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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta LEFT-WINGERS LOSE OUT IN GREEK VOTE FINAL EDITION Weather SOLD, WINDT VOL. 93. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 12 PAGES U.S. SOFT GOAL MINERS STOP WORK Spectacular Blaze Under Control A score of firemen were treated for burns In tae raging inferno at Hull, Que, that cut road, rail and tram traffic from an important route and stopped Telephone service to a large section of the city. Piled 75 fees high and covering a four-acre area, thousands of cords of palpwood -were destrov- ecL Aerial photo show's pile smouldering Two- thirds of the inter-provincial bridge joining Hull and Ottawa was burned ana the huge pulp rule of, the B B Eddy Co. destroyed. Firemen of both cities fought desperately to keep flames from the plant. HCIi, Que, April iff) men Sunday declared the fire -which attacked me inter-provincial bnoge and raged for 36 hours in the aa- jacens stoc-osile of tae E. B. Eddy Company -Ras- completely unaer contfoL Smoke still rose from the remains of the polpwood pile, mostly sheathed in a four-inch coating of ice but sail a mass of glowing coals at the centre. Firemen, who pcur- ed more tnan gallons of water on the blaze since its out- burst Fnoay night, saia the colaer weather had assisted in controlling the flames -which raged throughout Saturday. Jleaawhile investigators, nrobuig the cause of the flames which, left the Hull end of the bridge a twist- ed skeleton and reduced the moun- tainous stockpile to half its inal size, were still at a loss as now 'ths fire started lYidaj. The big Eddy plane continued to operate at full production. POWERFUL NAZI UNDERGROUND MOVEMENT SMASHED IN RAID Among Arrests By SEAGHAX X HEREFORD, Germany, April and Uni- ted States intelligence officers have smashed a powerful, well- financed and -widesnread Nazi underground movement which aimed at regaining power in the British and American zones of Germany, a control commis- sion statement said. In a silent swoop following; months of patient tracking they arrested six leaders of the move- ment, all former members of the Hitler Touih and League of German GirJs who had been sel- ected to reconstruct Germany on Xazi lines. BIXGI.EADERS HELD (An Associated Press report from Prankfurt, headquarters, of the uni- ted States army in the American zone said that 1000 persons sus- pectsd of being ringleauers of ts6 movement were in jail or were being rcunded up. The AP. story also The Left Hand Corner. r High Prices For Caste System In Holly- wood. mentioned that the subvers've movement was oirected against Rus- sian as "Bell as Bnnsn and Ameri- can forces (The A.P disoatch aucfcd Bng.- Gen Edwin L Sibert, United States intelligence chief, as saving "The back of the movement is Bntisn and intelligence men linked up to track down lead- ers of tne movement The first blow was struck this year when many arrests weie made in the British and American zones and operations were effected with "complete There is no information about the actual numerical strengtn of the movement, out the statement said sabotage or actual violence against the occupying forces was not en- visaged. AIMS OF MOVEMENT Its aims were political and econ- omic. It honed to establish, through irs economic department a, net-sort of firms and business contacts throughout western Germany who would oe in tne good graces of the mihtao government and be able to pronce jobs and monev for tne; ucoergrouna Among those arrested was Arthur Axmann, Reich youth leader, wno vas in command of tie entire Hit- ler Youth arsl of German being Full Support; Detroit Tram Strike'Sunday Vote 'Strands Envoy At UNO n...Lr.. .Girls A further roundup was made by tne Americans The organization was found to have few traces in the Soviet zone, but wnat detain tnere were were handed over to Russian intelligence officers. tSf CANADIAN ZONE By HOSS MUNEO (Canadian Press Staff Writer.} BAD OEYNHAUSEN, Germany, April to revne Nazism in Germany through the rebirth of the Hitler youth movement had spread to tne Cana- dian sector of northwestern Ger- many before ifc was mpned off by current Brmsn. and American in- 'elligence service action, it was un- derstood here today. For the last month particularly, several Canadian intelligence offi- cers resDonsible for watching close- ly the revival of subversive organ- izations have been concerned in- creasingly with tne situation in the Canadian sector of the British zone. It is understood one officer esti- mated there were more Nazis in O3denourg and Wilhelmshaven than there were last June after tne uar had ended. 3remiier Qavam Sends Telegram Direct To Security Council By DAVIS NEW YORK, April Premier Ahmed Qavam of Iran toda> gave unqualified support to Hussein Ala, his ambassador here, in a telegram direct to the United Nations Security CoMciL In suoDort of Ala, who pre- sented the Iranian situation to the council after Russia's dramatic walkout, the premier messaged: "Hussein Ala has been and continues to be fully accredited and qualified to reoresent Iran in the matter concerning Iran now before the security council and in any other matters con- cerning Iran which may come before the security council re- quiring Iranian representation, 'ihis accreditation will remain valid until further notice." The premier's statement, sen- to Lie, secretary-general ap- parently was In replj to earlier Russian claims that Ala was not familiar with, late Developments in the situation. PAY" FULL DUES This development came amid speculation over Russia's pajment m full of her cues to the U.N.O. and subsequent hopes thac the council soon would be running oa a full team basis. It has been one man short since Wednesday when Russian delegate Andrei Gromjko walk- ed out in protest against the council's refusal to'defer the Iranian question until Apnl 10. Members of the other 10 dele- gations could count these three developments in favor of their hope, that Russia might eiifi what one-officiat-called a porary and resume its place on the council when that body reconvenes Wednesday. NEW DEVELOPMENTS 1. The news from. SIoscow, re- leased here by Secretary-general Trygve Lie, that Russia had paid in full her Sl.723.000 assessment for the tJmtea Nations -working capi- tal She was the first big power to do so. 2. Eons Stein, alternate Russian delegate, has been -working steadily most congenially, other mem- bers the council commit- tee whicn is drafting rules for the conduct of business. 3 Similarly, the Russians haie taken part in meetings of tne mili- tary staff committee which is work- ing on preliminary plans for an in- ternational force to'keep the peace "All these are evidence that ados up all to the good said one dele- gation official, who -withheld the use of his name This man express- ed the opinion tne Russians not been happj in their self-chosen exile from, the council He termed the dues-pavment an- nouncement "great and added "I think we all would like to con- sider it as a sign of continued Rus- sian devotion to UNO." Three small nations in the TJ.N O are the only ones oeside Russia to have paid in full their share of the United Nations' working capi- DIES AT 59 r i i........ .11......I.-..., v Coal Contract Expires and' Remain at Home TO RETURN? 1 NEW today tie-ups Illness Fatal To Lord Gort V.C. POWERFUL (Continued oa Pag" Two PULL SUPPORT (Continued on Page Two LONDON, April Field Marshal Viscount Gort, V.C_ 59, who commanded the British Expeditionary Force m and retreat front Dunkerque early in the Second Great War, died Sunday hospital after a. lone illness. A former chief of the British Imperial staff and a distant cousin of the Ring, Lord Gort resigned as ccmmander-in-chief and high commissioner for Pal- estine last fall because of ill health and came to London for treatment. He underwent an op- eration in November and "re- centlr suffered a an announcement Born July 10. 1886, he succeeded his father as the sixth Viscount Gort in the peerage at, tne age of 16 He was educated at Harrow and Sandhurst Military Collese. "THE TIGER" A descenaant of a long line of war.iors. Lord Gort had been a pro- fessional solaier since be -was 19 His energy and reputation for cour- age won him the annj sobriquet; of j "The Tieer" j He served with distinction during' the First Great War. TV inning the Victoria Cross, the Empire s highest gallantry award in 1918, after he j was twice vounded He was a when the war enoed m 1918 In 1S37, -a hen Hore-Beusha, j then war secretarv. was casting' about for a leader to reshape Bri- tain's armed lorces to meet modern requirements. Lord Gort. moted over the heads of 30 senior generals to the armVs high- est post, tnat of chief of the Im- strikes and darkened the United States labor pic- ture and added thousands to the already large num- ber of idle. Work stoppage began this morning- for soft coal miners following John L. Lewis" edict of "no contract, no work." At the same time motor coach and trolley workers in Detroit went on strike over a wage dis- pute leaving Detroiters stranded era street corners. 400.0CO WORKERS IDLE PITTSBURGH. April 1 A work stoppage by soft coal miners of the United States, backing- up the traditional "no contract, no work" policy cf the American Federation of Labor United Mine W orkers. began to- day for 400.900 workers collective bargaining contract expired at midnight. Calm settled over the coal fields. President John L. Lewjs of the union, said there would be no Rationing of coal was started on government orders to insure supplies for urgent uses. The stoppage in production, if prolonged, threat- ened to disrupt the countrj's reconversion program. Already, one major steel company an- nounced it would have bank 20 blast furnaces. The_ beginning 01 the work stop- "page found members of the union ready for a holiday annual celebration of April 1 in j honor of John Mitchell, one of the" union's earliest presidents, and to commemorate the 4Sth anniversary of the eight-hour day. Actually, the effects of tne strike therefore will not felt until tomorrow. PRINCIPAL DEMAND President Lews' principal demand from the coal industry :s the es- tablishment of a health and welfare fond for miners, to be created from an assessmen; produced and by the union The operators ed. The National Goal association said such a "royalty payment would DETROIT (Continued on Page Two KING GEORGE OF GREECE Two Killed In Winnipeg Death For 20 Heavy Balloting May Pave ay for Return of King George G 3v L. a CHAELALES ATHENS, Aprfl Leaders of the Conservative Populist party claimed a. -ne- tory today m Greece's Sunday elections and declared the sue of the vote was an overwhelm- ing defeat for Communists and other left-win? parties who had waged a campaign for the vot- ers to stay away from the polls. The election possible pared the war for the eventual re- torn to the throne of George It COALITION GOVT.? Cocszantm chief of the royaiisi envision, of she Ponu- hsts, said tee party would nO5 "in- sist UCOE tavmg Its OWH TT-HT; as premier and :nclcated a broadened, coalition goypmrripTT. nngiis be or- ganised. The nress nunfetrr ancouncsd tha; votes cast 5n 439 pre- CIHKS m different pans Greece, the Poculists received votes; tfee national coali- tion of National Unionists. Social Democrats ace Vemzeliss Liberals 573 votes, and tie icIdcUe-of- the-road liberal 49 7SO roses Unofficial tabulations indicated, however, thai the Populists -would sain a Ciedr-seu; majority of the 354 paraanjectarv seals. From 65 75 oer ceni of the ___Wave of Violence total etecorate baiiouec .E. com- ______ paratrrely heavy-voting, is was es- WINNIPEG. April today continued in- vestigation into two deaths which marked a week-end wave of violence in Winnipeg as a. taxi driver was found slugged early. Sunday jopouaf and another man "was fatally stab- bed during a Saturday night quarrel with his wife. Henry N. Knight. 45, was fatally wounded when a knife for Which he and his wife were struggling-, plunged into lus heart. Mrs. Knight was with murder today by Chief George Smiiw. An in- quest will open today. ROBBERY MOTIVE Police suspected robbery as motive in the murder of Johann j enuneat. tjnated Clashes between ConncGrJsts and i goveTiaen; forces resulted, is 20 ceaths, most of which occsrraj 1 Friday anc. Satoroav. Order pre- i vailed in most sections of the try curing; actual votlrqp. Premier Thennstoeles a Liberal, caEeo oa Hegest Area- bishop Damaskiccs today and zar- rnaHv tendered his !n accordance wita an earLer promise. Bus the regent asked Turn to remam. as premier for a few days loneer. The regent; agreec to a. sugges- tion by Sophoulis that call up the- committee of tiie FopuLa party and coasulr with iis memoars with a -siew so forming a new gov- f afc cf public order an- gexzcar3ies -aere of southwest 'Winnipeg a band Johnson, wnose pockets had_been r partly pulled ouv was lying 5o ieet from his aband' aed taxi Footprints of men -were found besice the i car and the upholsrerv was splat- Other fafcalides occurrea In nets and fights m Meiigala, AnibeloJos, SUNDAY VOTE neis- j paper saw "A MonTeal agency for Llovdsl By NOLAND NORGAARD tory taken from our two countries j was asked to obtain for the Herald NUERNBERG, Apnl j by force of amis trould bs a quote fro'n Lorsaon for tnree' Joachim von Ribbentrop. former t to them bv force of arms In this i months" insurance against death! O HEAR ACCORD DETAILS OVER RUSS PROTEST rTTAWA. April (C-P.) Minister Howe today announced passage of an order-in-council giving1 municipal bodies authority to refuse building per- mits or cancel existing' permits for construcacn work con- sidered non-essential. NEWS BULLETINS TIDAL STRIKE P AREA TVKING TOLL SAN FRANCISCO. waves, apparently caused bv some upheaval on the ocean ced. struck today at widely separated points in vhe Pacific ocean area from Ha-wSU to tbc Cali- fornia persons fif-Tf reported killed by a. 10-foot wave that pounded the shores of Hawaii, one man was swept tc his death at MuLa Crai. Calif., and a far north coast zuard statton messaged that a titlal wave Sashed tne beaches of the Aleutian chain. From Ketchikan, came a report that a tidal -wave destroyed Ihe strategic Scotch Cap with 3. isss st ali It was understood at Ketchikan thai only five men were at the st Stalin agreed an Mosco-a in temtonec Germany before ey beiieve ihe acoptioi: of their system do r.o end of good and solve a lot of problems j.. -iVe coubc very world ft probienj1; -s-owlo soHed if ue ail sat arc courting bv twelves until we could do it per- fectly Ho-R-ever, the suggestion is a i tnan two weeis ueauie me occupation of Finland aa applicatlor. from for a pehcv ,r _, revolted. unneceararj builo-j Naa the, 2 Close relations mth Balgana. would be handled with e.-trems i5r. iimg made Oie announcement ing a-as course of negotiations for tne Ras- which the "Bulgarian government i caution, most uke'.r rejected" ia tne commons and added that buildin? had been de- s non-aggression nactidid not want." Gouzenfco, who ot-en under ught say so but_we jgaUier j further amilar orders would not be ciaed to nandle the control through J and protocol for partition- 3 Certain rights in the Darde- pobcj- custody sir.cs last necessary. j municipaiivies. ing Poland Finland and tne Baltic nelles, which opposed I September. -0-.e main -mtncss He oid not Indicate vhether j "The authontv that Issues the, states l 4 An outlet through the Baltic prel-msaar- here a wesi meant there be r.o funnsr ar- building permit In the best posi-, RUSSIAN PROTEST which would hi-.e Drought up the as" of charges in connecaon with the uon to cetenmre whether the per- i testimony gnen after question of ?red Rose. Morirea.-cmier labor- mit 'hould be issued or deferred., R A. Rudenko. Soviet pro ecuto-. Qusstinnpd as to H-tlers m'litary o. haimg regard to the possibility of pretested against admission of an intentions toward R is_ia, Von Rib- MK wnereioouvs shortages of housing In the area.' affidavit by Fnednch Gaus, former bentrop sasd tne fuehrer once told are a po.ice and havng regard to employment 1 Nazi foreign office re- j him "we, of cou'se. don i InrTvirr t ?C T OUT. r.ev one to us, ana nas the refresh- quality of rovelty gation. ERRONEOUS IMPRESSION Mr. K.ng read a statement about an erroneous impression respecting -n tcptrb the socie'v'-? nro- M inicgnty pro if gooa name of tne Publlc of fuSeS authonty to replace that ireful coin HOT as the aime with a pretty little silver com callea the cozen. SUPERMAN r Maple ton, Minn Enterprise) janitor, must un- derstand boilers; also cleaning men. THE LEFT HAND {Continued oa Back Page.) Canada snould be speeolv removed Of the persons detained in con- nection with the espionage inquiry.- not cne was a regular permanent member of the Canadian civil ser- vice but were nersons either ap- pointed dtinng the war to temporary positions or temporarily commis- sioned in the armed forces HOWE EXPLAINS ORDER OTTAWA, Apnl Recon- struction Minister Howe in an- nouncing passage In the commons of an order-on-councU giving muni- inu" 'hould" be "issued "or" deferred.! R A. Rudenko. Soviet pro ecuto-. Qusstinnpd as to H-tlers m'litary J reeard to the nossibihtv nf pretested against admission of an intentions toward R is_ia -cairf tnp Knowvnatj he felt "in laung to the alleged secret protocol i is concealed beh.nd that door ar.d __j y-e ons jjaj to break that door open GREEK KIVG SILENT LONDON, Apnl George II of Greece, said to be London's loneliest man, refused to make any com- mrnt today when asked to ex- press his opinion on election figures from Greece, which in- dicated that the Populist party was over- whelmingly in the Greek elections. Rudenko accused the defence of to divert the attention of the tribunal from -eal by dwelling on the reported Rus-' EDMONTON-BUILT sian-German understanding pnor to the outbreak of the war. The triounal decided, however, that the affidavit could be admit- ted as evidence and that Von Rib- bentrop could testify on the matter Von.Ribbentroo said that at the time the alleged secret agreement, was negotiated "there was not tne slightest doubt in thr m'nds of Hit- ler or Stalm that if all negotiations with Poland came to naught, tem- PLANK IN TORONTO TORONTO, April hours after leaving Edmonton a new Canadian-built mon- oplane arrived at the island airport Sunday and Stan McMil'en noted western na-h pilot said he could have been here Saturday n.ght had he not been delaved for refuelling at North Bay The machine, manu- factured at Edmonton, is specially designed for bush flying. Priority Point Score Is Now 30 OTTAWA. April Defence headonarters announc- ed another 10-pomt drop to a minimum of 30 points the priority point score required for discharge from the Canadian army. Any member of the armv in Canada with A point score of 30 or more now is eligible for discharge, had been a part-time education instructor ai Come here for srveral months until officers arrested htm today. HK officer-, described him as ka brilliant maa" and said he spoke four or five TR-VNSPORT SQUADRON FLY BACK TO CANADA DOWN AMPNEY. Gloucestershire. England. April Cable first wave of planes from R.C-AJF, Transport famed off for Prestwick, today en the first If? of their flight to Canada. Seren Dakotus left today, will leave and nine Friday. Winy Cmdr. CX N. gh of raljarx is commanding officer the anti he will leave with the group. v OUT OF EXISTENCE ED5ICNTON, April Division of the Air Transport Command. United States Army Force, oat of existence today and the U.S. air centre here, with other fields form- ins the division, has fre-come a part of the new Continental Division. Bng.-Gen. D. V. Gaftney, who has been cOmmattdinj general of She Alaskan Division, now turns over to W. H, Tonner. headquarters, in Cincinnati. O. GR'SAVES PAYS FINE OF AND COSTS fine of and costs which was imposed in city police court lau November 2 against Robert J. Greaves, lacal massear, for unlawfully keeping honor for sale at his premises in -3CS Fifth St. was paid to Magistrate Metcalfe Monfiaj afternoon. Payment of the penalty was delayed pending plans of appealing the convicbMI and sentence but the appeal now keen ,'SP4PFRf ;