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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 1, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intennountela Network Station KALL Through Fridiy WEATHER Mostly continued Details oi 18 140 SALT LAKE THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1949 PRICE FIVE CENTS Vaughan Denies Link With Gambler Protests He Knows Nothing Of FBI Liquor Deal Probe 31 Harry Vaughan swore Wednesday that he knows nothing about charges the F BI once investigated reports he took money from gambler Frankie Costello and liquor interests for trying to get more grain for whisky But the White House military aide did acknowledge that the FBI checked rumors he aci cepted a bribe for fixing j Ministers Council Meets 17 On Pact Aspects Ogden Probes Third Killing In Six Weeks Severe Beating Fatal To I Found in Orchard an income tax complaint against an unnamed Bois Exonerated Cornelius Vaughans testified that his boss was completely exon In his second day of testimony before senate five percenter in Vaughan also revealed additional details of how he ac cepted some in Democratic campaign including one from a Los Angeles and Wash ington attorney who sought his help in getting a friend out of The 55yearold presidential crony also conceded that he may have been wrong some matters in cluding his selfstyled good John He said the busy little man of many who faces possible prosecution for perjury and income tax evasion as a result of the in will have to be fumigated before he ever can show his iace around the White House Golden Greek Vaughan said he was not aware that Costello and William sometimes called golden Greek of horse were part ners in the Whitely New York liquor He denied that he ever received any money from the Whitely firm or from Schenley The general also brought out gome more the committee supplied his many favors for friends who beckoned to him for help in their dealings with the When Chairman Clyde Hoey gaveled the hearing to a close after two hours and 49 minutes of searching crossexam the beribboned Vaughan confided to reporters I feel Why shouldnt I Asked to Appear The chairman said columnist Drew Pearson will testify Thurs He said Pearson asked to ap pear because he was afraid Wednesdays testimony would leave the impression that he Pearson had accused Vaughan of bribery when he actually did Hoey hopes to recess the hear ing Thursday after also hearing Jess former War Assets administrator and now chief of the newlycreated general services But Republican committee mem bers led by Joseph Mc have served notice they will not consider it closed un til they can question James the ailing original influ ence and David Ben Bennett is president of the Al horf of which paid for seven deep freezers sent to Vaughan and other capital no tables including Truman and Chief Justice Fred Not Just Fishing Vaughan insists friendship was the only motive for the Wednesdays quizzing of Vaughan on reports linking him with Costello and liquor interests uas directed by McCarthy who in sisted he was not just But Vaughan and xvho was an embarrassed and un comfortable stoutly in sisted they knew nothing about Vaughan insisted as he did that he knows nothing WASHINGT 31 State department announced Wednesday that the first meeting of the council of ministers established by the North Atlantic treaty will con vene here The announcement said it is expected that the foreign min isters of all parties to the treaty will The treaty called for estab lishment of the council to con sider matters concerning the implementation of this The pact provided that the coun cil be organized so as to be able to meet promptly at any The agreement marks the first move to build up the actual ma chinery of the defense alliance and put it into Harry S Truman formally put the treaty into effect a week ago at a simple White House 10 Sailors Die In Pacific Plane Plunge SAN 31 A big navy flying boat barely cleared San Diego harbor before crashing into the sea enliSted men were The 30ton patrol plane exploded when it hit Corotiados Silver Flames from the which scattered wreckage over 300 could be seen from the naval air station inside the harbor on North A crash boat from the island and a coast guard rescue flying boat reached the boat within 20 minutes after the explosion was Force Shreds Attire Only one body was found in the Paul medical officer on the crash said most of the victims clothing had been ripped off and that death from multiple extreme injuries had been A second body was later The search continued for The llth naval district identified two of the victims as Martin the whose widow and two children live at Chief Machinists Mate George National whose widow lives Other identifications were with held until relatives are Crash on Impact A report reaching the air sta tion said the with its two engines tilted on its port hit the water and crashed over on its The explosion occurred on The medical officer in the crash boat said The plane had completely dis There were no large portions of We found an oil some about Costello and his alleged na gear and debris over an area of 300 See Page Column 8 I History Veils GAR Remnant As Weep 31 Six of the last boys in blue went down the last mile into history Wednesday They had one final hour of mar tial glory over a 12block parade roiite as almost spectators cheered the last remnant of the Grand Army of the Younger veterans by the hun dreds marched for an hour behind the cars that carried the soldiers who f oupht unity and Clyde New was there with the Veterans of Foreign Wars as their new na tional Fifers and drummern kept Tramp the Boys Are Marching echoing through downtown streets as the old men drank in the Commanrterinchief Theodore sat out the parade route ths back ef is autoaisbils waving both hands happily to the throngs at the Robert gaily waved a little American flag that a woman ran up to give The marine band and a choir packed the closing camp fire ceremony with more Civil War but the war days were too long ago for the old The of the GAR now until he to sing Tenting on the Old Camp Ground in a voice that cracked a The old veterans clasped hands of them a Then they hobbled out through a weeping audience as the marines played God Be With You Till We Meet The commander shook each vet erans hand in And then the marching days were all over for ths Grand Tribune leased Wire po lice officers Wednesday launched an investigation of the third killing in this area in the past six weeks after a man identified as Lyn Salt Lake died from effects of a severe Found at Wednesday in an orchard northeast of the man died soon after he was taken to Ogden He identified by personal papers which listed his Salt Lake Cit3r address only as general de Severely Beaten The examining said he had been sevarely battered on the head and had possible fractures of neck iuui Death may have been hastened by several hours ex posure in the the physi cian Police and the fire department ambulance crew did a splendid job of getting the victim breath ing Sycamore but he was too far A passing motorist and his wom an who were not iden reported the presence of the victim to 17yearold George 1530 about They told young Camp bell the man had been lying there since they went up the oanyon Wednesday at 5 George rode oh their running board to the spot and later notified a who called Lying 3STear Road Patrolman Otto with other investigated and found the victim lying approx imately 50 to the south of the highway at a point where a gate leads to the The gate was The victims hat was placed neatly near his feet and contained various papers and other wallet was according1 to Cneof his shoes was lying nearby and the other some distance away on the other side of the Ke was lying about 200 or 250 See Page Column z Cripps Start TEpio Dollar Quest 31 Arm in arm and beaming with good Foreign Ernest Bevin and Sir Stafford chancellor of the left Britain Wednesday on a journey that Bevin described as probably one of the most important missions in They will represent Britain the financial conference in Washington at which a long term lasting solution will be sought for the sterling areas chronic trading deficit with the dollar Back Dollars Bring us back some someone shouted from dockside as the two ministers sailed away from Southampton on the liner Bevin said before his I would ask the public not to expect to find the solution in a Bevin and Sir Stafford empha sized the political aspects of the Washington While camera shutters Bevin said We are about to proceed to the United States of America to meet both our Canadian and American friends on probably one of the most important missions in Foundations for Peace It is our I am sure tjiat of America as build up a sound world peace hfcw ever much we may achieve success in political understanding and in the devising of methods and treaties to achieve that un less we can find the right answer to financial and economic prob lems we shall not have laid a sound foundation for the future peace of the Bevin contin reiterating the idea that he had already expounded in the house of Therefore on this he we are to dis cuss the problem not only In the narrow limits ot finance or but in its relation to the whole problem of future safety and se curity of the In that spirit both Sir Stafford and I are leaving these shores as a a united believe represent ing a united try and achieve a solution which will give to all peace and prosper Senate Approves Soviet Peter gestures as he describes to newsmen how Sovist embassy in Washington tried both threats and bribe offers to persuade him anil fellow Russian Anatole Bar sov to return to The fliers deserted the Soviet air force last October in Legion Urges to Aid China Cause 31 The American Legion Wednesday refused co write off China as lost and called on United States to help the fight the The in a resolution ap proved unanimously its Slat national appealed to the Chinese people to all foreign ideologies aimed at settingup totalitarianism the interest of a foreign And the vet erans organization called for the governments immediate aid in forming a ranilfic regional union along the lines of the Atlan tic Asks Watchful of Defense Louis John son told the convention the United States can insure permanent peace only by keeping awake and preparing Johnson said criticism will not stop his efforts to unify the armed forues and provide defense at a price the nation can The cabinet officer last week ordftred civilian employes of the armed forces dismissed and more than officers to the criticism gave plain warn ing of more cuts to Buiid Strong Rainparts I am doing what my conscience tells me the people of America would have And in doing of that I shall make thousands of Johnson I promise you in this sacred gathering that I shall not be distracted by the namecalling but I will stay on the job of uni fication within the economy of former national com of the declared NETWORK OF INTRIGUE mander that We shall build our ramparts so strong that no aggressor will dare attack We must achieve peace we will achieve We will achieve it in the only way possible in this world of to day affirmatively by unmis takeable strength of land and sea and in the Red Troop Moves War of Acheson Believes 31 of State Dean Acheson Wednesday reported Russian troop movements in the Balkans seem to be part of a war of nerves against Yugosla But he added that the United States is watching very closely all developments in the quarrel between Russia and the rebel lious Communist government of Marshal Tito in Achesonjndicatcd that officials impressed by the fact that Soviet military ges tures along the Yugoslav border seem to be accompanied by de liberate He implied that probably would not be the case if Russia really were ning an He made it that this country is keeping an open mind and open British and French ambassadors in the Yugoslav cap are in constant he Russ Deserter Will Die Like Says Pal NEW 31 Peter one of the two Rus sian fliers who deserted their homeland and came to said Wednesday he believed his partner would die like a dog now that he has put himself again at the mercy of the Soviet Pirogov said he the Rus sians would have no use for 31 y earold Anatol who joincu Firogov last October in flying a Red air force plane to terri toty and who surrendered himself back to the Red army Wednesday at a zonal border bridge in Returned to Russians A Vienna dispatch said Bar sov vaii turned over by the army tothe Russians at Urfahr on Wild Typhoon Belts Japan Deaths Hit 43 1 VF Japans worst typhoon in 11 years lashed the crowded TokyoYoko hama metropolitan area Wednes day killing at least 12 Japanese and injuring more than Floods threatened Thursday to add to the The Japanese welfare ministry reported 31 Japanese drowned in the village of Aioi in Gumma pre fecture when theWaterosi river breached a but this was not confirmed by national rural po Dikes Threatened Authorities regarded the flood danger almost as great as in when typhooncarried rains burst on to the Ifanto plain and drowned 2000 persons in the Tokyo Gusts of wind as high as IDS smashed knocked out communications and whipped Tokyo bay into waves that spread destruction along the populous The storm dumped more than 11 of rain into the watersheds of rivers that drain into the plain just north of The Japanese government sent men to strengthen the dikes against the flood Homes Hit National hampered by shattered telephone said they had reports of homes dam aged by the high winds and others partly flooded j The Eighth army reported one American cut by flying glass and sent to a There no other reports of serious injury to Several hundred men of an air force unit at Tokyos Hanoda air port were taken to concrete billets in downtown Tokyo after the roof of their barracks was blown the Soviet zonal border at 7 Barsov got into a net of Soviet spies in this Pirogov told press and be came so that he decided to return to Us tried to persuade Pirogov that they would be forgiven if re Piiogov tcld him he womdnever go IJJeJieve six months hewill die like Pirogov Ldont even think the able use him picture him as man with Urged Fair Return The 28yearold a well educated man Who was a teacher before he joined the Red air revealed that Barsov tried to buy him off and persuade to re turn to Russia Hesaid that Barsov had met him in New York last month and offered him money if he would tear up his contract with a pub lishing company for which Pirogov has agreed to write his T askedi him where he would get the Pirogov Barsov said that was none of my but five minutes later he told me he had been in tsych with the Soviet No Red Plant Pirogov said he was convinced the embassy would have furnished the He said Barsov had told him that the Soviet embassy had told Barsov that if he returned he would perhaps be put on Butif we Grant the largest family housing armya Tiles aviu slate were ripped from every roofs of practically The project houses more than 4100 Americans on the plain 10 miles north of Communications ware out to rainnrcnched moun tain resort where several hundred American families were spending the The eighth army said several American families were evacuated from homes on the Yokohama waterfront when the tide rose eight both return and would tell Soviet press of the realities and of our disillusionment in the Unitei the guarantee in that there would be no trial and no reprisals on the part of the Soviet government Pirogov Firogov certain that Barsov was not a Communist party to come to Amer ica and then to find it a tar less desirable than Pirogov said the flight from the Soviet zone was accomplished on Pirogovs Its not possible that Barsov was a plant because theyd have chosen someone a little less he Wage Minimum Joint Conferees Will Draft House Bill Compromise 31 A bill raising the mfeumum wage in the wagehour act from 40cto 75c an hour was pawed by the senate It now will go to a senatehouse conference committee which will compromise differences between it and a bill already passed by the The senate taken on voice was a partial victory for Harry S but to get the measure through Group Senate Cuts Favors Limit 31 UP joint senate committee Wednesday tentatively approved a compromise arms aid program placing i ceiling on shipments to western Europe until common defense plans worked out under the North At lantic Security The adopted the combined senate foreign rela tions and armed services commit a victory for Republican foreign policy leader Arthur and headed off a threatened split in bipartisan foreign Billion Provided It provides a total of the figure Vandenberg for rearming western Europeagainst Communist ag Harry S Truman asked and the house voted only half that But only onetenth of the total funds would be made available An addittynal would when the military established under the Atlantic pact agrees on a mutual defense Contract The final would be in the form of contracting author arid would be subject to a cut by the house and senate appropria tions committees when the time cornea next year to put up the ac tual i The stagebystage release of arms funds is designed to meet objections of Vandenberg and John Foster Dulles who said the M originally drafted by the was not adequately tied into the Atlantic pact his lieutenants had tb abandon at tempts to extend the wagehour act to millions of workers now ex Cites JS85 Million Hike Claude Pepper floor the about of the workers by the how are being paid less than 75 cents an He estimated that the measure would boost wage costs of i The law applies to workers in interstate commerce The present 40c minimum was provided for when the fair labor standards act was written in any LABOR DAY Senate Votes Weeks Rest 31 The senate unanimously agreed to take a oneweek vacation over Labor starting Wednesday Francis Myera won of a resolution that called business until next Wednesday but a token ses sion Saturday solely for the pur pose of recessing until Rules prohibit a recess for longer than three unless thn house The house is on an unofficial vacation until A handful of its members hold a token ses sion every three days to comply with the The house had wanted to make its long recess but the senate refused to lour it meant a wage floor Of a A 75minimum would raise this to a Exempts 1 Million The bill passed by the ftoun provides a 75c minimum but exempts an estimated 000 worken now In the senate an amendment was adopted over administration moving some in and service Pepper put the number at raising minimum the authority toTbririg of employes for wages dui them under Before the the ceriate jected a of to write in a wage door than or apply allyby LowAmendment Beaten Allen tried to hold the minimum to a lower figure1 it would it suddenly to He said It might i bring on a But a 51 to 28 roll call vote feated amendment to make the minimum 65c through and it to n the cost of He tried to make it but lost on a voice set ting the minimum At 65c arid em powering cublic inter est in each industry to raise or lower the figureafter estimating how much thsindustry could This was voted 51 to Gradiutl Gain Rider William Fulbright tried unsuccessfully to in a proposal for it gradual in crease to the 75c figure over a three year period for con Under his companies with 50 or more would go OK the 75c minimum But the smaller would have a 60c raintojm the first 85 the 70 the third and 75 after The vote against amendment was to LUCID SHOT OF VITAL TARGETS Bar Sports Secret9 Photo of Capital spectacu lar aerial of which had been suppressed by defense was found Wednesday displayed on the wall of a cocktail lounge one block from the White The sharply detailed picture was snapped earlier this month from a navy Banshee jet fighter feet above the believed the highest altitude at which a manmade photograph has ever been The navy reportedly had planned to use it in the congressional B36 investigation t back up navy arguments that the Banshee can oper ate effectively in the altitudes at which the air force contends the superbomber is relatively safe from But the defense departments public infor mation office banned publication of the pic ture last just as the navy was preparing to release A reporter spotted an enlargement of the suppressed photograph displayed on the wall of ths Club downtown M 4 The proprietor said he was given the photo graph by an unidentified naval officer who told him to go ahead and plaster this on your It was reported that army respon sible for the security of military installations in this had cleared the photograph lor publication before it was held without ex by the defense Air force deeply tapreased bythr scope and clarity of the reported it would be a joy to any Taken with a new highaltitude still on the secret the photograph coven area of 121 square milea in the District of Columbia and surrounding parts of Maryland and Easily recognizable are such prime tar gets as the White the Pentagon bwild the the naval air station fit national Boiling the ntyal ordnance and the key federal along ;