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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO THE LETHBRIDGE HEEALD WEDNESDAY, APRIL Hotel if orKers Given Wage Boost Aprs? A. inserted the nozzle of loaded insect spray gun into tbe to'e and fired. Mr Clabber's anguished outenesi and his vengeance-tiireatening roars attracted tie attention of t tenants, one of whora toes j to the local rent-control j offices of OPA. asd. after much ccur -His council'met a: ajn. T to receive the messages filed jv V- Gromvko and Ambassador Hussein Ala of Iran with Mr. lie. Province P.EX......... Nova Scotia----- 12 New Brunswick 10 Quebec........ 65 Ontario....... 82 Manitoba..... 17 Saskatcliewaa 21 Alberta B.C. Yukon Total 17 IS 1 245 2 11 9 65 74 14 17 15 15 1 225 Ala had spectators rather than council table, but Chairman Quo invited him to join the council. VO MTSTERY MAX 3y HOWARD S- NEW TORS, April TO CHEVROLET OWNERS it- Gel CHEVROLET CHEVROLET Specialists Beny Chevrofet- Oldsmobile Ltd. Cherrolei, OWsmoMIe Cws; Chevrolet and Maple Leaf Trucks Sales and Service locations: "th Street S, Letbfcndge Pfeofse 4O55 for service horsel irsined by the UA 3rd Cavalry to a plaur -urhen mechanized wsrfare caaa along. TTSS ev a reared army man as ar-- ex-army horse. Now fSe E. C. Davis fsmily riding academy at; Atlanta. Ga-, the horse thanks to his 17-year-tf.d master. Hsymond Da-.is. trao ss sure the horse be a -srisner again. National Railways employees was pending in the but he did not know emaloyees would be afi he "know the classification emnlovees. Raolving to questions from. Alas- tair Stewart Winnipeg ilr. Chevrier said the lay- ister Thomas Williams and Food countries. PURPOSE OF PARLEY The purpose of the conference, Mr. Bevin said, was to see whether a readjust- limited food supplies could be made the railway's production to 30 round. He hoped off was the result of of ire the end of the j wouldnl waste time in airy state- i-rlill start this ments." and that the conference would lay the founoanon for a permanent world nutrition policy. on election "taken a seas with the war. month. SOLDIER DETAINED OTTAWA. Anrii Justice Minister St. Laurent said in the commons that a soldier named Mc- Cov who had been a deserter from the United States army in 1937 and had joined the Canadian army in 1939 was on bail at Winnipeg pending favorable disposition of his case- Mr. St. Laurent was replying to Questions from John Diefenbaker fp.C., Lake Centre) and Arthur Smith (P.C- They describ- Mr. Noel-Baker, on election as chairman, said hunger had been the breeding ground of the Nazis. Sir John Boyd Orr, director gen- eral of the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization, said that when the present crisis had jassed there would be aaany mil- ions of human beings still suffer- ng from malnutrition, hunger and Second Reading Of Cocktail B91 TORONTO. April On- tario legislature decided to go ahead the government's new Hqucr licensing bill late Tuesday just a few hoars after a hymn-singing band of cocktail protesters swarmed on Queen's Park "in a mass demon- stration against the measure which allow public sale of liquor by the glass on a limited basis- Decision to proceed with the bill came in the form of a vote, 61-20. rejecting a Liberal amendment which sought to defer consideration of the bill until next session "when conditions may be mere normaL" By the same vote the bill tras given second reading but not until there had been debate lasting hours arid covering all phases of the contentious liquor question. Visitors to the crowded galleries. their interest in the debate whetted by the temperance lobbv which niarched en masse to the legislative buildings onlv a few hours earlier, foUotred every word intently as At- torney-General Blackwell opened the discussion with a fuller explan- ation of the 33-page sill which he outlined briefly during first reading last Thursdav. He said the bill was designed to surround linuor consumption with "some decericy." and if the public failed to co-ooerate "we will obtain the conditions" we desire by law en- if necessary." Altogether it was a day of action at Queen's Park. Leaders of a temrerance lobby wanted to meet Premier George Drew to tsut forward their protests. He said he could meet them at 9 a-m. Thev said they coulda' keep a date then, thac they were attend- ing a mass nrotest meeting in the downtown Metrooolitan Unit-ed church. The uoshoK of it all was that the uremier agreed to meet the peocle Wednesday as 10 aJQ. Ten Liberals, seven C.CJF- two Labor Progressives and one Labor member voted in favor of the Liberal DItOr HOIHKS-OF-WOKK BILL. IX SASKATCHEWAN RBGINA, April The Saskatchewan legislature, driving through a heavy or- cer paper toirard proroga- tion, take no action at this session on a proposed government bill which would 44-hour week in Refuse Hutterite Colonies, Manitoba AprU i Manitoba legislature Tuesday ap- recom- com- f orsn Hat- Poplar. Point, province -K1.J use anr! Sunnvside into a half for overtime eight hours a day. over FIRING CContinued Irani Front Pase.> A moment later, the medical of- ficer put the target over the heart of the stocky Japanese. The officer in charge raised his right army. Twelve men took ana as the arm dropped to a horizontal position. The arm snapped to the officer's side as he ordered: j There was a crack of rifles. Hom- nia was dead. 1 TIT I SPOKE FLUENT ENGLISH I StCCl WOrKCrS Koroma was jiot the popular Rosedale and Sunnyside inw> corporations be thrown out. j c Miller, Portage la Prairie. Man, lawyer, had offered in com- mittee to delete five clauses -arnica would take away all individual pro- certv rights arc place them, ia tJss fcakds of the corporation but Ins concession was not accepted. Ronald Turner, air force repre- sentative, objected to the proposed saeasure because the sect had m no wav assisted in Canada's war and John Laurie (Coalition. Norfolk) said the Hutierises were noi acting as good Canadians in separating Into distinct, colonies. V7otes By nasuly scribbled notes to Sovie Ambassador Andrei Gromyko in KEPLER AVIATION LTD. Appointments for Flight Instruction Under the proposed plan the unit if would be reduced from 51213 to 46A90. Ontario's population, in. WES set at SEW BASIS This new basis of calculation. leave the provinces with the following representation: Prince Edward Island, four; Nova Scotia, 12; New Bruns- 10: Qnebec. 72; Ontario, 82 f Manitoba, 15; Sadnlche- 13; Alberta. 17; Urnisft Olumbia. 17; Xokon, one. As a result of a 1915 amendmen to the B-N-A- ACT. the representa tion of Drovinces is the common- caanos drop below their representa tion in the senate. This means tha Prince Edward Island cannot hav less than, four seats. Nova Scotl less t.nHTi 12, or New Brunswick ies. tbar. 10. However, it is understood the govemment is striving to see thai no province loses any seats as z resuit of the redistribution. One source said this might be accom- dished by increasing Quebec rep- resentation to 75 or 77. Among those threatened with thi loss of their seats if the redistri- bution was carried out as in the 3ast are John Bracken. Progressive 3onssrvative leader and member for Keepawa, Man and Gilbert Weir, Liberal member for MacDonald, Man, and chief government whip. SEfDEAWlNE (Continnea from :Ffant Paee.) The letter from Ala sxated on be- half of Iranian Premier Ahmed Qavam that "Iras is snimntsd by no spirit of -hostility and it is our hope that a settlement will fas reached." It continued: "If the representative of the Soviet Union would be willing- to withdraw the condition of unforeseen circumstances which he lias attached to tbe evacoa- tion of Iran, and if his govern- ment gives to the council an assurance that the iriilidrawal the whole of the Soviet forces from Iran, unconditionally, is effected fey May 6 at the latest, then I would sar that Iran would be irillins not to press farther at this time the con- sideration of the matter -which it has brought to tbe attention of the security council, provid- ed, of course, that these matters remain on the agenda of the council for sonsideration at any time." GROMYKO'S LETTER This letter was read after M Groiavko's had been presented to the council fay Chairman Quo Tai- Chi China. M. Groiayko stated fiaUy that Russian troops wauld be withdrawn from Iran in six weeks. Their evac- uation, he asserted, was not de- pendent on oil or other negotiations. Ala's letter said that after the failure of the Iranian-Soviet nego- tiations is Moscow earlier this year, the Sassians had advised that their troops wexe being evacuated if no unforeseen circumstances occurred. At about the same time the Rus- sians handed the Iranian govern- ment other memoranda dealing with oil questions and political conditions in the revcit-tom province of Azer- baijan. Hussian delegate sale his eariv sessions of the United Nations securitv council meeting, word got around" about man" in the Russian deleganon. Prof. Boris Efimovitch Stem may be "a stranger parts but he's no mvstery rnnn in. Russia. The scholarly, 54-year-old njstory professor at Moscow University is one of the Soviet Union's veteran dialomats, an expert on Russian for- eign nolicy. An able writer, he !s known to Moscow newspapermen in his form- er cauacitv as rhfef of the foreign ministry raress section. "Piof. Stein's articles have appeared in the in- fluential "War and. the Working Class" 3. trade union, publication now renamed "New a the communist party the i ed the soldier's detention ana said an order-ia-council mace it possible for ]VT> to be sens to United States authorities for discipline. The order-in-couacil was an exchange arrangement for T'rm handling of and United "States de- serters. The minister said the spirit the order had been concerned only with on New Piper Cubs be arraaged by phoning 4338 Sight low as tax After 530 p.m. 2410 Stein, has been in the thick of Russian foreign aSairs since 132Q served as minister to Finland and ambassador to Italy in tne middle Maxim lirrinofr, former for- eign" minister, and Alexander Troy- anovsky, ambassador to the TJnitec States, he took his place in 1938 as a foreign policy adviser to Sta- lin's powerful central committee o- the communist party. Then, without advance nonce, Prof. Stein showed up in the Bronx as chief adviser to poker-faced, non- communicative M- Gromyko. Since the Soviet walkout on the Iranian issue last Wednesday he has been nis government's chief pamcipan in United Nations activities, sittini in the committee of experts which is drafting new procedure rales for the council. cmzMP (Conttmiett irom rront Paze-> to do our full share in the world and said the responsibilities of Canada now were "greater than ever before." "There is- too little, not too much, national pride in this country- We are part of a great commouwealtn orEanization that has been an ex- ample to the world, and we nave every intention of remaning a part anil of helping it en to greater ana better things." In the best sense, the Canadian citizenship biH was an "act ot faita in ourselves and in our country. "It is not enough to be a gooo Tyuenose" or a good Ontarioan or a good Albertan. Sectional differ- ences and sectional interests must be overcome if we are to do our best for Canada and the only way this can be done is through encour- aging a feeling of Canadianism. -Citizenship means more than the right to vote; more than the right to hold: and transfer property: more than the right, to move freely pnoer ship wartime deserters and when Mc- Coy's special case was noted. Cana- dian authorities immediately ap- sroached the United States embassy jere and steps were being taken to provision for suca. cases. Meanwhile, the soldier was on ex- tended bail and his case soon would end in a favorable CHANGES APPROVED OTTAWA, April 3. Cv Two major changes in Veterans land Act were approved by the veterans committee of the com- mons. They will be put into effect bv orcer-m-comrn. "As outlined by Veterans Minister Mackenzie, they would: 1. Give the minister discretionary power to give the act's benefits veterans of both, great wars still owe money ttoe Soldiers Settlement predecesso: after the First Great War. 2. Provide a greater measure o canital assistance for purchase o equipment and livestock and less for land, and allow veterans to pur chase livestock and equipmei: the act for use on. rented privatelv-purchased land. The first, Mr. Mackenzie benefit veterans o wars who are unreasonably bosfa excluded from, the land act under which veterans are settled on farm. and small holdings. The second would be ofjsarticulaT help in planning for lc ha _ A new problem might arise in countries where production would be stepped up to a much higher level the pre-war level. Ssere was danger of an ultimate unmarketable surplus leading to av collapse of nrices and an economic crisis similar to conditions of 1929. Es organization, sought to plot a ong-range program. Repeal Trade Disputes Act, G.B. LONDON, April poli- tical dispute which has agitatec public caision in Britain for most 20 "vears ended in the notise of commons last night when the Labor majority, by a vote of 349 to 182 gave third reading to a bill re- pealing the trade disputes ADMISSION (Continued from Itont PaeeJ fore the commission ss well as a number of exhibits connected witb he testlmonv. fie, then adjcurnec he case unta nest Tuesday at nu C-S.T.. to study it. Mr. Cartwright quoted, one bit of; evidence given by the accused. He quoted MazeraS. forme- Ra- tional Research Council engineer, as saving-ia evidence that his "first in- clination'' was to deny las pare in the network. Mazerall had been, ad- -tised by police to admit his part and had later testified "I have done his part. He had testiSed. too, that "I re- grec my part in it" and that have endeavored to give all the in- I could" to the commis- had testified, as weU. that "the only person wio gave 01- recs evidence againsc me- is jas rnan Lunan. the only one I sac. any contact with." COMMITTED FOB TRIAL Cant. David Gordon Lunan, 30, former Canadian, information offi- cial, was committed for trial a'short while before bv the magistrate on six charges under the Secrets Act. act 1927. The act, passed by a Conserva- tive government, made general strikes illegal, forbade civil servants to 'Oin trade unions, forbade civil servants' organizations to_ become affiliated with the Trades Unions Congress and the Labor party anu provided that if trades union mem- bers wanted to contribute to the union's noliticsi funds they hac, to "contract that is, specify their willingness to do so. formation I gJQTI eged head of a cell of ,ve Included Mawr- allegeQ a. to ha' He is the agents said aiL ISr. Cartwright brought up Mazer- become necessary because of rising all's statement to back up a con- land prices which meant too much of the ceiling was being eaten ut> for land alone. To increase that ceiling would onlv encouraze tbe rise. message in replv to council inquiries of last Firday 'was submitted offi- cially on behalf of his government. He submitted it through Secretary General Trygve Lie. CONTIXXJES BQTCOTT Mr. Gromvkos chair was vacant, i as he continued his boycott ol all council discussion of the Iranian j question. Russia's response none- theless saved the council from the potentiii etnbarrassment. which many feared, that one of its strong- est members might snub it by re- fusing to reply. M. Gromvjio's answer was urief. The central question of the coun-1 WARNING (Continued from Front Page.) ports for half her food, because of cuts in feeding stuff rations. SUGAR BRIGHT SPOT The ody 'sight spot is sugar. The j outlook for the future is more fav- orable and vear may prove the low. point for sugar supplies. The report, added that the Wash- ington Mission, by rood Minister Sir Ben Smith last month, was made against a background of scarcity. "The' main object of this mis- sion." the White Paper said, "was to discuss with the other members of the combined food board the current position in regard to wheat and rice, to devise methods of en- suring that maximum csantitses were procured and exported from the supplving countries, and to sec- ure the most satisfactory distribu- tion of these two foodstuffs for the remainder of the first half of 1945." WHEAT DEFICIT LONDON'. April Cable.) H. Mclvor. chief commis- sioner of the Canadian Wheat Board today told the emergency conference on European cereals that wheat supply for the pe- WOCASEK ACQUITTED EDMONTON, April ter Wocasek, 31-vear-old Stony Plain resident was acquitted of a charge of manslaughter in Alberta supreme court Tuesday but was convicted of driving so as to en- danger -DUblic safetv and was given 0 al.cn a one VSSSA to si was ordered not to drive a vemcle for two vears. Wocasek was tried bv Mr. Justice S. J. Shepherd on a" of manslaughter arising oat of the death of Mrs. Margaret Holm, killed by Wocaseks trues on conception of Japanese general. His fluent he spoke with a pronounced British and his "suave naanner with foreign- ers set him apart from the ran of Japanese militarists. A man of acquaintance with British and American wavs, he once described himself as a "general who "did not like war." Newspapermen described him as jovial, frank, and without the jit- terv self-consciousness character- istic of most officers. WHITEHORSE fContiaued from Front Page? of Germany. It was Gen. Hoge who command- ed the capture of Bemagen bridge crossing the Bhine. Ee will de- liver the first address at the cere- nionv. GUARD OF HOXOR A guard of honor will be com- posed of 25 members each of the United States and Canadian armies. 25 of the R.C.A-F. under a United States officer. A detachment Oi Boval Canadian Mounted Police will be under command of Inspec- tor H. H. Cronkhite. Actual transfer of the highway be enfcted by having a squad- ron of motorized road builcmg equipment drive UD to the review- ing stand fcy American- drivers where they will be replaced by Ca- nadian drivers. A mUitarv band from tne 13th district depot at Calgary and a gnmo of pioers from the Calgary Highlanders'will be present to fur- nish appropriate music. In an" interview at Winnipeg yes- terdav Gen. McNaughton said ex- tensive work will be conducted this summer throughout the Yukon and the north. He said the Royal Canadian Air Force during the summer will mag thoroughly areas of the Yukon ana British" Columbia as well as most 01 Canada's north country. "With the Alaskan highway ana northern ainsorts at our disposal, the immense'weaith of the country now may be surveyed." In Canada Seen STE. MAKIE, April Strike votes in all major Canadian Congress labor Steel Workers' Union locals protesting government authorization of price increases and supporting1 C.CX. wage de- mands were predicted last night by C. H. Millard, national director of the United Steel- workers of America Mfllard spoke to a mass meeting of Sanli Sle. Marie steelworkers which voted ia authorize tbe taking of a. refer- endum ballot by the union. The referendum would decide wheth- er the union should "lake any action, including a strike" to secure its demands of a S33.60 minimum wage for a. 40-honr week. TO TAKE STRIKE VOTE HAMILTON, Oat.. AprU A strike vote be taken in the next two 'weeks among employees of the Steel Company of Canaaa plants in Hamilton, it ivas announc- ed today bv Larry Sefton. intema- tional representative of the United Steelworkers of America GAUTHIER CHARGED PO3T ARTHUR.. April 3. 13 Emile Josenh Gauthier of Terrace, B.C., who was acquitted at Saska- toon lass Wednesday of the li- vear-old murder of Mike Pilawski, arrived here Tuesday under police escort and later appeared in mag- istrate's court before alagistrate _ Walter Russell on a charge of car- nal knowledge involving a 14-year- old girl. He was remanded without Dlea to April 10. At the time the crime is alleged to have been com- mitted. in September, 1944, he was living as Beardmore, Ont. ROSE TJNDECIDED WHEX HETJC, TAKE HIS SEAT M01STHEAL, April pqco T-ahnr-Prngresave memoer of narliament for" Montreal-Cartier, awaiting trial on charges under the official secrets act, said he is busy with his lawyers now and thac "as soon as I see "what's what" he would decide when he will taks his seat the Jaspefhighway New Tear's Eve, in the .house of commons. ___ ONT- NEGRO COMMUNITY HASN'T ANY JAIL NORTH BUXTON. Ont., April