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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Moafey Thraach Network WEATHER Ddttib M IS 152 SALT LAKE TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTO Unions Drop Steel Pay Boost Fight Call Off Agree To Extend Okeh Board Findings 12 steelworkers gave up their fight for a fourth round wage increase Monday and called off a strike set for Tuesday The big union accepted both Harry S Trumans request for an 11day extension of the strike truce and recommendations of a presidential fact finding board aimed at solving the steel wage Philip president of both the CIO and the United Steel workers told Truman in a telegram he gave up the wage increase demand with profound regret but agreed to the boards recommendations in the interest of concluding a prjmpt settle In White House said Truman had no com ment on the CIO reply and there was no immediate answer from any of the steel Industry Accepts Truco The nations major steel pro ducers have accepted the truce extension No company has yet given its answer on the boards Trumans threeman panel suggested that workers forego a wage increase and that both sides agree to a 10cent hourly increase package covering insurance and The steelworkers asked a 30cent package also including the The unions decision vas made In daylong meetings of its execu tive board and wage policy com mittee at Hotel The ac were made in the form of a resolution which Murray said was adopted unanimously by the 170member Cairn UBJon Session The tone of the union waa calm and Only sporadic bursts of applause were heard through the tightly closed doors of the hotel At the of and a half hours of Murray gave newsmen copies of the res uiuiiuu aiiu Ihi White ThS Which ized the said in part The union will extend the pe riod for continued work and oper ations under the termi of the col lective bargaining agreements in effect between the union and the various companies until Justify Wage Boost The telegram repeated the steel workers firm belief that the unions proposal for 12 cents per hour increase in wages currently payable is completely justified and was amply supported by the evi dence produced before the adding in the interest of concluding a prompt settlement of the existing labor dispute an the basic steel industry and in rec ognition of the public interest in this the international exec utive board and the international wage policy committee of the United Steelworkers ofAmerica hereby authorizes the internation al officers the United Steel workers of America to accept the recommendations of the steel in dustry board as set forth in its re port to the president IXRISTATEDEATH TRAIL Gardner Confesses Cellmate Slaying By JOHNSON Tribune Leased Wire Ray Dempsey confessed killer of an Ogden baby led officers Monday to herj buried watch and he also signed a confession to the murder of a cellmate in a his third j admitted Sheriff Mac Wade prepared to question the con fessed killer as to possible connections with the rapemurder of four women in Fort between February and Finding of the missing watch of Shirley Jean whose nude body was discovered beside a Riverdale road the morning of removed any doubt as to the accuracy of the Saturday night confession of her murder the night before her Suspect Faces Quiz in Four More Killings FORT 12 Dempsey held in after confessing to the slaying of two will be questioned about four sex slay ings that have puzzled Indiana authorities for five Sheriff Harold Zeis said Monday The 27yearold who has written a detailed account of the sexstrangulation slaying of Shirley Jean 17year old baby sitter and admitted killing Sue of is being held for lie detector Utah Sheriff Mac Wade has In the Indiana slayings two men have been sentenced for the slay ing of one of the and one of those under sentence once con fessed to the slaying of the Another man now has con fessed to three of the Sheriff Zeis said the pattern of the Utah slayings were so similar to the four in Fort Wayne that he felt an investigation war He said Sheriff Wade at Ogden had been asked by tele phone to attempt to learn whether Gardner was familiar with the In diana The Fort Wayne slayings oc curred in 1944 and Police without clues and it wag not until 1947 that the cases Tito Reaffirms Yugo Stand On Meddling BELGRADE 12 Tito Mon day paid tribute to the Soviet Union as the first country of So but said again he will stand for no Soviet meddling in Yugoslav Titos issued by the official office was more con ciliatory iit tone than recent FtussoYugoslav Tito made his remarks in a speech to five Socialist hero miners whom he received here Sun The press office did not hand out the statement until late Mon a method which underlined its Every working class is capable of fighting and winning a new Russ Approve Big 4 Talks 12 Russia has agreed to an informal meeting of the Big Four foreign ministers at next weeks session of the United Nations general as diplomatic officials re ported Monday It will bring together of State Dean British For eign Minister Ernest French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman and Russias Andrei Vishinsky for ths first time since they met last spring in The deadlocked negotiations over a treaty with Austria is the most immediate issue facing the But officials said other problems could be taken cluding whether to convene a for mal meeting of the council of for eign Theyagreed at Paris to consider at this time to convene The foreign ministers deputies are due to meet at New York Sept after having failed in London to agree on terms of the Austrian Their disagreement pre sumably will be put up to their Acheson and Bevin expect to be joined by Schuman in the capitol Wednesday night for a general survey of problems facing the western Including the far east and Officials said they did not know definitely when will arrive from Mos West German Vote Names Heuss Leader Author of 20 Books Burned by Nazis Sworn Into Office Sept 12 Teodore whitehaired pro fessor who authored 20 books burned by the was elected first president of western Ger many Monday night In ah acceptance speech he pledged to make the infant repub lic a living He was sworn into office Dollar Meet Agrees On Britain Program T softvoiced and methodi Gardner directed Sheriff Wade and his assistants to where he met drawaj ot the wouldbe baby sitter at 34th street and Washington boulevard about July 20 then tc the spot where she was and on to a sylvan retreat where he had buried the Find Undergarments From there he took the officers to the home of and Charles Pleasant and to an outside where he said he had thrown the half slip and panties of the slain girl the night of July two nights fol lowing the brutal Officers retrieved the but because of its condition did not make any attempt to preserve it as The panties were tightly wrapped and rolled inside the With Sheriff Wade and Gardner on the trip Monday morning were Deputy Sheriff Walter Epps Patrolman August Nussbaum of Ogden city youth who has been assigned to the case from the and Miss Maurine stenographer in the sher iffs on Bos At Washington boulevard and 34th he told of waiting for Shirley to alight from the and having met her oh the south west He said he explained his car was broken and he had left his wallet so would she mind walking to his home in She accompanied him after accept ing his Crossing the Riverdale viaduct on highway turned north to the old section of the uaeu as iiie way before the viaduct and new cisl Tito told the Progressive ideas were never correctly nor was a social transformation ever brought about by can only Tito described Yugoslavias po lition today as an invincible for We think that the very exist ence of the Soviet Union as a great socialistic country represents a powerful factor which enables the ievelopment of progressive forces in many countries and enables them to win he were They walked west along the he told to the roadway the old KLO radio and on past the spot where her body was began to disconcert the Turned Around about 100 yards to the west he carefully looked at trees and bushes on either and said This is where we turned around and started walking back toward the east while I was trying to preposition her for immoral re When he arrived back at the area where the body was found he The trees and bushes that had been there when he took the victim to the spot had been chopped down and partially After surveying the area care he rubbed his face and fi nally turned to the sheriff and pointed with both manacled hands These chopped down trees pother but I believe it would be right therebetween those two stumps where I rolled her body after strangling her and violating Thats the Spot For your Lhe sheriff that is exact y where we found her A short conference ensued while lardner and then the officers were directed to drive back to the east end of the and turn ing to the left they drove back See Fage Column 4 of the western and eastern Germanys admittance to the Council of Europe and close re lations with Elected on Second Ballot 85yearold chairman of the conservative Free third largest party in western was elected on the sec ond ballot by the federal electoral Kurt onearmed victim of Adolf Hitlers concentra tion was the candidate of the Social second largest party and received 312 Heuss received 416 of the 800 made up mostly from a solid combination of support from three conservative parties which hoped to rule western Germany the Christian largest in western Free Demo crats and the small German A third candidate from the Cen trist Rudolf received 30 Hans a Christian received two votes and 37 electors Adenauer as Chancellor The circumstances of Heuss elc solid lineup from the three conservative to assure the naming of the Chris tian Democratic Kon ran as chancellor prime The to be nominated by the will yield the real power in western Upon Installation of the pres chancellor and cabinet ap pointed by the allied military government in western will fadft threft western occupation powers will replace their military governors with high commissioners who will retain limited directon of German affairs under an occupation stat The powers will have author to step in when neces sary to protect their Choice of 403 Delegates The choice of president was made by 402 delegates to the lower house of parlia who were chosen in a pop ular election and an equal number of electors chosen by the legislatures of the 11 Sixteen observers from Berlin were present without voting Schumachers name was thrown into the election at the last min ute after a Social Democratic cau Adenauer and other leaders of the winning coalition had sought to win Social Democrats over to Jie dea of electing Heusa without a fight Thumbs Up Upon Rescuing Goal British Foreign Minister Ernest Bevln gives up sign as he with of State Dean after clow of threepower talks with program to pot Britain on Billion rcTatlon Goes to 12 UP special senate jviou day approved a arms program for the North At lantic pact countries and other free antiCommunist nations after backers of specific aid for China suddenly dropped their Chairman Tom Connally said the lopsided 20to3 vote indicated almost solid sup port for the bill when it is taken up OR the senate possibly BULLETIN ATLANTIC 33 resorts famed mil lion dollar pier was gutted by fire Tuesday lighting the sky for miles and threaten ing nearby Police said the huge pleasure extending 1900 into the ocean on the downtown section of the caught fire about In less than an hour the entire shore ward of the pier had collapsed in smoking PEEK AT THE CALENDAR Weatherman Rushes Season Temperatures slumped sharply in many portions of Utah night and freezing weather was predicted for some isolated Winds were too strong for any general frost throughout the but the preview of starts many res idents to closets for extra blankets Monday The tharmometer was expected to hit a low of about 41 at the Salt Lake City airport early Tues day But the weather man said it would become partly cloudy and warmer later Tuesday and that the temperature would nit a high near The chill spell Monday night a repetition of inclement weather to several Freezing temperatures had been reported Sunday night and Monday morn ing at Bryce Utah Fort and Idaho But temperatures in Utah were not expected to go so low this week aa those reported over the Great Plains where win ter moved in and the thermometer dropped to 20 degrees at Cut Mont More than a foot of snow was spread over some parts of Montana by the which whis tled out of moved over and then headed south for Wyoming and the Agricultural doubted that the cold weather in the inter mountain country would do any damage to Only in low spots isolated from any wind was the mercury expected to drop be 1 low 32 Higher valleys also were expected to be Crops which are particularly susceptible at this time of year are tomatoes and Harvest ing of tomatoes could continue another week or 10 barring agricultural observers A little frost would not hurt peaches or pears much while corn for silage is moderately sus ceptible and celery relatively It would take a temperature below 32 for frost to and while such a level would be un it would not be exactly considering that in 1895 the mercury got down to 29 in lowest mark for the month in the states meteorol ogical The lowest temperature recorded on 13 for the past 20 years is it appeared the in termountaiK despite low tem perature would have relatively good weather the next few compared with many parts of the Union Leaders Reject Rail Peace Offer 12 leaders Monday night turned down a company proposal to end the fourdayold strike against the Missouri Pacific At the same they agreed to meet again with railroad officials at 2 EST The companys plan to end the strike was submitted to the four striking brotherhoods at a meet ing arranged Monday by a newly created citizens i Held Separate Sessions Union officials went into sepa rate closed sessions at 3 and considered the proposal until when they announced they could not agree to the railroads The proposal asked that The striking brotherhoods and the railroad establish a permanent method of settling claims in the The strike be ended when a system was agreed Past over which the union is be liquidated in future Could Agree in Part assistant grand chief engineer of the Brotherhood of Locomotive said the unions could agree only in part on this He wouldnot elabo The proposal was presented to the unions by Guy federal trustee for the Missouri Elmer professor of constitutional law Washington university and temporary chair man of the citizens said both sides appeared in a con ciliatory The strike began Friday after noon as a climax in a dispute over 282 individual claims by the union members against the Most of the claims involvtd Inter pretation of union So far nearly employes of the railroad have been laid off in the 10stat6 area served by the Missouri This is in addi tion to the 5000 operating em ployes on izes all but the funds originally aoKctS by Harry S Drops Fight Republicans on the combined foreign relations and armed serv ices who had been fighting for weeks for at least in aid earmarked spe cifically for Chinas antiCommu finally settled for a compro It would not Truman to spend in the China It was a dramatic test of the bipartisan foreign policy which had threatened to collapse under the pressure of Republican criti cism of the administrations wait andsee policy on But en the final the Re publicans went down the iiiie ior the The only negative votes were cast by Democratic Walter George and Richard both of and Harry Ask Fund Cuts All of them wanted to reduce the spending and will get another chance to use their econ omy axes The bill merely authorizes the arms which is Intended to put muscle in the north At lantic security Democratic Leader Scott said the arms bill may come up on ths floor Monday if reciprocal trade legislation is out of the way by After t still would have to go to confer ence with the house which voted half the funds requested for the Atlantic pact Federal Mediation Attempts Fail On Dock Strike NEW 12 UP Federal mediation attempts to end the Hawaiian dock strike were broken off late Monday with both sides hopelessly far mediator Cyrus Ching announced the breakup of the settlement attempts after five days of conferences with representatives of Hawaiian stevedoring firms and the strik ing International Longshoremen and Warehousemens Union Russell negotiating chairman for the Hawaiian em ployers said Despite the assistance of Ching and other members of the conciliation we have been unable to reach any kind of agreement with Harry Bridges and the ILWU to end the unions 10Point Plan Widens Isles Export Door Sept 12 United and Canada Monday announced a 10point program which Sir Stafford Crippa said would bring Britains dollar control and pave the way for her economic The announced after an emergency includes steps to give Britain a freer hand in spending Marshall plan dollars and open the doors of Canada and the United States a bit wider for British The aim is to permit Britain to earn more and conserve those she British chancellor of the said the three ollDDOrt decision certainly wouM hst further dssjsrsus fSias Britains gold and dollar reserves and put the nation in a position to advance The hut British dwindled to around f 000 before the conference began Farm Aiken Asserts Sept 12 George Aiken Vt said Monday night existing law provides for highprice propi for wheat and coiton and those who tell farmers otherwise ara guilty of In the face of new tlon drive to force a farm bill through Aiken defended in a statement the flexible support law he helped write in the last It la due to become effective said he thinks that law re quires I960 support of wheat and cotton prices at from 83 to 90 of He called this a far cry from the misrepresentation of those who tell the wneat and cotton grow ers that they will get 80 support under the 1948 act A emulated price de last be low the British safety He saw the agreement as an important aid to winning the cold The results of the conference are all part of our determlnatioa feti with the cold he This makes a distinct and Important contribution to strengthening the Aid to End IB IMS In announcing their all three governments reaffirmed anew that tUeir plan of action is based on the assumption that extraordinary tud from the North American continent woujd have to to an end by the middle of This nut Britain and the other western European governments on notice thai the United ulttbUlion to to that ia same past period favor able to The government supports farm prices by buying up by making direct loans to farmers and other Portions of the chased commodities are by While Aiken said the possibility is growing that no new farm bill will be passed in this session of an administration leader who asked not to be quoted by nama said every effort will be made to change the Republican sponsored Night Sessions Face Senate On Trade Bill 12 Administration leaders Monday called for overtime night sessions of the senate in an effort to drive the reciprocal trade agreements bill through by the end of the Democratic leader Scott Lucas of Illinois scheduled the first night session for He said he hopes the senate will agree to vote Wednesday o the socalled peril points regarded as the major test on the Pays Rutledge Tribute Debate was to have resumed but the senate met for only 25 minutes and then recessed until Tuesday in tribute to asso ciate Justice Wiley Rutledge of the supreme who died in Maine on Saturday The 15yearold reciprocal trade agreements an important and hotly disputed phase of the coun trys foreign permits the president to cut tariffs in ex change for cuts other countries agree to make on imports of The house has already acceded to Harry S Trumans request and voted to extend the act with out the peril points provision which wss written In by tie Republican controlled Provision Clarified Tills provision requires the tariff commission to determine the points beyond which tariff cuts cannot be made without endanger ing domestic If reduc tions beyond those peril are the president is required to inform congress of the OOP senators generally are ex pected to in favor of keeping the talking with reporters after he and Vice Alben Barkley conferred with Tru man at the White conceded that the vote on the issue will be for to trade tacking involved four Canadian Promise Beview The other six were in the form of promises by the two countries to review and consider changes in such touchy economic policies as and general purchasing The first four steps Permission from the United States for Britain to use its Marshall plan dollars for a wid er range of Britain bad urgently requested this per particularly for pur chase of Canadian wheat which it has been buying with its own scarce Under present rules Britain must confine Marshall plan purchases of wheat to the United A pledge by to in crease buying of strategic tin and rubber from British areas and a United States promise to review its stockpiling program to see if it can do the Modify Restrictions The United States also said it is prepared to modify present rubber regulations in order to give Britains natural rubber ex ports a greater market in this The present adopted as a defense reuire manufacturers to use a certain percentage of synthetic Wiiich ia pruuUCeu i tSJi A streamlining of Ameri can and Canadian customs regu lations to eliminate red which Britain claims has hin dered her shipments of The United States already has started to overhaul these customs rules and will go to congress later permission to make more dras ic Canada promisedto review its customs Trade DIscriodnatioB An implied promise that the United States might permit Brit ain to discriminate temporarily against American in favor of goods from nondollar This would require relaxing article 9 in the 1940 British loan agree ment and article 5 in the Anglo Canadian financial agreement The United States sppawntly refused Britains request to can cel entirely the noadlscrimina tion aspect of this article but instead agreed to consider each British import restriction as it cornea British Foreign Minister An eurin who headed British joyfully hailed the re sults of the financial talks proof the western allies can co operate as effectively in the eco nomic field as they do In toe po pretty Ittical But he said he thinks the adi for ministration will win the fight to another field of cooperation when keep the peril provision out of thewe can help buUd a round i