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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THUKSDAY, APRIL 4, 1946 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE ford. Alta B.C Vaccination Centres Jammed VANCOUVER. Apnl dreds of persons flocked to vaccina- tion centres in Vancouver again to- day u immunization against small- t pox continued. Supplies of vaccine ran low last night alter more than persons had received protection yesterday against the disease that has struck j the Seattle area after being carried! from the Onent by returning ser- vicemen. However, a new shipment arrived by air today and vaccinations will be continued at 11 immunization centres throughout Greater Van- couver. Dr. Stewart Murray, medical health officer, said ihe pub- lic response to the immunization program feas been satisfactory. Unofficial essimates are that to 13.000 persons have been nated in Vancouver in the last week at public centres alone. It was im- possible to attempt any estimate of the number who might have been immunized privately by their own doctors. Toll of the "Washington state epi- demic stood at six dead. There are 24 current cases in the state. Former Managing Editor Edmonton Bulletin Passes EDMONTON, April One- time cireus press agent and manag- ing editor of the Edmonton Bulletin in 1923, J- R. Woodnng of Hatton- TWO RENOWNED NAVAL AIR SQUADRONS BASED ON CANADA'S NEW AIRCRAFT CARRIER Planes of "Warrior V Air Squadrom Onus Rests With Sask. Employer died in hospital last being admitted suffer- attack, Peoria, I1L, he ia newspaper work, m Winnipeg during the FJrst a ranch 100 Says Would Like To Merge With General Public CALGART, April nese-Canadians realize they should no longer congregate in one prov- ince or district as they did in Brit- ish Columbia before the war. and If permitted, they would merge themselves with the general public, Miss H. D. Bartling of Leihbndge told members 3f the Category Min- isterial association here Wednes- day. Miss Bartling is a church com- munity worker and has been work- ing among the Japanese in Southern Alberta. CENSUS PROJECT WASHINGTON. April 4. Dr. Halbert L. Dunn. s_ecretary- general of the Inter-American Sta- tistical Institute, announced Wed- nesday a simultaneous census of the 22 countries in western hemisphere has been set for 1950. Mr. Dunn, Tfho also heads the United States census bureau's vital statistics divi- sion, called it the "greatest census project in history." DEWITT MacKENZIE SAYS Black Markets Big Factor In Hunger Crisis We are hearing a great deal about the plague of hunger which is sweeping Europe and Asia but cur- iously enough little is being said about one of the chief contributing black-market. It's one thing to talk about elim- inating black-market and quite an- other to knock out these insidious institutions which work by stealth and traffic on the weakness of hu- man nature. Still, they can be large- ly hamstrung by vigorous measures, as has been demonstrated by coun- tries like Britain arzd Switzerland. European black-market sare a vital matter to ihe western hemis- phere as it embarks on a relief program. Food is scarce the world over, and we have a right to as- surance that- our contributions won't fall into the hands of the racke- teers either directly, or indirectly by replacing foreign countrVs indigen- ous supplies so that the black-mar- kets can grab them. WE CAN'T DELAY Black-markets or no black-mar- kets, we've got to send aid to hun- grv countries. We can't delay until these illegal markets are wiped but we can insist taas gotemments inaugurate drastic measures big fines and imprisonment against these leeches. Take the case of our French ally. As we send our food-ships to France we have every right to note that, short of stocks, black-markets are while her legitimate markets are booming in everv part of the coun- trv. As a matter'of fact. France is one vast black-market. Even school children are acting agents on a large scale. The situation Is staggering. The unhappy housewife starts out with her shopping bag and book of food coupons. She stands for hours in a long oueue and when she finally reaches the counter of the shop it probablv is as bare as old Mother Hubbard's cupboard But curing her painful progress she has to run a f black-marketeers. They! and mutter the comer of! their mouths: "Want some beef" "Want some "Want some REGINA. April employers 1 will bear the of proving employees were not dismissed for union activity under i to the province's trade vision act! given tnird reading by the iegisla- :ure at its morning sitting Wednes- Say. Previously the onus was on the employee to prove he was fired for 1 union "activity. The amendment, amcns eJght s measures given a firal reading, pro- iides that -anere a laucn member! is dismissed and it is alleged by tna trade union he was discharged foH union activity, the ernpkner or his) agent will be presusaed to have dis-1 criminated against the Corker "tin- j less the contrary is I Two other measures read a tnird. .rViU time policies for improve-. U.N. Is Official Abbreviation United Nations YORK. April Tfcft official abbreviation of ihe Cnst- ed Xa'jcnc is U-X.. says Ben- jasua Cohen cf Chile, director of the U.X. department of pub- lic iriforraaucn. Before the counczl met in Xew York last week the hstter'jo accepted form U.XO, used by assay at- tacliss of :he organization. How- ever. formal instructions were is- sued yesterday all branches that U.X. was'-o be used. Air Buildings At De Winton To Be Sold for Homes EDMONTOX April I Alberta gorerojaest has taken over i tins former air at DC Waston, 1 south of Calgary, i buildings and allocate materials for housing purposes, George ciash, director of the government's pur- Chasing agency. today. 1 Toe base has been acquired from i War Assets Corporation, and i', is expected demolition, for which tca- ders are called, wi3 gin shortly after April 15. A com- mittee is being appointed to decide upon the allocation cf the I SCE GOVERNMENT T f T Wanted In U.S. I CALCUTTA, April A law sals -aras against the government of India and toe goveromeGS of Bengal ?rov- fail-jre to supply ele- mentary necessities cf !if> "as a re- rins rot in potatoes Agrlcul- j cf Ctirne BarracKS, now the accused of health regions m Saskatchewan to oe compie-ed. ae where health facilities such as hos- piials and clinics could be set up. These a iAJ necessary for the State of Califor- to in a Canadian court Canada's new aircraft carrier, the H.M-C.S caines two naval air squad- rons equipped with latest in raodem carrier aircraft. Planes of "803 Squadron" are Seafire fighters, the sea-going version of the famous Spitfire. Equip- ment of "825 Squadron" consists of long-range i-ao-seater Firefly fighter-reconnaissance plar.es. Bota are heavily armed with cannon and are capable of carrying out; both strafing and bombing attacks. The top picture is of the "Firefly." while the "Seafire" fighter plans is shown below. Phcto. province-wine gave iza'ion scheme. legislature approved the re- port of the committee on crown coroorations -xhich recommended ai c __ I i committee on crown cor- OCCtlOn JL.allCl porations be appointed :o raake an T annual report to the house on gov- 1 etSecond given a inea- HSGINA. April Veterans j sure bv -s-hicri a S39.000 surplus in j who decide to remain in the pro-, the Kanssack disssier fund, con- i vmclal COP. gov co-op- Two naval squadrons, f among the most renowned in the navies of the British Empire, are; In March, 1342. "803 Squadron' of which, were i-Pexis-! made an epic flight from t strains of "The Bonnets of Bonn-e marching song of the Loyal Edmonton Regiment, played i tyjv i HIT No. 2 ta cedid w i to Co1- D.C.M.. commandant of Currie Bar- -scks 1942 and now returning to Edmonton on retirement leave.! "DETOUR" TOM XEAIr-.VNK SAVAGE hit. Shortly afrerwards. "825 So-oad- ron" was transferred to HMS "Ark Rojal" when dat carrier was ferryjn- Hurricane fighters to Malta When "Ark Ro-.ai" was sunX the squadron lost ail its aircraft, but none of its personnel Lieut.- J- Commander Ssmonde remained J with the captain of the "Ark Royal" until the last. Provided with new aircraft (six were all that were the squadron was based in southern England in January, 1942. in anti- cipation of the three heavy Ger- man ships, senau" af.d "Prinz Eugen" escaning up the channel from Brest, During! daylight of February 25 the ships i made their dash for the Straits of j Dover. The six Swordfish planes of fee squadron flew off to ihe attack, j Ail six planes were lost and only, five of the IS men in tneai sur- vived. The port wing of Lieut j Commander Ssmonde's plar.e torn to shreds but he refused to break off action and continued to-, ward German ships untU shot' down. i When the .squadron was re-fonri- j cd and assiqiacd to i ger" it r'cpenenced ST.S first convoy j on the Murmansk ran. The convoy; was heavily attacked by U-boats! and aircraft, but was the first large convoy to get through with "accep- table" losses Seventeen submarines sighted, but weather condi- tions made it citen impossible for the planes to carry depth charges. Many attacks were carried out. however, and one U-boat was de- stroyed and another probably oam- aged. In December, the squadron began and xmnelaying oper- ations. THIS YEAR'S ACADEMY AWARD WiXHERS FOR BEST PICTURE: BEST STAB: BEST DIRECTED: BEST SCREEN PLAY.' TILL SAT. ADDED MUSICAL TJMUSUAL OCCUPATION'S LATEST WORLD NEWS 2080 ROXY FAMOU5 PUVEJO THEATRI OVAITINE FRIDAY AND SAT. A BOY...A HORSE...and a DOG ALII Whit Tiitir A HEART-TUCONG DRAMA! HIT NO. 2 "DEERSLAYER" BRUCE PARKER LWSPAPLRl WSPAPtRI ;