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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 11, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD SATURDAY, MAY OO_ LTD. rropristors sad PubHshets IZt Etxm SS. S, i.-ettoiiece, W. A. BUCHANAN JOHN TORSASCE Business B. G. LOXG THE WEEK IN THE NEWS Russia continues to be just as dif-j ficalt ss ever :a international re-a-! Little Things Count PICKED UP IN PASSING iji TSS BCSY READER ___ ness as meaning much, but, none the less, they dOj Maaitoba benefitung cr'STmcre be- j count, in the truth that a tiny spark can create a great j by approximately per Therefore thc importance of little through tne AJow- Little things count in life, whether it be for good for evil. Thev mav not be accounted in their little-! is 'PARIS IN THE SPRING' C. R- Secretary- over-estimated. "Take us the foxes, BritJsh an_ 11 the Vines, for Our vines have aouaced, eaecave June I. a 10 per Wise King in his cut to rjie sotal are tender and liable to be! OP CANAMAN csrnc.ua ic lor :ocd by sntisa forces on home remarriage of divorced per-- be made more difficult in] Presbvterian Church of i of a resolution passed in J the general assembly. prejudice and Intolerance, the little foxes that hurt j j her weight arouse, to of Others. These little fOxeS are apt tO i May 7 at of :hf- isrsr she as Secosd Class Ms2. v 7S Y for the like period! should be- in 1945. -The Heroid Saves the South' Spj creep into our lives, and it is well that we should be- subteWla ine" sie ware of them and count the miscMef they are capable appear TO disagree a: every turnj the sugiestwns OI OOlHg. i suu from z tejevsssi -po turn 10 the Other SiQC OI little things, the little j 1.000 British and American eit rJS'the "changes on! things "Which Stand in Contrast tO What 15 denoted in borne the icajaity cf capitsUsra. ihe! fXA There 8FP the ___ Percy Gleed. vho vss interned by the" Japanese during the said in Vancouver that more thanS citiaens boureouisie "and the exploiters c I: the "little foxes that spoil the There are the CsDt. W. B. Coyte. British repre- in the Manchester Union THAT BODY OF YOURS (JAMBS W. BARTON, comer the! forces of tne Soviet cnicn witn tae __ j mcg. moderz, jujji-a-y equipment. Canada Lane ana irrigation soviet people wish to see their extension will carrv water to the i armed forces even more strong and SufSeld-Eedcliff area. That will j stabilize Medicine Hat and district, j peace." There "Bill be irrigation, too, in j "In the Sast and West the his- the H.tlaw-Travers district and in {he district south of Card- now. ori. j f The stabSisag effect of ir fion will be felt in nearly every sec- tion of South. Alberta in the nest 25 years. ifors and more food factories will corce to this area, and these will bring complementary inaustries. There -will be closer settlement over irifie areas of South Alberta and Siat- mil bring rural er roads and better conditions generally. Lethbridge needs to be on its toes to keep pace with, these de- velopments of the post-war era. The city is growing now. But we need snore local industries. Vfe must be- come iadastry-coBscicus as a com- jfauntcy and. lose no opportanig' to convince iaciustry and capital that fhis js a. gooa place to locate. We must keep rnammering away on the __East. Southern Sak- ________ the Surile Islands will no longer serve as a means of isp- latins the Soviet Union from the a base for a Japa- tins ocean or as nese attack on our Far East, but as a means of direct access of the Soviet Union to the oceaa and as a base for the defence of pur coun- try from Japanese aggression, rrom sow on the free and democratic Polish state is no longer a base for Gencan attack on our western frontier, but oar aily in defence against German aggression. "Comrade Stalin has warned us. however, thas 'in days to come the guard fay aggression, course, they work out special meas- ures right" now which can avert it.' 'Stalin's speech on November 5, "Oae should not forget that mo- nopolistic capitalism is capable of breeding' aggressors. To avert that is unjust in the least is unjust also in much." With ideal weather for road con- struction this spring, good "progress is being made with 1S46 highway projects. Public Works Minister pai- said riicay. Best progress has Germany Broken In Morale______._____ 3v GODFREY; ANDESSOX most of the dust and b-oken bricks.! the twisted iron and aowcerec rub- J- Esra is the face of Germany to- ble. have lust picture of want and destruc- j mounds -on the been cast uo sidewalks. possible. Tet today we tion, power, cturing, high- way, aviation and other develop- ment in Southern Alberta in the nest quarter century. The oadoo's for lethoiidge was never brighter. A Fair Board Tip we're still talking about reviving the Lethbridge fair, it is worth noting what Great Palis is doing. -It will be remembsrea thai prior to 1931 Great Falls had had no fair worth mentioning. Then a group of Great Falls business men conceived the idea of building up the North Montana State Pair. The State helped, tae county helped rarily interrupted by Hitlerite Ger-{ away. many's treacherous attack on the Soviet Union. i "This course envisages the corn-! pletion of the construction of a; classless socialist society and the gradual transition from socialism to communism. I; envisages the solution of the main economic task facing the of over- taking and surpassing the main capitalist countries in respect of economy, i.e_ in regard to industrial production per head of the popula- tion." With the necessity always before him of backing up this type of the ideology of suspicion in the eyes of the Russian people it is littls wonder there is Httle progress being made in either Paris or in the United Nations Council. Former Prime Minister Churchill again this week suggested to the people of western Europe the for- mation of a United States of West- em Europe. He made the sugges- tion in Holland where he had gone to pay a visit and receive the ac- claim of the people whom he had helped to liberate. The difficulty over the peace treaties suggests iSiat some radical step may yet have to be tassn to tnat taxation is a oart ot tee i if living as food 6- i and grain was estimated at more, xigan: it. They speak of low prices tkan j ow nrices were the onlv things i cos; o, or rent- as if low prices were the only things that mattered. And this high taxation, falling mainly upon our middle classes, maAgs our emigration a middle- class loss, cf these And these Canadians going to the United States are not ordinary emi- grants. They are mostly the cream of our country, young professional men seeking higher salaries, young -vrho in this countrv as in anv oth- executives seeking -wider opportun- are and always' have been the ities. Their Joss is great. backbone cf the State. We would What is the trouble-? Chiefly, we j like to think that our young eco- suggest, it is that we steadily rcaice nornists and planners would give Canada an expensive An account of a navy-supervised Australian, New Zeala_nd, British. gambling hall at Pearl .narbor specializing in no-limit craps, blackjack and poker was laid be- fore the U.S. senate war investigat- ing committee by Rear Admiral Austin K. Doyle, deputy inspector general. Premier Constantin Tsaldaris an- country, we should never has an expensive cli- maie: a. long winter "whose sever- King George II to the throne as Those Abandoned Ontario Farms soon as election lists can be re- By R. J. DBACHMAN There are deserted farms in the older sections of the Province of -Ontario. There is an opportunity for the Province cf Ontario. There is an opportunity for tiie young men of Here is the "storv of an Ontario machinery, too difficult to work- It is primarily a pasture farm, with fields which might now and then be for a year or two but only as a means of putting them back into grass. With artificial fertilizers and proper cultivation pastures can be made to produce j much more abundant crops of grass Wilfred J. Fair of suburban Wes- lon. Ont.. was sentenced to seven days in jail after conviction on a charge of driving when intoxicated. Fair, an automobile dealer, is a justice of the peace for Weston and is authorized to sign police in- formations. C. P. McTague, chairman of the bring order out of chaos, and es- tablish 2, condition which would and the city helped, and as 1931 i farm, i know it well. It is the his- than they did in the old cays. tory of the deserted farms of old But it is important to get farms I Ontario Securities Commission, an- Ontario. It wasn't a good farm, a like this into use. Standing alone j nounced cancellation of the regis- river ran across St from east to j they are of little value they car trations of two Toronto brokerage west, a creek went through most I b ._.__. of it. from north to south. It was j j- v timbered and stonv. This settler, was Irish, "his wife was German. They were fine peo- ple, good neighbors, hard workers. I fell ia love with the youngest to preserve daughter when she was six and I was eight. I felt then that life, at the beginning of the great: Western Europe Ss fcaaiy split up -without _her. would be a dreary depression, it happened that the ppw- and eastern Europe is large- waste. ___. they___ be used effectively as parts of other farms, or as communal pastures, used jointly by several farmers. We are bound to move toward larger farm units. methods make this essential. Wage rates are high and may go higher, pro- houses, A. E. DePaima and com- American. French, Netherlands and possibly Portuguese interests, ap- peared as early as his 1943 speeches. Joint defence is a concept in which Canadians have consider- able experience, both in their own regional system and through the war experience of employing forces on several separate fronts in com- bination with others. Joint defence has now almost supplanted older ideas of Imperial defence. It means of being. During the war rears, in spite of the fact that nearly a million of cur men and Bremen were tasen away from gainful occupations, pro- duction hie new peaks, hitnerto undreamed cf. Canada became not merely the greatest exporter of food in the world, but the third world trading nation, and the fourth Of the 37 members, none was bom in British Columbia but constituen- cies frcrn that province are repre- sented on the committee. Breakdown showed 11 were na- tives of Ontario, eight Quebec, three each from Nova Scotia and Eng- land, ttro each from Manitoba, Sas- katchewan, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island and one each largest producer of war supplies in f Alberta" Wales, Ireland and all the United Nations. _ Scotland. Todav, this country which sup- plied nearly 1.000.000 mechanized -llKZfU? t-'i i-iujj-i-Kai OTtnc separate national identity in null- not to gu_s. tarV forces and combined rtfepon- airplanes ana munitions ox e.e.; sibilitv. It has begun to mean co- land for the Alliea armies, can, supply the DStntuDS auu ordination of lines of communica- I eyen .-_ i------ ial defence ever did. 4- fixtures required to per- to finish the miserably few homes under construction. During the war years we had bil- The committee oa Imperial de- j jjons 0{ d0Hars to throw fence, created in London in 1901.; once we hear the old, been an agency to secure j old "Em where is the money igeneity in organization, ma- j going "to corae Ana yet. equipment and training. At j cvervone of us knows that if war the Imperial conference of 1923, j broke out again tomorrow we would when.the principle was laid down i cheerfully find new billions to has been homo terial that each Dominion primarily j finance the destruction tne pany and K, V. Gamble and Cora- j defence'counSs as branches pany, and of the registration of J. i TT I responsible for its "local j enemv. Somehow it doesn't make the political question of centralized j sense. command was finally laid aside.; Of course, the answer one The 1S11 proposal for K. Gamble of Toronto man. The Ayrshire, Scotland. general staff (created in 1906) was forgotten in the 1914- 18 war. The final stage in which laid aside, i Of course, the answer one geiS Dominions' from ail the e-perts is that war is ches of the different. Then the country's iU- ture is at stake. Everyone is Of making mcr.ey for their lives. No- ly under the thumb of the Russians. or te. I have met her only once I more twice in ali_ the_ intervening is no machinery. The 100-acre farm of staff of the United States array Federal Government came along years. They worked hard" on'that wl sS and helped build sorse Buildings i survive in the face of a big eastern built a good house, not cave a place in soeciaiizec! produc- cession o: the" "vfarcais of Ailsa, It -vn -m'nm 251 vn rnit under is war. me iiuai in AJUUI the Dominions under pressure be- body minds taxes, or long or gan to improvise their own wea- money ivnen the nations i and oreanization safety is at stake. m -ae Perhaps they are right. But Br-'cf I fSure OOPS lOuani. in a tneaje wa. riphr. now. Our cown for a couple of years due to Paris Timber was cheap in those tae -irar, tae Great Falls fair is be- peace conference wiii be the cues- manceUng it provided j ing revived, and Manager Dan Taurber says that shortly new grandstand to seat is to be cuilt. A dining roora on the grounds is to be added so that those who want to stay on the grounds all day won't have to exist vn hot dogs. And when these two truild- troops juuaiii. iii u KM tie r K-a'-c row in which the lines of cotnraunlca- is-is facing its most crucial test. Can History repeats: Fifteen years ago Paul Martin as prime minister and Con Fleming as leader of the opposition, battled it out on the floor of a mock boys' parliament. The other night in the house Hon. Paid Martin, as secretary of state, ana Don Fleming, as Progressive Conservative member for Toronto Eglinton, continued their argument time on the citizenship bill. 20 Years Ago From the Files of The Lethbridge Herald. Medicine Hat Liberals have nom- inated Hon. Charles Psngle. the present member in the Alberta legislature, as their candidate in the forthcoming election. The E. It. Carson Saddlery and Leather Goods Company is putting up a new building on Fifth Street. The Lethbridge Northern is dis- tributing alfalfa and sweet clover seed to new settlers on the project. School trustees decided at a last night to add another meeUni last night to add anoiher f j t pnn hanniness and e'cuality of I roora to the high school to take Views of the Press 3! d liLpie? poPu- If it can. then it is about time that .atloa. SCIENTIST AND FARMER (Ottawa it started to do it. If it can't, then it is high time we started looking ings are finished tiie plant wHi be complete and the grounds Trill be used the year round. By that tiTn? tax aid from the county, it is expected, wia no longer be needed. For a project started In the depression years the Great Fails fair has great strides. The. example should be an frspira- tica to Lethbridge, at low. wages facture war materials in them. The adopted in Blaclepool, England, fey better contact with fanners by get- isn't a very satisfactory one. the annual conference of the Dis- on the spot their prac- We ought to be proud of historical boundaries and Ger- tributive Workers tical problems. of those abandoned farms. This is sound sense. Sitting on a Rhineland covers two routes which have been historical invasion paths. The peace conference must decide whether these areas will be separ- ated from Germany and if so. how they will be inter- national commission, by new local governments, by Prance or one of the other powers or by some other means. France wants to own the Saar coal mines regardless of vhat bp- j poses in this day and age of -comes of the territOQ' itself, and it' United Nations. man population -Rrithin these areas. Actually you could- go back into history and find a precedent for almost any western German boun- dary you want to set up. The key- note of the peace conferees' decision. however, will be the fact that no- show how far we have travelled In the years that are gone. Progress is dynamic, old methods pass new ones take their place. Rarely can this be cause for regret. The task is to meet the needs of today not of yesterday. I write of the body is entitled to any land that he Province "of Onta'rio but the facts is going to use for war-making pur- i are apolicable to every province J the I of th.p Dominion, from the Atlantic to the Pacific. Danger of fires to the xrestem forest industries were stressed by Eobson Black, president of the Ca- nadian forestry Ind'sstry in an In- terview in Winnipeg. If a lost square mile of timberlands in 1330 took away from a province. the same fire in 1945 involve And when the new deck is dealt I have a sneaking suspicion that those who held winning cares in this game iaJl fence or on a bale of nay ex- J aren't going fo be cut in. changing views and information is: This country needs rx> waste of time for either the countless consumer goods of every WJiat They Say Father Flanagan, fonnder of Bovs' Town, Omaha, Xeb.: No" boy can do better if he does noi kr.ow better. Education is tninK necessary. However, because a boy i knows better, it coes not follow that "ne will co better. Education needs to be backed by moral pre- cepts and Christian example. And here is where sociaty has missed the mark. Unemployment, sweat- x shops, crowded tenements, r.r.a slum cis'ricis are r.ot right thinking ar.d good I.-.ir.c. T'.'.ty are not evidence of Christ.an ex- air.ple. farmer or agricultural expert. In Britain before the war, "field work" Tor the agricultural wientist was kind. The other nations of the world need everything we can pro- duce in excess of our own needs. encourageri and the farmer often TO fill cur needs alone wculd pro- found on his own doorstep one who i vide work for everyone. There many times-that sum, Mr. Black I knew more about farming than i any reason in the world why explained. 'did. can't have security, happiness, prosperity and full employment In we decide that we need these thincs enough to stt them. Thc only reason v.e haven't got them is because sorr.c people can't see past the ends of their noses. 1 iNEWSPAFERr ;