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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS IntermcunUin Network Station KAIL Monday Throuih Friday WEATHER Mostly Tuesday continued w t4 145 SALT LAKE TUESDAY SEPTEMBER PRICE FIVE CESJTS Militant Truman Hits Interests Applauds Brannan Rakes Law in Labor Day Talks DBS 5 Harry S Truman jumped the gun on next years congressional election campaign Monday by lashing out at the special interests and beating the drums for the Erannan plan and TaftHartley With his eye on a farmlabor coalition in the president let fly with two Democratic barrages here and at Pittsburgh in Labor day speeches flavored with bristling criticism of the last G O Pcontrolled 80th congress and a strong indorsement of the Democraticdominated There are still many reactionary senators and representa tives in he but while they are no longer in control as they were last year and the year they are still doing all they can to slow up our but they are not able to stop Speaking to the convention of the American Veterans of World War n Amvets in the heart of the farm belt thepresident confidently predicted enactment of the Branusp production payment plan by the 81st congress over the false arguments and loud clamor of the British Favor Daily Trade Meet Bulletin 5 Britain took the lead Monday in a move to keep the British and Canadian people posted on progress of the critical talks here this week on Britains Official sources that Sir Oliver the British ambas was ready to propose that detailed daily reports be given re porters on what takes place in the urgent closed door sessions which open Wednesday at the state de This system of daily briefings has been followed at meetings of the big four council of foreign min Top level international post war financial conferences have in practice been more Needs Ministers Okeh This problem of publicity is among the first which must be de cided the cabinet ministers of the threa of State Dean Achesen and Treasury John British Foreign Min ister Ernest asd Sir Stafford chancellor of the ex Canadas Lester Pearson and Douglas Abbott The conference is tied in with the whole policy of strengthening the western free world to keep communism in check Decisions will have a vital bear Ing on reducing British dollar drain and bolstering her American officials hope that some effective first aid measures will and plans made for working a Bevin Waited Canadian minister of external and fin ance were due to arrive late in the day by plane from Ot Bevin and Cripps reach New York by ship Tuesday and are ex pected to come to the capital by overnight The proposal for daily briefings already has the informal backing of a number of American officials and these look for support from but Snyders attitude is Officials said they ex pect Franks to submit it to and Cripps upon their arrival in the expectation that they will be The Truman administration al ready has indicated that congres sional leaders will be kept in formed the progress of the con Alternate Briefings Little detailed information was given the from the meetings of American and Canadian officials who made a long preliminary survey of British economic woes and prepared a ten tative agenda for the major con The British proposal is to have officials cf the three powers alter nate in giving the At the big four council of foreign minis ters sessions the practice has been for separate briefings from each of the He said its passage is neces sary to prevent unmanageable at he started the campaign ball rolling by ac cusing organized selfinterests of trying to block his fair deal program by tagging it welfare socialism and FreeSwinging Style In freeswinging he prom ised a battle to the finish to enact all of his fair deal and to fight for repeal of the repressive TaftHartley act until it is wiped off the statute Despite senate house refusal to accept Agriculture Charles Braanans production payment plan at this and their re sistance to other fair deal pro the at Des commended the 81st con gress for going ahead building for the He said it already has repaired most of the damage done by the He cited restoration and exten sion of the soil conservation pro gram and of the governments au thority to provide storage for grain under the price support He among other forward approval of the international wheat agreement and support for What Is Needed Firemen and neighbors quell fire In home of sub urban Berea after Bill Odoms plane plunged out of killing the veteran during the Cleveland air Jeanne Laird and her son Craig were also killed when speeding Odom plane dived through the bedroom of the CUTS OWN TIME vinnt It A rtfilA is a modernized farmprice sup port He spoke of the Brannan plan as one that would give farmers a fair return and consumers benefit of our abundant farm Under the production payment Truman the prices of certain commodities would be allowed to seek their own level in the and the See Page Column 1 MILAN RIOTS Tanks Calm Mob 5 lice reinforced by tanks suc ceeded Monday night in calming little Milan indus trial suburb where shots whined for nearly an hour Monday during Communistled The police reported nine rioters and four policemen wounded in the touched off when the po lice tried to stop a parade of dis charged employes of the Breda heavy equipment Police accused the workers of firing submachine guns and per haps a machinegun and hand gre nades from behind overturned trucks used as barricades in the streets of the Sesto San One policeman shot through the eye was reported near death in a LONGAWAITED PLUNGE Shirley May Starts Strongly In English Channel Swim ENGLISH 6 May France began swimming the English chan nel at French time EST Tuesday and two hours later she was going strong two and onehalf miles off the French The sea was choppy and there was a swell as the 17yearold school girl swam powerfully between two rowboats and in the midst of a flotilla of press Aboard this official press Black the loud speaker system broadcast sprightly mel odies that Shirley May to swim About 15 minutes after Shirley May left the beach at Cap Gns she ran into a series of white capped waves buffeted But in another 10 minutes she awam into calm water Shirlsy Mays Harry was beside her in one rowboat and her father and her Mary Lou also went The rain had stopped and patches of blue sky were visible through clouds which still ob scured the There had been some lastminute hesitation at the outset of the channel but the 17year old girl wanted to Walking down to the waters edge in the Shirley May looked smilingly at her Walter she if I make it youll have to buy me a new pair of France had doubts about whether his daughter would take off Monday when he looked out at the angry seas and said Im afraid it would be like Veteran Wins Air Race At 397 mph 5 airport hurtled to a new mph speed record in the Thompson trophy race Monday minutes after his chief rec ordmaking Bill was killed in a radically modified Mustang fighter sponsored in the race by Jacqueline a black haired flier with an took down at least in prize for winning the race and the Allegheny Ludlum award for a new Tops Owu Mark He barely toppedhis own mark set in the same white F2G sair a racing plane he had speeded up this year by clip ping its The an estimated 000 fans inside the airport and probably more thundered its applause as Cleland zoomed over the finish line and then thousands went home with out knowing that a novice at pylon had crashed and burned several miles off the air Clelands winnings were boosted to when officials calculated that he had fastest lap times for 11 laps of the pay ing a His greatest speed was mph on the fifth Takes Early Lead The local 33 years took command of the worlds premier pylon contest on the second lap of the 225mile race and was nev er bothered Shortly before Americas top civ ilian racing pilots roared Bruce Cunningham of the 4th fighter Andrews air force whistled around the course at miles per hour to set a new worlds record for closed pylon wrecked the record of Gus set in 1946 in the jet division of the Spectators were awe struck as Cunningham and Martin also of the 4th battled around the course for 10 laps in air force F86 the worlds fastest operational jet 1 Other Records Fall Another record toppled when Walter air national guard pilot from San streaked here from Indianapolis mph 100 raph to the previous Cleland announced that he will go after the trophy again next Ron another navy veteran flying an other Goodyearbuilt copped second place in the civilian division of the winning including lap His speed was It Corsair Year It was Corsair Another of the big 4000horsepower a type of which the navy ordered only a flashed into third place with Benjamin Walter Mc KiUen of at the His speed was mph and his winnings ran to including a JlOOlap Clelands elapsed time for the 225 miles 33 minutes Puckett was close on his heels with 34 minutes sec McKillen lapsed 34 min leading a lamb to the j utcs seconds to give the But the plucky high school junj second and third place winners a ior overcame his i near photo End of 5000 Mile Nonstop Flight BUI Odom as he crawled from his plane several months ago at Teter after setting 5000mile worlds nonstop record for light planes by flying the singleengined craft from Honolulu to Teterboro in 36 On a previous attempt Odom landed at Spectator Pictures Scenes Of Odom Explosion 5 Arthur Young of suburban Berea saw flier Bill Odom crash to his death He just flipped over on his back and went right into the bed Young said I ran over and the husband was running around yelling lor Ms wife and for his I their but he was yelling sorta He said lie wanted to get his wife out of the We went down the hall leading to the It was jammed with It was burning like the It was hotter than the We came One of his kids was standing It was like that picture you saw during the war of the little Chinese baby in a Third Hurricane Whips Bermuda Alerted 5 hurricane seething with winds so violent that a navy hurricane hunting plane was unable to get through to its center roared slowly to about 450 miles south southwest of Bermuda The Miami weather bureaus last 11 EST the third hurricane of the season had been trudging along at speed of only six to eight miles an hour since last Sunday It added that the storm is veering off with its 120 mph winds in a slightly northnorth east The if it continues on the course it was taking Mon will miss the United States but the weather bu reau warned Bermuda to be ready for very strong winds and to stand alert for further bombed railroad all The baby was just standing He had a big burn up a husky of gestured to his We had most of the things oiftj the house by the tjme the fire department got We got his car out his which was right next to the You the the bed room and the bathroom were in a I was watching I no ticed Saturday that he cut those pylons Well when he cut in too sharp he kept right on rolling over on his like make a full He dove The plane went into the bed room and through two layers of Young said Odoms head ing crashed into the rear of the new gray shingle ranchtype 1 ran over to see if there was anything we possibly could but there wasnt a chance when we got The plane exploded when it and a minute later it was a mass of Everything was scat One wing tip radiator was in the bathroom of the A tire flew across the street and parts were scattered all over the The fire trucks arrived in about five but 15 minutes later the fuel still was There was no way of getting to the back bedroom and The man thought his wife was there and he was screaming for Two Others Dife As Plane Hits House Council Okehs Plan Uniting West Europe Sept 5 European consultative assembly by an overwnelming show of hands approved Monday a plan to create for Europe a federal government with limited func The resolution was adopted after the 12nation assembly had learned that Winston Churchill in a secret memorandum in while Russia was a had urged the unification of Europe as a barrier against Russian Fix Little Assembly The assembly also established a 28man steering or little under Belgiums PaulHenri Spaak as chairman to conduct its business on a perma nent yearround It also voted for a series of resolutions enlarg ing its own Further it gave final overall approval to the economic program it had adopted point by point on Friday and The vote was to with two Irish dele gates in the The pro gram calls for an economic creation of a tariff area which in effect would extend the British empires preferential trade system to the 12 countries of Eu rope and their and dispatch of a special delegation to Wash ington to obtain American acquies cence in the Publicity Planned All the measures adopted Mon day go to the ministerial commit the upper house of the Council of The council can make recommendations only to the mem ber governments and has no real The resolution for a federal au thority was on a report by the general affairs committee calling for real power The resolution said the governments should undertake systematic of great mass of the pointing Gtti te them the undeniable advan gfes ofBunionfor Europe and at Famed Flier Loses Control Of Mustang in Air Race 5 of the speeij record for roundtheworld and tsro others were killed Monday when his soupedup fighter plane entered in Thomp son trophy race crashed into a house in Odom was killed instantly when his plane dived into tlrt home of and Bradley killed instantly as the plane blew out two walls of tho house and set it Her 13 died four hours later from burns Berea Community PALS AGAIN the same time the dangers inher The general affairs committee promised to report not later than next April 30 on concrete steps for uniting the member nations into a single political Copy to FDR The yearround steering commit tee obviously is designed to by pass the member governments by becoming a direct and continuing link with the Harold British Con read the memorandum sent by Churchill in to the British war Other Conservative sources said a copy was sent to Franklin Roosevelt at the White In his Churchill declared it would be a measureless disaster if Russian barbarism overlaid the culture and independence of the ancient states of Churchill Title Used He said he hoped for a Council of Europe and a United States of Europe which would minimize travel and other The Council of Europe finally was the name adopted for the present organization meeting Churchill also anticipated the original number of members in ex pressing a hope for a council con sisting of perhaps 10 includ ing the former great Later Greece and Turkey were ad mitted to the present MacMillan produced the Church ill memorandum in urging speedy consideration of the admission of Germany at the assemblys next He suggested that the assembly use its new human rights charter as standard for admit ting new members and mentioned the Saar and Austria possible candidates for Taking Dare Kills Youth EL 5 Taking a dare killed a 19yearold El Paso youth this Don Hasten dived off a downtown bridge into the shallow Rio Grande on He was killed The colorful who had flown more than miles in his 30year wail not found in the charred wreckage of the house for over five hours after the Ke waa identified by his wrist according to the funeral parlor which handled the The grandfather of the dead Hoffman of Minnea was in fair condi tion in the suffering burns he received in the fire fol lowing the The womans son and her father were burned when the F51 Mustang smacked into the back of the house about five miles southwest of the Cleveland airport where persons were gathered for the annual na tional sir In Third Place Odom was in third place in the Thompson race but he lost control of his plane as he banked around the third pylon close to the The plane flipped over and flew upside down at a terrific Another pilot said had siippeu O tit Of pOaitlun wit turn and was trying to get Odom finally righted the plane but it headed into a row of newly built houses before he eovld pull nose the Mustang roared into the rear wall of a home recently occupied and So tremendous speed ot the plane that it tore clear through the front of the hoiise which was blown apart and set Hits Last House The plane had missed all but the final house on the suburban street and had a string of at only 20 alti tude without Odom had won Sohio trophy raceSaturday over the same course that he failed to negotiate He said then that his roundtheworld andlong distance flights were less haz ardous than closed course He carried with him Monday a good luck rosary but it was not his flying along with one which were found under a pear tree in a neighboring Friend Sees Crash One of Odoms good friends was an eye witness to the crash and one of the first to reach the Arthur who lives only 50 yards from the house Odoms plane said he had known the flier for years and once had lived with him in Grand Rap They had worked to gether in Young was standing on top of a chicken house in his yard watching the when Odom made his last pylon Czech Envoy Quits Post in Norway 5 Hos Czech authordiplomat who was a close friend of the late foreign minister Jan resigned Monday as charge daf faires of the Czechoslovak lega tion Hostcvski was the fourth her of the Czech legation staff in I radioed for Thomas Hails 5 UP Sen Elmer Thomas Monday praised of Defense Louis Johnson establishing a definite ppilicy1 onfree air by junketing He said it should permit the air torce to save money by cutting out pointless trips such as that proposed by one committee which had honed to find nand suitable for malting atom I commend Johnson for his Thomas These planes clearly have been used be yond all justification and His statement appeared to re a lot of heat from a kicked up by Johnsons suggestion that senate subcommittee cial air servicebetween Cairo and Defense officials later explained that the air force is perfectly willing to carry congressmen oaj piihei Midlmeri for non scheduled Before Thomas had fired with demand for ap Ac counting by grot 20 of all free air S Truman and other mdministratioa including Johnson Czechs Attack Yank Patrol Near Border Oslo to leave his countrys serv ice since the Communists took as power in Prague last He memberj served in the United States during I the Sept 5 constabulary forces and assailants hidden in woods ex changed more than 600 shots in an apparently bloodless skirmish on the it was disclosed German witnesses and Ameri can military authorities said the machine gun and pistol shooting near Hof thia week end seemed to beaimless and Constabulary officers gave explanation An armored vehicle of the zone border patrol was fired on by persons on the Czechoslovak frontier Friday The Amer icans ignored the Early a sixman Amer ican constabulary patrol in the same area found itself in what appeared to be an Heavy fire was opened on the Americans from the Czechoslovak The apparently Czech border used pistols and automatic The Ameri cans replied with pistols and ma chine The attackers were hidden in a wood some yards inside the Amer ican The American patrol Another patrol reached the scene and together the forced the attackers to flee into Czechoslovakia after four hours of RECORD HOLIDAY TOLL WeekEnd Accidents Kill 480 Death marked up two grim new records for the nations Labor day week toll of 361 traffic deaths and 119 other accident A national with re ports still coming in Monday showed the number of deaths in highway accidents far exceeding the national safety councils estimate of 280 for the threeday In when the previous La bor day record was 302 per sons died in traffic accidents and 126 lost their lives in miscel laneous An Associated Press survey showed the current toll of 480 deaths broken down into 361 traf fic 41 drownings and 78 miscellaneous accidental It is expected that late reports on accidents involving the drivers estimated by safety council to have been on the roads during the holidays would boost the total still fur While the current Labor day week end toll was the greatest in it waa not the worst for any holiday During the fourday Christmas observance in 761 persons were The list of fatalities by with drownings and mis cellaneous deaths listed in that or der Alabama Arizona Arkansas California 31 5 Colorado Connecticut Florida 7 6 Georgia Ida ho 3 1 Illinois 13 2 Indiana 10 0 Iowa 13 1 Kansas Kentucky Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan 33 3 Minnesota Missis sippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico 3 New York 15 1 North Carolina 12 1 North Dakota Ohio 16 3 Oklahoma 13 2 Oregon Pennsylvania 11 2 Rhode Island South Carolina 11 1 South Dakota nessee 12 0 Texas Utah Ver mont 12 0 Virginia 26 0 Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming ;