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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION WeaiKer X06TLT CLEAK, MILD VOL. 104. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, APRIL 20 PAGES FRANCO IN TOUGH DIPLOMATIC SPOT Soviet spy Suspect S, Feeding Sentenced To Prison NAMED PERMANENT FRENCH DELEGATE TO UJf. PARIS, April French government has des- ignated Alesandre Parodi as its permanent delegate on the United Nations Securitv Council. M. Parodi is ambassador to Italy. He is expected to take his U.N. seat on the council shortly, succeeding Henri Bonnet, ambassador to the United States, who has been acting delegate. tl tl Soviec naval'Lieut." Nicolai" Gregorovich Kedin accused by the PJBi as being a spy, is shown leaving Portland, Ore., federal courthouse afrer being released under bond. With him is Capt. Daniel K3adov, Soviet purch'asiag commission representative. Kedin was -warned to stay .a way. from navigable water. He is charged with inducing an unnamed party' to secure plans for the TJ.S.S. Yellowstone, a new type destroyer tender. Problem For Prime Ministers NEW EMPIRE DEFENCE FORCE IS SUGGESTED By JOHN DATJPHINSE (Canadian Press Staff "Writer.) April Cable.) for a new empire de- fence force supported by all the dominions will be the most import- ant subject at the forthcoming meeting of commonwealth nrime ministers, "nut informed sources here doubt if any mutual decision will be reached. The meeting, opening Aoril 23. not be a full-dress imperial conference. Prime Minister Peter The Left Hand Corner... Frozen Dough Electric Farms Parking ilet- ers Pay. of New Zealand and Prime Minister Smuts of South Africa will not be present at the opening and Prime Minister Mackenzie King of Canada will arrive even later, after the Dominion-provincial conference in Ottawa. Prime Minister ChiSey of Australia and deputy prime roin- ister of Xew Zealand the opening. will attend Monthly to Help Feed Areas Till Mid-1947 WASHINGTON, April United States is reported planning monthly expenditures of almost to help feed occupied Germany and Japan untU mid 1947. A total of S700.000.000 has been earmarked for this pur- pose in the war department's budget estimates for the 12 months beginning July j, said an official who withheld his name. MAKE UP DEFICIENCIES To make up deficiencies food al- ready is being shipped into the Caited States occupied zone of Ger- i many at the rate of more than 50.-1 j 000 tons a month. About 25.000 of nee and rice substitutes have been delivered to Japan thus far. The basic ration of the Germans in the United States zone j was reduced this month froni to 1.275 calories. j Officials declined to reveal the i ration contemplated under the new 1 budget estimates. _____ j By the end of June, it was esti- I mated that the United Stages will Irices'fexd'innounced wns The price increase will be less Implements And Cars Up Pay been delivered thus far to the Brit- than half thac requested by th7 feh aad French industry. J i KDIA DENIES REPORTS The board's announcement said j (S5" Canadian Press.') the new price should be competi- Comments in the United States tive with prices for similar products i tnat India's food situation is im- from the United States i Proving brought proomc denials in Poland Asks'CoalitiDn Is Action By UN Spain Claims Charges and Invites Delegates to Visit an d See NUDE, HEADLESS TOKSO OF GIRL. IS DISCOVERED which have been frse of exchanee tas and customs duties since Julv 1, 1844. Following are the general cate- India Friday. Sir Jawal Prasad, food member in the Indian government, at Kew Delhi described-as "entirelv incor- gories of machines affected bv the remarks that recent rains had order: Planting, seeding and" fer- improved the food outlook. Earlier President Truman and Clinton Anderson, United States agriculture secretary, had reported that the situation was bettered bv the rains. Sir Jawal said if food ssppiies to India were reduced or delayed "the aiacjjinery; plows, tillage implements and cultivators: hayirg Biachinery; harvesting machinery: machines for preparing crops for market or use-; farm iwwer" mach- farm wagons, "trucks and sleighs; dairy machines and ecjuip- ment; spraying equipment and dusters; domestic systems and pumps; bam and barnyard eauipment and miscsllaneotis equip- ment. ADVERSE EFFECT KEGINA, of the federal government to per- mi: a per cent increase in farm machinery prices will have an adverse effect on the economic condition of western farmers, Agri- culture Minister I. C. Koliet said today in commenting on the pt- tswa smouncement that starting Sunday machinery prices would be boosted. "If the government Is going to permit farm machinery prices to jump, the price of gasoline to" go up by two" cents per gallon and other items used by farmers to he added, "is wai not only have to raise the ceiling on farm products but the floor as well." newspaper, said the small rainfall "perhaps improved the. situation somewhat" but added the" Triton -food-crisis was not solved. A food conference- will open Mon- day in Singapore to study means TJJS. FEEDING (Continued on Page Two.) IMPLEMENTS (Continued on Page Two.) Prime Minister Aitlee. who said j recently the main subject of the" talks will be "matters pertaining to the Pacific." termed the conference a "personal to discuss questions of major policy. A flexible agenda will permit the widest QOi- jsible exchange of views. "While the conference may well result in reconciling some differ- ences of opinion it is most unlikely that any joint decisions will be Govt. Sign Must Be Obliterated From Army Goods EDMONTON. April Stores selling' surplus army goods _ without obliterating the "C" and j broad arrow on govem- ment without having the ORTLAND, Maine, has grab- "Implementation of policy -will be a matter for the individual parlia- ments concerned." DISCUSS FOOD TOO The world food situation will have a more prominent place in "the dis- bed a place in the news be- i cussions than was planned at first in view of the worsening of the position of food stocks. The dominions' views on the terms of the Paris peace treaties also will be sought with Mr. King and Field in case of the next war." cause fishermen have taken into that port a lobster weighing seventeen pounds and having an extreme length of three feet. Port- land is to bs congratulated for be- ing permitted to view this crusta- cean which was designated as being too tough for mating and cf doabt- jfu! age. remarks The Sair.t John Telegraph-Journal loftily. Probablv it was due to the Infir- mities of age that it crawled into a j German hands to guard against fisherman's net with the idea of' again becoming a threat to, ending it all after facing discarded i tne peace, will be raised ar.d there; bv a New Brunswick lobsierman for j be a wide range of other topics being under-size ar.d undesirable. as immigration policies, the 1 But just to keep the records J refugee problem including the fu- straight it muit be noted at j tul? of Polish troops who do not Shediac, New Brunswick, a lobster F-5" w return to their homeland. "W-A.C-" of the War Assets Cor- poration stamped upon them are liable to prosecution? Crown Prose- cutor Guy Patterson said in Al- berta supreme court during the trial of Alex Kuwicfca of Hoyle. charged with possessing stolen goods. Kuwicka also is charged -Kith possessing government goods with- out lawful authority. His contention is that he acquired some of the taken." one Dominion source said. goodi lawfully while in the army, bpught other items Ironi fellow sol- diers and "scrounged" still others from a garbage dump. Goods submitted as evidence Jn the trial are valued at more than and include 18 summer sbirts and nine pair of boots. Said C. A. Edwards, counsel for "In buying these items the ac- cused may have thought it would be a good idea to have these extra elder of the common- wealth, most attentively heard. The future of the Ruhr and the Hhineland. including the best meth- ods of keeping them out of wrong Pilots Vote To Strike Against T.W. A. on April 21 results will be disastrous." The Times of India. Bombay Concentration Of Power by Sask. CCF Govt Scored WASHINGTON, April 13. (A-PJ Francisco Franco. Spain's agile dictator for nearly a decade, today was on the toughest diplamatic spot since the wartime years when the Axis demanded a par-atf for past favors. He was pinned there by Po- demand for United Na- tions action against his govern- ment on the grounds that it constitutes a menace to the world's peace and secnritr. The United Nations' security council will weigh Poland's re- j quest. I BORDERS CLOSED j Prance already has demonstrated i her antipathy toward Franco by i j closing her border to Spain. Russia J has gone even further with a ds-; mand for prosecution of Fracco as' a war criminal. There appeared a possibility that .Franco mish: be accorded an op- {portanity to oSer a. formal defence of his regime. The coming discussion seemed certain to contribute to the pres- sure-campaign undertaken by the Allies to force _a bloodless change of rule in Spain, wartime spy post and supplv source for German-." Italy, j The present crisis Scds it with hsrdly a Ore.. Asri! nude torso" of a young girl, wrapped :n old clothes and buriap sackir? was hauled from" the Wil- s lameite river last night at Wisdosn Island moorage and 1 a coroner estimated the body had been in the water be- tweeii 24 and 36 hours. Officials said the ap- peared to be in her or early 20's. The head, arms i and less were missing. Loan To G.B. Is Approved Opposition Shidehara Hatoyama is Leader of Jap i Press Warning i i By RUSSELL 3RENSS TOKYO. April tuaUy final, unofficial returns from Japan's general dectunt emphasized today that a heavy conservative bloc would domi- nate the house of tires which meets May 10 consider a new eonstintfon. Meantime. Japanese were pre- mised a lively fight Premier Shidehara. who is de- termined to retain his cabinet until the constitution has been adopted, and Ichiro Haiojama, liberal party leader, who to form a coalition government. 48 SEAT LEAD With only one seat of the 466- member house to be filled, news- paper figures gave the actually are a lead cf 48 over their nearest rivals. cay -r? gave its approval orf divion a ___progressive membership was re- i duced by tonight's Sgures to 93. sir total of" 234 votes, the may get suoaort from many of MRS. EMMA WOIKIN OTTAWA, April 1 First. sentence iinpossd as a result of Canada's espionage investigation. came Friday when, Sirs. Km ma Wo j kin. 25, was sentenced to two years and aicnths impnsonmenc in Kingston, penitentiary. Mrs. Woikin, a widosr from Blaizse Lake. Sasi_ and former cipher cleric in. the external affairs depart- ment, was committed, for trial two days ago and chose a. speedy trial. She was sentenced by county Judge A. G. McDpugail beiore whom she pleaded guilty Wednesday to two charges of violating, the onieiai sec- rets. acti_- Only five members of the coin-1 ons. Other seats went to: minor friend ready to champion their foV 14 and cause in the court of world opinion.: cd vote on tr-e Decora j REJECT CHARGES MADRID. April Spanish- cabinet earlr today reject- ed as "false" Poland's charges that it was endangering peace and in- vited a United Nations commission to visit Spain and see whether Ger- were carrying on Urely to charajcter evideuce presen- ted on behalf of M'PN Wcifcin and to argmnens of counsel. Judge McDou- man technicians atomic research. A note issued" after the weekly cabinet meeting declared that once more "is opposes with all firmness any kind of interference of foreign- ers in the internal affairs of Spain." STGDT INVITATION 3y CHARLES A. GRUSUCH NEW YORK. April 13. communists flv against the loa bvhmew House wfll meet with 465 given second reading. members. A last minute change in The members were P. E. Gaer.on tae law eliminated swo (Ind, J. I. Eirne' seats to oe ada- B.P.. St. Maurice i to the 465 house membership. One J. P. Ppulic: I alleged black market operations at! the municipal abattoir here is "see- i pnd-hand information" from retail butchers. j Mr, Laing told the mayor he has] never told reporters that the abat-j toir was "mixed up" in biack mar-! been quoted to that efiect in some I G. Hansell (SXT, Mac- Mr. Argue supported the loan and he felt it set a good i Mrs. Roosevelt Presents Estate As U.S. Monument for- PARLIAMENT PLANS LONG EASTER RECESS Thursday James Cridland of Crid- larsd and Sons Packing company told a special conference called by OTTAWA, April Mayor SauEders that no meat pack- operative principles and socialism were as far apart as the poles. Prime Minister Mackenzie King plans to propose in the commons Monday, with the consent of the Progressive Conservative and C.C.F. party leaders, that the Easter recess be extended to April 29. it was learned eariv to- dav. j ing firm dealing only in i or lamb could "stay in bus beef, veal Canadians were being charged from per cent upward on their bor- rowings. Mr. Matthews and Mr. Herridge called for unqualified support; of the bill. Mr. Haaseil. while supporting the HYD3 PAHS, K.Y., April 13 Eleanor in' mally presenting the Hudson River estate, her husbaad's rose garclea grave and its surround- ing green acres, as a national monu- ment on Friday, said: "My husband's spins in this house, in the library, and in the quiet garden where he wished GJS body %o lie." business these loaiTbm, sa'id "the" Canadian "pea- she that after her husband's "pie were being asked to pay in i asuh. the famuy found a menior- taxes the S425.000.000 Britain owed anda suggested they waife I on the British Commonwealth Au- their lifetime to ins estate. Ontario said "you can quote me j Trasnirig He wondered what "He thought we would be nappy officially as saying that the civic i the reaction would be if the i if we aid cot try to live here. Mrs. abbatoir Is not doing anv black ceople were told they wculc i Roosevelt said. "He pictured us as 1 looking for privacy in the attic or LOAN TO G.B. j the wood." she said with a slight on Page Two.) smile. Ross Munro Tops Winners Governor-General 9s A wards marketing." The Toronto office of the prices j board said in a statement Friday night its investigations 3as; month j had led to payment of nrses up to j by 21 Toronto butchers for j L 13 violations of price control recula- tions. in the wholesale field 11 convictions ,were registered, with fines running to S300. NEWS BULLETINS NEW GERMAN UNDERGROUND IS DISCOVERED the voted 812 to nine to strike Transcontinental and strike would ground all tne ccm- "Winners of the Governor-General's Literary Awards 'or the best of fiction, poetry, creative non-fiction and academic non- published by Canadian writers during 1945. as announced by Canadian Authors' Association. From left to right: Ross Munro, (academic Hugh MacLennan. Montreal ff.c- Earle Eimey. Montreal Evelyn M. Richardson, Boa Island, N.S. (creative ELECTRIC FARMS (Halifax Herald) Nova Scotia's rural electrification program, halted by .'is j'ears of war, is to be resumed. Present plans call for the extension of electric hshed prommeruly in "the United Kingdom press today. The Conservative Yorkshire Post i and the Glasgow Herald earned i editorials favoring such a scheme. Empire deier.ce will be the top l subject on the agenda of the forth- parties planes. DIE IJ> KIOTS _ _ _ BOMBAY. April Two persons were taHed_ today _and power to approximately 9.000 farms coming empire talk 115 injured at Mahjoi, United Pro- over a period of iive years. here this month. The Yorkshire vinces, when Hindus celebrating the David O. Selmick, the producer, is one of those executives who writs niemos to their surf niciiibeis at THE LEFT HAND oa Back Page) Yorkshire! Post, referring to the new vulner- j birthday of their god Ram clashed ability of the United Kingdom as i with Moslems who-objected to the the result of the atomic bomb, said playing of music near their mosques, an aggressor might well hesitate if Houses and shops uere burned during the disturbance. NEW EMPIRE I Three persons died m the dis- (Contmuea on Page Two.) turbances in Kagpur yesterday. MONTREAL. April the author of "Eanh and High in succession the difficult i aibject of racial relations has been Earle Bimey. Montreal, won the the theme of novels adjudged best poetry award for the second tnr.e j in the field of Canadian fiction. jin four jears with his volume "Nov? i PARIS. April new German undsrsround orgariiz- j arion has been discovered in the i French occupation zone and 350 of its be-ween 15 i been arrested according to the Baden Saden ccrrespoRdent j De Prcsse. 1 The aims of the organization ap- i pearec to be: I 1. To look for the most eourasie- ous former nieiKbers of the Hitler} vouth and to regroup, arm and train them: 1 2. To harass occupation troops, by sabotage ar.d if necessary by at- tacks on isolated soidsers: i 3. The of any niis- I understanding between the Allies. CALL OFF HUNGER STRIKE SPEZIA. Italy. April i has been in the forefront on book stands since its publication. An- nouncement of the award was made today by Roderick Stuart Kennedy, president of the Canadian Author's Last year the Governor-General's silver medal in this class went to Gwethalyn Graham of Montreal, his stirring account of the Canadian j the Br-.tish Labor army in Exirope and Mrs. E. M. i nnrtpd here todav. ,y. it was re- i tocav." Prof. Laski ar- COMB SPOUT RIVER AREA FOR MISSING EDMOXTOX. April and American pilots searching for a. civilian aircraft missine -dnce it left Edmonton Mon- day for Grande Prairie, 253 m'les northwest of today -were concentrating their search in the Spirit River area after North- western Air Command had received two observers had seen an aircraft in that region late Mondav. SEVEN V.S. SUGAR. REFINERIES TO STRIKE NEW YORK. April strike was set midnight io- j night by- 3.000 American of Labor and CJLO. cmployeas j in stven east coast sugar refineries which process aborai two-thirds of tbe United States' cane sugar, COMB TORONTO FOR WOMAN'S ATTACKER TORONTO, April than 100 officers combed cast Toronto for a heavy-set youth who today broke into Carlaw Avenne wartinje home, twice crinnaaily Mrs. Caroline Wyatt. 23-year-old mother of fonr cbiSaren. and beat her about the face and head as she ran tmclad to 2 neighbor's home. VERDICT OF ACCIDENTAL DEATH RETURNED MEDICINE HAT, coroner's jnry last nigHt returned a verdict of accidental death ia the case of Pte. J. C. of Sufficld Experimental Station. fell under an army trade while attempting to board it and died shOrUy afterwards of a, ruptured liver. Pte. Janses' widow and three children Jive at CalgarY. T4VO BIG RANCHES INCLUDED IN L-VXJ> FOR INDIANS OTTAWA, April Minister Glen today an- nounced his department had been authorized to purchase acres of srazijs? and agricultural land for the Stoney Indians of Alberta. The addition to their reserve near Cocbrane, would include "the Coppock and Artnar Crawford ranches, both developed and well-equipped properties that w'll add greatly to tbe economic stabilitv of the band." WILL EXTEND EASTER RECESS XTXTTL ATRtL 29 OTTAW.V Aprsl Minister Kittf today 'arc notice of a motion extending the Eagter recess of the commons, it had originally been planed'to adjourn the commons April 17 and to resnme April 34. Under the amended pian the will not meet until April 29, following the April 17th adjournment. Richardson cf Bon Portage Island, j rived here Wednesday and promised j FOUR SLEEPING CHILDREN BTJKNED -VO DEATH N.S., won the creative non-fzctior. j the refugees, who were arrested award for her autobiographed "We Keep A ROSS MUXRO (Continued on Page Two.) when thev attempted to board a j ship for Palestine, that he would take up the matter with Foreign Secretary Bevin when he returned j 1 to Britain, DETROIT. April children banted death today when fire from an exploding coal store destroyed their garage home. The dead: Joseph, 12; Jessie, 11; Pctra, sis, and Trini- dad, 20 months old, air children Angelo Rabalcaba. of the children is in hospital expecting a cilid. NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER! ;