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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION WeaiKer CONTUfUWG WABM VOL. 111. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, APRIL 12 PAGES W.P.T.B. REFUSES JUMP CATTLE PRICES Bevin I Day light Tune Dominions Over Policy Site of Big St. Mary Dam to Peace Meeting in Paris April Oable.) The Commonwealth prime meeting began today at 10 Downing Street, resi- dence of Prime Minister Attiee. with Foreign Secretary Bevin and the chiefs of staff present, j indicating an immediate start of foreign affairs and world secur- j ily discussions. Mr. Bevin. who flies to Paris j Thursday for the foreign ministers'! conference, before he leaves grant- ed to ?alSr oil international affairs j with Prime Minister Chiaey of Aas-" traha and. Dr. H. V. Evatt, Aus- tralian minister of external af- fairs, and Walter Nash who Is rep- reseatiag New Zealand at the con- ference. This is the Srsi; in a series of consultations with the dominions in relation to the four-power de- liberations on European peace treaties. It was learned that Mr. Bevin's reports to the British gov- ernment v.-ili be mace Immediately available to the dominions' ministers here and their comments trill be relayed promptly io uie "Paris meeting. The hope is that any draft treat- ies resulting from the foreign min- isters' deliberations will incorporate as -well as possible the views not, only of the United Kingdom but also j of all the dominions. AWAIT KING. SMUTS Only Australia and New Zealand were represented at today's confer- ences. Prime Minister Smuts of South Africa Is arriving later in the week and Prime Minister Mac- kenzie "King of Canada is coming bus a date has nos yet been set" for his arrival. The talks are to continue at lease for three weeks "matters pertaining to the Pacific" announced as the princi- pal business. Is is not expected formal decisions be reached ac the meetings which are primarily for an exchange of -clews among the Commontfealsh countries. The presence of the military men Indicates however that- the closest; study will be made of Common- wealth defence requirements ;i both their military and political aspects. Ic Is understood thai Mr. Bevin. greeted by shouts of "Good old Ernie" by the crowd as he arrived at Downing Street, is giving the delegates a review of foreign affairs today after which general discus- sions will be held. G.B. PRESS VIEWS LONDON, April (OP, Cable) Yorkshire Post, declaring that empire influence was weaken- ed before the war because the do- minions "behaved largely as un- correlated sovereign today expressed the hope editorially that the current talks'of commonwealth prime ministers might strengthen the ties of empire. "The present demand by Aus- tralia for a common. Pacific policy may well point the way towards BDMOXTON1, April Mrs. Yf. Dzyraauk of Edmonton makes no bones about her de- sire that Edmonton remain on Standard Time during the sum- mer months. In a letter to aldermen opposing a. change to Daylight Mrs. Dzuranuk said: "If you vote this thing- (Day- light Saving Time) through, bear in mind that wording men clo sot play golf, and from pjtn. have of time to put in idle. So the hotel seems to be the only place to visit and cool off. The result is staggering, and so is many a man home to supper." BodyofDuce Is Removed MILAN, April cipal authorities reported that the body of Benito Musso- lini was remored during the night from Maggione cemetery here by "unknown" persons. An inquiry to ascertain the responsibility was under way. The discovery was made by workers who were in the ceme- tery to exume other bodies. Mussolini was buried in a pauper's grave in the cemetery soon after his execution by partisans near the Swiss border ia April. 1945- The bodies of Claretia his mistress, and five henchmen who I were executed at the same time were! Current Shortage Is Said Only Seasonal SOYBEAN OIL L'SED TO DRIVE BATTLESHIP Reports Alleging Existence of Black Market Serve Only to Aggravate Cattle Prices Adjusting Themselves to Set Ceilings board said a statement the current shortage of beef PEARL HARBOR. April 23. Japan was so short of fuel in the months of the war that soybean osl was used to drive the super-bat- OTTAWA, April prices today announcement that tenders will be called this week for the building of the first tunnel, work will soon get under way at the site shown above where the S3.500.000 dam on the St. Mary river will rise during the next two or three years. The picture was taken on the site, looking west and north, and down river. 1 and 2 show test holes put down for the footings. Width o- the dam will be about that between the two men hi the picture. 3 shows the road from the Etood Indian Reserve down to the ford as the dam site. v The cam will be about 18o feet high and about 2.000 fee: long as the crest. Photo; Herald Engraving. buried, near his grave. the Mussolini was captured on i shores of Lake Como, attempting i to escape into Switzerland. After a summary trial, he and the others were shot. The bodies were brought to Milan and hung up for exhibition in the public square. Thousands flocked to see the corpse of the man who had led Italy into war. and one woman fired several shots into his body." crying that each bullet rep- resented her vengeance for her sons lost in the war. The grave was unmarked. Two Associated Press photographers and a correspondent went to the ceme- tery yesterday to get pictures of grave and found every- thing in order. A cemetery watchman pointed to what he supposed was Mussolini's grave, saying that the body of Achnie Starace, former secretary of the Fascist party, was near by. But only three or four persons actually knew the trufe place where Mussolini was buried. Maritime Areas Return To Normal HALIFAX, April munication lines between ITova Scotia and ICew Brunswick were gradually returning to normal today as linemen restored poles and wires damaged by an unseasonable spring Threaten ill Hostages -In Milan Jail MILAN, Italy, April 23 Besieged and rioting: convicts in the San Vittore prison threatened today to hang; all the 25 hostages they have held since Sunday tmless their de- mands for liberty are met by tomorrow. A thousand policemen, firing at windows and walls, surround- ed the prison and met spor- adic ers. THREATEN HANG HOSTAGES The captives cried out over a loud speaker system: "We may all be killed, but first you will see the bodies of the host- ages dangling from the highest windows of the prison." A nolice commissioner, cara- hinieri and auxiliaries were seized when the revolt erupted. U.S. Chief Justice Dies states navy" technical mis- and indicated there was no intention to Increase price ceii- sion disclosed. jEgS to stimulate marketing of cattle. Board officials said reports alleging the existence of a. widespread black market and acute shortages which had been "almost hysterical" in tone during the last few days served only to "aggravate" the shortage situation. Actualty, cattle prices were adjusting themselves to estafa- I lished beef price ceilings. TORONTO SITUATION from Montreal. Toronto The statement referred spe- j and Winnipeg aU showed that only Food Needed! For Children eifieally to the situation in To- ronto, where butcher counters were almost bare on the week- end and large packers lowered their bids on the livestock mar- ket because they claimed they could not continue to pay pre- vailing prices and still sell dress- ed meat at ceilins prices with- out loss. i about 25 per cent of cattle dehV- enes were being received shis I as compared to sirpi'nr periods dur- j ins the pas; few months." I The seasonal reduction or beef supplies this season had occurred a month earlier rfran in 1945, the statement; said, emphasizing thac there always was a period of short- ane between the tsnvr the lass of CAIRO. April Maurice Pate, adviser to Herbert Hoover. said todav- that between 20.000.000 and 30.000.000 children in Europe ureentlv need most poig- w iiiCiC liU LiltT fcW 11 siaat human problem m to- Toronto deiivenes had oeea cat Sat m the spring and before grass- Europe and recommended that it j s consist of at least one meal daily of j f-mf t surged current 'MaTCH "There was no indication that the grain-fed cattle come to mar- CCHKEST (Continued on Page Three) HAKLAX F. STOXE i it. Chief Justice of the U-S. Supreme One jaile-'and were Court, who died suddenly Monday announced his death frora morred killed bv eunfire durine of a massive cerebral hemorrhage. massive cerebral hemorriiae By PAUL M. YOST. April Justice Harlan V. Stone's sudden death cut the supreme court to a seven-man tribunal today and stirred wide speculation on President Ira- nian's possible choice for the highest United States judicial position, The hard-wcrkins. 73-year-old Justice- Stone fired two dissenting opinions at bis col- leagnes in a prolonged court session yesterday, then faltered over the first of three majority opinions he had prepared. He paled and his first words trail- ed off. The court session was halted abruptly. Doctors said he had indigestion. He was taken home. A few hours later ihis secretary j health and food "conditions in Po- lland. Finland. Sweden. Norway. England. The Netherlands. Belgium, Denmark. Germany, Austria. Yugc- i slavia and Greece. I "The worst conditions were found i in Poland, which has the greatest f r t i! needs." he said in a report subtrat- Shocked ted to Mr. Hoover, honorary chair- man of the United States famine emergency committee. He told a press conference that the situation in. Germanv is prac- tically the same as in Poland, but. added: 'The Germans are better; organizers and are making the best j of what they get." j On Ottawa" Over Beef Price TORONTO, April that farmers would "march on Ottawa" to protest prices board regulations and ceiling: prices were heard from aericultural organizations yes- lifted or some satisfactory pries ad- justment is made. WITHHOLD SHIPMENTS Only about 25 per cent of the nor- mal Monday quota of cattle was received at" the Toronto livestock: terday as the meat shortage yards yesterday ss farmers started. continued severe at most On- j withholding: shipments. Is now is j a week since the large packiES' i houses lowered their bids, contecd- leg it was impossible to pay the The Ontario Agri- j prevailing and stffijnakeja tario centres, and livestock, mar- kets across the country slumped well below normal trading levels. dSSdl Profit on" sale of the dressed Jr c" war'! on the federal government within 15 j at the wholesale ceUrag puce. Sfi- S days to name a parliamentary com- ceipts at the Winnipeg _yards yes- mass killings, vast enforced nugra reported killed by gunfire during the night, and approximately 30 persons vrcundec. Curing a brief truce, a number of nuns and 150 women prisoners were removed from the jail, which i was described as "more of a bat- tlefield than a prison." Police said no Drisoners had suc- ceeded ia escaping. Searchlights j and machine-guns have been i _uj ___ ______, snowstorm that struck the N.S.- achlevement "and of a N.B. border area early_ Sunday. truly imperial world it said. The Cardiff Western Mail said the meeting of commonwealth poli- tical leaders was iess important than BEVIN MEETS (Continued on Page Two.) The Left Hand Corner. Punctuation P I a g u Trumpeter Swans Pois- Prince Edward Island, also hard hit by the storm, was still cut oS from telegraphic or telephone con- tact with the mainland and tele- graph company officials said serv- ice would not likely be restored to the island until sometime this af- ternoon. Only link with P-ELL was by airplane and the Cape Tor- mentine ferry, as both the airlines and ferry were operating on sched- ule last night- Damage was most extensive in He was 73 years of age. political charges, were reported 1 have seized enough ammunition and food to hold out for several Shidehara Heads Jap Progressives TOKYO, April Shidehara today accepted the lead- cabireo scceed hfe massive cerebral TRTJMAN SHOCKED Mr. Truman, who learned of the chief justice's death aboard the aircraft carrier Franklin D. Roose- velt, termed it "a gnevious loss to the country" and said he was "ter- ribly The president left Washington Sunday to observe naval manoeuvres off the Virginia coast. The first wave of speculation touched off by Chief Justice Stone's death centred on possibuitv that Mr. Truman might elevate one C- IH o' Oi. Soc'al OUCltii s- certain prisoners." THREE BURNED TO DEATH i the flat, 60-mile stretch of land be- j tween Salisburg, N.B., and Am- herst. N.S., where between 80 and j 100 telegraph poles were knocked I down. Residents of Moncton, N.B., were without natural gas for 36 hours and many families went without heat in their homes until service was resumed yesterday morning. All 1WAS intrigued by the news that j electric power in the city was also Herm, one of the smallest of! suspended for four hours yesterday. the Channel Islands, is in the News agency and radio services; market once more, says the London j were affected and The Canadian correspondent of the Ottawa Jour- j Press served its member newspapers nal. Its market value has gone j in Nova Scotia by cable from Lon- up substantially. At one time you don and Bermuda until wires were could get the whole island for j operating again late yesterday. C.P. a year. Not only so. but you had I news was flown to Prince Edward it virtually to yourself. It is said island from Moncton and Halifax.! that when one man joined up at i the beginning of the war the male adult population was reduced by i one half. Herm boasts a nine-hole golf' _ _ course but on reaching the put- iy! ting greens it was difficult to dis- tir.gujsh between the hole and the rabbit scraoes. Rabbits are m fact the principal inhabitants of the island. There is also a cemetery which must be the smallest ever. Just one man buried there. He was supposed to have died of a gram to Shidehara tomorrow. The demands of the Liberal party, headed by Ichiro Hatoyarna. for the premiership, and the Socialists' con- tentions that any new government DETROIT, April should be based on the Social Demo- little girls burned to death Monday j crat philosopny, highlighted the night when candles they had light- day's conferences, ed set fire to a garage where they j Hatoyama represented his party were nlaving. The dead children are i m conferences with Shidehara after Wanda Arthur, four, her two-year- j Uie cabinet was unabie to obtain old sister Florence, and Batty Jane from Gen. MacArthurs headqaar-; Sfcetel. three. ETr.est Arthur. Jr., tere any indication whether the i and Jeoll Stamper, both eight. Liberal leader would oe acceptable i escaped from the blazing garage. as premier. j U.S. CHID? (Continued on Page Two.) Gen. Clark Protests VIENNA, April Mark Clark, com- mander of the United States oc- cupation forces in Austria, to- day lodged a sharp protest with the Soviet authorities over the alleged attack yesterday by four Soviet fighter planes on an American transport aircraft over the United States airport at TuUn, near Vienna. places where supplementary feeding doing a is carried on. He said England was t" child-feeding and for protest meetings preparatory to a march on Ottawa. to emergency session at London. Few realize tfcsfc the threatening food shortage is the inevitable re- sult of a policy of cheap food on Ont. the Ontario Beef Cattle Pro-! the rart of the prices board. IT that Finland was struggling to pro- sincere association urged immediate i vide a "modest soup" for children, j removal of the retail ceiling prices W on beef, it advised farmers to with-' hold shipments to livestock mar- kets until either the ceilings are Year Normal For Teachers CALGARY. April Al- berta Teachers association annual convention was thrown into a tur- moil here Monday when Hoa. R. S. Ansley. minister of education, an- nounced at the opening1 session that, contrary to the recommendation the government's own advisory board; and contrary to the policy already embarked upon by the province, one year of training will be sufficient for the future teachers of Alberta. Mr. Ansley said, "an elementary and intermediate certificate U to be granted after one year's i raining and will enable its holder to teach grade W. Added periods of j training should be more of the na- is desirea. something done to csasge tae picture. FARMERS {Continued: on Page Two.) More Support For UNRRA Called For By Truman ture of post-graduate courses." be assured to us while famine, dis- ease and destitution deprive others of the to live, let alone pros- per." CONDITIONS WORSEN The letter was dated March 22 and patently was modified by the worsening of ctmciuoos in the months since the close, pec. 31, 1345. of the quarter for which UJST. R-R-i. was reporting. The report itself commented Uiat "starvation, ulague. exposure, iso- anc other His could have been dealt with 3sst collectively thev made for liabili- United Nations as weil as ths ties in which the total was more the sum of the parts." had been hoped. WASHINGTON. April Truman called Mon- day for continuing and increas- ing support of United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Ad- ministration in the names of conscience, prudence and self- interest. Transmittine to congress the report of the relief organization for the last quarter of 1945. the president reported conditions which "threatened execution even of the limited relief pro- that had been planned." lii.lb U.1U ISCCII j Obviously addressing the other Supt. Darling Will Succeed Asst. Com. Hancock May 1 MORE SUPPORT (Connmiect on Page TwoJ Ontario Cattle Ceiling Removal LONDON. Ont.. April K? Executive of the Ontario Beef Cat- 1 tie Producers' Association in an plague so they seemea it saier to emergency meeting Monday passed bury mm wnere he lay ratner Jhan a urging immediate re- risk transportation to bonng mainland of Gi Herm lent its comedy to the war. A Commando nuisance raid planr.ed by us against Guern- sey lost its way in the fog and landed on Herm instead. Even the away on the men's Both Officers Widely Known in Promotion for Darling taken or a satisfactory prxe j adjustment :s made. The meeting followed a week or more of meat shortages ui many On- centres "WE'VE ALREADY BEATEN YOU" (Critic in the London New States- the large packing houses in dropping bids at the livestock markets, the ground they were unable on to purchase at prevailing prices and "a profit bv selling the ttle at ceiling prices. man and Nation) j The enclosed delicious account of a football match in Germanv __ reaches ice from a British officer: 1 The resolution passed by the I camp back from Dusseldorf en Thursday night, after a big foot- ball match, the first publicized one in which a German team was play- ing a British army team. The Ger- mans were bettor footballers, and in tie producers will go to the federal and provincial agriculture minis- ters, the Canadian and Ontario Federations of Agriculture, the beef cattle advisory board and the West- em Stockgrowers' Association at THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Back Page.) [Calgary. The meeting was attended I by representatsves from all parts of the province. Official announcement was made at Ottawa Thursday that Assistant Commissioner F. W. Hancock of the Royal Cana- dian Mounted Police, Edmonton, ivas retiring on pension on May 1, and that Superintendent Her- bert H. Darling, who has been in charge of K Division, would succeed him and wouJd be pro- moted to the rank of assistant commissioner. Both officers are widely known here. Assistant Commissioner Hancock having been a captain in the 113th Lethbridgc High- landers during the First Great War, and Assistant Commis- sioner Darling having been sta- tioned here for a lime as in- spector of the Lethbridge sob- district. R.C.M.P. Active in Socth Alberta Assistant Commissioner W. F. W. 'square-shooting The decision was made by t'ne; pSc of the United States. Mr. Tru- j y; cabinet last weefc, said Mr. Ansiey., man Last September the teacher train- I "Conscience alone demands thai gaJd. that the Isst quarter would. ing institutions In the province, on we meet the full measure of our j permit rehabilitation measures to i the advice of the board of teacher i obligation. But prudence arid self- i education and certification, launch- j interest no less dictate our policy, j ed a system of two years' training i "Neither peace nor prosperity can I 1 for a permanent certificate. It was! reasoned that the teachers of the i i province are inadequately trained' i and that better training must be j given if educational standards are j to be improved. Mr. Ansley ha speech argued that too much training is harmful. j "We have stepped back 20 years." j said J. W. Barnett, general secre- f tary of the A.T.A. 1 Of the dozen or more teachers j interviewed all considered ;t a most j NEWS BULLETINS SUPT. H. H. DARLING was the Hancock has been associated with i way he was descnbtd by one who police work throughout southern Al- j has served under him for years, berta for the past 35 yean, although j The ponce officjr was born in his headquarters in recent years, London. England, on Feb 19, 1888, have been in Edmonton. He is held t and educated at Hayaard'? Heath, in high regard by ail members of Sussex, and at Rugby School. War- j his command. wickshire. He came to Canada in 'Tough on wrong-doers but a' 1907 and engaged in farming. ASST. W. F. W. HANCOCK On April 25. 1911, the officer joined the Royal North West Mounted Police at Calgary under the late Superintendent R. Burton Deane He was shortly transferred to Macleod and served under the SUPT. DARLING (Continued on Page Three) unfortunate development. Newspapermen Outspell Broadcasters TORONTO, war correspondents out-spelled a j Quartet o' racio announcers iasl I night ITS :he Toronto Press Cissb j annual bee broadcast, thosifih an announcer. ax-Newspap- erman Gordon Sinclair, had the only perfect seers. With 100 points allowed for each uord. the corres- pondents won by 1 400 to 1 300. Charles Bruce. Canadian who 3si45ed desiccate. Allen Toronto go; tangl- ed, lijj in. alleluia, ar.d Ra5oh Allen. Toronto Globe and Mail, who! fumbled susurration, each had -son j j points for thr correspondents. Bill I Kinmond. Toronto Daily Star. i missed amanuensis, troglodyte and sjbante. for 200 points. For the annouHcers Sinclair was perfect and Earl Cameron of CBC missed onK- rescission, but Larry Martin of CKEY stumbled on seize, ambergris ar.d ineluctable and Monty Hall of CHUM fell down on j farinaceous, leprechaun and veri similitude. NEWSPAPER! GRO.MYKO REFUSES TO PARTICIPATE IX IRAN CASE NEW YORK, April A. Groroyko. Soviet Russian delegate, lold the Nations Security Cornea today Jje could not participate further ia the discussions on the Iranian case. The Russian delegate spoke after the council. only three affirma- Ure voles, had refused to tarn the matter over to the U-N. secretary general for a report, "The Soviet therefore does not consider it possible to continue to fake part in the discussions on the Iranian question in the security couaciL" Gromyko said. Never- he remained in his seat. The council then adjourned until 2 C.S.T, Thursdav. TOP SECRET PACKAGE TCRXS UP IN MOSCOW NEW YORK. April C.P New York Journal-American, in a special dispatch from its Washington bDieao. said today that a "top-secret package" which disappeared en route to the 0afc Riflge, Tenn, atomic bomb plant "turned up in MOSCOW, accOTdinjr to con- fidential intelligence "Contents of the pnrlolned the dispatch said, "can only be described as a certain type of washers invataable to the atomic bomb project." r.S. SEAMAN KILLS NINE SHIPSIATES SHANGHAI, April 19-year-old tTnHed Statts seaman killed nine shipmates aad wounded a tenth in a berserit blaze of gunfire aboard an L.S.T. (Landing Ship Tank) in Yangtze river today, then stabbed himself. The na-sj- azLQsmnccd that the sailer was L. B. Smith of AsheTJHe, XC. AWAIT VNNOUXCEMEXT OX LKTER COURT MARTIAL LONDON. April is expected from Canadian military headquarters tomorrow whether Brig. J. F- A, Lister of Quebec and Victoria will appear before a cvurt-caartial on charges arising from occurrences while he was chief of staff ef the 1st Canadian Army and of Canadian Forces in The Netherlands. A summary of the evidence compiled against him was presented to the 39-year-old officer at C.M.H.Q. today and he was warned of "of court-martial proceedings. MONTY NOW BLAMED FOR HALTING McNACGHTON OTTAWA. April reliable source said here today it was Viscount Montgomery who initiated sieps to have 3Ic- Naaghton barred frora visiting troops of h's 1st Canadian Ditiswm during the brief Sicilian campaign in 1943. iWSPAPLRl ;