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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WeatKer AXI> COOL VOL. 164. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26, 1946 10 PAGES Seamen Hail Victory Break Trieste Case Victim Of Assassin? Nine Killed In Train-Truck Crash In Texas IIAKUNGCX, TeaL. June 26. were killed and 15 injured last night when a passenger train crashed into a truckload of Latin-American agricultural workers three miles west of iiere. The victims And wreckage of the truck were scattered for 150 feet alone the right of war. Three of the injured are in a critical condition today. Six men and two women died when a Missouri Pacific loco- motive, struck the truck last night. No occupant of the truck escaped injury- The injured lay alon; the rails for 30 minutes until ambulances- arrived from Report Molotov Awaiting] Message From Moscow On Issue PARIS. June newspapers printed unconfirm- ed reports today that Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov was ex- pecting 2 telephone call from Moscow which might bring a surprise development in the Tri- este case, key'to Italian peace negotiations. State Secretary Byrnes of the United States was represented by American informants as en- couraged by a series of private talks with Mr. Molotov. who has been adamant in demand- ing that Trieste be transferred from Italy to Yugoslavia. SECRECV MAINTAINED A special commission set up by ithe foreign ministers' council to I break the deadlock oa tile question j j of Italy's colonies, meanwhile held; Harlin-en and Mercedes. Capt. Marvin Gordon of the ____ stats highway patrol said a its first, meeting today. The niem- j string of freight cars along the bers declined to give any hint of, jwhat was discussed. j Agreement has been reached to defer final disposition of the col- i onies, bui details have to be worked j out. Although the foreign ministers may have been more optimistic concerning working out. an agree- i ment on Trieste, a Yugoslav spokes- j marj took an uncompromising atti- tude in an interview today. The spokesman for Marshal Tito stated flaUy that a French cornpro- ao ovene sidin? at the crossins made it blind for both the locomotive engineer and the driver of the truck. Quebec Bank In Trouble Sgt. Schwalb Temporary Nazi To End-Caretaker Government "My Fuehrer, I Follow j Says German As Trap Is Sprung Sgt. Werner Schwalb. 31- Year-old German prisoner at war who was hanged in the Lethbridge provincial jail early today for murder, remained a staunch Nazi until the last. Just before he was dropped through the steel-trapped sal- lows at a-m. to pay -with his life for killing a German anti-Nazi, Pte. August Plaszelt in the Medicine Hat prisoner of war camp on July 22, Schwalb stiffened as near to attention as he could, vtuck out his chest and boastfully de- clared in Engii-h: "My fuehrer, I follow ,PRONOUNCED DEAD Thirteen minutes afier :hc trap was sprung the jail surgeon pro- nounccd Schwalb dead. His body was buried in the prison grounds Goes to Gallows India Plan Announcer! Fol- i lowing Failure of Interim Govt. Scheme SGT. W.2NER SCHWALB NEW DELHI. June Wavell, Titanf of India, is to establish a "tem- porary caretaker government of it was officially an- nounced tonight following fail- ure of Britain's plan for a 14- man interim government in In- dia. A statement issued by British cabinet mission here said: "Jt is proposed that further negotiations should be adjourn- ed for the short interval during the tisne the elections to the ccnstitaent assembly will be taking 1 following a coroner's j Nazi po.W. who was hacsed at LEAVE FOR HOME. presided over by Coroner u said cabinev mission pro- These seamen, -who have been on strike 26 days, rejoice as they hear cf the government's decision to take over shipping on the Great Lakes. Strike victory is culmination of a. 10-year struggle for an eight-hour day. G.B. Food Minister Back Home Strachey Hopeful More Wheat Soon LONDON. June Cable) Minister John Strachey, fresh from, a living trip to Canada and the United States where he dis- cussed world food nroblems, said today at a press conference that the cereal position might improve fairly rapidly by autumn, 1S47, if there jvere two good world harvests. Mr. Strachey assayed his trip as a "good seven davs' work" though he returned_ to signing a wheat Canada. He said, however, thought-there were good prospects that such an agreement would go through. "Perhaps the most useful thing of all was to meet and discuss our fcod Manitoba. Wheat Fool does net ap- prove of a bilateral wheat agree- ment "such, as Canada and Oreai. Britain are now W. J. Parker, nresident of the Manitoba Fool Elevators Association, tola the Manitoba Federation of Agriculture and Co-operation here last night. If Canada went ahead with the rt _ Italv which does not provice ior a KCltlOn UOUpOlSS Yugoslav "solution" on Trieste. ___________ j The Yugoslav "solution" is for the 'June creation of a "seventh Yugoslav re- r-irv Announreaient by Robert J he-.v, parliamentary assistant Finance Minister ilsley, that at least four employees of LA Banque Provinciale" Du Canada have been arrested on charges of facilitating black mantel operations through their hsad- ling ol ration, coupons featured develonmeisVs yesterday in an otherwise quiet" commons. 3Ir. aiayfcsnvj made his an- nouncement shortly before the adjournment hour and indi- cated that if more information could be given today it would be forthcoming. Eeplving to an earlier request from" John Diefenbaker (P.C.. public" embracing the city, MANY CONFERENCES Messrs. Byrnes and Moiotov talk- ed for more an hour yester- day afteronon in their third pri- vate meeting in less than a week- Mr. Bvmes later conferred separ- ately with British Foreign tary Bevin and Georges Bidauit. French nresiden; and foreign min- ister, anoarentlv to advise them of the progress of his talks with. Mr. MolotovT Developments at the formal ses- sions of "the council yesterday were limited to discussions of minor economic phases of the Italian treaty, and belief was expressed Mr. agreement it-would have to be ior a WON'T PROVIDE -SERVICES neriod greater than t-hree vears. He outlined hois- banks were Centre) for details surrounding the Moloixsv would not consent to any decision cf the Prices Boaro. to j important decisions until he obtains cancel its ration coupon, banking i a verdict on the Trieste issue, arrangements with La Banqae Pro- i PRECAUTIONARY MOVE vinciaie on Julv 31, Mr. May-hew! said that three of the four arrested had admitted their guilt. VCU UilV-O >-w. j id to Britain without j Mr. Parker urged that the United by the Prices Board to handle cou- sheat agreement with i States be advised of the agreement, j pons to facilitate the task" of busi- Te however, he and that anv other country should ness firms in settling for purchases vinciaie on July 31, Mr. May-he w j "VVASHINGTON. June 26. "he United States moved to place its present entire_ Mediterransaa naval cruiser and two destrovers troubled Trieste. cou" focal point of sharp differences with Russia. and that anv other country snouia ness iirrns in settling ior purcnssea function o" the be able to participate at a later date, of rationed commodities. Then he -Javaf force, as des A bilateral agreement between Can- ada and Great Britain would an- tagonize American interests. A re- added: "In the case of La vinciale Du Canada there has been ___________ cent trip to England had convinced i considerable difficulty in obtaining situation with Prime Minister Mac- j him that there was no danger of a proper operation of the system details to be threshed signing. out before "The position remains exactly the e the serviced required, j rViP lli kenzie King and Agriculture Min- i farmers there competing with Can- j and the bank dues not appear will- ister Gardiner and other Canadian and United States ministers and officials." High political circles said agree- _ Blent in principle was reached on a long-term wheat agreement with Canada, with only some technical 0t on the Etesiish market, i ing to t WASHINGTON OPPOSED As WASHINGTON, June Some government officials said to- dav the United States opposes a j accounts _ nroDosed wheat agreement between 8 A number a prosecutions j Canada and Britain because it was pending against some inoividuais j regarded as "inconsistent- with the j muiTi nnivip-? ari-1 Du Canaaa. The charges t.aqe pol-cies ad lude facilitating of black vocateo o> cne united j market operations. It is not possible i can naval force, as described tersely i bv a naw department spokesman, is" to "sunport the army of occupa- tion." _ The navy let news of the rargo's it become known as Amer- author- ry over the pos- KING BANGKOK. June (.-P) reliable reoort today said medi- cal evidence secretly studied by a board of IS physicians sup- ports to a considerable extent the theory that youthful King Ananda Mahido! was the vic- tim of an assassin. The 20-year-old monarch was found dead in his apartment June 9. The official report to parlia- ment the nest day said he ac- cidentally shot himself and that the bullet went through the forehead. There were numerous rumors, however, that the king either had committed suicide because of a thwarted love affair _or be- cause of dissatisfaction with his as monarch, or that he had been killed by reactionary roy- alists who disliked his democra- tic tendencies. As a result of the rumors the commission was appointed to make an investigation. The commission ordered the body taken from its great golden urn for examination and X-rays determine the course bslleL SUGGEST ASSASSINATION The medical board will return its j lije Lethbrldge provincial jail early i Dr. K. I. Murray. Wednesday ajomini; for :he mur- pcsed to leave India Saturday Less than ten persons, all offi- {ier of a' feilcw prisoner at the report to the British cabins! and cialr. witnessed the execution. They Medicine Hat prisoner of war camp parliament." i agreed tha; Schwalb accepted his on 22. 1943. SarUer a mission attache saia_a Iistubsashi 3Iataichi, former chief administrator at Port Blair, and five other Japanese war criminals today were hang- ed at Chans! JaiL All six had been convicted of tortonns In- dians and other civilians sn- spected of spying on the Anda- man islands. f T f V V PRISONERS OBEYED ORDERS IN HANGING FELLOW GERMAN some industry spokesmen v.ho said many farmers ttouJd release cattle which thev been holding back "waged an armed struggle" agairlst: pending Settlement of the O.P.A. j the Red army on the side cf the 1 Germans in the davs "when the City after cny reported virtually. German invasion was at flosdtide." no fresh meat, in I (This was the first official Rus- cities even cold cuts were', hard to get through normal cixan- sian announcement of deilectioris in the Soviet Onion during the -Aar.t ncls. Another decree said these no New York The Chechen-Ingush republic in were exact number the North Caucasus bordered the was not "given netv republic cf Georgia and included land and assistance" in starting the Grozny and Mosdok oil f'.eld-s, again. The places of their which the Germans reached in their settlement, were not announced, invasion before the reverse at----------------------------- Stalingrad. The republic's popula- tion was placed at The Crimean state was given as nearly l.i M.F.A.C. BIG BUSINESS WINNIPEG, June Fnesen. executive secretary of the house yesterday. city's millions were unable to find any rnea; even in the illegal market. In Los Angeles packers threat- ened a compiete shutdown of pack- I ir.g house and marksts be-' cause of their dissatisfaction with the O.P.A. bill provisions retaining MEDICINE HAT. June that prisoners in the Medicine Hat internment camp had secret radios snd re- ceived "news every evening from was heard on from a witness testify- ing during the second day of the trial of SgU-MaJ. Bruno Pcrze- nowski. charged with the mur- der of a fellow-prisoner, CpL Karl Lchmann, here on Sept- 10. The prisoner-of-war witness, a former member of the German Luftwaffe, wearing the Iron Cross first class, and a row of service ribbons, told defence counsel G. E. A. Rice that or- ders received from Germany governed prisoners in the same manner as they governed citi- Hving in Germany. v- 5, _. r T7.o ha A vate if he would find an officer to own quarters, i a, be a traiwr. n was and Witn-Msaid he movec to Catnp Nevs in Ontano early on the mom- "of "KIDN'APS- HIS SON 1 PUNTSHFD that QUEBEC'S CITADEL (Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph) The mimstrv of state control dis- new I closed also that more than a score credit unions had been incorporat- Quebec's historical "Citadel" may cf factory, mill and mine executives j ed m Manitoba, had been punished tor misappropn- 47.0CO persons in "approximately Manitoba are THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Page Four.) anon or misusing funds m various members of co-operative organiza- j tion: I kinds of plants and enterprises i tions.'' per." decided that the affair would be brought to the attention of tne to the swtion with the asser- Witness said Lehmann was con- j German authorities as soon as they hinges and drove awav in sight of firemen. Harold Scott reported CARRYING OUT ORDERS "I guess Im your kidnap- sif'ered to be a traitor, and he was i returned home." sure those responsible for his kill- The hearing is continuing NEWS BULLETINS L" HOUSE RECOMMENDS FL'NDS FOR WASHINGTON. June 54S5.0SO.OOO cash allot- ment for the United Nations Relief and aehabilitation Administra- tion was recommended today by the house of representatives appropriations committee, EDMONTON PRESSMEN ORDERED BACK TO WORK EDMONTON. Jane The joint Edmonton Jonmal- Edmonton Bulletin announced in a front-pa-e s'-ory today that 11 prcvjroen who struck fross the two papers June 3 in support of 5- stnkins prmicrs had been ordered back to work bv their Interna- tional Printing and Union president, George L. Bcrrv and would return tomorrow morning. told by him thai tlie "chief ol CRAaH TOLL REACHES 10 tne disturbance group had aeen Tex.. June unidentified woman died in hos'pita! t'odaj, bringing to 10 the death loll cf a train-track crash near La Feria night. Twelve were mjnred. U N VOTE< TO KEEP SP.XNISH CASE ON AGENDA NEW YORK. June United Nations Security Council today approved an Australian-British proposal to keep the Spanish case" on its agenda -without prejudice to the rights ot the -cneral to lafee the case up in September. The vote was 9 to 2. with Russia and Poland opposing the proposal. ONE BEVERAGE ROOM OPENS MEDICINE HAT. June local hotel room opened on time today and three others affected by the of dispensers are to open late ihis afternoon. Hotehnea are hiring new staffs, ASK COMMISSIONER AVERT B.C. STRIKE Jt'LY 3 VANCOUVER, June British Columbia govern- ment has to Ottawa that a special commissioner appointed in an effort to avert a strike of 2300 hardrock miners July 3. Negotiations between International Union of Mine. Mill and Smelters Workers, and a special committee of mine officials collapsed last night and the miners are goin? ahead with strike plans. his'Time PIONEER EDMONTON WOMAN PASSES EDMONTON, June of a pioneer Edmonton familv. Mrs. Grace Julia Lane died here Tuesday. Barn in Edmonton in 1884, she is the daughter of the late Waiter Scott Robertson, sheriff of Edmonton, and Harriet Robertson. Her only son, Brig. John Napier Lane. D.S.O.. was killed in action in the European theatre. Funeral services will be held Tnursday, j irt- "acre out an order." He told aiso of having oecn visited on I-hc afternoon of 10 ia44. by Sgt.-ilajor Muelior. also charged with the murder, and oe- esiaoltshed and he was to be sen- j tenced that, day, and that, he was to take part." About one hour and a half or j two hours later he gone lo hu: i "DZ" where the :o be sen- tenced and tne accused. Mueller and a tnirci pnsoncr-ol- war there. had gone I out anti returnees a few j later with a corpora: The asked by Pcrzenow- i ski what his pan. m the dis- 1 part. Then everything happened quickly. Someone shouted "the Busch ftttacn .'SPAPERf ;