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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, APRIL THE LETHBRLDGE HERALD PAGE THREE Stocks Of Canadian Wheat Show Bus. Drop Over Year Ago OTTAWA, April Total stocks of Canadian wheat North American positions at March 31 Ihis year were 4M.OOO bushels against OCC busheis a tear a dron of bushels, the Do- minion Bureau of Statistics re- pcr'ed todav. Of the total. 2300.C90 bushels of wheat were held in the Unit- ed States against bushels last year. period ended March 31 this year placed bushels corresponding- ious crop year. Fans" stocks of wheat prairie provinces aecoasitec 101.700-000 .bushels nadian stocks Tbe quant: toba was estimated Ask Federal Govt. to. Share In Forest Program EDMONTON, April berta. now solely responsible for PLAN PUBLIC OWNERSHIP FOR Three Boys Are BRITISH IRON, STEEL INDUSTRY Burned to Death LONDON. April of the industry to be ChlCKCX! COOD iron and steel mcustrv is to be! into public ownership." brought largely under public owner-. CHURCHILL'S COMMENT ship, John Wilmot, minister of Conservative Leader Winston i V1 Three boys, bushels, in 600.000 bushels government, Churchill declared immeciatelj concentrated on thoroughly disreputable perform- j ance." "It is clear." the to seek reasons to justify she AMERICANS EAT TOO MUCH SAYS TRUMAN WASHINGTON, April W) .it could to avert world-irlfifc Expressing belief Americans eat too j Mr. Lehman charged the United much. President Truman said today i States, government -artHi "faulty at a aews conference would be and unrealistic good idea if they tried voluntarily in handling the food proaSsm and death jesterday. Firemen {getting along on European rations j called for a resumption of VS. ra- 17. 'Buffalo Bill" in an abanaoned chicken coop they frontier post." were the Sre spread. They boys were trap- Donald for cays a week "during thfi crisis. There is enough food day iri the United States, Mr. i Truman said, to feed all the starv- iaskaiehewar. at 60- .water for irrigation, said Lands goiernment nad reacfced tiie con- I ;rin, _ year. -JSSTSSeS SoSh'SffiSt ffiS? S? if I Mr., Total stocks of Canadian oats 500.003. From these stocks will be< the subject was, xtere Kishels against takes seed for the 1943 crop and, of debatable IX present. The for-! 243.000.000 last year while barley feed for livestock and poi-lirv. leav- i w cuiS4 aunlster was allowed to stocks in all positions total 66.930-- 'ing the balance to be divided W proceed questions. 000 bushels agairst a year ween and July 31 f co- ..m -Ir- Churchill pressed the govera- sgo. _ over stocks, of sufficient magnitude j I bird to cesra ,unilv. ,0 riphslf nmnnsal as; a bonfire in the cosp. -y and Thomas icg peoples for tee tune thai buiit I have to take care of them. t'f" j. TTVWRA off'risls ha 1 TJ.N.R.R.A. officials hare es- tioning to meet relief abroad. Mr. Truman's corcraeats oc. tood coincided ments: these usher develop- Srocks of rye totalled bushels, compared with last, year, while flaxseed supplies amounted to 3500 OOQ bushels against the figure of 6.000.0CO. Of the wh bushels were to meet: farm requirements new is available. LESS FEED WHEAT The to 3500 OOQ bushels The bureau said the estimated he figure of 6.000.0CO. cuantrties of wheat used for feeti; wheat stocks, j in the province in which it was pro- j -ere held on fanEs'duced during the AtKtutt 1-Julv 11 54.2O9.Goa a vfsr asm and ceriod indicate a "substantial" re-! prepared to giie full effect to a for- jest protection and management plan "which would be in the m- _. Year. j The bureau said the farm stocks which became apparent last Year. Include seed held for the 1946 croa j It was estimated biish- and grain required for livestock and els of teheat would have been fed by poultry feed until new crop grain becomes available. REASON FOE DROP the end of the current cron year against bushels for the crop year. Thes? estimates ex- _________________ PARIS, April The recort added that fie- i elude western wheat moved under representing the Mouveoaetit Re- crease of nearry 50.000.000 bushels {the federal freight assistance pol'cv publicain Popuiaire. France's third in farm stocks could be largely ac- i to the eastern provinces and British largest party, "took a walk" from counted for by the comparatively Columbia as feed. the constituent assembly late today small 1945 crop together "with the! Of the total oats stocks of IcS.- in an apparent break with the So- earlv lifting oi demery quotas, ICO.OOO bushels. bushels cialisi-Commiinist said the decline iri over-all j were reported to be in farmers j The gesture inarkea collapse ol wheat while also I hands while 4i.03S.OOn of j lengthy negotiations in the assem- lower production in was a j the total barley stocks of 66.903.- bly committee drafting the r.ew "natural concomitant" of Canada's j 000 also was rield on farms. Farm constitution. Disputed points had expo-r program. stocks of rye totalled 742.000 bushels been discussed most of last night In French Govt, mem is not cisive a< the matter? the sue! masters' tiews. He said he would establish a con- trol board ahich would replace the existing iron and steel control board and which would pay special attention to the deielopment scheaiss and questions arising from matters cf nationalization. Mr. Wiimot did not say whether the nationalize only the iron extend to the fabricators of iron and steel products. The supply minister said ihe con- trol board would consult industrial- ists and advise the ministry "on Questions arising hi the preparation of the scheme of nationalization, in- cluding the definition of the sec- I business. tiraity to debate the proposal as soon as possible but Prune Minister Attlee1 declined to commit himself. Douglas Scores Radio Decision pear, diet sagging tc ThT and may rei 1 standard, At. I said 1 directo: verr much___ the administration wasn't coing ail. plies. L. The agriculture departrcsEt disclosed the cation's raeat s Trueart 2. The CI.O. political action cots- Mr. Churchill- "Will the prime' REGECA. April I minister assure us that the covers-. by ihe Dominion government to re- a ransfer of Radio Station Palace 1 While Royal i _ Away t0 CHAB. Moose Jaw. license to Saskatchewan go-.eniEtient is net. An acthoritauTs source said i the resigning said they 1 fell that it was impossible for them Jio the swo-week- old coalition government of Premier 1 Pacayoas Poulltsas. iiwlfc WCiWi C __ M O ition would coter government took auv decisive cannot tolerate. Premie, TC. and steel plants or matter would be debated. Mr. Churchill asked the speaker to federal The speaker turned oown tne re- quest. The house then turried to other _______ LONTXSC. Apnl "This is the type oi centralized the King and Queen Ehza-; dictatorship which must be fought j are away at Windsor Castle i th the ITO "princesses dariag tee season, workmen are repair-1 Compares Attlee eVery rum." he said. "We say that a provincial' lny "bomb damage at their London I LONEOX. AprJ cannot own a radio Palace. i Prjae Minister AUlee was com- Wheat n-hcat flour exports fn and those of flaxseed totalled I and fhroaghout the mormns- of wheat for the eight-month! OCO. The wa'kout iridicatec there Ti-nnlri hp aptirp M.R.P. onntKinon terms Barrs Takes Stand In Own Defence And Denies He Murdered Thomas CALGAHY, April a the bonds stolen from Thomas' safe. rm clear voice. Lawrence Ross "There's no doubt about Srm Bans, 21-year-old dairy farmer Bowness, denied from the witness stand in supreme court; here today thai he had'muraered Frank Bishop delay in the negotiations. he said and agreed with Mr. Smith that he (Bans) had got scared and ran out of the bank when there was Thomas, 62, on the night of Feb. 14. 1945. It -aas the 5rst time that Barrs, accused of killing his former bor with an axe, robbing bis sale "of bands and destroying his house by fire, had gone into the witness bos on his own behalf. Ai his first jury trial las; fall no defence witnesses were called. Exanunation-in-chief of ihe ac- cused by his counsel. C. E. Smith. K.C.. was brief, about ten minutes. "Did you murder Frank Bishop Thomas, if he was ask- ed Mr. Smith. "I did replied Barrs with- out hesitation in a steady and clear voice. "Were yon in his house on the night of Feb. 14, asksd coun- sel. "I was not." Barrs admined that he had gone into the Canadian Bank of Com- merce, 1st St. W. and 12ta Ave., when he attempted to cash some of Until You Can Buy a New Chevrolet good care of your present car! Remember care today means a. higher resale price tomorrow! SEE US FOR REGULAR SERVICE We are staffed and equipped to handle all maintenance and repair work on all makes of vehicles. Drive in today! Beny Chevrolet- Oldsmohile Ltd. Chevrolet, OldsmobHe Cars; Chevrolet and Staple Leaf Trucks SALES AND SERVICE Phone 4O55 Service He had given a voluntary state- ment regarding these bonds and the attempt to cash them to the B.C. of "Is form." replied the ac- You heard the evidence asked Mr. Smith, there anv truth in "There certainly is not, in any shape or cused. (James mate acc'jsed Thomas to him.) Barrs, neatly-attired in a dark blue, double-breasted suit, white shirt and blue-striped tie, with white handkerchief in his coat breast pocket, took "the stand just after the supreme court reopened at 10 o'clock before Mr. Justice G. B. O'Connor. would be active MJtP. opposition when the projected constitution is voted on in a referendum nest month. Whether it also will mean the resignation of Foreign Minister Georges Bidaulc and other iLRJP. members of the cabinet of Provi- sional President Psiis Gouin was not clear. Ottawa Acclaims Newest Citizen OTTAWA, April C5 capital acclaimed a new citizen to- new governor gen- eral. Viscount Alexander. At a civic reception in the Cha- speeci plan to make the city a national memorial to Canadian servicemen killed in the Second Great "War. He heard an address of welcome from Mayor Stanley Lewis and met members of the council, school boards and heads of civic depart- ments. Viscount Alexander spoke his TONIGHT IEAUTT CLOAKS A KILLER With TOM CONWAY JEAN BROOKS POLAND (Continues from yront Pass.) whether atomic energy projects are actually in operation in Lange continued. seems to be some indication that at least an effort is being made in this direc- tion, though some of the govern- ments represented at this table may have more information about it than up to nov.- they have been willing to disclose to the uorld public." He said that the Spanish war plants are making Krupp-type guns on a mass production schedule; Mausers. light arms, and arms for the armv and navy. FRANCO SPAIX ARRAIGNED (By FRAXCIS W. CARPENTER) YORK, April Pol-ind today arraigned Franco Spain before the L'riited Nations security council as a "danger- ous remnant of the Axis" and called for the "moral condem- nation of the Franco regime by the United Nations." Dr. Oscar Lange. Polish dele- gate, told a packed chamber of observers and the council that Spain did erything- in its power to help the A-ds and had given "aid and comfort to Jap- an." Throughout iha war the Franco regime was an unofficial but active ally of the he said. "This record fully warrants the moral condemnation of the Franco regime, by the United. Nations. I demand that yon draw vour proper conclusions." The United States, Britain, and Brazil, while willing to give the _ charges a hearing, have maintained that relations with Franco Spain should be determined by individual countries rather than concerted council action. __ NEEDS SEVEN TOTES Since Poland needs seven affirma- tive votes to effect council action, the United States, Britain and Brazil could defeat Dr. Lange's pro- posal by lining up two votes from j among Egypt, The Netherlands and 'China, which have given no indi- cation of their intentions. China never has had relations with Franco Spam, while Egypt and The Netherlands remain, among the countries Franco still classifies as 'friendlv.' first-hand Knowledge of Canadians under his command in the Medi- terranean theatre. "The outstanding contribution made by Canada during the war has won the gratitude of the em- pire and the admiration of the whole civilized he said. "I know full well the great part you have alreadv played, but I know too the great Dart you can now uiay in rebuilding a better world. "Ard I am confident that the people of this great Dominion will not fail to shoulder their full re- SDoasibilitv to ensure that the countless suffering peoples may re- Abandon Search For Brothers hi Missing Plane Search for two brothers missing since April 5 when they left Ed- nysnton for Grande Prairie. 107 miles north Shugar Hearing Resumes Tonight OTTAWA. April liminary hearing of Dr. David Shugar, former navy anti-sub- marine expert, will resume tonight in the first night session of Can- ada's espionage trials. Crown Coun- sel Lee Kelley said today. The stage was set yesterday for a third court appearance of Igor Gouzenko. former cipher clerk at the Russian embassy, after the crown established that Shugar had me: Sam Carr. national organizer of the Labor-Progressive party, three tunes in Toronto between late 1943 and mid-1945. The crown's star witness, Gouz- enfco will probably testify tonight against Shugar, 30-year-old. Polish- born Toronto man charged with conspiracy. communication flight of C. nut. in an hours in air dunns __-------- m. ___ _ station and are prepared to t several husd-ed windows of trie; pared to Hitler in a sharp ezcssEge put it to the test." j are being reglazed. after 'oe-', today in the house of corsssoES The efiect of Ottawa's decision covered fo" foUowic? annouccemecs of gov- means that, only the Canadian sugars temoo-a: Broadcasting Corporation and pn- vate corporations can own an mi-js four substitutes for much repair j t said the pi governnient would not drop its', j negotiations with the ouner of. CHAB. The government helu an option on the Moose Jaw station. I he said, and would continue to hold j EDMONTON'. April 24. C6 this unul it -was definite a transfer bombs, will of license would cot be obtained. Premier federal govemmen SAIL FOR CANADA LONDON'. Apnl Cable) -W. A. McAdam, agent-senera! for. Leader Chm-chsll Ifi SjTI2ZIfi faifi! xs to talce any decisive ad- ,uve step before the matter Mr. Attlee replied: T arn certain- :y not; gciag to give that assurance." Sir Waldron Smithers, Conserra- sfcouted across to is Douglas charged that the i British Columbia m London, and j minister: -Hitler t" ovemment. in refusing Mrs. McAdam sailed today from, Labor members "iiles west; of Saskatchewan the right to own a Southampton in the sheeted liner Queen j draw" and Sir Waidroa did so after vacation in the sceaker ruled the remart OEK CJP and United States arrnv and governments, j Craig as acting agent-general. in 360 hours of flying time has come .w chaHecge {ne government s riht to REsIGN nlanes put right to uaoons-J-! search ranged north of rort Mel- son. B.C.. along the Peace River to Great Slave Lake, west to the Rockies and east up the Athabaska Kiver to Great Slave Lake. In fHe days Pit. Lt. J. Jaworski of Sudbury. Oat., attached to No. 6 Minister Mackenzie King said Tuesdav in the commons the ex- ternal affairs department last Sep- tember received a statement from the Russian embassy charging that Igor Gouzenko, key witness in the Soviet spy trials, was a thief. Replying to "William Irvine (C.C.F.. Mr. King said the statement was similar to a state- ment which, the embassy released to the press here about tuo weeks ago. put in 55 hours in the air during the search. While the organized search has been discontinued, any further re- j' tutional use of its hi Young Vandals Wreck Vet's Home EDMONTON. Apnl 17. Ct Police today described as one of the' worst cases of vandahsm in Edmon- j ton's history damage done to the home of James Milne, an ex-ser- i vicemea. by sire youngsters, three ATHENS. April veteran Greek FAtt PROVES FATAL KTMGSTOX April 17- Csarles Corrigas, 47, of the Kingston seaarata school board the las; 12 years, cied six statesman-George.j hours after he feU frcm tfee thirti- Papancreou. Sophocles Veruzelos: storey of a hospital and Panavotis Caneliopculos re-1 last night. He was admined to signed today from the Greek hospital Aprs 12. ports of the sighting of the missing them only "five years old. aircraft will be followed up, the R.C-AJF. said. ceive fc fullest measure all pos- Many Delegates At Home-School Meet CALGARY. April than 175 delegates from all parts OL the nrovince had registered by noon Tuesday at the Olds School of Agri- culture lEor the three-day conven- tion of the Alberta Federation of Eome and School Associations. The delegates come from such scattered points as Notifcewan, 400 miles nortn of Edmonton. ,and Courts, on the international bound- a 2o per cent increase over last dele- He" snake of Canada's "warm- j Dear's annual meeting. All arted" welcome" having "touched gates will stay at the School STverf and" added "it "was i Agriculture, all sessions will his earnest wish that "I may be beJieW. privileged as the King's representa- tive to' make some contribution to development of Canada and to the prosperity and happiness _ of her people.'' Family Of 13 Moves Into City Hall CHICAGO, Apnl A negro family of 13 moved in to the city hall yesterday after being evict- ed from a one-room garage, as the father. Carev Hemmons. 36. said he REMANDED FOR HEARING ON MURDER TAXI DRIVER April rence Daacon. charged with the murder of Johann Johnson. 43- year-old taxi today was re- manded for preliminary hearing until April 25. No plea was entered. Johnson was beaten to death in his cab on the outssirts of "Winnipeg March 31. DRIVER EXONERATED Groceries were broken open yes- terday by the six, a silver tea service thrown into the yard at the rear of! the house and trampled, tubes in a large cabinet radio smashed and J table lamps and other ornaments' destroyed. About S50 worth of pro- perty was earned away by the j youngsters. i RUGS CLEANED Rugs and Chesterfields Cleaned and Demothed. THREE DAY SERVICE WILTON RUGS, per square foot ..............................4c AX3IINSTER AND WOOL RUGS, per sqoare foot ..........5e ORIENTAL RUGS, per square foot ..........................gc depending en materials and conditioa. Estimates free We guarantee not to fade colors or Injure fabrics Color Brite Rug Upholstery Cleaners Free Pickup and Delivery Phone 2553" G. P. Bruce of Edmonton, presi- dent of the federation, presided at. the opening session this morning, j A. A. Duskier, mayor of Olds, wel- corned the delegates, and said that higher wages should be paid to teachers to attract and keep them in the profession and to compete with the high salaries of industry. It was decided the federation would become a chartered organiz- ation. Dr. S. R. Laycock, professor at LEDUC. Alta.. April IB coroner's jury inquiring into the death of George Logan of Edmon- ton in a traffic accident on the Cal- gary highway March- 31. yesterday exonerated the driver of Ji bus fig- uring in ihe accident of any blame. Witnesses said Mr. Logan had been driving orL the wrong side of the road jast before a collision, between his car and the bus. IROXY FAMOUS PLAYERS THEATRE TODAY AND THURS. the and University president of of Saskatchewan, the Canadian HOODHTM TRIO CONVICTED i Federation of Home and School wanted to bring his problem j Associations, gave the address of to the doorstep of the city onicials j welcome. The Heromons couple and their 11 children ranging in age from 13 months to 15 years, set up chairs in the lobbv and remained for sev- eral hours while officials arranged housing arrangements. Their one- room home had been condemned by health officials. Later the family was given tein- quarters in a church. ROBBER GETS TORONTO. Apni 12-year-old boys and a 10-year-old v.ere convicted of criminally at- tacking an eight-year-old girl in a ravine near suburban Weston April 7 and will be sentenced to- j morrow. Judge Douglas Webster of i York county juvenile court, an-1 nounced yesterday. The girl' found -with her face covered blood and in a dazed condition. TNTJIA KAIL STRIKE ENDS BOMBAY. Apnl CALGARY. Apnl 60 men gathered in an adjoining room, oblivious to a daring scene ing enacted beyond a thin partition, j a danng young bandit bound the hands of T. H. Stone, director, -with heavy copper wire, and with lus pockets stuffed with in Mis which he had obtained at gun-point. ;_, tho Jn? seniority, returned to WGTK caiiujy jrom tne fieiienic j Colonization Association Club here th" i their grievances could only be re- i men of the govern- ment-managed Great Indian Pe- nlnsula Railways workshop struck Monday demanding bet- i ter wages and promotion accord-; Tuesday. MISSIXG TOT FOUND Alta.. April I Kuzio. three, was found Three prize performances that pack thrills, laughs, action intc the season's big hit! EDWARD G. ROBINSON MARGARET O'BRIEN dressed by collective all-India ac-' tion. 19 CONDEMNED TO DEATH ftave mittee of experts will give a guid- j mg opinion on Secretary-General SiTygve Lie's statement yesterday questioning the legality of keeping 1 the Russian-Iranian question on the j agenda. BLAZE ing 329 during more tnan seven miles from his j demned home -srnen found, was uninjured, 'court. TORONTO, April 000 early-morning fire cestrojed j the Edward Milner cabinet works si suburban Scarboro Junction ace forced II persocs from neighbour.? houses when sparks set fire to j roofs. Tile roof fires were ex- j tmguished quickly- Firemen bat- i lied the flarncs more than three i hours. BRITAIN ENJOYS SUNSHINE LONDON. April Londoners today enjoyed their 17th successive day of sunshine in the brightest April to date on record. The capital" had 128 bours cf cun-' I shine during the month's first 16 hours more than the i previous record for the some period set in 1931. i BEATS DE BERGERAC The nose on the Statue of Liberty 1 in New York harbor ss four feet six i inches long. ROXY FAWOU5 PUTERS THEAIH COMING APRIL 22nd FILMED IM ALL THE GLORIOUS AS ICAUTIFUL AS A FEATURE COME TO LIFE! AtffiSIMKKU IMSUIMVJn ,nd JACKIE "BUTCH" JENKINS I HIT NO. 2 i A WONDERFUL STORY -about blonde hat-check isoney who irons up "YOLANDA AND THE THIEF" Frtd Astaire Lucille Brrmer Masieal Shor'.- reel of the "Toronto Symphony" COLOR CARTOON 1ATEST NEWS JEWS PA PER I .FWSFAPFR! ;