Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
VOL. 155. WeatKer CLOUDT, SBOWZJtS LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 1946 10 PAGES Premier Sounds Warning Conditions in Europe Most Must Not Halt Food HALIFAX. June Prime Minister Mackenzie Kins warned today that if the move- ment of food to Europe were dislocated "by strikes in this country or any country, then Jt will give rise to conditions which will react on this part of the world." The prime minister, who ar- rived here on the liner Queen Mary after attending tbe com- monwealth prime conference, said at a shipboard press conference that he had learned conditions in Europe were "most serious." AH, POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE "I fed that too great an effort cannot be pus forth by this con- tinent in giving all possible assist- ance in food and clothing if famine is to be avoided and something ap- proaching revolution he said. The prime minister expressed the belief that the problem of helping Europe could only be met "hi a basic way" bv increasing produc- tion. "Anything: limiting production." Mr. King said, "aostpones the dav of prosperity and the day to which we are all looking forward." Transportation was an "accom- paniment" of production, and if food could not be transported this summer there would be great suf- fering in Eurone. REFERS TO ALL, STRIKES Asked by a reoorter if he was referring specifically to any strike. Mr. King said he was referring to strikes "in this country or am' country." His only reference to the current strike among Canadian Seamen's TJnion members on the Great Lakes was his statement that "I hope the solution to the prob- lem may come speedily." -URGENT: PROBLEMS" Mr. King said he had cut short his planned visit to Europe to come Big Four Meet in Paris To Break Impasse Logger __ iMinnTimag m TkT 1 Strike Now Brightens ________________________________________________ 4h Hope Expressed Workers Will Be Back on Job Early: Next Officials Hold Meeting: With B.C. Premier and Cabinet J VICTORIA. June li JAMES F. BYRXES ERNEST BEVIX V. M. MOLOTOV GEORGES BIDACLT U.S.Maritime Writing of Make Strike Is OffiTreatiesjsProblem A- WM ,___.__. T1_m4 STTIJ. DEADLOCKED p home because of lems." "urgent prob- "These- problems were urgent be- fore I left and I would not have fone to London at all if the con- erence date had not been fixed veil in advance." Asked about the possibility of re- convening: the Dominion-provincial conference which adjourned indefi- nitely May 3. the prime minister commented "We are all hopeful that may be able to work out what 3s best. We are all in the same boat." More than 2.000 of the Queen Mary's passengers were brides and children of Canadian servicemen. WIVES, CHILDREN" HALIFAX. June War brides and their children made up more than 2.000 of Premier King's felloe-travellers aboard the Queen itary and the premier reported on the liners arrival here today it was a "thrilling experience'1 watching how thg new Canadians were cared for. During the voyage Air. King re- vealed he visited hospitals, nurseries and playgrounds aboard the big ship and made an address welcoming the wives of Canadian servicemen to the Dominion. Before disembaridng. the bachelor premier posed for photographers with a group of brides and their babies, remarking to members of his party "this will make the cabi- net members jealous." Some 300 Canadian servicemen were also among the passengers. Clipper Claims Atlantic Record June Pan-American world airways claim- ed a trans-Atlantic speed record to- dav when the clipper Bermuda came into London airport 11 hours' and i eighi minutes after leaving New' York city. The previous record for the cross- ing, also claimed by Pan-American. was 12 hours, six minutes. The clipper, covered ihe 3.518 miles at For Unions WASHINGTON, June shadow of a crip- pling maritime strike lifted from the country's busy waterfronts big tie-up cancelled exactly one minute before it was to begin. A hectic settlement ended the prolonged and stormy labor dis- pute even as crews were quitting their ships and picket lines formed. The agreement, which seven maritime unions halted as a sweeping victory, saved the United States from having a third major labor emergency piled on top of the coal and rail crisis. UNION TRIUMPH An announcement by Harry Bridges and Joe Curran, co-chair- men of the Committee for Maritime Unitv, represented an "unprecedent- ed" triumph for the unions was counted on to expedite apnroval by the rank-and-file and insure noj important interruption in operations, j While strike plans went into effect along some waterfronts before settlement; news was received, the country at large quickly learned the j crisis had been surmounted. Today these main facts emerged' from the settlement of the most j complex and doafasing big labor ois- i pute-in recent years: i MAIN FACTS 1. A powerful new labor alliance, the Committee for Maritime Unity, composed of seven unions claiming members, had sailed suc- cessfully through its first test under the joint leadership of Bridges and Curran. 2. By threatening a disastrous strike it had won from the govern- ment and the private ship operators large wage increases and other con- cessions. 3. It also served notice it will "come in September. Bridges agreed to the settlement only as far as Sept. 30, and said his west coast longshoremen wili seek still higher pay at that time. CJ.O. radio operators and engineers also have contracts expiring Sept. 30. Meantime A.F.L. sailors not represented in tha C.M.U. negotia- tions seeking more pay in wage talks at San Francisco and New York. MANY REMAIN AWAY NEW YORK. June United States' shipping industry was siowed to a snail's pace today as thousands of Maritime Union (Bv Associated Press) ARIS, June a conciliatory gesture. V. 31. Molotov. Russian for- eign minister, agreed to- night to the inclusion of a discussion of the Aus- trian question on the agenda of the foreign min- isters' council, a British source said. SEEK BREAK DEADLOCK PARIS. June The Big Four foreign ministers meet again in Luxembourg Palace to- day for another attempt to hammer their war-joined swords into the machinery for world peace. The Bevin of Britain. James F. Bvrnes of the United States. V. M. Molo- tor of Russia and Georges Bi- dault of attempt to break the impasse which prevented the writing of peace treaties at their last session here which lasted from April 25 to Slay 17. STILL DEADLOCKED American circles said the minis- ters were just as deadlocked today, on how the ueace treaties should j be written as they were when they left Paris less than a month sgo Sources close to Byrnes said Washington and Moscow had not exchanged any dinlomatic notes on the prooosed treaties in the interim between the meetings. The United States has sent a i draft ci a proposed treaty with Austria to the other governments. the sources disclosed, but Moscow has not replied. Britain and United States were eyuected to press for quick action on oeace treaties, freedom, of trans- port on the Danube, evacuation of armies from Austria and the Bal- kans, and restoration of a semblance of government In without; giving Germany a chance to men- ace Europe again. _________ Howe's Statement Refuse Call U.S. Airmen Witnesses BELGRADE. June The court trying Gen. Draja Mihailovic on charges of treason and collab- oration refused a defence request today to call United Stages aviators as witnesses. The request was opposed not only bv the arosecutor, but by ilihailovic Workers (CJ.OJ remained lively. from then- ships in key despite settlement of their wage dispute- A general back-to-wcrk move- ment hinged upon ratification by union membership of the terms agreed upon by Maritime Union leaders in Washington last night. Most unions on both coasts meet today to vote on the agreement. "la principle, I disagree." Mihai- lovic said. The court dismissed the proposals by saying to the defence. "Go on with your "I never collaborated with the he told the Yugoslav mili- tary "court trying him on charges of treason and collaboration. "Col- laboration means an agreement with the enemy. That was never." Mihailovic admitted under ques- tioning yesterday he had collaborat- ed personally with the enemy. In answer to a question at that time by the prosecutor as to whether he regarded the letter as collaboration. Mihailovic had answered afnnna- Ex-Sergeant Is Too Effeminate FELTHAil. Middlesex. Sag.. June Whitneld. 33. was astounded when his ap- plication for permanent employ- ment in the prison service was aimed down by a pnsoa gov- ernor on the grounds his voice was "too effeminate" and his manner too gentlemanly. TVhitfield told the priso.n offi- cers' association that during the war he had risen to be a ser- geant in the Guards, had served in France in 1939, come through Dunkerque and returned to Europe in ihe 1944 invasion. T wonder what the fellows who were with me at Dunkerque and on D-Day would he said. "As far" as my voice is concerned, it was good enough to 'drill' Grenadier Guards on the Hi? case is being considered. OTTAWA. June Canada likely could produce atomic bombs of her own. ai- thonsh she has not been the full details of how the bombs first were made in the United States, Reconstruction Minister Howe told the commons yester- day. -I have no donbt that bavins the material, the explosive ma- terial which we make in Can- ada. cnr ordnance people could make a bomb of their said Mr. Howe after disclosing that Canada had not asked Cnited States for Use bomb construc- tion details. He doubted whether the bombs would be built in Canada, but that was a matter for the mili- larv forces to decide. "I "do not think it is particularly J difficult to make a bomb, and I do j not think it Is necessary for us of a settlement >f the 32-day-oId strike of Joggers and mill- %vorkers in British Columbia appeared brighter today fol- lowing- a meeiir.jr of union officials with Premier John Hart and his cabinet. An authoritative source expressed the hope that the workers would be back on the job early next week, and Labor Minister Pearson said: "We are jroinjr to GO- all we possibly can to bring both parties together and keep them together until the matter is settled." At the cabinet meeting. Harold Prkchett. district president of the International Woodworkers of America (C.I.O.-C.C-L.) headed a delegation which asked the pro- vincial government immediately take steps to compel lumber operators to resume negotiations. OPERATORS' STAND ar.e mill celitres, wiil return Commenting on the to their homes tomorrow. R. V. Stuart, spokesman for the lumber operators said: "Our position was made abun- dantly clear in our wire tc Jlr. Pritchett Thursday. When he accepts the Sloan award and calls the men back to work, we will sign an Chief Justice Sloan June i a 15 cent an hour increase in wages, a 40-hour work week, and revocable check-off system for union I dues. The I.W.A. had demanded i a 25 cent an hour increase in wages, i 44-hour week, and union security. i SHOUTS FROM CROWD j Whiie the union and government, i reoresentatives rr.et. some 2jOO, i strikers and their supporter? en-; j circled the legislative buildings.! shouting "25-40. union security." j i and "check-off, not brush-off." The crekkers. who came from the ainland and the Vancouver Island EGYMILLIO MILPENGO SuDAPSST. June oce-tnUion pengo note was issued today as Hungary's in- flation reached a antl Jan- ;astic leveL I' this been ni exist- ence before the war. :t woold have been wrjrth 000.000.000. Txxiav the new cote a worth about 35 cents. Mr. Pearson said the had advised the workers" deJega- tion to give fullest consideration to the Sloaa reroicaiesdan-Kis and the advsntaces thase- recommendations offer before Snaily relucting theai- READY TO FUNCTION "The machinery for arbitration is J sei and ready :o function. In Chief' Justice Slosn we have one of the; best men we could set. The dispute must be settled." he said. I The executive of the I.W.A. wiU meet in Vancouver Suntoy to re- I view the situation. i Cash Benefits For Britons Promised Imposed Peace" For India Is Seen closed Friday alter Push Talks End Strike Seamen OTTAWA. June formal discussions continued be- tween labor department officials and representatives of two lake shipping companies on a govern- ment formula, for settlement of the 19-day lake shipping strike. Officers of ihe Sea- men's Union also took pan in the discussions with officials of the Upper Lakes and St. Law- rence Steamship Co. Friday Capt. Brace Angus of the Upper Lakes company held further conversations with the labor de- partment on the details of how sn eight-hour day could be applied to his ships. The an eight- hour day arrangement, and recogri- tion of the by companies no; their employees are sup- minute debate on colonial iinper- of to have knowledge of how the Unit- i ____ ._ ed States make their bomb in order' NEW DELHI. June i dia s independence. i tain will announce her "last word" Earlier the chancellor of the ex- SAHS1A. uuiiuic ueuase on coiomai unoer-, Lilian, with the sending of a good- accepted by je union. will telesram to Lord Fethick-Law- operators received pian a., a. rcrce. secretary for India, which i Mln-ster Mi.cc- e.'cpressed the hope that die cabinet, acd. an cppo..- SEIZEB SHIPS j v_.u i-iilT Oi iJiC I i tomorrow in the deadlock over an chequer. Hush Dalton. outlined the Sullivan, president of the Canadian to do SO I announce Rer "last. WOrC" Earlier rhp rhanrpHnr of PT- SsAiOiiA, SJSi_ JUHE ESTABLISH ATOM BOARD He spoke during resumed sfr of a bill a five-i board which will control the velopment of, atomic domes- ---------_ ticallv and carry out internally Can- dependence, the Autumn in the form of reduced well operate them. ada's" international obligations. The Ar- authoritative saic taxes, increased social insurance i Speakine to 400 sinking seamen bill. ing ilondav department FIKE OUT OF CONTROL gov by the desire day. MORE BRIDES Resources Minister G'en said i there are more than Canadian j mission's position in me cean- md to w fnU i war bndes and Dependents still in lock were reported being- transmit- chSS" that it Britain ana another 2.400 on the i tpa tn both the and the i aT-at bScfos the bud- I year but ships pm-. t the seamen's strike "unless the siip- _, of provinces during- the period of! I transition to independer.ce dinslng power in step with owners accept Use peace roratola detaiune the BnUsh cabi-i of consnrner goods, that it; proposed bv the of ions position in trie ceaa- wouid continue to utilize to the fall! Jahnr- ted to both the congress and the i continent and because of these t Mosjera Leasrue later today. fiancees of servicemen would have i- unlikelv the congress to wait their turn for transporta- its opposition to parity: tion to Canada. j with the smaller Moslem league, or During the atomic Howe made these 1. Gen. McNaughto: WTJvNIPEG-. June 15. W Rs- representative on the United Na- j bated issue. to Fight Chinese Attack ports reaching "Winnipeg today said 3. forest fire raginc out of control in the Dryden. Ont.. district. 190 miles east of here, .had destroyed a number of dwellings and two camps of the Ontario-Minnesota Lumber Company. hour. The Left Hand Corner. Fish By Fire- Mysteries Delay British Transport CAIRO. June British transport. Devonshire today entered Port Said after being de- laved 24 hours by an unexplained series of incidents. All troops aboard the ship wore life jackets. Numbers of mibtary police also were observed, i A senior British naval officer de- clined information on the Devon- t shire, saying "this is now a pri- j secret." The Devonshire has been linked i with the movements of the Grand r Mufti of Jerusalem, who secretly j left Paris May 30 and has been re- ported in Damascus. The defendant testified today tions atomic energy commission, i will be a member of the Sve-araa i Canadian atomic energy control board. 2. Adequate security and protec- i tion measures have been taken: around Canadian mines and plants! connected with atomic development. 3. The by-products of atomic de- nt will be distributed within Italy's Trouble O there were contradictions m his of violating the Lea law in calling statements which he attributed to i a strike of three radio station hbrar- PETKHXO IN COURT CHICAGO, June ui iu niii C. Petrilio. president of the Amen- medicaTiabora- can Feaeration 01 Musicians union tories for e.vpenjiisnta! purposes. 4. Crown companies will be es- i tablished to operate the surrendered in federal dis- trict court Friday to answer charges physical exhaustion. ians here May 23. VALUE OF GOODWILL IN WORLD AFFAIRS By Premier Manning atomic energy plant at Chalk; River, Ont.. and the Eldorado Mines, in J June fast as political crisis over today. ,u of disorder were report ed and the flight into exile He added of Kins" Humbert had ceased even Bank of Er.cland s to be a subject of frequent debate edccd ChS- if their positions isers wsr- "Apparently in deference to the vdshes Giuseppe the North West Territories, source Rorlu-, there were no celebrations of the world's second largest sup-i of "tne' kirk's departure or of the ply of uranium. ,1 defacto advent of the republic. 5. It was hoped means will be i the tone of the press was found to convert atomic energy into i moderate today. j useable heat at a reasonable cost, i j 6. There were not 30 men in' Canada qualified to follow thiough f OUT th the whole process of atomic energy.' TT it r> 7. There never will be a free ft eiQ. Oy market for uranium, because if the ___ material is produced privately the! MONTREAL. _ government wiU i Premier E. C. Manning tola the, gress. Otnerwise. civilizauon would quire control iird annual international good-1 head for complete disintegration. 3 ex; meeting sponsored by the Leth- While the problem of men and atomic YV impact production of goods for i_____ jhome consumption. j TSINGTAO. June i Mr. i3alton observed, however, nese Communists .2 miles that "deflation mar later on be a of this east China port were much greater risk than iafiation." reportec to have been warr.ec tocay 1 GOT 1 unitea States marines would i Answering criticisms I he oaid too much for the Bank of first institution taken under public Dai- ton said the bank "is worth a creat dttl more rhari the price which has j been paid." j "ion of the i as _____ securities" made the bank j a "very soecial case." Psvment for said. "will' be different." Mr. Dalton a.mounced the gov- ernment will not accept a house of lords amendment limitir? to five vears the government's power to ccntrol investment of borrowed money. A reliable informant saifi the was conveyed by a Mgh- tTnited States marine of- is flowK to Communist headquarters at lini. 140 miles of here. Pins-Nan. Communist m NankinET. ssic t troops "do not intend to only "defensive" measures.; ROYAL TO SAIL j IN NEW BATTLESHIP SIX BURNED TO DEATH OTTAWA. June persons were barned to drath early today in a fire which destroyed a farm home near the village Kas- 15 joists northfrest of here- The rictims: Winifred I. Flory. his wife. 32, and their four children. NTER.VARRIAGE b e t w e e n to the Congress Bulletin states that in i r> it 1W6, the first year for which fig- tilllletS ures are available, the r.usiber t j- nj such intermarriages in Canada was I W CuCLing flans 53. while in 1942. the last year for j figures are available. bridge Board of Trade here Friday evening that the science of human relationships must be advanced to match the progress of physical science if mankind is to successfully adjust itself to the highly-modern- ized world and live in peace. Declaring the problem of human While the problem of men and nations living peacefully in a small 1 world remained to be solved, Mr. j Manning added, the problem of i human relationships was not solved within countries, societies or homes, j He recalled that full agreement! could not be reached at the rece: Dominion provincial conference, j was being "accumulated. Rats, Pigs, Goats St-Test Atom Bomb JiJJi Wi _ j. J i relationships as the greatest con- pointed out trial management and fTYvntinir tho of thp world i labor were Having tTouoles fronting the people of the world i ag troubles and that 4. j. Adams and Matt N'ls'nUnKale. alleged orccr- ed to report back next Tuesday. j Rose. Labor-Progressive member I of parliament for Montreal-Carrier. 1 is charged with consDiracy to com- municate information to Russia, __ ___ s today in their search for a future more homes were breaking up_ than in which they can live amicably.! ever before Mr. Manning stated that the j gatherings such Three Causes For Problem He gave tiree basic causes for ABOARD U.S.S. MOUNT Mc- KTNLEY. Bikini. June TJ.S.S. transport Burleson arrived _lr__fl__ at Bikini today carrying ani- OiaCK-inure maJs for tbs coming atomic bomb J test. 1 PIC not- rciiiizinjr vanous parts of Alberta and Mon- fhe prooieni aifd of dome son's passengers included about 4.000 Canada to restore faith :n tana banquet which high- I aho-i- it DJL-' :nz rats. 200 pigs. 200 scats ar.d some offset the theory of e'-oiuf-o proved the number was 225. More Jewish men married Gentile pirls than Jewish j girls married Gentile men. In proportion to the Jewish pop- ulntions the hiahest percentage of i inrermamasies during these 16 years j was in British Columbia, being 41.3 i per cent, of marriages in which a i Jew was one of the parties. In New Brunswick it was 27.5, and while Gntnno had the largest number, 717. that was only 6.4 of the Jewish peo- pie. The lowest percentage was in Quebec. 35. j Of the cases of intermar- j 1.175 have with Protes- }-r.ts and 449 with Roman Cath- I OPF.R TO CEASfcJ IX3S ANGELES. June plans tomorrow fcr Clavton Peter Aslon. 24. ar.d Miss Loma F. Chsw. 21. were cancelled by bullets early :o- dav. pohcs reported. Officers said thej found the bodies of the two in Aston's sub- urban home and that a prelimi- nary investigation indicated they were shot by a third person. A kitchen table was set for two ar.d the food was uneaten, the deputies sasd. Aslorfs was found in a halfoay Miss Chew's in the fcuche goodwill among nations was of the peop The second cause- was "ignorance paramount importance, it is a breeding ground io." stated Mr. Manning, adding that the issue facing the people of the uorld is whether they can live ani- and suspicion, and through pecple oeing b.ir.dly iniJueisced by half-tru iii> and propay-ifda. Mr. i Evicted From Own ByP He could have :t corsstituted an attempt to faith in God but he caula not sec where speeches nicfc Dr holm's had anjihirj; to do with an Tli" number followed bv was BRITISH RHINE ARMY -v 320 QUARTERS. Germany Ju nr-mbers" of the United Church, i Honejbee tne exchange of displaced Gcrmar-s be- tween Russian and British occupa- tion cesse June 30. it was announced officially today_ The exchange began last October and up to June 6, Ger- mans from Russian territory had entered the British zone while COO had moved in the reverse direc- tion. liM with Presbyterians. 76 with Lutherans and 56 with Baptists. PLASTIC FIREPROOF (Canadian A factory in Southern Ensiar.d is now mass-producing a plastic fab- THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Page Four.) TORONTO. June mar. attack on .D. power of unprecedented de- i meeting ue address- ed. He added that the gathering here of Americans ar.i "is symbolic of the and he must of his ability to destroy himseli. "We have not kept pace with evicted by sheriff's Every member had o-vn concep- NEWS BULLETINS G.iVE INTOIOLATION TO G.B. OK V-l BOMBS BELGRADE, Jane Draja .Mlhailovic, Jugo- slav Chetnik leader, told the court tryins him here today that he ?ave information to Britain on Germany's V-l jet-propelled Hying Bombs in 1343. a vear before the robot atlacks started. He did elaborate. DENY CH.VTEAV JEWISH TRANSIT CENTRE PARIS. June French interior ministry ana the Jewish relief organization "Ort" today denied ifcsi. the Chateau de Cambc near Bordeaux is a transit centre for Jews en route to Palestine. A dump of 40 tons of arms and ammusition was discovered by police yesterday at the chateau. BURRS TRANSFERRED TO PENITENTIARY CALGARY. June Lawrence Ross Barrs. 21. of Bow- ness, sentenced to two years imprisonment for perjury and possession of stolen bonds. wa> transferred this week from Lethbridsre jail to Prince Albert penitentiary to bejm his sentence after he had waived Hsht to appeal. Bans nad been sentenced Jane 7 in district court by Jud-c J- W. McDonald and he had 30 davs in which to appeal. BYRON NELSON TAKES EARLY LEAD IN OPES CLEVELAND. June first in 34, two- under par, Byron Nelson went into the early lead today at the 45-hoic mark wit'h a total of 176 in the United States open goif championship as the field played the final 36 holes, DELEGATES TO P.VRLEY AKKIVE HOME HALIFAX. June Canadian dele-ates to the International Federation of Agriculture Producers conference in Lon- don, who arrived back home on the Queen Mary today, expressed confidence that many benefits for farmers the world would be derived from suggestions made at the 31-country organiza- tion's first meeting. J. -C Marion of Montreal, president of the Quebec Federation nt Agriculture, headed the Canadian delegation which included Ben Plunier, president of the Alberta Wheat Pool. e. FORMER. PRESIDENT GUATEMALA DIES tN U.S. scientific he continued, i will developed between our rspec- adding thai if mankind adjusted I tive countries." itself in the sphere of human re-, A. G. Virtue. K.C, convex 2i :ne lationships to fit the Circumstances i thanks of the meeting confronting it, the world could look j ir.ier for to to a century of unprecedented pro- making ibe faith ing a daytime absence'of his ten- j in God he failed to see how a moral ants, Mrs George Hughes.! attack was being mace He oehevca and stayed there for 12 days until much of the venereal disease nreva- o tn-i the officers dragged and carried lent in Canada j him out. He and his family spent campaign being I the night with neighbors. the faith of the n resulted .rom.a NEW ORLEANS, June Jorge Cbico. 68, former president of Guatemala, died here last nisht in Baptist hospital, where he had been a patient since May 17. Gen. VbtcO. knoirn as "Little Napoleon of the had served 13 as president of Guatemala, and had held many important military positions in his country. EWSPAPER NEWSPAPER!