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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FINAL EDITION WeaOier A30 WJtJMC VOL. 121. LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1946 is; PAGE? FLAMING DEATH IN TORONTO STREETCAR Princess Enjoys The Circus Laughing heartily. Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King: George VI and heir presumptive to the throne, is shown with members of her party as she attended a performance of the Bertram circus. Since she came of age, the princess is allowed much more liberty- Sne is usually accompanied by an escort of guards offiers when she appears in pufafic. Dominion May Put Tax Plan In Effect Alcatraz Cell US MM-West Searing Blast Block Is Quiet Sweeps Tram Hopping Mad Guards Withhold Fire While Mutinous Convicts Ponder Terms of Surrender Uncertain How Many Are Still Alive Inside Stronghold SAN FRANCISCO, May 4 Police Chief Charles Gullea said the Alcatraz prison warden told him today that prison guards "are getting ready for the big push" against a group of rebel convicts who have kill- ed two guards and wounded 14 others. Chief Dullea said Warden James A. Johnston told him there had been "a little firing" early this morning from the cell block in which 20 or mprg, mutinous convicts are barricaded, including the seven ringleaders who head- ed the bloody revolt. There has been no return fire from the convicts since late yesterday when they were given the prison ultimatum. The desperate criminals had the choice of facing the fire of assembled guns and grenades or to sur- render and face charges of murder as a result of the slaying of two guards in the mutiny. The cell block was quiet early today after one of the doomed men telephoned Warden J. A. Johnston to bar- gain for surrender. Delivered Wheat for Fam- ine Areas and Lose 30 Cents Bushel i Two Men Burn to Death and Two Women Critically Hurt When Runaway Trailer Into Street Car Wild Confusion May men died from burns, 1. two women wefe in critical condition and at least 52 others were suffering: from lesser injuries today after a runaway tractor-trailer exploded into flames in a collision here with a packed street car. The two who died early today in hospital were M. Bartha. 60, and Fred Matthews, 30, both of Toronto. A searing blast of fire swept the jammed trolley at the rush-hour early lasc night after the 30-foot tractor- trailer collided with it at an intersection. Police said the six-wheel vehicle was out of control for a mile and a half after its brakes failed to hold. SHOCT WARNINGS It careened down. street, with the driver and his helper; shouting: warnings to persons on the' streets, and was rammed fay s. Bloor street car as the Bloor iniersection.; In an instant the truck's huge gaso- line tanks exploded and a sheet of. 'By CLYDE BLACKBURN (Canadian Press Staff WASHINGTON. Stay fanners who de- livered their grain in response last January's appeals far starring- people abroad are hop- ping mad because seme neigh- bors who held out now are jet- tinjr a 38-eent bushel bonus far wheat and cam if ther sell be- fore May 25. The disgnmtled are their congressmen. Senator William Langer tRep- N. who pac a number of these letters on the record, has introduc- ed a bill which would make the bonus retroactive to Jan. 1.________ ___ The bill has referred to the! Same scorched the 100-odd hapless committee on agriculture and for- "We'll make a deal when you throw out your guns estry and probably will remain there and Johnston snapped back. Onlv silence followed. SOME KILLED There was no certainty how- many of the convicts remained alive. A marine officer estimated 24 were involved, on the oasis of wounded renorts. It was presumed some were" killed and wounded in Provinces Do The Worrying OTTAWA, May next? That's what everyone is asking today "following- Friday's dramatic breakdown of the Dominion-provincial conference on imposition and allocation of taxes. OTTAWA MAY GO AHEAD WITH ITS PLAN Opinion was widely expressed after the indefinite adjournment that the Domi- nion would implement its unaccepted "prop osals when it brings down its budget for the current session of parliament. _ ,___ 4. "Provincial federal government would go ahead with its far-ranging plans and let fall where they may. Some premiers foresaw little the provinces could do to forestall the Dominion plans and predicted that the provinces' would h ave difficulty in finding a course that would not see them forced to conform to the type of economy that grows out of any lomi- MacArthur Is Impatient Disqualifies Hatbyama from Public sues Statement unless the flood of protest increases substantially. LAGUARDI.VS STORM When Piorello H. LaGuardia took over direction of the United Na- tions Relief and Rehabilitation Ad- nasseageis inside. The accident occurred a Jew min- utes before 6 pjn.. just about peak-: tune 'or the heavy. bound rush which packs all trams, j The busy Wess Central Toronto j intersection was transformed into i a scene of wild confusion, witli the Gloom Over Paris Meet fierce battling with, machine-guns. rdiS UOH S TClld ministration he stormed into Wash- j moans of the injured rising above ingtoa with demands that the Unit- the roar of the flames and frantic j ed States fulfill its commitment to passengers screaming and supplv cereals for the admiaistra- their way outside through windows, rr. f I nion action. Beef Eaters Are Lucky Very Scarce rBv The Canadian Press.) The family that eats a roast; beef dinner this week-end can count themselves lucky. Comparatively speaking, their numbers are few as Canadians, from one coast to the other, fell the pinch shortage unparalleled war years. during the In Halifax ana Vancouver house- TO OTTAWA Premier Drew of Ontario saia the next steo was up to Ottawa. He -had already "blamed the Dominion gov- ernment for responsibility for any failure to agree. Another premier, emerging, too. confessed to a reporter: "I'm ask- ing myself right now "was this trip Justice Minister St. Laurent said; the Dominion would continue "all possible methods" to seek and keep understanding. The Dominion would be governed by the knowledge that this is one countrv and that it was better to work together. He saw no "declara- tion of in what had happened. VIEW In -moving the adjournment Fri- day afternoon, seconded by Premier McNair of New Brunswick, Mr. said the federal government would consider the various points i of view and announce at a later wives, hungry for meat; found the date what procedure might be sug- gested. EEEF EATERS (Continued on Page Two.) The Left Hand Corner. Fewer Prayer Runs an Ad Guarding Tru- man. ____ THERE are about 5 per cent fewer shdso in the world than just before" the war. and eight per cent less than in the. peak year of 1942, according to a recent compilation. In keeping with this decline, there was a reduction of 23 per cent in the number of Canadian sheep as at June 1, 1945, Irom in 10 in 1945. The world decrease since 1942 is attributable largely to ris- ing production costs, accumulau.-.ii oi. wool stocks, and weather condi- tions in Australia, South, Africa, aad some parts of South. America. greatest crop has been in United States, Australia, and South Alsjca, The high level of shet-p numbers in the world which was reached in 1942 resulted ciueliy from higher prices and the ce- ir.anci of allkd countries for meat and arooL A F.HAYEF (Strickland GiUilan in tne Rotanan Magazine.) Lord, teach me not hovr to pray raoie eloquently, but to mean my prayer more thoroughly, instead of letting the prayer originate in my mind and emerge from my mouth so that my heart anay hear it and say, "Not, a bad let the prayer surge ap from my heart until the mouth has no choice but to speak it. Let mv prayer be not mere acoustics, but rather a welling forth of my inmost part of my beirig whence daily ac- tion originates. Let there be sacti an upsurge of real desire for self-betterment and greater happiness for all that not half of it can be put into words. Let me be fuller of meaning than Later he told The Canadian Press the government would have to con- sider whether: 1. Agreements could be signed with all provinces except Quebec and Ontario. 2. It could possibly go beyond the financial commitments it al- ready had offered to assume in its modified proposals and obtain agreement with all provinces. 3- The federal government would follow ihe example of Australia and offer the provinces a specified amount and suggest they agree how it should be divided. He Indicated it would be some time before a decision on the pro- per course could be made. When a DOMINION MAY (Continued on. Page Two.) KING JUDA HOMESICK PlanningNew Citizenship Problem OTTAWA, May new citizenship act establishing Ca- nadian nationality will come into force as soon as possible after the bill now before the commons has Dassed, State Secretary Martin said last night. Members of the commons spent most of yesterday on a detailed study of the bill in committee which at adjournment last night, had gone completely through the bill but some clauses left over for further consideration still were to be con- sidered. The -position of Japanese-Cana- dians in relation to the bill crop- ped up twice during the day. State Secretary Martin introduced an amendment which removed possi- bility of passage of the bill affect- ing previous orders and regulations. Thus the bill would not supersede orders-in-council for the deporta- tion of Japanese or orders prohibit- ing their residence in Pacific coastal areas. J. L. Gibson (Ind., Comox-Al- bemi) sponsored an amendment which would bar persons of Japa- coast security zone for the next 20 years. The amendment was ruled out of order.' BRITISH CITIZENS -Another amendment, which was saopted. came from Mr. Martin re- lieving British subjects of nec- essity of appearing before a natur- alization court. By RUSSELL BRINES TOKYO. May Mac- Arthur today tumbled down Japan's political house of cards by disquali- fying Ichiro Hatoyama from pub- lic office, forced the politicians to renew their fumbling efforts to form, a new gave the gov- ernment a verbal spanking for dere- liction of aittyi Gen. MacArthur obviously was tired _of the fruitless, two-week poli- tical deadlock which was heading toward the jnaming of Hatoyama as premier. The supreme commander's head- quarters issued a statement which branded tee president of Japan's dominant Liberal part as "a tool of ultra-Nationalist said Hatoyama once publicly lauded the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor as a "great extensively cited his pre-war public record as one stifling all opposition to the rise of the military clique; and bluntly noted that action by headquarters was necessary because of govern- ment reluctance to take the initia- tive. PRAISED HITLER. Hatoyama, who once published a book" praising Hitler and Musso- lini, told the Associated Press he did "not have in mind" appealing from MacArthur's directive. Eatoyama said he was not sure the order barred him from his presi- dency of the Liberal party which won a slight plurality at the April 10 election. riSes. pistols, hand grenades and tear gas that raged for hours, then slackened into last night's calm. The unprecedented it- tempt, perhaps the most spectacu- lar in the histoi-y of federal prisons, was a complete failure. Warden J. A. Johnston said it initially had been planned as a mass break." Not one convict ever got beyond the cell block. Warden Johnston went to bed early 33 hours after the ucrising began. While he had his first rest from personal command of forces Sght- ing the rebellion, guards kept the cell block in which the convicts are cornered under ranga of their There was no .sound from the- fortress _cells of the cornered HATED PWSOX SEATTLE. May 4. Paul Cretzer. believed Joseph: a ringleader One of the Immediate results was administration's offer of a bonus of 30 cents a bushel on wheat and com delivered between April 18 and May 25. as a means of prying loose from the farmers some 000.000 bushels it was believed could be immediatelv obtained for export- Meanwhile the wheat growers, busy with seeding and other spring activities, complain that it is they smashed with their bare By ROSS MUNBO (Canadian Press Staff Writer.! PARIS. May oud ot pessimism settled over ig Four foreign ministers confer- today. In nine days the for- eiga ministers had failed to a single major decision which would. contribute to a stable peace for Scores of persons, iheir bodies a mass of fire, hurtled from the flam- ins trcilev. Personal belongings were strewn Earope and the outlook, for the along the street and the intersec- success of the conference was na- tion quickly took on the appearance of a battlefield, with moaning pas- many while sengers lying on the road. with their clothes burned. nearbv the wrecked street car and tractor trailer burned to deliver wheat, and possibly some of them are waiting to see U the ante will be raised. Another argument against the bonus !s that nmmy farmers getting into the business -will nave to. compete with, the govtrament's offer buy women snappers appalled other passers- by. who hastened to grve first aid and ambnlances- DRIVER ARRESTED protaisjns unless speedy develotj- ments clear up as leas: scone of the facing the The conference fully realises t2wc It has failed to make a good stare, but the delegations continue to plug away, trying to bridge the gaps of opinion between the various fac- tions. The delegations realize that if the meeting- collapses Europe is going from'bad" to-worse. for tn rMuonae-to Police estimated, the speedTof the. Alcatraz prison uprising, re- solved in 1940 to "make an escape attempt some dav. and if I don't get killed in the trying. rU Sill my- self." Detective Captain Richard Ma- honey said Cretzer. convicted of robbing a' bank and a theatre here in 1937. made the resolution when; he escaped from McNeil Island j prison and was recaptured. "He told us he couldn't stand liv- ing at Alcatraz." Mahoney recalled. "He said he was raised ia San Francisco, and being able to sae the city lights go on each evening from his cell on the rock was too much." prophesied, they wfll remember what happened this spring and wait until there is the offer of a bonus. 3y DON WHTTEHEAD RONGERIK. Marshall Islands. May natives are homesick. Even King Juda 5s moping with his people, longing for. the coral !in languages ana consideration for atoll they left two months ago particular proosenis or. ihose the atom bomb could be tested on settled in rural areas, Mr. Martin France, Britain Will Withdraw NEW YORK, May United Nations security council had assurances from France and Bri- tain todav that the bulk of their forces in the Levantine states would be withdrawn by June 30. Separate announcements that British and French forces had al- ready abandoned Syria and would shortly quit the Lebanon were laid before the council as it faced a new crisis next week over the presence of Soviet troops in Iran beyond a March 2 treaty limit. Kussia now has promised to have her troops out of Iran by May 6. Tile British and French state- ments handed Hi last night to Chairman Hafez Afifi Pasha, were Member spent considerable time j expected to circumvent any mention discussing sections of the bill which i here of the Levantine squabble, provided for education and prepara- VOLUNTARY ACTION Recover Bodies Of Two Luscar Miners LUSCAR, Alta., May Bodies of two miners trapped in the Luscar No. 1 mine. 157 miles west of Edmonton, in an explosion Attempt To Ease U.S. Coal Crisis NEW TOKK. May the 34-day-old soft coal strike spread a creeping paralvsis throughout the United States "steel Industry and i seriously hampered railroads, Penn- svlvania's Governor Edward Martin made an effort today to get enough i coal mined to meet, vital public util- ity needs. Martin named three of his cabi- net members to confer hi Pittsburgh with four district vice-presidents of the United Mine Workers (A-F.L.) on whether, coal can toe mined for which- rocked the mine May 1945. were recovered Friday. 12, The bodies, two of seven victims trapped, were identified as David Antley, 64. and Peser Zozuk, 17, both, of Luscar. One of the victims Steve Zayesierski, also of Luscar. still remains in the mine, but offi- it soed through past- stop lights at three busy intersections before the coilision. Boyce later appeared before Mag- istrate R. J. Browne on a charge of dangerous driving, and was re- manded ia Mav 17. Bail, supplied by iis brother. Albert, was ccnrin- ued. 'Two people have already died in this accident and others are seri- ously said Crown Attorney Frsd Malone. "There is a possi- bility the charge may be changed. However, for the time being, it SEARING BLAST (Coaanuesi on, Page Two.) BOOSTS CAXCCK BACON" OTTAWA. May bacon has at least one- booster ia the United Kingdom. The Cana- dian meat board said today C. Row- sen, a Liverpool bacon shop pro- j Late last nighs police announced j There is in some that Murray Boyce. aSegea uriver of-1 the- truck; had been- arrested on a, charge- al dangerous driving. He 35v a Bis Tctcg- ssesSaff sf Minister Afctiee, President Truman and Prime Minister Stalin mighs be held if the current parley is un- SixC H of Zfl.C United States delegation told The Canadian Press that this idea -was "nonsense." Ee said there would not be the slightest use in. holding such a meeting unless the ground- work for co-operation, were laid, DISCUSS EAST MATTERS The foreign ministers have shied away from the tosghsr sa tfcfclf agendci aimed to the rela- tively uncomplicated issue -of the demilitarization of Italy's frontier and the status- of her pre-war treaties- Conference sources said the minis- ters would decide whether Italy's boundaries with France and Jugo- slavia shoulc be demilitarized and the manner of effecting such de- militarization. Italy's old bilateral agreements. most of which are economic or trade pacts, are slated to be examined to- ascertain whether any ma? be al- lowed to remain valid. Home's tri- partite alliance wiili Berlin aad Tokyo, and the ajBlu-lateral sati-. Comintern pact are considered abol- 5UU. Si UAI.WI. -7UVp r prietor. never fails to tell his CUE- Ished and win not be -sniffled, tomen the country of origin of the, o{ ami utilities other essential consumers. At "Washington. 3. A. Krug, sohd fuels administrator, declared in a statement that the relief and re- habilitation program for Europe is on the verge of collanse because of the shortage of coal for transporta- tion. REDUCE SERVICE At, the same time, railroad ofti- cials formulated arrangements to meet the office of defence trans- hospitals and i bacon he sells, cirectuig their at- ciais said they hoped to recover it J portal-Ion's edict to slash passenger within two or three days. service on coal-burning lines by aO Last fall the mine was flooded tention to the choice sides of Ca- nadian bacon- In consequence, reports Mr. Rowson, they co-v asfc repeatedly for Canadian bacon. experts appointed by the ministers heard claims for Italian GLOOM OVER (Coatmued or. Page Two.} and early ia December the bodies of Milce Zozuk, 20. and William Belik, 50, were recovered. Since then the search for the bodies o: the last three victims has continued. John Crawford, chief inspector of mines for the provincial govern- ment, said rescue squads had re- per cent. The ofder. eSective May 15. came on the heels of a sweening embargo! on virtually all freight shipments escep; fael and food. About three- fourths of the country's rail system relies on coal. A brown-out state of emergency, similar to that now in effect tion of new Canadians for citizen- ship. After hearing suggestions propos- ing suitable teztbooJcs. instruction the atom bomb could be tested on shins in BiJnni lagoon. elaborating on earlier remarks, said and Britain em- their witharawals Both France phasized that were voluntary. Sir Alexander Cadogan.- in the first report to the council on the Levantine situation, said only a "small liquidation party" would be left in Lebanon by the British after June 30. French delegate Henri It is" unlikely thev ever will be discussions had been held with some j Bonnet ai> French forces could able to return to the'crescent-shap- j provincial education ministers and ;te Aug. 31 except for ed island. The burning blast of i conferences the bomb probably will shrivel every others, cccoar.ut palm and pandannas tree. King Juda was asked today which A comprehensive program was gradually taking form but it would was better. Bikini or Rongerik. require some time to put into fun "Bikini was he said i operation. The system followed in the United States had already re- would be held with 30 offjcers and about 300 techni- cians controlling transport of ma- terial. These, he added, could THE LEFT HAND (Continued on Back Page.) promptly. Others nodded agreement. "We want to gc King Juda ties. asserted. j "We got more fish and cocoanuts on Bikini. The cocoanuts were laiger and the fish were not poison- ous as they are here.'" ceived study by Canadian authon- Apparently nothing is "as good" as they remember at the stocks of canned rations which the navy left to help tide them over their reconversion period. In reality, Rongerik is larger, much more verdant; the cocoanuts are more the same kinds of fish swim in waters off both, islands. VERY HEAVY FINE CALGAKV, May S. Barrett, retired street railway em- ployee now living at the Pacific coast, was -fined a total of S2.100 and costs by Magistrate D. C. Sin- clair on two charges of party to lottery schemes being and charge of in the sale of lottery tickets. William Roberts was fined and costs for assisting in the sale of lottery tickets. removed by Dec. 31. be II Duce's Widow Not Drowned May 4. The covered two of the bodies in the counter or companion airway above the main level. Zavezierski's body, he said, had were being felt in Canada, been" located In the raise, which ping officials at Winnipeg joins the counter and the mam {Great.Lakes grain ship-cents would level but two or three days work, be uo if the strike continuea limbering the collapsed portion of another 10 days, the mine and removing lethal gases, Canadian railways are not direct in Chicago, was proclaimed for the 18.000 residents of Muscatlne. Ia. ESects of the coal shortage also Ship- said are required before mine rescue j can release the body. Statisticians Irk LaGuardia WASHINGTON. May H. LaGaardia. United Natrons Re- lief and Rehabilitation Adminis- trator director-general, disgustedly walked out on a meeting of the combined food board Friday when as he s Sunday recess, called them, showed ap instead of j in a fae! con officials with authority. threatened for the tsme being, but this is solely due to the holding of large reserves- Fael controllers, of both ;he Canadian National! Railways and the Canadian Pacific! Railway at Montreal said tSat they! can continue normal operations "for a cozisidersble period." NEW -BROWN-OUT" WASHINGTON. May 4. Wartime "brown-out" regulations todav were ordered back in effect in Washington, as government concili- ators sought to keep the stymied; soft coal negotiations In session I throughout the weeiend, with iservation move. NEWS BULLETINS WEDNESDAY IS RULED OUT OTTAWA, Mar wffl be raied