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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1954, Lethbridge, Alberta HIGHLIGHTED IN THE It's Tartan Undies Now By ARCH MacKENZIE Canadian Press Stall Writer T CP The land clan tartans are still caught last in a tussle between trade and tradition Export anJ Internal sales of cloth clothing and other ducts the vivid clan colors have never been better said a spokesman for the Scottish Industrial Council But continuing letters to The Tunes and other newspapers testify to the deep sense of outrage some Scots feel at the prospect of any Tom Dick or Harriet donning legitimate tan patterns Just like wearing an old school tie to which one is not entitled said one cor- respondent XXX TAIWAN UNDIES Notwithstanding such sentiment sales are booming in tartan com- that bear little connection with national highland dress past or present A Glasgow women's wear Irm reported that it couldn't keep pace with Canadian and American de- mand for women's undies in the old clan colors Bras and garter belts in such lighter clan tartans as the Macpherson Royal Stewart and Buchanan went like hotcakes it reported Some purists chased to match their bloodlines Now the firm is producing the same outfits in darker Prazer Campbell and other patterns which incidentally are going tj Canada to provide and colorful winter protection XXX FEARS KILTS The Tailor and last word on matters sartorial has an article in the current edition which warns the Scot to look to his kilt in view of the new popularity of tartan Otherwise it says the United States is going to make the Scottish tional costume extinct by cule The writer a Roger West de- scribed as an unbridled con- whose opinions don't always mesh with those of the editors refers to a little ment called bonnle breeches unveiled recently hi New York and to a called the skill These apparently are aimed at the feminine market And if the kilt is going to be mucked about with by the fair sex it will fall into dis- repute and turn the Scots into which will be a pity not only for the makers but for the Scotland tourist Industry Switch to something like leather shorts he advises We can guarantee that no man worth her salt will want to take MX equality to the point where she has to lark about in leather breeches Leather is after all a very tough and material Edmonton 54 38 01 Calgary 50 41 39 Lethbridge 48 44 78 Medicine Hat 53 47 78 Prince Rupert 73 Victoria 65 51 19 Vancouver 61 56 Hegina 50 46 10 Winnipeg Toronto 59 Ottawa 64 62 50 High 50 Very Cool VOL 234 LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 1954 PRICE FIVE CENTS TWO SECTIONS 24 PAGES First Snow of Season EDMONTON C P first general frost in northern Alberta this season and snow in the foothills nearly as far south as Calgary were re- ported today by the ther office The first frost and snow at Whitecourt 100 miles west and slightly north of Edmonton occurred over- night Below freeling temperatures were reported from Fort Murray 30 Embarrass 26 and 30 The first frost of the season was reported about 10 a ago from Jasper which had a 31 A little snow was reported from Rocky Mountain House In the foothills 150 miles west of Edmonton Southern Alberta had steady rain overnight and at 8 the weather office reported rain was stilt falling Cowley In the Crow's Nest Pass had 1.02 inches Lethbridge and cine Hat both had 78 Inches Esteran In southern wan reported Inches Montreal 54 54 17 Dr Geo Dorey Installed as Moderator By RAE CORELLI Canadian Press Staff Writer SACKVILLE N.B Dr George Dorey a one-time Channel islands Methodist was installed Wednesday night as the of the United Church of Canada The simple service of tion in the Sackville United church climaxed the first major act by the 375 lay and clerical delegates to this general council con- ference the first biennial cession to be held in the The general council is the making highest court of the United Church Dr Dorey who admits only to being more than 70 succeeds Dr A A Scott a fellow His accession by election to the highest office of the United Church means he will be known as the reverend during his two- year term The new moderator a haired but baldish six-footer and a voracious reader of modern history and biography said In an inter- view he is convinced that church unity will come about Unification was a major item before dist Presbyterian Anglican and congregational gates to the World Council of Churches assembly at Evanston 111 in August I believe that without a spirit that leads to unity the church is doomed to Dr Dorey said And I mean all churches of the Christian religion 65 43 SYNOPSIS A continuation of the depressing weather is forecast for Southern Alberta but skies are expected to clear in northern areas tonight A general frost is expected in the Peace region tonight and light frost is expected in Edmonton and Vermilion regions In southern Saskatchewan the precipitation area will spread to the Saskatoon rind Prince Albert region today and will move out of ern Saskatchewan overnight FORECAST Lethbridge and Medicine Cloudy today and Friday light rain ending this evening occasional light drizzle Friday morning continuing tery winds northeast 15 occasionally Lethbridge and Medicine Hat 40 and 50 Bank Robber is Soon Apprehended SUDBURY Three hours alter a bandit scooped out more than from a teller's cage In a downtown bank police re- covered the money and charged a man with armed robbery Lome Jarvis Smith 26 was rested by detectives after a search of downtown rooming houses Police said he was found crouched under his bed The money In three ages of fives and one of tens was crammed under the mattress The Left Hand Corner Canadian Army Housing in Germany toba Welcomes peters THE Canadian army's housing project in Germany is Ing completion in this area and the first of families to move in about the middle of October at Soest According to present plans the houses nnd flats will be completed by January and the last of the families should be settled in soon after that Until now thr men of Brig W A B Andersons 1st Canadian try Brigade group have had to put their families in German houses sharing these with German lies The army wives have had all the advantages nnd disadvantages from easily available baby-sitters to quarrels about shared kitchens which this state of affairs entails Now soldiers and their families can move Into houses and flats built to designs THE LEFT HAND CORNER Continued on Pace Three Nursing Sister Marion Donald of the RCAF station Winnipeg has 41 jumps to her credit She was a member of rescue teams which carried out practice jumps during Operation Manitoba In the wilds of ern Manitoba Purpose of the training exercise Involving teams from both the RCAF and USAF was to develop the most efficient methods nf combined warrh revue operation by United States md Canada CP Photo Rome Conquerors of Press Canadian Three members of the expedition that conquered Godwin Austin the world's second highest peak known as are shown being greeted on their arrival at the airport in Rome from Pakistan Draped around their necks are flower wreaths presented to them by Mr Aktar Hussain minister of Pakistan to Italy From left is Mr Hussein's wile Mario Fantin operator of the Mr Hussain Ubaldo Rey and Achille Compagnoni two other members of the expedition and to the Italian presidency G Scalfaro Con- quest of on 31 was the first time the peak had ever been scaled Alia Net Surplus Is For year berta government ended the fiscal jear with a net surplus of 060 after ing up an all-time high income surplus of The public accounts Issued by C K Huckvale auditor for the year ended March 31 showed revenue at a record high of more than greater than the previous year and greater than Premier Manning had for as treasurer MAJOR REASON Major reason for the excess enue over estimates was the sale of petroleum and natural gas leases The government received from this source compared with the premier's estimate of 000 The province's debt continued to dwindle The net funded debt at March 31 was a decrease of The unfunded debt composed of accounts able totalled a decrease of in the year Tho capital expenditure for the Seen and Heard ABOUT TOWN CITY bus driver Alex Alison bragging about a shaped tomato hs grew m his garden A G Virtue QC noting at the opening of St Michael's N u r s e Training School that he had been called a over a local radio station and had been very thrilled It was the first time in his life he he had been called that Magician George Haddad proudly producing a white rabbit to replace the one that died on the eve of his show here Wednesday at the Sports Centre in aid of the Callow Coach Fund The new understudy will appear again tonight at And Aid Cliff Black reporting he's fering from an if the he run or will he not? jear was and Included the spending of on ways bridges and ferries Public buildings and other public works required while was spent on the St Mary and Milk Rivers irrigation ment The University of Alberta received on capital count The self-liquidating projects act received the rural revolving fund and the municipal loans revolving fund Petroleum and natural gas fees rentals and royalties amounted to compared with an mate of Purchases of leases on school lands dumped an- other into the provincial treasury compared with an mate of while fees rentals ALTA NET Continued on Page Two Voting Today In 3 Ontario Voters In three Ontario constituencies cast ballots today in tions to fill three of the four vacancies In the Ontario lature The in Leeds sing and Russell leaves as the only riding without in the Legislature Its sent was left vacant by Uie death of Welland S at the time minister of lands and forests in Premier Frost's Progressive Con- government The deaths last spring of three Progressive Conservative members led to the in Leeds and Russell No date has been set vet to elect a member for Progressive Conservative and Liberal candidates are contesting all three The CCF has entered representatives only in Russell and An pendent entrant gives a field ol four Killing Hints at Mafia ers of Mafia and the finding of a red convertible started the day's search for the killers of waiter Danny Brent today rain-soaked body was found with at least five bullet holes on the 10th green of the University golf course day morning The slaying recalled the death o Frank Pitsch whose battered was found on the 13th fairway o another city golf course last De cember William Gash 19 was convicted and sentenced to be hanged but the sentence was com muted to life imprisonment shadowy and power behind U.S rackets since Al Capone's has been linked with the Bren murder by newspaper reports One newspaper said the underworld is wondering i Brent's killing followed a rumor that worth of drugs had been shipped from here to Calgary Brent's car was found today a dozen blocks from the spot where the club waiter died The latest theory is that he was killed on the golf course Earlier it was suggested he had been mur dered elsewhere and his body dumped there The shooting of Danny who was known to have been money by an eastern drug weeks of under dissension Ringleaders have been beaten up a new car was pushed over the end of a dock and one Vancouver newspaper said other men have been marked for death in the bat tie for control of the west coas drug Little known of Brent's past He was a popular head waiter a the club where he worked part time and was vice-president of a club and cabaret waiters local He had a police record and was once well-known as a Police say it may be weeks be fore their investigations turn up a worthwhile break TYPHOON HITS SAIPAN W howling Pacifi levelled six buildings and damaged other tures at the United States base on Saipan Wednesday thr US navy announced No casualties were re ported Arctic Patrol Ship Rescues U.S Vessel Navigating Northwest Passage OTTAWA navy's spanking new Arctic patrol Labrador well on her way the Northwest sage took time out last month to rescue a tiny United States exploration vessel from nn ice jam in an uncharted strait 960 miles from the North Pole The Labrador butted her way throuch 20 miles of Ice to free the Boston drag gcr Monte Carlo and Its crew of scientists and sailors from narrow channel north of Prince of Wales island The today announced de- tails of the incident in giving a report on the dor's journey which the navy will make It the first major vessel nr ship of nin kind to the west from the Atlantic to the Pacific PARTY STRANDED The Monte Carlo and Its scientists some of whom were gathering information and specimens for the American museum of natural history became in ice near island ing channel She wiled from Portland Me in mid-July and nne of her goals was to pinpoint thr magnetic North Pole which U shown on maps nt only a few miles from the spot where she was trapped by heavy ice SPOTTED FROM AIR The Monte Carlo's plight was noticed by an RCAF nir re- connaissance plane from Re- solute bay farther north and it messaged the to the Labrador on Aug 19 The navy ship reached the entrance to Baring channel Aug 20 but waited for fog to lift before attempting to enter the unsounded waters only three miles wide The little was reached at midnight Aug 21 nnd the com- mander Capt Owen C S Robertson of Montreal and toria ordered a tow The Monte was towed for 15 miles then follow rd un- der her own power while the Labrador brooke a channel to clear water The navy said the smaller ship could not follow too closely for fear two-Inch might be smashed by chunks of ice bouby up from beneath the Labrador Once clear the US Chip's fuel and provisions were re- plenished and she started home The ship won't be the first to navigate the Northwest Passage The doughty RCMP patrol fit Roch years ago made thr trip twice once in each direction and now is going Into ment at Vancouver The Labrador which left Halifax July 23 Is due back nt Esquimau BC by mid- October RETURNS TO BOSTON BOSTON Thr schooner Monte Carlo came Intr Boston today bringing B crew o 10 amateur mariners who wld the may have the first to the magnetic North Pole She was escorted up the harbo by two shooting plume of water into a clouded A small group of in a number of priests on thr wharf Rev of the Boston College station ta he and the othe members of the to prove the reached the magnetic pole abou 1.100 miles south of the true pole He said In a tal before docking here that I woul not say we pinpointed the pole We didn't But we may have been the first to come so in matin magnetic measurements The pol may cover an urea of 200 squar and we worked near th edge To West Germany Into Alliance BONN U.S State Secretary Dulles declared here today an must be found to bring West Germany as an equal partner into the Western alliance Arriving by plane for emergency consultations in Germany Britain the American diplomatic chief was greeted by Chancellor Konrad Adenauer Adenauer arranged for almost immediate private discussions with lim in search of a substitute for the dead European Defence Community reaty The talks with Dulles will be decisive for Germany's fate the chancellor had told deputies before departing for the airport from a mentary debate In the debate Socialists were attacking his government for what they called its system of secret decisions Dulles emphasized in a statement at the airport that he was interested more in what Adenauer has to say than in any idea he may be ng with him Dulles commented that Adenauer's government has consistently followed such enlightened that its views must now command great respect BLOCK AGAINST REDS Dulles said In a broadcast report to the American people Wednesday that he be- the new Southeast Asia defence pact nil make a sub- stantial contribution to the preservation of free ments and to the blocking of further Communist expansion Furthermore he pictured powerful naval and air forces of the United States In the western Pacific as up the treaty signed at Manila last neck with threat of re- taliation against any sor He said this threat can protect many countries as as It can protect one His radio-TV talk filmed In ad- vance was broadcast almost three hours after he had left by plane for Europe to find out at first hand What measures European leaders have In mind now that the French National Assembly has shelved the European Defence Community Treaty under which West Germany would have been rearmed URGES CO-OPERATION It was understood that in talks at Bonn with the West German chancellor and nt London with Prime Minister Churchill and For- eign Secretary Eden Dulles will urge that any should seek to preserve the principle of close co-operation which was envisioned In the EDC plan There Is sonic indication at Washington that because of his Interest in this principle Dulles has not been enthusiastic about a reported proposal by Eden to associate Germany and Italy with a defensive pact drawn up at Brussels In by Britain France Belgium The lands and Luxembourg This pact does not provide for any supra-national authority such as EDC would have created and under which France Germany and the other EDC countries would have merged their European forces into a single international army BARRAGE OF CRITICISM Dulles came under a barrage of criticism from British newspapers for skipping France In his Euro- pean trip Dulles Snubs was the front-page headline In the ative newspaper The Dally Mail The Manchester Guardian Liberal headed Us account of the Dulles trip Studied rebuff to France on two-day visit Of the major British newspapers only The Times independent failed to comment on the omission of Paris from Dulles itinerary From the West German capital IMPERATIVE Continued on Page Two Fast Movement Of Wheat This Fall Expected SASKATOON CP movement this fall will be quicker and It Is doubtful If grain will constitute much of a problem by the end of the current crop year Trade Minister Howe said here I'm about the marketing he said In an Interview Demand Is much better than a year ago He was confident that Canada ran sell considerably more than Is represented by the 1951 crop We ran lick up most of the grain anyway Asked about Interim ments Mr Howe We hope to close out the nats and barley pools very Mion Before there ran be an Interim payment on wheat we hare to look at the new crops and keting situation It's quite a Job lo figure At the moment fast ment of grains was be- ing encouraged As for the ent Interim quota arrangements I am not keen to see the quotas raised until there Is more movement of the new crip and I think movement will he quicker this fall He was not apprehensive about some poor grade wheat coming on the market It's easier to market If we hate a variety of grades and right now across the country are filled with lop of British Idea of West European Defence Pact By CECIL HARTMAN PARIS Premier Pierre Mendes-France agreed today to the British Idea of a new West European de- fence alliance Including France Britain and rearmed West many The Netherlands and Luxembourg would be the other members Rumpus Over Jail Location nf the Lake dis- eight miles cast of here overwhelmingly day night to ask the Alberta government to construct a posed new provincial jail where but hi their community Thr public m e e t i n g also adopted a resolution ing that the government make public the details of the chase of nearly 900 acres of land In the area for the new jail The ratepayers demanded to know how the location lor the jail was decided upon what other sites were why the ratepayers were not consulted how the value of the land was established and most important why was the land not directly bought by a regular agent of the provincial government or authorized real estate dealer It was charged that instead of buying the land directly the permitted third parties to enter Into the negotiations sens at the meeting said the third parties profited to the extent of simply because they had known when to buy and sell the land TIP-OFF CHARGED The charged thai thr inly nay the third parties could have known the land was to be bought for jail tion purposes was by a off at the right time from the department Copies of the ratepayers tions are to be sent to the general Premier Manning and George Bell Social Credit member of the Legislature for Gleichen Mayor E Gray of Strathmore an- at the meeting that dents of his town would like the provincial jail to be constructed in their district E N Gardiner secretary of Con- rich municipality in which mere said hat the council had never informed by the that they intended to buy land New Alberta Judge Sworn Into Office MR JUSTICE PORTER Marshall Menties Porter 59 of Calgary was sworn In today as a ber of the appellate division of Supreme Court Mr Justice Porter youngest judge In the division fills the vacancy created by the death of Mr Justice II II Parlee Mr tice Porter Is alio an Judge of the trial division Details are to be worked out at a conference beginning In don about Sept 27 ranee said Canada and the United States are expected to attend The plan proposed by British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden Is on an almost for- gotten treaty signed at sels in 1918 The Idea has at- tractions for France because It brings Britain as well as many Into the defence alliance It would set up an alliance of Independent nations Instead of tho envisaged under the European Defence Community scheme which France rejected CLOSE OPERATION Eden and an- they had agreed on tha necessity for co-operation be- tween France and West but did not say that they had agreed on the means for achieving it A foreign ministry spokesman said later this statement meant however that France hnd agreed to the basic idea of Eden's plan In a communique issued after two of conferences the for- eign secretary and the premier said they had fully agreed on the basic principle of a united Europe including the full participation of Britain NO DETAILS GIVEN They also said they are In favor of developing and forcing the Atlantic community The communique did not give any details of how these tives are to be accomplished CONFERENCE SOON The diplomats agreed the com- said that it would be ful to call a conference soon to dis- cuss political points in common among the western nations Eden emerged from a meeting with Mendes-France at tha foreign ministry to tell newspaper men that he and the French leader are well satisfied with their talks on rearming West Germany He did not say however that agreement had been reached Earlier Eden told the North At- FRENCH PREMIER Continued on Page Two FLA SEES GOING TO EUROPE OTTAWA CP Defence Minister Campney will leave 19 by air for a tour of army and air force In Britain and continental Europe HEARING OCT 4 CALGARY ary hearing of evidence in thr murder charge Canada's No 1 fugitive until arrest last month will be held Oct 4 Henderson fares the charge In with Ihr drain in August of his Yvonne formerly of Creek GIVEN 40 YEARS YORK William former clerk at raceway was sentenced today to 10 to life Imprisonment for his part In the slating of labor leader Thomas Lewis last MUST STAND TRIAL der former head of thr Com- party In the States was ordered to stand trial for perjury He and his wife arr under In- charged with having falsely testified before an gration board In that Mrs never was a member of the Communist party BLOCK COLLAPSES RIO JANEIRO Many persons were ed killed today when an storey block of apartments In residential area of SanU Tereza burying the in- In the pile of bricks and concrete
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