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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY .THE LETHBPJDGE HERALD PAGE Economic Revolution SLAVS NATIONALIZE MANY INDUSTRIES (By BOSS MUKKO) (Canadian Press Saff Writer) PRAGUE; May slovakia Is peacefully carrying cue probably the momentous econ- omic revolution in post-war Europe ACCORDING TO FLAX The nationalization program !s being: carried out slowly but sub- stantially according to plan. Thirty per cent of the Czech economy is not being nationalized, including bv working towards the natioaaliza- i laud holdings, retail and wholesale tion of TO per cent of her industry, j businesses awi some extremely small commerce and finance. j industries. The republic of 10.000.WO !n geographic position at the heart of the continent was tramp- j and now beginning to turn out led under foot by the Germans our- j locomotives, raa cars, farm topic- Ing sis years of crcuoation and na- I menis and peacetime products, "in my opinion he was m traitor." Wolf also stated that German army training dictated "by order each traitor was to be killed." Handed a lengthy statement of 22 pages which he admitted was in his own handwriting. Wolf told. Mr. Gow that it bore his signature and initials at the bottom of each page. "Do you remember writinc asked Mr. Gow. "Yes." "Can you tell me if what is con- tained in this document is the "I have already told you I will make a. statement on this during UKMissrres. mv own case Wnlf The huge Skoda arms factories -why not at Pilsen have been nationalized jjjQ am tionaUzation to Czech, leaders is the only way 10 resurrect tne country's econornv. "The main reason for national- izations is that a large Czech Industry got into Prague officials said. The arms factory si Brno where the Bren gun was developed is un- der government ownership and pan of j banks and insurance companies are German hands during the war and simply had to be taken over now" Foreign Minister Jan Masaryfc tolci The Ca- the Czech to Prague Press. "For example government returned publicly owned. Raiitiays have been state property for years- Mines and steel and textile fac- tories are included in the program as well as the famous Bata Shoe Company. Others are glass works, chemical and poiterv companies, there was no money in ?he banks. I cement olants and utilities. It had been looted by ifae Germans and we could not spend millions re- instating private banking. There- fore our nationalization program is rather thirJc it too thorough." Except in the case of property owned outright by Germans and Hungarians who aided the Nazis there is no confiscation and for- eign interests are being compen- sated. LEFT HAND CORNER (Continued from Front Page.) It cost When Queen Elizabeth. touring Canada with King George VI in 1939, wore K at a royal reception in- Ottawa- marvelled at its effulgent; splendor. They all agreed that Her Majesty looked radiant. Overnight the dress became a. legend. To enshrine the legend, the Queen gave the gown (.one of her favor- ites) to the Dominion as a gift. Tfcse Earl of Athlone, then. Governor General, brought is back to Canada in the original Xorman. Hartneli box labeled "To IHer Majesty, the Queen, Buckingham. Palace." In De- cember 1940 it was elegantly dis- played on a dummy in Ottawa's Public Archives- Ever since, tourists have gawked at its opulence. Ottawa's gain, was Toronto's galL Officiais of Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum cned loudly that they had asked for the gown, hence should exhibit it. For years the cities over the dress. KnaHy the tussle was terminated. Ottawa awoke oae day to find only the naked dummy. The dress had tone. On tne orders of Secretary of State Paul Martin, it had been sent to Toronto. Officially, it was merelv CO. loan. But the Toronto Museum had prepared a permanent place fcr it in its collection of royal robes. "Ethel, I'm ashamed of you. that Frenchman, in the hall -you repeatedly. "Why didn't you tell him to Ethel: "I couldn't, Fred." Fred: "You couldn't? Why Ethel: "I can't speak French." OLD-TIME JUSTICE EC XEVADA (Wall Street Journal) Out fa Xevada. a- mining claim pending before a. certain old- time western judge with, a reputa- tion for a rather rough-and-readv brand of Justice. One morning his honor made the following remarfc- able statement: "Gentlemen, this court has in. hand a cheque from the plaintiff for SlO.OOo and a cheque from the defendant for The court return to the defendant and then we will try this case strict- ly on its merits." "Is that young man courting you, asked her aunt. "Not exactly; but he's aoproach- tng step by step." "How do vou "Well, the first tame he called he spent tbe evening with mv auto- graDh album on his "Yes, second tfcne he nursed m- USE CONTINUING "Well, I guess there's not much use proceeding." added Mr. Defence counsel said he had no questions to ask and then stopped Wolf as he told Magistrate Elks. "Can I ask a Before Mueller was permitted to enter the courtroom, Mr. Gow urged that any possible arguments be set- i tied. Defence counsel again main- i tained that none of the accused} should be called to give evidence." "It is his duty not to answer j questions and I have told him so." ceclared ilr. Rice, referring 10 t ter. He added that he nad told i Mueller he is charged with a. serious oSence and should not be called as witness to ensure a fair trial. Mr. Gow insisted that a transcript of the proceedings containmg Mr. Rice's admission that he advised a witness not to answer questions j this court" should be sent to "some- i one who can deal with the Blatter." Mr. Rice explained he was simply I asking for a lair trial and to secure j a fair trial ior the accused they i P.s statements i should not be as witnesses. Mueller readily gave answers re- to service with, the Ger- the local camp for one at Neys. Asked whether he remembered trhat he said Sn the 22 page state- ment Wolf renlied "this Question I will also answer in JEV own rase." Sir. Gow received esactlr the same reply as he asked "did Pereen- owski say he had revived orders to put Lehrnann "Did you mann was a "How did vou find out lehmann was a ture in Scotland, being sent to Can- ada, and being transferred, from the local cainp to Neys in Sep- tember. !He explained he tias a boxing instructor at the local camp, ilueller replied he did noc have much in commoc. "with Per- zenowski bat knew ium. in Kngianri before the two were sent to tae prisoner of vrar camp at liomeith. Ontario and then here. Asked if he and Perzencwski had you made out this statement you have personal re-snect On education, books or art or any iiunaan If never folks had arguments: if all men saw the same And. each liked whac another liked of all things one might namp, We'd probably design oar houses every one alike. And women dress in the same old style all up and down the pike. We would all go to the same church; we wouldn't have to cope With divers brands of merchandise; we all would use one soap. And lipstick, cheese and breakfast food; a single model car Would roll along the boulevard where now some hundreds are. But, if we hadn't anything to dis- agree upon, I fear a loc of peoole -would just sit around and. yawn. "Never despise your tempera- counsels Dr. Harry Emer- soa Posdick who is soon to retire from the pastorate of Riverside Church, New York (in "On Being a Real "TES basic quality was ._._ _ geneacaily determined and one way hanging in the lecture hall and was trrtH roue- -wirv. _ ._ WoU reoeated that he would not i a. conference before being tranE ive the replies uatH "mv own case 1 ferred to Neys, Mueller replied: comes up." Because he stood am also charged having inur- ed with "my comrades" but "I dered a. man at Use same time make my statements J when my otra cas- comei up Wolf realled when asked if the other accused were comrades and exolained "I have persona! resoect for On Januarr 11 of this year, when curing the court's permission to did change from a direct examination ___ for; to cross-examination of the crown them'" Again Wolf renlied he would j witness in view of the re- vive the answer during his own i f usal to answer questions, j "Did you know Karl "When TOU wrote the statement! -jio" replied Mueller. I refuse to answer.' "Is it fair to assume thai the day before you and Perzecowski went to Neys you were There was no reply- Mr. GO-K- tiien succeeded in se- vou told things about "Wolf continued to reoeat his stock phrase. "Who toTd you to make state- ments in this Wolf replied "that is niv own decision" and was reached Thursday morning. "Did you ever see "No." "On no occasion did you ever see Karl "I refuse to answer that today.- Then Mueller explained: "No. I have seen him. I misunderstood you." Asked if he had seen Lehmann iiitf and "did "Did you see before' on "just one occasion" and "did vou went to Wolf repeated the occasion on which you savr him usual reply." have anything to dc The 28-year-old Africa Xoros in- j Mueller said: do or another you musi live -with it and make something of it. If in gener- al, it belongs to the melancholic class, you are in good comoany. Hiomas Gray, who wrote the 'Elegy in a Country had a typical sober, dark-hued tem- perament. 'Low spirits are my true and faithful he said, gee up with me. go to bed with me, mafre journeys and. returns as I do. "What he did -with this basic en- dowment, however, was worth doing. The Curfew tolls the knell of part- herd winds slowly o'er ing- dav, the lea, The plowman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. That is not gay but it is beauti- ful, and it never could have come from a merelv blithe and snrightiv W. Orton Tewsoa in the Pererboro JEStaimner. 205.000 SPECIAL TRAINS (W. L. Clarke in Windsor Star.) The London, Midland and Scottish Railway gives an example of what the railways did in the war. It ran. 205.000 special trains to carry 000.000 troops. The Canadian railways can also be proud of their records in the war. They kept the trams rolling, even though it taxed their ingenuity to do it at times. .LITTLE rrom Front Faee.) Mueller was the 12th witness to be called by Mr. Gow and Friday morning Busch was listed as a pros- pective witness for thi 7arzenowski hearing. Also to be heard are two more prisoners of war whose testi- mony is expected to be the high- light of the hearing. Wolf occupied the witness stand for nearly three hours Thursday but would not be shaken under cross- examination by Mr. Gow. Asked during the morning, "was Lenmann in your estimation a Wolf told Mr. Gow for Goodness sake-Try Red Rose REDROSE TEA "is good tea" because folks buy them i more often! A Chillies Biscuits SODA asked -whether he had seen that his _____ ___ 'I declaie fantranari was handed a olcture j a statement, on. that." showing the bodv of Ijehniann j "D'd vou ever make a siateineni reck." He added thai Wolf replied "Yes." He then wrote out statement which was entered m court. Later he made osit another statement, elaborating on the first. Mr. Gow went to the witness with what, appeared to be a few- sheets of paper with handwriting j and asked. "Do you remember what ths addition "I to make a statement concerning replied Mueller. Asked if the signature on the second and larger statement was his, Mueller looked away and answered: "I refuse to make a statement." "You might be charged with con- tempt of warned Mr. Gow. "I understand answered Mueller. That ended for tlie day. proceedings STOKE HOCKS: JLm. to Wednesday XJB. to Boys' "LOAFER" JACKETS Snappy loafer for spons and wear. piaia or russ wool frc wool -weed pockei trim. buttoc front lining tar 8 to 14 years. Each. jackets casual brown ci with. back, arui Three- ace 18 Boys' Trousers cotton Bed- ford cord, trousers In regular style sturdy coitoc eticg.. Plain green. dark blue or browc. Sizes 6 to 16 years. Pair BOYS' "GOB" CAPS Jaunty "gob" caps for summer wear. Made from iight- Telght cotton material in white or light and dark f blue. Sizes small, medium and large. Each ijC Boys' Stain Floor GIRLS' NAVY SLACKS SIZES It TO 29 Dandy for outdoor activities aH through susuner. Regular-style slacks frosn serviceable nary ccrwa drill. Buttoned at the ALPINE SKIRTS FOR SENIOR GIRLS Every high-school girl likes several skirts in her wardrobe. be procd of ihe smooth. is these rayoa and Alpine clots gored and pleated styles in a variety aJ Sues 14 to 20. Each CHILDREN'S SKlRTS Ast here are srsan little skirts for emailer girls. Hayoa and weal Alpine cloth in gored style trfth shoulder srraos. Black, brown, navy and green. Sixes 2 to S years. Each