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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - June 17, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS p terroonnuin Network Station KALL Montaj Thromk Friday WEATHER Partly cloudy sad cooler Dctalb on S3 64 SALT LAKE FRIDAY JUNE 1949 PRICE FIVE Senate Votes Loyalty Oath For Firm Heads Truman Given Green Light For Revamps General Officers Form Receiving Line at Annual Conference In a receiving line at opening of MIA conference are the general left to right Elbert Y M MIA general superin tendent Bertha YWMIA general president Leaders of MIA Prepare For TopLevel Parleys By JACK REED With the warmups the 50th annual June conference of the Young Mens and Young Wom ens Mutual Improvement Church of Jesus Christ Latter day Friday swings into the three principal A twoday camping Improvement Era writers con ference and drama festival were held Wednesday and General departmental meetings and other events are scheduled Saturday and Finale will postcon ference cantata Monday evening Because this is the first MIA conference conducted by new YMMIA and YWMIA execu tives and general a one liour reception will be held Fri day at 8 the Salt Lake tabernacle Executives BY MILLION Knox Gold Said Short June 16 UP atomic scientist said Thurs day that if the federal government got around to weighing its gold in the vaults it prob ably would come up with a i But startled members of the joint congressional atomic energy committee were quickly reassured when Walter Zinn said the government could account for every last nickel in monetary The shrinkage would come through errors in the weighing director of the Argonne national atomic laboratory at Chi told his story to differen tiate between inventories of a ma terial by weight and by monetary Uranium inventories were most he because the gram weight changes every time the material is handled or It isnt a 25cent piece thats worth that amount regardless of how thin it Zinn and MIA board members will be in the receiving line to meet the thousands of stake and ward MIA teachers and dele gates in Salt Lake City to attend the First general session is sched uled Friday at in the Included on the pro gram will be an address by L D S Geprge Albert greet ings and welcome from Bertha general YWM IA and Elbert general YMMIA super i To Introduce Theme The 194950 MIA theme and group plans for the coming season will be The Wilshire L D S ward choir of Los Angeles will furnish the Stake YMMIA superintend ents and stake YWMIA presi dents will attend a luncheon at noon in Hotel Utah Lafayette ball The second general in the tabernacle at 2 will in clude an address by Ezra Taft member of the council of twelve apostles and an advisor to the The 194950 activity program will be explained and the years reading course will be Golden Cleaners Supper Annual reception and supper for Golden Gleaners young women of the church who have attained certain be held in University of Utah Union starting at The Golden Gleaner chorus will be Concluding the days events will be a dance festival in the Uni versity of Utah stadium at An estimated 3500 persons will demonstrating dancing instruction carried out in the Mutual program during the past Floor show aallroom dances and square danc ing will be Departmental meetings will be conducted Saturday in various meeting places in the Included will be several meet ngs and events for stake leaders Walter YMMIA first assistant Emily YWMIA first counselor Ralph YMMIA second as and LaRue YWMIA second Heres Schedule For Todays MIA Conclave Here is the schedule of Fri day events of the 50th annual June conference of the Young Mens and Young Womens Mu tual Improvement General and presi dents Lafay ette Hotel General tab Golden Gleaner reception and Union University of Dance Uni versity of Utah Lewis Orders Coal Miners Back to Work June 16 John Lewis Thursday ordered his 45QfDOO holidaying coal min ers back to for one week before the start of their regular vacation and expiration of their present directive ending the one stabilization walkout on of MIA the first time See Page Column b Hartleys Complete Odyssey With Welcome in Tridell By IVA CUTSHAW Tribune Special Uintah June 13 Hartleys arrived here Thursday tired from their 5400mile trip from England but filled with enthusiasm for the vastness of the west and the beauty of the At the end of their long the family which will settle in this tiny town to begin life as were treated to a baseball game and an oldfashioned potluck Clifford Hartley said the high mountains are the most striking impression she has gained of their new while Hartley said the vastness of America amazes The baseball between Vernal and Tridell girls was at where the Hartleys The Hartley boys said they had seen play but girls were playing in this Most delighted welcomers as Hartleys arrived at Vernal were two daughters of the family who married Utah men and live in Salt Lake Catherine Bishop led Joan Brief Blockade Berlin Crises Fears June 16 UP The Russians stopped movement of allied motor traffic from Berlin for four tense hours Thursday night in a move which American authorities feared might foretell a full resumption of the economic blockade of the But after an urgent report had been telephoned to of State Dean Acheson at the Big Four foreign ministers conference in the Russians announced it was all a Demand Special Passes A reinforced Soviet guard be an stopping westbound allied truck traffic at the checkpoint on the superhighway at about 5 demanding special Soviet American mill ary post announced he stoppage and expressed fear hat it might mean the Russians were going to impose full restric tions Railroad traffic The week schedule was sent to all field of fices of the United Mine William president of U M W district at said the telegrams read Take Advantage of Work All members should return to worK June 20 and take advantage of the fiveday employ ment before vacation Presidents John of Pennsylvanias district and Wil liam of Virginias dis trict reported they received similar When the 10day vacation the present contracts will have Unless new agreements have been the miners will stay out in their traditional policy of no no two major groups of soft coai operators prepared to meet here Friday preparatory to opening negotiations with Members of the steel who mine coal solely for their own gather to discuss com mon Commercial Operators Meet In a separate northern and western commercial soft coal the industrys biggest will assemble to lay plans or the negotiations with The meeting was called by 3eorge president of Pitts burgh Consolidation Coal who has been designated as ne for the western Pennsyl northern West Virginia and Ohio June 16 Congress Thursday granted Harry S Truman sweeping to reorganize the executive de partments and agencies of the fed eral government with their 000 the house and senate ap proved the compromise version of the reorganization bill which had been worked out by a joint com mittee of senators and representa tives after a months The measure is considered the almost indispensable key for put ting into effect the detailed recom mendations of the bipartisan com mission created by congress to study reorganization of the gov Former Herbert who headed that commis repeatedly urged enactment of the reorganization 60 Day Limit Set The compromise bill provides that any reorganization plan the president sent to congress would jo into effect 60 days unless 1 a majority of the whole mem oership of higher house disap proved the or 2 congress adjourned its session before the 50day period was Thus it would take the votes of 218 of the 435 house or 49 of the 96 block a reorganization Senate Democratic leader Scott Lucas told the sen ate that Truman advised him the measure as passed was ac Truman Plans Shelved Even before the house and sen ate had the president had told his news conference he was set to shoot some reorganization Henry Julian VVadleif h Began on job by giving away CHAMBERS TIE was paralyzed because of the strike of west Berlin railroad men against the Soviet rail James toprank ing American diplomat in Ger hastened to his office as soon as he was advised of the new stoppage and telephoned a report to Rushes to Checkpoint Allied authorities advised Boris Soviet chief of staff for on the situation and asked what it meant Impossible Kalinin exclaimed when he was told the trucks were being Kalinin motored at once to the checkpoint at the head of a col umn of American and British au wouldbe travelers and Kalinin talked briefly with the Russian officer in tele phoned his central headquarters and then announced blandly It was all a The Russian mistake was di rected solely against allied traffic jcrman trucks were permitted o pass as and all castbound including allied were cleared normally from the check oint near Helmstedt at the west j end of the 110mile plans up to capitol hill as congress gave him a go If he should send up a plan congress would have to stay in session through the dog days of August for it to be come the law makers have a lot of unfinished business and may find such a pro gram necessary to get action on other Lion Evades Bull In Colombian Battle to Death June 16 watched in wideeyed anticipation Thursday night as a lion and bull were turned loose in an arena for what billboards had proclaimed would be an earthshaking bat tle to the The alleged killer of 12 roared fiercely as he bounded into the His longhorned adversary tossed his pawed savagely at the ground and The spectators held their They gasped as the bull pounded closer to the waiting and gasped even louder when the lion evaded the mad charge and did Again and the bull Again and the lion stepped At obviously bored with the whole the lion re treated into his cage and ro fused to leave despite repeated attempts by Big Four Fails On Berlin Issues June 17 The Big Four foreign ministers failed at a midnight session Thurs day night to frame agreements on either Berlin or official spokesmen They recessed early Friday morning until Sun The spokesmen said the Big Four were still tied up on the two Questions to which their confer ence here has One is a limited agreement to get things going again in The other is an independence treaty for There remain points of dis agreement on one spokes Two Secret Talks The Big Four had convened an hour before midnight after two secret meetings on Austria during the The conference had been ex pected to end Friday The decision to reconvene Sun day apparently meant there is still hope for some measure of agree The twoday recess will allow the British and French min isters to leave the city for a Bene lux meeting in It is intended to be followed by another meeting Monday and the results of the Monday meeting will be made public at an official press Agreement Hinted This appeared to set a fairly definite date for ending the con ference and was believed to indi cate at least a minimum possible agreement was in This would include an arrange ment to permit trade to begin again between the two zones of Germany and to guarantee the western powers free access by land to with no resumption of the The ministers were reported still in dispute about some of the terms of this liveandlet live agreement and also on some of the terms proposed for an Austrian under discussion off and on for two British and French sources indi cated there might still be some chance of agreement on an Aus trian treaty by the Untied France and ExState Aid Admits He Stole Secrets NEW June 16 Henry Julian former state department testi fied Thursday that he had given State department documents to Whittaker Chambers for trans mission to a Russian spy Wadleighs surprise testimony advanced the federal governments perjury prosecution ofAlger Hiss to a high point of climax on the 13th day of the Unknown to the Wadleigh had be come a willing witness for the government after refusing to an swer questions before the house committee on unAmerican activ ities in Washington last Decem In that appearance he testi fied merely that he was not a Communist and had never been To all other on the HissChambers case he said then he would not reply because the answers tend to incrim inate Tied to Thomas assistant tied in Wadleighs testimony Thursday with that given by Chambers on June Chambers then said that Hiss alone had given him 47 State de partment documents which are exhibits at the He named Wadleigh as a second source of documents in the State depart and three others in other departments as document Chambers testified that none of the documents in this trial had been given to him by The former economist corrobor ated this statement by testifying that while he had given Chambers some he did not recall giving those in evidence at the Identify Typewriter He also testified that he had never made typewritten copies of and had never made handwritten The gov ernment contends that 64 type written sheets evidence as oopies of documents were made on a Woodstock typewriter owned by It also maintains that the four handwritten mem orandums in evidence were sum maries of documents written by See Page Column 1 Tacks Pledge Amendment To Trumans Labor Bill June 16 Truman labor bill took on more of the look of the TaftHartley law Thursday ac the senate voted to require nonCommunist oaths of union and pany The amendment was added to the bill by a voice vote and then the senate turned to the redhot issue of how to handle strikes which threaten the national v The first big test of the labor law debate will come on that mat It touched off an explosive Study 81s Plans There are now six plans before the senators for dealing with na tional emergency includ ing a modified version of the Taft Hartley provision for court in junctions against A plan sponsored by Irving Ives was made the pending which means it probably will be voted on first Under congress would deal separately with each critical strike a prolonged work stoppage in the coal The amendment the senate tion provision just before he offered Ives struck out a sec tion which would have let the gov ernment seize struck plants under certain Use TH Features Senate approval of the non Communist oath provision brought to four the number of TaftHart ley features which have been written into the administration Three other provisions related to the present law were adopted The administration bill would repeal Taft Hartley and replace it with aslightly altered version of the old Wagner That is the bill Harry S Truman wants but it is clear now that the senate la not going to meet his The house didnt either in its first go at labor legis The amendment the senatt idopted Thursday would require both union and company leaders io swear that they are not Com Fascists or members of Un ess they the union or com mny could not take cases before he National Labor Relations The TaftHartley act requires only union officers to file affi those affidavits deal only with Exempts The amendment to the adminis ration bill would require no sworn statement from any union or com mny which convinced the N L R B t already was doing an effective ob of barring subversive persons rom The TaftHart ey law makes no such Paul Douglas ine of the sponsors of the amend said the exemption would et unions like John Lewis Jnited Mine Workers and Philip Murrays CIO steelworkers use TLRB facilities despite the fact and Murray have refused to ile Those two labor Doug as are opposed to commu He added that their unions ar Communists from holding of The amendment adopted was ponsored by four Democratic enators and four nd it had the blessing of the sen te Democratic The bipartisan group backing hursdays amendment and the iree approved Wednesday seeks upport for a compromise version the administration The jroup also is trying to line up otes to defeat a Republicanwrit ten substitute Coplon Details Red Affair As6Kisslessv June 16 UP rDarkeyed Judith testi fied Thursday she carried on a kissless love affair with Valen tin a married Rus sian but stoutly denied she ever stole secret docu ments for The onetime Justice depart ment an honor graduate of Barnard is on trial ac cused of pilfering confidential data from government and turning it over to Gubitchev for transmission to She the suspended United en gineer were seized in New York March Looks Like Coed Looking more like a coed than an accused Coplon re cited her story of a romance with Gubitchev as her recently widowed f mother wept softly in her wat She prefaced her detailed ac count of the kissless love iff air with a clearvoiced denial that ever committed espionage or any other crime ajralhet the United Led Her Through Story Archibald her rotund New York wriied her if she ever engajtefl in any iub versive she replied Palmer then lead her through the story of her relations with Gubitchev up to the time the F BI nabbed them ail they trolled arm See Column I CITES SECURITY Lilienthal Asks FBI Probe Of Article on Atomic Data June ie David Lilienthal said Thursday an article in this months Nations Business may violate security and that he will ask the FBI to check on The article is Is the ABomb Secure by William Bradford It is in the June chairman of the atomic energy told the atomic committee that the article is reckless and and that it contains certain state ment regarding highly classi fied pieces of He sadi these pertained to the present Abomb and an inference to the number of weapons in the he there is a curious and distorted ment of what should now be in the Melvin Price called for a complete investigation pf what he called leaks affecting national He also said that he thinks theres a drive on to discredit the A E C in the eyes of the Lilienthal said the commission has had the article under to see if it violates security regula and then a few minutes later added We are consulting at the earliest possible date with Edgar director of the F B about possible security Nations Business is published by the Chamber ot Commerce of the United Its Lawrence refused to comment on Lilienthals complaints because he had not had a chance to study Truman Lays Spy Scares To Hysteria June 16 UP Harry S Truman Mid Thursday that the national furore over Communist spies and espio nage is typical postwar hysteria which will die out as it always has He told hi news conference there has been a similar hysteria after every crisis in the nations history but the country didnt go to then and wont this He added bluntly that he was sure no one in the executive branch of the government is guilty of such hysteria if any turn they will be GMan Truman personally spiked reports that FBI Director Edgar Hoover had quit and made clear he expects the governments 1 spychaser to stay on the The resignation rumors were coupled with an alleged dispute between Hoover and Tom Clark over use of secret FBI files at the Coplon The when asked if Hoover has his replied only that Hoover has done a good In response to other the president said He had no comment on sug gestion that unsubstantiated charges and allegations not be allowed to get into court It would be helpful to have leg islation on the subject of secret government papers being used as evidence in a Probe FBI The president laughed sug gestion that he appoint a commie sion to make a closed study of the FBI by asking a reporter whether he ever heard of a really closed investiga tion in Truman said that he not think the nation is undergoing an unemployment But he did not deny he is planning to deal with the mounting number of The on the economic situation were riven in response to at Ml weekly news He Mid any plans he will be dlMkwed in midyear economic report to due next ;