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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS JntennovDtnin Network Station KAJLL Monday Ttatwgh Friday YOU 300 WEATHER Mostly with occasional snow Details on Page 16 SALT LAKE SATURDAY JANUARY Theyre Safe but Where Do They Go From Here Jamming barns at Salt Lake Union these ewes are safe from the storms which are imperiling millions o western Chiang Drops China Flees Capital 22 Chiang Kaishek retired from his historic as Chinas leader Friday and his successor re portedly agreed to send peace dele gates to meet the Vice Li thrust into leadership of stricken China when Chiang relinquished his 22 year command of the was in constant consultation his top One of these advisers said Li had agreed to send the but no decision was reached on those to The Communist radio suggested Friday that delegates be sent to meet the No Further Mention There was no further mention of this which was not heard in San Whether it was made after the announce ment of Chiangs retirement was not immediately If it It seemed clear that Li was ac ceptable to the It was expected that three prominent peace advocates in Nan king former Premier Chang Chang Shihchung and be asked to serve as When Chiang flew awav from Nanking late Friday he left be hind a statement so ambiguous that officials of his crumbling re gime held it up until They revised it after conferring with Chiang by telephone at his ancestral home in 210 miles southeast of Nanking Official Translation left behind a farewell statement so ambiguous that the remaining officials of his crumbl ing regime held it up until nfid night and revised it after con ferringwith Chiang by telephone at his ancestral home in 210 miles southeast of As finally the official translation in English said With the hope that hostilities may be brought to an end and the peoples suffering I have decided to As from Vice Li will exercise the duties and powers of president in accord ance with article 49 of the consti tutioni which provides in the event the president for any rea son is unable to perform his func his duties and powers shall be exercised by the vice presi Avoided During the afternoon hours that the statement was withheld from reliable sources declared the Chinese orig inal avoided use of such words as retire and and insisted that the 62yearold Chinese strong man since 1927 had pur posely left the door open for possible comeback Even skeptics commented that Chiang had decided to re tire that he had not said he actually had Shadowy though it might ap the possibility that the old leader some day might return re mained a definite factor in the calculations of officials remaining in this Communist menaced cap r but livestock owners face problem of what to do with lambing stock since storm free ranges are limited and stock weakened by Madame Chiang O Officially Silent Oh Spouse Flight NEW 21 UP Madame Chiang Kaishek de clined Friday to comment on her husbands departure from Nan In seclusion at the home ot her elder Madame Madame Chiang said she had no immediate A man who identified himself as Chen and presumably was secretary to Madame Chiangs told wait reporters at the door was to say that mad ame has nothing has no statement to will an swer no He said that so far as he knew she had no immediate plans for leaving the Kung Pravda Editor Sees Death Of Capitalism 21 UP The chief speaker at a memorial meet ing in honor of Nikolai Lenin said Friday in the presence of Premier Josef Stalin and other high that communism is the honor and conscience of our a new the era of crushing By the speech was an answer tothe inaugural speech Thursday of Harry S Truman in which he called a false philosophy and contrasted it to Not Wall Streets The 20th century is not Wall streets century but the century of the worldwide full triumph of Leninist the ideology of Lenin and said Peter editor of the Communist newspaper organ There was loud The most important figures in the Soviet union were with Stalin at the meeting commemorating the 25tn anniversary of the re vered Lenin at the Bolshoi thea Included were Foreign Minis ter Viacheslav members of the Communist party political the the fighting services and the Com munist youth Mikhail Shvernik Russian Newspapers After weeks in which Russian newspapers have been singularly silent onthe triumph of the Chi nese Communists in their drive Pospelov said millions of Chinese are growing strong and struggling against And despite the fact that Ameri can capitalists are arming their the army of national liberation has freed considerable territory and is continuing to free These ax well as events in Indonesia and so forth confirm Stalins words that the age of colonial ex ploitation is Pospelov quoted Lenin as saying that American imperialism the most heartless of all imperial isms and he added had be come worse since the end of the FourYear Weber College Urged of Solon Junket By RICHARD SQUIRES Tribune Lsnsea Wire has grown big enough for another college and Ogden is the place for members of the 28th state legislature were told here An impassioned plea to give our students a chance by Al dous Weber col featured a legislative junket tour of the Junction citys four state Justify Requests During guided tours of the state tuberculosis indus trial school and school for the deaf and administrators took the opportunity to justify their requests for increased appro Dixon minced no words in his address before a jammed as sembly of Weber college students who turned out to meet the visit ing Speaking against education for the the junior college presi dent said the lack of a fouryear college in Ogden is depriving 400 students per year of completing their education and taking their rightful place in the He said average family income in Utah is per which is too low to permit parents to send their sons and daughters away for an education at a cost he esti mated at per Opportunity The education needs of Ogden are beingneglected and now is time for the legislature to equalize educational opportunity in this he Dixon took time to answer some of the most frequent argu ments against another statesup ported He said that the school was ask ing for only to initiate upper division work and the regu lar per capita student allotment given the University of Utah and the Utah State Agricultural col The notion that Salt Lake City and Logan are close enough to Og den to furnish city students upper House Fire Kills Five Injures Parents 21 five children of and Danny Simonescu were killed and their parents burned severely Friday when fire dam aged their combination garage and Roseville police said the five chidren had been trapped in their second floor living quarters above ftie auto parts shop their and his apparently were work ing in the office when the fire They were in ef forts to the children and were listed in temporarily seri ous The children who perished were 3 4 Flor ica and 16monthsold twins and 6 months The cause of the blaze not been division opportunities has no he He said 18 of former Weber students now attending the Uni versity of Utah They report that commuting costs too is fatiguing and dangerous them of an opportu nity to work by taking up their spare Not a School said that Weber was not a fiscal school sense that it shduld be locally He said University of Utah draws 80 of its students from Salt Lake 2 less than Weber draws from he was not asking See Page Column 1 Downed Plane Sends Okeh For Rescuers 21 an R C A F plane forced down with 11 aboard on the rough and broken ice of Hudson bay came Friday the laconic radio message All The words heartened air force men striving to rescue the occu pants of the stricken aircraft be fore a heavy forecast for hits the windswept icefield 70 miles south east of Lack of Fuel The C47 was forced toland be cause of insufficient fuel while in the return stage of a 4000mile mercy flight north of the Arctic Another C47 reported the clowned planes crew and two ill passengers had escaped uninjured in the forced But it also told of many cracks in the bay ice and open water between the plane and the The report ruled out a rescue by dog team or a type of motorized A 2000foot strip of smooth ice a quartermile from the plane seemed sufficiently the pilot to permit the land ing of a singleengine But if that proved impos rescue by helicopter seemed here to be the only An RCAF helicopter is available at 664 miles from the scene of the forced Aboard the grounded plane are eight RCAF a doctor of the Royal Canadian Army Medical an ill civilian radio opera torand an Eskimo suffering from Their immeidate condition seemed Sufficient medical and food supplies were on hand and six people had been seen walkingaround on the Mercy Flight The forced landing ended mercy flight that began at Rivers last Monday when the plane took off for Arctic on Baffin is land 400 miles north of the Arctic circle to pick up Harold transport department radio opera tor suffering from a stomach ail The plane went off its ran out of and was forced to land when on a 550mile flight from Coral Harbor on Southampton is land to No Americans were PRICE FIVE CENTS Weighs Air Feedlift To Save Dying Livestock Stock Raisers Not Sold OnLiftPlan Spokesman Believes Salvation Lies In Opening Roads While western senators and con gressmen in the nations capitol Friday were trying to arrange mass air operations to feed sheep snowbound on isolated desert stockmen close to the scene took a to say of proposed Another to move the sheep by rail to outofstate graz ing was not Utah except in a very few Washington Meeting Western meeting in asked governors to advise them on the best course of action to meet the They indicated railroads might be induced to grant reduced freight particularly if the respective governors declared a state of Bracken Lee late Friday said conferences with sheepmen to date had convinced him of the seri ousness of the He said he would not declare a state of emergency unless advised to do so by a majority of stockmen and thus far they had made no such at reduced freight Utah sheepmen were doubtful that shipping the sheep to the feed would relieve the situation to any great James executive sec Utah Wool Growers said emergency measures should be directed to save the sheepin dustry not just a few This best can be he by opening roads and maintaining them so stockmen may haul hay and feed concen trates to Herds should and are moved closer to main and he Hay to Flocks Dropping hay to flocks from planes was termed not efficient be cause 1 it is too and 2 half the feed is according to the stockmens Outofstate range available to sheep from this area at accommodate a very small portion of the head in dis tress in he And most of the sheep in distress are not strong enough to stand the he pointed Hooper advocated use of private facilities where possible because such equipment is built for the job and the operators know how to operate it under existing Where livestock rais ers were bringing sheep to home ranches for One comprising 2200 ewes from Utah county was moved Friday to barns at Salt Lake union stock There they will stay until a place is found for either on a ranch in the state where feed is or on outofstate pas Not Representative Hooper pointed out the ewes were in good condition because they had been fed the winter and were notrepresenta tive of the majority of the The outlook for survival of sheep through the worst winter in the west Friday was ac See Page Column 2 BULLETINS GREAT 21 An air force B29 superfortress crashed a few min utes after taking off from the Great Falls air force base Fri day Idlling at least three of the 12 men Thomas airforce said three men were known dead and five others in two He said the plane was on a routine flight from Denver to its home base in LOS A helicopter flying the mail crasfied Friday night in busy Macy street between the Union station and the terminal annex post instantly killing the superin tendent of railway iden tified the pilot as Slera He employed by Los Angeles a contract firm which flies mall between the main Los Angeles post of municipal airport and vari ous southern California Wounded Eagle Wyoming 11 21 Xffl A wounded eagle shot down by am 11yearold boy attacked and seriously wounded the he was rescued by his Joe Arzysaid she slashed at the bird with a butcher knife several before it loosened its talons from her The boy suffered deep gashes in both George said he winged the bird with a caliber When the bird fluttered to the ground he ran up to intend ing to kill the bird attacked him and pinioned the boy to the ground before his mother was able to kill The eagles wings measured 6 feet 2 The attack occurred BACKS TRUMAN CRUSADE Senator Told Plans Scope Hinges on Practicability 21 air force announced Friday night that it had agreed tentatively to set up a feedlift to rush food to starving livestock stranded by drifting snows over a large paxt of the western An air force spokesman said Lauris deputy chief of operations for the air had assured Pat McCar ran that the service will carry out the plan to the extent that within our MeCarran said top officers on Norstads staff are consider ing the problem now and will decide Saturday if the air force can If they decide the plan is they will name an air force command to carry it Working Frantically McCarran is one of several western senators and state governors who have been working frantically to find some way of easing the livestock crisis which has gripped the blizzardswept western Thousands of beef cattle aud sheep are reported to have been stranded by snows in some piled up so high the were able to Acheson Assumes Office At White House Rites 21 succeeds George Acheson was sworn in as secretary of state Friday and immediately put uouie J vinsun his shoulder behind Harry administered the oath at S Trumans bold new pro gram for fighting world com Trumans Members of Achei perhaps numism and human sons cabinet i snowbound in Mil f otller topranking government of Iron and Washington iipiuniat rountifis and congressional leaders The 55yearold diplo Truman Calls For Support Of Principles 21 Harry S Truman told a big crowd of his supporters Friday night that the Democratic plat form was not a scrap of and asked their help in writing it into With the election won and the inauguration he it is necessary to implement the prin ciples which brought the Demo The occasion was a huge recep National tion by Chairman Democratic Howard The president earlier had attended a similar gathering at another given by of John Made Brief Speech Truman shook hands with more than 1400 guests at the Snyder for a brief speech instead at McGraths Vice Alben Barkley told the crowd his car got caught in a bad traffic jam as he ap proached the That was the only time in my life I ever felt a need for Barkley Maybe he could have untangled and un raveled Truman joined and asked in the What chance does a president have with a vice president like that In serious Barkley said he realized that the constitution pre scribed only one task for the vice president To act as the senates presiding Every Service I Can he I want the president and the country to know that if at any can render any service to the ad the government or the American the day will not be too the night too or the distance too far for me to render every service Fresh as a daisy after Zyz hours sleep Thursday Truman spent a busy day winding up the inauguration Up at after nearly 20 hours as the center of an al most ceaseless the jaunty chief executive was on hand at the capitol at 9 for breakfast with Missouri congress To Clarence Cannon the president had the fresh daisy By his own Truman had been up until He Cannon he got back from njs inaugural ball an hour before then to find that daughter Margaret was entertain ing So he felt he had to stay up1 withthe who effective Top Officials Attend Chief Justice Fred Vinson EST at ceremonies in walk right over their The snow also has covered graz ing cutting the animals off from their normal sources of food The heavy drifts in many instances have made it impossible for ranch ers to truck feed to their Western growers and their closely following government and military proposals and efforts to aid their flocks and pointed out that hundreds of thousands of animals are en dangered and that momentarily new storms may add to their num Sections of Nevada and Wyoming feared the worst winter kill in 1 and congressional leaders of both parties were among the 84 First to congratulate the new secretary was the president him He stepped nimbly around his desk to shake Achesons Acheson told newsmen he would issue no public Asked when he plannedto take over his he replied Im going over right A native of thetall and distinguished secre tary stands solidly behind Trumans program to stop Backed Russ Barriers As a former assistant secretary of state and later as undersecre he helped Marshall map the antiCommunist GreekT u r k i s h aid plan and the European recov ery His chief task now will be to sell congress on the presidents latest proposal to combat the spread of communism by ending the human misery on which it Trwraan put new emphasis on his program in an offthecuff talk at a breakfast meeting with the Missouri congressional gation at the capitol early Fri He told the gathering that another war would be one of total but that war can be avoided if he gets the cooperation of congress in maintaining the Would Boost Standard He said his plan to combat hu man misery would do just that by raising the standard of living in backward areas and maintain this countrys prosperity at the same Some Republican senators gave a cool reception to the Arthur Vandenberg top GOP foreign policy said he could not pass judgment until Truman spells it out in But he said the administration should perfect for eign aid programs now under way before starting up any new Worst Since 1890 In eastern oldtimers said conditions are the worst since the winter of 188990 virtually wiped out all Nevada An Associated Press dispatch placed the number of starving sheep in eastern Nevada at and cat tle at in the inaugura said heavy snows blanketing ranges were threatening many thousands of and a spokesman for the United Stock mens said at least 50 loss appears A new storm was predicted forthe hard hit White Pine and Nye counties of Declares Emergency Pittman said he had de clared an emergency exists in Ne and that he would at once telegraph the president of the Union and other railroads serving askingthat they put in emergency rates on live stock from Nevada tosouthern Kansas or other suitable Edwin Jflhnson of Colo chairman of the state inter state commerce has promised to back up any request made by the western governors for emergency rates to facilitate the shipment of livestock out of the stormridden McCarran said his idea was to use bigbombers to freight the feed into isolated He said he had no idea how many planes the air force might be able to make available for the proposed Disaster Loan He said he also will get in touch with top officials of the Re construction Finance corporation to see if it will authorize an emergency disaster loan to pay for the The livestock owners could take up a collection later to pay for McCarran He added that he was prepared to work all See Page Column 4 TO ATTEND SICK INFANT Doctor Will Parachute Today Into Snowy Milford Wilds Tribune Special Beaver Milford doctor will para chute Saturday to aid a sick infant at a remote snowbound desert range experiment station in Pine 40 miles west of Herbert a pilotdur ing World War said he will make the jump provided the state aeronautics director approves to treat the 6monthold child of and Efforts are being made to ob tain skis for a plane to enable the doctor to land at the Fowler said he would jump if they do not During his war service the medic made emergency and one prao tice Last telephone reports said the supply of the child would be exhausted Saturday Unless roads are open or a plane isable to milk will be dropped from the air at the same time the doctor parachutes to the The doctor also said there were reports of illness at the Woods and Eyre cattle camp about four miles from the and he will attend sick persons It is expected that skis for a plane will have arrived In time to permit a plane to bring the doctor out if he parachutes so that he will not have to ride out on From short wave radio contact established late Friday night with the it was learned that the little girl is suffering from high fever and a chest congestion which may border on ;