Salt Lake Tribune, September 9, 1949

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September 09, 1949

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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS f N btwnottntaia Network Station EALL Tkioatfe WEATHER 148 SALT LAKE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVS CENTS Britain Presents Plan For Fiscal Solution Wants Tariff Aid Within EGA Program Limits 8 Thursday laid be fore the AngloAmericanCanadian dollar crisis conference a fivepoint bid for tariff concessions and other economic aid which would not require congressional approval and thus avert a possible storm of Blaze Sweeps Box Elder Woolen Mill Fire Hits Brigham Gtys Pioneer Industry Spcriil BRIGHAM 8 One of Brigham Citys oldest basic The7 presentation was made by British Chancellor of the industrial plants was severely J damaged by fire Thursday at when flames swept through Exchequer Sir Stafford Cripps and brought from of the Treas ury John head of the American this reac tion We accepted his statement that he was not going beyond Marshall plan aid in loans and Found Devaluation At the same Snyder re fused to discuss the possibility of devaluation of the British pound which some Americans have advocated as the key to so lution of Britains economic di Snyders statement underscored strong congressional opposition to further loans to He pointed out in this connection that any relaxation of the terms of the 1946 British loan agreement would have to be considered by congress rather than the tripower Cripps was said to have sug gested that the United States re interpret 9 of the 1946 loan agreement to permit Britain to buy more goods in Europe with scarce American dollars rather than spend her dwindling supply In the United DollarEarning It is understood he also appealed for prompt consideration of these other dollarearning proposals That the United States also let Britain spend anywhere she wishes the dollars she receives un der the Marshall European recov ery Britain now may spend them only in the United That the United States buy jute and other com jaGuiiaciin the pound sterling area for its stockpile of strategic ma tee American tariff system and simplify custom regulations to give British pro ducers a bigger market in this Synthetic Rubber Further reduce the quantity of synthetic tubber iised in the United States for the production of automobile tires so that manu facturers will have to buy more natural rubber from the British The fact that Britain had offered this partial solution to her dollar problem was borne out by Snyders announcement at news confer ence that four special task forces had been formed to consider vari ous phases of the British Other Measures He said the study groups will Back Labors Bar to Pay Hikes 8 UP The trades union representing organized British work ers voted overwhelmingly Thurs day after a noisy debate to sup port the government in its op position to wage increases dur ing the financial The vote was against or more than six to under the system by which delegates at the congress vote for the membership at Leftist delegates argued that tighter government control of profits would make wage in creases But the dele gates supported the government after Vincent the con gress general said the country was in a critical posi Ttrifnin tne manufacturing section of the OT OrllUlll Baron woolen inflicting damage estimated at I The which threatened the entire plant for a was brought under control by Brig ham City firemen within two hours and without major damage to other j plant including a rock struc ture which is among the city oldest modity Marshall plan customs procedures and overseas He added that their reports probably will not be ready before All the top delegates to the con ference were on hand for Loans Tito Ignores Russ 8 The United States boldly invaded Russias iron curtain territory Thursday by granting Marshal a The arranged through the ExportImport is granted any Soviet orbit country and is expected to drive deeper the wedge between Tito and the Russia and her satellite states have throwing an increas ingly tight economic blockade around Yugoslavia for more than a year since the beginning of Titos Loan Objective Yugoslavia will use the funds for the purchase of mining equip ment in this country to rebuild its lead and zinc In the bank thi United States will receive these metals for its stock pile of strategic war j Only recently Harry S Dulls Festive Spirit Occurring one day before Brig ham City inaugurates its 45th annual Peach days the fire cast a damper on the festive spirit in the but towns people were encouraged by fire mens success in keeping flames from destroying the entire plant and by an announcement of plant management that reconstruction will be undertaken The plant employes about 45 persons and is one few woolen mills in the intermountain area manufacturing Lists Damage Fire chief Glen who led a fore of 30 volunteer fire men in addition to the citys regu larly employed firemen is ing the said damage will approximate He said the fire apparently started when a spark from an elec tric motor landed in a pile of nap accumulated from a carding ma The flames spread rapidly and the entire wall of the twostory structure was a mass of flames in a few Firemen were joined by the plants 45 battling the flames and in confining the blaze tothe plant unit which adjoins the rock structure containing the carding and loom Warehouse The firms office and located in the older were Rulon owner of the firm and grandson of the pioneer weaver who founded the business in said rebuilding will be undertaken I plan to rebuild and equip the mill as soon as Baron The part of the plant See Page Column 4 Truman Studies To Delay Steel Strike CspK navy public naval in quiry probing B38 memo he sold naval aviation to backing up Cedric memo author who claimed BS6 is NAVY B36 PROBE Truman Denies Threat Of Symington Ouster WP President Harry S Truman Thurs day roundly denounced a report that he wantedto fire Air Stuart Symington iii m Soldhis which will be delivered next Cloudburst Hits George Damage Heavy wall That story is just one whole cloth He never heard The presidents expression out ofthe whole cloth is defined in the dictionary meaning enj tirely or made j hence without as Scoffs at Report Truman scoffingly rejected the story when newsmen noted that the report had bobbed up anew before anaval court of in quiry into a nowdiscredited mem orandum prepared by Cedric suspended civilian official of the The on which Worth has since hinted at fraud in theair forces B36 superbomber and quoted various other adverse to air force of ferees sixengineti global B36 as I took no partwhatsoever in instigating or suggesting Mar tin told the Martin he was given a copy of the 1 i1 i although has not been fdr1 handling the Martin Got Memo Martin said he received MEET TODAY Dewey Aims At Quelling Bell Violence NIAGARA 8 Thomas Dewey stepped the violence Bell aircraft strike Thursday night and ordered union and law en forcement officers to meet with him in the state capitol The governor moved into action after a night long conference with his personal His summons followed repeated pleas for as sistance from local authorities who admitted their helplessness in the face of a rising tide of violence as ClOUnited Auto strikers sought to prevent nonstrikers from entering the beleaguered plant Seeks Strike Peace Deweys office emphasized that the Albany conference waa called in an effort to end the disturbances which have caused Jijuries to 30 persons in two and not to negotiate a settlement prolonged In telegrams to William subregional director o the U A W f CI Or and ment officers of both Brie and Niagara counties the governor said In view of the accompanying the present strike Bell Aircraft I as requesting you to come tomyoffice Charters Pledges Preventative In RaU Tieup Due Today Ry ASSOCIATED PRESS Harry S Truman said Thursday he it coneiderinf request for another 10day truce to avert a steel etrike Wednesday tie added he is doing all track a strike the Missouri Pacific railroad 7 He said an extension of the steel lenfti of which he did being given But he added he will tnake cision repjort steel factfiridlng board to him The special board originally i allotted 45 it was given which provides the partlM four full days to ment under its before thti strike call takes effect Wednesday The 5000 Railroaders Strike Today On Line 8 Some 5000 operating of the Missouri Pacific ware poised Thursday night to strike the 98yearold railroad at 2 CST Friday in dispute over Missouri Pacific freight trains were already grinding to a stop as they reached the end of their run and the lust passenger trains were scheduled to leave various terminals at In addition to the 5000 mem bers of the nonoperating employes would affected by the walkout The idle workers would lost to be made public Fourth Bouad Bike Philip Murrays CwgWMInduik trial Organizations steel workers are seekinga fourth round olj wage pius pentkm provements and Strikes against the steel the Baeifie wi other railroads would throw near ly million workers out of jobst Truman siid the govenii ment has exhaustednearly all authority in the Missouri Pacific stand a loss of about daily in gross Presideitt Says plans to do everything that pos sibly can The serving and thouaandg of industries in Mis lUmois D ican Ai plane had been char try both te The leave Buffalo local police ties mmors It said KK has it was reported that water smashed into after Symington came out for a On still another helpYugoslav I business district from the bigger air force than the presi the world bank is th th edge of town i dent Truman was on Innn n n J nilltr l n D O again Friday at3 The delegates met for two hours in the morning and for 80 minutes in the A spokesman for Snyder said no information would be given out on the afternoon ses Faith Healer Cure Fails 8 INS Mary who believed she had been cured paralysis bv nineyearold faith healer Rene was dead Daniels only Tuesday had walked for the first time in nine months after being visited by the young American The Leeds housewife was in the mid dle of a telephone conversation with the child when she collapsed end an advisory mission in Belgrade conferring with A decision on this proposal is not expected for a month or Acheson Backs Loan The ExportImport bank an nouncement studiously avoided any reference to European politics or the cold But one of the prime movers behind the grant was of State Dean Ache He made no secret of the fact that the credit is intended to put some more backbone in and thus widen the Yugoslav leaders breach with American officials admitted in advance that a calculated risk is Russia might construe the move as an overt act and intensify her pressure on all western Medal Winner Falls 1000 Lives After Chutes Snarl 8 Master James winner of the Congressional Medal of plunged 1000 feet to the ground from an airplane Thursday both of his parachutes failed to open But the Battle of the hero lived to tell about Hendrix might have chalked the whole thing up to He was the thirteenth man to jump or nis second It opened only for a second before becoming tangled in the first I called to God for the 24 yearold Just before hitting the ground the paratrooper pulled himself up into the lines of the tangled chutes and held his body in a V He couldnt walk at first after hitting the but later at the Banning hospital attendants tion that he He suf from the troop plane at Fort Ben confirmed the sergeants conten 1 falf firm tin Ullf But he was the first to hit the After Isaving the Hendrix fered jangled nerves and During war a na tive of knocked out Thursday at flash rain and during a lightning storm of 25 minutes red water rolled through business houses on the north side of Main street and flooded the street and main floors and base Damage was estimated at Main street looked like a with contributory water spouting into it from front doors along the north Storm Quickly Vanishes him but was by Defense James Forrestal on the ground that it would make Symington a Gave Worth Data During the naval hearing Hugh of Glen a navy aeronautical testified that he had memo from its once anonymous last At one stage of the Leroy Simpler of the public relations section testified j that it was his job to sell naval aviation to He said that he believed that no airplane could be as good as the air force claimed its B36 to bands club swinging unionists to attack workers the second successive Niagara bounty district attorney William Mil ler issued 25 warrants for the CIO leaders invoolved in the Bell Bogota Solons Trade Shots I 4 Hurt 8 gun on the floor of the Colombian house of repre sentatives resulted in the killing of a representative and the wound la Secy of of tour others early Thurs Pandemonium broke loose short ly after midnight as the legisla tors engaged in a stormy debate over a presidential More than 50 shots were ex changed ina few Legis lators crouched behind their desks for Dozens of bullets were embeded in seats and given Worth information on ornaU of tnefiaU that part of the memo was He said he did so after a talk with He he didnt know Worth was going The storm vanished as suddenly j to lt the report into a memo as it and the sun shone The n s B36 b designed down as water still gushed through buildings and Rain and wind damaged a num ber of elaborate floats ready for the opening parade of the Dixie Sun Bowl roundup scheduled for The parade was post poned for an hour and floats were hastily George fire department spent several hours pumping out flooded Furnaces in basements at Penney and SprouseReitz stores were submerged in 14 foot of Merchandise Damage Damage to merchandise in many stores reached into thousands of Water shut off electricity in many making a fire Two and a half feet of water stood in basement of McQuar rie Memorial museum where furniture and rugs were badly The lobby of a Main street hotel was flooded six inches Personnel of business houses re moved shoes and rolled up pants and waded with brooms and shovels to remove water and Dirt roads in a section of town were cut with gulliss by the and mud overlaid lawns and gar dens after the flood had his suspension lineal two 88 milimeter two ma hecame entangled in his boot chine gun killed seven Ger holding him to the i mans and captured and saved und the planen prop wash held him I four American soldiers from ai Damage was the worst from a horizontal in burning For this he received cloudburst in more ttoan 20 At 500 feet he patM tjht ripogHlj the Gonsreasioiul Medal of to find out who had a hand in the origin of the went for ward Thursday at a quickening Testifying before the threeman naval plans maker Glenn Martin of Baltimore emphatically dgnied that he helped instigate the which attacked the air 40 Resort Guests Escape Hurts In Forest Fire KING 8 resi dents of luxurious Tassajara Hot Springs resort escaped injury Thursday in a fire that ished the hotel and several cab ins and turned into a raging for est fire that surrounded the sort and blackened more than 1000 Six hours after they were cut off from communication with the outside world by a fire that whirled around their camp and destroyed telephone and tele graph Forest service rangers broke through lo them along a charred road and set up radio all Rang er Georgfi Branagh reported over his portable radio Brilliant Lawyer Killed Gustavo bril liant liberal lawyer from Boyaca was killed instantly with a deal to in New Yorks special sen ate race this fall and hinted he e rating employe will be a frontline fighter in next years congressional eonnecthi Hal t Buses The warrants followed several lightning forays by motorized grdups of strikers on workbound employes Thursday The flying adopting new tac fanned out on all main high ways leading to the plant tercepted buses and automobiles bearing Two major clashes north of the sprawling plant on the out skirts of Niagara Fails and a third melee to the south resulted in at least 15 persons being in The situation grew rapidly out of police control as the strikers drove from one area to dispersing groups of employes wherever they found One group of workers was routed from a restaurant and chased into their homes in a nearby housing Several men were beaten with clubs before the eyes of their The sight sent some women into Gunfire Shortly a police of ficer was forced to use gunfire to up a fist fight in a field near the Miller reported that five men already had been taken into Two were lodged in bullet through his Jorge I Niagara Falls jail and three Sntn Ttei fmTai others were being held at Lock Soto Bel a former foreign minister and Colombian represen tative at many international con was wounded Also caught in the hail of lead and wounded less seriously were Luis a liberal Ama deo a and Ricardo also conserva The house was debating over riding conservative President Ma riano Ospina Perez veto of a bill advancing presidential elections from June 3950 to 27 this Backed by The bill was passed by the liberal majority of both hohses which want the election held while congress is still in Eyewitnesses said more than 50 shots were They said Rodriguez was seen firing at Del Corral and wounding him twice Army and police forces were rushed to surround the capitol building and Bolivar Square in the heart of the News of the shooting quickiy spread and crowds gathered in the vicinity o the bringing to mind ths bloody riots of April which more than were ss the Pan American conference met in the same of Thursdays MiJler said that Martin regional U A WCIO was among those named in the Gerber was injured se verely during the height of Wednesdays riots when he fell from a moving automobile as it nearecl a plant congressional as opened sst that day he wiids two labor day at Pitts burgh and Des in which he launched blistering attacks at special interest for his legislative To Speak In Truman got into a political discussion during his weekly news He said he is willing to speak in New York state this fall in behalf of former Herbert Democratic candidate for the senate seat for merly held by Robert He said he has no definite plans along that line because he has not been But he added that he would be glad to speak if it would be The president declined to dis cuss the decision of John Fos ter Dulles now holding the seat under of Thomas to run against Reveals 50 Flans The presidents plans for the 1950 campaign were revealed when reporters asked him to define the special interests he attacked in his Labor day He said he could not do it today but that he might a little later in the 1950 When reporters noted that he referred to the 1850 campaign as something already under Truman said that congressional campaigns for non presidential such always on the Labor day of the preceding way Trainmen has called against these two Interplant necting lines that serve scores Of Pittsburgh steel The Walk out was set for EST Tuesday against the Unionrail road and 3 Saturday against the Employers say a strike against either line would die more than steel Rule Hot It was on that Truman considers he helped to the 1950 campaign with his two Labor day A presidential board In railroad case but BRT has not The MOK nongahela case has not been sub mitted to a factfinding Appointment of such a body would postpone a strike 60 under ihe railroad labor Both dis putes involving interpretation oi working i Wheeling and Lake Erie rail road A government mediator willy seek to settle 34 tween the BRT and strike set for Friday has been postponed pending mediation ef Southern Pacific A presidential factfinding board has urged ther negotiations between BRT and railroad over workinjjr The board held the had not exhausted bargaining rej quired under the railway Would Join Walkout 8 Members of United Steelworkers local 2102 CIO at the local Cols rado Fuel and Iron Thursday approved joining a ns tionwide steel strike if one Michael said the vote ww 2672 to C F I has 8300 ers in AUGUST BUSINESS UP Job Holders Near 60 Million 49 Peak 8 More Americans were atwork in August than at any other time this of The number ofjobless dropped of Commerce Charles yer surveyed the figures arid aaid VThe end of the recession may be at Edwin chairman of the presidents council of eco nomic was more restrain ed in his He said that business had picked up in that such a seasonal i yer found to Nourse didnt say whether he had seen the Census bureau Nourse said the important thing now is whether business continues goes above or fallsbelow that Sawyer was particularly pleased because nonfarm employment rose by and because the drop in joblessness was more than sea he these con firm other accumulating evidence of a leveling off of the recent down ward adjustment in our The Census bureaus figures upturn was and that he showed August unemployment doubts whether the process of disinflation has been compared with in The July figure was the Nourse talked to reporters about highest jobless total since an hour before the Census bureau j Even with the ployed in August wat nearly as many as the who looking for work a year betonk The rise in nonfana employment noted by the Centos bureau was nearly offset by usual midsummer drop in a cultural employment The net crease in the number of etyiHani employed was only Nok farm employment still was about below the record attained in t The bureau iatd a Jtt the size of labor working or seeking plained the apparent between the rist ployment and drop in number of The bureau ob figum which number of that some jobhunters had ;

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