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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, APRIL THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE nPTEEIt U.S. Engineers Review Canadians In Alaska Road Ceremony WH1TEHORSE, Y.T., April I squadron of motorized road' building equipment was driven be- fore a reviewing stand by members of the United Sates army riangHian army jaen drove the vehicles from the stand at a clear- log on the Alaska highway two lailes fixan. Whitehorse. This ceremony symbolized the transfer to the Canadian govern- ment section of the Alaskan hsgh-: teiepboae lines and airports I constructed by the United States govenanear as a war since the spring of 1342 when ihe threat of an invasion by ihe Japanese was liaminent. 3 DistjagtMsfced military and civil I representatives of die United i Siates and Canadian governments stood in the reviewing stand. They included Hon. Ray Atheiton. United States ambassador to Canada, and Hon. A. G. lU. McXaughton. former- ly Canadian representative on the ioint defence commission and now representative on the United Na- tions atomic energv commission. Sir. Athertoa in formally trans- ferring the road to a Canadian jurisdiction said the highway "compares favorably with any good gravel road anywhere." Gen. McNaughton disclosed !n his address that the road will continue "for the present" to be operated by the Canadian army as a military road but will be opened up for civilian traffic as soon as possible. Additional at the cere- mony included: Minister Mac- Kinnon. Jj. H. Phumey, special Canadian commissioner for north- wess defence projects: A. M. Camer- on of the privy council secretariat staff; Capt. George Black. Progres- sive Conservative member ol the house of commons for Yukon; and Coi, E. T. Snow, officer command- ing Military District Ko. 13. Portsmouth Is To Be Rebuilt Haldeman, Maynard Head S.C. Convention RE3GINA. April ism. Fascism. Nazism, and socialism are all in the same totali- the Social Credit As- sociation has and will continue to Sgixt against such organizations, Hon. Solon E. Low, national leader. American Maj.-Gen. G. V. Henry, chief Americas military on the joint per- manent board of defence; 3Aaj.- Gen. M. Eoge; Admiral Greer; CoL C. M. Clifford, officer com- manding the nonhwesr. district of ihe sixth service command; Brig.- f Gen. Dale Gaffney and others. j Gen. Hoge commanded the first i United States army engineers to! arrive at WhJtehorse !n the spring of 1942 acd had construction of the highway well under way when he was transferred to the European theatre of war during the invasion of the continent. The guard of honor the trans- fer ceremonv included 50 from the United States army and 25 from the Canadian army. A de- tachment of R-C-itP. under In- spector H. H. Cronkhiie attended. A military band from Miiitarv Dis- trict No. 13 depot at Calgary and a group of pipers from the Calgary Highlanders provided the music. Muskox Group Splits In Two WELLS, N.W.T., April reaching the Musk- ox expedition base camo here dis- close the 10-snowmoblle moving force has been split into two groups. Capt. R Vaaghan Stewart of Campbsiiton. N.B., and Riviere du LOUD, Que_ intelligence officer with the "expedition, left Dismal Lake with five vehicles for Port Radium. 100 miles away. The remainder, un- de1" the moving force commander, Lt.-Col. P. Baird of Montreal, were scheduled to follow later. During the Dismal Lake stop, sup- plies were replenished by eircrafr. Since leaving Churchill. Man., last Feb. 15, the snowmobiles have cov- ered approximately half the mile trip to Sdmonton. "Covered, Wagon" On Long Trek To North Alberta LONDON, Ont., April bulging, second-hand "covered wagon" left here Thursday on a strange adventurous journey for a destination miles away, far up in northern Alberta. The pioneer spirit persuaded Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Dafoe to head westward with their family of four, all under 12 years ot age, in search of a new home. Carrying a. shotgun, a handful of fish hooks, canned food and an oB stove, they boarded an old motor van, used for years by a London pacer box companv. and started out today bound for a few acres of land near Newbrook. Alta., 70 miles _ '-There thev will clear their farm from" a forest. Because they will be virtually on their own through hundreds of miles of "unsettled north country. Dafoe has eouipoed the truck reserve gasoline a water supply and plenty of food. Feared Germans Might Tunnel Under Channel DOVER, Kent, April (3D Guessing at means Germaav might hare used for an attempted inva- sion of Britain included, speculation troops would tunnel their' wav under the English Channel and j burse out simultaneously in an area j seized a few hours before bv tiara- chute troops. From 1941 until the Invasion dan- ger passed, teams equipped with elaborate listening devices mam-, tained a 24-hour vigil in. disused j tunnels and specially-constructed i shafts in the Dover area. Jistenli-2! for any sounds of subterranean. boring. Income Tax Form In Easter Style MONTREAL. April in- come tax form all dressed up in Easter finerv has been uncovered by R. P. I. Morton, Montreal account- ant.' Thumbing through Income- tax forms at his office, Mr. Morton came across one superimposed by some nrinter's mistake with gaily colored Easter greetings, rabbits and all. A white cross with Easier lilies covers ihe section telling married persons with seven dependents what to do. An Easter bunny carrying "an Easter message to my sister" appears over the "single, three dependents" deoartment Kear the end of trie form, where taxpavers are told how to compute their "tax. is a gay, green-ribboned kewpie doll with the-message in big, sprawling letters: "Happy Easter, sweetheart." Balanced Budget In Good Times Canada's Object OTTAWA. April must direct her fiscal policy to- ward a balanced budget in good times if a major economic upset is TO be avoided. Finance Minister Dsley told a Trades and Labor Congress delegation Thursday. Mr. Ilslev, with Prime Minister Mackenzie "King, Labor Minister Mitchell and 14 other members of the cabinet- met the delegation, headed by Percy K. Bengough. Ti.C. president, to receive an an- nual submission on. subjects con- cerning labor. The Congress brief had asked continuation of both price and wage controls but with modification of restrictions on wage increases. Re- ducdon in income tax exemptions were also urged; Mr. Mitchell said wage and price control Itad been of greater benefit to the working people than acy pol- icy ever adopted by a Canadian government. Desnite the controls some S220.000.000 had been added to Canadian payrolls apart from cost of living bonuses. BT JOHN DAUPHIN1 {Canadian Press Staff Writer.) PORTSMOUTH, England. April of two new satel- lite towns to cut Portsmouth's pop- ulation bv one-fifth and a 25-Year. I said addressing the opening session schecie for 1 of a three-day convention of the rebuilding- the blitzed city centre are I Social Credit Association of Canada main factors in the post-war plan- j here Thursday. ning of this centuries-old royal navy j Six provinces. Saskatchewan. Al- base. jberta. Manitoba. British Columbia. Froaj Portsmouth's popu- j "Ontario and Queoec have repre- lation trill drop to a maximum of sentatives attenoing the coaven- 205.050. A to-a-n of 35.000 will bejtion. at Jjeish Park, near Havant. Dr. J. X. Halceman, Regina. presi- northeasi of the city, and another j dent she Saskatchewan Social for 15.000 or so around Waterloo s credit League, and Hoc. Lacien and Purbroofc. a bit farther west- j Marnard. attorney general in the 90.000 lived in older rec- Alberta government were elected tions of the Portsea Islar.d joins chairman for the convention. self-contained- communities J A. RathweU. Sadbury. and H. S. managed to get a whole said the verger, "bv using your name." KING ZOG'S SUITS (London Spectator) wear) are to follow as part of the uncouponed and much-to-be-oa couraged export trade. So that is all happxlv cleared up. And as for the Times' assertion that pieces of luggage west too, i1 latest official estimate at the Australian wheat crop is bushels, compared with a crop of 52 million bushels last year. Estimated State yields are: "Vic- toria, bushels; South Aas- tralia. bushels; Western Australia, bushels; sponsor, JBOK be IOC TMODI old or more. Members pay dues at 25 acorns A year. These acorns are planted in the live oak nursery at Southwestern LcuaSana Institute. The sponsor, or of a of the society vouches for the history and of the tree, and remits arc guarantees its preservation. All interesting; provision of the society's constitution states thas "members shall cot be white- washed." Nichols, Edmonton, were elected to act as joint secretaries. Lrma Votes For Beer, Metiskow Turns It Down The facts concerning King Zog'sjis rejoined indignation that they matter a stiver f there were only 136 pieces between to being straightened 119 people. The party, in short, Queensland. 7500.000 bushels, Sew out. The Times, it will be remeai- i travelled virtually in what fc siood South Wales, taishels. bered. stated unequivocally one day I up in. j Thirsy million bushels Trill be last week, that this former sovereign, I made available as stock feed, and who had just left Etegland. had or- "By the jade Badda of Temple 1 will be ratioced for another dered thirty suits of clothes while Shan Chi. honored friend ray year for dairy Digs and poul- here. j heart." said the Chinese business 1 try. A large be mcSsd society's membeiship JMW That seemed to raise questions i man, "I haie lent a irickv man- i for export. f numbers hundreds of venerable of which thirty suns darin la Canton street Mexi- j trees- A junior branch has been, required someone asked can trade dollars, and he has not "Now be sure 'o write F-aia oa formed for trees that have nca a. receipt. "What shall I j those the farmer to breached the century marie. the "which is for the The of the soeiaty Is -Write sternly and demand the horse, and which 5s for me. I don't! the Locke Breaux cak at Hahn'riQe, payment of the 4.000 silver j want anything to happen ;o that near New Orleans. This great oai suggested his friend. fcorse before I ges all the hay cut." is 75 feet high, 35 feet in garth, and. -But. -most careless listener, it coupons altogether, leaving a. gap was only 2.000 pieces." SOCIETY OF TREES of 358 to account for. However, :he he will JrdigaaiKly Natural History Magazine! Jate monarch's nephew now ex- tell you so. Thai wd serve as your One cf ;he ciost asso- plams that only five sws K130 i ciations in the world is the have "been taken out of. Sana Live Oak Socletr, Those England, though other "suitings" AUSTRALIAN WHEAT CKOF ail are trees. Sir Stafford Cripps is in tfce Eouse of Commons. His answer was that the ex-king had been granted 242 coupons in the ordinary way and 100 plus 80 in special is- sues. But thai only makes 422 (which apparently is what ex-kinzs (Australian ICews Letter) Each has a spread of 166 feet. Most historic of aH. perhaps. the Versailles oaks, a grove of TO ssagEiflcent trees which originally forznsd an anvenue leading to the m- Versailles plantation residence. This grove -was the scene of the have a hvLman of Sear Orleans in 1S15. will be built on land cleared o: buildings by German bombs in raids that rivalled for violence the in- discriminate attacks on coventrv Sa tae Midlands. Pcrtsswuth. on the English chan- nel near Southampton, was one of thfe first English io submit Its reconstruction plans for approval by the ministry 'of town and countrv planning1. Where slum, dweHlnes now lie in EDMONTON. April bombs did a removal: option voting at two Alberta points job the city had beei planning for! Village of Irma. and the a, will be modern j Hamlet of op- office buildings, stores and apart- posite decisions, ratepayers at Irma! merits. j voting in favor of selling beer by The 19th century Guildhall a 1 the glass and the Metiskow rate- stone shell gutted by fire bombs will payers against it. be restored as a civic recreation cen- H- A. Andison. of tne ire its old function as citv hall iative Assembly, announced taken over by fine new office blocks fronted by a civic park. But there will be no replacing scores of famous old buildings .de- stroyed by the enemy. Seven thous- and buildings were destroyed. 80.000 suffered damage. The two principal shopping centres were almost wined out in 67 raids. Civilian casualties ivere almost 1.000 killed. "We hope we can put up new buildings that In future centuries will J3e worthy successors to the said a Portsmouth city official. Gloria Won't Let Mama Suffer NEW TORS. April verijal clash between Mrs. Gloria Vanderbilt and her daughter, Mrs- Gloria Stokowski. entered a new stage todav with Gloria. Jr.. de- claring that "under no circumstances will mv mother suffer mirations due to the'lack of the necessities of life." "I have natural filial regard, for my Mrs. Stokowski said in a statement. "Our nresent differ- ence it not. oa my part, one based on monev." Mrs. Stokowski recently termin- ated a yearly allowance to day balloting at Irma favored the grantins of a beer by 77 votes to 66 at Metiskow rate- payers voted 101-97 against the granting of such a license. Even though Irma residents voted in favor of a beer parlor, application for a license to operate it still must be authorized by the Alberta Liquor Control Board. One other application for local option vote has been received by the Provincial Government from resi- dents of Robb, in northern Alberta, but the date of the vote has noc yet been fixed. ANEUR1X BEVAN REPORTS DEFECTS IX HOMES LONDON, April Minister Aneunn Bevan said in the house of commons Thursday he was glad the lend-lease shipments of American-built prefabricated houses stopped last September because of some UESDecified "defects" in their construction. her mother and suggested her mother find a job. She said she use the money to aid "blind children and to help feed children are homeless many countries." INNOCENT MAX FREED OF LIFE TEKM FOR MURDER CANON CITY, Colo., April Hamby, 29, was pardoned Thursday and left Colorado peni- tentiary "a free man, more than six years after he began a life sen- tence for murder. The pardon was granted on the recommendation, of a special commission- appointed to investigate the case. Governor John Vivian sscd Hamby evidently was "erroneously of killing George T. Carnes, Walsecburg fill- ing station operator, during a holdup June 22, 1937. LEFT HAND CORNER (Continued from Front Page.) trie mixer. And, so it is said, some i of the town ladies are making but- I ter easilv and efficiently by using __their electric mixing machines in i In lieu of old-style churns. Husbands, we imagine, -will not be recklessly inouisitive as to hpw they do it so long as there is butter for -the morning toast. Like "rolling your churning your own butter in these times of rationing is a saving grace. A young and nervous clergyman j was about to preach his first ser- mon. He stood in the vestry finger- ing his collar and wondering if his hair was tidy. He noticed there was no aiirror on the wall. "Could you get me a he whispered" to the verger. 'Til do my said ihe man. The young "clergyman waited pa- Presentlv the verger returned with something under his coat. "I Garden Dig Ditch Under 90 Feet of Water 1, April t ers are digging a ditch on the bed of Burrard Inlet under as much as 90 feet of salt water. Dr. E. A. Cleveland, chairman of the Greater Vancouver water board, disclosed Thursday. Believed to be the first attempt to dig a ditch in such swirling and eddying waters as those at the Sec- ond Narrows section of the inlei, ihe project was planned as a means of carrving pure mountain water j by pipeline to Vancouver. Because of the treacherous water conditions, the divers and machines work only a few hours each. day. Claimed Albert Of Belgium Murdered, Col. Hutchinson Dies LONDON, April