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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 15, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGB FOUR 'THE LETHBMDGE HERALD WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 1946 XZIHBRXDGE HTgaAi.n LTD. yd Publishers 3X3 Sixth SS. Su. W. A. BTJCHAXAX Director. JOES TOHSASCB Business Manager. H. O. LONG lgr The First Crop Report It is a long way from the of .May to the end of August asj one locks ahead, trying to forecast j what the ore? may be this year cf; IN PASSING for ien years Seer Governor General of Canaca, :n the Loncien Spectator; Since ____country and the country in which he rearesents the Crown. In i, fact, he be most careful not J acquired to do so. Ke mav enjoy consider- the Lrutec; ajjie preside on "his own account FOR THE BUSY C. R- MATTHEWS Secretary. jieraber of so many crop s Warm weather m March is. Great Britain, ons-.rsted when the King visitec the fact that Canada in 1S33. be held on! irj or _ e oi rf (Actiisrised ss Second jClass Mafl. The Herald Serves the practical. estimate :ne rasrase differ- nrisoners in Spanish j arid is ;n lap of the wea- I Great .Brttai tier man. The month of Msy to date hss cooi. windy and-heavy night frosts itave done some damage. Un- -ul Sunday night there liad been sractically no moisture. But there Dominions constitutes an la- provincial ice in the attorney-general's de- The May flowers appesrec. to order this year. Csn't i on that that on the is early in the" crop season. It is the moisture I which from now until the end mro freeze .t.. in the Baltimore Sun. The Captain From China Bv J. H. GRAV plane was approached at as In- status to the Dominions would have frequentlv rhsn has been hitherto been the appointment of a_ Gov- possible. His Majesty should be i ernor and. General of Great Britain far as the Xuis is After all in price control the j iritain able to go to Ottayra or Canberra ThO._3s 90. former Iowa i J con- or Pretoria in order to live ana i newspaper publisher and J 3 first was------------ the -'oliowing rnomins after three plane. vears absence. The second was a The customer was more than THAT BODY OF YOURS (JAMES W. BARTOK. MJX> THE PEHITOXCOSCOTE SHOULD BE fSED No one looks forward to a surgi- cal operation but most patients are willing to undergo operatioa if their physician advises it either to find out "what is causing symptoms or life is threatened. I have sooken before about she. exploratory" incision is which tae surgeon opens tbe abdomen 10 see and feel what, is present aad some- times 10 remove a scaaH piece el tissue to be examined under the jEjcroseoue. This is EOI a dangerous operation but it is called an oper- ation just the same as tisfi same preparation, "inn and care IEUSJ be used as in a large or regular oper- ation. What will appeal to many who fear operation but must find cause of symptoms, is inat trie periioneo- scope offer? a safe method oi ex- amination of the organs of the abdomen. I spoke of this peritoneo- seopic examination just a few weeks ago but apparently there are many who nave not- learned about its tccfullness. I: gives knowledge that enables the physician and sur- geon 10 make their decision as to whether or not operation is neces- sarv or whether othsr methods of treatment will be sufficient. In the previous article Dr. Joseph Caster. Jalv >s bound snd determined to pay: more 'has certain commodities are j wori he can usually find someone to which will count m of the crop. The n is that i genera. i the five nations c: the Common- j 11 wealth. But it should, nevertne- Tse overseas Dominions of 'he Our July Celebration Service clubs other civic- minded orsanizstioriS are hard a: work planning s. Victory celebra- tion for July. In Jane Britain is staging a monster country- wide celebration to mark Victory in the Second Great War. with the Gov- i planning the event There -mr -o We! less: be recognized that, just as the j British anc U -s now ..p .u from Great Britain acquired a. new corjsciousr.ess ana a I can do httie but wait ana wna. j pr. abnormal situation, so j new sense of their importance as th weaker msn b-ines in the absence from the Do- i world Powers. They are sessit An Snjpire-wide appeal will be Coinmonwea 11 n made br the and Chapter of next 100 days. is good reason why Lethtaidge ciu- "zers should get whole-heartedly be- Victory celebration, here. Lethhrifige has never celebration to show our preciatior. of the sscriSce of the DOTS and girls who joined the armed services daring the war and fought the good aga; to a victorious end. Ths July 4-5-5 celebration ma give that opportusisy. Is "B31 bs orabla event if we get behind is as a commuriity. Quite a -An exchange, iaz on Premier Draw's Port Stanley itjeeca. in which he "flefenSed On- tario's action as the conference, says; his ramarks, however. John L, Lewis' Demand We can hardly the U.S. Gov- ernment allowing John L. Lewis' claim on behalf of the United Mine Workers of America that the min- ers' union should be allowed to tax the payrolls of the U-S. coal mines to the extent of seven per cent to build up a health and welfare fund for the miners and their families. This lools very much like an encroachment by a private organ- isation upon the taxation rights of the Government. It is an invasion of the social security plans which governments in the democracies are endeavoring these days to build up for toe betterment of tie welfare and health of the average sadivi- duiL The seven per cent impost about which Mr. Lewis Talks would amount to about a year. That is more than double the whole income of the Government of Alberta- How would the people of the United I would pay the union heads! Mr. Lewis and Mr. Petrilio have pushed the unionism to extreme ia an extrems just as some exploiting industrialists have pushed exploitation of the consum- er to such an extreme that curbs are necessary. It is possible tc foresee, if the Lewis dercsjid were met, that private organisation would eventually replace govera- was not difficult to gather that he, like many others, .is cosrnncea that tae Dominion Government has gov itself into a. bad financial mess and must iavs ail the money it can lay_ tss Sands on to save its face. There naturally has been some reduction in wsr expenditures, nut thei-E has been no attempt at economy in the ordinary costs oi administration. Sather, there nzs been a piling up of these costs, zno. obligations, such as the baby bonus, taken on for vote getting purposes, have been assumed. There 5s no doubt that Federsu finances, after six jesrs of war, are in quite iness. "who would have dreamed in, sar, May, 1939, that Canada today would have a. na- tional debt 01 or more? We would- nave said then that if such a day camr. we would be through, all washed up. But we have fought a since then, enlisted z. million men, put nearly a million more ia. war factories brought the boys home and started them on the way to rehabilitation. We know that we have paid more rr.a-? half the cost of the war out of current taxation because the Federal Government had the forti- tude to pile on heavy taxes while people were earning war-swollen in- comes. We know that we have made big gifts to Britain to enable her to the first line of Defence. We know we have playea a nation a part of which people have reason to be proud, Of course, we could have done as 2Sre back and tried to get rich out of the world's roSer- ing. Our national Snances woula not have been in mess then. Bs that wasn't Canada's way. And so j From the standpoint of we nave a bit of a mess to clean! Kingdom need there could up, as have John Bail and Uncie] argument with that, suggestion. Sam. Jast why Mr. Drew emphasizes the baby he oppos- iis Majestv's absence from the Do- j world Powers. They are unions Is" equally sbnorraal- If to any suggestion that the? ;ev are for contribu- fund lie j needed to restore the bomb-ravaged i _. out of th provision for the carrying loyalty and "devotion to the Crown. roval functions during A; the same time they recognize that, in a world of shifting allege- British minesweepers ha.e sta. province. forrn onlv the simple and formal I into line with rapidly changing years, duties in relation to affairs of circumstances. They realize tnat state. For the most part _ these duties consist of cf signatures _ automatic af- It is question- the British Snpire is not so raucn on cnr? 5fcolf f-s end structure itself in aa intermediate evensual intema- able whether a Council of State j tion organization. would be adequate if the King trere To such an orsaiusation they absent for more thsa. a few months, j would la the other JXsrninions. how- j sacrifici ever, where the absence of the Sovereign is for much longer pe- riods, a representative is appointed on the recommendation of the! Prime Minister concerned. The title j of Governor General been re- tained, but the functions of the Gcvemer General are now entirely different from what they were be- fore the passing of the Statute of Westminster in 1S3I. He has one dttty and one duty orily, and that is to represent- the Kins. The fact that he may be 'Pngiisti does not probably be prepared to :e" something of their sov- ereigntr If everv other nation did likewise, but thev will never do So -until thev have first exercised it to the full. And if their com- plete independence and sovereignty in every detail are recognized by the neople of TPTS country, then will Soyal Canadian Mounted Police at Windsor reported that a quan- titv of narcotics having black market value of S75.00O were found abandoned on the side of a roaa two miles east of Amherstburg. The government newspaper Iz- vestia described Paris as a .place where rich former collaborationists live in snlendor-while working- class slaves and the petty bourgeoi- sie exist on rumors and dreams. He offered them his fa- Of the first, he said little as j the customer, just a litcle wanly. the tram rolled across the Texas i asked if the plane could fiy. Tne confusing. his monologue he would begin with plane took off. a denunciation of the British in The plane climbed rapicly ana India, and wind uo on the oprxxaie f was soon many thousand feet above side of the argument in defending the good earth of China. A_wrench argurnen; British rule and lambasti g the I descended oa the head of the cus- ._ abcomina! conations have been seen through the peritonco- _ Naturally a patient who has been advised to undergo operation would prefer this simple method a blunt needle pushed through abdominal wall to the usual operation of ooening up the abdomen. I thought it would be therefore that they Hindus. The discussion on colonial- I tomer and his interest in tae pro- its own colored race. It was then bombaclier. The doors opened and that he switched to Chirm and the story of the sale of the transport plane. Fortunes, he said, had been made by American soldiers in the China closed and the customer was gone. "Don't tell me they got away with that." I said. Well, you might say yes and no." the captain said. Trsey black market. Some of the fancier! talked too much in a bar and the Chinese secret police got on their trail. But they never got them. Soraebodv must" have siphoned off and sold" half their gas some place because on the next flight they ran out over Yunnan province and crashed into a mountain." thev" co-operate on equal terrcs to the" benefit of ail those with whom fKl they are associated. Bnit to what- j ar, ever extent inequalities are aUowec j -wiriniseg "William Maron. bery operators, who had salted away for- tunes running into sis figures, were now meditating on their luck in. Atlanta, Ga. They would spend the rest of their lives in prison there. Others, who hsd been more for- tunate, got some of their loot back to ills States. Still others were holed up in India trying to con- coct plans that would enable them to live in luxurv on their wealth ana stay out of federal prisons, j By Capt J. Harper ftVKse, This, he admitted, was a difficult i problem. In irving to combat Chinese in-1 Jvobody. who is interested in tne The Road Ahead W. W. Oaks. Philadelphia, outlines these four conditions: 1. The acute or other pus condition, because of the danger of spreading infection already 2. Bleeding, as it may increase the bleeding. 3. Advanced heart disease cr pneumonia. 4. Extensive adhesions, as peri- toncoscoDC might perforate toe boweL London Letter i nation, the American government i wno is interested in uis convicted of rob- j nag flown vast Quantities of United Trelfare of the country, can fail to fBy STUART (Canadian Press Staff Writer) LONDON London clutches at any sign of a return to to r tual co-oaeration is _ _ _ 1 T tne .oil measure oi mu- to oe ot 5330 proceeded to spend it. They vjn vjermany Ed McTnemey, London manager j of the Hoyal B'ank of Canada, was anpointed" "chairman "of the Com- -rBv w H. CLASSE) posal for a 25-year or more nc0 amone the big four for the no lonaer tenable excuse to the old restraint, of Germany is described i generalization that reactionary here as revolutionary, as the most j forces within the democracies are a far reaching change in TJ.5. policy danger to ia many decades, because it breafcs I Tne proposal carae as a surprise ietely and Irrevi pasfc American tradition of no entsriale- tax through the price of coal- know toss the money WES going to be spent for the welfare of the miners and thsir families? And how about the steel workers and the carpenters and all the other workers, whitecoliar ann otherwise? Imagine the political power it would give Mr. Lewis and other labor leaders to have placed in their to be. aj-n fjiis a vacuum in world hands a tax, collected by the various leadership. The acceptance this j have to get an answer wsecaior British zone of i-Hjnsi-ies and Oaid over to the! country of the United Nations was Tandenberg's question: "What is, Ggrrnanv will be inc ana paiu M a bi? bffi. I Russia up to A mnionty rvinvorsrifw of York i sentenced to five years in peniten- j would buy anything.- from shirts off American backs to jeeps and supply J durnns. One jeep, ia the course of a single evening, was sold five differ- j ent times to different people. The soldiers who sold the jeeo would follow their customer and "steal it back from him as soon as he step- be alarmed b" the rising tide juvenile delinquency. Perhaps it is true today to remark, "Sis was re- marked even in Egvatian times, that the vounger generation is going to the dogs. If be true then it is the older generation who is to normal and paint-pots and oolite- Oi ness are nailed as the latest inci- blame. cations that times are returning to their pre-war tempo. More and more shopfronts are being brightened uo with trims, though at present they chief- ly serve to accentuate the down-ai- vandalism and ments in Europe, in the middle oS It puts the tLS. world politics. where its wealth and power require ave been sent to 400 i of municipalitiss business concerns connected j __the tourist industry to attend staff knew about it fa j That something the sno'Jd 8 tourist trade. have been expected cecause. as Am- erican ped out of it. But the story we liked best was one: A crew of a transport dismissed by some as being merely i a hang-over frora the war. These people coint out that war strain, war movies, war propaganda, and the absence of fathers in. the forces and factories, and the general break-down of home life during the all tended to and adventure shabbiness of their neighbors. cnrae is j Brick bomb shelters are sloislv be- K TTlP.TPi v I i. ___ ____ 9 f. _ ___ war years, have glorify vicience it was obvious that W; i the Saskatchewan tourist trade. A resolution asking thai civilian THE SWIMMING FOOL Editor Eerald, In the midst of whirl- which finds an outlet In what is termed collectively, juvenile delin- quency. While all these things may have been contributing factors, X am in- clined to favor the school of thought ing oust storm, I pause to take up more than a move: it was more in I at the Convocation of Tork of the Church. May 22 and 23. There is wide-suread press public approval of The proposal. seen r treatv. and generally, had come to the conclus- i 1 As ion tnat Husaa was oursuing a wed ammar school approval of The proposal. As ion tnat Hussia was oursuing a lcucd -eead a here it wiD. if it becomes a thougm out ana rutnless policy X J a row- around r. remove the fear of German i expansion, bordering on open ag- SiSSn. I the cudgels along with Mother Na- ture to fight for an enclosed swim- ming pool in our fair citv. During the past month or two. there has been much thought and consideraiiori given by many of our citizens to the proposed civic cen- tre. Perhaps we were lax in not being sufficiently interested sooner, but it was hard to become enthusi- astic when there was no immediate chance of its fulfillment, and when ilen who make a living repairing springs and axles undoubtedly find Alberta a veritable gold mine, and the reasons are obvious. rv revival said by Moscow to gression. So longr as there was i doubt American policy would neces- and i' be the rnsin motive for its sec Miss Anna sr, told police sbyallEying French-fears and 'bj lesseningr" Cornmunist influence in offer instead of Appointments of two district home our minds and hearts were con- cerned with war and its casualties. Now we can see that our civic to the cloak-roora i centre is to become a reality .and mothers and fathers -want it be the best possible. We want a real civic centre that will be a true centre of the athletic, cultural and recreational life of our corn- he caused a disturbance ing crushed and eliminated from the streets and new building rjain- fully emerges frora the rubble. The courtesy campaign has its loudest champions in London trans- port, which controls the city's iJKge transportation system. Bus con- ductors and drivers are exhorted- to mind their Fs and Qs in nublic, and admiring letters from passengers are given due nublfcity. This isn't to say that Londoners aave adopted a. hat-tipping, after- you attitude universally; there's still plenty of pushing in the under- which places the _ blame for most j ground and'bus cueuss. and leather- of our trouble on tne nousmg sirua- i lunged conductors still bellow their These people ou_t that brusque orders. Queues, still so prevalent, are no- torious places for frayed tempers, i although sometimes the resiena- aon. most of our poorer people are liv- ing in such crowded conditions that home-life .is impossible with, the-------- result tnat children aont get tne tion of shoppers and shopkeepers i-wa 1 _ _____.- _V -r parental guidance and direction j thev need. carries beyond tanums j Thus overwhelmed was the butcn- I wish that more of our so-called er's queue confronted by "the no- "better people" could see tne con- i tice: ditions under which many families are forced to exist today. It is not unusual to find families with two. three, and more children, living in one arid two rooms apartments. Or "No sausages. No offal. No bones. Don't tell me last week's meat was tough. I know." But warm spring weather has done much to soothe irritated two or more families living in ac- nerves and shattered' walk and lose s the United Marions cbar- I urlty against a_ German revival has the world organization. standing army larger than all other j The first of tilts" hoped-for re- J standing- armies togetner. because -s suits is rated in Washington as of Gerrnany and Japan are so smash- to oe at Sunday roasts and steaks. The em- bargo was ours, not imposed by U.S. Owing tj the scarcity of beef we have never been allowed to ship beef to U.S. since. It is all going toJBntaia. 2iow Hon. J. G. Gardiner sug- gests that we might stay out of the TT.S. market for another three or lour years, turning ail available for export to the British market. But what guarantee can Mr. dirier rive the producers o: that, when Britain turns, as she f heaps lose some of their originally lor one small family. Un- depressing starkness as nearby trees aer tnese conaitions everyoo_ay is in burst into leaf everyone else's way. and the chii- J dren are under everybody's feet all 20 Years Ago From the Files of The Lethbridge Herald. A softball girls' league will be A. organized in the city by Archie ings. We have had those many lax. They naven got tune zor! Hairier of the This game .-_ 'which is sweeping the country, is new here and" the "y is anxious to see it established. munity. What is the object of a the time. jea! community centre? It is to Father comes home after the day's produce better, happier and work is done. Mother has been thier citizens than we have todav. driven to distraction all day long. At present we have been given By the time supper is over both of plans for a beautiful city cen- i their tempers are probably frayed r park containing public "bmld- and they want to sit down and re- tre or times before in other places and Mary's or Johny's questions, chat- we already have Gait Gardens.' tering, or noisy scurQings. ho Mary Much monev seems to be forth-1 and Johnnv are told to "get out coming for a city hall, a police and station, etc.. which are merelv of- fice buildings, which, necessarv as they may be. will riot contribute to j the betterment of our civic life r as reflected by less juvenile delm- j they don't come in early then so I cjuency. less Class S citizens, and much the better, because they aren't I getting in the way when they aren't It doesn't take long under these conditions for Johnny and Mary to get the idea that they" aren't ex- actly wanted around If Dr. W. G. Hardv. honorary presi- One i? that Uasrfa's actions has created an unfa-rorable iropres- j ur since Fsrlr in Jarsnarv have been sion. If the offer of a treaty sucn Gent of the graduating class, toid What Britons Are Eating I z passion for humanity. should appropriate and in a real civic centre answer. In the development which more _importani. its peo- (By Ssm Boal. New York Post Correspondent) tatoes ar.d cabbage mixed SIXTH the A. G. Baalim, prreicent of the Trans-Cjanaca Trail Associa- iii iiuiuK. H. a uiiiciciji. tion has predicted a record influx I tion. There was room in the home j of Amerjcan tourists this vear. z city. S for they were ex- The annuals are r.ow being placed out in Gait Garden, which is the earliest record in putting out these plants. "Workmen have begun demolish- ing the buildirig formerly occupied in 1333. YOU pected to stay around, xnere weren t anv radio programs to listen to nor other forms of entertainment, and people had to make their own fun. Wliat They Say ed frora the start but which Pro-1 turn, to Argentina and Australia for gressive Conservative Members of j rnost of their beef and lamb nei the Ontario Legislature and plays down the war cost and i the cost of carrying the war debt we leave to the imaginaticJn of readers. We suggest taat Drew Is out to catch votes by making things as difficult as possible for Ottawa. Perhaps that is good poli- tics. Perhaps Sire played good politics from Eire's standpoint. But we suggest, too, that the thinidng Tcter will say that the Ottawa Gov- ernment did a magnificent job of financing the war, and will make a good job of financing the peace, too, if the Provinces, which are, after all, part of Canada, will co- operate. we will "oe abZe to get back ist "CS. market? There can be guarantee. We thing Canadian p: would feel much better about n we re-established ourselves cattle market even if only by rnearis of token shipments. Mexico been ma'tdng the most. of the U.S. market while we have Senator Cfaas. Bishop in the been staying out. sad day for Western cattlemen if, after Britain no longer is a buyer of our beef, we found that Mexican cattle had supplanted the which we are allowed to export to U.S. under tie reciprocal agree- ment. can of THIRD Breakfast: soup. SErr.elioud in their demands that nous-, as first day: Lunch: One boiled j especially veterans, Tt wnulri hp boiled" potatoes, boiled cab-i be given the prionty. It would be one yureet b.jn. Dinner; A reasor.ably corr.pla: nsh. boiled potatoes, boiled turr.ip. building permit bread; Dinner: Lamb chop, boded potatoes, boiled cabbage. FTPTH DAY Breakfast: Same as first day; Lunch: A can of vege- soup, brcac. a niece of jelly roll; Dinner: Fried Jisa, fried po- V f-------v j _ is in the best position to determine i had covered plants and flowers to whether the permit should be issued i protect thorn from frost. regard to the said Police Inspector Jack joyment. j ends up in ihe r.o- John Oernopskv. whc claur.ed to We also need a civic auditorium body can understand how it hap- pened. Somebody once said sornethir.g about the Devil still finding mis- chief for idle hands to do. So the answer to all this is to provide Johnnv with something interesting and worthwhile to do. Get hirn a hobby. It's a grand idea. But if he collects stamps he needs a table hind the plans for an indoor swim- fonnd him carrying with which gardeners ming pool. If we cannot have a plebiscite, let us take a public poll and find out what the citizens of Lethbridge really want in their civic centre. Lethbriclge, Yours truly. ANNE PETERS to work on. If he reads he needs to'-eK c'.ow te.'a Oi one of lts bra room for Johnny to do anything Sn the crowded quarters the family lives So we're petting a for juvenile delinquency? you believe it. a place to read. If he goes in for We're getting a bill for r.ot doing handicrafts he necrts a corner JOT anything to solve our housing prob- a work-shop. And there just isn't' iem. EWSPAPERl ;