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1946. Hull Rotary Members Friday. May 24, Chateau Laurlcr Sent Canadians Ottawa To Ask Ontario Government For Share of the Gasoline Tax The People Hume. Plan Meeting On Revival Of Drama Festival A meeting has been called to be held in Ottawa Saturday, June 15, for the purpose of considering the Trinity), said that in due course. the need arose for the production of standardized defence equipment for steps would be taken to have such production, as lent itself economi- cally to Canada's manufacturing resources.

Have To Be Milked Current talk of possible milk pro- ducers' strikes and of "dumping" milk romts as shrink to the rnn- sumer in view of none too plentiful sunnlies in Canada of such foods as be held, this year, at Vancouver and, yesterday, Con. Goodwin was named Ottawa's representative to the convention. A letter was received from Air Marshal H. Edwards, president of the Ottawa Humane Society, asking that the annual grant of $1,500 be increased to $5,000. The society has additional commitments, the board was advised, and would need further funds to carry them through.

The matter was taken under advisement. A committee from Ottawa's secondary schools. Glebe, Llsgar, Ottawa College, headed by George Laughren, athletic director at the milk, butter, meat, and, parti- sir Ayimer, mwoaucea oy xviayor culaiiy, in the light of starvation- Stanley Lewis, spoke glowingly of threatened conditions in Europe and the work of the Canadian Fire-Asia. This is not to sav. of course, fighter Corps, "which fitted in aw- To Hottest Spot i Says Sir Aylmer "Because they wanted action, we sent the Canadian fire-fighters to the hottest spots in Britain, viy mouth, Portsmouth, Southampton A rmrtr Rlr A Clluia' chief or the British National ire Service at a civic reception and luii- cheon in his honor in the Chateau yesterday fully well, worked hard, did any job under the highest pressure and usually in the most dangerous spot, Compliments Women A complimentary word was voiced tne Women's Auxiliary Fire- ngnting uorps, one oi wnose mem bers.

married to a Canadian Fire lighter, was nresent at tne luncneon. i I mere were au.uuu women on iun time and 50,000 on part time duties," said Sir Aylmer. "We found, look- I- 1 1 I inS over iire-iignters as a wnoie, 10511 neither sex nad any monopoly on oravery. men ana women shared the dangers together and stood up equally well when the going was ruggea. Blr Ayimer explained rus visit to Canada as a "busman's holiday." Presentation of several pairs of stockings "for his good wife." to Sir Aylmer provoked considerable mirth and good comradeship among attendants at the reception.

rne stocKings, practically unoD- tainable in Britain, were the gift of the Ottawa Fire Fighters' Associa- Lion ana were presentea on tneir behalf by the president, Norman Blackler. Thanks Canada Sir Aylmer thanked Canada for the valuable contributions she made in men ana material to tne war, and "for th-e money sent over to the firemen's auxiliary fund in England, wnich is still supporting 1,364 chil- dren at home." During the afternoon the dis- tineuished British vLsitor was shown an example of methods used in Canada to fleht fires, when he at- tended a first-class demonrtration, staged by Ottawa firemen on the Driveway, south of the Rideau canal, opposite the exhibition grounds. Sir Aylmer expressed himself as "highly impressed" by the "smart, Ottawa will ask the provincial government for a share of the gasoline tax, it was decided at yesterday afternoon's meeting of the Board of Control. The suggestion that the additional revenue be sought came from Con. E.

A. Bourque. We must maintain many miles of streets that are part of the pro vincial highways, links of the high ways, that makes me think it is reasonable to ask the province for a share of the gasoline tax that is paid by all who use the roads and highways, part of which we must maintain," Con. Bourque stated. Got $77,000.

He reminded the Board of Control that in 1939 a similar application was made and it netted Ottawa $77,000. Meanwhile the war intervened and with the province abandoning tax fields to the federal authorities -it resulted in Ontario curtailing its payments, through gasoline tax sources, to the municipalities. With the war over Con. Bourque thought the application for gas tax revenue should be renewed. "I think it's a good idea," said Con.

Finley McRae and Con. G. W. Goodwin and the Mayor concurred. As yet no official request has come to the City of Ottawa for the naming of two additional members to the Federal District Commission under the terms of a recently passed order-in-council enlarging the commission to deal with the plans for the development of Greater Ottawa under the Greber plan.

The Mayor's reply was in answer to a query from Con. Goodwin asking for a caucus of cotmcil to consider the appointing of the two city representatives on the enlarged commission. The Mayor gave assurance it would be done as soon as an official request came from the commission to the city authority. Little Support. The suggestion that the City of Ottawa annex a part of Nepean township lying between the Rideau canal and Bronson avenue, made by Rupert McLellan, Ottawa contractor, received little support at the Board of Control meeting yesterday afternoon.

Mr. McLellan, in a letter, told the Board of Control that he had acquired 95 acres between the Canal and Bronson avenue which he purposed subdividing into lots, and on which he proposed erecting 100 or more new houses. Nepean town ship, he stated, was not in position to supply the necessary water and sewer services and he believed the area should be annexed and, with that done could then put in the desired services. F. C.

Askwith, commissioner of works, advised the board that the section was formerly used as a dumping ground. He said it was low-lying, very swampy, and he felt the contractor would be well-advised to make borings before proceeding with the project. He added that it would entail the installation of a pumping station to take care of the sewage for the area. The board decided to take the matter under advisement pending a report from the commissioner of works. Con.

Bouraue was named the city's representative on the com mittee of the National Clothing Col' lection that will soon inaugurate its annual drive for clothing. -Named Representative. The annual convention of the Do minion Federation of Mayors will tor "ReSiuciag PietS that milk producers may not have a strong case for better prices, above 1941 ceiling prices, but, surely methods of strikes and dumping of milk are too drastic action to be seriously contemplated or executed under existing conditions in Can- aria QnH t.VirmitrHnnt. the urnrlri Tf i mro Hiffnif fr miiir nm. v.

I ducers to strike than other types of labor and production, because mts diKt hv tn hp miii-Prt rPffn- larly, at least twice daily. If not sold, or given away, the milk pre- sumably would have to be dumped, criminal waste at the present time, Generally speaking, the disposi- tion of the Canadian consumer has aiwavs hn no. ment of adequate prices for farm and fish nrflHn.t. nmvMinT that the farmpr or Mie nrndnppr nnri nnt t.hp TnlHrflpmpn rpan a fair charo nf the higher retail prices. Already, in Canada, there has hpen nmnlp nrnnf rf thp fort, that- it is considerably easier to inaugur- ate price and other controls in war time than it is to unwind or remove them, once neare romp I It would seem, as frequently sug gested in Parliament by Finance Minister HkIpv.

Aoxipnitnro lunntctcr Gnrriinpr nnd T.nhnr Minictpr ATit- chell, that the consuming public, as well as labor, producers and manu- facturers, needs must show some restraint and patience and a spirit of co-operation in this difficult de- danger of post-war inflation is verv real. CBC Taking Over Toronto, Calgary Station Channels Reconstructlon Minister Howe said yesterday in the Commons the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation had applied for permission to take over the frequencies now used by station CFRB in Toronto and CFCN Calgary. He was replying to Arthur Smith (PC, Calgary West). M. J.

Coldwell, CCF leader, asked if licences to stations were listed on annual or permanent basis. Mr. Howe said they were issued on an annual basis Can Carry On MONTREAL, May 23. (CP) In applying for permission to take over the frequencies now used by station CFRB in Toronto and CFCN Cal gary, as announced in the Commons today by Reconstruction Minister Howe, the Canadian Broadcasting Company "has asked for nothing that belongs to any private inter I efficient manner in which the Ot- ers to cope with peace-time prob-tawa men perform their duties." lems. OTTAWA CITIZEN.

Parliament How far can members of Parliament go in taking advantage of their immunity from libel iuits in criticizing or abusing Civil Service: administration or individual civil servants, or even private citizens? Murt civil servants who are attacked accept in silence any and all abuse levelled at them by MP's, relying entirely upon their minister to answer on their behalf in Parliament? Can there be freedom of speech izr MP's and not for civil servants? These Questions, of course, are not tew in parliamentary proceedings. But, they have not been settled conclusively, or they would not have bobbed up, once again, as they did In a stormy scene in the Commons yesterday. Probably, they will never be finally and definitely decided because, quite obviously, there are rights and wTongs on both sides. Restraint On Both Sides A working solution of the vexed Questions, it would seem, lies in the realm cf restraint on both sides. MP's ought to be able to exercise their rights, responsibilities and Junctions as elected representatives cf the people by voicing their facts and opinions in guarded and gentlemanly, but effective and accurate language, and without resorting to personalities.

Ministers of the Crown, at all times, should be on their toes to protect employes in their departments from unfair criticism or abuse. Civil servants, if they feel they must reply to attacks made on them, should be specially guarded in their rebuttal language. It is quite true that a soft answer turneth away wrath and, oftentimes, is far more effective than provocative, re sentful, abusive reply. It is hardly the function of civil servants, however, to discipline MP's. Yesterday's Commons incident, reported at length elsewhere, arose when Capt George S.

White (PC, Hastings-Peterboro) rose on question of privilege to take sharp issue ith the press statement put out Wednesday by Donald Gordon, Wartime Prices and Trade Board chairman, refuting an earlier statement by Mr. White in the Commons that WPTB officials had used "Gestapo methods" in seeking to enforce the board's regulations. As. perhaps, might have been expected. Finance Minister Ilsley took 2vlr.

Gordon's part. He did so to the extent of declaring that the only "abuse" involved was in Mr. White's unwarranted use of the term Mr. Ilsley regretted he had not taken issue with Mr. White's statement when it was first made in the House.

Had he done so. there might have been a row in the House, but a spat, now and then, enlivens the proceedings, and Mr. Gordon might not have felt compelled to issue his press statement. Karl K. Homuth (PC, Waterloo supporting Mr.

White's con tentions in challenging the right of civil servants to criticize or admon lsh MP's, expressed his disgust. "Tins shows that in Canada we have bureaucratic administration and that the government no longer governs," Mr. Homuth asserted, amidst contradictory exclamations Irom the government benches. Mr. Gordon, of course, needs no defence from this correspondent.

However, it might be observed, in a kindly way, that Mr. Gordon might yut fewer strains on his own blood pressure, thereby rendering his admittedly difficult administrative less difficult for himself. One-Word Answer At long last, Arthur L. Smith (PC, Calgary west), got from Reconstruction Minister Howe yesterday a cne-word answer, "Yes" to his fre quently repeated questions recently whether the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is taking over the wave length hitherto granted, by annual license, to the private station, CFRB, in Toronto. CCP Leader Caldwell, later on, quite smoothly, asked a supplementary question and as promptly given additional information by Mr.

Howe about the explicit terms upon which some private stations have been allowed by CBC to use certain clear chan Eels reserved for high-power sta tions until such time as CBC re quired them for its own purpose In Short Supply J. H. Blackmore (SC. Lethbridge) voiced rather a poser when he asked Mr. Ilsley to table a list of all the commodities presently in short supply In Canada.

Mr. Ilsley said that would be very difficult, but it ould be a matter of opinion, on some commodities, whether they actually are in short supply at present However, Mr. Ilsley added he would "do his best" to get an answer to Mr. Blackmore's question If it were placed on the order paper. "Negotiations are proceeding," replied Labor Minister Mitchell to a question by G.

R. Pearkes, VC (PC, Nanaimo), whether there was anything new on the British Columbia loggers and mill workers strike. D. M. Fleming (PC, Toronto-Eg-linton) asked Mr.

Howe if the government contemplated Lssuing any further priority regulations on building materials. "What the government intends to do will be made known in due course." Mr. Howe replied. have nothing in mind today, but I may have something in mind tomorrow, I can't say." Hugues Lapointe, parliamentary assistant to the army defence minister, answering an earlier question by L. W.

Skey (PC, Toronto- Store Closed Victoria Day (Friday, May 24) 4 Rc-opening Saturday Morning At the Usual Hour THE fMmmm And J. A. lear Redmond Quain Redmond Quain. KC, was the guest speaker at the weekly lunch eon of members of Hull Rotary Club held yesterday at Chez Henri hotel. The luncheon was presided over by Rodrigue Bedard, KC.

who wel comed the guefts and made reports on the achievements of the club during the past few weeks. John F. Taylor announced that the annual drive for the Hulf federated charities would start next Monday with an objective of $21,000. Mr. Taylor urged the members to co-operate as they did in the past for a success in the campaign.

Mr. Quain spoke on the mining developments of Northern Quebec and told of the prospects of future ears. The speaker was Introduced by Edward Manning and thanked by President Bedard. Avila La belle introduced the guests which included Governor J. Ernest Gaboury of Lions International, W.

Knight of Calgary, H. Lavigne and Miller Wallace. Community singing was led by G. Edgar Bedard with Yvon Deziel at the piano. Occasional Furniture We carry one of the largest selections of quality occasional furniture in Ottawa.

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9 mm IT'S ftiGHT Most Profitable Hotel Hotels operated by "the Canadian National Railways showed a total profit for last year of $1,235,850. It was disclosed yesterday In a report filed by the railway with the Commons railway committee. Most profitable hotel was the Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, which netted $557,672. Other profit-makers were oeuumi, nauiM, 448; Fort Garry. Winnipeg.

$163, 862; Macdonald, Edmonton. $132.381 Bessborough, Saskatoon, Prince Arthur, and Char- lottetown, Toronto Acclaims Alexanders In Warmest Welcome TORONTO, May 23 (CP) Vis count Alexander of Tunis, Canada's new Governor General, today paid nis nrsc visit, io loruawj buu ic i A. 1 1 Ua ceivea wnai ne nunswi auu wrto mc warmest welcome since his arrival in Canada. 1 I 1 1 1 loroiuo wuiis imt-u uunmunu streets to acciaim ms ana! mcABnuci uj drove in brilliant sunshine to the city hall for a civic reception at ine start, iu me iuui-uoj Later tney auenaea a wacuwn Hart House and then went to con vocation hall of the University of Toronto where the Governer cen eral received an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws "Ever since we landed we have peen warmiy receiveu uuuuBuuui the country but in no place has our welcome been warmer or greater man nere in luroiiw, vistuum Alexander said at the luncheon. Linked With Canada.

The Governor General said his family had a history closely linked with Canada. une oi my ancestors uwuuu siderable land in Nova Scotia, but in spite of my military experience I doubt if I'd ever be able to get it back now," he quipped, His own grandfather also spent much time in Canada with the Goldstream Guards, Viscount Alex- ander said "My wife's great-grandfather, the Duke of Richmond, also was a governor general of Canada, he added. In his address at the Convocation, Viscount Alexander said Canada still needed her pioneers and her lead- "Those early pioneers who strug- eled here on the shores of Lake Ontario to wres't a bare living from the wilderness were not content to do just that. They saw great visions of the future and were willing to sacrifice their time and effort to pnsure the erowth of the nation. This rnnnt.rv.

as all the countries which sro to make un the Empire Lnrt rnmmnnwpnUh of Nations, still needs her pioneers and her leaders. ivrnst win th Piir to many of you, this may sound as if i were making another call to arms. I am. We have won the war. but we have not vet won the peace.

That is tne great prooiem which faces us all today. The call to arms I make is this: "When you step from these halls bearing a degree from this famous university, go out into the world as your fathers did, ready and will ing to shoulder the responsibilities which life will bring you and wel- th- onnortunitips of leader ship You to whom I speak are the salt of the earth. You have done your duty on the battlefields of Europe from the Mediterranean to fh. alr fVu, "You have also received the finest education that any country can give t-i a ttrtllMff rt rt DrO "1 carry on the fight for the salvation 6, olvniMtin ivxuii win ucpcim jvju. on proud and happy to be honored by admittance to your company." The Governor General was a gallant and brilliant soldier and strategist, simple and honest withal." .1" saia uanon n.

J. oay, cnanceuor, as he welcomed him to the university. "Your office places you in a succession of great servants of the state, and we are confident you will unhnld that tradition he added J' iTJVL8 President Sidney Smith of the university declared that in common with all free Institutions the university owed Viscount Alexander an immpnuiirnhlp rfpht. fnr his rwirt in tne winning of the Second Great war Earlier, on his trip to city hall, viscount Alexander, dressed for- mnllv 1n mnrnlnir rlnthPR wnvprt hie black silk hat to the cheering crowds which lined the street. From time to time he looked up to the towering buildings of Bay street in the heart of Toronto's financial district and gaily waved his hand to office workers who Jammed the windows.

25th LIMITI est, a. uunron, cnairman or mer- 6 revival of the Dominion Drama Festival in 1947 or as soon thereafter as possible. Notices have been sent out to the persons who were officers of the Festival in 1939. to the surviving members of the executive committee of that year, and to the surviving regional chairmen of 1939, and in some cases to others in the various regions who might be interested in assisting in the revival of the Festival. Under the circumstances, it is hoped to have an attendance representing Canada from coast to coast.

Several morths ago, Col. H. C. Osborne, chairman, and John A. Aylen, honorary director, pointed out the difficulties in the way of revival before the spring of 1947 at least.

In the meantime these still exist and there is no certainty that such problems as travel, hotel ac commodation, rationing, will have disappeared by a year irom now. A suggestion made at the coming meeting will be with regard to dis pensing with the final festival the first year and holding only re gional festivals, then holding a com plete festival, regionals and final, in the year following. Lively interest in the subject is manifested by the fact that at least one district festival has been revived and there has been considerable discussion with regard to these across the Dominion. Mrs. Louis White of Ottawa recently was adjudicator at the festival for Western Ontario held in London.

Belleville Judge To Probe Rubber Industry Dispute Appointment of Judge J. C. Cameron of Belleville, as a commissioner to investigate a dispute in the Canadian rubber industry was announced yesterday by Labor Minister Mitchell. The United Rubber Workers (CIO) has announced its intention of calling a strike of 10,000 rubber workers in 10 Ontario plants May 27 unless "satifactory" progress is made in negotiations for higher wages and shorter hours. Mr.

Mitchell said the appointment had been made after consultation with Hon. Charles Daley, Ontario labor minister, in an effort to avoid an interruption in rubber production which was "essential to the effective transition to a peacetime economy in Canada." In addition to an increase of 25 cents an hour and introduction of a 40-hour week the union is asking payment for overtime and for statu tory holidays, premiums to workers on night shifts and various indivi dual adjustments in wage rates. In the event Judge Cameron is unable to bring about a settlement of the dispute he is to report to the minister within 30 days making recommendations for settlement. In Toronto, Joe MacKenzie, district representative of the URW, said the union's strategy committee would meet to discuss the appoint ment but the strike deadline re mained unchanged May 27. No Racial Branches QUEBEC, May 23.

(CP) The Canadian Legion convention here recommended today that no charter be issued to new branches "bearing the name of or referring to a racial, religious or labor group." Irving Herman announced that the Toronto Jewish branch 256 had changed its name to the Orde Wingate branch in keeping with the spirit of the resolution. WRITE (SOW FOR SAMPLE-RECIPE BOOK Give the children their beloved ice cream, home made, with half the bother, half the fuss -using only the lightest cereal cream or top milk, flavoring and "JUNKET" RENNET TABLETS. "THf 'JUNKET KHKS" 31 Kin0 To Taront, Can. Watch for the Opening of Ottawa's Newest Men's and ggX uoys onop Featuring a complete line of clothtnt? and furnishings SHINDER'S Registered 172 Rideau St. 3 Poors East of Rideau Theatre (ICE CREAM V.

I THE EASY jKtj-'' 1 Technical School, asked the Board of Control consider the advisability of establishing a cinder track at Lansdowne Park for the use of the 500 secondary school students taking part in field and track events Mayor Lewis agreed that there should be a cinder track at the park and he instanced the fact that the track already in place was badly used by other organizations using the park during the year. The exis tence of the track, especially in front of the grandstand, could not today be recognized and he suggest ed that in the event of the track again being Inaugurated it should be re-located where it would not sustain damage. He stated a dirt track had been installed some years ago and was used about three days each year. Con. Goodwin felt that over a period of time priority had been granted to the various football clubs using the park and he felt this was not entirely fair.

He believed some steps to provide the cinder track should be made and it was agreed that steps should be taken to pro vide the service. Mayor Lewis told the delegation that, already, the matter was under advisement. The Movies Elgin GILDA, a Columbia film, produced by Virginia Van Upp, directed by Charles Vldor. photography by Kuaoipn Maie, "Cast" Gllda Rita Bayworth Johnny Farrell Glenn Ford Balln Mundson George Macreaay Uncle Plo Steven Geray Ratine. "Very Good." It is easy to believe that Rita Hayworth was recently voted one of America's most seductive women by five prominent artists.

In this film she is absolutely delicious. And what's more, she matches her great beauty with a talent for acting, and runs smoothly through a serious and excitlne plot which tests her stage craft and mastery of lines most thoroughly. Her rendition of "Put the Blame on Mame" and "Amado Mio," com plete with sultry voice and a gay toss of auburn locks are well worth hearing, and her clothes are definitely designed to show her off at best advantage. The setting is Argentinian. The leading man.

Glenn Ford, throw himself into his gambling with craft and bitterness, and the plot leads him by a tortuous path into reconciliation with his once-lost Gilda, who, too, is eventually tired of South American life. The photography is excellent, and shows an improvement in this Hollywood department which is be coming increasingly noticeable. JBR Turn to Citizen Classified Ads. Read them, heed them, and succeed. Call 8-0600 for Service A Arrangements for the entertain- ment of the British visitor were in the capable hands of Dominion Fire Commissioner W.

L. Clairmont, Fire Chief Gray Burnett and Chief Fire Prevention Officer, RCMP, Donald Dear. Guests at the head tahlp nf. inn- cheon were: rnlnmn nffippr Dear. Aetins Cmdr.

E. Rpvis RCN p. Badpiev a Pininn 'iuar Brunet, Sir Aylmer, Mayo-' Lewis, ion. j. j.

ivicuann, representine tne Dominion government; Con. Finley McRae, who thanked the guest speaker; Willis George, Alan Hay. FS B. C. Qulnn, RCAF, and C.

H. Payne. Present St. Pat's Decrees June2: Degrees will be presented to 16 convocation ceremony in the Little uneater June at 8.30 p.m. The baccalaureate address will be given ly Rt.

Rev. Msgr. Markle, STD, secretary to the Hierarchy, in rrtrtitiX, Th. In addition, the following students TT'i 1 1 ho nrpcnntpH txrtt.H otL'aHe I Archbishop's Medal in Religion to mx- u. vuvvou tvi UkJ la Norbert Peters; Governor General's Medal for general excellence to M.

Lucille Martin; medal in economics to Vincents. LaPlante; medal in 4- T- TT.l t- prize in chemistry to both D. Alma Holland and J. Bernard Houlahan. Bachelor of Arts: Dorothy Helen Dunn, Ottawa; B.

Key Eliot. Ottawa; Norbert Peters, Ottawa; Francis Sanders, Arnprior, Bachelor of Science P. Owen Dowd. Ottawa: Philia French, Ottawa; M. Patrick Gillin, Ottawa: D.

Alma Holland. Wood- rofrp! J. Rprnard Houlahan. -RpII's Corners; M. Lucille Martin.

Ottawa Bernard J. Rheaume, Ottawa; P. J- Edear Scullv. Cobalt. Edgar Scully, Cobalt.

Bachelor of Commerce: Francis E. Dunlap, Ottawa; Vin cent A. LaPlante, Ottawa; PetcT Wlens, Ottawa The convocation mass will be sung St. Josephs church at 11:30 a.m. yZ" 77, Zk and the baccalaureate sermon will be preached by Rev.

Swithln Bowers, UXVll. ine Cnoir Will De Unaer tne direction of J. O'Brien Leblanc. Lumber Priorities Reconstruction Minister Howe in- I homkP it CBC board of governors said here today. The commercial stations con- cerned will be able to carry rieht on with their operations on other YT Mr.

Dunton's frequencies statement added. Name Ottawan Legion Officer QUEBEC, May 23. (CP) L. D. M.

Baxter, a Winnipeg businessman, was elected first vice-president of the Canadian Legion at its biennial convention tnis aiternoon. He sue- ceeas w. w. waixer, oi canora, Sask. Thp IPtrinn PlPrfprf -VTol race oi Montreal president this morning.

Carl Heckbert of Vermillion, was uie omy owier nominee ior nrst Allan Piper of Cornwall, who lost both hands overseas in the last war, was elected second vice president. There were no other nominations. Other officers elected were Third vice-president Alfred VW V. A.VU Honorary treasurer G. H.

Roches ter of Ottawa; Chairman A. E. (Jack) Moore of St. Vital, Man. Cheese Boards Mad by K.lloga'.

In London, Onlario A trial will convince you of its delightful flavour KEMPTVILLE. May 23. (Special) dicated yesterday in the Commons A total of 1,040 cheese boarded some action might be taken today at Kemptville cheese board Thurs- regarding priorities for the pur-day price 22 cents. chase of lumber. Orange Pekoe TEA Will Be Closed Friday, May 24th Your Family Baker re-opemng Saturday, May at 9 a.m.


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