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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 8, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS M Network Thrnrk ait WEATHER Cloudy Md cooler Tnrttty M Baft 41 25 SALT LAKE TUESDAY NOVEMBER PRICE FIVE CENTS Fair Deal Faces Test Today at Polls Million Expected to Cast Votes In Dulles Senate Race By ASSOCIATED PRESS Some New York voters are expected to turn out Tuesday to give their verdict on a bitterly contested senatorial race heralded as a test of Harry S Trumans fair The fight between John Foster and former Herbert brought the first showdown between the ad AT A GLANCE Top Contests In State Voting Today By ASSOCIATED PRESS Here are top contests and issues In Tuesdays scattered elections New York John Fos ter Dulles R and Herbert Lehman D seek to round out a year remaining of the unexpired term of former Robert Wagner threeway contest in Brooklyn for 10th district house seat New York and several other ministrations domestic policies and GOP charges of The issue was clearcut because Lehman upheld and Dulles at tacked the fair deal The contest offers a curtain raiser for the 1950campaign for control of Lawmakers confront ed with the Truman proposals in next Januarys congress session will watch the returns for public The highlighting a series of scattered elections over the came to its climax with quoted odds favoring Vic tory was claimed by both cities to elect at E Xew Jersey Polls close a personal appeal to the voters by Truman Saturday Slap Statism Label Republican leaders over the country several weeks ago began slapping the statism label on Trumans administration and his program of welfare and social Driscoll R and State Elmer Wene D vie for fouryear gubernatorial term voters to de cide veterans bonus Polls close at 8 S California Threeway contest to fill out the unexpired term of the late Richard Welch R in the fifth district San John Battle D pitted against Walter Johnson R for governor voters to decide poll tax go to the polls on proposal to abolish poll Pennsylvania Constitutional amendment for a vet erans bonus at Kentucky Ballot elect 121 members of the general county and city officials and de cide on a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the states annual pay limit on public Mayoralty ridge New Detroit Bing Youngs Ohio Scran They charged in gen eral that a central government was taking too much control over too many Democrats re New Albert torted Truman policies West Chiefs Urge Caution In Key Plant Transfers MONTH PENSION were meeting vital The New York winner will fin ish out the oneyear unexpired term of Robert resigned last Dulles wasj appointed to fill the post until this special Aside from the headline there are at stake one house seat each in California and New governorships of New Jersey and and a number of mayor posts in such strategic cities as New Cleve Bridge Albany and Buf Warren Talk It Over Ear Warren of chats with Bracken Lee of at state dinner of conference of western INDIRECT ACTION Sherman Bars Captain Talk 7 UP Forrest new chief of naval said Monday night he refused permis sion for John Crommelin to make a speech at because Crommelin wouldnt promise to steer clear of contro versial Crommelin is the veteran naval aviator who faces possible court martial for his role in forcing the service unification row into the American Legion officials at Montgomery invited Crommelin to at Armistice day ceremo nies there The invitation was tendered before Croramelin was confined to the District of Co lumbia to await a decision on disci plinary Sherman said he discussed the invitation with Crommelin and told him that he could accept if he would give his word of honor that his speech would not con cern the unification GOP Concedes Defeat In the New York state congres sional Republicans con ceded that a Democratic triumph is in the The contest in the heavily Democratic Tenth district pits Edna Demo against George Fanku and Jules Co Democrats have a substantial edge in registrations in Califor nias Fifth district San Fran the district has been represented by a Re publican for about 40 Much of the paradox centered on the personal popularity of the late Republican Richard who had a strongly pro administration voting record dur ing most of his 23 years in con A F L Leader To succeed Republicans have put up Floyd an He is opposed by Demo crat John president of the California Federation of La bor and Charles Gar a Democrat who ran on the Wallace Progressive slate last New Jersey has a dingdong gubernatorial battle with Repub lican incumbent Alfred Driscoll opposing Democratic State Elmer In Democratic State John Battle is regarded as a shooin over Republican Walter State interest cen ters on the poll tax The pro posal would abolish the present tax as a voting but give the state assembly broad powers to write new balloting The New York mayoralty race is attracting Democratic Mayor William seeking has endeavored to make Trumans fair deal an is Newbold Republican Liberal fusion and Supreme Court Upholds Fines on UMW T For a second the supreme court upheld Monday the con temptofcourt fines with which the government in past has cracked down on walkouts by John Lewis United Mine The action came at a time when the White House is weighing the possible use of the same Taft Hartley act procedure once again in an attempt to halt the current 49dayold work stoppage in coal Refuses 6S The court acted indirectly in up holding fines imposed on Lewis and his union as a result of the 1948 By a 53 vote it refused to review a decision by the circuit court here affirm ing the supreme court action has the effect of letting the circuit Vito American La said Acheson Flies To Session Of Big Three 7 With a personal sendoff from Harry S of State Dean Acheson left by plane early Monday night for a meeting of the western Big Three foreign ministers at He will discuss with Foreign Ministers Ernest Bevin of Britain and Robert Schuman of France problems arising from the east west division of and the question of unification of Truman drove to the air port with After wishing Acheson a good the presi dent chatted briefly with Gives Truman Advice Asked if he had given any good advice to his secretary of he bor have concentrated largely on local See Public Opinion Poll on Page rve S ot him PayorDie Notes Stir Arrest of Suspect by FBI 7 The FBI Monday arrested Joseph Robert a wartime air craft on charges of mail ing a payordie extortion letter to New York plane builder Sherman He also was accused of threaten ing to kill Eckhardt of Bald his former superior at Fairchild Aircraft unless Eckhardt paid over According to the Roth wrote signed letters to both recounting grievances against the Fairchild and demanding that the money be forwarded to him in Washington by Armistice Roth was quoted as saying in the would a Washington stationery store since leaving Fairchild employ in was picked up at his apart ment FBI agents said he came with them quietly and read ily acknowledged his The commissioners office said Roth would be arraigned un der a federal statute providing maximum penalties of five years in jail or or for making threats to kidnap or in jure There is a stiffer federal law covering some forms of extortion which up to 20 years imprisonment and Eckhardt said in New York that he received Roths letter last week and immediately turned it over to the come to New York and kill both He said ht didnt recall Roth men by who Men working hi the and had no further on Acheson and 11 aids left in a giant 60pasaenger stratocruiser air chartered for the This plane was substituted late in the day when a smaller craft originally assigned to the mission developed engine Acheson is due in Paris about noon Tues Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky called on Acheson Mon day afternoon and was closeted with him for 14 Vshinsky explained that he came to pay his To Attend Fete He is in Washington to attend a celebration at the Soviet em bassy Monday night of the anni versary of the Communist revolu tion in Whether the AchesonVishinsky talk dealt with the eastwest cold war was not Acheson will have time for con ferences with Ambassador Lewis envoy to Britain John high commissioner for Germany and other top Ameri can representatives in Europe be fore the opening Wednesday of the latent Nries of Big Three court decision The courts brief order gave no explanation of its Those who voted against the U M Ws petition for a review were Chief Justice Vinson and Justices Burton and In favor of a review were Justices Reed and Doug Justice Clark took no Failure to Okey The fines against Lewis and the mine workers which the court re fused to set aside were levied by Judge Alan Goldsborough in federal district court Lewis was fined and the union after Goldsborough found they did not obey his order for a prompt end to the work stop In a previous case growing out of a 1946 miners the su preme court reduced similar fines against the union from to In that it let stand Lewis fine of Neither of these two parallel esses hinged on the constitution ality of that section of the Taft Hartley act which permits the gov ernment to obtain injunctions against strikes which endanger the national health or More Subject to Punishment In the 1946 the supreme court ruled that persons who dis obey court orders are subject to punishment for contempt even if it is decided later that the act under which the order was issued was Besides asking that the fines be the UMW in the case decided today contended that the injunction provision is unconstitu By declining to review the the court did not specifically pass upon that More on Court Page S Trumans Attend Ballet 1 UP Harry S Truman drove to Constitution hall Monday night to see the famous Sadlers Wells ballet of which is per forming in the United States for the first The president was accompanied by presidential Press and Charles Ross and Walter Gates of a cousin of Tru man and a Blair house Jones Steel Union Sign 8 Tuesday United Steelworkers Tuesday announced a strikesettling agreement with Jones and Laughlin Steel ending a 38day walkout at companys CIO Phil Murray said the and settlement was the same as the Bethlehem including pen All J and L emptoyes would be ordered back to work immedi ately the union The company employs approxi mately persons in plants at and The union claimed it has members in those Fourth Top Producer Jones and Laughlin the na tions fourth largest steel behind Steel Bethlehem and The the Bethle hem for the payment of pensions upon retire ment after The employe must have worked for J L at least 15 The least he can get will be a month for each year of up to 25 a man who worked 15 years will get a minimum pension of times A man who worked 20 years will get a minimum of times A man who worked 25 years will Personal Atvard By Gray Due Chutist Today 7 of the Army Gordon Gray will personally present the Soldiers medal Tuesday to Marvin Smith of who saved the life of a fellow paratrooper before Grays eyes Smith grabbed Charles Dye of and held onto him when Dyes parachute failed during a jump they made 25 at Smiths parachute brought them both Lawton the army chief of and other highranking officers will the award for heroism presented ki get a minimum of times Baaed on Earnings The actual pension a steelwork er gets will be based on his earn ings during the last 10 years of If it comes out to more than the hell getthe higher fig If it comes to less than the hell draw the guaran teed The social security payment will be figured into the monthly The company then will meet the The insurance provisions call for 5c an with the company paying and the employe pay ing The pension plan is noncontributory the insurance plan is Another agree Republic Steel of the nations third largest producer may be an nounced The union said Republics attorneys will be in Pittsburgh Wednesday for an other meeting with Murray and CIO Arthur Russian Party Draws Top Diplomatic Set 7 Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vishinsky shook hands with more than a thousand guests Monday night at a Russian embassy re ception celebrating the 32nd anni versary of the Bolshevik revolu who left a sick bed to come to Washington for ob servance of the Soviet Unions major stood in the recep tion line for nearly two Chats Pleasantly Flanked by Ambassador and Madame Alexander the fiery little who so vitriolically champions the Soviet in the United chatted pleasantly with a host of diplo prominent Americans and Some observers said it was the biggest party the Soviet embassy ever has Panyushkin himself told report I dont know how many are Just say there are Enough was a Russian under Most of the guests found it took 20 to get close enough to the bar to grab a glass of wine or and another half hour to get through the crush at the huge buffet featuring sturgeon and other Russian Top Drawer Set Nearly all of the top members of diplomatic were Conspicuous was the reported absence of the Yugoslav and Chi nese noticeable reflection of cold war of State Dean who left Washington earlier to tend R western Big Three meeting in was represented by Under James Ambassadors of all the major European powers were seen in the reception as were many of the state depart top China Nationalists Buy 6A Few9 B25s From 7 officials said Mon day the Nationalist government has bought a few surplus American army B25 bombers which will be flown soon across the The planes were bought with Nationalist officials The American arms aid fund voted the Nationalists last year has all been A Hong Kong report ssid hat Chiang wife of the Nationalist general had bought 100 of the B25 twinengine bombers in this Chinese officials said the actual purchase was just a few and declined to dis close the number Peace Motif Marks Big Russ Parade 7 celebrated the 32nd anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution Mon day with a gigantic parade in the Red The theme of a brief speech by Marshal Alexander Vassilev minister for the armed and of innumerable banners car ried by an estimated parading workers was that Russia desires world Picked Military Units For 75 minutes picked units of the air force and navy swung past the reviewing party atop Nikolai Lenins Cadets of the military acad massed officers represent ing all horsedrawn ar great motorized siege antiaircraft guns and rocket Stalin tanks and mechanized cav alry were A fleet in the of enormous fourmo tored bombing planes and scores of jet planes with vweptback wings roared overhead under the command of Vassily Sta premier Josef Stalins who is chief of the air force for the Moscow military Flash Past Rapidly The jet though they flew low across the sunny flashed past so fast that they were out of sight before foreign mili tary and airforce attaches were able to identify Before the parade Vas silevsky made the customary speech as reviewing officer to the massed troops lined 50deep in the Red square facing Lenins Vassilevsky took the same key note as that which Georgi Malen vice premier and member of the had taken Sunday night in an anniversary meeting at the Bolshoi Soviet union stands only for Governors Air Regions Role in Event of Attack By MALMQUIST Twelve western governor apparently were agreed Ifoaday that extreme caution ahould be exercised in uprooting and transplanting major industries to protect them from future military The issue was raised at the afternoon session of the western governors conference in Hotel Utah by Arthur Langlit of Washington and Alaska Ernest who sharply criticized a defense policy which they construed as indicating a philosophy that and the Pacific northwest coast would be regarded as expendable in case of an attack by way of No definite action was but Frank director of the council of state was instructed to draft a resolution em bodying the ideas expressed by the chief It presumably will be acted upon Plttman of Nevada Some of the Vail Pittman of un willing to go on record as object ing to the moving of a particular plant such as the transfer of many Boeing aircraft operations from Seattle to But all who spoke on the subject agreed that economic repercussions of such moves for defense should be given careful considera The said is much bigger than removal of the Boeing It is whether we are going to in case of an from Alaska and leave the Pacific coast He emphatically dissented from any such plan and said the objec tive of the American defense pro gram should be to defend every foot of the nations Alaska He that very little was be ing done to build up defenses in Alaska and that an appropriation of to hold the line against Soviet Russia in Alaska had been reduced sharply while congress was appropriating almost billion to hold the line against communism in western Langlie said the implica tions of the Boeing plant transfer have put a curse on the whole Pacific coast so far as defense industries are Earl Warren of California pointed out that the government had poured millions of people into the coastal area during the And he maintained that it now had a responsibility to see that they were not deprived of a means of making a Inland Governors Inland who expressed their views were not disposed to take exception to military deci sions but readily agreed that largescale shifting of industries would bring serious economic re Gruening and Langlie emphasized that de fense is much broader than mili tary strategy and that the deci sions should not be left entirely to the which is concerned primarily with the particular job to which it ia Pittman agreed that every foot of soil should be de but said he could not agree that there was no advantage to moving important defense indus tries But virtually all the governors conceded that strategic advantages should be weighed against economic disruptions in volved in such a At the morning session the gov ernors agreed in principle to a regional educational A motion en that subject was adopted and will be incorporated into a forma statement of posi Warren Calls For Federal Aid Teamplay Using the terminology of the football Earl Warren of California Monday urged west ern governors to follow a middle course that avoids complete gov ernment contro on the one hand or a government functioning strictly in the role of referee on the other The California governor was main speaker at a state dinner in Hotel a feature of the an nual western governors confer Chief executives of 11 western states and Alaska are attending the twoday First Example There ia a large body of opin Warren which holds that government occupies the position of officials on the foot ball field and that its function merely is to keep the meas ure the yardage and penalize for This opinion holds that government is not on the must keep out of the and remain neutral amid the conten tions of opposing Another opinion goes to the opposite It government is not only a partici pant in the but and ail offi cials It holds that tin government can go so far as to legislate the score in In this kind of game the people are the Stands With Third The governor took stand with a third body of which he said recognises that govern ment is in the game and on the but rejects the theory that government is the whole the captain or even the This he main tains that government is on See Page Column Filipino Ballot Stirs Violence 8 UF and bloodshed flared Tuesday as the Philippines voted for a president and Six teen persons were reported killed and 11 injured in shootings at widely separated points by The department of interior con firmed that the Philippine con stabulary killed 10 cluding some wound ed eight others at Ho cus Fighting broke out there when the constabulary was fired upon while searching for Women were caught in the cross A father and his son were shot fatally by a police sergeant at southern suburb of as sporadic violence was reported in the vicinity of the cap See Page Column 1 Manila itself was UNAMERICAN HEARING Rich Heiress Balks at House Quiz 7 Wealthy Louise Bransten Berman Monday refused to answer a barrage of questions pumped at her by the house unAmerican ac tivities committee in its investiga tion of The redheaded heiress from San Francisco and New York had simi larly balked at responding to the committees inquiry a year At one she in terrupted Mondays questioning and angrily told Chairman John Wood I have never en gaged in any espionage Indignant at what she termed my continued harassment by the Berman coun tered more than two score ques tions with the stock answer used by many other witnesses haled be fore the house committee I refuse to answer on grounds afforded by the fifth The constitutional interpreted in court that witnesses are enti tled to remain silent if their testi mony would tend to incriminate The 40yearold reputed beneficiary of a trust fund when her father died in declined to say whether she ever contributed to Communistfront She gave affirmative answer to two she she had met Paul the Negro linger who is known for his left wing And she knew Harry west coast longshore labor Chairman Wood cut her off when she statement attempted to read a at the outset of the Just answer the Wood said the statement was band ed to It said Ber man has never committed a dis loyal and quoted her as say ing year ago I said I was sure that if I had spent my money on yachts and jewels this committee would have had no fault to find with me and would not have both ered I say again that if I had pam pered myself with luxury living and become an expensive I would not have been smeared by this On the I might even have been appointed ambassador to some small or mediumslsed The latter was apparently w allusion to Harry S Tru mans recent appointment of Perle Washingtons 1 party as ambassador to the tiny grand duchy of Pteton ;