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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS htteriuGitxUin Network Station KALL Monda Through WEATHER eioudr and tf 68 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Federal Jury Veils Action On Maragon FAIR DEAL BATTLE Relaxed Truman Lands At Maps Probers Keep Indictment Intent Secret Until 3 20 20 gram he has been hammeringon Harry S tanned and for four flew in from Florida Renewed for of nay for a quick preChristmas civil aid to health onceover of the battle plans for social security and aim pushing his fair deal program ilar laws are considered certain in through an electionminded con his state of the union The big unanswered question at The three weeks he spent at the this point appears to be financing Little White House Key West the large contemplated federal grand jury decided showed in his relaxed dewhich probably will above meanor as he swung down out Tuesday whether it should inthe his diet John mysterious engined after the threehour wan about Washington who 46minute had a White House pass Christmas at Home The president will be here only three days before leaving again by his Independ home where he will i spend He is due back v 1 1 CHJ V V 1 jk T V OWS vr TT o ence had a and who now accused of lying to what the grand jurys verdict or be known until Jan when just six days before con hands down its Igress The district attorneys office Then his grind will begin mi gaid that after hearing 11 persons In quick he j 20 UP testify the grand jury decided it must deliver his state of the union jMayor ODwyer of New had heard enough witnesses to message to the tnck pretty sloan Simpson make its send up his multibillion doliar I for his bride Tuesday and whisked Maragon was a friend of I budget and annual economic aboard a yacht for a Harry Harry port mas A tnvl All thflSP mSttprS thf SllhlPCt Of i informal beach and frontlawn i Father Timothy Geary a merry i huddles at Key are expected i Irish united the 59 to come up for formal discussion i yearold mayor of the metropolis i Thursday morning at a cabinet and the beaming 33yearold model 1 he had courted for two years with the press at their ODwyer made sure of compara once of Major Question This is the question the grand j the White Jury had to decide Did Maragon perjure himself when he testified before the sen ate investigations subcommittee last summer This was during the five per center a study of men who claimed they could swing govern ment contracts for businessmen in return for a usually it can be carries with it a possible penalty of two to 10 years in jail on each Committee investigators think Maragon did commit perjury in his testimony before the commit Committee Investigator One of the witnesses Tuesday was committee Car mine It was Bellino who testified before the committee in August that Maragon actually had banked during a fiveyear period when he had said his income was only about Bellino said that Maragon first told the in a closed that he had only one bank in the Union Trust Bellino Maragon re membered he had another bank also in One Bank Account But according to Bellinos testi during one when Maragon insisted he had but one bank he had a checking account with a San Antonio During that Bellino Maragons deposits totaled and his withdrawals When the usually talkative Mar agon was called back before the committee on 26 in an open he had nothing to Twentysix times he repeated this sentence On the advice of I re fuse to answer the question on the grounds that my answer might incriminate Will Plow Ahead There is every indication thatjtive privacy for the big event by the president is determined U plow j having it stsjrcd far from New ahead on the same line he laid out Yorks maddening crowds but at repeatedly tc congress in previous i the last moment some 500 society messages cooperation with Amerfans crammed into the tiny chapel icas anti Communist friends where Father Geary led the couple abroad and far reaching social and through their vows in an eight economic revisions in the nations minute domestic He and his advisers realize that Happy Smile Each some of these particularly once jt was ODwyer the domestic program he calls the i and his bride flashed their fair are going to run into im public one happy smile each and house hustled into a car that took them ve blocks to a pier where the placable opposition in the house h and But men who know I f Truman intimately ae convinced i Almar was awaiting he will not swerve from the They sailed off down the Lucie river and those in the know said that the yacht would put them of Bethlehem Joins Price Hike List NEW 20 FBI Testifies Girls Used To Aid Reds 20 UP A senate judiciary subcommittee Tuesday released the testimony of former FBI undercover agent who told how wartime Communists used SOS Sweethearts of to soften up and sailors for Marxist propa Kobe on Jupiter to spend their wedding The exagent is John Huber of j at ODwyer and his Texasbom bride made their vows softly in the which omitted the word ODwyer and Miss Simpson kneeled before a high altar deco rated with chrysan poinsettias and palm Keep With Simplicity The principals were dressed in keeping with the simplicity of the The bride wore a navy suit trimmed in navy beret and suede pearls and pearl whose testimony was taken in secret last October when the committee was holding hear ings on alicncontrcl He worked in the Communist party The Irishborn ODwyer wore a dark blue busi ness black white shirt and gray Edward Bernecker of New as an undercover agent from as matron of was the brides only David manager of the New York Athletic was best to To Any Extremes The SOS girls would go to any extremes to entertain service1 men and soften them up for ComI munist Huber testi1 They had no morals or moral standards This group consisted of young women who were instructed to pick j I up servicemen off the streets and j T T O bring thorn to S O S club j Ac I S where they were given VJ tertainment and He said similar tactics were used on merchant seamen in train Burgman Gets 620 Years Demands Release Of Pair by Hungary Stalin Protest Note Bans Country r A To American Travelers r ete Accents Persuasive That Dan Cupid Movie Actor Clark Gable and Lady Sylvia Stanley wed and Mayor William ODwyer of and bride Sloan represent quite a days work for busy Movie Lover Gable Weds In Surprise Ceremony in the price of its steel prod Taken in Tow Communists would to Gr Thp price manges me uuuui Thp the same as those already an1 parties with women nounced by other steel j wno take the new seamen said Steel last Friday j JteCpthemunder their wings until five years in prison and a 20 Herbert John a fori mcr clerk in the American embassy in was sentenced Tuesday to serve six to 20 years in prison i for betraying his country by broadj givecasting Xazi propaganda during World War The maximum penalty for and treason is death the boosted its steel prices by about 54 a blaming higher operat ing second only to Steel as an industry also blamed increased costs and new market A number of smaller firms also have adjusted their prices since the CIO United Steelworkers re cently won pensions and insur they became completely intoxi i Defense counsel James These parties were repeated immediately filed notice of until the seamen became used charging the jury dropping in and until they paired wrong in its application of the nff ntIA T10 Tf T tTirl TTl 1 S 1 3 W off with one particular This girl was to a large extent respon sible for the indoctrination Huber offered his story to the activities hear but it decided not to Major West Coal Firms Stick To NationWide Bargaining 20 about 15 mine operators from wests major coal producers agreed Utah and New Tuesday to continue fighting Mexico attended the closed meet alongside the eastern mine operj tors against the United Mine Workers threeday work Directors of the Western Coal Producers voted to continue to negotiate individual mines i Calls Verdict lust In pronouncing Federal the jurys verdict was and declared Any other verdict would have been Burgman was convicted 15 after a fiveweek He ad mitted having broadcast over German shortwave radio Station under the alias Joe but insisted he was im pelled by fear of the Nazi Gestapo after being abandoned in Ger by the Anerican Government prosecutors said TT TT nr t Burgman refused return to the j Frank U M W district states other rtiplo president for Colorado and New matic rsonncl the outbreak said the union is ready of the war SOL 20 Clark the king of movit Tuesday married a long time socialite Lady Sylvia widow of Douglas Fair after passing up Hollywood beauties for eight The heman who has ihied from the altar since his third Carole died in a plane crash in took his fourth bride in a surprise marriage at swanky dude ranch near I asked her yesterday if marry and she said Gable with a Lady nodded her assent after the declaring I was completely swept off my feet answered yet as fast as I possibly Brides Sister The couple slipped out of Holly wood and tied the knot in a simple 20minute Lutheran single ring ceremony before the Aage Moller in the library of the Vera the brides sis was Her Basil gave the bride Howard publicity chief at Gables was best Gables business manager Jean also witnessed the The radiant a ohic wore a navy blue wool dress with white collar and cuffs and blue She had on a cor sage of white Gable wore a dark blue business Honeymoon After the the beam ing couple hosted the guests at a simple reception at the Alisal one of Californias early Spanish ranches that now is a fa vorite hangout of U their adherence to the national ne gotiating They voiced their confidence in the western representative on the Manley of Salt Lake Manley recommended that mine in the two states on the basis of agreements reached with some small operators in the 20 j The nations coal stockpile will operators west of the Mississippi I shrink even faster in the next was sentenced March 25 to spend 10 to 30 Lighter Sentence Burgmans sentence was lighter thun the penalties imposed on two other Americans convicted of treason during Maineborn Mildred Axis continue to negotiate on a national weeks when the miners take MonI On not days off j yKAt Bayless of presi and New dent of the Union Pacific Coal Instead of the usual threeday and head of the said are more consolidated than generally work mines owned by holdout operators will be in pro duction only two secretary of the anj and weeks of aaid AreotoM and i 25 and over rariio The olher con victed traitor wag Iva Toguri known as Tokyo who was sentenced 6 to 10 years in prison fend a fin for her Japanese propaganda Crippled Airliner Lands Safely After Gear Jam LOS 20 UP American Airlines DC6 with eight persons aboard fly ing from Los Angeles to San Diego returned hWe Monday night to land safely at PST when a landing gear in dicator failed to The green light in the cock pit failed to light after the gear was down and locked pre paratory to landing at San the airline and the Bert de cided to return to Los Angeles The control tower here noti fied Bruce il KUIK Lu after he flew over the field with landing gear After repairs to the indica tor the DC6 was to con tinue its flight to San Chicago and They dont know where theyre going on the guests told Only of the wedding party watched the couple exchange One newsman ctood out side the screen door to tne library and heard the famous star and his Englishborn bride faintly their I All incoming phone calls were cut off during the Pub licity Chief who also acted as a wedding guard when MGM Chief Mayer eloped last arranged with Gillham to keep reporters The wedding party toasted the couple with champagne and con i gratulations at the brief UAWBuilding Blast Plot I Barely Fails i 21 i attempt was made early Wednes day to blow up the international headquarters of the CIO United Auto Workers police re Authorities said they found a corrugated soap box containing 19 sticks of dynamite bearing two I fuses on the outside basement I stairway of the union Close to Dynamite Only black friction tape wrapped around the dynamite prevented an explosion which would have de stroyed the whole building and per haps the one next officials One of the fuses had burned to within an eighth of an inch of the and the other to within an inch of the police Thickness of the tape apparent ly prevented the flame from burn ing they The fusts were about 90 long and each was tied to a stick of Police said were told of the explosion attempt by an anony jmous telephone They rushed to the building and found the dyna mite wrapped in several small Commercial Dynamite Police said that a professional apparently had set the The dynamite was of the regular commercial they John McConntll of the spe cia investigation squad reported it hat union officials were contacted j Whether it was an actual at I tempt to blow up the U A W build ing was not immediately deter McConnell The dyntmite was found by a building Polict were I called Peace Awards opened a gigantic celebration of Premier Josef Sta 70th birthday Wctincidiy Moscow time by announcing new Stalin international peace and awarding him the Order of the highest Soviet Union The supreme parliament Announced that from five to 10 Stalin international peace prizes will be awarded starting next year on birthday anniver to individuals of any coun try for outstanding to world A ipecial committee will make the which will carry a prize of nominally to Stalin The Order of Lenin is the sec ond awarded The first waa given him in and cities and all over the vast Soviet Union were decorated festively with por banners and flags in cele bration of Stalins Glory to the great Stalin the banners Portraits of Stalin and Nikolai with Stalins 11 fellow mem of the politburo the ruling political bureau of the Russian Communist party flanking them were displayed on the front of im portant government Israel Greetings Messages of greeting poured into Moscow from all over the It was understood that all west ern diplomatic ing those of the United States and Great recommended that their governments dispatch congratulatory A typical greeting came from Prime Minister David BenGurion of Israel Please accept congratulations and best personal as well as from the government and peo ple of May long life and good health be granted to and success in all your undertakings for the cultural and social prog ress of your country and interna tional cooperation in the cause of Directory Foreign Minister Andrei Vish insky invited members of the for eign diplomatic corps to a formal reception Wednesday night in Sta lins It was announced that there would be a state reception for the diplomatic corps and distinguished foreign visitors in Moscow Gifts for the man who is com ing to be venerated in Communist ruled countries as a living and a into multiple worth millions of dol Thousands cf Gifts a 14way silk a cactus a coal a a collection of bean a copy of the Brussels a cooking pan Romulo Asks For Interim Atomic Curb LAKE 20 Carlos Romu president of the United Nations general called upon the big six atomic Tuesday to agree to interim prohibition or control of atomic pend ing final world agreement on regu lation of the In a letter to the experts of the big five powers and who resumed their secret talks Tuesday after a months layoff while the general assembly debated the atomic Romulo said Get Further Evidence Every day brings us further evidence that the race for atomic armaments is accelerating at a frightening The technical im provement of atomic weapons and the stockpiling of fissionable ma terials and bombs may soon have proceeded so far that any plan for effective control will have be come practically impossible even if the interested powers were even tually to reach a point of agree ment on its I that the first priority should be given in your discussions to the possibility of reaching some agreement on interim prohibition or Accept Suggestions Representatives of the United States and decided at the meeting to submit to their respec tive governments Romulos sugges tion along with all others that and a sofa were reported among cropped up in the assembly discus 20 United States Tuesday ordered American travelers to stay out of Communistrun Hungary because of the inhumane treatment of Robert Vogeler and other United States A sharply worded note announcing the ban demanded prompt release of a company who has been held incommunicado for more than a American citizens are no longer free to transact normal or to in without suffering arbitrary arrest and other intolerable moles the State department charged in a note handed to Minis ter Imre Warns Against Hum until further the de partment all passports is sued to Americans going to Eu rope will be stamped not valid or travel in The Hun garian government waa told also that the reserves the right claim damages for to Vogeler and that further meas ures are under consideration to be put Into effect unless the Vo geler affair is settled satisfacto The threatened measures were left They could in clude closing down Hungarian con sulates in New York and Cleve or even a complete break in diplomatic there was no official hint such a break is contemplated Information Only Vogeler waa mentioned by but reporters were told that the protest applied equally to the reported arrest last Thursday of Israel head of the Amer ican Joint Distribution commit tees Hungarian Michael State de partment press this Hungarian foreign office now de nies any information about Jacob Budapest dispatches had re ported he waa arrested upon his return from a sixweek visit to his home in an assistant vice president of the International Telephone and Telegraph was nabbed secretly when en route by motor car from Vienna to For four days after arrest on 18 the foreign office denied any information about the State department Later Hungary declared he had made a confession of espionage and sabotage against the Commu nist regime and admitted implica tion in the attempt of a Hungar ian citizen to flee from the coun Josef Stalin Draws Lenin Communist praise at There were just a few of thou sands of gifts from foreign coun outside as well as inside the iron and were in addition to the gifts from patriots among Russias people from the Baltic and Black seas to the Pacific Moscow radio started broadcast These included suggestions from Argen Venezuela and The ex perts decided to continue holding their session in secret and to meet again who appealed to the big six in November to explore all avenues leading toward atomic made his suggestion in ulsomc birthday articles Tues writing at the request of birthday McVaughton of fftCl ATI RIFS JLJGIJLAK Lion Kills Woman Trainer Before Childrens Eyes THOUSAND of the big training cage 20 Trainer May I Ih ad a Rudy working with Schaefer killed Tuesday when pnantflat the anjmal shelter here operated by rushed into the cage and beat the lion away from the womans body with a piece of pipe and a pitch Schaefer was still alive when taken out of the cage but died a few minutes The woman and her had come here six months ago from Australia with two lions which they were training for Schaefer is on his way back from Fort where he had gone with some Friends laid Schaefer orl inally came from England and two of her children bom a lion she was training for a cir cus act pounced on her and ripped her jugular The 42yearold womans three children watched horrified as the named leaped upon their mother and in a matter of seconds slashed her throat Michael said his mother had told him to open the gate of the lions cage and let it she was apparently ready for the four and a half year old was knocked down almost imme diately by vicious Schaefer went Into the arena with a chair and Neither nor anyone in Uie Russ Walk Out Of Allied Japan Council 21 Kuzma Derevyanko walked out on the allied council for Japan Tuesday after angrily denouncing an Amer ican attempt to debate Russias failure to repatriate thousands of Japanese from Sovietheld terri Apparently informed in that William American member and chairman of the four power intended to take issue over Russias repatriation Derevyanko took the floor shortly after the session opened and before Sebald had a chance to read a prepared 5000word state Fascists Join The Soviet member charged American imperialists in cooper ation with Japanese Fascists were carrying out a propaganda offensive sponsored by Doug las MacArthur to build up hatred of Russia in Japan and indoctrin ate the Japanese After being twice caUed to order by Derevyanko arose and stalked out declaring I do hot deem it possible for me to take part in this As a petting be declared that American and Japanese lead ers planned to use the Japanese masses as cannon fodder in now being prepared by Declaration Sebald paused momentarily as the Russian delegate strode from the chamber and then proceeded to read his lengthy accusation the British and Chinese National st members of ths The entire eightman Russian delegation followed Derevyanko out of the meeting in what wan viewed the sharpest break be tween the Russians and since the beginning of the occupation of