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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intonnotuitali Network StotloaKALL MontUj Thniifh alt If iiwiu elatrtag Friday 169 SALT LAKE FRIDAY SEPTEMBER PRICE FIVE CENT Thousands Gather for LDS Parley Steel Concerns Bank Furnaces for Strike Walkout Expected at Midnight One Small Firm Signs Pact 30 Friday steel truce ex pires at one minute past midnight Friday night and Philip Mur rays CIO steelworkers are set to quit work if their for free pennons and insurance are not By Murray means paid for by the nations steel firms at the rate of lOc an a formula laid down by Harry S Trumans factfinding the red glow slowly faded out of the skies above Amer icas steel cities as mills banked One small steel company agreed to CIO United Steelworkers pen sioninsurance demands but the industrys giants wouldnt budge at Hope Fades Fast Hope for an eleventh hour set tlement faded Said steel worker Philip Murray I wouldnt even comment about hope at this Some fo his steelworkers already are leaving their Federal mediators are stepping in for a last ditch effort to stave off the nationwide Everywhere the picture looks Shutdown orders went into ef fect across the Picket lines formed outside Crucible Steels Midland plant near idling 7000 and halt ing operations 36 hours before ex piration of the presidential strike Crucible called it a fullfledged Signs Contract Portsmouth Steel signed a contract to break the steel industrys solid front against free insurance and pensions for It agreed to foot the bension and insurance bill for its 4000 em Previously all steel com panies insisted if their workers wanted a social security program they iiave to help pay for Twice coring the day Murray irot together behind closed hotel doors with the mammoth Stnel but they seemingly got Both sides did accept an invita tion to meet at 10 Fri day with federal William assistant director of the federal mediation and conciliation and Peter its general sent telegrams into the conference room asking management and union to meet Local Votes Return To First Demands 29 IO sieehvorkers of the Inland Steel voted Thursday night to with draw acceptance of a presidential factfinding boards recommenda tions in event of a strike Friday The rank and file of local representing Inland em approved a resolution to reinstate the unions original de mands for a monthly pension and a 12 hourly wage increase if a strike is The resolution said that a strike is being forced on us by the A spokesman charged that the company claims to be bargaining but in recent meet ings the firms representatives sitting around and bothered to answer have been have haruiy BOMBS Tipple Blast Stirs Cry Of Sabotage By ASSOCIATED PRESS Dynamite blasts and rifle fire rocked the nations coal fields Thursday and a mine official said it was out and out sabotage on the part of John Lewis United Mine Nearly nonunion miners were on the job throughout the country in defiance of U M W pick Lewis union quit work 11 days ago in a walkout that has idled coal hints of a major break in the work stoppage came from widely scattered points on the black map of End In View From came a re port by hTe Anthracite TriDis trict UMW that an end of the sympathy walk out of hard coal miners is in No was saying what might come from the but sources in the hard eoal country said they expected an announce ment that the anthracite walkout would end And coal operators conferring with the U M W at White Sulphur W announced they might have a statement late in the Union men there called press Riflemen Let Loose Hidden riflemen let loose with a fusillade of shots at a 15truck coal convoy descending Snow Shoe mountain in central The truckers were carrying non union coal from the mines to tip ples where the coal was to be crushed and loaded on rail road No one was but state lice officials said at least 14 shots j01 were fired at the convoy heavily guarded by state The first presidency of the Church ot Christ of Lattertoy who will preside at the cfturchsI20th semiannual general conference sessions beginningFriday on Temple is left to right Reuben Clark first counselor Albert and David second They pose with bust of Joseph Smith Photo by Jack Jury Convicts Tokyo Rose For Treason SAN 29 Rose was convicted DEVALUATION 342 TO S Commons Gives Attlee Regime Sweeping Vote of Confidence We didnt know we were being fired upon at said State Po lice Robert But after the first few shots we realized what it was and stopped the cara The big police detail took to the woods to chase the but found no Near MorgantowX Dynamite blasted mine tipples located at Grass Plats in Clear Held not far from Snow Shoe mountain and near Robely president of the Junedale Coal whose tipple was blamed the attack on UMW Theres no doubt about he It was an out and out case of UMW men have been working without a contract since early sum The work stoppage came when Lewis orderss end to the welfare and pension Geneva Steel Starts Banking Furnaces as Deadline Nears 28 A sixwoman federal i house of commons gave Prime court jury found Iva Toguri guilty of one count of betraying her They hsrf deliberate her over i fourday She faces a minimum sentence of five years in prison or a maximum of death for betraying her native by broadcasting inflamma tory propaganda over Radio Tokyo to undermine the morale of in the Death Penalty Unlikely The never demanded the death And it was believed unlikely that Fed eral Judge Michael Roche would levy the extreme penalty against No convicted traitor has ever been put to death under the fed eral although John of Harpers was hanged under military The verdict ending the longest treason trial in history came at 6 as a stunning surprise to the 100 courtroom spectators who had expected a hung jury ever since Tuesday night when the jurors reported they had reached a Minister Clement Attlees labor government an overwhelming vote of confidence Thursday night in a on dsvaluation might have forced Britain into a new national election immedi The governments action cutting the value of the pound sterling from to as a means of bettering Britains economic posi tion was approved 342 to with members of the conservative op position Defeat Churchill Move A motion of no confidence pro posed by Winston stocky leader of the was defeated a few minutes earlier by a vote of 350 to The 212 votes in opposition equals the highest vote ever east against the labor government since it took office in The govern ment bill for nationalization of the steel industry encountered the op position of 212 members Slit If the government had failed to win on the motion of it would have been forued to re Thin would have neceasi taled a new parliamentary election at Now the government is again empowered to decide when the election will be Its term of office normally expires next ThreeDay Debate The votes wound up three days of The largely conserva tive house of which exer cises little voted 93 to 24 against the governments eco nomic policy Wednesday Presidents Fighting Address Predicts Democrat Victory Geneva Steel began cutting back operations Thursday in preparation for the nationwide out one time starting before Tuesday by Federal Judge Michael Friday All will be down by ceedingly glad that he is about to become a citizen of Barkleys frequent dates with Carleton Louis have stirred repeated re been sent back to their chambers j again in 1952 by campaigning j ports that a wedding might be int KANSAS 29 Harry S Truman declared here Thursday night the Demo tic party wiH win in 1950 and l Friday steel strike deadline Friday mid Rolling mills To be closed down Unless the walkout is I between 4 and Friday mid all the firms operations will be down to a plant protection basis before the vice president in charge of announced the following schedule for the cut back Coke ovens Started going out of production at 4 Power plant To operate on a basis sufficient to supply power for plant Overall employment of the company as of Thursday was There are 3350 hourly employes at 300 at the Ironton plant 159 at the Columbia iron Two of the four batteries will be j mine operations in Iron closed and the remaining two opi and 42 at the Keigley quarry The erated on a reduced basis to keep quarry employes are represented heat on the I by an A F L but this neces Blast furnaces Two of three now One will be beginning at 4 and the other will continue to operate at a level sufficient to supply gas to protect plant Open hearth furnaces Six of nine They will ts taken I sarily will be cloned if the walk out takes Glass pointed The companys 769 employes at the Geneva coal mine and 309 at the Columbia mine have been out since the eoal walkout several days Roche who try admonished them in view of the expense and importance of the on his fair deal In a fighting party speech at a testimonial dinner for Demo cratic National Chairman Bill Boyle the president also Predicted enactment of his An Important Case Apparently Judge Roches ad monition carried some weight with He had told this is an Important The i Declared that this nation can program if it takes all all next winter and all next sum trial has been long and expensive to both the prosecution and de If you should fall to agree on a the case is left open and Like all it must be disposed of some They had labored at delibera tion a total of 36 hours and fiv minutes over the four days since they took the case at noon Mon They had studied transcripts of more than onesixth of the words contained In the 6000 pages recorded during the M of actual establish en income upwards of annually and an income of per family for onefourth the who now have less than a income per Hinted at the approaching marriage of Vice Alben another with these words I am glad to get the distin guished vice president to visit some place in Missouri outside of He is a I am wi Nearly 9000 persons packed into Kansas Citys spacious municipal auditorium to hear the presidents which appeared to keynote the Democratic congressional cam paign of Scores of national and state po litical figures attended the including cabinet gover nors from several and gov ernment department and agency Truman spoke caustically of newspapermen who opposed his election last He said a free press is needed more than anything else in this He referred to brokendown re porters turned columnists and to pollsters who couldnt fool the Truman voiced a new hope for eventual establishment of worldwide The conservatives of in declining to vote on the gov ernment explained they felt they had made their opposi tion clear in the support of their The five votes against the gov ernment motion were from either Communists or independent Lab crites ousted froKi the labor party for traveling too close to the Communist The labor party had out a threeline requir ing obedience in voting on pain of to labor Laborites hold 393 of the 640 seats in Calls for Ouster Churchill called Wednesday for ouster of the Attlee regime and a general Prime Minister respond ing in debate called Churchills speech frankly elec He did not say when the government is planning to call the Health Minister Aneurin Bevan accused Churchill of uttering a bloated bladder of lies about life in Socialist He said the conservative leader had made statements purporting to ahow that the British people are tinder fatigued and almost cSowi Lie Use I welcome this opportunity of pricking this bloated bladder of lies with the poniard of Bevan Leaping to his feet in Churchill said I thought the oth er day we gave a ruling that the word lie was no more to be used about statements made in this house than the word Bevan said he referred to re marks made in to news To Churchills protest House Speaker Clifton Brown replied I thought the right honorable gentleman Bevan was quoting a I dont know that he was applyingthe word He to any thing the right honorable gentle man Churchill Anthony deputy Conserv ative said earlier that de valuation probably will increase Britains cost of living 6 to Leader Lauds Relief Society On Work Done By JACK REED As thousands of faithful from near and far crowded into Salt Lake City Thursday for the 120th semiannual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday women of the church concluded a twoday Relief society conference In which they were admonished to rear your to honor God and keep His Those were the words of George Albert church in an address to the closing Relief society session Thursday afternoon in the Salt Lake The church leaders address was President Smith Friday at 10 will stand la thy tabernacle pulpit to cail to order the first general session of the srmiiannaal the Geni will be held rr Probers Unmask Scientist At Minnesota conference of era sessions then at 10 and 2 Sat urday and Expected to be heard are an LDS general with only three Thomas assistant to the councU of twelve who is recu perating from a serious illness Alma assistant to the coun cil of twelve who is pre siding over the European mis and Dilworth member of the first council of who is presiding over the New England Haps Keynote Smith likely will deliver the keynote address at the Friday morning and it is ex pected he will preside at most if not general In addition to the 10 and 2 meetings Saturday and a 7 meeting is scheduled each The presiding bishopric will held a meeting Friday at 7 in the tabernacle for ward Aaronic priesthood high council advisers to the Latterday Saint glrta pro stake presidencies and high Priesthood Session The general priesthood meeting will be held Saturday at 7 In the Semiannual conference of the Deseret Sunday School union is scheduled Sunday at 7 in the Featured will be the SOOvoice Centennial chorus of youthful Sunday school members from the Salt Lake A theme concerning the organi zations future will be contrasting with the April ses which dealt with the Sunday school history since the first Sun day school in the intermountain region was organized in Salt Lake City by Richard to Sine Directed by Florence Martnpn nf the Relief oociety gen eral a combined Singing Mothers chorus of the Jordan val AGENDA TODAY FRIDAY 10 tab 2 tab 7 SATURDAY 10 tab 1 tab 1 priesthood SUNDAY 10 tab 2 tab 7 Sunday Echoc union semiannual csa ley region and Provo stakes will sing at the Friday general ses Frank tab ernacle organist will be at the Richard aaitetant tabernacle choir will direct congregational singing at the Saturday morning with Roy assistant tab ernacle organist at the Music for the Saturday after and Sunday sessions will be Cohmiat Blast Casualties 100 sept 29 A southbound CantonKowloon train touched off a land mine The Chinese central news agency reported 100 passengers were killed or train was an route to Hong SO spy probers has named Joseph Weinberg of the University of Minnesota an the mysterious scientist X accused of furnishing wartime atomic secrets to a Communist spy They recommended that Wein berg be prosecuted for charging that he lied when he testified before the unAmerican The committee cited Wein berg M the research physicist while employed at the Univenrity of radia tion laboratory at turned over important atomic data in March 1943 to Itevt Communist espionage Truman 58 Billion Bill on Arms UP completed action Thursday nifht on the compro mise foreign aid including the second install ment on the European recovery and sent it to President Harry Truman for his signa The which came alter weeks of brought to more than the funds ap proved by congress in the last M hours to help other free nations stresffthss their military and seo nomic defenses against the thnat of Communist FriewUy Nations The SsKlga srass aid bill for friendly nations was approved Wednesday and some experts said surplus military will be flowing to west ern Europe within two The senate approved the for eign aid bill by voice vote a few hours after the house passed it in similar Despite the overwhelming sup port for the inspired in part by Trumans Russian atomic economy minded legislators fired several angry but futile blasts at the Senate Republican Leader Ken neth and James Kern criticized Foreign Aid Chief Paul Hoff man for agreeing to let Britain spend up to in recov ery dollars for Canadian wheat when grain is going aegging in this IB the Jaha Tsbsr aX total was too He led a drive to send the bill back to conference with to structions to a provisJoa permitting the Reconstruction Fi nance to lend up to After defeating Tabers posal 177 to 133 on a roll house went ahead and the bill Tuber said the United States risking its own solvency to finance British and protested that Oils country may go into the red this He said both France and Italy are outstripping Britain in their re covery The bulk of the economic go to nM Marshall plan for the U mea ending next June The MB includes for nttrt army occupied and 000 for nottwlttUiy and