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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS 7rSO Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Mostly clear Saturday iittle temperature Details on Page 31 128 SALT LAKE SATURDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Slayer Strangles Ogden Woman Nude Body Left in Hotel Closet Suspect Nabbed in Salt Lake Tribune Leased Wire attractive blonde was garroted in an Ogden hotel room early Friday and authorities were attempting to link a man held connection with her death to two other recent violent attacks upon women in the intermountain Found dead in a clothes closet at the Roosevelt 12825th was a woman identified from drivers license as Shirley Held for questioning in Ogdens second sex slaying within a month was a man who gave his name as Richard Dix Shirley Scott Victim of early morning hotel Two Airplane Crashes Kill 28 in England 19 UP persons were killed Friday in two flaming plane crashes 18 miles apart in fogshrouded Yorkshire Twentyfour persons died a British approaching Manchester from smashed into Wimberry Stones hill in the roadless moor The other eight were Wing Sheared OH Four persons were killed when a wing sheared off a new model civilian Proctor plane on a test flight and it crashed in a corn field near Wreckage of the airliner was scattered over three The Proctor plane just came apart in the witnesses Both planes flared into raging flames when they Royal air force walkie talkie mobile radio units aided Many of them became lost in the swirling fog and clouds which obscured the craggy hills as they went to the aid of the airliner The a twoengined DC3 Dakota of British European was en route from Nutts Corner to Ring way with 29 passengers and three crew mem The passengers were 16 wom six children and seven Lost Radio Contact e pane pass lost radio contact and hit the Had it been a little more than 10 it would have cleared the rescuers It crashed at 1 The Proctor crashed two hours Twentytwo persons were killed outright in the airliner crash or died a few minutes Another died Of the sur t four were in critical con Rescuers struggled for three miles down the hillside and across bogs through blinding fog and heavy drizzling rain to take the survivors on stretchers to waiting No charges have been Admitted Quarreling a detective lieu said Pack admitted he quarreled with the tattooed whose nude body was found in the hotel Pack told the officer that he and the woman had Two other John Pincock and Russel said Pack told them he registered at the hotel with the woman but would not admit strangling Called to Ogden from the Idaho Guy Pocatello chief of said the former sailor may be the man sought in an at tack Tuesday night on a Pocatello telephone The Pocatello Verna escaped with injuries when her attacker was driven Check Gretzinger Angle Meanwhile Ogden police said they were checking leads in the Scott slaying in an effort to link it to another brutal strangulation death July 21 of pretty Shirley Jean whose nude body was found beside a lonely road in Weber after she answered an ad vertisement for a baby wearing a sailors uni was apprehended in a taxi cab at Salt Lake City after Ogden authorities broadcast an Pincock and Fort said Pack told them he registered at the hotel with the woman at Friday and admitted leaving the hotel about He was apprehended at in Salt Lake Returned From Pack was returned to Ogden at noon by chief of and booked for investigation of Ray Clawson said Miss Scott was garroted with a Dillowcase which the killer twisted about her The slayer then used a hotel towel to wipe the Dlood from her The towel and the womans ripped clothing were found in the along with torn up identification An autopsy performed at Benedicts hospital by Ralph laboratory disclosed that the woman had criminally The autopsy was ordered by Justice of Peace Alfred acting as Trace Movements Officers were tracing Packs movements in Ogden and elsewhere n the intermountain and were attempting to reconstruct he police reported that a man using the same name hari been arrested there m June hi an assault case and officers said records showed previous ar rests for a Richard Dix Pack in Pocatello and Idaho Police said the woman apparent was lying on the bed in the hotel still fully when she was Her bleed ing at the mouth and was dragged across the bed to the closet They believed the killer ripped off her clothing and assaulted her after Night Clerk William Masters of the Roosevelt hotel said the woman and a man in a sailor uniform registered shortly after See Page Column 4 Officers Grill Mail in Sex Murder Former navy Richard Dix is queried on slaying of a Seattle woman in an Ogden hotel Friday morning by John and Russell Aviatrix Finishes Circling Globe Time 366 Days 19 R i c h a r d a first woman ever to pilot herself around the world in a landed Friday night at Croydon airport just a year and a day after the first takeoff on her hazardous The pretty London housewife was 46 weeks and one day behind schedule on a trip originally planned to take only six Several wrecked one plane on the fi nancial difficulties extended the globegirdling lightplane Norman her and their 3yearold daughter Anna were at Croydon to greet the flying1 housewife and her handsome 25yearold Michael when they arrived in their fliv ver plane Thursdays Child Youll Enjoy Reading Tribune Features in Sunday Edition The Sunday Salt Lake Tribune is synonymous with reading enjoyment Among the many sparkling features youll find in your big Sunday Salt Lake Tribune tomorrow are BOOM OR BUST A lucid article on disinflation and rich of quotes from the men who should DEVASTATING DUNES A pictorial account of Utah sand dunes and the havoc they A PALACE IN THE SAGEBRUSH Remembrances of the famous Dewey Palace at where a glittering hotel operated jn a sage MAJOR AGRICULTURAL AND LIVESTOCK EVENTS Southern Utah junior livestock Kow Kounty Karnival and Sevier county held simultaneously as a coordinated effort at Richfield CECILE AUBRY Fascinating young French actress and winner of a coveted role in The Black Rose is the subject of a personality Youll enjoy these and many other wonderful features in the Sunday Salt Lake of Americas great 24Hour Alert Order Given Finnish Army 19 army units were put on a continuous alert Friday to meet the threat of a spreading Communistfomented strike which he government fears might turn into a bid to seize power by a Aarne commander in chief of the toured strike areas of Helsinki in an armored Premier Karl Fagerholm and members of his inner cabinet held an emergency meeting with President Juno con sidering the advisability of call ing parliament into extraordinary Reds Urge Hanging Helsinki Communists shouted hang Fagerholm and down with the bloody cabinet at a mass meeting They protested against the kill ing of a rioting striker Thursday at the lumber port of They demanded the withdrawal of troops from the release of all strikers arrested and the right to hold mass meetings In a blow which may hurt the the Finnish federa tion of trade unions issued an ultimatum threatening to expell all Redled unions unless the strikes end by Unions Diverge It was estimated that workers were now idle here and in other cities and lumber Army units in all trouble centers were put on a 24houraday The situation at Kemi was re ported Troops armed with tommy guns guarded the lumber floating area where 500 ignoring Communist tried to break up the biggest log jam on record in Communists here reported that police raided their head Strikes Spread The lumbermens union and some food industry work ers Friday joined the walkouU which earlier had paralyzed 15 of 17 principal harbors and crippled the brew ing and building The strikes nominally were called to support demands for wage increases ranging up to Woods Weighs Rental Curbs by Volunteers 19 UP Expediter Tighe Woods disclosed Friday that he has been forced to drop plans to decontrol all of dwelling units originally scheduled to be re moved from rent ceilings for econ omy he he will order decontrol of some of the rental areas and urge local officials to police rents in other areas where he doesnt have the money to do Control Fund Drive Even as Woods announced his revised decontrol due to threatened congressional econo rent control friends in the senate opened a drive to restore at least part of his agencys Paul Douglas urged his colleagues to reconsider the vote by which they had agreed with the house to cut the budget from to Senate leaders agreed to post pone a vote on the issue until Mon who announced his now abandoned plan after congress or dered sharp reductions in his estimated that 150 to 200 of the nations 1000 rent control areas still will be He had intended to drop controls in a the Trims Staff He said he also will be forced to dismiss about 2462 of his 5462 em ployes throughout the country and to trim his seven regional rent of fices to a skeleton basis ineffort to keep within his Woods said his attorneys advised him he would have to drop his orig inal arbitrary decontrol bs cause the demand for rental hous ing has not been met in all the areas marked for The rent law established that as a test for dropping rent The he will result in the closing of enough local rent offices to keep within his In those local volun teer rent advisory boards will ba asked to take over the task of po licing rent The boards will be to meet regularly to receive petitions from landlords and tenants for rent The petitions then will be sent on to the nearest regional office which will make the Navy Shuttles Diplomats Out Of Canton Area HONG 19 UP navy began evacu ating American consular em ployes from Canton as Communist columns were re ported punching nearer the Chi nese refugee Two navy planes operating a shuttle service between Hong Kong and Canton brought the first eight evacuees here with eight tons of baggage and other consular Vice Oscar Badger said that the 72 consular offi cials and dependents still in Canton would be brought out within a few Six navy seaplanes were ready to take nonofficial to Reports said China has agreed to allow the American liner Gen eral Gordon to pass a coast blockade to rescue Americana in Redheld final decision on whether they should be Woods said no decision has been made on which of the 1000 rental areas will be decontrolled outright under the new He is meeting with regional rent chiefs from New Cleve Dallas and San Francisco in an effort to find the He said he also has no idea of the size of the areas to be Some may include only one com munity while others may cover several Big city where housing problems are most presumably would be the last to be There now are about dwellings under about fewer than on April 1 when the rent law went into Trains 44 Injured Error Blamed 19 A trainmans error switched a Montrealbound Boston and Maine railroad express headon into an other express on a siding Fortyfour persons were but none The collision involved sister trains the northbound Ambassa dor out of Boston at and the southbound Am bassador out of Montreal at Robert Grafton county said the crash occurred when a trainman on the south bound express standing on a sid ing here to wait for the north bound to pass on the single track a switch at the south end of the siding and turned the northbound onto the alreadyoc cupied Identifies Jones the trainman as James Seymore of baggageman on the south bound The solicitor said Seymore told him he threw he switch but had no explanation for the Jones said he would take no action Friday and would continue his investigation Officials at Mary Hitchcock said the in jured mostly suffered bruises and some The crash wrecked a wooden milk car behind the northboundi Diesel smashed the southbounds Diesel and telescoped some of its coach Eyewitness Story Leon a mail carrier who meets the northbound Ambassador daily as it passes through this provided the first eyewitness account of how the collision He said he was 20 away from the switch at the south end of the when he saw an unidenti fied brakeman run forward from the waiting southbound The fireman on the southbound yelled at but the northbound train was making so much he couldnt make himself Barnum The ran forward and threw the and the northbound train just ploughed into the other It all hap pened in a Persons Close To Truman Tag Vaughan McCarthy Declines Tattlers Says Data Adverse 19 Sources close to the Joseph McCarthy said are feeding in formation on Harry Vaughan to senate McCarthy wouldnt say who is doing the alleged tattling on Harry S Trumans military His made to report ers We are getting leads and in formation on Vaughans activities from sources very close to the president and to Vaughan in the White He said the information was un solicited and was adverse to The senate investigation sub of which McCarthy is a has been prying into the activities of five percenters who try to land govern ment contracts for businessmen in return for a percentage Story Magnified In another sub committee Chairman Clyde Hoey said Friday that the story of the home which went to Vaughan and other Washington has been magnified out of all He expressed his view in a tele grram to a Kansas City appliance John Passler had told the committee that he wants to give Truman a tele vision In light of the stir over home he asked Hoey whether this was Hoey said public officials fre quently receive gifts without the desire or expectation of receiving any favors or rewards in Go Right Ahead tu the appliance dealer Go ahead and make the Karl Hundt a member of the told reporter he agreed with Hoey that there would be nothing im proper in Passlers announcing that he was giving Truman a television said such a public gift falls into an entirely different category from that of a perfume company giving away home freezers in deep The subcommittee has recessed until but its investiga tors are seeking information from two government William the subcom mittees chief said he wants to get additional facts Asks About Trip Rogers said he wants to know why John Maragon and two as sociates were allowed to fly to Paris in 1945 in a military trans port an old friend of was working for the Albert Verley Perfume of Chicago at the It was the president of the Verley Davis who gave the now celebrated deep freezers to The date of the gifts Vaughan has pointed out that is an old friend of There was nothing improper in his taking the Vaughan Rogers said he would like to learn more about an alleged at tempt by Maragon to bring per fume essence into this country described as He said so far he has been unable to get from the department the data he FCC Orders Ban On GiveAway Radio Programs Broadcasters Vow Fight On 1 Tottery End 19 federal communications commission Friday moved to throw most of radios prize give away programs off the air waves and broadcasting interests promptly announced a The commission announced adoption of new to be effective designed to end most of the big money and merchandise currently run ning to more than a It acted under the antilottery forbidding use of radio to promote games of Allen Cheers Ban On Still Shuns Radio 19 UP Fred Allen chortled Friday night over the F C C ban on giveaway programs but said it wouldnt bring him back to radio right He was a bitter foe of the give away lampooned them without mercy and offered 5000 to any of his fans who missed out on a chance at their prizes through listening to his Allen said under doctors he is off the air for a He has high blood pres He hailed the FCCs ruling as taking radio away from scavengers and giving it back to Theyve been giving away ice boxes on radio for he But when they started giving away deep freezers down in that started this Down in they didnt even have a pro Snyder Named To Attend Fiscal Parley French Seek Arsonists 19 French police Friday arrested two nen on a charge of incendiarism in the Gironde department of south west France as fresh fires broke out in several The ministry of the interior had issued a warn ng earlier that the penalty for setting lire to forests or crops might be life imprisonment at hard 19 Harry S Truman Friday named John Snyder to head the United States delega tion at the AmericanBritishCa nadian financial conference here Snyders appointment coincided with reports the United States has decided to press for devaluation of he pound sterling as the first step toward solving the British dollar Top administration leaders are reported convinced that the at its present rate of to the is overvalued and that this is one of the main reasons the sale of British goods abroad has fallen off so sharply in recent Snyder is known to have held this view for several How he has encountered resist ance on this point from the state department and the economic co operation Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin of Britain will attend along with the chancellor of the Sir Stafford Canadas foreign Lester will sir in along with Douglas the Canadian minister of The United States will have some 80 trade and foreign pol icy experts on Britain about 40 and Canada These experts will lay the groundwork for the September ses sion by getting together here 27 for technical and factfinding of State James Webb will lead the Amer ican delegation at the preliminary As preparations for the talks got into full some top Amer ican officials inade it plain they are not optimistic about the chances of solving Britains long range economic problems at this Quick ABC Challenge American Broadcasting whose Sunday night Stop the Music broadcast runs into im portant dough retorted quickly that it will take the matter to challenging F C Cs right to act against the No changes will be made in the programs as a result of the F C C the ABC plans to ask an injunction against the presumably in the court of appeals for the District of which re views appeals from orders of gov ernment Justin president of the National Association of Broad said he hoped the matter would get a quick court Charges Authority Excess Miller said the N A B felt the commission had overstepped its authority in view of the law pro hibiting the commission from cen soring program content He said programs which FCC seeks to classify as lotteries are not in fact Similar comment came other sources in the William chairman of the Columbia Broadcasting said at first glance the order seemed to be an extra prohibition on broadcasting as He said it went beyond provi sions of the national lottery law as applied to other Paley returned Friday from Eu rope aboard the liner De de Question for Congress Miss Freida only woman member of the announced a dissent to the She said FCC had greatly broad ened previous legal definitions of a lottery and that the jackpot situ ation was one with which congress or the Justice not the should The new rules give the com missions understanding of what congress itself has found to be con xary to the public interest in for bidding lottery advertising on the The FCC said it would refuse renewal of license to stations if iiey follow a policy of broadcast ng programs which it regards as violating the lottery Definition of Lottery A radio the FCC an nouncement is generally one nvolving a prize awarded as a re sult of lot or where the contestant contributes something of or is required to be iis ening to or viewing the program over a Radio folk said this appeared to be broad enough to cover nearly ill prize programs on the with the possible exception of those in which prizes are given only to members of the studio Noting that legal definitions of a lottery involve a consideration contributed by the the commission indicated belief that the time required in listening to a rogram constituted such a con It asserted Where such a scheme is de signed to induce members of the public to listen to the progress and to be at home available for selection as a winner or possible See Column 8 AIR FORCE DISCOVERY Flying Saucer Lair Found Picture on Page 3 19 The air force said Friday night that there is a good chance that the wreckage of two battered air craft found in a Maryland barn are prototypes of the flying Maryland state police located the two old machines in a barn near Glen about 11 miles south of Jonathan inventor of the disappeared about The air force said Boiling field lere was advised that some fly ing discs had been located in Mary and that army special agents made an The first the air force looked like a helicopter and had a device on top which re sembled two 16 feet in covereS with airplane The less than 16 feet in had no wings and was powered by a ninecylinder radial The other the air force resembled a large wooden tub 14 feet in mfide of and had an engine and cockpit It had four blades extending around the top and also four blades around the with the rotating in opposite The Baltimore Sun meanwhile quoted an unidentified air force officer as expressing belief that greatly improved models of the two planes are flying now and art the source of the flying saucer The officer explained that the air force uses the term proto type denote the first model from which an airplane The Sun then went on to quoU him as saying think the Inven tor went to some other part of the country and that some one new planes along these lines and is sending them An aircraft mechanic who worked with Caldwell on the strange craft back in 19M sad 1937 declared CaldweH was 10 years ahead of histimes in devel oping the Caldwell made a splurge with them back in 1939 and   

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