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Publication: Salt Lake Tribune November 21, 1949

Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 21, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Variable high cloudiness llttto change In Details oa Page 2S 38 SALT LAKE MONDAY NOVEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS storm Lashed 3Q Tots survivors Say Lost in Norway Wilds Demands Scarehere Comb Forests Big Dan Signal Service in Battling Stubborn Flames SS 1st Note hoie going up ladder and stream of water being shot onto top of store Fire was general Bir Salt Lake fire departments huge tedder fe brought into play to moTnlnR Palnt Lewis Weighs New Dare In Fund Row General Alarm Fire Razes Glass FirmLoss By JIM BALDWIN A general alarm fire 20 early Lake Citys but standby apparatus was Firemen concentrated efforts on Cause of the Maze was not de Officials of the paint new showdown was indicated Mon1 fourth in six company and firemen theorized dav between John Lewis and the Salt Lake Glass and Paint j that it started either from spon vx M T tflnenufl combustion in the base Styles Bridges over spending a reported 000 remaining in the miners wel fare store at 33 1st Loss was estimated at For more than two hours fire using two giant ladder taneous combustion in the base ment or defective the front of the structure for more than an keeping flames con fined in the one Later the action centered at the rear of the Flames were visible in the alley at the rear of the j building as late as 7 Billowing clouds of gray By 730 a m chief Ward said blossomed up into the fog tho fire was under control and off shrouded business The i duty firemen were A chairman of the threei fought the conflagration sky was illuminated by tongues chairman ot tne inree i s business i fame that licked upward from administer m the heart of the city s Business man board of trustees administeri m i ing the has differed with wag received at 508 crowd watched the activity from the neutral over when equipment arrived from the south side of 1st South The n wi 1infttr i i i tiae JITlM ippinp the I th No x about a block entire street was DiocKea on aim The New Hampshire senator conj a jhe entjre structure was a fire hoses were snaked all over tends that money since j masgof Chief A I the area as water was drawn from A TTmif WfirlffirS SOIL i i 1 ntltlpt was maintained at the site i the burning Only a small No one was but fire mens lives were imperiled by pe riodic explosions of fivegallon entire street was blocked off and the United Mine Workers Ward ordered a general alarm and every available coal contract expired last June 30 cannot be used until a new agreei ment has been signed between Lewis and the Strike Taps Fund There was no indication Sunday that any agreement was even The miners are back at work after a 52day which also cut down payments into the It is financed by a 20c roy alty on each ton of coal Terms of the old contract have Full Dress Probe Readied For Leftist CIO Groups 20 UP Communist party line rather special CIO committees than the policies and programs of Sunday completed preparations for j the full dress investigations which may The brought officially been extended indefinitely by result in expulsion of 10 more William Steinberg of irt tirantrlo n iininnB frrvm the national T A A Lewis while he tries to wangle awing unions from the national new pact from the mine i C I Unless there is a break in the The unions have about next 10 the coal diggers are the CIO American Radio represent another move in a eam 10 dissident drums of paint and lacquer stored in the basement of the The paint firm has occupied the structure for more than 35 17 Rescued Airmen Detail 79 Hours In Violent Waters 20 survivors of a B29 crash off the Bermuda coast spent a miserable 79 hours on storm tossed seas and some were dunked in the water when their rafts cap the planes commander said John Grable of March field air base in the and other survivors of the crash Wednesday about 400 miles northeast of Bermuda were interviewed at Kindley field hos The bruised and saltcaked fliers were delivered to the Kindley air base by the Canadian destroyer which had picked them up from the chill waters of the At lantic i Sink In Two of the 20 men aboard the B29 did not The tail broke off the plane when lit was ditched out of It turned nose down in less than a One of the men who was killed was hurt by wrecked girders from the air The second escaped injury but was unable to swim against the heavy The men were lost because heavy swells made it impossible to reach Grable Fourteen of the survivors were able to walk off the Four were carried to the base hos One appeared to be suffer ing badly from 60ft Waves Edward Madg captain of the de said waves 50 to 60 tossed the survivors in their rescue which had been dropped to them by a He said the boat rose so high on the waves the men stepped or were handed across the destroyers forward deck without using a Alfred Kerley of said the men seemed pretty dazed when they were picked We fed them soup and and they wolfed that he Saw Search Planes The British aircraft carrier Mag nificent had launched Firefly fighter planes to search the seas as it approached the place where the survivors boat had been re but because of the heavy swells the fighters did not see the The survivors saw the fighter The final rescue was not made until after Petty Officer Crowley on the Haida saw a B17 circling and realized it was over the sur Reporters asked Grable how con ditions were during the time on the was his He said one raft capsized on two dif ferent nights but fortunately all the men got back Ground Crewmen Stunned The two men who were lost were Raymond who was badly hurt about the head when he was caught by the and Robert Dob who was un Rerf Blockade Till Ward Freed The explosions spread flamesable to fight the swells and dis throughout the building which was recognized as a total Halted Fire Spread Efforts of firemen were directed to keep the conflagration from spreading to adjoining buildings occupied by Acme Quality paint KDYL television studios and Grable Seventeen men appeared in good shape after spending a night on the rolling Only Roy Beverly one of the ground crew rid ing as a was ruled not in condition for a press He lay quiet and unsmiling on a Deseret Church Industries of the j stretcher when brought ashore but watched the He was Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day An estimated damage was caused to KDYL television equip ment after a small fire broke out in the roof of KDYL groups along the road already More than worth of televi 20 William told a press confer ence Sunday ne had radioed to Harry S Truman demand ing m blockade of the Chinese Communist coast if the Reds fail quickly to free Consul Angus Ward and four consular em ployes are held incommunicado in Mukden on charges that they beat a Chinese workman six weeks Chinese who asked the visiting senator to comment on the Ward dif fered slightly in their versions of his The official Nationalist news agency reported he said he radioed proposing the United Nations be asked to obtain release of Ward and the others and if the Reds an American blockade be enforced until the Reds did Li Deserts China Mainland As Reds Peril Chunking HONG 20 UP Li acting president of Nationalist arrived here Sunday for medical treatment and his associates said he had finally broken with Generalissimo Chiang For Holland Transport Norway 21 Dutch plane with 30 Jewish refugee children aboard was given up as lost Monday and fear was expressed it had crashed in a wild forest and lake area only a mile from Hundreds of searchers combed the forests around Oslo in the rain and darkness for a sign of the which also carried a crew of four and two Swedish The hunt was concen trated on Lake a mile southeast of where a sharp flash of light followed by an explosion had been Aero owners of the announced at The Hague that it considered the plane lost and relatives of the Dutch crew were so It had been reported missing Sunday night on the last lap of a flight from north Africa to The home guard in the districts southeast of Oslo had been mobilized by the Oslo At daylight rescue and additional volunteers will join the Lose Radio Contact The a twoengined Dakota was due at nearby Fornebu airport after its midday departure from where it had stopped for But radio contact with the plane was and It disappeared into the cloudy night without a It did not have sufficient gasoline for prolonged Red Cross auxiliary workers be gan a wide search around Oslo after there were reports from sev eral places within the district of explosions in the Efforts to verify these report and localize them were in but Red Cross spokesmen said suffering from ulcers and general left the Chinese mainland as Communist armies closed in on Chungking and threat ened to trap some government of ficials stranded without transpor The embassy staff fled United States without an embassy in China for the first time in many diplomaticpet sonnel at the Kunming consulate were expected to leave this Lis departure from China came dis reported suffering considerable Top Thinkers Join on China Policy 20 State department officials closed Sunday that former George Harold Stas sen and other American leaders outside the government have been called in to help find answers to the Chinese Communist up These were among a group of 25 men who participated in a re cent closed threeday ses sion called to aid the work of American which now is ap parently in its final What to do about recognizing the new Communist regime and halting the advance of communism to the rest of the far east were among questions put up to them by of State Dean Ache Their views were not dis closed but officials said they were taken fully into account by Acheson and others involved in the China The State department has had frequent meetings with represen tatives of organizations concerned with foreign beginning Grable said he caught one a with the Dumbarton Oaks confer yellow but lost it trying to land It was the nearest they ence on the United Nations in a severe shock to the government in Chungking and of ficials there expressed fear it might hasten collapse of the Na tionalist position on the main Americans arriving from Chung king said the Communist armies were within a day and a half truck ride from the capital and that they could enter the city any time they They said an even shakier situation prevailed at The Americans said two Chinese Nationalist armies deserted to the Communists in the Chungking area and that the four remaining were with almost no equipment or and out of touch with each Return Lis secretary issued a press statement saying Li would return to Chungking as soon as he is Li spent six hours conferring with his top aides here before tering the Chungking reports indicated Chiang Kaishek had no immediate intention of assuming official leadership of Nationalist China despite Lis Chiang was busy behind the scenes trying to combat what Lis state ment called one of the gravest crises confronting Takes Over Duties The Nationalist Central news agency said Yen already premier and defense minis took over the additional duties of Lis office for the time be The party of seven Americans arriving here was headed by Rob ert charge daffaires in The group arrived here after nailing shut the doors and windows of the Chungking leaving American in terests in the hands of the Brit their by would continue until the plane is Foruebu airfield said the Dutch plane had entered the Norwegian air security control at 6 10 MST and should have landed 15 minutes later at the Ask Public Assistance It was first believed the planea radio had failed and that transport had flown southward to attempt a landing at a home field in the Netherlands rather than risk a night descent without radio contact in Aircraft cen ters continued calling the plane by radio and finally asked through a broadcasting network for public assistance in the Airport officials said the weather was fa but that the plane must have run out of fuel about mid night 4 In airfields were alert and tower operators began calling the chartered following a systematic They received no and avia tion officials there said the planea reserve of fuel must have run out tip to 12 Years Old The children ranged in ages from 6 to Leopold a prominent Jewish spokesman said they were coming to Norway on a sixmonth rehabilita tion Their trip was arranged by the Jewish Children Relief or They were to replace other Jewish children who have seen staying in Norway for about eight months and who are now joing to Strong said there were ho plans to reopen the embassy anywhere else in He said 200 Amer icans remained in west China and mostly missionaries who planned to stay Princess Flies to Duke 20 expected to walk off the job again i The committees will hold hear1 by the United Electrical j sion apparatus was carried to the j 1944 when there were 44 civilian cess Elizabeth left by plane Sun came to landing a fish in three But calling in leading j day to join her the Duke ending a threeweek ings on charges that the j Workers and the street by station employes as firej Grable said they were forced specific policy is in a formative Americans for advice while the I of in Malta on the White House intervention to getand nine of their followed Lewis and the operators back gether in direct negotiations was jtill regarded as a possibility this I Such a move might be made behind the scenes by John Steel presidential a vet eran labor troubleshooter Open efforts of the mediation serv men fought the fire next The giant electrical and Only loss to tho Acme paint See Column 21 stage is a new second anniversary of their wed ttfifiefe the smaller farm equipment union firm was a broken front OLDEST ENEMY fHfllalO iwhicn merged with were tered by firemen who forced entry i ice to bring about a settlement were abandoned last Bridged Asks Audit But Lewis main attention Mon day had to be directed to the trustees The operators have selected former Judge Charles Dawson of to succeed Ezra Van Horn as their representative on the Van Horn resigned in a letter to the operators on days before the trustees voted to sus pend pensions and all but emer gency benefits from the shrunken welfare Lewis and Bridges were reported to have voted the Whether Dawson would be seated in Van Horns place may become an issue Van Horn has not yet received court clear ance to be relieved of the trustee It is believed Lewis may demand such DeaV Only More ot It NEW 20 His imperial the Shah of came to town He was met by Grover a brass and a company of Three private railroad cars brought the Shah and his party 140 Wash where he had been the guest of President and Harry S From Pennsylvania a police escort whisked the Shah to the where he held a press He came out strongly for peace and the United and things were a bit dull until somebody asked him about Irans seven year The he was some thing like Provident Trumans fair deal only more tossed out of the CIO at re as a precautionary Some cent national convention in Cleve1 water damage may No land i loss was reported by officials of The CIO is proceeding more the Church Industries retail slowly against Brother leftwing but clothing stored on the top floor top officials say the result will be the Under new rules adopted by the Cleveland unions and officers indicted by the investigat of the twostory building will have to be due to Covered by Insurance jing groups can be expelled sum Charges have been brought against the fur and leather work ers office and professional work ers public workers American communications association fur niture workers food and tobacco Harry Salt Lake Glass and Paint esti worth of Nations Ready World War on Hunger 20 The FAOs role is to recruit i of surplus and of 58 nations meet here Monday to map a worldwide war on The assault on mans oldest enemy will be planned at the fifth worth of fixtures and furnishings were The purchased only re cently by Zion Benefit Building was valued by officials at Cost of reconstruction of a modern building on the thty will approach tions Food and Agriculture organi technicians who can help underfed I other foods which are bought up nations double or even triple their by the government to sup own farm production by use of port farm and would ship modern scientific agriculture them to countries which badly Sharp which may put the United States on the spot dip need such commodities but dont have the dollars to pay for The recipient countries would is expected when the j pay the international agency in Both long and shortrange pro grams will be considered for pro viding more food for the tens of millions of who are chron ically undernourished even in good times when there are no wars or Little dispute is expected on the i delegates take up proposals for shortrange measures to bridge the gap until point four takes ef The chief proposal to be laid be fore the conference is aimed at di verting crop surpluses to hungry nations on a paylater whenable American offi Thousancs of gallons ot water longrange It is based cials are cool to the were poured against the inside jon President Harry S Trumans The plan was advanced by Nor workers mil and smelter workers longshoremen marine cooks and and fisher tj The CIO investigating commit1 walls of the paint company famous point four proposal for ris former under1 ficials is that the plan would pile tees are loaded with top ing to prevent overheating that technical aid to underdeveloped secretary of agriculture who isup huge dollar something All members are CIO vire would have caused the adjoining inow F A Os director their own with an IO U promise to convert these cur rencies into dollars when they are in a stronger world finance posi spokesmen say they are completely sympathetic with the humanitarian objectives of Doddi they dont think it is The objection of American of Most are well known structures to go up in Chief Truman may discuss it in He called for an international i more detail when he speaks to the c o m m o d i t y It would take over the huge stock the labor None to the is Ward I See Page Column 7 j conference like the 191418 war which probably coulfl never be paid and which would tend to bog down world trade in the long Poland Arrest Ires France 20 relations between France and Po land were badly strained Sunday as the result of the arrest in saw of a French consulate em The arrested Andre Si mon Robineau of the Stettin con was detained as he was boarding a Polish plane for Paris was charged with espionage involving two other French diplomats in Aymar de Bressin de Mere and Fernand members of the embassy Lacking official notice of ar rest of French authori ties filed homicide charges against seven members of the Polish air liner crew and impounded The including tht air were held for a time at the interior ministry bat later were permitted to go to a under The Polish embassy filed aa energetic protest with the foreign ministry against the de tention of the crew and demanded the crews Przemslaw seller of the Polish embu eoun de livered the protest and declared that since the Frenchman had been arrested there was no question of Roger chief of the French foreign ministrys European affair who re ceived the replied that France would hold the crew and plane until the French dor in Warsaw is permitted to the arrested ;

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Publication: Salt Lake Tribune

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Issue Date: November 21, 1949

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