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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 19, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 1946 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE TUlUfig Plotted Against Camp Leadership MEDICINE HAT, June 19. Richard Elstermann. PASS OWHOMM-COCNCU, ON BILL OF RIGHTS EDMONTON, June Alberta government announced through order-in- council Tuesday that it has -fr submitted its so-called bill of rights, a social security measure based on Social acting camp leader at the Medicine Credit principles, to the ap- Hat internment camp ia 1943. told j pelate division of the Alberta v an Alberta supreme court jury to- Supreme Court to test its cay that August Plaszek. German validity. The measure prob- prisoner of war found hanged at ably will be considered by the next sitting of the court September. Clipper "America _ the camp in July of that year, was one of four prisoners who had been Questioned m connection with rumors they were plotting to over- throw the camp leadership. Elstermann was the eleventh wit- ness called by the crown in the trial of L.-Cpl. Johannes Wittinger, former Nazi infantryman, charged with two others of the murder of Plaszek. The other two. Sgt. Werner Scnwalb and Pte. Adolf Kratz. NSW YORK, June ready have been convicted and are] pan American Cupper "America1 under sentence to hang in the Leth- j made a crash landing at an emer- bridge jail June 26. Hstermaun said he had con- cluded after ihe interrogations that the rumors of a plot to overthrow the camp leadership were "fantastic and Written reports taken at the time had been turned over to a court of inquiry conducted by Canadian military authorities a month after the hanging. PROTECTION OF GUARDS Witness said two of the German prisoners questioned had been dis- charged but Christian Schulz and Plaszek were to have been question- ed again. Schulz had sought the protection of Canadian guards when told he was to be re-examined and Plaszek was found hanged before! his turn came. A young German naval rating, who said he had cut down Plaszek's body from a beam in the recreation hall at the request of the German medical officer, said he heard Elstermann tell a crowd gathered about his headquarters to disperse and go to the recreational hall to meet again. He said this was prior to the hanging. ESsternaarsn flatly denied this ARLIAMENTARY JL Bidault Named French President PARIS, June Eidauit today was elected president of France's interim government by constituent assembly. The new president has been serving as for- eign minister. No opposing rotes were cast but I government proposal for settlement i nr wW woort fVio. I OTTAWA. June tabor Minister Mitchell today told the commons unless "rea- in the lake sea- Men's strike "very quickly" the government will take "suitable action." The minister reported the of lake ing representation in the commons! anrf increase tfce membership fromj 245 to 255. i He referred to a Progressive Con-; servative amendment urging the. provinces be consulted before the, British parliament be to- I amend the B.X.A. Act to change the DEWITT MacKENZIESAYS Speedy Action Must Be Taken, Jewish Problem Time To Move Folis are blessed do not know is: Acysrav thev fail 10 show it. Mr. Toad. the turned down a He read the pro- ihird president 18 months. ?vhlle she s'rise haa started or. the; He a leader of the Movement eight-hour day, others Pcpulaire Republican party, which ;Jfues now senarsteo emerged from the June 2 elections j He 100 Killed Ammo. Signs are multiplying, -arith a per- sistence which is a plea and a', warning, that some action must be' speedily to meet the of Jewah immigration into Pales- widespread disorder in the Holy Land is the most sensational- is a wise Mouse who knows; said Old Mr.! Toad gravelv. "You are fortunate! _ _ _ to find it out so early in life. You j minion is eager play envied your cousin ius long tail; Backs Outlawing Of Atomk Bomb NEW TOKK. Jwte today enfened Unit- ed States proposals for cuUaw- ing the atomic bomb as a wea- pon of war, Trith its tepreseata- tive OB the United Nations se- curity cwoncil. Gen, A, G. L. McNanghton, saying the displaced persons are believed zo Counting numbers v.4Y--a in ytn tailj and scorned your own short one, i but his long tail got him into trouble and your short tail kept; you out of trouble. Had his tail! been as- short as yours he would be part in "the great devdopntenU in prospect" in connection trrth atomic research and develop- ment. Gen. McXaughton was first speat. of inieraa- iraously Czechoslovakia. control of lake shipping Dr. Benes. 62. was foreign mm- PRIOKITY FOR -R-IXDS'OR Ister for 17 years and has been, president 11 years. gency field near WUlamantic, Conn., Tuesday a few minutes after leav- ing La Gttaraia Field for Loncon, coinpanv officials announced. Among the passengers were actor Laurence Olivier and his -rife, Viv- i ien Leigh, the company said. The piane reported engine trou-_ We shortly after leaving La _ Ji__ dia and said it was heading backjDOillCS toward New York, Pan American) j said. i Company officials saia none of the passengers was injured. Mr. Olivier and his wife were re- turning to London after he com- pleted a six-week engagement m New York with the "Old Vic" re- TTMMEJS. Ont.. June toire company. Other members'. Bodies of three miners who plum- the cast left earlier in the week, melted 800 feet to their death In j an underground shaft at the Pay-1 Newfoundlanders Vote On Friday nlfifi nf ihp assembly's SS6 seats I operators to ESTtaS tEeirlivesln ss w aSftpESt i ssSuTssj sss-otsrsu. M. and ,of. IP "he very suitable win be o? LiFrom Frankfurt, m the United of it out where any hungry eseasy control of awmic energy. In RFVFSTRE ELECTED Mr. Mst-chel! said. j mdes nortaeas. o. jes.er stases occupation zone of Gerpar.y. happerang along could see i; and 5 for which -.he United Staws PRAGUE." June Ail typ Dr. Edward Benes today was been toously re-elecred president of I a" and wher j which would provide for govern- ifrj when 70-foot level half the munition exploded. At ;he time of the explosion 80' state that ihe states army m 3. squeaky voice. _. .j t_ fWI T T- 1 Miners Taken From Wreckage In when queried by defence counsel. L. S. Turcotte, Capt. W. F. IT. Hall of the medi- cal corps said Plaszek's death had been caused bv strangulation caused by a rope wound tightly around the neck. master mine yestercay were taken, FFnFR4T from a twiszed mass of wreckage i in the sump (pit) below the 4.000-; foot level early today. stmction First body ;o be taken from the! m tee o: said priority to the Windsor area for! building materials to replace prop- j erry damage in the tornado. A com-. mittee at Windsor is compiling a; lisr of required materials. i Meanwhile. Uie Prices Board has j issued instructions to the Windsor! office to replace ration books lost j In the storm. In the State Secretary r as serious as Srst coroner's warraa; tne ssn but this did not mean can- slaying of Clauae F. 58. i honie. Salisbury came to Winnipeg i am- I to the high commard Dannv and Nannv Meadow Mouse. "sir Alexar-der Cadogan then grave concern. American officers shivered. "Who was he asked 1 pledged Britain's fulles- possible co- icperauon in heloing shape Uie I didn't American slan for an International should I know? now is caring for 355.000 displaced total greater than that T all the Americans in the ReSch. The increase is said to be getting out of hand. And these are only a part of the JJ-tfe XW.4.C June wanderers. In the British zone there are other thousands and nianv of them are Jews. mittee recommended recently that l.ianigranon of 100.000 Jews carried out im- awav when I peeped said, veto problem and -.he Canadian at- Li-.tfe Squeak. titude toward tile veto -is jnsl -Black-.- the exclaimed j have sever liked :t.' But the ques- Old Mr. "Toad. "You want to watch; of primary was .hat out for that fellow. Mouse.] of If you don't, yo however. British reat World all by myself." for Old Mr. Toad chuckled. He; aU lows :har luOe Mouse wasn't j ol scientific infor- niore than three esc.jiar.ge for peacetime use. ST. JOBKS. Nfid.. June badly battered mine cage was that i ators will go to the Of 26-year-old Jean M. Bernard. Columoia J polls Friday to elect a national j trackman's helper. Shortly after- convention which will help them j wards rescue crews found the body decide on their future form of gov- ernment. In an election without political issues, the people will select a slate of John Lavrick. 49. a cage-tender. and later that of Pete Candusso, assisi 34-year-old trackman. The men were trapped in __.__-.___.. of 42 members to recommend a! mine elevator, when a mine jae form of government to succeed the j motive, about as I commission which has administered i mobile, plunged in ihe island since its constitution was j sen: the cage crashin suspended 13 years ago. I the sump. Government cheques come to this street month. The Fosters, for was wounded at Vimy. Now his Veteran son Is taking technical training on re-establish mcnt grants. Other families receive Family Allowances. It's so private- fa take cheques to the bank around the corner. ment had at least something to do sir. Blacky does like lirtle Toads; property of one country- I with the outbreak. and little Mice." declared Old Mr. eraably become available In any event, thr Palestine ques- tion has developed Into a crisis Toad. Little Squeak thought of his j which will keep swelling until con- _ cousin with the long tail, little j Toatj he explained. j bodies cf two men i crete action is taken to deal with It. found in tne British parliament power to the constirution- He noted Prime kenzie King h.-.d sa i to Coal Mines Jan. 1 Take Over British i a joint address to London. Truman And Stalin Should Confer WASHINGTON, June 19- President Truman and Generalis- simo Stalin should meet scon in a "frank, across-the-table" attack on Larnor.tarE3. Previously the body -a-as thought to be that of Pewr Waliriski. The body of the second man. whose clothes were found on the bank of the river here, was located near Two Kills. MARGATE. Kent. England, June La- bor government trill take over the mines next Jan. 1 if, as the government expects, the nation- alization bill aces through par- liament in July. Lord Hundley, chairman designate of the na- tional coal board, announced at the end of a six-week tour of British coalfields. Is Ruled Insane BY-ELECTION NOMINEE Russia and the i COOKSHIRS. Que.. June 13.-XP And Acquitted tfiited States, four members of the', Quintin of this eastern house of representatives foreign af- totrcslups municipahty has been. fairs committee said vesterday. Reuorting on a tour of Europe nominated Bloc Populaire candi- date in the July 3 Quebec by-elec- VEGSEVILLE. June Alberta Supreme Court jury after an hour's deliberation Tuesday re- Nimbleheels Jr. Once more he was] ..jjj in comfort. It makes me glad that, his own tail was short.! feel aa over. I don't like "I suppose that black robber ate -weather. It dries me out my cousin he pulled out of here. ard rrakes me uncomfortable. by his tail." said "ne sadly.__ There is no comfort in a dry skin. 'T. T "Of replied Old Mr. Toad in the most matter of fact tone. "Or else he took him home to one of his children. That is. if your cousin didn't get away, which I doubt." Such an end was too sad to think about it so the iiule Mouse wisely stopped thinking about it. It always is best not to think of sad things that cannot, be helped. Often they are not as sad as they appear to be. It was so this time. Nothing worse than a dreadful fright and a sore tail had hap- pened to little Nimbleheels. Blacky had pulled him out by that long, slender tail and because he didn't have a good hold of it he let go for just an instant to kill the little ifouse before taking him home. So I wait until evening before starting to look for a din- If you are wise vou will stay right here under this board until dark. Then there will be fewer hungry folks looking for termer young Mice who want to grow up. Old Mr. Toad crept from under the board and Little Squeak curled up fo'- a nap. Ee was wakened by a noise. He peeped out. There Was Old Mr. Toad looking fright- ened and upset. He was being an- noyed by a small, very long person, who had no legs at ail yet moved .about with ease. He kept grab- Thomas Gordon tion for Comnton county, it was an- iDem.. DU. Joseph Ryter (Cem.. nounced today. Tne by-election was son by a leg. It who coulda'; bing Old Mr. Toad was a small Snake possibly swallow Old Mr. Toad bus was having a lot of fun he was trying to. _ When, the young Karl Mundt (Rep., SJDXlmade necessary by the death last and Frances Botato (Sep. fall of J. W. Bufiy, Liaeral C D also urged "immediate abandon- ment of any semblance of appease- ment" of Russia. French is the Union Nationals gov- ernment candidate, while W. Labe- ree is the liberal choice. Harry Shire. 41-vear-old Vegreville district fanner charaed with the amazing jumps for which. Jumping murder eight years ago of his sonj Mice are famous. It took him out and a niece. Florence Wasalasko. of Blacky's reach before the latter to __________ _ evening he "said good-bye to Little Squeak. "It is time for me to said he, and off he went. (Copyright, 1346. by T. W. AN EXTRA cheque every second You may receive Government cheques. You can cash them without charge at any branch of any chartered bank in Canada. In one year some thirty-six million cheques -were issued for Family Allowances, the Armed Services, their dependents, Pensioners, employees of Crown Companies and the like. More than one for every second of the day and night! Can you imagine the expense to taxpayers if this money had to be distributed in cash through thousands of special pay offices... and the inconvenience of having to go to fuch offices to get your money? Taken in Stride Your bank performed many such public services through- out the war and is continuing to do so. It is taking these additional tasks in stride.. competent to play iis part in meeting Canada's needs of the future. ALBERTA FARMERS UNION PICNIC RALLY to be held at Writinff-on-Stone, FRIDAY, JUNE 21ST Commencing at 12 noon Program will consist of address by President Jackson on "Can Farmers Strike Effectively." Re- ports from district directors, election of new officers, ball tournament, pictures by Dept. of Extension, Dance, refreshment booth service. Mr Justice G B O'Connor com-! coultj stnke with his stout bul. mitted Shire to Fort Saskatchewan; Blacky never did catch him again. Jjail to "awaic the pleasure of the! The day was dull and damp.j------- lieutenant-covernor" as to his fu- i Old Mr. Toad started out lust after t The next story: An Unpleasant ture disposition. i noon to look for a dinner. "This Is Surprise." If if Sponsored by your Bank Attention, Motorists! You are probably using your cars more often these days. You are having to keep them for longer periods on the road than you used to, when new cars were available every year. That's why your car needs more attention. So, once a month, have the tires and battery checked. Look to the lubrication. Watch out for rust. Give it a new paint job if it needs it. There might be some body and fender work needed In whatever your car it to BENY'S up-to-date BENY MOTORS, 7th Street, South, Lethbridge. Beny Chevrolet-Oldsmobile Ltd. TWO DOWNTOWN LOCATIONS Main Garage open 7 sum. to mJdniebt. Monday to Saturday Sunday: 9 sum. to Midnight Phone 4O55 KIMBERLEY CALLS! 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