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Would Shear Bulgaria; Of Border Forts PARIS, Sept. 24. OT The Peace Conference Military Commission voted today to de-fortify the southeastern border of Slav Europe, adopting a Greek amendment to the Bulgarian treaty which would shear Bulgaria of frontier fortifications. The vote was 11 to even, with three abstentions. It came ai the Four Power Foreign Ministers' Council wai arranging to discuss Italian colonies and other disputes holding up the progress of the conference. On ISO-Mil Frontier. The proposition Is to demilitar ize Bulgaria's 180-mile frontier with Greece "to the same extent" as Italy's frontier with Yugo- slavja. Only Brazil and the Slav delegates opposed the move. The rote came after Canada had told the Peace Conference that she woald vote for the Big Four proposal to postpone decision 'on the future of the Italian colonies for one year. Srx-aktng in the Italian Political and Territorial Commission. Health Minister Brooke Claxton. leader of the Canadian delegation, said that the proposed disposition was "probably far from ideii but is the best solution on which we can hope to have agreement at this time-. Earlier today. Col. W. R. Hodg- son of Australia scathingly criti- cized the Big Four Foreign Mln- lsters for "agreeing among themselves" that final disposal of Libya. Eritrea and Italian Somali-land would be determined jointly by Britain. Russia, the United States and France. Supports Ethiopia.. Mr. Claxton also suDDorbfd th.7 h ,k .k My th the Combines Commis- thought the majority j sion 5lnce 1937. 1.T r " o arCd the, hopCl Mr. MacKeigan. formerly of Four Power, would thus Halifax, NS. is a graduate in eco-redrew an old wrong and unite ! nomlcl and Uw from Dalhousie in one nation the people of a and Toronto UnlversiUes and is i'lwiiu arm ancieni race . The Canadian delegate continued: "We cannot forget that Ethiopia was one of the first nations to suffer the full force of aggression in consequence of the failure of the system of collective action which had been established pre- ClSelv to tirvrtt ,... rence and that consequently Ethiopia should be one of the first to receive redress " i Wesfboro Kiwanis Now in Operation The newly, formed Westboro Kiwanis Club commenced its activities last night with approximately 100 Kiwanians and guests attending the first supper meet ing, held in the All Saints Hall in Westboro. Stanley Cameron, pres- , ident of the branch, expressed the j intention to hold these meetings j every Monday night Assorted pamphlets, contain-! orf.V." C"fb a.CtU,M i ,dL nUK,"ta.ndanl,S toe new " "4 , I r.h ' ,am"'arl" I them with the purpose of the ! club' The evening started off with a toast to the King, presented by Ed Haughton. president of the Ottawa Kiwanis. President Haurhton intmrfiirH h n.t dent of the Westboro club, who in turn Introduced the aDDointed Introduced the appointed directors as follows: Vice-president Leonard Baker, directors. A. E. Morris, Ken Workman, Cecil Ross, Tom McBride. Douglas Veale, Garfield Cummings and Fred Robinson; secretary-treasurer. Herb Sykes. H. Stanley Hijman, member of the Ottawa Kiwanis, explained the procedure of the Kiwanian roll call, and assisted by Bob Radmore conducted it. Austin Cross, speaker of the evening. was introduced by Charles Everett and thanked by Charles Hulse. Traffic Court y For exceeding the speed limit: Russell Dubreull. 95 Templeton avenue. SI 5 and costs. For failing to stop at a stop streetXeonard Cyr. 685 St. Patrick street, $4 and costs. For ' making an improper left turn: A. G. McLelsh. 54 Bays-water avenue, $4 and costs. For obstructing traffic: G. D. S tamos. 821 Carling avenue; Virginia McNaughton, 8 Lambton For failing to comply with signs: Kenneth Garvock, 227 Daly ! avenue. S2 and costs. I For parking offences: William ! . Turnbull. 596 MacLaren street; F. D. Rankin. 220 Goulburn avenue: George Chapman, 387 Mariposa Road, Rockclifte; M. H Tuffnell, 11 Ralph street; V. T. Mahlits, 102 Carling avenue; P. B. Holgate, 622 Cooper street; P. T. Davis, 611 Lyon street; H. M. Crichton, 1 Frank street two charges; Kenneth Crawford, 21 Fentiman avenue; Barbara Dunne, 10 Russell avenue; W. G. Burke-Robertson, 77 Park avenue; W. C. Robertson. 670 Gilmour street; Omer Cronier, 130 Montcalm street. Hull; E. E. Wall, 202 Queen street $2 and costs. On Routine Flight 25 in Bomber Killed LONDON. Sept. 23. O) The Air Ministry said today that a Lancaster bomber on a routine flight crashed last Thursday in Tnpolitania. killing all 25 crew members aboard. 12 THE OTTAWA JOURNAL, DR. L. R. BRAD EN of Ottawa, who was elected president of the Eastern Ontario Dentists' Association at the annual meeting at the Chateau Laurler today. Three Will Probe Combines in Canada ... , j Minister of Justice an i nounced today that promotion of H. M. Brown, JW S. Whiteley and i i n.fvioo in t 1 Deputy Commissioners of the Combines Investigation, Act bad been made by the Civil Service Commission. These positions were established when the Combines Investigation Act was amended at the recent session of Parliament. The Deputy Commissioners, all of whom are senior officers of the Combines Investigation Commission, will carry out investigations under the authority of the Commissioner, F. A. McGregor. -Mr. Brown, a graduate of Queen's University, has assisted : in the administration of the Com- bines Act since 1927, and has been Assistant Commissioner since 1937. Mr. Whiteley, originally from Victoria, BC, specialized in economics at the University of British Columbia, Pittsburgh and Wisconsin, and has been in the f . i i l no i a member of the Nova Scotia Bar; he joined the combines organization in 1940. CCL Favors Continued from Page One. Other resolutions dealing with wages and prlce were hjed,uld 10 come beore econd day session of the CQL's sixth an nual convention. Bui n was ine one concerning the strike vote order-in-council which brought the most heated comment Harry O'Brien of Vancouver, representing the British Columbia Federation of Labor, said he felt the resolution should be brought back "with teeth in it". Then there would be no doubt of it receiving unanimous approval. "It has been evident for many weeks that the Government is prepared to assist the employers in maintaining a vicious system of wage control", said O'Brien, "Now is the time for labor to challenge the Government's right to perpetuate dictatorship Gov- ernment by Order-ln-CounciL" Dicuin the price control resolution. Mr. Jackson said "nothing is farther from the truth" than the argument that m,inanrp nt mnfmi. 4. im possible because of labor's wage demands, One of the first post-war moves of the Government was to lift the 25 percent, war tax on many domestlc aricle;1 m.CI) merelv hl The Govern- shifted the return of the war tax from the Treasury to the manufacturers . He said there were indications that "what little price control is left today" may be set aside soon. Removal of subsidies had worked further hardship on consumers. "No issue in Canada today is more vital than the deman4 of labor that price coptrols be maintained" and the awakening of the public that increased wages have a "very minor" effect on prices, he said. Sees Another Depression. Pat Conroy, CCL. secretary-treasurer, predicted an economic depreciation if profits and wages were not readjusted. "This country produces so much that we must make an attempt to stabilize the system. We must lay down now a fundamental program." To prevent another depression the CCL should determine "there must be an immediate transfer of profits to wages". "As sure as night follows day, we are heading into another depression . . . The purpose of this convention is to put max mum moneys into the hands of all Ca- i : , . "nuncr. kj onng pros- llfon"".. permanent and Welon b1'- otner Resolutions Adopted. Other resolutions adopted urged: - Provision of penalty overtime pay for employes who worked on statutory holidays. Legislation reducing working hours of firemen. Establishment of a wage policy covering all Dominion Government employes "whereby wages paid to Crown employes will favorably compare with employes doing similar work in private industry". I Government consideration of the appointment of Labor attaches in view of Canada's expanding position in external affairs. (This resolution asked that the attaches be selected from lists prepared by the major labor organizations.) Full support to UNRRA. Establishment of regional safety boards made up of labor, management and Government representatives to control industrial accidents. . TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1144. 'Gazelle Boy' Fastest Human Captured By KAY SBORET. pAIRO, Sept 24 (BUP) Trans-Jordan's fleet "Gazelle . Bey, who reportedly can run SO miles an hour and is now acquiring a flash-bulb tan from skeptical photographers, was captured after a two-hour automobile chase, it was disclosed today. - Prince. Fawaz El Shaalan, leader of the famed Arab tribe that co-operated with Lawrence of Arabia, said he was hunting with group of friends when he sighted the strange youth. "We were hunting gazelles in the desert by car when suddenly I saw a human form among these gracious beasts", the Prince related. "I ordered my companions to cease firing and we set out In pursuit. Although we were In a car, it took us two hours to catch Hip with the boy who fell down exhausted. We immediately took him to one of the stations of the Iraq Petroleum Co., and there he . received first aid. Later he was taken to hospital' in Baghdad." Dr. Jalbout, one of the spe-' delists who has examined the boy. said: "I think he Is the fastest human on earth and he could have any record in the world. He acts, eats and cries like a gazelle. There, is . no doubt that he is a human being who was brought up by the gazelles after being abandoned by his mother. Bedouins often abandon their children In the desert". Hospital attendants said the 15-year-old boy seems torn between Instincts acquired in the desert and the normal feelings of a human being. They said he imitates everyone around him and that he has the curiosity of a two-year-old child. .During his first few days in the hospital, the boy- tried constantly to escape. One doctor said the "Gazelle Boy" has been an imbecile from birth. Another said his inability to speak results from the simple fact that no one had ever spoken to him before he was captured. At any rate, the boy so far has uttered only inarticulate sounds and nobody understands him. Soviet Reply Continued from Page One. In describing the "earliest with drawal" of all American troops from China as "vital" to future peace. Premier Stalin was making a "virtual demand" for such an evacuation. Most important of all was the Soviet leader's statement that atomic bombs were intended for intimidating "the weak-nerved", the informant said. In rejecting the weapon as a "deciding f actor" in future wars, Premier Stalin was replying to "certain politicians" by suggesting that Russia herself would soon have atomic bombs. Featured in Paris, PARIS, Sept 24. (Pl-Prime Minister Stalin's statement on international affairs to Alexander Werth received streamer headline treatment today by every afternoon newspaper In Paris, the site of the Peace Conference. None of them had time to comment editorially. Praised by Wallace. WASHINGTON, Sept 24.P) Henry A. Wallace, former United States Secretary of Commerce, said today that the foreign policy statements of Premier Stalin and Anthony Eden have brought hope to millions all over the world "who are hungering and thirsting for peace". In a formal statement in Washington, Mr. Wallace Said: "The morning press carrying statements by both Stalin and Eden has brought hope to those millions all over the world who are hungering and thirsting for peace. "Differences of opinion caused by various national responsibilities and viewpoints should not stop the search for a practical expression of the deep spirit of longing of all the people of all the nations for a permanent world peace. "When both Eden and Stalin seem to appreciate this necessity, I am encouraged to believe that the recent flurry is indeed proving constructive." Mr. Wallace's' reference to the recent flurry" apparently was an allusion to the evc.ts that led to his resignation from the Cabinet last Friday at President Truman's request , In a foreign policy speech In New York last September 12, Mr. Wallace advocated more lenient treatment of Russia, a view that collided sharply with State Secretary Byrnes' "firm" policies at the Paris peace conference. Eden Urges New Approach. Mr. Eden, former British For eign Secretary, urged in a London speech last night that a "new approach" be taken toward the Soviet Union by Great Britain and the United States. He made this appeal, he' said, because the present relationships contain an "imminent threat of war". Publishes Despatch. VATICAN CITY, Sept 24. m The Vatican newspaper, L'Os-servatore Romano, published the story of the written interview of Prime Minister Stalin prominently on its front page today and headlined the despatch: "Stalin declares that a danger of :war does not exist" It made no editorial comment KEEP BLUES AWAY. Tech students kept off the rainy-day blues this morning when the school band broke out with "Oh What a Beautiful Morning". I" iK' v 3k W V."W f, " ' " ' Iff ' 'tk f r t 'r ' - t " f r - ;p f I FALLEN OF ARNHEM ARE REMEMBERED Survivors of the historic British airborne landing at Arnhem in 1944, participating in ceremonies honoring their fallen comrades at the monument erected in Osterbeek cemetery. Many relatives accompanied the paratroopers on their pilgrimage to Holland: Legal and Statutory Holidays the Same But Provinces Control Actual Observance With Thanksgiving Day Oct. 14 approaching.xthe State Department, is oncemore under going a mild siege of questioning about what kind of holiday it is and about holidays in generalx This has been going on for years and Dr. E. H. Coleman, Undersecretary of State, is subjected to repeated queries from a confused public as to whether a certain holiday is "statutory" or "legal" and "since when did Easter Monday become a holiday?" There is no difference. Dr. Coleman patiently explains, between a legal holiday and a statutory holiday. The statutes simply setNout holidays which are "to be - observed throughout Canada", but the Dominion Government has no power to call for general observance of any day except Sunday. This it can enforce under the 'Lord's Day Act . Had No Grudge Continned from Page One. A post-mortem confirmed he died of a skull fracture and associated injuries to the brain. A small quantity of alcohol in the blood was not sufficient to indicate a degree of intoxication. Defence Counsel. At the close of the case for the Crown, M. J. Devine,-counsel for Farlette, moved the Jury be instructed to bring in a verdict of not guilty because of lack of evidence. He contended the evidence pointed to Farlette's innocence rather than guilt Mr. Justice Smil said 'he did not wish to usurp the jury's right to judge facts and ruled the trial would proceed. . - Marcel Choquette, a resident of the Albion Hotef, said he saw Maloney outside the hotel on the sidewalk. "He looked very irritated", he said. Maloney was trying to get In and Mr. Chenier would not allow him to. Maloney said he would wait outside for Farlette. He paced up and down outside, according to Choquette and "was looking for trouble all right to judge by his attitude". Farlette and Choquette were the only wit nesses called by the defence. In addressing the jury, Mr. De- vine said, "Maloney met his death through his own fault". Farlette was not guilty of culpable homicide and only acted In "self-protection and, In a reasonable man ner. . ! Folio wfngia brief address to the Jury by Crown Attorney Mercier, His Lordship adjourned court un til 1.45 p.m. William M. Pappin Committed for Trial' William M. Pappin, clerk in the Ottawa Passport office, was committed today by Magistrate Glenn 'Strike to trial on three charges arising from the issuance of a false passport for a Soviet agent seeking to enter Canada. Date for trial, which will be in county court, was not set- At the conclusion of Pappin's preliminary hearing last week Magistrate Strike decided there was sufficient evidence to warrant committal. Parmin elected for arjeedv trial and the date was set for October 17. Bail of $3,000 was renewed. Registration Heavy For Night Classes First evening's registration for night classes at the High School of Commerce and Technical High School was exceptionally heavy last night At Tech 793 enrolled In the course of a couple of hours, and about the same number at Commerce. Tech Principal W. B. Wallen said that night students were "going strong for everything on the calendar". During the war years, dressmaking and sewing were the popular 'classes, he said, but this year people are extending their interests to all subjects, practical and at All the Dominion Government can do is close -banks and Government offices, !and while this usually is - done, circumstances may keep some Government of flees open on a statutory holiday During the last session of ParllB- ment, the Commons sat on Vic toria uay, tne lung s Dirtnaay and. Dominion Day, owing to the pressure of business. Thus actual observance of any given holiday Is up to the pro vincial governments. Labor rela tions regarding overtime pay and working on holidays usually .are Axed by contractual v arrange ments between the parties con cerned. The days set aside for ob servance in all provinces are t Sundays, New 'Years Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, 'Dominion Day, Labor Day, T h a n k s g lvlng, Remembrance Day, Christmas, and the day designated for observance, of the King's birthday. The King Opens British Exhibit t - LONDON, r Sept 24. (Reuters) The King and. Queen today formally opened the "Britain -Can Make It" Exhibition af the Victoria and Albert Museum. His Majestjr. called for in-. vigorating British . Industry and trade and for making British - design "a hallmark of pre-eminence in the eyes of the' world as Britain's prosperity, solvency, and standard of life depended in the years to come on overseas markets". He's Going Continued from Page One. For the past two weeks the bear was kep"t chained to a post behind the . Chateau Laurier at the foot of the Rldeau canal locks. . Game Warden Wayne Robinson and the RCMP received several reports of the bear's presence and yesterday afternoon Mr. Robinson and a humane society official began to investigate. It is against the game laws to-' harbor a bear without a permit and Mr. Robinson is unequivocally against permitting any bear in this district They found that Mr. Simpson had taken the bear to the small Hull Island in the Ottawa' river behind the Parliament Buildings. Later Mr. Simpson came ashore and told Mr. Robinson the bear was being kept chained on the island, in charge of a man. Since Hull Island is in Quebec province, Mr. Robinson could only notify Gene Audette, game warden in Hull. , Rainfall during the evening caused the man to seek shelter on shore and Bruin got away, swam ashore and started his wanderings. Mr. Simpson declares that someone freed the bear dur ing the night "He was a very nice bear", said Mr. Simpson. "The children Weed to feed him and I had him up to my cottage for a vacation." Mr. Simpson is out his $35 but kniln ..411 U U 14 1 uiougni, in ine uauneau nius where there is a Federal park and rflt policemen or jails. Dentists' Convention Hears Technical Talks Talks on "Peridontal Packs" by Dr. W. G. Mcintosh, Toronto; "Full Denture Procedure" by Dr. Frank Cole, Toronto, and "The X-Ray in Oral Diagnosis, Its Uses and Limitations" by Dr. James' Coupal, Ottawa, were heard at this .morning's meeting of the Eastern Ontario Dental Assocla tlon. Technical discussions are con tinuing this afternoon. NO RADIO LICENSES. For operating radios without aj license the following were fined $3 and costs in Magistrate's Court this morning: Wilfred Kingsbury 56 Willow street: Russell Hand, 541 Willow street, and Stuart Gil -I lesple, 1173 Gladstone avenue. i I .A. Ml' 250 Tons of TNT Td Be Exploded Ir U.S. 'Safety' Test fUtCO, Ma, Sept 24. (BUP) K week from today, 500,000 poinds of explosives old but sti 11 potent will be set off at the U.i S. Navy's Arco proving gr lunds to see what happens when 250 tons of TNT explodes at one time. , rhe test charge will be arranged in the centre of the proving gr mnd. In other storage centres ne irby will be more than 1,500,-00 f -pounds of additional powder. ' rhe idea is to determine if this ad litional powder is stored safely. . If the Navy ordnance ex-pe-ts have figured correctly, it wi 1 remain intact If they figure inofrectIy, the selected group of witnesses will see an even greater -show than expected and the ex Jlosion already is billed as mi nkind's greatest deliberate peacetime gunpowder blast. Capt. Walter E. Brown, veteran commander of the Pocatello Naval Ordnance plant, assured the I witnesses navy officers, reporters and photographers that they will: be stationed at' a safe distance, safe even if all 2,000,-000 pounds go off. Mrs. J .S. McLean Oflens WCTU Session T-' BRANTFORD, Ont., Sept. 24. KP) "Victory through faith" Will be the theme of the 69th annual convention of the Ontario Women's Christian Temperance Union opening today in the Calvary1 Baptist Church, with Mrs. J. S. McLean of Ottawa, president, in the chair. The 'address by National Presidents Mrs. J. H. Wickson of Toronto will be the highlight of the session. Mis. F. Stevens of Ottawa and Mrs. R. Patterson of Hamilton will preside at a young people's session. Athletic Prizes Presented at Glebe Athletic prizes and awards won last Spring were presented to Glebe Collegiate students in this mdrnlng's assembly. R. D. Campbell, ' athletic director, was in charge of the presentations, which were made by Principal, W. D. T. nson. e prizes were awarded as follows: Annual Swimming Meet enior championship, cup and crest: Ronnie Carwardine. Intermediate championship, cup and crest: Craig Witthun. Junior championship, cups and crests: Colin McDonald and Gordle Sinclair (tied). - Medals and crests: Bill. Friend, Don Kelly, Doug Beaman, Pat Watson, Allen Hodgins, Doug Lloyd, Bill Gray and Bob Butter-worth. -': Crests: . Bill Paterson, Geoff Minnes, Frank Wood, Jim Craig, Dave Mott, Ted Brethour, Jarvis Cribb and Don McMillan. Hexathlon Crests. This was a six-event competirl uon neia curing tne regular gymnasium periods. The events were: 100-yard dash, high jump, broad jump, baseball throw, rope climb and swimming. The crests were awarded to, the boys In each of five age groups who exceeded a ?rtain standard. Class 1: Gordie Field, Jim Pearsall, Brian Gibbs, Bob Heas-man and Harding Dawe. I Class. 2: Gordie Sinclair, Bill Paterson, Ronald Leafloor, Bob Smith, Bob Sproule, Alan Strean. John LeBrun, Ted Harrison, Glen Burman and Roy Lawrence. Class 3: Geoff Crain, Dave Andrew, M a y n a r d Ellingsworth, Norm Chater, Ralph Vlckers. Allen Kelley, Don Smith, Bill Britton, Dave Lee, Hank Sllwka. Laurie Wedd, Bill Shore, Bill Robertson, Dave Taylor and Rodney Sprague. f Class 4: Frank Wood, Don Maiden, Dalton Dunning, Bob Kidd, Doug Lloyd, Bob Heaslip, Gerry Dover and Charlie Clark, i Class 3: Bob Patterson, Dave Humphry and Alan Witt. St John Ambulance First-Aid Certificates. ' V Ross Andrew, John Bell, Frank Benoit Gordon Coll, Phil Dadson, Calvin DUlon.ileyd Duncan, Bruce Dunlop, George Franklin, Bob Gay, Paul Hutchison, Donald Kemp, AndyMacKay, Don McIIralth, Don Morris, Ken Nar-raway, Don Nevin.'Don Paynter, Pat Playfair, Thackeray Pritch-ard, John Rodgers, Alan Spence, Gerry Talbot, John Thompson, Percy Thompson, John Welton and Billy Yates. Two Cars Crash Causing $250 Damage T'. .1,7 m , . rfr'mertie market under the ceiling. C"vUL,t U-.10 il?CW ta,&,niBhi ! then there is nothing to stop them when two automobiles collided at !from shipping for salc outside the Intersection of Sherwood , Canada. Drive and Carling avenue. ' Police Constables A. Potvin LEAVES $21,500 ESTATE. and John Hodgins, who investi- Mtri rnnrtjH that F.rnetRnh- ! ert 1 McGee street was driving i east on Sherwood Drive and at the corner of Carling, stopped for the "stop" street. Another car,-driven by - Mrs. Grace E. Heggtveit, 119 Richmond road. 'proceeding west on Carling, made a right turn off Carling to Sherwood Drive and collided with Mr. Robert's car. One hundred and fifty dollars damage was caused to Mr. Robert's automobile, and $100 damage to the automobile Mrs. Heggtveit was driving. DOGS AT LARGE. For allowing dogs to run at large the following were fined $2 and costs in Magistrate's Court this morning: Harold Wyman, 83 Melrose avenue; Guy Derouln, 77 Melrose avenue; Dorothy Corcoran, 106 Caroline avenue, ' and Doris Carr, 19 Smlrle avenue. '0 ..... f ; ':- , 'J , & w a 1 PERCY BENGOUGH, who has been re-elected president of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada. ' Heath Goes on Trial Continued from Page One. Many Women in the oak-panelled courtroom paled and lover-ed their eyes when medical witnesses testified that Mrs. Gardner's body was lashed 17 times, bitten savagely and otherwise mutilated. Heath scribbled notes to his lawyer. A large frosted .glass skylight cast dramatic shadows on his face. Only 30 persons from the queue that began forming at midnight were admitted to the public gal lery for the trial. A crowd of several hundred formed in the street outside the bomb-scarred building. No Motive Alleged. The Crown has alleged no motive for the death of Mrs. Gardner, said by police doctors to have resulted from suffocation after "savage" injuries were inflicted. Should Heath be acquitted, he then would face trial for the slaying of Doreen Marshall; 21, former member of the Women's Royal Navy Service, July 4, near the south coast resort of Bournemouth. Police reported' lhat her nude body bore slashes on the throat and abdomen and "other horrible sadistic injuries". Canada Continued from Pace One. The near 16 million pounds was worth $1,587,225 and comprised 1,606,770 pounds of toilet soap and 14,263,943 pounds of all other kinds of soaps. The Canada Year Book for 1945 reports, on the last full statistical year available In 1942. that soap production ran 233,380,918 pounds, worth $25,-799,470. Exports, this year of 16 million pounds are for only seven months, and recently soap production has fallen due to the strike-shortage of soda ash and the tight supply position of fats and oils. The point of soap exports was raised by reports from Newfoundland that store shelves in St. John's were loaded with all the popular brands of Canadian cleansers. Newfoundland's share of Canada's soap exports, reported the BOreau, had run 1,394,449 poundk, worth $142,831. It sounded like a lot of soap, agreed an executive of the Prices Board who has a hand in setting export quotas, but Newfoundland's seven-month allocation of Canadian soap "wouldn't keep the city of Ottawa clean" over the same period. Because of its fat and oil content, distribution of soap, like that of sugar, comes under the control of the Combined Food Board, and export quotas in relation to domestic needs are fixed as between Canada and the United States. Bulk of the 16 million pounds exported so far this gone to European countries. Export of Shirts. Newfoundland report which year s pictured St. John's as the house- j oer -na OI 100 DV wagmraie wives' heaven, tantalized shirtless Strike in Police Court this morn-Canadian menwith tales of store I in when thev "PPeared for sen-counters stacked high with tence on a charge of theft of 19 Tookes and Forsyths. i bas of cement valued at $15 be- ust couldn't be so, countered the- Bureau, for combined. Canada's exports of shirts and pyjamas for the first seven months of the year were worth dniy $719,739. pf which New foundland's share was $87,744. And $87,744 worth of shirts andipyjamas, in a seven-month period, wouidn enough to provide every adult male in Ottawa with even one shirt in a year. If it's any comfort, the Bureau said soothingly, shirts, too, are under strict export control. With radios, washing machines and refrigerators, of which lucky Newfoundlanders were Teported i to have plenty, the situation was . different. There is no export control, and 1 if manufacturers can get a bet- j ter price abroad than on the do- A son and daughter benefited onnallv nnripr fho tnrmc nf tho I will ot Francois Xavier Groulx, who died June 19, filed for probate at Surrogate Court today. The estate is valued at $21,500. Romeo Groulx, a son, is named executor and shares the estate with his sister," Mrsr Josephine Frechette. Lafleur and Aubin are solicitors for the estate. The estate is made up as follows: real -estate, $14,000; life insurance, $7,000; jewellery and household effects, $500. SHAWINIGAN DIVIDEND. . At a meeting of the board of directors of . the Shawinigan Water1 and Power Company a dividend; of 25 cents per share was) declared on the no par value common ! shares of the company j for thfe quarter ending Sept. 30, . 1946, payable Nov. 25 to share- holders of record Oct 18. t 1 ! j Drew May Address Visitors From Boston In Ottawa Next Week Defence Minister Abbott and either Premier George Drew or Provincial Secretary George Dunbar will address the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, of Boston, Mass., which will meet in Ottawa next week. .The company, 500 strong, will arrive in Ottawa by special train at 8.15 p.m. Saturday. They will be welcomed by representatives of the : Federal and Provincial Governments, Mayor Lewis, senior officers of the three services and other distinguished persons. On Sunday the company will make a trip to the Thousand Islands, and in the evening there will be a reception at the officers' mess of the RCR's. Brockville. On Monday there will be a parade to Parliament Hill, where there will be an inspection and a short talk by Mr. Abbott. At 12.30 p.m., after the company marches down from Parliament Hill, Lt.-Col. Raymond F. Rauscher, Captain. Commanding, will place a wreath on the National War Memorial. - Later that afternoon the men will be guests of the American Ambassador at a reception. In the evening the company is giving a dinner for various officials. On Tuesday there will be a tour of the Parliament Buildings and other inspection tours. On Wednesday the day is expected to be free for the company. The men will leave Thursday morning. Anti-Gambling Continued from Page One. "Until the Government stops racetrack gambling and stock market gambling, we can't legislate against the little man who is getting what enjoyment he can from doing what he believes is right." ij. ' Praises Woman Student Rev. J. 1 MacKay, Superintendent of Missions for Montreal and Ottawa Conference, commended Miss Elizabeth Stew-' art, a student preacher at Thurso this Summer, for overcoming the "prejudice always attached to a woion preacher". "We always encounter prejudice when we send a young woman to a charge", he said, "but despite this disadvantage, Miss Stewart did an excellent job." He was commenting on the report of the Home Missions committee presented by the Chairman, Rev. Charles Donald of Southmlnster United Church. The Presbytery approved the report's recommendation that Aylmer and Eardley, now worked as one charge by Rev. C. H. Dawes, be consulted with the view to their formal union into one pastoral charge. . Rev. Gordon Dangerfield of Britannia United Church was appointed chairman of the Ottawa West charge and asked to try to institute a morning service at the charge instead of an evening service. During the Summer Robert Blair, a student returning to Carleton College this term, was responsible for the charge, following the resignation of Rev. R. C. McConnell. The Presbytery congratulated Mr. Blair on the ability he showed to accept responsibility. Rev. Ralph Collins, stationed for 20 years at Angola, Portugese West Africa, brought greetings to the Presbytery from the 15.0Off Christians in Angola. Mr. Collins returned to Canada lastSpring on his first furlough in nine j years. Stole Cement From City Two fyten Sentenced Paul Daviault. 28, of 302 Water hartrect- and EdKar Brennan, 37, of : 4041s Npnpan street rr a ir suspended sentences and placed ,n Probation for six months un- j '"n"1 ' -orporuon oi m tlon was that they surrender their liquor permits. Magistrate Strike telling them liquor only got them into trouble. r I J A i o I 50l(J Apples BelOW li:-:-,,, Ja Minimum Uraae F. D. Schlnzel. 31. Billings Bridge, was convicted by Magistrate Strike in Police Court this morning of a breach of the Farm Products Grades and Sales Act and fined $20 and costs. fchinzel had pleaded not guilty M " PP1" which were below the minimum grade. u f n I CM-J NO I OX KetUmS TlieO, Of fnwn Firm Finr1 e is r w we Charles Benovoy. 16 Sweet- land avenue, proprietor of the j Uniform Accessories Comnanv of Canada, was fined $10 and cost by Magistrate Strike in Police Court this morning When ha pleaded guilty to a charge ot fail ing to file tax returns from his business during the month of July. A second charge Of failing to pay tax arrears of $217.98 for the months of May and June was withdrawn upon payment of the sum. MISS FRANCES PORTEOUS. Miss Frances E. D. Porteous, a widely known artist and daughter of Mrs. C. E. L. Porteous of Les Groisardieres, Island of Orleans, died in Montreal on Monday.. A member of the Federation of Canadian Artists, she was the niece of Mrs. H. A. K. Drury and Mrs. George Younger of Ottawa. The funeral will be held from the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Sise, 12fifl Redpath Crescem. Montreal, to St. John the Evang list Church.

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