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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MAY 4, 1946 THE LETHBEIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE ATHABASKAN IS LAUNCHED CBy JOHN IAXGLOIS, Canadian Press Staff Writer.) HALIFAX. May newest warship, the Tribal class de- stroyer Athabascan, was launched toftsy, bearing afloat the came of another Canadian destroyer lost us. a sea battle in the English Channel, new fighona: ship wus sent down the ways with the blessing of Mrs. J. E. Stubhs. widow of CmtJr. John Hamilton stubfes. tiho lest his life when his ship the old Athabascan, was torpedoed' two 2 ears ago. The new destrojer was expected to be !n ccmmjssioa next spring. Crowds of visitors and shipyard irorkers came today to see. the launching of the fourth destroyer built In the Halifax Lieutenant Governor H. H Kendall and Rear Admiral C. R. H. Tavlor. commanding officer. Atlantic coast, were on the launching Diatform. Mrs. Stubbs raised the tracitiorjal christening boule of champaigns and smashed it against the ship's bow. "I christen thee she said as the destroyer slid into the water I.OXDOX DAILY MAIL'S GOLDEN JUBILEE tONDOX May Cable London Dailv Mail celebrated Its golden jubilee last, night ai a dinner attended by distinguished guests ranging from Viscount Ted- der, marshal of the Royal Air Force, to Lord Beaverbrooi. Canadian- bom publisher of the rival Daily Express. The King sent a message that he trusted the newspaper "may long continue to maintain the high traditions of British journal- ism." Winston Churchill, an out- standing journalisi in his younger dars. proposed the toast to the Daily Mail. He referred to the face that the newspaper, founded in 1896 by the late Lord KorthchSe. was a. pioneer of popular journalism in' Britain. Mr. Churchill said: "A new chapter was opened in journal- ish when the Daily Mail was found- ed. Tens of millions of people be- came regular, steady newspaper readers who had not oeen attracted by the older forms of journalism." TAXI CRASH KILLS ONE PORT ARTHUR, May John Kolybaba, 31, of Fort Wil- liam, was killed end persons received minor injuries wnen a tan crashed into a bridge ten miles west of Nipigon last night. Dutch Girl Gives Evidence at Probe By WHilAMBOSS (Canadian Press Staff Writer.) AMSTERDAM. May 4. M3JP. Van Der Heyde, 21- year-old Dutch girl, testified Fri- day at the court jasaroal trial of Pte. John Merkley of Gravenhursi, Ont.. that Merkley and Pte. Stefan Kolesar of Edmonton Trashed blood from their hands and removed bloodstains from their trousers early wa Jan. 20 in the Amsterdam rooms she shared with Merkley. Merkley sent on trial Wednes- day before a Canadian military court on a charge of murdenns Sgt Lotus Stork of the Netherlands air force Jan. 19. Kolesar is scheduled to be tried May 11 on a similar charge and fQ a charge of arsnea robbery. The Dutch giri provided the tes- timony at the third day of xfce Merkley trial after other -mtnesses told hoir drove a Jeep from an Amsterdam cafe isith tbe Canadian solders. The girl testi- fied that Merkley told her after thev reached the Amsterdam station and Stork stopped the jeep, he was told to get oat. She said Merkley told her Stork refused to do so, al- though threatened with a pistol. She quoted Merkley as saying Kolesar loss his ternaer and struck Stork about the head. Merkley told her the Dutchman fell on top of him and blood soaked his trousers. She continued that Merkley said he did not replv when Kolesar asked: "Snail we kill him or that he la'er heard" a sauna like a shot, or a blow. The Dutch girl testified she was told Stork was left, lying in the alley and the pair returned to her room to wash up and then left in an e2ort to sell the jeep. Kolesar, arrested in February in Haarlem, was listed by the army as a deserter. Severe Earthquake Recorded In U.S. WSSTON. Mas., May iJP> Weston College seismologists last mgnt reported two -very strong" earth tremors from, the general direction of the southwest Pacific. SEVERE 'QUAKE CLEVELAND, May CP> earthquake of great intensity was recorded by the John Carroll Uni- versity seismograph last night. RIOTING TAKES PLACE AT ISLAND PRISON This is Alcatraz island penitentiary m San Francisco bay, where convicts are noting. Guards, assisted by U.S. marines, are attempting to quell the riot. SOCCER Dyment WiD Address Board Western Canada Vital In British Empire Strategy CALGAfcY, West- ern Canada's strategical impvri- ance the British is comparable with the vital IA CM. W. E. Hart, military correspondent for the Manchester Guardian, said in an address to the United Nations society meeting here Friday. He touring Canada and the Uni- ted States under auspices of the institute of international Af- fairs and the CoL Hart urged the applica- tion ef special attention to Uus area by the Canadian govern- ment. Koads, airways, the roekr mountains, air dromes and the northern areas should be utiliz- ed. The importance of a per- manent araey was Conscription of manpower is essential in Canada as in all democratic countries if they are to prore their superiority orer non-democratic nations initiat- ing conscription, he said. Marie Liberation European Areas THE HAGUE, May MILK RIVER MAN PASSES IN onr After tiro weeks ts pattest ta a local hospital. Thomas Rschard JTeteerlands today celebrated i Hurlburt of Jdk River passed airay anniversarr of the country's liber- 3. Mr Bisrlbars, isras oora in Samreerrille, Ont., April 17, 1871, earae to Mili ation by Canadian forces, "trees of liberty" being planted everyirhere a one-minute sE- ence observed at II church bells pealed. Hirer district 28 years ago acd i there. Deceased, who iras idenKSed -site Uraied Churea, Queen Wiicelmma, speaking las: surmed by his mfe, Mrs. AorJe rugat at Vught, near Z. Hsrfbart, and son. Orval. of thanked the allies for "the count-, also a daughter, Mrs. A. 2oo- less sacrifices made for our Pierre Dupuv. Canadian micjster! to The Netherlands, said: "AS lo'.e this coantrj may ne31 rej in the -reraesdoub stnces made euruig: she Zast year I uon of its na'-osai In Heavy stnces made n A resacaitta- D3.ttlC rational rrooas inflicted zens began a sis-ca> observance cf, i the first anruversary of their re- I Totuuoe ccaiBR the Germans. May at cattle oegan Wednesday and ttas of sleted He said the na- uoriai forces had -ri'-yf. northward Arabs Proposing To Fight To Death Red Rec 9 1945 9 i94p. CANADIAN COMMISSIONER TO EIRE IS DEAD frcm Liaoyazg. Gen. Tsi asserted ucii. DUBLJN, ifav mnrust troocs aac sees, capnired. Merchant Mahony. Canadian high ccmmissiorer !o are. died today. If the figures are accurate battle woulc be ose of the largest Mav i? High Violent enough to be destructive End 0. LONDON, May Foowall games piayed tooay in she United Kingdom resulted as lol- lows: Sontn, Bournemouth 1, Walsall 0. League Three, South Kegion Cup i Aldershot 2, Bngntofe and Hove Albion 2. international Soccer (at Cardiff.) Wales 0, Ireland 1. League .North Bamsley 4, Blackburn Rovers 0. Burnlei 0. Sheffielo United 1. Bury 3. Sverton 1. Chesterfield 2, Bradford 0. Gnmsoy Town 1, Preston North in an inhabited area, it was estim- ated miles distant. FAMED FLIER DEAD 1OKDON. May William Anderson Scott, 43, pre-war Bntisn flying ace. died April 15 at United Nations Relief and Reha- bilitation headquarters in Germany, it was announced today. In 1934 he won the Englaad-io-Australia international air race, flying with Campbell T. Black. To All Those Who Are Hard Of Hearing "Or have head noises" It will be of interest to know that our special representative, H. T. Dale, from the Hearing Device Center Suite. 405 Biries Bldgs. Vancouver, will be at the adojress below, showing all that is new m Hearing Devices for 1946, from New York, Cleveland and Los Angeles, UJS-i. fully serviced in Canada, and sold at a great saving; Especially the new small Va- cuum tube types, automatic one estra gadgets, also several mooels of the .New Small AH-In-Ono Hearinsr De- vices that does away with the Battery Pack and at great saving, also all other models, (Carbon type) small and light yet very efficient, priced from S2500 to S6500. and the new Aural Exerciser, (See this) for the treatment of head noise condition and deafness, and the Eectnc Vaporizer with formula, for the treatment of Catarrh. Sinus Pains, bad breath, caused by Catarrh. Accepted by The American Meoical Association. You are invited to call and test any of these instruments without charge or obligation. Hours from 10 EJTL till 8 pjn. daily as (We make a liberal allowance for your present instrument.) To those who cannot call, write for booklets. Special for those only slightly deaf NON-ELECTRIC-AIDS on ten days FREE TRIAL SSOO for one for t-xo till Friday, May 6 imtil May 10 only Inquire at desk for H. T. DALE Marquis Hotel Lethbridge 3IINUTES FOR PREME MINISTER KING LONDON. Mav A spokesman for the commonwealth consultations now uroceedmg here said Fnday that minutes of all meetings thus far haie been kept for Prime Minister Mackenzie King who Arm be able to ask any ques- tion ne wishes when he arrives here. Mr. Bong 3s expected May is. ENJOYS CniC RECEPTION ST. CATHARINES, Ont.. May 4. r__Lt.-CoL C. C. Memtt, VC. Progressive Conservative member of parliament for Friday was given a civic reception on a visit to St. Catharines. Col. Memtt is a member of a family which clayed an important part in the settlement of St. Catharines about 100 years ago. Hudaersfield Town 3, Manchester City 0. iianchester United 2, Stoke Citj Sheffield 2, Newcastle United 3 Sunderland 0, Middlesbrough 1. League unp cmai Chester 2, Eotherham United 3. Scottish Soccer Cup, Second Bound Aberdeen 1, Kilmamock 1. Airdneomans 0, Rangers- 4. Celnc 3, Queen of the South 0. Clyde 0, Morton 0. Cowaeaoeath 1. Panicfc Thistle 1. Falkirk 3, Third Lanark 2. Hibernian 3, Hearts 1. Raith Hovers 2, St. iDrren 1. League South Arsenal 2, West Ham United 1. Charlton Athletic 1, Woiveraamp- ton Wanderers 1- Coventry City Q, Tottenham Hot- spur 1. Derby County l. Chelsea 1. -rulharo. 3. Kew Port Countv L Leicester City 1. Breatiora 3. Many at Funeral Newspaperman WINNIPEG. May Macklin. 83. dean of Western Can- ada newspapermen, former presi- dent and general manager of the Winnipeg Free Press and a founder -5 "f The Canadian Press, was ouned yesterday hi his adopted He j died Tuesday. Three hundred persons ranging in degree from a king's representaave i R. F. McWiUiams of newspaper mecnaru- cal room emnloyees, crowded the chapel of a funeral home for the ?.z John that some Arao leaders had pro- posed the Kolv Land be transform- ed ir.to a battleground where Arabs from all the M.ddie Sast would fight to the deatn "for their exist- s'ate ence." In Palestine itself, -a, here the Arass had called a one-cay gen- eral strike m protest against the committee jnore Ehan 1.000 Arab jouths stones at police and B: in i riotous demonstration saiezc. The troops, armed with tommy guns, dispersed the youths at his- toric Damascus, Gate. Mr. Mahonv a co.-ninar.der of the of the Manchunan war. Order of tae Bnnsn -seas Gen Tu said :he sad apporr-ted to the post last the Communis; '.areas to D Keirr.cy- Death Mukden' Keirr.cy. horre HOOVER INT V SHANGHAI, 4 bert Hoover reads a flying trip to rebuilding o: WANTS GOVERNMENT AID EDMONTON, May Vf. Webster. Toronto, nce-aresident and of the- Aba- sand Oils Linuted said yesterday slanc a; McMur- SEARCH FOR EARL BROWDER IN FINLAND HELSINKI. May vSlaees fscirjg extirtcuon. sernce They joined in prayers police las; nighc searched for said bs Archdeacon George R. Cal- i Eari Broader, former head of the vert of St. Matthew's Anglican, Comn-uniss party in the Unitea church, who conducted the service i States, after they said he failed to Luton Town 0, Birmingham. City Plymouth 3, Nottingham Forest 2. Southampton 2, Millwal! 4. Swansea Town 3. Portsmouth 0. League Three North (Second Championship) Bradford City 4, "W'rexnam 2 Darlington 2, Tranmere Rovers 3. Doncaster Rovers 5. Oloham A 1 Gateshead 4. Barrow 2 United 6, York Citv 2. Lancoin City 5. Accnngton s" 1 Rocadale 2. Southport 1. Stocfcport C. 1. Carlisle TT. 2. Other Matches Bath Citv 1. Bristol Citv 2 Dundee united 0, Arfarbath 6 (for Farsture Exeter City 0, Torquay United 4. Ipswich Town 3. Norwich City 2 Swindon 2. Bristol Rovers 1. WEALTH IS NUISANCE SAINT JOHN. NX May Bud Lloyd, the 30-year-old war vet- eran -a ho this week inherited 'DOKALDSOR Miipret Coin! LINDSAY DAILY PASSENGER FLIGHTS and FLYING INSTRUCTION v Operating- from FERRY SQUADRON HANGAR, KENYON FIELD Phone Wayne Duncan at 3182 (Ferry Squadron) Lethbridge Flying Club Flying: Instructor: Wayne Duncan; Aero Engineer: Joe Inglesby (This ad sponsored by 77 Oil Co.) :s fincing his newly-acquired 000. wealth and fame somewhat of nuisance He being deluged with phone calls ana x-isitors trnng to interest him in various schtraes ana projects. He revealed a mining stock salesman attempted to sell mm stock by telephone from Tor- onto. WILL sir AGAIN; EDMONTON. May Hearings -sill be held in Edmonton before the end of May by the pro- vincial industrial relations board to deal with any submissions from in- terested parties concerning hours of work, minimum wage rates and hohdajs with pay, it announced yesterday. IS ELECTED CHAIRMAN LONDON. May Cable J. G. Turgeon of Vancomer, Cana- cian delegate to the United Na- tions special committee on refugees and displaced persons, Friday was elected chairman of a sub-commit- tee which is to report to the main body on establishment of a new in- ternational organization on refu- gees. IMPERIAL PRESS CONFERENCE DELEGATES is pictured J. T. Dyment, Director of Engineering for Trans- Canada ALT Lines, who is coming from Winnipeg next Wednesday May Sth, to address the Boara of Trade monthly luncheon at uie Marquis hold, commencing at 12.la pjn. Mr Dvment received his icings In the R-CJi-P. in 1927 at Camp Bor- den. In. 1929 he graduated in Me- chanical Engineering from the TJm- versitv of Toronto, and benreen 1929 and 1930. Mr. Dyment -worked on the Ford Tnsaotor in the Engi- neering Division of Ford Motor Comoanj. Beinrees. 1930 and 19: Mr. "Dyment was employed in the Aeronautical Engineering Division of the Deoarnnent o: National De- fence in Ottawa, and later, when the Aeronautical Engineering Di- vision was formed into ths Depart- ment of he vras trausfsr- ed to it from "National Defence. In 1938 when the Trans-Canada Air Lines was oeins organized. Mr. Dvment was appointed Chief En- gineer and has been wiiii the coin- panj ever since. Every Lethfandge business man has taken a great interest ia ibe of -rans Canada Air Lines. It is felt rt-st few v j miss and in the singing of "Abide With Me." The six active pallbearers, all at one time associated with Mr Mack- m the mechanical department of the Free Press were A. C. Sam- son, H. W. Cooper. A. Murphy. A, g W. Cooney. T. A. Spence and John Nicoi. Honorary pallbearers Frank J. Burd and if- B. Nienols, both of Vancouver: Senator W. A. Buchanan of Lethbndge; Clifford Sifton of Toronto; E. Norman Smith o IJr. sdartss rtxt Wed .tf Jay NEWS NOTES Two powder magazines exploded last night near Terezin. nortrraest of Prague, killing at least three Czechoslovak soldiers, injuncg 20 senousiy and damaging three vill- ages. Second drowning of the season In the Cornwall. Ont. canal occurred when John Caarbonneau, 17-year- old deckhand on the Oil earner Cjclo Chief lost his balance ana fell into the water as he swung ashore on a boom. The bodj was recoverea. of Ottawa: L Ser of Hamilton: E- J. Arcninald and H. J Symington of Montreal, and Victor Siftoa. Wes- ley McCurdy, Mr. Justice S. E. Richards. George W. Northwood. Isaac PitbalcJo. W. A. Matner and Dr. John A. Gunn of "Wnmipes- Reoresentatives of news gathering organizations in- cluded J. S. Woodward of the Sas- katoon Star-Phoenix, Dora Dibney of the Eas'-catcnewan Farmer. P. B. Keller, general manager of the gina Leader-Post. E. S. Johnson, superiritencent for tne west of The Canadian Press and J. P Sweeney, western manager of the British United Press. Bunal was In the family plot In old ojlaonan Presbyterian cemetery SQUADRON'S L4ST FLIGHT OTTAWA, May flight of the Chsnthe