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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO MEWS iKtermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through WEATHER Mostly eontlnoed mm DeteOs on 162 SALT LAKE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Union Postpones Steel Walkout Third Delay Tags Deadline 1 Factions Vow Earnest Effort 22 CIO United Steel workers postponed a nationwide strike of steel workers for the third time Thursday and the union and Steel agreed to start earnest collective bargaining Friday on insurance and The unions action extended the strike deadline from next Sunday to 1 as requested by President Not Lewis In the president told Thursday press conference is very hopeful that the dis pute can be settled without a He declined to discuss in detail the steel Last Postponement CIO President Philip Murray that the post ponement was the last he would agree to unless Steel and the rest of the industry agrees to accept a presidential factfinding boards recommendations for a lOc insurancepension Murray notified the White House by telegram that the union had extended the deadline and would begin earnest bargaining with the basic steel He notified Steel he was ready to resume bargaining at Saturday in a con ference room at tne William Penn hotel The company After a meeting with the CI O United Steelworkers 170man wagepolicy Murray said he expects Steel to bargain within the framework cf the sixandfour I Accepted Proposal Jones and Youngstown Sheet and Tube and other companies already had ac cepted the presidents proposal lor an extension of the strike deadline and the immediate re sumption of earnest bargaining on the boards Murray said he was accepting the request of the president as net I believe the president is our Murray The presi dent is in accord boards report according to the letter he sent to the steelworkers and the industry The boards formula means just what it says and we believe UiCpiesiueni means what he Murray Ifs Just 6A NoDay Week9 22 Lewis came up with a new substitute for the word striks He said the present nationwide walkout is a work Often Lewis has gone out of way to avoid using One time he called stoppage a stabilizing period of Another he called memorial That was the walkout after a disastrous 1947 Illinois mine Before the present strike de veloped Lewis warned a social convulsion in the mining areas was And he said miners might have reactions deterrent to the constructive progress of the He hinted at a strike in mid1948 by telling op erators he assumed you would deplore any impairment of your abnormal FUND MISUSE Miner Urges Court Oust Solon 22 UP A Pennsylvania miner Thursday asked federal district court here to remove John Lewis and Styles Bridges as trustees of the United Mine Work ers welfare and retirement Coal Factions Break Off Peace Talks Lewis Rejects Offer To Extend Pact Meet Again 29 WHITE SULPHUR 22 i Lewis and northern ana western iproducers Thursday broke off ne gotiations until next Thursday and the United Mine Workers chief tain vowed that no coal will dug at least until the talks Lewis angrily rejected an opera tors demand that he order his j striking miners bsick into the pits and warned that he ex pects them to return to the talks with something better than their previous offer to extend old contract two more Vows to Hold Line While George chief negotiator for the has insisted they will not agree to anything that will mean an in crease in coal prices in the present competitive Lewis re marked cryptically that Love has been known to change The fourdayold walkout was marked by new violence at Clarks where an estimated 1000 pickets forcibly closed nine nearby dumped hundreds of tons of coal from trucks and tipples and beat at least four A dozen state police cars were rushed to the scene but were not able immediately to cope with the angry Contained Better Terms Lewis told reporters that the producers obviously dont intend to do any serious negotiating un til the steel dispute is The operators contend that the old coal contract which ran out last June 30 contained better terms than those sought by the steel The United CIO Thursday joined the companies in agreeing to President Trumans request to continue their current uusc until It had been scheduled to expire Sat urday in an angry said the coal industry had asked for the oneweek delay and the union agreed The opera tors told Lewis that they are de termined not to grant any wage Senate Approves Billion Arms Aid by 54to24 Vote Arrives for Ballot Via Hospital Cot Wayne Morse waves from ambu lance cot as he Is wheeled Into senate office Thursday to vote on the foreign arras He injured at Oregon fair while showing prizewinning but felt he should be present at most important measure this Special Session On Pound Due in Britain Fayette This is the last extension of j filed a suit charging the trustees the strike deadline if the comwith malfeasance in the ad panies refuse to go along with the noncontributory Mur ray The truce extension was an nounced as steelworkers prepared to go en strike against 53 basic producers at Jury Dooms Killer Of Two to Die ministration of the year He asked the court to take Ezra Van the operators quit last to Ineligibles In support of his malfeasance Livengood accused the trustees of paying benefits to in eligible He also said they used their positions as trustees for their own personal gain and SANTA 22Jas a means of wielding political fits this j The Southern Coal Producers which is negotiating with the union simultaneously at near by has the same attitude toward a new contract as the northern Love said ab solutely no progress was made at Thursdays meeting merchant marine Henry Brun who described him Chinese Ready Charge Against Soviet was round guilty Thursday ofiseit as a u M W member and a slaying two acquaintances and j former fund beneficiary did not raping and beating a pretty Berkeproduce any details to back up lev housewife last fourth of July his He asked the court in the Valley of the appoint qualified trustees A jury of seven women and five jand to issue instructions specif i men deliberated nearly four hours Ically defining their duties and re to find the onetime graduate of ajstricting their New merchant ma1 The trustees last week voted to rine academy guilty of murder in suspend benefit payments to aped the first degree wtihout recomjand disabled miners and their de mendatioa for pendents to protect the funds The verdict automatically ries a sentence of death in San Complaints Served Livengoods Robert Quentins lethal gas Gulbrandsens victims were Peter a fellow merchant I Smith of said the marine officer and Peter complaint was served on Bridges both slain with an Indian stone pestle and Eva Smith said a U M W William ac1 whom Gulbransen admitted the papers for Lewis and iVan Both were out of i 1 THRILL SLAYER OF 1920nS Killer Nathan Leopold Wins Eligibility for 53 Parole 22 bie Franks in Brilliant Adlai Stevenson university students at the Thursday approved a reduction in the sentence of Nathan making the killer in one of nations most sensational crimes had petitioned for a reduc eligible for parole in a little more than three The judge who sentenced Leo pold in 1924 for the thrill slay to the The 44yearold now an inmate of Illinois state prison at of his sentence largely on the j grounds of his voluntary participai tion in wartime malaria experi ments at the ing of a Chicago boy had recom He had declared that while he mended that he never be admitted had been a irresponsible to he was now a new After months of Under sentences of life and 99 the state parole he would have been eligible a parole in making him eligible for parole in j Leopolds partner in the j famous was stabbed to Stevenson immediately approved i death by a fellow prisoner at state the pointing outPrison in that Leopold would have to face The two were scions of wealthy a parole hearing when his time families and students is at the University of Chicago when Leopold and Richard Loeb were they decided to commit murder for convicted snd sentenced for the the thrill of concocting a perfect wanton slaying of 11yearold Bob1 22 i responsible diplomat said Thurs day Nationalist China will put up to the United Nations assembly next Tuesday formal charges that j Russia is directing and aiding the Chinese i The hardpressed Canton gov I ernment accused Russia in general j debate Thursday of being the drivingforce behind the Chinese It also charged that the Russians have seized a great chunk of Manchuria for them The formal charge Tuesday will carry a demand for action to stop spreading communism in Hottest Issue Yet The Chinese blast against com munism and the Soviet Union was the opening broadside made in the by the Nationalists in their fight for survival against the Reds of Mao The immediate reaction among the other 58 national delegations at the assembly was one of The Chinese will touch of one of the hottest fights ever put before the it was said the papers will be given to the general assembly of 59 nations instead of before the security in which the Soviet Union could veto any de cision against the Charge Not Filed The procedure will be it was said i The Chinese delegation will de liver the complaint to I Trygve Lie with a request for it to he added to the business sheet of the The 5S nations late Thursday approved a long list of items for consideration this 1 fall but none contains the political dynamite the Chinese charges will The 14nation steering commit tee wilJ he the first 1 that group must recommend what to do with the the as j sembly itself finally muat decide whether to take it UP harried Labor government Thurs day night ordered a special session of parliament as the ef fects of devaluation began to be reflected in mounting prices and growing political The cabinet summoned the houses of lords and commons to meet Tuesday at in re sponse to demands from the oppo sition Conservative and Liberal Conservative leaders were believed liKely to call for a show down general Yield on Wages At the same informed sources predicted the government would yield a little on its wage1 freeze in an effort to apj pease the slowdown strikers who i are limiting food delixeries and hampering rail Aftereffects of Britains drastic i decision to cut tne pound from to also were being felt n western In a high government official attacked British devalua tion as a major setback to Euro pean National as sembly Edouard Herriot scheduled a meeting of his steer ing committee probably to consider a special assembly de bate on the currency Communist Attack j In Communists attacked j the governments free market i currency but the finance comrruttes of the chamber of dep uties overruled them and voted to support the For the rirst time since Britain Solon Votes On Arms Bill From Wheelchair W A S SIN G T O 22 Wavne Morse voted for the arms aid bill Thursday night from a Hurt in a fall in Oregon while showing his prizewinning stal Sir Laurel Morse nev ertheless insisted on rushing back to tne capital for the arms biii This is one I wanted to Jfnt back he told reporters who greeted him on his arrival from Bethesda naval hospital in a wheeled I felt I should make every possible effort to vote on this bill I think it one of the most important measures to be passed at this Senate Probes Prop Holding Food Price Up 22 m Guy Thursday through Gillette that middlemen food prices inefficiency up of said are either profit 22 Navy Francis Matthews Thursday night countermanded a navy courts demand that Air Stuart Symington appear in to what he knows of the B36 bomber smear cam Matthews stepped the after Symington gave a fast brush i off to the request of a threeman board of admirals that he appear before the Matthews directed the admirals to make no further effort to get Symington to Detailed Directive The civilian chief of the navy sent the following directive to Thomas presi dent of the court In my it would not best serve the purposes for which the court of Inquiry was convened to require the secretary ot the air force appear before your court against his especially in view of the memorandum he has sub mitted to your court dated Beats Back Trim Sends Bill to Conferees 22 tflrVThe senate Wednesday night approved a program of arms aid for nations in the shadow of Russias great military The vote 55 to Final passage came after administration defeated two moves to cut down the size of the aid The most potent of an amendment by Walter George to trim off the funds for Atlantic pact na lost Adopts PoHcy of Rearming Europe This action set the United States firmly on a policy of re arming friendly nations in the worldwide effort to bar the doors against Communist In its final form the senate bill authorizes arms aid totaling for the North Atlantic pact nations in Eu for Greece and for Korea and the to be used in the China area at the discretion of the The cash must yet be provided by The bill also permits sending in surplus The final amount which congress will authorize for military assistance overseas remains to be decided by a conference of senate and house Must Work Out Differences in Conference The house approved an arms totaling less than the senate Their differences will be worked out in In a warm debate before the Robert Taft protested that arming western Europe is likely to incite Russia to Arthur Vandenberg replied that the arms program and other foreign aid voted by congress to stem the spread of communism are the cheapest way to stop World War HIbefore it The bill Includes for western in cash and halt incontract Trim Proposal Walter George led unsuccessful fight to trim cash authorisation from Navy Cancek B36 Subpena After Symington Brush Off Symington gave scant grace Thursday to a navy Sanford who had been sent to request the air secretarys physical presence be fore the naval This was down to The senatethen 47 to an amendment by Wil liam Knowland to cut ths same funds designed for after Symington had previously aidestenned an invitation to tes Atlantic pact membera by tlfv half from the cash i After hours of seeaaw dicker ing and half from the contract That was the memorandum in which Symington flatly informed the admirals he would not appear at this Symington said his refusal was based on two reasons By testifying before the navy he might give the appear UUUI JtC IIUKIll felVC LilC Ctyucan i ance of entering into an interDemocratic leaders at i House conference that service grabbing snd the situation should be opening a senate food price said that commodity prices recently declined 20 but most of the information he has wholesale prices dropped only 10 on the B36 row to the house and the consumer retail got armed services an interview with Symington was finally arranged for Wood at 3 Arrived on Dot Wood arrived on the He had to wait eight then was ushered into Symingtons of Senators Push Area Aid Bill 22 Harry S Truman got quick ajiH fgvnrable action ifn sen ate banking committee Thursday on his point four program for the advancement of undeveloped areas of the The committee unanimously ap proved legislation designed to start it acting a couple of hours after Truman told a Whitoe hed like to He has already turned overlie it start moving through con only a three percent He quoted a federal reserve Unhealthy Sign Other Instructions he said he has been instructed by the chairman of j The president broached the plan in his inaugural address last Janu ary He said the States must embark on a bold new program of making scientific ad vances and industrial progress is not a healthv sien he the house Carl available to retarded IS not a neaiiny lie i r fnnrth nni and means either that pro announced devaluation no cessors and distributors arc ineffi new nations joined the devaluation parade Vinson not to disclose i This was the fourth The Chinese Sea Units Join Fight To Defend Port 23 air and sea forces have been thrown into the flaming battle for vital port on Chinas southeast progovernment dispatches said The proCommunist news paper Hwa Shiang Po in Hong Kong said Red troops had landed on the island on which Amoy is This was not con The reports said the Red at tackers had suffered heavy A squadron of warships shelled the Reds on the main land opposite Amoy At tack bombers hammered at Communist troops northeast and north of The port of Amny is the best left tc the It is 140 miles west of the nationalist bastion of Formosa across the Formosa cient in their operations or are o his report pending the outcome congressional committees exacting an inordinate He said their costs are obviously out of One big the Nation al Dairy Products the senators fhat its net profit last year was of It was the first company heard from Gillettes statement opened an inquiry by a senate agri culture Jj is The committee is looking inio the reasons for the big difference in prices at the farm and over he Claims Margin Van president oT National Dairy said his firms margin was on sales j I totaling Theodoc president i of the Borden testified that j the farmers share of the Borden sales dollar in 1948 was i compared with 42 nine years be1 Eordcns 1948 net he was of At the I same he reported 260i lead ing corporations earned cents per dollar of Kc said his company haci to borrow in the last three years to keep pace wtih ris ing prices and larger volume of j own investigation of the whole bitter dispute between the navy and the air other three were fall support for the United continued ef forts for world economic and the strengthening of freedom loving nations against fAct of God9 Daughter Of Helen Dies at 19 NEW 22 actress Helen Hayes 19yearold act of God daughter whose birth stirred a theater world died Thursday Miss an actress in her own died at Lenox Hill of what was termed a generalized virus Her father is Charles the play Her parents were at her bedside when she The who appeared in a noline walkon part on her th became ill while appearing in a play at West and was taken to the hospital last The act of God controversy centered upon Miss Mac Arthur with dramatic suddenness during the run of a Broad way Miss Kayes suddenly withdrew from the cast because she was expecting a Her withdrawal was followed by closing of the play and a consequent dispute over actors salary Miss Kayes side contended that having a baby consti tuted an act of Three arbitrators in the case side stepped the act of God but ruled that weeks salary be paid to actors in the A group of JJ senators then lost in a to have 10 to 25 of the arms fund earmarked for a proposed Atlantic police which would be the nucleus of nn international police force directed by the United The deci sion was by voice Walt Defense Flans Then the senate approved two amendments bv Homer Fer guson which were drafted to make certain the bulk of arms aid for Europe must wait until the Atlantic defense comthit tee under the treaty recommends a defense plan for the Tht action was by voice This merely called for a change in which Ferguson said 22 UP and Mil voted for the arms aid bill Wat Utah voted againHt the Paired against the bill was Idaho would leave no doubt alwut intent of congress to withhold the major part of the arms aid until the committees recommendations are approved by the president The senate approved an amend ment by Warren Magnuson requiring that 50 of the arms shipments abroad must be carried in American This also was a voice Defeat Irish Issue But it shouted down an amend ment by James Murray to bar arms to British so long as they maintain the partition of William Jenner tried to get about 000 of the arms aid earmarked for rebuilding Europes warshattered But this move failed by a vote of 71 to George had proposed two amend ments to cut the one by cash and the other in contract When the first amendment he told reporters he would not bring up the Elbert Thomas Utah said that the Atlantic pact and the military aid program would help unify If this comes nationalism and trade bar riers would That is the way to build Thomas Taft said the program abandons all of the progressive steps we have made toward We are asked to arm to teeth every nation in the world that may be opposed to It is fairly obvious that that la likely to incite to Taft   

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