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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS Intormoantain Network Station KALL Mondty Partly cloudy cooler Details on Pap SB 150 SALT LAKE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Fact Finders Oppose Army Retires Steel Pay Increases Approve Insurance Totaling 10 Cents Per Hour 10 presidentia board Satur day rejected a fourth round wage increase for CIO steelworkers threatening a nationwide but recommended a pensioninsurance package of lOc an Whether the factfinding boards recommendations would avert the walkout scheduled for Wednesday was not yet But Truman asked at least 10day extension of the existing The board said living have declined and the postwar race be tween them and wages has been called off by economic Therefore it recommended against a pay Instead it advised A pension taken together with social would give workers a month at age A companyfinanced insurance the details to be worked out by collective Together these things would cost the industry up to lOc an hour per the board Six cents of this would be for pen sions and 4c for Asked 30e Package The union had asked for a SOc including an hour as a direct wage Present wages average about an Truman appealed to the union to postpone its walkout at least another 10 days while the parties weighed the boards pro posals as a basis for negotiating their own The presi dent offered the assistance of con ciliation chief Cyrus who helped bring about a 60day truce last CIO Philip Murray said the union would answer Monday afternoon in Already strike ballots are required be fore a have voted 15 Monday afternoon in Already workers in four where strike ballots are required before a have voted 15 to 1 for a strike if the union Bethlehem Statement The Steel said in a statement from it was advising the president that we will continue our plants in operation provided that the union will continue to Inland Steel announced at Chi cago that it had agreed to the 10j day But Clarence Wlley Blount Butledge Victim of cerebral Death Claims in Maine More on Face 10 preine Court Justice Wiley Blount died Saturday night at York Village Death came to the soft spoken jurist shortly after 8 Victim of a cerebral hemor Waitt In Wake Gray Acts in Best National Reinstates Feldman 10 I One of two major susl pended in the senates five center probe is being retired aiyl the other restored to his the army said Retired Alden un der suspension since July 16 chief of the armya chemical Restored to duty Herman Feld quartermaster general of the He was suspended the same day as In annoucing the of the Army Gordon Gray spoke of irregular actions by Waitt and errors of judgment by IJest Interests of ServieV Gray noted that both officers have devoted the major portion of their lives to the he he had decided it would not be to the bsst interests of the service to retain Waitt as head of the chemical On the other he said talks with Feldman had convinced him there would be no further lapses of judgment by the quartermaster and he was gratified to be able to order him back to his old Waitt also was re stored to active But Gray immediately approved Waitts ap plication for at his present Feldman Resumes Post FeidaiiUi rtoUiiicii Cummaim as quartermaster general Gray suspended the two genT erals eights weeks ago Saturday subject to shortly after a senate subcommittee be gan inquiring into activities of five who undertake to get government con tracts for others and charge a fee for often 5 of the Both generals subsequently ap peared before the Both acknowledged they were friendly with James Washington management coun Gardner Confesses Sex Slaying Of Young Ogden Baby Sitter Killer Documents Trail of Death With signing of a confession to the murder ol Shirley Jean Gretzinger at a crime which arouses stiia weeks ago Kny Gardner signs confession witnessed by Patrolman August and Sheriff Mac slayer also admitted Montana Meet Okehs Infusion Of Dollars Into Sterling Areas 10 UP and foreign ministers of the United Canada and Britain Saturday approved a pro gram for pumping private and pub lic investment dollars into the selor Whose reported help lift Britain peen in critical conbrought on the But fmm pconomic since being admitted to the aay XJUL uiucuue 99 rnnm hnsniM Aiif 27 HP i 11 j j i JtUbplLEtl JiC hal was white driving to York the report should not be examined under threat of a If there is to be a strike at midnight the o r d e rl y closing down of operations must commence not later than 4 he Other companies delayed their replies to the presidents request for an The boards decision against a wage increase for the steel work ers may prove a severe blow to unions in other industries as Demands of many unions have been softpedalled while Murray made his Other Industries both officers denied they had done anything Hunt also denied anything improper and defended rom nearby where he his activities in representing busi and his family had been vacation Suffered Partial Paralysis A week after he entered the hos his Elmer disclosed Rutledge had suf fered paralysis of the entire left side of his The jurist had been in a coma much of the time since Late Tower had issued a bulletin which indicated then that death was very The physician said the jurists temperature had risen to 106 as against a normal and his pulse There is a board that a wagerate in crease in steel would be urged as a pattern to be followed in other industries this m turn might veil cause price with adverse effects on the general economy and on the steel industry The threeman board asked the parties to use its unanimous recom which it described as fair and as a vehicle for The board mem bers were economics professor Carroll Daugherty of North western former New York state supreme court judge and White House counselor Samuel and Eavid labor lawyer and wellknown The board in that Column 2 I was 128 instead of a normal t5le Kis respiration was generally labeled a was a former law school head who believed in a democracy that changes with the F D Rs Last Appointment He was the late Franklin Roosevelts eighth and last ap pointee to the He moved up from the District of Columbia circuit court of appeals in Rutledges death came less than two months after that of another appointee to the high Justice Frank Murphy died of a heart ailment in Detroit July With Justice Rutledge in his last hours were his griefstricken fam Annabel a and two Mary Lou and Jean Neals wife also was Picture oo Page 6A ATLANTIC 10 iJFl Miss dark haired Jacque Mercer of Litch Miss America Sat Alfred Driscoll of New Jersey placed a jeweled crown on the head of the 18yearold ranch girl to the cheers of specta It was the first time in 29 years of the pageant that a public offi cial took part in the crowning Wins Scholarship Miss Mercer won a 5000 a automobile and numerous contracts for per Nine Perish in Raging Storm As Waves Sink Yacht NANTUCKET 10 in cluding five perished and two men struggled against stormy seas all night to safety after the 38foot cabin cruiser Constance was smashed to bits in a raging Bodies of the lifejacketed vic tims were picked up Saturday in the waters between this island and Marthas some 20 miles The dead were identified as Hubert Fal mouth 49 their Leighton 20 John Had Falmouth and Robert 25 and Roches Emily Fal mouth Jane Staten and Patricia Dickin The survivors of the illfated pleasure cruise are Russell skipper of the and Alfred another son of tha Palmer said a storm blew about half an hour after they left Nantucket on the return trip to about 5 For about an Palmer the craft struggled against the wind and waves before one of the engines He told of instructing his nine passengers to hold onto a line he tossed into the water as the waves buffeted the small There was no Palmer the passengers were completely Somebody sug gested they sing and they started one But that one song was drowned out by a huge nessmen as Arizona Lass Wins 49 Beaut Crown sonal Im she tears looming in her brown Miss Mercer stood in her white cotton evening gown ruffled hoop plungingneckline and strapless holding tight to the sceptre she had She told the audience In Arizona everybody knows me and I thought they were prej udiced when they sent me But you seem to like me She was selected from among 52 giris from 45 four major Puerto Hawaii and These are the new Miss Amer icas statistics Five four inches 106 34inch 22inch 34inch Rumiersup to Miss America and the scholarships they won Miss Mississippi Katherine Miss Illinois Trudy Miss Cana Miss Ann Ped Santa Daughter of Rancher The winner is the daughter of and Arthur Mercer I went back aboard to get the XBarX other The passengers were slipping off the anchor line and I The darkeyed beauty has been though Id better cut the boat j studyingat junior adrift from college in preparation for Stan When I jumped overboard I couldnt find the I Her trim figure was rated tops I kept yelling for an hour but I in a bathing suit during prelinii they werent jnaries early in the I The proposal was the but not the project approved at a toplevel conference of the three powers which started last Wednes day in an attempt to find a way of easing Britains dollar Work Day and Night The conferees instructed their experts to work night and day this week end and report final recommendations to a meeting at 11 EDT Monday when they hope to wind up the of Treasury John Sny der said Monday is not a We wont want to be in the posi tion of pressing anyone toward a But he said the ex ceedingly frank meetings have made such progress that hopes of closingon Monday are At Saturdays which lasted two hours and 15 the conferees approved a report from working party and in so doing indirectly stamped approval on Harry S Trumans point four program for American in vestment in underdeveloped The Sterling Area The sterling area includes most of the British dominions and col plus a host of other lands whose currency and trade opera tions are tied to the pound ster ON THE INSIDE SECTION A 8 Foreign 12 Editorial 11 Intermountain 14 SECTION B Intermountain 9 Deaths 9 11 Mines and 13 SECTION S Sports Classified SECTION F Fall Section J SECTION W Society Clubs 12 SECTION H The dollars to be invested would come from the United States and A properly directed flow of to figure out ways of getting pri vate investors to put dollars into the sterling area and to tear down productive investment from the the things now keeping them from dollar area to the sterling area I riskmjf Ureir is one of the appropriate instru ments for dealing with the cur rent disequilibrium between the sterling area and dollar the conferees said in a formal re Their cov ered Continuing studies and talks Report Alleges Tito Plotted Hungary Coup 10 Hungarian govern ment announced Saturday night that former Foreign Minister Laszlo Rajk had confessed to plotting with Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia to assassinate three top Hungarian Communists and then take over Hungary by Tlie government said the plot was The indictment charged that the conspirators were attempting to make Hungary a colony of Yugo slavia with the backingof Ameri can imperialism and said George highest ranking Hungarian army had put 10 battalions at the plotters dis Quotes Confession The indictment quoted a confes sion by Rajk in which he I maintained consistent and sys tematic contact with American secret It listed only eight defendants who go on trial Friday for their life but it mentioned British and French se cret agents in the government and the Communist Noel identified as a member of the office of strategic was mentioned as one of the men with whom Rajk had dealt in the Prosecutor Gyula Alapi who sent Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty to prison for life made the charges against Tito in ths indictment lodged against Rajk and the seven other Tito Top Man He said Rajk confessed that the plot would have made Tito top man in both Yugoslavia and Hun The indictment charged that Yugoslav Minister of Interior Alexander Rankovic once secretly crossed the Hungarian border to relay Titos instructions to the and technical Assistance to countries which want to borrow money from the international bank for develop ment projects or from the export jimport bank for making purchases in the United Both types of the ministers pointed involve the capacity of the borrow ers to pay back the The ministers pointedly warned that such a program is no im mediate panacea but a longterm plan which will not be felt for some time by the austerityridden British They said it was recognized that private capital will come out for such a task only if adequate opportunities and incentives are They didnt say what the inducements might The proposal was approved by Economic Cooperation Adminis trator Paul Hoffman along with the ministers and at the last min Secy of Agriculture Charles Brannan was called presum ably to discuss proposals for Brit ain to buy Canadian instead of American wheat with EGA On the ministers will have recomendations before them on these proposals Bigger American buying of strategic materials in the sterling Simplifying customs pro Relaxing E A C rules to let Britain spend her dollars outside Police Say Lie Detector Helped Break Suspect Tribune Leased Wire 10 Dempsey Saturday night confessed the rape and strangulation of a Ogden baby termed one of the most brutal murders in the history of northern He then a detailed account of the which Weber county sheriffs officers gained from Gardner late Satur day night following a lengthy grilling behind closed Gardners confession stated he siraagled Shirley JesB whose body was found July 20 near Weber It was a sex The confession came seven days after Gardner also confessed the killing 9 of Sue 39yearold Montana ranch In both Gardner con tacted his victims by means of newspaper Criminally Attacked Miss pretty Sunday school was found dead in the Riverdale her clothes stripped from her body and part of them stuffed in her An autopsy determined that suffoca tion was the cause of The girl had been criminally The body was lying face down by a fallen and bore bruises and scratches as if it had been It was in a thick growth of weeds and brush a short dis tance from a sidewalk in the vi cinity of the Riverdale ward Church of Jesus of Latterday Written In Longhand The in liaraners contained many mis spellings and grammatical It was signed in the presence of Sheriff and was dated The confession read as follows Ray in the pres ents of Sheriff Mac Wade without threat or promise of in any way do hereby make tht following vol On or about the 20th of call by phone one Sherley Gret zinger on the pretext of babysit I told to meet me at 34th stand Washington at I met her and ex plained to her that my car was broken down and that we would have to We walked to River dale road and I told her that I lived down I grabbed her by the arm and propasitioned offering her if she would be willing to have an She was about to or so I and I grabbed her and squeezed her nose and held my hand over her mouth until I thought she was about to pass Releases Her Then I released her enough sos she could breathe and after a few seconds I replaced my hand over her mouth only and told her that she should shake her head yes or Then askmg her if she would scream if 1 removed my hand and she shook her head I then re leased her and asked her several times if she would have an inter course for let her see the edge of a Japanses She said I told her Id keep her there all night if she did didnt say Then she started to move away and turned as if to I moved quickly and grabbed her by the shoulders arm she started talking to loud there was a car passing all the time and I was afraid she would scream so I put my hand over her mouth and she try to bite me so I slipped my arm around her neck and choked her a then thinking of some paper in my pocket I forced it in the United States for materials her mouth and then I told her which might even be surplus in jld pay her even if I had to steel the United i it or Id take it and not pay These are the main suggestions She tryed to scratch my face put forward in the talks which land then I got mad as I re western powers hope will relieve Britains weakened position as 2 power to the United States in the whole Atlantic security and economic member tearing her clothes off with one hand while trying to fight her off with the Then she started spitting out See Page Column 5 Shirley Jean Sot pect coaf eaiM to MWmg Rail Engineer Of Ogden Shot in Head Farm Letter Over the Fence SECTION M Features Radio 2 I Hungarian Rankovic Rajk instruc tions from Tito on how to liquidate the present leaders of the Hun garian Communists party and the Hungarian tha indictment Two Extra Sections Explain Hefty Size of This Paper If this copy of The Salt Lake Tribune felt unusually heavy when you picked it up this heres why Two special edited by The Salt Lake Tribune are included in this One section salutes Fall Fashion which will be celebrated locally during the coming The other special section is in recognition of National Home Week and its varied sched uled during the coming twoweek These two special combined with The Trib unes regular Sunday features and form one of the biggest packages of reading entertainment in The best and latest features and allaround read ing enjoyment are always in flake tribune of Grmrt Niwtpaptn rrlbimt Win Sept 10 Investiga tion into Ogdens fourth possible homicide in two months was under way Saturday aight as Glen Spen 6542ith lay In very critical condition at Thomas Dee Memorial Spencer has a bullet wound in the forehead inflicted by a small bore police Face Blood Spattered After he was found Saturday morning in Lester park uncon scious and blood spattered about the it was believed that he had been He was found in the northeast section of the almost directly across from where he There was no clue to the gun from which the bullet was Detectives Saturday night were not only seaiching for the but also for evidence as teethe mans actions during the pajit 24 hours and his possible since about 7 At about that he had left the home of a Ira Spen rear 2962 Lincoln where he had eaten dinner with his broth er and His whereabouts since that time had not been as certained late Seen at an engineer for Ogden Union Railway and Pepot was seen lying in tha park at about 6 when William park came on duty to begin wateringthe according to what the caretaker told he did not check more carefully at the because of the prevalence of sleep ers in the park during warm At 10 Peck af am saw the lying near some new and this time went to When he Wood on Spencers he called Summons Firemen Patrolmen Butcher antf Feller investigated Mid summoned fire department rushed to During the afternoon the wound was discovered to be thatof bullet and an Xray was Fragments of the bullet shown on the picture and eration to relieve brain prewure The metal was A Robert 670 Pat terson told officers he had not seen his father for two or but that he WM well wtMH last saw ;