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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1946 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE Field Marshal Keitel Tells Cftort He Is Willing To Take Responsibility KHIXELAXD GEJCMANS SEEK DOMINION STATUS A _ HERFORD. Germany, April (Reuters) AS PETIOT FOUGHT FOR LIFE macs in the Rhineland have f formed a party which seeks t TI desire to have all t dominion status within the rat witlfnirnV j? British. commonwealth for ikJv He harked his testirnoav in the region, and whose taem- By KOLAND NORGAARD NUERNBERG. April Marshal Wilhelin Keitel frankly testified today that many orders issued under his name "represent- ed deviations from existing inter- national law" that st was his a ca.mj duty "to take responsibility for j1S3S was -surprising." He ecucr of a Social Demo- what I have dose, even if "it has been wrong." The-former chief of the Gerraais. high command, one of 22 leading Germans on trial as war criminals, told the international military tri- bunal: "I am grateful to have the op- WAA of a parade grosmd command- bership has steadily increas- er in tractog his militarv career. ea since recent food ration said Hitter's call for hini 10 take cute. German sources saw. over the army high command in j The. rnavor of Oologne ana 11S3S vras -surprisuig." He denied ecitor of a Social Demo- i ever belonging to the Nazi party. crat are said to j although heaitenOd party rallies I ke leaomg figures in the I M JV mtnmn no the. in Nuernberg. He earned a beavy folder of j' documents and wore bis field mar- i' seal's uniform. i' The tribunal decided to start j hearing Keitel's case while Martm j free party of the RhinelaTsd." man prisoners of war would Canadian Soldier Faces Deportation f! On Charge Desertion From.115. man prisoners of war woaia -1X7 AA I the TJoised Ssases of j Canadian citizens suspecsed cf se- ceserters fresi the Women Testify At R.CAF. Trials I WIXIJIPSG. April ejran of the Canadian army, s served six Years overseas. Daniel J K. McCioT. 44. cf Winnipeg, and j armed forces. second generation Canadian, today j JBOKN AT aCOMCIsnE HAT j awaits tie verdic- of an irasiSgra- j McClor. com att Medicine I tiosi beard of inquiry on an order; Alta, wan; so Chicago Jn 192? I for his deportation to the ?gO laser enlisted ia she Aiaer- Stales cs a 16-year-oid eaarg e of, ieau" army, bus because ia "didn't desertion froca the American araay. -went absent Tsiiisoas Jease. The board, headed by R. N. SSun-' jje arresced and deported to roe. superintendent cf ira-; Canada as an alien. He reszraed migration. here yesterday and again in 1930, fas arrested and seE- fceanr.g defence counsel Wai- j to rsro Tears. He escaped ser C- Sewasaa of Winnipeg sum- after IS months and raarize the case, adjourned ssuieS- Canada, AURICH. Germany. April (CJP. Hartberg. fiancee of Roben Holzer. one of three Ger- with kilhng a wound- niteJy on an unrferstandiii E Is the Canadian ancy I orably daeharged lass Angass. and a IfflS to taSd force ta is Thar ir CIVFS noptors a vest- the j cine, is that it gives doctors a vest' Greeks and Jo bring Yuso- 1 interest in disease, which they on are fending the 50-Mile-Hour Speed Limit Pact Reported EDMOKTOX Aprfl ials of the Alberta, highway traffic board said Tuesday they knew noth- ing of any agreement "between the three prairie provinces to set a speed limit, of 50 miles an hour fcr cars'. lisher of the Vancouver Province, a newspaperman for more than half a century, xvas honored today on his reUremenc by members of The In discussing the nroviacial vehi- Canadian Press and the Canadian cles act. Provincial Treasurer C. M. Fines said in the Saskatchewan legislature yesterday a limit of ct) miles an hour had been agreed up- on by ths traffic boards cf the prairie provinces. The speed limit on Saskatche- wan's highways is set at 45 miles an hour during hours of darkness and SO miles an hour during day- light. Alberta's hlghv.ay laws pro- vide no speed iiraitfbw; specify driv- ers must maintain a reasonable speed having regard to highway and traffic conditions. Long Wait Ends, Prince Albert Park Lots Sold PRINCE ALBERT, April 3- long waic ended Tuesday as 26 applicants, soma of whom' had been cueueci-up for two weeks, filed on leases for suroraer cottage lots at Waskesiu in Prince Albert Ka- tional Park. 40 miles north of here. Mrs. C. M. Pmlayson of Prince Albert, who headed" the line, bad her lot- No. 1 in. less than two min- utes after the lots were thrown open for lease at park headquarters. With the assistance of two proxies, she had held her lead in the queue Marcrt. 18. It was estimated uroxies had been. paid in wages. The lots lease lor S20 annually, seventy men found Trork during the two-week wait. Welfare Council Presents Brief OTTAWA, April 3 XF Recom- mendations looking toward "a "na- tional program of social security ss a whole" have been placed be- fore Prime Minister Mackenzie King end nrovincial premiers by the Ca- nadian Welfare Council, R. E. G. Davis, council director, announced Tuesday. The brief, entitled "Dominion- provincial relations and social se- made these recommenda- tions: 1. A plan for contributory old age insurance extended to cover the whole population." gainfully employed 2. Work training to complement unemployment insurance benefits. 3. Extension of the national hous- ing act into low-rental projects. 4. Abolition of "residence rules" for social service benefits. The brief also criticizes Domi- nion proposals now before the Do- B.C. Publisher Is Honored By C.P TORONTO. April Nichols. 73-year-old M. E. former pub- Daily Newspaoers Association at the f. annual luncheon. Mr. Nichols heard Senator Buchanan, president, read a resolution of the CJP. board of di- rectors which hailed him as a pion- eer leader of the co-operative news- gathering movement ia Canada and said "his name will always be link- ed with the progress and achieve- ments of The Canadian Press." A founder of the Western Associated f Press and'its first president, he was a director for 15 years, its president in 1931 and 1932 and hon- orary president from 1936 to 1939. Comparing newspapers of his early davs in the profession with those today. Mr. Nichols said there had been a great improvement in standards by reason of the col- lective pursuit; of the ideal of im- nartialitv in news. The newspapers themselves had been influenced by the standard of impartiality they had set for CP. He called newspapermen "a fra- ternity of strong minds and big hearts" and said that if he were starting life again he -would "choose the same trail, -with the same fel- low travellers." Senator Buchanan said C.P. -was losing "one of the mosc valuable raen -who ever took part in toe or- ganization." He suggested Mr. Nich- ols use his leisure years to write the story of the beginning and eariy developBient of news-gathering co- operatives in Canada, a task for no one was more fitted. Truck Ban On Calgary To Edmonton Road EDMONTON. April on the Calgary-Edmonton highwaj- as well as many other roads and highwavs in central Alberta went into effect tocav on orders from the provincial Highway Traffic Board. The board also announced the lift- ing of bans on roads from Edmonton to Namao, Beiseker to Hanna and in the municipal district of Paint- earth. Following bans are ia effect: "Wetaskiwin to Hardisty; Edmon- ton-Holden; Edmonton-Jasper Park boundarv: Barrhead-Clyde: Carvel Comer-Cherhill: Killam-Galahad; all roads in Sturgeoa and M-D. Straihcona; Calgary-Edmonton; Red Deer-Rockv Mountain House; Bent- lev-Svlvan Lake: Lacombe-Com- peer; Wctaskiwin-WinSeld: La- combe-Rimbey; Beiseker-Nevis; Le- duc-Breton; roads in Improvement minion-provincial authorities. 101. and IJD. "No. 102. The brief said 70 was too nigh for a pension age and the means tcsi basis for assistance to persons over 65 would not represent an adequate solution to the problem of the not-so-old group. New crime role...and he's POWELL OAK TREVOR-SHIRLEY OTTO riutfI MB NMKt MKUIWM1M 2ND HAPPINESS HIT NOW PLAVC-G Soviets Training Kurd Tribesmen victims, support them becaiise we Dr. Marcel Petiot. -who is on trial ia connection with the slaying of 26 persons, gees over uisl papers -with, his defence lawyer, as a gendarme looks on in centre. Below, some of the raisceUaneous articles belonging to the murder victims are ready for use at the trial. This "pandora's box" of luggage and countless other ttcsis. was opened in palais de justice courtroom where the trial is taking Despite prosecution charges that the once fashionable a jjjjn J bl.t n-ant doctors of our own friendly j surgeon' profited by millions of francs in these deaths, no money was choice and not strangers planted on i us by the state. j "The solution is simple. In. Sweden, the most civilized county in western Europe, the private doc- tor is paid an agreed fee for keep- ing the family well throughout the vear. "Why not make it obligatory and, abolish cavment by the job ruth- lessly? found or displayed in court. This led Petiot, to howl gleefully. "See. I told you I have no; a sou." DEWITT MacKJENZlE SAYS Immorality Is Basic Problem Rehabilitation Our troubled world could profit from the lesson which Gen. Mac- Arthur has issued us calling oa his chaplains to "exert strong and di- rect moral leadership" over occu- pation troops in Japan. The soecific occasion of this move is the fear expressed by some Ameri- cans that there is "widespread, nromiscuous relationship between members of the occupying forces and Japanese women of immoral character." The general states that several times he has commended "the high standard maintained by our forces engaged in the occupation" and has "seen nothing to discount that view." Nevertheless he has acted promptly on the strength of let- ters received from. United States homes. MacArtriur has taken measures to curb prostitution and to provide the troocs with healthful recreation. But "he recognizes that these alone are noc a cure. He says moral leadership also is necessary. That is particularly impressive to one who has just returned from a Europe which is suffering ia many areas from moral and spiritual col- lapse. BASIC PROBLEM Important section of the connn- THREE OF 19 CHARGES AGAINST TUGBY QUASHED BY COURT -as exiremelv an-'-Vaa. fa MeCicy ever took oui that on Uie by j Aaeneas eazessbip papers, ytr.t favorable of his case. another wcatan. Acsie Schulte. i sister of Holzer. who said he had; been a good son and brother. She; said he had once served IS months' j, imprisonraeni for talking against j the Nazi party and that he had been anti-Hitler. Seas i Palace and Harem Verbal fireworks developed Retum to By MEL 3UFRIN" (Canadian Press StaS Writer.) findings oa eight other charg 'be promulgated later. terday at the inals when discrep- ancies were disclosed in statements concerning the shooting by Robert Holzer. Hoizer was quoted as telling the American war crirces investigators: -If I. during the excitement and under threat, really shot. I do not deny it." He was quoted as telling Can- 1 adlan officials later: -I did net shoot this man. During the first 11 was not sure Grenadiers wire quasned by the he appearea to like s general court ma--ml here today when it was shown there was no prirna facie case. Dismissal of the charges teas made after defence counsel David Golden of Winnipeg questioned evi-, deuce concerning treatment accord- ed Pte. W. H. Lynch ia the prisoner- -of-war camp at Oeyama, Japan, BE BCZ4.RDS BAT. Mass., April Cape town plans a royal welcome in mid- April fcr the Datn Rajah of Suln. otherwise Ijeat. Charles AVHUom Patterson. Buzzards Jtay soldier who spnrned a South Seas palace and IS-wo- man harem to return to his at- tractive wife. Florence, and their 14-month old son. Charles Jr. Lieut Patterson given the title. "Prince of the by the jtratefnl Snltan of Sain af- ter averting tribal warfare the Moros. Thought Murder Weapon denee concerning treatment accord- Weigal and Ossenbach, saying that j Govt. Considering Victory Day Holiday OTTAWA. April April ed to be the znurder -sreapoa. tha- caused the death of Joharsn John- son. 43-year-cld taxi driver, here i Sunday, police today are is. pcsses- sion of a large, iron bolt, j It was found bv a uoilce searca party late yesterday 70 fee: from j -te-here the body of Johnson was dis- i covered ia suburban Ttrxezio. Blood-stained, the bolt. 13-Inches long and three-quarters of an incS in diameter, was wrapped in a newspaper and tied white cord. Police said it was the type eom- rtsonly tsed in bridge buildics cr caastroction work. "It is a police chief Georze Saith, Tids thing could crash a man's sksH HSe an egEsheH. Only an amateurish. supervisory committee known as "the big four." The three charges involved theft of cigarets from 3 Red Cross par- cel, the property of Lynch; a charge of striking Lynch Dec. 24, and another that, the accused had im- properly deprived prisoners of Red Cross parcel conteats. RESTS The prosecution rested its case to- day after seven witnesses had been heard, the last of 30 called by Capt. P. W. Christie of "Winnipeg, prose- cuting ofScer. The last witness, Sgt. Howard Donnelly of Winnipeg told of the work of the supervisory committee and the punishments K ordered. to do i UiUiU J. l got along with the Japs anyway." j of the Adams said Tugby had offered a piece of chocolate, then had ordered his batman to get some raisins, during a visit at his quar- ters in the camp-hospital. "Ee went over and took them from, a Red. Cross parcel and poured them into a bowL" LIKED AT FUtST Sgt. R. W. Pellor of the Winni- peg Grenadiers testified the first six months he was in camp Tugby was well-liked by the men. He be- came disliked, Pellor continued, after the supervisory committee, of which. Tugby was a member, insti- Temperance Forces Protest Ont. Liquor Law TORONTO, April More Staf'el proclamation of a Victory Dar holi- i death, his skull fractured by a series SSdon cay. VB-Oay May 5 or VJ-Day of blows. Police hold the was not known whether the sew Deputy Coroner I. O. Fry observance would affect Remem- brance Day Nov. 11. nounced" today an an- inquest tato XAMED ASSISTANT PUBLISHER N.T. TBZES XEW YORK. April I thur Hays Sulzberger. publisher of j the New "Sork Times, yesterday an- rtounced appointmeni of Johnson's deatii wiii be heic April IS. _ TTPHOOX KEARS PHtLXPTEfES MANILA. April tyi James' with a centre velocity of 100 to 115 their Russell Wlsgfns, former editor of rrules an bear is rsovin? toward tfes I _ __ I frxlsv. the first 1 than 1.000 men and women, ia Tugby emotions visibly deed? stirrei Queen's Park Tuesday and staged j thg publisher of the Times. a. lengthy demonstration against the I provincial government's new liquor i sea frontier announced today. ent eral thought severe than necessary." Three other witnesses told the court that they would rather have been punished by, the Japs than by Tugby who was a member of the "big four." Pte. Lynch said he preferred pun- ished by the Japs- Earlier witnesses testified con- tents were taken front Red Cross parcels and given as bribes to the Japanese to keep them from telling Premier Drew and cab- pnsosers. j inet conferred behind closed doors, i Pte. Aubrev Hegg of Vancouver' leading" officials of the Ontario described an incident; when Pie. i Temperance Federation mounted Wilbur Lvnch was punished for j the wide steps on the first floor and stealing cisarets. ''It wss a kind of i addressed a crowd which filled the kangaroo he said. "They gave Lynch a lalking-to and then beat him up." the 60-foot long hali to capacity. With curiosity-seekers, crrf! ser- vice workers and some members of the legislature cranirur their necks Jtie said me ijvncn in me I or I watch the wounds to heaL ?ald Tugby cid the best he nun are in a shocking state of gen- the c COmmandanc of immorality. That is Oi mearlors of prisoners. problems of rehabUita- am dumb to be-, f ueve IST-5S3 i was tne oru> .n good 6l6n-. .j-ase the scene, hundreds of women ia the crowd started singing hymns r AC Question by ..onward Christian j a after the delegation arriv- So far as prostitution is concern- j ed. we've been hearing plenty about that from the Allied zones of occu- pation in Germany recently. This problem in the reich is aggravated by the fact that Hitler deliberately schooled the younger generation in sexual the girls that it was their duty to bear chil- dren out of wedlock to provide sol- diers for their country. However, the sex problem is far from beins the only one, for the whole moral fabric of Germany and some other countries is punched full of holes. Hitler deliberately debased his people so that they would follow Mm in his program of slaughter and conquest. The bright spot in this dark pic- ture is that there still are Germans, like the famous Past Keimoelier, who recognize that moral recon- struction is essential to recovery. Thev arc voices crying in the wil- derness, but they are a determined lot and are joining their efforts to! those of occupation authorities. j _whose cigaress were j quola too He tried to get i tbem to give us more to eat." said once when the Japs were pun- ishing him that Tugby joined in and slapped him too. He added: TWO RATS "There were two rats in the carnp and they were Tugby and Cpl. (Acting Sgt.) John Hugh Har- vey of the Royal Army Medical Corps was senior hospital orderly in the camp. An all-British court martial last week acquitted him on 19 of 28 charges involving incidents in the camp at Oeyama, Japan. The W David Golden, defence attornev. asked Plegg how the men obtained news of the war and was told that on of them would steal a Japanese j paper and turn it over to someone like Tugby who would translate it. "Was there a certain amount of risk in having a Japanese paner around you in asked Mr. Golden. Flegg replied. He agreed the distribution of news helped morale of the prisoners. Giving Cocktail Bill a New Priority Rating For Men Now Overseas (Delay Inquiry Into Disaster At Soccer Park TORONTO. April ing a protest against the cew On- I tario liquor bill. Rev. D. M. Kerr of j Rovce Avenue Presbyterian church j here walked out of "a meeting of i Toronto Presbytery of the Presby- ROXY TODAY AND THURS. DENNIS STANWYCK MORGAN TEHRAN, April KnrdLsh Chieftain has reported that Russian technicians hare arrived at Sanjbnlagh (Meh- abad) in northwestern Iran to train Kurdish tribesmen for what he termed a "general drive for a free KnrdisUfl.T' LAGrARTHA SEEKS FOOD FROM ARGENTINA) ROUSING ROPE OTTAWA. Apnl headquarters today announced a new priority rating for the repatria- tion of Canadian soldiers overseas who are eligible to attend educa- tional courses, including summer courses, at Canadian universities. _ An announcement said the new the United Nations Relief and Re- j arrangsmen; followed the closing of habilitation Administration, last, Univcrsitv at Leavesden. near night announcea the opening of which "had provided facili- WASHINGTON. April H. LaGuardia, director-general of terian Church in Canada just be- fore a. vo-je on the protest resolution j on Tuesday. The meeting adopted the protes; i motion after his departure, "We don't know anything about the legislation." Mr. Kerr declared. "I i believe it will mean a decided im- i nrovcment. You should come out i lo my community, where, bootleg- I gins pots on day and night and BOLTON, Lancashire. Apnl 1 stand by and watch HIT NO. 2 'C.P. official inquiry J into the disaster at Bamdea Park has Later he said he spoke his raind., 'et the cliins fall where they '.....the Adjourmnent came after a week's session at walcix the highlight was j the voluntary admission by a wit- acccin' am not a 'drinking man. but I i being asked to take a oa something which will have ijonaon. wmcn riaa proviaea lacui- thoir rnv already i i I Uil ness that he opened the gate to -5r0rfeed out before anv ac- through which 300 spectators forced j curate opinion can be gentine foreign minister notified j To obtain the priority a soldier must furnish his commanding of- that he j Stoke City soccer game. The hemp leaf is used as an in- i his embassy here that he would re- tosicant in India, and is known as Scene an U.N.R.RJi. a_ccrit-d i StJ- J: i Charged By F.B.L Sayre. diplomatic ad- visor in Montevideo Uruguay, was j sent immediately to Buenos Aires. be re- RUSSELL APPOINTED EDMONTON, Apnl jamin Russell, director of water re- sources for Alberta, has been ap- pointed provincial representative on the prairie provinces' advisory water board, it was announced to- car. He will present Alberta's case i on" the use of waters available to j all three of the prairie provinces, j j under an agreement recently' reached by the three governments, j Killers Escape, One Recaptured OCT OF REACH Crook. Prestwick cotton The song of the said yesterday he became t so high-pitched t! the density of the crowd! cannot record it. and sought to leave wjth his 12-: so De re- ycar-old sen. to begin He found a gate in J the fence which he opened easily j i a key. j He asked a bystander to shut the gate as they left, but there was a j sudden rush by those outside, and I when he looked around people were i jammed in the opening. I j S Is ears f Berthel Alexander ilcKenzie. has been picked up by F.B.I. agents and held on charges of broadcasting L.D.S. LEADER DICS i SALT LAKE CITY, Apn! i WASHINGTON, April D. Medley, one of two convicted slayers who escaped early today from the death row of the District of Columbia jail and fled in guards' uniforms, was captured eight hours later. The other fugitive. Ear! Mc- Farland, remained at large. The -M-year-oM Medley, impls- Fred Rose Trial Likely April 13 MONTREAL. April trial of Fred Rose, Labor-Progres- sive member of parliament for MontreaJ-Cartier, has been tivciy set for ApnJ 13. it wss learn- i r _ 1 to m the deaths o. a't the offlce today. mis WAR ASSETS SALES OTTAWA. April H, Berry, president of the War Assets Jap propaganda to Australia. He Corporation, told the commons war denied the charges. McKenzie is a j expenditures committee Tuesday British subject and stowaway on j thai gross sales for the fiscal >ear the Flying MISS, which docked re-! ending March 31 totalled "well over for more than 10 years and a life- j were left locked "in a.iairs.diec vhtu two escaped.1 Rose.'charged with violation of They let themselves down from the the official secrets act by giving poof of the three-storey jail on a information to Russia and with rope of twisted sheets, stole a car j conspiracy, is free on bail. and drove away, police said. Medley was found guilty of killirg Mrs. Nancy Boyer after a poker game in her apartment March 6. McFariand was convicted of the rape-siaym? of Miss Dorothy pending trial In the court of king's bench. DUTCH INTRODUCED TEA Tea was introduced into Europe cently in Oakland, Calif. Bernim. 18-year-old I worker, Oct. 5, government I from the Orient by the Dutch, in 1645. Weekend KWSPAPLRl iWSPAPfc.RI ;