Salt Lake Tribune, May 15, 1949

Salt Lake Tribune

May 15, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intermoiintain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Partly cloudy with Sunday cooler Details on Page 7B VOL 159 NO 31 SALT LAKE UTAH SUNDAY MORNING MAY 15 1949 PRICE TWENTYFIVE CENTS Union Pacific railroad planing mill became an inferno sizzling in a heavy rainfall Saturday evening when a bolt of lightning hit the frame structure Firemen battled the blaze for more than four hours Working In puddles of water firemen were in danger from wires Truman Eyes AntiRed Anns Fmid WASHINGTON Mav 14 UP IN PELTING DOWNPOUR LightningSet Blaze Levels UAW Appeals To Ching Planing Mill at S L Depot For Strike Aid Harry S Truman will askjust north of Union Pacific round A raging fire started by light terrific heat generated by the j ning wiped out the planing mill flames A large column of black smoke congress soon for authority to house at 8th North and 4th West billowed up from the onestory spend next year to Saturday at pm frame building The mill was ap meet Soviet aggression anywhere j j w assistant genproximately 30 by 60 ft in size I the U S officias saideral manager south central Union The mill is used to cut and trim Saturday A Slate department policy state1 damage could not be determined ment on proposed foreign militaryimmediately But unofficial csti Pacific district said extent of wood for use in repair of cars and akl stressed that authority will bemates placed damage at sought to make flexible use these funds and to meet emerj possibp selioils explosions were gencies as they arise buildings in the yards Several DETROIT May 14 CIO United Auto Workers Satur day night appealed to the federal government to aid in settling the UAWs 10day strike against the Ford Motor Co and government spokesmen said the request prob thousand board feet of lumber j ably would be granted aboue was stored in the north end and I much of it was burned Walter P Reuther U A W presi dent wired federal mediation and By the time firemen arrived conciliator director Cyrus S Bv this officials said the ad ministration m e a flexibility to me averted when switch crews shunted Union Pacific stations within the iChing inviting him to intervene r i i i tyt to British Police Pull Eisler Off Ship at Southampton Palmer Stays As Leader Of Utah CIO By O N MAJLMQUIS1 PROVO May The Utah state CIO retained Clarence It Palmer Salt Lake City as presi dentsecretary for another two year term at the 13th annual con vention of the state council which ended Saturday afternoon Mr Palmer was the only candi date placed in nomination for the rank and file referendum In June and so automatically will succeed himself Nominates IS The convention nominated 13 candidates for 10 vice president positions eight of the nominees being unopposed Two of the positions will be contested in the referendum Candidates for the vice presi dency representing metal mines of the state are Joe Martinez and William F OKeefe the incum bent Both are members of the Park City local Candidates for the vice presi dency representing miscellaneous unions are Elmer Leake and Guy Sorenscn both members of the brewery workers union and Har old Heath Amalgamated Cloth ing Workers All three are from Salt Lake City Unopposed Unopposed nominees are Henry A Maag Provo incumbent repre senting steel workers of the southern Utah area Leon Prit chett Springville representing steel workers of the same area Ormond Konkle Ogden incum bent representing steel workers of the northern area C E Berger representing mill and smelter workers of the MidvaleMurray area C F Keith incumbent repre senting mill and smelter workers of the GarfieldTooele area Philip Mclntyre Salt Lake City incum bent representing public workers Halley O Thomas Salt Lake Cit3 representing oil workers and Glen Rigby Bountiful incumbent rep resenting packinghouse workers Agents Snub Polish Bid For No 1 Red Custody SOUTHAMPTON England May 14 Gerhart Eisler was dragged kicking and yelling off the Polish liner Batory Saturday night and clapped into jail to await legal action aimed at returning him to the United States Eisler calied the No 1 Communist agent in the United States will be held behind bars in the basement cell of Southamp j ton police headquarters until Monday when he will be taken to London to face extradition proceedings at the Bow Street court The 1950 in is omcals said the adja numbcr of railroad tank cars i yard had laid hose to the building in the walkout of 62200 workers hcld in Qirden ition means complete fiUed with oii or oas from tracks Engines No 1 3 and 7 responded at two kcv Ford ncW m uSaen ty to meet aggression any1 immediately adjacent to the mill I to the alarm They fought the clung told the United Press in resolul Statesi Power and light lines leading to blaze more than four hours j Washington he fould withhold I onc fific amount irTany specific were destroyed by the comment until after he had seen convention will be Capt Tan Cwikllnski You cant remove citizen of Germany TRADE PATTERN it was reported Saturday night Ignore Protests British police ignored the pro tests of the Polish embassy and threatening gestures from mem bers of the Batorys Communist crew to remove Eisler forcibly from the ship after the stowa way had defied earlier efforts to get him ashore peaceably On the first trip Polish diplo mats and Capt Jan Cwiklinski of the Batory argued that British police could not legally take a German citizen off a Polish ship even in British waters British authorities and spokes men for the U S embassy argued that Eisler must be returned to the U S to await action on his appeals from convictions and jail sentences for passport fraud and contempt of congress Jumped Ball Eisler jumped bail to stow away aboard the Polish liner which sailed from New York eight days ago Back on shore Scotland Yard and Southampton officials asked for instructions from the home of fice in London and were ordered to take him off the force if necessary When reinforced police returned powers and Soviet Russia reached with an extradition warrant almost complete agreement Sat urday on the mechanics of restor ing1 Germanys eastwest trade and that a full agreement is likely next Wednesday From then on said Lawrence F Wilkinson economic adviser to the U S military government inter zonal German commerce should start leaping At the moment de spite the lifting of the blockade j his blows didnt hinder hio stal Thursday it is merely a dribble Okeli Self Rule Simultaneously the United Russia West Near Amity On Germany BERLIN May 14 sources said the three western EISLER ESCAPE UJisler put up a brisk but ineffec tive fight The small bespectacled fugitive was taken by two husky policemen who hustled him down three decks to the opening through which a gangway led to the wait ing tender Eisler struggled violently all the way screaming and lashing out with his fists and feet but wart captors Went to Sleep Between trips Eisler waited in Among resolutions adopted was of Letter M May 14 country i i wi If congress approves this pro Firefighters were working in i T I TLTTHV It gram expected to so to Cspitol puddles of water and were in great Jj JLJML Hill shortly Mr Truman would danger from falling electric wires i have authority to give large scalei Under direction of Asst Chief rp A 1 arms aid to any nation suffering i Albert W Thompson firemen J 1 11111x111 Soviet aggression in 1950 wpre aided by Union Pacific em Tlie policy statement made it pioyes in the yard clear that aggression would larso Crowd Gathers cover internal Communist revolu tions as well as outside attacks j The mill was almost destroyed The broad authority sought conAlso destroyed was a large ceivably also could be used to aid i of lumber on the north side Half L nonCommunist China should thethe roof and the walls Collapsed I administration decide to changejon the east and its present hands off policy did not believ The figure 51430000000 will be j vent further loss justified by the administration i Despite a terrific pelting on the basis of about 51100000000 pour of rain a large crowd gathirorc ConCamea for western Europe about on 8th and 9th North to witi 000000 for Greece and Turkey and I ncss the inferno Police set up l te V t rf a SIOO000000 contingencyfund blockades to keen automobiles Brotherhood 01 broke up for use elsewhere iback but people left their cars labor sumption of The State department said mili arf tA hV hiaze on font legislation said Washington he fould withhold jonc comment until after he had seen Reuthers wire but government labor experts said the mediation i and conciliation service probably would step in early next week These officials who asked that States Britain and France ap a cabin guarded by a British proved limited self rule for westpoliceman The guard said the ern Berlin and the Russians de1 prisoner calmly lay down on a clareci their intention to resume bunk and went to sleep while reciprocal deliveries to members j waiting for police to return n i T Til IfWVT WT If of interallied reparations I One crew member shook his fist v I I Vw VV P i T ft TP i aSency in return for reparations i at Detective Inspector W E Bray T I tl T deliver CIO See Page 4 Column 3 they not be named predicted that early talks between Ford and the UAW probably would be called I feel obliged to advise you that negotiations with the Ford Motor Co recessed Saturday with the dis j pute no nearer settlement than the Harry S Truman meant no of said Saturday day the strike began the tele Intake Lags Behind Outlay WASHINGTON May 14 The United Mine Workers welfare fund announced Saturday it has I 11101 WJlllU JUVJVli UlbU IJit The presidential press I strike over an aneged speedup if i 840139 in benefits And the an Jlei significant progress was not re nouncement showedbetween the p j money now is flowing ivered to her from western Gerof Scotland Yarci who directed many in the past the arrest and shouted in Polish The economic advisers of the I bandit robber Others muttered big four military governments threats m Polish wound up three dayf of confer Eray rcad Elsl55 flhf enccs late Saturday afternoon i issued Wilkinson issued a statement say1 tion Act l870 and then puc hml inr i under arrest A policeman moved to each side We are making very good progof Efsler He tried to duck away ress The position is that both sides from lhem but they grabbed his ve an t gve and take a little and well arln3 He out with feet probably come out with a solution ancj fists raining blows on the tlio tmHrllo i somewhere in the middle Until Wednesday Russia seeks the revival of old j hulking policemen Hustled Down The police then took a firmer Nixon Insists On WASHINGTON May 14 A public accounting for the escape of Communist agent Ger hart Eisier should be demanded from the justice department a house spy hunter said Saturday The Eisler escape certainly in dicates laxity on the part of the justice department Rep Richard M Nixon R Cal said It would seem obvious that a man who has been termed the number one Communist agent in the United States has not been kept under proper surveillance House Committee Nixon a member of the housa unAmerican activities commit tee said Atty Gen Tom C Clark should explain to a congressional committee just what happened Eisler free on bond pending ap peal from jail terms for passport fraud and contempt of congress fled Friday as a stowaway aboard the Polish liner Batory Nixon said the whole case points up the need Jtor new against spies and aliens Subversive Activities If justice department agents did not know that Eisler boarded a ship and left the country he said he could have been engaged in all sorts of subversive activities since he was exposed and con victed 18 months ago Nixon said that American de portation laws are inadequate especially where aliens awaiting expulsion cannot be held without bail until they are actually de ported tary aid to western Europe would take three forms 1 A relatively small but im portant amount of dollar aid tol IP wnf I The fifth and out of the fund a good deal faster eastwest German trade agreei ffrip anohustled him down three i mg session since the strike began than it is coming in nients which were suspended when decks to the square the openi aboutlabor f fiVC How much faster is still an offi1 Russians blockaded west Ber1 lng wherc a gangway led to the aoout laoor sumption of the peace talks was j sccret of tnc funds trustees lm last JuneThe western powers tender Romsey I t 4 11 i vlo1 Ul LI it LUIIU n n i LCIIUUI u l scheduled for Monday but Reuth John L Lewis Sen Styles Bridges I have contended the agreements are During the hourlong ride into No cars in the yard were dam The got no er will not attend and Ezra Van Horn i violate the current sup Southampton Eisler quieted down irt where as I was sure they wouldnt Settlement plans by both the i lyanddemand markets and are and finally a cigaret and thev never had anv consider U A W and Ford were turned down so uufau llj i based nn a sinfln mnrk Tax Dip Fears Cloud U S Budget Picture WASHINGTON May H Congressional tax experts injected new gloom into the federal budget picture Saturday by estimating that the treasury will get 000000 less than Pres Harry S Truman forecast for the fiscal year beginning July 1 If congress should approve all of Mr Trumans spending pro j posals the new forecast would in dicate a government deficit in the neighborhood ot 3000000000 for fiscal 1950 unless taxes are in Mr Wagner said no one was ation whatever for me consideration boost military production in west1working m the building when ROSS etter should rrn Europe and relieve that areas lightning struck No one was dependence on the United States lieved injured i smokft Is existing military forces in western The heavy rain prevented sparks lney never naa any Europe from flying and no nearby build 3 U P technical and training injrs or railroad cars parked in assistance the yards were threatened despite HURTS MIDDLE CLASS at Saturdays conferences nowhpe averasred 2266000 a week and iJt is Probable that this exceeclfl ington for Three days altend j weekly income by at least Snn nnn a CIO meeting but will return immediately if Ford comes up Wage Raise Spur based on a for all Germany since supplanted mark currency i from a policeman embassy representatives by west marks and east marks for j On the Batory said they had spe which there is no completely satis cific instructions to oppose Eislers factory exchange formula arrest as a violation of Polish or me Kayburn Criticism Tliose who saw the original in terpreted it as criticism oC Speaker Sam Rsyburn D and ON 1 1VTC liM5lJJJl Pres Trumans estimate showed a deficit of to offset that and permit debt reduction he asked for a tax in request that has gen erated no enthusiasm at all among congressional spokesmen on tax inft rnnl now that tle agreement i behind the iron curtain in Commuj legislation i which soft coal opraws now pay be anJdejvered nistdominatpd Poland The Batory The new forecast will complicate This may be added evidence if wiiKinson aaia me meetings rights but would not say whether y is neerled that Lewis plans to WOUld be suspended until Wedncs a formal protest would be made I any i demand an increase in the 20 to lve a a chance lo to the foreign office centsaton royalty on production j trade charts He said it is He had hoped to reach sanctuary creased Showed Deficit British Meat Rationing Seen As Hot Political Question bill sponsored by Rep Hugo lr D S It contained a na I tional emergency Injunction pro i vision SECTION A National 2 3 Foreign I into the welfare fund I Saturdays report was distrib luted by George Creel author and j that day See Pagp 5 Column 2 Editorial 10 11 SECTION B Local 111 5 6 3 publicist advising Lewis on public SPEED CLASSIC TRIALS 8 12 relations He issued it on behalf of 1 By FRANK GERVASI LONDON May After four years of peace Britons are still rationed and regulated They eat less meat than thcv did at i The original letter was repro jduced photographically in the i Deaths 11 j Trainman News dated May 16 TntprrnminlVin Really they are quite plentifulwithout any corrective note The lntermounlain now And our friends in theletter was dated May 4 the day States still insist on sending us after the Sims bill was defeated in line to buy cigarels Yet life in England is hardly us austere as it was in wartime or for that matter until a month ago It is far less rigorous than is imagined back home The food situation with the ratable exceptions of meat and fats has improved so much that both British and American recip ients of packages from the United Slates are beginning to squirm a little every time thoy open ono The packages too often contain things which whilenot abundant or cheap are sufficiently available horn powdered milk cocoa chocolate the same day the Wood bill sugar and powdered eggs Ugh a coalition measure was sent back dehydrated eggs are something to committee we really cant stand them is plenty come off rationing And guch SECTION C Classified Advertising SECTION S Sports 112 Josephine Roche the funds di1 rector The report said 314168 persons have benefited from the 840139 including soft coal miners and members of their families Benefits for anthracite miners i are handled in a separate fund Lists Money Uses Grandstand Collapses Hurts 33 at Indianapolis Track INDIANAPOLIS May 1i UP persons were in ijured or shaken up Saturday when The money was spent for aislcway and box seat section 16 amonth pensions S1000 deathof a crowded grandstand collapsed icilly cant stand Lived on Ross said he had conferred with i Business News 7 8 9 benefits monthly payments to in1 during qualifying trials for farou f w e Mr Truman and that no slap at Hollywood 10 jured or sick Miners monthly pay 500mie Memorial clay auto enijoi miiK actually it nas flny person was intended The Intermountain 1112 I ments to miners widows andi The accident occurred at th G OIL itl ClOn If Anfl fUCJl I n UI 1 rv 1 errors presumably things as cocoa chocolate and j made in the White House sugar are in ample supply So is coffee No Compromise SECTION W Society 114 Provo 5 I medical care Concerning medical care the race the In motor speedway the Dr E Roger chief physician it What we really need is meat j In that lettcrj the president told i Logan iO And tats of all kinds butter Whitney Ive never believed in I Ogden 12 bacon ana But how irt vegetable shortenings i anv compromise on the labor pro is one to tell ones friends pmm nthwr thon thn ammiHAri that they are sending the wron gram other than the amended rr act which 1 sent to the still get packets of congresS and which was reported gum We never chewed out by the labor commission of I gum in our lives We did it during hoth house Bnd the senaic the war a bit just to be nice mcant the Thomas and Probably the angriest Britisher sinski bills in all England however was the Tlinre wni also an error in that SECTION H Firin Home Card ED1J2 Farm Letter 2 SUCTION M Features 1S Music 5 Books 6 report said this program ulti1 the speedway hospital said he rnately will provide a prepaid form i understood that no one was injured of hospital and medical care for U M W members and their fam ilies It added that the medical seriously He said 33 persona were injured or checked for injuries Many caro program needs to be dejof the injured were transferred to veloped and extended general hospital but nine were dis When a reporter asked Creel if I missed after treatment All of the this would require a higher coal injured were from the Indianapolis 1 royalty he roplifd Yes you can aroa that inference from it Speedway officials said the floor Thc figures cover nitire ing of two sections and a JSfoot If I see unnlhor can of an1 who recently rocciycd from nn sentence The word commission i PltS TWO HOTOORAVITRE i history of the fund up to May 1 stretch of adjoining nisleway eol nne British matron told American frimd in New York should have been SCENIC AND Bic the other night Ill scream Iage 12 Column 2 Ross said XIONS AND TAKADK TOORAVITRE jThe fund ramn into existence iiijlapserl hurling occupants to the TRAVEL SEC 1M6 but tlir first payments were ground 15 to 25 feet below Q PARADE inoL mads until two vears aero i Officials blamed the collanse on payment inot made until two years ago efforts of the congressional econ omy bloc to balance the federal budget without a tax increase Nevertheless leaders of that bloc regarded the figures as potent am munition in their current genatt drive to slash appropriation bills Saturdays estimates came from the joint committee on internal revenue composed of the aenior members of the house and senate tax committees They were pre pared by the committee staff Con gress usually gives more weight to the committees estimates than it does to those of the administra tion overcrowding they said 12 to 15 persons were jammed into one box built for six Ambulances which had to fight through the worst traffic jam at the speedway since race day of 1947 took the injured to hospitals The crowd at the speedway was estimated unofficially at 30000 The collapse occurred shortly after Mauri Rose South Bend Ind qualified his Blue Crown Special at nearly 128 miles per hour in his bid for a third straight Memorial day victory Among the injured was Elbert i at on spend Shadday Indianapolis who said he j ing proposals totaling had just watched Rose pull in from j 000 By rounding its figures and the qualifying run when everyj using the same spending totaA the Budget Forecast For the 1950 fiscal year committee estimated government income at a re duction of 52100000000 from Mr Trumans January budget forecast of Without a tax increase the president had estimated the deficit thing began to fall on me committee staff came up with an Speedway crews roped off the I indicated deficit of collapsed section and promptly be gan repairs The section was sit uated near the southwest turn of the brick oval Witnescs said the props gave way The expected drop in government income was blamed on the down turn in business activity which developed since the administration 1 budget WM prepared V ;