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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta _ THE IE1HBRIDGE HERALD ApHI 11 ,1973 News in brief China releases spy (Reuter) i ish colony. He looked pale but HONG KONG China freed a German technician today, who had been sentenced to 10 years in jail in 1939 en charges of spying for tht United States. The technician, Trutz Hitter Von Xylander, 33, carried his own luggage as he walked briskly across the Lo Wu border bridge to freedom in this Brit- otherwise appeared to be m good health. The technician was arrested in November, 1967 work- ing in Cliina for a Frankfurt firm building a petrochemical plant in Lanchow, northwest China. He was jailed in 1969 as an alleged agent of the U.S. Cen- tral Intelligence Agency Stronger voice assured TORONTO (CP1 Provinces are to have a strong voice in foreign investment screenings, Claude Bennett, Ontario minis- put in the proposed procedures embodied in legislation now be- j fore parliament. It would give the federal gov- ter of industry and tourism re-1 ernment power to screen cer- vealed Tuesday The minister told the legisla- ture he had been assured by the federal ernment that prov- tain types of foreign invest-1 ment in Canada and foreign takeoveis of sizable Canadian companies, permitting only those in the country's best in-' Mystery solved inces would have a strong in-1 terest Commission suggested EDMONTON (CP) A pro-j Mr. Russell, in a news re- vincial consumer affairs com- lease, said that the commis- Frankfurt attorney-general ruled Wednesday that a recently unearthed skeleton with certainty belonged to long missing Hitler deputy Martin Borman (right in war- time uniform) and pronounced him officially dead. story on page mission should be set up under the consumer affairs depart- ment _ to hold public hearings and recommend consumer leg- sion. made up of five people including at least three wom- en, would develop a consumer education program and distri- islation. Bob Russell, Alberta i bute consumer information to Liberal leader, said today. I schools. Crime syndicate alleged CJ VANCOUVER (CP) Police; store cut from his de- Chief John Fisk said Tuesday "professional eastern crim- partment's 1973-74 budget by city officials. inals" have moved into Van- He made the allegations cotrver and a Seattle-based organized crime in docu- Chief Fisk will ask city coun- da'-'- He rauld not cil's finance committee to re- 1 for further comment. Gas price hike sought reached Crime inquiry in Quebec Sports fixes alleged by ex-bookie Gov't prepared for DREE talks VICTORIA (CP) Columbia wants a ten-fold in- crease in the premium paid for B.C. natural gas exported to MONTREAL Aboud, a farmer bookmaker currently serving time for fraud said Tuesday he helped fix two horse races at a local track in 1961 and knew of instancss when other sports, including hockey, were fixed. "We made a lot of dollars on that he told the Quebec Police Commission inquiry into organized crime when describ- ing the fixing of races in Sep- tember, 1961. Aboud said both races were rigged so that a horse namsd Ilty Bitty Debby could win and that the fixes had been made by sick said about 60 jper cent of j payoffs to the opposing jockeys. the province's gas is being ex- ported at "bargain basement j prices." was arranged through the United States, Jlines Min- j He said he will ask the KEB, ister Leo Nimsick said in a j regarding estcoast Transmis- staiement today. sion Co "s proposed new con- Announcing a special meet- p" named EUlott' he saifl sion Co's proposed new con-' The former bookmaker also ing in Ottawa this Friday with Co., that instead of a 1.5 cent premium per thousand cubic the National Energy Board to, feet) 15 cents shouid be discuss gas exports. Mr. Mm- by supervisors be replaced.' He said there is sometimes injustice in the ratings because cf inaccuracy and sometimes malicious tactics. eminent officials who had told the ombudsman the perform- Diary of Lieut. G. A Frencli, Officer Commanding N w M. Police 1374. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 2nd Started abcat 7pm wi-en ojt shout two hours I rode up to the advance guard and observed some moving objects near the 'eft flankers I rode ou' there, the flankers thought they were ponies. On going a litt'e further I thought sure they vtrc buffaloes. Presently the? began running, leaving no doubt m the nvtter. I took a carbine from one of men and after them, headed them and turned them to- the train, fired at one which dropned back and was School fire cause not determined TABER Cause of the Cen- tral School blaze here Monday night has not yet been deter- nificant" number cf the" rating mined, school officials said to- reports do not show a true pic- day ture of the employee fre- ucdersland because the supervisor j fire inspectors have been called the employee on ,in to study this fire." said paper because of a lack of M. Greenauay. secretary-1 courage. Oral evaluation may treasurer, Taber School Divi- more frank, he said Mr. McClellan call- for Ofr.ciais are 35 to friends in Boston. He did not know if Johnston was then playing goal for the Bruins. The National Hockey League guide says Johnston did not join the Bruins until two years later. "The situation is obvious but themselves i T sa-v il was a be He calls for accurate report- ing and sfd employees are entitled to be protected from reporting and have the right to The report _also quotes gov-l evalua- there." Aboud said. Meanwhile former National Concern over the civil ser-1 Hockey League all-star goalie ance ratings are "useless in j rice ratjngs ou H he able in the N W M P march Grades to "dU acco'm' J'ear lhcv t-st wjth the hch of nan- onr ,r- i modatcd at the W. R >n-ers MH. OFFICIAL AS OF A.M TODAY COURTESY OF A MA he able in the N W M P Tnarch the bcip of a map" OUT students are just com- pleting a map which shows each niaiht's stop as well as points of interest mentioned m the Send Kc to NWMP. Projco, Hamiltw .Tumor Hjgh Grades A to 6 will be accom- imodatcd at the W. R High School across the from the new Central ScbooL More than 203 ptipil1? were i jjivan a temporary "holiday" of the fire year they were "There was. however, one nf nor derpgalcry ktter on his j file, submitted by a siroervi- Tom ScaJJen, of the 2. north to Calgarj 35 bare awi dry. Caigary to iBd- good winter driving thc.t of 1 million u? return from an Ottawa confer- ncapolis-based Medical Invest- enrt1 of federal and provincial j ministers of trade and com- merce. nc'A arc required which are "more Inc federal' tiade and conuneroc department should lake respon- jsibility for regional develop- ment. The federal department for hours over also found Scalten pdlty of making a false pnospectus to induce the public to purchase shares in North- parent companv j Highway L Calgary to Banff is bare and dry. Banff lo Rev-1 bare and dry, watch north if to the end rocli Cresfon-Salmo of the and dry, w }rom and fallen rock ol jhc j s Border and BanfWav per highways are bare and dry.' Motorists are reminded that iCan3slon- to -1 iwm tires and chains are re- quired when travelling through any National Park or ski ac- cess road. Highway 5fi frim Vauxhall to Ilie junction of Highway 1. Highway 2, Cardston to the U.S. border. PORTS OF ENTRY (Opening and Closing TimpO- QralJs ...........__........-.. hours: Canvay 9 a.m to 6 pm Bouts a m fofipm- Ouartf-rs at iK Oilan-a office Vantoiner Canwks of Rooseville, B.C. 9 a.m. 6 p m Kinpfgatc. 15 f 24 j and decrwtralw it.-, National Hockcj Tueagoe 'Porthill Rjkert.s R a ni to midnight, Chipf is 1w Ftxlyv WjUBwrne 8 tn 5 ;