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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 Till IETHBBIDGF HERAID WuJnosdny. April 3, 1972--------- Powell dies after long illness MH'll Adam ('toy- sermon on lips nml an ador- I Hut hc pot neither tlic S5S.OOO ton Powell.'Hie flamboyant for- ins Harlem al his feel, has died 1 in back nay nor restoration ol inc-r Vnilid comircssiniiLi after n Ions illness. He was M. Mho swrrit Ibrouph I'l-a'.iliful women cm hlo withi His death in hospital Tuesday arm. n nipht was attributed lo comph- ------i cations slcimning from an ear- lier prostate npcralion. The first black elected lo Con- tirf.vs from (he1 eastern U.S Powell also became the first in modern times excluded oy a vole of the House of lleprosenlatives. Me was turned out in for misusing funds and defying the courts. Powell was re-elected in ft HOSKNYn.-VNS, Wis. (API special election a month after deny Nine die in nursing home fire Nine t'Ulei-ly persons died Tucs- nijiht a fire broke nut a runil nui'Mns homo near here. Sheriff Gcorpo Wnmsh re- ported. The victims included sis men ami three women. snid the (ire appar- his colleagues voted to him a congressional scat How- ever, ho did not Iry lo reclaim his scat HKTUKNS K.VSll.Y Tn 1963, without making a sin- gle campaign appearance in Harlem. Powell was re-elected pntly bet-an in the kitchen of Ihc again, hy a 7 lf> 1 majority--the Fair Hills Nursing Home, a same margin by whicli Llie Su- tvo-L-lorey brick structure near I h i s northeastern vsiu community. Twehe nt the uisliimum's residents wore lioine when the fire struck. Two peisons were taken to hospital in Manitowoc, A hospi- tal spokesman said both were women, with one iii critical con- dition and the other listed as satisfactoiy. said It appeared all nine victims v, ere aspliyxiatccl, altliou'ih also were burned. A state fire marshal was called in tot ry to determine tho nf Mio firn Nude dancing court case set over CALGARY fCP) Au ap- peal by the crown against a de- cision to allow nude dancing was set over until Juno when the ease came up In the ap- pellate division of Alberta Su- preme Court. nip. postponement was pninl-j ed lo defence counsel A. Webs- ter MacDonald after he said I transcripts and materials from previous proceedings had not! been prepared by the crown. Kelly Johnson, 22, was con- victed last December of giving POU'liU- first bind; in Conyress prune court ruled the following June that Con cross had ex- ceeded its constitutional power in barring him, the seniorily Hint mndo him chairman of Ihe House educa- tion and labor committee. After his re-election in 1368, Congress volcd lo re-scat him, provided he pay n fine and forfeit seniority. Ho ac- cepted, bul attended only part- time. Following a hont with cancer in Powell announced lie rnn again. Bul he was de- feated in fl six-man Democratic primary. Before Congress kept him out, Powell was attacked for his ab- senteeism, his junketing, for bcin" delinquent in income taxes, for keeping his estranged wife on his payroll for without duties and for his [Trow- ing identification with (be Black Power movement At'Cl'SKIl WOMAN One of the more controversial situations in his life grew from a Xew York television show f on which lie called a Harlem widow, Esther James, a "bag collector of bribes 1 for police. The libel Judgment against Powell was bul cvcniu- allv he paid S4G.500. The grandson of a slave. Pow- ell was born Nov. 29, 1903 in New Haven, Conn., the son of a preacher who preceded him as spiritual leader of the membcr Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York. When Powell was flown from his Bahamian retrcnl, Darlcne Expose, a woman hc had intro- duced lo reporters as his viifc. During the final rtays ot his life, his third wife Yvette, from Mhom lie had been estranged since 1965, engaged Darlene in a court (IgM in Mismi over Pow- ell's body and estale. HR had been divorced hvlce before. Powell's will specified that his body be cremated, with Ihe ashes lo be scallercd over Hie island of South Bimini. Hudson Bay point target CANINE CONVERTIBLE Where to put a big dog our for a car ride can be a problem, but it's one (hot was licked by Leo Cloulier of Sarnia, Ont. The Sarnia police officer just stuffs hii big friendly German Sheperd. The into (he trunk. As for bead room rhal seemi to have been laken care of. (CP Wirepholo) faCCS life SCUtCHCC CAUiAimciM VTiien Air Cnnada Flit'lU Bl'J look olf from Calgary last. Nov. 12, nobody on board bad purchased a ticket l for Clrent Falls, Mont. II not on the Vancouver-to-Toronto Kchedule. Bnt. Great Falls IK ivhere all on except one of (lie 118 passengers got off the DC-3 jetliner. The exception o hijacker carrying a sawcd-off shotgun and dynamite. The drama began in the sky east of Calgary and ended eight hours later wilh the hijacker knocke-d unconscious as the Heart transplant at World championship chess match issue near solution AMSTERDAM (API -The major current chess whether and under what terms Hobby Fischer and Boris Spas- j sky will meet for Ihe world I have Ily THE CANADIAN 1'KKSS Ihirlson Bay Its key port of railway-connected Churchill, Mnn., became the target of d.e- bates in two legislatures Tues- day. The federal government was urged in a Saskatchewan resolu- tion to expand Churchill's ca- pacity and improve it as nn al- Urnnlive port to grain ship- ments through the Great Lakes or to the Pacific Coast. Snowslldcs In the Rockies this winter have angered Prairie egislators by blocking rail lines nd halting grain shipments to Vancouver. They have sug- csted developing other ways to each the coast. Premier Ed Schreyer of Man- :oba said ho has asked federal Transport Minister Don .Famie- on lo clarify the status of the program to supply arctic settle- ments through Churchill, 610 miles north of Winnipeg. There Tad been earlier suggestions .hat Montreal now might supply he North. The Saskatchewan resolution drew support from both sides of :he house. IT "In Western Canada when we have a good crop we have trou- ble delivering It lo the hungry people of the said Art Thlbault (NDP-Meirorl-Klnls- "The port of. Churchill is only 800 miles from Reglna and He urged Investigation o! t water shuttle service between Churchill and Halifax when rail lines are busy. This route would mean ft saving of five cents a bushel. Jolm Comer said eastern financial and politi- cal Inlcrcsls do not want to pro- mote the Churchill route be- cause the Kast exploits Western Canada as a colony. what's it doing? "The powers that be want plane approached Calgary for a landing. Paul Joseph Cini. 27, of Ca' gary, charged with seven o fences in the hijacking, four o them carrying maximum penal- ties of life imprisonment, ap- pears in Alherla Supreme Court Monday for a trial expected to last two or days. The plane was the second to he hijacked in Canada. There has since been a third In the first, a man was talked out of diverting to Cuba an Air Canada Viscount flying to To- ronto from Saint John, N.I3., in September. 1968. western grain to ll-icklc through the Great Lakes." Because there are no snows- lidos, trains could get to Churchill In less time than it takes to get to Vancouver or lo the Lakehead, he said, Foreign-service officers given, allowances hike OTTAWA (CP) The treas- ury Ixjard announced Tuesday Increases in special allowances for foreign-service officers posted nbroad with their chil- dren. In a broad revision of foreign service directives, junior diplo- mats with dependent children abroad Mill receive an annual premium of compared with at present. In a statement, the board added that "at certain less de- sirable locations the junior for- eign service officer would re- ceive an additional post differ- ential allowance of up lo compared uith provided at the present lime." The premium rates are Ihe result of a year-long study conducted by employer and em- ployee representatives from the federal public service, TOHONTO (CP) Mayor i The (bird Canadian bc-aii Robert Speck, 5G-y e a r -o 1 d Iransplanl survivor is John Par- mayor of neighboring Missis- kinson o( Montreal, who re- m Immoral pcrformanco and I sauga, died ID M. Michael's ceived his heart Nov. 3, 1968. was fined J30. However, she I Hospital early today a little i since the first heart trans won an appeal in Alberta Su-, more lnan "iree months aflci plant in m6 tilcre nave preme Court and the crown de-; receiving a heart transplant. cided to appeal the second find- ing. He returned to the hospital of Tuesday night The next sitting of the sp- slomach pains after going home pellate division begins June 5! Hls but a date for the appeal is to be scheduled next week. Bomb attempt on prince's life PIINOM PENH (Renter) Cambodian Prince Slsowatb So- vanuareth was in critical condi- tion in hospital today after a bomb attempt on his life. The 53-year-old prince lost both legs and one arm when his car was blown up by plaslic bomb Tuesday. Prince Sisowath was a mem- ber of the former national as- sembly under ousted head of! Elate Prince Norodom Sihanouk, Two Ciimlxxlian princes have already been killed in terrorist Incidents in the last few months. One of them, Prince Norodom Norinraclivong, was the hus- 107 such operations in the world. Twenty-eight patients survive. c HAD THREE ATTACKS that time he was sllll weak bul up and about and happy to be A SI. Michael's surgical team 1 home. headed by Dr. Clare Baker per- There were no details on the formed the thiee-hom- operation cause of death. i He hart been In The mayor received the heart j hospital much of the lime s nee of M-ycar-old Richard Wolniew- suffering bis llnrd heart attack icz la'st Dec. 20 after the boy. January, 1971. died from injuries when hit by a While In hospllal he was subway train. eleclcd by acclamation lo his Hc was Ihc first heart trans- I seconl1 term of In lhc plant patient of St. Michael's lo die. Two others, Charles Periin Johnston, who underwent sur- gery Nov. 17, and Rev. Ed- ward Madigan, who received n new heart ill April, 1070, still alive. months afterward most of bis civic duties were handled by Mississnuga Reeve C li a r 1 e s Murray. Cabinet minister to retire VANCOUVER fCP) Vet erans Affairs Minister Arthur announced his retirement Tuesday night after 2J years in polities. A Liberal party meeting chose Gordon Gibson Jr., as the man who will allempt to succeed Mr. Laing in the constituency of Vancouver Soulh. Mr. Laing, 67, announced his Intention to retire some time ngo, but this marked his official retirement announcement. Hc said thai a responsible pol- itician has the duly to look alter The Wolniewicz boy was a few are days nway from his 15th birth- day. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Wolniewicz, who had been planning a birthday party, Alhorl'l nimif'f'P permission for his heart, Ul kirlneys eye [0 be dies aI 100 band of Prince Sihanouk monton, one of Alberta's oldest daughter Bopha Devi. donated lo others. "I thought, if he can help someone else, let It be God's EDMONTON (CP) Funcr- said Mr. Wolniewicz. al services will be held Thurs-1 ne was (hc i7Ln heart trans- day for Archie of Ed- in Canada. The LARGEST ASSORTMENT of imported styles in LETHBRIDGE citizens. Hc died Monday at the age of 100. Mr. Welch was born in Iowa and came lo the PMnionlon area m lo fai ill. Me re- turned to the United States by c o v c r e f! wagon, hut moved bafk lo Alhella five yrars lain He is snrviud by fmir Mms, [laughlers, 12 grandnhil- ,'drcu ond 31 "rcat.-gramlc.hil- llrtrcn. Oidmau river r quality moved a step toward solution Tuesday. The International Che: eralion said it received a lelc- p.ram from the U.S. federation' spying the American challenger will meet the Soviet litleholdcr "at the negotiated time and place." Llul Fischer's demands for a share of the profits in addition to the agreed prize money re- main an issue and live ers In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, one of the two slle.s for the match, insist on further guaran- tees. Fischer's demands prompted FIDE lo announce last Friday thai lack of a U.S. federation guarantee by Tuesday would be couslrued as a refusal by Fis- cher lo play the match. The in- ternational organization's presi- dent, Dr. Max Euwe, said the American challenger could be disqualified. MEETING PLANNED FIDE'a secretariat said Tues- day that a representative or the American Federalion would meet with the International group to confirm the agree- ments. Further complications arose last Friday when organizers in Eelgrade withdrew from the ini- tial agreements, The 24-game match is lo begin June 22 in Belgrade and finish in Reykja- vik, Iceland. FIDE said Tuesday Belgrade Is slicking by its decision, insist- ing that FIDE guarantee the match. The Belgrade organizers also Charles Lavern Bcasley, 23, of Texas was sentenced to six Fed- >'cars in Prison aflcr Wenther find road report SUNRISE THURSDAY SUNSET 7; 10 II 1, I'l (Stockholm......39 Tokyo............Ea lo kidnapping, assault and public mischief. In the third, a man look over an Air Canada as it was landinn in Toronto last Dec. 21i, allowed Lhc passengers to leave, then forced the crew to fly to Cuba. SEEKS EXTHAnlTION The federal government has .sked for extradition of Patrick Dolan Critton, 2-1, of New York under n W-yoar-old treaty, but there has been no formal re- sponse from Cuba. The Nov. 12 episode began to unfold when a masked mnn emerged from a washroom oil the plane with relied shotgun. double-har He placed 10 sticks of dynamite on a table in the first-class compartment and indicated hc had 60 more sticks under the scat, A nole was sent to Hie captain ordering the plane lo Great Falls, SI. 5 million was to be supplied, then to Regina where passengers would be cl- lowed to leave, and finally to Ireland. Tho aircraft landed in Great Falls, where S50.000 was turner! over. It took off for Rcgina but turned back lo Great Falls where 1 17 passengers and three stewardesses were allowed lu i said the telegram received Tuesday does not amount lo a guarantee from the U.S. fcdera- Uon "thai Fischer will under all stipulations Pincher Creek Medicine Hat Kdtminton Grande Prairie Janff Calgary Victoria Vincc Georga Regiua Winnipeg Toronto Oltawa Monlreal St. John's Halifax Cliarltittcfown Fredericton ChicnRo...... Miami Los Angeles Vegas Phoenix Honolulu Home....... Paris London Berlin........ Amsterdam Moscow 22 30 31) 47 41 47 43 M 40 Hi 23 K 23 21 4 3S 23 ...40 50 50 51 27 33 X an -n T6 sa 22 25 31 20 31 40 73 5S f.1 Bfi 70 52 4G 57 48 57 SO 4fi 48 37 32 .38 .70 .01 .18 FOrtrX'AST: I.rllihriilse Mr-iliclur Hal Toilay. Chinook Winds hocoinillR gnsls In in alons foothills. Highs Thursday: Mainly siitinv and continuing mild. Iliglis near Ii5. Columbia Knolenay Today: Periods of rain. Hain oo cnsion.illy mixed snow this Winds rising it times to fresh southerly. Thursday: Mainly cloudy with -isolated showers. Highs both days 45 to 50. Lows tonight mid 30s, i MONTANA i L'nsl of Continental Divide .03 Parity cloudy mid warmer to- .04 day. Showers over western .07 i mountains late this afternoon and toniqht. Cooler Thursday rain south portion nnd showers elsewhere. Highs today CO to 70, Lows tonight 33 to -15. Iligh.i Thursday mostly 50s. IVcsl of Continental Divhle. Parllv cloudy this morning. Cloudy showers this after- noon tonight and Thursday. Cooler Thursday. today in 50s. Lows tonight 30s, highs Thursday mostly 40s. leave. Afler Ihc fuel tanks were half-tilled, the DC-B took oil again. Uiis time for Phoenix, Aiiz. But it was rerouted to Cal- gary. The hijacker began talking about bailing out and Captain Vcrn Ehman said the man _____ _ play i tov a knile lo cut. the EXPERIENCED SALES CONSULTANTS for RESIDENTIAL SALES INCENTIVE PROGRAM BASED ON MONTHLY SALES All inquiriei held in strides) confidence ---------------------------ALSO REQUIRED---------------------------- AN EXPERIENCED INSURANCE STENOGRAPHER Apply in person or writs MR. D. LOGAN TAIT or MR. H. HAROLD FOX AGENCIES (1972) LTD. "One of Soulh Albeila'i targeil Renllori" COLLEGE MALL P.O. Box 1236 Phono 328-3331 very EDMONTON (CP) The quality of wnlr-r in the Oldman River during p'cbniary was "very Enviroment Minister W .1. Yurko said lo- day in announcing monitoring results. Dissolved oxygen conlcnl was up slightly from Ihe previous in January. The mini- mum dissolved oxygen was B.5 parls per million lielow Taber. Provincial standards require a dissolved oxygen content of al least five parts per million. Nutrient levels continued to show an appreciable increase as Ihe river passed through Ixithbridge. Background con- j cenlration upstream of bridge was O.I parts per million for both phosphates and am- monia nilrogcn. This increased Lo 0.0 parts per million for phosphates and 0.4 parU per milion for ammonia nitrogen above Taber. The Ofdman river rises In the Rockoy Mountains and flows j to reach a height of into the River, AllTlirii 1..MNT. year.s in politics not only Lliost: elected him, but also each member ot his roiislituency. lie snid Vancou- ver Soulh wns "the most pros- porous riding in Ihe Dominion of Canada." Mr. Gibson, 34, who spent four years as an assistant to Mr. Laing and has been special assistant to Primn Minister Tru- dcau for the last (our years, was chosen by declamation to contest the scat at the next fed- eral election. all stipulations of the siring on a package lie said con- llnich 20 agreement, reached In i.-iined a parndmlc. There was Amsterdam." no parachute. E. B. Eclmondson. executive The captain offered Ihe fire director of the I.' S. Chess Fed- nxc and when Ihe man put down oration, .said Monday in New [ho shotgun lo cut Ihc Balloon launchod ALICK SPRINGS, Australia (It cuter) An Australian- American research team Wednesday launched the world's higficst baloon lo moni- tor mysterious x-rays from outer space. The baloon, whtn completely filled with helium, has a diamclcr of 500 feet. It is South Saskatchewan [ccl and is likely to drill 1 wr.slward. Yorl: that Kuwc should get to- gether with Fischer and Spas- sky la work out Ihe problems. Smallpox death loll reaches 25 BELGRADE (Rculerl The death toll in the Yugoslav smallpox epidemic rose to 25 Tuesday as two more deaths were reported from Ihe south- em province of Kosovo. An official statement gave the lotal number of cases in Ihe country since the outbreak of the epidemic in Kosovo three weeks ego as US. Monday's o.'ficial figure was 1J3, but nllhouijh one new case lias been registered in the last 24 it was discovered Ihal two earlier cases were recorded twice. Monday's figure should therefore have been U7. The total number of cases recorded in Kosovo now Is 103, of which V have been [atal- CROWN SCI MODEL 250 Capacity 2 lo yards. Cuffing Drawbar Horsepower required 50. MODEL 600 Capacity to 6 yards. Cultinn widfh- Drawbar Horsepower required 70. These EARTHMOVERS are specifically designed and constructed for farm use. 1'icy are intended lo be used with farm Iractors lo moke H possible lo do many farm [and ii.iprovemenls such as drainage, trenching, build- ing farm cJugouls, irnrjution and olhcr carlh moving GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COUTTS HIGHWAY IFIHBRIDGE PHONE 328-1141 Captain Ehmon "pilchccl lhc pm clown the aisle as far as I could and grabbed llis throat Wilh the help of other crew members, Ihe man was subdued but continued to thrash around, so he was bit on Hie head wilh tlu axe handle and knocked im- conscious. Big development project nned 1 J All highways In Ihe talh-i are advised lo watch EDMONTON 'CP) A S13-1 bridge district are bare and j'or 'rest heaves m this area. Banff-ftadium highway is mostly bare with occasional slippery scclions. Banff-Jzspor highway Is in uiVcr driving concli'.ion. (ivcs or c'vins are re- OFFICIAL AS OF O'.Ofl A.M TODAY COUI1TESY OF AMA million residential commercial, jn gfmi development will be built over lhc Canadian National Rail- ways' rail yards in downtown Edmonton, 'iL was announced Tuesday. The developer of the project is Payne and Associates of Ed- monton and construction is ex- pected lo begin this summer. Developer Thomas Payne snid olfice will be built first and then The idea is lo up air space evci tin rail yard, condition. Highway 1, Trans Canada' Highway, Crlgary Banff is ai'rt dry. Panff-fio'den, hare ar.d dry. Golden lo fravcllirg on any is fic.-.crally bare wi'.hi moir.'.nin or ski r.cccsa ice and fallen rock. rond. POltTS OF ENTRY (Opfnlng and Closing CouKs 2.1 hours; Canvay 9 am. to G p.m.; Honiln 0 m. [n 6 p.m.; I'.ooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; KingsRalo, H.C 2i hours; Porthill liykcrt.i 8 a.m. to midnight. Chic! Mountain closed, WildbOTte, 8 am. to 6 p.m, ;