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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 8, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Interroountain Network Station KALL Monday Thromh WEATHER Fwtly cloudy with rmia or Detella on Page M 177 SALT LAKE SATURDAY OCTOBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS CC Approves Low Rates For Geneva Decision Puts Rule On Permanent Basis for Freight White Mantle Spreads Over Scenic Brighton District Jjeaves ftt scenic Brighton which recently were turned to red and yellow hues Friday were covered with about 14 inches of 16 Inches of Snow Falls At Alta 12 at Brighton Richard Pokey Brighton resident of long clears an automobile of its first paint of the By ALLAN DEAN HALLIDAY The first tinges of Old Man Win ters icy breath the inter mountain leaving a heavy snow cover in the mountains and rainfall in the lower Up to 16 inches of snow has fallen in the Alta basin east of Salt Lake City and more than a foot at principal Salt Lake City Residents of Salt Lake City and most Utah towns tooK topcoats out of the A chilly 45 degrees was the highest tempera ture recorded during the Issue Frost Warnings Frost warnings were issued by the weather bureau and it was ex pected late Friday that most of the state would be touched before Rainfall in Salt Lake City was There was a trace of snow in the Salt Lake valley last year on the same and residents remember the recordtoppling winter that Bountiful reported Bing Plane Missing Four Aboard 7 A fivepassenger plane carrying four persons was reported missing Friday night on a flight to the west The pilot was Identified as El man Davidson of Burlington Junc He Was accompanied by his wife and and Lloyd also of Burlington They took off from Laramie air port Thursday bound for either Los Angeles or San Thpy left Laramie at No word has been heard from the singleengine plane since its CAA officials It liad been scheduled to report at Rock in southwestern and then stop for fuel at Reno or Las It was described as a Cessna silver colored with green with the number southwest of Salt Lake reported three of wet snow in the IlaSn Causes Accident Weather was credited with caus ing one accident in A mail truck which struck a utility pole disrupted phones and power service n the downtown area about six SJgar beet harvest in Utah was halted by rain that turned to a snow blanket in most sur rounding valley and canyon In the Salt Lake area Alta re ported 16 of fluffy The started Wednesday at 2 juiii has continued intermittently to Friday according to Mayor George Plows Clear Roads Utah state road commission plows had cleared roads and all residents and ore trucks leaving Alta did so without Threefoot drifts were caused by a wind that subsided by ranger at said the storm is about a week or 10 days early at He recounted a snow fall two years ago that struck the canyon Nearby Brighton recorded ap proximately 14 of slightly wet Persons traveling the can yon road before plows had cleared them found but by eve ning vehicle travel was reported Weather Stalls Flights The centra part of the Provo and Sanpete reported light to fairly moderate snow Airline flights to Provo were held up during the day because of a low cloud over cast but were cleared by Winds also Price reported a cold wind with heavy overcast and no precipita Cedar City had weather al most identical to that reported at St located in Utahs reported unseasonal cold Weather in the eastern sector of the state was rain all day turn ing to snow during The snow belt extended eastward from See Page Column 6 Truman Motors to Visits Protocol Chief 7 a brief case laden with correspondence and weather Harry S Truman ar rived here late Friday for a quiet visit at the home of Stanley Wood state department chief of and The fresh after a 1 motor trip from Wash confided to reporters that he would it in two hours U ie Jtad been But he forecast a 5050 chance for pleasant weather on Saturday mornings walk through the woods near home of Thomas and he pulled out two weather maps to back up the fore cast The chatting with porters on the lawn of the Wood wards classical Georgian resi gave a brief Jecture on He pointed out cold fronts and lowpressure areas all over the When someone remarked that information from Russia is vital to weather Truman observed that the Rus sians cooperate SovietAmerican cooperation is always good at the lower levels of he and that its only at the top that the United States and Russia dont get The president was accompanied by Wallace White House physician Harry army and press Yuma Fliers Kill Descent Plan 6Vp 7 durance flyers Bob Woodhouse and Woody Jongeward changed their plans Friday and decided to continue their flight indefi The two who clocked 1056 hours in the air at Friday said they had decided to wind up a record that may never Previously they had planned to land next seven weeks from the day they began the The plane is operating per and we feel as good as can be Longeward re ported in explaining the change of ABomb Ready In Congress Told Oct 7 The nations top air force and atomic energy officials assured congress Friday that atomic bombs can be delivered to in ternational bombers instantly if Harry S Truman gives the The assurances were given to the congressional atomic energy committee at a discussion so secret that even the official reporter was ordered out of the The legi liters refused to discuss the sub ject of the meetingbut it was clear that it involved the availability of At Moments Notice The only comment came from Brian McMahon chairman of the joint congressional In response to ques tions by he said he was satisfied that the atomic energy commission could turn over atomic weapons to the air force at a mo ments Under present the bombs remain in the custody of the completely civilian commission un less the president orders But McMahon told reporters that relations between the AEG and the air force are extremely The importance of the meeting was demonstrated by the presence of Lt Curtis who led the B29s that battered Japan into and now heads the strategic air Summoned From Omaha He was summoned from his headquarters in Omaha Thursday night to attend the Lemays presence apparently in dicated that questions were raised about the functions of the giant B36 the pride of the air They arc expected to carry the brunt of strategic bombing and Abomb delivery should war break out in the near The toplevel discussion was at tended by Air Stuart Symington and Hoyt Van air force chief of The discussion represented a new and ultrasecret phase of the con gressional committees inquiry into atomic Senate Rejects 90 Parity Farm Support 7 The senate turned down manda tory 90 of parity price supports for basic farm commodities Friday By a vote of 45 to 26 it reversed the decision of last Tuesday that snarled up price support legisla tion and sent it back to committee for a new Then it took up a measure by Clinton Anderson former secretary of agri for socalled flexible supports of 75 to 90 of The decision came in the face of a new argument from of Agri culture Charles Brannan that the extra cost of 90 support is relatively Parity is a price calculated to give farmers a fair return in terms of the price of things they The vote on the amendment climaxed an knockdown dragout fight over the height of 7 CSV The vote by which the senate re jected price supports at 90 of parity included Against the Thomas D and Watktns R of the floor under prices of five rice and the sixth basic was not directly involved because it would get 90 support under both the lost amendment and the pending The 19vote margin against the amendment by Senator Rich ard Russell and Mil ford Young was a surprise even to Ma jority leader Scott Lucas backing the Anderson had forecast the decision but claimed only a six to eight vote Spain Police End Case of Solons Stolen Trousers 7 UP police Friday closed the case of the congressmans stolen trousers by arresting a gang of railroad thieves and re covering the missing complete with and a rab bits foot in one pocket Juan Acosta leader of the railroad was shot and seriously wounded by police who rounded up his Zaragoza authorities said the trousers were hooked out of the expresstrain compartment occupied by James Rich and Eugene by a thief who poked a long fishing pole through the The two who flatly denied Thursday that they had been explained Friday that they didnt want publicity over such a minor oc 7 Phe interstate commerce com mission Friday approved on a permanent basis reduced rail road freight rates from a steel plant to points n the Pacific coast Reduced rates on iron or steel articles and on armor plates or shapes from Geneva to the west have been in effect since April Fridays commission action al lows the railroads involved to make the lower rates Not Unjust The commission found the re duced rates to be not unjust or It added that op sonents had not shown they would result in undue preference to the warbuilt Geneva steel plant of the Steel or in undue prejudice to steel mills in other arts of the The commission once tuspend d the lower but allowed hern to go into effect short jme It continued ts inquiry into their reasonable Rates from Geneva per hundred for carload shipments which the commission approved Los San Francisco and and Spo 63 cents 70 Prewar Bates The prewar rate of structural iron and steel from Utah points to California and Portland had been 60 cents per 100 Except for the reduced subsequent ncreases would have brought this to 91 Many steel includ ing the Kaiser of which owns the steel objected to the reduced They contended the rates gave the Geneva Steel an undue competitive advantage even under normal and that here is no need for the reduced rates to enable that plant to com pete successfully for business or o promote the economic growth of the The in giving final approval to the reduced said it had considered the interests of he railroads involved as well as he competing steel It added that the economy de mands that raw materials be uti lized to furnish steel for the needs of citizens and industries of Utah and the Ruling Insures Plant MathesiusSays Decision of the IC C in the Ge neva steel rate case Friday was greeted by Walther president of Geneva Steel as a guarantee the plant will be in a competitive position in the Pacific coast We of the Geneva Steel organi he are gratified to see our faith in the future of Ge neva as it has been by the final decision of the We are likewise gratified to see our position since we have contended from the start that the rates were equitable and nondiscrim The rates which won approval of the ICC were originally pub lished voluntarily by the Denver and Rio Grande Union Western Pacific and Great Northern Other stee companies filed protests after a brief the ICC al lowed them to become effective pending further As originally published the rates were 48 cents per hundred pounds to Los San Francisco anc Portland and 54 cents to Seattle and General increases have since boosted those rates to 63 cents to San Los Angeles and Portland 70 cents to Seattle and Admiral Tags B36 Billion Blunder Charges Gamble With Defense Arthur commander of Pacific house armed committee he thinks concentrating American armed might In BS6 bomber 1 toad gamble with security of the FourWay Strike Menaces Basic Industries in By ASSOCIATED PRESS Threat of a gigantic fourply aluminum and leveled at the nations economy The newest threats bobbed up when the CIO steelworkers union served a strike notice on the Aluminum Company of America and officials of the brotherhood of locomotive firemen and enginemen met to consider a nationwide walk out Cites Strike Cost The twin gtselcoal al ready under have been marked by spreading unemploy ment and a slackening of indus trial Cyrus federal concilia tion told John Lewis and the mine owners that each day of the strike was bringing the na tion closer to a This dis pute must be settled he The CIO United steelworkers union notified Alcoa that workers in eight states will strike at unless a satisfactory contract is agreed Alcoa produces about half the nations Call Chicago Meet The Which has pulled about of its members in basic steel is demanding a wage boost and free pensions and The company said the unions contract demarods are in The firemen and enginemens union called its general chairmen into a meeting at Chicago to con sider possible strike David brotherhood presi has recommended a nation wide walkout in protest against re jection of the unions demand for an extra fireman on Diesel en A presidential board ruled against the union request So under the law requiring a 30day cooling off the union could strike Oct no strike vote has been The general chairmen will decide whether to authorize such a vote among the A plan submitted by and other officials of nine aimed at speeding settlement of the four week old Missouri Pacific strike won acceptance by the com pany and the four striking Unless some unforeseen obstacle the trains should be run ning in a weeks For rest Smith of Missouri Defense Outlay Ordered Cut 7 Joseph defense unity revealed Friday night that the three armed services have been ordered to cut current spending about 10 across tiio board with some leniency toward the air The cut would amount to about during the present fiscal year which ends next June McNarney disclosed plans for the cutback in an address before the Quartermasters at Camp The announcement was made only a few hours after Chairman Carl Vinson of the house armed services committee suggested in Washington that Johnson be a congressional okeh before ordering reductions in military Claims Navy FreezeOut PerilsNation 7 The navys 1 airman Fri day branded the proud B36 atombomber as a billion dol lar blunder and charged that he defense command freezing the navy out on deci sions vital to victory in any future Mo sooner had Arthur Pacific fleet commander and noted naval made his charges before the house armed services committee than a move sprang up in congress to curb of Defense Louie to Kin Air Arm All the longsmoldering unrest in the navy exploded in a flat charge by Radford that the air force is trying to eliminate the air The 53yearold fly ing admiral first unloaded a smashing derisive attack on the air gigantic B36 an overrated 1941 ex very Then the delving into policy difference on war strategy in the poked into the upper Porter Hardy wanted to know if there is in the navy a feeling of confidence in the offices of Johnson and of the Navy Francis In the tense hearing Chairman Carl Vinson counseled Put your cards on the Ignore Navy And the outspoken naval eran of two speaking slowly and with carefully chosen replied I feel the general in the navy that decisions are being made in the highest in the defense establishment with out adequate information that can come only from the Radford also observed that if opinions are requested of navy of they are not given enough Hardy dug ahead la there lack of a wall that you from the office of the tary of defense I think the officer A most unhealthy the congressman Radfordg testimony pictured the armed services badly split on war He said their differences reached malignant And he gravely told the it is time to get to the bottom of it Vinson Club Chairman Carl Vinson led off the move to curb Louis John He offered a seven point memorandum point would amend the unification act to prevent John son from slashing appropriations any service without congres sional He said he un derstood Johnson was wielding the ax on navy Vinson said he brought up memo simply to get something be fore the committee for discus and he was not wedded to all Dewey Short observed that it the duty of congress to see that the money spent for purposes for which it is put in SeePage Columns GHOST COMES HOME Johnny Mize Blasts Yanks to 21 Lead NBC Shakes Up Top Personnel NEW Oct 7 Trammell relinquished the presi dency of the National Broadcast ing and became chairman of NBCs board of directors Friday in a top personnel shakeup per mitting him to give more time to major developments of the com Trammell was elected to succeed David Sarnoff at a regular meeting of the Joseph former executive vice president of the Radio Corporation of was named NBC presi dent to relieve Trammell of admin istrative Sarnoff remained as a member of NBCs By GAYtE TALBOT EBBETTS 7 Johnny Mize came back to haunt the National league A Yankee only since the 36yearold veteran smashed a tworun pinch single off the right wall to spark a threerun rally in the ninth inning just nipped the homer blasting 4 to in the third game of the world Two Home RUM The two clubs were knotted 11 in another homeric pitchers duel when large John unloaded the blow that broke the game wide Another Yankee run crossed before the recovered from Johnnys and it waa just as for both Luis Olmo and Roy Campanella smacked fourbaggers into the left field stands before Joe Page erased a pinchhitter for the final out of The American leaguers were a badly frustrated crew up to the time Mize His was only the fourth hit off Ralph who had pitched a tremendous game for eight and twothirds in who relieved Tommy Byrne after the southpaw had thrown a homerun ball to Fee Wee Reese and then had loaded the on a single and two in fourthinning throt tled the Dodgers on one lone hit the rest of the way before Olmo and Campanella jumped him at the Jittery Joe looked jittery and the crowd of waa yelling for blood when bulky Bruce went up to hit for the pitcher after blast had reduced the Yankees margin to a ingle But the great relief chucker aat down with hit second strikeout of the Inning to end the game and give the a 81 lead in Up to the time Branca suddenly lost his control and walked Yogi Berra with one out in the he had set down 14 in But in the ninth he walked Gene Woodling to fill the and the stage was all aat for Mizei Wean M The large man who wean 36 on bade Bounced one off the palings at about the 300 foot mark to send Berra and Brown dashing home and propel ling Woodling around to That all for Jack another young came on to pitch to Gerry and the Yankee freshman belted A single into writer to put the out in two in the last of the ninth left the score at 4 to tor ;