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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1943, Salt Lake City, Utah Sports Local News Classified Ads Radio Programs Page 13 ffilmtu Your Doctors Services Are in Dont Call Him Unless Necessary Part Two Salt Lake City Utah Tuesday Morning August 3 1943 Page Nine Welder Case Lands in High Court AFL Builders Ask Brake On Slate Board On the ground that the national war labor board has properly tak en jurisdiction five AFL unions 10 contractors at the Geneva eteel plant Monday petitioned the Utah supreme court to restrain the state labor relations board from further proceedings in cases in volving welders employed in con of the steel plant The court was asked to issue temporary writs of prohibition and require the state board to show why it should not be restrained permanently In one case the board Had desig nated the United Brotherhood of Welders Cutters and Helpers of America as the collective bargain ing agent for welders employed by Koppers company In connection with this a hearing was to have been Conducted by the board Mon day morning on a charge that Koppers company was guilty of unfair labor practices for refusing to recognize the brotherhood This was called off because of the court action Hearing Continued In the second case the brother hood had asked that the board designate it as collective bargain in agent for welders employed by all other contractors at the plant Hearing opened on this last week but had been continued until Au fust 9 Designation of the brotherhood as the bargaining agent for weld ers has been opposed in both cases by AFL building trades union who have a contract to furnish la bor at the steel plant and by the contractors themselves who claim by AFL building trades unions arrangements would result in de lay in construction of a warvital plant Last week the A F L and the companies joined in asking the board ioluntarily to withdraw from the case because of lack of jurisdiction and now they ask the supreme court to force the board to withdraw The Utah court must decide therefore whether the fed eral or state board has jurisdiction Federal Body Challenged After a brief strike of Koppers company employes following the Ltah boards decision the case was certified to the NWLB but Eldred M Royle chairman of the Utah board challenged the federal body to take jurisdiction away from the state The court Monday gave attor neys for the brotherhood and the state board until Saturday to sub mit briefs in opposition to granting of the temporary writ and attor ney for the AFL and the com panies will have two days there Salt Lakers Wait U Concert Salt Lake Citys cultural treat of the sfason will be the appearance Tuesday evening in the University of Utah stadium of Patrice Munsel pretty 17yearold Metropolitan opera audi tions winner in a concert directed by James Sample noted conductor The concert with Miss Munsel and Mr Sample directing the Utah State Symphony orchestra will be one of two sunset concerts to be held in the stadium this month Miss Munsel will sing such numbers as Summertime from Gershwins Porgy and Bess Voice of Spring Johann Strauss Dancing Doll Polidini and The Mad Scene from Lucia de Lammermoor by Donizetti Captivating members of the symphony orchestra Miss Munsel rehearsed for the first time with that group Sunday She rested Monday Under auspices of The Salt Lake Tribune and Telegram Miss Munsel will sing Wednesday for soldiers at Bushnell Gen eral hospital at Brigham City She will make no further public appearances until next November when she will make her debut with the Met Sunset concert ticket sales have been progressing briskly officials in charge said For each civilian ticket sold one sol dier will be admitted to the sunset concerts Soldiers from army air forces basic training center at Kearns will march into the stadium and to their seats accompanied by the crack base band in a brief military review In event of rain the concert will1 be postponed until Wed nesday or Thursday night Gail Martin symphony orchestra manager announced The Utah State Symphony group of approximately 70 pro fessional musicians from a dozen Utah communities is a major factor in the musical life of Salt Lake City The orchestra association is a branch of the Utah State Institute of Fine Arts Sunset concerts are given through fi nancial assistance of the legislature the governor of the state and Salt Lake county on PnRf Twenty Raiii Topples S L Mercury Salt Lake had its faced washed Monday And it was a refreshing Job too Everything from victory gardens to victory gardeners enjoyed the rain Which incidentally de posited 08 inch of precipitation Besides thunder and lightning cooler temperatures accompanied thesecond day of storms in the urea The maximum Monday was pleasant SS degrees The min imum was 67 degrees It shouldnt pet excessively warm Tuesdsv sjcordinK to the prediction of little change in tem peratures The ram helped the city water department which has been hard pressed during the hot spell Temperatures elsewhere in the nation Monday were Hi eh Low Two Salt Lakers Listed As Missing in Action Two Salt Lake men were reported missing in action1 Monday Patrick J Maher husband of Mrs Ruth Vetten Maher of 1458 Fifth East street in the Mediterranean and Tech nical Sergeant Charles H McNemar husband ofMrs Beatrice H McNemar of 1606 East Twentyseventh South street in the Albuquerque X M 95 Atlanta Ga 86 Bismarck X D 79 Chicago 111 93 Denver Colo 85 Grand Junction Colo 78 MinneapolisSt Paul New Orleans La 9S New York City Oklahoma City Okla Omaha Xeb Rock Springs Wvo Salt Lake Airport San Antonio Texas St Louis Mo Sheridan Wyn D C 98 87 108 91 77 88 99 97 86 98 68 70 55 72 67 67 71 76 72 SS 80 79 67 71 I 71 59 68 European area Mrs Maher received word through a war department tele gram Saturday that her husband has been missing inaction since July 8 over Sicly Pilot of a B17 he has been overseas since May 29 Lieutenant Maher is the son of Mr and Mrs Frank M Maher of 358 I street A graduate of the University of Utah and Judge Memorial school he enlisted in the air corps in January 1942 He won his wings and commission at Luke field Ariz September 29 1942 His crew share honors of a distinguished flying cross and two oak leaf clusters to the air medal Sergeant McNemar is the son of Mr and Mrs C W McNemar of Clarksburg W Va He entered the army in West Virginia May 11 1942 and graduated from radio technician school at Scott field 1111 August 1942 During his advanced training he was stationed at army air base Salt Lake City for six weeks and was transferred to Wendover field wherfi he graduated from gunnery school October 28 1942 as a staff sergeant At Biggs field El Paso Texas he married Beatrice Han sen daughter of Mr and Mrs C B Hansen of 1606 East Twenty seventh South street December 11 1942 He was sent overseas in April 1943 Word received by his wife stated that he has been missing since July 14 Wool Secretary Goes to Denver F R Marshall secretary of the National Wool Growers associa tion left Monday for Denver Colo to attend sessions of the annual convention of the Colorado Wool Growers association Tues day Wednesday and Thursday Mr Marshall will address the Tuesday afternoon meeting on wool and lamb marketing affairs as they are affected by govern ment regulation J M Jones assistant secretary of the National Wool Growers as sociation will represent the asso ciation the ram sale Wednesday at Filer Idaho Lieutenant Patrick J Maliej Reported missing tion over Sicily I Technical Sergeant Charles H McNemar Listed as miss Ing in action in Europe State May Appeal Order To Pay Mileage Judgment Patriotic Vacations Offer your services through an inexpensive Tribune Telegram want ad for work during this summer vacation period Many employers are searching for extra het State your qualifications net experience in the clanifieJ section and buy War Bondi with your pay Dial 3151 1 ind start worVIng soon Discussions between repre sentatives of the state attorney generals office and the state finance commission may result in an appeal against an order signed by Third District Judge J Allen Crockett caffing upon the commission to pay another district judge in car mile age expenses previously disal lowed by the commission Arthur R Nielsen assistant to the state attorney general said no date has been named as to when the judgment is or dered payable and said there was some possibility the order will be appealed Actual and necessary car mileage expenses incurred by District Judge A H Ellett in 1 carrying out his duties in Sum1 mit county early this year were stipulated at seven cents per mile instead of four cents a mile as set by thestate com1 mission Judge Ellett in his plea for a writ of mandamus to be issued to compel the commission i to pay him actual expenses in i stead ofcompensation based on an figure of four cents per mile said the setting of an arbitrary figure was contrary to law j Since the suitwas filed the commission raised the figure from1 four to five cents a mile but Judge Ellett has pointed out j such action is still not according to statute i Army Orders Change in Kearns Status Second Air Force To Assume Command at Center KEARNS Entire facilities of this army air forces basic training center will beturned over to the Second air force onOctober 1 it was announced Monday by Colonel Converse R Lewispost com mander At that time the post will be placed under a new commanding officer Office of personnel of the pres ent command will be transferred to new units of the army air forces training command said Colonel Lewis Colonel Henry W Harms com manding officer Eighteenth re placement wing indicated Monday night that definite plans for the of Kearns after October 1 have not been made and no mem bers of the permanentparty to be established t he r e have been chosen However it is understood that the present activities of Eight eenth replacement wing installa tions at the army air base Salt Lake City and the fairgrounds will be redividedpart to be trans ferred to Kearns While basic training will be abandoned at that base advanced technical training such as individual combat and ground crew and heavy bombard ment technique will beinstalled Placed in operation July 17 1942 as basic training center No 5 ofthe army air forces technical training command which was merged with the flying training command to form the A A F train ing command Third Utah Community In slightly more than a year Kearns has becomethird largest community in Utah and has trained thousands of men who as air forces technicians are now en gaged in carrying out the TTC sustain the far battle fronts Colonel Lewis expressed grati tude to Utahns declaring The generous assistance of the people of this state has been of great value in the growth of Kearhs andthe efficient operation of the post It is with regret that I look forward to breaking of connec tions with citizens ofthis area and I anr sure all our military personnel join me in this feeling Program Continues Colonel Lewis in command here since last September 13 said The present trainingprogram willcon tinue in full operation through September 30 Efficiency of the base will not be impaired in the slightest It is our desireto turn over a su perior command to the Second air force Primary function Kearns has been to providebasic training for men destined air forces technicians It also has given overseas training to graduates of technical schools and basictrain ing to preavlation cadets Its physical facilities are valued at Noted for possessing thesecond largest range in the country it To Address Service Clubs W A Patterson 43yearold president of United Air Lines Inc arriving in Salt Lake City Monday evening to address a Tuesday meeting of Salt Lake service clubs Writ Restrains Work on Scofield Dam The Utah supreme court was asked Monday to restrain the Carbon Water Conservancy dis trict from entering into a repay ment contract with the federal government for rebuilding of Sco field dam on the ground that the act under which conservation districts are formed is unconsti tutional On petition of G H Patterick Jr of Price the court Issued a temporary writ of prohibition and directed the district to show cause on or before August 10 why it should riot be made permanent thus1 preventing the proj ect from going ahead as sched uled Patterick alleged that the con servancy district act violates the due process and equal protection clauses of the constitution and impairs obligations of contract forthese reasons It provides for levying of taxes in excess of bene fits to be received in such dis tricts1 owners of personal prop erty receive no benefits the lien created by the repayment con tract impairs the obligation of Continued on PARC Twenty Women Draft Fair Plans Red tape In entering and judging entries in the womens department of the Salt Lake county fair August 25 to 28 will be clipped to fit this years stream recentiy has been giving range I lined program Mrs Ivy L Hall instruction to air forces techni1 county home demonstration agent cians sent here from other posts GOP County Units Set Reorganization Dates for two meetings for re organization of Republican party workers in Salt Lake county were announced Monday by Vernon Romney chajrman of the cdunty t Republicancentral committee announced Monday Meeting with Mrs Hall Monday in her office in the federal build ing were Mrs C L Bello and Mrs HeberAylettgeneral supervisors of the home economics department of the fair Other department and their assistants are House UAL Official Envisions VastExpansion A revolutionary postwar expan sion of the nations airline facili ties to include feeder service for suburban residents to larger cities was envisioned by W A Patter son 43 year old president of United Air Lines Inc Monday evening Arriving in Salt Lake City from San Francisco to address a joint meeting of the Salt Lake Cham ber of commerce and service clubs Tuesday at p m in the Hotel Utah and to inspect com pahy facilities here Mr Patterson predicted a vast development of air services to include air express and freight carrying of first class mail by air and great expansion of passenger services The economic and market re search department of UAL al ready is making exhaustive studies with a view to providing the best airline service to the nation that can be devised Mr Patterson said Eighty per cent of all first class mail traveling more than 300 miles will be carried by the airlines at reduced rates the air executive predicted Our present number of em ployes is 7500 Mr Patterson said After the war we will employ 23500 exclusive of any additional physical expansion Speaking of development of transoceanic air service the UAL president indicated that his com pany is not yet ready to enter competition for overseas transport rights There is a great danger in overexpanding our facilities Domestic airlines must realize that we cant compete with for eign countries and ourselves at the same time he said Air express and freight service will develop rapidly after the war but will be limited to small pre mium goods which must be trans ported quickly Air freight facili WMC Prepares Details on New Work Week Mailed Instructions Readied For Firms Affected Under 48Hour Labor Order Detailed information on the operation of the order placing the Salt Lake and Provo industrial areas on a 48hour minimum week will be mailed to all affected employers within the next two days Joseph S Mayer Utah director for the war man power commission said Monday The order announced last Sat urday covers virtually all employ ment in the designated area in establishments employing eight or more workers The important ex ceptions are governmental units and places of employment engaged principally in agriculture Its ac tual effects however will be lim ited by the fact that many em ployers are already operating on the 48hour week This is true of the mining and smelting industry and most of the manufacturing plants producing essential prod ucts It will be chiefly felt Mr Neglect of Fire Department Hit by Mayor City Planning Report Lists Needs for Efficient Operation cost and outworn Mayor Ab Jenkins Calling attention to Salt Lake Citys sharply rising fire loss fig ure the fire departments relative ly low base pay modest per capita stations Monday charged neglect of the fire de partment has been due to the in ability of political groups to asr sess salaries of department per sonnel Head of the public1 safety depart ment for more than three years Mayor Jenkins said under civil service law it is not possible for this to be done in the fire depart ment The men are protected by civil justly so Thats the reason why nobodys interested in building up the fire department The mayor lashed out at the failure of city officials to build up the department in a statement Mayer said by such lines of busi ness as retail trades insurance of ail kinds and the service establish ments MIsunderntandings Arise Mr Mayer reported that the or der had prompted some protests arising largely from misunder standing as to its application Once it is understood he com mented that the order is flexible that there is jio intention of im posing the longer work week where it will serve no good pur pose the opppsition to the pro gram disappears He pointed out that the order is to be applied only where it will accomplish one of three things 1 Release needed man power to other work 2 make it unneces sary for the establishment to com ditional workers or made after a perusal of the Plan Petejn the jabor for the Salt Lake City Fire De partment released Monday by E G Woolley city planning and zoning engineer in cooperation planning board with national workers We have arrived at the point now where we have to completely tear down a fire station to repair it the mayor said He declared two of them now are condemned naming these as the fire station No 1 at First South and State streets and the fire station No 5 at Ninth South and Tenth East streets The No 1 station he de scribed as the biggest fire hazard in the city while No 5 was de clared by the mayor to be cracked and braced The citys 50year planners in their report call for half again as many as the present 10 fire stations twice the present appa ratus and onethird more person nel Need for new stations in the CConUnurd on Puce Twrnlyl hold accessories and clothing sec tionMrs Emil Erickson super X Jones Mrs Hilda ties cannot compete with other supervisors carrjer3 for heavy goods Citing an example Of the fruit t Ljtson and A reorganization rally for party workers the Eighteenth and Nineteenth legislative districts will be held at West Jordan junior high school Thursday at p m In charge will be J M Boyden of Sandy chairman of the Eighteenth district organization and J C Hansen of Midvale chair manof the Nineteenth district organization Speakerwill be Don B Colton former congressman Republicans of the Eighth legis lative district will meet August 11 at p m in Liberty park to reorganize for the year In charge will be Gaylen S Young district chairman Speaker will be F R Marshall secretary of the National Wool Growers asso ciation Mosquito District s 128510 The sum of will be need ed by the Salt Lake City mosquito abatement district for the current fiscal year the couny commission was notified Monday by James A Giles president of the districts Board of trustees Mr Gilessaid the tax on the estimated figure would be two tenths of one mill for each assessed valuation in the district The estimate was filed by the commission Gwynne Page Quilts Mrs LorennaBaker supervisor Mrs J C Hansen Mrs Grace Ashman and Mrs Melvin Lind Elderly womens work Mrs Ross Anthon supervisor Mrs Roy Norburg and Mrs George Thaxton Foods Mrs Ed Gardner supervisor Miss Mamie Butterf ield Mrs R P Fin layarid Mrs Orson Smith lessness of attempting to carry heavy goods Mr Patterson said In order to carry as much as an ordinary cargo ship costing 000 from the United States to Australia we would have to have 144 planes costing and three tankers to carry the gasoline necessary to operate them Following h i s arrival in Salt Lake City Monday evening Mr Patterson met with company em ployes to answer questions and discuss working conditions Soy Flits AboutNation Alone Until Chicago Police Step In Nineyearold Douglas How ard has peregrinating feet and an unperturbed outlook on where Kis wanderings take him The lad a son of Fred How ard stationed at the army air base Salt Lake City and Mrs Rose Howard employed in Chey enne Wyo is now inChicago where his latest case of wander lust ended in the arms of that cjtys police officers according to the Associated Press Questioned at the Chicago juvenile detention home the boy calmly gave this account of his wanderings Recently his mother took him to Salt Lake City for a visit with his dad There he left his par ents and boarded a train for Los Angeles After a couple days in that city spending nights in depots he decided hed like to visit Chicago So he simply hopped on a Santa Fe passenger train I didnt have a ticket but the conductors thought I was with someone and I1 didnt have much trouble police quoted the boy Douglas said he was born in Detroit buthe and his mother had also lived in Battle Creek Mich and Biloxi Miss when his father was stationed near those cities In Salt Lake City police said the youngster disappeared from here while his mother WBS visit ing his father July 25 His father told officers at the time that Douglas likes to wander away and sell papers Legion Boosts Bond Sales Opening Augusts war bond drive Monday members of 134 American Legion posts and auxili ary units throughout the state be gan an extensive campaign to reach the states quota of 000 Frank Q Robinson chairman of the drive for Salt Lake post No 2 reported that members of the legion alert will personally con tact as many prospective pur chasers as possible while members of the auxiliaries will staff the special service bond office on the main floor of the TribuneTele gram building 143 South Main street Offering complete service to purchasers of bonds women serv ing in the booth daily will fur nish information concerning types of bonds maturity values and beneficiaries They will also as sist in filling out application blanks as well as in the actual buying of the bonds at one of the issuing agencies Throughout the first week of the drive John M Wallace state chairman reported the legion and auxiliaries hope to net in bonds or half of the quota for the month at the legion conven tion at Vernal Saturday and Sun day Personal quota for each mem ber of the legion and auxiliaries is S350 in war bonds bought or sold for ad 3 increase Judge Continues Gambling Trial Trial for 42 men charged with gambling was continued to Au gust 10 by order of Judge Wilford Movie Burton in Salt Lake police court Monday The men were arrested Friday noon in a clubroom at 35 West Second South street and appeared before Judge Reva Beck Bosone Saturday Eight of the men are charged1 with gambling three with operating a gambling house and 31 with resorting to production He particularly em phasized that the WMC does not want employers to lengthen the work week and release employes before it is known where they can be placed in essential employ ment The order is effective August 19 but this does not mean that em ployers should necessarily begin operating on a 48hour schedule on that date The proper procedure is to first prepare a statement as to the number of employes who could be released by going on the 48hour week and their occupa tional classifications When this is submitted to the WMC direc tor an effort will be made to find essential employment for them elsewhere Then and not until then does the order require the release of any workers It is possible that some work ers who could be released would not be qualified for any of the essential jabs for which additional workers nre needed In such in stances the employer would not be required to make the change May Obtain Exemption Any affected employer may ob tain an exemption from the order by showing that an increase in the hours of work in his establish ment will accomplish none of the desired objectives But Mr Mayer pointed out he must take affirma tive action to obtain such exemp tion He must file a request to gether with pertinent information either with the state WMC or the local office of the U S em ployment service The transfer of workers Mr Mayer said should be carried out in nn orderly manner We cer tainly do not want employers to lengthen their work week and dis miss a lot of workers who cannot be immediately placed in other jobs While the order does not apply to governmental units Mr Mayer pointed out that the voluntary co operation of such employers would be welcomed Federal employes are already on a 48hour week And any local units of govern ment which could release needed man power by lengthening the work week would be assisting the program by so doing Director Mayer said Emery Reunion Set Former residents of Emery county will hold their annual re union Saturday from 7 to 10 p m at the bowery in Liberty park Mrs Leona J Christensen is in charge ofarrangements V ictory Dates For Everyone August 7 Book 2 blue stamps R S and T become valid August 15 Sugar stamp No 13 in war ration book one expires Stamps 15 and 16 worth five each for home canning August 31 Red stamps T and TJ expire ;