Salt Lake Tribune, August 30, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 30, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intormountain Network Station KALL Monday Thronjh Friday WEATHER Mostly dear not much change in Details on Page 14 138 SALT LAKE TUESDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Russ Vow Finish To Tito Power Draft Measures Short of War For West Informed 29 intelligence agents received reports Monday that the Soviet government is resolved to use any measure short of war to liquidate Marshal Tito of The originating with Germans friendly with Rus sian officials in eastern said an attempt will be made to dispose of the defiant marshal within six The information cast doubt on speculation Russia may lead her satellites in a direct attack on A cominforminspired revolt within Yugoslavia or a plot to assassinate the Yugoslav leader were described as the more likely Reports Coincide The reports coincided with the announcement at Sofia that the economics council of mutual a group of seven east European countries organized last January to counter the Marshall had taken necessary decisions at a meeting in the Bulgarian The council ECMA includes Hun Romania and Czecho all of whom are engaged in a campaign of economic pres against their former comin forrn The announcement said the rep resentatives of the seven countries met three 25 to Moscow dispatches said MILLION Yugos Apply For Mine Bolster Loan 29 NYT now looming so importantly in the European has formally asked the ex portimport bank for a loan of approximately it was officially stated The loan would be used pri marily to purchase mining ma chinery in this country for use in the Yugoslav lead and zinc According to of State Dean Acheson favors the loan in order to help Marshal Tito counteract the economic blockade thrown around his coun try by Soviet Russia and her al Tito broke with the Kremlin more than a year but up to this he has never formally sought American financial Materials f principally the metals from her would be used for repay ment of the The United States is now euch as copper and zinc for use in war or any other emer on recommendation of this country has granted Tito permission to purchase ma terials for a steel mill from a con cern in the United Louis Johnson defense first objected to this but Acheson persuaded Johnson that the permission would help a meeting of that length indicated important decisions had been Yugos TJnworried Belgrade said Yugoslavs showed no outward signs of worry over the possibility a shooting The Balkan cold war of nerves apparently had Yugoslavia less upset than most of the rest of the Possibly this was because the Yugoslav press had not printed most of the rumors circulating Yugoslav spokesmen either de nied or treated as only rumors reports that Two divisions of Yugoslav troops were sent into former Italian to prevent sabo tage following a fire in the Fiume oil refinery Three divisions of Soviet mech anized troops have been moved from Romania into Hungary and up to the Yugoslav Challenge Right Yugoslavia challenged the right of Russian gunboats to sail up the Danube through Yugoslav tsr ritorial About the only report not denied in Belgrade was the one from where diplomatic and intelligence sources said Tito is steadily massing his armed forces in in the where they would be in a position to fight a simultaneous effort John Maragon Faces possi ble income perjury Maragon May Face Perjury Acts 29 UP Bill on Webei Utah Solons to Request Speedy Approval Of Construction Fund i 29 Utah members of congress were notified Monday that Harry S Truman has signed a bill author izing a Weber basin i reclamation project for that j Te measure makes no approj Elbert Thomas i Utah said in a statement the Utah congressional delegation plans to ask congress for an ap propriation to start the project at The project calls for construc tion of five dams and an increase in the height of the present Pine View It would provide 000 acre feet of water annually for full season irrigation of acres not now irrigated and acres now partly Provisions of Bill In it will provide acre feet of water annually for municipal water supplies of Ogden knd other towns in Morgan and Summit tabs congressional delegation was enthusiastic over the presi dential action and prospects for the project it Truman Promises to Aid Britain in Dollar Crisis five percenter invest1 Arthur Watkins gators Monday handed their Utah said he would attempt to f tu a oujiunaJicuua Tito m his clash with the from Bulgaria and Albania to slice Revolt Stirs Arms Call in Bolivia LA 30 ordered the gen eral mobilization of all ablebodied citizens between 19 and 50 Mon day night as the rebels revolt was gaining Rebel radio broadcasts from three major cities in the south said the revolutionary zone now covers the entire southern half of the country as well as areas in the extreme Notified of Call All Bolivians in the 19 to 50 age group were notified that they will be to service by categories according to the requirements of the ministry of It was the second general mobilization decree in three The first was issued May 31 following bloody rioting which grew out of what the government described as revolutionary Government officials said Mon rtav nights decree also wac at preventing any possibility of a general strike by workers on vital public The rebel still were holding Santa Cruz and some key positions in the city of The insur gentcontrolled radio at the south eastern provincial capital of Santa Cruz claimed that the military gar risonat Camiri in the oil fields area joined the revolutionary movement Monday as did 60 men of the Riberalta garrison in Beni Taken by Rebels The broadcast added that two Loyalist planes used to bomb Santa Cruz earlier in the day were captured by the rebel forces on the Camiri The ministry of defense reported that a rebel plane bombed Cruro in the Andean tin mining eouth of it was assured that the rebel plane had takm off from Camiri since airfield at Santa Cruz had been destroyed by Jtaf revised government the country in Yugoslav forces there were said to total well equipped and on a war Cominform agents have been stirring up talk of a united Mace donia made up of parts of Yugo Bulgaria and The Istanbul reports said Soviet of technicians and military equipment had arrived in Albania and roads were beingbuilt to the Yugoslav Armies Alerted In Belgrade it was acknowledged that the armed forces are on the alert and have been since the cominform read Tito out of the Communist party 15 months the American mili tary government here announced that five Soviet zone German po licemen slipped into the zone at Hof ords on John Maragon to the Justice department and the Bureau of Internal Revenue and suggested possible perjury and income tax evasion action against the former White House In a letter to George Morris chief com mittee counsel William Rogers called attention to Maragons al legedly conflicting statements in closed and public sessions of the inquiry Another Letter In another letter to the Bureau of Internal ne reminded the bureau that as long ago as 2 he had asked it to watch out for an attempt by the onetime Kansas City shoesnine boy to square his tangled tax affairs by making a voluntary declara tion and paying more Two committee Joseph McCarthy and Karl Mundt already have demanded indictment of Maragon on perjuryand tax evasion charges on the basis of his Maragon last Friday refused to incriminate himself by testifying under oath regarding some in allegedly unreported income since or to explain why he had testified that he never col lected fees from two when officials of the companies swore they had paid Vaughan Appears Today The records on Maragon were turned over to the two agencies on the eve of the appearance of Harry Harry S Trumans military before the Maragons good and Churchill Recovers 29 Former British Prime Minister Winston who caught cold bathing on the is completely his staff said close is scheduled to testify Tuesday it was revealed that the walls of James Hunts of fices are lined with photographs of capital with cryp tic inscriptions hintingatstill un revealed chapters in the career of the alleged influence sales By His Attorney Hunts offices were thrown open for inspection his Roger after a senator demanded to know how he obtained the In his letter to Rogers wrote that there are other mat ters which may command your attention and which I will be pleased to discuss with you at your He did not elabo IMPERIALIST obtain funds for the Weber pro gram in the next appropriations bill considered by and that he already had asked for advance funds to get preliminary work under way Very Happy Im very happy that the presi dent signed the Watkins It means a great deal to both from an individual and at this particular time from the standpoilnt of tak ing up the slack in employment caused by layoffs in defense in stallations ordered by Defense Louis Said Thomas The signing of the bill is one of the greatest steps forward in the development of It means acres of unused farming land will be reclaimed and it will supply the drinking water supply of northern The project is a long step for ward in Utahs development and said Reva Beck Bosone It will pro vide water not only for irrigation but to quench wash meet other culinary needs of many people who already live in the area and many others who will be drawn to I am happy to have Legion Hears FourPoint Plan for Sound Peace 29 Harry S Truman pledged Great Britain Monday that the United States will help in her hour of financial The president spoke to a crowd of at the American Legions 31st national convention after a confetti spattered welcome by Philadelphians and He said the will examine Britains plight in a spirit of friend Jiness and British and Canadian representatives are coming to Washington next week to seek aid in solving theBritish dollar The president laid down this fourpoint program he said must ibe carefully kept in mind in these talks That a sound and economy is essential to world That we are trying to ex pand the exchange of goods and services among nations We are not looking for trick solutions to dcepseatecl That we cannot succeed un less we keep everlastingly at Not Planning Interference That the democratic nations A smiling Harry S Truman poses on Philadelphias Convention hall rostrum Monday before he started his address pledging aid to Britain in talk to delegates at 31st national American Legion con Legionnaires heard plan to ensure peace by strong FOURVOTE MARGIN Senate Kills Arms Rider Forcing Spending Cut 29 senate committee tossed it out Britain Chiefs Draft Dollar Plans 29 Brit ains Labor cabinet Monday ap1 proved a plan to throw j are not proposing to interfere with on the table at the Washington jone internal dollar i Truman rode in an An informed source said Truman rode in an open it car through Philadelphia streets stands strongly for keeping up ms arrival from Washington A crowd estimated by police at British social such as free 100i000 watched the presidents medical service and makes no mention of possible devaluation of showeringpaper and confetti on him from downtown the now pegged at the It was a wonderful Sir Stafford chancellor of the and Ernest foreign will take the plan with them when they sail for York on the Mauretania They start a conference 7 with United States and Canadian officials on the world shortage of said the He called at tention to Philadelphias first city famed horse guard which led the It makes a horse artilleryman the president to see horses once more in Truman received the Amer ican Legions highest the especially Britains shortdistinguished service Gold Pool Down Johnson Awarded Medal had a hand in such far reaching Walter Granger See Page Column S Czech Regime Nips Press Bureau Discloses PRAGUE 30 official Czechoslovak press bureau announced Tuesday the government had smashed a group of spies and terrorists who were upon the point of executing a wellprepared revolt s in this capital c The press bureau said six of iiOoc CGiFviCicu aS i6riGFiaU3 iiau been sentenced to be 10 to life imprisonment and an un specified number to lesser prison They were accused of high treason and spying on behalf of a certain western imperialistic pow er with which they had been in The announcement said the group was attempting to prepare an armed conspiracy aimed at crushing the peoples democratic It added that those arrested highly treasonable underground movement which police had been tracking for some This was the second official an nouncement in four days about the crushing of a group denounced as antigovernment On government said nine men accused oftryingto eminent had baen convicted of high treason by a state court at north of This group also had been charged with seeking to contact foreign The official about the Prague they had set the day and hour for their armed revolt but police who had bean waiting for them them This account also said the group had contact with treacherous Czechoslovak help of an employe of the Prague were the last I embassy of a western Naval Officers Start Own Probe of 29 The navy Monday opened its own nvestigation into the source of now discredited charges that fraud and political skulduggery were in volved in multimillion dollar B36 bomber expansion The purpose of the naval as set forth by Navy Francis is to find out whether an civilian employe of the navy acted alone or whether others helped instigate he exploded Aftermath Probe A fourman naval meet ng behind closed launched he probe as an aftermath of dis closures by the house armed serv ces The court promptly decided that dric author of a once anonymous memo which touched off the congressional B36 investi is an interested party and should be notified that he w be welcome to attend the courts The designation as an inter ested party means that who was suspended last week from his post as a special assistant to of the Navy Dan Kim will be permitted to ask ques tions and crossexamine Plans Open Sessions The court also decided that fu ture sessions will beopen to the press and unless secret ma terial is introduced as After its short the court recessed subject to thecall of its Thomas Kin commander of eastern sea The next session is hot expected before Navy sourcea said the decision to hold open sessions was most it seemed clear that top naval officials decided to threshout the matter out in the open to avoid any possible impli cation of a whitewash in a mat ter which has already caused the navy deep A senate move to force Harry S Truman to slash spending to a level 5 to 10 below his ad vance estimates was defeated Monday by the narrow margin of four The offered as an amend ment to a big defense appropri ations would have required the president to hold spending for the current fiscal year some to below the estimates he made last His Own Discretion To carry out the he probaHy would have had to turn back some appropriations voted by He would have had dis cretion in picking the places to Foes of the proposed cut order said it amounted to passing the economy buck to the Supporters of the directive said the president was in the best po sition to determine where to After the decision on this the senate passed by voice vote a appropriations bill to pay for national of the navy and air This was some less than Truman It also was about under the figure voted by the A compromise senatehouse committee will try to reach an this It has been authoritatively re Voted 49 to 25 an that Britains pool of gold amendment by Paul Doug las to send the bill back to committee arid order another i John McClellan led a big group of Democrats and Republicans in attempting to nail onto the bill the rider requiring Truman to cut total spend McClellan told the senate this would mean a minimum saving of He estiniated that congress already has held appro priations below Budget estimates so Gigantic Bill In the process of the gigantic money bill which repre sents more than a third of all government the senate also Defeated 45 to 31 an amend ment by butter state senators to prevent use by the military of oleo margarine for anything but cook ing A similar proviso has been a standard feature of the ap propriations house and Billion Granted To Marshall Plan Countries 29 lar aid to the Marshall plan countries has topped the mark with more than onesixth of total authorizations going to the United according to figures released Monday by the economic co operation The EGA announced that participating nations were au eoao OAnAAn of Marshall plan funds during the month of This brought the total authorizations for goods and services in the first 16 months of the European re covery program to In July Great was authorized to purchase 000 worth of goods and bringing its total authorizations to Prance topped the list of amounts authorized last month with The Kingdom was and a reserve she needs to back the pound in international trading for her food and raw ma will be down to 000 by That is 000 under what was set by officials a few months ago as the danger The British foreign office said in a statement Monday night Harry S Trumans pledge of Amer ican friendliness and helpfulness toward the British in his Phila delphia speech was most helpful and encouraging for the success of the Washington The point of view expressed by the president is fully appreciated and shared in said the The cabinet met for four hours and 10 minutes Monday at Prime Minister Clement Attlees resi 10 Downing Health Minister Aneurin Bevan and other cabinet ministers called some non members to sit These included Food Minister John Fuel Two senate committees voted Minister Hugh Gaitskell and chiefs of All these agencies spend a big share of Brit ains Pound Devaluation Some United States opinion has favored lowering the official dol lar value of the With a buyer would need fewer dollars to buy British Devaluation thus would enable such goods to sell more readily in John secretary of the said last week this subject probably would come up in the threepower Cripps argument against deval uation is that the higher cost of British imports would cancel out gains in dollar Solons Favor SelfArms For Europe 29 Monday in favor of permitting friendly European nations to build up their own weapons output with funds from the proposed arms aifl But Arthur Vandenberg leading a fight against the said he was not sat isfied with the decision because only 20 of the 26 members of the armed forces and foreign rela tions committees were Cites Close Tally Chairman Tom Connally of the foreign relations com mittee announced that the two groups voted 11 to 9 to permit use of some of the huge arms aid fund to buy equipment and raw materials in European countries which are members of the North Atlantic Vandenberg told newsmen this j tally showed the issue was very 1 close and he thinks it should be the two No specific amount of money was in Mondays action by the two Omar chairman of the joint chiefs of told the sena tors last week that should be used weapons production in Okeh Europe Works The situation was this A Sen Harry Flood Byrd would have barred use of any arms aid funds for construction of any factories outside the United Or for the maintenance Of equip ping of such factories Millard Tydings then proposed to revise the Byrd amendment by providing that funds could be used to purchase raw materials and equip ment for the operation of weapons actories in members of the North Atlantic Tydings proposal was adopted by the 11 to 9 and the Byrd amendment was then approved by an unannounced of Defense Louis John son presented the medal to stating that the pres ident is the first Legionnairewith active military service tobecome president and also win the The late Franklin Roosevelt was awarded the legions medal Johnson said that who served with battery 129th field artillery in World War has never forgotten that he served in the ranks he knows what it is to be a little The whole world looks to Amer under your to hold DOLLAR GOOD WILL Britain Hails Truman Talk 30 UP Harry S Trumans Phila delphia speech set a goodwill Jolicy for the coming dollar talks vith Britain and the Brit sh press observed Tuesday morn The Times said the presidents speech underlined the good will and good intentions of the United States The president has put the great ssuss at Washington into right the paper The Laborite Herald said presidents statement of prin ciples could hardly be Of the presidents assertion that he democratic countries are not Proposing to interfere with one anothers internal the Herald said Clearly that is the only sound basis for collabora Two GAR Veterans Muster JLur JL rcsugc JL 29 UP Civil war veterans with the faint gleam of battlss in their agedimed eyes mustered their feeble strength Monday for a final But this Sght was for prestige The two Theodore Pen and Charles were Union army here for a farewell Their for the honor of being the last national command erinchief promised to turn the final encampment of the once powerful Grand Army of the Re public into something more than a farewell fought In the battles along the Potomac after his father waskilled in the second battle of Bull holds the title According to he would retirewith it at ths end of the current encampment But who is senior vice commander of the G A R and who logically would succeed said he wants a final election held Chappel auJ James A have opposed making this the final They favored continuing the an nual who recently fell out of a peach treehe had climbed stomped about the hotel lobby with a crutch under his right arm and Penland wants to hog the whole Im going to ask him for his place as commander and see what he feeling spry after drinking a spiked egg nog his nurse had slipped him despite the fact that he is a raid he was sorry to say goodby to his Most of the seemed to take cnly slight Inter est in the showdownbetween two of their ;