The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on May 1, 1953 · 37
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The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada · 37

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Friday, May 1, 1953
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i Will? l i "K I 41 t:smm&mm$. mm. i -lwiq iissew lira City Police Hold Two Armed Suspects Two men were held for investigation late Thursday and two guns and ammunition seized when two citizens saw one suspect show a gun to another man and trailed the suspects to their room, Charlie Warner AMONG 46 LONGSHOREMEN retiring 'rora Vancouver waterfrdnt scene is Wil-li'ara H. White, 76, (left), 570 East Twenty-fifth, who gets warm farewell from Dora Bate, 497 East Tenth, Shipping Federation clerk. August Jack, 80, of Chemainus, displays cheque each longshoreman got on retirement. Far Cry From Tough Old Days As Dockworkers Get Pensions G. Dixon, 2902 Trimble, and Orville Fisher, 1793 East Fifty-sixth, called police when they saw one of the men show the gun to his companion, then trailed them to a rooming house in the 100 block West Pender. After picking up the man with the gun, the officers pick ed up three other suspects and later released two of them. They later ent to a room occupied by the second suspect and found a ,38-calibre revolver, ten .38 automatic shells, four 9-mm. Luger shells, a clip for a ,38 automatic and a holster for the revolver. They also found a clip for a .38 automatic. The first suspect arrested was carrying a .33 automatic in a holster. 'Neo-Nazi' Chief Let Out of Jail KARLSRUHE, Germany, May 1AP) The West German Supreme Court has freed Ebtr- hard Hawranke, alleged leader of the illegal semi-military "Free Corps Germany," a Nazi-like group. Hawranke's release leaves in pre-trial confinement only two of the five alleged leaders ar rested by federal authorities last February. All five still are subject to trial. AKIHITO TEA PARTY OFF NEWCASTLE. England. May 1 (AP) Crown Prince Akihito of Japan has cancelled his plans to ' drop in for a "cup of tea" with the mayor of this port city as a result of -a row over his visit kicked up by former Far Eastern prison-ers-of-war. Mayor Violet Grantham announcea Thursday night simply that "owing to a change of plans the itinerary of Crown Prince Akihito ioes not include a visit to Newcastle." In London a Japanese embassy cpokesman said the announcement does n o t represent any prohibition on a visit to the city or a trip through it. IHE VANCOUVER SUN: Friday. May 1, 1953 27 By JACK WASSERMAX On a bright June afternoon In 1935 more than 1000 angry' longshoremen and sympathizers marched toward Ballantyne -" -Pier and a bloody showdown with "the bosses." By the time the tear gas fumes cleared away nearly 100 persons, almost half of them policemen, had been injured Zand a rift that some said would "never be closed had been creat- ed between the longshoremen vand their employers, the Ship- ping Federation of British Co lumbia. Thursday, 50 days less than 18 years later, a longshoreman perched on the corner of a desk in the Federation's office ' at 45 Dunlevy, raised a bottle of beer and led some of his V fellows in a toast to "the - bosses." "The bosses," representatives 'iof 24 shipping companies and seven stevedoring firms on the .'Federation board of directors, smiled appreciatively and pro-, ' posed a toast of their own. A new era had begun in rela-, tions between the 1300 long-Si shoremen working the docks in -Vancouver, New Westminster, ". Port Alberni, Chemainus and Victoria and the federation. "'" The occasion was the presentation of initial pension -cheques to 46 longshoremen Labor unions MEET TONIGHT United Steelworkers of America, Local 2655 (CIO), New Steel Hall, 33 East Broadway, S p.m. Operating Engineers, Local 115 (AFL), Electrical Hall, 8 p.m. Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons (AFL), Labor Temple, 8 p.m. Brotherhood of Boiler-: makers. Iron Ship Builders and Helpers, Local 359 (AFL), 529 Beatty, 8. p.m. ; Amalgamated Civil Serv-f ants of Canada. Agriculture Group, 556 Granville, 8 p.m. International Association of Machinists, Local 692 (AFL), Labor Temple, 8 p.m. Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, Lodge 58 (AFL), Labor Temple, 8 p.m. from the five centres who, between them, represent a total of 1644 years of loading and unloading ships calling at these ports. The 46 men were the first of some 1300 to become eligible for the non-contributory pensions which grant: for 30 or more years service, 5bU a mnth at 65; for 25-30 years, S50 a month: 20-25 vears. S40 a month, and 15-20, 530 fi month. As federation president Jack Donnell presented the first cheque to Edward Abbott of; Vancouver (50 years on the: docks), a shipping man ob- served privately: "We seem to be having a much better relat'ons since we smartened; up our attitude." j Their words, and the laughter and singing, seemed to indicate that the bitter memories of the bloody days of 1935, if not dead, were, deeply buried. Those receiving first pension cheques, with years of service, were: Vancouver: August Jack. 47: William H. White. 39; Thomas Cole, 53; W. Fitzclarence St. John, 31; Albert E. Leonard, 30; W. H. Rowlands. 48; Owen J. Sharkey. 48; Robert Annette, . 43; O. J. (Paddy I Covle. 43; W. A. Mvers. 43; Anselo Conto, 42; Alexander Duncan. 42; W. 11. Jessop, 41; George Frowde, Jh; Andrew k. MCAiian. dt; w. J. O'Toole, 36; Thomas Ramsey, 36; Thomas Caudwell, 33; Andrew Nairn, 35; Alexander Wood. 35; Robert Morris 33; William Love, 32; Edward Hossack, 31; W. .1. Perry, 31; John Bishoo. 30; Joseph Boves, 30; James Gordon, 30; J. A. Robinson. 30; John Dunn. 28; W. J. Groves, 28; Frank Ma,cKenzie, 28; Lawrence Murphy, 26; J. K. Be-langer, 18. New Westminster: Charles Fraser, 32; Hunter C. Adie, .jj.; Daniel Amero, 30; Albert S. Roberts, 30; Oran E. Brown. 29: W. T. Askew, 28; W. A. Cooke, 28; Ger-rard Seynaeve, 28. Port Alberni: William Harvad Ohs. 29; Herbert S. B. Fraser, 26. Chemainus: August Jack, 47; Samuel Sam. 40. Victoria: Herbert J. McCain, 28. $150 Fine for Hanging Dog ALLISON, Ont., May 1 (BUP Poundkeeper James Walsh, 68, was fined $157 or a month in jail for hanging a dog given to him with the understanding that he find it a good home. Magistrate Gordon Foster told Walsh the offense was a "serious matter" which normally called for a jail term without the option of fine. Police said that within an hour after Walsh received two dogs from Mrs. Aileen Gibbard he hanged one and bludgeoned the other to death. A cruelty charge against him in the death of the second dog was withdrawn. 57 WEST HASTINGS -1 -a 5 l-t "T $ r DOWN-WEEK l 1 1 nno i it i l inmw- WAITING EXTRA COST ; OFF MANUFACTURERS CLEARANCE OIL RANGES 0 COMPLETE with COILS OUT THEY GO! IB I.Tll 2434 EAST HASTINCS HA. 39fl HA. 1.147 ; llil 'or kernes witfffi I BPeo Porch Paint tyifuJlJj J slanck wear' le4r an Yt fjnPf'j- g- weather charges like N. jK!&! jjgranite! Keeps steps rjj ; n P0'0" ' 4" III 1 PS For Complete Color Information Ask Your Bapco Paint Dealerl V WILL YOU BE ONE OF THE 28? This week end I'm opening up a new section in beautiful British Properties. It's on Stevens Drive near some of the loveliest homes in the whole area. There's a magnificent view of the nearby mountains, Capilano Valley and upper inlet.. There are only 28 of these gently sloping view lots. Each has a full 100 feet of frontage. And just look at the prices. as little as $1700 with a down payment of only $255 and small monthly payments of $26.94. ?. 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