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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 26, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS InterinouaUia Network Station EALL WEATHER Clear north and west partly cloudy Details oa Page 35 134 SALT LAKE FRIDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Vaughan Used Chiefs Name in Visa Deal White House Aide Ordered Seat For Maragoii Europe Flights 25 Harry Vaughan repeatedly used his prestige as White House military aide to enable his close John to use hardtoget military planespace for perfume business trips to Europe right after the it was revealed In the senates Public Power Bill Draws Nod in Senate 25 UP senate Thursday passed the Interior departments annual money bill by voice vote after restoring nearly all the funds sought by public power senators for new transmission line construc The action was a major policy victory for Harry S who campaigned vigorously in the Pacific northwest last fall in be half of public power The senate passed the measure and sent it to conference with the house after rejecting a proposal by Paul Pouglas to reduce it by about That would have brought it into line with the houseapproved fig ure of TwoWeek Debate In the nearly two weeks it took to push the bill through the sen the public power supporters won approval for all but one of their proposed increases for power They compromised on the issue for a new power system In The senate appropriation com mittee had recommended for the But it stripped the measure of most of its authority for new power con Instead of building own trans mission the committee the government should sell its pow er to private companies in could haul it to the ultimate consumers over their Ogden Jobs The bill carried for the Provo river project and 170 for the Ogden river The measure alao restored 186 for power facilities for the Idaho Anderson ranch dam proj It added for the HavreShelby line on the Peck project in The project was approved by the house al though it had been requested by the reclamation 100Mile Wind Hits Bahamas 25 hurricane charged into the Ba hamas with 100 mph winds Thurs day and the Miami weather bureau said southeast Florida was scheduled to be the next AH interests in southeast ndr Ida should make preliminary prepa rations and stand by for possible hurricane the weather bureau Its 11 advisory placed the hurricane center direct ly over Cat island in the a little more than 300 miles east of The station on Cat island re ported winds95 mph at the weather bureau The warning service predicted the hurricanes center should teach the vicinity of Nassau in 10 hours on its present westnorthwest course at a speed of 15 mph over the It also was brought out Maragon and his boss at one five percenter investigators Vaughac obtained a priority for Maragon by telling the Statt department Harry S Tru man was interested personally in seeing that the mysterious little GreekAmerican got to Orders for Maragon They said the general also wrote a series of letters and notes to both at home and some of them almost amounting to to get Maragon aboard a military plane and to clear his entry into restricted European that that Chicago perfume maker David made the flights when thousands of warweary American including were jammed up in Eu rope awaiting transportation No one said whether Tru man was aware his name was ing used to help the pair obtain scarce perfume oils valued at many thousands of Vaughan Testifies Tuesday Possession of the oils presuma bly gave them an advantage over competitors stranded in this coun try by lack of permits and trans That is one of the points the investigators will try to clear up next Tuesday when Vaughan will be called to explain testimony which persistently has linked his name with James Hunt and other capital influence The military who had been scheduled to appear re quested the additional time to work with his attorney on his defense dapper for Kansas City shoeshine boy who rose to become a White House will testify Fri Deep Freezer Source Bennett is president of the Albert Verley the firm which sent gift deep freezers to Vaughn and a small circle of White House including Chief Justice Fred Vinson and of the Treas ury John As the committee dug deeper into Vaughans relations with there were these other developments The committee was told Mara gon received in salary and expenses from Trans America in 1948 for helping the firm buy surplus war Maragon previously had denied under oath that he received any money from the Files Recovery Suit George treas urer of TransAmerica revealed that he had suit against Maragon in federal district court hers seeking return of He said Maragon was given the money in francs to convert into either currencies He said Mara gon later claimed the money as a Chadwick testified that Mara gon once assaulted him in his of thought my arm an effort to recover a copy of a letter which Maragon said would prove the was ritrhtfullv Sen Joseph McCarthy demanded the Justice de partment turn over its explaining why Maragon was not prosecuted for trying to smuggle in rare perfume oils in the guise of champagne for the White Maragon later reclaimed the oil by paying a 1500 I Have Never Curried Official Favor Floyd head of Atlas denied wooing official favor when he testified Thursday before the house armed services committee at its B36 bomber Atlas controls firm making Truman Holds Off Answer To Renomination Query MISSION TO MOSCOW British Red Dean Hails Peace Sentiment 25 Hewlett Red dean of Englands Can terbury told a Russian peace conference that he could not believe Britain would fight the Soviet Union and that he found an immense peace sentiment in the United Johnson was the final speaker at the opening session of an ail Russian conference of peace par It will be difficult to launch war in my Johnson Scotsmen and Englishmen do not want to be destroyed by atom I cannot think that my coun try will fight against those who won victory over fascism at Sta In your struggle for peace you art not Recalling atalk he had wKh Premier Josef Stalin four years Johnson said Stalin was right when he said The men ace to peace may become the cap italist Johnson said that it was during recent lecture tour in the United States that he found an immense peace Johnson said that it was during his recent lecture tour in the United States that an immense peace Johnson ended his speech Long live the Soviet Union Long live peace in the Attacks by speakers on the United States were accompanied by an explosion of press attacks on both the United States and in dividual including Harry S Truman Some 1500 from all over the Soviet Union and their numerous foreign atttndeO the 25 Harry S Truman hinted smilingly Tuesday that he wont run in but he refused to be nailed down definitely on his The most he would sayis that he may take the stump for Demo cratic congressional candidates in the 1950 That he after the nomiaations are made aribVwheh the chips are He has repeatedly he would not take part in except maybe in his home state of Not Like Coolidge The presidents political future came in for discussion when a reporter recalled a short speech Truman made earlier in the The newsman said it sounded as if he would not be a candidate in British Reduce Eye Dollar Trade 25 launched a doublebarreled attack on jts economic crisis the treasury told all de partment heads to trim their sails for a pounds cut in next years national That means they will have an average of 5 less to spend than thev have under the budget for the fiscal year which began April Of the current Britains defense spending will account for approximately So the armed forces are expected to be a big target in the economy Another target may be the ex pensive national health whose free medical and dental treatment is costing more than was v Doltor Source Hunted The second attack on the eco nomic problem went into high gear with talks on how to sell more goods for The man in the center of things was Paul head of the Euro pean Cooperation administration Hoffman spckc first a private luncheon of an AngloAmerican committee on Ambassador Lewis Douglas invited a group of top British leaders to dinner Thursday night to meet with They include Prime Minister Clement Foreign Ernest Bevin and board of trade president Harold Price The government economy order came from Sir Stafford chancellor of the It was made public by a wellplaced government source two weeks be fore the opening of the British dollar shortage talks in Washing Sept Despite Migry threats of a shopkeepers the board of trade ordered a 5 cut in the re tail price of utility goods as of Sept These gootts include footwear and household whost production cost Is subsidised by the government to keep prices wftNn reach of the Truman acknowl edged that was the implication he He had told a group ofteenage that he could not promise any appointments five years from because that is a year or two beyond the time when my term will But youre going to be a candi arent you another news Bian The president said he would answer that when the time He added he is not in the position of Calvin as said in 1927 7 do not choose to A reporter said that McGrath in a speech Wednesday had hinted that the president might make a personal campaign year for congressional candi dates of his Taft Fight Eyed That is a Tru man He added he may go out on the stump and not con fine his activity to but not until all nominations are To a query whether he would enter where the Democrats will make a determined effort to defeat Robert he said he would not answer such specific Reporters will have to wait to see how things On other the presi dent said Hits Newspaper Talk He is hopeful that something can be accomplished in the September financial talks with the All the talk about recriminations between the United States and Britain has been in the newspapers and nowhere he He would be happy to see for mer Herbert Lehman in the senate fromNew but that is up to the people of New Lehmans nwne has been discussed as a possible candidate this No vember for the remainder of the term of former Robert Federal loans to build toll roads are all The Reconstruction Finance corporation has been mak ing such Cutter Set Trip tG Treat Shipboard Polio 25 coast guard plane and a cutter met at Halifax Thurs day night to start a mercy trip to sea with medical aid and equipment for a 21yearold in fantile paralysis The plane landed at nearby Dartmouth airport carrying Nathaniel Greenfield of New a portable respirator and a From the airport the equip ment was rushed across Halifax hmrbor by a Canadian navy crash boat to the cutter Coos The cutter was scheduled to through choppy teas to meet the liner The Cunord liner asked for assistance for Sidney Moody of Cunard officials said the liner carried a medical staff but lacked an iron lung for thepolio B36 Probe Clears Instigator Admits Error House Jumps Senate Calls Recess 25 UP house voted Thursday to let most of its membership go home and stay there until whether the likes it or Without it passed a resolution under which it will go through the motions of holding meetings each Tuesday and Fri day until the senate can clean up its heavy backlog of work and congress can adjourn sine But no business will be trans acted and the twoaweek sessions will be that in name The house will meet and immediately Speaker Sam Rayburn out the procedure after the enate Wednesday refused to give its con sent for the house to quit more than three Burst of Applause There was f loud burst of ap plause as Rayburn rapped his gavel and announced that the resolution had Many members al ready were at the ready to leave for home Rayburn noted coldly that it would have been possible for house members to take an outright vaca the necessity for leaving a few members here for a meeting every three days if the senate had given its coopera He said the house will meet briefly Friday but that there will be no oneminute no extension of remarks in the record or anything No Laughing Matter The senates action was any thing but a laughing matter to house Regular appro priations bills still are piled high in the senate and house members feel the senators are to blame for the fact that congress hasnt quit before The house has completed almost all of its work except for confer ences with the senate on bills that are in In addition to money the senate still must acton the admin istrations foreign arms farm minimum displaced persons and several other New Vote Kills Rights Rider On Homes Bill 25 UP house Thursday knocked out an embarrassing civil rights amendment in the administra tions new housing then massed the measure and sent it o the senate for final The bill is intended to help mid dleincome families finance new lomes and is a followup to the ongrange program for lowrent lousing passed earlier in the ses Its chief provision would ex tend power of the federal hous ing authority and the Reconstruc tion Finance to insure up to in construction oans by private lending The authority otherwise expires on Aid to College The RFC would be authorized also to make up to in loans to manufacturers of pre abriated houses and to lend money to educational institutions for housing facilities for students and faculty A provision for in direct housing loans to veterans was scuttled in a preliminary maneuver that killed the civil rights Both were approved tentatively Wednesday by a teller vote while many Democratic chieftains were ai the White House attending swearingin ceremonies for Tom the new supreme court Reversal by Vote The fearing that the civil rights proviso would kill the bills chances in the of fered the banking committee ver sion a complete It was shouted through to pas development that auto matically reversed everything done at Vito Marchantonio who sponsored the civil rights tried in vain to get it put Had it stayed in the then could have been no discrimina tion because of color or creed in the admissionor tenancy of any homes built under the Willis Kittcr Named to federal court bench in SENATE APPROVAL PENDS Truman Names Ritter Utah Federal Judge 25 Harry S Truman Thursday nominated Willis Ritter of Salt Lake City to be federal district judge for was named to succeed Tillman who retired last spring at the age of The president acted shortly after having been paid a call at the White House by Elbert Thomas The later told re porters he had discussed legis lative matters with Ritter had received Thomas indorsement several weeks Nominee May Be Invited To Meet Committee Ritter was advised by Thomas Thursday that he would probably be asked to come to to meet with the senate judiciary committee be fore his nomination for the Utah ederal judgeship is The senator explained that for the past several years the committee had followed a practice of inter viewing judicial nominees before voting for The expectation is that the nom inations will be acted upon soon as about 30 cases arm motions are awaiting disposal in the Twentythree of the pending cases Committee Ends Finds Charges Baseless 25 B36 bomber tion blew up with a dramatic bang Thursday as a navy critic of the billion dollar deal confessed he was all and a house committee exonerated defense officials of any collusion or Weeks of rumors and charges of political chicanery were sponged off the books with startling suddenness when A suspended navy Cedric who started the whole thing with a sensational anonymous ad mitted he had made a great The house armed services committee voted unanimously that its weeks of hearings had found no evidence to support the insinuation that dishon or favoritism had any part in the B36 procurement pro These were the words of Chairman Garl Vinson which the members quickly Voting with Vinson was James Van Zandt who had touched off the inquiry with a speech in the house calling for an investigation of disturbing reports concerning Defense Louis Air Stuart Symington and Floyd financier whose Atlas controls the com pany making the The counted upon to deliver the atom jomb to the enemy in case of are costing over a billion The charges included That the plane was obsolete That Odium nade great campaign gifts to the Truman cause when Johnson was fundraiser year That Symington might quit to take a big job under retired at never filled this posi tion but Ritter indicated that he plans to make such an appoint Other appointments include a referee in commissioners for Salt Lake City and a court clerk and three or four two court re a personal secretary ant possibly a law Ritter is a native of Utah and has been University of member of the Utah law schoo faculty since For the pasl several years he has served as a parttime professor and engaged in private He received his degree from the Univer sity of an degree cum laude from the University of Cal lage law school and a de free from the Harvard law The consisting of and Ritter and four reside at 27 University To Investigate Note Late in the day Navy Francis Matthews announced that a court of inquiry under Thomas will convene here 29 circumstances to investigate surrounding the the preparation of the anonymous memorandum which touched off the congressional Van Zandt told every body mentioned in the inquiry so far has been cleared and that exactly as it should The he have the air just M he JET DEFENSE Develops B36 Guard are petitions in As district Ritter will have from 12 to 15 ap pointments to One of these will be a probation officer to make presentence investigations and su pervise federal prison Judge Tillman who Daredevil Dies After Fire Test 25 In carnival thrill shows daring cyclists race through sheets of unscathed and take their Donald thought try San being a dare Wednesday he poured gaso line from a onto the When he lit the bucket tipped and his clothing caught The boy died in a hospital Thurs day of 25 Karl Compton said Thurs day that the TJnltRd Slates is vefoping an exceedingly import ant guided missile which the B36 can use to protect itself against speedy jet chairman of the de fense departments research and development said his board is supervising research on four general classes of guided missiles that are in various stages of de exceedingly im He described portant the air to air which may well become the prin cipal artillery of air combat The speed of jet fighters gives them both an offensive and defen sive advantage over the larger and slower he But if the bombers are armed with missiles which can be launched against these fighters at considerable and if the mis siles automatically steer them selves toward the attacking fighter and explode a powerful war head at contact or in close vicinity then again we have an improved coun ter measure to protect the bomb templated in a resolution asking for an He said it was up to congress to find out if there was anything wrong and correct it if there After Thursdays extraordinary committee Joseph committee told reporters he thinks the charges Worth spread come from other and higher places Infection Is The area of infection is wider and he The committee may go into the question of whether anyone else is behind the During the Johnson and Symington had blasted all suggestions of irregularities in their dealings with the engined atom bomb Thursday it was Odiums he said There is not one rivet of poli tics in the There is not one ounce of special favoritism in its more than pounds of loaded The innuendoes and insinua tions concerning the order that caused this investigation jiour committee are completely Never Asked Favor During my more than 30 years of business life I have never either asked for or received business favor from any political Odium took the witness chair after the investigators had just heard him described by Worth as Worths paper had spoken of efforts of the Atlas to take over the national fense But after Odium had See Page Column PLAY TANGLE TOWNS Fascinating Skill Game Sweeps 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