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   Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah                                RADIO NEWS f 80 Intwmonntain Network Station EALL Mosdw Threurt alt WEATHER Fwtly warmer Details M 74 SALT LAKE TUESDAY DECEMBER PRICE FIVE CENfil Jackson Statue Given County bv Truman Margaret Unveils Old Hickory Honoring Home Town Area 26 Harry S Truman Monday presented his home county with a lifesized bronze statue of Andrew one of the presidents for whom the county was Truman told a crowd of 1500 persons who jammed the Jackson courthouse square at dependence that the statue had j fOLL HITS 458 been given to him by its Charles Keck of New He noted that Jackson county was named for Old Hickory and said j he was happy to present the statue to the Recalls History The statue stands on the lawn cf the courthouse where Tru man once served as presiding judge of the county It was unveiled by his Mar garet who as a little girl unveiled the statues original In front of the Kansas City court house in Road Deaths Lead Yule Fatality List By ASSOCIATED PRESS The Christmas holiday acci dental death toll reached 504 Mon day Violent death was clipping off lives at the rate of about one The president recalled for nine minutes as the yule fellow townsmen something of the history of Independence court He said first court house to be erected here cost only The present red brick structure cost tide vacation period neared an Since 6 local time Fri 367 Americans died on their highways in automobile smash Sixtyfour died in holiday Truman said the county I and another 73 were killed auctioned parcels of land to raise in other kinds of tht money for the origins court Traffic Toll Heavy One item of the ex1 he was for four galions of whisky and tin cups from which to drink Short Speech Truman was introduced b his Mayor Roger Ser with these words Ladies and th president of the United The president said it was thi shortest speech his lifetime frieni ever had Truman said I appreciate it because I know he means every word of Following dedication of th Jackson statue a portrait photo graph of Truman was for irially installed in the meeting room of the county Missour designation cf the county govern Ing Presents Portrait It was on behalf o the by Judge William J who said to Traman For far too long a this very courtroom where you once servee and on this same site where you served in another has gone without a likeness of its first On behalf of the county court I present to the people of county this picture of the man who has brought honor to us all in Jackson Truman replied that he ap preciated the opportunity to ac cept this honor you have extended to me as a former presiding judge of this county in this Band Plays Pointing to the chair in which he sat while a member of the the president said there is where I learned government administra He said there was no difference between the work of the county court and the work of the presi dent except that the latter is on a larger Music at the ceremonies dedl eating the Jackson statue was provided by the 371st army band from Fort Mason Truman Seats Grandview Officers 26 Harry S who has been installing officers of the Masonic lodge since did it again Monday The much to the de light of his fellow showed up to conduct the annual cere Except for the time he was away In World War Truman has conducted the installation each year since He is a former worshipful master of the Grand view The National Safety council has estimated that 435 people will die in traffic accidents alone by mid night One of the worst Christmas tragedies occurred at San where a mother and her six children died in a fire which de stroyed their threeroom A Santa Glaus carried death for one 12yearold The lad was Max Sonny Police said Sonny was killed Monday when his bicycle collided with an automobile driven by George The death toll by listing traffic then and then miscellaneous was Summary By States 910 201 500 3601 300 141 301 810 Ida 110 2902 1313 610 410 703 410 411 514 1401 1110 410 Mis 621 300 Ne 101 New 200 New 680 New 301 New 2115 North 1527 North Dakota 001 2814 201 630 1442 Rhode 200 South 1017 South 300 1031 As One Democrat to Another Margaret looks up at the statue of Andrew Jackson which was formally presented to Jackson Monday by Harry S Truman on courthouse lawn at 29113 003 3312 400 West 325 522 District of Star Observers See Rare Blast 26 UP Two University of Cali brnia astronomers at Lick observ atory Monday reported they had witnessed the rare sight of an actual explosion on a The husband and wife team of and Gerald Kron aid they witnessed the explosion Sunday night while watching an unnamed star through the observ atorys Observatory officials said such ixplosions have been photographed many but said they were nown to have been actually wit lessed only four other and Kron said the star hey were watching was about 60 imes the size of the They aid the explosion covered an area f about 8000 miles and caused a emperature increase of de A similar explosion on earth vould wipe out an area the size f the United astronomers Freedom Eve Brews Riot In Indonesia 26 The United States of Indonesia de ployed troops Monday night and maintained a state of siege in wide areas to prevent trouble when the country formally becomes free after more than 300 years of Dutch Communists and some diehards are expected to try to embarrass the worlds newest sovereign state by creating officials Sultan Hamengku dep uty premier and minister of de set 6000 republican troops armed with machine guns to pa trolling Batavia streets in open Machinegun posts were set up at street and armed sentries were posted in front of foreign The hereditary ruler of Jogjakarta and a leader in the independence is to ac cept the authority of Indonesias central government from Dutch High Commissioner Lov The ceremony will take place at the governors palace at 6 Batavia 27 1 Premier Mohammad Hatta of the United States of Indonesia is in The Netherlands to receive the transfer of power direct from Queen Juliana at a similar cere mony starting an hour Despite its new independent Indonesia will remain linked with Holland in a close Juliana will be queen of as well as Precautions similar to those in Batavia have been taken through out the rich southwest Pacific where Indone sians will be celebrating their newly won Transit Strike Ends Today In Cleveland 26 UP fiveday Christmas strike of 5000 Cleveland transit system imployes neared an end Monday as it was announced the men will be ordered back to work Tuesday The announcement that the striking bus and streetcar oper ators would be ordered back to their jobs followed on the heels of a temporary injunction granted the cityowned system by Com mon Pleas Judge Joseph Gives Union Order The judge had ordered the mem bers of the Amalgamated Associa ion of Electric Railway and Motor Coach Employes A F L back to work by 2 EST Tuesday and had directed he union leaders order their mem ers to cease The union announced shortly after the judges decision that it was calling a mass meeting at 0 Tuesday at which time it will order men back to their The CTS board advised the union that if your members agree n return to work on or prior to NEW 26 If Einstein is it may be to talk pubUcly about newtha 2 the transit system shall not apply any pen alties provided by law or penalties provided in civil service provi Einstein Discovers Gravitation Theory NEW 26 If Einstein is it may be to talk publicly about bert Einstein after a lifetime of a key to understanding the unij work has made a great new Einstein calls it a new The equations use two mathe it was announced j generalized theory of gravita MILLION GLOVE Tito Again Slaps Russia In British Trade Pact 26 shal striking third heavy blow within five days against Rus sia and its has con cluded a trade agree ment with Great it was announced Monday Tito concluded a trade agreement with west Ger many only last and on Saturday he concluded a civil avia tion accord with the United States The board of trade correspond ing to the American Department of Commerce announced the sign ing in Belgrade of a fiveyear Brit ishYugoslav trade agreement foi the exchange of British industrial goods and Yugoslav raw materials Only last Saturday Yugoslavia concluded with the United States a civil aviation agreement which permits American planes to fly freely over Yugoslavia and use Yugoslav airports in return for the same privilege in the American zones of Germany and The agreement announced by the board of trade calls for an ex change of goods amounting to about each or a total of The announcement said that Britain will grant Yugoslavia a guaranteed credit of under the agree Other substantial credit guar antees by Britain are contem the board of trade Under the AngloYugoslav effective 1 for five Yugoslavia will send nonferrous metals including a lot of and Britain will send to this country woolen and cotton rubber and rubber machinery and capital Under two subsidiary agree ments Britain will grant Yugoslavia a credit of London said that other substantial credits also are corc Yugoslavia promises to pay Britain for British prewar holdings confis ited by the His discovery is a theory which and says it is an extension matical expressions for Whether this means are two he belives explains what gravitaof his famous theory of forms of gravity tion Gravitation has been one i of the greatest scientific It is gravity which keeps hu Involved Math Like the new theory mans from floating off the is expressed in involved mathe It is gravity which keeps The heart or meat cf the earth and other planets spinning explanation of gravity ia four always in the same paths around I given in letters or svm not The theory was announced at a news conference at the opening of the 30Year Job Einsteins new theory tries to theory still has to be put to to see whether it covers all the known laws or observations about the way that matter and energy and gravitation Einstein was quoted as saying the theory is a convincing extension of the general theory of but that there were still mathematical problemr to be explain all the physical laws j the annual meeting of the Amergoved before a practical way is in terms of It is Association for the Advance1 found to test it attempt to in one ment of i theory relativity helped everything that goes on everyThere was no explanation of I make the atom bomb and atomic where from the inside of one tiny what Einsteins symbols and i energy What new dis atom to the limits of the j letters Einstein was not coveries may be made with the He has been trying to do this f or j and a spokesman said no gravitational theory cannot yet 30 1 were yet willing to try be 9 Leader of GOP Warns Against Tax Boost Package Fund Bill Due Congress Test 26 fingers crossed because of the chances for log congressional leaders have decided to give the onepackage appropriation bill idea a practical test in That means that instead of handling the federal budget of or so in a dozen or more con gress will wrap up the entire sum in a single Russ Say Japan Used Yanks In Germ Tests uives Reply The union assuring the CTS that local 268 will not reopen the question of vacation pay with the board during the present conditions of The conditions of tiic uniCuV has in lieu of a runs until The union also agreed to abide by rulings of an impartial um pire who last summer decided that the union should not receive 96 hours vacation pay but shall from get vacation pay only for the number of hours actually That ruling precipitated the walkout last Wednesday 27 unit of Japans Kwantung army used American war prison erg as guinea pigs for experi ments in biological it was alleged at Russias germ war trials the Moscow radio said One of the defendants identi fied in the broadcast as Tohio testified the Japa nese had contemplated germ warfare against the United the radio The broadcast said judges at the trial of 12 former Japanese army men at Khabarovsk on germ warfare charges were told that unit 73i of the Kwantung army had experimented with American war prisoners to The senate already has passed a resolution to do The house itself has taken no officitU posi but Chairman Clarence Can non of the house ap propriations committee has an nounced his agreement with the No forma house action is Cannon The machinery now is being set i up to handle the governments money allotments in a single Sends Single BUI As in the subcommittees of he senate and house appropria ions committees will continue to landle the budgets of the various federal But instead of each subcommittee writing its own money the smaller groups will report to the full which will incorporate all the re ports into one The house and senate then will handle only cue appro priation presumably broken down into titles dealing with the various A single bill would go to the president and hed have to approve it all of veto it As it now the presiden can veto an appropriation bill hi doesnt like without affectinj agencies other than the onei whose money is involved in tha Said More Orderly The claimed merits of the one package bill are that It will give congress a more orderly plan of fi nancing the government and wil minimize the possibilities of re ink The Idea is at the time the omnibus bill comes up for congress will have a fairly ifirm estimate of how much revenue the government will re and can tailor the appropria tion bill to fit the expected income As things now with each department being financed in a separate there is no overal picture of the financial situation when a bill is Frequently when the last bill is passed and the sum of all bills is added it turns out that congress appropri ated inore money than the gov ernment will take That means a Gives Lii To Servicemen KANSAS 26 Military personnel hitched an other ride Monday on Harry S Trumans the The big plans arrived here late Monday from carrying two of the presidents Charles Ross and Matthew who spent Christmas with their families in Nine service men and four W A Cs also made the When the plane took Rostand Connelly home Saturday Truman instructed the crew to fill the extra seats with service personnel trying to get home for Sixteen set vice men stationed in the west got a lift to Among the service contin gent arriving here were noncoms and two West Point Bidault Cabinet Squeaks By In House Vote 26 Georges Bidault middleofthe road cabinet squeaked through a preliminary parliamentary test of ts budget By the narrow margin of 302 to 299 the cabinet won legislative approval of voting on receipts be fore This threevote victory was an even iiser shave than the fulldress vote of confi dence which the cabinet 303 last Arms Fund Voted Just before midnight the gov rnment won approval by a large majority for its ranc military The vote was 404 to with only the Communists and heir affiliated groups Sarlier Monday the assembly had approved proposed civilian expen The order of voting on the judget is considered a major ques ion and Bidault has threatened o resign if defeated on any 1m ortant Seek Confidence Test Before quitting over any im portant point of how the premier is expected to ask for a new vote of his means after a 24hour his opponents must muster 11 absolute o throw him If they succeed France may have lew The constitution ays that if two cabinets are over hrown within 18 the sec ft A AMVk 4ICYV lUt any further The cabinet of Premier Henri Queuille was defeated last The rightwing and the Com munists are generally voting to gether against the Bidault record ireaking budget of 00 francs Both froups are opposed to levying new axes to bring income into line with SEEK lOc HIKE All Readies Bid for 50 Wage Boosts tip The American Federation of Labor announced Sunday that its unions will seek substantial wage in creases next year and strongly hinted that the final figure will be more than lOc an In unveiling its 1950 bargaining the big union said most employers could hand out raises of from 7 to 15c an hour and still keep prices at or near present levels if they would trim produc tion See Readjustment The A F L also warned that the nation faces another business re adjustment in But It added that the economy is strong and healthy and said a depression can be avoided if management and other groups cooperate in a constructive It said unemployment probably will hover around about higher than the 1948 because of a flow of new workers into the labor Hit Price Hike Supporting its argument that wage increases need not result in higher the A F L said some employers can pay higher wages y reducing their production costs and dipping into their profits for a few additional cents per Wages must be raised without causing a general increase in liv ng it The union said that even if every worker in the nation re ceived a lOc an hour wage in it still wouldnt be enough o bring consumer purchasing ower to the level the AFL be ieves necessary for a continuing healthy The AFL said that many per lons always turn tothe govern ment in a time of hoping the jovernment will spend more Martin Attacks Plan As Economic Peril 26 GOP leader Joseph Martin warned Monday that a tax increase next year might throw the nation into an economic tailspin which would cost millions of workers their He predicted congress will reject a package deal which he said Harry 8 i Truman is planning to lay before I the lawmakers when they recon vene next This he will suggest slashing off the excise fcut also will call for a multibillion dollar twost in income Although Truman has not disclosed his tax plans for the coming fiscal he has he knows of no way to avoid a deficit without higher Filer Charfed The chief executive and his financial have indicated that they might consider lowering aome of the excise taxes which are levied on such things as communications and transportation On this Martin said la his statement It appears Truman is about to fly a kite with multibillion dollar tail on It The Massachusetts representa tive made it clear he favors proposal to ease the excise tax but that he and fellow Re publicans will do their utmost to prevent the administration from increasing the Income Martin already has introduced a bill to the wartime excise rates between and Although congress did not act on his bill or many similar ones offered at the last this repeal drive has gained bipartison support In re cent Friends In Dark A Republican fight on higher income taxes also may get a lot of Democratic as it looks since 1950 election A top Democrat tola privately over wtek end thai he doubts a tax other than one to cover losau by any reduction of excise could pass in the next seatkut starting a week from In fact some of Trumans best friends on capitol hill seem completely in the dark as to tha tax program he will propose to finance the administration pro gram for the 1951 fiscal year starring next July There have been no hints from the White House on what tax ac tion will be But in his call for a tax bikelast the presl dent said Estate Taxes The principal source of addi tional revenue should be addi tional taxes upon corporate prof which can be applied without unduly interfering with prospects For continued business expansion and with assurances that after taxes and will be sufficient for investments and Another source of additional revenue should be the tax upon estates and Careful study should also be directed to the in crease of rates of individual in come taxes in the upper aud mid dle Some additional ex cise taxes may be but some excise taxes should be re Inland Steel Firm Joins Price Hike 26 UPhInland Steei Monday announced in creases in steel effective which follow pretty much the leading steel producers rice A company spokesman said In ands price revisions in no cases are higher than those recently noney to bolster the j announced by major Jut government spending is not and in a few cases they are low he said the I Sharp Quake Hits But Damage Only Minor LOS 26 sharp earthquake rocked the southwest section smashing breaking windows and throwing one woman out of The city of Inglewood apparently was the center of the described by California Institute of Technology u a minor shock of very small intensity perceptible only over small It was so strong at the International that workers thought a plane had exploded and traveler at the airport cafe fled from their One Inglewood family said the dishes were knocked from the breakfast Several residents told police fell from their One woman telephoned police she was thrown out of The quake was also felt in the Lennox aad South Gate S   

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