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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO THE LETpBRIiXtE HERALD TUESDAY, APRIL The Day In Parliament Good Roads Meet Stresses Safety QraSEC, April The need for safety was strewed today at the jofftiaf of tht Canadian Good Beads Association by Hon. S. Anderson, minister of public works for New Brcaswic k. Despite heavy expencjtares on j _ safety design and devices, highway of Iran. Iraq and Turkey.) vocation of tie order-in-council trs i der which, persons were detained i Blanes observed ago at one j point had disappeared today, the j air observer added. There as no s sign of rail movement arid concen-; trarions of equipment which a week; ago were sip the; railway also isad disappeared, (The Associated press reported 12.> a Tehran dispatch, that a Kurdish. chieftain who arrived from Ss'-y-1 balagh. seat of tie "independent re-1 puKie of said troops are from the. ernment business. Sliyanduab area in western Ira- Tae senate and "are retarsffig to Tsbr-z." more destructive to civilization than any which has yet threatened, tiis world." MISREPRESENTED TORONTO. April Drew cf Ontario said in a state- Over Station CJOC At pjn. Duly Presented by LEALTA THEATRE 13th. Street Korth. KEPLER AVIATION LTD. Appointments for Flight Instruction on New Piper Cubs 3Iay be arranged by phoning 4338 Sight seeing trips as low as tax After 5.30 p.m. 2410 Hawke battalion. At the age oi 21 he came to Canada, working for a, time for the Canadian National Hallways at Toronto and on the nrairies, aad fanning for toree years near Wapella, Sask., and Carberry, XTan accident forced to give up the heavy farm work, and with his wife, the former Margaret Elizabeth Nelson of Gregg. Man., he settled, in Winnipeg aad later In the Winnipeg suburb of St. VitaL INTERESTED IN ARMY Aiwavs interested in the anny since his stint in the imperial forces, Osbom joined the Winnipeg Grenadiers of the non-permanent active in May, 1933, rising to the rank of warrant officer. Call- ed, to active service Sept. 2. 1939, he accompanied the Grenadiers to Jamaica in May, 1940. Se return- ed to Canada in October of the fol- lowing year. Less than three weeks later the battalion left.for Eong and Osborn went too. Mrs. Osbom, interviewed at her St. Vital home, said ner husband Tigfj told her just before he left ior Eong Song inat he figured ha would i die "with his boots on." "Many are the times he went out gnri scrubbed Soors to get a little money for Mrs. Osbom recalled when the family had to go on relief following his accident. Just before the Grenadiers left WinniDeg tragedy struck the little Osborn home at 300 Sherman street, Winnipeg- Patricia, then aged five, tried to light a fire in the stove the house next door. Her dress caogflt Sre and she was badly burn- ed. One of tee last things Sgt. Csbom did before lie left for Hong, Kong Tvas to give a blood transfu- sion to daughter. Osbom's mother, llrs. Harriet Os- bom, lives at Balsnam, Carsbridge- sinre, There are three broth- ers: Harold- of Powell River. B.C.; Theodore and Thomas who live at 1 Balsharc and one sister, Mis. Thom- as Brandon of North. Duraam, Ens- I land. TEXT OE CITATION i Following is the text of the i officiai citation covering post- i humous award of the Victoria Cross to CSM. John Robert Osbom of St. Vital Man.: At Hong Song on the morning of Dec. 19, 1941, a company of the Winnipeg Grenadiers to which Companv Sergeant-Major Osborn belonged became divided during an attack on Mount Butler, a hill ris- ing steeply above sea leveL A part of the company led by Company Sergeant-Major Osborn caotured the hill at the point of the bayonet and held it for three hours when. pain. years when to keep his "Man-r is the time he went oii' and scrubbed floors to get a little! money for his said his! proud widow. "I met Jack when I was a barefoot gir! of 12 or 13.1 In 1925. wnen I was 19, we were said tie premier. 'They were Of Mail Daily Starting April 15 OTTAWA. April Postmaster Genera! announced today in the com- mons the pre-war system of two mail deliveries daily will be re-SnstituteiS across Canada beginniBs April 15. Mr. Bertrand said orders have been issued to district post- masters to employ enough to handle the additional EDMONTON, Aprs! cry of sJI be heard less frequently in Alberta from now on, .for Attorney-General Iisciea ilay- nard's department has announced I that henceforth bingo games may held onlv occasionally for religious charitable purposes. Otherwise, those who nromote the games do so at their "own risk, and may be I for keeping begging leave to sign his seat. A for a by- election -sill be issued Tuesday Dr. Brace outlined the reasons for his resignation in a letter read to the coaunons by Jcha Bracken, Progressive Conservative leader. Dr. Bruce's letter recalled he had not intended to run as a candidate j witness said it "jras general inowi- ia 1955 eenera! election but had crSc-n thar all the the 1955 general election but had yielded to Mr. Bracken's suggestion that he do so. He caly consented to be a can- didate. Dr. Bruce wrote, because it offered an opportunity to ''reader seme- actual war service." tnth so many younger men absent, on active Now. however. Use war ;r and the situation was changed. He was happy to step ir a man. preferably a veteran. takes place. The announcement em- phasizes that lotteries are illegal under the criminal code. cries, which were abandoned daring the war due io manpow- er shortages. shortly before midnight nignt sent residents of Kodiak scutryms into snow-covered hills. The United States navy racio corrected the report a few 'minutes later, and the people straggled haci Muskox Force Now Halfway COPPERMINE. N.W.T., April 2. moving force of exercise to their homes. the Alaska sea frontier said new wave was expected to reach old. reduces the Progressive Con- j xorta Amerca. servative representation ia the i ________ representa' commons tc 65 seats. Other party staudjnas are: liberals 126: C.C.F. 28; Social Credit 13 and others 12. A.I.C. Meet To Talk Research the Arctic, has passed the halfway mark in its mile trek from Churchill to Edmonton and lass re- oorts placed the party southwest travelling through, deep a call for peace in the only way {submerged. Alaska or Sodiak island. Kodiak residents recalled their present citv was built after a Hus- fia-n settlement, farther south on the island had been destroyed by a tidal wavs. OTHER SEVERE WAVES owing to the superior numbers the enemy and to fire from. of an unprotected flank, the position be- came untenable. Company Sergeant-Major Osbom and a small group covered, the withdrawal and their tarn i came to fall back, Osbom suigle- j handed engaged the enemy while I tne remainder successfully rejoined the company. Company Sejgeant- j Major Osbom had to run the i gauntlet of heavy rifle and machine gun fire. With no consideration for his own safety he assisted and i directed stragglers to the new com- in secrecy and saiQ any further prosecutions would depend "upon what lurtaer investigations there may be" and upon legal opinion. BUILDING CTCRB Beconstraction Minister Howe announced passage of aa order-in- council giving municipal officials authority to refuse building permits or cancel existing permits for con- struction work considered non- essential, thus Dlacing in their hands coatroi of'the allocation of building materials io xauch-needed housing. Speaker Gaspard Gauteux an- nounced the resignation of Eon. Dr. E. A. Bruce, 77-year-old Pro- gressive Conservative member for Toronto Parkdale to step aside for a younger man, creating the first vacancy in the 245-seat house since the general election last June. The Speaker said he would issue a election writ today. BUILDINGS IN (Continued'from Front Page) "Our hotel was shaking so fiercely we couldn't move. There were about 25 women and children inside. Then the waters receded and men start- ed helping the women and children out. Everyone in the hotel was saved, but we found two children SEARCH FOR MISSING Today, tearful, gnm-facea fami- lies wandered about this once beau- tiful ciiy of searching for their missing. KameharneliE. a street of ware- houses, cheap frame hotels and lit- tle shops, was reduced to a tan- gled, muddied, jumbled mass of wreckage. 25inre buildings were missing; the fate of their occupants unknown. Streets were blocked by rubble. Power lines were down. Railroad tracks were twisted like confetti A i huge steel bridge was wasnea out. Scores of .srna31 craft were shattered. Out in the harbor, the ocean was pouring through a breakwater that cost several million dollars to build. point of ___ mocracies must decide whether they are going to permit that aggression to continue or are going to follow the path, of appeasement which will lead to war again jiss as cenarniy as it lead to the beginning of tae last war." (The premier's reference to "Munich" and Bussian agggression was contained in a public adclress three weeks ago.) Premier Drew said.the article in the New Times serves to esnpcasize Hokkaido Island Japan. Aug. 2, of persons killed ana fishing boats swept away. Sonsoeen Province, Pailippnie 28, known dead, hundreds missing and great prooertr damage. Santa Cruz Dei Sur. Cuba, Nov. dead or missiKg. entire dtv destroved. Tainan. Formosa, Sept. 12, 1931 dead, manv missing ana in- jured. homes flooded. Sauau. Batangas Province Philip- pine Islands. Nov. 7. hundred known dead, hundreds missing, entire tovm submerged- Apia, July 29. _. _______ _ MONTREAL. April Muskox, Canadian army thrust into technical agriculturists throughout the Dominion will meet June 24-27 to thrash out the question of "Re- search and its Application to Ca- nadian Agriculture" at the annual meeting aad convention of the Agricultural Institute of Canada at Macdonald College. Quebec. Is is expected that methods will be evolved io co-ordinate and allocate research projects within the In- stitute for the coming year- Ac a recent meeting of the con- vention committee composed of members of the Macdonald College and Montreal I.-ocals of the AJ.C., held at the college, it was an- nounced bv C. Gordon O'Brien, gen- eral secretary of the Institute, that two nrominent American speakers will attend the convention." P. V. Garden, administrator. Agricultural Research Administration, TJJS. De- partment of Agriculture, will speak on "The Organization of Agricul- tural Research" and J. H. Carri- ihe force was 25 miles frcta Cop- permine, facing- a "tough" leg that was expected to prove tricky. Muskox commander CoL P. D. Baird of Montreal, said he wanted "to take advantage of the good weather that aas been forecast" to guide them through, 'r-t'ls that rise as high as feet. force, which left Churchill Feb. IS honing to reach Edmonton by May 5." is still travelling about two days behind schedule. Two "additions were made to the roll at Coppermine when Col. J. T. director of operational re- search at Ottawa, and Tom Manic- ine. Dominion observatory, went along witii the force. As the same time Sgmn. Bourdon was rejiacefi by H-Cpl. Albert Maloney of iloss- "cank, Sssk. WINNIPEG PRINTER IS SENT TO JAIL dead, aa livestock and houses lost. that a settlement of taa Iran dis- jfaaf River, Burma, Mav 28, 1925 pure is only a settlement "of one. _TTvelve hundred dead aad miss- of their latest moves." It "in jrsg, all villages 50 miles inland way" disposed "of all tae aggressive steps bv which. Russia brought mere than people under their domination by the threat of force in these past few years." Settlement of the Iran dispute would not settle the question of the freedom of Poland, Romania, Latvia, Estonia, Uihuania, Bul- garia. Yugoslavia, eastern Czecho- slovakia and trie Ukraine, he added. GIANT fContinued irom Front Page.) the naval officer's 300 estimate. A score of persons previously reported missing had been saved from the watets oS Hawaii by rescue planes and small surface craft. DENIES REPORTS There was hope also that the flooded. SAVED Br FISH IJNES TEMPLE, April boys. Charles Turner of Waco and Robert Walker of Temple, were caught in an un- dertow of the Leon river over a dam. Three Temple fishermen saw their plight and cost heavy fish lines toward the boys. R. L. and Gene Swan pulled Walker out of the strong undercurrent. Hnbert Lanvaster hooked Turn- er in the leg and reeled Mm in, unconscious, but the boy was revived. April E- Freeman, a printer and former S member of the Winnipeg Tribune composing room staff, was sentenc- ed Moadav to seven days in jail when convicted in city police court of a charge of intimidation. Two other former Tribune printers, Ro- bert Petngrew and John J. Hob- ley, also charged, with intimidation are on remand rjencing nrelimin- ars- hearing. Charles Vbpni, em- ployed at the Tribune since the union printers went on strike last November, testified Freeman had struck him "a blow in the and had tnreateried to give 'nfm "the "This is a free country cannot put yourself above the laws bv interfering with z man who is earning his living in a legal man- Maeistrate M. H. Garton told Freeman. Magistrate Carton said he hop'ed the light sentence would serve as a warning to others that it is a serious offense to interfere the right of people to wort. BEVTN WILI, HEAD BRITISH EGYPT MISSION LONDON. April Foreign Secretary Bevin told the j house of commons today ihas he M- SKATED i Ontario arists HILLS HUSBAND ong waves might not recur today, as i will head the British delegation to feared for a tires last night. The j negotiate frith the Egyptian gov- coinmander the Alaska sea fron- j emrnent revision of the Anglo- tier, at Seattle, emphatically denied Egyptian treaty of alliance of 1936. as exaggerated" reports Mr, Bevin wSl be assisted by lord that a 100-foot tidal wave was rush- Stansgate, state secretary for air, ing the Aleutian island chain and Sir Sonald_ Campbell, British toward Sodiak. He added that no ambassador in new wave was forecast. Herbert C. Snipman. Hilo sugar planter, said worth of raw sugar swept into the ocean with destruction of territorial wharfs. Tens of thousands of dollars worth of food in warehouses was destroyed. It was estimated that Hilq had only four days of food available. To conserve the supply, residents were limited to the purchase of S2 i worth of food at one time. j Navy dispatches from Midway and Tiny Johnston Islands report- ed major damage to communications facilities but no loss of navy per- KEPOBTER'S PAINTING WINS HIGH HONOR TORONTO, April oil painting of old Trinity church in Toronto by Seporter Roy Green- way of the Toronto Daily Star has been added to the Dennanent col- lection of the parliament buildings and "now in the speaker's of- Sce, Premier Drew said Monday. When J. 3. Salsberg CLsb.-Prog., _ Toronto-St. Andrew) suggested in by Thursday nignt. the Ontario legislature that the government offer encouragement to >1T? cir'O' 97 gan. dean, College of Agriculture, Gniversitv of "Vermont, is to speafc on "The" Organization of Agricul- tural Co-chairman of the convention committee. B. K. Bennett. Montreal, and Dr. W. D. McFarlane, Macdon- ald College, expect announce fur- ther features of the 1945 program shortly. 24 Jap Subs Sunk By U.S. Engineers SASEBO, Japan, April Twenty-four Japanese submarines including one which sank the Unit- ed States cruiser Indianapolis just before VJ-Day. were sunk bv the American navy Monday with de- molition charges and gunfire. The submarines were deemed unfit for salvage. ACQUITTED ON CHAHGE OF MANSLAUGHTER EDMONTON, April Paul DeChamplain. 26, of Legal, was ac- quitted of a charge of manslaughter in Alberta Supreme Court Monday hut was fined." or 30 days for in a manner dangerous to the public. DeCaarapIaln. tried by Mr. Justice S. J. Shepherd, the driver of the car which struck and kaied Joseph Pepin as he was walk- beside his wagon on the main Mgnwav north of Morinville. Feb. 18. HURRY TO PROROGUE BEGINA. April Fifteen bills were reported from committee and 11 were given third reading last night as the Saskatchewan leg- islature launched a drive to clear a. heavy order paper and prorogue purchasing at pajntu3g a BRUSSELS, April Yvonne De former ticnal skating chamoicn, vas con- _ derailed Monday for the murder of "e nave- her husband, but she will escape the death penalty. According io i Belgian custom, only traitors are! put" to death. Mrs. "Ugne will be transferren to a prison for 15 years of hard labor. CAMP .ureinenu wiserever danger threat-! '-0-' "'e Canadian Press.) i ened he was there to encouraee his Des.iuctije waves such as struck i Hawaii and northern Pacific points sonnel. New- equipment and radio S technicians were dispatched to tte j islands immediately. There were no reports of snips at sea in distress. One geologist said the vast length of such waves, from crest to crest, would enable vessels io ride them out without difSeuliv.. IN SEA Miss Marsue McGinnis. 21, -was rescued from the sea eight hours April About Roman Catholic priests died in the German concentration EDMONTON CHTLU camp at Dachau, Vatican radio KILLED BY C4R The number of priests and i znoaks wrio were prisoners in the r_Kon- camp just before it was liberated in April. 1945. was more than the radio added. EDMONTON, April aid Msrcer, 3 -year-old son of Mr, and Mrs. H. Mercer of Edmonton, killed Monday when struck by a. car in the ]ane behind his home. Rusised to hospital in an ambul- ance he was dead on arrival. Police said the driver of the car was William Acair. aiso of Edmonton. lAdair told police he had not seen tae soy. TT.S. ARMT TO LEAVE CHINA BY NEXT MAY 1 SHANGHAI. April tivation of the United States army in the China theatre May 1 was THEY WON A bert C- Wedemeyer on instructions j from the joins chiefs of start in i Washington. This -arill leave TO CHEVROLET OWNERS Get CHEVROLET CHEVROLET Specialists Beny Chevrolet- Oldsmobile Ltd. Chevrolet, Oldsmobfle Cars; Chevrolet and :Leaf Trucks Sales and Service Two locations: 7th Street S, Lelhbridge Phone 4OS5 for service slight depressM which the company were holding. ISeveral enemy grenades were thrown which Company Sergeant- Major Osborn picked us and threw The enemy threw a grenade which landed in a position where j fceavai. In the case of the former. Such waves are not -uncommon in ia Asters cS Laupahoeshoe pcrni. the Gaels'- it is Miss McGicrus, a school teacher. 5 iri.W" Vp-nTPf5 iueir iauiiisr. jiu v. a belt. drorSed a 'Henderson, reported they have been The waves are of two types, one; an a reEcuC %mcn cLopped a 5 a being caused by a suosidenee of the; ,_ x 1 another family. sea bottom, the other by an tl_The lwl it was irspossible to pick it up and return it in time. Shouting a the waters recede, then rash back Right. Planes sea craft. SELL F.D.R. STASEPS upon shore violently. With the lat- PROTEST TVARNING LACK ing to his comrade, this gallant ter. there uruallr is" rso seaming ebb.: April in- warrans officer threw himself on Extremely destructive waves have formed and reliable source aid high the grenade whicli exploded. MUTUAL LIFE OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE: WATERLOO, ONTARIO Featuring: Business and Partnershio Children's Educational Policies Family Income Contracts Mortgage A PIzn Meet Every Need L. J. BARTMAN, Rep. 213 Sherlock BOc. tethbridge g j been experienced in Chile and elsevrhere around the PaciSc. Vessels at sea, even directiy over the centre of the disturbance, usuai- ly are in Uttle or no danger. I Another possible but hitherto un 5 witnessed manner of developing a. tidal wave of limited range is the explosion of an atomic bomb irn- derwater. A-bomb experts at Washington. however, laughingly dubbed as fan- tastic cfuestions about such an origin for the PaciSc waves which caused widespread havoc Monday. Some scientists beiieve that in the second bomb test at Bikini where the atom charge vnll be deto- nated slightly beneath the surface. a wave cf as much as 100 feet may developed within the 21-nule- army and navy officers were protest- ing then- lack of -warning from the United States coast and dropped Sares STRAFE INDONESIANS BATAVIA, April tish command announced iodavi thai Mosquitcs. sumracr.ed to tiie aid of a convoy ambushed i Apprtramaieiv 545 more lots wiil i route from Batavia to be NETT YORK. April second part of the auction of the President Franklin Rcosevelfs P collection began last night iodav i h o- stamps bringing rorn the haj> made two strafing runs over! of the auction, held last, month.; geodetic j tfee area arid dispersed ambushing 1 brought A bid of i survey of the triple tidal wave which Indonesian forces. The colurrn made bv K. BiioTtpki, Winnipeg Tiain- dealer, for a collection of 843 Rus- 1 2 ajn. Hawaii ho-irs be- ___ fore the destnictjve wave smashed j SON OF BRITISH CONSUL Snto Hawaiian shores, causing j STRANGLED AT NAZI CAMP deaths, injuries and millions of doi- i lars in properly damage, j HAMBURG. Germany, April Army and navy leaders felt, this' Harold Le Druillenec, source said, that' if they had been only British survivor of the German given warning they could have sav- ed many lives and much property. SCURRY TO HTLLS KODIAK, Alaska. April An errcneous, radio report that a new tidal wave was only 10 minutes away and the sounding of sirerm "extermination through work" camp at Nuengamme, near Hamburg, told an Allied war crimes court yester- day that Michael Tapperell, whose father had been British consul at Marseille, France, was strangled to death at the carep in 1944. mat. BEAVER HUNT ON FOHT ST. JOHN. BO, April 40 trappers, spurred by i high prices and reports that beaver i are plentiful, left here today for the beaver hunt in' the Nelson River watershed. It'is reported some of the finest beaver obtainable have hibernated there all winter. Trap- pers have had a good year with all furs. ELLISON'S BEST FLOUR tasoes soi ELLISON'S FLOUR Vitamin or Regular Type THE ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT FOR AND TASTY BAKED GOODS ELLISON MILLING ELEVATOR COMPANY LTD. Millers