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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta TUESDAY, MAY 28, 1946 THE LETEBKIDGE HERALD PAGE THREE lass Lobby Plan Brings Criticism VANCOUVER. May ish Columbia Labor Minister Pear- son today projected "mass lobby" of the provincial gov- ernment by striking woodworkers and asserted if the government ac- cepted the union's are heading for a state of anarchy in this country." As the strike of some log- gers and sawmill workers in the province entered its 14th day, Mr. Pearson reiterated the strike, is Il- legal, charged the union with tak- ing the law into its own hands and declared the tangled labor situa- tion is one that the "people of this country will nos tolerate much locger." The International Woodworkers of America which ordered the strike after failure to 25-ceat hourly wage boosts, a. 40-hour week and union, security, announced vesterday plans for the inarch on Victoria, "provincial capi- tal, saying thousands will partici- pate in hopes of forcing the Brit- ColumSjia government to inter- vene. Mr. Pearson said today that the union Is "suggesting in effect that we take orders from them. No good can be accomplished by a mass trek on Victoria "by the strikers. If they are trying to force us into action in the field of the .Dominion government's responsi- bility, they are wrong." The provincial labor minister is- sued his statement while union of- ficials prepared for the march they hope may see more than union members, veterans and rep- resentatives of other organizations converge on the capital by boat and automobile. Harold Pritchett. I.W.A. district president, said today if no settle- ment is reached by June 12, he will discuss the situation with federal government officials at Ottawa where he -vrill be attending the national council meeting of the Canadian Congress of Labor. FORECASTS CHANGES IN JAIL ADMINISTRATION May The Winnipeg Free Press said today that there will be administrative changes shortly at the Portage Ja Prairie jail involving ap- pointment of a new superintendent and macron, a single position. The position was advertised this ireek by the Manitoba civil service commission. Attorney-General J O. McClenaghen was not available for comment. Senator Carter Glass Dies at 88 WASHINGTON. May W Senator Carter Glass of Virginia, long-time member of congress, of the federal reserve sys- tem" and once a cabinet member, died early today of heart failure. The oldest member of the senate, he was 88 last Jan. 4. Death came in his hotel apart- ment where he lived with his second wife, Mary- Senator Glass had been so iH that be was unable to appear in the senate since June, 1942- Canadian Officer Killed In Chicago CHICAGO. May John P. Fletcher, 46. a Canadian army educational officer on leave from Vancouver, was shot to death in his hotel room last night and Police Capt. Jerome Looney sasd Donald R. Murray, 41, Chicago sales- man, was held for questioning In connection with the slaying. -Capt Looney said Murray's wife. Doris, 36. was" in Lt.-Col. Fletcher's room when the shooting occurred. He said Murray and Lt.-CoL Fletcher. a former bandmaster and teacher in Elgin. HL. high school, bad been friends more than 20 years. No formal charge was placed against, Murray. William J. Terrell, a lawyer, said Fletcher and Mrs. Murray recently conferred with him separately about divorce suits. NICE FOR HENRY! WASHINGTON. May credit of to Henry Ford for overpayment of 1944 income tax was announced to- day by the internal revenue bur- Pte. Kolesar Is Given Acquittal AMSTERDAM. May 28. eing Merkley's accomplice in the javing. The court martial spent two hours and 50 minutes considering the find- ing. Kolesar was rearrested on a charge of armed robbery with vSoSersoe 90 seconds after the verdict was given. During his brief period of freedom he received his beret back from CpL George Palmer of Thomhill, Ont.. had dismissed escort. But Lieut. Qilliam Ame" of Toronto at the courtroom door- way then ordered Kolesar's arress on'the new charge. At Ottawa, defence headquarters officials said Lt.-CoL Fletcher en- listed in the Canadian army in 1942 and served overseas in an admin- istrative capacity before joining the staff of Khaki College at Leavesden, England. He returned to Canada last May 13 and was on disembarka- tion leave at time of the shooting. Three Falsehoods Of Liquor Industry EDMONTON, May Dr. Williard Brewing of St. George's United church. Toronto, charged be- fore the convention of Associated Temperance Forces of Alberta last night that the liquor industry was using three falsehoods in its "fight against the forces of temperance. First, he said, it was claimed that drinking and drunkenness woulc decrease bv increasing the avail- ability of liquor. Secondly it was claimed that prohibition had failed and thirdly was the claim that alco- hol had a" different effect on people in lounges than in beer parlors. He criticized recent Ontario legisla- tion for operation of cocktail lounges in that province. DIES AT 157 ISTANBUL, May Halil Aga, who claimed to be 157 yearc old. died at the Anatolian village of Sayca. Ritchie Paterson Company CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS AUDITORS P.O. BOX 940. TELEPHONE 2619 5 and 6 ACADIA BLDG. 612 THIRD AVE. S. TITO IN MOSCOW MOSCOW. May ier Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia, ar- riving here for a visit, said in an address at Moscow airport yester- day -that his people "have become convinced during the past year that Lhey have in the great Soviet Union a sincere friend, which helps us in peaceful reconstruction as it dici in war." Sounds Warning to Hotel Operators EDMONTON, May A. King, chairman of the Alberta liq- uor control board, told the Albersa Hotels association in an address today that hotel operators should strive to provide required public services and those who fail are laying themselrrss open to censure. The liquor board chairman said he had always tried to impress on applicants for licenses of their responsibility to the public. The board had a definite responsibility in connection with licensed prem- ises but the public too. had a re- sponsibility. "Hotels are not for partying pur- poses but are basically to provide food and shelter." he said. "Just because a naaa rents a room is no reason fcr him to think he owns the boteL" Mr. King: sugggested the AJELA. might well institute a program for the training of help and managers. FASTBALL GAMES ON At mid-afternoon Presi- dent Joe Lakie of the Fast- ball Association announced that, permitting, the games scheduled for the stadium for Tuesday eveam? would be vs. Shaughnessy and L.CX vs. Columbus Club. No Friendly Witness To Defend Bonnann NUERNBERG, May Counsel for the missing Martin Bormann complained wryly today that he was unable to find a single friendly witness to defend Hitler's deputy against war crimes charges j ruffsxvA tnA ml 1iT.aiT Calls For Joint Action Oppose Labor Legislation REQUEST REJECTED EDMONTON, May Ed- monton's city council last eight turned down a request from the Civic SSnployees" Federal Union No. Mrs. D. Hegland of Passes CAEMANQAY. (HNS) The death occurred today of Mrs. Del- mar Hegland, resident of this dis- trict for 41 years. The late Mrs. Hegland came with her husband from Tacoma in 1905. and had lived on a farm east of Carmangay con- tinuously since. She is survived by her husband and three sons and four daughters. Another son was the vrctici of an accident some months ago. The funeral will be held on Thursday afternoon CALGARY HERALD CCTS TO EIGHT PAGES TO ATTEND DINNER LONDON. May Cable.) Minister Mackenzie iKng will attend a Pilgrims' Club dinner tonight in honor of W. AveriU Har- riman. new United States ambassa- dor to London, and Viscount Hali- fax, former Briush ambassador to the United States. _________s__________________________t CALGARY. May P 30 which'would have bound the city i Calgary Herald said in a newspage storv today: The Herald appears today in ab- breviated form. Because of the loggers' strike in British Columbia newsprint supplies to all Alberta, newspapers are dwindling. In a few if the strike continues, there will be no further shipments of newsprint to this province. In the meactirce. as a service to readers, the Herald will use avail- able reserves of newsprint to pub- lish a small paper, making those re- to the of an arbitration board the union seeks to have medi- ate a dispute with the city over 1946 wages and working conditions. The union seeks a 20 cents an hour, in- crease for all members and inaug- uration of a 40-hour week. REV. BEN SPENCE RETIRES EDMONTON. May Ben H. Saence, acting executive sec- retary of the Associated Temper- ance Forces of Alberta for the past three 3'ears. Monday announced his retirement from that post. He return shortly to his original home in Toronto. MEASLES EPIDEMIC EDMONTON. May monton's current measles epidemic today showed 271 cases in the city, with" 137 reported for the week end- ing Saturday. There were 134 cases reported the previous week. PAYS FOR HIS "FUN" HERFORD. Germany. May of five years" imprisonment was passed by Flens- burg military court on the ring- leader of a group of boys who oefore tne international military Tbe lawyer. Dr. Friedrieh Ber- gold, presented to the tribunal sev- President Philip Murray i to take "immediate steps" for "joint action by all organized labor" in opposition to PresideES Truman's eral documents to be considered j when the defence of the absent mann comes up in a few weeks as-1 j remarked: "I am la an extremely difficult f isition. AU the witnesses are an- tagonistic to Boraoan and wans to -t put all tise guilt on him." t Dr. Bergold said Bormann dead or being held by Russian, occupation authorities." labor legislation. connection lhe Top Grade Beef T Up at with the labor of Saturday. ___jn Mr. Tru- proposal to draf i strikers into forces as "the first. Fascism is -We ia the U.A-W.-CXO. agree that ihe president's recommenda- tion was the product of hysteria and that prompt and effective action is imperative to prevent its ecacmens law." Mr. Reuifcer said. Rains Break Loaf Dry Speflln West WINNIPEG, Ma? fcremlc Jn the long, dry spell aeroms prairies, where crop moiscare serres -srere fast disappearing, indicated, today rain ia secticcs ot the croplands. Many points ia Southern reported during sighs and early today, ranging from light shoireES to steady'downpours. It -aras raining heavily at Calgary, and Lethhrfdge reoorted an inch of raia in toe southern loos- i-iitts area. The Peace JUver ccon- cry also reported sisowers VANCOUVER, May grade beet prices were up today j to l-i cents s pound wholesale as! five of Vancouver's seven packing, plants. Action followed suspension ceilings on "Red" and "Blue" brand ActlOn On Air "wasted to have fun on Hitler's serves last as long as possible. birthday" and decorated a -Hitler I at "WipDendcrf. near Flens- burg. with small Nazi flags, it was reported here today. GIVEN REMAND EDMONTON. May tie J- Madison of Edmonton was remanded to May 31 uhen ae ap- peared in police court, today facing six charges of arson in connection with a S100.00Q apartment block fire on Edmonton's south side May 18 which left 32 people homeless. belief thai many people of beef by the prices board. Retail- 1 jJon fV a ers. whose maximum prices-------- frozen, are required to increase. Although, there was some tion in the new wholesale prices as between different packers, the sen- sionaj eral raise was from the highest grade, to 22 for the nest Sharp MONTREAL. May for immediate efforts a. multilateral conven- a code of interaa- i to agree oa Overcast skies promised rain, later today in many other seeticae, temperatures oontiEued high in, all three prairie provinces. No rain was reported is. soathera Saskatchewan, but in tiie aorta, parched crops got some minor re- lief with scattered showers. There were widely scattered saow- ers in Manitoba crop districts, and ram was forecast for otser later today. FIND CROYDON BOMB LONDON. May Croydon, which 1: civil vesterday 12 feet from, a which had "been sunk early is. search. The size of the bomb unknown shafs ii Calgary distnci would want us j choice butcher steers, ana a.narp increases S rsonlns anv aiieniai. to tuiiiyicit i nt CALGARY. May agreement at the pres- oe sunk above the point of ioca- gary livestock market at the Alberta gjjj assembly, rlnn- stockyards today was similar to-------------- Monday's sharp increases, with tops again as 13 cents a pound for to continue some skeletonized ad- vertising, the Herald will carry a portion of the classified section, and. starting Wednesday, condensed copy for local retail merchants. It will not be possible to continue national advertising until news- print becomes availabls again. The Herald published only eight pages Tuesday. TVORLD HEALTH PLAN NEW YORK. May posals for establishment of a world health organization, designed to STRIKES GET BIG PLAY MOSCOW. May on strikes in the United States news- j achieve "the highest possible state papers received big play in the Rus- j of physical and mental health for sian press today. The newspaper! all peoples." u ere placed Monday Trud published four New York and" before the TJnitec Nations economic four Washington strikes. dispatches on j and social council amid indications 1 of their swift approval. Grain-Livestock-Stocks responding increase in butcher heifers and calves. The pries range was 13 cents for steers, calves sola; at 1230 per cwt.. and butcher heif- ers at 12 cents a pound. FRENCH LANGUAGE STATION ST. BONIFACE. Man.. May first French-language radio station in Manitoba. CKSB. was officiailv opened fcere last nigh- The station will broadcast 11 hours daily. REBELLION VET DIES COCHRANE. OnL. May L. 4. Dent, veteran of the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. died yesterday in aospitaL He was said to be the ninth man to volunteer for Canaca's oermanenl force army. NATIONAL CLOTHING COLLECTION Send what you can k to vour local collection centre JUNilT-M SALAM ENDS TODAY BEERY in M-G-M'. STARTS WEDNESDAY __ SYDNEY ALEXIS SMUH GREENSTREET GRA5N PRICES Winnipeg Gram Prices WINND7EG. May futures prices on the Winnipeg grain exchange today fell the full five-cent limit permitted for one daVs trading after a rather hesitant start. Selling by locals and com- mission houses and reports of ram in Alberta influenced the decline. At the close May was July 2j8a; Oct. and Dec. S2O2a. Approximately bushels of top-grade wheat was sold for ex- port to the United Kingdom. CASH PRICES grades unchanged at C.W. 265. Screenings Chicago Grain Prices CHICAGO, May ing m grain futures today was con- fined almost entirely to the oats pit. Seine changes in wheat con- tracts were noted at ceiling prices. At the close, wheat, corn, rye and barlev held at ceiling prices. New contract oats were to ?s lower than yesterday's close. August 84ss. Old contract oats were un- changed to lower, July 83. CASH PRICES 2 red and hard, 1.97. nominal, ceiling. 2 yellow 1.44 nominal, ceiling. 2 grades, 86 to 92 cents nominal, ceiling. 134 to nominal; feed 1.23 to 1.33 'i nom- celling. LIVESTOCK Toronto Livestock TORONTO, May Early cattle sales on the livestock market todav indicated prices would bs steady with vesterdav's advance. A few bulls brought S10 to ana a few canners and cutters S5.75 to Calves were steadv at to for choice, with common veal- ersr downward to There were no sheep or lamb sales. Hogs were unsettled with higher nrices asked. The orevious close was. dressed, grade grade Bl 519.85. Receipts reported by the Domin- ion Marketing Service were: Cattle 140. calves 220. hogs 180, sheep and lambs 30. Unsold from yesterday were 200 fceaa oi cattle. TORONTO MINES (By James Hichardson and Open Aumaque Bagamac B.E.A.R. Bralorne Con. West ExpL Cosh. Wilians Donalda 85 27 96 120 340 100 East Sullivan 340 home of lost! You nave the key, you can move in now. After weary months of searching this is a big moment. To cop moments this, in fact, anytime, anywhere, there is noth- ing like a Sweet Cap! The pureif form in lobocco can xmofced" Giant Yellowknif e "20 Hardrock- 83 Hollinger 15 Kerr Addison 141- Lamaque Leitch 140 McEeod-Cock. 225 Malartic G. F. 245 McKenae R. L. llo Mylamaque '75 Jouliet Quebec 85 Lapaska 4a Noranda 671- Omega 30 Pamour 154 Pickle Crow ..370 Powell Kouyn 90 Preston S. D. 240 San Antonio 495 31aden Mai 62 Sullivan 225 Trans-Continental 125 Upper Can 245 Wasa 113 Wright-Har 500 Total sales shares. Sons) Close 93 27 100 120 350 10O 370 715 32 15 140 230 245 115 72 76 46 31 152 3SO 85 240 500 62 235 150 242 114 495 IIARKET TRENDS TORONTO AVERAGES AT CLOSE Industrials, 207.13; up 1.04. Golds. 12203; down .24. Base metals, 104.02; up 85. Western oils, 27.29; up -05. PROBE FATAL SHOOTING WILLIAMS LAKE. B.C.. May 25. were investiaatini? to- dav Ihe fatal of "William Wmaacst. 63. during a farewell be- fore "his departure for Sweder. to Visit his 90-year-old mother. A bul- let from a" German luger plsrol lodged near his heart. WALL STREET STOCKS: Hopes for a quick soft coal peace brought farther baying in to- day's stock msrket and the over-all average was lifted to another 15-year peak on one of the larzest volumes of the last three years. TORONTO STOCKS: Indus- trial stocks continued to plod ahead on the exchange today and point gains were scattered through the list at the close. Both mining groups closest slightly lusher and -Hestero oils were unchanged to narrowly lower. Turnover was compara- tively snutl at' about shares. MONTREAL STOCKS: In- dustrials inched into a new all- time high in the indices in trading up to the final hoar to- day on the stock exchanse and papers were "better and other kej groups slipped. CANADIAN STOCKS Crowds Say It's Great See It Today Wed. James Richardson Abitibi Abuibi Pfd. Asbestos Bell Tel............ B.A. Oil..... C. and D. Sugar Can. Brewg...... Can. Car....... Can. Celanese Ind. Alcohol...... C.PJR............ Can. Vickers Can. %V. Lumber Ccns. Paper...... Cons. Smelters Dom. Bridge Dom. Steal "B" Dom. Text...... F-anny Fanner Ford "A" Hiram Walker Imperial Oil...... Imp. Tobacco..... Int Nickel Int. Pete......... Laura Secord Massey Harris McCoIl Front Montreal Power Nat Steel Car Po-sven Rsver Price Bros..... St. Law. Corp. "A" Weston's Ltd. i Wpg. and Sons) Open Close 20'i 20 20 31 32Ji 211 211 28 28U 24 24'i 257i 26 18U 19 67 66 25-i 25H 21-_ S3 3'3 33; ICO 100 44 Ill 111 63 63 27'i Ii3 154 14 i 19' HELD OVER Today Wed. 36 DOW JONES AVERAGES Dou- Jone1: averages at close 30 Industnals 21163. up 2.26- 20 Railroads 6806 up 141. 35 Utilities up 43 SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTES FEEDS THAT GIVE SATISFACTION ELLISON'S LAYMORE CHICK STARTER GROWING MASH DR. 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