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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS InterfflounUin Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Partly occasional snow Details on Page 31 64 SALT LAKE SATURDAY DECEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Fairless Invites Study Truman Quiet Of Steel Price Hike r Ike tor Uiier Increased Expense Forced Finn Into Leader Reiterates Florida White House Denies Reports Of General as Foe 18 presi Steel said Friday night he would welcome congressional investigations into the Sl a ton price boost which is expected to lead to a hike in the nations steel temporary White House Fairless said that Big Steel would welcome the oppor emphasized F ri d KEY 16 UP tuinty to appear and present the fads and figures establishing its increased including those to result from its new insurance and pension He said the increased in eluding the pensions won by CIO United give Steel no alternative other than to in crease its prices to this extent in order to cover such higher cost of Congressmen Attack The new hike in steel prices posed the problem of who was to the bill for the quarter ofabilliondollar annual In threecongress men termed Steels action completely and The senatehouse economic affairs i committee and the house judiciary committee promised investiga tions into the price hikes after congress convenes next Financial circles in New York minimized the effect of the steel price boost on retail They said the increase was smaller than had been Tin Plate Falls Steels price revisions ranged from a a ton reduc tion in tin plate to a boost in electric i Late Friday Youngstown Sheet and Tube announced it will its price structure to meet j rising costs of services and Said a spokesman We must adjust prices to compensate for these additional Another steel Nai tional Supply anj nounced Friday night that it was I raising the prices on its seamless 16 pipe S5 per net effective Satj Irishborn Mayor William ODwyer of New York will marrv a nretty Elizabeth Sloan Simpson To wed mayor Texas Mayor Plan Nuptials Steel otticiais probably will be called before the congres sional investigations to explain the price hike after Joseph who heads the economic a yacht called the increase entirely He charged Steel Texas Elizabeth Sloan here Tuesday 1 Harry S Truman and Dwight 1 Eisenhower are good friends i but wouldnt say flatly whether Truman regards Ike as a possible rival for his In any Trumans va I cation headquarters tried to pour I cold water on reports that he re gards Eisenhower as a 1952 can Such reports were circu i lated here earlier this Truman Mum I The presidents press Charles told newsmen that such reports were souped j He said the president and Eisenhower are good But when asked whether the president really regarded Ike as a Ross said I dont know what is in his but the is not talking about it along those A number of news stories have been carried from Key West to the general effect that theTru man administration regarded former army chief of staff and now president of Co lumbia as a 1952 can and not on the Democratic Ike Steadfast Eisenhower in a press confer ence at Fort Thurs day said he was not a candidate and had no political after reading the morning newspaper accounts of the Eisen hower told White House reporters here with the president that Truman wanted it on the record that he and General Eisenhower are good friends and always have He said the president feared that the stories from here had caused Eisenhower some embar And Truman didnt want to Reporters Quiet The press secretary went on to say that he had no idea where such stories could have originated here in the shadow of winter Gardner Draws Death 21 By Firing Squad New Trial Motion Looms By Ogden Girl Slayer By JOHNSON Tribune Leased Wire Dcmpsey 28yearold Oolum j must face the firing squad 21 for the sex killing of Shirley Jean Ogden Sunday school last July This sentence was meted out to Gardner Friday at 10 as he stood with his courtappointed Neil Olm Ready to begin a stretch in Utah state prisons death Ray Dempsey Gardner convicted sex enters the prison with Jack Weher county Gardner is scheduled to die firing squad 21 for murdering Shirley Jean a was re White Reporters who ported somewhere in this vicinity wrote the stories didnt volunteer Beard Dirt Shows In Vrf NEW 16 The great unwashed millions of Arrives bv Plane the information Ross seemed to desire so He took particular exception to dispatches saying that doing more to injure the j arrived by whole free enterprise system than plane at Fort Laudeniale ThursI of the president regarded Eisen all the crackpots have ever j day and was reported seen aboard hower as a o varht Evirtav believe I can sa Expresses Fear Another member of the com a yacht there The yacht say that no put out from its pier after word intimates of the president here of the approaching wedding be John Sparkman oame It was not known expressed fear that the definitely whether she was increase might be the stimulus aboarc for another round of price and j wage Chairman Emanuel Celier head of the house Judiciary to obuin an applicatjon for a said he was shocked din Thc actual license by the irresponsibility of the be issued Tuesriay at g Steel immeidately before the Boosts Pay have discussed the he recently and the beautious onetime model he will marry appeared in person Mexico Plane Crash Kills 17 Council Named In Protestant Merger Plans UNTIL 15 ICC Adjourns Hearing On Gateway Dispute Retired Man Wills All To Waitress stead and David Kay Holther be fore Second District Judge John a motion for a new trial will probably be filed Sat urday by Gardners courtap pointed and failing in its granting by Judge Hendricks a notice of appeal will be made to the state supreme An affidavit was signed by Gardner before he left the court room Friday morning which will provide him with a transcript of his trial proceedings About Six Months The date set for his execution was just a day more than six 16 UP A re tired 83yearold businessman be queathed his fortune of perhaps to the waitress who served months from the time he killed him breakfast for 14 it was the junior hjgh school graduate whom he lured to a lonely side disclosed Records of the probate court showed that Lucien former head of a prosperous Im portexport made Leona walk spot in Riverdale on pretext of accompanying him to his home to become a babysitter for the With a twoday stubby growth his sole of black beard covering his By MALMQUIST Tha Interstate commerce com mission hearing in the Ogden rail New Yorkers saved about 25 of gateway case Friday adjourned to their average home consumption of I 15 after the complainant Den water Friday in the first Bathless j ver and Rio Grande Western rail road had virtually completed its direct The Union Pacific railroad will present its case at the adjourned which tentatively is scheduled for Salt Lake The Rio Grande is through the to force Friday in The beards the bath tubs were dry the dishes piled up in the the clotheslines empty as the overwhelming ma jority of the citys peo ple joined gaily in a water holi day brought on by the grim fact that the metropolis was running East West Side The official figures on how much New York saved this Shaveless Friday were not to be announced until Satur but a check of the rate of flow from one of the biggest reser voirs showed that the city was I West Outlaws Army Germany Bid 16 UP The western allies Friday night all semimilitary from its present i into high gear Friday with forma from the Bowery to Park and jtion of an official organization avenVe beartls were the sign of 16 Against scattered dedicated to that nurnose j the The commuters on trains All 17 passengers and crew of aboth the citv council and the coming in from suburban towns MexieoMerida airliner were re board of es t i m a t e okehed Seven church groups represent and prescribed up to hfe ported killed Friday in a crash 20 ODwyers pay boost along between and miles northwest of in Vera those of other elected city offi parishoners joined in the A final hearing on the injnew Conference on Church mayor of the village of creases will be held which will seek a plan for said tt unity of the Protestant wreck and found no He The ceremony is to be performed churches in said the plane apparently crashed probably by j glate Conference cruz The Timothy Geary in Josephs I Roman Catholic These groups are the Methodist Miss Simpson is a Her j the Disciples of marriage to her previous the Evangelical and Reformed the city subways the men stole glances at each other and found bristles on all Some Cheaters A spot telephone check of 165 homes revealed that of the families checked said they were neither bathing nor homes were 25 ad mitted that someone had either shaved or taken a Carroll Dewey the Presbyterian church I Most of the men who shaved agajnst tne encroachment of com did not take place in a in the the Congregational I used electric razors and a majorI munlsm Catholic Christian northern provI ity of those who took baths were A hours before the ban was Miss Simpson and ODwyer both I ince of the Moravian church andjinfants who nad no vote m the announced a session of the west are Because she was j the African Methodist Episcopal married the first time outside the IZion I the Catholic religion does The conference seeks gradual in the early morning and There were no he told The 13 passengers included Louisiana and Texas oil and Carlos Rus sianborn and ft naturalized Mexi can who formerly lived in New York Jalapa police sent an expedi tion into the rough mountains to o the crash It was expected not recognize the ceremony as a evolution of a plan from the grass Jftief 4 back at i a series of 2l alp denominational i Machinery was set up by which a new plan for a United ant church is expected to be placed before the newly formed 16 official Soviet news bureau said Friday that Russia has per fected a new super atom smasher better than any used in the United The new apparatus combines the principles of the cyclotron The sweeeping ban will be en forced by the western powers until a formal peace treaty decides whether Germany will be per mitted military forces and how big they may Boo Commie The order was issued at a time when there has been considerable discussion of the possibility of adding German troops to the west ern European armies allied German parliament here broke the Union Pacific to open the Og den gateway to competitive joint through rates with Rio Grande Until a few weeks ago the at tractive Smith was a veteran waitress at the Morrison hotel cof fee Will Contested she said she left her job to care for Walker in his final because he wanted me at his Walker died 9 at Lukes and the unusual will came to light when two elderly sisters inlaw contested its Notices of contest were filed by Wylma Perry Spann and Olive Perry both of and sisters of The Union Pacific urged that the next hearing be held in Boise and that they be given until about March 15 to prepare their The Rio Grande asked that it be held in Salt Lake City or Denver within 30 to 40 Subject to Change Examiner Frank in announcing Salt Lake City as the site of the next said that would be subject to change to depending upon the show ing made ss to why it should be moved to He indicated the possibility that the sessions might be divided between Salt Lake City and Boise if that is desired by pub lic service commissions of north western states which have inter vened on the side of the Union Pa Examiner Mullen further indi cated the possibility of changes in the date or place by announcing that the parties would be notified if either or both are The Rio Grande reserved the right to place two or three more witnesses on the stand at the be ginning of the adjourned Waives Extradition Elmer chief counsel Five days before he Walker signed a typewritten new will which specified Took Care I bequeath all my personal property to my Leona Smith of who in my old age and last illness has really proven to be my Walker was a permanent res ident of the and Smith said she made sure that his break fast grapefruit was chilled just his melba toast done to per fection and the bacon fried I sort of took care of him and looked out for she Radio Reports Kostov Death 17 Deputy Premier Traicho Kostov was hanged late Friday for spying and an authoritative source said early Reports of his execution were broadcast by the Bulgarian radio and heard in London and was formerly secre for the Union said he and tary of the Bulgarian Communist his associates had decided to offer j partys central The no direct testimony at this hearing port of his execution came less j 17yearold Shirley Jean Gret ardner appeared xcept when the court asked if he had anything to say before sentence was your he re except that I think this ourt is nothing but a The court and his u well as Glenn ignored the The laws of this state pro vide that you may have your choice of death by shooting or Judge Hendricks They will all serve the same wont they Gardner I guess Death Bow Number Immediately after completion of the commitment papers Sheriff Mac with Deputies Blaine Fair and Jack City Patrol man August Nussbaum of the po lice youth bureau whisked Gard ner to Salt Lake City and state where he became a number in death By CLARK LOBB Obviously worn out but cucum ber Ray Dempsey Gardner checked in at Utah state prison Friday for what could be a brief probably will be some what pale and the 28yearold convicted sex slayer of an Ogden baby sitter was sentenced to die 21 at But chances are he will not face the firing squad on that He said hell take the case to the state supreme court if Such proceedings re quire months of legal HighSpirited Gardner was calm and high spirited for a man who had been given the death sentence only a short while He arrived at Sugar House prison about The trial and confinement since he was accused of killing pretty because that which had been proj than 40 hours after his conviction pared needed revision in the light and of the case presented by the Rio Official confirmation of the ex ecution was not immediately avail He also waived crossexamina1 tion of assistant freight traffic manager of the Rio who put into the record Kostov was said to have ap pealed for clemency to the 31 zinger Ogden had left their marks on the softspoken He was palid and visibly But he was casual and friend Dressed in a dirty tweed over slacks and sport lav ender socks and a pair of tennis member presidium of the grand shoes with the toes cut WJIU JIIL cue i V4 r r i all elaborate exhibit and 60 pages national Bulgarias par1 ner was cooperative as prison offi storm of hoots and jeers i of testimony which covered vir but was said to have been cers processed him before placing SURVIVE STORM LEAP Six Ls Chute From C82 In f Jump Signal Mixup Held Superior To Models at its next to be jheld not later than early Appoint Council A veteran of the long and suc RENO Nev Dec 16 Dumont said he signaled by j cessful battle for bringing buzzer for passengers and crew000 Methodists into one church of a pilots order caused six serv ice men to bail of a wildly rolling air force flying boxcar All survived the jump and the piloted by 2nd George landed safely at Hubbard field of the Thomas Archer Smyrna air received a broken Another hurt his arm and tour others suffered The bound its propellers and the pilot The rraft zoomed from men to be prepared to named as chairman of the Somewhere hetween i continuing executive and the six hit the He is Bishop Ivan Lee Holt of landing in a lava bed 20 from president of the Meth ncro j odist World Federation and presi besides dent of the council of were Joseph who hurt his i He called the threeday conclave Marine Leroy of the most important Pro Los Anj testant meetings ever held in the j peles Camp j United I and Lament i The membership of the pcrma West nent conference was to be com m a after Communist leader Max Rei mann compared Chancellor Kon rad Adenauer to Hitler and hinted he was preparing Germany for a new John Sir Brian Robertson and Andre Francois the British and French high issued their ban after a meeting in their hilltop headquarters in the Peters berg Their decree forbids Ban Vet Units tary Those remaining with the posed of no more than seven rep from Smyrna air force base I besides the were Thi co resentatives from each denomina runnine wildlv as ice formed on 2nd David tion as well ss two con Staff Carl sultants from each of great intcrchurch of which the the and John Federal Council of of to before crew could level it i Christ in America U and the two types used in the United and is called the the So viet news bureau This new apparatus gives electrons much more energy than those created in beta it was With these especially strong atom smashers chances of nu cieus can he and from one element others can be including the radioactive twins whuh are to be found on earth only in jitable the news bureau These radioactive twins are often common ele ments and are a significant de velopment of See Page Column 7 I turned See Rockefeller Deeds Jackson Land to 16 A gift of acres of land in Grand Teton National park and Jackson Hole National monument in Wyoming was made to the gov ernment Friday by John Rocke feller A deed to the land wan presented to of Interior Oscar Chap which require man by Laurance any of their members to be war sop of D Rockcfeiler and president of Jackson Hole The lands which are a part of the park and monument were ac quired and maintained for more than a quarter of a century by the Rockefeller interests at a cost of over in a statement said the lands were acquired by the Rocke fellers for the sole purpose of turn ing them over to the federal gov ernment for national park Jackson Hole monument has been a center of controversy since itj creation by executive order of socialist Nazi or Any violation of the provisions of this law shall be punishable by any term of includ ing imprisonment for or a fine not exceeding deutsch marks or by both such fine and the dfe I The stern ban came as a sur j cuts directly across apparent plan of Chancellor Aden aucr who first hinted at the pos sibilitythat German troops might be added to a western European the late Franklin Roose velt in Various in Wyoming opposed the One basis for the opposition was the con tention that the Rockefeller lands if made a part of the monument would be taken off county tax OMahoney in a letter to Harry S Truman which was made public Friday suggested the Jackson Hole area would make a suitable summer home for the president of the United Former Leslie Miller of Wyoming attended the Miller told reporters he believed gift of the expedite settlement of the controversy over Jackson Hole OMahoney said in his letter to the president Legislation will be necessary to provide for the proper adminis tration of this Members of the Wyoming dele gation have already discussed the form of such legislation with the secretary of with the Wyoming fish and game commis and with others It will be my plan to insert an appropriate provision to dedicate a portion of this gorgeous area for a presidential summer The right of Teton to tax reimbursement for the lands taken out of private ownership through the gift has been recog Chapman He said For several years the depart ment supported legislative pro posals that would give tax relief to Teton These have not yet been enacted into the Transfer of the lands will not affect leases made in recent years for cattle and dude ranching op it was Chap man said such leases are fully pro tected until their Pic ture and additional story on ;