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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO 1M pm IsrienaooBteii Network Station KAIX Tbtoucfe Friday alt WEATHER Generally sMgatljr 161 SALT LAKE CITY THURSDAY PRICE FIVE CENTS Here Are Captor and Two Captives The eaptrves Mid the Richard and Nick Utah state prison In mates captured Wednesday by Trooper Bay Kvans alter they eluded their guards at Four Convicts at Utah Fair Two Recaptured Four honor from the Point of the Mountain Prison farm made a dash for freedom Wednes day at from the state Two were recaptured two hours The escapees identified as Karl serving from one to 10 yean for grand at John Rex serving np to five years for still at Solon Appeals For German Military Setup 21 Walter George told the senate Wednesday that Germany should be permitted to develop some military strength because she would be indis pensable if Russia should attack the west George spoke out in the third day of debate on the administra tions foreign arms aid The senate agreed to vote on the measure and all amendments 5 Pleads With Senate George pleaded with the senate at the same time to slash in half the that would be authorized for rearming North Atlantic pact The big test of strength in the final voting Thursday appears certain to come on three amend ments proposed by chair man of the finance In his George coupled a slash of in the coat with a demand that congress be given a voice with the president in approving any defense plans for the North Atlantic now the EconomyMinded Foes of the bill and economy minded senators were lining up e h I n d Georges amendments which would Cut the proposed cash spend ing for rearming western Europe from to 2 Reduce the contract authority from to and S Give congress and the president the right to review de lenae In a radio interview Wednesday Democratic leader Scott Lucas predicted that the senate will defeat the drive to trim a half billion dollars from the foreign aid though he admitted that the administrations margin will he but three or four Nick serving one to 10 Veara for grand captured In North Salt Richard Lament serving pp to 18 months for captured with The two men who were returned immediately to the state at Sugar were met in the prison front yard by four inmates who set upon Earnest and beat him about the face and body until he was dragged inside by prison per The escapees were with a group of 39 prisoners who were to have witnessed the hot rod races Wednesday They had been granted privileges at the fair ground race track because of work they have been doing there since The according to Warden Mason have been em ployed at the race track to remove cars during As a reward for their work they had been taken to the arena under four guards to witness the Wednesday At about the guards noticed that the four men were A state highway patrol Ray captured Earnest and Peck about hours later at the North Salt Lake high way patrol checking station where they attempting to hitchhike to Earnest told prison authorities the escape was not He said he and Peck knew nothing about Barnett and Eno planning to make a break for He told the warden he and Peck had been We were Earnest See Page Column 4 ESCAPE REACTION Fire Guards Lee Orders Bracken Lee said Wednesday he will ask for imme diate dismissal of state prison guards who were assigned to the group of trusties at the state fair grounds when four men Warden Mason Hill said he had no comment on the chief executives The four Earl John Rex Nick Eat and Richard Lament left the fairgrounds race track at Earnest and Peck were captured two hours later in North Salt May Include Devine The dismissal order probably will include Robert super intendent of the Point of the Mountain prison The guards involved were John Jack Jooston and Joseph Lee In this instance and all future I em going to demand that any guards responsible for prisoners who es cape be This thing has gone far enough there is no reason why these escapes should be the governor toGo About he thats too But hell be one of those to I think it is a bad situation to have prisoners mingling with so many people at the If they must be used they should be confined in areas away from Hie the governor Teapot Dome Fugitive Back in Millionaire Returns To Face Counts In Famed Scandal 21 the Colorado oil ty coon who ran awey 25 years ago to escape testifying in the Teapot Dome home Wednes day to face itill pending against the millionaire fugitive into Boston aboard an Air France transatlantic ing a quarter of a century of imposed exile in Justice department announced the 80yearold Blackmer was on hia way immediately to to enter to 21yearold income tax ments still pending againat nun Max Bulkeley announced in Denver that Black mer would appear there early next week to answer charge of Sncsass tax evasion and Perjury Chart M The perjury charges grew out of a government claim Blackmers secretary signed and swore to the income tax returns during the 192021 and The wealthy jil man has maintained hia inno cence through his years in exile on the grounds he hud nothing to do with computing the tax or sign ing the Air Prance officials reported a woman they identified as Black mers was with him on his flight from Since Wwnpe m 1924 Blackmer has purged himself of some charges against jig in fines for contempt and settling one income tax dis pute with the government for financial wiz ardry once brought him the nick name Child of the Gods has indicated he would fight the other who piled up a for tune in Colorado mining and west ern oil chose selfimposed exile in France rather than testi fy in the oil scandal French Court government attempts to wing him back were rejected by he French Blackmer faded from the spotlight over the years after buildingup a reputa Steel Producers Accept Strike Truce Extension ABRUPT DEMAND Russ Reject Acheson Plea For Korea Peace NEW 24 sia rejected Wednesday a concilia tory appeal from of State Dean Acheaon to cooperate in the United Nations for settlement of the GreekBalkan and Korean con But the Soviets lost their fight to throw those issues out of the I was the Russias first defeat in the fourth as Acheson repeatedly urged the Russians to help the end the eastwest cold particularly in the Balkans and in He spoke at a full session of the 59 nation general assembly just be fore Three hours later the Soviet answer It was delivered in the 14nation steering committee of the assembly whtn Andrei abruptly demanded the assembly throw out the Greek and Korean Vishuisky was not present when Acheson but the Rus sian delegation was The committee defeated Russia on the Greek 11 to Poland alone voted with The as sembly Carlos Ro mulo of the Philippines Next the steering committee fa vored putting the Korean case be fore the full The vote was 12 to This time Romulo voted with tits majority and Po as supported Although he used conciliatory words at Acheson became firm at the Re told the the Russian the United States and the North At lantic pact countries are deter Soviet foreign j mined to resist any the citys most unobtrusive phil What B i a c k m e r successfully escaped ever revealing was his iast in the notorious Continental ftading deal one of a se ries of oil scandals that sent Harry Sinclair to jail and landed Al ert former secretary of he in a federal peniten Air Secretary Hands Navy Polite Rebuff 21 of Air Stuart Symington Wednesday night politely rebuffed a naval court of inquiry which asked that he appear for testi mony in an investigation of the nowdiscredited B36 memoran His office issued a statement saying he would be out of town the day he was asked to He suggested the court submit questions to him in writ ing and he would take them un der The memo in question grew out of the long struggle between the navy and air force for appropria tions and strategic air assign Questioned Value of B86 Written by Cedric civil ian naval it questioned the value of the on which the government is spending and hinted at political conniving by Symington and The charges blew up when Worth recanted before a congres sional Symington and others mentioned were cleared by the Now the naval court is conduct ing an inquiry of its own into the origin of the Worth memo ana other Pisae BosMer Involved At Wednesdays session of the Worth testified plane maker Glenn Martin asked him in a rente to write the memo about the B36 Martin has testified that he took no part whatsoever in in stigating or suggesting the suspended special as sistant to Navy Under Dan said he understood Martin wanted a roundup report on the B36 for the benefit of Milard Tydings is chairman of the senate armed services Pledge Pension Studies In New Negotiations 21 C Wednesday proposed a sixday extension of the ateel truce to allow time for earnest new bargaining ta4 leading producers promptly agreed to the Led by the dominant Steel major eompults agreed toreopea negotiations with the United Steelworkem C 10 at once and to give the greatest weight to the and insurance recommendations of Second ranking prelate In Anglican church arrives in Salt Lake City to address meeting in Salt Lace Left to Most Cyril Forster archbishop of and Stephen Episcopal bishop of Utah and host to the VISITING ANGLICAN Primate Hails ECA Aid Act of Statesmanship By MALMQCTST The Marshall plan was a great act of statesmanship which is ac complishing immense good for iUid the Uie irloot and Right Honorable Cyril Fonrter archbishop of York and member of the British House of said when he arrived in Salt Lake City Wednes day He is here for a threeday visit and a speaking engagement Friday night in the Salt Lake tabernacle of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday The second ranking prelate in the Anglican said the European recovery pro gram is making a tremendous con tribution to stability not only be cause of the economic assistance it provides but because of the en couragement it has given to par ticipating Denies Hated He does not believe this coun try is incurring hostility of other states because of the program but on the contrary he expressed the conviction that the recipient na tions are profoundly grateful to the United Asked if he felt that persecu tion of religious leaders in eastern Europe constituted a serious and growing threat Christian the archbishop replied that church persecution in Soviet Russia had ceased some time ago but that it undoubtedly exists in Czechoslovakia and other Balkan countries where the Communists are in Persecution Persists He added that because persecu tion had ceased in Russia did not mean that it would cease in other countries which come under Com munist The archbishop declined to com Rutledge Estate Totals Burial Cost 21 Iff estate of the late Supreme Court Justice Wiley Rutledge was valued at in district court His funeral expenses totaled The appraisal was made by the jurists Neal Person Rut in a request for settle ment of estate under the small estates Justice Rutledge left no The settlement was signed by Judge Alan In his request the son said his father owned no real estate that his personal assets did not exceed He said his fathers entire property consisted of a 1911 BuicU sedan worth and an automobile heater valued at mint on the hottest current issue in I am not a financial he and any opinion I sxprsss en the of de valuation the pound would be quite The church who ranks second only to the archbishop of Canterbury In the church of Eng said interest in religion is growing in The air he damaged or destroyed many churches and dispersed the con See Page Column Top China Red Hails New China Regime HONG 21 Chinese Communist chief Mao Tsetung Wednesday proclaimed the establishment of a new peo republic of but added that the Communists fight was not yet Addressing more than 600 dele gates to the peoples consultative conference in according te the Chinese Communist promised that his China would henceforth join the big family of peace and freedom loving nations of the He according to the Chinese Communists have overthrown both foreign and do mestic No More Insults Hs added that China will never again be an insulted Mao that despite formation of the new our revolutionary work is not yet He warned that imperialists and domestic reactionaries cer tainly will not take their defeat lying They will put up lastditch Mao said the new China must particularly unite with Russia and the eastern European Political Coop a high official source in Canton said the loss of the northwestern province of Sui yuan to the Communists had been accomplished through a political coup engineered by former Na tionalist Fn Tsoyi and ex ecuted by Provincial Tung The Communist New China News agency reported in Shanghai that the province had surrendered to the It was recalled that Fu once considered the most popular general of the Nationalist reportedly escaped some time ago from where he had been held since the fall of that city to the He was said to have gone to Trumans factfinding Union sources predicted that the rteelworkers will accept the presidents proposal averting at least temporarily and possibly permanently the strike scheduled for Jones and Laughlin Steel announced its acceptance in Pitts It used words almost Identical to those of Steel a short while Officials Elated Government labor officials were elated by the developments and saw a good possibility that the long contract dispute soon may be settled without a They expected acceptances from the union and from all other major steel firms by and looked for bargaining to resume Truman asked union and management to postpone the strike deadline until Oct and to resume collective bargain ing sessions Asks Findings Keview While he did not offer a specific settlement he urged both sides in the dispute to give the greatest and earnest con sideration ta the recommenda tions of his steel factfinding Benjamin president of accepted the without less than three hours Steel is prepared imme diately to meet In collective bar gaining sessions with the United he said in a tele gram to andin such collective to give consideration to the recommenda tions of the presidential steel First Committal It was the first time the cor bellwether of the indus had flatly committed Itself to give weight to the boards findings in future contract nego Philip CIO said he will put the presidents proposal up to the union wage pol icy committee in Pittsburgh Thurs Cyrus federal concilia tion laid the presidents peace bid before the disputants after three days of mediation con ferences Truman bluntly asserted that the national interest re and the American people have a right to expect a nego tiated settlement that will avoid work stoppage in the vital in TruiDan Lands Report He called for immediate re sumption of collective bargaining Truman praised the beards report as a statesmanlike ula for a fair and equitable settle My considered Judgment of the excellence of the report is shared by the press and public he The board turned down the unions bid for a hourly wage but recommended that the companies spend lOc an hour per worker to set up pension and insurance UNAUTHORIZED 5000 Leave Steel Jobs 31 UP More than 5000 CIO United Steel workers quit work Wednesday tot three district steel Officials of two of the panics said they believed the walk outs are One spokes man said he thought the men are Jittery over the whole situation ta the steel The walkouts occurred at Uni versal Cyclops Steal at nearby where 1400 are em ployed Superior Steel in sub urban which has 1000 and at the Ambridge Bridge works at Approximately 3800 men idled at The stoppage began after five rivetmea were A company man said the five men demanded fourman teams and were suspend ed after refusing to work three man There no late comment from the Coal To Steel Pact WHITE Wednesday as if a settlement of the current crisis in coal mty wait until after the steel indus try labor dispute is Northern and western coal op erators rtramed negotiations for a new contract with John Lewis and his United Mine Work ers Wait Steel Feaes they told him quickly that they would not spe cific terms on any new contract until the dispute in the steel in dustry has been cleared These hmt soft coal feel any new steel contract might set apattern for industry as a The stand of the operators provoked Lewis at a threehour session but he refused to comment to on the The chief negotiator for north ern George Love of the huge Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal was absent He is ex pected to attend Thursdays meet Union and industry repre sentatives expect Lewis to de liver one of his famous verbal blasts at the Some Pay Royalty there were reports from that the few southern producers who with held their 20centperton royalty payments to the miners welfare fund in the absence of a con now intend to pay Picture on Page 8 Labor Reacts to Slowdowns Hit London 21 ern Europes devaluation crisis erupted Wednesday in widespread slowdowns which menaced scant British food rations and a French threat of insurrection strikes by A goslow strike at Londons mammoth Smithfield market de layed meat handling so much that the Wholesale Meat Supply was doubtful that the meat ration can be delivered this Three thousand railway men at the Wigaii switching 150 miles northwest of also were working to rule in a slow down that threatened to delay on the important LiverpoolManchester About rail workers in the London area were preparing to start a similar crippling in defiance their own union leaders and despite a rebellion of some 8000 London rail men who decided not to Join the general the threat of a po litical crisis in Britain The Conservative party consultative committee Winston ChnrchiUs shadow de manded that the government ex plain fully the steps leading to devaluation and the consequences which will The Conservative demand as Prime Minister Cement R Attlee summoned his cabinet to a meeting Thursday to study Con servative and Liberal demands for an immediate recall of liament Portugal devalued the cutting its value from 4 to 8 cents Luxembourg Joined its currency in t which reduced the vttat of ths franc to 2 esmta i   

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