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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1946 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD PAGE ELEVEN Highlights In The News Brien, was commissioned in a brief formal ceremony at Halifax. A nine-day strike by employees ol 19 Montreal windour-cleaaing firms ended after agreement vras reached on a neur two-year con- tract' cluing a three-cent-per- hour urage increase. The second oceaa-goicg patrol Chief Justice J C. McHuer. ad- ship of the Hoyal Canadian Mount- dressing: a Toronto club ed Police, marine section, the Mac-} urged extension of organized aoult education svsteois on a Dominion- wide basis as an aid to the reclama- tion of youthful offexiders- Angus J. Cameron. 18, who plead- ed guilty to three armed robberies, sentenced ov Judge Armand Cloutier in Montreal to three con- secutive three-year prison terms. "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" GcorrespSnct 5? school branch of the Alberta de-; pannvent of education was an- nounced in Edmoaioa by Bduca- iioa Minister Ansiey. A committee of overseas chap- lains recommended at private meeting ia Toronto thai Canadian auihoriiies commandeer unused rooms in large houses for homeless people. Sixteen carloads of dehydrated potatoes left P-EO. for the British occupation forces at Hamburg, Ger- many. This shipment., valued at represented bushels of raw potatoes. The Amsterdam stock exchange permitted dealings in shares Friday for the first time sines the libera- sales were zero. Police of Listowel, OnU have charged Miss Ruth Parrish. 19. of Listowel. with concealment of birth after garbage workers found the bobv of a baby boy in garbage sent to the Lisiowel dump. business, 31 of them in Calgarj-, retired as inspector for Alberta of jhe Canadian Bank ol Commerce, ESots to conciliate the dispute between the Hotel and Restaurant ESap'byees' Union and nine Cal- eary hotels have failed, and ma- chinery to arbitrate the issue is now being up. Three-vear-old John Charles Car- penter died" of strangulation at Long Point, HL, after he put a handful of hard com kernels in his mouth. Several kernels 'lodged in his eso- phagus. MacDonald Millard, chairman of the tourist and roads committee of the Calgary Board of Trade: Aid. Beg. G. Smith, vice-chairman, and Dave Lavden, assistant secretary of the board, have been named dele- gates to attend the provincial tour- ist conference in Edmonton. Alex Edglev. former R.C.AF. ob- server with Coastal Command, -eras granted an emergency house in Montresls' west-end Cote St. Paul by the Montreal Department of Social Welfare and Wartime Hous- ing -Limited alter members of the Canadian Legion picketed his sub- urban Verdun flat for two days toj prevent his eviction. of the touring Vancouver- bound Canadian cruiser Uganda has been given a real old-fashioned workout in canvas. Makeshift sails from, three large awnings were rig- ged to the steel masts and the big cruiser sailed- around Cape Horn. ONCE AND FOR ALL "JUST IUB n HT BUNION SALVE AT AU. DKUCGIVS Agriculture Minister Gardiner said in Ottawa in the commons he had annroved an advertisement to apoeaf'in the -newspapers to im- press upon the public the need lor food conservation. Eighteen new cases of infantile uaralvsis were reported in Sydney as medical men sought to stem an outbreak of the disease which they described as the worst in the city's history. A publisher of SudburyVs first newspaper the old Sudbury Journal, a Col. William J. Cressey, 73. died in hospital. He had lived in Sudbury since 1893. COUNTESS DIES STEWKLSY, Scotland. May Countess of Orkney, the former Connie Gilchrist of the vaudeville stage, died at her home Tyihe House. Lord and Lady Ork- ney had been marrie d53 years. YOUR home... you build or buy and haye only part of the funds required, the balance may be obtained: 1. If You Are by a National Housing or Regular Mortgage Loan. 2. If You Are by a Regular Mortgage Loan repayable in monthly or quarterly instalments. Information Gladly Furnished on Request THE FORSTER AGENCY Sherlock Buildlnr, Lethbridge, Alberta. THE Phone 2793 MUTUAL 11FE m. T OF CANADA Head Office Waterloo, Ontario Ten Runners NELSON AND HOGAN TRAIL, GOLF TOURNEY Byron Nelson Hogan, the! BALTIMORE ex-Texans picked to battle it out} field 'or todays 56th runniBg ol for first money ia Houston's stakes was cut to 10 golf tournament of champions, were nf doing just that today out not o.. Jeadin? the field. Amateur Prask Bosaar stables Siranhan of Toledo. O- who can't. P. Bohn and P. A. Markey of De- taie any of the cash awards, held golcg. into the third scratching of the three-year- shot a three-ur.der-jwr old left the gross ralue of the 68 yesterday to surge iwo strokes In 1 ssile classic at 139. S and the betting -sras about even that foo; commit the same "marder" R.A.F. VETERAN WINS OVER 11. Faulkner, 33-year-old E.AP. veteran, von the Dudaip- Southpert golf touraaiment with an aggregate of 295 Friday me DicJc Burton, open, champion, vbo sails for the United SUtes sexfc ureek, skidded urith a lusty 81 for final 18 holes. Bsrton's score !a tJie 72-ho> a 303. disaster at Frank caused, he thought, by an earthquake. Hearing of the widespread de- struction in the wake of the Frank Slide, Ned Morgan's first thought was of his friends the Graham bovs. He was told that they, and ail their belongings, were buried under tons of rock. to a tie for fourth olace at 140 with Fred Haas. Jr.. of New Orleans. Won't Take Part Dominion Soccer VANCOUVER. May cot withdrawing from the EWmin- ton FooibaU Association. British Columbia soccer teasss win not en- ter the EcminSon championship series this year, it; wss decided Fri- day night. A resolution to this effect was passed at a meeting of club dele- sates from the coast. ar.d district league clubs with Ihe B.C. Soccer Commission. Victoria clubs also endorsed the resolution. SPORT NOTES Figures Back Up Montgomery of the Liv- erpool Football Club were passen- gers on the liner Queen Mary, which arrived here Wednesday, on their way to New York where they will play their first North American ex- tibition, game of soccer with a pick- ed Mew York eleven. soccer officials were divided in their reaction on Thursday to a Winnipeg report that the Manitoba Football Association is considering formation of a West- em Canada association, separate! from the Dominica Football Asso- ciation. The MJF.A. has withdrawn from the D.F.A. TORONTO. May i on the strength of German units i lacing the- American ____ Appointment of A. S. "Tremaln Anglo-Ca- of Montreal es chairman of the nadian forces hi Normandy during Davis Cup commiuee to arrange for i June and Julv. 1944. demonstrate j staging of the Canada-Mexico Cup that Field Marshal Viscount Mont- j tie r.ext month was announced Wen- gnmerv accomplished his ourcose of cesday from the office of C. W. holding powerful German forces EC Leslie, president of the Canadian Caec. while the Americans made j Lawn Tennis Association. their end run through Britanny. j Matthew Halton. CBC corerspon- MANITOBA CANNING dent, said in a dispatch. I "DA CAIWUIU Halton said the figures, taken i CROPS from Lord Montgomery's privately- Photo; Herald Engraving. The "old ball game" Is attracting youthful Lethbrizige boys, and girls, too, these May days. The Herald's roving cameraman recently snapped the picture above. Top a group of keen lads in action on the playing field, and In the second snap we meet Jimmy Derby and Marilyn Andrews ready for the next play. ECHO OF THE FRANK SLIDE CBy MARY L. MACDONALD) PRACTICALLY every newspaper and magazine in Canada has, at one time or another, pub- lished the story of the Frank Slide. All the main details have been given over and over, bat tbs little incidents arising from the slide have not had much publicity. It was my privilege recently to Creston Lions Club 5TH ANNUAL BLOSSOM CARNIVAL Friday and Saturday May 17-18 In the NEW CIVIC CENTRE BUILDING See Creston Valley at Blossom Time See The Mammoth Blossom Parade See The Crowning of the Blossom Queen See The Prettiest Show in Western Canada See You in Creston at the Lions Carnival listen to a couple of real oldtimers discussing the disaster and they told this story. The Graham brothers lived on a farm adjoining the property of the Canadian American Coal Company. They worked in the mine and farm- ed as a side line. But ia the spring of 1903 they decided to establish a dairy business. The population of Frank was rapidly increasing and there was a market for dairy pro- ducts right at their door. John Graham was delegated to ride around to the ranches in the foothills and buy all the milk cows available. He set off and approach- ed the farm of one Ned Morgan. This was on the 28th of April. Morgan was plowing, but. when circulated book "Normandy to the Baltic." were a "complete answer" to the charge of Halph Ingersoll in. his book "Top Secret" that the bat- tle of Caen was a Tha CBC coreispondent quoted on German forces from the Montgomery book: Ansio- June 15 June 25 June 30 July 10 Halton American Front Divis- ions Tanks 70 -190 J.i 140 2 ISO added that Canadian ions "WINNIPEG, May ruin came to vegetable gardens, causing a loss of thousands of dol- lars, by frost devastation across a. wide section of the prairies early j Friday. Forty-mile-an-hour gales, with gusts up to 43 miles an. hour, snow and frost destroved early veget- ables, levelled shrubs and peren- nials and damaged fruit trees over _ i a. wide area in Manitoba. iaiu.5 Saskatchewan and Alberta.. ACE-TEX SHINGLES Vhen you Ace-Tex Glacier Green bring: Nature's own attractive beauty to vour roof. The outstanding mineral surface en these shineles is mined from the mount- ains of B.C. and applied in its true natural state. Thus, being natural in color, they are unsurpassed in beauty and endurance. For better roof protection, fewer repair bills and lower insurance insist on Ace-Tex Asphalt REMEMBER it more to have a better roof. THE ACE-TEX were much the same July" and "speak for themselves. reported frost damage, but it was believed that grain crops escaped i Beyond being set" back ia 6 610 i jts 'growth, wheat should not be the "figures much affected. all through] Ten degrees of frost at Winnipeg Aconsti Board th Fibre Board Brick Siding Aiphclt Shingles F i b r e x Roll Roofing Building Build Better the ACE-TEX Un CANADA ROOF PRODUCTS Error 731 Years Ago Rectified early today resulted in destruction I of approximately 80 per cent of the i early vegetable" crops in the Red i j Rirer garden centre of Manitoba. j Crops, which should have been! ready for market about June 10. now will be delayed at least three weeks. LONDON. error 01 a'medieval scribe 731 years aeo was rectified in the house lords Thursday in a decision to delete the "h" from the "Chnrta." Henceforth the document sign- ed by King John as the 5r5t step toward parliamentary rights in England will be offi- cially referred to as "Magna Carta." Decision to alter the word in the bill followed an explana- tion by the lord chancellor. Lord that the men who forged King John's signature at the point of the sword at Runny- mede referred to the document as TO SET UP COMMITTEE PROBE INDIAN AFFAIRS OTTAWA. May Minister Glen has given notice of a motion which would establish a parliamentary committee to inves- tigate and inake recommendations on Indian affairs. The committee RUSH FOE BUTTER PHILADELPHIA. May Butter came back to Philadelphia in tons Thursday and 15.000 men. women and children stormed his- toric Reading terminal market to get their a pound a oerson at 55 cents ceiling price. Southern Alberta Distributors Canada Hardware Ltd. 907-915 Second Ave. S. Fhoae us for your "LUSTERLITE" ATLAS LUMBER CO. LTD- 1602-3rd Avenue South. _____ _, __ ___ _______ ___ ______ would have powers to anpoin; sub- John Graham rode up and stated committees to denl with specific j for wit- his business, he unhitched his team and caught his saddle pony. As he expected to soon continue his plow- ing, he left the team in the barn, with the harness still on them. .-Make Deal Morgan and Graham rode off to the cow pasture, where, after some dickering, the latter agreed to buy two cows with their young eslves. Morgan helped drive the stock. It was a difficult task as the trail out to the highway was through thick brush and the cattle wandered into it. As soon as the men had one cow and calf safely on the trail and headed in the right direction, thej other famiiy group would be dis- covered half way back to pasture. So much time was being wasted that they decided to only take two animals to tne Graham place that day. and to come back later for the others. The one cow and calf proved to be even more trouble than had been anticipated, and it was quite late when the men reached John Gra- ham's home, tired and hungry. After supper it was suggested that Morgan remain all night. All the Graham boys could offer him was a couple of blankets in which to roll up on the floor, but even the floor looked good to him. He had taken off one shoe and was tugging at the other when he suddenly jumped to his feet and called. "Boyf. I can't stay after all. team is still in the bam, harnessed." Well, no farmer worthy problems and could call nesses and documents as evidence. NEWSPAPER PKICE UP TORONTO. May 11. ff> The Giobe and Mail, loronio's morning daily newspaper. Friday an- nounced an increase in price for street sale from the present three cents to Sve cents a copy. Delivery to homes by carrier boy will cost 25 cents a week. TVHEAT SUPPLT St-TM OTTAWA, May vis- ible supply of Canadian wheai in North American positions at nighc May 2 approximately one- quarter the volume held on the cor- responding date last year, the Do- minion Bureau of Statistics report- ed. Total 'or this year was 935 bushels, compared with 228 last year. nasr.e intentionally neglects his. stock, so he started off on his 13' mile trip, reaching home about daylight. His horses were given immediate attention, when, as he was walking to his house, he noticed a peculiar cloud in the western sky. "They are in for a terrible storm up the he said to him.veir, "1 am lucky to be home." Luckier Than He Knew HP was far luckier than he knew. About noon that day a rider called in at his house and told him of Use HtJGE LUMBER MERGER TORONTO, May 000.000 merger of British Columbia lumber interests is being negotiat- ed by a group headed by B. P. Tay- lor, "nromireni Toronto financier, the Financial Post said ir. a news- paper story. The paper said that firms under- stood to be included in the negotia- tions are the Cameron Lumber Company, of Victoria. Hammond] Lumber Company, of Hammond. Industrial Timber Mills. Limited, or j of the Youbou. and the Vancouver Cedar NUT SHELL- Hatvkinson ROLLING RADIUS flAWKINSON TREADS ONLY Hawkinson Treads are cured to the short cirde roiling radius. and Spruce Company. RESUME OPERATIONS CRANBROOK. j opening of the Gold Creek road for heavy trucks this week has resulted in Immediate resumptian of opera- tions of the Cranbrook Sawmills plant in Cnanbrook. and the Gold Creek Logging Company camp near Baker Mountain, both operated by the Creston partnership of Don Burns and Alfred Farstad. compltshed without curing the tread sur- face Flat and Short at the same time. tfw Ifemsnl Trwrf ftaMy explain thii TOM'S TIRE SHOP 518 Fifth Street S. Lethbridge Exclusive for Southern Alberta Phone 2223 SPAPESJ ;