Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 6, 1948, Winnipeg, Manitoba
PAGE 2 WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 6. 1.94S John Nicholson's first venture as farmer has him more than a little puzzled. He planted a patch of seed potatoes last spring at His Wey mouth. Mass. farm. Wednesday he yanked up tomato plants and found normal potatoes at their roots. The potato plants, he said, sprouted tom- atoes. He blames the whole thing on B ?v--arm of bees and credits them with a remarkable job of cross- pol- Jtnization. EASY PAYMENTS 10% Down 10 Months to Pay No Interest No Carrying Charges MITCHELL-COPP Ltd. "The House of Dignified Credit" Toronto. The, announcement was made Thursday by the Central Mortgage and Housing corporation, About 12 Haligonians, tuberculo- sis sufferers who refuse to enter hospital for treatment, will be charged in court by the Halifax city health department shortly, un- der1 the province's new compulsory treatment law, it was announced Thursday. Dr. A. R. Morton, city health commissioner, said all in advanced stages of the disease. Penalty is a miximum one-year sentence and from year to year thereafter until the prisoner is cured. Pyc British manufactur- ers of television equipment, will soon begin operations in the form- er explosives plant at Ai'ax which operated the explosives plant. f The motor vessel Terra Nova, chartered by the Hudson's Bay com- pany, will leave Montreal Sunday headed for the Arctic with supplies for the settlements along the east- ern and northern coasts of Baffin island, according to a resources de- partment announcement -Thursday in Ottawa. The ship is one of seven being used to do the work of the Nascopie, wrecked last year off Cape Dorset, Baffin island. A new government vessel to replace the Nascopie will be ready by 1950. Canada's most famous ponies, those that roans wild on barren Sable island, JljO miles "from Nova Scotia's shores, are up for sale to ''he highest bidder. A War As- s e t s corporation advertise- ment, puhlished in Halifax, which offered the ponies sale said there are 300 "more or less." The Stipulation bind- ing the deal is that the pur- chaser must catch the ani- mals himself. ir Premier Byron Johnson of Brit- ish .Columbia will meet in Mont-. real Monday'with R. C. Vaughan. president of the Canadian Nation- al railways, and W. A. Mather of the Canadian Pacific railway to discuss extension jf the Pacific Great Eastern railway into Peace river hloc in B. C. the Governor Alfred E. Driscoll of New Jersey Thursday refused to return John Colier "to what his lawyer said would, be a "livin death" on a South Carolina chain gang. Colier, a Negro, escaped from the chain gang 11 years ago after serving nine months of a 19-month sentence. He had stolen The exploits of Canada's pioneer Airman have been rec- ognized at last. From now on, by some at least, he will be railed "Flash in the Sky Boy." The title was given him by the Cree Nation Indian tribe in Saskatchewan. His real name is William W. Gibson, and on a visit to Ottawa Thursday he dropped in at the dominion archives to pass the time of day with an old friend motor of his first plane, which he built at Victoria, B.C., in 1913. Seven British" newspapers involved in a wage dispute with the typographical union handed dismissal notices Thursday to employees in their Manchester plants. Ed- itorial as well as mcchinic'al workers were affected. The papers are the Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Mail, Sunday Dispatch, Daily Herald, Xews Chronicle and People. A record of the thousand and one reasons why Johnny plays truant from school is being com- piled by the British ministry of educatio'n. Johnny's excuses are said to include: "grandmothers' "boots being "helping father in the "helping mother in the "loss of school "sprained "loss of "shop- ping and queuing." Marriage by proxy was ruled illigal by Roman Ozaeta, Philip- pine secretary of justice. A Swiss national applied for. permission to wed his fiancee, now in Switzer- land, through a stand-in. "The physical presence of the contract- ing parties is indispensable in the solemnization of marriages in the replied the secretary, Troubled waters in the Mid- dle East hold no terrors for Moslems of the Philippine islands. This year ;Moros will set sail from Manila Aug. 20, for 'their annual pilgrim- age to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Said one: "We are willing to risk death to fuJfi! our religi- ous It pays to carry a giin when you ride Australia's territory roads. That's the way .one motor- cyclist felt recently when a 15- foot python, lying on the road, lunged at him. He shot it, and later eliminated another 'road men- ace a. tree snake that had dropped on him. Earl K. Browder, former 14'cne- ral secretary of the Communist party in the United States, Thurs- day lost an appeal to the Com- munist national convention, in New York, for re-insuitement in the party. He was ousted as a party member two years ago af- ter he was accused of favoring SALUeS 'Won't Support Communists' "I don't talk about people if I can't say good about them, this is GOOD about her." 'Sexy' Literature War Pushed By Druggists WINDSOR, Ont., Aug. 6- Two Union Groups Drop Support In Seamen War OTTAWA, Aug. 6 (CP) Sup-1 number of rank and file mem- port for the Canadian Seamen's! bers of the C.S.U. union and the Trades and Labor) Many of the T.L.C. officials re- Congress defending its dispute j fused to attend the original meet- wnth. shipping companies withered ]ing. some lhem ODJecting to Thursday night with the presence of C. S. Jackson, who served notice of termination of Its agreement with the Canadian Sea- men's union, effective Ocu 15. LONDON (CP) Eleven coun- tries are expected to compete in the world archery championships to be held here thi.s summer. nouncement of withdrawals by two they said has Communistic sym- powerful union outfits. pathies. Frank Hall, head of the power- BREAK WITH C.S.U. ful IS international railway MONTREAL Aug 6 (CP) __ which last month won a 17-cents-jjh'e shipping 'federation of Can- an-hotir wage battle, said his or-fcda. announced Thurscluv it had ganization will not support Com------------------ has The Canadian Pharmace'utiqSt as- sociation's 15-year war on literature, whether in cornic, books, magazines or will be- intens- ified this year, the executive' of the association announced Thursday. The 40th convention of the C.Ph.A. is being held in con- junction with meetings of Cana-' dian college pharmacy heads. R. E. Forbes of Wadena, Sask., said the C.Ph.A. would ask all members in the dominion to take a stand against selling publica- tions stressing sex. E. P. Foley of Summerside, P.E.I., was elected president of the association. Sheldon Spun- of Na- naimo, B.C., was chosen vice-pres- ident. a policy of co-operation with capi- Prcsident ELpidio Quirino of the j talism. Philippines has a certificate he prizes greatly. It is a Red Cross testimonial to the fact that he is a blood donor. The president was the first to give a pint of blood when donors lined up recently to contribute to the proposed centra] blood bank of the Philippine Na- tional R.ed Cross. ..Chiirles secretary of the U.S. depaVtrh'en'f bl commerce, said Thursday that, because of the nation's improved coal supplies, quota restrictions on coal exports will be discontinued Sept. 1. He said prospects "are favorable" that enough coal, will produced in the next few months to meet both do- mestic and foreign requirements. FORT ERIE, Ont. to be one of the most modern in the Niagara Peninsula, a new fire hall is being completed in Fort Erie at a total cost of RADIOS REDUCED! WELL-KNOWN, NATIONALLY-ADVERTISED NAMES! During our Great August Furniture Sale These are floor samples, and demonstrators one of a kind in console and table models. Get yours white they last. 843 Main St. Saturday we are open until 9 p.m. Maj. Gen. Charles Boucher, commander of British 1'o.recs in Malaya, predicted Thurs- day that the war against Com- munist insurgents would con- tinue sit least another 15 months.' HIROSHIMA PLEA (AP) The residents of this first atom-bombed city joined Friday in a plea for world peace and a prayer that atomic energy will be used ".tor the benefit mankind." At 8.15 a.m., the moment the bomb burst over Hiroshima three years ago, Mayor Shinzo Hamai led townspeople in re- newing "solemn vows to' con- tribute our bit to the peace of the world." African .suspicion of Europeans is poisoning life in the Gold Coast, according, to a report, of the offi- cial commission inquiring into dis- turbances, .there in .February and March this year. In disorders throughout the. country 29 'were killed'and 237 injured. The report, published in London, said "by far the most serious problem which the administration had to face is the suspicion which surrounds government activity of any sort." A whole new playground for tourists particularly for free- spending Americans, is. being de- veloped on Australia's reef islands. Natural -beauty abounds. on the reef: brightly-colored fish, vivid live coral formations, brilliant shells and clear blue water. At present, island resorts are badly managed and uncomfortable, but several Australian promoters hope in the near future to spend sever- al million dollars on luxury hotels. Infantile paralysis is s'prcud- injf in more than half the United States. In North Caro- lina, Texas nnd California, it has reached epidemic propor- tions. There were cases in the U.S.-up to July 31. :Vf Id. "Delegates To Ottawa Named ST. JOHN'S Nfld., Aug. 6 (CP) -Names, of Newfoundland dele- gates who will go to Ottawa to negotiate terms of confederation were announced Thursday by the commission government. Delegates will be: A. J. Walsh, commissioner for justice; F. Gor- Bradley, leader of the con- federates in the last referendum; Chtfley A. Crosbie, Jeader of the party which advocated closer economic ties with the United States: Phillip Grouchy, marrager of the Anglo-Newfoundland Devel- opment company; J. -B. McEvoy. former chairman of the national convention; Joseph R. Smallwood. campaign manager of the Con- federate party, and Gordon A. past president of the Newfoundland hoard of trade. Ford Prices Up At Detroit DETROIT, Aug.'6 Ford Motor company Thursday in- creased -the price of its cars S75 on all but one model because of ''increases in material and labor costs." It was the second such price boost for Ford within two months. It five The com- pany boosted Ford prices eight per cent, when the 1949 Ford was introduced in June. All models of the_16 Ford mod- els received the 575 increase ex- cept the lowest-priced Ford, the business coupe, which received a S5 decrease. The business coupe mode' price was reduced from to S1.15S. Transit Strike Looms NEW YORK Aug. 6 Transport Workers union (C.I.O.) Thursday voted to strike Saturday against the Third avenue transit system which serves some 1000 daily riders iri Manhatt3.n, county and the Bronx. Brazil Places Flour Back On Licence List RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug.' 6 (CP) Canadian embassy officials have denied reports that Brazil had em- bargoed wheat i flour shipments from Canada. Authorities said Brazil, 'how- ever, had returned wheat flour to the import licence 'list The government recently abo- lished import restrictions because of a wheat shortage felt here since 194S. But the United States soon afterward lifted "wheat export re- strictions, Argentina. lowered its price and Canada produced a sur- plus. Brazil was thus forced to place wheat flour back on the licence list. munists and has "bolted" from current meetings of the T.L.C. He said when his group arrived at (he sessions, he found them at- tended by "about 98 per cent- And about two per ent. fellow travellers. So we walk- d out." Pat Conrby, secretary-trea- surer of the Canadian Con- gress of Labor, said his organ- ization hits been invited to par- ticipate in the discussions to aid the C.S.0. but has de- clined to do so for reasons in- dicated only to Percy Ben- g-oujrh, president of the TX.C. Nevertheless, the executive com- mittee of the T.L.C. decided 'hursday it will make a personal pproach to the cabinet in an ttempt to force a settlement of he lake shipping dispute. 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