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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION lleralh Weatlwr CLOCBT, VOL. 117. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 1946 12 PAGES BARE JAP PLOT TO KILL MACARTHUR New U.S. Nazis Opens Tomorrow Prisoners Accused of Mur-i cler Will Be Tried In- dividually at "Hat (Bv Staff Reporter) MEDICINE MAT, April Four Nazis who won Iron Cross- es with German arsaea forces before being taken pris- oner of war face preliminary bearings before Magistrate H Ellis here tomorrow on charges of having murdered a fellow captive, Karl Lehmann, m the local prisoner oi war camp on Sept. 10, While all four in- fantry sergeant and three air force sergeant-majors are scheduled 10 appear before Uls Worship Wednesday morning, are to proceed with a pre- minarv hearing for one of tne captives at a tune and several days may be required to com- plete the four lieaiings. Each of the accused was charged here individualiv on April 6 with having killed Lehmann. and since that date the alleged murderers have been held under close guard and separated from, each othar in the Lethbridge provincial jaiL They sre to be brought here either laie todav or early tomorrow by Bpyal Canadian Mounted Police irom Lethbridge sub-division headquar- ters. THE ACCUSED Accused of having murdered Leh- who was believed to be a German doctor of philosopny and an anti-Nazi, are: Sgt.-Major Bruno Perzenowski. 34-year-cld luftwaffe observer, who was captured on Anril 14, 1341, af- ter his bomber crashed in the mountains of "Wales. He wears the Iron Cross, first class, and a badge awarded for completing 60 opera- tional flights. Sgt.-Major Willi Mueller, 32- year-old luftwaffe mechanic, who was captured near Glasgow, Scot- land, on May 6, 1941, after his bomber was shot down inio a swamp by a Spitfire fighter. He both the first and second class versions of the Iron Cross and completed S7 operational flights. Keinrich Busch, 29- year-old luftwaffe pilot, who was captured at Norfolk, England, on February 18, 1941, after his bomber crashed into barrage ballon wires used for defence purposes. He has the Iron Cross, second class, and a medal for operational flights over Britain. Sgt. Walter Wolf, 28-year-old Afrlka Korps infantryman, who was captured at Haifa Pass. North Afri- ca, on January 17, 1942. He holds the Iron Cross, second class. Crown Prosecutor Walter D. Gow K.C., of Medicine Hat. will orose- cute the charges while G. "E. A, Rice, K.C., of Lethbridge, will de- fend the accused, having been ap- pointed defense counsel by Justice Minister St. Laurent. A FORMER. POLICEMAN It is learned that Perzenowsla bom in Johannesburg, East Prussia, and was a policeman in the city of EToiag. East Prussia, in civilian life, having the rank of a cprporaL He joined the German ah- force in 1935 and is a married man. his trite and daughter living in Kragemfurt. Austria. In the crash of his bomber in Wales, only one of a crew of four i! C C D H. Macklin, jBom6erU.O.O.K.rdllS Veteran New, A giant flying wing. -Kith an overload gross weight of more ions, has "been completed in Hawthorne. Calif. IE has been in construction since early 1945. was originally designed as bomhard- ment-type airplane of exceptionally long range and heavy load capac- ity. Iis'design'is such that it may now be adapted as a cargo plane. ANGELES. April John K. Northrop, president of Details of a new skv giant shaped the aircraft- compaay. sjiiu iiie Jke a colossal boomerang with no XB-So's wing design offers a tre- rusel2ge or exposed engine nacelles j mendous advantage in "hit" and Land Claims Americans Propose 25-Year F'act to Ensure German Disarmament PARIS, April The foreign confer- ence today turned down Aus- tria's claim for the return of the south Tyrol from Italy. SWEEPING PROPOSAL By HOSS MUNRO (Canadian Press Staff Writer.) PARIS. April Cable) American proposal for a 25-year four-power mutual as- sistance pact to assure German disarmament at the Bis FOOT foreign ministers confer e n e e overshadowed regular business Monday but other matters of im- portance occupied the attention of tbe British, United States, French and Russian delegates. Foreign Secretary Bevin. for- tified by weekend talks with Commonwealth representatives, presented a sweeping proposal to the foreign ministers for the immediate independence of Tri- politania and Cyrenaica, former Italian colonies, in the form of SURPRISE "MOVE j This surprise move followed a I ProvincialRedsPlanMay Murder Fallacious That is Claim of Premier Garson, Manitoba, at Tax Conference THE LATE E. H. MACKLIN WINNIPEG. April of western Canadian journalism, whose name has become a legend across ths Doniinion. S. H. Macklin. 83. died at his home ia Brentwood Lodge here icday. Known as the father of co-opera- B. H. MACKLIN (Continued on Page Two.) were revealed for the first time by the United States Army Air Forces Mondav. The new bomber, known as the XB-35. was designed and buili by Sorthrop Aircraft, Incorporated, at Hawthorne, Calif., at a cosi of It is expected to fly in a short time. Normal gross load of the SB-35 is 162.000 oounds, as compared to 135.000 noiinds for the B-29, and it is designed to fly with an over- load of ur> to 209.000 pounds as con- trasted with 140.000 for the B-29. ran carry one-fourth more useful load, can travel one-fourth farther with an identical fuel load and can fly at least one-fifth faster than a conventional plane of similar weigh! and horsepower. It soans 172 feet and has a centre of 37 feet, six inches. Wing tip widths are nine feet four inches. The four Pratt Whitney Wasp engines each turn a pair of counter-rotating four-bladed pro- pellers et the rear of the wing. Range of the plane is 10.000 miles. Its wing area, is 4.000 square feet. U.N. COMMITTEE STARTS JOB OF INVESTIGATING FRANCO SPAIN was killed and fered a head Perzenowski injury. He suf- brought to Canada on January 1. 1942, and successively was detained TRIAL FOUR (Continued on Page Two.) The Left Hand Corner. -By CHAP.J..KS NEW YORK, April (A.P.) first investigating- sub- committee of the United Na- tions Security Council began compiling evidence of secrecy today to determine -whether Franco Spain menaces the peace as charged by Poland. In the first phase of an in- quiry authorized yesterday by resolution stamping} the coun- cil's "unanimous moral con- of the Franco re- gime, the sub-committee dis- closed it was committed to keep certain submitted documents confidentiaL The sub-committee called first for data on Spain now in the hands ot the various United Nations. This will be supplemented by other evi- dence, including that of Spanish Republican leaders exiled in Paris. TOO CONFIDENTIAL The investigators did not disclose the sources of documents on Spain which are classed as too confi- dential to be aired in public now. and there was no indication that Spain herself would offer any in- formation. As it began its inquiries, how- ever, the sub-committee was con- fronted with the probability that Jnew evidence would be fed to K. from both Russia and the Spanish Republicans. Shortly after the sub-committee was named by the council on a ballot of 10 affirmative votes, trith Russia abstaining. Moscow radio last night said a signed draft of a secret 1943 Spanish-German tary protocol had been captured in the German foreign ministry dur- ing the Battle of Berlin more than 1 a year ago. j The broadcast declared that rfus- jsian troops captured documents snoiring "that' Generalissimo- Cisco Franco formulated a_ saHitary, alliance with Hitler "in undertook at the appropriate mo- ment to come out against the Allied armies." There seemed little likelihood that the sub-committee headed by Australia's new delegate, Paul Has- luck, would go beyond the receipt and assembly of solicited and vol- unteered data on Spain, or that it would carry its inquiry into Europe without further orders from the council. TO FINISH IN MAY Authoritative quarters expected the sub-committee would report its findings to the council not iater than May 31 and ask for further instructions if it considered an on- the-spo; inquiry advisable. The security council is hi recess >day and may not meet again be- fore next week, when it may re- examine the status of Red army withdrawals from Iran. Digging Up Bones Ivtacle To- bacco But Was Against Smoking. DOUBLE DEPRECIATION IX RECOXVERSIOX spectacalar Russian decision to back i down on its claims for a Tripplitan- ian trusteeship and bases in the! Dodecanese islands which would j put the Soviet Union across the empire's Mediterranean communica- j tions. The conferei.ee decided to devote Its entire session today to a dis- cussion of Trieste and the Italian- Tusoslav frontier questions. The ministers received conies of a boun- dary commission report on Venezia Giulia. one of the most difficult problems of the conference. The conference sat Sve hours yes- terday and made its greatest pro- gress with the Russians taking an unexpectedly moderate line on vir- tually every Issue. The hitherto secret United States proposal, which would combine the military forces of the United States. Citizenship Bill Progress Reading fBy O'ARCY OTDONNELL1 (CinadUn Press Staff Writer.) OTTAWA. April The Dominion-Provincial con- ference, after listening today la an exchange between Premier Drew of Ontario and Health Minister Cla-vton on the way the social security costs be met. heard British CoIumbU offer to give up per- sonal income and corporation taxes temporarily. Premier John Hart said the Zrit- period that the province refrain frora imposing income and corpora- tion taxes, provided it was com- pensated. by a sum equal to what the province would collect if it again idpesed similar taxes to what M-ere in force orevious to the war tax agreement. Mr. Hart took tlie floor after Premier Smart Garson of Mani- toba, concluding a speech he start- ed yesterday, urged" that the con- ference reach agreement on the j basis of federal proposals as modi- j Ced during thp last few months. i Mr. Hart said his government) was ready to eor-sidsr foregoing sue- cession duties aJso for a three year American Authorities Learn of Conspiracy Through One Participant Who is to Use Hand Grenades and on U.S. General TOKYO. April 30 (A.P.) Gen. MacArthur was marked for assassination May hand grenades and pistols "some time during Communis- tic near his headquarters, his office an- nounced today. American authorities learned of the assassination plot through one of the participants whom Hideo Toka-. i yarns, the accused but unapprehended leader, attempted to poison. ?aid Brig.-Gen. Frayne Baker, public relations officer for the Allied supreme commander. The Japanese government officially presented its apologies at Gen. MacArthur's office as reports of the plot like wildfire through Ja- i panese fears of harsher occupation policies. t __...... TPkK Nazi Charge Is Expunged NOLAND JfORGAAHD NTJEHNBERG, April 30.- Juhus Stretcher's charges that utas- DENIAL i Kyuchi Tokuda. general secretary iof the Communist party, quickly Ssaid the Communists were ztoc in- I volved and added: "We have abso- lately no reason to do away with Gen. i Tofcavarna. former Kempeital (thought police? officer who later became a 'suicide) pilot, was known to possess grenades and oistols. Bsker said. He rras engaged for some time In preliml- narr arrangements to "enlist as- sistance" in z. plot to km Gsa, Mac- Arthur, a headquarters statement added, and bad accumulated yen lor the purpose. 'At one time in his negotiations By JACK Canadian Press Staff Wnter. OTTAWA. April 30. The Canadian citizenship bill was sched- uled for further detailed szudy in the commons today. Yesterday the bill passed second reading without a vote and went before a committee of the whole house for a clause-by- clause study. "When the house rose last night two of the 47 sections had been passed. Questions by members, in the committee brought- from State Russia .and. Ranee. jEP permanent German disarm- ILS.S.R. PAILS (Continued, on Page Two.) Churchill Blasts Socialist Plans OTTAWA. April none of the fantastic sky-rocket-; Juice. 20 cents a coffee, 60i ing of the Klondike of 100 years j cents a pound: milk, 16 cents a Un; j ago. when, eggs cost S15 each ar.d peaches. 30 cents a un; small jar j ".r sandwiches were cheap at 3201 salad dressing. 35 cents; sugar. 15 apiece. cents a pound; onions. 15 cents a a pound; cents a pound; wive? are glad to pay the pnee, toes, eight cents a pouirf, and realizing that if it was not for j chicken, 52 cents s. pound, the modem transportation services i Services are also high, a haircut which supply the town, there would j costs and in the barber shop. hf no fresh eggs at all here. which maintains the only shower Transportation costs are the rea-! bath in town, it costs Si for a 10- NEWS HUGE VOLCME CANNED HERRING LOST VANCOUVER. April S24.000 pounds of canned i herring destined for bansry Britain were destroyed today when fire swept the St. Cannery causing damage estimated at XECOMMEND RECOGNITION OF t'NION OTTAWA. April conciliation board has recom- mended recosrniiion of the Vnited SteelwOrker-; of America fCJXX} by John East Iron Works. LW.. Saskatoon. Minister MitcheS reported today. A majority and a rnbwriiy report submitted. CHINESE ARREST THREE ENGUSKWEN SHANGHAI. April aaHiOrities announced today that on request of the British authorities they had arrested three Englishmen suspected of collaborating Japanese by broaocastins propaganda. They were identified as Frank Johnston, iamb and J. Grac-X Here eggs are a dozen. Sown; pound: bacon, 60 in fresh from Edmonton, and house- i toast beef. 30 cents __.... A_A. fell short of the j inadequate" Premier Walter Jones .0 bc'ore Dominion- Netherlands "as a result of a de-, Provin-ial conference are totally cision arising from the recent in- sor. for the higher prices prevailing minute ducking. The oniy movie in ______'__.__ _ i SI--------------------- insurance benefits, although tributions by the fanners and con- j of Prince Edward Island said today other in a brief to the conference. quiry into the administration of the Canadian Europe." army northwest Air freight costs 55 cents a pound from Edmonton to knife, and the caterpillar tractor HOUSEWTVES (Continued on Page Two.i WASHINGTON, April L. Lewis today the Un'tcd x.es government he ont 15.800 Pennsylvania anthrar.-..- in 30 days to back up contract demands to those have shut down the soft mines> SVSFOS "i SF-IVED ON MRS. CASK April said subpoena had been served on'Sirs. Sam Can- in Toronto "to transmitted to her husband" but repeated thai "until we get warrant we can't so searching for The neir subpoena issued because of failure of the alleged Russian agent to show np answer to the one served at the saaie Toronto home some time FELLER HURLS NO-HIT, NO-RUN GAME NEW YORK, April Rapid Robert Feller, ont show the New York Yankees he isn't hurted a no-hit, no-nm same today before Yankee Stadium fans as blanked the yanks 1-8 on catcher Frank tUt Inninj hoi KWSPAPERl ;