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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 8, 1953, Winnipeg, ManitobaMore by Carrier in Winnipeg 30c per week saturday August 8, 1953 bicycle Era definitely in Dos Days tf71 n a _ dog Daze drifts to suburbs _ by Fred the automotive age May be wonderful but not for the bicycle. In fact the Automo bile is slowly eliminating the bicyclist from Winnipeg streets. This at least is the opinion expressed by Many bicycle wholesalers and retailers Here. They claim that Prosperity and the automobile have combined to Send bicycle sales into a slow downward spiral. The free press investigating a report by City licensing authorities that the number of bicycle and dog licences issued has decreased 10 per cent since 1948, attempted wednesday to learn if there actually were fewer dogs and bicycles in Winnipeg or if there were Only fewer licensed. The consensus the number of bicycles at least in service has definitely decreased. The number of dogs in the by to t. Michael Best John Ramakrishnan of tmadra.--. India tabling of the civic report in Council tuesday night represented far More than jus the end of a routine assign ment. For him the Survey was an absorbing highlight of four years spoilt in Canada studying in the Broad Fields of labor economics and some of the insights gained in the course of the Winnipeg Survey May soon be Pas sed or. To students at the University of Madras. Since april his Headquarters has been in the Ald Erman s room at the City Hall the room taken Over by the wage sur very Board. Much Ramakrishnan of the fundamental work of pre paring Job descriptions and making actual wage comparisons was done to or. Ramakrishnan. Relatively slight changes in the size of the country s population. To or. Ramakrishnan All this presented a challenging question part did Industrial relations play in the enormous Transi Tion that had taken place in Canada in making it possible for the transition to occur with and absence of strife Between labor and subsidiary to this was the ques a Tion of the roles of Federal and provincial departments of labor. Or. Ramakrishnan is attempting i to shed a Little Light on these questions in his . Thesis now i being written. He has l relied on libraries to provide a grasp of what makes the Canadian labor relations clock i tick. He spent two Summers on i the Assembly line of an automobile manufacturing Plant in Ontario. As soon As he gets his . He will return to Madras and join the staff of the University there. He thinks that if he is a Good enough Salesman there May be a department of labor relations but How does an instructor at there soon after the University of Madras turn it was Stewart Martin executive in a City on the other Side of the Secretary of the wage Survey world Board and formerly on the faculty it started when he won a Vin of Toronto University who per rent Massey Fellowship for study shaded or. Ramakrishnan to work at the University of Toronto. The Ion the wage probe Here. When blossoming of interest in Laborthe received the offer he was doing City cannot be estimated with out a comprehensive dog Cen although the number of animals in suburban areas could be proportionately higher than in 1948. No difference veterinarians Kennel owners and the City dog Pound questioned wednesday All said that they can detect no appreciable difference in the number of dogs in. The City. Kennel owners however say they can detect a higher pro portion of suburban dwellers among the dogs turned Over to them to Board. Most suburban municipalities As Well report an in crease in the number of dog licences issued in the past several years lending strength to the theory that dog concentration in the suburbs is increasing while that in the City proper is decreasing Bike sales Down for bicycles most dealers although not All. Report de creased sales dating Back through the past several years. As reasons for this they cite a higher Standard of living and the automobile. A kid gets out of school said one f the winners of the 20 prizes and four individual cups. Despite one of the most discouraging starts of gardening operations experienced in this Art of the province in Many cold wet weather which rotted seeds in tha ground Roak no re seeding necessary followed y considerable destruction by Cut i Worms the judges h. J. Sewell f. J. Skaptason r. Skelding j. P. De wet All prominent Mani construction of 100 new buildings and u cup a the free press vegetable Garden contest Tor a Garden in connection with a new Home not occupied prior to oct. 1, 1952, goes to m. Nim Cross 764 Warsaw Avenue. The winning plot is shown above Wukas ,0a building permits top million economics came after his arrival in this country. Interesting pattern after a year or so at Toronto he became aware of certain characteristics of Canada s modern Industrial development that invited research. The whole pattern was particularly interesting to him he says because there appeared to be an Opportunity for India to Benefit from Canada s experience. There Are huge differences in the two countries. Or. Ramakrishn research the same automobile manufacturer he had worked for on the Assembly line. He will go Back there when he s finished Here. Personnel administration has developed rapidly in Canada in re cent years and or. Ramakrishnan thinks that this cannot be considered apart from the Success of the country s Industrial develop ment. He s interested in finding out however what part collective bargaining had in the develop ment of personnel administration Nan declares. India s is an old on its present scale civilization beside which Canadas one thing of which he has be is an infant. But up to a few years come thoroughly convinced he ago the stage of Industrial develop says is that canadians work sex ment was somewhat the same or Tremley hard. The two countries. This is one of his dominating he last 10 or 15 years however impressions of this country. And neen Industrial advancement he e Vatric fms it in Canada hardly duplicated any where in the world to receive Dieppe plaque a presentation of a plaque to Mark the anniversary of the Dieppe raid will be made by mayor Garnet Coulter to . D. J. Gillespie commanding officer of he Queen s own Cameron High made . Anders of Canada. The presentation will be in front of the City Hall aug. 19. On May 29 of this year the mayor of Dieppe France pre g. F. Toba horticulturists reported that in the increased entry were real Good the task of determining the win ners was an arduous one and thanks for the assistance of these experts and other members of the horticultural society in assuring extended by the free press. As in Many years in the past the lion s share of organizing the contest was in the hands of r. W. Brown Veteran Horticulturist and Secretary treasurer of the horticultural society. Of special gratification to the free press and the society was the Large number of new names among the entrants and in Ilie list of prize winners. This is a healthy sign and full compensation for the expense and Effort expanded by the organizers of the contest. Following is the Complete list of m Winnipeg to Cost was authorized by City engineering department during the week Endine Friday. The construction Tempo remained High despite Adverse building Wea ther in the Early Days of the week. The new construction brought the cumulative total since the Start of mrs. Lorna Richmond 659 Maryland Street was awarded first prize and a cud Lor her Garden in the up to 25-foot class in the free press contest. Her Garden seen above. P 1952 by Arden w the seen Industrial advancement he s satisfied that much of the credit for Canada s giant strides production in recent years must productivity has increased 1 go to the worker Winnipeg Man president of International veterans Ted Low of Winnipeg was g. E. Hocking Winnipeg Hono elected president of the inter Crary president Stewart Harrison National War veterans Alliance at Winnipeg wee president George the group s annual convention in Hatton Winnipeg Secretary Fargo n.d., mrs. Agnes West of Winnipeg was elected president of the women s auxiliary. W. G. Coventry British Trade commissioner in Winnipeg was chief speaker at the convention j elected to the Canadian Board c. P. Lieutenant governor directors were Harry Pullin Dakota paid tribute to the w. H. Talbot David Kidd e k american Section Jac k Williams Fargo honorary presi Dent Floyd Henderson Fargo vice president Art ullness Fargo Secretary seated mayor Coulter. It was received on behalf of the City of Winnipeg. Mayors and representatives of other Canadian cities from regi ments were drawn to participate in the Dieppe raid also received plaques. A guard of Honor of 20 Veter ans of the raid commanded by major Robert Thompson will be drawn up in front of the City Hall Steps. The pipe band of the camerons will also attend. Of the inv a in fostering Carter William Bedington lome Goodwill Between Canada and the Innis John Caldwell George Ros United states. Coe William Neil and Hugh steel other officers Canadian Section i All of Winnipeg govt. Official rapped on Issue in Brooklands j i if t j a.-. us Nero Tutti u. will plus up pass Leif Cis at Edmonton Saskatoon and Winnipeg arriving at the car station Here at 5.50 . Saturday for a 55-minute Stopover. Israel sends thanks for Canadian gifts a letter to express deep Joy and gratitude for gifts of food and clothing sent to is Rael has been received by the Federated Council of Israel institutions Canada in Mont real from chief rabbi Isaac Herzog of Israel. The shipment carried on the . Akka went to the students of the Israel yeshivot. The 100 institutions in Israel which Are supported by the Federated Council in Canada Are working for the poor sick and needy in Israel. Churches plan week end picnics St. Boniface sacred heart and St. Francis churches will hold their annual picnic Satur Day and sunday at the Archi Bald Avenue and Plin Quet. Street playground. The youth club will present a band con Cert at g . Sunday. This will be the band s first Public concert. Children s activities will begin about 4 . Sat urday with the adult program opening about 6 . Claim that r. M. Fisher Deputy minister of municipal affairs had no authority to Rule out of order a motion passed by Brooklands 2.0 Manitoban bound for Rifle marches Council was made wednesday by the Overlander-1953 a special Canadian National railways j Barnett. Excursion train left Vancouver thursday with a crowd of trans Barnett said at Council meet planted westerners now making their Homes in the ing that or Fisher was not Fame the train which arrived in the West three weeks ago will return r i h circumstance relating vacation lists to the Atlantic Seaboard. It will pick up passengers Ito the Moti Orl councillor Dan Juba _. Ftp not Ilie the idea of Council being told what to do. Culvert question i about three months ago Council was on the question of repairing a Culvert on William a a Enue at Keewatin Street. Somei councillors wanted it repaired at the expense of the Brooklands hotel which installed it. Other councillors wanted it removed and the ditch left open. Councillor Reg Young s motion that Culvert be repaired during the summer to avoid flooding next year in the Spring run off was not seconded. Finally it was decided to query residents in the area to determine whether the Culvert should be re paired or removed. Out of order at Council meeting july 15 m Fisher informed Council that it a aut of order in placing the Matte before people. At wednesday 1 meeting councillor Young sponsored a rescind motion but for the second time could gain no Seconder the contentious Culvert Issue was again left in abeyance. Charleswood May vote on liquor Charleswood electors May vote oct. 28 on a bylaw prohibiting local Sale of liquor. Residents Are circulating a Peti Tion protesting four Beer parlor applications received by the Mani Toba government liquor control commission. The applications were made by four parties who have asked coun cil for permission to build a hotel in the area. The petition must reach a total been St sorted. City engineering department re cords showed Friday that 35 new dwellings had been authorized in the week. This is the highest num ber of Homes authorized in Many weeks. It brought the value of Home construction since the Start of the year to s6, against at the same Point Jast year. Biggest single building project in terms of value during the week a servicing garage for Carter motors at 983 Wall Street. The building is to Cost biggest Home project was Light houses on the West Side of Waterloo Street Between Grant and Mathers. Cost with new Home not occupied prior dwellings was placed at to oct. 1, m. _ 764 Warsaw Avenue and individual cup 2. Mrs. M. Krysko 650 Matheson Avenue 3. J. Phillip 545 Matheson Avenue 57.50 4. Mrs. E. Palchuk 475 Goulet Street St. Boniface. 5, mrs. S. Black Burn 44 Champlain nor Wood class b vegetable Garden up to 25 Al Width 1. Mrs. Lorna Richmond winners class a vegetable Garden in connection 659 Maryland Street s15 and individual cup 2. Samuel Smilski 567 Matheson Avenue 3. A. Walker 720 Beresford Avenue 4. Charles h. Ross 211 Belvidere Street St. James 55 5 Henry Schilling 964 Magnus Avenue class c vegetable Garden 35 to 50 feet in g. E. Hennigar 320 Sharpe Boulevard St. James 515 and individual cup 2. C. F. Polley 16 Sadler Avenue St. Vital 510 3. O. M. Watamaniuk 2s4 Bronx Avenue East Kildonan 57.50 4. Mrs. F. Pearce 686 Dudley Avenue 5, r. C. Kernaghan 367 Mel Rose Avenue East Kildonan s2.50 class d vegetable Garden Over 50 feet in mrs. C. Watkins 104 a Den Avenue St. Vital and individual cup 2. A. T. Maw Hohney 1008 Banning Street 3. C. G. Van Bethray 19 Riel Avenue St. Vital 4. H. Slocombe 529 Harbison Avenue 5. J. C. Wright 375 Lyle Street St. James 52.50. Hurt Pigeon finds Home becomes pet an injured Pigeon found lying in a ditch East of Rosser last Fri Day is turning into a very domesticated House pet for or. And mrs. Henry Johnson of Rosser. Or. Johnson found the. Pigeon. In the ditch while grading. The Road around Bergen East of Ros ser. He thought the Bird was dead until it moved its head. The Bird wore a band bearing he number 718nsb52. Mrs. John-.-, on said the Pigeon appears to Lave injured a Wii desire to Fly at All. Apparently Content with his new position in life the Bird is living n a Box in the Kitchen of the Ohnson Home and doing nicely on a diet of wheat and water. Mrs. Johnson reports the Bird very quiet and Well a e h a v e d. When i want to clean his Box he wanders about the floor until i m through. If he gets frightened at All he goes and stands in a Overlander takes westerners East the Overlander-1953 a special Canadian National railways exc bion train left Vancouver thursday with a crowd of trains planted westerners now making their Homes in the the train which arrived in the West three weeks ago jul return 310 vacation lists to the Atlantic Seaboard. It will pick up passengers at Edmonton Saskatoon and Winnipeg arriving at the car station Here at 5.50 . Saturday for a 55-minute Stopover. Alcoholic gets Tongue lashing Lawrence Lindsay of 56 Bank magistrate Potter referred to g. E. Hen Gar 320 Sharpe Boulevard St. James was awarded first prize and an individual cup As Winner in the class for a vegetable Garden Between 25 and m feet or Hen Gar placed fourth in this class last year but hard work in an unfavourable season brought him top honors this year. C. F. Polley 16 Sadler Avenue St. Vital who won first prize and a cup in this class a year ago was nosed out by or. Hennigar and placed second. Avenue. St. Vital described As an alcoholic who refused to help those who were trying to help was fined s100 with the alternative of four months in jail Friday for being intoxicated in a Public place. He pleaded guilty thursday As a third offender on the charge in provincial police court before mag Istrate d. G. Potter. One Day for sentence after com menting that if he sentenced him at that time he would give him the maximum of months in jail. Lindsay was arrested wednesday while sitting in his shorts near the Lgth Hole of a St. Vital Golf course. He was very drunk and had been previous appearances before him of the accused. You re a nuisance to yourself your family and so he said. The magistrate told Lindsay fur ther that he used alcoholics Anonymous and psychiatrists who. Tried to help As cover for his drink ing. You would t even co operate with the doctors who wanted to vote doctors who wanted to the magistrate remanded him help you. It s a hard thing to say Ria River said River Ponce said. But it might be better if been taken very ,11 and realized life was Worth he said. In City police court Friday Ingi Jorun son 54, of no fixed abode was fined and costs or three months for being intoxicated in a pubic charge was Laid offence under the liquor act of 20 per cent of the electors 447 signatures before aug. 15, so that a bylaw can be presented to the electorate at the municipal elections in october. The petition must be received months before the election. The Champion Garden Ente Sotby mrs c. Watkins 104 Ardea Avenue is above. In this class for vegetable gardens Over 50 feet mrs. Watkins gets too after placing fifth in this class m 1952. Official urges fund canvassers to keep tip h. E. Sellers general chairman of a week in Flint the h. E. Sellers general chairman of the joint Hospital building fund Friday appealed to fund canvassers to keep up the Good he urged them to maintain the flow of donations now at a rate a week so that the fund objective of can be reached by the end of August. So far has been donated. include George m. Blackjr j6.000 w. C. Mac Donald Keith Canadian Oil companies household. Finance corp., a l. Mckenzie and co. And Mccurdy Supply co Wood brings v experience to new Job e. S. Wood new purchasing agent for the Federal depart ment of. Defence production Here has had wide experience in the Workings of his depart ment. He has been with the defence department since shortly after the outbreak of the second world War in a number of different posts including work in the munitions and Supply department. Before the War he worked with his brother who has an import business in Montreal. During the past few years he has worked with the defence production department in Ottawa Regina Halifax and London ont. His latest Post there was As assistant supervisor of Field officers. Or. Wood is a sports enthusiast and plays a bit of his first impressions of Winni Peg formed since he arrived Here last wednesday were of the Beautiful wide streets and the friendliness of every one. Besides getting to know people and his new Job Here or. Wood s main aim is to get a Home Here for his wife and four year old daughter who Are still in Ottawa. Hunter . Ships at Halifax Halifax up a three ship United states task Force resided y the Carrier Benning on has arrived Here for a five Day Courtesy Call. Hunter to judge photography show local photographer Paul w. Hunter has been invited by the professional photographer s association of America to judge the National photo. Graphic exhibition being held Chi i Cap next week j during their an Nual convention j approximately 000 professional cameramen will attend. The exhibition is made up of Salon photos submitted by photo-1 Grapher from All Over the . Or. Hunter received his master in photography degree and a Gold medal award last he is a member of the Royal photo graphic society of great Britain and the Ontario and Manitoba society of photographers. Cement masons joining Union Winnipeg Cement masons Are now being organized into the plasterers Union Harry West of Van Couver Deputy organizer of the operative plasters and. Cement masons International association said Here Friday. A j or. West arrived in the City. Thursday to assist Alex j. Siness agent of the Union s local 334, in organizing Tow Cement masons. He said the Cement Mason classification had previously been called Cement finishers. In the present Campaign or. West and or. Laurence plan to strengthen local 334 with new Cement a. Sons who Are not yet in the Union said or. West. He intends to stay in Winnipeg for a week or More. Their Headquarters Are at the labor Temple. St. Boniface Church construction begins work has been started on St. Andrews Bobola Church on Marion Boniface Fol lowing completion of a successful building fund drive. Officials said the foundation has been poured and work is going ahead with completion expected Early next Spring. Share picnic share Manitoba s mental health association will hold a picnic for patients at the gel Kirk mental Hospital aug. 30. The association s july picnic at the Hospital was the largest yet held 419 patients at tending. games races and refreshments for those taking part

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