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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - August 19, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station KALL Monday Throufh Friday WEATHER Mostly clear continued Details on Page 29 127 SALT LAKE FRIDAY AUGUST 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Bankers Told To Check WelfareDrift Controls PerU Civil Conference Hears By JACK ROBERTS American bankers Thursday were urged to take an active part in the battle to halt the federal governments drive to ward a welfare state and assist in preserving the personal lib erties of the nations Wilson Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad said American free doms are being endangered by the everincreasing and dangerous powers of government Regional Conference The railroad executive appeared on the speakers rostrum of the 23rd western regional conference of the trust American Bankers in Hotel He addressed delegates and guests from 23 McCarthy said trend toward recovery after the past recession is gathering mo mentum throughout the United he this trend depends on preservation of our personal 1he speaker said socialism in England brought chaos and placed that nation on the brink of Program in He warned the same socialistic program is not too far removed from the Backers of the welfare he are eager to bring so cialized medicine to McCarthy cited this possibility as a terrible invasion of The railroad addressing approximately 300 said only on two occasions during the past 15 years have administration officials managed to balance the federal The present na tional debt amounts to comp troller of the Washing lauded cooperation ex tended federal bank examiners by the trust officersof the naffiffial banks represented at the confer Clean Shops he indicates the trust men in the west are inter ested in running dean Robertson criticized direc tors and executive officers for tak ing little or no interest in trust departments of Too he they ex pect from a trust offi cer who either 3s underpaid or not fully qualified for his He asserted many bank offi cials complain about ings of their trust yet expect it to handle free of charge certain agencies and other accounts in order to maintain good customer relationships on the commercial Attract Business Bank in searching for trust officer too often consider only those persons who are in a position to attract trust They follow this proce he rather than placing those qualified to administer the Willis Salt Lake at discussed Some Pitfalls in Estate and Tax Pre siding over the second session was Robert estate Valley National House Votes Arms After Halving Europe Funds Government controls move toward a welfare said Wil son He urged ABA members to assist in halting government William at is chairman of sessions of ABA 2Srd western trust FEAR REBELLION British Refuel Jet In 90 Seconds Finland Orders Troops To Red Strike Front 18 were called outThurs day following the first outbreak of violence in a new Communist strike A government official said the offensive is de signed to make Finland into a Communist The first skirmish was in the lumbering town of in north ern on the gulf of Both Police and striking lumber jacks exchanged fire after to 1500 strikers smashed through po lice lines in an effort to attack workers who were for duty at a timbersorting Strikers Use Pistols struggling to disperse the surging lumberjacks with blackjacks and tear gas fired into the NEW 18 pioneer British pilot said Thursday JL new method now enables high flying jet fighter planes to refuel aloft in 90 Sir Aan Cobham tola a news conference a British Meteor jet aloft more than 12 hours through the refueling Ordinarily it would have to land in less than an A single huge tanker he could refuel three jets at a time at altitudes above and above bad mother ship probably could handle about 30 he be fore she would have to land and Sir Alan called the method a vast improvement over the re fueling technique that enabled an air force B50 bomber to fly non stop around the world earlier Federal Aid Quits Utah Abandons Canton Post HONG 18 The United States consular serv ice announced Thursday it would abandon south China within the next two days as the Communist advance on Canton rolled on A Nationalist Central News agency dispatch said also that the United States had closed its con sulate at Tihwa capi tal of faboulusly oiland mineral rich Sinkiang province which bor ders the Soviet union oh the Consul General George Hopper said the consular staff would evacuate Canton within the next two days and that about 80 consular officials from the four southern provinces arrive here by end of the He said a total of 707 Ameri cans lived within the Canton con sular but half of them missionaries who would re He said 200 businessmen were preparingto leave immedi The strikers retaliated with pistol Arne com manding officer ot the first Fin nish infantry regiment stationed at Oulu 60 miles south of said one striker was killed and nine other including three were The gen who took 200 soldiers in trucks to the situation there in hand and no more incidents are Blick said that in addition to be ing wounded by rubber truncheons and some of the strikers were injured by stones thrown by their own Hold Strike Illegal The government Wednesday de clared the Kemi strike Observers expect the scene of the next phase in the tense strike situation to be The outbreak at Kemi was the first violence in what the gov ernment describes as a nation wide strike the aim of Which is to create chaos in or der to usurp power and establish a peoples democracy Communist government in Unto minister without portfolio who termed this the aim of the strike said the gov ernment intends to inflict a crushing defeat on the Commu Varjonca heads a cabinet board chosen to deal with strike Majority Not Reds A majority of Finlands trade union members are nonCommu nists and some of the unionists may defy the strike A walkout of could seriously upset the nations economic Virtually all unions have an nounced strike actions withinthe next eight and some of them struck Wednesday the Social Democratic whose members comprise the present is sued a statement saying the whole country stands guard against the Communist attempt to create Probe Leaks Draw Fire From Truman 18 Harry S Truman Thursday tartly criticized senate five per center investigators for allowing leaks from their closed At the same time he asked the press in common fairness to withhold judgment on his military un til he has stated his case before the senate Vaughan name has bobbed up frequently in the Witnesses have testified that he used pressure to help his friends representing private clients doing business with the government Vaughan to Talk The president said at his news conference that most sessions of the senate committee have been behind closed particularly when testimony has been friendly to He added that report ers can be sure that Vaughan will make a full statement in open ses He predicteed that will be a field day for When the interview finally turned to other the presi dent said he would not object to a tax cut next year if congress found a source of revenue to keep the government He said 80 of the budget is for fixed charges and the government must have funds to meet This came in response to an inquiry whether he would give his blessing to a reduc tion of income taxes and removal of excises as a reporter said Walter George has Eyes Committee On the subject of the president said the Democratic national committee has control Over its own members and it is made ut of A reporter had asked him to comment on an announcement by the committee that certain States Rights south ern members would be barred from next weeks meeting called to name a new national Other remarks by the president Because congress did not ap propriate sufficient enforcement the government is lifting rent controls in onethird of the areas still under Tighe housing said in Cleveland Wednesday night this would be done by He has no intention ot replac ing Rear Hillenkoetter as chairman of the Central Intelli gence The governments decision to permit Yugoslavia to buy materials here for a steel mill had his ap He said the step was rec ommended by the National Secur ity There was no bad news in a report he received from American Ambassador Alan Krk on the st tcrs call on Marshal Josef Stalin in 18 John in charge of re claiming metals from wartime ammunition for civilian in the western said Thursday he hat moved his headquarters to Dunn said he moved here from because Pueblo provides better air and because It is more centrally located for his current Soviets Use Vodka to Outwit WCTV Chief Says 18 Russians gained concessions at Yalta and Potsdam by plying allied repre sentatives with vodka while the Soviets drank water from a vodka the Womans Christian Temperance union said Thursday American representatives wondered at the conferences how the Russians could consume such large quantities of vodka and keep when ithad such an intoxicating ef fect upon the said Leigh WCTU We have since learned that Stalin and the Soviets outwit the representatives of other aations by plying them with vodka while the Russians drink water from a vodka Colvin Speaking at opening session of the WCTUs 75th annual Colvin said reports of the large con sumption of alcohol when the great powers met for mo mentous decisions is disturbing to thoughtful and fill Klan9s Wizard Of 595 Succumbs 18 periaV Wizard Samuel who ruled the turbulent Associated Klans of died Thursday night of a heart The 59yearold who rebuilt the crumbling Ku Klux Klan into a organization of an estimated was stricken while working in the front yard of his He was pronounced dead at by Walter a neighbor in the fashionable Morn ingside residential Pain in Chest The physicians said Green dad complained recently of a pain in the cheat but that a cardio graph chart made days ago showed nothing wrong with his He is survived his widow two Samuel and Alfred and a Shortly after his his At lanta friends began to fill the two story brick house could say who might succeed mm as bead of the mystic Vague on Successor Hiram who served as imperial wizard from 1929 to said he had no idea who was next in line for the who wore a gaudy green costume at Klan was the only klansman allowed to un cover his face at public Evans said he feared trouble might arise if lesser figures in the organization began to fight among themselves for Hed been handling them like they ought to be Evans I dont know anyone else in the organization who could do Organisation Thats a pretty tempestous or Evans Greeu WM a member of estab lished medical societies and was regarded as a competent profes sional Slight of appeared to be somewhat but he capable of vigorous speeches which stirred Into cheering He tiiscitrded a Van Dyke beard in favor of a closecropped mustache some time Green died only a week before he was scheduled to bring all Klan records into Fulton superior court for an injunction Truman Raps Rent Office Funds Slash 18 UP Harry S Truman Thursday blamed congress for administra tion plans to decontrol rents on homes and and Paul Douglas urged the lawmakers to prevent the Asked about the decontrol plan at his news the presi dent reminded reporters that housing expediter Tighe Woods said in Cleveland Wednesday that it was necessary because congress had not given him enough He said he backed Woods in that said budget reductions ordered by the house would not him with enough money to police controls effec tively for the entire As a he said he will decontrol about onethird of the 1000 coun ties where rent ceiling still are in effect Decontrol On Truman said it should be easy to understand the spot in the housing expediter finds He said it all boils down to the fact that congress appro priated less money than would be necessary to administer controls in all of the 1000 Woods Thursday began confer ences with his seven regional rent directors to decide where ceilings may be Present plans are to issue two wholesale decon trol The first should come in about a week or 10 Cities over population are not ex pected to be Douglas said it is not too late for congress to correct ths situa He noted that the compro mise independent offices appropri ation which carried funds for Woods hai final house ap but still is awaiting senate LawMaking Fund The house cut the senateap proved figure of for rent control to on mo tion of Albert Thomas Douglas criticized this ac tion as amounting to legislation for I thought we settled this when we passed the rent control he The house action amounts to legislation in an appropriation It is going to cause an in crease in rents and hardship in large sections of the The senate already has agreed to house changes in ths inde pendent offices excepting one part dealing with veterans educa tional Truman Signature Assures Pay Of Federal Aids is UP large part of the govern ment went back to a payasyou go basis Thursday an Harry S Truman signed stopgap bill to provide funds through The house and senate Wednei panted the third stopgap resolution since the end of the fiscal year June It a number of government agen including the military es to continue ing while their regular appro priations bills are acted The signature to the resolution that many government who feared they not be paid on the next regular payday will now collect their PERFUME DEAL Solons Unveil 45 Jaunt Of Maragon IS UP perfume company which paid for Harry Vaugiians deep freezers got per mission to fly John Maragon to Europe in a time when travel was difficult for a busi ness And on his return said William counsel for the senate investigations subcom Maragon tried to bring in perfume essense disguised as four bottles of It looks to me on the said as though they caught Maragon and there was no Reveal Allegations These allegations were made public late when sen smarting under a comment by Harry S Truman that they had been unfair to released testimony they had heard Truman had called on the public to suspend judgment on his military aid and a friend of 31 years until the general had a chance to tell his side of the The president also had said that the committee had withheld tes timony favorable to This brought a denial from Chairman Clyde Hoey a decision by his group to release the Use Plane The testimony showed that former Kansas City bootblack and a longtime friend of two associates made the trip on a military trans Full Amount Approved For Other Countries 18 house handed Harry S Truman a bitter defeat Thursday night by passing a foreign arms aid hill that carries only half the funds he sought to rearm western The roll call was 238 to Truman had submitted an arms program totaling of which was earmarked for western But the house knocked out half of the European funds by adopting an amendment sponsored by James Richards and John Vorys The roll call on this was 209 to The house approved the full amount asked by the presi dent for other for Greece and Turkey and for Korea and the The RichardsVorys amendment was supported by 71 Demo 137 Republicans and Vito Marcantonio Voting against it were 143 Democrats and eight Harry a advertising man who went said that Maragon made the ar rangements for the They paid their fares in See Page Column 2 Party Loyalty Vow Faces Dixie Rebels 18 pledge of future party loyalty may be asked of any southern States Righters who show up to vote on the choice of a new Democratic national This formula for dealing with committee members who joined in the civil rights rebellion last year was laid down by a high Democratic official Thursday as Harry S Truman implied that the decision not to invite some southern members has his full Meets Wednesday The national committee meets next Wednesday for the scheduled election of William Boyle now a executive to succeed Howard McGrath of Rhode Island as unanimously con firmed by the senate Thursday to succeed Tom now draws no sommittee In his call for the committee McGrath said he hadnt invited members of the national committee who strayed off the reservation last fall in support of the ThurmondWright States Rights When reporters asked the presi dent about this at his regular news the president replied that the committee is in control of its own Strictly Democrats With a significant look at news Truman said the com mittee is made up of McQrath didnt send invitations to some of the committeemen and committee women in four states where the States Righters have controlled the party organization South Carolina and South Carolina Demo crats today chose Burnett Maybank as national coiTiTnitteeman to succeed Strom who headed the States Rights Maybank ac cepted and there was no doubt that would by the national committee as a mem If any of the States Righters show up at next Wednesdays and demand to be they first will have to talk their way past a credentials committee headed by Frank national committfeman from Senate Quickly Okehs Clark And McGrath 18 UP The senate Thursday confirmed the nomination of Tom Clark to the supreme court and of Howard Mc Grath to take his place as head of the Justice Clarks appointment was backed by an overwhelmingly 73 to 8 vote after a rousing battle over wheth er the appointment was a politi cal By McGraths nomi nation to be the new attorney gen eral was approved unanimously without After Clarks he called on Harry S Tri 1 the He told reporters afterward that he does not know when ne will take the oath of He said that before setting a date he would have to confer with Chief Justice Fred Vinson and May Take Holiday Clark he may take a brief holiday at the home of his in Santa before assuming his new The 49yearold Texas who stood by Truman last year when his political stock ap peared at its will fill the vacancy caused by the death last month of Associate Justice Frank It will be the first time the high bench will have been without a Catholic member in more than 50 But the in dis cussing the question said a mans faith had nothing to do with his fitness for the Clark is a All Faction Defense northerners and southerners sprang to Clarks defense after Homer Ferguson and Robert Taft assailed his ap pointment and failure of the judi ciary to call Clark as a Ferguson labeled the nomination transparently and brought up old charges against including his alleged fail ure to prosecute persons involved in the Kansas City voting frauds The dissenting all from were cast by Forrest Ralph Vt James Taft Arthur Arthttf Utah John and Fer Rescue Stall Fails An attempt to send the bill back to committee was rejected by voice vote and it now goes to the senate where it faces a similar fight over size of the proposed arms ship ments to Walter George leader of a senate bloc seeking to cut the entire prognua to about said the house re duction strengthened the hand of his Chairman Tom Conually of the senate foreign rela tions said the adminis tration would continue its battle approval of the full program and would be ready to fight out in conference with the house any dif ferences in the versions approved by the two Predicted Victory The RichardsVoryy amendment was the only one against which the administration brought out its big tains had predicted confidently be fore the amendment that 18 UP roll call vote on house passage of the arms aid bill in cluded and Bos Utah Bosone voted for the 50 per cent Granger was not re could beat any attempts to cut the although the vote may be But the house spurned their pleas and also ignored a lastmin ute appeal from of State Dean Acheson said that a reduction might indicate to the nations allies that the United States is suspicious and distrust ful of Other Funds Later rvichards and argued suc cessfully that congress should ad vance only half of the money to the European nations The other they could be pro vided next year if the Atlantic pact members set up an accept able common defense plan under terms of the security Before final the house adopted by voice vote an amend ment requiring that at least half of the material sent abroad be shipped in Its Herbert Bon ner noted that a simi lar proviso applies to the European recovery The house defeated an amend ment by John which would have banned arms aid to Great Britain until that country took steps remove partition of Ireland and as long as it maintained a Socialist gov COME AND GET ME Chicago Police Guns Riddle Fugitive Fleeing Fired Home 18 set fire to a besieged fugitives home Thursday night and mowed him down with gunfire when he fled the burning died the his body riddled by ma chine gunand Scores of police who had fought a wanted for shooting a rounded ths structure when he at tempted to escape by a Two policemen and three women were wounded during the exchange ut some apparently by fly ing Marshall Pidgeon was shot in the Craig barricaded himself in his home after shooting wildly at a neighbor and accidently wounded 2yearold Drake Both Craig and the Atkins child are Police first tried to coax Craig to Then they resortedto tear gas in an attempt to rout but he screamed If you want come and get Then ensued the long siege punctuated by gas bursts and sporadic When Craig emerged through a scores of police opened fire and he fell Firemen kept the flames from The heat forced Craig to keep moving in the He apparently wandered up and down the firing from lower from the Upper A huge crowd gathered during the despite of po After Craig was the crowd surged forward and locked at the body of v The crowd roared X Firemen used their water to control the ;