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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 2, 1945, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER SUNSHINE FOR HARVEST CALLED FOR IN WEST THE HERALD'S CiTY NEWS PAGE Modern New Plant on "Machinery Row" PAGE SEVEN Unsettled weather across the western has halted cutting and threshing operations which were getting under way in all three and farmers everywhere in the west are hoping for sun now in order to get on the land again. According to the C.P.R. weekly crop statement, urgent need is for warmer and dry weather not only for harvesting but to ripen the later crops, chiefly in west central Alberta. Considerable lodging and flatten- ing of crops due to high winds and heavy rains is reported from many localities and where grain has been left for straight combining increas- ed sawfly damage is apparent. Hail losses are reported from the Hardisty and Bassano subdivisions of the C.P.R. One advantage of the week's rains has been the improve- ment of pasture and water condi- tions in southwestern Saskatche- wan, but they have come too late to save the situation in south- eastern Alberta. When cutting stopped, Manitoba reported 87 per cent of wheat cut and the same of barley; Saskatche- wan 49 per cent wheat and 59 coarse more rain. grains, and 30 per cent wheat and 37 oats and barley. Greatest progress in harvesting has i been in eastern and southeastern Manitoba. In Peace Rivet From Peace River districts news of harvesting Is good and if favor- able weather continues gram cut- ting should be finished in all dis- tricts north and west of Smith shortly. A small amount of thresh- ing has been done and some grain has moved to elevators west of Grande Prairie. From Smith south- ward some barley is cut and wheat harvesting has started. though daily showers have interfered with continued work. British Columbia Macintosh apples will be ready soon for ship- ment and canneries are now work- ing on tomatoes, beans, peaches and plums. Vegetables and root crops are maturing rapidly, though threshing of peas and grains has been halted by rain. Warm dry weather on the Island has been ideal for threshing operations and the tree crops are moving in volume. Late pears and apples now need Empire Day Of Prayer Labor Day Message By Percy R. Bengough, President, Trades and Labor Congress of Canada._________ It is not impossible, in fact it is reasonably probable, that this Labor Day a the last Labor Day of this global war. With such reasonable expectations, however, we must see that there is no easing up on the job of winning this war until the defeat of Hitler and all that he represents is an accomplished fact. To do otherwise could, in spite of the great military and naval suc- cesses that have been achieved, bring disaster. The Nazis and Fascists have prov- ed themselves implacable and in- genious foes. They still have schools of scientists devoting their think- ing to the inventing of machines for destruction, and the longer this war lasts the more time will be spent in such thinking, and greater and more fearful machines will be designed and produced for the De- struction of human life and habita- tations. It naturally follows that the sooner we can celebrate tne day of the earlier we will all get back to saner thinking when our scientists and others can devote their time to figuring and planning for the conservation and improve- ment of human life. Imagine the great advancement that could have been attained, ana sufferings eliminated for the masses of the people in this world if one- half of the effort and Ingenuity that has been expended in this war for destructive.purposes could have been devoted to constructive pur- poses for the benefit of all. It ia the first duty of the workers on this Labor Day to again dedicate them- selves to do all possible to bring victory in the shortest possible time. We must not forget our great obli- gations to all those in the Allied and the undergrounc in Fasciet-controllec countries, who have fought and diea that we can continue as free men And women. No Scarcity The peoDle of this world must realize and profit from the knowl- edge gained during this war period and keep in mind the enormous productive capacity that been developed as a result of the uar effort. It has been proved con- clusively that there is no such thing as scarcity. We have an abundance of materials. We have the knowl- edge and ability to fashion these materials to every human need anc requirement, and unquestionably we can grow and produce in abundance all that we require. In this of plenty we still have many wno think in terms of scarcity. This kind of thinking causes poverty, under- nourished children, miserable hand- outs of chanty to relieve distress and bags of peanuts, like month, to the aged if they can prove they are on the verge o: starvation. Such thoughts and thi conditions resulting from thinking 111 scarcity do not fit in with oui modern scientific world, and mui be put on the junk heap if justice to be done to those who have fough and worked to save this democracy The blood and sweat expended tc save our way of life was not ex pended to maintain systems of city relief, and artificial depressions with want and misery where there are ru famines. It was expended to sav a democracy that will operate fo the good of all people in the worlr of plenty, a democracy that wii allow our people to live a largei life with a buying power in balanc with our advanced productive abil ity. The workers and all sane think ing citizens must insist on a system of life in the post-war period tha will guarantee to every citizen, abl and willing to work, an adequate in come sufficient to provide a goo home and comfortable living fo himself and his family; that wi: free all from fear of want for th whole of their lives, with efficien treatment during illness, and fu protection in old age. We hav proved under the exigencies of wa that anything that is physical! possible is financially possible. Sue aims are not visionary They ai practicable and long overdue. O this 1944 Labor Day our objectiv must be. "Victory and forward to larger life." Sunday, Sept. 3, be observed i Lethbridge along with other ities of Canada as an Empire Dtiy I prayer marking me beginning I the sixth yeai ul the war. Churches have announced special bservance ol' the day as an occa- sion of special prayer and inter- ession to Almignty God for lull Ictory for the lorces of righteous- icss and jUbtice and lor a lasting peace for the peoples of the world. In connection with the Eiiipire Day of Prayer the following "Hymn or the Nation" is published below: HYMN FOR NAliON CBy EMILY LOMAS) Thou wno dost hold the Nation in Thine Hand, Hear us, we pray for our native land, people would now com- mend to Thee, Pardon our sins, and make ua truly free. Our hearti are burdened; Lo, we hear Thy call, 'Come unto Me, and bring your burdens all'; Heeding Ihy call, Saviour Divine, Our Nation save and blew, Lord make us Thine. Direct and lead us in the way of Life, That great highway which knows not sin or strife, Removed above self-seeking may we be, Then shall our burdened hearts find peace in Thee. Thus shall we to the round us show There is a higher and surer war to go, And all who will walk may walk Its lofty height, And bring to earth true joy and peace and light. At the Theatres and Complete show MONDAY "Hour Before the "Take ic Big." Last complete show at SATURDAY "Song of Complete shows at MONDAY "Cowboy in the 4-26, "Henry Aldrich's Little Last complete thow at SATURDAY B'26 "Tarzan's Desert 3-06, 5.40, "White MONDAY (Labor Day) 2'00, "Tarzan's Desert Mystery, "White showing at once only. City Glances BELLEVUE FLOWER SHOW The Bellevue Flower Show has become one of the important horticultural of the West. It is held on Labor Day and on Monday the annual show will be held with a large entry of both flowers and vegetables promised. Numbers of Leth- bridge garden lovers attend the Bellevue show. William Kerr Is president and James Radford secretary-treasurer of the so- ciety. PUSH SEARCH FOR PRISONER Police and soldiers across Canadi and the United States are continu ing their search today for a Ger man prisoner of war wno escaped from the Medalta Potteries a Medicine Hat, where he was work ing on Thursday afternoon. The man is believed to be Max Weidauer. When he escaped he wearing prisoner of war cloth Ing and sun glasses. Anyone seeing a man answering to Weidauer's description is urged to advise police Immediately. Weidauer's description follows Age, 27 years; height, six leet complexion, medium and tanned hair, dark brown; eyes, dark brown chin, prominent; nose, straight teeth, natural straight; ha short upper lip; smart in appear ance and has fair knowledge English, having acted as an inter MAPLE LEAF ABROAD Goods moving from Canada int almost every corner of the glob under Mutual Aid, are identified b a distinctive maple leaf insignia. DODGERS TO PLAY CALGARY PACKERS IN JUNIOR FINAL New 92-foot plate slass front in the showroom and offices of General Farm Supplies, owned by T. C. "Hodd" Haibeck. This 175-foot property nt Thud Ave. and Seventeenth' St. S., includes a modern machinery reonir shop Herald Engraving. Lethbridse Dodgers, who captur- ed the southern Alberta junior fast- ball championship "Sunday, August 27. by defeating the later High School 11-8 and 8-7 here in an ac- tion packed double-header, will con- test the Alberta junior play-off with the Union Packers from Cal- fjary in twin bills to be staged at Henderson Park at and p in. on both Sunday and Monday. These games will decide the pro- vincial junior championship. is represented by boys from the north side who are corn- petins; for the first time in fastball circles. The Dodgers already have to their credit the city and southern Alberta titles, and have every in- tention of adding the provincial crown to their honors. The boys will be playing without their reg- uhir coac-h. who is with the Colum- bus Club in Begma. City to Mark Labor Day Monday Is Labor Day and a statutory holiday. All stores, offices, courts, etc., will be closed all ciav. Postal employees also wi'-i enjoy a holiday. In the city outdoor pastimes will attract manv while others will journey to Waterton Lakes National Park and to Macleod for the sports day at No. 7 S.F.T.S. Lethbndgr theatres are olfering special holiday attractions with the Capitol staging a Labor Day Pre- view at Sunday night, the feature being "Shine On Harvest with Ann Sheridan and Dennis Morgan. The Lealta is also staging a Prx-view featuring "My Gal Sal" in Technicolor. Clear skies and bright sunshine Saturday morning heightened hopes for a fine lone week-end. the city. Mr Roy explained that the name of the firm will remuin unchanged. ______y______. Random _B, Rhymes CHRIS CASUAL FIC ST. PATRICK'S OPENS DRIVE FOR TO COMPLETE CHURCH Announcement was made today by church and a canvass will be mnde Rev. Father Griffin, rector of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic church, that a drive has been launched to complete the church on the corner of Fourth Avenue South and 10th Street South. "We are out after to com- plete the super-structure of We believe we can raise the moncv and a committee headed by Mr. Mart McMahon has been set up to take care of the building cam- said Fr. Griffin. The basement of the church. I which has been in use for some time by fl Patrick's congregation, coil :GHTINO over battlegrounds where once their fathers fought, Soldier sons ar? in the country that for blood wits bought. Fighting now, and winning, where once their fathers won, Vimy Ridge. Armentieres and forests of Canadians. Americans and British at the same Places that their fathers saw and conquered as they came. God of wisdom1 Rule among the councils of the nations That the conflict may not pass to other generations! LOCAL LINEUP Following Is the lineup of the local club: U. Chortyk, rookie catcher; P. Paskuski and E. Foy- chuk, pitchers; P. Tompkins. first base; J. Arisman, second base; S. Mikitka, third base: N. Onofrychuk, short-stop; J. Klemn, rover; J. Chollack. left fielder; J. Ontko, centre field; L. Zuback. right field, and P. Lysak, U. Kolybaba and O. Saccardo. A sketch of the visiting players who will clash with the Dodgers for the provincial laurels includes: Frank McDermott, Pitched for the Union Club for the past two seasons; one of Caigary's best in the junior ranks. i Bill Gadsby. catcher Catcher with the Union Club for the past two years: also played hard ball this season on Ogden Vies. He is pro- minent in all sports, being his beet in hockey. Neil Howell, first all- around sport who has performed with the Unions for the past two also a member of ttu CNcden Vies hard ball club. SPRINT CHAMPION Harry Anderson, second Prominent in fastball, basketball and rugby. Played rugby this sea- son with the East End. Ron English, ested in basketball, fastball, rugby mid hard ball; a member of the Petti'e. third base-Interest- ed in all sports events. He won tne 100 yard dash at the Edmonton pro- vincial meet this year. Dale McKeeler. rover Plays basketball, fastball and Herb Goodwin, left field basketball and fastball. Bud Thomas, right field Plays basketball and fastball. Bob Wyley. centre field The smallest member of the team; is trvinst out in Pee Wee hard oali this season in addition to his fast- ball activities. Tom Deakin, second basKetball anc! rugby, and was a member of the Ogden Vies hard ball team. ARE GAZETTED Notice is given in the Canada Gazette that the following auditors are eligible to be appointed auditors of banks R. W. Gardiner ot Leth- bridjje; F. M. Oliver of Medicine Hat; R. J. Ritchie Paterson of Leth- brldga: aAd George A. Young of Lethbridge. Is Your Grain Insured? BE WISE- INSURE WITH IVES Guy H. Roy Retires After 34 Years In Electrical Business Official announcement was marie today by Guy H. Roy that he nas sold his business, Roy Electric Com- pany, to three of his employees. Cyril M. Watson. Archibald Huttnn and Frederick C. Watson. The sale was completed Friday afternoon. Mr. Roy started his electrical business In Lethbridge in 1910 and told The Herald that he now told WANTED! 500 CAR AND TRACTOR RADIATORS (o Ship or bring them North Lethbridge Motors I3th St N. WRECKERS Phone 4368. GOES ON HOLIDAY Lt. Col. B. W. Minard, second officer in command of the local internment camp left the city Saturday for eastern Canada, where he will spend his sum- mer holidays. Ccl. Minard was commandant of the camp at Sherbrooke, Quebec, before be- ing transferred here about m year ago. Hundreds of GAR- BUTT graduates are filling key positions in butinets today through intensive proper- ly directed. Enrol NOW for Evening Classes and make your success come Dreams true. of GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE Masonic 10th St. S., Lethbrldpe. It "to devote my time to other In- terests." The new owners have been employees of the electrical firm for mnny years and are well known in RADIO SERVICE We use only genuine Westing- house radlotrons and the finest quality parts in row set. M-KEN7IE ELECTRIC LTD. PHONE 3637. WALTER JORDAN, Technician DANCE Tonight LAKE PAVILION STEVE SMEREK AND HIS ROYAL ALBERTANS ATTENTION, HUNTERS! Bring your ammunition ration coupons to and we will endeavor to fill your order to your satisfaction. SPORTS GOODS DEPT. MORRIS BARRETT SUNDAY HOURS BOTH STORES OPEN 2 to 4 7 to 9 McCAFFREY'S DRUG STORES 331-Stb St. S. 414- 13th St. N. Phone Phone 3445 WINDOWS SASH FRAMES No need io wait for these. We can supply from stock the popular sizes for your house, basement, barns and chicken house. Order your Storm Sash now. Help the Get your membership certificate now for the Navy League Campaign. ATLAS LUMBER Co. Ltd. PHOXE 1284. LETHBRIDG E J. E. McCORKLE, FURNITURE MOVING if LOCAL MOVING Fully equipped van. Clean, itorage available. LONG DISTANCE HAULING Modern equipment, fully insured. Door to operation. if RAIL SHIPPING Packing and crating guaranteed. Pool car arrangements. Storage and Cartage Co. Ltd. 1234 Third Avenue S. f hone 2904 NOW 2 TO 4 DAYS Are Required for Cleaning and Pressing Due to Increased Demand for Our Services WIRE HANGERS WANTED ic IRONSIDE PARK Must be in good condition. Pleaae bring to our office. PHONE 4U1. Is Your WILL Up to Date? Read It Again How lonjr has it been since your Will was written? Look it over and gee if conditions as they exist today are properly covered. And in revising your Will give your heirs the protec- tion which the service of this company as Executor and Trustee will assure. TRUST DEPARTMENT British Canadian Trust Company LETIlBIlinGE. H. D. ROOD. Manager Al.MhKl A For Playtime PEP... Children need plenty of our Energy-Rich MILK and they like it, too. Children burn up lot of enerjv during thrir and milk, Nature's best food, is a great rrplrniihcr of this burned-up energy It is rich in Protein, Calcium. Phosphorous and Iron. At least a quart of milk daily child is recommended. PURITY DAIRY 516 FIFTH AVENUE S. PHONE DANCE MONDAY SEPT. 4 Trianon Ballroom Sponsored by Union Local No. 198 Alberta Ranch Boys Admiuion 50c ELKS CARNIVAL and FUN FESTIVAL GRAND PRIZE 16-Piece Bedroom Ensemble Value ENTIRE PROCEEDS FOR ELKS BABY CLINIC AND MILK FOR UNDERPRIVILEGED CHILDREN SEE GRAND PRIZE ON tllOW Af njmjnTCRK co. Games Housie Housie Booths Dancing Door Prizes. Admission and chance on grand prize 25c Lethbridge Arena, September and 10 ;