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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Mondij Throuih Friday WEATHER except showers wutheMt portion continued Detail on Pact M 69 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY JUNE 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Johnson Bares Plan To Alter Carriers Blames Russians for Necessity Of Million Expansion June 21 of Defense Louis Johnson called Russia an opponent of peace Tuesday and at j the same time announced plans for modernizing two aircraft carriers at a cost of This will give the United States eight carriers capable of launching the heavier types of postwar including light defense officials officials The navy already has launched planes capable of carrying atom bombs from its large Minces No Words Johnson minced no words in say ing that Russias noncooperative attitude is the reason this nation must keep a strong military or ganization in It was Johnsons first major policy speech since he took the top job in In his audi ence at the national war college Harry S Truman and o thrieghhffo cmfwy shrdlicmfw other high Johnson spoke ftt the graduation of among them Louis Truman of Kansas second cousin of the Johnson said Russia is des potic and conspirational and op posed to peaceful relationships in a free And he added this nation can not place too much faith in the atom Few Short Years Within a few short years we may witness the end of this area of atomic era whose end will be signaled by the ex plosion of some other nations Johnson From that day our advan tage in strategic bombing will not in monopoly possession of the atom but in our superior our production capacity and in the effectiveness arid quan tity of aircraft required to deliver those He said Russia believes inde pendent nations cannot live peace ably that people who do not gran the superiority of the collective state are enemies of human prog and that cooperation can not serve the interests of both thi Communist and nonCommunis Johnson mentioned the criticism that occurred when he canceled construction of a supercarrier de fense officials estimated woulc cost Services Unification He said some people had twistec this cancellation into a charge that defense officials are persecuting the He called this a cam paign against unification of the armed Saying he wanted to put an end to this charge of Johnson declared he in convinced of the need for carrier He also said there is no truth in reports he plans to do away with the marines and the navys air Then he went beyond his pre pared speech and announced the which he said had Trumans for moderniza tion of the two High defense officials said the which Johnson would have taken four years to They estimated existing carriers can be modernized in a year or 18 Work already has started on the modernization of a the ajid a the Three heavy Frank lin the Midway and the Coral modernized and in active Another Essex class the is urider construction on modernized It will be completed in SI5 MILLION Will Mint China Coins June 21 NYT Denver and Philadelphia mints have been ordered to coin worth of Sun Yat Sen dollars for the Chinese Nation Nellie Tayloe di rector of the revealed such a discrepancy has Launches TwoWay Lobby Probe June 21 UP and Defense Louis Johnson began investiga tions Tuesday into whether Wash ingtons influence lobbyists are collecting fat fees by claiming they can deliver government Johnson ordered a full dress in quiry in the military establishment and repeated his recent threat to drive out any broker who claims he can deliver government business through influence in high A senate committee headed by Clyde began looking into whether any federal employe is a party to such deal Jess Federal Works ad whose name was men tioned as a friend of one asked for still another investiga tion by the War Assets administra tion which he formerly He denied there was any agent in fluence in the sale of WAA sur The investigations were touched off by a copyrighted story in the York HeraldTribune assert ing that James a former army made deals to help usinessmen get government con for a Picture on page The story quoted one of Hunts Paul Grindle of Fram as saying Hunt boasted of Influence with such top government officials as John Harry military aide to Harry S Her man army quartermaster and The idea is that a Washington by claiming close friend Russ Blocked German Truman Asserts i f Mapping Program to Win Elections Young Republicans put heads together to work out program that will win Left to Philip ambitious son of a famous father ship with big names in high can impress an outoftown busi nessman with his important con New Uranium Toss Stirs House Probe June 21 CUP Brien McMahon said Tuesday his congres sional atomic energy committee is investigating an inventory dis crepancy at the Oak atomic plant but has found noth ing for the public to become alarmed The atomic energy com mission asserted flatly that no Abomb uranium islost at Oak The statements were prompted by a news dispatch International News Service which said the com mittee was looking into a uranium loss at Oak Ridge considerably arger than that discovered last winter at the national aboratory near Wont be Last About seveneighths of an ounce of uranium 235 was mislaid at and all but oneeighth Philip Willkie Urges Incentive Tax The Republican party should come out vigorously for in centive tax in the opin son of the ate Wendell Willkie and assist ant chairman of the young Re publican national convention which will open Thursday in New Byron midwest chairman of the Young Republicans Alex Florida Republican who says oneparty system In south breaking LEE VERSUS WARREN Governors Lock Horns Over Aid Slash house an Indiana state will be the chief speaker at a preconvention ses sion of western Young Republi cans Wednesday at 8 The said are demanding many social serv and rightly so in my But these services can be main tained only if a healthy and ex panding economy supplies income sufficient to support Discourages Incentive Our present tax I be is discouraging the creative ness and risktaking which pro vides new jobs and public reve An incentive tax system to encourage new business is ag im portant to the working man as it is to the For t is only an expanding economy that the working man can be guaranteed old age se protection against unem ployment and medical The people of Great Britain are dis covering that the social services cannot be delivered unless the economy will support Job For Experts Just what form the incentive tax program should Willkie is a job for tax But he thinks the GOP should take the lead in evolving such a Willkie modestly explained that he was elected to the In diana legislature from a district which always goes But an announcement from the national Republican senatorial committee in pointed out that he ran well ahead of his Alex former state representative from ar rived early to do some campaign He is a candidate foV na tional chairman of the Young Re publican COLORADO June 21 41st annual governors conference headed into its closing sessions Tuesday amid heated argument over whether the federal government should return more power to Participating on opposite sides of the debate were Utahs Bracken Lee and Earl Warren of Republican candidate for the vice presidency last Starts Debate Thomas Dewey of New who presided over a round table on statefederal touched off one of the debates when he read a proposal that the governors favor a 20 reduction in federal aid grants to See Page Column 4 has since been McMahon took note of the dis He expressed the view that the oatch as his committee continued ublic hearings into mismanage ment chargts which ATCrt trrrT trrT Hicklenlooper has WlLHELM S KIN wrought against atomic commis ion chairman David We have been conducting an investigation of an inventory dis crepancy at Oak McMahon This isnt the first time NAM Asks Cut Of Billion In Budget Junfe 21 UP National Association of Manufacturers Tuesday called for a cut in Harry S Trumans 1950 budget to avoid a tax increase that might in tensify the present business re Wallace association issued a statement out lining a budget calling for federal expenditures of in the fiscal year beginningJuly as compared with Trumans request for The NAM budget was pre sented as the Commerce depart ment reported the pace of busi ness activity continued to ease in Its office of business eco nomics said there was a general reduction in production and But it added that there still is a backlog of demand for equip ment and this is a major element of strength in the present busi ness Scott Lucas assailed a proposal by senate Republicans to pare spend ing 5 to 10 per cent below funds voted by The resolution was adopted orjg inally by a joint congressional an governors committee in Chicag last Dewey read it a Tuesdays session in answer to question posed by The Utahn had called for th states to demand the return o government to the people wh foot the He said he the conference to do something t aid the federal government i fighting a mounting tax problem Warren interposed that th conference already had gone or record two years ago in favor o federal grants for reclamation flood control and other programs Dewey countered that such fund were net the subject of discussion since they were designed for pro ects which eventually would repa the Warren called the argument o his running mate in the last pres idential election a distinction without a He said the question was whether the peopl should continue to go to the fed eral government for public fund or refuse to accept fed eral Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey repeated an earlier theme that the brakes would have to be put on mounting costs of gov ernment at state and federa Im Fearful Im fearful of the time when you wont be the governor will be in Washing the states bring an end to the mounting costs of gov ernment on all he Va Peterson of who sat on the committee which suggested the reduced federal aid last said the proposal was not blueprinted in He said it would be up to the gov ernors attending Wednesdays resolutions session to find a rea sonable Adlai Stevenson of Illi nois called for cooperation rather than hostility between levels of He said states must place their own houses in order before demanding greater auton omy and control of told the conference that Illinois had cut its governmental Units from to and that the number still is lnor do News of the emergency coinage for the Nationalists was revealed some employes of the think it will be the Hard to Tally He went on to point out that it is tremendously difficult to mint in Denver were called back j keep a letterperfect inventory at from their annual threeweek vaall times of the vast quantities of in the midst of the mints uranium which are from time to accounting j time in the form of liquids Moses superintendent and solids as they are processed of the Denver at first re1 at the i Inventory discrepancies within certain limits are bound to McMahon I personally be fused to divulge the nature of the work the men were called back for other than it was a small emergency because of what he called strict secrecy imposed by Ross disclosed in phone that the coinage was for the She said silver for the coins was being supplied by the Chinese gov German Princess Weds Texan June 21 Hohcnzollern princess who might have been the daughter of a German kaiser but for the fates of war turned her back on castles Tuesday and went honey mooning with an American in terior Princess granddaughter of old Kaiser became plain Clyde Harris of Ama She is going to live ina little later in a The blond princess and her lieve that the one we are looking j young businessman were married into now is not of the kind for the I in the 1000yearold story book American people to become a telealarmed castle here Tuesday before a whos who of Then they The commissions statement was drove off to a secret noneymoon issued jointly with the Carbide refuge somewhere in and Carbon Chemical which Both the bride and the groom operates the plant for the governi are They met when the good looking Harris was an army officer in It was and they corresponded when Harris re turned to the Harris had the competition of some royal swains but he won a direct descendant of Queen Victoria of was given away by 67yearold Crown Prince her Giv ing away the bride is not ordi narily a part of the German cere but it was a concession to American The crown prince dispelled any rumors that he frowned on his daughters not marrying a title when he arrived beaming and af Why bother with me I am just an old he said laugh Reports circulated that ho was trying to get legal title to the last Kaisers former home of exile at to present it to the We love said Prince Louis brother of the who once startled royalty by taking a job in the Ford Motor factory at Now he is head of an automobile agency at The couple officially became man and wife in a simple civil ceremony in thetower room of the Hohenzollern castle by Mayor Paul Binderief of This was only a to the more spectacular Protestant religious service that followed in the There they knslt before a can opied A refugee minister from the Reinhard Macholds read the service before a fashionably dressed party of nobility and Texas House Demos Favor Cut In Home Hill June 21 Cat House Democrats voted 147 to 8 in a party meeting Tuesday to support a trimmeddown version of Harry S Trumans big and controversial housingpro This means the bill will said Francis Walter who presided at the in the informal show of party 106 Democrats did not vote or did not attend the socalled Vote Reduction The Democrats who did vote de cided to trim the number of low rent public housing units in the bill from in seven as requested by to to be built in six This would cut down the annual federal subsidies involved from a maximum of a year to The senate voted a similar reduction in the units before it approved the bill two months ago by a 57 to 13 House approval would give Truman his biggest victory since congress convened in January for his domestic welfare Housing debate opens in th house Decisive vot ing may occur No effort was made at Tuesday1 caucus to bind the 261 house Dem ocrats to support the administra tion Eye Discipline Leaders earlier had discussei throwing in a binding resolution in an effort to put down an up rising among some southern mem bers opposing the They pri vately discussed possible disci which in party affair sometimes means loss of patron Walter described the caucus a a very harmonious for Democratic He explained that the 147 to vote was on the request of Demo cratic leader John McCormack for an informal vote on how man would support the measure if i is trimmed to public hous ing Acclaims Big 4 Progress On Treaty for Austria June 21 Harry S Truman declared Tuesday that Russias refusal to recognize the impor tant progress of the western powers in building a democratic western Germany had blocked agreement on German unification at the Paris foreign ministers The American delegation went to Paris with the serious intention of developing a construc tive program which would the for all of Ger the president and would safeguard the of all four powers in insuring that Germany would achieveits recon struction along peaceful and demo cratic The he sought a return to Potsdam and its sys which the Russians had ren dered unworkable by their misuse of the unlimited Bevin Describes Big 4 Meet As Peace Basis June 12 UP Foreign Ernest Bevin said Tuesday that the Big Four for eign ministers agreement of fered the basis for a real at tempt at understanding and world he put upon Rus sia the responsiblity for its suc cess or failure because Soviet good will is The value of the agreement will be found in how it is inter preted and how it si carried Bevin said on his arrival from in depends upon the development of better tolerance and a real attempt at The foundation has been laid and we must now proceed to build upon Ship Hits Mine In Channel 5 415 Safe June 21 Belgian seamen were killed but 415 passengers escapee unharmed Tuesday when the chan nel boat Princess Astrid struck a mine in the English channel and The seamen wore trapped in the engine room by searing jets of steam unloosed by the Their bodies went down with the Five other seamen were in ured by the The mine ore a hole in the ships under Rush to Scene Other channel boats and a light r rushed to the accident only four miles off the French coast ook the passengers and Women and children were res ued first as the Belgianowned rincess a regular chan el boat in the OstendDover scrv settled to a watery grave off James 56yearold pilot rom had his leg crushed etween the hull of the sinking essel and a rescue He was iding in the A spokesman for the line said he 415 passengers and 70 crew Tien were aboard when the Prin ess Astrid struck a mine that upposedly had been floating round treacherously since the I was in the engine room when ic explosion threw me on the said the chief Immediately the room was filled smoke and steam and water ngan pouring in from a hole in he Barely Time He said he had only time to icape and aVoid being scalded by oiling steam coming from the The passengers said there was no but some of the children board were frightened when rockery in the dining room to the The children an into the open screaming be ause of the the passengers Officers aboard the Princess aided by some of the pas organized the rescue oper All women and children were akcn aboard the Cap the rst to return to BIG 4 SPUR Soviet Eager To Wind Up Berlin Strike June 21 expressed a pointed desire Tuesday to end the monthlong Berlin rail way strike on the heels of the big four foreign ministers confer ence in Pavel So viet transport chief in an swering a letter of the Brit ish and French de clared none of the workers would be punished merely for walking off the Basis for Settlement An allied spokesman said this exchange might be a basis for settling the walkout which has completely halted interzonal rail shipments and west Berlin ele vated trains since May A spokesman for the striking AntiCommunist union how the workers were unlikely to look favorably on some of the statements made by Kvashnins statement came as ie Moscow press declared the agreement of the fourpower for eign ministers at their conference ended in Paris Monday should not be That agreement admitted in ability to settle broader ques tions in Germany but said the occupation authorities should con tinue in efforts to mitigate the division of especially in Block to Trade Kvashnin told the western com he believes the railway management will honor the prom ses it made in a compromise set lement plan 10 days Although the compromise offer had the official backing of the our the antiCommunist trikera rejected it by a sixtoone a week They turned it own in an expression of distrust f Russia when the Sovietcon rolled press launched a lastmin ite campaign calling the strikers Overlook ProgreM They he to recognize the important progress which has been made in western Germany since At the same time the chief ex ecutive acclaimed the progress which the foreign ministers of the United Britain and France made in ironing out dis agreements in the way of com pleting an Austrian He declared We have reason to hope that before the end of the year the treaty may be In Truman the results of the Paris including the solid front main tained by the three western pow ers in dealing with re veal he correctness of American foreign Asks Firm Support He called for adherence to policies with calmness and deter asthe only sure road to the establishment of conditions in the worfd where peace and free dom can live and Wednesday the secretary will report to the senate foreign rela tions and Thursday he will appear before the house com mittee on State department officials said that he had no scheduled radio broadcast to the He will have a news conference Thursday Gets Acheson Report The president started off his statement by saying that Acheson had given him daily reports on the foreign ministers meeting and now had made a final The statement covered these major points Austria The objective of completing a treaty whichwill re store Austrias unity and inde pendence is at last in and the American government whole heartedly welcomes the results of the conference on a result of deadlock between the western powers and Russia on German uni real progress for the uni fication and its peo ple was Eases Berlin Tension What was accomplished was a working designed to ease ttie solution of trade and other daytoday problems in a Germany which remains divided between east and The at tack on these problems is to be made through consultation among the occupation Western president said that Acheson had informed him of the close cooperation and understanding among the United Britain and France during the and I take much satisfaction in Foreign president declared that the Paris meeting showed the correctness of Amer ican policies presumably the stand against the spread of com and the pushing forward of such measures as the Marshall plan and the Atlantic He said the nation must continue these policies with calmness and Typhoon Sweeps Over Scores 1000 Missing June 22 of the most destruc ive typhoons in the history of apan began to blow itself out uesday leaving hundreds dead and up to 1000 One of the worst tragedies oc urrcd when the Aoba Maru sank the windlashed inland sea with 2 passengers and a crew of 42 The Moji marine safety oard said all hands were This brought to nearly 200 the umber of confirmed Earlier press reports placed he fatalities at up to 82 and lamed the heavy toll in dead and nissing on the unexpectedness ith which the typhoon rolled in nd Tuesday catching apancsc families in their beds nd washing hundreds of homes nto the Hardest hit were Kyushu and Shikoku Reports thus far indicated no allied or American personnel were among the missing or The 3000ton cement freighter Seichyu Maru reported it rescued a 20yearold Richard who was picked up float ing among wreckage in the inland sea of Davies was quoted as saying the vessel on which he was en route from Takaham to Kyushu and di rectly in the path of the sank one minute after water began pouring through the vessels He said he was the only American aboard the re portedly the 600ton Aoba carrying 82 passengers and 48 Skies were clearing over Tokyo Wednesday morningand no serious damage was expected from justs along the fringe the
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