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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 22, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, MAY GREAT BIOLOGICAL TEST THE LETHBKIDGE HERALD One of toe greatest biological tests Planned During Atomic Bombings By HOWARD "W. BLAKfcSLEE >riU be insects in packages of grain. WASHINGTON May if) 1 because insects are sensitive to changes in heredity Irani wo much exposure to radioactive rays. There wil! be ISO special white mice, with inherited weakness for cancer, to studv whether the bomb's single, massive flash of X-rays and neu- trons can activate malignant growth. There be white rats. in medical history be made by ifae States" navy this summer ia the Bikini atoll atomic bomb- logs. The purpose is to learn not only hovr to treat future injuries Ircm atomic burns, blasts and X-rays. but also whether there rcay be long- delayed miter eHects. There irill be acolds and fungi on the ships because these simple forms of life that groar so rapidly are sensitive to damage that might not. show on larger There US. Navy Has 291 Major Ships WASHINGTON. May The house of representatives appro- priations committee recommended for the United States navy next year in response to Sec- retary Porresiai's plea for a "truly effective sea and naval air power" 10 help keep the peace. Under the committee's plan, the navy would have an average force 200 pigs and 200 goats, distribute j Of men and officers itterly. "Time! He's exhausted time and encroached on eternity." (New York It easier to understand people and In their informal moni- nu than when they are on par- de. For example, Americans find t difficult to enter into the f the British Houte of Lords, the guard at Buckingham Palace and the habit of running for office ini constituency to which the candi- i. date does not reside. Americans; a strong recommendation to tend to shudder at the word "eai- j the government for con- They believe that the Oxford! tinuajion of an organization >r Cambridge accent Is acquired' nhich provided such araens- over 22 ships to determine the ef- fects of the bomb on personnel. one reason for pigs is their like- ness to humans in skin reaction to sunburn. The intense sunburn from the sritra-violet. ray flash causes _ redness in a few minutes and Wist-- ers in a few hoars. But it 3s im- portant to learn how U> distinguish early between sunburn, heat bums and those of X-rays. The latter superficially resemble sunburn, but are much more danserous and in general are slower in appearing. A large series of tests is based on the fact; that men on a warsaip hare BO place to go escape atomic rays. They cannot take to trenches or dugouts. Much information that the ani- mals furnish will be secret. This cover precise distances at which occur the various of injury from infra-red. ulira-vioSet. and X-rays and from blast. SHEEP SHEARING SCHOOL EDMONTON. May eral government oSlcials have ar- rived here to attend a two-day sheep shearing school, one of a series being held across the coun- trr. Those here include James A. Telfer, Ottawa, chief of production services for the Dominion depsrc- rcent of agriculture, and W. E. ilc- Connell. Ottawa, wool inspecar for Western Canada. during the 1947 fiscal year, to man 291 major aghiisg ships listed for active service and fly fleet planes and 3.000 other planes. Admiral of Keel Chester firmtz gave this report on how the United States navy rated wish others in major ships on Jan. 1: States, 23; treat Britain, 14; Russia, 4; Italy. 5; France, 4. Heavy States. 28; Britain, 12; Russia, 7; Italy. 1. France, 3. Light States. 41; Jreat Britain, 50; Russia, 2; Italy, 9; France. 6. Aircraft States. 32; Great Britain, 12; Russia. Italy and France, none. States, 206: reat Britain. 115; Russia, Italy. 21; France, is. Total combatant States. 756; Great Britain. 491; Russia. Italy, 47; Ranee, 46 and used solely to annoy citizens if the United States. But behind the facade what do we ind? find 80.000 Englishmen; ,ying to witness a game of soccer, with one fan dying of heartr aiiure and another injuring len f spectators by falling throagr' a. glass roof in his enthusiasm- ind a shortage of rolling: stock on; the railroads, together with a. pro-J >osal for "nursery coaches" for the LEFT HAND CORNER (Continued from Front Page.) headaches, staggeirag. or a change "n vision are first symptoms tha there is trouble, and Dr. Peirce ad vised parents to act immediatel: at these signs and consult a phy sician. Brain minors, he said, ar successfully treated with an oper ation plus X-ray therapy. X.S. LIQUOR BILL (Halifax Herald) Tear after year Nova Scotia has been hitting new highs in sale an consumption of what might be des cribed as "legal" liquor. Net sales for the fiscal year per IN LCGlOSr tTKGES WELFAXE 8CCV1CE8 BE CONTINUED QUEBEC. May Continuation of the wartime voluntary welfare services as m. part of Canada's peacetime army was recommended by the Canadian Legion conven- tion. Delegates approved a re- port of the Legion war serv- ices committee winch urged Drinking In Religious Films Rapped by Judge PETERBOROUGH, Ont, May 22 HELD GETS 75-BAJUtEL WELL ff liOYDMTSSTER, A1U-. May recent gusher in the oil field shot to Monday films "Going My Way" night when cement vac drill- and "The Bells of St. Mary's" were ed and heavy gas prttwire fees, deep producer Tuesday and was re- ties as hostels, courses and movies. Jap Premier Makes Changes i attacked by Judge Joseph Wearing shot columns into the air at of London, Onu in an adcrese at a drilling sate four miles 1 ceatenial celebrations of Murray 4. south of the town. The new ff! Street Baptist church. I "Religious movies are wonderful." j A the judge said. "I would show them i ported flowing "at the rate of Sunday night if I 75 ba-reis a dav. A 'they attract our sotis? pie. But oy religious movi-es 1 do i not mean creations like "Going My Way- arid "The Bells of St. Mary's" i, which depict only one church. -They had Bias Crosby a; PAGE THIRTEEN Many Problems Faring Comd By PHLASC1B W. CARPENTER posal for "nursery coaches" for the l use of mothers and bates In I INCW Cabinet We learn that Britons shave, stop j icd December 1. 1944- to November SO. 1943, totalled com- pared with S17.79S.OOO in the pre- vious twelvemonth. Net profit from, these sales amounted to in the last fiscal year and in the fiscal year before. This province siaiply cannot af- ford to spend that kind of money on the luxury of liquor. Its citizens cannot afford such a liquor bsJL "Isn't it time he whisp- ered the weary pewaolder as the preacher went on and on. replied her companion, i heir colds, season their foods, wet 1 heir whisties. fill their pipes arid relieve their aches and paias with: products which have attributes and sometimes trade names t us. And how can we distrust a tion which goes into hysterics over a game of soccer, has babies. fcmngry and thirsty and is subject; not only so a King but to the com- i mon cold? j Understanding Britain !s easier than understanding Russia, for -are can grasp somewhat score ot what the British say. But, if Mr. Stalin would only let us know what a Russian does when his head aches, why he smokes the cigarettes he does, what games he gets excited about and nhy. what preparations he finds best to remove spots from clothing and enhance the flavor of his then, we would be that much further along toward a real" and human friendship with the j Russian people. The Lord Tankerville was In- clined dec: cheered matter-of-fact philosophy of feis lady. "Ah. my dear." remarked the mel- ancholv lord one day, apropos of a friend's death, "how sad it, is to! see our friends going before Yes." agreed the cheerful Lady ckervsile. "but is would be much j nucer 'ancfeer. coaiedian and er. asd then they thought he would so over a clersymaa. 1 1CKS he did to macy. but net to me. i Keithe' did his fellow ____ YORK, May United Nations economic and social council, whose job is to settle eco- nomjc and social troubles before they become conflicts of threaten- ing oeaee. wM meet here next Sat- trrdav -with a number of ticklish probieins on its doorstep. 1 The corcrcission oa human rights, headed by Mrs. PranHtn D. Hoosa- r recommended that an la- I temauonai bill of rights be drafted as soon as possible and that a sub- no Of informa- Barrv Fitzgerald. I can still see the j two "of them, supposedly mission- aries of God, crinkiag their wins- 5 key- J. H. Brown. proTiraiai entomologist., i "Just tlilci: of the pernicious in- grg assisting the endless war against 'fluenee on our ycuns .X.3C- drinking commission on freedozs of iafonna- 1 uon and of the press should be j A special ccmzsutee ca refugees and displaced persons, sseetiag in NTON. Mav 5? niore than i two rv of Alberta merii- j direction of ECS ass i exceptions" poiiey- ot potential Jap- 1 to i out Shigetu Ycshida's new cabinet. hoyeiier. ssade MUitary H.Q. ilt Under Dover to accora- developaenV insisted plague' and IS tulerenjia JK the seuth of we pro- Should be forced to go (iince. Mr. Brown reported today rcl-, home> espeealiy who are a lowtcg his return .-Ip from a tnp preseni home jorem- to southern Ajoerta. ments. Their have already; The part that Eon-gorernmestal. i shown that the population of spot- specialized agencies vill IE the ted fever ticks is high to parts of United Katioris -srfl figure in the the ccuntnr. Mr. Brown said. The meeting. They include the Inter- crews have :nore than national Lanor Organization, the tic or uiira-nationalisac records. Headquarters turned was told in "The Post- I requested list and that Tokutaro 1 office Went to Kimura. procurator general, would be named justice minister. it has no eaforeetcent powers. i Sir H. Raraaswaau Mucaiiar of eminent publication majesty's stationery The operations room ixhich Ca- cooncil _... _____________ ______ ._. The diseases are transmitted to Sda. Chle Chin Colombia Cuba. naaian troops made were used as hicnacs when the infected bodies j Czechoslovakia. Prance. Greece. Le- a communications hub for the in- j of dead gopaers are handled. j banon, Norway. Peru, Has- A fine of 1.000 was imoosed a.________________________ __ Montreal on Sports In-1 vasion araiiesT but because" the j corporated for selling dresses at m- i was made far to the west I creased prices, and was the heavi- Jn Norrcandy. the actual operation- j of Bn 55L-? 2350 j al control was handled elsewhere, i Domini i Bread baking- !s one of the most! consideration bv the provincial gov- Par Breeders Assocaaon at icient of human arts. ernmer.t. annual meeting in Edmoatorj. i sia. Britain and Yugoslavia. A direct grant o' acres British Cclumbia land to the j _ Dominion government for soldier i H. J. Montgomery of settlement ourposes now is under was elected president of the Aioerta regulations. ancient Tanke. sadder if we were to 30 before them." MS OPENINGS FOB INDIA'S MILLIONS 1 (Foreign Policy Association) i In 1941 there were approximately j 389 million neople in India, almost as many as in the whole of Europe j west of Hussia. and nearly thrse irnes as many as in the United States- Today the total must be over 400 miUloiil Since the population, of j he world is roughly two billion! )ecnle this means that one-fifth of S iie human race, one person in every j Ive. lives in India. I The only country in Ihe world j that is thought to have more people j is China, but no census has Seen taken there in recent times. AERO ENGINE MECHANICS r r I'-l e i THE JOB: Keeping powerful en- gines and jet jobs running smoothly. Leam the care and repair of modern, aircraft engines from men who know. If you have had Service or Civil training in this trade you can qualify for higher grouping and more pay on enlistment Educational require- ments for untrained applicants are junior matriculation, equivalent technical school standards, or gradu- ation from a recognized school of commerce. Applicants without pre- vious service must be over IS and under 26. THE PAY: Basic pay plus living allowances for non-commissioned ranks runs from monthly for Air- craftman Class 2 to S188 for Warrant Officer Class One; extra pay for trade proficiency and increased pay after three years in any rank; marriage allowance of a month; free -uni- form clothing and medical and dental service. THE PENSION: A lifetime in- come on discharge after 20 years' or more service; pensions or gratuities in the event of prior discharge oa medical grounds, and pensions or gratuities to widows or children in the event of death on service. VETERANS7 PREFERENCE: As among applicants, war veterans applying for reappointment will re- ceive preference, and if accepted will be reappointed to the ranks they held at the time of their discharge, or to the nearest ranks which estab- lishment permits: their prior service will be a factor in promotion, and pension. TERMS OF SERVICE: Accepted applicants enter Interim Force, which terminates on or before Sep- tember 30, 1947; good conduct, satis- factory medical category and trade proficiency will enable airmen to enlist in Regular Air Force for five years and re-engage thereafter for further five-year terms. WHERE TO APPLY: Applications should be made to No. 2 Air Com- mand, RCAF, Stevenson Field. Man. -SZ This didn't happen on a Crow's Nest Pass trairi. but it might have: Two women were in a heatec argument as to the train window should be open or closed. and called the conductor as referse. "If this window is one declared. "I shall catch cold, ana t Qi probablv die." "If this window is the other said. "I shall certainly suffocate." The two women glared at each j other. The conductor was ac a loss. but welcomed the words of a man j who sai near: "Open the -window, i conductor; that will kill one. Xext, i shut it: that win kill the other, j Then we can ha-ve some j J. S. in CraubrooH: Courier. TESTERDAY AND TODAY (Kent Griffen of Halifax, N.S.. !n His Rotary Club's Spokesman.) Fifty years ago eggs were 8 cents a dozen! batter 10 cents a pound, nalk 5 cents a quart; the butcher gave away liver auft treated the boys with bologna: the hired .girl received S3 a week and did the washing. "Women concealed their ankles, and did not powder or paint (in smoke, vote, or play poker. Men wore whiskers and boots, chewed tobacco, spat on the side- walk, "nd cussed. Beer uas 5 cents a glass and the lunch free. Laborers worked ten hours a day at one dol- lar per. and never went on strike: the'hat-check grafter was unknown. A kerosene lamp and a stereoscope in the parlor were luxuries. No one ever ooerated on for append- icitis or had his face revamped, i Microbes and vitamins were un- heard of. folks lived to ripe old age, and every Christrcas walked miles to wish their folks Merry Christmas. Today most -people ride ia auto- mobiles or fly, play golf, shoot eraps. smoke cigarettes. everything, and blame tha high: cost of hving oa the neighbors. They never go to bed the same day that thev get up and think they are hav- i ing "a whale of a time. These are j the davs of racketeers and boot- j legging! high taxes, crirae, speed. and nerves. i If you still thirsk that Hfg is worth living. I wish you a Happy Mew j Year! __________________ j I Accuses Trooper Of j Starting Massacre j Germanv. Mav Virgil P- Lary of Kentucky pointed at a Nazi SS. trooper Tucscav and accused hnn of start- ins the Malniedy massacre of 71 Americas prisoners of war by firing at them with his pistol Lary. In the trial of 74 veterans in the Dachau war crimes court, was ope of six Ainencar-s who survived the butch- erv at the Belgian town of mctiy during the winter Battles of I the Ardennes Bulge 17 months ago. That -aas's last offensive The prosecution charged that the Germans slaughtered r.early 300 Arr.encar. prisoners of -aar curir.g the Arcennes oifensr.e aJlowjag the First Panzer Regiment to hunt hii- msr, beings for sport ar.d issued "no-prisoner" orcers. DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE FOR AIR OTTAWA, CANADA Hon. Colin Gibson, Minirfer H. F. Gordon, Deputy Minister ViLES SOT TRADING RESTRICTION'S CHICAGO. May 22 Ir-c. of the United States' most extensive traders m cash grains. filed sun in federal district court for treslp undetermined danaaces it alleged incurred as the result of a board of trade regulation re- stricting gram futures trading. The company asked the court to determine the amount of damages and to set aside the board's restric- tive regulation as illegal and un- i enforceable. THURSDAY NEWS For Holiday Shoppers STORE HOURS: ajn. to pjn. Saturday ajn. to 6 pjn. Wednesday to 1 pjn. In- formation Phone 3727. Semi-Porcelain CUPS ONLY Here are those ocd caps you need fcr picnics and dandy for kitchen use at home. too. Plata style, mace from smooth semi-porcelain -ware with Sturdy handles. Each WHITE WALL TENTS Size 12x14x4 Feet Budget Kaa Terms, m accoriance iritli Wartime Trade Board regulations, may be arranged if desired. Basement. BOCBTT waH tents for your holiday camping or Hshln? excur- sions. irom 10- ounce white duck -sizii doubls-sewn seams and complete with attached guide ropes. Less pegs and poles. Cash. Price, Electric Toasters Priced for Economy! or OPEN DOORS opportunity to secure a modestly-priced electric toaster home use. Well-made with dependable element and bn jh. pol- cord. ished finish. Will toast two slices at once-no SHOP THURSDAY FOR HOLIDAY Burns' Quick Dinner Corned Beef and Vegetables. IS-ounce (2 tokens per tirs> Orange Lemon Concentrate For cool beverages! Just add water, no sugar required. 16-ounce bottle (Makes two gallons) Sandwich Spreads Ham, Veal and Tocgue. Hani, Veal and Tomato. 3-oz. 'Two tias per token) Tomato Juice AyUner's, 20-oz. uns VEGETABLE RIPE TOMATOES, field grown, pound 21c HEAD LETTUCE, firm and crisp, pound 14c BANANAS, firm, yellow, pound 14c Fresh Ripe size cut, pound 12c Smoked Salmon Spread 9c 2-ounce tin Ritz Biscuits Christie's 2pStRi- T EATON m j. it BRANCH STORE Eaton's "Diamond E" Special Quality and Commercial Quality Beef CUBED BEEF 5TEARJ5, pound 3Sv MINCED STEAK, pound 32c FRESH MINCED HAMBURGER, pound 2UC LIMITED QUANTITY OF SPRING LAMB A real for Uolicay asscus! LEGS, pound.......................48C SHOULDERS, pound...............- LOIN CHOPS, BREAST FOR STEWING 35c SAUERKRAUT IN BULK 2 -bs. 29C WEINERS, pound .....................................28c SLICED BOLOGNA, pound 23c Main Floor ;