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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountaln Network Station KALL Moadijr Throufh PrUtr alt WEATHER Partly few tswmn la Details M 45 SALT LAKE MONDAY NOVEMBER PRICE FIVE CENTS Dies After Long Illness Utah Democratic Party Founder Succumbs at Hospital in William United States senator from Utah for 24 years and one of the founders of the Democratic party in this died in a Salt Lake hospital at 12 oclock noon His age was The former senators career in public life covered a period of more than half a beginning when he was 22 years of age and ending in when he lost the senate nomination to former Abe For several years thereafter he practiced law in and two years ago retired and returned to Salt Lake He had been in failing health for several Generally regarded as a Kberal during the first part of his senate he later was classified exponents of the New Deal philos ophy as a conservative because of his refusal to support certain phases of Roosevelts pro Won Against Odds King served in the senate from to winning his first three elections when the was going Republican for other congressional and most state As a lie was famed for his extemporaneous speaking abil ity and for his interest in foreign He was a strong advocate of a hands off toward Latin America and played a lead ing role in terminating in tervention in Won Haiti Decoration In 1936 the senator and his family were guests of the presi dent of that and a few months ago the Haitian republic awarded him a high Because of his long tenure in King served on the major senate committees and fre quently played a conspicuous role In important international and do mestic During the Frank lin Roosevelt administration he was one of the leaders of a drive for remonetization of silver which resulted in the government silver purchase Opposed Court He was a staunch opponent of the socallyd supreme court pack ing plan and wrote a subcom mittee report on that proposal which was hailed by opponents as one of the outstanding documents to emerge from the historic bat Former King was born June in a son of William and Josephine Henry Both parents were early Utah Ke received his preliminary edu cation at Brigham Young academy and was attending the University of Utah when he was called on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Upon returning from the mis he was elected county clerk of Millard thereby launch ing a political career which con tinued for 55 He subse quently received his law degree from the University of Michigan and successivel3r was elected coun ty assessor and repre sentative in the territorial legisla judge and representative in Democracy At the age of 24 he was one of the sponsors of a sagebrush de mocracy which evolved into the Democratic party of the He was elected to congress as a representative in but de clined to seek reelection to that position so he could run for the At that time senators were named by the A deadlock blocked the election of a senator that year and King was appointed to fill an un expired term in the The Democratic legislative caucus nominated him for the senate in 1905 and but he was de feated both It was not until after adoption of an amendment providing for elec tion of senators by popular vote that he succeeded in his ambi tion to represent the state in See Page Column 5 William King Served for 24 years in Colombia Vote Stays Calm Gomez Victor By RICHARD MASSOCK 27 UP Conservative chose Laureano Gomez president Sunday in an election which went off calmly despite acute political Gomez had no The Liberal the main opposition to the had with drawn its candidate and boycotted the The Bogota radio heard in New York Sunday night reported a to tal of votes cast in 377 out of 850 of the countrys muni Virtually all had been cast for the unopposed conservative Seven Major Cities Total votes from seven major cities included Bogota Barranquilla 6211 Bucaramanga 4647 Manizales 8909 Cucuta 5439 Medellin Normally to Colombian voters cast ballots in a presidential Population of the country is Advices from Bogota said a vote of 000 for Gomez would be consid ered a good showing in face of the Liberal boycott of the The Bogota radio said Gomez had all but 27 out of votes in the capital with virtually all the returns with a pop ulation of is a Liberal and it appeared that Liberals appeals to stay away from the voting places had a strong effect on their supporters Fourth Largest City A dispatch from four largest city in Colombia and nor mally a Conservative said votes were cast there for Cali has a popu lation of Liberals ab stained 100 in the dispatch and the Conservative show ing was the highest in recent The president deplored the fact that one of the countrys larg est parties had boycotted the elec but he did not refer to the i liberal party by Operators Seek Truce To Operate Pits Past Yule NEW 27 John Lewis and the northern and western soft coal producers Sunday night were reported jockeying themselves into bar gaining positions whereby the soft coal for Thurs be postponed till aft ter On the eve of Lewis meeting here Monday afternoon with the 200man policy committee of the United Mine it was reported that he would request or the walkouts be This concession by the grand old man of walkouts will be fol lowed within 10 days by re sumption of contract talks be tween Lewis and the northern western bloc of The prediction was made by an industry who declined use of his While the operators are against any contract im provements which would cause price he they have de cided to scrap many of their own provided Lewis cancels the Thursday strike We realize that there will be no contract until we get back into negotiations and write the official And were ready to bargain Lewis has told union associates that hed be willing to seek can cellation of the 1 in that the opera tors showed a decent sign that they were willing to Just as it was was his reluctance to take the men out of the pits again before out of 231 work ing they have worked only 157 thus far this Pacific Storm Leaves 14 Dead in Wake South Florida Gets Frost as Winds Whip Near Midwest By ASSOCIATED PRESS Winds of hurricane laden with swept across the Pacific northwest taking at least 14 South Florida shivered in ice and and in the northern great lakes area snow reached depths of about a foot and a The winters first major storm cf the northwest lashed in from the Pacific and raced eastward toward the plains states with un diminished Forecasters said the howling wind should hit the midwest sometime Winds at 108 Gusts up to 105 were re ported at Cut and up to 96 at A trail of destruction was left in the particularly in Washington and Power and telephone circuits were tangled in both Six crewmen drowned when their tugboat capsized off One man was drowned when his car was swept off the highway at the entrance to the Skokomish riv er valley in Another was drowned when he was swept into the raging Capilamo A woman was injured fatally when her husbands car struck a rock washed down by the storm in Washington Man Electrocuted A man was electrocuted in Washington when he stepped on a volt power A tug boat crewman was drowned when he fell from the boat into the Col umbia Two sailors from the Tongue naval station were killed when their car crashed into a fallen Another man also was killed when his a fal len tree in the same near The Skagit river in northwest Washington spilled over its banks and flooded two little towns and hundreds of acres of farm Torrential rains dumped more than inches of water in 24 hours on the upper reaches of the River Breaks Banks The Skokomish river in Washing ton also broke out of its to 60 families to Seventyfive persons were marooned temporarily at New Dungeness as the tide and rain gorged Dungeness river flowed into the The stranded peo ple were said to be in little dan New Dungeness is on the northeast side of the Olym pic near the straight of San Juan de The freak freezing snap in tropi cal south Florida did severe crop damage in the rich Lake Okeecho bee truck farming Tem peratures dropped as low as 25 and there were reports of thin ice on water puddles and frost on automobile Miami Low 51 It wasnt so cold in Miami where the weather bureau official low was reported as 51 but unofficial outlaying readings as low as 30 degrees were As the diminishing winds moved eastward toward the Great Lakes the weather bureau predic ted velocities up to 50 mph in Min nesota and Iowa GOP Chieftain Assails Trade Policy 27 Guy Republican na tional Sunday night ac cused the Truman administration of pointing the country toward a poorhouse In his Paul Tru rnan laid down a 12point creed for fair deal supporters and attacked reactionaries he said were opposing his welfare pro Gabrielson charged that recent tariff cuts ordered by the president under the reciprocal trade agree ments act renewed by the Demo cratic congress have resulted in the exporting of jobs of Ameri can workers in the hope of provid ing jobs for workers Asserting that the Democrats not only are spending money that will have to be repaid in taxes col lected a hundred years from Gabrielson declared If we sontimie under the pres ent administration we are headed for a poorhouse state and while the inmates of a poorhouse may have a certain amount of socalled their lot is not particu larly The GOP chairman said the policies of the present administra tion are directed toward destroying the American system of free enter He charged misuse of the taxing power has prevented indus tries from accumulating and util izing reserves for needed expan Is One of These Next AEC Chieftain Three men stand high candidates to Iea4 A E C when resignation of David Lilienthal becomes effective They from Robert wartime leader of Los laboratory which perfected bomb Paul EC A and Chester president of the Rockefeller Truman fa seeking successor to Truman Searches for Executive Of Stature to Succeed LOienthal 27 Harry S Truman was re ported Sunday still to be search ing for a topnotch man to succeed David Lilienthal as Atomic En ergy commission The word from persons in close touch with the situation is that Truman may delay filling the if to get an out standing The president is said to regard the appointment as one of the most difficult and important he who is leaving made ready meanwhile to give an informal farewell report on the work of the commission he has headed since it was created in He will hold a news conference Monday The reason cited by the A E C is to outline the agencys progress on development of a key atomic one which some congress members con tend has been overslow in get ting under The program has had to handle since he went deals with using atomic energy to the White among other propelling NUMBERS East German Police Corps Held Red Army Nucleus 27 UP A trained German police army num bering about men is being whipped into shape as the nucleus of a proRussian East German military force by it was learned It will be increased during the next four months to in formed quarters The Commu nistindoctrinated police are pre sumably being trained for two purposes To replace Russian occupy tion forces if they withdraw into Poland during the coming as some sources have Eye Large Draft To give the Communistap pointed East German state its peoples army similar to the armies of Czechoslo vakia and the other Russian satel lite Persistent rumors have come out of the Soviet zone in recent weeks predicting a fullscale draft by March 1 of potential Up to now these reports have not Been The recruiting for the police lias been conducted through Ger man labor offices scattered throughout eastern Join or Men summoned were given a choice of joining the police or workine in the Russianoperated uranium mines near the Czech The training is vigorously mili Germans who have un dergone it and then escaped to the west report that it consists of four essential phases basic military political indoctrination supply and general staff The police army has no direct connection with the regular police forces in Russian zone cities and It is presently divided into be or units composed of approximately 250 Some reports have placed the number as high as but this figure is be lieved by competent authorities to be greatly Johnson Vows I Wont Rearm Reich 27 UP Defense Louis Johnson said Sunday the United States would not permit the rebuilding of a German army and there would be no hedging or dodging about Some prominent in cluding Lucas former military governor and Elmer Thomas have advocated rearming West Johnson arrived here by air from j the United States at He was accompanied by Omar chief of staff ships and peacetime industrial But the session with newsmen is practically certain to take Lil ienthal over a much broader They want to ask for exam about What About AECT What he plans to do when he steps down from the ABC chair What comment he has on Trumans crackdown last Friday on talk about atomic and other national security What he has to say about a charge that he is the leader of a nefarious plot to give the secret of an American super bomb to Great The charge was fired Saturday night by Edwin Johnson In the Truman has complained about the difficulty of getting good men to serve in the Few Names Mentioned Inthedark speculation in Wash ington thus far has brought forth few names as possible appointees to the In the ranks of the scientists there has been some talk about Robert wartime di rector of the Loa laboratory which perfected the Abomb and head of the atomic commissions advisory Thiore was mention of Paul the Economic Coopera tion There are some indications that Hoffman might like to step out soon as Marshall plan Chairman Brien McMahon of the senatehouse atomic energy committee also has been Friends said they dont think he would take it if the job were offered to Barnard Possibility One published report had it that Chester president of only permitted to be in their com China Reds Free Consular Aid at Mukden Communist Officials Order Entire Legation Deported By JOHN HIGHTOWER 27 CSVChinese Communirti at Mukden have released Vice Consul William Stokes and ordered the entire American consulate staff the state ment announced The deportation order was issued by a Communist peoples court in connection with a spy trial Saturday in which 10 Japanese and Koreans were sen the announcement Stokes was an enforced ob server at the This ac counted for the fact that he was taken from the consulate by Com munist authorities and kept away for approximately seven Learn of Seizure The state department an nounced Saturday the 26yearold diplomats seizure by the Com munist authorities Friday News of the latest developments in the tense Mukden consulate case was relayed here from Muk den by Consul General Angus Ward who with four staff mem bers was already under deporta tion Including there are 10 American officials and clerks in the consulate staff and at least two European staff plus the Japanese wife of another employe and four Japanese American Starting Date Secret who reported through Consul Edmund Ciubb at said he had not yet been informed when he and the four staff members involved with him in the earlier deportation order actually would be sent out of Muk Nor was there any informa tion concerning deportation of the rest of the staff other than that it has been The strange Stokes episode came on the heels of the Commu nists trial and sentencing of Ward and the four aids to leave They were accused of Abusing a Chinese The department called the case trump ed up and had appealed to 30 na tions to bring pressure on the Communists for Wards Denied Transportation When the Americans will get out of Mukden was not For months before the recent de the Reds had denied transportation for their depar spy ob served that since the Communita took the Manchurian city in the Americans have been under virtual house ar rest and any espionage activity on their part would therefore have been Apparently the whole staff was ordered deported as a result of the spy The department said that under the restrictions by which the con sulate people have they were In connection with the department officials Three Armies Stab Nearer To Chungking HONG 28 Communist armies drove relentlessly on the temporary Nationalist capital of Chungking Monday and advices said the city was doomed unless they could be A United Press Chungking dis patch said that the swept into the suburbs of 40 miles south of the white other armies drove fast on Nanch 50 miles southeast and a third advanced on 40 miles Declare Martial Laws The Nationalist government de clared martial law throughout the war zone Sunday and imposed a 7 curfew in Foreign corespondents were ad vised to get out and the Chung king advices said that all impor tant staff members of the official Central News agency fled Mon day Fear was expressed that the Communists might drive on west ward from bypassing and possibly cut the escape to Glrenfta 175 milM northwest of Cming Isolate Other By such a drive the Communists also might cut off Yunnan and Sikang provinces in the Advices said that Nationalist reinforcements had been sent to bolster the line south of Chung king and that if the failed to stop the Communists there the Red army would be in tht city this The only real traffic in Chung king streets Monday it was were army trucks and jeeps taking part in the evacua tion of the the Rockefeller is get ting serious consideration for Lil ienthals Barnard in 1946 served as a consultant to a state President Heads For Florida Vacation Today 27 UP Harry S Truman heads south Monday for a longde layed Florida during which he will rest up from his years labors and prepare for another turbulent session of the 81st With a hint of snow in the he is slated to take off at in the DC6 presidential Accompanying him will be Truman and Mar and members of his im mediate The plane is due to land at the Boca Chica airfield outside Key about four hours whence the official family will be whisked off to the presi dents favorite southland vaca tion Key Went naval Attend Brief Meet Both Johnson and Bradley at tended a brief conference with top American military men in Bradley later took off for Paris and the defense meet ing of the Atlantic pact Johnson will go to Paris In Bradley said the does not favor the rearmament of Germany at this Fu ture rearmament will depend on circumstances and will be settled by the Atlantic pact states them he In a brief press conference at the Rhein main air Johnson My business in this part of the world is peace and navy and air force officers held a closed briefing for Johnson and Air Soviet Military Reliable sources said they were brought up to date on latest So viet and Soviet satellite military who is chairman of the North Atlantic treaty defense said I do not antici pate any imriicular difficulties in adopting the program brought up by the Johnson told The president of the United States has stated his There is no intention or plan for rearming That statement is full and complete no no thats The secretarys statement rein forced the 10poinl protocol signed last week between Bonn Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and the west allied high in which the republic pledged itself not to up proposals for international con trol of atomic Prior to joining the Rockefeller Barnard was president and later chairman of the board of the New Jersey Bell Telephone Hie experience as an executive in both business and public serv together with his background in the atomic energy were said to add up to the kind of speci fications Truman feels are nec essary for the A E C Red Journal Delayed 27 weekly Cominform Journal is three days overdue and there were rumors here Sunday that it is being held up for an im portant pound or the a block Consulate Personnel Here is the complete list of the American members of the consul ate staff Angus consul Mary Klden Erick Jack Pine Fred vice Walter Nor Hugo Fall Ralph Roches William vice Stateh Shiro In addition this group and the two Europeans known to be employed by the Ward and Tatsumi together with the four Tatsumi children are presumably covered by the deportation Ship Grounds Off Sweden 28 UP The 3881ton British freighter Britkon ran aground off southeast Swedish coast Sunday night and the coast guard said Monday that all of the 38 crew members had abandoned the ves Eleven crew includ ing three reached the shore by They told the pilot station at the coastal town of Oscarshamn that the other including the vessels were aboard a motorboat lying alee of the The Britkon was reported to be still afloat despite heavy damage incurred when it was blown onto the rocks by a 44mph Res cue handicapped by the heavy were attempting to reach the A lifeboat that managed to reach the Britkon at 2 GMT 9 EST reported that the crew members in the motorboat were in good They were unable to leave before dawn because of the BRADLEY SAYS IN PARIS 6Pact Parley Assures West Defense 27 if would have to be recreate an armed force of any Omar chairman of the joint chiefs of declared Sun day night that he was sure effec tive measures would be taken at meetings here this week for active planning of defense of the North Atlantic Bradley arrived from by In an effort to calm French sus picions that an effort will be made to rearm western Brad ley said that of Defense Louis Johnson had stated posi tively at Frankfurt that the United States government does not favor German rearmament at the present Asked by French reporters if the might not be expected to declare in favor of such rearma ment Bradley said this prob examined by all signatories of the North Atlantic It would depend on the cir Bradley And who can tell what will be the situation in a thousand yean The chairman of the joint chiefs of staff added that the busi ness of the defense whose meetings he will attend Monday was to make recommenda tions for an integrated defense and mutual These recommendations wilt he submitted Thursday to the de fense ministers of the 12 signa tory whose decision will be passed on to Harry S Tru man for approval in connection with allocations under the Ameri can mutual defense Under that will ha allocated in materials and cash for military aid to western left Johnson in Frankfurt following conferences with leaders When ha arrived in Paris he was met by Rene military gov ernor of and Joseph military He said he would not confer with other chiefs of staff Sunday but would be working with of The British and French chiefs of staff will meet Monday to prepare the conference of u which opens Tuesday prior to ft gathering of the defense minlstan on Chief among the problems to come up for decision U doflaii of Ua North Atlnlit V