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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 25, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS am am pm Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Throiish Frlrtar WEATHER Clear and warmer Wednesday Details on Page 24 VOL 159 NO 41 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH WEDNESDAY MORNING MAY 25 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Red Troops Seize Shanghai Heart ReutherKinyiSHmsKYPROPOSAL Wounded By Assassin UAW OfficialCritical After Gunman Fires Shot Into Residence Soviet Would Scrap West German State I DETROIT May 25 gunman shot and critically wounded Victor Reuther of the CIO United Auto Workers union shortly before srsidright The shooting strangely similar j 1o an assassins vain attempt to take Walter Reulhers life a year I ago took place at Victors home At a hospital early Wednesday i Walter president of the auto workers union visited his badly wounded brother This is another dastardly and I unAmerican trick Walter Reuther told reporters Shot at Home Victors shooting took place at Jiis home on the far northwest side j of Detroit An unknown assailant fired PARIS May 24 proposed in the foreign min isters council Tuesday night to wipe out the west German j state and return German affairs to fourpower control machinery All three western powers immediately rejected the proposals made by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky j The breakdown of fourpower machinery led to the Berlin i 1 blockade I U S Secy of State Dean i son called the Russian suggestions disappointing My hopes through a front window of the home shortly before midnight po lice reported Dr William Lowrie said his first examination indicated Reuther might lose the sight of his right eye j One slug entered near Reuthers right collarbone and emerged from his neck doctors said i Police said they were ing a report that a black sedan was seen circling the Reuther home several times in the last week i It was driven police said by a heavy set man No further clues were learned immediately j Find Shotgun A shotgun was found in bushes near the Reuher house on Mark Twain av in the northwest tion of Detroit Police also said they found a footprint i At the time of the shooting j Andrei Vishinslty Chills west hope of Paris peace accord Senators Push For Armed Service Unity are distinctly i i chilled he said j The first of the longawaited i Soviet proposals in this fourth ef I fort of the foreign ministers to i reach a German settlement were outlined by western power press officers after a meeting of nearly three hours Visliitiskys Proposals It was the second session of the conference In effect Vishinskys i plan would j 1 Nullify the west German state at Bonn by putting German con j trol in the hands of a German j state council under the allied con I trol council This German cen tral governing body would be formed from the Communist eco i nomic regime of east Germany and the economic council of west Gerl many 2 Give implied western recognii i tion to the handpicked east Com i munist regime by giving it an i voice in control of German i affairs j i 3 Strip from western Germans I the selfgoverning powers they have received in the western ocj cupation statute by going back to j the presently defunct allied coni j trol council Russia wrecked this body by walking out in March j 1948 I New Election Call Call for a new election in Battle Flares Up As Invaders Drive to North SHANGHAI Wednesday May 25 Chinese Com munists took over the heart of Shanghai without a fight Tuesday but a sharp battle flared as they attempted to expand their occupation northward Only the northeastern part of the great city and the Bund Shanghais famous waterfront itself remained to be taken by the Communists I Their greenclad veterans eni r rnrTj i TTHIV tercel the city from the southwest I after dawn Wednesday morning and marched swiftly to the famed thoroughfare on the edge of the Whangpoo river I Lone Nationalist i A Nationalist machine gun on the third floor of Broadway Manj i sions one of Shanghais skyj j scrapers was firing down on the j Red attackers of Garden bridge j This Nationalist fire from the north bank of Soochow drovn a detachment of Reds from a bar Scribe Notes Red Army Soiled Tired Carroll L Wilson Atomic Energy com mission general manager told senate committee A E Cs security officers filched two bars of nra 1 ricade across the bund from the 5 ciistoms house nist By AMOS LAIfDMAN SHANGHAI Wednesday May AN MISTAKE niiim from Hnnfnrd plant as security lost At heari Ten minutes after this skirmish ing Wilson talks with Sen losppU C OMahoney i began Nationalists on the Chapoo IX left David Lilientlial A EC head I road bridge two blocks west of Garden bridge threw down their I anus and retreated However government troops holding Szeehwan road bridge a Small groups of Commu troops reached downtown 1 I A 11 little farther up the creek jdienuial Assumes riiil Blame Garden bridge attack were pying fortifications made by the I Nationalists at the junctionof the bund and Nanking road Nanking j road is four blocks south of the I In Delayed AOre Loss Report WASHINGTON May 24 made available to the appro Chairman David E Lilienthal i admitted T u e s d a v the U S priations subcommittee Lilientha and other commission strifetorn Berlin of a government Enely commission was officials were at the subcommit1days by a s for all the city German CommitI remiss in waiting six weeks to Ice hearings nearly ail morning Confirms notify the FBI a small amount The hearing covered a wide Sen Kenneth S Wherry R said he had been informed the uranium was kept for PO socuritv officer city government from the city hall in the east sector set up their own east Berlin regime chosen at a Ore Removal WASHINGTON May 21 Reuther was in the living room The senate was told Tuesday that snap election in a mass meeting with his wife Sophie i the present armed services unifi Reuther was fixing light bulbs cation act killed tames V For at the time reslal and that a better law should Mrs Rputher told police slip be passed as a great monument heard a pop and thought it wan to him an exploded bulb then turned and I Sen George W Malone fR ng had been lost range of security problems in He also admitted lhat the de chiding a fake theft of uranium lay was a violation of the com at lie Hanford Wash plutonium missions own security regulations plant a split in the commission and offered to take responsibility over the wisdom of exporting Wilson confirmed thnt the re moval was not discovered mediately but did not say Shanghai about Wednesday morning They wore emblems on green uniforms identifying them selves as the Peoples Liberation Army As they reached the plush Park hotel one of Shanghais sky scrapers Nationalist soldiers stood at barricades about two blocks I away There was no firing Carried American Arms The Communist soldiers seemed dumbfounded to have an American i drive up in a car Politely they j asked me to turn around and j drive back to avoid danger j saw carried Amer mandcd the south end of the bund ican carbines Thejr uniforms A telephone report to the Assoj were tlley had dated Press ssid thousands of bcpn through thick fighting Most Communist troops were mnrchmg j of thcm Jookcd tlred Command Water Front Nationalist guns still toward the bund along Nanking how rond n main shopping street Nanj for what he described as a hu radioactive re man mistake by subordinates search materials to RR f Finland saw her husband wounded Police got their first call at pm EST and cruiser cars of officers home The home a brick colonial is said the law was so weak as to saddle Forrestal with an im and boycotted the regular Berlin election so that only a west Ber lin government was chosen 5 Wipe out the Ruhr authority which the three western powers lrsenate whip enpd with Belgium the Netherlands andp plbic hysteria over alleged Carroll L Wilson commission HP implied Luxembourg have set up Russia i violations of atomic security until general manager was questioned might and thp granting of A short distance away Na onalist unit had several empty nany days were involved He said kinjr road runs three to four blocks j waitingapparently for he uranium was returned only south of Soochow creek through j evacuation A bend in the street thp heart of the business district j prcvcnted the Reds from seeing the test the system of account would substitute control of the Big j an tnc facls are known At the same time he appealed eminent fellowships to Commu in for maltlials had beerl tight cncrl that the senators a different view of take rushed possible job And Sen Wayne i Four plus countries bordering Ger to the Morse R proposed that the secretary of defense be Riven greatly increased powers as a situated on a comer It is to Forrpstal miles from the home of Walter Forrestal former defense sec Routhnr where the latter was shot relarv took his own iife Sunday the night of April 20 last year a h llh floor f many Poland Czechoslovakia Launch Two Probes See Page 4 Columns Lilienlhal testified before a sen ate appropriations subcommittee for a considerable time about the Hanford incident in the test if they knew which two bars of uranium were thousands of such how many fiiranium light of April x last year jn a cap hc lglh floor of Walter has since moved Bethesda Md naval hospital Investigating Case Lt B J Greiner of the detec tive bureau at police Morge Qre jn urging amend ments that would place greater authority in the secretary than is Ask Greater Authority Malone teamed up with Sen tors was assigned to investigate the case Reuther is educational director called for in a pending bill to re which is checking on the commis sions security measures before voting atomic funds for the rom ing fiscal year A separate inquiry along the same lines is being made by the joint congressional atomic energy committee A brewing jurisdictional row between the two congressional j groups apparently was headed off i when Chairman Bricn McMahon i D of the atomic com deliberately removed as a security pieces are processed at Hanford test The went unnoticed t said he could not go into that at n public hearine The hearing brought out that the commission decided last fall tn includ Finland among coun House Defeats Bill to Hike Military Pay Several hundred government Bnd no action was uken to soldiers surrendered in Yuanming prevent it Hods Disncnsp Crowd yuan road Thnt is an area whore many American missions have of fices Yuanmingyuan road paral lels thf bund one block to the west It runs two blocks south from Soochow creek Near Soochow Bridges The surrender of these National ists thus put the Communists with in a block or so of the guarded tries eligible to receive radioiso1 Soochow bridge but in topes for research despite ob j lections of commissioner Lewis L Strauss Radioisotopes Elements strength was not known While watching from a building overlooking the creek Mrs Mar we can Greiner said The shooting nf Ualter Reuther has never been solved Health Plans Shelved Till Next Session WASHINGTON May 24 UP Administration leaders Tuesday j mitiee invited subcommittee publicly abandoned hope of gettingmembprs to a private conference The house Tuesday killed a SJ06 at Oak Ridge Tenn They are holding the bridges No onlookers gathered around the Park hotel But a short dis tance away on Avenue Edward VII about 500 townspeople as sembled around another group of Communist troops These evident ly had entered the city through the former French concession This group of Red soldiers dis what perscd crowd when my car drove up The soldiers offered to garet Hampson wife of the Asso ciate Press China chief was fired Radioisotopes are elements such i upon She said three bullets let me drive through into the Com munistoccupied part of the city See Page 4 Column 2 j as carbon ihave been old and iron which whizzed past her head as she made radioactive fd Jin the Air Corps Private Pres Harry S Trumans compulin his office sorv health insurance program smcl The bill actually Ule slowmovlng gross this session Senate Democratic Leader Scott W Lucas of Illinois said after a parsed in 1917 I He added that the original law I permitted the secretaries of the annv navy and air force to ignore Commit lees in Accord military pay raise bill which would have hiked the wages of every man and woman in nni After a Tflmimite talk stibeom form pxrept recruits milter chairman Joseph C Tno surprise action which OMahOiiey i D Wvol announced caught sponsors of the measure Doomed to Hang talk with the president that HP saw that his group would cancel its i the secretary of defense and go i directly to the president and thry conroversiai did gave Jim Forrestal an 0lUined a program curity chief of thp commission GUAM May 24 Cal impossible job no rhance of senate action on the plans to question Roar Adm John K Gingrich who resigned as se vin Dcnni 27 one of three Negro sir corps men accused of the sex slaying of prettj Ruth Farns worth was found guilty Tuesday by a general courts martial and spnpncpd to hanp The court martial board found ripnris nf SppiJin Tex guilty on all counts of the article of war sprlinns ripalinfr with rape and irurtler on a government reserva tion Worried to Death which by exclusion surrendered May 3 Instead OMahoney said hope at this session for many the subcommittee members WASHINGTON May M Reps Walter and Reva Heck BoMine votprl to recOmmit the armril services pay raise bill Itolh are Democrats by looked to sec if the Reds were go ing lo engage government troops i used as tracers in medical bio The battle still raged to the lojrical and industrial research north The bulk of the garrison had withdrawn during the night and was frying to escape to Woosung 10 miles north Whether thp garrison had es caped from Woosung was still uncertain other administration proposals in sit in when Gingrich testifies be HP said Forrestal was anxious ciuding an in taxes the atomic committee 01 4 i McMahon said my SI Adjournment lo lirinj the sprvices toppthpr but their rivalry and wrangling wor ried Jim Forretal tn death Malorp sairl Louis A Johnson Korrpsta successor is a big leader John W McCormack fpllmv with plenty of Massachusetts agreed lhat guts but that congress might joiirnment by July 31 is Strauss testified he felt thp re search tools should or withheld from countries at or near Russias borders because they might be useful for research along the lines of orthodox weapons He emphasized that he agrepd I with the commissioners that the radioisotopes could not be used to make atomic bombs Lilirnthal told the subcommit tee the radioisotopes which are Ousts Red Rioters In West Zone BERLIN May 2i of flatfooted was based on the group has mounting congressional economy cleared for export arp available in many many mattersunder in driv as weU as reluctance to othcr countries anyway Speaker Sam Payburn vpstigation and will need to call big salary increases to lop Texas and house Democratic commission officials a witnesses ranking officprs and far less to the lower grades i munist strikebreakers and Rus Thp veteran trnops of red Gen t j Chen To moved into the city some polce evacuated all time before dawn They came west Berlin Tuesday night bowing the Id French concession to an ultimatum by American Js In the southwest part of Commandant Brig Gen Frank L Howlpy who them two I appeal to you not to let this of frequently without waiting for an other senate body to get through pos questioning thorn He promised Truman kill him too unless it gives him sible Lucas said the session tne information we get will clear authority might run into August however to complete the must program Mrs Forrestal Absents Nav Guiltless in Spouses Death WASHINGTON May 21 Mrs James V Fcrrcstal said Tues day night there is no foundation for criticism of the naval medical ter whioh was addressed to Dear John follows Jim would be hurt indeed if he felt there was any criticism ol ihe naval medical center for its carp center at BeUiesda Md for the of him particularly as there is death of her husband the former foundiition for criticism secretary of defense Forrestal who committed stii My sons ami I an pratnful lo the commander and the staff of These are major pieces of leg islation which will take consider able time Lucas said Other Bills Shelved Other bills on the Truman pro gram which are less controversial and take less time will be put through But the schedule Lucas Prps Harry S Truman in the day had urged passage of the bill He wrote Speaker Sam most im prq jgram because the armed services were having difficulty getting hightype men at present pay the city At a barricade in front of tne city hall Nationalists broke out a to get out gpt to be a matter of public fear huge sign saying welcome peoples Liiienthnl said liberation Communist nrmy The uranium 2in atomic bomb Few Shanghai residents saw the e explosive was found to bo Communist entry A ripici curfew earlier from thp commissions Ar1 kept everyone off the streets until See Page 2 Column fi 6 am jof major bills he TJjj fttitfltf iRayburl tiiat il was a mos Lucas said the top priority Iportant part cf the defense items on the senate schedule t j 7 T 7 L J are reciprocal trade legislation changes in the TaftHartley labor T T JJIIKII law and ratification of the North lUStrUCtO 111116 L scales Atlantic pact CHAPKL HILL N C May 24 Hans Frie stadt wont be teaching at the Greater University of North Carolina aftor June 1 Chancellor Robert House told the university trustees Tuesday that Freivtade had been ordered dismissed as a parttime physics instructor at the end of this DOWN SOCIALIST PATH But the house by a roll call vote of 227 to 168 sont the mras iurc back to the armed services committee which drafted it altpr weoks of hearings This in effect killed the bill Voting to send the bill back to and Claudr Pepper i D Fla ex icommittee were 121 Democrats changed charges of socialized Taft Pepper Trade Shots Aims of Health Bills WASHINGTON May 24 UP Sens Pobert A Taft CR 0 105 Republicans and Rep Vito and welfare subcommittee bearing on the administration bill Taft contended the administra tion plan is not insurance but a tax and would lead to socialized medicine Tuesday regarding the medical care He said it would Hnwlcy delivered the ultimatum for the three western powers on the fourth day of a railroad strike in which at least two persons havp been killed and 1200 hurt or wounripd Demands Reds Leave He also demanded the with drawal of any Red army troop units in the U S sector Even before 7 pm 1 pm the deadline set by Howley the east Berlin Communists began to leave peacefully There was a 4minute delay at Wannscp in the U S sector where an estimated 500 Sovietcontrolled police and strikebreakers were en trenched Kcady for Trouble Ready for trouble west Berlin the naval mpfiical center and paroutlined gave no place for such cide at the hospital parly Sunday ticiilarly to Dr George N Rains timeconsuming issues as a lax scholastic year will be buried with military honorsfor the devoted care which they increase a new farm program The 21yenrold in Arlington National cemetery gave Jim economic controls arid civil rights Wednesday Rt Rev Wallace E i It would hsve been impossible legislation Marrantonio ALP N compcUrig health insurance billsitnke the country down thp So1 police had arrived there with Red rnnkling bishop of Ihe Episcopal for him tn havp recovered with the riiorese cf Chicago was named tc knowledge that he was ujider cin stant watih and I am sure that the risk in gradually dispensing with the wntrh essintial Jim Fni I cslal Jovfd Ihe navy We feel thnt the navy returned his affection in full measure and thnt tiiis was never more elearlv than in thp carp he received officiate at the service Mrs Forrpal in a letter tr retiring Secy the Navy 1 Sulhvfin sliil t elaxai nn o ihe clase Wlltru ivej hef hUStiiUul WilS essential hecause i would been impossible for him to have recovered with thp knnwlcrlsp that he was under constBiit waleh After a meeting1 of the senate off Democratic policy committee later Lucas vocied serious doubt there would be any attempt at this session in pfuss the prpsidpnts civil rights bill He said R bill to taiso the minimum national law o an hour ronld be passed quickly but indiratpd doubt for anv Austria na tives receipt of an atomic en ergy commisison fellowship net a recent congressional in quiry His frank admission lhat he is n Communist led to Tues days action by the university CommentirR on the hoards act inn KreiMidt said 1 dnnt know pxnotly what Im going lo do He added that his GI bPnp fiis run for another five Months Against recommittal were 120 Democrats and 43 Republicans Appeared in Control cialist party iinc on a national Cross nurses and stretcherbear basis j ers Yours is the socialized medicine The only snag developed at they are sponsoring Pepper is sponsoring the admini istrntions compulsory health in hill and not ours Pepper replied Priesterwag also in the U S sec The sponsors had appeared to be KUrance plan to financed i He said socialism gives people I tor where 37 Russian soldiers re in complete control throughout through pay roll deductions which i something out of thp public treas fused to leave by truck Thc rails ndminislration leadership eonury for nothing and that was the had been ripped up and the train ceded has no chance of passage at theory of Tafts nidtothopnor they had called could not move this session bill shorn They promised to leave Taft is sponsoring B bill under Taft PKtimaiod his plan would when the track was fixed which the government working cost up to SUHiOOd000 a year hut Tho last of an estimated 2000 Ihvoiiph the Mates would pay the he wouldnt guarnntpp that figure Soviet sector police and Coirmu premhims of poor people vho want He estimated the administration nist strikebreakers rammed in by to join voluntary private health lax would bring in about train by the Russians Saturday Tht text of Mrs Forreatalt let shall from navy hands at Rpttipsds We urn that would broadpn coverage and he planned to stay on inal hill would have killed ehall ftluSiVC cr rM t Of 111 I HTlHdr Inur 1 ivinnf Vi t ft TNnecnrrA be grateful under the wagehour law as a student complete control floor debate They beat down n spries of ampndments to trim raises for generals and tn give something extra to the rookie The hfnisr did approve nn amendment which would havp kept in effept for the duration of present enlistments wartime family allowances which the ong insurance plans 000000 a year to pay for mcdiaj j and enrly Sunday had departed six They argued the merits of the service fnr all people whether they hours after western uttt I opposing plans at a icnate labor i can afford it or not 1 maturn issued A i months after passage   

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