Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - October 29, 1945, Winnipeg, Manitoba FINAL EDITION VOL. PAGES Sun 7.12; sun 17.11. Moon 0.7; moon 15.28. OCTOBER 29. 1945 A MOOn 11365, n i i CRIME WAVE SWEEPS OVER WINNIPEG One 12 Others Injured In Accidents During Week-End One person was killed and 12 others were injured following accidents in the province and city during the Nine of the victims were injured as a result of traffic one rec gunshot wounds while duck and two others were injured while watching hockey One of the was knocked down by a hit-and-run driver and police are Manitoba's Total Boosted To Million Saturday A record day for the current Victory Loan boosted Manitoba's total in the 9th Canadian Victory Loan to which was more than in excess of the provincial figure at the end of the first week of the 8th1 Victory Loan officials of the national war finance com- Manitoba Factors in the they included a sub- scription from the Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting and the arrival of returns from some firms in the payroll ings Officials at Victory 420 Main street requested that the balance of payroll savings returns be sent ir as soon as The Victory thanksgiving chorus St. John's high school sang at the noon ceremony at Portage and and will be heard over in a recorded broadcast 8.05 Their tions O Lovely from Fanciers Judas and I Know a Bank Where the Wild a song from Midsummer Nights to music by C. A. Large subscriptions were as Hudson Bay VICTORY LOAN Continued on Page 3, Column 6 Food Meet Speeds Work Oct. 29. sions of the food and agriculture organization conference today will begin consideration of committee recommendations for a programme of co-operative effort toward derly world production and bution of the necessities of The permanent operations of this United Nations organization will be launched immediately from headquarters in under the general Sir John Boyd tish pioneer in scientific a speech Saturday Sir John said the objective of FOOD Continued on Page 3, Column 2 How Totals Stand Official provincial minimum objective date Dominion Dominion Other than Citizens citizens Business Concerns Provincial Total Objective f Since reported Total to date needed 150 Percentage of official minimum provincial objective of 000 000 30.01 per cent. Other than Provincial Objective 125-000 Previous total Since reported 5-814 Total to date Buyers still needed citizens 2.878 Total searching for the driver of the automobile Upset Mrs. 46, was Saturday four miles north of Lac when the auto in which she was riding went over the shoulder at the side of the road and crashed into the Mrs. Veilleux was a resident of the district for many years and was employed at the lunch stand at the Holliday Beach dance She was returning from Lac du Bonnet to her home miles outside of town on the Pine Falls highway when the accident Surviving are her four Leonard and all at and one who is coming from Quebec for the Mrs. police was a passenger in an auto driven by William 1.80 Royal West who escaped serious No decision has been reached re- garding an Hit-and-Run Driver Sought Mounted police are looking for the motorist who to stop after striking a cyclist on McPhillips in Old between 5 and 6 p.m. Victim of the accident was Joe West St. who was knocked off his bicycle while the same direction as the auto was Moroz was treated at St. Joseph's for an injury to the left leg and bruised to his right Police said it was probable the motorist was not aware he had struck Shot While Duck Hunting John F. 373 Campbell is in Misericordia hospital recovering from gunshot wounds in the feet as the result of the dental of a shotgun at St. Agathe at 5 p.m. His condition is George S. 65 street with whom Morrison had been duck reported the accident to the in Saturday He said that as he was picking a shotgun from the the apparently caught in some discharging the At the same Morrison was walking towards and received the shot in the Hit by a car on Ellice be- tween Carlton and Edmonton at 6.35 p.m. John 70, 665 Furby was to General hospital by police He was found to be suffering from a compound ture of the left leg just above the and a possible fracture of the lower His condition is reported fairly Driver cf the police was Frederick S. 228 Walnut street Thrown From Bicycle Thrown from his when the front wheel collided military station at Main street and St. Mary's avenue about 12.05 a.m. Henry G. 52. of 285 Bartlett sustained two lacerations to the a cut on the right side of. his and a possible fracture of the right Taken to General Mr. was later transferred to Deer Lodge military where his condition is reported According to a police Mr. was cycling north on Main street and passed in front of a standing street car as he was ing west on St. Mary's when he collided with the station driven by Florence ACCIDENTS Continued on Page 7, Column 2 Canada Still Has Long Way To Go Oct. 29- Ninth Victory loan campaign en- tered its second week today with approximately to go to reach the minimum objective within the remaining Tabulators at National War nance headquarters said they had no new figures from those issued Saturday because of the layoff in But they said emphasis in this biggest of all war loan drives was on the individual purchasers and lated the average individual chase at so compared with in the Eighth Loan drive last At the close of the first of campaigning Saturday cumulative sales totalled compared with for the opening week of the eighth sales alone were against SWASTIKA IS BURIED German Underground Utter Failure it was Nazi By ROSS Oct. 29. of the most striking features of Germany today is the apparent of a German underground movement to become The defeat of Germany was so that the proposed under- ground which many Allied leaders were convinced last spring would be a thorn in the side of seems to have died with Hitler's Some organized resistance to occupation may develop but documents uncovered by British intelligence disclose that the strong post-war which was elaborately was tional on continued military defence Of toe national redoubt in his favorite men and picked units of the were to hold outta mountain but this proved Impossible and the plan was As a result the resistance scheme The early werewolf campaign was almost a total Nothing else seems to have de- For I recently drove through the British covering one-third of and on to Berlin through 125 miles of Russian zone without incident and without hearing of a single confirmed case of underground I travelled unarmed in a. jeep with a Canadian army driver and at no time did we feel any The fundamental reason for this unexpected situation is the total collapse of This collapse has been moral as well as physical and Nazism has no real martyr lor In my I only found one German in which admitted frankly it was The head of the family said all the members of the family had been members of the Nazi party or filiated This was an exceptional sion for the of Germans deny Nazi association or tendencies is be- coming the new orthodoxy in Stern action against Nazism and Nazis taken by the Allied control authorities has had a terrific im- pact on the Now you find practically all of them disowning their old creed of power and German nationalism and militar ism of itself as it did alter 1918, but it will not be associated with National ism of the The swastika is a dead emblem in Germany Western Football Dates In Dispute Oct. 29. western Canada football ture is anything but Winnipeg Blue Bombers are posed to play the Regina winner in the western final for the right to go east in quest of the Grey cup At present the football bosses can't get together and there is considerable Saturday morning in Dean Griffing and Don playing coaches of the Calgary and Regina teams respectively phoned A U. president of the peg The Calgary mentor informed Mr. Chipman that Stampeders and Roughriders were playing a series and tJie winner would play Blue Bombers in another affair starting Nov. 10. Winnipeg Firm The Winnipeg president flatly told Griffing to have his charges in Winnipeg Nov. 3, jf Calgary de- flated Regina in the Dean Griffing again informed Chipman that Regina and Calgary were ing a series and tblt Regina would be in Calgary next He also stated that Regina and Calgary were standing side by side on the has had its own way too often The Bombers figure they can give orders and we 11 jump to said time we'll do it our According to the savs the western finalist must be decided by a continues the Calgary Blue Bombers don't play the either or Roughriders will go A U. president of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Rugby said this morning that the Bomber executive was standing pat on the Nov. 3 deadline for a western play-off in Winnipeg with either Calgary or He was com- menting on a by Dean coach the Calgary club insisting that the play-off be held Nov 10. Bomber executive feels that Nov 10 is too late in the season for a said getting colder every day now and just yesterday they had eight inches of snow in We can ex- that weather in Winnipeg any Chipman also said that the ers had arranged the Nov. 3 date with N. J. president of the Western Canada some time Fair And Cold erman predicts that the weather in this province will continue laur and man cold during the next 24 hours He She expects about 12 degrees of froit mason jar off in night o Meet Now In Fifth Day After a week-end parties in the labor-management dispute between United Packinghouse Workers of America and three major Canadian meat ing resumed their con- ference under Mr. Justice S. E. Richards at the legislative building Now in its fifth the meeting has yet to produce a ment from its and the parties concerned kept com- plete silence on Some found encouragement for prospects of a settlement and avoidance of a strike in the meat packing been going on so long without in- with both sides patiently seeking for a The union is asking for a master agreement with an entire chain of plants to replace ments with individual Coupled with this are tions for improved working tions and higher wages on the basis of a 40-hour Only during the first stage of negotiations came last week when spokesmen of another labor the American Federation of sought vainly for admission to the Winnipeg Later it was reported that the dominion government would launch a special enquiry to determine the status ol that union in the present meat ing The first train will carry 16 officers and 536 other and the 11 officers and 203 other Calgary personnel will pass over the Monday at 4.40 p.m. and at 1.10 a.m. The first at 110 am. ursi n is me train will 18 officers and spent the past six years safely be- 485 other when 12 officers and hind the Chief Constable 300 other ranks will be on the of them are out and they are taking full advantage secona allu Also arriving at the are of present 34 officers and 557 other ranks for Six Grenadiers Arriving Tonight Six Winnipeg Grenadiers will eg C S. F. Pte D. Tur J. and All are Winnipeg Friend Skunk Oct. 29 JITS Howard F. Light snow fell in northern dent of the Animal question is only Monday The of it can be that weather in that appreciate nu drifting to disaster and it no second at 4 p.m TEMPERATURE READINGS Low the 7.30 October 29 1030 October 29........ 1.30 October 29 Safecrackers Get In Bonds Crime ran rampant in Greater Winnipeg over the One break-in netted prowlers in bearer Victory Bonds and in and other reports indicate a by hooded bandits armed with Luger a attacker and other safe The list for the past two days is as Weidman wholesale 244 Jarvis a Fruit and Confectionery 141 Donald robbed of in Manitoba Fort nothing On York near Hargrave a Dominion 43 McKenzie from a juke National War Finance committee 401 Main a small sum of money East theft of a which was later No. 3 wireless army jeep Xot Scott 653 Sargent pounds of sugar Home at 565 Banning entered and in rash and personal property Sometime between 4 p.m. and 7 a.m. prowlers gained entry to the premises of the Weidman Brothers 244 Jarvis smashed through a wall into the vault and stole Victory Bonds valued at Approximately in cash was also according to one of the officials of the com- to the wall vault was achieved by chopping a hole through a brick wall facing off the The prowler or prowlers then crawled through the hole into the According to the entry to the building was made by climbing a fire escape situated on the west Once on the roof the third a hole was chopped through the top of the building The prowlers thne crawled about 25 feet through a narrow passage between the roof and ceiling ol the third floor to a skylight and out M- facing on a ladder down to the third No Alarm The which was executed without setting off the burglar alarm with which the building is was discovered at 7 a.m. Monday by M. Mr. Weidman said that the com- pany has the serial number of all the bonds Two armed bandits wearing hoods covering their heads completely from the neckline walking in- to fruit and ery store 141 Donald day evening looted the cash re- lister and escaped with in uills and They menaced the Harry his and four employees One of son with W ILli bandits jammed his weapon into the proprietor's ribs and on get to the back of the pushing him with his The second covering the other opened the till and looted its They then made their running across Donald street to an empty lot where they disappeared in the The not ing missed which the proprietor had ir his pocket as well as in coppers which were in a drawer under the From a description Riven Ben stated that he thought possibly the robbers were carrying Luger auto- The bandits were ed as both between rive foot ten or eleven inches in wearing a tan trench the a brown tweed Prowlers entering the premises of the Scott 653 Sargent early Sunday caped with 15 one hundred pound bags of valued at mately Constable W. F. patrolling his beat at approximately 1.30 found the rear door of the through which the thieves had H. B. the owner of the was immediately He stated money value of the sugar isn't anything considering that it is The sugar is more precious than The thieves left 10 bags of sugar in the The residence of Rev. J. Willis 565 Banning was broken into Sunday between 6.30 p.m. and 9.30 when thieves entered and escaped with cash and personal property valued at approximately The prowlers broke open front searched the premises and took in a small CRIME WAVE Continued on Page 7, Column 2 Queen Elizabeth Troops Arriving The first trainload of 10 men off the liner Queen which docked Friday at will arrive in Winnipeg Monday at 5.10 p.m. at toe on train No. 1954, and will contain draft serials 472. 447 482 and all Also at the is our known criminal element which is responsible for crime wave at present sweeping the Chief Con- Two trains of Regina men will stable George stated Monday commenting on ass through station recent outbreak of robberies and Police Chief Lays Blame For Crime men are not com- the present he men are too proud is the work of men who have and business have a lot of at Too much of it is being kept in homes and on business instead of in banks where it should he of the large cities in Canada and in the U.S. are ing from the same thing was not The crime increase that we knew would result during the conversion from war to peace conditions has been the subject of every police conference in Canada and in the U.S. for the past two Replying to a query about in- creasing the present police the chief police force is now being brought up to full We have 40 new recruits in training at These are all young men discharged from the armed all with long service overseas many with previous police experience During the next month we also hope to get a number of our own now m the armed back on the police BRITISHERS GLOOMY Helpless To Aid Starving Europe By MAURICE WESTERN Oct. 29. Special British on the morrow of one of the gloomiest house of commons debates in a have at last awakened to the fact that economic and social conditions in Europe are worse than they have been even by the most pessimistic Perhaps the grimmest fact of the entire debate was the sense of lessness evident in the remarks of government Actual starvation on a mass scale is soberly anticipated in the highest circles not as a sombre but as a looming fact which must enter into any coldly realistic of the winter hitherto intent on their own far-reaching programme of cial have been shocked into the realization that within the next few months they will be miserable witnesses of a human tragedy this island is powerless to Even the Manchester Guardian remarked exported millions of tons of food to the continent and is contributing the same proportion of its national income to the as the United is frankly unwilling to re- duce its own food supplies by ther Hence all determination to bring the facts home to food exporting o ur Ila there is little we can do about it- The British government coU Qf has Almost Pointless The debate was almost unless it was intended to awaken echoes in. Washington and General Eisenhower calculates that of food is the mini- mum requirement to save the con- In addition there is the shortage of tons of coal in the liberated on a con- servative The Englisn Channel is no protection against epidemics and Ernest for- eign reminded the house that the influenza outbreak in killed people than we lost in that But from the point of disease the difficulty is that medical men have no certainty of the menace they It may be it may be It may be a combination of unpredictables arising out of desperate but there is not the slightest doubt that within the United Nations has gravely aggravated the present situation and cuts even more decisively across the term planning for Appeal to Much of Mr. Bevin's address was a straight appeal to the Soviet and the Manchester ian declares this Russia is ready to play a tive part in European recovery we can look for little relief from this But sha has yet to show that she does not watch with tt indeed she is not actively the steady de- cline of the living standards of outside her and the reduction of that zone itself to the level of her most backward Much of the criticism of new in central Europe in beside the tn the absence of help from the the Europeans have no resort but to the Soviet In return for immediate kids in the way to save life it- selt small powers are ready to rivet their economies into that of just as ten years ago Fascist to safeguard bound their economies to the master plan plan of Dr.