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Winnipeg Missing In Flying Operations If sf , 'J ( ;:.;; - : : . - :.:;: v; FLT. - SGT. GORDON BAIRp Missing on Alaskan Sight. Move To Oust Murray From C.B.C. Opposed By CHARLES BISHOP From The Trlbun Ottawa Bureau Copyright by Tht South am Co., Ltd OTTAWA, July 21 What was described as a "lively battle" was in progress today for two and a half hours in the radio committee of the House, sitting in camera, and pre paring a report respecting the C.B.C. Many points are under consideration but largely they concern Major Gladstone Murray. One ele ment tavors the removal of the general m a n a ger. Another is as stoutly opposed. Some would favor replacing the entire board of gover n o r s, hut that is improbable. No approach o agreement . , was Indicat - Gladstone Murray ed when the committee rose this afternoon. The sub - committee which drafted a report for the committee to consider is also divided. "We are at sixes and sevens," one of the committee said at the conclusion. "It is impossible to say what conclusions will be reached." Jlsley Hints Word Coming On "Official Waste" I By The Canadian Preee! p ;. ; ..... , n. tiwua un uic mcu ail iniauus. QTTAWA JJuly 21 - Conserva - i pnly ,a ,h(, first knQwn V live House Leader Hansonicasualty among R CA F men scnt uiiny nnm in mc nouse ui ,uim - I 4knl Ihnr. In "n.A.I iiiuna i no . in, it a .i. ul nii.m i Airman Alaska Other Manitoba Fliers Engaged In Same Zone MEMBER of a West Coast squadron serving with American forces in Alaska, Fit. Sgt. Gordon Baird, 22, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. Baird, 483 Spence st.. Is reported missing on an operational flight from Alaska, according to word received by Mrs. Gordon Baird, his wife of eight months, who resides at 162 Horace st. A fighter pilot, he Is the first Winnipeg airman reported missing in Alaska. In the wire received by Mrs. Baird from the Western Air Command it said, "All possible search is being conducted for your husband." Wire From Seattle Besides this notification a wire was reecived from the U.S. Air Command Informing Mrs. Baird that her husband was missing on an operational flight from an Alaskan base, Mr. and Mrs. Baird were married last October, three days after Sgt. Baird received his wings at tne - upiands air school. He enlisted with the R.C.A.F. In March, 1941, and received his training as a pilot at Brandon, Re - gina, Fort William and Ottawa. He was born In Shoal Lake and received his education at Shoal Lake, Russell, and in Winnipeg at Isbis - ter. Sir Hugh John McDonald, and Daniel Mclntyre schools. Prior to enlistment, he was employed at the T. Eaton Co. here. He was interested in boys' work, being active in the Trail Rangers, and Eagle's Club at Knox United church. Mrs. Baird, the former - Miss Moha Dott, said she knew of three other Manitobans who were fly ing in the same squadron as her husband. ' They are: Robert Lynch, Nor wood; James G. Gohl, Boissevain, and Edward Merkley, St. Vital. Besides his wife and parents. Fit. Sgt. Baird has three brothers. Charles, St. Vital, Cecil, Toronto, and Nelson, at home. His grand mother is Mrs. C. S. Russell, 213 Kennedy st. MOOSE JAW FLIER MISSING IN ALASKA Special to Tha Winnipeg Tribune MOOSE JAW, July 21 Sgt. Pilot Stanley Maxmen, of the R.C.A.F.. 20 - year - old Moose Jaw youth, Is reported missing after air opera' - tions In Alaska, according to an official wire received by his par ents, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Max - men, 803 Main st. N., In Moose Jaw, Monday. Sgt Pilot Maxmen enlisted with the R.C.A.F. In April, 1941. His wife, parents, two sisters and one brother reside in Moose Jaw, OTTAWA, July 21 Squadron Leader John W. Kerwin, of Toronto, reported missing In air opera tions over the Aleutian Islands. to .unt u..r thpntre

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 21 Jul 1942, Tue,
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