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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 10, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS IntormoiutalB Network Station KALL Mondij Ihrouth frldcjr toy tottefed felt tt 149 SALT LAKE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Cripps Advises West To Unify Economy Declares Britains Sales Abroad Only Solution of Dollar Dearth 9 Stafford Cripps warned Friday it may be necessary to reduce the living standards of a lot of people during the next two years before Britain solves its financial The British chancellor of the exchequer made these remarks in reporting on the progress of the BritishAmerican Canadian financial talks now in their third In his remarks on living stand ards he apparently referred to Britain possibly some western European There wag no indication he meant the United Cripps expressed hope that any cut in living standards would be only temporary while we are working solutions which would be acceptable to the Free Market 1 Speaking before more than 400 reporters at a National Press club he again appealed for the United States to open up its markets to British products so that Britain can earn enough dol lars to meet its AH the steps by the western world to join forces to resist com munism will be in he said if we fail to provide a sound eco nomic basis for these combined efforts of the free Britains 200pound foreign min Ernest echoed Cripps words in a brief offthecuff ad dress before the overflow Three Kennecott 20 Otherl Die as Canadian Airliner Crashes He described Britains money troubles as a world He aroused a big ovation when he said Arouses Ovation Dont lets blame each Lets join to solve Immediately the two Eritisli cabinet officers went to the State department for their fifth meeting with top American and Canadian government offi Cripps comment on living standards aroused immediate spec that the Labor government might shortly cut rations for the British people as a means of re ducing The lean British treasury again ruled out the possibility of seeking a new American loan to solve Britains dollar which he acknowledged Further Effort Needed A great further effort is nec essary by our people iii the sell1 of their goods snd services in the dollar he The only possible solution for us of this problem is that We should be able to live on our earnings Cripps held out the prospect that Britain would have to slash its buying from the United States again unless a solution is found and added That is a result we are most anxious to avoid for the sake of our peoples standards of In his Bevin predicted the United Britain and Canada would come up with the answer in a very short But gave no information on any pos tible tnreepower Assured of Help As the conference went into its third Britain appeared as sured of limited help from the American government to ease its financial there was no sign any comprehensive program had yet been decided upon to solve the long range prob Britains Cripps is to establish a new trade pattern since the past nine months have shown that its prewar way of do ing business will no longer The eastwest the loss of German and Japanese and the increasing needs of the great new free countries of south cast Asia have changed the trade he The British can not solve the problem by their own efforts he That is why they have come to Washington to meet with the top American and Canadian Ernest Bevin Predicts early answer to British money HouseOkehed Tariff Bill Stirs Taf i Ire Robert Taft Ohio declared in the senate Friday that the reciprocal trade agreements bill as passed by the house would give Harry S Truman the power to destroy American indus he the watchmaking and bicycle have sustained damage because of the now ex pired law under which the presi dent negotiated mutual tariff cuts with other Charges Sabotage With debate on the bill in its third there were these other developments Senator Elmer Thomas offered an amendment to limit imports of foreign oil to 5 of the domestic Hugh Butler charged that the State de partment is sabotaging the Agriculture departments price support program by lower tariffs on farm Taft told his colleagues that those who oppose the socalled peril point amendment spon sored by Republicans simply want this country placed on a basis of free trade with all the Damage Point The opposed by the would require the tariff commission to fix the point at which it thinks a reduction in rates would damage American in The president could go ahead with such a reduction but would have to explain his action to Taft said that without this mild restriction the bill would give the president arbitrary power with no standard The act unquestionably gives the president power to destroy American industry and is a com plete delegation of legislation pow he answer to this argument is even if the power is it will not be exercised to injure an American Pravda Scribes Say Truman Talks Spurs Conflict 9 Soviet writers said in Pravda Fri day that warmongers are jangling American nerves and one accused Harry S Truman of talking peace while conducting a policy of The rated among the foremost Soviet commentators are Ilya Ehrenburg and David Za Both protested in effect that Russia is not engaging in any cold The doublebarreled blast by Eh renburg and Zaslavsky in the Com munist party newspaper was con sidered important as an indication of Russian The cold war of Za slavsky this is not our Our nerves are in complete order and we sre con ducting no deliberate His column was captioned Truman No one is fighting with them Ehrenburg nor intends to fight They would do better to mediate on the beneficial effect of a good cold eold war is boring Ehrenburg said antiCommunist is rampant in the United States and the suicide rate in ris He toured the United States in Zaslavslcy attacked Tru man thus A large number of a significant part of the American are dissatisfied with the foreign policy United states and dont of the under stand this They see Tru man incessantly talks of peace and just as incessantly conducts a policy of Senate Groups OkehArms Sept 9 plan to arm foreign nations against communism was approved Friday by two big sen ate which inserted for Harry 8 Tru man to use as he chooses in the tax east The overall approved 19 to gives Truman the bulk of the he originally requested although some strings are tied to the Administration forces headed by Tom Connolly turned back a determined drive spearheaded by Republicans to ear mark money specifically for non Communist Gives Truman Power the foreign relations and armed services meeting in joint 12 to the clause giving the presi dent unfettered power to spend to help stem commu nismin China or elsewhere in the far east He would not even have to tell congress how he was spend ing the Advocates of specific help to nonCommunist China cried that this was a meaningless sop and announced they would continue their fight on the senate Some minor matters remain to be ironed out before the commit tees report the bill to the Action Due This is expected to be done Mon As it the senate bill provides authorization for to supply arms to European members of the North Atlantic defense The house voted and limited the program to next June 30 as the administration took a terrific The senate gives Truman most of he for Greece and Tur key unchanged from original bill accepted by the for Korea and the Philippines also to be used in the far This is a new neither bill the in the administration the house bill nor in Admirals Call iShort Recess In B36 Probe 9 threeman board of admirals Fri day recessed its investigation into the B36 bomber cam paign until 21 after hearing fresh denials of blame by a young navy Sanford navy judge told newsmen the case which blew up a storm on Capitol Hill is not He said the recess was called to allow time for checking deeper into the background of conflicting testimony aired during the four dayold Triumph ot Negation So the hearings have proven virtually a triumph of regation Not a single witness has admitted being directly involved in helping Cedric Worth prepare the dis credited Worth himself has admitted to the house armed services commit tee that the unsigned document he put into circulation in the halls of congress was based on unveri fied rumors and al though it attacked the integrity of such men as of Defense Louis of Air Stuart Symington and Financier Floyd Worth was immediately sus pended from his post as special assistant to Navy Undersecretary Dan Kimball after disclosing that he wrote the memo and re canting its Military document sought to dis credit the air forces giant sixen gined B36 bomber KK prime weapon in any future For years there has been a tugofwar between the navy and air fprce for strategic bombing assignments and congressional Worth has not yet testified be fore the naval court of In Fridays Navy Lt Samuel a redheaded young flier from squirmed nervously before the goldbraided admirals but steadfastly insisted See Page CotumaZ president of Kennecott Copper and Arthur Storke were killed Friday when Canadian racSfle airliner entailed and burned oh mountainside enr was to have succeeded Siannmrd as A third aid WM Aids Steel Pensions Held Major Panel Plank 9 NYT Harry S Trumans board of inquiry in the steel dispute will recommend pensions and social in with important qualifica but no general wage it was reported Friday The boards report and recom mendations as a basis of averting the strike threatened by the CIO United Steelworkers will go to the president The mendations are not The present strike truce expires at mid night but the president is expected to ask for an exten sion if either side rejects the boards The qualifications attached by the board include ceilings on costs equivalent of six cents an hour in the case of pensions and four cents for social in cluding pension and other benefit plans already in The board was reported to have calculated that the package would be materially less than 10 cents because many companies al ready have pension and related plans in operation and the costs of these would be credited toward the recommended The package was said to be an increase equivalent to about of the basic or about 5 of the gross average hourly The basic rate in steel is an Gross earnings in May averaged per accord ing to the bureau of labor statis Another important qualification is that the parties would work out the details of the pension That would defer itsoperation un til next wage Steelmen Vote 151 For Walkout If Parley Fails 9 UP CIO United Steelworkers in four states where strike votes are compulsory have voted by a margin of 15 to 1 in favor of a walkout an agreement is not reached the union de it was announced Steelworkers headquarters here reported that union mem bers in Utah and Missouri were polled by state labor agencies with over 93 favoring strike ac tion if negotiations The union said the latest tab ulation on the strike question showed in favor of a strike 746 in favor 48 in favor 428 In favor 170 Utah Mine Chief s Mourn Loss of Top Executives Sept Canadian airliner crashed and burned on a barren nountainside near killing all aboard Including T president of the Kennecott Copper and two other tap ranking American Also killed were Arthur president of i Climax Molybdenum who was to succeed Stannard as cctt head at the end of this and a dent of Kennecott and president of the Quebec Iron and Titanium All three were New No Survivors There were no among the 19 including three and four crew All were Canadians except the three American Eyewitnesses said the DC3 plane exploded before it plum meted like a rocket to the mountainside in the rugged bush country on the north shore of the river and miles east of It was the third worst crash in Canadian aviation The first rescue party reached the crash scene by pumping a handcar on the tracks of the Canadian National railroad to within two miles of the Then the party hacked and pushed through heavy underbrush to the charred and atill burring strewn over an area of more than a city find Four Bodies There was no sign of Four mangled bodies near the 1000 feet up the side of the and about four miles inland from the St The 66yearold Stannard had to retire from Kennecott on 31 after 39 years service with the giant mining 18 as Storke was to succeed Ths three Ajnerican were on a Jrosinesi touring Quebec mining The sky was heavily overcast when the crash occurred at the flight had oriylhated in Where three Amer icans boarded the and had been made fjty before the toward Bale Comeau Kennecotf s vicepresident killed in RoggeBlasts At Russians MEXICO 9 Leftwing lawyer John Rogge tossed a minor bombshell into the continental peace congress Friday by accusing Russia of equal guilt with the United States for the cold but his charge promptly was labeled The former assistant at torney general broke away from the congress partyline to say that he could see little tween the imperialism and power politics of either America or Rus Meets Cold Reception Startled delegates to the leftist peace congress greeted Rogges remarks and former Min nesota congressman John Ber nard took the speakers stand to shout This is outright slander of the Soviet I object to Rogges remarks the Soviet Bernard de They only aid and com fortthose who try to inflame a war against the land of Many of ideas serve only to What worries me more is the glib way he links United States and Russia in charges of Surprise Accusation Rogges unexpected the first direct Jab at Russia since the peace congress opened Mon day came as a jolt to the hemispheres leading who have heard parade of Latin Canadian and Ameri can liberalsclap at Yankee im perialism and praise peace loving a handful of the congresV TOO delegates yawned through Rogues His on Russia got a cold of sympathy day following the deaths of three Kennecott Copper officials In a airplane crash pointed tosevere loss to industry and to state of Louis general Kennecott Cop per said retiringKennecott and Arthur who was to re place had to visit Utah Buchman said Stannard Storke have been Utah add ing that both my associates and myself are grieved over this tragic Kerinecott Cop per vice president In charge of described the deathof Storke and vice president of the as a terrible tragedy and great retired vice presi dent and general Kenne cott Copper Utah termed the deaths a He said it was a great not only for Utah and the but for the whole industrial Utah depart ment Smelt ing and Refining It is a terrible bringing a loss1 to the industry in the state of The three men will be sorely misseii by their friends and business The deep sympathy of myself and of all my associates goes totheir families and to their It is unbelievable they are no longer with was the comment of vice United States and Mining Adding that he was acquainted with each of the he said them to be fine and good prbiessionwiy ana their deaths bring a great both in friendship and to the Among reining men Who ex pressed at the tragedy was George seifijiyiea of Romantic who said Arthur1 Or Storke wiUr aYTwO friend of the prospector and a man with an uncanny instinct in min See Comma S Hurricane Hits Liner Routes NEW 9 A savage hurricane whipped into Atlantic shipping lanes traveled by luxury liners Friday and the weather bureau urged all ships in or near the area to change their courses to avoid the 130 mileanhour The weather bureau In New York said the center of the storm was in the North Atlantic at latest about 400 miles southeast of Halifax and 650 miles east of New The center of the which blew up from the was expected to move southeast of Cape on the southerntip of One cf the liners in the Atlan tic was the HollandAmerica liner bringing 1400 pas sengers from Rotterdam to New was due here Sunday and apparently was in no danger of being caught in the worst of the The Cunard White Star liner Britannic sailed from Boston at noon Friday with 515 pilgrims headed for la tin denly seemed to and Four were They her daughter and two young one a babe in The mother died clasping tht youngest child close to The toll of 23 lives this Canadas third wont aviation dis Crash It was exceeded by the loss of 29 lives in a chartered airliner struck a fog shrouded Gaspe peninsula moun tain and the logs of 24 in when an B C A F Liberator crashed at St The crew consisted of Pierre pilot Gordon Alex copilot Emile flight and Gertrude Mc Other VlcHms Other In addition to the Kennecott included Ed steam engineer of the Ontario Paper Chicago Tribune subsidiary at Thorold William ssgisssr of the Ontario Paper Henri Paul Bouchard of Bale Woods timekeeper for the Quebec North Shore another Chicago Tribune subsidiary his wife and their of en route to Bai Comeau to become sports director of the1 Bale Co meau an affili ate and supported North Shore Paper RAIL GIANT PARALYZED Missouri Pacific Walkout Idles 9 ating employes of the Missouri Pacific railroad went on strike at 3 Service on the big railroad already was at a virtual with almost all of its trains halted earlier m the day to avoid lastminute con The few trains still rolling when the strike deadline passed con to their with consent of union Five thousand fire conductors and other train men left their in a dispute over interpretation of operating An additional nonoper ating employes were laid off at the close of business Only about 2500 were to be kept on the railroads pay rolls The last hope of a settlement I collapsed shortly after Frank member of the national railway mediation an nounced in Washington the unions rejected proposals made as a basis for delay or He would not disclose the nature of the sug A prolonged strike would crip ple many industries in the 10 states served by the 7200mile railroad and lead to shutdowns idling many more thousands of The Missouri with Its ranks as the nations ninth largest It normally carries about passengers a Among the larger cities affected by the strike are St Kan sas and Little Robert general super intendent of the railway mail serv said mail service to cities in the area would be The unions that called the strike are the Brotherhoods of Locomo tive Railway and Firemen and En and the Order of Railway The complex dispute which to the strike involves 282 griev ances by the Some IV Is although wages and hours in general were not at Sept 9 WV Government transportation ex perts said Friday the only means by which the can force an end to a railroad strike Is to seize the There is no in dication that this islMlng consid ered in the Missouri Pacific A law the presi in ttrt army to take over and optrtae any transportation part of it This law the railroads were Wiled to avert a nattonwids I   

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