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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intormoantebi Network Station KALL Friday WEATHER Fair and slightly cooler Details on Pago 21 130 SALT LAKE MONDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Yugos Label Russ Acts As Betrayal Titos Note Charges Double Cross On Austria Claims 21 UP Yugoslavia accused Russia Sun day of being a In a formal note Marshal Titos government charged the Rus abandoned on the sly sup port of Titos claims for Austrian Sunday night Titos Communist party newspaper Borba followed up this formal charge with an edi torial accusing Russia of using Soviet citizens in Yugoslavia as The editorial lashad out at Rus newest note of dis closed only Saturday in threatening effective measures to protect Russian citizens in Blast Doublecrosser The Yugoslav government blast ed Russia as a doublecrosser on the Austrian question in a note handed to Russia Saturday night and reported Sunday by the official Yugoslav news This was in reply to a Soviet note of 11 declaring Yugoslavia an enemy of the Soviet The Borba editorial also was re ported by Both were heard here on broadcasts from Bel The Russian statement broad cast by the Moscow radio Satur accused Yugoslavia of un lawful arrests and beatings of Soviet citizens on Yugoslav terri tory because they were friendly to Latest Feud Exchange The weektend blasts were the latest in the feud between the USSR and Yugoslavia dating back to At that time the Russianled Cominform kicked Titos party charging it with antiSoviet Borba said some Russians in when granted Soviet were inveigled for Soviet intelligence service against Borba it ia not hard to understand why Rus cia is not transferring these citi zens to their home It added They do not need them in the Soviet but they are handy as a pillar in other socialist coun Alleges Red Arrest The Soviet note had charged that some Russian citizens had been arrested because they had spread the Cominform resolution which called upon the Communist party in Yugoslavia to overthrow Marshal Borba denied this and said they had been arrested because of sabo tage against Yugoslavia incited by the Cominform Borba said that only a small of people have been ar in while those who honor Yugoslav laws are liv ing The paper said the Russian note on Soviet citizens in Yugoslavia was full of vile insults and and was delivered in an insulting to a Yugoslav foreign ministry door man at 5 Sells Out on Claims The latest Yugoslav note charged that the Kremlin had sold out Yugoslav interests in Slovene Ca rinthia southern Austria to as sure agreement on its own claims to German assets in Austria by other members of the big It bristled with such terms as lies and distortions of the truth and unworthy insinua tions in replying to Moscows Behind the back of the Yugo slav the note de promised Austrian Chancellor Karl Renner to work for preservation of Austrias pres ent boundaries while at the same time encouraging Yugoslavia to press her claims with the United Britain and Guilt to Russ Russia had accused the Yugo slav government itself of quietly abandoning its claims while at tempting to make its people think Russia was responsible for the fail ure to win a slice of The fourpower foreign minis ters council at Paris last spring agreed to retain present frontiers in the Austrian treaty of independ not yet In her note of 11 Russia charged that Tito was conspiring to join the western power Yugoslavia said this assertion was intended to conceal precisely the Russia was work ing against the interests of Yugo slavia in the matter of the Aus trian Gorge Fall Kills Woman CANON 21 UP of Larch fell 800 ft to her death Saturday into a side canyon of the Royal Three houra after she disappeared from atour ist her shattered body was found at the bottom of the can SLIGHT DAMAGE Violent Quakes Jar Pacific Northwest PRINCE 21 series of violent earth apparently centering in the Skeena River rocked the Pacific northwest at PDT Sunday The temblor was felt as far north as and I south to j No casualties or major damage were Old timers at said it was the first quake ever felt in the southern Alaska A 2foot wave swept along the waterfront shortly after the according toj William Baker of the Ketchikan Daily Patrons rushed from a theater but returned a quarter of an hour The 1500 residents of 90 miles east of were thrown into panic as buildings rocked and parked cars rolled back and forth in Many of Prince Ruperts residents also scurried into the streets as buildings swayed and window glass 35 miles eastward from Finland Plans Red Paper Claims 21 The Communists official newspaper charged Sunday that Finnish police action against Communistled strikers is aimed at preparing for war against the Soviet The charge was made by the party Tykansan This followed up the partys call Saturday for antigovernment ral lies to protest against the violence and murders which Com munists said attended efforts of the government to end the The strike front was obviously The only major clash announced was the brush Thurs day between strikers and police at the lumbering town of where one man was killed and nine The which Premier Karl August Fagerholms Social Democratic government charged were aimed at laying the ground work for a Communist lost potency under backtowork or ders by Finlands Central Trade Union AntiCommunist newspapers re ported unanimously that the strike lines were showing great gaps and more workers were returning to their Fresh bread was available in satisfying Practically all bakeries were expected to be back in operation Monday morn From 90 to 95 of the brewery strikers resumed Lumbermen and log floaters in all except one district were back on the job and dockers resumed work at several also was Com munications with that small com munity were temporarily inter rupted and no word of the effects could be quickly said the tremors hit there at But damage there was limited to shat tered dishes and pictures that fell j and armed services committees off shelves and meet behind closed doors Tuesday to begin final work on Harry Trumans arms first quake iii i aid Key Aids Eye Britain ABomb Base Top Officials Ponder Basing Weapon Under Close Control 21 UP officials are discuss ing the possibility of atomic bombs in but under safeguards that would keep them under exclusive American it was learned Key members of who already have held several informal conferences with top administra tion officials on the re gard it as one of the basic issues to be faced in connection with joint planning under the North Atlantic Security As Russ Dcterent The role of the Abomb in dis couraging Russian aggression against western Europe may come in for further discussion when the combined senate foreign relations Lucas Vows to Clear Appropriations Jam Scott Lucas Threat First in 25 Years area in 25 The series of shocks apparently centered in northern British Co but were felt throughout a wide area of th Pacific In the 42story Smith Tower swayed for several water mains and power lines were broken in some parts of the city and 10 houseboats slipped their moorings in Lake A woman said the water sloshed out of her swim ming Dozens of persons re ported to police there they had noticed the earth Rocks Houseboat In a woman told a newsman her houseboat rocked in the Willamette river just as it had four months The northwest was hit April 13 by the worst quake in its causing eight deaths and doing more than damage in Washington That tremor centered near the capitol at Olym Seismologists at the University of Washington and the Dominion Astrophysics Vic were off duty and said they would be unable to make a report on quakes severity until Margaret Reaches 19 21 Princess Margaret quietly cele brated her 19th birthday Sunday in Balmoral the royal resi dence in Military Claims Russ Mask Real Berlin Goal of Power 21 Spe cial report by the military government for Berlin said Sun day the Russians current air of friendliness here is a prose to mask the real goal of the Kremlin domination of all The report was submitted to Maxwell who will succeed Frank Howley as commandant of the American sector of Berlin next and to Military John It has been made available also to state department units that deal with American policies in The document was drawn up by the military govern ments headquarters Report on Staff Needs Part of the report deals with the staff needs facing who will serve as troop command er as well as He also will have frequent dealings with the Russians on fourpower mat The section outlining tasks ahead indicates the authors con sider the Russians have put aside the cold war as an instrument of policy in Berlin only for the The headquarters division listed as its major problem Constant political and economic conflict with the Soviet military admins whose objective is Com munistic control of Berlin and eventual political and economic control of Philosophy Collapses This conclusion was dated after the Russian block ade was lifted and long after Rus the United Britain and France were supposed to be estab lishing a live and let live phil osophy The four commanders have failed in frequent meetings to reach a single major agreement on normalizing life in the split The west has made propo sals which hang in the air and the Russians answered them only by submitting some of their The official military govern ment Die Neue Zei said editorially Washington circles already consider the four power talks in Berlin as bogged down in The old Soviet delaying tricks are cropping up in any discussions designed to straighten out Ber lins economic and political mix it There are Commu nist and antiCommunist city two currencies and two political philosophies clashing For the Berlin disturbs them as show window into their own The newspaper said Berlins claim to become the capital of Germany again is far from ac but the city has great moral credit and holds the interest of world A United Press poll over the week end showed that 13 or a majority of the joint commit favor restoring all or at least a large part of the which the house last week cut from the funds for shipments of conventional arms to European pact But some legislators believe strongly that shipments of con ventional even in the full amount requested by the adminis would be merely a stop gap measure until a decision is reached on exactly how the atomic bomb will be fitted into the de fense It was recalled that Omar chairman of the joint chiefs of said in his recent testimony on the arms pro gram that the primary strategic responsibility of the United States in Atlantic pact defense planning would be longrange bombing and delivery of the atomic No ABomb Decision Persons in close touch with the situation report that so far no de cision has been reached on whether the United States can meet that responsibility by keeping its atomic weapons hoarded in this or whether it should stockpile some of the weapons closer to the cold war front lines in But it can be that a strong bipartisan bloc in the con gressional Atomic Energy commit tee favors the idea of basing bombs in provided person nel retains complete control over security and use cf the The atomic energy act of 1946 forbids the export of fissionable which are the explosive core of atomic Bombs for Britain But informed in cluding some who have been hos tile to administration proposals for sharing atomic information with believe the law would permit Truman to order bombs shipped anywhere in the world so long as they remained under It was not made clear whether the United States has approached Britain to learn whether the Brit ish would consent to the arrange ment under But the subject may be touched upon in the forthcoming Canadian talks on atomic coopera The threepower talks were ar ranged after Truman called a supersecret conference of top administration and congressional leaders at his Blair House resi dence last One of the main goals is to work out a new longrange agreement on raw material supply and ex change of atomic ens late session to untangle B36 Probers Gain Little Data on Coast 2i Walter Norblad said Sunday the California phase of the B36 investigation produced nothing to substantiate the j charges against the big 1 It was similar to the testimony we heard said the house armed services committee member upon his It was all in support of the The committee Is inquiring into decisions governing the strong air force hacking for the great six engined craft as the nations main stay in delivering aerial destruc Testimony win resume Monday with the air forces senior signal callers slated to Joseph special coun sel for the house armed services told newsmen he would have the senior officers board lead the list of witnesses this This is the group whose recom mendations led to the air force decision to step up the number and use of the longrange Members include Mc Muir Louis Craig and Lauris Keenan made the committees future hearing plans known upon return from the west coast where a headed by Melvin Price questioned Hap Arnold and a number of aircraft I believe the trip was well said The testimony threw much light on the issues of interest to the com POLITICS PLAY Senator Raps At Farm Bill Inaction 21 Well Stay Until November If Congress Told 21 Democratic leader Scott Lucas grimly threatened Sunday to keep congress in session until Thanksgiving if to dispose of important Lucas spoke out as the the wrestled with perhaps the biggest jam on money bills in Kenneth McKellar a member of congress 38 said the tieup of measures involving nearly Young of North in appropriations is the worst he can xhis stalemate plus a crowing pile of socalled must jumped into a boiling senate argu glim with rCcharserthat Demo has recess in the near crats are playing I Reviewing work of the Slst congress in its 1 deplore the inaction of the Lvicas and House Speaker Samp Democratic administration on the It is due Rayburn expressed be farm Young told f entirely to that the legislators eventually will Pointing out that Democrats j enact all major proposals this year won control of congress last Drink Caused Allied WCTU Delegates Advised Reinforce Hong Kong HONG 21 More than 1000 additional rein forcements for this British colony debarked Sunday from the troop 21 HPl Womans Christian Temper ance union was told Sunday night that drinking brought on a host of disasters and neardisasters to the allied armies in World War In an address at W C T Us 75th national Cecil Heath of general secre tary of the United Kingdom tem perance asserted Authorities are trying to ob scure the part played by alcohol during World War n in all sec tions of the armed forces of every belligerent The unpleasant Heath can be discovered from court martial records and other official said Heath It is unnecessary to remind an American audience of the part drink played in the Pearl Harbor nor to enlarge on the fact that an American major general was reduced to the rank of lieu tenant colonel and sent home from Europe for the daU of the Invasion at a cocktail He had been one of the com manders of the American air force in Heath asserted that the Ger mans used alcohol as a means to undermine French resistance in overrunning He quoted a 1941 Viehy dispatch saying that alcohol was the chief cause of the moral collapse of the French Leaders of the French under ground have informed Heath that they had to entrust im portant missions to Heath concluded that Early demolition of the drink and the drink habit is ne cesnary if the tasks of peace are to be successfully alcohol is a drug of addiction and which contracted in can not be easily The situation is made more because in certain coun tries there has been official and deliberate encouragement of the drink Four Senators Spur China AntiRed Aid 21 Four ranking senators bitterly de nounced Sunday the State depart ments white paper on China as a whitewash of a donoth ing They demanded immediate and adequate military aid for the Chinese which the white paper The four Bridges McCarran Wherry and Knowland in a joint state ment instead of facing facts in China and admitting its the State department still buries its head in the sand and issues a white They directed strong personal criticism at of State Dean Turn Thumbs Down The white issued blamed Chinas long aerits of re verses at the hands of Chinese Communists on asserted economic and military ineptitude of Generalissimo Chiang Kaisheks Nationalist The State in turned thumbs down on any further aid to the government pending the developing of a new longrange policy for dealing with the Red The four senators rejected flatly this They contended that our own no less than demands a halt to what they called a master plan of Soviet conquest in It is high they to bolster free areas of China and unify neighbor ing countries for defense against the WatchDog Group Two of the and members of the senate armed services committee which will meet Tuesday with the senate foreign relations committee to begin drafting a arms Wherry is GOP floor leader and McCarran the chairman of the joint senatehouse foreign spend ing watchdog Both Chairman Tom Connally of foreign relations and Chairman Millard Tydings of armed services op posed to Chinas inclusion in the Young said they promised farm ers a better pricesupport bill and it is up to them to Pledges Cooperation Democrats have an 8 to 5 ratio on the senate agriculture commit tee ana they still lack any agree ment on the he I or Rut as for prospects of a recess in the near Lucas said There are many important hills i which must be brought up for ac tion before we can taKe a rest Senate Probes For Motive In Treezers and we are not going to close up j the doors of congress until have wei 21 vi I Boring into the motive for the ta even if we have to stay will cooperate with them even Washington until Thanksgiving far as reporting a bill to the sen ate though I may not agree with all of Young is a member of a subcom mittee under Clinton An derson former secre tary of agriculture which worked out a compromise farm It would keep price props for ma jor crops at about present levels next year and permit declines later if surpluses Other senators said Anderson was one of Harry S Trumans guests aboard the presidential Embarrassing Delays Among major pieces of Icgisla gift of home freezers to Washing ton senate investigators Sunday studied new information obtained from the head of the per fume firm which footed the The special senate subcommittee money bills on 1 conducting the inquiry sent a man which Lucas said he believes conto it was to gross will act this session are the reciprocal trade agreements minimum basing high er executive higher military farm price support pay and who is chairman of the senate appropriations commit expressed hope to a reporter yacht this They specu that Lucas is wrong about stay lated that the president may stepj ing in session until Thanksgiving into the squabble among his Demo1 but added cratic advisers on farm I We certainly got to find some way to finish up these ap Its getting very em Some other legislative leaders Builds Up Opposition Chairman Elmer Thomas of the senate agriculture committee has been building up opposition to the Anderson com and advocates the house approved plan for another years extension of highlevel gov ernment farm price of Agriculture Charles who succeeded Anderson as UieTruman farm cabinet mem has been criticising both the Anderson compromise and the houseapproved price At the same time he continued to plug for the Brannan farm subsidy plan rejected so far by A showdown between Chairman Thomas and Senator Anderson on their conflicting ideas may come Monday Showdown Today Thomas called the 13member committee into closed session to hear a report from Anderson on the 7member subcommittee that drafted the compromise Anderson had claimed support of Thomas until this weekend when Thomas announced in favor of the houseapproved plan and said there was no chance for congres sional approval of the Anderson Thomas pulled a surprise by in viting heads of five major farm organizations as well as three labor Green of the Phi Murray of the CTO and John Lewis of the give their ideas about the Anderson Thomas planned to hold a half hour closed committee session to hear Andersons report and then bring in the farm and labor lead ers for question ailing David wealthy president of the Albert Verley The questioning of a committee source took place last a few days after the senate p r o b e r s quizzed Harry Milwaukee advertising behind closed doors in Bennett and Hoffman have been named as the donors of the freez ers by Harry Harry S Trumans army The committee expects to con clurte this week its public inquiry differed with Lucas on prospects into whether improper influence of House Adjournment Date Adolph Sabath who appeared on another radio program with the senate said he believes we will get of here sometime around the first of Other leaders in the less jammed with legislation than the have been calling for a re cess soon with a return if Some senators favor But Lucas indicated his opposi tion to such a The long list of appropriations by the house where money bills have been disposed of nearly two months had figured in the handling of government Hearings will be resumed Besides who ia ex pected to testify Wednesday or the committee plans to call Herman suspended quartermaster general of the John fasttalking for mer shoeshiner who once had a pass to the White ECAOkehs Million 21 The Economic Cooperation admin istration reported Sunday it has authorized a total of 000 in the European Recovery pro Stalled in Conference Most have been blocked in the Some have been passed by ooth chambers and ara tied up in senatehouse These conferences are supposed to iron out Normally congress votes funds o operate all government agencies Defore the fiscal year beginning July Because six major bills carrying nearly are still bottled it has fceen neces sary to provide stopgap Stalled for 80 days in senate icuse conferences is the 00 army civil functions This provides funds for flood con trol and rivers and harbors proj ects throughout the Foreign Aid Uelay the for eign aid bill is tied up in senate house conferences since different versions were passed by both There has been no in dication when the deadlock may be Two bulky appropriations were snagged on the senate floor over See Page Column S NEW TRIBUNE CONTEST Untangle Utah Win Merchandise Would you like to win cash Plus a new Buick 4door se dan And a General Electric com bination televisionradiop h o n o graph set You have fun at the same you join the excit ing new game Utah Tangle Towns which is just starting in The Salt Lake Tribune and Salt Lake Utah Tangle Towns is an in triguing game of skill which Trib une and Telegram readers may play for 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