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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Partly cloudy with Detaila on Page f 55 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY JUNE 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Commencement Represents Academic Climax for 789 at Provo Discussing commencement activities at Brigham Young university in Provo left to Iloivnrd university president Miss Alary Ann seniors vice president Reuben Clark LDS Leader Advises Graduates at Provo Tribune Uwd wire civilization and not to the June old virtues disintegration which the atomic of hard work and temperate livj age ing still furnish the best recipes Activities for the day opened successful Reuben witn a concert on the Smith build first counselor in first presidency of the LDS commence ment speaker Miss Mary senior class and Kay senior class Diplomas went to 789 1 Inmate Refuses Military ShllllS lo Descend J for Clark first counselor in the first presidency of the Church of ing lawn by the B Y U concert Jirst presidency ot the unurcn of band directed by John Hal Jesus Christ of Latterday Students and faculty formed declared at commencement exer cises for Brigham Young univer sity graduates Tuesday The 789 of them I meanwhile for the processional on the lawns and walks west and south of the Maeser and Grant library Smith building auditorium also The faculty and heard a plea for financial endowchurch and civic leaders took ments for the university by Stenearly a half hour to march to phen L m e m b e r of i their places in the The the LDS counsel of tw e 1 v e processional march was played by apostles and executive university organist B Y TJ board of I on the new concert Richard Kent valedic1 Invocation was by Oscar asked his classmates to j Kirkham of the L D S seven presi pian lives in which dents of and the bencuic jng for service to fellow tion by John Widtsoe of the men and to God will lead to a counsel of Musical numbers by the B Y U symphonic chorus under the direc tion of Franklin Madsen pre ceded and followed valedictory and commencement The re cessional was played on the organ by Prison Tower June 7 An inmate of the Wisconsin state prison climbed a 50 foot water tower on the prison grounds around noon Tuesday and has refused to come Warden John Burke Burke identified the convict as George of Keuo who has served 15 years of a 20 year sentence for armed The warden said a rushed out into the prison yard and sped up the ladder until he came to a catwalk just under the Hes been silting there Safety bands around the lad der would place any guard at tempting to climb the ladder at Taylors the warden Truman Fills Royall Post Picture Pagf U June nominated a onetime buck pr to be secretary of the Labor Quarrel Waxes Hot On TH Issue June 7 angry quarrel among labor leaders Truman Tiinsdav rose to a new level of bitterness Hm lHvn1pltlle was conducted by Tuesday a s senators considered the time buck private Presented Diplomas In the absence of George j Albert Smith of the LDS and diplomas were pre scnted by He is Umier Gordon j Mr warned the gradu North Carolina lawyer and ates that as begin their cr and acting secretary since the careers they are somg to become resignation of Kenneth Royall j acutely conscious at once of three CIO Philip in telegrams to the 96 ac cused John Lewis of false and malicious libels and lack of re career military But April great problems which face all born in Baltimore in 1909 mankindgetting enough to hot issue of TaftHartley law re lie served three years in the ting stable living Life enlisting as a private in 1942 and not become just a struggle i ig to a captain of infantry with j to meet these problems on a bio 12th army group in logical he risin the Truman sent his nomina tion to the senate late in the i the Christian virtues and day after the White House indi must not ict the flesh smother j issue He FIQ Service to men is the highest of ruleorruin union Oilier Developments Meanwhile these things Lewis a rated that of Defense Louis Johnson had failed in efforts 1o New York utilities to take the the he life is ipened at the capitol hap The senates Democratic pol i ne cy agreed to keen the i happier and loftier if one rf L i his responsibility to Men iHartlev ien 1 tni b f SH i jand nations who accept donoth betore the sen1 n c ale until a showdown vote is il Johnson Says June 7 tJP Defense Louis John son asserted Tuesday that the military has no desire to take over the atomic energy program now or Answering frequent charges that the army bitterly resents civilian control of the he denied that the military is in volved in any way in the current congressional investigation o f David Lilienthals atomic stew Views in Letter Johnson made his views clear in a letter tb Chairman Brien Mc Mahon of the joint congressional atomic energy com mittee which is considering charges of incredible mismanage ment leveled at Lilienthal by Bourke Hickenlooper The Lilienthal hearings were recessed while McMahons com mittee met behind closed doors to decide whether to allow Hicken looper to cite individual cases to try to remove his But there were these other atomic de velopments Carleton deputy atomic general told a senate appropriations subcommittee the atomic weapons program must be curtailed unless the senate re verses budget reductions ordered by the Oppenheimer Report Atomic Scientist Robert Oppenheimer testified before the house unAmerican activities com mittee and reportedly gave in formation on a Scientist The I scientist is alleged to have given Secret atomic reports to a Com Puerto Rican Air Crash Fatal to 53 Crowded Plane Dives Into Sea Only 28 Of 81 Aboard Survive SAN Puerto June 7 UP A twoengined crammed with 81 passengers and i crashed early Tuesday in the ocean just after reportedly killing 53 pelsous n j of historys worst air Thirtyfour adults and 19 chil less than 11 years were believed dead in the I air force and coast guard rescue crews dragged 28 i persons from the wreckage and jthe barracudainfested The survivors included four of the six crew Reconverted Carrier The a reconverted C46 troop carrier originally designed to carry 10 fully armed was carrying as many passengers 75 as the new fourengined Boeing Stratocruiser is designed to But though the plane was it was within the permissible weight The passengers were all Puerto en route to Newark airport to visit friends and relatives in New York or to settle in New Five of the crew were natives of the United Copilot Al Cockrell of Pitts was among those believed American Crew The crash was Caused by un explained engine trouble within minutes after the planes take off at from San Juans Isla Grande airfield on a flight to Miami and thence to The on a nonscheduled flight for of New radioed a distress sig nal the airfield two minutes after taking It tried to return for an emergency but crashed just after about four miles west of Rain swept the area as the plane went down in 40 feet of water near Point Salinas the western entrance of San Juan Big Four Reach Crisis On Control of Berlin Passenger Details Story One of the rescued Manuel Sanjurjo of Puerto said the engines be gan making a funny noise im mediately after the With in a few one engine spluttered and died and the plane plunged Sanjurjo said that panic flared in the crowded cabin of the plane after it hit the Preightened See Page Column 5 Atomic Tools Sent FBI Reports June 7 An F B 1 report offered as evidence in the espionage trial of Judith Coplon revealed Tuesday that atomic research instruments were shipped to Russia in 1947 without export The report was one of several the government were found in the former govern ment employes purge when she was arrested in New York March She IK accused of taking the reports while working as a justice department Report Planted The atomic information was con role of Gray later stopped in at the j ing philosophies of life are ise the House to see the to the cancerous growths of false of said Lhe r Iflinotc munist agent during the jtained in an F B 1 report covering Lilienthal told the Russian Trading the size of this countrys Abomb of New FBI stockpile is a top secret because Agent Robert Lamphere testi President Harry S in hisfjcd that the report was planted f deito try to trap Miss Coplon who Joe Conk Texas publisher wins honor at N E A NEA Envoys Start Tour of Utah Delegates to the 64th annual convention of the National Edi torial left late Tuesday for a fourday tour of southern Utah parks after winding up convention business by electing new adopting selecting a 1950 convention city and listening to talks on how to cope with rising Joe publisher of The was elected president to succeed Orrin Tay who became act ing chairman of the board of di Other NEA Officers Other officers Clifford Kay no The vice president Gard The treas urer Bernard The Pio neer direc tor for district 1 The Bllicott di rector for district 2 Ed Ander The di rector for district 3 di rector for district 4 The director for district 5 Alan Mc The director for district 6 director for district The 19150 convention will be held in June with a fourday tour of New Eng land to follow the business ses Supports Chicago Issue Resolutions adopted placed the organization on record as Supporting the stand of Chicago newspaper publishers in the long typographical unitn strike in that Opposing drastic postal rate in reases proposed in legislation now pending before Opposing bills to increase the statutory minimum Opposing amendments to social security legislation which would cancel out the independent con ractor status ofcountry corre West Refuses Russ Plan As Accord Hopes Wane June 7 Big Four foreign ministers con ference reached a crisis point Tuesday night in a deadlock over unified control of The western allies rejected H Russian program which would give the Soviet commandant of the city blanket veto and asked Russian Foreign Minister Vishinsky to accept a program of their Reverting to open meetings after three sessions in Russia and the western allies put their if not proposals on the record and merely emphasized the extent of their Four Vital Points West and east are deadlocked on four vital points as regards trol The Russian demand for veto powers over all acts of the pro posed Berlin city The Russian demand that their commandant should name half the members of a city magis trate or instead of one The Russian demand that not only political but such groups as womens trade unions and cultural have the rights of political parties in The Russian as part of the veto that allied con trol of the city government be strengthened in effect instead of being Accord Hopes Vanish At a threehour and 55minute plenary Vishinsky stuck to a revised 12point plan for uni fication of first introduced in the secret He still insisted on a blanket veto of State Dean Achcson summarily rejected the Vishinsky and French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman and British For eign Ernest Bevin rejected it in Acheson called Vishinskyg pro posals unreasoned and unjusti It gives the allied commanders the right to veto everything except Acheson said Tuesday night the western allies admitted that their hopes of reach ing agreement even on let alone Germany as a had faded almost to Command Council Both western and Russian plans for Berlin include the revival of the fourpower or local command council for the But Kussia wants her com mandant to have the veto power over anything that The vital error of the Soviet proposal is that it brings within the veto powers of one command er any acts the city authorities may Aeheson The clear feature of the new Soviet proposal is that it delib erately attempts to go back to Schuman The Soviet proposals would make even the appointment of school teachers and police subject to the Bevin Decries Polities This approval by the komman we know by past expe is based on political grounds and is entirely contradic tory to our traditions and ideas that police should not be subject to political Administration of the city should be a nonpolitical salesmen and newsj we cannot proceed on the basis White but had nothing to say when he standards which came The family unit is the basis of Grays nomination was almost our society and graduates should certain of senate See Page Column 3 PICKED WRONG CAR Police Hunt Bandit in Auto Laden With Explosives June 7 fUP convicted rofobor who strongarmed his way lo freedom with a vow to get the people who railroaded us was loose in Cali fornia Tuesday believed iu be driving a stolen sedan whose trunk is loaded with dynamite he does not know He was Lavern ex convict with a long escape Specr and his elder hnd overpowered two deputies transporting them to San Quontin to serve sentences for armed holdup of a Bakcrsficld Gerald was recaptured Tues day Allpoints bulletins wrre flashed rn the polirc communications net work for Gorald surrendered without the Democratic said this will delay any action on the North Atlantic which was formally sent to the senate Tues day by the foreign relations com Republican members of the senate met and decided to hold back their labor proposals in the senate debate until administration leaders get through amending their own I j Charges Secret Okeh Monday president of he a iUniled Mine wired all the new plant at will in clude new type atomic had been commissions j The instruments were manufac struggle earlier Tuesday to Sheriff I senators that reports are cur Otto Olofson who spotted him lurking in the shrubbery around the Kern county court apparently waiting to ren dezvous with Missing from the vicinity was the automobile of oilworkcr Carl who had packed 50 pounds of high explosives in the rear com partment before heading for the oil Chief Criminal Investigator Art rnnl that Murray and A F L William Green have secretly agreed to accept several oppres sive amendments to the admin istration An A F L official promptly denied that the A F L had accepted any amendments He pointed out that the AFL execu tive council unanimously approved four fed eral seizure of plants in national nnd sheriffs deputies authoritatively than since road blocks throughout I have nevfr in my career the secret an increased number of job seek The ApriltoMay increase in unemployment was al most identical with the drop in nonfarming jobs in that same unemployment drops between April and May and the increase this year contrary to seasonal the bureau com Twothirds of the additional speak of secret agreements it were high Larsen warned that the dynamite j emergencies and publicly an could explode it the car is struck nounccd the action last by an unsuspecting drivers front Tuesday Murray supplied the bumper or is given a sharp jolt orjCI Os He said Lewis can pierced by buliet Police Job Opportunities Fall to Posltvar Ebb During May June 7 Unemployment rose lo a posl war high of in a time when it usually the census bureau reported Tucs Job opportunilics in industries declined in the face of be read to the lured for Amtorg by the Cyclotron Specialties and were shipped on Customs of ficials halted another shipment on as it was being loaded aboard the A third shipment later was inter cepted at That disclosure came after the government had been forced to produce 12 other secret FBI data slips which the prosecution pre viously refused to offer at the trial on grounds their publication might harm national Federal Judge Albert who ordered the data slips pro ruled that they could paper Urging congress to reaffirm principles of the act of 1879 under which newspapers were given mod erate postal rates to encourage the dissemination of public infor It was pointed out that with drawal by congress of a policy of recognizing the public service as pect of publications would have See Page Column i of political If we then public life in Berlin would be in a state of complete uncer tinty from day to day and hour to Our discussions thus far have shown a divergence of fundamen tal Tuesdays meeting was a plen ary session after three days of se cret meetings in which no prog ress was SOVIET TRICKS Airlift to Start Mail Runs For Berliners June 7 three power western kommandatura Tuesday ordered the airlift to start carrying Berlins Frank said the airlift was ordered to bring in eight tons of mail tc west Berlin daily because of Soviet Mail for west Berlin has been re routed through the Soviet sector since the rail There it was Quantities of letters dis appeared and packages were dam aged and Berlin postal of ficials Soviet guards re fused to let trucks haul the mail into west Less than tons of sup plies have reached Berlin by over land routes since the blockade was lifted on May official fig ures Supplies reaching1 the city by land and canal in the past 26 days total metric tons metric tons metric One metric ton is equal to long Senate Group Asks Quick Treaty Okeh June 7 UP The senate foreign relations committee Tuesday urged prompt ratification of the North Atlantic defense pact to show Russia she cant afford to attack United States or western In a unanimouslyapproved re port on the 12nation antiaggres sion the committee ac cused the Soviet union of obstruct ing world peace and of using Hu man misery for her own imperialis tic Urges Arms Okeh Soon after the report was is sued Harry S Truman sum moned committee chairman Tom to the White House and urged that the senate back up ratification by early ap proval of the related armsforEurope Truman was said to have voiced strong hope that his en tire foreign policy program could be speeded through But Connally said after the meeting that timing of the arms program would be up to the senate Demo cratic Guarantees Approval Senate Democratic Leader Scott said the unanimous vote of the foreign relations com mittee guarantees approval of the pact by the Great Britain became hc second nation to deposit its of ficial ratification of the treaty at the State Canada was The senate is scheduled to be jin considering the pact after it finishes the present debate on abor FIVESTATE FLIGHT Washout Traps Desperadoes June 7 Two desperadoes were trapped Tuesday by a washed out bridge eluding manmade road school and college age youths seeking summer or poKlgradua tion Other Information Other information produced from the FBI files relating to the Russian trading agency included George Latimer of the White Dental Manufacturing received a large order from Am torg on for high value resistors which he sus pected might be wanted by Moscow for research in atomic Brown of the Brown Instrument told blocks for 72 hours in a wild flight across five midwest The Carl 27year old and 20yearold Allen both of and a hitchhiker with them were seriously hurt in the crash of their stolen car against a creek Ail the fight was gone from They had been closely pur sued across five states since Sat day they killed a sub urban policeman in The third mcmher of the the FBI he had been asked by an JArthur 37yearold former Amtorg representative to act Paul cab surrendered a in the purchase of i Monday night at vacuum gang had kidnaped six per including a in their mad flight aa officers closed in on them by car and from overhead by Only Monday they retreated lo a farm house near West Point where for eight hours they held occupants hostage as they paced the floor with guns in fear ful of detection by low flying planes searching for It was there that Arthur de cided it was useless he might as well give up as wife suggested over the But the young Bistrom and Hartman still thought they could make good their They sped into Some where they picked up a hitch identified through a drivers license as Bill Beatty Then about three their car crashed into a creek bank on Kansas highway 15 about 15 miles northwest of Bistrom and Beatty were knocked Dazed and badly Hartman limped to a farm house a quarter of a mile away for It was the home of brother of Sheriff Bill Smith of Washington Smiths telephone line was He couldnt phone his But a Lyle drove to town and told the The other two men still were in the badly wrecked car Six or seven armed stood guard over at the re fused to discuss the fatal shooting of Fred Babcock Minneapolis police in an attempted gro cery store ;