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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am 11 MS am pm Interinounfain Network Station RAM Mtmdiv Thrnuch fririar WEATHER Partly cloudy scattered showers Thursday warmer Details on Page 25 VOL 15S NO 161 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH THURSDAY MORNING MARCH 24 1919 PRICE FIVE CENTS Senate Passes Rent Bill 6810 Allows 10 Hike Home Rule House Waters Down Raiikiii Pension Bill WASHINGTON March 23 UP house voted tentatively Wednesday to water down the Rankin veterans pension bill by cutting its proposed monthly bene1 fits from SH to 572 and restrict The move to cut the amount of the monthly payments was ap proved 94 to S3 It was sponsored by Rep Francis Case R S No Cost Estimate There was no official estimate them to needy exservice of what the various changes would do to the cost of the bill The budget bureau placed the cost of lho original Rankin plan at 000000000 in the next 50 years Foes of the bill who were beaten The bill sponsored by Rep John Tuesday in an effort to kill the E Rankin D originally measure outright apparently had called ing men who are 65 or older But it rejected a companion move to exclude World War II i veterans from the multibillion dol i lar program for for World Wai adopted a dual strategy They appeared to be seeking to monthly pensions I and il veterans at age 65 regardless of financial write in so many complicated amendments that the bill would become an unwieldy legislative monstrosity that would have to be sent back to committee for Go Home Mr ChurchillWe Want Peace standing Votes for Change After voting for monthly pensions the house promptly voted ironing out for another amendment which Another goal it appeared was would have the effect of putting to keep the bill as expensive as Pickets carrying signs in demonstration against Winston Churchill wait for former British prime minister to arrive on Queen Elizabeth in New LEFT SAUNA York Wednesday As liner clocked they chanted Go home Mr Churchill We want peace Signs cried opposition to north Atlantic security alliance possible to increase the likelihood that it will be killed in the senate Utah Plane Two Fliers Feared Lost on Flight o Tribune Spevlal The two xvere flying to Spo Winnie Voices Pact Favor Upon Arrival SALINA Sevier County March kane to negotiate the sale of sev NEW YORK March 23 A light airplane piloted by era planes owned by the school Winston Churchill puffing a cigar A E Allen 42 and carrying Ray to Mrs Allen night They i and obviously Urn Ursday and said he Plane Had Radio I wholehearted support Mrs Allen said the plane was Atlantic pact Andreason 28 both of Salina was reported missing on a flight from here to Spokane Wash Wednes day night j The plane which had enough fuel for five hours flight took off j pilots afthough held from Salina airport at am i only a commercial students rating tnd has been unreported since Accompanied to Gnshen It was accompanied as far as Goshen Utah county by a plane piloted by Ira Swinehart about 40 Gunnison and carrying Clark Bogh about 25 both commercial student flyers who were intending to make the trip to Spokane to log flying time Mr Swinehart turned back when visibility became poor and said he expected Mr Allen to turn back also He landed at Nephi waited s few minutes then flevback to the SalinaGunnison airport I stopped flying while I could see he declared Civil Aero nautics administration officials in Slt Lake weather con ditions along the intended flying reigned supreme at La arrived in Wednesday enjoying himself the United States the pension program on an entirely different footing This amendment sponsored by or by presidential veto Rep Andrew Jacobs D would start pensions at age 65 on the basis of a month for every one who served 90 days and needs the money and an additional one dollar a month for every month of active service and three dollars for every month of combat serv ice While it was not clear whether the 72 ceiling would apply to these payments members tenta tively approved the plan by a standing vote of 112 to 79 and then confirmed the action by a teller vote of 135 to 111 Later Roll Call All the amendments were sub Criminal Penalties Killed Duration 1215 Months WASHINGTON March 23 The senate Wednesday night passed a home rule bill to extend rent controls 12 to 15 months and allow some rent boosts up to 10ri The vole wns 68 to 10 Under the home rule provision states would be permitted to remove rent curbs Cities and towns would also be allowed to decontrol their areas when the state governor approved Administration Democrats said the home rule feature would the entire federal rent i control program j Pres Harry S Truman had asked for a twoyear extension of conj trols but an attempt to carry out his request was swamped Punish Violators i Mr Truman also asked for a general strengthening of rent laws to punish violators Both the sen Sen Elbert D Thomas ate and house measures generally Utah Dcmocrat and Sen Arthur loosen controls iV Watkins utah Republican loosen controls for the renj control exten The senate version now goes to j sjon bill as it finally passed the How Utalins Cast Votes On Rent BUI WASHINGTON March 23 Sen MMlard E Tydings Sees increase in S forces I the house which has already ap proved a bill calling for a flat 15 PT MISINTERPRET PACT gave to the ject to possible reversal on roll Acheson Warns Russia Against Iran Attacks senate Wednesday night Votes by the Utah senators on month extension The house meas to the bill follow On the BrickerCam amenoment tire has a somewhat similar home WASHINGTON March 23 UP i 62 American military officers and Secretary of State Dean G i mPn arc in lran to advise on mill rule provision which would per mit states counties cities and towns to junk rent controls any i the consent of the states governor Senatehouse differences will be subjected to a joint conference j Then both houses must approve the j final version before it goes to the i president to become law Expires March 81 Acheson warned Russia in strong i f P Probfms i The present law expires March 6 i strengthening of internal security 31 terms Wednesday against mvadmg forccs Two U S missions are1 The senate knocked out criminal oilrich Iran on the pretext the j in Iran at the request of the penalties of one year in prison and United States is building bases i Iranian government The wartime prime minister of Great Britain did not appear per turbed by an antiChurchill demon stration near the pier as the big British liner Queen Elizabeth call votes later i The lengthofservice I ment was one of several offered by foes of the bill in an apparent ef fort to turn the whole measure in to a crazy quilt The needs test amendment there for an attack on the Soviet union amend jje ajso cautioned Moscow that D was approved 127 to 70 of It would restrict pension eligibility j them women paraded with signs I to veterans with private incomes About 175 persons most i a fine for willful violations 4 Reaffirmed that the United of federal rent ceilings States is not planning to make The vote on the penalties feature war against anyone It is not i was 5230 Sen Sparkman D Ala called to limit extension of controls to six Against the Thomas For the On an amendment to knock out of the bill criminal penalties for rent ceiling violations For the Against the Thomas On an amendment that would have limited federal powers on I For the Against the Thomas not be misinterpreted as indicat ing lessening American interest in the security of Iran Greece sponsored by Rep Dwight Rogers Turkey and other friendly nations the serious interest of the United seeking war It abhors war Atlantic security alliance should American and Trtniaji officials action inconsistent She said she had heard from the flyers late Wednesday Mr Allen is the father of two docked sons lames LcRoy and Richard empiove of Telluride Power CD is lwhicfl read Churchill wants war of less than a year and mar D Aid chairman of the senate lf wants peace and go i ried veterans with less than 53000 Banned services committee said home Mr Churchill We want I ayear Peace i married and the father of four daughters Sandra Donna Char lotte and Tanya Andreason Increases Armed Forces Meanwhile Millard E Tydings Ithat U S forces may have tobe Barkley Tells Mayors Aid Soviet Envoys j To Parley Land in N Y NEW YORK March 23 Fully Supports Tart At what was believed to be a recordsized news conference aboard the ship Churchill declined to say anything about interna tional affairs except to remark he gave full support to the pact Later however when some one brought up his 1916 Fulton Mo speech proposing a union of na tions against communism Church ill said UNANIMOUS i Guarclia field Wednesday when seven Russian delegates to the dined it world peace conference arrived I would sav that if I dii route terrible Isolated Fields Tnp Rergen state director of ducked aeronautics said the missing plane photographers and newsmen and i were whisked away in three black 1 limousines Dmitri Shostakovich Johnson Gets Senate Okeh WASHINGTON March 2 UP Louis A Johnson of West Vir ginia who advocated strong prei that theunVted j read that Fulton speech over measures even before states is undertaking hostile mili V erpear Harbor was confirmed un tary activities in Iran he said that i increased soon because of commit ments involved in the proposed send its troops into Iran nation north Atlantic pact But in the long run he said the pact and a separate U S arms program to support it should make possible cutbacks in Americas armed strength State department concern over increasing signs that the Red army might move into Iran was reflected by Acheson at a press conference Answering Soviet pro fear the new Soviet pressure I He said congress year after year f against Iran is designed to kePt these penalties in operation pare the way for Russia to special rent control law n voke terms of a 1921 Soviet protecting the District of Columbia fjlflfi ff Iranian treaty where many congressmen are tenj w ants i Can Sen Troops j Undcr lhe senate two g WASHINGTON March 23 That pact provides that in event rent increases are Vice Pres Alben W Barkley pre a third power attempts to build first Oct 1 1919 the second April dieted Wednesday that conres militarv bases in Iran to attack11950However in no case could Lim Russiaf the Soviet government can the total increases push a tenants actlon on rent controi vnl1 rent more than 15 above the be followed before long by pass level of June 1947 j age of Pres Harry S Trumans pro For example any tenant whose j grams for health insurance and rent has already been raised 159 federal aid to education Budeiiz Avers Reds Swore Stalin Pledge o under the socalled voluntary in crease provision of the present law could not be charged either He hinted that compromise may lie ahead for the controversial health proposal It may emerge of the increases provided for in JBarkley told the United States Conference of Mayors at its final session not necessarily in the the senate bill 10 Since June But if a tenants rent has been hiked only 10 since June 1947 way it is now written But Barkley declared the pro gram doesnt call for socialized recently to see what I paid and I am bound to say that I am not in ammously by the senate Wednes such aiegations can rest onlv r NEW rORKMarch 23 he could be charged the first 5 medicine as some opponents have Louis Budcnz an exCommunist increase Oct not the sec said editor and n first witness in the ond on April 1 1950 Instead he told the mayors the UIB day as secretary of defense On a maiicious interpretation or a conspiracy trial tcsti The house bill does not provide federal government will cooperate He will take over direction of fantastic misunderstanding of the i that at least two for such rent increases but does strips along the route in Utah where there is no communication including fields at Promontory Soviet composer and his Churchill was asked if America had reached a point equal to the For Peace Not War Point and Locomotive Springs leagues eluded more than 75 news Boxelder county and the Lowe men after spending an hour going nd6 Declined Press Comment i CaPt and Mrs Christopher xv nf r Soames They will be guests of None of the Paissan delegates Bernard Baruch financier and ad viser to presidents iences Thursdav night the Churchills F Tydings famed I Th first made that are rumors that many other j statement last week in a speech high level changes soon will he defending the security pact as i made in the military Here are other main provisions with the states cities and coun ties under the program to make good health a normal thing and not the exception in every community Guests of Baruch intermediate strip both in Tooele county He said an organized air search their loyalty to Premier Josef Stai lin in Moscow in 3900 j Budenz said that Jacob Stachel Ofthe senate of the country rPhtyf dli L Areas which have been freed i The vice president also predicted tv Illinois controlled lwith apparent confidence that we ty s Illinois cnairman among f the local arfvisnrv hnprf are aDOUt to enter on a nati0nal program of federal aid to educa s t i rnrv rfi if tne loca advisory board recom are about to enter on a national establish an instrument for peace not war i American aelegation mended such a step tvould be made Thursday Planes to the conference sponsored b at Fillmore Nephi Spanish Fork National Council of Arts Thnrcna M rv Provo and Salt Lake City as well land Professions spoke to the press u J J Churches as other places are expected to except to mutter that they were i be dinner fucsts of Pres participate in the search extremely tired or that they dMnt i Sf and Mrs Truman in Mr Allen manager of the Saj speak English Washington linaGunnison Flying school and a A delegation of five Soviet of flight instructor planned to stop i ficials including Simeon Tsarap at Mountain Home Payette and kin Soviet representative to the He did not say whom he had in mind but there have been reports I and demonstrably untrue Soviet that army Secy Kenneth C j claims that the United States is Royall will snon retire transforming Iran into a military At Tydings request the seni base to be used against Russia tion was endorsed for the post by the he said Cites Stalin Pledge mine nomina Ihis type of pressure seems to leader of the MarxistLenin i Recontrol Trailer Camps after Johnson i have intensified in recent weeks niiinonniiv anri he post bv the he said and thc Communst 3 Trailer camps used for pci Boise Ida en route to Spokane j United Nations economic and i social council and Sergei R Strig anov first secretary of the Rus Forrestal Gets Chiefs Salute As he faced about 175 reporters and radio and comeramcn aboard armed services committee 2 Declared that the United movement to thc satisj States has no military air or other m New York and Chicago would The 600 mayors of major cities be recontrolled and the rent rolled jas they closed a threeday annual back to the level of Oct 31 1948 j meeting also other Heard Dr Ernst Reuter mayor of blockaded Berlin voice grati tude for the miracle of the air lift Mayor Reuter described his city as the only bastion of democ racy behind the iron curtain and H Hotel in all rtMii imiiu inu l oillcrainen aooara r r ix L T j J UJJCIILCU eta evjuciue u uuuy Ui the ship the 74yearold i I the resolution which asserted in TT o iu v v m inent residence would be hOld man puffed on a long cigar We had a nice crossing he said I am particularly glad to government Tydings said 3 Disclosed that no more than I that Communists will be faithful freedom and peace are won The housing expediter is au Called on congress to extend sue for treble damages strengthen and improve rent con come to America to express the thanks we all feel on the other side in mnny nations for what she is doing for the world 7n Ordered Sequence He said he preferred to give his opinions on international affairs in ordered sequence and in a set ting I choose Main purpose of his visit is to sian embassy in Washington were on hand to greet them They also were welcomed by Aaron Copland American com poser and musician and Norman Mailer author of the best selling WASHINGTON March 23 novel The Naked and the Dead Pres Harry S Truman praised the T p Q great public career of James V ft Forrestal Wednesday at a dinner More than 50 police officers honoring the retiring secretary of were in and around the terminal defense building The Russians were esjaddress the Massachusetts In He said he hopes that when he corled into the building and prepi sttute of Technologys convoca leaves public life he will be as arations were made for a press Ition of world leaders in Cam well thought of as Jim is conference But as the reporters i bridge Mass March 31 His topic The dinner was given by the and photographers waited there is Twentieth Century Its three secretaries under Forrestal was a shout that the Russians had Promise and Realization Kenneth Royall of the army j ducked out through another Henry R Luce of Time Inc John L Sullivan of the navy and ridor will give a dinner in Churchills W Stuart Symington of the air The newsmen chased them past honor Friday evening and the New force gaping spectators in the lobby out York Times will honor him March Mr Truman at the conclusion the front door where the three 28 Both concerns jointly pub of his brief offthecuff remarks cars were waiting Then they i lisheri his memoirs drove to the Soviet Aso aboard the Queen Eliza am as well United Nations estate for its delei beth was Harold J Laski former said to Forrestrl Jim I hope I thought of when I leave the public service as you are Forrestal quickly replied You neednt worry about that The dinner group of about 30 persons included members of the gates near Glen Cove Long Is chairman of the British labor land party and a political foe of The Russians would not say j Churchills Asked if he thought how long they would be here Churchill would continue as leader whether they enjoyed the trip or of the Conservative party Laski if they thought the conference replied cabinet army and navy officials would serve a worthwhile purpose Yes he will He will never give John R Steeiman prpsidcntial as A Russian employe of the U N up If he were drowninghe would and the presidents three said he expected they would be rome up for the third time and sistant military aides here about two weeks i say that I will still win VMW Blacklists Lawmakers Voting for Boyd Approval WASHINGTON March 23 Mine workers Wednesday put on their political blacklist those coal state senators up for election in 1950 who voted to confirm James E Boyd as director of the bureau of mines Boyd confirmed after a twoyear wait will be sworn into office at noon Thursday in the interior department The miners list it was revealed also will include those senators from coal states who were listed as not voting Under the unions blacklist policy as announced by John T Jones union political director at the 1948 U M W conven tion the miners next year will oppose Sens Lister Hill of Alabama Scott W Lucas of Illinois Francis Myers Pennsyl vania Elbert D Thomas Utah all Democrats and Robert A Taft of Ohio Republican Miners president John L Lewis was angered not only by those votes for Boyd but by the defection of senators supported by the miners in last years election These are Sens James E Murray Montana Estes Kefauver Tennessee and Paul H Douglas Illinois all Democrats The miners chief is understood to be particularly bitter toward Murray The Montanan Lewis feels could have blocked the Boyd confirmation in committee umnh throughout the vorld ZdenTformer manag i cdi1 tor of the Communist newspaper in New York the Daily Worker I renounced communism in 1945 after 10 years of holding import ant posts in the party i Question of Loyalty When McGohey asked whether the question of loyalty had been brought up when he joined the party Budenz said that Stachel 5 Municipalities incorporated j to education public works plan its of a1 rent control law the presidential legislative pro See Page 3 Column 1 gram Upper Basin Pact Approved In House Goes to Truman WASHINGTON March 23 had called his attention to the loy The house Wednesday passed and ally pledge to Stalin Eudcnz testimony was the first j sent to the White House a bill ap I presented in the trial of 11 top Paving a compact by which the S Communists which began upper basin states divided their more than nine weeks ago The share of the Colorado river water defendants arc accused of conspiri Meanwhile senators from states acy to advocate and teach the vio in the upper Colorado basin j lent overthrow of the U S gov whittled away at legislation spon ernmcnt i sored by California and Nevada to McGohey spent the first hour get a supreme court determination of the trial Wednesday of state water rights ing Budcnz background The for1 Arvin B Shaw California as mer Communist now is an economsistant attorney general told the iics professor at Fordham universenate interior committee during hearings on the resolution that As McGohey questioned Bu1 California had no desire to involve den defense attorneys broke in the upper basin states an objection to almost every j Shaw acknowledged however question and Federal Judge Hari that certain phases of the proposed i old R Medina overruled them all i adjudication micht brine the un per basin states into the contro versy The measure is aimed at an Arizona bill to authorize the Central Arizona reclamation pro ject which would require 1200000 acre feet of water from the Colo rado It seems to me the upper basin states are being put on notice Sen Arthur V Watkins R Utah interjected Watkins explained Utahs in terest was in about 70000 acre feet for the Dixie project in the southwest corner of his state Shaw replied California had no objection to that draft on the stream He said he thought Utah probab ly would want to become a party to an adjudication action if one l adjudication might bring the up1 was authorized   

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