Salt Lake Tribune, May 23, 1949

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May 23, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Thiougt Frldaj WEATHER Partly cloudy warmer Monday I showers in mountains Detail nn Page 14 VOL 159 NO 39 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MONDAY MORNING MAY 23 1919 PRICE FIVE CENTS Country Mourns Forrestal Death Truman Orders National Tribute j Rites Pend Widows Arrival Combined P and A P WASHINGTON7 May flags of the United States came 10 liaif staff Sunday in deference to the dcatit of James V Forrestal the nations firsi secretary of defense Forrestal who recently retired committed suicide early Sunday morning by leaping from a 16story window at the Naval hospital in Bethcsda Md He was under treatment there for excessive fatigue and nervous PX COMMENT US Shocked At Death Of ExOfficial haustion Pres Harry S Truman ordered all government flags brought to jhalf staff until after the funeral j Time and place of the burial i rites aro to be decided by Mrs Forrestal who is flying back to Washington from Paris j Sroking Rest Plato She had gone there to seek a suitable place for her husband to convalesce With Mrs Forrestal is her son Michael Another son Forrostals fatal plunge from of the during a when an at out of his hospital noted 5Tyearold WASHINGTON May 22 UP Harry S Truman and ali official Washington were shocked and saddened Sunday by the sui cide of James V Forrestal a man deeply respected as an able and selfless public servant Mr Truman said he was inex been at the hospital pressibly shocked and grieved by v u 2 llndorgOjng treati tho tragic drain of his for a psychoneurotie con secretary of defense who worked dition brought on when his bril himself into a nervous breakdown Uant mjnd crached under the imrtrr the strain of one of the na srain overwork lions most responsible jobs j Forrestal leaped to his doath at War Casnall v j am EOT He left his deluxe I bedroom in the tower ot the Ivaval This able and devoted public nospjtal wnnc his medical attend srvvant was as truly a casualty of I ant was krjeny absent walked the war as if hc had died on thc across the deserted corridor into firing line Mr Truman said a jdtchon and jumped out of Defense Secy Louis A Johnson an unguarded window who stopped into Forrestals shoes when the 57yearold New Yorker West Staunch In Big Four jMeet Strategy Critical Conference With Russ Aids Set in Paris Today PARIS May n i three western foreign ministers i completed Sunday a firm and 1 clearly defined policy on Gerj many to present to the Soviet Union at a meeting of the Big Four foreign ministers Monday The meeting will be the most critical since the end of the war It will determine whether the j eastwest cold war is to continue I with its ever present threat of or whether the course of j eastwest relations can be turned I toward peace j Shape Final Policy Secy of State Dean G Achej son British Foreign Secy Ern est Kevin and French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman held a one hour and 20 minute meeting Sunday morningwith their ad I visers for a final shaping up of western policy i At 4 pm Monday 11 am EOT they will start their talks with Russian Foreign Minister j Andrei Y Vishinsky prosecutor i of the great Russian purge trials at the Rose Marble palace of the Talleyrand family near the out skirts of Paris John Foster Dulles Republican Hickenlooper Urges Lilienthal Dismissal Sen Bourke B Hifkcnlooper Wants Truman to fire Lllienthnl Falls 13 Stories Heres Scene of Tragedy Broken line shows path exDefense Secy James V Vorrestal look Strife in Berlin Rises West Studies Move BERLIN Muy May 23 New rioting flared Monday in Ber foreign policy expert and a key j ins strike and the Amor member of American detegaj ican nijlitary commander called nicctjnp wjth the French and 13fitich rninmnnrtors tn deal with tion gave the ony public state ment on the preliminary meetings I of the western ministers Our Work Finished began cracking up late in March His body crashed on a third as hc plunKptl to tloutli from 36th floor at Bethestla Mil naval Standing on the steps of the for ordered flags flown at halfstatf floor asphalt ledge 13 floors be Window from which lie jumped is in tier nearest main British commanders to deal with the intolerable situation U S Atomic Preeminence Best Reply AEC Head Says WASHINGTON May 22 Bourke B Hickenlooper I R la demanded Sunday that David E Lilienthal resign as chairman of the Atomic Energy commission for incredible mis management Lilienthal promptly replied that the nations atomic preeminence is the answer to the senators vague and ungenerous wholesale indictment Hickenlooper said our atomic program is suffering from i equivocation misplaced emphasis and waste since Lilienthai j took over two and a half years ago Lilienthal said that in sharp Probers Hear Reds Use Ship WASHINGTON Way 22 spy hunters have been In formed that top Communist agents use the Polish liner hart Eislers escape a shuttle between the United States and Europe reliable sources aaid Sunday They said members of ft house subcommittee already are check ing into the information While And he added that Lilienthal they declined to iclentfy the sub was wrong when he said earlier j committee these sources predicted there was no suspicion of theft or espionage Charges Falsehood This is completely untrue i Hickenlooper said He added that contrast to the situation when the civilian commission took over pro duction of atomic weapons is cure raw materials supplies have j increased and morale has been j restored i I j Ignores Accusations j He made no direct reference to i Hickenloopers demand that he re I sign Nor did he mention the sena tors charge that He had sneered at congress concern over the dis appearance of a quantity of ura niiim235 The senator took issue with the commisison as to the significance of that disappearance The com misison said no theft or loss was involved and thnt the quantity would not be helpful to an enemy Hickenlooper said the amount was a vast quantity so far as scientists are concerned it will anounce public hearings on the matter later on Used Ship to Flee They said the subcommittee was tipped that a Communist big in the railyards a l every U S military installation ajnidst some mops that had and on all ships at sea I been put out to dry He was wear Gordon Gray acting secretary jg pajamas and a bathrobe He of the army said Fnrrostal wore j had knotted the bathrobe belt himself out fighting for the great round his neck and it was still cause of unification of the armed fastened tightly when hospital at forces tendants reached his broken re We in the all who J mains are saddened because of his death i In his bedroom was a poetry resolve to make every anthology opened to a pair of necessary sacrifice to conclude the gloomy selections from the Greek work to which he contributed so j poets Sophocles and Eurpides much Gray said In the back of the volume was Congressional leaders of both I a piece of paper on which For received the news withlrestal had begun copying Sopho bviilding Small arrow points to room occuiied by former official eign office the Quai DOrsay New Rash of Storms Joins Midwest Fury 45 Dead By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS i sections of Missouri Indiana H j 1 ilinois Iowa and Kentuckv As the midwest counted the i and destruction left by 1 The dead included 21 at Cape whipped the area Girardeau Mo eight at Shelburn ight a new rash 01 five at Wood River 111 four Shooting broke outat 3 am 1 the P B I was called I identified only as AT at one time used the Batory to es cape surveillance by American counteragents A man named Al was mentioned in the Red spy hearings held last fall by the u few hundred when the trail wo completely yards westof the Chnrlottenburg and seven weeks old That J nrir rMto cuin tipcaiiKp inpre Pritisli sector nolice said said because there death tornadoes which overlooking the Seine Dulles said communist strike brakers iwas a suspicion ot theft or espi 3f Our Conned a signal tower and transj policy a s o Our work is finished and our i formor occupied bv anti Lihenthal in a statement re housc UtlAmerican activities com icy is clearly defined There J leased by the commission several itt will be no more meetings of the western ministers before Mondays council meeting It will be the first time the three western allies have gone into a meeting like this one with a really agreed program of strategy and tactics It was learned that the deputies report which the western foreign ministers approved any possible Russian Communist strikers and drove them out Heavy Exchange Police said they were unable to determine which side used fire arms but a heavy exchange of fire occurred Just after midnight a crowd of 1000 jeerincr strikers and sympath izers stoned about 200 guards of the Sovietcontrolled railway sys tem who had barricaded them 1111 in Texas Keniat Palestine 111 two at Tcrre j ojixrpcfinn fnr in pirlv pnr nf i a up in exas Ken anearly of j gcvcs n tne Zoo slalion ahoilt a end one each at Clarksville Bessl ren and a capable and unselfish I official I Mr Truman who called Forj rostal my friend promptly can plan to attend a Gridiron Iost club recrption Sunday evening KlociUrnt RpJKtionK Agonies of Ajax The death toil for the week end ville and Cabool Mo relate the ajronies of I mounted to 45 At least 219 per poem re plates the es sons were am more lhan V 900 homes were smashed as the mous for is In The lines which Forrestal copied occupation of chTrlottenbiirjsta i lion Both stations are in the in principle that Ger BJUh t T should be unified Bh sraor Ilin I hours later said that when his agency took over from military authorities the atomic weapons position of this country was noth ing less than tragic He said that as of that time 11 continued production of weapons WHS threatened 2 morale of sci entists was low 3 no inventory of atomic materials or documents existed and M the supply of raw materials was tenuous Substantial Stockpile Today the projeet requires mittec He was identified tn a report issued by the committee last Sept 28 as a correspondent of Steve Nelson Communist party organ izer for western Pennsylvania Charge Secret Theft Nelson was accused by the com mittee of receiving atomic secrets on the west coast in 1943 from a researcher identified only as Scientist The scientist sub sequently denied the story flatly j and the investigators decided to I ric ot utiiBrilish sretor The crowd was continued but the United States fl Twister Hits Txas many should be unified bia insists j shed b k h BriUsn seclor Q j nf America now has a substantial ftpql lhat lt should not be unified un Ulneknilf of atomic weanons inL vo Ule lhrec sc On Sunaav a voung mother was jrjer condlions which rnulri mako stockpile 01 atomic weapons in jn the radiation illed in Somerset Kv where a I ft a Russ Gcn Pranh he i eluding those of now design P University of C vorc storm caused property dam l RU5Man saLelhte American commandant in Berlin Production of atomic materials Berkeley at the time j CTKA nnn I i cUrri his rnllps mir tn fll HAS been ITlSuC HCCUTC and VCTV depict Ajax as being comfort REUTHER PARALLEL reactions were more eloquent than j f any prepared statements of con de nh0 terrible torrible av better to die lPep thc i WINDSOR Ont May 22 UP i Oi tnas ten i Die inrnuic neverwahing sleep than linger on i said Chairman Carl D d the souls Gal of the house armed service e committee Im awful sorry to fe hoar that news He was truly a Despondent Words Oh clear God Im sorry to hear Alcestis i similar to Che attempt on the that said Rep Leslie C Arends I whicn contains the despondent R a member of the services committee and GO Pi Tne though wilt not unjn whip in the housc had a great awaken from all they weeping severe storm caused property dam age estimated at near ST50000 A small tornado struck Sunday at the northern section of Abilene j VtJi no reports of Gunman Slays i were no The twister blew severs houses TP1 Tj 1 I from their foundations smashed J OlCl UlllCial roofs and broke windows before moving eastward It was accon panied by heavy hail which also foil in a tenmile strip outside i Ford Motor Co inspector was1 thc cilv i slain by a shotgun blast through Another violent storm window of his home Charleston Va leaving an esti American commandant in Berlin asked his colleagues to meet at 10 am 3 am Monday Intolerable Situation s i Man in Utah d Kidnap Probe versity of California at The raw materials supply situ ation has been vastly improved This intolerable situation rei Lilienthal went on The morale possible selfihcrimi nation quires our attention he said This is no longer just a matter between the Sovietcontrolled Reichbahn railroad management early Sunday in a shooting very mated damage of hundreds of admiration for Mr Forrestal I think he did a terrifically pres Harry S Truman again I by an unknown assailant as he sat vapiat the kitchen table drinking cof good job and he was under a dPoplV shocked and immediately fec and readinga newspaper His terrible strain for so many years proclaimed a period of national murderer jammed a shotgun I dont think most people realized mourning In addition ho arthrough tho window scroon and the enormous responsibility he car ranged through Defense Secyfired into Allens head at a dis riod on his shoulders Loiiis A Johnson for Mrs Fortance of seven feet Speaker Sam Rayburn D I rcstal and son Michael who were Reuther wss shot in a similar Tosi one of thc few who had in Paris to fly home immediately manner April 20 nnnC cnirl n tHrtnTncrirlnnfiil CllPTl thousands of dollars The ile Walter P Reuther president ithe CIO United Auto Workers j jcg anc j tions of the business district un William D Allen 37 was knlcd safe No one was injured and the workers The management ihas used strike breakers and armed Tribune spcrini police and threatened to discharge CORTEZ Colo May all strikers county officers Sunday I The strike went into its third morning arrested a 49yearokl day Sporadic clashes Sunday be OJilahoma man for investigation tween armed Soviet sector rail of scientific talent has been re1 stored The development of peacej time applications has made a fa vorable beginning Ranking Republican Hickenlooper is the ranking Re publican member of the senate house committee on atomic energy and was its chairman during the last GO Pcontrolleri congress Czechs Return Two Yanks Held as Spies EISENSTEIN Germany May Czechoslovak gov Lilienthal said this committee j ernment bov ing to a series of its members therefore know Unconfirmed Reports this nations preeminence in the There were unconfirmed reports He noted that thc eommtitcc has suspcct who gave his name as I Barnard OXiel was arrested Sun Ppnnsylvania Rocked clay Zelienople Pa felt the force ot a twister Sunday which tore down trees lifted roofs and cut off electricity There wen tics HPAVV winds bore down on scnt ibout 9 am in a cafe here i that the allied would slime contr commandants at Gunpoint The two G Is were dumped un ceremoniously out of Czech auto littlrhnrder town at this little border town Marshal Kaston reported lions in western Berlin The head mean armored idron said it had irin cut ou mjay tnal he had arrested a man quarters of the Ame e no casual jn Mtntjcello Friday on charges of i constabulary sauadn bid check anci was es reroivcd no alort order torcd Hoclions of western and him slrikf n the presidential plane Independj kitchen of his homo eating a late a Pennsyjvanilli blowinp down i f of of Mr ir i to worltca Unat thpy be 1 i J h to the highway east ot Monticelto m west marks instead of east llnnir rrnna tn TO I mODUCS at tniS lltLie DCjrUEr LUWI1 ore or their troops to as not becn its own re American authorities imme ontrol of a ra I nstallaI thp number of American auuionues iminc tne nuinDci or v nomo rcarrested them for being on hand Tnat inforniation is supI without leave plied on y to Pros Harry S Truj Th soldiers seized when man and the lomt chiefs of staff tw while in the already hoard the said L I deeply rrgre his passing He ence j evening snack A shotgun blast or uprooling hundreds of trees was a very able and fine citizen Mrs Forrestal had gone to Paris through a window hit him in the reported it had one of and he performed a great service j to for his country Michael but primarily toside and arm The union leader n years Large Ln See 4 Coiumnj Istili carries his arm ir a brace accompanied the wind The suspect kept the marshal unpcint while they rode which have onefourth the of west marks NATIONWIDE STRUGGLE Telephone Firms Fight Union May 22 That moans resisting the cnm duos that t hoy now are deducting A nationwide fight has broken outipanies before the national labor from pay rolls between labor and management in relations board and in the courts The CWA has expressed sur the telephone industry and a torj ronsiIor Each Case Iprisc and over these rent of lawsuits and labor board Consider Each Case aions I jts weekly newslotcr cases is on the way j But each case is being considjthe union says in a headline Bell Thr widespread scope of separately And three C W A System Hits Below the Belt fight became clearer over the week divisions already have decided to Tho C 1 O executive board at the eK furnish new duos deduction cards C VV As request adopted a rcso Eoll Tolophono companies from ns rerjncsled by the companies lution last week epnclemning thc coast to coast havo withdrawn roc These divisions are company actions as a gigantic in many places Thero wore no in juries morning Tho wooketid death toll foli pj lji lowed a of violent hfn and the marshal pnmarlv in the south plains lurncd o stalls Tornadoes there during liio week killed five persons and flood Iml Hindis Sol Up waters claimed throo more lives Sheriff Weaver said a Run he Saturday nights worst twisters licvcd bo involvfid in groumi through Cape Girardoau ttas sold al a poohall fre and Mo Wood River 111 anci Shcl thc Dllvcr it to the slier burn Ind They swirled close to ifrs Ojfjcc Hoad blocks were scl other communitios wrecking out up anmnd this community and demolishing The rae owncr jiac bcon i barns on isolated farms Missouri Damage High Hardest hit was Cape Cirardeau md Stao romnunity of 2fjdOO on the west ulmanJ Fnink truck driver to Cortez and The official Soviet army nows at a hotel hero Friday paper here Taegliche Rundschau releasing him Saturday called the suspension of traffic due to he strike a criminal act ocl kidnaper oscaped aRniK Wpst Berlin Lilionthal said The accomplishment of this ad wandered into Czechoslovakia last December were recruits Clarence R Hill 31 Jackson Miss and OJ nllY2UlJ Tiloo vance in this period of time is the GeR j nes 2 Qwensboro trt Rpn Tfipkonlonnni R r fe to Sen Hickenloopers 11 and ungenerous wholesale vague indictment he said Allege Beating Chinese Reds Hurl 200000 Soldiers in Pootung Battle Hickenlooper noted that the Tney told a United Press corre amount of tJ235 reported missing j spondent they had been beaten was only four grams but hc said badly on the head and feet by that is a vast quantity for research Czechoslovak agents trying to get purposes information from them They were arrested in Czecho I Slovakia Dec 9 and subsequently I convicted of espionage in a secret trial Hill was sentenced to 12 I years and Jones to 10 U S Am jbassador Joseph B Jacobs made one strong protest after another I in Prague and on May IS they SHANGHAI May 22 irison communique Sunday pardoned by Czechoslovak Chinese Communists threw an esti the Communists had brought in President Clement Gottwald mated 200000 soldiers into the four more armies in an effort to Lt Col Charles Y Talbot ol e the Staubing constabulary head the quarters told the press the men ng were common A W O Ls Dont Whangpoo hai i try to make heroes of them Government Claims Gains option from iho Traffic employes in Washing unionbusting effort in a week of I Government Claims Gains Workers of America CWA ton D C and traffic and plant full moral and financial support l 0 nnl cast of St ad boon filed by fighting have not penc The government claimed an into trouble simply by being since it became a CIO union uvo employes in Indiana to tho telephone workers m HCr the AmeHonn Poci M Sherft Weaver said tralw lhe in strong portant ictory in the Kaochao dnmk and looking for German weoks ago The Bell companies are demand Permits Division i ProsV renoriod 19 person doaci l P Kcdcral Bureau of Investiga cnogh forcc to seri0usly threaten i area and said the Communists sufi giri friends on the wrong side ol Industry sources said the Boll ing proof that a majority of ther hv 11 injured and hundredshome Llon a heart of Shanghai Tension In j lered 12500 casualties in the i the border companies thnt now have taken employes want to be represented The C W A whicn is headed by injured ana nunareas home vl anf furthc disposlllon of considerably after fightingthe largest number meni such action include by a CIO union They have sugIoe Berne is permitting its 1Vimiiirti thc case would be made n thiindersloms i tioncd in recent communiques Siberia Fatipw Detail And Others gested that new dues deduction visions to cards authorizing tho companies 1 Oppose the petitions for a resident aT a rca of i The Western Electric Co and to make pay roll deductions nndNLRB elections on the ground workers nlnng the river bank le A hasnt changed staying 202hemesandflBinagr thunderstorms i tioncd drowned out the sound of artillery The announcement said 1500 Com ae Citv Lake City rg in Hong HONG KONG Mav 22 iP Hill and Jones abashed by the p i munists were captured with 150 j cool reception they received on Execute MX More machincguns and other equipment their return refused to comment Polioc oxocutod six more black The announcement said thc gov on Talbots explanation of how market silver dollar dealers ac ernmont recaptured many points j they came to be arrested iiisida cusod also of robbery extortion lost in the first phase of the the Czech border in Southern Southwestern turn tho money over to the C W A that the CW Xorthvostrrn Wisconsin Mich would provide this proof if a ma since it entered the CIO and no 231 Mnelwn business places and ican Mountain States jnrity of the workers furnished quostion of rcprosontation oxists one omirrh woro domohshod 1 j tiom Sue tho conipnnios rounds One humlml milos to tho north nun i arm ini in UM uinn nl hroadi of oomruV Ik tho Mississippis Illinois hank Vice Adm Oscar C Badger comand undorground pMttinfi They Pootung fighting ami that the j We were pretty badly scared Nou Klocticms nrilors foiin iho oar Alton tho hoavily imlustriHl manding tho U S woxtorn Pacific wcro shot in tho back of thc hood main body of tho Communists i Jones said Thc first thing those Tho oomnnnios also have poll pais to rostoro nornial ronlrao nf UVod Hivor popula floot is due in Hong Kong Mon in throe of the most densely popii was decimated It said Gen Tang Czechs told Us was that wed bet tionocl N I I B for now oc lural nml roloasn tho tion nhoutiiOdd took n dastatinR day to disnisn with American on latocl arons of the city as a Knpo commander of tho defense tcr givfi them the inforniation they r offioiiN sail Sundav mnsi tions to dotorriino thp will ot tho dus moiiry tlioy aro imrounriing gouge IMVO doad and r injuredsuiar officials of Hong Kong and ing to evil doors garrison had rewarded his tioops i wanted or we would be sent to ivisions of tho union employes And thoy hnvo ptonpod 3 Sign now duos dodut ion cards were counted after homos in Canton plans for ovacuating Tootling was comparatively with a bonus of 1200 sliver Uol inl Ilitmiinc Tele phono Cos of Maryland and Washington D C There arc cthTs di this all the way jgivinjj to the CWA the union j as requested by the companies Sec Page 1 Column 81 Americana in South China jquiet during the night and U S I in the salt ;

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