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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 16, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intcrmountain Network Station HALL Monday Throneh Cab WEATHER Continued warm Saturday afternoon showers over Details on Page 27 93 SALT LAKE SATURDAY JULY 1919 PRICE FIVE CENTS Solons Favor S70 Million Utah Project Approve Legislation For Weber Basin Reclamation Works July 35 JP house public lands sub committee Friday unexpectedly approved legislation to au thorize Utahs proposed Weber basin reclamation A hearing by the subcommittee was intended to be preliminary in order to permit Warnick of Salt Lake acting district reclamation bureau to testify before he returned He had come to Washington with the project which has not yet been formally submitted to Bosone Leads Meet Members of the senate public lands committee participated in the over which Keva j Beck Bosone Utah Members of the two committees said they were impressed with lack of controversies over the All had recently participated in several weeks of hearings on a dispute between Cali and Nevada over water j rights on the Colorado j Arthur Watkins Utah and Walter Gran ger Utah outlined the proj Bills to authorize the work have been introduced by all four Utah Says Project Feasible Wesley assistant rec lamation testified that the bureau has found the project feasible and has deter mined that the water users can repay 85 of the construction costs in 60 The remainder would be charged to flood control and The subcommittee was told that the water supply originates within except for one small use of which Wyoming j and that the if will waste into Great Salt The group was told that the present and prospective water users are almost unanimous in ap proval of the plan and that there is no power controversy Would Double Storage The project would about double present storage In the War jiick He said it would provide acrefeet for munic This is the first published photograph of statue of Brigham Young for the Hall of FOR UTAHS NICHE I finished recently in Italy by Malionri It was made from perfect block of Carrara Brigham Young Statue Ready ipal use and irrigate jham Young for including acres now par tiallv Lb By WILLIAM PATRICK Fashioned of white Carrara the stone used by the worlds sculptors for hun dreds of the statue of Brig workmanship was virtually unob1 started over again with a new tainable in the United Young sent word that Truman Signs Fair DeaP Housing Bill Hails Miiltibillioii Plan As Starts Program Machinery Picture on Iage 2 J u 1 y 15 Harry S Truman signed the new public housing word that United States Steel and slum clearance bill Friday j had agreed to Harry and hailed it as a boon to mil S Trumans 60day truce was lions of families living in the received here at 2 Friday squalor of the and immediately all strike plans More than a score of coupres i for the present were called 60Day Truce Averts National Steel Tieup Settlement of Steel Rift Staves Off Geneva Walkout Tribune Spertal P R 0 V July The sculptor encountered var ious difficulties in carrying out the block finally used was a per fect Weber Officials Praise Basin Project Action Tribune Wire July and civic officials who have been pushing the proposed Weber basin water development project for many months were elated Thurs day when they heard of the favor able and speedy house oi repre sentatives subcommittee action on the the hall of fame in the national capitol has been completed and now is on its way to I It is scheduled to arrive in New York July 29 on the Exo I The sculptor is Mahonri a grandson of the pioneer users who has achieved world re nown for his many works of including the Seagull monument on Temple square and the This is the Place monument near the mouth of Emigration Approval of Family Work on the new statue his Political uncertainties in The statue depicts Brigham Italy held him back for a Young in the prime of his as and it was only after the Commuthe sculptor at the height nist defeat in the election of Of his Answering the ques sional and government leaders witnessed the signing which cemented Uie first major triumph this year for the presi dents domestic Wheels were promptly set in motion to get under way the vast new project of slum public housing and farm biggest of its kind ever at Units by 55 The law calls for pub lic housing units in the next six plus a slum clearance program and 000 for farm home Truman said he will ask congress immediately for money to put the necessary machinery in i Federal housing officials work on circulars which will tell local communities how they can come in for federal funds under the new Housing authorities cited De Chicago and New York as examples of cities likely to be first to get federal money for both public housing and slum clearance But many others will be eligible for early to Truman praised the new law as one of great significance to the welfare of the American He noted that it sets forth a national goal of decent and suit able homes as soon as feasible for every These policies are thoroughly consistent with American ideals and he said in an ob vious answer to those charging the measure is They recognize and preserve local and the pri mary role of private in meeting the nations housing But they also recognize clearly the necessity for appro federal aid to supplement according to Ronal CIO If the walkout had gone ahead as s c ii e cl u 1 e approximately 2600 members ol steehvorkers local 2701 ul the Geneva Steel plant and 300 members of local would have been The work stoppage woidd also have put an additional 500 production workers who are not members of the union out of a Normal work will continue at both the Geneva and Ironton Bills Union Orders Strike For July 22 SAN July 15 strike against Southern Pa cific Pacific lines was called Friday 1or 6 July 22 by the Brotherhood of Railroad Train The Pacific lines are those west of El and south of Port They lie in seven states but most operations are in Cali The strike was called in a dis pute over the number of brakemen to be employed on trains of cer tain length and under specified conditions and the number of men employed in switching Mediation Fnils Mediation was attempted but j that he felt justified in going to The fact the marble quarry had been bombed during Both the union and the private employer refused the national me It opens up the prospect of dejdiation boards offer to I cent homes in wholesome stir Under provisions of the National i roundings for lowincome families tion sometimes asked as to whynow living in the squalor of the he selected a seated rather than a It equips the federal gov standing and showed thcernment for the first time with the war made it difficult to ob1 pioneer leader with a long effective means for aiding cities in j tain a large block of After j Mr Young snys the first block had been roughed I out in the size and shape of the i statue a defect was From Office Chair the vital task of clearing slums and the whole thing had to be his office It was as a states a leader and a prophet I was longtime water done b MrYollnK at the Amer ican Academy in hav development leader and chairman1 of the Ogden Chamber of Comj bccn started last It is merce water development commitsevcn feet and BrK 1ee declared it was the best news ham Young in a seated this area has received in many a Pastcr model Jrom which the stone carving was done was ex hibited in Suit Lake Citv at the Future Assured j tjmc of the Centennial celebration The future of the Weber area 1917 and received the approval is assured for all time to of Young family continued the water According to word from who is also a member of the Utah the statue received high praise Power ajul Water It will from those who saw it before it provide all needed water and pow was crated and prepared for the or for municipal and long voyage to industrial purposes of this re he Possibility or the bill Before designing a statue suit ing the reclamation able for the place it was to oc getting through the house Young studied the archi felt he should be He was already on the This is the Place as a younger as a as a man of Here he should be the dignified directing his people by ad counsel and the authority vested in All his life Mahnnri Young has I been studying his July 15 j articles i Arthur I and through conversations with I told a special night session I Persons who remembered It I of the senate Friday night inevitable that the special Treaty Hedges Irk Senator roval Seen and rebuilding blighted The president said the law also He governed his world from haunches a program to help farmers obtain better Railroad Harry S Tru man may forestall strike action for 60 days by appointing a board to FactFincling Board Named To Recommend July nation narrowly escaped a steel strike Friday as the industrys biggest corporation accepted Harry S Trumans 60day peace plan under vigorous A factfinding board appointed by him lale Friday will study the deadlocked dispute over a fourth round of postwar wage pensions and group in will make recom The CIO steehvorkers have de manded a substantial men tioning 20 cents an hour as pos sible The big steel compa nies have refused to grant any saying it would hurt the By End of August gave these three men the heavy responsibility of de livering an opinion by the end of August on the issues at stake Carroll professor of business economics at Northwestern Judge Samuel of New former adviser to Pres idents Roosevelt and David of lawyer and labor relations expert Some steel mean is already lost to the coun Thats because major compa nies had begun to bank and they said it will be a few days before normal operations are re Over for Summer Whether the board will succeed in averting a strike in September is something nobody but at least the crisis is over for the sum Less than 12 hours before the midnight strike the United States Steel reluc tantly fell in with the White House The huge company protested that it was being compelled to accept the plan in order to avoid a It still objected to the fact that Trumans board unlike TallHartley have power to recommend a settle But it agreed to testify be fore this That did The other large companies had already Philip president of the CIO United Steel workers of formally announced the strike was off for 60 Voices Delight He said in Pittsburgh I think we can all express delight that aj strike has been Whitney Death active railway union Rail Union Dies July 16 president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Train died Saturday at EOT of a heart A member of Whitneys offict staff said there no warning of the attack and that the elderly labor statesman had put in a full day at his Whitney took over leadership of the BRT in 1928 accord ing to a biography prepared by the a militant minority days by appointing a board to H amine the issue and make Wlth a walkout against If The disputants are an company that refused to Co b ommendat not bound to the boards the Atlantic defense pact will be reduced to a shambles if a chain Senators Slice Billion Off i Defense Fund i July 15 CUPJ The senate appropriations com Friday sliced committee appointed pursuant to from the houseapproved The union said in a statement that its request for additional operate with the factfinding Son of Minister but that he didnt know Alcxandcr Fcll whitnev anv rnmnanv in flin Wllliney brakemen and switch yard helpers j is justified as a means of im proving the safety of operations vital to the traveling public as any company in the basic steel in dustry that is a strike looked imminent against the big born at Cedar on April the son of a circuit riding As a as a farmhand and his flTaingdu Tem n ss g fr rt contribute materially to the factfinding They ficiency of railroad much of the public might and sioux rjprr rhpm in arctint flirt vrl c invested his 52 Added Duties pect them to accept the boards recommendations regardless of what these capital in fruit and boarded an eastbound He just started Other Difficulties reaction of treaty reservations is Ito execute the statue for Utahs set off ongunfilled niche in the national i Senate foreign policy leaders i opened a drive to block reserva1 Modeled Hrad I tinns aimed at telling the world the United States does not regard legislative act shouldselect him i delense spending bill in a something must be done to gain I i drive to keep the government out trlc desired the statement of the I u CrtftLUUUllU LI n 3 SLHI LCU The continued increases in But as the through and forestalled the con speed and length of freight trains more and the demands for a tcket has created additional rethrough its strike brought After a year on the job he applied sponsibilities which trainmen are pressure upon these firms they for a job with the to assume and has i finally They yielded bit J brought the issue to a point where i of representatives this session was seen hy with even K remote possibility it might pet to and even ho nctod on by the whore Arthur Uiiis will work for its speedy pas carvers Young lecture of the the statues already in place and the Carrara marble was decided on be cause it is the finest for this purpose in the while Italian are highly found that comparable the treaty as an obligation to help rearm western To Vote Thursday the senate agreed manager of the defense said the added to cuts yet to When it was proposed that a will bring spending into line Iast Experience i Bethlehem was the From Klmor Thomas i Ninetyseven per cent of the it wired the presi statue should be erected to Brig with government 7300 employes participating voted for the the union California last fall amended its as a giving his actually as He got the and soon joined Boyn ton Lodge 138 of the Defended Became Head dent that its experience showed whcn the al chairman at that such boards grant some ota union ffrievance committee the nions demands regardless of rnoctir npld jn 901 berated w b ham Young to go in the capitol in as Utahs greatest and most famous Young wrote I Strikers Threaten to Expand Transportation Tieup character and I say 1 started as nil my life 1 have been studying and collecting everything I could find relating to him from persons who remembered See Page Column 2 NEW July ClO Transport Workers union Friday threatened to off bus transportation for more riders in a strike already has eliminated for more than New The sudden strike has closed down two of the citys pri vate the Xrw York City Omnibus and the Fifth Ave nue Conch which operate 10SO buses on 30 Cily Councilman Michael TWU declared the walkout might he extended next week to the Third Avrnnc Transit biggest of all the private It operates routes nul carries about passengers The other wo companies have n i ombined total of riders K metropolis com plex transportation system ap peared to handle the extra burden without much Subways operated on steppfdup Taxis reaped a Some former bus riders even walked a few Quill hold out little hope of an parly settlement of the No talks between the union and com panies were conducted during the day and nnne were The strike began without warn ing Thursday over dismissal of four Omnibus corporation me Hut it quickly developed into a fullfledged walkout over TWU demands fnr n 21cent hourly wage n reduction in the work week from IS tn 40 hours with no cut in and improved the senate agreed to vote Thursday on the pact its j to material ratification appeared jrelaung to himhis Vandenberg spoke out again treaty reservations as members met in night session to clear the decks of some of the many sched I ulod pact He begged senators to keep an open mind on reservations pend ing convincing which ho said would be presented against i Vandenberg said that reserva tions by the senate on the arms question might lead to by other nations and I subdivide by inference the general j responsibilities for common de socalled full crew law so that it whether they are economically i vvhitnov for his aferessivc work He referred to expected cuts only two brakemen and justified Wh ney drfen in spending for fornpi recovery i one conauctor on any train in road Bethlehem said it is alarmed won thc svrnpathv of the meet and plans to hack some money jat the annual pattern of union At cfose committee proviounlv authorized for other federal progr The I WUOVi UllC J1ULCC Subsequent reductions m the strme government Whitney general chairman size of tram crews was objected and concessions to intmehed his career as a Boosted Rill ilo h the which It also said n further wage in the manded that the number be in increase would be equivalent to tne board of defense bill approved by the Southern Pacific said committing our industry and our n and twoy 12 Germans Scores Hurt In Depot Blast July 15 French army depot exploded Friday killing 12 Ger injuring scores and leaving hundreds homeless in If each of us is going to start the vicinity of this west German HIP scnnto committte totaled Harry S Tru man had asked for but tin had raised it to mostly by adding j for the air force to allow it a cut out the funds for the which Truman never Gives Johnson fense under the 12nation agreei j Result Shambles trying to spell out what this sen1 tenon what that sentence German police said the death the net result is a shamj toll may go Vandenberf John Foster and Vandenberg expressed I concern that or on senate ratification would give Europe the diplomatic jit i Claude i agreed that limitations by the sen The entire northern part nf the town was police Pruem is about miles west of Coblenz and near the junction of the Belgian and Luxembourg Cause of the explosion was but no sabotage was The operated by French July 15 UP Robert Taft Friday night charged Harry S Truman with embarking on a The directed Defense program oi deficit spending that Louis Johnson to use his j will lead to a totalitarian own discretion in cutting another in a speech broadcast from from expenditures made the charge as the Re j th ind air publican answer to the presidents Thomas the total cut of midyear economic report and includes cash and jsprnding said a The Ohio senator said the prcsi saving of was made dent had no comprehension of the effect of the tax burden of sixty billion dollars on the Ameri can He added that the The vote fnr the cutback of the burden kills the incentive of in after some dis dividuals and discourages new He was elect grand trusteei a statement the strike country to continuous inflation came See Page Column1 j His struggle for presidency of I the brotherhood started six years For years he battled with Lee for control of the largest railroad union in the country and finally in ousted Lee from the office the latter had held for 19 Whitneys first Grace Elizabeth died in leaving him two sons and a daugh c In he married Dorothy Taft Lashes Tax Policy Instrument of Socialism by cutting out funds for the one iycar training nf enlistees pro vidcd in the last draft I was 2 to i ate on the arms question could be followed by similar action occupation was in a for other phases of the treaty mer nir raid shelter built into i Hf the committee Excessive taxation is about as fnr the mocbrniza cortain a way the tion of two navy aircraft car country as any other Taft This us money was to Taft branded as false the used for the navys theory of government spending to keep up purchasing He said that if the government permitted people to keep money instead of paying high Mac Rowley ofBerwyiiy in7 taxes there would be just as much purchasing power and a lot more Last January he the presi dent wanted more tax money Taft Now while blnming the powcrs to cnd a rai1 bvUlflvnnhT u dUCif taXCSi Whitney berated Truman by by five billion he pre politic5 to the restoration The eader Crossed with Truman In Whitney crossed words with President Truman when the chief executive used war of those He opposes all cuts on the ground that we must spend our selves into charged he was double crossed by the More than a ycar Whitney announced he had forgotten and Huge government spending has forgiven his dispute with Tru trom the beginning been one ofjman Rnd would support him for the essential features of Tru reelection in mans program to follow the labor Whitney last was elected pres socialized government of England j dent of the brother into a totalitarian directing the lives and activities of ts citi hood on for a four year Cahill is vice   

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