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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 14, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intcrmountaiu Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday fibuiu WEATHER Iarlly cloudy Saturday thunderstorms Details on Page 23 VOL 159 NO 30 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SATURDAY MORNING MAY 14 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Restore Cuts 27COTOHOS11TAL In Budgets j Tunnel Truck Blast CIO Requests Cuts Phone System Modifies Resolution Condemning Lee Asks Special Session NEW YORK May 13 worst telephone service failure in the countrys history occurred Friday when a truck blew up in the Holland vehicular tunnel beneath the Hudson river Much of the nations communications system was paralyzed The tunnel carries cables on which power is provided by the American Telephone and Telegraph Co for press association wires radio networks and long distance telephone service Sixty other trucks and passenger cars piled up By O X MALMQUISf PROVO May condemning Democratic legisla tors who failed to support party platform pledges and urging Gov J Bracken Lee to reconsider his budget item vetoes were adopted unanimously by thc 13th annual convention of the Utah CIO here Friday Delegates approved 17 resolu tions covering legislative politi cal and organizational matters heard an address on the import ance of political action by Mike Livoda regional CIO director for Colorado and toured the Geneva steel plant during the early after noon Resolution Modified A controversial resolution deal ing with the governor and his veto of appropriations which was re ferred back to committee Thurs day came back in a modified form but again was sent back to com mittee for further consideration The original resolution intro duced by the Park City mine workers local condemned the gov ernor for his vetoes asked him to call a special session of the legis lature to restore the cuts and to resign his office Urges Special Session The modified version simply ex pressed opposition to the vetoes and asked the governor to call a special session to restore certain items The biting adjectives and the request for the governors resignation were deleted The modified resolution was re turned to the committee after several delegates had argued that it was unnecessary inasmuch as other resolutions would cover the same that being a poj WASHINGTON Mav 13 litical matter it should be referred to the political action committee Francls Patnck Matthews or labors joint legislative coun braska cil Francis Patrick Matthews Will maintain navv tradition Truman Taps Nebraskan For Navy Post telescope jfasliioii behind the exploding j truck and caught fire in turn The drivers and passengers scrambled choking and panicky out of the 8200foot New York New Jersey tube The explosion occurred at 9 am after the truck had passed from the New Jersey side about a quarter of the way toward New York At least 27 persons were injured sufficiently to require hospital j treatment here and in Jersey City j Thirtynine firemen were given i emergency treatment at the tunnel after being overcome by the fumes from the poison carbon disulphide chemical on the truck Edmond ITyndal 36 driver of the truck i was treated at a hospital for minor I injuries and sent home He was I reported to be suffering from i shock and not able to give a de tailed report Heat Buckles Austin J Tobin executive direc jtor of the Port of New York au ithority estimated the damage in jthe tunnel at from to He said however that I the authority was covered by I a insurance policy Heat buckled the tiled walls I The intricate ventilation system Criiai slopped The tunnel was plunged into darkness The flames atej through the telephone cables and I telegraph cables of Western Union j jThe tunnel filled with poisonous j fumes A T T issued the following j appraisal of the situation as of i pm EOT j Of the 6000 longdistance cir cuits going south or west about half were lost Late Friday night A T and T said normal service could not be restored until sometime Sunday out of Gerhart Eisler alleged top Soviet agent In U S ingto Poland on liner shown wifc wtio is under nrrest liy immigration agents for deportation questioning on liiiNhnndK flight Italian Colony CHING CALLS FORFEED Division Gets LNUnitOkeh Ford Studies Peace Offer In Negotiation Recess DETROIT May 13 Ford j 100000 production workers into and union leaders talked hopefully Skipper Refuses To Help U In Seizing Eisler Pledges Red Fugitive Safe Passage to Polish Port NEW YORK May 13 master of the S S Batory tho liner on which Gerhart Eisler stowed away in fleeing the United States said Friday he would take the Germanborn Communist on to Gdynia Poland rather than set him off in England for return to this country Capt Jan Cwiklinski skipper i of the Polish boat on which Eisler ASKS fled last Friday said the matter1 of his return to the United States was up to U SPolish diplomatic officials Cwiklinskis revelation that he i would not turn Eisler called the No 1 Communist agent in the United States over to the British was made to Richard Yaffe spe cial correspondent of the Columbia Broadcasting system w h o is aboard the Batory I Surrender Likely WASHINGTON May 13 ffl But Cwiklinski mav find that Sen Harry P Cain R Wash I Say Chaplin 4NearTraitor will have to surrender Eisler Friday accused screen actor Char The matter it is admitted is up lie Chaplin of creating an in to the British whom the United cident which he said skirts peril States do not wish to embarrass The liner must make port at Southampton under regulations of the North Atlantic Conference soard of which it is a member Violation might result in loss of its transocean shipping rights State department officials in Washington said Friday night that once the Batory enters British waters it becomes subject to the aw of Great Britain They said Sritish authorities could go aboard he ship and remove Eisler Due in England Today The Batory is due to drop an chor in Southampton harbor Sat urday morning at am GMT am The ship ously close to treason Cain renewed his demand that the Britishborn comedian be de ported irom the United States Chaplin is not a U S citizen The incident as related by Cain In 1048 Chaplin allegedly sent a message to Pablo Picasso noted French artist asking him to pro test American deportation pro ceedings against Hanns Eisler Viennaborn former Hollywood composer and acknowledged Communist The Washington mitted a statemen senator sub to a senate Bonacci Leads Opposition Among delegates who expressed commission A spokesman said I tmV old colonial emiof Peace Friday night as negotia 0nH the dlcts in wljich the wires were i pirc among Britain France Italy i tions broke up until Saturday in lawyer and businessman conuined were damaged by the i and Ethiopia was approved Friday the Fork strke is Pres Harry S Trumans choice j fire and their repair was being by the united Nations political V to succeed John L Sullivan as hindered by the damage in the secretary of the navy tunnel posal to the opinion that it should go to a j Carried 2600 Circuits the crippling walkout of 65000 Mediation Director Cyrus Ching both sides that if a settlement is not reported within a reasonable will enter the case in jwill not who ThnP ashore in a tender and any Brit th That the public interest r Ford workers was laid on the Chings message was sent in plan that grew out of BntishItal ian talks in London last week The 59nation general assembly i After discussing the to act finally on the j tor two and a half hours the com uniea Saturday or perhaps j pany asked a recess in negotiations JQr I tl n ClLnt The nomination of the promij committee dealing with political j nent 62yearold Roman Catholic The long lines department had1 The 59nation general assembly matters were Joe Martinez Park I iayman went to the senate Friday five cables running through the i is expected City and Arthur Mullet Frank j Jt came railitarv and conores Holland tunnel one of which was j project late Bonacci regional CIO director coaxial cable suitable for telei as late as Monday A twothirds until Saturday for Utah opposed adoption of such sional circles still buzzed with ViSjon programs j vote is required for assembly apI to study the plan a resolution Sullivan s wrathful resignation j Thcy caried about 2600 voice proval and some of the majority Notice From Chine The same resolution or the re Tllc ciate Sullivans retire message circuits The remaining i backers said confidently its in port of the conventions action on i ment hfls becn lcft to ilim He 100 circuits carried privateline the bag it in The Salt Lake Tribune let fjre wceks over telephone and teletype messages1 Anoroved Settlement bounced up at the morning sestreatment of the Navy departmentradio networks and other such ll sion in the form of a motion toundrr the secretary rf decial loads Frederick Cappcl vice presi Johnson he contended navy I identical telegrams to Walter P proposal i Reuther president of the CIO Auto Workers and Henry would ask the British to seize Eisler facing two jail terms in judiciary subcommittee listing nine specific instances of Chap jlins alleged connections with I Communist fronts and Communist dominated organizations He said the record shows that Charlie Chaplin does not believe in our system of government The senator continued Chaplins only recorded contri bution to the war effort was eUher Reuther nor company negotiation Washington jThc this country for passport fraud j eulogy to the Soviet Union which and contempt of congress ended with these words The surprise turn in the JEisier tno future is yours a day when j He ted CnapUn g f People say wh Brunnide outside spreads out M over Ole and taken her to tvot for questioning floruit j i her husbands departure j Denies Wife Aided Hanns Eisler is a brother of Gerhart Eisler alleged former No publicity be j cleared by the press and publicity committee were restncted without consulting officials and oenounced Max Knight Garfield who ofjohnsons cancellation of a huge fered the motion explained that aircraft carrier apple of the navys he was not seeking to exclude re porters or exercise censorship but that he felt the committee should i pass on the publicity on some An ajjng oE the situation has subjects I tcen promised in the house armed Censorship Opposed services committee See Page 2 Column 2 evc Meanwhile from Washington Jnc leuerai mediator did not CEinic notice of fcdcra1 interest in online what ho meant by a resj the strike which has now virtu sonsbte period j The majority approved settle ally shut down the entire Ford Terms Undisclosed i Eisler earlier had declared empire throwing an estimated i aboard ship that neither his at t 2 However some officials believe itrartjve Wife nor I aboard the Polish liner Batory the federal conciliation service ajd d hjm ast week Ger woulrl not step m as long as ne yaffe reportet that he askedhart Blser faces two pnson serl i gotiations continue ment provides for Hearing Promised 1 Britain to stay in Cirenaica as administering authority for a United Nations trusteeship The British have been there since Montgomery chased out Rommel and the Italians out in 19J2J3 Z Italy would return in 1931 as the dominant power in Tripoli tania where she would adminis ter a U N trusteeship Thc Brit ish are in full control in Tripoli tania now and would remain there j if the assembly fails to approve an Italian trusteeship Riots broke Reds Driving 5T5 On Shanghai Hurled Back SHANGHAI China Saturday May 11 of two out several daysago in Tripoli publicly spanked speaker Sarn Truman Flays House Aids On TH Stand r Prcs Harry Cwiklinski what he intended to j I Reuther defined Fridays prodo with his stowaWav Eisler i i posal from the union as a specific j win and him in Gdynia the i i detailed proposal for settlement captain repiied j of the disputes at both Die Lini Askcd about TJ g requests that j coinMercury and Rouge plants he bc put off at Southampton He did not indicate its terms Cwiklinski said Earlier in the day John S UP Ford Prcsdcnt in must tale Ulat up with tne charge of industrial relations service I can do noth naay rnrnten tcncos in this May 13 Truman Friday j mrnted Aid Cracks Whip the position that clearance by the committee of publicity would con stitute censorship divisions smashed to when the Africans heard of the eight miles of Shanghais proposed settlement here during the niirht before repufsed a garrison Clamp on Curfew Matthews was a Truman supcommunique reported Saturday i A curfew porter in the lS18 campaign He The government claimed an atj day by British occupation author headed the Nebraska state dele tack bv an estimated 6000 advance itics in Tripoli to avert further Rayburn and other house leaders theres hope lrvinB to compromise on his In a similar for to repeal the was clamped on to laoormanagement law A compromise proposal which would have kept the TaftHarUey I think the press is doing angation to the Democratic conven iiod unts vas stopped with the incidents This was announced soday injunction icellcnt job said C F Keith tjon and the group backed the Communists suffering 30nn casual there before the committee made excellent job said C F Keith tjon and the group backed the Communists suffering 3000 casual there before the committee made Garfield The paper this morning president ties including 1000 killed its decision stated what the resolution was pres Truman js nol ready to At the same limn Canton dis 3 France and the G O PSponsored labor law was would administer a offered as a substitute for Mr provision several other features of The United States authorities in must take that up with the Polish WASHINGTON May 13 UP ling without permission from Harry r Trumans top As tongas we keep talking ine GydniaAmerican and our patronage iran made it unmistak iown diplomatic authorities He islably clear Friday that political the peppery a common stowaway j plums will be awarded on a basis re hoping Denies Knowing Eislcr The walkout meanwhile was The skipper said he knew nothi Thc rormula was laid down by seen as a bar to the opening of jlg Of the Eisler case and B Boyr Jr executive talks over the unions 1919 con name meant nothing to him Hevicr chairman of the Democratic lract said he was simply a ship captain j committee He is in charge Refused between Poland and with no time to An informed source said that fairs of the countries 1 visit aspects of federal a se or r ars o e counres vs what happened to u and what was namc a successor to Kenneth C patches reported the fall of Han lv trusteeship over the Fezzan Trumans repealer on the theory Ford flatly refused to open the Yaffe reported that Eisler was i said for and against it I think we Rovall who has stepped ot as kow central Chinas major indus where the French now are in con Hint some concessions had to be contract talks until should commend rather than con sit in the convention the proceed ings must be public sccetary of the army the White trial city and key tr a Communist House said j invasion of south China Tags Motion Dictatorial Jim Westbury international rep Invade South China The Communist radio heard in Eyes Utility Executive Mr Truman recently said he would like to seo Curtis E Caldcr Hong Kong said Perf forces were New York utilities executive take invading south China from the resentative for the CIO public j thc job const workers said he felt the motion i Meantime however Mr TruGarrison headquarters admitted dictatorial and opposed its mln Friday nominated Gordon in an official communique Satur adoption George Roberts western Gray now assistant secretary of day that Communist troops sup director for the CIO political acUG army to be undersecretary portrd hy at least 20 field pieces tion committee tcld the delegates i HO would run the department began ar assault north of Shanjr that the press was giving them pending selection of a successor to hai at 1 am Friday that drove wide publicity adding ihat isjRoyall William H Draper Jr reinto Lion forest in the Yanrhang See Page 6 Column 1 ccritly resigned as undersecretary arfa four miles west of Woosung miies north of Shang hni The communique said the battle ended at noon Friday in defeat for i thr Reds j I It was the deepest penetration i through Shanghais defenses since the Reds launched their battle for trol is land taking ov military administration 5 All of olitaniathe Fezzan would be come independent in ten years less the U N assembly decides otherwise before the end of the I am concerned in on the committee 2 United Press no As far a the present calmly sunning himself on the top pOSi1Ont made to woo southern votes i dispute is settled deck of the steamer reading told t Hly wuW administer a They never had any considerai The strike was launched and Hopkins and dema can u tiusteeship over Italian Somali wlfatever for mo he said oharscs that Ford made a i daring that he never felt better tne president unless he be er from the British on wnale mc ne praclice Of speeding up its pro in nisb jfe heves in the general principles of Tells Trainmen j Auction lines at the Rouge plant Eisler said he had deliberately ithc Party as set out tfle Mr Truman used that unusually i beyond normal standards used In picked the Polish ship so that the jdent blunt language in a letter to Presi the rest oi lhe industry Ford has western powers couldnt send him j Anybody who was bitterly op cient A F Whitney of the Brotherdeniocj lL back to thc United States jposed to the president during thc hood of Railroad Trainmen to em Tlle fccleral mediation service Mrs Eisler missing since 8 pm i campaign and still is certainly ten veirs phasize his refusal to accept any enters cases at the request Wednesday when news of her husjwill not get any appointment I 6 41 or the TailHartley compromise of one nr both Parties This timebands flight reached authoritieshave anything to do with in any western province would be incor said he shared Whitneys m1lie Sce fftge 5 state in the poratcd into Ethiopia under out Vlfw that it is much better to go down fighting for what is right INCREASES BASE BY 14 UMW Southern Owners Open Coal Wage Parley May 25 O J Lciborifes Suffer Big Setback In Council V WASHINGTON May 13 NYT time for the coming bitumi nous coal wage conference between the Southern Coal Producers Assn and the United Mine Workers of America was fixed Friday as May 25 The place will he Eluefield Va the first time such a meet ing has been held in the southern coal mining area No arrangements have becn made for a conference to settle terms of a new contract between the UMW and the northern and E Moody president of the Southi the city last Monday ern Coal Producers Assn Alter issuing the joint statement Sleepers Aroused western producers although this years contract to which all three groups were signatories expires the on June 30 Announcement of the time and Mondy said they believed there was lrneasy sleepers inside the gates a real clianee for industrial statesof Chinas biggest metropolis were manship at the coming meeting aroused mnny times during the which will affect all mines of theinight by the continual thunder of southern group which produce oneRuns The garripon here had an third of thc nations coal and eminounrrd nationalist troops were ploy approximately 150000 miners merely Tlie current contract affecting Emitted employes who arc distribcommunique uted over several thousand pits in The garrison claimed that not gnin of seats in the Lon 26 states expires on June 30 testing guns but ad the battle in Saturdays LONDON May 13 British voters handed the rul ing labor Socialist parly an other setback in returns Friday from city council elections Win ston Churchills Conservatives scored big gains The final tally showed Labor ites retained control of 17 Lon don boroughs The Conservatives won control of six in addition to retaining control of five oth er The Conservatives made a than to compromise your pr ciples But the president who said re rvnlly that there is plenty of time during his fouryear term to make good on his campaign pledge of repeal predicted confidently that his original repeal bill will be passed Support Military Pay ffike Bill Pushed I May 13 UP house armed services com mittec Friday approved 2S to 0 a bill to raise the pay of almost Thc letter was made public by everybody in the armed forces cx iWhitncv as Pavburn and other the lowliest private Generals lions The committee pointed out that pay of the lowestranking i serviceman has been boosted by since Generals in sharp contrast it said have had 10 ncrcaac The bill which would hike base is the place Friday was the gist a lure of 50 Communist soldiers The miners and operators will machine Rtms 30 rifles five hren havo ght representatives al guns and other weapons conference Jl has boon A Communist radio broadcast rumored that the union is likely said meantime that Red troops tn demand a sixhour day to respeared inland from Fukien coast place the present riphthrnir riaywl province in south China statement issued hy John L Lewis n substantial increase in the captured Chungan 32r miles south Utt sutlers chieftain and Joseph workers welfare fund shanghai councils while Lnborites showed a mt loss of 2f2 A total of 1718 sew Is was at stake The press association said Lhe Conservatives had won 1501 Jjnborilca Imleppnrtrnts 93S Libcralfl 107 and Commu nists 11 administration aides in the house wore trying to rig up a compro imis bill which proTaftHartlcy southern Democrats might sup i port The prndueed in May 18 issue o the Trainmen News tho brother hoods weekly publication While worried CIO ami AFLipay scales since It bears i officials have said they would ac Pros Harry S Trumans approval cept some features of the would arid to thc Hartley law to get the repeal bill military pay roll in fiscal 1951 tiic through congress Whitneys union first full year of operation j is stunding firm on Mr Trumans1 The eosl during fiscal 1910 be 1 original proposal to replace the ginning next July 1 would be i act with an improved version oi sinro the rsisoswould thc new deals Wagner statute inot go into effect until Oct 1 i pay by an average of I first over all revision of military While raising pay rolls the measure sharply reduces disability payments to retired officers A subcommittee which drafted the act said many millions eventu ally will bc saved by the new sys tem which would end automatic taxfree disability pensions equal to 75 of an officers base pay Under the new plan officers would get disability allowances based on the actual percentage of thoir disability arid would be sub ject to physical recxammation at stated intervals Tho bill provides pay increases ranging from 303 for the second lowest rank enlisted man to 495 for the brigadier general The lowest grade of recruit in the army private in the air force awl seamanrecruit i nthe get no increase in present base pay of 75 a month i and length of service boosts for his rank would be eliminated Thc next grade of private would get raised from a month to 582 with thc top for long service retained Going up to the top grade of enlisted man the bill would give an increase from a monthly range to 202 The lowestranking commis sioned officer would be raised from a monthly range to An army major and the corresponding officers in the other services would go up from to a new salary of And major generals and above would get hiked from a month to Full generals would continue to receive their extra annual personal money allowance with lieutenant generals still drawing1 500
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