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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WeaiKer Altarta LETHBRLDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 22, 1946 12 PAGES CABINE RESGNS IATION FOOD ileen Gooch. an east London housewife. entire contents of a British larder for for one week. Please note she does not Jie meat shown on the plate: the plate -hree rations of different kinds of meat. :h can only choose kind of meat Britain INSTEAD OF LIKELY SOLUTION to be United States authorities have told m for S. M. Keeny, chief of the United Jtion. Nations Helief and Rehabilitation Administration Italian mission, ieq as there is littla chance that sufficient ation- wheat can 'be made available be- mder- tween May 15 and June 15 to avoid ild be a cut in the bread ration, anably -ASK RECONSIDERATION' com- WASHINGTON, April xemp- The Far Eastern commission this orkers week may ask the United States to reconsider its decision to ship more ul of than half a million tons of food might to Japan by the end of June, since The commission's economic and )t eat financial affairs committee -Brill nd to meet today to discuss American food effect shipments to Japan which have ed in caused resentment in some hard- sugar pressed Allied countries. It is ex- pected to draw up a report which t has probably wffl be acted-on by the hinery full commission at its regular B Eu- Thursday meeting. The United States contends that meat, the food shipments are strictly a on i problem 'or the government here under i and the British-American combined that food board. >ne of entire Failure 01 Govt. Makeup Is Stricken Obscure Holds Threat Byrnes Leaves Tuesday For Critical Peace Con- ferences By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON, April Secretary Byrnes sets out for Paris tomorrow and o'her try at world neace-mak- inr. gravely aware of the possi- bilities of failure. He is slated to reach Paris in time to begin Thursday a series of critical conferences with For- eisn Ministers Molotor of Rus- sia. Berin of Britain and Bidault of France. Some of Mr. Byrnes' closest asso- ciates and advisers suggest that ac- tusliy this meeting would mark the end of efforts bv Britain. Russia and the United States to work harmon- iously to set up European oeace set- tlements and to build the United Nations into a powerful agency for maintaining the peace once it Is created. i Should this happen, it prohablv would result in open and unlimited creation of spheres of something the United States thus far has opposed wherever possible. Also it would link America and Bri- tain even more tishtjy in common interests and policies BACKING FOR BRITAIN Even if these extremes do not de- velop, the Paris conference may see the United States making one of its strongest moves in defence of Bri- tain's Empire interests. There are increasins evidences that United States officials current- !v regard the British Empire sys- tem as one of the bulwarks of world order which the United States can- not afford to have weakened at any strategic point. The issue may come about most clearly in the deadlock already cre- ated over Russia's demand for a trusteeship over Tripolitania and British and United States absolute objection. The real problem is British con- trol of the Mediterranean and Action Taken by Entire Cabinet to Stabilize Jap .Political Six Month Reign Under Fire from All Sides By RUSSELL BRINES TOKYO, April Kljuro Shidehara and his cabinet resigned in a group tonight under pres- sure froni the leading political parties, who were expected to join the deposed prime minister in forming a new cabinet. All ministers agreed to the resignation after Shide- hara and Cabinet Secretary Wataru Xarashi explained to them that this action was "necessary to stabilize the poli- tical situation." Lord FCeynes. 62, Headed British Delegations To Imortant Parles I.ONDOX April 22. Kernes. 62. noted British economist SIX MONTHS RESIGNS dent Soose-eifs government spend- policies, died Sunday morning at his country home at Susses, artersai- fenng a Sreart at- tack. Lore Heysss returned srso vreeks ago from the international monetary confer- ence 3Z, Savan- nah, Ga.. where colleagues said ha under con- siderable strain Lord Keynes Shidehara became premier six months after a ser.es of "pea-. _________ _______ _____ Uca! shakeups which followed r p-; as the head of the British delega- an's surrender. i tlon. He was ordered bv his uhysi- The action, predicted since r.o cian to take a complex' rest." party succeedec in gaining a ma- HEADED DELEGAITONS jorsty in me April election. c_me He had made a number of trios after a series of political mar.oea- to the United States during the See- vres so complex that they dazzled during the Great War in connection -with the ordinary Japanese and left the ler.d-Jease and other economic maz- maxeup of the next government ob- lers. He headed the British delesa- to 3retron Woods, STJEL. The .4-year-old premier took ha monetary conference in 1944. and resignation to tne imperial palace, co-autho- of :h" basic plan for Emperor Hlrchito accepted it in a an international monetary fund and one-hour audience but followed a -stir-d bank. with the traditional practice of ask- j His name became a household -word, ing Shidehara to remain in office on bath sides of the Atlantic when he until his successor could be ap- ssri; JQ the United States ear'r this rear ro negotiate the American. RESIGN" FIRE loan to Britain. This first full-time occupation i Lady Kernes, formerly Lydia. Lo- cabinet. appointed soon after the pokova, Russian cancer of the Bia- surrender. ended its sis months ghiloff BaEet Company and only reign under fire from all but one survivor. with, her husband. political parry, all Tokyo j he died. papers, most trade unions and other i Lord Keynes first attracted at- organizations. I bv the his Cnactaa has been almost cos. economic Durm? fee depres- stacs the past four months over i 5Pnnr? the cabinets failure to solve the fO-eramenc spencmg food problem and other difficulties 7-p Hooseveit at tae Wni.e House i crecised wim aa Important role shaping Xe Blame for the livelihood problems j and gro-s-mg distrust of what -svas i the Second Great War PREMIER SHIDEHARA Of Japan, who. trui oi tiie -MtruitdiAiicfviA ,vr. relation to Triooli. to the Dodecan- j poafacal-situation, to. Japan. his entire to clear the lesday wheat os per Labor ntines hun- sug- eggs ne use j Churches Crowded At Easter Services ese Islands and-to Dardanelles. United States policy is understood! to provide that Britain's lifeline in- j terests should suffer no serious j harm. j MOLOTOV TO ATTEND LONDON. April The Soviet Union will be represent- ed at the Paris conference of for- eien ministers by foreign Commis- sar V. M. Molqtov and "Undersecre- i tary Andrei Vishiasky. the diplo- j malic correspondent of the London j Daily Telegraph reported today. i Chetnik Leader Is Starved Out BELGRADE. April Draja Mihailovic will go on public trial as a traitor some time in May. Interior Minister Lt.-Gen. Alexan- der Rankovic of Yugoslavia an- i nounced. j j Gen.- Rankovic. revealing for the j i first time details of Mihailovic's called a "do cabinet were however, his on goverameni the basic factors in Shidehara's j spending shifted with chanzmz dovrnf all. But organized political i ctimstances. aaa he arsuec the" gov- opposition finally forced the resig- j emmens should seek to slosr down nations evidently made according i inSationsrv tendencies. to plan after Shidehara repeatedly i His "Economic Consequences announced he intended to remain Of Peace." -srritten alter the Ver- in office until the next diet. sailles oeace treatr, in 1S19. In. wbico. The Progressive party, of- which ae accurately predicted the eco- T ft IH U I T ft' Shidehara is scheduled to become j n6mic HALIFAX. April 22. i? Nova Scotia and Prince Ed- ward Island, cut off from the rest of Canada yesterday by an Easter Sunday snow and wind Storm that played havoc with communications, are slowly re- turnin? to normal today with telephone and air services re- stored although telegraphic communications are still not functioning. More German P.O.W.'s Stricken With Arsenic Poisoning Near Nuernberg his caoure last March, said in an exclusive interview with the Asso- ciated Press that the Chetnik leader (By The Canadian Press.> The weather gods did their best j to ruin Canada's first peacetime celebration of Easter in seven years yesterday, but thousands of Cana- dians turned out for the traditional church services and huge throngs donned new finery in Easter- parades admitted collaborating with Germans during the war. Mihailovlc's trial will be open to correspondents, the interior minis- ter said. Gen. Rankovic disclosed that Mi- hailovic. hunted for months by Yugoslav authorities, was captured in the wild, uninhabited border area throughout the land. betaeen Bosnia and Serbia. He had The governor-general and Lady keen "starving for days" m the hide- Alexander attended St. Bartholo-1 out he never left since May, 1S45, mews Anglican church and then Gen. Rankovic said. Christ Church cathedral in Ottawa to lead the nation in solemn thanks- giving. Churches everywhere were i crowded as Canadians of all der.omi- tnany. j nations gave a spontaneous demon- Mar- j stration of the spirit of the Easter 11 not season. of his tnaer- Laski A-Bomb Charge Denied Amherst, _ _ ,__ and it was reported that the high winds the main damage to iiiii_O I places piled up the swirling into four foor drifts. FLIGHTS CANCELLED (At Montreal. an official of Trans-Canada Air Lines said iuo flights had already taken nff for the east and that "'conditions now are normal." Yesterday, a Men- cret." ncer's lirect- Communications between Nova BRIGHTON. Enziand. April Scotia and Prince Edward Island i Harold J. Laski assertec and the rest of Canada were cut; Sunday the United States has off by an Easter storm that tangled i manufactured new atomic bombs so telegraph and telephone j powerful that one could "devastate In ?.loricton ana treal-Halifax T C -A. plane -was j forced to turn back. j (Telenhone TV ere reported back to normal with no restrictions. I-Rst nisht communiea- tiort with Halifax -eras kept ooen bv a channel across the Bar of Fundy but only priority calis were accepted.! Thp storm started Saturdav and blocked all road traffi-: around Moncton. air service -was grounded. transportation also was disruotcd. HEAVY SNOW than inche- cf srov.- fell NTJERNBERG, April 22 United States array authorities said tonight that more German prisoners of war had been stricken with arsenic poisoning in an attempt to kfll Nazi S.S- men. The new cases raised the total of victims taken fl! at Stalag IX seven miles from Nuernberst, since last Monday to 2.2S3. No deaths navejis yet been report- ed, however, "and army authori- ties said none were expected. Four full bottles of arsenic and two empty arsenic bottles were found under the 8oor of the local German bakery which supplied arsenic-dusted bread io a regiment of prisoners last Monday. OBTAINED BY CONTRACT i United States army- headquarters in ccoamerced Friday, in announcing the moss poisoning, that the bread hac been obtained, for the camp by contract "in. ac- cordance with normal Coi. Samuel T. Williams, com- manding officer ofj.the 26th. trv diviiioa which'guards the 15.- prisoner of war camp, said, no arrests had beer: made. fin Frankfurt, it -sfas reportsdl that a search was being mace for a Polish displaced oeison who said to have been "associatec. in a similar" case before." Tne Pole was said to have flee: mysteriously.) i The vicnrns were in varyiBs; de- grees of sicinsss. Senousiy ill aat! in hospitals were 207. fa'! of three Saint John ____ smashed poles and piled up snow-j the great states of Indiana ana inches was recorder! i drifts four feet hush. Illinois" and flic would "destroy whprc it melted qusc with- Temperatures throughout ihc rest I of__the United _ States! CBC's irternationai service I? 1 ,11 of Canada be j were j toria the per- i 33. At many points >mery was below freezing. the mercury The praine the; provinces had slightly milder wea- 1 a va'Jv o-e J j ther and Winnipeg was the sunniest 3roup spot in ihe Dominion wnh a high bat- of 70 degrees. er.co3] s Travel-hur.gry Canadiar--, free of the wartime travel restrictions stream- j j 0e- ed snto the United States in record xhe LaHr lisher numbers. Typical of the nation- tcsj '-trairsi i wide fashion parade was the scene velopnW followed 'omewhal the ra P-.H-HMVP irshal at Toronto's famed sunnysice board' taken some cm- 1 to and telegraph as no, walk where a quarter of a million j iian scientists, but it got little of- ficia! sympathy. .i j tvas also disnioted as iheir trans- j mittin? station at Sackville, was cut off and no short wave States but he did not i broadcasts inads to Eurooe. j At Moncton with restoration oT i elertrica! service effected i fand wsth that'a sas j niotioi' v. ill be erded ihfc for citizens there was a i Ti-.f continues3 unabated in D-O- aiorrun2 p.o i cauypjj hardshio ard NEWS BULLETINS MOLLISON DELAYED IN IRAQ KARACHI. India. April Jits Zttoufeon, notea British airman who was reported missus? on a fUsbt from BrJtam to India, is held up at Habbaniya. airport of Baghdad, Iraq, said a, signal rtceivtd tonight fay the K_VF. at Karachi. FOCL SUSPECTED tV WOMAN'S DEATH TORONTO. April 32. (C.P.> Pojicc said laic today they sas- pectcd foul play in the death of Evelyn Baldwin, 25. whose body was found sevewl hours earlier floating in Toronto They declined to sav definitely that the woman. missJns her East York home since March 13, had been murdered and denied reports that they were seekia? i "sex in connection with the REDIN PLEADS INNOCENT ON ESPIONAGE SEATTLE, April 22. (A.P.I Nicoiai Gregoririch Redin, 29-year- old Russian hcctcnant, pleaded inaocent today when arraigaed in federal district court on indictment charging faiai _ people gathered. on mic d- m ier-McNaughton Tiff J. J-