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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermonntaln Network Station KALL Montfar Thronih Friday 86 WEATHER Snow and warmer Saturday colder Details on 18 SALT SATURDAY JANUARY Son Slays Father In Ogden Row Admits Firing Fatal Gun Blast In Home Near Police Station By JOHNSON Tribune Leased Wire 43yearold father was killed within earshot of the Ogden police station late Friday night and police were holding his 27yearold who allegedly admitted firinz the fatal Dead was while police were holding nig Darrell for investigation of The reportedly the outcome of an argument between the occurred about 11 in the apartment occupied by the men at 2518 Washington Called Station According to John cock and Russell young Robison called police station at to report the He told them he would wait at the Nevada Town Feels Four New Tremors 7 severe earthquakes were report ed Friday night by residents of 10 miles west of but there were no immediate reports of At least one quake was felt by many residents of which was jolted by a long series of tre mors last Sophus Mortensen of Verdi reported by telephone three shocks there between and PST and interrupted her conversation to scream Wait a minute Were having another one Returning to the telephone a moment she described the shocks as having a rolling The first she were accompanied by like a rumbling The Reno area was hit by a aeries quakes with the on the morning of doing widespread but minor A total of 80 to 90 sepa rate tremors were recorded on seismographs during the period of a although most were not strong to be The lightest of them had tapered off after Monday of this until only one or almost too alight to were being regis tered each 24 Hawaiian Flee Volcano Lava 7 UP More than 100 residents of the island of Hawaii fled the path ot a deadly river of lava Friday as famed Mauna Loa continued one of the biggest eruptions of her violent As Mauna Loa continued to dis gorge molten rock in more than 24 hours of continuous Hawaiian volcanologists predicted a second eruption was due in an other volcanic cone on the same The which attracted a swarm of airborne was believed to have directly or Indirectly caused two aerial mis A chartered plane with three persons aboard was declared miss ing after it was seen to disappear into the towering column of smoke and ash billowing up from the It was feared the plane may have been drawn into the fiery cauldron by the heat induced A second plane with two men ran out of fuel and made forced landing on an emergency strip on the side of the moun Kona Police Anthony Cam bria reported the Honaunau pop Rushing across the street from the police the officers found young seated at the counter in the coffee shop of the Orpheum calmly drinking a cup of Darrell Robison has been em ployed as a machinists helper at Southern Pacific railroad shops His father was police Slumped on Floor Officers found the body of the slain man slumped on the floor of the apartment used jointly by the father and the A bullet from a 20gauge shotgun was found in the solar plexus im mediately below the junction of the The officers said young Robi son told them of a family quarrel over the fathers alleged A fight ensued and Darrell said he knocked his father down and backed up in a door in a closet on the opposite side of the room from where his father Reached for Gun I just reached behind me and got the 20gauge single barrel shotgun out of the closet and let him have it as he lay on the the detectives reported Darrell as The detectives were joined im mediately after by Police Chief Schooff and Jack Bjddulph and Butcher and County Max There was little visible evidence in the room of the scuffle that had taken except for a small splotch of blood on the mop board of the room behind the body and blood on the victims apparently as result of the blow from the sons Didnt Hear Shot Residents of the apartment house said they did not hear the None was awakened by the alarm when police arrived on the The body was taken to Aultorest Surviving besides the suspect are two Erma Dransfield and Deon Robi both of Deon had lived with relatives since the death of her mother several years Palestine Fighting Negates Truce TEL 7 Fighting sputtered in southern Palestine Friday night despite an IsraeliEgyptian ceasefire order designed to lead to a permanent Israeli forces completed what the Jews said was probably the greatest battle of movement in Holy Land history before the deadline was reached at 2 7 It was an operation which saw ulacc voluntarily evacuated the Israeli troops stab as deep as 48 tiny coastal village and were fol miles into Egyptian The lowed by an unestimated number of ranchers and residents of the south Kona district of Hookena and Kcalia when the molten pushed to within 14 miles of the Egyptian Israeli chief of Yigal estimated that the Egyptians in more than two weeks of fighting suffered 2500 casual of whom 700 were killed and 700 Two Jets f Just Cruise Along in 81 Minutes NEW 7 Two jet planes flew from Chicago to New York Friday in 1 hour 21 minutes 8 So fast was the 711mile flight by the time a telegram was delivered here notifying an offi cial timer that the planes had left they already were at La Guardia The flight was unofficially a new speed record for the route and was expected to become since they were clocked in by the control tower at the airport with split second The planes were Lockheed Shooting Stars of the Florida national The pilots were William and Harry both of the 159th fighter squadron stationed at Imeson Jack Pictures on page Haviland said the jets flew wing to wing all the way at an alti tude of to feet between Cleveland and zoomed along at 640 approaching the speed of which is somewhere between 650 and 700 mph at that The National Aeronautics in Washington said it did not have on its books an official record for the ChicagoNew York Hav iland said he believed the previous unofficial record was 1 hour 48 The jets left Orchard Place air at EST and arrived here at making an average speed of 587 Haviland said they had not in tended to try for a record nearing the end of the they realized their time was so Howell said they had perfect weather and just cruised Chauncey TJtahn named to head river Named Utahs representative n river Water Users PickUtahn As49 Chief Tribune Special LAS to the fifth annual conference of the Colorado River Water Users Friday named Chauncey Washington as 1949 pres ident in the concluding session of a twoday meeting Selected to serve with Sandberg was Hugh Carson assistant chief engineer of and Leo Snow of secre New Directors Directors named by the organi zation for the year were Wayne La Washington and Fisher Salt Lake representing Utah Perry and Don Big representing Wyoming Raymond Los and Evan El Cen representing California Carson and representing Ne vada Goes and Tom both of representing and and Victor representing Wouldnt Take Stand In their meeting dele gates to the conference abstained from taking a stand on the current Colorado river dispute between Arizona and California in defer ence to the harmonious relations which prevailed throughout the Only two resolutions were forth coming from the The first was one of commendation to the states of the upper basin for their agreement on the apportionment of The second was a resolu tion of generalthanks to those who prepared and conducted the Washington Sand named president of the Colo rado River Water Users at Las is serv ing his third term as mayor of i A former resident of he has lived in Hurricane for about 30 the owner of Sandberg Mercantile He is a former president of the Associated Civic Clubs of South ern and for a number of years has been a member of the Hurricane Irrigation He is active in affairs of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day SainU Truman Qtes BoomBust Perils in 1949 Sends Fiscal Asks for Powers To Meet Situation 7 UP nation is entering turbu lent waters and may have to buck cross currents of inflation and recession at the same time in Harry S Truman warned Transmitting hie third annual economic report to he predicted continued bounti ful prosperity provided the government is promptly armed with a varied arsenal of weapons to fight a twofront battle against boom or Standby He called especially for standby wage and distribution con higher taxes on corporation a twoyear extension of rent broader curbs on bank continued regulation of installment buying and and a host of social welfare pro grams to protect the victims of First congressional reaction to the report fell into a normal pat Republicans were sharply administration Democrats were and southern Democrats were The presidents 8000word mes sage was accompanied by a word detailed survey of economic conditions prepared by his three man council of economic advisers headed by Edwin Decline Truman said the recent gradual decline in some prices is a welcome But he cautioned that it would be fool hardy for the nation to assume that it is out of the boomandbust He warned that there is a good chance 1949 will see powerful in flationary forces still driving prices up in some while other prices could be falling dan As long as the economic situa tion contains such mixed ele he the government must be able to apply a brake or accelerator according to He emphasized that he wanted holdinreserve price control au thority primarily to persuade in dustry to make voluntary ad Wage Limitation He did not specifically con gress to enact wage But he quoted from a previous message to the old congress in which he said the government should have power to prevent any wage hike which would upset an established price Truman referred in only a general way to his state of the union message proposal that the government seek expansion of steel either by loans to private industry or by building its own steel All his economic report had to Ailing Marshall Resigns Truman Picks Acheson past two but the economic report indicates that transforma tion may now be specifically rec ommended to imu tu In a paragraph discussing mul say on the subject was that there tiple purpose projects which are are shortages of supply in certain designed to develop western waters critical areas which threaten to for irrigation and and for handicap the nations economic flood control and other purposes fu the report significantly says Some of these programs require reexamination in a broad perspec tive to determine which essential such as hydroelectric me power should be that facts reveal the the pressed forward with great legislation should provide addi and which may be He recommended legisla tion providing funds for a care ful survey of the Extra Authority He added that to the extent tional authority to deal more effec tively with inadequacy of capacity and See Page Column 2 PRICE FIVE CENTS Lovett Also to Quit 20 Budget Chief Successor 7 Harry S Truman Friday assigned a new team to run American foreign Emphati cally he denied that this means any softening of the tough policy toward At a news Truman announced George and in failing resigned as secretary of state effective Dean Acheson lawyer and former who te 13 years younger than will be the new secretary and 1 man in the presidents second term Robert Wall street banker and Marshalls undersecre will resign along with his IncomingSecretary of State Dean named Friday by Harry S Truman to succeed of State George Marshall on smiles as lie sits behind an incoming mail box sign on desk at Hoover commission Message by Truman Hints Reclamation Policy Shift Tribune Washington Bureau gle sentence in the presidents eco pointedly hints that a manor Friday tral Utah te taSntoSK and of the Power that as to major multiplepurpose markets power projects now under construction or from tne D1g government dams on about to be the govern the Columbia to build vast ment may place first importance transmission lines to carry Grand on early development of power Couee ard Bonneville power making the irrigation of arid lands across Idaho and down into a secondary This has been the undeclared practice of the bureau of rcclama practicc of the bureau of ueveiupmeni is 10 oe tion on certain projects during the come the prime object of the bu past two but the economic rcau and if Co Mny Be Policy Western senators have been On Truman said gov quick to pick out this language as ernment revenues must be raised hinting that it may be the policy in the fiscal year of the administration to hold back and he added that most of irrigation features of multiple pur it should come from additional pose while concentrating taxes on corporate In on the early development of power another section of his he to overcome the shortage that ex said corporation profits reached ists throughout most of the an alltime high of Watkins Utah is apprehensive that such Digest of Economic Report Sent Congress by Truman 7 Key quotations from Harry S Trumans economic report to congress Friday The people of the United States have just enjoyed another year of bountiful We have achieved these bless ings through the happy combina tion of our free our system of private enterprise upon which we primarily rely for eco nomic our vigorous gov and the mutual respect and trust that we all hold for one My pledge to all elements In our economic system is that their government will continue to ateer a course guided by full recognition of these There are a few sectors of our economy where dangerous infla tionary forces continue to be pre dominant For the short ages of steel and electric and the steadily mounting costs of public utility add fur ther to the higher costs of produc tion which up to now have been rather readily passed on to the I believe that prosperity can be continued and with proper the prospective volume of business consumer spending and govern mental transactions should pro mote ample employment oppor tunities for the coming Some additional excise taxes may be but some excise price control of the wartime va itrengthen its tion and development of the cen He recalls that it is the declared Materially Reduced If power development is to be lumbia river power is to be brought into Utah and certainly the chances of obtaining adoption of the central Utah project will be materially said the sen Revenue from the sale of power is necessary to make the central Utah project feasible and guaran tee that it will pay If we in Utah are to be fed cheap power from the Columbia there will be little excuse for building our own True of Idaho What is true of Utah is equally true of Both states have vast undeveloped power possibil Certainly chances for their development will be wiped out before those projects can be plans are approved for selling Columbia river power in both states in quantity sufficient to meet immediate and early pros pective I can see great injury to Utah and its reclamation prospects if reclamation policy is to be re and priority given to power over especially if the Bonneville under such a would invade our terri Watkins is a member the senate committee on economic which intends to study the report of the At the proper time he will call for an elaboration of the language quoted Fully Convinced He wants to know just what the administration has in and how its changed policy would affect the fate of the central Utah He is fully convinced that if the government should spend the millions necessary to build trans missions lines to bring Bonneville power into the power would be imported on such a scale as to postpone indefinitely the building of the major power dams that are UUL aujne vicuna uiui are particularly on oleomarkfiy features of the central Utah should be I have not earlier and do not Once central Utah is denied the now propose general or overall right to develop and market the project as a whole would for the lands and the communities to receive water from that project The present housing shortage could not begin to repay the cost makes it necessary to continue rent of the investment and project control for at least two years and would be officially condemned as tfl being not chief 20 for personal rea meaning that he wants to get back to private 11 Years Younger James 11 years youirg er than Lovett at and now Trumans budget will succeed Lovett as undersecretary of Succeeding Webb as budget director will be still youth ful Frank formerly Webbs The immediate reaction to the Acheson appointment was mostly Cordell former secretary of called Acheson a man of outstanding Tom Connally new chairman of the foreign relations expressed pleasure while calling Marshalls departure Expects Some Alexander Wiley said he expected some concern among senators over frequent changes in the state department he have prevented consistency in foreign The changes are subject to sen ate In high officials ex pressed terming Acheson a friend of In accepting Marshalls resigna Truman paid about the highest praise it would be possible for a president to apply to an He said that Marshall was virtually an indispensable man and that he had hoped the general would be able to continue as secretary of state after re covering from the kidney opera tion he underwent No Immediate Plans the president said in his letter to he is unwilling to assume the re sponsibility of further jeopardizing your Marshall is at Pine where he is slowly He said he had no immediate plans for the To reporters at a news confer Truman I think Marshall is the out standing man of the war In accepting Lovetts resigna Truman addressed him as My Dear Bob and praised him for the highest intellectual untiring out standing ability and selfless devo tion to the public Reports of Bitterness During the election there were widespread reports that Truman was bitter about Lovetts actions in balking several important moves in foreign pol Both Marshall and Lovett held aloof from the presidential in will be return ing to familiar scenes and can recognize many of his own ideas when he takes control of the State department in the secretarys panelled office 13 days from He stepped out as undersecre tary 18 months Marshall had become secretary only about six months He See Page Column 3 Hurls Daughter Over Dies NEW 7 truck driver hurled his young son and daughter from a bridge 175 feet to the ground Friday and then jumped to his The boy also was The girl was taken to a hospital in critical A short while before the trag the as Gabriel truck had taken his and to a Roman Catholic church where he had taught them to make the sign of the Police said an unidentified motorist reported he saw a man throw a boy and a girl over the railing of the Kosciusko connecting Brooklyn and the motorist the man An emergency police squad found the three bodies sprawled1 about 100 feet from the NO NEOPHYTE Diplomat Role Fits Acheson T Dean Gooderham who will become secretary of is considered one of the archi tects of Americas cold war pol icy toward He was under secretary of state when the Mar shall plan for European recovery was The 55yearold a grad uate of Harvard law is de scribed by associates as a man of strong opinions on both domestic and international ally on the liberal He knows his way around the State department and through the maze of international diplomatic He served as assistant and undersecretary to four secre tariesof In Acheson is perfect example of a laymans con ception of a He is slightly over six feet He is ah impec cable And he wears a well groomed reddish mustache that fits the popular idea of a British foreign service In he is a fast and clear thinker who expresses himself well and with gentlemanly As an administration spokesman on foreign affairs before cbni gressional committees in the he always wMl Foreign Policy Wont Truman Vows 7 Harry S Truman told the press with considerable emphasis Friday that American foreign pol icy is undergoing no He labeled without foundation in fact a published report that he is against cabinet op to soften our policy to ward Russia in a new approach to His blunt words wars spoken at his first 1949 news He first announced the appointment of Dean Acheson and James Webb as secretary and undersec retary of state to succeed the re signing George Marshall and Robert It Does Notf Did this presage a shift in for eign policy in line with a Life magazine article by columnist Jay Franklin a newsman It does Truman re plied He went on to say the Franklin article to with out foundation in fact in nearly every instance and every para r who would not ment on the presidents had written in an earlier article that the election blasted the whole ByrnesMarshaUForrestal p r o He referred to former of Defense James To Truman replied with continued emphasis that our foreign policy was inaugurated by the that it was carried out by the secretary of and that the stands be hind the Private Conversations Franklin wrote in Life Friday that the conclusions he reached flowed from the presidents own campaign statements and from my private conversations with Asked about Truman said Franklin was one of his cam paign assistants who helped in preparing But he added the columnist had never had an interview with him on any The only time he had seen him at the White House was when Franklin called about He said as long as he had been president Franklin had never seen any top secret In New Lifes managing Joseph said Fridays article was published as the views of someone who has been close to the along with a note stating the maga zines own reservations and dis agreements with F r a n kl ns ;