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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta R UCES EXPIRE THIS WEEK Weather CLOUDY, MONDAY, MAY 20, 1946 14 B.G. LOGGERS' STRIKE 77M7 75 ON IN Operators AzerbaijanSign Demand Town Under Iranian Fire White and Her Tar Baby equently in the equine -ce of wonder to the lay- mare gives birth to a ine was bom in Toledo, owned by Dr. and Mrs. Murray Goodrich. Seeking a. name lor the youngster. the Goodrichs discarded "Black Beauty" and "Coaldust" as too obvious. They finally decided on "Paytax" to commemorate a, history-making vote hi Toledo. aps Housing Situation T T tfEAD IS NOT SATISFIED, riter.) te on Presi- L, of adian satis- ble is dras- t pre- open- first called "near cause, solu- predic- ainister f elans- tone too uraging uu sign they are, will aave- completec the first phasfr of our rehabihtation work." The second will be "to re- sume our traditional course of watchdog of veterans' interests." the war has been finished almost a year ana yet with ail our experience and a surplus of manpower we find less accomplished than when we hat little to work with." want full employment." If private enterprise can't provide it, then the govern- ment must." and organiz- ed labor have much in common. Whatever differences may exis should be settled by negotiation and RAPS HOUSING (Continued on Page Two.) Reuters Dispatch Claims Fighting Denied By Iran j War Ministry j TEHRAN. May j Tabriz radio announcrd last i night that Iranian central gor- ernment forces had attacked the "democratic garrison" at Azerbaijan town of Sainkaieh j (Shadindaj) with mortars at j 3 p.m. Sunday. (A Renters Tehran dispatch j said the Iranian war ministry denied fighting- was taking place in the self-proclaimed autono- mous province of Azerbaijan or in Kurdistan and said no orders had been sent from Tehran for army commanders to attack Azerbaijan forces.) INSIDE FRONTIER Sainkaieh is about 100 miles south of Tabriz, capital of the self- proclaimed autonomous government of Azerbaijan province and only a shors distance inside the Aserbai- jan frontier. is how Qavam (Iranian Premier Ahmed Qavam) desires a peaceful settlement of the Azerbai- jan differences, but we are ready." declared the broadcast announcing the attack. "There jnav be death, but no re- treat.' Poor Hospitality EDMONTON. May Ernest BerUnguest, a visitor from St. Paul. Minn., became the vic- tim of one of Edmonton's -trouser thieves" Saturday. He awakened Sunday morning to find that his room had been en- tered and his trousers, contain- ing about S35 in cash, were stolen. Men Sdl Out How- I Black Market Claims 282 To Die As Criminals r-By U.N. Tribunal LONDON. May The United nations war crimes commission reported that 282 sentences of death had been im- posed thus far on war Criminals in western and southern Europe, southeast Asia and Australia. The report said figures from the United States forces in the European theatre, the British army of the Rhine, Allied Medi- terranean forces, and from southeast Asia, Australia, and France showed that of 733 de- fendants tried. 282 was sentenc- ed to death. 313 were sentenced to imprisonment and 135 were acquitted. The broadcast added that s. 3 pjn. curfew had been proclaimed In all Azerbaijan cities and said that Apdegan. secretary of, thci -Azerbaijan Democratic-party's eea- tral committee, had been named military governor of Tabriz. The same broadcast reported that Iranian government troops had AZERBAIJAN (Continued on Page Two.) Held For Arson In Edmonton Fire EDMONTON. May monton police are holding Christy John Maddiscn. 24-year-old father of two children. or> six charges of An earlier official report of Cze- choslovak war crimes trials in the western provinces of Bohemia and fchSitTi XJ293L 44 wsre sentenced: to death, 52 VAN C O CVER. May number of em- ployees involved in Britisii Columbia's lumber strike was down to 36.M6 today, JL0M less than the number that left their jobs last Wednesday, it was reported by Harold PritcheU, district president of the Inter- national Woodworkers of Aner- iea. umnn. He said last night that 33 operators had accepted the I.W.A. 1945 agreement demanoK since the walkout began. NEW FEATURE Two mere firms, to Princeton, B.C.. who signed the new contracts during the week-end, added a new feattae by incorporating wage in- creases of 30 and 32 cenrs an. oour for certain classifications of. em- ployees. Ihe union sad ongmaay asked increases of 25 cents an hour for all employees, a 40-hour week aad security provisions- The wage demand was iacer cut to IS cents. The firms were Fredmg Logging company and Taylor Sawmills Ltd_ employing 30 and 50 men. They have agreed to pay 30 cents an hour more to jeamsters and 32 cents more to fallers and bucksrs. The union (Hszncs strike com- mittee will meec today in Vancouver to consider demanding a royal com- mission to investigate recently made contractors' rlsirns that much. British. Columbia, lumber was direct- ed into the black market before the strike began. District Union Presidenn Harold Prltchett told a union mass meet- ing here during the week-end thaT; the strike, "if it does nothing else, may bring sufficient lumber to the people of B.C. to baiid the homes they require." TO BLACK MARKET The Building Contractors" Associ- atJotr reported lass Friday shas statements made by the onerafcors advertisements as to _ _ i auiWJ. to life imprisonment and 964 to the Dumber of nouses that coaid varying terms of imprisonment. United States navy trials of 42 persons in the Pacific area resulted in 17 death sentences and 21 sen- tences' to imprisonment. "Preliminary work and the col- lection of evidence by teams of legal specialists for war crimps trials in Europe and in Asia have been largely completed." the commission's j progress report said. "Numbers of; wanted men are at last in the hands of the countries in which their abominable deeds were done and courts should be able to proceed with the trials with less fear of delay." SIX MONTHS TODAY NUERNBERG. May The war crimes trial of 22 Nazi leaders have been baiit if the strike were HOD on, made it "evident" that "a. large portion of lumber found its way into the black market." Referring to the assertions. .Mr. 33 OPERATORS (Continued oa Page TwoJ arson following a fire which gutted j has been in progress since Nov. 20, ALEX WALKER, C.B.E. resident] First Great war. d four- 00 dele- m Can- repre- 3 grown sans of liberal tes im- jn that United States commands. major I KEYNOTE OF PROBLEMS j These are the keynotes of their 10 heard i problems as Ales Walker saw them: id clash i are a num- men i ber of Lesion proposals not ac- in the cepted by the government. When 'Peg Woman Killed By Axe Today they buckled down to work on an agenda prepared by commit- tees which have been sitting since last Wednesday. It will be their job to propose remedies for ho-jsing, WJXNEPSG, Mav employment and otoer problems. gO-year-old'Mrs. Harry Her- The delegates represent all prov- is dead, fatally injured when incial commands and a number of slashed with a lather's axe in a! a south-side apartment block Satur- day night, leaving 32 people home- less. Inspector Murdo Munro said llad- dison was arrested from among the crowd watching firemen hauls the general alarm blaze for more than rwo hours. The charges were laid following a statement Maddison made to police and Inspector Munro months au- thorities are not prepared to make any estimate of how much longer Two Hurt In Car Crash, Car dston Two Card- ston young people were injured in a. car crash three miles north of Card- stoa on the Indian reserve abous eight o'clock Sundav eveainz. They ere Enid Lee. daughter of Sirknam. of Cardston; and Bryan Nelson. the trial -soil run. Pour tap-ranking Nazis are un- avoidably missing In the roster of son of Seth Nelson. The fonner defendants Hitler, presumed dead j suffered a broken coiiar bone and hi the ashes of a reicbschanceUery j leg while the latter received head bunker: Robert Ley. labor-front lacerations, onuses and shock. leader who committed suicide on j The car involved was a 1945 Chev- said they covered a number of other capture: Martin Bormann. the fue- i rclet property of Kirkham Lee. It recent fires in Edmonton. He added i hrer's secretary who is presumed turned over several tunes in tne sc- AMENTAR Y that more charges rnay be laid later. Police said the fire started on a stairway at the rear of a drug srore housed in the apartment block and they have in their possession a kerosene can recovered at the scene. Maddison. they said, attended a dead; and Gustav Krupp. the aged industrialist who was excused from 2S2 SENTENCED (Continued oa Psgs Two.) and is practically a total less. The injured pah- was found by Jim Gladstone, a member of the re- serve, who took tlsem to CardstoB. Hospital. North Winnipeg rooming house to- theatre with his and another expansion which has tons, or i maintained and in some casos f breafJ even inrTpaxed Wheat acreage has between {been raised to a "very high level" Finance and rationing and other restnc- day. Police announced Abraham Good- man, 65-year-old baker, is in hos- pital sufferin; from poison, said to have been taken on the street near Mrs. Herman's home. He a under police guard. Mrs. Herman was found in her room after the landlady heard her screams and called police. She was badly cut and slashed by the axe, found Iving at her side. Police said Goodman had visited Mrs. Herman early today on the way home from the bakery where he was employed on the night shSfi. Shortly after 10 2 m.. Goodman was found writhing on the street. couple Saturdav night and left in the middle -of the movie. A short time later the blate broke out to the apartment block a sfcort dis- tance away. The fire zatted the apartment block and a druc store, a jewelry shon. a beauty salon, p srroce'cria. and a plumbirjg shop housed in the building. Damage was estimated at Some seven families escaped as flames leapt through the auartmcn; and police issued an appeal to citi- zens to nrovide accommodation for those left homeless. Police Chief Reginald said police were fne in the ap- lent rc- een Ca- ar.d Rt. deputy im sup- at pres- in the assess- icluding bulion. >r the y of 3.- ;ent. A and Police administered first- aid and J possibility tliat Madison may have he was taken to St. Joseph's hospi- been responsible for the setting of tal where Mrs. Herman died, about I another South Edmonton fire Ann! food i an hour before he WAS admitted. 25 when one life was lost S70- Mrs. Herman, believed :o have: 000 damage caused. Dar-.d Hut- MinUte'- Mackenzs" Kegina iwo month.; chiton, pensioner died -.n the 'OJaze. f March and said !t ah-eady was pro- j was separated from her husband, i twiis continued. le reviewed ducing "encouragjng results. Other special act.on taken by the government included steps to divert) further wheat from producers of both potable and industnal alcohol now reported living in Goodman had re Herman for to Uie extent that substitutes be- mai feeds. Ke concluded: "The Canadian and United King- dom agree that every ___ effort must be put forth to remova has" "niade rio complele'.y the threat of world fam- i ine, a threat which will continue at 1 FESTIVAL WINNERS He had told friends she "nad refus-, ed to marrv him and that he had j "a lot of trouble." "If he he will probably be charged with tne said Deputv Police Chief Charles Mac- state- i least until the harvests of 1947 JS are available. some" "The two agree thai will continue to collaborate through the combined food board wii: famine :y. it has ith the United ttaining on, and to se- ditional g the on was other appropnate agencies to this end. They will continue to consult on measures of major im- portance which rnay be found neces- sary to meet the present world shortage." John Bracken, Progressive Con- servative leader, took exception to the part of Mr. Ilsley's statement which indicated a higher acreage of wheat was due to government policy. REFUSES DELEGATION TO FREE FLEMING BELFAST. May offi- cial announcement said today Ear! Granville. governor of Northern Iteiand. had refused to receive a delegation seekir.g the release of hunger striker David Fleming from Crumlin prison in Belfast. The announcement said the gov- ernor had acted after consulting with the ministers of the govern- ment of Northern Ireland. Officials said this was the 56th day of the fast but Fleming's friends maintain it has lasted 58 days. NEWS BULLETINS COAL NATIONALIZATION BILL GIVEN APPROVAL LONDON. May house of commons tonight gave final approval to ttes government's bill to nationalize the British coal industry by a vote of 324 to 143. WINNIPEG BAKER CONFESSES TO FATAL ATTACK WINNIPEG. May Chief George Smith an- nounced today that Abraham Goodman. 65-year-old baker, had confessed he attacked and fatally injured Mrs. Harry Herman, 69, in her north Winnipeg apartment earlier io the day. ADMIT "SMALL CLASHES" IN AZERBAIJAN TEHRAN. May spokesman at the war ministry tonicht that "some small clashes have occurred- along the Azer- baijan border between Iranian government troops and Azerbaijan forces but declared thsy were of "no real importance." OBJECT? TO GIVING EVIDENCE AT MAZERALL TRIAL OTTAWA. May Fanteui. counsel to the royal commission on espionage, today tc giviag evidence at the espionage conspiracy trial of Edward Jlaierall. 30. National Research Council enainecr. Chief Justice J. C. McRner upheld Ws position and excused him. AUTHORIZE RELEASE OF LUMBER FOR VETERANS' HOMES j VANCOUVER, May of himber to -veterans i for completion of homes now under construction was authorized to- 1 day by striking wood workers as the walkout entered i% sixth day with no indication of any hopes for settlement. TRANS-CAN ADA AUTO NEARS END OF JOURNEY VANCOUVER. May R. A. Macfarfane of To- ronto, bidding for Victoria's A. E. Todd medal in a coast to coast ail-Canada automobile trip, left Vancouver today by ferry for Nanatmo and is expected to reach his goal tomorrow after visiting Campbell and Port Alberni, in fulfillment of conditions of award. Musical Festival wirners: Monday Morring Class 101 vjoiin, uncer ten. 3ev- eriey Knowlden, Lerhbndge. S3; class 102. vioiin under 11. Marian Paulence. Lethbndge. 35; class S3. piano, under 9. Adams, Calgary. 88; c'ass 197, boy's rolo, division one, Thomas Wood. Ray- mond: cliss 200. girl's solo, division one. Jalayne Rowland Raymond., 83: class 212. choral fncakir.g, divis- BEVERAGE DISPENSERS MAY TAKE STRIKE VOTE ion one. Coaldale School. 80; 198. boy's solo, division Kay Salmon. Raymond. Monday Afternoon Class soio. division 2: (1> Francis Atterton, Raymond, 88; (2) Karma Wcolley. 85 Class solo, division 3: fl) TEdivard Koboda. 85; (2) Lawrence Harker. Raymond, 84. Class ensemble. 10 years and under: Raymond Public School. 84. CALGARY, May strike vote will probably be taken at a special meeting of the Beverase Dispensers International Leagwe of America. Local 2S5. (AF. of L.) called for Tuesday mOrnHis as result of a decision by the National War Board refusinjr increases to Alberta beverage dispensers, Gordon Cnsaing, secretary of the Trades and Labor Council, said here today. COMPULSORY RE-SEEDING IS ORDERED MOSCOW. May Minister Stalin, in an to improve the food crep situation, hag approved a decree by the council of ministers ordering compulsory re-sirwmg of spring on land aU over the U.S.S.R. where winter crops had NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER! ;