Salt Lake Tribune, May 21, 1949

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May 21, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 21, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Ttiroujb WEATHER Cloudy Saturday with showers Details on Pan 21 VOL 159 NO 37 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SATURDAY MORNING MAY 21 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Woman Dies Nine Hurt In Derailing Heart Attack Termed Cause in Summit U P Rail Fatality Tribune Special EMORY Summit County May 63yearold woman passenger died in a derailment of a luxury train of the Union Pacific Railroad Co here Friday at 4 pm Nine others were hurt Death of Mrs Marian Jensen 63 41202lth ave Minneapolis Minn was unofficially attributed to a heart ailment aggravated by shock of the derailment pending a scheduled autopsy Last Pullman Nine other passengers were listed as injured when the real truck of the last Pullman of the westbound Los Angeles Limited left the tracks in Echo canyon at Emory 26 miles west of Evans ton Wyo dragging the car for a quarter of a mile before the train was stopped All cars stayed upright An ambulance took George A Jensen 65 husband of the dead woman same address to a Coal ville hospital suffering from a compound fracture of the left leg He was later transferred to St Benedicts hospital Ogden j Investigation Begun Railroad officials said an vestigation to determine cause of I the accident was underway Frij day night After a twohour delay the train was disconnected from the de railed car and proceeded to Ogden i carrying other injured passengers arriving at pm It later con tinued its westbound schedule j Rerailment crews and equip merit were working on the Pull man Friday night Autopsy Slated The body of Mrs Jensen was removed to Dunn mortuary Coal CIO in the 16dayold Ford ville An autopsy will be coni strike stood on the verge of colj ducted by Summit county officials j lapse Friday Rail Tieup Perils Traffic Between Berlin West ON RED SUSPECTS Ferguson Accuses AEC of Battles Flare as Russ Call Strikebreakers BERLIN Saturday May 21 Fifteen thousand rail mad workers in western Berlin struck at midnight Friday flight The Russiancontrolled German railway administration called WASHINGTON May 20 Sen Homer Ferguson R ollt strikebreakers and violence flared immediately A1 train lraffilOTlt of Berlin was halted 3ust mne Mich accused the atomic energy commission Friday of keeping loyalty suspects under cover on AEC payrolls Tor over 10i months Ferguson fired the accusations pointblank at AEC Chairman David E Lilienthal at a stormy hearing ot a senate appropriations subcommittee The senate investigation was touched off by a disclosure that R i Communist Hans Freistadt had i been granted a fellowship under i ofhe blockade of this city Scene After Pullman Jumped Tracks At derailed end of Union Pacific Pullman train a stretcher awaits injured passengers A 63 yearold woman died in accident nm nine were hurt as a wheel truck left Iraeks at Emory j Apparent preparation for Chinese Poise To Abandon River Defense By UNITED PRESS The government appeared ready jmany as three of the 500 persons Friday to abandon its major dewho have been awarded AEC fense positions across the Whangscholarships poo river from Shanghai putting the city at the mercy of Com Pointed Questions munist artillery Lilientha has been answering I Shanghai police were ordered to sena tors pointed questions for two round up all available shipping nidnvs He was calleci in connection Plan to Clear Yanks in China the A E C s student aid program i Lilienthal whose own appoint ment to head the nations atomic development program was bitterly attacked in the senate before he finally was confirmed acknowleged ithat questions have been raised labout the loyalty of maybe as In Texas Inch Waters Acheson Flies Ford Contract Talks Totter Higher on Dikes Parley jkerque retreat from the Pootung quest for operating Near Collapse DETROIT May 20 j talks between the Ford Motor Co i and the United Auto Workers Injured who were hospitalized at St Benedicts besides Mr Jen sen were listed as Mrs Volney K McCauley 36 4 4 004 th live Sioux fractured right wrist City Threatening the talks on the ROSSER TPX May 20 Muddy flood waters of the Trin ity river crept inch by inch high er Friday night on straining levees shielding1 some of the fin est farm lands in Texas The Ellis and Kaufman coun ty dykes were holding The men who patrolled them day and night expressed newhope when the levees showed no sign of I On Germany on the next year waa and agovTn ment blockade of the river virtual ly sealed off Shanghai from Uie research o m emloes Dr noWs a atomic fellowship although he has been denied clear ABOARD FLAGSHIP Tl S S multimilliondollar KL DORADO OFF CHINA COAST May 20 Adm Oscar C Badger said Fri day the U S navy in China waters is readying plans to evacuate Americans who may want to quit South China Badger commander of U S naval forces in thc west Pacific said he expected to confer soon with Minister Lewis Clark head of the Canton branch of the U S embassy on the general South China situation including the possible emergency evacua tion of some 400 Americans in the Canton area Press reports received aboard the El Dorado that Nationalist officials planned to abandon Canton indicated the purpose ot Badgers mission to South China the atomic commissions re sea Pootung customs employes left their jobs very day the federal government cracking even as the flood crept put a mediator on the scene was a up to 379 ft here at pm heated dispute over starting time Zenos M Osborne 66 Struble la bruises and contusions His wife Mrs Ida A Osborne la for negotiations on a new union i contract tn replace the one which expires next July 15 The company with 102000 proj duction workers idle in the 16dayi fi5 same address bruises and conj old strike refused to agree to coni tusions tract talks urging the strike spe Treated al Hospital cificaljy not before June 1 Threatens Withdrawal CST The highest water from this mightiest Trinity flood since 1908 is expected at 4 pm Satur day Experienced watchers along the river said the water is rising about a tenth of a foot an hour Six levee breaks up river in Dallas county have eased the strain Red Guns Ready Communist artillery was re ported in position to shell Shang hai at any time but late Friday the dreaded bombardment had not begun The Shanghai garrison ordered police to concentrate all boats at the Woosung anchorage 16 miles north of Shanghai not later than Saturdav afternoon Observers believed the garrison i at Kiaochow near the mouth of Uie Whangpoo might be the first I Those treated at the hospital and released to continue their i The union demanded that Ford journeys on the train xvere identi sgree to begin contract talks by fied as j next Monday Otherwise Walter Miss Elizabeth Martin 65 Reuther U A W president threat 10119 Doty ct Inglewood Cal ened to pull the union negotiating HP T 1 bruises and contusions I team out of the strike talks JH Icll J 1 OIJC Mrs Don Bossingham no age j Further Reuther declared in ai available 3962 Crenshaw blvd I statement that the union would file j Los Angeles Cal bruises j unfair labor practice charges Mrs Edna Waddell 906 Sum1 against Ford if the company mil ave Seattle Wash shock j doesnt open contract discussions WASHINGTON Mav 20 UPi Mrs Lista Steinhausen 13181 by Monday j Sen 8yM A XTLCCUSCS Whitewash WASHINGTON May 20 NTT of State Dean Acheson with Pres Harry S Truman on handto wish him luck departed this afternoon for the Paris con ference of foreign ministers which will seek a settlement on Ger many to lay the groundwork for a firmer approach to world peace Having taken a position of cau tious optimism on the Paris out look Thursday Acheson had noth ing new to say Friday as he left nouncement said the defenders National airport in Pres Trumans there had completed necessary plane the Independence He will j that the Meld jmeet of Rus France beginning on Monday j Keeps ShowMe Position Pres Truman indicated bv his Several villages changed i a nee for secret work on security grounds The committee promptly an nounced it will call Edelman to tes tify Monday Chairman Brien McMahon D announced that Edelman also will be asked to appear Mon day afternoon before the senate jhouse atomic energy committee Denied Red Ties Lilienthal said Edelman is not defense unit to abandon its posiworking on atomic secrets and tion to the advancing Communists has denied that he is a Communist An obscure government But he went on to say that an FBI check turned up deroga tory information about Edelivmn he refused to Reversed Itself After promising that the strike called against the Sovietcontrolled railway administration would not stop rail traffic between Berlin and western Germany the railway union reversed itself and said no trains whatsoever would roll out of the city for the present At the Grunewald freight yards in western Berlin electricity was cut at the stroke of midnight and engines stopped in their tracks At least one freight entered Berlin from the west however at Wann see and it was not know yet whether Berlinbound trains would continue to get through Violence Violence erupted at once u east German railway management under Soviet direction called in strikebreakers Brig Gen Frank L Howley who declared there must be no lawlessness in the U S sector was expected to alert hii troops The first clash occured at a west end elevated train station when strikebreakers armed with clubs tried to beat up workers leaving their jobs the unions headquarters said At the Lehrter Bahnhof station in the British sector passengers getting off a struck train at tempted to attack east sector Ger man police but were held back by west sector police Police of both east and west Berlin had occupied the station to ward olf disturb ances Transmitter Cut At the Schoenberg station in TJ S sector Communist demon strators out the mobile transmitter cable of thft Amtricancontfblled Rias radio Throughout the three western sectors el trains were left stand U S England Reject Russ Greek Talks WASHINGTON May 20 A Russian feeler for a big power conference to settle the Greek civil war was firmly rejected Friday by the United States and Britain Moscow was told in effect Call off your Balkan satellites whiching at their stations many of h the foreiCT ministers commander had reported his posi it was decided that Edelman should Russia Great Bri in and tions were still intact not be allowed to work where he aissa urcat wruam and would have contact with A E C cm Fighting Bitter ployes Fighting was so bitter in the secrets have been helping the Greek guer illas and well talk in the United Nations The U S State department cold access to jV charged that Russia has been lending encouragement to the il answers to reporters questions at the airport that he was adhering to his showme position on the He has been The high point of the Lilienthal came when Sen Ferguson i hearing rhe vwrirf hands five or six times There was no indication whether i charged that the Atomic Energy the government was considering I See Page 2 Column 4 abandoning the Woosung1 forts j The far have been c Woosung de Banclall shnek St Cheyenne Wyo A p p r o x i m a t ely 65000 Ford j workers at the companys Rouge McCarthy R senate investigation of the Mrs Amelia Beulch P272nd LincolnMercury plant here j lhe No Mr Tnur ive Eau Claire Wis shock out May 5 charging that fhe refuirf tr of the I Ford had stepped up the speed j Thursday coverec ments ever since Russia first of fered to lift the Berlin blockade j as a preliminary to negotiations Rorman miootinn ICnSCS Abandonment of Pootung posi tions would leave Shanghai de pendent on air transport for con tact with the outside world question Did you give a special mes Friday stormedW a reporter asked Truman replied The 1 CT 15 111 Tornadoes stepped up the spe j of assembly lines to the detriment of workers health and safety The company denied the charge Talks Resume Today on witnesses He charged j to whitewash army brutality in Lunghwa international airport was secretary of state tm functioning ate Friday but i covered the situation Million Flood Bill i Passes Senate legal operations which have dis turbed the peace One Peace Condition which were blacked out Four Soviet army officers and 20 German police with lanterns circulated through the struck Grunewald freight yards but made no attempt to intercfere with de parting workers Minutes after Uie strike began U G O Pres Ernst Scharnowski said all trains to and from Berlin Britain told the Soviets there wil1 be halted until officials confer wont be any negotiations behind Saturday the back of the Greek govern ment Greek Ambassador Vasseli C Dendramis declared after a visit at the State department There is one condition for peace the rebels lay down their arms Tass the official Soviet news i i iijci VU v tn CU LJIU OlLUrtHIlfi Tnncf Well did you wish him luck u Memory Lane Chairman Raymond E Baldwin i a base i The situation was so critical that Nationalist troops deployed along After more than five hours of i R Conn shot back that McCar discussion Friday negotiators took thy apparently has accepted l f m a Llwlitinoi T li ia 10mile stretch of the A pause followed poo from point Island just north t h f t c apparently the president tne city to the Nantao wharfs a recess until Saturday at 10 am i supported affidavits of the Hitler j Afield to of iin Shanghai Traffic Cleared Traffic was cleared from the reess aa a m e er field to see former Secv of There was no statement by either I storm troopers some of whom state Marshall off on similar mis side Picture on page 4 unquestionably were guilty of the j sions a fcw seconds h i Ry ASSOCIATED PRFSS Tornadoes struck in Oklahoma Kansas Colorado and Tennessee In the liveliest session since dii coldblooded murder of numerous late Friday killing at least one rfict peace negotiations opened 10 j American prisoners of war and t K HUTC u orn ciHfi rAi w 1 rrl fht fMVillflnS n n crn i n of 1 WASHINGTON May 20 UP i senate Friday unanimously passed a bill providing G80 for flood control and rivers and harbors projects after beating back three efforts to trim the amount as much as It was the fourth straight de feat for economyminded senators who are trying to balance the budget without raising taxes by and injuring 15 persons days ago each side pointed the j helpless civilians as against the Several persons were reported I blame for possible breakoff of sworn testimony of American of missing No estimate of damage i peace relations at the other ficers and military personnel was available j John S Bugas Ford vice presi Many other ugly tornado fun dent declared that if the strike rels were sighted swirling above takq are broken off it will be the ground without causing damstrictly the unions responsibility ways on the main point of the Rpe j Reuther replied that responsij the Germans A Ive wisheH thevleave aeh iwide bund facing the Whangpoo i reducing federal spending Their and Nationalist defenders were only remaining hope apparently is I ported ready to defend the city to pnss a resolution calling for a Wants Lie Tests There hag been testimony both Do you think this will be an against artillery attacks or Comi blanket cut in spending especially auspicious munist crossing attempts another reported asked That remains to be seen the I chief executive replied Thursday Acheson met Unconfirmed reports said he government was preparing artil lery emplacements at Yangtzepoo Levels Buildings Tn northeastern Colorado more the shoulders of the company than a doen farm buildings and at least lr0 telephone poles xvere leveled The storm was first re porter at Black Wolf ranyon 17 miles smith of Wray It rild ytrike the town Vuma county seat but swung into Nebraska In Olahoma twisters struck at Halo Shattiick Waynokn Beaver Gape and near Woodward In Kansas tornadoes struck southeast of Garden Citv nearly two hours with the senate i for eight miles from downtown Shang The Stormy action was taken after stormy debate in which Sen Paul Douglas D 111 reminded that Six Convicts Flee Prison MI LLEDGE VILLE Ga May near 20 armed and dangerous Srott City Wilmore Rorel Chase I convicts overpowered their guards McCarthy demanded that three army investigators be given the lie tests Baldwin and the armed services subcommittee he heads refused i Baldwin said he didnt know how j reliable the method was and any way it would he unfair to test the Americans and not the Germans Baldwin accused McCarthy of j exaggerations He added j Brutally Shot Down More than 100 unarmed sur the measure once was called the pork barrel bill and voiced fearhad told that however succulent the slices Minister still the same old bologna agency set off a flurry about pos sible peace in Greece by announc ing that Russia had presented a conditional settlement plan to the U 3 and Britain London followed quickly by Washington put out the western versions of the informal and some what vague talks on which the Tass account was founded Vmvs Rebel Opposition The American statement made it nlcar that as long as Greeces northern neighbors keep helping the guerillas the United States is going to keep pouring in help to the Athens government The British foreign office said that during Russias informal feel er talks in New York Hector Mc Neil the British minister of state Soviet Deputy Foreign Andrei Gromyko that Nine Lines to Halt This apparently included trains to the Soviet occupation zone Union officials said earlier that nine lines which run through west ern Berlin to Soviet zone cities would be stopped The workers called the strike against the Russiancontrolled German railway administration to enforce demands that they be paid in western marks They have been paid in Soviet marks whose value is about onefourth that of tha west mark When negotiations broke down Soviet zone officials threatened to bring in strikebreakers to keep the trains running UGO an swered it would oppose any to send strikebreakers into west ern Berlin The strike is not expected to tie up bus and subway service Not Political U G Os predeadline announce ment stressed that the work stoppage is not in any sense a political action in connection with the Paris conference of foreign ministers Col D C Foote U S army here Friday and escaped in a blaze rendered American soldiers were brutally shot down in cold blood shot and by German S S troopers To this Gorham and near Salina In Tennessee a twister hit Coinof gunfire and the Barn Creek community One guard Several persons were nnaccoimti wounded Four others were trussed day not one has been executed ed for at Rozel 30 miles by the prisoners who fled the this crime They have been west of Great Bond in central Kansas where about half a dozen business apart buildings were ripped Suffered Shork scene in a pickup truck after tak ing the guards automatic shot guns and revolvers tried and convicted There have aleady been several reviews by the army He said the investiga The convicts quickly abandoned tion of the armys methods would ithe truck and seized a car driven continue Bap MeCarthy asserted I want no i by Rev T F McCluny R Another twister slashed through i list minister Fivs of the con murdering nazis freed But he the main street of Chase aboutlvicts sped from Milledgeville in i said gestapo and 0 G U P methods 20 miles southwest of Emporia the preachers car A sixth was were used instead of American flipping over the hoxnr home ofbeing pursued on foot in the vi justice and thc committee he Mr and Mrs Aaron Simmons andCinily snid is afraid of the facts their four children The men described by the state The two senators fired their1 A Union Pacific railroad spokespatrol us highly dangerous had blasts in prepared statements i mnn in Omaha said th wind been brought from the state prison They alnne of the committee were pired up H freight cars standing at Reidsville for work on a farm present McCarthy read two acru nr n sidinp at Gorham Kan and operated for the state hospital sations while Baldwin quietly hlrw them across the main line for the insane at Milledgeville All tened Then the chnirman read tracks one blocking a bridge servinglong terms his Barf as Harrys WASHINGTON May 20 Pros Albcn Bark loys French got him a kidding from Pres Harry S Truman Friday but the latlers accent didnt turn out to be Parisian either When official Washington gathered at thn airport to see SPCV of State Dean Acheson off for the Paris foreign min isters conference Barkley decided it would be appropriate to shout Bon voyage The noise which actually emerged was neither French nor English and would be impossible to represent in any known alphabet Listen to the V P trying to speak French said the president Wheres old Bonnet Meaning Henri Bonnet the French ambassador Mr Truman pronounced it Bonnie as in My Bonnie Lies Ovrr the Ocean French rxperts said it should be pronounced Bonay spoken very rjuiekly Bonnet stepped up and Mr Truman asked Barkley to repeat the farewell for the experts ears Bnrkley tried again Bonnet always a diplomat smiled and cried Merveilleux merveilleuxi j the hostilities would soon cease Douglas called for a flne northern neighbors of Greece j transport chief in Berlin said I 000 or 40r cut in the bill He I stopped giving aid and shelter to i army trains bound for Berlin Will said many flood control and rivers and harbors projects could just as well be put off until slack times when they will be needed just as much and will provide jobs as well He ran into a storm of protest from senators who see eyetoeye on almost nothing else Sen j leave western Germany as usual Deciding State Vote Ratifies West German Constitution iWavne Morse R Orel shouted FRANKFURT Germany May came Friday night from the legia jthai Douglas was trying to scut20 West Germanys new coni lature of the Americanoccupied the reclamation program Sen Tohn L McClellan D Ark said it was the most reactionary proposal Ive ever heard on the floor of the senate Motion Defeated When the vote came the mo tion was defeated 59 to 15 Only one other Democrat Sen Edwin C Johnson Colo voted with of thc u statMi stitution uniting 11 states in a j area of Bremen The count was 77 federal republic was ratified Frij to nine with Communists and dep day night The deciding vote was cast by the state parliament North RhineWestphalia which approved the constitution 153 to 38 in Dues sclclorf after a daylong debate in terrupted frequently by Commu nist demonstrations In thc gallery North RhineWestphalia was the uties of the rightist German party in opposition The only state yet to vote WuerttenbergHohenzollem in the French zone Its approval is ex pected Saturday Two states have not yet voted but are scheduled to vote by week end and their approval it al most certain Adoption of the constitution op posed from the first by the Com munists of both western Germany and the Soviet zone the hands of the western fortign I for fourpower con ference on Germany to open in Paris Monday The rival Soviet a final economy bid by proposing republic if the other 10 states zone regime is a Peoples congreM a five per rent reduction His decided to do so I which to speak tor all i motion was voted down 41 to 331 A ninth vote ot indorsement i Germany f make up the occupation zones of Douglas The senate next rejected a proj the United States Britain and posal by Sens Homer Ferguson prancfti lo indorse the charter Mich and Styles Bridges l Approval by twothirds of the 1 N H lo cut the amount I states was required to make thc I0 vote was IS to 29 constitution effective Senate GOP Leader Kenneth I Only one state traditionally in Uhorry of Nebraska then made dependent Bavaria would join the ;

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