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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Increasing high cloudittMt Ditto temperature Details OB Page 16 173 SALT LAKE TUESDAY OCTOBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Fierce Wind Hits Texas At 100 MPH Twister Aims Punch At Rich Coast Industry Strip i 3 hurricane charged of the Gulf Monday night j and smashed across the richj Texas coast with winds above j 100 j The storm struck first between about 40 miles south west of and an other 30 miles to the The Galveston weather bureau said gusts of 75 to 80 mph would i pound this island resort before The hurricane apparently was ripping across sealevel rice farm land from Preeport toward Hous the states biggest In its path lay dozens of more than a million homes and many millions of dollars worth of shipping and No Casualties But no no casualties and little property damage had The hurricane flailed Freeport with gusts up to 100 The coast guards gauge out with the storm blowing a steady 80 mph Pounding its way about 15 miles north from the hurri cane tore into Both towns are Fropport has about 5000 Angle ton about Most of Free ports people had cleared out of An estimated 1500 jammed into Angletons Electric lights were knocked out at both Telephone connec tions were Trees Tumble Debris flew through the and small trees were tumbling ev At 73mph winds whipped across the barren pleas ure pier as the edge of the hurri cane Dushed Before Houston felt 60mph winds in Houston braced for hurricane Refugees from small towns in the path of the storm swarmed into Hotels said all rooms were full and lobbiesrWiere The city auditorium became the j main center of Scores of other shelters were City streets were j An emergency powr crew was j sent to a Houston clinic to stand by in event of a power failure which would endanger polio pa tients in iron Omar chairman of joint chiefs of congratiilates Wade Haisiip of vice chief of staff of the as Alfred Gruen new deputy chief of staff for combat plans and looks r Army Boosts Top Generals To Key Positions 3 The afmy put twotop ranking generals in new posts Mon and gave their wives the honor of pinning an additional star on each generals Wade Haisiip was sworn in as army vice chief of Haisiip pinned a fourth star to the three on his shoulder as the post calls for a full Major Alfred Gruen ther was sworn in as deputy chief of staff in charge of plans and combat Gruenther stepped up to pin a third star on his Here after it is Gen is a native or Piatte He succeeds Albert who went to San Francisco to take command of the sixth Okeh of China Reds West Into Action 3 France and the United spurred by Russias lightningswift diplomatic endorsement of the new Chinese Communist are expected to examine this week their own attitude toward recog Britain took the initiative Mon day by announcing she is pre pared to discuss recognition with Police on Alert Up the in three troops of Louisiana state police were on an alert oasis at Lake Surging tides covered roads in that Russia Perils Say Chinese LAKE 3 Nationalist Chinas delegation to the United Nations said Monday j Russias formal establishment of relations with the Peiping Cen tral Peoples Republic Sunday was preceded by a break with the Nationalist Kuomintang govern ment which it briefly dismissed as the provincial government of its provisional Repudiates Kuomintang Russias repudiation of the Kuo mintang ended a and some times relationship which continued to help direct the Kuo in its fight against the northern Chinese warlords were keeping the country who dis the 11 other nations of the North j extended back to the In Atlantic alliance and the countries i the days gun Yansens of the British commonwealth a i struggle for Russia sent total of 18 world j among them a brilliant On when British named eign Ernest Bevin returns to After death RUssjans the from he will re view with of State Dean Acheson and French Foreign Min ister Robert Schuman what is to be done in the light of the Soviet diplomatic informants said i Follow Line The three foreign ministers will j be following a line suggested by the United States last April em phasizing that the west should act as a unit in considering any diploj rri 11 matic approach to the Chinese I 31K Britain and France agreed with the American proposal that i they should clear of inde Trlbune SMtial pendent This sizable block of nations through Owners Await UMW Chiefs Back to Edict Given Utah Miners UMW Keeps Pickets In Salina Canyon Area work president Drops Fight von i JL C7 For Civil Rights Bill Tribune IMftt Win A back to work order was given to Utahs 4000 striking United Mine Workers late Monday by Frank UMW vice district Picketing of nonunion wagon mines in the Car bonEmerySalina will Fox The union leader did not elabo rate on his announcement that the miners would return to work in the union Im not certain operations will be started in all union mines Tues he but the men will report for Will Aid Miners Asked about continuance of picketing of nonunion wagon particularly in the Hunting ton canyon Fox said We are going to protect and aid nonunion miners until they get a No definite mention of picket ing was but his statement was interpreted as meaning that the union miners will continue to post themselves at points of entry to canyon With the miners reporting1 for work at their regular the number of pickets will be out in staggered if nec some unionists will be pulled off their jobs for picket Reports Conflict the back to work or der for the union mines shed little light on the status of nonunion most of which are in Hunt ington The union claimed it had signed up all unaffiliated miners in that but inde pendent operators denied the UMW Talks between union and oper ators during the day were not Union including Frank district vice With Joe Harry Malio Bob Henderson and other local leaders of the area met at the Huntington road but none of the conferees would com ment on what was Pickets 3000 Strong pickets were from 2000 to 3000 strong in Huntington canyon durinsr the day and union officers had advised the men that unauthorized withdrawal from the line could result in suspension of union Truck who had been told by independent oporators that non union mines would open were on hand to start their runs should the tieup Ten trucks Louis Denfelld at unification of Lashes CASTLE Emery and national offij cials of United Mine Workers Shipments stood idle at the lower end of the coal me roaas in uiai nieht Russias rpcornitinn of Porn uuuugu BUIBICUCBO Two each hurrying to i 3rt China s the moTe exert pressure on Mao Tzetung to Congress oflndustnal orgamza i m L IS Lae more TVfnnHnv nioVit arritrari sheltet at suffered for the chinese case to minor injuries when their cars get fuU and jmmediate attention industrial and fishing inter ests took every but Nationalist China also charged the Soviet Union by recognizing j LJIC ouvici uy most Louisiana lowland dwellers Mao TzeTungs Feiping regime faced the prospects Most j has threatened the peace and se Communist republic will within the i jiiext few days or weeks get diplo in a note i matic nods from a number of other of them stayed at As the hurricane moved into it drove trash cans rattling down Freeport The town is three miles from the and the road leading to the beach al ready was under The big Dow Chemical plant reported at 10 it was in A small crew was standing by in the which sent more than 2500 men away as it closed Mon Many residents of Freeport left town about two hours before the storm began edging Galveston Isolated Galveston was as the hur ricane but isolated from the The city is on an and plane services had been Telephone calls to 60 miles were sub ject to a twohour Winds here reached 50 mph in Thousands fled from the low lands beyond Galvestbns protec tive seawall to the west of the city limits and sought shelter in the numerous public schools and hotels of the Beyond the on the west end of the high tides had carry out many or the internations Monday night arrived tional commitments shouldered by this area to give per the attention to the tense and Whatever the western democra1 explosive situation created by un cies it appears an almost fore1 ion picketing of nonunion coal gone conclusion that the infant j This was revealed by Byron Emery coun president of the Independent Coal Operators at a meet ing of the association Monday night in Emery county courthouse curity of the The statement was j handed by George I in eastern Eu Chinese foreign to Vladj imir Soviet charge dafj Yugoslavia Exception faires in The 59nation political commitAn exception may be Yugo tee of the assembly decided which although on the outs last Friday to put the Chinese i with has nothing but case at the bottom of its list of for what il describes as the hot A tie vote defeated I peoples revolution in Yugo the Nationalist demand for urgent sav diplomatic sources at Lake treatment Success that Premier Marshal Tito may take The recognition by the Soviet Union of the bogus regime recent ly set up in Peiping is the natural culmination of the long series of j violations to the SinoSoviet treaty of friendship and alliance of 1945 on the part of the Soviet the statement The Nationalist note it should be clear to now that the regime District Chief Due He said chairman of the state industrial commis had informed him that Hous ton Rock presi dent of UMW district which includes and a national un his time in deciding whether recognize the to I ion official from Ot esumed from the union mines in Spring canyon and the Carbon although the union mines did not TaUe Financial Loss Postpones Drive for Year Session May Recess Soon 3 Harry S Truman and his congressional leaders agreed Monday to drop the civil rights fight until next year and opened the way for congress to adjourn this session in two or three Senate Democratic leader Scott Lucas announced the decision after a White House conference between the presi dent and his legislative Lucas said they agreed it is too late this year to try enact any of the controversial civil rights He said they doubted that a prolonged senate discussion would be very The issue would be certain to provoke a timekilling filibuster and widen the split between Truman and southern Demo crats who bolted his ticket in the 1948 election on the Negro rights Lucas that the senate definitely will take up early next year a bill to set up a federal fair eroploymeBt practices commission to prevent The inactivity Monday resulted in a financial loss on preparations made for the officials Six nonunion mines in Salina j in Sevier planned to resume No change in their plans was an nounced later in the day and it was reported that some operations had begun Monday The Salina canyon operators also said they would truck the coal Clarence Sevier county was patrolling highway U10 in the canyon with several deputies and a highway pa Naval Officers Slip Data to Press 3 Documents secretly slipped to newsmen Monday pictured navy morale as shot to pieces and the nations security imperilled un der the present unified defense The signed with the j names of high naval were handed to reporters by a naval source in a shadowy corridor of a downtown office He stip ulated that his name must not be used and that the papers must not be published until 7 oclock EST Monday The documents included A statement by Louis chief of naval that a navy stripped of its offen sive power means a nation stripped of its offensive power A warningby Vice 6er ald commander of the first task force in the that navy morale has plummeted al1 most to despondency of ft widespread belief that the country is being sold a false bill of A statement by commander in chief of the Pacific that a majority of officers in that fleet concur in Bogans views and also in those ex pressed by naval John Crommelin created a sensation recently by publicly charging that the navys attack power is being nibbled to death in the defense headquar The release was the latest inci dent in a long tugofwar between the navy and the air force for con gressional appropriations anil the right to carry out strategic air racial or religious discrimination in Decision Stage That decision set the stage for another electionyear battle be tween Truman and southern Democrats who consider the FEPC bill more objectionable than his proposals to outlaw poll taxes lynching and Jim Crowism in interstate Senate Republican Leader Ken neth challenged the selection of FEPC for the CAREFUL TALLY Senate Shouts Subsidy Out 3 Then senate Monday shouted approval of an amendment to ita farm bill intended to protect the government having pass antilynch or poll tax bills easily with Republican support but picked which some Re publicans for political rea The new dealish Americans for In addition to rights legislation Truman and a No incidents there had re Peiping is 3 jacre tractof Californias richest u declared jcoton land has been purchased by the world la corporation headed by an Omaha set up in i man for it was with the operators At Howards the operators postponed further dis cussion of the situation until they meet with the union lead suited by a late hour In 4700 UMW mem bers returned to the pits in com UMW District Chief Warns Tardy Miners United Mine Workers in the Car bonEmery coal fields who do not return to work on the basis of John Lewis orders be tak ing such action a district without UMW pliance with the order of A spokesman the Union Pacific He is Houston Martin author official of Rock of dis Inounced Baruch Asks Speedy Adoption Of Standby Mobilization Plan NEW 3 Resources Rock representing j was under way the UMW international board I with headquarters at i They were contacted by the governors office concerning a I meeting Tuesday between operaj tors and the Martin i j No More Picketing j Shortly therej Mr sajd i Coal mine at Rock president Price at i said morning shifts were not trict 22 of the j to full but normal They the Utah miners have Argentina Slashes Peso by Freezes Prices TenFoot Waves Tenfoot waves pounded Calves tons pleasure a standby mobilization plan and maintain our overwhelming ad vantage in the field of atomic The 79yearold financier urged also that the 1 reexamine in suggested the president reexamine White House Everything possible should be planned tor in debated and put in law so each of us knows what is expected of him or Baruch said of standby lOo persons wfiosought refuge in I nothing than a truly effective mobilization in his statement Mon ths Santa Fe building near the international of atomic This standby mobilization pro forlh his program gram is not urged in any alarmist author of the plan I urged it before the second for atomic energy renewed World War when it might have the controversy in which he and j prevented Hitlers I Waves were rippingthe planking of the wooden freefishing Galvestons municipal airport its strategy for peace and 2 went under water by 8 and stand its ground in insisting upon the Santa Fe building near Galveston water front on the bay j watched water slowly In putting ing into the The coast was Houston and Freeport boarded up and battened j Harry S Truman engaged urged it before the Soviet atomic Many people had moved or gone to public buildings into But there appeared no way to Truman administration rejected a J last summer over the state turned American I Baruch charged last June of j Properly done it could prove our most single deterrent against another the save millions of dollars worth of j atimdbymobilization plan Baruch said that merely to out law the atomic bomb is no insur rice atill in the mitted by the National Security ance against atomic Wieslcy jimiLe sei probably with the higher union No i more he would be conducted of nonunion mines south of Huntington j There will still be a few cts at Huntington and the Coalj creek area about 14 miles east of i he but the other i pickets are supposed to have quit their Coal mine operators at the meet ing said there had been no picket ing Monday in the area south of There are approxi mately eight independently oper ated mines in that Frank vice president of district when contacted in withheld comment on the reported visit of Martin and the national BUENOS 3 Argentina Monday hitched her peso to the devalua tion toboggan with a 46 cut in relation to the The gov ernment froze prices to prevent an inflationary spiral and put a temporary halt to first South Amer iran country to join in the de valuation took a steeper cut than any of the 25 other countries which have taken similar Hundreds of clutchingsheafs of foreign cur rencies in their jammed exchange houses in the financial district as the central bank an nounced that the formerly worth 20 henceforth would be worth only lie in free been ordered to go back to work with the he Arrives in Martin arrived in Salt Lake JCity at Monday via plane and was met by a trooper who hastened him in a state high way patrol car to The union official said he had received no official reports of vio lence in the CarbonEmery coal Everything is peaceful as far as I he Martin said the state gov ernment has given him the best all the way through from the governor on Lee Clarifies Stand Earlier in the Brack en Lee had announced that Martin had agreed to decrease the number of pickets in Huntington the governor added that while Martin had agrted to a reduction in the number of pickets in the union offi cials indicated they would main tain picket lines The position of the state in the matter is that of Lee nsisting on a civil right down this commented that the postponement probably was unavoidable because the admin istration put it off for so FirstOrder of Business If the administration really means what it says about civil said an A D A it will make FEPC the first order of business in the next ses burying civil for this his legislative Tiie action came on the of a warning by Democratic Lead er Scott Lucas that the con suming public eventually will re volt if congress continues to in sist on bigger and bigger farm The amendment would author ize the Agriculture department to disregard any abnormal consump tion or foreign dumping of surplus farm goods in determining normal supplies of such non basic commodities as potatoes and That surplusm could be much is per mitted under present law the government would to support Lucas made hie statement con cerning possible public reaction aa the senate opened debate of the farm bill Administration asked for a permanent farm pro gram which would be good for many years to lieutenants considered the outlook for other administration measures during the rest of this They refused to set a definite adjournment date until after an other meeting Tuesday between senate and house Democratic Speaker Sam Rayburn said house Democratic leaders will dis1 cuss it Tuesday with members of the senate Democratic policy com Lucassaid hebelieves the sen ate can clean up the bulk of its must measures with a fortnight pnd be ready to adjourn at the end of three The senate entered its 10th month of continuous session by taking up farm price support legis Measure Last An administration plea for at least a trial run on its Brannan plan of high income for farmers and low prices for consumers was doomed to A compromise plan of flexible price supports has a better chance of passage this year with the Brannan plan be coming an issue in the 1950 con gressional Lucas said he thought the final big bill to come up for senate action will be the displaced per sons the house rules com mittee cleared the way for floor i debate on the administration backed bill to broaden the social security sources m the Missouri river House Democratic Leader John 1 comprising parts or all of such called a states as South meeting of all house Democrats j North Wyom for Tuesday to j line up support for the Iowa and Brannan Spurs Missouri Plan 3 CSV of Agriculture Charles Brannan Monday sent to congress a report recommending a 30year Missouri valley basin agricultural development program which would cost the federal government about The report first was made pub lic last Its transmission to congress had been held up pending budget bureau Krug secretray of the in terior had raised objections to some phases of the Accompanying the report were copies of correspondence Brannan and Krug on their dif Brannan said complete recon ciliation of views could not be The program is designed prin cipally to conserve and develop agricultural and forestry re DATES Death List Still Stands at 16 In Coast BusTrain Crash 3 were blamed tentatively The death list from a shattering trainbus wreck near here Sunday night stood at 16 Monday accord ing to the coroners were 10 air force men from March air five girls who had been with them on a beach and the The air force still declined to name its personnel but the coroners office gave these without ages or home addresses William Conrad Mc Ralph Raymond Michael Gordon Sylvester Doyle Henry Ralph Deputy coroner Doyle said Hall apparently was the bus Shouted directions to a confused on unfamiliar Monday for the wreck which left 16 mangled bodies along a rail road right of way here Sunday Only five passengers on the bus A Peter Mid passengers were calling to the un identified driver about to the girls homes just before the No one on the train A passenger train traveling 70 miles an hour struck the force bus at a strewing bodlM and wreckage nearly a Five of the dead of the Ontario Hostels Tfceir the mother of OM of the dead also wu WMeA tbe remaining 11 were miBtMy civilian personnel from Muck   

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