Salt Lake Tribune, August 28, 1949

Salt Lake Tribune

August 28, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 28, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS pj lotermountain Network Station KALL Montey Tkroiifh tiittf WEATHER iartly cloudy to cloudy Sunday Details on Page S15 136 SALT LAKE SUNDAY AUGUST 1919 PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Waning Hurricane Veers Inland Toward Georgia HANGAR CRUMBLES Heavy Planes Splinter Before Storms Force Leaves 3 58 Hurt Losses Hit 60 Million 27 weirdlyturning hurricane Saturday aimed its waning force at south Georgia By CHARLES BARRETT pinclamis after giving Florida a WEST PALM 27 big trans A flank brought damaging gusts to this largest Florida city port planes and 24 private aircraft were wrecked in a spectacular to feel the storms devastating after the whirling winds had assault on International airport by j A metalandconcrete hangar was It fell into a south Floridas superstrewn wreckage from Floridas southern gold coasts to its north erly Roaring Winds Leave TopsyTurvy Wake One of 40 airplanes wrecked by the hurricane hangs atop wreckage of its hangar at West Pabn Sixteen huge C46s were among planes wrecked during fury of which roared into Florida Friday accompanied by gusts up to 150 miles per THOUSANDS MEET HEADON Marching Vets Battle Crowd C At Paul Robeson Concert 27 battled Paul Robesbn concert crowd in fierce threehour riot Saturday night and at least 13 persons were reported stabbed or The heated battle broke out When a parade sponsored by vet erans groups clashed head on with thousands of concert goers on a dirt road outside a wooded picnic grove where the Negro singer was to GAR Gathers To Conduct Final Camp Picture on page 2A 27 UP Union veterans stepped feebly off trains here Saturday to meet four of their buddies for the 83rd and last encampment of the Grand Army of the They were greeted by a hillbilly led by the grandson of a Con federate soldier they fought some 84 years The fourday en campment opens The six veterans who fought to preserve the union assembled to say their last farewells and disband their oncepowerful first to Arrive Commander in Chief Theodore was the first to He wore his blue serge uniform and hat and the insignia of his Ten minutes Albert Wool got off another I want a bovrt of he Didnt have any lunch on the Roy the leader of the said the mem bers of his were all from My Ccrum fought with the Confederates at the Battle of Penninjjton Acuff But I have a deep respect for these Union Too Old to Travel Penland said this encampment would be the last because were getting too old to Woolsons son who is traveling with said his father would like to see the encampments The first encampment of the G A R was held here in automobile and were bringing James Robert Joseph and Charles Long They are the only ones of the surviving GAR members able to travel to the last earthly encamp ment of the At the height of its the G A R took eredit for sleeting five presidents the United The veterans parade was in Patterson declined to tell where protest Robesons alleged leftwing Some march ers carried placards with anti Communist 5000 Persons Fight Newsmen on the reported that at least 5000 persons milled fighting with sticks and other The while mostly contained many Automobiles were and a huge stack of camp chairs was set ablaze while brass bands and spiritual singing rang out in the picnic The veterans had gathered to stage a parade in to the One man was another was beaten severely on the and 11 other white and Negro per sons were treated for bruises and cuts at a 11 Reported Released The 11 were reported released State police sent squads of offi cers to the scene and reported they had quelled the milling riot by some three hours after it They said they had made no The Peeskill hospital re were beaten with anything they could get their hands Robeson did not appear on the William executive secretary of the Civil Rights con which was to benefit from he said he met Robeson en route to the grove and whisked lim away to a safe He said Robeson was saved from bodily possibly lynch only by precautions taken by the Civil Rights congress and Robeson was Robeson recently returned from a visit to He was quoted as saying at Paris that Megros would not light in a war against His concert appearance had been scheduled by the Peoples Artists committee for the benefit of the Harlem branch of the Civil Rights The congress has been labeled subversive by the Justice Seriate Votes Bill To Pay Off Cagey Convict 27 UP The senate Saturday voted to refund a 100 fine John Hart who contended he should have been fined at least for bank In 1937 he pleaded guilty to bank robbery in western Ken tucky and was sentenced to 15 years in He also was fined ortach of three Hart paid the But later he got to at the The legal minimum for the of fense charged in one of the he is Hart thus figured the fine was illegal and should be The trial court agreed and set the fine To refund how requires an act of The bill now goes to tlx Legion Crams Quaker City For Conclave 27 legionnaires swarmed into Philadelphia in a gay mood serving no tice their national convention open ing Monday will be the usual com bination of serious business and While the monkeyshining 40 and 8 delegations arrived in in creasing numbers with their loco motives and bells and the convention committees worked hard to draw up the proposals which will be submitted to the delegates for Defense Recommendations Most importantof the programs were the national defense recom which will be given the finishing touches by a special legion commission The convention actually is four meetings in one with the the womens the fun making 40 and 8 and the wom ens S and 40 holding separate business The 8 and 40 honor group of the auxiliary met Saturday in the of Convention and elected Jesse as new or na tional head of the The all former major officers in the also heard a report by chairman of the child welfare that the organization had spent in the past year on a pro gram of tuberculosis prevention and control in Children Served The money was used to cure for a total of she re The department of Ohio presented a check at the meeting for a bed at the Jewish hospital in High spot of the national con vention will come when Harry S Truman addresses the delegates at Convention Tuesday the legionnaires knock off from business annual elaborate 15hour On the serious the conven tion was expected to again demand universal military training and assail the army for not putting up fight to U M T in Dollar Parley Air British Aid Avenues 2 up Great Brit and Canada started prelimi nary talks Saturday on how to ease Britains dollar if pos without congressional ac tion at this Fifty economic experts of the three powers met at the State de partment to size up the problem and agree on the basic statistics that might point the way to a so Sir Henry Wilson head of the British presented Britains version of how the crisis developed and how serious it To Present Analyses In meetings next Under secretary of State James Webb of the United States and Norman secretary of the Ca nadian cabinet will present their analyses of the Accrued data will be submitted to British and Canadian finance ministers who meet here Sept 6 for the of the talks seeking a permanent solu tion of Britains chronic economic In its trade with dollar coun tries such as the United Britain has been buying more than it Britain has had to pay most of the difference with Now Britains gold is run ning out Must Keep Dollars Great Britain must stop spend ing so many dollars or else get more dollars from loans or Anyloan or gift at this time is out The British will not even ask for Congress is too But the British hope that Amer ican officials by executive orders can alter various government reg ulations enough to give British goods a better break in tile tough American 40foot junk adorned by wrecked C16 transport weighing about pounds were ripped from their moorings and tossed over the field and out of one landed a quarter of a mile Proof of Force The airport scene perhaps better than any the fury of Friday nights hurri cane smack at the rich southeast Florida there were no deaths reported in the path of the Residents in the hardhit area from Fort Lauderdale to to Lake Okeechobee qu i c k 1 y tackled the big task of cleaning up the Little girls helped sweep coco nuts into a Steam shovels scooped debris from the lifting entire palm West Palm Beach and Palm Delray Beach and Lake Worth were sprinkled with smashed neon loose foliage and other storm swept Power and telephone lines were restored in many areas and the hardhit section slowly worked to ward normal Million Damage Damage was estimated at in Palm Beach area At the monster hurricane left estimated damage and 500 The airport here was a vivid illustration of concentrated Damage to buildings and planes at the field was estimated at more than Only one steel post remained upright at one Sheets of metal and twisted planes pyra mided against the Near the one private plane spread eagled like a Another plane wrapped itself around the top of the post like an apple sticking on a In 16 out of the 17 transports tied to concrete aprons were swept Some of them apparently rose on the 105mile gusts for a little gliding without a crew or The center of the tiring hurri cane passed liule move than 65 miles west of headed toward after wrecking j knocking out communications and damagingcrops along a broad path up the Florida 3 58 Injured Despite vigilance of the weath er bureau and Red Cross officials the storm had killed three per sons and injured It had caused an estimated damage in Palm Beach county on the j I They viewed the outcome as coast and caused untold crop The decision will age in the citrusgrowing ridge j come Monday afternoon in a vote quickly surveying Senate Groups Await Funds Cut Showdown 27 UP senate blocs squaredoff Saturday for the payoff test in their government economy James He denies the use of Influence for his FOR GAIN ON THE INSIDE SECTION A National 14 13 SECTION B Local 14 Drama 9 Mines and Markets 11 SECTION S Sports 16 Classified SECTION W H Farm Over the Fence SECTION M Features Radio Cripps at Odds on Idea For Solution to Money Ills 27 Ernest Bevin and economics boss Sir Stafford Cripps will go to the Washington dollar talks in personal disagreement over one of Bevins their associates Prime Minister Clement Attlee has called the British cabinet to allday talks Monday to okeh Formally a policy worked out in weeks of backroom The BevinCripps cleavage is likely to backdrop the cabinet con his associates has been nlumpine for what he calls a fullscale integration ol the dol lar and pound sterling This could possibly mean a cus oms union or even a common but informants say Bevin never made clew just what he has in American in discussing his have used the phrase economic union an ideal al ready publiciy rejected by of State Dean Bevin reportedly argues that integration is not only essential but also a logical outcome of AngloAmerican diplomatic Responsible officials in Cripps up their hands at Bevins They say its poetic and tartly de clare that Bevin is no Cripps takes the view that Brit ain can win only by hard work by producing mere goods at less cost and using high pressure sajes manship to market them for dol Britain must have dollars to buy the raw materials and food she Bevin and Cripps will be travel ing together on the They leave Hunt Denies Any Use Of Influence 27 UP Hunt Saturday said he never asked Harry Vaughan to do anything for me more important than getting foot Jail tickets at the ArmyNotre Dame football The alleged five per center added in a sworn statement the White House military aide ever asking me to do anything more important than get a sup ply of matches for an ambassador or a fresh supply for the White Denies Using Influence Hunt also declared he never used improper influence and in a vigorous defense of his conduct asserted We expect to continue in busi ness for a long time to Hunt made these statements in a lengthy affidavit sent to the senate five per center subcom Most of it was a defense of his activities as a management counselor and answers to testi mony against him brought out in the five per center ChairmanClyde Hoey said whether statement is ad mitted as a part of the committee record will be determined after members have a chance to read In any Hoey the com mittee will reserve the right to crossexamine Hunt or call him for other testimony it hie health To ni to Testify An official medical report indi cated that Hunt would not be able to appear for at least four suffering from a chronic heart is too ill to testify before the senate group which has been investigating his business operations for He signed t 4 ute oiiiuebVAb ma uc iu a pital Roger Hunts released the statement as the com mittee prepared to question Vaughan Tuesday in the climax to j its investigation of Washingtons influence young fruit carpeting the ground under citrus estimated un officially that 75 of the grape fruit and 25 of the orange crop were The storms haphazardlyaimed punches Saturday night lost much of their Gusts up to 40 miles an as measured by the weather knocked out suburban power and communica tions circuits Atlantic Tides The weather bureau said Atlan tic tides would be stirred to dan gerous heights along the adjacent and hurricane warnings were hoisted from Daytona to Police and ambulance crews scurried noisily through Jackson ville thoroughfares to take precau Republican tionary measures at scenes of fall on a rider to the defense appropriation The rider would require Harry S Truman to hold all fed eral spending 5 to 10 below his January budget which totaled No Victory Claims Neither side is making victory Administration leaders will fight the and a two thirds senate vote is necessary for its Spokesmen for both sides admitted that the outcome may depend on which has been running high in the senate during the past few Democratic Leader Scott Lucas I think we have the votes to defeat the How most Republicans and a siz able bloc of Democrats are ex pected to vote for the Robert Taft of was con en high tension lines and smashed plate glass Other crews were kept busy repairing1 utility Greater damage lay in the path it marched across lower Florida before making the freakish north ward The 155 mile an hour winds had unroofed scores of toppled railroad and leveled semitropical palm Most in History Mark adjutant general of the state national said the storm caused more property damage than any other in the states Lance re turned to Augustine Saturday night after a tour of east coast The Johns river in Jackson ville overflowed its banks by one foot cutting off several roads in the Riverside and Timuquana sec both wealthy residential Storm winds and rain caused short circuit in a Florida power and light generating plant at 50 miles west of far down the Florida west Damage to the plant was placed at according to power company district manager Unofficial Peak The fire cut power to three Arcadia and DeSoto county which has a total population of only The which hit an un official peak of 150 miles per hour at West Palm Beach Friday had subsided over the peninsular land mass and its highest winds were around 70 miles per The hurricane bulldozed a wide path across the from Palm fident the rider would get more than a simple majority but he was uncertain whether it could command the needed Sponsors Rider John McClellan sponsor of the be lieves there is a good chance of adoption if the senate lineup is not upset by The pro posal was indorsed by 63 senators when it came from his executive expenditures committee as a sepa rate Aimed at balancing the federal the rider is based on a proposal originally framed by ranking Republicans on the ap propriations Rebels Seize Bolivia City LA 27 and Fascists joined forces for a military revolt Saturday and seized a provincial but elsewhere were quickly Government sources said dissi dent army forces struck at dawn n Oruro Cochabamba and Santa capitals of the prov inces of the same names stretching across southern Bolivia from Chile to Mamerto acting president announced that the rebels seized Santa Cruz and imprisoned the provincial gov Antonio Rico They also seized two planes he he the rebel forces had been routed or con Several persons were reported See page Column i j injured but casualties were indefi Yugos Charge Russ Warship With Danube Provocation A Good Vaughan will be asked to tell whether his White House activities as a friend of alleged fixers were carried out just to be a good fellow or for some oyier He also will be asked whether Harry S Truman knew his name was being used by the mili tary aide to help John Mara gons commercial In his 17page notarized state supplemented by two photo stated Hunt sought to answer most ofthe charges against him in the hearing to Hunt not only denied any wrongdoing he asserted that he has performed a service which I know was of real vslue to my See Page Column i 27 Russian in a deliberately provocative man steamed 200 miles down the Danube through Yugoslav terri tory and then back this Yugoslav officials said Saturday These officials said both times the which mounted light defied Yugoslav orders to in outright violation of the river code adopted by the Danube states in Yugoslavia will certainly un dertake the necessary steps in or der to guard the integrity of her territorial waters from similar vio lations in the the officials They said the a appeared suddenly at oh the Romanian just before dawn A monitor is a small able for river ships of this type usually mount very heavy Word of the Soviet vessels dash along the Danube came early Sat urday from irrefutable sources and was confirmed Saturday night by Yugoslav ministry of transport The ship appeared at Kladovo only four hours after the Soviet Union had presented its note to Yugoslav government denouncing the regime of Marshal Tito as an enemy and a foe of Yugoslav fronteirguards sig naled the demanding that she submit to sn examination by Yugoslav river Thin was in accordance withthe code adopted The signals were trans port officials They said the guards were not to give the Russians the slightest excuse to botb ;