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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WeatKer CLEAK AND WAUfEK VOL. 157. LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 1946 Tews Kidnap 4 G.B. Officers Dean Criticizes Stories of Storks, Gooseberry Bushes LONDON. June about storks and gooseberry bushes which "good Christian mothers" tei! their children to exolain the origin of babies ha'.e been criticized by the Dean of Windsor, Bishop Hamilton. -We ought not to be afraid of sex matters." he said. "We are as God made MS. And God knows ah about sex." "Wild Night of Terrorism in Jews Kill- ed in Battles Govt. Strike Action Urged JERUSALEM, June __A reliable informant said four British officers were kidnapped today from an officers' club at Tel Aviv by a dozen Jewish ex- tremists jrmcd with tommj- guns. 'Ihe terrorists raided hotel Yu-kon, leading officers' club in Tel Avir for several >ears. Iheir victims were blindfolded and forced into taxi cabs, (The British war ofuce in London said: "This is the first we have heard of it (the kid- Keuters news agency said Jews earn-in- heavy-calibre revolvers carried out the raid. The agencv said the raiders rap- ped out "Hands up" andj as three men covered the large cluo i room, two terrorists hustled the] members of .the- a waiting automobile. As the kidnappers orove off. they j threw a bomb at an approaching' military vehicle. Settlement !Score Dead, Many Injured As Tornado Hits Windsor B.C. Strike, VANCOUVER, June of settling the 35-dar-oId strike of 35.000 British Columbia and nullworkers faded today follow- ing new union demands which were- promptly rejected by the operators. The International Woodwork- ers cf America (CXO.-C.C.L.) executive council last an- it would recommend immediate- return to work on the busts of the Sloan report, pro- I riding- two conditions were met: TWO CONDITIONS 1. The federal or prov incial gov- eminent agree :o conduct a refer- enitusi vote of the IW-A. member- j ship on a proposed "modified union maintenance clauset" 2. explorers aeree to accept' democratic decision of our membership" as expressed in a! referendum. i -The LTV.A. decision settles noih- i in? and merely prolongs the strike I which could be si shnnlv- terminated i by acceptance of the" Sloan rrecm- said R v. Stuart.; j spokesman for the Helping Hands In Clothes Drive T- ie WILD NIGHT IN HAIFA -UpS The new- outbreak came after a; OTTAWA June brisk i they attacked the central railroad' debate labor shops. The deaths daring gunfire] for govern- and 15 explosions ai the railway mfnTTntervention-in the lake strike j yards raised the toll rn recent oays and the British Columbia lumber dispute, held the spotlight in com- mons discussions vestecday. The debate developed on a gov- ernment motion to go into supply! and British Columbia members on both sides of the house took the opportunitv to call for appointment of a government controller to re- open British Columbia food con- tainer factories forced to close be- cause of the lumber tie-up. UC.F. members focussed atten- tion on the lake dispute and urged similar action to bring that walkout to an end. Labor Minister Mitchell reiterat- ed his contention that "given the right degree of conciliation" neither of the disnutes would have started and stressed that there was no short cut to settlement of disputes. It was impossible for him to be re- sponsible for every labor dispute in the country. ASK CONTROLLER While he made no definite com- mitment, Mr. Mitchell said he had not closed the door on the possi- bilitv of a controller to reopen the B.C." box factories, which members said were urgently needed if vast i food wastage was to be avoided. Those calling for government in- tervention, in the B.C. dispute in- cluded George Cruickshank Fraser Thomas Reid (L., New Angus Maclnnis CC-C-F-. Vancouver H. W. Herridge (People's C.C.T., Kootenay to 18 deaths. The raiders set off 15 explo- j sions in the rail yards and es- caped over heavily mined roads, j The official announcement said five persons, including two j women, were injured seriously and that 14 men and a woman j were arrested. Five of the Jews were killed when a civilian truck rushed a road block in the Haifa bay area. No casual- ties were reported among British, army personnel. Previously the government an- nounced six Jews were slain Sunday j night in attacks during which, all of Palestine's frontier bridges were wrecked. A British officer and two British soldiers also died, the officer while dismantling a mine under a bridge and the two soldiers in a clash with Arabs. MANY ARRESTED The British army, meanwhile, continued to Question the 62 male residents of the village of Beth Haavara, on the Dead Sea, in con- nection with, the wrecking of the bridges. Twelve other men and two women, one of r'npm with a bullet wound in her chest, also were under arrest. Workshops in the Haifa railway- yards were damaged extensively by fire and explosion m Monday night's attack, which was carried out while British troops deployed through of the supreme court, is shown m his robss when he was associate of the dist.ict court of ap- peals. Big Four Are Deadlocked other areas of Palestine in an ef- fort to halt the eruptions of viol- West) E D. Fulton (P-C. Sam- J- H Maothews (C.C.t- Kootenav ana Lt.-CoI. Cecil Merritt, "v.C. (P.C-, Vancouver-Bur- Mr. Maclnnis and Clarence GilUs cars ago of his son and a niece. Florence Wasalasko. Shire who was released early this month from an Alberta mental in- stifutp to face trial, was arrested in Killam. Alta.. in July. 1933. four davs after the alleged slaying in vhich his -sife, Florence, and a brother-in-law. Peter Antoniuk, were allegedly seriously v.ounded. In Ausust. 1938. he was declared in- sane and committed to jhe institute. eace. ih. an illegal Jewish organ- distributed leaflets in Tel Aviv asserting iz was responsible for the Sunday night outbursts. The Palestine Post, the country's leading Zionist newspaper, deplored the viol- ence, which it said served no pur- pose and righted no wrong. BUDGET TUESDAY (By The Canadian Press) OTTAWA, -June Finance Minister Ils- ley announced today in the commons the budget be brought down either Tuesday or Thurs- dav of next week. Mr. Ilsley added that the date would "prefer- ably be" Tuesday. As usual the budget speech will be delivered when the house resumes after the dinner recess at 8 p.m. E.D.T. The Left Hand Corner. British In Houses Carved Deep Canyon._____________ SEPARATE CNITS OTTAWA, June In- ternational Union of Operating En- gineers i A F.L today applied to the National Labor Relations Board to 16 workers employed in Bri- tish Columbia saw mills recogr.ized as a bargaining unit separate frcm the International Woodworkers of America (C.I.O.) The board reserv- ed its decision. membership.' j new- clause which the I.W.A.! in a formal contract calls! for maintenance of nresent mem- bership in the union and for entry; of all men hired after the contract becomes effective. The clause would j net apply to non-union workers now in the industry. j A statement from union head- j quarters said are willms to re- turn to work immediately when the j government agrees to conduct a', vote on union maintenance and the employers agree to accept the demo- cnuic decision of our membership." The recommendations of Chief j Justice Sloan, arbitrator in the dis- KeparatlOnS pi-te. call for a 15-cent-ar.-hour i j -rage increase. 44-hour week, and a j revocable check-off system for ua- ion dues. j The original union demands called i for 25-cent-an-hour wage boost, 40- 1 hour week, and union security- j Mr. Stuart saic the employers will j resume operations only on a j "straightforward acceptance" of the aware. MaY APPOINT BELL i OTTAWA. June men! of Gordon Bell of Vancouver as controller of strike-bo-ace] Bri- j tish Columbia box factories was re- j ported imminent, tocav. With the collapse of intensive week-end discussions in Vancouver and Victoria there were indications PARIS, June conference of foreigp ministers adjourned in a continued dead- lock today after hours' dis- cussion of the thorny Italian reparations issue. Foreign Secretary Bevin of Britain proposed all major pow- ers abandon requests for repar- ations from Italy to help the new republican government there. Foreign Minister Molotov ot Russia, the only major power demanding reparations pay- ments from Italy, rejected the protjosal. State Secretary Byrnes of the United States proposed the en- tire problem be referred to a European peace conference. Mr. Molotov rejected this sogses- tion, too. A more lenient Russian atti- tude todward Italy, apparent in Monday's discussions of minor economic phases of the Italian peace treaty, gave rise to hopes that the reparations issue might be settled. STUMBLING BLOCKS City of Paralyzed Without Light or Power and Scores of Homes Wrecked by Freak Twister Ojibway and Detroit's River Rouge in Path of Big Blow WINDSOR, Ont., June western On- tario centre, home of more than people, was a paralyzed city today, lijrhtiess and powerless, scores of fe homes wrecked, perhaps a score of its people dead, and unknown numbers injured. Complete restoration of power facilities was not look- ed for until tomorrow but hydro men said they expected one of the three lines coming- to Windsor from the Niagara system would be repaired by 3 p.m. today. Through its western areas of Ojibway and Sandwich, Windsor was struck last with almost atomic a tornado ;hac whirled in from the north over the Detroit river, flattened a faral track through Ojibway and Sandwich, travelled in an arc around the southern outskirts of the ciiv, and vanished over Lake St. Ciair. The whole thing took more than ten minutes. CENTRAL WINDSOR ESCAPES Central Windsor itself was not touched. The funnel of at- mospheric violence, a pure freak in these northern temperate latitudes, swirled across the river and circled tbe city. Bat IS dead had been identified from Sandwich and well as a lesser number on the Amer- ican side in Detroit's River thsn 100 were un- der treatment in Windsor's hos- pitals, and the search for the dead and the injured went on in the rubble ot suburban homes. All last night, by the light of emergency bulbs kepi going on stor- age batteries, gasoline lamps and old-fashioned kerosene lanterns, the hospitals of Windsor cared for the injured Drought IE from the stnckea streets. the government would move, prob- ablv todav. to take control of the box plants and resume production of vitallv needed boxes and crates for the British Columbia iruiL crop. Mr. Bell acted as controller in a similar situation when a stirke by the United Steeiworkers Union a majority of the members of the United Nations Security Council which would have sent the Spanish question to the seneraf assembly for its action. It was the first time the veto bad been invoked bj a bis power since the United Nations bejan operations in the United and the second veto in security council hl-tory: The council voted 9 to 1 in favor of the compromise resolution. M.VY ABANDON SOME MANITOBA BEETS OTTAWA, June Dominion Bureau of Statistics reported Tuesday that in Manitoba, where rainfall has been and deficient, most of the suqar area has received some relief from rain but some acreage will be abandoned, due to cutworm damage and drought. CATHOLIC PARTY LEADS IN ITALY KCME. June The Christian Democratic (Catholic) party of Premier Alcide De Gasperi won 387 of 556 seats in the. Italian constituent assembly in the early Jane elections, it announced todaj. The Socialists captured 115 and the Communists 104. The assembly will meet June 25 and elect its president, SASKATCHEWAN ELEVATOR AGENT KILLED WADENA. Sask.. June W. BaBcy. elevator ajeni here, was killed instantjj and Joe Fisher. Wadena district farmer, was injured last nicht when the truck in which they were ridinsr collided with another truck on Hiehway 35 at the Kelnngton road junction. 14 miles north of Wadena, COUNTESS OK STRATHMORE PASSES AT 57 EAST GR.INSTE.VO. Sussex. June Countess of Strathmorc, 57. >ister-in-law of the Queen, died here todav. Married to Lord Glamis. the Queen's brother, in 1S08, the countess underwent a serious operation three years 350. FINED AS MEMBER OF COUPON RING MONTREAL. June Boissonnault, who was arrested two months ago on charges of taking part in a snsrar and butter counterfeit ration coupon printing rinsj. was sentenced today by Judsc Amcdce Monet to pay a fine of or spend two years in pehitentiarj. W8PA PERfl fi C H i V E( ;