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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - April 18, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday 1hronfh Friday It fibmiw WEATHER Cloudy Monday in afternoon Details on IS VOL 159 NO 4 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH MONDAY MORNING APRIL 18 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS LongRange Plan Seen For Arming Europe One of the largest crowds In the history of Easter sun rise services at the state at more than 2000 gathered for the annual Christian meeting Organ music first time at Easter sunrise service and choral music could bo heard several blocks away Sponsored by a protestant youth group Troops Battle 200 Rebels Near Bogota BOGOTA Colombia April 17 clashed with some 200 armed civilians in a bloody battle miles northeast of here the government announced Sunday night The clash occurred in the out skirts of a village in Boyaca prov ince which had been sacked and burned by the raiders before the army intervened First reports reaching here in dicated that 30 to 40 persons may have been killed in the encounter although an official announcement from Tunja the provincial capital said that one soldier was killed and several soldiers and civilians Injured Houses and plantations in the village of Chita inhabited mainly by members of the conservative party were burned in the attack Liberal sources reported that other conservatives in the vicinity were preparing1 a reprisal attack on tho liberal village of El Cocuy Pres Mariano Ospina Perez telegraphed orders from Medel lin the mountain city where he is spending Easter to the war ministry demanding the imme diate capture and punishment of the raiders to make an example of them The Chita incident was the most serious of a number clashes that flared throughout the country to day as a nineday political truce proclaimed by Ospina Perez ended Several persons were slightly Injured in the western town of Copa cabana when liberals and conservatives clashed in a street fight An army lieutenant was killed and several others injured when bandits attacked a military de tachment guarding a liquor store in the port of Berrio in the Pa eificcoast province of Antiquia RICH TO POOR Land Reform Set in Italy ROME April 17 Alcide De Gasperl Sunday an nounced the rough plan of a long awaited land reform program under which 3000000 acres wil be reconsigned in the interest o1 social reform and increased pro ductivity In an interview with the influen tial independent Roman news paper H Messagero De Gasper said the land will come from two sources 1 State and community hold ings which are not at presen under cultivation 2 Oversized private estates It was estimated the premier said that 8000 private land owners will be affected by the scheme which is expectedto gain cabine approval and then be sent to parliament Undcr the plan De Gasper said as much 50 of somi of the larger estates may be cu away and distributed to peasant wbo art now landless Red Press Flays US Latvmaker ABomb Threat MOSCOW April 17 Every newspaper in the Soviet Union Sunday printed without comment a Tass news agency dispatch from Washington re porting that Rep Clarence Can non D had called for an immediate atom bomb attack on Moscow in event of war The dispatches headlined ManEater Cannon from the American parliament accused the chairman of the appropria tions committee of making mili tant speeches in debate on the army appropriation bill of 000000000 We must strike Moscow and any other city in Russia in the first week after beginning of a future war Tass quoted Can non as saying We must reduce to ruins every military center in the Soviet Union Reds Demand China Fall By AprU 20 NANKING China April 17 UP The Chinese Communists Sunday served a second ultimatum on the government demanding surrender by April 20 The alter native would be a Communist on slaught on Nanking Shanghai and other cities below the Yangtze river Nationalist leaders feared the Peiping peace talks were on the verg of collapse and that the long expected Communist offensive across the Yangtze might start soon Set Negotiation End The Communist radio said the current peace negotiations would end on April 20 whether or not the Nanking delegation was willing to signa peace agreement dic tated by the Commuhists A reliable source said the gov ernment immediately asked the Communists to extend the dead line Government sources in Nanking said the revised Communist sur render demands now contained the following four points at which the government was balking 1 A peaceful crossing of the Yangtze river immediately after signing the peace agreement thus opening all of south China to an easy Communist conquest Chiang Elimination 2 Elimination of Chiang Kai Shek and the four families from Chinese politics The four fam vvho have ruled China for years are the Chiangs theT V Soongs the H H Kungs and the Chen LiFu and Chen KuoFu Rilling Nationalist party repre sentatives nominated to enter the Communist dominated coalition government to be set up must first be approved by the Commu nists 4 Minority party representatives in the coalition must be drawn from the socalled democratic ele ments inside Communist areas Holiday Draws 15 Million To N Y Fete NEW YORK April 17 NYN an ever changing rainbow of brilliant colors the greatest Saster parade in New Yorks his tory backed and filled along Fifth avenue from 47th to 54th streets Sunday shunting ail vehicular traffic from the celebrated thoroughfare Shades of pink toast red green and brown blended with white navy and natural as 1500000 men women and children warmed by an almostconstant sun embarked on the traditional stroll Jonquils gardenias and orchids were crushed against colorful spring dresses as the recordbreak ing crowds overflowed the side walks and took over the avenue for its show window Perfect Parade Weather The temperature hovered around 50 degrees as the parade gathered its greatest strength about 1 pm Women who had worn furs against the chill wind pushed the winter outer garments capelike over their shoulders so that other women could view their new spring dresses St Patricks cathedral was al most surrounded by huge crowds before noon About 30000 at tended the various services at the cathedral while thousands more followed the masses through loudspeakers outside the building Record crowds attended special services at other churches through out the city Peaceful Throng The peaceful goodnatured turn out was disturbed shortly after noon when 12 pickets members of the Peacemakers shouldered through the tightlypacked crowds distributing leaflets One was punched by an angry marine while two others were car ried off by cops when they laid down on the pavement and re fused to get up Carrying signs on their hats reading food not bombs and no guns for Europe James Jeck 33 a cleric and Mathias Kautin 38 an artist were picked up and See Page 2 Column Z GREATEST OF DAYS Melon to Pacify Dying Girl Cancer Victim CINCINNATI O April 17 UP choice watermelon large enough to make anyones mouth water was flown here Sunday night to fill one of the last re quests of an 11yearold girl slowly dying of cancer Maxine Rudd of North Robin son O said she wanted just two things for what may prove to be her last Easter day Physicians said there was no hope that the daughter of Mr and Mrs James Rudd could sur vive One wish of the frail girl was for a new blue dress which her mother made for her several days ago The other was for a juicy watermelon Thousands Fill Churches For Solemn Easter Rites By STAN BOWMAN The promise of immortality ex pressed in springs demonstration of the eternal principle of rebirth ajid in the ageless beauty of the Easter story held the attention of young and old at Easter Sunday religious services in Salt Lake City From sunrise services to eve ning meetings Christian religious leaders expressed hope for a peaceful world futurethe triumph of truth and God and the defeat enmity jealousy and hatred No iron curtain can be erected against the Living Lord When doors are shut He moves in upon the needs of they are Dr Robert D Steele told more than 2000 persons attending Easter sunrise services at the state capitol Jimmy Ybarbo Has Reunion With Mommy NEW BEDFORD Mass April 17 UP Pretty Mrs Wilma Ybarbo had a joyous Easter re union Sunday with her sixyearold son Jimmy who greeted her with a gaptoothed grin he developed while she was imprisoned for slaying her soldier husband I miss Jimmys two front teeth but he looks good to me cried the 24yearold brunette when she burst into her mothers modest cottage here and scooped her delighted child into her arms Believed Her 111 Mommy Mommy shouted Jimmy happy that his mother whom he had not seen since he left Germany last Christmas was home from the hospital where he believed she was ill Jimmy never has been told his mother was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for fatally shooting Sgt John Ybarbo of Goliad Tex last September during a party at their barracks home Her sentence was later reduced to five years She wasfreed Friday by order of Gen Lucius D Clay who said her conscience would provide punish ment enough Tired and Worn Tired and worn after an over night flight from Germany and a 100mile automobile ride from Westover field where she landed at Mrs Ybarbo climbed out of an air force car before her mothers home 10 min utes after noon Dressed in the crumpled gray slacks and hooded tweed coat she had worn on her journey home she rushed to the door which was thrown open by her family wait ing anxiously inside Jimmy she cried a her eyes found her tiny son clad in a new blue Easter suit She picked him up and her kisses smothered his delightec squeals of Mommy Mommy Then she turned andkissed her mother Mrs Charles Bailey and her 11yearold sister Eunice One of the largest crowds in the history of the capitol rites heard he talk by Dr Steele president Westminster college The service sponsored by the United Christian Youth movement featured organ and chimes music and solo and choir singing What is the meaning of the Resurrection experiences They are the guarantee and credentials of the Living Lord You can cru cify love but on the third day i will Dr Steele said Attendance records at mos churches in the city were sur passed Sunday asthe clear spring weather and what pastors terme an obvious spiritual reawaken ng brought thousands of peopli to the services Knights Templar Rites The Annual Knights Templar sunrise services attracted a ca pacity many peopli being turned away from the door of Masonic temple 650 E South Temple Rev Edgar H Hoffman pas tor Liberty Park Methodisl church gave the sermon stressing the eternal values manifested on the first Resurrection day Every thing that hatred power and skil could do to destroy Jesus and Christianity had been done he said Christianity seemed utterlj extinguished But on the firs Easter Sunday everything changed Christ arose giving man kind hope and assurance of eternal life Greatest of Days It is Jesus demonstration o immortality that makes Easter the greatest of all days Our immor tality is bound up in Christ sn SeePageS Column Crazed Slayer Kills 4 Dies n Gun Battle Operator of Electric Shop Terrifies Washington City PULLMAN Wash April 17 UP A crazed gunman was shot and killed here Sunday after he had killed four persons and injured three others in a wild shooting spree Maynard Hicks information di rector for Washington State col lege here said the maniac was identified as George Mclntyre op erator of Mclntyres electric serv ice Hicks said Mclntyre died under a volley of shots from a posse that included many Pullman resi dents sheriffs deputies state patrol officers and Pullman po lice Identify Dead The dead were identified as Ross Claar Pullman police officer Gil bert Gallagher Colfax Whitman county deputy sheriff Whitman County Sheriff L M Parnell and E G Buck Pullman taxicab driver The injured none seriously were James Hickman James T Rob erts and W H Kershaw Mclntyre last year had received a suspended sentence for threat ening Officer Claar with a gun He was granted leniency because of his good reputation in Pullman Hicks said Mclntyre apparently went crazy early Sunday morning when he got in a fight with Ker shaw who he wounded with a knife At Gas Station Kershaw notified police and Of ficer Claar went out to bring Mc lntyre in at about 4 pm Claar found hisman in a Pullman gas station buying gas The officer told Mclntyre to come with him Mclntyre refused Claar went to his prowl car to get his billy stick Then according to the service station attendant Mclntyre drew a gun believed to be a Woodstoc 22 pistol and shot Claar severa times He then grabbed the dea policemans stick arid struck him several blows on the head Al this time the service station at tendant said Mclntyres wife was sitting in the car watching Mclntyre grabbed Claars stick and ran off toward the outskirts of Pullman Word Spreads Immediately word of the shoot ing spread through the town Ter rified mothers swept their chil dren off the streets and scores o Pullman residents volunteerei their services to form a posse Some 25 men armed with shot guns rifles and pistols converged on Mclntyres home where he was believed hiding The mad killer was found at his home and then ensued a furious gun battle in which Parnell Gal lagher and Buck died under Me Intyres gunfire Mclntyre then broke from the house and sprinted a short dig tance before he was shot to death in a gully across railroad track fromhis home Mclntyre was shot at pm one hour and 40 minutes after he killed Officer Claar Acheson to Tell Congress Length of Time Needed WASHINGTON April 17 of State Dean Acheson s reported primed to tell congress that we should be prepared o send American arms to western Europe for possibly Acheson will emphasize informed officials said Sunday hat any American military aid program must be considered a long range project to insure ccomplishment of the task of pro ecting American security Acheson and his top aides were reported unwilling to estimate at his time how long the program should run because of factors governed by uncertainties of the cold war In Few Years Some officials reasoned that osts would taper off in a few ears after fodernization ol western European armies had made headway Meanwhile on Capitol hill an undercover cloakroom dispute that some senators said may develop nto an open battle was developing over the arms program At issue is the question whether Jie armed services committee or lie foreign relations committee should handle the legislation that vill determine what arms if any mil back up the 12nation treaty gainst aggression This is the socalled imple mentation bill to carry out this countrys program of arms aid to ts allies under the treaty which is awaiting ratification Republican Members The two topranking Republi can members of thearmed services committee Chan Gurney of South Dakota and Styles Bridges of New Hampshire told a reporter they will urge that it go to their group Actual decision may be left to Vice Pres Alben W Biivkley Administratiori experts now in the final stages of drafting the military aid bill shied away from predicting specifically how long the aid should last But some western diplomats in dicated they believed it should continue a minimum of three years tapering off possibly June 30 1852 when the Marshall plan is scheduled to end Acheson and his aides were said to take the view that the length of the program depends ondeyel opments in the cold war which in turn will determine American Arms 1 The number of divisions tb be equipped with American arms on the Europeancontinent 2 The level to which the armies of the Atlantic pact powers are to be raised 3 The amount of arms muni tions aircraft and supplies mem ber countries can produce them selves as part of the selfhelp fea tures of the program These factors make it extremely difficult officials said to predic in advance how much the milltar program would cost the American taxpayer in the end The administration plan now ir to start moving American arms and supplies to Europe within i few weeks after congress author izes the military aid program Quick Shipments These q u i c k shipments are planned more for their pyschologi cal impact upon the Atlantic pact Russia rather than because considerable quanti ties of American arms are avail able for export now The first exports will come largely from the stocks of the American army they said iwith the understanding theywill be replaced later by funds fromthe military aid program East Germans Seek Soviet Blockacleyft BERLIN April 17 zone Germans are putting preth sure oh the Russians to lift Berlin blockade it was reported authoritatively Sunday Die Welt official British army paper at Hamburg said the pres sure arises from the desire to re sume trade with west Germany The newspaper declared Vladli mir pekanosovj Soviet ambassa dor to Germany when Hitler atv tacked the Soviet been in Berlin for several days TO Advise He is here to advise the Soviet military administration on these proposals about resuming inter zonal trade and traffic whlch now reached a decisive stage Dekanosov is reputed to have played an important role In Soviet occupation policies in Germany Die Welts import appeared only a day after the allied airlift had shattered all records for a 21 hour period by flyingIZMutons of food and other supplies into the blockaded city The newspapers story was sup ported in part by Wil kinson economics advisor to U S military governor Luciui D Clay Send Communication Wilkinson said the economic commission of the SovieVzona had sent eammmucattotui to German irig them to make ff get trade started againbetween east and west Germany This trade wat paralysed when1 the Russians clamped on the Ber lin blockade andwestern occupa tion authorities instituted a coun terblockade on trade with the eastern zone Wilkinson said the American answer to the Russian zoneover tures was nothing doing No trade until the blockade of Berlin la fully lifted CELEBRATES INDEPENDENCE Eire Severs Ties to British DUBLIN Ireland Monday April IS Twenty gu n a mounted on historic OConnell bridge heart of the Easter week rebellion 33 years ago boomed out the birth of the Republic of Ire land at one minute after midnight Monday From all Dublin and the coun ties around of Irish massed in broad OConnell street to celebrate Irelands complete in dependence of outside rule for the first time since the Norman King Henry n of England landed on the Irish coast in 1172 Third to Break Away The Irish Free State with the Status of a dominion canlfe into being Jan 15 1922 But not until the repeal of the external relations act in December 1948 did Ireland cut her last tic with Britain Thus Ireland following the United States of America and Bur ma became the third dominion in the long history of the British Commonwealth ofNations to break and proclaim its complete independence The choice of Easter Monday for independence day and OCoaneU bridge to glorify it were tied up in the little states colorful past Near Early A few blocks away stands the big gray postoffice where on Easter Monday In 1916 Padrig Pearse and his small bandof vol unteers from the illegal Irish Re publican army first proclaimed a republic and fought the British Thesiege lasted most of Easter week and down the street a sec ond took place at the customs house which also had been seized by the IRA In the holiday atmosphere mes sages poured into the government from leaders throughout the world congratulating Ireland on her achievement after nearly eight centuries I believe this historic event marks the opening of a new era for our people Premier John A Costello said at a press confer ence v BltterneM Hate Pass The bitterness the hatred and dissensions that have poisoned the stream of Irish life for ao long will be eliminated The celebration was marred only ay the opposition of former Pre mier Eamon De Vileras Fianna Fail party which held that there can be no rejoicing as long aa partition of north and south Ire land continues Along the border which sepa rates the 26 counties of the new republic from the six counties of the north still tied to tne British crown IRA veterans in Newry marched quietlyto thecemetery to pay tribute to those who died for freedom Police Stand Idle reinforcements rushed to Newry Jh Down by the North Ireland government stood by their hands idly in their belts during the silent parade but there were no disorders VUlster had banned all nationalist demonstrations in the north But in the south the Irish green white and orange colors flew from the fronts of pubs by special dispensation for the first time since 1836 when a Jaw for bidding saloons to display flags was enacted Lack of Funds Perils U S Berlin Voice BERLIN April 17 sources said Sunday that America is about to lose her only voice be hind the Soviet iron Berlin broadcasting station Rial These sources regard Riaa as the most effective instrument for telling the continent about the illlions of dollars the United i spending to aid Europe Now they say the future of Riaa to threatened by a lack of funds Funds are lying idle in German banks but are tied up by U S government agencies which say they cannot help the informants said AMG Station Rlas is the American nrilitary station in this ovietblockaded city Unlike other American and radio In Germany Bias was not turned over to the Ger mans It remained a military gov ernment voice since it is regarded as Americas most effective cold war radio weapon Voice of America programs are relayed over Rias Its main at tractions however are its own originated programs which are designed to directly combat the Russians in their own backyard Its programs have brought con tinual protests1 from the Russians American Head Station Three Americanihead sta tions staff of 6HXCtarmajis Here tofore funds for station amounting to sn annual budffet of 15000000 have beensuppliedjointly by theAiner n military governinent and the Germans as a cost of the occupa tion Due to occupation policy changes and a reduction in theSihiMtary government these funds no longer are available The military gov ernment has agreed to lifhten oc cupation costs to the Germans This agreement is in line with tiw general policy of turning all functions back to Germans other than direct army occupa tion and security matters 1 1 ;