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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 4, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Mondtj Through friatj WEATHER Continued hot Some afternoon Details on Page 21 112 SALT LAKE THURSDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS London Talks Give Form To Arms Aid British Military Chiefs Predict Early Organization 3 for defending the Atlantic nations of western Europe took form Wednesday at the first conference of toplevei British and American commanders here since the end of the Following a closely fourhour Loui chief of naval the com pletion of a defense setup under the North Atlantic treaty might be done before the end of the I should not think it would take too Denfeld re porting considerable progress by the joint chiefs of staff of the two Three Hour Farley Omar army chief of and Hoyt air force met formally for three then chatted informally an hour longer with British comj They were accompanied hy joint staff The four Americans flew here Tuesday night after talks in Ger many with Italian and Luxem bourg military chiefs and oc cupation They will see Danish and Norwegian armed forces leaders here then proceed to Paris for talks with the Dutch and Details of Wednesdays discus sions at the British cabinet offices in Whitehall were not Dismiss Two Problems High Commissioner Arrives From Germany John high commissioner for Ger and Ralph former New Orleans leave a military transport upon arrival Wednesday at National airport in Washington from BIcCloy will confer with toplevel officials on German occupation Reds Advance 15cCioy Russ Enslave i For Series On Central Of Reich Talks Gate to Asia I j 3 It was that Communist sweeping they centered on two problems along two highways toward Lan The type and size of sea and air forces necessary to keep the peace in Europe against any threat of Communist gateway to central are less than 200 miles from the city on both routes and may have cut the last road into northwest The extent of financial and I according to situation maps barnd military aid necessary from the j on official reports United to a lesser exj If the road has been over tent from insure the I onehalf of China remaining to the creation of such Another problem is fitting the existing fivenation Brussels al the Netherlands and Luxembourg the broader framework of the 12country Atlantic Sleet British Field Marshal Viscount the Brussels alliance chief of is visiting London Nationalists is even be yond the reach of extensive air Communist news reports Wednesday said that midway on the main highway be the aivent capital cf Sian 3 John American commissioner for opened a round of talks with top rvffipiolc day on organization of a 10 man cabinet to handle Ameri can policies in McCloy is now acting as American military He succeeded retiring Lucius Clay in that post a month Following creation of a German government for the western zones he will be come the first American civilian high commissioner about He came here by plane after spending several weeks in Ger Shortly after his Mc Cloy to defense head anri Lanchow had been taken by I quarters to confer with troops last Famous Batile Site This was the site of the famous frorr his headquarters near iaris I battle in the spring of 1948 when and was called in briefly at the Red armies attempted to cross Wednesdays He will see the Americans again in Bradley said after the meeting We have been discus sing the details of the organiza tion and I am very happy the course the talks have The talks are not directly linked with the for the section of Kiansu lying be tween south Shensi and north It was reported as the only im portant action last year in which Nationalist troops turned back the The ball was carried then by the Moslem troops of Ma who is now the Na Secy of the Army Tracy Voor hees and Ambassador Robert the chief of tile State departments German affairs Thursday he will meet with other State department cign arms aid program now before j tionalist chief in the northwest But they will give the this summer accordin joint chiefs a yardstick with which I to Communist accounts when Gen to determine whether the approMa attempted to retake Sian his whatever figure Conarmies were mit tn rnnr gress finally enough to bring the Atlantic treaty into mili tary France Bares Aims Georges French army chief of said in Paris Wednesday that France already has told American military author ities what it needs in The Communist newspaper LHumanite called for dernonstra armies were put to The Peiping reports which said that Pingliang had been taken on Thursday showed the Reds under Peng TehHuai had been ad at an average of 30 miles In Modern China The city of this Moslem domi nated hinterland is now within the borders of modern Canchow is HIP chief cty and the Kuomin of tions against the Atlantic pact and i tang administrative capital for peace in Paris after northwest embracing the 1he jointchiefs reach vast and sparsely inhabited prov Presnnt ior the British at Wednesdays talks were Marshal of the Royal Air Force Lord Tedder Admiral of the Fleet Lord Fraser the chief of the imperial general Field Marshal Sir William and Sir William staff officer of the ministry of inces of and although the Com munists have been close to Chang sha for over two weeks they still seem to be waiting for other columns coming down on either side of Tungting lake to close in on the area from the TAKE Four Armed Bandits Rob Aga Wife of Gems 3 value at francs about Four tommy gunners waylaid the The Aga Kahn said fabulously wealthy Aga Kahn and j they were worth to his wife Wednesday and seizedpounds to He jewels and money they valued atsaid they were insured for their Priest Refuses Rites to Sent to Prison 3 Catholic priest was sentenced to eight years in jail Wednesday for refusing to give last rites to a dying Communist until she denounced the party and sent back her membership the official Czech news agency said The report was the second day indicating that the church is try ing to put into effect in Czecho slovakia and Vatican decree ex communicating Communists and despite a govern ment warning that it would con sider such actions high Attacks Prelate the official Communist organ Rude Pravo attacked Arch bishop Josef second rank ing Catholic in for trying to excommunicate a priest who refused to quit the govern mentsponsored Catholic action GOP Predicts Arms Aid Power Curbs Asserts House Group Will Strip Bill Of Executive Rule 3 Republicans predicted Wednesday night that power for the presi dent to arm any nation will bo stripped from the foreign arms bill before it gets out of the house foreign affairs The committee spent Wednes day behind closed question ing Lynian Lemnitzer of the Lloyd Berkner of the state auti a batj tcry of j it quit for the two Republican members told report ers that broad presidential powers to decide what nations shall get arms and how much they shall re ceive will be cut from the bill before the committee sends it to the house for I can guarantee that section wont be in the bill when it is re ported declared Walter Judd James Futon saying The bill cant get out of the committee with section in i Denounce Provision j Both expressed concern as to j why the provision was put the j bill in the first Either there is a situation much more serious than anyone has even suggested to Judd or there is a bureaucratic attempt to get more Fulton said that administration spokesmen who urge prompt ac tion refuse to say it is an emer Truman Bloc Defeats Move to Siphon ERP Bid Earmarking Billion For Surplus Crops Fails 3 administration won an im portant victory on thu big foreign aid appropriation bill Wednes day when it beat back an attempt to require that of European Recovery program funds he spent for surplus farm A similar amendment to so obligate of army funds for relief in occupied areas remained but the sen ates decision made its chances The farm amendment went out on a point of Vice Alben Omar Bradley Ru mored as lop military 10 Britain Says s charges of a new slavery in organized on a mass production basis Wednesday to convince them the presidents touched off a bitter debate in the Plan should be approved without Nations economic aird soi Bradley Eyed As Highest d Military Chief 3 The appointment of Omar Bradley as the nations highest ranking military but do say this plan is im mortintPiv nprWarv man tne chiefs of staff mediately j Republican members said also that a full day of testimony by armed services and the economic cooperation administration failed cial Amazasp Soviet del egate to the 18nation im accused delegate Corley Smith of trying to emulate the late Nazi propaganda Joseph by repeating the same lies and slanders which Goeb bels The Russian spokesman gave several reasons for the British most startling of which the accusations a smokescreen cover the activi ties of the American chiefs of staff who now are visiting western Eu Create Smokescreen Outlined Program Berkner of the State depart ment told neswnicn after the ses sion that the officials outlined just whats in the He said this information included what we will have to buy and where it is going to One Republican member of the committee said he is not con vinced that the entire was predicted confidently at the Pentagon Harry S Truman to make the ap pointment after signing new legis lation tightening the military uni fication The which completed its journey through congress Tues establishes the post of per manent chairman of the joint chiefs and makes several other farreaching changes in the mili tary Expands Power It gives the secretary of defense greater direct control over the navy and air and provides for the installation of a 000 is necessary jitjhis businesstype budgeting and ac counting system expected to save administrations Dili to authorize its pro gram provides for arms grants to European members of the North Atlantic pact and to other nations whose increased ability to defend j themselves is important to the Smiths speech before the couni security of the cil Arutiunian very j carefully prepared to createa smokescreen for the military acts which United States militarists are carrying out to create a unified military plan for The Russian spokesman saic AngloAmerican ruling circles are j making military preparations for I purposes of aggression and joint chiefs of now in i are elaborating a solid unified plan for the participants in the Atlan Western GOP T f I Top Post to The Aga Kahn was on the way io Deauville to visit his the Aly and the latters Rita In the third big robbery in France within two the car of the 72yearold Moslem leader was halted on a curve near his villa in the hills of Le three miles north of With him were his the Begum and a maid and i full value up to the Some francs about S600 in cash was the Begum She described one piece as containing a 25carat diamond valued at about one jeweled bracelet valued at about and one marquise solitaire of 25 carats valued at aboue Two jeweled brace lets valued at with 33 the other wore along with a rare ciip of The bandits cut the rear tires I emeralds and of the Aga Kahns Guns were put upon the After the the Begum was asked about reports that her Aga Kahn but we were not I daughterinlaw might be prcg fired There were no shots I cant The Begum estimated the Begum tell you about that tic During debate on a proposed investigation of forced the British delegate presented to the council a copy of the corrective labor codex of the Soviet describing in detail how citizens of Russia may be sent to forced labor camps for political differ ences with their In Russia He estimated there were about such persons in without disclosing how the copy of the codex came into Britains asked the Russian delegate for a straight yes or no answer as to whether the Soviet Union would permit an investigation of its labor Why must the Soviet Union picture on Page 5 3 A group of western Republicans searched Wednesday for a candi date to run against Guy Gabriel son of New Jersey for chairman of the Republican national commit The westerners met on the eve of a national committee meeting called for Thursday to receive the resignation of Hugh Scott of Philadelphia and elect a Gabrielson admittely was out in His backers claimed he al ready has a substantial majority of the 102 committee Several Others Mentioned Several other names were being mentioned but there was no assur ance how many will be offered The moving swift ly against what to be open defiance of its orders by the church i Sentenced Alois a priest of Sobrajiico in eastern I to eight years at hard j labor on charges of high treason I because he refused the last sacra ments to Sofie un til she renounced her Communist High Treason Reiterated through Rude Pravo that it was high treason to try to put into effect the Vatican by c h u r c n sources as a direct warning to Archbishop Ordered all Catholic priests to report to the government im mediately any attempts by church authorities to punish priests who arc acting in accordance with gov1 crnment I The official Czech agency said Father Fajstls property was con fiscated and he lost his rights as a citizen for 10 years in addition to his jail guard its forced labor camps like formally when the voting some shameful secret the Briti Amongthose mentioned were ish delegate Is it that they Axel Beck of South dare not reveal the truth because Howard of former it would strip the last shreds of i Ralph Gates of and credibility from their claim to former Congressman Carroll ing a progressive country where Recce of Recce was the workers are decently treated chairman when the GOP won the 11946 congressional The prpmeeting maneuvers con tained the prospects of another public biawl over the party chair Claim Dewcy Opposition i Some of Gabrielsons backers claimed the opposition was being fostered by friends of Thomas hundreds of millions of Bradley is viewed as the stand out claimant for the chairmanship of chiefs of operat ing heads of the three fighting By virtue of his present assign ment as army chief of he now is a member of the group along with Louis Denfield of the navy and Hoyt Vanden berg of the air He has a distinguished war record as com mander of the First army and j later the 12th army Spokesman for Staff He was spokesman for the three chiefs last week in explaining the Liu onates presiding ruled that the amtmiiment offered John McClellan was an attempt to write new legislation into an appropria tion forbidden by senate Scott Lucas of the point of Kenneth McKellar ap pealed from Barkleys The taken late in the removed the biggest threat to final approval of the now confidently anticipated by its A similar but somewhat more involved parliamentary dis pute last week had stnt the measure back to the appropriations Allocation to EBP The bill contains for Marshall plan spending in the current fiscal year by the Eco nomic Cooperation administration as well as EGA money last quarter of the 1949 fiscal 000 for the armys government and relief expenses in occupied and smaller sums to fur nish economic aid to Greece and McClellan called his proposal a taxpayers proposal with everything it EC A Administrator Paul Hoff man contended its adoption would tie his hands and threaten the success of the entire recovery pro He stood in the corridor outside the senate chamber and conferred frequently with op ponents of the Raps Proposal Clinton Anderson former secretary of agri denounced the proposal on the floor and urged its re He said the United States should obtain its farm markets throughout the world on a basis of not A dispute over the same subject last week touched off a confused sarliamentary row which resulted n sending the entire bill back to See Page Column 3 PROBE WIDENS Bills to Curb Percenters Enter Senate 3 Bills to curb five percenters wert introduced by two senators Wednesday while a house com mittee invited of the Army Gordon Gray to testify Friday in a widening The committee wants any in formation Gray may have as to five percenters activities in con nection with the military uniform Five percenters are persons al leged to be collecting fees for act ing as middlemen between govern ment and businessmen seeking government The practice is not though it is officially frowned Separate Bills Homer Ferguson and Karl Mundt S offered separate bills to discour age the Fergusons bill would require holders of government contracts to state in the contracts whether they paid a commission for help in getting the the amount paid and whoreceived the Mundts measure wculd five percenters to register under the lobbyists They would list names their clients and their Steel Workers Insist Firms Pay Pensions NEW 3 CIO steelworkers concluded their case for a wage boost and other foreign arms proposal to benefits Wednesday with argu The new permanent chairman of j ments that the companies should the joint chiefs would have no vote or command But his prestige would be The group he heads would serve as chief military advisers to the presi dent and the secretary of Dwight wartime supreme allied com mander in has been serv ing as chairman of the joint chiefs on a temporary Must Fill Vacancy If Bradley gets the some army officer must be named to fill his assignment as army chief of Among the possibilities pay the entire cost of pensions and This contention was answered at once by an industry assertion that only a plan of joint contributions by employers and eniployes for financing insurance benefits would be On the industry reemphasized its position that there are not a proper subject of bargaining this After the uviion finished its five days of testimony before a presi dential factfinding the hearing was recessed until Thurs day of next The companies will start their are Thomas Troy j case on that After they fin Fourth army commander both sides will have a chance Mark Sixth army comI for Chairman Carroll mandcr Walter Bedell former ambassador to Rus Daugherty of the board said he hoped the hearings would end by sia George Wede 22 or wartime commander in the j This would give tiie panel a week and bcforf the Hnnrilinf tn tiro Lawton vice chief pare its report for Harry S I special investigating subcommit of staff I under Hoey Both bills would set up contract information offices in Washington and over the intent is to make it unnecessary for small Business firms to employ Wash ngton Denies Influence Meanwhile Edward Her bert heading a house armed services linked the name of James management counselor who has denied selling with Herman Feldman suspended army quartermaster Herbert said he had been told by Stanley execu tive secretary of the National As sociation of Uniform Manufac that Hunt had offered to try to get Feldman to re scind a pending army The order involved plans for the manufacture of officers Cummings was quoted as say ing that Hunt asked a His proposition was rejected by the uniform manufacturers firm as being too On Vacation Cummings had been expected to appear for testimony Wednesday before the house but Herbert explained that he was on The committee voted to ask of the Army Gray to It was Gray who temporarily sus pended Feldman on July along with Alden chief of the chemica After hearing Gray Friday aft Herbert the commit tee will decide whether tocall in Cummings also for The house unit thus stole a bit tn urri nf the spotlight from the senates Gas Perils Lives Of 19 at Swimming Pool LOS 3 UP children and two adults vere overcome by chlorine gas when the watertreatment system at a swimming pool be came clogged Seven victims were treated at Van Nuys receiving hospital and two were listed as in serious con Twelve others were re leased after emergency treat ment on the edge of the pool at a resort in the Pacoima investigators said a chlorine line became jammed after gas pressure in the system wns built suddenly blew rlear and spread a cloud of gas over the ECONOMIC TRENDS Loan Gain Hints Slump End E Dewey of New York the 1944 first in 28 govern fTOf ana presidential uiai S UP I the alltime high reached last rise in business and presidential nominee They feared a Dcwey drive to con trol party machinery to make an other sortie the presidential nomination in Gabrielson said that in 1948 he favored Robert Taft of Ohio for the nomination but that he would be completely neutral if elected party Tho Now York and Pennsylvania who put Scott into the chairmanship a year ago when Dewey was claimed they had no special candidate for a successor but they watched the western revolt against Gabrielson with the economic recession has hit Their optimism was restrained by the fact that the census bureau reported Wednesday that unem ployment rose above the mark in July for the first time in seven and a half But they pointed to the fact that employ ment also rose to the highest level thus far recorded in The situation with regard to business loans was this For 27 cning by some especially taken in conjunction with But Wednesday the Federal Re1 other These include a serve board reported that suehbitterthanseasonal upturn in loans by banks in leading cities increased in the week ended July This brought them to a total of improved business in some textile and metals and the summer recovery in the stock The rise was comparatively A leading banker said Wednes and was considered due in day that the country is in no dan large part to seasonal factors Iger of a real business borrowing to build up Earl spokesman for stocks for the fal arid Christmas In officials pointed out that the seasonal reaction was since such loans usually begin rising a month or two banks loans for business sar purposes had been declining in But the fact that they rose at recordbreaking fashion until July nnd thus revcrfcd the long 20 they were below down was considered heart the American Bankers that a slight business pickup al ready is in There be real depres sion when we have In the hands of millions of people some in savings and Muir told a senate banking   

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