Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
Godaddyseal image
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 1

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 27

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives


Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta FORECAST HIGH WEDNESDAY 15-50 I HI I'KICH NOT OVER 10 CEN'i'h TWO SECTIONS 18 PAGES ALBERTA, TUUSIJAY, APRIL n, 1072 TOP OSCAR WINNERS Gene Hackmon leans over to kiss Jane Fonda after they were named "besl actor" and actress" a1 the 44th annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles Monday night. (AP Wirephoto) Cream HOLLYWOOD CAP1 The French Connection, a slam-bam? modern thriller about New York police chas- ing narcotics smugglers, has won the Oscar race with five Academy Awards, Including best picture of the year. The r.tar of the film. Gene Hackman, won the best actor award. William Fried kin, the film's director, re- ceived Die best, director Oscar. Jane Fonda won Ihe gold -plated statuette for best actress as Ihe cUisny, cynical call-girl of Klutc. To prep n re for the role, she disclosed she had apenl. a month living with nroslilules and call girls In New York" City. Honors pi.'iyrrs in Monday night's Annual movie neadnny presentations we lit to Ben John- son anrl Claris Leiic'hnirm of The Last Picture Show. Johnson played pool cafe pro- prietor and central citizen of a small, dusty Tcxns town. Miss Leachman portrayed the sex-starved, un- faithful wife of Ihe; high school football coach. The emotional for a finery-spangled audience of 2.900 in Hie Music Centre Tavifion came with I ho appearance v.hik'bnired Charlie Chaplin to receivu an honorary Oscar and a standing, roaring ovalion. "Worrl.s am fo fulile, so feeble." he said in n halt- Ing, shallow voice after acknowledging the long ova- tion with waves, smiles, thrown kisses and slight bows. "I can only say thank you for the honor of invit- ing me here. You're wonderful, sweet people.'1 Master of ceremonies Jack Lemmon handed him a ObaplLnesquf1: ran and bowler, the hat falling off his head as Chaplin did ,1 comic gesture with it. The comedian's v-ii'o OCMFI --im' nf the fhow gathered around him t.he nrrhostrn played H Chaplin song, Smiln. A morn: for Oscars, Fiddler on HIP Hoof wori three1 for cinematography, sound and scoring. .Nicholas ;im! Alexandra n'on for costume de- sign, art direction and .sc-t decoration. Norm nn .Itv.uson, a unlive of Toronto, uas Hie pro- ducer of Fiddler on iho Hoof. AnnUicr jifr-ininnit nl Hit: corc-mony was aclor Stiiiifi'hiiT'l. n nnlu'e of Snint -John. N.B., Yabloiiski case woman to squeal WASHINGTON, F'a. (EP> Anette Gilly, accused in the Va- blonski family slayings, pleaded guilty today to three counts of murder and one count of con- spiracy in exchange a pros- ecution promise not to seek tho death penally. Mrs. Gilly, 31, of Cleveland previously had pleaded not guilty to the charges resulting from the murders more than years ago of United Mine official Joseph (Jock) Yablonski and his wife and daughter. There were ncw.s reports last vcck (hat Mrs. Gilly was ex- pected to plead guilty find turn slate's evidence against licr father, Eilous Hudtllesion. K.> re tired coal miner and former I "MW official fron1. LaFolclle, Tcnn., who is scheduled In on (rial Tor Ihe killings next Sources close to the case said Mrs. Gilly discussed Ihn slay- ings in detail while in Philadel- phia recently, and signed a statement, implicating two other persons in Ihe crime- Mrs. Gilly is one of five per- sons in custody in the Mayings so far. Besides her husbnml mid father, the others include Au- bran fBuddy) Marin, c o n v i c t e, d and sentenced to death last Eall, and Claude K. Vealey, 28, who pleaderl guilty and turned state's evidence last summer. If was larpcty nn Ihe nf Vealey's testimony that. Martin and Gillv wore convicted. Gilly was tried, founrl puilty and sen- tenced to Ihe electric chair carlv this year. Seen and heard City goes it alone on west side project O JL By RICHARD KUKKH Herald Staff U'rilor The ttill go it alone. That was the decision of city council Monday night on the approach to developing west littibridgc. As a result, Carma Develop- ers and Engineered Buildings Ltd., bolh of Calgary, will be advised (hat neither of tlieir proposals is acceptable. No details of how the city would develop I lie west .side were mentioned. However, I he administration w a s instructed to give "first priority to re- viewing and revising Hie pres- ent development s c h e in WILS submitted (o coun- cir 'st fall. Tho instruction included gen- eral guidelines to provide for morn front footage, to keep high esthetic standards and rnrJntain development controls. The Alberta Housing Corpo- ration will be asked to conduct a market survey the re- vised plan hns been completed. ''Discussions to this point have made it clear to council that financing considerations make it impossible to accept the {Carma and Engineered) proposals." Alderman Vaughan llembroff said. will have to do it our- selves if we expect any return on our he said. SOMETHING SPECIAL "Keeping in mind we want something special over there, the city planners are to have lii work hard and lv'' on a solution, he said. For his own part, Aid. Hembroff said he "is prepared even to miss this year." hut he still hopes "to see development in the fall or late summer as proof the city is anxious to go the west side." Aid. Steve Kotch said council is "looking for greater things in west Lelhbridge than on the east but they "don't want to jump in just to avoid mU cism for taking so long." We a I! re a [i ?.e we we re i idealistic about, tho plan II ii was first set Aid. Vera Ferguson saitl. The schi'iiio 1 n v o 1 v c s acres west of the University of Lethbriclge which would be de- veloped in three phases 512-year period. At. the time the city caller! (or proposals, City Manager Tom Nutting said there could be an investment of about 37 million for streets, trees and green strips, parks and a 37- KIe l prob- lem ns a forest lie has lo tost the quality of the fish periodically T'irk wondering whal the mnv psvchrdelic buses and drivers1 uniforms will tor the who killed a kidnapped Italian industrialist and an army general. President. Alejandro Lanusse said thr; would not change his decision to hole] elections next March lo return tlu; country to civilian control, Guerrillas of the leftist Peo- ple's Revolutionary Movement (L'RPt, a Ti'oLskjist organiza- tion bent on blocking the elec- tions, and the Revolutionary Armed Forces (KAR) were blamed for the HilinRs that took place within Ihree hours of each other Monday in cilics iRfl miles apart. (inn. .limn Carlos 52, romniandrr of Argeotina's 2od Army, slain by lerronsta who sprayed bullels itilo his car in Rosario, north of the capital. The volley also killed n womtm byslandci" and severely wonrdctl thr ficn- oral's driver. LIST SF.VKN The two guerrilln tions announced thai the mur- der nf was thn first of a series of "e x e t- u t i o 11 s'' and listed seven people, including Kosario's police chief and San- chtix's flDpuiy. as their next vic- (ini.s. he guerrillas who three weeks ago kidnapper! Ohcrdan Sallustro, 56-year-old general manager of Fiat's Argentine subsidiary, tired tun bullets into their hostage as police clnscil in tin their hideout outside of Hue- nos Aires, but three, nf Ihe four trrrorists PPraped. miles farther north and was overrun last Wednesday. A II.S. Army general acting as military adviser for the Sai- pon region sairl the CloninnmiFla were "on Ihe run'' and added: "We'll kill them all before they gel to Carnhodia." He predicted thai Hie counter-atlacking government forces would reach the tno towns I his week. CIUNKSK DISri.KASKI) At Peking, the Chinese leadership is believed lo be ex- tremely displeased over the now U.S. air and naval buildup in the Indochina war theatre and is concerned by the use of JJ-52 bombers deep inside North Vietnam, diplomats said today. Chinese Premier Chou En-lai is thought lo have receiver! as- surances from President Nixon during his visit tr> China in Feb- ruary that the r.S. was u'inrl- ing dmvn involvement in MONTREAL (CPi Picket- lines formed lief ore Quebec's hospitals, courts, schools. ermnent offices anti Hydro- Quebec facilities today at the beginning of the province's sec- ond general public service strike in two weeks. For many, including ?chool children, the situation was con- fusing as an estimated 210.000 employees began what has heen termed an indefinite walkout across the province. Hundreds of youngsters nulled around north end rily streets, some on their way to school, others on their way home who stopped to tell their friends there was no school today, Both the Protestant and Cath- olic school boards announced classes as usual but at the dis- cretion of the principals 01 indi- vidual schools. Hydro-Quebec reported pick- ets outside their downtown headquarters, but the pickets al- lowed day shift workers into the building. At the utility's north- end service centre, however, pickets prevented about workers from going to their jobs, Leaders of a common front unions representing pub- lic servants said workers have hcen askerl not to respect in- junctions taken out by Uic prov- ince before ttic earlier general strike, March 28, lo maintain essential services, DISOBEY JNJL'VCTIONS These injunctions were ap- plied to some -5.000 essential Hy- dro-Quebec employees as well as hospitals offering care for the chronically-ill, the insane and lo a few general hospitals in the province. Workers at about half Mont- real's ]R chronic, convalescent and psychiatric hospitals diso- beyed the injunctions and did not report to work. Some hospitals reported that they were experiencing major difficulties feeding and provid- ing proper care for patients needing almosl constant super- vision. On Monday, Louis Labcrpo, president of the Quebec Federa- tion of Labor, one of three inn federations representing t h n public service employees, saiii today's strike "Is not for 2-1 is a renl The strike affects Quebec hos- pitals, courts, sclwols, liquor nutlets. Hydro-Quebec opera- tions and civil service offices, and comes after months of un- productive bargaining with the provincial government. STOPPAGE AT VANCOUVER At Vancouver meanwhila civic employees st.nrled a planned 24-hour work stoppage early Tuesday after city coun- cil refused lo order the munici- pal Lib or roliilimiK bureau lo re-open talks with the unions. Police lose trail of three Paris judge who grabbed PAULS (APi Police said today they hnrl Hie trad of from the Palace of Justus by taking a judge aivi court aides hostage. After eluding police during the night, the trio released their hostages. There was no trace nf them today, officers said. spile a network of roadblocks ami cruising pnlrol cars. Tlin fugitives were CtinMian Jnbin, 30. awttifint! trial on iwo murdtT diarprs and a count of rrjpo. and (Jt-orycs ;md Kve'vno and 20, an accused husliaml-and-wifc holdup team. The chase started, witnesses sairl, when Mrs. Segard. who had hcen free on bail, whipped two pistols and a revolver from her hnndba.q and them to ,Iubin and during an ap- pearance before r a m i n in R Judge Kobrrt Magnrm. OTFAWA (Cf'i Jobless Hp- nres rose List month contrary lo the usual March trend, and un- employment climbed to from in February. It was 650.00U in March last year. Statistics Canada reported there was an unusual influx of job-seekers in the 1 abor force last month, and while more workers were employed, more aho were unemployed. Last year, unemployment de- clined by 25.003 between Febru- ary and March. This year it rose by The March figures sent thp unemployment rate up lo 7.4 per cent of the labor force from 7 in Februa ry. But t his re- maineri below 7.6 JKT ccnl in March Insi year. 0 n a seasonally adjtiPinl basis, computed by the statisti- cians to show the underlying unemployment, rosp last month to six per cent of the labor force from in Febru- ary. It was in March last year. EXPLANATION fiTVKN No wa.s given In the data for the unusual in- crease in job-seekers. Their nu m bers s we! let! pa r t ic ula rl y flinong younger workers. On the employment side, there were more workers em- ploye ti in most, industries and there was a strong gain in env ploymenl in manufacturing. The Quebec rate declined last month lo 9.n per cent of Uio labor furce from fl.'i in Febru- ary and a year apo. Ontar- io's rn'e eased down to 5.6 last month from 5.7 in February and r-.l n year apo. The Prairie ratfi dfclined tn ii.'J from in I'cb- nmry and 5.0 a year Without the seasonal adjust- ment, liinvever, (he basic dala showed increases in unemploy- ment in the Atlantic provinces am! British Columbia, while un- employment declined slightly elsewhere. The Atlantic region rate rose to 12.1 per cent of the labor force last month from 11.1 in February and JO.ft in March last yer.r. British Columbia's rate jumped last month lo per cent frnm in February and! IU .1 vrar apo. llOOsf al loclrs for aii KDMONTON fCP) Tiie povernment rot consifloring any in Ilic renial c ii ;i r I c d by M-nior IrxfiM-h in AilnTia. Nr-3l Cr.'i'.i- foj'fl, ] Oi iuvsl'1! and cuil develrtpivjcnt. t-aid. in iha Mr. Crawford said the Asso- cialion of C i 1 i 7 e n s Homes has aj-ki-rj liiai the r.ilt'S In1 increased to fnun n month for single occu- pancy and lo SI Of" from n month for double occupancy. ;