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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 19, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Thrcujh Friday WEATHER Generally clew Details M 158 SALT LAKE MONDAY SEPTEMBER PRICE FIVE CENTS Three persons met death when this 1949 model automobile crashed into a house at a high rate of The car careened off 13th South at 20th across a Jawn and into the home of 124220th Killed were tvvo small children and their maternal DRIVER BLACKED OUT Three Salt Lakers Die As Auto Rams House Dotted line shows route of automobile in which three per sons were Wiled Three girls and a killed almost Sunday about jwhen the driver of the automobile Jin which they were riding lost control and the vehicle smashed into a house at 124220th Dead are Ksthsrine Jane daughter of and 2498 Simpson Margaret Ann her Anita 1933 10th maternal grand mother the Critically injured in the acci dent were Harvey van gulag west on Isth j auu his Wanda went out of mother of the 20th East and Into brick j The only children and died of severe a couch in the front room of his home when the collision I thought at first there had Coal Miners Leave Pits In East Area Walkout Threatens To Idle Paralyze Industry 19 Mon day Iff A walkout which threatens to paralyze the nations coal induntry and idle United Mine began early The miners adopted this slogan No pension no John fiery president of the didnt issue a strike Neither did The acted on their From throughout the industry came reports miners are angry because acting as head of the U M Ws pension and welfare has had to cut off Pensions Top Benefits The benefits are topped by amonth pensions to retired Lewis says the fund cant operate because some operators in the south have stopped making the 20centaton royalty pay ments which finance its The first walkout occurred at the Isabella mine of Weirton Coal which employes 1050 Signs saying the mine would operate were But no one was there to read them except a Paul president of the UMW local at the Isabella said his men have voted unani mously to stay away as longas the welfare fund payments dont come A few hours before the walkout a top UMW official in Pennsylvanias anthracite hard coal region said an order from headquarters is being circulated telling the hard coal miners to stay off the job The official declined use of his He also refused to explain what ICIMUCU IAJ been a twocar collision on the he meant b ljeadquarters or t l i J street Diehl I went to investigate and saw what had I rushed into See Page Column 5 Idaho Crossing Crash Kills Three on Hunt Tribune Leawd Wire TWIN A hunting trip ended in tragedy where they are No One in PKs Almost without dis trict leaders of the UMW said they expected no one in the pits William president of UMW said he had heard nothing about his miners joining the pension fund protest It was a far different story in the vast bituminous fields of West Vireinia and Demo Parley Told Future Looks Rosy SAN 18 UP Government leaders joined Sun day in messages of optimism over American economic They brought the rosytinged head and body With as reports of the first walkout came from Uniontown three mines in the Johnstown dis jtrict reported their midnight to iieeiu auu uuuy ana jniu vi I Peterson was dead on arrival of death of two Twin Falls men andmately 1000 men were affected a police Driver of the Peter apparently blacked out while going west on 13th South before reaching 21st And accord ing to when the auto passed that point it was careen ing in the road and traveling at a higti rate of As the vehicle approached 20th East it left the cut across one Fairfield all killed when their auto crashed into a train at Led Way Friday Godmans corner at the junction of highway 26 and 93 south of Twin Falls near were Arnold Glnnigs and Dale both employes of Union Twin and Donald Investigating officers said the the crossed 20th East and j auto apparently approached the into the residence of railroad crossing from 90 session i 124220th It first struck the corner of the tearing off the right front then collided headon with ilnto diteh the impact with the Eight thousand diggers in Utah and Wyoming Jed the way by walking out From Indi ana came word of U M W leaders that the states 8500 miners will not report to work In the eastern Pennsylvanias anthracite fields there were indi cations the walkout be fully presi district 7 in the going and struck the of of the locomotive at a high rate iHazelton declared many hard of It was thrown SR ft i coal miners have adopted the chimney abutment on the south I j side of the brick Investigation showed the chil dren were thrown fromthe ve demolished the vehe Three bodies were mangled al ost beyond The Union Pacific a com to the of the western The twoday meeting was called to tell Washington about the needs of the 11western bination freight and passengerunR and catanuHed into a in the front Macha oad sheeP Said of Commerce Charles I catapulted mto a neap in the iront and gteel into Sawyer is Th pvfre tbJFalls from WeHs Nevtt makes Business conditions are sound front end Of the vehicle a theshort run trip from Falls and we enjoy todaya prospenty c r i rJL f i told officers the crash occurred at He rat or UK front ta haa 0 lgokM M siogaji no pension no See Picture on Page 2 Britain Devalues Pound to Spur Exports ASSEMBLY MEET NEAR Wests Unity Deals Acheson Ace 18 fcP of State Dean Acheson will go to New York Monday for the general assembly meeting with greater assurance of ern power and in the con flict with Russia than any pre vious secretary of This is the result of two weeks of meetings here on a scale never before experienced in Washing1 They have carried political and economic coordina tionof the western nations to a new high Pound Devaluation Britains devaluation of the reported Sunday ap pears as one specific result of this intense round of Washington Saturdays agreement among the 12nation Atlantic pact countries on measures for unify ing the defense of the west was another concrete These and the companion meas ures all fit into a single pattern which American and British of ficials here sum up as the ex panding power and cooperation of the This is a pattern for Russia to reckon with in laying its own strategic Here in nutshell fashion are the meetings which put the western cold war strategy in order and provided it with what responsible officials consider a healthy eco nomic basis The Atlantic council session took just an hour Saturday for the foreign ministers of the 12nation council to create a de fense committee and order mili tary planning in which the United States assigned a dominant Big Three Talks Bigthree said it was significant that the At lantic council session followed the big three talks among Acheson and Foreign Bevis Those laid the main lines of Big Three antiCommunist ac tions in Europe and the Far Bast and evidently also swept away such issues as had arisen in pre paratory work on the Atlantic de fense In the overall political chief Big Three agree ments were that Nationalist China is done that a Japanese peace treaty is urgently needed and something must be done about that nationalism is the force to use against communism in and that Yugoslavias Tito must be supported against The dollar crisis talks the conference ended here Monday in agreement by the United States once more to help get Britain back on its Other Nations Follow Suit Englands Banks Close 18 Britain cut off the value of the pound sterling Sunday night in a last ditch bid to her exports and ease her dollar Five other countries devalued fit the aame Up to now it has taken to buy ft pound at the official Under the new rate it will take only Thus it will require fewer dollars to buy a pounds worth of Britain expects that to start her exports rolling into dollar area countries at a fast Five other countries also cut the value of their money in terms of South Africa cut her pound from to like Australia dropped her pound from to a third country in the sterling reduced the from cents to Sir Stafford Crippg Calls for greater British Snyder Oaims Step Vital To Dollar Rise 18 UP of the Treasury John Snyder said Sunday that British devaluation of the pound should result m an early risein the dol lar The text of his statement The British government has taken a constructive economic step in makingthe adjustment in foreign exchange The Brit ish consulted with the Interna tional Monetary The immedi ate effect should be an early rise in their dollar The long range results should be a healthy impetus to world wide multi lateral Dollar Value Gains Denmark made the dollar worth kroner instead of Norway made the dollar wofth kroner instead of Sir Stafford Cripps announced the Brtish decision to the cation In a broadcast at The cut in effect brought the pcund down to the free market has been selling for on the Swiss but only the official rate was recognized by the British in inter national Cripps disclosed that the decision to devalue had been made before and Ernest foreign sec left England 31 to attend the AmericanBritish Canadian monetary talks in Wash Cripps Explanation He said We did not then announce it because we wanted to tell our American and Canadian friends first and to Inform all the mem bers of the and also because it takes a little time to Banks and stock exchanges will be closed in Britain Monday as the nw tates go into The treasury announced the domestic price of gold will be adjusted ac This will mean that Britain will pay more of its money for gold In the United of the Treasury John George Comments it was a j matter not of a lean but of mak ing trade concessions so the Brit ish could earn more dollars unprecedented except by compari son with Improved Conditions Said of Labor Maurice Tobin We have every reason to look forward to generally improved economic conditions for some time to And from Leon one of the presidents economic advisors on the up wheels were forced beneath the i front seat The hood j his Officers found three shotguns in 1 said the China Communists Set Up First Formal Government 18 Communists announced The but that drafts of organic law for Sunday they had started organizing a for Red government for The official new China news agency stated that a threeday A V L onc aboard trairTwas reI preliminary meeting of the politi conference had shattered hy the impct against nt it of Peterson s head and j sagebrush areas near Berger estimatjng darnage at eceVed consultative the included i The I conductor C S Clawson JU8t concluded n 88 STILL MISSING and general Tobin urged extension of un compensation every where to a week for 26 He that the amount of old age benefits fixed in 1939 for the quickest possible correc tion to meet the 1949 cost of liv 18 The Labor secretary said that Crowds of the griefstricken once the TaftHartley labor act swarmed into Toronto Sunday is repealed labor again will a trace of friends and joy a full measure of economic relatives feared among the 205 freedom and so wil move again to1 dead or missing in the burning of ward a full sense of its responsij the cruise ship sions on the new government al have always felt it should have ready have been made and that the Jelaue1 to trufe commer and SummervilTe The announcement said a plenforthcoming session will SJneynlarketa oAhe wortd Wy session would be held R gPtamp Senator Kenneth C Wherry senate Republican leader the central peoples government and the political consultative con ference were approved in principle by the preliminary Mere Rubber Stamp This indicates that major deci Walter George chairman of the senate finance said The effect of while necessary and will bring only temporary The effect will be very The only answer is reduction in production Until they can produce at a lower level they cant recapture markets by devaluing their Tom Connally chairman of the foreign relations committee Devaluation of the pound will benefit the United Kingdom in its foreign trade and in its settle ments with its This will be the immediate which may be relatively Even in the long run it will operate to her Step in Right Direction Chairman Burnett Maybank of senate banking com mittee Devaluation of the pound wont solve all of Britains problems but it is a step in the right The pound never has been worth its official exchange I Kin Scan Lines of Ship Dead bility in our democratic Reports on Economy Sawyer gave this accounting of economy Liquid savings Long lines sought to make iden tifications among the 117 black ened corpses laid out in the im provised morgue formerly used as an exhibition Only 21 had 200 billion dollars Industry total close to been identified so far because of producing over 250 billion dollars j of the burned and broken condition worth of goods a I Still unaccounted for were 88 Personal income has reached persons among the 681 passengers 210 billion dollars and crew believed aboard the Federal public works this year Great Lakes pleasure boat when will exceed three billion jshe caught fire early Saturday Inventories arp and burned at her dock in a few For the most part American business is good and 60 million Chief Coroner Smine Lawson Americans are st Sawyer announced that a diver had lo We should be optimisticrated nine more bodies in the but act decks Sunday but withdrew his announcement Canada Steamship Lines of ficials said he had been misin formed by a man representing himself as a Firemen feared that 50 or 60 bodies remained in the water logged decks where they were trapped in their sleep or while en joying late Other bodies may be in the water around the ship where frantic passengers jumped or fell in their panic to escape the roar ing flame and smoke that billowed through staterooms and passage When the search of the ship was resumed Sunday morning diver Peter Montour concentrated on the cabins And passageways of D bdovv C deck where the fire Another Skinner foughr to exam inn the condition of Uie ships plates from Lht outstfe to determine whether it will be possible to pump the ship By plane and relatives of survivors and victims poured into the all clinging to the hope their loved ones were not among those who died in the worst Great Lakes ship fire in a The 6905ton cruise ship had taken on most of its pas The announcement safd the plen ary session would choose a na tional national badge and na tional ensign for Red A dispatch from Nationalist Canton said that the Reds hereto fore had used the same flag as the Nationalists red with a 12 pointed white in a blue but that lately they have been using another banner with a ham mer and sickle View 10 Date Canton political circles have predicted that the Reds probably will proclaim their government on senger at Cleveland end Detroit anniversary of the Sun for trip to the Thousand I Yatsen revolution which over and most of those seeking word of Manchu the fate of friends came from those It was to have been the Noronics last cruise of the Xray machines were brought to the morgue to aid them in estab The Communists themselves given no hint of a but have I announced intentions o making Peiplngtheir capital under its old name of The Nationalist lishing identifcation by bone means northern tuma i fhtf lures end other Bits of clothing and i old jewelry i means northern My immediate reaction is that more than ever we should have kept the peril point provision in the reciprocal trade agreements There i bound to be a big influx of British goods into this Now we must do some thing to protect our own economy and assure fair competition in the United The peril point provision would have required the federai trade commission to set a limit below which it thought the president j should not go in making tariff agreements with other Smith Asks Ticket Include Woman is rup Margaret Chase Smith said Sunday she will fight Washington plans no change in th8 price paid for gold Should Aid Britain Snyder said in Washington that the British devaluation should re sult in an early rise of Britains dollar He called it a constructive economic Cripps said Britain must earn more dollars and spend De he will help the country sell more goods and serv ices for Thyj is especially important because the European recovery program ends in when we must stand on our own feet in the matter of whose job as chancellor of the exchequer corresponds to said the devaluation will nnt change what is known as tfcs internal value of the Equal Buying Power He observed Your your wages and salaries will buy you just as much as they did before of all the things that we produce or that we buy from other countries who make similar changes in their dol lar rate of Britain have to pay more pounds for the same Tories Charge Pound Cut Shot in Ann 18 servative British newspapers said editorially Sunday night that the LAbor governments devaluation of the pound sterling was only a shot in the arm emergency and would not solve Britains dol ar Socialist papers offered no im mediate comment At the same British finan cial quarters received the news with considerable surprise and de cided Both Lord Beaverbrooks Daily Express and Lord Rothermerea Daily voice the opin ion ct the Cmservative complained that the pound should have been set free arid allowed to find its own value levtl instead of being at a new Labor Skips Comment Early editions of the Labor the Daily carried no editorial comment on the devalua Conservative papers also took the opportunity to bloat the Labor governmentanew for its handling of British affairs sines it came to power in The Daily Express after wishing Chancellor of the Ex chequer Sir Stafford Cripps God speed in the new national emer described the Socialist gov ernment as a police Tory Comment Predicting that the Socialists will never allow the pound to the Express said It would mean the abandon ment of their system of if you set the money free you set the people free and in a semi police state the people can neyer be The independent ccnScFVwtiVw Daily Telegraph said devaluation shows that the honeymoon of dol larsubsidized socialism has drawn to a Expresses Surprise The Telegraph expressed sur prise at the new low rate for the The fact is that no mere device like devaluation can cure our pres ent the paper It is at beat a shot in the providing quantity of goods she buys in j the patient with a brief burst of countries pegging their money to energy unless he uses it to the Wheat and flour imported from the United States and both dollar go up in price As a result a loaf of bread which cost pence must go up to six That is an equivalent rise of about eight cents to The price of flour will go See Page Column 5 restore will Ictve him when it is spent feebler than be Financial circles did not shars Cripps apparent optimUim wer the and criticized him for his aboutface on the issue after had repeatedly that the Labor government would take the IN TERMS OF TRADE Heres Devaluation World Effects at a Glance By ASSOCIATED PRESS The official value of the British pound has been cut from to in a surprise slash of guesses had ranged between only 20 and More than half a dozen other foreign countries announced a similarly sharp cut in the value of their and more may follow in the coming weeks The new of the pound is al most exactly it has been sell ing for recently in the free The purpose To make it easier for these countries to sell their goods in the United States and other countries of the dollar were examined by groups that had i The Communist news agency said the preliminary to see that some qualified womar i The effects On the American is nominated for either president j from Britain and received no word from tiieir Civic utter working See faga Column S or vice president on the Republi can ticket in with Cnou EnLai But she said siie didnt mean at 661 the number of that she would the nomina tives for the plenary ition for the other devaluing countries will be about 30 This effect will not necessarily be On this American manufacturer will be greater both at home and Goods im ported from the devaluing coun tries will be cheaper in the United States goods exported to these nations will meet stiffer price competition with the foreignmade products On the British from the United States will cost from other devaluing coun tries the same slight increase la cost of living Historical background World War n crippled most nations eco the United States ernerged an even greater king pin than Money exchange rates were fixed as a war emer gency and continued fixed during the trsnsitian period The transition period it now and artificial regula tions hampering a freer flow of trede are being Devalua tion is a first more rtraaiM to be   

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