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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 21, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monitaj Through Friday WEATHER Partly cloudy Wednesday noon little temperature en Page 18 160 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY 1019 PRICE FIVE CENTS Solons Clash On Merits Of Arms BiD Vamlenberg Praises Peace Johnson Sees War 20 Arthur Vandenberg told the senate Tuesday that passage of global arms program will mean an investi ment in prime and vital peace But Edwin Johnson taking sharp issue with cried that such meas ures surely involve the nation In World War j opening the secj end round of debate on the huge arms indorsed it as a i bargain policy for j Truman Measure the Michigan senator OFF Steelmakers Begin Closing Furnaces 20 steel industry began digging in Tuesday night for a nationwide strike as no progress was reported in government efforts to stave off a walkout of workers at midnight Bethlehem Steel started closing down some of its mam moth furnaces in and all other producers are expected to slow operations gradu ally to prevent damage to equip ment which might be caused by a sudden The CIO sieel workers union I meanwhile gave a virtual strike order in serving formal notice on the jones and Laughiin Steel IflJft 61 I ftflO laiC JJ4W UslW By UNITED PRESS At least workers were idled by strikes and layoffs and the number would swell to if the CIO steehvorkers walk nut The breakdown on those now idle Coal miners on strike Railroad idled by coal strike Others on strike or idle negotiators for the Ford Motor and CIO Auto denounced the Truman administraj Workers union met i tions original arms now under a U A threat pletely declaring production employes sought to create virtually a total to have its Pittsburgh plant in operative and nonproductive by Kvpiration of Request That is the expiration date of the 11uay truce extension granted j at Harry S Trumans re i The no progress report came j from Cyrus chief of the mediation and conciliation serv who has been meeting the war lord power in the White The revised he has row curbed the presidents power to distribute American military aid at his own The opposition was so immedi ate and effective that the orig inal bill was Vanden berg Nothing even approximating that originally proposed authority Is contained in the pending Johnson contended the arms program means that the United States is going to meddle again and cause further difficul ties and destruction of civilization over there in But Vandenberg told his col leagues Existing Forces in Detroit j past with union and in to call out j dustry representatives in an ef j fort to resolve the dispute over I pension Thus neither side has budged on this key point in the pro tracted The union i contends that since it agreed to i forego its demands for a pay hike i the steel makers should accept the presidential factfinding boards recommendation for a company financed welfare Ask AVorkers Help Steel leaders that the workers should contribute to the pensioninsurance plan cost ing lOc an hour per Ching said both sides had agreed to meet again He told The twoday old coal strike reporters that Philip CIO day ate into nations fuel stockj had postponed a sched 29 unless it gets a a month The company re portedly has offered a Coal Piles Dip As Walkout Hits Railnicn 20 he twoday old coal strike Tues ay ate into nations fuel stock unio Signs of Things to Come at Deadline Time of C10 United Steelworkers local 1014 carry picket signs from sign painters to union giving sneak preview of signs to be used in event of I day rate as idleness spread and the This program does not involve i White House withheld any immedi an arms race in any of its I ate It is aimed only at equipping exj iiie United isting j Workers set a deadline for Vandenberg went on to say that I day so as to continus with con ferences Despite Chings gloomy report Minei there a slight ray of hope that some peace agreement would be reached before the strike dead no amount of in on contract terms with south could compare a war j ern coal Unless the basis John vice president deterrent with the warning of an understanding is reached told newsmen herent in article 5 of the 12na Wednesday tion north Atlantic He said this notified any said the U M tentiai aggressor of the future that he confronts not Exceed Half Million number of workers made the resources of people jobless by the walkout passed the to make his aggression a I Included are John While Vandenberg stressed that the legislation calls for a oneyear Harry Byrd said there was no testimony that it would last only one Byrd said he belives it will go on for 20 Bevond One Year UM w and more 2 a halc dozen coai The miners no pension no work revolt is costing them more than a day in lost Added to this in strike costs is the pay loss of the Violence Dies Out Coal diggers stopped work Mon briiain inap AOre Plans 20 The United States began negotiat ing with Britain and Canada Tues day for a new longterm agreement to assure this nation a steady sup ply of the raw material for atomic THE SPLIT WIDENS Yugos Bolt Russian Bloc In Chief Ballot Yugoslavia Sept 20 bolted the Soviet bloc in the United Nations at the opening of the fourth session of the general assembly Tuesday when it failed to support the Rus sian candidate for The Yugoslav led by is the great1 cominformcastigated Foreign lP4imww1 nnof ifO est producer of uranium ore for Minister Edvard cast were getting Would Ask Boost Eut a C I C Icadsr made t clear that if the owners refuse to accept the presidential hoards pension plan the steelworkers then will reiseives Canada produces Vladimir the nations of the The United oLcLles aiiu iinLiiiii buy of those and divide it by j the Philippines won a 53 to 5 ommon agreement between themvictory over Czech Foreign Mm in their seats in the former New York worlds lair building when Australian delegate Norman representing outgoing Herbert rapped the gavel opening the session at The balloting for president was an eastern European delegate said he knew that Poland Czechoslovakia had fHttl jfive votes for Before Session The official coolness of Soviet Cuts in Currency Spur Europe Political Unrest France Tilts With England Belgium Devalues Franc 20 unrest and political dia sension spread through western Europe Tuesday night as the weeks currency devaluations created a new threat of runaway Beth Communist and antiCommunist labor representing millions of demanded wage increases of governments straining to hold the Devaluation of the Belgian franc was announced by the cabinet of that country early Ef fective at the dollar will purchase HO Belgian Previously the dollar bought In Finance Minister tfaurice Petsche accused Britain of waging commercial combat against her European LABOR FACTOR Losses Total Billion In Mart Dip NEW 20 labor news helped send the stock market into one of the sharpest declines of the year One billon dollars or more was wiped off the market value of all shares listed on the Leading issues dropped a few cents to a share under selling that showed no signs of letting up until late in the Nervous Weakness was influenced not only by labor developments but growing nervousness over the pos sible after effects of international currency The mar kets first response Monday to devaluation was considered en prices followed a downward course from start to Buying forces were never able to make a Gold some ot which hit new peaks for the year during the held out against the main On Down Side Down by around or more a share were shares of such com panies as American General uio lot against the Soviet Czech0slovakia had cast Sears CaiiOa Oi votes fQr Ajusiauo ucui the United Greater Share lehem Santa Gjilf Standard Oil American Du Allied Phelps Dodge Copper and Coca o The as measured by the jintends to follow an independent j to exchange Associated Press average of 60 line for the first time in alKj indulge in a little has been exceeded only H i lUTnvi Tf own needs and selling the rest toithat the Belgrade before the session got under deep in a row with the w as diplomats gathered in the Onec you undertake a program like you have got to carry through bejond one Byrd Ralph Landers Vt Pres Lewis But Vandenberg declared B stoppage beffan after Lewis the program is set up as announced failure of southern op year complete m a to modernize western Europe s payments to the UMW to exi Pension and welfare fund had I forced suspension of benefits to new their demands for a fourth generally supplying The action appeared to indicate yueoslav relations was manifest round wage i This top union wno asked that his name not be told a reporter that if the op erators reject the proposed com1 In asking for a greater panyfinanced welfare program j of the Congo American offij Some 300 delegates from j costing lOc an hour and a strike j cials if present 159 member including the Column6the lastditch argument that largebig four foreign were quantities of uranium are vitally1 needed for the manufacture nd stockpiling of the atomic weapons There is no he pand the size of these Law Probe Charted aged and ailing In contrast to scattered violence Utah Possesses TwoMonth Coal Stockpile Speed Oil Shale I Krug Thp nf TTfah and Wy oming coal because of a Tuesday were as i j Truman is committed not to dead as the dodo in the words ofiments caueht this area with a u fi tmijin nffifini i ui A with a Kentucky union d coal supply on hand 1 Exploratory Nature which are the present foundation of western military responsible officials here observed that the United Britain and Canada usually 1 do business in such a way that no ilast ditch arguments are needed j X C11S Y j to bring about satisactory agreei i I lastminute Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei still as smiling and cooperative with busy photogra phers as when he arrived gathered the four other members the diminished Soviet bloc on a once this on May It has been matched on page divan at one end to go Soviet slate of Canada Secretary Bevin Pickets NEW 20 Lester Canadian jnSnAmericans tnrew their third i secretary of state for external af won the chairmanship of the key political with by cutting the The Paris mean approached the Netherlands and other Euro pean countries plans for a Common monetary In France and op position politicians pressed for arly parliamentary debate on the devaluation as soaring stock prices deepened the bitterness of labor and the little man over the new currency Devaluation Spreads the wave of devalu ations which started when Britain cut the pound from to on Sunday continued to The Netherlands Tuesday de valued the guilder from about 38 cents to about 26 to keep in step with the fallen The Dutchcontrolled In donesian guilder was devalued by the game Iran and Turkey an that their cur rency would hold Exchange rates were adjusted to the new low value of the but the dollar value of the three currencies wu Major political and labor de velopments of the day included general council of the powerful Trades Union con gress announced Tuesday night that it would not pass judgment on the governments wagefreeze policy until further information is Threaten Slew Down Fifty thousand not content to wait for a ruling from the threatened to stgrt a slowdown in the London area at midnight Tuesday hoping to cause enough chaos to make somebody do some The rail workers are demanding a 10 ahilling weekyq wage in and other wildcat labor groups are pressing for immediate The Labor government planned to ZTieet Within 48 liOufs to Fulc on Kail Layoffs Grow I Birney presi I dent of the Coal Heatiner service Furloughs of railroad worker 6 the talks which country cant wait forver for Theuan association of dealers said openod Tuesday at the State de an industry that would take GRAND 20 Colorado basin states commission appointed a five member committee Tuesday to continued to mount study and make recommendations Norfolk and Western for clarification of the recat Va lamation 16riO motive Named to the committee aie i ton and OeKon and found yards three On the other by plane after 400 representati Charles Carson of coal pre filled throughout Umt jt was equally clear Of private industry hadcomple Layoffs reported that GLENWOOD Yugoslavia aeain boltinK the Soviet j nf 20 of the Interior j Astoria Krug declared Tuesday night i For the successive Tne British ministe of what a int of JHsrman Santa Cruz Cmle was i staying at the hotel and was egardless of what a lot ot chairman Of the economic tcndint a United Nations dii our supply of petroj defeating Kuzma Kisj there picket line around Ernest Bevin conservative and liberal de Tuesday nightand were met by immediate reca a volley of tomatoes flying out a parhamentnot scheduled J mAnf itntil Q fnf rt of to mee until debate on the currency Living Coats Soar is rapidly being used ByeloRussian foreign min He said in an interview the ofpr KI tr 5 i j reported that they id condition with re spect to coal for operational pur Gen Fred Wilson of New Mexi viously announced co and Clinton Vernon In Charles of Utah They were appointed by presidential said Truman Clifford Stone of has nothing in the works in the condition with re man of the States way of coal He said good condition with re represented on the commission are nothing is in Colorado New Wyo In eastern P0es ming and anthracite miners continued their The committee will report back sympathy Their pension to the commission on recommended and welfare fund is administered i separately from that in the bitu j minous ives completed i Iowa Civil War Yet Follows California Comrade in Death 201 ment in MarUn was war veteran James too ill to make the to tniP a guard outside when he the theater where Abraham Lin wag 5 years old and settled in coin was died Tues He was inducted and ssrved with Company Martin was the last Civil war 1st Wisconsin heavy veteran in j He lived in XVisconsin and Kan He died at the home of a daughsas following the and came Elsie after a critito Iowa with his wife and seven cal illness of several He children He drove a car was unable to take food since j until he was and walked about Sunday and sank into a coma two miles a day until after his Monday j 100th He was commander of the Iowa He was known to hosts of chil G A K He would have dren and his neighbors as Grand been 102 pa One of his favorite Martins death followed by less talcs was about as a mcm than 24 hours that the Civil her of a guard detachment elt some layoffs have re sulted from the loss of coal haul ape Salt Lake divi sion Rio line had laid off 250 men and that the number would increase if the mine shutdown continued for Most of the he was in the Salt Lake di which has a large coal movement out of Plants Stocked The Union Pacific reported that layoffs had been reported in j Utah becHuse of the A i spokesman said a personnel rej duction might be avoided by the seasonal upturn in the movement Seaman Catches Child in Fall Off Third Siory NEW 20 NYN breathtaking catch of a 2 ycarold boy falling down a thirdfloor window of a building in Brooklyns Brownsville hous ing project electricified a score of screaming women Tuesday morn The screams turned to This said at a marks the birth of a new tremendous industry which will assure us a plentiful supply of oil from Colorado and Utah shales for many We know there is 10 times more j shale oil in these mountains than j the known reserves of natural po And we know now that we can produce it at pricss com parable with the cost of petroleum in op The cost of living index as of 16 was reflecting an like those who met in rental costs since 51 to j him at the dock recently 1947 was announced n Carlos Eduardo Stolk of Vene paraded around the hotel Monday Tuesday 10 zuela was unanimously elected carricd signs calling for a Chancellor of the Exchequer Sir B 6 B Stafford Cripps began a govern that we lent economy intended to the ace save 59o of the total budget by who is I cutting administration The here tonight i cabinet had promised that defense and welfare expenditures would and Gaullists were de par The workers a nonCommunist union ofthe trusteeship com v post was unanimously elected to i the The line A fw three more strong scmblv now fancs tne cleclion of tomatoes plummetted One demanded wage increases of them hit a picket and splattered to protect French workers agamst j j 1 seven vice Picture on page 2 FILE DAILY 10 Million Vets Seek Surety Refunds 20 More than World War II eration in which the bureau of j veterans have applied for the spe mines is taking raw shale out of j cial life insurance dividend to be cheers a split second later when I extracting oil in in Wyoming and Industrial plants likewise ap peared to he well Geneva Steel has a stockpile adequate for 90 days operation at the cur1 rent rate of Utah Power ALight reported a 80day supply on The reason for the favorable supply situation in this area arises from the fact that the slipped from the boy was caught by a man standing on concrete abut ment on the floor The Edward got to the hall window while his Lydia tended two other Sam and in their Samuel a Nepro sea saw the raced to hnt retorts and refining it into niRtraUon Mid i ministration saiu paid next the Veterans ad oil and Develop Know How Thf bureau of mines claims it has developed the knowhow which 1 would enable private industry to go ahead with largo scale shale oil production on Krug warned The available at all post offices and veterans cen still are coming in at the rate of about a the agency the dividend is 55c for each j be the same for term cpn nnlir M for the soecial diVJ 1000 of for each j month the policy was in force before its 1948 anniversary The rate is lower for older policy ranging downward to a miniumum of 20c a month per for veterans 35 and over when the policy was For national service life insur i ance term policies the premium policies for the special divi the Veterans administration Some holders of converted pol icies have told the agency they believe they ought to collect a higher dividend because they pay a higher a month a age 21 for the ordinary life for To insurance experts said i LCHU Large numbers arc being mailed rate at age 21 is about the reply that suosequent dividends a win hrt nnirt at niffner rates for an econom ca In without it The an economical jndjcations are aganst waiting I second floor and climbed out on i too He said the Interior de tions are im K IruKi directly underneath tlie pariment was pushing a hill in i Many of tiiesa A moment same as for commercial term in the Veterans administra tion It added that commercial term insurance doe not pay divi will be paid at higher rates for converted especially to the older age as their cash value later Edward his porch and construction of government plants j about 10 of the applica impropcrly filled j i converted may be reached where no divi 20pay life and the j dend will ne paid on term pol they the stags will various endowment vcteran Charles i side the Ford theater the night of per week restriction imposed byj arms Long an unsuccessful Lincolns he helpeci candidate for national commander i pass the news along the guard at recent final GAR encampi line tfter the president was the union in in effect here fields was grabbed Had he the prior to the i boy would have plummeted to al most certain death 30 jof these for larro scale mininc of oil shale share in the pay oni indusufwm not take ment which is scheduled to start the NSLI premium is somowhat the first Krug we in go ahead with the building I For policy holders who were age 40 or less at the timaof ia Term insurance has no cumu icwer than for commercial insurlative It repKssenta 8ncc if a holder deddfci The NSLI dividend rate willito drop it no cath f   

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