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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - May 21, 1945, Winnipeg, Manitoba FINAL EDITION Winnipeg Free Press VOL. PAGES Sun 5.35; sun sets 21.14. Moon 15.34; moon sets 3.58. MAY 21, 1945 AND EARLY ELECTION IN BRITAIN FORECAST With British 2nd May 21. ranking British officer said Saturday that Dr. Alfred Nazi philosopher who through the years advocated Hitler's attack on had been picked up by a British patrol in a A member of Hitler's Rosenberg became the ideological the reich in 1934. He also had headed the Nazi party's foreign tical and had served as minister of civil administration in what constituted eastern occupied German Captured With the 1st Canadian May 21. Eduard former chief of German anti-Allied propaganda and Lord Haw has been Some of hirelings ar- rested in the same area were Pearl an Englishwoman from the Channel who used to announce dance music Ralph Powell and Egan two Englishmen who acted as translators and announcers during German Men from the Royal Regiment stood guard over Dr. when the Nazi of Holland was formally arrested by Canadian army authorities to face trial as a war Allies Hold Lord Haw Haw May 21 At least four more accused war one of them the self-styled original Lord Haw were held by the Allies A Major Mario chief of the Italian was slain by American Fifth army troops in a mountain hideout in northern European despatches said the latest batch of. accused war up by the Allies Norman former British officer who worked for the German propaganda ministry and foreign office for five Fernand de Brinon former Vichyite ambassador to Collaborator With Dr. Bernard former personal physician and collaborator with Marshal Haj Amin el Husseini exiled Grand Mufti of wanted for anti-Jewish probably will face a charge of He to Germany in 1936 after serving a five-year sentence in the tower of London for giving British military secrets to a German Contending that he preceded William Joyce as Lord Haw Haw in broadcasts from Stewart broadcast some wonderful bish for them but despite my protest at this silly tyoe of they refused to Of the most fatuous piece of all was to sink the Ark which I did broadcast after In England for The London Daily Mail said Ar- thur ruthless German administrator of had been brought to England for Radio Moscow broadcast a patch from Montevideo claiming the following had arrived in Count Carl von leader WAR CRIMINALS Continued on Page 7. Column 3 British Labor Rejects Proposal To Continue Coalition Government May 21. circles speculated tonight that Prime Minister Churchill mav form a new cabinet at once because the Labor party conference at Blackpool today rejected Ins proposal that the coalition government should continue until the end of the Jap An election in July has been It was believed that Mr. most likely move was to ask the King to dissolve Then Mr. as head of the dominant party in the house of commons could form a caretaker cabinet to carry on the essential business of the country pending a general forces are shown drawn up along Osborne Vote Down Churchill Request Mav 21. delegates to the Labor party conference today voted unanimously against Prime Minister Churchill's request for a continuation of the coalition util Jana's They vere endorsing the Labor party ex- decision yesterday in ng down Mr. Churchill's Miss Ellen mentary secretary to the ministry of home security and chairman of opened the sessions n an atmosphere of great The delegates who heard Miss Wilkinson throw down the gauntlet that is knew that Mr. Churchill's challenge to the party to stay in the government or an early election had been accepted by the Cabor Labor party leaders are insisting that they do hot want a July that they would prefer to wait until some of the demobilized men and women had returned Miss Wilkinson urged an election n the condemning the at- tempt to force an early election for narrow party but if the alternative was to stay in. then jabor would accept Give Support Clement deputy prime and Ernest minister of supported the prime contained in a personal letter to Mr. Labor party All the other Labor ministers and the members of the national executive headed by Home Secretary Herbert Morrison op- posed it. Mr. Churchill was reported to feel it necessary that the country remain united in the face of difficulties that still may be His proposal was that the Labor party should continue to in the government until the end of the Japanese war and the end of the present critical situation ir Failing Labor's acceptance of this the prime minister proposed to dissolve parliament at once and hold an election before July 5 Held Likely Date Maurice Webb in Lord Sunday Express seneral election will take place ir. The most likely date for ing is July 5, although it may bo the following On whatever date the election Is the world will result until 21 days eroes Remembered Honored On Decoration Day It was a simple service held at the cenotaph Sunday but the flutter of kerchiefs dabbed quickly to moist eyes was a testimony to the deep emotion aroused by h tribute to the Victory in one great theatre of the present war haa but on this sixth Decoration Day of World War it was remembered how victories in all wars have been The cries of wheeling high in the grey mingled with the wind-swept words of Major C. C lain of Deer Lodge They gave all they had to It is our duty to make Canada a land worthy of our A thousand heads were bowed as Rev. Terence chaplain of H led in that their love and devotion DR ALFRED Captured by British British Still Advancing East Of May 21. 14th Army troops have made a advance east of Toungoo and up operations over the whole area of southern Burma are continuing a southeast Asia command said Casualties were inflicted on the Japanese in action at on the east bank of the 9 miles northwest of Heavy bombers of the eastern air command attacked railway yards at Chumphon on the Kra L v may bear fruit in he Commander R. M. R C A F read the from the seventh chapter of Major George assistant chaplain at Fort the Wreaths were laid on the taph by Hon. R. F. McWilliams on behalf ol the by Mayor Garnel for the by Mrs. A. Wasdell on behalf of the associations of and by Mrs. P. R. Mrs. L. H. J. MacKerracher and Mrs. mother behalf of the Silver Cross of the army and air The band of the Canadian district under Dave don and the Army and Navy band led by Albert played during the Last Post was sounded by buglers of the Royal Winnipeg and DECORATION DAY Continued on Page 7. Column 4 Flaming Oil Used To Battle Japs Guam May 21. 10th army sent strong patrols into Yonabaru on the Okinawa east coast today while marines used flaming oil to drive Japanese defenders from approaches to the virtually encircled stronghold town of front His Last Announces Prince May 21. Minister Mackenzie King is and general election bu. Mac e or more of his Prince Albert Constituents he to ui Saturday that this was to be his last general don't intend to He 7- undertake another general but I am heart and soul in this election because 1 believe there has never been a time in the history of Canada when it meant so much to country to have returned to a m while the country is still at war and when great social are being worked the men have conducted the affairs ol the country as successful y as our government has conducted them through the whole period of European and who have ed on the statutes of our country the laws regarding social reforms But of the immediate the prime minister had -a He declared that his if would hold a provincial conference to see if we cannot with different of Canada make an agreement whereby the governments will be able to establish some minimum tion by the state toward the security of health and well-being of the The meeting attracted hundreds men and women ous to hear their But as it drew scores of supporters a bloc sat side ot Conservatives were the party s opponent to Mr. W. H. Prince Albert KING Continued on Page 7. Column 6 Chinese Seize Eastern Port May 21. A second east coast port has been seized by Chinese troops m pursuit of Japanese fleeing by land and sea from the vital Foochow the high command announced have recaptured Jap of Approximately 200 enemy troops who tried to make a stand mowed down as the Chinese ed Saturday into a er Mm river port 15 miles southeast of the announcement The Chinese drove on three miles east and also were heading east in an attempt to pin the nese against the The Chinese reported the nese had abandoned attempts to hold road blocks along the main highway from to yang and 43 and 22 miles ly west of An American communique medium struck on the Slang river back of the en- and attacked troops off west of Reports Russians Will Warn Japan May 21. political commentator on the Turkish home radio said Saturday the Russians were to send an ultimatum to Janan warning the was ready to enter the Pacific war unless Tokyo accepted set up by the Quoting well ed the Turkish commentator said Moscow had de- manded that Japan give up all areas she has occupied to inate the danger of Japanese assault bases against the patches fighting of passed intensity in the Pacific war raged among the ridges and caves outside Shuri and Army patrols penetrated baru and found but few Sheets of flame from ignited fuel shot out of the lined bluffs Out of the caves and ridges ran some of them from head to They fled ward The main objective of the attack on Shuri was the 16th century castle built by coolie labor of Oriental Marine combat William Boniface said drums of fuel were brought to the front line and hauled to the top of the The marines punched holes in the drums and poured the con tents do Continued ABOUT TIME Weather To Get A Little Warmer TEMPERATURE READINGS Low the 7.30 May 21 10.30 May 21 1.30 May 21 This day year Manitoba's weather will remain fine for at least another 36 becoming a little warmer on says the The mean temperature in was 4G.5 more degrees below normal than seven for May 20. Halifax Enquiry Enters Fourth Day May 21. tice Roy judicial enquiry into the day rioting here en- tered its fourth day today with prospects that the investigation would last some With three full days of the hear ings completed evidence had been received from nesses and three One of the witnesses examined in today's hearing was Special Con- stable Jerry McAdam of the Halifax city who was on duty at the street liquor store of May 7. Around he a broke windows in the store and entered it. The crowd consisted of navy and first I saw to en- t naval he Ten Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers testified at day's session of the enquiry com- The mounties described cess Patricia's rums and poured the con- Qn the liquor stores in the of the Seaforth the jagged coral dty by the mixed throng of and the Saskatoon PACIFIC civilians and members of the other armed of the first submarines to surrender to the Navy was picked up at sea by the corvette short later she was joined by the frigate Both put boarding parties on the sub to take her into a land port. Three Winnipeg off in ing to right above Stoker Joe Fisher Branch F S first and leader boarding and Lieut. engineer v r U not know the It was announced some time ago that counting of the ballots will be held up for that period to allow the service vote to come in. Canadians Join Victory March By MAURICE WESTERN Free Press War Correspondent The May 21. a ceremony probably unparalleled in military Canadian troops of the 1st and 3rd Canadian reinforced by composite battalions of the British 49th brigade and the Netherlands Princess Irene marched in a great victory parade through the streets of this tured The Royal Winnipeg Rifles shared with Le Regiment de la Chaudiere the coveted honor of representation in battalion as the marching 10 swung past the saluting With eral H. D. G taking the were Prince Italian carrying signs of British Eighth army troops entering 15 miles from May 1. Yugoslavs Quit Tito Willing To Negotiate May 21. foreign office spokesman day hailed the withdrawal of Yugoslav troops from Austrian Carinthia as a hopeful sign in thn western dis- pute resenting the House of The Winnipeggers were led by As the TT Lockhart of Among the officers taking part were Captain Robert Major Cap- tain Harry Major Charles Major David Cap- tain William Aitken and the Captain all of parade was originally planned all the regiments were to march past the saluting base with arms at the The Little Black as a rifle objected that that this was a departure a long-established In con- the prairie unit was the only regiment in the parade which marched down Van Laan with their rifles at the Westerners Take Part. Other western units which in company strength despite the inclemency of this notorious Dutch included The shaded areas of the map are those involved in the occupation dispute over Yugoslavia's Marshal Tito is re- ported to have demanded that his troops remain in Trieste while the Allies use of the and the British radio reported Tito has decided to withdraw his armed forces from the disputed sector of Carinthia in Royal Party At Races May 21. King and Queen Elizabeth were among the huge crowd which ed the opening of the Ascot race the first since today The king was dressed in a field marshal's The royal party arrived shortly before the start of the sixth race and were a big cess Patricia's Canadian the Prin Light In Lieht Despite drenching crowds of Hollanders were massed the march route for hours the distant sound of massed pipe bands heralded the approach of the May Members of the lands underground told me that Monday's spectacle was unique m Dutch When the Germans came in 1940. there was no victory parade in the streets of. Hague and even fanatical Dutch Nazis failed in their efforts to arouse enthusiasm on the morrow of the air massacre of In the Dutch capital of Amsterdam the invaders did stage 'a march of triumph through cheerless Outside Utrecht today I saw an- road were no Sieg vate and road Heils this They were dispirited The commanding marched in front with a r m. dangling listlessly from his Navy pipe ion an antiquated farmer's OF BERLIN May 21. nv radio said today that Dr. Arthur a German archi- tect persecuted by the has been named mayor of Another optimistic sign was seen by Allied observers in a Soviet Tass agency despatch quoting Marshal premier of as saying that his try was willing to negotiate on the disputed presence of troops in Italy's declare that Yugoslavia is ready to co-operate and come to nn on a basis which will not be insulting or humiliating to Tito told a Tass ent in At the same Tito expressed indignation and surprise over remarks by Marshal Sir old R L. G. Alexander following the refusal of Yugoslav occupation troops to quit Venizia A Moscow despatch said the Soviet people learned of the slav dispute today for the first time with publication in the official newspaper of Alexanders statement and Tito's Nq editorial comments appeared in but a from Moscow said relations between Dio Soviet and Yugoslav governments were consecrated and formulated in the mutual assistance pact signed during Tito s recent stay in the Soviet Despite the of slav troops from a British foreign office commentator snd plans for the occupation of still had not Been do not the British and the Americans in tria until the zones have been de- he He denied suggestions that Russia's reply to requests for information about the unrecognized Austrian government was Though the government's tion was announced over the cow the Soviets have not recognized the the man Rome despatches snid the main Yugoslav commands had been evacuated from principal storm centre in the James E. British United TRIESTE Continued on Page 7. Column Navy Announces Pay For Pacific 21 Canada's 13.500 volunteer navy serve ui a fleet of 60 ships wiU receive Pacific pay bonuses rated at about a month A navy release said the pay will go to those actually serving in the Pacific theatre of operations and the scale will run from 30 cents a day for seamen to SI a day for above The army similar The release follows the practice established by the Royal and brings Canadian rates into line with those of the States Pacific pay rate of combat V United States troops and for United States combat Mr. Abbott gave details of the size and nature of the navy's Pacific force which will servo with the British fleet and will likely be under command of Capt. Harry G 42. ant chief of the naval Uganda in Action He referred to the fact that the cruiser Uganda already was on the spot and disclosed for the time that she had seen action with the British Pacific Mr Abbott also gave the will be joined sister the NAVY a Continued on Pace 7. Column 1
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