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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Ttuouch fridiy alt 63 SALT LAKE THURSDAY JUNE WEATHER Mostly fair Thursday aid Detalfe 01 14 PRICE FIVE CENTS West Ministers Urge End to Berlin Strike Anxious for Vishinsky to Promise Russ Wont Seek Retaliations June 15 a hastily called meeting at the French foreign office Wednesday the western reprej sentatives pressed Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky for a quick settlement of the Berlin railway strike through a i promise by Soviet authorities not to retaliate against the was expected to involve an other exchange with The ministers in secret sessions have been trying hard to wind up their council here with a blockadefree MINDSZENTY Release Seen For Prelate June 15 UP Hungarian Communist chief Matyas Rakosi has indicated his willingness in principle to re lease Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty from prison a Roman uatho lic church source said Theodore Cardinal archbishop of termed completely without reports that Cardinal Midszenty slated for Rakosi was said to have ex plained his position by saying the cardinal is no longer dangerous to us and his release might actual ly serve as a propaganda a prospective revival of eastwest and an agreement to complete soon the long pending treaty for Hard Bargaining Bargaining has been long and hard and is to be resumed at a se cret session It was said authoritatively that no final de cisions on any major issue had yet taken Few would predict that the council would fulfill its schedule by finishing its negotiaj tions by Thursday although Foreign Ernest Bevin was re ported to be determined to go to Luxembourg Friday morning for a meeting of the foreign ministers of the five Brussels pact That meeting is slated for The cardinal would be permitted to j in all but French circles there seek medical care or exile in the Was notable pessimism Wednesday night regarding the completion by The Catholic source who declined to be quoted by said Rakosi recently discussed the Mindszenty issue with several trusted parliamentary officials and told them that in principle we dont object to Mindszentys re lease from prison in the near fu ture to permit him to stay in a sanatorium or to seek pxile in a western Trial Coplon Judge Bans Atom Angle June 15 Defense questions about secret atomic data were blocked by j shouted government objections j Wednesday as Edward Con atomic testified in the Judith Coplon espionage Thursday or a later day of any agreements sufficiently substan tial to justify the nearly four weeks that the foreign ministers have spent here with out their Inexplicable OptiiAism Members of the United States delegation said that the secret which diplomats always contend permit more rapid prog have proved as fruitless as the open sessions and were more j since the public might be led to believe something was being To these observers Foreign Min ister Robert Schumans profession of optimism appeared except on the assumption that he might be thinking chiefly of hos tile groups in the chamber of deputies and was seeking to dem onstrate that he was doing best to come to terms with the Soviet Alludes to Meet Schuman told his cabinet Wednesday that there was reason to hope for some result from talks on the Austrian treaty and 00 with the Big Four foreign Miss a former Justice mimsters come to department is expected j ment on it by House Vote Okehs Bill To Hike Military Pay TH Provisions Win Approval of Senate June 15 senate wrote three TaftHartley provisions into the administrations labor bill Wednesdayin an attempt to make it more palatable to bipartisan Denies Shakeup in Justice Department Tom Clark left confers with Charles president of General Electric as they appear before house committee to testify on civil rights Earlier Clark blasted as ridiculous reports that Edgar FBI had resigned during argument over to take the stand as her own star witness chief of the of the foreign ministers council Bureau of played the role ot a virtually silent witness in the crossfire between federal attorneys and defense counsel Archibald Again and Palmer tossed questions at Condon about the use of Geiger geophones and other equipment in atomic Defense Gets Xowhere The defense lawyer got Every time Palmer asked sunn a Prosecutor John Kel ley leaped snapped to his feet and Objection That has nothing to do with the guilt or innocence of the Judge Albert 75year old visiting jurist from Kansas Clark Brands Hoover Rift As Ridiculous June 15 NYT published story that Edgar Hoover had resigned as head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation because of use of confidential F B J files in the Judith Coplon Wednesday was denounced as ridiculous by Tom Charles press secretary to Harry S said such a report was news to the White I use news in the broadest who recently observed his 25th anniversary as F BI remained His aids said that all the talking would be done by When the attorney general was asked if Hoover had of fered to or indicated such a Clark answered with an emphatic Attracts Wide Attention The report of the published in the Washington attracted attention It is known that Hoover ob jected to use of his secret files Clark left an im portant meeting at Des Moines to hurry back to Washington a few days Material from the intro duced in the Coplon provided grist for several page one One document sought to link such figures as Fredric March and Ed ward well known ac with the Communist June 151 The FBI emphasized that it would Hungarian Workers vouch for the authenticity of This apparently was an allusion to the contemplated next session it has been should be in New York in Septem Schuman insisted that the mere meeting ofthe council signified a relaxation of tension was a step in advance since it would fa cilitate further Copyright by Times Hungary Reds Two CAMPING TECHNIQUE MIA Opens Conference With Canyon Session THURSDAYS SCHEDULE WMIA camp Jordan park 10SO 8th 10 and 2 writers general board room 50 and Kingsbury hall Univer sity of Utah It adopted by voice vote compromise amendments which Heralding the 50th annual con ference of the Young Mens and Young Womens Mutual Improve ment Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday preconfer ence events began Wednesday with a YWMIA camping conference at Tracy Boy Scout wigwam in Mill Creek The program Wednesday was planned to demonstrate techniques relating to overnight oneday outings will be con sidered at the Y W MI A day camp institute beginning at at Jordan 1050 8th Writers Conference A daylong conference for pres ent and potential writers for the Improvement monthly L D S also will be held Thurs day with general sessions at 10 Communist party Wednesday kicked out Laszlo who rose from schoolteacher to foreign the Resignation Reported City presiding at the j and demanded the crushj The article stated that Hoover sustained the prosecution each ring of imperialist agents with reported to have submitted iron i his resignation to Clark It had been brought out earlier in the trial that on the night she was arrested in New last March Miss Coplons purse con An official party bulletin said during heated showdown on Tibor Hungarian another leading toplevel Justice department pol Communist was ousted The report further mentioned t the party along with a rumor of the supposed resigna tained extracts of an F BI report They were called spies of foreign and spoke of authoritative saying the Russians were eager to imperialist powers and Trotsky reports of the attitude taken by lav hands of ments in measuring atomic bomb j The ouster announcement partly ments in measuring j dispelled the cloud of secrecy peared before a house committee which had hung over the Rajk to testify on civil rights legisla He recently i The attorney a sup ments in measuring Geiger counters are used to de tect the presence of deadly but invisible atomic Wont Summon Actors Blocked at every turn in his examination of Condon and Harold forr mer secretary of the j Palmer announced in disgust that j he would no longer seek to bring r Hollywood movie stars Fredric Edward Mel vyn Douglas and others as wit Their names had come up in the various F BI documents introduced in the I whose was mentioned in one of the FBI was permitted to answer oniy one i You are the wife of the Later Clark ap without from his post of minister of foreign porter of such took ad vantage of the occasion to renew Buyers Wary Of Survey Notes June Federal Reserve board survey hinted Wednesday night that peo ple are as willing and able to buy as now they to be sure the price is Some real plus good neat styling and lower might straighten out the kink in the nations the report Heres what the survey of buy ers showed and persons intend to buy cars this Thats a great er number than in Television as many people are in the television mar The communique did not say acquaintanceship with Charles ket as tnere were year and in the general board room at 50 Regis tration will be held at at the same luncheon is scheduled for noon in the Lion House social 63 and seminars will be Con ducted at 2 at 50 Session Speakers Speakers at the morning writ ers session will include Carl ton head of the Utah State Agricultural college school of fine arts John business manager of the Improvement and Marba as sociate editor of the Doyle assistant man aging will discuss programs and problems of the Afternoon seminars will consider the feature with Jua nita as chair man and Thomas Cheney of Uie Brigham Young and Winnifred Salt Lake as discussants conducted by and the short conducted by William Mulder of the University of Utah English Editor Slates Talk John member of the L D S council of twelve apostles and Improvement Era ed will speak at the afternoon general session on differences be tween Era needs and those of other Final event Thursday will be two performances of the drama festival in Kingsbury hall on the XJniver sity of Utah Included in the presentation will be excerpts from a stake typical road show acts and a oneact The first performance will be at the second at Actual conference sessions are scheduled Saturday and Sunday with general sessions the first and last days in the Salt Lake tabernacle and departmental meetings Saturday in various would Make it an unfair labor prac tice for unions as well as em ployers to refuse to bargain col Guarantee free speech for employers as well as The national labor relations board would have to limit findings of unfair labor practices in connec tion with the guarantee to state ments containing re wards or threats of Require Financial Reports Requiring employers and employer associations to file financial reports before they can use NLRB The senate but did not vote the fourth and final requirement that unions and management both file nonCommunist and nonFascist affidavits to be eligible to use board The sponsored by a group of bipartisan were aimed at picking up support for the administrations bill which would scrap the TaftHartley law in favor of a modified version of the old Wagner The only opposition came from a few prolabor Democrats who believe the administration bill should be passed without The critical tests will come later in votes on proposals by Robert Taft co author of the present which would keep 22 of its provisions in force and make 27 perfecting what actually had happened General Electric presi Rajk and I also a Senate Group Orders Probe Of Gasoline Price Boosts June 15 investigation of gaso line price increases was ordered Wednesday by a senate committee whose staff reported the average motorist is paying S40 more year for gas than in Chairman Burnett announced i the senate banking committee will begin a public inquiry satd June He said the hearings will deal with gasoline price hikes throughout the It will be the first of a series of probes by the com mittee into the spread between producer and consumer prices for various The committee put out a staff report which said the American Automobile has estimated gasoline price in creases during the past three years are costing motorists about a The report said Since the average motorist uses about 650 gallons of gasoline a 6c increase in gasoline prices during the past three years means aside from any increase in the average motorist is now paying a year more for the same amount of gasoline than he paid in the spring of Production Catches Up household appliances ArlinStOII and the like Production has CMO TT G caught up with the Butj HonOTS even here there is only a small Heres How Bill Would Affect Service Men June 15 raises provided in basic army pay rates as pro vided in the bill passed Wednes day by the house to to private first to to to sergeant first to master to Warrant officer first grade to warrant officer second grade to Second lieutenant to first to to to lieutenant to to briga dier to major lieutenant gen eral and to HANFORD PLANT Thomas Straddles Fence Taft urged approval of all the compromises saying ac ceptance would enable the senate move along his more con troversial Chairman Elbert Thomas Utah of the labor committee whose name is on the administra tion refused to say whether he favored or opposed the com promise Challenged by Taft to take a stand for or against the first Thomas said only If it is offered in the spirit of the TaftHartley it is distaste If it is offered in the spirit of the Wagner it deserves serious Members of the senate should vote their own he il Million Fire Sweeps Industry Hub June is Wednesday roared through a threeblock industrial leaving in its wake damage estimated at and send ing four persons to The blaze raced through 12 including lumber steel fabricating a j viewed the estimates Solon Claims AEC Guilty Of Cost Hike June 15 Wt Eourke Hickenlooper Wednesday cited a secret re port criticizing the Atomic En ergy commission for failing to heed signals on the sky rocketing cost of a plutonium Plutonium is an element used in making atomic Hammering away at his charges that the nations atomic program suffered incredible mismanage ment under AEC Chairman David Hickenlooper told a senatehouse committee List of Charges The AEC didnt even know that the estimated cost of the Hanford plant had soared from to until a commission member made a rou tine trip there early in Work on the plant started in It is being constructed by General Electric under a cost plus profit The A E Cs own review in a secret 43page found that a lack of planning and mistakes boosted the cost of Hickenlooper quoted the report aa saying the commission should have seen danger signals in constantly rising cost esti mates and it does not appear that any AEC representative re Raises Range From 3 To 37 Top June 15 WP compromise bill to increase the pay of the armed passed the house Wednesday and went to the It was approved on voice vote after supporters had fought off five attempts to trim increases proposed for top ranking com manders and cut sharply the bo nuses paid for flight and sub marine Individual raises in the bill would range from about 3 for the next to lowest enlisted rank up to approximately 37 for gen erals and admirals and two high enlisted Bills Cost Totaled The bill wouid add about to defense costs in its first full fiscal year of This would decrease to a year after The new pay if the passes the senatein would go into effect 1 this For the first time since the entire pay four star admirals down to rookies and boots in the rear get a Allowances that have been added over the years to base pay would be chopped away or greatly re The bill would apply to all the uniformed services The air coast marine coast and geodetic the public health the serves of all the national guard and the air national NewRetirement It would revise dlssbiUty retirement systems for all the serv the first enlisted men with less than serv ice could retire of physi cal disabilities Both and men would have option of retiring on the basis of their ability or their length of service The bill the product of houses second tussle the hot subject of raising the salaries of generals and admirals The first it sent the bill to its Were you ever a Communist Palmer next Object Kelley said the Iclics Silenced The usually voluble who has called certain phases of the FBI reports a was left almost speechless amid the bar race of government You are farmer Palmer By replied the former RooseveltTruman cabinet who hss n farm in nearby Mary Ship Blast Victims is UP The remains of 248 men who died when an explosion ripped an ammunition ship into shreds durinc the war were buried The survey of consumers was In decline in demand from Homes More than i families said they expect to buy new homes even though there i wont be that many built this i The board admits there may a gimmick in its coal company and smaller busi Ten firemen suffered minor injuries but remained on duty after emergency first aid The blaze broke out in a pile of Underdry lumber on False creek and quickly spread to ad joining A strong wind carried a hail of sparks to scrap paper two blocks from the center of the Aid All available firemen were dis patched to the leaving the city of with skeleton fire Fireboats poured tons of water into the flaming A 3000ton stockpile of coal was destroyed before the flames were Fire of through March At that there were some factory though not so numerous then as j Military chaplains and clergy men of five faiths read burial It may be that some of the peo ple talking new car or new home have since changed their Another check next month will test the accuracy of the Awfully Optimistic The survey research center of the University of Michigan made the study for the And board economists said to it seemed awfully by the dont oxpect any great price Most of them thought the price lowering would be Only 5rr looked for prices to drop a lot lower this services over the 52 caskets in the largest group burial for a military cemetery In the United j The 193 coast guard crewmen of the 54 army men and one public health officer who were aboard were killed when the navy cargo ship Serpens exploded ac cidentally while loading ammu nition off Lunga Guadal Hundreds of relatives of the dead gathered about the rec tangle of flagdraped coffins in the World War II section of Arlington for the ficials late Wednesday night were still playing streams of water on the smouldering Three trucks loaded with in flammable excelsior burst into sending a shower of sparks over the Thirty mile an hour winds whipped the blaze to a fan ning the flames into a sheet of fire within Four Suffer Hurts Requiring hospital treatment were Fire who ran a nail through his foot John 63 George and Knute a houseboat was rescued from a exhausted and with his clothes He set out on the raft shortly before the flames destroyed his small water front Police removed him from the by Cites Cost Reports There was no clear under standing in General Electric or the Atomic Energy commission as to whose responsibility it was to han dle cost the review boards report Before Hickenlooper cut loose See Page Column S armed services committee for fur ther The second bill carries generally lower increases for most ranks than the first It would cost about less a Favored Low Ranks In both the house re fused amendments by Pat Sutton and Fur colo to cut the heav iest raises to Junior officers and enlisted men and to ex tra flight and submarine pay for high ranking The bill would pass out approxi mately in to all This would be offset by re ductions in hazard pay and various Family voted for en listed men during the war when family men were being would be continued through cur rent They would cease altogether after July Incentives Kept The extra a month paid to doctors and dentists would be continued as a temporary incen tive to attract them to the Flight and submarine duty bo nuses are now 50 of base pay for all The bill would substitute for this a scale running from 30 a month to for enlisted For the range would be from a month for second lieutenants and ensigns up to for navy and COMBAT LEWIS STRATEGY Probe of Coal Czar Plan Ordered by Solon Group June 15 senate banking com mittee Wednesday ordered an investigation of a reported plan to set up czar in the coal Willis Robertson who requested the investi said that the United Mine Workers chief John president of the Frick Coke a subsidiary of apparently is trying to set up a coal czar in the person of Harry United States Burnet Maybank will head the Bubcom with Robertson The hearings will begin next Robertson told reporters that the subcommittee will hear from coal operators who are afraid the czar scheme would subject them to the same type of monopolistic control now exercised over the apparently by authority of He said they feared this czar might become the sole negotiator in the event of contract disagreements between the operators and the UM Some labor sources saw in the new czar plan a bid by the northern coal operators to combat Lewis divide and conquer Picture on page   

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