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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUK THE LETHBRTDGS HEKALB WEDNESDAY, APEIL KHX3E HERALD CO, LTD. aad Publishers faith Si. 3., W. A. BUCHANAN Director. JOHN TORSANCC Business Mans K. G LOMCJ C. B- MATTHEWS Secretary. farmers ol Canada have ever had to operate. They have 2oor prices an wheat and prices! os raeats, bonuses on and but- LI and an Norwegian Lawyer Steers UN PICKED UP CBv LARHYBAUCK) ,She stays entirely out of the limsr- IN PASSING As secretary-general of the "infant another S20.000 in expenses but as- j net to United Xatibrs. this 50-j ear-old sociates declare he can't break even. i He lives modestlv but the necessatr "JOB FOR A BULLDOZER' _ bur- i light arid in her own words spends >f ooe of the world's most dsffi- my time taking care of my has- wha- cult all the rugged ea- band." thusisra of his native Xorway. Mr. gets annually plus j more could they want? AC nt another S2O.OOO in exoenses but as- But Mr. Gardiner appears hare reckoned wr.h human nature. Jirmers frankly do lie through its ea; hoas seliiCS them szrht-usseen.' By nature not a smooth diplomat in nogs tte 5WJse> They co no: rai. gracing whe.e drive aad ____ A Seattle transit system bus task of steering the vast organize- i of entertaining within the orgaai- fourxj abaadoned three hours after early zaticn eats into the toraj. it is-as stolen but the operating ume' have tdd us. And of course i do na: IJK the present hog-gr Jr. genera! serve as the clearing graduated 1? and trcrk-horse cf the i Oslo and a pw aegree. From 2922 to he iras genjra; j 3. O. Moxon. supervisor of B.C. iSo Norwegian trades branches for the Roval Bank of f retired a bo-! _ s ao -_ Western gram oui c. ..it s hands and paymg the freight on been in the touchy j as it to ship :t to farmers so TJnc- 1 I iijey The Herald Serves the j .-0- producers are afrsic. their herds. They don't like being oraaaizatioa'he denied the American market wsich Itr those who are a bit i to bs anxious abou: the weather outlook for this year's crop may tha: the spring of 1315 was very dry and windy following one of the worst crop years on record. There was so rain that spring worth msntionins May 15. Then rains came and continued I Iaa MO packer must sell at the same a'-ire'os; worker sav counsel so the Norwegian trades i branches __ ratio, nar do they hke to see the. is an union federation and became min- Canada since 1937. has ge: abilitv to get along w-isii ail kinds of of justice :a IS35. Flour jyc-, pcsiuon owmg to 2 trai- of lovmsj to talk afterwards he took over as saimster jjjg successor is A F. McAlpise. j ,je any tiny end place has of supply aad has been superrisor at 'VVinni- the ir.vasion of Norway peg for the past six years. m papers for the extra- Ralph Jerome Selz, con-j rderer who escaped from] mssmtuae o: ms own me j a California prison institution of use numoers they have prosucec pointed out io Mr. lie and the sen-ices of Norwe- years of a life f gci in the St. Louis Star-Tunes. afraid of :he iu- that meetings with mlgnt gian sailors. v-_-. sentence, have reached Ottawa and b? interpreted ia some charters as In 1943 Mr. Lie beeam- j should be in Calgary soon. 7 r affecting decision of the world miaiswr cf the .Boyemewu _ This has served onlv to intensifv posi. i. i-s devotion to his family which i war he kept in cont i __ in exile and later was named to the j vallabha! Pstel. a mem- Throughoul the j.. Wllll of the committee' working The Government's Estimates By GRANT DEXTER i collected by the provinces, amount THAT BODY OF YOURS (JAMES W. BARTOS, MJX) EXCEIXEXT KESUJLTS WITH ELECTRIC SHOCK TREATMENT IN MENTAL CASES "the resul: oae crop TSS produced, the all time high per acre yield is. South Alberta's history. We can still hope that 1915 may repeat this yesr. Sl25miliions per year. 'The Do-. to the I SteJieal Journal two parts: normal non-war caucs.. increase j states that the coa ditures of millions and special outlays for demobilization and re- I frequently fibout shock treatment of mental cases because this method has restored so many to normal, that physicians now believe that our mental ccccs may sooa cease to outnumber, ax they do, all other hospital combined. For a considerable time Insulin shoci treatments were popular and metrszol shock almost as popular with physicians. Today the electric shoes method is the most popular of the shock methods particularly in cases of depression. The electric. shock treatment is given, ia, moTEing before breakfast, the pa- tient not having received any "sleeping rae-dicine" the night be- fore. Treatments are givea about twice a week for five weeks. "If a patiea: shows slow improvement many as 25 or 30 treatments may be given. Acutely ill are treated more often, even twice What are the advantages of electric shock method over other shock methods? In the University of Toronto Donald avulsions lead to so that the total ex- i be less severe, the frzc- i pendiaires would ba millions, tures less than with other shock j On the basis of present Dominion methods fPsnMn and metrarol. conversion of millions i------------------------------------------ The so-called corma! expeadi- i ?evenue succession duties, the -One great advantage is that the tures mav be regarded as hiving would be millions patient has no recollection of. and nrob- established a dace themselvpl iper S S Lf yca total End Income "We are coming close to the rime trhsn personal income tsx returns lor 1945 jsust be Sled. We are also. Bios: of us hope, coming close to the when Finance Minister Esley Tta bring down his 1346 Badge: and tell us mush tax relief msy expect for the com- ing year. Before the war about per- sons Sled individual income tax returns yearly. At the present time this has grown to persons. Tha: mearj; tha: eight times as many people pay income taxes to- day as before the war, aad the taxes are about eigh: times as heavy Individually, into the bargain. Most ing ihe year rouati so he psys more than the feeder can pay ia the fail 1 and now he's refusias to pay whs: j the feeder knows the ere worth in the spring. Way Mr. Gar- diner didn': pEi a spring bonus on cattle prices as he did m the case cf lambs we do not know. The feeders they're taking a licking righ: now and they like it ana are saying plenty of hard r.hmgs agains: Sir. Gardiner. So far as wool is concerned Cana- dian wool producers have always go: tag small end of the stick so they're leading to liquidate their sheep bands. There are less sheep ta South Alberta today than be- fore the wsr. Alberta is refusing to pay its share of the 4-csit bonus year because the vrar is over. As for textile so 3acg as they can bnag their wool seeds ia free of duty from people deep in their heara were} Britain and Australia, aad so long as they operate behind a good high protective tariS why should they bother abosi: the Canadian sheep industry? One day recently oae of the larg- est hotels ia Saskatchewan had two pounds of buuer in ths icebox to do the day. Eggs are plentiful aow glad they were able to help pay a part of the cost of the war while was in progress. They f els they pnrng something to help. "What income taxes and. the buying of "Victory Bonds the stay-at-homes paid most the cost of the war x progressed, and they also pro- Tided tae money for big loans to i present egg-grading regulations Grandmother Armstrong (Bv H. ried. bu: I know I aever went i around worrymg aix "I'm aettias: sick aad tired of all' were doing. i this rg'fr about juvenile delinquency' "Aad the reason? Tour pa a-Q IJ and "teen sge Grand- didn't wait until you could talk_be-; mother Armstrong laid her news- Tfce aSd i to expenditures- Tain exported reconversion expenditures "are ssSi i nulltons per 150.000) worth of goods last '-regaided as abnormal and in esti- sSJS 5? the board of trade reported. ThatlmaEmg the total future outlav of I amount is aporoxhaatelv 70 per; the aational government it, is cent more than the value" of March sary to see now much of this 1938 exports but is about 12 per normal outgo will likely iJtems- insurance, may is conseQueatly not terrified by. the electric shock Furth- er. in cases where the patient does not co-operate well, the shock treatment is given more easily as vou: cent less than 1938 raw by volume permanent. cabine turned Cabin building activities that he tourist accommodation of Jasper national Park tex: two years were reported Campbell, Alberta director -laSce of belligerent "rare in 2 softer look as" she stopped talking of tourist publicity, on his return to __ __....________ T___ i "frnrn a Edmoaton from a visit to the resort centre. Presideat Sari Heraier of Aus- ___of SS yesrs. for -a. moment and went a long way "What is upseitias: you back over the years. her daughter asked. T remember you particularly Kit's that Dr. Aaaa again. She talked a: a School club this time------------- _ _ -iTn-rc- J-K.-B- i harping away on her pet subject, I red rattle shaped like aa Indian's j The dsushter smiled. "Bat mother." she said, "After an some- body has' to say something about the harum-scarums you hear abou: these davs. Adults can': jus: shut their eves and ignore some of the they're getting away with." "War can': the elderly lady countered testily. "I tninV it's turn their dy countered testily. "I t pout time they did, aad tr __ ______ attention 10 mothers of babies. It's soo late to do much abotit the chil- dren abou: grown, up. Wha: they should bs doing is giving the rich: start to the 'teen agers ol thirteen years from now. went. You want minute of the day. It was like an obsession with you. "Then as you began to get wiser, you began to cry when I took i: away from you. Of course I wouldn't give'ia to you when you cried, but you were hard to ge: along with. You just didn't wane to tha: I was boss and not you. This was going on for three or four days, when your Pa stepped ia. He sized up the situation aad for nearly a week, he kep: giving you the rattle and rat-j-ig- ij away agaia. wnen- free press. Sir Ernest Oppenhefaner, South African gold and diamond mag- nate, said that the Geduld Bore- hole gold strike in Orange Ptee was the most- significant dis- covery in South Africa since the finding of diamonds at Kimberley savings will be. and gold on the Witwatersrand. Authoritative Spanish sources said in Madrid Spain would present her case to the United Na- tions. Security Council only through peak of these services in the war was millions and it is evi- dent tha: the government has out its back into the effort to econom- ize. Even so, this item will cer- tainly come down to aDproxunatelv cut of mil- lions. The second item covers pavments to veterans. This will amount in the currea: year to millions and the item TsUl ihrint- as the months pass. The vote ia 1947-48 will scarcely exceed a cut of S300 millions. Reconstruction is to take millions in ine present year end, here again, there will be a sharp falling off. An item of mil- lions for the termination of war contracts ffill no: recur. But it is difficul: to estimate how great the ever you cried, he didn't yell at you. j a friendlT member of the TT.N- If "Who ever expects to train a. dog j but he spoke plenty sharp. After a j grj; Australian proposal to send an after i: gets to be three or four years old? Ko siree! Tou to a dog obediens and well mannered and what do you do. TTou start to work on him when he's a week of that, you stopped crying! for that rattle. And you've never been much of cry-baby since. "II these lecturing doctors could get young mothers to stop petting little pup eves, before lie naq much and adoring their little children at sense. Ana children are no differ- i the wrong time, when they should ent from pups when it comes to i be teaching them to behave, we'd eventually be rid of the 'teen age training There were eigat o? you aad j problem." Britain to enable the Mother Coun- try to carry on. Bus nezE month the war in Su- rope will have been over for a year and the people of Canada will be in a hc-pefal mood in the matter of taxation. They know that demob- ilization costs are still frigft, They 3dow iha: rehabiliauiOE. sad re- construction, are son to be But they also know tha: mas: of the million men who had been in are home, that most of them are back on the job, are even paying taxes again. So people are looking for z. tax reduction. It will be a great stimulus to business gen- erally if the riusnce Minister can knock a billion dollars off the tax curdea for 1946. How Mr. Haley 3gares out the 1946 Budget is a matter of more than passing inter- ess ia Gsuadians. Crisis In Livestock aren'i helping hi: if we be- lieve the letters 10 ihs edisor in farm papers. So there you have the farm scene as i: is today at a time when the world is crying aloud for more food to keep millions of caEoren Europe and Asia from starving. It isa't a placid picture by aay meaas. The answer? We don't know. Perhaps ths succession of strikes ia industry; perhaps the increasing trend of the prices of wha: the fanner inus: buy to stay ia business; perhaps i: may bs the weariness of all-ou: production un- der diScult labor conditions dur- there wasn's a bad oae in the lot. You weren't sissies by say means. bu: aeither the boys nor the girls were ever really disobedient. I never knew all that" went oa when you were out gallivanting with your young rrieads before you were mar- Grandmother ArmstroEg: stopped for breath aad then grinned at her daughter when she realized that she "had been making a long speech. "You know she said, "I they ought to have me at the and School club." Experiments In Socialism (Stetlier Independent) It is interesting 10 watch government's experimea: in the Province of Saskatchewan it is replaciag private enter- prise with its own panacular brand That government has already ia- vested well over three million, dol- lars in shoe factories, leather tan- neries, wool, brick and fish process- ing It also owns s, priat- sells insurance, has a 1 tea years were Other the States had similar expErieaces. overseas shipping liae was established. Charges were the same as private lines, but losses ia five years were The 5- _, i fur marketing service and is coa- -a oiBu pro- i sjderiag the operation of a bus line auction on the farm Iron: is not i and radio station. being accompanied by :he same elan as during the war. "We know there's a growing bad temper in the countryside. Farm people As the members of the Sassatcae- an government and other social- istic members of tha: party across Canada are alwavs very fond of quoting tae success attained ia state socialism ia Australia aad Xew It is evident; that a crisis has arrived ia the livestock industry ia Canada, Hog production is mere of its 1944 self. Cattle pro- ducers are refusing to market their la: cattle at prices which the pack- ers say are the best they can offer uader retail price ceilings for meat. Eheep production is steadily sijrsiik- iag-, largely because of low prices for wool aad high prices for sheep camp labor. Butter production is oa ths dowa grade aad there isa't much enthusiasm among egg pro- dacers. AH this most add up to some- t'rilrig. Just wha: i: is we tfoulda't hazard s. guess. Very likely Jj 5s caused by a combination of circum- Btaaces, amoag which is a feeling cf great uncertainty as lo what the future has to offer. many things could be done to clear Zealand, we wonder if thev have away the clouds which obscure their future operations no: that thev more money particularly for was sold at great capital loss. Coal TIPS The Commonwealth has over mines and some States own others. The victoria mino lost in eleven years. The New South Wales Mine in 1941 was losing a week. But tha: is not hail the story. In Queensland, which really went into State socialism, some of the losses which resulted are as follows: All these losses, remember, are ia pounds sterling: Cattle stations, with uncharged interest, butcher shops, and uncharged interest, 3.395: produce agency, 18.586; cannery. fish supply. cold storage, five coal mines, with un- charged interest of 110.000; arsenic 83.000: zinc mines and smel- farms are now free debt for the firs: ume in decades. Earai people wan: some share the secanty which their urban brethren are demanding at everv turn, solas assurance about what the future may hold. into business in of all their adventures the marked bv uglv deficits, losses of government had onlv one success. capital and inefficiencies.' Hallways j It in Victoria and Gels There First Australia, asewhere pressure poli- cies hsve been too much for clean- iliness. modernity or efficiency. _.-'s J-t aiade oa the Babina Hotel South in 13 years. At oae time Queens- Queen's has again proven to be land had 111 government businesses; today she has none. That is where and how the peo- losses have bea heavy, and in the pie's tax money goes whenever gov- year before the war they were j emments. however well intennoned, not including millions of i adventure into State socialism. But. pounds of capital written off." j of course. Saskatchewan may be the Water Supply are exception tha: proves the rule. We university wnen it state owned. Deficits ia Victoria in' wonder. comes to handing out honorary de- grees of Doctor of Laws. So far they have beea tae first Caaadian college to give suca personages as Mac- kenzie King, rranklin D. Hoossvelt, "R. 3. Beaaett after he became Prime iliaJsier, aad the Earl of Aialoae T.T.-n-f xow we see that Canada's new Governor-Geaeral, Viscount It isa't only ia Canada that this 1 Alexander, is to be similarly hoa- Farm Machinery Price Increase Journal) this. Usley noted that prices investigating commistee to Spain is adopted. The price controls show TID shara- ly in these special exoeadirures. There Is an item of J92.7 millions for agricultural subsidies and millions for subsidies paid by the finance department, i: is no: an- iaciaated that either item w21 be re- aewed in 1347-48 a saving of millions. There are a number other _ of items related directly to the war: Monsanto fCanatia) Montreal, has acouired the niiUii ___ __ stock of LaucksC adhesive labor departments; for the aiiliion for films; S25 illions for war' services of the manufacturers with headquarters at Granville Island. "Vancouver, B.C., and operate the company as a subsidiary. The second to be closed of the seven huge wartime ecruipmen: i storage dumos established'at var- ious points along liaes ia eastern Canada, the depot a: Havelock, was cleared of -war mater- ial last week yrhea a final shipment bound for China lefs the yards. Admiral Sir Bruce Eraser told a press conference in Shanghai ne sooa would be relieved as comman- der-in-chief of the British Pacific fleet in liae with a. reduction of naval streagth TO pre-war stand- ards. Sir Bruce said his fleet, at. peak strength, soon, would cut oae-third. ba Telegraphic communication be- tween Nova Scotia gnrl the rest of Canada was restored on a limited civil service commission; S4.4 aiil- lioas for wartime public works; S5.8 millions for the transpor: depart- ment; millioas for the R.C.MP.; aad so forth. IE is reasonable to estimate tha: the trar expenditures wiH fall by close ro millions in the preseat year. The balance of these special outlays, comprising services started in the war'which win go on in time of peace, ia due coarse will pass into :he normal iures. On. this calculation, the normal estimates of the Dominion will be abou: SI .800 is, the preseat peace-time expenditures of 81.253 millions plus S550 out of the special war expenditures ia the preseat year. Bus to this total of mil- lioas inus: be added a number of items. There will be a further large .not arise or may be delayed for many years. All things considered, a normal budget of seems to be a. con- imate. Indeed, it j seems to be inescapable. The oalv way of reducing it is in economiz- ing oa wha: must be regarded as normal peace-tims expenditures. All hope of stabilizing the national outlay "at millions, which was the common expectation only a few months ago, is gone. The path to smaller national budge: is now hard one of economy. How difficult wHl be is ap- parent- when the nature of the in- crease in exoendirures is examined. Economy is always possible. But it is mos: easily attainable when the government is free to spend or to save. What has hanpened to the national budget since 1939 is that a vas: increase occurred in wha: may be termed statutory ex- which are authorized by law and which ordi- narily do no: come under tha scru- tiny of parliament. The interest .on the public debt is now aeariag and wffl soon pass S50o millions per vear, must be paid. Children's allowances are, statu- tory and the only way a reduction could be made would be by an' amendment to the act. Old age pensions are statutory and the proposed increase will be by legislation, thus removing item from the economy oae. War pensions will be another such item. Subsidies to the provinces, sub- sidies for lower freighs rates aad so outstanding fact about the budget of tomorrow will be that the money will be so to speak, automatically. (The second of two articles) The Road Ahead By Capt J. Harper Prowse. MJXA. TRAINING "Yesterday I outlined the work- ing of the Albena AparemiceshiD Ac: and wha: was being done by the building trades in order to in- crease die available supply of skilled labor. Today I -wan: to dis- cuss the work being done by the Caaadian "Vocational Training Schools and how it is integrated "The method is simple and Inex- pensive to the patient." I: is easier on the patient with heart or blood pressure disturbances. However there are some condi- tions in which electric shock and other shock methods should not be used. These conditions are (a) damaged brain tissues, Cb) advanc- ed heart disease from any cause. (c> damaged blood vessels and other conditions. What are results obtained bv electric shock treat- meat? Melancholia. sho'K' 70 to 80 per cea: recoveries and the other 15 to 30 per cea: show improvement. "Prom 50 to 50 per cent of all psychoneuroac (behavior) patients have recovered with electric shock treatments. This cent better than is 10 to 20 per before electric shock treatments were given. London Letter By JACK SULLIVAN. Canadian Press Staff Writer. It isn't recorded, but dowagers probably turn another shade of pinfc and elderlv gentle- ment splutter ia beams carinj addition to the public debt and -with the trades. the interest charges will have to Ia the fuss place the schools be paid. The Dominion govern- nave set uo their list of siudias shattered ia aa unseasonable east- em storm. Prince Edward Island i month, without a._________. j all over 70 years. In addition the Dominion is pledged to help the provinces in paying pensions to the Mrs. Tommy Frank, wife of an Indian trapper living near Smith" River in northern B.C., was brought to For: St. John. B.C.. for medical examination over the weekend after, police said, her husband re- ported to xhem he had returned from his trapliaes to find his four children locked in the house, with burning debris piled against it. Many Royal Indian navy raSngs who took part in Boiabay' disrorb- ances in February belonged to Congress party's lef: win? and to Communist groups, Vice-Adiairal J. H. Godfrey, British flag officer coromandint at the time of the in- cidents, told a Delhi govern- ment coauaissiGE of itsquiry into the disorders. A Manitoba geologist. Earl Clif- 65-69 _age group. The total cost 3s estimated at S234 millions per vear. The estimated cost to the Dominion" of the presen: old age pension in the current year is 534 millions. There is, therefore, an increase here of 5200 millions. Health insurance, on the basis proposed by the Dominion, would add S148 millions per year to the estimates, The present subsidies to the prov- inces, plus the succession duties up so that i: corresponds with the list of skills required by the regulations established under the Apprentice- ship Act. The instructors are ex- an interview Vers Bland, at- tractive 28-year-old London blond. She can ask the darnedest ques- tions, and get away with it. Tnese interviews alwavs -with Very Important Persons are held in secre: and rrsg questions and answers never ge: beyond the four walls of the meeting-place. That is, they didn't until :he other clay. I: then she demonstrated she can shatter the accepted rules cl diplomacy with easy aplomb. In an interview with two hefty, athletic-looking gents, she suddenly inQuired: "Have you hairy Their answers, afier an eaibarrassed silence, tickled Miss Bland. gulped pat they iiada't- The interyievred never take ex- ception to her iaouisitiveness be- cause she is engaged on preliminary research work on prospective models for the world-famed Madame Tus- saud's Wax Museum. Her sDecialtv is coloring faces (with pain: and brush) and sticking hairs one by one, into waxen knees if necessary. The "hairy knee" conundrum cropped up during her research work with the captains of Charlton Athletic and Derby Countv football They are destined for a, clubs. sports tableux at the umsuem and will be on display in soccer regalia whjch calls for exposed knees. With Tussaud's reputatJoa for minutes: detail in the finished pro- duct. the question was vital. Miss Bland, who worked ttjj .dub. .LUG UUJtXla IR. KING'S WAT Journal, Cons.) itself to seem as though round carpenter. j bargaining position oa the labor was the voice, or the particular 1 To prevent this happening, coa-1 Jaarket. friend, of any single entity. Such an attitude, as represented by Mr. Kiag. may at times seesi incon- _ sistent, at times lacking in in- who prefers to keen on doing some it is aevertheless an iadis- relatively simple operation he can pensable part of the techaicrue of i do sometimes it lies with the stant supervision of traiaees and times the fault lies with the maa I fee! that that is a sltoa- a successful party. It keeps ia mind employer. Either way it defeats the the truth that electors don't always of credits made ia any ose period vote for the temper since the Edmontoa office opened I aad skill of a be about a year ago. called as OtxUAkf VI. i VA.AU AA A their employers is necessary. Some- which can be guarded against. Somehow the demand must be met. Necessity is the mother of invention. There is a necessity for increased building today. And unless the skilled labor is available we can object of the apprenticeship train- be certain somebody will new ia? plan. building techniques which might But in spite of all these plans It i even reader most of the old trades is felt by many that there is sot J obsolete. NEWSPAPERflR CHIV ;