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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 4, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Nstwsjtk Meaetl TkfMfk fMas7 fiiwiu 21 SALT LAKE FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1M9 PRICE Conflict Held Reclamation Peril Parley Hears OMahoney Warn Against Electric Power Fight By MALMQUI8T A pork barrel approach to reclamation or unnecessary conflicts over nonessentials will harm the program and retard development of western Joseph OMahoney chairman of the senate interior and insular affairs made this state ment to members of the National Reclamation Thursday night at dinner meeting in New house The dinner was a part of the organisations 18th annual which will con tinue through Appeal to People For long range the sen ator reclamation must appeal to judgment of all the people of the And to appeal to the entire projects must be sound Advising and everyone to fasten their minds on basic principles and not fight over the senator sounded a specific warning against a de structive electric power At the he the total electric power installation in the 17 western states is less than kilowatts out of a potential of at least Every resident of this region knows that the demand for power far exceeds the Industry We know that the development of power draws people to this that it creates that it hastens that it pro duces new communities and new It would be for us to sacrifice our future in an unnecessary conflict between public and private power inter a conflict that could only di minish the opportunity for all of Our only problem is to develop the rule of order in which private investment and public investment go hand in Ham The Wyoming senator prefaced his remarks on reclamation with a glum description of the interna tional picture a situation which he made it imperative for this country reestablish a selfsup porting economy among our allies and to maintain a strong economy The dictators of the he are confident that we will make one or the other of two tragic They believe either abondon the expen ditures to reestablish a selfsupporting economy among the allies who fought at our side or that we will fail to make the expenditures necessary to maintain our own economy on a strong and stable basis Warns on Delusion we wish to re strain the imperialistic expansion of we must not de lude ourselves with the vain hope that we can gain anything for ourselves or for the next gener ation by failing to carry on with oui task on both the international and domestic The senator agreed with num erous other convention speakers that the reclamation law needs liberalization and expressed con fidence that it would be changed to meet presentday conditions and He declared that west development has the sympa thetic understanding of the pres the Bureau of the Budget and the Reorganize But there still remains the he of reorganizing executive bureaus in such a manner as to produce the best This prob he pointed has been posed by Hoover commission recommen He called attention to differences of opinion within the commission but said all agreed that phases of water develop ment should be concentrated in a single An eloquent argument against farmers selling their independence and freedom of action for gov ernment grants was delivered at the tfternoon session by George western representative of the board of di rectors of the American Farm Bureau Analyze Project Cost He suggested the reclamationists analyze operating costs of proj ects under the reclamation bureau and see if they wouldnt be better off by paying interest on govern ment advances and exercising greater control over their proj He agreed that reasonable acreage limitations on reclama tion projects was proper but criticized some of the limitations as not being If the bureau carries through its plan for the Columbia he we will have fed erally established slavery or peon age He maintained that the proposed acreage allowances did not con stitute economic The he should be maximum production per fsrm family rather than the maximum number of families on a Having recently returned from a world he mentioned India LETTER TO MEET Resource Aim Aired By President Harry S Truman Thurs day informed delegates to the Reclamation con vention that the federal govern ment is working steadily toward the objective of effecting such modernization in legislative policy and administrative organizations as may be necessary to obtain orderly development of all our water resources at a rate in step with the expanding needs of the The presidents message was read at the annual banquet in Newhouse hotel Friday Greatest Good But in seeking tools for doing the development the president the basic philosophy must be the greatest good for the greatest number of our The his message must continue to as in the the fundamental prin ciples of the familysized irrigated farm safeguards against specula tion in newly irrigated and preferential marketing of power produced at dams constructed by the federal During the convention the fam ilysized unit has been not as a basic principle but as to its application in some in Askft Modification And the president of the organ sug gested modification of the prefer ential power marketing provision so a private utility state would not be compelled to turn to a public power system in order to get a fair share of power pro duced by works within its bor Also read at the banquet a message from sec retary of He said liberal appropriations and removal of shackles on the reclamation bu reau would permit the big job of water resources development to proceed at an unprecedented The message noted that the shackles were placed on the bureau by the 80th congress and removed by the 81st 10 FEARED DEAD B29 Crashes In Bermuda 3 B29 plane attached to the 373rd weather reconnaissance squadron at Kindley field crashed and burst into flames Thursday on a hilltop bordering the First information indicated there were no There was no information from Kindley field officials as to how many were aboard the A B29 is said to normally carry a crew of about The giant plane was attempting to land with one engine out of It crashed near the main oil installations of the Esso Stand ard Oil A fire brigade sped to the scene from 11 miles First accounts said one wing of the plane struck the hilltop and the plane ground Truman Details Blasts at Reaction Grass Roots Users Air Problems Three of the group of roots water who appeared on National Reclamation convention Left to Carlyle homesteader from David Idaho and Homer fanner on a project near President Sifts Fight to Cut Lewis Power By WALTER TROHAN 3 CTPB Harry S Truman is pre paring to end the gixweekold coal it was learned authori tatively Thursday The chief executive made no secret of the fact that he ex pects to trim John presi dent of the United Mine Workers to The president has made it clear that he believes that there can be no labor peace until Lewis is set in hig He is reported to have declared that in his showdown with Lewis no holds will be The president previously used the TaftHartley act against On March Truman ordered federal interven tion under the TaftHartley act provisions to curb national emer gency The machinery pro vides for hearings and a report by a board of Lewis refused to appear before the board on the ground that stoppages were a spontaneous act of miners and were not ordered by The department of justice got an injunction against When the miners did not return to civil and criminal contempt proceedings were brought against Lewis and the mine Dist Judge Alan Golds borough imposed fines of 000 and on the union and for criminal The miners returned to The union appealed the which subsequently were upheld by the United States court of ap The union appealed to the supreme where the case is now Thirteen months earlier Golds borough had fined the union and Lewis for re fusal to obey a court order and to end a appeals to end the strike continued to pour in on the White House from various Nobel Prize Given Japanese For First Time in History S Nobel prizes for 1949 in the fields of physics and chem istry were awarded Thursday to two professors in American uni a Japanese and the other a Canadian The first Japanese ever to re ceive the Nobel Hideki was awarded the high honor for mathematical dis covery of the matter which holds electrons and protons together in the The 42yearold Yu kawa has been professor of theor etical physics at Columbia uni versity since last Winner of the chemistry prize was Canadisnbom William Francis professor of thermodynamics at the Univer sity of who has studied the action of atoms at an absolute zero The prize for literature was shelved until next year after it was reported that the of the Stockholm academy were dead locked in their secret meeting over four top including Winston Churchill and Italian philosopher Benedetto It was believed the other top two to the controversy were the Ameri can William and Carl poet and biog rapher of Abraham The are awarded annu ally out of a trust left in the will of Swedish inventor of Alfred At an impressive ceremony to be held attended by the AFTER A SKIRMISH 11 Top Reds Gain Freedom Under Bail of NEW 3 UP Eleven convicted leaders of the Communist party were re leased on bail Thursday night after a legal skirmish over the ownership of the treasury bonds which were put up in their The party found guilty of conspiring to advocate a violent revolution in the United went free after three weeks in It will take at least a year before their appeal goes through to the supreme Ten the men had been sen tenced to fiveyear prison terms and war hero Robert Thomp New fork state to three A crowd of some 400 persons gathered outside the courthouse in Foley square as the defendants entered cars and to the Communist national a rickety ninestory building on East 12th The circuit court of ap peals announced early Thursday Murray Sends Steel Plants Revised Plan 3 UP Steehvorkers presented their new and higher pension costs to three more independent steel companies Thursday but Philip said it was un likely that any new major agree ments would be reached before next Murray said he was distinctly hopeful that the Bethlehem Steel settlement set the pattern for other industry con He laid he didnt know holding things Hold Three Meets USW officials held meetings Thursday with Pittsburgh Steel in Wheeling Steel at and Colorado Fuel and Iron in New The Bethlehem settlement was presented to Steel by Paul director of district Rusen explained to Earl company director of labor rela how the Bethlehem formula would apply to Wheeling workers who already have a pension pro No further talks were and neither Rusen nor McKay would comment on the success of the Steel Bid The giant of the Steel watched the progress of the exploratory meetings but evidently made no move to contact the Officials of the Colorado Fuel and Iron began talks in New York with USW District Director Joseph and in Cleve land representatives of the Pitts burgh Steel met with Eugene USW district director for the Pittsburgh It was believed the Bethlehem that it had directed their release on bail since the at the direction of How ard had conceded that their conviction could be argued on grounds it violated the amendmentproviding for freedom of religion and Bail Apiece Bail was set at apiece for four of the defendants and 000 for the other A small overnight contain ing negotiable treasury was brought to the federal courthouse shortly before noon by an agent of the Civil Rights con the same organization which lost bail money when Ger hart Eisler fled the country last May But their release wasnt to be a simple Irv ing Saypol challenged the owner ship of the bonds which been raised by the congress loans from hundreds of through each of whom was given a He finally agreed to accept the bonds after the signing of an af fidavit by the five trustees of the bail fund who included detective story writer Dashiel The Communists finally were re leased shortly before 6 There was a crowd of several hundred at the party head quarters which was decorated with a welcome City Councilman Benjamin Davis had a separate reception in Har his wellwishers including singer Paul Substantial Question The judges said the bail would be granted because the govern ment conceded the appeal raised a substantial The bail was set as follows Eugene John Jacob Robert Benjamin Davis Henry John Irving Gilbert Carl and Gus Swedish royal each winner pattern would be the basis of any will receive erowns about Swedish possible settlements with the two time types 1 smaller steel Two RAF Planes Plunge Into Channel 3 air ministry announced that two royal air force planei collided off the south coast of England Thursday night and plunged into the English At least one fell in They were a fourengine Lan caster bomber and a twoen gine Mosquito The min istry said it did not know how many were but the Lan caster normally carries a crew of seven and the Mosquito The Swedish freighter Patria radioed that crew had seen a plane fall into the sea about 10 miles off the Portsmouth naval The Patria searched the area and found a rubber dinghy but no sign of also combed in the The planes were on night training Both are war still used by the Sherman Kills Navy Board On Rift Policy Chief of Operations Outlaws Ops Deak Task a Forrest Sherman Thurs day wiped out Ops the re puted naval board of strategy in the admirals bitter attack before congress on Pentagon The crackdown came less than 24 hours after Sherman was sworn in M the new chief of naval oper Ops 23 naval parlance for operations division Until it was a 30man group unofficially described having functioned in the role of a navy task force to organise the case in the recent stormy hearings on interservice squab bling before the house armed serv Military Strategy The group was said to have been instrumental in aiding the navys fight designed to bring about changes in high military strategy under the unified defense Among other the Ops 23 section was reported to have helped prepare and distribute transcripts of testimony aired by a parade of top admirals during the congressional Includ ing blistering criticism of the air forces billiondollar B36 bomber informanU said some days ago that the navy inspector Allen Me had seized the groups files and launched an investigation of the Other Shermans order Thurs day disbanded and discontinued the and an announcement said its functions will be distributed to other divisions in the office of chief of The statement said Ops 23 was junked because its principal functions have been Ops 23 had been headed by one of the wit nesses in the capitol The units listed duties were so broad in scope that its 13 offi cers and 17 enlisted could go into almost any West Ponders Paris Meet On Germany 3 The western Big Three foreign ministers are considering an early meeting in to discuss vital German State depart ment officials disclosed Thursday Plans for the conference are being discussed in messages be tween of State Dean Ache British Foreign Ernest and French Foreign Min ister Robert While no date for the meeting has been it was indicated that Acheson may be able to leave for Paris by plane late next Stilt Not Sure officials emphasized that the parley still is regarded here as a possibility rather than a hardandfast Other diplomatic sources said Bevan proposed the Ac cording to these Bevin is alarmed at what he considers lack of coordination among the west ern over German and that he fears German political leaders are taking advantage of the situation to play the allies against each The Big Three met here in Sep tember and covered Germany in a of the world political New Mate Arises Since then the new proSoviet East German state has been set and new questions have arisen in connection with the proallied West German High have in dorsed inclusion of the western zones of Berlin in the west German The Russian zone of Berlin been made the capitol of the east German while western Berlin has continued in a sepa rate The Republican national committee Thursday asked the Columbia Broadcasting System for equal radio time to reply to Harry 8 speech Thursday night at which he jokingly described as nonpolitical and was broadcast by GOP Gabrielson told CBS Frank in a telegram that the Republican answer would be equally nonpolltleel and biparti Gabrielson commented that the presidents description of the Bt Paul speech was the same that he applied to those in 1948 on his famous preconvention campaign tour at the expense of the tax In the absence of Stanton from New Joseph CBS executive vice wired Gabrielson it was the understanding Truman was speaking in capacity as chief executive of the United Ream said if in our opinion the broadcast is essentially political in character and a Republican reply is in we shall sider such a Paul Speech Lambastes Sees 50 Victory 3 Harry S Truman lathai out Thursday night at the propaganda of the and predicted victory in 1950 for congressional candidates porting Fair Deal Talking like toe campaigner of he praised the Demo cratic Slit congress for putting an end what he called the calamity of Republican prcd BID TO CBS GOP Asks Chairman Guy George eceawr and reversing the ward con he I am fident that the list congress wffl accomplish a good deal meA next year in its second Re added he was certain that in 1950 the people will express them selves and even mete in favor of progress and against speaking ifi ths climax of Truman day oere mornies of the Minnesota centen nial Ad not HSt what Fair Deal proposals be expects the Slst congress to enact at its January But he made it clear that dvil rights a nattonsl health program and federal aid to educa tion were still high up OB Us must The freeswinging who was accompanied by cratic National Chaiimsa gavs a preview of the personal stumping tour he plans next year in behalf ef Democratic The people will not go back to the day when their desBntos controlled by tight little groups ef saltish menwho made their pohV cles in Secret and exercised control over he They understand that a growing country like can provide in Kemper Raps GOP Penury 3 wealthy Chicago insur ance quit Thursday as treas urer of the Republican national committee with a blast against party finance policy and the bi partisan foreign He said he resigned because the G O Ps reserve fund has dwindled from early in 1948 to only at It a real he that the GOP leadership not collected more money or cut expenses dras The 62yearold a Dewey delegate at the 1948 GOP also said he found him self handicapped by the bipartisan foreign policy he the GOP unofficially or He declared that have been asked to shower on British younger sister of he sug gested indirectly that party con tributions are lagging as a Kempers resignation was not He had threatened to quit last But his method and his timing surprised some GOP leaders in It also served to point up the finan cial hard times that have fallen on the GOP since its 1948 elec tion Kemper said he told the com mittee last August he would quit automatically whenever the partys cask surplus fell below creasing prosperity and for all its They see that this Is And with help tt wffl se The prsaUtat M to troubles besettlngJbJm at ington by the steel and coiU quarrel m the swwd or the anticipated federal He set out for Fair Dealers this 12point We believe that there wffl be more prosperity for all if all groups a fair share of the wealth of the We believe that it is the fed eral governments der the to promote ths general welfare of all our people juit a privileged We maintain that workers are entitled to good wages sad to equality of bargaining power with their We believe that small bust and should have a fair opportunity to achieve Md should not be smoth ered by We hold that our great nat ural resources Should be pro tected and dsveloped for the bene fit of all our and not ex ploited for private for AIT We believe that old people and the disabled should have an assured income to keep them from being dependant on We hold that families should have protection against loss of in come resulting from ill ness or unemployment We hold that our citizens should have decent housing at they can afford to We believe in assuring edu cational opportunities for all our young people in order that we may have an enlightened We believe in better health and medical care for every not just for the We believe that all AiMCt 55 LOST LIVES Pilot Quits Fighting for Life When Told of Death Toll 3 Bolivian pilot Eric Bridoux quit fighting for own life when informed he had caused the deaths of OS persons In the Eastern Air crash here doc tor revealed The 30yearold whose P38 fighter knocked the big transport from the was reported in fair condition Thursday night in The sole survivor of wont plane he is suffer ing from a fractured three broken head and possible internal But gravest the doc tor was Inflicted on spirit when a visitor Murtsd out the longwithheld news of ths death Rios suffered an ImmedUte re lapse and for hours hovered nsar The who asked that his name be said Rios stnt ply quit cooperating with those working to save as K ths emotional shock had destroyed his will to They put him tat an oxygen but it removed about SMS Thursday at the pUofs stUitoti f But the desperate efforts of hospital and the totsghnsss ofihs pilots own body to the and raOM stJssV Ujr thmtrhovt ths   

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