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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 2, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Partly Little temperature Details on Page 27 79 SALT LAKE SATURDAY JULY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Truman Aids Hold Secret Fiscal Meet Deficit Totals Billion State Budgets Examined UAW Agrees To Extend Ford Contract Workers Set Ballot Todav on Strike July 1 Harry S Truman held Jf Talks Deadlock n topsecret huddle with his highest advisers on government spending plans and the economic situntion Friday as the i treasury formally disclosed it ended the 1949 fiscal year in the j The fiscal year ended The treasury statement i showed that in the preceding 12 months the government took in but spent i The deficit shown in Fridays official statement was 816 greater than President Truman had estimated in The j 194S fiscal year ended with a surj WASHINGTON CM r nct I Harry S Yacht for Quiet July 4 Week End plus of Last net receipts were j and expenses totalled I It showed that outgo exceeded income far more than was anticij pated bv Truman last January when he asked for a income tax increase to prevent return to deficit He had j figured the deficit at only State Budgets The rate at which government spending and may I to exceed its income presumably July 1 and the CIO United Auto Workers union Fri day signed an agreement extend J ing their present contract on a Truman to Board daytoday The extension came as work ers at two key Ford plants pre pared to vote Saturday on a I strike authorization in the event negotiations become Under the Fords quiet holiday production workers will his the stay on their subject to five working days if a new contract is not signed by the July 15 expiration I Xo Comments Neither company or union i spokesman commented on the his naval White surprise It was be House officials said the principal that effects of work he will take on the cruise i the 25day Ford strike just a sail from Washington at Saturday He planned to take no work ing staff with with the ex ception of Rear Robert will be the draft of his midyear month ago precipitated the ex economic report to will for the and two of her friends Dnicie daughter of the secretary of the and Miss Jane The meeting was billed as a first round talk on the budget for fiscal start of which still is one year Budget Director Frank the only member who saw i reporters refused to j But the makeup of the confer1 I W I fill cnce indicated it was concerned U chiefly with spending for defense I and foreign of the bigj A gest the economic I look on which hinges the govern ments ability to pay the In addition to those called to the White House included De fcnse Secretary Louis Secretary of State Dean John assistant to the president Edwin chairman of the presidents coun cil of economic and of ficials from the the Euro pean Recovery program and the national security Overall Study A union spokesman said that the extension would not delay strike votes which are in pro Workers at Fords Mercury and huge River Rouge plants are scheduled to vote Sat urday at 10 Leaders con fidently predict authorization cf a With expiration of the contract During June Johnson told reporters in ad vance that he understood the meeting cover the entire 1951 not just the require ments of the military establish He said he was even July 1 More Americans had jobs in June than in any previous month of 19J Unemployment too hit a sevenyear high of as vacations sent schoolagers pour ing into the labor The total number of Americans gainfully employed last month was the census re This was a record for this although the totn was about less than in Bright spots stood out in the new report for government of just two weeks Ford and j the U A W have failed to agree on any major The union is seeking SlOOamonth pensions for aged and a health security BuggyRide Ends Ford has steadfastly turned down all economic Johiv industrial relations said the buggyride of higher costs and wages is Ford issued its second appeal for an 18month wage freeze Fri The UAW made no im mediate reply but already has re jected the The wage freeze would be sub ject to change twice if the cost of living index of the Department of Labor changed four Delegates Call Time Out to Tour Off on a caravan tour of Salt Lake City area and a visit to the state capitol are Thclma Thoma and Bob New delegates to Young Democrats this to tell what he thinks j the 1hf navv and air fnrnp will the navy and air force will a conference of this nature on future spending wouldnt come until later in the Many fiscal experts see no chance for material cuts in gov ernment spending until a more peace permits reductions in the multibillion dollar foreign aid and national defense NonFanning Gain For the first time since De there was an upturn in the number of people working on jobs outside of farm Tax Hike Fought The budget Truman submitted for the 1950 fiscal which began foresaw an even bigger deficit un less he gets the tax hike he re About two out of three among the new jobseekers found And though unemployment it stayed well below the 1 e v e i of that some government economists had That number were out of work in war The census bureau attributed the increase in unemployment to in a letter to Walter UAW said that workers already have re ceived an indirect wage increase of four and onehalf cents since through reduced living The rapid shift in the economic climate in the past six months has completely changed the question we must answer in our negotia Bugas Rather than raise how1 youths released from school look the economy bloc in congress for is trying to force the president to report showed that the cut spending of every department and agency by 5 to nations labor having jobs or looking for Resolutions to force such action I by Employment rose by have been introduced in both the I and unemployment by senate and house as the tive to congress itself deciding Increase in Force where the actual economies are to be Paper Surplus The treasurys final figures for fiscal 1919 technically showed the I crease in the labor government closed its books with Farm employment was up Those figures were rounded out to even thousands by the statisti and accordingly the total lacked 1000 of balancing the in Lost Four Found Alive July 1 Eighteenyearold Joan Thompson of Palo lost in the wild back country of Yosemite Park since was found Friday alive and in comparatively good Apparently unhurt save for scratches nnd she was found by three young searchers in rugged Snow creek canyon about Joined Sister She reached park headquarters here am immediately Young Demos Debate Site For Fall Meet The national coven tion commit tee of Young Democratic clubs of America was deadlocked Friday on decision of site for the organ izations fall with cities vying for the role of her country as a spy for Soviet TRIAL NEXT Judith Coplon Sentenced To SVslO Year Term July 1 Scorning a mercy Judith Coplon was sentenced Friday to serve 40 months to 10 years in prison for attempting to betray The 28yearold former govern ment girl took the sentence with out a But in a bitter im mediately before Judge Albert Reves pronounced she cried out I understand I could plead for That I will not To During the single business ses sion of the in Newhouse the committee received bids from Atlantic Chatta Kansas and Pushing Hardest The Chattanooga delegation wss pushing hardest with Van committee cochairman from Oak spearhead ing the The committee will continue the meeting Saturday at when additional bids are expected from New and possibly other delegates gathered for a city tour and a visit to the state 5 At the state building the IjO group was welcomed by Republi can Bracken Lee and Dem ocratic Loaded Trains For Berlin Membership to Lee Lee was presented an hon orary membership to the organ ization by Roy Sher national The governor accepted the membership and said If the Democrats dont treat you come over to our In the the delegates from almost every state in the union drove to Little Cottonwood By DREW JtlDDLETON July citys lifeline to the stifled for over year by blockade and normal operation Friday when the Sovietcontrolled railroad administration reported that from midnight onwards loaded trains running at two hour inter vals voud reopen communications between Berlin and western Ger But Soviet actions made clear that the western sectors of the pleading for mercy would be an admission of referring to prosecutors John Kelley and Raymond she went on swiftly I am innocent I am inno a surplus of SI j 000 last reflecting a regui was places in a nnsprtal to join her ding figure didnt lar seasonal trend in agricultural i injured found by But the spendii The bureau said that compared with June of last nonfarm searchers Park spokesmen said Joan came out under her own power to the include carried over from the previous years surplus to be spent during the 1949 fiscal year on the European Recovery When the foreign aid spending by the drop in available jobs were was the big deficit rej youths of high school and college i farlier Friday had come canyon to cool off after Salt Lake city must rely wholly on the west Citys hottest day of the Saltjern zones for supplies in the fu Lake County Young Democratic i club played host at the canyon j Check Points Set Up i I employment was down about place where she and her rescuers and that those hardest hit i wero met by the parks patrol The convention committee will j Russian military check points continue the fight Saturday morn1 have been established along the followed by a meeting of the border between board of regional under 1 British and French sectors of Ber chairmanship of Clyde nnd the Soviet zone to prevent Salt Lake I foodstuffs being brought into those cent before all the Wheartys and all the Kelleys and all the govern whatever they want to do against and they may gloat in the glory of their hollow em piric victory They want to break They will never break me A few minutes with Miss Coplon staring coldly up at Judge Reeves pronounced sen tence as the climax of a sensa tionstudded trial that ran for nearly 10 Judge the 75yearold justice denounced Miss Coplon with an allusion to the Revolutionary war Benedict and he declared I thoroughly approve of the verdict of the Judge Reeves ordered her con fined in federal prison for 40 months to 10 years on the first count in the twocount which charged Miss Coplon with stealing government secrets with intent to injure the United States and aid a foreign On the second involving unlawful removal of confidential papers from the justice depart Judge Reeves sentenced her to one to three Appeal Looms He directed that the sentences be served The sentence left the convicted former government girl dryeyed and apparently She will not go to prison im Her Archi Utahns Promote Greenriver Site For Center State Outlines Qualifications For Project A brief setting forth advantages of a site near for the proposed air engineering development center of the United States air force was sent Friday by the state and the Salt Lake City Chamber of Commerce to Stuart air force The which would be for the testing of guided missiles and supersonic is provided for in now pending in The air force is asking for in in 1951 and the following T I 1 Reeves Liable In Data Clark Insists Completion is scheduled for Submitted Tooelc Site Several weeks the Utah iu teiiests submitted a brief in behalf of a site between Tooele and Great Salt Since information has been received that the esti mates of water and power needs for the have been increased and it was deemed ad visable to submit data on an addi tional July 1 Tom Clark said Fri day that Federal Judge Albert The brief pointed out that in JReeves must bear any blame for Greenriver the estimated need of acrefeet of water a year of which only 5 would be con sumptive use could be obtained from the Green river as part of Utahs share of Colorado basin It was suggested that power could be provided through construction of steam plants using Utah which is to be found Stcnm Plant Power Estimated power requirement for normal operation of the cen ter is but the peak load would rise to The brief said this could be provided by steam plants on a standby if the air force is not interested in undertaking this type of it was pointed out that the state of Utah and the water users of this area are in the process of the development of four major hydroelectric and rec lamation projects on the waters of the Green river north of the city of Flam ing with a capacity of Echo with an estimated production of Split with an esti matted capacity of and almost immedi ately adjacent to with a capacity of Kooil Ties The brief also set forth that the proposed site is on the Denver and Rio Grande Western airways ami main and offers hundreds of square miles of virtually unmiaabiteci and un obstructed terrain for use in con ducting the which the center would be established to Another advantage would be the which is warm dry with an average of 236 clear days a year and an average annual precipitation of only Virtually all of the land sur rounding the Greenriver area is still owned by the federal gov and the brief said it would be particularly adaptable for an installation of the magni tude proposed in this In addition to being close to large coal the area is not far from the Rangely and Ashley oil and natural gas recently discovered in southeastern Utah could be made Close to Two Cities The brief also pointed out that the area is close to and Grand both of which are good sized communi tifls with cultural and educational facilities for those who would live nt the ah1 For construction of the power the introduction of FBI reports containing hearsay or gossip in the Judith Coplon espionage He strongly defended the inves tigative methods of the FBI and said its practice of collecting un verified information was no threat o civil liberties as long as the material was kept Assumes Burden Ho also full responsibility for the decision to proceed with the Coplon trial after 75 yearold Kansas judge on temporary assignment ordered the government to pro duce the FBI He said in a formal statement that the justice department took every possible step to protect the persons named in the reports and that he had no feud or talk of resignation with FBI Director Edgar FBI Data Slips recent demands by Durr of the National Lawyers and for public inquiry into F BI methods were intemperate and Among those named iri the FBI data slips and reports introduced at the Coplon trial over govern ment objections were the wife of director of bureau of standards White House assistant David Niles movie actor Fredric March and several other film JULY 4 MASS EXODUS July 1 lions of holiday travelers left humid cities across thenation Fri day in an exodus that was expected to create one of th5 greatest Fourth of July week end traffic jams in Most of Ihem wore hearting for parks and summer re Safety experts feared that the heavy in addition to drownings and other would cost 600 or more No rain was forecast for most of the country during the three day Inck of which would add millions of dollars in crop dnmage in the droughtstricken Automobile accidents will tslie 290 lives if extraordinary caution is not the national safety council Tim record jam will be created by on what they believed to be a very hot Joan and had gone for a hike When Patti broke her Joan went for Thf search for the two girls started I The three youths who found Joan wore volunteer members of the widespread search organizaj They were John j of Palm Springs Joe over the nations roads between and Jim Los1 33 Million Cars Jam Roads In Potential Death Spree Last Straiv TJepL GOP Losei airplane to follow thecourse of Snow creek j HoOVCl Ittft J home anrl holiday j They started this morning airplane to follow fireworks and laneous accidents probably They stopped to cool their A banquet in hotel will conclude the twoday con1 Although for the first time in ference with Baker offering months an uneasy equilibrium ap thc principal A message 1 pears to be near establishment be of welcome will be delivered by I tween the east and the west inside Wayne I the fifth force in Utah Young Democratic j the Germans i j made itself felt At a meeting of the city that body denounced western di rectives rejecting the cpuncils re quest for more money to be paid in the form of west marks to workers and tradesmen who re ceive their income in east At present rates one west mark is worth five east bald Palmer of New said would be marie available by Utah See Page Column 3 See Pasre Column 1 take a toll of 300 or more they when Joan heard them Independence day traffic will talking and attracted them to her exceed Memorial day by her the council The toll during the threeday memorial clay holiday was 408 in1 chicling 229 on the Terrain The youths told rangers the country was so rugged they feared Heavy bus nnd airplane on several occasions that rangers travel also was i would have to help get them out Stolidly but vic tim of ribbing from delegates to the regional conference of Young Democratic Clubs of El Service Reopens First step toward resumption of A I America in Salt Lake is a rai lrafflc was the reopening of man with an j service in western Ber The weather was nearly perfect of the boxlike At one for outdoor although in point they joined their belts toi the midwest and east if offered no gether to enable them to pull each relief from the heat and j and the over a bad plained that he is something of slowest expresses in They a cousin to Robert Taft I left western Germany nearly five Hoover Tatt delegate from empha sized to all strangers that de spite his monicker he held no affection for the Grand Old The drawling southerner ex lin early Friday By midaftcrnoon four ruilroad including two express mail trains and two coal trains which had been stalled in the So viet reached the The mail trains were probably the cars rolling I holds its A record movement of stretch of persons out of New York City by It was estimated the spot where ear was Many will Jonn was found was five miles on I travel through the nroa of 150 a direct line from the place where miles around the city whore she had left her There was multimillion dollar drought still j no way of conjecturing how and holds common ancestry w i t li former Herbert weeks one through train from jthe British zone Friday j miles she might have And dont forget to stick j the first passenger train left that junior after my i the city for via said West Europe Fleet Lines Up For Joint Atlantic Mission July 1 of France and Holland massed in Penzance hay Friday as the foundation of a combined western European With additions coming from more than 100 ships of the four seagirt nations are going on blue water maneuvers from the English channel to the Bay of beginning While the French and Dutch admirals ex changed compliments on the British French matelots and Dutch seamen were busy getting their signals biggest job in threetongued naval opera The three nations had at times disconcert with intercommvinicnlions when they torned up the allied eastern fleet based on Ceylon during the war for barrages and carrierborn air strikes at the Indian ocean islands on the Japanese perimeter and Sumatra and Admiral Rhoderick commanderinchicf of Britains homo fleet and top kick of the con ferred in the forenoon with the Dutch senior Rear Admiral and the French senior Admiral Repairs ExpeP Both Houses From Rooms July i Senators and moved out of their historic cham bers Friday to make way for a modernization and roof repair The work will take six Flat which have been braced with steel girders for several will be replaced with stain less steel and domed The interiors will be completely For the rest of this starting the two cham bers will meet in temporary quar ters so small that many clerks snd newsmen will have to work in adjacent Will Go Back The senate will go back to its tiny old home on the ground floor of the capitol where it first be gan work in 1800 with 34 mem The supreme court later was housed there until its new building was finished in The house will take up its abode in the ways and means commit tee room in the nearby new house office The senate had occupied its pres ent chamber since the house since Only britf sessions were held in the old halls There was no mention of moving day in the But in the house there was touch of sadness as the members took a final look at familiar sur A Sad Tiling It is a sad thing to realize we will never know this historic chamber as we see it and know it intoned Walter Hu ber George Dondcro made a lastminute plea for the colored glass state seals forming the He said he understood they will be preserved and sent to the vari ous But he thought rep at should be painted on the Toby Morris said He Oklahomas will remain just where it is when the chamber is done ;