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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGI HERAID TuwUiy, April 7, 1970 Five Persons Killed, Scores Hurt In 'Quake From AP-Renters MANILA (CP) A powerful earthquake at least fire persons and injured mere thai 175 in Manila today, tod de- stroyed a three-slorey eleraen- tarj- school where students normally attend classes. Most of the known casualties were in Manila. There were fears that the toil would rise when reports come In from the provtoces. The school was almost empty. All classes in Manila were can- celled because of a one-day geo- era! strike today called by u and student groups. Police said two children killed when they were caught under a collapsing wall in of several bujkhngs felled by he quake that rocked the cen- tral PnJb'ppirjes for almost a minute. One man was killed by a faffing! concrete slab.' At nightfall, rescue workers were digging the rubble the Pedro Guevara elemeotaty school in DOra-era Manila. Four women teachers and the daugh- ter of one of them had already Minor Car Crash Led To Killings SAUOUS, Calif. (AP) Po- fice said today a minor CM col- lision led to 12 hoars of gunfire which Kft four highway patroi- men and another man soot to death. HecoverHig ui hospital from a pistol wound in the chest was a rcan identified by police as one of the two princi- pals in the lengthy Shootout. The second man was dead, d an atppareptly self-inflicted shot- gun blast in the head. The wounded man was booKec for investigation, of marder under the name Russell Lowe! TaJberf, of Winrton-Sakm N'.C., the name on identificatioa paper he had on his person. Winsfon-Safem police said btfwever, that a man of the same riarHe in that city had re- ported his' identification" papers stolen' in a burglary' at his home: The wetlfaer bureau saM the quake tasted about SO seconds and reached .an intensity of Severn in Mania on the Reerf- Forrel Mtle, which has a maiF mum of nine. The tutional earthquake centre in Washing- ton measured the force at 7.2 on the open-ended Kichtar Kale of earthquake intensity. >rtm tte Bjuteu.- Resent reported ttere Voices m tfcii de- bris. Practical Ferdbend D. cas ordered i8 Mrpine ____ peiMiiv treated at Manila most of them fojured by flj glass ani. laflrog meeonn'" or crushed wiien thousands of peo- pte fcnrtfed oat of buiVSng. M mte struck, _nctrsc pcww was cut off M parts of the capital, but was quickly The breraor ftjifcwed by a series a? five after-shocks. The general strike today left the city's Hospitafe with oajy skeleton staff to freet the flood of injured people, But me strike -to back demands for higher; minimum with' an off-andHon iniaapbrtJK Son striife tri Mantia probably prevented marry destfa" and io- Jufies. Many Manila office workers stayed home today be- cause .of chaos.- Harbor operations in were" par by workers, and May Toss Out Planning Regulations Smith Sustained By Mormons As New Church Head (CP) Ail fltfroe figalatioM wffi be BWwii oat iijiteeiai areas of Calgary OBJ Ommtii tor el- permieats in lew'- tender bin grrai first in the legisiatiife iiWaoy, It may be extended to ether cities later, Caicntteifte of the the federal government a making trait able for nonsiag experimenta- tion and immraUoB, the bin wffi atiow' Calgary and Edmonion, with the approval of the prer- ince. to set tip experi-- ment areas in all rucipai ,and proyBicial rejfulations coald be, catidfts, arid manof acturing were a sUinV still.- .Offices and gOTernroent bad orJy Blackfoot Indian Reserve To Become Tourist Spot and get at the whole probleM of low cost Maniei- pal Affairs tfinaUf Fred Cot borne said la Wertiew the chambei', "It will allow W to waire aH regrujOonS and really get down io eipgLneB ing and innoVatag." He- saxf there pUfis j binld WO tmU WUtr tH. scheme it ftb aum- aef, .Under the Calgary _ EdJBontei may le Mt iip a special Centra) and CALGARY (CP) Plans to make the Biackfoot Indian Rf- terve info a tourist Mayor Public Row With Oii'uM CALGARY A row.'betwen Mayor'Rod Sykes airid Development Commisskio- er. Geoff has ended, in virfpry' for" the" Mayor: Sykes read brief re- port from tfe committee of the whole" Monday' night vAich said Mr. Harnilt'on had agreed Ms acttbns; weft' .incorrect when be publicly rebuked tlie mayor" for attacks ort' town piraners'. "Cbuncil has" revfewed the ri'f- tte reports" said, ''arid Is satisfied' that if arose ont of a" rnikiindcrstanaing." Mr. Ha'mBtori foBdjed with a VJ J- stsienjeni rriai nv woon en- triajiastirally sapport Sykw' program under' the di- reclion'Of doancfl.." Friday, ilr. Bfamfton" fa( said the mayor's ciitichnis o city, planners' were "vicioBS, fulling and- despicable.'' The'outburst was' pmrlpte by'a speBC'rl by Mayor" Sykes it Lethbridge in which he attadcet planning policies across Can ada. For, purtner in natrte kveWpment services, The for erpenfr urte of afaoot and Tis-v and f major sooree of ibcbme from As reserTe's fesn s, UBenspteynjent ieVel on reserre now 19.5 per The lOO-acre deyetopmtnt, (o B completed in 197d, would in- hide swimming pools, a craft hop, a fort, camp grounds, teepee village, motel, golf course, picnic riding stables and a boot fishing pond. BOYD'S PHARMACY 32S-37W fMtit. PrtKripti4n 0 Max amf Dv1 Barry Delivery Va'.m. le ftiru Friday 9 n.M. to' 4 p.m. Corp; has agreed to femore fW ftpertroen- Utkhl in the special_____ Mr Coibotfie MM cost linaly borne coM be down fCMOW JM mtUPflNE QUAKE SMrcheft the of a rhroo- Wfpled by oh thqwaU In Manila Tiwiday. W teen of a public ff6niii JDSt a Net uBtfl chorch eW6ts a" lew resieleBc- w3I ttere fie avoner ilerni assembly. Aa estimated' vteiW at- Mil N7 ft, GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES WEATHER AND ROAD REPORT LetkbrUge Pincher Creefc fedJcine Hat idrodrJton Calgary Cfinbrook ictoria Baii Threatened Oii Water Syitems Aid For Fisliermen To Be Discussed George lamloops 'Sncouver Saikatoon The development would be owiied and'operated by' the Blackfoot Indians. Mr. Fox said the planners ecommended fanning a cor- loratioii with board of direc- ors coasistmg of three men> beri of the band council plus representatiTes of various conv nKtees' and women's groups iA the reserve. Band members would become shareholders in he venture. "The wnole band would en- rust the operation d( the de- velopment to the Mr. fox said. Profits would go. to the corporation for additions and development. "At any rate, it will be mon- ey circulated within the re- serve." Payroll could run n high as a yeaf, By TftE CANADIAN PRESS Officials of the Ontaio and federal goreranents meet m CX-tawa today to discuss details of compensation f o r fishermen threatened by a ban Io imposed on two CWarto water syt-tems affected by meravy contamination of fish. Rene Brunelle, istef .of fends .and forests, announced in the pnrnncial legie-latwt; Monday die federal gW-trarnent wiB impose baa St. CSaJr Lake system, and a system in uoiUnieitau Ontario at the request of the province. At the same time, Ontario Health Minister Thomas Wells toM .the house his department has begun a crash program of testing humans for possible poisoning from eating mercury-contaminated fish, In. ParEament, Fisheriee Minister Jack Davis promised wnl be provided far commercial fishermen lueicuy poSorJon ki St. Cien- and Late Erie. "The precise formula t Dualized" at today's ir with Mr. Sriibeiie and C Resource Minister George The two governments wil in the costs, Mr. baric K He said ccmpensaiion bly will take the form ol to be .repaid following cot tion by the fishermen i companies respcreJble f mercury uOiitAfliiuMion. _.x Like meetuig The bap on ffehiiig, Mf, Bhi- neDe said, wookj affect all com- mercial and Sport fishtog on Lake St. Clair and the. St. Ciair" and Detroit nvers-wWcir form a' link between Lake Erie ami Lake Huron. The ban also win be imposed on.the Wabigooh Rivef and Clay Lake, Deaf brydeh. te nortfi- westert pht4rio. "rhis afta ha( not, previousiy been trjentionet as haying been affected by ma cury polSitJdih tai er Bay fdrooto Ottawa 39 SYNOPSIS A ZER6 Af .W 65 43 62 M 51 56 N i? 59 M 49 38 51 28 So 43 21 47 34 7? .03 .02 British Coteeli wiB MM AifaeHa Wednesday briSgmg i feiini of milder, dryer weather to most central aad aoirthern regioos. Colder air win remam wen entrenched over uoitheiiuAUbt reguns wifh a slow rnodenunf trend in afterriooB. FORECAST Utbbridge Suny aad milder Wediesday. WlKtf ligM, Uw-Wgli MefietK Hat Sonny and milder Wednesday. Winds light Low-high .CMmWa, KMteuy-Cldudy IKs morning, snnay this after- noon. Mainly dowdy" witti a few showers rain or wet snow Wednesday. Wiafi light today, pressure area from Wednesday. Low Might Wednesday at Crafr brook' 27-45. Casflegar 35-52. THE ROBERT MORSE CORP, LTD., n pltasad t6 anriotihce the dfjpomfment of TOYOTA TRAVEL CENTRE their exclusive dealer for CUSMMAN OOlF CARTS for Lethbridgs .and area Medicine Hat Youth Jailed MEDICUiE HAT (CP) Richard Baker, 18, of Medicine Hat was sentenced to three years after bnng convicted of attempted breakiog aTid enter' ing and theft. Baker pleaded' not guilty be- fore Mr. Justice Harold Riley of Calgary, He was charged after an tempt was maae to break into the downtown Medicine Hat bus depot last December, LOOK! 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Tte building is used by Peter and Wright furnilurt dealers as a slort hfjiKe, The building suffered smoke erxl water damage, The loss is bring asscsserj (oday, FircfigMers say H couM hSve been caused by burning gar- bage blowing through an open window, U Ma-led la th4 FOUIK> SHORH Thick block 611 U dearly visible on of Nova Chedaborto Bay where the oil-laden tanker Arrow grounded ond broke Ih Iwb early in February, Conwrvationistj titlmoie up to 125 miles of in the Oreo fouled by ifie escaping oil, Pumping operations to recover oil (till In the Jterri 6f (he tanker aft