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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountain Network Station Monday Through Friday WEATHER Little Change In OB Cf 37 SALT LAKE SUNDAY NOVEMBER 1949 PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Butterfield Adds Boy To Slaying Picture Picked Up Freed Him Before Killing Scribe Told Tribune Leased Wire Neale the husky 16yearold confessed slayer of a tiny denied in an interview Saturday night that lie killed the child for a thrill or that he raped Butterfield told a Twin Falls News reporter in addi tion to Glenda Joyce his he also picked up a Burley playmate of the little girl Wednesday afternoon at the start of an automobile ride which in a crime listed among the most atrocious in Idaho Gave Police Early Clue Before Glenda Joyces body was Wayne provided police with one of their early clews in her Officers said the boy told them that a man called Glenda Joyce to his talked to the child and that she rode off with Reconstructing the incidents of Wednesday officers con cluded that apparently only 45 minutes elapsed between the time Glenda Joyce entered th car and the hour it was returned tc a used car lot from which it had been But Butterfield said Saturday night that he took both children into the and drove around Burley with I drove out of town after let ting the boy out and we went sahth of town and off the main he It was there the murder was Oral Confession Cassia and Twin Falls county sheriffs agreed Saturday hat Butterfield in an oral confession before six that he committed the crime just SAFETY MOVE Desert Court In Cassia Acts Swiftly By CASILDA STEELSMITH Tribune Win 19 A dramatic scone that might be expected from a western took place on the desert area just inside Cassia county at Friday when 16yearold Neale Butterfield was arraigned on the first degree murder of little 7year old Glenda Joyce Brisbois of Bur Sheriff Saul who led the threeday man hunt and investiga tion climaxed by the arrest of young Butterfield Friday aftcr described the brief scene hash took in utmost Strictly Confidential of fear of a a th th Ifidential and the youth was taken 7 K Ar n f I under a heavy guard of jack and killed her for no d t t ticular Butterfield but he again denied that he at tacked Glenda Examining physicians who performed an au topsy after the body was removed from a lift canal on Thursday said she had been criminally as saulted Outwardly Unperturbed Answering direct questions in the the outwardly un perturbed high school athlete said he didnt know why he killed the He said he wanted to save all the trouble possible to the In appearance much like any other leviclad high school Butterfield is big at six feet one and 175 pounds and looks the foot hall hero he was at Heyburn high Confessed Sheriff Confessed slayer of little Glenda Joyce Brisbois at Neale high school leaves Jerome jail with Sheriff Jesse Carlton of Twin Falls to face arraign ment held in an open field in the country to avoid possible Navy Hierarchy Slaps Lid On Crommelin Fireworks the crime was committed and the youth resided in Cassia officers had to conduct the hearing in that but feared the crowd at the courthouse in Burley might take the law into its own i Scene of the arraignment was one quarter mile off highway just inside Cassia on a small side road in the Burley had been told filling two to come to the spot at about and were given orders to keep in con tact with the Twin FalJs officers by police Direct by Radio They proceeded to the turned out their lights and then by radio directed the Twin Falls cars to the desert this He seemed oblivious to the emo tionffttught attention that hasja car with myself and Sheriff centered around the jail cell here j Jesse Carlton and Deputy Young Butterfield was taken in where he awaits trail on a first degree murder As grim facts of the death were being accepted by shocked citizens See Page Column 1 ON THE INSIDE SECTION A 8 Foreign 10 Editorial 13 Intermountain SECTION B Local T 6 9 Sports 1014 SECTION C Classified 9 Mines and 11 SECTION W SECTION H Farm Sheriff James Benham of Twin Sheriff Clark car 19 UP The navy high command said Sat urday it has closed the turbulent John Crommelin the outspoken captain im mediately said he hoped congress would reopen investigation of Pen tagon Commenting on a formal but vigordus reply by Crommelin to the reprimand given him for his sensational part in the interserv ice Forrest Sher chief of naval said in substance The case is The letter of reprimand gave Crommelin opportunity to reply he has That ends the This appeared to preclude pos sibility that Crommelin would be given a where he would have opportunity to state police cars with armed of A similar group followed j i and there were cars on each side of the one in which the youth the sheriff As the night court session be gan to take the entire group of cars formed a semi circle and there with the lights of one of the cars turned Sheriff Clark read the complaint charg ing Butterfield with first degree I 19 NYT murder in the brutal slaying of American Legion Saturday Legions Chief Asks Force i ln Envoy Case the little Burley girl Wednesday Told of Rights Probate Judge Henry j brought from Burley to conduct I the told Butterfield iof his legal rights and asked the called upon the United States to send troops against the Chinese Communists holding American Consul General Angus Ward un less he is released by an early specified The legions demand for an of ficial ultimatum to the Commu youth if he wished to waive preI who arrested Ward and four liminary After some three members of his staff in i minutes of the boy on Oct was made indicated he did not understand I the meaning of waiving the hear Judge Tucker then went i into and without any pres I sure from according to Prize Recipe i Sheriff Butterfield declared Model i he would waive the preliminary During the entire I uneasy over possibilities SECTION M in a statement by its new national George Ridiculed The American Legion chief as serted in spite of efforts through diplomatic channels to obtain Wards the con sul general and his staff remain S j of a mob said the youth j The United as Utah Radio Books j wps the most composed 1 DC3 Carries Death To Three in Detroit Home 19 OP A i of the said engine failure big freight plane load of Christmas delivered its gifts to De troit Saturday in a mass of flames and Three persons were killed as the twinengined DC3 plunged into a unleashing a blazing torrent of The two Arthur De of the and Gus of the were trapped in the Their bodies were not removed until two and a half hours Harold died in Sara toga He was taken from the demolished house with both legs almost cut Four other persons in the house mpre research chief of was apparently the The civil aeronautics board began an immediate Hero of the crash was Raymond owner of the I saw it he Couldnt believe it at It just looked mighty Then there was a terrible I saw it bounce off the house next I grabbed my wife and we Then everything fell Perry said he shoved his and his 14yearold daugh through a window as the house crumbled around Another occupant of the Bertha mother of managed to get to yie back porch where she was When rescuers finally got to they they couldnt grasp her without the skin pulling right of a he went stands ridi culed before the world as being unable or unwilling to protect its own In the interest of the safety of all cur people outside the con tinental limits and to salvage some portion of our dearlywon prestige the American said calls upon the govern ment to serve notice on Commu nist leaders in China that Consul General Ward and his associates must be released unharmed by an early specified or armed forces will be dispatched to ob tain their The Force Legion commander also sought to forestall any future dip lomatic relations with the Chinese Communists by saying that Ameri can recognition of their regime would be an even greater moral and economic blunder than recog nition of the Soviet Union in It is a tradition as old as this country to use the persuasion of force when necessary to protect the rights and lives of American citizens Craig said The necessary stage of the incident in volving Consul General Angus through introduction of evidence and witnesses the whole Crommelins reply had insisted the reprimand be withdrawn or he be allowed to state his case in a The who under navy law cannot demand a courtmar declared his personal wel is completely unimportant because the real issue goes deep er than Then he said I strongly hope that congress will restore the system of checks and balances so necessary for the operation of the estab lishment and our national secur Hopes for New Prpbe It is my fervent hope that the 18 B29 Fliers Rescued From Rafts on Atlantic SHOT FROM AMBUSH Reno Gaming Club Head Near Death of Wounds 19 a midnisrht ambush at his palatial gambler Lincoln wounded critically by a shotgun The which entered his side and severed his many cause his Police said they had no clue which would point to a motive for the attack on the Nevada and Michigan gambling with Danny of the pros perous Nevada club Viewed as Revenge Detective Michael Salonisan said it couldnt have been rob bery it must have been Police Chief Greeson In some respects it looks like a local rather than an outsdie In Fitzgeralds background there is a Michigan gambling case in which he and Sullivan were charged with corrupting state of Whether the shooting had anything to do with that case was not Fitzgerald was cut down at the entrance to his just before he and his were to leave for his He had gone to the garage to take the car She still was in the Beautiful Target The gunman fired just as the gambler swung up the overhead The light was He was silhouetted in the He was a beautiful his wife It is quite possible that Fitz gerald saw the man who shot But his condition wasso critical couldnt be Blood transfusions kept him The gunman fired two almost simultaneously from a doublebarrel One The assailant stood so close that wadding from the shotgun shell was impacted in the gaping Gambling Charges Fitzgerald and Sullivan came to Reno from Macomb several years Last after a long fight against they pleaded guilty in Macomb county to gambling and defense establishment will be were assessed in fines and The charges grew out of Michigans biggest gambling in which involved state police and county officials in brib ery further investigated by Crommelin told reporters Sat urday he would abide by the trans fer orders issued with the repri mand and would leave here to be come an air officer in the west ern sea frontier headquarters at San j f The bluntspoken naval air hero J Cell OI of 30 years service dragged inter service rivalries into the open two months ago by charging publicly that the navys aerial offensive power was being away under landlocked strategy con1 cepts in the Pentagon where the navy was Chain of Events Later he made public to news papers socalled confidential let Spurs Arms Says LAKE 19 The United States said Saturday it is helping western Europe rearm because the west fears the inten ters detailing an admirals exj tions of the Soviet Rus pressed fear that Pentagon policies were damaging the and the reprimand But Crommelin had set off a sia replied its intentions are purely peaceful and that not western is of State John chain of events that inspired the chief American United Nations expert on atomic house armed services committee to hold an explosive investigation where navy men bitterly stated their Even though the navy had de clared the case closed and he had been Crommeiin still had sharp words about top level spoke for the United States in a special political committee dehate on a proposed world census of ordi nary nonatomic Backs Program The nations of Europe policy making at the j are not arming themselves because He told a reporter the Pentagon operates under a general staff system which is totalitarian in organization and And he also mentioned zealots in the Pentagon with a lust for He didnt name Meteor Air Transport j off her Page has long since Tribune Presents Bruce Barton In Issue Today First of a series of inspira tional weekly messages for all patriotic Americans will be found on page A12 of this sue as The Salt Lakf Tribune proudly presents its newest edi torial Bruce Barton brilliant and entertain Bartons columns will urge Americans to return to the old fashioned philosophy of hus tle and fame as an author Man Nobody as an advertising exec utive and as a representative in will draw from a wide background for material for his thought provoking His to be n weekly fea ture of The Salt Lake will appear every they are opposed to Hickerson The United States is not assisting them in their efforts because it is opposed to They are rearming and the United States is helping thorn to do because they fear the intentions of the Soviet Jakob Soviet deputy foreign replied that Hick ersons statement was a distor tion of Renews Soviet Charges Renewing Soviet charges that the United States hopes to rule the world through use of the aggres sive North Atlantic Malik said The Soviet Union is not threat ening anyone and is not preparing to threaten We arc being Malik said western Europe could not fear Russias be cause they were The only persons who should fear he were Wall Street mo he made huge profits out of the last The United States may not have many soldiers in Malik it has Panamas Army Seizes Control Of Government PANAMA 19 UP The national police army seized control of the government in a lightning coup Saturday night and an ulti matum to surrender was served on Daniel Chants who was barricaded In his reliable sources The ultimatum was said to have ordered the president and his which remained to surrender In food order be fore 2 or that an attack would be launched upon the pal ace under the direction of Ma jor Saturnine There was no official confir mation of the RIGHT FLANK Study Begins To Cement Iran Forces 19 Responding to pleas of the shah of Iran for increased American military the administration has started an intensive study of ways to make Iran the right flank of the Included is the possibility of giving the strategic middle east em neighbors of Soviet larger share of the new arms aid program for 14 it was learned Strong Impression The 30yearold praised by Harry S was reported to have made a strong impression on some of the presi dents top advisers in a round of conferences which were largely concluded A formal joint communique an nouncing any decisions reached on the aid issue is expected before his return home next month fol Two Others Believed Dead Search Saga Called Off 19 air too weak to discuss their were rescued from a stormy Atlantic Saturday by a Canadian destroyer after they bad drifted for three days in rubber life rafts following the crash of their B29 Two other fliers were believed to have gone down with their plane which ditched Wednesday night after a 4100mile flight from March when the pilot was unable to find Kindley air force base in soupy weather and ran out of gasoline at The missing plane touched off one or the biggest peacetime search operations in rival ing the one for aviatrix Amelia lost in the and the search for Eddie Ricken backer and six other air force men who survived 24 days aboard a life raft in the Search Called Off The fourday airsea search was officially called off late Saturday after the rescue of the 18 surviv Scores of planes and ships had been kept on the alert even after the survivors were found when search plane went for hours without reporting It suddenly renewed radio contact 70 miles off Bermuda and the search The Canadian H M C S a tribal class de stroyer which did convoy duty to Murmansk during the was diverted from a training cruise to and the West Indies to take part in the search with other Canadian and British The under command of Madgwick of radioed that the survivors were in weak condition to 75 hours and 39 minutes in the rough Names Undisclosed A message from the vessel said she did not have the names of the missing The 18 were reported exhausted after their ordeal aboard their two life rafts in seas so rough that rescue ships rolled from trough to trough and were hampered in their painstaking zigzag search in which navy coast guard vessels and three merchant marine ships took A wireless message from the Haida said she was proceeding to Hamilton under forced draft at 20 knots and expected to arrive there Sunday morning about 11 Madgwick said earlier he would transfer the men to the Canadian aircraft carrier Magnificent if their condition per apparently they were too Served Channel Duty The which was active in the English channel during the invasion of was in a task force with the the frigate Swansea and the British frigate en route to training She will re join the ships after landing in The survivors were found cling ing to two large life rafts when they were spotted by a B17 search plane piloted by 1st Edward Lynch of He dropped a radioed their position and summoned the de stroyer from a position 15 miles lowing a goodwill tour to the Pacific The winding up a four day visit to the witnessed his first American football game between Georgetown and George Washington univer sities He leaves Sunday for New York Truman made a cryptic ref erence to Iran as the right flank at a formal dinner Friday disclosing he had discussed this role for Iran at his White House conference with the shah earlier in the We Hope1 Truman spoke of doing we that will make that right which we talked strong as we hope the left flank and the center will The president did not elaborate on this apparent reference to the communism barriers from the Atj other debris that apparently had lantic alliance on the left to Iran Spotted by Sergeant The man who actually spotted the at was 26yearold Ralph of who had volunteered to ride in Lynchs plane as a Lynch fixed the survivors posi tion at about 385 miles northeast of an area under inten sive search after a rescue plane Friday found baggage and on the been jettisoned Oy the distressed Wiley Advises TV Capital As ADefense See Page Column S side of U UP Alexander Wiley proposed Saturday night that congress face up to threat of an atomic attack by carrying on its business In future by a longtime advocate of dispersal of government said in a statement that congress also should consider the ques tion of a mobile if neces on railroad trains where legislator and key government of ficers could continue to direct affairs of the Fantasy to Reality It seems Buck Rogerish and fantastic to suggest grim Wiley But it was just fantastic 30 years ago when another Wiscon Billy sug gested that some day aviation might be used to blast American The fantasy oil yesterday hu become the reality of He said members of congress could cast their votes by televi sion from 30 or 40 scattered in the This would the danger of overconcentratioa in he SmugneM Attacked Referring to a statement ear lier this week by the Atomic En ergy commission that Washington could be knocked out by single strategically placed atom Wiley said this was another in a long series of such frightening re ports which have been invariably followed by our government of ficials going back to What they do is alternately shock us with grisly reports about what an atomic bomb could do to Washington or New and then give us a sleeping pill of so as to assume that it cant happen he Planes Rescue Attaches HONG Two navy planes arrived Sat urday in Chungking to evacuate American embassy and consular personnel as the Communist armies steadily pushed back the ragged and shoeless Nationalist troops de fending the refugee Robert Strong of charge and his two em jassy Robert Rinden of and Lawrence Nor on of planned to fly to Hong Kong on hus ending American diplomatic functions in The consulate in Chungking was losed Thursday and the American flag was hauled Word was sent to the consulate in Kunming to close whenever Kunming consulate is the last outpost in Nationalist China out SEES THEM PLAIN AS DAY This was a reference to Paul j economic cooperation whose aid to Sergeant Spots Survivors of B29 19 saw them just as plain as life rafts tied to gether about half a mile off the left The 26yearold air force ser geant was to say the I called the pilot by intercom and told him exactly where to Thats all I had to do with What Ralph Ashe did was spot the 18 sur vivors of a B29 which went down in the He was the first man to see them in their He had volunteered to ride as a scan ner aboard the B17 search plane hunting the lost The 1st Edward of New said we made a 90 degree turn to i Europe headquarters are in I the left and dropped a aliclc containing a green and also a smoke I climbed to 1500 feet and we dropped the airborne life 1st Thomas navigator aboard the broke That boy Hawes was really he McGrain told how he watched from the circling bomber while the men in one of the life rafts paddled within five minutes to the Flying Dutchman lifeboat the B17 had then started the lifeboat engine and picked up the men on the other It was McGrain who salvoed the lifeboat from the and who also Friday night made ft calcu latert guess on where the survi vors might be His guess a mere 10 miles 100 feet downwind frqm the raft We circled the area and called Destroyer It called the Destroyer Trout and it in turn alerted the Canadian De stroyer The B17 hovered overhead and dropped more smoke to guide the Haida to the McGrain said watched Canadian destroyer come la at full Half a from lifeboat it went into reverse and put over one of its The destroyer lifeboat alongside the boat we bad dropped and pushed It up to destroyer like a The crew of the B17 the men taken aboard UM Then Lynch turned honwward KM landed at RST after mcic jiinvo Lynch said lifeboat landed I ing in air ;