Winnipeg Free Press, October 24, 1956

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October 24, 1956

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 24, 1956, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free Press Phone Number 93-9331 All departments Including clarified ads. Final Edition Press The Weather Winnipeg: Cloudy, clearing Thursday after- noon. Little change in temperature. Winds west 15. Low tonight and high Thursday, 35 and 45. VOL. 64 NO. 22 42 PACFS Single Copy Price 5 cents Weekend Edition With Comics 10 cents WINNIPEG, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1956 Sun. rises 7.05 a.m. Moon rises 9.21 p.m. Sun sets 5.20 p.m. Moon seti 12.21 p.m. FORECAST: CLOUDY Drive For U.S. Canada Hopes To Lure Trained Men North By VICTOR MACKIE OTTAWA (Special) Plans are being made by the federal government to try to reverse the" steady [low of professional man- power that is draining from Canada to the United States many of the trained men badly needed in Canadian industry. There has developed a drive by U.S. industry to attract Canadians across the border. This has re- sulted in a mounting tide nf trained Canadians moving south to take up residence and jobs, through Winnipeg and other major Canadian centres where American consuls are located. The Canadian government has decided to launch its. own campaign to raid the U.S. store of "trained one official explained here today. See'u.S. BRAINS Page 5 The outsize statue of Sta- lin that overshadowed Bu- dapest was the first tar- get of anti-Communist in- surgents in the Hungarian capital. Lower picture shows Hie Russian techni- que in Europe, with I heir tanks crushing' popular de- mand for freedom. Today it is happening: in Hungary. Last time it took place in" Berlin. BUDAPEST IN FLAMES oviet Tanks Battle ungarian MAO AND TITO SEND BEST WISHES WASHINGTON (Special-NYHT) According to a re- liable report, Chinese Communist President Mao Tse- tung was the first major Communist figure to congratu- late Wladyslaw Gomulka, newly-elected Politburo chief of the Polish Workers (Communist) party. The second congratulatory telegram came from Presi- dent Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia, and the third Gero, Hungarian party boss. The telegram of congratulation's from the Red Chinese leader was delivered with pointed swiftness and within only a few hours of Mr. Gomulka's selection as the Polish Com- munist party boss. Mr. Gomulka's possession of the three telegrams made It plain to the Kremlin that any move against the Poles would put Russia at odds with its Communist Chinese comrades in the Far East and revive danger of a new break with Marshal Tito. b QUEBEC (CP) A student isj due to appear in municipal court I today following his arrest Tues- day night on a charge of drunk- enness and disorderly conduct; during masg demonstrations. Police said the 21-year-old stu-! dent was injured slightly on the nose when they arrested him at Place d'Youville where he was in- sulting passers-by, striking cars and obstructing traffic. Other students tried to tip overj the police car when the officers! arrested him. The arrest came as milling (APl_preraier from the Politburo last versity students pelted Quebec told the He asserted, however, that legislature building with eggs, to-1 forcefullv Wednesday Poland's re-jin the future Russian troops in I matoes and oranges and de- lations with the Soviet Union in (Poland will be restricted ex- mancled a "positive and concrete the future will be based on fulljclusivcly to bases granted by attitude of any type- by the pro- vincial government on the ques- tion of financial aid to universities, mostly staged Some 1.000 students, from Laval University, Communist boss is'ikita Khrush- chev had backed clown in his quar- rel with the Poles and apologized. Responsible sources also re- day-long demonstrations in front Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, of the legislature and on Quebec Roman Catholic primate of Po- land, will be released in a 'few streets. They had gone there to days if the situation in Poland con- back requests by a 12 student i tinues quiet. The informants said group for an interview with Pre- the cardinal's release was dis- cussed Tuesday by Wladyslaw mier Duplessis. Mr. Duplessis refused them. Student representatives of members val, McGill University, Sir George general support to see I Gomulka. the new party boss, and n dplegation of Catholic parlia- who expressed for Gomulka's Williams College and the univerei- independent Socialism, ties of Montreal and Sherbrooke got together later in the and adopted a motion calling for a "positive and concrete attitude" by the Quebec government. Mr. Cyrankiewicz, scheduled to fly to Moscow this week, indica- ted Marshal Konstantin Rokossoy- sky remains in good standing in the Communist party, despite his next week. "We want to base the relations between our nations and- parlies on the principles of equality and rid ourselves of anything which could contradict these Cyrankiewicz said. In the next few days, he said, all Russian troops will be sta- tioned exclusively at bases whose existence stems from interna- tional treaties. Reflecting the ever-present Polish fear of Ger- nian reunification, Mr. Cyrankew- icz added: "These treaties are dictated by our security, especially in the face ol German revisionism." Mr. Cyrankiewicz said members of the Polish Communist Polit- buro will meet with members of the Soviet Communist presidium THE PROFESSOR VS. THE PEOPLE TORONTO sociologist] der of a typical fast-growing On- who wrote a report questioning the moral standards of residents of suburban'Highland Creek said Tuesday: "If I'd known it was going to be made public. I wouldn't have written the report." Prof. S. D. Clark of the Univer- sity of Toronto prepared the 23- page report on economic and so-, cial developments in Scarborough township for a research group' which is to make a study of the area. It described the Highland Creek resident as a man who could set up housekeeping with a common- tario community. Prof. Clark said he did not have an opportunity to edit his report for the press. "It was written in longhand, Peter Lewicki, 34, of 517 Rjver- ton avenue was seriously injured law wife without inviting the Wednesday morning when he fell sure of his neighbors; a man from the new Eaton car-park whose heavy expenditures in beer parlors kept him poor. Highland Creekers didn't take it lightly. MP PROTESTS Richard E. Button, Progressive Conservative member of the On- tario legislature for York Scar- borough, said the ereport was "mean, contemptible, filthy slan- being built on Hargraye street. Police said Mr. Lewicki, an em- ployee of Claydon Construction Co., was in "very poor" .condition in Winnipeg General hospital. At press time hospital officials said the victim. was still in the X-ray room and the extent of his injuries had not yet been deter- mined. and it was my understanding it was purely confidential. It was written with no thought on my part that all these statements were necessarily true, but to pro- voke discussion among the group." He said he was not referring to the whole population of Highland Creek, but only to a certain type of individual who is more readily found in that part of Scarborough than in other parts. UNFORTUNATE TAG "I wouldn't venture to say there was even one per cent of resi- dents who are like this. "The term Highland Creek resi-. dent, which I first defined as one particular sociological type as op- posed to the general Scarborough resident, was an unfortunate tag. "I only meant that I had found more of this type in Highland Creek than in Scarborough gen- erally. If I'd known the report was to be released to the'.press, I would have chosen the name more carefully. Some of my col- leagues live in Highland Creek." With 'onuses (CP) Troops Tlle provincial political arena has been suddenly brought to life stood by here' Wednesday as a crowd of students brought traffic to a standstill by marching through Warsaw streets shouting "down with Russia." About 50 armed troops on motorcycles drove along streets parallel to the marching stu- dents. Fire engines were brought out and made ready. Despite an earnest appeal for an end to demonstrations, the students gathered less than four hours later. PRISONERS RELEASED LONDON (Reuters) Warsaw- Radio reported Wednesday that'94 prisoners were released from Poz- nan prison Tuesday under an or- der to revise all indictments re- sulting from the June 28 riots in the west Polish city. FLYING COPS CAPETOWN (Reuters) Pass- ers-by were startled when they saw seven policemen climb through a window in the magis- trate's court building at Beaufort west and jump into a flower bed. They had been writing their ex- aminations and were accidentally locked in the building. Anti- Communist Figkters Defy Ultimatum BULLETIN VIENNA (Reuters) The Hungarian gov- ernment tonight de- clared a state of emer- gency throughout the country, Budapest Radio reported. The radio said heavy fight- ing was still going on near the city's Karoly Robert barracks. By RICHARD KASISCHKE VIENNA (AP) Radio Budapest afternoon said that Wednesday Communist It Looks Like A Record Vote Early Balloting In Winnipeg Hits A New Higli Spurred by the referendums liquor and a hot mayoralty contest, Winnipeggers were turning out to vote Wednesday in what looked like the biggest numbers in city history. Spot checks at six polling divi- sions at noon showed that approxi- mately 6.2 per cent of the eligjble voters had already cast their ballots. This compares with about 5.4 per cent at the same hour in both 1954 and 1952 when the highest percentage of voters in recent city history exercised their franchise. Here is a comparison of the number of citizens who had voted at noon today compared with the TUNIS Sultan Mohammed V glumly ordered a plane home Wednesday. He and Tunisian leaders broke off talks interrupted when France seized five Algerian rebel leaders and cnranged the Arab world. Mindful of the ruse France used to capture the leaders of the Al- gerian rebellion, the sultan's household made clear he would not travel in a French plane. The sultan came to Tunisia to warplanes had joined tanks and machine-gunners in the fierce battle to crush the anti-Soviet and presumably anti Communist rebellion gripping t h e Hungarian capital. Budapest radio announced to- night that the anti-Soviet rebels fighting Russian and Hungarian soldiers in Budapest had defied the latest Hungarian government ultimatum to surrender and con- tinued their battle. Russians tanks by the dozens were reported rolling through the streets and firing on blazing build- ings. Budapest Radio reported "numerous soldiers, .citizens and .members of the security forces" were slain in wild, riotous fighting which burgeoned from peaceful demonstrations against Moscow Tuesday night. 150 Dead A Westerner who reached War- saw from Budapest said 150 per- sons were reported killed as tanks fought the rebels outside the Hun- garian parliament building. Budapest radio announced sol- diers had captured a machinery plant where rebels held out for three hours. It appealed to wives and trade unions to dissuade men from joining the demonstrations.: I T. same time in 1954, when the last mayoralty election was held, and in 1952 when the modern record turnout of 54.8 per cent of the elec- torate was marked up. Ward One 1956 1954 1952 Gordon Bell 209 223 254 Kelvin 242 234 337 Ward Two: City Hall 211 174 144 Isbister 192 162 149 Ward Three: St. John's Tech. 125 76 53 Aberdeen 66 60 53 Polls close at 9 p.m. and count- ing of the mayoralty, aldermanic and school trustee ballots plus the _i_i _i i_i_ confer on a purported plan tc> scllooi and bridge money bylaw bring peace to and weld it wjll b in immediately. i nniir nf Tvnrrh Africa i- into a new union of North Africa. The French trick which di- verted the planeload of rebel chiefs to French-run Algiers and waiting French troops instead of their destination in independent Tunis kicked up a storm on both sides of the Mediterranean. The action touched off riots' and pro- test strikes in both Tunisia and Morocco, Arab mobs killed nine Results of the mayoralty vote, the school and bridge bylaws and the first count of the aldermanic and school trustee votes should be known late. tonight. At city hall a staff of about 25 has been hired to count the liquor referendum ballots, beginning Thursday morning. It may be Fri- day night before the final liquor of them in the Moroccan town of Meknes. See N. AFRICA Page 5 Court Restores Fitton Conviction OTTAWA Supreme Court of Canada today restored the conviction of Robert Fitton, convicted of the sex slaying of a POLITICAL GUESSING Just how the big turnout will affect the mayoralty election was not clear. But political observers felt that one fact was significant. In St. Boniface five days ago, as in Winnipeg Wednesday the peo- ple were voting on liquor. But the St. Boniface turnout was little bet- ter than usual. What then made the Winnipeg advance poll double the 1954 ad- vance? What was pushing Wed- execution date. The 21-year-old Toronto mail truck driver was convicted last raging into this afternoon in the city of some t h e n e w of Premier Imre by Premier D. L. Campbell's an- nouncement of a by-election in thej interlake riding of St. George, andj there are signs of a no-holds-bar- red battle shaping up for the seat. Wednesday Duff Roblin, provin- cial Conservative leader, was re- ported in the area laying the groundwork for his campaign. Also in the riding was B. H. Remple, provincial leader of the Social Credit. Lloyd Stinson, CCF lead- er, was preoccupied with his party's activities in the Winnipeg civic election, but he was sched- uled to go into the constituency Friday for a general "look see." The Liberals have scheduled a nominating convention for Lundar. Nov. 1, and Mr. Roblin has stated categorically that his party will make a fight to capture the Liber- al stronghold, formerly held by Chris Halldorson, whose death last month created the vacancy. Doubts still remain, however, as to .whether CCF and Social Credit will enter the race, and decisions by these parties are expected by the end of this week. All through the night students, workers, off-duty soldiers and oth- shouted for trial last June. m government o remier rf A rf d Nagy extended an ultimatum, zero I i__i. TV._. hour for surrender of the rebels to 6 p.m. Budapest time (11 a.m. CST.) In an apparent gesture of ap- peasement to the rebels, Commu- nist leaders had removed Andras Hegedus as premier and installed Nagy. who was purged in 1955. set Nov. 21 as mornjng's higher 'than all records for parallel per- iods of time? Was liquor more an issue in Winnipeg than in St. Boniface? If not, the mayoralty election and not liquor may be pulling out the large numbers in Winnipeg. See VOTING Page 6 ronto and was sentenced to be hanged. However the Ontario Soviet troops from Hungary. But when the Communist government tjave in to the demands for Nagy, apparently the rebels were not to be appeased without some indica- tion the Russians would get out. See HUNGARY Page 6 Temperatures Maximum, minimum temperatures and precipitation readings tor 2-1 hour period, ending S.30 a.m. Oct. -M were: Vancouver Calsary Edmonton Swill. Current Retina....... Saskatoon Brandon Max. Fort William Ottawa Toronto Halifax 40 43 60 69 Min. IS 34 34 36 U 2G LOOKING FOR A "PLAYER This want ad under "Musical Instruments." MASON AND RISCH MAHOGANY case, player piano, with approx- imately 100 rolls. S175. VErnon 2-233S. is among.the hundreds of bargains in today's classified section. No matter what you need, shop and save in Free Press want ads. Another Great Free Press Feature The Story Of My Early Life Sir Winston Churchill Starting Friday (Read Sir Winston's own preface in tomorrow's Free Press] By DON COOK LONDON (Special NYHT) French Foreign Minister Christian Pineau paid an unexpected and unannounced visit to London Tues- day night to have dinner with Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. Sel wyn Lloyd and Prime Minister Sir Anthony Eden to co-ordinate the next moves in the Suez crisis. The French foreign minister ar- rived with almost no prior an- nouncement in a French military aircraft at London airport and was driven immediately to the official residence of the Foreign Secretary at No. 1 Carlton Gar- dens, where Sir Anthony joined the party for dinner. Diplomatic sources reported that the visit is understood to have followed messages from UN Sec- retary-General Dag Hammarsk- jold in New York on the possibility of renewing talks with Egypt. The dinner party discussion centered on an Anglo-French response. COMMON'S RETURNS Meanwhile, the House of Com- mons returned from its summer recess Tuesday, its political knives sharpened by the recent Conser- vative and Labor party confer- ences, and immediately plunged into a discussion of the two prime national the Suez Canal Free Press Flies United Nations Flag In honor of United Nations Day which is being celebrated throughout all member na- tions of the UN, the UN flag is today being flown from the courtesy flagstaff' the Free Press Building. dispute and abolition of the death penalty. Mr. Lloyd reviewed the events since the House debated the Suez situation in mid-September. See SUEZ Page 6 Continued TodaysSChiickle Californian visiting in Texas: "Now in my state we can grow a tree like that one over there in about a year. How long did it take you to grow Texan: "Can't say for sure. But it wasn't there yesterday." You Will Find Main Inside Page No. News 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, S, 9 20 Radio and TV 10 Hollywood Column 11 Entertainment 11 Comics 13 14 Social News 15 to IS Deaths and Funerals 21 Sports............... 24 to 27 Finance 37 38 Special Features: Billy Graham 4 Greener Thumbs 9 Medical Memos 12 Jumble Contest 28 Soviet Youth Article Page 2 There's Still Time To Vote-Polls Close At 9p.m. ;