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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 1946 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE SCHWALB TESTIFIES AT TRIAL OF WiniNGER AT MEDICINE HAT MEDICINE HAT, Altau June 22, infornsatioa relative to the Leh- trial of L.-CpL Johannes i mann case, "if he secure a TYitticger, German prisoner-of-war, reprieve for him." He had been told charged with the hanging of a fel- low prisoner, August Plaszek. at the Mediciue Hat internment camp oa July 22, 1S43. was near to a close with the takiag of evidence from the accused, and Sgt. Werner Schnralb, already convicted of tak- ing part In the murder. Schwalb and a third that impossible, and had re- fused to give out his information. At adjournment on Friday his ANNOUNCE FIGHT RE- SULT IN TOKl'O TOKYO. June The international war crimes court had just recessed for lunch, and Marshal Donald Sask. Box Factory Owner Collects From Govt. SASKATOON, Sasi, June Baron Constaatm Von Neurath said S. Van Meter of Raton. N. of the Friacc Albert i today the framers of the Versailles j M.. gave the usual instrue- box factory dispute was reached i Treaty and the League of Nations tions fo the here yesterday with the Saskatche- WOVA rvarfv i Claims Versailles Pact Responsible For Nazi Party NUERNBERG, June responsible for the Nazi party and the Second Great 'ar. added: "For the bent-fit of the English-speaking per- j to .__ The 73-year-old Germm noble.' sons ia the court. Louis fr Mitchell. Prince Albert. The box wan government called upon to pay to the former owner. John DEW ITT MacKENZlE SAYS Nehru Arrest Unfortunate At Crucial Moment TRAITOR OF LORIENT __ The sensational arress in Kashmir France to Honor Brilliant Allied Spy i PARIS, June 22. Stosskopf stuck to bis and i France is to name her biggest sub- C duricg his daily visit to Germain marine base after the -Trailer of "f needs" he noted and nsemonawi i a man who for tour years details, code numbers and tonnage j was the most, hated man in Bri- of every ship la port. Jacoues Stosskocf one of four vears fie reported activi- presi- most Ues ct and ship- j ping. Then he disappeared. I auQiacicus spies. ne oy i dent-elect. Of the powerful AU- _ The new aj where! ent thought he had got a better job charged in the afternoon- Girl Found Dead charged with the murder. Pie. Adolf Kretz. were convicted last March ara sentenced to hang in Letfabridge jail June 26. Taking the stand after Schwalb. Wittinger said on the evening Plas- is o' was i3V fniinri hl> hari VrCCtO. JO ..CHiS O, or-e dead ia bed at her home near and" on S Picture Batte Friday afternoon. Her his VAV back to his quarters heard j tody was discovered by someone snout. -A man has been It had not been decided Saturda. hanged." morning whether or not an inquest. in 1938. opened his defence before the international military tribunal with the assertion: "In the numerous and impossible provisions of the Versailles Treaty was the root, of National Socialism and of the causes of the Second World War. They brought the world into economic unrest. charter allowed for revisions j but the League of Nations made no of that Wants World's Wheat Title to Be Decided In Canada REMANDED IK BARRACKS He said he made his way to the recreation hall where a crowd had gathered and before he had been able to enter one of the crowd said the men should disperse as tha camp leader was coming. Wittin- ger said he had then gone to the sports field, stayed there for about an hour, then went back to his l-arracks and remained there. He denied having made any of the statements which previous wit- cesses had recorced. saying he had into the death would be held. Dr. K. I. Murray of Lethbridge is the coroner. American Woman With Gestapo Three Hills Man Heads Dairymen CALGARY. June Burns. Three Hills, was elected president of the South Alberta ell. sisier of the late Brig. Gen. Dairy Poo! by the board of direc- __ v did katoos, arbitrator, awarded pay-! OYer independence' as New Lonent know the tfcea raent after counsel for both sides; Dejjjj al a crucial moment, bui in' than 20 persons knew that too late to honor a great patriot Sled minutes of a mutual under-, tjle jong may was one of the best secret agents {m person. Stosskopf was dead, standing. have a salutary effect, in France. Ei a few n-eeks before Pavmeni awarded is in addition j is endowed with ail When the Germans invaded Day, the Germans discovered Stoss- to already paid to Mr. t and drama for which France. Stcsskopf welcomed the' kcprs name oa a list of resistance Mitchell for logs, lumber, finished J we are'accustOEaed to look in Hindu-' Germans at his home and offered secrei agents. After a week of and unfinished supplies, and general! ssan pandit Kash-' to put his technical knowledge at.. torture in Ges'apo cebs ne was de- supolies. 1 nun" Brahmin and "so of the hvsh-" disposal of the German navj-.; ported to Gennany. There he help- __________ i factors- was sold to Mr.1 fb Ine port into a D- ed some resistance comrades to WINNIPEG. June Mitchell, thei manager, last No-, escape, but one party was caugnt vhere I order by the Sas- ca't-Ce' Hls covKHymen shunned him and and found to be carrying documents it now is held, shouid be the place 1 labor relations board' Stosskopf had. opt a single fnend up by _______ Canadian city, not Chicago where i for deciding the world's champion; :hac the company sign a collective! mission -n the Workers in the arsenal BELGRADE. June Jo-.-anovic. police prefect in grade during the Nazi occupatio___ Yugoslavia, has idennSfci the I champion? 11. The G-ermans rounded up Stoss- 1511'' 1 shouted "Death to as kopf his companions, murdered Nehru s own Inev awav to slave labor' them and burr.ed bodies in 'the casap grcunds. STOCKS that of a person he had seen "with the Gestapo and Chetmks." The woman was Miss Ruth Mitch- tcrs following the annual general alter He said the winter faL- was the! to be paid for the esprop- failure of parties' cthers'accused ofsedition "against I on the thp maharaiah. Sir Hari And j show window for agriculture in: Canada and urged growers to sup port it generously. property. William (Billy) early ex- ponent of air power in the United materialized, the fai States armv. Miss Mitchell was saio. i facilities for the "w worlds greatest a loud, clear voice, said he had not known anything about the question- ing of four prisoners of war rumor- ed to be plotting the overthrow of the camo leadership, nor had he seen a prisoner escape over the wire. He had followed n crowd making its war towards hut "A." and know- ing one of the occupants, the spores director of the hut, had entered. Here he saw six or eight men in the halL The dcor in one of the offices had opened and he said he had seen a "bald-headed" prisoner- of-war standing in the centre of the robm before Lieut. Hans Schnor- renpfeil who was .seated at a table. liter Schwalb said. SXI. Wil- hetn Weidemann. section leader, had come out of the room and HI answer to a question from, one of the men said they were nearly fin- ished with the questioning and "they are just preparing the pap- ers." "Is he he was asked, and answered. "Yes. he has been found a traitor." Asked further what would happen to him. "Weire- rnann had said. will be handed over to the crowd." Schwalfa said that he himself Bad asked Wsidetnann who the man was, and that Weidemann had an- swered. "It is Plaszek from my sec- tion. He is a former French Le- Previously on the stand, "Weide- Jnann. Schnorrenpfeil and Richard Hstermarm. camp leader, denied that Plaszek had been questioned. They said he .was found hanged be- fore his turn for questioning came. A statement said to be written in English by the accused, was identi- fied by Schwalb as one written to L--CPL O. Bull. K.C-iLP- He asked, to see Mm as soon as pos- sible. Schwalb had told Cpl. Bull that Blore, Craigmyle. Srss vics-presi dent; Thomas H. Bond, Priddis. second rice-president: and J. H. Rhodes. Brant, secretary. The other member of the board is A. G. But- ler, Bcttrel. XA31ED DIRECTOR OF JUNIOR RED CROSS CALGARY, June pointment of Kathleen A. Herman, former health nurse with the pro- vincial department of health at Dawson Creek, as director of the Junior Red Cross, in Alberta, was prisoner Germans for 14 months after her arrest in Yugoslavia, where she had lived for several years, she returned to the United States in June. 1542. Jovanovic. a co-defendant at the treason trial of Gen. Draja Mahai- lovic. the Chetnik leader, made the identification after being prompted bv the prosecutor, who asked. "Had 'she anv connections with the Ges- -I don't Jovanovic answer- ed. PRAISES FARMERS announced Lt. Col. D. H. f WINNIPEG. June Tomlinson. Alberta conunissi9ner j farmers had done ari inspiring of the Canadian Red Cross Society, i job throughout the war years. Fred Miss Herman will visit schools in Jfemes. chief of the press arid pub- CHALLENGE TO PREMIER DOUGLAS OUTLINES EMPIRE our story wouldn't be complete if! we didn't mention here thai t..ej maharajah is one of the world's. i richest men. with a private fortune 1 estimated at S200.030.000, aad has a I decided penchant; for the good j things of life. GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg; Grain Prices WINNIPEG. June future again reached a new-all-time high on the wmni-i peg gram exchange today and the) October and Decembers future j WEEKLY LIVESTOCK REVIEW CANBERRA. June 22. pert JAW. D. Ramsay. for a provincial gressive Conservative leader that partv's candidate in the bv-electioVi June 27. has issued challenge to Premier Douglas of empire de-1 his highness is a Hindu who in parliament! 4.000.000 who are almost wholly Minister Chiefley. report-'. Moslem. And here we have the in? on the recent Commonwealth blueblood Hindu aext prime ministers conference in Lon- to Gandhi is the most powerful per- sonality in to the Mr CbieSev spoke at the resum- assistance of Moslems, although OTTAWA. June ominson agriculture departmeriS i m its weeklr livestock seviev said Howeier the 50 cents. light offerings. Trade was Tre grades of cattle sold erately active with reports of ;o stror.g or. western cattle Manitoba's msrket. but cows and lower graces high temperatures Of commercial cattle were a factor in the dbout 50 cents lower. Weighty steers Saskatchewan to meet him in ce- is to vote for the disruptive influ- ence in the Dominion-provincial conference." POLES ARRIVE IN O.C. the province to speak of the work of the Junior Red Cross and to or- ganize groups. li-itv branch of the federal agrieul- LIVERPOOL. England. June 22. ture" deuartment. told the 42nd an- fReuters) 4.500 Polish cual convention of the Canadian} soldiers, part of Gen. WlacSislaw Seed Growers' Association here. Anders 2nd Polish corps which The "splendid" contribution of! fought in North Africa and Italy, TO ENFORCE LAW TORONTO, June ney-General Leslie Blackwell dav announced that he Ontario Provincial strikebound Anaconca American i ever uje importance of agriculture j ment under term, agreed to by Bn- dominant subject he said Australia agreed it would I plan for a provisional Indian; have to take a larger share by. government. That was a shock.; up CASK PRICES S13 to S14.75 and good butcher cows S10 to Receipts at packing plants m the Manumes were prac- to bung agreemen: C.W. 308; 2 C-W. 308; STABILIZED FARM PRICES ASSURED' isn't reached for Indian freedom i now. The United Nations need this It will be a tragedy if agreement 3 303: ReJ- 2 C.W. 242S; 4 C.W. 250: track 305. Screenings KENCSEE LAKE. Sask.. June 22 great new force for the building of j western Canada show- definite preference for top grades of cattle, and Winnipeg was 25 to 50 cents higher on the better drv-fed steers to establish a new top. Grass killing steers, however, were 25 to 50 cents lower and cows off 50 to 75 cents. Good drv-fed S15 to SlojO. a fair Brass. Ltd.. plant at suburban New Toronto to help the town's police force keep law and ortier. VANCOUVER JATCEES ARE AWARD WINNERS EDMONTON, June