren as chairman of the National Security Resources board Lucas commented that Cain and Sen Arthur V Watkins R Utah had held the senate floor sirjce noon A ill South Filibuster They have joined the southern Democrats in a filibuster Lucas declared I hope the people of the country take note of the fact that two Republicans have talked for more than nine hours about mat ters that are not even before the In the right leg the flow ju cs commiu rc wilM lold h carintrs committee neaiings blood has bcen restored in the main I arteries to a satisfactory degree thc nrar on Lucas said he will meet Wednes day with northern and western Democrats who favor the civil In the right leg the main artery lion clamp new controls on Com rights program to discuss further is still obstructed and the circu1 munists and other subversive j strategy lation is being carried on less effigroups Chairman John S Wood j In his speech Watkins demanded ciently than in the left leg through announced Tuesday1 speedy publication of the text of a collateral circulation j the proposed north Atlantic se With a view to improving the He tlle legislation will deal jcurity pact blood supply to the right foot and varying terms deprived of some or Ito safeguard this for the future admitting University of Utah law I naval air station there at estimated 50000 Floridans passage of the state bar I Jined the streets of Orlando and Passed a senateapproved bill Winter Park as the president drove to license and regulate automobile by on his way to the college dealers j chapel Dour Nevada Solon Visions Divorces by Slot Machine CARSON CITY Nev March 8 by slot machine A veteran legislator has proposed exactly that ao lawyers could be returned to the sphere of useful citizens Assemblyman C C Boak Nye county Republican didnt crack a smile when he introduced his bill Under Legislator Doaks bill it would work like this Divorce seekers reaching Nevada would register for a So fee This fee would buy each a special key to a com bination juke box time clock and slot machine They would be required to use their keys on the machines for 42 consecutive days This would automatically record the fact they had spent the statutory six weeks On the 42nd day the divorce seeker would insert in his machine 200 specially coined dollars minted of Nevada silver Lights would flash Wheels would spin The juke box xpction would give forth the first two lines cf America As the music died away a divorce decree would pop ouf of a slot complete with multicolored ribbons the imprint oC the great seal of Nevada and signature of the district judge all property fined an overall total of about 10000000 leva or and ordered to pay court costs 50 Fnce Prosecution The government is now expected to start prosecution of up to 50 more of the total of 138 Protestant pastors in Bulgaria Those sentenced Tuesday were Life imprisonment V a s s i 1 Georgiev Zyapkov 48 Congrega tionalist ranking Protestant j pastor in Bulgaria and representa tive of the United Evangelical churches for Bulgaria YanUo Nicolov Ivanov 48 supreme su pervisor of thc Methodist church Nicola Mihailov Naumov 19 sec retary of the Baptist church union board Georgi Nicolov Chernev 46 chief of the Pentecostal church Draw 15 Years Fifteen Marinov Mishkov 41 Congregationalist Georgi Nicolov Vassev 48 Bap tist Haralan Ivanov Popov 41 Pentecostal Zdravko Ivanov Bez lov 28 Methodist Ten years Yoncho Nicolov Dryanov 41 Pentecostal Ivan Angclov Stankulov 41 Baptist Zahari Spassov Raychef 50 Bap tist Six years and eight MitkoMateev Dimitrov 39 Church of Christ Five years Ladin Ivanov Popov 36 Pentecostal Ylf denied the charge of espionage and was not convicted on it i we have advised his majesty that iwith persons active in espionage rings and those who participate in j Communist cells within the gov the operation of lumbar sympa ernment thectomy should be performed on New Curb Rills the right side The king has accepted this ad1 His statement followed introduc liMi vice and the operation will betion of Dills two senators a 1 aimed at clearing the way for ac of his speech Delays Senate Action The two speeches delayed for the eighth day senate action on a motion by Lucas to take up a fili bustercrippling change in the sen ates rules The rule change is performed at an early date Signed Maurice Gas Thomas Dunhill Horace Evans J R Learrnonth J Patterson Ross John Weir te house member to curb the a a s i d y of Persons and groups whose rv sole objective is world wide dom object inaUonn Onfi bl was offered Sen Sartorial Poise9 Of Acheson Edges Truman i Homer Ferguson R Mich for i mer chairman of the senates s u p c rinvestigating committee l The other was sponsored by Sen Karl E Mundt R S D and Rep Richard M Nixon R i They said the need for the legis lation was underscored by recent j militant statements of world Com Imunist leaders and thc arrest of i Judith Coplon justice department employe on charges of stealing de partment secrets Savant Informant Wood touched on the Coplon case by referring to information given the committee Sept 3 1946 that anything antiSoviet was condemned by employes of the justice departments foreign agents registration section That is where Miss Coplon was em tion on the presidents civil rights program The southerners were obviously pleased by the help they received from the two western Republicans It gave them a chance to rest their vocal chords in California Meyer was public relations man for planemaker Hughes whose alleged parties and favors for high officials were investigated by the senate war investigating commit tee two years ago Former Senator Wallgren was a member of the senate and the Truman war inves tigating committee in 194243 More recently he was governor of Washington state He has long been a close friend of Pres Tru man Cains voice was a bit weak when he finished his speech but he told reporters he felt fine Maybe the righteousness of a cause gives a man strength he said He said he would return to the attack later but set no specific date 30 Senators Present When Cain finished fewer than 20 senators were in their seats The senate promptly recessed until noon Wednesday From time to time Cain was given an opportunity to rest his voice while other senators asked him questions about specific parts His chief questioner wasSen RussellLong D whose father the late Huey Long once held the senate floor continuously for 151 hours It was during these interruptions that Cain was able to take milk water or coffee STOCK THREATENED YORK March 8 Prcs Harry S Truman a gent who is hard to outdo when it comes to picking clothes and wearing them has been outdone his secretary of state The Custom Tailors Guild of America announcing Tuesday its choices of bestdressed men in the country chose Secy Dean Acheson over Mr Trumnn in the government category The guild said Ache sons nomination was based on his perfect choice of clothes to reflect his aggressiveness and came from a professor of a mid poiae western university He said the In the motion picture category professor whom he did not name Clark Gable received the nod isaid reports on investigations re over Aichard Widmark ferred to the foreign agents section In the fwld of education were withheld from superior of Montana Ranchers Warned As Ice Clogs Yellowstone ployed The information Wood said One year but freed at once in Harold Stasscn president of the ficers the courtroom on three years Georgiev Dinev 40 Pentecostal Alexander Georgiev iZahariev 74 Methodist U n i v r r s i t y of Pennsylvania edged out Harry Harold Taylor In addition the committee chair man said thc informant supplied presirlent of Sarah Lawrence j information about certain individ Ry ASSOCIATED PRESS Endangered ranchers were warned to flee Tuesday as a new flood threat time in Montana At the same time murky flood waters routed hundreds of fami lies from their homes in Nebraska and Louisiana Elsewhere in the nations flood areas high waters were receding Colder weather turned the water into ice halting the runoff of melted snow Ice 30 to 40 inches deep blocked the Yellowstone river north of Sidney causing minor floods Then the threat nf a 20milelong gorge plugged with ice developed So residents of the area feared widespread floods Farmers and juals and organizations involved ranchers were asked to leave their homes and take their livestock with them However brisk winds from the north blew freezing temperatures into Montana Tuesday night This slowed the runoff of melted snow In Nebraska the Big Blue river reached a flood stage of eight feet at Beatrice a city of 11000 More than 100 families in the city were driven from their homes Four of the eight schools were closed and the waters lapped dangerously close to the top of protective dikes Farther upstream at Crete a city of 3000 the waters crept within two blocks of the business district endangering the munic ipal power plant Above Crete at Scward the wa ter level dropped a foot but more than 40 families still were unable to return to their