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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 6, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network SUtion KALL Monday Through Friday 175 WEATHER Partly cloudy few showers In OB tS SALT LAKE THURSDAY OCTOBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Takes Hand In Coal Strike Ching Invites Lewis To Capital Mediation Parley 5 government stepped into the 17dayold soft coal strike Cyrus federal mediation invited John president of the United Mine and the major producers to a media a monstrous homerun into the Ninth Inning Grcuit Reynolds TwoHit 1 to 0 NEW 5 Reliable Tommy Henrich blasted House Approves 80 Increase Security by tion meeting here at 10 There were indications the gov also might make a new move next week to restore peace In the strikebound steel Ching said the coal strike is approaching the crisis stage and some people already are suffer He added that the longer It the worse it will Several leading operator spokes men promptly and it was believed Lewis too is prepared to U M W headquarters here said he would issue no statement Wednesday but indicated he may have something to say Thurs Violence Flares The governments move came as new violence broke out in the coal A group of more than 250 pickets attacked a convoy of 18 trucks hauling coal from a nonunion strip mine near Windshields of six trucks were broken by flying State po lice rescued the convoy and ar rested six Chings telegrams were received by Lewis George president of the Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal and spokesmen for the northern operators at negotiation with Lewis at White Sulphur Harry president of United States Steels coal mining and Joseph president of the Southern Coal Producers negotiating at Operators Accept Moses accepted the invitation At where the southern producers are nego tiating separately with Lewis United Mine Moody said he had received the telegram and would confer with associates be fore The White Sulphur Springs con ferences were recessed Wednesday until 10 Thursday shortly after Chings message The coal talks were reported in the crucial stage with for the first reportedly talking dol larsandcents Sources close to the conferences reported the union negotiators talking in terms of a 15 a day replacing the present a cut in the work day from seven and a half hours to seven and a 10 cent a ton increase in the present 20 cents a ton roy alties to the miners welfare Series Managers Pit Roe In Second Game NEW 5 Casey New York Yan kee named Vic rigtahamled control as his starter in Thursdays second world series A 21game winner and hero of Sundays flag clincher against the Boston Red Raschi can be counted upon to show Brooklyn a great deal more of what they tried to see For the National leaguers it will be their veteran the skinny Elwin Preacher who won 15 during the sea son and turned in several tell ing victories in crucial series down the It was widely felt prior to the start of the playoff that Roe would give the Yanks more trouble than but that seems un likely at this 10c PER HOUR Kaiser Signs To Provide Steel Pension 5 Philip CIO Wednesday announced the Kaiser Steel has signed an agree ment which provides for a non compulsory 4cent insurance plan and a 6cent pension Murray said Kaisjr steel agreed to set aside 4cents for each man hour to be in trust for pay ment of the net cost of an insur ance plan and six cents for pay ment of Kaiser Steel located at employs The Kaiser contract was due to expire Murray said the agreement enI teredinto Wednesday supplements the existing ThonTas j counsel for the signed the agreement for Accepts Board Findings Murray said the company ac Number of men out of work as i cepted the recommendations of the right field seats at Yankee sta dium in the ninth inning Wednes day to break up a ing duel between Allie Reynolds Ad Don Newcombe and give the New York Yankees a 1 to 0 tri umph over the Brooklyn Dodgers in the opening game of the world j The first Yankee to face New Brooklyns great Negro righthander in the Henrich lookedat two balls and then slammed the next a waist high fast on a screaming line into the lower deck over the 344foot Electrifies With the crack of Henrichs bat the crowd of jumped to its feet almost as one and gave out a blast that must have rippled the flag on the centcrfield There was never a doubt where the ball was The payoff blast was only the fifth hit off the rookie who had struck out 11 of his Amer ican league opponents In the eight previous the pitched one of the classics of world series history in blanking the Dodgers with two widely spaced He struck out In racking up 20 the two sizzling righthanders came within two of the series record set in the 1944 playoff between the two Louis when Mort Cooper of the Cards whiffed 12 and Denny Gatehouse of the Browns Tight Mound Duel Up to the time of Henrichs the Yankees had not pushed a man past second against the Brooklyn flame Only one Dodger saw third off Geneva Strike Idles 4370 Workers Tommy Henrich he wrecked No new AFL Outlines War Chest Drive for 50 5 The American Federation of Labor Monday indorsed a multimillion dollar political to elect a friendly congress and insure re peal of the TaftHartley Joseph director of the AFLs Labor League for Po o and was the outgrowth of Utical said the stakes a waiirc fn fho are verv hltrh in labors com a pair of walks to open the second Newcombe struck out the Yan kee side in the second and fifth the 31year old Yankee wobbled in the early and starting in the sixth inning became a ball of Complete page a direct result of the strike at Geneva Steel was 4370 company officials re The number of employes for each after deducting those still employed for plant pro follows Geneva 2982 Ironton 228 Kiegley 17 Geneva coal 692 Columbia coal 292 Iron mines in Iron The loss of production on a daily basis follows 2759 tons pig iron at 940 tons pig iron at 616 tons iron S500 tons 6665 Mishap Cuts Video NEW 5 The American Telephone and Tele graph said Wednesday night its main coaxial cable from New York to the midwest had been cut accidentally in Cleveland by The and said the break knocked out four tele vision channels to the midwest at EST just after the completion of Wednesdays first world Treaty Nations Talk Chart Defense 5 The 12 North Atlantic pact nar tions at a single session Wednesday presidential factfinding board for i night set up machinery to work out the establishment of noncontribuj their joint military strategy tory pensions and insurance The union in turn withdrew is quest for a general wage Murray said Kaiser agreed to start setting aside the 10 cents for pensions and insurance Provision has been made to against After hearing an American warning to any wouldbe aggres sor from Secretary of Defense Louis the new overall de fense committee of treaty countries agreed on eight major give the company credit for ex groups which will do the actual isting arrangements for ac health medical or hospital insurance Second to Sign Kaiser relatively small the second basic defense planning spade Accept Principle The session lasted five and a half It cleared the way for a billiondollar flow of American steel company to sign a contract are very high in labors com ing political He told the American Federation of Labor convention that labor has a fight for our existence in spe cial elections this fall and in the 1950 congressional Voluntary Effort Keenan and other AFL leaders outlined plans for a drive to have each of the claimed AFL members contribute at least to ward the labor organizations po litical war While saying this fundraising effort will be they dis closed the A F L is mailing out re ceipt books to each local union to be sure of a broad A re port from the AFLs political committee said It is the obligation of every official of the AFL to see to it that every rank and file member is given an opportunity to con tribute to this It is important to remember that not one cent from a union treasury because of the TaftHartley law can be spent in supporting a candidate for national Defeat GOP Solons The AFL delegates cheered Keenans singling out of five Re publican senators for special AFL efforts to defeat Heading the list was Senator Robert Queuille Quits As French Cabinet Splits Henri whose government has lasted longer than any French regime since the resigned Wednesday over a price fight in his which arose from British devaluation of the Pres Vincent Auriol refused to accept the resignation at and said he will give his decision Thurs the country doctor handed the resignation to Auriol at the presi dents palace 40 miles southwest of shortly after 5 Call Special Session Queuilles office said the national assembly will be called into special session Saturday if Auriol refuses to accept the resig If Auriol the depu who were not due back until will return to Paris when the president has named a new Queuilles cabinet has governed Prance since The longest previous government was Edouard Daladiers from April to He then formed another which lasted until March Hold Brief Confab The 65yearold premier and Auriol conferred for 43 min utes in the presidents When Queuille emerged he told reporters I have just handed my resigna tion to The president made very strong but I told him that the divisions by formally accepting also the with the C ib United Steelworkjprinciple of integrated ers on the basis of the steel boards specified this prin arms to strengthen western Europe Taf of The others were Portsmouth Steel Murray another ciple must be adopted before arms aid bill which President small producer with 4000 Harry S Truman is to sign Thurs accepted shortly before Murray dav called a strike of halfamillion i the new military plan basic steel workers at agencies which were set up is last Saturday Ia 12nation military Steelcorp and other wJich the United States is rep ducers have objected to the non contributory angle of the boards recommendations although they have agreed to the money re quirements of 10 cents an Yuma Pilots Set New Record For Air Endurance Flying 5 third time was a charm Wednesday night for two exnavy Bob Woodhouse snd Woody as they swished low over the Yuma municipal airport at MST to set a new world record for sustained endurance Twice before the two Yuma businessmen sought to shat ter the 1008hour mark set last spring by Bill Barris and Dick Engine trouble forced them down both At the precise moment they dipped their wings in sa lute to some 5000 persons on hand at the airport all the lights in this western Arizona city were dimmed and a simultaneous blast of all factory and train whistles an nounced the new and intend to remain in the air until Columbus provided their twoplace Aeronca plane functions as smoothly as it did during the 1008 They told the large by radio to their ground they were tired but happy and were glad to do our part to publicize Yumas year round flying i resented by Omar joint chiefs of staff Bradley also is on a threenation British French standing group which will have some of the functions of a high Summon Planners The military committee was summoned to its first meeting Thursday Another new a military production and supply was tentatively called to meet in London in Decem Other agencies formally set up and given official directives were regional planning A communique said These agen cies will commence planning under a broad concept for the integrated defense of the north Atlantic The communique said members of the defense committee showed a common desire to make the north Atlantic area peaceful through united The committee must allot spe cific defense roles to each of the pact The and Britain presumably will be made responsible for keeping open the north Atlantic sea lanes in the event of This action is necessary before arms shipments can Truman is to sign Thursday at 11 EST the arms aid bill just approved by con i Forrest Donnell of Mis Homer Capehart of In Eugene Millikin of Colo rado and John Foster Dulles of New Dulles is the GOP standard bearer against Democratic nominee Herbert Lehman in the special New York senate race next Taft and the other three senators are up for election in Keenan jgave special AFL in dorsementand a promise of help in their reelection efforts next year of three Republicans and five Dem ocratic They are Aiken Tobey Myers McMahon Elbert Thomas Hill and Pepper Flag Waves Atop Skeleton Of New Center NEW 5 blue and white flag of the United Nations Hew atop the steel skel eton of the new headquar ters building It symbolized the completion of the steel framework of the 39story modernistic skyscraper along the East While a score of international delegates looked Trygve the executive handed the flag to the superin tendent 6f gtcel It was passed on to the high steel men themselves and broken out from the topmost The 42nd street and East River will have two wide sides that are all m my cabinet are such that I am no longer the man to be in com The Communist and nonCom munist unions demanded higher wages to meet the threat of higher prices as a result of The cabinet had met almost daily for two and onehalf weeks to work out a Interpretive Page CoL 5 Full Committee Rejects Olds Boyle Steps In 5 Democratic national committee launched a fight Wednesday night for confirmation of Leland Olds for a third term on the federal Capt John Crommelin Embattled defense plan STIRS TWO PROBES Adds 11 Million to Defeats GOP Substitute 5 house Wednesday night passed a farreaching new social security bill which would bring more persons under old age pensions and increase benefits by more than Passage was by 333 to 14 roll call Final action came after two days of debate and the defeat on a 282113 roll of a Republicansponored substitute which would have provided fewer benefits and smaller tax The bill now goes to the which already has ruled out any chance of action before next Largely Redeems Pledge by Truman The house backed as a compromise the administra goes a long way toward meeting Harry S Trumans request for such which was one of his major campaign issues last year and one of the planks in the Democratic plat The G 0 P substitute was offered by Noah Mason It called for smaller increases in social security eliminated disability pensions provided in the administration Republican leaden conceded in advance that it had no chance of Navy Captain Identified As Note GoBetween power the senate commerce committee had disregarded a plea from Harry S vot ing 10 to 2 to reject Olds nomina The senate still must Democratic Chairman William Boyle disclosed that he has sent telegrams to all members of the national committee and to state chairmen and vice chairmen asking them to let their senators Know that the people want Olds Blames Boyle noted that Truman wrote the senate Tuesday declar ing that powerful corporations are opposing and he added Commissioner Olds has stood for what the Democratic party has best interests of the general public in the public utility Defeat of his nomination would be a defeat for the millions of Americans who are entitled to fair power rates and a victory for lobbyists and the Re publican The 102 committee vote against Olds made it extremely doubtful the senate would heed Tru mans charge that powerful cor porations are seeking to block the Senator Reports Tally Chairman Edwin Johnson reported the unfavorable recommendation to the thus giving the chamber itself an op portunity to vote on the By its vote the committee upheld a 7 to 0 tally against Olds by a subcommittee Administration leaders indicated the senate probably will not be asked to vote before Lyndon Johnson the subcommitte said Democratic Leader Scott Lucas told him he wants the senate to act as soon as Olds was criticized at subcom mittee hearings for his radical writings in the 1920s and for his on federal regulation over the natural gas Olds admitted he wrote radically as a young man but said he did so to shock the people into seeking rc 1 5 UPl Navy John embattled critic of the unified de fense was revealed Wednes day night to be the man who gave the press confidential documents charging that the navys morale was shattered and the national de fense Crommeiins designed to get a hearing for a widespread navy feeling that the air force is elbowing the navy toofar outof the defense has started two The house armed services com mittee has ordered a hearing with toplevel admirals as Denfield Probe And Louis chief of naval di rected an investigation into the release of the He called this release a grave infrac tion of Crommelin has indicated he ex pects a court and specu lation Wednesday night was that he will get although Denfield had io immediate The Crommelin disclosure was the second development of the day bearing on the tugofwar be tween the navy and the air Earlier in the the navy an nounced that Cedric civilian naval official who wrote the nowdiscredited memo blast ing the air forces B36 super bomber had quit his job over a month Navys Report Belated The navys disclosure came be latedly a few minutes after the house armed services committee demanded that Worth be The which was circulated anonymously at first charged that the B36 was obsolete and that political connivance re sponsible for its continued con The Worth charges blew up when he recanted most of them wartime car rier last Monday handed to reporters letters written to of the Navy Francis Mat thews by three One of Vice Gerald Bo commander of the first task force in the said navy morale has plummeted almost to despondency because of policies followed in the defense Denfield and commander the Pacific appended forwarding en dorsements praising Den field later said the endorsements did not mean they approved Bo gans At the time Crommelin gave the statements to reporters he stipulated that his name not to a radio com mentators broadcast Wednesday had the effect of cancelling the Searches For Lost C47 5 twoengined transport carrying nine men Is missing and presumed down between here and the air force said Wednesday All available planes at the Boiling Field air force base are joining in the search for the a C47 whiaB was due to arrive at Brookley air about The ship carried fuel for about nine hours flying it left here at an air force spokesman The men aboard included four officers and five enlisted Seven made up the The re maining two were aerial hitch one of them stationed at Fort George and the other at Fort Boiling field listed among the men on the niissing John pilot 1st Frank copilot John 1st Charles Silver Walter and Staff Reginald Fal Names of the other three men were withheld pending delays in notifying next of The bill would make the most drastic changes in the social se curity law since its enactment in It would Increase social security taxes from the present 1 each on em ployers and employes to on Jan 1950 2 each on 1951 on I960 8 on and each on Collect the taxes on the first of an employes annual in come instead of the first as at Cover MOM Broaden coverage to include about more bringing total coverage to about The newly covered would be selfemployed other than dentists and certain other professionals tic workers whose cash earnings exceed 126 in Afly tflWemdnth period employes on nonprofit in stitutions state and local govern ment employes when then is a federalstate agreement arid mis cellanous Repeal the law passed last year exempting life and otter commission driver lessees of taxicabs and others Apt on a straight salary basis from Collect the Taxes Increase the benefits both for those already drawing retirement pay and for those who will go on the rolls in the The In creases would average about for those on the rolls now and about 80 for those who would draw benefits in the Increase the minimum benefit from to a maximum that could be paid to any family would be increased from the present to a Provide benefits for total and permanent regardless of on the same basis as that pro vided for a person who has reached the retirement age of Boost Earnings Permit a person who is 65 or older to earn up to a month without sacrificing his retirement Give veterans of World War II an arbitrary wage credit of per month for each month they spent in Under pres ent law no such provision is Revise the program under which federal financial aid Is given to the needy the and dependent children to provide also for the needy who are permanently and totally BOOST FOR WORKERS Heres Pension Benefit Table 5 is a table illustrating monthly benefits for retired workers under social security com paring benefits of present law with the ex panded program in the house Wednesday bill approved by the Average Monthly Wage Present Law Single 50 100 150 200 250 300 Present Law New Bill New Bill Married Single Married X X Worker Covered for 5 Years 21 26 32 37 42 Y 32 39 47 55 63 Y 26 51 56 62 67 72 Insured Worker Covered for 10 Years 50 100 150 200 250 300 X 22 28 33 38 44 Y 33 41 5t 58 66 Y 26 52 58 63 68 74 38 77 85 92 100 108 39 79 87 94 102 110 with wife 85 or r Average Present Present Monthly Law Law New Bill New BUI Wage Single Married Single Married X X Insured Worker Covered for 20 Years 50 100 150 200 250 300 24 30 36 42 48 Y 36 45 54 63 72 Y 28 55 60 66 72 77 40 80 91 99 107 116 Insured Worker Covered for 40 Yeari 100 150 200 250 300 35 42 49 56 Y 52 63 74 84 T 60 66 72 78 84 80 108 117 126 Y present law includes wages only up per tt i I   

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