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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 13, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intersteutahi Network Station Moadar Thnuffe mew r alt Cab iribunr WEATHEB rievdy s rrUay with msltiMi ivwvjnb fhfls ft 182 SALT LAKE THURSDAY OCTOBER PRICE FIVE CENT BULLETIN A roaring Maze at Hygelalce 1208 broke out about Thursday following loud explosion in the firms engine Jackson S4S Edith night Mid he WM making his through the engine on the south side of the when he Hnelled He left after which a compressor ex Near the apex of the the blast knocked out nuMonry and twisted steel gird The fire spread over the First alarm was given station 3 at amand a second alum came at The blase attracted hundreds of Su gar House and passing did not know what caused the explo but theorised that the com pressor may have been over They declined to give any estimate of The main blast was loud enough to rouse nearby neigh Hugh IMS 21st mid she had Just gone to bed when the muffled boom caused her to investi firemen arrived at the scene the amonla fumes had not spread to the outside employes of the firm donned gas masks to enter the structures engine room In an attempt to shut off the supply of the At smoke and fumes still were pouring from the A driving rainstorm which at first sided efforts to control the flames let up about Flexible Farm Price Bill Passes Senate Measure Would Support Basic Crops at 7590 of Parity 12 senate Wednesday ap proved by voice a longrange farm bill which would put flexible price supports under the nations agriculture despite Harry S Trumans desire for permanent highprice The measure goes back to the house which has passed a oneyear extension of the present rigid system of price If the two chambers fail to agree on a compromise before ad the Republicanspon sored HopeAiken law with its even lower flexible price supports would become effective automati cally on The senate adopted an amend ment restricting crop imports which some Democratic leaders described as so terrible that it probably will lead to a presiden tial veto of the entire Restrict Crop Imports The sponsored by Warren would prevent the State department from writing any trade agreement that would per mit a foreign country to dump crop surpluses on the market in competition with American Major effect of the new bill would be felt by the socalled basic rice and They would be supported at 90 of parity during the first year of the After support prices woult vary between 75 and 90 of parity depending upon the Tobacco would remain rigid at 90 as long as acreage controls or marketing quotas were in ef Eagente as second petticoat TRUMAN BID Woman Eyed As Envoy To Denmark 12 Eugenie a surprised Democratic committeewoman from Red was nominated by Harry S Truman Wednes day to be the new American am bassador to Forty years old and will be the nations first full fledged lady ambassador and its second current petticoat Merle partythrow ing is the minister to the grand duchy of the national committeewoman from helped spearhead the Truman Barkley campaign in her state last Says Shes Liberal Quitting her music career to en ter politics in she allied her self with Hubert Hum then mayor of Minne and helped organize a state chapter of the Liberal Americans for Democratic She said she was surprised to find herself an ambassadorial nominee in view of her liberal rec Most of them are usually con I she a mother of two children and wife of an was named to succeed Josiah Marvel of Delaware who resigned as am bassador to Senate Okeh The United States has been ex changing full ambassadors with Denmark since the A former lady Ruth Bryan was minister to Denmark Andersons nomination is subject to senate She said if she is she will pay close attention to inter national affairs in which she is keenly The slender softspoken nominee said she is some women interested only to prob Uut concern I Other Provisions The the socalled Anderson also would provide Mandatory price supports from 60 to 90 of parity for tung honey and Irish pota Mandatory supports for milk and butterfat at from 75 to 90 of Discretionary support of other noabasjc but storable crops at from 75 to 90 of parity if they are put under marketing A modernized version of formula intended to equalize farm income and farm purchasing power in relation to a base period in the NonBasic Commodities Discretionary support of other nonbasic commodities at levels up to 90 of The senate measure was drafted by Clinton former secretary of agri It completely ignored the principles of the administrations Brannan farm plan that was proposed by Andersons secretary of Charles with Trumans full The Anderson bill is expected to encounter stiff opposition in the It voted for rigid supports for one more year and Tru man now has said he favors Stirred Hot Debate The senate approved Ander sons proposal after a week of hot debate in the wake of Republican attacks on the Brannan It was termed a fraud on both farmer and consumer by Rob ert The Brannan proposal would let the price of farm products faU to market levels so consumers could benefit from cheaper gro cery Any to the fanner would be made up in a government Taft said this would lead even tually to complete government control of Senate Republican Leader Ken neth chal lenged the administrations lead ers to bring the Brannan plan up for a But Chairman Elmer of the sen ate agriculture said that ao legislator knew enough about it to cast an intelligent Senate Turns Olds Down ForFPCJob 21 Democrats Join 32 Republicans To Kill Proposal 13 senate Wednesday rejected the nomination of Leland Olds to another term on the Fed eral Powercommission despite Harry S Trumans party discipline campaign to get him The vote was 53 to Twentyone Democrats defied Truman to vote with 42 Re publicans to defeat the nomina 12 Senator Arthur Watldns Utah voted against confirma tion of Leland Elbert Thomas Utah was paired In favor of Voting with 13 Democrats for confirmation were Republican William and Wayne The came at after four and threequarter hours debate in a special night session during which Olds WM ly denounced aa a leftwinger with foreign ideologies and hailed a publicspirited official who sought to regulate powerful power Second Truman Defeat The senates action marked the second time this session that Truman has suffered a stinging defeat on a major appointment at least in of the political views held by his nomi Earlier the senate armed services committee shelved the nomination of former Wash ington Mon Wallgren as head of the National Resources board after his said he was soft toward Communists and was unfitted for the Truman withdrew the nomination at Wallgrens Before the Olds opponents repeatedly referred to articles he wrote for the Federated press some 20 years SUont on Beliefs They said he failed to repudi ate the expressed in them when he testified before a senate commerce subcommittee ering his Lyndon Johnsodn of Texas said during the debate preceding the vote If disloyalty to Inland Olds in a political I plead But Ill match my loyalty to my party ngainst Among those speaking in de fense of were Hubert Paul and George Scions Support AEC Attack Probe 12 The congressional atomic energy with six of its Repub lican members sharply Wednesday repudiated Bourke Hickenloopers incredible mis management charges against Chairman David LUienthal of the atomic energy commis By a nine to six party line the committee adopted a re port clearing Lilienthal and prais ing his civilian commission for achieving great progress in A bomb production since taking over from the army in Iowa Republican who fired a critical broadside at Lilienthal last served notice that the GOP members will file a minority report Blast Hiekenlooper While the test of the majority report was not immediately made a draft version had been seen by reporters Written largely by committee Chairman Brien McMahon Vicechairman Carl it dismisses Hickenloopers attack on Lilien thal as a hodgepodge of vague and sweeping denunciations which were not substantiated by lengthy public hearings held by the committee last Hickenlooper attacked the ma jority report as a cleverly writ ten white wash and said that it ignored strong evidence of soft policies toward subversives and even Communists on the part of the How They Voted Voting for the majority re port were Democratic Tom Edwin Richard Paul Tex Henry Melvin and Out The Republicans opposed were Hlckcnlnoper and Eugene William Know Sterling Charles and Jamta Van Famous Admirals Level Salvos At Johnsons Cut Navy Stand Solon Raps Secretarys Oct 12 of Defense cut the navy policy underwent a mounting from famousname admiral Wednesday and a key congressman ciuwd Johnson of making grand stand economy The heat on Johnson increased terrifically ai William Bull Halsey called for completion aircraft carrier United canceled by The of the Pacttie lambasted the air forces B4t bomber before the houss armed services said it warm only for aMfe bombing operations against in andhesai Fund Bill On Cash Hike 12 The congressional deadlock over funds for the air force continued Wednesday night as the senate refused to provide an additional dustries I he said a never yet won a war against aa enemy with an army in Ailing Ernest top man of navy in World War seat the a statement that we have ft over ihasts Tenacious Battle Yet Has His Say Fleet William BvO looks sternly at Metvia Price Dn as be an swers questions at hearing on defense Habey put spurs to super carrier nod by Signs Truman Bill Raising Military Pay 12 UP Harry S Truman Wednes day signed legislation raising the salary of every member of the amed first pay Increase iii 40 The measure gives a raise to every sailor and marine from the lowest recruit to the highest general or Most of the increases go to topranking officers who got their last pay raise in The overall cost of the pay boosts was a whose salary was raised from to a month during World War will get a fivedollaramonth But some brigadier generals will get an almost 50 counting basic pay and How it Works Under the new married of ficers will receive the following increases Major generals and above and their navy counterparts who have 32 years a month in pay and allowances to a Brigadier generals and their navy counterparts who have 20 years service from a to Second lieutenants and ensigns will be raised from to a 6 Increase In the officers have re ceived a 5 increase for every three years of The new law takes away this increase from officers who fail to win promotions within specified periods of Military personnel in the United States and overseas will receive their first monthly increase on Oct it The president also signed a bill increasing the pay of certain medical and surgical employes of the Veterans At the same he asked congress to revise pay schedules for other medical personnel of the govern ment along similar 4813 Senate Vote Gives Korea Million Aid ia senate Wednesday 48 to aa administration bin authorising for economic aid to republic of Approval quickly after Chairman Tom Connally of the foreign relations committee urged it in inter est of economic and political stability of new republic and of the security of Pending appropriation of Reconstruction Fi nance is authorised to ad vance through Economic Cooperation adminis which will administer It also BCA to make available to Korea 10 merchant ships of not more than 3900 gross tons PICTURE DARKENS Coal Miners Shun Offer Of Contract Renewal By ASSOCIATED PRESS The striking United Mine Work ers refused an offer Wednesday to renew their contract two Government prodding brought the operatots and union togetfaer in v John did not Hes expected at re sumption of the talks Thursday in White Sulphur Springsand Only Hopeful Sign Continuance of the coal talks was the only hopeful sign in Americas darkening economic pic no hint of peace in the steel PhiHp president of the CIO United made a nationwide radio pealing to the public to back his Czechs Forfeit Shops After Owner Arrest 12 government is seiz ing shops owned by men arrested in the sweeping raids now in progress in Czechoslovakia and is reopening them as nationalized reliable informants said Wednesday Arrests are here and in the advloes No body knew the number of persons But it was estimated that up to persons had been ar rested in Prague and up to 000 It was confirmed that one small Prague still bearing the name of its been reopened as a branch of the nationalized Odkolek bakery Hang New Signs The Odkolek sign was in the window of small situated in a quite side street near the midtown Wenceslaus in evidence of the new Hubalek has Neighbors said he was arrested hut Reports which could not be sub statiated said some butcher and druggist shops also had been na tionalized after the arrrest of their Persons arrested In ad dition to engineers and professional menu Informants say thatso far as is known no physicians have been ar demands for free pensions and in The offer to renew Lewis con tract for two more years came from northern and western soft coal Consolidation Coal Mwal of old agreement until was operators and final Amos added the want unrestricted of our That simply means the oper ators insist Lewis discard the con tract clause saying miners work only when willing and The UMW hasnt specified its exact But Lewis has let it be known he wants an increase in the 20centaton payments to Us welfare and pension Rail Meet Negotiations in Chicago over a rail union demand for a third crew member on multiple unit Diesel engines broke up without a settle The Brotherhood of Loco motive Firemen and Enginemen has threatened a strike unless its demand is A railroad spokesman said has been set for further A presi dential fact finding board has re jected the supporting the carriers claim that a third man is All la quiet in the Setup Meetings The Conciliation and Mediation service is setting up separate meetings with union and company representatives in an effort to end the 12day strike of the CIO United Steelworkers for free pen sions and The first ses sion win held with Bethlehem Steel Thursday in New Over the the number of jobless in allied industries is climbing slowly past the mark but sharp increases hi unem ployment are expected next week as mills and plants in every state run out of steel and coal The trade journal Iron Age pre dicted the nation can expect of the worst tieups in its history unless some real bargaining takes place in the steel Held a It hi reported that those ar rested are being rushed to district police stations to await transpor tation to a concentration camp at Svaty Jan Pok Skakm St John under No household knew where would can next with summons for All official sources comment on reported that a tunofttedxtvewextoUnawouM be allowed to return thrw months if would sign a volun tary giving up his prop to expand the air forces during the next By a voice vote that sounded unanimous Elmer Thomas won senate insistence upon providing funds only for the 48group combat air force asked by Harry S Previously the house had in sisted upon the extra millions to build the air power up to 58 Repeats Opposition At a White House conference with members of the senate ap propriations committee earlier Truman repeated his opposition to the 58group But senators said Truman seemed to string along with house oh a second issue that has held up the huge military ap propriations They told reporters that Truman said he would accept house proposal oft funds for stoek pilmg war The senate to cut house by Just where this me isnt Should fassei Some sort of military appropria tions bill should have been passed last to provide funds for the fiscal year starting July But the senate was slow getting around to the appropriations and when it these conflicts came Congress has been appropriat ing socalled stopgap funds to keep the military establishment ing the atom bomb and the that was planned to deliver it He said that any war plans or peace deprive navy of its combatant strength will become the plans for our own Richard commander in eastern At antic and testified that if war should would need more naval strength than entire navy now His resppa slbilittejt increasing but his tools are Thomas commander of the eastern sea fron protested a Maginot mentality he might fatal to countrys efforts to prevent destruction of civilisa Then Carl Vinson chairman of the house commit cut loose at Noting that the deredait army and air Viason witaattt before bad even bsoh Calling this i vSnson said Whan a BUI is pswBng and further review of funds is thea he should going since July But hut authorization ran out at midnight Technically at the armed are ACHESON SAYS German State Red Puppet 12 of State Dean Acheson Wednesday denounced the new east German republic as a Russian pup pet state that has no legal valid ity or foundation even among the German Asserting that the infant regime was created by Soviet and Com munist he said in a state ment that such a government can not claim by any democratic stand ard to speak for Germans in the Soviet and certainly not In the name of Germany as a Acheson issued his statement at a press conference as munists clinched control of the new east German government and Premier Otto Grotewhot in his maiden speech to the legislature denounced the United States and its western allies for splitting Navy Levek Mothball Guns At Huge Air Oct 12 navy Wednes day night laid Its two big 92ton Constitution wartime developed 168passenter win be put in storage because they cost too much to The experi mental planes coat a total of The navy amid which were to have been used for transPacific cost three or four times at much to operate as smaller fourengine C54 type aow in The first of the with more than 1000 noun of flying will be mothballed at Lfchfleld Park and the same fate awaits the other when it hat logged 500 hours it was The built by art fourmotored with a load capacity a range of more than 5000 miles and a top speed of over 300 Although the navy did not adapt the Constitutions for combat navy aoorcw said Wg planes conid used as troop hospital and as flying aircraft control centers equipped with radar and radio to guide fighter planes to an Zlariftf fWr are not playing fair with congress when they go about makmg a record as without consulting the hinted that Harry 8 Truman is support ing his defense A reporter asked Wednesday if he had received as that president is aking him If he wasnt X wouldnt hold ing down this Johnson Halaty made days most dra matic Be out of re tirement to spearhead a fresh navy drive for retention of its present fast carriers and for permission to build United States as the prototype of a new car riers operating planes of increased Chairman Vinson questioned Pacific veteran with obvious And Short of ranking Republican member of the heaped such praise on his id that the largely naval an burst into prolonged ap who told a re porter spends hi capital front his home in to back claim that atom bombing of industrial cities with the air forces bomber would not win a war with Seated before the CffcU fat a civilian shut and of white and nad a statement typed m totters nearly of an iaca so that wooknVt to His hair is and he is so deaf that bad to chair and staad tow feet of faw wait as square as plain as of unite aa just w waatoa on Feart Harbor brought Umtort tl their burning he as wouUbo oosjtevjfad VMM bonbsn etSTar aMSSt I I   

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