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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intelmountain Network Station KALL Monday Throuth Friday WEATHER Fair and continued DetaUa M 36 SALT LAKE SATURDAY NOVEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Idaho Youth Confesses Slaying Of 7YearOld Burley ChUd They Slice Into Americas Affection Vice and AJben Barkley hold knife to cut their cake at reception as bride gestures with hand on which she wears her wed ding On sash of her blouse she wears fan shaped diamond The reception was at the home of a Louis Hiss Lawyer Bares New Defense Line NEW 18 Hiss attorney named former state department aid Julian Wad leigh Friday as the source of any state department secrets leaked to a prewar Soviet spy Defense Claude Cross opened Hiss second federal per jury trial with the charge that Whittaker Chambers got his famed microfilmed pumpkin papers from from The microfilm came from Julian Cross told a jury of eight women and four men as he laid the cornerstone of his Hiss first trial last spring ended with a hung Admits Communist Ties Wadleigh admitted at the first Hiss trial that he was a Com munist sympathizer for a time be fore he left the state He said he slipped the Russian spy ring state department docu ments from the same building where Hiss worked in those years before the But he insisted he never took any documents from Hiss He said Chambers might have got ten the pumpkin papers from him but he didnt think chief witness against the 45yearold re peatedly has testified that he was a spy ring courier and that Hiss fed him secrets in wholesale Hiss Denies Charges Just as repeatedly Hiss has denied The first jury split eight for four for ac quittal of Hiss on perjury After four minor witnesses re peated statements Hiss made be fore the grand the govern ment called Chambers to the stand late in the He reviewed his background as a youthful zealot in Communist ranks and told again of meeting Hiss in Washington restaurant in 1934 when Hiss was attached to the Nye senate committee in vestigating Hlse Offers Documents Then Chambers testified Hiss told me he had the opportunity of using his position in the Nye committee for obtaining some state department I told Hiss I wanted him to bring the documents to I dont recall the exact nature of the The in its opening atatement of the second in sisted that when he denied working with lied lied The twopronged perjury count accuses Hiss of lying when he told a New York grand jury that he did not give documents to Chambers and of lying again when he said he did not see Chambers after OFF TO SHANGRI LA Widow Take Leave on 18 Alben Barkley and Carleton Hadley married Friday and set out almost at once for Shangri La that Barkley named as their honeymoon desti The nations favorite lovebirds proved themselves only human when two minor mishaps marked their carefully planned The bride was late to the church Pursues Consul Case 18 UP department spokesman Michael McDermott said Fri day the United States is planning further to obtain the re lease of American ConsulGeneral Angus Ward from a Communist prison in He would not go into detail but indicated that if one approach another will The case is being handled on a daytoday he told re One move might be a direct ap peal to High diplomatic sources have suggested that Rus sia instigated the Ward affair to fan the flames of bitterness be tween the United States and Red Ward and four of his consulate employes were arrested in Mukden 24 on what the State depart ment has called trumped up charges of beating a discharged Chinese who had demanded back protests to the Chinese Communist regime at Peiping have produced no and the Veep stumbled over his trim in a pin stripe and the 38 yearold widow were wed in a brief singlering ceremony at Singleton chapel in Johns Methodist Their marriage climaxed a whirlwind romance that began at a Washington party last Immediate Kin Present Only members of the immediate the 71yearold vice presi dents civilian newspaper and radio men and secret service opera tives attended the single ring Ivan Lee Methodist bishop of of Barkleys new wife was at the wheel of a shiny new a gift to her from the vice presi when it pulled away from the home of The pair left for their honeymoon un der a police escort which remained with them until they passed the citys Bride Little Late who arrived a cou ple of minutes late to the spoke her lines in a firm voice but Veep got mixed up when he was on the till death do us He pulled himself and made it on the second The scheduled for 11 got under way at and was over in a few The bride wore a wedding suit designed especially for her by Hat tie It was in Barkley blue the jacket buttoning from a small round nipped in at the waistline and curving at the An iceblue satin See Page Column 3 Court Holds Russian For Trial on Spy Charges NEW 18 Judith pert little exgov ernment worker who was arrested on charges of passing secret infor mation to was ordered Friday to stand trial on espionage conspiracy charges with the Soviet government employe she once claimed she Miss Coplon and the Russian are charged with conspiring to commit espionage against the United States Miss already has been found guilty in Washington of charges that she stole secret docu ments to give to Valentin stocky Russian engi She pleaded that the second trial should be dismissed on the grounds that she was arrested illegally and that another trial would con stitute double Federal Judge Sylvester Ryan denied her He refnaed to heed Miss Coplons claim that she was having a romantic tryst with who is when they were arrested the night of March did grant a delay in the adjourning the pro ceedings until next to allow Miss Coplons Archibald to appeal Fri days The judge denied Gubitchevs request for a three week delay which the Russian said he needed to obtain Gubitchev had refused to accept counsel or defend himself through out the pretrial claim ing diplomatic immunity because he worked as an engineer the United But he changed his mind despite all the the court decides to start I think it better for me to prepare my defense for this court proceeding and to take he Rayburn Sees Entire Tax Revamp Study 18 forecast that the na tions entire tax structure will be reviewed at the next session of congress was one of several voiced here Friday by Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn The lawmaker is here to ad dress the convention of the Texas Association of Democratic County The whole tax structure will be Rayburn told news men at a press The treasury department is op erating in the red and we are en gaged in deficit he as serted indicating that something will have to be done about the na tions notsogood fiscal juggle Tax Structure Some taxes will be increased others Rayburn Expressing little patience with strongarm Rayburn predicted that the international incident involving the arrest of American Consul Angus Ward at Mukden about three weeks ago by Chinese Communists will be diplomatic ne Will Review Conditions As to Marshall plan aid for Rayburn said that condi tions in Europe next spring will have a lot of bearing on future congressional appropriations for the 18 Paul Douglas said Friday that congress should not even consider raising taxes next year until every effort to cut federal spending has been He said it would be a crime if we increased taxes because we failed to make economies but added We may have to do He that con gress should defer consideration of any tax change until the end of next years see how much spending plans can be Harry Truman told a news conference Thursday he will submit in January a watertight budget which cant be He indicated he may seek a tax in crease to bring the government out of the He did not disclose the size of the but it may run as high as Czechs Purge Spy Suspects At Mass Trial 18 UPi Czechoslovakia sent 55 persons to prison Friday on charges of spying and indicated more trials and sentences would follow in this countrys bur geoning AH 55 to terms ranging from one year to life were accused of trying to overthrow the Communist regime and spying for an unnamed presumably the United Broadcasts Warning The signal of more trials to come was in a state security police in which an unidenti fied commentator advised the po lice The aim of the rotten western reactionary regimes is to retain their positions in the world and to install that kind of regime in the socialist The only way they can achieve this is to have which is their last The latest two mass trials were held before the state court in Pragues big Pankrac against a backdrop of widespread police activities apparently aimed at liquidating this countrys middle class and weeding out the un reliables among the Communist Hold Mam Trials One was for 35 four of them All were convicted and sent to The second was for 23 three of them Of this three per sons were Accused as leader of the first group was Oldrich former security police officer who was fired when the Communists seized power here in The court announced a death but then cut the penalty to life crowns fine and confisca tion of Novotnys NAVY STORMY PETREL Crommelin Looses Demands Court Martial 18 naval air power that he has Navy John Crommelin fired a new blast at the military high command Friday even as the navy announced a sharp cutback in Navy John Crommelin new blast at big A Grounds Many B29s For Checkup 18 The air force took some of its famed B29 planes out of the air Friday for The big ships have figured in six crashes that killed 35 men and left 20 others missing during the last two The grounding order was hurried to all air force commands by Hoyt air force chief of It grounded all B29s which have not undergone engine moderniza tion and superfortresses which have been strained by rough Most Recent Crash The order did not specify the number of planes nor did it mention the recent The latest occurred Friday at Tam where a B29 plunged into the mud of Tampa killing five of a nineman The ship had taken off to search for another B29 missing in the Only this past Thursday at mid 18 men lost their lives when two B29s on a training flight col lided near Vandenberg ordered all speed possible in modernizing the grounded planes and in overhaul ing those which have undergone maximum Number Involved Unknown The air force declined for se curity reasons to indicate the num ber of planes to be Nor would it say how many have been lost in accidents since the wars There are ten B29 groups of 30 planes each operated by the air The grounding order did not af fect planes helping in the search for the superfortress missing in the Atlantic near Bermuda since All B29s of the strategic air command and the 19th bomb group in the far east the two constitute virtually all combat B29s in use I arc grounded at their home base if they are not equipped with mod Urnized Embargo of Arms Faces Greek Red Neighbors NEW 18 UP The United Nations assembly Fridayvoted to impose an arms embargo on Greeces cominform neighbors until they stop aiding Greek The vote waa SO to with 2 Yugoslavia joined the Soviet bloc in opposing the American supported Israel and India The arms embargo did not ap ply to The special committee on Bal kans UNSCOB had reported Yugoslavia had ceased helping the Greek Communist The resolution called on Al Bulgaria and Yugoslavia to cooperate with UNSCOB in its efforts to settle the Greek Balkan It also extended the life of fought to In and out of official hot water for Crommelin has charged that the navys attack strength was being wrecked by Pentagon military Orders 20 Slash Friday the navy ordered a 20 reduction in naval combat In the navy six na val air bases will be reduced to a Cuts have been anticipated under the general mili tary economy Fridays order follows a recent layup or der for 77 naval The army and air force are experiencing re ductions Lashing back against a severe public reprimand given him 10 days Crommelin demanded that the rebuke be cleared from his record completely and for ever or that he be court Chances Pretty Good The navys 48yearold stormy petrel told a news conference he thinks the chances of getting a court martial on the strength of his latest are prob ably pretty Forrest new chief of naval who ad ministered a stinging reprimand to Crommelin on declined to comment immediately on the cap tains Sherman said Crommelins reply to his reprimand has been re ceived in his but said he had not yet read it and did not expect to get to it until late Friday Economy Move navy officials said the navys order a30 cutback in naval combat planes was in line with Defense Louis Johnsons drive to slash off national defense spending this A total of 35 aircraft squadrons navy and seven be decommissioned within the next four The navy now has about 2250 first line combat Pentagon officials said the order followed a month of toplevel budgetary conferences designed to cut expenses wherever possible without harming military effici B29JinxKills Five More In Fiery Crash 18 The B29 jinx claimed its fourth plane and five more lives Friday when a bomber taking off to seek survivors of a sister ship caught fire and crashed in the lowtide muck of Tampa The crash brought the total dead or missing from B29 crashes to 43 within a period of 72 Four men survived Fridays the first serious mishap of the monster search off Bermuda for the 20 men aboard another B29 which sent a frantic SOS and was swallowed up by the Atlantic Fridays dead were identified at Walker air force home field of the They were 1st Victor the Los Angeles 1st Kenneth Fal San Francisco 1st John Gilleapie 1st Raymond Grant and Andrew When an engine caught the pilot radioed he would turn for a normal approach from the The B29 exploded and was enveloped in flaming gas The one of more than 100 aircraft drawn to east coast states from bomber bases throughout the United took on a full load of cut its normal crew to nine and roared off at to join the military aircraft scanning square miles of Atlantic Arraigned for Guarded in Jail By BOXNIE BAJRD Tribune Leaned Wire TWIN Neal Butter field Friday admitted the of Glenda Joyce just to see someone and then was taken under heavy guard to a lonely sagebrush field to hear first degree murder charges against The dramatic arraignment was conducted outdoors by a road side just within Cassia because peace officers feared mob violence if the youth were brought into Burley where Glenda Joyce was abducted Wednesday after school and Harvard Loses Life In Radar Shock 18 air force pilot Fri day spotted what he said might the wreckage of a supposed to have crashlanded Wednesday with 20 men No sign of life was First Richard of the 32nd bombardment squadron of the 301st bombardment said he had sighted what might be debris 290 miles northeast of Bermuda Friday When an engine caught the pilot radioed he would turn for a 18 Harvard graduate stu Peter of was electro cuted Friday while conducting a radar experiment in a university It was the first fatal accident in a Harvard since 1907 and occurred while Harbury was holding a voltmeter near a radar There was a brilliant flash and as fellow students rushed to his Harbury Im all Im all Seconds later he dropped His only apparent injury was a slight burn on one As sociate medical examiner Leo Myles said electrocution caused Classmates applied artificial respiration for an hour in an attempt to revive Atlantic Group Starts Arms Supply Board 18 UP Atlantic pact council Friday formally established a military production and supply board and charged it with the task of pro viding modern arms for defense of the western The 12nation council also set up a financial and economic commit tee which will make sure that Eu ropean economic recovery is not hampered by the defense An official spokesman said that atomic bombs will not be included in arms and that biological weapons and heavy bombers also will not be included at He said the board would stand ardize basic arms and that the pact nations may agree on the British Vampire as the principal jet tactical fighter The spokesman said it is hoped that some new and advanced weapons will be He said the pact nations felt urgently the need for speed in setting up the military supply The twin actions were an nounced after the headed by of State Dean Acheson held the second meeting of its history at the state The council gave the board these orders Work to insure that mili tary production needs and a sup ply program shall be tied in with the actual common defense plans that are Push standardization of parts and weapons and provide technical advice on production of new Recommend methods of in creasing the available stocks of weapons on a cooperative Closely Guarded A score of officers guarded the unusual sagebrush court While Butterfield orally con fessed to slugging the girl times with a ew jack and pushing her into a he denied having raped Medical examiners said Thurs day the girl had been sexually as Butterfield waived preliminary hearing and after being bound over to district court was taken to Twin Falls county jail for safe The high school junior was reti cent when questioned by Burley officers and made his confession in Jerome to Twin Falls County Sheriff Jesse The sherif quoted Butterfield aa I guess I got the idea from reading so many funny hooka and western I never miss any I can I just wanted to see Girl Gave A tennage Heyhurn girl police their first Up on ButUr f Clark The 13year old Esther a boy nhe as Btittertlngers stopped in a before Glenda said the driver asked her where she lived and the name of her par ents but did not try to molest Butterfields high achoool name ie Clark The youths and Frank Butterfield of Hey were at the Twin Falls office but left before Clark announced their sons con faca was tearstained as she left with her a state and federal potato Used Jack Handle Sheriff Saul Clark of Cassia county said Butterfield told offi cers he struck Glenda Joyce with the automobile then pushed her body into the water of the first lift south of The arrest that ended the moat intensive manhunt in recent south ern Idaho history the discovery in Burley what they believed was the death although only years six feet one inch tall and weighs more than 175 He was questioned Thursday night and told to remain In the Burley He apparently packed his clothes and The pickup order went out when offi cers were unable to locate him Fri day The sheriffs which summed up the threeday investi gation conducted by virtually all southern Idaho enforcement agen said Butterfield admitted picking up the little girl in car in and driving to east bank of the lift Young Butterfield was appre hended Friday at about near Glenns Ferry by State Polica Officer Kenneth See Page Column 4 GUNS FOR GOURMET Iran Shah Treats Truman To Lavish Persian Feast 18 1 The shah of Iran treated Harry S Truman to a Per sian banquet Friday night after talking over his countrys hopes for more American arms aid with the chief executive and top diplo matic and military After two days of entertainment in the best American the youthful ruler pulled out all the stops to show the president and Truman how its done in the middle He laid out a luscious starting with caviar flown from Tehran and winding up with a fancy ice up with the national colors of There was mod ern Persian and American rrfustc to delight the ears of the nations top officials who sat down at the Iranian But the serious business of day for the Iranian potentate con sisted of a conference with Truman and later sepa rate talks with of State Dean Acheson and the chiefs of The shah readily acknowledged that his talk with the president was about increased American aid for as well as a general survey of the whole situation and the friendship existing our two cutting short Mine of MB sight seeing he spent men than an hour and a half with Acheson and top state department Afterward seme of UM diplomats accompanied him to a meeting with the joint cUafs the nations top V ;