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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 29, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Xhrouth Friday WEATHER Clear to partly cloudy Details DO Page 21 137 SALT LAKE MONDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Russ Ponder New Move In Tito Row Cominf orm Frames Crucial Order At Sofia Conclave 28 and political leaders of the CommU hist bureau of information cpminform are meeting in Sofia and plan to make an im portant announcement it was learned on excellent author ity It was indicated that the meet Ingwas called to consider the next step by the cominform in its bit ter dispute with Marshal Tito of At the same time it was reported in reliable quarters usat there has been an important shift in Rus military strength in this Troops Large numbers of troops and armored equipment have been transferred from Romania to po sitions in Hungary opposite ths Yugoslav according to these The troops include at least two and possibly three mechanized di visions with large numbers of informants They are reported to be sta tioned in the neighbor of about 10 miles from the Yugoslavia in the center oil the rich plain which begins at Budapest and ex tends to Belgrade is about 110 air line miles south of It is a six hour motor ride along the asphalt the highway in Yugo The road runs through Voyvodina Yugoslavias bread via this countrys third largest Adjacent Frontier Subotica is afeout 10 miles from the frontier and 25 miles southwest of The country is ideal for tank Peace treaties have been ratified for both Romania and But Russia is permitted to keep troops in those countries still on the ground that they are needed to protect communications to Aus which is still under four power Bulgarian officials in Sofia re fuse to confirm that a meeting of cominform country military offic ersis going on But they told western diplomats who asked about it that an important announcement would be made Ana Romanian foreign minister and a top Communist party is one of the political delegates at the Sofia Foreigner Bar The cominform parley appar ently several days ago when the Bulgaria leading hotel in was sealed to all foreigners who normally use it Strict security measures were taken in the area of the Militiamen with tommy guns pa trol the streets and stand guard on surrounding advices Colonelgenerals of the Hungarian and Polish armies have been seen entering and leaving the hotel but none has been identified by name in advices received There is considerable diplomatic speculation in because of the atmosphere of the whether the cominform is trying to make the Yugoslav government nervous and possibly to provoke it into some hasty move on which Soviet propaganda could Diplomats doubt that the Rus sians would gamble on any action which might cause danger of a Bal kan explosion in their fight against Marshal Heres Military Discipline on the Distaff Side Two girl war first to be named American Legion assistant sergeants at hear details from Richard Bay sergeant at Girls Grace Edith New Rational convention will begin Legion Airs Far East Plan On Eve of 31st Conclave 28 most of the expected Eritrsa Hangs Rebels 28 advices said Sun day that instigators of recent at tacks against European employes of the FrenchEthiopian railroad in Ethiopia were hanged on the spot by order of Emperor Haile A recommendation for a new policy in the far keyed to a western Pacific defense was reported under study of an American Legion committee Sun day on the eve of the 31st annual The fourday biggest in Legion begins Harry S a Missouri speaks at 12 before a joint session of the Le gion and its womens Hear Testimony Legion committees have been studying end hearing testimony on nearly 1000 proposed ranging all the way from baseball to Those which re ceive committee backing will be placed before the The hearings have been behind i closed and the decision on j far east policy was not made pub lic But a highly placed declining to be said there was strong backing for a proposal that the Legion write off China as lost to the Commu Not Urge Withdrawal this official the proposed resolution would not urge withdrawal from the entire far On the the Legion was askad to recom mend fortification of Japan and Alaska to buttress an Arctic cir cle to Australia barrier to further Communist a top priority issue in the past three Legion conven may take a back seat this time behind foreign policy and recommendations for the armed Among newly suggested resolutions are two which would Withhold veterans benefits from Communists and bar Communists from government Red Party Outlaw The Americanism committee has received again a request that the Legion urge congress to outlaw the Communist Legionnaires poured into Phila delphia all this sunny By 6500 delegates and some visitors had moved into prear ranged housing Downtown streets of the Quaker usually almost deserted on echoed to the whistles and clanging1 40 and 8 boxcars and some of them driven here from voi tures posts thousands of miles There was no shortage of the usual convention comedians and One clown parading around city hall carried a long stick bearing a sign ElevenFoot Pole to Touch Things You Would nt Touch With a TenFoot Coincident with the main con ventions of the Legion and womens the 8 and honor group of the opened convention sessions Satur da3 Six Gnarled Vets Begin Final GAR Conclave 28 knarled veterans of the Civil among the last of the boys in began their fi nal encampment Of the nations 16 surviving Union Army the half dozen were the only ones able to make the trip here for the 83rd and final meeting of the Grand Army of the The all of them over gathered for a final and to swap again the time dimmed stories of the battles they fought 85 years they are scheduled to disband a oncepowerful organ ization which at its peak num bered and played an in fluential part in electing six presidents of the United But among the handful of aging there still was a sentiment to continue the meet to meet again next Secret Probe of B36 Charges Threatens Shakeup in Navy 28 UP inquiry appointed by of the admirals begin a closed Navy is door investigation Monday that could lead to a drastic upheaval in the navy department as a result of attacks on the air force and its B36 Heading the special court of Thomas commander of Rutledge Stricken In Maine Village 28 supreme court was under treatment Sun day night at York village The hospital said he was admitted for a circulatory condition which is The 55yearold jurist entered the hospital Saturday He passed a comfortable a super visor Justice Rutledges wife and a daughter visited him ARDUOUS CLIMB UP ARARAT Scientists Begin Quest for Ark DOGU 28 Americans started up Mt Ararat at dawn Sunday to determine finally whether Noahs ark is It will be several days at best before any results are Ararat is high and broad in But the if there is should be somewhere about the Turkey granted permission for the climb in the face of strenuous Russian protests that the Amerii cans were not bent on finding the but acting as The mountain looks down on Soviet territory in came a Russian aviator who swore he saw on Ararat a ship identical to that of Noah ai de scribed in the The climbers started from thei base in this peasant lo 20 miles from Turkish RussianIranian They were loaded with supplies and ac companied by a Turkish escort A hot summer that washed much of the snow and ice off Ararat was in their The mountain nor mally is well The same conditions prevailed last when some peasants re they had seen an object resembling a The object had been uncovered by an unusually heavy The Americans are Aaron retired missionary from Walter engineer Sea Long Wendell of physi cist at the Oak Ridge atomic en ergy plant in terior decorator of and an Associated Press corre Also the party were Negati head of the arche ological branch of Turkeys educa tion two army captains and two Ogg and Newton are members of the Oriental Arche ological Research which Smith incorporated in North Caro lina last They have been in Turkey nearly two months awaiting permission to approach which is located in a highly militarized who years as mis sionary in said he is cer tain the expedition would uncover the He insists that he baa sufficient scientific data to prove the vessel that rode out the flood is on It is this year or Smith I know ark ia Now it time to prove it the eastern sea frontier and a seagoing man of conspicuous achievements in the Pacific Probe Objective The courts assignment is to find out if besides Cedric a suspended civil ian assistant to undersecretary of the navy Dan cir culated rumors o political influ ence behind B36 The charges also pictured the super bomber as a plane of inferior capa Serving with Kinkaid are Vice Donald president of the naval war and Rear Glenn ocmman dant of the Potomac river naval Statements in house armed serv ivec committee circles indicated plainly that names of better known navy personages than Worth may yet come to light Worth last recanted all the charges which he admitted circulating through an anonymous Hinted at Sources Worth also hinted at the sources of some of his leading committee chairman Carl to assert that plenty of people in the navy are Melvin house Democratic whip and a committee asserted in two radio broadcasts that the wild charges that touched off both the B36 and atomic energy commission inquiries were a politi cal attempt to discredit the ad Lashes at Van Zandt He lashed out angrily at James Van who first raised ugly rumors about the and Bourke who made charges of incredible mis management against atomic chairman David In both Price the nowdiscredited charges orig inated from sources that have been Solons Speed Fight to Cut Europe Arms Senate Committees Seek Showdown Vote by Midweek 23 The senate fight over the adminis trations big arms aid program stepped up in intensity Sunday with two major committees aiming at a showdown vote by The foreign relations and armed services committees will have an other go Monday at proposals for two major changes in program which calls for cash plus sending surplus arms to strengthen other nations against any Russian The two proposals involve a fight led by Arthur Van denberg for a slash in the bills military help for European members of the Atlantic alliance and an amendment by Wil liam Knowland to mark nonCommunist China in for Tydings Fights Cut CHairman Millard Tydings of the services group came out Sunday in opposi tion to the Vandenberg amend The biggest part of the cut Vandenberg wants would be that Harry S Truman is asking to step up arms produc tion in western Omar chairman of the joint chiefs of staff has tes tified this amount will enable pact members to retool existing fac tories and produce more than of In a radio broadcast Tydings de fended this He said it is designed primarily to help these western European countries obtain the the tools and the raw materials in some to manu facture their own small parts and Ease Burden Without Tydings we would have to do pretty much all of it We cannot go on forever furnishing arms in large even to our friends Republican leader Kenneth Wherry reiterated his op position to the whole program ina radio who has announced he will vote against the arms con tended it should be delayed until the defense council contemplated under the Atlantic alliance is formed and makes recommenda tions for an overall He said he is opposed to piecemeal scattering of arms and armaments among treaty Another Wayne Morse a member of the armed services in dorsed the arms aid plan in a radio Morse Backs Program Morse said he intends to vote for whatever the facts show are necessary to provide military help for the pact nations until the de fense council can organize and make Morse said that ten tatively he feels Vandenberg is right in saying that we do not for that interim the total amount of or the total amount of pro vided for in the administration Morse did not say which items he might favor Morse added that if senate de bate shows the full amount is needed he is going to vote for Halt Bed Aggression He said that we cannot from the standpoint of the secur ity of the American to let our allies in Europe face the Rus sian border without adequate mili tary implementation to meet an immediate Knowland has made plain that he intends to carry to the senate floor his fight to have China treatedon the same basis as other nations in this He has prom ised a fullscale review of our British Ask Ban on Goods to Ease Crisis PATTERN FOR SURVIVAL British Cabinet Sifts Crisis Plan Today Fiscal Parley May Relax Loan Terms 28 UP The United States may grant against a backdrop of worsening j economic doldrums only through American government economic conditions to pass on a j hard producing more officials reported pla for easing the nations money goods at less cost and using high jt would be a move intended to pressure salesmanship to win the I help Britain solve her current fi The plan is a 10page brief com piled by foreign office and trade It lists proposals they think will help Britain recover her But it also asks the United States to give a little more Financial Talks It is this plan that Sir Stafford chancelor of the excheq and Ernest foreign will carry with them to Washington for the financial talks with American and Canadian rep resentatives beginning Bevin and Cripps will sail for Washington Wednesday aboard the liner Besides taking the cabinet man dollars she needs for raw mainancial tcrials and These connected with Asks he has Associates say been working for what he calls inte gration of the American and British currency dol lar and the pound They say lie has never made clear just what this whether it calls for a customs a common currency or But he argues that integration is not only essential but also a logical outcome of AngloAmer ican diplomatic idea that Sir Staffords boys in the treasury On the same the conserv date with they will be ative Sunday Times said Sunday lugging along their own ideas on what should be done And associates say the ideas are different that the possibility of an eco nomic merger between the dollar and sterling areas may be dis cussed at the Washington grams was disclosed Sunday by Elmer Thomas chairman of the senate agriculture told a re porter that the president has in vited quite a group of us down to the WhiteHouse Wednesday to talk the farm It was learned that those invited in a3dition to Thomas include of Agriculture Charles Chairman Harold Cooley of the house agriculture Senate Majority Lead er Scott Lucas and Clinton Anderson Wants Precise Statement I hope the president tells us exactly what he wants for a farm program next Thomas What Bevin considers the solu1 the BritisliAmericanCanadian tion is a little harder to pm i nancia talks now in said United States negotiators are se riously considering relaxing the terms of the 1946 British loan agreement to permit Asks Rules Relaxation Under this Britain got from the United States in return for a promise to treat American exports the same as those from the empire countries and The British are now reported to have requested administration to ease article nine of the loan accord to halt some of the drain on its dollars and dwindling gold These informants said the Brit ish feel they cannot put into ef fect a plan for boosting intra European trade until the United States waives the terms of this Administration officials are re ported to believe this could done without going to congressfor approval of the This would not be the first time the United States has relaxed the pnovision of the 1946 loan agreement to help the Eased Treasury Run1 In the Treasury depart ment freed QjgBritish from the obligation of converting all pounds into dollars on after a run on the British treasury threatened to deplete all of Brit ains scarce dollar Officialsof the Economic Co operation administration and the State department are reported urg ing John Snyder to yield to this second Snyder is reported sympathetic but not quite sold on the idea Administration officials who favor granting the British this permission do not believe it by it self will solve Britains financial Truman Calls Talk to End Farm Legislation TeudP 28 If he does that Ill certainly sup A direct move by Harry S j port It would be silly to do any Truman to end a feud among the thing else because he certainly Democratic advisers on farm pro would veto it SURVEY New Industry Layoffs Dip 28 The bureau of employment secur ity said Sunday a steady slacken ing in the rate of new industrial layoffs is indicated in recent sharp drops in new unemployment among The bureau reported that sharp declines since midJuly have placed new applications for jobless pay meats at the lowest level since last The bureau said initial claims indicating new employment num bered during the week ended This was a drop of from the number filed the previous Robert the bureau said total initial claims for the period were cluding 7533 claims filed by vet erans who had been filing under the service mens readjustment benefit Goodwin explained that these veterans claims are not consid policy in the Pacific at that ered new Hitler Sabotage9 Plates Spawn Bogus Bill Gang in Europe 28 of the biggest international coun terfeiting networks in history was reported Saturday to be flooding NewYork and South America with bogus bills printed on plates Adolf Hitler ordered made to en rich his wartime overseas sabo tage Scotland Yard indicated hun dreds of thousands of faked dollar bills have been passed by the vast ring whose members may include both international criminals and former society playboys now liv ing in luxury in the south of More than worln of forged dollar bills have been recovered in little more than a week in Austria and Scotland Yard indicated it is on the trail of other huge operating centers of the Scotland Yard ranged from the refugee camps of Germany and Austria to the plush playground of international so ciety on the French to the banking centers of Zurich and Lord Beaverbrooks Sunday Ex press said police chiefs all over Europe agreed the bills are being printed from the original plates made to the order of the German high command in 1940 by expert engravers of the German The Sunday Express Many of the plates used by Hitlers ex including a number of plates have been But the American dollar plates are still They are be lieved to have fallen into the hands of a gang of international rack eteers working near alone among the 13 member senate agriculture com has been plugging publicly for another year of the high level price supports already voted by the But Im going to be for the presidents recommendations be cause Im sure hes for high sup ports just as I Thomas Weve had too many farms plans to deal We have the Brannan tho Gore the Anderson But they do believe it will help check ihe drain on reserves before they sink to which is the immediate aim of the financial Officials gave this example of Brannan plan but events havewhat could happen if the See Page Columns plan and the Aiken Backs Brannan Flan The administration is behind the I shown it has no chance in this Inclusion of Lucas and Ander former secretary of agricul ture under President as sured presence of at least two sup porters for a flexible price support bill now pending be fore the senate agriculture com Both Anderson and Lucas have been publicly attackingthe house passed plan for another year of rigid wartime known as the Gore Albert Gore led a coalition of Demo crats and Republicans in pushing it through the house over admin istration Rejected Trial Run The house flatly rejected even a trial run of Brannans pro posal to remove market pricesup ports for perishable farm products and let farmers collect profitable subsidies from the treasury if prices to consumers dropped too Anderson also omitted a re stricted trial of the bureaus pro duction payments from his com promise He said Bran nan asked Meanwhile Brannan and his sub ordinates in the agriculture de partment have continued a round of speeches in farm areas through out the trying to sell the subsidy plan to Organized Groups So with the exception of the Farmers major organized farm groups have rejected the Brannan They say farm ers prefer to collect ftieir income in the market with help of government price props if Anderson has been doing some speechmaking in behalf of his compromise Last week he re ferred to it as retailing but im proving the Aiken flexible price support The Aiken act came out of the GO PcontrolJed 80th Then as now the house insisted on one more year of wartime price Senator Aiken led senate support for a longrange plan to allow price supports to drop to avoid government owned surpluses and necessary in creased Unless Democratic leaders can agree upon a program and then push it through theAiken act goes into operation Furious Winds Of 60 mph T 1 Kake Virginia 28 savage of Flori das furious inta Virginia Sunday night out of The first winds to batter Vir ginia were described as to 60 miles an By 10 the wind velocity had dropped to from two to eight miles per hour in the Roanoke Eye of Storm Passing C A A weather station observers at Woodrum field near Roanoko reported that the eye orcenter of the storm was They ad that high winds and additional rain could be ex pected early Monday More than two and onehalf inches of rain already had fallen in the Roanoke Some Roanoke residential areas were without electric power about 6 The power restored within two or three Winds of 30 to 40 mnh predicted for Monday morning in the Danville and Lynchburg areas and at points between Richmond and located along the At lantic The Miami weather bureau all but laid the big wind to rest in a 5 No High Tides assistant chief of the Norfolk weather said there would be nohigh tides or winds over 35 A twister struck the small com munity of about 60 miles southeast of and demolished The twister hit town of 1000 per sons about 8 and lights were out In most of the community for two a resident at said he was in the bath tub when the twister struck his He said he found his three yearold child in a pile of rubbish The child was not ft   

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