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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION Weather ftMthwwt .VOL. 116. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 29, 1946 12 PAGES KING URGES BEST TAX STRUCTURE Committee Will Probe Franco Govt. Soviet Delegate Fails to Vote on Compromise Resolution Monday NEW YORK, April The United Nations Security Council, with Soviet Kussia ab- staining, toaay adopted a, com- promise resolution Betting up a. sub-committee of five memoers to investigate charges against the Franco Spain. Ten aifirmaUve votes were cast. Soviet delecate Andrei A. Gromyko kepi his hand down when "the vote was taken on a resolution which would require the sub-commiitee to report by May 31. lir. Hafez Afifi Pasha, chair- man and igyptian uelegale, then named Australia, iirazil, China, France and as members of the sub-committee. The council men adjourned at pjn. witn the date 01 tile next meeting to be announced by the chairman. Mr, Gromyko made it clear that the Russians regarded the matter a question of suostance instead of one of procedure bat that they did not choose now to invoke the veto power. The Sovies delegate said that if he had voted against the Australian proposal it would make it im- possible to pass it, indicating that he regarded it as a substantive matter even in this stage. NO PRECEDENT This abstinance frora voting does not in any way constitute a pre- ne declared. When the council convened at pjn., E.D.T., Dr. Oscar Lange, Polish delegate, told the council that any commission appointed by the council to study the .franco case should report by May 31 to make sure that it "really works and does not merely shelve the question." Dr. Lange, who was one of the Iramers of the Australian breakfast- table compromise resolution pre- sented last Friday, said that he wanted to go along with the Aus- tralian proposal in the interest of unanimitv.' HODGSON METERING By ERAKCIS W. -CARPENTER NEW TORS, April tralia's peppery delegate, Lt-Col. William E. announced late Saturday he was withdrawing from the United Nations securitv council because of the illness in Paris of liis -wife and that bis suc- cessor at the council table "would carrr on his policies -without any change. Col. Hodgson, the prime mover tor a unanimous solution of the Spanish deadlock in the council and long a proponent of full docu- mentation of every case before the council, said he would leave bi- plane for Paris Monday, Hs is Aus- tralian ambassador to France. DUPLICATING MISTAKE LONDON, April COMMITTEE (Continued on Page Two.) Common Sight In London Big Four To Free Business From Face Uncertainties Over Italy Figures of Dominion Tax Proposals Results of Discussion Will fYrTAWA. April Minister Mackenzie King a c'ate- i, i r f ment to ihe DorrunicR-Proiir.cial ccr.ferer.ce tcdav save fi brand Conference buc- cess or Failure 3y ROSS MUNSO 'Canadian Press Staff V.'nter) PARIS, April (C.P.) The Bis Four foreign ministers conference today moved into a critical phase with controversial aspects of the Italian peace treaty up for discussion. It was believed the outcome of these discussions will indicate whether the meeting will be a success or a dismal failure. The future of the Ruhr and the Rhineland and the peace illustrating the effect of present proposals to the They showed: Guaranteed Estimated Previously vliniriltim iirt t .SrtO S 2.000.0CO 10.000 000 N.3 i Or.t Man Sask i Alia j 3.C Total Present Receipts S S 2.000 COO S 2.000.0CO S 1320.000 4J250.000 S.SOO.OOO 10.000000 3.3GO.OQO 4.SGOOOO 6.SGO.OOO 31.3GO.OOO 573CO.OX) 44300.000 53300000 64300.000 56300.000 3.003 OCQ 10.SOO.OOO 10.500.000 8209000 13.400000 13.700.000 3.200.000 11500.000 14.300.000 13.100.000 S124.500.000 S131.4W.OOO S172300.0W The present provuxial receipts formed the tcra! revenue from This queue line forms outside a moderate priced restaurant on Regent St., London, Eng. The cheerful spins that sustained Londoners during the conflict v.-hen survival was in doubt has turned to disillusionment and the average Londoner to- day is a depressed resident of a depressed area, as belt-tightening continues. The Britishers don's complain, but are beginning to ask Questions. Rationing is not only severe but threatens to grow worse as the nation faces the worst housing shortage in history, and taxation remains stag- geringly high. The Left Hand Corner. xrumairs to Be the Rainmaker. Smuts Conference Commonwealth LONDON. April (OP. Cable) Secretary Bevin left Lon- day today to return to the Big Four foreign ministers conference in Paris after a Sundaj meeting with representatives of "-three-dominions in which, it was demonstrated the unanimous supoort of an early general peace conference, in May if possible. Canada vas not represented but the official Canadian attitude is in favor of the smaller countries which contributed to the victory _ being heard soon acd effectively in j discussions on peace settlements. Prime Minister Chifley of Austra- lia, H. V. Evatt, Australian extern- al affairs minister, and Walter Nash, Xew Zealand's deputy prime minister, made it clear" they favor- ed an earlv neace conference, and they were backed by Prime Minister Smuts of South Africa. SMUTS XOW PRESENT The commonwealth consultations resumed this afternoon with Field Marshal Smuts present. Canadian sources in London said while no date has been set for Prime Minis- ter Mackenzie King's arrival it is still expected he will be here for the dominions' meeting. Whether he will be able to come before the Rioting In German Vote MAJ.-GEN. SPRY OTTAWA. April Geb. Dan of Winnipeg, is retiring as vice-chief of the general staff and will be succeeded by Brig. Church Party Wins 3y RICHARD FKAXKFCKT. April 29. Germany's fast growing new political party, the right-of- centrc Christian Social Union. won an. overwhelming -victory in weekeml .eoimty council elections in the United States occupation marred' by rioting and pro- Jfazi actffitr. Conservative rural voters gave the church-snpported al- most a two-to-one lead over its nearest rival, the ieft- winff Social Democrats. The Communist party polled a bare 5.4 per cent the votes cast in the second free elec- tion in the area in 13 years. While 6.043 elected county oSl- cials took their seats on rural coun- cils today, four United States army agencies were investigating a street battle between German voters and more than 5.COO Jewish displaced France and the United States respectively are seeking to brin? up as the conference settles" down to its heaviest tasks. Foreign Secretary Bevin returned from London where he met domi- nions representatives Sunday and! his arrival heralds the launching, of the most difficult period of the. conference. Mr. Bevin now has full, knowledge of British ccmmon- leaders' opinions on the subjects coming up. ITALIAN PROBLEM The future of Italy's colonial possessions in North Africa, and of' the Dodecanese Islands in the Mediterranean was on the day's agenda, along with other phases of I the Italian peace problem. But j i American sources said it" was i doubtful if there would be time to i discuss the disputed Yugoslav fron- tier and Trieste issues. j The conference made satisfactory progress Saturday, i Agreement was reached on a j limitation for the Italian, fleet of the future which, would include four cruisers as its largest ships. Of the ships Italy will not be permit- ted to keep, the claims of Yugo- slavia and "Greece will first be de- cided by a committee and the re- mainder will be divided among the Big Four. Russia demanded one- third of the Italian fleet but For- eign Commissar V. ii. ilOlOtO'J agreement, statutory subsidies and provincial sue-; cession i The previous estimate for 1943. was based on an estimated national I income of SIO.OCQ.CCO.OOG and wss subject to revision depending on the naticnal income. Plan Foiled By Iceland Give Bases By JOHN M. HIGHTOWES WASHINGTON. April States plans for an elaborate system of off-shore defenses met a sharp reverse Saturday nisht when Prime Minister Olafur Thors of Ice- land declared his government could not srant the United States air base rights on that strategic island. A base on Iceland is one of the key positions of the defence system sfowly being developed in co-operation between the state. war and navy departments. The system Is designed both fa Roxas Wins In Philippines MANILA. April 29. President-elect" Manuel A. Roxas, who will snide the Philippines i republic through its critical first years, today received the goad wishes of Sergio Osmena. who conceded defeat. With tabulation of last week's election nearly completed. Roxas held a ISC.OGO-vote lead over Os- mcna. incumbent president. Tax Proposals Brought In- to the Open for First Time By p'AHCY 'Canadian PT-KS StafT "Writer.) OTTAWA. April The possibility of asreesneal arisine out of the Dominion- provincial conference remained aljre today after the federal government announced further revisions in its proposals and Premier Drew cf Ontario out- lined conditions on which his jovernnient felt agreement should based. Prime Minister Mackenzie in a speech said that if a province wished to remain in a succession duly field it conld do so. but its sob- sidy from the federal sovern- went would be reduced by the amount collected in inheritance taxes. In its original pronosais. the fed- eral government had asked for es- ciusive use of the personal income, corporation and inheritance :ax fields. RANCHER IS DiJUKED RAPID CITY. S April WELCOMES CHANGES Mr. Drew, whose speech was pre- pared before the modified proposals were announced, said "ss welcoiasd, the changes on behalf oj ha gov- emnient. The modifications broughs aixjut substantial variation in. trie I approach to agreement, I In his prepared speech, Mr. Brew made it clear that Ontario was j not going to get out of the Succes- i sion duties field. He called en the federal government to give suc- cession duties, gasoline rax, aiause- msnt tax and electricity. Whiie Mr. indicated that the Dominion was not prepared to i get out cf succession duties, he the federal isjj., .-ipni said the federal government was rancher who crawled IS hours: prepared to onerate iomtly in thai; i 10 reach heip. dragging a nroken. the crovincss He saiji i 'js rmrsinw- sicin ssiji leg, a ir. hospital here nursing skin Dominiaa was read- to give up bums along his left side from the otl.c: dire-; taxes nrbnding tie to L 3e caught uader 1 a bundle of steel posts he was un- i loading from a truck, was uncons- j cious when. Iiis wife and sea found hira at the edge of a highway at sun. Friday. The accident oc- curred at, 10 ajn. Thursday. made a concession by agreeing to i tne security of united States and to a four-way split. de international security Gardiner Defends West's Fanners provinces were prepared to reduced subsidies or forego some of the proposed grants from chg. minion. The federal proposals oflered: the provinces a per capita subsidy cf S15 annually based on and the average value of grns? national producUoa for the suoport agriculture, said here Saturday that j United request. Brig. Mann district, officer com- manding military district No. 2 a; ____ _____ __ Toronto. He will be succeeded there other common-K-ealrji representa- by Brig. H. A. Sparling Toronto. no-r is an artillery commander Churchia Mann, 42, of Toronto, with uersons at Diessen in Bavaria. acting rank of major-general, de- j gTAB. WOUNDS fence headquarters announced to- j six persons were reported still in ___ I hospitals out of 18 treated for stab ten. Spry 13 retiring at his own j and beatings in the riot wheat would remain in farmers' bands by July 31 and judging from {personal observations, farmers of 'Western Canada are not holding very much wheat "from aav idea of getting an increased price." SEEKS NEWSPRINT KARACHI. India, April------.. 1 arrangements yet to be compietea Gandhi sea of i tnres gears- i by the United Nations security coun- i Mohandas S. Gandhi and rnanag- i Drew said uie compensate i cil. jcg editor of the Hindustan Tunes to Provinces for rentias t. j Prime Minster Thors. now in-! Ssliii. and Ramnath Goeaka, personal income and corporatMii j voived in an Icelandic political i of a chain of newspap- taxes should be worked ass, on a j campaian. spoke on a broadcast to; ir_ Madras and Calcutta, lef: i different basis. 1 his island nation Saturday night j for Britain today on what they; SUGGESTS FORMULA after jhe stale department released described as "almost a world tour'. "The Ontario government suggests a review of its base proposal. This. in quest of newsprint." They plan the following formula as means showed United States had asked for j to visi; Canada and the United of determining the anrmai rental air base facilities last October, a: j states. i to paid by the Dominion govern- ment for the temporary Gccapatian. of the -elds cf corporation and per- sonal income tax." said ilr. Brew. "There would be a determined. "WTNNTPEG, April 29. -t? Hon. the same time promising Iceland i G. Gardiner, federal minister of suoport for raenibersnip in the bersnip which, when neces- no more than 15.CCO.OOO bushels of j sary. would have accsss to the pro- URGE TOWN PLANNING ONE OF the pleasantest Oxford stories recalled for a long time relates to a famous Daaa of Worcester College, observes the London correspondent of the Ottawa Journal. In a pious endeavor to prevent undergraduates entering or leaving college after hours, the Dean sur- rounded the college grounds with a double row of revolving spikes similar to those on the garden walls of Buckingham Palace. But even this precautionary measure could not daunt adventurous spir- its, and the Dean, when definite instances were reported, ignored them unless a climber became spiked in transit. Luckier ones he deemed to have earr.ed their free- dom. The unluckier spiked ad- venturers. however, were each fined 10s. a sum dispensed fay the worthy Deari on fixing to the spike con- cerned a silver ring with" the vic- tim's initials and date of impale- ment. In time the college fortifications became thickly adorned with these silver souvenirs, and one under- graduate was top scorer with such an array of them that the Dean. who had a nice sense of humor, allowed him every twelfth cue free. It is not surprising perhaps to know that the your.g gentleman in question is today a inuch benbbon- ed group captain. PAY SCOUT COMMISSIONER general to be-i come Dominion commissioner fort the Boy Scouts of Canada, sue- cescing John A. Stiles, retiring j after 23 years at Boy Scout tives have to return home is uncer- tain. j South Africa, Australia and New Zealand have an association of in- terest in defence and other sub- jects discussed thus far. The prim- ary concern of the Antipodes' do- minions is defence of the south- west and south Pacific, but like South Africa they are interested in trade routes from Britain through the Mediterranean and the Red Sea and in air routes thorugh I Africa. Like South Africa they anxious to see British influence j continued in the former Italian African colonies under peace treaty j arrangements. REGIONAL PLAN Canada has no primary la these territories and under the: proposed system of commonwealth i brose out in September. 1939. regional clearing houses for defence and associated subjects the domi- f T T% t nions would have a major part in i LJlISL OO'WI consultation about areas in which i they are interested. When Mr. King arrives the defence talks likely are to be mainly about re- gions in which Canada has a spe- cial interest although she. like the I other dominions, is being kept in- formed of all commonwealth de- fence projects wherever they may i be. j The Times in an editorial today said that it is being recognized that a rigid centralized organism of defence control in London is not desirable and "that in the long run a looser network of joint staffs is i S more likely to prove satisfactory i and to stand the strains that may which anally was quelled by Ameri- can soldiers. Search was under way today for two Jewish guards whose disappear- ance prompted the displaced per- sons to rush the German polls after with the 1st Canadian division in a report circulated that the guards the occupational force in Germany. oeen murdered by civilians- Counter-espionage agents probing the appearance of another Bavarian posed base. i TORONTO. April 29.-3-A. pro- 1 pid Iceland's reply in November vir-; posal that professional engineers: convenience, caa noir a "jut across Caaaaa tase tee leac ui town i total annna rental to be tuallv ignored'the base proposal but" across Canada take the lead in town j 'taS. snmial indicated a desire to take up the i planning in their _home rowus was! :o -as 0.N membership question. Since that time the American oi the Engineering Insti! ifr. "Gardiner; returning to Otta- government has not' pressed the ads. held here Saturday. -re from an Easter visit at his farm base issue but neither does it- re- recorrCTendation. which ia Leraberg. Sask.. added that in gard the subject as closed, accord- studied by the everv year many farmers have fol- ins; to "ha best, information the inciusicn of lowed a practice" of "doing a certain j here. amount ef banking by storing i Meanwhile an American ah- base universities, wheat, the soundest possible policy i stiu operates on the strategic At- for them, to follow." i lantic "island under an AiEencan- of Can- Arzother' will be VTA gross national pr i- per capita s the paynieisr, nawocal pro- courses at all Canadian province for :he year prececung ths rental payment. The mininrois nual payment shall be dollars BUILDING COLLAPSES ARCTIC EXPLORER PASSES Of drought. DEFINITE UNDERSTANDING "Anyone who insinuates that the j gy JACK BELL western fanner is holding wheat to 1 WASHINGTON, Ann! the detriment of those who are_ftan- Iceland's refusal to "lease defence Thg 'Srnl nacj taken T foods owned by M. SianilolT and divaioa of fields had been wnclesate jobbers. No cr.e was the i OTTAWA. April Prirae Again Threatens 3IINNEAFOLIS, Anril dust filled skies over North and South Da- kota and Nebraska Saturday and airplane pilots reaching Minneapolis reported the visi- bilitv had been reduced to one to three miles. The Minneapolis airport wea- ther station said that the dust storm was reminiscent of the blizzards" of ISS-t and 193s. P ARLIAMENTAR BULLETINS _RY American request for three military jj-- cistnbutinc to 80 veterans I bases ihere coir.es as the senate cheques" S100 each'and piers of! heads for 3 showdown week go by 100 feet, on what to do about American-built military ail over the world. The issue is pcsed in an amer.d- men: to the British loan agreement FRSS BUSINESS of any plan provide BLEDLOW. Buckinpharnshsre. who suggested that the date :o be mle, 1 designated be thai on which the ing.; statement" bv Prime Minister j Canadian Act now oe- King i .-o 'fore the house conies force. i speafc in reply to this mom- 67. dean of V.'csl i Abbev. modification of the LouSs Ham- President Truman's auditors have informed him. after a check of white House accounts, that his net income at the end of his first year ss president win be approximately out of a gross salary of S75.COO after paying taxes. Insur- ance and items of White House ex- psnse not covered by government voucher. Congressional leader? have bsen informed of the auditor's report and a move may be made to provide more liberal presidential compensation. The admiral was examining his youngest officer's knowledge of nautical matters. Alta, Tipplers But, in saying ihis, he 'el' short story "other modifications are desirable man Saturday- as thrv -we're follow- j in? ihe Wapiti river." only miles CONFERENCE SPEECHES cast of their -.nu-nded destination. OTTAWA. Apnl Premier ,__ Both were hungry and Ansrus Macdor.ald in a .submission the general interest. New Bruns- froIT1 slightly swollen feet uhen EDMONTON, April 29. putes over the size of the "head" foun'd. "bu't on beer served in beer parlors soon will be t-nded in Alberta, for glasses of a type similar to those being introduced into Saskatchewan and British Columbia shortly will be in use here. The new glasses will have "tide lines" near the tops, and bartenders Prairie. undercarriage of "their MASS FOR IL DVCE P1 the Dommjon-prcvir.cial confer- wick's views on these be pro- jn of MussolWwas .0 dfr-ili': .._ _T... THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Back will be required to fill the space up plane was Dominion's proposals on OTTAWA. Apn! They are understood to be at a tax. cororation tax and succession farmhouse 20 miles from Grande it uould ask the Dominion Stuart Garson of Manitoba said to- j ijjfntified as Portuguese volunteers j day !n a submission to the Domin- j who fought for Generalissimo IP undercarriage of their j to vacate the gasohne. amusement, j ion-provincial conferencr his prov- j franco ;n the Spanish civil war. to- damaged in landing, but electricity and pari-mutusl tax ince was "strongly in favor" of con- gether with some Portuguese writers] to the mark with beer. Trade j the location of the aircraft is not and to agree not to enter any I eluding an agreement based en the and journalists and Spanish stud- Minister C. E. Gerhart said. yet known, j fields of direct taxation. Dominion's proposals. ents. I JAPANESE JOURNALIST FOUND DEAD TORONTO. April TscJiS Yaajamoto. 35. Japanese journalist of Vancouver, found dead in a railway coach of a train from Vancouver as it reached Toronto today. He is bettered to have suffered a heart seisarc. The journalist was accompanied bj his wife. FIRE THREATENS PRAIRIE AREA PORTAGE LA PR.VIKIE. Man., Af-ril roared through tinder-dry marshlands in the Delta, marshes, twenty miles north of here today, hunting lodges and threatening the French settlement of St. Ambrose, startin? during the -weejt- end, the fire swept beyond control Sunday, burning eight lodges at Flee Island, nesting srounds for thousands of wild fowt All available men been called to the fire lines. Rev Dr. Paul De STEAL N FROM MILITARY HOSPITAL VANCOUVER, AprU witb 3 black market vaine of and intended for treatment of ill and wounded cx- servicemen, were stolen sometime last night from Vancouver Mili- tary hospital. value of the narcotics was estimated at The thieves earned a, safe containing the narcotks. UNITED KINGDOM SUPPORTS U.S. LONDON. April Kingdom poHey -was reliably reported tonight to coincide with the United States In support of administration of the former Italian colonies under mnlHple UGitSti Nat-ons trusteeships. It was learned that the Dominions are op- posed to the return of her colonies to Italy and also against a Russian mandate over Tripolitania, STRALIA Minister expects to New Zealand during' the last week of Inly, it persons onlv five were was from 10 Downing Street, bis official to be Italian, the oVners being i Mrs. Attlee will accompany her husband. EISENHOWER OFF TO HAWAII HAMILTON FIELD, Calif, Aprf! General Eisenhower. United States chief of staff, was en route to Ha-naii today on the first lee of an inspection tour which will take him to key Pacific bases and include a conference in iokvo with Gen. NEWSPAPER! ;