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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, MAY 20, 1946 THE HERALD PAGE THKEE WORLD FOOD CRISIS WILL NOW EXTEND BEYOND 1947 HARVEST By JACK BRAYLEY, Canadian Press Staff Writer. OTTAWA. May ties now are recognizing that the world food crisis will extend over the 1947 harvest' period. Herbert Morrison, British deputy prime minister, told a press here today. conference "Our difficulties are not just over a limited period, but are on a long-term he said. Arriving from Washington Satur- day, he had a 45-imnuie talk with Agriculture Minister Gardiner at Montreal before coming here for a three-hour conference with mem- bers of ihe Canadian cabinet night. Mr. Morrison left for the airport following the press conference and, contingent upon good weather, hopes to be in London tomorrow. EXPORT MORE WHEAT It is understood Canada expects to be able to export an additional bushels between May 1 and Sept. 1. While the crop jear ends on August 1. the export figure is based on wheat at present in this country and does not include any new wheat. Canadian officials were not in a position to give assurance about this year's crops further than to state that the wheat acreage was about 26.460.000, up some acres from last year. The size of the crop to a great extent would depend on June rams. Canadian efforts to get as much delivered frorn the farms io the elevators were described to the British mission and it was ex- plained that wheat still remaining in growers' hands was scattered over prairie farms with no great stocks at any one piace. As. the press conference, the stubbv little Cockney, an unruly shock of hair wobbling askew as he emphasized his points, switcheo. Irom cigarette to pipe as he re- plied io questions oa food and oJier matters. "BATTLE OF FOOD" He described the oresent situation as the "Battle of Food" and likened it u> the "Battle of the Atlantic" or the "aBule of Britain" where high-level planning and direction was needed to overcome a -grave menace." Asked if he thought Canada could do more and if he thought rations- should be cut, he replied that in his opinion Canada was doing so much he didn't see how she could do much more. "You are doing all you he added. He did not, wain, to make a state- ment which would be a definite commitment for future British gov- ernments but. he thought K safe to say Britain would have a perman- ent interest in Canadian meat. DEWITT MacKENZIESAYS Two Reasons For Quitting India MazeraD Testifies Lunan Asked Him To Get Information For Soviets OTTAWA, May s The request had been made early 30, Natioaai Research j in June, 1945. CO-JQCI! engineer, testified to the i Secret Dealings royal commission on espionage that I The faro reports sere the only Gordon tjman, Canadian Informa- information he had given tioa Service official, had asked him i Mazerall said Lunan had advised to obtain information "for the j him thac his (Mazerall's) cover The British government's decision Soviet Union." K vras disclosed to- i name was Bagley. to quit India and Egypt was impell- dav at Mazerail's trial on a. con- j "'vrhat was the reason for refer- ed mainly by two factors: spiracy charge. 1. Britain's great need for trade" Lunan also faces and the consequent necessit- of f charges. maintaining good potential markets. relations" with! Mazerall said he had Lunan wish two reports. rine to vou as Bagley? espionage- "So the other person would not know who it was." provided "The whole dealings with you He had I were to be secret, is that Final Answer On India Problem Not Decided NEW DELHI. May the Congress parly's final answer to! Drastic Reorganization Of World Fight On Famine Hoover's Plea __ _ _ WASHETGTOX Slay f Smith as food saisister irhea Mr. the "British cabinet mission's pro- I President. Trumaa informed the i Moirisoa refcjped from us visit to posals for India's future stiii UE- International Food Conference to- Canada and jne uniteo. decided. Mohandas K. Gandhi re- 1 day remaining weeks be- Answering a borage of ported to the party's working com- fore the 1946 gram harrea, Trill oe J oy members dealing: mittee on his two-ho'or talk earner especially critical ia famine areas. I AtOee the mittee on his two-hoxsr talk earlier especially with Lord Pethick-Lawrence. secre-' He said the Cnited States and, make a statement on revCTMBS tary of state for India, and Sir other countries in a position to, and added me re- VKMm Onlv the attitude cf' Trtimaji's statement was made ithe welcoming talk read by Agri-; 5 came from the Moslem League organ' Secretary Anderson oefore If after careful Can Sue Crown government say England is deter- 1 gation." of Calgary. Lid. should mined to eliminate from her policv! -Mazerali had prepared on a r m1" r alrt IN M-G-M; TECHNICOLOR NIT MARLENE DIETRICH EDWMO CRAIG-ARNOLD ALSO ADDED Fox MOVIETONE NEWS U.N. To Consider Iran Wednesday NEW YORK. May andre Parodi of France, president of the United Nations security council, called a meeting of the council for Wednesday to take up anew the controversial Iranian case. The council will meet at 10 aju. The meeting; was called as the council awaited a report from Iran before midnight tonight as to -srhe- ther the evacuation of Russian troops from Iran had been com- pleted. Premier Ahmed Qavam Indicated in a cable 'to the United Nations Saturday night he still was unable to say definitely that; all Soviet forces had left Azerbaijan l province. There was a possibility, however, the situation might change before the council meets. Tinder terms of a Russian-Iran- ian agreement, all Russian troops were to have been withdrawn from Iran by Mav 6. The Syrian, government informed the United Nations security council that all British and French trooper had been withdrawn from Syria. The council previously had been given similar information by the British and French governments. The United States Saturday sub- mitted to the United Nations a voluminous report which an in- formed source said contained in- 1 formation of "great importance" to to security council sub-committee' investigating Franco Spain. The contents of the report were not disclosed, but TT.S. delegation sources said it consisted of a 62- page general document and 15 at- tachments. anything which might caus' 1 macater for civil aids to ity and mistrust on the part of navigation. other nations. j Bolil "eports had been prepared To these reasons I think we for Presentation to the Comiaon- already giver.. The new epoch upon Lunaa had made the firs- re- which our old wo-ld is for information during a drive held together bv anvthing else than tntri S' MazeraU ties of blood, friendship 3rd mutual commission. j bring themselves nearer the goal of, -Is that Fauteux asked. .thmt eouise te 1 declared Mazerall He Sngland. having recognized this j trend a quarter of a century ago. when she inaugurated the British commonwealth of nations in which the sovereignty of the dominions was acknowledged, new is further tidying up her house. It is a great contribution to world peace. So far as Egypt is concerned, while she isn't a part of the British Empire, she has been under what amounted to a protectorate. She was under an actual protectorate during the First Great "War and when this was abolished in 1922 she signed an alliance which didn't alter her status much beyond the state- ment that her sovereignty was rec- ognized. As regards Britain's offer to give India complete independence and withdraw from the country, it is only fair to say that this isn't an idea born overnight in an emer- gencv. Britain made an offer of Dominion status in 1942 when the mission under Sir Stafford Cripps was sent out there- he was asked by ncounseL British Fanners Face Big Problems Food Situation Bad In Britain DENIES REPORTS EDMONTON. May F. F. Worthingtoa, general of- ficer commanding Western Com- mand, 'hp.'s denied reports that Western Command headquarters cf the Canadian army would be moved from Edmonton to Calgary. Chesterfields and Car Up- holstery cleaned and de- mothed on or off the Ready for use in six hours. Color-Brite Cleaners Phone 2569 RUGS ises. AMERICAN NAME BAND SERIES Don't Be SPKEJON1S WINNIPEG, May for male workers. WHEAT, POTATOES, BEETS British farmers' hopes of return- ing freely to the production, of foods they think, best suited to their land meat, bacon, eggs, fruit and been dashed. In- stead, the world food shortage has resulted in agriculture ministry de- mands for continuation of the war- time policy of concentrated cereal cropping with high acreages of po- tatoes and sugar beers- Producers who hoped to rebuild hog and poultry holdings are hard hit by continued reductions in feed supplies. In 1S39 there were 4.400.- 000 hogs in the United Kingdom, but there were onlv in Decem- ber. 1945. xarmers complain that farm machinery and repairs from domes- tic manufacturers as well as from United States and Canadian manu- facturers are unavailable in the amounts desired. IRISH IMPORT The "Irish" potato, a product of South America. reached North America via Europe. DANCE Tickets n.65 EACH Includes Tax OX SALE AT BROWN'S Musical Suonlies PHOXE 2273 TUESDAY MAY 21ST THE ARENA Sponsored by Major Jack Ross Chapter Dr. F. H. C.E.E. Chapter Jane Megarry Chapter I.O.D.E. DISSOLVED ORAL VACCINE CATARRH PAGE demonstrated at In- >F FORM Mazerall said that while the re- search council report was marked "confidential" "it "did not mean an awful lot." Designation of reports as confidential was "a matter of form." Mazerall had been asked by Mr. Justice Taschereau. member of the commission: "You knew perfectly well that you should not give that to "Les I did and as I say I coulc have given him more iaiportan reports which would have been more useful than this to them While I certainly regret it very much, the fact is that this was _ the most innocuous report I could j have put my hands on." had put yourself in a posi- tion with Lunan where you had to give him something and you though this was the least "That is what it amounts to.' Mr. Fauteus asked. "What, gen- erally speaking, did he ask "Ke wanted any information he could get. either in the form reports or knowledge of what re- ports were available or he woult Uke to have me make a precis o: synopsis of reports myself and "give them to Maserall had told the commission he realised the information Lunan asked was secret and in giving i he was violating his oaths of se- crecy and allegiance. Mazerall said there had been no suggestion that he was to be p. for the information, if there had been he would have refused to par- ticipate. He said the only occasion on which he had ever met any officials from the Soviet embassy was when his wife gave a piano recital for the Russian medical fund in the winter of 1S42. He had then met the ambassador Feodor Gotisev. spur production of supplies. _ _________ i reorganisation of the world fight: c, on f amuse. yzistA I The world-wide scarcity of bread! -rhether proceedirss should ba 1 grains could not be completely over- against the crown or the i come with the 1945 harvest. Presi- sacon Board and the supreme court dent Tmssan said. Deficits in agreed with the aoaallanl that ti I livestock products would continue c-otrn -a-as th? narty to take action for a long The remaining azzi'iK and the claim should be weeks before the 1946 gram nanest I in the northern hemisphere especially critical." are out of ssent of 160.000 po-jnds of bacon and othe. produet3 Io samt John, N.B.. which arrived there March. 11. to be shipped to the United, playwright, died in his home here; njanent chairman. Sunday tught after an illness of I MJ. Hoover said the food adminis- tranon he suggested should take i Xo ship was available to rake on over ihe food and agriculture activi- the shianceat and it was not in- nf TTmtprt Natlnrvt Wrfscf months. n of .fce Umted N-auorls Relief by the bacon board until quietiy in his oed at 3 pjn. C.D.T and the direct cause of death had J Rehabilitation 29 On that date lie board's The author i d16 Sriash-CanacUaB-Amerlcas i inspectors rejected 73 boxes C? Jlh Combined Food Beard, as well as :ns 42.733 pounds of zib not been determined, iiic combined Beard as well as world agencies connected the ground of slime, odour, some mould. declining health for the last two I wtjj food agr-.cuiture. months, Mr. Hoover said the food admin- Despite his poor nealth and near i istraaon. which he suggested be ciindness. he had attempted to named the United Naaons Food i complete a new novel which was i Administration, be directed by a', about three-fourths finished when j single food administrator and a and POLITICS XECESSART ne died. The man who won two Pulitzer irizes for literature would hava icen 77 next July 29. The funeral will be Tuesday in iie Tarkington home here and will be private. Mr. Tarkington is survived by the widow. Susannah. and three nephews. John T. Jameson, Donald Jameson and Booth T. Jameson, ail of Indianapolis. small advisory committee. KINGSTON. Ont- May i Premfer Drew toki the annual con- Jap Farmers End 20-Year Thirsts KYOTO. Japan. May 20-year ride on the water was ended last week by 310 Japanese fanners by a sake party which really made history in their village. Twenty years ago the 310 fanners comprising the western Honshu village of Xawaiciani couldnt produce yen among them for construction of a new primary school. They were so ashamed they agreed to abstain from sake, the country's leading liquor, for 20 years. During the drought the farm- ers saved 1500.000 yen. built their school and used the rest for village improvements. Last week the time was up and the 20-year thirsts were slaked in adequate fashion. He said it should be the admin- i veunon of Queen's University Sa- isiration's purpose to return to turday that "politics are an esssn- ponnai commerce the food, fenil- tial part of the institution, of gor- izer and farm supply business of eminent as we know it." Politics the world "with all speed possible." in Canada played a unique role acd Attlee's Denial May Prime Minister Attlee in rhe house of commons today denied that Herbert Mornson. lord president of the council, would succeed Sir Ben one of importance to good govern- ment. Decentralization of govem- ment was vjtal to trie -araple struc- ture on which the Canadian form of governmental procedure rested. he said. Bread Still On Canuck Menus TORONTO. May dian restaurants are not adopting the plan, current in the United States, of eliminating bread from their menus three nights a week but they are taking other measures to conserve wheat products, an official of the Canadian Restaurant Asso- ciation said today. Many eating places are no longer cutting the crusts from slices served to patrons. Restaurants also are making sure that all bread leftovers are used up and the association is j asking that no grain cereals be wasted. Consult the or accountant of your neighbourhood B of M branch. i i at astr tbat an Difficulties Face New Jap Premier TOKYO. May of Premier-Designate Shigeru Yo- shida's efforts to form a Consena- tive coalition government Tvas re- ported after a mammoth but mild- mannered mob milled for hours round Emperor Hirohito's palace. demanding more food and a "demo- cratic regime. The Jiji newt agency said flatly that Yoshida had abandoned his four-day struggle to buUd a new cabinet arid would go to the palace forthwith to inform the emperor. j It asserted that Yoshida's secretary had announced the premier-desjg- nate's decision to a delation of 30 labor union leaders and others. Another Yoshida aide, however, told the Associated Press thai he had "not yet" resigned and would not- seek to see the emperor. Yo- shida himself declined to talk to Allied and Japanese newsmen, and slipped out the back door of his official residence to evade the labor delegation which called oa him. Tourist Leaders To Confer Soon EDMONTON. May r.a- tional conference of all provincial cabinet ministers charged with the responsibility of administering the touris; departments of the prov- inces be called this year, ac- cordins to word received here to- day by Maj. J. A. Wood, superin- tendent of Jasper National Park. Irom Dan Leo Dolan of Olta-s-a. di- rector of the Canadian Travel Bur- eau. Representatives the rail- wars, steamships, bus and airline companies will be asked to attend the parley. EGGS FOR BKTTAIX LIVERPOOL. May 20. (C.P. Cable.) The steamship Cavina berthed here today with shell eggs from Canada after an At- lantic crossing which included 1.000 miles "dead slow" through thick, fog and dangerous ice. Her cargo in- cluded 675 tons of dried eggs and tons of bacon, and ham. ALLURING... yet too anxious to him forget his beloved wife ...and his search for he? murderer ...the men trailed down to Buenos Aires! TODAY TILL WED. ROXY A FAM9IS PUTEIS TMEiTlE FAMOUS PlfiHRS THEATRil LEAVE IT TO THE CAPITOL THEATRE ..TO PRESENT THE PICTURE ALREADYJCCLAIMED, tfSure to be one of 1946's TODAY TILL JDARRYLF.ZANUCK STfc WTLL'WS IN TECHNICOLOR MTXE STRIKE EMJS DRtTMHELTUER, May The strike at the Hygrade Mine came to an end Sunday night. The men returned to work this usorrung. _ The miners walked out Fndav f when a driver v.ss dismissed. The man is a war veteran and had re- cently returned to Previous to joining up he was employed on the tipple. The return to work was agreed on by the miners when the veteran re- turned to his drhmg job tnis morn- ing. BENE TIEfflEY CORNEL WILDE JEANNE GRAIN ViNCEiNT PRICE PHILIPS-SAY COIUSS-SESE LOCKHWT Extra Color Cartoon Passing Parade -Our Old Car" Latest World News Feature Times 2.40. 5.00, 7.15, 9.35 Complete Shows 2.15. 6-50, 9.05 TTe Urge You Xote Times and Attend ihe Early ;