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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS am am pm Intertnountaln Network Station KALL Monday Throufh Fridjr tibnnt WEATHER Partly rloiidy and warmer Details on Page BIO VOL 159 NO 38 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SUNDAY MORNING MAY 22 3949 PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Forrestai Leaps To His Death Former Defense Chief Plunges United Front Begin First Round From Window in Hospital Soviet Sector Police Open Fire On Berlin Strikers Hurt Five i Of Conferences On Paris Arrival WAPHIXGTOX May 22 Fomstnl killed him Sunday morning PAPIS May 21 big Tlir 57yearold former secretary of defense had been under four foreign ministers arrived treatment at the Bethesda Md naval hospital since April 2 for here began a j nervous exhaustion In a two sentence statement issued shortly after 3 am authorities iriid he had i FST rlimbpd out of a window near his I bedroom The statement read over the phono by Lt Cindr William C Jtulry said simply Mr Forrestai look his own at th U S naval hospital Bethesda at 2 am FSTi this date by climbing out ilif window adjacent to his room Ppcenlly Mr Forrestai had shown j Improvement Fnrrestal resigned one of the nations top offices thfit of sec rotary of defense last March 10Story Plunge Forrcsta had a room in the I tmvpr at tlie hospital some 10 or 12 stories above the ground I Karly this month Forrestai was reported showing steady improve ment He had rained weight seen visitors and was spending consid erable time reading Shortly before that Secy of Defense Johnson who succeeded Forrestai the end of March an nounced he was recovering rapidly find would be a completely re stored man Fnrrestals exhaustion was di rectly attributed at the time by hospital authorities to excessive during the war and postwar years Appointed in 1944 He became secretary of the navy in 1944 when Frank Knox died and was the nations first secretary of defense He was sworn into that post September IP 17 He was tinder secretary of the navy previously and before that an administrative assistant to Franklin D Roosevelt James V Forretital Takes own life in leap from hospital siTwisters Take 29 Lives In Midwest Former Secretary Quit Defense Post March 3 lames V Forrestai the nations first secretary of defense resigned lieasi 29 persons and injuring more fi om the post March 3 and was j succeeded by Louis A Johnson By ASSOCIATED PRESS Tornadoes hammered the mid west Saturday night killing at i lhan 2T5 others round of separate huddles prelimi nary to their crucial talks on Ger many The three western foreign inini S Secy of State Dean G Acheson British Foreign Secy Ernest Bevin and French Foreign i Minister Robert for nearly three Hours 10 discuss plans for a united western front They scheduled another meet ing at 11 am Sunday to map j joint policy for the fourpower conference which starts Monday Pays Schuman Visit Russian Foreign Minister An j drei Y last of the I big four to by plane 1 from Moscow late Saturday and at once asked to see Schuman his official host i Acheson Bevin snd Schuman i met from 4 pm to pm They issued a curt no comment an ncuncement after the meeting but I it was reported that they had be gun consideration of the policy recommendations prepared at meetings of their advisors earlier this week 1 They also were reported to have i touched briefly on the difficulties which have arisen since the lift ing of the Berlin blockade i Startles Protocol j Vishinskys call on Schuman I was ostensibly the courtesy visit which any visiting leader pays on arrival However he startled the protocol division of the foreign office by requesting at the air field that he be taken to see Schu man at once I The Russian diplomatic chief j landed at Orly airfield at pm but he did not see Schuman until pm His talk with the French foreign minister lasted only about five minutes Vishinsky was the second of the big four to land at Orly Saturday Farewell From Chief Executive Pres Euricn Caspar Dutra right of Brazil and Pres Harry S Truman wave to crowd at Union station just before the Brazilian left by train for New York City Pres Truman drove to the station to isxtcnd ft personal famvell Aids of leaders In background are not identified coming in about 10 hours after Acheson Bevin reached here by j boat and train Friday night Agree on Program N Y chiefs Greet Acid Gridiron Club Roast fC r f ff i MtiTfff Singes But Doesnt Burn Angry Mobs Jeer Reds Walkout Idles 15000 BERLIN Germany Sunday May 22 sector Berlin policetired on striking German rail workers early Sun day injuring at least five persons as mob violence flared higher in the bloody dayold walkout Over 500 ctUcrs already had hern hurt many seriously in thestrike which idled 15000 west Berlin rai workers and virtually paralyzed train traffic in western Berlin Strikers werc fired upon In two separate incidents involving east and west zone German police strikers and C m m u n i s tled strikebreakers at disputed ele vated railway stations in the American sector Over 200 shots were fired and nt least five persons were injured when strikers thwarted an at tempt by Communists and heavily armed Soviet zone police to cap ture Neukoelln station Wielding Guns An unknown number were hurt in an unsuccessful midnight tempt by west German strikers to j wrest the key Wannsee station j from barricaded strikebreakers j and Soviet police Both sides were wielding guns pickaxes iron bars clubs and wire whips but only the Commu nist strikebreakers were reported to have actually opened fire At Neukoelln the strikebreakers stormed the station held by 200 strikers captured it after a bloody battle and then lost it to a coun terattack after they ran out of ammunition Brazils Dutra After Washington NEW YORK May 21 Brazilian Pros Eurico Caspar iday night that the western mini Dutra was welcomed to New York Saturday night for a four day visit after conpludinjr a new SBrazillari agreement in Washington with Pros Harry S French quarters reported Satur1 Truman Tho Brazilian chief executive Washing at Pennsyl York City Strikers Ignite Incident The Wannsee incident was touched off when 150 strikers I stormed the wooden station in which the Soviet zone police and strikebreakers had barricaded themselves Warnings were shoutI and at least 30 shots were fired i into the air by the Communists Brig Grn Frank L Howley Will keep hjinds of Berlin row the TaftHarUey act repealed at about the same time The Gridiron club president also j had a few caustic words tar conlrectiy on thfe to stop gress them Witnesses said the battle navy under the late Pres Franklin j r Roosevelt Ke had been tary of defense 38 months when he The dad included resigned Ihe last remaining memj hum ber of the Roosevelt cabinet lnd foul near Palestine III ifoiir near Wood River 111 one York Native i Haute Ind four near Palestine Duchess of Talleyrands Phelmfrble Paiace pink 12 at ot British and American said however that the port was incorrect and that in fact the western powers wanted to A native of Beacon N Y he iULfor near Wood Rrver IlLone The French quarters said that a born Feh 15 1892 the vonnat Clarksville Mo and 14 at Cape JJ lm yuiin r ihnnt tin nprsnns1 1J1C quarters sam t cpit of thrpp Knns nf Tampi V itjiraraeau ivio Aooiit luu peisona a Fiesta and Mavy Toohcv ere injured at Shelburn more had been graduating from high school in Inear Wood River and three near nrr 1 i l L Il 1UK1 It ti I1U 3908 he took a job with a newsPalestine paper and in the political cam paign of 1910 handled publicity for i 1 he Duchess X V county Demoj Killed in Restaurant Killed in After the welcome the presi dential party was escorted to the WaldorfAstoria hotel Earlier the White House an nounced in Washington that Truman and Dutra had agreed on a fivepoint program involv ingU S economic financial and technical help to Brazil pro Details are to be worked out j later political to Germ nv elected to the state senate from a Republican baliwick From then on his rise was meteoric He studied at Dartmouth college snd Princeton University editing highway reslaurant destroyed by the George Mills an Illinois Central 3 Preparation of a peace treaty railroad conductor for Germany Mrs Edna Reynolds wife of a 4Completion of a peace treaty Berli Currency Talk j SciZlirC including retired mail carrier the Daily Prineetonian He was voted the most likely to succeeded deputy state fire marshal of his class i Mls Edith Cox cook at the restaurant Heads Bond Utilise i 52 Stretcher Cases Mr Forrestai was working as a bond salesman for Dillon Read Early in the evening 52 per when the United States enteredsons from Shelburn were brought World War I He enlisted in to nearby Sullivan hospitals navy as a seiman second class nurse said casualties were fill transferred to aviation and re ing the halls and basement reived flight training with the The twisters struck Illinois from Roval Flving Corps in Canada I both sides One hit near Palestine 1 JI T for Austria Raymond Martin 52 an Illinois i The three western foreign mini sters were reportedly keeping their fingers crossed waiting to In Labor Bill During most of 391S he served j just across the IllinoisIndiana in ihe ofice of naval operations line and another skipped across in Washington meanwhile the Mississippi pletinp training Whenwest and struck in the vicinity the Armistice cnme he held thejof Alton Wood River and Hart rank of lieutenant junior grade ford and later beramc a full lieutenant in the naval reserve Returning to the employ of Oil Inn Renti and Co he became a full partner in 3923 and president in j 39S7 He married Mrs Josephine Ogden in 1926 and they had two children Michael and Peter WASHINGTON May 21 MP see what new proposals Vishinsky Sen Paul H Douglas D Dl might pull out of the Soviet bag said Saturday he favors giving the president restricted power to seize of tricks WASHINGTON May 21 UP Harry S Truman and a lot of assorted Democrats and Republicans are wearing long red ears blame it on the Washington j Demonratjc glst congreM press corps i has proved its superiority over looked like a revolution The newsmen got their chancethe Republican SOth It does less The strikers retreated to posi i iions behind fences and posts in curtain the darkened arras around the that station Strike leaders said they clubs spring dinnershow devoted he Gridiron satire may be scorchwere bringing up reinforcements ing hot but never burns for another attack after 60 acldi Pres Truman responded in the tional Soviet zone police armed Chinese Repel Sneak Red i River Attack to lampooning the foibles and fol lies of officialdom In a rapidfirsiseries of musical skits and sketches inspired by of ficial mishaps of the past few months theyhanded a mirthful ribbing to Pres Truman and 500 SHANGHAI May 21 UP Pointblank artillery and machine gun fire from government bat teries shattered aCommunist at tempt to storm across the Whang poo river into Shanghai early Sat timehonored presidential speechwith carbines arrived on a and Sen Eugene Millikin of Colosianmanned train from Potsdam Artillery duels across cans both speaking off the recto reinforce the Communists and iniuddy river ord in keeping with Gridiron tradieast zone police tion No Casualties Reported and fires blazed for many miles At one point the Communists were raining artillery and rifle fire into here In Dark Richard L Wilson newly inau gurated president of the Gridiron club opened the political legpull ing with the traditional Speech in the Dark delivered from the i blackedout stage Wilson Washington bureau j chief of the Cowles publications IVf aicVl I welcomed the guests with a reU Let 11 iTAfll SJlcUJ minder that both Pres Truman and the Gridiron club are 65 years old and soon will be eligible for re tirement benefits cided to call off the attack but j See Page 10 Column 1 that the rank and file strikers had Check Suspect Holds Frees Tried Crossing i carried it out on their own There The Communist crossing it was no report of casualties tempt came in the early hours of Savage fighting had been going morning with the raiders trying to I on all day in Berlins rail termU cross the river in 20 boats under i nals elevated railroad stations i cover of darkness from the Poo jand in the streets tung area At least 500 were reported hurt They were spotted by Nationai ione Soviet general was nearly jists and met with a withering fire mobbed seven Russian officers j which blew their assault boats out were stoned and others were of the water Many Communists cursed and spat upon were drowned in the attempt a j bate in the day the strikers i government communique said marched up the tracks and seized The Nationalists did not mcn Schoenberg elevated station in tion location of the crossing at convinced the west will pursue a j facilities in key patient but firm policy refusetional emergency situations MONTICELLO San Juan Coun i ty The poli am i feeble resistance strikethreatened I I Sen Harry Flood Byrd who industries m na in tne ftudience And he recalled I last throw away the gains of the i The Illinois senator thus became j paign promises a few of Mr Trumans 1948 cam ireleased unhJirmcd Cortez Occupy All Stations months any uaper agreement At Saturdays meeting Acheson i the first Democrat on the senate labor committee to call publicly Caustic trict It was in the Yangtzepoo dis I trict that the Communists were 1 The strikers acted after artillery shells and rifle j Officers said Marshal Easton s Sovietlicensed news service refirCl possibly as a prelude to a alleged kidnaper was seen Saturported that the German Commullarger scale crossing attempt nist railway worltcrs from eastern ped Berlin had voted to occupy all for a specific change in the ad ministrations labor bill driven outand already Gerhart ee e e n massgd nickeLs nniendments proposed by the Re fnrd jQ eat Un appears that the 1 ton Kan Minn county sheriff to triUinc western zone publican members national debt will be paid off and vvaKh for a man suspected of woruers descended on the The Douglas Sparks Demon Since then some of the Demo crats have said they would be willing to modify the measure a little but there were no concrete proposals from the group until Douglas advanced his The administration bill would repeal the TaftHartley law and senate spy investigating group anj conclusive and alarming and injrePace it with a slightly jevised nounced subpoenas for government version of the old Wagner act former Defense Secrv records Saturday under a threat fudesnamcs places and exetlts The bill has no provision for former Defense Secry ne said Forrestai Utah Visitor In Early War Era Senates Spy Investigators Call for State FBI Files WASHINGTON May 21 This information is extensive ON THE INSIDE SECTION A National2 3 4 5 12 Foreign 10 31 Editorial 8 9 SECTION B Similar Attempt empt Wednesday to to the Lunghwa in just southwest s broken up by Chi nese air force planes which bombed and strafed the invaders Schoenberg station with stones Government artillery near the clubs knives and shovels a small field Saturday was shelling Com proup of Communists from Sovietinunist positions across the river v Berlin ran for shelter The strikThe airfield was closed to regu f marshal said ho ers made no effort to Je lh ilar p2sscnjer piane service and spotted the man m a The sixth Soviet army officers j with fighting ranging on the were at Schoenberg j Wfiangpoo Shanghai was isolated See 1age 10 Column fi both by sea and by air suing a fictitious check at Moab Grand county Spoiled Man James V Forrestai visited Utah in in a statement I court injunctions against strikes information of its own if the Some of this information haswhich imperil national health or the man in cafe Friday about 8 pm He ar rested him find escorted him I across the street to put him in jjail j I As they approached the jail the suspect pulled a 32 caliber pistol from a paper bag he was carrying threatened Mr Easton with it and CRITICALLY ILL files arent produced been copied from confidential nor does it provide for Pat McCarran D Nevliports now in the custody of the seizure The TH law provides depot He spent four hours at the depot in com pany with high ranking naval of ficials At that time when emphasis were being placed on the war in the Pacific Mr Forrestai said the United States will maintain a man sized sea and air force after lie wnr not as an implement of Local38 Intermountain 9 11 12 Deaths 30 him to walk with him down the street and out of town i chairman of a judiciary committee investigating versive aliens said that for 80day injunctions but not for seizure subi department of justice and the de subi partment of state and some of two this information is from persons subpoenas have been issued in1 whose identity cannot be revealed structing the state and justice because to do so would jeopardize i However a Republican written partmenti to produce 168 files j their lives Not a Compromise wnr but as the greatest single instrument of peace bearing on the investigation McCnrran said these are first of substitute for the administration j Atiy Gen Tom Clark and FBI I bill provides for both courses But the chieftain J Edgar Hoover arethe seizure section of the substi Authors Son several hundred filesreported to have turned down atute is broader than is I shall subsequently derequest by McCarran st a conwilling to back jmand ferenue last week for access to the Douglas told a reporter he ob If the government records are files jed to calling the change he has not handed over lie said he would Klforts by the committee last in mind a compromise Uu termed make public hitherto confidential session to gain across to the samf it an adjustment and indicated liAKDKX CITY N Y May 21 information in the files failid bill werc not followed ho might support more than one MNSi Christopher Mnrloy Jr 32 files respecting subversive ncti up by issuanrrof Piibpoonas Douglas said he would like to son of the author of Kitty Foyle Ivitiea which being carried on These are separate from federal have written into the administra rnd niher novels was ordained in this country under the active employe loyalty records which tion hill provision authorizing Saturday as an minister idirection and of agent Prea Harry S Truman has stead seizure on a strictly ttmporary to Gwden City tonlgn refused to let htive i basis1 SECTION C Sports 16 Mines and Markets8 9 10 Hollywood 7 SECTION VV Society 114 Logan 3 Prove 4 Ogden Clubs SECTION II Farm Homo Garden Farm lfltor Model Home J 12 33 112 Carrier Speeds Rare Blood For Patient Aboard Ship WASHINGTON May 22 The carriers it With the gun held on him the unarmed marshal accompanied his captor through fields to a point a mile east of town he re lated then to highway U S 160 1TJIC aircraft carrier Philippine Sea had changed its course to help the where the man concealed his gun to a mjdAUanUc cncie7Vous patient on the that and flagged down a passing canvass of the 2500 men on board nium ore truck driver headed east Simcliy ulth raretype blood for a the carrier disclosed four volunteer patient critically ill on a transport donors with the muchneeded The navy in an unusual early 0RH negative biood type Picked Up Men The driver picked up the two morning announcement said the doctor with blood and plssms M Features 1R Music Art4 without knowing one held a carrier wai proceeding at high for transfusion will be flown to nn the other and drove them speed to intercept transport the transport at daybreak PS Marine Flasher The medical Tho Philippine Sea is on its way supplies will ho flown aboard the home after four months tour of transport at dnybrenk by a Phil duty in Mrdierrinan waters ippine Sea helicopter the navy The helicopter which will tie sjnd used to drop the medicnl supplies The will take place and assistance is carried on board bought his prisoner breakfast and about SOO miles east of New York to rescue carrier pilots Who go released him on the Main jtreet i the navy said I in titc drink ep cnst to where he left them ibnut pm susprrt liis pris oner to n hotil and engaged ft room for Ihe niRhl In Ihe niortiinjj the abdiiftor ;