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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD MONDAY, APRIL tSTKBRIDGE CO- LTD. Proprietors and Publishers 923 Sixth Si S, W. A. BDCEASAS tresfieni Director. JOEN TORRASCE Business Manager. E. G. LONG Truman's Roujh Road Ativ goi eminent these days faces a. rcugh read, ments is dejaocra No Need For Hyphens (Lender; Free Press> and our peoole. They are not con- e of scio-JS cf being Canadians----Those ho exalt race above Casacaan; unity or Canadian citizenship do a great disservice to Canada." j PICKED UP IN PASSING RUSSIAN STEPPES C. K. MATTHEWS Secretary. FOP. THE BUSY READER Member Audit Bureau of ttie death of a President cf sreat personality whose per- sonal leadership did so murh to cement the American hind him curing tie wa colorless ra ecmpsriscn. President is had to face a very sudden me'- o" our courrrv in the country of French descent. __ v_ t- u_ Crolj member of To-j The cost of low-priced Unif- --------------------------------------------ronto Spaaina, declared: States homes has jumped an i y stter sli these we are no, jtveraje of 65J per cent since peorle be- KPOTHf1 S P longer Esishtb., Irish or French or' 19JO. the National Housing a- O A WJJ..I or Hebrew or Ckrainian reported, blaming real a., .Canadians. From the that i eMate inflation. KIVEKV1E ZONING this bill is proclaimed there should! __ Editor Herald. ro be new cr old Canadians; -More than 52 boys were ksKed is FKESC of sseo or to P paper ere to t rr.jcMJe.3oe (Authorized as Secosd oeice MaS. Herald Serves the South -hst is not suiii-" tougnt at singler.! the American people had fought the war. Ke was in a spot- How has the President lived up kill the exi asserted, was not incompatible with from the 1S41 census show the terms af their leasts was signed by Governor Thomas i. Dewey of New York. As yet there's so asiiss boom gosris of tiie We can cuite iincerstsnc why; Marshal Stain keeps the Red array j at his elbow when he's fixing prices. rxsmitiion paid freight as- sistance on more than bushels cf Western wheat for feed- ing purposes in the Sast and cures 1944-45. We hope weil iisarj nothing snore about milch cows and i Use of Westerners. triQues! will be held into the Roosevelt's successor everv chance, -rots ...e pa-._> area tor coal Mr. Truman cid a very gooc ;-OD. ty wishing to use tne capped by lack oi knowledge and j hospital, rnercia! purposes. use of the and 3 2. If no application exists twhich by foreign-sounding names. Yet j Actress Hedv Lamarr and her in the Xew York World-Telegram. en: been mace llin in of on, -hey filling restrictions. Was fiilrsg In of ti Food For Starving Friday av President Truman and Prime Minister Sins ijave impressed upon j the people of Xorth America how] really serious the worlc food situ- ation is. The fact that Prime Min- ister Kins has undertaken to raake bushels cf low grace Caradian wheat and bushels of oats available for export Ehipcisrit to starviEs cauntries, in addition to other commitments, is proof that the Ottawa Govern- ment considers the world fooa situation warrants drastic measures. _In view of these facts there will fee a. tendency on the part of Cana- dian, farmsrs to put pressure on Hieir farm programs for 1946 so that as much as possible of all foods may be produced. There is limit, with present farm labor farra implement scarcities, to what fanners can do to increase supplies. There is, too, core of TEsistance againsi" gambling in food production by an over-ambitioss program of stabblins-in wheat and other grains is. the belief that the world food markets are so sensitive ;to aay surpluses that in the long run ths farmer is penalized lor his efforts. However, we think it may be salt! that there will be no down" strikes oti the farms of Canada year, and that ths producers will expect that govern- ments will take care of them in the isatter of prices _for what they pro- dues and of what they have to buy. riaraers have a right to expect this j if they go ali-out to feed a starving j world until world fsoU. producuoaj returns to normal. viewed, gladly accepted curing the war.; :o wanted more freencm. They 3. Has any pay wanted an end to rationing. wanted an end to wage And ed nachinerv our the window, j -pas above are ail perfectly harm- t Price controls have shot to less and legitimate questions for a pieces across the line c- Iv and spiritually 1 home taken worth f r-1 so'much to offer and of and grateful for residency within its i or distinction. shot toess an egmae quens or taxpaver to ask. and the answering- I Hri tov ember. increase income tax ____________DUt U3 We have held msnt. tty well during iSv Are we_ going to let it i being a little bit after see- We farmers must jag. how well some'canadians have party and iloslem League on India's future no nearer afier a month of negotia- Qoar'snd mediation. The Count De Hauiecloctiue. French ambassador, will present Gen. Crerar, former commander of the First Canadian Army, with the order of commander of the legion ins unite witn a singleness of purpose done the war had of commander of the legion v., i ac.d ttte- unselfish motives to keep I He figured a large green dollar! ?f Jionor and ths CroLs De Guerre 1 DTICS leVSiS _ Present T___-.________a____-u in PPTP'-nnrtTr af. ATnrvoccTr in 1 congress pTeseit pnce% i 1 elections of farm are gmag a b-afneaUy. U vou are one of a ceremony at the embassy in Ottawa nest Tuesday, it was an- Price-Wage Levels It is a thankless task which ths Wartime Prices and Trade Board in Canada and the Office of Price Administration in the United States are trying to carry en in an effort to prevent inflation until something can be arrived at which approaches price-wage There are lots of people wao want price ami wage control for everybody but them- selves in the hope that they can gain some advantage for them- selves. Then there are others who declare that nothing but a remov- ing of the lid, allowing prices ana wages to reach their own level as dictated by supply aad demand, will bring about stability in the long ran. As we have pointed out in these columns many times recently, one of tiie problems affecting Western Canada's economy is that it is very difficult to maintain a fair relation- ship as between the prices of farm commodities and the prices of what the farmer must bay to carry on his enterprise. Tae Dominion Department of Labor index shows j that, sace before the First Great j War, the wages of industry in manu- iacturing hare Increased by per cent, Tne prices of farm com- ffioaiaes have ir-creased ia the sarae period osly 60.5 per cent That I is why farmers look askance at such recent as that the prices of farra implements have allowed by the W.P.T.B. to rise 12K per cent. How a fair division of the nation- al income as between farmers and others can be worked out we do not Snow. But ve do Jmow that here- after farmers are going to demand parity. And as 50 per cent of the people of'Canada depend directly upon farming or servicing the farm industry, we think they are in a fair way to get Jt Supervised Edmonton is advertising number of playgrounds supervisors to take charge of city playgrounds. The recreation commission is mak- Carmangsy. the lower income tax can also be assured o ty when our working abilitv is over. This is just the viewoo'int of ai'' farm wife and with the hair and i little unneces-! about some of tl A 16-year-old boy was charged -__________ __ SlacMGiAK learp to love it and respect it- with a pair of surgeons 1 Perhaps it would be best for unity j scissors. Detectives said the vouth. in Canada, where we have drawn i a part time orderly in a Boston _ i iii uravmi in Jig tne searcn aor qualuiea men or i piANXIXG CORPS HISTORT our population from so many differ- j ncsnital. crept into the women's TO- inn Editor of the Herald. PTIT jf union Jack bedrooms at night and alternated if it. We can be sure I to cut off their nightgowns with women for the job. The city of Winnipeg is pondering a report from a committee which frgg been investigating recreational asd youth activity whica recommends the sppoirjtaiest of a director to co-ordinate the many activities of the parks board, the various com- munity clubs, the schools and organization which foster handi- crafts and hobbies. Supervised play !s a long way from Editor of the Herald. ent countries, Sir: The Royal Canadian School; weren't part o: the scissors. A red-headed gunman was killed _ _ ---------T M.5 AJACt.J J JA -t ojmpiling Oi the Corps speeches mads both for and i Saturdav m mdianatious. Ind, in a 'T r V of Royal Canadian Engineers in the Second World War, and also pro- poses to commencs the publication of a Hot-ntorj To to tivities and history of the Corps. ac" i will be the only flag that j they -srili consider as the real flag. reminiscences, anecdotes, and tales I "ove- of history learned at first-hand in- are many Canaoians sofar as they concern the activi- pistol battle with Rex Mbonshower, official of the Hoosier Mmt Co_ trict north of Brooks oa the banks read, this is the handwriting on the of the Red Deer river, died at his wall.. Farmers must organize into farm. home. _ j one strong union before tnis squeeze The Mr. Sloan was born in goes too far. ilippine islands, where he ths Philii later was interested ia a large copra plantation- He wss a graouate of Oxford University and during- his lonely bachelor life spent a great deal of lime He came to the district of Patricia his books. FEEDING THE TOtJRISTS (Hiaher River Times) Next to a good bed for a weary traveller comes good food. The raw material available m these parts is i certainly of the best, and it occurs retaurants might make Looking Ahead At Ottawa (By the Ottawa Staff of The Canadian Press) of parlia- ment, many of them_iiow In their home constituencies tor the Easter recess, will return April 29 to a heavy slate of business that likely will see them sitting until mid-sum- mer. Chief items on the program be Finance Minister Bsley's budget, possibly a tax-reducing affair. It is ea rearan bees and raised alfalfa seed ounag a SDJcial miix of plaviiig up Al- almost certain to be brought down the summer montns ana livea a. on Theii monu and I nest month and the specific date retired life during the winter. XEED AUTO CAMP (Claresholm local Press) _ seeing to it that these products i likely will be announced snortiy af- are not ruined in. the cocking. Tourists are apt to carry home At the present nine doesn't boast a tounst camp, the one here being filled with steady renters. And Ihe three hotels in memories of good food, a welcora- Ularessoun annosoher and courteous treaz- town can do little rnore than nan- rerurns die the normal travelling tnunc. atmosphere and courteous treat- it, and the most valuable tour- ist is the repeater, the man who has such hapoy memories that he year for more of Claresholm needs a modern auto camp I LAZINESS AND EYESORES (Hanna Herald) Of course there are those who ;i the same. GO BACK TO SLEEP (Fincher Creek Echo) Ptofcably no cabinet minister is more in the limelight at the pres- ent time than the W. hoe and______- would have their rards looking like a dump heap, the buildings un- painted, and the fences falling apart. Nothing is a worse eyesore than, tiiis. In fairness to those who. take pride in cleaning up their yards_and a presentable condition, the lazy ones ought to "get a move CANADA NEEDS THESE MEN tStrathmore Standard) Of ali men, it is the historian, perhaps, who is best able to look objectively on human affairs, find- minister of public works, and king pin in the Alberta road-build- ing program. The Alcertans are showing in roads is an indication that at last we are becoming tourist conscious. Good roads are essential to the tourist industry, but what is equally im- is that the roads be built is no more important stretch of road in Alberta "than the Waterton to Pincher Creek highway. This fact was readily recognized by Mac- leod and the Crowsnest Pass, and the support received from these quarters was very gratifying. We fcaopened, it turies ago. altogether be, many ,_ ley. ifJJ.A., for his prompt action 'in bringing this matter to the at- tention of Mr. Fallow, who when presented with the facts, advised '-f witu me zacts, aavisea telephone totagjogl will probabl iirofcea chain or cause and effect can be traced throughout the re- corded history of mankind. To him, tribes and races, nations, em- pires and civilizations themselves '----------------and ____ _ and a pistol. The novelty company decay, sensitve to internal ex- who told police tae bandit emptied are living organisms that wax a revolver at him when he grabbed wane, suoject to laws of growth cial was struck in "the neck" The gunman staggered out of the en- trance and fell dead on the- side- walk, two blocks from the Indiana. temal pressure, plant-like in their be placed in a serviceable condi- tion this year and that more per- manent work would be undertaken next year. This is good, but It does not mean that the Pincher Creek Board of Trade can now go blissfully back to sleep. Mr. PaHow has raads verbal promises before and then un- der the stress and strain of his of- Trade pjaced too much faith in verbal promises__________________ and hearsay before, they almost ly-owned radio group. ter the forthcoming inter-provincial conference is cornpletsd- Another cebate-prdSucing mea- sure will be the nroposed redistri- bution of representation in the house, forecast ia the throne speech, and exoected to result in a re- shuffling of seats. Also predicted in the throne speech was government legislation to bring housing under the author- ity of one minister, possibly Recon- struction Minister Howe. Another task -srill be the sessional business of voting items of supply fay which the house empowers the of the country in operation. Considerable discussion also will arise with the tabling of an interim report of the joint senate and com- mons committee now working on the ticklish job of selecting a distinctive Canadian flag. Awaiting finishing touches of par- liamentary approval are government bills dealing with Canadian citizen- ship and ths proposed loan to Britain. Both now are mid- way through their passage In the house. Radio: Emphasis on frequency modulation and facsimile transmis- sion will be made at the new session of the commons radio committee, scheduled to meet after the Easter recess. Revenue Minister McCann who guided the destinies of the com- mittee ss chairman for many years will be one of the chief witnesses. Radio control was made one of his responsibilities after he was taken into the cabinet- Other witnesses will be Davidson Dunton. CBC chairman. Dr. Augustine Frigon, CBC general manager, and a re- presentative of the Caaaciaii Asso- ciation of private- missed the They cannot af- repetition. This time thev on. the job until the job and that means a black-top highway, from to Pincher Creek, con- Alberta with the great industry of the United 20 Years Ago From the Hies of The Lethbridge Herald. The litUe town of Crow's Nest was practically wiped oui by fire this Jnorning. so far as the Alberta- side as concerned. Nice showers fell in many parts Taber today is checking its losses in the worst fire 5n the history of Every human society -was within f ?TC INFUJENCE COUNTS Cvlacleod Gazette) natural for youngsters Sappers of tain's flag. 3ut rsore than minds. People are no longer satis- e holds no powers out has centuries. These inougnts cease to 'mind with the receipt of a booklet XCOME TAX i (High River Times) -ie cf 1 VV rlfJLL ada dees indeed need these men figures which permit no escape or the town. Three business olaces fell a. prey to the flames. view. Lethbridge is creating a civic centre in which two city blocks are given over for recreational i Fjrt purposes. Recreation and physical Pakistan in which the Sikhs would foreigner asks them "what Hag Is fitness are bromine a a Protesting minority. "If Pakis- i when Canada's new banner v. lon fe formed." he declares, "there floats in the breeze. It will be a wil! be a civil war which will cost r.ew experience for us. Perhaps it a million cheap price for i will help to impress upon us that i our freedom." The Sikhs are great j we aren't nearlv as important as lighters. 1 we'd like to think we are. .v, t, whether we like it or not. The thing to do is to make the best kind of lob of it. J ___.........__ ___ ________ _ er of six_ million Sikhs says about j are going to feel embarrassed and j person who could best answer that question. His son, Clarence Richard- son of Long Beach. Calif., who was left appeared in court to con- test the will on the ground it is incapable of performance. Hearing is set for May 20. Value of the and all such their creed, denomination or religious af- filiation- evasion. Their salaries were fixed early in the war. and they have become steadily poorer in the ef- fort to spread those earnings over MAKING A CITY the higher cost of living and the fRsd Deer Advocate) mounting tax demands. If partia- There are many things which go mentarians feel thev should have estate is estimated at between towards the making of a city. tax-free, so. should everjone 000 and the process itself, in .which aU of else. Ocf_y Hon. J. L. Ilsley, Canada's minister of finance; "My problem is how to inrrecse expenditures enormously and at the same time reduce taxation. There may be a con't sav there I do say that I "haven't been able to find it yet. If ar.y of YOU gentlemen have the answer to this vital problem. I would be obliged, if you would furnish it to me." ;