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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1949, Salt Lake City, Utah RADIO NEWS pa Intermountaiit Network Station KALL Monday Through Frifej WEATHER Partly cloudy and Mattered SALT LAKE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER PRICE FIFTEEN CENTS Jewel Seller Faces Air Death Count Accused of Murder In Plane Blast That Took 23 Lives QUEBEC 24 hsndsoiss yoaisg jewelry who used his middleaged mistress as an was charged with murder Saturday for killing 23 persons abokrfi an airliner with a homemade bomb to get rid of his 31 the was charged specifically with murder In his unwanted who boarded the illfated plane on a business errand for But the bomb ripped the plane apart in 18 other Canadi including three and three American Trlssgte The third figure in this love triangle which erupted into mass was Marie the mother of a fouryearold She confessed that at Quays in sistence she expressed a parcel go it would be placed aboard the But she denied she knew it contained a Guay dictated a 20page state ment to police after ailnight ques Police would not disclose Its Guay said nothing during the threeminute proceed ings in a crowded courtroom Sat when the formal charge of murder was placed Several persons whose relatives died in the the third worst In Canadian aviation were in the The case continued until next Tuesday and a preliminary hearing on the murder charge was tentatively for Guay was not required to enter a plea No charges yet have been placed against Almost Police said was almost the perfect He persuaded his wife to fly to Baie to look after some merchandise for him He had persuaded his trusting mistress to buy two sticks of dy namite and another explosive at a Russ Disclose Possession Of ABomb Since 1947 Atomic Report Spurs Unity Of West Cabinet Member Arrives for Utah Visit of Commerce Charles arrives in Salt Lake City on nationwide economic fact finding Greeting him at the airport ate Glen president Salt Lake City Chamber of and Kenneth district manager of commerce Sawyer Says Atomic Lead Gives Needed Edge The fact that the Russians have the atormc bomb is of Commerce Charles Sawyer conceded when he arrived in Salt Saturday on nation wide economic factfinding But more the cabi net member added if the fact that we have and have had it for four The secretary declined to am plify that brief statement or to express opinions as to the political dis or military effects of the hardware Then he asi eembled the bomb with clock The secretary was optimistic tape and ion the economic health of the He entrusted Pitre with the barring a long continued task of getting it aboard the coai strike or development of a plane while he took his wife to steel The business and in the airport bought a 50c insurance dustrial he is upward policy on her life which he knew j and has beat on the upgrade for would soon be worth and then kissed her Pitre took the ad dressed to a fictitious person at a Baie Comeau to the air It was placed aboard the plane five minutes before the take Company Official An express company official said Saturday the tragedy might have been avoided if he had fol lowed his hotter judgment and which was much too heavy for its But he said he okehed the 28pound parcel without open ing it because the plane was ready to take Pitre was released Friday night after police had questioned her for hours in a where she recovered Irom an overdose of sleeping Hospital authori ties said she took the pills Thurs day night in a suicide Police uncovered the plot after they found fragments of the bomb parcel near the planes They checked express company workers at the airport and learned about the package Petre had They said the case was broken by a taxi driver who vol unteered information about a voman passenger who had hired him to drive her to the The woman appeared anxious over the safety of a package she cautioning the driver to drive police said the driver told His identity was not cause of dollar shortages the ef fects would be very The cabinet member said he was making his nationwide tour to listen and observe rather than to express But he said that from the information he had obtained about conditions in the intermountain he would judge that business here was fair ly or perhaps better than the national Unemploy ment covered by he re would indicate a better than average situation inasmuch two Prolonged Strike But any prolonged strike in a basic he would have a very serious effect OP our economy and would un doubtedly interrupt the upward Recent devaluation of the Brit ish pound and other foreign cur and extension by this country of the reciprocal trade agreements Sawyer be will produce some stimulus to foreign But he is convinced the effects have been overstated by some economic He remarked that Americans are not going to buy imports just because they are foreign made or because they are They will he on a basis of competitive price for competitive performance or The secretary that 1948 exports of the were 12a billion dollars compared to imports of 7 ft difference of 5 We cannot maintain that volume indefinitely by gifts and loans to foreign he so imports must rise or exports must Trade Accounts Pointing out that foreign trade accounts fcrsbout 5 of the na tions he said curtailment of imports by Great Britain would be serious to the domestic economy but not Dike Up Attlee Warns 24 Minister Clement Attlee called on the British people Saturday to stand firmly against a wave of inflation under the cheapened The people of he must meet the challenge of the ness and industry must hold the line on prices and the warksr must produce more without demanding higher If they Attlee higher prices which follow would defeat the whole object which we have in sell more to the iollar nations and put Britain on her feet in world Increase Inevitable Although the Labor government chief admitted there could be some inevitable increase in the cost of living because of the cut in the value of the pound from to he declared there is no occasion for a general price The prime ministers speech at a political rally in was the big gun signalling ATOM INFLUENCE Senator Sees Full Quota Of Arms Aid 24 UP Tom said Saturday that the Russian atomic explosion should be very persuasive in breaking down house opposition to the senates foreign arms chairman of the foreign relations told newsmen that when the bill goes before a senatehouse conference back down on its demand to hold the overall program te He said he will insist in the full amount passed by the Democratic Whip House Democratic Whip Percy agreed with the Texas I am positivethat the house will accept the senate figure in the light of the new Priest The senate bill calls for to rearm the Atlantic pact nations lying in the path of the atompowered Soviet The house voted to slash that part of the program to Connally refused to coment on 24 Americas answer to new atomic administration of ficials made clear will jc to speed up and reinforce the total political and eco nomic unity of the Responsible informants said the Truman administration was more concerned than ever To rebuild this countrys rickety atomic partnership with Britain and To hold the fouryear Amer ican edge over Russia in bombs and any other atomic Unification of Defense To speed up the creetiwu oi a unified strategy lot America and western Europe un der the North Atlantic In both Washington and New top officials were at work on the strategy of getting ready for whatever the Russian devel opment may of Statft Dean Acheson was in New York at the assembly of the United Nations in contact with Foreign Secretaries Ernest Bevin of Britain and Rottwrt Schuman of Continue around the repercussions from Trumans dramatic announcement A single exception waa Russia her Not a word in confirmation or denial of the White House state ment was the Evening News gaid atomic bombs soon may be stored in under Amer ican This was not official ly The paper also fore cast a greater sharing of atomic secrets between the United Britain and in the original atomic fission There was a rash of reports that Laszlo Rajk vwdlct of He considers death Cite Molotovs Statement In Answer LONDON 25 disclosed Sunday that it has bad the atomic bomb since The official Soviet Tass news in a abatement broad cast by Moscow neither confirmed nor denied Harry S Trumans statement Friday that within receat SB atomic explosion occurred in the Tass considers it necessary to recall that on June 1947 then Soviet Foreign Minister Molotov made statement declaring the secret of the atomic bomb long non Ihe broadcast This statement signified that the Soviet Union had dis covered the secret of the atomic weapon and that it had this Really No Cause for Alarm As for the alarm being spread on this account by certain foreign there is not the slightest cause for Moscow radio Regarding the announcement that an atomic explosion has occurred in the official broadcast said only that The Soviet Union is working on many projects which re quire largescale It is possible this blasting might draw attention beyond the Hungary Decrees Gallows For Convicted Spy Trio 24 Foreign Minister Laazlo Rajk and two former Communist party officials ware sentenced Sat urday to death on the gallows for a purported plot to overthrow Hun garys Communist They themselves had testified they worked with Americans and Yugoslavs to tots Hungary under the influence of Yugoslav Premier Marshal Sentenced to Life Two other man were sentenced to life imprisonment and one to nine years In this second big Hun garian treason trial of Ap With thtt exception of all of the live men sentenced said they wished to appeal for a reduetiiu of their The appeals are made to the council of peoples which has the power to reduce or increase sen tences let them Rjaks was entered for him anyway by his I It was charged in court that Sel den formes minister to Hungary who was named this week as ambassador to the Nether Allen wartime head of the Office of Strategic Services George the military mission in Hun were among Americans in volved in the All three have B in and Kovachi former rattitsr at RuYsia haTsteged morettan one were entered for though See CwJiiSiu 2 Iwijk protested ihat i consider the denied The United and Britain es with sacrifices busi the soviet atomic except that he was convinced it would strengthen the administra tions hdhd in the arms spending Recent Developments Recent developments ought to be very he The senate conferees will fight for the full It was learned that Connally would move to dissolve the con ference committee and send the issue back to the house floor for anothsr vote if economy demands irom that side He ap peared confident the new atomic developments would swing enough house votes to reverse the origi nal house The lost one of its strongest Republi can supporters on foreign week ol decision for the party SenArthur at has run the government since I was dropped from the list that has run the government since j Less than an hour after he Of he if we j Lord chief archr 4Ajif I lost our entire export business be A PERSONAL INTEREST Little Old Lady Gets Wish As Navy Sends Warship 24 wish came true Saturday when a diminutive 79yearold lady stepped aboard the steel deck of a 2200ton destroyer brought to Charleston at her Arrival of the U S S Ingraham came after George Ingraham of mailed a postcard to Burntt Maybank asking that the vessel be sent to visit distinction as an officer in both the United States and Confeder ate on a wintry day in Hutchinson had smashed a bottle against the ves sels bow and watched her slide down the ways at a New York Saturday Hutchinson again was the center attraction at brief ceremonies aboard the In This time she was ac As a the navy doesnt go I compainied by some 35 members its warships to different j of the Ingralism family who ports at the whim of a mere citi but Hutchinsona re quest carried a little more weight than The destrayer was named for her Duncan Nathan who served with watched as she turned over treasuied mementos of In graham to Commander Hart he is skipper of the illustrious fighting ship which rolled up an impressive war record ir the Pa cilic in World War tect of the political strategy of the appealed to the Liberal to join Vviha ton Churchill and his Tories in a drive to oust Labor irom Show of Strength The first show of strength will come in praliament next The members have been called back from their recess for a threeday debate on the govern ments economic On Thurs the Attlee government will demand a vott of With its topheavy majority in of 640 government should But if the vote shows a serious split in Labor ranks it might drive the govern ment to call for an immediate gen eral If it is defeated it would In any the government must pick a date for an election between now and next Lord at a Conservative rally in said the 30 devaluation of the pound last Sun day was the final step n cialisteconomic policy which has led to i story page 7 dropped of senate conferees on the arms aid bill because he will enter a hospital soon for what may be a serious Operation Oocfe Marks Daylight Saving Time End 24 saving time bows out at 2 but government workmen got a head start Saturday setting more than Brant operations officer for the Public Buildings admin said a crew of 60 maintenance workers will work Saturday and Sunday to reset the clocks in government office The more modern government Brant havn master clocks which gii the timepieces on a Those can be set by stopping the whole system for an More than 5000 of the government must be changed Brant Yugo Charge Russ Plot Nations Fall NEW 24 UP A Yugoslav diplomat accused Rus iia again Saturday night of plot ting to crush his But he said Yugoslavia would not vote against Soviet moves in the United Nations assembly just because they were Deputy Foreign Minister Ales Bebler made his statement off the floor of the United where Chile threw the issue into the as sembly with a charge that Russia was hatefully Trial Proved Plot radio Bebler said in broadcast that a treason trial in which was intended to prove the existence of a Yugo slav plot against haa proved in fact the opposite The existence of a Soviet plot against the independence of The lanky Yugoslav lawyer said This plot becomes today one of the major international It is pregnant with many conse But this is another ques tion and perhaps we can discuss it at some other Delegates expected the leader of the Foreign Minister Evard to put the issue before the 59nation general as sembly when debate resumes Mon day Acf Is Premier Marshal Tito called the trial and death sen tence of Laatlo former Hun garian foreign minister and police a warmongering act by He handed a note to the Hungarian ambassador with that Tito called the trial a Soviet plot to overthrow the Tito govern ment in Rajk and two others were sentenced to be Betters statement about trial came in a denial of trial statement of Rajk that the two had met and plotted against Hun gary in French prison camp in t the Despite the current feud be were represented at the trial by verdict diplomatic A technicality delayed a decision j in thft case of the other DRUNK CZECH Lt Gyorgy Palffy and Bela The fivejudge peoples court ruled it was not competent to deal with them and ordered them held for courtmar though they had admitted gov ernment charges as freely as the rest in the sixday Headed Hungarian Army Palffy formerly headed the Hungarian army as its chief in Korondy commanded Budapest As military per they might be sentenced to before a firing Hang ing is the penalty for Condemned The case attracted the most in ternational attention to Hungary since the treason trial of Josef Cardinal Mindszenty last Febru The Roman Catholic primate is now serving a life The delivered by pre siding Judge Peter Janko before a hushed and crowded courtroom File Organizer Death for a pokerfaced man of 40 who headed Hungarys police as interior minister before his shift to the foreign ministry Tibor former mem ber of parliament who directed the Hungarian Communist partys cadre system supervising rank and file and Andras deputy to Life f0r Lazar 57 yearold Yugoslav who was coun selor in the Yugoslav legation in and Pal for mer member of parliament and vice president of Hungarian Nine for Milan Ognye a Hungarian subject of Serb ian origin accused of being a Yugo slav ABlast News Laid to Slip By Tipsy Aid 24 News of Russias atomic blast was disposed through the discretion of JJ of the Soviet Tats said that when Molotov announced that the secret of the atomic bomb was scientific circles in the United States took the statement as a but that they were mis The Molotov statement to which Tus referred was contained in a speech the then Soviet foreign minister made on as a keynote address for the celebra tion of the thirtieth anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution cele brated next Ceaaed to Exist Molotov said then It is Intonating thai in slonint circles of the United States of America a peculiar sort of illusion is widespread while having no faith in their inUrnal faith ttt secret of the atomic al though this secret has long ceased to exist Later the statement it should be out that despite existence itt Uiie country oi an atomic this country adopts and intends to adopt in the future its former position in favor of prohibition of the atomic AControl Essential Concerning control of the atomic weapon it has to be said control is essential in order to cneck up on fulfillment of the decision on prohibition of pro duction of the atomic Sept UP Paul said Saturday night Russias pos session of an atomic weapon a Czech cabinet minister who drank too much at a party in Prague when returned there from Moscow with several col leagues Josef chief of the Free Czechoslovak In formation said here Sat According to Josten the Czech among whom was Jan minister of were given a big party to cele brate their return to One of the boasting of Rus sias disclosed that the Soviets have atomic He said one of these plants had produced no At the a bomb but the effect was It exploded pre killing a number of German and Russian But the Russians knew then that they had the secret of the Josten claims he received this information from Prague through underground channels and told friends about it Thursday morn a day and before the official announcement was made in the TJnited and said chances for war are Douglcs fears the The fact that they Russia have the bomb makes war much closer becMise it gives them the possibility yi a surprise Douglas The Illinois Democrat made his remarks on the National Broad casting Meet the Press television Serious1 Douglas said he realized statement about his the possibilities for war was very be 7 think that it is Douglas thus became one of the new government leaders to say that Russias possession of an atomic explosive probably has brought war a step Douglas said he believes the free nations of the world should attempt to get to international make one more Russia to agree control of the aaid he thinks that if this attempt should those free nations should join together outside of the United Nations to set up their own inter national control West May Revise Military Strategy 24 sias achievement of an atom ex plosion may mean major changes n strategic military preparations on the European mili tary experts said They said it appeared probable that Russit would begin to switch At the same the United which has been moving big bomber planes to may now find it wise to supplement these with its most powerful fighters in order to intercept any Russian bomber which might carry an atomic The basic feeling among scien tisis and liymeii was that the some of its plane production from i atomic poison jet fighters to faat stratosphere Tne Soviets had been mass pro ducing jet fighters almost exciu tween his country and They figured that without Bebler said that Yugoslavia would I the atomic the primary duty of the Russian tir force was to keep an atomic bomb carrying plane for crossing its Now the Russians will have to not vote mechanically in the United Nations He confirmed that Yugoslavia did not vote for Russias defeated candidate for assembly Czechoslovak Foreign Vladimir Minister concentrate on i bomber as well IfighUr an a might cancel itself out as a war weapon because of the fear of swift and terrible In this respect the news of Russias atomic achievements was not re garded as bringing war But the possibility of the A bombs desperate we by a nation facing defeat and willing to drag down the world with it has not been ruled This one fact alone defensive is likely to modify military and political thinking from now offensive There may have to be a re vision of the western allies ideas About the speed with which atomic bombs must be available for use on the fighting Wellfounded military reports indicate that allied thinking ustd to allow for a 96hour period in which bombs could be moved from American This was bastd on a that it would take Russia a minimum of four days to capture all atomic bomber air fields or launching sites in Europe after its armies push westward from the prwm borders of eastern Before that period expired Amer icans had hopes to have atomic bomber airfields or lannchina Butobviously this period of grsce will if an attack on Kurops is accompa nied by atomic ;