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12 THE GAZETTE, MONTREAL, TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1942. VOL. CLXXI. No. 191 BIRTHS, ENGAGEMENTS, MARRIAGES and DEATHS $1.50 Far Insertion Prepold DEATHS AIlfBOVt At the Ro Memorial Pavilion, on August 10th. 1942. Minnie Hutnon (826 McLachran Avenue. Outre-monti. beloved wife of the late Reuben AUebone, in her 74th year. Funeral servica at the Armstrong Chapel, 329 Park Avenue, on Wednesday, August 12ih, at 2 pm. ARCH AMBAt XT At Westmount. on Auguit eth. 1042. Louite Leduc, beloved :fe of Wllf-ed Archambault, in her 6Jth year. Funeral on Tuesday, Augunt 11th. from her late residence, S47 Kensington Avenue. Westmount. to ft. Leon of Westmount Church, for a 30 a.m. service, thence to Cote des Neiges Cemetery. RECK. In this city, on August 10th. 1942. Lvdia Morgan, wife of the late Henry Beck, aeed 92 years. Remains ave the Chapel of Jos. C. Wray c Ero- 114 Mountain Street, on Wednes-rtav morning, for interment at Bedford, PQ. OHfN. Suddenly, on August 10th, J&42. Me Simon, wife of Solomon Cohen. Funeral on Tuesday at 2 p m.t from the Chapel of Paperman & Sons. 4(81 St. Urbain Street. TASSIO. At Lachlne. P.Q.. on August 10! h. 1942. Jean Cavallar.zl Fassio. in ht 7th year. Remains rrstinif at the William Wray Chapel, 2075 University Street. Funeral from St. Arscne Church, Belanger and Chris Colomb Streets, on Thursday, August 13th, at 10 a.m. FOSTER- At the Montreal General Hospital, on August 8th, 1842. George Joseph Foster, beloved husband of Lilian Sheppard. of 4892 Earnscllffe Avenue, ared 48 years. Funeral from the Chapel of Joe C. Wray Si Bro.. 1234 Mountain Street, at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, to Mount Royal Cemetery. GBrr.NWOOU. Suddenly, on August loth, 1942. Charles B. Greenwood, beloved husband of Sarah Isabella Bean, cf 2122 Northcliffe Avenue, in his 81st ear. Funeral from D. A. Collins' Char-el, 8io Sherbrooke Street West. on Wednesday, at 2 p.m. LARKIN. Suddenly, at her residence 418 Claremont Avenue, on Sun-aav. August 9th, 1942, Donalda McLennan, beloved wife of Alban Augusts Lark:n, in her 35th year. Remains retmc at the William Wray Chapel, 2fi3 University Street. Funeral from the Church f the Ascension of Our Lord, on Wednesday. August 12th. at 9 a.m.. to Cote det Nelges Cemetery. LAfRANCF. At the Homoeopathic Hospital, on Monday, August 10th, 1042. Valentine LeMmor, wife of the late tnderic Lafrance. In her 77th year. Remaisn resting at the William Wray Chapel. 2073 University Street. Tun-era! notice later. YIOMAN. At her residence. 4431 Delorlmier Avenue, on Saturday, August 8th, 1942, Grace Mabel Presland. beloved wife of John Yeoman, aed S8 years. Funeral on Tuesday. August 11th. from the above address, to St. Thomas Anglican Church, for service at 3 pm Interment at Mount Royal Cemetery JN MEMORIAM CARtoV. In proud and loving memory of Captain John Clontarf Kelvyn Carwn. M.C., 14th Battalion Royal Montreal Regiment, C.E.F., who fell In action. Battle of Amtena, France, 11th August. 1918. Faithful ur.tn death. 1 will give thee a Crown of Life." CARD OF THANKS f.RAVri.. Mrs. Thomas Gravel of Outremont and her family, sincerely trank friends and relatives for their sympathy m their recent sad bereavement. FLORISTS Seasonable- Arrangement Are Low in Price L. 4444 Mountain and Sherbrooke UNDERTAKERS IIIUulMI I S 44 Jas.C.(flRAY&BRa IMC . Funeral Director 1234 fflountaia St. a?Arqpett 4321 Parkiruj Space Dexter 1141 WlJbank J483 D. A. Collins Funeral Director Ml tterbiooke SI W fk.l. Marcll Ave. i 111 og ton St Packard Motor Equipment Antikor-Laurencc BEST CORN REMF.Dk Soid everywhere tit afe. Reliable. Permanent A i LAURENCE Pharmacists Montreal RIOTING CONTINUES IN INDIA CENTRES (Continued from Page One.) tr a comparatively quiet night, during which rains and a strictly-enforced curfew kept most crowd off the streets. The weather cleared by mid-norning. and in a two-hour drive tVough the most troubled areas of I'orr.bay the writer's car was shot . several times and bombarded frequently with bottles, pots, rock.?, and anything that could br grabbed cli the stands of sidewalk shops. MAa -II Hex OBITUARY MILTON T. THOMPSON Upper Mcmtclair, N.J., August 10. Wh-Mllton Theodore Thompson, 72, electrical and civil engineer who participated in construction of come of the world's largest dams, died yesterday of a cerebral hemorrhage. Thompson was field director of American consultation in the construction of the great Dnieper dam in Russia. DR. HUGH FLEMING. Ottawa, August 10. CB Dr. Hugh Fleming, 72, youngest son of the late Sir Sandford Fleming who engineered the Canadian Pacific Railway, and a resident of Ottawa for many years, died today after a long illness at the home of his daughter, Lady Hardinge, in Kent, England, it was learned here. In the first great war he served 8 a Captain with R.C.A.M.C. hospital unit In France and in this war he entered a home defence unit in the Old Country. In addition to his daughter. Lady Hardinge, he is survived by his widow, the former Ethel Gormully; an elder brother, Sandford Fleming of Arnprior, Ont; and two sisters Windows of the car were shattered and the interior was showered with fragments of glass. Escape was made by racing down side streets despite attempts to halt the car by human and other barricades thrown across the roadway. In some of the northern areas of the city trams were being held up by crowds and stoned, and in most sections tram and bus traffic was suspended. There was a portent of even greater trouble in the stoning of Moslem shops by Hindus in the south central part of Bombay. Police fear communal riots between thene elements bloodiest of all and hardest to suppress Beyond these incidents there were no other reports of communal disturbances in Bombay, and the situation elsewhere in India seemed the same. One bit of whimsy developed hero overnight. A small boy came out on the street selling blackjacks, folic dirt not stop him. Police prevented attempts to set fire to the Bombay Gas Works and to the Central India railway station at Dadar, a communique announced. Elsewhere three police stations were set afire, and two were destroyed. Telephone wires were cut and some postal boxes were removed. Some buses were halted by letting air from their tires. A municipal truck was overturned and set afire: and a street car was upset One person was killed and several were injured at the great textile centre of Ahmedabad when police fired on a crowd of students near Bujerat College. A battalion of British infantry arrived as strikes spread to the cotton mills. White House Noncommittal Special to The New York Times and The Gazette Washington, August 10 Officials at White House and the State Department withheld formal com ment today on the uprisings in In dia on the independence issue. it was evident, however, that there was considerable concern over the grave situation since the troubles in India endanger American troops now stationed there, and in tensifies the difficulties of getting supplies to China. Whether any of ficial action would be taken by this government was in doubt. Secretary of State Cordell Hull did not hold a press conference, but a request for comment on the Indian situation was relayed to him. lie aecunea. At the White House. Stephen T. Early, White House press secretary. m eancu ine Biniucamce 01 reports that Lauchlin Currie, presidential secretary who has been ir. China, and Lieut. General Joseph Stilwell had reached New Delhi. Mr. Early said that he assumed that Mr. Currie was en route home. He had no comment on General Stilwell, explaining "He's in the army." 2 Cheques Given Red Cross Two cheques, each for $47, were received yesterday afternoon at the headquarters of the Quebec Provincial Division of the Canadian Red Crow, the proceeds of a special weencna snow presented at the Castle des Monts Hotel at Ste. Agathe. The cheques were designated for special work of the Red Cross, one being for the fund supplying medical aid to Russia and the other to the general fund of the Quebec Provincial Division. Performers who assisted in the special show included Jimmie Lalng. Maxie Berger, Harry Mos-co and Miss Ruth Moscovltch. Mrs. W. Winters of New York and Mrs. B. Shrater, guests at the hotel, assisted at the door. Mr. Harry Berger, manager of the hotel, donated a carton of cigarettes as a special award. New Base Off Vancouver Vancouver, August 10. R Pensions Minister Mackenzie announced here today that Deadman's Island, in Vancouver harbor, will be developed as a permanent Royal Canadian Naval Volunteer Reserve base which will be named H.M.C.S. Discovery. CITY OF MONTREAL WATER MAINS PUBLIC NOTICE la hereby given that the City of Montreal, intends to lay water mains In the following streets, namely: EMILE Street, from Daoust Street Northwards, a distance of 143 feet; MARSEILLE Street, from St. Emile Street Westwards, a distance of 140 feet; STE FOYE Street, from des Erables Street Eastwards, a distance of IAS feet. As the Law empowers the City to levy, on the vacant lots tn front of which such mains are to be laid, an annual special tax. representing 8 of the purchat price of said mains and of the cost of laying the same, as welt as the expenses connected therewith, unless the majority of interested proprietors object to the carrying out of such works, the owners ef such vacant lots situated on the aforesaid streets, within the above described limits, must, If they are opposed to the laying of such mains, notify the undersigned of their opposition within thirty (30) days following the publication of this notice to wit, between now and the 11th of September 1842. J. ALPHONSE MONGEAU, City Clerk. City Clerk's Office, City Hall. Montreal, August 11th. 1942. CLAIM WAR OUTPUT CONTINUES TO LAG Special Committee Accuses War Production Board of Doing Nothing to Speedup INTEGRATION IS NEEDED Urges Creation of Labor-Utilization Inspectors to Bridge Oap Washington, August 10. (f) A special House of Representatives committee reported to Congress today that the war production effort "continues to lag" and the recent realignment of the war production board "does nothing to correct this situation." "There has nowhere been evidenced any Intention on the part of the responsible officials, civilan or military, to regard it as their job to demand maximum output or to move heaven and earth to get it," commented the committee, headed by Representative John Tolan (Dem.-Calif.). The report emphasized the necessity of integrating manpower mobilization with production mobilization and referred to "the increasing demand for compulsory powers" over labor as "one of the most damaging features of the present trend in manpower mobilization." "This seems to reflect a basic failure to understand the Job," the report continued. "Compulsion should not have to be used except as a last resort. Its employment at an early date will certainly complicate rather than simplify the present shortcomings of the existing agencies." The committee urged creation of a group of officials to be known as Labor-Utilization Inspectors operating out of the regional offices of the War Manpower Commission in co-operation with regional offices of the WPB and labor-management committees in each plant and com munity. Fear Plant Slow Down Washington, August 10. Fears that "as many as 1,000" war plants might be forced to cut production this month and next for lack of materials were voiced by the Labor Policy Committee of the war production Board in a resolution adopted July 30, it was learned tonight. A WPB source who asked that his name be withheld said the resolution declared that several thousand men had been laid off in July by stoppages or production curtailments in more than 30 plants holding war contracts. The resolution, which was presented to WPB. Chairman Donald M. Nelson, asked that greater unity and a better exchange of informa tion be set up among WPB, the armed services and other agencies so that shutdowns could be headed off. The labor policy committee, created to advise W.P.B.'s Labor Production Division, is composed of union representatives, three each from the A.F.L. and C.I.O. A W.P.B. spokesman said he thought the 1,000 estimated was "considerably exaggerated." Increasing concern over the problem was indicated, however, by this spokesman's disclosure of a memorandum sent to W.P.B. by the army-navy munitions board, which requested that increased attention be given the threat of shutdowns caused by inadequate deliveries of materials. The text of the memorandum was not divulged. 6 DIE OVERSEAS, 2 HERE IN R.C.A.F. Two Listed Dead from Natural Causes in Canada One Badly Injured Overseas Ottawa, August 10. CK Names of six men killed on active service overseas and two killed on active service in Canada were contained in today's Royal Canadian Air Force casualty list, 339th of the war. The overseas section of the list included also the names of one man dangerously injured on active service and one dangerously ill. Two men were listed as dead from natural causes in Canada. Following is the latest list of casualties with official numbers and next of kin: OVERSEAS. KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE: 1 Smith, Frederick Newman, Flt.-Sgt., R73224, Mrs. Ralph Smith (mother), Portland, Me. Byers. Kenneth McGregor, Sgt., R- 76051, R. H. Byers (father), R R. No. 2. Tatamagouche, Colchester County, Highmoor, Francis Jonathan Henry, Sgt., R1Q7767, William Highmoor (father). Empress, Alts. . Malcolm, Douglas Burton t. John, Sgt R34383, R. B. Malcolm (father), St. Catharines, Ont. Navey, Cordon, Sgt, R92n5, Mrs. Gordon Navey (wife), New Westminster, B.C. Riddell, James Alexander, Sgt., R-67S54. Andrew Riddell (father), Windsor, Ont DANGEROUSLY INJURED ON ACTIVE SERVICE: Reece, Michael Paynter, Flt.-Sgt., R86147, R. C. Reece (father), Winnipeg. DANGEROUSLY ILL: Gren, Thomas Laverne, Cpl., R70383, Mrs. F, L. Green (mother), Aylmer, Ont. CANADA. KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE: Riley, James Gerald, LAC, RAF 148J197. J. Riley (father). St. Helens, Lancashire, Eng. (LAC. Riley was killed August S in a crash near Jackflah Lake, Sask.) Lonaley, Louis Vernon, PO., J8709, Mrs. H. G. Lonaley (mother), Paradise, Annapolis County. N.S. (PO. Longley was killed July 27 In a crash near Ste. Anne de Beilevua. Que.) DIED FROM NATURAL CAUSES: Scharf, LyaU William, AC2, R143304, Mrs. Mary Scharf (mother), Stlttsvilie, Ont. Taylor, Kenneth, LAC, RAF1087842, Sydney Taylor (father), Darlington, Durham County, Eng. Fatally Injured by Oar Qurbec, August 10. KPt Jeremle Pipillon. 62, was fatally injured ycyterday when struck by a motor car which got cut of control after a tire blew out. U.S. BOMBERS STATIONED aft, s- ... , ; 4k r nr" .. " ' - AMsrtfc In emt tonal Photo vis CCA. Heavy bombers of the American Army Air Force now in England are ready for a crack at the Axis. In the upper photo LT. EDWARD B. WEATHERS of Ocala, Florida, arrives with the well-guarded secret bombsight for one of the bombers. In the lower photo men of the ground crew, standing by the bicycles they use to get around the huge flying field, wave their air-going charge on its way. 12 MEN ENTOMBED IN BUILDING RUIN Milwaukee Warehouse Col lapses, Trapping Workers Now Believed Dead Milwaukee, August 10. ) Twelve men, smothered under tons of glass and crumbled masonry, were entombed and believed dead in the ruins of a four-storey warehouse that collapsed without warning today. Mayor Alfred Loose of Wauwatosa said there 'was a chance of reaching the victims before morning if the remaining walls of the wrecked building did not cave in. As darkness fell 10 hours after the tragedy workers- carefully dug into the wreckage lest fresh slides develop and trap the rescue crews. A long-armed drag link was employed to lift beer cases from the top of the 30-foot mound of debris. Powerful searchlights were used to illuminate the scen. Police Chief Louis Wrasse, of the suburban Wauwatosa police de partment, said the. men were buried under rubble dense enough to smother them, and that no cries for aid or other sounds had been heard since rescue squads went into action. , Six other men, trapped with those feared dead, were rescued almost immediately and escaped with minor injuries. - Others of the 25-man crew working in the building when it collapsed said there was no warning. The men who were engulfed had been eating lunch just inside a loading door on the first floor. Rescue crews burrowed into the treacherous shifting mass immediately after the collapse, and officials said the work would continue all night if necessary. A steam shovel was pressed into service. The Forsyth leather company leased the building to the Joseph Schlitz Brewery a week ago, according to Sol Abrams, the general manager. Abrams said that the building had been tested, and he had been assured it would carry double the load that was to be put in it. Nazi Occupation Cost Is Crushing to Norway (Copyright, 1942, Overseas News Agency, Inc.) London, August 10 (ONA) Germany's occupation of Norway has already cost the Norwegian people no less than $1,600,000,000, Norwegian circles here told the Overseas News Agency today. Despite the destruction caused during the Norwegian campaign, which wrecked Norwegian economy, and the loss of Norway's greatest national Income from shipping, the Norwegian banks and communities must supply almost unlimited sums for the needs of the occupation forces. These sums will finally have to be met by the Norwegian people, and already the finance department of the Oslo Quisling government Is discounting treasury bills to cover the expenses of the occupation. The sums demanded are enormous for a country as small as Norway, and It is impossible to repay, by taxation and loans, the Bank of Norway's advances to the Germans. The situation Is further illustrated by the fact that while the whole Norwegian national debt on the eve of the war amounted to $300,000,000, the expenses of two years of German occupation total more than five times that sum. wo 1 I 1 11 Obituary 'Repeats' Face Nazi Ban As Families Pay War Toll in East (By Telephone to The New Stockholm, August 10. An av erage of one of every seven obituary notices now appearing in German newspapers on casualties in the East, concern men who have already had a father or . a brother killed in the present war most of them in Russia. A large proportion of the male signatories of these death announcements give their address as in the field, "Somewhere in the East," and of those roughly one-third state that they are lying in a hospital for war wounded. As the German armies in Russia go ever father afield from their home bases the comparatively few death notices permitted for insertion in the Reich's newspapers reveal something of the cost of these so-called victories. Most of the obituaries concern April, May and June casualties only the most recent mention such places as Voronezh and Rostov. Typical of the "repeats" in which the same family has been bereaved twice or more is the obituary of 24-year-old Juergen von Fischer heu- JAPS AT HAIPHONG CAUGHT OFF GUARD U.S. Raiders in French Indochina Bombed and Burned Without Opposition Chungking, August 10. VP) Catching the Japanese off guard, fighters and bombers of the United States Army Air Force attacked the big invasion port of Haiphong, French Indo-China, Sunday and got back to base without a loss, Lt-Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell' headquarters announced today. It was the Americans' first raid on Haiphong and the communique took special note of the "complete lack of hostile opposition" as proving the element of surprise. The raiders concentrated on shipping and dock facilities, scoria o tiror-t hit nn nne 4.000-ton steamship, starting a big ol fire near the oocks ana pianung u their bombs in the target area, ffioktorc M,.winVi Rpnrterl the bomb ers machine-aunned the piers The Japanese nave Deen using Haiphong as a port of entry for troops and supplies since September, 1940, when the Vichy regime made the first of its "agreements" wjth Tokyo permitting progressive occupation of the colony. The city is on the Gulf of Tonkin in North Indo-China. less than 100 miles from the Chinese border. Meanwhile the principal land fighting of the China campaign was being waged around the enemy-occupied city of Llnchwan, in Central Kiangsi province, which the Chinese say they have surrounded. Some Chinese troops are in the suburbs, official advices said., Manitoba Uses Less Gas Winnipeg, August 10. Gasoline consumption in Manitoba averaged nearly 19,000 gallons a day less last month than in July, 1941, the provincial treasury said today. Total gasoline tax amounted to 8280,409 in July, compared with $319,470 last year, representing a decrease of 558,000 gallons in consumption. The tax is spven cents a gallon The native Arabic name of Alexandria, Egypt, is El-Iskandariya. IN ENGLAND i ' - : ii XT York Times and The Gazette.) tenant of a reconnoitring unit. It begins: "Two days after the proud death on the battlefield of our eldest son. our second son Juergen also fell in action. The Hammann family of a Berlin suburb has by now had three sons killed in action on the eastern front, and the obituary is signed by the fourth and only remaining son, who is also in the East. The Berlin propaganda department is making fresh efforts to further restrain the insertion of obituaries which are judged "moral dampeners," especially when they come from families which have paid the price of war twice or more. Alleging paper shortage, the Rich'a newsnaners have had to limit their acceptances of these death notices' to twenty-five per day, in the case of those with the biggest circulation, and proportionately fewer in the case of the lessor .sheets. Now there is talk of a further weeding out, aiming first at the curtailment of "repeaters." Peak Cap Is Reserved To Brass Hats in U.K. London, August 10. CT The British Army Council has ruled that caps with peaks must not. be worn by officers under the rank of colonel. Field service caps, berets of tank and airborne regjments and Tarn O'Shanters of Scots regiments are the regulation headpieces. Situation in Canada Ottawa. August 10. B Defenca Department sources said tonight there was no immediate indication that the Canadian Army would bar the wearing of peaked caps by officers below the rank of colonel, as has been done by the British Army Council, although that type of headgear is being replaced,by the popular wedge cap. Canadian Army regulations call for the issuance of peaked caps to only those of the rank of colonel or higher, but all other officers are permitted to wear them. Generally, however, the junior officers prefer the wedge cap. Weather Report Minimum and maximum temperatures: Min. Max. Port Arthur 52 70 Huntsville 60 68 Parry Sound 1 73 London 62 76 Toronto , M 77 Kington 75 Ottawa AO 73 FORECASTS. Ottawa and Upper St. Lawrence: Moderate to fresh winds; partly cloudy and, comparatively cool. Lower Lake Region and Georgian Bay: Moderate to freali winda; lair and slightly copier. Vermont: Slightly warmer Tuesday. August 10, 1942. Abstrnct from meteorological records, MeGill University. Montreal. Height above sea level, 187 feet Ho-JF 9 p m. 11 pm. 1 a.m. 3 am. 8 a.m. 7 a.m. Ihtr. 63 63 63 63 63 64 Hour 8 a.m. 11 a.m. 1 p.m. 3 p.m. 5 p.m. 7 p.m. TJiec. 67 69 66 67 67 6 Gmtrii Wtlitr Condition: Showery. Max., 69.2; mln.,,61.8: hum., 98; rain, 1.14. ' Sun rises 4.48 a.m.; sun sets 7.08 p.m. (Standard Tune). LAGHINE AIRMAN DOGFIGHT VICTOR (Continued" from Page 11.) got one in my sights. I gave him about four or five seconds with my cannon and saw a white flame coming from the 190. By this time it was getting pretty hot, so we all broke off for home." Robb described how he attacked three FW's. They were to the left and above him. "I went in and gave one a two-second burst with both my cannon and my machine-guns," he said. "I closed in from 200 yards to about 15, and saw strikes all along the fuselage. Then I saw another 190 diving on a Spit and I turned into him. I gave him a half-second burst with my machine-guns and then I noticed the rest of the lads were going home, so I followed." 5-MAN BODY URGED AS BUDGET BUREAU ' (Continued from Page 11.) believe council would be wasting its time." Councillor Levesque countered that the make-up of the bureau could be decided after the form had been spprcved. Opening yesterday's sitting. Councillor Asselin declared that "tn my mind, council should study tflis article with the greatest attention, for, without it, there is no possibility of putting into execution the financial part of the present bylaw which you adopted last week." The form of control before the councillors, he said, was quite a bit less stringent than that first asked by the creditors' representatives. He cited instances of control over municipal finances in Ontario and several American states, adding that "we are convinced that the Quebec Municipal Commission will cease to-supervise the City of Montreal by the end of 1943. that is to say before the beginning of the fiscal term 1943-44, if you approve thi by-law." Councillor Asselin observed that, without the refunding plan, Montreal would have to increase its general realty tax this year by approximately 400 per cent, to pay past due indebtedness, while for the next nine years the increase required would range from 30 cents to $1.45 per $100 of valuation. Councillor Clinton Henderson stated that the executive committee was spresenting the best arrangement they had been able to arrive at with reasonable hope of that arrangement being accepted by the creditors. "The plan before us will reduce the total amount of the yearly instalments which previous adminis-trftions have contracted to pay and is calculated to lessen the total sum we pay and the sum which creditors will receive," he said FEARS LEGAL ACTION. In a broad way, should the plan be ignored by the creditors, Councillor Henderson noted, the latter, or some authority acting on their behalf, through legal action, would ultimately be placed in charge of the administration of the city with power to impose and collect such taxes "bts will discharge our indebtedness and only after that indebtedness has been paid would the city management revert to the taxpayers." V "We are charged with a very responsible duty and on the wisdom of our decisions today depends the immediate future of our city," he said. Speaking on the proposed bureau of the budget, Mr. Henderson said: "I believe the suggestion to appoint the director of departments to a seat on the Bureau of the Bucuzet is unwist. "We have in the present director of departments (Honore Parent, K.C., who is also the Quebec Municipal Commission's deputy administrator at City Hall) a civic employee of exceptional ability, training and experience and aptitutde for his present duties. His services, his knowledge, his experience, will be at the disposal of the Bureau at all times. To place him in an em-barassing position as an employee of the city, to expect him to sit, as a member of the bureau, in judgment on his own recommendations, would be unfair to him and to the city and to the bureau. His dualJ position, woujd be open to misconstruction by the council and by the citizens. No man can serve tw masters no man should be asked to Judge his own Judgment. This, however. is only a detail, and I do not use it and it should not be used to delay or to defeat the greater value of the bureau itself." Councillor Henderson held that the proposed bureau was "the one redeeming feature in the entire plan that is before us today. We will have the direction of the finances of the city, the advice of a committee to guide us in financial matters. The creation of a Bureau of the Budget will place at the services of the City of Montreal a board of experts at a lesser cost than is paid by many industrial organizations for advisors in financial matters. . . ." Councillor Dr. LeSage then spoke along the lines demonstrated by his later proposal. He would have considered, he said, that the chairman of the bureau would be the administration leader, and that the third member would be chosen from among council so that the latter could retain its theoretical majority. On top of that, the services of the director of departments and the finance director could be used in a consultative capacity as experts. Dr. LeSage asked himself whether any civic employee, no matter how important, could be placed on the same footing as the council, whose employee, in effect, he was. Although granting them the highest integrity, the sneaker estimated it was inadvisable to extend an authority nearly dictatorial Dr. LeSage said that at the moment he was not prepared to introduce an amendment, but towards the end of the session he did so. Another suggestion came from Councillor Armand Mathieu though he did not make It in form of amendment. A democratic body the Montreal Metropolitan Commission already existed, he declared. He would bring the City of Montreal under its supervision. However, instead of the metropolis being represented on that body by its six executive committeemen, as at present, he would have the chairman of the committee and five non-executive committeemen form Dart. He would also end the city's majority on the - commission by providing for a voting representative of the creditors and one of the provincial government, with the commission to create a bureau o! the budget which would control finances of all the municipalities under the metropolitan body supervision. Councillor Marler, however, countered that control should b from within and not by mayors of other municipalities, no matter how capable they were. It must not be forgotten, he added, that since the formation of the Montreal Metrooo-litan Commission in 1921 the City of Montreal had contributed more than $7,000,000 towards payment of debts and operating deficits of the three defaulting municipalities Pointe aux Trembles. Montreal North and Ville St. Michel which, still remain under control of th commission. DAIRY MANAGERS SEE EASY BLOW (Continued from Page 1L) Elmhurst Dairy, believed that the r-ublic would take the new order xa good grace. The press had informed the public to date, but farther advertising would be distributed by-different milk associations. The average home with a housekeeper on duty all the time would have no difficulty. The order would affect the early worker who would have to make suitable arrangement with janitors or pick their daily mil ration up from grocery stores. -We expect to lose some earlv worker customers stated. Mr. Candlish. S. E. Clarkson. manager of Borden Company Ltd.. was of the opinion that "everything will work out alright," but wouldn t make any-further comment The manager of the Mount Rovsl Dairies Ltd., believed that the pub-lie would get used to the different hours of delivery and abide with the new cash payment regulations, but after August 15 dairies would have more of an idea how the pua-lic would re-act. EDICT EXEMPTS CERTAIN TOWNS (Continued from Page 11J a 3.5 per cent butter fat basis, lo.b. Montreal, and the milk dealers, and co-operatives buying the milk must pay into the Dairy Commissione fund one half a cent for each 100 pounds received. This money will be given in part to the Milk Producers Association of Montreal, ia proportion to ne amount of rails they supply, and the rest will be used by the commission in the sen- eral interests of the dairy industry oi me region or Montreal. The price of pasteurized milk sold to distributors is fixed at 32 cents a gallon. Retail prices must ' not be less than 3Vi cents a half-pint, seven cents a pint, and 12 cents a quart. However, thoj-e who were selling milk at 12",i cents a quart durirg the basic period of from September 15 to October 11, 1941 may continue to do to. The price to grocery, restaurants, hotels, or retail dealers must be at least 3Vi cents a half-pint, six centa a pint and 10'4 cents per quart. The price to hospitals or charitable institutions must be at lean 38 cents a gallon, and the institution will have the privilege cf buying bottled milk at wholesale prices, namely, six cents a pint and 10J cents per quart. The price of milk in half-pint bottles to schools is 3 cents. Provision is made that milk dealers, distributors cf dairy products, and the producer-suppliers must obtain cash payments for their milk, cream and other dairy products, and tickets will be considered a cash payments provided, however, cash has been paid for them ca receipt. Nevertheless, credit may be extended for 30 days to hospitals, charitable institutions, ateamship and railroad companies: to the federal and provincial governments; to certain wholesale custorrerj when the commission Judges that cash payments are impractical cr impossible. There may be no delivery prior to 7 o'clock in the morning. offiCal Montreal time. A distributer must take ail his supplies from or.t supplier. CENSUS IS PLANNED FOR DAY NURSERIES (Continued from Page 11 J Department of Labor; Paul Beique. French-Canadian Federation of Charitable Works: Dr. L. P. Nel-ligan, representing the Er.gLsh-spcaking Catholic Charities; Lionel Sperber. K.C, Federation of Jewish Philanthropies; Raymond Bennett, representing the Provincial Federation of Labor; Dr. Adelard Groulx, representing the city of Montreal; Dr. E. Lalande. representing the Department of Health; Alfred Larose, president of the Montreal Catholic School Commission, and J. W. Perks, assistant superintendent of Protestant schools, with Dr. Campbell. The other members cf the advisory committee, who were cot present, were Dr. J. C. Meakins, president of Financial Federation; Miss Elizabeth Peloquin. Catholic Federation of Labor of Canada. Mrs. Pierre F. Casgraip. of the Wartime Day Nurseries Ommitiee. TAKE OVER FRUIT CROPS U.S. Freezes Production for Armed Forces Washington, August 10 OP) The United States government today froze the entire 1942 production cf dried apples, apricots, peaches, pears, prunes and grapes iri.n in the hands cf packers to make them available for the army, navy and lend-lease shipment. The freeze order issued by the war production board applied also to the carryover from the 1941 crop. Supplies not purchased by the government will be made available for civilians. WPB said. Ia addition, the entire 1942 crop of muscat, sultana, and Thompson seedles grapes were ordered diverted irta the production of raisins. These California varieties are the principal ones from which raisins are made, and none of them may now be used for wine, or shipment a fresh fruit, uses which normally consume a large portion of the crop. Cape Bon in Alzeria on the Mel-itrranean is Africa's most northern point. ' f

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