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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FEIDAY, MAY THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE HOW DOMINION AND ONTARIO TAX DIVISION OFFERS COMPARE OTTAWA, May experts connected the Domin- ion-Provincial conference today comparing Ontario's offer for straightening cut the tax deadlock with the Dominion's offer. terday Ontario's proposal would cost the Dominion roughly more than under she offer Prime Minister Mackenzie King made on Monday and which has since been maintained by Domiriion spokes- rc en- Experts said the difference in the per caoita subsidy between the two proposals was not great. The im- portant totals would resul: from Ontario's demand that the Doaun- ion vacate altogether such tax fields as succession duties, gasoline, amusement and pari-mutueL On the per capita subsidy the Dominion proposed to pay she pro- vinces a minimum of 51? year per head of population calculated en the basis of the population cf 1951 or 1942. This was to be increased if the gross national productica up. ONTARIO FORMULA The Ontario formula was to multiplv bv the gross national production for the year immediately preceding the year the subsidy was tions grew because the latest popu- ktion figures would be used instead f pro- paid The Ontario fosinuls also dded that the S17.000.W3 annually in statutory ssibsidies to aroVinces would be ia acditioa to trie per capita subsidy f or vacat- ing taxation fields while it forraeo. part of the gynimiim the Do- minion proposed. Dominion further iroald lose in its three-cent-a-gallcsi tax on gasoline, and some from its succession and oiher taxes thai Ontario insists muss be dis- continued. Toe Dominion offered to scare these fields if the provinces could devise some to take over other Dominion commitments so the Do- minion would not actually be out of pocket. Many of the provinces claim they prefer to leave the Dominion col- lecting its gasoline tax. Some of them are taxing gasoline ten cents a gallon and could not add another three cents if the Dominion vacated the field. Then the provinces do not tax farmers for the gasoline they use for their farm machinery. but the Dominion levies its tax on this use. If the Dominion dropped its five per cent take from betting in the DEWITT MacKENZlESAYS Palestine Linked With O.C Affairs In Mediterranean The disposition of Italy's great North African colony of libya. now bjfore the harassed conference of Big Fcsir foreign ministers in Paris assumes a position of vast import- ance as the result of the explosion Arab- Food, Clothing Continue RATIONING MUST CONT1NUE-CORDON OTTAWA, May "im- eagerly seek fulfilment and demand mediate eorrectio'n" of the vrar-in- for most, goods and services coa- Moisture Needed Is Below Normal duced shortages la Canada of, food, clothing, and certain other commodities can be expected, it stressed ia the 1945 report of the prices board, tabled today in the commons. The report, vnrittea by chairocan Donald Gordon and tabled by fi- nance Minister Ilsley. attributed the situation to "acute world short- Unues to exceed the supply. these circumstances, a num- ber of war-imposed controls are .Etui LAKES NA- TIONAL News of the death of Gary Bigelow. aged five, second son cf Mr. and Mrs. Keidi Bigelow. formerly of Ray- mond, came as a shock to Waterloo residents. The youug child suffered a brain sr and passed away at WPIB. Reveals Mack Motets By GEORGE FESLAY (Cariaaian Press Staff Writer.) 5.> WINNIPEG, May ff wheat fanners ho.oisg a key posi- i tion as- mercy growers for a _____ ________.. ___ starved world today scanned weata- Rochester. N.Y., on Sunday the Prices rftsaro. OTTAWA. May black market operations, frequently "as organized nature." existed. in certain commodities last year, it _____ ___ ___________ ___ paid, divided by the gross national j nari-mutuels at the race tracks production for" 1841. This wouldn't j the provinces could increase their be much higher than the Domin- take an equal amount, but several ion's offer. The provinces, hovr- of the provinces have no race tracks ever, would gain if their popula- and would not benefit. To Floodlight City of London Gov.-Gen. To Visit London in June OTTAWA, May Viscount Alexander will make a brief visit to London in Jane to participate with oiher su- preme Allied commanders ia victory celebrations there June 8, Prime Minister Mackenzie announced yesterday. Franco Seeks To Strengthen Self MADRID, May Fran- co regime, facing increasing em- barrassment front abroad, has mov- "ed to strengthen itself on. the home front by earmarking to help Spain's poor meet the rising cose of living and critical food Under the program, put Into ef- fect recently, each qualified ration book holder ha large cities will re- ceive -17.50 pesetas (about worth, of vegetables and each month, if he spends an equal amount; on his own behalf. While the amounts appear small, they constitute a distinct; aid to a wich a large family who earns only a few pesetas a day. The present crisis is due to three successive drought years combined with inability to import sufficient loodstuffs, fuel and fertilizer. Efforts are being made to force existing supplies of basic foods into legal channels. Recently the gov- ernment opened a campaign against small black bread. markes peddlers of APPOINTED MAGISTRATE EDMONTON, May ;G5 J. Cunningham, former Regina bar- rister who received his annv dis- charge April 25 and was "notified of his new appointment the next day. will head north for Yellow- knife, N.W.T., Saturday as stipen- diary magistrate for the territories. >N. Mar London trill be a floodlit city during Victory iseek celebrations lasting from June 8 to June 15, the principal landmarks illuminated each night. The ministry of works announced vesterday that special plans have been made bv electrical engineers to play colored Sights on such famous Embargo On Rail structures as Buckingnam Palace, j vit. the Nelson column in Trafalgar j Square and St. Pauls Cathedral. The colors -Kill be chosen so as to} accentuate details of the architec- ture. Simultaneously further details of the Canadian participation in the Victory parade June S -were an- nounced. Capt. Adrian Hope of Chester, N.S, senior Canadian naval officer in Britain, and Air Com- modore H. B. Godwin, deputy air officer commanding the R.C.A.F. overseas, march at head of the parade with a senior army officer. A detachment of one officer and 11 other ranks from the Canadian Women's Army Corps and the "Wo- men's Division of the R-C.AF. will be among the 200 Canadians lead- tag the Dominions' column. Whig Cradr. J. A. Sproule of Brandon. Man., will head the R.C. A-P. contingent in the parade. United Stetes office of defence transportation yesterday ordered a general embargo on railroad, freight shipments with certain exceptions, and a 25 per cent reduction in pas- senger service by coal-buraiag loco- motives, effective May 10. The action was taken as a result of the coal strike. Poll Medical Men On G.B. Health Bill icaa mendatSoEs which are being "hotly assailed by Jews and Arabs alike." It's this Kay: The full signifi- cance of the Palestinian situation j can be gauged only by coasidering) its relassoa to Britain's battle tol maintain control of the Mediter- ranean through which passes her imperial life-line. AS pointed out in yesterday's column, both Pales- tine and p-gypi are kev positions in this life-line, and cunent develop- ments certainly raise the question of how long they iviil remain within England's zone of influence. Thus Libya becomes a prize without price because it is so strategically situat- ed on the Mediterranean as to make an invaluable point em- phasized by the manoeuvres of both Britain and Russia to secure a hold there. WORTH MORE THAN GOLD The Libyan question presents a tough problem, for the Paris parley. As a base this colony is worth more to either England or Russia than as though the sands of its endless deserts were of pure gold. Eoth these powers have made bids trusteeships. Uncle Sain, taking the role of a Solomon, has proposed 10-year trusteeship under the Unit- ed Nations and then complete in- dependence. Libya was Mussolini's colonial Garden of Eden. Much of the area along the coast is fertile, and there he built niedel colonies for Italian farmers, driving away the unfortunate Senoussi who had held the lands for centuries. Thous- ands of the natives were pushed back into the terrible deserts to the south where they perished by thousands. But the Senoussi have returned to their homesteads and are looking for their independence. "by no to meet unrestricted domestic de- mands." It added: "In the case of food, indeed, the genera! shortage if such that rationing of meat, butter and sugar will be needed for some time to comr. -While substantial progress has been made in reconversion, it will also be a considerable time before sufficient supplies of such, things as uuilding materials and industrial equipment can be produced or be- fore output of such consumer dur- able goods as automobiles and re- frigerators can begin Co fill the accumulated demand. "Meanwhile, pent-up needs for consumer goods, for housing, for industrial and public cosstrucaon VA KtAA VMS' _k_ urgentlv needed, particularly price er fflaae rapid night. Mrs. COS inf es-1 sential foods-ufis allocation of S iio.siure conc-iioi-i are s.arxLJ2g aer father. thl jfplTc TvSr 'Sd J is the Prepare Plans sentials ia short INFLATION TENDENCY In a general review of the world 1 situation.' the report said Canada' had entered the post-war period in a "comparatively strong economic position without the violent disrup- tion of her economic affairs and tse_____ extreme distortion of her price Drought condiucr-s threaten 1 H I 1 structure which was uclortusiaseiy! rjaitcd States croplands, particular- I MAf HUHI XfhAAl characteristic of "condition over so ]y jn the bordering states of South s 1 (Jl llUlIi UvllUUl much the -acrid." j North Dakota, but the rnois- A continuing gap between condition en tr.e Canadian supply and demand has sustained! prauies is net. the pressures toward? inflation." j Seeding is general and early the report said. "And to add fur-isown grain is well a'oove ground. j May and June rainfall will Rairis'in April averaged 42 per of Eormai for che prairie provinces compared with 112 per j cent ia Aoril 1943. Manitoba raji- i fall was 44 y-s o: noisoaj; Saska-tchewan 47. and Albena 31. threaten; icomaxons today by fSssaot iEn- f.'. ister Esiey. A 1 The reoort said ihe most pressing ff problem "was the appearance "oa ration coupons. "False butter ratioa couoons also appeared, but oa a "much smaller scale." Some of the coupons said 10 have been "almost able" from the genuine, de- wciion difficult. -The repors also Sold of a "heavy" Tolume of mereaanis Tfho were for obtaiaicg replenish- meri's of sugar and batter stocks b- tisSng coanterfest coupons obtained from illicit: sources. "These-are tiie types of case !a CHAXBHOOK. which substantial deterrent, penal- Plans for the r.ew S4GO.OCO junior- are required." said the report. senior high school here will be "for. if counterfeit "coupons were continue to circulate en an increased civilian industries, and because of the greater readiness of particular groups to demand highsr returns." Lawrence Barrs Is .Charged With Perjury Following Murder Hearing CALGARY. May Two new charges, one of perjury and one of being in possession of stolen prop- erty. laid against Lawrence Ross Barrs. 21. of Bowness. when he appeared in police court this morning before Sinclair offer Magistrate D. C. remand of eight LONDON. May Every doctor in Britain may be ask- ed to vote for or against the Labor government's omnibus national health bill as a result of decisions taken by more than 200 doctors at a two-day meeting of special repre- sentatives of the British Medical Association. Too Many At Conference OTTAWA, May 3 S? Premier Walter Jones of Prince Eiiward Island, a farmer, had. a word of jocular criticism Thursday for the five lawyers who as premiers are attending the Dominion-provincial conference. "Did you ever see a satisfactory agreement reached when you get a bunch of lawyers he ask- ed while the galleries ana repre- sentatives on the conference floor best plan Is to do 'like we do down in uiy province. We get around a table and find a solution and then hire the la.wyers to come is the most satisfactory Spencer is Given C.P.R. Press Post WINNIPEG, 'May H. Spencer, of Calgary, has been ap- pointed assistant press relations of- ficer for the Canadian Pacific Kail- wav in Winnipeg it was announced vesterdsv. Son of O. L. Spencer, publisher of the Vancouver Pro- vince, Mr. Snencer received his edu- cation in Calgary and was employ- ed on the Calgary Herald before enlisting in tne navy in 1S40. He joined the Canadian Pacific press relations staff in Montreal last De- cember. TOMORROW PLUS KARMNSiNC JMIH DOKALOSOM Margaret Gosrrf Ends Tonight Guest in the House Starring ANNE BAXTER Surplus Coupons Aid Hungry Ones OTTAWA. May 3 Surplus meat coupons turned back to the prices board "actually mean much more meat released for shipment to the world's hungry J. G. Taggan, meat board chair- man, said yesterday. In a statement prompted by cileries as to how unused meat coupons could release meat. Mr. Taggart said the meat board had standing orders "with every in- specting packing plant in Canada under which every pound of meat produced in these plants and not sold to the Canadian trade may be shipped overseas in some form." Russian Goods Stored at Coast The bilL one of the most con- iVav troversial measures brought in by! The five lawyer-premiers aret J. the Attlee gbvemment. was given j B. McNair. New Brunswick- Angus second reading Thursday witiJout division'after a three-day house of commons debate. A resolution remitted to the med- ical association council for consijj- eration declared that before the council recommends doctors to ac- cept'or refuse service under the new bill a plebiscite of the whole profession should be taken. _ Another resolution said a refer- endum of the profession should be taken immediately to determine the view of medical men before the bill becomes law. Scotia; Maurice Duplessis, Quebec; George Drew, Ontario; Stuart Garson, Manitoba. The other premiers are John Hart of British Columbia, a finan- cial agent; E. C. Manning of Al- berta, a former farmer, and T. C. Douglas of Saskatchewan, a clergy- man. Santa Glaus In American Still WASHINGTON, -May LaGuarcia. United "Nations Re- lief and Rehabilitation Adminis- tration director general, elatedly announced yesterday that he had "found a Santa Claus in an Ameri- can still." He told a press conference that Dr. Armand Hammer, president of United Distillers. Inc., had pre- sented with pounds of cracked wheat. The former mayor of New York added: "My message to all distillers is 'please Calgary Officer Awarded Medal OTTAWA. May Cana- dian intelligence Capt. C. R. Douthwaite, 39. M.B.E1, of Cal- gary, has been awarded the Medaille de la Reconnaissance Francaise for "exceptional war services rendered in co-operation, with French au- defence headquarters an- nounced today. He served as a liaison officer with the Maquis. French underground movement, and later with regular French troops. _ _ __ VANCOUVER, May i-u The Hollywood Stars Coming To Jasper JASPER. May Hollywood moves to Jasper national park in Alberta late in May when Paramount sends a company and production crew totalling 180 per- sons to this resort in the heart of the Canadian Rockies to film ex- teriors for "The Emperor Waltz." Bing Crosby and Joan For.iainc, who will star, will head at the location. days. He previously was charged on two counts of theft and one of pos- session of an unregistered revolver. The charge of possession of an unregistered revolver was dismissed. His counsel. C. ST. Smith. K.C., asked that election bs deferred on the two new charges and the court assented. On application of M. H. Staples. K_C._ crown prosecutor, the accused was again reniauced until May 10 on present bafl of The perjury charge arose from recent trial for the murder of Frank Bishop Thomas, of which he was acquitted. The charge states that he "did commit perjury when giving evidence as a witness ill his own defence at the trial of him. the Lswrencj Ross Barrs. in the supreme court of Alberta, be- fore the Hon. Mr. Justice O'Connor 1 Berwick. Berwick" aiii Mr.; kinds led to underhanded trans- Thompson spent several days here; actions in that recently examining the site for the the not too far distant said ana nad a series of meetings wiree weeks ahead of 1945, and good pro- varfaHons on this plan were SSiPIan Memorial Wm. gress is being made in coarse grain plantings. There is a wide variation in Saskatchewan, ranging from 25 to 35 per cent iown to wheat in the said Lawrence Ross Barrs swearing to the effeci he had given to Martin Ostergaard a de- __ scription of a man from whom he, j the antT'frolnYTo 10 the said Lawrence Ross Barrs. al- j ceat in northern and central leged that ne had purchased a re- i districts. There is volver. and had also given to the j rangA in Alberta, from co-'i-med Mzy fill tcf construction of Sere- i building to house the .ne coast., _ _ -or i from British Columbia and Aiberta I adian Social i iai to r as a ruenior- Preinisr said Martin the man so he. the said Lawrence Ross Bans.! could remember the said name, the said statements being well known: ------_ iii iu w Ostergaaru tnc name of cer.t with the heaviest seeding in described, as nearly as j southern crco areas. of" cyclone proportion across some praine dis- late lisi week, but little dam- winds to him. The raid Lawrence Ross age was reported although is. seme Barrs. to be fate, and being then and there made with intent to mis- lead the said court- SECONI> CHARGE The second charge concerns one bond and three S100 bonds, property of the estate of the late Mr. Thomas, and one 550 bond, property of B. W. Harrison. He faces charges of stealing these bonds and a safe, also the property of Mr. Thomas. On the charges of theft, posses- won and perjury, the accused has the option of being tried before the construe- i 10 to 75 per tlon job wia be A specjal W. R. McDonald, Quebec M.P., Dead areas cOn-drifting has newly-seeced crops. threatened Questions Carr's Naturalization OTTAWA, May Hlynka. asksd !asi night in the commons for informa- tion, on the naturalization of Sara Carr. former organizer of the Labor- Progressive pany who is sought as witness in connection with trials magis'trate or in a higher court. the Sox-iet espionage investiga- sitting wirh a jury, on a charge During trial for murder Mr. j that hp ihp said Tavrrpncp Justice O'Connor reminded wit- that he. the said Lawrence Ross Barrs. at or near Bowness !n the iadicial district of Calgarv. on or about the Kth day of February. 1945. slid, murder Frank Bishop Thomas ,such perjury consisting in Justice O'Connor reminded wit- j said Carr had been nesses and the jury that the pen-' granted citizenship within the last in" n i-riai two years his anti-Cana- for perjury in a murder if the trial results 5n conviction, is life imprisonment. Bairs, however, vras acquitted. BRUNO CContlnuea from Front which bad been ses up in a comer of the large room. Perzenowski asked Lehmann if he "had anything to do" with a dis- turbance which, was planned and received a. negative reply, contin- ued the witnesses, who corroborated each other's evidence. EVENTS MOVE SWIFTLY They both explained that" "things then happened swiftly." The air- man said "he heard a blow and then saw captives scramble around Leh- mann. The naval man declared.: "Mueller hit Lehmann in the chin. Lehmana fell off the bench. Then I knew what was coining." During the scramble a rope was placed on Lehmann's neck and the other end was thrown over s. gas pipe but the rope broke and the shortened rope on which Lehmann was hanging was then made secure "to the walL" One witness stated Perzenowski bent over Lehmann with a cloth in his hand while Lehmann was on the floor. After the rope on which Leh- mann was hanging had been lied "to the wall" some inan shouted "Outside" and the group hurriedly left the hall. Neither of the two witnesses saw Lehmann again. The following day, three hours after a draft of captives left the camp for Neys. Lehmann's local body from a gas he had given the statement at the beginning- of March. Busch refus- ed to answer when- asked if he recognized a statement held out to him by Mr. Gow. He steadfastly refused to answer all questions put to him on. the grounds "I don't be- ve I have to give an and explaining he would give the answers during his own hearing. SPY GIVEN from Front Paee) tills, but I had no evil in mind." Crown Counsel Lee Kelley said there was no doubt she was "torn between making two Communism and Canada.'" she had "finally decided for Communism." RESERVES JUDGMENT TORONTO, Ma7 Chief Justice J. C. McRuer of the Cn- tario supreme court today reserved judgment on appeal by Eric two years "despite his anti-Cana dian attitude." He said Carr carne to Canada in 1924. Five years aeo he went to Moscow to study at the Lenin Institute, returning to Can- ada in 1931. He was arrested and interned in September. 1942. and later released conditionally. "If we are going to be SQ lax as to grant naturalization to art individual who in the first part of the war held a definite attitude against the interests of Canada there is something wrong." State Secretary Martin, said he was not familiar with the case bur would obtain the information. eral special building fund has been. started as a step toward evemusl construction cf a" new building. The existing Social CrecH hall is oa j Jasper Ave. The plans call for space to the ________ building for the nafclicasion of the Que.. May Scxlal Credi' newspaper and a hall tt. McDonald 70 Lib- i far "neeungs of the league and member" far affiliated Fontiac since 1933. died at his Thursclsy. He had been in ill health fcr tic JEST. 1C tile first death of a member of parlia- ment since the general elections of 1945. A native of Portage Du Fort. Que., he was a. member of the Quebec legislature from. 1919 to 1S3-4. cu. Queen Mary To Dock on May 8 Is Back at Work OTTAWA. May Eeaitii Department official said today thas Dr. David Shugar, recently freed of an espionage charge, was back at work at ;ce drug laboratory of that gcvensnent desanirerit. Dr. Shugar. a Polish-bom Moat- reaier, was not immediately avail- able for ccinment. Hie was the first of 14 persons tawa April 24 in connection Canada's espionage probe, for a change of trial venue from Ottawa to Toronto. .Defence Counsel Joseph Sedgvrfck of Toronto said tha priacinal ground, of the appeal was the wide public- ity given the espionage cases in Ot Reds Subscribing To Huge Loan LONDON, May Russia, today called on ber people to subscribe to a ruble (nominally loan "lor restoration and develop- ment of the national economy." the Moscow- radio said. Russian Finance Minister Arseny G. Zverev appealed to Che people TO buy 20-year tax-free bonds" to provide money to "heal th3 wounds Soviet economy." The fedio said the council of ministers had decreed that the money would be used for "'fulfil- ment of the five-year plan" and the "further strengthening of the military and economic might of the The nominal value of the ruble MONTREAL. Que, May "When the Uner Queen Mary docks i at Halifax about May 8, her first charged in Canada with, being link- trip to a Canadian pore since VE-; ed with, a Russian network of Day, two trains wiJl move more agents, to be discharged from than. 500 dependents to Ontario I court on the grounds tfeac and western. Canada, the Canadian the crows had failed to produce Railway announced today, j enough evidence 10 warrant his ......committal for trial. he reported back to wodc in the health" a wesic ago. he informed thas his re- turn was under consideration 07 Minisier Claxtoa. One train lead of wives and child- ren. of Canadian servicemen will be carried to Winnipeg from where they will dSsoatched to destinations" in "the prairie iaces. their prov- HAWK VS. KATTLER CCRNTNG. N.Y_ May Frederick L. Raymond and E. C. Cook, engineer and Sreman respec- tively, returned from a Pennsyl- vania freight ran with this tale: A hank Sew alongside their locomo- tive carrying in "its ciaws a squirm- inc rattlesnake nearly five feet long. A "blast of the locomotive whistle frightened the hawk. The snake feitt into the tender and was killed by the train crew. The charge against TRIS one of conspiring to gather and com- municate information for Hassla, PILOTS WILL STRIKE CHICAGO, May iel Carmell, counsel for the Air Lines pilot association (A.F-L.) said today all 1.200 pilots of trans-world airlines would go out on strike next Tuesday. Car- HseH said a siriice vote yester- day showed 970 pilots Totiny for the strike irith seven opposing1. Vancouver Sun published a FpecSal dispatch from Ottawa quoting a j government official as saying it will j KJl my I was found hanging pipe. A.NOTHEK DISAGREEMENT The opening o' the third day of the preliminary hearings precip- itated another stormy argument between counsel, Mr. Rice com- plaining that he had been denied the privilege of speaking to his clients and Mr. Gow charging that Mr. Rice had "tampered" with crown witnesses.. The argument broke shortly be- fore Busch was placed on the stand as a crown witness. Mr. Gow urg- ing that any possible arguments be settled before the accused came into court as a witness in tile Per- Knowski hearing. "This monung I tried to talk to Busch but was denied the declared Mr. Rice, appointed by the Minister of Justice to defend the four accused. He also elabor- ated on his statement that he had advised the accused against answer- j ing questions as witnesses which cast incriminate them. He added j he had told them weeks ago In the i Tail "in twa newspapers. He contended that is ig.g7 cents in Canadian money. the published report of a roval ___________________ commission on espionage, which in- The grandfather's lux- vestigated the cases, practically had i uriant bush, but a skimpy Van Dyke stated his client was guilty and be j become again in likely to have an unfavorable affect: London. According to one barber, en the minds of a jury. j "there certainly seems to be a re- Copies of ncwsr-aner material on1 vha! of beards, especially among the cases were submitted during the ycsiag men of between 20 and hearing. i fHf OF A STORK THAT H AD THREi F AMIUfS FRAN HCAUY OUCSStNO bv ,hc Lethbndgc provincial jail that "in j liate a loan or make other finan- cial arrangements she wants the large stockpile of fiat cars, cranes, rails and other railway equipment stored In the Vancouver area. End of the war found substantial stocks of material ready for ship- i raent to Russia. Mutual aid tenr_s provided that when the war ended i any commitments not already ship- ped would be charged for. The Russiari-crdered poods stor- ed on the Pacific include 300 flat cars too broad in gsuge for Canadian use. for the picture. Paramount's ex- perts considered Jasper national park would compare with the Tyrol- ean Alps, which is the locale of the sequences to be filmed. Soil Erosion Is Serious in South i DISMISS TYPO. APPLICATION TOROTTO. Mav On- tario Labor Relations Board has i dismissed an application for certifi- cation bv the Ottawa Local 102 of the International Typographical L'nion as bargaining agent for the Ottawa Citizen division of the Southam Publishing Company. Basis for the dismissal, the board announced, was the fact that in ne- gotiations the union had "sought to establish basic conditions for em- ployment of typographers not oniy in the Ottawa Citizen division of the respondent company, but for all newspapers in the Southam chain throughout the Dominion.'' EDMONTON, May o' soil erosion due Co is assuming serious proportions, O. S. Longman, deputy minister of agriculture, said on his return from a tnp to the southern part of the province. Farmers, he said, are being urged to such precautionary measures as would be to each oiher as they 1 COMING NextTHURS. strip farming and tree planting to the effect cf erosion now j _ appearing in such devastating'. witness he deMribed jn their fields. WANT ROADS, RAILWAYS PORT ST. JOHN, B.C., May Holland, engineer and educationist, and Lloyd Gething. coal mine operator, have been sent by Fort Si. John Board of Trade to Vancouver and Victoria to urge upon political and business leaders the of hichway and railway services north of the Peace River, are individually charged with mur- dering ihfc same man, a; tha same time and same place. j Mr. Gow protested that between j I the time the four captives were charged with murder and the time they began appearing as' CTOWSJ nesses "they were tampered with." "I don't propose to have further witnesses tampered he de- clared, adding he had instructed police guarding the accused not to permit, anv one to speak to Busch. ui-stil after he had testified as a witness. SAYS STORY FAKE Referring to Mr. Goa's charge against him. Mr. Rice declared "Mr. Gow is making a statement that is an falshehood and I thnw it right back." After Busch was sworn In as a his capture i and movements as ,1 prisoner of usr but when Mr. Gow began to j question him on events of Septem- j ber 10, 1944. Busch replied "I will j make no statement on that as a witness." He persistently refused to i answer all questions concerning! Perzenowski and Lehmann. "Do you remember that you gave a statement to the asked Mr. Gow. replied Busch. adding that J I TODAY TILL SATURDAY Added Disney Colored Cartoon "Pluto's Kid Brother" Latest World News I Pleaie note: Feature 2.15, 4.35, 7.00, 9.25 Show times: Complete 2.15, 4.20, 6-40, 9.05 _ mm ASUA IOIJISE MIS em "AMBUSH TRAIL" With BOB MILLAR SPAPFRf ;