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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intermountaln Network Station KALL Monday Through Friday WEATHER Partly cloudy Tueedayi showers on Page 21 180 SALT LAKE TUESDAY OCTOBER 1949 PRICE FIVE1CENTS 3 2 Lost as B17 Dives Into Great Salt Lake Navvmen Call Giant B36 Easy Target Scenes After Crash of B17 Into Great Salt Lake Wreckage of the B17 Flying Fortress which crashed in Oreat Salt Lake early Monday coffin for five Only parts of the ship stayed above the Lower photo shows rescue workers remov ing one Photos by Brandt TribuneTelegram Starts Steel Strike Mediation Indicates Positive Action STAFF DIVIDES 10 The government is goinfr and up the steel 5i j will be to consider the impediments This conforms with to try Which exist to a prompt settle the presidential board recommen ment of the steel industry and to ascertain in what ways the strike j A total of 10 firms have Chiang Envoy In France Bolts to Reds 10 diplomatic staff members here de 10 Navy experts said Monday the Russians surely can detect and shoot the B36 atom bomb carrier out of the sky and the bomb it self isnt as destructive as people think In said Commander Eugene air ordnance a man about a mile and a quarter away from a burst wouldnt be seriously This brought a surprised gaap from spectators at a hearing of the house armed services committee where the navy is pounding out its arguments in a furious airwar pol icy controversy raging in the Pen Destruction Area Limited Although the bomb completely devastates its immediate Tatom its area of destruction is rather he atom bomb ing takes precision work and here is where the B36 cant produce at its feet altitude deep in enemy At this height it would require saturation bombing literally rain ing atom bombs on a target area and that would bring on indis riminate destruction of urban areas and the witness The committee heard a parade of navy technicians belittle the mon ster sixengined intercontinental plane which the air force claims can do anything as a combat Easy to Destroy They said this nation has tools to spot it and the fighters to destroy it and it is reasonable to believe the Russians The B36 is currently spot lighted in a navyair force dispute over air war Navy men claim the sea air arm is a vital defense factor that is being whit tled back while mistaken emphasis is put on air force longrange of Defense Louis John who is due to testify later about cuts in naval funds which committee critics say are pointedly referred Monday to his own charges that naval partisans have roused false Johnson Defends Navy speaking at Paul before the American Federation of repeated portions of a June speech in which his sharp criticism It alluded to a naval up roar over Johnsons cancellation of building of the supcrcarrier United This also is a subject the committee expects to explore in its current Harry S Truman main tained silence as navy officials gleefully seized the opportunity to give the public their opinion of the B36 as a vulnerable overrated weapon on which they claim it is dangerous to put much hope in atom Possible Radar Target naval electronics William Green Gains 26th straight term as AFL Johnson Tells AFL Navy Role Essential 10 Secretary of Defense Louis John son pledged anew Monday that the navy will continue to have an essential and honorable role in the nations armed Johnson told concluding sessions of the American Federation of Labor convention that there is a deep and growing appreciation for the job of the other fellow by the navy and air All three defense he are learning to cooperate as a unified Johnson re peated a denial he made last June that there is any plan to sink the navys air arm or reduce the navy to a second class Hold ABomb Lead The defense secretary said even though Russia now has learned the atomic secret he is confident we still hold the lead in That he is not sufficient to grow com placent but enough to be de cisive if we continue the present j The AFL before winding up their annual elected 76yearold William Green to his 28th straight term as feder ation All other top A P L officers also were reelected with out The delegates gave a blanket endorsement to major proposals of the Truman administrations fair deal They shouted sup port for such proposed legislation as national health insurance and expanded social security and job less pay Top Legislative Task Pilot Cited Zero Visibility In Last Radio Contact Seven hours after a B17 flying fortress disappeared In rain and clouds over Salt Lake City early its shattered rem nants were discovered in Great Salt lake 114 miles northweat of Antelope Hope for survival of any of its five occupants was aban Two bodies were recovered by a Naval Reserve picket a third body was located in water too shallow for and two others still are Hill Air Force base reported the planes occupants when it radioed its destination while over Salt Lake City Monday at were Edward pilot and vet eran of World War II combat Utah Air National Davis First Don 2469 Commonwealth Salt Lake Kermit American Utah crew Port son o Percy employe of airways and air communica tions Hill Air Force companies ana tne CIO United Steelwork nationwide steel shutdown 10 days came as the steel i announced two more firms have endangered hundreds of thou i have signed on union sands of ers I They are KelseyHayes Wheel So only It is the first peace move since the Co pittsburgh and the Mas been laid off in soyHarris of ago in a war over free is a fabricat said that the B36 would be the best possible radar target day or partic ularly in high altitudes such as i Chinese diplomatsthroughout the The big steel and coal strikes I to thdr The army signal corps can track George embassy counsel hat 11 diplomats he embassy and from the consulate general Vv y Tl walked out on Chiang Kai and the 10day steel Those shek and lhe jjation Robert operations officer at Hill aide to William Hill Air Force base commanding was abord the plane which discov1 ered the wreckage in the midst of s spreading oil Approached Wreckage Later with Henry Hill AFB medical officer Floyd Ho Heath and Harold Hill AFB photogra approached the wreckage in mud scow owned by Ogden Den tal Rescue operations were under taken from Salt Lake City in a 36foot picket boat operated by naval reserve active duty per sonnel Bill Joe Mclver and Peter chief petty officers and Nor man Winds Slow Rescue Capable of making 14 knots on smooth the picket boat was held to less than 5 knots by choppy seas throughout the res cue The identified unofficial ly as Morgans private was on a routine flight from Kirt land to Hill It reported to the field over Salt Lake City at See Page Column 1 Delegates put TaftHartiey law repeal of the down as their have i allied industries coal walkout Those primary task for the say ing in a policy statement If the 81st congress persists in its refusal to act diuiv jii i and has reached the moon weare preparedI takeour Russia has a radar detecting Another naval Al fred Metsger of the Pacific fleet The government made three futile j ing fim employing Kelseyi work stoppages have idled nearly at Canton Heinr told the lawmakers that t np uCIOiC CCA I f fhof ers appear to equal or in fighting the best in service in this efforts to settle the dispute before j Hayes nas 6so the j Both companies agreed Chingalready has moved into the fourweek coal He got i John United Mine Work er and mine to agree on talking contract this The steel action bad been ex pectod as strike effects Steel Holds Cnmmtnt But industry leader States Steel spearheading the labor fight with steelworkor Philip said it had not yet been notified of the govj eminent Comment was j There also was no immediate i reaction from union i Both sides have held doggedly i to their prestrike union for free insurance and pen sions by a presi dential board the industry for welfare with workers helping to foct the said this left only a sick ambas to pay Latest furloughs are reported in j a charge daffairs anci the workers a 30c pension and insur The Consolidated Western j consui generaj iOyal to ance package without employe i Steel a United States Steel j and that tnc rebcis were taking put 500 employes of the embassy and its Asks To Break Chains 10 Josef Beran appealed Monday to Roman Catholic priests to op pose the governments new church law and not be bought for the silver of The archbishops message was made public as the controversial church bill went before its first committee of the national as The bill would reduce priests to thf status of civil The assembly will convene Fri its fabricating plant arcnveSi Other sources differed on the number of diplomats who prench forcjgn ministry on a threeday Arranging Schedule The Levingston Shipbuilding 500 also of said its gajd Cnarge DAffairs Tuan Mao workers will work on alternate an nad inforrned it only six offi Both firms said a lack of had switched steel is The big blows arc yet to In a brief Ching said he is arranging a schedule of in a communique issued through the French news Tuan said only two Chinese officials had been dismissed for insubordi day and take it up on an urgent Chings brief statement in Washi ington said he is arranging a schedule of separate and infor mal conferences with rcpresenta tives of some of the leading steel companies and with representa tives of the United Steelworkers j of Ching added The purpose of these meetings Church sources said the arch who has been by his own declaration interned in his palace rince had sent a message to the priests warning that public consent to the new law would be treason to teachings of Christ and the holy separate and informal confernatj0n and everyorfe else was ences with representatives of some j sticking loyally to his He of the leading steel companies andlcouid not be reached to clear up with representatives of the United i the conflicting Steelworkers of j The first of Ching added I its kind in a major Chinese emj The purpose of these meetings a dilemma to the will be to consider the impedi1 French foreign ministry for sev ments which exist to a prompt setCral i tlement of the steel industry disj Officials of the French foreign i and to ascertain in what I ministrys Asiatic affairs section ways the service might best con1 met for several They were j tribute to such a j particularly concerned by the The conferences will be held threat of a rebel sitin at the em at mutually convenient dates and One source said they comi which will be announced municated with Washington and to the pross from time to I London to get the reaction In the is should be a spokesman for the J understood that the service ministry announced that it been and will continueto be backing up the Nationalists and frequent contact with the parties i was striking the dissident Chinese on both off its diplomatic Democratic Farm Truman Map Aims Today 10 UP Democratic partys farm leaders in congress scheduled a talk with Harry S Truman Tuesday for a showdown on new farm The meeting points up confu sion which has prevailed lately over just what kind of farm biil the president wants or will ac cept at this The house has voted to con for one crop price supports that guarantee farmers 80 oJ Thc senate is pre pared to vote this possibly on a longrange bill to provide a flexible scale from 75 to of parity after the first Thc sponsored by Clinton is backed by senate Democratic Leader Scott Lucas of Illi this try and to make TaftHartley re peal the paramount issue of the 1950 congressional election cam Johnson drew a camparison be tween labor movements in the United States and saying the former is the latter In he the sum of all the differences between the position of labor in the United States and its status in Russia actually spells out the difference between our basic outlook and their basic de mocracy and Need Troop Ships Another convention Chairman Philip Fleming of the Maritime said this country has lagged behind others in numbers of oceangoing passenger ships but is taking steps to build a number of new vessels within the next few But we would be in a bad way for troop ship tonnage right now 81st Congress Wins Praise Oct 10 The White House Monday hailed the record of the Democratic 81st congress as remarkable and rather The White House released a 13 page summary showing the status of legislation recommended by White House Press Charles Ross explained that the presi dent promised during a recent news conference to put together a factual analysis of the work done by this Handing the document to re porters for use as Ross said I think you will find this rather a remarkable record of achieve Some impression has gone out that this congress has not done very but when you add it it is a rather impressive Train Plunges Into Chasm 10 ISVX Los AngelestoChicago Rock Is land passenger train plunged through a stormweakened trestle east of here taking the lives of at least nix persons and in juring an estimated A child was missing and four persons were in critical condition in The speedingRock Island Im perial knifed into a waterfillwl chasm which created during the night by a furious The identified deaii Clarence Joe Los Negro chef aboard the Imperial Junior Mitchell died Monday night in a Liberal Two Bodies Unidentified Two bodies were One was that of a Negro The mangled beyond recog was taken from the wreck age Monday A 2 Msyearold Crystal was Her and Eugene Port and another escaped serious The train derailed during the inky blackness of the early ing hours on a stretch of flat Kansas The only light for the rescue operation was furnished by the lanterns and flashlights of some 60 persons from nearby Fow ler who went to the aid of the stricken Water Covers Highway Water stood unnaturally in small lakes in the area and in the three miles between Meade and the dis aster scene lapped over high way 04 which parallels the rail The fury of the storm hampered some operations in that water closed important highways in the But ambulances The analysis made a point of I were able to reach the scene from the fact that inclusion of any bill some 40 miles to the in the summary did not mean that it was in accord with Tru mans recommendations in all re southwest and Dodge The four rear Pullman cart re mained on the GREETED BY sudden emergency Fleming The convention adopted an in ternational policy statement con demning communism and calling on the government to help form an alliance of democratic governments in the far east and Pacific areas to oppose similar to the Atlantic pact agree i The statement especially urged immediate and effective aid for democratic forces in Yuma Endurance Fliers End Record Flight of 46 Days 10 the former title Thrir Woody Jongeward and Bob Wood house brought their faltering City of Yuma in a perfect landing Mon day after setting a new world en durance mark of 46 days 20 hours 18 Sheriffs deputies estimated the crowd which greeted the fliers at more than The Arizona na tional guard furnished an honor guard for the aviators as they walked unassisted from their plane to an automobile ajvd from the automobile to the platform where they were received by May or As they brought their plane in for the eight navy Hell cats from Los sup plied an aerial Among the first to greet the new champions were Pick Riedel and Bill Harris of record of 1008 hours in the get last was passed by the Yuma businessmenaviators last Riedel and Banis flew Riedel and Harris arrived in their record plane SunkUt Lady at 3 MST Jongeward and Woodhouse landed at ending 1124 hours and 18 minutes of continuous flight A burned out magneto brought the decision to who greeted the pilots on their return to earth were their Betty Jongeward and Bertha and their par and Albert Jonge ward and and Harold Monday night the pUots and their wives were guests of their ground Paul at ft dinner in a local hetaL ;