The Kingston Whig-Standard from Kingston, Ontario, Canada on July 10, 1953 · 14
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The Kingston Whig-Standard from Kingston, Ontario, Canada · 14

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PAGE FOURTEEN THE KINGSTON WHIG-STANDARD — FRIDAY JULY 10 1953 St Lawrence River Power Plan Gets Strong Backing of FPC WASHINGTON (AP)— ' The Fed-aril Power Commission bas unanimously a proved New York’s application to Join with Canada in construction of the St Lawrence River power project it was learned authoritatively Thursday night The power project in the International Rapids section of the river la held to be a necessary prelim- Five Firms Get Power Rights From Congress WASHINGTON IAP)— The House of Representatives voted c whelm lngly Thursday night to give five big New York private utiUties authority to build new power plants at Niagara FaUs NY The bill passed by roU caU vote of 262 to 120 now goes to the Senate A motion to send the bill back to committee lost on a roll call vote of-254 to 130 Also defeated was an amendment by Representative Frank Becker (Rep NY) which proposed that New York state be given the right to build the estimated 6400000000 project The amendment was rejected 136 to 17 by a standing vote The measure If approved by the Senate and signed by President Eisenhower win give the five big utilities authority to apply to the power commission (or a licence to construct the new power facilities The development engineers estimate will vritually triple the present generating capacity at the rails The bill to give the private utilities authority to construct the new facilities was opposed by New York Governor Thomas E Dewey Dewey would like his state's power authority to do the work Development of the new power facilities Is made possible under a 1950 US-Canadian treaty permitting increased diversions of Niagara river water Whert people move to new hornet they generally take It for granted that It is the post office's responsibility to look after forwarding their mall The port office does undertake to forward mall to the new address for a limited period despite the fact that the re-addressing of the mail has to be done by a very busy individual postman with a hard and fast routine facing him every day as well as a long walk and usually1 a heavy load " When that period is up the new occupant of the former home isj expected to go to Jhe trouble of ' readdressing the mail But it Is unquestionably the duty and responsibility of the citisen who moves to a new address to notify the change of address as widely as possible The cheapest and easiest way to do thia is to have a sufficiency of envelope-sized cards printed carrying the change i of address to be mailed out to as many friends and businesses as can be recalled and thereafter to! be sent to all those from whom re- I addressed mails comes A hundred ! such eards can be got for under j $5 a small price to pay for the convenience of your postman and the new occupant of the former address After a while nothing! still dribbles in but circulars sent by people who buy those ready-j made lists of names and addresses! And it is a simple matter to ar-i range to have these dropped in' the waste basket by the new occupant for they will come for years Some of these commercial milling lists ire outdated many years The re-addressing of summer mail ia another headache to the postman Each man has to attend to the re-addreasihg on hia own walk and in some neighborhoods where a large number of the ml-' dents are away all summer this' involves a great deal pf clerical work each morning For around one dollar the resident can buy a rubber stamp together with ink pad bearing the inscription! "forward to " and then the summer address The postman given (his stamp at the beginning of the -eaon ties a name tag on It end keeps it at hia pigeon hole at the post office and in a matter of seconds instead of minutes has Hie mail re-addressed It la the sort of small convenience that means not only leas extraneous work tor the postman but far more efficient delivery of the mail Some postmen don't write very legibly VKCOXQUERED PEAK KARACHI (CPI— The National Mountaineering Club of Pekletan encouraged by the conquest e 1 Everest will attempt to leech the peek of Trichmir In 1955 The mountain not yet conquered la 24700 foet high A species of freshwater shrimp fa southern Florida grows to a beg to ef two feet inary to the proposed St Lawrence seaway A wholly reliable source told a reporter that the commission acted Thursday on the application which hai been before the EPC since 1948 Under the proposal New York’s power authority would join with the Ontario Hydro-Electric Power Commission in constructing the project If a pending court action seeks to halt the commission’s action is unsuccessful construction of the project would get started promptly Completion of the power project would give Canada an opportunity to build the long-proposed St Lawrence seaway by itself on its own side of the river if the US persists in refusal to participate in the 27-foot-deep waterway At Ottawa Transport Minister Chevrier was unavailable few comment However Mr Chevrier aaid in an election campaign speech at Morrisburg Tuesday that the New York State Power Authority will be licensed in about 10 days to co-operate on the power phase of the seaway and power project BC Growers Seek Share UK Market LONDON (Reuters) — Fruit growers of the British Commonwealth feel they are being unfairly shut out of the British fruit market They want to get back in again At the Empire fruit producers conference held here June 9-19 delegates unanimously demanded that British end Commonwealth governments end pollciee which amount to subsidizing of fruit exports by foreign countries The majority also resolved that In view of the heavy increase in Commonwealth fruit production an import tariff system similar to that in effect before the war should be levied in the United Kingdom on foreign fruit Britain's fruit consumption has Increased since the 1930s But as home production has increased Imports have dropped Currency exchange difficulties particularly dollar shortages have been mainly responsible A K Lloyd of British Columbia chief Canadian delegate to the conference claimed that the Commonwealth fruit Industry was "confined to the status of the poor relation" "Manv of those areas which are MODERN 3-PC BEDROOM SUITE FOR ONLY DOUILI DRESSER MIRROETCKSY Iff sED Wwto every Roller af lit original price end featuring all the guality detaHs Mch a price hi guarantee! Delightfully itylcd and finiihed la Mend eah Ivery detail puthet Km value ef toll telle up ep UN Watch fe Mfular THREE DAY SPECIALS end map yaurtalf plenty ef Mviapt an suatfty furniture end heme m mattoinp placet available FOR 39 MONTREAL ST FOUR-YEAR-OLD SHEILA WHITEHEAD’S heart is too big for her body Her mother Mrs Hazel Whitehead explains that this is a congenital condition which reuqires the little girl to use an oxygen mask at least once s day Doctors say that unless the condition can be corrected eurglcally the little girl may not live to celebrate her fifth birthday FATAL COLLISION PALMERSTONE (CP) — Ernest Lepplngton 60-year-old Palmer-stone man died in hospital here Thursday night of injuries suffered six hours earlier in a head-on car crash three miles east of here Mr Leppington's son Edward 32 of RR 2 Palmers lone suffered concussion and lacerations and Edward’s son Hariy 8 suffered lac-eratiohs They were reported in fair condition now denied access to the United Kingdom markets were recom-fnended to plant fruit trees specifically for that market "You do not plant for tomorrow but for 20 years ahead" he said “The market now Is being denied to u” Martin Dykes representative of the South African deciduous fruit lhterests who served as chairman of the conference said: 'We believe all things being equal that the United Kingdom market ihould give first preference to the available supplies of home and empire produce" -In return he laid it was the Commonwealth producers' duty to “provide the consumer with a product which will stand foursquare against the winds of all fair competition" t Delegates represented Britain Canada Australia New Zealand the Union of South Africa the British West Indies and On Lags Complete SEE PAGE 9 BRIDE OF THE WEEK RESULTS AND NEW QUESTION Grand-daddy Cat Dies in London LONDON Ont (CP)— "Scooter" the famous old grand-daddy of all cats died Wednesday at the home of his mistress Mrs William Mallough Scooter a 40-pound Persiaqi was 36 years old Mrs C Fessended president of the Canadian National Cat Club said 16 was the highest age he had coma across among how cats If as claimed among cat lovers a cat’s life is equal to even in e human’s then Scooter was 252 years old MEETS REQUIREMENTS OSLO (CP)— A large exhibition1! demonstrating advantages of auto-1 matlc devices in Industry was heM here recently Called "automat'1 lea" the show featured all kinds'! of automatic production controls! safety devices and business mach-! ines FERTILIZER 'RETURN' - INCREASES DES MOINES — Each dollar's worth of plant fertilizer brought I an average return of $2 In extra (farm crops in 1940 By 1952 the Continental Innerspring Mattress and Box Spring $! Hara’a a value-packed banua plum fur inert aheppen Da-Luca iatteropriag mettreu aud matching has cpHeg Multiple carle firmly padded nan-tagging harden and all the ather eenetractiea dataile yea taped In hatter mattraaiaa New la the time ta act! MATTRESS ONLY 44S0 DIAL 2-2818 Brewers' and Utilities Unions May Abandon GO for AFL By ROBERT BEDOUS (New Yrk Hvrald Tribune Niwi Service) NEW YORK — Two unions with e total membership of more than 150000 are reported to be in secret negotiations lor the purpose of quitting the CIO end joining the AFL One was toe 65 000-member International Union of Brewery Workers whose executive board met recently ia Cincinnati with Dave Beck president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters AFL to confer on becoming part of the Teamsters' Brewery Division it was reported The iaEVt PHONE until II DIAL PHONE AND MAIL ORDERS ACCEPTED IBT has more than 1000000 mem' bers The other was toe Utility Workers Union of America with 78 500 whose officers were in contact in Washington with officials of the AFL's International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers which has 500000 members If the negotiations are successful the desertions would mark the first crack in toe 35-unioc 4000000-member CIO whose ultimate disolution has been repeatedly predicted end denied since Walter P Reuther succeeded the late Philip Murray as CIO It OK Wgt TONIGHT o'clock 7028 president last December Reports of toe Brewery and Utility Workers’ meetings caused concern among top CIO officials although Mr Reuther said in Milwaukee that he understood that the Brewery-Teamsters meeting was to work out a no-raiding party Another CIO affiliate toe United Packinghouse Works with 130000 members has made no secret of its discussions with the AFL’s Amalgamated Meat Cutter and Butcher Workmen of North America with about toe meat membership Union sources admitted that even if unsuccessful back-door meetings to entice CIO unions into the AFL oould cause distrust Jeopardizing the new AFL-CJO no-raiding agreement and the hope of the two to amalgamate from the top down There was no comment from of ficials of the Brewery Workers Utility Teamsters or Electrical Workers Unions Officials of the Packinghouse Workers said meetings have been conducted with the AFL's Mestcutteiw with e view to amalgamation But the’Meat-cu tiers said that knotty problems particularly concerning the integration of toe two unions' constitutions have slowed down the talk The two unions are now working on the possibility of conducting joint contract negotiations with the meat-packing industry It is known that the Utility Workers Union has not been satisfied for some time with its CIO affiliation The Brewery Workers whore top officers might find it difficult to convince some of their local union leaders to switch to the AFT have had internal difficulties for years

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