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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1946 At Medicine Hat MURDER TRIALS TO RESUME ON JUNE 17 Trials Of Nazi captures with murder in the ileiicine Hat prisoner of war camp will resume on June 17 before Chief Justice W. R. Howson in the supreme court of Alberta at Medicine Hat, it was learned today by The Herald. Five separate murder trials are ye: to be held and expectations are that more than mont-i will be required for them. His lordship is scheduled to re- convene the adjourned March sit- tings on June 3 lor hearing: of civil actions at Medicine Hat, come to Lethhridge to preside over a sit- tings of the supreme court here during the week of June 10 and then reHirn to Medicine Hat for the be- ginning of the following week for the murder cases. Plans are to proceed first with the trial of L'CpL Johannes Wit- linger, 30-year-old Austrian charg- ed with murdering Pte. August Plaszek. a fellow captive, on July 22. 1943. A new trial was ordered for Wiitinger when on March 21, Until the Doctor Comes First aid needs and simple home remedies will prove helpful these days when doctors are over-rushed with work. MCCAFFREY'S DRUG 331 5th St. S. Phone 2205 STORES 414 13th St. S. Phone 3445 No investment portfolio is com- plete without hijh grade FIRST MORTGAGES Bowman Agency Insurance Real Estate Loans PHONE 4456 For guaranteed repairs to all makes of washers and small engines. Lethbridge Appliances MATTAG SALES SERVICE 317-8th St. S. Alf Calhonn Bruce Durfee the fourth day of his flrsfc trial. It was discovered that one of the jur- ors was too young to qualify for jury service, Appeals Dnauwed Earlier Sgc Werner Schwalb, 30, and Pte. Afiolt Kratz; 24, were convicted and sentenced, on March 5 and March 15, respectively, to nine in the Lethbridge provin- THE HERALD'S CITY NEWS PAGE PAGE SEVEN Light Showers FaU Over South Sides were cloudy over Southern Alberta on Friday, and light rain were reported at a cumber of points. Temperatures hovered in the mid-50's. and conditions were generally calm- In spite of threat- ening skies, however, very little moisture fell. In the 24-hour period prior to Alberta Veterans Not Charged More Though some ex-servicemen in British Columbia and Quebec have had to pay more for homes built under the Veterans Land Ace than they expected, no su-h cases have occurred in Alberta, Harry Allan, superintendent of the Veterans' Land Act. in Edmonton, said. He was commenting on a report from Ottawa that, complaints had reached the veterans' affairs com- mittee of veterans' houses going up in price- E. IX Fulton, (Prog.- Con., Kamloops) said the veteran is being: told he muse pay the extra cost if he wants to keep the house. He said about 18 houses in Al- berta have cost more than but in all cases the veteran knew of the extra cost and wanted special facilities for his family. Where the i cost exceeds the veteran must pay the- difference himself. cial jail on June 26 for-murdering j 5.30 pjjdav. 0, of an Plaszek. Their appeals for new trials were dismissed last, week, Wiitinger will be prosecuted by Crown Prosecutor W. D. Gow, K.C., of Medicine Hat. while U S. Tur- cotie of Lethbridge will defend aim on instructions of the minister of justice. Trials for four Nazi captives ac- cused of murdering Cpi. Karl Ijeh- mann, a German doctor of philo- sophy, in the Medicine Hat camp on Sept. 10, 1944, are scheduled to be- gin on June 24. The Staff Sergeant-Major Bruno Per- zenowski. 34; Sergeant-Major Wjlli Mueller, 32; Sergeant-Major Hein- rich Busch, 29; and Sergeant Wal- ter Wolf. committed for trial following preliminary hearings before Magistrate W. H. Ellis in police court at Medicine Hat at the beginning 01 this monch. The four charged with, killing Lehmann are being defended by G. E A, Rice. K.C...of Letnbzidse. while Mr. Gow is prosecuting. At Waterton Park LOCAL LIONS PLAN TO ATTEND PARLEY More than a score cf members of the Jjethbridge Lions ciub indicat- ed at taeir regular weekly luncheon Thursday that they plan to attend the lions annual "district conven- tion Lakes National Park on June 20. bridge club for the convention: Poles May Be Here For Beet Harvest Resignation of Mist Flett BOARD IS CONCERNED OVER VOTING DELAY It is reliably repotted from iawa that the number Polish' lts. The Leihbridge School Board will cere appreciation of serrfai zha indicate by letter to the city council has rendered the board and Charles linn. Roy Fisher, Oliver j army men, now in Britain, who may j snossiKins to a poll of Jne ratepay- EUiotl. Harry Boyse. Leu Coyne, come io Canada to work in beet scnooi bviaw 2vo. 21, caiHng lor concern over the delay in to a poll of she ratepay- Dl M. Henderson OPTOMETRIST Second Phone 3857 Lethbridge OFFICE NEWS We recommend Venus or Eagle Pencils for Stenographic, Store or Warehouse use. In various grades at 5c IOC Inquire regarding quantity prices. Commercial Printers and Of f ice ?ih Street South. Phone 2999 "THE GIFT CENTRE" rain fell in the city, temperature recorded on Thursday was 5S degrees, and the overnight was 33. Shortly before noon thermometers here registered a reading of 53 degrees. >nd a light north-north-wesi breeze prevailed. Light rains around Courts. Spring Coulee. Vulcan and Brant were re- ported this morning in the C-P.R- overnight weather report for the Lethbncge division. A light shower is reported at Oiotoks. General conditions are cloudy and calm with temperature averaging 54 cSt- grees above in the east and 45 de- j grees above in the west. j Worth Millions REGINA. May Agricul- ture Minister I. C. Nollei said to- day that rain which has been gen- eral over most of Saskatchewan dur- ing the past. 24 hours "is worth mil- lions of dollars." He said yesterday that Saskat- chewan faced extreme drought un- less there was considerable rain within the next 10 days. Rainfall in the Regiaa. area since late Thursday afternoon totals .62 inch. I.i-ht in -Manitoba WINNIPEG. May ed prairie farmlands in the Win- nipeg district and scattered points throughout Manitoba received just a taste of desperately needed mois- ture yesterday when .35 inch of rain was recorded in one and a half hours. The rain brought little re- lief to the crops although market gardens were aided bv the brief downpour. Heads Out Showers at the beginning of the week and a good rain Wednesday make a bright- er outlook at last for southeastern fanners. Rye is headed out short and thin. Wheat has blown out in places and some has been, re-seed- ed but should get a good, start now. Crops Helped SEVEJv critical crop situation will be over- come for the time as at noon Wed- nesday intermittent showers fell all afternoon settling down Into a steady rain by 5 o'clock and ccn- insing for hours. Rye is headed out and is very short. Cut worms were at work in many fields prior to this rain. Dovrnpour at Cranbrook CRANBROOK. extraordinary total of 1.28 inches of rain fell in this valley over a two-day period in the first appre- ciable rain of the spring. temperatures accompanied the pro- longed downpour, but thermometers dropped toward the latter part, and Nazem Kirk, Bob Fansett and J. j gelds and lumber camps, is 4.000. soeswucoon of a A. Jardine. Alternate delegates are! This number mav be increased to IUS" local trusi MUte Thomas, George A. YactoiZic. later. Thurwiav TWJ Yerwoerd and Wax. Aldous. Ttese immigrants, who do sot During the luncheon program f Trar-r to Po'and The convention is expected to at- Herbert Hayward and Denny Bur- tract in the neiehixwliood of 8QO tan f xrVinnt r; _ JL j tract in the neighborhood of 800 1 ton. Central senoo! pupils who cap- Lions and their wives from points S tured iiigii awards throughout Alberta and Montana. The following have been appoint- ed official delegates of the at the who rising clouds shoa-ed snow on the land service from tee hvdro transousslon. line u-ere coinpieteJy disruted in Taber th level cf mountains. Creeks have risen erratically disrupted m Taber. the district, and through, the spring, heavily during probably 20 miles west of here, from two comparative heatwaves of sev- Wednesday 5 p-m. to Thursday G. H. JONG EsUb. la Canada 27 years. fat alum. JHA 1st St. E, A1U. era! days, bat each time tempera- ture drops which stopped high snow from melting prevented aav flood conditions. Rain brought flow I up sharply again but there is EO imminent danger o' Hoods, Heary at Granum to Thars- dav morning. 2.01 inches of rain fell with prospects of more. Roads are in a bad condition and the school vac? are having difficulties making their trips. .6 At Turin .6 of an inch of rain has fallen in dis- trict since Tuesday morning, great- ly improving the crop situation. Welcomed at Warner welcome rain this week brightened the dust- laden grain miraculously and farm- ers are jubilant over it. Wednesday was a rainy day but a high wind accompanied it. However, the moisture will revive a big portion of what seemed to be doomed, afttr so much dust and wind cuuing off the grain anti grass. Power Disrupted TABER. (HNS) Threats of rain from a cold northwester Tues- day night were fulfilled early next morning, as from ajm. all Wed- nesday showery weather continued till well after midnight. Rain was comparatively light til! nightfall, when it grew heavier, and well be- fore midnight ditches ran wide and depressions were" pools. But the condition was made worse by a sudden development not known in ten years, if at all. when light a.m. All equipment composite trusses decided Thursday meeting at tise They pointed out thas this postponement till September to- gether time allowance, for pro- flfvf I Ket cut speciscations" and and lumber camp wo.k. toiuya-i te Sugar are an important tisse to permit construction to corn- crop in Poland and it is thought j mence. aezi spnng here taat if ifce proposed iaami-; grants are properiy selected Uaey Local siuwrjs i the con- the sen- community, The rzsignation of Mrs. fisher Siemp the staff of Central school was accepted witti apprecia- tson being expressed for 'sat services during the pas? several years. board considered aa urgent request from the of the Canada, and Newfoundland Educa- tion Associatten for school supplies to be sens a> destitute children Sa and agreed to insof ar possible. "ic i cf here, from Local sugar beets growers and j "o- Cen-'al and 9 Thursday i officials have heard nous- for conveniences J ing directly from Ottawa abour, the t hooked Pohsh imaiizration nlan but stated r BAXK CF This week Last year in homes or other prermsw hooked j Pohsh immigration plan but up to the hydro system at or.ce i thev were guaranteed in the soring; so replaced if U became principal for the The resignation of Miss Ursula was accepted to Mike effect in few cases thev were IB use, and where candles" were on hand, the fashion of 100 rears ago in vogue, but if no' GenKaa prisoners home, there j would be satacienc replacement 1 harvest next fall. or darkness were sole_________. as were closed since 1 pjn. Taber police received word the trouble was somewhere in a field east of Coaldale. Extra men were ._ engaged by the osspany. ar.d the in this look Tabcr serviceman and others were i brighter today after the rain. patrolling the line from here west. I of the last two days which gave tr-.e j 2346. and tlie board gave aer leave of absence with pay for :he months of September and October. Is also extended to her congratula- tions on her approaching weddsng and expressed to her its most sin- it was the third time the ssrvice i tlelds just over 1H inches or was interrupted in five weeks. moisture. Many of the beet fields Thursday was fsne and calai. j were so dry tbat much of crop Official rain record here for pre-4 fcad net sprouted. Canning crops j rious three days a .72. and total were also very dry. Fall wheat was precipitation spring well overt very thicklv infested with stiak! one inch. Moisture is reported down weed which was outgrowing the to seed and seed will all now j wheat, but the moisture will now I germinate. The spring has been j implement the further growth of "he hard on sheat. however. grain. Spring wheat was not doing 1.57 At Coaldale Precipita- tion of the recent rains amounted to 1.17 up to Thursday noon. The, total for the zaenta registered so far is 1.57. Crops Improved condl- very much of anything. GOES TO 'HAT .WilUam H. Monks, section "ore- man at Carmangay has been trans- ferred to the Medicine Hat division as roadmaster, effective immedi- ately. ANGUS G. MILLAR OPTOMETRIST 104 RLDG. Z5W. Letbbridge JUNE 1st to 8th ONLY .WA1ER JTLY FACE POWDER TfcU ts yocr opporlonitr to become with the matchless tjaalities of Helena Water Ulr Face Fowdcr. For the first time in and for limited time onlv, 3 rexnlr 2.00 box of fammu powder with Uic memorable Cratrance may be obtained for 1.00. Finely-milled for I as tin i Water Lilj Face Powder eoraes sn faro special ooe foe 3ry and. one for ia warm, fiat- t _ -_ tcrinx Opalescens. I.OO HeavesN Clow. Feach Bloom. STOKES DRUG CO. LTD. Phone 2487. 5th St. S. IT'S HERE GREEN CROSS D.D.T. HOUSEHOLD SPRAY Canada Paint Wallpaper Store Phone 2513 Per Ib. LAWN SEED McKenzie's Emerald Green .......................55c Moms Barrett HAJtDWAXE Values bnfliUnr properties, household effects, etc. have in- creased considerably. recom- mend that yon review at insurance JOB Be Wise-Insure With hts DRAWING en Sir Alexander Gait Chapter I.O.D.E. Kopper Carnival will held at Beny's St. S. SATURDAY, JUNE 1 AT 8 O'CLOCK See the display at Beny's Garage. Tickets -will be on axle at the garage antil time of dram Buy them now and drop them la the boxo them Supina M ercantile Bargain Specialists PHONES: GROCERIES, 2766 AND 2966; .BUTCHER, 3456; LADIES' WEAR, 2866; MEN'S WEAR, YOUTHS THREE-PIECE Worsted SUITS Styled for young men, in two or three-button mo- dels, from smart looking wool worsteds, in dressy shades of brown, light blue and navy. Suit con- sists of coat, vest and pants and come in sizes 34 to 37. Value priced at, per MEN'S OILSKIN RAINCOATS For complete wet weather protection nothing can compare with an eilsfcin garment. These coats are heavy Quality with storm fronts, buckle fastening and corduroy collar. Sizes 33 to 44. Special Value, each............... BOYS' ROMEO BOYS' SLIPPERS KIKS Comfortable slippers, made la known Dominion Romeo style with brown feather the popular sports ar.d outing uppers, sewn soles and half rub- shoe- Leather uppers and rub- ber heels. Sizes 1 to 5. ber soles and heels. Sizes 1 to 5. COTTONADE WORK PANTS Strong pants that Trill give ex- cellent service. Tailored from quality cottonade in a dark grey shade, neatly patterned with fine stripes. Finished with five pockets and two-button waist- band- Sizes 30 to 40 waist. Per pair MEN'S LIGHTWEIGHT SUMMER UNDERWEAR SHIRTS AND LONGS Lightweight underwear, in the two-piece style shirts and drawers. Shirts are pullover styie with long sleeves draw- ers are three-button. Shirts sizes 35 to 44, Drawers 32 to 38 only. Per garment BABIES' KIMONA SETS Delightful little sets for that new baby of cozy Jamona v.-'th matching booues in shades of blue and pink. Beautifully made from rich looking rayon and cotton pile material. The perfect answer for the baby shower. Reasonable too or.ly. per set 1.75 DISH CLOTHS Largs size, woven from heavy cot- ton yarns. Each 15c LADIES' We now have shipments of lovely summer dresses arriving daily. Call in and see our wonderful selection of flattering crepes, jerseys, silks and spuns, styled in models that are fresh, new and alluring. Full range of beautiful shades, in all sizes, at prices you want to pay. 8.95 SUMMER SANDALS smart, and are the perfect summer footwear. Our selection includes the newest models with fabric uppers, leather and plat- form soles. All colors and sizes. Pair Guest Towels Indian Head cotton guest towels, embroidered with "His" or White Straws For Sunny Summer Days New shipment of beautiful straw hats, in styles to suit both the young miss and ihe more ma- ture ladies. Priced at and CHILDREN'S SUN HATS designs. Colored borders. Each 50c Keep the children "cool-headed" with these charming little hats, made with straw brims and cotton print crowns. Each 50e GROCERY NEWS PHONE COLGATE'S FUSE Kat- meg. Cloves and Ginger. Ib. tins round tubes, 2's." GRAPE JCICE, Jordan's. 32 oz. Sardine Spread Wee McGregor. Extra Special to 10 for FRESH FRUITS VEGETABLES CELERY. California, green. Per Ib. LETTCCE. soUd beads. 2 for ASPARAGUS, local- Per Ib............ 13c 25c 25c GREEN ONIONS, local. 1 bunches SPINACH, local. 2 !bs. for POTATOES. C6W 10 !hs. for 15c 25c 46c TOMATOES TOMATOES ORANGES Field. Par Ib........ Hot House. Per Ib. 19c 32c SUNKIST GRAPEFRUIT MARSH SEEDtESS Size 39J. 3 dozen Size 2SS. 1 dozen Watermelon ;