The Vancouver News-Herald from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada on March 21, 1951 · 4
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ii rr N. x 'i VJ i S fi 4 X?. A B 1HK NEWS-HERALD ufdnesday morning, march 21, 1951 The Little Fellows, Too WHEN the new city chart- building and contracting or-rr was stood over at Victoria gamzations and community for a year, a Citv Hall groups. There was een re-spokesman asserted that it presentation from organized was at the behest of 'big labor. business. All these representatives That was an uncalled-for of the so-called smaller interend an inaccurate statement css Jn li'e community were . , , just as vehement in their on- Objection to rushing the posltlpn t0 charter-rushing charter through was made at on the part of the city as Victoria by the Downtown were the big fellows. Business Association, the1 , Board of Trade and other I I If V 1 1 dU bearing on property and civil rights is to them every bit as important, if not more so, than it is to the larger propeity holders, who are often better able to take care of them selves. the BUT they were not onlv ones not by any means There were also representatives of the little business men and the small property holders such organizations as the Asociated was Property Owners, the Sub- five cross-section urban Tropertv Owners, the people who have a Junior Board of Trade, small Vancouver. Todays Experiment SOMETHING very much a general discussing of manu-worth while has been ar- facturing, marketing and deranged for the first time in tribution. Vancouver today. It is a visit of 100 public school teachers, counsellors and principals to the chief manufacturing plants in this area. The party is to he made tunnies m then up of 10 persons from 10 schools. At 8 45 am they will be briefed by President Ralph Bffker and officers of the Vancouver Board of Trade. Then they will be taken to the various plants After seeing the operations thev will meet top executives and discuss community and labor relations merchandising and sales promotion, profits and t0n p)av" ,'ses idea in the Later they will meet up town for luncheon with Board of Trade officers for Loose Change THERF ARE times when change is scarce and very much in demand On Ihe other hand there are times when it becomes a drug on the market You offer a note to a person tn pavmrnt for a purchase of not more than a quarter, beeause xnu have no change The person to whom you tender it inquires tf vou have nothing smaller, at witch vou shake jour head sorrow fullv So the person to whom the nn'e is tendered points out that if the note is aecepted then vou will have to take the change in dimes nickels and pennies There is nothing rbe you can do Thus in the twinkling of an eve the shortage of change is the whole' business' again transformed into an oversupply of it YOU TKF the coins and before nu have a chance to spill about thrust them into your porket Thev weigh you down Thev threaten to wear a hole You look for wavs get rid of them You inquire of friends if thev would lik'- to have some small change But it seems this is one time when thev have all1 the change thev need Thev mav let vou give Ihem two dimes and a nickel for a quarter but that is as far as they will go Even then thev let it be known that they are doing you a favor The onlv wav left to get rid of the coins is to spend them You trv 1o think up things small coins will buv such as chewing gum and cough drops But your We Cannot Bear To See More Iron Curtains Descending Anne OHare McCormick NEW YORK. so Dr. Gainza Paz, of "disseminat-has made it clear that it con- "P"" 10 slme criticism. ,ing disruptive propaganda, sifters the persecution of La fnd even of inciting the vio- dpa ln PNPS nf 1P wnrfi Prensa, Argentines great in- CRITICISM, HOWFVFR, is lence of tlie armed thugs whq whrn he dclibcratelv teas dpprnriont newspaper, a strictly nn chief crime of the shot his rmplovers uhilp the down (his sicn of democracy domestic matter, in which nei- "finding newspaper. La Prensa police looked on. i Nothing he could do arirrtisrs ther this rountry nor any other ls nn a journal of opinion hut Maybe force and fear ran in- so widely his intention to eon-has a right to interfere a newspaper It is known all duce the Argenti. linns to how erntrate all power in himself A protf.st or other action on fnrr wnr'd fr exerp- to these Hitlerian methods But and to rule without reference the part of the American Gov- ,lnn:d and ohiective coverage of (1P people in this rountry ran- to the will or voice of the ernment, it is felt in some cir- riuTrjt' rvrnts home and rnt he expected to curb their people. indignation. current events, at home Jfc ,, s iv j 1 1 rujiiic VII i j dcs in Washington, would onlv ,.oaf1 , It is for this reason, because it reporls tlie news fullv nrd fairly, that it has to be suppressed l A Government going the wav the Peron regime is headed might over ride criticism' it PIBLIC OPINION in this cannnt pursiip lts course if the country is outraged bv the pPopIp arp wr infolwd Thp treatment of La Prensa and this firsl lmpul,p of would.bp dip. opinion cannot he shut off or tators thp ,rp fi of )h(1 , canalized in the Argentine fash-( ,0 unai,P5t,oned power, is the on i attempt to control the sources Without bothering to disguise and dissemination of news or give even thp color of legal- , Itv to its blatant moves to si-llenee the voire of the free press, the Argentine Government rides roughshod over the protests of the workers as well a the rights of thp publisher of L Prensa obviously it doesnt Actually, the opposition a completely representa of the stake in SUCH a tour should equip teachers to give teachers counsel and guidance based on actual needs and oqpor-communit v It seems odd that those persons including manv doctors who are the first to admit the influence of the hodv on the mmd, are so reluitnnt to adit should help the manufac- nut the influence of the mmd turers to a fuller comprehen- on ,llP bodv Vet, there is still , , , considerable resistance to the Mon of the training and char- ,npa pf pcN chosfmatlc lllnrss acter of the teaching profes- A toothache affects jour dis-sion, as well as affording hint position and frame of the opportunity of showing llors, our en,ire Qod- ln ft seems reasonable, there- opportunity the teachers the risks, costs and achievements of his particular enterprise. The occasion will be known as 'Businrss-Educa-is such a good in the wav of useful service to the community that it is a wonder someone hadn't thought of it before. needs in those lines are soon supplied Possiblv a few' more may be used for postage stamps, pt the weight in your pocket is reduced but little. IN FCT it looks as though in order to make any worth- . . . , . while progress jou will have I NOlCl lO rOrsyfhia to devotp the maior part of Forsvthia, dearest girl, is vain vour time and rapita to stock- KPPn tn show her jellow bro-ing up with newspapers and cade magazines, getting shoeshines calls at and making telephone . ... . pav stations grain. But you must he careful to Eors.vthia, dearest girl, is vain know when to stop Otherwise The first in spring to greet the you mav suddenly discover ram, that, when vou need it, you This flower well precedes the have run out of change, have to blade tender a note and go through Forsythla; dParest Kirl ls vain 'Keen to show hec yellow brocade. Try And Stop Me Many peoples tombstones should read Died at 30 Buried at 60 Nicholas Murray Butler Employer wages for a perience ' Applicant Well, its so much harder work when you don't know anything about it A woman is an awful 4hing nor slavery, yet they are tgnor-She will not pet without a ant, filthy wanderers today ring 'Israel was refined as by fire, To some he-man she loves to her oppressors sunk into ob-cling scurity and poverty The Lord Until his sense and cash take heard our voipe, and looked on wing, our affliction, and our labour, Then just watch her crown and our oppression Deut. 26 her king. I 7. By I care a hoot for domestic opinion1 would not proceed openly to stifle criticism. FIRHAPS President Peron. ran direct ouhlic opinion in Argentina II" can make Gov -ernme-n - sponsored labour 'ilnns rP'imnd the oxnronrla- inn of T a Pm nsa In order (hit it mav become an "organ of service to the country." Strictly Personal Backaches And Mental Attitudes By Sydney J. Harris Inins with an acute backache for the hid ft w riavs with two skilhd hectors unable to diagnose it- ( a iso me of the stor al'o jt t tie tune Sir William Osh r w a making a tour of the J nnclon Hospital Fuch bed hid a (hu1 at the foot marking Hu ail nent ami the ticatnierP h it ecru ome in a while O hr ian aimss a bed lahelhd simple His i linns t w as p i ( fmallv he tin ned to esioit and asked that abbreviation The cioit flu and then ie then Know s' W hetner or tine it is ti rir f re our than cninp' the slorv is c that simplicilv know ledge mote ones If von have a com it tiMs three or four dav s to d sappi ar regardless of tiea'mrnt Hut, hv going out w 1 1 hoi t a t oat ' on can turn it into pneumonia winch the dm lot s c an 12 horns. Rare riw'.isi c and difficult operations arc less of a hurdle to medial s.enif than a com-mon backache have bf en w i in the lower hick and no two of 'hem fullv agree The cause is open a' obscure as the remeriv 1' uncertain t I H I I I 1 I V I I I V. II knmk out in Psychosomatic Illness mind over the cision 2 Canada will regard as a war criminal that government which first uses the atomic weapon against any country. We are proud that this peti lion, which originated in Can-state oi mind If anxiety gives ada was cirrulatpd In At Tj rountries in the world, gaining led lore, that a depressed would have a reciprocal on the body. 'I here may be nothing wrong' with mv back but an anxious us a headache, why not a backache, or both ache, or any kind of ache? Lightv percent of tlie people who chronically feel rundown are suffering from I no more than emotional depres-i sion. the I may have a cold in back, or a virus, or a muscular strain but I also might be worried about something buried deep m my unconscious. If n.ore doctors were trained to take this possibility into con- our She cannt wait for plum or Fmory C. Pharr Incidental Intelligence Next time you look round for , , , , . ... a helping hand, remember that there is always one at the end , .. ,, , , of your arm. Harold Keeble. Bible Thought The Bedouin neighbors of Israel suffered no captivity New York Times Copyright He can accuse the publisher, THE OUT I R DANGERS that threaten the American states impel ns tn seek to be on good terms with our great neighbor to the south, yot this intorrst is not powerful enough to blind us to the danger within Argrntina. The fact, is, of course, that , , developing she needs our goodwill as pouch as or more than we need hers And about the hr't way to curdle it is hv flouting the,00 frppnom. and principals around The protest Is not the free world Is rally- desire to in'orfere In ideas which mg. LA FRLNSA HAS LONG been one of thp glories of the Argentine While it fin irished I unrestricted It was a proof that TO THE EDITOR' Seeks B.C. Correspondent I am a voting Fnglishman, aged 22, a drill operator in a small faclorj. 1 hope one dav to become a freelance jour-i nalist, but am mainlv interested m the wav of life and customs of the various peoples of the world. I would like a correspondent in British Columbia, preferablv a journalist or school teacher (male, between 20 30 years of reminded age) I would prefer someone wiih a good knowledge of B C. from the Coast to the Rockies Also with a progressive humanitarian outlook on life. I am not particular what his social status is, nor h's religion, piovided he is not a Catholic His political views should include a belief in world unity I am onlv an average working class person, and I believe lliat one should take a great mtcicst in the geography of the various coutnries, and in the customs wav of life, and opin inns of tile various peoples. If moic people did that, it would help lb keep the peace throughout the world Irnest R. Kemp, 17 Stone Road, Toftwond Dereham, Norfolk, Fngland. That Peace Appeal The Canadian Press report on tlie national peace deputation to Ottawa last month wa' W hole books based on a false report by an rn -about pain Ottawa reporter, so I ask you to publish the following brief summatv of the presentation to the government so that your readers might be accurately in formed (1) The Petition for react was presented to the government as endorsed hv half a mil lion Canadian electors It asks the government to make the following declaration 1 Canada stands for the tin conditional banning bv all countries of tlie atomic weapon as an instrument of aggression and mass extermination of people, with strict international control fulfilment of this de- the endorsatmn of 450 million men and women. (2) The government was asked to make the nine-point appeal to the United Nations the foundation of its foreign policy. This appeal, formulated on behalf of most of mankind bv 2065 delegates at the Second World Peace Congress, sets forth proposals for peace in Korea; demilitarization instead of rearmament of Germanv and Japan- outlawing of war propaganda. universal, eontrolled and step bv-step disarmament, restoration of normal trading cultural relations (3) In accord with the feeling of the majority of Canadians, and the action long ago taken by the United Kingdom, the government was asked to recognize China as a step to peace (4) A request was presented for an amendment to the Crimi- , , ,, nal Code outlawing war propa- ganda, and for a public inquiry irto suppression of information tending to strengthen peaceful relations with other peoples I (5) The government was asked to advertise, in all Can-1 adlan newspapers, the full text of the United Nations Charter a's0 expressed the hope that the government, at the tfne of thp NatIonal Assembly iTo Save Peace, to he held in Toronto April 7-8, would make 'such a statement as would bring great encouragement to that overwhelming majority of Canadians which sees thp winning of peace as oyr main national problem James G Fndicott, Chairman, Canadian Peace Congress 49 Walker Ave, Toronto. I the country it spoke 'free and progressive Senor Peron sacrifices a great THE SECOND the outcry about REASON for I.a Frensa is the instinctive feeling that anv assault on the tree press, par- tieularly where it has hereto- fore been respected, limits Die free speech every - area of whrrp their people to disaster. An attack on one Is an attack on all, savs the Inter-Amcriean part on whirh hemispheric security is based, and it is hardly loss true that an 'attack on freedom of one from anv people is an attack on the froe-thr inter- dnm nf all nal affairs of Argentina hut tie-1 CYrtninlv the Argentine Gov-oatiso it is the business of the rrnment's attack on I,a Prensa free world to maintain indo- j, hurting its own reputation pondent organs of Information more than It could ever be We of the Americas, esper- harmed by that newspaper's in- It Is not regarded as a local incdpnt because people tn free countries arp peculiarly sensitive just now to .icroarhments , ialiy, cannot bear to see Iron, dependent reporting. Tenting Tonight Near Boom In Alaska Brings Bigger Nuggets In Tips By Eugene Griffin Special to The News Herald ANCHORAGE. Alaska. Grocery clerks start at a wage of $105 a week, plus overtime, in Anchorage. Common laborers can expect to make $192 50 a week this summer. Taxicab drivers have a poor month when thev take in less than $1 000 Restaurant waitresses expect to find dollar bills and 50 cent pieces under the saucers of their coffee and sandwich customers M XK IS BOOMING as it river did in the gold rush davs Tie easv money now comes from defense pav rolls There s . ill gold to be panned in the i reeks and beaches, but few people have the tune to took for it lips are more certain than nuggets Defense is Alaska's biggest industry, and is at a record peak The traditional props of Alaskan rconomv fish, furs and minerals are dwarfed by tlie costs of building and oivorat-mg big army, navv and air force bases Defense cnnsfruc- tion this year will cost more on the territory Vital construc-than $2(19 million This does not (mn at Fort Rieharrison and include payrolls for garrisons Fimendorf air force base was and civilian base staffs, or nor- delayed bv a strike bv plumh-mal operating and maintenance Pj-S and carpenters during the co:ts short building season last sum- mer The strike set back tlie ALASKA'S POPUL 1 ION,1 defense program bv one year whirh thrives on the defense Housing was not completed for gold is only 130,000. winch could almost fit into Soldiers' FlPd )n Chicago The ready money and shortage of workers mean high wages Soldiers with money in their pockets add to' the inflation. Alaska's almost MARCH LYRIC Where icicles twinkled just week before last Crisp buds on our maples are blowing, The grass, dead so long, is now turning green fast And soon will be ready for mowing Forsvthia burgeons, and daffodils make The crocus buds pale with their glowung, Yet anv March morning we still may awake To find that again it is snowing. Salibclle Royster for was'Curtjjins descending ln Western Hemisphere. With all its divisions, equalities and pettv tyrannies we still think of the New World as a vast settlement of young peoples, united in the search for if not yet in the realization of a democratic society. the In - AS A MIMBIR of this New World community we care what happens to La Prensa. We rare what happens to Argentina. It is a loss and a danger to us all when the leading state of the South American Con- tinent lowers the standard of liberty and turns back toward the dark and fatal road on 1 which Hitler and Mussolini led the Old Camp Ground complete dependence upon the United States for evervthing it consumes is a primary cause of high prices Milk is 40 cents a quart in Anchorage, and bread is 40 to 50 cents a loaf Alaskan eggs are $1 35 a dozen The few farms in Alaska cannot produce nearly enough meat, milk or eggs, or cannot grow enough grain or other feed for the chickens and cattle UNIONS HWF a death grip troops, who had to be sent hark to the United States because there were no quarters for them in Alaska General contrarlors met the terms of the AF'U bmldingand formerly of Tama, la , construction unions in an agreement signed this winter, a few davs before the national wage freeze The new scales are expected to keep the workers on thp job this summer. COMMON LABOR will get $2 77 an hour, whirh with over- time will amount to $192 50 for the usual 60-hour wmek in the Alaskan summer Thp men will live in construction camps at moderate prices Mechanics will get $3 27 an hour, truck drivers $3 07, and plumbers $1 50. All wage and salar.v levels arp higher in Alaska than in the United States Even school erage salary in Anchorage is teachers can get rich Their av-$4 .500, compared with 43 600 on the Pacific coast, Alaskan "UP I 1 A ,1 SJ lm M - teachers also earn good money bv working during sinnm'er vacations. POIiriMFN MAKE $100 a wrrk, stf nographrrs who an srir, and keep recojrls have no trouble earning $350 a month,1 and bartenders pick up $25 a shift Chet Miller, son of Mr and Mrs H A Miller of Hammond, Ind , took his discharge from the army in 1946, and is now in a grocery store at $2 75 an hour plus overtime. "I like it, he said "The clerks here make more than a friend of mine who is managing a store back nome. Ronald Copstead of SeatMe turned down $125 a week plus 10 per rent commissions to manage a Seattle store to come to Anchorage and manage a butcher shop He pavs $185 a month for a four room, 14 by 18 foot house, but is making money Butchers in his shop average $600 a month. HAIRCUTS are $2, permanent waves $20, and breakfast at the corner coffee counter is $1 65, hut prices generally do not seem as out of proportion with United States levels as the wages "I dont think our prices are high, Mrs Dorothy Bruner, told this reporter in a grocery store Some prices in the store were Eggs (Alaskan), $1 30, eggs flown from Portland, Ore . 99c butter, 90c; milk, 40c; coffer, $1 05; lettuce, 31c a pound: box, of four greenhouse tomatoes I 69c frozen porterhouse steak I $1 35 a pound, hamburger, 80c and frankfurters, 83 cents a pound. j' You arp the same as yPstPrday i Flt yet. Your eves remind church to let; Stone shattered windows, silent hells, decav Altars from which God's angels flew awav. Rosa Zagnonl Marinoni A' TREE" i Bn I II, tali ' r. "annuli 'wo JUi Wc Utf tte I fl: ti , te , 41 I 4 i UT N.Y. QUOTA' Viipt'i "1 Ut v UK W Hi Montreal Ek' 1C Monfrco 1 npp'l 8 tlf X Investment (U.PpM.rf K W"''"' r n-vet t Villn ti A TnN ' 1 T rn ' nl imM Amcricoj1 Mnv 1 T iirv.M mm t'1 f mu ' tt Ot I 1 P i" r m I rnnnt',:1 I In If f x fniptr i r ii r 1 $2 Si) '4

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