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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am am pm Intelmountain Network Station KALL Slondiv Through Friday W VOL 158 NO 333 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH WEDNESDAY MORNING MARCH 16 1919 WEATHER Fair mid mild Wednesday showers west portion Details on Page J8 TRICE FIVE CENTS Talkathon Ends In Compromise Plan Would Require TwoThirds Of Full Senate to Curb Debate WASHINGTON March 15 15day Dixie filibuster1 in the U S senate ended with dramatic suddenness Tuesday night as southern Democrats and Republicans got together on a compromise plan Then the senate recessed at pm EST until Wednesday when a drive will open to put the plan through the senate Its sponsors felt certain of success since they had 52 than the required signed up I But the plan was subject to debate and Truman Democrats have plenty to say before a vote can be taken j They want a change in the seni ate rules so that a twothirds ma jority of those voting can end I filibusters on any question j They want this as an opening wedge for the passage of civil Briton Depicts Jet Bomber Armada Plan rights legislation such an anti lynch antipoll tax and antidis crimination bills Essence of Plan The compromise plan sponsored by Sen William F Knowland R LONDON March 15 UP Cal provides that twothirds of Britain disclosed Tuesday that she the whole senate 61 out of 96 is building a large striking force can limit anything ex of twinjet bombers capable of Cept motions to take up future speeds approaching 500 mph proposals to change the senate Arthur Henderson secretary oE I rules state for air told commons that The southerners apparently the new bombers had been ordered i feeling confident that 64 senators Into full production that jet never could be persuaded to limit fighter strength would be doubled j debate on civil rights bills went by mid1950 and Britain was mov Wjth the plan They also ing toward technical supremacy jked the proviso against unlim in all phases oC air warfare jted debate on motions to take up future rules changes This would Completely New Era enable them to filibuster against House Extends Rent With Home Rule Wallgren Nod Set Aside In Committee Sen A Willis Robertson D Va lights lip first pipeful in six hours after speaking that long Tuesday night beforethe senate battle of the filibuster ended suddenly with a compromise which reservedly would require a vote of 64 out of the full 96 senators to limit debate As Henderson heralded a comi any proposal to end filibusters by pletely new era in flying and i majority rule hinted of greater planes to come the defense finance and foreign Sooner Than Expected affairs ministers of the five west rne big break in the filibuster ern union countries conferred sooner than expected Sen the second day on military pooiin Johnson D S C had been litical and economic barriers speaking for four hours and 20 against communism and possible and proclaimed that Soviet aggression he was ready to talk into the Their urgent secret conference dawn Earlier Sen A Willis Rob was ended Tuesday night but erLson D Va the plans laid by these leaders ofihours Britain France Belgium the Rllt KnjhPIT leaders Netherlands and Luxembourg souu quict word lo him lead to the signing of the No one arose FRANK FRIENDLY Envoy Hints Move to Tie Danes to West Alliance spoke for six WASHINGTON March 15 WASHINGTON March 15 UP I senate armed services com jmittee handed Pres Harry S Tru man a personal defeat Tuesday by shelving his nomination of former j Sen Mon C Wallgren D Wash i to be chairman of the national security resources board The 76 Wallgren vote appar ently killed any chance of the one time Washington governor taking over the security job A high administration spokesman said Mr Truman may j have no alternative but to with draw the appointment Wont Give Up But Wallgren refused to back down Mon C Wallgren His chances He called on the administration for security post all hut vanish to carry the battle to the senate j step that appeared forej doomed by tense feeling aroused j by the filibuster battle and the j emergence of a tight coalition of Republicans and southern DemO crats which was threatening to j take over control of the chamber Wallgren said he was pleased by the committees unanimous j him of by Sen Harry P Cain R Wash R u d mounted Tuesday reflecting on his integrity But i f he took sharp issue with the m the twoday old coal mine shut majoritys finding that he lacked down Railroads See 167000 Idle By Week End PITTSBURGH March 35 President Beaten in Fight For Stronger Controls I March 15 house Tuesday voted a 35month extension of rent controls with a home rule feature permitting any state city or county to scrap the ceilings at will It was aheavy blow to Pres Harry S Truman Adminis tration forces were against the home rule idea and wanted a twoyear extension plus greater powers to enforce controls The bill passed 261 to 153 by the house now goes to the senate where administration men will renew their fight Action i on a senate version has been blocked because of the senate filibuster Back Extension On final house passage 199 Democrats were joined by 61 Republicans and one AmericanLaborite in support of the 15month extension Opposing were 101 Republicans and 52 Democrats Administration leaders vigorously fought the home rule amendment proposed by John j Bell D but it carried 227 to 188 on a roll call A Republican move to limit the rent control law extension to only 90 days was beaten down 260 to 151 Many Democrats who had favored this in earlier voting abandoned it on the showdown As for the local option authority to do away with rent controls Tighe Woods rent administrator told reporters it might not work out too badly I would be willing to bet he said that 90 of the 1100 coun ties where we have rent control will not lift rent control under this amendment Lacks Essentials But Woods said the house bill lacks two Criminal penalties for landlords charging overceiling rent and authority RdLL CALL Heres Vote On Rent Control Bill Foreign Minister Gustav JLas and competency A Sundaylike calm hung over HO recontrol apartments in hard and soft coal mining towns denlial hotels North Atlantic security pact the j Vice Pres Alben w Barkley called government to join the formation of the council of Europe for a vole on the pendjng motion defense alliance This was the motion the south erners had been filibustering against since Feb 28 It was a closed the United States about joining and the rearming of the west DeHavilland Contract Amid their talks on how to dis tribute expected American mili tary aid and how to deploy west for consideration fun nf ihp Atlantics defense bas ern union forces there came an curbthefilibusters I tons Greenland and the Azores other disclosure An announcement tne Azores here revealed that France had con plan hold the key to the noith tracted with Britains DeHavil Passed 78 to 0 land Aircraft Co for the manu1 where report for work Monday signs still were posted at various Atlantic on Secv of State Dean The Danish diplomat said re ecting on Wallgrens But the miners were busy on id he had i ersonal Integrity its decision to Jobs around home or were gather friendlv lulf A nPwrHiemg m clubs and taverns The Portuguese government dis been given frank and friendly shelve the appointment neverth Dsed it has started talks with answers to all the questions he j jess was a clearcut victory JJtl1 JU Li VM1 i J n v1r tlfinfitlll rt TT 1 motion by Sen Scott Lucas ofune mutual aid pact Illinois the Democratic leader to Denmark and Portugal control Jand Aircrait uo iur The motion passed 78 to 0 with facture of Vampire jet fighters frjends and of thg and south approaches respective Iv On that score the Portuguese raised about Denmarks possible benefits and responsibilities under the alliance the young Washington Republican who almost singlehandedly car ried on the fight to block senate Other Developments approval I Cain charged among other j Other fastmoving developments j things that Wallgren was soft crowded into the diplomatic towards Communists that he was ing i Most coal consuming industries continued normal production They have an aboveground coal stock pile that is expected to last 45 I days ture during the day C lilctvuiMijuiTv i j made plain it would I 1British Ambassador Sir Oliver T7vin nrinnltTinm1 iVllf TYllllMC under license in France t u f it Henderson asked commons for J That simply placed the plan before the H830 000 000 for the air force uvluc to the obligation ot granting m increase of 572000000 over this i and l 11P for peacetime military bases to a for refuse to enter any defense arFranks announced that Britains He cited Wallgrens re rSment foreign minister by Washington to to the obligation of granting in year He declared T Kenneth S Wherry The primary task o the Ro a of N h RepuWican shape whh j offered the G O PDIxl compro is sufficient in associations as a substitute forces of likeminded powers to j Backers of this auoatitute had deter anv wouldbe aggressor busy as beavers all through UELCI any ho tle evemns getting signatures on An Effective Deterrent jt They said the signers were To achieve this we must build committed to stick to it through tip not only a highlv developed or thck and thin batting down any gknization for the close air de changes in it fense of the United Kingdom but As soon as the substitute had also a striking force which will j been offered in the senate Tues eign power better qualified to play pool and fish than to head a vital defense Bid Ignites AntiRed Fuel 1 foreign minister Ernest Bevin plans to come to Washington early theTast election as proof he was in April to represent Britain at the incompetent signing of the defense treaty j 2 Representatives of the eight countries now negotiating the alj liance scheduled a meeting with Acheson lo give their final ap proval to the text of the pact as j T f drawn up now The nations are the j I United States Britain Canada France Belgium the Netherlands j Luxembourg and Norway Picj ture on Page 2 Iceland Envoy be both a vital element in our de fense and as an offensive weapon an effective deterrent in into WASHINGTON March 13 j 3 Icelands visiting foreign min pressure for andjister Bjarni Benediktsson called Democratic leader Lucas asked against the entrance of Dimitrifor a second day at the state de day night and read by the clerk of Sir Barkley if the would T 1 partment to discuss whether Ice shortlived after intern RlSSanS land maybe linked to the alliance Pres Harry S Truman By U S Probe ST LOUIS March 15 sudden strike shut the key mid western Wabasli railroad Tuesday but the walkout appeared to be shortlived after intervention by as director of the Rail Layoffs Mount John L Lewis United Mine Workers president order for a twoweek work stoppage in all eastern mines swelled the number of New York Central employes scheduled for layoffs By weeks end more than 67000 railroaders are due to be temporarily jobless The New York Central said 5225 i more workers in five car locomo tive shops would be idled because of the mine closings NYC pre viously announced 3375 would be furloughed In Jersey City the Central Railroad of Jersey said an unestimated number would be forced into idleness in the next two weeks Calls Protest Strike Lewis issued his stop work or der last Friday He said he wanted to protest appointment of Dr Coses the Door bomber striking force We must be prepared to re cast our forces and realign them introduced was backed not only the pattern of western union by Truman Democrats but by i se and of any action we may Wherry and many other be called upon to take as a result cans settled i crivc first consideration But it this country as delegates to tne tenth recruit Benediktssor i cultural and scientific confer arranged to see Acheson for a lence for world peace in New York j final conference Wednesday He referred to the administraj city March 2527 is being brought re tion plan which when it was first upon lhc state deparlmenl anljc 4 A proposal to expand the At ntic alliance into a full federal union was advanced by retired Intensive conferences were held j Supreme Court Justice Owen J a group of other pub of the Atlantic pact have been j Barkley said the plan would i appeared certain Tuesday night itllat jt woud be passed over in Mrs FDK UpllllHStiC I favor of the compromise when the CHICAGO March 15 vote comes Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt said TuesLucas said tat at least 10 sen day at a press conference her obators had not even seen the new Kervations while traveling do not proposal which has many rami indicate a depression is imminent fications He said all senators The widow of the late president j should Jiave a chance to study it said I dont see why there should be There is plenty of buying power and a desire to have thingsBut then Im not an economist before being asked to vote Republic leader Wherry quickly agreed and within a few minutes the senate recessed mental officials Monday and Tues day Under law it is necessary for I him to issue a ruling if the Com munists are to be admitted Definition of Attitude It is expected that an announce ment on the matter either Wednes day or within the next few days will define the attitude of the government toward the vital ques tion Cripps Report Terms Britain Well on Road to Recovery LONDON March 15 Stafford Cripps reported Tuesday Britain is well on the road to re covery The chancellor of the exchequer said one major problem remains How to sell enough British goods in the American market to pay for all the things Britain has to buy 30000word eco Sir I steady national effort on produc tion and we received generous and timolv assistance from the with dollars Through a United States A program of harder work and continued high taxes was laid down for the British people The report promised increased rations The proposal by Justice Roberts and others to form a federal union was advanced at a news confer ence They announced formation of an Atlantic union committee to press for public support and ac tion by congress Robert P Patterson former sec retary of war who joined Roberts in launching the movement said the projected union will convince the Kremlin that the democracies Indignant telegrams of protest i mean business reached Washington Tuesday one expressing vigorous opposition of the American Legion was sent by National Cmdr Perry Brown to I Secy of State Dean Aeheson Ani other outlining the strong objec tion of the American Jewish I League against Communism rame from Rabbi Benjamin Schultz to Atty Gen Clark Other Nations Bid S Bureau of Mines and to pay Four operating brotherhoods tribute to dead and injured miners went on strike in the companys j Speculation arose over the pos sixstate area early Tuesday sibility that the nearly 400000 morning but the head of one sof coai miners would not return the railroads said orders to return to work on tne scheduled March 28 to work were being issued immei date diately Some coal men thought they The railroad expected the 3000 might stay home another four or striking employes to return by five days until they have ccle 6 am CST Wednesday and anbrated John Mitchell day April 1 nounced it was ready to lift Mitchell was an early U M W lead freight embargoes imposed on its er credited with winning miners shippers Truman Named Board Pres Truman appointed a three an eighthour day The UMW I contract calls for Mitchell day to be a recognized holiday Meanwhile in Washington man emergency factfinding board move developed to take mine under the railway labor act to i safety supervision functions away investigate the dispute and make from the bureau of mines The recommendations The differences are over working conditions and schedules and wages are not iri i volved A F Whitney president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Train men snid backtowork orders for proposal was made in the senate interior committee which Monday approved Dr Boyds appointment The house specifically refused both these requests in Tuesdays voting But it did strengthen Woods hand to enforce controls to some extent It granted the government power to sue land lords for triple damages for sums collected above rent ceilings Un der present law only tenants have authority to bring such suits The vote attaching the home rule amendment to the bill found 71 Democrats joining 156 Repub licans to put it over It was op posed by 181 Democrats fsix Re publicans and one AmericanLa Optimistic Side While Rent Administrator Woods was on the optimistic side over the home rule feature Chairman Brent Spence D Ky of the house banking committee who handled the bill on the house floor was not Spence said it would gut ef fective rent controls He said state legislatures and city and county governing boards would be bombarded with so many appeals from landlords to revoke controls they would find it hard to resist them Among other things the house bill 1 Gives tha government old O P A powers to prevent mass evictions of tenants This had been requested fay Pres Truman 2 Requires the rent administra tor to set rent ceilings so far as practicable to assure landlords reasonable return on reasonable value of their property Recontrol Tower 3 Authorizes the rent adminis trator to recontrol any rental area decontrolled since June 30 1947 except where decontrol was or dered by the emergency court of appeals 4 Recontrols rental properties decontrolled under the 1947 rent WASHINGTON March 15 Here is how representatives from four intermountain states voted Tuesday on the rent control bill passed after the house voted to include a local option provision For the bill Granger and Bosone of Utah and Baring of Nevada all Democrats Against the Idaho D and Sanborn of Idaho and Barrett of Wyoming Republicans Vote on including the local option provision was as follows Against the and Bosone of Utah White Idaho and Baring of Nevada For the of Wyoming and Sanborn of Idaho The total vote on inclusion of the local option provision was For 227 against 188 The total vote for final passage of the measure showed 261 for and 153 against Lee Applauds Rent Move In U S House Gov J Bracken Lcc informed Tuesday of house action giving local and state governments power to end rent control said he ap proved the measure because local governments are in a better posi tion to know what their housing situation is Ive always felt that the peo ple in local governments are bet ter able to regulate their affairs than people in Washington he declared He declined to comment on pos sibility of rent control being re ferred to a future session of the state legislature since the house action is only a preliminary legis lative step Still in Future The senate also must approve the measure and the president sign it before it becomes law Mayor Earl J Glade said he couldnt comment on a matter of such importance until he con ferred with Salt Lake City com missioners Well have to take It up formally he said Disapproving house action was George W Morgan Salt Lake county commission chairman who said he still favored federal con act That had permitted landi trol lords and tenants to enter into The plan was defeated by a 65 voluntary agreements raising rents vnt p im fn InOd vote up to hi Air Jaunt Added to the request for the the Maharajah of Cooch Behar entry of the Russians other coimj from Gaya to tries behind the iron curtain have asked that their representatives be permitted to arrive Czcchpslo members of his union would be j DENVER CONCLAV E issued immediately An official the Brotherhood of Locomotive i I Engineers said his union and the JjOJUUfty other two probably would also send their members back to work India March 15 i Prepare Embargo Lift Arthur K Atkinson Wabash BOMBAY private plane flying president said we hope that the j Mill Union Maps Demands For Wage Hike Pension DENVER March 15 It specifically set up a commission International Union of food I vakia wants to send five repre jsentativcs to the conference Ro nomic survey for 1919 published Tuesday as a white paper Cripps played on the theme that Britain can and must be earning those dol In setting forth four economic goals for 1919 the government asked Harder work and more produc the steel mills the coal mines the textile industries and on the farms A cut in cost and improvement mania two Hungary four and Poland three No official statements were forthcoming from the State de partment but a chilly attitude to ward the New York meeting seemed apparent Refusing quota tions some officials nevertheless planes to watch for it The maharajahs plane Bo nanza left Gaya in Bihar state at am It was understood to contain two passengers be sides the ma ha rajah and a civilian pilot The plane was due lo stop at Nagpur at 1 pm but was not reported there The 33yearold maharajah was educated at Harrow and p m CST Wednesday ana we are j Mine prepared to lift freight embargoes j CIO said in a conference immediately Atkinson said he Tuesday they would demand j had been i Cleveland in contact with headquarters of the the unions before he made his state ment Normally the emergency inves tigators are appointed before strike action and the appointment prohibits a strike for 30 days 1 A substantial wage increase 2 A health and welfare insur ance plan 3 Old age pensions The conference attended by believed the conference might folj Cambridge university in Eng low the of the Congress of In telloclials held last August lars by the time American aid under the European recovery pro in the quality of Britishmade gram ends in 1952 i goods Britain has completed a vear A c of creat andsteady progress his Vice and dividends and a bigger i Wroclaw fBroslaul Poland where in the new IndiaPakistan setup unrvrv said effort to sell more gnorls to the line United States was bitterly has not yet been decided has This attributed lo twn mum United Slates and Canada thereby i criticized and the Soviet contrast 1321 square miles area and put forth aearning more dollars jingly lauded J 610802 people land at i His state the status of which in the new IndiaPakistan setup i after they report I John E Donnelly grand chief engineer some 75 union members was broken down to committees Tues day for discussion of the various proposed demands of assistant Officials said they would not of the I he in a position to release figures Locomotive EnI in connection with their wage dis Returning rent control to local governments may be all right in some communities where local governments can take it over he said but I dont think theres enough available housing as yet in this area Sees Rent Adjustments He said however that he thought some landlords needed rental adjustments Darrel Welling executive vice president of the Salt Lake Real Estate board and of the Apart ment House Association of Utah said apartment house owners wanted complete decontrol the mines and mills and in industrial same decontrol other industries towns were tailing dust from the crushing mills pollutes the air The new commission a spokes man said will attempt to achieve results by means of legislation as well as atthcscenn improvement of conditions such as wetting down rock dust in the mines and elimi nating blasting while miners are at work Silicosis is a steady killer of miners The silica from rock dust to study preventive and enforce ment measures which would re duce the incidence of silicosis in collects in the lungs and a subse have Naturally however if there must be control he said wed rather have control at local gov ernment levels than at Washing ton We do not condone any cases in which property owners charge rentals that are out of reason but that isnt the condition with most property owners he continued They are legitimate operators who want to stay in business in Brotherhood rineers maintained that the strike i Missions before Wednesday was in nroercss and therefore The meeting however adopted j quent chemical reaction forms an good times as well as bad They are could not be stopped by the a committee report on health nd acid which eats out the lung tis the ones being penalized the worst panels appointment j safety coodUions among workers l sues by rent control   

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