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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through frldiy WEATHER Mostly Cooler DetalU on Page 14 98 SALT LAKE THURSDAY JULY 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Parley Quiets Fears Will Share Bomb Data McMAHON TELLS SENATE Pact Doesnt Bind to Atom Aid Aerial photo shows destruction left by crasli of a C46 transport plane in One wing of the huge craft sliced floors off a threestory rooming Small circle points out fragment of Larger circle shows portion of tail Seven died as Gang Gunfire Fells Four At Cafe July 20 SHE JUST BLEW UP Pilot Describes Crash Of Transport Plane July 20 and j dead was a Law just blew i rence Gangland warfare broke out In I Thus James reserve Hollywood Wednesday with the Wednesday described the tempted assassination of mobster crash of a C46 transport plane Mickey Cohen by a burst of that i iured 30 others fire that wounded thc uttle racket r chief and three front The nonsched The shooting took place in front luled air one of its two of a swank filmland restaurant engines sliced through two while apparentlv the of a Tf Trfsi the others were j with roar intn a An interval of two min leaving after an cammorning The attempt to wipe out Cohen j Waa linked immediately with a etyreen the crash and ex rent Los Angeles vice investigaI cut tion which the swarthy mobster I death In those 120 seconds most of W Hit jvvtli f 111 was credited with touching off behe 02 passeners and creu men cause of a feud with scrambled to safety Heaviest j death toll was taken among oc Slugs in Back cupants of the rooming When the smoke of more than a The death of Pete dozen shots had cleared Cohen was j of raised the tragedy toll found to have escaped with only a j to seven He died slight shoulder But Edof burns suffered while he was ward Neddie his aid visiting in a rooming house which and target of another recent asltheC16 sassination had a bullet He was the fourth rooming in his spine and was paralyzed house occupant to It was the from the hips first structure in the path of the One woman was among the vie1 crippled passenger plane of Air Miss Dee who rej Transport of Se ceived four 38caliber slugs in her A fifth man was killed in She had gone to the res1 another One plane pas taurant with one of Cohens henchj sengrer was identified amongthe men and got Die bullets as the dead and a second was believed party was Statn Guard Hurt j to be the final unidentified The other dead were Frank Catalica of An ironic twist to the shooting a was that the man assigned to j Frank guard Cohen by the state attorj ney generals Investigator1 Edward pen Harry was the only one j armed and suffered serious in Olavi He took two 45calibcr bul Ralph See Fage Column 1 Listed HE missing and feared MeCORMFCK IN CAPITAL Chicago Tribune Purchases Washington TimesHerald July 20 Robert McCormicks Chicago Tribune Wednesday bought thc Washington which his the late Eleanor Cissy Patterson built into the capitals Purchase price and other de tails were not the which listed a combined daily and Sunday circulation of in the 1949 Editor and Publisher again passed into the ownership of a grandchild of Chicagos famed Civil war Joseph Besides McCormick and a third Medill thc late Joseph Medill was another of this centurys most successful pub the newspaper Patterson the New York Daily claims the big gest circulation of any standard size newspaper and the Times Herald is the circulation leader in The Tribune bought the Times Herald from seven of its execu who were willed the news paper by Patterson al her death July These executives are The plane took off from Boeing field on Seattles south side at PDT and was barely in the air when its left engine Its wings sheared utility poles and clipped power lines in a blaz ing As the pilot lost his fight to keep the craft aloft a wing sliced the two top stories from the rooming house where 12 persons were Among them were Brightcamp and Witnesses said flames poured from one The crippled ship roared across Harney street and pulled up in the home of George Braniiaii Farm Plan Fight On in House July 20 CUP administration Demo crats Wednesday opened a stubj born but apparently foredoomed Following the fight to save their trial farm They staked their hopes on a strategy aimed at splitting the Republicansouthern Democratic coalition which is bent on extend ing the present wartime support law another Chairman Adolph of the house rules tipped the administration plan Trio Accused For Attack On Housewife July 20 UP Negroes were indicted for rape Wednesday night following the assault on a white housewife which stirred angry mobs to a terror campaign against A special Lake county grand jury returned its findings at after a sixhour investigation into the kidnaprape of Willie Padgett and the robberybeating of her husband The jurys indictment made no mention of any charge but which is a capital offense in In presenting its finding to Cir cuit Judge Truman Futch at Ta the county scat 25 miles from the jury asked to be called back at a later date to con tinue its investigation of the Padgett charged she was assaulted by four The in dictment made no mention of the fourth still at Indicted were Charlie Samuel Shepherd and Walter all about None of the accused appeared before the They are being mobs surged through Negro communi ties shootingand Sheriff McCall already had spirited his prisoners away for safekeep July 20 CUPJ Bricn McMahon of the congressional atomic energy committee told the senate night that the North Atlantic Defense pact would not obligate the United States to sup ply western Europe with atomic bombs or atomic He said it was entirely con ceivable military chieftains might find that the western world could be best defended by a concentra tion of atomic weapons within the continental boundaries of the United Pacts Atomic Issue The atomic issue was injected into the treaty debate by Repub lican Leader Kenneth and Forrest Donnell as the senate held a special night session to complete the last full day of debate on the It is scheduled to vote on ratifi cation at 5 EDT Wherry and Donnell asked whether the treatys article III pledge of mutual assistance for defense might find the con tributing Abombs or atomic infor McMahon said the issue did not arise regarding the He added that this nations contribution in weapons will not be determined until the military assistance pro gram is set Atomic Negotiations I do not feel that I care to pursue the matter any McMahon He pointed out that his commit tee is presently engaged in dis cussing international relations in the atomic field between the United States and two of its Wherry said he deeply re gretted MeMahons inability to give a flat maintaining that some senators believed mili tary implementation of the treaty was involved in the current pact Donnell maintained that it might be deemed necessary to dis close bomb secrets to western European powers if it seemed like ly that a prospective enemy either had developed the bomb or was on the verge of doing in response to the said that under the forth coming plan to help rearm west ern Europe it was conceivable that the military functions of each sig natory would be One type of defense might be assigned to one air oper ations to McMahon He then declared it might be determined that the interests of all signatories would be best served by retaining the Abomb and its knowhow in this The senate then recessed at EDT until Thurs day when Wherry will be recog nized by unanimous Taylor Suggests Churchill Stay In Own Affairs July 20 UP Glen Taylor suggested Wednesday during debate on the North Atlantic pact that former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill stay home and mind his own Edward Thye who was presiding at the remarked absentmindedly Without objection so or let that appear in the said will appear in the Congres sional unless Thye or Taylor edits it Aclieson Voids Soviet Note Against Italy July 20 Russian protest against Italys membership in the North CVC1IL wl alliance was rejected by of armcd attack on a pact State Dean Acheson Wednesday i within a few hours after its ar Firm Commitment To restore national guardsmen were called in from Tampa to patrol this town and outlying One of 18 jurors which re turned the indictment was March Watkins Holds Arms Pact Perils Nation Combined UP July Arthur Watkins Utah Wednesday night attacked the North Atlantic pact as danger out to Watkins voiced his oppo sition in his second major speech against the The Utahn centered his oppo sition against article five of the pledges the mem bers to resist aggression and con sider an attack on one an attack on Replied to Plea He replied to a plea of Scott Lucas Demo cratic leader and senate voice of Harry S that fail ure to ratify the treaty would open western Europes doors to the hordes of communism within 18 The Utah senator declared that the may not always be able to depend on its allies in the treaty and should not be bound to defend them under all circum He said he would offer a two part reservation aimed at clari fying article Boiled the reservation is That the United States is not obligated to defend the north Atlantic area or use armed force until congress takes That congres is not obligated to declare war in event of an TopFlight Officials Air Views With Eisenhower July 20 extraordinary secret ses sion of high officials and lawmakers produced indications Wednesday night that Harry S Truman has no immediate plan to bypass congress and share Abomb secrets with Britain by executive Dwight Eisenhower and other topranking officials discussed policy on atomic secrets for two hours and 45 minutes with the senatehouse committee on atomic Their momentous meeting was guarded by two police MINISTER SAYS and the shades of their meeting room were tightly Af the end of the session Brian McMnhon chair man of the joint told reporters The joint committee on atomic energy met with the secretary of the secretary of national de and the atomic energy com mission and Conclusion Delayed We disoussed the nations for eign in the field of atomic No conclusions were reached and none was contem plated at this said He called the Soviet objec tion utterly without The Moscow announcement said He argued that European na tions want a firm commitment t this country will go to war n j n i in France and It seems to i eVCry effort be the pact mean thc protestin g terms of its ing the North der the peace the Russian Iu uirneu me niaicu rnntpnrlprt Ttalv in nloHcrnrl when he urged the house to repeal j Debose of a 0 kee its rrnnv o general manager Prank editor in chief Kdmund advertising li the Aiken flexible price support law Warns Democrats He warned his fellow Democrats that they are being hornswog gled by the Republicans and said the coalition proposal is a mon grel substitute for the adminis tration The administration measure would authorize a twoyear test of ot AgricultureCharles Brannans controversial new sub sidy plajt on eggs and shorn The coalitions substitute which will be offered later this would continue the present farm law and suspend the Aiken plan for one Demands Repeal By demanding complete repeal of the Aiken Sabath hoped to create a split between Republican William I members of the coalition who voted for it last and Demo cratic members who opposed But Eugene Cox rector Michael one of thc coalition vising managing editor said it made no difference one circulation director way or the Irving mechanical superin and Mason night managing same thing in Europe as in this K h a r e country so that there will be no i bomb i disputes after the pact is A future meeting will be held at the call of thc chairman after the elapse of sufficient time for fur ther As a result of thc some lawmakers who had been talking of making a move to tie thc presi dents hands against giving aboinb information to any out first consulting reporters they would put off dis cussion of this These lawmakers had said pre viously that they would ask con at least the oppose any effort to share the bomb secrets by executive Bar Information Exchange They planned to do this by a resolution saying the atomic energy act of 1946 bars any ex change of such information with foreign powers unless congress ap in But after the joint committees meeting with interested govern ment it was indicated that those who had been talking of tying the presidents hands had received some assurances that there is no immediate plan to give the British or anybody else secrets by presidential The officials were smiling as they streamed out of the office where the meeting was in a little used section of the McMahon met with reporters briefly after the conference and read his prepared Parries All Questions The senator parried all ques Congressional leaders who at tended the extraordinary meeting included Tom Connally chairman of the senate foreign relations and Arthur Vandenberg ranking Republican mem ber of thc foreign relations Both are members of the joint atomic of State Dean Acheson and of Defense Louis Johnson were both So were all five members of the atomic energy commission and Carrol their general man Most of the 18 members of the joint senatehouse committee Chart Future Course the extraordinary meeting was called to consider future relations with Britain and Canada in the field of atomic The unofficial and undis puted word was that the main question involved was whether to i Canada Able To Make Atom Bomb July 20 UP on the basis of informa tion already in her could go ahead and make an atom bomb on her own if she wanted acting Prime Minister told a press conference Wednes We could make a bomb If we wanted not to good as the American a good he Howe that Canada was not interested in pro ducing atom bombs but rather in converting atomic energy to peace time Devoted to Uses Our atomic research is still de voted exclusively to peacetime he These were in fields of medicine and Were making good progress In our research mainly at Chalk and those are the im portant fields for he Howe made his comments in reply to questioning Canadas attitude towards the current top secret atomic energy discussions of United States officials in Washing Nothing to Say With respect to the We have nothing to say about We certainly havent pro voked the meetings because Can ada has asked for no information on atomic energy from the United Were still selling uranium ores to the United and were still exchanging certain classified information on atomic research and developments with Howe Former Solon Rejects Bid To GOP Post July 20 UP John Danaher of Connecticut Wednesday took himself out of all consideration to be chairman of the Republican national who had been men tioned prominently to succeed Hugh Scott when he re signs said he is too busy with his private law practice to take on the party He said his decision is definite information on postwar i and production If the Aiken bill has any i I dont know he i Truman Appoints Panel to Study Rail Dispute July 20 Harry S Truman Wednes day created an emergency board to investigate a dispute between thc Brotherhoods of Railroad Trainmen and the Southern Pa cific The union has called for a strike on the Pacific lines of the Southern Appoint ment of an emergency board under the Railway Labor Act automatically defers The White House said names of the three members of the board will be announced The board must report its findings to thc president within 30 day from Under the Railway Labor thc company and the union are pro hibited from making any change in the working conditions in volved in the dispute until 30 days after board i its and to refrain from joining j any alliances or other groupings j pursuing aggressive i j Moscow radio broadcast the proi test at a moment when the Italian parliament was debating ratifica tion of the Atlantic I Acheson said he received the So I viet protest only Wednesday I Speaking he I went cm to remark with thc i exception of one it appeared i to be like all the other Soviet pro tests against the The new point which thc Rus sians he is that Italian participation would violate the peace treaty whjch limits Italys military power and the country not to take any action against any of thc nations which signed that Acheson recalled when ad ministration officials appeared be fore the senate foreign relations i they specifically rie clarerl the Atlantic treaty is not i in conflict with the military j clauses of the Italian peace j Even before the American sec1 retarys swift thc Ital inn foreign ministry dismissed the I Soviet objections as pure fan i Vaughan Bravery Under Fire Of Scribes Merits Award NEW July 20 Harry S Truman pinned a mock medal on Harry Vaughan in the White House Monday for his bravery in the en counter with newspaper reporters at Washingtons union the magazine News Week said In his brush with reporters Vaughan became so angry he drew back as if to strike one of The newsmen had asked who for the Vaughan family vacation from which they were just News Week said the president summoned Vaughan to his office looking took a pinkribboned pack age from his In recognition of your courage and intrepidity over and beyond the call of Truman I here by decorate you with the medal operation union the White House military threw a snappy salute after Truman pinned the mock medal on his News Week Thc medal is Operation union July Harry from Presi dent Harry S Offer Support It was reported reliably earlier this week that Danaher could have the chairmanship if he want ed The United Press was told that leading national Republicans had offered their support and Danaher promised them an an swer in a few This informant said Danaher was acceptable to the backers of Thomas Dewey of New titular head of the and to those of Robert Taf t of He said thc former Connecticut senator also presumably was ac ceptable to backers of Harold president of the Univer sity of and another likely contender the Repub lican presidential nomination in Press Release Danaher announced his refusal in thc form of a press which he personally delivered to the senate press Acknowledging that many leading Republicans have in quired as to my said he was not in a position to accept because of his private law Danahers withdrawal apparently threw the choice tot thc new chairman wide ;