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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 10, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 2 THE UTHBRIDGE HERALD Mondny, April 10, 1977 t'epare lor Catholics B vj ._.. n H--a Trcini Roman Catholics in tlic HoysitlL1, (.'rep y an uml Brandyvcll sirong- holds of Londonderry bey an preparations for their own "gen- era I election'1 lixlay following new hard line staU'menls hy tlic miilruuxl Irish Republic a n Army. IK A leaders called n rare news conference Sunday to an- nounce their phitis for an clec- lion They claimed Ihey had the solid support of the Catholic people of tlic cily for their acl- inmisli alive proposals and for a continued military campaign the British Army in Northern Ireland. The new authority woulel be governed by the IKA. through ils politieal wing, Sinn Kcin. Al- though the election is opcji lc> everyone, it is IhoujiliL unlikely that'anyune else would want to I part, Tlic au'.horily uould form a part cif Hie UJfldli, the em- bryonic regional government Sinn Kcin lias set up with the eventual aim of eslaliUblnnB a system of government for a united Ireland. Tin's M'oiild have a ccnlral Plane hijacker pleads not guilty A note sent to Capt. Vem Kliiit.-m ordering Ihe plane lo elected trial by judge alone Great Falls. Monl., where SI.5 CAI.r.ARV iCIM Paul Jo- seph Cini. 27, of Calp.Tty Incl.iy and a plea of not guilty to ;ill charges laid in the in- jacking of an Air CaiKida jet last Novemlxr. The trial of CinJ on seven charges opened in Alberta Su- preme Court before Mr. Jus- tice J. V. H. Milvain. Four of Ihe charges carry a maximum sentence ol lile prison. They include placing an ex- plosive and a off sliot- cim on a passenger aircraft, kidnapping wilh intent to transport nut of Canada, kid- napping with Intent to liold for ransom, extortion, illegal pos- session of dynamite, possession the lavful use of property. Originally Cinl elected Lrial hy judge and jury he en- tered a pica of not guilty Feb. Paul Chrumka, crown pros-] cculor, snid Ihe Irial %va5 ex- pected to last two or three days. Tlie charges were laid follow- big the N'ov. !2 hijacking o[ nir Canada's Flight 812, a DC-S jet carrying 1" passengers from Vancouver to Toronto, shortly aJter the aircraft left Calgary. A masker! man earning a double-barrelled shotgun emerged from the first-class cjbin washroom and called to John Aqiin of Toronto, the flight's chief purser. The man placed dynamite on B table and indicated (here was more beneath bis seat. Flee bushfire ADELAIDE, Australia (Ren- ter) A raging bushfire with walls of fire up to ICO feet high and yards long sent hundreds of residents of the Ad- elaide hills fleeing for their lives early Saturday. Thous- ands of acres were devastated and many homes destroyed be- fore the fire brought under control. million was lo be supplied. The aircraft landed at Great where S50.000 was deliv cicd, look off (or Keimm but turned back to Great where the passengers and three stewardesses were allowed It gel off. When Ihe aircraft left Cirea in I Falls the second lime, the man demanded to be flown (o Phoe- nix, Ariz., but changed his mind again and ordered the plam back lo Calgary. As the plane approached Ca! cary at 3.000 feel, the hijacke asked the pilot for a knife to cu Iwine on a package he said con tained a parachule. The captain offered a lire ax put down his shotgun, Captal Ehman grabbed him by ib throat, and assistant purse Phillipe Bonny hit him on th jbead with Ihe flat side of Ih axe. Ask Aboul The NEW INVISIBLE MULTIFOCAL LENS (MULTILUX) overnmcnl In Dublin and an iispecificd number of regional ulhoritics such as Ihe one in iAYS SlTrOHT l.ACKINfi The Londonderry commander I Ihe Provisional IRA, Martin IcGuiness, said there was no ignificanl public support for a nice in the struggle against the Jrilish Army. He said liis moil would Hghl until the were with- lrav.n, the Northern Ireland abolished and all po- ilical prisoners set free. Meanwhile, William he new secretary of slate for iorthern Ireland, ruled out any lossibility of talks with the gun- nen. He said he could not "agree o talk to those who insist on trying to achieve their ends by violence." Some 30 Catholic priests Sun- :lay marie a call from tlie pulpit for "peace, reconciliation, nego- tiation and discussion." Tlie joint appeal was made in ireas of Belfast known (o be IBA strongholds. It urged the IIIA gunmen not .0 mistake the Catholic popula- tion's hostility to internment and their fear of attack as in any way supporting tlie bomb- ings and shootings. The statement said: "As priests working in tliese areas, we know that the people want to see nn end to armed conflict, and an end to Internment and an end to Die violence by the military. They want to see peace, reconciliation, negotia- tions and discussion." IRA STRIKES AGAIN Shortly after the appeal went out, the IRA struck again. A "punisliraent squad" c( the IRA was blamed for beating, painting and feathering a preg- nant housewife and tying her to a lamppost. Police said six youths and two women carried out the Sundaj night attack on Philomena Me Guckin, who is five months' pregnant. Mrs. McGucklrj, 24, a Roman Catholic, was dragged from her kitchen In Belfast ivhila her Lhree small children screamed Spring storm hits central Alberta THE CANADIAN pnKSS The temperature ot Ihc al> A spring storm vvbippc brough central Alberta early iumlay, stalling traffic with up .0 four inches ol snow. The storm extended from Lcikic, just south of Kdmon- :on, to Olds, 45 miles north of Calgary, and reached its peak the lied Deer limisfall area. HCMP said visibility was to port Sunday inonrini; dipped lo near zero and east and west were blocked country of Red during roads Deer the ITAIIAN ELECTION CAMPAIGN These are two of items berig used to ollracl voters in Hie Parliament election in Italy scheduled for May 7-8. The poster at lefl, dis- played in the Rome office of the Italian Socialist party, shows a rolouelied portrail of Giorgio Ulimirante, leader oF Ihe Kalian Neo-fascist parly. The writing obove llie pholo made to look iiku Adolf Miller translates" would you enlrusl this man with your under Ihe photo "Fight with a Socialist vole.' The scarf in the photo at right is the de- sign of Emilo PIJCCT for the Italian Liberal Parly. (AP Walk off jolt at Sunday game TV hockey crew suspended J B- storm's :Hit-honr thrust through the district. Conditions had improved by noon MST, although police said roads wore still wet and slushy and Iraffic was moving slowly. Light snow still falling but highway driving lanes were open. SKT RECORD Elsewhere on the weather .scene as much as six inches of snow fell on elevated parls of Vancouver laic Saturday nnd early Sunday, covering spring flowers and making Lliis the snowicsl April on rcnovcl. Tlio M'oalhcr office at Van- ouver intertintional office re- 1.4 inches of snow hat fell at times In near-bliz- irtl conditions. Tlie previous record (or nil ot April was inches, set in 955, The snow nccompuniod un- seasonably cold weather which las resulted In record low emperatures across British Columbia. _.ie degree colder than previous record for the date set 20 years ago. Saturday, a record low maxi- mum Icmpcralurc of 48 was set, healing the former record of 4B.1 sol In 1907. Mosl other areas ot the prov- ince escaped (lie snow which hit (lie lower mainland, but cold temperatures in the Oka- nagan could result In damage to fruit trees, which arc bcgin- ning to bud. The overnight lows Sunday DIES Former Sec- retary ol Slate runes F. Ityrncs died ni his home in Columbia, S.C. after an ex- tended Illness tit 02. Tlie one- lirnc iicMSpnper vendor is shown In JIGS wearing the American Statesman medal Riven him by the Freedoms Foundation. (AP Wirephoto) MONTREAL fCPl Cans- clian Mai'coiii Ltd. suspended the television crew covering the fourth game of the National Hockey League playoffs be- tween Montreal Canadicns nnd New York Hangers Sunday night nfter the crew walked off the job in sympathy with sfrik- ing CBC technicians. The crew was "suspended pending investigation" because Ihe technicians did not have the right lo walk out, said Don Mariz, vice-president ot the broadcast division of Canadian Marconi, owner of the CTV-affil- ialed CI-TF-TV. The first period of the game was televised from the Montreal I Forum Sunday mflh.t_. hut Ihe telecast switched to the Toron- to-Boston game in Torontu rlur- hig the first intermission when the crew walked out. ''Only the crew at the Forurn ore said Mr. Martz, explaining thai techni- cians at the studio stayed on the job. lie said the crew violated their collective agreement hy walking out, but Robert Bou- chard, chief negotiator for Ihe Quebecers may face new strike MONTREAL (CP1 Qucbcc- ers race the possibility of a sec- ond strike by public service employees ns a union strategy committee meets to consider the next step in a con- tract dispute with the Quebec government. Leaders of a common front of unions representing the employ- Notional Association of Broad- work today, but the CBC threat- ened a lockout across Quebec, if IIB teclinicians were not at work Sunday night. In a telegram lo the union Saturday, the CBC told techni- cians they must guarantee cov- erage of Sunday's game or slay out further notice. Tlie union also Wiis asked to attend a meeting today to dis- cuss conditions for a return to in Quebec and for ade- quate coverage ot remaining playoff games. Mr. Bouchard said he plans to attend the meeting. The disngreement between NABET and CTV involves the wording ol article B2 of (lie collective aprcemcnt with Cana- dian Marconi. Union, CN rail criticized for pension hike inaction and up INCOME prepared by computer Set up especially for Ihe typical Canadian family, Bcnelicial's Income Tax Service is fully computerized. Your tax return infor- "mation is calculated and triple-checked for Ihe lowest tax by one of Canada's most modern computer pro- rjrammod to do your taxes. Act now. Avoid the rush. Call Ihc Beneficial Finance office near you, or just drop in. You're flood for more at Beneficial. Beneficial JncomeTax Service A ees announcer! Sunday they will recommend the committee call a general strike unlimited du- ration. The unions gave a 12-hour no- tice before they walked out for 2-! hours March 28 hut warned there ivould be less advance warning hefore the next strike. The finvernmcnl ohlaincd Su- perior Court injunctions order- ing Hydro-Qubeec nnd r.on-med- ical workers at hospitals for the mentally and chronically ill to remain at work during any gen- eral strike. But the leaders of Quebec's three main labor federations said Sunday they believe "that the great majority of our mem- bers do not intend to abide hy the injunctions." cast Employees nnd Tecluil- cinns, said the crew was justi- fied in their action. LOCKOUT LOOMS Meanwhile, a province-wide lockout loomed following CBC radio and television technicians' refusal to report for work Sun- dny The technicians left work at 5 p.m. Saturday, cancelling French-language broadcasts of the third game In the quarter-fi- nal series between the Cana- dicns and Rangers. English-language coverage was provided by CFCF-TV which was lo handle Sunday night's game. EDMONTON (CD B both union leaders and Canadian National Railways manage- ment were criticized Sunday for inaction on pension increas- es for railway workers. Karl White, British Columbia branch vice president of the Caoadian Railway Pension As- sociation, told -a meeting; of 300 railway workers and their wives ho was not happy with the handling of the situation by the general chairman's as- sociation, the railway union's pension-handling organization. Mr. White said the B.C. branch sent a telegram to the CN general chairman's as- sociation demanding the esca- lator clause be two per cent called for In the CGA brief which is to be presented to the CNR pension board Wednes- day. "The chairman of our gener- al chairman's association, when lie suggested a one per slumped lo 28 at Pcnllcton and a chilly 25 (it Kelowna under clear skies. DlfiGlN'G OLT The weather office reported (hat the cold weather would continue, with no cud in sight. In the many Nova Scotinns were dieting tint to- day in tlie wnke ol a weekend storm (lint dumped between five and IS inches of MIOW across Uie province and all but paralysed marl traffic. The wcallier office said skies should Ihr'Highout the At- lantic region by early Ihis afternoon but another disturb- ance from the central United States is expected to bring more snow and rain to Ihe dis- trict Tuesday night. RCMP urged motorists to stay off higlivvays, Air transportation was back to normal today following can- cellation of most f I i g h I s throughout the region Sunday. Weather and road report SUNniSK TUESDAY 5: IS SUNSET several fal-cnt union leaders." Statements by the railwa; lh.il iL paid more into the pci: sion fund than its employees are ''the most vicious propa ganda 1 have ever Mr White artdert. "It's deceitful and despicable and a discredit to the he said, reading figures fi- nancial statements to tile audi- ence to support his claim. Wilf McDonald of Edmonton, one of the association's orga- nizers, said the Alberta branch originally proposed seven rec- ommendations on p e n s 1 on Plncbcr Creefe Medicine Hat Edmonton Grande Prairie fianff.......... Calgary........ Victoria....... Penliclon Prince George Kamloops Vancouver Saskatoon rtegina........ Winnipeg Toronto Ottawa........ Montreal....... St. John's...... Halifax........ Charlottelown Krcdcricton Chicago....... New York..... [Miami........ H 47 42 50 39 37 37 411 47 49 1, Pro 21 16 19 13 .11 15 12 16 33 24 24 31 31 2-i .03 FORECAST Lntlihriclgc Mcllirlnc Hnl Today: Sunny. Tuesriayi Mainly clnuriy. A periods of light rnin or Enow. IXJWR rear 20. llislis 49 lo 45. Calgary Today: Sunny. Tuesday: Mainly cloudy. A few periods of light snow. Lows 15 lo 20. Highs 3S to 40. Cotumliia, Konlrnny To- day: Mostly cloudy. Few sun- ny p c r i o d s in the Kootcnays 23 32 23 2.1 29 20 22 20 37 37 and lew showers in Iho Colum- bia district. Tonight and Tues- day: Cloudy with showers of rain and snow. Gusly winds in showers. Continuing cool. Highs both near -10. Lows to- .01 night mid-20s. I MONTANA ..I East of Continental cloudy today becoming changes but that they could be Angeles cent escalator surely be one clause, of the must most timid, fat cat union leaders v.itb which Canadian National has to ncgoliatc." LOYALTY WAKPED Mr. While said compulsory uniojvsni, introduced by Ihc Mr. Bouchard said Lhe union in 1S55, has warped the told technicians to go back to I loyalty of "a few at least and up in one adoption of Ihe public service plan total. The meeting approved a res- olution urging adoption of Ihe full public service pension plan. The resolution said I workers alone, all fed- eral government civil service employees, armed forces and crov-n corporation workers, do not" receive a two-per-cenl-a- year increase. Hailwayiucn now r c celve sb'ghlly less than Hi percent a year while paying the same amount ns other civil servants Into pension funds. Las Vegas Phoenix Rome..... Pnris...... London Berlin..... Amsterdam Moscow Stockholm Tokyo 51 79 70 EH 92 C-! J5 59 45 52 43 .37 58 (W 60 62 3 51 3 4.1 3- 39 3 53 3 cloudy tonight. Showers south- west late lonight. Tuesday showers most sections with snow in the higher mountains. Little tcniperalure change. Ilighs today and Tuesday 45 to 55 west and north 55 to 60 southeast. Lows tonight 2S lo 33. of Cnnlinrnliil Partly cloudy today wilh scat- tered showers by late after- noon. Showers tonight and Tuesday with snoiv in the high- er mountains. L i I 11 ft temper- ature change. Ifigds today and Tuesday 45 to 55. Lows tonight 25 to 35. CORNER 4TH AVE. t 6TH ST., IETHBRIDGE (Vfoolwortli Bldg.) 327 3505 orr.N BY APPOINTMENT pnont Fon HOURS Broken and discontinued lines of men's footwear fay thfl world'i fanlaitic genuins price reductions. Hurry In and Savel leading manufacturers now yours at BARKER NOVAS BAILY 9 McHALE Regular Valuei lo 40.00 SALE, PAIR BARKER NOVAS AND McFARLANE Regu.'ar Value! to 32.50 SALE, PAIR CASH AND FINAll LIMITED QUANihlESI ON FOURTH AVENUE CROWN MODEL 250 Capacity 2 lo yards. Cutting widlh- Drawbar Horsepower required 50. MODEL 600 Capacily 4tt to 6 yards. Culling width- Drawbar Horsepower required 70. These EARTHMOVEftS are ipeclfically designed and conslrucled For farm use, They arc intended Jo he used with farm traclon Jo make possible lo do many farm [and improvements such as drainage, Irenching, build- ing farm dugouts, irrigation and other earlh moving GENERAL FARM SUPPLIES COU1TS HIGHWAY LETHDRIDGE PHONE 328-1 Ml OH'ICIAI. AS Ol-' A.M. TODAY COUJITE.SY or A.MA All highways In the Lcth- bridgc district are bare ond dry and in good condition. Highway I, Calgary to Banff, hare and wet, Banff-Golden has 2 inches of new snow, plowed and sanded, few slippery sec- tions. Golden to is bare. Watch tat frost heaves and fallen rock. Hcvclsloke lo Three Valley dap Is hare and wet. llanff-R a d i 11 m highway, I inch of new snow, slushy sec- tions. Banff-Jasper highway, 2 Inches of snow, plowed and Enrlcrl, few slippery sections. f'.: ov; I': es rre re- quired travelling thro'.rrjh any mo.ir.t iin nrca or ski- access road. PORTS OF ENTRY nml Closing Coulls 24 hours; Carway 9 a.m. loVi p.m.; Del lionita 9 .ni. to 6 p.m.; j Rooscville. B.C. 0 a.m. to 6 P.M.; Kinnsgatc, R.C., 21 hours; Porthill Rykcrls 8 am. to midnljhL Chief Mountain closed. 8 a.m, to p.m. ;