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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS toterutoitataia Network gtstjon KALL WEATHEE showers M 52 IALT LAKE MONDAY DECEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE Solons Ready Twin Study Into ALeak Diary Holds Hopkins Sent Rues Data From Alaska Base 4 UP army air force George Racey Jordan of New York said Sunday he is ready to show congressional investi gators a detailed diary to support his charges that the late Harry Hopkins and two anonymous department officials gave Russia the Abomb on a Friends of White House and close friend of Franklin promptly branded the story Got No Report In Gen Dale who was Jordans superior officer during the war as commanCer of the Alas kan division of the air transport said the reports were a complete surprise to Gaff ney added that if Jordan had filed any official reports on the they should have passed across his Two congressional committees ordered immediate and the air force and atomic energy commission offered their full cooperation in the Jordan thumbed through his diary with a United Press reporter and asserted his willing ness to present it with his sworn testimony to congressional com mittees or anyone else who wants to establish the truth of this mat Beady for Probe The air force and A E C also ex pressed willingness to get down to the record in an investigate a of the If congress spokesmen for the two agencies they win dig back into their musty wartime files to see whether there it any record that raw ura nium the stuff from which atomic bombs are made was shipped to Russia in as Jordan The FBI refused flatly to com ment on the but it was learned from other sources that FBI agents had questioned the Jordan and exam ined his now assistant to the of tae New York con struction firm of American Pa cific Industrial first aired his story on the Friday night pro gram of radio commentator Ful ton Lewis He said some 1650 of raw uranium and literally ions of secret papers were sent 10 Russia in black suitcases over the wartime Alaskan lendlease Solon Sees Tax HikeMistake 4 UP Forecasting excellent business conditions in Joseph OMahoney said Sun day that any tax increase not only would be a mistake but a practical The Wyoming who heads the senatehouse economic told a reporter he thinks the government can get more revenue by revising the tax system to give new incentives to business than by raising Harry S Truman has said he sees no other way to balance the budget except to raise Truman has not clear the type of tax pro gram he will submit in his Jan uary messages to If OMahoneys views were fol the senatehouse commit tees economic report to congress will urge elimination of wasteful spending but will point out the dangers and difficulties of too sharp cuts in the budget and op pose tax It is a practical impossibility to increase taxes the Wyo ming Clayton Finances formed his living Bank Succumbs Lawrence Larry member of the board of Federal Reserve and prominent Utah died Sun day at his residence in the Presi dential Salt Lake relatives were no who went to Wash ington in 1934 as assistant to Mar riner then chairman of the Federal Reserve board of gov played a round of golf Saturday with Eceles and others and was apparently in ex cellent His death resulted from a heart Native Smlt Laker Bom March in Salt Lake a son of Nephi Williard and Sybella White he was educated in University of Michi University of Stanford university and receiving his bachelor of arts and bachelor of from the latter two institutions In 1920 he was vice president and manager of Clayton Invest ment Salt Lake a post he held through when he left to join the staff of the First Na tional Bank in It was there he became acquainted with president of the Wide Banking Experience Clayton served the Ogden bank as assistant cashier from 1924 to assistant vice presi dent from 1928 to vice presi dent from 1931 until he went to in He was assistant to Eccles A group until 1945 when he left to head his own Clayton Securities in In 1947 he was appointed to the board of gov ernors of the Federal Reserve sys Climax Nears In Snyder Congress Calls Officials To Air Fiscal Viewi f 4 The capitals hottest fiscal feud since the warring days of Jesse Jones and Henry Wallace may come to a head in a facetoface showdown this of the Treasury John excountry banker and Harry S Trumans battery D and Marriuer outspoken member and former chairman of the Federal Reserve will take their dif ferences over cheap money be fore a housesenate economic sub committee headed by Paul Douglas Closed Door Few will get to see the Douglas has said it will JB behind closed But out of the session may come legisla tion which win remove the grounds for treasuryfederal reserve bick ering over monetary policy by tell ing each agency exactly what it is supposed to Thomas federal re serve who became chair man last year when Eccles was demoted while bickering with Sny kept out of the crossfire Sat urday in a threehour appearance before the Lauds Cooperation He said there had been a strong degree of cooperation between federal reserve and treasury and that he had had no trouble with the treasury since he took He wouid not say whether he agreed with any of the charges of cheap money and inflation ism which Eccles hurled at the treasury Friday in reopening the feud in just as Snyder went on the witness stand the McCabeg testimony seemed to put him generally in support of Douglas said he wanted to hear both sides in the closed door ses sion before deciding whether to recommend legislation to remove grounds for treasuryfederal dis putes on fiscal Inevitable Conflict The way it he there is inevitable coEfliefbeeause the definition of distinction has not been made clear by Fed eral Reserve has to monetary but the treasury secretary is charged with debt managemenl and answers to the White The EcclesSnyder feud first flared last year over proposals to increase reserve requirements for concerned about in was for Snyder was Sawyer Requests Voluntary Rein On Monopolies Asks Industry Cooperation In Presidents Program of Commerce Chtrtea at Harry Trumans Sunday launched a coordinated government program to check the growth of monopolies through the voluntary cooperation of He said the as suggested by the will emphasise a positive approach to preserve and promote the spirit iractice of competition by clarir tying existing laws and drafting new He said large firms will be asked to cease gobbling up smaller com panies to form the keystone of the But he took pains to point out that this does not mean the Justice department will relax Ronald Bryant of hurled high into the air as his automobile rolled over uncon trolled near hangs unconscious nn FATAL WRECK Driver Hurled Onto Utility Pole Strands 4 telephone Jlremca prepare to lower He died a half hour biter in an Anderson hospital putrnlinnn MIrt Mn rolled many 2 Miners 2 Escape In Dirt Slide at Hailey late Saturday when his automobile went out of control near Alexan He stayed on the wires half an hour until firemen brought him and he died a short time later in an Anderson State Patrolman Fillmore Davis said the victime carried capers identifying him as Ronald Bry ant of Davis said the auto turned over many finally coming to pest on the mine runnel in which they were Nearer Opealar erslrfeet nearer to the Opening Possible Break Seen Today In LewisOwners Parley Tribune Ltutt Wire 4 Hailey men were killed and their two companions narrowly escaped death in a slice which wiped out He was in about 10 and was Two completely buried when the slide came from Higher up on the moun tain past the mine opening and collapsed the A member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday he was a grandson of William composer of Come Ye outstanding hymn of the L D S Survived by Widow On July he married Ruth Dunn in Salt Lake Cii She survives as do the following son and daughters Lawrence Clayton and Miss Barbara and Sybella Clayton now residing in Austria with her hus Other survivors include Three brothers Salt Lake City Pasadena Charles Bos ton three halfbrothers and Clayton and Young nil of Salt Lake 4 of Kentucky coal op talk contract here erators this week with John president of the United Mine in what could turn out to be the first break in the long soft coal The Kentuckians are not mem bers of the Southern Coal Pro ducers whose board of di rectors meets here at 10 E S The board is ex pected to decide whether to make another attempt to negotiate with Back to Pits These developments came as nearly soft coal who have been on strike aince got ready to return to the pits Monday but on only a three day work week Anthracite miners in Pennsyl vania and soft coal diggers in the who were not on also will work only three days under the terms laid down by Lewis Thursday when he halted the fourth coal strike of the The United Mine Workers an nounced last week that contract UNOFFICIAL CHINESE REPORT Chiang Resumes Rule of Nationalists 4 eralissimo Chiang Kaishek vir tually took over as president Sun day as nonessential government personnel began fleeing this tem porary Nationalist Although there was no official announcement that Chiang had reassumed the he offi cially received secre tary and Liu chief counselor of the presidents The central standing committee cf the the National ists powerful political de cided Saturday night that Chiang would become president after 11 months of when acting Li Tsungjen departs from Hong Kong Monday for the United Vice Premier Chu in behalf of the urged Chiang to A group of 60 legislators also appealed to Chiang to take over the Nationalist lead First personnel to leave Sunday were staff members of the presi dents office who reportedly flew to Hainan en route to the governments island refuge of For Correspondents were asked to be ready to leave Sunday or Monday for an unannounced desti Premier Yen stripping the government down to a mobile force of 104 cabinet and hoped to avoid recur rence of the Chungking fiasco in which hundreds of government em ployes Wire unable to Some reports said a temporary capital would be established at 220 miles south of in Sikang Chiang will make an inspection trip of Sichang and Kunming be fore returning to it was Some of the refugees stood on street comers selling their belong ings for Thousands of people stood in long lines before the gov ernment banks to change 10 yuan dollar notes for silver dollars which bring them 2200 notes on the black negotiations with the anthracite operators would begin next Tues day in New U M W sources believed Lewis would leave here for New York Monday to be on hand for at least the opening ses sion of the hard coal But he may return to the capital by Operators of about 100 small truck mines in eastern producing about tons of soft coal hoped to get their mines back on a full five day week at once by reaching an separate agreement with Entire Tom coal said he and John Hodges and Jack two other Pikeville will come here this week to represent the entire eastern Kentucky group in con tract talks with McGee said the exact date cf the meeting depends on Lewis schedule but it probably would take place The delegation earlier had planned to be here Monday but apparently was informed by the union that Lewis schedule would require a UMW sources here confirmed that Lewis will meet with a Ken tucky producers delegation this but could not give a McGee said his group met at Pikeville Friday night with union Lewis Demand The operators were said to be ready to meet Lewiss demands for a 95caday wage a 15caton increase in royalty pay ments to the U M W welfare and retirement and strength ening of the old contracts will ing and abis to This is the first time that unions proposals for settlement of the nationwide contract dispute have been spelled out in dollars and Lewis previously had said only that his demands would cost 35c psr ton of coal mined and that the operators could pay them out of current Known as the Digmore 3 the new small development was located in the Kelly gulch area just above Dead were John James and Oscar both Hailey The two were buried when some 40 tons of dirt slid down the mountain and over the face of the mine tunnel they were working with two other Datiis Rooney and Alex both of PartTime Claim The men had been working each Sunday on a claim and had built the tunnel about 15 ft into the side of the The two vivors stated they had set a round of explosives earlier in the Two sets of timbers had already been put into the new mine and Amos was using a pick in the far end of the tunnel in preparation for holes ror the third when the slide Typhoon Hammers Mindanao 4 typhoon with 85mileanhour winds Sun day night swept into the south central which never have fully recovered from two dis astrous storms in The weather bureau said the with a radiusof 120 should have crossed the northern tip of the big southern by In its path was the island of Cebu to the north Cebu was hard hit by pre vious its efforts to break up monopolistic trade practices through court Letter of 25 Sawyer to undertake the plan in a letter dated The letter read in part I feel that it would he desir able to explore further the means of increasing the effectiveness of federal efforts with respect to monopoly and restraint of including improvements in pro grams and administrative rxrange ments and needed in leg Sawyer said he will work with a new interagency to be appointed by to coordinate all the governments activities in the antimonopoly Cooperative Effort This group will explore the pos sibilities of broadening these ac tivities by education and cooper ative leading to voluntary and wholehearted compliance with legal He said the committee will de velop for submission to on ways to curb monopolies and encourage free step was the ibiication of the ly on the coneen f inns in var out Steel Proposes To Settle PriceFix Suit Sawyers ODwyer Sleeps As 22 Rush To Suite NEW 4 Bellevue hospital suite occupied by Mayor William un der treatment for heart strain and a respiratory has a small Xitchsn where his meals are As Sunday nights dinner was being a dishcloth left near an electric grill caught A puff of smoke swept over the Someone in the corridor saw the smoke and called the hos pital Joseph the mayors had snuffed out the spark from the In heres who arrived A deputy fire the chief of the sixth fire 20 firemen in full turnouts of hel rubber coats and boots armed with hooks and ex and a police era feet nearer to the opening than Amos and Rooney Was behind him with Heckert between Amos and the first two were able to jump the way of most of the fall and although the timber set caught ey across the and McDonald was also pinned under dirt for a He was able to pry up the timbers and release They reported they could see Heckerts head from the eyebrows protruding from the Since both were they were unable to dig him out Rooney suffered a severe leg injury mnd but Mc Donald was not seriously Medical Attention At the cabin the pair met An drew Sealander and Gilbert Flem ing who drove them to Hailey for aid and medical A crew of volunteers returned and re moved the two Both were pronounced dead by a Hailey physi Officials said the heavy rain on the mountains with granite tyoe soil probably brought on the John James Amos was born in Hailey 1911 and was a graduate of the Hailey high He lived here all his He served with the army during World War and was deputy sheriff p in this area for a At pres ent he was employed at the Hia watha Surviving are his May and a p William Widow Survives Heckert was born July 1900 in and came to the Woodriver area with his parents in He assisted his father on a ranch at south of until two years ago when he movedinto For the past two years he had served as maintenance man for tiie county highway Surviving are his Evelyn and a daughter Alice and one all of Hailey four brothers and a Ted Heck Utah George Heck Boise Arthur Poca tello Blwin Sun and MTR John Nebraska Fugitive Killed by Police 4 liam a fabulous fugitive who parlayed luck and daring into 11 days of was shot to death A Kansas highway mowed him down with gunfire at the south edge of this tiny southeast Nebraska cor ner The Nebraska penitentiary es capees car had just overturned and Dunkin came out Smith 4 compromise settlement was being considered Sunday to end govern ment pricefixing conspiracy charges against nearly 100 of the nations steel The federal trade commission announced it has received an offer rom the American Iron and Steel nstitute and members to accept an order against methods of pric ing steel The proposal is designed to FTC a twoyear eld federal complaint that the teelmakers engaged in an unlaw ful conspiracy to fix prices and destroy competition in the sale of Weighs Proposal A statement from the agency made it clear that the las not yet made up its mind to accept the proposed consent or der And two top officials it the trade commission clashed headon over whether the case can fee dropped as The governments in centered around the stealcompanies called Mraopottes The Based on the 1941 census of was turned over to Bmanuel Cel ler chairman of a house subcommittee studying The study lor each indus try the concentration of output among the first four com the lirst the first and the top Sawyer said his second step will be appointment of the interagency composed of repre sentatives of the Justice depart the Federal Trade commis the presidents council of economic advisers and otheir agen PART TODAY Barkleys Bid Adieu NEW 4 NYN The honeymooning Barkleys will be parted in JP TC attorney charge of mended commission acceptance sf the steel companies Meets This was met with a strong ob jection from Richard the agencys director of litigation and chief trial who said FTC has no authority to settle the case at this and that settlement now would be to the public interest Paulson expressed the view that the FTC order proposed under the compromise would permanent ly bar the firms from tsing the socalled basing point delivered price He went on to as sert his belief that dropping of such basing point methods would provide appropriate relief in the public Study Freight Charges The proposed order would auto matically conform to any change in Congress has been study ing legislation to clarify per missable basing point Basing point methods set deliv That was disclosed prices without regard to m when they said goodbye to New York after a triumphant in freight The FTC said one of its princi day visit that the 74yearold vice sresident smilingly described as wonderful but complaints in the steel case IB against matching of delivered price quotations through concerted On leaving Pennsylvania of a multiple basing for at of Barkley said his made it clear that his bride would go on alone to to the proposal came but that he on legal aspects of jurisdic join her later in the for rather than on the merits continuation of our the WarShattered Buildings Kill Hurt 8 in Berlin 4 highrougn seas about 85 persons were reported killed off the Danish island of The Danish coast guard eight injured here Sunday when heavy windstorm blew down luxury Cunaro mains of buildings wrecked by wartime Caronia was unable to make its scheduled sailing from Liver Western sector police said late were killed and six injured in British troop ship Soviet sector authorities service men and women ported two dead and two for the far also was Residents were warned by radio that other buildings might The windstorm pounded up in Liverpool by the Winds of 60 to 75 mph kept ships In the Elbe estuary and the Ger Europe and Britain and North sea coast trom leaving most the open Three other persons were peak velocity of 75 mph was lieved killed in airplane by the Bremerhaven sig A small plane crashed station in the Weser estuary killing but the winds there dropped French pilot and his single about 60 miles an hour later in An R A F which normally carries one The winds forced the Dutch wa into the North sea during a which left tn to for the M14AA after losing an anCnor and The 1580ton British steamship Spero called for assistance after The Dutch she sprung serious leak while had to come back to   

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