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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS f tatermoimtftiii Network Station KALL Monday Thronfh Friday WEATHER Partly guttered Ugkt rain or Details on Page M 70 SALT LAKE FRIDAY DECEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Gates Found Dead In Plane Wreckage Rancher Discovers Victim On Peak Near George Tribune Special 22Tie crashed plane of Franklin Gates with his body still inside was found late Thursday en a mountainside about 30 miles northwest of The missing Las a former Salt Lake Russ Embassy V Under Siege o By Japanese Irate Mob Demands Soviet Release Of War Prisoners were also drawn to an miles west of Beaver Planes area 15 Thursday when reports of flares seen in that vicinity reached The search in that section abandoned after pilots established that there was no wreckage Parents of the dead See Page Column 4 Franklin Gates body was found in his crashed plane X Interrogation point marks where old wreckage Wednesday misled GUINEA had been sought in the same area since his disappearance 16 on a flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City with Christmas presents for Flares were reported seen in the vicinity Fri day night by residents of a few miles Other Hulk of C47 Discovery of the plane brought to a halt attempts by ground parties to reach plane debris on Flattop near Enter about 25 miles north of the spot where Gates plane The Flattop wreckage was identified from the air Thurs day as that of a C47 which crashed several years j Gates light plane was found j by John Motoqua and his Marion Dixie college student They had searched all day every day since Sunday for They reported by telephone to Sheriff Antone Prince here about that they had lo cated the wreck about 3 On Jarkson Peak It had crashed into the south side of Jackson at about 6500 and was rolled into a ball in scrub vegetation in a small It did not They said Gates must have died in The wreckage could not have been seen from the Nordin and Nelson They said they had been within a mile of the wrecked craft several times in the last few days without seeing They had traveled about 28 miles on horseback Thursday be fore coming upon the they It is about five miles north of Nordins Very Little Snow They reported that there is very little snow in the and the wreckage was not Sheriff Prince said Thursday night that it will not be known until a ground party reaches the plane whether Gates could have sent up flares after he The sheriff will leave for the spot Friday at 6 Most of the distance can be traveled by The area in which the plane was found had been combed many times by planes of a Fourth air rescue squadron from Hamilton air force stationed at Las Vegas air force base for the and by private planes from Cedar City and Southeast of Beacon Ground parties had been through the scrubcovered checking the reports of Gates plan was directly on the Las VegasSalt Lake 2i miles southeast of beaoon according to Nordin and Searchers of the Hamilton field party in two jeeps were forced back in a try Wednesday to reach the plane wreckage on Flattop before it was known that it was old but were turned back by heavy snows and subzero They and law officers and volunteers made other attempts to reach the Flat top plateau and identify that de bris but failed to nego tiate drifts in the bitter 6Lif er Freed For Risk Of Leukemia 22 UP lifer at Sing Sing prison who voluntarily risked his life in an exchange of blood with a child leukemia victim will be released Friday after 18 but he cant return to the wife he left behind when he was put in Louis will go free as the reward for his willingness to act as a guinea pig in the leukemia and other medical Thomas Dewey announced the commutation Thursday for Boy 22 UP Five hundred Japanese besieged the Russian embassy for five hours demanding the release of an estimated war pris oners still held in the Soviet Union more than four years after VJday despite promises to return The demonstrators three fourths members of the Japanese league to accelerate The became angry when the Russian guards refused to admit a deputation of five leaders to embassy Shout Liar Men in the crowd shouted in sults at the Russians while women wept for longmissing SCiis uliu Liars and why did you break your word the demonstrators Once when the embassy gate was opened to let out a Russian automobile the crowd tried to storm the The Russian guards managed to slam the gates shut in Sweep Street The demonstrators threatened to stage a continuous sitdown strike outside the building despite a drizzling At nightfall a Russian official came out to prom ise them a reply to their questions about prisoners They were dissatisfied with but mem bers of parliament urged them to go and they bor rowing brooms from the embassy guards and helping to sweep up the littered Douglas MacArthur seemed determined to smoke out the Rus sians at last on the war prisoner Russ Storm Out MacArthur had confronted Kuzma Rus sian delegate to the allied with the war prisoner situation at a meeting Wednesday and Der evyanko had stormed out of the building and sent MacArthur an angry letter a letter which evaded the MacArthur Thursday announced in a special press release that he intended to ask the United States government to get a neutral nation to investi gate the prisoner Blazing B50 Kills All 11 Crewmen Counsel Congratulates Successor Clark Charles Murphy Thurs day after Harry S Truman appointed Murphy to succeed Clif ford as his native of North Is DOW one of the administrative CHAOS of who sentence was con victed in connection with a mur Wife Remarries His who first told reporters she was pre paring a big Christmas for revealed Thursday night that she had been married for five years to Joseph a truck She said Boy knew she was remar ried but that it had been kept quiet because she didnt want to do anything that might hurt Boys chances of getting out of Boy will be freed Friday morn ing at 9 from the big prison on the Hudson river and will come to New York to spend Christmas with his and his daughter now mar Expresses Pride Correnti said that she loped to see during the loliday season but that she would not be on hand to greet him at the prison gates She said she lad prayed for weeks when she icard that he might get out and that she was proud of him for the display of courage that won Radar Seen Answer To Draw Guided Missiles 22 suitcase packed with radar gear to attract guided missiles is under consideration by military scientists for use in event of another Such a device couid be planted in target areas by secret The deadly equipped with would home on he radar impulses emanating from the in a the suitcase could be hidden some distance from the pointing a telitale radar finger at it for the guidance of the bombs or even The possibility of such a new development in the science of planned destructiop was disclosed in a little booklet put out Thursday by the defense departments research and development It is called a glossary of guided missile One of those terms is semiactive homing guidance by means of which a missile hunts out a target which has been illuminated from a source other than the Considerable progress hi known to have been made in the development of long range guided One diffi has how to pinpoint them on their tar fpts just before imd of their The beckoning may be the National Sugar Quota in 50 7 Million Tons 22 UP of Agriculture Charles Brannan Thursday set a national sugar quota of short tons for Officials said it should not result in any major change in present retail sugar The which governs how raw sugar domestic and for eign producers may sell in the United States next is ex actly the same as this It is some tons smaller than the quota sought by soft drinkers who wanted a bigger sup ply so prices ivouici go But it is tons larger than the figure requested by producers who wanted a pennyapound price OPA Price Agriculture officials said prices now are slightly below the last OPA price of per 100 pounds set in The department also took the occasion to knock down reports cir culated by some soft drink makers that there is danger of an acute sugar It said the would be the best barometer of such a reflected no con Storks held by import industrial wholesalers and retailers are about the same as they were a year ago and there s no evidence on the part of such distributors and users to increase their it Value Trend Down It added that raw sugar prices ended to fall during November which would not have happened f a shortage The 1949 marketing quota orig nally was set at t was revised upward to tons toward the end of the year when demand began running nhead of the original Industrial users such as soft drink candy makers and lakers argued that a quota of tons was justified because sugar prices are too The pro ducers countered that prices srent ligh enough and asked a quota of only Other quotas include Philip pines Virpin fiOOO Puerto Cleveland Transit Strike Creates 22 UP Thomas Burke Thurs day declared the nations sixth largest city in a state of emer gency as a public transportation strike threw automobile traffic into The surprise strike of 5000 transit workers at the height of the Christmas shopping season brought out an alltime record vol ume of auto police said and created traffic jams that reached for miles into the Emergency Powers The under his emer gency set up an admin istration sharetheride commit tee and suspended a city ordinance forbidding suburban and interur ban bus lines from doing business within the Burke invited the outside bus lines and taxi companies to for get the Cleveland ordinance and come into the Well be glad to have Mild weather in the city Thurs day made it relatively easy for the cityowned systems million daily riders to get about on foot and by Yule Shopping Gains And a survey of department tores revealed that Christmas shoppers were out in almost nor mal One store executive said were doing even more busi ness than we did Its amazing but apparently most shoppers thought if they carne down Thursday they would avoid he usual It seems they all thought Heres the way the city reacted to the transportation emergency Sharetheride programs hastily organized by employers and most ndividual drivers stopped to pick up those waiting vainly at bus stops and streetcar Pickup stations for ride seekers were set up downtown by the Cleveland auto Traffic Regulation Strict enforcement of parking and driving regulations ordered by Traffic Chief John One hundred policemen taken from other jobs and reassigned to the traffic division which reported autos in the downtown area Commuter trains added numer Market Sets 1949 Record In Strong Surge NEW 22 UP The stock market in a strong advance Thursday established a new high mark for the Prices on average jiow stand at the highest level since mid July of Thursday the gains ranged from a few cents to more than a share among leading is The advance reversed the throeday losing streak earlier this week and wiped out previous The Associated Presn aver age of 60 stocks moved up to 0c to an average of Some of the gains were Nickel Plate railroad up at Chrysler up and American up at Additional ous extra runs for the unusually heavy Taxi companies ordered any thing with wheels into service and reported one of the busiest days in their Taxi offi cials that the hun dreds of traffic jams slowed driv ers and made for fewer Commuter buses scheduled ex tra but they are forbidden by law to make inbound stops within the city The citys transit board met to consider invoking the Ferguson an Ohio law passed in which prohibits strikes by public The law has never been The Cleveland Federation of La bor A F L assailed the strike of local a member of the federa as Second Detroit Union Bares Blast Threat 22 lice tried Thursday to link a pen ciled threat to blast headquarters of the Streetcar and Bus Opera tors union with the Christmas bomb attempt to blow up the CIO United Auto Workers build While police and the FBI checked dozens of anonymous tips in the bungled bombing try against the midcity UAW build the threat to the second union was Walter business agent of the A F L streetcar operators told Police Commissioner Harry Toy that he received the lastily scrawled letter last Work of Crank He said he had discounted it as work of a This letter mentions some names and were not going to re veal its exact contents because it might embarrass some innocent Chief of Jack Har vill The note was sent ro the crime Toy speculated that both the attempt to wreck the UAW building Tuesday night and the hreat note against the operators inion might be the work of an antiunion crank rather than an organized The streetcar operators have een involved in wrangling with the cityowned transport system and with other transit Walter president of he millionmember de scribed the planting of 39 sticks of dynamite in a soap box wrapped h candy striped Christmas japer as part of a campaign of Still Being Treated militant foe of com is undergoing treat ment for shotgun wounds suffered n an assassination attempt in His UAW education lost an ye as the result of a separate un solved attack 13 months Police noted a curious coinci The shotgun attacks on the Reuther brothers and the bun fled dynamiting all occurred on Tuesday near the end of the But police wore unable o determine whether this was sig Truman Feels Ike Spurns Race in 1952 22 Harry S Truman said Thurs day he does not believe Dwight Eisenhower is a candi date for but agreed a lot of people have been tryingto make him one ever since he left the Trumans remarks concern ing Eisenhower were made at a press conference at which the president also said that he would take action in the coal dispute if an emergency The president declined to be pinned down when asked if he thought the threeday work week put the coal dispute beyond the TaftHarUey About Eisenhower Trumans remarks con cerning Eisenhower con trasted with views expressed by cerain of his intimates during his recent vacation in They informed newsmen in their opinion Truman locked upon Eisenhower as a possible contender for the White Truman told his news con ference Thursday that he and Eisenhower are on the friendliest of terms and always have new president of Columbia has made several speeches recently which have been interpreted as critical of the administrations social wel fare But he has in as he did prior to the 1948 that he does not aspire to political Truman recalled the gen erals disavowals Thursday and said he believed them last when a lot of others because they were Word Do you feel he is not a can didate a reporter The president replied he did feel that way and added He said so and I think his word is It al ways has Is anybody to make him a candidate another newsman Truman laughed and re plied he thinks so and they have been trying ever since Eisen however left the It was the presidents first news conference in Washington in near ly a He began it by wish ing all a very merry Christmas and happy new Speech Review The president refused even a general preview of his coming messages to He did in response to a question that he was optimistic about busi ness conditions at the years He voluntarily announced only two pieces of news That David Lilienthal is staying on as chair man of the atomic energy com mission until 15 to wind up a few things before and he has appointed Murphy to succeed Clark Clifford as spe cial counsel to the ef fective about Picks Clark Successor a 40yearold native of is now a a year administrative assistant to The special coun sel position was recently raised to It had been and the administrative assistants were getting until The president said there was not a word of truth in the rumor that of Defense Louis Johnson would resign before next He would not comment on re sorts that Taylor would resign as his special representa to the a post he has d since Chatham Field Craft Dives In South Carolina Marsh Combined and air force B50 trail ing sheets of plummeted into an old rice paddy Thursday killing all 11 The report on the number of the crewmen came from the operations office at Chatham the planes home Chatham fields commanding Frederic Glanti DOWN THE LINE Official Hints AllItem Budget Cuts 22 Postmaster General Jesse Donald son said Thursday that he expects Harry S Truman to propose cuts all along the line in the budget for the fiscal year begin ning next July Donaldson spoke to reporters as le emerged from a twohour huddle of Truman and all his cabinet over the stateoftheunion mes sage the president will lay before congress in The postmaster general gave no overall budget Offi cials in touch with the situation said recently Truman may work out a budget a half billion to one billion dollars below this years anticipated spending of But this years budget is going into the red an estimated Whether Truman will call for taxes to bridge the indi cated deficit gap in the new budget is a major The presidents stateofthe union outlining legisla tive proposals and surveying the nations situation from the admin istrations is expected tc be read personally to congress bj Truman on 4 or Con gress convenes Britain Seeks Red Release Of Yank Duo 22 The United States turned to Brit ain Thursday for help in freeing two American servicemen from more than 14 months captivity by the Chinese A British consular officer at Tsingtao reported that the men are still living and are being held somewhere in the vicinity of the north China The who were stationed at failed a training flight to return from The State department announced hat at its request British author ties agreed to do what they could to get further information and to arrange for release of the tfavy Chief Electrician William Long and Mar ne Corps Master Sergeant Elmer Along with this development in he troubled American relations with the Chinese Communists came word that Robert American military attache at Nan has been granted permission o leave the country after a wait of more than two Soule was held up by a dispute over the demands of employes of an embassy club in the onetime nationalist Soule was brmerly a member of the clubs board of The exit visa was granted It was not c n o w n immediately whether Soule has been able to obtain ransportation and actually depart or said a B50 took off from his field at and had not reported The colonel said it was sumed that the craft down in middle of the Savannah national wildlife refuge was the one from Air force rescue crewj reaching the scene of the crash aid they saw no survivors C A A Times Crseb The Civil Aeronautics adminis tration control tower here timed the crash at A Willis in the Chatham operations office said there were 11 air force men aboard that It was on a round robin flight to El Kansas New Orleans and according to the Mills said that a him self a had reached the scene of the crash and seen no sur Hart was quoted as saying the plane was so badly smashed and burned that it was not possible to identify it immediately aa to Guards Around Plane Hart posted guards around the crashed and glantzberg said Paul a sugar refinery employe who was with the first party to get near the aaid they had to crawl through 300 yards of muck and mud up to our The area was still so hot from the flaming Winters that they were unable to search the wreckage for bodies or sur he he saw no sign of There were just small of flame left in the here and added that the area was cooling down somewhat and said he be lieved searchers through the wreckage in a few Plans Search Party The air force posted guards around the crash scene and Giants berg planned to send in a search party in boats about 6 when the tide has risen Winters said gas and oil from the plane had burned an area about 75 yards in diameter around the It was go he that it dried up the marah in that Winters said the plane was tially buried in the Glantzberg and base commander at Chat were at a Christmas party when news of the crash reached They donned dungarees over their full dress clothes and went to the scene The plane went down in aban doned rice fields on the South iarolina side of the Savannah Wreckage was scattered over an area one mile east of a highway and about three miles each of the some seven miles from the Keep Milk Aid Prices 22 The Agriculture department an nounced Thursday that it will sup port producer prices of milk used or manufacturing purposes and butterfat during the next 15 months at virtually the same rates now in The support pro fram for that period should as lure dairymen at least for 100 of milk of butterfat content and 60c a for These are the same support n effect for POISONOUS AID INTERCEPTED Lethal Medicine Error Ends Happily NEW 22 A twoday search to in tercept a bottle of poison which lad been sold in error as a train sickness medicine ended happily A startled B u r b a n Chester earned from friends that the medicine she had given her 10 yearold actually was i poisonous silver nitrate solu But doctors who examined the icy said he appeared to be un larmed by the halfteaspoon of he solution which Stalker said she give him two days The woman and the boy had een sought between New York and she walked out nf a Philadelphia rtnig store with what ghe thought was the train sickness medicine for her I The druggist phoned police later and said the woman had been given the silver nitrate solu tion instead of the He said the boy would die if he were fed the drug according to the instructions on the The lone clue police had was the druggists recollection that the woman talked of a train trip from California to New Warnings urging the woman to contact authorities were broad cast over railroad public address systems in Philadelphia and New But Stalker said she heard none of the announcements and read nothing about it in the news She Itanted about the search for her only after a visit Wednesday night to a former John I whom she had not teen in 22 j Quads who is managing editor of the New Brunswick Daily Home recognized Stalker as the i worn an sought by the druggist after hearing her tell of her ions Stalker said there wasnt much to get excited She had given the boy only half a 1 teaspoon of the drug and then dropped the treatments when the saw the medicine was doinr no I Her she became tick again soon after that one ment but ahe thought it was juit I a recurrence of the old train 1 I A relieved Philadelphia druggist i phoned Stalker here and i told her to get rid of the   

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