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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 23, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, MAY THE LETHBRIDOE HERALD PAGE THREX Will Push Sooth Macfeod Project (HNS) a mass meeting of farmers and others Wed- nesday night it was decided to press for the earlv development of the South Macleod Irrigation project. The meeting was called by the local here. Arnold Cnamp- neys, speaking for the irrigation committee, stated the committee had been advised that undei the re- vssed plans for imgatiojj develop- ment in this region the water would be taken from the Oldman nver and not from the Btliy nver as originally planned. The project will be looked wpors, by the govemnaeat, he said, as a post-war activity but no action can be taken this year. The meet- ing went on record as favorinsr in- come exemptions of for single men and for married men. Parity prices and- ihe proposed municipal hospital scheme were also discussed. NO -MEMBERSHIPS FOB MESEKVE AKAIV, M.CJCT. QUEBEC. May WS The Canadian Legion bien- nial convention Wednesday deleted from the constitution 4 a clause giving active mem- bersbip to members of the reserve anny and the R-C. It granted associate mera- berships to members of the permanent force and to vol- unteers in the reserve army. "Battery" To Fire In Queen's Honor NEW WESTMINSTEa, B.C., May unique cere- mony of the ancient and hon- orable hyack battery will be held Friday when the batterv parades to fire a royal salute in memory of Queen "victoria. Organised in 1872, the bat- tery each year for the ceremoay. For many years anvils have been used for the salute. The square hole in one anvil is fill- ed with powder and a second anvil is placed on top, flat side down. A trail of powder to the charge is ignited with a red- hot iron attached to the pole. Members of the batterv have such quaint titles as to'ucher- off, hlower-up, swabber o3, water boy. timer, and oowder pertaining to their duties. Today Friday 2Gtn ctinir-Fox Plant 2nd HIT FOR LAFFS Urges That P.O.W.'s Stay In Canada For Labor Purposes Highlights In The News Horse slaughtering in it was Cartoonist William Jtauldin. estimated at the Chicago stock yards, will reach an all-time high, with more than 150.000 torses going on the butcher block for human consumption, more than, double last year's total of A 17- j ear-oid office hov was kill- ed as he and a friend piajed with a .33-calibre revolver on the 22nd floor of a Near York office build- ing. Police identified the dead youth as Edward Lang. Earl Broader, former general sec- retary of the Communist party ia the United States, registered at American embassy ia Moscow and agreed to meet foreign correspon- dents at a press conference. The Xational Safety League of Canada in Toronto announced that viscount. Alexander of Tunis, gov- rarrrtrf w j? QUEBEC. May CoL H. R- g- AUey of Toronto, wartime head of ercor-general of Canada had ac- the Veterans Guard, urged on the cepted the office of honorary presi- floor of the Canadian Legion con- dent of the league. vention that German prisoners of war be allowed to star in Canada for labor purposes. His veterans guarded German prisoners during the war. Delegates shouted Him down af- ter a reference to Germans as "friends" and passed a resolution urging that departure of the Ger- mans be expedited and that simi- lar steps be taken in connection with enemy nationals "who were interned here during the war and DOC released after investigation." An Alberta delegate said no thought should be given to keeping Germans in Canada while veterans were jobless. Secret Of June, 1940, Revealed LONDON, May Seven days after Dunkerque, when the Germans already were crossing the Seine northwest of Paris, a fresh British division left Britain for France in a last desperate bid to halt the enemv onslaught, it was revealed here. Is took up positions with the 10th French army west of the Seine barely 24 hours before the first Ger- man armored cars roared down the streets of Paris. This adventure was revealed when the war office lifted the veil of se- crecy from the 13 days of chaos June 4. 1940 when the last Brit- ish soldier at Dunkerque scrambled aboard the lass small ship for Eng- land and June 17 when Petain ask- ed Hitler for "honorable terms." It is the story of three British divisions who fought on in France, forgotten by a world shunned by the disaster" of German success and dazzled bv the "miracls of Dunker- It "also reveals thai even af- ter Dunkerque the French were planning to hold a "redoubt" in Brittany against she Germans and that six days after Dunkerque, a new commander was appointed for all British troops in Prance. He was Lt.-Gen. Sir Alan Brooke. now Viscounc Alanbrpoke. On June 22, 1940, he summarized the events of those 13 days in a report to the war secretary, which has'beea made public ha the official London Ga- zette. It was accompanied by a similar report by LiL-Gen. Sir James Corn- wall who commanded the British troops "with the 10th French armr during those post-Dunkerque days. .14 JAP ROYAL FAMILIES LOPPED OFF PAYROLL TOKYO, May Fourteen royal families, in- cluding those of Emperor Hirohito's three brothers. -were lopped from the public payroll by Allied order "today and denied "all special priyi- ledges including immunitv from taxation.'' The order did not affect Emperor Hirohito's immedi- ate familv. A PruritlS-Intense Itching Relieved quickly by this Medicinal Oinlmenf There are two forms of itching which are especially distressing. First from wmch only women suffer and second pruritis at the rectum from piles, pin or varicose veins. The causes of both these forms of intense itching are often difficult to locate but what you do -want, at once, is relief from the severe and depressing itching. Then let Dr. Chase's OINTMENT help you for it brings relief almost as quickly aa applied. Once used it Trill always be kept at band for quick use when the need arises. GO cts. a box. Economy size jar Dr. Chase's Ointment Chesterfields and Car Up- holstery cleaned and de- mothed on or off the prem- ises. Ready for use in six hours. Color-Brite Cleaners Phone 2569 JR'DAY RUGS Regular Roller Skating to P.M. DAILY Wednesday and Saturday Matinee to CHILDREN SATURDAY MORNING A.M. to 12 NOON SPECIAL RATES FOR CLOTS BY APPOINTMENT SPECIAL MATINEE AT p.m. FRIDAY, MAY 24th THE BARN SIXTH STREET SOUTH OPPOSITE EATON'S The King spoke as a farmer to farmers Wednesday when he at- tended the centenary celebrations lunch of the Roval Agricultural College at Cirencester. General Carl Spaatz said in Washington post-war bombers with a range of thousands of miles and 600 railes-an-hour fighter planes made it imperative m the atomic age for the United States to main- tain ready and efficient air de- fences. Pte. Clarence Stewart of the Win- nipeg Grenadiers, a tuberculosis aa- tient a; King Edward hospital" in Winnipeg, was 25 yesterday and had his first Canadian birthday party irj seven years. Bui. and patients made up for the six lean anniversaries, four of which he spent in a Japanese prison camp. At the request of the Czecho- slovak government the march of Soviet troops from the south to the north of Czechoslovakia has been postponed until after the Czecho- slovak general elections May 23. The Office of Price Administra- tion in Washington raised retail price ceilings for 16 makes of new automobiles by from to to offset higher costs for steel, other materials and some wage increases. Premier George Drew of Ontario told members of the Roval Empire Society in Montreal that "the time to stop aggression is now and it can be done if the British Empire and the United States stand to- gether and make ic clear for what they both fought." General H. D. G. Crerar, former commander of the First Canadian Army overseas, in a Universitv of Western Ontario convocation "ad- dress, condemned the "widespread assumption that measures of'ahv- sical disarmament would conduce to peace between nations" and call- ed it, "a fundamental error in our international, national and indi- vidual thinking." The general council of the Trades Union Congress meeting has decid- known for his grim inic portrayals of araiy life, was granted a divorce from Norma Jean Mauldin in Los Angeles after testifying be had heard her sat- it have been" better if he had been John Beverley Thompson, 18- year-old WestvUIe, N-S_ merchant seaman, was found guilty of the murder of Alonzo Keav. 61-year-old merchant at StellaKon, KJS.. Feb. 11. Dr. E. F. Brooks of Toronto told the 66th ann-aa! meeting of the On- tario Medical Association in To- ronto that two deaths from bromide poisoning in Toronto in the last. years indicated the necessitv for re- quiring a doctor's prescription for the purchase of bromides. The Irish Republican Army, a ter- rorist, organization which was almost obliterated during the uar, is show- ing new signs of life and the Eire and Northern Ireland governments are combining forces to smash it. At the final session of its annual meeting in Toronto the Royal So- ciety of Canada urged a decrease Canadian food consumption to per- mit greater shipments TO Great Bn- i tain. The "headless skeleton" found at Granby, Ont.. Monday turns out to He Re-enlisted And No Wonder! TIFFIN, O_ May 23 UP) Serin K. 35, the United States army's highest- paid private before his discharge last December, is baci in the army air force. Officials, announcing Hasidea- schild's re-enlistment, said the private's wife and the couple's 13 children would receive a month in family allowances- Haudenschild. after oomributiis? toward his familv's support, will recelre a month. Alexander Pays Tribute to Vet Varsity Training CftEAMEKY HOTTER CENT IX EDMONTON MONTREAL, May Vis-; count Alexander yesterday oaid trib- I ute to the policy of enabling asj many veterans as possible te attend I university as a "very wise and far- j seeing" arrangement. i The governor-general, in a speech i prepared for delivery v, a eonvoca- j tion ceremony at McGU! University where an, honorary doctor of laws j 1 degree was conferred upon him. saKi) j he had been denied she advantages i of a university education as "a price ZDMONTON, May price of creamery butter declined one cent a pound in saost Edmonton stores this week as a result of the one-oenr reduction in wholesale prices at the eai. Honorary Degree For GoY.-General The Japanese return- ed to his homeland Tuesdav. Allied i headquarters estimated thas in the j Far East and Pacific islands ap-1 prtxsimately remain so be! repatriated. The aged "White Rajah" of Sar- awak. Vyner whose fsmily ruled "that tmK ,y there are ft men who have bees demec great benefits through fault of their own. It is because sue" long years of war have claimed them. I am particularly glad to; Rev. Huband New Conference Head Srooke, see you thrown open vour coors Xonh wide and are taking in these Borneo Drincipalitv for a century, t raen in as greas a cjnVoer as pos- has sigaeo a document ceding his sible." realm to the Brstish crown. Col. Amado DunUao. Philippine army intelligence that the chief, reported officer at DEWITT be the remains of a cow and nos of a human being. Montreal medlcc- in two weeks and robbed of pesos Peanuts the Lion, kin? of beasts I at the Buffalo. N.Y.. Zcoiotncal Gar- dens, died hi his cage of chronic I legal experts announced. The exam- stomach ulcers after a 23-dsv "self- iners agreed no foul play was indi- cated. Date of the bovine's depar- ture from this world could not be determined. The snoring of a fellow lodger so upset James Henry Loveu. a Lon- don engineer, that he ended up IE magistrate's court after he had at- tacked the lodger in an effort to silence him- Jacob Katzman of New York, a former United States army chao- lain. told a meeting of the Jewish Naaoaa! "Workers' Alliance in Win- nipeg the had hoped to "de- stroy all Jewish children in Europe so there would be no more Jewish generations in that sphere." Retirement of Lt.-CoL W. Baxter Keith. 38. of Montreal, former as- sistant adjutant-general at Cana- dian military headquarters in Lon- don, was announced by defence headquarters in Ottawa. A cargo of 420 tons of Brazilian soap, the first soap to be imported to Italy in several years, has arrived in yaples. United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation headquarters in London announced. The Grand Cross of the French Legion of Honor has been awarded to Prof. Paul Langevin. French ex- pert in a_tcmic research, who was arrested by the Germans in 1941. Two United States army soldiers were arrested in a sparsely-settled area of North Devon. England, where they had been hiding for two years, and were handed over to the ed to ask the government to intro- United States military authorities. ea 10 ass trie government to mtro- j duce a bill at the next session of j parliament granting 12 an-" nual holiday with pav, exclusive of public holidays to aU the workers of Britain. Unless executive clemencv is ap- plied Neil Nashkawa, 23-year-oIc Indian of the Saugeen reserve near Walkerton. Ont, will be hanged Juno 5 for the triangle slayins of Walter Lavallee as a result of re- jection by Ontario court of anneal of his appeal from the death" sen- tence. New Zealand should maintain the closest: relations with her most trust- ed friends, the members of the British Commonwealth, and in par- ticular with the United King- dom. Australia and Canada, "Waiter Nasn. deputy prime minister of New Zealand, told an audience in London. Mr. Nash was addressing a gathering at the Royal Empire So- ciety. Princess Elizabeth was in ice audience. Public Works Minister W. A. Fal- low said he wouldn't be surprised if the CJ3.C. attemnted to seize the Alberta government-owned radio station CKUA.and added "they'll get more than they bargained for if they do." Referring to refusal of the C.B.C. to grant the govern- ment a commercial license for CK0A which is operated by Al- berta Government Telephones, the minister said under the oresent set- up the C.B.C. -'can do anVthing thev Prune Minister Mackenzie King dincti Wednesday night with Win- ston Churchill. Britain's wartime prur.e minister, Mrs. Churchill and their daughter Mary at, the Chur- chill residence in London. No other guests vrere present. The dream of Walter Callow, blind war veteran bed-ridden in Halifax hospital since 1930, to provide spe- cially-built buses for wheelchair veterans in Canadian and States hospitals came nearer rea- lization with the announcement the fund has passed Pte. Mike Desbalko of Edmonton and Wetsskiwin, Alta_ testified Wednesday at the resumption of the ina! in Amsterdam of Pte Stefan Kolcsar of Edmonton and Vancouver for the murder of a Netherlander, that the thefc of a jeep belonging to the Netherland was Desoalkos suggestion- More than 200 employees of the j S. M. Simpson Lumber Companv 1 at Keiowna have been released by the company but a cornpanv offi- nal said they mjghl be hired again when slie present woodworkers stnke ends. The company laid off aH employees out on sinks and all those who refused to work because of the strike. About persons in the Unitecs States are afflicted with al- coholism, "one-quarter of their bemg alcoholics." Dr! Se-xcen D. Bacon of Yale Uni-.ersitv said in an address prepared for de- livery at the national conference i of social work in Buffalo. Every well-equipped ship will be fitted with radar within a few vears, Sir Robert Watson Watt, radio-lo- cation pioneer, said in London in summing up results of a three-weeks conference on radio aids to marine navigation. In two spot raids, German police and American public safety rounded up 37o Berlin youths among whom they found elements of five criminal or subversne gangs, mili- ury government authorities an- nounced. William Kerr, federal government senior poultry products inspector for New Brunswick, the man wno pioneered and developed the co- operative marketing of eggs and poultry in Canada.- retired after 31 years of service with the department of agriculture, B. E. Astbury. O.B.E., general sec- retary of the Family Welfare As- sociation of London. England, told the annual meeting of the Na- tional Conference of Social Work in Buffalo. N.Y., that war-bom dis- ruption of family life as well as de- terioration of social standards is one of the major problems facing Great Bntairu imposed starvation diet. Fourteen more cases of icfantiie paralysis were reported in Sydney Australia, making a total cf 402 ihis and MacKENZIESAYS Iran Envoy Is Either Brave Or Misguided The thing which impresses me most about developments, TOSOOTTO, May SJD2 a convocation esremcny at Uaiversisy of Toronto soday, 41 count Alexander told his Ifetavrrs: "In these jEimes when is seercs 2ie Ifcjsts of civilization are ftming bat dimly yoar work and activities are more important tftaa ever be- fore" In A prepared for delivery following Ms award of art honorary law's degree, the governor-general I issued a "call K> arms" to student jTeieracs. I "We have won the -arar, bet -we not yet -afori the he I tJeclsreet "That is the greas prob- tern wmch faces aS today. The i a ?G arms I make fs thist A. JK, CI OS2t.eC church. Calgary, was elected ?resi- I cent of the Alberta Conference, CnSteti Church of Canada today as the conference entered its second day. Other masters named to ihe 1 executive included: Rev. C. Dwigiit: St. Paul's crated church.; -YotJ M x Snea3c Calgary, wno was re-elected secre- Of tj-e earth yia liave done tary, acd Rev. Z. Datrzdge of Po- TOUT dut? en battlefields of noka. for ius 12th tenrt suro-v frora vUfranean to as statlsuca! secrftary. Treasurer; the Baltic, in the air and on the will be named Monday when the high seas. New yea. as the nominating gives Its re- young zeneration. the new army, go port. i forth into the worM armed "and Rev. Willard Brewing of Toronto addressed the convention. J A resolution was passed that executive of the general council, request the executive of the board of finance in co-operation with the boards of the church to submit ;o the genera! council a pian to carry out alterations and rer J which Me will bnn? you and wel- opporramties of ieader- 1 eqiiipped to carry on the fight for the salvation and progress of our civil'zaliori. Mucn will deserui 012. you." Sask. By-Election United! _______ Ambassador Hussein Ala is either a very brave AU Alberta members of the Retail and wise man or he is misguided Merchants' Association cf Canada in his handhng of explosive will be asked to support the associa- situation. of Crated church buildings m Can- ada and in the overseas 3eld. __ i Set For June 27 campaign against scecial tax i privileges for co-operatives. A. C. MacKay. secretary of the pro-mcia! I board, said in Calvary Tuesday. Rev. C. w. Colemari of Chalmers United Church. Winnipeg, was nom- 's-f- council yesterday voted to i tssue on its agenda ir.deSriuely question of U) whether lies- has withdrawn its troops from province m northwest Iran as promised, and (21 whether Russia is interfering with the in- itiated minister of die First United 0'r the Teh-arT gov- iCTHal SHSlrS Oi. UJB 5" church, town Montreal of Mount Royal, Two of everv three Canada do not attend in The vote was unanimous, except that Soviet; delegate Andrei A. Grorayko again boycotted the Hopes Dim For Air Agreement At Montreal Meet _ Sunday i session. school, said F7 H. Wellington.'ex- The events which ircmediatciy ecutive secretary of the recently-or- i preceded this vote are highly in- j -snrf also tilffiliy i REGESA. May by-elec- zioft a the constituency of Morse, Sask.. wiU be nelri June 27, Premier T. C. Douglas announced today. The by-electioa was reads rieces- sary as a resul; of the resignarfja iast fail of S. M. SpideH, member. Liberals yesterday Hercer; Wisbe. mayor of Herbert, MONTREAL in the elecdoa, pects seemed discouraging sodav for Progressive Conservatives have agreement on a multilateral trea'.v named aapen D. Ramsay. Saska- aividtag up the world's interEanon- won. prorates! leader of party, al air commerce on an ecuable basi? li3" -3- and establishing an Internationa! i CC31. will nominate its can- authority to administer a cosarscs dldate at Central 3une May 23. code of "operation. f ttete of the by-electioa 02 Delegates from the member ca- a Thursday, tions of the provisional international ganfeeci Evangelical Sunday Sc'iool teresting. ___ _ perhaps also highly j Association of Canada, at its first significant. Ambassador Hussein Ala _ Dubiic meeting in Toronto. appeared before the council ard j I expressed doubt that all Lt.-Col, G. P. R. Bradbrooke zt j troops had left Iran. Ee also said esina- former officer hadn't been instructed by O1S _______ ___________________ Canadian'Parachiite j gove'rnmeiit to withdraw the other 3 retired from the acthe j Moscow had inrerfsr- i Retina, former officer commanding the 1st ion. has army, defence headquarters an- nounced in Ottawa. Three escort vessels of ihe Alser- ine class have been allotted by the Royal Caradian Navy for tra'rurg reservists this summer and will op- j erate of the east coast, the St.! Lawrence river and the Great lakes, naral servics headquarters announc- ed in Ottawa. South Africa's 1545 corn crop will ed "m Iranian he tho-aght is should stay on the agenda. Now just a few- hours before he j statement. Hussein Ala j ihe council that he j s. telegram from. Iran- ing a commission had failed to-----, any trace of Soviet troops on Pers- ian soil. The premier asked that th.e -question of withdrawal of Red troops be dropped by the council. Ai the same tune. Prince F1----- total or IS.icOTOO bacs estimated lor -IT il, tbe J G-1 Iranian propaganda, minister, let N. Strauss announced. a, blastas.Hussein A-a, declar- K. Strauss ounced. Holland's weekly broead Tation is to be reduced from 2.430 grams civil aviation organization's firss general assembly went into commis- tee work on the numerous technical and political aspects of the indus- try. While ther expected to accom- plish a great deal !n the way of set- ing UD machinery for tlse barman- j ious operation of International air i transport there seemed Irtle hope of complex asreenient en the most', vital part of their task. j That 5s to wrap up all existing j bi-lateral agreements ca ntterna-! nonal flying in one multilateral sact which woulrf ensure tha; ail nations get a fair chance at the business and thai all would submit to a common iet of rules of operatior_ 5IARRIED NINE TmES (four pounds eignt ounces) to I the govemmenc ou; of Iran, and that the amoasja- dor spoke for himself ana not lor grams (four pounds two ounces', j the Dutch ministry of agriculture, fisheries, and food announced. LABOR BODT TO MEET MONTREAL. May 98th session of the governing bccy of the International Labor Office win open here for the fiist time Hussein Ala right or is ha ____gl j; is so contrary te prac- j tice that wnen as ambassador goes i outside the instructions issued _ by j his government; on such a highly important matter, it's time to sit CLOVERDALE. B.C.. May George Sce- diger was ca record today as testi- fying: he went through nire "mar- riages" between 1S02 and 1346 with the locales ranging from New York to Vancouver. Mr. Roediger ad- mitted the "marriages" when tesa- fyiup yesterday at the preliminary hearing of Don Galloway on a charge of assault with, a gun. The hearisg was adjourned to May 29. BRITISH RETAIN STATION LONCON. May C! radio said today the Iraruaa min- ister of posts and telegraph has co-firmed reports that the British have not yec evacuated a. wartime radio station near tfce of Busnirc on the Persian Gulf. Backaches Every Day? YOU NEED MORE LIVER BILE bifc Ml mi prrride ywr natural Lack bfie today at Ii-O. headquarters, moved j from Geneva to Montreal in I9-J1. i up" and take noace. But then the query immediately arises, of course. whether he actually is exceeding his STARTS TOMORROW The GOLD is Yours Partner it's BING, BOB and DOTTY hitting the road to Alaska for gold, romance and a free-for-all of the most riotous fun you've ever had in a movie! feroowr in the Latest and Greatest Road" Show of then? AH! ADDED MARCH OF TIME "Xight Club Boom' COLOR CAKTOOX SPORTS REEL NEWS "LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN" With GENE TIERNEY CORNEL WILDE JEANNE CR.UN ROXY FAWOUi vusm mtm TODAY TILL SATURDAY Grand Holiday Attraction GiOSGE HAYES SECOND FEATURE ttuHum- IIWAII NEWSPAPER! ;