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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS f Netwsjna WEATHER 168 SALT LAKE THURSDAY SEPTEMBER PRICE JTVB U AW Avert Reach Benefit M A vast program of economic aid and military support for the worlds democracies surged loser Wednesday to presidential The drive to foster behind a shield of American arms up in outlays totaling onesixth of thia years peacetime record These were the congressional de velopments Auxiliary Members Swarm From Temple Square Hail Women attending Relief society conference meetings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints leave Assembly hall follow Ug an afternoon The womens conference ends Thursday and churchs threeday general conference sessions commence HEAVEN DISAPPROVES Apostle Blasts Dictatorships At Relief Society Conclave By JACK REED In a denunciation of dictator Ezra Taf t member of the council of Twelve Church of Jestis Christ of Latter day Wednesday told wom en of the churchs Relief society that Heaven disapproves of coercion and Condemning dictators for their treatment of people they he defined three No governmental system which places the people in bondage la to be Ended by Revolution One type of bondage is of one nation to he The Revolutionary war ended this type of bondage between England and the 13 he The Civil war was fought to end the bondage of one people to an other Benson con Fossibly the worst is the bond age of the people to the he The speaker that the United States certain times in its history had come close to iictatorship He snecificaily mentioned the depres sion days ind the war Peoples Responsibility Although there are times when emergency powers for the govern ment are he it is the peoples responsibility to see that those powers are taken away from the government as soon as the emergency has Benson admonished his lis teners to exercise their Seeking honest and wise men to hold office in the government is just as binding on Latterday he as are the laws of oaptism and the Word of In exercising the the church told his audience to askthree questions before mak ing decisions Is it rignt as measured by MM j constitution which we know is efties by Bur we may very divinely is it right as easny our liberties and free i measured by the gospel of Jesus i and what will be the result Jon the morale and character of I the people Pointing to the constitu tion as divinely Ben son the gospel is tncom THUBSBAYS MEETINGS 10 Assembly stake and mission Relief society officers board t session for society members and the patible with fascism or any other manmade With a warning that one of the saddest things in the world is to see a people who have had their liberty and lost LDS apostle said he didnt expect American people to lose their lib DEMOCRACY BULWARK Billion Aid Program Nears Final Approval House Okehs Civil Service Wage Boosts o 28 The house Wednesday passed its third big federal payraise bill in 24 a boost averaging 1113 a year civil serv ice The will cost an esti mated a It now goes to the Economy which echoed in I both chambers of congress at the outset of the present dwin dled to a whisper as the house shouted the bill to Advocates of the measure ar gued that the governments civil ian employes are underpaid and that the raise Is long Boost Military Pay the house passed bills military pay by workers Besides giving all civil service raise threujfh initial adjustment of the latest measure provides for longevity in creases for length of Eventually thia will add 000 to the annual The bill lumps the existing 31 civil service classification into 18 new with a top ceiling of a year in some dom by indifference and by net exercising our he Free agency he described as a Godgiven an inalienable to be enjoyed by all people and not to be taken away by any Most of the meetings were devoted to departmental work and instruction in the years pro Speakers pointed out that various courses have been incor porated into the Relief society pro gram to lend variety and to inter est more women in the Receiving consideration in the Wednesday were the work meet visitiiig teaching and social science departments of the Relief society In the separate meetings were held per taining to Indian aecre See Page Column 2 Symington Hints Plane I Has Surpassed 1000 mph NEW 28 force Stusrt Symington disclosed Wednesday night that man has now flown and lived at speeds hundreds of miles an hour faster than the speed of sound is 760 miles an hour at sea The air force has admitted pos session of a supersonic the but ithas been consistently cagey about its exact top Whether Symington meant this plane he did not But in an address to National Secur ity Industrial he said This same if it had the would arrive in San Fran cisco before it left New That will give worry to the time table The Xl is understood to have reached a speed close to 1000 miles Jan hour for matters of Presumably Symington meant that if a plane had the power to sustain such speed for long dis could fly coasttocoast in less than the threehour time Symington recalled that in curious new contraptions culled airplanes were operated in the first World The ram parts we must now watch closest i are in the Symington We now in this atomic tht any weakness in the will invite West Powers Break Off Berlin Talks 28 west relations in Berlin broke down again Wednesday night over Rus sian refusal to fulfill the agree which ended this citys bloody railway strike last The western allies called off all fourpower discussions with the Soviets on the Berlin problem until live up to commitments to pay west marks wages to rail workers living in the Russian sec tor of The Russians had agreed to do this in the settlement terms of the twomonths strike The Soviets control the rail ways in all sectors of Relayed to Soviets The western supported by the high commissioners of the United Britain and was relayed to the Russians in a letter addressed to Alex ander Soviet commander of The fourpower talks were or1 dered by the last Big Four foreign j ministers conference in Paris to normalize the life of this divided I i the Berlin commanj in announcing their decision to a press said it did not necessarily mean there would be astoppage of economic and fi nancial talks at a higher a Germanywide OneSixth Pay The breakdown in relations came only after repeated efforts by the allies to force the Soviets to ful fill their The west mark is worth six times as mrich as the east and rail workers living in the Russian sector are in effect only getting onesixth as much pay as those in the west We have decided to interrupt fourpower meetings until the So viets keep their said the French Jean at the press con Cabinet Fay Wrangle engulfed in their own flood of multimillion dollar pay raise wrangled hotly over the question of boosting the salaries of Harry S Tru mans cabinet members to a Cuirously the fight over the bill to raise pay of cabinet members and top federal execu tives involves only an estimated This compares with a total of more than in federal salary increases already approved by congress or now in the process of Spurs Wage Hike Harry Cain protested that approval of a boost for cabinet officers would leave no argument against a general fourth round of pay raises The Washington senator insisted that if cabinet members are to get a then salaries of senators and representa tives should be raised to the same He introduced an amend ment to that Cabinet pay is now a Congress members get in plus a tax free expense The senate 28 to an amendment by Sparkman to increase the pay of two White House legislative assistants from the present a year to Still Rose Jury Retires For Third Night SAN 28 unable to reach a ver the federal court jury try ing Iva Toguri Tokyo Rose DAquino on treason charges retired for the night at JUST Wednesday The six men and six women will resume deliberations at 10 The jurors earlier rejected an offer by Federal Judge Michael Hoc he for the evening off as a period of They reported they wanted to keep at But after two hours of prose cution and defense haggling over what portions of requested dep ositions should be the jurors decided to knock off for the A housesenate conference committee approved a 000 appropriation for recovery in Europe awl fa vorable votes are expected soon in both Congress swiftly adopted and sent to Harry S Truman a military aid pro gram to arm the North Atlantic powers and six other nation against to Vote Spurred by Russias atomic the house voted the arms aid by 223 to The senates vote was by Trumans point four made only sluggish of Agriculture Charles Brannon told a house committee that the development of backward areas is a global good neighbor It will pay off in building future he Final action this year remained but senate majority leader Scott Lucas said it still may be taken up this The foreign economic bill pro vides to carry the Marshall plan through this fiscal ending June It also gives the Economic Co operation administration for last May and In those months congress authorized European recovery out lays by EC A but did not vote the Three stopgap author izations have been made Present Form as the bill clears both houses and is signed by Truman in its present form within the next few it also will pro vide w for Greece and Tur for army occupa tion costs in Japan and the Ryukyu for the congressional watchdog committee which keeps tabs on foreign E C As share includes 000 of lending as dis tinct from It will permit the launching of longrange western European industrial projects which cannot be completed when the Marshall plan ends in mid Churchill Calls For Speedy British Ballot 28 servative leader Winston Churchill Wednesday called for an early general election in Great Britain to cope with the disaster of devaluation and the threat of Rus sias atomic Churchill told jammed galleries in the house of commons that the Labor government had brought England to the brink of national and international It I be generally agreed that the hour is the wartime prime minister told a turbulent session of Cites Three Factors Churchill slid three the financial the party con flict and the atomic an early election It is high time for another he amid a roar of cheers from the Conservative side of the All our diffi culties will have a better chance of being solved in a new house of He did not directly refer to the Conservative hope that 1 their party might win a majority in the new giving them new control of the government they lost in Raines Tariff Wall He said that the fail of the pound from to in raised a 40 tariff wall around hindering the im port of American Amid cheers from the Conserva tives and jeers from the Labor Churchill read a long list of complaints supporting his partys attack on the confidence motion offered by the government at the opening of this weeks spe cial debate on In the Conservativedominated house of the government mo tion waa defeated Wednesday by a vote of 93 to the lords action has no effect on the status of the government as tong aa Labor controls Pact Seen as Formula Steel Walkout Looms Thursday 28 Fort and the CIO United Auto Workers agreed early Thursday historic contract which will give Ford production wbrketi J100 monthly retirement The pact averted a nationwide strike which hunt in balance for 35 Furnace Banking Starts in Some Steel Plants 28 Steel Wednesday night began banking furnaces of its cago area A company apokesman a cutback waa ordered Wednea day because this is a long and expensive process and we cant until a strike to Some ateelmen work in Chicagoarea Steel Those i m m e d i a t e 1 y hit by banking of furnaces will num ber only in the a com pany spokesman This is by no means a We have no choice in the Five of 11 blast furnaces arc being banked at CarnegleIUi nois Steel in Sixteen coke ovens and open hearths and rolling mills will be banked in that The agreement provided for hourly for pensions with the mainder coming from social i Ford will continue paying for health but workers will get a medical and hoapt tal U A W Walter tired but said the new contract waa en important mile stone in welfare and social security in the auto bsinstey Reuther said the settlement would not only serve aa a help in arriving at the stability of the auto workers but should point the way in the steel He said he felt the contract wfll aid CIO President Philip Mur rays steelworkers in getting ainvv ilar A joint union board will administer the J Ford employes across na tion were for a the settlement waa It was the first baaed upon re port of President Truioaca atset t Cantanlent Truman Flies To Speaks Today 28 WWPre Harry S Truman flew into Mis souri Wednesday night to light the fires of next years Democratic campaign ifl huVhome Associates said the president would spark the partys 1950 elec tion campaign in an offthecuff speech at Kansas City Thursday night at Trtimsn landed at Lambert Louis airport at E S T in an air force the socalled Dew after a flight from Called Into Service The Dew Drop was called into service in the absence from Wash ington of the the regular White House The Independence is on the west coast undergoing a routine check a 33rd degree Ma and a former master of the Missouri grand will install new officers of the lodge at a secret session here Thursday morn The president will take along an historic gavel to present to James Bradford of St who will be installed as the states Masonic Van Buren Elm The gavel he will present to Bradford is made of wood from the socalled Van Buren elm tree at Truman came into posses sion of the gavel as president of the Old Tiails His speech at Kansas City will highlight a testimonial dinner hon oring the new Democratic Na tional chairman William Boyle a former Kansas City police The president will leave here at 2 EST Thursday on the one hour flight to Kansas The pave the way for labor peace ta the automotive could provide a convenient formula far settlement of other fourthround economic The new contract runs far longest of any in the lionmember U A Wa brief his with provision for waft cuaaioaa at specified Tha thitysst granted oy par sjlitsj all workers retire of age with tM or at to if JO years jwv ice with the t Is St ft the cost of which was estimi at about to the earn pany By ANtt The nation moved closer to steel strike United Steel Workers CIO turned down a formula 6f tared by Stest Countering Big Steels proposal for a lOc peace package on con dition that the workers pay a share any security pro Clo leader Philip Murray issued a statement insisting that the industry abide by presiden tial board recommendations for company financedpensions and The union leader ac cused Steel of trying to force Sends Out Mediators In a late hour attempt to avert a Cyrus fed eral conciliation dis patched mediators to key steel On other strike fronts there were outbreaks of Gun fire echoed in the Western Penn sylvania and Alabama coal where nonunion coal diggers stayed at At The a truck driver was from his truck and The nationwide coal strike now 10 days prompted Wil liam TUCK of Virginia to declare A of emergency and to get the coal mined to keep Vir ginia warm Tucks fuel commission was or dered to obtain control of said every possible pound of coal for the use of the state and its At the CIO long shoremen broke through police lines and ewarmed over trucks car See OeMM Prepares to Speed Up Atomic Bomb Production 28 Americas top atomic experts huddled secretly Wednesday to speed plans for boosting this coun trys Abomb output At the same time the United States renewed its demand for strict international Members of the Atomic Energy commission and the senatehouse atomic committee met to reassess plans for the future with the view in mind of increasing and maintaining our present superi ority in the atomic Brien McMahon chairman of the joint congres sional told reporters aft erward that the session was the first of series scheduled to vise ways to build up a stockpile of Abombs Undersecretary of State James Webb once again affirmed this countrys unbudging support of the United Nations plan for In ternational control of atomic energy through a atrict security inspection He told MM conference that thia proposal which Russia has refused to ac cept remains the only ible one so far AS the tempo of the atomic the prime quesjtlon re mained where and how to more uranium from whieh atom bombs are made em phasized that although It may possible to increase output front known sources in titit there is not eiKUfh to MMt ent United   

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