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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 15, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS lotermontaln Network Station KALL Honda Through Friday WEATHER iBcrtMlng Ugh eloudlBCM And on H 1 SALT LAKE SATURDAY OCTOBER PRICE FIVE CENTS New officers of the Utah Education were named Ray Pleasant and Francis vice receive congratulations from dean of the University of Texas school of speaker at the UEA Conclave Hits Stride With Election of Officers By JEAX BICKMORE The convention which drew some 6500 members of the Utah Educa tion to Salt Lake City gained momentum as mem bers of the group heard addresses from nationally noted educators elected an elementary princi pal as their next Climaxing the second general announcement was made that Ray Pleasant Utah and teacher in Central was elected president of the organiza tion to serve for one Snow College Aid Francis member of the faculty of Snow Eph Sanpete was elected and foremost jis a laboratoryjwhere vice and Lee VJ and Golden Fillmore were elected to serve threeyear terms on the board of Cain is principal of Ogdens Lincoln Moffitt is sup erintendent of Provo city schools and Wright is principal of Millard high The second general held Friday evening in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day came at the end of a busy day for the who had spent most of the day in sec tion Featured Speaker Featured speaker was dean of the University of Texas school of who said that school should serve first Hershey Hints At Draft Call youth and adults practice until both heads and hearts are equipped to wage As prerequisites for promoting peace Haskew listed four kinds of knowledge A brand new insight into the nature of other people that gets to the basic reasons why other people behave just as we j would in their j Knowledge of the interna 14 UP tional facts of Lewis director of selective said Friday there was reason for thinking High Skills Needed High skill in the techniques there would be another draft call of writ in the near speaking and here on a visit to state in managing group af selective service headquarters timated that the armed forces are about men below strength at the present Pracitce in discovering the po the and j essential oneness ol individ we stopped drafting wejuals is the key to successful good over he the speaker Final general session of the three day meet will be Saturday at in the and will feature addresses by newly elected head of the National Education and educa tional vice president of then Uni There have been no draft calls since the first of the Hershey said he had not re ceived any orders for a new but said the manpower shortage was grounds for thinking there would be one We must continue to register HJ i r every boy of 18 and continue clasversity of Southern sifving those of Hershey Members or secondary and is life education sections of the If you live in a dangerous A heard an analysis by world anything you do to prevent educational war is not he See Page Column 6 REPORTS SAY Chinese Reds Enter Canton Fighting Nears Hong Kong HONG 15 f The Chinese maritime cus toms office said Saturday it had received a report that Communist troops have entered The same report was carried in Chinese press Other Communist troops cut of Canton and fighting rages Nationalist troops abandoned their positions on the mainland about 60 miles north of said there wero unconfirmed re ports of arrangements to surren der the city Friday Can ton or early The reports said sharp fighting broke out just north of The city vis on the railway about midway between Canton and Hong It is 60 miles north of the border of this British crown col The accounts said a strong Communist force attacked a fully border of this crown j ioaded Nationalist train it The border troops were said to I crossed a be withdrawing westward to be evacuated by They appeared to be clearing out ahead of the reported push south of The dispatch direct from Canton was delated 17 It Heres Calendar For Todays UEA Meetings Following is a list of meet ings scheduled for Saturday at the Utah Education con vention 9 Utah Library Midvale city Final general as sembly Noon Utah Association of School Beau Brummel Library section and Utah Li brary Midvale city hall Utah Home Economics Coveys Coffee Lewis Proffers Fund To Aid Steel Strike WHITE SULPHUR 14 Lewis made a spectacular bid Fri day lor labor offering to contribute to a pool to help the striking Congress of Industrial Organizations Steal workers win a vital economic con tossed a bombshell into the coal and steel strikes by shelving for the moment the idleness of his own United Mine Workers to go to the aid of another LewU appealed to a union American Federation of Labor William to tsk at least nine of his wealthiest unions The unpredictable Lewis thus to match a contribution of 000 weekly by the Financtal Credit This financial as Lewis called would enable the United Steel workers to win beyond per adventure the monumental con flict which Is now he Green he had not received the letter in which Lewis made his amazing proposal so he declined Philip the Steelworkers refused to reveal his feelings In official at A headquarters were cool to Lewis One said Certainly Capable If the Steelworkers need any they are certainly capable House Passes Billion Arms Aid Bill 14 UP The house passed a 000 foreign arms appropriation to counter aggression in Europe Friday and insisted on a 58group air force for the nations It turned down flatly a senate proposal that a decision on the size of the air force be postponed until next The dispute is holding up a de fense department appropriation The favoring the 48 group force recommended by Harry S voted Thursday to extend the defense emergency spending power until That would have let congress adjourn this session without settling the air force Emergency Spending The house shouted down a post ponement and voted to extend the emergency spending authority only until next House lead ers said they were determined to win approval for an enlarged air force before congress goes The foreign aid appropriation was rushed through the house in record time by voice vote after a state department warning of Rus sias long record of broken prom threatened aggression and subversive fifth column The bill now goes to the senate where it may be taken up Satur Full Amount The house passed the measure only two hours after its appropria tions committee had recommended the full amount asked by Tru man to provide am munition and other military sup plies for foreign countries the threat of Communist aggres Frank Keefe protested the swift The committee doesnt even know if the justification sent in by the departments are he But you are sub serviently going to accept Keefe offered a motion to send the bill back to committee for fur ther study but it was rejected by a standing vote of 68 to European Partners The bill includes of arms aid to 11 European part ners in the North Atlantic Defense pact half in cash ajid half in con tract Only of it can be until Truman certified that the pact nations have cqmpleted their mutual defense of asking for it The miners strike started 19 and the steel walkout on In leaping to the fore for the 69yearold mine leader gave the impression at least of shrugging off sometimes bitter differences with the other two union Murray once was Lewis ttp They split over CIO policies and support of the late Franklin Lewis Pulled Out Murray went on as head of the CIO after Lewis left the organ ization which he helped build out of the A F L in The AFL and CIO havent cooperated even Lewis has taken his miners in and out of both unions because of spats with Murray and The steel Involving 000 threatens to spread next week to the remainder of the Murray union membership in fab ricating Most fabricators contracts expire The re mainder run out between now and 11 Reds Face 10 Years Lawyers Jailed Counsel Cited for Contempt Start Terms on 15 NEW 14 of Americas top Com were convicted Friday of a plot to advocate violent revolu tion in the United They were hustled into a guarded van and whisked off to jail within an hour to await sentence next They face of 10 years in prison and a fine A jury reached Its guilty ver Romney Urges Strong GOP 50 Campaign 14 lican chairmen from 15 midwest states urged Friday night an ag forthright campaign in j The rest of the money includes 1950 to convince the public there j set aside for nonCom is no cowardice in the munist to be spent at the j A statement in behalf of the party leaders at the Republican presidents discretion and in military aid for Korea and the Philip midwest chairmens conference was issued by Vernon Romney of Attached to the arms bill was a rider providing funds for various government agencies and for urgent military con struction in Alaska and chairman of the arid Bernard Levander of Face the Issues It said we insist that all regardless of the level of the office face up the issues in an fearless manner so that everyone will know where the party and each candidate Sttae chairmen attending the twoday meeting which opened Friday are from Minne South Couuis 150 Million 14 INS census bureau said Friday the population of the United including armed forces probably will pass the Promised Strike Murray has promised to strike all but the 14 fabricating com panies which have agreed to his free pension and insurance de Lewis and soft coal operators from the northern and mines had more words here Fri day and recessed until next Tues without progress in their strike The same recess was taken by southern who will resume their negotiations at next Base Point Bill Compromise Passes House 14 The house Friday passed a com promise basing point bill intended to exempt uniform delivered pric ing practices from the antitrust The revised measure now goes to the By a roll call vote of 179 to it first refused to reject a senate house compromise Wright Patman Texas made the motion to turn down the com charging that it meant repeal of the antitrust by another roll call vote of 200 to the house agreed to conferees recommendations for settling the differences between the bills passed by the two Wording Disputed These differences centered al most entirely on language govern ing protection of small 150 million mark sometime this led by Chairman Em Acting census director I manuel Celler of the British authorities said it was unlikely any trains will leave for Canton in view of the unsettled The railway to Canton is jointly owned by the British and North Colo Wyoming and New Panel discussions behind closed doors occupied most of j Chairman Guy Gabrielson of the Republican national committee j wilt address the group GOP Victory Must Declaring that only by Repub lican victories in the 1950 and 1952 elections can the nation sur vive as a constitutional republic of selfgoverned the conference recommended A GOP program to en courage the Americans who did not vote in 1948 to go to the polls in Organization of young Repub lican groups on every major col lege Encouragement of es pecially to seek positions on state and county executive com Formation unrter Republican sponsorship of nonpartisan dis cussion groups on all key Increase in the activities of women voters and giving them full representation in party coun Phillip Hauser based his pre dictions on a report that the popu house judiciary charged the conferees version would emas lation totaled as of last culate Clayton act protections of Hurricane Moves Up Atlantic Intensity Grows 14 A small but growing hurricane with winds up to 85 miles per hour whirled northeastward up the Atlantic east of the Bahama islands Friday toward the trans Atlantic shipping The hurricane warning serv ice here located the storm at 11 about 410 miles east of the British resort island of Nassau and warned that it probably would increase in size and The hurricane was accompanied by heavy Squalls blew over a 200mile area to the All shipping in the area and in the path of the storm was advised to batten This is a danger ous small a hurri cane warning service advisory and it will probably con tinue to increase in small The socalled baaing point bill amends the antitrust laws to de clare that it is not an unfair busi ness practice for acting independently and not in collu to quote or sell their products at delivered prices and to absorb freight charges to meet competi tion in good Business Practice The practice of quoting at de livered contrasted with or mill long been followed by a large segment of Both house and senate wrote pro visions into the bill designed to protect small business and to re amendment to the Clayton act The senate version held that good faith in basing point prices could not be considered a defense where price discriminations will substantially lessen The house version said sellers could justify the price discrimina tion unless its effect upon competi tion may be prohibited by the As agreed to by the conferees and the will was Henry Has grass roots STOPS IN Solon Choice Of Robins Heads East With an avowed intention to back irrigation and reclamation projects for Idaho and the Henry Dworsnak left Salt Lake City Friday night for Washington to take his neat In the Dworshak was appointed Friday by Robins of Idaho to fill the terntoi the late Bert Grass Roots Background The senator said he has spent most of the summer getting a grass roots background on prob lems affecting the western area and its He Intends to re turn to Idaho immediately after congress adjourns to continue his I have traveled thousands of miles obtaining data on lumber and what is needed to develop the western he After spending 10 years in eight in the house and two in the I sort of lost touch with the people and their I can see that leg islators make a big mistake when they spend all their time in Wash and none in the home ter just before election the senator Extremely Interested I was extremely interested in mining problems brought out at the recent Western Mining Con gress meeting in he It will be my aim to support leg islation that will provide more in centive for development of exist ing mines and exploration Discussing he said he would work for the gigantic Palisades project on the upper Snake river and was interested in seeing that the Central Utah and Weber river projects are pushed along as fast as He said he would fight the Co lumbia Valley I am opposed to C V A because I feel the majority of people in Idaho are opposed to arbitrary governmental powers which would See Page Column Z diet in seven Before the stunning impact of the verdict wore Federal Judge Harold Medina grimly turned to the five defense attor neys and the top Eugene who argued his own and sentenced each to jail for con tempt during the ninemonths SO Days to Six Months The court ordered the lawyers to on terms vary ing from 30 days to six It was a dramatic ending to a bitter perhaps the longest federal criminal case in American Five defendants went to jail for contempt at one time or another as Judge Medina strove to halt wrangling that he said threatened his health and his Amid tile 39 weeks of Judge Medina never used his gavel But when things got out of hand he called on marshals to bring order to his firstfloor He accused the defense laywers Friday of working in shifts to badger the Revile Justice Also working in shifts outside on many a day of the trial were noisy proCommunist They reviled Medinaand American jus tice with slogans and AS late as Thursday they still lingered in Foley square where the courthouse Judge Medina refused a defense request to free the defendants on bail of Eight have been free on such The other three have been behind bars during out ofcourt hours aince their ball was remanded contempt The judge ordered all 11 Jailed until The jurys verdict and the courts action were a smashing onetwo blow to the Communist party in Will Be Appealed Harry Sacher said the jurys verdict and Judge Me dinas contempt sentences will be The supreme court will be the final The defendants were ready with a in advance of the They blamed it on Harry S Wall the Repub lican party and war They said the Communist party would continue despite the in famous verdict of this Hitlerlike In congressmen ap plauded when the verdict was an nounced on the Tom now a supreme court started the case in 1948 to try for a clearcut court ruling that the Communist party in America wasa revolu tionary 4 Vincent Quinn said the verdict firmly establishes just McGrath Gratified Howard McGrath called the outcome of the trial He would say no more although bombarded with questions about the longrun ef fect of the Whether the verdict would give the government a lever to vir tually outlaw the party remained to be For the first two months of the perhaps the longest federal criminal case in the de STARTED 17 Salient Facts In Red Trial NEW Oct iu what the Communist conspiracy trial was about On trial Eleven members of the national American politburo the Communist party In the The charge Conspiring overthrow of the government by When and where The trial that ended Friday opened last 17 in the federal courthouse on Foley square near New Yorkjs city Cost To the about To the about The judge Harold presiding at his first major trial since his appointment as a district The prosecutor John recently recommended for pointment as a district The jury Eight women and four foreman TheUna Negro One juror was excused during the trial because of and was replaced by one of tour the rerdlct All defendants to be sen tenced next Maximum penalty possible for each 10 years In one defendant and five defense lawyers were crinv Inal contempt and sentenced to 30 days to six months in See Page Column 1 the Senate Spends Futile Night 14 The senate held a night Priday night but made no progress toward a vote on more liberal displaced persons cey to congressional Wayne who accused fellow Republicans of the DP held the floor for nearly three hours with a speech about the proposed Columbia valley He dM not mention the DP When the lawmakers quit for he night at they had failed to set a deadline for voting on the refugee which administration leaders in tend to force through before let ting congress go home until Janu Senate Democratic Leader Scott said another attempt LO fix a voting hour for a critical est of the measure will be rcade ji a special Saturday Morse said the Republican filibuster was a great mistake and should be stopped immedi He then began his long Senate Republican policy leader Robert said it was extremely important to pass the Dill this year and insisted there las been ample time to discuss MINIMUM OF 75 CENTS Wage Bill Ready for Action 14 A bill raising the minimum wage in interstate commerce industries from 40 cents an hour to 75 was made ready Friday for ac by the house and in jacking up the wage the compromise bill which was worked out by a senatehoipe conference committee removes tain antimonopoly prohibitions law coverage from sev contained in the RobinsonPatman eral hundred thousand workers nqw Elbert Thomas Utah said it would be impossible to de termine the number so affected until the courts interpret the new Claude Pepper estimated that to 000 low paid workers would share some a year in pay increases on the basis of the new First tht then the sen must approve the conference committees compromise before it is sent to Harry S John Lesinski head of the house said the house probably will not act on the measure before About workers are covered by the present wagehour which blankets occupations regarded as necessary to the pro duction of items moving in inter state In Its the house voted to restrict coverage to occu pations indispensible to such pro Sponsors estimated this change would take more than workers out from under the The senate by other would have excluded about workers now under the In the tht house language was stituting the phrase directly sential to for indispensable The conferees voted to make the bill take effect 90 days after Its They also agreed to two provi sions affecting Under the present employes of papers including dailies which have a circulation of 3000 or less are The house wanted to raise the exemption level to The conferees settled on The new section would apply in circu lation in adjoining counties as well as thecounty of Only circulation in home counties now is The conference also voted to exclude newspaper de livery boyd from hour and child labor provisions of the The senate had insisted   

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