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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am am pm Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Cloudy Friday scattered showers west portion Details on Page 29 VOL 158 NO 148 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH FRIDAY MORNING MARCH 11 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS ture Filibuster Death Seen by Barkley Rules Senate Can Kill TaJkfesfc By Simple TwoThirds Edge WASHINGTON March 10 an historic ruling Vice Pres Alben W Barkley said Thursday night that the senate by a twothirds vote of senators present can call a halt to the 10dayold southern filibuster The ruling could have tremendous effect on the whole future j course of congressional legislation But Dixie legislators quickly challenged Berkleys decision Fightingto preserve the right of key weapon against socalled civil rights southerners de manded a test of strength on the closely Ifjfight issue HODGE ATTACK U S Delegate BolteUN LAKE SUCCESS March 10 UP United States delegate to the United Nations economic and social council walked out Thurs day in protest against a verbal attack by Poland on Lt Gen John Hodge former occupation com mander in Korea The delegate Leroy Stinebower left the council when the president jley TnsnAi if XTnil lllll Showdown Today The senate recessed at pm a few minutes after Barkley handed down his dictum with the preliminary showdown expected Friday That will come on the southern ers appeal against the Barkley ruling with a simple majority of senators present on the floor re quired to uphold or overrule the vice president who is also the sen ates presiding officer Then as the next phase if Bark Alben W Barkley historic ruling on Slakes a filibuster James Thorn of New ealand did not stop a tirade by the Polish delegate Juliusz Katzsuchy Stinebower told a reporter that i the Truman administrations reso Katzsuchy Gen Hodge lltjon permittingcurbs on future by calling him the Korea Stinebower case and Gauleiter of filibusters Train Bandits Call Quite9 In Gun Fight WASHINGTON March 10 UP Two zootsuited Jesse Jameses who pulled off a modern version of the great train robbery were captured five clocks from the White House Thursday after a resolution which I gun battle in which one was seri ouId amend the senates erm a a twothirds vote of senators pres ent to break off the Dixie fili buster and permit the taking up of ver carrying his briefi resion wic obviously agitated told wouId amend the senates perm a J V 1 npnr r7Tlpc wntiiri a the insults against Hodge and so we just walked out Stinefaower went to the dele gates lounge and reported to As sistant Secy of State Willard Thorp who was talking with an other delegate Thorp is the chief U S delegate in that council any time Senate Chamber Cries of rule rule swept the senate chamber prompting Bark ley to give his decision after earlier reports that he would put it off until Friday Majority Leader Scott Lucas of Illinois forced the issue paving the way for the initial showdown by filing a debatelimiting clo ture petition This simply meant that the signers 17 Democrats and 16 Republicans wanted to silence the present talk which centers on a motion to take up the actual filibustercurbing bill itself After carefully outlining the rea sons behind his decision Barkley ruled that the petitioners were in order Cloture Petition Southerners had hotly contested any such ruling in advance with Sen Russell D Ga shouting j that it would violate every prece Senate Moves On Treaty Stir Rebuke WASHINGTON March 10 The state department took sharp issue Thursday with senatorial demands that it put a price tag on the North Atlantic security treaty to show the cost of helping arm western Europe figure onffthe5 pact aUre misS bY e scnfat63 each carrying a maximum penalty t ooiri jn a officers in the past I of 10 years imprisonment and a O t I fin a ously wounded Trapped in a pawnshop barely 12 hours after they slugged the engineer shot a dining car worker and terrorized 147 passengers aboard a Baltimore and Ohio streamliner near Martinsburg Va the toughtalking pair were identi fied as Luman Ramsdell 23 and George Llewellyn Ashton 21 both of Youngstown O Shot Below Heart Ramsdell was shot just below the heart when he tried to outdraw arresting police officers but after an emergency operation at Gal linger hospital doctors said he was expected to recover Ashton promptly pleaded guilty to charges of stealing in inter state commerce and was held on 50000 bond Ramsdell a marine veteran who saw combat service on Okinawa also readily confessed police said While he was too weak to be for mally arraigned officials indicated he would be charged along with Ashton with four separate thefts Russia Allots Billion For Defense Total Budget Request Hits Billion Double That of U S MOSCOW March 10 UP The government presented to parliament Thursday night a budget calling for defense expen ditures of S15SOOOOOOOO an in i crease of 52600000000 over last year Finance Minister Arseny Zverev presenting the budget to a joint session of the colorful supreme Soviet or parliament said the in crease was due to a small jump in wholesale prices in heavy in dustry Five Rubles to Zverevs total budget called for 415150000000 rubles or 583030 000000 at the official exchange rate of about five rubles to 51 Addressingparliament in the presence of Premier Josef Stalin Vice Premier Viacheslav Molotov and other leaders in the marble walled columned St Andrews hall in the Kremlin Zverev said conditions were getting better in Russia and worse in the United States Prosperity was increasing in the Soviet union he said due to increased production currency re form and lowering of prices and consequently the cost of living Inflation is Growing1 In the United States he said inflation is growing and real wages are decreasing because of American policy This policy Zverev said was one of building up heavy armaments and unleash ing a new war for world domina tion The United States budget for the fiscal year totals 000 of which is al lotted in actual Spending and au thorizations for national defense United Press London dispatches said the Russian defense appro priation was the largest since the end of the war Previous defense expenditures it was said were 000000 rubles 000 rubles rubles rifc bles 000000 rubles Poised and ready to lower the boom on 28th session of Utah state legislature Thursday night is speaker of house of ropresfintatives Eil J McPolin Legislators adjourned by stopping clock at midnight Jury Brands 4Axis Sally Guilty in Treason Case statement It sought to distinRussell declared that the filing jjuish between the treaty and the of the cloture petition at this program of arms aid to noni stage when all of the southerners Communist allies which is now I have net been heard fhes m the being drafted teeth of express letter of Michael J McDermott departI See Page 2 Column 5 ment press officer said the treaty j stands on its own feet Mili p tary assistance legislation will be DBlKICV 1 llllS JCSt separate but probably will go to congress about the same time he said At Crucial Point Issues Are Related While the issues are related they will require different lines of congressional action he ejc plained Sen Walter F George D Ga WASHINGTON March 10 Vice Pres Alben W Barkley never loses his sense of when handing down a precedent making senate ruling At the outset of his decision who said the department must j Thursday night in which he ruled bring thedollar cost of the debate limitation is applicable to curity program alongwith the j a motion as well as to a bill Bark treaty repeated that congress ley noted that his remarks on the j floor as a senator had been used will insist on it The state department doesnt know what its doing if it thinks the senate will approve this pact by both sides to support their arguments He added feel somewhat like a man without congress knowing what j being ridden out of town on a rail J Asked by a friend how he liked MARCH 31 DEADLINE the cost will be of the military aid that is already blueprinted the senator told a reporter A Delicate Problem The problem of the relation ship between arms and the pro posed treaty commitments in the North Atlantic pact is a delicate one for Secy of State Dean Ache son and other administration leaders On the one hand western Euro pean leaders fully expect the treaty to be reinforced by early shipments of American arms to strengthen their military forces against any possible aggression That is the general understanding of diplomats here as to the sigi extension of rent controls even at fine Both Paroled Convicts Both men were paroled convicts with long criminal records ranging from auto thefts to armed rob bery in Ohio Although railroad officials said the pair took S1500 from terrified passengers and crewmen aboard the B and Os Ambassador which was en route from Washington to Detroit police found only on them and Ashton insisted that was all they got I know Im guilty and I see no reason for having a hearing he told U S Commissioner Cyril S Lawrence at the arraignment Garbed in long coats and pinch leg trousers they not only held up the train during a wild night but also held up a tavern stole a car evaded a police cordon and wound up on a bus A tip from the bus driver led to their down fall The driver was suspicious be cause of their attire and nervous Chicagos Five Dailies Bid To End Strike CHICAGO March 10 WASHINGTON March 10 A federal jury Thursday wrote guilty to the name of American Dorn Mildred E Axis Sally Gil branding her a traitor for jroadcasting nazi propaganda dur ngWorld War II The jury deliberated 17 hours and 20 minutes with time out overnight for sleep in reaching its verdict The whitehaired defendant took the verdict with outward calm Her face paled and her eyes blinked to fight back the tears but she stood rigid and made no sound Half Sister Weeps Her half sister Mrs Edward R Herrick of Conneaut O who had Vonn n 4 T W j 4 U thf sevenweek trial broke down and wept covering her face with her hands Later pacing a small ante room an taking fierce puffs on a this woman to be guilty and wanted her convicted Failing a mistrial Laughlin said lie will continue to fight the case with an appeal to the U S circuit court of appeals Judge Curran did not indicate when he will pronounce sentence Under normal court precedure there is a delay of several days before sentence is passed The maximum penalty would be death in the electric chair but no death in the electric hair The See Page 2 Column 3 ourns Funds Impasse Broken Near Time Deadline The Utah state house of representatives adjourned sine die Friday at am joining the senate which had adjourned at 2 am Adjournment of the house came after a final wrangle over whether it should or should not appoint members to a committee to select the judiciary The fireworks started when Rep John A Murch D Cache rose to nominate John R Boyden Salt Lake attorney as a Democratic house representative on the four man commission to select supreme court justices Mrs C L Jack D Salt Lake waved her hands towards the empty desks left by almost all Salt Lake county Democratic rep resentatives and moved that the appointment be put off until a spe cial session Her motion was de TRIO OF SUBS Lee Nominee List Wins Senate Okeli feated by a coalition of rural Democratsand the Republican minority which had remained full force in the house Name AVas Okehcd After a caucus however Mr Soydens name was approved There was no contest on the Re lublican house member on the ommission Rendell N Mabey Salt Lake attorney The adjournment was made pos sible by a swift break in the sen atehouse deadlock on the 522561 senate jneetmgm executive ses 27S appropriations bill The bill finally accepted by the two houses was the one reported out originally by the joint ap propriations committee and passed by the house with a few amend ments to correct errors and over sights It called for appropriations to taling 52256278 or more than the amended bill whic All but three of Gov JBracken Lees original nominations to state department positions were con firmed Thursday evening by the nominees Summary of action by Utahs 28th legislature on page Chicago newspaper publishers i cigaret Miss Gillars told a news Thursday submitted a full con tract proposal including a weekly wage increase to striking American Federation of Labor Printers and the union agreed to submit the terms to its contracts department for approval The union said that if the Y s war effort by her radio tract proposal is approved by the broadcasts telling the families of captured American soldiers that they were still alive Avers Sally Sadistic The prosecution contended that she got a sadistic joy out of the broadcasts notably those in which she described in harrowing detail International Typographical union it will be submitted to a vote of Chicago printers who have been on strike against five daily newspapers since Nov 24 1947 The publishers proposal came as negotiators wound up what were considered the final phases of j the aonjes of wounded American the prolonged dispute Propose Boost The wage offer a SI boost from the man replied that if it ness after the youths boarded his the previous 9 weekly raise pro werent for the honor of the thing bus at Kearneysville W Va PicI posed by publishers was made in hed just as soon walk iture on Page 4 ia letter from John F OKeefe I secretary of the Chicago News Administration Leaders Race With End of Rent Control WASHINGTON March 10 Racing a March 31 deadline ad ministration leaders Thursday stepped up their drive to win an nificance of the mutual aid pro visions of the treaty On the other hand the state department obviously would like to avoid a senate debate on re armament costs as part of the general debate which the treaty itself will stir up U S Paid in Full CHICAGO March 10 CTPS John T Jarecki regional collec tor of internal revenue received his smallest income tax payment penny The tax payer owed He had viously paid the price of major cohcessions As the house opened debate on a bill to continue the rent curbs an other 15 months these were high light developments 1 Sen Francis J Myers D deputy majority leader in dicated that the administration may abandon its fight to crack the southern filibuster if forced to choose between that issue and let ting the present rent law expire at the end of this month 2 Chairman John Sparkman D Ala ignored senate rules to keep his banking subcommittee in prai extra session in an effort to wind I up hearings on Myers bill to ex tend the rent law for 27 months with revived wartime enforcement powers paper Publishers Assn to John j Pilch president of striking local 16 here v j Pilch emerged from a ncgotia fpr lion session to announce that the W OinQ1l contract proposal would be subj mitted to the contracts depart ment of the A F L International Typographical union at Indian apolis and thence to the members Special Jurors Indict U S Girl Russian NEW YORK March 10 young woman government worker and a Russian engineer were in dicted on espionage charges Thurs day A special grand jury probing spy activities returned a four count indictment against the pair Brooklynborn Judith Coplon and Valentin A Gubitchev Soviet en gineer employed by the United Na tions The 27yearold Miss Cop Ion is an analyst for the depart ment of justice in Washington For Early Trial Arraignment was set for Friday Thomas J Donegan special as sistant to the attorney general said he would press for an early trial Federal Bureau of Investigation agents seized the two last Friday night They said Miss Coplon planned to turn over to Gubitchev copies of government documents taken from the justice depart ments security section The docvi structions to the jury Laughlin as ments were found in her purse serted that Judge Currans instruc the FBI said man angrily I wish those who judged me would be willing to risk their lives for America as I uid This was an apparent reference to her contention throughout the trial that she always loved Amer ica and that she actually helped soldiers before they died Defense Atty James J Laugh lin immediately announced he will sek a new trial on the ground that Federal Judge Edward M inflammatory in if approved But Pilch said the contracts did 3 Administration leaders in the i not pass on the wage question house considered granting a comj which must be settled by mem promise plan assuring landlords bers a reasonable return on the fair value of their property in an ef fort to beat down a Republican drive to renew the present rent law for only 90 days A final vote on the house measure may come Fri day Admits Tentative Pact He admitted that tentative agreement has been reached on other provisions These were not revealed OKeefe said after ths meeting The rent law advocates received that he expected the offer to support Thursday from former be accepted He said no further Gored by Returns to Fight GUADALAJARA Mexico March 10 Peruvian bull fighter Conchita Cintron lost 200 cubic centimeters of blood Wednesday during treatment of a horn wound suffered Sunday Doctors reported she was in considerable pain Wednesday night but that her temperature continued normal Previously they had reported her improving rapidly The pretty girl bullfighter OP A boss Chester Bowles now i negotiation meetings were sclied was gored in the right thigh governor of Connecticut uled Lifting of rent controls now j Pilch said he and his negotiators at the local ring She lost con would touch off riots all over the have not determined what recomj sciousness and was carried to United States he said jmcndalion they will make on the the infirmary where she recov In his statement Bowies called proposal and that in any case ered She returned to the ring on the lawmakers to put back the i none will be made to the inter and killed her hull before permit wartime penalty powers I national union ting treatment tions showed that he believed The indictment also referred to two previous meetings of the ac jcused spies one alleged to have occurred Jan 14 and the other Feb 18 Following Arrest Gubitchev was suspended from his U N post following his arrest Officials of the world organization jsaid he did not have diplomatic immunity a claim disputed by the Soviet government which has un successfully demanded his release Miss Coplon an honor graduate of Barnard college would be liable to a maximum prison sentence of 35 years and a fine if con victed The maximum penalty for Gubitchev would be 15 years im prisonment and a fine Other counts of the indictment included one charging that the woman government worker and the Russian conspired between themselves and with other persons j unknown to defraud the United States by obstructing the func tions of the justice department and F B I by depriving the government of the honest conscientious and faithful services of Miss Coplon during her Sunday appearance the senate passed more than a week ago The senate carved the out of the measure on the assump tion that Gov J Bracken Lee would not approve a bill of that size and would exercise his power of item veto to reduce it Many of the senators apparently were of the same opinion Thursday night but they decided that they would have to give in to the ada mant house to get any appropria tions bill at all to the governor The First Break The first break which started to unravel the snarl came on the senate side when that body re considered an action taken earlier in the day and adopted a minority repurt iruiri a Conference commit tee which placed the bill in the form it came from the house When the senate message reached the house that body busily was amending a duplicate senate bill in an effort to protect it against item vetoes by the gov ernor But with the senate con curring in its version of the bill the house promptly passed the measure by a vote of 52 to 6 with two absent All That Remained After that all that remained to close up the session on time was for the senate to take a final roll call on the appropriations bill and to clean up the measures still shut tling between the two houses The senate approved the budget meas ure by a vote of 17 to i with two absent The last day round on the ap propriations bill started with a conference committee session Af ter hours of negotiating that group of three senators and three representatives came up with a majority and a minority report an unusual if not unprecedented ac tion by a conference committee The majority report recommend ed concurrence in the senate amendments which lopped See Page 5 Column 4 sion Three substitute later were confirmed Of the original group only ap pointees not confirmed were Dr James P Kerby University of Utah board of regents E T OBrien director state depart ment of veterans affairs and Dr Don C James veterans department advisory council member Substitute jSominee The governors first nominee in place of Dr Kerby Mrs Jeannette P Garner also was rejected by the senate Finally to the university board of regents was Mrs J L Gibson Ken Scott was confirmed as director of state department of veterans affairs in place of Mr OBrien and J Alan Pike Ogden was confirmed as veterans depart ment advisory council member Other confirmations were as fol iws David Wittenberg Richfield and Harley J Corleisson Provo mem lers of the state engineering1 road commission George W Snyder and Snmner J Margetts to the engineering de advisory coucil Harold Linke state engineer To Finance Council George Jefferson Milford ajid ane W Adams to the department f finance advisory council Golden G Sanderson Fairview member of the fish and game com mission 0 A Wiesley industrial com mission J W Pace Delta W W Seeg miller Beaver and Kenneth A Doan Cedar City liquor control commissioners Dr A C Lambert welfare com missioner H C Shoemaker Bountiful tax commission Ray G Wenger and Mrs William G Shelton advisory council mem bers to the school for the blind Robert E Curtis Provo and Mark D Eggertsen board of ab stract commissioners Hospital Trustees Clarence Bamberger and Joseph S Robison Lehi trustees to state crippled childrens hospital Following to the U of U board of regents LeRoy H Cox St George R C Gulp William J OConnor Walter E Cosgriff and Dr Adam S Bennion Gomer Peacock Price member of highway patrol civil service commission Harold N Wilkinson John B Rice and George W Worthen See Page 5 Column S COLORADO BADLANDS 11 Fliers Safe After Jump From Doomed Superf ort CRAIG Colo March 10 Parachuting at 20000 ft 11 crewmen survived without serious injury Thursday the crash of a B29 in desolate northwestern Colorado The airmen hit the silk after two engines failed on a 4000mile training flight from the Smoky Hill air base Salina Kan The crew bailed out 10 miles north and two miles west of Maybell The empty plane crashed and burned Parts were strewn for a 2000ft radius First Lt Robert B Hickman the pilot and five other crewmen were brought into Craig lata Thursday Civil Air patrol planes spotted the other five from ther air and they signaled they were uninjured Three and a half feet of snow blanketed the area Ski ing parties left Maybell to return the other five They were only three to four miles from the near est road The airmen declined to reveal their names One suffered a wrenched ankle but the others re ported no injuries The scene of the crash is about 300 mi northwest from Colorado Springs where another B29 from I the Salina base crashed and burned last Friday Ten men parachuted safely from that I   

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