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Wednesday, August 26, 1964
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J The Ottawa Journal n WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 20, W4 39 Urge End to Deadlock Tories Beat For Team to Gool Fiery Flag Issue f-nt'Wiiil liMFlWlf)W4lfjBIWP"IJiiW:i ijsayawaaaFeatpswjann 1 Drum I . - p '1 Rain Fails To Dampen 4-H Spirits Junior Farmers Makt Hay Without Sun at the 'Ex' ; Tuesday evening's rain didn't dampen the spirits of almost! IM 4-H Chibben enjoying a throe-day itiqf. tti the E a MM at th -CCEAf . Tba Junior fr mer from across Eastern Onurkt were treated a banquet, at which everal of their numbar officiated, and took part fa a (upervuvd , "Play Party aad Dance" T. make their evening la Ottawa a "really enjoyable ." i t ,-"; Dean M. R. Richard, of the Ontario Agricultural. College, of Cuelph, spoke to the yeaag fanner at the banquet aad told ' them that be was glad to see the great deal of Interest la 4-H club that exists m Eastern Ontario. " "The 4-H program fat making a very real and distinct con tribution to the agricultural pro-tram u the province of On tario," be said. "I can a the success and value of tht contribution m the former members of 4-H club who take courses at OAC," be continued. "On the whole they tood and successful student. "You 4-H Club members," be went on, ""Are an important tourc of the province of Ontario and will play an important role m tba future of the prov- "I org you to prepare your-atves fully for tht role." be aid. Today representative of the 4-H clubs from the ' different counties of Eastern Ontario en gaged m a tractor safe driving competition and spent the after- en Joying the sights and of the Ex. Plan Religious Secretariat . In Ottawtf (Rv Thai f t Cnnarfam Canadian religious orders voted Monday night to establish a per manent secretarial In Ottawa a they ended a five-day meeting of tba Canadian Religious' Con ference in Ottawa. ReV. Her menegtid Cbarbonneau, . an Oblate, will be in charge of the secretariat The conference eras founded in IU4 to -promote co-operation and fraternity among religious orders la different communities. It Includes Mm zM men's and women's orders and Involves mora than U.4N members.' "Very Rev. Thomas Rendeau, the Quebec Provincial Domini can Superior, was elected dent of tba Council of Directors for tba men's order. Very Rev. Mother Saint Paul, - general superior of the Grey Sisters ot the Cross, was elected president of the Women's Council of Di rectors, r At Education Conference A' avswiat training countries now is recognized a prime objective. . . tie, a lean faced Toronto actor who has been playing the stage role of Sir John A. Mac-donald for a decade, win recreate the ' part at centennial celebration in Cbarlottetown next week. The Federal Centennial Com mission, tusing n reconstruc tion of the first meeting of the Father of Confederation, ha commissioned Mr. Christie to don the tall stovepipe bat, long Prince , Albert coat, flowing curly hair and debonair ways of the man who later became Can ada's first prime minister. Ha and more than a score of other actor hired for the event wifl also represent the. fathers on the trip they took IN year 4-H CLUB TROPHY WINNERS Three 4-H Club trophy winner in open judging competition received their awards at a banquet in the Grandstand Building Tues- . day evening. From left are, Doug Headrick. of Admaiton, interme- Seen Prime ..' By RUSSELL ELMAN (By. The CP) Canadian aid to developing Commonwealth countries will likely be increasing in the educational field. Dr. G. F. Curtis, chair; man of the Canadian Scholar- she aad Fellowship Commit tee, said Tuesday. ' The- dean of law at the Uni versity of British Columbia said at a pre conference that be noted a change in emphasis m governmental aid. Although assistance would continue for cap ital projects, such a pow dams and nuclear reactors, a larger share, than before would probably go toward education, Dr. Curtis, a member of the Canadian delegation - at t h e third Commonwealth education conference, said the training of manpower In the developing It was clear that education. particularly at a . university level, was vital to. national development. - -TWINNING' URGED He suggested that the form of aid will tend to be more along she. line Ot r twinning" projects now carried on by some Canadian universities in co-operation with the Canadian government These schemes "twin" a Ca nadian university with a univer sity tot a developing Commonwealth country. Tba Canadian institution, with financial sup port from the government through its external aid pro gram, sets up an entire depart ment for the overseas univer sity. ' " ; ; ' v SIMILAR WORK He noted that VBC H setting up a school of business administration In Malaysia, that tht IN CENTENNIAL SHOW Toronto Actor fVill Play Sir John (By The CP) - Robert Chri- ago, following tha Charlotte- town meeting, to Halifax, Saint John, Fredertcton, and as an unhistortc added event to St. John'. Nfld. FIT ICEBREAKER Tba actors are to remain tali character whenever they on public view for the best part of U day. Those representing the eight from Upper and Lower Canada wlH nil, as did the original father, from Quebec City Aug. n and arrive m Cbarlottetown Sept. 1. 1 The Coast Guard icebreaker Ernest Lapolnte ha been fitted out to look Ilk the tteomer- ferry Queen Victoria, which mad the original trip and later was lost on a rum-running epi sode off South Carolina. Mr. Christie has played the role of John A. Macdonald" as either the young politician or the old party chieftain and prime minister four or times, a year for the hut OTHER ROLES . V Ove W Ha baa been an actor for SS year.- Hi other role . have Included Greek drama and Shakespeare at Stratford, Ont.. and beer commercial. , A Georges-Etienne Cartier, Macdonald' chief Quebec lieut enant in the government, of Upper and Lower Canada be fore Confederation, Montreal actor Bertrand Gagnon has been engaged. . kl . I IT i 11 I I I pt Manp University of Toronto it putting an engineering faculty on Its feet in India and that the University ot Manitoba Is doing similar work in teacher training m India. " (hat they have adequate means of reaching the armory from their places of residence on short notice, day or night" REGIMENTS UNDERMANNED r 7? I I- ower Objective I The J0 I diate trophy winner, Diane Labreche, of Planugenet, junior trophy winner, and Sandy Snedden, of Almonte, senior trophy winner. Th board's curriculum revi sion committee, formed in 1M2 to consider revision of courses up to Grade outlined an eight- point program upon which the curriculum of futur primary grades should be based. . . First aim of curriculum, the report says, is to educate chil dren to greater adaptability to an Inevitably changing world. The report was 1 referred to the federation's five .member organisations for further study. Dr. J. R. H. Morgan, direc tor of the Ontario Curriculum Institute, told delegates there was a great need for chances In the courses now' being taught in the province's schools. Social changes arising from technological developments were not reflected m the curriculum, be said. He advocated changes that would require more effort from the pupil. su bvtsits TORONTO (CPV-The United States sab marine Runner, which has been taking part in anti-submarine training - exer cises tn Lake Huron and Lake Michigan, pays a one-day good will visit here today. Infantry Person Ratio One Off icer for Six Men (By The CP) - At least 15 militia infantry regiment have fewer than 2M personnel and their ratio of officers to men is ebout one officer for every five or six men. , With three exceptions, 'all these regiments are m Ontario and Quebec , -The figures srs contained m a defence department report on th 4!.M-member mlllUa mad pablic by the Commons defence committee Tuesday. OCTOBER DECISION . Associate Defence Minister Cardin has said the militia will be reduced to M.OOt and that decisions on which units wiU be disbanded .or amalgamated with other will be reached by October. . An examination of the figure indicate which Infantry and other types of unit may - be disbanded, though authorities said It may be politically Im-possibl for Mr. Cardin to eliminate soma currently weak regiments because of their famous nsmes and war records. SHOULD BE Mt An infantry battalion norm ally numbar (lightly more than Me. though In th mllll.a a strength of about Mv Is con sidered excellent. . Battalion with fewer than 2W personnel In Ontario In clude: . The Perth Regiment, Stra; ford. 22 officers and M um The Highland Light Infantry of Canada, Gait, M officers and 182 men; - , 2nd Battalion, : Essex and Kent Scottish, Chatham, 2 of ficers end in men: The Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, Port Arthur. 2 offi cers and IN men; The Brockvill Rifles, 27 offi cers and Ul men; Average strength of militia units -Is around 2S4. The Atlantic province have the strongest militia formations but there are also wall supported regiments tn other provinces. . 4 By RONALD LEBEL (By The CP) Conserva tive MP are fteppinj up their new campaign tn the Common to penuade (he tovernment to refer the flag iuue to a spe cial parliamentary committee in an effort to break the turn-mer long deadlock. At the Houte plodded throuith it 14th tilting day on the maple leaf flag resolution Tuesday. Conservative after Conservative armed that a small all-party ' Vommittee would cool off the steaming debate. "If the House agrees," said Reynold Rapp (PC Hum-boldt-Meltort-Tisdale). ' com promise could be reached, There could be set up a com mittee composed of representatives of all parties. "... The committee should be empowered to recommend flag and have it approved by the House." Red Ensign Tories Still Seek Fight B The CP) Conserva tive party defenders of the Red1 Ensign have reaffirmed their determination to fight to the limit in the face of reports on Parliament Hill that the current flag debate might collapse in a week. Leaders of the Conservatives delegate from 31 1 adopted a we've-just -begun-to- CommonweatuV countries and territories spent Tuesday in dosed committee sessions. Similar meeting continue today. TO COMBAT, AUTOMATION New Curriculum Needed in Grade 6 (By The CP) School children must be prepared from the day I hey enter kindergarten to combat automation, says a report presented Tuesday to the annual meeting of the board of governors of the Ontario Teach ers Federation. CS Seeks Armory Watchmen (By The CP) - The dvH service commission I overus ing in Quebec for armory watchman at U.174 a year. Three Quebec armories were raided early this year by the Quebec Liberation Army. Most of the - stolen weapons have since been recovered. The advertisement for watchmen at Beaoceville, St George and Tbetford Mines says: "Can didates will be required to show fight attitude to the reports. They apparently stemmed from an announcement Monday that the Speakers of the' Commons and Senate, and the leader of the three minority parties in the Common, hop to leave Sept I on a trip to Russia and Czechoslovakia. Prime Minister Pearson indi cated m the Commons Tuesday that the trip probably ' would have la be postponed because the Commons would be fat session next week. FLAG PROPOSAL The Conservatives said they see no end to the debate in,Uie Common and no way out of the parliamentary impasse un less the government either drop it flag proposal, or sends it to a parliamentary committee to be decided at leisure. The government, showing its determination to have Part lament adopt a national flag with three red maple leave on a while background with blue ver tical borders, ha scheduled the flag debate for every day this week except Friday, when part mental appropriations will be studied Conservative strategists arue that animatefy the government wiH be forced to make some change fat its program in to bring other Important mat ters before Parliament. SUPPORT FOR TORY FIGHT Conservative MP fng Ontario and Prairie riding their recent mail tended towards stronger fence ot the Union Jack and the Red Ensign, and support for th Conservative . fight to retain tbem. Earlier. ' the , Conservatives say, they - were getting some criticism of their debate tactics, but that criticism has lessened. . The Conservative also have been heartened by the declared intention at .one government backbencher. Ralph Cowan (L York Hum her), to make a full-dress speech m support of the Red Ensign on every amendment proposed In the flag debet. Th Conservatives prepared to move innumerable amendment. FLAG DEBATE In carrying of the protracted flag debate. M was learned, the Conservative intend In the next few day and perhaps week to put mora stress ea the government' changes of position since originally Introducing the flag resolutions. . They do not ass Prima Minister Pearson's action last Friday. In declaring that vote ea the flag bun will be free of, party discipline, a any conces sion towards shortening tba de bate, if anything, they say, the move demonstrate another gov ernment change . of position which embarrass Its members and win prompt more. rather than feweTi If the committee failed tn agree unanimously on a flag de- sign, the issue should be taken to the people In a national The committee proposal was first aired last week by Opposition Leader Diefenbaker. He suggested that a lS-man com mittee should be able to find a solution to the flag impasse if it were given about two months. WANT LIMIT Prime Minister Pearson and leaders of the three email par. tie generally1 agreed with the idea, but held that a definite debating limit should be tied in to ensure a vote on the issue. A total of 122 speeches have been made so far in the debate, j M of them on a Conservative! sub-amendment for a plebiscite. The Conservatives have made 71 speeches, many of them speaking twice, and 27 Liberal MPs have spoken. The splinter parties have put up' ft Jean-Louis Frenette (SC Ponneuf) said the government should resort to the infamous closure rule if necessary to end this sterile discussion." Conservatives deaied they are conducting a filibuster. They argued that any national flag must command wide public ceptance and not be connected with any political party In Terry Nugent (PC Edmon ton Stratbcona) said few Cans- are impressed by "ttvs three-leaf monstrosity . . . this pure political gimmick." NEVER SEEN TREE "Have you ever tried to explain three maple leaves ta an Eskimo who has never seen a tree?" asked Gene Rheaume (PC Northwest Territories). "What in God's nam, we in the Territories ask, Is all this about?" A. M. A. McLean (L-Char-lotte). the only government speaker Tuesday, said he fought under the Union Jack in the First World War but would like a new flag to symbolize Canada's future. "I have 12 grandchildren and I do not want them to live in the past" Albert Horner (PC The Battlefords) said Mr. Pearson is being dictatorial in the flag question. The prime minister had cajied in his supporters like a company president and told them: "Here's our new product. Go out and sell It." LEI st on Cardiff (PC -Huron) said three-quarters of all Canadians support the Red Ensign. Mr. Pearson could not run Canada with the support of only one province, Quebec. By GORD LOMER . NAMES IN THE NEWS Montreal Csnadien' backstop Gump Worsley made an extra trip to town over the weekend to attend the wedding of a longtime buddy. RCAF rlL Jack Lynch, at Uplands. Gump has been in for a couple of days each week to assist in tha hockey school at the Hull Arena being run by Johnny Wilson, Ross Tyrell and Norm Mosley . . . Former Ottawa U rector Rev. Henri Legat travelled all tba' way back to Ottawa from hie new posting at C-ravdbourg, Sask to attend the same wedding ana ni manager, o Kerry, off to Toronto. Los Angeles and Lake Tahoe for bookings of various sorts . . . Former Rough Rider and insuranea man Lam btiim his travel appetite boned by recent trip around the world, has Joined' the travel firm of Morrison and Elvidce. where hell be sending other people around th eworld . . . Civil Service Federation president Cuusd towards off tn London to confer with Canada's High Commissioner Lionel Chevrter on ways of cotting up consultation procedure for members of overseas branches of CSF affiliate . . . Pierre Duma is leaving CBCs Ottawa new department for a Department of Industry information post . . . Andre Dufonr. also of CBC news here, has been transferred to CBC-TV in Quebec City . . i uiui usapoea McuonaM, woo' had a running offer over th radio station to buy hutch at tba Chateau for anyone with a nam tha same as his, may not realize he's pos-'bly treading on dangerous ground. He partially fulfilled his offer today by taking four namesakes to dine, but a couple of others weren't able to make R. And well bet he didn't know that one of his namesakes is a gal. She's Margaret Campbefl MacDonaid, tha former Miss Margaret Campbel Creelmaa, and now wife of NRC's Donald MacDonaid. So pay up. Cam ... ' w KEEP SMILING; One of tha things that strikes you when you walk Into Postal Station C on Parkdal just south of Wenington. is the gloominess of the place. There seems to be aa aura there that might have been borrowed from tba Veitcn-Draper establishment, down the street. No one ever seems to smile. The other day it .was noticed by on regular customer at tha sub-station that all th mala employes had those little plastic shields (or their breast pocket to keep baU point pens from spoiling their shirts. On tha lip of these little shields was tha reassuring slogan: "Keep SaHlngT - GOLF TOURNAMENTS: The Karl HUxteger fund, to aid th stricken ex-Rough "Rider and skier, will get a boost Saturday with a benefit golf tourney at Mont TraaiulsnL Tha 110 affair win include golf, cocktail and dinner and dance, with an proceed going to augment the fund tor tha now legless athlete. A Urge contingent from Ottawa is ex pec ted-to make the journey to the Lauren ttans for th day's outing . . , TCA's Al Mart! ha organized the annual Lions Club golf tournament It's slated for th Hunt Club, Sept. IS . . . Bill Hay (ays next Thursday i th day for th annual Ktwani tnvttation Golf Tournament at tha GVsnlea. ' . QUOTABLE QUOTES: Tor some people," sayi Dane Taylor, "th staff at Ufa Is breed. Far ethers, k's hat aaa loaf loaf." . . . Qravar Book, fat th latest issue of th South Ottawa Kiwaitis bulletin, figure that "V that I tssctlon. year yon can ha oar ewr nation wU be a had of premise." . , . From "Copy Talk" a frequent publication of Canadian Press for Its member papers and newsmen: "Canada's centennial win not be observed M IM7, nor win Canada's inMh birthday. Canada ha been oa tha map awch longer. TN occasion la IICT is th centennial of Coafedarattoa at th IMth at

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