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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday Salt WEATHER Partiy ciouuy and Details on Page 26 132 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY AUGUST PRICE FIVE CENTS Tito Proposes But Warns Soviet Will Free Russians Calls on Kremlin To Cease Meddling 23 Marshal Titos government said Tuesday night it is ready to end its feud with the Soviet Union keeps its hands off Yugoslav In a stiff note to the Belgrade regime declared its preparedness to reach a settle ment with Russia on all dis TO WINNERS Thrills of Tangle Town Have Everyone Talking Everybodys talking evpiybodys talking about Utah Tangle the intriguirfg new thril game announced this week by The Salt Lake Tribune and Salt Lake The of the prime topic of The prize list is headed by a S5000 cash first plus the opportunity for the first prize winner to win a Buick fourdoor sedan and a beautiful General Electric combina tion televisionradiophonograph set The game aside from the splendid is also up front in the talk for TribuneTelegram readers are discovering that Utah Tangle Towns is unlike any puzzle game theyve ever seen contestants have the opportunity now to study the complete set of 45 Tanglegrams in advance so they can decide for themselves whether or not to Mailings of a fourpage circular which gives the first set of 45 puzzles and all rules and regulations of the game will begin Soviet protestsj that Titos regime had imprisoned and tortured 31 Russian the note offered to let those Rus sians go The offer holds good for all other Soviet nationals who want to leave The Russians were the rote because they seri ously violated the laws of Yugo slavia by their espionage and hos tile Ready to Negotiate The Yugoslav reply went far beyond the immediate issue of Soviet It reit erated that Tito is ready to nego tiate with Moscow on a settlement of all points of difference that have cropped up during the 14 monthold scrap that began when the Cominform declared him an outcast because of his alleged anti Soviet and nationalistic Yugoslavias peace gesture was made after a mountain of propa ganda had been piled up against Marshal Tito by Russia and her Cominform associates on the heels of Moscows threat to take more effective measures to protect her citizens in the southern Slav coun Moscow charged Saturday the Tito regime was a fascist enemy of the Soviet Union and C9mmu Jism throughout the Kuss Level Following up this theme the official Red army newspaper in Berlin Tuesday declared Tito had founded a terror regime on the gestapo model and would suffer the same fate as Hitler and Mus but this time much As a result of the intensified propaganda some diplo matic Belgrade have j been wondering and worrying whether a showdown might be near in which force would be In its new Yugoslavia said disputed questions would have to be settled in accordance and in the spirit the interna tional obligations undertaken by both the Yugoslav peo ple are under no conditions will ing to allow anyone whomsoever advertisement telling more of the Included on that page is a coupon when sent to the Utah Tangle Towns will bring to you this circular and all the information you need to get you started at Turn to Page 17 try your hand at the sample puzzle and also Puzzle 4 of the and see how easy it is to play fascinating Then fill out and mail the coupon and be among the first to receive the full Tangle Towns kit so you can start enjoying this game Hoover Declined Seat in Analyst Writes 23 senate has just missed having a former president of the United States as its newest says Gould political analyst of the Wash ington Evening Lincoln wrote Tuesday that Thomas Dewey of New confronted with the task of appointing a senator to fill the vacancy caused by resig nation of Robert F offered the job to Herbert John Foster Deweys foreign affairs received the appointment when Hoover Although Hoover is a legal resident of he has maintained a New York home for and Dewey was said to feel there was nothing in the law to prevent his to interfere in their internal Emphasizing a determination to pursue an independent policy on foreign the note stressed that Yugoslavia is an independ ent and sovereign No Outside Pressure The Yugoslav government un derlines that no pressure from the outside has so far had any effect on her internal policy or will it have in the the note It called Russias previous charges of imprisoning Soviet citi zens unfounded and Yugoslavias surprise that the arrest of a few white guards who are Soviet citizens could provoke such an harsh and un founded note from the government of the U S S At the same Yugoslavia berated Russia for passing over in silence its repeated requests concerning the repatriation of Yu goslav including now in the Soviet Avoid Argument Yugoslavia said she did not in tend to enter into an argument the USSR about the char acter of the regime in tuc pUrpOSc ulc oOlU inform resolution ousting Yugo slavia from the Cominform and about whether or not Yugoslav economy has become an append age to the economies of the capi talistic Charging Russia with milking Yugoslavia of raw materials and exploiting her through joint Rus sianYugoslav corporations set up the he said the cause of communism in China and else where would suffer unless the Soviet Union mends Its Panama President Succumbs at 74 23 Domingo Diaz veteran of 50 years in Panamian died Tuesday after a six weeks The chief executive asked for a leave of absence July and Paniel Chants first vice has been acting presi dent since The president had been under going treatment for coronary thrombosis since July Chiang Wings To Canton Council of War HONG 23 Generalissimo Chiang Kaishek flew to Canton Tuesday from his refuge on Formosa to bolster the morale of his Nationalist govern now divided on the problem of defending the Nationalist morale received an earlier boost when elated alist Commander Pai ChungHsi arrived in Canton with a live tiger symbol of report personally on his victories in Hunan province which have eased the threat to His men caught the beast in the Chiang conferred immediately with acting Li Premier Yen HsiShan and He then prepared to head a meet ing Wednesday of the supreme which has taken over the last ditch fight against the Com Chiang is expected to decide whether Pai will throw his armies into action in Kwangtung province in an allout effort to stop the red tide or to withdraw them intact into their home province of Chiang also is expected to have the final say on the defense of Nationalist troops in the Hunan area 225 miles north of were consolidating their gains while the Communists attempted to regroup their forces for new ef forts to cut off escape The Nationalists reportedly re captured 35 miles east of Hengyant and surrounded the Communist 45th Bolting Demos Fight Party Ouster Move 23 UP Democrats who bolted the Truman ticket last November hurled charges of totalitarianism and Communism Tuesday at a move to deny them a voice in na tional party ProTruman Democrats coun tered that unless Dixiecrats are driven from the fold it will be an open invitation to disaster for the Trade Hard Words The hard words were exchanged as a credentials committee heavily weighed with supporters of Pres Harry S Truman met to decide who be seated Wednesday when the national committee meets to elect a successor to party Chairman Howard McGrath who will be sworn in tomorrow as attorney gen has taken the stand that national committeemen who bolt ed the last fall have no right to retain their But several who sup ported States Rights candidate Strom Thurmond in showed up anyway and asked the creden tials committee to recognize their claimsto Seats at Stake At stake were the two commit tee seats each of South Carolina and and one of The fight over McGraths move to read Dixiecrats out of the party completely overshadowed main business of the national committee since it was considered a foregone conclusion that William Boyle of Kansas would be elected the new Boyle has been executive vice chairman and Trumans chief patronage Challenge Authority Louisiana committeeman Talbot challenged authority of either McGrath or the credentials committee to deny him a vote at the Accusing Truman supporters of totalitarian he asserted that he and Miss Mary Evelyn Dickerson were duly elected by the Louisiana state Democratic committee as national committee and that only the state committee could remove If they kick me Ill take the fight back to the he 23 48 MINUTES 18YearOld Briton Swims Across English Channel coast after swimming 18 24 18y e a rold British Wednesday swam the English The chunky Mickjnans time was 23 hours and 48 one of the slowest on Mickman swam ashore at Kings down at GMT EOT after covering an estimated miles and staying in the water al most a full day and He started his channel swim from Cap Gris at GMT EDT Shirley May American schoolgirl and herself a channel rode out in a speedboat Tuesday to urge Mickman Mickman ncared the Britiah during four of which he battled a terrific wind and rain Then he apent almost six hours off Dover trying to fight his way in through the ebb tide and roughen ing Bill who accompanied hitn on the kept urging the boy to Tired as he was from his Philip refused to be pulled into the pilot Although the straightline dis tance froiii Cap oris to the chalk cliffs of Doyer is only 19 like most channel swim was forced off his course many particularly in the lajt stretch of hit Woman Slain At Duchesne In Car Court Sheriff Spreads Alarm For Suspect Held Earlier on Minor Count Tribune Special body of a 50yearold woman was found in a trailer house at a Duchesne auto court Tuesday at 1 and authorities imme diately broadcast an alarm for apprehension of her male com panion whom they had released from custody on a minor charge only 24 hours Sheriff Arzy Mitchell of Du chesne county said the positively identified as Edna had been dead for two or three days and had been stabbed in the left side with a paring which was found Alerts Inturmountain Area The sheriff said an alarm had been sent throughout the inter mountain area for a man about 33 years of age who was known to Duchesne officers as Hugo Op or Edward when he was arrested and fined on a concealed weapons The wanted for question ing in the was released from custody Monday after paying a 75 fine on the and left with a promise that he would re turn with his wife to explain a large sum of money which author ities had found in his The man was arrested Sunday night on a concealed weapon giving his name as Edward Later he said his name was Hugo Explaining that his money represented pro ceeds from a Colorado real estate he offered to return with his wife to substantiate his Jury Decides Murder A coroners jury Tuesday after noon decided that the woman whose body found had met death at the hand or hands of per son or persons unknown by felo nious means on or about Late Tuesday Earl Duchesne county said positive identification of the body as that of Opsahal had been made by means of photos and other identifying Authorities had difficulty in positively identifying the body be cause of piecing together fragments of evidence in the See Page Column 3 Parents Keep Hopes High For Lost Boy 23 Frantic parents expressed the hope Tuesday that little Larry Coleman was still alive as 1000 searchers slogged shoulder to shoulder through a swampy woodland for the who has been missing since and Kenneth Coleman said there was still a chance for their threeyearold despite the murky dangers of the forest and the prevalence of Little Larry disappeared into the tangled underbrush north of here Saturday while gathering pine cones and touched off one of the largest mercy missions in the states Hounds Lead Search National guard farm hands and vacationers joined in the night and day Blood hounds led the search parties and planes wheeled overhead in the hopes that a trail could be sighted from A light rain fell Tuesday on men already wet to the skin from wad ing through the dank swamp Sheriff Hjalmar Hulin said the search would continue no mat ter The men cant get any he Plunging through thickets and underbrush in a long the searchers already had covered about eight square miles southwest and north of the farmhouse where Larry had been Boy Believed Drowned Hulin believed that the boy prob ably drowned or fell a victim of a but intended to press the hunt until they reached natural barriers which the child could not have No bears were sighted but Hulin said he believed the clamor of the search had driven them deeper into the disdaining was pressing forward t hrough the woods with the volunteers in search of his The with two other had visiting Larrys grandparents on their farm near Boot lake when the child The three children went to the woods Saturday to gather pine cones and Larry failed to Herman Feldman tells senate committee At no time have I abused my position or misused the influence of my The sus pended head of army quartermaster corps wag called to testify regarding James selfstyled management DENIES WRONGDOING Quartermaster General Admits Telling Plans 23 UP management counsel Herman Johnson Brands B36 Charges Malicious Lies Calls for Full Exposure Of Character Assassins 23 of Defense Louis Johnson testified wrathfully Tuesday that ugly rumors of politi cal influence in B36 bomber purchases were malicious He demanded full exposure of what he called an attempt to assassi nate the reputations of public He appeared before the house armed services committee which is investigating the lirst reported in 8 floor speech by James Van Zanclt Pa and in two anonymous docu ments which closely paralleled Van Zandts MEET TODAY who began as a private and wound i who has said he is on up as head of the armys ingion Tuesday i a year buying the main star of the i acknowledged Tuesday that he gave a five percenter informa tion on the quartermaster corps purchasing But he denied there was any thing wrong in his He said the plans were not and had been published in at least one Justify Every Action I am Feldman told the senate investigations subcom to justify every action I have taken and every decision I have The 57yearold who has been suspended as quartermaster general since July said he may have made mistakes in his 38 years in the he at no time have I abused by position or mis used the influence of my At the time of his of the Army Gordon Gray said Feldman had furnished to a contractors representative pro curement information under cir cumstances which appear irregu First Appearance This was Feldmans first chance to tell his story of his relations with this James As Feldman denying that he ever sought gain or ad vantage for his voice shook Once he sound ed as if ne were near The subcommittee is studying the activities of five percenters who try to get contracts for businessmen in return for a As soon as Feldman had fin ished with his 2000 word prepared the subcommittee had to adjourn because several sena tors had previous Plenty of Questions But committee members made it plain that there are plenty questions they want to ask Feld man when he takes the stand again they j friendly terms with many a Wash inquiry by Margaret Smith Among those Hunt has claimed as his friends is Harry Harry S Trumans army Before Feldman read his state the committee had hoard OJear Jim A letter starting Dear Jim that Feldman wrote to giv ing details of the quartermaster corps Feldman said this program had been pub lished in a congressional report on a military appropriations he it had been published in at least one See Fage Column 4 Senators Okeh Million In Arms Aid 23 arms aid program for Korea and the Philippines was approved Tues day by the combined senate com mittees on foreign relations and armed No action was on the that Harry S Truman has asked to start re arming European signers of the North Atlantic designed to erect a bulwark against any Rus sian The combined committees ap proved these amendments to the Dill Tuesday By Alexander Smith pledging a maximum effort by this country to provide the United Nations with armed and to obtain an agreement for universal regulation and reduc tion of By Arthur Vanden berg John Foster Dulles to give con gress power to end foreign arms aid any time it found such aid Denies Vicious Charges Johnsons blanket denial of the unwarranted and unsup ported accusations backed up the stand previously taken before the committee by of Air Stu art Symington chal lenged Van Zandt to repeat the charges outside congress where he would not enjoy the cloak of con gressional Chairman Carl Vinson meanwhile spiked published re ports that the committee plans to wind up the inquiry this He said he had no knowledge of any such Johnson testified after Lauds deputy air force chief of and Edwin air force Cites Purchase Approval Marx Johnsons special also told the committee that the late James For restal approved the first postwar purchase of B36s on the advice if top civilian scientists who said it was the only plane in sight that could serve as an interconti nental atomic bomb He said his accusers have at tempted to torture three facts into a sinister He listed these as tlie fact that he was once a director of ConsOli datedVultee which makes the B36 that raised funds for the Democratic party in the 194S presidential campaign and that since becoming1 secretary of de he approved one of three air force requests for to buy Refutes Fantastic Fund Replying pointbypoint to vi cious insinuations based on these Johnson testified that It was completely fantastic and utterly false to say that he re ceived campaign contributions as high as from Floyd whose Atlas con trols it was his recollection that on each of two occasions Odium contribu ted to the Democratic cam and that five or six other ontributions were made through He reluctantly became a di rector of Consolidated in 1941 at the request of the late Franklin who was concerned production of the Jonsoiidated B24 Liberator Quiet on E36 He never discussed the B36 with anyone in the government until after he resigned from Con aolidateds board cf directors and became secretary of defense ast Soon after he took the air force sought his permission to buy 36 of the big sixengine bomb He approved the request on the advice of D wight Eisenhower and thr joint chiefs of Without mentioning Van a naval reserve captain who was Johnson asserted that ir responsible treatment of the false rumors had hurt He said that such reports should have been thoroughly investigated before they were aired on the floor of and that no Johnson Will List Cuts For Military 23 of Defense Louis John son Tuesday invited congressmen to meet with him Wednesday to icar the bad news about cuts nilitary spending in their The cuts will affect and air force activities throughout he nation and will involve firing civilian closing down some and curtailing operations at Senate sources said they have been informed Johnson has pre jared an order to shut down three navy yards and cut the activities of others These sources said the informa tion reaching the capitol ranged rom severe cutbacks of all in stallations to tile complete shut down of at Long and Styles Bridges already has protested to Johnson a recent cut of more than 200 civilian employes at the Ports mouth navy east coast center of submarine and report edly got assurance that yard would be the last to be been will they want to learn more inconsistent with terms of the j smirched without looking into about his relationship with United Nations the source of the IDAHO BLAZES GAIN Forest Fire Perils South Dakota Town Residents of a small South Da kota town a forest fire and strong winds spread fires raging in Idaho wood Gusty winds up to 40 mph whipped a fire in the Black Hills national forest within four miles of the little town of The fifty residents were escorted from the officials In thousands of troops and civilians battled widespread blazes in Quebec and Ontario Most of fires were under but rigid travel bans were Occasional showers and moist air cut the rate of burning of four big fires in the Payette national forest of where acrea of rich timberland wera High winds stalled the work of 1500 fire fighters and caused a spurt of flames at the north end of Hells at the bottomof a 7500foot FirefigHiijg in the yawning canyon was hazardous because of rock slides down the steep A new fire broke out over 200 acres of the Payette forest at Stratton Meadows but officials be lieve it would be brought under control Still out of con trol were fires at Warm Springs and Circle End A forest service who flew over the raging Payette said he could see flamed racing forward like wall oi molten Heaael laid amoka plunua as high as feet in the air before Regional Forester Rice at Boise announced that Boise and Payette forests and part of the Sawtooth forest would be closed to the public the first such ban in 18 650 brought under control a timber and brush land fire that had devastated acres in Shasta national for eat of California and Modoc na tional The blaze wai be lieved started Saturday by a less The In the Tilford area burned over 2000 acres of timber and The fire started in a grain field 25 mllea northwest of Rapid rolled through 500 of timber and then taat acroiu the Education Aid BfflGeis New Hearing 23 A freshman house member round ed up enough support Tuesday to force the labor committee to take another look at disputed pro posals for federal aid to educa Hugo firstterm Democrat from South announced he had obtained the signatures of 13 of the 25 mem bers of the committee on a peti tion to force a meeting on the Under house a majority of a committees mem bership can compel the catling of a even though the chairman Refuses Committee Call Chairman John Lesinski has refused repeatedly to call the committee together to re open the education aid the focus of an embittered re ligious a result of Sims a formal committee will be held There were no sug that the whole thorny problem had been solved automatically at on Richard Nixon committee member who didnt sign the remarked unless there has been a decided change of I cant sea anything1 coming out of this new Legislation Held Up The legislation hss been hc3 up Jor months by a dispute over whether particularly shoujd be allowed to share in grants frozn the federal Graham Harden insisted in his bill that they shouldnt Numerous Roman Catholic including Francis Cardinal have declared it is wrong to bar paro chial school pupils from receiving such benefits as bus transportation and health The senate passed a bill author izing a year aid to be granted to the states on a sliding j Joseph Daw a prominent an nounced that he had withdrawn from a conference which had been called to dUcuss federal aid to Dawson said in a statement So far in this controversy it appears to be the strategy of the Catholfts to kill free ipeech and constitutional action by hurling the epithet The an infernal had been called by Chairman Leainaki Ke had Invited leaders of educatkm and ligion to diacuaa the MfNtt jftif to education   

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