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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 5, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermonntaln Network MumUT Thronib rrUaj WEATHER CMsiderable portloi Details It 174 SALT LAKE WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Official Calls Miners Back to Utah Pits Promises to Remove All Pickets From Huntington Canyon Area Tribune Leased Wire striking United Mine Workers have been Instructed to report for work Wednesday morning at all mines in Malcom Rock UMW international board issued the statement here late Tuesday after a meeting with representatives of Independent Coal Operators The order eased tension which permeated the coal fields Tuesday morning when remained from the pits in spite of a direct order from John UMW chief An estimated 4000 miners failed to report to work with the ex planation they were needed for picket duty at nonunion which they were attempting to unionize and achieve contracts for miners in on a union Regarding the pickets who have been stationed at canyon points of entry to nonunion wagon Condie said Commissioner state industrial asked that the pickets be reduced in out all pickets are being withdrawn pending further nego Offer Negotiations The union leader said that the nonunion operators had proposed at the meeting that if the mines were put in operation the opera tors would be prepared individ ually to negotiate We expect to start negotiations on Wednesday or he Union miners had not returned to coal pits despite a request to do so from John UMW They purportedly re mained off the job in order to picket nonunion operators in an effort to have their workers or We are happy to accede to the wishes of Bracken Lee and his official staff in doing everything possible to settle this problem in a peaceful Conde We are appre ciative of his help and cooperation in the We also appreciate that the governor assigned Weisley and Joseph super intendent of the highway as hispersonal represent atives to this area in order to try to effect a peaceful Condie Hope for Peace We hope and believe a peace ful settlement can be he who wag present when Condie issued his state We deeply appreciate the wholehearted cooperation of the UMW and the independent coal producers in the attempt to work out peaceful I want also to express apprecia tion to Dudler and his of ficers and to Sheriff David Wal lace of Carbon county and his staff who have performed re markable service on a 24hour With Condies announce ment it is expected that coal mining operations in the Carbon EmerySalina area will soon re turn to except for Geneva Steel coal mines at Columbia and Horse which are idle because of the nationwide steel At a meeting of the nonunion operators following the negotia tions between their representa tives and representatives of the union in Carbon county court the operators indicated they would be willing to nego tiate if the pickets were Will Start Shipments members of the Inde pendent Coal Operators had decided to ship coal from their mines Wednesday after receiving Lee Reports Coal Peace Bracken Lee announced Tuesday at a secret joint committee meeting between union and nonunion coal miners at Carbon was suc cessful ano the men will go back to work Wednesday morn He said he was called directly from the meeting room by Otto chairman of the state industrial Wiesiey told me the un ion miners agreed to pull their pickets off and send all men back to work early Lee independent coal operators agreed to negotiate with the un he Lee stressed it doesnt nec essarily means the independent oprators will go they have agreed to Wtesley told him there was a better and less tension in Price immediately after the according to the And that sounds good to he Electric Field Feels Pinch OfSteelStrike 4 steel strike hit the home appli ance field Tuesday and new vio lence sputtered in eastern coal of Commerce Charles Sawyer said in New York the doublebarreled walkout is begin ning to have serious on some Government con trols on steel exports are being he There is no hint of peace In either coal or But the United Mine Workers are at least meet ing with coal Steel and union officials are standing Meet With Operators The UMW met with southern operators Tuesday at Thursday a negotiating session is scheduled with northern and western operators at White Sulphur Westinghouse Electric an nounced here that because of threatened shortage of it had placed a number of home appli ances on an allocation basis for distributors and dealers through out the These the company include large model refriger electric washing vacuum water heaters and Reports of new coal violence came in JQaniage The tipple coal preparation structure at the Fink and Son mine near was damaged by an State police found evidence a charge of dynamite caused the Several trucks hauling non union coal were bumped along roadsides near State police arrested three All was quiet in So quiet that steelmaster Eugene Grace and a halfdozen strikers got to gether for a halfhour chat about the The board chairman of the Beth lehem Steel talked with a group of pickets outside the com panys main office in fourdayold steel strike spread to two employing Key Figure in Navy Charges Gerald Bogan Tuesday reiterated his that the armed service unification program endangered but denied responsibility la release fetter stating the Series Enthusiasm Booms ite Threat of Rain Despi Violent Winds Big Texas Crops 4 dying gulf hurricane flailed its strength away to the northeast Tuesday night after swatting this Texas metropolis and dealing a heavy blow to coastal Farm losses ran into the Its slap early Tuesday at this city of more than was sur prisingly But the hurricane smashed hard at a bumper cotton and vegetable Heavy Rain The storms traveling about 15 had moved 120 miles northeast of here Tuesday night to The weather bu reau said it would continue its weakening advance the next 12 to 18 throwing wind squalls ahead of The weather bureau said heavy rains and locally strong winds preceding the storm would strike in extreme northeast south east south ern extreme southern extreme western Ken western Tennessee and northwest Trees Bent Double Trees were bent level Some tapedup glass store windows Sheets of rain made ponds of underpasses and blocked some About 5000 people hud dled in the city where the blare of juke boxes failed to drown out the screech of the The Cross said per sons found refuge in storm shelters at Port Ar Bay Victoria and Port Many others blocked high ways Monday night as they fled As it thrashed inland the hurri cane whipped and pounded rice and cotton NEW 4 of ram cast a gray shadow Tues day night over the golden world series opening Wednesday between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn The game Is scheduled for 1 EST 11 Salt Lake But the for showera failed thusiasm of the vast multitude of raucous Dodger of haughty Yankee and of outoftown baseball fans of all stripes of Yankee site of games and possibly six seven of the baseball can accommodate fans but it was all sold out except for the usual bleacher seats which are a cinch to sell like hot cakes when the gates open at 9 Wednes Record Possible The first day crowd may set a new record for We sta dium mark is made in the 1947 series with Since then prices have been boosted from to for boxes and to for reserved This may bring the receipts over even the lush hit in the larger Cleveland stadium last Prices then were as they are now but there are more box seats in Yankee There were black market offers as high as for a single place in a box costing originally High strategy went on in secret meetings of the rival White haired Hurt who man ages the National league said he would not reveal his start ing pitcher until Everyone guessed it would be Don giant strongarm Ne gro with a record of 17 victories and eight or the anemic but highly effective E1 w i n Preacher Reynolds Starter Grayhaired Casey Stengel of the American league Yankees came right out and said it would be Allie a 176 Roe is a left hander the others are right On paper the teams appear rather although the betting odds favor the Yankees 9 to The Dodgers hit for the sea the Yankees Each won Oddly enough in home kind of stuff the Yankees have been Dodgers 153 to 115 over the It is no surprise that the Dodgers lead in stolen 113 to as manager Shotton Ive got a aggressive My kind of a FuriUo Casualty pennant up at stretch said could not play unless ths doctor performs a HIS groin waa painfully injured in the sea sons last game Probably the biggest imponder able of the world series is Joe Dl baseballs silent man who gets a Underweight from a battle with a virus kept on the bench half the season by a bone spur on his Dl Maggio will try to give another of those great competitive efforts of his to rise above the limitations of his own physical More on Series Navy Forces Showdown In Armed Services Rift TEMPORARY RESPITE Senate Shelves Farm Aid To End Bitter Battle 4 senate split wide open on the question of how to support crop prices Tuesday ended two days of bitter battling by temporarily shelving a longrange farm The vote was 41 to The action came on motion of Clinton Anderson former secretary of agri after his flexible price prop bill had been rewritten into a highsupport measure by Vice Alben Barkleya action in breaking a tie Andersons motion to send the bill tack to the agriculture com mittee for 48 hours was He efforts to Scott Lucas of the Democratic said the measure will be taken up again as soon as the committee returns it to the Farm BUI Lucas were going to get a farm bill this session no matter how long we stay Barkley went against Anderson and Lucas to make the vote 38 to 37 for adoption of an amend ment by Senators Richard Bus Arthur Wathlns tltah voted to recommit the farm On the two ballots on an amendment to establish major crop price supports at 90 per cent of he voted for the El bert Thomas Utah was act listed as sell and Milton Young setting up price at 90 of parity on major crops wheat calculated to give fanners same return from In relation to things they that they had in a past period favorable to These supports would go Into effect when farmers voted for Acreage controls in some marketing Proposed Sliding Scale supported by George Aiken and had proposed a sliding scale of from 75 to 90 per cent of Anderson and Aiken have argued that a 90 price keep Army Field Forces Show Off New Tactics for Truman FORT 4 UP Harry S Truman Tuesday got a firsthand look at secret weapons and new combat techniques of the army field and came away He flew here from in an air force Constellation arriving at and spent the day watching the crack 82nd airborne division do its He returned to the capital at As an artillery battery com mander in World War Tru man was particularly impressed by a demonstration of a secret radar device for aiming artillery Drop Huge 105 He also watched entranced while huge 105mm howitzers were dropped by parachute along with ammunition and paratroops to man the Officers said it was the second time in history the feat had been Truman was accompanied by of the Army Gordon Gray and Lawton army chief of He waswelcomed to this sprawling base by Mark chief of the army field forces Watch World Series Drama Today on Old Ironsides Its world series day as has been the custom for the past 81 Salt Lakers are invited to watch the aeries on The Salt Lake Tribune and Salt Lake Telegram electrical Old v The big green raylcte hundreds of electric light will dramatizthe action talcing place in Yankee stadium as the Brooklyn Dodgers meet the New York Yankees for the worlds baseball A playbyplay reenactment of the synchronized with the broadcast carried by radio station will begin at 11 The broadcast featuring information about the players and a roundup of preaeriea will begin at Make sure youre the series starts and plan to watch every gams of the series on Old Lt John base com and Alvan Gillen commander of the Third Kerr Scott of North Carolina and members of the North Carolina congressional dele gation joined the presidential party at Fort Reviews Troops More than troops of the armys Fifth most of them from the famous 82nd passed in review before the com mander in Truman said he Bad never seen a better In an informal speech after luncheon at the officers he paid the army an indirect compli ment for staying out of current interservice bickering between the air force and I hope that when the navy and air force get all their troubles the army as usual will go Truman His only references to politics were two joking remarks which seemed to be directly contradic A Great Gadget When some of the base officers presented him with a collapsible speaking Truman held it aloft and said Tou fellows get ready now this is a great whistlestop he seemed to refute that hint that he is eager to get out and stump the coun try again in a political cam In an admiring reference to a small but powerful loudspeaker which the field have de Truman said You can hear it for two Anybody running for office some jtimes needs to be heard for two Maybe It took miles for me to be completely heard in the 1948 campaign and I hope I will never have to do that In the same jovial he told officers that he was frustrated on his last trip to Fort Bragg be cause he was refused a chance to make a parachute Picture on page ing food prices may one day cause consumers to rebel and pos sibly throw out the whole price support Backers of the highsupport legislation contend that any se rious sag in farm prices could set off a depression affecting the whole Senator Lucas suggested that a vote on the recommittal motion be See Page Column 5 Senators Confirm Judge Minton For High Court 4 UP senate Tuesday night con firmed the nomination of Fed eral Judge Sherman Minton to the supreme court after reject ing Republican pleas that com mittee hearings be held to ques tion him on his The roll call vote on confirma tion was 48 to A proposal by Wayne Morse to return the former Indiana new deal sena tors nomination to the senate judiciary committee was de feated by a vote of 48 to Arthur Watkins voted against confirmation of Judge Elbert Thomas was paired in favor of confirma Demos Defeat Try to Cut Welfare Bill 4 House Democrats Tuesday beat back a Republican drive to cut the administrations big social secu rity expansion The first test came on a Repub lican to open the bill up for It was rejected by a vote of 189 to Republicans served how they will continue a fight to trim down two provisions of the administration bill which would increase both pay roll taxes and benefits under the The battle was fought along strict party The Republi cans agreed in party conference that if they were defeated on at tempts to offer amendments they later will submit a complete sub stitute providing a more limited Democrats also held a party con ference to rally support for the ad ministration Defeatof the GOP amendment proposal opened the way for four days of floor debate on the meas Administration leaders brought it up at a time when pensions and security is the key issue in labor management disputes in the coal and steel The administration bill would extend coverage of the present old age pension which now covers about to about others including domes the and work ers in state and local governments and nonprofit It would increase the payments to old age pensioners by an aver age of It would boost the pay roll taxes on both employers and Each now pays 1 on earnings up to a The bill would raise the base to a year and increase the levy gradually until it reached starting Louis Johnson bomb didnt change Red A Us Johnson Says Two Probes Launched In Wake of Charges 4 investigation were launched swiftly Tuesday in the aftermath of navy officers charges that naval morale is shattered and the national aecurity weakened under the unified defense The house armed services committee scheduled a hearing for navy officers who feel that the air force is being given too much priority and that sea power and its own air arms are danger ously A few hours Louis chief of naval announced an investigation to de termine how confidential naval correspondence containing some of the charges happened to be made public Monday Cardinal Regulations One of the navys cardinal reg ulations regarding confidential has been Den feld Ite said he was dis tressed and indicated disciplinary action was in Denfeld said he himself did hot approve the although he had spoken in the correspondence of the danger of stripping the navy its offensive had noted the present navywide con over recent defense develop and had quoted a IMS warning are not thoroughly familiar with its In the background of the dispute was the continuing rivalry between the navy and air force over aerial assignments in any future a whitehot rivalry which has per sisted during the past two years despite peace agreements worked out by the military high com mand and congress Full Public View The quarrel flamed into full pub lic view Monday night when a navy asking released letters three admirals had sent of the Navy One of Vice Gerald commander of the first task fleet in the said navy morale has sunk almost to de spondency because of a belief that this country is being sold a bill of The false he in is the theory that wars can be won cheaply and quickly by giving top priority to the air force or any single Bogan acknowledged Tuesday that he had written the letter and that he stood firmly by Aboard the carrier Valley Forge in San Diego Bogan said I wrote the letter in good because its what I Ill take responsibility for what It but not for release of the Concerning Release Concerning the he somebody back there in Wash ington has gotten way off As the Bogan letter moved up through channels toward of Navy Denfeld and commander of the Pacific added their comments under the heading in Denfeld said that to strip the navy of its offensive power is to leave the nation with out offensive Radford said that rightly or wrongly the ma jority of Pacific fleet officers con cur with Bogans views and with similar views expressed previously by navy John Bogans Letter The release of the correspond ence sent high navy officials into hourslong conferences Late in the Denfeld is sued his statement announcing an He said Bogans letter was expression of his personal He said that under navy regula tions higher officers through whose hands the letter passed had to append forwarding indorse Unification of the armed fsrces of the United States is the law of the the principles and objec tives of which I have wholeheart edly indorsed and am striving to make Denfeld For Defense i 4 nations armed forces have enough money to do their congress was told But there were reports the lawmakers soon may be asked for more funds to In crease this countrys atom bomb of Defense John son gave the assurance about the financial status of ths navy and air force which are ticketed to receive about in the current fiscal He said atomic explo sion has brought no change in the high commands defense which were based on that budget estimate Johnson expressed those views at a meeting with members u senate and house appropriation committees who are putting fin ishing touches on tiifc dollar defense In the atomic there were indications that con gress may be asked for emergency funds to finance an expanded wea pons This would be in addition to the in cash and contract authority al ready voted to run the atomic en ergy commission through next June Although the commission re portedly has not yet filed a request for more Homer Fer guson expressed be lief that congress will any justified increase in view of Russias rapid progress in the atomic The atomic energy commission has received just about everything it has said a member of the appropriations com Although he said it seems doubtful that they could spend any more money he added that if they congress probably would grant FOUGHT BY CORPORATIONS1 Truman Urges Olds Approval 4 Harry S Truman charged Tuesday that powerful corpor ations are seeking to block his reappolntment of Leland Olds to the Federal Power commission and he urged the senate to con firm Olds for the The presidents contained in a letter to the were made public a few hours after a senate commerce subcommittee voted unanimously that Olds is not qualified for the By his Truman thus signalled for a sharp senate fight to save the Olds has completed two terms on the com We cannot allow great corpo rations to dominate the commis sions which have been created to regulate the president said in a letter to Vice Alben Barkley and Edwin John son chairman of the full commerce Truman said that powerful corporations have not been pleased with Olds and added They now seek to prevent Ms confirmation for another It would most unfortunate if they should In his terms on the Truman said that Olds has labored diligently in the service of all the people and has earnestly sought to protect against the narrow special the public interests of The four Democrats and time Republicans on the subcommittee held lengthy hearings on Olds theyvoted unanimously to the full committee The evidence presented to your subcommittee clearly demonstrates that the nominee does not possess the requisite qualifications for important public office of Federal Power A clerk read Trumans let ter to the nenaU upon instructions from Immediately af terward Johnson read a reply be had sent to the president Johnson disclosed that Tru mans letter was received before the subcommittee took ite He said it waa read and and discussed tofora the ;