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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Intermovntain Network Station KALL Monday Through WEATHER Partly continued cold on Page 58 SALT LAKE SUNDAY DECEMBER 1949 PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Smashed Auto Tells of Sudden Road Deaths Here is mute evidence that death can strike fast on an icy few seconds before their auto collided with a truck on highway 91 early Saturday morning the two sisters killed were capable of enjoying Hie possessions which are shown on the seat of their battered Victims of the weathercaused mishap were Marie Meister and Miss Ilulda Mercury Dips JL UJLI Utah Blizzard By ROBERT BLAIR A doublebarreled snowstorm fired its second shot at Utah and the intermountain west Saturday and weathermen said extreme cold would come in its While the main body of the two day storm moved southward it still was snowing in Salt Lake City late Saturday Forecasters at the Weather VICTIMS OF STORM Traffic Accidents Kill 2 L Man ROAD WARNING The Utah highway patrol Saturday night warned motor ists not to travel on sections of three main The pa which reported all state roads advised against using 40 west of Salt Lake City SO through Spanish Fnrk canyon to and 8991 south from Chains were advised on canyon bureau station at Salt Lake Munic ipal airport predicted a minimum of 15 degrees for Sunday morning and said the mercury would drop to 5 or 10 by Sunday As the rapid fire storm moved out of northern residents of the southern portion of trie state and neighboring New Mexico and northern Arizona got their helping of IB Salt Lake Crty of snow had been measured at the airport by A rash of stormoaused traffic accidents kept Salt Lake police traffic investigators stepping Near the DavisSalt Lake county line on highway 91 two persons were killed in a truckcar collision police said was Page Column 1 The onslaught of winter left three two of them dead in Utah vic tims of traffic mishaps attributed to the The victims are Marie Meister Box Elder killed in a mishap just north of Salt Lake City Saturday at Miss Hulda a vic tim of the same Edward 28877th who died Saturday of injtf ries suffered when struck by an automobile Friday evening near his Tribune Sprrlal NORTH SALT A truckauto crash blamed on icy roads fatally injured two sisters from Box Elder Saturday at on highway 91 threequarters of a mile north of the southern Davis county Two others were hurt Marie Meister and Miss Hulda rear seat in the were thrown from the car and killed in A third Olive Meister driver of the was reported in poor condition Saturday night in Marks Salt Lake Her was in fair Both are from The four were traveling to Salt Lake City when their car skidded on the icy road into the path of a Fisher Baking truck driven by Bliss Chalmers 815 Downing Salt Lake The front of the truck crashed the rear of the Mikesell and a Richard 448 Den ALL TOO Storms Rip South California With Slashing Snow LOS 10 biting winds that ranged as high as 85 mph swept hail and snow into southern Cali fornia and to add to the Santa Monica was jolted by an Heavy seas pounded Redondo in greater Los Angeles South Bay and the accom panying wind whipped gay Christ inas decorations off overhead wires Into the The municipal pier there was closed uecause of structural etomage from the The wind ushered in tempera tures that were in the 50s in and niouiiii Los but it blew out the smog from the City of IMC and from the higher build ings downtown many persons watched the snow falling atop about 20 Watchers also could see snow clouds more than SO distant in the Sun Bernardino Bernardino county towns shivered in nearfreezing At milehigh Big Bear the thermometer dropped to 9 de grees and 2 of snow i Yucaipa was nipped by a sleat and hail piled up in other I At the wind whistled through at an 85 mph blowing down trees and scattering Even protected by was hard hit by the and palm fronds were scattered about in some Santa Monicas earthquake was confined to a small area and did no It was recorded at Snow fell generally in southern California mountains at elevations of 3500 or but snow flurries extended down to Alta denas level in the San Gabriel While snow was falling the sun was shining in most other Loa Angeles area ver Salt Lake also an employe of the were not although Mikesell was treated for He told Davis county Deputy Sheriff Arch who in that he swerved to try to avoid the Assisting with the investigation were Trooper Ray Evans of the high way patrol and several Salt Lake City police Getz suffered a broken neck and skull Miss See Page Column 4 Ronmio Junks Bids For Respect NEW 10 UP Carlos presi dent of the United Nations gen eral junked his pre pared speech before an assembly of young people Saturday and made instead an impassioned plea for human beings to respect each Look at I am a funny looking little I am a a he told more than 700 delegates to the New York Daily Mirrors seventh annual youth Spread Doctrine Perhaps all you know of the Philippines is the picture you see in the newspaper people photo graphed wearing Gstrings But see I crack I wear I am a human Foreigners are human beings en dowed with the dignity of the hu man he The teenaged who themselves had just adopted a series of resolutions strongly en dorsing elimination of racial and religious sat rapt in the Astor hotel ballroom as Romulo hammered home his philosophy of The basis of international peace and understanding can be he when we learn to re spect the dignity ol the human no matter what its race or creed or Tells Aim If you can spread that in your you can say he has a soul regardless of whether his clothes are his hair is or he speaks another is Romulo He delighted the youths when he tossed aside his prepared speech after reading three para saying we have failed in our generation two cataclysmic But that failure should not be inherited by To that end we are laboring at the United Romulo said that United Nations assembly which ended Sat urday had measurably advanced the cause of world Australia Ousts Labor Regime For Second Socialism Defeat Trumans Half Billion Cut Of Budget Held Likely 10 Harry S Truman may work out a budget calling for expenses a half billion dollars or more below this fiscal years indicated it was reported Officials in touch with the situation said the figure is likely to be in the 42 to 43 billion dollar probably nearer the Final decisions still are pending on some it was Budget spending the current ALeak Probe Asks Army Air Records 10 Congressional probers diclosed Saturday they have asked for records of the chemical warfare service as they sought to run down the wliole story of how the Rus sians were able to get precious atomic materials during the Louis chief investiga tor for the house unAmerican activities said he sought to learn whether the Rus sians got any of the supplies through the chemical The committee h8s learned that ship ments went to the Soviet Union in 1943 when the countries were allied against Records Restricted We said that the Russians communicated with the armed forces about uranium They might have ob tained the heavy water through This referred to 1000 of an atomic experimental material which the committee said showed up in old lendlease records The shipping license was recorded in the last quarter of Russell said the chemical war fare service records are restricted and may not be available to the Meanwhile investigators were caught in a political crossfire as a fight breweJ in the committee be tween Democrats and It promises to get hotter as the 1950 congressional campaign picks Whether this might in some way stymie tlie investigators remained to be But they believe if given the they can find out Whether anyone was tipping off the Russians on sources of uranium Whether anyone was cutting around the corners to assure trans mission of the Where From The source of depart mental data and other records which a witness claims was shipped to How much vital atomic ma terial the Russians actually The investigators claim to have some of the answers already but need more time to document That the Russians got some uranium and related atomic ma terials in 1943 was clearly estab lished this week as the committee dived head first into charges aired by radio commentator Fulton Lewis and former air force George Racey year ending next June 30 is run ning about Sees Tax Hike This wouldnt be enough of a cut to balance the budget unless taxes are Truman has made it clear he sees no other way than increased revenues to halt deficit The budget will be handed to congress next With tentative revenue expecta tions at the level of this year and the present outlook appeared to be a deficit of 4 to 5 billion dollars for fiscal For the current fiscal now close to its the meaning the margin by which the government is overspending its currently estimated of ficially at Truman Hopeful Officials discussing the but unwilling to be stressed that the precise outcome will be determined by decisions now being reached by the president and his advisers at Key Truman was reported hope ful that federal spending from here on out will be downward from the rrent fiscm years peacetime record of The administration blames the cold war with Russia for most of the sharp rise in federal costs this year and last from the post war low of in fiscal That alone was a item in last Januarys and one which some advisers hope Truman will drop this since congress has ignored it Truman is reported to push again for another hitherto unsuccessful proposal federal aid to the a year cost tag it Military costs are likely to account for pr nearly onethird of the entire ON THE INSIDE SECTION A 9 11 SECTION B Local SECTION S Sports 15 Skyline Six 1 Football 3 Boxing Fish and Baseball 5 9 10 Utah 12 SECTION C Classified Advertising 18 Mines and SECTION W Society 114 12 Ogden 13 Prove 14 SECTION II Garden 112 Farm Letter 2 Prize Recipe 6 SECTION M Features 18 Music 6 Ut ah Radio Log 5 6 IllinoisaiiWJns Chief GOP Finance Post 10 UP Republican National Chairman Guy Gabrielson Saturday an nounced the appointment of a Chi cago Douglas as treasurer of the national a wellknown midwest ernrr and a comparative newcomer to national is vice chair man of the Quaker Oats He succeeds James also of whose home is at Lake will have the job of raising funds for the allimpor tant congressional elections of next He takes over the top na tional committee financial post while its funds are at an extremely low Began as Sweeper Stuart rose through the ranks of the oats He started out as a mill sweeper in one of the companys Canadian and worked his way up to his present in accepting the appoint disavowed any personal po litical I accepted the position of treas urer of the national cpmmittee after consideration and saw in it an opportunity to serve my coun try md that is the basis for my ac Stuart Active in Scoots Stuart is a strong advocate of the free enterprise one of the issues the Republicans will stress heavily in the forthcoming political Ga brielson pointed out that the new treasurer long has been long con nected with social service in the Chicago Gabrielsons statement announc ing the appointment said while achieving success in his business has been active in civic especially in the field of social Stuart has been on he executive committee of the Boy Scouts of America and has been honorary president cf the Chicago council of the B S Robert Menzies Assured Australia prime minister post GRIDIRON CLUB GOP Victory Hopes Get Press Satire 10 Republicans heard the answer to their victory prayers Saturday sight in one pi sketches at the annual winter dinner of the Gridiron club at the Hotel The 500 including Vice ihe entire cabinet all but one member of the supreme saw the Re publican party leaders gathered at locale of the new gold They were all feeling pretty low because their claim had petered In FortyNlner Garb On the stage in costumes of 49ers were some members of the Gridiron an organization of Washington newspaper men They heard one sourdough claim ing to be Sinclair chair man of the G O P finance commit sing sadly Dollars are not dropping in the Grand Old Party And the were they are mostly Then a masked bandit galloped pulling his horse to a stand with the Co I have heard your call 01 dis says the who proved to be of the Afmy Dwight president of Co lumbia I have come to rescue I I still have a certain academic doubt about Barkley Joins Chorus The dinner closed with Vice Barkley joining members of the Gridiron club in singing a chorus of his favorite Wagon By tradition dating back 64 all speeches were unre The vice president spoke for the administration in the ab sence of Harry S who is on a workingvacation in Henry Ford youthful president of the Ford Motor talked about the problems of busi nessmen trying to get along with the Democratic Party Combine Assured Majority Vote in House 11 of fm enterprise ousted Australias labor government Saturday in the second defeat of socialism in the British commonwealth within 11 A combination of Liberal and Country parties was assured of 64 of the 121 voting member ships in the house of representa tives which means they will form the new The Labor in office eight had as good as Seven seats re mained in The winners will have a major ity Of at least perhaps Await Senate Returns from the senate wliich do not affect the shift in the were still The outcome paralleled the elec tion verdict 30 in New Zea a little sister dominion in the south Three Nationalists pledgee to free enterprise and slashing of state controls defeated a Labor government after 14 years of Socialist Robert Gordon Austral ian liberal leader who now will be restored to the prime ministry he held from 1939 to called the turn on the Australian situation in his comment 1 The Socialists were brought to power in New Australia and Great Britain in that This dramatic New Zealand re sult seems a happy omen that they will go out in the same British race Election The British Labor government of Prime Minister Attlee faces an election sometime before the end at its fiveyear term next Some conservative spokesmen have advanced the idea that the results in the dominions might influence the British A record number of Australians men and The vote indicates they want Socialism Voting is compulsory under a federal law of Those who abstain are liable to up to The compulsory how has not worked to the ad vantage of any one Labor has won three federal elections since the system was introduced nonLabor groups now have won Election Stirs Questions Why would Australians throw out a Labor government when everyone who wishes to work has a job and the country is prosper ous Most persons tell you It is be esjsc they are tired of the trend toward further Socializa tion and rising a dignified Mel bourne succeeds Joseph a pipesmoking former railroad as prime minis Menzies liberal party is the nenior partner in the winning com Arthur an ac countant who also has been a prime heads the Country Labor Opposition Leaders reelected to his own seat in the is expected now to become the leader of the Labor Labor held 43 of the 74 seats in the outgoing house and 33 of the 36 in the The member ships were expanded with this elec The new house will have a total of 123 which 121 have voting privileges and the new senate British Tories Hail Aussie Labor Defeat 10 lant British Conservatives pre dicted Saturday night that the defeat of the Socialist Labor gov ernments in Australia and New Zealand was the forerunner of vic tory for Winston Churchill in next years British national The cry in Tory Conservative headquarters was two down and one to Doesnt Conservative Chairman Lord Woolton said Australia and New Zealand now knew from experi ence that Socialism doesnt bring contentment and a higher standard of It fails in the Great the foremost nation of the old will come o the same said The crushing defeats of the in CdnElCZS wealths may become factor affecting British Prime Minister Clement Attlees decision an election which had been ex pected as early JJM The countries are although important differences Nick Hits Tangles Up With High Tension Strands FORT 10 parachuting Santa Claus tangled with high tension wires Saturday and was rescueC as hundreds of alternately wept and The plan was for other wise Robert Jumping Jack to leap from a plane and de scend to Stranahan field in mid where practically the entire juvenile population for miles around awaited with There were happy outcries u Santa hit the but the red suited visitor was caught in a brisk wind and blown into wires skirting the football His chute tangled with the and jolly Nick himself 21 utility then dangled 45 above the Happiness among youthful spec tators quickly became consterna Santa is hundreds of young voices Hurry calls went to the fire de partment lor a ladder But John Bell of Fort a utility lineman watching the became a hero to every With borrowed he scaled up the pole before firemen lugging a He fash ioned a line over crossarms and lowered the rope to shaken up but unfastened his parachute harness and lowered himself to a ladder which meantime had been placed beneath Safe on the Nick scrambled down into the arms of a mob of cheering He climbed aboard a sound truck and announced all is well He handed out candy with a trembling From thcrs the as scheduled by the retail mer chants division of the chamber of Niles has chuted from the Gol den Gate and Bay bridges in San and from the George Washington bridge in New He said he plans to jump from the Empire State building next Not iiktte The welfare state was not MI issue in New Zealand or Australia nor will it be But the way a welfare state has been admin istered by Labor was an issue in the commonwealth and will be Continued restrictions and government bureaucracy under labor were high on the list of issues in all three But free enterprise was an iMue and will be EightCtoldren Die as Fire Levels Home 10 flash fire roared through a flimsy twostory house at Cas 18 miles northwest of here claiming the of eight Police said the victims were the children and stepchildren of an unemployed la They ranged in age from one to Only his wife and a Edward survived the Fire Mystery All three were burned At first it was reported that another child was burned seri police re ported that a daughter was at tending a party at a neighbor hood cabin when the blaze broke Names of the victims were not immediately Nor were police able to tell how the fire Cascade is located in a woody section of Lycoming section is mostly occupied by cab ins used by Charles an attendant at a pipeline pumping station about 400 yards away from the Edkins said he was pass ing the house when the fire Blocked by Kline said when he reached the house Edkins came rushing out the front Asked where the children Edkins could only answer first first Kline A sheet of name blocked en trance at the Kline He ran to the attracked by shrill screams of a There he found Edkins who pointed to the second Kline said in an con unable to Looking Kline saw the form of one of the children at a second floor He said he celled to the child to But the only answer WM I I Momenta Kline the child was swallowed up by ft BUM of   

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