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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS p Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday It WEATHER Clear and warmer cloudy Kast Details on Page 28 118 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY AUGUST PRICE FIVE CENTS Aid Bill Barb Draws Fire By FDR 4 Assails Imperial Tag On Foreign Says Plan Humane 9 UP house sent the multi billiondollar foreign aid bill to a conference committee Tuesday after sharp floor debate in which Franklin Roosevelt assailed Vito Marcantonio for calling it an imperialistic In his second floor speech since his the youthful Roose velt blasted Russia as the real source of imperialism and praised the Marshall European Recovery plan as the most humane help ever offered to sister Asks Real Progress foreign aid chief Paul preparing to leave Wednesday for a 16day European said the recovery program will he set back seriously unless Marshall plan nations make year in stepping up foreign trade and earning more The house action means thai a joint senatehouse committee will go to work immediately to draft a compromise on the difference between the foreign aid bills passed by the respective The senate completed Monday on a bill to finance European recovery and armyoccupied areas until June Million Cut The house had acted weeks ago on a bill that provided less actual but authorized spending it all by May Hence the senate bUl represents a cut of Bbout The house also voted 210 to ISi to instruct its conferees to fight against a provision in the senate bill which would give to a congressional watchdog com Administration spokesmen con tended the watchdog committee has served no useful purpose but led by John New argued that the group is needed to keep an eye on these huge Denounces Imperialism The house floor tangle started when Marcantonio denounced the bill as an American attempt to es tablish an imeprialistic empire He said the aid program was dictated by monopolistic inter ests and would have devastating effects on the economies of all Roosevelt leaped to his feet and replied that he was appalled that any patriotic American could get up here and tell us that were be ing imperialistic by helping There is imperialism in the world he went but it comes from Russia and not from the United Let us he in con tradiction to the words of that the purpose of this legislation is to help figiit against communism and is the most humane help ever offered to sister Idaho Forest Fire Spreads Rapidly 9 and before many hours Feeding voraciously on tinderdry would be thrown into ths fight the 6dayold fire in the against one of the states worst Payctte National forest Tuesday forest night spread with almost explosive Radio contact was broken rapidity and was blazing furiously i day night with 75 men fighting a over between 5000 and 6000 I nre in the Salmon river Johnson Nods On Planned Arms Aid Cut Asserts West Europe Weakness Offers Temptation to Russia Woods Tells 5fo Probers Vaughan Fixed Project Hawaii Chief Ends Long Dock Tieup 9 UP Ingram Stainback Tuesday signed an executive older allow ing the territorial government to seize the docKs of Hawaii to end the 101day port tieup by CIO The longawaited seizure empowered under a law passed by an emergency session of the terri torial legislature last rame on the heels of the opening of a government drive to recruit More than 900 men were either on the fire lines or trudging to ward the scene over rough freshly hewn by bulldozers through primitive forest Harold Slim Payette forest fire said addi tional men were being brought to BULLETIN 10 Greyhound bus ran off the highway and burst into flames five miles north of here early Wednseday and state po lice said 37 passengers were burned to State Policeman in charge of communications at 9 Louis Tuesday tentatively agreed to a cording to a United Press dispatch uoting Thunderheads of smoke puffed up from the outbreak and were jministrations arms for Europe visible for Vassar The but warned tnat fire dispatcher said the fire was military weakness offers out of control without radio communication with the it la great temptation to i He also told a joint hearing of was impossible to determme extent the senate foreigjn reiations and armed services committees that he is willing to place a dollar limit of the new New Blaze Reported in Boise National on the amount of surplus Ameri can weapons to be shipped But he said he would make both only if they do not able timberland was brought arms that devastated 2400 acres of valui der a new blaze broke out not far from the scene of the other at Jackson Lynn Boise forest Danger to He said that while there will be caused by the said first reports indicated that united states at any time might I5 Tf into something by added the prediction that near Archie not far from Lowman is one of the tne cold war wil continue for the Putnamville said the ateways to central Idaho s but said the danger iLlght said he aCtUa aS 1Ong engers and that the driver and nine passengers were the only Van Cleave said no other vehi cle was involved in the The Wayne Cramer of told officers he be lieved the steering gear had failed or that a brake had locked causing him to lose Cramer and the other ors were brought to hospitals in Blooming Bloomington Is about 60 miles south of The bus started its run from Senate Okehs Million Weber Outlay 9 The senate Tuesday approved the basin Utah were shifted peak fire to deal Windy Conditions Forecast Knight was also concerned be cause windy conditions were fore cast for Tuesday Unless strong winds blow up over the Payette forest Tuesday Vassar said chances for ringing the fire within the next couple of days were Right its burning furious ly and the last estimate I had was that it covered between 5000 and 6000 he He aiided that because of the nature of the it had not been possible to attack the blaze from all he reclamation Granger Utah Walter said lack of budget bureau approval is holding up house The senate action was taken without a record Companion bills were introduced by all four members of the Utah The house bill has been recom mended for passage by the public lands committee but has not re ceived clearance from the rules Clearance Necessary This clearance is necessary un less sponsors of the bill want to take chance oa trying to get unanimous consent of the house to pass the Granger said he would seek unanimous ap proval of the bill Monday if the budget bureau approves the proj ect by Chances for passage of the bill are if we can get budget bureau approval in Granger He said the project report has been signed by the secretary of ths interior and sent to the budget bureau but he has had no word as to its reception To White House If I do not hear something soon from the budget bureau I will go to the White House and see what can be done about Granger If we can get a report from the budget bureau I shall try to take the bill up next Monday under suspension of the rules if the re port is not yet ready we shall keep after the budget bureau until we get some The legislation would authorize the Construction funds would have to be voted in separate EYEWITNESS REPORT Many Still Alive in Kubble Five Days After Quake QUITO 9 I cries for We turned to help 4 Asitilsl nnt At rr tVtP An untold number of injured per sons are still buried alive under the five tays after the earthquake that devastated a wide area of central eyewit nesses said Enrique of the staff of For pictures of earthquake gee page the newspaper El told the United Press I wept to Pelileo Monday with three friends and we spotchecked three Out of the three we removed Mght persons still One of a boy of died on the return trip to Gangrene had set in his As we made our way down the main street of the town climbing over the rubble and decomposed we could hear muff led weak but we could not dig to where the cries came In the State de partment received advices from the embassy in Quito that the number of dead might reach The embassy reported that many sectors of ths stricken area were inaccessible so that no accurate count could be made but it was estimated that would be between 4000 and The embassy also reported that Galo Plaza had appealed for early shipment of lightweight tents to shelter homeless In Mexic Ecuadoran Am bassador Luis Maldonado Tamayo said that radio reports to the em bassy from Ecuador indicated the death toll might be as high as Authorities at Pelileo have not yet started excavation work Hurtado was caused by a lightning storm which hit the forest area during the Fearful because of dry condition of the 150 from Jackson with the new experienced woods crews from logging com panies had arrived Tuesday night and by morning would attempt to hit the southwest side of the where it has not been possible to Companies Providing Crews These crews were provided by McGregor Logging near Coun Morgan Logging New Meadows and Brown Lum ber Vassar added that eight bull dozers are now on the cutting roads to approach the fire and also helping to build a ring around the The new roads not only will permit easier entry but also will provide emergency es cape routes in the event the fire threatens to encircle any of the fire The dozers already have cut out about three miles of fire Vassar the American economy is all right and our military strength is equal to its present The joint which is considering Harry S Tru mans global arms aid is scheduled to hear Wednesday from the chiefs of staff who returned here Tuesday after a 10day survey of the mili tary needs of western to whom they reported also vill return to the witness Speed Defense Plan The European made by army Omar air force Hoyt and Louis was intended to speed information of a Cuiumon defense plan by the North Atlantic pact nations and to sound out the European na tions on their arms This data will be passed on to the joint The cut in the arms program was proposed by Arthur Vandenberg who has called for only a token outlay to hold the line until the pact defense 3lan can be The limita ion on arms shipments was sug gested by Harry Byrd Johnson said he could give almost categoric agreement to joth proposals but he withheld a final decision until his experts can determine the effect on the overall Expediter Says Truman Aide Interceded in Track Job 9 five per cent investiga tion reached into the White House Tuesday with disclosure that Harry the presidents army inter ceded for friends seeking to use scarce materials for a horse racing Housing Expediter Tighe K Woods told the senates special subcommittee that Vaughan summoned him to his office in the White on the Tanforan track in California was seeking a building I to sure there is no prejudice in your office military Canton Armies Claim Wide Red Reverses 9 least Communist troops by offi cial account were encircled Tues day on the front north of If the Red drive on this refugee capital should be seriously The Reds also were reported thrown back at a second Nationalist bombers pounded Red military trains bound for the official reports from the far northwest asserted casualties were inflicted on Communist troops who have in vaded Kansu stronghold of Moslem warlord Ma Hung Chinese Civil war casualties usually are overdrawn by both The Communists said to be sur rounded were identified as one division and a regiment from the 40th army of Ivlctnchurian Lui Official reports said they were surrounded near which is 240 miles northeast of It is on this part of the front that the Reds have made their nearest 215 to The Nationalists said they had recaptured 60 air miles northwest of Commu nists heVe retreated to the Communist troops on the Lienhwa sector guard the western flank of the southbound movement around The two if appear to be closely re More troops of turncoat Chen Mingjen were said to have rejoined the Chens defection last week handed the central China bastion of Changsha over to the In the fighting in the far north the government reports con ceded the Nationalists also had lost These accounts said the Reds lost their huge numberof men in two days of fighting near 150 miles east of capita of Kansu He cautioned weakness of that the western Surope was a great temptation o Russia and a potential danger to the Limits Proposal Vandenberg proposed the cutback for the Atlantic pact powers Shipments to live nonpact nations would not be He suggested that the remainder of the requested spend ing power be in the form of con tact authorizations requiring fu ture Vcndcnberg said he was moti vated hy a desire to guard the countrys budget position and to mesh defense plans with the common effort of the North Atlantic defense Johnson Agrees Johnson said he saw no reason at the moment why the suggestion could not be put into Johnson said he would give the committee in closed session an exact list of the planes and tanks to be sent He also promised to reveal privately what information his department has on Russian armjd strength and mili ary Johnson also said he will leave the question of Douglas Mae Arthurs return to this country to Truman and the general William Know land wants MacArthur to testify on his proposal to give nationalist China hi military uum uww Isolates 7500 Of Campers NEW Some 7500 campers in 70 camps in Bear Mountain park were quarantined Tuesday because of a polio as the number of cases in New York state passed the 1000 Thomas health officer of the one of New York best known vacation re ported seven new polio cases in the He said only one case was in Bear Mountain but that five other persons suffered the disease after leaving the His quarantine order read Under existing emergency cre ated by the prevalence of polio myelitis in eastern part of state of New I find it necessary until further notice to direct camp directors to refuse ad mittance to all visitors except those on official Housing Expediter Tighe Woods told a senate invesliiraiino Tuesday Vaughan summoned him to White Mouse 1948 and tod him Vaughans friends interested In a construction project at Tanforan race track near San Woods said the presidential aide interceded in arranging Personal Income Jumped During Notes o 9 Personal the mainspring of consumer buying in creased in the Commerce de partment reported The rise helped push such in comes for the first six months of 1949 to a level of higher than the first half of boom time The report estimated the flow of personal income from all sources reached an annual rate of waj Fatm income in This figure went the department be For the period January through the annual rate was A study of the Commerce de partment figures showed that the upturn had been going on for three April through and that the gain accelerated as it con An increase in farm income was cited by the department as the main cause of the June increase in income as which the a was arrived at by taking income for adjusting it for seasonal and multiplying Regional Setup Held Best By West Staff 9 UP The joint chiefs of staff found the military leaders of Great Britain and eight western Euro pean nations unanimously in favor of a regional military setup under the Atlantic an informed source said The proposed setup was one of four plans taken to Europe by the joint Omar army Louis and Hoyt air They returned Tuesday in Harry S Trumans the Inde after 10 days of confer ences in Europe and The three top military leaders were pleasantly surprised to find that British Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery and Jean Delattre de Tassigny of France apparently are in agree defense pfwestern the source This strategy Is said to be based on holding as much of western Eu rope as possible In the face of an enemy and of projecting the defense line farther east as the western European nations build up military The source said Montgomerys strategy definitely is not built on as had been reported Some reports said Montgomery and Deiattre de Tassigny were in sharp disagreement over with the French general wanting to try to hold a line along the Rhine and the British marshal be lieving such a defense This source declined to give de tails of the favored military One reported proposal would pro vide forthree groupings The United Canada and Iceland Denmark and Brit ain cause of increased volume of crops sold or placed under government Perhaps more how factory pay rolls were cred ited with a slight increase in June after having declined steadily since last Wages rose in the nondurable goods industries and steadied in the durable goods the department Dividend payments to investors also were up in as were most other sources of personal receipts of owners of unincorporat ed net rents received by and practically every thing from paychecks to relief checks going to persons as distin guished from This strengthening in consumer buying indisputably one of the major bulwarks of the econ furnished background for a psychological development report isd by Harry S Trumans chief economic Edwin Sentiment among businessmen has become generally Nourse told reporters while call ing at the White House with asso ciates to give Truman a fresh picture of the economic The Italy and just because this is race track Woods the bluff and beribboned And also Track Won Clearance Some friends or mine arc in terested and it is your duty to handle the case on its merits and on its Four days the near San got construction clear Other witnesses recalled that it had taken a federal court injunction to halt the building in 1947 after the track ignored a re fusal by the housing agency to clear the There were fed eral restrictions the idea being to save scarce mate rials and labor for homes and other essential The wore parjury bobbed up as the 3ays fastbreaking testimony neared a Woods told the senators he will refer to the justice department immediately an affidavit in the Tanforan to see whether per jury is Aiiitiavii Study iencs The Woods was the main reason he asked justice officials to modify the It certified that a new panel of directors had taken over the rac ing A member of the committee as The affidavit staff told reporters the affidavit will be explored more fully Wednesday to ascertain whether the real ownership had changed was signed by Samuel Orlando of as secretarytreasurer of Tanforan It showed these directors to have been elected 1947 Walter Had donfield Eugene N J Edward Merchant viile and William Beverly Mori was listed as Holds Rapt Attention The testimony held the rapt at tention of the handful of spec tators who managed to jam into the small hearing chamber where the senates special investigating under Clyde Hoey opened public hearings The committeR is looking into the alleged use of influence on federal officials and the activities of five per cent men who charge or getting government con These other developments PROBE HEARS Wanted To Scrap B36 in 47 9 House probers began searching the B36 for political gimmicks day and were told some air gen erals thought so little of the mam moth bomber that they wanted to scrap the 100plane project in 1947 after nearly a half a billion dollars had been invested in At the outset of tha Robert wartime under secretary of war for testified that no outside influence was ex erted tn puttiio potential A tomb carrier on the drafting board in He also told members of the house armed services committee that military considerations were the sole basis for the later decision to give Consolidated Vultee Air craft the goahead order in 1943 to start making the giant But a high air force officer later testified that in the air force high commandwas split over whether to continue the pro gram or to drop it He said the decision to continue the project was made over the dissent of George former head of the strategic air This testimony highlighted the committees first public hearings on the B36 in particular and the nations air policies in The investigation was ordered after Van Zandt told the house he had heard dis turbing reports about the rela tions of some top defense figures and airplana Among those Van Zandt linked to the reports wire of De fense Louis Air Stuart Symington and plane maker Floyd The housing witnesses drew into the Tanforan case John Mara onetime shoe present day Washington and for several years a frequent caller in Vaughans office in the White House east Demands Vanghan Call Karl Mundt demanded that Vaughan be called to the witness stand if he doesnt volunteer to Vaughan could not be reached immediately for The military in a recent brush with reporters at Washing tons union declared he knew of 300 persons engaged in contract operations in Washing A former housing William testified he re See Page Column 2 Stanford Hoover Honor Today Stirs WorldWide Interest PALO 9 CD Stanford university Tuesday took on the air of a proud parent get ting ready to put on a tig birch day party for a favorite A special program Wednesday will honor the 75th birthday of a member of the universitys first graduating class and its most illus trious Ciark Interest In the celebration and birthday has astounded Stanford Letters have come in by the thousands from all over the Messages and happy birthday expressions have come from peo ple who remembsr Hoover as a brilliant young mining engineer a hard working relief adminis trator as secretary of commerce and finally as the 30th president of the United The demand for tickets has swamped the Frost on the green and lined 8000 Expectations are for an attend ance of to A major address by Hoover will cap the His Think of the Next will be broadcast by four na tional It will start at 5 4 The program will open at with the carillon atop Hoo ver tower ringing out three of Hoovers favorite musical selec and Stripes Forev Battle Hymn the Repub and the countrys only living expresident received new Earl Warren issued a special proclamation in honor of the Iowa born adopted son of the Golden He said Few men anywhere have lived more useful lives and none with greater devotion both at home and throughout the Arkansas and Maryland will ob Wednesday Hoover Truman Hints Pacific Aid Against Reds 9 Harry S Truman Tuesday night promised Elpidio Quirino of the Philippines that he will not go home emptyhanded from his visit to urge support for a Pacific defense sys tem against Truman made his cryptic statement at banquet given in his honor by Earlier the Philippines presi who arrived here had asserted in a speech before the senate that Asia will be lost to communism eventually unless a Pacific defense system similar to the North Atlantic security pact is At the Quirino thanked American officials for their hospi tality and remarked I may go back home empty handed but I certainly will not go Truman promptly in a toast to Quirino I am extremely happy you are not going home and I am sure you wont go home emptyhanded Observers interpreted Tru mans remark to mean that the United States will at least express its sympathetic interest in the pro posal for an antiCommunist Pacific To administration spokesmen have in dicated there is no likelihood immedate membership iir such a There was also some specula tion that Trumans unex plained remark might have re fftrred only to aid in eco nomic rehabilitation work in the which Quirino also has discussed during his The president elaborate on the nor did plain another remark whiih wai taken by some of hearers at a tacit expression of hope that Quirino will be reelected in the Philippine presidential election ic   

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