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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - September 30, 1946, Winnipeg, Manitoba WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, MCXNTDAY, SEPTEMBER. 30, 1946 The long-undercover controversy over ihe re-construction of U.S. planes on the ground in the Philip- pines, December 7, the day the TJnited States entered the war, has prompted a statement from General Douglas MacAr- thur. He declared that he had never heard of a pro- posal to bomb Formosa prevent- ively, and that the air force was doomed anyway. Continuing. he said: "G e n e r a 1 Erereton never recommended an MacArtliur attack on Formosa to me and I know nothing of such a recom- mendation. It must have been of a most nebulous and superficial char- acter. No official record exists of it at headquarters. Sun spots, some of them as big as the earth, will continue to dis- rupt radio, -wireless and telegraph facilities for at least another year, Dr. John Q. Stewart astronomer of Princeton University states. Even ALL CASH...AND RE-INVEST. then the world will get only a com- paratively brief respite from the solar phenomena. That's the way it goes with these pesky sun spots, Styawart declares. One cycle is no more complete than one starts. It usually takes about 11 years for the maximum to be reached. Stewart has been studying sun spots 1'ou the past 25 years. Effective Oct. 1, the education tax in Saskatchewan will be removed from all "food and drink for human consumption, excluding spirituous malt and vinous liquors." Eighteen students of the Henri- bourg high school walked out of their classroom' Thursday and re- I fused to return until proper heating was provided. Henribourg is W miles northeast of Prince Albert. T. J. Tomlinsori, superintendent ol the Prince Albert school unit, ar- rived here late Thursday to investi- gate the situation. He said it was impossible to buy a stove or mater- ial with which to build a furnace. 4 The liner He De France, known to thousands of Canadian service- men and their brides when they sailed on her during the war, is returning to her civilian job on an austerity basis next month. Fire has swept the three-storey Tam O'Shanter country clubhouse in Chicago, causing damage esti- mated at between S100.000 and It was here where the rich all-American golf tournament was held annually. Dr. John Thorburn Williamson has 'become the world's richest and most eligible. But marriage-minded girls will have to go to Tanyanikya to 1Mb him. Slim; dark: and band- some, he's Jive feet. 10 inches tall; And lie's just turned up the richest diamond fabulous strike that should be more valuable than the Kimberly mines, which have Willson Business Machines Ltd. Distributors of Royal Typewriters Ediphone Edison Voicewriters R. C, Allen Adders Cash Registers Speedrite Checkwriters Error-No-Copyhoiders Sales _ Service A Division of Winnipeg Regina Saskatoon 222 McDermor Avenue, Winnipeg Telephone 22443 produced more than worth of gems in the last century. But Williamson is shy. He won't leave his mine, which is deep in the heart of Africa. He works hours a day. People who know him, however, state that he's not entirely anti-social. He keeps his radio going every minute he's awake, whether he's resting or working. From London, England comes word that Lieut-G-en. Wladyslaw Anders, commander of the Polish 2nd Corps in Italy, will soon lose his nationality. The news came over a Warsaw radio, which said that the Polish government has de- cided to apply in the Anders' case a 1838 law on activities detrimental to the state. Gen. Anders, now in Great Birtain, was a supporter of the Polish government in exile in London. Frank Woodsidc, manager of the British Columbia chamber of mines, has confirmed reports of the discovery of tin at two mines in the province. Said he: "It is evi- dently an important find." Eleven survivors of the Belgian airline crash in Newfoundland; are leaving for New York over the week-end aboard a special Pan- American' plane, accompanied by a doctor nurses. Three sur- vivors have already, left for London and two others will return to Bel- gium when they leave hospital. A new trans-Atlantic cable' be- tween Great Britain and Canada, or Britain and the United States, is a "communications engineers' W. A. Burke, .M. P., and assistant post, master-general, has declared in- London, Eng. He has returned from a month's study tour of the U. S. and Canada. He added, however, that. it would be a costly project and one .which is very far in the future. Mr. Burke indicated a link between Canada and Great Britain would probably remain on shortwave beams which would presently be employed and perhaps increased in number. W ''4 Douglas. W. BrashcBT. ,Tr., 27, Richmond; Va., an employe of the Grant Advertising- agency, leaped or fell to his-death from the 76th story of the Empire State building early today. The body plunged feet, more than two city blocks and street. daughter she said was her 27th child''.'-, were reported Vd o i n g very, nicely" in hospital. The, hosr pital resident physician reported, ;he elderly mother, Mrs. jftary Jonesy had: shown him a family. leMn 'which was 'her own birth date; 1881, and that of'Ji'er'27 off- spring, including six sets of .twins, were listed. Twenty-one, she said, are living. Bill Russell, a rancher and co- manager of a creamery in Man- dan, N.D., recently bought a reg- stered Hereford' bull for a new lord sire. He hired a trucker to ;aake the bull to the rancher. The trucker got confused and took the animal, instead, to slaughter house. Just in time did Russell, get there .to see His prize Deast go through the hamburger grinder. e The Lytlc and Green Construo- :ion which -has been hurrying to finish a dam at Liv- engood, Alaska, report that beavers are moving in and slowing up the ork. They are clogging the othet end of the lake with a dam, shut- ting off the water intake. So far, rifles an ddynamite have failed to chase the beavers away. Efforts arc being made to coax the beavers to the lower end of the lake. A former .suitor, whom she had illed to marry an army sergeant, iorccd 25-year-old Mrs. Mary Kim- my from her bed beside her hus- band in Freehold, N.J., and kidnap- ped her at. the point of a gun. Said the kidnapper: "You're lucky, 1 only want your wife this State police, in issuing an alarm, said the gangster was an ex-convict. Gold stolen by the Nazis in the Allied during the war will be given back, by a tripartite commission formed 'of representa- tives of the United States, Britain and France, the American delegate t the inter-allied reparations agen- cy has said: Russel H. Dorr, Ameri- can delegate, said the estimated value of the gold stolen by thej Vazis exceded A Norwegian court at Trondheim las sentenced to death 12 of a group f 30 pro-Nazi Norwegians led by Henry Rinnan, self-styled Quisling superior. He was among those asn- :eneed to die. Seven other defend- ints were sentenced to life im- prisonment. The remainder re- ceived from 20 to 22 years life mprisonment. Several women were ncluded in this group. A COSMOPOLITAN Charles Banks B. C. Lieiitenant-Goveriior j: l VANCOUVER, Sept. 30 trade commission en- Pufili city-shy Charles A. Banks has accepted' the lieutenant-gov- Mr.. Banks admitted his -accep- ernorship of British Columbia and Sunday night prepared to- leave for Victoria where inaugural ceremonies will be held Tuesday. tance of office came after ficult For more than a month, fallowing', announcement that Mr. Woodward planned to resign, the .name of Mr; A. world-known mining nate, with vast interests m Ottawa, but it was not un- tralia, New Guinea, the United States, South America and in Canada, Mr. Banks long has shun- ne'd publicity, and to a press cameraman for ,whom he posed, he said: "I hope it will be the but he was assured he can. expect many more pictures in the next four years. He announced his appointment in an interview here, and will succeed Hon. W. C. Woodward who is retiring after the stren- uous war years in office. He came to British Columbia following the First Great War to make a survey of mines, and since then has what' he terms' "shuttled across the globe." For five years during the Sec-i ond Great Banks was in England, .where he. served with the Canadian munitions and sup- ply, department in London. -He al- so represented British Columbia til Saturday that Mr. Banks broke the silence. The appoint- ment has not yet been officially announced in Ottawa. The new chatelaine at goven- ment house, Mrs. Banks is a na- tive of British Columbia, and she returned here from overseas with an enviable record of volunteer war services as one of the found- ers of the United Nations club in London. At their home In Surrey, Mr. and Mrs. Banks were hosts to many Canadians during the war, and to fighting "men from all al- lied nations. iked to Tisdale, Sask., travelling rom there to Brantford by. train. tfinoskjj, police say, buried the ulk- of the loot on a farm near Leacross, Sask., 15 miles south of 'ipawin. He then took a train for 'orkton Sask. On Sept.. 16, police were ad- ised the three men had visited riends of Dixon's in Prince Al- ert, and had lef t in car at. a ate hour. Dixon was arrested at home in. Hamilton, Kruchka n Brantford, and Minosky iu the ush near1 Sheho, Sask., 80 miles ortheast of. Regina. The '-buried money was located trough a. letter -from Minosky to iruchka in which it is alleged linosky said a "well" had been ug and had "not, caved in." oiice say this confirmed a theory they had been .working on. Claims Roosevelt Riled By British NEW YORK, Sept. 30 Franklin D. Roosevelt was an- gered by the British intervention in Greece in 1944 and planned a trip to Britain a little later for a direct appeal to the British people to put their faith in the United Nations rather than just in the British empire and an anti-Rus- sian bloc, Elliott Roosevelt says in his book about his father wnich will be published Tuesday. In the last of a series of Look magazine excerpts from the book, As He Saw It, Elliott says he re- turned home from Europe on leave and found his father "scowl- ing over official dispatches, news- paperSi had been irritably crum- pled on the floor." he said, 'British troops, ighting against the guerillas who fought the Nazis for the last four years.' He made no attempt to conceal his anger. 'How the Brit- ish can dare such a thing! The lengths to which they will go to iang' on to the past.'" But he would not make a pub- ic statement regarding it, .he said, .even if .it developed British forces were using lend-lease against the Greeks. 3 Plead Guilty In Nipawin Bank Robbery PRINCE Albert, Sask., Sept. 30 men charged with robbing the Nipawin, Sask. branch of the Bank of Montreal of Sept. 14 Saturday pleaded guilty in Royal Canadian Mounted Police court here. They were manded in custody until Oct. when they will be sentenced. The men were William Dixon, 23 of Hamilton, Ont., Stanley Kruch- ka, 20, Brantford, Ont., and Pete Minosky, former Saskatchewan man of uncertain abode. Of. the three, Minosky alone was repre- sented by counsel. Police say the three men trav- elled together for 15 miles alter the holdup, and then divided the loot while H. C. M. P. patrols combed the area. Dixon then went alone to Ken- ora, Ont., where he took a train for Hamilton.. Kruchka hitch- timated, at- ?2 per; customer per month'.. The lower rate has been intro- duced by the commission in the belief if will encourage- business men to use greater quantities of electric, articularly ior shop ivindow lighting. ower Rate to Save Brandonites Year RANDOM, Man., Sep't. 30 (Special.) A new commercial energy rate n Brandon, effective with JfoVem- er billing, wnich will save Bran- on consumers annually was uuounced Saturday by Herbert Cottingham, chairman of the lanitoba power commission. 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MPERIAL Lin 1897 Head Office TORONTO Two Branch Offices in Manitoba Union Trust Building, Winnipeg Dominion Bank Blda.r Brandon j Jerusalem, who is considered one of the greatest in- ternational .jinx and Koodoos since I King Tut, has been slipped beneath i his glass case at H a r v a r d's Pea- body museum in preparation for his S250.000 Amer- ican debut in November. Ar- thnr, nicknamed by Director Hu Henckcn of tbe American school of pre-historic re- search, is the old- est and .most expensive collection ot human bones, which were dug out of solid rock. He is the most nearly com- plete of a group of 26 of year-old neanderthal skeletons un- earthed in Jerusalem in 1932. Hisj bones, winch were dug out of solid! rock with :i dentist's drill, are val-j ued at When Edna Grant, field tary ot the Women's Christian temperance union recently told a convention at Regina that Midale, without a beer parlor as a result of W.C.T.U., action, residents were puzzled there was a beer parlor in the village. To verify the fact that the village wishes to stay "wet" residents went to polls" and voted 94 to 67 in favor of remaining that way. Midale is 100 miles southeast of I Regina. I An unidentified man seeking to buy meat in Philadelphia, was. routed empty-handed by a house- i wife who struck him over the head with a leg of lamb. The leg of lamb, placed on the counter by a- butcher, was the only meat- in sight of about 100 customers jam- med into a narrow aisle: Both the man and woman snatched lor the leg. This happened in Huntington, West Va. Shoppers passing a west- end grocery felt they had struck a Bonanza when they spotted in the window nylon stockings, beef steak, ham, soap flakes, Jello, sliced bacon, shortening and a white shirt. It proved to be a mir- age. The proprietor explained that he only one of each scarce commodity on, and that none were for sale. Seventeen year old Bob Saun- ders of Sault Ste. Marie, has a way with locks. He was called out of school the other day to open a bank safe when the manager and his staff had failed after numerous attempts. Young Saunders, noted for his ability "to pick" locks, opened the bank safe he had never seen before, in about three minutes flat. His fingers, it seemsr are so sensitive that he can .pick up the slightest variations in the. move- ment oC the tumblers which are the locking devices of the safe after listening a few seconds. A fi5-ycar-nld woman, of J Columbus, and. the day-old The U.S. office of price admin- istration at Seattle has lashed- out in an. effort to break the "black market, bottleneck" in housing Civil suits will be started against lumber, and building concerns all along the Pacific coast. After two hours' deliberations, an Ontario supreme court jury at London, Ont., _ has found 7 Leslie Hill, 21-year-oid Mohawk Indian of Brantford, Ont., not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter in the slaying of his young bride of wo weeks. He has not yet been entenced. _> ?t> Ph. 98181 Moore's Uxl fleet Is eoiwtaatly Improved everr effort rnrnde to render pre-ww lerrice and courtesy. Be Safe and Sure Call a Moore's WANTED SMALL MANUFACTURING SPACE lor light -weight machinery, shaping plastic products, most any location. Require 500 to 1.000 square feet. Pos- session wanted In one or two months It you have a. building of this kind you please lot us know. We havr an urgent prospect. FOUR PROVINCES INVESTMENT CO. Main St. Tel. 95 SCO Fennell's Auction WANTS AH Lines of Good Used Furniture, Etc. HIGHEST PRICES PAID Phone 95770 296 MAIN ST. Victor I. AuctianMr be ready for their call ANYBODY WILL tell you that giving money is a lot easier than ringing doorbells! But somebody has to ring doorbells. So, an army of our good housewives, factory workers, businessmen folks like yourselves, all on the out to ring doorbells. You can plan to make their call pleasant when they come so ..be ready to give promptly and generously to the COMMUNITY CHEST. The time is NOW. The "doorbell ringers" are coming. Let's not make them ring twice! By W. H. McPHERSON I AUCTION SALE OF ditiette suite, bedrqom- "suite, odd tables and arm'chairs, gas, stove, gent's couch, ping-pong table, cupboard, 8 piece oak dining, radio, nice enamel cook stove, copper tub washing-machine, odd tools, bureaus., 'ice .-.box, bookshelves, stands, utensils, lamps, dishes and other articles, at My Auction Mart 264 SmitR' on TUESDAY, Oct. 1st. at 2 p.m. Terms cash at sale W. H. McPberson, .Auctioneer 264 Smith St. Ph., 97 181 28 Associated (B'Xal B'Klth ITinnipflir Morion Fresh Robertson Air I Sal vat Ion Army Camps Sparling; Canadian National Institute for, the Blind Cnncor KrllnC nnfl Research Institute Children's Aid Society of IVJnnipcp Children's Aid-Society of Eastern Manitoba Children's Home of TClnnJper Children's Hospital Council nf Social Ajccnclex Family Bureau of- Winnipeg Home VFeJfaro Jewish Old Folks' Home Jewish Children'! ud Aid Society t Joan of Arc Day Xtirwy Kiiiderrnrten Settlement Knowlen School for Ntplia. Ave. Bay Surgery Old Folks' Home St. Priory ft. Vocational School of -i- Club Victorian Order of WJnniper General Hoipital T.M.C.A. T.W.C.A., Every body Benefits Everybody Gives COMMUNITY CHEST OF GREATER WINNIPEG Sept. 30 'to. Oct. 19
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