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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 2, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS iBtarmonntoln Network Station KAIX Mratef miracb rrMar 80 WEATHER Clearing and colder SALT LAKE SUNDAY JANUARY 1949 Sweepstakes Winner of Traditional Pasadena Pageant This colorful featuring comely girl depleting a fairy queen Jn won the grand sweepstakes prize for Long Beacli In the Red Infiltration Enfeebles Spy Probers Say 1 You Should Know About Com House investigators said Saturday numtsm and that Communists and red spies have penetrated sov deeply into the government thut the 000 loyalty program is only a feeble The statement was made by the house unAmerican activities com Communists have spent the last 15 years hiding their key men n our diplomatic treasury and other control points of the com mittee The pamphlet is the last five on the committees findings on The others covered ine Diners covered niittee in a 100 Things Communist activities in the United States generally ana in and the incoming chair of the committee called for sharp reduction in its size and for a code of fair practices to govern I would gladly support any move to set up rules of procedure similar to those we have in the said John Wood former I also hink we could do a better job if he committee were reduced to five members or preferably Wood who headed the commit Gaiety Welcome 49 By ASSOCIATED PRESS A world troubled by war and thoughts of war welcomed in the New Year hopeful that it point the way to peace for all While both the east and the west greeted 1949 with the tra ditional bedlam and men fought with guns in the Holy In Greece and in the Far Economic and political re prisals were their weapons in strifetorn Violent Deaths The birth of the New Year also meant the end of life for scores ofAmericans who died violent deaths during the holiday week Most of them were victims of traffic The day brought how to floodridden northeastern states where swollen fi sparing several sections from what was feared might be major The nation ushered in the New Tear with its customary rounds of sports pag eants and church But in New of the worlds snowy weather was on hand to greet 1949 and temperthe customary Only In Only some police in storied Times Square to shriek their wel Miami had much more excite It took most of the Flor ida citys police force to put down a mob of some 2000 teen agers who raided stores and set fire to crates and boxes on busy Flagler The youngsters went into action after the rang Orange jamboree parade Friday On the lighter side of the hundreds of thousands jammed stadia in many sections of the nation Saturday to see the annual football bowl snow squalls and frigid temperatures forced postponment until next Saturday of the annual Mummers And in San strike of A F L cab drivers marred the early morning hours for celebrants re turning home after theirNew Tsars y tee when it was last controlled by said its members should have no other committee Their only job should the investigation of unAmerican ac he Should that recommendation be it probably would force John Rankin to leave the He is slaved to be the chairman of the house affairs The report on Red spies said Communists did not begin infil trating the government until 1933 when the United States first recognized the Soviet With Soviet the pamphlet the Communists began the famous Trojan Horse or United Front program by which Communists were directed to say less in public about violent See Page Column 8 turn 60th annual Tournament of Roses parade An estimated witnessed spectacle preceding traditional Rose Bowl FOOTBALL SCORES Northwesterns fighting Wild cats came from behind in the closing seconds of play in the Rose bowl at Pasadena Satur day afternoon to defeat the Uni veristy of California football Other final New Years day scores Cotton Bowl S M U Oregon Orange Bowl Texas Georgia Gator Bowl Clemson Missouri Sugar Bowl Oklahoma North Carolina Dixie Bowl Baylor Wake Forest Vulcan Bowl Kentucky State North Carolina and Delta Bowl William and Mary Okla homa and Salad Bowl Drake Arizona Sawyer Foggy On 49 View 1 Commerce Secretary Charles Saw yer said Saturday night that the national economy is generally strong but it would be folly to believe the present boom will last Sawyer said the economic out look for 1949 is not yet adding that The all important question con fronts we in a mounting inflationary spiral or have we reached the ceiling and are we facingthe prospect of a down Alabama Baby Gets 1 Tag In New Serial System 1 weight nine entered the world Saturday to become literally the nations 1 A new serial number to keep track of the population went into effect as Leonard He was not the first baby of but he lowest serial number because Alabama is at the top of the alphabet and the first number in this state was assigned to Autauga of which Prattville is the son of tileworker Oliver drew the number The is Alabamas Arizona is Arkansas and so The 49 represents the and that part of the serial numbers will be changed each year to record subsequent The sixdigit 1 shows that Leonard is the first baby to be registered under the Statisticians hope to use the system from the cradle to the recording the serial numbers for identification and in military It marks the first time a national serial number identi fication has been Heretofore had its own Million See Rose Bowls f Floral Parade 1 A gorgeous floral with a beautiful young girl depicting a fairy queen in fairyland and entered by Long Beach Saturday won the grand sweepstakes prize in the annual Tournament of Approximately a million and a half spectators jammed along five miles of floral picked the float from 56 entries as the one that best carried out the theme of the annual pageant Childhood A cheering crowd packed the parade route along Colorado 20 to 30 feet deep on each side while others peered down from hotel balconies and apartment Precedes Classic The pageant preceded the an nual Rose bowl gridiron classic between California and North western Many of the floats featured the use of mechanical The manyhued floral using millions of rep resented months of planning and busy final hours of work by ar tistic Twenty bands and 200 horse back riders were in the The grand for commercial was won by the Standard Oil Company of Its depicting circus con sisted of a huge sur rounded by lots of done in Glendale Wins Glendale walked off with the theme It represented Alice in reading from a fairy with numerous other nursery story characters gath ered around The presidents trophy for the float making the most effective use of roses was won by Santa Containing more than 5000 it bore out the theme of It featured huge grandfather clock with an elderly couple sitting near Close at hand were a little red a bat and a girl skipping rope and a boy fishing in a done in Heart Attacks Kill Trio Witnessing Parade 1 Death struck three times among the vast throngs that witnessed the famous Tournament of Roses parade fivemile route through this picturesque City Sat Peter San collapsed and died shortly after walking six blocks to view the passing Ar thur San was stricken in a grandstand and was dead upon reaching a The third victim was Martin identified from papers in his pocket as being a visitor from PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Gale Drives Queen Mary Aground Near France Demo Caucus Seeks to Clip Rules Group Rayburn Gets Speaker Post McCorinack Named Floor Leader UP House Democrats voted Saturday to try to reduce the power of the house rules committee in the in coming 81st The caucus vote was 176 to 48 in favor of the move if suc would keep the rules com mittee from bottling up legislation that other house members want to get to for In the the rules committee has bottled up such important leg islation as the wage and hour law and a bill to establish a em ployment practices Choose Rayburn By the Democrats picked Sam Rayburn of Texas as the new speaker of the The caucus vote gave Rayburn the Democratic His election Monday will be only a formality since the Democrats are in As Rayburn will be third in line of succession to the The caucus also picked John McCormack of Massachu setts as floor a position he held before the 1946 Strings Attached Under the caucus when a measure is pigepnholed in the rules committee for a minimum of 21 legislative the chairman of the legislative committee can offer a privileged motion to force it to the house The bill must be approved by the legislative It will be up to the Rayburn in this decide whether to permit a committee chairman to offer a privileged FBI Captures Stolen Arms 1 The FBI announced that 32 cases of stolen government firearms were recovered from a Mexican ship at Sari Francisco It said the guns Were among those stolen from the federal ar senal at Nine men were arrested earlier this week chargedat with a part in the theft of 750 guns from The FBI said the 32 cases re covered at San Francisco were on the Mexican naval ship Reo Popa and were located through aid of the Mexican consul general and the ships It said they had been purchased by an of ficial of the Mexican government who did not know they had been The FBI announcement added While an inventory of the guns is presently being it is known that a shipment of 200 Thompson submachine guns 90 Ml 25 bazookas and 15 50cahber machine guns stolen from the Raritan arsenal were re cently shipped to the west The Mexican naval ship was sched uled to depart from Treasure Is Saturday 49 African Tribe Picture of Mian 5000 Years Ago 1 University of Califor nia scientist reported Saturday that a recently discovered tribe of south African natives which has been isolated for centuries by deserts and jungle provides a good picture of man as he lived 5000 years Edwin member of a University of California African disclosed that the littleknown Kuanya ma Ambo natives of southwest Africa have the social charac teristics of ancient al though the image is far from Loeb is preparing a book onthe research he did among the Kuanyamas along with his a a musicolo gist who took movies and made recordings of ancient a psychologist and Sir Malcolm Campbell Made career of gambling with Death Claims Speed 63 1 Malcolm speed who made a career of gam bling his life for automobile and motorboat died Saturday of natural Sir who was knighted in was as familiar to sports fans in the United States as in He was particularly well known in Two of his great automobile speed records were es tablished in America miles an hour on the shore sands at Day tona in and at Bonneville Salt Flats later that The present record is set by John Cobb in Ill Several Days Friends said Sir who was had been ill for several days after a severe The act cause of his death was not It was generally known that his health had been failing since early last when he underwent a second eye operation to prevent of the eyeball due to internal had ruined the sight of his left It was hoped surgery would save the other Sir Malcolms long fight against blindness was partly his friends although he still had difficulty in seeing across a room i Keeps Zest for Sports To the last he retained the same old zest for the born of a boyhood in which he set speed records on both land and water during a quarter of a cen In the end he had to bow to faster performances on but his world speedboat record of miles an hour still He achieved it in on Lake Coniston in England in his Blue This was the same name he had given to his racing Only recently Sir Malcolmcom mented that few men had packed so much adventure and high ex citement and so many close es capes into a as he so often why his passion for speed drove him to compete with his own records when there were no others to he invariably replied Icannot rest on my I will go on until I am too old to For the sake British pres I want to raise the record as high as possible while I am still capable doing Seeks to Aid Science I wish to explore every means likely to help scien tists and engineers make rapid transport cheaper and safer and to provide scientists with data which might help in spheres quite apart from He kept up his quest for ever higher speed records until when he tried for a new water goal in a jetpropelled Blue He abandoned this trial after it became apparent his eyesight was Born to a wealthy Scotch fam ily March at Campbell could have chosen a life a quiet His grandfather had made a for tune as a diamond merchant and dealer in London real His father followed along the same Young Malcolm was educated at Uppingham then spent 18 months in Germany and a year in Sent to the slow and sedate See Page Column 1 Luxury Liner Undamaged Tugs Poised for Rescue 2 liner Queen Mary ran aground Saturday near but it is believed that when high tide comes tugs can set her High tide is due at about daybreak The ship ran aground in a storm at GMT EST Saturday The Queen second largest vessel in the had just left Cherbourg and was heading for the United States when a strong wind drove it Will Stay Aboard All the passengers will stay the captain as the vessel is not in The liner took on 560 passengers in i The port of Cherbourg received a radio message from the ship at asking for immediate The message said the Queen Mary had bumped a sand bar west of just in front of Chavagnac Fort under the lee of the Querqueville The liner lies on muddy bottom and it was believed it did not strike any Two tugs belonging to the mer chant port went out followedby the French naval tug Lack of Speed Lack speed was believed to have been The wind was blowing in heavy squalls and port officials here said the ship apparently did not have enough speed up to resist the Sailing schedules of the Queen Mary and her sister the Queen have been inter rupted in recent weeks by strikes and bad When the liner reached Eng land on 14 a gale forced it to anchor in Cowes It did not enter the Southampton docks until 12 hours Company officials said the pas senger list included Actor Charles Laughton Sir Alexander British rep resentative of the United Nations security and his wife En rique president of Pan and his wife Paul minister of state of Belgium pianist Benno broad caster Stewart MacPherson and Gilberto Brazilian gate to the United dele Premier Asks Peace Effort 2 Premier Sun Fo in a radio address early Sunday urged the Chinese people to give their organized support to the peace so the Communists will realize what the people desire and will cease mili tary action in the interests of their At the same Sun told soldiers at the front they must not be distracted by the govern ments announcement that it de sires but must redouble their efforts in order to win I shall devote my highest ef fort to bringing about peace for the welfare of the Sun but peace cannot easily be achieved by the effort of a few The attainment of this common aim depends on the uni fied exertions of you Peace is not a onesided af Truman Gives South Korea Official Okeh 1 his first official act of Harry S Truman Saturday grant ed full recognition to the Ameri cansupported government in southern Korea as the regime which ought to rule all that divid ed Trumans move followed close on a Russian cold war ma neuver which came with the end of Moscow radio reported Friday that all Soviet troops had been pulled out of northern Korea on Backlog Assured The White House announcement gave new assurance of American backing for the administration of Syngman But it held out no promise unity and goodwill in the nation which the Japanese occupied for 40 years and which Russia and the United States have wrangled over since the end of the The political conditions which now exist in Korea make it al most inevitable that at some time in the near future there should be major open clashes between the southern and north ern Korean Will Leave Troops formal recognition of the Rhee regime does not according to officials that all American troops will soon be Northern Korea is now ruled by a Russiansponsored government which has its capital at Pyong The Communist regime has announced that this is provisional headquarters and that Seoul will eventually be the It claims the right to rule the whole NEW 1 UP India and Moslem Pak istan Saturday night called an im mediate ceasefire in their 14 months shooting feud in the neighboring princely state of The sister whose ex istence as free and sovereign na tions is not much longer than the Kashmir announced a truce agreement calling for an end of the fighting one minute be fore EST as a New Years harbinger of They said they agreed that the major Kashmir shall belong to India or Pakistan See Page Column I LEADS POSTWAR EXPANSION Empire Edition Will Depict Fabulous Progress of West The new Americas newest industrial emnire is rising on the firm foundation of fabulous natural today is the na tions 1 region in postwar ex Throughout the mountain states of Wyoming and Ne vada a spectacular march of prog ress is taking Here new plants and factories are in opera others are under construc Existing ones are adding new equipment and Popula tion is cities are grow ing and new resources are being To present this picture of Ameri can the Salt Lake Trib une 16 will publish its annual Empire telling the story of the amazing migration of in dustry into the The Empire editions four sec tions and 64 pages are filled with pictures of this Authori tative articles cover all phases of expansion throughout the four Striking cover pages for each in full growth of the west in photograph and graphic Progress in all lines of endeavor is covered in itories and Geneva Steels new hot rolled coil the satellite in dustries that have followed Geneva the expansion of metal fabrication the addition of plants for power in fact all that is new in the field of heavy industry is presented in one section of The Tribunes 1949 Empire Another is devoted to the wests wealth of resources to the discov ery of oil in Utah the amazing nonmetallic minerals and chemi cals of the area mining and metal lurgical advances and their signifi cance to the nations A third section deals with edu cational and cultural while the fourth details the field of agriculture and its allied In The Empire edition will be a part of the regular Sunday Salt Lake Tribune for Addi tional copies of this important and comprehensive publication wiil be available for mailing to countries throughout the ;