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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWX3 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD WEDNESDAY, "APRm EVIDENCE SHOWS SOVIET PRISONERS DIED IN NAZI CUSTODY The Day In Parliament C.C.F. Priest Plans Mercy Hop To Arctic Missions indicatinc that Soviet prisoners died in German custody on she last four months ef 1S11 and that many thoos- ands more were too broken physically to be useful as lab- orers. The Rcssisss. leveling their charges at 22 ranking Germars on trial" as war before the ACCEPTANCE Dntirr-te-l rrom Frcst Faze I citizens. Sed fay their loca: ants -a ten tc ister lisley announced signing of an j agreement extending a credit to France. The senate nassed a bill arcend- I Some 500 Japanese, com ai Can- metals marking act. ada. haci gone to Japan and icusht _------------------------ 'ilies. He -Rendered e iCo-Operatives one Japanese in Canada hats f Are Balance To s OHIO TAEMEKST WIIX STKIKE AGAINST NEWARK. O., April 300 Licking county farmers Tuesday night ap- proved unanimously a rec- ommendation for a May 1 farm strike in support of de- mands that the federal gov- ernment abolish the Office Denmark Has Plenty of Meat, "No Shipping Space TORONTO, Apni fly- in? priest. Father Cartier.; visit New York this -see's, in an eSon to obtain funds to fly food and medical aid to eight HoEian Catholic priests of the Oblate Order; _. of Price Adnuuiistraticn. A isolated on near-starvation mass meeting of growers at three of the world's most remote; adopted without a dissenting i missions above the Arctic circle. The. vote t 1 p-iescs are at Bay. 3T5 aor-sne i inites northwest of Chesterfield In- let. Igloolik, 530 miles north of I ChesterSeld and -at Repulse Bay. I half ay between CSiesterSeld and the strike resolution. the before premised a VISCOUNT that the co-operative movement ser- iously endangers other econosuc forms of business operation "can be utterly disregarded." "There is substantial evidence to show that the co-operative move- ment operates as a very successful that J is the conference roes. ctln'-ed rrona Front Pase.> Japanese-Canadian George Tam- __a has been legal ad- viser to the chairman of the Sas- katchewan government's economic planning commission- nolds ce- grees from Toronto. British Coiuai--------------- bia and Dalhousie universities. StillFighting Grain Exchange said in an interne-ar- to leaie the mercy Syirs until August ought be too Father Caruer said he has pur- chased a Norseman transport, piane v i British High Commissioner p OF _.! -WASHINGTON, April Cold storage warehouses in Den- mark are well-stocked with meat that hungry Europeans would like A to buy. but "the United Nations Re- I lief and Rehabilitation Admmistra- tioa said that other commodities j have a higher priority on available shipping space. Jacob Tvedegaard. chairman ol _he Danish agriculture ministry s cattle meat committee, characteriz- ed the situation in Copenhagen u "sheer madness." MONTREAL, April Hon. Malcolm Macltenald. retiring Dorral aais. he said. i dom on his way to his new post as The pnest he several, governor geneial of Malawi, mope stars, mending Bing Crcsoj.. He a brown 10-gallon Lethbridge Girl Hit By Truck Roberta Slavsson, age seven. pupU of Westminster school, was knoek- ed down by a truck at noon today. Wednesdav. as she was crossing the corner of "Fifth Avenue and Thir- St. North and was shortly alter rushed to Gals hospital suf- fering from, bruises and abrasions. under'fie in the Manitoba uire agam Tuesday with one mem- ber asking the coalition government fully licensed pilot with 300 hours to his credit: He said he is confident that if can get. to Churchill. Mars., he will be able to get supplies in time to his fellow-workers. Muskox Party En Route Ft. Norman ______an that these iz known to the German contended, however, that j only way- eastern prison camps were under j could see to write a con.rac.. the jurisdiction of local ers. The tribunal yesterday ordered two witnesses nrocuced for Ques- tioning after the defence indicated it no longer was interested in their j is al casaoa. even before the big shipjgae the rise to the co-operati-.e cocked. Like smovement have no; entirely disap- way they brides "on the decks of the lessel, j peared." B.C. MEMBERS (Continued from Front, Page.) testimonv relative to the massacre of 50 captured RJLF. fliers in 1944. Counsel for Field iiarshsi 7FU- Keitei. former German army chief of staff, said he did not be- the testimony was needed be- cause the -British has withdrawn the charges that a-eitcl transmitted orders for the execu- tion of the airmen." Sr David Maxwell rxfe. _BnUsn prosecutor, sromptly denied any intentioa of withdrawing those charges sgainst Seltel. IRAN ASKS fContinued ifesa. yrcnt Pass.) made with Moscow, government the governor-genera! and_ his fam- o_ Tax-ssempt far ily stood on the as the have an advantage over com- farmer co-opera- and government leader in the sen- ate. Pearkes. V-C. Xanairco) wr-.o stated that his aCilce to Japanese, whether they were born in Canada or not, was to accept every oppor- turut-- to return to Japan. The nor.- assimjiable Japanese were not TCTC wrM wanted on the west coast anc as U1Jo i J Yr Irt a Canacisn he could not recom- triOTTV mend other provinces to accept ftlAJUKlll, aree numbers of theia- OTHER OPPOSITION Ee was siiuported by Grote Stir- ing (P.C., Tale) who called on the government for a new statement on Aquitania was warped in. From the pa-S'de he could be seen with a pan- of alaacing at the city over the roofs of the dockshed. Before he disembarked, the gov-_________________________ _ ercor-general received a welcoming: gregate is relatiiely small, party headed by iion. VTishart Rob- g_ "Agricultural co-opera tlv business to the extent that amounts of income available for dividends on capital stock or held as accumulated reserves escape fed- eral income taxation, but the ag- partv neacec o? iion. ivuu- j g_ "Agricult ertson. minister -without- portfolio are non-exempt es from fed- at Tehran wants the security cii to continue to keep aa eye on the situation until all Hed army forces are out of the country. TEXT OF LETTER Tae letter, signed by Iranian Am- bassador Hussein Ala, said: "I am instructed to state that the Tsosition of the Iranian govern- ment remairs the same as stated to the setruritw council in the ses- sion of 4 April. 1945. It is the de- sire cf my government that the matters referred by Iran, to the cecuritv council remain on. its agenda as provided by the resolu- tion adopted on 4 April. 1S45." Iran's raove greatly strengthened the hand of the TImted States and Great Britain, who had indicated they would oppose tha Soviet; pro- to close the Iranian case with- out waning until tie May 6 date set by the council for reports on the status of Russias troop with- drawals from Iran. Soviet newspapers had expressed belief the Tehran government would instruct M. Ala to closing of the case. agree to the Such a mere would have posed a delicate ques- tion for members of the council who desired to keep the case before them. Another question -which, arose at Tuesday's council session was Po- land's "proposal that the United Nations consider -the question cf breaking diplomatic relations with Franco "Spain. Amid considerable confusion, the council finally adjourned subject to the call Secretary-general Trygve Lie, under new rules adopt- ed only yesterday, that call must corae within the next 14 days, but ifc was considered likely the council meet nest on some day next week. NO FliR'lHtK INSTRUCTIONS ihe policy to be pursued with regard to the Jaaanese in the o_f the citizenshis biil. Thomas Reid (L_ Sew Westminster) said the Japan- ese In Canada had. ssver renounced their allegiance to Japan and no could, be a. citizen, of two countries. George Cruickshsnk (L_ Fraser April The monarchist Popuhst party won 1S1 out of 354 seats in parliament era! income tax and all consumer to endorse the principle of grain _.. Czech Elections Set For May 26 of the army's Exercise Muskox. N.W.T.. Anrii Her condition vras said to be fairly serious, but doctors early thas afternoon had not yet determined full extent of her injuries. __le is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Prank Slawson of 637 Twelfth St. N. Witnesses at the comer stated that, the truck responsible for the accident had not been travelling verv fast at the time. The child was immediately taken into the school for first aid treat- the exchange. The motion xras presentee ay wfl- bur Doneleyko iC-CJe.. St._Cje-, Er j r J. STSISKOPP. Czecho- the sole and permanent grain mar- keting agencv. It was supported by T L. Tumbull (S.C.. Hamiota) ana. W. A. Sardash (lab.-Prog., Wm- i-Ir. TTimbuil said one of the On May 26, voters will choose 300 members of parliament and elect local officials. There is spirit- i three-day rest period at Ford Ra- dium, are again on the trail, head- ing south for Fort Norman, a dis- tance of 270 miles. The expedition, under command of Lt.-Col. P. D. Baird, left here Monday and expects to reach Fort Norman tomorrow. The 3.100 mile trek started from Churchill, Man, Feb. 15, is sched- uled to end at Sdtaonton. May 5. fully conscious al- though in considerable pain. Dr. e. R. Poulsen was called and upon Canadian. being after a arriving recommended that the little girl be taken to the hospital. Police are investigating. places; but j Damaskuios May have laid down -w.r. "i.c w- i pouncai leauers nave iaia j __ good things to come out of the war j estraordHnaTy rules to keep Remain i CmpOrarily was the closing of the escnange, evervtbillg oa a calm asd Intel- _, co-operatives constitutional ''would probably raise and Greece's genera! elections ilarch_31, asainst 56 for the politics! unionists aid 42 for the Liberals, the other' two major groupings, it was aa- aoanced last night. The Zervas party fright wing) took 11 seats, "the Tourkovassihs (royalist) party 8, and independents three. The remaining 37 seats will be seriously affect schools. Continuaeon of the -wheat board and re-opening said Mr. united front Valley) said he was opposed to con- ajjocated on the basis of second and centration of the Japanese on the count of preferences marked west coast. This meant that Japan- ese could not be given full rights as Canadian citizens because they would have to be told where they could live. The views of the British Columbia members were criticized bv Alistair Stewart (C.CJF., "Winnipeg North Centre) who said that racial dis- crimination should be done away and that aJl citizens of Can- ada, no matter what their race. color or creed should be given equal on the ballot papers under the pro- portional representation system. Unified Defence Plan Is U.S. Aim April hV VIUU. w v_. _____ churches, charitable and scientific as utixirjg fire with water. -The organizations and naany social clubs I house adjourned witnout tasmg which have a comparable advantage i action. of tax exemption." "f-jk'L about equally represented in the "'existing transitory government. was "as feasible Fast Time For Vancouver What Budget Means To Britishers LONDON, April VAXCOUVSR, ATjril j What the budget means for: ty of Vancouver "will go on day- The British housewife: rights, responsibilities and oppor- tunities. FIGHT HIPHEXATIOX The Toronto members of parlia- ment, one a Progressive Conserva- tive and the other a laoeral, called upon Canadians to Sght against the "hyphenation o5 Canadianism" as an" evil which did not St into the world conception of Canadian cit- izenship or unity. They were Donald Fleming (P.C.. Toronto EgHngton) and David CroU CL.. Toronto Spadina) who spoSe in continued debate on second reading of the government bill to define Ca- nadian, -citizenship. Though their views differed on some details of the measure, both supported the princiDla of the bill, .as-did Alan Cociteram (P.C., Tork Mi-. Croll suggested that "we call our peoole Canadians and forget that destructive hyphen we are so wont to use." "Surely, after all these years we are no longer English or Irish or French or German or Hebrew or Ukrainian Canadians? -Surely the people of these na- tional backerounds need no longer huddle protectively among others of same descent, keeping alive THBP 10 their immigrant ways and customs _ _ __1_ >uu3n city __ ____ light saving time beginning April 23 and will continue until the end of summer, city council announced last aieht. Mayor J. "V7. Comett, -who return- ed earlier Tuesday from a meeting cf the executive of the Canadian Federation, of Mayors and Munici- iiegislation to -unify not only the j polities in Ottawa, said that since rr.0 sstatps i -jeggjaj government is unable to inaugurate fast time on. a na- tional basis, large eastern cities such armed forces of the United but all government activities con- cerned with defence under "clear'' civiliaji control, was unwrapped Tuesday. It would centralize agencies which dealt separately during the war -.vith such things as manpower, materials and production. And It would set uo single intelligence agency. "A senate miiitarv sub-committee which drafted the bill, designed to _ carrv out President Truman's pro- posals for unifying the services, sub- j mitted it to the full committee arid to the public. as Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa intend to bring in their own day- light saving- He said he understood that the railroads also would observe the change. Purchase tax removed from pots and pans, pottery, china and glass- ware formerlv taxed at 16% per cent. Also on utility spring mat- tresses, utility woollen blankets, electric kettles and certain fuel- saving devices. Purchase tax reduced from. 100 per cent to 33% on hair-drying.and hair-waving machinery. The sports fan: Lower entertainment taxes on There is no CDDOsItion. all parties at least theoretically accepting re- sponsibility for what the govern- ment does. An all-party committee regulates party relations ruled that there are to be no unregulated per- sonal attacks on candidates. Another rule, laid down by Presi- dent Eduard 3enes Mmsrif- is that Czechoslovakia's relations with Bus- sis are not to be a campaign issue- The president is outside of and above nolitical parties and must not be assailed as a political personage. Political leaders have decided that, no matter how the election turns out, the United Front will continue. As Regent Of Greece ATHENS, Anril Archbishop DainaskiEOs now may consent to remain temporarily in office as regent, responsible quart- ers here said today. He might have changed his mind" as a result of the visit of the British and American envovs, thev said. Foreign Minister Constantin Tsal- daris visited the regent at his countrv home after todays cabinet meeting. In a last-minute effort to pre- vent resignation of the regent. Sir Clifford Norton. British ambassa- dor, called oa the regent earlier. lie regent offered his resigna- tion after the Greek election at the end of lasi month. CA foreign office spokesman in London said today that King George of Greece had accepted the resignation, of Archbishop Damas- Urouz, minister of propaganda, said today the Iranian government had not given "any further instructions'' to Hussein Ala in con- nection, with its case before the only because they not been accepted into the large community which apparently is not yet reacy to avow "its Capadianism? -Surely the time has come for us It would create a single "depart- ment of common defence" instead of the uresent "war and navy de- partments ana establish under it, as -separate and co-ordinate the arrav. the naTy and "the united States air as the presi- dent recommended. But going farther, it would create a "council of common composed of the president, ths sec- retarv- of state, the secretary'of de- fence and the chairman of a new "national security resources The council would have a regular staff headed by a "executive secretary" as sort Oi general manager. Flag Committee To Make Choices OTTAWA. April of the joint flag committee of the senate and commons haie given themselves until next Tuesday to pick up to five choices among the nearly suggested desiens for a Canadian flag. Surrounded by the hundreds of suggestions that have flooded in. the committee took this step in an effort to narrow them down to some 200-300 before further action. ENGLAND COTS TAX IN SPORTS EVENTS DEATHS YESTERDAY (3y The Canadian Press.) WIN TEH PARK. Harvey Stuart Chase, 84, well-jmowri econ- omist who, in 1911-12, wrote reports on President Taft's commission on econorav acd efficiency as a mem- ber of the group. Marcus D. Munn. 88. a founder and first president cf the National Dairy Council. RADAR AND PLAXES SPOT WHAtES ZONDON. April Cable) largest known whale-spotting expedition, consisting of four ships equipped with the latest radar ap- paratus, will leave for the Ant- arctic fishing grounds this autumn, which will be spring in the south Polar region. Whale-spotting planes, the first ever used in the Antarctic, will explore some waters. tickets to outdoor sports including the university boat race, excepting horse and dog races, and to bil- liards and chess tournaments. The worker: Earned income allowance increase from one-tenth to one-eighth, which means a saving of 10s (about Sll-IO) per annum on each earned in wages, sal- aries or commissions, ilakmg- con- tributions to national insurance ex- empt from tax will bring further relief ranging from 13s to 19s a year according tc income. The small investor: Defence bonds carrying three per cent interest come to an end on Mav 1 but win be. replaced by de- fence bonds carrying per cent interest. Maximum amounts that may be held win be increased from to The businessman: Abolition of excess proSts tax, now at 60 ner cent, from Dec. 31 next, abolition cf purchase tax on typewriters, cash registers and other business machines. LONDON. April Reduction in entertainment tax on sporting activities announced in Tuesdav's budget will lift a burden from the shoulders of football ciubs and other athietic organizations. StarJev Kous, secretary of the Football Association, said Tuesday night. Rous said he was confident clubs would agree to reduce ad- mission prices. KARLOFFS WIFE CRUEL LAS VEGAS, April uncontested divorce was granted to Boris Karloff. grim-visaged movie horror specialist, who charged his wife. Dorothy, was cruel to him. The late Thomas Foster, former mayor of Toronto, left to help establish newspaper carrier boys in business, as an" indication of appreciation of their worth. kincs but had asked frim to remain in office "for a week or so." (There was no indication of the next move, but a new regent prob- ably will be appointed.) ALBERTA BtAZE FAHIJSR. Alta., April Fire of undetermined origin did damage of :n this town 45 miles south of Peace River early dav. The flames proved too much for" volunteer bucket brigades at- tempting tc save the two-storey home of J. M. Daoust. his large dairv barn and 65 loads of feed oats_ A. Aubin lost 15 head of dairy cat- tle a, x-aluable bull and eight horses. W.A.C. ZOXE SUPERVISOR CALGARY. April F. Bobbins of Edmonton, former wiEg commander in the R-C-AF-. has been appointed zone suoervisor of the supply division of War Assets Corporation. Mr. Bobbins has been cut in charge of the newly formed zone for the district south of Ed- moaton. SIX CASES IJQTJOR STOLEN FROM TJ.N. LOUNGE ROOM NEW TORS. April Six cases of liquor are missing from the delegates' lounge at the United Nations security council. Loss of the liquor, ranging from Scotch whiskey to vodka, was dJs- cohered Tuesday whea the lounge was opened after the weekend recess. Can you replace the car you are now driving? We recommend lubri- c cation and road test i every miles. TWO DOWNTOWN LOCATIONS Beny Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Ltd. Main Garage open 7 ajn. to midnight, Monday to Saturday Snndar: 9 a-m. to 6 pjn. Phtme 4O5S service Philip S. Fisher, of the Ottawa Citizen, _fho was elected president of the Canadian Daily Newspaper association at the annual meeting held in Toronto. First vice-presicent "DISTINGUISHED OFFICER" GETS TWO MONTHS IN JAIL LONDON, April Cable) i David Aitkea, wearing four rows of medal ribbons and the red flashes of a British staff officer, was sentenced to two months' im- prisonment on conviction of evasion of customs dutv in connection with watches brought from Switzerland. Magistrate Reginald McKenna de- scribed him as a "most distinguished officer to whom Britain owes a great debt of gratitude." __________ _ is H. G. Kimber. of the Toronto The decree was issued under his I Globe and Mail: second vice-presi- real name, Henry Pratt, i dent is H. L. Garner, of the Peter- Custodv of their daughter. Sara borough Examiner, snd W. J. J. Jane 7, was awarded to Mrs. Sar-' Butler of the Globe and Mail, was i loff. Earned treasurer. POLISH YOUTHS AND HOOVER CANADA'S CHALLENGE MONTREAL. April M. Macdcnneil. president of the Pro- gressive ative Association of Canada. Tuesday told party dele- gates attending a two-cay prorsn- convention that unity between Canada's two races is the major BADER OCT OF BRITISH GOLF TOURNAMENT 1 chaHrngs to be met in the Domln- J ion. The convention marks the first LONDON. April 10. Group ;step in a complete reorganization of Capt. Douglas Sader. legless flier the Progressive Conservative party who commanded the all-Canadian in the tsrovmce of Quebec which fighter squadron of the RJLF. dur- would enable ing the Bat'Je of Britain, -will be j to nsec; the "great challenge which unable to compete in the English cries out for solution if our country amateur golf championship starting is to hold its proper place In SIP April 30. because he has a handi- march of the Issue of cap of four. The championship -national committee ruled that owing to the 1 heavy entry it was necessary to STRIKE IS AVERTED eliminate aH those with handicaps 7.ICNTRSAL, April 10 A pos- of mere than three. I sjnjg strike of more than 3.000 long- shoremen here was averted last PETRILLO'S DEMANDS NEW YORK, Apnl dent James C. Petnilo of the Amen- can Federation of Musicians J wcek wnen officials of the Interna- tional Longshoremen's association reaC5jed an agreement with the ship- federation of Canada, it was "No ao, Corrymore! You were supposed to rescue Miss AJoor the crisp, crunchy, delicious Grape-Nuts union would demand that music- i wm w, when I saw! bones- iron for the blood; and other lass' salaries be doubled, that they of these malty-rich, sweet-as-a-imt food esseJitiaJs." -on-a worK I0: Post's Grape-Nuts Flakes Seating! -It's tue two grains in Grape-Nuts around out tbere, I guess I got carried I Flafces that give you aH that goodness. 'Wheat and malted barley are skilfully blended, baked and then toasted for put 'cm down CTEE here near me. I could do -with some of those carbohydrates for energy; proteins for foe Mvtii sod time spent in re- thst their numbers be more than doubled. Mr. Petrillo's demands, if grant- rii nine hours a day instead 10 hours, but will re- about 50 cents less a day PARALTSIS VICTIM CALGARY. April _ golden crispaess, tempting Savor and easy digestion." ed. would increase from S100 to tile paralysis claimed the life of a ten-year-old Calgary boy who died in isolation hospital this week, said Dr. "W. H. Kill, medical officer of health Tuesday. salary of stud.o musicians, and require each studio "Let's re-take this scene quick and -j to employ at least 90 instead the beau lor coupie ol i present 35. Grateful Polish youngsters surround Herbert Hoover as the latter visited a collection centre in Warsaw recently where the children are cared for until homes can be found for them. Hoover is making a of Kurope't food needs. RENE WAL O F UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE BOOKS To All Employers: All Unemployment Insurance Books for die year ending March 31st, 1946, must be ex- changed for new books. Kindly communicate immediately with your nearest National Employment Service Office if you have not already exchanged your em- books There are severe penalties for failing to make Unemployment Insurance contributions for your insured employees and for failure to reneic the Insurance Books as required. To All Employees: If you are an imured person protect your benefit rights by seeing that your Insurance Book has been exchanged, UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE COMMISSION ;