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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS lutermountaiS Station KALL Honda Through WEATHER Fair asd continued warm day cooler on 14 109 SALT LAKE MONDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FTVB CENTS Military Chiefs Meet Italy Envoys Chart Other Secrei Sessions With Atlantic Pact Signers July 31 United States joint chiefs of staff will a series of top super secret talks with military leadersof Atlantic pact nations Monday on the defense of west ern Europe against Communist Omar Louis Denfeld and Hoyt Van the navy and air force chiefs starting a tour of western will start their talks with chiefs of the Luxem bourg and Italian figging services Monday Crowded Schedule Working on a crowded they will start talks with com mandant of their respective serv ices inGermany Monday afterI with military leaders cf ether pact countries will be held in Paris and London later in the The Americans will in the the American troops and equipment now in Germany to help western European defend against any sudaen European defense leaders un doubtedly will tell the Americans how many ships and planes they need from the TJnited States as insurance and what can Farben Building The talks of the American chiefs of staff will start at when they receive Aloyse Ja chief of staff of the army of tiny and behind guarded doors of a conference room of the American headquarters in the building of the former German Farben chemicals Later in the morning the Amer icans will talk eightman Italian delegation led by Efisio chief of staff of Italian army Vice Emi lio chief of staff of the fend Mario Aimon Cat chief of air In the afternoon Den feld and Vandenberg take stock of the American military position in briefings by the air Americas top military strategists are shown before Harry S Truinans private plane as they arrived in Europe to confer with leaders of the Atlantic pact Left to Louis chief of naval forces Omar army chief of and Hoyt air force chief of They will examine the wests existing Naval CAB Open Crash Probe SPLICE MAIN BRACE King George Commends Sloop on Red Escape July 31 igratulations on their daring ex July George sent his personal to rejoin the 31 navy sent a special Sunday to board of inquiry here Sunday to British navy sloop Amethyst on investigate the crash of an air liner which was rammed in the air by navy Hellcat fighter killing 16 The fourth naval district at Philadelphia appointed the four The Civil Aeronautics also was ques witnesses of the crash and the daring exploit toy which they broke out ofit Communist far up the Yangtze rated tc freedom with their guns blaz In a personal message sent through British far eastern fleet Britains sailor king said Please convey to the command for a its RhTneMain base and ing of leer and ships company of the army at European Amethyst my hearty con ters at On Tuesday briefing will be conducted at the huge Graf enwohr training naar the Czecho slovak where American ground and air forces are being assembled for war games in early Only piecemeal information on European needs for arms aid has been given so France has said she wants weapons sufficient to equip 20 Denmark wants military aid amounting to Chinese to Lift Consul Offices Siege July 31 Disgruntled Chinese former with cars navy employes agreed Sunday to lift their siege of the American consulate which they invaded a doctor and a dentist were trying to identify the torn bodies of the Only four had been identified from among the 15 vic tims in the passenger Rope Off Scene The CAB roped off the scene where the Eastern Airlines its wing ripped off in the smashed into an alfalfa field and burned at It was the first fatal crash of a scheduled airline plane in 11 Amid debris investigators a few Belongings of the 12 passsngsrsand three crew mem bers who died in the a gold several pieces of costume a wedding two diamond rings and the badly charred notebook of the The country road near the farm where the airliner ripped into the ground was jammed on both sides Friday in an effort to force pay ment of additional Negotiators for the former navy employes agreed to cali in an of ficial labor union mediator sup plied by Shanghais Communist administration and to hold the wage negotiations in a downtown office beginning Monday at 9 From SO to 60 Chinese had lolled around the first floor of the con sulate they entered it by a ruse on They refused to Jet three American consular of ficials leave the During the negotiations in the consulate the Chinese kept attache Reuben Thomas locked in hLs room and refused to let him leave during allnight conversations in which they used psychological treatment roundtheclock dis cussions without sleep or The negotiators reportedly stepped up their demands and sent in more men to help wear down urging him to an immediate agreement without further consultations with Wash The navy gave its mostly months extra pay when it discharged them April The workers at first demanded three months pay and a severance But they were reported to have demanded 6 months pay during the night Thomas was allowed to have but was not allowed to leave his Two other of ficials also were under detention Acting Consulate Walter and Morgan naval nhey did not participate in the Post Signs As more than 150 persons milled close to the ropedoff a farm erposted a sign which read parking 25 The body of the pilot of the navy Robert Vernon Poe of whose plane crashed two miles fromthe was taken to Sunday The only witness to the collision George said tliat Poe buzzed his Cub plane then zoomed up in a fast turn and smacked into the air The skill and determi nation shown by ail on board have my highest Splice tee George Ration of Rum To splice the main brace means to issue a celebratory extra ration of rum to all Naval authorities at Hong Kong called the escape of the down 150 miles of the treacherous almost in The 1400ton without a river raced at full speed down the crashing an obstructive boom on the on a moonless night under fire of Communist suore batteries which hicrippled it alter it went aground April Reports to naval quarters here said the Communists were so con T I fused by the dash of the Amethyst pastoral letter read in Bishops Urge AntiSocialist German Vote July 31 Attorney Seen Sure GOP Choice Republican Factious Ready to Appoint Guy Gabrieison July 31 UP topranking Republican said Sunday night that Guy Gabriel Republican national eommit teeman from New has the inside track for the post of GOP national committee chair He said Gabrieison reportedly is agreeable to the major Republi can political and has in dicated he will taUe the job if it is offered to Republican leaders will meet here next Thursday to receive the resignation of Hugh Scott as party chairman and select a new leader for a try at a comeback at the polls in Free of Links The topranking GOP official said that all reports he has re ceived indicate that Gabrieison is He added that there may be no opposition to This source said there are three main factors favor of Gabriei son He held his state delegation away from au early swing to any candidate in the 1948 Republican thus keeping himself aloof from any particular This woulri meet the demand from many GOP leaders for a chairman who is not identified with any can as Scott was linked with He is a successful business man and New York City lawyer with a reputation as a good or He thus night be expected to be able to bring warring fac tions Bid to Midwest He has a mixed geographical While now living in New he spent many years of his life in Thus he would t meet desires of easterners for one I of their number and also demands midwest Republicans that a The GOP source said that Gab rieison is reported to be acceptable Harold Stassen and Thom as Dewey of New three leading GOP contenders for the presidential nomination last He said that Gabrieison told some Republican leaders that he would not chairmanship but would accept if it were of fered Meeting Thursday This source said that from all it looks as if that meet ing Thursday will be more har monious than I think theyll probably take Gabrieison from what Ive jhe Scott resigned in the face of a I GOP Asks Allied Vow Of Unified Arms Use Dutch Secretly Sign CeaseFire Pact 1 UP A ceasefire agreement between the Indone sian republic and the Nether lands was signed formally in a secret session early Monday at United Nations The press and public were barred from the A spokesman said he was unable to explain why the sign ingceremonies were and said the text of the ceasefire probably would be issued at 5 Monday 3 The full delegations from the Indonesian republic and the as well as the attended the Thomas Critehely of Australia acted as It was the third ceasefire agreement to be signed by the two Roman Catholic churches Sunday told west German Catholics to vote for Christian candidates in the 14 parliamentary elec Participation of the church in education was an Kurt Socialis said the letter was openly intended to influence the elections in favor of the Christian Demo the Socialists Rightist ri vals for power in the west German government to be The two parties are about equally The Christian Democrat control the legislatures of six of the states that will make up the The Social ists control the other The Communist party in western Ger many is The letter complained leftist parties had rejected important Christian demands and added You will understand that we ask a convinced Christian make it agree with his conscience to give his vote to a candidate who recognizes the power of the state before the freedom of conscience in decisive education arid cultural questions f ightning Kills Two Terrorizes Baseball Crowd July 31 shattering lightning bolt struck a baseball diamond killing two players and spreading pandemonium crowd of Fifty othor persons were in one The spectators ran screaming from the field as the bolt cut a ditch three inches deep and 20 feet long in the I Flashes electricity and sparks spread throughout the but no fire Gordon left fielder for the Baker said be and some teammates were knocked to the ground as they were running to their positions to start the Baker was to play league of towns in Santa Rosa and Okaloosa Walther said as he got up saw flames and sparks all oxer the place and heard women and children screaming as they Throe ambulances and doctors and nurses from Crestview answered a call for Only one was injured badly enough to require Many persons were treated at the field for shock and minor The both members of the Baker baseball were listed as Allen Joyner of Crest view and Harry Moore of Joynftr was third baseman and Critically injured was Joe Tay second baseman for Baker is in The teams belong to a j about 50 of that they fired on one of their own Slyer Steamer The reports said the Amethyst slipped anchor at local time Saturday and started off at full steam behind a Chinese river moon was setting at mid night so the night would have been fairly even at the and pitch black for most of her seven and a quarter hours passage to the a naval source She came under heavy artillery fire to which she replied in self The break for freedom laconi cally terminated when her already decorated radio operator Jack French tapped out Rejoined No damage or God save the Averages 22 Knots The passage was made at an average of 22 the source The last half probably at a higher speed when the ebb tide was Hor first signal was made at the steamer she was following was challenged by flarea from the bank and the Amethysts presence A Communist naval in was fired at by their owe batteries which probably as sisted Amethyst in break Her signal read Am under heavy fire and hit followed 10 minutes later by stiJl under heavy Under Heavy Fire Later she signaled under heavy fire off Kiangyin followed 12 min utes later by still under heavy fire searing This was the crucial part of the The night was now Numerous guns were firing at the Amethyst and she had to break through the the strength of which was Her speed at this time must have been well over 20 Then followed anxious wait for two No further news was received until July 31 at when she stated she had made just hundred This was ob Wherry Urges Ban on Atom Secret Export July 31 A demand that congress clamp a legal lid down he ex change of atomic boms secrets with other nations came Sunday from Kenneth Wherry of the G O P floor Wherry said in a statement that what he called a gentlemans agreement between Harry S Truman and members of the senatehouse atomic committee is all that now bars the transfer of secrets to Britain and Before the present confused and frustrated congress it ought to pass legislation to make the bomb secrets are securely locked and not left gentlemens agree ments the Nebraska senator de Scions Given Voice Wherrys demand followed as surances of Truman last Thursday that the status quo will be maintained while longrange atomic policy toward Britain and Canada is worked Truman will nave a full voice in the Present arrangements among the three for information and raw supplies are limited in scope and Truman A plan of cooperation was worked out last year among the drive to oust him because of his tieup with viously thought from a man worct Senate Probes Woods File In Graft Hunt July 31 Housing Expediter Tighe Woods said Sunday that senate investiga tors handling the five percenter inquiry have combed files of his agency in tracking down the ac tivities of a former army The man the investigators were primarily interested in at the start of the files search is James a key figure in the who after leaving the army worked for awhile for the war assets adminis But a senate source familiar with the inquiry told a reporter that a check of the housing1 files also produced information which led to the questioning of John Kansas City boot black who knows his way around the White Woods said in an interview that he has known Hunt for but has had only one remote busi contact with him as housing senate Wood showed particular interest in whether Hunt figured in any way in government clearance for construction work at two race tracks at the time of the building materials shortly after the The race tracks are Tanforan at Sai and near Chamber Asks Excise Tax End July 31 The United States Chamber of Commerce urged congress Sunday to wipe out wartime excise tax increases to stimulate Herman chamber said that taking off excessive levies mean greater yield of income and in many cases even greater tax three nations following their time collaboration on the Reports have been current that Britain wants a greater share of the is faced with the fact that Britain and Canada control the great sup plies of raw material in bomb Wherry Staad Rigid Wherry went beyond the posi tion taken by some of his Repub lican For William Knowland member of the senatehouse committee who brought the issue into the said he is satisfied with the presi dents Previously he had taken the stand that if there no promise from the president not to exchange information by executive congress ought to act to bar any such Wherry said in his statement that Omar army chief of had told the house foreign affairs committee last week that the atomic bombs hold priority in our defense Bradleys Stand Bradley proposed that strategic including use of the A be left ihis country in the North Atlantis mutual de fense Wherry compJrancd that he and other members of congress not fJis senatehouse atouiic corniuittee have no part in any gentlemens He said loopholes in the present law which may permit the giving away of secrets to other nations ought to be Drive Strategy The current drive to share the knowhow and information with England will be followed by others as others have preceded Wherry All of these drives are subtly contrived to filch the secrets upon which the life of our country may The forces that to rob America of its atomic bomb se will certainly continue their and they will rope in some highlyplaced people in our government by their specious such asthe currently labored one that England will shut off the raw materials for bombs if we dont tell her all the secrets of how the atomic weawns e Farm Surplus Issue Stalls Conditions Support in House On Coordinated Program July 31 house Republicans demanded ironclad guarantees of coordinated military action Sunday in exchange for qualified support of Hfary S Trumans arms for Europe Unless such assurances are they they wont even support a partial program to arm Atlantic pact and other friendly By coordinated John Vorys he and others concerned about program mean that there must be assurance that in the event of war the nations receiving military help will pull together as a Vory is a highracking member cf the house foreign affairs committee which is considering the It will resume hearings Monday vith testimony from former of State George Marshall and rov ing Ambassador Averill Har Advocates StopGap Vorys is advocating a program of about half the amount j proposed by the Asit the proposal would provide arms for western Europe and a number of other nonCom munist The president would be tmpowered to switch the flow if conditions The bulk of the arms would be de livered over a twoyear period with the intention of discouraging any Russian idea of overrun ning It has run into a barrage of 31 The senate Sunday moved warily toward another fierce quarrel foreign principal dispute in the historic jamup of The appropriations committee brought forth a revised bill for European recovery and o tlier eign It was changed to meet objections that committee amendments contained legislation that arent supposed to i But one of the main arguments was over amendments and Scott of Illinois tojd a reporter questions in the house committee he will try to strip the bill riders restrietiveXto the economic cooperation wMCfe administered the recovery Controversy has stirred about a schema by John McCiellan about the extent of cooperation to be expected among the European A principal contention is that the present plan should be limited in view of the Atlantic treaty pro vision for of a 12 up a committee to work out an over all defense plan based on mutoa Urge 50 Slash Ark to earmark 000 for surplus pro tie up loan C Chairman I KieiSeth ar Influentialmembers of congress are reported to have suggested that the fund be about held to one and specifically fitted into the forthcoming defense plan under the Reports that the administration was working a plan to reduce the extent of the presidents pro gram were met by a State depart ment The departrnsnt pre dicted the sum asked will bo j when congress gets the full of State Dean Achesbn takes the position that this plan itself is an interim proposal and is the minimum needed to strengthen the Atlantic partners against Russian power moves and fear of the huge Soviet military McCarran Vows Support Senator Pat McCarran who has been critical of some of the administrations for eign told areporter he will support the foreign arms pro Im acting on the theory that j war is inevitable and the we get ready for the better off we will I wish 1 could see some way by which my country could have peace and still maintain its dignity and but Im See Page Column 3 he form the bill could not be challenged The bill calling for iribre than appropriations jBOst ly to administer the Marshall is one of the big money measures which should have been passed before the fiscal year be gan July Double Cool July 31 TJP Alexander Sunday offered to join forces with anyone whd should take vacation until Kiivember and escape this killing Washington They can do if theyll vote on necessary ap propriation bills andwait until fall to act on what you might oalJ By both the weather and will be Wiley followed up a growing plea for early by saying some members of congress are not feeling too He named no names but apparently was referring to several older members of the houe 5085 OF PAY ROLL CIO Proposes Jobless Pay Extension of Time July 31 UP CIO proposed Sunday that unemployed workers be given job less pay equal to 50 to of their regular earnings as a means of sustaining1 purchasing power and restoring full Wage Bill Seeking Minimum of 75c Gets Demo Okeh July 31 UP House administration leaders Mve agreed to a compromise 75 cent minimum wags bill that would bring about new workers under the wagehour it was revealed The measure was worked out in cooperation with southern Democrats nnd will be introduced Monday or It was approved by administra tion Democrats on the house labor committee at a caucuslast The which carry the name of committee chairman John is intended to dull strong southern Democrat and Republican opposition to raising the It will be brought to the house floor TO The plan was suggested in the CI Os monthly Eco nomic Under current state unemployment compensation jobless pay averages about 25 a week for periods rang ing up to 26 The federal security re ported Priay that abdout 000 jobless are rawing compeMa Total unemployment Is over but some recipients have exhausted their benefits andothers have not yet filed The1 CIO would give a single man earning a week Jobless pay of a If he were mar had a re ceive up to a For a man making weeJt it would be 60 a week for a single man and up to for a family In addition the CIO the benefits should last Itjig a and should be paidfor en tirety by employer contribution and pro poned benefits but no leading spvenanent offl or major organisation hu heretofore called for such large Thp CIO said present level of joblew pay So low u not provide a decent HvWg twtn thWs of the oeiTtne T ;