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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta Irtbbrtftgr WeatKer YAKIAKK LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, MAY 13, 1946 14 PAGES Y IN COMPLETE COLLAPSE V BREAKS DROUGHTFa.il To Agree For Big show Seeding Near Finish Over South Speedy Trial Argu- es not corn- ay to bunal ,el for lais. that to try ounts as untn or, Jos- e argu- ty" and i ce thai i "utterly ing the! crimes against is exer- possess ,FT e Ham- trial in torso- y judge )f theft h from HerrJd's First 1946 Crop Wind Take Toll Today the Herald's first monthly eroo report of the present season is brightened by reports of wet snow over the whole of Southern Alberta, breaking a period of drought that was causing; real concern. It is honed additional moisture will that the topsoil will be soaked down to the sub-sur- face moisture. Up to Mon- day tnornin- .21 of moisture had been recorded at Lethbridje. bringing the total for May to At Foremost in the deep southeast -where moisture was urgently needed J5 had fallen up to 8 o'clock, bringing the total for May to .29. Foremost sot .79 in April and Lethbridge .51 in that month and .21 in March. The long-term average precipitation for May here is 1-52. Half an inch of moisture is reported from Nanton. Good Germination Herald correspondents report seeding of cereal crops practically j completed with sufficient moisture i to insure good gernunatioa. Soring I wheat is up or coming through the ground in good shape although ram or snow in Quantity is neeced la keep it crowing. Winter wheat and rje wintered well but a succession of lush winds have taken tneir toll battering the greening Seids in some areas. Winter wheat is ma- turing too rapidly and will be a lisht crop Considerable spring wheat acreage has been blown our, this spring and some re-seeding has been, necessarv. Much of the acre- age affected by "wind and drought will now come back with plentiful Mai moisture. A gooc soaking rain would be a boon to all farm crops arid rangelands and change the wnols crop situation now at a enti- cal stage j The acreage to wheat Is increased and the Japanese people are not j orders and directives of the Allied j from 5ve to 10 per cent, and there t. smoke and flame (top> preliminary test at the ig grounds. "White Sands, was made approximately let as it rose from, the the test, the V-2 was short distance when its radio control, from the iks exploded on impact. The bottom photo shows the crater made by the exploding fuel tanks. In the big tests, the rocket will carry about tons of alcohol and liquid oxygen, fuel as a. part of the total weight of ap- proximately 14 tons. The war-head of the V-2. which can. carry almost a ton of explosives, will instead carry scientific instrument The first firmg on May 10 wul begin a. senes of 25 rockes firings for research and development purposes. Don't Have To Obey -r -t- -f -r PAN DIDNT SURRENDER DNDITrONALLY TO ALLIES spy GORDON' LUXAX Alleged head of Russian agents in Canada, irdav elected for speedv trial and will Ukeiy appear May 31. bound to obey that ordei.' THOUGHT OTHERWISE Japan's top statesmen. Kiyose said, agreed to surrender in the belie! they would not oe prosecuted as war criminals The lawyer declared that in the surrender last September Japan recognized that she would obey powers but only those in accordance with the Potsdam, acclamation. Mr. Keenan turned to the surren- der ultimatum prepared by the _ lies s.i the Potsdam conference last Jdly to support his argument. Ee read from paragraph six. "There must be eliminated for all King Sails For London are some reports of Increased potato acreage. Farmers who are through seed- ing are summerfallowing fields for crop vepr. HEAVY FROST Sixteen degrees of frost at Leth- bridge snd similar readings in otivr Lunan Trial For 11 I Ul 1TIUJ V I OTTAWA. May Gordon Lunan. 30. alleged "head" of a cell of Russian ajrsnts, today elected speedy trial before a. countj court judge on espionage charges. Tentatively, his date of trial wns set May 31. He was the fifth to licet speedy trial, among 12 persons charged here with. influence j areas on Friday morning last sen- and ously froze considerable sugar beft. into' acreage, and an estimated 1.000 i Kivose. taking a different view seeded. Seed for this acreage is of the declaration, said that under, available. Taentv-nine thousard its terms the Allies could prose- i acres of beets of the total of 31 000 cute all war criminals guilty of vio- J seres Contracted have been planted. latmg accepted laws and customs j Thinning ooerattons u-ere just be- of war BUD he argued no provision j ginning ana this work will be de- was made for charges included in j layed bj snow With Japanese and the present indictment which hold i P.O.W labor assured, help for beet j the defendants responsible for m- i fields will be available this season. i citing war and for mistreatment of i Pastures and hav In Ontario supreme court Chief Justice J. C. McRucr lis- tened sa argument By defence counsel for chance of venue or adjournment of the hearing: of Edw.an! TV. MazeraH. The chief justice declined. both. FIRST TO APPEAR Jktazerall was the iirst to appear among a group of alleged agents in. a Riasiari nptwort were to be arraigned this morning A SQ-jeaj-Qld native of Frederic- ton. Mazerali faces two charges of j breaking the official secrets act ana But British Cabinet Mission. Still Has Hopes of Compromise SIMLA. India, May British cabinet mission, admitting failure of an eight- day conierence with Moslem and Hindu leaders on independ- ence for India, made it plain today it still has hopes of solv- ing the problem. The confer- ence ended in complete break- down yesterday. Two Jvlnt- ly by the cabinet mission, the Moslem League and the Con- gress Party; the other by the cabinet mission reason far the It seemed apparent, however, conference had foundered on, de- mands of the Moslem League for an independent Moslem state bitterly opposed by the Congress Party, which favors an. India unified at least insofar foreign affairs, defence and com- munications are concerned. The communique br the mission said the conference had not "led to any agreed, plan between the leaders of the Congress and the Moslem. League." It added, however, the breakdown "does not in any way bring to an. end the mission with which -we were charged oy His Majesty's gov- eminent and tne British, neople." The statement added the mission. and the viceroy. Lord Wavell. would I go to Delhi tomorrow and would J issue a statement in a few days on. i "the steps to be taken." i The joint communique by the I missis the KTO Indian factions said. "No use would be served by further discussions and Ehac there- fore the conference should he brought to a conclusion." The sudden end to the negotia- tions was a shaking to the Indians, manv of whcm. had ex- pected a quick transition from a country under British control to one where the Indians would hold full sway. Representatives of tne All-Indian. Congress and the Moslem- League had met here for eight days Tito. the three-man British cabinet dele- gation, and hopes for a settlement had .Suetussed with almost, every move of the various delegations. A formal communique, issued Ijy the cabinet mission, the Moslem League and the Congress Partv said: "After considering views put forward by the two the conference has come to the coir- clusion tha; no use would be served by further discussions and that PAIL TO AGREE (Continued oa Page Two.) time the autnonty and luimeuL-e areas on .FTiaav morning insL sen- of those who have deceived and i ousiy froze considerable sugar beft i one. conspiring to that: act. rg misled the peoale of Japan into acrease. and an estimated 1.000 aelerce counsel, w embarking on world conquest. i acres of beets will have to be re- sald the widesnread adverse DUD- i AILed peoples. NBW YORK. May Minister Mackenzie Kinz arrived to- vv day from Ottawa en route to Lon- don for the Commonwealth confer- flrrfW ences Mr. King sails tonight aboard the Queen. Marv. him were Xorman Robert- son. under-secretary of state: A. A. Gardiner, general oassenger traffic manager of tne Canadian National Railwavs. and others of the Prime Minister's personal staff. ?.lr King had ro'hing to say to reporters except that he was pleased to have such a pleasant dav for his sailing Ee plans to remain in seclusion for the remaincer of the dav. EQUALS PITT'S RECORD OTTAWA, May Mackenzie Kirg left on fie Loss Manitoba Gardens moisture but along the foothills grass is good Livestock is in cood shape and lambir.g is proceeding, with a good increase reporters Seeding of cannery crops has been said the "widespread pup licity and its effect rn the people of the county of Carleton supported his aoca! for a change of venue Where the accused was a former emolovce. consideration ven fo "ne fact thst so of these people .ight said he make application in the case at Sqdn. Ldrs. F. W. Poland and M. S- The chief justice then considered a lengtbv affinavit from Mr. Hughes Newspaper clippings were attached to :t. proceeding in the irngated dtetnca hc fmished. Mr niches wita a normal acreage planneo t ,d f f-orts get lnformation Some commercial mustara acreaj ns f the common- WINNIPEG. Mav 13 G" Manitoba Vegetable and Potato Growers association estimated to- day that 3150.000 worth of garoen been destrojed by was blown out and will have to be re-seeded Reports from Herald correspond- ents follow fa t conferences and clvU LUNAN" TRLiL on Page Two.) Notorious Camp Sentenced, Hang DACHAU, Germany. May 13. general military court today sentenced 58 operators of the "notorious Mauthausen ex- termination camp to Three others were given life terms. The 61 defendants were sen- tenced after the L'nited States court found them guilty of mur- dering thousands of victims im- prisoned by the Nans perse- cution campaigns. The court called the defend- ants one by one to bear their doom. This parade lasted. 45 minutes. SEEDING IS (Continued on Bacfc Page.) All radish, lettuce, cabbace. cauh- Sowers and beet plants aoove Around had been ruined and all will re-seeded, the associa- i NEWS BULLETINS London Sun- tion resorted after a. survey. All sons on tion of schoois rith the of In- ower to Indian Battle- isrst ieg OI Jus trip to London Sun- "on renoriea aiier a survey. AU day on v hich he eoualled planting had been retarded by three nolifcal record of the younger to four weeks and prospects of earh From Pet Still at Large Llke tbe famous British Prime ter. Mr. King had today served his country as government leader spring vegetables were "verv slim" Around Morden. in souta centra! NEW YORK, Mav Manitoba and the province's fruit i more anile belt, all cultivated and fruit than pursuing, persninng nohctmer. NOT GUILTY TO SPV CHARGES OTTAWX May tC.P.) H. S. Gerson. 43. former mnnitjons department today pleaded not guilty to a. charge of conspiracy, in connection with a Russian network of agents, ana Edward MazeraH, 30. former National Research Council engineer, pleaded not sojtty to a charge of conspiring to break the Official Secrets Act and to two others of breaking that act. The on the conspiracy count -will tomorrow moraine, for 18 years 11 months and three tree "olosroms were destroved and itj still at large tcdaj in davs i was extremely doubtful whetner any 5 Manhattan. i Pitt served from Dec 23 1733 uti- i vould be harvested this >ear.' The tinv were the last til March 17, 1801 and from Mar i Sapennterdent W R Leslie of i fugitives auionK some 100 who es- 15- to Jan- 23- lpos K111? Morden experimental farm said caped from a pet snop Saturday hranet >aid he the present peonies j Even the rhubarb hardiest of j plants, had suSerea damage. Fluid Milk Subsidy I Is Separate Matter OTTAWA. Mav V i currsnt of two cents a quart ion the retail price of fluw milk: is in ro way connected with subsidies I Huge Volume Of .Seed Distributed Indian ituency should EDMONTON. Mav tPe quanti- ty of registered ara ccrn'jea seeds i which are under discussion between have been owtnouted this season! iif .__. _ f__________ do-vn fire escapes One of three appear'-'d briefly Jast night in a rcstaisrant kitchen when he spurned an offer of French fried ootatoes and carrots ard left -he alace The pet yhop said he r-ad i left a skv-ieiht open frr hi.- mocr- ins pets in thp Use> 11 get corns BLAST TOUCHES OFF SOARING FIKE IOWA TOWN WAL'KCN. la. May (A An explosion, consoared by one witness tc an atomic bomb Wast, touched off today a roaring gaso- line fire fed by some of high octane motor and aviation fuel. Fire from Waukon and four neighboring towns the blare which threatened about hslf of this northeast Iowa. First reports -were that no one was injured. Four hours after the explosion the fire was said to be out of "control. INDIAN ARRESTED; FACES MURDER CHARGE LONDON. Ont.. May Leslie Hill, 31-year-old Brant- ford Indian. late today was arrested at Frome, west of Thomas. Police he would be charged -srjUi the murder of his wife, bode of two weeks. Hiil ?ave himself ap to Ontario prOvtncia! police five hourx after his wife died from stab wounds at a cabin on the Chippewa Indian Reserve 25 miles west of London. nave oeen aisinouiec snis season j r'lfTt 1W XTTH7C p-.ocucers ard the govern-S through the Alberta Crop Improve-' UNfc, LnlLD 111 Klilt. pnces board Oiuciais said j mer.; as was the case 1C IT I rriTIB Indian ment today. year> A M wiJson, crops The nroducers recentlv lodged j commiEsiorer. said Saturday coino'-aints with the government' rcr these bas a reduction IS ILLEGITIMATE _ i which was effective May 1. The subSJCies, which reverted from xnr.- CALGARY. Mav _in suosicies greai in certain instances that the of every n're chjldren borr DEMAND AND NEW TOKYO. May 13. (A-P.i Commnniit-led demonstrators waving red banners, thrust through the gates of the imperial palace com- pound to demand food and a change in political leadership bat Socialist leaders today said their final efforts to form a left-win? cabinet had failed. or 1ter lo summer rates, are naid by OU--O.- i awririiltjira! ridriarfmo-it should of Alberta Seed Gro-srers has been urabie to obtain suffi- cieni quantities or seed lo fill all agncultura! department. The j orders SttO-cent snhFidv. on the other har.d i _________________ is a pnces board paid I throusn commodity pnces sta- j bihzation board. FOLK BLRNED TO DEVTH ared to ne wa> ter ob- he In- treaties d been Kh the GIANT PANDA ARRIVES POOL, England. May 17-month-old giant panda named Unity, flown from her na- tive China on a top priority basis, arnved here Saturday on her way to the London zoo Umtj is a of the Chinese government to Bri- tain. ADRIAN, Mich, Mar Four "teen-agers -were burned to death Saturday when their automobile ran out of control and caught fire as it crashed into a railroad car on a siding near hers. The victims were Joe Acostas, 17, Ignacio Trcvino, 17; Alma Converse, 17, and Doris Greernan, IS. all of this area. garv last jear was ae- cordir.g to trw J945 annua! report of Dr W H Hi'J mcaical officer of health, who the situation j was an "acute social problem There was a o'f birtnf in me cuv :asl >ear arc of that1 njmber 267 jr.cluoirg six sets of twins, were ule-gitimate which uas' an increase of 61 in comparison with the jlleg.tiniate births in 1944. The statistics ir.clucea in the re- port showed that 153 illegitimate babies were born to countrj women and 114 to citv and of the 267 births 217 uere first babies and 52 were second or subsequent AsK FOR COMPETENT CIVIL SERVANTS HYMILTON, Ont, May an honorary decree from ZWcMaster Cmversily here today. Finance Minister Ifeley asked for competent civil service recruits and held out the prospect of better pay in the public service. LEAVES TEHRAN WHEN NO AGREEMENT REACHED TEHRAN, Iran, May Ptshcyari, "premier" of the dissident Azerbaijan province, left Tehran today and sources close to the central government said no agreement had been reached. has been negotiating with Iranian officials in secret for several days. BRITISH TROOPS BEGIN EGYPT EVACUATION CAIRO. Ma> Minister SidKy Pasha stated in the Egyptian senate tonight that the evacuation of barracks ra Egjpt by British troops had begun. S ;