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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 9, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FOOT THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD THURSDAY, MAY IZTTHBRXDOE HERALD CO, LTD. Proprietors Publishers S3 Sixib. St. S, Traffic Menace I Abolishing Devil's Island Xow at the ci'y has agreed to ce its portion of the i PICKED UP IN PASSING FOB THE BUSY READER WE SHOULD KNOW BETTER NOW W A RTrH4TAN 5 waste no time in starting to com- I and the Ottawa Journal? and fastened to their trussed arms. Vwh we i W. A. j orison world has come In the vtails of most of the bar- i During Marcn Joo persons uere t .nd Managing piete its share of the project. shiSdVlng toknowasDevus racks iron rings to which and 10.6S4 were injured m i in our efforts to all-weather i Island is down to its last 15 prisoners could be manacled, their road accioents m Britain, the trans- i ._ .___ .___r loners, one of them an ex-Kariem arms behind them, backs arched. annoiu-ceo. j JOHN TORRAXCE H. G. 3-OXG Managins Ediior. C. S. MATTHEWS Secretary. tae iraponarit _, c- Lethjaridge, we should not overlook Bureau ol CfreelttJom, Herbert Morrison. Lore! Presicen; io i been exaggerated. tossed Sown to what the knot's as Devil's Devil's Island rock mor.toa this summer. Dr. J. M. Rid- j Ottawa, cistric' supenisor i'cri Survey, ar- in Edmonton. j An interim injunction restrainiEg j a long, Weather Big News (Authorized as Seeorai Class Mail. Post OSce Department. CXUv "The.Herald Senes the South' comprise probably acres. Koj-aie. eentr, colony, is a ___ less tha- 10 That was reserved for special pris- f A tie-up of shiprsins and many osiers, like the lamed Capt. Alfred other essential services a; ihe !ake-f Mark Taairi said shs: a lot of buildings, houses ior cable year the whole doctor and superfntencerit. anc across across a narrow- chan- :inects Royale with Devils Food Tsas placed in the coal strike is reached quickly. TT-.C. that. Letncric.se is world :s going to aoout tne -0 warrant a oy top- a .5 weather. Tius a year wrier, tne- g. _ .o i I in the -Vorthem to some, cos-1 ceils. barracks and workshops one. car. Royaie. anc ser.i Ac, of ,037 :o orovide for i io the unfcrtuna'.e occupant. oc :he weight of feed C--1.S Islanc. He hvec us a wii sna-nrf The commons first reading to a bill to amend she Feeding Stufe for ihe mark- on feed; notch American cance coursging to others. The Dominion board of the He- tail Merchants Association of Can- THAT> WHAT ASOOT MJTLER- A Costly Strike sphere is going 10 say whether the the v.-here in stone Sa: the people of this: world needed wheat and meat and spent as much as three months -_e that re- com it's now. and the answer is almost total darkness. Double ctoors cf solid wood kept from war to peace :s with the rocs of the weatner. {oar vjrtual'v all Mos' b: I: seer puliins of the cammuniiy against, the rest. with one trouble spot cured only to have the trouble break out In another. We had noped that when the steel stiiks ended there would-be a gradual return to normalcy. But the continent figured trithout John L. Lewis, baron of the coal unioES. Ths coal strike in now sev- eral weeks old, is on-the verge of paralyzing the whole country, and it is reaching over into Canada as welL Railways are short of coaL ships to carry food to Europe are short; of coal, coal shipments need- ed in Europe to put- that continent back on its feet are held up, and there is a brownout because steam electric plants are being forc- ed to conserve coaL Altogether the eirike of a few thousand men threatens to paralyze a nation of people. IE seems there should be a better way to do things. So far as wej can see nobody but the communists ars happy about it. Strikes are the nearess thing to revolution they are likely to get, so the communists are always on the side of the strikers. crairies. Ontario and Quebec are! barely visible. The porthole waiting sharks. somittec -Q direct view of the sky.; x- co rays c: su: cry. At St. Thomas, in the rich southwestern counties of Ontario When a prisoner eaiergec from on the island penal colony. I found j i the isolation cell after three; clearlv whv s. French Guiana con- streams wmcn ce cconths. Commandant Vincent ex- vict could" look forward chiefly io frcrs. bank to bank are dangerously i plained, he WES given "two or three escape or death to end his terra. j Tn_. cays to get used to the light asrain." i Even those sent out for short j iU fllii-t LiJg -o- c. .i__ i_____ _t- Canada, idmited. said C. E. Xlac- Donalc. Toronto, an executive 01 long Tray off- of the island buildings boast walls frora a foot to two feet thick. Across the line the news i olc-iasnionec iron keys click i line added year after year to sen- j open solidlv-barred doors. tences ior minor infractions of the of the weather is a on cisturauag, i The rooms in the general bar- rules. Talking prisoners still left J the firm who arrived in Edmonton. The largest shipment of bacon for the United Kingdom this season pounds, left the port of Montreal Wed- nesday in the hold of the S.5. Cavina, bound for UrerpooL lost hope after the first; months. The brutal discip- THAT BODY OF YOURS (JAMES BARTON, MXU AS WE GROW OLDEK "The middle-aged, the elderly, and the aged make up a steadily increasing; proportion of the physi- cian's practice. The medical practi- tioner no longer spends most of his time caring for babies with summer diarrhoea, for adults with typhoid fever, malaria aad tuberculosis. His voung patients are far healthier than they were in former gener- ations, and many more of them grow to middle age and in their mature years wilh disorder? of the circulation, dia- betes, chronic rheumatism, I am Quoting Dr. Ernst Boas from his book, -Treatment of the Patient Past. in he points oat that diseases of the elderly come on Quietly aad unnoticed, become chronic In their course, and lead to permanent changes in the human arganjssa. This means that these changes must be studied, by the physician, in order to maintain the health of these valuable members of the community. As we think of these physician specialists in ;he sreatment of the elderly, geriatricians, ure may think that they have io treat some_ spe- cial diseases common m old age. As a. matter of fact ihe diseases are the same as 5n younger individuals but the tissues and body processes of the elderly have changed. Another point we may overlook is that old age does not. come on suddenly nor at any stated age. Aging really starts at birth in a sense, though we develop until age of 30 to 35. From 35 to 50, we are still aging, but we ourselves and others do cot recognize thai we are i growing older, until about, the age Magazine' who wrote to my son after a simi- To manv apprehensive Americans'- lar informal gathering: 'I always Tfce idea behind tne general management of the patient past oO help him to guard against physical, and emotional arid yet let- him re- active in his menial and work as possible so that he as he really is. a useful member of the community. Once there appears to be no need for his activities he is not growing old but reallv is old. Finally, just as at any age. there are just three points to work. rest, also with thft individual past 50. in. the Christian Science Monitor. a Chamberlain man one of the in. lead-lease, joint command, xic- men of Munich. Why bad Churchill tory and the possibilivv of United sent him, anvhow? Forecasting his i Nations. He had certainly done his mission, oeoole called -Lord best. HUtory might yet surprise too. A Dress association weather j racks were designed to aecomino-} round-up from the wheat "celt pub- oa lished in Elinois papers last week There was ihe blank-eyed pris- Holv Fosr 'and quoted Asgiophobe i the newspapers by writing him down Quincv Eowe: "England expects as one of the great, ambassadors. every American to do his duty." i The TJ S. he v.-as leaving would re- After five years and four months member him as a good roan. of Halifax, the TXS. knew bim bet- ter. He had ridden out boos and picket lines. In Detriot. when an- gry. isolationiss groups of ZT.S taothers had thrown eggs and to- matoes ai him. Lord Halifax had replied: "Let them have a good time for their money." The Nazis Organization of Alberta's part in had killed one of his three sons in Canada's National clothing drive i Egypt; another los: both legs will get into lull swing this W3ek- j in "the battle of Alamem. The TJJ5.1 The Road Ahead By Capt. J. Harper Prowse. RESPOX'SIBUJTl' TO VETERANS Recently the Minister of Veter- ans Affairs, Hon. Ian. Mackenzie, stated that it Tsr "a misconcep- tion to think that the government Already some wheat had been lost, snd even with the rain there was little hope for the bumper crop predicted a few shon weeks ago. Men who trade in grain believed that if rain does not fall within a week or two there may be little wheat to snip to Europe. The drought already was cri- tical hi some portions of the southwest, and the dust had begun to blow from the parch- ed toa soil of the great wheat fields of the northwest- TJ.S- meteorologists reported that the lack of moisture was critical in the area extending west from the 100th meridian to the Rocky Mountains. It is this region that supplies most of the nation's surplus wheat.. It is no sign of moron tendencies about the weather this year. top-drawer, Xo. 1 priority shculd completely underwrite the Whitehall Notebook pec the by CO; ever, since prisoners freotientl-' other five-year able to obtain little pieces, of served 13 years. soap. to leather reotiaousi. In a 4QxlOO-foot courrvar 5 said. "Hi. tween two of the long cell Johnny clalrr-v to before Ewo-months-lcng ricr-dropping op- his picture taken in a fireman's Uom cur presenL reha- (By JAM3S McCOOK) (Canadian Press Staff Writer.> Members of parlia- ment returned from their Easter 1 holidays the expected word. from Prime Minister Attlee about changes in the cabinet. Kb major reshuffle has even been hinted but a few minor cbanses have been predicted, with more talk of members who deserve nromotion than ministers who deserve demo- somstunss as l tion. Two in pictures 01 Coclidge j l bnnnef. ft_ the have once R_A J" Dakota transpr-rts were lost; I in an inoian bonnet. Lord I during the operations. Halifax remained just as quiet, just j incr ?sc the at J_sj worlQ_anti fect constant improvement and ad- !as impenetrable, just as incomire- Sackende meCana ase.jbensible to the nation's Brooklms harc certaSSf -cTaiifov ernment, nave certainiv to it, Mr. .dian gov- ;fi Uii. I _ _ __ 7th and 8th avenues." He i to ta! It's a or guillotine. Here the engine of j twee execution was tiin brought ou chopped ozf. all i "another he EC- Pick them up for delivery From z closet Commandant Tin- mitted that his weakness for Icpl- market slaughter house. cent produced an array cf media- I ing around with women got him in- j eval-Iooking appliances used ia j to his present fix. Born in Trini- quieting- unraiy prisoners. i dad, he lived in the United Slates Obligingly, and with gestures, he for a while, then finally joined the showed how a pair of rnonacles French Array in Guadeloupe. could be slipped on and screwed' He killed his sweetheart of the i who a big "isul at- the i Halifax never said ReilT 'when thev 9r. aytnicg very startling, but his pptient kindness, that a- first the "underwriting of the rehabili- tation of our .veterans." In the minds of most Canadians tfols is J. fcll liiil. ill McNeU. member for Greerock who is for FVnest foreign secretary, ard. John Strachev. fcr air and member to been mentioned PS cesevins of center resuo-'siMHfies Because of their work hi recent months. ere _mask cfc JE should be. The government (J.S. I should certauslv do everything rea- sonable to help veterans to be- nars. but he was good goods, j aMe IO expec But I do not think it is reason- M.5.: Carst Fra" Baker. Tabor member for Brenriord and, Cbiswick. at ?S.is the youngest Labor member of the house. On I Jan. 23 he undertook to write a do ,._tij a-gony fOrceti n Well-Earned Promotion A few short weeks ago the an-, nouncemeac was received with pleasure here that; Grant W. G. McConachie of Edmonton, general manager of western lines for Cana- dian Pacific Air lines, had seen presented with the McSee Trophy for 1945. it is awarded annually lor outstanding contribution to fly- ing in Canada. The well known piioii friends in Southern Alberta aid ail over the west rejoiced with him in -win- Tiing zae award. On Tuesday he was in tie news once more. W. M. Seal, C.B.E., president of C.P. Air lines, an- nounced in Montreal that Mc- Conachie had been promoted to the post of his assistant and ia future reside in Montreal. success story is a parallel to many of Horatio Alger's. While attending University of Al- berta he learned to Sy in Edmon- ton. Leaving school, he eked out a precarious existence fiying frozen fch from northern Alberta lakes to railhead. Gradually acquiring early mccel airplanes he expanded his air services -until he found himself as president and general manager of Yukon Southern Air Lines, op- erating regular schedules from Ed- xaontori to Vancouver and the Yukon. His company, along with many The Ottawa Citizen is shocked because a poll showed that seven out of ten voters didn't know the difference between the two major; parties in the Dominion. But here ia the West we surely know oar third parties. Some Good Advice It should not require that a visitor from England must come to Canada io tell Canadians how important Western Canada is in the defence Outlook 3y W. R. CLARK topic. Rains if they come s.z the j tiin to his knees. right time in the next three months be of the real "million dollar" variety, and win mean the differ- ence between full and empty stoin- schs for millions in Europe and Asia aesi winter. But jus- keep in mind that a rain under half an inch isn't much good in the wheat belt unless, of course, it coaies as a shower in one of those IFCC years which make for bumper crops. c- moment and was sentenced to 15 There was a vears in French Guiana. Vincen-; ex- "served about five. He has This week. Lord Halifax mads s. willing to help nimself and make For Congress ___ i who criticized the house agree that of i it is desirable the senate bill should congress has been set tentatively j lay down some rules and principles for early in July which means a' for decontrol although it is ad- dozen or more important bills will j mitted G.P-A- has been decontrol- automatically die unless the houses i ling rapidly these past few months are reconvened after a short sum-! rapidly that some alarm is nier recess. But a reconvening is; being voiced. considered here as almost out of j Among the measures unlikely to the question because already the', be debated are the army-navy members are eager to get to their j merger, universal training, the pres- hocie. states for the election cam- paign. They will certainly resist any eSort to have them return in identia! succession which would set procedure in case something should happen to Mr. Truman, the mini- He every j Ui- y. fit-it ii Se 01 tnis vast and -raried j can benefit himself more this way cqunrry unless i had seen as much i thea he could by sitting back and f T1 JUtv IWJ CUAAVfc _ Oi. all ot it as was comna-'ble with j asking -what are vou soine to do i Stokes. .Labor memoer for ips- fhe claims of mv work in Washing- for me Trick, is one of a snxmn of learned to drive automobiles, graduates include tores taxi driv- ers and four mick drivers. The first anniversary of the end of war in iiirope passed almost unnoticed in Calgary on Wednesday aad the only report of .a special observance of the day came from the Drumheller valley, where work- ers took matters into their hands and voted themselves a day. t _ _____________ Commercial policies including j we had quite a talk about books and fromanyboay0 There imperial preference probaoly wul readms generally. At the end of are some however who base tnsir be discussed at the Commonwealth our conversation he told me he i demands' on their' XrishesT raSr in f rtp I "KTOlIlfi IISTA trt triva WA J -_.......r rn book on the Greek situation and on Ihe 1 8 he Delivered the completed me piace ujanuscjior to jjjs publishers. Son of Philio Noel Baker, minis- ter of state. Capt. Noel Baker vras an intelligence officer at Greek East headquarters durin? the war and speaks the language fluently. Richard -ALTH: j Aiic; ton. By travel i acquired a truer j Most veterans will be in- hearty of proportion about Anglo- agreement with Mr. Mackenzie. By iei4ean anout my work, far jae great majority of veterans i -bo-T oomaor w whose Socialist activities have not been hampered by wealth. He is manasinar "director of a I expect tne government to assist, 'Sl.246.000i eneineerine- fu-m and tnem in lindmis or Drenarine thsm- director of other machinery com- T., -the tnem in lindig, or preoaring than- 01 magazines 1 selves to taki advan'tage of, consultations in London after the! would like to arrival of Prime Minister Mac- kenzie King of Canada later this month, a spokesman said. i.In Otta- wa i; was understood Mr. Sing will sail for Britain from Xew York next Monday.) Finance Minister Frank Aiken brought good news to the little man and Sire industries with a budaet Everything congress does these cutting the tax burden by iays is conditioned by politics, i through s. reduction in rates on nri- the final months. Only an extreme mum wage legislation which would emergency will induce the presi-! establish a 65 cent an hour mini- dent to call congress together again, i mum for the nation, the fair em- President .Truman, in a recent j ployment, practices act which was press conference, declared he ex- set back by a Silibuster and un- pected the administration's pro- j employment, pay. gram to get through in the next Ev two months but majority leaders on I days ____e._._______________._____ the Bill feei they are stretching J Members have their eyes fixed on' vate incomes, sugar, and hope even to expect half a dozen their home states. They ny home juel oil and by wising out the cor- to be passed. Those on which they wtsenever possible for a few days, j porations profits tax. The oniv in- propose to concentrate are the Brit- Autendance in both houses drops j creased taxation was on whiskv ish loan, extension of O.RA. and i daily. But those who believe ihat i and wines. the draft, atomic control, emergency j there is political gain in opposing housing and the customary ap-: such things as the loan, F.RP.C. propriations. I or minimum wages always find time But the British loan ran into i to carry on their opposition between of the Empire, as Lt.-Coi. W. E. j trouble ir> the senate where the j visits home. Hart, military correspondent of the j least trouble was expected. Unof- When the president spoke of get- Scial polls taken in the pro-] ting his program through he show- ter Guardian did the other dav. The Lacomoe school distriei include sections of the Red pro- i ting his program through longed debate shows.d the loan had i ed a confidence in voice and man- 1 a majority support but the min-! ner hardly warranted by the out- But it appear that the j ority opposition took the forta of; look. It may be. therefore, he plans _ ,_ a looselv-orsanized filibuster, in an j to intervene again more vigorously. West is merely an after-thougnt. figor, j, wtil the I But eVEa giTes assurance certain sectors of the East. It was i ber would be compelled to pass it j because congress is completely at LT -or other legislation such as i loggerheads with the While House j be __ .1, or the draft extension bill, i and administration partv leaders i Vermilion River late in June. Mum-j Of victoria B-C Pacific coast was iOrgotter. until] Having so Much difScuIty :r. the j seemingly have lost control of both i dps! Affairs Minister C. E Gerhartlread as citauon ne greasy valued. u, me something than oa fair requirements _ Whereupon he i Although our rehabilitation pro- it ooes not go as far as many be the boy passed my room. I proudlv displayed the badge: when anvone came along I took evasive" ac- tion with a pocket handkerchief. "As we came cut of a (mid-west) club, -ray secretary overheard a snatch of conversation between two of the older members. One said: has been fine having the British lieve it fairly should. I am sure Mr. Mackenzie would be the first to admit this. B'ut the reason that it does not go further in most cases, is that every time a con- cession is made, tnea tne aoor is opened for others to ask for con- cessions, and for still others to in- panies. Eric Fletcher. 42. Labor, rsiing- ton East, is a solicitor who site on the boards of 10 companies with an canital of An- other solicitor is R. W. G. MacKay, Labor Northwest Hull, manag- ing director of a industrial firm and director of several others. Frank Bowles. 42. Labor. Kunea- ton, has a five-fiRure income. He is solicitor to a laree insurance com- panv of which his grandfather was chairman. 20 Years Ago From the Files of The Lethbridge Herald. Mackenzie's Staveiy citizens plan to erect a. migh; add the memory of a "man the open-) S30.000 hotel as a community ef- ing paragraph had to do wilh" a' fnrf Decision to establish an enlarged i school district which will have al-! the same boundaries as the' municipal district of Lacomfce. has j been reached. Education Minister R.; Earl Ansley announced in Earnon- ton. will Views of the Press HONORING THE COOKS