Winnipeg Free Press, July 18, 1957

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July 18, 1957

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 18, 1957, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free Press Phone Number WHitehall 3-9331 All departments Including classified 1 VOL. 64 NO. 250 Final Edition YOU WILt FIND Billy Graham Letters To Editor Radio. TV Movie Column Entertainment Deaths 10 Greener Thumbs 15' 10 Medical Memos IS 12 Social 18, 19 H Finance........... 21 13 Sports 26 to 29 H Comics ..........30, 31 44 PAGES Single Copy Price 5 cents Weekend Edition With 10 cents WINNIPEG, THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1957 Sun a.m. Moon rises p.m. Sun p.m. Moon Mti p.m. (All Are CDT) FORECAST: COOLER; LOW 60, HIGH 80 69% Leap In Juvenile Crime Here Lower Age Limit To 16 lears, Chief Taft Recommends Juvenile crime here last year jumped a jolting 68.9 per cent over 1955, according to an annual report re- leased Thursday by Police Chief Robert Taft. More than half of the 865 juveniles arrested were under 16 .---------------__.--------------------- Chief xaft, terming the increase recommended lower ing of the juvenile, age to 16 since "the present day youth of 16 is not a child, and' I feel tha if this same 16-year-old youth knew that he was going to be! treated as an adult, there is a strong likelihood that he would Jet Tests conduct himself as an adult." He noted an increase of 298 in male juvenile arrests (79 per cent! and 55 in female -arrests (41 per cent.) THREE TYPES Most of the crimes, were con- fined to three types Nof offences, the report said. They are, with 1955 figures in brackets: ;i'heft, 250 theft of auto, 121 and break, enter and theft. 102 These crimes OTTAWA (CP) The recom-'cover more than half of the year's mendauon last year of an HCAFjJuvenUe board of inquiry that the wing jn number of juveniles no- a Mark V CF-100 jet interceptor titled to attend Juvenile Court for ba structurally tested has not yet j traffic: 1.07 in 1956, compared READY SEE BEST YIELD FOR MANITOBA been carried out, it is learned authoritatively. Jn two fatal crashes of Mark V CF-lOOs in the last 14 months- including the one that resulted in the board's wing of the aircraft broke in high-speed, low level flight. The two-man crews were killed. One of the men was formerly of St. James. To give the CF-100 more alti- tude the earlier Mark IV wing was extended by some three test at either end creating the Mark V wing. An Avro Aircraft Co. spokesman said Thursday the company had never received any RCAF inquiry board recommendation to test fur- ther the Mark V wing. He said findings ot such boards are de- livered to "the administrative heads of the RCAF" who then de- cide whether further action is to be taken. He said the wing had been thor- oughly and completely tested and "to suggest that both Avro and ECAF engineers felt there was a strucruarl weakness in the aircraft and that the aircraft was never- theless kept in operational service is fantastic." See JET Page 4 943 in 1955. Sec CRIME Page 9 A Week For Welders On Pipeline Experienced "front-end" welders are making "well over" a week, with over- time pay working on the Trans-Canada pipeline, one of the lucky men told the Free Press Thursday. He said his income tax de- duction weekly is more than his helper's total pay. And they're to get more. It was learned unofficially Thurs- day that all welders are to i receive an 30 cents an hour beginning Aug. 1. New rates for the front pipe 1 welders will be an hour; for the back-end welders an hour; and the ap- prentices will get an hour, a 15 cent increase. The agreeemnt between unions and employees has not been signed as yet.' The ne- gotiations were on wages only. Boost Algeria Status By FRANK KELLEY PARIS (Special-NYHT) French Premier Maurice Bourges Maunoury, pledged in the National Assembly j Wednesday night that re- volt-torn Algeria would be_ given- 'a new political and institutional status in the French Republic that would permit its Moslem and European populations to with mutual their own 1. Nudists Defending 0 Nothing Jo Golf Champ Sneeze At Advances Defending champion and 1957 medallist, Wil: Homenuik advanced to the sixteens of the Manitoba Amateur golf championship this ST. CATHARINES, Ont, A cough gave away a dozen youths who invaded a nudist camp near here. Karl Ruehl, proprietor of the Sun Valley Gardens camp at morning when he scored a 5 and nearby Fenwick, said seven nude 4 victory over Dick Quinton, Ni- akwa, at the Pine Ridge course. couples were sitting around a bon- ik form a, fire Sunday night when.they heard he sidelined Quinton. The young a cough in the surrounding bush. Elmhurst shotmaker was under par for the 14 holes. four Male campers took oft and flush the intruders, ranging in The campers and 3 by Gor-! seized a disabled car in which the don Crabtree of Niakwa. I youths had arrived and held it un A.1.X in the M aw A-t Sinter. Elmhursl, beat til police arrived. Sin Elmhurst. 2 and 3; Wally Keen P.ossmere. bent Jim Cnlllns. Pir.e 3 and beat Wayne 2- Don Gardner. Pnrt Arthur. 6 find arleswoocl. befit One fleeing intruder hit a tree and diolocated a shoulder. Two trying lidse. a up; barbed wire fence surrounding beat Dick Howard. and Boy Hobbis. St. ionlface'-bea't Bill Plnnlger. Elmhurst, 1 After nine holes of play Ted Homenuik Elmhurtt. led Nick ilickoski. Elmhurst. 3 UP: Mike Pl'diaskl. St. Boniface, led Bob MacLaren. Niakwa, 2 up: Bul pia' laski. St. Boniface, led Norm Bacxen. Port Arthur. 4 up; Mike Barrett, Pine Ridge and Les Girling. Niakwa, even; Stun Topolinski, Elmhurst, led Ron Fid- dler, St. Boniface. 1 up: Bob Stimpson. Pine Ridge, led Bill Budd, Southwood. 3 up; Glen Harvey, Southwood. led Blli Brown, Assinlboine. loip; Johnny Fowlls. Transcona, and Bobv Fair, Asiinlboine. even. The youths apologized today. "It cost them about for doc- tors' bils and towing Mr. Huehl said. "That's quite a price to pay for a night show when they could at- tend the matinee any day for nothing." Bulldozer Damaged City police reported that" bull- dozer, riding on the top of a Hat- bed- truck, caught the top of the Pembina highway subway and' toppled to the ground. The acci-' dent happened at p.m. nesday. The_ bulldozer, owned by Majestic contractors of 'Alberta', was badly damaged. No one was hurt. LOOKING FOR A TENT? This want ad under Miscellaneous Articles TENT 12'x.lO'. 530. PHONE EVB- nlngs. SPruce 4-7747. Is among the hundreds of bar- gains in today's classified sec- tion: No matter what you need, shop and save -in Free Press want ads. "co-exist" guarantees of rights. His government won a vote In the" Assembly early Thursday which grants special political and xilice powers to the premier for ;he government's campaign against nationalist rebellion in Al geria. The vote was 362 to 173. However, on the more controver sial issue of extending powers to France, the premier cut off the acrimonious debate and asked for a vote of confidence. The vote is to be taken on Friday. The premier, intervening in i night debate to, urge passage o a bill granting the governmen special police powers to attach growing terrorism in Algeria anc France, said the new draft law was well advanced and wouk "guarantee" the "equality o rights of all citizens living in Ai See ALGERIA Page 4 Well Bad; Elaine Cemetery Winnipeg medical authoritie: think that bodies buried in Brook side cemetery may be contains nating the cemetery well and a drinking fountain at one time usec by the public in the cemetery area. The health department has ac vised the Winnipeg parks boar to put chlorinating machines i the well or find a new source o water. In the meantime, the publi drinking fountain has been switch ed over to bottled drinking .wate from Winnipeg. But the residen staff of the cemetery, must trea their water by hand. Parks, superintendent T. R Hodgson is studying the situaSio and will probably report to th parks board.. Health officials are not sur what is causing the contamination but the well is downgrade an they suspect the cemetery may l> responsible. Two Manitobans Win First Round In ILK. Shoot Drought Rips Prairie Crop Conditions Take Worst Toll BISLEY, England (CP) Two Manitobans were among nine Can- adians who have qualified for the second round of the Queen's Prize top competition ol the National Rifle Association's annual shoot at Bisley. The two Manitobans were Lieut. A. R. Towler of Pine Falls, and Cpl. W. J. Brown of Virden both members of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association team. Since Low Yield Of 1947 Scorching and parching winds, during the past two weeks, have turned a promising prairie crop picture 'into a dismal drought scene the worst experienced on the western grain belt since 1947. (In that year the average yield' Probe 'Alky9 Sale Hryhorczuk Will Seek Control Methods Manitoba's attorney- general plans to investigate the sale and drinking of rubbing alcohol and its status under the liquor con- trol act. Hon. M. N. Hryhorczuk, said Thursday that, his department would study the situation with an eye to finding some method of control over the alcohol which is was 13.7 bushels per acre for part Of Alberta and the ex-j being used as a beverage by rub- prairies. A similar yield on western section of The situation came to year's acres would already suffered there are now no controls. Mr. Hryhorczuk admitted that the situation had not been under consideration prior to publication, of the Free Press story. He pointed out that it's difficult to legislate against rubbing al- cohol as a beverage without res- tricting sales. The amount used for drinking by rubby-dubs is ne- wUhTn days, damage compared to the amount duce less than bushels. damage wjth iosses running over (Biggest prairie crop was in 1952 J40 per cent ]n sflme crop districts. when bushels of wheat off was taken ,off acres. Western Canada's lowest average yield in recent years came in rust- stricken 1954 when it was 12 bu- shels per acre. The crop 'total that year was bushels. (Last year's wheat crop totalled bushels.) In its third crop report of the District by District Report Pages 42 43 And unless generous rains come will be much more severe. i (The crop survey Was corn- season, the Free Press reportedjpleted before Wednesday's severe Thursday that farmers at scattered points in the prairie provinces have started plowing down their 1957 crops. Almost all o'f Saskatchewan, a wind and hail s.torm "in Saskat- chewan. For report of the storm damage see page 9.) See CROPS Page 9 used legitimately for external rubbing purposes. RESTRICT TRADE The attorney-general suggested that one way of curbing consump- tion ot rubbing alcohol would be to classify it as an intoxicating beverage within the meaning of the liquor act. He said, however, that this would require control at the retail level and would be a restriction of trade on a legiti- mate product used wrongfully in some cases. On the other hand, he said it might be possible to make it a criminal offence to drink rubbing alcohol. He added, however, that f.h'is would be a very difficult sta- tute to enforce because police' would actually have to catch the man drinking it. If the department decided to re- gulate the sale of rubbing alcohol at retail outlets, it could be done through an order-in-council. But if they made il an offence to drink rubbing alcohol, it would require an amendment to the'statutes and would have to wait until the next session of the legislature. Defence Cuts Unlikely By DAVE McINTOSH OTTAWA cuts in de- fence expenditures are expected in the current fiscal year, officials said 'Wednesday. This could complicate the new Progressive Conservative govern- ment's avowed intention to reduce taxes and increase old-age pen- sions this year. Defence expenditures account for nearly 35 per cent oE all gov- ernment spending and the defence department is considered the only one in which major reductions could be made. The defence budget in the cur- rent fiscal year, which ends next March 31, is Includ- ing defence production and civil defence. This is down about three per cent from the previous year but the saving is accounted for almost entirely by near comple- tion of the Mid-Canada Warning line. See DEFENCE Page 4 FELINE FELONY PORT ARTHUR Kowalenko, 45, of Port Arthur, Wednesday was fined and costs or 10 days in jail, when convicted in city magistrate's court of unlawfully killing a cat. Olga Andrews said in court she "first missed her pet cat. Sandy, Monday night and when she checked the following day was told Kowalenko had killed the cat. Kowalenko said the cat both- ered his chickens. Mrs. Andrews said: "He (Sandy) used to sleep with bur chickens so how: could he bother the Br Bill One of the biggest pipeline blasting operations In Man- itoba took place Wednesday at Falcon lake. About two tons of explosives were used to rip through several irock t ridges In the area. Explosives foreman Sig Palmason, shown lighting the fuse above, was In charge of the preparations and of the explosion itself. (Full story of the Wast ap- pears on -page 3.) Falcon lake residents had feared that the blast would cause heavy damage to the resort and It had been rumored that some six tons of dynamite were to be used to clear the way for pipe-laying. However, no dam- age anywhere in the area was caused. Residents are once again restfully enjoying their holidays, secure In the know- ledge that blasting operations at Falcon lake are all over. Temperatures Maximum, minimum andi prec. readings for 24 hour period, ending j a.m. Thursday, July IS. were: Max. Mtn. Prec. Vancouver 68 52 Calgary' M 47 .86 Edmonton 64 51 .09 Swift Current 69 48 .03 Rcgina 87 47 Tr. Saskatoon 74 49 .07 Brandon 89 Winnipeg 88 1 Fort William......... 71 51 Ottawa 83 59 Toronto 79 56 Montreal S4 64 Halifax............ 68 54 Tr. FORECAST WINXIPEG: A few Ihundentormft this evening. Mostly cloudy becoming About nnon Friday. Inereaalnr again tomorrow evening. Cooler. Wlno> west 15. Loir tonight and hllh Fridur, and 80. It Started All Over Again FORT WILLIAM (CP) Civic finance committee agreed Tuesday to pay for repairs to the roof of Mrs. A. Olynick's home at 1028 Alberta street, damaged by fire Monday. It was hinted a spark from a nearby city incinerator may have started the blaze. At a.m. Wednesday, fire trucks raced again to 1028 Al- berta street. Reason: roof on fire. Damage: ?25. Cause: an- other spark. Toriaysfthuckle "Most of the naughty things I hear about our the coun- try preacher said, "arc '.lie same things I saw their parents outgrow." ;