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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 31, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO iVEWS Intermoastaio Network Station KALL Mondiy Through Triti WEATHER Mostly continued warm Details on Page 20 139 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY AUGUST PRICE FIVE CENTS Russian Ntfte Flays Tito As Deserter Yugoslavia Sells Out To West Document Charges 30 Russia denounced members of Marshal Titos government as puppies and wild fascists Tuesday night in a note on the Austrian treaty dispute and accused the western powers of attempting to carve up Austria and After 6000 words of unrestrained namecalling equaled in a diplomatic document in recent the Russian note to Yugo slavia concluded The Yugoslav government has deserted from the camp of socialism to the camp of imperial ism andfascism It is generally known that the Soviet people despise de serters Diplomatic Break f We hope that the Yugoslav gov ernment will realize it cannot ex pect and even less so from the Soviet govern A Yugoslav source here ex pressed belief that this Soviet statement regarding courtesy might presage the breaking of diplomatic with Yugo The Yugoslav the Soviet note is working only on the instructions of its western Defending Russia against the charge that it betrayed Yugo slavias claim to Austrian terri the note said Every word of the assertions of the Yugoslav government is a Denies Yugo Charge Tito and his fellow leaders are not only deserters but wro yet proclaiin tfiat they are the note Just like KryloVs where the trappy is feeling so big that sne S at an the note Rejeetingpointpy to vitri olic the charge that Russia betrayed Yugoslav claims to Aus trian the Russian note to Tito then hurled charges agajnf the United States ana Great Brit Buss Policy When one division of Amer ican politicians hatched a plan for the partial division of de manding the separation of Sicily from Italy the Soviet government itself against such a n certain British circles a plan was hatched for the um ficatife of Hungary and part of southern Germany a Danubian The Soviet government resolutely opposed this Troops Sighted On Yugo Line 31 Au thoritative informants said Wednesday that five full Russian tank divisions are now in position on Yugoslavias northern The tank divisions are supported by infantry and war the informants The troops are estimated to number The tanks are esti mated to number Informants said they were drawn up on a 150mile semicir cular front extending from Timi to Hun In the positions the Russians would be within one days drive of Belgrade across the flat northern The area specified is about 25 miles from the Yugoslav Defense Secretary Swings Line Louis defense swings csne as he marches In American Legion convention Walking with Johnson is Walker West Virginia state and Donald candidate for legion Johnson wears a Wilson Blaze Destroys Million Structure SAN 30 UP citys biggest fire in years swept through a giant grocery warehouse of Safeway Tuesday injuring upwards of 35 firemen and leaving an estimated damage After a sixhour 300 fire men brought the blaze under con trol and removed threats of spreading to a nearby natural gas tank of a steer manager of the California division serv iced from the said the blocksauare brick and concrete building and grocery stocks were valued at When firemen answered the alarm turned in at by night watchman John they found the building boiling with flames barred to them by huge steel Four firemen were hospitalized for smoke inhalation treatment and more than 30 were treated at the scene for minor burns and Flame 200 Feet High Release of interior pressure through the roof sent flames 200 feet high and minor explosions in side the building hurled showers of fireballs into the Cause of the fire was not im mediately but Deputy Chief Galli said there was no evidence of Lingan Safeway said the building and its contents were fully covered by Warren also said that because of the current strike of CIO warehousemen against San Fran cisco bay area there had been no withdrawals from the stocks of the burned Lurcher Fire 30 A spectacular fife roared through a lumber yard in thecen ter this Ohio valley community Tuesday night and 30 families were ordered to abandon their Volunteer fire companies from 11 communities in Ohio and West Virginia fought the blaze which city officials feared might level the The First Baptist Congregational church and two homes were The Bel laire Presbyterian church was Rumors of Pound Devaluation Invite Britain Warns 30 Ru Tnors that the British may cut value of their money is leading the states of western Europe toward financial British officials warned Tuesday Businessmen are said to be afraid to buy for fear that the value ol the worth about four change will British negotiators In Washing ton will ask for aome sort of an authoritative American statement on the subject to help restore informed sources The officials said chancellor of tha exchequer Britains secretary of the treasury Sir S t a f f p r d Cripts repeated statements that he will not consider cutting the value of the pound unless there is general revaluation uf all pean currencies has failed to con vince either legitimate business men or Persistent rumors on devalu ation are fast bringing trade to a one highly placed offi cial Europe and even other parts of the world are heading rapidly toward a chaotic financial he Financial said sterling speculation in Europe has assumed huge French speculators who con verted shaky francs reliable sterling a year ago nowarere versing the they it was announced that chief of the foreign offices Far Eastern sec fly to Washington next wesk to join strategy talks paral lelling the financial Pilotless Drones To Imitate Jets For Navy Guns 30 UP navy plans touse pilot less drone planes flying near the speed of sound and maneuver ing like jet fighters as targets for its antiaircraft The targets will be improved versions of the Gorgon a radiocontrolled drone powered by a circular ram jet The drones are all metal high winged monoplanes 22 feet long and having a 10foot They will be launched Ihftmid air from twinengined attack Remote control sta tions in either the parent plane or surface ships will guide the high speed targets in maneuvers similar to those employed jet The ram jet neine is capable of driving the drones faster than 763 miles an The K B Ml will be flown at speeds approxi mating those of fighters in the 600 mileanhour Steel Demand Breaks Up Peace Plans NEW 30 steel industry demand for com panybycompany mediation Tues day broke up a peace plan of Harry S Trumans factfinding The board had offered to medi ate CIO demands for a 30 cent an hour wage pension insurance package in advance of a 14 strike the companies told tMe board Tuesday that they could not consent to industrywide media tion on the basis of individual board chairman Carroll Daugherty was physically impossible since the factfinding panel would face more than 30 different situations within the cbasttocoast Withdraw Offer Daugherty the board is withdrawing its mediation offer and will go ahead with its factfinding recommendations to The CIO United Steel workers have been so Daugher ty Its leaders had not stated their position on Philip president of both the steel workers and the saiu he liau ho comment at pres ent on the steel industrys In 18 days of hearings the threeman presidential panel gath ered 8850 pages of exhibits and testimony from the union and the steel Must Boll Down This must be boiled down into specific recommendations and placed on Trumans desk by The recommendations of the board are not binding on either the union or the they are expected to form a basis for negotiation to avert The steel industry has asked the board prevail on tha union to iieity its strike Daugherty said such a request definitely In not within our juris The U S VVCI p has demanded a 12 an hour wage plus Insurance They estimate the package cost to the steel firms at 30c an hour per Million Cheer Legion Vets Street March 30 A million people who love a parade cheered and applauded Tuesday for American Legion veterans of two world wars strutting in one of their noisiest and most colorful This staid old city is entertain ing the Legions 3lst national con Legionnaires put aside convention business and entertained Philadelphia and thou sands of And even the famed New Years day Muramers parades were noth ing like this joking tramptramptramp of the once armed forces now peacetime pri vate citizens Traffic Crawls Business and traffic in the na tions third largest city slowed to a crawl shortly before noon when the first parade unit stepped off down confettistrewn Broad street to the blare of bugles and the rat tle of The last of the marchers reached the end of the fivemile route shortly after 10 12 hours after the parade had Some 50 paraders from Utah were accompanied by the post junior drum and bugle composed of 40 sons and daughters of Crowds lining the sunny streets and seeking the cooler shadow shelter of skyscrapers tapped toes in cadence with martial tunes of 150 bands and bugle and drum Crack Drill Units Keeping step with the bands were crack drill units of the marine air WACS and Armored jeeps and other mechanised units rumbled past the blimps and flights of fighter and bomber planes roared through cloudless The parade was the only official b u s i n e s s f or Wednesday the 6600 convention delegates and alternates set aside pageantry and take up more seri US Principal business item at Con vention hall is consideration of resolutions that will set forth Le gion views and policy on world and domestic Also scheduled for Wednesday are speeches by of Defense Louis Jchswai aod Carl Gray veterans Return Urges Press Of Beaverbrook 30 Lord Beaverbrooks Daily Ex press Tuesday demanded that Winston Churchill become pre mier again to unite and in spire all of good to the country through its as he did in was the first frank de mand for ChurchuTs return since the dollar crisis became publicized in A num ber of conservative papers have suggested a coalition or a con servative Imagine the change If he back in office Everything would be lifted spirit and the Express Vaughan Admits TradinL Favor for Election Funds Truman Stalls Weber Demands Data 30 Harry S Truman said Tues day he will hold up any request on his partfor funds to implement the Weber basin bill until it is known how much the project will cost how much is going to be and Truman among the following provisions of the Weber basin Tt authorizes repayment of irrigation water supply cost over a period of 60 instead of the nor mal 40 years for reclamation proj project report of the regional director contemplates a nonreimbursable allocation of cost in the amount of for Cites Huge Cost The president said if such an allocation were uniformly applied on projects it would cost the gov ernment hundreds of millions of Walter Granger Utah said he will press for passage of a bill to clarify reclamation Such he told a re would deal particularly with nonreimbursable charges on reclamation projects costs which water users are not called upon and with project cost repayment 1 Seeks Clarification A which would set up new such as fea tures for silt control and wildlife conservation and which also would revise project repayment regulations is npw be ing held in the house rules com Granger said that in sign ing the Weber basin project bill Truman had in sisted upon a clarification of rec lamation policy by The lawmaker said he had ticipated objections made by the president to the and had as sured him that if he would sign an attempt would be made to obtain such clarification at aa early Senate Throws Out OfPay Benefit 30 The senate overrode administra tion leaders Tuesday night and voted to exempt from coverage of the wage and hour law some work ers now Claude Pep per estimated the num ber at The senate accepted by a 50 to 23 rollcall vote an amendment by Holland to limit the number of employes or retail and service establishments covered by the The vote was taken at a night session held in an effort to speed final action on a bill to hike the present minimum wage of 40c an hour to A few minutes a recess was called until Wednes Identical Amendments A bill to boost the wage floor already passed by the house in cludes an amendment identical with that offered by Pepper leading the fight against the said it would have the effect of clarifying the law all right but at the expanse of workers now Robert Taft Re publican policy had earlier thrown his support behind the bill which he said he favors as a Taft said Hollands amendment would have the effect of exclud ing some workers only because the administrators of the law have steadily encroached on exemp tions congress meant to lay down in passing the law a decade Says Estimate Excessive He called Peppers estimate that workers would be affected Pepper backed it up with a letter from wage and hour administrator William Mc Under Hollands a retail or service establishment would to meet two 75 of its annual dollar volume of sales could not for resale that they must be sales to The sales in this required volume would have to be recog nized by the particular industry u reUil Harry presidential military smiles from his auto just before taking the witness stand before the senute investigating He categorically denied the five per cent probers charges of but admitted under examination he received campaign funds from two recipients of White House Senate in Accord to Slash Arms Aid Million 30 Administration forces in the sen ate have agreed to the cut proposed by Republican Arthur Vandenberg and John Foster Dulles in Harry S Trumans arms aid informed senators said Tuesday The who did not want o be quoted by said arms aid for European members of the Atlantic alliance will from ah even under a proposal agreed upon by a bipartisan senate sub committee Tuesday Names Subcommittee The subcommittee was ap pointed by Chairman Tom Con nally of the foreign relations committee in an an nounced effort to adjust differ ences and assure overwhelming bipartisan support in the senate for the arms aid In addition to the subcommittee consists of Chair man Millard Tydings of the armed services committee and Republican Vandenberg Michigan and Chan Gurney South They will re portto the combined committees on foreign relations and armed services We have Connally told reporters after the subcom mittees But he nor other members of the group would disclose details to Vandenberg Happy Vandenberg was smiling broadly emerged fromthesub committee session but told news men Im not saying a Word of the subcommittees ac tion spread and other senators said the 000 cutin arms aid to western Europe had been agreed Besides the funds for Atlantic pact the bill contains money to the Philippines and other Some senators said that all dif ferences had been settled except those concerning arms aid to William Know land is demanding that arms for nonCommunist China be added to the presidents The administration has offered to accept a fund to be used in the far east at Trumans discre but Knowland is not satisfied with One senator said that Gonnally proposed at Tuesday mornings meeting of the combined commit tees to accept the Vanuenberg Dulles cut in European arms aid provided the administration is left free to spend money to stimulate arms production in European Truman Spurs FEPCBffl 30 Adplph Sabath said Tuesday Harry S Tru man has pinned a must label on congressional action to outlaw racial or discrimination hi unemployment Sabath said the president listed bill in the must category along with several including legislation for a recovery in southern a public works planning program expanded social security statehood for Alaska and and increased benefits for postal talking to newsmen after a White House conference with the gave no inkling as to the prospects for early ac Flatly Denies Probe Charges List 30 Harry Vaughan admitted Tuesday hat two men on whom he Bestowed White House favors ollected for the Demo ratic party in but denied he ever took a dime for himself or ever did anything The presidential crony and mili tary aide entered a pointbypoint defense of his integrity before sen ate five percenter They had waited more than three weeks to hear his version of stories inking him with the capitals alleged influence salesmen such as James Lists Fund Donations He admitted under close ques ioning that the political donations came from William noted west coast racehorse and John the ubiquitious lit Ie man of many deals who faces possible prosecution for perjury and income tax invasion as a re sult of the But he denied that there was anything corrupt in a Chicago per fume companys giftof deep freez ers to him and other capital no tables that he had ever threatened to get1 anyones job or that he had exerted undue pressure to get a building permit for the Tanforan race track at San Denies Gaming Tie He also denied that Maragon ever told him that part of the campaign money was contributed by New York gambling king Frankie He said he cer tainly would have recalled any contributions from that whose close friendshipJ with Harry S Truman dates back to their Battery D days in World War invited the investi gators to examine his financial records at any They will he that he never was could not be tied to any graft or He insisted throughout that any favors he rendered businessmen was legitimate help In their deal ings with the and that such aid went to friends and nonfriends Tart of the Job He conceded that while such aid was not a military it was nevertheless a part of his job as a presidential N It was as an afterthought that Vaughan revealed the Mara gon and Helis campaign The presidential resplend ent in his summer dress was busy denying charges leveled against him by previous witnesses when Jo seph McCarthy sud denly asked whether he ever had accepted money from Maragon for yourself or someone else Says Then Yes Vaughan at first said then caught he Campaign He said Maragon collected not over for the party and that later to figure in the Tan foran race track provided or They presumably collected it from GreekAmerican he Vaughan said the largest contribution of something more than came from movie mag nate George He said the money was turned over to Ray the then Mis souri state Democratic chairman who since has become a dis trict He did not recall whether the contributions were Column 2 SOVIET PRESSURE HINTED Deports Repentant Red Deserter Picture on 3 30 The state department disclosed Tuesday night that a Russian air force deserter who twice tried to change sides in the cold war has been deported and will be given a chance to return to his Soviet The department made this an nouncement after em bassy formally complained over the sudden disappearance from Washington offormer Lt Anatoly Borzov was one of two red army officers who stepped from a Rus sian army plane last Oct 9 in the zone of and announced that they wanted to renounce alle giance tb the Soviet The other officer was Peter They were brought tothis coun try and shown the includ ing a scenic tour of which had expressed a desire to The Russian embassy said Tues day that whose name has also been spelled variously as Barsov and repented over Ms flight from Russia and was given a Soviet passport to return to the U S S R on July The state department cleared up the mystery on what happened to Borzov when a departmentspokes said it was discovered that Borzbv had been in communication with the Ruasian embassy here 17 and was promptly taken into custody by A state department spokesman said that for security fol lowinghis seizure by immigration Bovzpv was held at Ellis until 22 and then flown back to Borzov is in Austria and the spokesman said he is being given an opportunity freely to de termine whether he wishes re turn to the Soviet Union or remain under American jurisdiction apparently of his own free he desires to return to Rus the spokesman dif ficulties will be put in his The state departments ment not say so in explicit but it left a clear Implica tion that when Borzov was visiting the Soviet embassy after he had professed a desire to in the United American became suspicious whether he was still a boha refugee and promptly clapped Into The department statement also left a clear implication that Amer ican authorities believethe Rus sians got to Borzov through wife and child now in the US and applied pressure on him to   

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