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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS Nttwark Station KALL Neasay alt fab WEATHER n 66 SALT LAKE MONDAY DECEMBER PRICE HVE GBN1B China Mines Red Warns Ships Communists Prepare AllOut Assault On Tinghai Base HONG 18 UP Nationalist government announced Sunday it would nine all Communistheld ports on the 2000mile China effective Hie announcement came u the Communists prepared a largescale assault on the Tinfhai naTal 90 south of the Main base from which Nationalist destroyers have effectively aded The mining affect an ports from south to Luichow peninsula and presumably include Swa tow and Issues Warning The State department Monday issued a formal warning to American shipping that Shang hai was a zone of danger to American lives and property and extremely hazardous to A cabinet spokesman on For mosa said the action was made necessary by persistent blockade running and that the government informed foreign consulates to warn their ships to leave the ports before Kuo commander of all Nationalist forces in the Chusan in which Tinghai is said the Com munists had assembled a formid able force on the mainland for an assault on See Easy Victory Foreign ship captains recently Interned in Tinghai after attempt ing to run the blockade said that Tinghai would be a pushover or the Kuo said the attack awaited only more favor able What effect the anticipated low of Tinghai would have on the blockade was Tightened blockade operations in weeks have virtually closed off foreign ships from entering Shang Although the Nationalists could not be expected to operate from Formosa on such large the mining threat posed a new prob lem and maritime quarters be lieved shippers would think twice before ordering ships into mined jf the mining threat were partly Deny Resignation from Formosa said Cha secretary general of the had denied reports mier Yen Hsishan had his resignation has been expected for Chinese dispatches said General issimo Chiang Kaishek had sounded out Pai now on Hainan island off the south on taking over the Yen reportedly has been con sidering resignation on grounds of ill Other likely prospects were former foreign minister Wang Shihchieh and former southwest China commander Chang Reds Encircle Chengtu The Communist armies were re ported Sunday to have encircled erstwhile Nationalist capital in west but Hu Tsungnans defense forces managed to escape westward across the Min Heavy fighting was reported at the neck of the Luichow pointing at Hainan with the remnant of Nationalist south China troops trying to cross narrow Nationalist gunboats were dis patched to help maintain an evac uation beachhead against stiff Communist Reds Seize Big Port In Southern China HONG 18 CSVThe big south China port of Kwang chowan apparently has fallen to the Crew members of the motor junk Tai arriving in Hong Kong said theirs was the last ship out of Kwangchowan and that the Nationalist 62nd army had received orders to They said Communists were swarming all on the big Liu chow was Frenchleased territory from 1898 until returned to the Nationalist government in It 1s important as a spring board to the big southern island which is one of the last Na tionalist Other war news was The official Centra News agency said the Nationalist navy shelled more than 200 junks off the Redheld port of Swatow Sat urday when they refused to submit to It said many were It added that Nation alist naval eraft sank four large junks oil Kwangchowan but that others Twentyone passengers and five crewmen escaped Injury when brakes of tills fourengine failed as pilot attempted to land at Chicago municipal airport OB Journey from Los Liner crashed through fence at plunged to stop on pavement Pressure Hiked on Industry to End Dispute 18 U Pressure is increasing on both John Lewis and the coal indus try to get together and end their months long With colder weather approach the nation looked at its stock ile Sunday and saw enough coal tor about three months unless con ditions became extremely Miners now are working only days a Should John Lewis call his United Mine Workers out on strike the situation would become critical within a few Unidentified Sources And scarsss who net to be identified believe that may be Lewis plan unless he soon gets major operators to sign the con tract he Other sources say theyre fear ful of a squeeze play whereby Yanks Seizure n Hungary Stirs Blast 18 UP arrest of Israel Jacobson by Hungarian authorities was viewed by diplomatic sources here Sunday as part of a deliberate Communist campaign to harrass Americans behind the iron They pointed out that the ar rest of the 37yearold manager of the Budapest office of the Ameri can Joint Distribution committee closely paralleled that of Robert assistant vice presi dent of International Telephone and Telegraph Vogeler has been held incom municado since 18 when he was arrested as he attempted to drive from Hungary The arrest of a resi dent of was re ported by officials of his organi zation and confirmed by Minister Nathaniel Davis from Davis said he has asked the Hungarian foreign office for an official In Jewish sources said arrest may be linked with an underground railway used by Hungarian Jews to flee to They said Hungarian Jews are arriving in Austria by the hundreds despite a Hungarian ban on Jewish certain large producers would be Like the mines operated by major steel The steel companies are Theyre using a lot of trying to catch up with the production they lost during the recent 42day strike of the CIO United Growing evidence of concern in the industry can be judged by the frequency of statements being is sued by its Operators Sitting Tight In the last few northern and western soft Jiaye let it be known they are sit ting tight No new negotiations are in sight for an agreement to replace the one which expired last June In the anthracite hard coal negotiations now are under way but theres no indica tion an agreement is About miners are ly in eastern De mxnds may be a little higher than those made on thfr soft coal op Lewis finally has admitted what he wants for his soft coal continuation of the old contract a 95c increase to bring the daily wage to and a 15c boost in the present 20c royalty payments to the UMWs health and welfare Abide by Terms So have continued to abide by terms of the old con It been indicated most western and northern soft coal producers will make their next regular payment to the royalty It due Laurence Tierney president of the Eastern Coal said Saturday Were not going to the royalty pay More than a week ago a small group of truck mine owners in Kentucky bowed to Lewis the UMW says enough in dependent operators have fallen n line to account for almost 10 of the national coal In a UMW spokes man said Saturday he wouldnt be surprised if mine operators in Harlan larg est coal producing county start signing contracts within At the union said both rail and truck mine op erators in Kentucky and Tennes see had signed the new Operators said the U M W was ex aggerating the 26 UNINJURED Bulgars Pick Red Parliament In OneParty National Vote 18 Bulgarians elected a new Father land Front parliament voting in booths decorated with pictures of There was no Polling places also were decked with Bulgarian flags and doves of the emblem of the Com munist information bureaus peace This dispatch did not mention any pictures of Bulgarian leaders at the polling Vassll Ko larov is premier and chief Com leader of Bulgaria sines the death in Mcscow last summer of Georgl Dimitrovs embalmed body was enshrined in a Leninlike tomb in the center of Sofia a week The only candidates were those of the Fatherland the coali tion led by the Communist party which hu governed Bulgaria her liberation from the In the coalition are the Agrarian trade unions and other mass Foreign correspondents were taken in a bus by the foreign ministrys press department to nine polling stations in the farming village of Tzurka and the coal mining town of where a large proportion of voters cast ballots in the early At Dimitrovo a circle of people stomped in the national dance to wild music of a gypsy band outside the voting PinkChcckcd grizzled min ers and feeble old women were among the A veteran Communist miner We vote for unity of the peasants and intelligent against Tito and Traicho former deputy was executed Friday for Plane Hurtles Into Street Brake Failed 18 four engined Constellation of Trans World rolled off the runway at Municipal airport when its brakes failed on landing crashed through a fence stopped in the middle of a None ofthe 21 passengers and five crew members was The pilot of the huge CaptStanley Saa Fran said he made a normal land ing on a San FranciscotoChicago but that his brakes TWA Kasper and other crew members went before the Civil Aeronautics which began an immediate investigation of the brake The big ship had made a nor mal landing on the run TWA before Kasper tried to apply his brakes and found they were The plane rolled on about 2000 to the end of the gradually losing speed as it and hit the fence at the edge the field at about 35 to 40 The fence was bowled over and the plane rolled to the middle of Cicero bordering the and its left wing tip scraping a brick restaurant build ing across the Paris Airliner Fire Claim Eight 18 15VA Belgian Sabena airlines plane crashed in flames Sunday night at nearby killing all eight persons including an American The plane missed a crowded movie theater by only a few hundred The DC3 plane with four pas sengers and a crew of four had just taken off from Le Bourget field on its regular night run to It made one turn over the field and began to lose alti tude after rising only a few hun dred It skimmed the roof of one cot tage and crashed in flames into A man and his wife inside cottage suffered shock but escaped other Airline officials in Brussels identified the dead American as Foster The other three passengers were identified as Emile and Kens both Belgians Vita Chalifa HAMILTON 18 air force officers were killed when their twinengine training plane crashed in rugged mining country near Nevada air force officials The plane took off on a four hour training flight from Hamilton field Saturday Wreck age of the plane waa found about noon Sunday near Nevada City and reported to Mather field air base Rain Dps Crashes LOS 18 More than 200 automobile acci above were caused Saturday night and Sunday by rain that flooded streets and stalled cars in the Los An geles A Janes Reports Russ Work On Battleships Boast Radio Guided Air Torpedoes Rushing 1000 Subs 19 Fighting Ships reported Monday Russia is building three battleships equipped to fire radiocontrolled aerial torpe It said the Soviet navy also is speeding construction on a fleet of 1000 iubrnsrlseSi including a type with a great range and a very high submerged The unofficial but authoritative in its new edi said a hitherto reliable source advised that two of the may already be in com Only Known Up to now Russias only known battlewagons were the Giulio obtained from Italy under the peace and the Sevastopol and Oktya braskaya Janes said Russia is believed to have about 360 submarines al ready and that more than 100 new ones were planned for 194849 de The construction of submarines is of special it Under the current naval con struction within the new fiveyear it was hoped to lave 1000 submarines completed for service by of which 400 were to be in the far 300 n the Baltic and the remainder in the White and Black Extremely Doubtful But it is extremely doubtful whether the Russians have the shipyard capacity and the trained technicians necessary to build an underwater fleet of this size in such a short Janes idded that later informa tion indicates Soviety navy now hopes to have 750 subs in service at the end of It said some of these are being prefabri cated at Baltic yards and shipped to Asiatic ports for The publication said the hith erto reliable source who reported onthe battleships identified them as the Sovietaki the Soviet skaia Belorussia and the Strana Badly Damaged It said orevious reports were that the Sovietski laid down in Leningrad in so badly damaged in the war that ittle progress had been made to ward its Janes said it passed along with because of conflicting in the informants that this ship U still in the yards but that the two others of the same class are believed to be in It said all three are 859 feet ong with a beam of 131 feet and a draft of 32 They weigh tons fully The informant reported that the Sovietskaia Belorussia and the Strana laid down in Archangel in are armed with nine 16inch Possibly Two Warships On the other Janes according to a report from Swe den the Sovietski Soyuz is said be nearing completion at Lenin and of hese powerful warships is now almost ready for They are said to ne equipped with two catapult towers for fir ing radiocontroled aerial torpe does and they have in addition an orthodox main armament of six The armament is also said to include rocket firing and guns are radio Janes noted that the United tates and Britain now have only one battleship in service between This is the navys Demos Plan Two Radio Reports On Solons9 Work 18 MP arranged Sunday for two national radio hook ups apparently as a buildup for a grass roots pressure cam paign during the new The partys national commit tee announced Scott Lucas of the Demo cratic will take to the air Friday for a progress report on Slet Headed by Vice Alben administration leaders will top this second dty of the session of with a 30minute radio roundup cf political comment from ill of The national committees an nouncement Leaders of the party have been told by Chairman Boyle to gather Dem ocrats together In every city and town for local meetings which will include the radio broadcast as part of the pro CIO Launches Purge Of Red Unions Today Ching Hits Quality Of Employer Bargaining Aids 18 mediation direc tor Cyrus Ching said Sunday employers could spare them selves a lot of labor trouble by sending more capable rep resentatives to the collective bargaining HA also advised them play right into the hands of the Communists when they emotion ally refuse to deal with Com munistdominated He outlined what he consid ers the eight moat common management mistakes in labor relations in an article written for Nations month ly magazine of the chamber of commerce of the United He said he deliberately left out of the article the bargaining blunders made by labor repre sentatives because he was ad dressing House Probes Face Medic Lobbies Chairman Frank Buchanan announced Sunday night that a special house lobby inves tigation committee will look into medical and real estate The committee also will invert gate any lobbying by government agencies on the other side of medical and real estate Buchanan The controversies have stirred charges of The chairman told reporters that preliminary work by the committee staff the general subject of tobbsiax has covered thVfleld of The the chairman has struck more dirt than had been first he salti that violations of the lobbyist registration act already have been Later he said he meant there is some indication of ir regular practices hi connection with registration of Asked whether any of the ir regularities affect Buchan an answered Not at He said it would take more checking to determine whether there have been clearcut tions of the This law requires that people who try to influence congress must file their names with con tell how much they make from and who puts up the Japan Envoys For Training 18 State department officials dis closed Sunday the United States soon will start training im jortant Japanese diplomats as art of a policy of speeding the readmiasion of Japan into the world family of The first four of a group of 10 handpicked representatives of Jie Tokyo foreign office are due n Seattle 22 on their way They will get intensive train ing for days administration of the state department and its relations with congress and other was disclosed at the same ime that are going orward to bring several hundred Japanese members of government adminis ters and students to the United States in the next several months to make them familiar with dem ocratic Some already are on the The whole effort to help pre pare Japan for democratic na lionhood has been speeded officials since of State Dean Aeheson and British Foreign Minister Ernest Bevin an nounced in September that a final Pacific war settlement is ur Since then United States and Britain have been at work on independent draft proposals for a peace The new diplomatic training ar rangement was worked out by the state and defense departments and Douglas lUcArthurs A ssjor project in iatfvo stage is to authorise the Japa nese to open centralised foreign trade offices in this country to expand exports toward the point where Japan will cease to be a burden oa the American Tentative locations are New New Chicago and Los Washington Trials Assure Expulsion of 10 Groups 18 CIO Monday its lonf heralded purge of 10 unions accused of hcwiiBf too closely to the Communist party The formal proceeding nay continue for several but the verdict ii not even in The national CIO Hi expected to expel all 10 by next March Two othwr teft wing which faced similar ConmuBiit United Electrical aid the Farm Equipment have bem Examine VOPWA First union to go on trial Mon day before a special investigating committee of the national CIO at CIO headquarters will be the United Office and Professional Workers of America U O A headed by James He and other union officers are expected to snow up in along with their The proceedings originally were scheduled to last but were postponed a week after the union sought an injunction in federal district court at Phila delphia to halt the The court has indicated decision will be handed down next But national CIO confident the petition will be ad vised the trial committee to go flee Months Trial X m 11 antiCommunist president of the CIO Textile Workers is chairman of the investigating Other members are Joseph head of the CIO telephone work and Harry president of the CIO paper Different all com posed of antiCommunist union will be named by Phflip CIO to sit in judgment on the remaining nine leftist The second Inquiry into the Mill and Smelter becte on All of the trials are scheduled to be completed by time the CIO executive board in aaaary Mr early SowQfettCIO The various trial which have no disciplinary will make to the executive board which can expel the Six of the accused ap parently convinced that explusion ii but a matterof already have suspended duej to the national last week formally no tified them they are no tenser in good and will receive no jenefits from the parent body un less or untilthey pay Uet The UOPWA and nnelter were among those de clared in bad standing by Others were the United Public Tobacco and Agri cultural International Longshoremens and the United Furniture The four still paving dues but facing trial are the Fur and Leather the Ftoher mens union the American Com munications and the Marine Cooks and Stewards ADA Hits Ike 18 Americans for Democratic Action asserted Sunday that James Byrnes and Dwight Eisen hower have joined forces with advocates of the jungle The New DealDemocratic groups national board wound up a two day meeting here by assailing the Republican conservative Democrats and Eisenhower whom it was pushing for the presidency only a year and a half TH WAIVER IAM Fights BidofAFL tt The Inteniattooal Maehtnista union is the ptaa the building tndnelry and for a blanket from key sections of the Hartley labor The National Labor board will hear argument Moaaay on the requeat for waiving the laws election requiraoent Most of vast employer have Joined AFL Building la a boardordered They contend that labor hampering construction jobs a sure bet unless this Is anttt the law can be But Beyer attorney for the International of Kv said Sunday union will oppose the move at Ryder toM a reporter the union IAM ttandii with the rest of orgaaMsd labor in wanting the TH law particularly its ban against tba dosed but Until it is the tew JJUftJIjI umons and to pat AFLi untoM of i Truman Drafts New 1950 Housing Plans 11 Government officials predicted Sunday that Harry Tru man will press congress for legis lation to spur construction me diumpriced sources said the adminis trations recommendations will designed to help sooalled forgotten man In ttw middle income worker of the na own his horns or better rental new housing program wffl be on the must list for early consideration by the lawmakers who return to work in it was Those close to situation that final proposals have not yet been drafted although it is expected that the legislation will place main reliance for middle income con struction on private A federal housing administration official forecast that recommendations largely would evolve around liberalisation of federal guarantees on imurinc mortgages to finance The FH A official said the legis lation will be aimed at seeing Oat the nations program of private building will continue at its record Staff Pack for Trip Back to Washington Work KEY 18 Half but half Harry S Truman and rtaff started gathering up their playthings The vacation waa about The varicolored the green and red bathing the shorts and longvisored caps had lost some of their appeal after three in the almort inevitable Florida Theyve had fun pitching horse swimming in the fish throwing volley balls and dol ing in the But soon there congress to e Tsir Ussi Csa gress starts up again The president deeply fanned ind more relaxed than he ap peared in looked in great ihape for the annual scrap with the Except for the which is the despair of Wal weight ta to tonguetncLeek JTT 10 over what he weighed to upon entering the White to The president flew soud 28 for his workandplay Re ordered the pendence warmed up for the hoar flight home Take off front the Oilca to oHnet hu been called meet at White at Thursday to dUenes nearly completed state 4 ttw fcaisst ssi esassate sase and vnatavw quire The three neMasj tip the phlloaophy and taytofftfca for the fight la naigriM Ht enactment o IDIMMJLM ft him last beiaf MM t   

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