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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION WeaiRef CUUUKAKBWJ ,VOL. 96. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1946 14 PAGES RUSSIA BRANDS GOUZENKO "CRIMINAL" As Russia Withdrew From Council Wave Causes Huge Damage Supports Russia Russia angrily quit the security council meeting when it lost its motion to postpone the Iranian dispute and the depleted council quickly heard Iran's charge of strong Soviet aggression. Gromyko (extreme left) rises from bis after announc- ing to the council that he was leaving that group. OtSer Soviet delegates ge; to their feec in keeping with the Russian ambassador's gesture. Today, however, there are signs the crisis is over with Soviet troops leaving Iran, and a May 6 deadline given for complete withdrawal. Fish Dinners Picked From Hawaiian Trees HONOLULU, April Tidal waves which battered Hawaii left havoc and debris be- many coast res.dents didn't have to wonder where their nest meal was coming from. The-giant waves cas; ashore thousands of fish, and some Hawaiians picked their wriggling cocoanut trees. See Need Of Immigrants Favored ------------Germans ALLIED ATTACK FOLLOWED POLISH BLITZ KEITEL TELLS MILITARY COURT Bv DANIEL DE LUCE NUERNBERG, April Marshal Wilhelm Keitel testified before international military tribunal today that only 20 dwl- including reserves, guarded western Germanv during the Polish blitzkrieg and "a French attack would have met defence." "We, as soldiers, were very much surprised that nothing took place except skirmishes between the Mag- inot line and the West he said. "Our 20 including reserves, stretched from Holland to Switzerland. Since an attack did not occur, we believed a peaceful solution was possible in the cam- paign m the west during the win- ter." SECRETS LEAK OUT Keitel, on the witness stand in nis own defence, said both Allied and sias secrets leaked out "through the close connections of the Belgian and Italian royal houses." This ne said was a factor in Hitlers war plan- ning. "We received, for instance, a-num- ber of reports that Belgium was be- ing subjected to strong pressure by France and Britain, to relinquish The Left Hand Corner... Tame Blue Crown Colony Keep- ing Warm In Japan. "W BAT! Roast Barney to ease the meat shortage? Not on jour life! He's too much of a objected Henry Osmars, Cochrane's own Jack Min- er; his wife, tao daughters and one son in unison. This outburst greeted the suggestion that Barney, their tame blue goose, would look good on a platter. Barney joined the Osmar's fam- ily in the northern Ontario town last summer, when tie was rescued from an untimely end. Osmars and bis black cocker spaniel. Curly, were tramping in the woods when, the aog ran into a nearby swamp, and disappeared. Osmars followed and saw Curly holding down a young goose, weighing about eight pounds. The bird was wounded and was weaK and very thin. After several months of convalescence Barney recovered. "When his wing healed." Mrs. Osmars said, "we kept him in a shed every night, but let him out to swim in a muddy pond near the house. We clipped his wings be- cause we were afraid he would fiy away." After more than six months Barney will readily come when called: politely .knocks to gain ad- mittance; has "acquired a costincv taste lor oatmeal, and in warm weather returns every night to rest in his pea. Bamev has curtailed his daily activities since cold weather He Is not used to temperatures. In winter months he ss a frequent visitor to the Osmars' kitchen where he makes himself at Jioine. JAPANESE CHRISTIANS fW. L. Clark in Windsor Star) neutrality. Keitel said. "Hit- ed without firing a shot and per- ler told us only a short time in ad- I haps other problems m the east vance of his final decision in the} could be solved that way. spring of 1940 to violate the Low Countnas' neutrality because he feared the Allies would leam of it through. same xoyal relations." "Still brusque. "second, flay on tne Wehnnacht lead-_ er said the Munich pact in. 1938 was" an unexpected political development thar "made ns generals extraordi- narily happy because we did not be- lieve we were strong enougn to pierce Czechoslovakia's frontier for- tifications." OPINION ENHANCED Their opinion of Hitler's shrewd- ness enhanced, the. generals had no misgivings when Germany then moved to swallow up the Czechs re- gardless of Germany's pledged word, Keitel said. When Hitler began threatening Poland, he continued, -high army officers clung to be the belief that the "Czech problem had been solv- 'We wanted no Polish war be- cause fce recognized that we were not Keitel said. "We gen- erals believed we-did nos have the means to wage.-war against Poland and joe Keitel said "the concept of ag- gressive war does not mean much to and that he never worried about preparing the German army to carrv out Hitler's conquests. "It uas our wish and will to be free cf the miltary and territorial chains of the stiff, harsh-voiced former chief of staff of the German supreme command told the international military tri- bunal trying him on -war cnrpf.s changes. Keitel testified: "A soldier is a tool of politicians. The concept of aggressive war is purely political. A soldier is not required, to judge that." Muskox Expedition Reaches "Tree Line" NORMAN WELLS, N.W.T., April Muskox expedition lias reached the "tree northern- most limit of forest growth, for the first time since leaving Churchill, "Man., last Feb. 15. A radio report to the supply base here placed the ten-snowmobile force under Lt.-CoL P. D Baird of Montreal at the southeast end. of f Dismal lake, some 55 miles south- west of Copnermine, N.W.T. The next objective is Port Radium, 100 miles further southwest. An R.C.A.F. Dakota Tuesday re- connoitred the route to be follow- ed later between "Fort R-anklm and the west end of Great Bear lake. Suitable sites for dropping supplies- to the snowmobile party were sur- veyed along the route, which follows a winter tractor trail through Blackwater lake, Port Simpson anc Trout lake. FIVE INCHES SNOW FALLS AT TIMMINS TTMMINS, Cut, April -t. Five inches of snow fell in this Northern Ontario dis- trict in less than seven hours today, rudely breskmg a summer-like spell. The Hol- linger weather bureau pre- dicted more snowstorms dur- ing the next few days. OTTAWA. April com- mons yesterday talked over the need for immigration to populate Can- ada's broad and sparsely-settled lands and agreed generally the Do- minion should open its doors only to selected groups and classes. The discussion arose during con- sideration of a resolution by H. R. Thatcher (C.Cf.. Moose Jaw) call- ing upon the government to give "early consideration to the advis- ability cf instituting a icasonable immigration program, planned m accordance with Canada's absorptive capacity, its economic needs and possibility of development." It was private members' day and supporters on both sides of the house expressed their news on the sub- ject, most of them urging selective immigration, before the adjourn- ment hour was reached and tae motion went to the bottom of the order paper with; no taken. CHOOSE FOR SKILL Mr. Thatcher urged that Cana'da's existing Immigration, laws be chang- ed from the present racial basis to 69 Persons StOl Official Death Toll !69 HONOLULU. April Property damage wrought by the Pacific's tidal waves was estimated at 510.000.000 in the Hawaiian Islands today as busi- nessmen and owners of beach cottages counted their losses. The death toll in the bUnds rose to 88 with the flndinf of five more bodies at llile. bring- icg that city's total to 58. Sixty- nine were missing: 59 of then from the island of Hawaii IA ether areas the eastern Pa- cific, 12 persons drowned. Thus, 169 persons in all mar have tost their lives- Monday's immense waves also hit Tahiti, the Aleutians. California and South America but the greatest loss of life and propertv occurred in the Hawaiian Islands. 23 CHILDREN- 3HSSIXG The search for the cluding 25 school ued by sea and air. Supplies of food anct clothing poured into the stricfe- ea seaport city of Hilo. partially wrecked as the full force of the tidal wates crashed through its funnel-like harbor. Recovery of the body of a four- year-old boy on Maul Island and Sliding of two more bodies prev- iously listed as mLgnrrF on Haual brought known dead in the islanos to 88 Gov. Ingram. M. Stainback of" the Territory of Hawaii estimated the final total might reach 100 or SEE NEED (Continued on Page Tiro.) Pope Asks World Save Starving PLANES HELD UP PRESTW1CK, Scotland, April 4 weather is holding up repatriation of the first flight of planes from the transport squadron famed j Chmthe squadron. The leading planes have reach Reykjavik, Ice- land. 150. Meanwhile the threat of pesti- Dr. Oscar Langs. Poland's dele- gate to the United. Nations' security council meetings. Is shown leaving P ARLIAMENTAR NEWS BULLETINS _RY VATICAN uri's, April Pope Pius in a broancast speech to- day appealed to the world's "con- science and sense of responsibility" to save destitute peoples from star- vation. Speaking over the Vatican radio, the Pope said the "spectre of famine rises behind tne deliberations of diplomats." He estimated that at least one- fourth of the population of the faced the "sinister menace of hunger." Two Given Life For Hold-Ups, Fight Guards MONTREAL. April Maurice Tetreau today sentenced Adoluh Karchesky, 30. and John D. Miller. 35. to life imprisonment for a series of armed holdups in Montreal, most of them drugstores. When sentence was pro- nounced the convicted rpen at- tacked their guards in the courthouse and police reinforce- ments had to be called before they could be led to the cells. "It's an Miller said of the sentence. "It is true we committed holdups in drug- stores, many of them, but we never used any violence. We were always good to our clients." lence eased on the stricken island of Hawaii with the steady InCow of foods and clothes. TRAGIC STORY- KILO. Hawaii, April tragic story of school teachers and children swept ow. to sea by Mon- day's gigantic tidal waves was told; by Miss Marsue McGuinnis of Ox- ford. Ohio. "It was 3. horrible said Miss McGuinnis. who taught at Laupaaoehoe school, where 25 chil- dren and three other teachers- are listed missing "The firsc ware came ap over the edge of the peninsula." she said. The second wave came nearer, anS then the big wave hi; the house and knocked it around_______________ "Helen, Faye. Dorothy and I were I Andrei Gromyko walkout, swirled around by the water and j the cottage collapsed. The last II saw of Dorothy she was naked and j trying to climb oa the roof of the i house, whicli was being earned :o j sea." i The teacher said she doubled that her friends were alive because they could not swim. FAR EAST TYPHOON MANILA. April United States navy aerologist today report- ed a typhoon is crossing northern Luzon and winds of "full hurricane force" prevail in the straits between Luzon and Formosa. The storm was moving at nine knots to the northwest. The aero- Say Embassy "Slandered" Russian Embassy Claims Gouzenko Indictable for Theft -Statement Issued Sayinj Reports or Russian Diplomats "Fictitious" OTTAWA, April 4 (C.P-) Issuing its first official statement in the Canadian espionage investigation, the Russian embassy today charged that Igor Gkrazenkp, former Russian embassy cipher clerk and star witness in court cases, was "a criminal." The 150-word statement charged that Gonzenko had stolen money from the embassy and "is indictable for I the committed crime in case of his return to Russia." The statement said the Soviet embassy deemed it its duty to declare that "the slanderous statements of the criminal" as well as the reports in Canadian newspapers based on the statements regarding- diplomatic members of the Soviet embassy in Canada "are completely fictitious and deserve no credit." NAME EMBASSY STAFF deserre EO crediz.- The statecaeai. sanded to The Prime Ml raster Mackenzie 33agr Canadian .Press by Xicolai Afaaa- read the embassy statement and. sie-p. bureau chief of the Tass sews said he bad so to agency, speciScally Earned C. W, j ants. WOIKIN "UP Pavlov and J. X. SroKrr as members I OTTAWA, April Jfcdg- of ihe embassy It claimed had "seen j meet was reserved ay Magistrate slandered by Gcsizesko, j Glenn Strike today in the case of Pavlov is Usted as a second sec- Mrs. Saana WoSda and argcmeafc retary at the embassv and Srctov on evidsrce began ia the preSinia- as for civilian traffic as soon as oossiblc, Gen. >Ic- Xanshton, newly-appointed Ca- nadian representative to the XJ.N. atomic enerzy commission, said here Wednesday. Addressing a ceremony conunea- orating the turning over of tne Ca- caoian section of the road to Can- ada, alonsr with other joint defence projects. Gen MeNaughton stressed that the northwest highway system, as the Canadian section of the road mrv is called, was still a gravel road through countrv largely unds- look cd and cKtical fire from both sides of the legislature Wednesday with a C.C.F. government member mov- ing an amendment to remove an entire clause from the act because- of its "objectionable compulsory features The bill, on the order paper for weeks and wiuch drew in He said it was hoped "considerable progress" woold be made during the next jear tcwara providing facilities such as hotels, gasoline stations and eating places needed before tae road can be used by tourists. GOVT- POLICY It was the policy of the Canadian government to open up the highway second reading, -would widen the progressively ts civilian traffic as government's scope to engage as these facilities were avail- OTTAWA. April com- mons voted 132-60 against an amendment at giving a six month hoist to a bill that would change Dominion Day, July 1. to "Canada Day." The amendment was moved by T. L. Church (P.C-, Toronto Broad- facts as he saw them during his visit to the station. Mr. Berry said the letter of in- struction on the W-AC. check of incoming materials was dated March 15. Asked what day. he had visited Boundary Bay and found no check The hill was moved by Phileas being made "Mr Reid produced a Cote The amendment was suoported by the Progressive Conservative and most Social Credit members. George Cruickshank (L., Fraser Vailpy) and R, W. Gladstone were the only government suoporters to vote for the amendment. The CCF. members voted with the go-.erament- K.C.A.F. SURPLUSES OTTAWA, April An argu- mnt that someumes reached heated proportions developed as the com- O5Js today diary. He thumbed through the pages searching for dates-and find- ing some muttered amid general laughter "My God, what vear is Finally he gave the dates at March 4 and 8. Mr. Heid recalled that he had re- cen'Sv discussed the matter wstri Mr. Berry and he added he hoped tne letter or instruction had re- sulted from that conversation. Mr. Reid told a member he thought n was about a week or 10 days ago when he had spoken to Mr. Berry. A recently released British pns- dlscnssed- the storage' of' R.CJVF. Mr. Berry asked Chairman Gordon -----f Hong Kong makes st Boundary Bav. B C I Isnor a Japanese Christian; he be- haves differently from the rest." "What did you give your baby for his first Christmas asked Mrs. Richards. "We opened his re- pliecl her friend, "and gave him a LEFT HAND i (Continued on Back SPAPLRl ster) said that on two days he visit- ed Boundary his o-am rid- saw no official of War As- sets Corporation making a check of tne material as it is received. J H. Berry, president of W.A.C., said a close liaison had been estab- lished with the services in checking surplus material and such a policy now was >n operation at Boundary Bay. Mr. Reid declared Mr. Berry's statement was at variance with the taken to infer that the letter of instruction had been ante-dated. As a matter of fact he did not find out that the letter had been written by the appropriate WAC. officer until he started checking up on Mr. Reid's original querj. The toot no action and in later evidence it was shown that in some cases where WAC. was unable to take custody of declared surpluses the material was housed by services. various types of insurance busi- ness. One clause would make in- surance witJi the government in- surance office compulsory for all institutions ia recesot of a provin- cial erant as a condition of receiv- j ing this grant. able. Gen McNaughton said the high- way T-as a trioute to "the skul and competence of the United NOT READY (CoaUnued on Page Two.) Motion Passes- Aussie Delegate Says Council Faflsd to Do Duty By CLYDE BLACKBURN (Canadian Press Staff Writer) NEW YORK, April a motion by State Secre- tary Byrnes of the United Stats, the security council to- day shelved the Iranian case nntil Mar the decision cune only after Australia's re- presentative had biasted Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyjto's walkout and accused the council of failing to do its (July. NINE IN FAVOK Nine of the council's 11 mem- bers voted for the Byrnes re- rotation which Is based oa RUS- SIA'S promise to the council yes- terday that her troops will ali be wtthdrauro fretn Iran by early May. Voliny for the Byrnes n- were Cfeina. The Neth- erlands. France, Mexico. Po- land, Britain, Brazil, Ejrypt aad the United States. After Iranian Ambassador Hussein Akt had stated his SOT- emment's acceptance of the de- fertneat and Mr. Brines had thanked the council members for adopting his resolution the council adjourned at aun. (XS.T. until Tuesday at 2 p-ns. i surfaces shouic oe accepted, as sss- isiactory and thai: by cgfsrriag tSus case now tte- couccil could asfc re- port on it May wcicH itse Russians should lie ons of Iran- Ccaraol President; Qao Tsi-Csi af China, said fce nooect. Iran asfi. Ksssia -weald settle an their trou- bles and. regfro lurtber dseassoa nanecessary. FINAL FIREWORKS It was CBL Hodgson. 2ery_ gra? diplomat, in the best Australian ojuon of 3- moxsniv protester, iepo adced the Snal 2revcsSs :o vat ensis-iaden case. He said M. GrtHnyko's Tvalkoat week; age had. "prejudiced Sifr -ssari. efficiency and aatbcansy of the councii." thav tne to fer :ae casa should not have aeen mace unul after fun that Iraa's complaints were being: narjdled as a political inodSES s- whole Tisai situsnon. He emphatically tnid his coi- jeagues "shis case -was a challenge ito Ae security council and in oar opinion, tiie cased act aiess hnncnec over the eeuaeS. {table as fce spoks in sharp, j sentences and when the TOSS itas j te kept his aacds finsly OR the table. Uie procseelBgs AOta was at tne council table and fee ex- pressed Iran's acceptance of "it was believed, saia tae sliget. qaist-foiced diplomat, ifcas -sitJi- crawal of Sussiau aroops -snxiaS AS New CP. Head ;McIVOR STRESSES CANADA'S i PART TO MEET FOOD SHORTAGE} LONDON1, April 4 f> F tnas even harder than before for >.oel-Baker. Bntisn state minister their fuilest ass_sunce- I intend, and chainnan of the British dele- j to press too last receiving countries, gatJon to the food conference now shall do more than they are doing under wav here, announced today to ensure that the food available to! that Herbert Hoover, now them shall be husbanded, gating European famine threats for! with greatest of care. j President Truman, is expected here MUST ERASE RACKETEERS j today. I "As a fundamental step, receiv-j On Mr. Noei-Baker's suggestion cour.rnes must a-un? out b3aci the conference unanimously agreed markets. The supplying countries; to invite the former TJniied Siates J are no; ?ivmg generously of their president to speak to tne conference food and their goods to benefit pri- j vale proateers George H. Mclvor. chief coninijs-! A Turkish spokesman reported sioner of the Canadian Wheat j that Board, told session that Can- i leave ada in three year? had exported stocks su3cient wheat and wheat flour to provide a "normal" bread ration for people for an entire year. The international food crisis R, A. Fixsess. chairman of the requirements sub-eoasnuuee of the! ease ail Iran's proKeass. si, Gromyko's cononaed absence same uate he declarsdr counted, one vote and the aasen- -T- 15 aaderEtocd iliat Use tpses- yon of Australia's W. R. Hccgscn! for the ether. IHAS CASE Mr Byrnes Basa'a's OB gage TyoJ NEWS BULLETINS FOUL1TSAS IS PREME MtNISTES. OF GKESCE ATHENS, Apnl Poalitsas, president at supreme csonctl. -was designated Thmsday as the jjdr Greek, prune mmfeter after faH agrecaient had Iseea reached Populist and National bloc Popahsi party and NalivB- alist bloc -were the leadwi; at the 31 K. HCTCHINSON DIRECTOR CCLXCKAL DETELOTaBEZPT EDMONTON. April Hutchinson, Tounj Men's Christian AssociaSion Auxiliary War Serrices far nearly five years, has been appointed director of cultural tteicleymeiii Alberta. Hon. A. J. Hooke, minister ai economic attains McKEE QITTS RATION BOARD, TAKES LETHBWlXaE EDMONTON. April Prices Board Thursday the resignation of C. G. SKpcrintemteitt of rationing for Alberta, who to assume the managership of standard Electric ana parts Co. IK Mr. McKee joined the board's staff tn JStZ. -GENERAL British OJambia of Vancouver, bad been sworn in as attarcey-seneral, the late Hen. K. L. Maitland. would have overtaken the world! food board, declared that farmers much sooner but for Canada's ef- should be "compelled" to release F. T. KER Managing director of the Hamil- ton, he added. At today's session, a speech by AU.3 iiCtKiXlK VA j r ton spectator who was named presi- Fiorello LaGisardia, recently ap- cereals committee of tiie combiried i BIG FIRE BREAKS OUT IN PITTSBCRGH, April multiple-alarm fire 'broke oat late Thursday at eastern approach, the Pennsylvania much more of their wheat than they are doing today, to help the city populations. dent of -nie Canadian Press, sue- pointed director-general of the "There is no doubt that some ccedin" Senator W A Buchanan of United Nations Relief and Rehabih- of the local retentions are far too Lethbndtre, Alta. been i tation Administration, read in his j high, and urban populations vice-president of Canada's national absence said: suffering because fanners will are ware-i vice-president of Canada's national! absence said: I suaering oecause "rmers wui no1 cews-gathenns organization, "I intend to press supplying coun- give up their he stated. spanning the Monongahela rHer. Flames by wind spread rapidly the wooden bridge Dense ctcads of obscured the scene. ALEXANDER LEAVE'S LONDON FOR CANADA LONDON, April Alexander family today took their last look at London for a Ion? mne iiej- left for SouthawpUn U board ihe liner Aqoitanta ;