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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah 2 A THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE Sunday April 17 1949 Medal Commemorates Second Term WASHINGTON D photo shows second term Truman presi dential medal first strike of which presented to Pros Harry S Truman by Secy of Treasury John W Snyder A left profile view of the president top is on one side and a recent south view of White House on reverse Above WhiteHouse Is the presidential seal CONCLAVE OPENS TODAY Nine DAR Candidates Toss Easter Bonnets in Vote Ring WASHINGTON April 19 Nine of the American Revolution liaye lipssed their Eas ter into the jring as candi dates for vice presidents general on the eve of the D A Rs 58th con ynental congress Early registration for the con vention which opens Sunday in Invisible Hearing No Bulky Batteries No Button in the Ear i Write phone or drop in for fuU information and literature MAICO OF UTAH SALT LAKE 268 So State Fhone 5S655 OGDEN Grant Phone 1130 dicatct of largest in DAR expect 6000 delegates irieffi bers The organization now hag 164000 members Mrs Roscoe C OBryne of Brookville Ind holds office as president general until after the 1950 convention but this year there are nine vacancies among the 18 vice presidents general As nominations are not made until Wednesday night it Is con sidered possible that additional contenders will come forward Those already in the field include Five DAR state Edward R Barrow Houston Tex Mrs Furel Robert Burns North Manchester Ind Miss Gertrude Spragiie Carraway New Barn N C Mrs Henry Grady Jacobs Scottsboro Ala Mrs Chester P Miller Saginaw Mich and the following former state regents Miss Edla Stannard Gibson Buf falo N Y Miss Mabel Grupton Nampa Ida Mrs J DeForest Richards Chicago and Mrs Mark A Smith Macon Ga The first seven candidates win ning the largest number of votes will serve three years The one placing eighth will have a two year term and the one scoring ninth will have a oneyear term One of the major projects at this convention will be to increase the already pledged toward the 5900000 building that is to be added to the headquarters group n Washington It is hoped to iave pledged at the close of the congress Wests Winter Worst Since Record Start in90s YOU CAN NOW RENT A BEAUTIFUL SPINEITE PIANO With all the rent paid for first six months to be applied toward the purchase price and balance on convenient terms Our Beautiful Medtft Today Jn All WASHINGTON April 18 The astounding of one of this country weirdeit winteri ii now being fitted together late statistical flow Into the U S weather bureaus Washing ton headquarters Not since records were started in the 1890s have Washington Oregon California Nevada Utah Idaho and Montana icicled their way through such bitter and per sistent frigid conditions Third Warmest Winter Tet on Jan 81 height of the easts normal snow season Maine was the only New England state with a snow cover The east had its third warmest winter Only the winters of 1S8990 and 193132 were warmer Weathermen in their meteorolo gical chartings note the flow path of air in the upper atmosphere 10000 feet and This air always travel in a general west to east direction The greater its northsouth deflections the more chaotic will be the weather on the earths surface past winter says Philip F Clapp acting chief of the weather bureaus extended forecast section were remarkable in thoir intensity and persistence How remarkable can be gleaned from some of the fantastic statis tics now being tabulated by the bureaus climatology section for First Time Texans living in San Antonio read on their thermometers for the first time ever Christmas day in Pocatello Ida the mercury dropped to minus 31 degrees lower than on any day recorded there Californias San Diego had snow on two consecutive days Residents couldnt believe their eyes Heres how R A Dyke Ne braskas chief meteorologist de scribes the greatest storm of the season the blizzard of Jan 25 In no previous blizzard in our records was the wind so high or the snow so heavy and none lasted longer At North Platte the average wind speed on the 3rd midnight to midnight was 41 mph Gusts reached 65 mph Visibility was zero or near it Death to Livestock It was that and subsequent bliz zards which brought death to an estimated 80000 cattle and 97000 sheep and lambs The army and air force spent millions in opera tion snowbound But in the nations capital Jan 8 the mercury to a ipring like 63 Out in Cheyenne Wyo a man left home at the height of that first January blizzard to walk a Dloek to his corner grocery store He lost his way cried out for help and stumbled in the snow Seconds later he was found his eyelids lands and feet frozen Almost all the winters glamor and tragedy was west of the Mississippi Near Rapid City S D highway cuts 20 feet deep were packed by the windblown of the Jan 8 blizzard Emergency Strike Issue Termed Big Compromise WASHINGTON April 16 WP labor union officials think that if it becomes neces sary to compromise on repeal of the TaftHartley act the major issue will be national emergency strikes Some unionists even think that if they would yield to al low three successive steps to handle a John L Lewis coal strike for example they could pick up another 74 house votei and enough doubtful senata votes to win repeal These steps would be 1 Fact finding by a board with power t8 recommend settle ment 2 If that fails seizure of the opposed by management 3 If that fails a court injunc distasteful to unions Lower Farmland Price Seen WASHINGTON April 16 The warfired boom in farm land prices apparently has reached peak and may coon start slacking off Government farm real estate ex perts base this belief on the de clining volume of farm sales and on history of put boomi Farm land lag in follow ing farm produce up or produce have been trending downward for a year now They are 15 below the postwar peak and further de clines are expected Remember MOTHER MAY 8th candies SALT LAKE CITY 60 South Main 10 Eatt Ir 1110 Highland Driv Nw Ilr Near SHU Brummtl GLEN BROS MUSIC 0 fstabffsfwd 1907 Salt Lake Ogden Jewelry Co 1 S 0 Of course its an Anderson ring a symbol worthy of our love We wanted a diamond of flashing bluewhite brilliance and a wed ding band to compliment it perfectly We found exactly the rings we want at a price we can afford at Anderson Jewelry Illuitrotieru tnlargi ihow dtail ANDERSON JEWELRY CO 110 S Main Salt lak City Utah diamond priced I ritwn 7 JEWELRY COMPANY CITYSTATI Second South and Main in Salt lake City 2449 Washington Blvd in Ogden ;