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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 7, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta .PAGE TWO THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD TUESDAY, MAY 7, 1946' Foul Play Suspicions In Death Of Shanghai Banker Now Dropped VANCOUVER. Mar tigators coasting through Henri Bar's treasure have found about S3.000 which the Shanghai banker had, ap- parently cached to cover immedi- ate- expenses in Canada. Bar, head of the Franco- j Chinoise. disappeared April the Vancouver-bound Britis Ireighter 16 cays _______ the ship sailed from The YaEgtsei rirer. the Samwater reached 20, Hoyai Canadian Mounted Police and city detectives have carried en intensive investiga- tions aimed a; solving the mystery i cause of the general price policy of j the government in relation to larm products but due to the iact that some persons take actions they are not Justified in taking, sue possibly something should be Gone about it. case, the markets are British Airways LOXDOX May Cabled astit List Winners Of Pulitzer Awards House Discusses Loan to Britain OTTAWA. May com- ruons divided sis attention yesterday between the proposed loan to Britain and the effect of TORONTO. May increase in caule receipts at- Toronto stockyards and a demand from the of treasure that Bar had brought -TE. vanished! aboard the Samwater at, Shanghai, j righti the government price stabilization policy on farm production inade little progress en either. Charge Packers On! Albeita Sft-Down Strike Jg RESERVE breakdown" of the nation's utiuty: vicaal in Canada could come and health services. j with a statement o: that Senator Barnes ilaybank (Dem., j WHO IS TO CONTROL? j biles. cf seconded automo- j the New York Times won the prize for meat to retail shops, j With a gradual recoverv ia bids question. at jhg livestock markets cattle re- cacacian ,-ejpjs jaiproved and it esii- mated that cattle had arrived con- aE .ae Toronto stockyards Mondav. nancs o! more than the combined receipts of present the pajr -vo Mondays. An increas- iicg number of cattle are being Th j bought locally for the Montreal and iiost Toronto retail butcher shops 1947 Model Car Makes Its Bow and Poorer Co.. effective midnight ThuTsdsv. Messwhile, unemployment in al- lied industries rose steadily as addi- ccai Howard Whit- Century Coal of Canada Steamship Tariffs, said vesierdav that two-thirds of the C-5.Ii. Seat is laid uo for lack of coal right now -and there's only enough soft- coal in stockniles to ra those Ihips in use for an- tional plants and railroscs curtailec i operations or shutdown completely for lack of fuel. More than 73.000 WASHINGTON. May an atmosphsre of tension and crisis John L. Lewis assembled the policy committee of his United Mine Work- ers (A-FMO today to report on the status of negotiations for ending tha 37-day-oId soft coal strike in the United States. The closed-door session conceiv- might- prove the forsnmnpr of a "break" in the deadlocked bitum- inous contract dispute but evidence of optimism was conspicuously ab- sent" among kev government cfScisls bere. The effects of the strike of some TJ3I.W. workers mean- while kept multiplying. Industrial leaders warned of impends large- jicale shutdowns which could stranele reconversion. Interior See- that wartime cosl rationing may have to be reimposed. even, if the dispute is speedily ended. Meanwhile Senators S. W. Lucas CDem, HL> called for legislation to it a crime to conspire to halt public ntiiity services. He said-the- strike was threatening a "complete Man "Old" at 50 Now FetJi Peppy, Younger Conais Moa! tcac. te CIS, of 4K. 31. 60. l3T Xx: Ocrei ToacTsSSK- ;o pw. T -ritaEtr. EcrzaaKr TO arg letlias; "TST- Tor 's idle ia coal-using industries throughout the country. TJ.S. Steel Corporation, hardest hit cf the steel companies, had persons idle in its four closed mills. HOUSE TALKS (Continued from Front PageJ iaecniitable position in which agri- culture found itself, he said. He added there was a bottleneck in beef cattle because of no ceilings on live cattle and ceilings on beef and wheat was selling at almost SI s. bushel less ia Canada than ic United States. If this policy continued curing the eroo year, farmers would be ig about a _______ the maintenance of price stabilization in Canada. He said Canadian farm produc- tion had been declining since. and suggested that it would im- prove if tha government gave the farmers some inducement.-- GARDENER'S CHARGE Mr. Gardiner indicated that the current shortage of beef supplies in Canadian butcher shops was caused by the action of packing companies in announcing they would pay lower prices for cattle, thus discouraging marketings. WHEAT PRICES Mr. Gardiner said there was noth- ing new in the fact that United States wheat prices were higher than those in Causes. That con- dition had existed since ths out- break of war. Nevertheless. Canada in 1942 had had her biggest wheat cror> in Tears. Mr. Gardiner said the "most im- portar.t phase" of the Question was tha; the reason for the present price level was an effort to conform with a policy advocated by western farm organizations- Thai; policy was to have stabilized prices for farm products and was the arst opportunity to achieve that- policy. The government had. been dis- cussing with tier traditional wheat Prance. Hoi- land. Belgium and pos- sibility of reaching agreements which would keep that stabilized price. PRICE HOGS Discussing the hog situation, the minister said he presumed that Mr. Bracken was naairare that the price of cogs ia Can- ada was higher than that paid in United States. The fact of the situation was that weather conditions .and other fac- tors governine had been "quite different" in 1344 than in previous' years.'-Bast- year pro- between two eoual nations hating aware was msptu awarced. interests in common. "Ia pursuance of this policy. negotiations have begun in an at- Photography curing the -list mosphere of cordiality and There was no award for news sood time since such a'xards were start- SOT7TS BSND. Ind.. May i fu Corporation today an- j npuEced its new-1947 model "Cham- iarea j and, "Commander" models. by Paul G. Hoffman. as the iirst genuine nost-war automobiles." _ Lower bodies, broader oassenger 1922 no j compartments, wider vision windows S and "fenders absorbed into the bodies been on Mondays for the past few Fred Dowling, Canadian director the packinghouse union, i said the demand lor government action would be contained in a telegram addressed to Labor Min- ister MitcheU. He said the union would propose that the government appoint a controller to take charge of the packing plants in the-same manner that was used when the large packinghouse companies were taken over during the threatened strike last autumn. Request for appointment of -a royal commission to deal with the situation was made bv resolutions from Winnipeg locals of the union, who charged the packers are on a sit-down strike. ed in 1342. TRANSYLVANIA (Continued from Front Page.) cussing the matters and that the Hodeing Carter of the Delta Democrat-Times, Greenville. Miss, won the prize for editorials on the subject of racial, religious and economic intolerance. Bruce Hussel cf the Los Angeles Times won tha cartoonists" award. TWO ON HUNGER ministers should pass on to the nest iteni. I Mr. Bevin had suggested holding STRIKES, IRELAND treaties. British informants said. He suggested that Britain. France, Russia, the United States and the Danubisn countries be invited to such a conference. But Mr. Molo- tov countered that It was strictly a central European problem and. in any csse, it should be discussed through diplomatic channels. INNOCENT CContinued rrom rrorc Pass.} soaal friend of Brig. Lister. "Tha accussti has a Strong case in his own CoL Gage said. "Should the court happily acquit Tiirn he would not want spiteful or malicious persons to" say years from now that he had been ia any way auction of feed grain had been j fevorsd. down and fanners had reduced their j "You f Gen, Turner) might _ also May Cable.) strikes of two leading members of the outlawed Irish He- pubiicaa. imprisoned at Maryborough. County Cork, 53re, and the other at public interest as the men were re- ported in critically weakened con- dition. At Belfast. Itevid Fleming, 27, serving 12 years for the attempted murder of a police constable, is in his 14th day without food, while at LRJL, has been starving: himself McGaugney was sentenced to death, in for the kidnapping arid torture of Stephen Hayes, Dub- lin member of the UEJ.A- "Court are the styling highlights. In engineering a feature is a new. short, two-section propeller shaft that replaces the conventional single member. Studebaker is the first of the es- tablished companies to go into 1947 model production. Others have de- i f cideci to carry through the present year with their initial post-war From Here EDMOXTOX, May are being to move coaj frwm Mountain 1'xrk to relieve the acute short- age in Ontario which resulted from the prolonged United States soft coal strike, it reported here today. The Dominion fuel controller is making plans to allocate tons of coking coal Mountain Psrk to meet ttie snoftage in Hamilton. Inquiries also have been re- ceived as to the possibility ft securing Alberta coal to meet the shortage reported to be de- veloping in Seattle. Lethbridge millers are working on steady time coping with large numbers of orders. The Ontario market is now open to Alberta coal shipoienis but this field has none to send to that market- Supplies are none KM? plentiful and it s- SERVICE TWO LOCATIONS: 7tb STREET SOCTH. LETHBRIDOE. JPHONX 4O55 FOR SERVICE. The dairy cattle export to Unit- ed States had not been stopped and Canada now had more dairy cattle than ever before, despite record es- As far as beef cattle went, there were "very few" farm organizations j in Canada whiCQ would support a j system of grading of beef, farmers In Manitoba, where Mr- Bracken came from, would be among the greatest objectors. Ths farmers objected that the grading of cattle would give an advantage to the packers. WHT M> CEILINGS Mr. Gardiner said fie was "quite prepared" to take some of the re- sponsibility for the lack of price ceilings on live animals- He said he took the position that it would be unfair to the farmers to put a ceiling at that level- Cattle prices had been at nine cents a pound and now were at 12 or 13 cents a pound and more. But who would say that the 12 or 13 cents was the proper level when retail prices were at their present rates. Discussing butter, he said that butter production during the last three years had averaged pounds more, than previous years. It j was not production that was down but ccnsumption that was up. Ee- cause consumption was high, con- i trols were needed. Gardiner said it was far more important to establish a price for wheat for possiblv a five-year period than to accept a bushel now and 85 cents a few vears hence. M. J. Coldweil, said his party agreed that price stabili- 1 zation was desirable. Farmers did not want a high speculative price and a low price a lew years from now. However. Mr. Coldweil said there were things in Mr. Bracken's mo- tton which he could support. Production was being discoarag- ed by increasing the pnee for farm i needs without, making a corre- err on dutv's side, divesting vour- to before the sentence out. cf all personal feeling .so be harsher than Chiang Kai-Shek Speaks, Conference to By JOHN NANKING, May 7 Gener- alissimo Chiang Kai-Shek told Na- tionalist government Mon- day that decisions reached, at last January's all-party unity confer- ence, 'which "put together the ASK GOVT. TO TAKE OVER PACKING PLANTS TORONTO. Slay W. Dowling. Canadian director of the United Packinghouse Workers of America (CiO.) said Monday the union will send a resolution today to Labor Minister Mitchell demand- ing that the government appoint e r.iiit.jj. ,_, ___ framework for constitutional gov- 1 controller to tase cnarge 01 pack- emment in China, must be carried plants engaged m the buyers out to the letter. tnat Speaking at China's first feaeral authorities took over the war Son Yat-Sen memorial meeting Plants when pacMnghoiise em- o? high ranking officials, Cen. Chiang said the carties represented ia the national "constitutional as- i sembly were trying to reach, an agreement. He hoped, he added, that the conference, which he post- poned "when Communists and Dem- ocratic League members failed to name delegates, vrould be held soon. The assembly meeting had heen scheduled to open May 5. Truman Prepares For Large Army WASHINGTON, May President Truman Monday submit- ted to congress a. program calling for expenditures by the United States war deoartment in the next fiscal year totalling The president said the estimates contemplate maintenance of an army of men and officers on June 30, 1947. This would com- pare with on June 30. 194S. In -addition to maintaining" tills strength the estimates provide for government and relief in occupied areas and for the atomic service. Veto Question Is Still Unsettled ployees were asking wage increases months ago. demand will be accompanied by several resolutions from Winni- peg locals urging the appointment of a. royal commission with full power and authority to deal with the situation. "An investigation shows that packers paid more money for beef in 1945 than they did this said Mr. Dowling. "We can't see how they figure they are losing money." of the Lie. secretary-; j sponding increase in the price of Nations, said i farm products. the security f While the prices of products we'e i abls to agree on the vital r" "t t___ _ VM A-r- i creased price Rotary Is Growing In Europe, Asia VANCOUVER. May Re- establishraent of Rotary ia the lib- erated countries of the world is con- sidered of such importance to the recovery of these nations thai, since the war, more than 100 Rotary clubs in Europe and Asia, have re- formed and been re-admitted to Ho- tary International. Among the clubs which have re- organized are those in Shanghai, Singapore. Paris. Brussels, Ostend. Rheims ana Oslo, delegates to the annual conference of Rotarv District 101 were told Monday by Oliver G. Mclntyre of Edmonton, official rep- j resentative of Rotary International. i SHORT DIET CONTTXCED LONDON. May Wil- fred Veraorj. Labor member of psr- unjcec; jj2iner.t. started his third week uraess j on a d3et of I02i calories, want his name used "at least until after a study has been made of the text of the American said he believed the proposed legis- lation was chiefly aimed at the Am- erican republics who were members of the Pan-American Union. Gouzenko Gives Testimony In Espionage Cases OTTAWA, May a pair of dark glasses and ac- companied by six Boyal Canadian Mounted Police. Igor Gouzenko was brought to the county court house here today to. testify before -the Ontario supreme court grand jury now deliberating on-eight, espionage indictments. The former Russian embassy clerk, disclosures last September set the espionage case in motion, spent two hours behind closed doors the jury and resumed his -fdis- guise" before leaving the building again clcselv guarded by the H.C. M.P. Awaiting the grand jury verdict are eight men facing espionage Gordon Lunan. Ed- MazeraU, Sqdn. t.-clr. Pred W. Poland. Matt S. Nightingale. Harold S. Gerson. J. Scott Benning. Dura- ford Smith and Eric S. Adams. One Is Killed At Strike Bound Mine HARLAN. Ky.. May early-morning gun battle at .the JhMrnational Harvester company's captive coal mine at Denham today between Progressive Mine Workers and United 'Mine one man dead and at least- six others wounded. One of the injured was Robert Eodgc, special representative of. the United Mine Workers Union (AJFJL.) and former secretary- treasurer of U.M.W. District 19. His condition was reported to be serious. LAXATIVE Ask 1914-18 Vets Be Given Title OTTAWA, May three- maa delegation of the Soldier Set- tlers Association of Canada yester- day asked the veterans committee of the Commons to recommend to. the government that a clear title be given to an lands held by soldier settlers as at March 31, 1944, when they numbered Veterans of the First Great War, they contended that they were reaching ages where they were no longer capable of working the 16 i hours a day they said was neces- sary to meet their interest payments to the government. "The only break our wives get is a said H. C. Bater. president, of Fielding. Sask. "The only rest they I do not in the graveyard." Gordon Murchison, director of the Veterans Land Act and the Sol- dier Settlers Administration, said granting the settlers' request was a matter of government policy. MORE PRIORITIES THAN AUTOMOBILES OTTAWA, May for new cars by priority users are running well ahead of deliveries, it was shown in figures made avail- able, -without comment, by the re- construction department. In April, for instance, there were 14.972 prospective purchasers who proved themselves eligible for pri- ority certificates; but during the month only care were shipped by manufacturers. Actual ship- ments fell far short of the manu- facturer's estimate of Grand Jury To Action OTTAWA. May chief FOR YOUR HOME-MADE PIES CAKES TRY ELLISON'S "ROYAL PASTRY" ELLISON MILLING AND ELEVATOR COMPANY LTD. ef Fine Quality Flour for 38 fears. boosted bv a iOT Germans in the Bri- BRITAIN TO fConUnued rrom Front Page.) withdrawing British troops to bases 1 in the Middle East. j Military observers, pointing to the emergence of new British strategy, reported that Gaza, in Palestine, might be a new base to which the 1 British troops normally sta- i amendment STUDY PACIFIC DEFENCES I Lie, speasing at a press LON-DON. Mav jence. conlirrnec reports thav Jse-A discussion of southern ;security councils procedure experts cc.jer.ces, Monday occupied were ceadlockea on veto ques- j deiegales. io jj-g commonwealth jtjoa..which nesaid have-tne The consultations ________ imoiis o.g are to adjourn "vVednesday or decide in the next few days whether Thursday until Mav 20 when Prime j there is sufficient evidence to justi- Minister Mackenzie King is expect- ed to be present. secrets act under which he try as many as eight Canadians as j alleged links in a Russian chain of espionage. i Mr. Justice J. C. McRuer used i that term in outlining the 19391 statute to a grand jury that must for .or MARCH FORESTALLED N'ANAIMO, May Plans for a march of 100 Legion- naires with the intention of en- trenching six unhoused veterans' families in vacant array huts at JEWS GO TO PALESTINE LA SPEZIA. Italy, May The British government has auth- orized I.OI4 Jewish refugees who tioned in Egypt wo'old been granted west Euphrates in Iraq. Transfers, when completed, would place British troops at vantage1 points in the area now disturbed by Arab protests against proposals to open Palestine to further Jewish immigration. The British offer to withdraw families. NEED BODTYGtjARDS MONTREAL, May least or.e Montreal window ciear.ir.g firm will supply its employees with body- McGugan. of Ottawa, manager of the Canada Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing Association, said here last night that enquiries have been received from all over the world for Canadian built ships. Mr. McGugsii is in Vancouver to open the annual guards following the reported timidation. by striken; of washers; meeting of major Canadian steel willing to stay on the job. shipbuilding yards. fy putting those eight on trial be- fore a petit jury of 12 in his court. Maximum penalty for any one charge under the act is seven years. A precise and cautious jurist. Mr. Justice McRuer advised the 13 men of the grand jury to approach "in their one is put sufficient rd by the defence ernments or corporations owned by letters Prestige ltsin ordinary letter. 3 cents average of Stndit TUKOX M.P. BRUISED OTTAWA, May