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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am am pm Intermountain Network Station KALL CMonrtir Through Friday WEATHER Fair Monday and warmer Details on rage 20 VOL 158 NO 151 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MONDAY MORNING MARCH 14 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Plane Wreck W1RE TAPpmc PROBE Yields Two Utah Bodies Idaho Party Locates Crumpled Ship East of Lcwiston LKWISTON Ida March 13 bodies of two Utahns have been removed their crumpled plane N Y Jury Subpenas Enemy of ODwyer NEW YORK March 13 Ryan multi millionaire political foe of Mayor William ODwyer was served with a subpena Sunday night for grand jury questioning in connection with a plot to tap the telephones of ODwyer and other high city officials Ryan was served with the subpena at his New York City residence a few hours after sending a telegram to ODwyer asking the mayor to answer questions put to him last week by Ryan from which crashed east of here Saturday killing the youthful pilot and his invalid father Dead were Dorain Toland 23 and his father A C Toland 48 both of Tremonton Utah The plane in which they were flying crashed in Lapwai canyon east of here at about noon Sat urdaj after the men had been lost on a flight from Coeur dAlene to Missoula Mont Plane Left Saturday Officials here said the plane took off Saturday at am from Coeur dAlene for Missoula but got lost in a blinding fog and heavy snowstorm along the Idaho Montana line At am the Mullan pass radio station had contact with the lost aircraft as Toland attempted to get his bearings Later the plane was heard from in north central Idaho over the Bitteroot mountains Then Toland brought the plane into Kooskia airport 75 miles north of here on the Clearwater river He got enough fuel to fly down river to Kamiah where Toland refueled a second time and left in the face of fog and mist rain and a strong wind Flying Experience Limited Chet Moulton state director of aeronautics said that Toland had only about 40 flying hours to his credit not nearly enough to be flying in strange country in bad weather on instruments Moulton added that Toland was flying in the face of very ad verse conditions and shouldnt have put his plane into the air The plane crashed about 150 yards from the top of Lapwai can yon and officers said the machine up but did not disin tegrate They added the planes crash could have been due to a spin or while the young pilot was attempting to make a turn in the canyon Party Recovers Bodies The machine was spotted this lorning by Ivan Gustin a Lewisi caueci Ryans telegram began Dear Costello ODwyer a reference to Frank Costello New York City gambling figure Last week Ryan asked ODwyer if Costello was the real boss of the city ODwyer brushed off the questions with the comment Another crackpot Other Questions Other questions concerned Cos tellos alleged interest in the Co pacabana night club and the al leged serving of Copacabana food at Mayor ODwyers official resi dence Gracie mansion Ryans telegram Sunday told the mayor he would call at city hall Monday to ask one or more additional questions The subpena served on Ryan is returnable at am EST Monday After accepting the subpena Ryan sadi I will go to city hall at 10 am i Monday I had already said in a telegram I would go at 11 oclock but because of this grand jury ap pearance I will go earlier Government Foundation Ryan a grandson of Thomas Fortune Ryan financier said last week he was establishing a good government foundation He said he was underwriting it for and said the group would expose corruption in pub lic office everywhere It will go anywhere in Louisiana Georgia and other states Dist Attorney Frank Hogan Sunday continued conferences with Police Commissioner William P OBrien and Chief of Detectives Russ Helpless To Combat 36 Attack U S Air Force Says Soviets Without Adequate Defense Kenneth Ryan still at large Key figure after escape Reds to Strike If Italians Join Treaty ROME Italy March 13 UP Communist labor leaders threat ened the government Sunday with I William T Whalcn in his invcsti a nationwide general strike if it I gation of the wiretapping pRt Jurors Want His Information Ciemlennin J Ryan millionaire political foe of York Mayor William ODwyer reaches for subpena to appear before grand jury from BoroughPres Hugo Rogers Beside New Yorker is his wife Critics Cant Run Me Out Of PostBoyd Warns J PITTSBURGH March 13 UP Boyd said Lewis criticism ram wlul a lauai wawl116 James Boyd declared Sun him may be a general attack on j that would get the interceptors f J A Tiwurr i irthrt thft fl 111 tJTYlC Factions Remain Hopeful9 After Special Conclave WASHINGTON March 13 senate leaders failed in an extraordinary Sunday conference to reach agreement on breaking the 13dayold filibuster fight but hope to reach a compromise in another meeting Monday Administration forces with Pres Harry S Trumans consent called the peace parley with Re publicans and southern Democrats draws Italy into the Atlantic pact The Communists called out paid agitators to work up public opin ion against the alliance which officials hinted broadly may involve prominent political ene mies of ODwyer As the dictrict attorneys of The executive council of the Hce pressed its investigation Sun Communist controlled National I day hundreds of police were Federation of Labor called a spe thrown into the search for an ex cial meeting for 7 pm Monday city detective who made his escape to discuss the i after allegedly talking freely about 1 pm question EST of a general strike morning by jvan VJLJIH i Tioi ton pilot who was sent out on the north Itah search party He immediately came back in here and gave exact Instructions as to the planes whereabouts A ground party Flash strikes already have been as a protest in industrial reached the plane about noon and recovered the bodies The watch on young Tolands wrist stopped Pact See Page 2 Column 4 Plaster Posters The Communists plastered post ers throughout Rome and other large cities proclaiming peace lice officials his role in the elaborate conspir acy The former detective Kenneth Ryan 45 made his breakaway by coolly slipping out a city hall win dow Saturday The escape was made after he had been questioned for hours by ODwyer and high po peace the Atlantic pact is a war Offsetting the Communist Dramatic Break posters against the alliance were j The dramatic break for freedom Christian Democratic party plac ards denouncing Russian foreign policy Both sides were preparing for vigorous campaigning to influence popular opinion for or against Italian participation in the At day night the Communists had no time to organize large demonstra tions Small protest meetings were Russ Threaten Isle Claim In Aiitartic LONDON March 13 UP Russia in a statement broadcast i neld throughout the country how by Moscow radio restated its ever claims to rights in the Antarctic Sunday Session Sunday night and also reminded Norway that it might claim Peter I island off the coast It was pointed out here that the Moscow broadcast might have some significance after Norways decision to join Atlantic pact talks and to refuse a treaty with Russia As in previous instances in the swiftlv touched off a chain of reac WASHINGTON March 13 UP j joint chiefs of staff have been handed a U S air force finding that Russia has no adej quate defense against the B36 j Superbomber it was revealed i Sunday Furthermore she may not have a defense for several years The finding is based on tests under combat conditions and it underscores Air Secy W Stuart Symingtons description of the B36 as an inter continental bomber Almost Immune The air forces information plus corollary interviews with air j force officers stresses 1 That the capable of carrying an atomic the only military air craft that can perform efficiently at an altitude of more than eight miles That plus its armaments makes it almost immune to inter ception of antiaircraft fire 2 It is the only bomber in the world that have to be al tered so it can carry special bombs Its capacity is two 42000 pounders 3 Russia faces two major de fensive inter ceptors that could waylay the big Sen Joseph K McCarthy Backs control of reorganization Senators Eye g planes and ringing her vast tcr rvfrv of rajn with a radar warning system T into the air in time Outflies Jets day night that neither John L j Secy of Interior J A Krug Lewis nor anyone else can scare j longtime foe of the mine boss or i him into quitting as director of i it may be that Mr Lewis is j 4 Even the air forces jet fight the U S bureau of mines piqued because he was not con ers atcd as good as any in the As 425000 United Mine Workj suited on my appointment world arc 600 mph demons at Quit at Midnight 1 Hoover Plan ers prepared to start a twoweek j work stoppage at midnightBoyd said in Washington that a fellow cannot back out of a fight while under fire and still keep his self respect Terms Walkout Protest The twoweek walkout billed by Lewis as a mourning period for the unnecessary slaughter of mine workers was ordered by the UMW chief in protest against Pres Harry S Trumans appointi fective Monday ment ofBoyd Boyd has been j The nations existin Soft and hard coal miners east of the Mississippi quit at mid night Sunday night in the seventh major work stoppage in the na tions coal mines Labor and industry leaders joined in condemning Lewis for ordering the walkout which al ready has caused coalhauling railroads to schedule the layoff 30000 ft but are unwieldly in the thinner air at 40000 ft Tests at Eglin Air Force Base Fla show they lose power and their small wings will not support them in the thin air 5 The B36 soon will be equipped with four jet engines to augment its six 3500h p piston engines That will increase its takeoff power and give extra speed when needed These factors convince the mili WASHINGTON March 13 UP after the Dixie group with Re publican aid beat back efforts to gag their current talkathon Ward Off Proposal The filibuster launched to ward off a proposal to make just such i talkfests more difficult in the fu i ture has been barring the way to action on vital legislation such as i rent control extension and Euro pean recovery plan funds After two hours of heated dis cussion behind closed doors at the capitol leaders of all three fac tions voiced hope of reaching an agreement Senate Democratic Leader Scott W Lucas of Illinois said We reached no understanding but we believe we are making progress Sen Harry F Byrd D a leader of the southern bloc com mented Were hopeful something can be worked out Wherry of Nebraska Republican Leader Kenneth S Wherry of Nebraska who offered one of the main compromise pro posals agreed with Lucas and added that he is hopeful The three groups agreed to meet separately Monday morning to go over Sundays suggestions They will get together in another joint powwow in the afternoon in a try for a final settlement Meanwhile Lucas said the ad ministration will resume its fight at noon to tighten the senates debatestopping cloture ruleHe said the senate will hold another night session if the compromise efforts do not pan out tion of movie thriller develop his recess appointment serving as bureau director withI of some 70000000 tons of coal will out pay pending senate action on 1 be cut by about 35 by the memor railroads to schedule tne jayon this of more than 55000 employes ef tary that the s uperbombcr at this moment is close to being invul nerable They believe therefore that it will be a major item in any war during the next three to five stockpile ments The mayor said Ryan admitted he was hired by an attorney to make the wiretaps on ODwyers phone and phones of about 75 lantic pact But because of a other city officials scheduled Sunday meeting of par A second suspected wiretapper liament was postponed late Satur Edward M Jones former treasury department agent was taken into custody Dist Atty Frank S Hogan said Jones had made a called an unusual Sunday session in a move to speed debate on the Atlantic pact and rush a vote be fore the Communists could swing their propaganda weapons into line During the meeting Communist last few weeks Russia cited the j students demonstrated in front expedition made to the Antarctic Of the parliament building and po in 18191821 by Russian explorer j iice reinforcements were ordered statement which he described as fantastic and sensational The alleged revelations included prominent names and organiza Prcmier Alcide de Gasperi had tions in public and business af Fabian Bellingshausen First Sighted Island out in Rome Milan and other in I dustrial cities to prepare for pos I sible trouble Bellingshausen is credited with For their part thn Communists first sighting Peter I island as he j out their ace agitators and named it after Czar Peter j for thefirst time since the April Moscows broadcast Sunday general elections the famil night was in the form of a state iar political ment by Prof L S Berg chair agjtators returned to Romes man of the AllUnion Geographical main pja7zas to start public rallies fairs Hogan said The district attorneys office also said Clendenin Ryan multi millionaire political foe of the mayor had been subpoened for questioning Monday Motivating Figure Clendenin Ryan has been ial shutdown and another two week stoppage is due July 1 when the miners take their annual vaj cation years Extension Would Hurt Presses While a twoweek walkout was j Jj jj not expected to affect steel pro1 duction any extension or repeti tion of the work stoppage would bring quick reductions in iron and steel operations CarnegieIllinois Steel Co big operating subsidiary I Rail Stoppage i Due in N Y i Over Contract T 0 m SlCei UO DJJJ opeiauilg OUUOIUKII j WAOCTJ1U JUJ1 wianii Ju i 1EW YORK March 1J i of y g gteel CorpM qualified its The administration Sunday was The possibility of a railway tieup announcement of continued high reported applying heavy pressure Irvnmpri SllTlflav as four Union lO amnrrU effrvvf congress be given power to veto Pres Harry S Trumans govern ment reorganization plans it was disclosed Sunday If the senate refuses to accept the plan the committee may of fer a substitute flatly exempting the army engineers and many other government agencies from the general reorganization Opposes Truman Plan Each plan is sharply at variance with the recommendations of the president and the bipartisan Hoover commission on government reorganization headed by former President Herbert Clark Hoover For Wallgren WASHINGTON March 13 loomed Sunday as four union lo cals prepared to picket city hall terminals over a contract dispute and subsequent layoff of 9000 ployes of the Railway Express i agency a meeting in Lucas office ate Democratic Whip Francis J Myers Pennsylvania Chairman Carl Hayden Arizona of the rules committeeRepublican Whip Lev erett Saltonstall Massachusetts and SensRichard B Russell D and William F Khbwland D Cal Compromise Idea Sen Millard E Tydings D who pushed the compromise idea in a senate speech Saturday plugged it again Sunday by claim ing the future existence of the United States and civilization it self may be threatened if some way is not found to curb filibustrs In a radio speech over station WBAL Baltimore he said a few operating schedules with accord on senators in a desperate effort ing to present plans to salvage the nomination of Mon Joseph L Moody president of C Waligren to head the national 5 Southern Coal producers said i security resources board reason to believe Lewis Wallgren former governor of motivating figure in a the budding fusion movement to defeat ODwyer should the mayor decide to run for reelection this fall At his country home near Haek ettstown N J Clendenin Ryan denied any knowledge of the wire tapping He refused an assistant g reason agren ormer ency might extend the mourning walk1 vyashington and vacation trip The men were officially laid off out to further cut supplies above cjony of pres Harry S Truman j lie iiicji v ci t uATiviuiij OUC LO 1UI Lilct uut at midnight Saturday night as a j ground and improve his position result of a fourday work stoppage jn the new wage contract negotia which had brought express opera1 yons which open May 1 tions in the metropolitan area to Held Ordinary strike George H Love president of giant Pittsburgh Consolidated Coal Co decried Lewis move as just a standstill Originating as a work slow down the stoppage developed after the union the A F L Brother after the union me A ij tsrouier r iifn hood of Railway and Steamship an ordinary strike with a little Clerks charged management with ribbon tied on it stalling in contract negotiations j Officials of the CIO and the spying jnv KJUOCU tui aaaiaLiun jn Chicago The company and fedi Progressive Mine Workers bitter district attorneys request that he erai mediators have denied the i rival of the U M W joined mi con nd L1U society In 1931 and again in 1939 Nor way claimed island Peter I first discovered by Russians in 1921 the statement said On Jan 27 1939 the Soviet government informed Norway that it could not consider Norways aci tion lawful and would reserve its point of view on ownership j U S Reserved Stand It should be noted that at the same time the United States also reserved its viewpoint regarding against participation in the pact return to the city during the week end but suggested that the official See Page 2 Column 5 Mediators Decide RailUnion Dispute Labor Win Hinted CHICAGO March 13 UP and yardmasters were not submit leaders Saturday night combined administration leaders are re Daniel J Sullivan regional for the first time in a united ap portgd working hardest These chairman of the brotherhood said peal for repeal of the TaftHartley leaders uere said lo be wU1ing to plans to picket Grand Central ter labor law which is threatened Dy accepl an unfavorable report of Ci at inn Ithe Lewis walkoiK thp that is the best Three mediators Sunday returned their binding decisions on issues holding up a wagehour settlement between the nations railroads and 16 nonoperating unions represent remained i ing 1000000 workers Details unsolved in view of the statements I were not disclosed jmmeaiately of the two great powers It was understood however Lne LWU Muwuia i The Soviet republic and Soviet that theunions generallv won their J vu fi rtOTC science cannot neglect the question of the Antarctic and forget the rights and interests of our country in this question Russia never disclaimed its rights and the Russian government never has given anyone the right to dispose of territories discovered by Russian sailors All a tempts to solve the ques tion without the participation of demand for two consecutive days off in a new 40hour work week ted to the mediation board and must be cleared up before a final settlement is reached Leighty estimated the solving of the two issues may take an other week The mediators were former members of a presidential fact finding board which recommended a 7c hourly wage raise for the nonoperating rail workers and a This was one of the main issues j reduction in the work week from submitted to the mediators who MS to 40 hours Both the railroads and unions were said to have agreed that two consecutive days off should be the typical working condition wher ever possible Both sides have agreed to be bound by the findings but union officials cautioned that this did have indicated acceptance of the 7c boost and the 40hour week The raise would be retroactive to last Oct 1 and the shorter work week would take effect next Sept 1 Issues submitted to the media justification The question of the j the sixmonthold dispute tors for a binding decision last Antarctic must be dealt with by G E Leighty chief negotiator Thursday largely were concerned states which have historical rights i for the unions said two issues with putting the 40hour week into to the Antarctic I concerning monthly rated workers j effect the Soviet government do not have not mean complete settlement of Tim niipstirm nf thn sixmonthold disnutc charges Push Picket Plans demning Lewis action And A F L and railway brotherhood has been accused of incompetency by Sen Harry P Cain R a longtime political foe Pres Truman praised Wallgrens ability in naming him a former senate associate Due Tuesday sion are backing a bill to give the president broad permanent au thority to reorganize the execu tive branch subject to a veto of both houses within 60 days after a revamping program is offered The house alreadyhas passed such a measure but it requires single package reorganization of several federal agencies includ ing the defense department Avoid Special Treatment A coalition of Republicans and southern Democrats on the senate committee now considering the house bill reportedly has reached informal agreement to wipe out the special treatment list but ex tend the veto power to either house Sen Joseph R McCarthy R ranking committee Repub lican who sponsored the move told a reporter he believes there should be no bureau or agency OilUUUUMll JLfUt JU exempt but either house should The issue may come to a showhave the to djsapprove any down before the senate armed reoreanj2ation plan services committee Unless some senators change their minds before that time a majority may vote to pigeonhole Wallgrens nomination It is against that possibility that senators could the entire con gress from acting in a sudden great international emergency or a crippling nationwide strike Tydings ivho is chairman of the senate armed services commit tee emphasized his remarks with the pointed assertion that the threat of war was great on several occasions during the Berlin crisis Present Iropasse The present senate impasse came about when administration forces with GOP support intro duced an amendment to the sen ate rules Feb 28 At present that can te done only on a measure not on a motion to take up a measure The senate is now technically considering a motion to bring up the rules charge Twentythree southerners aided by 23 Republicans defeated an administration effort Friday night to allow a gag to be ap plied to the current filibuster against the motion Senate Readies Wide Probe Of Consumer Food Prices PianS LU UICKCl tci minal and Pennsylvania station the Lewis walkoiu were moving ahead in anticipation that for the picketing would be grantedby George MI JrllVSlClOJlS Harrison grand president of the i J brotherhood Declaring he expected other j unions would respect the picket lines Sullivan earlier had said such action would probably shut down all the railroads j Local 808 A F L Teamsters j union met Sunday and John J McNamara secretary treasurer said the membership voted to co operate and support the brother hood if the clerks declare j a bona fide strike Will Keep Hands Off If a strike is not called he said local 808 will maintain a hands off policy in the entire dispute Meanwhile packages piled up in the 10 terminals and 56 stations and depots in the metropolitan i area The company clampedan em After Operation LONDON March 13 UP King George is making nor mal progress after Saturdays nerve operation to improve blood circulation in his right leg Buckingham palace sources said Sunday night Grayhaired Prof J R Lear month the Scottish surgeon who performed the operation stayed with the king all day Seven doctors signed a cau tious bulletin issued just before noon It indicated the king spenta rather restless night Some of the nine doctors who of WASHINGTON March 13 and more while retail prices for the that is the best I A broad senate investigation into things made from them remain they can are striving to j prices of bread food soaps and about as high as ever tahiincr vnte many other items in the cost of Both Maybank and Sen Charles livintr is all ready to go Sen JH Tobey R N former prevent a tabling vote Even if the nomination were re ported unfavorably it could be brought before the senate without trouble and the issue threshed out there To Fight Tabling But a committee vote to table the nomination would force the j administration to resort to the sel dom seldom successful of trying to discharge the committees consideration of the living is all ready to go Burnett Maybank D S C said Sunday As chairman of the senate banking committee he has called on government agencies for latest pay and those farmers get for their products The inquiry he said awaited the committees consideration u ue end of the senate battle over the nomination by a majority senate Wibus er Ugive u a little time i vote The chairman said the price in vestigation wants to know Why are bread prices at their Of the wheat and Senators have proved in the past i they just dont like to vote to take matters out of the hands of i any committee m ui As the matter stands in the flour price drops committee now the six Republican Why havent lard soap and members are reported lined up shortening prices fallen off more solidly against letting Wallgren He cited declines in prices for tal have the a year job They j low hogs cottonseed and soy TobCV banking chairman under GOP control said recent lowering of some prices probably has weak ened support for Pres Harry S Trumans request for standby au thority to fix prices and wages to halt inflation But Im not certain the recent declines are other than seasonal Tobey told a reporter We may find prices climbing again later Tobey said Republicans on the banking committee had not been consulted about the general price probe Many senators see little chance for the antiinflation controls urged by Pres Truman I dont think there is a chance to return to anything even similar to the O P A control system said Sen Eugene D Millikin R Maybank said it might be possi tors who have tne jiiuw a year iou jjiey iow nogs uununntcii unu nuj attended the operation will ex jneed only one Democratic vote on beans that go into these products bio to open his price heatingB next Monday ithe 13member committee to put Maybank said he cant unaerweek if the filibuster and rent i 1 i 1 1 rtiir vm i extension Issues bargo on shipments of less than I the king again Monday Ithe 13memner commiucc u ui mtvuim amu carload lots moving into and out Another bulletin is expected his nomination in cold storage and j stand why some prices of farm b i onom liwiv tn pvt it Droducts have skidded down 50 the Now York area i after the examinations seem likely to get it 1 I OlO JHJ W II y iUHIVi M IV VV I V products have skidded down 50 I tied in the senate   

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