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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 17, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                KADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHEK Mostly clear partly cloudy in Details on Page 27 125 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY AUGUST PRICE FIVE CENTS Latter Gains Ninth Term In AFL Vote Utah Parley Shapes Welfare Backs Thomas By MALMQUIST Latter was reelected for a nintli tfeim as president of the Utah State Federation of Labor at the 45th annual convention here Tuesday after an opponent had secretarytreasurer tor 11 was reelected for a 12th term by and seven of the 12 vice presidential offices were filled by The election for the five contested positions on the executive board will be held Aside from the nominations and high lights of the day Included Passage of resolutions call Ing for more extensive use of ce ment in highway construction and for repeal of the 20 federal cab aret Special Session Urged Introduction of a resolution calling upon Bracken Lee to call a special session to take advantage of federal aid for hous welfare and education or to resign the It did not reach the floor for Introduction of resolutions calling for the discharge of all members of the State Welfare commission for alleged antiunion bias removal of the present ad ministration at the Utah State Training and reinstatement of employes discharged for par ticipation in union This group of did not reach the but is ex pected to be reported out by the committee Okeh Thomas Bid Adoption of a resolution support for Elbert Thomas in the 1950 elec and delivery of several speeches praising the recr crd of the as well as the records of Granger and Reva Beck All are A reiteration of previous at tacks on the TaftHartley act and CleggVest labor prompted by receipt of a letter from State Rue Clegg Salt Lake challenging Thomas to a series of debates of the federal and state labor Seefes Debate coauthor of the CleggVest sent a letter to the along with a copy of a letter to in which he asked the senior senator to debate the issue with him in a series of open forums prior to the opening of the next He charged that the attacks on the two labor acts strong on but weak on evi Latter said he would be glad to debate the issue with Clegg before the convention or anywhere Justin Stewart Salt Lake City de clared that hundreds not members of organized including him would behappy to accept the Gives Partial Answer As a partial answer to tne chal the convention passed the proThomas resolution by unani mous vote without sending it to A prospective contest for the presidency of the federation col lapsed when John Salt Lake withdrew as a candi date after he had been placed in In member of the General Laborers explained that two members of that union had been elected to the executive coun cil by acclamation and that the constitution limited the number from any one union to He said he did not want to be in a position of inducing a member of the union to withdraw from a posi tion to which he had already been See Page Column 2 Favored in Labor Vote of Confidence Fullmer kept post as Utah State Federation of Labor will serve 12th secretarytreasurer A lorie opponent withdrew in favor of Tapped Wires Put Finger On Vice Czar LOS 16 A new grand jury investigation of gambler Mickey Cohens op erations loomed Tuesday after disclosure that in a secret recorded conver home for a full listening nations in his Rudy vice squad told reporters What we got was a great mass of ma terial indicating the connections between the Cohen outfit and underworld operations and crim inal elements in many Mass of Corruption But William Simpson called it a foulsmelling twoyearold of corruption and He said he would order a grand jury probe the tribunal next Foreman Harry Law vacationing in sent word he would call such an Simpson wants to know why the reported transcripts have been aged in the wood more than two years through two grand placed in thehands of the agency his office re 16 Alden sus pended army chemical warfare testified Tuesday that he wrote a memo belittling rivals for his job after Harry Harry S Trumans military indicated he hoped Waitt would keep the post The beribboned who admitted he is naturally am made the statement dur ing a tense session before a sen ate subcommittee investigating five The meeting once flared into open hostility when Waitt accused a senator of cruel Explains Bating Memo The 56yearold career officer was recalled the subcommittee spiracy where Police Chief William Wor who has a 24hour guard over the conferred with Simpson rorso Turn Over Copies He promised to turn over copies of the Worton said he of the transcripts only a week The records cover a period from April to March They were obtained by secret in stallation of microphones in Cone ns luxurious Brentwood house while it was being Underground wires led to a near by listening The themselves in dicated that called Los Angeles public enemy 1 by former Police and his crowd or sus pected that his house was at least toward the end of the Hawaii Negotiations Resume Bridges Faces Court Action 16 Striking CIO stevedores and Ha waiis dock employers Tuesday re opened direct negotiations to try to end the territorys 108day wa terfront Spurred by Digram officials of the Inter national Longshoremens and Warehousemens peace talks this Union started afternoon with spokesmen for the islands seven stevedoring As negotiations the ter ritorial attorney office prepared to take action against the ILWU Harry for personally defying a circuit court injunction prohibiting picketing under Hawaiis new dock seizure The or dered a contempt action started i noun Bridges union quickly went into federal court and asked an injunction against the dock seiz ure which provides for gov ernment stevedoring operations SAN 16 UP Navigation an nounced Tuesday night it will try to load a picketed ship for strike bound Honolulu Employers said that no coast tieup will There is no ground tor shipper alarm in a statement by the Pacific Maritime de The union atatement of 4 gave assurance that the will stay on the job working other ships pending negotiation of any dispute whichmight arise over the MaUon TENSE SESSION Waitt Admits Belittling Rivals for Army Post Canton Aliens Flee as Red Armies Near 16 UP For eigners fled this refugee capital of China Tuesday amid reports that Red anhies wars little more than 155 miles All radio contact was broken with which guards the river valley to Can That may mean the city 215 miles northeast of Canton is The embassy and consulate planned to close before the Com munists arrive in this deep south Previous plans had been for the consulate to State department press officer Lincoln White said in Washington the reason was that the Chinese Communists have failed to protect He said relations will be maintained with the Na tionalists wherever they Refugees Sail The British steamer Wuguen sailed for Hong Kong loaded with navy planes stood bv to take off Americans who may be unable to get on sorely taxed planes and There are 73 Americans including 15 with thn embassy and 19 with the consulate Most of the others a few airmen and members of the joint commission OR rural Thereare other Americans in south authorities hope they will get out of the path of the Red Some show no disposition todo Shameem where most foreign firms are wao a busy with foreigners pack Oil Staff Leaves American StandardVacuum Oil announced its whole staff would pull British Shell Oil was removing women employes and families of the The war situation was darkening ominously for the Private reports said the Nation were withdrawing from to explain the memorandum and tell about his relations with James alleged influence ped dler1 whose activities prompted the Hunt claims Vaughan as his good and close who was suspended July 16 for improperly giving per sonnel data to nonmilitary per accused of writing the belittling report in an effort to keep his job which was up for routine The memo was written in Hunts office and taken to Vaughan by Hunts sec Frank Political Essay Committee sources said the memo apparently was delivered to Vaughan sometime in April when Waitt began his campaign to retain his As near as can be these sources Waitt normally would be replaced sometime in He took the post in Spectators in the stuffy little committee room alternately tittered and gasped as Waitt told how he came to prepare the His a frank essay on mili tary almost obscured the deep freeze incident which has titillated official Washington for But behind the commit tee investigators tried to find out what prompted Verley and Chicago perfume w sir v freeze units which in presented as gifts to such per sonages as Truman and Chief Justice Fred Claims Vast Superiority who cheerfully admitted he is the worlds best authority on toxicological testified that he felt he was the only of ficer qualified to be army chem ical chief and said that Vaughan apparently shared his Waitt said he could not account for a list of 32 chemical corps officers with hostile comments which committee investigators said was found in Hunts His only possible he was that the list was left there by The second list was not See Page Column 1 Tobin Visions Million New Jobs in 1949 Stock Exchange Chief Adds Optimistic Note for Business 36 Harry S Truman received cheering reports Tuesday that business shows signs of picking up and that new jobs may open up by the end of the Offsetting to some was a report from the commerce department that the nations out put of goods and isocalled gross national prod again in the second quarter of Call at White House of Labor Maurice Tobin made the optimistic report about Emil president of the New York stock de scribed encouraging signs of a reversal in the downward economic Both men called on the president at the White Talking with reporters after Tobin forecast that a pickup in jobs would become apparent in about a as businessmen bought goods to make up for de pleted He that the unemployment figures should show a marked drop as young summertime workers go back to opening job op portunities for Tobin qualified his prediction of a million new jobs by crossing his fingers against the possibility of big strikes in the coal and steel He said he de voutly hopes such stoppages can be Plants Reopen Schram said the United Stales undoubtedly has been going through a period of inventory ad down on stocks in But he said a good many plants arc reopening and put ting employs back to The commerce department said the nations total output of goods and services fell off to an annual rate of in the sec ond quarter of drop of after a slump of nearly in the preceding Business Responsible The annual computed on the basis of 1949s second was below the rec ord annual rate established in the final quarter of last The department said that busi rather than the consumers or the was responsible for the because it held Sown on buying and thus diminished the market for goods and 6 20 Hurt In Southern Road Mishap 6032 Senate Vote Kills Truman Welfare Plan Nanhslung Kwangtung of inside which Canton is the Nanhshmg is 155 miles northeast of This suggested the Reds may al ready have crossed the Elephant Beats Stork to Fort As Creiv Paces SAN 16 skipper and hands breathed sighs of relief Tuesday as the American freighter Taft docked here with a pregnant elephant to win a transPacific race with a the Siamene wan still patiently expecting as the big freight warped into the This cruise has been a great er strain on us than it was on skipper Tyr rell as he turned over further obstetrical duties to a qualified elephant physician waiting at the She isnt going to catch me at the last Tyrrell com not after getting this Dixie Solons Join With GOP In Axing Revamp Proposal 16 Harry S Trumans attempt to create a new department of welfare by executive order was killed by the senate Tuesday Despite repeated appeals by Truman for favorable the senators voted 60 to 32 for a resolution disapproving the 16 Highway patrolmen said an Indi ana lumber truck crashed into the center of an truck loaded with hymnsinging revivalists near here Tuesday killing six and iniuring 20 two Inspector Hobis said the lumber driven by Booth of slammed into the load of churchgoers just as their vehicle turned into a side The scene of the accident was about a mile and a half inside the Alabama Hobis said the crash drove the two trucks into a ditch rimming highway 7S and spread a litter of dead and The revivalists members of the Church of They were en route to a church meeting at Piney 10 miles east of Ful Their truck was driven Hobis listed the following dead Cox Mary Jane Oma her mother Geraidine Clark and a Miss Coch first name SixNebraskans Killed In AutOTrain Wreck 17 persons were killed Tues day night in a collisipn of their car and the Union Pacifics over land limited at a railroad cross ing Trainmen identified the dead as Ascension well to do Ogallala his their daughterinlaw and three Jiminez The dead besides and Jiminez were their two and and two Augustine Jiminez and Carl 18 Another was taken to a Physicians expected her to The 1948 automobile was struck broadside and hurled 90 feet All except Jiminez were thrown from the The train had not been scheduled for a stop at Six sons and four in cluding Ogauala is in western Nebraska near the Colorado Margaret End came with rush for shy Noted Car Dies of Injury 16 Margaret the shy little Georgia woman who shrank from the fame which came her way when she wrote Gone With the died the victim of speeding Police immediately rearrested the driver of the car which knocked Miss Mitchell to the pave ment of Peachtree five days ago and charged him with mur The worldfamed 46 year old author died on a hospital operat ing table at 1 EDT before doctors could begin exploratory head surgery to discover what had made her take a sudden turn for the worse less than an hour ear Fractured Pelvis Miss Mitchell suffered a frac tured skull and a crushed pelvis when she was struck by an auto mobile uriVeii by Hugh on Gravitt was booked for drunken driving and released on within an hour after Mias Mitchells death police picked him up to be held without bond pending grand jury action on mur der As news of Miss Mitchells death her griefstricken family was showered with mes sages of condolence from big and little people across the Actor Clark who played the part of Rhett Butler in the movie version of Gone With the said in Hollywood that he felt a dsep personal loss in the tragic death of Miss Funeral Set Thursday it was announced that thefuneral would at 10 Thursday nl ilie Patterson chapel with retired Episco pal Pastor Dan Raimundo de Ovies Admission will be by card Miss Mitchells family came out of privacy long eiiough to ask that floral tributes not be They suggested instead that friends send memorial gifts to Grady hos where Miss Mitchell or o some worthy Peggy Mitchell always mini mizedthe fame which sxmmed from her only novel she she wrote it by Injuries from an earlier auto mobile accident forced her to leave her job as a newspaper fea hiiyg and while shs was re coveringshe began the novel to help pass the That sunk it for this The government reorganization under which the president that either by A majority vote of its entire can kill any reorgan ization plan submitted by the president within 60 The deadline for action was Wednes Thirtyseven Republicans and 23 mostly from the voted to junk the presidents Only four Republicans joined 28 Democrats in support ing Proposed Consolidation The plan would have consoli dated the governments education and public health activi ties into one headed by a cabinet Oscar the present federal security ad had been widely re garded as the probable head of any such new His name came up repeatedly in the debate which preceded the Joseph McCarthy said that much of the opposition to the plan stemmed from the word that Ewing was slated to head the new Ewing has been outspoken in favor of the compulsory health in 16 lfl vote by which the senate killed reorganization plan num ber one to establish a cabinet department of welfare included For Against disapproval Thomas surance program advocated by Many of the na tions and not a few of the declare the program would mean socialized medicine Much of the debate turned on that Lodge Backs Flan Henry Cabot Lodge who voted to let the plan become argued that the fate of a reorganization plan shoulc not stand or fall on whether sen ators line Or dont like Oscar Lodge said it was ab surd to say that creation of a welfare department would influ ence congress decisions on future health and medical James Murray an advocate of the said the reorganization proposal is no more involved with health insurance than with the Barnum and Bailey But a majority of the senate remained despite Mr Trumans renewed appeal for fa vorable Four Ignore Plea Ke called six Democratic sen ators to the White House a few hours before the final anc asked for their Four oi the William Fulbright Lister Hill John Spark man Kiirnflfr MayMnR voted against The other Clyde Hoey and Lyndon Johnson supported the After turning down Tru mans reorganization plan the senate agreed vote at 4 EST Wednesday on This one calls for transfer of the unemployment service and unem ployment compensation functions from the federal security agency to the labor Senators agreed to vote at 5 EST Wednesday on reor ganization plan This plan would transfer the bureau of roads to the commerce Since the plan was congress Jiaa transferred the bu reau to the new federal services EARLY VOTE Truman Plan For Arms Gains Speed 18 Harry S Trumans full program of arms aid to friendly nations moved swift y Tuesday toward an early house The house rules committee sent he historic measure to the house floor for a days general debate Consideration of amendments will begin on Thurs and administration leaders hope the house will pass the bill not later than Speaker Sam Rayburn predicted the program will pass in sub stantially the form recommended Monday by the house foreign af fairs That group ap proved the full asked by it decided to authorize in cash only about 55 of the requested for western European members of the Atlantic The remainder would be covered by authority to enter into con which Congress WOilid be obligated to Under procedure approved by the rules house mem bers will be free to off er any other amendments they may wish the house Unless the house limits debate at the end of Wednes days members will bs free also to speak five minutes each on any The arms aid program moved at a slower pace on the senate aide of the There a committee upheld the right of Henry Wal lace and others to argue before congress against the presidents Tom ConnaUy chairman of the combined senate announced the mittees decision to reopen hear Security9 Bill Clears Unit 18 Harry Trumans social security expansion program got a boost The house ways and means formally 22 to a bill to in crease from to 000 the workers covered by old age house support ers of the Mnwnsphfm nS age pen sion plan organized a drive to offer their would mean to a month tor all over a substitute for the administration There was little if any the Townsend supporters will be In the ways and means show down 15 Democrats were joined by seven RepiifcHesns in approving the most important social security expansion in 10 It was opposed by three Congress is not expected to complete on the legislation until The probably will vote on it before adjourn iriciit But senate leaders nO senate vote is before next LUMINOUS LIFE AT 4500 FEET Diver Reaches Record Depth SMUGGLERS 16 man in a steel ball saw weird and wonderous marine life 4500 feet down in the Pacific ocean the deepest descent in But marine Otis Harvardtrained engineer from thought undersea crea tures were more interesting at 2000 than at 4500 feet He made the recordbreaking after several false starts and three days of mechanical in a It is a cast steel sphere 57 inches in diam eter dropped from a crane on a barge by a inch steel cable to which were fastened power and telephone Bartons 6000 feet and although he didnt make he broke the deep dive record of 3028 feet which he and Wil liam Beebe of New York estab lished off Bermuda in He began the successful descent Wednesday at and turned to the surface at an interval of two 10 Here are bits of Bartons run ning conversation Tuesday with his topside Maurice Nellesl At 1750 feet The headphones are getting In this cramped position the chill makes me feel very At 2500 feet I see a barrage of spirallng shrimp beating against the They seem to splash when they Its getting colder by the A brilliantly lighted fish went It looks like an After passing the old record of 3028 feet This is an unbelievable world down I with Beebe were down here with He might know what some of things I dont recofhin light went out at 4100 but he decided to drop to 4500 in the inky At 4500 feet Til say its cold down There goes a big white jelly I never taw anything like that Theresa Uttto spot of light with a circle around Everything 1 m man to be about the same as I MW a little higher I ice an temni of luminous sea XamaatuM to so many hnaliwua thtofi at this The water to beau unexpectedly M 4lMr M it was at   

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