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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intonnotutaln Network Station EALJ Monet Through fttttft alt f ffibtw WEATHER little change to DtttJb Page Si 14 SALT LAKE FRIDAY OCTOBER 1W9 PRICE FIVE President Sees Crisis In Strikes Far Off Would Invoke TH Act in Event Of Coal or Steel Emergencies 27 Harry S Truman said Thursday he would invoke the TaftHartley law in the crippling steel and coal if such action becomes but that he does not believe a national emergency exists at Under the Truman could appoint a factfinding board to investigate the he then could ask the attorney general to obtain an 80day strike halting But before invoking the the president would have to proclaim an emergency threatening the na tional health and Does Not Exist This he told his news conference emphatically does not now exist and he went on to say that the country is a long way from a national emer The president was asked in an effort to end the he would use the Taft Hartley The controversial statute was passed over his veto and he is pledged to its He replied that he if ne and then added that he had not yet determined under any law on the he has power to seize the coal mines and steel as has been sug gested in several Cabinet Member On Wednesday night a cabinet member who asked that his name not be used said Truman planned to take action this week end in the coal and steel This was later denied at the White Federal Mediation Chief Cyrus Ching met in New York mean while with representatives of the Steel in an attempt to end the 27dayold steel Philip head of the striking Congress of Industrial After it submits its report Resistance Fighter Bidault Najned France Premier 28 Georges a wartime re sistance leader who served later as foreign was con firmed early Thursday as the new premier of The vote in the national as sembly was 367 for him and 183 He needed only 310 The action meant an end to Frances 23day governmental France has been without a cabinent since when the government of Henri Queuille unable to solve an economic deadlock caused by rising prices and frozen The vote given a member of the Popular Repub lican movement was much higher than had been expected even by his most ardent Organizations Steelworkers also was in New York but a union spokesman said no arrangement had been made for a meeting be tween Murray and The most hopeful note of the day was sounded by Chairman Eu gene Grace of the Bethlehem Steel He told a New York news conference his firm is willing and anxious to negotiate its Another Development Still another optimistic devel opment appeared in Wall street where stock prices rose SI to a Financial experts attributed the upturn to prospects of early industrial But these actions did not conceal the fact that some men now are out of work either directly or indirectly as a result of the Bteelcoal The twin walkouts already have forced the railroads suspend operations of 600 trains and lay off some Also on the darker the Automotive News reported in De troit that most automobile plants will finish this week with steel stocks perilously Indiana Governor In the Indiana governor asked cities and towns in his state to ration coal as long as the United Mine Workers stay on The miners already have been out 39 days and negotiations in their dispute have been recessed until next On top of all the Steel workers union announced it will strike against five Timken Roller Bearing plants in Ohio at mid night and in Pittsburgh the CIO United Electrical Work ers served notice they will press for a fourthround wage plus pensions and insurance bene Bridges Hints At Peace Feeler to 27 Leftist labor leader Harry Bridges hinted Thursday night of a peace overture aimed at narrowing the breach between his longshoremens union and the CIO in advance of the CIO It was the second apparently conciliatory move by a leftwing CIO affiliate threatened with ex pulsion at the convention here next The other was by the Electrical at a press disclosed that he and about a dozen rankandfile members of his union will meet Saturday with Philip CIO Eyes W F T TJ Bolt He said his union wanted to get straightened out on two mat ters right of in dividual unions and members to disagree with CIO partic ularly when it concerns The longshoremens member ship in the Communistdominated World Federation of Trade On the second Bridges said his union would be willing to withdraw from the WFTU to join a more rightwing organiza tion being set up if it can guaran tee us full support in time of Battles Expulsion This was considered a conces sion on the west coast union lead ers The WFTU issue has been a thorn in the CIOs side since the CIO itself voted to pull out of the Bridges declared that the only way well get out of the CIO is to get thrown Leaders of 11 oiher leftwing unions had hinted that they would Commons Vote Backs Attlee Party Policies Churchill Hits Labor Chiefs as Mental Bankrupts 27 house of commons gave the Labor government a vote of confidence Thursday night in its financial and economic policies after Winston Churchill denounced the Labor leaders as moral and mental The vote was 337 to 5 with the Conservatives A few minutes commons defeated a noconfidence motion in the government by a vote of 353 to the same vote as was cast earlier this month on the devaluation Censure Budget Cuts The Conservatives censure mo tion charged that the govern ments economic pro gram would fail to stop inflation at home or to increase Britains credit It would have de clared the economy program as The vote came after Herbert Labor parliamentary announced new budget cuts are coming The outcome was certain since the house is domi nated by the Labor party and Laborites were urged to attend in In last months debate on de the government de feated a Tory motion of 352 to and won its own con fidence motion 342 to In both cases the Communist members and expelled Laborites voted directly against the Uninspiring Debate The debate for two days on the governments pound economy program has been uninspiring although Thursdays session sometimes be came uproarious when Churchill clashed with the opposition Churchill turned loose the full blast of his oratorical powers in the closing minutes of debate Thursday He declared The government they Truman Ousts Admiral Denf eld In Climax to Unification Row Sherman Seen Successor As Chief of Operations has devalued have devalued the the British but most of they have devalued Predicts Labor Fall They have shown themselves not only financially but mentally and morally bankrupt Churchill predicted the Labor government would fall if it would let the people decide and said the government has failed in their duty to the nation and they will be severely judged by He accused the government of being mealy mouthed about using disinflation instead of de revaluation instead of de and no increase in per sonal incomes when what is meant is no pay Pilot Terrifies Lands To Shoot Self 27 UP A young aviator bent on suicide stole a small plane and dived it wildly for two hours over a terrorized populace early Thurs then landed it neatly and shot himself to Police Chief George identified the who had a brand new instructors ticket in his as Samuel Watkins wait to be thrown out of the CIO Of where the body rather than bolt from the parent I waa sent f0r The 12 representing about of the CIOs are accused of violating CIO Even in the absence of a formal secession the leftwing leaders may wage a vigorous fight on the convention 6 1 Injured as Amphiban Burns in England 28 including four were killed and a seventh badly injured early Thursday when their plane crashed and burned during a takeoff from Heathrow airport The lone survivor of the crash of the twinengined Grum man Mallard owned by the Superior Oil of Los was the American Identified only as he was thrown clear of the plane when it crashed into mud at the end of the runway and burst into The remaining two American crewmen were They were identified as pilot Jordan and radio operator Alao killed were two American Bob Lewis and James and two Home addresses were not im mediately Witnesses said the plane crashed after its port engine Fire fighters and rescue squads were hampered by knee deep muck and swirling fog which at times limited visibility to 50 The reportedly used to ferry company was w to He had been living in nearby Bellaire estates recently while try ing to find work as flight instruc Withheld Name Watkins had few acquaintances and Chief McClamma withheld the name of the young mans girl friend whom he telephoned about that he had decided to end his Half an hour the officer the headquarters switch board was jammed with frantic calls from virtually all sections of Clearwater that an unlighted plane was buzzing rooftops with aban The plane once swooped across the Memorial Causeway bridge so low that fishermen lining the rail dropped to their Flashed Over Heads Downtown citizens reported it once flashed so close over a boule vard that Watkins set face could be By now the airport runways were lighted by police cruisers and a short while the single seat Piper cub plunged out of the darkness toward the The opened a window and shouted to officers to get off the then made a perfect land As the plane police heard a pistol A revolver was found on the cockpit Wat kins had a bullet wound in one j I Principals in Latest Shakeup of Armed Forces Vice Forrest reportedly being groomed as successor to Louis right who WM fired Thursday by Harry S Truman as ranking admiral of navy Police Capture PairofS Escapees SPELLS DEFICIT HIKE For Million Budget pet 2 The federal government alreiay in the will ask congress to spend still more next it was disclosed Harry S Truman served notice a week ago he expects to ask congress to raise taxes next year to pull the government put of the Senate Republican Leader Ken neth Wherry ofNebraska pre dicted meantime that Democrats 27 JPt of the guntoting convicts who escaped from the New Castle county workhouse were captured Thursday night as police intensi fied their search for the six Captured by the Maryland state police are John Henry Bear and Jesse Ala fioth Minor was serving a life term for murder and Palmer 12 years j for Minor and Palmer were spotted by Delaware state police as they were speeding down route 40 in a stolen The car over turned near North about four miles from the Delaware state Cut OJf Escape The two men started to run but were nabbed by Maryland state po lice who had been speeding to cut them They were taken to the state police barracks at Cono there were reports that three other men had been picked up two at Gettysburg and one at hike demand but also will fail to cut spending enough to bal ance the budget Asks 4 He recalled that the first session of the Democraticsteered Slat con Truman Okehs Million Air Research 27 after an attempted The eight broke out of the New Castle workhouse near Wilming ton Wednesday AH were described as hardened criminals who would shoot to Discloses Threats the prison Frances reported that three of the fugitives claimed early this year they had told Delaware state police they could break out any These same Father Burns claimed they also told troopers less than two months ago they had obtained the equip ment necessary for that escape from prison Whether this is true or not probably never will be Supremacy In AAttack Held Nonsense 27 Communist head of Frances Atomic Energy com declared Thursday the United States is more danger ously vulnerable to atomic at tack than Soviet Any idea of American atomic supremacy over Russia is laugh able Curie said at a news No one can dismiss the fact that some of the worlds top nuclear scientists are at work for JollotCurie He contended that any superiority in numbers of bombs would be offset by the greater concentration of the American The French scientist is in Rome for a threeday meeting of a Communist called the World Committee of Partisans of which he signed a bill authorizing a expansion of design and research facilities for supersonic aircraft and guided The big building even tually to cost more than a billion includes construction a huge air engineering development cen ter and the erection of giant wind Defense officials have said the program is almost mandatory if the United States is to maintain its air superiority over Site Needs Water Congressional leaders warned during consideration of the bill that the age of intercontinental guided missiles is close at hand and that no nation is safe unless it stays ahead that The measure authorizes the air force to spend up to immediately to start work on the giant air development center where working models of trans sonic and supersonic planes and missiles will be The air force selected the site more than 16 months but has refused for security reasons to dis close the But it report edly will be somewhere in the west near a large body of water and where cheap power is On German Patten The to be patterned along lines of Germanys munde vast Peene will Include large testing two giant wind tunnels and a test station for highaltitude Largest single item in the bill is a authorization for an expansion of laboratory facili ties of the national advisory com mittee for aeronautics where new aricraft and missiles are developed and Six of the 22 wind tunnels au thorized would be erected at the NACAs three laboratories at iMoffett Langley air 1 force and quest this year for a 000 tax rise and that Chairman Walter George of the taxwrlUnf seMte wants to cut excise taxes from their wartime Wherry said they should be cut back to 1942 which would reduce government revenue about a Truman discussed next years spending plans Thursday with Budget Director Frank Pace Frame Budget Limits Pace told reporters afterward that the next budget will be more than and under but refused to give any Other sources that the budget being drafted for Truman to submit to congress in January runs above the he latt The latter figure was raised later by supplemental includ ing for foreign arms Congress approved appropriation bills that provided for actually spending more than 000 during the 1950 fiscal year which ends next June Deficit total Oaten Spending during the current fis cal year already has been running ahead of government Latest treasury figures show that since July the government has spent more than it Pace declinedto discussthe gov ernments currentfinancial posi tion before a midyear analysis of the budget he is scheduled1 to make public next There was no official indication why next years budget should be but it presumably would include requests for funds to fi nance a host of social and economic programs which the president has asked congress to BYJULY 1 27 who charged that the navys offensive power being ruined under the unified defense was fired Thursday by Harry S Truman from post as the nations top Truman told his news conference he was ousting Deaf eld as chief of naval operations on the advice of of the Navy Francis that it was vital for the rood of coun said in a letter to the president A military establishment Is not a political Integrity of command is indispensable at att No TwUlgkt There can bt no twilight MM in the measure to su and respect for authority existing between various official Inability to conform to such for military stability would disqualify any of us from positions subordinate to the eom DehfeM himself heard the when an aide handed him a cop of a ticker Re was attending a meeting of the Joint chiefs of the development came on what used to be navy a day of celebra tion for the nations sea Truman told reporter he did not know whether Denfeld would accept transfer to other duties or Denf eld had na immediate statement Admiral Support The removal came even as some congress members demanded that the admiral not be Some others that action was necessary in view of the angry row in the armed stnr Dewey Short who had warned against any arising from testimony given by aomirkis and ftstMrals In re cent bouse armed services com Men Must Quit Navy 27 CTPB navy and the marine corps will have to drop men and officers by July 1 out of the total reduction in military strength required by Defense Louis Johnsons economy defense offi cials said The cut in navy man power was disclosed on the navy day anniver sary which is no longer being cele brated as the result of Johnsons order consolidating all service day celebrations into a single armed forces day for the third Saturday in Trimmed by Army Gordon Gray an nounced Tuesday that army strength will be trimmed approxi mately by next The air force will drop only 4000 officers and All three services are reducing their uniformed and civilian per sonnel to meet the July 1 deadline when Johnsons budget goal of a year will become This budget will repre sent a cut of nearly from the present fiscal years budget of not in eluding fehse ii The Defense department previ ously announced it is dropping civilians and re serve and temporary officers from its pay rolls by next spring as part of the economy Strength Comparison A comparison of and air force and the contemplated July 1 sice follows IttO Army Now Air force Johnsons economy experts as signed temporary cuts of 000 for the for the and for tae air Alaskan Gold Strike Flops 27 UP government Thursday wrote off the gold for the time being at as a false The Bureau of Land Manage ment said its district manager at Fred re ported that the onlypersons mak ing money are bush pilots who are ferrying wouldbe in and out of the isolated Some nuggets have been Weiler but the ac tual value of all gold actually taken from the ground probably wouldnt exceed Gold was found in the region several weeks ago and Weiler re ported that some 300 persons ruahed to the But he added that only 50 stayed to do any mittet said when he heard the news that he Well have to do something about it when we come back ia Short Bates Kefauver said he regretted the and Landsdale Sasscer called Penfelds removal a setback to Fears Testimony Flog Criticising what he termed goosestepping 8as scer declared it is now a ques tion whether congressional com mittees will be able to get In formation from high government officials without their being threatened with removal by the But Paul Kilday said Denf eld has challenged civilian control of the armed serv ices and had impaired his useful The demotion of Denf eld to un specified other duties came two weeks after the 58yearold testifying on Capitol secured the military high com mand of waging a campaign to strip the navy down to a mere convoy and antisubmarine serv Dismissal Forecast Despite official Denf elds departure from the high defense post had been heralded for Only a few before Trumans Leslie Arends charged that a campaign of terror has been initiated in the with Denf eld marked as the first victim of reprisals arising from the quarrel among the nations top military Arends called for swift action by the house armed services com to block any punitive ac tion against But Chair man Carl Vinson of the See Page RADIOS IN BUSES Washingtonians Jam Hearing 27 booing Washingtonians jammed a big hearing room Thurs day to vent their feelings about an Issue that has split the radios in trolleys and Opposing factions paraded a long string of witnesses to relate what they think of the news and advertising which is piped via loud speaker into many of the capital transit companys Weeks at public argument through letters to and citi zens meetings exploded before the harassed public utilities commis sion which pleaded repeatedly for The highly vocal who far outnumbered their cut loose with almost five applause when one witness de nounced the street car radios as an unwarranted inva sion of personal liberty and pri He was president of the newly organized Transit Riders 42 charter mem He offered to however on the issue of this His terms for those who want to hear When John presi dent of the Federation of Citizens remarked that the radios cannot injure individuals who are normal enough to be at the antis yelled that they were in Edward president of the Fort Davis CitiMns said one man told her the musical programs had a relax ing effect on him after he had worked all Many in the audi ence laughed oudly and she WM forced to wait several minutes to Morris reported her group favored the Officials or other said tke same Traffic officials fMmd M rela tionship between the recently In stalled itraato the tooel traffic accident programs tarn SPM radio W W O C whMh MB the transit company to handle The AeaitBfs will coBtiwt era   

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