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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta SUNNY FORECAST HIGH TUESDAY NEAR 40, VOL. LXV No. IRA RALLIES Sean MacSliofain, left in top pholo, hood of Hie Irish Republican Army Provisional wing, reviews Easier parade hi Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Sunday. MacStia- fain look note of pleas from Catholic women fop an end to violence but said the terrorist campaign will continue until the British ormy oul of Ulster. BoMom photo, a female member of ihs IRA holds a flag with her mother during a parade in Belfast at Milltown cemetery. {AP Wirepholo) Easier Sunday ana s 'Not forgotten L15THBR1DGE, ALBERTA, MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1972 PKICE NOT OVF.R 10 CENTS TWO SECTIONS -24 PAGES Women protest IRA campaign BELFAST (AP) Roman Catholic women in a Belfast IRA stronghold said thev demonstrate today against Northern Ireland terrorist viol- ence in defiance of guerrilla chieftains who have ordered ttie campaign must go on. The women, whose call for a truce was rejected Sunday by Sean MacSliofaiit. Provisional Irish Republican Army leader, said they protest in lhe An- tlerstown area at the continua- tion of the tomb-and-bullet viol- ence and the shooting nf Martha Crawford. Mrs. Crawford, a 39-year-old Catholic mother of 10 children, was killed in crossfire during a street shoot-out between British troops and 1HA gunmen in An- dcrstown last week. Dublin based MacStiofain slipped into Ixrarionderry Sun- day to appeal to C a t hoi ic women to continue backing the IRA's campaign to unite the North and the Irish republic. The women's truce call anct the demonstration were seen as mounting evidence that Catholic opinion is solidifying behind a desire to give Britain's peace initiative in Ulster a chance of yielding results. Dy UEUTER Kastor Snnrlny uns a day of joy in Communist, East Berlin, a day nf pence and hope in the Vatican, defiance in Northern Ireland and all-out warfare in South Vietnam. Thousands of Christian pilgrims attended a pontif- ical high mass at the traditional site of Christ's Resur- rection in Jerusalem, bringing Easter celebrations iti the Holy Land to their religious climax. The pilgrims and tourists thronged the narrow, cob- blesfoned alleys of the old walled city in brilliant spring sunshine n.s Msgr. Giacomo Giuseppe Beltrili, Latin patriarch o[ Jerusalem and highest-ranking Roman Catholic prelate in the Holy Lajid, made his way in solemn procession to the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre. The patriarch greeted diplomatic representatives and Israeli government officials on the steps of the church before entering to conduct the pontifical high nmss. He was joined by the dignitaries in the holy procession wilhiri the church. Tlir Mini followed Msgr Beltnti and his Ir.-iui .T> Ihry w-ilkc'l b-irk to (he Latin pBlriarchatfl after fhr f'nul r.rni to "Ilir. rhurrh of silence" In an of pence to mankind delivered lo KW.CWI pilgrims from a Vatican balcony. UKOKS SUPPORT MacStiofain said in London- deny: "I hope to God that the nationally-minded women of the North will stand bohmd their menfolk, behind the men behind the wire and the prison wall- am! the men who are carrying on the fight." Within hours, a Iwmb blast that injured six children and four adults A Magherafclt, near Ixmuonderry. e c h o e d Mac- Stiofain's "fight on" The explosion, outside a post office, did not cause any serious casualties. W i 11 i a in Cardinal Conway, Catholic Primate of all Ireland, also threw the full weight oi his church's considerable influence against the IRA Sunday for the first time ill the last three years of the North's bloodletting. He said a majority of Catho- lics support Britain's takeover lo direct rule of Ulster and want an immediate end to the viol- ence. Twenty-one parades were staged by Catholics Sunday and there was virtually no trouble. Security forces made no at- tempt to intervene despite the government's ban on organized marches. faces Turkey ANKARA (AP) President Cavdet Sunay has asked Tur- key's political parties to sus- pend all political activity and agree to government rule by de- cree. A weekend note lianrlrd fo all party leaders warned that "the disease of politics has not heen despite the passage of one year sinoe armed forces leaders in March IS'l forced the Smallpox search narrows HANNOVER, West Germany (Tieuter) Health authorities and police narrowed tlieir coun- try-wide search today io find three persons suspected of hav- ing been exposed to a smallpox victim here. They were looking for a man believed to have travelled to East Germany on Easier Sun- day and two other West Ger- mans. With the help of radio and television broadcasts, police located Sunday an Italian la- borer in Karlsruhe and two West Germans, All were brought to quaran- tine centres in and near Han- nover. No new cases were reported today and fjft? people were under quarantine here. Heavy police guard was being maintained around (he seven quarantine centres since Sunday after a Yugoslav escapeci ear- lier in the weekend. He was located and returned lo the quarantined hos- tel, Dies of 135 ACCRA, (ihfiiin (Kpiilrvi Abayaa Mansownh, believed lo In1 the oldest woman in western Ghana, died on (he weekend at Agona Swedru at the age of Mrs. Mansowah was survived by 12 children and 08 grand and great grandchildren. government to resign or face takeover, "Continuation of this state of affairs is endangering the demo- cratic regime and the country's integrity and prolongs an at- mosphere favorable to anarchy and it said. Sunay's request for new gov- ernment powers followed the kidnapping and murder last veok of NATO British and a Can- terrorists who were later killed by troops in a moun- tain village. The note In effect revived threats of military rule. The 1B71 government changes also followed a kidnapping of four U.S. airmen who were freed un- hurt. Since then, Turkey's four armed forces leaders have en- joy ed a virtual veto over the government through the Na- tional Security Council. Sunay's noie said the end io civil unrest and tlie reforms de- m a n d e d in 1971 were not achieved while politicians have continued to engage in "had habits, behavior and obstruc- tionism." He said the security council, of which he is chairman, had decided unanimously that the resignation of Premier Nihat Erim, who was installed in 1971, would solve nothing. TVifl nolit'ca! narlies did not react immediately to the presi- dent's proposals. 1 these1 restricted and oppressed churches know, if e-ver Mir crhn of our words this Easter readies Hirru, that thry HIT not (he Roman CaUi- olio ponliff f.nid. Thr Popr, v. hor cleariy infended mainly for Christians in Communist countries, greet- ed the vast crowd Handing in the spring sunshine of Si. Peter's Square in 17 ianguagos at the end of his main Easter Day mass. He jn'oclnimcd Ihe happiness of Easter lo all, and hopes of pence to areas where hatred, bloodshed and destruction reign. In Hrrlin, row permitting visits of Germans' from the western nf Ihe city for Die first time, in six years, Ihe P-th-century Maricnkirchc was throng- ed and an official rrporlrrl (bat. 2H per rent of Ihe collection was in Weft, German marks. The Kast German government is permitting West Berlinrrs to spend three days in East Berlin or East Germany at Enster and this year and traffic was brisk Sunday the nine border control points around West Berlin. Joyful reunions occurred as Bcrlincrs em- braced relatives they had not seen (or six Bootleggers held in India at lev poisoning deaths S A Hi ON (AP) U.S. fightcr-bonilicrs and destroyers pounded column of 50 North Vietnume.-c tanks today as the Communists pushed more heavy across the demilitar- ized zone in support of their of- fensive in .Snuih Vietnam 's northernmost province. The invading N'orth Vietnam- ese pushed 10 miles below the over UK- weekend, driving the South Vietnamese from two more bases shooting down three U.S. helicopters and a small spotter plane. Eight U.S. helicopter crewmen were mis- ing and believeci dead. Other Communist forces at- tacked Fire Kase Anne, eight miles of Quang Tri City, overran an artillery base on (he Cambodian border, Fire Base Pace, and kept up artillery at- tacks in the central highlands. Official field reports said Communist tanks accompanied by infantrymen sighted at road junction a mile and a half north of Donp Ha, U.S. Navy destroyers offshore and w a r p 1 a n 0- F began attacking them, but results were not im- mediately known. The same reports said that self-propelled guns were served crossing the southern boarder of the DMZ. The North Vietnamese also were reported moving anti-air- craft missile launchers to tlie frontier to attack American and South Vietnamese planes below the DMZ. MARSHAL PWVKK Clearer weather was pre- dicted Tuesday or and the U.S.. marshalled its pov.-er for massive intt> the North. The biggest Communist push since the 1963 Tct offensive is now in its fifth day. The South Vietnamese have retrealed 10 miles back from the DMZ and abandoned a dozen bases. At least South Vietnamese, reinforcements were ordered to the northern front. Scores of North Vietnameso iariks were reported to have crossed the frontier, but their advance was blocked by 3 blown-onl. bridge at Dong lla, 10 mile-s below the DMZ, TICST YET TO COMIC At Washington U.S. defence officials say the South Vietna- mese army is doing "pretty well" against the new North Vietnamese offensive, hut thai the main test is yet to come. Military and civilian officials skirled any flat judgments on the basis of action so far. say- ing ''the situation is However, they disputed any .suggestion Him the Soulh Viet- namese withdrawal from a siring of fire-support bases and outposfs below the demilitar- ized zone amounts to a serinus setback, The officials said the oul posts were not Intended as a main line of resistance, The Saigon government. meanwhile1 imposed censorship today on all stnrioF in Vietna- mese newspapers ftbnut mili- tary action in Soulh Virtnanv ORDERED BACK TO BATTLE South Vietnamese military police order soldiers off o bus near Hong Ha as they were attempting to flee the fighting south of the demili- tarized zone. The Iroops wore ordered back into o new defensive line along the Done) Ha River. Wirephcto) in house blase STIM, MISSING Ar- gcniir.o's president Alejandro Liinussc announced late Sun- day Hint tlie kidnappers of O li e r d a n SnHustro, above, had been arrestrd, hut tlie Kalian rxoculivi> was still nrissinu. .More than 5.0011 nolito kept up the seart-h for llir car-old manager of rial's Argentine snlisiitinry. Hr was .MiiiTli in liy giirrrillns Pif ihf Trotskvifr TleYnhiHnunrv Army. By THE CANADIAN PUESS Four brothers who died when fire swept through their small home were among the 25 who killed in accidents on the Prairies during the Easter holi- day weekend. Police identified the four kill- ed in a house fire at High Prai- rie, as Henry Auger, 19, and his brothers Frank, 18 Steven, 16, and Fabian, 11. The cause of ttie fire in the house, 170 miles northwest of Edmonton, has not been determined. Alberta's other fire victim was 32-year-old Ronald Joseph Lehlanc of Edmonton who died in a house fire in Edmonton. FOUND DEAD Wanna Dixon, 54, was found dead of apparent, carbon mono- xide in a car near Long view, about 35 miles south of Cal- gary. Teresa Mae Bidesjnrden, 17, of Canmore was killed in a sin- plc-vcluclc accident on a dis- trict rond nine miles south of Canmore. Canmore is 51 miles of Calvary. .lulinn 30, of I he Blackfcot Indian reserve was killed when the car he was rid- ing in overturned on a curve near Cluny, 63 miles east of Calgary. A Irnffir arculen) took ths lives of three persons near about 110 miles northwest of Edmonton. Killed in the two-vehicle collision were George Hood of Edmon- ton and his five-year-old daugh- ter and eight-year-old son. Sev- en others were injured in the accident. In all, at least 65 Canadians riipfl accidentally during Ihe holidav weekend. Canada Safety Council had predicted that 45 persons v.ould die in highway acci- dents. The record for traf- fic deaths in Ihe 78 hour period from fi p.m. local times Thursday lo midnight Sunday night svas 63 recorded in 1970. There wc-rc- 27 deaths last year, a 10-year lovv. The 4! rlpaths on the hipb- wny.s (im'iiii; tlm v. priori r! and r." during the hroiiqht fhr lo'al finer Jan. i to PH7 rescue rom cave-peo MAMLA -Charles A. Lindbergh and Philippine1 scion- lusts stratified in the jungle with ;i colony of cave flwrlbrs rvaciintcd Sun flfiv by hrlimplrr, NRW DBLHI years ago wilh tlie first non-sfnp solo flight across the Atl.'intic, was smihn.q aflrf Ihe unoxprclcd In fhr were in no danger hul. stranded ;IIK! nilining low on food." Lindbergh said here Lifter tlie -IV nu-mbers or the expeclilirni V.CTO flown to their hrtsf camp in Uie soulhcrn Philippines. The U.S. Air was called in after the expedition's holicop- t er broke down, si ra nd i rig t ha -scientists in mountninous, damp Tasaday Forest about miles south of Manila. On March 2-i. tlio scirntisls fnnvd Tn.cnday ciiFy 21 in numbrr, at I heir caves feet up in the mountains, Tlie cxpedi'ion gatiioroc] datn on (he primitive cave dwellers and mapped their living ami working area lo protect it from future1 exploiters of Ihe Mir- rotinding forest. 1'rcpanng to break camp Saturday, the scien- ti5t5 found was out of commission, Food was running low and it would take ripht (o in days to hike down lo the base camp, some 50 miles Mnnurl Kli7alde -If Ihe year-old leader of tlie expedi- tion, radioed for nsislance. and i! came Sunday, in the form of a helicopter. Seen and heard About town CURr.EOX Dr. Tom MrK- K fiLicnosinf? his injiivics sftci1 a fall from a snowmobile, then reading his own x -ra ys 1 o discover hi s diagnosis was correct he broko his lit Sic fingor Hrvci-ly Miirmy Ipap- ing over jiuddk-s wilJi unusual vigor to tlie unwanted attention of a mad motorist Woman dies In freak accident KIMBEHLfcY. B.C. iCPi M ry 'onno r of Co Iga ry was fcillfd Saturday when Ihf ear in riding was Mntrk a mrulo ply wood blown off an mi cr.ming truck, Her husband v, ;js iiij-.irerl in freak ac-ckicnl, en fiiph- 17 miles norlM of liiis cas'.orn H-C. rrnlvc. in serious comlilion in hospital here, Three oilier hi Ihc Connor ear cscnpcd in- jury. Trade BONN fAP> Wrst (German envoys flow tn Moscow today could the- conclud- ing round of tin a Trade pad crowning Soviet reconciliation under Chancellor Brandt's Eastern policy, ;