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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS lotcrmounUla Network Station KALL Throifh WEATHER Fair and warmer Drtafe M 58 SALT LAKE SATURDAY JUNE 1940 PRICE FIVE CENTS West Assails Russ Pact On Germany Early Peace Treaty Sought by Soviet Stirs Aches oil Ire June 10 UP Soviet Foreign Minister Andre Vishinsky proposed Friday that the Big Pour powers pre pare drafts of a German peace treaty within three months anc get their troops out of Germany within one year after the sign ing of the Secretary of State Dean Ache ion and British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin at once made known their strong objection to the pro posal and indicated they wouk reject it formally Tackle Problems We are here to tackle basic not to engage in a sort of diplomatic Acheson said to To quote a Hollywood include me Acheson disclosed also that the western foreign ministers plan to end this Big Four conference be fore the end of next I am under obligation to get back to the United States not later than th end of next Acheson He added that Bevin and French Foreign Minister Rob ert Schuman had engagements at the end of next week with other foreign ministers of the western European Vishinsky submitted the follow ing document to the Big Four meeting ThreePoint Menu This USSR delegation pro poses that the following decisions be adopted The governments of the United Great France and the USSR will mit to the council of foreign min isters drafts of peace treaties for Germany within three The draft peace treaty with Germany will provide that occupa tion forces of all the powers be withdrawn from Germany one year after conclusion of the peace Consideration ofthe proce dure for preparation of the peace treaty will be completed at the present conference of the council of foreign Referral in a move intended to pigeonhole the Vishinsky suggested that it be referred to deputies for Urging the conference to get on with practical German problems and the question of a treaty to restore Austrias Acheson said The days of this conference are It would be criminal to waste time discussing Vish inskys What sort of Germany are we going to have to make peace with Achoson Will it be an eastern European democracy or what we call a with a rule of law and rights for individuals 1 1 Safe As Jets Crash LOS June 10 UP pilot was killed and another parachuted to safety Friday after two air force jet planes apparently collided more than feet above Antelope Wreckage of the two planes was found a few miles apart in the Tehachapi mountains near Gor The body of the dead whose name was was found 200 yards from the wreck age of his Richard Gene the first pilot to parachute out of the type of plane he was A plane of the same kind holds the worlds speed record of miles an The two planes were maneuver ing above Antelope about 40 miles north of when the accident took Shouted Accusation and a Cold Denial Kenneth McKelJar wielded gavel as chairman and E C A Chief Paul testified Friday before the senate appropriations McKellar shouted at Hoffman The sooner you the better it will be for the United Hoffman coldly denied McKellars accusation that he tried to bully committee into not cutting European recovery Vicious Attack At Boulder Kills Student June 10 Authorities Friday night sought he vicious killer of a University if Colorado student who was slain iefending his blind date Thurs lay The body of Roy Spore of a star engineering was found in Boulder reek near the campus 75 pards downstream from the spot where the killer The mysterious assailant first it Doris Ann of Twin a coed whom Spore was ating for the first Spore old her to run to safety and the turned on Four Skull Fractures Angelo Denver city medical said after an utopsy that Spore had 29 deep uts on his head and at least four kull The blows with a blunt instru ment could have killed api but Spore apparently vas drowned when his killer threw im in the He said he ound sand and gravel in Spores Lapi said he found no evi ence of a sexual attack on the The first few blows apparently elled Lapi since most of the cuts appeared to have een inflicted as the youth lay on he Spore also suffered uts on his hands and api apparently when he aised his arms to ward off the Similarity of Attacks Lapi said the deaths of pore and Theresa univer ty coed killed seven months similar in two ways Both beaten viciously and in both ases the killer centered his blows n the victims An inquest will be held at 10 Miss Weaver suffered several ead Spores fraternity brothers told uthorities that he called up the irls dormitory for a blind date hursday night and went out with diss Weaver about She told authorities she was ruek on the head from len saw a carrying a weapon n one and with a terrible See Page Column 5 BATAAN DEAD AVENGED 15 Nippon War Criminals Die in Sugamo Hangings June 11 UP Douglas MacArthurs head quarters Saturday announced the execution of 15 Japanese war including Yoshitaka Kawane and Kara taro both of whom were convicted of responsibility for the Bataan death The official announcement did not say when the hangings took The report merely stated that MacArthurs legal sec tion has notified the Japanese gov ernment of the hanging of 15 war criminals at Sugamo The men wore hung in the same rourt yard where Premier Hideki Tojo and the other top Japanese war criminals met their end last Kawane and Hirano were found guilty last June of or dering the infamous death march in which an estimated Amer icans and Filipinos Eight of the other war criminals included in the memorandum to the Japanese government were convicted by the same Eighth army military commission in Five were tried and convicted by army commissions in The other prisoners included a lieutenant and four men in his command who were convicted of killing six navy fliers cap tured in French IndoChina after their Catalina flying boat crashed FAILS IN EMERGENCIES TH Act Spawns Repeal Backer Opines June 10 charge that the TaftHartley law has bred chaos in industrial rela tions was made by Hubert H Humphrey Friday as the senate debated the question of repealing the Humphrey said the act has failed to prevent national Truman Flies To Speaks Today LITTLE June 10 Harry S Truman arrived hsre Friday for what he said would be a very important speech Saturday on the interna tional He thus described his prospec tive talk to Sid McMath of Arkansas as he plunged into a round of 35th division swinging a goldheaded Truman is to speak at SLT Saturday on pros pects for preserving the peace be fore a gathering of the men with whom he fought in Greeted at Airport Many of these mem bers of battery of the 129th field were on hand at the Little Rock airport when the presiden tial the Independence landed at There were many shouts of Captain as the president stepped from his swinging the gold headed cane they pre sented himat a 7 braekfast in Washington during inauguration The president ordered them all to report for another 7 break fast with him Saturday at the Hotel Marion where he is making his quarters while Small Attendance There was one disappointment in connection with the presidents Less than 200 persons were on hand when he made an appearance at the Joseph Robinson auditorium at a 35th division business Joe the association apolo gized for the sparse saying the doors were not opened to the public until 25 minutes be fore the presidents the president didnt seem to Important Address He said his appearance Friday simply was as a member of the but Saturday he speaks as president of the United he I am afraid you will have to listen whether you like it or From the auditorium he went to the Marion for a reception and he planned to at tend a reception for Arkansas legislators and look in on a mili tary ball at the The president left his holding his prized walking stick and wearing a white Panama hat at a jaunty many in shirt thronged downtown streets of the Arkansas capital to greet the chief and also has brought direct and detailed government intervention in collective At one point in his speech Hum phrey aroused the wrath of Sen Robert Taft by re ferring to Gerard former member of the National Labor Re lations as a propagandist for the TaftHartley Defends Honor Taft hotly accused Humphrey of impugning the honor of The bill under an ad ministration would re peal the TH act and replace it with a modified version of the old Wagner 38yearold freshman senator who defeated the Republi can Joe Ball in last Novembers told the senate the Amer ican labor movement has done more to rid this country of Com mies than all the government agencies He said the greatest bulwark against any subversive communist or the free trade union movement in he have not been effectively controlled by the TH Propagandist Label Humphrey spoke for four hours and 32 At the end of Fri days session he told reporters he is only half through his speech and will deliver the rest next Mon day or After a few more speeches remain before the senate gets around to voting on amend ments to the administrations Late in the afternoon he referred to Reilly that well paid propa ganist for the TaftHartley Humphrey said that as late as 1946 Reilly had praised the Wagner and that a year later he be came the author of the Taft Hartley his face jumped up and shouted I deeply resent the implication that he Reilly was in some way purchased for Pounding his Taft vigor ously defended Mart Million Valuations Lost NEW June 10 Prices skidded again on the New York Stock exchange Fri wiping out around in market Trading was Fridays selloff brought the cumulative loss in prices since the latter part of May to around Although the liquidating movement was not as brisk as when the market slipped to a new two year the selloff carried the general market average back to the level of May Investors appeared uneasy over the continued muddled for eign the fast falling production rate in this country and the economic decline in Transactions totaled compared with When the market broke sharply last sales totaled De tails on page McKellar Dares Hoffman To Drop Reins of EGA Senator Hurls 6Cuss Words At Wallace Aid June 10 Henry Wallaces campaign man ager was the target of a string of unprintable epithets shouted by a United States senator The fighting combina tion of profanities and aspersions on the recipients hurled by James Eastlanc at sec retarytreasurer of Wallaces Pro gressive at a on leg islation to curb Just Baldwin had been curtly dismissed from the witness stand for failing to say whether he was a He accused Eastland of fighting against Negro rights and it was then that Eastland applied the strong language to Denies Hes Red Baldwin issued a mimeo graphed statement saying is well I am not now and never have been a But as he did before the com mittee he challenged its authority to require that I dis close my political affiliation as a condition of the exercise of my constitutional right as a citizen to petition for redress of griev Baldwin appeared before the senate group to oppose bills which would require the registration of Communists and Communist front compel Communist literature and broadcasts to be so and deny federal jobs and passports to At the outset he was asked whether he was or had been a member of the Communist Cotton Council Hit Baldwin disputed the commit tees rights to ask him East land rose from his chair at this saying Baldwins statement would not be accepted and that the committee was through with Baldwin lashed back that the southern senator represented the cotton council composed of plantation and opposed Negro In his later Baldwin reiterated he was willing to swear allegiance to the United Seven Others Held On Indictment June 10 Dapper Preston Tucker who dreamed of mass producing a radically new was in dicted with seven others by a fed eral grand jury Friday on charges of mail fraud and violation of se curities and exchange Named with him were company officials and prominent associates in the floundering Tucker which failed after three years to urn out anything but a few hsnd juilt Tucker Contains SI Counts A single indictment containing 31 counts of fraud and conspiracy charged that some was spent in a little more than a year n an effort to fulfill the 44year old company presidents The returned before Federal Judge John contained 25 counts of mail five alleged SEC violations and a charge of The government listed 18 persons who allegedly were victims of mail including 13 Tucker dealers and five stock It cited optimistic advertising of he some made through the in 1947 and 1948 that Tuckers cars of tomorrow were on the threshold of mass produc Indicted with Tucker Indicttd with Tucker were Floyd Chicago in alleged to have received from the firm is stock underwriter Robert Detroit financier who served for a time as director and of the Tucker firm Harold North Hol who played a promi nent role in the formation of the Fred for mer Ford and Plymouth executive who was of sales Mitchell Tuckers gen ral sales manager and a company who has been in the auto motive business 25 years company ormerly of Detroit and Cliff director of advertising rom to Briant Wells In army for 44 and half General Wells Dies at 77 In California LONG June 10 UP Briant retired commander of the armys Hawaiian and well known Utah died Thurs day night in a Long Beach hospi tal of a heart Wells came here a month ago from home to visit arid was en route to attend a West Point class re He was the son of Daniel mayor of Salt Lake City in 1866 and brother of Heber Utahs first governor Wells was born in Salt Lake a son of Daniel Hanmer and Martha Givens He received his early edu cation in Salt Lake City schools and in 1894 was graduated from the United States Military acad emy at West During the SpanishAmerican war he served in Cuba and later was as signed to duty in Utah to aid in the recruitment When World War I Wells was assigned as rep resentative on the InterAllied war Later he was the armys deputy chief of Made Liaison Officer At various times he served as Tusker Bliss liaison officer at Fourth and Sixth army head quarters in During his army career he commanded the First infantry division at and the infantry training On Wells was appointed commander of the armys Hawaiian a position he held until his retire ment from service in Until that time had served with the army 44 and a half Joins Sugar Firm In 1933 newspaper dispatches from Hawaii reported Wells was being considered for the posi tion of Hawaiian governor to suc ceed Lawrence How upon his retirement in the army commander became exe cutive vice president of the Ha waiian Sugar Planters He See Page Column 7 Charges Relief Chairman Intimidates Committee9 June 10 Kenneth McKellar publicly invited Paul Hoffman Friday to quit as head of the European Recovery program and bluntly told the former baker president that the sooner he did the The Tennessee facing Hoffman at a session of the senate appropriations committee of which McKellar is said the EC A chief was trying to bring pressure and asserted thai members of congress will not be Will Stay If who has threatened to resign unless congress gives him the money he thinks neces aary to do his replied that he would stay on only so long as Im wanted and as long as he is convinced he can render a public The former auto company who left his job to take over the recovery reiterated that he would let someone else run the job if he did not think the pro gram could be handled success fully with the money He defended his administration by declaring the foreign aid pro gram had stopped the march of the Kremlin to the Atlantic Clash on EC A Funds Hoffman clashed with McKellar at an appropriations committee hearing on next years EC A The house has pared the administrations request for to run the program for fiscal 1950 to but it authorized that sum could be spent in only 10 Hoffman would have the right to come back for more for the remaining month and a Some Republicans and a group of Democrats on senate com mittee joined in assailing Hoff man and the Their prop ositionsranged from chopping from the allotment to Insisting that the 000 last the entire Fears Giant Calamity Among those defending Hoff man was Homer said Hoffmans resignation would be a great calamity for the whole pro the only one actually to invite Hoffman to said the aid chiefs or else state made was an effort to threaten this com The sooner you the bet ter for the American people The people of the United States and Europe would he Shouts Accusations Youre not going to do it this McKellar Then he asserted that a wellknown lob byist visited his Mayflower hotel room Thursday night and claimed that Hoffman had promised him a job in Hoffman branded the story an absolute He said ap parently the same man ap proached himFriday morning as he left his I dont know him from Adams off he He then denied making threats to the saying I do not make This job is more important than any individual and Im doing the best I Pat McCarran Burnet Maybank Kenneth Wherry James Kern and Guy Cordon joined in the attack on Hoffman and the aid VOTE DIVIDED Congress Atomic Probers Order Secret Hearings June 10 Secret congressional hearings were ordered Friday on charges that certain key employes of the atomic energy commission have been jiven access to secret atomic data after their loyalty was ques Chairman Brian McMahon said the senatehouse atomic energy committee voted 9 o 8 to hold closeddoor sessions on urther testimony by Bourke Hickenlooper against ipecific McMahon said Hickenlooper has 15 or 20 personnel cases he wants to bring Hickenlooper has accused AEC Chairman David Lilienthal of incredible mlmnanagement in di the nations atomic pro jram and has leveled charges against other unnamed ABC of Hickcnloopers method of identi ying the targets of his accusa tion by such as case led Lilienthal to protest that they were being pilloried Lilienthal said the symbols were too flimay to disguise the em ployes identity from their co Hickenlooper told newsmen the committees action means a com plete block on the personnel phase of his Nine beaded by Chairman voted for the motion to hear the rest of Hicken loopers cases in private after a week of struggling to find some formula which would be fair to Six Republicans and one Demo Edwin Johnson of voted against The GOP voters were Vanden berg Millikin and Knowland and Cole Hinshaw Van Zandt and Elston McMahon said he cast the last vote to break an 88 SECRET DATA FBI Implies Army Aids Tipped Reds By ASSOCIATED PRESS Russian secret police may have data at one time from two war department FBI ports indicated Friday at Judith Coplons The reports dealt with four year FBI investigation a niyar terious Russian Joins Communists She was not linked to the War a report dated in 1946 said two employes of the department are suspected of iving but information to the K V D secret At the Alger Hiss perjury trial in New Whittaker Chambers said cham pagne with Hiss and his wife a year after he to have lost touch with exCommuntBt Cham At an unAmerican activities committee a yvartime coast atomic laboratory said lie became Communist after an atom scientist took him to a party Ruwi Espionafa Tip Highlights thi various triaii and hearings defense finished reading extracts of FBI reports which were found in Miss Coplons purse March 4 she was ar rested in New York with Valentin Russian Miss a former justice See Page Column Army Explains Ban Placed On TVA Boss June 10 The army blamed a junior officer Friday for a transAtlantic snafu in which it had labeled TVA chairman Gordon Clapp unem ployable for an assignment in of the Army Gordon Gray telegraphed an apology to Clapp expressing deep personal regret that this incident has The gist of the armys explana tion was this military gov ernment officials in Germany sug gested that the Tennessee Valley authority official might be sent over to help create a sound Ger man civil A junior officer decided that Clapp was not the man for the assignment and sent a cable to Frankfurt calling him Agitates Pentagon When the story came out Fri agitation was appar ent at the Two explana ory statements were The first said that Clapp had never been requested to consider an assignment with the military had never been in vestigated by the and that the army has absolutely no de rogatory information about The second statement said the word unemployable was used in connection with Clapps name as Jie result of an unreviewed action of the junior who was not Explains Request The original the stater ment asked the department of the army obtain the services of any one of seven listed Ameri cans to conduct a series of public forums on personnel in creation of a sound German civil The officer in screen ng available information on the seven men decided that Clapps qualifications did not recommend him as the choice for As a result of this he used the word un employable in connection with Clapps name in a cable he sent o military government htadquar ers in See story page column ;