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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 10, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta I RID AY, MAY 10, 1946 THE LET1ISRIDGE HERALD PAGE THTRTl CROP SEEDING WELL ADVANCED ACROSS PRAIRIE PROVINCES OTTAWA, May WA, May The Do- con bureau of statistics reported j icg. The Do- condition and pastures are fcnprov- j----w- C seeding of crops is "well advanced' i Wbeat gfefi-jSMsrsS-" HS MSB: LEFT HAND CORNER (Continued from Root weather and high winds during April caused some damage. The winter snow coiering la cen- tral Alberta was generally heavy and fall crops wintered welL Wheat spring work in the areas was well advancea for this time of year. Soil and j weather conditions have been "gen- erally ideal" for early seeding. Wheat seeding, with the excep- tion of northern areas, was near- inz coaipleuon bv May 4. Last rS, it uas estimated that onlv seeding was reported to hsue been oSeVr ofthfwheaz crop had well under way by May 4 bus, many been seeded bv the end of April, t farmers were delaying spring worK n-ecipUauon'during April was be- to ensure a gooq weed kill b} low normal, bus, moisture conditions slifehtly later cultivation. aed to be generally! Relatively little oats and barley ith the possible ex- i were seeded la centra! Alberta by of "the "southwestern portion j the end o: April and very UtUe crovince. where raiafail seeding of any crops had been done in northern and northeastern areas by April 30. Reports from the Peace stance, tfee Moslems insist on which literally means self- government free froia Hindu con- troL Mohammed AU Jmnah. lead- er of the Moslems, said to Mr. Muir: "Moslems are proud and independ- ent; we will never consent 10 tiie rule of Hindus because we have lit- tle in common with Incidentally, the National Geogra phic writer "made clear how very small !s the British hold in India, Europe's People Are Threadbare By ROSS SttJSRO (Canadian Frees Staff Writer) i VIENNA. Aasuia, May grave clothing shortage makes Europe a continent of threadbare j people. Tne United Nations Relief and; _ Rehabilitation administration and; other relief agencies plan continued I i- shipments of used clothing, with Canada oae of the supplying coaa- effective thouga it may be. Taere are only British people alto- gether in ancl less than one Uwwsand of the 1.500.000 tarv goi eminent esaployees la the country are British; the rest are tries. Austria has received pounds of clothes from Canada, j Mrs. West of Toronto, welfare j chief of U-N-P-R-A-'s Austrian mis-} sion. said ex nsiderable quantities j of Caaadiaa 'ised clothing also are I .going jo Chechoslovakia. Poland, Yusoslavia and Italy. J British gooes iseaiuy, capcuou.! regard to textiles- They have built Europe. of would be beneficial. Xears Completion In Saskatchewan, wheat seeding was reported from 50 to 85 per cent complete by May 6 in south central and vrest centra! districts, and will likely be coaicleted by the end of the "present week except in the souihwcsi areas, where owing to continued dry weather seeding has been withheld. Taking the province as a whole, approximately 40 per cent of the wheat acreage had been seeded by Mav 6, with about 15 to 25 per cent, of coarse grains sown aj the same date. The weather in the last few days River area indicate ihat fields be- came bare of snow about 2iid-April and fall crops wintered well. Work on the land was just getting under way at the end of April. Moisture conditions throughout up" a great domestic trade of own by shutting out Lancashire and Yorkshire manufactures. Nuiety- per cent of all government. France and Belgium, where some textiles factories are operating. frgajn, are probably the best off 1 m 91; among continental countries but': securities which there, still is a.great shortage and by British investors, are now held dwfamg natives of India. BEARDS ON THE FRONTIER Leader-Posu Swift Current's energesic council tlie province are reported as gen- j caught up in the throes of a erally fair to good, but April had j minor controversy the other day. Holland badly needs shoes and i underwear. Austrsans are tattered folk wear- I ing pre-war coals and suits. The shoe shortage is worst- been" unusually warm and dry- and rains were needed in some areas, particularly hi the south, to check soil drifting and to permit even germination. The season ift British Columbia was backward but moisture condi- tions were reported as "very satis- J.PE iiic icrt _ of Apri' was warm and dry, but with prospects excellent lants it. passed a bylaw to compel male citizens to grow beards. The aldermen of the lively western city Newspapermen who have been re- cently in Greece say thousands of men. women acd children are prac- tically in rags. Similar reports come the first of May has been for tree fruits. Stnai! fruit plants cloudy and cool, with scattered j wintered weU and present prospects shoxers in some districts. Live j indicated a larger crop than last generally, are in fair to good year. _ __ Many Are Unemployed MUST IMPROVE COAL INDUSTRY IN WALES Br STUART UNDERBILL war in handling general cargoes. (Canadian. Press Staff Writer) i New equipment installed on a vas; -j- scale now is largely idle ana un- Transition sickness, world wide emDi0ved dock workers stand de- a prize to any Czech or condition accompanying post-war j readjustment, is like a blight over streets; along bomb -wrecked Wales, home to nearly one- quarter of Britain's unem- ployed. The coal miner emerged from the war in the most advantageous bar- gaining position he has known. He stand! now is a key figure in Britain's war piauio Idle, awaiting re-equipment for peacetime production. Other plants are being built for secondary industries which, say government planners, will prevent a relapse to the area" category of before the war. But underlying all the concern and doubt which business and labor alike espress for the present and future is the current condition of the coal trade, on which the economy of South "Wales is based. The great exnort trade in solid fuels, nearlv tons in 1938, is at m standstill with reduced output frcm the mines being absorbed by the domestic market. MUST REVIVE INDUSTRY Officials of both the Swansea and Cardiff Chambers of Commerce contend that unless the export coal trade is resumed on a large scale or some substitute trade is found, their ports and the smaller but highlv-developed harbors of Newport. 'Barry and Port Talbot will suffer gradual atrophy. All the South Wales ports made Barnes for themselves during During the war his wage scale rose from 40th in the country to the top six in industry. But the government's call for recruits to the coal mines goes unheeded. So far the nrospect of nationalization, long a" goal of mine union leaders, seems to exert no encouraging influence on the average potential mine worker despite its promise of increased'mechanization and better working and living conditions. CONTRACTORS ARE CHARGED WITH CONSPIRACY VANCOUVER. May Three Vancouver contractors a father and troo sons were charged Thursday with conspiracy to defraud the federal government on contracts for ship's furniture between. January, 1942, and December, 1944. Arrested were Paul M. Northey. John Northey and their father. James Laird Northey. All are oSicers of MHlwork Industries. Ltd., which manufactured ship's furniture. is not imported to Ger- people are still coasting jn a-oun_ .Jii ii lin I from Poland, Italy- and she Balkan countries. Even Denmark needs Ke i stun? in clothing and what clothes are avail- ?Mer mvs." Swii? Curing! able there are sold at sky-high uls I is beginning to get so Current To pu" an. tightly-rationed cloihes ana J to its feie. had to bearded citi- as .facroiies resume opera- zens. t She "Did anyone ever" tell you how ivonderful you He: I don't think anyone ever did." She: "Then I'd Uke to know I where you get. the A POSSIBLE PREiUEK iFrom an article by Beverley Baxter in Maclean's Magazine; And KO-.V, may I tell you about, the Right Honorable Harold Mac- millan, for he is destined to play a significant role in the future of British political may indeed be the next Conservative Prime Minister. His is 2. strange story, not. without irony and not are Slovak. Clothui: along dance ar. the height of Nazi power. Hessian Fly Is Threat to Crops CHICAGO. May new obstacle to a bumper 1946 wheat. crop is appearing in some sections of the best wheat-growing terri- tory in the United States. _- T T In addition to drought damage in without, humanity. Last July he the southwest, the wheat plant is' was GCiCated for the third tune by failing before attacks of the Hes- tne good Jburghers of Stockton on gjoj, >iv in parts of Kan: Tees. Thev did it to him in 1923 and then in 1929. When they did it again in 1945 Macmillan, unlike Mrs. Micawber. said he had enough. shall not contest Stockton again." he said. He did not mind their dissembling their love, but he ob- jected to being kicked downstairs quite so often. At anr rate thev hsd elected him three times (1S24. 1931. 1935> and thrown him out three times, so the score was sll square and honors were even. When I left Eelgravia I never expected to see Harold Macmillan again, because I was going bact to Canada when the war was over and I tie would, of course, make his life in British politics and with the famous Imbhshing firm founded by his family. But ocidlv enough Macmillan. went to Canada, "too, as ADC to _the Dioke of at Kideau He was 24 Years of age, tall, developing a Ouida mustache, solemn on dutv and amusinglv witty when he wasn't. Now the Duie had some very at- tractive voum daughters, and part of an ADCTs fob is to make "nimseU Kansas and Missouri, grain trade reports dis- closed yesierday. As ravages from the insect are confined to a relatively small territorv. But in some areas more ttiar- half the crop has been, ruined. Hessian fly resembles the mos- quito m appearance. The fly, carried over consider- able distances by wind, lays its eggs on the upper surface of wheat j leaves. When these eggs hatch, in the spring1, the resultant larvae at- I tack new shoots. The wheat plant 5 weakens and falls Christies Biscuits socially pleasant, gathered that, as Macmillan had a You will have a guardsman, stem sense of O.C Liberals Plan For Next Election Br JAMES McCOOK press Staff Writer} LONDON. May Cable) liberal party in convention yesterday opened debate on the re- construction of the party by which the liberals hone to bring it back i to its fonner political glory. Presi- dent Lsdy Violet Bonham-Carter. told cheering delegates that the i party's "funeral" was not yet. j Hundreds of delegates gathered' dutv. which caused him to make j in. Friends" House, a Quaker estab- hiniself so pleasant to the Duke's familv that he became engaged to thp Youthful Ladv Dorothy Caven- dish. lishment. and. vigorously debated sweeping changes in the party's organization which had been sug- gested by a reconstmction commit- Quite outside of the fact chat tee. There now are 12 Liberal mera- I ?r in love with each other j bers in the house of commons. it what is known as a good Bonham-Carter said the marriage Harold Macmillan had I 1945 election had not been lost on an Eton scholar, an Exhibi- j the question of liberalism, but be- -sr -ptaUinl with first-class cause as a party the Liberals haa failed through lack of funds, ma- chinerr and other material means. to present an effective alternative j to the government. It now was de- I termined to put its house in order i tioner at Bailiol. with first-class honors in Moderations, while his wife was a member of one of the ruling families, with all the politi- cal and social affiliations which that implies. MacuuHan resigned as ADC anc came back to Britain, .where he j went into civilian life. Merely to cortiDlete the record. I came back j I J to England about the same time t Vx. but did not run across Macmillan until many years later, when we found ourselves colleagues in the House of Commons. and to be ready for the next fight. Church Meeting Dates TORONTO. May I conference of the United Church of Canada will be held in May and! June. it. was announced. j Western opening dates and place i of meeting are: i British Columbia. St. Andrew's, Political life is an unpredictable thins-- Men have stood for years on the doorstep of No. 10 Down- ing Street and never been able to open the door. Stanley Bald- win knocked at the door and was mado Prime Minister at once. For j five years Neville Chamberlain was j ing for "Baldwin to move out. Yet for 20 vears the neighbors have been Easing that the handsome Mr. Eden was certain to come to live in their street. __________________ To change the metaphor. Haroid j Macmillan was a 500-to-one out- t _. sider for the Tory leadershin after j Holiday his defeat last July. Todav he j _ is not worse than five to one. There ALaSRa JKoaO. we shall leave him. but I have a j _________ suspicion that this is not the last! EDMONTON', Mav X7 time I shall write about the j Bmnpmg aiong the Alaska highway in the next bed whr> talked politics -n be the to take his mind oJf the pain of his tortured body. gina. May 30: Manitoba. "Winnipeg.! June 5 to lit Ontario. London Cen- tennial Church, London. May 28- 31. ing.' "I like that dress you're wear- planned by Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Brane. Cato. N.Y., but they're go- i ing to run into a dead end in Ed- j monton. The Alaska highway traffic con- i_-_J.i_ i (f-jf for cool rooms where some extra heat is required be used conveniently lr. room Made nuh n.ors! base chromium-; Each Third Floor Eaton's "Diamond E" Special Quality and Commercial Quality Beef PRIME RIB ROASTS, pound ............................38C SIRLOIN TIP ROASTS, pound ...........................4Qc BLADE ROASTS, pound .............................24c ROUND BONE ROASTS, pound 23c CROSS RIB ROASTS, pound 27c RUMP ROASTS, pound .......................................35c ROUND STEAKS, pound .....................................37c CUBED STEAKS, pour.d 39c Pork Sausage, pound Commercial Sausage 2 pounds Commercial Sausage Meat, pound LEGS OF LAMB, pound ...........................v...........42c SHOULDERS OF LAMB, pound .........................24c BREAST OF LAMB FOR STEWING, pound ........15c EATON C WES-TEWIS) BRANCH STO RE SAURKRAUT..............2 pounds 29C VISKING WEINERS........pound 28C KWSPAPERl Main NEWSPAPER! ;