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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intermoimtain Network Station KALI Mondar Through Fridir WEATHER Showers Sunday little change iti temperature Details on Page 11B VOL 15S NO 161 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SUNDAY MORNING MARCH 21 1949 PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Murder Suspect Enters Milton Babich Ifl sernnd from left at hearing Saturday was charged with murder in death of Patricia Birmingham 16 Left is Detective Court Room for Hearing Capt Adolph Kraemer Right from Babich unidentified man youths mother Mrs Kahian Babich his wife Kathleen sister of slain girl Bridegroom Admits Killing o o Pretty Sister of Bride MILWAUKEE March 26 Distric t Attorney William Mc Cauley said a 19yearold bride groom admitted Saturday he mur dered 16yearold Patricia Bir mingham while planning to elope with her older sister The district attorney said Miltem Babich dictated his statement a short time after his habeas corpus hearing on another charge was recessed for issuance of a first degree murder warrant McCauleys announcement came as a climax to a chain of events started by a fantastic coincidence Dragged From River Pretty P a ts trussed and weighted body was dragged from the Milwaukee river last Sunday by firemen hunting for a suicide The girl who disappeared Feb 10 had been shot twice through the head The district attorney said Babich told him he killed Pat be cause the younger girl knew that Kathleen her 17yearold sister and Babichs finance was preg nant and threatened to tell her parents The break came after Babich faced 45hours of frequent quiz Miners to End Pit Walkout PITTSBURGH March 26 The coal miners are scheduled to march back to mine pits east of the Mississippi Monday ending a two week memorial and protest stop rage the walkout cost the diggers an estimated in The soft coal miners will toil only four days before they quit vork to observe John Mitchell Fri day Mitchell day is observed in October in the anthracite fields zing by police He had been held in custody on a charge of con tributing to the delinquency of Kathleen in urging her to elope with him two days before Pats body was found Eloped with Babich Babich and Kathleen who had left a note saying she was elop ing with Milton were traced to Kalamazoo Mich and finally located at Minneapolis They re turned to Milwaukee voluntarily accompanied by detectives They were married at Kalamazoo Det Capt Adolph Kraemer of the Milwaukee police department said Babich admitted he had a date to meet Patricia on the after noon of her disappearance but had not kept it Early Saturday Kraemer announced Babich had changed his story and said he saw Patricia on 10 but did not speak to her Tell the Family The prosecutor quoted Babich as saying Kathleen did not know that i he killed Patricia The youth add ied he didnt want Kathleens repu tation smeared because she was pregnant I think thats why Patricia was shot McCauiey said he told Babich Babich answered Thats right I was afraid shed tell the family j the district attorney added The murder warrant hinted at i by Deputy District Attorney John S Barry in this mornings pro ceedings came after Patricias i mother declared in court she ap proved the marriage of Milton and j Kathleen Wants Boy fieleased Edward T Bcrkanovic Babichs i attorney shouted There is the mother of the murdered girl She i wants the boy released Stand up j and be counted a contract holiday Mitchell is ham got to her ft credited by the miners with help ing to establish the eighthour day i John L Lewis shaggybrowed i Yes said Mrs Birmingham U M W leader called for the twoj quietly then sat down and em ueek stoppage as a protest against braced Kathleen ippointment of Dr James Boyd as j The hearing then was received director of the U S Bureau of j to permit service of the writ of Mines and as a memorial to j habeas corpus on the district at miners killed in mine accidents I torney GUESTS OF KREMLIN Sugar omdah l Twisters Kill Predict 25c 26 in Slash Across South Boost per cwt DENVER March 26 jump of 25c a cwt in the pzice of sugar was seen here Satur day Officials of Great Western and American Crystal Sugar companies would make no com ment about the 25c price in crease announced by two lead ing eastern refineries However it was pointed out that surh an increase would erase the lOc drop of last week Speakers Flay RussU S AtNYMeel NEW YORK March 26 UP Fervent speeches shouting PICK ets curious crowds and blase po lice marked the Saturday scene in Manhattan Saturday as two rivai world peace forums pounded their rival themes Outside the WaldorfAstoria ho tel on Park avenue demonstrators numbering up to 800 marched in protest but actually the cultu and scientific conference for j world peace going on inside was far less proRussian than advance i notices had indicated The Soviet Union while warmly defended by its own delegates came in for a verbal beating about equal to that accorded the United States Conference Chairman Dr Harlow Shapley and Henry A Wallace were among those point ing the finger of fault at both naj i lions Freedom House The rival Americans for Intel lectual Freedom held their rally at Freedom House just off Fifth avenue and across from the public library and featured a speech by Mrs Oksana Kasenkina the Rus sian school teacher who leaped from the Russian consulate last summer A crowd of some 500 persons met inside the building and 1500 15Month Extension Gets Earlier Joint Approval WASHINGTON March 26 conferees on rent legislation deadlocked Saturday night over what to do about I rent increases The conference committee trying to iron out differences be tween the house and senate bills broke up after more than seven i hours of trying to reach an agree 1 incut I The present rent law expires i next Thursday March ol Son John F Sparkman D AlaI told a news conference the COST BILLION house conferees rejected a com promise proposal advanced by the j group He said the two sides were only one word apart but could not get over that obstacle Sleet Again Monday Europe Arms Plan Drafted Barker Fairley Questioned on legality of entry into 13 S WASHINGTON March 26 UP State and Defense depart Sparkman said the joint comj lnents have prepared a miltce will meet again Monday j QQQ arms program for western Europe and other free nations as the down payment on a long range morning We are deadlocked now all Uintah Plane With Two Aboard Lost Tribune SppcinJ ROOSEVELT March 26 A plane missing since noon on a I 0 j curious spectators heard the j scheduled halfhour pleasure flight the senator said but I am optimistic about an agreement Monday The house members of the con ference committee plan to meet before the joint session and Rep Brent Spcnce D Ky told re porters he expects the house dele gates can reach an agreement among themselves then The bill passed by the senate provides for some rent increases up to Wrc in two Df sttps Sparkman said the senate LITTLE ROCK Ark March 26 series of windstorms that have been buffeting the south and to drop that provi and take in lieu of it with speeches by loudspeaker outside and jts pilot and passenger were modifications a house povision There were pickets there too but adding to the ideological confu sion there were adherents of the being sought late Saturday 1 providing for a reasonable re turn on the reasonable value of military program to resist Commu nist aggression Administration officials revealed Saturday that the arms program drafted for congressional action in midApril contains approxi mately for western European nations signing the North Atlantic treaty The remainder of the funds would be earmarked for use in Greece Turkey Iran Latin Amer ica the Philippines and possibly other nonCommunist areas The global arms project already is under consideration by the budget bureau officials said They expect it to go to Pres Harry S Truman within a week or 10 days strafed Texas and Oklahoma Sat urclay and woundup with a ma i chinegun like assault on Arkan sas Saturday afternoon Casualties and property losses The two Colorado companies were mounting as the picture un rlioafoH friair nrrmlrl nanro cnmo i TT j i indicated they would have some definite price to announce by early next week The two eastern companies to boost the price were the Ameri can Sugar refining firm in New York and the National Sugar Refining Co Shortcut Cited In Making Wonder Drug DETROIT March 27 the help of a drug once used to cure warts chemists have found a way to make synthetically the j juriedaTcrowder newest of the wonder i Mississippi and chloromvcetin i dead and 34 hurt most of them in The discovery was announced by i Mississippi folded in Arkansas The known dead in five Arkansas Oklahoma Texas Mis i sissippi and at 120 injured Twenty were killed Saturday Unconfirmed re ports placed the Arkansas dead at a higher figure I Mississippi Louisiana and Texas had been belted earlier It was not clear how many com munities in Arkansas were hit but j it was around a dozen all small j places Saturdays storms didnt concen trate on a populated area as was the case early in January when i Warren Ark was battered with a loss of 57 lives The casualties by states dead 50 or more injured dead 26 injured dead and 20 in the StalinLenin brand of Com munism Parley Critics At the Waldorf the peace parley went into panel sessions at which there was sharp criti cism of American education eco nomics newspapers movies and religion Soviet delegates joined in talking about specific issues for the first time Roosevelt took off at noon from i Roosevelt airport in a twoplace Brcoupe for a 30minute pleasure jaunt supposed to be within a 12 e TTT H vT mile radius of the field His pas Sen Ralph Flande s RVt The program was developed by a committee headed by Asst Secy of State Ernest Gross and Maj Gen Lyman L Lemnitzer deputy When compromise efforts failed commandant of the national war landlorda property Stalks From Room senger was Mrs Jerry Mills about stalked angrily out of the room 22 He told reporters he does not be lieve in just one side being stub born of i Sen Burnct R Maybank D Likely Areas Checked Howard Dennis operator Roosevelt Flying service owner of i S C said lie opposed a proposal the plane said all airports and that the conferees try again ior ranches in the region where the j an agreement at a Sunday ses But the critics of the parley got may have flown were checke j cue uie LILIL f J piane may have flown were See Page 5 Column 5 Wallace Seeks ill S Russ Union in China NEW YORK March 26 Henry A Wallace proposed Sat urday night that the United States and Russia use China as a test tube for a program of abun dance for all peoples Parke Davis and Co which also LITTLE ROCK Ark March 26 claimed that this is the first time spring may have been one hedgehopping across Arkansas any such mold drug including penicillin has been produced Saturday afternoon dealing death injury and destruction may checked for a report of it The conferees had agreed earlier Saturday that rent controls should college program A plane similar to the missing be extended 15 months The stand one was reported over Tridell I ard for granting increases to land about 35 miles northeast of here I lords stood out at the main stumb about 1 pm flying at about 3500ljjngblock feet in a northeasterly direction TJIC fojji they were working on Airport officials here were seeking las a home rule feature to discover whether it was the states cities towns and villages missing craft or another of the could abolish rent curbs in their same type that was on a local flight from Roosevelt airport at the same time jurisdiction if the state governor approved With the present rent law due Mr Dunn said that the weather j lo cxpire next Thursday the lo montns Taf t Suggests Billion Limit to ERP WASHINGTON March 26 Robert A Taft R O suggested Saturday that congress limit European recovery funds to 54280000000 and let Pres Harry S Truman decide whether to use that amount during 12 or during was fairly calm and only slightly cloudy from noon until 2 pm when strong winds came up He said the craft had fuel for hours of flying house had voted to extend con trols for 15 months through June 30 1950 Diverting Approaches Addressing the Cultural and j QUt result jlr Dennis said Scientific Conference for World Two planes searched the area i conCererlce committee which as far as possible until dark with was nameci to adjust differences M thetically on a practical scale To Meet All Needs As a result the company said the oncerare chloromycetin will now be produced in sufficient quantities to meet all the needs of EnglandScott j ance the medical profession I vicinity 30 miles east of Little Rock One woman was killed and Peace at the WaldorfAstoria ho tel the former vice president said the problem in China and else1 private pilots license and has where is to create abundance for about 60 hours of flying time He Holds Private License accepted that term rather than the senate provision which called i for a 12months extension with Mr Olpin son of Mr and Mrs tenanls protcctad norn rent in Joseph E Olpin Heber holds a i creases an additional three months if fhev wished So many communities have been an people reported it that the picture is Neilhcr communism nor capi confusing At the moment the casualty toll stands at 17 dead and lalism can Ulis Problem he 50 or more injured said until both by agreement Five were reported dead and at get rid of the spirit of intoler Taft told reporters this proposal has been discussed among senators along with suggestions for a flat cut in the pending bill to put a 55580000000 ceiling on Mar shall plan aid to western Europe in the next lo months The senate resumes debate on the measure Monday For Later Use The foreign relations committee has approved a out Chained Women Prisoners Slog Past Fliers Quarters Ttili ihnpdr Hflil M nt the KrrmHn Ihf Morj nf Col Kmmrm and four fellow filers forced drmn In Riisia after n Uorhl Uar II raid on Tnkvo The lori dally In Hie Salt Jnke Telr Lrnm and in ThiSail Ill Triliimis todays Instnllmenl IhB ll havr just hwn transferred to new Internment quarters In Okhunn RusMa By fT COL ROBERT G KMMKNS The gate was opened from the inside by a middleaged woman who peered into each of the cars s It entered the grounds The fence enclosed an area of about 130 icet square containing three build ings One located at the end of Hie plot of ground was obviously nnr living quarters About 10 steps d up from the ground to an open porch which rontinurrl around ihree sides of the buiHinp One inor rin fnrh Pirlp of tho house fiom the porch into fairly laipe rooms were not interconnected from within Their only access was from the porch Herndon and I opened our bags and hung our few clothes on the clothes rack Then we sat down on the beds They were iron cots with kapok mattresses sheets of very coarse white ma terial and blankets Not bad Well here we are I started Yeah where answered Hern don and we both laughed We had traveled west for a long time We figured we couldnt be be far from the GermanRus sian front The Germans were roll ing deeper into Soviet territory every day and the Red army seemed to be doing little else but retreating to better positions As I was sitting facing the door way and windows a movement in I IIP rornfr of the window caught my eye fnr a scrnnd I whiFperfd to Hcrn Seo Page 11 Column 1 Dr Leonard A Sweet director of the companys research depart ment said the army has already used the synthesized drug and found it every bit as potent as the drug produced by slow natural methods 1 Chloromycetin has been used to fight typhoid fever scrub typhus Rocky mountain spotted fever bacillary urinary infections and undulant fever It is one of the antibiotic family which also in cludes penicillin and streptomycin Worked Out by Teams i Dr Sweet reported that two of research chemists workedout the means of produc inp the drug synthetically In the process of their work they found that the drug was a j derivitive of a chemical called dichloroacetic acid which in the i past had been used to remove i warts The company said the job of coordinating this and other dis coveries was done by Dr Harry M Crooks Jr 10 persons injured at Whelen Church Strongest was studying for a commercial license here He is manager of Olpin mortuary here j Mr Olpin has a wife Mrs Edith i Hehner Olpin formerly of Chijat issue in 111 imitno lerence here He 1948 On the matter of allowing inj for the year beginning July 1 creases the two houses took It has recommended that sharply diverting approaches and remained the principal point the Saturday con Before the logjam at Saturdays i session the committee also agreed Mrs Mills is the wife of Bryan to give the federal housing expe Catholicism has not solved this j Mills operator of a floral shop liter to free socalled mjurea a wieen ao See Page 3 Columns problem in Italy Spain or Latin here She is a daughter of Mr xmy apartments from rent con ON THE INSIDE SECTION A National 2 3 1 5 6 11 Foreign 12 I the church is I strongest and where the rank and and Mrs Ethan Nielsen Vernal j trols Civil Aeronautics administra Bill Passes Senate file of the people have continually tion officials in Salt Lake City onofn suffered from lack of education i said flying conditions will be fav1 The bill passed by the senate and poverty he said lorablc until noon Sunday in theprovided for decontrolling such Wallaceaddressed a conference Roosevelt area but unfavorable j units renting for 0290 or more a panel amid demands by other con fcrence speakers that a Truman 01 VIA WUI U HH j after noon It is expected that month in the case of dwellings oc eral Salt Lake planes and possibly cupicd by a single family 150000000 be made available for April May and June plus 5150 000000 in contracting authority for later use The Ohio senators suggestion would duplicate the action con gress took last year when it voted in actual appropria tions for 15 months but permitted the president to telescope the allo cations into 12 months The Presi dent did so 10 Cut Amendment Taft said an amendment may be offered for a 10 cut in the over lall 55580000000 figure in line Editorial 8 SECTION B Lnral Hollywood Deaths SECTION S Sports J3 Trapshoot Basketball 1 Spring Sports 2 Baseball Boxing1 Fish and Game 5 Business News 67 Intermountain 8 9 10 lisher of the New York Post Home j 19 12 News first voiced a demand for a j 10 i conference at thr highest level 11 with both Harry Truman1 and Premier Josef Stalin in at tendance li At about flip same time 0 John Rfijrse urged the American people to tell Pres Truman it istime he is ready to talk peace ExU S Aid WASHINGTON March 26 The army announced Saturday it is testing in Malaya a manmade counterpart of the wonder drug chloromycetin The natural drug already has been hailed as effective against a class of germa resistant even to penicillin and streptomycin The army paid a service research team working in Malaya will seek to determine whether the man made chloromycetin is as effective as the natural product SECTION C Stalin talkbe held toend the cold some nationalguard planes from The conferees struck out the j with cconomy talks between house war jgalt Lake City will join theS290 figure and voted to let the and senate Republicans T O Thackrey editor and pub search expediter decide what it should be j Onioan said there have been j suggestions that a 10 cut be written into every appropriation bill either as a flat reduction or as an instruction to the president to scale spending down by that much leaving him a free hand in deciding where funds should lopped off Taft said he fears that unless some cut is made in the European recovery budget there wont be much overall savings I dont see why we should asked to appropriate more this year than we did in the last con Rogge is a former assistant U S attorney general and an official ofthe Progressive party for Classified Advertising19 which Wallace was the presidcn Intermountain 10 I tial candidate last fall Wallace said that Pres Trumnn SECTION Society116 Ogden 6 16 Provo0 Logan 11 Clubs12 13 Russian Troops Kill I Seize 2 Soldiers Iranians Claim TEHRAN Iran March 26 high military source said Saturday a detachment of 50 Soviet troops has killed one Iranian soldier and wounded and captured two others m a disputed frontier region The incident the informant said in an interview occurred in an area claimed by Iran in the Gurgan district south of the Atrek river j has suggested technical aid to j The date was not stated in this dispatch which passed the senate Republican policy com SECTION M Features 18 Drama 5 Music Art 1 5 SECTION H Farm Hmnp Garden 1J2 Farm Letter the backward areas of the world This he said requires scientific procedures to raise working arid living standards through the world Let IIP try it out in China Wallace said j Let the United Nation bring about the cooperation of Ameri can and Russian sclent isjs and s and the scientists and en1 s of all other nations In thr prorlnrtion and living j i standards of the Chinese people through Iranian censorship The Iranian commander protested to the Soviet consul in the city of Gurgan and demanded return of the prisoners Negotiations for release of the two and payment of indemnity were reported under way Press sources reported the Soviet commander in the area issued an ultimatum to Iranians to withdraw from frontier posts in the area and massed Soviet regiments in a show of force but the Iranian command moved tip an equal force and there was no action at thai time The Gnrpan district is in northeast Iran east of the south end of the Caspian sea adjoining the Soviet Turkman republic gross Taft said The Ohio senator who heads mittee said he doesnt believe all of the money made available last year will be spent before this July 1 Bantlil Kills Policeman NEW YORK Sunday March 27 patrolman was killed and two were injured Saturday riptit in a running gun battle with a man on the streets and in the subways of Astoria Long Island ;