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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta BRITISH BUDGET HINGES ON U.S. LOAN FINAL EDITION eather Forecast CLCAK AM> VOL. 100. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, APRIL 9, 1S46 12 PAGES FOR ST. MARY DAM IN 1946 Cut Imports SPEED PEACE MOVES If Loan Fails United Kingdom Expendi- tures Cut 31 Per Cent, Dalton Reveals in Budget April Dalton. rhancellor of the exchequer, toW th? house of commons that if the Unit- ed Stales Congress noes not ap- prove the pending loan to Britain, "we shall at once have to take restrictive measures to imports, cs- peciallv those affecting Amer- ican dollars." Presenting- Britain's first full peacetime budget since Mr. Dalion "mr bud-et has been prepared on the assump- tion that th" Anslo-American agreement will be approved." i LITTLE RETURN He disclosed that had been spent this' year on civil administration in Germany, some of it for food, and said that "so far we are getting dis- apDomtmglv lit-tle in return I "I am quite sure." he continued.; "the British taxpayer cannot and should not be excected mach loneer' to go on raying on this scale what j are. in effect, reDarations to Ger- many" j Daltoa said Great Bntam had j tilled up a deficit of S3 COO in the fiscal rear March 31. 5ut that this was less than, e-icpected. "War expenditures droo- j ped 23 per cent the rate of last year. Sir. Daitoa estimated the Years expenditure at (S17.- compared with an ac- tual expenditure for 1945-46 of He said the budget -soil not fall far short of being oalanced but de- clared flatlv thac failure to obtain the proposed OG8 000 United States loan to Britain would mean amendment of some of his calcula- tions and would entail drastic cuts In British imports. Todays midget was the second presented by the Labor government since it took oSice last July. In Kicks Car Wheel And Horn Stops After Two Hours CHICAGO. April horn in an aurocioinie parked a half block from the police sta- tion, blew and blew and police- men's tesnaers flew as tbev ex- hausted every effort to halt the piercing blasts For nearly two hours Sgt. John Mbroney was harassed by telephone calls from irate residents unable to sleep. As police gave up. Cleveland An- drew, who lives near the sracon. walked over to the car and kick- ed a front wheel. The horn stop- ped. Meet In Paris On April 25 TO FLARE FOR TROUBLE Gardiner States Government Plan Clear Slide From Tracks 40 Hours October, Mr jtcn brought down an interim budget which cut taxes somewhat. Toaay the chancellor referred to the financial year which ended March 31 as one of "transition from war to peace." BEFICIT SMALLER He said revenue for tne year was and estimated total revenue for the coming jear a: for a prospective deficit of f igure considerably smaller than most forecast heard curing recent; days. The estoiatec! de5cit represented a drop of for 68 per cent. Records established by beer, tobacco and entertainment taxes he said, beer yielding tobacco ana entertain- jsllde. raent cuty This added joi up to a total of A The purchase tax, a -war-lime de- rocjj rfcora atimen CALGART, April East-west traffic moved freelv today over the Canadian Pa- cific Railway's transcontinental line after a succession of rock slides had blocked the tracks near Field, just across the Brit- ish Columbia, boundary, for al- most 40 hoars. Workmen removed the last of about tons of rock shortly after 10 p-m., M.S.T., last night to allow 10 passenger trains with from travellers aboard and at least six freight trains to proceed. STJNDAT SLIDE First knowledge of the avalanche canie early Sunaay when an east- oound freight crasned into it The locomotive and three cars were de- railed and Conductor B. Simpson and Trainman William Blanchard, both of Calgary, were injured slightlj. A Vancouver-bound pas- senger had passed only a snort tune oefore. As further shaes came and trains piled UD on either sioe, passengers on east-bound trains held at rield were fed in the diners or in the town itself. Lack of hotel accommodation, however, forced all passengers to sleep aooard their trains, eitner in bertns or oay coaches Those aboard west-bound trains were forced to remain there be- cause mere no town on their side and no way of crossing the m the heart' Olive Branch May Be Ex- tended to Argentina, I Restore Solidarity By GRAHAM HOVEY. i WASHINGTON, April 9 I A double-barrelled drive to speed peace for much or Europe and har- i mony for the Amencas appeared m j readiness todai This, in brief, is the situation: Barring unexoected de- velopments. Foreign Ministers Molo- tov of Russia, Eevin of Britain. Bi- dault of France, and State Secre- tarv Byrnes of the United States j will meet m Fans April 25 in a i critical session which may determ- ine when the projected 21-power peace conference can be- gin. At stake are treaties which will permit full restoration of sov- ereigntv to the European countries once allied with Nazi Germany Italy, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungarj and Finland. Amencas The United States, in effect, is extending the olive branch to Col. Juan D Feron Argentina's man" and president-elect, in a bid to end two years of inter- rmt'ent bickering and restore hemi- sphere solidarity, backed up by a nan-American defence ireatv. Mr. Byrnes disclosed these new developments a; a press conference vesterday. ACCEPTED He announced that M. Molotov and Mr, Bevm had accepted his suggestion that Big Four foreign ministers meet m Paris some tao weeks hence in an effort to break over drafts of. proposd peace AC 'Bidault is expected to follow suit Mr. Byrnes has opposed postpon- ing the general European peace conference, scheduled to start in Pans no later tfian Ma} 1. Yester- day, however, he indicated post- ponement might be inevitable. Ke saia the foreign ministers would have to set the date for its opening. Canadian Rockies the track of the t ov the three slides, wcrfc- tnmmea the overhangirg while revenue duties at shale-like rock to checs; further fell short of the esti-; mate oy Income tax, which avalanches. throughout CUT IMPORTS (Cdntmueo. on Page The Left Hand Corner. Riches In spar Cruel Supersti- tion. READY TO >-EGOTLVTE PARIS April _9. ForeJgn Minister Georges Bidault of Erance saia today that his country has accepted a United States proposal for a meeting of foreign ministers m Pans April 23. A communique said the ministers also had unanimously for continuance of Anglo-French ne- gotiations on "all questions actually pending between the two govern- ments so as to prepare for the con- clusion of an alliance" Foreign Secretary Bevin of Bn- Urge Grosvenor Square Site For F.D.R. Memorial April 9 London Times proposed today that Grosvenor the United States embassv stands adopted as the site for a memorial statue of Frankiia D. Roosevelt. "The monument should be placed in the centre of Grosvenor Square and the surrounding garden should keep green forever the recollec- tion of the fraternal bonds which were forged a Times editorial sasd. tain recently readiness to announced Britain's negotiate such an Wheat Board Can Be Sued CALGARY. April The alliance. The foreign affairs commission of the constituent assembly held a lengthy but inconclusive meeting on the German problem, which France hopes will be discussed also at the meeting of the foreign ministers of Britain, France, Russia and tne United States. The cabinet today also approved the French-Chinese accord signed at Chungking Fen. 26 for Chinese withdrawal from Indo-Chma DISCUSS FRANCO REGIME LONDON, Ap-u Well-in- formed sources said todaj they believed Great had agreed to a French suggestion that the four foreign ministers who are to meet in Pans April 2a should dis- cuss the Franco regime in Spain. Wincing from pain is Jerry Mullen, 13, of Los Angeles. Calif., as Dr G E Chnstensen and nurses remove large pieces of glass from his right leg Jerry, who went to the hospital for the 15th time, put what he thought was a correct powder formula for flares into a bottle, then came the explosion. Mullen last appeared at the hospital after a 100- pound mantelpiece bad fallen on his head. Previously he had been taken to hosnital for two monkey bite wounds, five dog bites, two broken arms and four other causes he couldn't immediatelv remember. foreign office spokesman said Canadian vheat board can or j Britain had answered the French a nouse-full run of three and a half years, during which nearly three and a hasf million people have paid aooat to see it. "Arsenic and Old Lace" is being, witiidrawn at tns be sued in the ordinary courts as note, but would not saj what distinguished from the exechquer, answer was. court, it was decided in a judgment: nancea aown by Chief Judge J. W. McDonald in connection with a I cistnct court cnambers garmshee, application made fay the Rojali Bank of Canada against tne board Judge McDonald rejectee contention of counsel for the, the Erase Case From Agenda MacNicol Resolution for Inter-Provincial Board on Water Resources Talked Out Because Prairie Provinces Act Without Consulting the Dominion Welcome For Alexander; Wednesday] HALIFAX, April During- the night, the bi; trans- port Aquitania. radioed from a. position 900 miles out of Halifax that she would arrive here with Canada's new Field Marshal Alex- ander, at pm. -4LS.T. aum. C.S.T.) tomorrow. Subsequently it was learned that Viscount Alexander will receive the official -welcoming partv at pjn. and leave the ship for brief creeling cere- at 3 p-m. following __jrlucb_be -mil immediately bwud tile vice-regal train for DELAY IX ARRIVAL Heavy weather caused the adjust- ment in the amval schedule which originally indicated the- Aquitania would arnve three hours earlier. Ladv Margaret Alexander needs the hour between amval time and disembarkation to arrange for tne movement of the ton and a half of vice-regal baggage belonging 10 HIP party of 14 She also has to super- j vise the preparations for the land- j ing of her three active cmJdren Rose. 13. Shane. 10. and Brian six. their collection of dogs and t toys With a band playing lively Irish airs. Canada's new. govemor-gener-; al will leave his shin here j day dressed as beats a Distinguished; son of hat and ing- coat. i This information was siven fol-i lowing a last-minute conference at, which service officials and govern-' ment notables went over cetaiis in t WELCOME FOR (Continued on Page Two.) (By D'Arcy O'Donnell, Canadian Press Staff "Writer) OTTAWA, April Minister Glen indicated to the commons yesterday that the federal eminent and the prairie provinces are not seeing eye to eye on matters relating to irrigation, and said" he hoged some measure of agreement would come out of the Domi- nion-provincial conference. Hon. J. G. Gardiner, minister of agriculture in. charge of P.F.R.A.. also spoke in the debate, stating that S700.000 in funds from the reconstruction department, is available this year for work on St. llary dam, key struc- ture on the Lethbridge southeastern irrigation project, "BOARD OF ed out." i Xir. Glen said me federal govern- Among speakers in the irrigation rnent was "deepiv concerned" about i debate were Agneaiuire Minister the Question of "water cocservauon Gardiner; JL J ColdweB. C C on tne praine provinces and was! leader: Victor Quelch, (S.C., Aca- 1 anxious to share in solvin? the' J. G. Diefencaker (P.C., proolera. However, the pralne prov-! Hazen Argue (C C.F-, Wcod inces already had an ad- Mountain J; J A_ Bass fP.C.. Sour- visory board to study the question; E- G. McCuliougii (C.C.2, As- and had indicated they did not t J. H. Blac-eaore. {S C-. want federal reoresentation on at., Thomas Heic. Xe-w i -me ranuster said lira was ha' J. M. Dechene, (L, department's view. 1 Rev. Dan ilclvor, "This desartmess is satisSed that' a board or autnonty of some tend' is necessary to assist and advise in the administration of all j provincial waters and that the Cc- mimon is entitled to represenauon on such a board as the administra- tor of the North Wast Territories and as being responsible for m- ui reasoa of its operations uacer tae i Heiiabilitanon acs." ______sEsonmoN He spose on a resolution oy J H. MacNicol (PC. Toronto Baven-i calling on the government to consider establishment of an inter- provmcial board, on which the fed- eral go.verruneat_ would have regre- scntaucn, to study tuxn. As the provinces already had es- tablished an advisory board, Mr Glen suggested tne resolution be withdrawn. The action was not taken, however, as debate continu- ed until the aojouramenE nour and the resolution was therefore were lower than in the previous year oesmte the pnces paid. ror farm uroducts. DAM ON SASKATCHEWAN Mr. Gardiner said that in this year's estimates pnmsions -were asade to enable tne jfrairic Farni Rehabilitation Admuustration to dmr.iutds-i.rDin the reconstruc- department to undertake surrey and engineering- worJc locate a damsite on the Saskat- chewan river and that engineer- ing 7ork would continue this summer. GARDEvER (Continued on fags Two.) IDENTIFY MAN KILLED IN LOCAL C.P.R. YARDS ,i D L J the deceased reaced ic u Arthur tjernnard Canada for a numoer of years. I Coroner Dr. J. S. Wray cas order- j that no irqaest: be connected be- cause tns ceatb is a clear case suicide. The body bss bees released. _______ t for burial but no funeral arrange- Investigations by aiasbers of tne jaens have yet been completed. Letharidge citv police force havej -------_------------------ disclosed the identity of the agsdj of Scandia is Vic- Inquest PLEADS NOT GUILTY WINNIPEG, April ed with conspiring to commit a taxi holaup, Julius Buchinski, 22, p'eaded not guiltj in court here to- c'av and was remanded until Thurs- aav. P ARLIAMENTAR Y Strand Theatre in London, reports i board that, oecause it was an t the LoEdon correspondent of the Ottawa Journal Even trus is cot a last-war thea- trical record, because Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" at the Duchess Thea- tre is now in its fifth year. But the case of -Arsenic arid Old Lace" is amazing. Most actor-managers would have turned it oown flat af- agency of the crown, it couid be sued only in the exchequer court i aftT leave to sue had been OD- soughs to garnifhee the salary of; a board employee in connection! with a default judgment for S222, on a promissory I When the summons stz. ors thp hfssrii it. W2S re- ter reaaing the scnpt. The icea of a plav with 13 murders in it rnak-, 4 ing a howung nopular success in 1 tre esptenation .ha. tf Jen-old as. the two_ benevolently j three per cent and will be repaj- is simp.y irresis- f, ,5, .j .j. m 30 instalments be- OTTAWA, Apnl Finance Minister Ilsley an- nounced today in the commons the signing of an agreement by which Canada will extend a credit of to France. Mr. Ilsley said the agreement for the credit, which was an- nounced originally last autumn, was signed today fcy the min- ister, renresentmg the Cana- dian government. and the French ambassador. The largest of any credit j Uncea oy Canada under the Esport Credits Act it will bear interest of Uble. 1 ginning at the end of 1947 and end- Minister Abbott said today in the commons he hoped to be able to make an announcement within the nest fca days regaroing and allowances for members of the permanent armed forces HONEY PRICE UP OTTAWA. Apnl in- crease of one per cent a pound in the wholesale ceilir.g price of honey. effective tomorrow, was anfourccd bv the Prices Board A maximum adjustment of from one to one and a half cents a pound would result m retail pnces. DISPUTE PROBED OTTAWA. Apnl dispute between the Winnipeg Free Press This is Gromyko's Stand But U.S. and Britain Opposed By JOHN M. KIGHTOWER NEW YORK. April 9 Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko was expected today to return immediately to United Nations security council meet- ings to press Russia's demand for complete dismissal of the Iranian case. Barring one possibility, a stiff fight appears likelv to result over the issue. States Secretary Byrnes indicated the United States is opposed to reopening the Iranian case until May 6, the deadline by which all Soviet troops are supposed to be ont of Iran. Some tho British delegation holds a sinu- j lar Tiew. j IRAN MAY AGREE i The possibility was seen that Iran might agree with Russia's demand Sucn a development, would mean j that the two government's most! concerned in the controversy con- 30 Dead In Saigon Blast SVJGGX. French Indo-China. April A mslitsrj spokes- man estimated today 30 persons died vesterday m explosions of A Itrse French ammunition man wno died in the C.P.K. yards t iTTJIT at. Lethondse on Saturday after- j 1 STLl-i noon. Ke is Arthur Rcnier. I father of Srriesi of Scandia, i r> whom he had been living. The Deceased. 13 years of age. left Scanciia las' week to visit a daugh- ter who resides at Telegraph Cove. B C On Saturday morning: as 11 j o clock he posted a letter to his son at Scandia. The communication was written in German but was trans- lated "Is is done Tour Father." With the letter he forwarded Jus national registration certificate. The letter was received by Smest iRomer at Scandia on Monday. Ar i the same tune be beard over Radio SARASOT4. Fla- April of the soutn Honda's wiliest outlaws, John (The Snout) Odlmser. 250 pounds of raaorbacfe was safeiy behind bars'today. Before he taken by a. grotip of rangers. John killed one do-, slashed two others to ribbons and forced several hnnt- ers to tnrn tail, even though he was nearly exhausted by two Station CJCC "isa; an aged rngn had j days of constant nmnms by been killed in Lethondge TraveUing' doss and mounted men. For dump at the outskirts of The blasts continued for almost 24 honrs ending- in mid-after- noon. The dead were French personnel and cmi'an guards." The official said tr-o fate of 100 workmen inside the cump Iwd not been learrea Sarlier reports in- dicated that another 50 persons suf- fered lesser injuries. The blasts ccniinued into rJeht at the rate of ore to 10 a minute, the into a corKJtiari of near A Frerch militan spokesman, saia the max r.ot be controlled for two or three dajs. thondge Travelling 1 io this he tfee remaps ai. Martin Brothers' lunera! house A naU'.e of Piesheni. Germany, almost 10 years John was a holy terror to doss, hunters and fences in three coanbes. TV j and Winnipeg Tribune and former sldered it a c.osed book as far as' praters is under investigation b> tne council goes That misjhi wea.-.- an industrial disputes commissioner, en am argument for fceepwg it Labor Minister Mitchell said today open for consideration May t> TOUGH YEAR FOR EASTER BUNNY SWEETS to tafee tliem to an asvlum. a glass of the.r elcerberry wine. So impregnable vas tne play s popularity that Dame Lilian visual- ized herself playing it ss an octogen- o. A, at 'Wed- _ to countries other than the tlnnec. nesday; with 171 retiming person- j Kingdom wncn introduces a resc- nel, all services. RICHES IN Tune) FREEST) OF MUSSOLINI i FACES ESPIONAGE COOT the recent S1.250 Canadian loan to Britain. Mr. Ilsley said he in reply to a question in the com- mons by A M. Stewart (CC.F., Win- nipeg North j. Mr. Stewart Iranian Ambassador Hu.vsien Ala j has Premier Ahmed Qavam, at Tehran for instructions had esxed hoped to introduce the resolution j a -settlement. action the labor department was taking m an effort to bring about NATES, Prance, April For centuries the wird, sweeping Beautiful brunette Madeleine Cara- down over unknown Ungava in northern Quebec, had covered nature's riches with a deep mantle of snow. Hungry caribou foraged for lichen A few thousand Eskimos and Indians trapped beaver, hunt- ed seals. The white man had cross- THE LEFT HAND on Back Page) SF4PFR1 foouel, stormy petrel of French-Ita- lian diplomatic circles and friend of "My Beaito" Mussolir.i during J the pre-war period when she was! known in the Pans literary world zs Ifagda De Fontanges, is being held j on charges of espionage. Magca i was arrested last Friday at her home in Pounle-Les-Coteaux, a. few rm'es from here. April 0. Labor Minister Mitchell said to- day in the commons that while he was unable to give_ "absolute assurance" that sufficient work- ers would be. available to har- vest the sugar beet crop this year he was satisfied the situa- tion would be taken caie of. P.F. PAY SOON OTTAWA, April LUMBER EXPORT QUOTAS OTTAWA, Apnl 9 quota-; of Canadian lumoer to the United States are a matter of agree- ment between the two countries. Reconstruction Minister Howe said today in the commons. Mr Howe had been asked by P. E Lennard