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Publication: Salt Lake Tribune October 31, 1949

Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 31, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS iBtermoontain Network Station KALL Honda Tbroafk Frltty WEATHER fair Moaday art warmer M 17 SALT LAKE MONDAY OCTOBER 1M9 PRICE FIVE CENTS Navy Slashes Fleet Arm By 31 Ships VICTORY FOR VEEP Economy Move Cuts Operating Force To 237 Warships Left Wingers Alben Wins Block Marries 18 30 Alben Barkley is going to marry Carleton the lovely Louis widow he has 1 been courting since last I She announced it Sunday 30 as he stood beside iier wHh a smile The navy said Sunday night j it is taking 77 ships out of acj They are to be married 18 tive the o per in a simple ceremony here in ating fleet by 31 warships in line with fund Detailed plans are yet to be Friends of Hadley called The fleet by mid1950 will be reporters photographers to made up of 237 combat vessels in1 her apartment only an hour before utead of 268 it had Most they were ready to make tne an of this cut will be in the Atlantic The announcement force was held up while the vice presi dent telephoned Harry S Truman and members of his own family and Press Jams Apartment The occasion was entirely in formal and only a half dozen Louis friends of the couple were on The figures spelled out reduc tions announced But they wrote a graphic postscript to the furious debate on Capitol Hill which brought out complaints navy fighting power was being hit too hard in the general economy pro gram for all three Cut Down Carriers The fleet will be reduced by four aircraft plus the cratt which support The navy cleared through the unified public infor mation was a factual It followed disclosure that navy and marine corps manpower will be vvhittled men by next July 1 to correspond with the re duction in of Defense Louis Harry S Truman urged son is aiming at a i every American Sunday night to Truman Calls For Active Religious Aid 30 I and photographers practically filled the living room of Hadleys mediumsized i j The reporters and photographers were waiting for the word when Barkley spoke up and said The vice president yields to the i shall we from Mis j Hadley with sparkling eyes naid The vice presi dent and I are going to be married on the 18th of The plans will be announced Has Two Barkley has said all along since he met Hadley in Washing ton in midsummer that he never had had so many people pulling for He said at various times he would make the grade but that he enjoyed such widespread The vice president has been dropping in at Louis at practically every opportunity since Hadley turned up in Wash ington last June and was intro duced to Their latest date was Saturday night when they at tended a concert by Miss Mar garet Truman and the Louis symphony She is the widow of the former general counsel of the Wabash who died in She has two a college student in New and who lives at home and attends high school Murray Says Red Inspired Unions Launch Drive To Prevent Ouster budget for navy and air force in the fiscal year beginning next July This compares with voted by congress for the present all of this wont be The econ omy impact also has been felt by the army and air Slash Follows Ouster The breakdown in navy cutback orders was coincidental with the uproar over the dismissal of its top Louis as its chief of of Navy Francis Mat thews kept mum over Denfeids possible The coming shortly after Denfeld had blistered department unification policies before the house armed nervices has set off a wave of protest in It was reliably reported that the navy inspector generals office had opened an investigation of OP a navy term for operations di vision This group has been take an active part in the re ligious life of his community and give generous support to religious He said every problem in the today ennld be solved if men would only live by the prin ciples of the ancient prophets and the Sermon on the But Truman added that re ligion is like freedom we cannot take it for Man to be free must work at he declared in broad cast from the White And man to be truly must work at Must Practice Faith Unless men live by their and practice that faith in their daily religion cannot a living force in the world That is why each of us has a duty to participate actively in the religious life of his community and to support generously his own religious LniKLUUiS LilSll called a strategy center for the j ipne presidents broadcast was campaign to effect changes in unipart Of the Religion American sponsored by the Federal Council of the Synagogue Council of Amer fication Other Ships Returned Thirtyfive including five aircraft carriers and six cruis will be pulled out of the fleet and laid But this reduction will be to some by re turning to service the light carrier Bataan and the submarine Gua vina and commissioning two new the Grenadier and larger number of ships ica and 18 other religious Truman said the basic source of Americas strength as nation is Faith Makes Strong other countries look toward the for leadership in the ways of he said the profound faith of Americans makes the nation strong enough mothballed will come out of the to meet this Atlantic a comparison oil the We believe in the dignity of announcement with other avail able information Of the three are in the Atlantic two in the Pacific two of the cruisers are in the four in the Destroyers Laid Up Six of 14 destroyers to be laid the president We believe that he is created in the image of who is the father of us It is this faith that makes us determined that every citizen in our own land shall have an equal right and an equal opportunity to grow in wisdom and in up will come out of the Pacific to play his part in the af eight out of the fairs Oj our in the case of nine sub marines to be five will come out of the Pacific four out of the Rights of Others It is this ratth that makes us i respect the right of men every Last summer there were about where to worship as they please 174 combatant ships in the Atlan tic fleet 97 in the How and to live their own free from the fear of tyranny and possible shifting of vessels j between the two fleets during the j it is this faith that inspires us next six months make uncertain i to work for a world in which life any estimate of the size of the inwill be most world dividual Atlantic and Pacific forces by next summer purely on the basis of Sundays announce ment of ships to be of unselfishness and brotherhood a world that lives according to the precepts of the Sermon on the Navy Masses Forces for Test Of Atlantic Sub Defense 30 A powerful task fleet of almost 100 fighting ships massed here Sunday for the start of a three week test of the navys antisub marine defenses in the north At Led by the aircraft carrier Franklin Vice Duncans second task fleet will put to sea Monday morn ing with some officers and men and will fight its way northward through a series of mock battles extending up to the Arctic The cold war battle plan calls for a pack of submarines to inter cept the surface force early Tues day off the Virginia For the next four the subs will carry out a running attack along a 1000mile arc ranging up to the southern coast of directing the maneu vers from aboard the will launch an airsea counterattack spearheaded by fighters reconnaissance planes from his flagship and the carriers Mid giboney and More than 40 de stroyer escorts and mine sweep backed by four will join in the antisub At the close of the first phase of the attack Friaay can will refuel and rearm the fleet at after which the submsrines will close in again for a second attack 8 and 9 along a 100 milewide corridor northeast of Part of Duncans fleet will con tinue northward into the ice clogged Davis betweon Greenland and Labrador after the second sub battle and will cross the Arctic circle if weather and ice conditions From to the task fleet will attempt to withdraw southward through the straits into the north Atlantic under a third assault by the submarine numbering 18 rr more of the navys newesttype 40 Congratulate Couple Jane came into the living room after the announcement was made and posed for throwing his arm around said You might as well get used to as uc placed himself between her and he said If I dont look happy be tween these I ought About 40 persons gathered on the lawn outside Hadleys apartment and the door was thrown They trouped in and congratulated the happy Hadley is employed as a secretary in the offices of the Wabash who will be 72 next long has been prominent in the Democratic He served several terms in the national house of representatives from Kentucky before being elected to the senate in Hadley is known among her friends as a Republican and during the 1940 presidential campaign worked at Wendell Willkies Lpuis Forecasts Rise in Price Decline 30 The earlybird bureau of agricul tural economics Sunday night peered far ahead into 1950 and said A further slight reduction in economic activity and a relatively slow decline in prices appear like The making its annual forecast of business conditions for the year explained that its survey does not take into account things that cant be appraised at this time such as the effect of unforeseen international develop ments or prolonged basic work Cite Controlling Factors In a report the bu reau also tossed in the observa tion that a number of factors would help maintain fairly high economic activity nejtt de spite the probable small down The bureau is usually one of the first private or public agencies to take a stab each year at fore telling the economic year Its more detailed predictions in cluded Consumer spending may slacken further as backlog demands for automobiles are Employment will decline slight ly Both farm prices and cash re ceipts may drop another with net farm Income declining more than that as production eosts stay Business spending for new plant and equipment will be further re duced in perhHps substan tially from current Bolster Consumer Spending The effect of foreign currency devaluation on foreign trade is likely to be a mildly depressing The residential construction supplemented by increas ing public is expected to continue near this years Distribution of almost in veterans insurance re for the first half of the tend to main tain consumer spending in that The proportion of consumer spending for food may decline fur A smaller portion is being spent for food this year than last j and during the But it still j larger than before tht 30 UP Philip CIO lashed out Sunday at Communist led opposition and obstructionism of the CIO pro At the same time he listened to leftwing leaders of the United Electrical one of a dozen unions threatened with a right wing purge at the CIO conven tion starting But the tenor of Murrays made in his presidents in dicated that the leaders would get little sympathy for the plea to prevent their Get Little Sympathy Murray was expected to tell jthem exactly what he told a simi lar delegation from Harry Bridges Longshoremen Saturday That it will be up to the convention rather than any one person to decide the fate of the leftist Albert presi and Bridges asked Murray for the eleventhhour conferences in a somewhat surprise It was the first conciliatory gesture by either in a long Murray said the oppositions sabotage was led by a small but noisy clique representing less than 10 of the CIOs claimed Charges CIO Exploitation This he has come to look upon their affilia tion with CIO as a matter for their personal They reject our basic policies they flout the wishes of the majority they obstruct our economic and legis lative Murray dropped what may be a hint of this weeks action when he asserted the CI Os power to dis affiliate unions as well as af filiate He referred with feeling to the steel which he is leading as head of the CIO and to unjustified criti cism of himself and the strike by the leftist Lashes at Criticism This prej udiced and illfounded in fact constituted the most flagrant approach to union strikebreaking that I have ever seen in the history of the In a direct broadside at the Communist party program for American Murray said in his report to the convention Couched in terms of pseudo it invites defeat for la rupture of our failve of attainment of even our modest More than the program of the left wing would enslave us to the aims and aspirations of a party whose interests are not these of Amer ican labor but are directed toward the establishment of a retrogres sive dictatorship in our I want none of Murray The CIO wants none of The 67page report covered a multitude of See Page Column 8 Experts Blueprint Little ERF for Asia Maurice Tobin companypaid Tobin Blames Steel Strike On Industry 30 of Labor Maurice Tobin Sun day night blamed the steel strike on the steel He said it should accept the settlement pro posed by a presidential as the CIO steelworkers union has Herman president of the Chamber of took issue with Tobin in a radio and television Steinkraus that the strik ing union end its walkout and ne gotiate pensioninsurance differ ences with the steel industry un der government Urges Return I propose the strikers go back to work so as not to be idle on or even at he Then the union and companies could lit down in Washington with govern ment officials and investigate this whole In debating the steel strike the secretary of labor blamed the industry for the strike and Steinkraus blamed Philip Mur head of the CIO and the striking Tobin said he thought there was no great moral issue and he added Says Ideal Hit If a steel company official en joys an employerpaid pension of a I cant see why there is any objection to employer paid pensions for the rest of the industrys The principal issue is whether the steelworkers should make any contribution to welfarepension Steinkraus said Murrays in sistence on employer paid pension health insurant would remove the incentive element from the Ameri can economic He com pared it with what is happening in SABOTAGE PROBE 20 Hurt as Broken Track Derails Santa Fe Train 30 UP A broken rail derailed Santa Fes crack El Capitan passenger train near here injuring at least 20 and sheriffs offi cers said they would investigate possible Six cars and two diesel engine Steel Dearth Halts Chrysler Car Operation 4 30 Chrysler Motor announced Sunday night it will halt prac tically all production Friday be cause of depleted steel A spokesman said all assem bly operations except the Dodge truck plant will be stopped as a result of the steel Chrysler will be the first of the major manufacturers to take the drastic The company wag unable to estimate how many of its workers will be idled but made it plain there could be no re sumption until the United Steel workers pension dispute is set The Dodge truck plant will stay in operation for the spokesman along with certain of the parts Well try to keep going as Jong as we can toward Thanks he but were out i units jumped the tracks when the Chicagobound allchair car train hit the broken The train was carrying 210 pas sengers and 27 crew Santa Fe medical none of the injured was in serious They were taken to Hankins medical center at Azusa and Three passenger coaches and a diner went off the two of them jackknifing at 45de gree angle across the How all remained A haggage tilted at a 45de gree straddled the tracks and a crews dormitory car also was off the tracks and tilted Santa Fe officials said they had no evidence of buc the San Dimas sheriffs office said it was investigating to learn whether there had been tampering with the Several months two at tempts to sabotage Santa Fea tracks were discovered within a week at nearby The derailment occurred 1 miles west of which is about 20 miles east of LOB An The El a hour Loi AngelesChicago coach 12 New York who wan riding in the car directly be hind the he felt noth The first I realized anything had happened was when I people who were walking toward the diner lurch and fall Moses I dont believe the train going very On Policies Perils Unity 30 between Britain and the United States on basic policies in Germany and foreign trade are gnawing at western political But theyre sun friendly Talks with western power dip lomats indicate there is neither rancor nor bitterness in these gov ernmentlevel They seem to be the result of basically divergent principles and points of Diplomatic informants painted this picture Asia Picture Asia Moved possibly by a de sire to save investments estimated at the British are readier than the Americans to recognize Mao Tzetungs Com munist regime in They argue the Chinese Commu nists may be forced to look west ward for capital equip ment and tools that Soviet Rus sia cannot easily The United States view is that recognition should be withheld un til the Chinese Communists prom ise to uphold old treaty Britain Tranxiy dislikes the American line in Policies of Douglas su preme allied worry British foreign treasury and commonwealth Japan Competition They see Japan being built up as a serious competitor for the rich trade of the They fear her as a rising political force which might swing to The United wants to end the burden of the Japanese occupation by making the country Germany Britain and the United States disagree on how far to trust the Britain is beset by a lingering suspicion of German of war of He niahdfac turers are worried by the German industrial Foreign trade Britain and the United States often rival each other commercially both powers Weigh Billion Fund Bid First Year to Halt Reds need foreign markets for their Chiang Agents Spur Hope For West Aid By SPENCER MOO8A SO Nationalist spokesmen are busy trying to create the impression that a third world war will break out within six months and will result in the complete overthrow of commu Their idea is that the National ists again will have allies as they did in World War U and will ride to Some spokesmen profess to be lieve a western victory would be swift and For Chang Yi deputy spokesman for the Nationalist has just declared in a broadcast that he con vinced American atom bombs would destroy Moscow within 24 hours of the outbreak of Destruction Within a DEFENSE MOVE 30 Slates experts are working on preliminary blueprints for a junior Marshall plan for in American official disclosed The early planning contemplates a request to congress next summer for to for the first year to help stop communism in Smaller requests would taper off the program in the next two or three just as it is intended to ease off Marshall plan appropriations for Discussion of an Asiatic Marshall plan coincides with an an nouncement from Manila by Elpidio Philippine presi that a preliminary conference will be called in January or February to organize a nonCom munist union of southeast Asian Draw Asian Policy It as the State department Is faced with the task of drawing a policy line of how far Communism will be allowed to spread in The American who preferred not to be said thinking of the experts is along the lines of aiding chiefly southeast where Chinese Communists are on the doorstep and where native C o mm u n i s t movements are taking on new the experts would include some countries of the South Countries Affected They think these countries should be included in the invita tions New the Philippines and perhaps In donesia and the Indo Chinese state recently given in creased self government by By next summer the effective ness of VietNam in weaning away nationalist support from Moscow educated Ho ChiMinn in north IndoChina should be The status of the projected new United States of created from the islands The Netherlands East also may be estab Binges en Bed Succew By concrete planning is the awkward question of Nationalist China may be The yardstick will be the military and political success or failure of the Communists in swallowing up the huge nation and controlling The basis for largescale aid to Asia was laid by the nowfamous point 4 in Harry S Trumans inaugural It called for technical and financial aid to countries whose material develop ment not up to western stand Like the Marshall It calls for Under the system inspired by George former secre tary of American aid con sists mostly of dollar grants to 10 western European and It enables warimpover ished countries to rebuild chattered economies with American materi als they otherwise could not af Small Portion In Of appropriated so only about will take the form of The Marshall plan also puts em o phasls on cooperation of the parlcreftse prices Atlantic Pact Meet Called C 30 ministers of Great Nor way and Denmark will meet Mon day to start setting up the defense structure planned by the 12nation North Atlantic goal is a defense plan ing the region from North Ameri ca to the Mediterranean and from the Tropic oi Cancer to the North The broad of which were drawn up the for eign ministers of signatory states in Washington last in volves the formation defense The three states at Mondays meeting will comprise the north ern Each region will have a headquarters and a secretariat and there will be provision for consultation by senior staff of The northern region meeting will be followed by sessions of the western members of which are Great the Netherlands and Lux embourg and the Mediterranean of wTiKSTJruat France and Italy Later the defense pttttft of European will be coordi with strategy being worked out by the North American of which the United States and Canada are East Germany Drops Food Price Subsidy 30 Com munists pulled price from under rationed goods in Eastern Germany Sunday in an effort to stimulate trade inftheir RussUui style unrationed The Eastern government an nounced the canceling of subsi dies that have kept of ra tioned clothing and mate riels within the reach of the low wage An immediate in ticipating countries in putting their economies on a free and stable Already China and South Korea have been getting aid from funds voted in Marshall plan ap propriation Many of the dollars given to the official would also help meet Europes dollar short Although part of the dollars would be spent in the United others would go to Eu jrope for goods to restore Asiatic the oil Soou ro stallations it BakvFand the Soviet industries and agricultural pro industry in Urals will be lev elled to the The Soviet union will fail be cause it lacks new weapons such as long range is iso lated in international and its are The Russians will not have the support of their own who havo suffered much under 30 of Soviet Theories of Chiang This line the theories of Generalissimo Chiang at the time of the Communist drive in the Yangtze valley last He declared the Communists aimed to convert China into a base and its people into cannon fod der for a terrifying third world war on the side of Chiang raid within three years victory will be Spokesmen in this provisions capital now that time is on their side if all goes accord ing to they will begin to turn the tide in six These spokesmen say it might be three or four months before the are ready to Invade Chungkings home They base this prediction on the ground that Communist I are spread over a vast ex panse and will need time to re forecast At the same the ration free stores announced a broad cut in ranging in some cases up to Their rates have been much higher than those of the ra tioned The average Eastern German is unable to pay the prices in the un rationed A mans shirt costs a months Most of the supplies are of the luxury Even a casual inspection of ths East Berlin shops has revealed dwindling People Still Dont Know What Nehru Really Wants SAN 30 Nehru missing the boat on his good will tour of the United States Press and public reaction indi cates that while Washington may have a clear picture of what the prime minister of India really the people of America do They want to and they want to know how much it will is the 20th day of Jawa harlal Nehrus He has made many speeches in cultured Eng lish ttut seem to have been over the heads of both press and pub Even reporters wno have fol lowed him acrow and have heard his had to dig deeply to come up with these conclusions Nehru hopes the 8will help India build her military and naval He America to back In dia in defending her good name as a nonbelligerent in United Na tions discussions of the issue of the Moslem state be tween his India and Moslem Pakis He already has said that ha wants extra tons of wheat for his hungry and would welcome help In industrial izing At no time on the tour has Nehru said publicly that he wants arms aid from the United although clearly leaving a door open to receive it under the so called point four of eign This calls for can aid to Asian Members of his tntourage my Nehru wants ships and military but the prtae minis ter has contented hlnuett with portraying India as a eousttry that the white nations well night His but baffled who tried to analjne Mostly ha has stood up without or and Just This night plain in part why ha has i ;

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Publication: Salt Lake Tribune

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Issue Date: October 31, 1949

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