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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - July 18, 1957, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free Press Phone Number WHitehall 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 Moon rises p.m Sun p.m Moon Mti p.m All Are CDT COOLER LOW 60 HIGH 80 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 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 youth knew that he was going to 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 and 55 in female 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 250 theft of auto 121 and break enter and theft 102 These crimes OTTAWA CP The more than half of the year's last year of an board of inquiry that the wing jn number of juveniles no- a Mark V jet interceptor titled to attend Juvenile Court for ba structurally tested has not yet j 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 in the last 14 including the one that resulted in the 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 more 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 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 and completely tested and to suggest that both Avro and engineers felt there was a weakness in the aircraft and that the aircraft was 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 welders an hour and the prentices will get an hour a 15 cent increase The between unions and employees has not been signed as yet The were on wages only Boost Algeria Status By FRANK KELLEY PARIS French Premier Maurice Bourges Maunoury pledged in the National Assembly j Wednesday night that re- Algeria would 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 Homenuik advanced to the sixteens of the Manitoba Amateur golf championship this ST 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 akwa at the Pine Ridge course couples were sitting around a ik form a fire Sunday night 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 seized a disabled car in which the don Crabtree of I youths had arrived and held it un in the M aw Sinter beat til police arrived Sin Elmhurst 2 and 3 Wally Keen bent Jim 3 and beat Wayne Don Gardner Arthur 6 find befit One fleeing intruder hit a tree and a shoulder Two trying lidse a up barbed wire fence surrounding beat Dick Howard and Boy Hobbis St Elmhurst 1 After nine holes of play Ted Homenuik led Nick Elmhurst 3 Mike St Boniface led Bob MacLaren 2 Bul pia laski St Boniface led Norm Port Arthur 4 up Mike Barrett Pine Ridge and Les Girling even Stun Topolinski Elmhurst led Ron dler St Boniface 1 Bob Stimpson Pine Ridge led Budd Southwood 3 up Glen Harvey Southwood led Blli Brown loip Johnny and Bobv Fair even The youths apologized today It cost them about for 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 dozer riding on the top of a truck caught the top of the Pembina highway subway and toppled to the ground The dent happened at p.m bulldozer owned by Majestic contractors of Alberta was badly damaged No one was hurt LOOKING FOR A This want ad under Miscellaneous Articles TENT 530 PHONE SPruce Is among the hundreds of gains in today's classified No matter what you need shop and save -in Free Press want ads guarantees of rights His government won a vote In the Assembly early Thursday which grants special political and 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 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 granting the 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 think that bodies buried in Brook side cemetery may be contains 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 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 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 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 Sale Hryhorczuk Will Seek Control Methods Manitoba's 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 being used as a beverage by 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 cohol as a beverage without sales The amount used for drinking by is days damage compared to the amount duce less than bushels damage running over Biggest prairie crop was in 1952 per cent crop districts when bushels of wheat off was taken off acres Western Canada's lowest average yield in recent years came in stricken 1954 when it was 12 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 season the Free Press before Wednesday's severe Thursday that farmers at scattered points in the prairie provinces have started plowing down their 1957 crops Almost all Saskatchewan a wind and hail in 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 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 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 would be a very difficult 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 But if they made il an offence to drink rubbing alcohol it would require an amendment to 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 ment's avowed intention to reduce taxes and increase old-age sions this year Defence expenditures account for nearly 35 per cent oE all spending and the defence department is considered the only one in which major reductions could be made The defence budget in the rent fiscal year which ends next March 31 is 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 tion of the Mid-Canada Warning line See DEFENCE Page 4 FELINE 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 ered his chickens Mrs Andrews He Sandy used to sleep with bur chickens so could he bother the Br One of the biggest pipeline blasting operations In took place Wednesday at Falcon lake About two tons of explosives were used to rip through several 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 pears on 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 However no age anywhere in the area was caused Residents are once again restfully enjoying their holidays secure In the ledge that blasting operations at Falcon lake are all over Temperatures Maximum minimum andi prec readings for 24 hour period ending j Thursday July IS Max Mtn Prec Vancouver 68 52 Calgary M 47 86 Edmonton 64 51 09 Swift Current 69 48 03 87 47 Tr Saskatoon 74 49 07 Brandon 89 Winnipeg 88 1 Fort William 71 51 Ottawa 83 59 Toronto 79 56 Montreal 64 Halifax 68 54 Tr FORECAST A few this evening Mostly cloudy becoming About Friday again tomorrow evening Cooler west 15 Loir tonight and 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 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 Wednesday fire trucks raced again to 1028 berta street roof on fire an- other spark Most of the naughty things I hear about our the try preacher said arc lie same things I saw their parents outgrow
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