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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 24, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta erald WeatKer CLOVDTC, WABMEB VOL. 182. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, JUNE 24, 1946 12 PAGES Freighters Move As Govt. Controller Commands Lake Fleets CapL E. S. Brand Takes Over for Govt. and Crews Rushed Aboard to Handle Vital Cargoes of Grain and Coal TORONTO, June 24- C B.C. Centre Suffers Heavy Damage In Sunday 'Quake big freighters of Canada's inland seas moved today through the inter- lake canals and took up their job of handling vital cargoes of grain, coal and.ore as Capt. E. S. Brand, federally-ap- pointed controller of lake shipping, took command of the lake fleets. Demand For Tyrol Denied Big 4 PARIS, June American informant said the Council of Foreign Ministers re- jected todav Austria's demand to take part of the southern Tyrol from Italy but was unable to agree on the Italian-French frontier issue. The Austrian demand would have given the new republic control of the strategic Puster- thai railroad. The ministers met for one and one-half hours this morning. The British. United States, Rus- sian and French foreign ministers planned io continue discussions of the French-Italian border later to- day. The French have demanded and received tacit approval at pre- vious conferences for minor ad- justments in the Alpine region- Disposition of surplus Italian! naval units also was on the after- KUSH CREWS ABOARD i "As fast as crews can be rushed aboard, freighters are sailing." said 1 a spokesman for Caps. Brand. He said he did not expect that "90 per of the ships have started out ye', but we hobe a larger number i set sail with their cargoes of coa! and oi! later today. "We can't keep our finger on all the rnoicinents because we are con- trolling more than 2.000 miles of blue water." Only two ships, of the 30 tied up in the 11-mile canal at Cornwall. Cm., by the 26-day strike, remained in the area at noon and they were exoected to move later in the day. Some of the crews went aboard the ships Saturday. Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Ontario pro- vincial police stationed in Cornwall during the strike prepared to leave thp city. Traffic moved again through the shiD canals at Saulfc Ste. Marie; Bikini Boss. An excellent camera study Brig.-Gen. Roger Barney of Den- ton, Texas, who is commander of the army air forces' task group the air component of operations Pacific Northwest Given Bad Shaking Causing Heavy Property Sway in and Victoria as Deep 'Rumbling Heard VANCOUVER, June sharp earthquake- that startled residents and sent them scurrying from', buildings and homes on Sunday shook the Pacific north-] west from Olympia, Wash., to Kelowna, B.C., in famed i Okanagan Valley and caused thousands of dollars ofj damage. Heaviest damage was caused in Courtenay. and KH-. donan, B.C., where walls of buildings collapsed, shower-, ing bricks and shattered glass into the streets. Huge j crevices were made in the streets of Courtenay, Vancouver j Island lumber centre with a population of 2.000. "A" Plane Pflot crossroads, America's Pacific atomic J SUFFERS HEART ATTACK Despite its intensity only one death was reported. Jacob L. Kingston. 69, suffered a heart attack when he saw downtown Seattle buildings swaying and died before he could be tattn to hospital. The quake, the heaviest ia British Columbia in years, last- ed for 30 seconds and a low rumbling sound was clearly audible. In Vancouver and Victoria buildings rocked and thousands of persons scampered for open ground in anticipation of further tremors. Dishes fell from their shelves and pictures swayed. Ont. The Haggarty. a C.S.L. freight- boni'a tests. er. cleared from the harbor Satur- j day night and moved up the St.' Mary's River to the Algoma Steel Ccmoratior coal dock. The Fort; IVildoc of the Paterson Steamship Lines cleared at the same time for: the lakehead. j SHITS MOVING AGAIN Ships which had "been tied up bv the strike also moved again through Welland CanaL Port Colborne' ,HOUSES DAMAGED Damage to the interior of houses al Courienay was heavy, plaster; crackine and falling from the walls and ceilings. Eve-witnesses said tha; at the height o' the treaaor great, waves' swept in from the sea. rolling along. the shoreline, breaching the Islar.d highway and flooding fields. A report by radio telephone from Powell River said the huge paper mill was undamaged except for i pipes. There was no apparent dam- j age to the 200-foci tall smoke stack, j One person in Wildwood. a suburb of Powell River, was taken to hos- j pital suffering from shock, two per- i sons were injured when the quake knocked them out of bed and one car was hurled from the road into a ditch. First Birthday U.N. Ends Dramatic And Confused Year Establish Basic Principle That AH Countries, Large or Small, Have Equal Rights Before Public Opinon WASHINGTON, June (A.P.) United Na- tions mark their first birthday Wednesday. A dramatic and confused year lies behind them, but they have established one of their basic all countries, large or small, have equal rights before pub- lie opinion. I This occurred in the tilt over Russian troops in Iran. Iran, the small country, complained against Russia, the big power. harbor was busv as ureparations to" put VeSsels tecfc operation as soon as crews ar- Foreign Minister Molotov of I -jved Russia was' said to have sought a frejgKers owned bv the Up- postponement of tne French-Itai-an j st Trani- e J tAmencani Donation Companv steamed out of Hope for the solution of the troublesome Trieste question, key to the Italian peace treaty, mounted amid reports thac the British, United States and Russian delega- tions were considering a compromise plan put forward bv France. While nothing official was an- nounced concerning the plan, it was reported France had proposed that the disputed Adriatic port be internationalized for a neriod of 10 years, after which a olefaiscite would be held to decide whether the city should go to Italy or Yugo- slavia. ipg under an siened at the week-end, manned the ships- India Comwfeins Of South Africa YORK, June filed a formal complaint with the United Nations charging the Union IT-iLY WILL RESIST of South Africa with discrimination in Rome Premier Alcide De Gas- asainst approximately 250.000 In- peri, in a statement made mihlic4 living in -South Africa, today, said that Italy would "resist Ths complaint filed by Sir Ram- witb. all her strength" any peace i aswanu Mudahar. head of the Irr- settlement which would interna.- tionalize Trieste and cede western Istria to Yugoslavia. Such a settlement would be "in- -De Gasperi said. "We are weak and he added, "but we will not suffer out- rage to our rights." Drop Trial Atom Bomb HILLSIDE MOVED Near Campbell River, B.C.. a 300- i foot hillside moved 35 feec. closer to the water and a house was shifted NARROW ESCAPE j fire feet from its foundations. In! At, the Vancouver C.N.R. station. i the Courtenay -Corrtox- Campbell a 25-pcund piece of masonry crash- I River area about 75 per cent of the j chimneys collapsed, damaging many roofs. A cold storage plant was reported wrecked at Xildonan on Vancou- j ver Island and total damage to the communirv is estimated at S75.000. j The town's waterfront was jammed i with rubble and litter. The Courtenay liquor ed to the pavement, narrowiy miss- ing several people entering the depot. Scores fled from the C-P.H.' station, where ceiling plaster crack- ed but did not faiL At Everett, Wash., 120 miles south of here, two volt power lines crossed and shorted out. interrupt- ing service for 30 minutes. On Mer- store lost i cer Island, near Seattle in Lake The premier said lacfc of official information from Paris permitted the hope that alarm "exaggerated." felt here is ABOARD B-29 CIRCLING BIKINI. June B-29 crew scheduled to drop the atomic bomb in a few days out- guessed the weather today and scared results with a practice bomb after their plane's propeller killed a United States army air forces captain just before the takt-cff. Maj.-G.en. Roger Ramey of Dcnton. Tex-, who rode the B-29 that dropped the practice bomb today, said: "The Queen's Day mission from an air operations point sf Tiew was apparently satisfac- tory. Final judgment depends on photographs and reports." PLEASED WITH RESULT (From the TT.S.S. Mt. McKinley, Associated Press correspondent El- deckj about an inch and turned: ;t of line. i -----Good Results j much' of itsstock lelTto j Washington, a steel expansion joint e floor. The heaviest damage in! on a bridge gaped about three ineSaV wal at the elementary cf- school where a chimney crashed droppe through" two floors, wrecking a sUghdy classroom which on school days is -uFrriRnm rv i fiUed with 60 pupils. A whole sec- Jun? 24-" An I tion of the post office wall swayeo., earthquake felt along the Pacific i v. coast Sunday was recorded on the The huge Lions Gate bridge, the i seismograph, at the Dominion Ob- longest suspension bnage in the serYatorv here, with the prelimin-I British Empire, spanning the en- j arv tremors arriving at ajn, trance to Vancouver haroor, shook i c S T STILL HANG FIRE The five major problems of first year still hang lire. OIK it's thought there is a better ilian 50- 50 chance they will be decided until the under-dog has had a bearing. tJ-N. was born at San Francisco. It has chosen the Crured States as a permanent home and New York as temporary location. In April C-N.'s 11-rnember security council convened in New York. In September the 51-mejr.ber assembly Maj. Woodrow Swancutt has been will hold its second meeuns in New appointed as the man who will be York. It met last January in Lou- personallv responsible for guiding den. I the atom-bomb plane over the tar- j Most of the T7.N. fire-works have get. where his crewmaE. Bornbadier- j come in .he 11-power security coun- Major Harold Wood will the cil. which must decide when any bomb to the bull's-eye Jn Buoru countrv "threatens the peace." i lagoon. MAIN "PROBLEMS i Here are tiie main problems the 1 security council has met, and how j it met them: 1. .Iran versus Russia. Iran told the council that the presence of Russian troops on its soil was "in- terference." The council decided the J Question was legitimate business. Russia's Andrei Gromykc walked! out, but Moscow announced that j Russian troops would be out ofj Iran in six weeks. Since titen Mos-! cow radio has reported the troops; are out. Iran has told the council j it's not sure about its northern! province, Azerbaijan. The problem i remains on the council's calendar, i Gut. Rubber Plants Strike or Hold Ranks In Reserve Ottawa Rules TORONTO. Jane (CJP.) strike for higher called by the CniUd Rubber Workers of America. (CJLO.) started today at three rubber plants hi the Toronto area and two at Kitchener. Cnt, and there were indications it spread io embrace 9.080 rub- ber workers in 11 Ontario planis. Employees were idle at the Toronto nlants of Gatta Percba and Seiberlinp and at the Good- year factory in suburban New Toronto. Workmen due to re- port for the 9 a-nr. shift at the Dominion Tire and Merchants rubber plants in Kitchener an- swered the strike call and pa- raded. 2300 stromr. through the city streets to the- city hall and swayed. There were brief power Interrup- tions in Vancouver and in one dis- trict a low pressure gas line snap- ped, but dams and power houses on the whole were not affected. Br. J. A. Fearce. director of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory i at Victoria, said the tremor was so sharp it .threw the seismograph out as the light went olf on the photo- recorder, He estimated the epicentre in the immediate vicinity of Victoria, prob- j Officials said the readings indi- cated the epicentre was approxi- mately 2.350 miles away and slight- ly northwest from Ottawa. The re- cord continued tor three hours. IN BRITAIN. TOO LONDON. June Cablet earthquake felt in British. Columbia and part of Washington' state yesterday- was recorded in' "Viest Bromwicn Observatory, Birm- ingham, by Seismologist J, J. Shaw, who said toSay it was "fairly severe; bus not as bad as suggested by re- pcrts from Canada." Ee said the quake was -probably OTTAWA. June Defence headquarters today an- nounced war veteran officers and non-commissioned officers cauld retain their rank in the the reserve army. The announcement explained: "In recrganiiing the non- permanent militia, as the reserve fores, it is desirable that the knowledge and experience of wartime soldiers be made avail- able to reserve units and auth- ority therefore has been ffrant- ciian UJN. delegation, called on Sec- ton C. Fay quoted the atomic bomb j ably 25 miles distant. Accompanied retary-General Trygve Lie to place i task force commander. Vice-Admir- by "a low rumbling sound like a the case before the general assein- i al W. H. R. Blandv, as saving that deep the earth quivered and bly which meets Sept. 3. the experiment was "Swell. I hope swayed, the tremor striking at i on land and cot under the Pacific i Sir Ramaswami said the difficul- the real show is as good as the re- ajn. as suggested. i ties already had caused India to j hearsal.'') terir inate her trade agreement with clouds obliterated the target shies South Afnca and recall her high ikini lag-n which Russia objects. i minion Tire, with in op- 2. Russia oojected to the presence; eration bat unions were- of British troops In Greece. The Billed; meet later todav to discuss Greek government said the British strike acvon were there with, its consent. Britain WILL AWAIT REPORT said she only wanted to keep order j AC still another Xllcnener plant, until the Greek elections were over.: that of A. R. Kaufman. 500 etnploy- The council decided as long as the' ees were a; work and union "men Greek, government didn't object it said they had decided to wait fc-r was none of the council's business, j the report of Judge J. C. .A- Cam- 3. The Russians objected to Brt- I eron of Ont_ disputes Ush troops m the East Indies. The commissioner appointed by tie fed- ed for such cnits to carry, m i Dutch were planning to re-enter era! government to stud? tile Tub- specified ranks and cjja as colonial governors. 1 ber workers" demands. i Bv. the Indonesians had started a! The strike-bound Dominion Tire move for a national government, j plant employed Merchants Russia's request to investigate lost: j wnea Dutch and Indonesians' Ismon officials m Toroato saia Officers. W.O.'s and N.C.O.s with negOuate. i strike was scheduled to stars ac actual battle experience will be j Syrfa aQd to 11 as Firestone plans .ni- employees reported for .y at the Goodyear" plane in Bowmanrille. Oct., bet walked out at 10 a-iri. The oSSce staS was numbers, ex-active service per- sonnel supernumerary to the authorized establishment." GIVEN PREFERENCE TC __.. "will bci given preference and those selected may carry the substantive rank they the time of discharge. Subject to the approval of the dsi- trict officer commanding, they will i having: British, and French months after the rea- be absorbed within the authorized i establishments upon which they are esa carried supernumerarv as vacancies out would leave Lebanon by Dec. 3i. France that and iat _ T-., 71 ixi jDia.uii lagoon wiicri tiie j commissioner. The situation now is pjioted by Maj. Woodrow Swancutt i so senous. he said Jt threatens "to Wisconsin Rapids, Wis., made its i imair fnndlv reln w r li. T At T ITTI N GER ACQU I TIED last for occur and in the rank held while so would eave Lebanon by Dec. 3i. i SQ carried. Promotion wiH not be per- I f- Poland asked the council to hour nit to an rank instruct the ol TJJs. member coun- j creas within the unit to an? ran to remain at union has been negotiating months ffKis. tie robber [n Ontario seeking "a 40- a general wage ia- of 20 cents an itour. impair friendlv India and relations between VETERAN COWBOY STAR A A A j, JL. WILLIAM S. HART DIES AT 83 LOS ANGELSS. June William S. Hart. "Wild West" movie actor of 25 years ago. died late last night of a lingering infirmitv which had called his son home from Wash- ington. D.C., last month to enter a court fight over the dving man's affairs." The iron-faced hero of many a movie gun battle died in hospital. His physician. Dr. H. D. Van Fleet, issued a statement saying "death came without a struggle, just as L But by the time the big plane came round again, the bom- i bardisr dropped his practice bomb 13 seconds of the scheduled time. (Fay aboard the Mt. McKinley said the bomb went off "like a ball of orange flame bursting close to JURY DELIBERATES 2V2 HOURS the unit's establishment. PAY OF RANK criminals and German assets. Rus-; processed by other cotnnarues iseiore "rank "will be granted for sia backed Poland, but Britain and; reaching the conssimer. each day's training within the limits MEDICINE HAT, Alta., June 24. A six-man Alberta supreme court jury late Saturday acquitted -he target ships" in the Bikini fleet i L.Cpl. Johannes Wittinger. German {hat is to be used on or about July pnsoner-of-war. of a charge of 1 when the worlds fourth atomic murder him in con- ed Wittinger into the custody of! Canadian authorities. i Wittiager was the third member i of Rommel's vaunted Afrika Korps, to stand trial for the murder of j bomb actually is dropped. The Mt.! McKinley was 10 miles away but] Fav said the bomb apparently went off at an altitude of to Thursday was appointed co-guard- ian, with George Frost, of the actor's person. He had charged in court that his father was being improperly cared for and was in- j capable of managing his own af- KILLED BY PROPELLER fairs. Frost, who said he was a j Before Maj- Swancutfs plane, j J long-time friend of the actor, was "Dave's Dream." took off. an army j appointed sole guardian of Hart's sir forces captain walked into a estate, estimated at nearlv I propeller and was killed. Members 000. i of the crew helped place his bodv Young Hart s mother, Winnifred S m an ambulance before taking off j Westover, from whom the actor j cac minutei late. Their coolness ard though he were asleep." Hospital j was divorced 20 vears ago had been determination to carry out their, records gave Hart's age as 83. Movie almost constantly at Hart's side Mission was praised by military j ,__... i leaders. press agents earlier had given his j during the recant, critical age as 75. I his illness, but was not present internment camp, almost three years ago. The jury delib- erated almost two Plaszek, said to be an nection with the: whose body was found hanging in j hanging of an- j the recreation hail of the intern- other prisoner, i ment camp here Julv 22, 1943. j August Plaszek; in tho XTpriirinp the Medicine Ha, fcwo Weme, j Schwalb and Pie. Adolf ii.ratz. were convicted last March and are un- der sentence to hang in Leth bridge jail June 26. Wittinger also was up i for trial in March but a new trial; was ordered when it was discovered prescribed for the reserve force. Of- ficers who. before April 1. "were be- in2 carr.ed supernumerary under earlier provisions will continue in thi3 status until absorbed into ap- prooriate vacancies. These conditions axe effective from April 1 and are Uniited to a psriod of two years. the United States opposed. A five-man commission was sent to Spain. SPAIN NO THREAT Ifc reported Spain was no threat to the peace but recommended un- j less the Spanish people removed i Generalissimo Franco by Septem- ber the question of cutting Committee (top militarr mea who must organize troops for ET.N- police and tile Atomic Hnergy com- missioc, which, hopes to find a. plan to control the world's mos; des- weapon. the 5? that the of of tions with Spain be turned over to: the assembly. v v However, when the report caine wrrc "i before the council. Russia again! V exercised the veto to defeat a pro- AUMKAMAN lyPLSIKl We'demana i posal that the question of the rran- X Hans" Schnorrenpfeil. He said j S63' j Meanwhile the assemblv had se: o SYDNEY. Australia. June seri- eral coal shortage in. Austra- lia threatens widespread J. Wittinger and a half hours before returning' one of the jurors hearing his case the acquittal ver-; was under the legal age limit for diet and Chief I jury service. j i Justice W. R. in his address to the jury, De- j Howsoa discharg- i fence Counsel L. S. TurcoUe charg- of the of murder on' "P six commissions to study ecoa- stoppage aid uneia- r omirs and emnlovrnpnt. the evidence of witnesses who them- are the nghtfui culprits." reports, The Left Hand Corner. Rheumatic ers' Darlings. -C5V. -w. UUtr W AS> 1JUL plCOC At the bedside was his con. Wil- i when death came. Hart sailered a' liam S. Hart, Jr., 24. who last stroke last May. He came to'Hollywood in 1914 after several years on the New York stage. He was one first toj popularize western characters. j Some of his better known films! j were: passing of Two-Gun; j Hicks." "The Aryan." "The Apostle of Vengeance." "Wagon Tracks." "CrMalley of the and the "Cradle of R HEUMATTC fever, now affect- ing half a 'million children in the United States ranks' Two Canadians Are Students At Reopened LD.C. Just and Reasonable Increases In Wage Rates Permitted Minister Mitchell Announces OTTAWA, June of the wage control order to allow j "just and reasonable" increases in wage rates, was announced today in the com- j mons by Labor Minister ?.Iitche11. j Previously the regulations required an applicant for increases to prove that] wages were low in comparison with those paid in a similar industry in the same lo-! the; Labor, Crown Counsel W. D. Gow told the jury that Wittinger was en- titled to as much consideration as any Canadian in the same posi- tion, but he warned them "not to bend over backwards." HEAR SECOND CASE With disposal of the Plaszek case, the supreme court will hear evid- ence starting today jn another in- ternment camp murder when the first of four German pnsor.ers- of-war eoes on trial for the mur- der of Karl Lahmann in the Medi- cine Kai camp Sept. 10. 1944. The four c.iarged with this mur- der are Ssro. Fruno Perzonowski; Sgt. Wiiii Mueller: Sgt.-Maj. Henry Busch and Sgt. Walter Wolf. They were committed for tnal at a pre- liminary hearing las: month. first as the cause of death in iiic age group o-lo. and cripples thou- noteci tttsi Ell epidemics of rheu- BelJeville. Ont.. and rnatic fever are preceded bv ept- j among the 30 high-ranking officers; demies of streptoccocic diseases studying broad problems of Com- j such as scarlet fever and monwealth defence. The prevailing belief among i Commandant of the college Is physicians, he says, is that heredi- Gen. Sir William Slim, former com-; fcary factors or unfavorable ways of the British Hth Army i quarters, damp wea- ln Burma, who will direct the work ther. poor the j throughout the nine-month course J c'eveiopment of rheumatic fever. I which continues until the end of the' Late winter and early spring danger tin-.cs. j The LD.C. Is the goal of all senior said that while the was in favor of and fair wages" and while the real tar- cet of labor was an improved standard of living, there was a dan-er that pressure on wase rates force -irices up or force a "buyers' Whifb the order was beinsr relaxed the lid had not been taken off wage control. Mr. Mitchell said revision of the i version from a u-artime to a peace- maintain a real standard of living. i time basis and the next two or three I don't want anyone to think i years wovld orove critical. that because the wartim? wages i "If we fail tn pursue sound fcon- control order has been amended, omic policies durine that time, dam- thst the lid is off." will be done which will jeonar- I7ri.der the amended order, which our nroress for vears to come." Mr. Mitchell tabled in the commons. j Mr. MitcheJI spid. I can vou the task of mai-tamiriL; a rea- i sonable of stah'bty in our cronomic affairs at this fimp is The fight cgainst the disease In- and Dominion oSicers and j eludes prevention of throat infec- men like Field Marsha! Viscount i become necessary through tions suren-nhening the nat'enfe' Alexander. governor-general of thc changing conditions of the resistance and investigation" of her-! Canada: Field Marshal Lord Alan-: transitional period, ecitary weaknesses. Treatment also brooke. retiring chief of the imper- "The amendment cuts awav from en consists of rest in fresh, clean air genera? staff, and Gen. H. D. G the over-aii wage-fixing formula of abandoninf-ni of en-trol now to achieve for the poor Crerar. former commander of the j some of the previously existing re- wr.uld M loose forces which could i much rr.o'fi comolicated and calis for a much greater decree of iude- m.'Tit than was the case when we__________..... wore Hsjhtinc; for our very exist- stability in are authorized to "make pro- xinon for orccriy adiustincnt of wasje rates on basis and to the cslent that the board finds just and reasonable in the circum- stances, insofar as this is possible, and consistent with the cararr.ow.t maintenance of who are hit hardest by rheumatic 'lst Canadian Army, have been stu- j strictive conditions." he said fever. -dents. One of the most promising re- search leads, he declares is in the DIES IN VANCOUVER use of protective sulfa drugs. The American Council ca Rheumatic Fever was founded a year ago to THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Page Four.) wreck the economic life of the j couiurv at a time when an orderly GREATER DISCRETION transition to peacetime conditions ''It places upon war labor boards t is a primarv necessity and the a greater discretion country would be worse off than Jf NO ANAESTHETICS tONDON. June The government has no intention i of asking the government of the United States to anaesthetize the: animals to be used in the" Bikini j further such research, but it j businessman, died here Sunday. Mr. i apement and of the malor branches FAIR j atoll tnal of the atomic bomb, j Buck was former president of Win- of organized labor in Canada, who Jfr. Mitchell said "thi- eovern- Philip Noel-Bakor. of state, i nipeg Kiwanis Club. The widow as members of these boards have j mcnt is in favo- of cood and fair told a questioner in the house of i and a daughter survive. i had a vast amount of experience in i no one think that any commons today. VANCOUVER, June -which, I am satisfied, will be fairly I stabilisation controls had neier Ifam E. Buck, 70. retired Winipeg exercised by representatives of man- j bpp.n imnosed." I Govt. Is Formed PARIS, June 24. A new French coalition government was formed today, with President Georges Bidault retaining his port- fcl.o as minister oi foreign affairs. M. BidauH's new cabinet differed litsje from that serving under his predecessor. Socialist President Felix It gave virtually equal rep- resentation to France's three major political BidauH's own Mouvemem Republican Populaire, trie Communists ar.d the Socialists. M. Gouin ar.d Maurice Thorez. Communist leader, were named vice-presidents of the cabinet. Fran- Gay. M.R.P. leader, and Varenne of the Union! et Socialiste ds la Hcsistarce narty were named min- istfrs of state. M. BidauH's cabinet appointments left unfilled the important food ministry. J.r. Bidault said he himself also vould take chars of the mforma- tior. ministry with the aid of State Secretary Andre Colin. The new cabinet wiU meet Tues- j ddy ?nd be presented to the] constituent assembly on Wednesday j for formal approval I INEWSPAPERif employment, piovment in' the or social problems, human Queensland, New South rights, transport and commumca-' "Wales ana Victoria winch tions and narcotic drugs. These share three-quarters of the commissions will report to the Sen- country's population of about. tember assembly. 7.000.000. Two other important U.N. bodies are at work: The Military Staff NEWS BULLETINS VANCOUVER. 3IAN 'QUAKE VICTIM VANCOUVER, June FJdier. 50. Vancouver, was drowned off Vancouver IsJand Sunday 35 the result of the most serious earthquake to hit British Columbia in recent years. Fidler lost his fife when his dioeby was overtnrned by a huire -reave caused when the quake shook loose a land promontory and it thundered into the sea. Fidlcr's companion. Robert also of Vancouver, saved himself by grasping a rail of ihe boat which was to-wing theu- diiighy. TWO CHILDREN DIE OF SUFFOCATION OLDS, Alta.. June Boyce. 4. and Barryl Boyce, 3. died of suffocation Saturday night, in a fire which destroyed the home uf Sirs, tan sou nsile west of the James Hirer bridge post office, 15 jniles north-srcst of Caroline. TRIAL OPENING IS POSTPONED SEATTLE. Jnnc Lloyd L. Black today post- poned until tomorrow the opening of the espionage trial of LtesU Nicolai G. Redin of the Russian aavy to permit defense counsel io complete a study of the juror list. The defendant, in dress uniform, told reporters he expects acquittal. TWO REMANDED FOLLOWING BURGLARIES WINNIPEG. June Vancouver Gerard W. Fenby and Alexander Kadaluk. were remanded without a pica until July 2 when they appeared in police court today on charges of un- lawfully carrvins a revolver in a vehicle1. Police said their arrest followed investigation of bursianes at Maple CreeS and Moosomin. all in Saskatchewan. THROWN FROM BED BY LIGHTNING fLASH DIAMOND CITY, June -week-end flash of lightning struck the radio aerial in the home of Mrs. E. Fedrin aad windows ncre broken, pictures dama-ed, plates hurled from a stove, the kitchen sink ruined and she herself thrown out of bed. The Ushtning also struck the barn. VINSON ELEVATED IN COLORFUL CEREMONY WASHINGTON. Jnne >L Vinson today becaaie the United States' 13th chief justice at a colorful ceremony at the White House. Thousands watched the unnseai ceremony -which was planned bx. Pres. TfSaman to rival in color a presidential inanguratlon. 11 SENT TO HOSPITAL BY FORT FRANCES TWISTER FORT FRANCES. Ont.. June persons, ten of them children, -were laken to hospital here today after a 6G7niile-an- hour "twister" struck this northwestern Ontario town ISO miles east of Winnipeg. SFAPERl ;