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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta QUEBEC MAKES RADICAL TAX PROPOSALS FINAL EDITION Weather AJfccrta Fwceut CLCAK, SHOWHtS FRIDAY .VOL. 113. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THITRSDAY, APRIL 25, 1946 14 PAGES RAILROAD STRIKE THREATENS ALL U.S. Twelve Die In Mine Explosion Twelve miners lost their lives when an. explosion ripped through the Great, Valley Anthracite Corpor- ation Mine at McCoy, Va. Officials attributed the disaster to a gas pocket, set. off by blasting oper- ations. Photo shows fellow workers carrying the body of one of the victims frcm the shaft to a waiting ambulance. UrgeGovtJo Re-open U.S. Beef Market! _____ I Ontario Farm Groups Will I BODY FOUND IN BAY Send Deputation to Ottawa Plan Of Is Freed OTTAWA, April Magistrate Glenn Strike today declined to commit Or. David Shusar of Toronto for trial on a charge of conspiracy. The magistrate said there was not sufficient evidence of- fered by the to convince him that Shogar, 30, should be committed or that, if he was, he would be found guilty of the charge. i -_ -T i A native of Poland, .Sbugar was' months, causing the scheduled May 1 peace conference in j with Research Enterpftses Ltd.. of Foreign Ministers Meet in Paris To Pave Way for Final Conference of Nations to Sign Peace Big Problem By LOUIS KEVIN PARIS, April foreign ministers of four victorious world powers assembled in Paris today to iron out differences which have blocked efforts to-draft- peace treaties for Italy and other vanquished nations. The-conference, scheduled for 5 p.m. a.m. was convened to discuss questions which dead-j locked a deputy foreign ministers' council in London for j EDMONTON. April J. Dinning, president of Burns and Company. limited, said in an interview today he thought the federal government should take immediate action to clear up the cattle price situa- tion. Packers, he said, are prepar- ed to pay the absolute ceilinsr and would take every animal available at that price. The packers have done everything- possible to maintain the meat supply, but the prices paid for the products of packing plants subject them to loss, Mr. Din- nineen seuarated from hii familv. mnro than thf> fullest sian been separated "from his family since they were afforded protective custody by the R.C.M.P. They had sometimes lived "oufside the prov- be more informative than the iullssfc cabled memoranda The Yorkshire Post Conservative, said in an editonal that among the ines entirely" but the greater part j problems deiranding the attention of the time had "moved about Cn- of the Dominion onme minister thas tario from place to place, living of impenal defence had a pre-em- place. OTTAWA. April possibility was discussed in cap- ital circles today that Air Min- ister Gibson might be appointed high commissioner to Britain, possibly accompanying Prime Minister Mackenzie King when he leaves next month to attend the Commonwealth, conferences in London- This move would give Canada cabinet representation la Lon- don and also would facilitate an expected minor cabinet shuffle which wtil see all defence port- folios co-ordinated under one minister presumably Defence Minister Abbott. If Col. Gibson goes to Lon- don ifc would give Canada the same high .commissioner status as enjoyed by Australia which is already represented by a. min- ister of the crown. Another possibility la 511iEg the London post is the transfer of Lesrer 3'. fMike) Pearson, ambassador to Washington and former Srst secretary at Cock- spur street, and his succession in the States capital by Mr. Jastace T. C. Davis, high cocdinissioner m Australia. CHANGE AUSTRALIA It was also learned today thai Mr. Justice Davis is leaving Canberra to secrecy but to an insufficient collation of official statistics. The official stated that "the last tour of duty abroad ship cannot be said to have sailed understood the jurist- from Britain to Russia, because there are still a few items -mm T ordered by Russia in the pipeline meyer i O OerVC -Life But no new orders have been plac- j Sentence Jn Canada ed. He emphasized that "Britain is anxious, from both the official and the manufacturers' vewpoict. to ex- pert all the goods to Russia that Russia needs. Trade ss certainly at a standstill, but the door is still wide open." i commissioner will take a leave and then give the external affairs his decision on whether he will remaiir in the diplomatic service or return to the Saskatchewan, beach- Flyers Crash In Illinois Thought Killed NAPEKVILI.E. BL. April 25.-T- Burlington, railroad's Exposition Flyer rammed tiie rear of the advance Flyer Ja Naperville today and raflrojMl officials in Chicaso estimated 30 persons were Rilled in the TOUT car of one of the trains. It was thought casualties ironld. amount to 100. One person was reported dead at St. Charles hospital in Aur- ora. 10 miles from Naperville, where "about injured were rushed for treatment. Every available physician and ambulance in the area, dotted with, suburbs of Chicago, was sarnmon- ed to theiscene. i NO DETAILS KNOWN The hospital switchboard opera- tor reported the staff was "too busy" attending to the flood of patients to give any details on the extent country must be repudiated by the C VF" i -Very 'r try, William Ross. L.P.P. organizer for Manitoba, said here yesterday. club (Jacob Penner> of the party. y recently the Gouzenkos oc- _ cupied a whole spftinn of an upner _ i floor in a large Ottawa hotel." the Speaking before a meeting of a report added. "That particular sec- j tion of the building cou'd be ap- i preached onlv by the staircases i approached, that is, if you happen- ed to be a member of the Gouzenko PLAN DRAFT (Continued on Page Two.) diary during the war. on Lake Poinsetfs dead fish and then called for more bulldozers. The lake is in South Dakota. An estimated pounds r, TT7 r of fish, presumably suffocated un- j ixestdpO JtineW Me WOS Innocent der last winter's thick ice, piled upon the banks of the lake, creat- j ing a serious health menace as j temperatures rose. j During the last week a crew of 140 men using borrowed highway i department bulldozers and trucks j cleared eight miles of shore, bury- j ing the fish in deep pits. i "Goof was suggested as a method of speeding disposal. 'Gooo' makes an intensely hot Gay S. Abott. secretary of I the Poinsett Lake Region Assocfa- Mr. Ross charged that the arrest of Fred Rose. M.P.. on charges of espionage and conspiracy was aim-.__________________________ ed to drag the LJP.P. into espionage j ffde member of i Cabinet Hasn't Talked Higher Wheat Price SOME A.F.U. FARMERS ON PLANTING STRIKE OTTAWA, April of injuries or whether there had information available here radical- been any fatalities, ed that S.S. Maj.-Gen. Kurt Meyer, j chief Edward Otterpoal of Naper- convicted German war criminal, t villa police said first reports wtre would serve :hc remainder of his that sonic persons had been killed. life ser.tence in Canada as soon as "They're taking them out of there proper facilities can be provided. fa ambulances he said, "but we don's have the Napemlle police said the- .Exposi- tion Fiver rammed the rear of the advance Flyer. Both trains were westbound, the Exposition Flyer for Ssrr Francisco, and the advance and discredit its good work as the vanguard of the Canadian labor 1 movement. the R.C.M.P. (R.C.M.P. officials here dccli-ccl to comment on the story.) Witness Tells of "Frame-Up" Involving Gen. Von Fritsch OTTAWA. April oAiarters in Edmonton" had come j Minister MacKinnon last night told to Vermilion district to "help j The Canadian Press that as far as he knew the cabinet had not cis- i cussed increasing the export price I of wheat above tne present a bushel, basis No. i Northern at the bead of the lakes. SPORTS WRITER NEW 3IAYOK OF H.UJFAX HALIFAX. April J. E. Afeern. spcrts columnist for the Halifax Herald was elected mayor of Halifax. He defeated his onponent, Richard A. Donahoe, Halifax barrister, 4.508 to Ahern served as deputy mayor in the last term of city coaaciL Flyer for Omaha and Lincoln. Neb. Several coaches were telescoped and wreciorig crews worSed with torches to -extricate passengers from the tangled wreckage. By NOLAND NORGAARD NUERNEEKG, April j jujiucj- German secret police offt- j cial declared today that Hermann Goeriag engineered frame-ups 193S resulted in the dismissal I-ATING BRICKS (Fort Ene Letter-Review) Bricklayers in Toronto, paid S10 a dav, will, with a week guar- anteed, work or no lay any- where from 450 to 600 bricks per diem. Small contractors. j of both the Reich war minister and 1 the army's de- 1 cisive last steps before the outbreak of Tar." lice jobs, declared that Goenng in advance thai, elderly Field Marsha! Werner Von Bloaiberg, the war minister, had fallen in love with a 28-year-old carpenter's daughter, but withheld the infor- mation until after the fuehrer had been induced to attena the wedding. After the weeding. Glsevlus said, 1 ..iilCi IJfG Goering gave KiUer police files Hans Berne! Gisevius, one-time showing that Von Blomberg's bndc Gestapo officer, testified before the "had a prostitute registered international military tribunal that I in seven large German cities." Goering compelled a common cnm- "She was in the Berlin rogues' 'nal to individual T thousand. leave the union; be- j earn up to i Col.-Gen. the army's staff, as the iJerpetrator of an atro- had been p-jnishcd "for distributing Werner i gallery for I myself have seen the arid fingerprints, and cious homosexual attack. pornographic day. Which recalls a story told by Sir Squire bygone cays. actor most startling words I have ever heard from the he report: (in his memoirs, "Empty I TEE LEFT HAND (Continued on Back Page.) The Dramatic denunciation of Von Upon scanning the files, the wit- moderates ness continued. Hitler -suffered a nervous breakdown and decided to dismiss Von Blomberg immediately." Goering reard the testimony with his face drawn in hard, gnm lines. Gisevius said Hitler first intended to name Von Fritsch as Von Blom- berg's successor in the war minis- try, "but Goering and Himmler re- minded him that was impossible be- whom regarded as the man to throw the Nazis, was made in Hit- ler's presence, the witness asserted, nine days after Goering's own agents had established that the actual cul- prit in the case was one Capt. Von Frisch. Invite Hitler to Wedding Gisevius, who testified yesterday Ordered Files Burned Mr. MacKinnon heads the wheat committee of the cabinet and re- turned Wednesday from a tour of the western provinces. He said his attention had been called to re- 1 ports the government had decided i to increase the price to Sl.75- S1.85 a bushel with a corresponding increase in the domestic price but 5 he knew nothing of any such con- i dition. farmers with their returns. The letter said the men were "tearing the blue forms and asking "farmers for statements of income as far back as 1S40. and asked whether farmers could be NEWS BULLETINS compelled to pay taz on money j earned five years ago. It j also that information was being ob- from banss. and assed He testified that Hitler was in- said the How o. dignar-t in 193s when shown Gestapo j wheat from {arlns to the ele- I j n-es-dent of the files puiporting to link Von Kitsch vators to meet tne dire need of food of a wSg independently of the working independently ecuiive indicated a statement he made recentlv had been zaisinter- EDMONTON. Apnl preted. 1938 Goenng offered to produce a !ocaj- and individual J "What I said was that Uie union prison inmate who three years oe- members have indicated in letters had no mandate from its members fore had told'the Gestapo of of- to executive of the Alberta j calling ordered tne files burned. Neverthe- jjjg past two weeks, less, the witness.continued. TALKS -STRIKE" ana Hunmler held on to them and in __ fences by a man named or i Frisch. Goering first took this V Union they hive called i production stnke. and tha; this MERCURY MOCNTS TO 82 HERE Thursday -was tne hottest day of the spring season, the mercury mounting to 82 decrees at o'clock.. On Wednesday the swimming season at the Island was opened when a local T.C.A. pilot took a dip in river to "cool off." ASK POLES 1O CONDUCT ET-ECTION SOON LONDON, Apnl foreign office spokesman said day that Britain h.id asked the polish government to set an early date for elections. END SOLITARY GOVERNMENT OF HONG KONG HONG KONG. April military administra- tion of Hons: Ron? will come to an fad nest Wednesday when. Sir Mark Yonasr. governor of Hong- at the Urne of the Japanese attack in 1941 and a. prisoner of the Japanese until last Aagust, will tafcc over from Vice-Admix3! Sfr Cecil ALBERTA FARMERS FROWN ON -STRIKE" EDMONTON, Apnl is favored by the Alberta. Farmers' Union. President J. Stimpfte said today in emphasizing- that only two locals, those at Derwent and Allandale, had tiled with headquarters notices of intention call a 50 ncr cent non-production striken for orsarozaHqn of a r.on- i DAIRY OFFICE ROBBED OF S757 An A-F.U. member from Bellis district, northeast of Edmonton. said farmers there already were OR strike, were seeding only 50 per cent cf what they normally would isow, and coasequenUy >A COTrirxr to Kannhall. Goering's home, and "threatened to have him killed un- less he repeated the statement be- fore Hitler." i their own strike in. protest over the {subject had been brought up !n a convict income tax situation and the in- i resolution two years ago and was creased cost of farm machinery, Hirr.ed down by a large majority." work clothing and gasoline, it was At the convention held here last learned here. i November the A.F.U. membership The executive received a letter 1 Passed a resolution calling upon the nanrly denied them. Then in a dra matic moment, Goering opened the door and the prisoner came into the room and pointed at Von Fritsch and said: "That is he.'" Gisevius said the Gestapo Knew that he plotted against the Nazis for cause iritsch was badly incrimmat- i as early- as Jan. 15 that year that 10 years while serving in various po- led" in the homo-sexuality charges. I Von Fritsch really was innocent. the same attitude, and intended, with Allandale, "not to produce and not to sell" The complaint from Allandale said there was considerable con- fusion regarding proper income tax forms and that two men "who ctoim to be from the income tax head-1 This now was proceeding rabidly. and organization will be hastened immediately after the seeding sea- son when 17 members of the execu- tive and board of directors intend SOME A.P.U. (Continued on Page Two.) a. April described Xoyal Canadian Mounted Police as obtained -when lacy punched the safe of the Northern Alberta Dairy fool office at Hay Like, 20 miles southeast of Edmonton, last OTTAWA CITIZEN CHARGED WITH LIBEL OTTAWA. April Bearcent, counsel for Dr. David Limited, the Ottawa Evening Citizen, a he said related to "a Evening Citizen of March 15." RUSSIA OPPOSES FRANCO PROBE NEW YORK, April Russia, bluntly the L'ajied States and Australia, told the United Nations Security Council today that it was against naming a commission io the Franco regime of Spain. The Soviet delegate, Andrei A. told fellow delegates that Use evidence already presented "leaves no doubt that the Franco regime is a menace yea JEWS PA PER I rWSPAPER! ;