Salt Lake Tribune, July 13, 1949

Salt Lake Tribune

July 13, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 13, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermotintaiu Network Station KALL Monday Throutb Friday WEATHER Partly cloudy Continued Details on Pagt 27 90 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY JULY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Steel Turns Down Truman Strike Plan Bethlehem Join Fight To Follow TH Act Blueprint July 12 Harry S Truman tried to avert a steel strike without using the TaftHartley aot Tuesday but the Steel flatly rejected the j The president asked both sides to continue operations for BO days beyond the Saturday strike until i while a special board studied the dispute and made recommenda Benjamin Steel wired the president that the TaftHartley act is ap1 Reuther Trounces 13 Newsmen Die in India 35 Killed in Plane Crash plicable to the present that it does not permit boards to make and that we are unwilling to go outside of that Bethlehem Follow Republic Steel and Beth lehem Steel joined Steel in rejecting the presidents Both echoed big steel in decrying any factfinding board not set up in conformance with the TaftHartley Youngstown Sheet Tube promised its answer j Meantime word came from Pitts burgh that Jones Laughlin Steel telegraphed the president it agree to continue operations during the 60day period he j Richard These developments threw the Latest unofficial count showed Pilot Radios Of Fight 14 Injured Left Wingers For Third Term July 12 UP Reuther won a land slide victory over an impotent leftwing opposition Tuesday for reelection to his third term aes president of the powerful CIO United Auto Workers Delegates to the U A Ws 12th national convention also swept back into office Reuthers in cumbant team of international They were secretary Emil and vice John Livingston and steel labor crisis into tingling un Tingling Crisis These developments threw the steel labor crisis into tingling un Government officials had nursed high hopes that the CIO steel workers union and the major stee companies would agree to co Concerning Fairless a White House aid said Tuesday night No It was not known immediately whether the union now would con tinue its strike plan or whether it would decide to postpone the strike regardless of the companys Philip president of the had said earlier that the steelworkers would decide Wednesday whether to accept the presidents Ignored Controversy The president ignored the bit terly controversial injunction pro cedures of the TaftHartley a law which he has been busily try ing to wipe off the Those procedures can be used whenever the president believes that a stop page imperils the national health or Instead he sought to settle the deadlocked wageandpension dis pute by voluntary rough ly in line with his own proposals lor dealing with national strike The Fairless telegram was made public by the Washington office of the which is the pace setter for the industry in labor Though Fairless didnt say it in so many his message ap parently meant that If the presi dents factfinding board were set the company would refuse to cooperate with Fourth Round In our said the question of whether this na tion is to have a fourth round of wage increases or other increased labor costs at this time should not be determined on the basis of the recommendations of such a board as you He said that if a botrd is deemed the procedures should follow the TaftHartley Under Trumans a threeman board would make its recommendations by And he asked the CIO steel workers union and the big basic steel companies to continue opera lions with present wages and conditions for 60 days Reuther already had achieved a majority of 4453 The opposition candidate put up by a leftwing Grant of had polled only 303 Dulles Favors Arms Pact As Red Curb July 12 UP John Foster Dulles making his maiden speech to the senate said Tuesday that ratification of the 12nation anti Communist treaty is still urgently needed to hold Communist ag gression in despite the lull in cold war Replying pointbypoint to an attack on the treaty Monday by Robert Taft the newly appointed New York sen ator said it will rather than the risk of War with Russia which at times has been perilously Vandenberg Second Arthur Vandenberg like Dulles a top GOP spokesman on foreign sided with the New Yorker in an argu ment that saw Taft flushed with irritation at The clash of leading Republi cans was touched off when Dulles said it was preposterous to in terpret the 12nation antiCommu nist pact as a blank check to provide arms for who had assailed the treaty Monday on grounds it would com mit this country to a costly lend lease immediately rose to the In a voice rising with he demanded to know whether Dulles would vote for a reservation specifying that ratification of the pact carries no moral or other obligation to arm Remains Calm i who remained unruffled LOS July 12 Minutes after the pilot radioed word of a terrific fight a nonscheduled 046 airliner crashed and exploded in flames Tuesday in the ruggec Santa Susana kill ing 35 Fourteen other persons miracu lously were still alive nine hour after the big twinengine plane plowed into a peak at about the 1800 foot Varying Accounts Passengers gave varying ac counts of the fight between two men which started about an hour and a half before the plane was due to land at Long What happened during 25 hectic minutes between the pilots call for police aid and the crash was a mystery that civil aeronautics investiga tors were probing Everybody was because we had a very rough very said a Judy She said the fight did not ast long and was stopped by a stewardess who reseated the away from each Shortly before the crash the plane headed into a fog passengers Told to Quit Standard Airlines of Long operator of the re cently had been ordered by the Hvil Aeronautics board to get out of business next week for regulation Bits of baggage and air craft were strewn over a 400foot area on the boulder and mesquite roughened mountain An other 175 feet and the plane would have cleared the top of the Deputy Coroner Frank Watkins said that his crew removed 30 definite bodies and probably fragments of Two were removed earlier to Los Angeles county Two persons died en route or at Standard officials said at first their passenger list showed 48 But a recheck showed there were Burned condition of the bodies made identification a slow Report to Tower The crash occurred at about 25 minutes after pilot Roy former American and Royal Canadian air forces reported to the control tower at Lockheed Burbank Two of the passengers started fighting over I want police at the airport at Burbank and I want one of the men ar See Page Column 1 working conditions tor ou uays guage lixes a common respo beyond this bility on all past members The president still has the Taftj build up their military throughout the replied I slowly that he would not vote for such a reservation because it probably would force renegotia tion of Vandenberg stepped in with the observation that the treaty lan guage fixes a common responsi to Hartley act to fall back if ho later chooses to use and if he believes the national health or safety is George Malone charged the pact would de prive congress of its constitutional i power to declare CALLS SOVIET HAND Dispatches Food Convoy To Foil Blockade of Berlin July 12 army dispatched an unarmed food convoy toward Berlin Tues day to foil the latest Russian at tempt to cut supplies to the The food convoy of 60 vehicles escorted by military police left Giessen in the American zone while allied commanders protested the latest Soviet restrictions on truck A similar convoy will be sent each The Russians have restricted all truck traffic from western Ger many to one route along the Auto bhan from and were doing their best to slow it up From 200 to 300 trucks wore lied up nt where only four trucks an to The convoy hour are allowed described as a lancllift to match the famous due to spend the night at Kassel Tuesday night and reach the Helmstedt checkpoint Wednos Defense Unity Bill Stalls ln Gag Row July 12 UP Louis Johnson was accused of muzzling wit nesses in the impending B36 bomber probe Tuesday in a bitter house armed services committee fight which resulted in shelving the new unification The dispute spread quickly to the senate where Chairman Millard Tydings of the senate armed services committee threat ened to hold up action on the houseapproved mili tary pay raise bil until the unifica tion act is Death of Bill The house committee voted 13 to 12 to put aside the senatepassed Ambulance Moves Injured From Scene Several persons Injured in the crash of a non svhcdulccl airliner near Santa Siisana pass are loaded into an ambulance for removal to a hos In background the smoldering wreckage of the plane lies on the rocky Passengers reportedly started a fight before the Tourist 10 Injured as Truck Collide at Yellowstone Xritmne Leased Wire YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL July woman tourist was fatally injured and 10 others suffered injuries in collision of a Yellowstone park bus and a arge oil tanker about 28 miles south of here Tuesday at Yellowstone Park officials re ported the name of the victim atally injured was Frederick Her husband and a son were among those officials Second Car The bus and tanker were two of our vehicles involved in the acci which occurred at the south end of Gibbon approxi mately 30 miles northeast of West Other vehicles involved were a second park bus and a passenger Four other buses in the park bus caravan were not in in the accident but were held up until the highway was Victims Treated Park officials listed the injured as follows I Carl sonj of the injuries undeter mined Samuel fractured right knee and lacerations to left eye her Samuel shock John San severe lacerations and bruises his John cuts and bruises Kamlin injuries un determined and Anton 54 fractured rib Jack Park officials said the bus tanker collision followed a minor accident involving another bus and a passenger The bus and pas senger car collided on a curve when the passenger car apparent ly The collision forced the bus off the shoulder of the highway and over a fivefoot As a second bus in the caravan approached the accident scene and was loading passengers from the first bus the oil owned by the Kewitt Construction and driven by Frank glanced off the ditched bus and struck the bus being loaded with The impact overturned the sec ond and the tanker landed astraddle the overturned said park Three of four of the passengers were beneath the bus for some time before using hydrau lic jacks carried by the buses and other heavy equipment from were able to raise the Union Pacifics southbound Yel lowstone due to leave West Yellowstone for Salt Lake City at was held for 20 minutes to permit the busses involved to clear the accident scene and make the train The accident was described as unprecedented in the Despite heavy travel at this few accidents occur within Yellowstone National park because speed limits are rigidly Highway are patrolled at all Son Escape The husband of Retten and another Paul escaped Driver of the passenger a was Dewey transportation agent for the Yel lowstone Park officials re skidded on brief rain had Dockmen Defy Kings Stay off Jobs By WILLIAM RICHARDSON July 12 f t sands of defiant labor unionistswet confronted the government withlmmcdlatcly Precefled or was m Posti formerly of the Atlanta the threat of a major crisis Tucsiprogress tllc I Journal day night by refusing to handle iwhlch occurred at land International News srnnrts rnmmprl hu Driver of the 1 bus was Vincnnt San Fr 32 Others Perish Aboard Liner July 12 American news respondents flying home from a sixweek tour of Indonesia per ished Tuesday in a plane One of them was a The crash killed a total of 45 A 14th the New York public relations man who sponsored the Indonesian tour in cooperation with the Dutch was among the Their big K L M Royal Dutch airlines Constellation was circling in a monsoon rain in an attempt to land at Santa Cruz 15 miles north His car of when it crashed and burned on 800foot high Ghatko par about four miles to the Familiar Bylines The bylines and broadcasts of the correspondents were familiar o thousands of readers and lis Among them were two Pulitizer prize The Amer ican consulate listed them radio commentator for W O New formerly with International News Philadelphia Public Chicago Sun and Newark Morning a war corre spondent in Europe and North a Pulitzer prize winner in Burton Newspaper Enterprise formerly of the Associated New York and Free a winner of the 1939 Pulitzer prize for domestic Started in Northwest Charles foreign ed tor of the Christian Science Mon formerly of the Detroit Portland Oregon City Enterprise and Astoria Evening Miss Elsie director of womens religious and educational programs for Mutual Broadcasting formerly with New Yorker magazine and House Nat Chicago Daily formerly with the Boston a veteran reporter of South European and United Nations affairs whose reporting was cited last May by Sigma Del ia national journalistic fra as the outstanding work of the Times Staffer Bertram Dyer Wash ngton staff of the New York formerly of the Associated ress and Re William Scripps Howard Newspaper a correspondent in Europe and John Time mag formerly ot the New York Associated Evening News and Daijy George radio commentator for K G formerl y with the China ress and Shanghai Times and Saturday Evening Post and Santa Senti author of the Behind j Iron Thomas Washing ton staff of Business Week mag Fred Denver ormerly with the Portland Ore fonian and United Veteran Writers All James Houston George Moorad Listed with 14 newsmen on illfated James Branyon Reported on casualty list in tragic goods removed by troops from strike bound ships under a royal stateofomergency Vincent San Fran Erwm Driver of 2 cisco Formerly with the bus was Clyde Albert Jim Associated United Two thousand meat handlers at Mier was drivin 3 bus which New York the great Smithfield disihad Pu whh tributing center for greater don and all southeast I Loniwas loaciinK passengers from the respondents and lclitched 1 Officials said publisher Two other members of the cor William publisher of the Arizona Terp MerangoVallev Cal tn touch no provisions unthe mPact from the oil tanker Star at and Dorothy juries unclertermined Ruth Hang loafRrl hv knocked the 2 bus back onto Brandon of the New York Herald Plane Disaster Grieves Dutch THE The July crash of the KLM plane in which 13 Amer ican newspapermen returning from a Dutchsponsored junket to Indo nesia lost their is a national Premier Willem Drses said in commemorative services Tuesday in the Dutch The presidents of both the low er and upper chambers also ex pressed sympathy for the relatives of the victims of the which occurred near Dutch with special editions about the pointed out that almost all stories by the American VMW Workers unification bill until it completes Atlrifl Tlnrti the B36 scheduled NonConformist EVERYBODY JUMPY to begin late this i Some members said the decision means the death of the unification bill at this The action was taken after waited would Flane Purchases day American authorities James Van Zandt R Pa and to sec how the Russians j Dcwey Short disclosed eacL j that Johnson had ordered top mili It was recalled that when theory and naval officials to clear Russians began imposing their j their testimony on the B36 invest total blockade degree by degree gation with his office in advance last summer certain military gov ernment circles pressed for a mili tary convoy to No convoys were dispatched last year although detailed plans forj Vul tee Aircraft which makes sending escorted supply trucks to Berlin were forwarded to Wash ington at the The plans re portedly were vetoed at a high governmental July 12 coal mine worker who wanted to work more than three days a to the United Mine Workers reported he was attacked by a mob of 50 men while on his way to the The attack occurred Friday Thomas Warneli told Short asserted that ai sheriffs The executive of the union no onc in tnn I were not on the plane were very favorable of tugmen and bargemen 3 bua was See Page Column 7 I policy towards decided Tuesday night to instruct its 3800 key men not to work at any place where troops are em Hundreds of truck drivers who move meat between ship and mar ket indicated they would boycott food which troops Fifteen additional ships were I tied up Tuesday by the strike of dockers who refuse to touch any Canadian vessel because of a strike of Canadian newspapermen Dutch former director of the Consolidated the is the man most con a war veteran and falher of two swore out warrants Monday against 11 cerned in the probe of the airj eight of whom have been forces decision to cut back arrested and charged with as chases of other types of planes and sault with intent to buy a large number of the sixj The army said Wednesday thatengine intercontinental the convoy was carrying supplies Tile house ordered the B36 in for the Berlin military in quiry several weeks ago after Van U M army garrison He said his assailants are em ployes of the mine where he works and members of the Survivors Recount Fight Aloft LOS July 12 j apparently keep everything from falling on At the 2700 soldiers and sailors tried to do the work of dockers who are now Thus Britains labor government was faced with its most embar rassing industrial tieup in its four years of The crisis began when dockworkers refused to un load two struck Canadian Tuesday troops worked on load Scrambled stories of frayed nerves j Another man turned to him and and a fist fight aboard a doomed how are you this morn airliner were told Tuesday by ing Then suddenly he hit the survivors after the plane crashed in the mountains north of One of the more coherent ac man who was smoking right in the They grappled for a moment ant then a stewardess counts came from Judy separated them and put them in Long With j seats some distance arms and legs swathed in band After everybody was nor Frost lay on a hospital Irnal until the lights came on tell bed and attempted to remember i ing us to fasten our seat what had i That was only two or three min ing as well as unloading strike1 About an hour or an hour and utes before the bound j a half before the she The stewardess had just gone At least 127 ships were tied up j two men in seats in front of me i through the checking to eight othersjgot in an argument and one of j see that all seat belts were fast only food for thciZandt said he had heard ugly re in the former Gerj ports about the bomber purchase mid he I man capital would be Warneli saitl ho was dragged from a kicked and beaten on the head and by the strike and were j No violence was expected since the kings proclamation specifi cally prohibits interference with them hit the ened and had come back to talk Everybody was jumpy because to me when the plane we had had a very rough I knew what was happening very WiLU i Wl the troops or any form of One of the men was smoking hut I couldnt force myself to be lieve I put my hands up to There were bodies tumbling about and people I waa sitting three seats from the rear exit and started crawling along the belly of the plane to get I made it and stumbled Caren actress daugh ter of and Lewis Morris of Los was quoted by her parents as saying one man awoke from a dream and struck the man next to With the plane went into a bank of I felt as though I was at a cocktail party and the next thing I knew there was an unidentified woman dragging me from the plane into a I heard screams and there were people lying on the Then plane ;

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