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The Vancouver Sun from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada • 16

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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16 THE VANCOUVER SUN: April 11, 1949 Qfl Jqj Dock I ATOM'S Island btrike Cuts strike Hits Labor Blames Time Lack for U.K. Loss LONDON, April 11 (CP) Labor leaders said Sun Mont I iniinr 9iinnlw Fo0 Supply LONDON. April (API day that had they more time to explain the new budget they London's second big strike in 10 months put a crimp on Britain's export drive today and might not have lost ground in last week county elections held up unloading of vital food in England and Wales. cargoes, liny lour ships were Labor received staggering idle. to the Liberal Party.

Ten aldermen, all Labor, are carried over from the old council. blow from the Conservatives Up-Island Beer Parlors Closed; Courrenay Hit by Shortages VICTORIA, April 11 CP) Striking Island Freight Service Ltd. truck drivers tightened their vise-hold on up- Some 7564 dock workers about one-fourth of the Port of London's total failed to report ior worx as a protect against the firing of 33 of their fellows by the National Dock Labor Island centres during the weekend, officials reporting the Courtenay area suffering from a definite shortage of meat and practically all communities north of Nanaimo being Board, WHEN the old grey mare, she ain't a what she used to be But you won't despair in fact you refuse to be labelled: "CARE OF THE HUMANE S0CIET1T- I I I I I The board reported that of the 54 ships affected 30 were wait 'without beer and liquor. NEVS striking truck drivers, rep- I ing to load export cargoes. Tons of goods arriving at the docks were piled up alongside the de resented by the Vancouver Island serted ships.

ftllgtrneeas Unloading of 16 import ships stopped as the strike spread who, on still Incomplete returns, gained 344 seats. Labor lost 336 seats. Morgan Phillips, secretary of the Labor Party, termed their setback "severe" and said "it will be a challenge to the entire labor movement." Four whole counties previously held by Labor were lost. They were Middlesex. Essex, Northumberland and the West Riding for Yorkshire.

Their only gain was Carmarthen in Wales. Labor held Durham, Glamorgan, Monmouthshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire. It also claims to have retained London County Council, although control will be decided Wednesday when a chairman and 11 aldermen are to be elected. I In the London County elections Conservatives wiped out a 56-seat Labor majority. Both parties won 64 seats with the other going Irom the first group of docks affected.

Some of these carry meat and cheese for rationed Drivers' Division 234 of the Canadian Brotherhood of Railway Employees and Other Transport Workers (CCD, claimed they were receiving full co-operation in their embargoes from other unions and citizens at the up-island centres. All beer parlors at the up-Island centres are closed and practically all liquor stores north of Nanaimo are also dry, according to R. R. Smeal, agent ef the union. Britain, Kootenay Brush Fire Out of Hand KINNAIRD, B.C.

A brush fire, one of two or three started in this West Kootenay district in the last three days, is burning over 15 or 20 acres of wooded s. Today's strike was called by the National Amalgamated stevedores and Dockers Union. It was approved Sunday night at a meting of 2000 of the union's FELLOWS' SYRUP is tha grand all-family, all-aeaaon Ionic for people who are imply run-down, nervous, sleepless, lacking appetite ana pep. Helps build strengtb and winter resistance! Get FELLOWS' SYRUP at your druggist's to-day. 89t A $1.39 a bottle.

nearly 7000 members, Tho Kllllr ftf tho Tin 'e HtMravw, TV- T5 All li uuwino me run ftiuviiu jiquoi ioi es, eelong to another union, which land near here. has told them to remain on the About 25 volunteers are fight Small or large, plain or ornate vases in English, American and Italian Pottery Here's one of the most outstanding values of the season! Beautifully designed pottery vases by English, American and Italian artists. You'll find tapered, jug and bowl shapes in colors to blend with any decorating scheme. Take advantage of this clearance price! Be at EATON'S early Tuesday for best selection. JQC 0 Half Price, each job.

Arthur Bird, national dock secretary of the Transport and General Workers' Union, issued ing the, blaze but the little settlement of Blueberry has been reported out of any danger. The Stanley" a siay-at-work order to its ap proximately 21,000 dock laborers One small blaze has been ex A soft collar in the A meeting of transport union memDers is scheduled for tonight to discuss the firings. The na tinguished while a third is burning in a small area on a thinly-wooded mountainside near Cas- Uegar. TERRACE. Fortv-four babies tional dock labor board, dis wide spread style smart, neat, youthful in appearance.

Other exclusive B.V.D. style to suit all tastes. missing the men, said there was no work for them. born in Terrace Red Cross out raiionea Deer two cases to a customer on Saturday, but it is not known whether the supply lasted the day. Courtenay was the only area reported hit by the meat shortage.

To what degree other foodstuffs and supplies are short in the up-island centres is not known. The strike began March 21, with the drivers asking for a 12-cent an hour Increase. The company offered a five-cent an hour increase, but since the strike began has withdrawn this offer. In the meantime the Courtenay Chamber of Commerce has asked the Department of Labor at Victoria to move toward a settlement of the strike. This action followed a serious and growing shortage of food supplies in centres north of Nanaimo.

Groceries are getting in short supply at many points. post hospital since its opening a year ago were presented with silver spoons by Terrace Kinsmen at a ceremony in the nurses' Engineer Here To Study Harbor lounge. Richard Kerr, first child born there, also received a silver Neville L. Vickerman, chief engineer of the Auckland, New Zealand, Harbor Board, is here to study Vancouver's' waterfront. With an eye to improving his hometown harbor, Mr.

Vicker man is visiting Canada, the United States and Great Britain, He is spending nine days in Van couver. NEWS FROM THE PRAIRIES THE MOST WONDERFUL BABY IN THE WORLD Manitoba Worried By Rising Rivers IS WINNIPEG. April 11 (CP) Villagers in southern Special Purchase, 300 Only! Cups, Saucers, Plates in Jade-ltt 'Fire-King1 12-piece Starter Sets Manitoba continued their close watch on rising river waters today as spring floods threatened several towns, Service on one was highway highway reported cut off. A half-mile stretch of road near Morris, about 60 miles south of Win Useful in the home wonderful for gift-giving! Twelve-piece Starter 3. -Yv v.

1 nipeg, was washed out. The threat to Emerson sets in Jade-Ite (heat-resistant glass) in cool green shade. Good 29 size cups, saucers and plates with fluted design. Special, set THIRD FLOOR CHINA heightened daily. The Red River has risen 15 to 20 feet where it passes through the town on the American border.

The river was over its banks in some spots today but another eight-foot rise in its level was needed before the town itself was threatened. tawa late Friday for a 16-day, nine-city tour of the west. His program here calls for three speeches, a visit to the campus of the University of Alberta, a public reception and other functions. While more than 100 persons waited outside to greet him at the station, the prime minister was asked whether the Liberal party would consider a coalition if no party had a clear lead after the election. He parried: "The Liberal party likes to deal with realities rather than with hypothetical situations we're sure won't happen." cup.

Local Red Cross drive is nearing its quota of $1200. ASHCROFT. Joe Bell Harvey, district road foreman for 23 years has been superannuated and is succeeded by Dave Oram, overseas veteran who has been engaged in road work for several years. Mr. Harvey was born to pioneer parents in Lillooet KAMLOOPS.

Lac LeJeune Lodge, operated for many years by Miss D. E. Costley and her father, the late T. D. Costley, has been sold to Mr.

and Mrs. J. E. Whitaker of Armstrong. Lac LeJeune is known the world over for its sport fishing.

KELOWNA. Regional conference of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce will be held here May 12 and 13. More than 100 delegates are expected to attend. VERNON. Robert Drummond of Kamloops won $72 when the ice moved out from Kinsmen Beach wharf into Lake Okan-agan Tuesday.

Okanagan Landing Community Association announced at the weekend that his guess in the ice breakup contest was only 4 minutes out. TRAIL. Although official opening of the new Webster school for students of Tadanac and Annabel districts by Education Minister W. T. Straith will not take place until Friday classrooms opened to! students today.

VERNON. A nominee will be chosen tonight by Vernon and District Liberal Association to go before the Yale nominating convention in Penticton Wednesday. Convention in Kelowna last month failed to nominate after, a split over suggested coalition with Pogressive Conservatives in al riding. WILLIAMS LAKE Volunteer crews are now busy repairing and adding new work to the Williams Lake Stampede grounds, and other committees have been formed for the handling of horse racing, arena events and entertainment for the twenty-third annual stampede to be held this year at Williams Lake on June 8 and 9. VJ iiiiKiiii At Gretna and Altona, the rail way line was restored to service j.

Babies I alter Being "cut Dneiiy Dy iiooa waters. Crews spread cinders on the road bed to soak up the water and provide a buttress against any further encroaching by the flood. The government dyke north of Rosenfeld was washed out in two places during the weekend but was patched up betore water rj stops 1 I cmm HEADACHE sSg JL WSf gfik Even for double the I jZtil'" I YjU s5(gffil price you can't buy 1 nil CD 1 Yf jkdwSkt could reach the town. Prime Minister St. Laurent launched a one-day visit to Edmonton today with the statement that it was obvious that if the Liberal party did not win a -clear majority in the next election no party could.

If MM MMM MM MM I WW Wn Is: -w jf He met reporters in the private I m-Mi ft, it bw ee aw mi mat ma mm an i mm aria Br a -v, 1 mi hh railway car in which he left Ot Easter Week is Ham Week' nnHMMMEIIMH irMUMMMMMMI IA I i -JSTy, Get Prompt Relief with Cuticura Eczema? Enjoy prompt relief irom irritaMon man with toothing, healing Cuticura Ointment. Contain! scientific me rts- tm YOUR BABY DESERVES AYLMER QUAUTIj dicinal ingredients. Buy at druggist today. I Visit our Smoked Meat Counter and see our display of quality hams. All have We like OIOCK LOT best I been carefully selected, cured and smoked for this festive season.

Be selec- I tive buy at EATON'S where values and quality are paramount. they're so enjoyable so fresh! QUALITY MEATS FISH SPECIALS Serve fish to your family so fresh and so flavorful. i Tenderized Smoked 4 Hams rinlf or whole. Per lb. 53c Coho Salmon Half or whole fish.

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Per lb w3C I Si: As tender as ehlrken easy to prepare. ft Shoulders Per lb 43c DELICATESSEN 9c Siced To 33c Turkey Pies Fresh made. Each 12-oz. FRESH MEATS Vegetable Salad 18c PROVISIONS Beef Freshly Minced Vegetable Shorten'g 33c JOOTp pure. Per lb.

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