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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta CONTINUE FIGHT AGAINST TYRANNY FINAL EDITION Weather rt Aifcerta CLOUDY, WESPT VOL. 103. LETHBREDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, APRIL 12. 1946 16 VISCOUNT ALEXANDER SWORN VOW and Family Arrive Govemor-General By Truman Takes Oath of Office At US Shrine Roosevelt Estate is Dedi- cated on Anniversary Death Associated Press) HYDE PARK, N.Y., April Truman vowed today to carry on Franklin D. Koosevelt's fight against "tyranny" abroad and for the "progressive and hu- mane principles of the New Deal." NATIONAL SHRIKE Standing "in reverence" at ceremonies dedicating "this hallowed Roosevelt a national sbrine on the first anniversary of Mr. Roosevelt's President Iranian said: "May Almishty God, who has watched oier this remiblic as it grew from weakness to strength, us the wisdom to carry on in the wav of Franklin D. Roosevelt." It was Mr. Truman's first trip to Hyde Park since he journey- ed here a year for the burial of his predecessor. PAT H03IAGE BY DEEDS "The loss which America suffered through the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt cannot be softened by the spoken -word." the president said. "Tributes can only emphasize our loss. But those of us who have j survived in the seat of government can pay homage to his memory by our deeds." I Mr. Roosevelt's foreign policy, he j said, "recognized the solemn duty i of this country toward nations i which have been Teeakened in the death struggle against tyranny." For_ these, principles of 'interna- tional co-operation, Mr- Truman declared, "we are determined to fight with all our Mr. Roosevelt's domestic policy, he continued, -was "a recognition of the basic truth that this govern- ment exists not for the benefit of a privileged few but for the welfare of all the people Mr. Truman declared that plain peonle all over the world join with leaders and statesmen in recog- nizing that it uas because of Mr. Roosevelt "that civilization has survived." and added that "only history can do him full justice." "He recognized, above Mr. Truman continued, "that our hoce Field Marshal Viscount Alexander of Tunis, by Ladv Alexarder and three children. Rose. Shane and Brian, are phoiosraphed as they arrived in Halifax aboard the liner Aquitania. Shortly after their arrival, the rice-regal party boarded a special tram for Ottawa. At spots along the route toward the capital, the famous British soldier who will reign as Canada's governor-general and his family were greeted by cheering mobs. Not least popular have been the Alexander children 'whose appearances have been marked with waves and cheers. The new governor-general was officially sworn in at Ottawa today. Loan To G.B. Is Supported Commons He Has Troubles BAXTER SPRINGS. Kas.. the big DEC thai got away, fisherman Virgii Trier had these events to bemoan The "biK one" broke his pole and Tyler lost his line; his jamno-A-s died: he lose his fishing he leaned over to adjust a line and ha billfold fell into the water, and when he tried to retrieve it he fell into the lake. Two companions res- cued Tributes To Memory Of Roosevelt Flag-Bedecked Capital Gives New Representative of King Gracious Crowds Gather I in Brilliant Sunshine to Cheer Vice- I Regal Party 1 1 (By Jack Brayier, Canadian Press Staff Writer) OTTAWA, April the pealing of the carillon, the thunder of guns and the blaring of bands, Viscount Alexander became Canada's 17th governor-gen- era! under a brignt blue sky here today. A lasi; minute chapter of minor railway accidents threatened to seriously delay the ceremonies, but work by i skillful train crews patched a broken coupling and the vice-regal nine-car special was only three minutes late arriving- here. DIGNIFIED CEREMONIES At the solemn and installation ceremonies in the parked senate chamber. Prime Sliaister Mackenzie Km? told the new sovernor his "happy trouid Dnd welcome in the homes and a place in the the arsck. Tpqrtms to tee of Rorne, PROCD OF APPOINTMENT He added. "Can you doubt, then. i that I my ara proud Bv GEORGE KITCHEN (Canadian Press Staff Writer) OTTAWA, April oil! seeking ratification of the history- making Canadian loan to Britain introduced in the commons yesterday and given first reading the "blessing of tne three major opposing parties and the disapproval of three !Freneh- speakmg Quebec members. In a short debate following in- troduction of a resolution prelimin- ary to the bill, approval of the principle was expressed bv J. M. Macdonnell (B.C., Muskoka-On- for the future of civilisation, for _________ ____r _______ the future of life itself. lay in the j M. J. Coidwell, C.G.F- lead- success of the United Nations. He gr John Blackmore (S.C.. leth- T j, cuurci, rp.c-, Tor- G. Belzile (L., not only recognized these truths. He determined TO do something about them. And he did. FAIR DEALING "Has foreign policy called for fair, sympathetic and firm dealing -with the other members of the family of nations. At the same time it recog- nized our obligation to the starving and homeless of other lands." The late prseidsnt saw clearly. Mr. Truman "that we cannot continue to lixe isolated from other nations. He knew rhet hap- pens on other continents must af- fect the welfare of our courtrv." "We are here not onlv to do hon- or to the immortal spirit of Frank- lin D. went on. "We VOW MADE (Continued on Page Two.) The Left Hand Corner. Bartering Corn JIan of the Year Getting a Doctor. onto Bimouski) and L. B. Beaudom Hon. P. J. A. Cardin (Ind., Riche- one-time works minister, Jean Francois Pouhot (Ind. L.. Termscouata) and Maxime Ravmond Beauhamois-La Prairie) were outspoken in opposi- tion to the measure. INVESTMENT, NOT CHARITY Mr. Ilsley said the loan, which would bear interest of two per cent, would be repaid m 50 annual instal- ments beginning in 1951. It uas "not in any sense an act of chari- ty" but was an "investment in the future of Canadian trade." After the "most serious" study and discussion, he added, the gov- ernment concluded that terms "more onerous than those provid- ed" would not enable Britain to! follow the policies "which are m the long-run interest of both countries} ar.d indeed of all countries." i The British authorities had taken I I "the most careful and responsible! attitude" towards their obligations, i but if the proposed United States j IOAN TO G.9. (Continued on Page Two.) Point Scores For Discharge From Army to Be Eliminated April 15 OTTAWA, -April headquarters today that "point scores as the Canadian, army in Canada-would be eliminated April 15. All soldiers not members of the interim force or engaged in actual demobilization or service and maintenance duties wonld be eligible for discharge on that date, a. statement said. "Only by this means will it be possible to find sufficient soldiers for discharge to keep depots operating at maximum capacity during the month of ApriL" Personnel returning from overseas would continue to hold first priority for discharge, bnt if high-point or overseas veterans are not available low-point soldiers -would be discharged. sircSsii of March was approximately 150.000. with still overseas of them, in the occupation force. The statement said more high-point men now were working in the actual demobilization machine than outside it and they could not be released until demobilization was complete. If discharge depots were to operate at lower than maximum capacity, it would be necessary to delay even longer the release of these high-point men. EXTEND PRESENT RESTRICTED BUTTER RATION TILL MAY 15 YOU can buv a carload of corn for six pairs of nylon stoci- the O-P-A. ceiling Minnesota. That is. it jou have the nylons. In areas where corn is more plentiful, a car will sell for only 'our the O.PA. ceiling. Q. Moarr. manager of the PiUsourv Mills grain purchasing department, said the time-hor.ored taencan custom of bartering had been revived among grain dealers. They can't raise prices because 01 CXP-A. ceilings, he so they are declaring extra dividends for tnem- TheyTl sell their grain for but- and tires, too, OTTAWA, April The prices board announced to- day extension of the present re- stricted butter ration of four ounces weekly to May 15 when 5J4 ounces week will be al- lowed. The four-ounce ration, cut from six ounces at the end of February, was to have been ef- fective until about the end of this month, the six-ounce ration now -will not be restored until June 6. The board said the reduced ration was being- maintained because of the low supply of butter in the Dominion. The ration originally was eight ounces weekly but reduced to seven ounces last autumn and six ounces this year. tinder the new plan one but- ler coupon, good for half a pound of butter, will become valid on each of the following dates: May 2. May 16, May 23, June 6. June 13 and June 20. DAIKY BUTTER BOOST OTTAWA. April prices board announced today the ceiling price dairy butter and whev butter would be in- creased four cents a pound, ef- fective April 15. At the same time, the board said, the support prices for dairy bolter paid through the commodity prices stabilization corporation for the last three years albo would be increased four cents. "This action will give the pro- ducers of dairy and wher but- ter the same increase as was given to creamery butter last April the board said. Says Spain PeaceThreat Menaced By CHARLES A. GHCiHCH NEW YORK, April The mounting controversy over the Franco government Jn Spain, which Is expected to reach the floor of the XJnited Nations se- curity council next week, was swelled today by au exiled Span- ish republican leader's assertion Generalissimo Franco has 450.- 000 troops massed menacingly on the French frontier. Dr. Fernado de Los Kips, former dean of the University of Madrid, one-tiaie ambassa- dor to Washington and pre-civil war cabinet member, told a press conference last night he Itad documentary proof of the existence in Spain of "an aff- Kressive spirit and an aggressive plan ajrainst France." SUPERIOR ARMY Of this latter total, has been spent by govern- ment departments and agencies. leaving approximately uncommitted. It was estimated 10 active member ol the barbers' imuxn and sened as re-! cording of the Lethbndge Trades and Labor Council for a from tity of com or sctbear. both greatly in demand. Gram men ?av that since toner is an established American custom, the O.P.A. should take the position THE LEFT HAND (Continued oa Page 15.) ter, automobiles, Moore said. 'the reoeal of the ____ .___________ ure formerly brought as june 7, 1943. which limited the j per cent of the woula much as five cars of corn But re- number of statutory holiday to be i reserved for freisht, storage ar.d j o{ M, recall an ccntlv, with com becoming niore celebrated during the year i hauling charges. j hi-- scarce and tires more plentiful, the I of the action, tr-e in ssou.r.em .-voe..a -n trading has been redjced to one tire istatuforv holidays will again be New for a car of corn. {Year's Dav, Good Friday Easter Moore said grain are able MOnday_ Victoria Day. Doir.inion to choose any one cf a dozen peo- ple to favor with the grain they hold. With all buyers bidding the price, maiiv are offering ad- ditional seal transactions. The bait grains is be- coming as as fishermen's lures. In order to buv wheat in tne est or Southwest, buyers are offering to sell an equal quan- Day, Labor Day. ThanfcsssMisg Day, and Christinas Day, Steps row being taken to fix an appropriate day of remem- brance. Veterans Minister Mackenzie nos. was sounding out veterans' organ- izations on the subject. UXKRA EXPENDITURES OTTAWA, April Minister announced to- day in the commons government de- partments and agencies up to March 31 had spent in Canada of the Dominion's total contribu- tion, of to the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration. road braces miles south of northern Mancnuna. I Kaiyuan. isolating the csty more The arnvai Tuesday of a cease than 12 boors until the spans could Src team of United States, coin- be repaired. munist ar.d government members-: CONTROL ELECTRIC PLANT served only to worsen tne situation, i CHUNGKING. April Gen. Liang a press cor.rerence 1 coaxaauniss forces he had received no" instructions re- have taken over from the Soviet gardmg the Sre team and declined to discuss its mission He is deputy commander o" sjovemassnt forces ;n northeast Clima. Expressm; fear for the safety of NEWS BULLETINS ment was satisfied with what UNR and afterwards a Mounted RA was cosng with it. policeman. Mr. MacKinnon said that of the tuaUy captured and harged committed in Canada j leod. Gsllespie subsequent! had been set aside for the purchase of wheat and grain. The, .cader. for meat and more than for seeds and milk. In addition, the Canadian Export Board had made commitments on behalf of UNRRA for worth farm machinery, clothing, textiles, footwear, medical supplies, trucks, soap, fish and miscellaneous I food, supplies. served as chief of police in bridge. DEATH PENALTY SEATTLE. April government was reported to have ing and anti-Soviet propaganda