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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta RA VA GED H YIELDS MORE DEAD FINAL EDITION WeatKer OTZBCAST, ,VOL. 95. LETHBREDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1946 16 IRAN OFFERS SHELVE CASE TEMPORARILY Seismic Wave HOMMA PAYS PENALTrSet Deadline Search for Bodies is Spur- red by Threat of Contagion Toll Now Mazerall Is Made Known By DON WHITEHEAD. HONOLULU. April The multi-million dollar debris of baby-clotning snd hundreds of adult-size garments Many fam- ilies fled for their lives -with such haste that they saved none of their belongings Far-reacmns sea-air searches continued, and rescues of individ- uals and small groans washed far to sea were repoijed Held as Leader Adjourns Case Till Next! Com- mitted for Trial ARTHUR AXMANN 32-year-old former German OTTAWA. Apnl S? cases of persons charged with com- municating secret information to Russia were before Magistrate Glenn. Strike today with these re- 1. Capt. David Gordon Lunan, 30. of Ottawa and Montreal, Cana- dian information service official. was committed for trial on six charges under the Official Secrets Act. 2. Evidence given oy Edward "Wil- fred Mazerall, 30 of Ottawa and ____ Fredencton. National Research jouth leader, vho is oeing held by council engineer, before the royal United States and British occuoa-1 commission on espionage was ad- aon officials in Germany as one nutted as evidence and the case was of the fr e main leaders in the Nazi i adjourned to Tuesday morning to underground movement designed to allow study of it bv the magistrate. 3. judgment was reserved until Tuesdav on charges against Miss Kathleen Wiilsher. 40, deputy reg- istrar at the United Kingdom higa commissioners office All three have been officially linked with, alleged Soviet espionage activity. MAZERALL ADMISSION counsel disclosed that Mazera" "admitted" his part in the network in testimony before the commission. An excsrnt from his evidence ivas read" before Magistrate _, _ _ __ t Glenn Strike bv Crown Counsel -Sotinded By G.B. I J- R- Cartwrisht of Toronto. CASE ADJOURNED The magistrate ruled aoimssable as evidence in his preliminary hear- ing the testimony- Mazeralijsave be- estabZisb. a new Nazi hierarchy in Germany. Warning On Food Needs Fix Basis For Miners' Holidays EDXIONTOV, Apnl Alberta boara of industrial rela- tions announced today that coal miners are to receive a day's holi- day with nay for each montn of 23 days worked during a jear with the same employer. The ooard considers a days work an eight-hoar shift. Overtime vjil count toward a holi- aay Miners wno work a short shift tnfougli no fault of their own also will receive crecit for a days work. Miners must Aorked for the same employer for the preceding 12 months to receue the benefit of the oroer. If a m.nsr his job through no fault of his own while he has an outstanding credit of holidays, he iS to be paid the amount aue him in lieu of vacation If he discharged or leases of his "own ac- cord he will be paid only for the holidays to which he would neen entitled at the end of his previous fuU year of employment. tONDON. April British m a official report on the world food situation issued Tuesday, said bluntly that the food problem no longer is one of austerity but of absolute shortage and warns that tbe present world difficulties are unlikely to disappear with the next harvest. The report, which explains the causes of the present short- ages and forecasts tbe pros- pscts for the future, is a som- bre storj of. deficiencies brought about by the war and nature. The survey -will fonr the back- ground of the food debate in the Eritish house of commons on Thursdav. OUTSTANDING POINTS Here are some of the outstand- ing points in the reoort issued as a government White Paper Only a combination of favor- ADMISSION (Continued" on. Page Two New Series Earth Shocks The Left Hand Corner. Turnips Gats Land- lord's an'" material imDrovement in the world food situation while unfav- orable crops would spell Disaster: 2 The world defic.t of wheat is tons for the 1945-46 croi. No farly solution of the wheat sit- uation can be expected. 3 The shortage of nee is equal- ly acute: 4 Future supplies of meat will depend mainly on the size of this years era in harvest 5 World exnort of fats this year will be hit! WASHINGTON Apnl series of four new earthquakes in a 2-i-hour period were renorted to- day by Georgetown University. The centre of tlie oisturoances vas not definitely established but i presumaoly was in tne Pacific off Alaska, the university said The iirst began at 7 05 ajn C S T j yesterday- and the last started at 3 05 aJii GST. today and ended one hour and 40 minutes later. One i of the four, the tmnersity said was taiere It was the tnird tremor, starring at 10.40 pjn. CST. yes- terday ana ending at 1 05 ajn. C.ST today SHOCKS RECORDED NEW YORK. Apnl 3 iFiring Squad Recall Troops Ends Career Jap General Pays For Crimes Conqueror of Bataan and Orginator of Infamous Death March Ex- ecuted MANILA. April Gen. Masaharn Homma, con- queror of Bataan and dor and originator of the 1942 death march which killed 17.20O American and captives, was executed before dawn at Los 20 miles south of 3. United States annv firing squad. Homma. convicted Feb. 11 of ordering- the Bataan death mafcix and condoning other atrocities in the Philippines, died bound to a post. 1E4D COVERED A black hood covered his bead, and over his heart was a four-inch round white target at wmch the 12 riHes were aimed A; 'east cne of the rifles and perliacs as many as four contained blanks Army precision marKed the grim nearly-silent scene Tl.e firing squad stood 15 paces from the post as the guard march- ed up escorting Eomma. He strode erect, his arms bound oehmd frlrn. A chaplain waUfed nearby. Not far awav tee crew of an am- bulance stood quietly waiang to receive the body Tile voice of the officer in com- j niand broke the stillness He was reading the charge, firri'ng and sentence. 1 Then Homma was tied, to the pest; hood placed over his head. STRING (Continued on Page Two.) May 6 Date Set in Letter to Faik Attend UErr.-GEN. HOMMA Who todav executed by 3v CI.TDS (Canadian Press 2xa2 Writer) NEW YORK. April Iran ottered lodav to let the United Nations security coun- cil shelve the Iranian ease tem- porarilr provided Russia, wtndd jive assurances that Eosrfan troops would be withdrawn from (be country nnconditienaBv iy Mav 6. council, having received last-minute rsplies from both Russia and Iran to its inquiries of Friday on the state of tutions between them, then adjourned at ajn. CS-T. until 10 ajn. tomorrow. SOT CONDITIONAI, Russia said irooo wiwidrs-xsls from Iran were not condinonai on. other nesooauons with. Iran over jsucli masters as oil. Troops will be oas at the cstizrtsy within a month, and a half, rise council was mforrced is the ices- sags SXJHI Andrei ____ _____ ____ United States army firing sqaad Gromvko. who. however, contnsisd hls crjmes ol las boycott of the cisrasson. mild earth shocks recorded: than half "the todav on the Foroham University _ seismogrann and Rev Joseph J ata aftershocks of tne 80 per cent of normal i He said the awrts were about tioCn of niS. meat for i 3.500 miles distant but tne direction Britain, already deoendent on un- Found living in an "out of order" telephone booth in New York, was 21-year-cld, 45-inch Helen Magna Helen wss gLmpsed through the open door of her as she ate her breakfast comfort- ably ensconced, her night things on the door knob, her pin-up boy's picture above the telephone. Helen has been, here tnree days. Whitehorse Scene Of Historic Event Transferred Enter Appeal For Schwalb Citizenship For Canada Unity Aim OTTAWA. April 3 ff The dream. 01 a distinctive Cauaoian nationality moveo. a step closer to realitv tocay nath debate opened, m commons on. second reading 01', the- bUl to clearly ce- _ Canadian, citizenship.. Second reading -sas moved last night by State Secretary Martin. i sponsor cf the bill, described I the measure as an "ace ol 3uta in Prepare To Leave TEHRAN. AprQ nnfidrcu. troops todar Trent an board a steam- ship" at Bandar Snaa. Caspian. Sem. port In northwest Iran for evacuation to the Russian, pert. of Bakn. Observers in a- plane flyin? a; for bundred feet above the port sair m larfe nma- bet of other trooos TO horses and tanks. Three other ships to be standing off Bendar Shaft. Observers estimated there are Russian trtxips la. Iran, In leteer-iross Ats. advfepd Jest negotfa- Uoas witli JSussa, ia accent a council ceesicn a; Lcndon. me failed, thac Russian, intarisrepe in ourselves and in. our country and jraojaii affairs had connmiec. tnac called upon Canadians to cast aside j Kusssa nad mace demands parsEsi their ___ 'sectional differences ana i sectional interests" if they wished to do their best, for Canada. John Diefennaker iPC, Lat-e Centre) and F E JaenicSe tCC.F. Kinderslevi, onlj- two to speaK on tne measure oefore the adjourn.- i ment ncur. expressed tne support their parties. j 1 FOR bOLDIERS _. Uacer the blU. only or.e year of; I m. _______ ___, withdrawals cut that aui Iran, wants a friend- ly, peaceful sEtsleinent oC tae uatioa. SET QTl residence in Canada, instead oj. five, -aiU be recurred for the natur- i alizauon of those who served oat CALGARY. Apni coavsction of Sgt Wenxer Scn- walb, 30-year-old German prisoner- of-war, on a charge of murder at Medicine Hat. will be appealec ac- coroing: to 3. notice filed at tr.e Canada in the Dojairuons armed Calgary courthouse todaj ov S forces during tne war, to Turcottc. K C. coun- tary Marnn announcea- sel for tne appellant. i Cnder the .Na.turali23t.on Schwalb was convictea March 5 Canada smca 194o of the murcar of August Plaszek. decjaraaon of intention to become Lethbndge The appellant was one o- three i charged with the inurcer of Plas- zek. Pte Adolf Kratz. 24. conv.et- i ed March 16. has besn sentenced to j hang also on June 26, but it is ex- I pected an appeal will be filed i shcrtlv as In tne case of Schwalb i U-CpL Johannes 30, -was j granted a new trial in October be- cause one of the jurors aid not qualuy tinder the age clause 5or jury cuty. WARNUCG (Coatinued on Page Two coold not be determined accurate- ly. The first tremor was recorded j at 3 am CST and the second at! 3 OS a.m. i P ARLIAMENTAR 4pnl 3 Prime Minister Mackenzie announced today m the com- mons the lifting of restrictions requiring women and children under 16 to obtain exit permit1; before travelling outside the western hemisphere. Tanner or a lumberjack from a -Eur- opean .country might prove more j valuable than a person from a slum area in Britain I THE FACT thai it has been j found necessary to fly cats i from Sngland to Berlin to deal -witn a plague of rats in the j British zone of the city underlines the lack of appreciation which puss has suffered m Germany in recent times, says The Manchester Guard- ian. According to an wSe' 1 King saw' the im.r.g of the j for food and 000 t4 wholITf Ger- reqinremont for women I Emplovment would result 1 children was effects immeai- larger population. SST-.1 -1 .__ i OA uic oil Yukon Ter- ritory, April An his- toric event of outstanding im- portance trill take place ftere today -when the Alaska high- way, telephone lines and air- ports constructed by the Unit- ed States government will be officially transferred to the Canadian government. An elaborate program has been arranged to take place at a clearing on the Alaska high- way, two miles from White- horse. Many distinguished viistors will be present, in- cluding military and civil re- presentatives of Canadian and United States governments. least one jear and not years. before takes nlace. Under tne present bill, sucn a J declaration will be necessary lor aliens who -ansli to become natural- ized in Canada but not. for tee wives or husbands of Canadians or for non-Canadian subjects. Another relaxation is that 20 resiaence in Canaaa mav subsatute for a Itnowledge of j French or English, thus enabling J Captain George member of parliament for Yukon; and Col E. T Snow, district officer commanding Mllitarj District No 13. United States representatives will include Maj -Gen. G Licenses For Frozen Food Locker Plants EDMONTON. Apnl lations regarcing the Ucensirg o' frozen food locker plants are moc- Is Suinmerfallow GUE3LPBU OnU April (C P.) Smnmerfanow. _ espe- cially out on the praines. is "one of the worst thinzs erer developed bv Canadian farm- ers." Dr. E. S. Archibald, direc- tor of Dominion Experimental Farms. saud m an ad- dress last night. one year, son .from 000.006 acres was moved by Trind snffidently to cut off chiefly Sweatee of lack of or- ganic matter, and loain? wblsis the wind a sweep at -aifl. Cost of that ariftins: was cstiaiated ar a HEADS CALGABY proved to be gcod atiaesu but who have never learned :o speak French I or Sngitsh the bC as dent one wluch wouJa eive Calgsry Rotary Cfeo 3 sue of defence; iiaj -Gen W. M Hoge; Admiral Hon Ray Atherton, 3g forth the fees to be arc other regulations __to protect the public. ioc'ters are oefired- as those ha.- CITIZENSHIP (Continued on Page Tso _ i.. has been a aember of the j ten rears. He was secretaiy jn I and a- cirfeEor in I343-4i. Increased population in Canada would mean a larger home t- were free A. Apn! federal government is a. redistribution plan which weald leave representation in the House of Commons prac- tically unchanged for most provinces, except Qnebec, it was iearned today. The plan is un- derstood to call for a change in the British North America Act so that Ontario rather than Quebec mav used a elected president of The Canadian Press, sueceednss Senator W. V Buchanan of the Herald. Victor SiRon of the ttmnipes Free Press was elected first -rice-presideni and Major of Montreal La Fresse second -rice-president. Senator Enpcrt Bastes of tbe Kingston Whig-Standard succeeds H. Ducbemm of ihe Sydney posURecsrd as president. SEEK 25 >MSSING SCHOOL CHILDREN, THREE TEACHESS HILO. Apnl and navy air-sea rescue searched the waters aloast the coast af Hawad Island tofisy school children and teachers feared -washed to sea dav's seLsnuc wave swept into tbe village THR'EE iooc CHILDREN BURNED TO DEATH DELHI. OnC, youns chHdrea Mrs. Russell Robins were burned to death today -when fire their t-wo-roomed frame home oa their tobacco farm aear this Norfolk Coonty town. HITLERS PRIVATE SECRETARY ARRESTED LONDON. April Thekea. described as Hie private secretary of Adolf airested by AMrttrHsaa police today, the News Serrice in Gerauiny OF WILL CLOSE FORD WLANT DETROIT. .XprU Ford Motor Campany amtooxtced today that because of inability to obtain svfficteBt steel sappies it win close down a portion of its tJttnOrro-w nijlJt until April 10. Approximately in the Detroit area and emnleyea in brancb asseanbjy in other secfaoas of the country will be laid off. 16 CENTS HOUR BOOST FOR TCS. HAIL WORKERS CHICAGO, April union and manage- ment spokesmen said that arbitration boards had awarded a 16-cents-an-howr increase to approximately Amencaa railroad represented by IS SPAPFRf ;