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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION (Th Herald WeaiKer CLOCDT, WTNDT .VOL. 102. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1946 16 PAGES WORLD FOOD OUTLOOK VERY GRIM -J- -r -r Hyde Park Becomes World SI A -I- -T -r 4- -r PRES. TRUMAN TO ACCEPT ESTATE- AS NATIONAL MONUMENT Packers Can't Find Cattle Grips East Areas GB Offers To Ration Bread Replace Gromyko ROOSEVELT'S HOME IN HYDE PARK By R- J- ANDERSON (Canadian Press Staff Writer) HYDB PARK. N.Y.. April stone ana stucco aaans-on Franklin D. Roosevelt was 1 bom and the century-old rose gar- den in which he sleeps become a shrine .tomorrow. To the man who became the Trade Preferences Not Abandoned in at! OTTAWA, April Minister MacKinnon said last night there was "not an atom of truth" in suggestions which had been made that Canada had agreed to aban- don the system of imperial trade preferences upon entering the pro- posed international trade organiza- tion. In an address prepared for de- livery before the qttawa valley branch, of the Canadian Manufac- turers' association, Mr. MacKinnon said Canada was going- to the trade conference this summer with, a "free j hand" and had made, and -would i make, no commitments on imperial j preference prior to the conference, i "We are going to This meeting an open mind, ready to co- operate and ready to do all we can to ensure its maximum he said. proposals to be considered by the conference, I would, like to emphasize, mske ic quite clear that all tariff changes are to be made on an agreed international basis. There Is no question of any nation or group of nations being asked to make tariff reductions -which will not be matched by tariS conces- sions from all the" member coun- tries. "There is no intention to abolish. Imperial preferences or to agree to large reductions in imperial pref- erences in exchange for meagre or nominal redactions in the tariff of the United States and other coun- tries." Mr. MacKinnon said that never before had world trade been so im- portant to Canada. There could be no stronger assurance of peace than 22nd President of tbs United States. April 12, 1945. Harry S. Truman of Missouri, is en- trusted the task of accepting the estate as a national monu- ment. Tiie world to which Franklin Delano Koosevelt sought to bring freedom from want, from fear, or speech and of worship will watch and tea. Some 700 of the world's notables will come to par nomsge to one of _ the chief architects of victory in' the president outlined instructions the Second Great "War. The cere- i for preservations of his beloveo monv will be broadcast to the entire j home and the innumerable personal; world in 25 languages. In Canada, efffects and mementoes in it. will fap carried over the CEC's i Flowers and shrubbery nave oeen eastern network. newlv planted for tomorrow's cere- Saecial trains from Washington mony. A spring carpet of greea and" New York will bring the am- i myrtle and pachysandra covers the bassaeJors and other representatives grave upon which the world v.-Ul of most of the United Nauons which centre its attention. Flower beds Mr. Roosevelt founded. "With them ring a hemlock hedge forming_ a 10- faiths. Here. too. wia come tne simple folk of Hvce Park's pastoral j countryside, the neighbors the late president was wont to welcome on j his front porch. Soecialists of the department 01 i the" interior, official custodian of j the house and estate which Mr. I Roosevelt bequeathed to the nation, j have restored the builcasg in min- ute details to its appearance 194O. Long before his death Springs. Ga.. last April 12 Cat's Meows Only Squeaky Door Hinges TULSA. Okla.. April Tulsa newspaoers sent reporters and photographers to a local department store to check a re- port that a eat inadvertently had been walled up during re- modeling. Outraged customers insisted they heard feline "meows" when they passed through a certain door. "vTnile the newspapermen were probing, a maintenance man happened along and oiled the door's bulges. No more "meows" were heard. will be president, his cabinet j foot wall about the garden, obscure and political leaders of opposing i the tombstone. to Ijave conference achieve Its objectives of lower tariffs, elimina- tion of restrictive trade practices and the establishment of economic _ co-operation as the key to world i Polish Demand jt. A U.S. WILL SUPPORT FULL HEARING AT U.N. Debate Age Pension By CHARLES A. GRUMICH NEW TORK, April United States will support a full hearing before the united. Nations security council on Poland's indict- ment of the Franco regime in Spain as a haven of fugitive of German scientists on atomic-age weapons, a sposesman indicated to- oay. spokesman, added that the United States reserved any decision on further moves until it had heard all the facts presented. The British delegation was ex- nected to join in this stand, with both taking the position that Gen- eralissimo Franco was 'Spain's do- mestic oroblem but that they were willing "to hear all the arguments in ooert session before voting on whether Snain constituted an action- able mena'ce to peace, as charged to the security in Poland's note council. MAT CALL REPRESENTATION charter provision which states that the organizatiSn "shall insure that (Continued on Page Two.} FIND BODY OF "BOB" GILLESPIE police announced tnis, Thursday! afternoon that shortly after the lunch hour the body of Robert H. "Bob" GiUespie, well known Lethbricge barber, was By D'AHCT OTX5NNELL (Canadian Press Staff Writer) OTTAWA. April Minister Claxton told the commons jesterday thas if the federal social security proposals to the provinces are carried out he belieied they will mark the "most constructive, most reasonable and most effective way m which to secure more to the benefit of those peoole who need it." Speaking briefly ta the almost perennial debate on Canada's old age pension legislation. Claxton said the proposals to the provinces included a plan to pay a S30 a month old age pension to everyone over 70 regardless of means. This would cost the Dominion at least annually. In addition, the federal govern- ment proposed to share with the provinces "the cost of pensions to needy persons between 65 and 1Q. This would cost more than 000 annually. ilr. Claxton said Canada's pen- sion legislation, compared favorably those of other countries. All i Butchers Claim Everyone But Govt. Knows About 1 Black Market 1 TORONTO. April I butchers today backed np the statement by Fred Donrl- 1 ing of the United Packinghouse j Workers that there is an active j black market in meat, despite a statement of the Toronto of- i See of the prices board that I beef is reacbin-j local markets i through legitimate caannels. i Dowling said yesterday that black markets are very active in Toronto, Montreal and Vancou- ver. He blamed black markets for a reduction of em- ployees in Canadian packing plants in the past three months. "Packing houses are buying less, because there isn't the market for them." he said. A cattle drover in the Toronto j district said: -Why should farm-j ers shin their cattle to the cityi stockyards? We can get prices two j to three cents above ceiling prices by selling the meat dressed right i i from our farm to the buyers." j But the prices board here "Purchases of cattle at the Toron- co yards by meat packing houses j for the first three months of this j year have been almost the same as for the same period last year. The cattle Vjjl at the civic abattoir is up 113 per cent for the three j months, mostly due to an increase i in the number of operators. These! figures would indicate that beef is j reaching local markets through! legitimate "channels." The prices board said further that i PACKERS I (Continued on Page Two.) U.S. Withholds Decision" and Claims Commitments Will Be Met Burial of Dog In Cemetery Is Basis For Suit rSTJIANAPOLIS. April group of plot owners fUed suit tcdav tor an order compel- ling immediate removal of the body of a pet dog buried beside the body of its master :n a IQO-yearMjld cemetery ia the nearby town of Cancel. The suit sa-.s the dog's burial a "an offensive and diszusiinR display f> Slow counun? today indicated a close race among three parties for con- troi of Japan's 468-.scal house of ScSd promise: for a surprising number of -ROir.en One woman ey spcie to a bill ratifying the loan agree-; ju. lisley dealt in in his j nnnv STORY TFLLER i ment signed by the United Kingdom 7.000-word statement with the var- i Canadian governments on jous sectioris of the agreement and It was difficult "to tunish writer March 6 and made at tha: Mid that if the Amerscaa lean of when he i time. j S3.750.000.000 to Bntairi was turned j I Ke said that tjnder the agree- down by the United States congress 1 merit. Britain agreed to repay the, the Canada-United Kingdom agrec- Hobert you so sit in that come Of the credits extended ur.de: April as material witnesses, a yonns: married woman and a man companion are in custody of police today following in- vestigation of the iron-bar slay- in? of Johann 48- year-old taxi driver, killed in suburban TuTedo. March 31. Police Chief Geor'c Smith an- nounced Mrs. Helen Berard. 2S- year-old motber of three chil- dren, and Lawrence Deacon. 33- year-old war vetrran. had been taken into custody on a cor- oner's warrant. N TO DEATH ing myself a story." A coffee salesman -waiting for train in a little southern town got chatting with a lazy-looking mars idling on a bench at the station. "Ever drink he enquired with an eye to stirring up interest in his line. The man allowed movements were withneld by police. I'm tell- S425.0CO.OOO the indicate more than a general trend One mernotr of Premier hara's cabinet- and one leader each t tjle Ijber-ij and ProgJ-essive oar- 5hot7 ties Kere among those definitely "1 elected. voted for Gen. It was'agreed that If Britain paid j other countries. April 3. aSiCCU i found, police discovered what Canada S150.000.000 the two coufi- "This is the they believe to be Jhe murder wea- Iding or Mrs. Berard. wife of a Kong Kon? veteran, told police a annkirg party j had helfl at her horr.e. and i a! j party and If'l the house a i time after Mrs Berarc. Further of the couple's voter wrote in this seriously." The civ woman ejected !s Mrs. Satoko Togano cf the Japan Peo- ple's party. She is the wife of Takfehi Togano, former newspaperman and a mem- "of" Johnson i'as the second ber of ex-Premier TOJO'S house of, taxi murder in Winnipeg within six j representatives who was disquahf.ed THE LEFT (Continued on Back Page) gold. j said Mr. Esley. Chief Smith said a lead supplied months. The other victim was Ar- thur Badaor, 60-year-old driver, fatally slugged in suburban St. James. by the Allied purge of ultra-natioa- alists. Whether the cabinet wouM resign after the election was uncertain. NEWS BULLETINS ARMED B.INDITS GET IN MONTRE-VL HOLDUP MONTREAL. April armed bandits held ttp an eastcnd Laaricr Avenne branch of La Banque Provincial dn Canada, shortly before closinc time today and escaped with RECORD 34-HOUR RAINFALL AT VANCOUVER VANCOUVER. April record 24-honr rainfajl for Vancouver ia reported today while ciUzejis of rainbowl were wonderins when they might set tfry weather. The previous 24-honr hish for April was 1.50 recorded "in 1932. Official weather reports showed that in the 101 days year, precipitation was recorded on 7S. RAPID EXPANSION OF T.C.A- IN 194S PREDICTED OTTAWA. April expansion of Lines in 1S4S is predicted in annual T.C-A. report tabled in the commons by Reconstruction Minister Howe._____ MAY EXTEND PRICE INCREASE TO DAIRY BUTTER OTTAWA, April -ovemment -win annoaacs shortly, tomorrow, the extensjon to dairy batter ef Ihe recent foar-cent-a-pound price increase antAOrixed by tite Prices Sosurd for creamery batter, it was learned today. NAMED COMMISSIONER OF PENITENTIARIES OTTAWA. Apnl Ralph B. Gibson of To- ronto has been appointed commissioner of penitentiaries. Justice Minister St, Laurent announced today in the Bouse of commons. Maj.- Gcn. Gibson formerly -was vice chief staff of tne Canadian army, GUARANTEE UP TO PEBEXTURES FOR REFINERY EDMONTON. April Minister C. E. Geraarf said today the Alberta sovmunent has undertaken to to the debentures of the Brooks Co-operative sz finny provided certain conditions are by the refinery. DEMAND ACTION AGAINST BLACK MARKETS TORONTO, April demand that Mayor _ Sannders of Toronto take action to curb "black market activities In meat in this city was made todav by a ?ronp of and w sale butchers and cattle drovers. They said the demand was because the federal government had failed to wfee action. ;